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1. The Big Lebowski (1998)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime
"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.
Votes: 591,419 | Gross: $17.45M
4. Rent (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.
Votes: 43,637 | Gross: $29.08M
7. Southland Tales (2006)
R | 145 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.
Votes: 33,645 | Gross: $0.28M
8. Man on Wire (2008)
PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary
A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".
Votes: 44,910 | Gross: $2.96M
9. Choses secrètes (2002)
Unrated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Two young women find themselves struggling to survive in Paris, street-wise Nathalie, a stripper, and naïve Sandrine, a barmaid. Together, they discover that sex can be used to their ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,906 | Gross: $0.10M
12. New York Stories (1989)
PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A middle-aged artist obsessed with his pretty young assistant, a precocious 12 year old living in a hotel, and a neurotic lawyer with a possessive mother make up three Gotham tales.
Votes: 14,630 | Gross: $10.76M
14. 200 Cigarettes (1999)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Votes: 13,455 | Gross: $6.85M
15. La fille sur le pont (1999)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
It's night on a Paris bridge. A girl leans over Seine River with tears in her eyes and a violent yearning to drown her sorrows. Out of nowhere someone takes an interest in her. He is Gabor,... See full summary »
Votes: 11,554 | Gross: $1.71M
16. Parting Glances (1986)
90 min | Drama, Music, Romance
As Michael and Robert, a gay couple in New York, prepare for Robert's departure for a two-year work assignment in Africa, Michael must face Robert's true motives for leaving while dealing ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,329 | Gross: $0.54M
17. Ich und Kaminski (2015)
124 min | Drama
Young journalist Sebastian Zöllner is writing an article on artist Manuel Kaminski. Zöllner hopes that Kaminski dies soon, so that he can cash in on his article.
18. Assassination Tango (2002)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
An aging hitman gets a contract to kill a general in Buenos Aires. But when his mark becomes unavailable, he becomes involved in Argentinian tango culture.
Votes: 2,624 | Gross: $0.97M
20. The Last of England (1987)
Unrated | 92 min | Drama, Fantasy
The artist's personal commentary on the decline of his country in a language closer to poetry than prose. A dark meditation on London under Thatcher.
21. You Can't Hurry Love (1988)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
A comedy of a guy who moonlights as a low-budget director of commercials, and is looking for someone to love. So, he pays a dating service and is videotaped on several occasions. The film ... See full summary »
Votes: 356 | Gross: $0.33M
23. The Pompatus of Love (1995)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Four guys sit around drinking beer and talking, trying to figure out the meaning of "the pompatus of love" (from the Steve Miller song "Joker") and analyzing their relationships with women.
24. The Nomi Song (2004)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Having failed to break into professional opera in his native Germany (where, as an usher in West Berlin's Deutsche Oper, he would serenade the staff after the 'real' performances were over)... See full summary »
Votes: 935 | Gross: $0.07M
Not Rated | 71 min | Documentary, Romance
A portrait, mostly chronological, of composer, cellist, and vocalist Arthur Russell (1951-1992). His parents, friends and colleagues such as Allen Ginsberg and Philip Glass, his long-time ... See full summary »
26. Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Leonard Cohen (1966)
45 min | Documentary, Biography
National Film Board of Canada Donald Owen teamed with NFB producer Donald Brittain for an imaginative profile of Montreal poet Leonard Cohen.
27. Never Met Picasso (1996)
Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A gay thirty year old lives at home and is in the midst of a serious creative funk. Rejected by numerous art schools and lacking romantic prospects, he looks to his charismatic Uncle Alfred for inspiration.
29. I am a Good Person/I Am a Bad Person (2011)
80 min | Drama
When a mother and daughter tour film festivals in Europe and decide to part ways, they must confront life-changing choices alone, before returning home.
30. Who Is KK Downey? (2008)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy
Two wannabes decide they're sick and tired of trying to make a name for themselves the old-fashioned way. Terrance is trying to make it as a rock star, while Theo dreams of getting his ... See full summary »
31. Naked Conversations with Nude Women (2012)
Emulating goddess mythology and iconic paintings of reclining female nudes, 8 nude women reflect on a world without men, the human body and psyche, evolution and science.
32. Fruit Fly (2009)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Musical
Filipina performance artist Bethesda moves into an art commune to search for her long missing biological mother. Along the way, she comes to realize that she just might be a fairy princess, fag hag, fruit fly.
34. Cracking Up (1994)
92 min | Comedy, Drama
Danny Gold is a Lenny Bruce-style performance artist whose brilliance is only exceeded by his urge to self-destruct. Cad, shark, comic, addict, Danny Gold rockets and ricochets through ... See full summary »
38. The Top of His Head (1989)
110 min | Drama, Romance
A satellite dish salesman desperately attempts to find the radical woman he has fallen in love with while both of them are being pursued by the police.
40. Caroline (I) (2017)
Short, Drama | Post-production
A professional artist is on the brink of failure as she struggles with self-doubt and the resignation of her new assistant just before her first solo show.
42. Jidu hanleng (1996)
99 min | Drama
A young performance artist decides to make his own suicide his last work of art. On the longest day of the year, he plans to melt a huge block of ice with his own body heat and die of ... See full summary »
44. The M.O. Of M.I. (2002)
R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller
Michael and Tom are a happy gay couple in Austin Texas until the sexy performance artist/hustler, Jonathon enters their lives. Jonnathon is in hiding. He has a past with Michael and all is not as it seems.
46. My Heart Is Mine Alone (1997)
90 min | Biography, Drama
The life of Jewish Expressionist poet and performance artist, Else Lasker-Schüler (1869-1945), told chronologically in vignettes given context by archival footage of turn-of-the-century ... See full summary »
The Sonosopher is an experiential voyage into the peculiar life and art of Alex Caldiero. Tracing his birth and childhood in rural Sicily as well as his coming of age as a poet in New York ... See full summary »
48. Joe's Wedding (1996)
99 min | Comedy, Romance
Joe loves to rock and be wild, but the time has come for him to settle down. He is to marry a conservative daughter of a well-to-do man. On his wedding day, a fiery female artist kidnaps him in order to blackmail his future father-in-law.
49. Freaks, Glam Gods and Rock Stars (2001)
86 min | Documentary
NYC is the one place where a freak can be a freak! Performance art, drag-queens, punk-rockers, to name but a few. This film is a tour through one of Manhattan's most interesting subcultures.