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1. The Virgin Suicides (1999)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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76 Metascore

A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.

Writers: Jeffrey Eugenides, Sofia Coppola | Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Josh Hartnett, James Woods, Kathleen Turner

Votes: 108,166

2. The Replacements (2000)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Sport

6.5
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30 Metascore

During a pro football strike, the owners hire substitute players.

Writer: Vince McKewin | Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Brooke Langton, Orlando Jones

Votes: 45,020

3. Billy Elliot (2000)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Writer: Lee Hall | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

Votes: 91,487

4. The Rum Diary (2011)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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56 Metascore

American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1960s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there.

Writers: Bruce Robinson, Hunter S. Thompson | Director: Bruce Robinson | Stars: Johnny Depp, Giovanni Ribisi, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Rispoli

Votes: 81,656

5. Invincible (2006)

PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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63 Metascore

Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.

Writer: Brad Gann | Director: Ericson Core | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks, Kevin Conway

Votes: 46,843

6. Happiness (1998)

134 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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81 Metascore

The lives of many individuals connected by the desire for happiness, often from sources usually considered dark or evil.

Writer: Todd Solondz | Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Jane Adams, Jon Lovitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Dylan Baker

Votes: 52,403

7. You Don't Know Jack (2010 TV Movie)

134 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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A look at the life and work of doctor-assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian.

Writer: Adam Mazer | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Al Pacino, Brenda Vaccaro, John Goodman, Deirdre O'Connell

Votes: 20,588

8. Potiche (2010)

R | 103 min | Comedy

6.4
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68 Metascore

When her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees, a trophy wife (Deneuve) takes the reins of the family business and proves to be a remarkably effective leader. Business and ... See full summary »

Writers: François Ozon, Pierre Barillet, Jean-Pierre Grédy | Director: François Ozon | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Fabrice Luchini, Karin Viard

Votes: 7,809

9. Talk to Me (2007)

R | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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69 Metascore

The story of Washington D.C. radio personality Ralph "Petey" Greene, an ex-con who became a popular talk show host and community activist in the 1960s.

Writers: Michael Genet, Rick Famuyiwa | Director: Kasi Lemmons | Stars: Don Cheadle, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Bruce McFee, Mike Epps

Votes: 8,257

10. Kismat Konnection (2008)

153 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.2
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A luckless architect discovers a social activist to be his lucky charm. Unfortunately, she's protecting the community center he's aiming to win a contract to tear down.

Writers: Sanjay Chhel, Sai Kabir, Ashish Kariya, Rahila Mirza, Vibha Singh | Director: Aziz Mirza | Stars: Shahid Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Vishal Malhotra, Om Puri

Votes: 3,538

11. I Love You, Alice B. Toklas! (1968)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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A thirty-something square falls in love with a hippie and decides to "drop out" himself.

Writers: Paul Mazursky, Larry Tucker | Director: Hy Averback | Stars: Peter Sellers, Jo Van Fleet, Leigh Taylor-Young, Joyce Van Patten

Votes: 2,238

12. Salt of the Earth (1954)

94 min | Drama, History

7.5
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Mexican workers at a Zinc mine call a general strike. It is only through the solidarity of the workers, and importantly the indomitable resolve of their wives, mothers and daughters, that they eventually triumph.

Writer: Michael Wilson | Director: Herbert J. Biberman | Stars: Juan Chacón, Rosaura Revueltas, Will Geer, David Wolfe

Votes: 1,961

13. Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)

PG | 103 min | Documentary

8.3
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80 Metascore

A filmed account of a bitterly violent miner strike.

Director: Barbara Kopple | Stars: Norman Yarborough, Houston Elmore, Phil Sparks, John Corcoran

Votes: 3,301

14. The Politician's Wife (1995 TV Mini-Series)

185 min | Drama

7.9
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A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute.

Stars: Juliet Stevenson, Trevor Eve, Ian Bannen, Anton Lesser

Votes: 387

15. We Were Here (I) (2011)

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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94 Metascore

A deep and reflective look at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco and how individuals rose to the occasion during the first years of this unimaginable crisis.

Directors: David Weissman, Bill Weber | Stars: Ed Wolf, Daniel Goldstein, Guy Clark, Eileen Glutzer

Votes: 1,300

16. Carry on at Your Convenience (1971)

90 min | Comedy

5.9
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This is the tale of industrial strife at WC Boggs' Lavatory factory. Vic Spanner is the union representative who calls a strike at the drop of a hat; eventually everyone has to get fed up ... See full summary »

Writer: Talbot Rothwell | Director: Gerald Thomas | Stars: Kenneth Williams, Sidney James, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims

Votes: 1,971

17. Queens (2005)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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49 Metascore

Five mothers cope with the drama that surrounds their gay sons at a mass wedding.

Writers: Yolanda García Serrano, Manuel Gómez Pereira, Joaquín Oristrell | Director: Manuel Gómez Pereira | Stars: Marisa Paredes, Carmen Maura, Verónica Forqué, Mercedes Sampietro

Votes: 1,739

18. American Dream (1990)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

7.9
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Chronicles the six-month strike at Hormel in Austin, Minnesota, in 1985-86. The local union, P-9 of the Food and Commercial Workers, overwhelmingly rejects a contract offer with a $2/hour ... See full summary »

Directors: Barbara Kopple, Cathy Caplan, Thomas Haneke, Lawrence Silk | Stars: Jesse Jackson, Juan Munoz, Ray Rogers, Nina Xining Zuo

Votes: 589

19. Giant (2009)

84 min | Drama

6.8
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64 Metascore

A chronicle of a supermarket security guard's obsession with a late-shift janitor.

Writer: Adrián Biniez | Director: Adrián Biniez | Stars: Horacio Camandule, Leonor Svarcas, Ignacio Alcuri, Fernando Alonso

Votes: 1,741

20. Brother John (1971)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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An angel comes to Earth to see if the human race is worth saving.

Writer: Ernest Kinoy | Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Sidney Poitier, Will Geer, Bradford Dillman, Beverly Todd

Votes: 397

21. The Baby Maker (1970)

R | 109 min | Drama

6.1
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Tish Gray had a baby and gave it up for adoption. She is contacted by a second childless couple who want her to have the husband's baby because of the wife's inability to have children. She... See full summary »

Writer: James Bridges | Director: James Bridges | Stars: Barbara Hershey, Collin Wilcox Paxton, Sam Groom, Scott Glenn

Votes: 187

22. Harlan County War (2000 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama

6.4
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A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.

Writer: Peter Silverman | Director: Tony Bill | Stars: Holly Hunter, Stellan Skarsgård, Ted Levine, Wayne Robson

Votes: 453

23. A Matter of Sex (1984 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Dramatization of the true story of the so-called Willmar Eight, a group of Minnesota bank workers who braved freezing conditions whilst picketing their branch in a struggle for union rights.

Writer: Joyce Eliason | Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Jean Stapleton, Nancy Beatty, J. Winston Carroll, Peter Dvorsky

Votes: 70

24. Southside (2003)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

5.5
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Two friends are torn apart by passion and ambition in the violent world of amateur boxing.

Writers: Richard Crowe, Richard Zajdlic, Billy Hayes | Director: Billy Hayes | Stars: Brian Austin Green, Bret Roberts, Wendy Fowler, Greg Mullavey

Votes: 179

25. I Was a Communist for the FBI (1951)

Not Rated | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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In Pittsburgh, PA, an F.B.I. agent works to undermine the Communist party, but his brothers and his teenage boy thinks he's a real Red.

Writers: Crane Wilbur, Matt Cvetic, Pete Martin | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Frank Lovejoy, Dorothy Hart, Philip Carey, James Millican

Votes: 415

26. Bayan ko: Kapit sa patalim (1984)

108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Arturo and his wife, Luz Manalastas, both work in a printing press. After Luz becomes pregnant, Arturo ("Turing") is forced to ask for a raise. When he does so, his boss asks him to sign a ... See full summary »

Writer: Jose F. Lacaba | Director: Lino Brocka | Stars: Phillip Salvador, Gina Alajar, Venchito Galvez, Ariosto Reyes Jr.

Votes: 65

27. Mom's on Strike (2002 TV Movie)

93 min | Comedy

5.0
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Writer: Nancey Silvers | Director: James Keach | Stars: Faith Ford, Tim Matheson, Florence Henderson, Spencer Breslin

Votes: 269

28. Rent-a-Person (2004)

12 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

7.5
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A lonely bathroom attendant starts a business renting passengers to freeway commuters who want to utilize the carpool lane.

Writer: Kurt Kuenne | Director: Kurt Kuenne | Stars: James Haven, Jennifer Haworth, Manolo Travieso, Jon Molerio

Votes: 174

29. Violence (1947)

Not Rated | 72 min | Crime, Drama

5.4
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Undercover reporter Ann Mason infiltrates a neo-facist group that recruits disgruntled veterans but amnesia prevents her from exposing them.

Writers: Lewis Lantz, Stanley Rubin | Director: Jack Bernhard | Stars: Nancy Coleman, Michael O'Shea, Sheldon Leonard, Peter Whitney

Votes: 41

30. Faith (2005 TV Movie)

102 min | Drama

7.6
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A gripping story of love, deceit, betrayal and survival set against the backdrop of the Miners' Strike of 1984-85.

Writer: William Ivory | Director: David Thacker | Stars: Christine Tremarco, Jamie Draven, Kelli Hollis, Maxine Peake

Votes: 49

31. René Lévesque (2006 TV Mini-Series)

Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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The life and career of former journalist and politician René Lévesque, from 1958 to 1970.

Stars: Emmanuel Bilodeau, Pascale Bussières, Lucie Laurier, Dan Bigras

Votes: 52

32. Equality U (2008)

90 min | Documentary

7.5
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EQUALITY U is a feature-length documentary following 34 young activists on the Soulforce Equality Ride. At some stops they're welcomed with open arms, at others they're arrested for ... See full summary »

Director: Dave O'Brien

Votes: 41

33. Facing the Music (2001)

89 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.6
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77 Metascore

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Directors: Robin Anderson, Bob Connolly | Stars: Anne Boyd, Winsome Evans, The Renaissance Players, The Song Company

Votes: 86

34. Nadia et les hippopotames (1999)

102 min | Drama

5.4
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November/December 1995, and France is paralysed by the transportation strikes. The huge traffic jams oblige Parisians to walk or cycle their way through the winter months. Nadia is a young ... See full summary »

Writers: Dominique Cabrera, Philippe Corcuff | Director: Dominique Cabrera | Stars: Ariane Ascaride, Marilyne Canto, Thierry Frémont, Philippe Fretun

Votes: 68

35. Green Acres (1965–1971)
Episode: A Home Isn't Built in a Day (1966)

TV-G | 26 min | Comedy, Family

6.7
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Tired of living in a dump, Lisa demands some serious home improvements. Oliver fires the Monroe brothers and hires an architect to draw up plans. Renovations come to a screeching halt ... See full summary »

Creator: Jay Sommers | Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: Eddie Albert, Eva Gabor, Pat Buttram, Tom Lester

Votes: 13

36. Enlightened (2011–2013)
Episode: Comrades Unite! (2011)

TV-MA | 26 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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On her way to and from work, Amy passes a Justice for Janitors picket line at a Riverside Hotel. She has her own labor issues: on the Monday following his party at a bar, Dougie reports Amy... See full summary »

Creators: Mike White, Laura Dern | Director: Miguel Arteta | Stars: Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns, Timm Sharp

Votes: 107

37. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: Georgia Peaches (2011)

TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.6
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Jimmy's supporters fail to break up Chalky's strikers and negotiations fail as Margaret thinks she can buy Emily's recovery and Manny Horvitz exacts revenge.

Creator: Terence Winter | Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon

Votes: 868

38. Fault Lines (2009– )
Episode: Occupy Wall Street: Surviving the Winter (2012)

Documentary, News

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Stars: Jack Bryson, Lisa Fithian, Amin Husain, Nell Myhand

39. Rumpole of the Bailey (1978–1992)
Episode: Rumpole and the Summer of Discontent (1991)

51 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Rumpole defends a union activist accused of manslaughter while Hilda goes on strike as Rumpole's cook because of his late hours..

Writer: John Mortimer | Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Bowles, Peter Blythe

Votes: 26

40. Archer (2009– )
Episode: The Rock (2010)

TV-MA | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.7
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After ISIS loses yet another lucrative contract to rival agency ODIN, Malory assigns Archer and Lana to embarrass ODIN by stealing a priceless diamond from their biggest client.

Creator: Adam Reed | Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Jeffrey Tambor, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

Votes: 542

41. Magic City (2012–2013)
Episode: The Year of the Fin (2012)

TV-MA | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Ike Evans, owner of Miami's most glamorous hotel, needs his 1958 NYE concert to be a smash. He makes a deal with mobster Ben Diamond to ensure success that threatens his life and family.

Creator: Mitch Glazer | Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Claudio Duarte, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Olga Kurylenko, Steven Strait

Votes: 231

42. NewsRadio (1995–1999)
Episode: Who's the Boss: Part 1 (1998)

Comedy, Romance

7.9
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Dave and Lisa make Bill the boss to teach him a lesson. Joe is on strike.

Creator: Paul Simms | Director: Gregg Heschong | Stars: Dave Foley, Stephen Root, Andy Dick, Maura Tierney

Votes: 70

43. Shootout! (2005– )
Episode: Wild West (2005)

Documentary, History

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This program recreates two carefully planned events in the old west that went horribly wrong; the Yonger Brother Norfield Minnesota Raid and the attempt to apprehend the Dooland and Dalton gangs in Ingles Oklahoma.

Stars: Sam Dolan, Jonathan Erickson Eisley, Paul Fanning, Keith Lewis