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1. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer.
Votes: 81,659 | Gross: $6.74M
2. A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)
PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A highly advanced robotic boy longs to become "real" so that he can regain the love of his human mother.
Votes: 241,409 | Gross: $78.62M
3. Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Romance
In Victorian England, the independent and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer; Frank Troy, a reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor.
Votes: 31,080 | Gross: $12.23M
5. Erin Brockovich (2000)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama
An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.
Votes: 137,026 | Gross: $125.55M
6. Ran (1985)
R | 162 min | Action, Drama
In Medieval Japan, an elderly warlord retires, handing over his empire to his three sons. However, he vastly underestimates how the new-found power will corrupt them and cause them to turn on each other...and him.
Votes: 79,087 | Gross: $3.52M
7. The Girl Next Door (2007)
R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Based on the Jack Ketchum novel of the same name, The Girl Next Door follows the unspeakable torture and abuses committed on a teenage girl in the care of her aunt...and the boys who witness and fail to report the crime.
8. Ray (I) (2004)
PG-13 | 152 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.
Votes: 111,855 | Gross: $75.31M
9. Young Adult (2011)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama
Soon after her divorce, a fiction writer returns to her home in small-town Minnesota, looking to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend, who is now happily married and has a newborn daughter.
Votes: 65,314 | Gross: $16.30M
10. Two Days, One Night (2014)
PG-13 | 95 min | Drama
Liège, Belgium. Sandra is a factory worker who discovers that her workmates have opted for a EUR1,000 bonus in exchange for her dismissal. She has only a weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses in order to keep her job.
Votes: 33,183 | Gross: $1.33M
11. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
PG-13 | 112 min | Biography, Drama
The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.
Votes: 90,752 | Gross: $5.99M
12. Nicholas Nickleby (2002)
PG | 132 min | Drama, Romance
A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle.
Votes: 9,463 | Gross: $1.31M
13. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Passed | 172 min | Drama, Romance, War
Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
Votes: 40,967 | Gross: $23.65M
14. The Science of Sleep (2006)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is love-struck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.
Votes: 61,923 | Gross: $4.66M
18. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939)
Not Rated | 117 min | Drama, Romance
In 15th century France, a gypsy girl is framed for murder by the infatuated Chief Justice, and only the deformed bellringer of Notre Dame Cathedral can save her.
19. The Murder Pact (2015)
TV-14 | 85 min | Thriller
Revolves around four friends at a prestigious university whose promising futures are jeopardized when they become connected to the accidental death of a classmate. When another student says... See full summary »
22. Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A dramatization of the final days of Sophie Scholl, one of the most famous members of the German World War II anti-Nazi resistance movement, The White Rose.
Votes: 22,503 | Gross: $0.68M
23. Odd Man Out (1947)
Not Rated | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery. Action takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
25. Rome, Open City (1945)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Thriller, War
During the Nazi occupation of Rome in 1944, resistance leader Giorgio Manfredi is chased by Nazis and he seeks refuge and escape.
26. Washington Square (1997)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance
Catherine Sloper has found the man of her dreams in Morris Townsend, but her plans to marry him are strongly opposed by her father, who believes Townsend is only interested in his daughter ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,690 | Gross: $1.71M
28. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
A disfigured man is feared and tormented by the townspeople of Notre Dame, but he has a sensitive nature of which few are aware.
30. Prince of the City (1981)
R | 167 min | Crime, Drama
A New York City narcotics detective reluctantly agrees to cooperate with a special commission investigating police corruption. However, he soon discovers that he's in over his head, and nobody can be trusted.
32. Proof (1991)
R | 86 min | Drama, Romance
The life of a blind photographer who is looked after by a housekeeper is disrupted by the arrival of an agreeable restaurant worker.
Votes: 5,013 | Gross: $0.52M
33. On Dangerous Ground (1951)
Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Rough city cop Jim Wilson is disciplined by his captain and is sent upstate, to a snowy mountain town, to help the local sheriff solve a murder case.
34. Heights (2005)
R | 93 min | Drama, Romance
Spanning twenty-four hours, Heights follows five New Yorkers challenged to choose their destiny before the sun comes up the next day.
Votes: 4,210 | Gross: $1.16M
35. Butterflies Are Free (1972)
PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A blind man moves into his own apartment against the wishes of his overprotective mother, and befriends the freethinking young woman next door.
36. The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (1972)
Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, Romance
Petra von Kant is a successful fashion designer -- arrogant, caustic, and self-satisfied. She mistreats Marlene (her secretary, maid, and co-designer). Enter Karin, a 23-year-old beauty who... See full summary »
37. Time to Leave (2005)
Unrated | 81 min | Drama
A fashion photographer with terminal cancer elects to die alone, preparing others to live past him rather than prolong the inevitable with chemotherapy or be smothered in sympathy by those who know him.
Votes: 7,251 | Gross: $0.12M
38. God on Trial (2008 TV Movie)
86 min | Drama, War
Awaiting their inevitable deaths at one of the worst concentration camps, a group of Jews make a rabbinical court to decide whether God has gone against the Holy Covenant and if He is the one guilty for their suffering.
39. Bus 174 (2002)
R | 122 min | Documentary, Crime
Documentary depicts what happened in Rio de Janeiro on June 12th 2000, when bus 174 was taken by an armed young man, threatening to shoot all the passengers. Transmitted live on all ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,774 | Gross: $0.22M
41. The Perfume of the Lady in Black (1974)
Not Rated | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Sylvia, an industrial scientist, is troubled by strange hallucinations related to the tragic suicide of her mother.
42. Killer: A Journal of Murder (1995)
R | 91 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Carl Panzram is sent to Leavenworth Prison for burglary. While there, he is brutally beaten by a guard. Neophyte guard Henry Lesser feels sympathy for Panzram, befriends him, and gets him ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,808 | Gross: $0.07M
43. The Raven (1943)
Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
French village doctor becomes target of poison-pen letters sent to village leaders, accusing him of affairs and practicing abortion.
44. Tea and Sympathy (1956)
Approved | 122 min | Drama
Tom Lee is a sensitive boy of 17 whose lack of interest in the "manly" pursuits of sports, mountain climbing and girls labels him "sister-boy" at the college he is attending. Head master ... See full summary »
46. Kandahar (2001)
81 min | Biography, Drama, War
After an Afghanistan-born woman who lives in Canada receives a letter from her suicidal sister, she takes a perilous journey through Afghanistan to try to find her.
Votes: 5,715 | Gross: $0.02M
47. Three Dancing Slaves (2004)
Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Romance
Annecy is no tourist destination for three working-class Algerian brothers and their father, in the months after their mother has died. Marc is deeply troubled: he tries to stiff drug ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,405 | Gross: $0.02M