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1. The West Wing (1999–2006)

44 min | Drama

8.8
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Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House.

Creator: Aaron Sorkin | Stars: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer

Votes: 36,544

2. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

R | 229 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

Writers: Harry Grey, Leonardo Benvenuti, Piero De Bernardi, Enrico Medioli, Franco Arcalli, Franco Ferrini, Sergio Leone, Stuart Kaminsky | Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Joe Pesci

Votes: 190,360

3. The Adjustment Bureau (2011)

PG-13 | 106 min | Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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60 Metascore

The affair between a politician and a ballerina is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.

Writers: George Nolfi, Philip K. Dick | Director: George Nolfi | Stars: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Lisa Thoreson, Florence Kastriner

Votes: 181,986

4. The Ghost Writer (2010)

PG-13 | 128 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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77 Metascore

A ghostwriter hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy.

Writers: Robert Harris, Roman Polanski | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Williams, Jon Bernthal

Votes: 123,390

5. The Invasion (I) (2007)

PG-13 | 99 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.9
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45 Metascore

As a Washington psychiatrist unearths the origin of an alien epidemic, she also discovers her son might be the only way it can be stopped.

Writers: David Kajganich, Jack Finney | Directors: Oliver Hirschbiegel, James McTeigue | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Jeremy Northam, Jackson Bond

Votes: 61,529

6. Goodbye World (2013)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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36 Metascore

When a mysterious terrorist attack causes chaos in the cities, a group of friends take refuge in their countryside cabin. But the challenges of living in a post-apocalyptic world soon take their toll on relationships within the group.

Writers: Denis Hennelly, Sarah Adina Smith | Director: Denis Hennelly | Stars: Adrian Grenier, Scott Mescudi, Mckenna Grace, Kerry Bishé

Votes: 4,542

7. Frost/Nixon (2008)

R | 122 min | Drama, History

7.7
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80 Metascore

A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.

Writer: Peter Morgan | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Frank Langella, Michael Sheen, Kevin Bacon, Sam Rockwell

Votes: 83,592

8. All the President's Men (1976)

R | 138 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation.

Writers: Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward, William Goldman | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Votes: 64,831

9. Memories of Murder (2003)

Unrated | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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82 Metascore

In 1986, in the province of Gyunggi, in South Korea, a second young and beautiful woman is found dead, raped and tied and gagged with her underwear. Detective Park Doo-Man and Detective Cho... See full summary »

Writers: Joon-ho Bong, Kwang-rim Kim, Sung-bo Shim | Director: Joon-ho Bong | Stars: Kang-ho Song, Sang-kyung Kim, Roe-ha Kim, Jae-ho Song

Votes: 52,496

10. Casino Jack (2010)

R | 108 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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51 Metascore

A hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.

Writer: Norman Snider | Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Barry Pepper, Jon Lovitz, Ruth Marshall

Votes: 13,767

11. Rang De Basanti (2006)

Not Rated | 157 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.4
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An idealistic English filmmaker casts a group of student actors in her docudrama about India's revolution against British rule in the 1920s.

Writers: Renzil D'Silva, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Kamlesh Pandey | Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra | Stars: Aamir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Siddharth, Sharman Joshi

Votes: 58,081

12. Head of State (2003)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy

5.4
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44 Metascore

When a presidential candidate dies unexpectedly in the middle of the campaign, Washington, D.C. alderman, Mays Gilliam is unexpectedly picked as his replacement.

Writers: Chris Rock, Ali LeRoi | Director: Chris Rock | Stars: Chris Rock, Bernie Mac, Lynn Whitfield, Dylan Baker

Votes: 14,146

13. The Contender (2000)

R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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59 Metascore

A woman's most intimate secrets come to light as she runs for Vice President.

Writer: Rod Lurie | Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Joan Allen, Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Christian Slater

Votes: 19,641

14. Trixie (2000)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.0
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26 Metascore

An eccentric, unconventional woman whose naive aspirations to rise from her job as a security guard to full-fledged private eye lead her into a tangled PL: mess.

Writers: Alan Rudolph, John Binder | Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Emily Watson, Dermot Mulroney, Nick Nolte, Nathan Lane

Votes: 1,247

15. Scandal (1989)

R | 106 min | Drama, History

6.4
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An English bon-vivant osteopath is enchanted with a young exotic dancer and invites her to live with him. He serves as friend and mentor, and through his contacts and parties she and her ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Thomas | Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: John Hurt, Joanne Whalley, Bridget Fonda, Ian McKellen

Votes: 3,498

16. Paa (2009)

133 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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30 Metascore

A father tries to help his son cope with a rare condition that causes the young boy to age beyond his years.

Writer: R. Balki | Director: R. Balki | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Vidya Balan, Paresh Rawal

Votes: 5,966

17. Boss (I) (2013)

143 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

5.2
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42 Metascore

A man fights for people's rights. In Delhi, he will have to deal with a corrupt police officer.

Writers: Siby K. Thomas, Udaykrishnan, Farhad, Sajid | Director: Anthony D'Souza | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Shiv Pandit, Mithun Chakraborty, Ronit Roy

Votes: 5,167

18. Sweet Lorraine (2015)

87 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

4.7
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The double life of Methodist minister's wife catches up to her, as her husband campaigns for Mayor in a small New Jersey town.

Director: Christopher C. Frieri | Stars: Tatum O'Neal, Steven Bauer, Peter Greene, Julianne Michelle

Votes: 9

19. King's Game (2004)

107 min | Thriller

7.4
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Three weeks before general elections, the leader of one of the country's largest parties, the Center Party, is involved in a severe car accident. The political scene is thrown into disarray... See full summary »

Writers: Nikolaj Arcel, Rasmus Heisterberg, Niels Krause-Kjær | Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Anders W. Berthelsen, Søren Pilmark, Nastja Arcel, Nicolas Bro

Votes: 3,339

20. ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction (2009)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.1
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Life is wonderful for the people in the quiet, island town of Port Gamble....until a zombie virus outbreak!

Writers: Ramon Isao, Kevin Hamedani | Director: Kevin Hamedani | Stars: Janette Armand, Doug Fahl, Cooper Hopkins, Russell Hodgkinson

Votes: 3,511

21. Defense of the Realm (1986)

PG | 96 min | Thriller

6.6
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After a newspaper reporter helps expose a Member of Parliament as a possible spy, he finds that there's much more to the story than that.

Writer: Martin Stellman | Director: David Drury | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott, Ian Bannen

Votes: 1,467

22. Shadow of Doubt (1998)

R | 103 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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After the daughter of a prominent businessman is brutally murdered, high profile defense attorney Kitt Devereux takes the case of the accused murderer, rising rapper Bobby Medina. With a ... See full summary »

Writers: Myra Byanka, Raymond De Felitta | Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Melanie Griffith, Tom Berenger, Craig Sheffer, Huey Lewis

Votes: 1,365

23. Casino Jack and the United States of Money (2010)

R | 118 min | Documentary

7.1
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68 Metascore

A probing investigation into the lies, greed and corruption surrounding D.C. super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff and his cronies.

Writer: Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Jack Abramoff, Tom DeLay, William Branner, Melanie Sloan

Votes: 1,192

24. The List (2000)

R | 93 min | Thriller

4.7
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After being arrested for solicitation, a high-class prostitute threatens to make public a list of her best clients.

Writers: Marcel Giroux, Sylvain Guy | Director: Sylvain Guy | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Roc LaFortune, Mädchen Amick, Ben Gazzara

Votes: 299

25. Choose Connor (2007)

Unrated | 109 min | Drama

6.5
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46 Metascore

Idealistic 15-year old Owen gets the chance of a lifetime to be the youth spokesman for U.S. Senate Candidate Lawrence Connor, only to be exploited in a fierce campaign of TV and radio ads,... See full summary »

Writer: Lucas Elliot Eberl | Director: Lucas Elliot Eberl | Stars: Darin Cooper, Chris Marquette, Alex D. Linz, James Runcorn

Votes: 262

26. Illégal (2010)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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54 Metascore

Tania, a young Russian woman who lives illegally in Belgium with her 13-year-old son Ivan. Constantly on her guard, she dreads police checks until the day she is arrested. Mother and son ... See full summary »

Writer: Olivier Masset-Depasse | Director: Olivier Masset-Depasse | Stars: Anne Coesens, Alexandre Gontcharov, Milo Masset-Depasse, Natalia Belokonskaya

Votes: 707

27. TV Nation (1994–1995)

60 min | Documentary, Comedy, News

6.5
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Micheal Moore presents a humorous newsmagazine that focuses primarily on wrongdoing by big business, privileged society and right-wing politicians.

Stars: Michael Moore, Bruce Brown, Louis Theroux, Karen Duffy

Votes: 412

28. The Best Laid Plans (2014 TV Mini-Series)

266 min | Comedy

6.3
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In order to get out of national politics, a disillusioned speechwriter runs a federal election campaign in a supposedly hopeless riding with an eccentric candidate.

Stars: Jonas Chernick, Kenneth Welsh, Jodi Balfour, Sarah Allen

Votes: 128

29. James (2005)

Action

3.8
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A story of a young man's quest to avenge the death of his older brother.

Writers: Manish Gupta, Kona Venkat | Director: Rohit Jugraj | Stars: Mohit Ahlawat, Mohan Agashe, Ishrat Ali, Snehal Dabi

Votes: 254

30. Theodora Goes Wild (1936)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

7.4
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The author of a scandalously racy best-selling book tries to hide her celebrity from her provincial small town neighbors who'd be scandalized if they knew.

Writers: Sidney Buchman, Mary McCarthy | Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Irene Dunne, Melvyn Douglas, Thomas Mitchell, Thurston Hall

Votes: 1,375

31. Charlie Chan on Broadway (1937)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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Returning from European exile where she avoided testifying against her criminal associates, a former singer with a tell-all diary is murdered to ensure her silence.

Writers: Charles Belden, Jerome Cady, Art Arthur, Robert Ellis, Helen Logan, Earl Derr Biggers | Director: Eugene Forde | Stars: Warner Oland, Keye Luke, Joan Marsh, J. Edward Bromberg

Votes: 979

32. Playboy: Women of Enron (2002 Video)

Unrated | 55 min | Documentary

5.5
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The women of Enron rock your world as they display their true assets.

Writers: Pamela Lane, Frank Martin | Stars: Shari Daugherty, Taria Reed, Janine H. Howard, Maya Arthur

Votes: 22

33. The Last Debate (2000 TV Movie)

R | 90 min | Drama

5.9
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Four members of the media are chosen as moderator and panel for the single televised debate of presidential candidates one week before the election. These four use the debate forum as never... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Lehrer, Jon Maas | Director: John Badham | Stars: James Garner, Peter Gallagher, Audra McDonald, Donna Murphy

Votes: 195

34. Perfidious (2016)

Romance, Thriller | Announced

A Latina political writer with a career on the slump and a dead socialite fiancé gets an ultimatum from her lit agent, and leaves on a precarious and adventurous journey to seek redemption.

Writers: Ileana D. Vasquez, James Vasquez | Director: Ileana D. Vasquez | Star: Omar Chagall

35. And the Winner Is... (I) (2009)

94 min | Comedy

7.0
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A film crew is visiting the quaint Midwestern town of Centerville to film a piece about "small town politics". Centerville is an amazing setting with its picture-perfect town square, "ma ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Shaia, Christina Grozik | Director: Christina Grozik | Stars: Jerry Springer, Kevin McClatchy, Doug Kusak, Kirk Brown

Votes: 35

36. Thrill of the Kill (2006 TV Movie)

88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.0
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Brilliant New York crime author Graydon Jennings accepts to help Kelly Holden investigate her sister Allison's murder, which seems uncannily equal to one his anti-hero-lead character ... See full summary »

Writer: John Benjamin Martin | Director: Richard Roy | Stars: Shiri Appleby, Chris Potter, Paul Hopkins, James Kidnie

Votes: 271

37. Hating Breitbart (2012)

PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary

6.8
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29 Metascore

One man with a website who forever changed the media paradigm, upending the traditional press and changing the ground rules of political journalism.

Writer: Andrew Marcus | Director: Andrew Marcus | Stars: Andrew Breitbart, Orson Bean, Dick Armey, Michele Bachmann

Votes: 307

38. An American Daughter (2000 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama

5.6
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A Senator's daughter seems to have a lock on a nomination as the US Surgeon General, until a background check reveals she once neglected to return a jury-duty notice. Then she makes a ... See full summary »

Writer: Wendy Wasserstein | Director: Sheldon Larry | Stars: Christine Lahti, Tom Skerritt, Jay Thomas, Mark Feuerstein

Votes: 105

39. TV Nation: Volume Two (1997 Video)

Documentary, Comedy

4.6
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Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Bruce Brown, Rusty Cundieff, Janeane Garofalo

Votes: 371

40. The National Dream: Building the Impossible Railway (1974 TV Mini-Series)

Drama, History

8.5
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A dramatized documentary about the political and engineering struggle to build Canada's first trans-continental railway.

Stars: Pierre Berton, Diana Barrington, Lloyd Berry, Susan Bird

Votes: 50

41. Sa kabila ng lahat (1991)

122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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A Newsreporter Is Involved In A Extra-Marital Affair With A City Mayor,However Things Starting To Get Worse When He Suffered A Heart Attack.The Scandal Shatters Her Career,And So Her Life ... See full summary »

Writer: Roy Iglesias | Director: Lino Brocka | Stars: Dina Bonnevie, Tonton Gutierrez, Nanette Medved, Celeste Legaspi

Votes: 6

42. Un eroe borghese (1995)

93 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.2
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An intriguing look at a sinister web of power,linking politics and the mafia in modern day Italy.

Writers: Graziano Diana, Angelo Pasquini, Corrado Stajano | Director: Michele Placido | Stars: Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Michele Placido, Omero Antonutti, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu

Votes: 169

43. Street Games (1996)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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Writers: Krzysztof Krauze, Jerzy Morawski | Director: Krzysztof Krauze | Stars: Redbad Klynstra, Robert Gonera, Grazyna Wolszczak, Andrzej Precigs

Votes: 123

44. Babangon ako't dudurugin kita (2008– )

Crime, Drama, Romance

8.5
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Salve is a sweet girl, the kind who would wait hand and foot on her husband. But she lacks the qualities Alfred is looking for in a wife. He wants a woman who can be his business partner, ... See full summary »

Creators: Roy Iglesias, Gilda Olvidado | Stars: Dina Bonnevie, Marvin Agustin, Yasmien Kurdi, JC de Vera

Votes: 13

45. Surviving Katrina (2006 TV Movie)

Documentary, Drama

7.4
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Drama documentary on the flooding of New Orleans.

Writer: Phil Craig | Director: Jonathan Dent | Stars: Audrey Amey, Leon Clingman, Michael Dube, Allana Finley

Votes: 31

46. Ebbe: The Movie (2009)

83 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.4
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Writers: Karin af Klintberg, Jane Magnusson, Calle Marthin | Directors: Karin af Klintberg, Jane Magnusson | Stars: Ingela Agardh, Jarl Alfredius, Åsa Andersson, Leif Backéus

Votes: 158

47. Lincoln (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 140 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.2
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Abraham Lincoln, a self-taught Illinois lawyer and legislator with a reputation as an eloquent opponent of slavery, shocked many when he overcame several more prominent contenders to win ... See full summary »

Director: Vikram Jayanti | Stars: Harold Holzer, Andrew Solomon, Gore Vidal, Jacob Cowley

Votes: 33

48. Médecin-chef à la Santé (2012 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama

7.6
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Writers: Jean-Luc Estebe, Véronique Vasseur | Director: Yves Rénier | Stars: Mathilde Seigner, Samuel Labarthe, Youssef Hajdi, Jérôme Robart

Votes: 16

49. Starfighter - Mit Hightech in den Tod (2010 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary

7.2
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Director: Kai Christiansen | Stars: Melvin Belli, Charles de Gaulle, Anatoli Gribkov, Gerlinde Hippel

Votes: 9

50. The Wicked Plot of Sue Manchu (1997 Video)

60 min | Adventure

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Two buxom reporters go under cover to get the goods on an oriental spiritualist, but the undercover newswomen's cover is quickly blown and the pair are placed in tight, topless bondage. What will be their (no doubt horrible) fate?

Director: Jon Woods | Stars: Andrea Neal, Kelsie Chambers, Cleo Nicole, Joi Li