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1. Shameless (2011– )

TV-MA | 46 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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An alcoholic man lives in a perpetual stupor while his six children with whom he lives cope as best they can.

Creator: Paul Abbott | Stars: Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky, Shanola Hampton

2. Won't Back Down (2012)

PG | 121 min | Drama

6.4
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42 Metascore

Two determined mothers­, one a teacher, look to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children.

Writers: Brin Hill, Daniel Barnz | Director: Daniel Barnz | Stars: Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Holly Hunter, Oscar Isaac

3. Love, American Style (1969–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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An anthology comedy series featuring a line up of different celebrity guest stars appearing in anywhere from one, two, three, and four short stories or vignettes within an hour about versions of love and romance.

Stars: Stuart Margolin, Mary Grover, Barbara Minkus, William Callaway

4. Not Today (2013)

PG-13 | 118 min | Drama

5.4
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While on vacation with friends in Hyderabad, India, Caden Welles - a privileged young man with the world at his disposal - takes an unexpected turn in life after initially refusing to help a starving man and his daughter.

Writer: Jon Van Dyke | Director: Jon Van Dyke | Stars: Cody Longo, Walid Amini, John Schneider, Shari Rigby

5. Live! (2007)

R | 96 min | Drama

5.8
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A mockumentary following an ambitious TV network executive trying to produce a controversial reality show where contestants play Russian Roulette.

Writer: Bill Guttentag | Director: Bill Guttentag | Stars: Eva Mendes, David Krumholtz, Rob Brown, Katie Cassidy

6. The Bodyguard (2004)

105 min | Action, Comedy

5.9
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A hapless bodyguard is fired from his client's son for the death of his clients father. The son is then hunted by assassins who do not want him to inherit his fathers company.

Writers: Thanapat Taweesuk, Petchtai Wongkamlao | Directors: Panna Rittikrai, Petchtai Wongkamlao | Stars: Petchtai Wongkamlao, Pumwaree Yodkamol, Piphat Apiraktanakorn, Surachai Juntimatorn

7. Sand Castles (2014)

93 min | Drama

8.5
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In rural Indiana, Noah and his impoverished family wrestle with the mysterious return of his now mute sister Lauren, who was kidnapped and held captive for over a decade.

Writers: Jordon Hodges, Bugs Moran | Director: Clenet Verdi-Rose | Stars: Jordon Hodges, Anne Winters, Randy Spence, Saxon Trainor

8. Our Gang (1922)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Family

8.0
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An unethical merchant moves into town and steals customers from the widowed owner of an established store; the gang steps in to help.

Writers: Hal Roach, H.M. Walker | Director: Robert F. McGowan | Stars: Anna Mae Bilson, Jackie Condon, Mickey Daniels, John Hatton

9. Red Beard (1965)

Not Rated | 185 min | Drama

8.2
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In 19th century Japan, a rough tempered yet charitable town doctor trains a young intern.

Writers: Masato Ide, Hideo Oguni, Ryûzô Kikushima, Akira Kurosawa, Shûgorô Yamamoto | Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yûzô Kayama, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Reiko Dan

10. Sintel (2010)

14 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

7.6
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The film follows a girl named Sintel who is searching for a baby dragon she calls Scales. A flashback reveals that Sintel found Scales with its wing injured and helped care for it, forming ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Lodewijk, Esther Wouda | Director: Colin Levy | Stars: Halina Reijn, Thom Hoffman

11. Children Underground (2001)

104 min | Documentary

8.2
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85 Metascore

A profile of homeless Romanian children who were born victims of the nation's reckless population growth policy during its communist era.

Director: Edet Belzberg | Stars: Cristina Ionescu, Mihai Alexandre Tudose, Violeta 'Macarena' Rosu, Ana Turturica

12. The Citadel (1938)

Passed | 110 min | Drama

7.3
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Andrew Manson, a young, enthusiastic doctor takes his first job in a Welsh mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts to prove its ... See full summary »

Writers: Ian Dalrymple, Frank Wead, Elizabeth Hill, Emlyn Williams, A.J. Cronin | Director: King Vidor | Stars: Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson, Rex Harrison

13. Way Back Home (2011)

Drama

7.3
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Writers: Dang Bagas, Karen Ramos, Vanessa R. Valdez | Director: Jerry Lopez Sineneng | Stars: Kathryn Bernardo, Julia Montes, Sam Concepcion, Enrique Gil

14. Dawn: Portrait of a Teenage Runaway (1976 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.0
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15 year old Dawn runs away from what she feels is an intolerable home life. In the big city, she ends up turning to prostitution when she is unable to get a job due to her age. Life at home... See full summary »

Writer: Dalene Young | Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Eve Plumb, Leigh McCloskey, Lynn Carlin, William Schallert

15. Boy Toys (2010)

90 min | Drama

6.4
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Writer: Lex Bonife | Director: Joselito Altarejos | Stars: Richard Quan, Arjay Carreon, Marco Morales, Mark Fabillar

16. The Joyless Street (1925)

125 min | Drama

7.3
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Vienna in the biggest depression, directly after WW1. In a slum, Lila Leid, the wife of lawyer Leid is murdered, Egon, secretary of one of Leid's clients is arrested. He was with her, and ... See full summary »

Writers: Hugo Bettauer, F.H. Lyon | Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Asta Nielsen, Greta Garbo, Agnes Esterhazy, Werner Krauss

17. The Dust Bowl (2012 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

7.9
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Stars: Peter Coyote, Donald Worster, Dorothy Williamson, Don Wells

18. The Naked Dawn (1955)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Western

7.2
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Santiago, a jolly modern bandito, has just lost his partner when he happens on the isolated farm of young Manuel and Maria Lopez. Manuel's aid is enlisted in what develops into a violent ... See full summary »

Writer: Julian Zimet | Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Arthur Kennedy, Betta St. John, Eugene Iglesias, Charlita

19. The Good Boy (2005)

104 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Writers: Daniel Cebrián, Imanol Uribe | Director: Daniel Cebrián | Stars: Darío Grandinetti, Álex González, Eva Marciel, Laura Aparicio

20. The Singing Princess (1949)

76 min | Animation, Fantasy

6.9
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Writers: Lucio De Caro, Nina Maguire, Tony Maguire | Director: Anton Gino Domenighini | Stars: Stefano Sibaldi, Germana Calderini, Giulio Panicali, Olinto Cristina

21. Calcutta (1969)

105 min | Documentary

7.3
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With minimal narration by the director and very little context this is a kaleidoscope of stunning visuals from Calcutta, a city of 8,000,000 in the late 1960's: rich and poor, exotic and ... See full summary »

Writer: Louis Malle | Director: Louis Malle | Star: Louis Malle

22. White Mama (1980 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

8.2
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A poor, elderly white woman living in a tenement in a black ghetto is befriended by a neighborhood boy, and the two of them form a mutually beneficial relationship: he provides her ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert C.S. Downs | Director: Jackie Cooper | Stars: Bette Davis, Ernest Harden Jr., Eileen Heckart, Virginia Capers

23. Benefits Street (2014– )

Documentary

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Stars: Tony Hirst, Deirdre Kelly, Fungi, Smoggy

24. The Middle of the World (2003)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

6.7
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32 Metascore

A man and his family travel 3200km (1984 miles) by bicycle, from the State of Paraíba to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in search of a job.

Writer: David França Mendes | Director: Vicente Amorim | Stars: Wagner Moura, Cláudia Abreu, Ravi Ramos Lacerda, Manoel Sebastião Alves Filho

25. Oshin (2013)

110 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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A young girl named Oshin is sent to work for another family because of her family's financial situation.

Writers: Sugako Hashida, Kota Yamada | Director: Shin Togashi | Stars: Kokone Hamada, Aya Ueto, Kayoko Kishimoto, Manami Igashira

26. Isle of Flowers (1989)

13 min | Documentary, Short

8.4
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The ironic, heartbreaking and acid "saga" of a spoiled tomato: from the plantation of a "Nisei" (Brazilian with Japanese origins); to a supermarket; to a consumer's kitchen to become sauce ... See full summary »

Writers: Jorge Furtado, Cecília Meireles | Director: Jorge Furtado | Stars: Paulo José, Ciça Reckziegel, Douglas Traini, Júlia Barth

27. The Hour of the Furnaces (1968)

Unrated | 260 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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Writers: Octavio Getino, Fernando E. Solanas | Directors: Octavio Getino, Fernando E. Solanas | Stars: María de la Paz, Fernando E. Solanas, Edgardo Suárez, Fidel Castro

28. Butterfly Dreams (2013)

23 min | Short, Drama, Family

8.1
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A 9-year-old girl in rural India, exploited by child labor, must find a way to pursue her dream - how to read and write. She has one last chance when an educated man comes to town.

Writer: Venkat Krishnan | Director: Venkat Krishnan | Stars: Basheera Banu, Ganapathy Murugesan, P.T. Arasu Kalathilvenrar, Sowmya

29. Love Is a Ball (1963)

111 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Etienne makes a good living out of marrying off poor but titled young men to rich but untitled young ladies. Millicent is now in his sights on the Riviera, and Grand Duke Gaspar is the bait... See full summary »

Writers: Lindsay Hardy, David Swift, Frank Waldman, Tom Waldman | Director: David Swift | Stars: Glenn Ford, Hope Lange, Charles Boyer, Ricardo Montalban

30. Miseria e nobiltà (1954)

60 min | Comedy

8.0
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Writers: Ruggero Maccari, Mario Mattoli, Eduardo Scarpetta | Director: Mario Mattoli | Stars: Totò, Enzo Turco, Dolores Palumbo, Gianni Cavalieri

31. A Poor Kid's Guide to Success (2007)

R | 77 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Michael Maerd is leaving his torrid past and moving to Beverly Hills, home to the rich, talented and successful. Sometimes to achieve a dream, you have to chase it until you lose control.

Writer: Michael Sidisin Jr. | Director: Thomas Dagnino | Stars: Michael Sidisin Jr., Thomas Dagnino, Daniella Alonso, Olivia d'Abo

32. Humanity and Paper Balloons (1937)

86 min | Drama

7.8
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Writer: Shintarô Mimura | Director: Sadao Yamanaka | Stars: Chôjûrô Kawarasaki, Kan'emon Nakamura, Tsuruzo Nakamura, Chôemon Bandô

33. Evolution of a Filipino Family (2004)

540 min | Drama

7.3
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Writer: Lav Diaz | Director: Lav Diaz | Stars: Elryan de Vera, Angie Ferro, Pen Medina, Marife Necesito

34. The American Clock (1993 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

6.7
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This film is based on Arthur Miller's recollection of the events of the 1930's Depression. In the film, John Rubinstein, Mary McDonnell, and Loren Dean are all members of an upper class ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Miller, Frank Galati | Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Darren McGavin, David Strathairn, Felton Perry, Mary McDonnell

35. Black River (1957)

114 min | Drama

7.4
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Perhaps Kobayashi's most sordid film, Black River is an exposé of the rampant corruption on and around U.S. military bases following World War II. Kobayashi spirals out from the story of a ... See full summary »

Writers: Zenzô Matsuyama, Takeo Tomishima | Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Ineko Arima, Fumio Watanabe, Tatsuya Nakadai, Isuzu Yamada

36. My Bestfriend's Girlfriend (2008)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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After an awkward yet memorable encounter at a stag party, Evo (Richard Gutierrez) and Grace (Marian Rivera) thought they would never see each other again. Little did they know that Grace is... See full summary »

Writer: Suzette Doctolero | Director: Mark A. Reyes | Stars: Richard Gutierrez, Marian Rivera, JC de Vera, Ehra Madrigal

37. The Plow That Broke the Plains (1936)

Unrated | 25 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

6.3
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This documentary is about what happened to the Great Plains of the United States and Canada when uncontrolled farming destroyed the soil and led to the Dust Bowl.

Writer: Pare Lorentz | Director: Pare Lorentz | Stars: Thomas Chalmers, Bam White

38. Zorro Rides Again (1937)

Approved | 212 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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The California-Yucatan Railroad, being built for the good of Mexico, is under siege by a gang of terrorists hoping to force its sale; no one can prove their connection to profiteer Marsden.... See full summary »

Writers: Barry Shipman, John Rathmell, Franklin Adreon, Ronald Davidson, Morgan Cox | Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: John Carroll, Helen Christian, Reed Howes, Duncan Renaldo

39. Welfare (1975)

167 min | Documentary

7.6
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Director: Frederick Wiseman

40. Desire Street (2011)

82 min | Comedy, Drama

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The story follows three family members (mother, daughter and son) as they try to survive their loneliness and obsessions by going through different sexual experiences and relationships with a prostitute.

Writers: Roberto F. Canuto, Xiaoxi Xu | Directors: Roberto F. Canuto, Xiaoxi Xu | Stars: Alejandra Walker, Ellen Clifford, Javier Lopez, Alexandra Smothers

41. Banker to the Poor

Biography | Announced

Banker to the poor tells the enthralling story of Muhammad Yunus, who set up the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh to lend tiny sums to the poorest of the poor, who were shunned by ordinary banks.... See full summary »

Writers: Marco Amenta, Sergio Donati, Massimo Gaudioso, Niccolò Stazzi | Director: Marco Amenta | Star: Irrfan Khan

42. The Overcoat (1952)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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Based on Nikolai Gogol's story with the location changed from Russia to Italy and the time changed to the present (1952), the story is about a poor city-hall clerk (Renato Rascel) whose ... See full summary »

Writers: Alberto Lattuada, Giorgio Prosperi, Giordano Corsi, Enzo Curreli, Luigi Malerba, Leonardo Sinisgalli, Cesare Zavattini | Director: Alberto Lattuada | Stars: Renato Rascel, Yvonne Sanson, Giulio Stival, Ettore Mattia

43. Legacy (2000)

90 min | Documentary

6.6
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A documentary that tracks five years and three generations of a Chicago family's life in public housing. The murder of a family member has an immediate impact, but eventually changes them toward a more positive outlook on life in the end.

Writer: Tod Lending | Director: Tod Lending | Stars: Alaissa Collins, Marquis Collins, Nickcole Collins, Terrell Collins

44. Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves (1944)

Approved | 87 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

6.5
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A boy prince, raised by forty thieves, takes revenge on the Mongol invaders who murdered his father and stole his kingdom.

Writer: Edmund L. Hartmann | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Turhan Bey, Andy Devine

45. The Inside Story (1948)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A collection agent arrives in a small town with $1000 for a local farmer. Whilst waiting for the farmer to arrive the money is put in a safe at a hotel for safe keeping. However, it is ... See full summary »

Writers: Ernest Lehman, Geza Herczeg, Mary Loos, Richard Sale | Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Marsha Hunt, William Lundigan, Charles Winninger, Gail Patrick

46. Here, Beneath the North Star (1968)

182 min | Drama, History, War

7.5
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Täällä Pohjantähden alla is based on the book with the same title. It is a story of the little village. The movie starts in the 1890's and it ends to the Finnish civil war in 1918. Story ... See full summary »

Writers: Matti Kassila, Edvin Laine, Väinö Linna, Juha Nevalainen | Director: Edvin Laine | Stars: Aarno Sulkanen, Titta Karakorpi, Risto Taulo, Anja Pohjola

47. Matt the Gooseboy (1977)

75 min | Animation, History

8.4
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Writers: Attila Dargay, Mihály Fazekas, József Nepp, József Romhányi | Director: Attila Dargay | Stars: András Kern, Péter Geszti, László Csákányi, Gábor Agárdi

48. Stroke (2000)

97 min | Drama

6.7
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Writer: Rob Nilsson | Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Edwin Johnson, Teddy Weiler, Omewenne, Robert Viharo

49. Bobby G. Can't Swim (1999)

R | 89 min | Drama

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Bobby G. lives life on the edge in this real, raw New York street drama. Bobby is a small-time coke dealer, always on the hustle but rarely successful. He lives in Hell's Kitchen with his ... See full summary »

Writer: John-Luke Montias | Director: John-Luke Montias | Stars: John-Luke Montias, Susan Mitchell, Vincent Vega, Norman Middleton

50. Noy (2010)

104 min | Drama

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Desperate to find means of support for his family, Noy (Coco Martin) fakes his credentials to get a job as a TV journalist. His assignment is to come up with a documentary on the 2010 ... See full summary »

Writers: Rondel Lindayag, Coco Martin, Francis Xavier Pasion, Shugo Praico | Directors: Coco Martin, Dondon S. Santos | Stars: Coco Martin, Cherry Pie Picache, Erich Gonzales, Joem Bascon