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1. Love Actually (2003)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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55 Metascore

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

Writer: Richard Curtis | Director: Richard Curtis | Stars: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney

2. Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

R | 157 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.4
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95 Metascore

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May 2011.

Writer: Mark Boal | Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, Mark Strong

3. American Dad! (2005– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy | Active

7.6
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The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.

Creators: Mike Barker, Matt Weitzman | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker, Scott Grimes

4. Non-Stop (2014)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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56 Metascore

An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic flight after receiving a series of text messages that put his fellow passengers at risk unless the airline transfers $150 million into an off-shore account.

Writers: John W. Richardson, Christopher Roach, Ryan Engle | Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | Stars: Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Scoot McNairy, Michelle Dockery

5. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

PG-13 | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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46 Metascore

A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

Writers: Eric Roth, Jonathan Safran Foer | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow

6. Rescue Me (2004–2011)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Comedy | Active

8.4
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Tommy Gavin deals with the fears of his job as a firefighter and seeing his ex-wife dating other men.

Stars: Denis Leary, Michael Lombardi, Steven Pasquale, Andrea Roth

7. 25th Hour (2002)

R | 135 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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67 Metascore

Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term.

Writer: David Benioff | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Edward Norton, Barry Pepper, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rosario Dawson

8. Reign Over Me (2007)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.5
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61 Metascore

A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.

Writer: Mike Binder | Director: Mike Binder | Stars: Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Jada Pinkett Smith, Liv Tyler

9. W. (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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56 Metascore

A chronicle on the life and presidency of George W. Bush.

Writer: Stanley Weiser | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, Ioan Gruffudd, Colin Hanks

10. Julie & Julia (2009)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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66 Metascore

Julia Child's story of her start in the cooking profession is intertwined with blogger Julie Powell's 2002 challenge to cook all the recipes in Child's first book.

Writers: Nora Ephron, Julie Powell, Julia Child, Alex Prud'homme | Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Chris Messina, Stanley Tucci

11. Green Zone (2010)

R | 115 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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63 Metascore

Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction in an unstable region.

Writers: Brian Helgeland, Rajiv Chandrasekaran | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Matt Damon, Jason Isaacs, Greg Kinnear, Igal Naor

12. Fair Game (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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69 Metascore

CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.

Writers: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Joseph Wilson, Valerie Plame Wilson | Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Sonya Davison, Vanessa Chong

13. The Son of No One (2011)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.1
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36 Metascore

A young cop is assigned to a precinct in the working class neighborhood where he grew up, and an old secret threatens to destroy his life and his family.

Writer: Dito Montiel | Director: Dito Montiel | Stars: Channing Tatum, Al Pacino, Juliette Binoche, James Ransone

14. Crossing Over (2009)

R | 113 min | Drama

6.8
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38 Metascore

Crossing Over is a multi-character canvas about immigrants of different nationalities struggling to achieve legal status in Los Angeles. The film deals with the border, document fraud, the ... See full summary »

Writer: Wayne Kramer | Director: Wayne Kramer | Stars: Harrison Ford, Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta, Jim Sturgess

15. The Visitor (I) (2007)

PG-13 | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.7
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79 Metascore

A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.

Writer: Thomas McCarthy | Director: Thomas McCarthy | Stars: Richard Jenkins, Haaz Sleiman, Danai Gurira, Hiam Abbass

16. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 122 min | Documentary

7.5
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67 Metascore

Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11; and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

17. Drive (2007 TV Mini-Series)

Action, Adventure, Crime

7.9
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A drama about various people competing in an illegal cross-country road race.

Creators: Tim Minear, Ben Queen | Stars: Kristin Lehman, Emma Stone, Rochelle Aytes, Taryn Manning

18. Sleeper Cell (2005– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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An American undercover FBI agent is assigned to infiltrate a terrorist sleeper cell that is planning an attack in Los Angeles.

Creators: Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris | Stars: Michael Ealy, Oded Fehr, Henri Lubatti, Melissa Sagemiller

19. Taxi to the Dark Side (2007)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Crime, War

8.0
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82 Metascore

An in-depth look at the torture practices of the United States in Afghanistan, Iraq and Guantanamo Bay, focusing on an innocent taxi driver in Afghanistan who was tortured and killed in 2002.

Writer: Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Alex Gibney, Brian Keith Allen, Moazzam Begg, Christopher Beiring

20. The Road to Guantanamo (2006)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.6
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64 Metascore

Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.

Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Farhad Harun, Waqar Siddiqui, Arfan Usman

21. American Dreamz (2006)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Music

5.5
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45 Metascore

The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal (Moore) and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County (Golzari). Recently awakened President Staton (Quaid) even wants in on the craze, as he signs up for the potential explosive season finale.

Writer: Paul Weitz | Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid, Mandy Moore, Willem Dafoe

22. Redacted (2007)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, War

6.2
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52 Metascore

The devastating reconstruction of the rape and murder of a 15-year-old Iraqi girl by American soldiers in Samarra in 2006.

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Patrick Carroll, Rob Devaney, Izzy Diaz, Ty Jones

23. The Objective (2008)

90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.6
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26 Metascore

A military special operations team, led by a CIA case officer, are on a mission in the harsh and hostile terrain of Afghanistan where they find themselves in a Middle Eastern "Bermuda Triangle" of ancient evil.

Writers: Daniel Myrick, Mark A. Patton, Wesley Clark | Director: Daniel Myrick | Stars: Jonas Ball, Matthew R. Anderson, Jon Huertas, Michael C. Williams

24. Palindromes (2004)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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53 Metascore

Aviva is thirteen, awkward and sensitive. Her mother Joyce is warm and loving, as is her father, Steve, a regular guy who does have a fierce temper from time to time. The film revolves around her family, friends and neighbors.

Writer: Todd Solondz | Director: Todd Solondz | Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ellen Barkin, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Matthew Faber

25. In the Name of God (2007)

168 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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Two brothers, both artistes, experience major changes at the hands of Islamic fundamentalists and the U.S. Government; while their female cousin is abducted, forced to marry, and sexually molested.

Writers: Shoaib Mansoor, Faiza Mujahid, Bulleh Shah | Director: Shoaib Mansoor | Stars: Shaan, Fawad Khan, Iman Ali, Austin Marie Sayre

26. The Woman Who Wasn't There (2012 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.8
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The Woman Who Wasn't There is a psychological thriller that goes inside the mind of history's most infamous 9/11 survivor.

Director: Angelo Guglielmo | Stars: Tania Head, Elia Zedeno, Gerry Bogacz, Brendan Chellis

27. Manhunt (2013)

TV-14 | 102 min | Documentary, History, War

6.9
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An espionage tale from inside the CIA's long conflict against Al Qaeda, as revealed by the remarkable women and men whose secret war against Osama bin Laden started nearly a decade before most of us even knew his name.

Director: Greg Barker | Star: Nada Bakos

28. Day Zero (2007)

R | 92 min | Drama

6.0
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41 Metascore

The military draft is back, three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time, they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor.

Writer: Robert Malkani | Director: Bryan Gunnar Cole | Stars: Elijah Wood, Chris Klein, Jon Bernthal, Ginnifer Goodwin

29. Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic (2005)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Music

6.5
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63 Metascore

Narrative digressions on sex, race, politics, and more from comedienne Sarah Silverman.

Writer: Sarah Silverman | Director: Liam Lynch | Stars: Sarah Silverman, Brian Posehn, Laura Silverman, Bob Odenkirk

30. Anyone But Me (2008– )

Comedy, Drama

7.7
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When 16 year old Vivian McMillan has to move from New York City to the suburbs, her relationships, past and present, are tested. And her identity goes through seismic changes. The daughter ... See full summary »

Stars: Rachael Hip-Flores, Nicole Pacent, Jessy Hodges, Alexis Slade

31. Land of Plenty (2004)

123 min | Drama, War

6.5
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62 Metascore

A drama that investigates anxiety and disillusionment in America.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Scott Derrickson, Michael Meredith | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Michelle Williams, John Diehl, Wendell Pierce, Shaun Toub

32. The Missing Person (2009)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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57 Metascore

Private detective John Rosow is hired to tail a man on a train from Chicago to Los Angeles. Rosow gradually uncovers the man's identity as a missing person; one of the thousands presumed ... See full summary »

Writer: Noah Buschel | Director: Noah Buschel | Stars: Michael Shannon, Frank Wood, Amy Ryan, Linda Emond

33. The Great New Wonderful (2005)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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57 Metascore

The Great New Wonderful weaves five stories against the backdrop of an anxious and uncertain post-9-11 New York City.

Writer: Sam Catlin | Director: Danny Leiner | Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Jim Gaffigan, Judy Greer, Maggie Gyllenhaal

34. Cracker (2006 TV Movie)

109 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Fitz returns to Manchester after living 10 years in Australia with his wife and youngest son. He is soon drawn into the investigation of a British soldier who may have been traumatized by his years serving in Northern Ireland.

Writer: Jimmy McGovern | Director: Antonia Bird | Stars: Robbie Coltrane, Anthony Flanagan, Stefanie Wilmore, Andrea Lowe

35. Sorry, Haters (2005)

83 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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43 Metascore

Against the anxieties and fears of post-9/11 America, an Arab cab driver picks up a troubled professional woman with unexpected results.

Writer: Jeff Stanzler | Director: Jeff Stanzler | Stars: Robin Wright, Abdellatif Kechiche, Élodie Bouchez, Aasif Mandvi

36. The Guys (2002)

PG | 84 min | Drama

6.4
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60 Metascore

The story of a fire captain who lost eight men in the collapse of the World Trade Center and the editor who helps him prepare the eulogies he must deliver.

Writers: Anne Nelson, Jim Simpson | Director: Jim Simpson | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Anthony LaPaglia, Irene Walsh, Jim Simpson

37. The Insurgents (2006)

R | 82 min | Drama, Thriller

5.0
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Set in a post-9/11 America, four Americans come together to build a truck bomb and plan to detonate it on a target in the U.S. Highlighting the days leading up to the event.

Writer: Scott Dacko | Director: Scott Dacko | Stars: John Shea, Mary Stuart Masterson, Henry Simmons, Juliette Marquis

38. Tiger Cruise (2004 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 88 min | Drama, Family

6.4
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In the wake of the World Trade Center attacks, a naval carrier with civilians on board is ordered in combat mode.

Writers: Anna Sandor, Bruce Graham | Director: Duwayne Dunham | Stars: Hayden Panettiere, Bill Pullman, Troy Evans, Bianca Collins

39. Don't Let Me Drown (2009)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.

Writers: Cruz Angeles, Maria Topete | Director: Cruz Angeles | Stars: E.J. Bonilla, Gleendilys Inoa, Damián Alcázar, Ricardo Chavira

40. Live from Shiva's Dance Floor (2003)

21 min | Short

6.8
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The imcomparable Speed Levitch waxes philosophical about New York City, the Twin Towers, and Buffalo.

Director: Richard Linklater | Star: Timothy 'Speed' Levitch

41. Amreeka (2009)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama

7.1
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73 Metascore

A drama centered on the trials and tribulations of a proud Palestinian Christian immigrant single mother and her teenage son in small town Indiana.

Writer: Cherien Dabis | Director: Cherien Dabis | Stars: Nisreen Faour, Melkar Muallem, Hiam Abbass, Alia Shawkat

42. George Carlin: Complaints & Grievances (2001 TV Special)

55 min | Comedy

8.5
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In "Complaints & Grievances," George Carlin's 12th HBO comedy special, taped at the Beacon Theater in New York on November 17, 2001 (ten weeks after 9/11), Carlin casts his usual jaundiced ... See full summary »

Writer: George Carlin | Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

43. The Shock Doctrine (2009)

79 min | Documentary

7.6
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An investigation of "disaster capitalism", based on Naomi Klein's proposition that neo-liberal capitalism feeds on natural disasters, war and terror to establish its dominance.

Writer: Naomi Klein | Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Ewen Cameron, Janine Huard, Naomi Klein, Franklin D. Roosevelt

44. Fahrenhype 9/11 (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

4.8
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A documentary which refutes and debunks 'facts' made by Michael Moore in his hit film "Fahrenheit 9/11".

Writers: Eileen McGann, Dick Morris, Lee Troxler | Director: Alan Peterson | Stars: Dick Morris, Zell Miller, Ed Koch, Ron Silver

45. How I Got Lost (2009)

87 min | Drama

5.5
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Two friends deal with loss amidst events bigger than them. Andrew is the friend we all have, the one who convinces you to come along despite your better judgment. Talented but with ... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Leonard | Director: Joe Leonard | Stars: Katie Apicella, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jacob Fishel, Jill Flint

46. The District (2004)

87 min | Animation, Comedy

6.1
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In a Budapest ghetto, Richie, a young gypsy in love with Julia, daughter of the local Hungarian pimp... See full synopsis »

Writers: Máriusz Bari, Viktor Nagy, Erik Novák, László Jakab Orsós | Director: Áron Gauder | Stars: L.L. Junior, László Szacsvay, Gyözö Szabó, Csaba Pindroch

47. WTC View (2005)

102 min | Drama

6.0
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After placing an ad on September 10th, a young man living in SoHo struggles to find a new roommate and keep his emotional balance in the weeks following 9/11.

Writer: Brian Sloan | Director: Brian Sloan | Stars: Michael Urie, Jeremy Beazlie, Lucas Papaelias, Elizabeth Kapplow

48. Terrorists (2004)

72 min | Comedy

7.1
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"Terrorists" is a comedy about life in post-9/11 America: Curtis Gorfurter, small-town police chief, unhappy with his lowly status and eager to prove himself in the War Against Terror, ... See full summary »

Writer: Jay Martel | Director: Jay Martel | Stars: Ian Roberts, Jason Mantzoukas, Jessica St. Clair, Bobby Tisdale

49. War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State (2013)

Not Rated | Documentary

7.5
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War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State highlights four cases where whistleblowers noticed government wrong-doing and took to the media to expose the fraud and abuse.

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Daniel Ellsberg, Franz Gayl, Seymour Hersh, David Carr

50. Protocols of Zion (2005)

R | 95 min | Documentary

6.5
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60 Metascore

A documentary about the rise of anti-Semitism in the USA after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

Director: Marc Levin | Stars: Marc Levin, Kofi Annan, Joanne Baron, Shmuley Boteach