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1. Lee Daniels' The Butler (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 132 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.

Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda

Votes: 87,414 | Gross: $116.63M

2. Cimarron (1931)

Passed | 123 min | Drama, Western

6.0
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A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth century.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Richard Dix, Irene Dunne, Estelle Taylor, Nance O'Neil

Votes: 3,657

3. The Young Turks (2005– )

120 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

7.1
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A daring, funny, and brutally honest show that covers politics, entertainment, movies, sports, and pop culture.

Stars: Karamo Brown, Kimberley Horcher, Francis Maxwell, Kara Miller

Votes: 765

4. B.F.'s Daughter (1948)

Passed | 108 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Wealthy Polly Fulton marries a progressive scholar whose attitudes toward capitalism and acquired wealth puts their marriage in jeopardy.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Charles Coburn, Richard Hart

Votes: 429

5. The People Speak (2009)

113 min | Documentary, History

7.1
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A look at America's struggles with war, class, race and women's rights. based on Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States."

Directors: Anthony Arnove, Chris Moore, Howard Zinn | Stars: Matt Damon, Marisa Tomei, Morgan Freeman, Viggo Mortensen

Votes: 344

6. GTFO: Get the F&#% Out (2015)

76 min | Documentary

4.1
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A documentary about women in gaming.

Director: Shannon Sun-Higginson | Stars: Leigh Alexander, Jenny Haniver, Robin Hunicke, Rhianna Pratchett

Votes: 301

7. The Education of Shelby Knox (2005)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

7.4
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A 15-year-old girl's transformation from conservative Southern Baptist to liberal Christian and ardent feminist parallels her fight for sex education and gay rights in Lubbock, Texas.

Directors: Marion Lipschutz, Rose Rosenblatt | Stars: Yvonne Caudillo, Shelby Knox, Rene Maquilleur, Amanda Noble

Votes: 385

8. Politics Nation with Al Sharpton (2011– )

News

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MSNBC news show hosted by Al Sharpton.

Stars: Al Sharpton, Krystal Ball, Faith Jenkins, Dana Milbank

Votes: 50

9. Learn How to Read and Write, Son (1981)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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In a small Greek village, short time after the collapse of the Junta regime, a memorial of those who died in the German occupation of Greece brings in the surface the political differences of a conservative teacher and his two sons.

Director: Thodoros Maragos | Stars: Vasilis Diamantopoulos, Anna Matzourani, Nikos Kalogeropoulos, Christos Kalavrouzos

Votes: 580

10. Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? (2006)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary

7.4
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Frank Popper's engaging documentary follows the 2004 campaign of Jeff Smith, a young political science instructor at Washington University who runs for the seat vacated by retiring ... See full synopsis »

Director: Frank Popper | Stars: Nick Adams, Joan Barry, Charles Brennan, Russ Carnahan

Votes: 206

11. Who Are the Young Turks? (2010 TV Short)

4 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

4.6
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A short look at The Young Turks, a show that started in a living room, and now is the largest online news show in the world.

Director: Andrew Napier | Stars: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Jayar Jackson, Jesus Godoy

Votes: 12

12. Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press (1996)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.5
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The profile of controversial journalist George Seldes and a piercing examination of America's news media. Narrated by Susan Sarandon, with readings of writings by Ed Asner, this Academy ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Goldsmith | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Edward Asner, Ben Bagdikian, Jeff Cohen

Votes: 73

13. Who Is Cenk Uygur? (2010 TV Short)

4 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

5.8
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A short look at Cenk Uygur, the host of The Young Turks, the largest online news show in the world.

Director: Andrew Napier | Stars: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Jayar Jackson, Adam Sandler

Votes: 20

14. Chutzpah (2013)

12 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

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CHUTZPAH vividly illustrates the inanity and irony of Anthony Weiner's mayoral campaign, while casting a spotlight on the symbiotic relationship between politicians and reporters. From ... See full summary »

Director: Ed Perkins | Stars: Bill de Blasio, Erick Salgado, William Thompson, Anthony Weiner

15. Tale of the Tribe (2009)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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A modern sorceress crosses the line and contacts a force from beyond, disrupting the fabric of time; two lovers are threatened by forces unknown; eight souls draw together mysteriously.

Director: Jonathan Whittle-Utter | Stars: Colleen Kerwick, Justin Cegnar, Kira Blaskovich, Nick Bravin

Votes: 44

16. Body Politics (1995)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Patricia Ireland, Kate Michelman, Margaret Sanger

17. Cine Manifest (2006)

75 min | Documentary

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Award-winning cinematographer Judy Irola revisits her 1970s San Francisco Marxist film collective, Cine Manifest. She and her comrades puzzle out in hindsight whether their social ... See full summary »

Director: Judy Irola | Stars: Eugene Corr, Peter Gessner, John Hanson, Judy Irola

Votes: 8

18. Citadel: The Birth of the LeVeque Tower (2011)

64 min | Documentary

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The political and social background, and the architecture, construction, and legacy of the first (and for almost 50 years the only) skyscraper in Columbus, Ohio: the American Insurance Union (AIU) Citadel, later known as the LeVeque Tower.

Director: Seth Moherman | Star: Thandi Murray

19. The Passionate Moderate (2016)

Documentary, Short, Biography | Announced

The life and times of Marie Hensley, one of Australia's leading professionals in the field of social innovation.

Director: Martin Horlacher | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Bernie Sanders, Martin Horlacher, Marie Hensley

20. Our Bodies, Our Choice! (2005)

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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A documentary of the March for Women's Lives, starring The Radical Cheer and Noise Bloc! The March for Women's Lives took place in April, 2005. Over a million people marched to demand ... See full summary »

Directors: Skunkrising Midnight, Crystal Uchino

Votes: 6

21. A Child Went Forth (1941)

20 min | Short, Documentary

5.7
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A line from Whitman, "There was a child went forth every day," starts this film: a visit to a farm that's a summer camp and progressive school for exploration and discovery. The children, ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Losey | Star: Lloyd Gough

Votes: 31

22. Galapagos Gods (2007)

Not Rated | 11 min | Short

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A meditative journey through the Galapagos Archipelago, encountering the strange wild creatures there, as the voices of Science and Religion narrate the myriad beliefs of humanity.

Director: Jonathan Whittle-Utter | Star: Jonathan Whittle-Utter

23. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Intimidation Game (2015)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A female video game developer is harassed and threatened by a group of misogynistic cyber terrorists.

Director: Jean de Segonzac | Stars: Mariska Hargitay, Danny Pino, Kelli Giddish, Ice-T

Votes: 925

24. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: Saving Democracy Is Up to Citizen Activists (2013)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Historian Peter Dreier talks about outraged citizens fighting corruption and financial columnist Gretchen Morgenson on why JPMorgan may be getting off easily. Continue reading

Stars: Bill Moyers, Gretchen Morgenson, Peter Dreier