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1. The Strain (2014– )

TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.5
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A mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism ravages the city of New York.

Stars: Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Kevin Durand, Richard Sammel

Votes: 54,938

2. Inherent Vice (2014)

R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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81 Metascore

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston

Votes: 62,453 | Gross: $8.09M

3. Erin Brockovich (2000)

R | 131 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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73 Metascore

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.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, David Brisbin, Dawn Didawick

Votes: 135,746 | Gross: $125.55M

4. The Insider (1999)

R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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84 Metascore

A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a "60 Minutes" expose on Big Tobacco.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora

Votes: 133,882 | Gross: $28.97M

5. Fed Up (2014)

PG | 92 min | Documentary

7.7
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71 Metascore

An examination of America's obesity epidemic and the food industry's role in aggravating it.

Director: Stephanie Soechtig | Stars: Michele Simon, Bill Clinton, Katie Couric, Michael Bloomberg

Votes: 7,968 | Gross: $1.54M

6. Fast Food Nation (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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64 Metascore

An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Bruce Willis, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Wilmer Valderrama

Votes: 20,917 | Gross: $1.00M

7. Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011)

Not Rated | 161 min | Documentary

8.3
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A feature length documentary work which presents a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world society. This subject ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Joseph | Stars: Peter Joseph, Robert Sapolsky, Gabor Mate, Richard Wilkinson

Votes: 15,428

8. The House I Live In (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary

7.9
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77 Metascore

From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Eugene Jarecki, Michelle Alexander, Mark W. Bennett, Joe Biden

Votes: 4,561 | Gross: $0.21M

9. Medical Investigation (2004–2005)

60 min | Drama, Mystery

7.1
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The cases of an elite government investigation unit specializing in sudden, mysterious and dangerous medical outbreaks.

Stars: Neal McDonough, Kelli Williams, Christopher Gorham, Anna Belknap

Votes: 795

10. Miss Evers' Boys (1997 TV Movie)

PG | 118 min | Drama, War

7.2
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The true story of the U.S. Government's 1932 Tuskeegee Syphilis Experiment, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Laurence Fishburne, Craig Sheffer, Joe Morton

Votes: 762

11. The Plague (1992)

R | 148 min | Drama

6.0
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In the 1990s, a South American city is rocked by the imminent outbreak of a plague. While many attempt to flee the city, Dr Bernard Rieux sends his sick wife away and does his best to care ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Puenzo | Stars: William Hurt, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jean-Marc Barr, Robert Duvall

Votes: 705

12. Someone I Touched (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Drama

6.9
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A woman learns that her husband has been unfaithful and that he has acquired a venereal disease. Then she learns that, after years of trying, she is finally pregnant.

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Cloris Leachman, James Olson, Glynnis O'Connor, Andrew Robinson

Votes: 79

13. Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World (2004 Video)

90 min | Documentary

7.6
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Narrator Cori Brackett had a strange cause-and-effect experience with the diet cokes she was drinking and quickly found herself disabled and diagnosed with MS. Slowly able to walk and speak... See full summary »

Directors: Cori Brackett, J.T. Waldron | Star: Cori Brackett

Votes: 209

14. The Stud (1970)

90 min | Comedy

6.0
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In a small Mediterranean port, Lionel, a kind-hearted athlete, saves a young woman in dire straits who was about to kill herself. He is assisted by William Chaminade, a vet whose business ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Pierre Mocky | Stars: Bourvil, Francis Blanche, Jacques Legras, René-Jean Chauffard

Votes: 89

15. An Enemy of the People (1990 TV Movie)

Drama

7.4
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When a scientist learns that his town's lucrative springs present a serious health threat, the community refuses to listen to him.

Director: Jack O'Brien | Stars: William Anton, Anne Gee Byrd, Dawn Didawick, Richard Easton

Votes: 36

16. Killer Stress: A National Geographic Special (2008 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.6
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National Geographic investigates the root causes and eventual effects of stress.

Director: John Heminway | Stars: Elizabeth Blackburn, Elissa Epel, Marcus Lovett, Michael Marmot

Votes: 175

17. Underkastelsen (2010)

87 min | Documentary

6.7
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Documentary in which director Stefan Jarl has a blood test performed on himself to show the "chemical burden" of trace chemicals in the blood of all people born since World War II.

Director: Stefan Jarl | Stars: Peter Andersson, Stefan Jarl, Eva Röse

Votes: 137

18. So Much for So Little (1949)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Animation

6.1
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An illustration of the role public health agencies play in citizens' lives.

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Frank Graham

Votes: 206

19. One Man (1977)

PG | 87 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A crusading TV reporter finds his life ripped apart as he investigates a story about a company's deadly criminal negligence.

Director: Robin Spry | Stars: Len Cariou, Jayne Eastwood, Carol Lazare, Barry Morse

Votes: 35

20. Garbage Dreams (2009)

79 min | Documentary

7.6
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67 Metascore

A look at the lives of Egyptian trash collectors.

Director: Mai Iskander

Votes: 129

21. The Specialists (1975 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama

4.5
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Inspectors for the U.S. Public Health Service try to track down the cause of a rash of mysterious ailments suddenly appearing among the general populace.

Director: Richard Quine | Stars: Robert Urich, Maureen Reagan, Jack Hogan, Jed Allan

Votes: 13

22. Unnatural Causes (2008 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

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Stars: Llewellyn M. Smith, S. Leonard Syme, David Williams, Ana Diez-Roux

Votes: 20

23. Rx for Survival: A Global Health Challenge (2005 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

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Stars: James Flynn, Brad Pitt, Jacob Gaffney, Julia Joyce

Votes: 33

24. The Winged Scourge (1943)

10 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

6.5
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The Seven Dwarves learn about the menace of mosquito borne malaria and the necessary precautions to control it.

Directors: Bill Justice, Bill Roberts | Star: Art Baker

Votes: 138

25. Pandemic: Facing AIDS (2003 TV Mini-Series)

113 min | Documentary

7.7
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Covers the key aspects of the world AIDS epidemic through powerful documentary stories about five victims and their communities, on five continents.

Stars: Danny Glover, Elton John

Votes: 47

26. Health for the Americas: Cleanliness Brings Health (1945)

8 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

5.7
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The comparison of two rural families to demonstrate the need for proper hygiene and the consequences of its neglect.

Director: James Algar

Votes: 98

27. The Sterilization of Leilani Muir (1996)

Documentary

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This film deals with one woman's attempt to sue the government of the Canadian province of Alberta for sterilizing her against her will because she was considered a "mental defective". In ... See full summary »

Director: Glynis Whiting | Stars: Thomas Peacocke, Judy Mahbey, Gord Marriott, Stephen Jay Gould

Votes: 11

28. A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth About Factory Farms (2009)

Documentary

8.0
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This heart-stopping documentary exposes a huge health and environmental scandal in our modern industrial system of meat and poultry production. Some scientists have gone so far as to ... See full summary »

Director: Don McCorkell | Stars: Joanne Burkholder, Larry Cahoon, Parris N. Glendening, Michael Greger

Votes: 23

29. The Last Child: The Global Race to End Polio (2004 TV Movie)

G | 56 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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From the frontlines in Nigeria, India, Haiti and elsewhere, "The Last Child" takes you behind the scenes where you'll witness the victories and challenges of trying to wipe out a disease for only the second time in history.

Director: Scott Thigpen

Votes: 5

30. The End of the Road (1919)

Drama

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Childhood friends Mary Lee and Vera receive two different versions of the 'birds and the bees' from their mothers. Mary Lee gets the facts, while Vera gets a prudish fairytale version. ... See full summary »

Director: Edward H. Griffith | Stars: Richard Bennett, Claire Adams, Joyce Fair, Raymond McKee

31. The Raising of America (2015 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

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Stars: Llewellyn M. Smith, Vincent Coglianese, Robert Dugger, Marilyn Essex

32. Wind Rush (2013 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Andrew Gregg

33. Talking with Angels (2004)

18 min | Short, Drama

6.6
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A young boy realizes the impact of trying to preserve the fictitious idea of what is normal.

Director: Yousaf Ali Khan | Stars: Tracy Kearney, Stephen Buckley, Reece Ryan, Sheridan Foster

Votes: 82

34. Belly on Fire (1982)

22 min | Documentary, Short

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Short documentary about the mass deaths of mainly native children in Papua New Guinea due to a stomach disease or enteritis commonly known as Pigbel or Pikbel. Documents the discovery, ... See full summary »

35. Epidemic Africa (1999)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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A documentary short about the growing number of African children orphaned by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The film was screened at the United Nations Headquarters (NYC) for World Aids Day in ... See full summary »

Director: Rory Kennedy | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Desmond Tutu

36. Different Moms (1999)

60 min | Documentary

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Each year, mothers with mental impairment give birth to an estimated 120,000 children. Approximately half of these children remain with the mother. "Different Moms" briefly documents the ... See full summary »

Directors: Liz Garbus, Rory Kennedy | Stars: Juanita Ingraham, Margaret Main, Elaine Mayfield, Tim Mayfield

37. Ecstasy: Lives Out of Balance (2012 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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A short documentary uniquely presented and targeted to teens and youth informing them of the risks associated with using the drug Ecstasy (MDMA.) This documentary film is factual not scary,... See full summary »

Director: Traci Hays | Stars: Paul Gabriel Rose, Daniel Craig, Leah Kolchinsky, Angela Dunford

38. The Making of the Monarch (2013)

Documentary, Music

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Director: Jame Knight | Stars: Louisa Aberdeen, Jerome Bleau, Fitzroy Brann, Dennis Brown

39. Community Fly Control Operations (1952)

12 min | Documentary, Short

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Controlling fly infestations in populated areas.

40. Der Preis einer Nacht (1967)

70 min | Drama

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Director: Heinz Gerhard Schier | Stars: Karin Kuschy, Rudolf Schulze, Walter Clemens, Yvette Simon

41. A Time to Heal (1986)

29 min | Short, Documentary, War

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Director: Yvan Patry | Stars: Christian Allard, Assefaw Tekeste, Haile Selassie

42. Fighting the Hookworm (1915)

Documentary, Short

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43. Fruits of Our Labour

45 min | Documentary, Drama, Music | Post-production

This "docudrama" is intended to educationally and artistically illuminate the issue of food and nutrition in three selected countries. In so doing it focuses urban settings.

Director: David Hallberg | Stars: Sebastian Hugo, Isabella Schultz, Moa Björkroth, Fortesa Hoti

44. Peter Jennings Reporting: From the Tobacco File: Untold Stories of Betrayal and Neglect (2004 TV Movie)

41 min | Documentary

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45. Tabac, retenez votre souffle! (2006 TV Movie)

92 min | Documentary

7.4
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The tobacco industry's conspiratorial efforts to market their products in the face of public health facts and public opposition.

Director: Nadia Collot | Star: Joe Eszterhas

Votes: 49

46. Day After Day (1940)

Documentary, Short

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A documentary about the Visiting Nurse Service of the Henry Street Settlement House, an organization serving the needs of poor people in the the tenement areas of New York City.

47. Burning Desire: The Seduction of Smoking (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2014)

Documentary

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Director: Chris Alcock | Stars: Peter Taylor, Lily Allen, Selva Andreoli, John Ashcroft

48. Carte Blanche (1988– )
Episode: Episode dated 24 May 2009 (2009)

News

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Stars: Craig Allen, Minki Allen, Anthony Batchelor, Ronald Bobroff

49. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: Foul Play in the Senate and Today's Abortion Debate (2013)

TV-G | 57 min | News, Talk-Show

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Public support and political hate behind the modern abortion rights debate.

Stars: Walter Cronkite, Jessica González-Rojas, Bill Moyers, Lynn Paltrow

50. Domino (2011– )
Episode: L'ange (2013)

3 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Laurent Tanguy | Stars: Laurence Joseph, Laurent Tanguy