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1. Superman Returns (2006)

PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.1
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72 Metascore

Superman reappears after a long absence, but is challenged by an old foe who uses Kryptonian technology for world domination.

Writers: Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris, Bryan Singer, Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster | Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, James Marsden

2. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure

7.3
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83 Metascore

Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.

Writers: Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, Michael Chabon, Alvin Sargent | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, James Franco

3. The Weather Man (2005)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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61 Metascore

A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.

Writer: Steve Conrad | Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Hope Davis, Nicholas Hoult, Michael Caine

4. Nothing But the Truth (I) (2008)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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64 Metascore

In Washington, D.C., a female reporter faces a possible jail sentence for outing a CIA agent and refusing to reveal her source.

Writer: Rod Lurie | Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Matt Dillon, Vera Farmiga, Angela Bassett

5. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

PG | 111 min | Comedy

7.3
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53 Metascore

A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.

Writers: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Sam Raimi | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Tim Robbins, Paul Newman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Charles Durning

6. Running with Scissors (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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52 Metascore

Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of Finch's bizarre extended family.

Writers: Ryan Murphy, Augusten Burroughs | Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Joseph Cross, Annette Bening, Brian Cox, Gwyneth Paltrow

7. The Bang Bang Club (2010)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.0
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48 Metascore

A drama based on the true-life experiences of four combat photographers capturing the final days of apartheid in South Africa.

Writers: Greg Marinovich, João Silva, Steven Silver | Director: Steven Silver | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Malin Akerman, Taylor Kitsch, Neels Van Jaarsveld

8. The Weight of Water (2000)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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45 Metascore

A newspaper photographer, Jean, researches the lurid and sensational axe murder of two women in 1873 as an editorial tie-in with a brutal modern double murder. She discovers a cache of ... See full summary »

Writers: Anita Shreve, Alice Arlen, Christopher Kyle | Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Catherine McCormack, Sean Penn, Sarah Polley, Elizabeth Hurley

9. Elegy (I) (2008)

R | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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66 Metascore

Cultural critic David Kepesh finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo, a well-mannered student who awakens a sense of sexual possessiveness in her teacher.

Writers: Nicholas Meyer, Philip Roth | Director: Isabel Coixet | Stars: Ben Kingsley, Penélope Cruz, Patricia Clarkson, Dennis Hopper

10. Edison (2005)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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Upon discovering a den of corrupt policemen, a fresh-faced journalist makes a shaky allies in a jaded reporter and investigator for a powerful district attorney.

Writer: David J. Burke | Director: David J. Burke | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Justin Timberlake, LL Cool J

11. Reaching for the Moon (2013)

118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.9
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44 Metascore

A chronicle of the tragic love affair between American poet Elizabeth Bishop and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares.

Writers: Matthew Chapman, Julie Sayres, Carmen L. Oliveira, Carolina Kotscho | Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Glória Pires, Miranda Otto, Tracy Middendorf, Marcello Airoldi

12. Evidence of Blood (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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When a Pulitzer prize winning author of true crimes returns to his hometown in Georgia, it isn't long before he is involved in a forty year old case of a teenage girl who had been murdered.... See full summary »

Writers: Thomas H. Cook, Dalene Young | Director: Andrew Mondshein | Stars: David Strathairn, Mary McDonnell, Sean McCann, Chris Wiggins

13. The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)

Unrated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success.

Writers: Charles Schnee, George Bradshaw | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell

14. Amos & Andrew (1993)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime

5.5
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When Andrew Sterling, a successful black urbanite writer buys a vacation home on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his home with armed men, ... See full summary »

Writer: E. Max Frye | Director: E. Max Frye | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Lerner, Margaret Colin

15. The Barbarian Invasions (2003)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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70 Metascore

During his final days, a dying man is reunited with old friends, former lovers, his ex-wife, and his estranged son.

Writer: Denys Arcand | Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Rémy Girard, Dorothée Berryman, Stéphane Rousseau, Marie-Josée Croze

16. Before the Rain (1994)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, War

8.0
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The circularity of violence seen in a story that circles on itself. In Macedonia, during war in Bosnia, Christians hunt an ethnic Albanian girl who may have murdered one of their own. A ... See full summary »

Writer: Milcho Manchevski | Director: Milcho Manchevski | Stars: Katrin Cartlidge, Rade Serbedzija, Grégoire Colin, Labina Mitevska

17. The Man from Elysian Fields (2001)

R | 106 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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57 Metascore

A failed novelist's inability to pay the bills strains relations with his wife and leads him to work at an escort service where he becomes entwined with a wealthy woman whose husband is a successful writer.

Writer: Phillip Jayson Lasker | Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Andy Garcia, Mick Jagger, Julianna Margulies, Olivia Williams

18. Harrison's Flowers (2000)

R | 121 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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49 Metascore

When a Newsweek photojournalist disappears in war-torn Yugoslavia, his wife travels to Europe to find him.

Writers: Isabel Ellsen, Élie Chouraqui, Didier Le Pêcheur, Michael Katims | Director: Élie Chouraqui | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Scott Anton, Elias Koteas, Brendan Gleeson

19. The Death of Kevin Carter: Casualty of the Bang Bang Club (2004)

27 min | Documentary, Short

7.3
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In 1994, a South African photojournalist received the Pulitzer Prize for his picture of a starving girl stalked by a vulture. Weeks later, he carried out a terrible, desperate act--an act that embodied the anguish of an entire nation.

Director: Dan Krauss

20. Finnegan Begin Again (1985 TV Movie)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Robert Preston is retired and taking care of his senile wife. He can't get her to allow him to throw anything out and their house has become unmanageable. He meets Mary Tyler Moore who is ... See full summary »

Writer: Walter Lockwood | Director: Joan Micklin Silver | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Robert Preston, Sam Waterston, Sylvia Sidney

21. The 300 Year Weekend (1971)

GP | 83 min | Drama

5.8
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Writers: Jerome Alden, William Devane, Victor Stoloff | Director: Victor Stoloff | Stars: William Devane, Michael Tolan, Sharon Laughlin, Roy Cooper

22. An Unlikely Weapon (2008)

85 min | Documentary

7.9
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In 1968, in 1/500th of a second Eddie Adams photographed a Saigon police chief, General Nygoc Loan, shooting a Vietcong guerrilla point black. Some say that photograph ended the Vietnam war... See full summary »

Writer: Susan Morgan Cooper | Director: Susan Morgan Cooper | Stars: Eddie Adams, Marc Anthony, Peter Arnett, Tom Brokaw

23. Attack on Fear (1984 TV Movie)

Crime, Drama

6.2
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Married journalists who run a small town newspaper expose corruption and cultism at a once respected rehab center.

Writer: T.S. Cook | Director: Mel Damski | Stars: Barbara Babcock, Erin Patricia Boyd, Kevin Conway, Alan Fudge

24. United States of Poetry (1995 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

8.6
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Creators: Joshua Blum, Bob Holman | Stars: Amiri Baraka, Leonard Cohen, Wanda Coleman, Matt Cook

25. Marathon (2010)

90 min | Drama

6.5
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Explores the relation ship between two poets Richard Harteis and William Meredith former US poet laureate and winner of every major American award for poetry including the 1988 Pulitzer prize.

Writers: Richard Harteis, Celia de Freine | Director: Biju Viswanath | Stars: Bristol Pomeroy, Alec Dana, Beth Campbell, Donna Del Bueno

26. Norman Mailer: The American (2010)

106 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

6.4
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The life and times of Norman Mailer as told through the people that knew him personally.

Director: Joseph Mantegna | Stars: Muhammad Ali, Beverly Bentley, William F. Buckley, Lady Jeanne Campbell

27. Kiss of Life: The 40th Anniversary (2008 TV Movie)

28 min | Documentary

7.6
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Somebody helping somebody. Sounds pretty ordinary. But picture this: A scorching hot day in Jacksonville, Florida during the summer of 1967. A tragic mistake. An act of heroism. A ... See full summary »

Writer: Bill Retherford | Director: Bill Retherford | Stars: Dick Bussard, Tina Frady, Rocco Morabito, Bill Retherford

28. Shooting the Truth (2009)

4 min | Documentary, Short, War

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Pulitzer Prize nominated war photographer Michael Kamber reveals what compels him both personally and professionally to do a job that consistently puts him in harm's way in places like Baghdad and Somalia.

Writer: Michael Kamber | Director: Matthew T. Gannon | Star: Michael Kamber

29. The Hecklers (1975)

Documentary, History

5.3
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A history of editorial cartooning in Canada.

Writer: Ian Mayer | Directors: Ian McLaren, Pierre L'Amare | Stars: John Colicos, Barry Baldaro, Robert Christie, Clémence DesRochers

30. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Negative Reaction (1974)

Unrated | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A photographer murders his wife and blames her death on a bungled kidnapping. But Lt. Columbo has an even sharper eye than the Pulitzer Prize winner.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Peter Falk, Dick Van Dyke, Don Gordon, Larry Storch

31. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Sunday in the Park with George (1986)

146 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Video production of the Pulitzer-prize winning musical stage production. In the first act, "George", a fictionalized Georges Seurat paints his lover, Dot, and "A Sunday Afternoon on the ... See full summary »

Writer: James Lapine | Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Mandy Patinkin, Bernadette Peters, Barbara Bryne, Mary D'Arcy