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1. Up in the Air (I) (2009)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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83 Metascore

With a job traveling around the country firing people, Ryan Bingham enjoys his life living out of a suitcase, but finds that lifestyle threatened by the presence of a new hire and a potential love interest.

Writers: Walter Kirn, Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner | Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman

Votes: 269,594 | Gross: $83.81M

2. Killing Them Softly (2012)

R | 97 min | Crime, Thriller

6.2
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64 Metascore

Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.

Writers: Andrew Dominik, George V. Higgins | Director: Andrew Dominik | Stars: Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta, Richard Jenkins, Scoot McNairy

Votes: 111,271 | Gross: $14.94M

3. Hung (2009–2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach finds a way to benefit from his biggest asset.

Creators: Colette Burson, Dmitry Lipkin | Stars: Thomas Jane, Jane Adams, Charlie Saxton, Sianoa Smit-McPhee

Votes: 18,417

4. Infinitely Polar Bear (2014)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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64 Metascore

A manic-depressive mess of a father tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters, who don't make the overwhelming task any easier.

Writer: Maya Forbes | Director: Maya Forbes | Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Imogene Wolodarsky, Ashley Aufderheide

Votes: 8,974 | Gross: $1.43M

5. Get Him to the Greek (2010)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Music

6.4
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65 Metascore

A record company intern is hired to accompany out-of-control British rock star Aldous Snow to a concert at L.A.'s Greek Theater.

Writers: Nicholas Stoller, Jason Segel | Director: Nicholas Stoller | Stars: Jonah Hill, Russell Brand, Elisabeth Moss, Rose Byrne

Votes: 146,925 | Gross: $60.92M

6. Inside Job (2010)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Crime

8.3
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88 Metascore

Takes a closer look at what brought about the financial meltdown.

Writers: Charles Ferguson, Chad Beck, Adam Bolt | Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Matt Damon, William Ackman, Daniel Alpert, Jonathan Alpert

Votes: 55,153 | Gross: $4.31M

7. The Girlfriend Experience (2009)

R | 77 min | Drama

5.5
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66 Metascore

A drama set in the days leading up to the 2008 Presidential election, and centered on a high-end Manhattan call girl meeting the challenges of her boyfriend, her clients, and her work.

Writers: David Levien, Brian Koppelman | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Sasha Grey, Chris Santos, Philip Eytan, Colby Trane

Votes: 13,678 | Gross: $0.70M

8. Too Big to Fail (2011 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 99 min | Drama, History, News

7.4
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Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.

Writers: Peter Gould, Andrew Ross Sorkin | Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: James Woods, John Heard, William Hurt, Erin Dilly

Votes: 11,205

9. Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.8
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28 Metascore

Railroad executive Dagny Taggart and steel mogul Henry Rearden form an alliance to fight the increasingly authoritarian government of the United States.

Writers: Brian Patrick O'Toole, John Aglialoro, Ayn Rand | Director: Paul Johansson | Stars: Taylor Schilling, Grant Bowler, Matthew Marsden, Edi Gathegi

Votes: 11,398 | Gross: $4.56M

10. The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations (2009)

R | 90 min | Crime, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.6
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Sam Reide uses his power to time travel to solve the mystery of his girlfriend's death.

Writer: Holly Brix | Director: Seth Grossman | Stars: Chris Carmack, Rachel Miner, Melissa Jones, Kevin Yon

Votes: 15,373

11. Human Capital (2013)

Unrated | 111 min | Drama

7.3
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63 Metascore

The destinies of two families are irrevocably tied together after a cyclist is hit off the road by a jeep in the night before Christmas Eve.

Writers: Stephen Amidon, Paolo Virzì, Francesco Bruni, Francesco Piccolo | Director: Paolo Virzì | Stars: Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Matilde Gioli, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Guglielmo Pinelli

Votes: 7,552 | Gross: $0.16M

12. Distant (2002)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.7
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84 Metascore

After his wife leaves him, a photographer has an existential crisis and tries to cope with his cousin's visit.

Writers: Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Cemil Kavukçu | Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan | Stars: Muzaffer Özdemir, Emin Toprak, Zuhal Gencer, Nazan Kesal

Votes: 12,725 | Gross: $0.10M

13. Collapse (II) (2009)

Unrated | 82 min | Documentary

7.8
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71 Metascore

A documentary on Michael Ruppert, a police officer turned independent reporter who predicted the current financial crisis in his self-published newsletter, From the Wilderness.

Writer: Michael Ruppert | Director: Chris Smith | Star: Michael Ruppert

Votes: 5,879 | Gross: $0.05M

14. Ilo Ilo (2013)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

In 90s Singapore, the friendship between Filipino nursemaid Teresa and her young charge Jiale makes waves in a family, while the Asian recession hits the region.

Writer: Anthony Chen | Director: Anthony Chen | Stars: Yann Yann Yeo, Tian Wen Chen, Angeli Bayani, Jia Ler Koh

Votes: 2,963 | Gross: $0.05M

15. Arabian Nights: Volume 1 - The Restless One (2015)

125 min | Drama

7.2
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80 Metascore

Some of the chapters from Arabian Nights are adapted to a modern Portugal in this epic.

Writers: Telmo Churro, Miguel Gomes, Mariana Ricardo | Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Crista Alfaiate, Miguel Gomes, Maria Rueff, Bruno Bravo

Votes: 1,191 | Gross: $0.01M

16. The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (2013)

118 min | Documentary

7.9
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75 Metascore

Follows the routines of those employed at Studio Ghibli, including filmmakers Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata, and Toshio Suzuki as they work to release two films simultaneously, The Wind Rises and The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.

Writer: Mami Sunada | Director: Mami Sunada | Stars: Hayao Miyazaki, Yumiko Miyoshi, Toshio Suzuki, Shinsuke Nonaka

Votes: 2,867

17. Bewakoofiyaan (2014)

119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Mohit and Mayera, a young corporate couple in love, run into trouble when Mayera's overprotective father thinks Mohit isn't good enough for her.

Writer: Habib Faisal | Director: Nupur Asthana | Stars: Ayushmann Khurrana, Sonam Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Swedha Singh

Votes: 2,653

18. After (II) (2014)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery

4.8
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25 Metascore

A story centered around the Valentinos, a struggling family whose delicate balance is threatened by a carefully concealed secret that, if revealed, will change their lives forever.

Writer: Sabrina Gennarino | Director: Pieter Gaspersz | Stars: Kathleen Quinlan, John Doman, Pablo Schreiber, Sabrina Gennarino

Votes: 108

19. Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer (2010)

R | 117 min | Documentary

7.4
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68 Metascore

An in-depth look at the rise and fall of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, including interviews with the scandalized, former politician.

Writer: Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Eliot Spitzer, Alex Gibney, Hulbert Waldroup, Lloyd Constantine

Votes: 1,776 | Gross: $0.19M

20. The Glass Man (2011)

108 min | Thriller

6.3
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The chilling story of a middle class man whose desperate weathering of the current economic crisis ends with the arrival one night of a debt collector with an offer that surely cannot be turned down.

Writer: Cristian Solimeno | Director: Cristian Solimeno | Stars: Andy Nyman, James Cosmo, Neve Campbell, Brett Allen

Votes: 209

21. Detropia (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

6.5
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68 Metascore

A documentary on the city of Detroit and its woes, which are emblematic of the collapse of the U.S. manufacturing base.

Directors: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady | Stars: Noah Stewart, Rachele Gilmnore, Michael Wanko, Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra

Votes: 1,303 | Gross: $0.36M

22. American Dream (1990)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

8.0
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Chronicles the six-month strike at Hormel in Austin, Minnesota, in 1985-86. The local union, P-9 of the Food and Commercial Workers, overwhelmingly rejects a contract offer with a $2/hour ... See full summary »

Directors: Barbara Kopple, Cathy Caplan, Thomas Haneke, Lawrence Silk | Stars: Jesse Jackson, Juan Munoz, Ray Rogers, Nina Xining Zuo

Votes: 599 | Gross: $0.27M

23. Bridge and Tunnel (2014)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A group of twenty-somethings struggle to cope with break ups, student debt, and the transition to adulthood while living with their parents in the suburbs of New York City.

Writer: Jason Michael Brescia | Director: Jason Michael Brescia | Stars: Arjun Gupta, Joe Murphy, Mary Kate Wiles, Annet Mahendru

Votes: 48

24. Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve (2013)

104 min | Documentary, History, News

7.4
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57 Metascore

Nearly 100 years after its creation, the power of the U.S. Federal Reserve has never been greater. Markets and governments around the world hold their breath in anticipation of the Fed ... See full summary »

Writer: Jim Bruce | Director: Jim Bruce | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Paul Volcker, Janet Yellen, Peter Atwater

Votes: 517

25. Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged (2011)

Unrated | 87 min | Documentary

5.9
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'Ayn Rand & the Prophecy of Atlas Shrugged is a feature length documentary film that examines the resurging interest in Ayn Rand's epic and controversial 1957 novel and the validity of its dire prediction for America.

Director: Chris Mortensen | Stars: John Allison, Clifford Asness, Rajia Baroudi, Mike Berliner

Votes: 369

26. Killing Mad Dogs (2001)

135 min | Thriller

7.9
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Golrokh an Iranian lady who is a talented author struggles to settle her presumably disloyal but amorous husband's debts that his business partner has caused and left him to bear the ... See full summary »

Writer: Bahram Beizai | Director: Bahram Beizai | Stars: Mozhdeh Shamsai, Majid Mozaffari, Reza Kianian, Mitra Hajjar

Votes: 1,373

27. A Flat for Three (2012)

119 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Three divorced fathers are forced to live together.

Writers: Pasquale Plastino, Carlo Verdone | Director: Carlo Verdone | Stars: Carlo Verdone, Pierfrancesco Favino, Marco Giallini, Micaela Ramazzotti

Votes: 923

28. Boxing Day (I) (2012)

94 min | Drama

5.9
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Basil, a businessman and Chauffeur, Nick, drive into the heart of the rocky mountains in the midst of perilous weather. When the journey becomes potentially fatal, Basil must decide whether he's prepared to sacrifice his life for another.

Writer: Leo Tolstoy | Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: Edie Dakota, Lisa Enos, Jo Farkas, Danny Huston

Votes: 127

29. The Secret of Oz (2009)

104 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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What's going on with the world's economy? Foreclosures are everywhere, unemployment is skyrocketing - and this may only be the beginning. Could it be that solutions to the world's economic ... See full summary »

Writer: William T. Still | Director: William T. Still | Stars: Andrew Nance, Brent Robinson, William T. Still

Votes: 199

30. Pets or Meat: The Return to Flint (1992 TV Short)

23 min | Documentary, Short

4.6
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A 30-minute follow-up piece for Roger & Me, this was first shown when that film was broadcast as part of the PBS series P.O.V. Moore briefly re-examines the economic collapse of Flint and ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Moore | Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Rhonda Britton, Michael Moore, Janet K. Rauch, Fred Ross

Votes: 462

31. The Entrepreneur (2011)

94 min | Drama

6.1
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Strangled by debt and the banks, the owner of a factory that is on the brink of closing will go to any lengths to solve his financial and marital problems.

Writers: Giuliano Montaldo, Vera Pescarolo, Andrea Purgatori | Director: Giuliano Montaldo | Stars: Pierfrancesco Favino, Carolina Crescentini, Eduard Gabia, Francesco Scianna

Votes: 324

32. Bonobo (II) (2014)

103 min | Drama

7.2
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A happily married young couple must carefully evaluate their relationship and trust in one another, plus own moral standing when a potentially seedy yet highly financial offer is presented to them in a time of recession.

Writer: Mark Withers | Director: Mark Withers | Stars: Caroline Langrishe, Christopher Hatherall, Greg Barnett, Freya Berry

Votes: 8

33. Taste It: A Comedy About the Recession (2012)

96 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
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Scintillating, salacious and, made-in-Miami 'Taste It: A Comedy About the Recession' is an outrageous indie feature about putting passion before the plan and living it up in a down economy.

Writers: Adam Chefitz, Zachary Weil | Director: Zachary Weil | Stars: John McGlothlin, Francesca Frigo, Adam Chefitz, Andres Lefevre

Votes: 21

34. Out of Here (I) (2013)

80 min | Drama

7.2
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After a year traveling the world, twentysomething Ciaran reluctantly returns to his hometown of Dublin, broke and stuck living with his parents. As he struggles to reconnect with the ... See full summary »

Writer: Donal Foreman | Director: Donal Foreman | Stars: Fionn Walton, Annabell Rickerby, Aoife Duffin, Daniel Bergin

Votes: 33

35. Broke: The New American Dream (2009)

Documentary

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A vivid, honest, often humorous and always insightful look at our struggle with investments and retirement. Michael Covel traveled 75,000 miles over the course of 2007 and 2008 to visit ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael W. Covel, Luke David, Paloma Martinez, Celia Straus | Director: Michael W. Covel | Stars: Salem Abraham, Richard Blake, Chris Van Hollen, Eric Bolling

Votes: 20

36. Dream Job (2012)

30 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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An out of work filmmaker is offered what he thinks is his dream job, the chance to work for George Lucas.

Writers: Dave Hill, Joe Lipari, Rachael Robbins, Victor Varnado | Director: Joe Lipari | Stars: Dave Hill, Victor Varnado, Scout Durwood, Renan Kanbay

Votes: 30

37. Tomoko (2016)

7 min | Short, Drama

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'Tomoko' is inspired by a true story from Japan in which a homeless woman lived in another man's apartment and shared it with him for over a year without his knowledge. The woman, Tomoko, ... See full summary »

Writer: Nick Norman-Butler | Director: Nick Norman-Butler | Stars: Masayo Aizawa, Dai Tabuchi, Meg Kubota

38. Zakázaný výlet (1981)

71 min | Drama, Family, Music

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Writers: Stepán Skalský, Jirí Cirkl | Director: Stepán Skalský | Stars: Pavlína Mourková, Hana Maciuchová, Jana Brezinová, Jaroslav Satoranský

39. Glitch in the Grid (2011)

Not Rated | 82 min | Animation, Drama

7.1
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Three artists struggling against the grid of society find spiritual renewal.

Writer: Eric Leiser | Director: Eric Leiser | Stars: Jay Masonek, Jeffrey Leiser, Eric Leiser, Travis Bellman

Votes: 59

40. Haight Ashbury

Drama | Announced

Six strangers who have hit rock bottom as a result of life's misfortunes follow the way of their former hippie parents by way of communal living as a means to getting back on their feet.

Creator: Jeff Corbin

41. Car Bonus (2001)

59 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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An American dream in Finland - a brand new car and a monthly income of 150,000 Euros. The worst recession period of Finnish history is over but unemployment is decreasing slowly. The ... See full summary »

Writer: Mika Ronkainen | Director: Mika Ronkainen | Stars: Kaisu Mikkonen, Viljo Mikkonen

Votes: 100

42. $lowdown (2011)

Not Rated | 25 min | Short, Action, Drama

8.0
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In the midst of a recession, a quiet homeless man has taken it upon himself to befriend a charming young bank teller and, through an unexpected series of events, ultimately reveals the deeper connection that the two share.

Writers: Ali Saam, Saman Yaghmai-Aledavoud | Director: Saman Yaghmai-Aledavoud | Stars: Ali Saam, JT Alexander, Glen Vaughan, Myles Cranford

Votes: 11

43. Isännät ja isäntien varjot (1976– )

170 min | Drama

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Stars: Harri Tirkkonen, Paavo Pentikäinen, Eira Soriola, Marko Riikonen

Votes: 11

44. The Andrew Neil Interviews: Leave or Remain? (2016 TV Mini-Series)

30 min | News

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Veteran broadcaster Andrew Neil interviews four leading figures from the leave and remain campaigns ahead of the UK's referendum on membership of the E.U.

Stars: Andrew Neil, Hilary Benn, Nigel Farage, George Osborne

45. Teleglobal Dreamin' (2009)

18 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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A Filipino call center agent takes her American corporate-trainer boss out on the town, setting off a chain of events with unexpected consequences.

Writers: Eric Flanagan, Putnam Trumbull | Director: Eric Flanagan | Stars: Latasha Calvin, Trixie Dauz, Quincy Dunn-Baker, Chanel Latorre

Votes: 45

46. Art Recession (2011)

59 min | Documentary, News

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Despite its huge impact, art education is often one of the first programs to be cut, especially when the economy is hard hit. 'Art Recession' explores the importance of art education, ... See full summary »

Writer: Ming Lai | Director: Ming Lai | Stars: Gary Baseman, Gary Blackwell, Michelle Borok, Denise Gray

47. Dear John (2009)

33 min | Documentary, Short

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When a John Deere plant closes in Welland Ontario, director Mark Lammert explores the causes and effects of their decision to move south.

Writer: Charles M. Smith | Director: Mark Lammert | Stars: Kevin Falardeau, Patrick Persichilli, Joel Rash, Wayne Samuelson

48. Slums: Cities of Tomorrow (2013)

81 min | Documentary, Biography, News

7.6
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From the heart of the planet's slums and squats, individuals have taken over these marginalized worlds and erected cities in their own image.

Writers: Jean-Nicolas Orhon, Nicolas Reeves, Iolande Cadrin-Rossignol, Alain Omer Duranceau | Director: Jean-Nicolas Orhon | Stars: Robert Neuwirth, Nicolas Reeves, Jeremy Seabrook

Votes: 24

49. Lucky (2018)

Approved | Drama | Filming

During a bad recession, a man loses his job as a bank manager and ends up living on the streets of Los Angeles, CA.

Writer: Girard Swan | Director: Girard Swan | Star: Girard Swan

50. Le due leggi (2014 TV Movie)

200 min | Drama

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Writers: Laura Ippoliti, Luciano Manuzzi, Andrea Purgatori | Director: Luciano Manuzzi | Stars: Elena Sofia Ricci, Enrico Ianniello, Massimo De Francovich, Gaetano Bruno