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1. Watchmen (2009)

R | 162 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.6
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56 Metascore

In an alternate 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

Writers: David Hayter, Alex Tse, Dave Gibbons | Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Malin Akerman

Votes: 367,277

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

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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

Votes: 29,813

3. Our Idiot Brother (2011)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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60 Metascore

A comedy centered on an idealist who barges into the lives of his three sisters.

Writers: Jesse Peretz, Evgenia Peretz, David Schisgall | Director: Jesse Peretz | Stars: Paul Rudd, Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Nick Sullivan

Votes: 73,094

4. Battle in Seattle (2007)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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54 Metascore

Activists arrive in Seattle, Washington en masse to protest a meeting of the World Trade Organization. Riots and chaos ensue as demonstrators successfully stop the WTO meetings.

Writer: Stuart Townsend | Director: Stuart Townsend | Stars: André Benjamin, Jennifer Carpenter, Isaach De Bankolé, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 12,559

5. A Face in the Crowd (1957)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama

8.2
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An Arkansas hobo becomes an overnight media sensation. But as he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

Writer: Budd Schulberg | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Votes: 9,480

6. Crazy on the Outside (2010)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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21 Metascore

A recently paroled ex-con who has trouble adjusting to the wacky normalcy of life outside of prison. He has spent the last three years behind bars after getting caught committing a crime and taking the rap for his much more dangerous pal.

Writers: Judd Pillot, John Peaslee | Director: Tim Allen | Stars: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ray Liotta

Votes: 4,766

7. Tension at Table Rock (1956)

Passed | 93 min | Western

6.5
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A reluctant gunslinger tires of having to defend himself at every cow town he visits, so he adopts an alias and continues his wandering. At an outpost run by a father and young son, he gets... See full summary »

Writers: Winston Miller, Frank Gruber | Director: Charles Marquis Warren | Stars: Richard Egan, Dorothy Malone, Cameron Mitchell, Billy Chapin

Votes: 361

8. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980 TV Mini-Series)

Not Rated | 910 min | Drama

8.8
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In late-1920s Berlin, Franz Biberkopf is released from prison and vows to go straight; however he soon finds himself embroiled in the city's criminal underworld.

Stars: Günter Lamprecht, Claus Holm, Hanna Schygulla, Franz Buchrieser

Votes: 2,950

9. The Hairy Ape (1944)

92 min | Drama

6.3
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Hank Smith, a brutish stoker on board a freighter, is appalled when Mildred Douglas, a society girl forced by circumstance to travel as a passenger, visits the stokehold and recoils at the ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Hardy Andrews, Decla Dunning, Eugene O'Neill | Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: William Bendix, Susan Hayward, John Loder, Dorothy Comingore

Votes: 276

10. Offline (I) (2012)

Drama

7.1
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After seven years in prison, Rudy Vandekerckhove has set himself two clear objectives: get back to work as a washing machine repairman, and - more importantly - become reconciled with the ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Dupont, Peter Monsaert | Director: Peter Monsaert | Stars: Wim Willaert, Anemone Valcke, Mourade Zeguendi, Patricia Goemaere

Votes: 611

11. The Crazy Stranger (1997)

Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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A man is looking for a singer he had heard on cassette. He finds much more.

Writers: Tony Gatlif, Kits Hilaire, Maigne Jaques | Director: Tony Gatlif | Stars: Romain Duris, Rona Hartner, Izidor Serban, Ovidiu Balan

Votes: 6,049

12. Maula Jat (1979)

156 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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Maula Jat tells the true story of it's eponymous hero's blood feud with the local "gunda" Nuri Nath.

Writer: Nasir Adib | Director: Yunus Malik | Stars: Sultan Rahi, Mustafa Qureshi, Seema, Aasia

Votes: 286

13. The Black Dove (2012)

Drama

4.5
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Once on top of the country music industry, a recently released felon struggles to keep his life together, find his legendary guitar and connect with a daughter he has never met.

Writers: Michael Caporale, T.J. McGrail | Director: Michael Caporale | Stars: Lou Beatty Jr., Brittney Ann Benson, Mia Caporale, Phi Clarke

Votes: 26

14. Evolution of a Filipino Family (2004)

540 min | Drama

7.8
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Writer: Lav Diaz | Director: Lav Diaz | Stars: Elryan de Vera, Angie Ferro, Pen Medina, Marife Necesito

Votes: 125

15. Final Episode (1974)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Writers: Koichi Iiboshi, Kôji Takada | Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Hiroko Fuji, Gorô Ibuki, Nobuo Kaneko, Ryûji Katagiri

Votes: 462

16. One Hand Can't Clap (2003)

103 min | Comedy

6.7
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Writers: Jirí Machácek, David Ondrícek, Ivan Trojan | Director: David Ondrícek | Stars: Jirí Machácek, Ivan Trojan, Marek Taclík, Klára Pollertová

Votes: 884

17. Nuyorican Dream (2000)

Documentary

7.9
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A gripping portrait of one Puerto Rican family living in NYC. Roberto, 29, the eldest son gay and living in Greenwich Village. Marta the family matriarch, living in Brooklyn and raising the... See full summary »

Director: Laurie Collyer

Votes: 93

18. Derrick J's Victimless Crime Spree (2012)

Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Crime

8.6
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A documentary chronicling liberty activist Derrick J Freeman's exciting first year of activism in The Shire.

Writer: Derrick J. Freeman | Director: Derrick J. Freeman | Stars: Kate Ager, Rich Angell, Ed Burke, Jed Butterfield

Votes: 50

19. Sandata at pangako (1961)

Action, Drama

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Writers: Celso Trinidad, F.H. Constantino | Director: F.H. Constantino | Stars: Fernando Poe Jr., Charito Solis, Bernard Bonnin, Lourdes Medel

20. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008–2009)
Episode: Allison from Palmdale (2008)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Another malfunction causes Cameron to believe that she is actually a human from the future named Allison. Sarah accompanies her pregnant landlady to the hospital. Ellison continues to contemplate Catherine Weaver's job offer.

Creator: Josh Friedman | Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker, Summer Glau, Shirley Manson

Votes: 692

21. Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)
Episode: Black Widower (2014)

TV-MA | 73 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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In the wake of Tara's death, Jax is freed from prison and makes revenge his top priority. Wendy leaves rehab early and discovers Juice is hiding from SAMCRO and laying low at her apartment.

Creator: Kurt Sutter | Director: Paris Barclay | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior, Dayton Callie

Votes: 1,404

22. The Firm (2012– )
Episode: Chapter Eight (2012)

43 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Andrew springs Mitch from jail. While Mitch represents a scientist suing a corporate raider, Ray works on figuring out who broke down the hotel door in pursuit of Mitch, and Tammy and Abby ... See full summary »

Creator: Lukas Reiter | Director: George Mihalka | Stars: Josh Lucas, Callum Keith Rennie, Molly Parker, Juliette Lewis

Votes: 60

23. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #3.7 (2012)

TV-PG | 48 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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A vindictive Ms. O'Brien hatches a damaging plot. Edith make a major decision. Matthew has a major plan for changing things, and Tom's brother pays a visit.

Writer: Julian Fellowes | Director: David Evans | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Brendan Coyle

Votes: 625

24. Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)
Episode: Gilead (2009)

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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The club must make new alliances in prison to survive.

Creator: Kurt Sutter | Director: Gwyneth Horder-Payton | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior, Kim Coates

Votes: 938

25. The Black Donnellys (2007– )
Episode: God Is a Comedian (2007)

60 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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Jimmy tasks Tommy for not bailing him out of jail, Huey's brother visits Sal's boss, and Sean is moved from ICU to a ward.

Creators: Paul Haggis, Robert Moresco | Director: Dan Lerner | Stars: Jonathan Tucker, Tom Guiry, Olivia Wilde, Billy Lush

Votes: 95

26. Shameless (2011– )
Episode: Lazarus (2014)

TV-MA | 57 min | Comedy, Drama

9.5
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Frank recovers from his operation. Fiona is released early and gets a job waiting tables. Everyone is afraid that Ian may be bi-polar.

Creators: John Wells, Paul Abbott | Director: Mark Mylod | Stars: William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Jeremy Allen White, Ethan Cutkosky

Votes: 1,073

27. Hung (2009–2011)
Episode: Mister Drecker or Ease Up on the Whup-Ass (2011)

TV-MA | 26 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Ray fears he blew his cover when he mistakes a former student for a client. Tanya finds herself in charge of a felon. Jess is hired to work in the office of Dr. Matt Kopylov, the husband of... See full summary »

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

Votes: 115

28. Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)
Episode: One One Six (2013)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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Jax deals with collateral damage as external pressure continue to stack up against SAMCRO.

Creator: Kurt Sutter | Director: Peter Weller | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior, Dayton Callie

Votes: 865

29. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: Ourselves Alone (2011)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.4
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After Nucky is released, he finds that most of his organization have deserted him for the Commodore, Margaret keeps her head, and the IRA asks Nucky for a donation.

Creator: Terence Winter | Director: David Petrarca | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon

Votes: 1,008

30. L.A. Law (1986–1994)
Episode: The Douglas Fur Ball (1987)

TV-PG | 48 min | Drama

5.3
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Brackman (recovering from a broken ankle) asks Becker to represent him after his wife, Sheila, serves him with divorce pagers and she retains Becker's former girlfriend and law associate, ... See full summary »

Creators: Steven Bochco, Terry Louise Fisher | Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Harry Hamlin, Susan Dey, Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry

Votes: 9