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1. Footloose (1984)

PG | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.5
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A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest

Votes: 54,288 | Gross: $80.00M

2. Footloose (2011)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.9
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58 Metascore

City teenager Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

Director: Craig Brewer | Stars: Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid, Andie MacDowell

Votes: 38,844 | Gross: $51.78M

3. Red State (2011)

R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Horror

6.2
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50 Metascore

Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Michael Parks, Melissa Leo, John Goodman, Michael Angarano

Votes: 54,962

4. W. (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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56 Metascore

A chronicle of the life and presidency of George W. Bush.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, Ioan Gruffudd, Colin Hanks

Votes: 41,768 | Gross: $25.52M

5. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy, War

7.7
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56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steve Burg

Votes: 53,502 | Gross: $13.00M

6. The Ledge (2011)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.6
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34 Metascore

A police officer looks to talk down a young man lured by his lover's husband to the ledge of a high rise, where he has one hour to contemplate a fateful decision.

Director: Matthew Chapman | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Terrence Howard, Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler

Votes: 15,976 | Gross: $0.01M

7. Great Balls of Fire! (1989)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.2
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The life and career of wildly controversial rock 'n' roll star Jerry Lee Lewis.

Director: Jim McBride | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Winona Ryder, John Doe, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 13,093 | Gross: $13.74M

8. (M)uchenik (2016)

118 min | Drama

7.2
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70 Metascore

Contemporary Russia. A high school student becomes convinced that the world has been lost to evil, and begins to challenge the morals and beliefs of the adults around him.

Director: Kirill Serebrennikov | Stars: Viktoriya Isakova, Yuliya Aug, Pyotr Skvortsov, Aleksandra Revenko

Votes: 1,178

9. Population 436 (2006 Video)

R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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A census-taker (Sisto) is sent to investigate why a certain small town has had the same population -- 436 residents -- for the last 100 years.

Director: Michelle MacLaren | Stars: David Ames, Leigh Enns, Susan Kelso, Rick Skene

Votes: 8,962

10. Wadjda (2012)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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81 Metascore

An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

Director: Haifaa Al-Mansour | Stars: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani, Ahd

Votes: 14,104 | Gross: $1.35M

11. Higher Ground (2011)

R | 109 min | Drama

6.3
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74 Metascore

A chronicle of one woman's lifelong struggle with her faith.

Director: Vera Farmiga | Stars: Vera Farmiga, Joshua Leonard, Dagmara Dominczyk, Norbert Leo Butz

Votes: 2,656 | Gross: $0.84M

12. Jesus Camp (2006)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary

7.5
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62 Metascore

A documentary on kids who attend a summer camp hoping to become the next Billy Graham.

Directors: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady | Stars: Mike Papantonio, Lou Engle, Becky Fischer, Ted Haggard

Votes: 23,069 | Gross: $0.90M

13. Electrick Children (2012)

R | 96 min | Drama

6.9
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60 Metascore

Rachel, a teenager born and raised in her Mormon community, believes that she has been inpregnated by listening to music and must get to Vegas to find the "father" of her miracle baby.

Director: Rebecca Thomas | Stars: Julia Garner, Liam Aiken, Billy Zane, Cynthia Watros

Votes: 4,765

14. Kreuzweg (2014)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama

7.5
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68 Metascore

Fourteen-year-old Maria is a fundamentalist Catholic, living her life in a modern fashion, yet her heart belongs to Jesus. She wants to be a saint and go to heaven. No one, not even a nice boy she meets, can stop her in this goal.

Director: Dietrich Brüggemann | Stars: Lea van Acken, Franziska Weisz, Florian Stetter, Lucie Aron

Votes: 3,009

15. The Rapture (1991)

R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery

6.4
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A telephone operator living an empty, amoral life finds God and loses him again.

Director: Michael Tolkin | Stars: Mimi Rogers, David Duchovny, Darwyn Carson, Patrick Bauchau

Votes: 4,195 | Gross: $1.28M

16. The Most Hated Family in America (2007 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

8.0
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Louis meets the Phelps family, who protest against an America that tolerates homosexuality

Director: Geoffrey O'Connor | Stars: Louis Theroux, Lauren Drain, Steve Drain, Fred Phelps

Votes: 2,925

17. Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (2008)

PG | 90 min | Documentary

3.7
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20 Metascore

Ben Stein examines the issue of academic freedom and decides that there is none when it comes to the debate over intelligent design.

Director: Nathan Frankowski | Stars: Ben Stein, Lili Asvar, Peter Atkins, Hector Avalos

Votes: 11,324 | Gross: $7.50M

18. Inherit the Wind (1999 TV Movie)

PG | 113 min | Drama

7.4
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Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Jack Lemmon, George C. Scott, Lane Smith, Tom Everett Scott

Votes: 1,314

19. Mary (I) (2005)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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The Virgin Mary delivers a message to an 11-year-old girl.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Forest Whitaker, Matthew Modine, Heather Graham

Votes: 1,616

20. Messenger of Death (1988)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.5
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Wifes and children of the Mormon Orville Beecham become victims of a massacre in his own house. The police believes the crime had a religious motive. Orville doesn't give any comment on the... See full summary »

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Charles Bronson, Trish Van Devere, Laurence Luckinbill, Daniel Benzali

Votes: 1,693 | Gross: $3.07M

21. September Dawn (2007)

R | 111 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.8
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25 Metascore

A love story set during a tense encounter between a wagon train of settlers and a renegade Mormon group.

Director: Christopher Cain | Stars: Jon Voight, Trent Ford, Tamara Hope, Terence Stamp

Votes: 2,653 | Gross: $1.07M

22. Bumbai (1995)

130 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

8.1
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A Hindu man and a Muslim woman fall in love in a small village and move to Mumbai, where they have two children. However, growing religious tensions and erupting riots threaten to tear the family apart.

Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Arvind Swamy, Manisha Koirala, Tinnu Anand, Akash Khurana

Votes: 7,377

23. Dayereh (2000)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

7.5
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85 Metascore

Various women struggle to function in the oppressively sexist society of contemporary Iran.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Stars: Maryiam Palvin Almani, Nargess Mamizadeh, Mojgan Faramarzi, Elham Saboktakin

Votes: 4,729 | Gross: $0.67M

24. The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (2004– )

157 min | Documentary, History

8.9
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78 Metascore

A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain.

Stars: Gilles Kepel, Melvin Goodman, Stephen Holmes, William Kristol

Votes: 3,317

25. America's Most Hated Family in Crisis (2011)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

7.6
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Louis returns to the Phelps family to find that several members have left the cult, and that they are being sued.

Director: Emma Cooper | Stars: Louis Theroux, Steve Drain, Betty Phelps, Fred Phelps

Votes: 1,519

26. For the Bible Tells Me So (2007)

Unrated | 95 min | Documentary, Romance

7.9
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73 Metascore

An exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.

Director: Daniel G. Karslake | Stars: Imogene Robinson, Victor Robinson, Gene Robinson, Isabella 'Boo' McDaniel

Votes: 4,079 | Gross: $0.31M

27. Prophet of Evil: The Ervil LeBaron Story (1993 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama

5.5
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The take-down of an infamous leader of a small polygamous Mormon fundamentalist group, who ordered assassinations of his opponents.

Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Brian Dennehy, William Devane, Tracey Needham, Dee Wallace

Votes: 169

28. God Loves Uganda (2013)

83 min | Documentary

7.5
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77 Metascore

An account of the American Evangelicals' attempts to indoctrinate their Christian Right beliefs in Uganda.

Director: Roger Ross Williams

Votes: 962 | Gross: $0.05M

29. Blue River (1995 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

5.8
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The stormy relationship of a young teenage boy with his troubled older brother is told in an extended flashback segment bookended by what happens when the two meet again 15 years later. ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Nick Stahl, Neal McDonough, Jean Marie Barnwell

Votes: 222

30. Small Town Gay Bar (2006)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

7.2
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The story of community in the Deep South that is forced to deal with the struggles of ignorance, hypocrisy and oppression.

Director: Malcolm Ingram | Stars: Jim Bishop, Terry Capps, Jackie Cox, Bill Curtis

Votes: 1,024

31. The God Who Wasn't There (2005)

62 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.9
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Did Jesus exist? This film starts with that question, then goes on to examine Christianity as a whole.

Director: Brian Flemming | Stars: Sam Harris, Robert M. Price, Richard Carrier, Earl Doherty

Votes: 4,617

32. Political Disasters (2009)

120 min | Drama

6.0
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In the opening years of the new millennium, two mutually dependent families attempt to extricate themselves from their own entangled web of dishonesty.

Director: Zach Horton | Stars: Tim DeKay, Barbara Bain, Paulie Redding, Michael Bryan French

Votes: 24

33. The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2000)

PG-13 | 79 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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69 Metascore

A documentary look, mostly through the eyes of Tammy Faye Bakker Messner, at her rise and fall as a popular televangelist with husband Jim Bakker. Traces their rise: her teen marriage to ... See full summary »

Directors: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato | Stars: RuPaul, Tammy Faye Bakker, Virginia Fairchild, Johnny Grover

Votes: 1,351 | Gross: $1.03M

34. Sons of Perdition (2010)

R | 85 min | Documentary

7.0
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An inside look at former FLDS teens who have become religious refugees in mainstream America.

Directors: Tyler Measom, Jennilyn Merten | Stars: Bruce Barlow, Deloy Bateman, Michelle Benward, Kevin Black

Votes: 523

35. The Genius of Charles Darwin (2008– )

60 min | Documentary

8.6
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Stars: Richard Dawkins, The Naked Cowboy, Steven Pinker

Votes: 742

36. Honor Diaries (2013)

61 min | Documentary, Crime, News

7.9
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Several Muslim women activists discuss their stories and the state of women's rights in Muslim-majority nations.

Directors: Micah Smith, Micah Smith | Stars: Raheel Raza, Raquel Evita Saraswati, Juliana Taimoorazy

Votes: 192

37. A Jihad for Love (2007)

Unrated | 81 min | Documentary

6.6
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55 Metascore

A documentary on gay, lesbian, and transgender Muslims across the Muslim and Western worlds.

Director: Parvez Sharma | Stars: Muhsin Hendricks, A.K. Hoosen, Mazen, Abdellah Taia

Votes: 573 | Gross: $0.11M

38. Maryam (2002)

87 min | Drama

7.0
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65 Metascore

An Iranian-born teenager living in suburban New Jersey thinks of herself as simply an American until anti-Iranian sentiment erupts in her community after American hostages are held in Iran.

Director: Ramin Serry | Stars: Mariam Parris, David Ackert, Shaun Toub, Shohreh Aghdashloo

Votes: 256 | Gross: $0.10M

39. Vares - Kaidan tien kulkijat (2012)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Jussi Vares goes in a small town to investigate a murder of young girl. This little goodloving town isn't as pure as it seems.

Director: Anders Engström | Stars: Antti Reini, Peter Franzén, Merja Larivaara, Markku Maalismaa

Votes: 732

40. Trembling Before G-d (2001)

94 min | Documentary

7.2
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66 Metascore

A cinematic portrait of various gay Orthodox Jews who struggle to reconcile their faith and their sexual orientation.

Director: Sandi Simcha Dubowski | Stars: Shlomo Ashkinazy, Steve Greenberg, Nathan Lopes Cardozo, Naomi Mark

Votes: 832 | Gross: $0.62M

41. Join Us (2007)

100 min | Documentary

6.8
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Award winning filmmaker, Ondi Timoner, follows four families as they leave an abusive church in South Carolina and realize they have been in a cult. The film documents them as they enter ... See full summary »

Director: Ondi Timoner | Stars: Raymund Melz, Deborah Melz, Joaquin Sullivan, Liz Shaw

Votes: 127

42. Friends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi (2007 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary

6.9
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Documentary filmmaker Alexandria Pelosi tours red state America examining the practices, politics and beliefs of fundamentalist evangelical Christians. Interviewees include Jerry Falwell (... See full summary »

Director: Alexandra Pelosi | Stars: Joel Osteen, Ted Haggard, Robert Vaughn, Ken Ham

Votes: 407

43. Banking on Heaven (2005)

73 min | Documentary

7.9
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A hard-hitting documentary on the largest polygamous cult in the U.S., the Fundamentalist Latter-Day Saints (FLDS), located right on the Utah-Arizona border. This film shows how women and ... See full summary »

Director: Dot Reidelbach | Stars: Laurie Allen, Linda Binder, Duffy Bistline, Pam Black

Votes: 53

44. Ferestadeh (1983)

103 min | Drama

6.8
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An Iranian assassin is sent to the United States to kill a former Iranian official who served under the Shah of Iran. The night before the assassination he find out that his target (Mr. ... See full summary »

Director: Parviz Sayyad | Stars: Parviz Sayyad, Mary Apick, Houshang Touzie, Saeed Rajai

Votes: 118

45. The Man You Had in Mind (2006)

95 min | Documentary

7.6
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The story typically goes: you fall head over heels in love, have lots of sex, make a commitment, move in together, start sharing your dreams and goals, buy a house, maybe raise a child or ... See full summary »

Director: James Tuchschmidt

Votes: 36

46. Brothers (I) (2008)

116 min | Drama

7.5
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A religious fundamentalist Jewish lawyer arrives in Israel to both reacquaint himself with his secular brother and work an explosive trial dealing with the conscription of fundamentalist Jewish students into the Israel Defense Force.

Director: Igaal Niddam | Stars: Baruch Brener, Micha Celektar, Orna Pitussi

Votes: 35

47. Leaving Amish Paradise (2011 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.8
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Documentary following the lives of two Amish families leaving the only world they've ever known and trying to get to grips with the modern world. The Amish travel by horse and buggy and ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Tait

Votes: 33

48. Unicornio (2014)

30 min | Short, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A young German/Bolivian Mennonite risks his life to escape his strict religious Community to find love and freedom in the city.

Director: Rodrigo Bellott | Stars: Arturo Lora, Doug Porter, Eric Robles, Lorena Sugier

Votes: 11

49. The Lord's Boot Camp (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary

5.2
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This special takes an unprecedented look at three teenagers training to become Christian missionaries while also dealing with the pressures that teens face daily. They attend a grueling ... See full summary »

Directors: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady, Rob Klug | Star: Harold Dow

Votes: 8

50. Stardust Stricken - Mohsen Makhmalbaf: A Portrait (1996)

70 min | Documentary, Biography

5.7
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Director: Houshang Golmakani | Stars: Akbar Abdi, Dariush Arjmand, Ezzatolah Entezami, Mehdi Hashemi

Votes: 24