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1. The Untouchables (1987)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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79 Metascore

Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.

Writers: Oscar Fraley, Eliot Ness, David Mamet | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith

2. The Siege (1998)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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53 Metascore

The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.

Writers: Lawrence Wright, Menno Meyjes, Edward Zwick | Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Annette Bening, Tony Shalhoub

3. The Conspirator (2010)

PG-13 | 122 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.0
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55 Metascore

Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.

Writers: James D. Solomon, Gregory Bernstein | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robin Wright, James McAvoy, Tom Wilkinson, Kevin Kline

4. Criminal Law (1988)

R | 117 min | Crime, Thriller

5.8
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Oldman plays a lawyer who defends a killer, but, soon after he wins he finds out that the killer is guilty.

Writer: Mark Kasdan | Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, Tess Harper, Karen Young

5. 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, Michael Schwendeman, Kim Allen, Lloyd Constantine

6. Judge Minty (2013)

27 min | Short, Action, Drama

7.3
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An aging judge becomes empathic and decides to retire. By law, every judge that opts for retirement receives full honors and must leave Mega-City One to find a good death in the wastelands ruled by savage gangs, beasts and anarchy.

Writers: Michael Carroll, Steven Sterlacchini | Director: Steven Sterlacchini | Stars: Edmund Dehn, Greg Staples, Mark Watson, Peter Seddon

7. Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist (2010)

Documentary

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Seen through the eyes of activist Peter Jay Brown, Confessions grants the viewer an intimate look at shipboard life amongst these self proclaimed animal saviors and sea rebels who shaped ... See full summary »

Writer: Tim Huntley | Director: Peter Brown | Stars: Peter Brown, Robert Hunter, Paul Watson

8. The End of America (2008)

Documentary

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The End of America details the ten steps a country takes when it slides toward fascism. It's not a "lefty"tot tome, rather a historical look at trends in once-functioning democracies from ... See full summary »

Writers: Michelle Ngo, Patricia Sunshine, Naomi Wolf | Directors: Ricki Stern, Anne Sundberg | Stars: David Antoon, Vincent Cannistraro, James Cullen, Amy Goodman

9. Eco-Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson (2011)

110 min | Documentary

7.8
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"Eco-Pirate" tells the story of a man on a mission to save the planet and its oceans. The film follows professional radical ecologist, Captain Paul Watson as he repeatedly flouts the law, ... See full summary »

Director: Trish Dolman | Stars: Paul Watson, Patrick Moore, Rex Weyler, Alex Cornelissen

10. Behind the Mask (2006)

72 min | Documentary

7.3
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Writer: Shannon Keith | Director: Shannon Keith | Stars: Melanie Arnold, Steven Best, Mel Broughton, Rod Coronado

11. Your Mommy Kills Animals (2007)

R | 105 min | Documentary

6.6
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An in-depth look at the animal rights movement and the FBI's recent declaration calling them the number one domestic terrorist threat to the United States.

Writer: Curt Johnson | Director: Curt Johnson | Stars: Ron Arnold, Shane Barbi, Sia Barbi, Michael Bell

12. The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis (1987 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

7.8
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Writer: Bill Moyers | Stars: Scott Armstrong, Richard Bissell, Carl Channel, Frank Church

13. Animal People: The Humane Movement in America (2006)

84 min | Documentary

4.8
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The media has well documented the great social justice issues of the past and present-19th century struggles over the abolition of slavery, providing women with the vote, protecting ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Kaskel | Stars: Nanci Alexander, Cleveland Amory, Neal Barnard, Gene Baur

14. War Story (1995)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Flip Benham, Ingrid Newkirk, Cheryl Sullenger, Randall Terry

15. Beatrice Mtetwa and the Rule of Law (2013)

57 min | Documentary

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"I have been beaten up from time to time and harassed but that's part of the terrain." It's shocking to hear this kind of coolness from Beatrice against the images of her covered in bruises... See full summary »

Writer: Lorie Conway | Director: Lorie Conway

16. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: Are Drones Destroying Our Democracy? (2013)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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In the fight against terrorism, the American military's escalating drone program has become the face of our foreign policy in Pakistan, Yemen and parts of Africa. And while the use of ... See full summary »

Stars: Vicki Divoll, Bill Moyers, Matt Taibbi, Vincent Warren

17. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: Big Brother's Prying Eyes (2013)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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How do we protect our privacy when Big Government and Big Business morph into Big Brother?

Stars: Lawrence Lessig, Bill Moyers, Edward Snowden

18. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: Bush's War: Part I (2008)

150 min | Documentary

8.6
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Frontline examines the war in Iraq and offers an inside look at a number controversies surrounding the war including September 11, al-Qaida, Guantanamo, Abu Ghraid, WMDs, and Fallujah.

Writer: Michael Kirk | Director: Michael Kirk | Stars: Richard Armitage, Rick Baccus, Dan Balz, James Bamford

19. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: Going to Jail for Justice (2013)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Tim DeChristopher tells why he spent nearly two years in prison in the name of environmental justice.

Stars: Tim DeChristopher, David Harris, Gretchen Morgenson, Bill Moyers

20. Lost (2004–2010)
Episode: He's Our You (2009)

TV-14 | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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Sayid is held as a prisoner by the Dharma Initiative, presumed to be a Hostile. However, during his capture, he believes he has discovered the reason why he's back on the island.

Creators: Jeffrey Lieber, J.J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof | Director: Greg Yaitanes | Stars: Naveen Andrews, Henry Ian Cusick, Jeremy Davies, Michael Emerson

21. In Search of the Constitution (1987– )
Episode: Justice Lewis Powell, Jr. (1987)

Not Rated | 59 min | Documentary, History

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Associate Justice Lewis Powell, Jr. discusses the principles involved in some of his most controversial cases, including those dealing with executive privilege, corporal punishment, and affirmative action.

Director: Matthew Pook | Stars: Leonard Britton, Bill Moyers, Richard Nixon, Lewis F. Powell Jr.

22. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003– )
Episode: P.E.T.A. (2004)

TV-MA | Comedy, Documentary

8.2
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Penn and Teller look at animal liberation and expose PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) as hypocrites.

Creators: Randall Moldave, Eric Small | Director: Star Price | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Steven Best, Rod Coronado

23. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: Reckoning with Torture (2012)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Larry Siems and Doug Liman join Bill Moyers to talk about what we should be learning from and doing about U.S. torture tactics.

Writer: Michael Winship | Stars: Doug Liman, Bill Moyers, Larry Siems, George Tenet