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1. Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)

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

5.7
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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.

Director: Paul Johansson | Stars: Taylor Schilling, Grant Bowler, Matthew Marsden, Edi Gathegi

Votes: 11,764 | Gross: $4.56M

2. The Fountainhead (1949)

Approved | 114 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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An uncompromising, visionary architect struggles to maintain his integrity and individualism despite personal, professional and economic pressures to conform to popular standards.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Raymond Massey, Kent Smith

Votes: 7,675

3. Best Laid Plans (1999)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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40 Metascore

A seemingly simple plan to steal money goes increasingly awry.

Director: Mike Barker | Stars: Alessandro Nivola, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, Gene Wolande

Votes: 6,507 | Gross: $0.03M

4. El Club (2015)

98 min | Drama

7.2
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73 Metascore

A crisis counselor is sent by the Catholic Church to a small Chilean beach town where disgraced priests and nuns, suspected of crimes ranging from child abuse to baby-snatching from unwed mothers, live secluded, after an incident occurs.

Director: Pablo Larraín | Stars: Alfredo Castro, Roberto Farías, Antonia Zegers, Marcelo Alonso

Votes: 6,425 | Gross: $0.03M

5. Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? (2014)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

4.4
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9 Metascore

Approaching collapse, the nation's economy is quickly eroding. As crime and fear take over the countryside, the government continues to exert its brutal force against the nation's most ... See full summary »

Director: James Manera | Stars: Kristoffer Polaha, Laura Regan, Rob Morrow, Peter Mackenzie

Votes: 2,159 | Gross: $0.83M

6. Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike (2012)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.4
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26 Metascore

Railroad owner Dagny Taggart and steel mogul Henry Rearden search desperately for the inventor of a revolutionary motor as the U.S. government continues to spread its control over the national economy.

Director: John Putch | Stars: Samantha Mathis, Jason Beghe, Esai Morales, Patrick Fabian

Votes: 5,871 | Gross: $3.33M

7. Good (2008)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.2
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40 Metascore

The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.

Director: Vicente Amorim | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Jason Isaacs, Jodie Whittaker, Steven Mackintosh

Votes: 5,962 | Gross: $0.02M

8. The Passion of Ayn Rand (1999 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.0
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The rather eccentric (especially in her thinking) author of "The Fountainhead" and "Atlas Shrugged" becomes involved with a much younger, and married man... to the dismay of those close to her.

Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Helen Mirren, Eric Stoltz, Julie Delpy, Peter Fonda

Votes: 1,300

9. The One Percent (2006)

Documentary

6.9
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In this hard-hitting but humorous documentary, director Jamie Johnson takes the exploration of wealth that he began in Born Rich one step further. The One Percent, refers to the tiny ... See full summary »

Director: Jamie Johnson | Stars: Nicole Buffet, Chuck Collins, Steve Forbes, Cody Franchetti

Votes: 922

10. Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)

Approved | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Humble Abraham Lincoln gains the respect of his Illinois neighbors, growing in stature and respect until he is elected President in 1860 and departs for Washington.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart, Ruth Gordon, Mary Howard

Votes: 1,385

11. 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: 388

12. Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life (1997)

145 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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A documentary focusing on the life of novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand, the author of the bestselling novels The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged and originator of the Objectivist philosophy.

Director: Michael Paxton | Stars: Sharon Gless, Michael S. Berliner, Harry Binswanger, Sylvia Bokor

Votes: 482 | Gross: $0.21M

13. La fausse suivante (2000)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A young woman disguises herself as a knight to expose a gold-digging man divided between her and a Countess.

Director: Benoît Jacquot | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Sandrine Kiberlain, Pierre Arditi, Mathieu Amalric

Votes: 168

14. Ladder of Philosophy

Documentary | Announced

Four philosophers - an atheist, an agnostic, a Christian, and a Hindu - settle down to discuss life, reason, faith, and whatever else comes to mind.

Director: Martin Horlacher | Star: Martin Horlacher

15. The Real Adam Smith, a Personal Exploration by Johan Norberg (2016)

Documentary

7.5
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an intriguing, two-part look at Smith, his rise to prominence and the impact of his ideas today, both economic and ethical. It's difficult to imagine that a man who lived in a world of ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Taylor | Stars: Torbed Andersen, Robert Blyth, Eamonn Butler, Mike Craig

Votes: 6

16. My Human Self (2017)

75 min | Documentary

9.1
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The inspiring story of the unemployed man who stood up against the Greek crisis and created a social kitchen for the homeless and refugees.

Directors: Lukas Agelastos, Spiridoula Gouskou

Votes: 10

17. Storm Chasing: The Anthology (2016)

67 min | Documentary

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A documentary project dedicated to chronicling six-decades of storm chasing culture, told through the words and images of storm chasers and meteorologists.

Director: Blake Naftel | Stars: Ginger Zee, Jim Cantore, Reed Timmer, Sean C. Casey

18. Imp of the Perverse (1973)

Short, Drama, Horror

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Having a theory that "The Imp of the Perverse" causes people to commit acts against their self-interest, narrator of the story tries to explain a murder he did.

Director: Josh Becker | Star: Josh Becker

19. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: America's Gilded Capital (2013)

TV-G | 57 min | News, Talk-Show

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Forget Republican Red or Democratic Blue. The power color in Washington is the cool green of cash.

Stars: Evan Bayh, Mark Leibovich, Bill Moyers, Barack Obama

20. The Mike Wallace Interview (1957–1958)
Episode: Ayn Rand (1959)

Talk-Show

8.3
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Mike Wallace interviews Ayn Rand on her self-made philosophy, which Wallace calls Randism, but which Rand herself prefers to call Objectivism.

Director: Max Miller | Stars: Mike Wallace, Ayn Rand

Votes: 13

21. The Empire Files (2015– )
Episode: Empire Files with Abby Martin Launches First Show (2015)

Documentary, News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Ben Griffin, Abby Martin, Colin Powell, David Vine

22. All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace (2011– )
Episode: Love and Power (2011)

Documentary

7.9
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A critical look at the Ayn Rand's influence on American entrepreneurship and inspiration for the new economy led by computerization of systems.

Director: Adam Curtis | Stars: Adam Curtis, Stewart Brand, Barbara Branden, Nathaniel Branden

Votes: 59

23. Days of Revolt (2015– )
Episode: Neoliberalism as Utopianism (2015)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Chris Hedges, John Ralston Saul

24. Highlander (1992–1998)
Episode: The Beast Below (1993)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.9
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During a rehearsal, the manager of a band is thrown from a balcony and killed while having an argument with the band's lead singer. Duncan, who is there with Tessa and Richie as guests of ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Vigne | Stars: Adrian Paul, Alexandra Vandernoot, Stan Kirsch, Dee Dee Bridgewater

Votes: 98

25. Days of Revolt (2015– )
Episode: The Betrayal by the Black Elite (2015)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Chris Hedges, Cornel West

26. Days of Revolt (2015– )
Episode: The Black Prophetic Tradition (2015)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Chris Hedges, Cornel West

27. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: Zombie Politics and Casino Capitalism (2013)

TV-G | 61 min | News, Talk-Show

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In his book Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism, author and scholar Henry Giroux connects the dots, threading together ideas and experiences to prove his theory that... See full summary »

Stars: Larry Fessenden, Henry Giroux, Mark Harris, Gale Anne Hurd