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1. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

PG-13 | 106 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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69 Metascore

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.

Writers: Homer, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman

2. Rambling Rose (1991)

R | 112 min | Drama

6.7
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Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall ... See full summary »

Writer: Calder Willingham | Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Laura Dern, Robert Duvall, Diane Ladd, Lukas Haas

3. In the Electric Mist (2009)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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A detective in post Katrina New Orleans area has a series of surreal encounters with a troop of friendly Confederate soldiers while investigating serial killings of local prostitutes, a 1965 lynching and corrupt local businessmen.

Writers: Jerzy Kromolowski, Mary Olson-Kromolowski, James Lee Burke | Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, John Goodman, Peter Sarsgaard, Mary Steenburgen

4. All the King's Men (1949)

TV-PG | 110 min | Drama

7.6
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The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.

Writers: Robert Penn Warren, Robert Rossen | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru, John Derek

5. Black Like Me (1964)

105 min | Drama

6.8
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Based on the true story of a white reporter who, at the height of the civil-rights movement, temporarily darkened his skin so that he could experience the realities of a black man's life in the segregated South.

Writers: John Howard Griffin, Carl Lerner, Gerda Lerner | Director: Carl Lerner | Stars: James Whitmore, Sorrell Booke, Roscoe Lee Browne, Al Freeman Jr.

6. Salvo (2013)

110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.3
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59 Metascore

Salvo is a body guard and hit man for a mafioso. After foiling an attack on his employer, Salvo hunts down the man who organised it and encounters the man's blind sister. She causes Salvo to question himself and his existence.

Writers: Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza | Directors: Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza | Stars: Saleh Bakri, Luigi Lo Cascio, Sara Serraiocco, Giuditta Perriera

7. Shag (1989)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.

Writers: Lanier Laney, Terry Sweeney, Robin Swicord | Director: Zelda Barron | Stars: Phoebe Cates, Bridget Fonda, Scott Coffey, Annabeth Gish

8. The Defiant Ones (1958)

TV-PG | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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Two escaped convicts chained together, white and black, must learn to get along in order to elude capture.

Writers: Nedrick Young, Harold Jacob Smith | Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel, Charles McGraw

9. Gideon's Army (2013)

96 min | Documentary

7.7
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93 Metascore

Follows three young, committed Public Defenders who are dedicated to working for the people society would rather forget. Long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads are so common that even the most committed often give up.

Writers: Matthew Hamachek, Dawn Porter | Director: Dawn Porter

10. Three for the Road (1987)

PG | 88 min | Drama, Comedy

5.1
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A crafty political aide and his soft-spoken pal are assigned the job of delivering a senator's out-of-control teenage daughter to an institution.

Writers: Richard Martini, Tim Metcalfe, Miguel Tejada-Flores | Director: Bill L. Norton | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Kerri Green, Alan Ruck, Sally Kellerman

11. Cold Sassy Tree (1989 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

6.4
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An independent woman from the North causes a scandal when she decides to wed a local general store owner just three weeks after he has been widowed.

Writers: Olive Ann Burns, Karen Croner, Joan Tewkesbury | Director: Joan Tewkesbury | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Richard Widmark, Frances Fisher, Lee Garlington

12. The Flim-Flam Man (1967)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy

7.0
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Mordecai Jones (George C. Scott) is a rural con artist (a 'flim flam man') who takes on a young army deserter Curley (Michael Sarrazin) as his protégé and teaches him the tricks of the ... See full summary »

Writers: William Rose, Guy Owen | Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: George C. Scott, Sue Lyon, Harry Morgan, Jack Albertson

13. Cellmates (2011)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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20 Metascore

Leroy Lowe, grand dragon of the Texas Ku Klux Klan confronts everything he's been taught to hate when he's sentenced to three years of hard labor on a prison work farm, where Warden ... See full summary »

Writers: Jesse Baget, Stefania Moscato | Director: Jesse Baget | Stars: Tom Sizemore, Stacy Keach, Kevin P. Farley, Héctor Jiménez

14. Pinky (1949)

Approved | 102 min | Drama

7.3
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A light-skinned African American woman falls in love with a white doctor, though he is unaware of her true race.

Writers: Cid Ricketts Sumner, Philip Dunne, Dudley Nichols | Directors: Elia Kazan, John Ford | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters, William Lundigan

15. Nothing But a Man (1964)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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87 Metascore

A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.

Writers: Michael Roemer, Robert M. Young | Director: Michael Roemer | Stars: Ivan Dixon, Abbey Lincoln, Julius Harris, Gloria Foster

16. The Little Colonel (1935)

PG | 81 min | Comedy, Family

7.1
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After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years ... See full summary »

Writers: William M. Conselman, Anne Fellows Johnston | Director: David Butler | Stars: Shirley Temple, Lionel Barrymore, Evelyn Venable, John Lodge

17. Searching for the Wrong-Eyed Jesus (2003)

82 min | Documentary

7.6
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58 Metascore

Searching for The Wrong-Eyed Jesus is a captivating and compelling road trip through the creative spirit of the the Southern U.S. Director Andrew Douglas's film follows "Alt Country" singer... See full summary »

Writer: Steve Haisman | Director: Andrew Douglas | Stars: Harry Crews, Johnny Dowd, David Eugene Edwards, The Handsome Family

18. Liverpool (2008)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama

6.3
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A merchant sailor returns to his home in Tierra del Fuego after spending most of his life at sea.

Writers: Lisandro Alonso, Salvador Roselli | Director: Lisandro Alonso | Stars: Juan Fernández, Nieves Cabrera, Giselle Irrazabal

19. Spies of Mississippi (2014)

Documentary

7.9
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Spies of Mississippi tells the story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation and maintain white supremacy. The anti-civil rights organization was ... See full summary »

Writer: Rick Bowers | Director: Dawn Porter

20. The St. Francisville Experiment (2000)

PG-13 | 79 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.1
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Four young people spend a night in a haunted mansion.

Director: Ted Nicolaou | Stars: Madison Charap, Troy Taylor, Ryan Larson, P.J. Palmer

21. Netherworld (1992)

R | 87 min | Horror

4.2
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A young man arrives at his father's mansion in Louisiana to discover that a secretive cult is using winged creatures to raise the dead to do their bidding.

Writers: David Schmoeller, Charles Band | Director: David Schmoeller | Stars: Michael Bendetti, Denise Gentile, Anjanette Comer, Holly Floria

22. Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989)

PG-13 | 78 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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The Leningrad Cowboys, a fictional Russian rock band, and their manager, travel to America seeking fame and fortune. As they cross the country, trying to get to a wedding in Mexico, they ... See full summary »

Writers: Sakke Järvenpää, Aki Kaurismäki, Mato Valtonen | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Kari Väänänen, Sakke Järvenpää, Heikki Keskinen

23. A Man Called Adam (1966)

99 min | Drama, Music

6.5
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A famous jazz trumpeter finds himself unable to cope with the problems of everyday life.

Writers: Lester Pine, Tina Pine | Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Sammy Davis Jr., Louis Armstrong, Ossie Davis, Cicely Tyson

24. Queen Bee (1955)

95 min | Drama

6.6
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Eva Phillips is a Southern socialite whose manipulation and ruthlessness ruins the lives of everyone around her. The question is, will anyone be able to stop her?

Writers: Ranald MacDougall, Edna L. Lee | Director: Ranald MacDougall | Stars: Joan Crawford, Barry Sullivan, Betsy Palmer, John Ireland

25. The Littlest Rebel (1935)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.9
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Shirley Temple's father, a rebel officer, sneaks back to his rundown plantation to see his family and is arrested. A Yankee takes pity and sets up an escape. Everyone is captured and the ... See full summary »

Writers: Edwin J. Burke, Edward Peple | Director: David Butler | Stars: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Jack Holt, Karen Morley

26. I Spit on Your Grave (1959)

110 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Joe Grant, a light-skinned African-African, heads to a small Southern town to investigate the lynching death of his brother. He draws the attention of a gorgeous heiress whom he learns may have been involved in the killing.

Writers: Boris Vian, Jacques Dopagne, Louis Sapin, Luska Eliroff, Michel Gast | Director: Michel Gast | Stars: Christian Marquand, Antonella Lualdi, Fernand Ledoux, Renate Ewert

27. Come Morning (2012)

80 min | Drama

6.9
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Set in rural Arkansas in 1973, Come Morning is the tragic story of Frank and his 10-year-old grandson and the hunting accident that forever changes their lives.

Writer: Derrick Sims | Director: Derrick Sims | Stars: Michael Ray Davis, Thor Wahlestedt, Elise Rovinsky, Blake Logan

28. Sparrows (1926)

Unrated | 84 min | Drama

7.6
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Molly, the eldest child at a baby farm hidden deep in a swamp, must rescue the others when their cruel master decides that one of them will be disposed of.

Writers: Winifred Dunn, George Marion Jr., C. Gardner Sullivan | Directors: William Beaudine, Tom McNamara | Stars: Mary Pickford, Roy Stewart, Mary Louise Miller, Gustav von Seyffertitz

29. The Runaway (2000 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.4
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In a Dixie small-town, the late sheriff was quite content to preside over a truly segregated community. There the rich brothers, Harlan and Mason Davis, are lords. His successor, Word War ... See full summary »

Writers: Terry Kay, Ron Raley | Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman | Stars: Dean Cain, Pat Hingle, Debbi Morgan, Kathryn Erbe

30. The River Within (2009)

102 min | Drama, Family

5.1
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Jason returns home to study for the bar exam, but instead finds that his purpose in life was not what he'd originally thought.

Writer: Zac Heath | Director: Zac Heath | Stars: Josh Odor, Craig Luttrell, Jaclyn Friedlander, Craig Morris

31. Ascension Day (2007)

Drama, History

8.0
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A drama focused on Nat Turner and the 1831 slave rebellion in Virginia.

Writer: Michael Henry Brown | Director: Akosua Busia | Stars: John Amos, Michael Bear, Paul Benjamin, Michael Bretten

32. Falls the Shadow (2011)

93 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

4.2
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Three years after the War, the United States is destroyed. Civilization has devolved into anarchy and tribalism. A soldier, Michael, finally comes home, only to find his wife murdered and ... See full summary »

Writer: Steven Berryessa | Director: Steven Berryessa | Stars: Jordan Bakke, Bethany Berryessa, Ron Berryessa, Steven Berryessa

33. Hot Spell (1958)

Unrated | 86 min | Drama

7.4
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A housewife is doing her best to keep her family together as it's slowly falling apart, a fact she's trying to ignore. Her cheating husband's birthday party is approaching and many lines will be crossed after that event.

Writers: Lonnie Coleman, James Poe | Directors: Daniel Mann, George Cukor | Stars: Shirley Booth, Anthony Quinn, Shirley MacLaine, Earl Holliman

34. Blue Ridge (2010)

90 min | Drama

7.4
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Paranoid and unpredictable, J.T. lives a solitary life of used tires and decaying trailers. Despite his situation, J.T. wins the love of Sara, an innocent young girl left alone in the world after losing the last of her family.

Writer: Vince Sweeney | Director: Vince Sweeney | Stars: Sean Gullette, Eric Sweeney, Audra Glyn Smith, Beverly Amsler

35. Angel Baby (1961)

97 min | Drama

6.1
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A woman who believes she has been chosen by God to heal people is taken in by a greedy promoter and his shrewish wife to make the rounds of the rural South - she to save souls and heal the ... See full summary »

Writers: Elsie Oakes Barber, Orin Borsten, Paul Mason, Samuel Roeca | Directors: Paul Wendkos, Hubert Cornfield | Stars: George Hamilton, Mercedes McCambridge, Joan Blondell, Henry Jones

36. The Cabin in the Cotton (1932)

TV-G | 78 min | Drama

7.1
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A tenant farmer's son is caught in the middle of owner-tenant disputes when he falls for the plantation owner's seductive daughter.

Writers: Paul Green, Harry Harrison Kroll | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Bette Davis, Dorothy Jordan, Hardie Albright

37. White Lie (1991 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama

6.8
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A New York official (Hines) avenges his Southern father's racial slaying with the assistance of a doctor (O'Toole) probing her past.

Writers: Samuel Charters, Nevin Schreiner | Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Gregory Hines, Annette O'Toole, Bill Nunn, Gregg Henry

38. Crazy Like a Fox (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Comedy

5.6
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49 Metascore

This is the story of Nat Banks, an 8th generation Virginian gentleman farmer living in the past, who loses his family farm, Greenwood, to a pair of land speculators from Washington, D.C. ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Squires | Director: Richard Squires | Stars: Roger Rees, Mary McDonnell, Chloe Squires, Cody Wisker

39. The View from Pompey's Head (1955)

97 min | Drama

7.1
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Anson Page, a lawyer with Southern roots leaves New York, his wife and his kids for Georgia. His assignment is to investigate the case of Garvin Wales, a famous writer, now nearly blind and... See full summary »

Writers: Hamilton Basso, Philip Dunne | Director: Philip Dunne | Stars: Richard Egan, Dana Wynter, Cameron Mitchell, Sidney Blackmer

40. The Woods: A New Beginning (2015)

Horror | Pre-production

A new horror, three-hundred years in the making. A couple fights to uncover the truth hidden deep in the woods concerning a string of mass-murders on the land, where they encounter Grey...the greatest terror ever known.

Writer: Jason Raphael | Director: Jason Raphael | Stars: David Sobolov, Shon Lange, Bernadette Speakes, Michelle Coyle

41. 12 Days a Stripper (2014)

5 min | Short, Comedy

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The 2014 Toscars spoof of "12 Years a Slave"

Writer: Ewan Chung | Director: Devin Hamilton | Stars: Melissa Kite, Ewan Chung, Kim Morgan Greene, Laura Roxanne Brown

42. The Perfect Host: A Southern Gothic Tale (2015)

Horror, Thriller | Pre-production

While sorting through her dead grandmother's possessions, a young woman slowly unearths the history and horror of the infamous Allen House and its owners.

Writers: Alaina McClellan Sims, Derrick Sims | Director: Derrick Sims

43. Southern Justice (2006)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

3.2
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M.D. Selig's feature thriller, SOUTHERN JUSTICE throws ex-military sniper Slim Manning into the gritty underworld of a small southern town where fundamentalist religion moves into the ... See full summary »

Writer: M.D. Selig | Director: M.D. Selig | Stars: M.D. Selig, Michael Childers, Lisa Robert, Rico Cymone

44. Wake (III) (2010)

20 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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'Everybody knows if you're fixin' to GOSSIP, you gotta have a little dirt on somebody. And everybody knows if you're fixin' to BURY, you gotta throw a little dirt on somebody. But don't ... See full summary »

Writer: Bree Newsome | Director: Bree Newsome | Stars: Sahr Ali, Christina Faison, Benton Greene, Tyrone Hicks

45. The White Rose (1923)

100 min | Drama

7.2
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A wealthy young Southern aristocrat, Joseph, graduates from a seminary and, before he takes charge of his assigned parish, decides to go out and see what "the real world" is all about. He ... See full summary »

Writer: D.W. Griffith | Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Mae Marsh, Carol Dempster, Ivor Novello, Neil Hamilton

46. Dixie Lanes (1988)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

4.6
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A small-town Southern family may have survived World War II, but will they survive a family reunion?

Writer: David Brady | Director: Don Cato | Stars: Hoyt Axton, Karen Black, Art Hindle, Moses Gunn

47. Lincoln and Lee at Antietam: The Cost of Freedom (2006)

90 min | Documentary

6.0
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The Single Bloodiest Day in American History It's September 17, 1862 and President Abraham Lincoln needs a victory in order to issue the Emancipation Proclamation and end slavery in the ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Child | Director: Robert Child | Stars: Chad O. Allen, Benjamin F. Black, Cindy Brinkerhof, Mike Brown

48. Where I Begin (2011)

Drama

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A decade after a tragic event, Jacob decides to return home to his small southern roots, only to find that the past is not really the past and that people may change but they never forget. Can you ever really go home?

Writers: Melanie Lynn Addington, Thomas L. Phillips | Director: Thomas L. Phillips | Stars: Alex Walters, Candice Michele Barley, Bo Keister, T. Lynn Mikeska

49. Seven Signs: Music, Myth & the American South (2008)

54 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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A tour through the endangered and often misrepresented American South. A collection of stories and performances from artists, musicians, and southern residents interweaves to create an ... See full summary »

Director: J.D. Wilkes | Stars: Scott Biram, Slim Cessna, Jay Munly, J.D. Wilkes

50. Stomp! Shout! Scream! (2005)

Music, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Stomp! Shout! Scream!, a beach party rock and roll monster movie, is set in 1966 and features an all-girl garage rock band and the legend of the Skunk Ape (the Florida Everglades version of Bigfoot).

Writer: Jay Edwards | Director: Jay Edwards | Stars: Brian Bell, Claire Bronson, Shana Coley, Ann Crawley