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1. Quantum of Solace (2008)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.7
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58 Metascore

James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource. All the while, he still tries to seek revenge over the death of his love.

Writers: Paul Haggis, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Judi Dench

2. Up (2009)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.3
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88 Metascore

To avoid being taken away to a nursing home, an old widower tries to fly his home to Paradise Falls, South America, along with a boy scout who accidentally lifted off with him.

Writers: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson, Thomas McCarthy | Directors: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson | Stars: Edward Asner, Jordan Nagai, John Ratzenberger, Christopher Plummer

3. War of the Worlds (2005)

PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.5
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73 Metascore

As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival.

Writers: Josh Friedman, David Koepp, H.G. Wells | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins, Miranda Otto

4. Rio (2011)

G | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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63 Metascore

When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with this bird of his dreams.

Writers: Carlos Saldanha, Earl Richey Jones, Todd R. Jones, Don Rhymer, Joshua Sternin, J.R. Ventimilia, Sam Harper | Director: Carlos Saldanha | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, George Lopez, Karen Disher

5. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

M | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Western

8.2
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58 Metascore

Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close.

Writer: William Goldman | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin

6. Some Like It Hot (1959)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy

8.3
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When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

Writers: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, Robert Thoeren, Michael Logan | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

7. Miami Vice (2006)

R | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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65 Metascore

Based on the 1980s TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined.

Writers: Michael Mann, Anthony Yerkovich | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Li Gong, Naomie Harris

8. Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

Unrated | 95 min | Adventure, Horror

6.0
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A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.

Writer: Gianfranco Clerici | Director: Ruggero Deodato | Stars: Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen, Luca Barbareschi

9. The Big Blue (1988)

PG-13 | 168 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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35 Metascore

Enzo and Jacques have known each other for a long time. Their friendship started in their childhood days in the Mediterranean. They were not real friends in these days, but there was ... See full summary »

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Garland, Marilyn Goldin, Jacques Mayol, Marc Perrier | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean-Marc Barr, Jean Reno, Rosanna Arquette, Paul Shenar

10. Arachnophobia (1990)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.3
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A species of South American killer spider hitches a lift to the U.S. in a coffin and starts to breed and kill.

Writers: Don Jakoby, Al Williams, Wesley Strick | Director: Frank Marshall | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands, John Goodman, Harley Jane Kozak

11. Proof of Life (2000)

R | 135 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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45 Metascore

Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.

Writers: Tony Gilroy, William Prochnau, Thomas Hargrove | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Meg Ryan, Russell Crowe, David Morse, Pamela Reed

12. Touching the Void (2003)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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82 Metascore

The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.

Writers: David Darlow, Joe Simpson | Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Simon Yates, Joe Simpson, Brendan Mackey, Nicholas Aaron

13. No (I) (2012)

R | 118 min | Drama, History

7.4
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81 Metascore

An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum.

Writers: Pedro Peirano, Antonio Skármeta | Director: Pablo Larraín | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Alfredo Castro, Antonia Zegers, Luis Gnecco

14. Evita (1996)

PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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45 Metascore

The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.

Writers: Tim Rice, Alan Parker, Oliver Stone | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Madonna, Jonathan Pryce, Antonio Banderas, Jimmy Nail

15. A Dark Truth (2012)

R | 106 min | Action, Thriller

5.6
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31 Metascore

A former CIA operative turned political talk show host is hired by a corporate whistle blower to expose her company's cover-up of a massacre in a South American village.

Writer: Damian Lee | Director: Damian Lee | Stars: Andy Garcia, Kim Coates, Deborah Kara Unger, Forest Whitaker

16. The Liberator (2013)

119 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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51 Metascore

Simon Bolivar fought over 100 battles against the Spanish Empire in South America. He rode over 70,000 miles on horseback. His military campaigns covered twice the territory of Alexander the Great. His army never conquered -- it liberated.

Writer: Timothy J. Sexton | Director: Alberto Arvelo | Stars: Édgar Ramírez, Erich Wildpret, María Valverde, Juana Acosta

17. Fitzcarraldo (1982)

PG | 158 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.1
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The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes

18. Tetro (2009)

R | 127 min | Drama

6.9
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65 Metascore

Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond.

Writers: Mauricio Kartun, Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Alden Ehrenreich, Maribel Verdú, Silvia Pérez

19. Carlos (2010 TV Mini-Series)

Not Rated | 334 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.7
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94 Metascore

The story of Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the 1975 OPEC meeting.

Stars: Édgar Ramírez, Alexander Scheer, Fadi Abi Samra, Lamia Ahmed

20. XXY (2007)

Unrated | 86 min | Drama

7.2
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67 Metascore

This is the dramatic story of a intersexed 15-year-old. She lives with her parents, who have to cope with the challenges of her medical condition.

Writers: Lucía Puenzo, Sergio Bizzio | Director: Lucía Puenzo | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Valeria Bertuccelli, Germán Palacios, Carolina Pelleritti

21. Assassination Tango (2002)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.8
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51 Metascore

An aging hitman gets a contract to kill a general in Buenos Aires. But when his mark becomes unavailable, he becomes involved in Argentinian tango culture.

Writer: Robert Duvall | Director: Robert Duvall | Stars: Robert Duvall, Luciana Pedraza, Rubén Blades, Kathy Baker

22. The City of Your Final Destination (2009)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama

6.4
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52 Metascore

28-year-old Kansas University doctoral student Omar Razaghi wins a grant to write a biography of Latin American writer Jules Gund. Omar must get through to three people who were close to ... See full summary »

Writers: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Peter Cameron | Director: James Ivory | Stars: Omar Metwally, Anthony Hopkins, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Nicholas Blandullo

23. Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

Approved | 121 min | Adventure, Drama

7.7
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At a remote South American trading port, the manager of an air freight company is forced to risk his pilots' lives in order to win an important contract.

Writer: Jules Furthman | Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Rita Hayworth, Richard Barthelmess

24. Death and the Maiden (1994)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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72 Metascore

A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.

Writers: Ariel Dorfman, Rafael Yglesias | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson, Krystia Mova

25. Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (1990)

R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.6
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When DEA agents are taken captive by a ruthless South American kingpin, the Delta Force is reunited to rescue them in this sequel to the 1986 film.

Writers: James Bruner, Menahem Golan, Lee Reynolds | Director: Aaron Norris | Stars: Chuck Norris, John P. Ryan, Billy Drago, Richard Jaeckel

26. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.4
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62 Metascore

Through the eyes of a british "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.

Writer: Kevin Willmott | Director: Kevin Willmott | Stars: Greg Kirsch, Renee Patrick, Molly Graham, William Willmott

27. My Best Fiend (1999)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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70 Metascore

In the 1950s, an adolescent Werner Herzog was transfixed by a film performance of the young Klaus Kinski. Years later, they would share an apartment where, in an unabated, forty-eight-hour ... See full summary »

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Justo González

28. In Search of the Castaways (1962)

Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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In 19th century England young Mary Grant and her brother Robert Grant embark on a dangerous quest to find their missing father,sea captain Grant,who vanished somewhere along the Chilean coast.

Writers: Lowell S. Hawley, Jules Verne | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Maurice Chevalier, George Sanders, Wilfrid Hyde-White

29. Waste Land (2010)

99 min | Documentary

7.9
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78 Metascore

An uplifting feature documentary highlighting the transformative power of art and the beauty of the human spirit. Top-selling contemporary artist Vik Muniz takes us on an emotional journey ... See full summary »

Directors: Lucy Walker, Karen Harley, João Jardim | Star: Vik Muniz

30. Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision (2013)

225 min | Drama, History

8.1
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Follow-up to the TV trilogy "Heimat", this time for cinemas, set again in the fictional village Schabbach in the Hunsrück region of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Writers: Edgar Reitz, Gert Heidenreich | Director: Edgar Reitz | Stars: Jan Dieter Schneider, Antonia Bill, Maximilian Scheidt, Marita Breuer

31. The Lost World (1960)

Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.5
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Professor Challenger leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers to a remote plateau deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify his claim that dinosaurs still live there.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Bennett, Irwin Allen | Director: Irwin Allen | Stars: Michael Rennie, Jill St. John, David Hedison, Claude Rains

32. South of the Border (2009)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

7.1
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45 Metascore

A road trip across five countries to explore the social and political movements as well as the mainstream media's misperception of South America while interviewing seven of its elected presidents.

Writers: Mark Weisbrot, Tariq Ali | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Tariq Ali, Raúl Castro, Hugo Chávez, Rafael Correa

33. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1962)

153 min | Drama, War

6.7
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In Argentina, the family man Julio Madariaga is the patriarch of his family and considers his farm the paradise on Earth. One of his daughters, Luisa Desnoyers, has married the Frenchman ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Ardrey, John Gay, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez | Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Glenn Ford, Ingrid Thulin, Charles Boyer, Lee J. Cobb

34. Love & Money (1982)

R | 90 min | Drama

4.5
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A billionaire businessman hires a man to influence a South American dictator. He winds up having an affair with the billionaire's wife.

Writer: James Toback | Director: James Toback | Stars: Ray Sharkey, Ornella Muti, Klaus Kinski, Armand Assante

35. The Fugitive (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, History

6.6
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Anti--Catholic and anti-cleric policies in the Mexican state of Tabasco lead the revolutionary government to persecute the state's last remaining priest.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Graham Greene | Directors: John Ford, Emilio Fernández | Stars: Henry Fonda, Dolores del Rio, Pedro Armendáriz, J. Carrol Naish

36. Murphy's War (1971)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, War

6.9
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Murphy is the sole survivor of his crew, that has been massacred by a German U-Boat in the closing days of World War II. He lands on the shore somewhere on the river Orinoco delta and ... See full summary »

Writers: Max Catto, Stirling Silliphant | Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Siân Phillips, Philippe Noiret, Horst Janson

37. Cornered (1945)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.7
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Canadian flyer Laurence Gerard finds that his wife has been murdered by a French collaborator. His quest for justice leads him to Switzerland and Argentina.

Writers: John Paxton, John Wexley | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Dick Powell, Walter Slezak, Micheline Cheirel, Nina Vale

38. Tycoon (1947)

Approved | 128 min | Romance, Adventure, Drama

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Engineer Johnny Munroe is enlisted to build a railroad tunnel through a mountain to reach mines. His task is complicated, and his ethics are compromised, when he falls in love with his ... See full summary »

Writers: Borden Chase, John Twist, C.E. Scoggins | Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: John Wayne, Laraine Day, Cedric Hardwicke, Judith Anderson

39. Earthflight (2011–2012)

59 min | Documentary

8.5
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A nature documentary about a bird's-eye view of the natural world, joining the journeys of snow geese, cranes, albatrosses, eagles and other birds across six continents. Beginning in North ... See full summary »

Star: David Tennant

40. Nightforce (1987 Video)

R | 87 min | Action, Drama

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Writers: Russel W. Colgin, Michael Engel, Don O'Melveny | Director: Lawrence David Foldes | Stars: Linda Blair, James Van Patten, Richard Lynch, Chad McQueen

41. Las Acacias (2011)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

6.9
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77 Metascore

Rubén is a lonely truck driver who has been taking the motorway from Asunción, Paraguay to Buenos Aires, Argentina for years, carrying wood. However, today's journey is different because of... See full summary »

Writers: Pablo Giorgelli, Salvador Roselli | Director: Pablo Giorgelli | Stars: Germán de Silva, Hebe Duarte, Nayra Calle Mamani, Monica Coca

42. Surviving Progress (2011)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

7.5
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59 Metascore

Humanity's ascent is often measured by the speed of progress. But what if progress is actually spiraling us downwards, towards collapse? Ronald Wright, whose best-seller, A Short History Of... See full summary »

Writers: Harold Crooks, Mathieu Roy | Directors: Mathieu Roy, Harold Crooks | Stars: Ronald Wright, Mark Levine, Robert Wright, Marina Silva

43. Nature Unleashed: Volcano (2005 Video)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Drama, Horror

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Writers: Darryl Anka, Tom Boyle, J.P. Epstein, Tiffany Lebel | Director: Mark Roper | Stars: Chris William Martin, Antonella Elia, Marnie Alton, Sara Malakul Lane

44. Sexual Dependency (2003)

104 min | Drama

6.3
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44 Metascore

Five teenagers in the U.S. and Bolivia try to make sense of their sexuality and the complexity of their identity.

Writers: Rodrigo Bellott, Lenelle N. Moise | Director: Rodrigo Bellott | Stars: Alexandra Aponte, Roberto Urbina, Jorge Antonio Saavedra, Ronica V. Reddick

45. State of Siege (1972)

120 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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In Uruguay in the early 1970s, an official of the US Agency for International Development (a group used as a front for training foreign police in counterinsurgency methods) is kidnapped by ... See full summary »

Writers: Franco Solinas, Costa-Gavras | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Renato Salvatori, O.E. Hasse, Jacques Weber

46. The Wind Journeys (2009)

117 min | Drama, Music

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A musician travels a great distance to return an instrument to his elderly teacher.

Writer: Ciro Guerra | Director: Ciro Guerra | Stars: Marciano Martínez, Yull Núñez, Agustin Nieves, Jose Luis Torres

47. 5 Fingers (1952)

108 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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During WWII the valet to the British Ambassador to Ankara sells British secrets to the Germans while trying to romance a refugee Polish countess.

Writers: Michael Wilson, L.C. Moyzisch | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: James Mason, Danielle Darrieux, Michael Rennie, Walter Hampden

48. The Americano (1955)

85 min | Adventure, Western

5.4
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An American working on a ranch in the Amazon comes up against a gang of Brazilian bandits.

Writers: Leslie T. White, Guy Trosper | Director: William Castle | Stars: Glenn Ford, Frank Lovejoy, Cesar Romero, Ursula Thiess

49. Bon voyage (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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68 Metascore

An actress, a writer, a student, and a government worker band together in an effort to escape Paris as the Nazis move into the city.

Writers: Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Patrick Modiano, Jérôme Tonnerre, Gilles Marchand, Julien Rappeneau | Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Virginie Ledoyen, Grégori Derangère

50. Down Argentine Way (1940)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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An American girl on vacation in Argentina falls for a wealthy racehorse owner.

Writers: Darrell Ware, Karl Tunberg, Rian James, Ralph Spence | Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Don Ameche, Betty Grable, Carmen Miranda, Charlotte Greenwood