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1. Bridge of Spies (2015)

PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.6
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81 Metascore

During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Alan Alda, Amy Ryan

Votes: 185,663 | Gross: $72.31M

2. Confirmation (2016 TV Movie)

110 min | Drama, History

6.9
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Judge Clarence Thomas' nomination to the United States' Supreme Court is called into question when former colleague, Anita Hill, testifies that he had sexually harassed her.

Director: Rick Famuyiwa | Stars: Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce, Greg Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright

Votes: 2,488

3. Amistad (1997)

R | 155 min | Drama, History

7.2
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63 Metascore

About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Djimon Hounsou, Matthew McConaughey, Anthony Hopkins, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 56,911 | Gross: $44.18M

4. Capote (2005)

R | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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88 Metascore

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

Director: Bennett Miller | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins Jr., Catherine Keener, Allie Mickelson

Votes: 101,427 | Gross: $28.75M

5. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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77 Metascore

Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.

Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander, Justin Henry

Votes: 98,777 | Gross: $106.30M

6. The Pelican Brief (1993)

PG-13 | 141 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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50 Metascore

A law student uncovers a conspiracy, putting herself and others in danger.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard

Votes: 60,037 | Gross: $100.77M

7. The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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79 Metascore

A partially idealized film of the controversial pornography publisher and how he became a defender of free speech for all people.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Brett Harrelson

Votes: 72,755 | Gross: $20.19M

8. Dave (1993)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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To avoid a potentially explosive scandal when the U.S. President goes into a coma, an affable temp agency owner with an uncanny resemblance, is put in his place.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Kevin Kline, Sigourney Weaver, Frank Langella, Kevin Dunn

Votes: 41,133 | Gross: $63.27M

9. In Cold Blood (1967)

Approved | 134 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.0
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89 Metascore

After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart

Votes: 19,182

10. You Don't Know Jack (2010 TV Movie)

134 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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A look at the life and work of doctor-assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Al Pacino, Brenda Vaccaro, John Goodman, Deirdre O'Connell

Votes: 22,121

11. Evelyn (2002)

PG | 94 min | Drama

7.0
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55 Metascore

1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children,... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Julianna Margulies, Aidan Quinn, Sophie Vavasseur

Votes: 5,430 | Gross: $1.37M

12. Don't Tell (2017)

110 min | Drama | Post-production

With help from a local lawyer, a young abuse survivor finds the courage to speak out when having a voice is her only option.

Director: Tori Garrett | Stars: Jack Thompson, Aden Young, Sara West, Rachel Griffiths

13. Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have... See full summary »

Director: Richard Friedenberg | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Lela Rochon, Ruby Dee, Bill Nunn

Votes: 457

14. Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)

97 min | Drama

6.8
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Ali's biggest match, his fight with the US government. A film about the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on America's greatest sportsman of the 20th century because he refused to fight in that war.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella, Ed Begley Jr., Peter Gerety

Votes: 1,715

15. The Seduction of Joe Tynan (1979)

R | 108 min | Drama

6.1
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Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary deals, as well... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Schatzberg | Stars: Alan Alda, Barbara Harris, Meryl Streep, Rip Torn

Votes: 1,230

16. Listen to Me (1989)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance

5.3
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A group of college debaters learn about the world, friendships, love, dreams and family in this warm, endearing drama.

Director: Douglas Day Stewart | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Jami Gertz, Roy Scheider, Amanda Peterson

Votes: 825 | Gross: $4.30M

17. Lemon Tree (2008)

106 min | Drama

7.4
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74 Metascore

The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.

Director: Eran Riklis | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Rona Lipaz-Michael, Ali Suliman, Doron Tavory

Votes: 5,351 | Gross: $0.57M

18. The Talk of the Town (1942)

Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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An escaped prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 5,354

19. Gideon's Trumpet (1980 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama, History

7.3
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The story of Clarence Earl Gideon and his fight for the right to have publicly funded legal counsel for the needy.

Director: Robert L. Collins | Stars: Henry Fonda, José Ferrer, John Houseman, Fay Wray

Votes: 795

20. The Gracefield Incident (2016)

89 min | Action, Horror, Mystery

In Gracefield, three couples are spending a long weekend in a luxurious cabin when suddenly an uninvited guest in the form of a meteorite, comes crashing the party...

Director: Mathieu Ratthe | Stars: Laurence Dauphinais, Juliette Gosselin, Lori Graham, Kimberly Laferriere

21. Separate But Equal (1991 TV Mini-Series)

PG | 190 min | Drama, History

7.5
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A dramatization of the American court case that destroyed the legal validity of racial segregation.

Stars: Sidney Poitier, Burt Lancaster, Richard Kiley, Cleavon Little

Votes: 512

22. First Monday (2002– )

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Each Supreme Court term begins on the first Monday in October. Currently, the Court's evenly divided between conservatives and liberals. Moderate Justice Joseph Novelli has just joined them. The show follows their cases and lives.

Stars: Joe Mantegna, James Garner, Charles Durning, Camille Saviola

Votes: 111

23. Hot Coffee (2011)

88 min | Documentary

7.6
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How the infamous McDonald's hot coffee lawsuit and similar cases were exploited as part of a right wing crusade to weaken civil justice.

Director: Susan Saladoff | Stars: Chuck Allen, Judy Allen, Jay Angoff, David Arredondo

Votes: 3,222

24. Same Sex America (2006 TV Movie)

89 min | Documentary

7.9
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A look at same sex marriage through the eyes of several couples facing dilemmas raised by the uncertain state of American laws in this regard.

Director: Henry Corra | Stars: Matthew Cummings, Eliza Skinner

Votes: 91

25. First Monday in October (1981)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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For the first time in history a woman is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, where she becomes a friendly rival to a liberal associate.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Walter Matthau, Jill Clayburgh, Barnard Hughes, Jan Sterling

Votes: 1,094

26. The Case Against 8 (2014)

109 min | Documentary, Biography, News

7.4
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A behind-the-scenes look inside the case to overturn California's ban on same-sex marriage. Shot over five years, the film follows the unlikely team that took the first federal marriage equality lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Directors: Ben Cotner, Ryan White | Stars: Ted Olson, Christopher D. Dusseault, Jeffrey J. Zarrillo, Paul T. Katami

Votes: 880

27. Anita (II) (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, History

6.5
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68 Metascore

A profile of Anita Hill, the African-American lawyer who challenged Clarence Thomas' nomination to the US Supreme Court and thus exposed the problem of sexual harassment to the world.

Director: Freida Lee Mock

Votes: 305

28. Roe vs. Wade (1989 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama

6.0
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Holly Hunter plays a lonely, single, poorly educated Texan who finds herself pregnant with no means to support a child. To avoid giving up the child, she seeks an abortion. Denied an ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Holly Hunter, Jeff Allin, Dion Anderson, Marnie Andrews

Votes: 236

29. Savage (1973 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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A TV reporter investigates compromising photographs of a nominee to the Supreme Court.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Will Geer, Paul Richards

Votes: 135

30. Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977 TV Movie)

155 min | Biography, Drama

8.2
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The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt during their 12-year stay at the White House.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Jane Alexander, Edward Herrmann, Priscilla Pointer, Walter McGinn

Votes: 218

31. The Color of Courage (1998 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Drama

6.7
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Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Rose | Stars: Linda Hamilton, Lynn Whitfield, Bruce Greenwood, Roger Guenveur Smith

Votes: 281

32. The Magnificent Yankee (1950)

89 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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Biography of celebrated American jurist Oliver Wendell Holmes.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Louis Calhern, Ann Harding, Eduard Franz, Philip Ober

Votes: 411

33. Don Daredevil Rides Again (1951)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.2
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The 57th of Republic's 66 serials is filled with stock footage from some of that company's previous "Zorro" serials, primarily 1944's "Zorro's Black Whip", so a lot of the footage finds Ken... See full summary »

Director: Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Ken Curtis, Aline Towne, Roy Barcroft, Lane Bradford

Votes: 48

34. For the Love of Mary (1948)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Young girl gets a job at the White House as a switchboard operator and gets mixed up in politics.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Deanna Durbin, Edmond O'Brien, Don Taylor, Jeffrey Lynn

Votes: 134

35. A Stranger in Town (1943)

Passed | 67 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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In the small town of Crown Port local attorney Bill Adams is trying to break up the ring of corrupt town officials by running for mayor. The cards seemed stacked against him when he gets ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Frank Morgan, Richard Carlson, Jean Rogers, Porter Hall

Votes: 330

36. Of All the Things (2012)

105 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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Bernadette "Berns" Pamintuan (Regine Velasquez) earns a living as a fixer, having mastered the art of sidling up to people in power... See full synopsis »

Director: Joyce Bernal | Stars: Aga Muhlach, Regine Velasquez, Gina Pareño, John Lapus

Votes: 16

37. First Lady (1937)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy

7.2
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As presidential election time approaches in Washington it is the women behind the scenes who seem to be making the decisions.

Director: Stanley Logan | Stars: Kay Francis, Preston Foster, Anita Louise, Walter Connolly

Votes: 263

38. Kill the Messenger (2006 TV Movie)

84 min | Documentary

7.9
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A true spy story about the only American citizen who dared stand up to the FBI in an attempt to expose the truth on some specific yet hidden aspects of today's War on Terror and give the ... See full summary »

Directors: Mathieu Verboud, Jean-Robert Viallet | Stars: David Albright, Ann Beeson, George W. Bush, John M. Cole

Votes: 54

39. Old Louisiana (1937)

Approved | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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The setting is 1803 and the Louisiana Purchase is imminent. Gilmore is smuggling guns into St. Louis so his men can make him Governor of the new Louisiana Territory. But when John Colfax, ... See full summary »

Director: Irvin Willat | Stars: Tom Keene, Rita Hayworth, Will Morgan, Robert Fiske

Votes: 30

40. With All Deliberate Speed (2004)

Unrated | 110 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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60 Metascore

Documentary filmmaker Peter Gilbert unearths the legacy of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education -- where it was ruled that "in the field of public education, ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Gilbert | Stars: Vernon Jordan, Thurgood Marshall Jr., Julian Bond, Joe Delaine

Votes: 52

41. Woman Against Woman (1938)

Passed | 61 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Cynthia is married to Steve and is a selfish hard woman. She decides where they will live, who they will see and even gets rid of Dora, the nanny who raised Steve and is now raising their ... See full summary »

Director: Robert B. Sinclair | Stars: Herbert Marshall, Virginia Bruce, Mary Astor, Janet Beecher

Votes: 116

42. The Death of Reasonable Doubt

Documentary | Filming

After 20 years on death row, Troy Davis came within hours of execution three times in Savannah, Georgia until the U.S. Supreme Court stepped in. At issue is the question of whether it is ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Benedict

43. Willie Francis Must Die Again (2006)

52 min | Documentary, Crime

7.6
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The true story of Willie Francis, a sixteen year-old African American with no prior record who was sentenced to the electric chair in 1946... and survived. For two years after he became ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Durand | Star: Danny Glover

Votes: 8

44. Rabbit in the Moon (1999)

Documentary, Biography, History

6.7
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This documentary is about the internment of Japanese Americans in camps during World War II.

Director: Emiko Omori | Stars: Emiko Omori, Chizuko Omori, Frank Emi, Aiko Yoshinaga-Herzig

Votes: 80

45. Secrecy (2008)

85 min | Documentary

7.0
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Amidst the American hunger for instantaneous news and up-to-date "facts," this unflinching film uncovers the vast, invisible world of government secrecy.

Directors: Peter Galison, Robb Moss | Stars: Steven Aftergood, Thomas Blanton, James Bruce, Steven Garfinkel

Votes: 274

46. Little Sister's vs. Big Brother (2002)

71 min | Documentary

7.0
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The story of how Little Sister's, a small bookstore in the heart of Vancouver's gay and lesbian community, has flourished in the face of book seizures and bombings. At the center of the ... See full summary »

Director: Aerlyn Weissman | Stars: Jim Deva, Bruce Smythe, Knowlton Nash, Nino Ricci

Votes: 14

47. The ACLU Freedom Files (2005– )

29 min | Documentary

6.1
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Stars: Tommy Bertelsen, Katherine Birre, Greg Bryan, Christa Cottemond-Windley

Votes: 38

48. The Capital City: Washington, D.C. (1940)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short, History

6.5
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A Traveltalk look at the exteriors of Washington, D.C.'s famous buildings and monuments.

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 69

49. The Lord Is Not on Trial Here Today (2010)

56 min | Documentary

7.2
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Director: Jay Rosenstein | Stars: Ed Dessen, Bruce Dierenfield, Walter Feinberg, Dan McCollum

Votes: 18

50. Defending Gideon (2013)

Documentary, Short

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Fifty years ago, Clarence Earl Gideon was charged with breaking into a pool hall. He could not afford a lawyer to defend him in court, and after a hasty trial, he was convicted. Had Gideon ... See full summary »

Director: Rebecca Richman Cohen | Stars: Thomas Boyd, Clarence Earl Gideon, Bruce Jacob, Robert Johnson