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1. Honeytrap (2014)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.4
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In Brixton, London, 15-year-old Layla gets sucked into gang activity.

Director: Rebecca Johnson | Stars: Jessica Sula, Lucien Laviscount, Ntonga Mwanza, Naomi Ryan

Votes: 248

2. I Want to Live (2015)

106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

9.8
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I Want to Live is documentary on the lives of Kurdish Refugee from Syria, living refugees camps in Kurdistan. Shot on location, it is set against the Syrian civil war and the ISIS (Islamic ... See full summary »

Director: Karzan Kardozi

Votes: 97

3. Better Mus' Come (2010)

104 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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The film follows warring political factions in 1970s Jamaica as they enlist the support of gangs to enforce their policies, and advance their political agenda. It is a fictionalized ... See full summary »

Director: Storm Saulter | Stars: Sheldon Shepherd, Sky Nicole Grey, Ricardo Orgil, Everaldo Cleary

Votes: 133

4. Freestyle (2010)

PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

2.9
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A romance set in the world of freestyle basketball.

Director: Kolton Lee | Stars: Lucy Konadu, Arinzé Kene, Alfie Allen, Suzann McLean

Votes: 335

5. Mad Max Sweded (2010)

3 min | Short, Comedy

7.8
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Nearly surreal 'sweding' of Mad Max (1979).

Director: Nikolay Yeriomin | Stars: Darina Zhuchenko, Nikolay Yeriomin, Lena Polovina, Kate Zhuchenko

Votes: 13

6. Curious Thing (2010)

8 min | Short, Drama, Romance

5.0
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Jared is closeted. Sam is straight. They find a connection in each other that they've never had before, but where do they go from there? Over the course of three nights, six gay men sat ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Hain | Stars: Danny Bernardy, Matthew Wilkas, Rebecca Pappa, Phoenix List

Votes: 218

7. Papichulo (2008)

21 min | Short, Drama, Family

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A young actor in New York City struggles to meet the demands of his family while pursuing his dreams.

Directors: Marquis Smalls, A.W. McKnight | Stars: Anny Mariano, Brittany Mirabile, Alethea Rivera, Johnny Rivera

8. Slumber Party (2005 Video)

R | 76 min | Comedy

3.2
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When Naomi, a fine, young sexy thing from South Central LA is invited to Palm Springs by her rich Uncle Bob to house sit for the weekend, she jumps at the chance to get out of the hood. But... See full summary »

Directors: Jazmine Bizzoco, Crystal Ellis, Venice Ventresca | Stars: Tyrell Ellis, Taetta Chip, Hakim Muhammad, Tianah Patterson

Votes: 73

9. Station (I) (2014)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Three psychotic assassins take up a job at a waiting room of a deserted railway Station. Will they finish the job or anything that can go wrong will go wrong?

Director: Saad Khan | Stars: Kanika Batra, Gulshan Grover, Rohiet Nair, Sameer Kevin Roy

Votes: 86

10. Wish 143 (2009)

24 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Tells the story of a young man desperate to come of age before time runs out.

Director: Ian Barnes | Stars: Samuel Holland, Rory Kinnear, Kieran Hardcastle, Lizzie Roper

Votes: 465

11. Streets of Plenty (2010)

65 min | Documentary

7.1
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With the 2010 Olympics approaching, will the world get to know Vancouver's darkest secret? 'Streets of Plenty' chronicles one man's perilous journey to live in Vancouver's downtown east ... See full summary »

Directors: Alex Kleider, Corey Ogilvie | Stars: Misha Kleider, Gregor Robertson, Gabor Mate, Thomas Kerr

Votes: 86

12. High-Rise (2009)

71 min | Documentary

7.0
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Through dialogues with the owners of penthouses in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Recife, High-Rise explores the social and cultural mindset of the elite, and the phenomenon of the '... See full summary »

Director: Gabriel Mascaro

Votes: 107

13. Taylors Trophy (2009)

21 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

8.0
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A work shy wide boy, attempts to solve the mystery of his local pub's burglary and claim a reward that will settle his debt with a threatening criminal. Through a series of flashbacks and ... See full summary »

Director: Jason McDonald | Stars: Grace Adams-Short, Christopher Anthony, Laya Armian, Bradley Benjamin

Votes: 23

14. Bilal's Stand (2010)

99 min | Drama

6.8
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Bilal, a Muslim high school senior works at his family's long-owned taxi stand. "The Stand," as they call it, has been the source of all activity and money for the family for the last sixty... See full summary »

Director: Sultan Sharrief | Stars: Nadir Ahmad, Ousama Elsaadi, Julian Gant, Helki Jackson

Votes: 84

15. 17 (2009)

14 min | Short, Drama

5.9
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When 17-year-old Dan finds his Grandmother beaten in a mugging, he seeks out revenge.

Director: Jamie Bolton | Stars: Sean Bridgeman, Martin Cannon, Christopher Conway, Joshua Davey

Votes: 7

16. Cão de Guarda (2009)

20 min | Short, Action, Crime

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A harsh view to urban violence.

Director: Marcelo Cypreste | Stars: Oscar Calixto, Rod Carvalho, Laura Limp, Carol Portes

17. We Are the Dead (2007)

10 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

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In the not so distant future, a young couple struggle to keep their marriage alive in a world that seems bent on tearing them apart.

Director: Ian J. Adrian | Stars: Shanti Wesley, Brandon Martin, Virgilio Aponte, Ryan Masten

18. John the Angry Mover (2009)

24 min | Short, Comedy

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About an old bitter mover named John that is forced to work with Chris, a mover that is legendary for his laziness and mischief on the job.

Director: Mike Fair | Stars: Yvonne Garza, Shawn Harris, Michael Anthony Jackson, Monique Jeter

19. Black Site (2009)

81 min | Drama

7.8
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A group of people get captured in their homes and business and are taken to a make-shift prison. They are soon uncovered as detainees in the 'War of Terror.' Santiago, a new recruit for ... See full summary »

Director: Nectarios Leonidas | Stars: Vonia Arslanian, Nicholas Bulba, Ashley Carpenter, Aquiles Conde

Votes: 6

20. Delerious (2006 Video)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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On a bus somewhere in London, a young man on his way to work sets off on a journey filled with eccentric characters and dark comedy. This is a small tale of frustration and dramatic tension!

Director: Stanis Azevedo | Stars: Toni Brooks, Ross Feltham, Iona Garcia, Julian Nicholson

21. Death of a Boxer (2009)

8 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.1
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The fate of Jordan's first Olympic boxer will be decided not in the ring, but on the streets.

Director: Naji Abu Nowar | Star: Mohammed Abu Khadija

Votes: 10

22. Smoke and Mirrors (2009)

19 min | Short, Drama

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A young girl discovers the price of her own freedom.

Director: Theresa Wu | Stars: Grant Chang, Vanessa Kai, Carl Li, Krystal Yam

23. Stuck in the Corners (2014)

22 min | Short, Drama

9.6
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Andre Thompson was a college bound highschool senior from the wrong neighborhood. As he struggles to make it out and follow his dreams, his environment fights to pull him under.

Directors: Ary Katz, Tre Shallowhorn | Stars: Ary Katz, Brandon Quintin Adams, Theresa Hayes, Deon Lucas

Votes: 7

24. The Zodiac Show: Metamorphosis (2009)

72 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama | Post-production

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Director: Lee Cherry | Stars: Carmit Bachar, Allan Louis, Adam Lambert, Caryn E. Kaplan

25. Breaking the Voice (2009 Video)

8 min | Short, Drama, Music

7.9
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Moments before a performance, a young man goes through a process to find his 'voice'.

Director: Suzan Temizer | Stars: Daniel Oostendorp, Belle Raine, Archie Mann, Jaben Ryan

Votes: 7

26. Second Chance (I) (2009)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.7
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16 year old rebel Aaron Bently convinces his school to take him and a bunch of hard to reach students on a life altering weekend residential trip. What the school doesn't know is that ... See full summary »

Director: Clint Dyer | Stars: Aml Ameen, David Harewood, Julian Sands, Alison Steadman

Votes: 6

27. Ice Grill, U.S.A. (2009)

97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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"Ice Grill, USA" is a vivid yet stark examination of the pursuit of the American Dream. Set in the multicultural landscape of Atlantic City, NJ, IGU examines class struggle and the ... See full summary »

Directors: Mark Bernardi, Greg Santarsiero | Stars: Connor Fox, Denise Ramirez, Tyler Noble, Aaron Mathias

Votes: 43

28. City of Sadness (2009 Video)

24 min | Short, Drama

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A man seeks redemption by caring for his paralyzed friend, whose life he destroyed. Chris thinks that his mistakes lead to an accident which killed his best friend's wife and left his best ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Ronny | Stars: Kat Gang, Zach McCoy, Anthony M. Pizzuto, Scott Price

29. A Drop of the Pure (2009)

73 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.2
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Every man has a song in his heart, so what do you do when someone else is singing yours?

Director: Peter Vickers | Stars: Chris Ryden, Louise Marie Kerr, Dave MacRae, George Borowski

Votes: 10

30. Separated at Birth (2009)

100 min | Drama

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An urban drama about an inner-city elementary school teacher that uses a story about twins that got separated at birth as a back drop to drum up a conversation about the importance of career choices in life.

Director: Armand Scott | Stars: Kasey Busiel, Benjamin Gardner, Terrence Mardis, Meiko Taylor

31. Madison Hall (2009)

90 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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Two fights, a kidnapping, a break-in in the tunnel system, and a bomb threat send the campus police for a wild ride as they search for the terrorist responsible for the acts committed by 14... See full summary »

Director: Jared Scott Mercier | Stars: Kasim Aslam, Jennifer Ball, Jonathan Baranick, Jamie Daniels

Votes: 5

32. El último aliento (2017)

15 min | Short, Adventure, Drama | Post-production

The story of a unknown hero and his journey between the life of the jungle.

Director: Octavio Maya | Stars: Adrian Alonso, Marco Treviño, Rodrigo Murray, Verónica Merchant

33. Delusions of Grandeur (2012)

95 min | Drama

7.8
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In the mid-'90s a medicated grungy girl stopped taking her medication (Prozac), crossed over a rainbow, and became a woman in a crazy wonderful place called San Francisco.

Directors: Iris Almaraz, Gustavo Ramos | Stars: Ronnie Alvarez, Salvador Benavides, Rafael O. Calderón, Leana Chavez

Votes: 13

34. The Lemon Tree (2007 Video)

4 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

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Director: Will Campbell

35. Determinism (2012)

80 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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A lonely U.S. Indian college student, who desperately attempts to escape his fate, unwittingly descends into a world of crime and violence.

Directors: Ranju Majumdar, Sanjit Majumdar | Stars: Amaobi Anyaogu, Chris Bunch, Lyne Geneste, Mike Ghelardi

Votes: 66

36. Mexican Standoff (2008 Video)

R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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A young woman tries to escape from a group of vicious killers.

Director: Jorge Ramirez Rivera | Stars: Cecilia Ponce, Anna Cepinska, Guillermo Iván, Manuel Sevilla

37. The Stranger (I) (2010)

20 min | Short, Drama, Horror

6.8
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Daniel is at breaking point. He hates his job and the drudgery of his daily life. He comes home only to lock himself away from the world in a vain attempt to relax, and the neighbors are ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Mawkes | Stars: Rowan Bettjeman, Gabrielle Stevenson

Votes: 8

38. Osvaldo's (2009)

20 min | Short, Drama, Family

8.2
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The Dominguez family is forced to confront a future of uncertainty after the matriarch's passing. It is on this night that they begin the road to understanding.

Director: Randy Wilkins | Stars: Maria Acosta, Dominic Colón, Jeff Lima, Gina Rodriguez

Votes: 15

39. Dressed (I) (2011)

79 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

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DRESSED is the inspiring story of Laos-American fashion designer, Nary Manivong, who defied a broken childhood and homelessness in Columbus Ohio, to follow his dream of chowing his ... See full summary »

Director: David John Swajeski | Stars: Mickey Boardman, Simon Collins, Simon Doonan, Amanda Fields

40. All Out War (2013)

82 min | Documentary, Animation, Music

8.4
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This film is a raw exploration into one of our generation's most incredible creations - B-Boying.

Director: Robert Pilichowski | Stars: Jesse 'Casper' Brown, Karl Alba, Luis Roberto Martinez, Jeffrey 'Machine' McCann

Votes: 5

41. Bullets Over Brownsville (2009)

94 min | Action, Drama

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Four parallel stories converge in one of Brooklyn New York's most notorious neighborhoods.

Directors: Damon Diddit, Natural Langdon | Stars: Assibey Blake, Lymiek Chambers, Tayibah Clay, Jumaane Ford Jr.

42. Fade In (2009 Video)

3 min | Short, Drama

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An urban snapshot of the dreams, and hard realities, of a blue-collar father struggling the 9-5.

Director: Nickolas Duarte | Star: Cuffs

43. Predileção (2009)

17 min | Short, Action, Crime

5.9
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Seven men, one woman, one plan: the perfect bank job. But one small unforeseen glitch leads the band of robbers into a deadly shootout throughout the city of Rio de Janeiro...or was it really unforeseen?

Director: Marcio Garcia | Stars: Ricardo Blat, Milhem Cortaz, Murilo Elbas, Stephanie Fantauzzi

Votes: 57

44. Freedom House: Street Saviors (2009)

90 min | Documentary, History

6.6
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In 1967, 25 hardcore, unemployed Black men were recruited from the inner city streets of Pittsburgh and trained to become the first Paramedic's in the United States. Only to be forgotten, until now.

Director: Gene Starzenski

Votes: 12

45. Kilo (2010)

39 min | Short, Action, Comedy

7.7
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Tired of the same tedious duties, Officer Min Lee of the San Francisco Police Department jumps at the opportunity to work undercover and prove herself to her colleagues. But once undercover... See full summary »

Directors: Phil Lorin, Kiel Murray | Stars: Cully Fredricksen, Joaquin Garay III, Elizabeth Ho, Nik Tyler

Votes: 11

46. Scavenger (I) (2009)

22 min | Short, Action, Adventure

6.7
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A recovering drug addict wakes up to one of the worst days of his life, sending him on a wild scavenger hunt for his old drug of choice.

Director: Matt Hish | Stars: Scott Rosa, Matt Hish, Autumn Federici, Brock Cuchna

Votes: 9

47. Shelter: A Squatumentary (2008 Video)

46 min | Documentary, News

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The squatting movement in the San Francisco East Bay from 2004-2007 sets a new precedent for living rent-free with political overtones.

Director: Hannah Dobbz

48. La petite mort (II) (2009)

5 min | Short

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Director: Numa Perrier | Star: Erica Pitts

49. 7.57 AM-PM (2010)

11 min | Short, Music

7.6
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Is music accessible to all?

Director: Simon Lelouch | Star: Renaud Capuçon

Votes: 14

50. DeAf Jam (2010 Video)

70 min | Documentary

7.8
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In Deaf Jam, a Deaf New York City teen is introduced to sign language poetry and boldly enters the spoken word slam scene.

Director: Judy Lieff | Stars: Aneta Brodski, Tahani Salah

Votes: 23