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1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Votes: 1,834,548 | Gross: $28.34M

2. Shutter Island (2010)

R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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63 Metascore

In 1954, a U.S. marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 868,513 | Gross: $127.97M

3. Clue (1985)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.3
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36 Metascore

Six guests are invited to a strange house and must cooperate with the staff to solve a murder mystery.

Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd

Votes: 61,616 | Gross: $3.15M

4. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

R | 152 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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76 Metascore

A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Ewa Fröling, Lena Endre

Votes: 183,411 | Gross: $10.10M

5. Seven Psychopaths (2012)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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66 Metascore

A struggling screenwriter inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his oddball friends kidnap a gangster's beloved Shih Tzu.

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Colin Farrell, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken

Votes: 198,584 | Gross: $14.99M

6. Cry-Baby (1990)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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In 1950s Baltimore, a bad boy with a heart of gold wins the love of a good girl, whose boyfriend sets out for revenge.

Director: John Waters | Stars: Johnny Depp, Ricki Lake, Amy Locane, Susan Tyrrell

Votes: 46,575 | Gross: $8.27M

7. Porky's (1981)

R | 94 min | Comedy

6.2
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40 Metascore

In 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to help their buddy lose his virginity, which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Dan Monahan, Mark Herrier, Wyatt Knight, Roger Wilson

Votes: 32,715 | Gross: $105.50M

8. Ray (I) (2004)

PG-13 | 152 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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73 Metascore

The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Regina King, Kerry Washington, Clifton Powell

Votes: 117,131 | Gross: $75.31M

9. Heavenly Creatures (1994)

R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Melanie Lynskey, Kate Winslet, Sarah Peirse, Diana Kent

Votes: 52,436 | Gross: $3.05M

10. Dead Ringers (1988)

R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.3
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86 Metascore

Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Geneviève Bujold, Heidi von Palleske, Barbara Gordon

Votes: 31,701 | Gross: $9.13M

11. Born to Be Blue (2015)

R | 97 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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64 Metascore

A re-imagining of jazz legend Chet Baker's musical comeback in the late '60s.

Director: Robert Budreau | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Carmen Ejogo, Callum Keith Rennie, Tony Nappo

Votes: 4,791 | Gross: $0.67M

12. Loin des hommes (2014)

101 min | Drama, War, Western

7.2
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74 Metascore

Algeria, 1954. Two very different men thrown together by a world in turmoil are forced to flee across the Atlas mountains. Daru, the reclusive teacher, has to escort Mohamed, a villager accused of murder.

Director: David Oelhoffen | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Reda Kateb, Djemel Barek, Vincent Martin

Votes: 4,908

13. Savannah (2013)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Family, History

6.0
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25 Metascore

SAVANNAH is the true story of Ward Allen, a romantic and bombastic character who rejects his plantation heritage for the freedom of life on a river. Ward navigates the change of early 20th ... See full summary »

Director: Annette Haywood-Carter | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jaimie Alexander, Bradley Whitford

Votes: 1,160 | Gross: $0.04M

14. Murmur of the Heart (1971)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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In the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself between the urge to discover love and the ever-present, dominating affection of his mother.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Lea Massari, Benoît Ferreux, Daniel Gélin, Michael Lonsdale

Votes: 6,979 | Gross: $1.20M

15. The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.9
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A World War II widow seeks to adjust to life in postwar Germany.

Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Klaus Löwitsch, Ivan Desny, Gisela Uhlen

Votes: 9,589

16. Liberty Heights (1999)

R | 127 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.1
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75 Metascore

Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955. Racial integration comes to the high school, TV is killing burlesque, and ... See full summary »

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Adrien Brody, Bebe Neuwirth, Joe Mantegna, Ben Foster

Votes: 5,928 | Gross: $3.73M

17. Common Ground (2000 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Drama

7.4
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This movie contains three short stories dealing with the theme of homosexuality. In "A Friend of Dorothy", a woman joins the Navy during the 1950's and discovers lesbianism. In "Mr. Roberts... See full summary »

Director: Donna Deitch | Stars: Erik Knudsen, Brittany Murphy, Jason Priestley, Margot Kidder

Votes: 897

18. Citizen Cohn (1992 TV Movie)

R | 111 min | Drama

7.2
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As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: James Woods, Joe Don Baker, Joseph Bologna, Ed Flanders

Votes: 1,175

19. The Phenix City Story (1955)

Approved | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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A crime-busting lawyer and his initially reluctant attorney father take on the forces that run gambling and prostitution in their small Southern town.

Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John McIntire, Richard Kiley, Kathryn Grant, Edward Andrews

Votes: 1,675

20. China Gate (1957)

97 min | Action, War, Drama

6.5
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In 1954, during the French Indochina War, an Eurasian female smuggler and a group of French Foreign Legion mercenaries, infiltrate the enemy territory in order to destroy an arms depot.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Gene Barry, Angie Dickinson, Nat 'King' Cole, Paul Dubov

Votes: 497

21. Tito i ja (1992)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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The story of a ten year old boy who, as most of the children in Yugoslavia of the 1950s can hardly imagine his life without the great national leader - marshal Tito. After winning the ... See full summary »

Director: Goran Markovic | Stars: Dimitrije Vojnov, Lazar Ristovski, Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Anica Dobra

Votes: 4,191

22. Diên Biên Phú (1992)

125 min | Drama, War

6.2
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An American reporter finds himself in the middle of the 57-day battle of Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam between the French army and the Vietminh, which finally resulted in the defeat and ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Schoendoerffer | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Patrick Catalifo, Jean-François Balmer, Ludmila Mikaël

Votes: 412

23. La 317ème section (1965)

100 min | War

7.5
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In Vietnam, 1954, a French platoon isolated behind enemy lines tries to come back. It is led by the inexperienced, idealistic sous-lieutenant Torrens, and by adjutant Willsdorf, a WWII veteran of the Werhmacht.

Director: Pierre Schoendoerffer | Stars: Jacques Perrin, Bruno Cremer, Pierre Fabre, Manuel Zarzo

Votes: 650

24. Sing Your Song (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.5
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73 Metascore

Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.

Director: Susanne Rostock | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Marge Champion, Fran Scott Attaway

Votes: 386 | Gross: $0.05M

25. L'affaire Dominici (1973)

105 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Director: Claude Bernard-Aubert | Stars: Jean Gabin, Victor Lanoux, Gérard Depardieu, Henri Vilbert

Votes: 418

26. Four Minutes (2005 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama, History

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The story of the four minute mile-breaker Roger Bannister.

Director: Charles Beeson | Stars: Jamie Maclachlan, Christopher Plummer, Shaun Smyth, Amy Rutherford

Votes: 341

27. Desperately Seeking Seka (2002 TV Special)

83 min | Documentary, Biography

6.3
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Directors: Christian Hallman, Magnus Paulsson | Stars: Seka, Veronica Hart, Peter North, Nina Hartley

Votes: 81

28. Thurgood (2011 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama

7.7
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Prior to his appointment to United States Supreme Court Thurgood Marshall worked as a lawyer for the NAACP. This one man play tells the story of his role in the civil rights movement and the people that influenced him.

Director: Michael Stevens | Star: Laurence Fishburne

Votes: 470

29. The Legend of Marilyn Monroe (1966)

50 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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John Huston, who directed Monroe in her first major film and her last completed role, pays tribute to the life and career of the tragic actress.

Director: Terry Sanders | Stars: John Huston, Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall, Gladys Baker

Votes: 111

30. 1954 Alcatraz (2014 Video Game)

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Director: Gene Mocsy | Stars: Heidi Kobara, Reg Clay, Butch Engle, Brian R. Davis

Votes: 9

31. Hiver 54, l'abbé Pierre (1989)

Biography, Drama

6.2
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France experienced one of the most chilling winters in 1954.It was during that harsh weather that a catholic priest L'Abbé Pierre wrote an open letter to minister of housing to provide shelter to numerous homeless people.

Director: Denis Amar | Stars: Lambert Wilson, Claudia Cardinale, Robert Hirsch, Antoine Vitez

Votes: 189

32. Inches from the Ground (2016)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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A border post in Bulgaria, 1954. The mind of little Michael is full of kaleidoscopic panoramas of naïve Socialism, Balkan Stalinism and the Cold War. His father is a strong lieutenant ... See full summary »

Director: Maxim Genchev | Stars: Simeon Filipov, Tsuki Angel, Desislava Chuturkova, Ivaylo Asparuhov

Votes: 11

33. Lyudoyed (1991)

169 min | Drama

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Kazakhstan, 1954. Riot among the prisoners, who fight against their inhuman held in prison.

Director: Gennadi Zemel | Stars: Vladimir Talashko, German Kachin, Pyotr Derbenev, Oleg Gushchin

Votes: 13

34. Ch. P. - Chrezvychainoe proisshestvie (1958)

88 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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The crew of a soviet cargo falls prey to an act of piracy in waters between China and Taiwan, and are taken to Taiwan where they are pressured into stating they chose to go into the free world.

Director: Viktor Ivchenko | Stars: Aleksandr Anurov, Aleksandr Barushnoy, Giuli Chokhonelidze, Dmitriy Kapka

Votes: 39

35. The Ultimate Guide: Submarines (2000 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary

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This program provides an overview of many aspect of submarine technology including; the various types of submarines, their missions, design considerations, history, operations, training, rescue methods and new design concepts.

Director: Martin Vaughn Cook | Star: Will Lyman

36. The Keep (1962 TV Movie)

45 min | Comedy, Drama

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A Welsh family is inextricably tied to the memory of the revered and long-dead mother; but they have a surprise in store.

Director: John Dexter | Stars: Mervyn Johns, Glyn Owen, Jessie Evans, Tenniel Evans

37. Original Pride: The Satyrs Motorcycle Club (2005)

56 min | Documentary

7.5
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The Satyrs Motorcycle Club was formed in 1954. As such it is one of the oldest gay motorcycle clubs in the world.

Director: Scott Bloom

Votes: 16

38. The Light (II) (2014)

18 min | Short, Drama, History

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Merle is an officer in an anti-communist 'Red Squad' during the McCarthy Red scare. Rounding up the suspects, curbing the 'pinko threat' is surely the thing to do, just part of the job. He ... See full summary »

Director: Simon James Cookson | Stars: Daniel Street-Brown, Margot Mount, David Mullenger, Liam Tims

39. The Ultimate Guide: Planes (2000 TV Movie)

40 min | Documentary

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This program explains the most important innovations in the history of powered flight leading to the enormous airliners and high performance jet fighters in service today.

Director: Nigel Ashcroft | Star: Will Lyman

40. Brisbane City in the Sun (1954)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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A short documentary (in colour) showing the sights of Brisbane. Particular emphasis is given on recreational activities.

Director: Hugh McInnes

41. La terre tremble dans le Chéliff (1954)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Philippe Este | Stars: Roger Léonard, François Mitterrand

42. Tes cheveux démêlés cachent une guerre de sept ans (2017)

74 min | Documentary

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Director: Fatima Sissani

43. Ruth Rendell Mysteries (1987– )
Episode: A Case of Coincidence: Part One (1996)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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After four attractive women are found strangled in and around the local river, the free-spirited wife of a London doctor is killed while on an extramarital assignation.

Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Caroline Bliss, Robin Summers, Keith Barron, Ronald Pickup

Votes: 46

44. Telephone Time (1956–1958)
Episode: Bullet Lou Kirn (1957)

30 min | Drama

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Director: Don Taylor | Stars: John Nesbitt, Alan Baxter, Harold J. Stone, Herbert Rudley

45. Lock 'N Load with R. Lee Ermey (2009– )
Episode: Bunker Busters (2009)

45 min | Documentary, History, War

7.3
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Host "Gunny" R. Lee Ermey shows us how bunker busting siege weapons evolved throughout history. Gunny gets to demonstrate how various examples of the bunker busting weapons work.

Director: French Horwitz | Star: R. Lee Ermey

Votes: 7

46. Friday the 13th: The Series (1987–1990)
Episode: Hate on Your Dial (1989)

46 min | Horror

7.3
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A racist uses a cursed antique car radio to travel back to 1954 and tries to prevent the arrest and death of his father, a member of the KKK.

Director: Allan Eastman | Stars: Louise Robey, Steve Monarque, Chris Wiggins, Michael Rhoades

Votes: 58

47. Pawn Stars (2009– )
Episode: Honor Thy Father (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Reality-TV

7.3
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Customers want to sell some items that are unusual even to collectors; a Martin Luther King LP, a recalled Star Wars movie poster with an alternative title and technical errors and an die ... See full summary »

Director: Jairus Cobb | Stars: Corey Harrison, Richard Harrison, Rick Harrison, Mark Hall Patton

Votes: 31

48. Quantum Leap (1989–1993)
Episode: Memphis Melody - July 3, 1954 (1993)

TV-PG | 47 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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While impersonating the King, Elvis Presley, Sam must save a Memphis Belle from a bad marriage.

Director: James Whitmore Jr. | Stars: Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, John Scott Clough

Votes: 134

49. Quantum Leap (1989–1993)
Episode: Pool Hall Blues - September 4, 1954 (1990)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Sam leaps into an old pool playing acquaintance of Al's and must win a pool game so that his granddaughter doesn't lose her bar.

Director: Joe Napolitano | Stars: Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Shari Headley, J.W. Smith

Votes: 192

50. Quantum Leap (1989–1993)
Episode: Sea Bride - June 3, 1954 (1990)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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Aboard the RMS Queen Mary, Sam must prevent the marriage of his host's ex-wife.

Director: Joe Napolitano | Stars: Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Beverly Leech, J.G. Hertzler

Votes: 175