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1. Spotlight (I) (2015)

R | 128 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.1
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93 Metascore

The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core.

Director: Tom McCarthy | Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 190,275 | Gross: $44.99M

2. Dazed and Confused (1993)

R | 102 min | Comedy

7.7
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78 Metascore

The adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in May 1976.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey, Rory Cochrane

Votes: 119,418 | Gross: $7.99M

3. The Iceman (2012)

R | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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60 Metascore

The story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters have any clue about his real profession.

Director: Ariel Vromen | Stars: Michael Shannon, Chris Evans, James Franco, Winona Ryder

Votes: 55,324 | Gross: $1.94M

4. Rush (I) (2013)

R | 123 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.1
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75 Metascore

The merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara

Votes: 311,107 | Gross: $26.90M

5. Summertime (2015)

105 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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72 Metascore

There was little chance, in the year 1971, that Carole, a Paris Spanish teacher and feminist militant, would ever meet Delphine, the daughter of a couple of Limousin farmers. But they did ... See full summary »

Director: Catherine Corsini | Stars: Cécile De France, Izïa Higelin, Noémie Lvovsky, Jean-Henri Compère

Votes: 990

6. The Bad News Bears (1976)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow, Joyce Van Patten

Votes: 16,277

7. Jobs (2013)

PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama

5.9
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44 Metascore

The story of Steve Jobs' ascension from college dropout into one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

Director: Joshua Michael Stern | Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Dermot Mulroney, Josh Gad, Lukas Haas

Votes: 76,348 | Gross: $16.12M

8. Milk (I) (2008)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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84 Metascore

The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna

Votes: 136,369 | Gross: $31.84M

9. Tracks (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 112 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.2
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78 Metascore

A young woman goes on a 1,700-mile trek across the deserts of West Australia with four camels and her faithful dog.

Director: John Curran | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver, Lily Pearl, Philip Dodd

Votes: 18,897 | Gross: $0.51M

10. Christopher and His Kind (2011 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

7.0
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In 1931 budding author Christopher Isherwood goes to Berlin at the invitation of his friend W. H. Auden for the gay sex that abounds in the city. Whilst working as an English teacher his ... See full summary »

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Matt Smith, Imogen Poots, Lindsay Duncan, Perry Millward

Votes: 2,912

11. Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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53 Metascore

The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury, Ophelia Lovibond

Votes: 66,994 | Gross: $68.22M

12. The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)

R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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47 Metascore

65 years after a masked serial killer terrorized the small town of Texarkana, the so-called 'moonlight murders' begin again. Is it a copycat or something even more sinister? A lonely high ... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon | Stars: Addison Timlin, Veronica Cartwright, Anthony Anderson, Travis Tope

Votes: 9,645

13. Silver Bullet (1985)

R | 95 min | Horror

6.3
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A werewolf terrorizes a small city where lives Marty Coslaw, - a paralytic boy - his uncle and his sister - the narrator of the story.

Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim, Megan Follows

Votes: 16,451

14. 24 Hour Party People (2002)

R | 117 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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85 Metascore

In 1976, Tony Wilson sets up Factory Records and brings Manchester's music to the world.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson, Paul Popplewell

Votes: 26,931 | Gross: $1.13M

15. Swingtown (2008)

Drama

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As America celebrates its 200th birthday, two generations of friends and neighbors in a Chicago suburb explore new freedoms and seek connections with each other in the midst of the socio/sexual revolution.

Stars: Molly Parker, Jack Davenport, Grant Show, Lana Parrilla

Votes: 2,327

16. Stay Hungry (1976)

R | 102 min | Drama, Comedy

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A syndicate wants to buy a whole district to rebuild it. They've bought every house except the small gym "Olympic", where Mr. Austria Joe Santo prepares for the Mr. Universum championships ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Sally Field, Arnold Schwarzenegger, R.G. Armstrong

Votes: 3,004

17. The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)

R | 150 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.4
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76 Metascore

A look at Germany's terrorist group, The Red Army Faction (RAF), which organized bombings, robberies, kidnappings and assassinations in the late 1960s and '70s.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Johanna Wokalek, Bruno Ganz

Votes: 29,531 | Gross: $0.48M

18. Hell Ride (2008)

R | 84 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.1
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25 Metascore

Two rival bikers gangs, the Victors and the Six-Six-Six's, refuel their decades-old rivalry.

Director: Larry Bishop | Stars: Larry Bishop, Dennis Hopper, Michael Madsen, Julia Jones

Votes: 14,161 | Gross: $0.19M

19. Love Ranch (2010)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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37 Metascore

A drama centered around a married couple who opened the first legal brothel in Nevada.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Helen Mirren, Joe Pesci, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Gina Gershon

Votes: 2,395 | Gross: $0.13M

20. Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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69 Metascore

In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.

Director: Tamara Jenkins | Stars: Natasha Lyonne, Alan Arkin, Bryna Weiss, Marisa Tomei

Votes: 9,410 | Gross: $5.48M

21. Killing Bono (2011)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Music

6.4
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46 Metascore

Two brothers attempt to become global rock stars but can only look on as old school friends U2 become the biggest band in the world.

Director: Nick Hamm | Stars: Ben Barnes, Robert Sheehan, Krysten Ritter, Ralph Brown

Votes: 5,104

22. Trumbo (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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71 Metascore

Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Askin | Stars: Dalton Trumbo, Joan Allen, Brian Dennehy, Michael Douglas

Votes: 820 | Gross: $7.85M

23. Personal Best (1982)

R | 124 min | Drama, Sport

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The intertwined lives and loves of three highly-ranked athletes striving for the national team; Chris bounces between the beds of male coach Terry and her female friend, competitor, and role model Tory.

Director: Robert Towne | Stars: Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn, Patrice Donnelly, Kenny Moore

Votes: 1,861

24. Hunky Dory (2011)

Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.1
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46 Metascore

In the heat of the summer of 1976, drama teacher Vivienne fights sweltering heat and general teenage apathy to put on an end-of-term version of Shakespeare's The Tempest.

Director: Marc Evans | Stars: Minnie Driver, Kristian Gwilliam, Adam Byard, Aled Pugh

Votes: 830 | Gross: $0.02M

25. Mrs. Harris (2005 TV Movie)

94 min | Drama

6.0
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Based on the sensational 1980s media event, famed cardiologist Herman Tarnower meets a particularly brutal end at the hands of his jilted lover, Jean Harris.

Director: Phyllis Nagy | Stars: Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Cloris Leachman, Lawrence O'Donnell

Votes: 1,292

26. Raid on Entebbe (1976 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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True story of a daring Israeli commando assault on the Entebbe Airport in Uganda to free hostages of a terrorist hijacking.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Peter Finch, Charles Bronson, Yaphet Kotto, Martin Balsam

Votes: 2,176

27. Stroszek (1977)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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In Berlin, an alcoholic man, recently released from prison, joins his elderly friend and a prostitute in a determined dream to leave Germany and seek a better life in Wisconsin.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Bruno S., Eva Mattes, Clemens Scheitz, Wilhelm von Homburg

Votes: 9,287

28. Stolen Summer (2002)

PG | 91 min | Drama

6.5
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36 Metascore

Pete, an eight-year-old Catholic boy growing up in the suburbs of Chicago in the mid-1970s, attends Catholic school, where as classes let out for the summer, he's admonished by a nun to ... See full summary »

Director: Pete Jones | Stars: Amara Balthrop-Lewis, Kevin Pollak, Aidan Quinn, Bonnie Hunt

Votes: 2,411 | Gross: $0.12M

29. Aftershock (2010)

135 min | Drama

7.6
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The epic story of a family separated as a result of the Great Tangshan Earthquake of 1976.

Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Daoming Chen, Yi Lu, Fan Xu, Jingchu Zhang

Votes: 7,200

30. Rhymes for Young Ghouls (2013)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.5
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Red Crow Mi'g Maq reservation, 1976: By government decree, every Indian child under the age of 16 must attend residential school. In the kingdom of the Crow, that meansimprisonment at St. Dymphna's. That means being at the mercy of "Popper", the sadistic Indian agent who runs the school.

Director: Jeff Barnaby | Stars: Devery Jacobs, Glen Gould, Brandon Oakes, Roseanne Supernault

Votes: 634 | Gross: $0.00M

31. Imagining Argentina (2003)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.3
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27 Metascore

Antonio Banderas and Emma Thompson star in this gripping political thriller about a man with the power to see the fate of missing people - with the exception of his own beloved wife.

Director: Christopher Hampton | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Emma Thompson, Rubén Blades, Irene Escolar

Votes: 2,800

32. The Executioner's Song (1982 TV Movie)

Unrated | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.3
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The story of Gary Gilmore, a convicted murderer who lobbied for his own execution.

Director: Lawrence Schiller | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Christine Lahti, Rosanna Arquette, Eli Wallach

Votes: 1,253

33. Speed Walking (2014)

108 min | Drama

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Martin (14) is forced to deal with confused sexuality and the loss of a mother in a provincial setting in the mid-seventies, where the famed Danish liberation of porn has had its influence on the grownups.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Villads Bøye, Anders W. Berthelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Frederik Winther Rasmussen

Votes: 769

34. Sal (I) (2011)

85 min | Biography, Drama

4.7
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41 Metascore

James Franco's Sal chronicles the final hours of the life of actor Sal Mineo, one-time teen idol and star of the blockbuster films Rebel Without a Cause and Exodus.

Director: James Franco | Stars: Val Lauren, Jim Parrack, James Franco, Vince Jolivette

Votes: 291 | Gross: $0.01M

35. Two of Us (2000 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 89 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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John Lennon and Paul McCartney have a chat about their lives, and if "The Beatles" will ever reunite. The movie takes place in 1976.

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Jared Harris, Ric Reid, Martin Martinuzzi

Votes: 687

36. The Spirit of '76 (1990)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

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Future Americans decide to time travel to 1776 to ask the founding fathers for the solutions to their problems. A glitch in the time machine changes their destination to 1976. Still ... See full summary »

Director: Lucas Reiner | Stars: Mark Mothersbaugh, Gerald V. Casale, Carl Reiner, Nancye Ferguson

Votes: 560

37. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

7.9
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Dinah's show premiered 9 September 1974 and continued through to 4 September 1981. She started out the 70's with Dinah's Place which usually featured one guest and was more of a home ... See full summary »

Stars: Dinah Shore, Charles Nelson Reilly, Betty White, Norm Crosby

Votes: 112

38. Outrage (I) (2009)

R | 90 min | Documentary

7.6
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64 Metascore

An indictment of closeted politicians who lobby for anti-gay legislation in the U.S.

Director: Kirby Dick | Stars: Barney Frank, Tammy Baldwin, Wayne Barrett, Elizabeth Birch

Votes: 1,432 | Gross: $0.04M

39. Casting By (2012)

TV-14 | 89 min | Documentary

7.6
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70 Metascore

The surprising, never-before-told tale of the indispensable yet unsung Casting Director - Iconoclasts whose keen eye, exquisite taste and gut instincts redefined Hollywood.

Director: Tom Donahue | Stars: Deborah Aquila, Risa Bramon Garcia, Ellen Chenoweth, Marion Dougherty

Votes: 1,153 | Gross: $0.01M

40. The Child I Never Was (2002)

86 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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59 Metascore

Fictionalized account of Jürgen Bartsch, a German boy who became notorious in the 1960's after his conviction for the serial killings and sexual molestation of a number of young German boys... See full summary »

Director: Kai S. Pieck | Stars: Tobias Schenke, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Ulrike Bliefert, Walter Gontermann

Votes: 437

41. The Dead Zone (2002 Video)

R | 83 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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A young man awakens from a six-year coma with the ability to see into peoples futures.

Director: Robert Lieberman | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Nicole de Boer, Chris Bruno, John L. Adams

Votes: 831

42. Stella (2008)

103 min | Drama

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Paris, 1977. Eleven year old Stella knows poker better than grammar when she starts the year at a prestigious new school. There, she discovers the possibilities of a whole new world outside her parents' bar.

Director: Sylvie Verheyde | Stars: Léora Barbara, Mélissa Rodriguès, Laëtitia Guerard, Karole Rocher

Votes: 1,273

43. 3 Bad Men (1926)

Unrated | 122 min | Romance, Western

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Three outlaws come to the aid of a young girl after her father is killed.

Director: John Ford | Stars: George O'Brien, Olive Borden, Lou Tellegen, Tom Santschi

Votes: 609

44. Patti (2012)

14 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.7
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"Patti" focuses upon Patti Smith's performance of the iconic "Gloria" on Saturday Night Live in 1976. Inspired by the art, words and life of Patti Smith, the film ventures behind the scenes... See full summary »

Director: Haley Webb | Stars: Haley Webb, Bobby Campo, Joshua Vonder Haar, Bryant Webb

Votes: 19

45. Our Nixon (2013)

84 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.6
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72 Metascore

Never before seen Super 8 home movies filmed by Richard Nixon's closest aides - and convicted Watergate conspirators - offer a surprising and intimate new look into his Presidency.

Director: Penny Lane | Stars: Richard Nixon, H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman, Dwight Chapin

Votes: 469 | Gross: $0.02M

46. Det mest förbjudna (2016 TV Mini-Series)

177 min | Drama

6.7
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Loosely based on the novel by Swedish writer Kerstin Thorvall.

Stars: Cilla Thorell, Magnus Krepper, Anna Bjelkerud, Mira Mitchell

Votes: 44

47. A Matter of Sex (1984 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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Dramatization of the true story of the so-called Willmar Eight, a group of Minnesota bank workers who braved freezing conditions whilst picketing their branch in a struggle for union rights.

Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Jean Stapleton, Nancy Beatty, J. Winston Carroll, Peter Dvorsky

Votes: 58

48. Station (1981)

132 min | Drama

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Director: Yasuo Furuhata | Stars: Ken Takakura, Chieko Baishô, Ayumi Ishida, Setsuko Karasuma

Votes: 91

49. The Calm (1980 TV Movie)

81 min | Drama

7.8
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Filmed in 1976 and shelved for five years. A young man in his twenties leaves prison after a three-year sentence. He wants to start a new life in a place where he is not known and dreams ... See full summary »

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Jerzy Stuhr, Izabella Olszewska, Jerzy Trela, Jan Adamski

Votes: 281

50. Nos plus belles vacances (2012)

94 min

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Over this long hot summer, Claude and Isabelle get their marriage back on track, while Bibou and Simon, spend a memorable summer discovering the world of grown-ups.

Director: Philippe Lellouche | Stars: Gérard Darmon, Julie Gayet, Philippe Lellouche, Vanessa Demouy

Votes: 198