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1. Dazed and Confused (1993)

R | 102 min | Comedy

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78 Metascore

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

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

2. Rush (I) (2013)

R | 123 min | Action, Biography, Drama

8.2
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75 Metascore

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

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

3. The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)

R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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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 school girl, with dark secrets of her own, may be the key to catching him.

Writers: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Earl E. Smith | Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon | Stars: Addison Timlin, Veronica Cartwright, Anthony Anderson, Travis Tope

4. The Iceman (2012)

R | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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60 Metascore

The true 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.

Writers: Morgan Land, Ariel Vromen, Anthony Bruno, Jim Thebaut | Director: Ariel Vromen | Stars: Michael Shannon, Chris Evans, James Franco, Winona Ryder

5. 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.

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

6. 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.

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

7. 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.

Writers: Marion Nelson, Robyn Davidson | Director: John Curran | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Adam Driver, Lily Pearl, Philip Dodd

8. Invincible (2006)

PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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63 Metascore

Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.

Writer: Brad Gann | Director: Ericson Core | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks, Kevin Conway

9. The Bad News Bears (1976)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

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.

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

10. 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.

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

11. 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.

Creator: Mike Kelley | Stars: Molly Parker, Jack Davenport, Grant Show, Lana Parrilla

12. 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 »

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

13. 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.

Writers: Bernd Eichinger, Uli Edel, Stefan Aust | Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Johanna Wokalek, Bruno Ganz

14. 24 Hour Party People (2002)

R | 117 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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85 Metascore

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

Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Steve Coogan, Lennie James, John Thomson, Paul Popplewell

15. Love Ranch (2010)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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37 Metascore

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

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

16. 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.

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Simon Maxwell, Neil McCormick, Ben Bond | Director: Nick Hamm | Stars: Ben Barnes, Robert Sheehan, Krysten Ritter, Ralph Brown

17. 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 »

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

18. Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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69 Metascore

This semiautobiographical story follows a lower-middle-class teenager (Lyonne) and her neurotic family in 1976 Tinseltown.

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

19. Christopher and His Kind (2011 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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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 »

Writers: Christopher Isherwood, Kevin Elyot | Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Matt Smith, Imogen Poots, Lindsay Duncan, Perry Millward

20. 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.

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

21. Aftershock (2010)

135 min | Drama

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

Writers: Wu Si, Ling Zhang | Director: Xiaogang Feng | Stars: Daoming Chen, Chen Li, Yi Lu, Fan Xu

22. 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.

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

23. Sal (I) (2011)

85 min | Biography, Drama

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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.

Writers: James Franco, Vince Jolivette, Val Lauren, Michael Gregg Michaud, Stacey Miller | Director: James Franco | Stars: Val Lauren, Jim Parrack, James Franco, Vince Jolivette

24. Rhymes for Young Ghouls (2013)

R | 88 min | Drama

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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.

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

25. Imagining Argentina (2003)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.2
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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.

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

26. Raid on Entebbe (1976 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 145 min | Action, Drama, History

6.9
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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.

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

27. 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.

Writers: Bo Hr. Hansen, Morten Kirkskov | Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Villads Bøye, Anders W. Berthelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Frederik Winther Rasmussen

28. Outrage (I) (2009)

R | 90 min | Documentary

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64 Metascore

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

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

29. Mrs. Harris (2005 TV Movie)

94 min | Drama

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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.

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

30. 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.

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

31. 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 »

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

32. 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.

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

33. 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 »

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

34. 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 »

Writers: Jürgen Bartsch, Paul Moor, Kai S. Pieck | Director: Kai S. Pieck | Stars: Tobias Schenke, Sebastian Urzendowsky, Ulrike Bliefert, Walter Gontermann

35. Casting By (2012)

89 min | Documentary

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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

36. 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.

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

37. 3 Bad Men (1926)

Unrated | 122 min | Romance, Western

7.6
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Three outlaws come to the aid of a young girl after her father is killed.

Writers: Herman Whitaker, John Stone, Ralph Spence, Malcolm Stuart Boylan | Director: John Ford | Stars: George O'Brien, Olive Borden, Lou Tellegen, Tom Santschi

38. Our Nixon (2013)

84 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

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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

39. Dinah! (1974– )

90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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

40. Patti (2012)

14 min | Short, Biography, Drama

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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 »

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

41. 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.

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

42. Hideous (2015)

Horror | Pre-production

While traveling across country on tour six band members run into trouble on the road, seeking help they find themselves at a couples farmhouse, terrorized by a dark presence that has loomed there for decades.

Writer: Robert Dean | Director: Johnny Tabor | Stars: Holgie Forrester, Matthew William Knowles, Philip Marlatt, Landon Ashworth

43. Station (1981)

132 min | Drama

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

44. Magic at the Roxy (1976 TV Special)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Peter Graves, Carl Ballantine, David Copperfield, Bob Dorian

45. H-Bomb (1971)

98 min | Action, Adventure

4.8
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Writer: Pracha Poonviwat | Director: Pakdeevijit Chalong | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Christopher Mitchum, Pawana Chanajit, Phairoj Jaising

46. Thin Lizzy 'Live and Dangerous' at the Rainbow '78 (1978 Video)

52 min | Music

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Thin Lizzy in concert during their "Live and Dangerous" tour of 1976 in London.

Director: Ken O'Neill | Stars: Brian Downey, Scott Gorham, Huey Lewis, Phil Lynott

47. The Ultimate Survivor (2011)

60 min | Documentary, History

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The untold story of a legendary cinema.

Director: Philip Hind | Stars: Brian Aldiss, John Buckley, Jane Derricott, Philippa Farrow

48. Crisis 76 (2004)

7 min | Comedy, Short

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In 1976, the clothes of people are taken away, leaving everyone naked.

Writers: Carter Bays, Craig Thomas | Director: Aundre Johnson | Stars: Bill Billions, Rebecca Greene, Wendy Ince, Johnny Kostrey

49. Red (1996)

26 min | Short, Drama

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Set in 1976 following a young Chinese woman's journey to England to find her estranged parents. Red is a fable about love, freedom and Elvis.

Writer: Rosa Fong | Director: Rosa Fong | Star: Jennifer Lin

50. Miners (1976)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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With footage shot deep within the mine, this is an account of life of an English mining town and what it is like to work below ground as told by the miners', and their wives' within their homes.

Director: Peter Pickering