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1. American Sniper (2014)

R | 132 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.4
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72 Metascore

Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.

Writers: Jason Hall, Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, James Defelice | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner, Cole Konis

2. Argo (2012)

R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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86 Metascore

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.

Writers: Chris Terrio, Tony Mendez, Joshuah Bearman | Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin

3. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

G | 160 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.3
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86 Metascore

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

4. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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57 Metascore

Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.

Writers: Adam Cozad, David Koepp, Tom Clancy | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Keira Knightley, Kenneth Branagh

5. Oldboy (2013)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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49 Metascore

Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for twenty years without reason.

Writers: Garon Tsuchiya, Nobuaki Minegishi, Mark Protosevich | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson, Sharlto Copley

6. Planet of the Apes (2001)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.7
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50 Metascore

An Air Force astronaut crash lands on a mysterious planet where evolved, talking apes dominate a race of primitive humans.

Writers: Pierre Boulle, William Broyles Jr., Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Roth, Michael Clarke Duncan

7. Remember Me (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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40 Metascore

A romantic drama centered on two new lovers: Tyler, whose parents have split in the wake of his brother's suicide, and Ally, who lives each day to the fullest since witnessing her mother's murder.

Writer: Will Fetters | Director: Allen Coulter | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin, Caitlyn Rund, Moisés Acevedo

8. 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

9. Lord of War (2005)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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62 Metascore

An arms dealer confronts the morality of his work as he is being chased by an Interpol agent.

Writer: Andrew Niccol | Director: Andrew Niccol | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Ethan Hawke, Jared Leto, Bridget Moynahan

10. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

PG-13 | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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46 Metascore

A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

Writers: Eric Roth, Jonathan Safran Foer | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow

11. Fair Game (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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69 Metascore

CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.

Writers: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Joseph Wilson, Valerie Plame Wilson | Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Sonya Davison, Vanessa Chong

12. United 93 (2006)

R | 111 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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90 Metascore

A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

Writer: Paul Greengrass | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: David Alan Basche, Olivia Thirlby, Liza Colón-Zayas, J.J. Johnson

13. Inside Job (2010)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Crime

8.3
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88 Metascore

Takes a closer look at what brought about the financial meltdown.

Writers: Charles Ferguson, Chad Beck, Adam Bolt | Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Matt Damon, William Ackman, Daniel Alpert, Jonathan Alpert

14. Breach (2007)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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74 Metascore

FBI upstart Eric O'Neill enters into a power game with his boss, Robert Hanssen, an agent who was put on trial for selling secrets to the Soviet Union.

Writers: Adam Mazer, William Rotko, Billy Ray | Director: Billy Ray | Stars: Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillippe, Dennis Haysbert, Laura Linney

15. Into the Abyss (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Documentary

7.3
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74 Metascore

Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Richard Lopez, Michael Perry, Damon Hall

16. The Road to Guantanamo (2006)

R | 95 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.6
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64 Metascore

Part drama, part documentary, The Road to Guantánamo focuses on the Tipton Three, a trio of British Muslims who were held in Guantanamo Bay for two years until they were released without charge.

Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Farhad Harun, Waqar Siddiqui, Arfan Usman

17. Beloved (2011)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.2
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55 Metascore

In London, a mother and daughter navigate their respective romances: Madeline rekindles an affair from thirty years earlier, while her daughter Vera is caught between a musician who cannot commit and her ex, who still pines for her.

Writer: Christophe Honoré | Director: Christophe Honoré | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Ludivine Sagnier, Chiara Mastroianni, Paul Schneider

18. Mausam (2011)

161 min | Drama, Romance

4.6
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A war, religious conflicts, and misunderstandings create obstacles for a couple of different faiths.

Writers: Carl Austin, Pankaj Kapur | Director: Pankaj Kapur | Stars: Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Supriya Pathak

19. We Are Now Beginning Our Descent

Drama | Announced

A story set in circa-2001 Afghanistan and centered on an affair between a Scottish foreign correspondent and an American reporter.

Writers: Toby Finlay, James Meek | Director: Pawel Pawlikowski

20. The Appeared (2007)

TV-MA | 120 min | Horror

6.1
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One night Malena and Pablo, a sister and brother traveling together in Argentina, discover a diary that details crimes committed twenty years ago. That same night, the past and present ... See full summary »

Writer: Paco Cabezas | Director: Paco Cabezas | Stars: Ruth Díaz, Javier Pereira, Pablo Cedrón, Leonora Balcarce

21. Echelon 8 (2009)

118 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.0
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A new government agency with the right to domestic charter is reformed to prevent another terrorist attack in the United States.

Creator: Kevin Wenzel | Director: Joe Valenti | Stars: David Wenzel, Rick Lohman, Russell Friedenberg, Allan Walker

22. In This World (2002)

R | 88 min | Drama

7.5
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75 Metascore

In February 2002 in the Shamshatoo Refugee Camp in the North West Frontier Province in Pakistan, there are 53,000 refugees living in sub-human conditions since 1979 with the Soviet Union ... See full summary »

Writer: Tony Grisoni | Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Jamal Udin Torabi, Enayatullah, Imran Paracha, Hiddayatullah

23. All About Lily Chou-Chou (2001)

146 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.7
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73 Metascore

Life isn't easy for a group of high school kids growing up absurd in Japan's pervasive pop/cyber culture. As they negotiate teen badlands- school bullies, parents from another planet, lurid... See full summary »

Writer: Shunji Iwai | Director: Shunji Iwai | Stars: Hayato Ichihara, Shûgo Oshinari, Ayumi Itô, Takao Ohsawa

24. The Prototypes (2009 TV Movie)

42 min | Sci-Fi

7.6
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A TV news reporter Vicky accidentally meets an alien who gives her the power to get anything she wants... as long as she can figure out how to ask for it in an alien language. Vicky and her... See full summary »

Creator: Eliot Case | Director: Eliot Case | Stars: Jordyn Rice, Austin Montgomery, Paul Tuttle, Amy Doe

25. Unmistaken Child (2008)

102 min | Documentary

7.7
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66 Metascore

In Nepal, a venerable monk, Geshe Lama Konchog, dies and one of his disciples, a youthful monk named Tenzin Zopa, searches for his master's reincarnation. The film follows his search to the... See full summary »

Writers: Ilil Alexander, Nati Baratz | Director: Nati Baratz | Star: Tenzin Zopa

26. A Talking Picture (2003)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.7
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75 Metascore

A meditation on civilization. July, 2001: friends wave as a cruise ship departs Lisbon for Mediterranean ports and the Indian Ocean. On board and on day trips in Marseilles, Pompeii, Athens... See full summary »

Writer: Manoel de Oliveira | Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Leonor Silveira, Filipa de Almeida, John Malkovich, Catherine Deneuve

27. Loggerheads (2005)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama

7.3
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62 Metascore

Three overlapping stories of estranged families in three regions of North Carolina.

Writers: Caitlin Dixon, Tim Kirkman | Director: Tim Kirkman | Stars: Kip Pardue, Michael Kelly, Tess Harper, Adrian Lee

28. Manhunt (2013)

TV-14 | 102 min | Documentary, History, War

6.8
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An espionage tale from inside the CIA's long conflict against Al Qaeda, as revealed by the remarkable women and men whose secret war against Osama bin Laden started nearly a decade before most of us even knew his name.

Director: Greg Barker | Star: Nada Bakos

29. Las viudas de los jueves (2009)

122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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In a gated community, where everyone seems to have it all, secrets start to come out.

Writers: Marcelo Figueras, Claudia Piñeiro, Marcelo Piñeyro | Director: Marcelo Piñeyro | Stars: Rafael Aieta, Ernesto Alterio, Juan Diego Botto, Gloria Carrá

30. L'affaire SK1 (2014)

120 min | Crime

6.3
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An investigation by a young inspector who quickly becomes obsessed with stopping a monster.

Writers: Frédéric Tellier, David Oelhoffen, Patricia Tourancheau | Director: Frédéric Tellier | Stars: Raphaël Personnaz, Nathalie Baye, Olivier Gourmet, Michel Vuillermoz

31. Zwölf Winter (2009 TV Movie)

85 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Writers: Holger Karsten Schmidt, Thomas Stiller | Director: Thomas Stiller | Stars: Jürgen Vogel, Axel Prahl, Matthias Koeberlin, Wotan Wilke Möhring

32. Chasing Freedom (2004 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Drama

6.7
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A lawyer reluctantly takes on the pro bono asylum case of a woman who has fled the brutal Taliban regieme in Afghanistan and arrived in the United States seeking freedom.

Writer: Barbara Samuels | Director: Don McBrearty | Stars: Juliette Lewis, Layla Alizada, Bruce Gray, Michael David Simms

33. Piché: entre ciel et terre (2010)

107 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.9
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Toronto, August 2001. Commander Robert Piche left Pearson Airport heading for Lisbon on an Airbus 330. Due to a significant fuel loss, he was headed for an almost certain crash. However, he... See full summary »

Writer: Ian Lauzon | Director: Sylvain Archambault | Stars: Michel Côté, Maxime Le Flaguais, Léo Arguello, Gouchy Boy

34. Pre (2009)

Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Pre takes place four days after 9/11 in New York City. A theatre ensemble struggles to decide whether or not to be the first play to go back up after the attack.

Writer: Steven Tanenbaum | Director: Steven Tanenbaum | Stars: Kristen Abate, Kevin Breznahan, Chris Cipriano, Matt Cooper

35. The Rugby Player (2013)

90 min | Documentary

8.0
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THE RUGBY PLAYER is an uplifting and stereotype-shattering documentary that tells the story of a mother, a son, and what it takes to be a hero. The film explores the lives of Mark Bingham, ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Gracheff | Stars: Mark Bingham, Alice Hoglan

36. Fall to Grace (2013)

TV-14 | 48 min | Documentary

6.1
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Emmy(R)-winning filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi ('Journeys With George') explores scandalized former New Jersey governor Jim McGreevey's new life as a spiritual advisor to female prison inmates and a soon-to-be ordained Episcopalian priest.

Director: Alexandra Pelosi | Star: Jim McGreevey

37. 911 Mysteries Part 1: Demolitions (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.9
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911 Mysteries is a documentary that attempts to tell the people what really happened. It systematically deconstructs all of the propaganda you have heard about the twin towers, and replaces...

Writer: Sofia Shafquat | Director: Sofia Shafquat | Stars: Sofia Shafquat, Jonathan Barnett, Marvin Bush, Joseph Casaliggi

38. Copperfield: Tornado of Fire (2001 TV Special)

90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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This is the 17th and last CBS Copperfield TV special, produced by his own production company DCDI Productions six years after the 16th one, The Magic of David Copperfield XVI: Unexplained ... See full summary »

Directors: David Copperfield, Michael Dimich | Stars: David Copperfield, Carson Daly, Hyman Kotkin, Rebecca Kotkin

39. Sinivalkoinen valhe (2012)

119 min | Documentary, Sport

7.2
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Investigative documentary probing the background of the Finnish doping scandal of Lahti 2001 FIS Nordic world ski championship and the sports culture that enabled it.

Writers: Kevin Frazier, Arto Halonen, Jouni Kemppainen | Director: Arto Halonen | Stars: Arto Halonen, Paavo M. Petäjä, Leila Ketola, Suvi Lindén

40. USA's Cannonball Run 2001 (2001– )

60 min

5.6
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Six teams of three mismatched racers (Fifth Wheel - A couple and one's ex, The Castaways - Two former Survivors and a Temptation Island veteran, Forbidden Fruit - two Playboy Playmates and ... See full summary »

Stars: Princess Davis, Matt Deane, Carlton Denning, Steve England

41. Joined for Life (2003 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

8.5
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A year in the life of conjoined twin girls

Writer: Kirk Streb | Director: Bill Hayes | Stars: Abby Hensel, Britty Hensel, Dakota Hensel, Mike Hensel

42. Oasis: 10 Years of Noise & Confusion (2001 TV Movie)

96 min | Music

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Director: Dick Carruthers | Stars: Oasis, Liam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher, Gem Archer

43. 10 Minutes of Noise & Confusion: Part 1 (2002 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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First part of a documentary following British rock band Oasis on the road in North America as part of their 2001 Tour of Brotherly Love.

Director: Dick Carruthers | Stars: Gem Archer, Andy Bell, Liam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher

44. 10 Minutes of Noise & Confusion: Part 2 (2002 Video)

10 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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Second part of a documentary following British rock band Oasis on the road in North America as part of their 2001 Tour of Brotherly Love.

Director: Dick Carruthers | Stars: Gem Archer, Andy Bell, Liam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher

45. Time Pilot (1982 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Writer: Hideki Ooyama

46. Not Resentful at All (2012)

Not Rated | 3 min | Short, Drama

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A woman whose birthday is on September 11th. Based on the monologue 'not resentful at all' by playwright Harrison David Rivers about the aftermath of 9/11.

Writer: Harrison David Rivers | Director: Ehizojie Ojesebholo | Star: Heather May

47. Rohga: Armor Force (1992 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

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48. Robo Wres 2001 (1986 Video Game)

Sci-Fi, Sport

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49. Nova 2001 (1983 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

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50. A Haunting (2005–2015)
Episode: A Haunting in Florida (2006)

TV-PG | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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An ex-army ranger can do nothing when his pregnant wife and baby daughter are threatened by the ghosts of a cigar-smoking man and a glaring old woman.

Writers: Miranda Leigh, Doris Smith | Director: David Haycox | Stars: Anthony D. Call, Paula Vaiden Hill, Scott Graham, Raul Haines