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1.
The Class (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10/10 X  
Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood. (128 mins.)
Director: Laurent Cantet
thomasengelman1997 rated this 10.
 
2.
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
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A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them. (94 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
thomasengelman1997 rated this 7.
 
3.
DragonHeart (1996)
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The last dragon and a disillusioned dragonslaying knight must cooperate to stop an evil king who was given partial immortality. (103 mins.)
Director: Rob Cohen
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
4.
The Avengers (2012)
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Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity. (143 mins.)
Director: Joss Whedon
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
5.
The Terminator (1984)
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A human-looking indestructible cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs. (107 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
6.
How to Train Your Dragon (2010)
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A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed. (98 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
7.
The Blind Side (2009)
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The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family. (129 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
8.
Garden State (2004)
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A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade. (102 mins.)
Director: Zach Braff
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
9.
L.A. Noire (2011 Video Game)
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You play a LAPD detective in late 1940s Los Angeles as you discover dark goings on in the city.
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
10.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)
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Harry, Ron and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts. (130 mins.)
Director: David Yates
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
11.
Ed Wood (1994)
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An ambitious but troubled movie director tries his best to fulfill his dream, despite his lack of support. (127 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
12.
Patch Adams (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
In the 1970s, a medical student treats patients, illegally, using humor. (115 mins.)
Director: Tom Shadyac
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
13.
The Sweet Hereafter (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10/10 X  
This film documents the effects of a tragic bus accident on the population of a small town. (112 mins.)
Director: Atom Egoyan
thomasengelman1997 rated this 10.
 
14.
American Beauty (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend. (122 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
thomasengelman1997 rated this 6.
 
15.
Argo (2012)
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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. (120 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
16.
Life of Pi (2012)
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A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger. (127 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
17.
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
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Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teen-aged daughter. (91 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
18.
The Big Bang Theory (2007 TV Series)
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A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory. (22 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
19.
Magic Mike (2012)
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A male stripper teaches a younger performer how to party, pick up women, and make easy money. (110 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
20.
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)
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Hansel & Gretel are bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that might hold a secret to their past. (88 mins.)
Director: Tommy Wirkola
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
21.
Gangster Squad (2013)
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It's 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O'Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city. (113 mins.)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
22.
Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10/10 X  
Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love. (93 mins.)
Director: Benh Zeitlin
thomasengelman1997 rated this 10.
 
23.
The Last Stand (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff. (107 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
24.
Sideways (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10/10 X  
Two men reaching middle age with not much to show but disappointment, embark on a week long road trip through California's wine country, just as one is about to take a trip down the aisle. (126 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
thomasengelman1997 rated this 10.
 
25.
Liberal Arts (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
When 30-something Jesse returns to his alma mater for a professor's retirement party, he falls for Zibby, a college student, and is faced with a powerful attraction that springs up between them. (97 mins.)
Director: Josh Radnor
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
26.
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 10/10 X  
A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May 2011. (157 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
thomasengelman1997 rated this 10.
 
27.
Ted (2012)
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As the result of a childhood wish, John Bennett's teddy bear, Ted, came to life and has been by John's side ever since - a friendship that's tested when Lori, John's girlfriend of four years, wants more from their relationship. (106 mins.)
Director: Seth MacFarlane
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
28.
Glee (2009 TV Series)
Episode: Grilled Cheesus (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
Finn believes he sees the face of Jesus in a grilled cheese sandwich, and random events have the members of the Glee Club questioning religion and God. (44 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
29.
Struck by Lightning (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
A young man recounts the way he blackmailed his fellow classmates into contributing to his literary magazine. (90 mins.)
Director: Brian Dannelly
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
30.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
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An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed. (130 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
31.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
When Bane, a former member of the League of Shadows, plans to continue the work of Ra's al Ghul, the Dark Knight is forced to return after an eight year absence to stop him. (165 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
32.
The Dark Knight (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice. (152 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
33.
Inception (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
A thief who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO. (148 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
34.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring. (201 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
35.
Django Unchained (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. (165 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
36.
The Prestige (2006)
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Two stage magicians engage in competitive one-upmanship in an attempt to create the ultimate stage illusion. (130 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
37.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her nine-year-old son, John, from a more advanced cyborg, made out of liquid metal. (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
38.
Looper (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent into the past, where a hired gun awaits - someone like Joe - who one day learns the mob wants to 'close the loop' by sending back Joe's future self for assassination. (119 mins.)
Director: Rian Johnson
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
39.
The Matrix (1999)
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A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers. (136 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
40.
Gladiator (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge. (155 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
41.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims. (118 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
42.
The Departed (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
An undercover state cop who has infiltrated an Irish gang and a mole in the police force working for the same mob race to track down and identify each other before being exposed to the enemy, after both sides realize their outfit has a rat. (151 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
43.
The Usual Suspects (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup. (106 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
44.
Memento (2000)
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A man creates a strange system to help him remember things; so he can hunt for the murderer of his wife without his short-term memory loss being an obstacle. (113 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
45.
The Intouchables (2011)
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After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver. (112 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
46.
Léon: The Professional (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade. (110 mins.)
Director: Luc Besson
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
47.
American History X (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did. (119 mins.)
Director: Tony Kaye
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
48.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
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After a simple jewelery heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. (99 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
49.
Elephant (2003)
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Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent. (81 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
50.
Tiny Furniture (2010)
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About a recent college grad who returns home while she tries to figure out what to do with her life. (98 mins.)
Director: Lena Dunham
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
51.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
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A reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home - and the gold within it - from the dragon Smaug. (169 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
52.
The Hunger Games (2012)
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Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister's place in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death in which two teenagers from each of the twelve Districts of Panem are chosen at random to compete. (142 mins.)
Director: Gary Ross
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
53.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world. (102 mins.)
Director: Stephen Chbosky
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
54.
Cloud Atlas (2012)
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An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution. (172 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
55.
The Help (2011)
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An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis. (146 mins.)
Director: Tate Taylor
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
56.
Les Misérables (2012)
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In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives for ever. (158 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
57.
Jack Reacher (2012)
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A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims. (130 mins.)
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
58.
Rise of the Guardians (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world. (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Ramsey
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
59.
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources. (127 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.
 
60.
Promised Land (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1/10 X  
A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources. (106 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
thomasengelman1997 rated this 1.