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1. Afternoon Delight (2013)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
Rachel is a quick-witted and lovable stay-at-home mom. Frustrated with the realities of preschool auctions, a lackluster sex life and career that's gone kaput, Rachel visits a strip club to... See full summary »
Votes: 8,415 | Gross: $0.17M
2. Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.
Votes: 18,434 | Gross: $0.39M
4. C.O.G. (2013)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
A cocky young man travels to Oregon to work on an apple farm. Out of his element, he finds his lifestyle and notions being picked apart by everyone who crosses his path.
Votes: 3,268 | Gross: $0.06M
5. Concussion (2013)
R | 96 min | Drama
After a blow to the head, Abby decides she can't do it anymore. Her life just can't be only about the house, the kids and the wife. She needs more: she needs to be Eleanor.
Votes: 3,473 | Gross: $0.04M
6. The Truth About Emanuel (2013)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Thriller
A troubled girl becomes preoccupied with her mysterious new neighbor, who bears a striking resemblance to her dead mother.
7. Fruitvale Station (2013)
R | 85 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
Votes: 63,950 | Gross: $16.10M
9. Kill Your Darlings (2013)
R | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.
Votes: 30,616 | Gross: $1.03M
10. The Lifeguard (2013)
R | 98 min | Drama, Romance
A former valedictorian quits her reporter job in New York and returns to the place she last felt happy: her childhood home in Connecticut. She gets work as a lifeguard and starts a dangerous relationship with a troubled teenager.
11. May in the Summer (2013)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama
High off the success of her first book and planning to marry ZIAD, her sensible, stable and studious fiance, MAY BRENNAN has it all. At least that's what she'd like people to believe. ... See full summary »
Votes: 623 | Gross: $0.02M
12. Mother of George (2013)
R | 107 min | Drama
Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, are having trouble conceiving a child - a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save or destroy her family.
Votes: 901 | Gross: $0.15M
13. The Spectacular Now (2013)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
Votes: 124,258 | Gross: $6.85M
14. Touchy Feely (2013)
R | 89 min | Drama
A massage therapist is unable to do her job when stricken with a mysterious and sudden aversion to bodily contact. Meanwhile, her uptight brother's floundering dental practice receives new life when clients seek out his healing touch.
Votes: 3,225 | Gross: $0.04M
15. The Kings of Summer (2013)
R | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Three teenage friends, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land.
Votes: 69,381 | Gross: $1.29M
16. Upstream Color (2013)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives.
Votes: 26,838 | Gross: $0.44M
R | 97 min | Documentary
A compelling portrait of the Occupy Wall Street movement. From personal stories to analysis of the big picture issues, supporters, participants and critics shed light on why and how this ... See full summary »
18. After Tiller (2013)
PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
After the assassination of Dr. George Tiller in Kansas in 2009, there are a limited number of doctors left in the country who provide third-trimester abortions for women. AFTER TILLER moves... See full summary »
Votes: 927 | Gross: $0.07M
19. Blood Brother (2013)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary
Documentarian visits best friend in India to see the mutual unconditional love that keeps his buddy bonded to a village hostel housing AIDS-afflicted children.
Votes: 1,502 | Gross: $0.12M
20. Cutie and the Boxer (2013)
R | 82 min | Documentary, Biography
This candid New York love story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed boxing painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Anxious to shed her role as her overbearing husband's assistant, Noriko finds an identity of her own.
Votes: 4,165 | Gross: $0.20M
21. Dirty Wars (2013)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America's expanding covert wars.
Votes: 8,458 | Gross: $0.38M
22. Gideon's Army (2013)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary
Follows three young, committed Public Defenders who are dedicated to working for the people society would rather forget. Long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads are so common that even the most committed often give up.
Director: Dawn Porter
24. Inequality for All (2013)
PG | 89 min | Documentary
A documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap.
Votes: 5,974 | Gross: $1.21M
25. Narco Cultura (2013)
R | 103 min | Documentary
To a growing number of Mexicans and Latinos in the Americas, narco traffickers have become iconic outlaws and the new models of fame and success. They represent a pathway out of the ghetto ... See full summary »
Director: Shaul Schwarz
Votes: 2,240 | Gross: $0.14M
26. Twenty Feet from Stardom (2013)
PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Music
Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.
Votes: 10,722 | Gross: $4.95M
27. Krugovi (2013)
112 min | Drama
The impact of a selfless deed of benevolence and heroism right in the middle of the raging Bosnian war inextricably intertwines the lives of five people who are still affected by its consequences, over a decade later.
28. Crystal Fairy y el cactus mágico (2013)
Not Rated | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
As Jamie travels in Chile, he invites an eccentric woman to join his group's quest to score a fabled hallucinogen, a move that finds him at odds with his new companion, until they drink the magic brew on a beach at the edge of the desert.
Votes: 7,230 | Gross: $0.19M
29. Il Futuro (2013)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama
When their parents die, Bianca starts to smoke and Tomas is still a virgin. The orphans explore the dangerous streets of adulthood until Bianca finds Maciste, a retired Mr. Universe, and enters his dark mansion in search of a future.
Votes: 872 | Gross: $0.01M
31. Jiseul (2012)
108 min | Drama, History, War
In 1950's, a populace of a South Korean island rebels against police brutality. The protesters are labeled as communists and the army is dispatched. One small village will be hit especially hard that day. Based on historical events.
32. Metro Manila (2013)
Not Rated | 115 min | Crime, Drama
Seeking a brighter future in megacity Manila, Oscar Ramirez and his family flee their impoverished life in the rice fields of the northern Philippines. But the sweltering capital's bustling... See full summary »
33. Un giorno devi andare (2013)
109 min | Drama
Painful family events lead Augusta to leave Italy. On a small boat, immersed in the Amazon Forest grandness, she begins a travel between Indios villages. From the favela to the isolation in the Forest, Augusta will go in search of herself.
35. Fire in the Blood (2013)
87 min | Documentary, History
An intricate tale of "medicine, monopoly and malice", FIRE IN THE BLOOD tells the story of how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments blocked access to low-cost AIDS drugs for the... See full summary »
Votes: 508 | Gross: $0.03M
36. The Moo Man (2013)
98 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
Modern British dairy farms must get bigger and bigger or go under but Farmer Stephen Hook decides to buck the trend. Instead he chooses to have a great relationship with his small herd of ... See full summary »
37. Pokazatelnyy protsess: Istoriya Pussy Riot (2013)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Three young women face seven years in a Russian prison for a satirical performance in a Moscow cathedral. But who is really on trial in a case that has gripped the nation and the world ... See full summary »
38. A River Changes Course (2013)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Drama
"We've worked so hard on this land," says Sav Samourn. "And now they've come to destroy it all. Sooner or later it will all be gone." In her directorial debut, award-winning filmmaker ... See full summary »
Director: Kalyanee Mam
39. The Summit (II) (2012)
R | 95 min | Documentary, Adventure
The story of the deadliest day on the world's most dangerous mountain, when 11 climbers mysteriously perished on K2.
Votes: 3,815 | Gross: $0.22M
40. Who is Dayani Cristal? (2013)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
An anonymous body in the Arizona desert sparks the beginning of a real-life human drama. The search for identity leads us back across a continent to seek out the people left behind and the meaning of a mysterious tattoo.
41. Blue Caprice (2013)
R | 93 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An abandoned boy is lured to America and drawn into the shadow of a dangerous father figure. Inspired by the real life events that led to the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks.
Votes: 5,004 | Gross: $0.09M
43. Escape from Tomorrow (2013)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
In a world of fake castles and anthropomorphic rodents, an epic battle begins when an unemployed father's sanity is challenged by a chance encounter with two underage girls on holiday.
Votes: 8,190 | Gross: $0.17M
44. I Used to Be Darker (2013)
Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Music
A runaway seeks refuge with her aunt and uncle in Baltimore and finds their marriage ending and her cousin in crisis. In the days that follow, the family struggles to let go of the past while searching for new things to hold onto.
Votes: 833 | Gross: $0.02M
45. It Felt Like Love (2013)
Unrated | 82 min | Drama
Lila wants to emulate the sexual exploits of her more experienced best friend. She fixates on a tough older guy who will "sleep with anyone" and tries to insert herself into his world, putting herself in a dangerously vulnerable situation.
Votes: 1,890 | Gross: $0.03M
46. American Milkshake (2013)
R | 83 min | Comedy
White teenager Jolie Jolson is trying to get on the high school basketball team, because Jolie thinks it will bring him one step closer to becoming the one thing that he is not: African-American.
48. Pit Stop (2013)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Romance
Recovering from an ill-fated affair with a married man, Gabe finds solace in the relationship he maintains with his ex-wife and daughter. On the other side of town, Ernesto evades life at ... See full summary »
49. A Teacher (2013)
Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Romance
A high school teacher in Austin, Texas has an affair with one of her students. Her life begins to unravel as the relationship comes to an end.
50. This Is Martin Bonner (2013)
R | 83 min | Drama