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2. The Incredibles (2004)
PG | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
While trying to lead a quiet suburban life, a family of undercover superheroes are forced into action to save the world.
Votes: 735,728 | Gross: $261.44M
3. School Ties (1992)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama
In 1959, a star quarterback from a working-class family is given an opportunity to attend an elite New England preparatory school, but he is conflicted about whether or not to tell his Evangelical classmates that he is Jewish.
Votes: 25,006 | Gross: $14.72M
4. The Thing (I) (2011)
R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson.
Votes: 133,870 | Gross: $16.93M
5. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The Borg travel back in time intent on preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed.
Votes: 126,227 | Gross: $92.00M
6. Videodrome (1983)
R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A programmer at a TV station that specializes in adult entertainment searches for the producers of a dangerous and bizarre broadcast.
Votes: 94,727 | Gross: $2.12M
8. Splinter (I) (2008)
R | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Trapped in an isolated gas station by a voracious Splinter parasite that transforms its still-living victims into deadly hosts, a young couple and an escaped convict must find a way to work together to survive this primal terror.
9. Australia (2008)
PG-13 | 165 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Set in northern Australia before WWII, an Englishwoman who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving landscapes.
Votes: 125,486 | Gross: $49.55M
10. Leviathan (1989)
R | 98 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery
Perched on the hull of a wrecked Soviet freighter, a team of deep-sea miners led by head oceanographer Steven Beck comes face to face with a mutant creature that's the product of a failed genetic experiment.
Votes: 21,297 | Gross: $15.70M
11. Antebellum (2020)
R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Successful author Veronica Henley finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality and must uncover the mind-bending mystery before it's too late.
12. Phenomena (1985)
R | 116 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A young girl who has an amazing ability to communicate with insects is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
15. Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 133 min | Drama, History, Western
A historic chronicle based on the book by Dee Brown explains how Native Americans were displaced as the United States expanded west.
16. Indian Horse (2017)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Sport
Follows the life of Native Canadian Saul Indian Horse as he survives residential school and life amongst the racism of the 1970s. A talented hockey player, Saul must find his own path as he battles stereotypes and alcoholism.
Votes: 2,284 | Gross: $1.95M
18. Meet the Applegates (1990)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Modelling themselves after an idyllic cookie-cutter suburban 1950s family, a colony of insects move from South America into the United States with the intent of getting access to the nation's nuclear resources.
Votes: 2,448 | Gross: $0.49M
19. Outsourced (2006)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After his entire department is outsourced, an American novelty products salesman (Hamilton) heads to India to train his replacement.
Votes: 11,879 | Gross: $0.16M
24. Growing Up Smith (2015)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In 1979, an Indian family moves to America with hopes of living the American Dream. While their 10-year-old boy Smith falls head-over-heels for the girl next door, his desire to become a "good old boy" propels him further away from his family's ideals than ever before.
Votes: 1,297 | Gross: $0.01M
25. Unholy Women (2006)
107 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
When Val is released from prison, she's determined to make a new life for herself. But the criminal underworld won't let her go that easily, and her former boss won't stop until she's paid her debt - with blood.
27. Rockford (1999)
102 min | Comedy, Drama
The movie chronicles the arrival of a (Hindu) student to a strict all-boys Christian boarding school in India and his assimilation into the school. The change is quite dramatic to the ... See full summary »
28. Anne Frank Remembered (1995)
PG | 117 min | Documentary, Biography, War
Using previously unreleased archival material in addition to contemporary interviews, this academy award-winning documentary tells the story of the Frank family and presents the first ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,211 | Gross: $1.31M
30. Let's Go Jets (2017)
121 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Hikari Tomonaga (Suzu Hirose) enrolls at Fukui Chuo High School, and joins its cheer dance club for the sole reason of cheering on a boy she has known from their junior high days. However, ... See full summary »
32. Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (2005 Video)
62 min | Documentary
Based on the forthcoming book by Pepi Leistyna, Class Dismissed navigates the steady stream of narrow working class representations from American television's beginnings to today's sitcoms,... See full summary »
33. The Chaos Engine (1993 Video Game)
In 19th century Britain, a baron learns from a marooned time traveler how to create artificial intelligence. Unfortunately, the A.I. goes insane and attacks humanity. Now only mercs can stop it in this classic steampunk top down shooter.
34. America So Beautiful (2001)
91 min | Drama
America So Beautiful follows the odyssey of a group of Iranian Immigrants in Los Angeles, trying to find their place in America amidst the unfolding of the 1979 Iran hostage crises. ... See full summary »
38. Star Trek: Armada II (2001 Video Game)
E | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Borg have been spotted in Federation space using a new vessel employed to assimilate planetary surfaces. The Cardassian Union is becoming increasingly aggressive, and the Klingons are growing tired of their role as peacekeepers.
39. My Survival as an Aboriginal (1979)
49 min | Documentary, History
The movie delves beneath surface appearances to reveal a strong resistance to assimilation and loss of identity, as the late Essie Coffey, a Murrawarri woman, takes us into the Aboriginal struggle for survival.
40. A koppányi aga testamentuma (1967)
92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The story is placed in the 16th century, during the Turkish oppression of Hungary. Laszlo Babocsai, a young Hungarian warrior defeats Oglu, the Turkish agha of the Koppány nahiyah (today: ... See full summary »
72 min | Documentary, War
A war of national liberation or a war against terrorism? Film-maker and acclaimed freelance journalist Kevin McKiernan poses this question at the outset of this stirring, provocative film ... See full summary »
43. Savage (IV) (2009)
6 min | Short, Drama, Musical
On a summer day in the 1950s, a native Cree girl watches the countryside go by from the backseat of a car. A woman at her kitchen table sings a lullaby in her Cree language. When the girl ... See full summary »
44. Welcome to Unity (2018)
94 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
In a sleepy mountain town nestled in rural America, seven foreign exchange students set out to tackle the 'American Dream'.
48. The Statue (2019)
16 min | Short, Comedy, Family
Kids Comedy. A recently immigrated 2nd grader struggles with his new life that only becomes more challenging when his dance teacher casts him in the class play.
50. Curd (2019)
7 min | Short, Drama
Hira is visiting her son in the US, feels trapped in her house and struggles with the alien culture and language. Following a botched dinner preparation, Hira is compelled to take her first steps towards assimilation.