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1. Apollo 13 (I) (1995)

PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.6
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77 Metascore

NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise

Votes: 268,542 | Gross: $173.84M

2. Mommie Dearest (1981)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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55 Metascore

The abusive and traumatic adoptive upbringing of Christina Crawford at the hands of her mother, screen queen Joan Crawford, is depicted.

Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest, Howard Da Silva

Votes: 14,338 | Gross: $19.03M

3. The Last Czars (2019)

TV-MA | 45 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.3
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A Chronicled look at the fall of the Romanov dynasty in Russia.

Stars: Robert Jack, Susanna Herbert, Ben Cartwright, Oliver Dimsdale

Votes: 6,112

4. The 33 (2015)

PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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55 Metascore

Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days.

Director: Patricia Riggen | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santoro, Juliette Binoche, James Brolin

Votes: 35,746 | Gross: $12.19M

5. United 93 (2006)

R | 111 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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90 Metascore

A real-time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on September 11th, 2001 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.

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

Votes: 98,291 | Gross: $31.57M

6. Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

PG | 93 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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80 Metascore

Broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow looks to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: David Strathairn, George Clooney, Patricia Clarkson, Jeff Daniels

Votes: 94,050 | Gross: $31.50M

7. Close-Up (1990)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.3
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The true story of Hossain Sabzian, a cinephile who impersonated the director Mohsen Makhmalbaf to convince a family they would star in his so-called new film.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Hossain Sabzian, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Abolfazl Ahankhah, Mehrdad Ahankhah

Votes: 15,923 | Gross: $0.00M

8. Touching the Void (2003)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

8.0
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82 Metascore

The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Simon Yates, Joe Simpson, Brendan Mackey, Nicholas Aaron

Votes: 33,635 | Gross: $4.59M

9. Citizen X (1995 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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During the 1980s, Soviet authorities hunt for a serial killer who picks his victims in railway stations and commuter trains and lures them into the woods.

Director: Chris Gerolmo | Stars: Stephen Rea, Donald Sutherland, Max von Sydow, Jeffrey DeMunn

Votes: 17,871

10. Abducted in Plain Sight (2017)

TV-14 | 91 min | Documentary, Crime

6.8
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The twisting, turning, stranger-than-fiction true story of the Brobergs, a naive, church-going Idaho family that fell under the spell of a sociopathic neighbor with designs on their twelve-year-old daughter.

Director: Skye Borgman | Stars: Jan Broberg, Bob Broberg, Mary Ann Broberg, Susan Broberg

Votes: 15,639

11. Big Brother (II) (2000– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

5.4
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Contestants must compete against each other for a chance to win $500,000 in a house wired with cameras and microphones, capturing their every move for a TV and Internet audience.

Stars: Julie Chen Moonves, Clayton Halsey, Phil Proctor, Nicole Franzel

Votes: 9,671

12. I Shouldn't Be Alive (2005– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

8.1
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Re-enactments of real-life tales of human survival against the savage elements, dangerous climates and physical hazards.

Stars: Eric Meyers, Paul McGann, Greg Rasmussen, Mykel Hawke Pierce

Votes: 1,902

13. Sybil (1976)

198 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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A young woman whose childhood was so harrowing to her that she developed sixteen different personalities is treated by a doctor.

Stars: Joanne Woodward, Sally Field, Brad Davis, Martine Bartlett

Votes: 6,437

14. Beyond the Sky (2018)

Not Rated | 82 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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While shooting a documentary to expose the lies of alien abductees, a provocative filmmaker and his crew encounter a young woman with a dark secret who leads them to uncover a disturbing truth.

Director: Fulvio Sestito | Stars: Ryan Carnes, Jordan Danger, Claude Duhamel, Martin Sensmeier

Votes: 3,520

15. Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

PG-13 | 130 min | Drama, History

6.7
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A Mississippi district attorney and the widow of Medgar Evers struggle to finally bring a white racist to justice for the 1963 murder of the civil rights leader.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Alec Baldwin, James Woods, Whoopi Goldberg, Virginia Madsen

Votes: 10,094 | Gross: $13.05M

16. A Mighty Heart (2007)

R | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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74 Metascore

Mariane Pearl embarks on a frantic search to locate her journalist husband, Daniel, when he goes missing in Pakistan.

Director: Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Dan Futterman, Irrfan Khan, Archie Panjabi

Votes: 26,786 | Gross: $9.18M

17. BuzzFeed Unsolved: True Crime (2016– )

TV-MA | Documentary, Comedy, Crime

8.9
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Conspiracy theory enthusiast Ryan deep-dives into mysteries surrounding notorious unsolved crimes, in order to convince his dubious friend Shane that, sometimes, the evidence isn't always as it seems.

Stars: Ryan Bergara, Shane Madej, Brent Bennett, Daysha Edewi

Votes: 1,050

18. The Detectives (2018– )

60 min | Documentary, Crime

7.4
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This show delves in to true Canadian crime stories by speaking with the detectives that lead the charge and has well known Canadian actors portraying the events. It is a gripping crime ... See full summary »

Stars: James Tupper, Tammy Gillis, Daniel Stolfi, Zachary Amzallag

Votes: 296

19. I Know My First Name Is Steven (1989)

180 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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The harrowing true account of Steven Stayner, who was kidnapped by a perverted pseudo-priest and his lackey during the 1970s. As he gets older, he realizes that he needs to try to make an escape and get back home.

Stars: Cindy Pickett, John Ashton, Corin Nemec, Luke Edwards

Votes: 2,285

20. Demon House (2019)

TV-14 | 95 min | Documentary, Horror, Mystery

5.1
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Paranormal investigator Zak Bagans documents the most authenticated case of possession in American history.

Director: Zak Bagans | Stars: Adam Ahlbrandt, Zak Bagans, Matthew Mourgides, Barry Taff

Votes: 5,500

21. Blaze (1989)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama

6.0
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67 Metascore

A middle-aged Louisiana governor falls in love with a young stripper, which jeopardizes his political career and the radical policies which have made him a controversial figure.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Paul Newman, Lolita Davidovich, Jerry Hardin, Gailard Sartain

Votes: 3,567 | Gross: $19.13M

22. Too Young to Die? (1990 TV Movie)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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An abused 15-year-old is charged with a murder that carries the death penalty.

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Michael Tucker, Juliette Lewis, Brad Pitt, Alan Fudge

Votes: 3,683

23. Salaam Bombay! (1988)

Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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78 Metascore

The boy Krishna is abandoned by his mother at the Apollo Circus and she tells him that he can only return home when he can afford 500 rupees to pay for the bicycle of his brother that he ... See full summary »

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Shafiq Syed, Hansa Vithal, Chanda Sharma, Raghuvir Yadav

Votes: 8,616 | Gross: $2.08M

24. Battle in Seattle (2007)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, History

6.7
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54 Metascore

Activists arrive in Seattle, Washington en masse to protest a meeting of the World Trade Organization. Riots and chaos ensue as demonstrators successfully stop the WTO meetings.

Director: Stuart Townsend | Stars: André 3000, Jennifer Carpenter, Isaach De Bankolé, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 14,206 | Gross: $0.22M

25. The Boys of St. Vincent (1992 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama

7.5
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The true story of boys being sexually abused at their orphanage ran by a religious community in Newfoundland.

Director: John N. Smith | Stars: Henry Czerny, Johnny Morina, Brian Dooley, Philip Dinn

Votes: 1,580 | Gross: $0.20M

26. Howl (2010)

R | 84 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.7
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63 Metascore

As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: James Franco, Todd Rotondi, Jon Prescott, Aaron Tveit

Votes: 12,554 | Gross: $0.62M

27. Nanook of the North (1922)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

7.6
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In this silent predecessor to the modern documentary, film-maker Robert J. Flaherty spends one year following the lives of Nanook and his family, Inuits living in the Arctic Circle.

Director: Robert J. Flaherty | Stars: Allakariallak, Alice Nevalinga, Cunayou, Allegoo

Votes: 10,880

28. See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006)

180 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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A vivid drama which documents the notorious Moors murderers; Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.

Stars: Joanne Froggatt, Maxine Peake, Sean Harris, Matthew McNulty

Votes: 1,164

29. The St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1967)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.7
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Al Capone's Valentine's Day surprise for the rival Bugs Moran gang in 1929 Chicago.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Jason Robards, George Segal, Ralph Meeker, Jean Hale

Votes: 3,677

30. Unspeakable Acts (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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The story of child psychologists Dr. Laurie and Joseph Braga and their involvement in one of the worst child sex abuse scandals in the U.S.

Director: Linda Otto | Stars: Jill Clayburgh, Brad Davis, Sam Behrens, Gary Frank

Votes: 358

31. Hospital Central (2000–2012)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.5
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The work and lives of doctors and nurses in a Spanish hospital.

Stars: Antonio Zabálburu, Ángel Rouco, Marisol Rolandi, Fátima Baeza

Votes: 623

32. I AM PATRICK (2020)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

5.8
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I AM PATRICK peels back centuries of legend and myth to tell the true story of Saint Patrick. Through historical re-enactments, expert interviews and Patrick's own writings, experience the journey from man to saint.

Director: Jarrod Anderson | Stars: John Rhys-Davies, Moe Dunford, Toni O'Rourke, Seán T. Ó Meallaigh

Votes: 158

33. The Gamechangers (2015 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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The struggle of Houser's legal feud against American lawyer Jack Thompson, over the morality of the Grand Theft Auto video game series.

Director: Owen Harris | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Bill Paxton, Ryan Gage, Joe Dempsie

Votes: 2,282

34. Evilenko (2004)

Not Rated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.2
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A disgraced communist schoolteacher in Kiev becomes a brutal, unfeeling serial killer. Based on the crimes of Andrei Chikatilo.

Director: David Grieco | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Marton Csokas, Ronald Pickup, Frances Barber

Votes: 3,150

35. The Wildest Dream (2010)

PG | 94 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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57 Metascore

Uses astonishing visuals to tell the intersecting stories of George Mallory, the first man to attempt a summit of Mount Everest, and Conrad Anker, the mountaineer who finds Mallory's frozen remains 75 years later.

Director: Anthony Geffen | Stars: Conrad Anker, Susan Robertson, Robert Macfarlane, Peter Gillman

Votes: 2,379 | Gross: $0.87M

36. 42 Up (1998 TV Movie)

139 min | Documentary, Biography

8.2
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86 Metascore

Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Bruce Balden, Jacqueline Bassett, Symon Basterfield, Andrew Brackfield

Votes: 2,435 | Gross: $0.26M

37. The Invisibles (2017)

110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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60 Metascore

While Joseph Goebbels infamously declared Berlin "free of Jews" in 1943, 1,700 managed to survive in the Nazi capital through the end of WWII. The Invisibles traces the stories of four young people who learned to hide in plain sight.

Director: Claus Räfle | Stars: Max Mauff, Alice Dwyer, Ruby O. Fee, Aaron Altaras

Votes: 1,140 | Gross: $0.41M

38. Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 192 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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The real-life story of the Peoples Temple cult led by Reverend Jim Jones and the events involving its move to Guyana and its eventual mass suicide.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Powers Boothe, Ned Beatty, Irene Cara, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 1,322

39. Calendar Girl Murders (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.7
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Millionaire Richard Trainor is celebrating the fact that his new calendar featuring twelve nude woman is a huge success. However the party is ruined when Miss January is pushed off a ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Sharon Stone, Barbara Bosson, Robert Beltran

Votes: 587

40. Project U.F.O. (1978–1979)

60 min | Sci-Fi

7.4
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Two agents of the U.S. Government's Project Blue Book project investigate sightings of extraterrestrials and unidentified flying objects.

Stars: Caskey Swaim, Edward Winter, William Jordan, Aldine King

Votes: 350

41. Fear of a Black Hat (1993)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Music

7.2
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62 Metascore

A mockumentary chronicling the rise and fall of NWH, a not particularly talented--or particularly bright but always controversial--hip-hop group.

Director: Rusty Cundieff | Stars: Larry B. Scott, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Rusty Cundieff, Kasi Lemmons

Votes: 3,845 | Gross: $0.24M

42. Victoria & Albert (2001)

200 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and eighteen-year-old Victoria's ascension to ... See full summary »

Stars: Victoria Hamilton, Jonathan Firth, James Callis, Diana Rigg

Votes: 941

43. Scotland Yard (1960– )

Drama

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Each episode is based on a true crime case with the names changed.

Stars: Geoffrey Matthews, Brian Vaughan, Ewan MacDuff, Humphrey Heathcote

Votes: 36

44. No Child of Mine (1997 TV Movie)

82 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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A British schoolgirl struggles to come to terms with the horrific and disgusting sexual abuse inflicted upon her by the adults in her life. When she resorts to self-harm to escape her troubles, a caring teacher tries to get her some help.

Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Brooke Kinsella, Colin Salmon, Billy Geraghty, Sharon Small

Votes: 473

45. John and Yoko: A Love Story (1985 TV Movie)

180 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.0
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Details the lives of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, from before their first meeting to their rise to stardom.

Director: Sandor Stern | Stars: Mark McGann, Kim Miyori, Kenneth Price, Peter Capaldi

Votes: 193

46. Rescue 911 (1989–1996)

60 min | Documentary

7.5
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William Shatner hosts this television show, featuring dramatic reenactments of situations leading to emergency calls to 9-1-1.

Stars: William Shatner, David Teschendorf, Gene Babb, Ken Parham

Votes: 887

47. October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1927)

95 min | Drama, History

7.5
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A large-scale view on the events of 1917 in Russia, when the monarchy was overthrown.

Directors: Grigoriy Aleksandrov, Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Boris Livanov, Nikolay Popov, Vasili Nikandrov, Layaschenko

Votes: 7,037

48. The Road to Guantanamo (2006)

R | 95 min | Drama, War

7.4
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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

Votes: 11,095 | Gross: $0.32M

49. Jonestown: Paradise Lost (2007 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.2
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Cult leader Jim Jones leads his followers to a mass-suicide.

Director: Tim Wolochatiuk | Stars: Ted Biggs, Stephan Jones, Vernon Gosney, Tim Reiterman

Votes: 998

50. The New Detectives: Case Studies in Forensic Science (1996–2005)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Crime

7.7
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True stories of crime investigations using forensic science.

Stars: Gene Galusha, Frank McCaffrey, Nick Pizzillo, Lana Quinn

Votes: 480



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