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1. Erin Brockovich (2000)
R | 131 min | Biography, Drama
An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply.
Votes: 178,612 | Gross: $125.60M
3. Inherent Vice (2014)
R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.
Votes: 96,517 | Gross: $8.11M
4. The Insider (1999)
R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A research chemist comes under personal and professional attack when he decides to appear in a 60 Minutes exposé on Big Tobacco.
Votes: 161,765 | Gross: $28.97M
5. Fast Food Nation (2006)
R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama
An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well.
Votes: 23,413 | Gross: $1.00M
6. Unspeakable (2019)
TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, History
The drama chronicles the emergence of HIV and Hepatitis C in Canada in the early '80s and the tragedy that followed when thousands were unnecessarily infected by tainted blood.
9. Miss Evers' Boys (1997 TV Movie)
PG | 118 min | Drama, War
The true story of the U.S. Government's 1932 Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment, in which a group of black test subjects were allowed to die, despite a cure having been developed.
11. The Plague (1992)
R | 148 min | Drama
In the 1990s, a South American city is rocked by the imminent outbreak of a plague. While many attempt to flee the city, Dr. Bernard Rieux sends his sick wife away and does his best to care... See full summary »
12. The House I Live In (2012)
Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary
From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.
Votes: 5,181 | Gross: $0.21M
13. Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011)
Not Rated | 161 min | Documentary
A feature length documentary work which presents a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world society.
14. 75 (2017)
97 min | Crime, Drama
A crash victim, a housewife and two repressed teens are connected by hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against heroin in Cincinnati.
15. Atomic Homefront (2017)
TV-14 | 100 min | Documentary
A terrifying look at the corruption that's destroying our nation and our planet. This should shake every American citizen. Citizens of an American city fight back against corruption and greed and try to save their own lives.
16. Someone I Touched (1975 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Drama
A woman learns that her husband has been unfaithful and that he has acquired a venereal disease. Then she learns that, after years of trying, she is finally pregnant.
18. The First Secret City (2015)
105 min | Documentary
Before the creation of the secret cities of Los Alamos, Oak Ridge and Hanford, the Manhattan Project hired the Mallinckrodt Chemical Works of St. Louis to refine the first uranium used in ... See full summary »
25. The Last Cigarette (I) (1999)
82 min | Documentary
In 1994, the Health and Environment Subcommittee of the US Congress, chaired by Henry Waxman (D-California), held a hearing on tobacco products and health. Excerpts from the hearing, where ... See full summary »
Votes: 99 | Gross: $0.00M
26. Unnatural Causes (2008– )
"Why do some of us get sicker more often and die sooner, and what causes us to become sick in the first place? This limited series explores the apparent link between a person's health and ... See full summary »
29. Maralinga Tjarutja (2020 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary, History
When the dust settles, culture remains...The Maralinga people survive aggressive colonisation, including dispossession to enable atomic testing, and through their tenacious spirit and cultural strength fight to retain their country.
32. The Subjection (2010)
87 min | Documentary
Documentary in which director Stefan Jarl has a blood test performed on himself to show the "chemical burden" of trace chemicals in the blood of all people born since World War II.
34. Thirst for Justice (2019)
70 min | Documentary
In the spring of 2015, residents from two separate communities enlist the help of scientists to prove their suspicions that their water had become dangerously contaminated. Now they are fighting back.
35. Sweet Misery: A Poisoned World (2004 Video)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Narrator Cori Brackett had a strange cause-and-effect experience with the diet cokes she was drinking and quickly found herself disabled and diagnosed with MS. Slowly able to walk and speak... See full summary »
37. Different Moms (1999)
60 min | Documentary
Each year, mothers with mental impairment give birth to an estimated 120,000 children. Approximately half of these children remain with the mother. "Different Moms" briefly documents the ... See full summary »
41. The Sterilization of Leilani Muir (1996)
This film deals with one woman's attempt to sue the government of the Canadian province of Alberta for sterilizing her against her will because she was considered a "mental defective". In ... See full summary »
8 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
The comparison of two rural families to demonstrate the need for proper hygiene and the consequences of its neglect.
Director: James Algar
43. The Stud (1970)
90 min | Comedy
In a small Mediterranean port, Lionel, a kind-hearted athlete, saves a young woman in dire straits who was about to kill herself. He is assisted by William Chaminade, a vet whose business ... See full summary »
46. The Way You Make Me Feel (I) (2018)
55 min | Documentary
A portrait of two powerful figures in Britain with their life story presenting controversial and contemporary issues: mental health, cosmetic surgery and the use of testosterone.
48. Silent Storm (2003)
90 min | Documentary, History
In 2001 tons of ashed human bones were found in Melbourne, contaminated by Strontium 90, a toxic residue of nuclear weapon tests in Australia and around the world.
49. Fruits of Our Labour (2015)
45 min | Documentary, Drama, Music
This "docudrama" is intended to educationally and artistically illuminate the issue of food and nutrition in three selected countries. In so doing it focuses urban settings.
50. 1919/COVID-19: Honor the Struggles (2020)
2 min | Short
"May our fight against novel Coronavirus / COVID-19 honor the struggles of those who came before us. Be strong. Be safe. Be well." A mini-film/public service announcement sponsored by Bold World / ReelNATION [us].
Director: Ruth Rachel Anderson-Avraham