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1. Rescue Dawn (2006)

PG-13 | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.3
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77 Metascore

A U.S. fighter pilot's epic struggle of survival after being shot down on a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Christian Bale, Steve Zahn, Jeremy Davies, Zach Grenier

Votes: 91,727 | Gross: $5.49M

2. Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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53 Metascore

A battle-hardened American political consultant is sent to help re-elect a controversial president in Bolivia, where she must compete with a long-term rival working for another candidate.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Billy Bob Thornton, Anthony Mackie, Joaquim de Almeida

Votes: 17,455 | Gross: $7.00M

3. Grey Gardens (2009 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 104 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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The lives of Edith Bouvier Beale and her daughter Edith, aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

Director: Michael Sucsy | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Jessica Lange, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Ken Howard

Votes: 8,208

4. Rock the Kasbah (2015)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Music, War

5.5
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29 Metascore

A down-on-his-luck music manager discovers a teenage girl with an extraordinary voice while on a music tour in Afghanistan and takes her to Kabul to compete on the popular television show, Afghan Star.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Bill Murray, Leem Lubany, Zooey Deschanel, Bruce Willis

Votes: 8,727 | Gross: $2.98M

5. Party Monster (2003)

R | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.3
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36 Metascore

Based on the true story of Michael Alig, a Club Kid party organizer whose life was sent spiraling down when he bragged on television about killing his drug dealer and roommate.

Directors: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Wilson Cruz, Seth Green, Diana Scarwid

Votes: 13,608 | Gross: $0.73M

6. Catacombs (2007)

R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

4.6
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On her first trip to Paris, a young woman hits a party in the Catacombs, the 200-mile labyrinth of limestone tunnels under the city that's lined with the remains of 7 million people. ... See full summary »

Directors: Tomm Coker, David Elliot | Stars: Shannyn Sossamon, Pink, Emil Hostina, Sandi Dragoi

Votes: 7,680

7. RKO 281 (1999 TV Movie)

R | 86 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane (1941), despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.

Director: Benjamin Ross | Stars: Liev Schreiber, James Cromwell, Melanie Griffith, John Malkovich

Votes: 5,290

8. Life After People (2009– )

TV-PG | Documentary, Sci-Fi

7.6
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What would happen to planet earth if the human race were to suddenly disappear forever? Would ecosystems thrive? What remnants of our industrialized world would survive? What would crumble ... See full summary »

Stars: James Lurie, Steven S. Ross, Gordon Masterton, Tanya Wattenburg Komas

Votes: 1,028

9. Scared Straight! Another Story (1980 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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Director: Richard Michaels | Stars: Bob Bragg, Randy Brooks, Tony Burton, Linden Chiles

Votes: 42

10. Danger! 50,000 Zombies! (2004)

25 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

7.7
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Nick Frost presents a special spoof edition of his documentary "Danger! 50,000 Volts!" purely on the subject of the living dead.

Director: Jon Riley | Stars: Tony Bowden, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg, Peter Rnic

Votes: 644

11. Connections (1996 Video Game)

Adventure, History, Mystery

9.3
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FMV game based on science historian James Burke's classic documentary television series Connections. You're stuck in a virtual reality broken by a malevolent force. Follow Burke's instructions to find connected items and escape.

Director: Jeff Cretcher | Stars: Melinda Bach, James Burke, Alan Collett, John David

Votes: 7

12. Shulie (1997)

37 min | Short, Biography, Drama

7.2
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A shot-by-shot reenactment of an unreleased 1967 documentary portrait of SAIC student Shulamith Firestone, who, a few years later, would become a central figure in the rise of radical feminism.

Director: Elisabeth Subrin | Stars: Shulamith Firestone, Kim Soss, Elisabeth Subrin

Votes: 18

13. Nine Worlds (1996 Video Game)

K-A | Documentary, Family

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Join the narrator, Sir Patrick Stewart, who famously portrayed Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation TV series, in this interactive encyclopedic documentary about the Solar System and its planets.

Director: Sue Zemel | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Mary Kay Bergman, Dee Bradley Baker

14. Independent Lens (1999– )
Episode: Grey Gardens: From East Hampton to Broadway (2007)

50 min | Documentary

7.5
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This 50-minute documentary unfolds the creative journey of Albert Maysles' cult classic, GREY GARDENS - from non-fiction film to spectacularly mounted Broadway musical. Captured in the 1975... See full summary »

Stars: Anastasia Barzee, Matt Cavenaugh, Erin Davie, Christine Ebersole

Votes: 10