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1. Pay It Forward (2000)

PG-13 | 123 min | Drama

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40 Metascore

A young boy attempts to make the world a better place after his teacher gives him that chance.

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Haley Joel Osment, Helen Hunt, Jay Mohr

Votes: 103,890 | Gross: $33.52M

2. Waterland (1992)

R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Tom Crick, a high school history teacher, is having trouble connecting - with his class, with his wife. He ventures into telling his class stories about his young adulthood in the Fens ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Sinéad Cusack, Ethan Hawke, Grant Warnock

Votes: 1,898 | Gross: $1.03M

3. The Celluloid Closet (1995)

R | 102 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Tony Curtis, Susie Bright, Arthur Laurents

Votes: 5,570 | Gross: $1.51M

4. 42 Up (1998 TV Movie)

139 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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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: 2,014 | Gross: $0.26M

5. It's Elementary: Talking About Gay Issues in School (1996)

80 min | Documentary

8.0
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The groundbreaking film that addresses anti-gay prejudice by providing adults with practical lessons on how to talk with children about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people. Part of The Respect for All Project.

Directors: Debra Chasnoff, Helen Cohen | Star: Bob Smith

Votes: 86

6. The Revisionaries (2012)

Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, History, News

7.0
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70 Metascore

The theory of evolution and a re-write of American history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed Creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America's most influential Board of Education.

Director: Scott Thurman | Stars: Don McLeroy, Kathy Miller, Jonathan Saenz, Stephanie Klenzendorf

Votes: 625 | Gross: $0.02M

7. CNN Tries to Convince the Nation That Being a Cuck Is Normal (2018 Video)

16 min | Short, News

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Vee discusses an article on CNN about cuckolding.

Star: Vee Monro

8. Al Fresco (1989 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy

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Director: Mario Andreacchio

9. Philippines, My Philippines (1989)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary

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Director: Chris Nash

10. Cinderellas of Sante Fe (2006)

77 min | Documentary

5.8
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CINDERELLAS OF SANTA FE is a documentary film that follows people who are highly educated and/or extremely creative and have been, or continue to be, recognized in their fields. However, ... See full summary »

Director: Vanessa Vassar | Stars: Rosemary Diaz, Susan Donatucci, Jenny Gabrielle, Fredrick Lopez

Votes: 8

11. Migrantes (1973)

10 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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Director João Batista de Andrade was filming a documentary about migrants coming from Northeast Brazil to São Paulo in search of a better living. His intention was to give voice to these ... See full summary »

Director: João Batista de Andrade

Votes: 7

12. O Último Garimpo (1984 Video)

23 min | Documentary, Short

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The daily routine of people who pick through trash, in the Sanitary Ground of the Alvarenga neighborhood, in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. Adults and children compete in this inhuman work, with no labor guarantees or safety.

Directors: Nélson Baltrusis, Waldir Martins

13. Celso and Cora (1983)

109 min | Documentary

6.4
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Australian feature length documentary about a poverty stricken family living in a squatter's dwelling in Manila, Phillipines. Doc is set during a three month period and tells the story of ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Kildea

Votes: 7

14. Why Study Social Studies? (1961)

10 min | Drama, Short

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"Father and Mother are leaders of the family government:" Betty's dad strings up everything on the breakfast table and thumbtacks it to a map where everything comes from. Then a twangy ... See full summary »

15. Morro da Conceição (2005)

85 min | Documentary

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Documentary about old people living on a hill downtown Rio de Janeiro called "Morro da Conceição", one of the oldest parts of the city. They tell stories about their lives, the city and the country.

Director: Cristiana Grumbach

Votes: 13

16. All in the Family (1971–1979)
Episode: Edith Writes a Song (1971)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

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Edith writes a poem and gets a letter from a company that wants to turn it into a song for only $30. Archie buys a "dog alarm" and a gun to protect the house all for only $60. The family ... See full summary »

Director: John Rich | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Sally Struthers

Votes: 108

17. The Joe Rogan Experience (2009– )
Episode: Owen Benjamin (2017)

Comedy, Talk-Show

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Stars: Joe Rogan, Owen Benjamin, Jamie Vernon

18. CBS Schoolbreak Special (1984–1996)
Episode: The War Between the Classes (1985)

Drama, Family, Romance

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Racial discrimination is examined when a social studies teacher assigns his students to play 'The Color Game', which divides the class into different social classes.

Director: Michael Toshiyuki Uno | Stars: Kale Browne, Jan Gan Boyd, Don Michael Paul, Robert Ito

Votes: 21

19. Food Revolution (2010–2011)
Episode: We're Going to Go Guerilla (2011)

TV-PG | 43 min | Reality-TV

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Jamie teaches students about the consequences of eating unhealthy foods.

Stars: Brady Barrett, Brandon Barrett, Denny Barrett, Rupi Boyd

Votes: 8