With Gotham Film and Media Institute (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Requiem for a Dream (2000)

R | 102 min | Drama

8.3
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68 Metascore

The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans

Votes: 802,460 | Gross: $3.64M

2. Slacker (1990)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

A day in the life of Austin, Texas as the camera roams from place to place and provides a brief look at the overeducated, the social misfits, the outcasts and the oddballs.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Richard Linklater, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine, Jan Hockey

Votes: 21,003 | Gross: $1.23M

3. Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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76 Metascore

A lonely shoe salesman and an eccentric performance artist struggle to connect in this unique take on contemporary life.

Director: Miranda July | Stars: John Hawkes, Miranda July, Miles Thompson, Brandon Ratcliff

Votes: 36,065 | Gross: $3.89M

4. The Century of the Self (2002)

235 min | Documentary

8.8
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80 Metascore

A documentary about the rise of psychoanalysis as a powerful means of persuasion for both governments and corporations.

Stars: Adam Curtis, Ann Bernays, Robert Reich, Alfred Pritz

Votes: 5,666

5. King Jack (2015)

Not Rated | 81 min | Adventure, Drama

7.0
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72 Metascore

An underprivileged teenager bonds with his young cousin while facing off against a vicious bully.

Director: Felix Thompson | Stars: Charlie Plummer, Cory Nichols, Christian Madsen, Danny Flaherty

Votes: 3,183

6. Claire Dolan (1998)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.8
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56 Metascore

A high-priced call girl, shocked by her mother's death, decides to get out of the business and have a baby. The steps that she takes to free herself from her pimp and find a father for the baby are the central story of this movie.

Director: Lodge Kerrigan | Stars: Katrin Cartlidge, Vincent D'Onofrio, Colm Meaney, Patrick Husted

Votes: 1,338 | Gross: $0.01M

7. Hale County This Morning, This Evening (2018)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

6.4
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85 Metascore

A kaleidoscopic and humanistic view of the Black community in Hale County, Alabama.

Director: RaMell Ross | Stars: Latrenda 'Boosie' Ash, Quincy Bryant, Daniel Collins, RaMell Ross

Votes: 1,955 | Gross: $0.11M

8. Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane (1998)

R | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.3
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A Cherry Pontiac Lemans Convertible...Two Days...Two-Hundred & Fifty Grand. When your lemon lot hits the skids you glom the gig no matter what the smell. For Bob and Sid, two slicked-back ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Carnahan | Stars: Mike Maas, Nick Fenske, Mark Priolo, Joe Carnahan

Votes: 1,106 | Gross: $0.01M

9. Off the Black (2006)

R | 90 min | Drama

6.6
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62 Metascore

An aging, disillusioned alcoholic (Nolte) gets a younger friend (Morgan) and wants him to pose as his son at a school reunion.

Director: James Ponsoldt | Stars: Nick Nolte, Trevor Morgan, Timothy Hutton, Rosemarie DeWitt

Votes: 1,428 | Gross: $0.02M

10. Cinemania (2002)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary

7.1
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67 Metascore

This documentary about the culture of intense cinephilia in New York City reveals the impassioned world of five obsessed movie buffs. The filmmakers expose this delightfully deranged cult ... See full summary »

Directors: Angela Christlieb, Stephen Kijak | Stars: Jack Angstreich, Eric Chadbourne, Bill Heidbreder, Roberta Hill

Votes: 2,287 | Gross: $0.01M

11. The Cats of Mirikitani (2006)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary

8.2
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73 Metascore

Documentary about red-beret-ed Jimmy Mirikitani, a feisty painter working and living on the street, near the World Trade Center, when 9/11 devastates the neighborhood. A nearby film editor,... See full summary »

Director: Linda Hattendorf | Stars: Linda Hattendorf, Jimmy Mirikitani

Votes: 733

12. The Dream Catcher (1999)

99 min | Drama

6.8
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61 Metascore

An abandoned teen jumps a freight train in Philadelphia intent on reaching his uncle in Indiana, whom he believes will help him with financial difficulties including a pregnant girlfriend. ... See full summary »

Director: Ed Radtke | Stars: Maurice Compte, Paddy Connor, Jeanne Heaton, Patrick Shining Elk

Votes: 589

13. Showboy (2002)

Unrated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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37 Metascore

Fired from a TV show, a writer looks into becoming a chorus boy while a documentary crew follows his efforts.

Directors: Lindy Heymann, Christian Taylor | Stars: Christian Taylor, Lindy Heymann, Joe Daley, Erich Miller

Votes: 332 | Gross: $0.01M

14. How I Got Lost (2009)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama

5.4
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Two friends deal with loss amidst events bigger than them. Andrew is the friend we all have, the one who convinces you to come along despite your better judgment. Talented but with ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Leonard | Stars: Aaron Stanford, Keith Boyd, Takisha Boyd, Jacob Fishel

Votes: 294 | Gross: $0.06M

15. The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (1998)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.7
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75 Metascore

The life and career of Hank Greenberg, the first major Jewish baseball star in the Major Leagues.

Director: Aviva Kempner | Stars: Reeve Brenner, Hank Greenberg, Walter Matthau, Alan Dershowitz

Votes: 791 | Gross: $1.70M

16. Vegas Baby (2016)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary

6.1
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Some think an in vitro fertilization contest sounds crazy, but countless Americans desperate to start a family believe this social media experiment is their only hope.

Director: Amanda Micheli | Stars: Athena Reich, Phoenix Reich

Votes: 122

18. King Kongs Faust (1985)

80 min | Comedy

7.0
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Berlin Film Fest 1984. The best place for every cinema fan. Everyone wants to be in on the festival, but that may be really difficult, if one has no accreditation. Also Journalist Matthies ... See full summary »

Director: Heiner Stadler | Stars: Leonard Lansink, Werner Grassmann, Heinz Van Nouhuys, Wolfgang Längsfeld

Votes: 28

19. Bloodshed (2005)

82 min | Horror, Thriller

3.3
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In a small town, the bully Luke and the troublemaker son of the sheriff Rodney are very aggressive with the outcast Frank and his moron brother Donnie while dating the waitresses Katie and ... See full summary »

Director: Jim McMahon | Stars: Íce Mrozek, Shana Lee Klisanin, Christopher Childs, Shannon Laine

Votes: 225

20. Takeover (2021)

37 min | Documentary, Short

8.5
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In 1970, a group of young Puerto Rican activists took over a decrepit hospital in New York City, launching a battle for their lives, their community, and health care for all.

Director: Emma Francis-Snyder | Stars: Juan Gonzalez, Felipe Luciano, Miguel Melendez, Iris Morales

Votes: 16

21. Waiting for Hockney (2008)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

6.5
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A young working class Baltimore man spends 10 years on a single portrait, believing it is his means to fame and fortune. But he also believes that only one man can lead him there---the ... See full summary »

Director: Julie Checkoway | Stars: Billy Pappas, Larry Link, Cookie Pappas, Bill Schulte

Votes: 143

22. Go to Hell (1999)

Unrated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

4.1
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A tabloid News Journalist has his soul stolen and must go to Hell to steal it back.

Director: Michael J. Heagle | Stars: A-Man, Todd Anderson, William S. Anstedt, Laura Atneosen

Votes: 152

23. Girl Crazy (1994)

PG | 87 min | Romance

5.7
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Throughout his life, Tommy McIntosh has surrounded himself with women. No matter the type, he loves them all. But when one of his lovers, Rachel, finds out about his multiple relationships,... See full summary »

Director: Richard Dutcher | Stars: Richard Dutcher, Linda Bon, Tim Hansen, Kiki Margiotta

Votes: 21

24. The 2001 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (2001 TV Special)

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Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: John Waters, Joan Allen, Mini Anden, Allison Anders

Votes: 228

25. The 2002 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (2002 TV Special)

150 min | Documentary

5.3
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Director: Chris Donovan | Stars: John Waters, Lauren Ambrose, Gillian Anderson, Rene Bastian

Votes: 79

26. Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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Chronicles the last great American showman, filmmaker William Castle, a master of ballyhoo who became a brand name in movie horror with his outrageous audience participation gimmicks.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Forrest J. Ackerman, John Badham, Diane Baker, Sidney D. Balkin

Votes: 638

27. Cigarette Candy (2009)

13 min | Short

6.6
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A traumatized teenage marine forms an unlikely bond with a rebellious young girl at his homecoming party.

Director: Lauren Wolkstein | Stars: Jon Orsini, Lee Burkett, Thompson B. Crozier, Richard Mark Jordan

Votes: 103

28. Still Water (2008)

12 min | Short, Drama

7.0
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Director: Elina Fessa | Stars: Dioni Kourtaki, Yiorgos Koutsogiannis, Nikol Kokkinou, Sofia Gavala

Votes: 5

29. Lunar Landing (2008)

12 min | Short, Crime

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Con-artist couple Daisy and Carl live on the road, duping old people out of their savings. Carl loves nothing more than life in the fast lane, the action of pulling off a score. Daisy fears her secret may ruin everything.

Director: Ken Kristensen | Stars: Stephanie Michels, Claudia Robinson, Randy Ryan

30. IFP's Independent Filmmaker Conference (2007 Video)

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Exclusive interviews and talks with Filmmakers and Industry Professionals that took part in the Panels at the IFP Filmmaker Conference in 2007. Used as a promotional video as well as ... See full summary »

Director: Maia Monasterios | Stars: Mark Ankner, Bill Block, Peter Broderick, Karin Chien

31. The 1987 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (1987 TV Special)

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Stars: Isabella Rossellini, David Anspaugh, Fred C. Caruso, John Daly

Votes: 23

32. Independent Focus (1998–1999)

30 min | Talk-Show

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Film critic Elvis Mitchell interviews celebrities.

Star: Elvis Mitchell

Votes: 12

33. American Playhouse (1980–1994)
Episode: Waiting for the Moon (1987)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Sundance prizewinner. Fictionalized portrait of one of history's great literary couples: Stein & Toklas. Summer 1930s France, Alice tends to ailing Gertrude; they visit Fernande Olivier, ... See full summary »

Director: Jill Godmilow | Stars: Linda Hunt, Linda Bassett, Jacques Boudet, Andrew McCarthy

Votes: 194 | Gross: $0.75M

34. Screen Wars (2005– )
Episode: Episode #2.1 (2007)

28 min

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Opening Homage to Se7en and three films: REASON directed by Bivas Biswas, WET directed by Eric Ryan and I'M NOT CRAZY directed by Brock H. Brown.

Directors: Todd Anderson, Paul DeNigris | Stars: Amanda Melby, Laura Durant, Dean Matthew Ronalds


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