Montclair Film Festival, 2017

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1. Abacus: Small Enough to Jail (2016)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

7.6
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73 Metascore

A small financial institution called Abacus becomes the only company criminally indicted in the wake of the United States' 2008 mortgage crisis.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Neil Barofsky, Ti-Hua Chang, Margaret Colin, Justin Deas

Votes: 362 | Gross: $0.10M

2. ACORN and the Firestorm (2017)

84 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.6
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A hidden-camera video involving a fake prostitute threatens to destroy ACORN, America's largest grassroots anti-poverty organization. World Premiere Tribeca Film Festival.

Directors: Reuben Atlas, Samuel D. Pollard

Votes: 64

3. Powidoki (2016)

98 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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75 Metascore

The story of charismatic painter Wladyslaw Strzeminski, who opposed social realism and maintained his own artistic freedom in spite of political obstacles.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Boguslaw Linda, Aleksandra Justa, Bronislawa Zamachowska, Zofia Wichlacz

Votes: 1,402 | Gross: $0.03M

4. All We Need Is Another Chance (2017)

72 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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After cutting a hit record behind bars in an infamous maximum-security prison, a young man becomes a beacon of hope and a legend among inmates.

Director: Corbett Jones

5. Arena (1975– )
Episode: The American Epic Sessions (2016)

117 min | Documentary

9.0
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On the 90th anniversary of its construction, a team of dedicated filmmakers rebuilds America's original electric recording device - and captures "lightning-in-a-bottle" single-take performances from some of today's top musicians.

Director: Bernard MacMahon | Stars: Jack White, Nas, Elton John, Alabama Shakes

Votes: 28

6. American Veteran (2017)

70 min | Documentary, Drama, War

8.0
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A documentary following Army Sergeant Nick Mendes as he adapts to life after surviving a massive improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.

Directors: Julie Cohen, Julie Cohen

Votes: 9

7. Avenues (2017)

Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Add a Plot

Director: Michael Angarano | Stars: Michael Angarano, Nicholas Braun, Adelaide Clemens, Brian Geraghty

Votes: 7

8. Band Aid (I) (2017)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.7
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67 Metascore

A couple who can't stop fighting embark on a last-ditch effort to save their marriage: turning their fights into songs and starting a band.

Director: Zoe Lister-Jones | Stars: Zoe Lister-Jones, Adam Pally, Fred Armisen, Susie Essman

Votes: 2,486 | Gross: $0.24M

9. Beach Rats (2017)

R | 98 min | Drama

6.5
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78 Metascore

A Brooklyn teenager spends his days experimenting with drugs and looking online for older men to meet with.

Director: Eliza Hittman | Stars: Harris Dickinson, Madeline Weinstein, Kate Hodge, Neal Huff

Votes: 2,835 | Gross: $0.47M

10. Bending the Arc (2017)

102 min | Documentary

7.9
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80 Metascore

The extraordinary doctors and activists whose work 30 years ago to save lives in a rural Haitian village grew into a global battle in the halls of power for the right to health for all.

Directors: Kief Davidson, Pedro Kos | Stars: Paul Farmer, Ophelia Dahl, Jim Yong Kim, Jaime Bayona

Votes: 63 | Gross: $0.01M

11. Bill Nye: Science Guy (2017)

101 min | Documentary

4.5
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73 Metascore

A famous television personality struggles to restore science to its rightful place in a world hostile to evidence and reason.

Directors: David Alvarado, Jason Sussberg | Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye, Ann Druyan, Heather Berlin

Votes: 275 | Gross: $0.06M

12. Blame (I) (2017)

100 min | Drama

7.4
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A drama teacher's taboo relationship with an unstable student strikes a nerve in her jealous classmate, sparking a vengeful chain of events within their suburban high school that draws parallels to 'The Crucible'.

Director: Quinn Shephard | Stars: Quinn Shephard, Chris Messina, Nadia Alexander, Trieste Kelly Dunn

Votes: 88

13. Brave New Jersey (2016)

TV-MA | 86 min | Comedy

5.2
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45 Metascore

A comedy about a small New Jersey town on the night of Orson Welles' legendary 1938 "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast, which led millions of listeners to believe the U.S. was being invaded by Martians.

Director: Jody Lambert | Stars: Evan Jonigkeit, Anna Camp, Heather Burns, Raymond J. Barry

Votes: 186 | Gross: $0.01M

14. Brimstone & Glory (2017)

67 min | Documentary

7.7
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70 Metascore

Ecstatic ritual, danger and the absolute beauty of fireworks.

Director: Viktor Jakovleski

Votes: 81 | Gross: $0.03M

15. Burden (IV) (2016)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography

6.8
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72 Metascore

A probing portrait of Chris Burden, an artist who took creative expression to the limits and risked his life in the name of art.

Directors: Richard Dewey, Timothy Marrinan | Stars: Chris Burden, Marina Abramovic, Vito Acconci, Larry Bell

Votes: 114 | Gross: $0.02M

16. Casting JonBenet (2017)

TV-14 | 80 min | Documentary

6.1
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74 Metascore

The unsolved death of six-year-old American beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey remains the world's most sensational child murder case. Over 15 months, responses, reflections and performances were... See full summary »

Director: Kitty Green | Stars: Hannah Cagwin, Aeona Cruz, Liv Bagley, Shylee Sagle

Votes: 2,808

17. Chavela (2017)

Unrated | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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68 Metascore

The life of pioneering singer Chavela Vargas, from her birth in Costa Rica in 1919 to her death in Mexico in 2012.

Directors: Catherine Gund, Daresha Kyi | Stars: Pedro Almodóvar, Elena Benarroch, Miguel Bosé, Liliana Felipe

Votes: 187 | Gross: $0.14M

18. Chuck (2016)

R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.5
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68 Metascore

A drama inspired by the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner.

Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Sadie Sink, Naomi Watts, Ron Perlman

Votes: 2,404 | Gross: $0.32M

19. The Cinema Travellers (2016)

96 min | Documentary

7.6
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Showmen riding cinema lorries have brought the wonder of the movies to faraway villages in India once every year. Seven decades on, as their cinema projectors crumble and film reels become ... See full summary »

Directors: Shirley Abraham, Amit Madheshiya

Votes: 85

20. City of Ghosts (2017)

R | 92 min | Documentary, War

7.6
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86 Metascore

A documentary that follows the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently," a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Heineman | Stars: Hamoud, Hussam, Mohamad, Hassan

Votes: 1,164 | Gross: $0.13M

21. Clash (2016)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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78 Metascore

Set entirely in an 8m police truck, a number of detainees from different political and social backgrounds are brought together by fate, during the turmoil that followed the ousting of former president Morsi from power.

Director: Mohamed Diab | Stars: Nelly Karim, Hani Adel, El Sebaii Mohamed, Ahmed Abdelhamid Hefny

Votes: 2,927 | Gross: $0.02M

22. Kollektivet (2016)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama

6.4
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60 Metascore

A story about the clash between personal desires, solidarity and tolerance in a Danish commune in the 1970s.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Fares Fares, Trine Dyrholm, Julie Agnete Vang

Votes: 4,316 | Gross: $0.04M

23. The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson (2017)

TV-MA | 105 min | Documentary

7.0
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76 Metascore

This documentary uses never-before-seen footage and rediscovered interviews in a search for the truth behind the mysterious 1992 death of black transgender activist and Stonewall veteran Marsha P. Johnson.

Director: David France | Stars: Victoria Cruz, Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, Michael Baden

Votes: 551

24. Dina (2017)

103 min | Documentary

6.7
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75 Metascore

An eccentric suburban woman and a Walmart door greeter navigate their evolving relationship in this unconventional love story.

Directors: Antonio Santini, Dan Sickles | Stars: Dina Buno, Scott Levin

Votes: 159 | Gross: $0.09M

25. The Dinner (I) (2017)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.5
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57 Metascore

Two sets of wealthy parents meet for dinner to decide what to do about a crime their sons have committed.

Director: Oren Moverman | Stars: Michael Chernus, Taylor Rae Almonte, Steve Coogan, Charlie Plummer

Votes: 4,135 | Gross: $1.32M

26. Do Donkeys Act? (2017)

72 min | Documentary

6.8
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Donkeys inhabit and communicate with each other - and the filmmakers - in a Sanctuary.

Directors: David Redmon, Ashley Sabin | Star: Willem Dafoe

Votes: 18

27. Dolores (I) (2017)

95 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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81 Metascore

In the 1950's, a working-class wife and mother of eleven children helps to establish a farmer's union, which later develops into a platform for feminism and gender equality.

Director: Peter Bratt | Stars: Hillary Clinton, Angela Davis, Dolores Huerta, Gloria Steinem

Votes: 120 | Gross: $0.55M

28. ELIÁN (2017)

108 min | Documentary

6.9
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66 Metascore

Executive-produced by Alex Gibney, the documentary shares the remarkable story of Elian Gonzalez, the 5-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida Straits on Thanksgiving Day in 1999. ... See full summary »

Directors: Tim Golden, Ross McDonnell | Star: Raúl Esparza

Votes: 78

29. Fits and Starts (2017)

80 min | Comedy

7.4
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A struggling writer can't seem to escape his wife's literary success. When a road trip to a publisher's salon takes an unexpected turn, he has to face his own creative shortcomings and find a way to regain control of his life and work.

Director: Laura Terruso | Stars: Wyatt Cenac, Greta Lee, Maria Dizzia, Alex Karpovsky

Votes: 42

30. For Ahkeem (2017)

90 min | Documentary

7.3
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75 Metascore

After a school fight lands 17-year old Daje Shelton in a court-supervised alternative high school, she's determined to turn things around and make a better future for herself in her rough ... See full summary »

Directors: Jeremy S. Levine, Landon Van Soest | Star: Daje Shelton

Votes: 59 | Gross: $0.02M

31. For Grace (2016)

86 min | Drama, Family

7.2
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Ben was adopted. All his life, he's avoided tracing his roots. Now he's a father himself, to a baby girl. And he's going to find his biological parents for her.

Director: Sebastian Armesto | Stars: Grace Goulding, Andrew Keatley, Sophie Roberts, Sebastian Armesto

Votes: 8

32. Gook (2017)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

Eli and Daniel, two Korean American brothers, own a struggling shoe store and have an unlikely friendship with Kamilla, a street wise 11-year-old African American girl. Kamilla ditches ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Chon | Stars: Simone Baker, Justin Chon, Curtiss Cook Jr., David So

Votes: 658 | Gross: $0.25M

33. Hermia & Helena (2016)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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79 Metascore

Hermia & Helena is a film of dead ends and new beginnings, navigating different hemispheres and languages with amorous detours, where the written words of Shakespeare clash with the entanglements of modern, digital life.

Director: Matías Piñeiro | Stars: Agustina Muñoz, María Villar, Mati Diop, Keith Poulson

Votes: 167 | Gross: $0.04M

34. The Hero (I) (2017)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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61 Metascore

An ailing movie star comes to terms with his past and mortality.

Director: Brett Haley | Stars: Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon, Krysten Ritter, Nick Offerman

Votes: 4,177 | Gross: $4.08M

35. Infinity Baby (2017)

80 min | Comedy

6.7
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A comedy about babies that don't age.

Director: Bob Byington | Stars: Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally, Martin Starr, Kieran Culkin

Votes: 130

36. Into the Who Knows! (2017)

72 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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After escaping from summer camp, Thomas and his invisible fox Felix have the adventure of a lifetime.

Director: Micah Barber | Stars: Lee Eddy, Macon Blair, Colby Arps, Munpal Bal

37. Lady Macbeth (I) (2016)

R | 89 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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76 Metascore

In 19th-century rural England, a young bride who has been sold into marriage discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate.

Director: William Oldroyd | Stars: Florence Pugh, Cosmo Jarvis, Paul Hilton, Naomi Ackie

Votes: 8,644 | Gross: $1.13M

38. Letters from Baghdad (2016)

95 min | Documentary

6.9
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71 Metascore

Gertrude Bell, the most powerful woman in the British Empire in her day, shaped the destiny of Iraq after WWI in ways that still reverberate today.

Directors: Sabine Krayenbühl, Zeva Oelbaum | Stars: Ammar Haj Ahmad, Adam Astill, Tom Chadbon, Simon Chandler

Votes: 196 | Gross: $0.36M

39. A Life in Waves (2017)

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary, Biography, Musical

7.2
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A Life in Waves explores the life and innovations of composer and electronic music pioneer, Suzanne Ciani.

Director: Brett Whitcomb | Stars: Peter Baumann, Don Buchla, Dorit Chrysler, Suzanne Ciani

Votes: 43

40. Paris pieds nus (2016)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy

6.4
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74 Metascore

Fiona visits Paris for the first time to assist her myopic Aunt Martha. Catastrophes ensue, mainly involving Dom, a homeless man who has yet to have an emotion or thought he was afraid of expressing.

Directors: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon | Stars: Fiona Gordon, Dominique Abel, Emmanuelle Riva, Pierre Richard

Votes: 972 | Gross: $0.69M

41. The Lovers (I) (2017)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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76 Metascore

Debra Winger and Tracy Letts play a long-married, dispassionate couple who are both in the midst of serious affairs. But on the brink of calling it quits, a spark between them suddenly reignites, leading them into an impulsive romance.

Director: Azazel Jacobs | Stars: Debra Winger, Tracy Letts, Aidan Gillen, Melora Walters

Votes: 1,692 | Gross: $2.19M

42. Maudie (2016)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.7
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65 Metascore

An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.

Director: Aisling Walsh | Stars: Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Zachary Bennett, Gabrielle Rose

Votes: 4,973 | Gross: $6.17M

43. Megan Leavey (2017)

PG-13 | 116 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.1
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66 Metascore

Based on the true life story of a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their deployment in Iraq.

Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite | Stars: Kate Mara, Ramon Rodriguez, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford

Votes: 11,056 | Gross: $13.41M

44. Menashe (2017)

PG | 82 min | Drama

6.5
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81 Metascore

Within Brooklyn's ultra-orthodox Jewish community, a widower battles for custody of his son. A tender drama performed entirely in Yiddish, the film intimately explores the nature of faith and the price of parenthood.

Director: Joshua Z Weinstein | Stars: Menashe Lustig, Yoel Falkowitz, Ruben Niborski, Meyer Schwartz

Votes: 680 | Gross: $1.70M

45. Motherland (I) (2017)

94 min | Documentary

7.2
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84 Metascore

Taking us into the heart of the planet's busiest maternity hospital, the viewer is dropped like an unseen outsider into the hospital's stream of activity. At first, the people are strangers... See full summary »

Director: Ramona S. Diaz

Votes: 80

46. Mr. Chibbs (2017)

86 min | Documentary

7.6
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"Mr. Chibbs" is an observational feature length documentary that follows NBA All-Star Kenny Anderson, in the midst of a mid life crisis, dealing with drinking issues, attempting to get a ... See full summary »

Director: Jill Campbell | Stars: Kenny Anderson, Natasha Anderson, Nate Archibald, Tiki Barber

Votes: 48 | Gross: $0.01M

47. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror

7.9
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87 Metascore

There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt to remain safe from these bloodthirsty, flesh-eating monsters.

Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman

Votes: 96,862 | Gross: $0.09M

48. No Man's Land (I) (2017)

81 min | Documentary

8.1
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Documentary about the 40-day occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, located south of Burns, Oregon. Fuelled by the belief that control and management of public lands does not ... See full summary »

Director: David Byars

Votes: 19

49. Paint It Black (2016)

97 min | Drama

5.5
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71 Metascore

A young woman attempts to deal with the death of her boyfriend while continuously confronted by his mentally unstable mother.

Director: Amber Tamblyn | Stars: Alia Shawkat, Simon Helberg, Alfred Molina, Emily Rios

Votes: 288

50. Paradise (2016)

130 min | Drama, War

7.1
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52 Metascore

Follows three people whose paths cross during a terrible time of war: Olga, a Russian aristocratic emigrant and member of the French Resistance; Jules, a French collaborator; and Helmut, a high-ranking German SS officer.

Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: Peter Kurth, Yuliya Vysotskaya, Philippe Duquesne, Viktor Sukhorukov

Votes: 919 | Gross: $0.01M

51. Paris Can Wait (2016)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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48 Metascore

The wife of a successful movie producer takes a car trip from the south of France to Paris with one of her husband's associates.

Director: Eleanor Coppola | Stars: Diane Lane, Arnaud Viard, Alec Baldwin, Elise Tielrooy

Votes: 3,795 | Gross: $5.62M

52. Patti Cake$ (2017)

R | 109 min | Drama, Music

6.5
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67 Metascore

PATTI CAKE$ is centered on aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, who is fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in New Jersey.

Director: Geremy Jasper | Stars: Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Siddharth Dhananjay, Mamoudou Athie

Votes: 4,166 | Gross: $0.80M

53. Person to Person (2017)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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53 Metascore

Follows a variety of New York characters as they navigate personal relationships and unexpected problems over the course of one day.

Director: Dustin Guy Defa | Stars: Abbi Jacobson, Michael Cera, Tavi Gevinson, Bene Coopersmith

Votes: 682 | Gross: $0.05M

54. The Reagan Show (2017)

TV-PG | 74 min | Documentary

6.3
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66 Metascore

Made up entirely of archival news and White House footage, this documentary captures the pageantry, absurdity, and mastery of the made-for-TV politics of Ronald Reagan.

Directors: Sierra Pettengill, Pacho Velez | Stars: Ronald Reagan, Nancy Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev, George Bush

Votes: 122

55. Sacred (2016)

87 min | Documentary

7.7
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60 Metascore

Møre than 40 filmmakers travelled the globe to witness religious celebrations and interview people from all sorts of background.

Director: Thomas Lennon

Votes: 23

56. Spettacolo (2017)

91 min | Documentary

7.3
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76 Metascore

Once upon a time there was a tiny hill town in Tuscany that found a remarkable way to confront their issues - they turned their lives into a play. "Spettacolo" is a portrait of this 50-... See full summary »

Directors: Jeff Malmberg, Chris Shellen | Stars: Andrea Cresti, Chiara Del Ciondolo, Gianna Fiore, Gianpiero Giglioni

Votes: 49 | Gross: $0.02M

57. Stalker (1979)

Not Rated | 162 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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A guide leads two men through an area known as the Zone to find a room that grants wishes.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Nikolay Grinko

Votes: 80,995 | Gross: $0.23M

58. Step (2017)

PG | 84 min | Documentary

6.8
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81 Metascore

STEP documents the senior year of a girls' high-school step dance team against the background of inner-city Baltimore.

Director: Amanda Lipitz | Stars: Paula Dofat, Blessin Giraldo, Cori Grainger, Tayla Solomon

Votes: 452 | Gross: $1.15M

59. The Strange Ones (2017)

R | 81 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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59 Metascore

Mysterious events surround two travelers as they make their way across a remote American landscape. On the surface all seems normal, but what appears to be a simple vacation soon gives way to a dark and complex web of secrets.

Directors: Christopher Radcliff, Lauren Wolkstein | Stars: Alex Pettyfer, James Freedson-Jackson, Emily Althaus, Gene Jones

Votes: 132

60. Stranger in Paradise (2016)

77 min | Documentary

7.8
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In a classroom newly arrived refugees learn a lesson about multifarious Europe. Operating at the intersection of fiction and documentary, Stranger in Paradise reflects on the power ... See full summary »

Director: Guido Hendrikx | Star: Valentijn Dhaenens

Votes: 177

61. Strong Island (2017)

107 min | Documentary

6.4
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86 Metascore

Examining the violent death of the filmmaker's brother and the judicial system that allowed his killer to go free, this documentary interrogates murderous fear and racialized perception, ... See full summary »

Director: Yance Ford | Stars: Yance Ford, Harvey Walker, Kevin Myers, Lauren Ford

Votes: 632

62. Swim Team (2016)

90 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

8.1
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72 Metascore

SWIM TEAM chronicles the overwhelming struggles and extraordinary triumphs of 3 young athletes with autism and shows how a swim team can bring hope to a community.

Director: Lara Stolman

Votes: 65 | Gross: $0.00M

63. Supergirl (I) (2016)

80 min | Documentary

7.6
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Naomi seems like a typical 11-year-old Orthodox Jewish girl; watching her lift almost three times her bodyweight tells a different story.

Director: Jessie Auritt

Votes: 39

64. Ucitelka (2016)

Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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77 Metascore

Since the arrival of the new teacher, Maria Drazdechova, to a Bratislava suburban school in the year of 1983, life has turned upside down for students and parents. The teacher's corrupted ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Hrebejk | Stars: Zuzana Mauréry, Zuzana Konecná, Csongor Kassai, Tamara Fischer

Votes: 1,314 | Gross: $0.06M

65. Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities (2017)

85 min | Documentary

6.9
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A haven for Black intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries-and path of promise toward the American dream-Black colleges and universities have educated the architects of freedom movements ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Nelson

Votes: 7

66. Thirst Street (2017)

83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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71 Metascore

Gina, an American flight attendant, falls in with a Parisian bartender on a layover only to find herself tangled in a web of deception, delusion and unrequited amour fou.

Director: Nathan Silver | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Lindsay Burdge, Damien Bonnard, Esther Garrel

Votes: 102

67. Through the Repellent Fence (2017)

74 min | Documentary

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THROUGH THE REPELLENT FENCE: A Land Art Film follows art collective Postcommodity as they construct Repellent Fence, a two-mile long outdoor artwork that straddled the U.S.-Mexico border. ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wainwright Douglas | Star: Postcommodity

68. The Transfiguration (2016)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Horror

5.9
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65 Metascore

When troubled teen Milo, who has a fascination with vampire lore, meets the equally alienated Sophie, the two form a bond that begins to blur Milo's fantasy into reality.

Director: Michael O'Shea | Stars: Eric Ruffin, Chloe Levine, Jelly Bean, Phyillicia Bishop

Votes: 1,814 | Gross: $0.02M

69. Trophy (2017)

Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary

7.7
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80 Metascore

This in-depth look into the powerhouse industries of big-game hunting, breeding and wildlife conservation in the U.S. and Africa unravels the complex consequences of treating animals as commodities.

Directors: Christina Clusiau, Shaul Schwarz

Votes: 107 | Gross: $0.02M

70. Una (2016)

R | 94 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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62 Metascore

A woman confronts an older man, her former neighbour, to find out why he abandoned her after they had a sexual relationship.

Director: Benedict Andrews | Stars: Ruby Stokes, Rooney Mara, David Shields, Ben Mendelsohn

Votes: 4,861

71. The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin (2017)

90 min | Documentary

7.8
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THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN celebrates one of the world's most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer whose novels inspired millions to re-claim their lives.

Director: Jennifer M. Kroot | Stars: Armistead Maupin, Olympia Dukakis, Neil Gaiman, Laura Linney

Votes: 44

72. Whose Streets? (2017)

R | 90 min | Documentary

4.5
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81 Metascore

Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at how the killing of 18-year-old Mike Brown inspired a community to fight back and sparked a global movement.

Directors: Sabaah Folayan, Damon Davis | Stars: Brittany Ferrell, Bassem Masri, Tef Poe, Kayla Reed

Votes: 668 | Gross: $0.18M

73. 116 Cameras (2017)

16 min | Documentary

7.4
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Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss preserves her story interactively so that she will be able to tell it forever.

Director: Davina Pardo

Votes: 20

74. The Alan Dimension (2016)

9 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.8
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Alan Brown uses divine powers of precognition to foresee the fate of mankind... and breakfast. Meanwhile, Wendy has had enough of being married to 'the next step in cognitive evolution".

Director: Jac Clinch | Stars: Kevin Eldon, Felicity Montagu

Votes: 43

75. American Paradise (2017)

18 min | Short

7.5
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A forgotten man in Trump's America attempts to shift his fate with the perfect crime. Inspired by true events.

Director: Joe Talbot | Stars: Sky Elobar, James Brooks, Jimmie Fails, Prentice Sanders

Votes: 44

76. The Bake Sale (2017)

23 min | Short, Comedy | Completed

Debra, a privileged stay at home mother, aggravates her bake sale co-chair, Cyndi, a struggling nurse, to the point of fisticuffs when Debra gets a call that her mammogram is positive.

Director: Susan Skoog | Stars: Stephanie Ellis, Claudine Ohayon, Liz Samuel, Margot White

77. Balloonfest (2017)

6 min | Short

7.7
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Director: Nathan Truesdell | Stars: Mary Allen, Big Chuck, Lil' John

Votes: 19

78. Birdlime (2017)

10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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A portrait of the exotic bird-trade industry.

Director: Evan Derushie

79. Business (2017)

8 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

5.0
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A young man becomes entangled in an older couples' intimate affairs--but will he make it out alive?

Director: Kati Skelton | Stars: Matt Dennie, Branson Reese, Peter Reznikoff, Dagmar Stansova

Votes: 7

80. Cat Killer (2017)

12 min | Short, Comedy

9.0
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A dark comedy about a dying cat and a desperate man. When conventional veterinary practice won't help, two old friends venture into the woods on a mission of mercy. To kill a cat. Things don't go as planned.

Director: Wes Jones | Stars: Jeffrey DeMunn, Daniel London, Matthew Maher

Votes: 6

81. Clean Hands (II) (2016)

20 min | Short, Crime, Drama

4.9
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Weighed down by his deadbeat father and unrelenting financial debt, a bar washroom towel boy is thrown into a life of crime and forced to make a decision that could change his life forever.

Director: Alex Keerma | Stars: Jordan Towes, Peter Mazzucco, Marie-Josee Dionne, Rick Cordeiro

Votes: 7

82. Cowtown (2017)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Greg Kohs

83. Dangerous Curves (2016)

Documentary, Short

6.0
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What is confidence, really? On stage, online and in everyday life, plus-sized pole dancer Roslyn Mays navigates newfound media attention and various types of public exposure.

Director: Merete Mueller | Star: Roslyn Mays

Votes: 11

84. DeKalb Elementary (2017)

21 min | Short, Drama

8.0
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Inspired by an actual 911 call placed during a school shooting incident in Atlanta, Georgia.

Director: Reed Van Dyk | Stars: Shinelle Azoroh, John Brockus, Michael Brown, Chuck Cobb

Votes: 27

85. Edith+Eddie (2017)

29 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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Edith and Eddie, ages 96 and 95, are America's oldest interracial newlyweds. Their love story is disrupted by a family feud that threatens to tear the couple apart.

Director: Laura Checkoway

Votes: 14

86. Eveready (2017)

9 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Uganda's most surprising boxer enters the ring one more time.

Director: Paul Szynol

87. Free to Laugh (2016)

16 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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Free to Laugh is about the power of comedy after prison. Female Ex-cons hone their comedy chops through workshops and performing.

Director: Lara Everly

Votes: 9

88. Hold Me (Ca Caw Ca Caw) (2016)

12 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.2
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Flap flap flap flap flap flap flapflapflap.

Director: Renee Zhan

Votes: 8

89. Fry Day (2017)

16 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

8.1
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A coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of Ted Bundy's execution in 1989.

Director: Laura Moss | Stars: Elizabeth Ashley, Jordyn DiNatale, JJ Condon, Jimi Stanton

Votes: 12

90. Gut Hack (2017)

13 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

7.0
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A bio-hacker seeks to cure himself by swapping his microbiome with a donor's, a controversial and dangerous technique.

Directors: Mario Furloni, Kate McLean | Star: Josiah Zayner

Votes: 8

91. The Happiest Place on Earth (2017)

12 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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The Happiest Place on Earth is an observational documentary that chronicles the coming-of-age story of Albino, an underprivileged child growing up in the middle of an impoverished Anaheim neighborhood.

Directors: Ceylan Carhoglu, Ryan King

92. I Am Your Friend (2016)

9 min | Short, Drama | Completed

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A friendship is put to the test when two teenage boys are left alone for the weekend.

Director: Nicholas Santos | Stars: Amir Royale, Brian Roque, Nick Carlascio, Jackson Quinn Gray

93. Fares (2016)

21 min | Documentary | Completed

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Fares, a 14-year-old boy from Tunisia spends his time in the streets with his friend, Aziz. The thought of a better life in Europe is carrying Fares mind, while the local break dance school... See full summary »

Director: Thora Lorentzen

94. I, Destini (2016)

14 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

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Directors: Nicholas Pilarski, Destini Riley

95. It's a Date (2016)

8 min | Animation, Short, Comedy | Completed

5.4
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Everyone is an alien at first.

Director: Tom Brown

Votes: 7

96. Join the Club (2016)

Short, Comedy

6.0
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A writer's dilemma of whether or not to join a professional networking club takes many interesting turns as it unfolds entirely during one therapy session.

Director: Eva Vives | Stars: Ari Graynor, Pam Murphy

Votes: 7

97. Kookie (2016)

13 min | Short, Drama, Horror

8.1
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Bree, a dishonest 9-year-old receives a terrifying visitor after a parenting lesson goes horribly wrong.

Director: Justin Harding

Votes: 15

98. Lightningface (2016)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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An origin story, of sorts--LIGHTNINGFACE stars Oscar Isaac as Basil Stitt, who in the aftermath of an inexplicable incident, decides to sequester himself inside his apartment, setting the stage for a profound transformation.

Director: Brian Petsos | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Tim Rock, Kristen Wiig, Erika Rankin

Votes: 136

99. Lily (III) (2016)

22 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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The film tells the story of Lily, a girl with a secret, on the cusp of becoming a young woman.

Director: Graham Cantwell | Stars: Clara Harte, Dean Quinn, Leah McNamara, Amy-Joyce Hastings

Votes: 29

100. Momtress (2017)

12 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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A suburban Mom struggles with aging and loss while trying to keep up an acting career.

Director: Jeremiah Kipp | Stars: Liz Samuel, Margot Delany, Leo Cohen-Vigder, Ari Blinder