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1. Sonic Cinema (2000– )

30 min | Music

9.0
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Music journalist Dimitri Ehrlich and Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore hosts this series showcasing features, short films, and other works by independent artists, filmmakers and musicians.

Stars: Mark Linkous, Joseph Bennett, Cory McAbee, Thurston Moore

Votes: 14

2. Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Episode: Security (2014)

TV-MA | 62 min | Drama

8.9
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Olive goes to see Christopher and his second wife in New York, but soon returns to Maine, where she receives some bad news about Henry.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Frances McDormand, SerahRose Roth, Sean Vincent, Patrick French

Votes: 450

3. Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Episode: A Different Road (2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama

8.7
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Christopher comes up with the idea of counseling after Olive and Henry have a scary episode following dinner with friends.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Frances McDormand, SerahRose Roth, Sean Vincent, Patrick French

Votes: 476

4. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: Diamond Exchange (2014)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.7
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Neal and Peter race against a criminal mastermind to unearth an invaluable treasure hidden in New York.

Director: Russell Lee Fine | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 690

5. Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Episode: Incoming Tide (2014)

TV-MA | 57 min | Drama

8.7
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Kevin returns to Maine and Olive is able to convince him to stay over and attend Christopher's wedding-rehearsal dinner. Olive clashes with the bride's mother and scares the flower girl at the ceremony.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, Nancy E. Carroll, Rosemarie DeWitt

Votes: 526

6. Sound of Cinema: The Music That Made the Movies (2013)
Episode: New Frontiers (2013)

8.7
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Film composers began using electronic instruments in their scores - for example, Vangelis's uplifting score for "Chariots of Fire", Miklós Rózsa's pioneering use of the theremin in ... See full summary »

Director: John Das | Stars: Neil Brand, Vangelis, Wendy Carlos, Walter Murch

Votes: 7

7. Transeltown (1992)

19 min | Short

8.6
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A morbid and tender love story that begins when a lonely girl drags home the naked body of a comatose, genital-less blonde woman.

Director: Myra Paci | Stars: Carter Burwell, Dina Emerson, Stanton Miranda, Natalia Neszuu

Votes: 5

8. Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Episode: Pharmacy (2014)

TV-MA | 65 min | Drama

8.4
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Math teacher Olive Kitteridge attempts to help Kevin, a smart but timid student whose mother is suffering from depression. Her son Christopher isn't happy though. Henry goes on a hunting trip that concludes with a tragedy.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, Nancy E. Carroll, Rosemarie DeWitt

Votes: 598

9. Olive Kitteridge (2014)

TV-14 | 239 min | Drama

8.3
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A middle-school math teacher Olive and her marriage with Henry which spans 25 years.

Stars: Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, John Gallagher Jr., Ken Cheeseman

Votes: 15,392

10. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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88 Metascore

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Caleb Landry Jones

Votes: 346,278 | Gross: $54.51M

11. No Country for Old Men (2007)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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91 Metascore

Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 769,184 | Gross: $74.28M

12. The Big Lebowski (1998)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime

8.1
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71 Metascore

Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 664,979 | Gross: $17.50M

13. Fargo (1996)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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85 Metascore

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Votes: 563,023 | Gross: $24.61M

14. Sound of Cinema: The Music That Made the Movies (2013)

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Neil Brand looks at the way that a film's score, whether orchestral, pop or abstract, can manipulate the emotions of the audience and augment the story and the acting.

Stars: Neil Brand, Vangelis, Martin Scorsese, Lalo Schifrin

Votes: 23

15. Mildred Pierce (2011)
Episode: Part Two (2011)

TV-MA | 62 min | Drama

8.1
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Mildred brings a sample of her pies into the diner and they're a big hit with the customers. Soon she gets an order for 35 pies a week and the orders start to pile up from other restaurants... See full summary »

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Kate Winslet, Brían F. O'Byrne, Melissa Leo, Morgan Turner

Votes: 401

16. Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak (2009 TV Short)

TV-14 | 39 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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A loving look at one of the most cherished and controversial figures in children's literature, Maurice Sendak. In this deeply moving tribute, spend time with the man who spoke to children ... See full summary »

Directors: Lance Bangs, Spike Jonze | Stars: Lance Bangs, Lynn Caponera, James Gandolfini, Spike Jonze

Votes: 307

17. In Bruges (2008)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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67 Metascore

Guilt-stricken after a job gone wrong, hitman Ray and his partner await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, the last place in the world Ray wants to be.

Director: Martin McDonagh | Stars: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ciarán Hinds, Elizabeth Berrington

Votes: 361,826 | Gross: $7.76M

18. Mildred Pierce (2011)
Episode: Part Five (2011)

TV-MA | 79 min | Drama

7.9
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Mildred is quite proud of Veda's accomplishments as a singer but finds that her daughter refuses to take her phone calls or respond to any of her letters. She and Monty Beragon spend some ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Kate Winslet, Evan Rachel Wood, Guy Pearce, Brían F. O'Byrne

Votes: 364

19. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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69 Metascore

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman

Votes: 265,230 | Gross: $45.51M

20. Being John Malkovich (1999)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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90 Metascore

A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of movie star John Malkovich.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, John Malkovich

Votes: 289,157 | Gross: $22.86M

21. Miller's Crossing (1990)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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66 Metascore

Tom Regan, an advisor to a Prohibition-era crime boss, tries to keep the peace between warring mobs but gets caught in divided loyalties.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Albert Finney, John Turturro, Marcia Gay Harden

Votes: 118,384 | Gross: $5.08M

22. And the Band Played On (1993 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 141 min | Drama, History

7.8
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The story of the discovery of the A.I.D.S. epidemic, and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Matthew Modine, Alan Alda, Patrick Bauchau, Nathalie Baye

Votes: 8,759

23. 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: 5,805 | Gross: $1.51M

24. Paragraph 175 (2000)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, History, Romance

7.8
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85 Metascore

Historian Klaus Müller interviews survivors of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals because of the German Penal Code of 1871, Paragraph 175.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Rupert Everett, Klaus Müller, Karl Gorath, Pierre Seel

Votes: 1,755 | Gross: $0.07M

25. Help, I'm Being Crushed to Death by a Black Rectangle (1978)

Animation, Short

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Director: Carter Burwell

Votes: 13

26. Mildred Pierce (2011)
Episode: Part Three (2011)

TV-MA | 66 min | Drama

7.8
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After her youngest daughter's funeral, Mildred concentrates on opening her new restaurant. Opening night is a smashing success and even Veda seems to approve. It's all a little too busy for... See full summary »

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Kate Winslet, Brían F. O'Byrne, Melissa Leo, Murphy Guyer

Votes: 344

27. The Blind Side (2009)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.7
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53 Metascore

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Jae Head

Votes: 267,870 | Gross: $255.96M

28. Adaptation. (2002)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt 'The Orchid Thief' by Susan Orlean for the screen.

Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton

Votes: 165,381 | Gross: $22.25M

29. Barton Fink (1991)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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69 Metascore

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: John Turturro, John Goodman, Judy Davis, Michael Lerner

Votes: 104,581 | Gross: $6.15M

30. Mildred Pierce (2011)

TV-MA | 336 min | Drama

7.7
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Divorced single mom Mildred Pierce decides to open a restaurant business, which tears at the already-strained relationship with her ambitious elder daughter, Veda.

Stars: Kate Winslet, Guy Pearce, Evan Rachel Wood, Brían F. O'Byrne

Votes: 17,461

31. The Shock Doctrine (2009)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary

7.7
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An investigation of "disaster capitalism", based on Naomi Klein's proposition that neo-liberal capitalism feeds on natural disasters, war and terror to establish its dominance.

Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Ewen Cameron, Janine Huard, Naomi Klein, Franklin D. Roosevelt

Votes: 2,517

32. Tobias and the Half-Pariah (2014)

112 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.7
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A tram engine discovers the secrets of his hidden abilities as a "hybrid engine" and confronts an old foe from the past, while trying to fit in with the engines of his new railway.

Director: Tines Sensahthe | Stars: Tines Sensahthe, D.T. Chapman, Rhys Griffin, D. Irwin

Votes: 26

33. Mildred Pierce (2011)
Episode: Part Four (2011)

TV-MA | 70 min | Drama

7.7
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As the years have gone by, Mildred has become quite a successful businesswoman. It's now 1937 and she and Lucy, now a partner, is looking to open her third restaurant on Laguna Beach after ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Kate Winslet, Evan Rachel Wood, Brían F. O'Byrne, Melissa Leo

Votes: 331

34. Mildred Pierce (2011)
Episode: Part One (2011)

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama

7.7
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After a fight with her husband, Mildred Pierce finds herself alone and caring for her two young daughters. She hasn't worked outside of the home for several years but is excellent at making... See full summary »

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Kate Winslet, Brían F. O'Byrne, Melissa Leo, Morgan Turner

Votes: 432

35. True Grit (2010)

PG-13 | 110 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.6
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80 Metascore

A stubborn teenager enlists the help of a tough U.S. Marshal to track down her father's murderer.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Hailee Steinfeld, Josh Brolin

Votes: 284,534 | Gross: $171.24M

36. Blood Simple (1984)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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81 Metascore

A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved, nothing is simple.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: John Getz, Frances McDormand, Dan Hedaya, M. Emmet Walsh

Votes: 79,932 | Gross: $2.15M

37. The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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73 Metascore

A laconic, chain-smoking barber blackmails his wife's boss and lover for money to invest in dry cleaning, but his plan goes terribly wrong.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand, Michael Badalucco, James Gandolfini

Votes: 97,452 | Gross: $7.49M

38. Enlightened (2011–2013)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A self-destructive woman who has a spiritual awakening becomes determined to live an enlightened life, creating havoc at home and work.

Stars: Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns, Luke Wilson

Votes: 6,500

39. Gods and Monsters (1998)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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74 Metascore

The last days of Frankenstein (1931) Director James Whale are explored.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave, Lolita Davidovich

Votes: 27,504 | Gross: $6.39M

40. Raising Arizona (1987)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime

7.4
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68 Metascore

When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson, John Goodman

Votes: 116,807 | Gross: $22.85M

41. Moving Gracefully Towards the Exit (2011)

52 min | Documentary

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Directors: Jean-Bernard Andro, Patrice M. Regnier

Votes: 5

42. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

R | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.3
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79 Metascore

Six tales of life and violence in the Old West, following a singing gunslinger, a bank robber, a traveling impresario, an elderly prospector, a wagon train, and a perverse pair of bounty hunters.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Tim Blake Nelson, Willie Watson, Clancy Brown, Danny McCarthy

Votes: 88,504

43. This Boy's Life (1993)

R | 115 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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60 Metascore

The story about the relationship between a rebellious 1950s teenager and his abusive stepfather, based on the memoirs of writer and literature Professor Tobias Wolff.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: Robert De Niro, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Barkin, Jonah Blechman

Votes: 42,680 | Gross: $4.10M

44. Anomalisa (2015)

R | 90 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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88 Metascore

A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.

Directors: Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman | Stars: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan

Votes: 58,165 | Gross: $3.76M

45. Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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84 Metascore

When two brothers organize the robbery of their parent's jewelry store the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that sends them, their father and one brother's wife hurtling towards a shattering climax.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney, Marisa Tomei

Votes: 90,342 | Gross: $7.08M

46. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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53 Metascore

A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Tim Robbins, Paul Newman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Charles Durning

Votes: 72,894 | Gross: $2.87M

47. The Spanish Prisoner (1997)

PG | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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70 Metascore

An employee of a corporation with a lucrative secret process is tempted to betray it. But there's more to it than that.

Director: David Mamet | Stars: Steve Martin, Ben Gazzara, Campbell Scott, Ricky Jay

Votes: 20,570 | Gross: $10.20M

48. PBS NewsHour (1975– )

TV-G | 60 min | News

7.3
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PBS newshour is an news show which shows news updates.

Stars: Judy Woodruff, Gwen Ifill, Jim Lehrer, Jeffrey Brown

Votes: 288

49. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: You Kent Always Say What You Want (2007)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.3
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After Kent Brockman is fired as a news anchor, he and Lisa use the Internet to expose the Fox News Conspiracy.

Director: Matthew Nastuk | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 1,006

50. The Founder (2016)

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

7.2
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66 Metascore

The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into the biggest restaurant business in the world, with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini

Votes: 98,421 | Gross: $12.79M



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