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1. Enter the Dangerous Mind (2013)

88 min | Thriller

22 Metascore

A reclusive American composer with an online following has a tentative romance with a beautiful social worker. This offers a glimmer of hope, but his mind fractures as the voices in his ... See full summary »

Directors: Youssef Delara, Victor Teran | Stars: Jake Hoffman, Thomas Dekker, Scott Bakula, Nikki Reed

Votes: 916

2. Pulse (1988)

PG-13 | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A visiting son tries to warn his father and stepmother that they are being menaced by a living and intelligent pulse of electricity that moves from house to house and terrorizes the residents therein.

Director: Paul Golding | Stars: Cliff De Young, Roxanne Hart, Joey Lawrence, Matthew Lawrence

Votes: 2,005 | Gross: $0.04M

3. Awakenings (1990)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama

74 Metascore

The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.

Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, Ruth Nelson

Votes: 113,173 | Gross: $52.10M

4. Adam Resurrected (2008)

R | 106 min | Drama, War

58 Metascore

In the aftermath of World War II, a former circus entertainer who was spared from the gas chamber becomes the ringleader at an asylum for Holocaust survivors.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Willem Dafoe, Cristian Motiu, Derek Jacobi

Votes: 3,548

5. Girl, Interrupted (1999)

R | 127 min | Biography, Drama

51 Metascore

Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the late 1960s.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Clea DuVall, Brittany Murphy

Votes: 149,450 | Gross: $28.87M

6. Sanitarium (2013)

Unrated | 108 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A ghastly figure stalks a young boy as he struggles with an abusive home life. But when a concerned teacher reaches out to help him, will the monster prove to be a figment of his imagination, or something else entirely?

Directors: Bryan Ortiz, Bryan Ramirez, Kerry Valderrama | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Lou Diamond Phillips, John Glover, Robert Englund

Votes: 1,570

7. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

R | 133 min | Drama

83 Metascore

A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Will Sampson, Michael Berryman

Votes: 841,772 | Gross: $112.00M

8. 55 Steps (2017)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama

42 Metascore

When patients' rights lawyer Colette Hughes goes to meet her new client, Eleanor Riese, a patient in the psychiatric unit of a San Francisco hospital, she has no idea that besides taking on... See full summary »

Director: Bille August | Stars: Hilary Swank, Helena Bonham Carter, Jeffrey Tambor, Jonathan Kerrigan

Votes: 1,324

9. War Witch (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, War

84 Metascore

Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona, a 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when she was abducted by the rebel army at the age of 12.

Director: Kim Nguyen | Stars: Rachel Mwanza, Alain Lino Mic Eli Bastien, Serge Kanyinda, Ralph Prosper

Votes: 6,712 | Gross: $0.07M

10. Johnny Mad Dog (2008)

98 min | Drama, War

45 Metascore

A cast of unknown performers are used in this drama about child soldiers fighting a war in an African country.

Director: Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire | Stars: Christophe Minie, Daisy Victoria Vandy, Joseph Duo, Dagbeth Tweh

Votes: 3,108

11. Hotel Rwanda (2004)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History

79 Metascore

Paul Rusesabagina was a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

Director: Terry George | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sophie Okonedo, Joaquin Phoenix, Xolani Mali

Votes: 315,863 | Gross: $23.53M

12. Bomb City (2017)

TV-MA | 95 min | Crime, Drama

65 Metascore

True story of Bryan Denekke a young punk rocker die by hit the cadillac from a baseball player Dustin camp

Director: Jameson Brooks | Stars: Dave Davis, Glenn Morshower, Luke Shelton, Henry Knotts

Votes: 5,938 | Gross: $0.06M

13. Thoroughbreds (2017)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

75 Metascore

Two upper-class teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. Together, they hatch a plan to solve both of their problems-no matter what the cost.

Director: Cory Finley | Stars: Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy, Anton Yelchin, Paul Sparks

Votes: 26,422 | Gross: $2.83M

14. The Truman Show (1998)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

90 Metascore

An insurance salesman discovers his whole life is actually a reality TV show.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

Votes: 849,301 | Gross: $125.62M

15. In Extremis (2017)

93 min | Horror, Thriller

It's the end of the world - at least their world.

Director: Steve Stone | Stars: David O'Hara, Bill Fellows, Isabelle Allen, Neil Pearson

Votes: 275

16. The House That Jack Built (2018)

R | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

42 Metascore

The story follows Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer, over the course of twelve years, and depicts the murders that really develop his inner madman.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman, Siobhan Fallon Hogan

Votes: 39,895 | Gross: $0.09M

17. 22 July (2018)

R | 143 min | Crime, Drama, History

69 Metascore

A three-part story of Norway's worst terrorist attack in which over seventy people were killed. 22 July looks at the disaster itself, the survivors, Norway's political system and the lawyers who worked on this horrific case.

Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Anders Danielsen Lie, Jonas Strand Gravli, Jon Øigarden, Maria Bock

Votes: 20,889

18. Utøya: July 22 (2018)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Thriller

75 Metascore

A teenage girl struggles to survive and to find her younger sister during the July 2011 terrorist mass murder at a political summer camp on the Norwegian island of Utøya.

Director: Erik Poppe | Stars: Andrea Berntzen, Aleksander Holmen, Solveig Koløen Birkeland, Brede Fristad

Votes: 8,850

19. Polytechnique (2009)

Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Drama, History

63 Metascore

A dramatization of the Montreal Massacre of 1989 where several female engineering students were murdered by an unstable misogynist.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Maxim Gaudette, Sébastien Huberdeau, Karine Vanasse, Martin Watier

Votes: 10,912

20. Cell (I) (2016)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, Horror

38 Metascore

When a mysterious cell phone signal causes apocalyptic chaos, an artist is determined to reunite with his young son in New England.

Director: Tod Williams | Stars: John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Isabelle Fuhrman, Clark Sarullo

Votes: 22,510

21. Trash Fire (2016)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

42 Metascore

When Owen is forced to confront the past he's been running from his whole adult life, he and his girlfriend, Isabel, become entangled in a horrifying web of lies, deceit and murder.

Director: Richard Bates Jr. | Stars: Adrian Grenier, Angela Trimbur, Fionnula Flanagan, AnnaLynne McCord

Votes: 2,573

22. Mall (2014)

R | 88 min | Drama

The lives of five disaffected suburbanites come together at a shopping mall in the wake of one man's shooting spree.

Director: Joseph Hahn | Stars: James Frecheville, Cameron Monaghan, Ron Yuan, Bobbi Salvör Menuez

Votes: 1,267

23. The Cliff (2016)

99 min | Romance, Thriller

A mass suicide involving members of a cult takes place in the Canary Islands. Gabriel's younger sister, Cordelia, who he hasn't seen for years, was one of the cult followers. Gabriel decides to travel there and find out what happened.

Director: Helena Taberna | Stars: Daniel Grao, Juana Acosta, Goya Toledo, Ingrid García Jonsson

Votes: 368

24. Corrections Class (2014)

98 min | Drama

Lena is a bright, disabled girl who, after years spent studying at home, is keen to get back to school. She is assigned to a special class for disabled pupils who have to present themselves... See full summary »

Director: Ivan I. Tverdovskiy | Stars: Mariya Poezzhaeva, Filipp Avdeev, Nikita Kukushkin, Olga Lapshina

Votes: 891

25. Talk Radio (1988)

R | 110 min | Drama

66 Metascore

A rude, contemptuous talk show host becomes overwhelmed by the hatred that surrounds his program just before it goes national.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Eric Bogosian, Ellen Greene, Leslie Hope, John C. McGinley

Votes: 11,707 | Gross: $3.47M

26. Carga (I) (2018)

113 min | Drama

A lorry, a road and an unpredictable destiny, all intersecting in a human trafficking network. Caught up in this web, Viktoriya has only one chance: fight to survive.

Director: Bruno Gascon | Stars: Michalina Olszanska, Vítor Norte, Rita Blanco, Sara Sampaio

Votes: 344

27. Savage Youth (2018)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama

Six young lives collide in the most horrific and twisted of ways. Based on true events.

Director: Michael Curtis Johnson | Stars: Grace Victoria Cox, Tequan Richmond, Will Brittain, Chloë Levine

Votes: 187

28. Neverlost (2010)

Not Rated | 104 min | Fantasy, Thriller

After losing his Kate, his high school sweetheart, in a horrific house fire Josh Higgins' life tumbles into a depressing mix of insomnia and poor choices. After taking seemingly harmless ... See full summary »

Director: Chad Archibald | Stars: Ry Barrett, Emily Alatalo, Jennifer Polansky, Samuel Borstein

Votes: 319

29. 8-Ball (2013)

107 min | Crime, Drama

Single mother name Pike who, having just been released from prison, is trying to start her news life anew. When her former boyfriend Lalli come back from abroad, it open a window into her ... See full summary »

Director: Aku Louhimies | Stars: Jessica Grabowsky, Eero Aho, Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Mikko Leppilampi

Votes: 1,640

30. Idiocracy (2006)

R | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

66 Metascore

Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive.

Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Terry Crews

Votes: 133,691 | Gross: $0.44M

31. Skin (V) (2018)

R | 118 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

58 Metascore

A destitute young man, raised by racist skinheads and notorious among white supremacists, turns his back on hatred and violence to transform his life, with the help of a black activist and the woman he loves.

Director: Guy Nattiv | Stars: Jamie Bell, Danielle Macdonald, Daniel Henshall, Bill Camp

Votes: 6,368

32. Trial by Fire (I) (2018)

R | 127 min | Biography, Drama

51 Metascore

The tragic and controversial story of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in Texas for killing his three children after scientific evidence and expert testimony that bolstered his claims of innocence were suppressed.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Laura Dern, Jack O'Connell, Emily Meade, Jade Pettyjohn

Votes: 726 | Gross: $0.15M



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