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1. Z for Zachariah (2015)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In the wake of a disaster that wipes out most of civilization, two men and a young woman find themselves in an emotionally charged love triangle as the last known survivors.
Votes: 25,885 | Gross: $0.12M
2. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
High schooler Greg, who spends most of his time making parodies of classic movies with his co-worker Earl, finds his outlook forever altered after befriending a classmate who has just been diagnosed with cancer.
Votes: 114,335 | Gross: $6.74M
3. A Walk to Remember (2002)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Romance
The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.
Votes: 189,996 | Gross: $41.23M
4. Wild (I) (2014)
R | 115 min | Biography, Drama
A chronicle of one woman's one thousand one hundred mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy.
Votes: 111,669 | Gross: $37.88M
6. A Clockwork Orange (1971)
R | 136 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi
In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.
8. As I Lay Dying (2013)
R | 110 min | Drama
Based on the classic novel by William Faulkner, first published in 1930, "As I Lay Dying" is the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's quest to honor her last wish to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson.
Votes: 3,615 | Gross: $0.02M
9. John Dies at the End (2012)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A new street drug that sends its users across time and dimensions has one drawback: some people return no longer human. Can two college drop-outs save humanity from this silent, otherworldly invasion?
Votes: 34,713 | Gross: $0.14M
10. Horns (2013)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
In the aftermath of his girlfriend's mysterious death, a young man awakens to find strange horns sprouting from his forehead.
Votes: 71,252 | Gross: $0.16M
11. Cobra (1986)
R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.
Votes: 62,110 | Gross: $49.04M
12. Into the Wild (2007)
R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
Votes: 530,793 | Gross: $18.35M
13. The Warriors (1979)
R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
In the near future, a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down.
Votes: 86,808 | Gross: $22.49M
14. Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
NC-17 | 180 min | Drama, Romance
Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire and to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself, and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.
Votes: 126,569 | Gross: $2.20M
16. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)
Not Rated | 161 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?
Votes: 54,838 | Gross: $11.90M
17. Paper Towns (2015)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
After an all-night adventure, Quentin's lifelong crush, Margo, disappears, leaving behind clues that Quentin and his friends follow on the journey of a lifetime.
Votes: 89,079 | Gross: $32.00M
19. Brooklyn (2015)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
Votes: 119,085 | Gross: $38.32M
20. Room (I) (2015)
R | 118 min | Drama, Thriller
Held captive for 7 years in an enclosed space, a woman and her young son finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time.
Votes: 324,731 | Gross: $14.68M
21. American Sniper (2014)
R | 133 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.
Votes: 407,148 | Gross: $350.13M
22. Ready Player One (2018)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When the creator of a virtual reality called the OASIS dies, he makes a posthumous challenge to all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune and control of his world.
Votes: 314,865 | Gross: $137.69M
24. Monkeybone (2001)
PG-13 | 93 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
In a coma, a cartoonist finds himself trapped within his own underground creation and must find a way to get back, while racing against his popular but treacherous character, Monkeybone.
Votes: 15,970 | Gross: $5.41M
25. Odd Thomas (2013)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.
26. Filth (I) (2013)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A corrupt, junkie cop with bipolar disorder attempts to manipulate his way through a promotion in order to win back his wife and daughter while also fighting his own inner demons.
Votes: 94,727 | Gross: $0.03M
27. Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
R | 107 min | Drama
A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.
Votes: 6,876 | Gross: $16.12M
28. James and the Giant Peach (1996)
PG | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City.
Votes: 56,651 | Gross: $28.93M
31. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs, and rock n' roll.
Votes: 86,342 | Gross: $27.09M
33. Choke (2008)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.
Votes: 30,613 | Gross: $2.93M
35. The Black Cauldron (1985)
PG | 80 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A young boy and a bunch of misfit friends embark on a quest to find a dark magic item of ultimate power before a diabolical tyrant can.
Votes: 27,873 | Gross: $21.29M
36. Term Life (2016)
R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A guy wanted around town by various hitmen hopes to stay alive long enough for his life insurance policy to kick in and pay out for his estranged daughter.
Votes: 6,061 | Gross: $0.01M
37. The Leftovers (2014–2017)
TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Three years after the disappearance of two percent of the global population, a group of people in a small New York community try to continue their lives while coping with the tragedy of the unexplained nature of the event.
38. This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens.
Votes: 66,095 | Gross: $34.29M
41. Powers (2015–2016)
TV-MA | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Set in a world where humans and super heroes co-exist, a homicide detective, who had his own powers taken from him, investigates crimes involving superhumans along with his partner.
42. The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery
A photographer's obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer who stalks late night commuters, ultimately butchering them in the most gruesome ways imaginable.
Votes: 56,113 | Gross: $0.08M
45. Queen of the Air
Drama | Announced
The story of Lillian Leitzel, a trapeze artist who in the early 20th century was one of the biggest stars in the world as she performed for the Circus. Her tragic love affair with Alfredo Codona, one of the best trapeze artists to ever exist, also was chronicled. The two were tempestuous artists, divas and madly in love. Their rise to fame is tracked, from the mud-caked small-town circuses to the... See full summary »
Star: Margot Robbie
47. I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
In a small Midwestern town, a troubled teen with homicidal tendencies must hunt down and destroy a supernatural killer while keeping his own inner demons at bay.
48. The Adderall Diaries (2015)
R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Elliot, a troubled former successful writer decides to write about a missing wife and the following murder trial of her husband.
Votes: 3,637 | Gross: $0.01M
49. The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)
R | 131 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.
Votes: 9,739 | Gross: $17.10M
50. They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969)
M/PG | 129 min | Drama