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1. Green Book (2018)

PG-13 | 130 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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69 Metascore

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

Director: Peter Farrelly | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini, Sebastian Maniscalco

Votes: 240,442 | Gross: $85.08M

2. The Hate U Give (2018)

PG-13 | 133 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right.

Director: George Tillman Jr. | Stars: Amandla Stenberg, Regina Hall, Russell Hornsby, Anthony Mackie

Votes: 21,245 | Gross: $29.72M

3. The Dictator (2012)

R | 83 min | Comedy

6.4
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58 Metascore

The heroic story of a dictator who risked his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, John C. Reilly, Ben Kingsley

Votes: 254,217 | Gross: $59.65M

4. District 9 (2009)

R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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81 Metascore

An extraterrestrial race, forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth, suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

Votes: 609,981 | Gross: $115.65M

5. Crash (I) (2004)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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69 Metascore

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Thandie Newton, Karina Arroyave

Votes: 403,311 | Gross: $54.58M

6. Rendition (2007)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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55 Metascore

When a terrorist bombing in North Africa kills 19 incl. an American, an Egyptian chemical engineer flying from South Africa to his wife in USA, is arrested upon arriving USA. He disappears. His wife asks senator for help.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Alan Arkin

Votes: 52,569 | Gross: $9.74M

7. Passenger 57 (1992)

R | 84 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.9
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An airline security expert must take action when he finds himself trapped on a passenger jet when terrorists seize control of it.

Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Bruce Payne, Tom Sizemore, Alex Datcher

Votes: 42,540 | Gross: $44.07M

8. My Name Is Khan (2010)

PG-13 | 165 min | Drama

8.0
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50 Metascore

An Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome takes a challenge to speak to the President of the United States seriously and embarks on a cross-country journey.

Director: Karan Johar | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Sheetal Menon, Katie A. Keane

Votes: 92,133 | Gross: $4.02M

9. Learning to Drive (2014)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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59 Metascore

As her marriage dissolves, a Manhattan writer takes driving lessons from a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's company they find the courage to get back on the road and the strength to take the wheel.

Director: Isabel Coixet | Stars: Patricia Clarkson, Ben Kingsley, Grace Gummer, Samantha Bee

Votes: 6,851 | Gross: $3.45M

10. The Corruptor (1999)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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56 Metascore

With the aid from a New York City policeman, a top immigrant cop tries to stop drug-trafficking and corruption by immigrant Chinese Triads, but things get complicated when the Triads try to bribe the policeman.

Director: James Foley | Stars: Yun-Fat Chow, Mark Wahlberg, Ric Young, Paul Ben-Victor

Votes: 16,792 | Gross: $15.16M

11. Heart Condition (1990)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.6
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A racist cop receives a heart transplant from a black lawyer he hates, who returns as a ghost to ask the cop to help take down the men who murdered him.

Director: James D. Parriott | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Denzel Washington, Chloe Webb, Roger E. Mosley

Votes: 3,022 | Gross: $4.13M

12. Truth Be Told (2015)

21 min | Comedy

6.0
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A look at the life of two best friends, a meek politically correct Caucasian ethics professor and an easy-going African American, and their families.

Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tone Bell, Vanessa Lachey, Bresha Webb

Votes: 1,307

13. Territories (2010)

91 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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Five friends return home from a marriage in Canada to the United States. Not far from the border, two customs officers stop them to check their identity.

Director: Olivier Abbou | Stars: Cristina Rosato, Michael Mando, Roc LaFortune, Sean Devine

Votes: 2,102

14. Beneath Clouds (2002)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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The story of Lena, the light-skinned daughter of an Aboriginal mother and Irish father and Vaughn, a Murri boy doing time in a minimum security prison in North West NSW. Dramatic events ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Sen | Stars: Dannielle Hall, Damian Pitt, Jenna Lee Connors, Terry Dahlstron

Votes: 896

15. Murder on a Sunday Morning (2001)

Not Rated | 111 min | Documentary, Crime

8.0
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Oscar-winning documentary that documents a murder trial in which a 15-year-old African-American is wrongfully accused of a 2000 murder in Jacksonville, Florida.

Director: Jean-Xavier de Lestrade | Stars: Ann Finnell, Patrick McGuinness, James Williams, Michael Glover

Votes: 3,992

16. Crime + Punishment (2018)

112 min | Documentary

7.4
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88 Metascore

A group of brave NYPD officers risk it all to expose the truth about illegal quota practices in police departments.

Director: Stephen Maing | Stars: Manuel 'Manny' Gomez, Sandy Gonzales, Rukia Lumumba

Votes: 467 | Gross: $0.02M

17. Law and Disorder (1974)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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In the crime-ridden 70's New York City, two cops have had enough. They, along with few other disgruntled people decide to take the things into their own hands only to realize too late that they're in over their heads.

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Carroll O'Connor, Ernest Borgnine, Ann Wedgeworth, Anita Dangler

Votes: 221

18. The Lightship (1985)

PG-13 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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A trio of robbers, two brothers and their twisted genius leader, invade a lightship, but don't reckon on the crew fighting back.

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski | Stars: Robert Duvall, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michal Skolimowski, Tom Bower

Votes: 635

19. Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People (2006 Video)

50 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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This groundbreaking documentary dissects a slanderous aspect of cinematic history that has run virtually unchallenged form the earliest days of silent film to today's biggest Hollywood ... See full summary »

Directors: Jeremy Earp, Sut Jhally | Stars: Bo Derek, Ana Obregón, Jack Shaheen

Votes: 515

20. Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights - Hollywood to the Heartland (2006)

R | 100 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.2
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51 Metascore

In this documentary, the show's emcee, Vince Vaughn, and four stand-up comedians hand-picked by Vaughn, travel the country and perform in 30 cities. This film documents the interactions on and off stage along the way.

Director: Ari Sandel | Stars: Ahmed Ahmed, John Caparulo, Bret Ernst, Vince Vaughn

Votes: 1,502 | Gross: $0.60M

21. Ashes and Embers (1982)

120 min | Drama

6.5
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A troubled Vietnam veteran hoping to forget the war and reconnect with American life struggles with disillusionment, self-worth, and cynicism.

Director: Haile Gerima | Stars: John Anderson, Evelyn A. Blackwell, Norman Blalock, Kathy Flewellen

Votes: 95

22. Detached (2009)

Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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Detached is a contemporary Scrooge tale set in the Hollywood Hills that follows Chadh Campbell, an unscrupulous mortgage broker, as he receives a stream of anonymous holiday greetings ... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Bessounian, Tianna Majumdar-Langham | Stars: Sascha Rosemann, Kris Lezetc, Mieke Buchan, Ryan McGee

Votes: 34

23. Justice Delayed (2019)

11 min | Short, Drama

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Ten months after the fatal shooting of his younger 12-year-old brother, Jay discovers that the police officer involved was not indicted. Losing trust in the legal system, Jay takes matters ... See full summary »

Director: Janine Anne Uyanga | Stars: CharlesCurtis Sanders, Kayla Manuel, Christian Cj Barth, Tyson Carter

24. The Adventures of Supernigger: Episode I - The Final Chapter (2004)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A fantastic tale about a superhero who comes face to face with his arch nemesis. It is an allegory about the shooting death of West African immigrant Amadou Diallo.

Director: Alrick Brown | Stars: Alrick Brown, Eric D'Entrone, Allen Davison, Craig Glantz

Votes: 17

25. Valentino's Ghost: Why We Hate Arabs (2015)

100 min | Documentary

8.3
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VALENTINO'S GHOST: WHY WE HATE ARABS (2015) exposes how U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East is the driving force behind the mainstream media's portrayals of that region and its people, resulting in injustice, bigotry, hatred and wars.

Director: Michael Singh

Votes: 13

26. Brothers and Others (2003)

54 min | Documentary

6.0
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The atrocities witnessed by the world on September 11th were hateful acts committed by terrorists who chose to view their victims not as people but as symbols of a perceived evil they could... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Rossier | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Ghazzy Khankan, Lamar Smith, Tom Tancredo

Votes: 5

27. The Followers (I) (2014)

Short, Crime

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A loner is hired by a secret government agency to follow a handful of suspects entering the country.

Director: Neil Dixon | Stars: Todd Rotondi, Bates Wilder, Ben Hanson, Robert Galante

28. EMPz 4 Life (2006)

113 min | Documentary

7.3
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Youth life on the mean streets of Toronto's suburban areas is chronicled.

Director: Allan King | Stars: Sadiki Clarke, Chris Ellis, Brian Henry, Jordan Mendez

Votes: 27

29. Aristide and the Endless Revolution (2005)

84 min | Documentary

8.1
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65 Metascore

Detailed account of the United States' removal of Haiti's democratically elected president, Aristide. Features Aristide, Sen. Maxine Waters, Noam Chomsky, Rep. Charles Rangel, more.

Director: Nicolas Rossier | Stars: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, George Bush, George W. Bush, Timothy Carney

Votes: 83 | Gross: $0.01M

30. The ACLU Freedom Files (2005–2007)

29 min | Documentary

6.0
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Stars: Tommy Bertelsen, Katherine Birre, Greg Bryan, Christa Cottemond-Windley

Votes: 41

31. The Profile (2010)

18 min | Short, Crime, Drama

8.9
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About the hunt for a stolen classified disk, a suspected foreign spy, and the absurd lengths a government will go through to find their 'villain'... before the end of Independence Day weekend.

Director: Ray Arthur Wang | Stars: Long Nguyen, Matthew John Armstrong, Michael Aki, David Lischinsky

Votes: 13

32. Sandwiched (2018)

10 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Hester Schell | Stars: Emery John Frazier, Diane Kondrat

33. Think of Calvin (2016)

Short

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On a Friday night after a long week at work, Calvin Davis joined his family in Southwest Washington, DC for an informal gathering. Still wearing scrubs from his job at Children's National ... See full summary »

Director: Kelly Amis

34. American Ubuntu

Drama | Announced

When a young woman gives refuge to Muslims threatened in the backlash to 9/11, her FBI father and Black Panther stepfather try to shield her from the consequences of her naiveté.

Director: Lenore Norrgard

35. Wops the Movie (2011)

88 min | Comedy, Crime

6.9
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Three low-level mob earners let a reality TV crew follow them around as they take care of family business.

Directors: Tek Doko, Josey Wells | Stars: Tek Doko, Joshua Winch, James George, Dameon Ellis

Votes: 37

36. The Suburban Itch (2015)

10 min | Short, Comedy

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An African-American college girl imperils herself when she confronts police who are harassing a white man for running through a black neighborhood.

Director: Gary T. Moore | Stars: Delvyn Brown, Georgetta Buggs, Jeneka Jenae, Traviz Lee

37. For Lease (2007)

8 min | Short, Drama

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Catherine; a beautiful black woman from Canada lands in LA with dreams of 'making her mark', but first she wants to get an apartment in a good neighbourhood. Her independence and naiveté ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Kash | Stars: Catherine Bruhier, Catherine Disher, Alex Karzis, Jason Barbeck

38. ID-WithoutColors (2013)

30 min | Documentary, Short, News

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On February 27, 2012, the administrative court of Koblenz, in Western Germany, dismissed a complaint by a black German man who was asked to show his papers while traveling by train. The ... See full summary »

Director: Riccardo Valsecchi | Stars: Adetoun Küppers Adebisi, Herbert Asprilla, Biplab Basu, Memet Kiliç

39. America After Ferguson (2014 TV Special)

Not Rated | 57 min | News, Talk-Show

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This PBS town hall meeting, moderated by PBS NewsHour co-anchor and managing editor Gwen Ifill, will explore the many issues brought into public discourse in the wake of Michael Brown's ... See full summary »

Stars: Phillip Agnew, Frederick Bealefeld, Traci Blackmon, Jeffrey Blackwell

40. Impetus Pitch Video (2012 Video)

30 min | Short

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A charities commercial for the funding campaign of the short film, "Impetus", which explores racial profiling.

Director: Gregory Mikell | Stars: Gregory Mikell, Paul Mattia, Nirvani Rajkumar

41. South Park (1997– )
Episode: #HappyHolograms (2014)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

6.8
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Kyle teams up with network heads to make a Christmas special to bring the family together, and the holograms are still on the loose.

Director: Trey Parker | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, April Stewart, Mona Marshall

Votes: 1,410

42. Skins (2011)
Episode: Abbud (2011)

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Abbud hopes that the gang's field trip to a Canadian wilderness camp can get him some alone time with Tea. Chris lusts after his favorite teacher, but has some competition. Meanwhile the ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Smith | Stars: Ron Mustafa, James Newman, Jesse Carere, Danny Flaherty

Votes: 48

43. Fault Lines (2009– )
Episode: Anaheim: A Tale of Two Cities (2012)

24 min | Documentary, News

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Stars: Eric Altman, Luis Fernandez, John Helter, Genevieve Huizar

44. Family Guy (1999– )
Episode: Baby Got Black (2014)

TV-14 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy

6.8
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Chris runs away with Jerome's daughter Pam, whom Jerome has forbidden Chris from dating, so Jerome must work with Peter to find their kids.

Directors: Brian Iles, Dominic Bianchi, James Purdum | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Mila Kunis

Votes: 847

45. The Dating Guy (2009–2010)
Episode: Brother from Another Tanning Booth (2010)

TV-MA | Animation, Comedy

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Directors: Jamie Whitney, Joseph Sherman | Stars: Fab Filippo, Sean Francis, Lauren Ash, Anand Rajaram

46. Perception (2012–2015)
Episode: Brotherhood (2014)

TV-MA | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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Max Lewicki's estranged 16 year old brother shows up at Pierce's house one step ahead of the law. He eventually confesses to a murder but Pierce thinks that he only imagined it and tries to find the real killer.

Director: Christopher Misiano | Stars: Eric McCormack, Rachael Leigh Cook, Kelly Rowan, Arjay Smith

Votes: 117

47. The Border (2008–2010)
Episode: Credible Threat (2010)

44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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The American President's upcoming visit to Canada has the ICS Squad on full alert. Working with DHS Agent Liz Carver and the Secret Service Advance Team, ICS sifts through hundreds of ... See full summary »

Director: Brett Sullivan | Stars: James McGowan, Grace Park, Graham Abbey, Jonas Chernick

Votes: 17

48. 24 (2001–2010)
Episode: Day 2: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (2002)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Jack takes charge of the Nina Meyers interrogation. Sherry returns with information on the conspiracy against President Palmer.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Sarah Wynter, Elisha Cuthbert, Xander Berkeley

Votes: 995

49. Jeremy Vine (2018– )
Episode: Episode #2.65 (2019)

96 min | News, Talk-Show

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On April Fool's Day, Jeremy asks - Should police be given more stop and search powers to tackle knife crime? Should you go to jail for egging a politician? Should penny farthing's be allowed on the road?

Director: Daniel Wright | Stars: Jeremy Vine, Storm Huntley, Adjoa Andoh, Martin Daubney

50. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 11 September 2012 (2012)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: Jennie Darnell | Stars: Steve John Shepherd, Scott Maslen, Jake Wood, Jamie Foreman



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