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1. Titanic (1997)

PG-13 | 194 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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75 Metascore

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates

Votes: 971,887 | Gross: $659.33M

2. The Outsiders (1983)

PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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41 Metascore

The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze

Votes: 69,036 | Gross: $25.60M

3. Clueless (1995)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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68 Metascore

A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil's popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way.

Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

Votes: 159,948 | Gross: $56.63M

4. Pretty in Pink (1986)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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57 Metascore

A poor girl must choose between the affections of dating her childhood sweetheart or a rich but sensitive playboy.

Director: Howard Deutch | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton, Annie Potts

Votes: 68,676 | Gross: $40.47M

5. 1900 (1976)

Unrated | 317 min | Drama, History

7.7
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The epic tale of a class struggle in twentieth century Italy, as seen through the eyes of two childhood friends on opposing sides.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Robert De Niro, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Sanda, Francesca Bertini

Votes: 20,648

6. Great Expectations (1946)

Not Rated | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Director: David Lean | Stars: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Tony Wager, Jean Simmons

Votes: 20,546

7. Southside with You (2016)

PG-13 | 84 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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74 Metascore

The film chronicles the summer 1989 afternoon when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady, Michelle Obama, on a first date across Chicago's South Side.

Director: Richard Tanne | Stars: Tika Sumpter, Parker Sawyers, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Phillip Edward Van Lear

Votes: 7,399 | Gross: $6.30M

8. Mississippi Masala (1991)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families... See full summary »

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Denzel Washington, Sarita Choudhury, Roshan Seth, Sharmila Tagore

Votes: 4,455 | Gross: $7.31M

9. Mansfield Park (1983– )

261 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Impoverished Fanny Price is sent to live with her more affluent uncle and aunt. The arrival of new neighbors brings a chance for romance to Fanny and her cousins.

Stars: Anna Massey, Angela Pleasence, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Nicholas Farrell

Votes: 851

10. Let Him Have It (1991)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.2
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In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster movies. Chris and Derek's ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Christopher Eccleston, Eileen Atkins, Rebecca Eccleston

Votes: 3,085

11. The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

7.7
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A tycoon goes undercover to ferret out agitators at a department store, but gets involved in their lives instead.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Jean Arthur, Robert Cummings, Charles Coburn, Edmund Gwenn

Votes: 3,242

12. Morgan! (1966)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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After his wife leaves him for his former best friend, a failed London artist begins his descent into madness in trying to win her back.

Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: David Warner, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Stephens, Irene Handl

Votes: 1,519

13. The 11th Hour (I) (2007)

PG | 95 min | Documentary

7.3
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63 Metascore

A look at the state of the global environment including visionary and practical solutions for restoring the planet's ecosystems.

Directors: Leila Conners, Nadia Conners | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kenny Ausubel, Thom Hartmann, Wangari Maathai

Votes: 5,449 | Gross: $0.70M

14. Madrasapattinam (2010)

162 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.8
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A film set in 1940s India, during the country's struggle for independence. The young daughter of an English governor falls in love with a local Indian boy.

Director: A.L. Vijay | Stars: Arya, Carole Trangmar-Palmer, Amy Jackson, Cochin Hanifa

Votes: 1,921

15. You've Been Trumped (2011)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary

7.5
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57 Metascore

In this David and Goliath story for the 21st century, a group of proud Scottish homeowners take on celebrity tycoon Donald Trump as he buys up one of Scotland's last wilderness areas to build a golf resort.

Director: Anthony Baxter | Stars: Michael Forbes, Donald Trump, Anthony Baxter, Kevin Brown

Votes: 2,080 | Gross: $0.03M

16. The Pleasure Pit (1969)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.9
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A rebellious socially-conscious man travels to Nepal to find his dead-beat dad. There, he meets Jane, a beautiful hippie girl hooked on drugs. He's forced to steal artifacts for his father's slimy employer to earn money to help Jane.

Director: André Cayatte | Stars: Pascale Audret, Jane Birkin, Serge Gainsbourg, Elsa Martinelli

Votes: 84

17. Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977 TV Movie)

155 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt during their 12-year stay at the White House.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Jane Alexander, Edward Herrmann, Priscilla Pointer, Walter McGinn

Votes: 250

18. The House Built Upon Sand (1916)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Evelyn Dare is a butterfly of fashion. David Westebrooke, her fiancé, is an altruist interested in sociology. He has made his home in the factory town of Oreville, where he works among his ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Morrissey | Stars: Lillian Gish, Roy Stewart, William H. Brown, Bessie Buskirk

Votes: 32

19. The Dress Rehearsal (1968)

77 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: Romano Scavolini | Stars: Guido Alberti, Lou Castel, Carlo Cecchi, Sara Di Nepi

Votes: 18

20. HipHopBattle.com: Hip Hop 4 Life (2001)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.0
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As Devon prepares for the hiphop battle that will make or break him as an MC his personal relationships feel the effect.

Director: David Velo Stewart | Stars: George Baynard Jr., Michael Bell Sr., Blacknile, Da Boogie Man

Votes: 43

21. Tijuana Makes Me Happy (2007)

PG-13 | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A boy will do anything to become a man and win the heart of a young prostitute... Even fight his rooster.

Director: Dylan Verrechia | Stars: Pablo Tendilla Ortiz, Pablo Tendilla Rocha, Aidée González, Darina Rabago Soto

Votes: 129

22. Our Story Our Voice (2007)

77 min | Documentary

7.8
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Our story our voice engages the diverse voices of the dis-empowered in a multi-cultural world that has no multi-culture voice. Beyond the mainstream media and politics of newspapers Our ... See full summary »

Director: Owen Alik Shahadah | Stars: Hakim Adi, Sunara Begum, Ishmahil Blagrove, David Gustave Dawood

Votes: 32

23. Au Pair Chocolat (2004)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A single mom from Harlem becomes the nanny for a wealthy African-American family in Martha's Vineyard. The young Au Pair becomes friends with the family's college aged BAP daughter as she ... See full summary »

Director: Benson McGrath | Stars: Heidi Durrow, Domenica Cameron-Scorsese, Maya Azucena, Shana Cabassa

Votes: 17

24. ABC Book (1976)

8 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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From the alphabet to the patriotic children's poem, an allegorical vision of social consciousness of 1970s Poland unravels and haunts us with a crowd of sad people in depressing surroundings.

Director: Wojciech Wiszniewski

Votes: 105

25. Live Your Own Way (1967)

98 min | Drama

7.1
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Director: Tokihisa Morikawa | Stars: Kunie Tanaka, Isao Hashimoto, Kei Yamamoto, Orie Satô

Votes: 8

26. Róza (1936)

87 min | Drama, History, Romance

4.3
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The 1905 revolution in the Russian Empire gives many Poles hope for regaining independence. Protests and strikes, however, lead to brutal arrests and tortures. In this tumultuous time, we also witness the birth of love.

Director: Joseph Lejtes | Stars: Irena Eichlerówna, Witold Zacharewicz, Boguslaw Samborski, Kazimierz Junosza-Stepowski

Votes: 12

27. The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus (2000)

13 min | Documentary, Short

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The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus follows a sex-positive, socially conscious troupe of contemporary circus, vaudeville, burlesque and sideshow performers behind the scenes during their annual ... See full summary »

Director: Jonas Woolverton | Stars: Brian Bielemeier, Arnold Frenzy, Tanya Gagné, Scotty Grabell

28. John le Carré (2008 Video)

39 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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New, exclusive, wide-ranging interview with author John le Carré about the 1965 classic film The Spy Who Came In from the Cold (1965) in which he wrote the source novel.

Stars: John le Carré, Claire Bloom, Richard Burton, Cyril Cusack

29. Kids of the Majestic (2009)

53 min | Documentary

8.8
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Every day, a sea of passengers floods the Majestic Railway Station of Bangalore City. Beneath the commotion of commuters, a group of orphans live beneath the station, collecting the trash ... See full summary »

Director: Dylan Verrechia | Stars: Baba, Basuraj, Fakrudin, Ishmael

Votes: 60



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