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1. Zodiac (2007)

R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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78 Metascore

In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards

Votes: 395,625 | Gross: $33.08M

2. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

R | 159 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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68 Metascore

A New York City doctor embarks on a harrowing, night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife reveals a painful secret to him.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Todd Field, Sydney Pollack

Votes: 274,128 | Gross: $55.69M

3. Hot Fuzz (2007)

R | 121 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery

7.9
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81 Metascore

A skilled London police officer is transferred to a small town with a dark secret.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy

Votes: 427,883 | Gross: $23.64M

4. Candyman (1992)

R | 99 min | Horror, Thriller

6.6
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The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.

Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley, Tony Todd, Kasi Lemmons

Votes: 59,453 | Gross: $25.79M

5. Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.5
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93 Metascore

A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman, Garrett Hedlund

Votes: 124,473 | Gross: $13.24M

6. Venus in Fur (2013)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

7.2
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69 Metascore

An actress attempts to convince a director how she's perfect for a role in his upcoming production.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric

Votes: 15,998 | Gross: $0.34M

7. Apt Pupil (1998)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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51 Metascore

A boy blackmails his neighbor after suspecting him to be a Nazi war criminal.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Ian McKellen, Brad Renfro, Joshua Jackson, Mickey Cottrell

Votes: 33,318 | Gross: $8.84M

8. Howling III (1987)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror

3.3
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A female werewolf runs away from her family, and falls in love with a man who works in the movie business, while a sociologist who studies these creatures is looking for proof of their existence.

Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: William Yang, Deby Wightman, Christopher Pate, Jerome Patillo

Votes: 4,049

9. Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.1
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Divorced working woman Alex and well-to-do Jewish family doctor Daniel Hirsh share not only the same answering service but also the favours of young Bob Elkin who bed-hops between them as ... See full summary »

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Peter Finch, Glenda Jackson, Murray Head, Peggy Ashcroft

Votes: 4,943

10. The Edge of Heaven (2007)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

7.8
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85 Metascore

A Turkish man travels to Istanbul to find the daughter of his father's former girlfriend.

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Baki Davrak, Nurgül Yesilçay, Tuncel Kurtiz, Nursel Köse

Votes: 28,986 | Gross: $0.74M

11. Like Someone in Love (2012)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama

7.0
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76 Metascore

In Tokyo, a young sex worker develops an unexpected connection with a widower over a period of two days.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Rin Takanashi, Tadashi Okuno, Ryo Kase, Denden

Votes: 9,213 | Gross: $0.22M

12. The Other Side of the Bed (2002)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.6
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47 Metascore

Two couples entwine on their search for love.

Director: Emilio Martínez Lázaro | Stars: Ernesto Alterio, Paz Vega, Guillermo Toledo, Natalia Verbeke

Votes: 5,078

13. Bus 174 (2002)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Crime

7.9
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83 Metascore

Documentary depicts what happened in Rio de Janeiro on June 12th 2000, when bus 174 was taken by an armed young man, threatening to shoot all the passengers. Transmitted live on all ... See full summary »

Directors: José Padilha, Felipe Lacerda | Stars: Sandro do Nascimento, Rodrigo Pimentel, Luiz Eduardo Soares, Anonymous

Votes: 7,525 | Gross: $0.22M

14. Bliss (2007)

105 min | Drama

7.6
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71 Metascore

Condemned to death to salvage her family's honor, a young rape victim escapes to a seaside town with the man tasked with her execution.

Director: Abdullah Oguz | Stars: Talat Bulut, Özgü Namal, Murat Han, Mustafa Avkiran

Votes: 7,137 | Gross: $0.04M

15. R.P.M. (1970)

R | 92 min | Drama

6.0
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R.P.M. stands for (political) revolutions per minute. Anthony Quinn plays a liberal college professor at a west coast college during the heady days of campus activism in the late 1960's. ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Ann-Margret, Gary Lockwood, Paul Winfield

Votes: 453

16. Chronicle of a Summer (1961)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

7.6
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A documentary about the everyday lives of ordinary Parisians, done in the style of cinéma vérité.

Directors: Edgar Morin, Jean Rouch | Stars: Angelo, Nadine Ballot, Catherine, Céline

Votes: 2,197

17. A Gorgeous Girl Like Me (1972)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Stanislas Previne is a young sociologist, preparing a thesis on criminal women. He meets in prison Camille Bliss to interview her. Camille is accused to have murdered her lover Arthur and ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Claude Brasseur, Charles Denner, Guy Marchand

Votes: 1,989

18. If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle (2010)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama

7.2
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64 Metascore

Two weeks before his release, a teenage prisoner learns that his mother has returned home. Meanwhile, he finds himself in love with a student working in the penitentiary as an intern.

Director: Florin Serban | Stars: George Pistereanu, Ada Condeescu, Mihai Constantin, Clara Voda

Votes: 5,746 | Gross: $0.01M

19. Boys' Night Out (1962)

Unrated | 115 min | Comedy

6.7
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Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary marriages, children... See full summary »

Director: Michael Gordon | Stars: Kim Novak, James Garner, Tony Randall, Howard Duff

Votes: 1,622

20. Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)

122 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Friends of a recently deceased minor painter Jean-Baptiste take a train in Paris for Limoges, where he wished to be buried, and all the people on the train have their problems.

Director: Patrice Chéreau | Stars: Pascal Greggory, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Charles Berling, Jean-Louis Trintignant

Votes: 1,738 | Gross: $0.06M

21. College Confidential (1960)

Approved | 91 min | Drama

4.8
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Sociology professor Steve McInter is conducting a survey at Collins College about the mores and lifestyles of the young people. Some of the good citizens begin to find exception to his ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Zugsmith | Stars: Steve Allen, Jayne Meadows, Walter Winchell, Mickey Shaughnessy

Votes: 165

22. Unlawful Killing (2011)

78 min | Documentary

7.5
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A documentary about the allegedly conspiratorial killing of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Fayed

Director: Keith Allen | Stars: Keith Allen, Piers Morgan, Mohamed Al-Fayed, Howard Stern

Votes: 319

23. One or the Other (1974)

105 min | Action, Romance, Thriller

7.0
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What started as a simple blackmail quickly devolves into a downward spiral of psychological and physical violence.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Klaus Schwarzkopf, Elke Sommer, Jürgen Prochnow, Ulla Jacobsson

Votes: 185

24. Nobody's Life (2002)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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Director: Eduard Cortés | Stars: Jose Coronado, Adriana Ozores, Marta Etura, Roberto Álvarez

Votes: 832

25. From Caligari to Hitler: German Cinema in the Age of the Masses (2014)

119 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.3
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Focuses on the Weimar Republic (1918-1933) and its 'collective spirit' in cinema. The purpose of film as a cultural tool is examined. Based on celebrated sociologist Siegfried Kracauer's seminal book 'From Caligari to Hitler' (1947).

Director: Rüdiger Suchsland | Stars: Rüdiger Suchsland, Hans Henrik Wöhler, Fritz Lang, Volker Schlöndorff

Votes: 562

26. Ann Vickers (1933)

Passed | 76 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A prison reformer and a controversial judge fall in love and have a child out of wedlock.

Director: John Cromwell | Stars: Irene Dunne, Walter Huston, Conrad Nagel, Bruce Cabot

Votes: 492

27. 21 Ways to Ruin a Marriage (2013)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy

6.3
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If there are 21 ways to ruin a marriage, there must be 21 ways to fall in love.

Director: Johanna Vuoksenmaa | Stars: Armi Toivanen, Essi Hellén, Aku Hirviniemi, Riku Nieminen

Votes: 1,805

28. The Death of Mario Ricci (1983)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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The tragic accident of an Italian laborer ,working on the Mont Blanc tunnel.

Director: Claude Goretta | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Magali Noël, Heinz Bennent, Mimsy Farmer

Votes: 118

29. Secrets, Objects (2011)

112 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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40-year-old Sociology professor Hye-jung falls for a 21-year-old Usang, a male student who helps her project research on women's extramarital affair. Their prohibited love and secrets are ... See full summary »

Director: Young-Mi Lee | Stars: Seo-hee Jang, Seok-won Jeong, Pil-mo Lee, Yi-yeong Shim

Votes: 56

30. Unnatural Causes (2008– )

Documentary

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Stars: Llewellyn M. Smith, S. Leonard Syme, David Williams, Ana Diez-Roux

Votes: 22

31. Dutschke (2009 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography

6.4
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Director: Stefan Krohmer | Stars: Christoph Bach, Emily Cox, Pasquale Aleardi, Matthias Koeberlin

Votes: 83

32. The Blonds (2003)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

6.4
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63 Metascore

Los rubios focuses on the directors search for her dissappeared parents. Is it possible to get to the truth or they are only fictions, imaginary characters from everyone who rememebers them?

Director: Albertina Carri | Stars: Analía Couceyro, Albertina Carri, Santiago Giralt, Jesica Suarez

Votes: 287

33. La sociologie est un sport de combat (2001)

146 min | Documentary

7.7
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Introduction to Sociology. For three years (1998-2001) Pierre Carles followed Pierre Bourdieu, a major sociologist, working to have his research understood and people prompted to action. ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Carles | Stars: Pierre Bourdieu, José Bové, Pierre Carles, Gaby Reich

Votes: 239

34. Le concierge (2017)

90 min | Drama, Mystery

6.9
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A concierge shows a tiny apartment to many urban types: a divorcee, an immigrant artist, a widower, a youth striking out on her own. Each one feels an immediate attachment to the place, and... See full summary »

Director: Federico Hidalgo | Stars: Emilio Hidalgo, Federico Hidalgo, Claudio Caceres, Joseph Antaki

Votes: 7

35. The Hoodlum (1919)

Not Rated | 78 min | Comedy

6.9
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A spoiled young rich girl is forced by misfortune to fight for survival in the slums and alleys, where she becomes involved with all manner of unpleasantness.

Director: Sidney Franklin | Stars: Mary Pickford, Ralph Lewis, Kenneth Harlan, T.D. Crittenden

Votes: 897

36. The Green Widow (1968)

76 min | Drama, Romance

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While under the watchful eye of a peeping tom, in the surrounding forest of Tapiola, It is where peeping toms and adulterers go, and along them Helinä.

Director: Jaakko Pakkasvirta | Stars: Eija Pokkinen, Risto Aaltonen, Matti Siitonen, Mai-Brit Heljo

Votes: 106

37. The Hour of Truth (1965)

101 min | Drama

7.1
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A German Jewish engineer is the only survivor of a concentration camp where he would work in a counterfeiting unit.

Director: Henri Calef | Stars: Karlheinz Böhm, Brett Halsey, Corinne Marchand, Michèle Girardon

Votes: 35

38. The Stuart Hall Project (2013)

103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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Stuart Hall is one of the most influential and esteemed cultural theorists of a generation. A thinker and commentator, his peers include other giants of political commentary such as Noam ... See full summary »

Director: John Akomfrah | Stars: Stuart Hall, Catherine Hall

Votes: 120

39. Caligari - Wie der Horror ins Kino kam (2014 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, History

6.6
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A documentary about the seminal horror film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) and the purpose of cinema as a cultural tool according to Siegfried Kracauer (1889-1966).

Director: Rüdiger Suchsland | Stars: Martin Engler, Erika Gregor, Ulrich Gregor, Elisabeth Bronfen

Votes: 50

40. La sociologue et l'ourson (2016)

78 min | Documentary

7.5
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Directors: Etienne Chaillou, Mathias Théry | Stars: Irène Théry, Mathias Théry, Frigide Barjot, Claude Bartolone

Votes: 65

41. Is Love Racist? The Dating Game (2017 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary

5.1
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Sociologist Emma Dabiri looks at racism in Britain through the world of modern dating as she reveals the results of a national survey and a group of volunteers take part in a series of experiments.

Director: Grace Chapman | Stars: Emma Dabiri, Thomas Baden-Riess, Ruby McGregor-Smith, Nadia Rose

Votes: 12

42. Edgar Morin, chronique d'un regard (2014)

81 min | Documentary

6.3
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Directors: Olivier Bohler, Céline Gailleurd | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Edgar Morin

Votes: 12

43. Noosfera (2011 Video)

55 min | Documentary, Biography, Family

7.2
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A captivating portrait of sociology professor Nicolae Dumitru, who preaches a theory about true love but has difficulty putting it into practice in its own life.

Directors: Ileana Stanculescu, Artchil Khetagouri | Star: Nicolae Dumitru

Votes: 6

44. Journey to a Hate Free Millennium (1999)

Documentary, Crime

6.3
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An exploration of hate crimes in America, featuring insightful looks at the Columbine shootings, the dragging death of James Byrd, Jr., and the Matthew Shepard murder.

Directors: Martin Bedogne, Brent Scarpo | Stars: Roma Downey, John Dye, Elton John, Kathy Najimy

Votes: 47

45. Depth Study (1957)

Animation, Short

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Three archaeologists learn about the impact television, especially the CBS network, had on postwar America.

Directors: Gene Deitch, Ray Favata | Star: Allen Swift

46. A Study in Sociology (1913)

Short, Drama

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A clause in the will of an old millionaire forbids his daughter from marrying any man but one who has become prominent through hard work. A relative of the girl introduces her to a supposed... See full summary »

Star: Harry Spingler

47. Shirts and Skins: The Sociology of Basketball (2003 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Ron Osgood

48. Jeden ze souboju (1971 TV Movie)

66 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Eva Sadková | Stars: Josef Abrhám, Jana Brejchová, Vlastimil Brodský, Jaroslava Brousková

Votes: 7

49. Up Is Down (1969)

5 min | Animation, Short

7.4
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A boy who walks on his hands enjoys a different view of the world.

Director: Millie Goldsholl | Star: Hans Conried

Votes: 22

50. Urok po sotziologiya (1975)

8 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Pencho Bogdanov



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