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1. Molly's Game (2017)

R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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71 Metascore

The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.

Director: Aaron Sorkin | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera

Votes: 105,137 | Gross: $28.78M

2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

7.7
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65 Metascore

As Harry, Ron and Hermione race against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, they uncover the existence of the three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.

Director: David Yates | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Bill Nighy

Votes: 426,043 | Gross: $295.98M

3. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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60 Metascore

Lisbeth is recovering in a hospital and awaiting trial for three murders when she is released. Mikael must prove her innocence, but Lisbeth must be willing to share the details of her sordid experiences with the court.

Director: Daniel Alfredson | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Annika Hallin

Votes: 63,146 | Gross: $5.19M

4. Julieta (2016)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.1
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73 Metascore

After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Emma Suárez, Adriana Ugarte, Daniel Grao, Inma Cuesta

Votes: 24,604 | Gross: $1.49M

5. The Mighty (1998)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

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Two young boys, both social outcasts in their small town, form an unlikely friendship.

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Kieran Culkin, Elden Henson, Sharon Stone, Harry Dean Stanton

Votes: 11,689 | Gross: $2.64M

6. First Light (2010 TV Movie)

75 min | Biography, Drama, War

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In May 1940 eighteen-year old Geoffrey Wellum joins the 92 squadron of the Royal Air Force and is taken to the pub,where pilots who have seen action sign their names on a blackboard. Next ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Whiteman | Stars: Sam Heughan, Gary Lewis, Ben Aldridge, Alex Robertson

Votes: 422

7. Love on the Run (1979)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Antoine Doinel is now more than thirty. He divorces from Christine. He is a proofreader, and is in love with Sabine, a record seller. Colette, his teenager love, is now a lawyer. She buys ... See full summary »

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Claude Jade, Marie-France Pisier, Dani

Votes: 5,222

8. The Lawless Breed (1952)

Approved | 83 min | Western

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After being released from prison, former gun-fighter John Wesley Hardin hopes to have his autobiography published in order to rehabilitate his tarnished reputation.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Rock Hudson, Julie Adams, Mary Castle, John McIntire

Votes: 912

9. Borderline (2019)

145 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Craving that girl she was never able to replace and seeking inspiration in her presence, or absence, or rather fantasy, a troubled writer embarks on a stormy journey of love, passion and potentially perdition.

Director: Anna Alfieri | Stars: Anna Alfieri, Agathe Ferré, Faye Sewell, Ali Keane

Votes: 9

10. Under the Hood (2009 Video)

PG | 38 min | Short, Action, Adventure

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A television interview with Hollis Mason, The first Nite-Owl, about his life and the superhero community.

Director: Eric Matthies | Stars: Ted Friend, Stephen McHattie, William S. Taylor, Glenn Ennis

Votes: 1,381

11. Declaration of War (2011)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

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73 Metascore

When their young son is diagnosed with a brain tumor, young parents Roméo and Juliette unite in the fight for his survival.

Director: Valérie Donzelli | Stars: Valérie Donzelli, Jérémie Elkaïm, César Desseix, Gabriel Elkaïm

Votes: 4,748 | Gross: $0.05M

12. We Won't Grow Old Together (1972)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.4
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A husband and wife in a loveless marriage struggle to remain ignorant to their failed relationship.

Director: Maurice Pialat | Stars: Marlène Jobert, Jean Yanne, Christine Fabréga, Patricia Pierangeli

Votes: 1,306 | Gross: $0.01M

13. Break Free: Two People. Two Years. One Dream (2019)

125 min | Documentary, Adventure

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Director: Lena Wendt | Stars: Ulrich Stirnat, Lena Wendt, Fufu, Ziza

Votes: 34

14. Barefoot (2017)

111 min | Comedy, Drama

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Story of a small boy is forced to move out of Prague during World War 2 to a small village of Slavonice where he meets the rest of his family. He needs to make new friends and get used to a... See full summary »

Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Jan Tríska, Oldrich Kaiser, Tereza Voriskova, Ondrej Vetchý

Votes: 474

15. Awake: The Life of Yogananda (2014)

PG | 87 min | Documentary

7.3
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54 Metascore

Unique biopic about Yogananda, telling the story of his life and influence on yoga, religion and science, combining re-enactment, interviews, and verité.

Directors: Paola di Florio, Lisa Leeman | Stars: George Harrison, Anupam Kher, Reed Rudy, Russell Simmons

Votes: 958 | Gross: $1.02M

16. 1987 (2014)

105 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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In 1987, Ricardo is 17. That summer, he has a busy schedule: lose his virginity, find a way to get into bars, have a car, spend time with friends. To make money fast, Ricardo decides to ... See full summary »

Director: Ricardo Trogi | Stars: Jean-Carl Boucher, Sandrine Bisson, Claudio Colangelo, Laurent-Christophe De Ruelle

Votes: 1,052

17. Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays (2014 TV Special)

TV-MA | 118 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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Billy Crystal tells the stories of his youth, growing up in the jazz world of Manhattan, his teenage years, and finally adulthood. The Tony Award-winning show is a funny and poignant exploration of family and fate, loving and loss.

Director: Des McAnuff | Star: Billy Crystal

Votes: 882

18. Roma (2004)

Not Rated | 155 min | Drama

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Joaquín Góñez, a novelist in his sixties recalls his emotions, his wild years in Buenos Aires, the memories of old friends, the meaning of loyalty and the intimate relationship with his mother, Roma.

Director: Adolfo Aristarain | Stars: Juan Diego Botto, Susú Pecoraro, José Sacristán, Agustín Garvíe

Votes: 1,101

19. Kurt Cobain About a Son (2006)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Music

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69 Metascore

In this visual essay style documentary, intimate audio of journalist Michael Azerrad's interviews with Kurt Cobain is played over more recently photographed footage of Cobain's Washington state homes and haunts.

Director: AJ Schnack | Stars: Kurt Cobain, Nathan Streifel, Michael Azerrad, Courtney Love

Votes: 3,403 | Gross: $0.08M

20. The Little House (2014)

136 min | Drama, Romance

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A woman looks back on her family's life in Tokyo before and during WWII. A maid arrives from the countryside to work for an upper middle class family. She fits in well, but everyone's emotions are stirred up with the arrival of a student.

Director: Yôji Yamada | Stars: Takako Matsu, Haru Kuroki, Isao Hashizume, Kazuko Yoshiyuki

Votes: 950

21. Dream On (II)

Comedy, Drama | Completed

One man's pursuit to become a scratch golfer within a year.

Director: Farren Blackburn | Stars: Sienna Guillory, Richard Coyle, Ben Cura, Michael Lindall

22. Mumu (2010)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

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The story a rescue, the rescue of a bad brat's life in the post-WWII period. In 1947, Roger reaches 11 years old. He's a kid badly loved, mischievous and specializes in silly things to do. ... See full summary »

Director: Joël Séria | Stars: Sylvie Testud, Jean-François Balmer, Bruno Lochet, Michel Galabru

Votes: 198

23. The Story of Piera (1983)

105 min | Biography, Drama

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This erotic drama about the incestuous relationship of a mother and daughter is based on the autobiography of Italian theater actress Piera Degli Esposti.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Hanna Schygulla, Marcello Mastroianni, Angelo Infanti

Votes: 558

24. My Dog Tulip (2009)

Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Drama

6.9
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80 Metascore

The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends.

Directors: Paul Fierlinger, Sandra Fierlinger | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Lynn Redgrave, Isabella Rossellini, Peter Gerety

Votes: 1,463 | Gross: $0.25M

25. Women in Temptation (2010)

118 min | Comedy

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When a marriage counselor is abandoned by her husband for a younger woman, she sets out for new companionship.

Director: Jirí Vejdelek | Stars: Eliska Balzerová, Vojtech Dyk, Michal Gulyás, Jirí Helekal

Votes: 602

26. Kirk Douglas: Before I Forget (2009)

86 min | Documentary

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Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas shares stories about his life, his family, his work, and his philosophy after living 92 years.

Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Anne Douglas, Diana Douglas, Eric Douglas

Votes: 52

27. A Cappella (2016)

132 min | Drama

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The movie is set in 1969, when Japanese students were enmeshed with campus riots, anti-war rallies, and the growth of subcultures in music, cinema, literature, and theater. Influenced by ... See full synopsis »

Director: Hitoshi Yazaki | Stars: Riko Narumi, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Takumi Saitoh, Nina Endô

Votes: 71

28. A Fuller Life (2013)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.9
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57 Metascore

Friends and admirers of iconoclastic film director Sam Fuller read from his memoirs.

Director: Samantha Fuller | Stars: James Franco, Jennifer Beals, Bill Duke, James Toback

Votes: 147

29. Room for a Man (2017)

77 min | Documentary, Biography

5.7
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A young Lebanese filmmaker who shares a Beirut apartment with his mother and pet dog sets about reconstructing his identity by renovating his bedroom. But as the male construction workers ... See full summary »

Director: Anthony Chidiac

Votes: 12

30. Fucking in Love (2015)

72 min | Documentary

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Director: Justine Pluvinage | Star: Justine Pluvinage

Votes: 58

31. My Story: Struggling, Bullying, Suicide, Self Harm (2012 Video)

9 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.4
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Amanda Todd, a teenage girl, uses flash cards to narrate her life after she exposed her breasts on a webcam.

Director: Amanda Todd | Star: Amanda Todd

Votes: 18

32. The Man Whose Mind Exploded (2012)

77 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

6.7
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In this "beautifully intimate and utterly unique piece of cinema", Toby Amies crosses the line between filmmaker and carer, trying to cope with the strange and hilarious world view of the fragile eccentric, Drako Zarharzar. A love story.

Director: Toby Amies | Star: Tony Banwell

Votes: 251

33. Ben: Diary of a Heroin Addict (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary

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This documentary shows the decline of Ben as he spirals in to heroin addiction

Director: Olly Lambert | Star: Ben Rogers

Votes: 211

34. How to Cook Your Life (2007)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary

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A Zen priest in San Francisco and cookbook author use Zen Buddhism and cooking to relate to everyday life.

Director: Doris Dörrie | Stars: Edward Espe Brown, Doris Dörrie

Votes: 304 | Gross: $0.08M

35. Neurosia: Fifty Years of Perversion (1995)

Unrated | 89 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Neurosia is the autobiography of the director Rosa von Praunheim. The movie begins with Rosa presenting his autobiography in a movie theater. Before the film begins, he is shot. But - his ... See full summary »

Director: Rosa von Praunheim | Stars: Désirée Nick, Lotti Huber, Evelyn Künneke, Luzi Kryn

Votes: 127

36. I... Dreaming (1988)

8 min | Short

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Phrases of Stephen Foster, set to music by Joel Heartling, are set to film in this autobiographical piece: a solitary female voice, occasionally joined by a chorus, sings phrases of sorrow ... See full summary »

Director: Stan Brakhage | Stars: Bearthm Brakhage, Neowyn Brakhage, Rarc Brakhage, Stan Brakhage

Votes: 545

37. The Wolf from Royal Vineyard Street (2016)

75 min | Biography

5.6
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The film tells the life story of its director, Jan Nemec, one of the most known and important filmmakers of Czech New Wave.

Director: Jan Nemec | Stars: Jirí Bartoska, David Bowles, Lucia Gajdosík, Markéta Janousková

Votes: 54

38. The Skin I'm In (2012)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

5.9
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A young man is found on the Berlin subway tracks with his head split open and a lethal blood alcohol level of 0.47. Saved by strangers, he is propelled on a global journey that explores the limits of body, mind, spirit and art.

Director: Broderick Fox | Stars: Rande Cook, Broderick Fox, Zulu Zulu

Votes: 7

39. Alan Bennett's Diaries (2016)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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A year in the life of British playwright Alan Bennett as he's finishing the latest tome of his diaries for his publisher.

Director: Adam Low | Stars: Alan Bennett, Nicholas Hytner, Sue Powell, Rupert Thomas

Votes: 29

40. WWF No Mercy (2000 Video Game)

T | Action

8.5
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Over 70 characters, 10 venues, 7 different areas outside the arena, new weapons, a developing story mode, an extensive create-a-wrestler mode, and much more, deliver the most comprehensive and best wrestling game of the decade.

Stars: Mick Foley, Dwayne Johnson, Jerry Lawler, Vince McMahon

Votes: 200

41. Confessions of a Suburban Girl (1992)

50 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.3
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An autobiographical look at the director Susan Seidelman's teen life in Philadelphia during the 60s.

Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Susan Seidelman, Cynthia Mullock, Ali DiBrino, Kim Anastasia

Votes: 9

42. Name Dropping

300 min | Biography | Pre-production

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Director: Ben Monk | Stars: Austin Pendleton, Reed Birney, Peter Shaw, Ben Monk

43. Isabella Rossellini - Aus dem Leben eines Schmetterlings (2010 TV Movie)

56 min | Documentary

6.8
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In a series of interviews, Isabella Rossellini talks about her life, with reflections on her father, marriage, modeling and acting, the professional consequences of getting older, being a ... See full summary »

Directors: Isabella Rossellini, Gero von Boehm | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Johann Benét, Jean-Luc Godard, Isabella Rossellini

Votes: 29

44. Backyard Movie (1991)

9 min | Short

7.8
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Handwritten notes from the filmmaker are superimposed over home movies. The narration describes the filmmaker's meditations on sexuality - at 20 when his mother asks him about his sexual ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Weber | Star: Ric Arrango

Votes: 19

45. The Mountain of Signs (2003)

28 min | Documentary, Short

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A young woman moves to Tokyo. Her quest to find spiritual values hidden in the modern city leads her to take photographs and ends in a pilgrimage to a remote cemetery in the mountains. Shot... See full summary »

Director: Mika Johnson | Star: Bonnie Huie

46. Rumi-Turning Ecstatic (2005)

Documentary

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In December 1997, Tina Petrova drove off a cliff - literally and figuratively. A tragic car crash in the California desert was the beginning of a journey that would lead her to the ... See full synopsis »

Directors: Tina Petrova, Stephen Roloff

Votes: 8

47. Sunshine City (1973)

118 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Director: Albie Thoms | Stars: Jim Anderson, Cynthia Dyer-Bennet, David Elfick, Pier Farri

48. Far from the Sea (2008)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

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Haunted by his abandonment in childhood by his sailor father, Eric Elliott builds a boat to recapture his father's memory. He launches the boat on Lake Roosevelt where his father taught him to sail, and finds treasure.

Director: Carol Wolf | Stars: J.C. Amberlyn, Erin Barca, Hugh Bishop, Karmen Bishop

49. Kyôshû (1988)

115 min | Drama

6.2
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Director: Takehiro Nakajima | Stars: Hiroshi Nishikawa, Kayano Komaki, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Masahiko Tsugawa

Votes: 8

50. Yo, Lucas (2016)

71 min | Documentary

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Director: Lucas Maldonado | Stars: Lucas Maldonado, Camila Loboguerrero, Heidi Abderhalden, Luz Amorocho



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