Dave Tompkins :: DVD Library :: Movies :: IMDb Rating :: 8


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8.9
From the Earth to the Moon (1998)

Dramatized portrayal of the Apollo manned space program.

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12 Angry Men (1957)

A dissenting juror in a murder trial slowly manages to convince the others that the case is not as obviously clear as it seemed in court.

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Fight Club (1999)

An office employee and a soap salesman build a global organization to help vent male aggression.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

The former Fellowship of the Ring prepare for the final battle for Middle Earth, while Frodo & Sam approach Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring.

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Schindler's List (1993)

Oskar Schindler uses Jews to start a factory in Poland during the war. He witnesses the horrors endured by the Jews, and starts to save them.

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8.3
Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980)

This film, which is basically the longest narrative film ever made, is a 15-1/2 hour episodic exploration of the character of Franz Biberkopf...

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8.8
Edge of Darkness: The Complete BBC Series (1985)

The mysterious death of his activist daughter, leads her straight-laced father, an Inspector of the local police force...

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8.7
Forrest Gump (1994)

Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny, eludes him.

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8.3
The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer (1961)

Part three of a trilogy. After the Japanese defeat to the Russians in the last episode, Kaji, the Japanese soldier and humanist protagonist...

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8.8
Inception (2010)

In a world where technology exists to enter the human mind through dream invasion, a highly skilled thief is given a final chance at redemption which involves executing his toughest job to date: Inception.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

In a small village in the Shire a young Hobbit named Frodo has been entrusted with an ancient Ring. Now he must embark on an Epic quest to the Cracks of Doom in order to destroy it.

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8.7
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

Frodo and Sam continue on to Mordor in their mission to destroy the One Ring. Whilst their former companions make new allies and launch an assault on Isengard.

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8.8
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

Upon arrival at a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients together to take on the oppressive Nurse Ratched, a woman more a dictator than a nurse.

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The Seven Samurai (1954)

A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.

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8.3
The Singing Detective (1986)

Tormented and bedridden by a debilitating disease, a mystery writer relives his detective stories through his imagination and hallucinations.

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8.8
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

While Luke takes advanced Jedi training from Yoda, his friends are relentlessly pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.

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8.7
City of God (2002)

Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

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Goodfellas (1990)

Henry Hill and his friends work their way up through the mob hierarchy.

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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would had been like if he never existed.

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8.6
John Adams (2008)

A miniseries on the life of John Adams and the first 50 years of the United States.

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8.7
The Matrix (1999)

A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against the controllers of it.

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8.6
Night and Fog (1955)

The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside.

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8.7
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

Epic story of a mysterious stranger with a harmonica who joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.

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Se7en (1995)

Police drama about two cops, one new and one about to retire, after a serial killer using the seven deadly sins as his MO.

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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

Luke Skywalker leaves his home planet, teams up with other rebels, and tries to save Princess Leia from the evil clutches of Darth Vader.

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The Usual Suspects (1995)

A boat has been destroyed, criminals are dead, and the key to this mystery lies with the only survivor and his twisted, convoluted story beginning with five career crooks in a seemingly random police lineup.

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8.6
American History X (1998)

A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

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8.7
Casablanca (1942)

Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

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8.6
City Lights (1931)

The Tramp struggles to help a blind flower girl he has fallen in love with.

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The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Eight years on, a new terrorist leader, Bane, overwhelms Gotham's finest, and the Dark Knight resurfaces to protect a city that has branded him an enemy.

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8.5
Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)

A filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend's ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son.

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8.2
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959)

First of a trilogy of films. During the Second World War, a Japanese conscientious objector named Kaji works as a supervisor in a Manchurian prison camp...

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The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity (1959)

Second part of a trilogy. Conscientious objector Kaji, now forced to serve in the Japanese army during the Second World War...

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8.6
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Archeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

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8.5
The Intouchables (2011)

After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caretaker.

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8.4
The Kingdom - Series 1 (1994)

The Kingdom is the most technologically advanced hospital in Denmark, a gleaming bastion of medical science...

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8.6
Leon (1994)

Professional assassin Leon reluctantly takes care of 12-year-old Mathilda, a neighbor whose parents are killed, and teaches her his trade.

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8.5
Life is Beautiful (1997)

A Jewish man has a wonderful romance with the help of his humour, but must use that same quality to protect his son in a Nazi death camp.

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8.6
Modern Times (1936)

The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.

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Psycho (1960)

A young woman steals $40,000 from her employer's client, and subsequently encounters a young motel proprietor too long under the domination of his mother.

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Rear Window (1954)

A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

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Roots (1977)

A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.

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Saving Private Ryan (1998)

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of US soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

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8.7
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

A young FBI cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.

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8.6
Spirited Away (2001)

In the middle of her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and monsters; where humans are changed into animals; and a bathhouse for these creatures.

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Sunset Boulevard (1950)

A hack screenwriter writes a screenplay for a former silent-film star who has faded into Hollywood obscurity.

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8.5
An Affair of the Heart (2012)

The first-ever feature documentary about Grammy« Winning musician, songwriter, actor, and New York Times best-selling author Rick Springfield and his ardently loyal fan base. Film focuses ...

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Alien (1979)

A mining ship, investigating a suspected SOS, lands on a distant planet. The crew discovers some strange creatures and investigates.

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Aliens (1986)

The planet from Alien (1979) has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, enough?

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Amelie (2001)

Amelie, an innocent and naive girl in Paris, with her own sense of justice, decides to help those around her and along the way, discovers love.

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American Beauty (1999)

Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation for his daughter's attractive friend.

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Apocalypse Now (1979)

During the on-going Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade Green Beret who has set himself up as a God among a local tribe.

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Back to the Future (1985)

In 1985, Doc Brown invents time travel; in 1955, Marty McFly accidentally prevents his parents from meeting, putting his own existence at stake.

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Cinema Paradiso (1988)

A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.

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Citizen Kane (1941)

Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

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8.4
The Cove (2009)

Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.

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Das Boot (1981)

The claustrophobic world of a WWII German U-boat; boredom, filth, and sheer terror.

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8.5
The Departed (2006)

Two men from opposite sides of the law are undercover within the Massachusetts State Police and the Irish mafia, but violence and bloodshed boil when discoveries are made, and the moles are dispatched to find out their enemy's identities.

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Django Unchained (2012)

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

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Double Indemnity (1944)

An insurance rep lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions.

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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.

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Gladiator (2000)

When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by a corrupt prince, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

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8.4
Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

A tragic film covering a young boy and his little sister's struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.

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8.5
The Great Dictator (1940)

In Chaplin's satire on Nazi Germany, dictator Adenoid Hynkel has a double... a poor Jewish barber... who one day is mistaken for Hynkel.

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The Green Mile (1999)

The story about the lives of guards on death row leading up to the execution of black man accused of child murder & rape, who has the power of faith healing.

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8.4
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)

A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville.

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The Lion King (1994)

Tricked into thinking he killed his father, a guilt ridden lion cub flees into exile and abandons his identity as the future King.

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8.5
The Lives of Others (2006)

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.

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M (1931)

When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.

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Memento (2000)

A man, suffering from short-term memory loss, uses notes and tattoos to hunt for the man he thinks killed his wife.

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No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005)

A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to ''voice of a generation'' to rock star.

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North by Northwest (1959)

A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.

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Paths of Glory (1957)

When soldiers in WW1 refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superiors decide to make an example of them.

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The Pianist (2002)

A Polish Jewish musician struggles to survive the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto of World War II.

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8.4
The Prestige (2006)

Robert and Alfred are rival magicians. When Alfred performs the ultimate magic trick, Robert tries desperately to find out the secret to the trick.

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Princess Mononoke (1997)

On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest and Tataraba, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.

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A Separation (2012)

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

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8.5
The Shining (1980)

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.

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State of Play (2003)

A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

The cyborg who once tried to kill Sarah Connor must now protect her teenager son, John Connor, from an even more powerful and advanced cyborg.

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8.1
The Union: The Business Behind Getting High (2007)

BC's illegal marijuana trade industry has evolved into a business giant, dubbed by some involved as 'The Union'...

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8.5
Vertigo (1958)

A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.

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8.4
WALL-E (2008)

In the distant future, a small waste collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.

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Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Agatha Christie tale of a man on trial for murder: a trial featuring surprise after surprise.

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All About Eve (1950)

An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.

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8.3
Amadeus (1984)

The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback mode by Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum.

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The Apartment (1960)

A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

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8.4
The Bicycle Thief (1948)

A man and his son search for a stolen bicycle vital for his job.

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Braveheart (1995)

William Wallace, a commoner, unites the 13th Century Scots in their battle to overthrow English rule.

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A Clockwork Orange (1971)

In future Britain, charismatic delinquent Alex DeLarge is jailed and later volunteers for an experimental aversion therapy developed by the government in an effort to solve society's crime problem... but not all goes to plan.

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

A couple undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories when their relationship turns sour, but it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.

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8.3
For a Few Dollars More (1965)

Two bounty hunters with completely different intentions team up to track down a Western outlaw.

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Full Metal Jacket (1987)

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow Marine recruits from their brutal basic training to the bloody street fighting set in 1968 Hue, Vietnam.

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8.5
Harakiri (1962)

Peace in 17th-century Japan causes the Shogunate's breakup of warrior clans, throwing thousands of samurai out of work and into poverty...

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8.1
Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)

A filmed account of a bitterly violent miner strike.

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Hearts & Minds (1974)

A documentary of the conflicting attitudes of the opponents of the Vietnam war.

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8.4
Home (2009)

With aerial footage from 54 countries, Home is a depiction of how the Earth's problems are all interlinked.

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Ikiru (1952)

Kanji Watanabe is a longtime bureaucrat in a city office who, along with the rest of the office, spends his entire working life doing nothing...

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8.3
The Kid (1921)

The Tramp cares for an abandoned child, but events put that relationship in jeopardy.

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8.4
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Epic rumination on a flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.

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8.3
Man with a Movie Camera (1929)

A cameraman travels around a city with a camera slung over his shoulder, documenting urban life with dazzling inventiveness.

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8.4
Metropolis (1927)

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

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8.3
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.

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8.4
Oldboy (2003)

After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days.

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Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to Brooklyn over 30 years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

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The Pacific (2010)

A 10-part mini-series from the creators of ''Band of Brothers'' telling the intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II.

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8.3
Peanuts - A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

Repelled by the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find the true meaning of Christmas.

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8.4
Rashomon (1950)

A heinous crime and its aftermath are recalled from differing points of view.

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Requiem for a Dream (2000)

The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control.

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Reservoir Dogs (1992)

After a simple jewelery heist goes terribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.

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8.2
Robin Williams: Live on Broadway (2002)
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8.1
Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)

An in-depth look at the Canadian rock band Rush, chronicling the band's musical evolution from their progressive rock sound of the '70s to their current heavy rock style.

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8.2
Satantango (1994)

In a small dilapidated village in 1990s Hungary, life has come to a virtual standstill. The autumn rains have started...

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8.4
Scenes from a Marriage (1973)

Follows the relationship of Marianne and Johan as they separate, engage in extramarital affairs, bond...

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8.2
Sherlock Jr. (1924)

A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.

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8.4
Singin' in the Rain (1952)

A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

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8.3
Snatch (2000)

Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers, and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.

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Some Like It Hot (1959)

When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

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8.4
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels attempt to destroy the Second Death Star, while Luke Skywalker tries to bring his father back to the Light Side of the Force.

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8.3
The Sting (1973)

In 1930s Chicago, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.

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Sunrise (1927)

A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife.

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8.4
Taxi Driver (1976)

A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as nighttime taxi driver in a city whose perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge to violently lash out, attempting to save a teenage prostitute in the process.

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8.2
Temple Grandin (2010)

A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.

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8.4
The Third Man (1949)

Arriving in Vienna, Holly Martins learns that his friend Harry Lime, who has invited him, recently died in a car accident.

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8.2
The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)

A documentary of the successful career and assassination of San Francisco's first elected gay councilor.

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8.4
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice.

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Toy Story 3 (2010)

The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

Fred C. Dobbs and Bob Curtin, both down on their luck in Tampico, Mexico in 1925, meet up with a grizzled...

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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

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8.3
Yojimbo (1961)

A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town.

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8.7
12 Years a Slave (2013)

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

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8.3
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Mankind finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, artifact buried on the moon and, with the intelligent computer HAL, sets off on a quest.

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3 Idiots (2009)

Two friends embark on a quest for a lost buddy. On this journey, they encounter a long forgotten bet, a wedding they must crash, and a funeral that goes impossibly out of control.

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8.4
Baraka (1992)

A movie with no conventional plot: merely a collection of expertly photographed scenes. Subject matter has a highly environmental theme.

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8.3
Batman Begins (2005)

The story of how Bruce Wayne became what he was destined to be: Batman.

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8.2
The Best of Youth (2003)

An Italian epic that follows the lives of two brothers, from the 1960s to the 2000s.

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Blade Runner (1982)

Deckard, a blade runner, has to track down and terminate 4 replicants who hijacked a ship in space and have returned to earth seeking their maker.

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8.3
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.

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8.2
Children of Paradise (1945)

This tragic tale centers around the ill-fated love between Baptiste, a theater mime, and Claire Reine...

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8.3
Chinatown (1974)

A private detective investigating an adultery case stumbles on to a scheme of murder that has something to do with water.

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Die Hard (1988)

New York cop John McClane gives terrorists a dose of their own medicine as they hold hostages in an LA office building.

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Downfall (2004)

Traudl Junge (Lara), the final secretary for Adolf Hitler (Ganz), tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.

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8.4
Earthlings (2005)

Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, EARTHLINGS chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.

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8.1
Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983)

Eddie Murphy's raunchy, raucous stand-up comedy routine is captured for posterity on this tape. Not for folks who dislike foul language.

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8.2
The Elephant Man (1980)

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.

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8.3
The General (1926)

When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single handedly and straight through enemy lines.

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8.2
The Gold Rush (1925)

The Tramp goes the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more.

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8.3
The Great Escape (1963)

Several hundred Allied POWs plan a mass escape from a German POW camp.

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Heat (1995)

A Los Angeles crime saga, ''Heat'' focuses on the lives of two men on opposite sides of the law - one a detective; the other a thief.

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High and Low (1963)

An executive of a shoe company becomes a victim of extortion when his chauffeur's son is kidnapped and held for ransom.

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8.1
Hoop Dreams (1994)

A film following the lives of two African American boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.

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8.3
The Hunt (2012)

A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.

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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis.

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Inglourious Basterds (2009)

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a group of Jewish-American soldiers known as ''The Basterds'' are chosen specifically to spread fear throughout the Third Reich by scalping and brutally killing Nazis. The Basterds soon cross paths with a French-Jewish teenage girl who runs a movie theater in Paris which is targeted by the soldiers.

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8.2
Inside Job (2010)

Takes a closer look at what brought about the financial meltdown.

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It Happened One Night (1934)

A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who's actually a reporter looking for a story. But then he falls for her...

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Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes.

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8.3
The Kingdom - Series 2 (1997)

It starts with the birth of ''Little Brother'', the son of diabolical murderer Aage Kroeger and the nurse Judith...

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L.A. Confidential (1997)

A shooting at an all night diner is investigated by three LA policemen in their own unique ways.

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8.2
La Jetee (1962)

Time travel, still images, a past, present and future and the aftermath of World War III. The tale of a man...

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8.3
Like Stars on Earth (2007)

An eight year old boy is thought to be lazy and a troublemaker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the US Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

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8.2
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wonderous forest spirits who live nearby.

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Nights of Cabiria (1957)

A waifish prostitute wanders the streets of Rome looking for true love but finding only heartbreak.

tt0050783
No End in Sight (2007)

A comprehensive look at the Bush Administration's conduct of the Iraq war and its occupation of the country.

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8.3
On the Waterfront (1954)

An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.

tt0047296
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

In the fascist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.

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The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

A chronicle of the trial of Jeanne d'Arc on charges of heresy, and the efforts of her ecclesiastical jurists to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions.

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Raging Bull (1980)

An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring, destroys his life outside it.

tt0081398+
Ran (1985)

An elderly lord abdicates to his three sons, and the two corrupt ones turn against him.

tt0089881+
Rebecca (1940)

When a naive young woman marries a rich widower and settles in his gigantic mansion, she finds the memory of the first wife maintaining a grip on her husband and the servants.

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8.1
Rocco and His Brothers (1960)

The widow Rosaria moves to Milano from Lucania with her 4 sons, one of whom is Rocco. The fifth son...

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8.3
Rush (2013)

The merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda.

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8.2
Safety Last! (1923)

When a store clerk organizes a contest to climb the outside of a tall building, circumstances force him to make the perilous climb himself.

tt0014429
Sansho the Bailiff (1954)

In mediaeval Japan a compassionate governor is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are separated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression.

tt0047445
8.3
Scarface (1983)

In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug empire while succumbing to greed. (Cartel not Mafia)

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8.2
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)

A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.

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8.3
The Seventh Seal (1957)

A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.

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8.2
Swades: We, the People (2004)

A successful Indian scientist returns to an Indian village to take his nanny to America with him and in the process rediscovers his roots.

tt0367110+
To Be or Not to Be (1942)

During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy.

tt0035446+
Tokyo Story (1953)

An old couple visit their children and grandchildren in the city; but the children have little time for them.

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8.3
Toy Story (1995)

A cowboy toy is profoundly threatened and jealous when a fancy spaceman toy supplants him as top toy in a boy's room.

tt0114709+
Le Trou (1960)

Just as 4 cell-mates are about to launch their elaborate escape from a tiny cell, a detainee from a cell-block under repair is transferred in...

tt0054407
8.2
Umberto D. (1952)

Umberto Ferrari, aged government-pensioner, attends a street demonstration held by his fellow pensioners...

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8.3
Unforgiven (1992)

Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.

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Up! (2009)

By tying thousands of balloon to his home, 78-year-old Carl Fredricksen sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America. Right after lifting off, however, he learns he isn't alone on his journey, since Russell, a wilderness explorer 70 years his junior, has inadvertently become a stowaway on the trip.

tt1049413
The Wages of Fear (1953)

In a decrepit South American village, men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe.

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8.2
Warrior (2011)

The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision corner with his older brother.

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8.3
Wild Strawberries (1957)

After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence.

tt0050986
Woman in the Dunes (1964)

Jumpei Niki, a Tokyo based entomologist and educator, is in a poor seaside village collecting specimens of sand insects...

tt0058625
8.1
The 400 Blows (1959)

Intensley touching story of a misunderstood young adolescent who left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.

tt0053198+
8 1/2 (1963)

A harried movie director retreats into his memories and fantasies.

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8.2
Ace in the Hole (1951)

A frustrated former big-city journalist now stuck working for an Albuquerque newspaper exploits a story about a man trapped in a cave to re-jump start his career, but the situation quickly escalates into an out-of-control circus.

tt0043338+
The Act of Killing (2012)

A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.

tt2375605+
8.1
Amores perros (2000)

A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret, and life's harsh realities, all in the name of love.

tt0245712
Andrei Rublev (1966)

Andreiv Rublev charts the life of the great icon painter through a turbulent period of 15th Century Russian history...

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8.2
Annie Hall (1977)

Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

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8.1
Army of Shadows (1969)

France, 1942, during the occupation. Philippe Gerbier, a civil engineer, is one of the French Resistance's chiefs...

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8.2
The Avengers (2012)

Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army.

tt0848228
The Battle of Algiers (1966)

A surprisingly unbiased account of the bloodiest revolution in modern history.

tt0058946
8.1
A Beautiful Mind (2001)

After a brilliant but asocial mathematician accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn to the nightmarish.

tt0268978+
Ben-Hur (1959)

When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.

tt0052618
8.2
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Three WWII veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.

tt0036868
The Big Lebowski (1998)

''Dude'' Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

tt0118715
8.0
Brotherhood (2004)

A drama about the fate of brothers forced to fight in the Korean War.

tt0386064+
8.2
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close.

tt0064115
Casino (1995)

Greed, deception, money, power, and murder occur between two mobster best friends and a trophy wife over a gambling empire.

tt0112641+
Come and See (1985)

During WWII, a Belorussian boy is thrust into the atrocities of war, fighting with a hopelessly unequipped Soviet resistance movement against ruthless German forces...

tt0091251
Cool Hand Luke (1967)

A man refuses to conform to life in a rural prison.

tt0061512
8.0
The Corporation (2003)

Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance.

tt0379225+
8.2
The Deer Hunter (1978)

An in-depth examination of the way that the Vietnam war affects the lives of people in a small industrial town in the USA.

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8.1
Deruzu uzara (1975)

A Russian army explorer who is rescued in Siberia by a rugged Asian hunter renews his friendship with the woodsman years later when he returns as the head of a larger expedition...

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8.2
Diabolique (1955)

The wife of a cruel headmaster and his mistress conspire to kill him, but after the murder is committed, his body disappears, and strange events begin to plague the two women.

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8.1
Dial M for Murder (1954)

An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B.

tt0046912
The Diamond Arm (1969)

Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for a gang of smugglers (a real smuggler - Gena - was also on ...

tt0062759
8.0
Divorce Italian Style (1961)

A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.

tt0055913+
Dodsworth (1936)

A bittersweet tale of the increasing estrangement of a retired automobile tycoon and his wife. Increasingly obsessed with maintaining an appearance of youth...

tt0027532
8.1
Fanny and Alexander (1982)

The title characters are children in the exuberant and colorful Ekdahl household in a Swedish town early in the twentieth century...

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8.2
Fargo (1996)

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of pregnant Marge Gunderson.

tt0116282
8.1
Finding Nemo (2003)

A father-son underwater adventure featuring Nemo, a boy clownfish, stolen from his coral reef home. His timid father must then travel to Sydney, and search Sydney Harbour find Nemo.

tt0266543
8.0
Fires on the Plain (1959)

In the closing days of WWII remnants of the Japanese army in Leyte are abandoned by their command and face certain starvation.

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8.1
The Fog of War (2003)

A film about the former US Secretary of Defense and the various difficult lessons he learned about the nature and conduct of modern war.

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8.2
Gone with the Wind (1939)

American classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man carry on a turbulent love affair in the American south during the Civil War and Reconstruction.

tt0031381
Good Will Hunting (1997)

Will Hunting, a janitor at MIT, has a gift for mathematics which is discovered, and a psychologist tries to help him with his gift and the rest of his life.

tt0119217
Gran Torino (2008)

Disgruntled Korean War vet Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a young Hmong teenager, who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: his 1972 Gran Torino.

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8.1
Grand Illusion (1937)

During 1st WW, two French officers are captured. Captain De Boeldieu is an aristocrat while Lieutenant Marechal was a mechanic in civilian life...

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8.2
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

A poor Midwest family is forced off of their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.

tt0032551+
8.1
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)

Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola's ''Apocalypse Now'' was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems--nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director.

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The Heiress (1949)

A young naive woman falls for a handsome young man who her emotionally abusive father suspects is a fortune hunter.

tt0041452
8.0
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

A younger and more reluctant Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out on an ''unexpected journey'' to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of Dwarves to reclaim their stolen mountain home from a dragon named Smaug.

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8.2
Hotel Rwanda (2004)

The true-life story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.

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8.1
How To Train Your Dragon (2010)

A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.

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Howl's Moving Castle (2004)

When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.

tt0347149+
Incendies (2010)

Twins journey to the Middle East to discover their family history, and fulfill their mother's last wishes.

tt1255953
Infernal Affairs (2002)

A story between a mole in the police department and an undercover cop. Their objectives are the same: to find out who is the mole, and who is the cop.

tt0338564
Inherit the Wind (1960)

Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.

tt0053946
8.2
Into the Wild (2007)

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.

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8.1
Khosla's Nest (2006)

A Delhi based retired middle class man tries half-heartedly to get his land back from a swindling property dealer with the help of his sons and their friends.

tt0466460
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

The Bride wakes up after a long coma. The baby that she carried before entering the coma is gone. The only thing on her mind is to have revenge on the assassination team that betrayed her - a team she was once part of.

tt0266697
Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

A distant poor relative of the Duke of D'Ascoyne plots to inherit the title by murdering the eight other heirs who stand ahead of him in the line of succession.

tt0041546+
King of Kong: A Fistfull of Quarters (2007)

Diehard video game fans compete to break World Records on classic arcade games.

tt0923752
Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

A movie with no conventional plot: merely a collection of expertly photographed scenes. Subject matter has a highly environmental theme.

tt0085809
La Strada (1954)

A carefree girl is sold to a traveling entertainer, consequently enduring physical and emotional pain along the way.

tt0047528+
Laura (1944)

A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he's investigating.

tt0037008
The Lion in Winter (1968)

1183 AD: King Henry II's three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he won't commit to a choice. They and his wife variously plot to force him.

tt0063227
8.2
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

Four London working class stiffs pool their money to put one in a high stakes card game, but things go wrong and they end up owing half a million pounds and having one week to come up with the cash.

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8.0
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

An elderly couple are forced to separate when they lose their house and none of their five children will take both parents in.

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8.2
The Maltese Falcon (1941)

A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.

tt0033870
8.1
Mary & Max (2009)

A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York.

tt0978762
Monty Python: Life of Brian (1979)

Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.

tt0079470
8.2
Munnabhai M.B.B.S. (2003)

A gangster sets out to fulfill his father's dream of becoming a doctor.

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8.1
My Sassy Girl (2001)

Based on a series of true stories posted by Ho-sik Kim on the Internet describing his relationship with his girlfriend...

tt0293715+
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicań desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.

tt0087544+
Network (1976)

A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.

tt0074958+
No Country for Old Men (2007)

Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon some dead bodies, a stash of heroin and more than $2 million in cash near the Rio Grande.

tt0477348
Persona (1966)

A nurse is put in charge of an actress who can't talk and finds that the actress's persona is melding with hers.

tt0060827
The Pillars of the Earth (2010)

The Pillars of the Earth is set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart...

tt1453159
Platoon (1986)

A young recruit in Vietnam faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.

tt0091763
The Princess Bride (1987)

A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).

tt0093779
Raise the Red Lantern (1991)

China in the 1920's. After her father's death, nineteen year old Songlian is forced to marry Chen Zuoqian...

tt0101640
8.4
Rang De Basanti (2006)

A young woman from England comes to India to make a documentary about her grandfather's diary which was written in the 1920s about the Indian Independence with five young men.

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8.2
The Red Shoes (1948)

A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina.

tt0040725+
Rififi (1955)

Four men plan a technically perfect crime, but the human element intervenes...

tt0048021
8.1
Rome, Open City (1945)

Rome, 1944. Giorgio Manfredi, one of the leaders of the Resistance, is tracked down by the Nazis. He goes to his friend Francesco's...

tt0038890
Le Samurai (1967)

Hitman Jef Costello is a perfectionist who always carefully plans his murders and who never gets caught...

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8.2
Samurai Rebellion (1967)

The mother of a feudal lord's only heir is kidnapped away from her husband by the lord. The husband and his samurai father must decide whether to accept the unjust decision, or risk death to get her back.

tt0061847
8.1
Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock 'n' roller, Rodriguez.

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8.2
Sin City (2005)

A film that explores the dark and miserable town Basin City and tells the story of three different people, all caught up in the violent corruption of the city.

tt0401792
The Sixth Sense (1999)

A boy who communicates with spirits that don't know they're dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.

tt0167404
8.0
Something the Lord Made (2004)

A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.

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8.1
Stand by Me (1986)

After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find a body of a missing boy

tt0092005
Sullivan's Travels (1941)

A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.

tt0034240
Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

A biting look at the ruthless world of a powerful and evil New York columnist.

tt0051036
8.0
The Thin Man (1934)

Comedy-mystery featuring Nick and Nora Charles: a former detective and his rich, playful wife. They solve a murder case mostly for the fun of it.

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8.2
The Thing (1982)

Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.

tt0084787
Touch of Evil (1958)

Stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in Mexican border town.

tt0052311
Trainspotting (1996)

Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.

tt0117951+
8.0
Trouble in Paradise (1932)

A gentleman thief and a lady pickpocket join forces to con a beautiful perfume company owner. Romantic entanglements and jealousies confuse the scheme.

tt0023622
8.1
Ugetsu (1953)

In the beginning of the springtime in the period of the Japanese Civil Wars of the Sixteenth Century in Lake Biwa in the Province of Omi...

tt0046478+
8.2
V for Vendetta (2006)

A shadowy freedom fighter known only as ''V'' uses terrorist tactics to fight against his totalitarian society. Upon rescuing a girl from the secret police, he also finds his best chance at having an ally.

tt0434409
8.1
Viridiana (1961)

Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior.

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8.0
When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (1960)

This is the story of Mama, a.k.a. Keiko, a middle-aged geisha who must choose to either get married or buy a bar of her own...

tt0054144
8.2
White Heat (1949)

A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn

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8.1
12 Monkeys (1995)

In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

tt0114746
8.0
3-Iron (2004)

A transient young man breaks into empty homes to partake of the vacationing residents' lives for a few days.

tt0423866
Aguirre: The Wrath of God (1972)

In in 16th century, the ruthless and insane Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.

tt0068182
Akira (1988)

A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psionic psychopath that only two kids and a group of psionics can stop.

tt0094625+
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)

Emmi, a woman truly in the second half of life, falls in love with Ali, a Berber guest worker more than ten years younger...

tt0071141+
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

tt0020629
8.1
Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

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?

tt0052561
Anne of Green Gables (1985)

An orphan girl, sent to an elderly brother and sister by mistake, charms her new home and community with her firey spirit and imagination.

tt0088727+
8.0
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.

tt0036613
Au Revior Les Enfants (1987)

A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives...

tt0092593
An Autumn Afternoon (1962)

An aging widower arranges a marriage for his only daughter.

tt0056444
8.1
Autumn Sonata (1978)

After having neglected her children for many years, world famous pianist Charlotte visits her daughter Eva in her home...

tt0077711
8.0
Ballad of a Soldier (1959)

During World War II, 19 year old soldier Alyosha gets a medal as a reward for a heroic act at the front...

tt0052600
8.1
Barry Lyndon (1975)

An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's position in 18th Century aristocracy.

tt0072684
8.0
Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Belle, whose father Maurice is imprisoned by the Beast (really an enchanted Prince), offers herself instead and finds the prince inside the Beast.

tt0101414+
8.1
Before Midnight (2013)

We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.

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8.0
Before Sunrise (1995)

A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one romantic evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together.

tt0112471
Before Sunset (2004)

It's nine years after Jesse and Celine first met; now, they encounter one another on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.

tt0381681
Being There (1979)

Chance, a simple gardener, has never left the estate until his employer dies. His simple TV-informed utterances are mistaken for profundity.

tt0078841+
8.1
The Big Sleep (1946)

Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love.

tt0038355+
8.0
Blackfish (2013)

Notorious killer whale Tilikum is responsible for the deaths of three individuals, including a top killer whale trainer. Blackfish shows the sometimes devastating consequences of keeping ...

tt2545118
8.1
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

Bourne dodges new, superior assassins as he searches for his unknown past while a government agent tries to track him down.

tt0440963
8.0
Bowling for Columbine (2002)

Filmmaker Michael Moore explores the roots of America's predilection for gun violence.

tt0310793+
8.1
Brief Encounter (1945)

Meeting a stranger in a railway station, a woman is tempted to cheat on her husband.

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8.0
Bringing Up Baby (1938)

David Huxley is waiting to get a bone he needs for his museum collection. Through a series of strange circumstances...

tt0029947+
The Browning Version (1951)

Forced to retire from an English public school. a disliked professor must confront his utter failures as a teacher, a husband, and a man.

tt0043362
The Burmese Harp (1956)

In the War's closing days, when a conscience-driven Japanese soldier fails to get his countrymen to surrender to overwhelming force, he adopts the lifestyle of a Buddhist monk.

tt0049012
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

Dr. Caligari's somnambulist, Cesare, and his deadly predictions.

tt0010323
Castle in the Sky (1986)

A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.

tt0092067+
8.1
The Celebration (1998)

At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed.

tt0154420
8.0
Le Cercle Rouge (1970)

Corey is a cool, aristocratic thief, released from prison on the same day that Vogel, a murderer, escapes from the custody of the patient Mattei...

tt0065531+
Charade (1963)

Romance and suspense in Paris, as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Who can she trust?

tt0056923
8.2
Children of Heaven (1997)

Zohre's shoes are gone; her older brother Ali lost them. They are poor, there are no shoes for Zohre until they come up with an idea: they will share one pair of shoes...

tt0118849
8.0
A Christmas Carol (1951)

An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by ghosts on Christmas Eve.

tt0044008+
A Christmas Story (1983)

Ralphie has to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940's.

tt0085334+
Close-Up (1990)

Pretending to be Mohsen Makhmalbaf making his next movie, Ali Sabzian enters the home of a well-to-do family in Teheran...

tt0100234+
The Conformist (1970)

A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.

tt0065571
8.1
The Cranes are Flying (1957)

Veronica plans a rendezvous with her lover, Boris, at the bank of river, only for him to be drafted into World War II shortly thereafter.

tt0050634
8.0
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

An opthamologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.

tt0097123
8.1
Departures (2008)

A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals.

tt1069238
8.0
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.

tt0401383
8.1
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)

A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.

tt0072890
Donnie Darko (2001)

A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after narrowly escaping a bizarre accident.

tt0246578
8.0
Duck Soup (1933)

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

tt0023969+
Early Summer (1951)

A family chooses a match for their 28-year-old daughter Noriko, but she surprisingly has her own plans.

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East of Eden (1955)

In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam...

tt0048028+
Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within (2010)

After a prison riot, former-Captain Nascimento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups.

tt1555149
Exit Through the Gift Shop (2010)

The story of how an eccentric French shop keeper and amateur film maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy...

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The Exterminating Angel (1962)

The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave.

tt0056732+
A Face in the Crowd (1957)

An Arkansas hobo becomes an overnight media sensation. But as he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

tt0050371
Faust: A German Folk Legend (1926)

God and Satan war over earth; to settle things, they wager on the soul of Faust, a learned and prayerful alchemist...

tt0016847
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

A wandering gunfighter plays two rival families against each other in a town torn apart by greed, pride, and revenge.

tt0058461
8.1
For All Mankind (1989)

This movie documents the Apollo missions perhaps the most definitively of any movie under two hours...

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Gandhi (1982)

Biography of Mahatma Gandhi , the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British through his philosophy of non-violent protest.

tt0083987
The Graduate (1967)

Recent college graduate Benjamin Braddock is trapped into an affair with Mrs. Robinson, who happens to be the wife of his father's business partner and then finds himself falling in love with her teenage daughter, Elaine.

tt0061722+
8.5
Gravity (2013)

A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space.

tt1454468+
8.0
Great Expectations (1946)

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

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8.1
Groundhog Day (1993)

A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again.

tt0107048
8.0
Harold and Maude (1971)

Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.

tt0067185
8.1
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Harry, Ron and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord.

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8.0
Harvey (1950)

Elwood P. Dowd is a mild-mannered, pleasant man, who just happens (he says) to have an invisible friend resembling a 6-foot rabbit.

tt0042546
The Help (2011)

An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960's decides to write a book detailing the African-American maid's point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

tt1454029
8.1
High Noon (1952)

A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.

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8.0
His Girl Friday (1940)

A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.

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8.1
The Hustler (1961)

An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match.

tt0054997
8.0
I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932)

Wrongly convicted James Allen serves in the intolerable conditions of a southern chain gang, which later comes back to haunt him.

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In Cold Blood (1967)

After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

tt0061809
In the Mood for Love (2000)

A man and a woman move in to neighboring Hong Kong apartments and form a bond when they both suspect their spouses of extra-marital activities.

tt0118694
8.1
Ip Man (2008)

A semi-biographical account of Yip Man, the first martial arts master to teach the Chinese martial art of Wing Chun.

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8.0
Ivan's Childhood (1962)

12-year old Ivan works as a spy at the eastern front. The small Ivan can cross the German lines unnoticed to collect information. Three Soviet officers try to take care of this boy-child.

tt0056111
8.1
Jaws (1975)

When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.

tt0073195
8.0
Jean de Florette (1986)

A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell.

tt0091288
8.1
The Killing (1956)

Crooks plan and execute a daring racetrack robbery.

tt0049406+
The King's Speech (2010)

The story of King George VI of Britain, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.

tt1504320+
8.0
La Dolce Vita (1960)

Journalist and man-about-town Marcello struggles to find his place in the world, torn between the allure of Rome's elite social scene and the stifling domesticity offered by his girlfriend...

tt0053779+
La Haine (1995)

Abdel, a local hoodlum, is hospitalized after a riot, where a policeman lost his gun. His friend Vinz finds it and claims he will kill a cop if Abdel dies.

tt0113247+
8.2
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers...

tt0169102
8.0
The Last Picture Show (1971)

The coming of age of a youth named Sonny in a small Texas town in the 1950s.

tt0067328
Let the Right One In (2008)

Oscar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl who turns out to be a vampire.

tt1139797
The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

Portrays in warm-hearted detail the life and loves of one extraordinary man. We meet the imposingly rotund General Clive Wynne-Candy...

tt0036112
Life of Pi (2012)

A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

tt0454876
The Lost Weekend (1945)

The desperate life of a chronic alcoholic is followed through a four day drinking bout.

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8.1
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.

tt0056217
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

A former Korean War POW is brainwashed by Communists into becoming a political assassin. But another former prisoner may know how to save him.

tt0056218
8.0
Manon of the Spring (1986)

A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her her father's land caused his death years earlier.

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8.1
Memories of Murder (2003)

In 1986, in the province of Gyunggi, in South Korea, a second young and beautiful woman is found dead...

tt0353969
8.2
The Message (1977)

Handsomely-mounted historical epic concerns the birth of the

tt0074896+
8.1
Million Dollar Baby (2004)

A hardened trainer/manager works with a determined woman in her attempt to establish herself as a boxer.

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8.0
The Miracle Worker (1962)

The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.

tt0056241
Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Monsters generate their city's power by scaring children, but they are terribly afraid themselves of being contaminated by children, so when one enters Monstropolis, top scarer Sulley finds his world disrupted.

tt0198781+
My Man Godfrey (1936)

A scatterbrained socialite hires a vagrant as a family butler...but there's more to Godfrey than meets the eye.

tt0028010
A Night at the Opera (1935)

A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies.

tt0026778
8.1
The Night of the Hunter (1955)

A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.

tt0048424+
8.0
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Jack Skellington, king of Halloweentown, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept.

tt0107688
8.1
Notorious (1946)

A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?

tt0038787
Out of the Past (1947)

Jeff Bailey, small-town gas pumper, has his mysterious past catch up with him one day when he's ordered to meet with gambler Whit Sterling...

tt0039689
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)

Two drifters are passing through a Western town, when news comes in that a local farmer has been murdered and his cattle stolen...

tt0036244
Paper Moon (1973)

During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.

tt0070510
8.0
Papillon (1973)

A man befriends a fellow criminal as the two of them begin serving their sentence on a dreadful prison island, which inspires the man to plot his escape.

tt0070511
Paris, Texas (1984)

A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his...

tt0087884
Patton (1970)

The World War II phase of the controversial American general's career is depicted.

tt0066206
Peanuts - It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown (1966)

The Peanuts gang celebrates Halloween while Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin.

tt0060550
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

tt1659337
The Philadelphia Story (1940)

When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

tt0032904
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate ''Captain'' Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead.

tt0325980+
8.1
Prisoners (2013)

When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

tt1392214
The Red Balloon (1956)

A red balloon with a life of its own follows a little boy around the streets of Paris.

tt0048980
Red Beard (1965)

In a charity hospital, a hard-bitten but honorable older doctor, Dr. Niide, takes a young intern under his guidance through the course of a number of difficult cases.

tt0058888
8.0
Rio Bravo (1959)

A small-town sheriff in the American West enlists the help of a cripple, a drunk, and a young gunfighter...

tt0053221
Rocky (1976)

A small time boxer gets a once in a lifetime chance to fight the heavyweight champ in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.

tt0075148
8.1
Roman Holiday (1953)

A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.

tt0046250
8.0
Rope (1948)

Two young men strangle their ''inferior'' classmate, hide his body in their apartment, and invite his friends and family to a dinner party as a means to challenge the ''perfection'' of their crime.

tt0040746
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964)

A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.

tt0058536
Rules of the Game (1939)

Renoir's look at bourgeois life in France at the onset of World War II. An assorted cast of characters - the rich and their poor servants - meet up at a French chateau.

tt0031885+
8.1
Sanjuro (1962)

A crafty samurai helps a young man and his fellow clansmen save his uncle, who has been framed and imprisoned by a corrupt superintendent.

tt0056443
8.0
Science Is Fiction: The Films of Jean Painleve (2007)
tt1801090
The Sea Inside (2004)

The real-life story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who fought a 30 year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die.

tt0369702
The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realizing that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

tt0033045
Shop on Main Street (1965)

Slovakia during WW2. Tono lives a poor life, but the authorities offer him a take over the Jewish widow Lautman's little shop for sewing material...

tt0059527
Shutter Island (2010)

Drama set in 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding on the remote Shutter Island.

tt1130884
Sicko (2007)

A documentary comparing the highly profitable American health care industry to other nations, and HMO horror stories.

tt0386032
8.1
Sleuth (1972)

A man who loves games and theater invites his wife's lover to meet him, setting up a battle of wits with potentially deadly results.

tt0069281
8.0
Sling Blade (1996)

Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town.

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Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums, becomes a contestant on the Indian version of ''Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?'' He is arrested under suspicion of cheating, and while being interrogated, events from his life history are shown which explain why he knows the answers.

tt1010048
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring (2003)

This film takes place in an isolated lake, where an old monk lives on a small floating temple. The wise master has also a young boy with him that teaches to become a monk. And we watch as seasons and years pass by.

tt0374546
8.1
Stalag 17 (1953)

When two escaping American World War II prisoners are killed, the German POW camp barracks black marketeer, J.J. Sefton, is suspected of being an informer.

tt0046359
Stalker (1979)

Near a gray and unnamed city is the Zone, an alien place guarded by barbed wire and soldiers. Over his wife's numerous objections...

tt0079944
8.2
Strangers on a Train (1951)

A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a theory on how two complete strangers can get away with murder...a theory that he plans to implement.

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8.0
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Disturbed Blanche DuBois moves in with her sister in New Orleans and is tormented by her brutish brother-in-law while her reality crumbles around her.

tt0044081
8.1
The Terminator (1984)

A human-looking, apparently unstoppable cyborg is sent from the future to kill Sarah Connor; Kyle Reese is sent to stop it.

tt0088247+
There Will Be Blood (2007)

A story about family, greed, religion, and oil, centered around a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

tt0469494
8.0
Three Colors: Red (1994)

Final entry in a trilogy of films dealing with contemporary French society concerns a model who discovers her neighbour is keen on invading people's privacy.

tt0111495
8.2
Throne of Blood (1957)

A ruthlessly ambitious lord, egged on by his wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become Emperor.

tt0050613
8.1
Tokyo Olympiad (1965)

Ichikawa's cameras follow the 1964 Summer Olympics from opening to closing ceremonies. Sometimes he focuses on spectators...

tt0059817
Underground (1995)

The story follows an underground weapons manufacturer in Belgrade during WWII and evolves into fairly surreal situations...

tt0114787
The Virgin Spring (1960)

Set in beautiful 14th century Sweden, it is the sombre, powerful fable of wealthy land-owning parents whose daughter...

tt0053976
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

A bitter aging couple with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other.

tt0061184
8.0
Why We Fight (2005)

Is American foreign policy dominated by the idea of military supremacy? Has the military become too important in American life? Jarecki's shrewd and intelligent polemic would seem to give an affirmative answer to each of these questions.

tt0436971
The Wild Bunch (1969)

An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the ''traditional'' American West is disappearing around them.

tt0065214
8.1
The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.

tt0032138
8.0
Young Frankenstein (1974)

Dr. Frankenstein's grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments.

tt0072431
8.1
Z (1969)

Following the murder of a prominent leftist, an investigator tries to uncover the truth while government officials attempt to cover up their roles.

tt0065234
8.0
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army.

tt0029843+
All the President's Men (1976)

Reporters Woodward and Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Nixon's resignation.

tt0074119
The Artist (2011)

A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.

tt1655442
The Bad Sleep Well (1960)

A vengeful young man marries the daughter of a corrupt industrialist in order to seek justice for his father's suicide.

tt0054460
Battleship Potemkin (1925)

A dramatized account of a great Russian naval mutiny and a resulting street demonstration which brought on a police massacre.

tt0015648
Beauty and the Beast (1946)

A half-ruined merchant lives in the country with his son Ludovic and his three daughters. Two of the daughters...

tt0038348
8
The Bergman Trilogy (2004)

All three documentaries is mainly shot in the home of Ingmar Bergman. This is the first time ever that...

tt0469772
8.0
Big Deal on Madonna Street (1958)

A motley quintet of inept small-time thieves bungle the burglary of a local pawnshop in this Italian farce.

tt0052216
Big Fish (2003)

A story about a son trying to learn more about his dying father by reliving stories and myths his father told him about himself.

tt0319061
Black Swan (2010)

A ballet dancer wins the lead in ''Swan Lake'' and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.

tt0947798
Blood Diamond (2006)

A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.

tt0450259
Brazil (1985)

A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.

tt0088846+
8.1
Captain Phillips (2013)

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

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8.0
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.

tt0051459
Chungking Express (1994)

Wong Kar-Wai's movie about two love-struck cops is filmed in impressionistic splashes of motion and color...

tt0109424
The Circus (1928)

The Tramp finds work and the girl of his dreams at a circus.

tt0018773+
Cries & Whispers (1972)

When a woman dying of cancer in turn-of-the century Sweden is visited by her two sisters, long repressed feelings between the siblings rise to the surface.

tt0069467
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

In 1985 Dallas, electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is himself diagnosed with the disease.

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Dances With Wolves (1990)

Lt. John Dunbar, exiled to a remote western Civil War outpost, befriends wolves and Indians, making him an intolerable aberration in the military.

tt0099348
Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.

tt0077402
District 9 (2009)

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.

tt1136608
Doctor Zhivago (1965)

Life of a Russian doctor/poet who, although married, falls for a political activist's wife and experiences hardships during the Bolshevik Revolution.

tt0059113+
Edward Scissorhands (1990)

An uncommonly gentle young man, who happens to have scissors for hands, falls in love with a beautiful teenage girl.

tt0099487
Elevator to the Gallows (1958)

A self-assured business man murders his employer, the husband of his adulterer, which unintentionally provokes an ill-fated chain of events.

tt0051378+
Elite Squad (2007)

1997, Captain Nascimento has to find a substitute for his occupation while trying to take down drug dealers and criminals before the Pope comes to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

tt0861739
The Exorcist (1973)

When a teenager is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.

tt0070047
Fail-Safe (1964)

American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted?

tt0058083
Fitzcarraldo (1982)

The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.

tt0083946
Frankenstein (1931)

Horror classic in which an obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.

tt0021884
8
Germany Year Zero (1948)

Edmund, a young boy who lives in the destructed Germany after the 2nd World War has to do all kinds of work and tricks to help his family in getting food and barely survive...

tt0039417
8.1
Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.

tt1028532
8
Hatfields & McCoys (2012)

Dramatization of the bitter blood feud between the two families on the West Virginia/Kentucky border in the years after the Civil War.

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8.0
The Hidden Fortress (1958)

Lured by gold, two greedy peasants escort a man and woman across enemy lines. However, they do not realize that their companions are actually a princess and her general.

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8
Il Gnerale Dell Rovere (1959)

Victorio Bardone, a petty con man, is arrested by the Gestapo and coerced into impersonating a partisan leader in order to expose another resistance organizer.

tt0053856
8.0
In a Lonely Place (1950)

A potentially violent screenwriter is a murder suspect until his lovely neighbor clears him. But she begins to have doubts...

tt0042593
In the Heat of the Night (1967)

An African American detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racist southern town.

tt0061811
8.1
In the Name of the Father (1993)

Man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he didn't do imprisons his father as well; a British lawyer helps fight for their freedom.

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8.0
JFK (1991)

A New Orleans DA discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.

tt0102138+
Jurassic Park (1993)

Scientists clone dinosaurs to populate a theme park which suffers a major security breakdown and releases the dinosaurs.

tt0107290
8
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013)

An alteration of the timeline for the superhero, The Flash, creates ripples that disastrously alters the Universe. The Flash must team with other heroes to restore the timeline while the ...

tt2820466
8.0
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)

The murderous Bride continues her vengeance quest against her ex-boss, Bill, and his two remaining associates; his younger brother Budd, and Bill's latest flame Elle.

tt0378194
King Kong (1933)

A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star.

tt0024216+
The Lady Vanishes (1938)

While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train.

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8.1
Late Spring (1949)

Noriko is 27 years old and still living with her widowed father. Everybody tries to talk her into marrying, but Noriko wants to stay taking care of her father.

tt0041154+
8.0
The Leopard (1963)

The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.

tt0057091+
Magnolia (1999)

An epic mosaic of several interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.

tt0175880+
8.1
A Man Escaped (1956)

French Resistance activist Andre Devigny is imprisoned by the Nazis, and devotes his waking hours to planning an elaborate escape. Then, on the same day, he is condemned to death, and given...

tt0049902+
8.0
Manhattan (1979)

A divorced New Yorker currently dating a high-schooler brings himself to look for love in the mistress of his best friend instead.

tt0079522
The Mirror (1975)

A man in his forties is going to die and remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments but things that also tell the story of all the Russian nation...

tt0072443
Mystic River (2003)

With a childhood tragedy that overshadowed their lives, three men are reunited by circumstance when one loses a daughter.

tt0327056
Night of the Living Dead (1968)

A group of people hide from bloodthirsty zombies in a farmhouse.

tt0063350
Nobody Knows (2004)

In Tokyo, the reckless single mother Keiko moves to a small apartment with her twelve years old son Akira Fukushima and hidden in the luggage...

tt0408664
Nosferatu the Vampire (1922)

Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife. Silent classic based on the story ''Dracula.''

tt0013442
Onibaba (1964)

After being forcefully inducted as a soldier into war in 14th century Japan, his wife and mother remain living in a swamp...

tt0058430
Ordet (1955)

How do we understand faith and prayer, and what of miracles? August 1925 on a Danish farm. Patriarch Borgen has three sons: Mikkel...

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8
The Organizer (1963)

The story of exploited textile factory workers in Turin, Italy at the turn of the century and their beginnings of their fight for better working conditions...

tt0056945
8.0
Pather Panchali (1955)

Sometime in the early years of the century, a boy, Apu, is born to a poor Brahmin family in a village in Bengal...

tt0048473
Persepolis (2007)

Poignant coming-of-age story of a precocious and outspoken young Iranian girl that begins during the Islamic Revolution.

tt0808417
Rain Man (1988)

Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

tt0095953
Ratatouille (2007)

Remy is a young rat in the French countryside who arrives in Paris, only to find out that his cooking idol is dead. When he makes an unusual alliance with a restaurant's new garbage boy, the culinary and personal adventures begin despite Remy's family's skepticism and the rat-hating world of humans.

tt0382932
Rosemary's Baby (1968)

A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins controlling her life.

tt0063522+
The Searchers (1956)

As a Civil War veteran spends years searching for a young niece captured by Indians, his motivation becomes increasingly questionable.

tt0049730
Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

A young woman discovers her visiting ''Uncle Charlie'' may not be the man he seems to be.

tt0036342
Shaun of the Dead (2004)

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

tt0365748
Solaris (1972)

The Solaris mission has established a base on a planet that appears to host some kind of intelligence...

tt0069293+
Spartacus (1960)

The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman empire.

tt0054331+
Star Trek (2009)

A chronicle of the early days of James T. Kirk and his fellow USS Enterprise crew members.

tt0796366
The Straight Story (1999)

An old man makes a long journey by tractor to mend his relationship with an ill brother.

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The Sword of Doom (1966)

Ryunosuke is a sociopathic samurai without compassion or scruples. When he is scheduled for an exhibition match at his fencing school...

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Talk to Her (2002)

Two men share an odd friendship while they care for their girlfriends who are both in deep comas.

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This Is Spinal Tap (1984)

Spinal Tap, the world's loudest band, is chronicled by hack documentarian Marti DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.

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Through a Glass Darkly (1961)

A young woman, Karin, has recently returned to the family island after spending some time in a mental hospital...

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To Have and Have Not (1944)

Harry Morgan and his alcoholic sidekick, Eddie, are based on the island of Martinique and crew a boat available for hire...

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To Live (1994)

Fugui and Jiazhen endure tumultuous events in China as their personal fortunes move from wealthy landownership to peasantry. Addicted to gambling, Fugui loses everything. In the years that ...

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Touching the Void (2003)

The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.

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The Truman Show (1998)

An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a TV show.

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The Untouchables (1987)

Federal Agent Elliot Ness sets out to take out Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.

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Vivre Sa Vie (1962)

This film explores a Parisian woman's descent into prostitution. The movie is comprised of a series of 12 ''tableaux''-- scenes which are basically unconnected episodes...

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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

In a decaying Hollywood mansion, Jane Hudson, a former child star, and her sister Blanche, a movie queen forced into retirement after a crippling accident, live in virtual isolation.

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Wings of Desire (1987)

An angel tires of overseeing human activity and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal.

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A Woman Under the Influence (1974)

Mabel, a wife and mother, is loved by her husband Nick but her madness proves to be a problem in the marriage. The film transpires to a positive role of madness in the family, challenging conventional representations of madness in cinema.

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Earth (2007)

Feature-length version of the documentary TV series

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8.1
Frozen (2013)

Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.

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8.0
Nebraska (2013)

An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.

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Thirst (Pyaasa) (1957)

Unemployed Vijay is the youngest in his family consisting of his widowed mom, and two brothers. His passion is poetry...

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Winter Light (1963)

On a cold winter's Sunday, the pastor of a small rural church (Tomas Ericsson) performs service for a tiny congregation; though he is suffering from a cold and a severe crisis of faith...

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8.2
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.

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