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1. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Harry Shearer, Julie Kavner

Votes: 337,647

2. Clerks (1994)

R | 92 min | Comedy

7.7
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70 Metascore

A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Lisa Spoonauer

Votes: 202,771 | Gross: $3.15M

3. Broken Flowers (2005)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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79 Metascore

As the extremely withdrawn Don Johnston is dumped by his latest woman, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. A freelance sleuth neighbor moves Don to embark on a cross-country search for his old flames in search of answers.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Jessica Lange, Sharon Stone, Julie Delpy

Votes: 92,949 | Gross: $13.74M

4. Dead Man (1995)

R | 121 min | Drama, Fantasy, Western

7.6
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62 Metascore

On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange Native American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover, Lance Henriksen

Votes: 84,518 | Gross: $1.04M

5. Sling Blade (1996)

R | 135 min | Drama

8.0
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84 Metascore

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.

Director: Billy Bob Thornton | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, J.T. Walsh, John Ritter

Votes: 82,239 | Gross: $24.48M

6. Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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79 Metascore

A depressed musician reunites with his lover. Though their romance, which has already endured several centuries, is disrupted by the arrival of her uncontrollable younger sister.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt

Votes: 82,053 | Gross: $1.88M

7. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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67 Metascore

An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Henry Silva, John Tormey, Cliff Gorman

Votes: 80,022 | Gross: $3.31M

8. Paterson (2016)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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90 Metascore

A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Nellie, Rizwan Manji

Votes: 56,715 | Gross: $2.14M

9. Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.1
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65 Metascore

A series of vignettes that all have coffee and cigarettes in common.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Tom Waits, Roberto Benigni, RZA

Votes: 55,754 | Gross: $1.97M

10. Night on Earth (1991)

R | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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68 Metascore

An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk, Alan Randolph Scott

Votes: 50,651 | Gross: $2.02M

11. Down by Law (1986)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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75 Metascore

Two innocent people are arrested. An interesting third person, with broken English, joins them in their cell. On his idea, they decide to escape from the prison. Their journey is the rest of the movie.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

Votes: 43,974 | Gross: $1.44M

12. Stranger Than Paradise (1984)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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86 Metascore

A New Yorker's life is thrown into a tailspin when his younger cousin surprise visits him, starting a strange, unpredictable adventure.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson, Cecillia Stark

Votes: 31,475 | Gross: $2.44M

13. Bored to Death (2009–2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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A well-meaning but struggling writer decides to lead a sort of double life by pretending to be a private detective using the methods he read about in old detective novels.

Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, Ted Danson, Heather Burns

Votes: 30,284

14. Mystery Train (1989)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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80 Metascore

Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Yûki Kudô, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Cinqué Lee

Votes: 23,139 | Gross: $0.37M

15. The Limits of Control (2009)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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41 Metascore

The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger in the process of completing a criminal job.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Isaach De Bankolé, Alex Descas, Jean-François Stévenin, Óscar Jaenada

Votes: 18,355 | Gross: $0.43M

16. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

R | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: John Beard, Tim Belden, Barbara Boxer, George W. Bush

Votes: 15,469

17. The Tiger and the Snow (2005)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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22 Metascore

A love-struck Italian poet is stuck in Iraq at the onset of an American invasion.

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Jean Reno, Nicoletta Braschi, Tom Waits

Votes: 12,895 | Gross: $0.01M

18. The Dead Don't Die (2019)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.0
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54 Metascore

The peaceful town of Centerville finds itself battling a zombie horde as the dead start rising from their graves.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tom Waits, Chloë Sevigny

Votes: 10,845 | Gross: $6.56M

19. Blue in the Face (1995)

R | 83 min | Comedy

6.7
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54 Metascore

Brooklyn Cigar Store is a neighborhood hangout in Brooklyn with Auggie Wren/H.Keitel as center. Some people are interviewed about Brooklyn, spiced up with statistics on Brooklyn.

Directors: Paul Auster, Wayne Wang, Harvey Wang | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Lou Reed, Michael J. Fox, Roseanne Barr

Votes: 8,574 | Gross: $1.28M

20. Permanent Vacation (1980)

Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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69 Metascore

A young man wanders New York City searching for some meaning in life and encounters many idiosyncratic characters.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Chris Parker, Leila Gastil, John Lurie, Richard Boes

Votes: 7,594

21. Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989)

PG-13 | 79 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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Siberian rock band Leningrad Cowboys go to the USA in pursuit of fame.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Kari Väänänen, Sakke Järvenpää, Heikki Keskinen

Votes: 6,278

22. Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1993–2008)

15 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Space Ghost in his 40s is no longer a superhero, and now he even goes by his real name Tad Ghostal. However, to remain in the spot-light he has started his own late-night talk show filmed ... See full summary »

Stars: George Lowe, C. Martin Croker, Andy Merrill, Dave Willis

Votes: 5,475

23. Independent Lens (1999– )
Episode: Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

R | 109 min | Documentary

7.8
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82 Metascore

Corporate audio and videotapes tell the inside story of the scandal involving one company's manipulation of California's energy supply and its, and how its executives wrung a billion dollars out of the resulting crisis.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Kenneth Lay, Peter Coyote, John Beard, Barbara Boxer

Votes: 4,510 | Gross: $4.06M

24. Gimme Danger (2016)

R | 108 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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72 Metascore

An in-depth look at the legendary punk band, The Stooges.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Iggy Pop, Jim Jarmusch, Bob Waller, The Stooges

Votes: 4,190 | Gross: $0.44M

25. V.I.P. (1998–2002)

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.1
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Campy syndicated series about Vallery Irons, a girl working at a hotdog stand who accidently saves a celebrity and is mistaken for a bodyguard. She and a team of beautiful bodyguards form a... See full summary »

Stars: Pamela Anderson, Molly Culver, Shaun Baker, Natalie Raitano

Votes: 4,010

26. Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (2013–2018)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

8.7
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Anthony Bourdain visits countries, delving into their political issues as well as indigenous food and culture.

Stars: Anthony Bourdain, Tom Vitale, David Scott Holloway, Eric Ripert

Votes: 3,983

27. Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten (2007)

Unrated | 124 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.6
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79 Metascore

As the front man of the Clash from 1977 onwards, Joe Strummer changed people's lives forever. Four years after his death, his influence reaches out around the world, more strongly now than ... See full summary »

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Joe Strummer, Steve Jones, Mick Jones, Brigitte Bardot

Votes: 3,517 | Gross: $0.25M

28. Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002)

92 min | Drama

7.3
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This series of vignettes offers ruminations on time, fate and other human mysteries, Each of the film's seven directors conjures a scenario that speaks to some facet of universal experience.

Directors: Kaige Chen, Víctor Erice, Werner Herzog, Jim Jarmusch, Aki Kaurismäki, Spike Lee, Wim Wenders | Stars: Markku Peltola, Kati Outinen, Marko Haavisto, Ana Sofia Liaño

Votes: 3,045

29. Idiots and Angels (2008)

G | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Much to his surprise, an utter misanthrope is transformed into a reluctant do-gooder, when a glorious pair of angelic snow-white wings sprouts up from his back. Now, everyone in town wants a piece of his feathered appendages.

Director: Bill Plympton

Votes: 2,892

30. Coffee and Cigarettes (1986)

6 min | Comedy, Short

7.3
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In a vignette called "Strange to meet you," Roberto sits at a small table in a coffee bar. Five cups of coffee and two ashtrays are in front of him; he drinks and smokes. Steven joins him. ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Steven Wright

Votes: 2,711

31. The State of Things (1982)

121 min | Drama

7.1
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On location in Portugal, a film crew runs out of film while making their own version of Roger Corman's Day the World Ended (1955). The producer is nowhere to be found and director Friedrich... See full summary »

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Allen Garfield, Samuel Fuller, Isabelle Weingarten, Rebecca Pauly

Votes: 2,540 | Gross: $6.00M

32. In the Soup (1992)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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A neurotic nebbish lives in 2 worlds: the fantasy of winning his dream-girl via a hit movie, and the meager existence he scrapes out from very odd jobs, such as thesping in an arty ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandre Rockwell | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Seymour Cassel, Jennifer Beals, Pat Moya

Votes: 2,394 | Gross: $0.26M

33. Coffee and Cigarettes III (1993)

12 min | Short, Comedy

7.8
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This shortcut repeats the structure of Coffee and Cigarettes. This time, Iggy Pop and Tom Waits meet in a bar. But, again, we don't know why they agreed to do that in the first place, ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Iggy Pop, Tom Waits

Votes: 2,324

34. Straight to Hell (1987)

R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Western

5.8
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A gang of bank robbers with a suitcase full of money go to the desert to hide out. After burying the loot, they find their way to a surreal town full of cowboys who drink an awful lot of ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Cox | Stars: Sy Richardson, Joe Strummer, Dick Rude, Courtney Love

Votes: 2,098 | Gross: $0.21M

35. For Ellen (2012)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

6.0
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61 Metascore

A struggling musician takes an overnight long-distance drive in order to fight his estranged wife for custody of their young daughter.

Director: So Yong Kim | Stars: Paul Dano, Margarita Levieva, Jon Heder, Jena Malone

Votes: 1,753 | Gross: $0.01M

36. Year of the Horse (1997)

R | 106 min | Documentary, Music

6.7
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58 Metascore

This film documents Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 1996 concert tour. Jim Jarmusch interviews the band about their long history, and we see backstage footage from the 1970s and 1980s.

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Neil Young, Jim Jarmusch, Ralph Molina, Frank 'Pancho' Sampedro

Votes: 1,669 | Gross: $0.19M

37. Coffee and Cigarettes II (1989)

8 min | Short

7.2
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A brother and sister, sitting in a coffee bar, bicker mildly about whose idea it was to come to Memphis and which kind of cigarette is fresher. Danny, their waiter, comes by offering ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Joie Lee, Cinqué Lee, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 1,577

38. Punk: Attitude (2005)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary, Music

7.5
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A documentary on the music, performers, attitude and distinctive look that made up punk rock.

Director: Don Letts | Stars: K.K. Barrett, Roberta Bayley, Jello Biafra, Glenn Branca

Votes: 1,468

39. Porto (2016)

R | 76 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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48 Metascore

Jake and Mati are two outsiders in Porto who once experienced a brief connection. A mystery remains about the moments they shared, and in searching through memories, they relive the depths of a night uninhibited by the consequences of time.

Director: Gabe Klinger | Stars: Anton Yelchin, Lucie Lucas, Paulo Calatré, Françoise Lebrun

Votes: 1,423 | Gross: $0.02M

40. Reel Injun (2009)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Western

7.6
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63 Metascore

The history of the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films.

Directors: Neil Diamond, Catherine Bainbridge, Jeremiah Hayes | Stars: Adam Beach, Chris Eyre, Russell Means, John Trudell

Votes: 1,261

41. Fishing with John (1991)

Not Rated | 152 min | Documentary, Comedy, Sport

8.1
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Musician John Lurie knows nothing about fishing, but that doesn't stop him from embarking on fishing in exotic locations with friends.

Stars: John Lurie, Willem Dafoe, Nik Tyler, Robb Webb

Votes: 1,255

42. Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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85 Metascore

A documentary on the Z Channel, one of the first pay cable stations in the US, and its programming chief, Jerry Harvey. Debuting in 1974, the LA-based channel's eclectic slate of movies ... See full summary »

Director: Xan Cassavetes | Stars: Robert Altman, Vera Carlisle Anderson, C.L. Batten, Jacqueline Bisset

Votes: 1,235

43. Lightning Over Water (1980)

91 min | Documentary

6.7
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Director Nicholas Ray is eager to complete a final film before his imminent death from cancer. Wim Wenders is working on his own film Hammett (1982) in Hollywood, but flies to New York to ... See full summary »

Directors: Nicholas Ray, Wim Wenders | Stars: Gerry Bamman, Ronee Blakley, Pierre Cottrell, Stefan Czapsky

Votes: 1,135

44. Divine Trash (1998)

97 min | Documentary

7.7
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The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a 1972 interview of Waters are clips from his first films and recent interviews with his ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Yeager | Stars: John Waters, Pat Waters, John Waters Sr., Steve Buscemi

Votes: 974 | Gross: $0.04M

45. Red Carpet (I) (2014)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

4.8
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An Iranian man with high hopes of becoming a professional actor arrives in Can,France to meet Spielberg but his expectations and the reality are not so much alike.

Director: Reza Attaran | Stars: Mark Ansari, Reza Attaran, Jamal Hashemi, Malihe Khosravani

Votes: 967

46. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Any Given Sundance (2008)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.0
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Lisa's documentary about her family is accepted into the Sundance Film Festival. However, her family gets upset with her when they discover that the film is far from flattering.

Directors: Chuck Sheetz, Mike B. Anderson | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 886

47. Blank City (2010)

Unrated | 94 min | Documentary

7.1
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70 Metascore

During the punk rock stage in the late '70s, downtown New York experienced a wave of "Do it yourself" independent filmmaking.

Director: Celine Danhier | Stars: Amos Poe, Ann Magnuson, Becky Johnston, Beth B

Votes: 686 | Gross: $0.12M

48. American Dream (1990)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

7.9
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Chronicles the six-month strike at Hormel in Austin, Minnesota, in 1985-86. The local union, P-9 of the Food and Commercial Workers, overwhelmingly rejects a contract offer with a $2/hour ... See full summary »

Directors: Barbara Kopple, Cathy Caplan, Thomas Haneke, Lawrence Silk | Stars: Jesse Jackson, Juan Munoz, Ray Rogers

Votes: 684 | Gross: $0.27M

49. Explicit Ills (2008)

R | 87 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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54 Metascore

A drama of four interconnecting stories revolving around love, drugs and poverty in Philadelphia.

Director: Mark Webber | Stars: Paul Dano, Rosario Dawson, Naomie Harris, Lou Taylor Pucci

Votes: 659 | Gross: $0.03M

50. Stranger Than Paradise (1983)

30 min | Short

7.9
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