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1. Ma (I) (2019)

R | 99 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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53 Metascore

A lonely woman befriends a group of teenagers and decides to let them party at her house. Just when the kids think their luck couldn't get any better, things start happening that make them question the intention of their host.

Director: Tate Taylor | Stars: Octavia Spencer, Diana Silvers, Juliette Lewis, McKaley Miller

Votes: 21,422 | Gross: $45.37M

2. Black Swan (2010)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

8.0
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79 Metascore

A committed dancer struggles to maintain her sanity after winning the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake".

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Vincent Cassel, Winona Ryder

Votes: 659,632 | Gross: $106.95M

3. Hannibal (2013–2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.5
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Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.

Stars: Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas, Laurence Fishburne

Votes: 207,288

4. Good Time (2017)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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80 Metascore

After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Connie Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through New York City's underworld to get his brother Nick out of jail.

Directors: Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie | Stars: Robert Pattinson, Benny Safdie, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Buddy Duress

Votes: 56,867 | Gross: $2.03M

5. The Deer Hunter (1978)

R | 183 min | Drama, War

8.1
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86 Metascore

An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.

Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale, John Savage

Votes: 289,575 | Gross: $48.98M

6. MotherFatherSon (2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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A psycho-thriller set within systems of power in politics, media, and the police.

Stars: Richard Gere, Billy Howle, Helen McCrory, Paul Ready

Votes: 1,612

7. Gypsy (2017)

TV-MA | 51 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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Therapist Jean Holloway becomes too immersed in the lives of her patients.

Stars: Naomi Watts, Billy Crudup, Sophie Cookson, Karl Glusman

Votes: 12,257

8. Patch Adams (1998)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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25 Metascore

The true story of a heroic man, Hunter "Patch" Adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people. He ventured where no doctor had ventured before, using humour and pathos.

Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Robin Williams, Daniel London, Monica Potter, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 97,318 | Gross: $135.03M

9. United States of Tara (2009–2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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A woman struggles to find a balance between her dissociative identity disorder and raising a dysfunctional family.

Stars: Toni Collette, John Corbett, Rosemarie DeWitt, Keir Gilchrist

Votes: 20,670

10. Three Identical Strangers (2018)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.7
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81 Metascore

In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. But their quest to find out why turns into a bizarre and sinister mystery.

Director: Tim Wardle | Stars: Robert Shafran, Michael Domnitz, Howard Schneider, Ellen Cervone

Votes: 17,683 | Gross: $12.32M

11. Please Like Me (2013–2016)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.5
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After breaking up with his girlfriend, Josh comes to the realization that he is homosexual. With the support of his now ex girlfriend Claire, and his best friend and house mate Tom, Josh ... See full summary »

Stars: Josh Thomas, Thomas Ward, John, Debra Lawrance

Votes: 12,309

12. Pure (2019– )

Not Rated | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Marnie is not OK. She's had x-rated thoughts for the last 3672 days and she doesn't know why or what they mean. When she jumps on a coach to London, she doesn't know a soul, not even herself, but in the city she will build a new life.

Stars: Charly Clive, Joe Cole, Kiran Sonia Sawar, Niamh Algar

Votes: 779

13. My Mad Fat Diary (2013–2015)

TV-MA | 47 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.4
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Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl, Rae, who spent four months in a psychiatric hospital for attempted suicide. After ... See full summary »

Stars: Jodie Comer, Ciara Baxendale, Dan Cohen, Sharon Rooney

Votes: 14,114

14. Eternal Beauty (2019)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.4
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After Jane falls into a state of despair over her schizophrenia, she encounters new sources of love and life with surprising results.

Director: Craig Roberts | Stars: David Thewlis, Billie Piper, Sally Hawkins, Penelope Wilton

Votes: 20

15. Frances (1982)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.4
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48 Metascore

The story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.

Director: Graeme Clifford | Stars: Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Kim Stanley, Bart Burns

Votes: 6,431 | Gross: $5.00M

16. Chance (2016–2017)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.7
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A forensic neuro-psychiatrist reluctantly enters a dangerous and violent world of mistaken identity, police corruption and mental illness.

Stars: Hugh Laurie, Ethan Suplee, Greta Lee, Stefania LaVie Owen

Votes: 8,253

17. A Woman Under the Influence (1974)

R | 155 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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88 Metascore

Mabel, a wife and mother, is loved by her husband Nick but her mental illness proves to be a problem in the marriage.

Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Lady Rowlands

Votes: 18,699 | Gross: $13.34M

18. The Dinner (I) (2017)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

4.5
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57 Metascore

Two sets of wealthy parents meet for dinner to decide what to do about a crime their sons have committed.

Director: Oren Moverman | Stars: Michael Chernus, Taylor Rae Almonte, Steve Coogan, Charlie Plummer

Votes: 6,770 | Gross: $1.32M

19. The Beaver (2011)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama

6.7
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60 Metascore

A troubled husband and executive adopts a beaver hand-puppet as his sole means of communication.

Director: Jodie Foster | Stars: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Anton Yelchin, Cherry Jones

Votes: 45,617 | Gross: $0.97M

20. Dear Evan Hansen

Drama, Musical | Announced

Film adaptation of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical about Evan Hansen, a high school senior with Social Anxiety disorder and his journey of self-discovery and acceptance following the suicide of a fellow classmate.

Director: Stephen Chbosky | Star: Ben Platt

21. Two Days, One Night (2014)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama

7.3
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89 Metascore

Liège, Belgium. Sandra is a factory worker who discovers that her workmates have opted for a EUR1,000 bonus in exchange for her dismissal. She has only a weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses in order to keep her job.

Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Catherine Salée, Baptiste Sornin

Votes: 41,851 | Gross: $1.44M

22. Frankie & Alice (2010)

R | 101 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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47 Metascore

A drama centered on a go-go dancer with multiple personality disorder who struggles to remain her true self and begins working with a psychotherapist to uncover the mystery of the inner ghosts that haunt her.

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Halle Berry, Stellan Skarsgård, Phylicia Rashad, Chandra Wilson

Votes: 4,762 | Gross: $0.69M

23. Shock Treatment (1981)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Musical

5.8
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36 Metascore

Janet and Brad become contestants on a game show... but wind up as captives instead.

Director: Jim Sharman | Stars: Jessica Harper, Cliff De Young, Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn

Votes: 4,217

24. High Art (1998)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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73 Metascore

A young female intern at a small magazine company becomes involved with a drug-addicted lesbian photographer, both of whom seek to exploit each other for their respective careers, while slowly falling in love with each other.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Ally Sheedy, Patricia Clarkson, Gabriel Mann

Votes: 9,415 | Gross: $1.93M

25. Spider (2002)

R | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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83 Metascore

A mentally disturbed man takes residence in a halfway house. His mind gradually slips back into the realm created by his illness, where he replays a key part of his childhood.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Miranda Richardson, Gabriel Byrne, Lynn Redgrave

Votes: 34,030 | Gross: $1.64M

26. Indiscretion (2016)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

4.9
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A married woman's affair comes back to haunt her when her obsessed lover infiltrates every part of her life.

Director: John Stewart Muller | Stars: Mira Sorvino, Cary Elwes, Christopher Backus, Katherine McNamara

Votes: 825

27. The Madness of King George (1994)

PG-13 | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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89 Metascore

When King George III goes mad, his Lieutenants try to adjust the rules to run the country without his participation.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Rupert Graves, Amanda Donohoe

Votes: 14,467 | Gross: $15.24M

28. Transference: A Bipolar Love Story (2019)

90 min | Drama, Romance

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Katarina, a Norwegian nurse in London, embarks on a passionate affair with a fellow immigrant nurse that suffers the consequences of unresolved mental health issues from the lovers' secret pasts.

Director: Raffaello Degruttola | Stars: Raffaello Degruttola, Emilie Sofie Johannesen, Lotte Verbeek, Pernille Broch

29. Away from Her (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama

7.5
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88 Metascore

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.

Director: Sarah Polley | Stars: Julie Christie, Michael Murphy, Gordon Pinsent, Stacey LaBerge

Votes: 20,726 | Gross: $4.57M

30. Instinct (1999)

R | 126 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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43 Metascore

When noted anthropologist Dr. Ethan Powell, who left society to live in the jungle is imprisoned for murder, it's up to young psychiatrist Theo Caulder to get through to him.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Cuba Gooding Jr., Donald Sutherland, Maura Tierney

Votes: 30,480 | Gross: $34.10M

31. Gulliver's Travels (1996)

PG | 186 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.9
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An Englishman returns after nine years abroad and tells strange stories of the tiny people of Lilliput, the giants of Brobdingnang, the flying island Laputa, and the Houyhnhnms, a race of intelligent horses.

Stars: Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, James Fox, Robert Hardy

Votes: 5,991

32. Irresistible (2006)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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A wife and mother is consumed by the thought that her husband's co-worker is trying to win him away from her and their family.

Director: Ann Turner | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Sam Neill, Emily Blunt, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell

Votes: 5,559

33. It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)

Not Rated | 62 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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90 Metascore

Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.

Director: Don Hertzfeldt

Votes: 9,353

34. Welcome to Me (2014)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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69 Metascore

When Alice Klieg wins the Mega-Millions lottery, she immediately quits her psychiatric meds and buys her own talk show.

Director: Shira Piven | Stars: Kristen Wiig, James Marsden, Linda Cardellini, Wes Bentley

Votes: 17,443 | Gross: $0.61M

35. Boogeyman 2 (2007)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.0
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A young woman with a long-term phobia of the boogeyman voluntarily checks herself into a mental health facility with the hope of conquering her overwhelming fear. However, much to her ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Betancourt | Stars: Danielle Savre, Matt Cohen, Chrissy Calhoun, Michael Graziadei

Votes: 7,448

36. Flash of Genius (2008)

PG-13 | 119 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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57 Metascore

Robert Kearns takes on the Detroit automakers who he claims stole his idea for the intermittent windshield wiper.

Director: Marc Abraham | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Lauren Graham, Alan Alda, Tim Eddis

Votes: 15,920 | Gross: $4.23M

37. White Lie (2019)

96 min | Drama

8.0
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78 Metascore

A popular undergrad faking cancer struggles to maintain her secret.

Directors: Yonah Lewis, Calvin Thomas | Stars: Kacey Rohl, Amber Anderson, Martin Donovan, Thomas Olajide

Votes: 40

38. The Edge (II) (2019)

95 min | Documentary, Sport

7.4
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Between 2009 and 2013, the England Test cricket team rose from the depths of the rankings to become the first and only English side to reach world number one (since ICC records began). The ... See full summary »

Director: Barney Douglas | Stars: James Anderson, Ian Bell, Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad

Votes: 322

39. Nuts (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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A high-class call girl accused of murder fights for the right to stand trial rather than be declared mentally incompetent.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Richard Dreyfuss, Maureen Stapleton, Karl Malden

Votes: 5,545 | Gross: $30.95M

40. On the Edge (2001)

R | 85 min | Drama

7.0
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On the Edge is about suicidal patients discovering their true selves while going through therapy in a treatment center.

Director: John Carney | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Tricia Vessey, Martin Carney, Paul Hickey

Votes: 3,656

41. A Nice Quiet Life (2018)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Romance

4.6
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Two college students fall in love one year before graduation and have bright futures ahead until one of them develops schizophrenia.

Director: Edgar Michael Bravo | Stars: Jordan Becker, Jacob Fortner, Taylor Clift, Nancy Daly

Votes: 127

42. Consumed (II) (2015)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

5.6
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When her son's persistent rash won't subside, a mother begins investigating and finds herself pulled into the battle between small town organic farmers and Clonestra, a corporation profiting from GMOs.

Director: Daryl Wein | Stars: Zoe Lister-Jones, Victor Garber, Beth Grant, Taylor Kinney

Votes: 1,554

43. Baby Jane (2019)

93 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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Jonna (19) is leaving her small time just after finishing her education, going to the big city, enjoying big city life until she is attacked by a man at night. She is saved by the 30 year old woman Piki, and falls in love with her.

Director: Katja Gauriloff | Stars: Roosa Söderholm, Maria Ylipää, Nelly Kärkkäinen, Lauri Tilkanen

Votes: 64

44. 404: Error Not Found (2011)

Not Rated | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A brilliant student starts hallucinating after moving into a room that was occupied by another who committed suicide.

Director: Prawaal Raman | Stars: Sara Arjun, Rajvvir Aroraa, Aditya Banerjee, Mukesh Bhatt

Votes: 1,784

45. The Messenger (I) (2015)

101 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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Jack, a tortured soul, spends his days grudgingly seeing and speaking to the dead, helping deliver their messages to the loved ones left behind while trying to seek some respite from his tormented past and present.

Director: David Blair | Stars: Robert Sheehan, Joely Richardson, Tamzin Merchant, David O'Hara

Votes: 923

46. Connect (2019)

104 min | Drama, Romance

8.4
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In a small town in Scotland, a young man must overcome his depression and the voice that haunts him daily. From a cliff top, a man in a hoody leaps to his death.

Director: Marilyn Edmond | Stars: Kevin Guthrie, Siobhan Reilly, Stephen McCole, Sara Vickers

Votes: 28

47. Open 24 Hours (2018)

95 min | Horror

6.2
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After setting her serial killer boyfriend on fire, a paranoid delusional woman gets a job at an all-night gas station.

Director: Padraig Reynolds | Stars: Brendan Fletcher, Emily Tennant, Vanessa Grasse, Selina Giles

Votes: 94

48. You Disappear (2017)

117 min | Drama

5.9
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A teachers' world is turned upside down when her husband, a successful headmaster, is caught embezzling from their own school. Did he do this of his own free will - or has his personality been altered by the tumor lurking in his brain? As the teacher is assisting an attorney in providing a legal defense, recent neuroscience forces her to rethink who her husband really is.

Director: Peter Schønau Fog | Stars: Trine Dyrholm, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Michael Nyqvist, Yvonne Andersen

Votes: 685

49. Newtown (2016)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, History

6.8
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87 Metascore

A look at how the community of Newtown, Connecticut came together in the aftermath of the largest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history.

Director: Kim A. Snyder | Stars: Gene Rosen, Syeda Suriya Ahmed, Abbey Clements, Sally Cox

Votes: 1,535 | Gross: $0.01M

50. Blue (I) (2018)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Based on true events- A young woman struggles to piece her world together after a botched suicide attempt.

Director: Gabriela Ledesma | Stars: Judith Scott, Jordan Trovillion, Chelsea Lopez, Shaw Jones

Votes: 18



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