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1. Zodiac (2007)

R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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78 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 404,503 | Gross: $33.08M

2. Martyrs (2008)

R | 99 min | Horror

7.1
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A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.

Director: Pascal Laugier | Stars: Morjana Alaoui, Mylène Jampanoï, Catherine Bégin, Robert Toupin

Votes: 76,283

3. The Bank Job (2008)

R | 111 min | Crime, Thriller

7.2
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69 Metascore

Martine offers Terry a lead on a foolproof bank hit on London's Baker Street. She targets a roomful of safe deposit boxes worth millions in cash and jewelry. But Terry and his crew don't realize the boxes also contain a treasure trove of dirty secrets - secrets that will thrust them into a deadly web of corruption and illicit scandal.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore, Daniel Mays

Votes: 167,415 | Gross: $30.03M

4. Roma (2018)

R | 135 min | Drama

7.8
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96 Metascore

A year in the life of a middle-class family's maid in Mexico City in the early 1970s.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Diego Cortina Autrey, Carlos Peralta

Votes: 115,011

5. All the Money in the World (2017)

R | 132 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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72 Metascore

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Romain Duris

Votes: 63,153 | Gross: $25.11M

6. The Post (2017)

PG-13 | 116 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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83 Metascore

A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between the press and the government.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk

Votes: 112,706 | Gross: $81.90M

7. Jacob's Ladder (I) (1990)

R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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62 Metascore

Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to uncover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusions, and perceptions of death.

Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven

Votes: 92,289 | Gross: $26.12M

8. Neighbors (I) (2014)

R | 97 min | Comedy

6.3
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68 Metascore

After they are forced to live next to a fraternity house, a couple with a newborn baby do whatever they can to take them down.

Director: Nicholas Stoller | Stars: Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron, Lisa Kudrow

Votes: 270,087 | Gross: $150.16M

9. Breathe (I) (2017)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.1
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51 Metascore

The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease. Their heartwarming celebration of human possibility marks the directorial debut of Andy Serkis.

Director: Andy Serkis | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Hugh Bonneville, Ed Speleers

Votes: 15,989 | Gross: $0.49M

10. Birds of Passage (2018)

Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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85 Metascore

During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture.

Directors: Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra | Stars: Carmiña Martínez, José Acosta, Natalia Reyes, Jhon Narváez

Votes: 6,379 | Gross: $0.51M

11. Running on Empty (1988)

PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.7
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67 Metascore

The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: River Phoenix, Christine Lahti, Judd Hirsch, Jonas Abry

Votes: 12,846 | Gross: $2.84M

12. The Doors (1991)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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62 Metascore

The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band The Doors and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Frank Whaley

Votes: 79,091 | Gross: $35.18M

13. 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: 97,280 | Gross: $135.03M

14. Scrooged (1988)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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38 Metascore

A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, John Glover

Votes: 78,355 | Gross: $60.33M

15. The Company You Keep (2012)

R | 125 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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57 Metascore

After a journalist discovers his identity, a former Weather Underground activist goes on the run.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robert Redford, Brit Marling, Stanley Tucci, Nick Nolte

Votes: 30,079 | Gross: $5.13M

16. All Good Things (2010)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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57 Metascore

Mr. David Marks was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Katie who disappeared in 1982, but the truth is eventually revealed.

Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella, Lily Rabe

Votes: 50,295 | Gross: $0.58M

17. '71 (2014)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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83 Metascore

In 1971, a young and disorientated British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the deadly streets of Belfast.

Director: Yann Demange | Stars: Jack O'Connell, Sam Reid, Sean Harris, Paul Popplewell

Votes: 46,908 | Gross: $1.27M

18. Beginners (2010)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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81 Metascore

A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer and that he has a young male lover.

Director: Mike Mills | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent, Goran Visnjic

Votes: 84,552 | Gross: $5.79M

19. El Angel (2018)

Not Rated | 118 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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61 Metascore

The angelic face of Carlos, a 17-year-old teenager, hides a dark facet of robberies, lies and murders.

Director: Luis Ortega | Stars: Lorenzo Ferro, Cecilia Roth, Luis Gnecco, Malena Villa

Votes: 6,388 | Gross: $0.09M

20. Love & Mercy (2014)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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80 Metascore

In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s, he is a broken, confused man under the 24-hour watch of shady therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.

Director: Bill Pohlad | Stars: John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 32,891 | Gross: $12.55M

21. Summertime (2015)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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72 Metascore

There was little chance, in the year 1971, that Carole, a Paris Spanish teacher and feminist militant, would ever meet Delphine, the daughter of a couple of Limousin farmers. But they did ... See full summary »

Director: Catherine Corsini | Stars: Cécile de France, Izïa Higelin, Noémie Lvovsky, Jean-Henri Compère

Votes: 3,256 | Gross: $0.04M

22. Danny Collins (2015)

R | 106 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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58 Metascore

An aging rock star decides to change his life when he discovers a 40-year-old letter written to him by John Lennon.

Director: Dan Fogelman | Stars: Al Pacino, Annette Bening, Jennifer Garner, Bobby Cannavale

Votes: 28,050 | Gross: $5.35M

23. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)

PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.2
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79 Metascore

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

Director: Malik Bendjelloul | Stars: Rodriguez, Stephen 'Sugar' Segerman, Dennis Coffey, Mike Theodore

Votes: 59,504 | Gross: $3.97M

24. Factory Girl (2006)

R | 90 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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45 Metascore

Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer.

Director: George Hickenlooper | Stars: Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce, Hayden Christensen, Jimmy Fallon

Votes: 20,168 | Gross: $1.66M

25. Petals on the Wind (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.1
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A decade after Cathy, Christopher, and Carrie escaped from their grandparents' attic at Foxworth Hall, Petals on the Wind continues to follow the twisted plight of the family as they ... See full summary »

Director: Karen Moncrieff | Stars: Heather Graham, Rose McIver, Wyatt Nash, Bailey De Young

Votes: 3,914

26. All About Me (2018)

100 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Dramatised origin story of one of Germany's most beloved contemporary comedians.

Director: Caroline Link | Stars: Luise Heyer, Sönke Möhring, Diana Amft, Elena Uhlig

Votes: 1,770

27. Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)

R | 79 min | Horror, Thriller

5.9
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31 Metascore

Little Billy witness his parents getting killed by Santa after being warned by his senile grandpa that Santa punishes those who are naughty. Now Billy is 18, and out of the orphanage, and he has just become Santa, himself.

Director: Charles E. Sellier Jr. | Stars: Lilyan Chauvin, Gilmer McCormick, Toni Nero, Robert Brian Wilson

Votes: 12,274 | Gross: $2.49M

28. Elvis & Nixon (2016)

R | 86 min | Comedy, History

6.4
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59 Metascore

The untold true story behind the meeting between Elvis Presley, the King of Rock 'n Roll, and President Richard Nixon, resulting in this revealing, yet humorous moment immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives.

Director: Liza Johnson | Stars: Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey, Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Knoxville

Votes: 12,195 | Gross: $1.03M

29. The Hoax (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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70 Metascore

In what would cause a fantastic media frenzy, Clifford Irving sells his bogus biography of Howard Hughes to a premiere publishing house in the early 1970s.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Richard Gere, Alfred Molina, David Aaron Baker, John Carter

Votes: 15,655 | Gross: $7.16M

30. All the Colors of the Dark (1972)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

6.7
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A woman recovering from a car accident in which she lost her unborn child finds herself pursued by a coven of devil worshipers.

Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: George Hilton, Edwige Fenech, Ivan Rassimov, Julián Ugarte

Votes: 2,678

31. The Red Pill (2016)

TV-14 | 108 min | Documentary

8.3
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The Red Pill chronicles filmmaker Cassie Jaye's journey following the mysterious and polarizing Men's Rights Movement. The Red Pill explores today's gender war and asks the question "what is the future of gender equality?"

Director: Cassie Jaye | Stars: Cassie Jaye, Paul Elam, Attila Vinczer, Dean Esmay

Votes: 9,115

32. East Is East (1999)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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74 Metascore

In early 1970s England, a Pakistani father finds the authority he has previously maintained challenged by his increasingly Anglicized children.

Director: Damien O'Donnell | Stars: Om Puri, Linda Bassett, Jordan Routledge, Archie Panjabi

Votes: 16,347 | Gross: $4.17M

33. Saint Laurent (2014)

R | 150 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.2
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52 Metascore

Yves Saint Laurent's life from 1967 to 1976, during which time the famed fashion designer was at the peak of his career.

Director: Bertrand Bonello | Stars: Gaspard Ulliel, Jérémie Renier, Louis Garrel, Léa Seydoux

Votes: 4,923 | Gross: $0.43M

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: 17,438 | Gross: $0.61M

35. The Strange Vice of Mrs. Wardh (1971)

R | 81 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.0
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An ambassador's wife discovers that one of the men in her life - either her husband, an ex-lover or her current lover - may be a vicious serial killer.

Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: George Hilton, Edwige Fenech, Conchita Airoldi, Manuel Gil

Votes: 3,318

36. Yves Saint Laurent (2014)

R | 106 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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51 Metascore

A look at the life of French designer Yves Saint Laurent from the beginning of his career in 1958 when he met his lover and business partner, Pierre Berge.

Director: Jalil Lespert | Stars: Pierre Niney, Guillaume Gallienne, Charlotte Le Bon, Laura Smet

Votes: 10,508 | Gross: $0.72M

37. Dovlatov (2018)

PG-13 | 126 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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68 Metascore

The film actions unfold in 1971, telling about the four days of life of famous writer Sergei Dovlatov. The film raises the eternal issue of the Russian and European culture - the issue of moral choice.

Director: Aleksey German Jr. | Stars: Milan Maric, Danila Kozlovsky, Helena Sujecka, Artur Beschastny

Votes: 1,403

38. Midnight's Children (2012)

TV-14 | 146 min | Drama

6.2
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56 Metascore

A pair of children, born within moments of India gaining independence from Britain, grow up in the country that is nothing like their parent's generation.

Director: Deepa Mehta | Stars: Rajat Kapoor, Vansh Bhardwaj, Anupam Kher, Neha Mahajan

Votes: 2,769 | Gross: $0.14M

39. 1 (2013)

Not Rated | 112 min | Documentary, History, Sport

8.0
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Set in the golden era of Grand Prix Racing '1' tells the story of a generation of charismatic drivers who raced on the edge, risking their lives during Formula 1's deadliest period, and the men who stood up and changed the sport forever.

Director: Paul Crowder | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Niki Lauda, Lewis Hamilton, Michael Schumacher

Votes: 3,517

40. Muscle Shoals (2013)

PG | 111 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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75 Metascore

A documentary that celebrates Rick Hall, the founder of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the signature sound he developed in songs such as "I'll Take You There", "Brown Sugar", and "When a Man Loves a Woman".

Director: Greg 'Freddy' Camalier | Stars: Rick Hall, Aretha Franklin, Keith Richards, Candi Staton

Votes: 3,305 | Gross: $0.70M

41. Cinema Verite (2011 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Drama

6.5
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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the first American family to be the subjects of a reality TV show.

Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Diane Lane, Tim Robbins, James Gandolfini, Thomas Dekker

Votes: 3,410

42. Dalida (2016)

PG | 127 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded ... See full summary »

Director: Lisa Azuelos | Stars: Sveva Alviti, Riccardo Scamarcio, Jean-Paul Rouve, Niels Schneider

Votes: 2,218

43. Something in the Air (2012)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

6.4
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76 Metascore

In the months after the heady weeks of May '68, a group of young Europeans search for a way to continue the revolution believed to be just beginning.

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Clément Métayer, André Marcon, Lola Créton, Felix Armand

Votes: 3,924 | Gross: $0.07M

44. Simon, King of the Witches (1971)

R | 99 min | Horror

6.0
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Simon, a young man with magic powers, invokes the help of the evil forces in order to take revenge on a man who cheated him with a bad cheque.

Director: Bruce Kessler | Stars: Andrew Prine, Brenda Scott, George Paulsin, Norman Burton

Votes: 609

45. The Divine Order (2017)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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67 Metascore

In 1971, a young housewife organizes the women of her town to petition for the right to vote.

Director: Petra Biondina Volpe | Stars: Marie Leuenberger, Maximilian Simonischek, Rachel Braunschweig, Sibylle Brunner

Votes: 1,846 | Gross: $0.08M

46. The Flatey Enigma (2018– )

211 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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Set in 1971, the series follows Johanna, a professor of Nordic Studies, accused of murder. To prove her innocence, she has to solve a riddle in a medieval manuscript about Norse kings, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir, Stefán Hallur Stefánsson, Hilmir Jensson, Sigurður Sigurjónsson

Votes: 123

47. Children of War (2014)

160 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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Would you go to war for peace? A war child's search for acceptance and a nation inundated in blood.

Director: Mrityunjay Devvrat | Stars: Farooq Shaikh, Victor Banerjee, Pavan Malhotra, Indraneil Sengupta

Votes: 848

48. Une jeunesse allemande (2015)

93 min | Documentary, History

7.0
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Film based on the rise of The Red Army Faction, German revolutionary terrorist group founded by Andreas Baader and Ulrike Meinhof.

Director: Jean-Gabriel Périot | Stars: Harun Farocki, Philip Werner Sauber, Holger Meins, Helke Sander

Votes: 336

49. Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)

Not Rated | 97 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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Ali's biggest match, his fight with the US government. A film about the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on America's greatest sportsman of the 20th century because he refused to fight in that war.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella, Ed Begley Jr., Peter Gerety

Votes: 2,201

50. Funkytown (2011)

R | 132 min | Drama, Music

6.3
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1976. Montreal. Eight people who wanted to see and be seen at the trendiest disco will be juggling fame and anonymity until they will be forced to make sober choices in an era when excess was the norm, and when disco was king.

Director: Daniel Roby | Stars: Patrick Huard, Justin Chatwin, Paul Doucet, Sarah Mutch

Votes: 783



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