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1. The Free Speech Apocalypse (2015)

Unrated | 1 hr 34 min | Documentary

Rated on 17 Jan 2018

Pastor Douglas Wilson was invited to Indiana University to deliver a series of lectures on traditional marriage and family. Wilson was warned about possible protests and potential violence ... See full summary »

Director: Darren Doane

Votes: 169

2. Woodshock (2017)

R | 1 hr 40 min | Drama, Thriller

Rated on 02 Jan 2018

A haunted young woman spirals in the wake of profound loss, torn between her fractured emotional state and the reality-altering effects of a potent cannabinoid drug.

Directors: Kate Mulleavy, Laura Mulleavy | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Joe Cole, Pilou Asbæk, Steph DuVall

Votes: 1,369

3. American Violence (2017)

Not Rated | 1 hr 47 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Rated on 20 Dec 2017

Fascinated by the root causes of violent behavior, world renowned psychologist Dr. Amanda Tyler has an opportunity to interview and analyze death row inmate Jackson Shea. As the interview ... See full summary »

Director: Timothy Woodward Jr. | Stars: Kaiwi Lyman, Bruce Dern, Denise Richards, Columbus Short

Votes: 1,569

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

R | 1 hr 53 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Rated on 08 Dec 2015

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: 94,067

5. Greedy Lying Bastards (2012)

PG-13 | 1 hr 30 min | Documentary

Rated on 05 Feb 2014

Melting sea ice, glacier loss and rising sea levels. Severe droughts and wildfires. Increasingly severe tornadoes, hurricanes, and flooding. Record heat waves. Climate change is no longer a... See full summary »

Director: Craig Scott Rosebraugh | Stars: Enoch Adams, George W. Bush, Philip Cooney, Kert Davies

Votes: 241

6. Shepard & Dark (2012)

Not Rated | 1 hr 32 min | Documentary, Biography

Rated on 05 Feb 2014

Shepard & Dark is the remarkable story of a friendship in letters.

Director: Treva Wurmfeld | Stars: Sam Shepard, Johnny Dark, O-Lan Jones, Scarlett Jones

Votes: 155

7. The Hunt (2012)

R | 1 hr 55 min | Drama

Rated on 25 Jan 2014

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.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp, Lasse Fogelstrøm

Votes: 256,566

8. La soga (2009)

R | 1 hr 42 min | Crime, Drama

Rated on 25 Jan 2014

A cop works against his country's corrupt government in order to find justice on a case.

Director: Josh Crook | Stars: Manny Perez, Denise Quiñones, Juan Fernández, Paul Calderon

Votes: 749

9. Garage Days (2002)

R | 1 hr 45 min | Comedy, Music, Drama

Rated on 25 Jan 2014

The story of a young garage band in Sydney, Australia trying to make it big.

Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Kick Gurry, Maya Stange, Pia Miranda, Russell Dykstra

Votes: 2,620

10. Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998)

Unrated | 1 hr 27 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

Rated on 25 Jan 2014

Biography of British painter Francis Bacon focuses on his relationship with his lover, George Dyer, a former small time crook.

Director: John Maybury | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Daniel Craig, Tilda Swinton, Anne Lambton

Votes: 3,256

11. All of a Sudden (1996)

1 hr 37 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller

Rated on 02 Dec 2013

One day, young merchant Lam Kwok Choi is attacked by a masked robbers, who kidnaps his wife Miu Ho Yi and their son Wai Wai during the escape.

Director: Herman Yau | Stars: Simon Yam, Irene Wan, Alfred Cheung, Chi Wah Wong

Votes: 128

12. Resolution (III) (2012)

Not Rated | 1 hr 33 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 09 Nov 2013

A man imprisons his estranged junkie friend in an isolated cabin in the boonies of San Diego to force him through a week of sobriety, but the events of that week are being mysteriously manipulated.

Directors: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead | Stars: Peter Cilella, Vinny Curran, Emily Montague, Kurt David Anderson

Votes: 12,347

13. At Any Price (2012)

R | 1 hr 45 min | Drama, Sport, Thriller

Rated on 08 Oct 2013

A farming family's business is threatened by an unexpected crisis, further testing the relationship between a father and his rebellious son.

Director: Ramin Bahrani | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Zac Efron, Kim Dickens, Heather Graham

Votes: 6,988

14. Autumn Ball (2007)

Not Rated | 2 hr 3 min | Drama

Rated on 09 Sep 2013

A film about the loneliness, despair and hope of six people who all live in a bleak Soviet-era apartment complex in Tallinn, Estonia.

Director: Veiko Õunpuu | Stars: Rain Tolk, Taavi Eelmaa, Juhan Ulfsak, Sulevi Peltola

Votes: 1,848

15. Hit and Run (I) (2012)

R | 1 hr 40 min | Action, Comedy

Rated on 09 Sep 2013

Former getaway driver Charles Bronson jeopardizes his Witness Protection Plan identity in order to help his girlfriend get to Los Angeles. The feds and Charles' former gang chase them on the road.

Directors: David Palmer, Dax Shepard | Stars: Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell, Bradley Cooper, Kristin Chenoweth

Votes: 33,351

16. A Place at the Table (2012)

PG | 1 hr 24 min | Documentary

Rated on 02 Sep 2013

A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem.

Directors: Kristi Jacobson, Lori Silverbush | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Tom Colicchio, Ken Cook, Mariana Chilton

Votes: 1,076

17. Tony Manero (2008)

TV-MA | 1 hr 37 min | Drama, Music

Rated on 02 Sep 2013

A man is obsessed with John Travolta's disco dancing character from Saturday Night Fever (1977).

Director: Pablo Larraín | Stars: Alfredo Castro, Amparo Noguera, Héctor Morales, Paola Lattus

Votes: 3,038

18. The Jeffrey Dahmer Files (2012)

Not Rated | 1 hr 16 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

Rated on 02 Sep 2013

An experimental documentary that uses archival footage, interviews, and fictionalized scenarios to tell the story of the people around Jeffrey Dahmer, during the summer of his arrest in 1991.

Director: Chris James Thompson | Stars: Andrew Swant, Pamela Bass, Jeffrey Jentzen, Pat Kennedy

Votes: 1,802

19. Mammuth (2010)

1 hr 32 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 02 Sep 2013

A retiree battles to obtain his rightfully due pension.

Directors: Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kervern | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Yolande Moreau, Isabelle Adjani, Miss Ming

Votes: 3,387

20. Late Bloomers (2011)

1 hr 35 min | Drama

Rated on 01 Sep 2013

The struggles of Mary and her husband adjusting to retirement.

Director: Julie Gavras | Stars: William Hurt, Isabella Rossellini, Doreen Mantle, Kate Ashfield

Votes: 896

21. 6 Souls (2010)

R | 1 hr 52 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 01 Sep 2013

A forensic psychiatrist discovers that all but one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.

Directors: Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein | Stars: Julianne Moore, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jeffrey DeMunn, Frances Conroy

Votes: 31,170

22. As Luck Would Have It (2011)

Not Rated | 1 hr 34 min | Drama

Rated on 01 Sep 2013

An out-of-work publicist who suffers an accident looks to sell the exclusive interview rights to the highest bidder in an attempt to provide for his family.

Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: José Mota, Salma Hayek, Blanca Portillo, Juan Luis Galiardo

Votes: 2,448

23. Eden (I) (2012)

R | 1 hr 38 min | Crime, Drama

Rated on 01 Sep 2013

A young Korean-American girl, abducted and forced into prostitution by domestic human traffickers, cooperates with her captors in a desperate ploy to survive.

Director: Megan Griffiths | Stars: Jamie Chung, Beau Bridges, Matt O'Leary, Eddie Martinez

Votes: 7,990

24. Footnote (2011)

PG | 1 hr 47 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 01 Sep 2013

Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are father and son as well as rival professors in Talmudic Studies. When both men learn that Eliezer will be lauded for his work, their complicated relationship reaches a new peak.

Director: Joseph Cedar | Stars: Shlomo Bar-Aba, Lior Ashkenazi, Aliza Rosen, Alma Zack

Votes: 5,486

25. The Milk of Sorrow (2009)

1 hr 34 min | Drama, Music

Rated on 01 Sep 2013

Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the breast milk of pregnant women who were abused or raped during or soon after pregnancy. ... See full summary »

Director: Claudia Llosa | Stars: Magaly Solier, Susi Sánchez, Efraín Solís, Bárbara Lazón

Votes: 6,427

26. Young and Wild (2012)

Not Rated | 1 hr 36 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 28 Jul 2013

Daniela, raised in the bosom of a strict Evangelical family and recently unmasked as a fornicator by her shocked parents, struggles to find her own path to spiritual harmony.

Director: Marialy Rivas | Stars: Alicia Rodríguez, Aline Küppenheim, María Gracia Omegna, Felipe Pinto

Votes: 2,337

27. Smashed (2012)

R | 1 hr 21 min | Drama

Rated on 26 Jul 2013

A married couple whose bond is built on a mutual love of alcohol gets their relationship put to the test when the wife decides to get sober.

Director: James Ponsoldt | Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Aaron Paul, Nick Offerman, Megan Mullally

Votes: 15,999

28. Starlet (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 1 hr 43 min | Drama

Rated on 25 Jul 2013

An unlikely friendship forms between twenty-one-year-old Jane and the elderly Sadie after Jane discovers a hidden stash of money inside an object at Sadie's yard sale.

Director: Sean Baker | Stars: Dree Hemingway, Besedka Johnson, Boonee, Stella Maeve

Votes: 6,501

29. The Sessions (2012)

R | 1 hr 35 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

Rated on 15 Jul 2013

A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest.

Director: Ben Lewin | Stars: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood

Votes: 40,376

30. The House I Live In (2012)

Not Rated | 1 hr 48 min | Documentary

Rated on 13 Jul 2013

From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Eugene Jarecki, David Simon, Shanequa Benitez, William Julius Wilson

Votes: 5,077

31. The Piano Player (1999)

Not Rated | 1 hr 52 min | Romance, Drama

Rated on 12 Jul 2013

Follows three men who are in love with a most beautiful waitress: An intellectual restaurant owner, a mysterious musician and an erratic businessman; taking place during the WWII.

Director: Rolf Schübel | Stars: Joachim Król, Erika Marozsán, Stefano Dionisi, Ben Becker

Votes: 6,916

32. Boogie Nights (1997)

R | 2 hr 35 min | Drama

Rated on 12 Jul 2013

The story of a young man's adventures in the California pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds, Luis Guzmán

Votes: 226,994

33. Starsuckers (2009)

1 hr 43 min | Documentary

Rated on 12 Jul 2013

Documentary that explores mankind's desire to be famous and its effect on society.

Director: Chris Atkins | Stars: Ellis Cashmore, Max Clifford, Richard Curtis, Josef d'Bache-Kane

Votes: 506

34. End of the Road: How Money Became Worthless (2012)

Unrated | 55 min | Documentary

Rated on 12 Jul 2013

Wall Street is being occupied. Europe is collapsing in on itself. Around the world, people are consumed by fear and anger, and one question is on everyone's lips: Is the financial crisis ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Delmastro | Stars: Adam Fergusson, G. Edward Griffin, Mike Maloney, Bill Murphy

Votes: 407

35. Branded (2012)

R | 1 hr 46 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

Rated on 12 Jul 2013

In future Moscow, where corporate brands have created a disillusioned population, one man's effort to unlock the truth behind the conspiracy will lead to an epic battle with hidden forces that control the world.

Directors: Jamie Bradshaw, Aleksandr Dulerayn | Stars: Ed Stoppard, Leelee Sobieski, Jeffrey Tambor, Ingeborga Dapkunaite

Votes: 8,628

36. The Pleasure of Being Robbed (2008)

Not Rated | 1 hr 11 min | Drama

Rated on 12 Jul 2013

A curious and lost Eleonore looks for something everywhere, even in the bags of strangers who find themselves sadly smiling only well after she's left their lives. They owe her their thanks.

Director: Josh Safdie | Stars: Bat 'Batman' Baxter, Alex Billig, Wayne Chin, Jerry Damons

Votes: 1,173

37. Mama (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 1 hr 40 min | Horror, Thriller

Rated on 12 Jul 2013

After a young couple take in their two nieces, they suspect that a supernatural spirit named Mama has latched onto their family.

Director: Andy Muschietti | Stars: Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Megan Charpentier, Isabelle Nélisse

Votes: 163,652

38. Primer (2004)

PG-13 | 1 hr 17 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Rated on 12 Jul 2013

Four friends/fledgling entrepreneurs, knowing that there's something bigger and more innovative than the different error-checking devices they've built, wrestle over their new invention.

Director: Shane Carruth | Stars: Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Casey Gooden, Anand Upadhyaya

Votes: 92,714

39. Illuminating Angels & Demons (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 1 hr 30 min | Documentary

Rated on 12 Jul 2013

Join Simon Cox, author of the international best-selling "Illuminating Angels & Demons," as he and eleven additional noted authorities take you on an in depth journey to uncover a plan for ... See full summary »

Directors: Dan Hall, Geof Petch | Stars: Dave Hoffman, Domenick Dicce

Votes: 419

40. Hot Coffee (2011)

Not Rated | 1 hr 28 min | Documentary

Rated on 12 Jul 2013

How the infamous McDonald's hot coffee lawsuit and similar cases were exploited as part of a right wing crusade to weaken civil justice.

Director: Susan Saladoff | Stars: Chuck Allen, Judy Allen, Jay Angoff, David Arredondo

Votes: 3,603

41. Writer of O (2004)

1 hr 20 min | Documentary

Rated on 12 Jul 2013

Published in Paris in 1954, The Story of O was an immediate bestseller and literary scandal: an elegantly written S&M fantasy that had all the hallmarks of being an autobiographical account... See full summary »

Director: Pola Rapaport | Stars: Dominique Aury, Cyril Corral, Thierry de Carbonnières, John de St. Jorre

Votes: 92

42. Inhale (2010)

R | 1 hr 23 min | Drama, Thriller

Rated on 12 Jul 2013

A couple goes to dangerous lengths to find a lung donor for their daughter.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Diane Kruger, Sam Shepard, Rosanna Arquette

Votes: 6,102

43. Return (2011)

Not Rated | 1 hr 37 min | Drama

Rated on 21 May 2013

A soldier returns to her family, friends, and old job after a tour of duty, though she finds herself struggling to find her place in her everyday life.

Director: Liza Johnson | Stars: Linda Cardellini, Michael Shannon, John Slattery, Talia Balsam

Votes: 881

44. Things Behind the Sun (2001)

R | 2 hr | Drama, Music

Rated on 21 May 2013

A young music journalist's dark memories are awakened when he goes to interview a female rock singer, and both are forced to confront troubling secrets from their pasts.

Director: Allison Anders | Stars: Kim Dickens, Gabriel Mann, Aria Alpert Adjani, Ruben Anders

Votes: 1,276

45. Planet of Snail (2011)

Not Rated | 1 hr 28 min | Documentary, Drama

Rated on 21 May 2013

Young-Chan comes from planet of snail where deaf blind people live slow and quiet lives. When Young-Chan came to Earth, nobody understood his language and he was desperate. Then an angel ... See full summary »

Director: Seung-jun Yi | Stars: Cho Young-Chan, Kim Soon-ho, Choi Jungah

Votes: 331

46. A Royal Affair (2012)

R | 2 hr 17 min | Biography, Drama, History

Rated on 21 May 2013

A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.

Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Mads Mikkelsen, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Trine Dyrholm

Votes: 42,152

47. Lola Versus (2012)

R | 1 hr 27 min | Comedy

Rated on 21 May 2013

Dumped by her boyfriend just three weeks before their wedding, Lola enlists her close friends for a series of adventures she hopes will help her come to terms with approaching 30 as a single woman.

Director: Daryl Wein | Stars: Greta Gerwig, Zoe Lister-Jones, Hamish Linklater, Joel Kinnaman

Votes: 8,114