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1. There Will Be Blood (2007)

R | 158 min | Drama

8.1
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93 Metascore

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds, Martin Stringer

Votes: 475,637 | Gross: $40.22M

2. Midnight Cowboy (1969)

R | 113 min | Drama, Western

7.8
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79 Metascore

A naive hustler travels from Texas to New York City to seek personal fortune, finding a new friend in the process.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver

Votes: 93,280 | Gross: $44.79M

3. Live by Night (2016)

R | 129 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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49 Metascore

A group of Boston-bred gangsters set up shop in balmy Florida during the Prohibition era, facing off against the competition and the Ku Klux Klan.

Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Brendan Gleeson, Chris Messina

Votes: 48,556 | Gross: $10.38M

4. Won't You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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85 Metascore

An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers.

Director: Morgan Neville | Stars: Fred Rogers, Joanne Rogers, John Rogers, Jim Rogers

Votes: 18,459 | Gross: $22.61M

5. Network (1976)

R | 121 min | Drama

8.1
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83 Metascore

A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall

Votes: 135,037

6. I'm Not There (2007)

R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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73 Metascore

Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger, Ben Whishaw

Votes: 54,593 | Gross: $4.02M

7. The Exorcist III (1990)

R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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48 Metascore

A police Lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased Gemini serial killer, leads him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.

Director: William Peter Blatty | Stars: George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, Brad Dourif, Jason Miller

Votes: 23,042 | Gross: $26.10M

8. The Most Hated Woman in America (2017)

TV-MA | 91 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.1
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41 Metascore

The life of Madelyn Murray O'Hair, the outspoken activist and founder of American Atheists.

Director: Tommy O'Haver | Stars: Melissa Leo, Brandon Mychal Smith, Juno Temple, Michael Chernus

Votes: 3,860

9. Fletch Lives (1989)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.1
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40 Metascore

After receiving an inheritance in Louisiana, Los Angeles reporter Irvin Fletcher heads to the Belle Isle plantation where he gets himself into hilarious trouble.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Chevy Chase, Hal Holbrook, Julianne Phillips, R. Lee Ermey

Votes: 18,481 | Gross: $35.15M

10. Nowhere (1997)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.5
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44 Metascore

Follows a day in the lives of a group of Los Angeles high school students and the strange lives they lead.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: James Duval, Rachel True, Nathan Bexton, Chiara Mastroianni

Votes: 7,808 | Gross: $0.03M

11. The Brand New Testament (2015)

Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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70 Metascore

Did you know that God is alive and lives in Brussels with his daughter?

Director: Jaco Van Dormael | Stars: Pili Groyne, Benoît Poelvoorde, Catherine Deneuve, François Damiens

Votes: 26,667 | Gross: $0.09M

12. Car Wash (1976)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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70 Metascore

A comedic take on the daily life of a car wash employees, chronicling their hopes, fears, joys, dreams and tribulations. And meeting a few eccentric costumers along the way.

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Richard Pryor, Franklyn Ajaye, Darrow Igus, Otis Day

Votes: 5,930

13. Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Crime

6.5
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When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Jane Fonda, George Segal, Ed McMahon, Dick Gautier

Votes: 3,494

14. Secret Sunshine (2007)

Not Rated | 142 min | Drama

7.5
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84 Metascore

A woman moves to the town where her dead husband was born. As she tries to fit in, another tragic event overturns her life.

Director: Chang-dong Lee | Stars: Do-yeon Jeon, Kang-ho Song, Hye-jin Jang, Yeong-jin Jo

Votes: 5,911

15. The Day of the Locust (1975)

R | 144 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, Burgess Meredith, William Atherton

Votes: 4,620 | Gross: $17.79M

16. Zandalee (1991)

R | 100 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

4.4
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Thierry's wife Zandalee married the poet, he once was. Taking over his dad's company in New Orleans gives him stress and impotence. Thierry meets his high school buddy Johnny at a bachelor party. The painter Johnny can satisfy Zandalee.

Director: Sam Pillsbury | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Erika Anderson, Judge Reinhold, Joe Pantoliano

Votes: 3,225

17. Elmer Gantry (1960)

Approved | 146 min | Drama

7.8
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A fast-talking traveling salesman with a charming, loquacious manner convinces a sincere evangelist that he can be an effective preacher for her cause.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy, Dean Jagger

Votes: 9,473 | Gross: $11.34M

18. Bright Young Things (2003)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.6
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64 Metascore

An adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's novel "Vile Bodies", is a look into the lives of a young novelist, his would-be lover, and a host of young people who beautified London in the 1930s.

Director: Stephen Fry | Stars: Stephen Campbell Moore, Emily Mortimer, Dan Aykroyd, Simon McBurney

Votes: 4,900 | Gross: $0.93M

19. Citizen Ruth (1996)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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64 Metascore

An irresponsible, drug-addicted, recently impregnated woman finds herself in the middle of an abortion debate when both parties attempt to sway her to their respective sides.

Director: Alexander Payne | Stars: Laura Dern, Swoosie Kurtz, Mary Kay Place, Kurtwood Smith

Votes: 6,893 | Gross: $0.15M

20. Best Laid Plans (1999)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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40 Metascore

A seemingly simple plan to steal money goes increasingly awry.

Director: Mike Barker | Stars: Alessandro Nivola, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, Gene Wolande

Votes: 6,916 | Gross: $0.03M

21. Oh, God! (1977)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.6
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56 Metascore

When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 8,082 | Gross: $41.69M

22. The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A hobo accidentally stumbles onto a water spring, and creates a profitable way station in the middle of the desert.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Jason Robards, Stella Stevens, David Warner, Strother Martin

Votes: 7,934 | Gross: $3.50M

23. Repossessed (1990)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.8
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Parody of The Exorcist (1973), with Linda Blair once again possessed by Satan, and Leslie Nielsen as the exorcist.

Director: Bob Logan | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Linda Blair, Ned Beatty, Anthony Starke

Votes: 7,660 | Gross: $1.38M

24. Spontaneous Combustion (1990)

R | 97 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.7
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A young man finds out that his parents had been used in an atomic-weapons experiment shortly before he was born, and that the results have had some unexpected effects on him.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Brad Dourif, Cynthia Bain, Jon Cypher, William Prince

Votes: 2,139

25. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy, War

7.6
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56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steven Burg

Votes: 56,405 | Gross: $13.00M

26. Wise Blood (1979)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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A Southerner--young, poor, ambitious but uneducated--determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up his own church.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Brad Dourif, John Huston, Dan Shor, Harry Dean Stanton

Votes: 4,659

27. At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)

R | 189 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Martin and Hazel Quarrier are small-town fundamentalist missionaries sent to the jungles of South America to convert the Indians. Their remote mission was previously run by the Catholics, ... See full summary »

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Tom Berenger, John Lithgow, Daryl Hannah, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 2,950 | Gross: $1.34M

28. Totally F***ed Up (1993)

Unrated | 78 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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62 Metascore

Six queer teenagers struggle to get along with each other and with life in the face of varying obstacles.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: James Duval, Roko Belic, Susan Behshid, Jenee Gill

Votes: 2,487 | Gross: $0.10M

29. Sister Aimee (2019)

Not Rated | 87 min | Biography

5.7
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52 Metascore

In 1926 America's most famous evangelist is a woman. And she's looking for a way out. Fed up with her own success, she gets swept up in her lover's daydreams about Mexico and finds herself ... See full summary »

Directors: Samantha Buck, Marie Schlingmann | Stars: Michael Mosley, Amy Hargreaves, Julie White, Macon Blair

Votes: 85

30. The Toolbox Murders (1978)

R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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A ski-masked maniac kills apartment complex tenants with the contents of a toolbox.

Director: Dennis Donnelly | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Pamelyn Ferdin, Wesley Eure, Nicolas Beauvy

Votes: 3,113

31. Rachel, Rachel (1968)

Approved | 101 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Rachel is a 35 year old school teacher who has no man in her life and lives with her mother. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she begins to have to make decisions about her life and where she wants it to go.

Director: Paul Newman | Stars: Joanne Woodward, James Olson, Kate Harrington, Estelle Parsons

Votes: 2,748

32. Touch (1997)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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56 Metascore

At the discovery of his ability to work miracles, Juvenal becomes a media sensation, but now he's prone to those who want to exploit him.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Bridget Fonda, Christopher Walken, Skeet Ulrich, LL Cool J

Votes: 2,170 | Gross: $0.41M

33. Driving Lessons (2006)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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56 Metascore

A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress.

Director: Jeremy Brock | Stars: Rupert Grint, Laura Linney, Julie Walters, Fay Cohen

Votes: 10,365 | Gross: $0.24M

34. Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 192 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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The real-life story of the Peoples Temple cult led by Reverend Jim Jones and the events involving its move to Guyana and its eventual mass suicide.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Powers Boothe, Ned Beatty, Irene Cara, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 1,244

35. Abattoir (2016)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.4
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40 Metascore

An investigative reporter teams up with a police officer to solve the mystery of why a seemingly good man murdered her sister's family.

Director: Darren Lynn Bousman | Stars: Jessica Lowndes, Joe Anderson, Lin Shaye, Dayton Callie

Votes: 3,490

36. Paradise: Faith (2012)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama

6.8
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61 Metascore

A single woman in her 50's devotes her vacations to doing Catholic missionary work in Vienna, descending into violent self-punishment as part of her faith.

Director: Ulrich Seidl | Stars: Maria Hofstätter, Nabil Saleh, René Rupnik, Natalya Baranova

Votes: 3,930 | Gross: $0.01M

37. What's the Matter with Helen? (1971)

R | 101 min | Crime, Musical, Mystery

6.4
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Two middle-aged women move to Hollywood, California after their sons are convicted of a notorious murder and open a dance school for children eager to tap their way to stardom.

Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Shelley Winters, Dennis Weaver, Micheál MacLiammóir

Votes: 1,515

38. The Sound of Fury (1950)

Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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A man who is down on his luck falls in with a criminal.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Frank Lovejoy, Kathleen Ryan, Richard Carlson, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 953

39. Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.8
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Penn & Teller enjoy playing jokes on each other. When Penn says on an interview show that he wishes he has someone threatening his life so that he "wouldn't sweat the small stuff," each of ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Caitlin Clarke, David Patrick Kelly

Votes: 1,656

40. In God We Trust (or Gimme That Prime Time Religion) (1980)

PG | 97 min | Comedy

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Raised in a Trappist monastery, the innocent Brother Ambrose sets out to find money to save the bankrupt monastery. His education in worldliness is provided by a hooker. He eventually ... See full summary »

Director: Marty Feldman | Stars: Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle, Louise Lasser, Richard Pryor

Votes: 909 | Gross: $2.01M

41. The Cross and the Switchblade (1970)

GP | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Crusading minister gets involved in the lives of members of a New York City street gang.

Director: Don Murray | Stars: Pat Boone, Erik Estrada, Jacqueline Giroux, Jo-Ann Robinson

Votes: 915

42. Little Richard (2000 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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The story of Little Richard Penniman, from his poor Southern upbringing to dealing with the trials and tribulations of being a black singer in the 1950s, to his born-again phase and brief "retirement" from rock and roll.

Director: Robert Townsend | Stars: Leon, Jenifer Lewis, Carl Lumbly, Tamala Jones

Votes: 652

43. The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969)

G | 132 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Nice, eccentric, idealistic and slightly mad Countess Aurelia, who believes that the good must prevail over evil, decides to stand up to corrupt powerful leaders of Paris by putting them on trial with 'unwashed masses' as the jury.

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Oskar Homolka, Yul Brynner

Votes: 913

44. My Father Die (2016)

90 min | Action, Drama

5.6
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42 Metascore

Deaf since having his hearing knocked out at the age of 12, Asher has been training for almost two decades to avenge himself on Ivan, the man that killed his older brother, 21 years ago. ... See full summary »

Director: Sean Brosnan | Stars: Gabe White, Chester Rushing, Trina LaFargue, Gary Stretch

Votes: 893 | Gross: $0.00M

45. It's Supernatural (2003– )

Talk-Show

6.4
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Sid Roth interviews various people who have experienced supernatural messages, dreams, miracles and visions.

Stars: Sid Roth, Scott Perri, Amber Erwin, Karen Valero

Votes: 147

46. An American Tragedy (1931)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A poor factory worker, employed by a wealthy uncle, falls in love with a beautiful heiress but his happiness and promising future are jeopardized by a previous affair with a coworker he impregnated.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Phillips Holmes, Sylvia Sidney, Frances Dee, Irving Pichel

Votes: 559

47. Evil Come Evil Go (1972)

66 min | Horror

3.7
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A religious fanatic murders people who are engaging in sex.

Director: Walt Davis | Stars: Cleo O'Hara, Sandra Henderson, Jane Tsentas, Rick Cassidy

Votes: 325

48. Ladies They Talk About (1933)

Unrated | 69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Attractive Nan, member of a bank-robbery gang, goes to prison thanks to evangelist Dave Slade...who loves her.

Directors: Howard Bretherton, William Keighley | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Lyle Talbot, Dorothy Burgess

Votes: 1,268

49. Persecuted (I) (2014)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

3.5
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11 Metascore

An evangelist finds himself framed for murder and on the run after he refuses to back a senator's proposition calling for sweeping religious reform.

Director: Daniel Lusko | Stars: James Remar, Raoul Max Trujillo, Dean Stockwell, Bruce Davison

Votes: 1,464 | Gross: $1.18M

50. Pilgrim's Progress (2008)

105 min | Adventure, Fantasy

6.1
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An allegory of the life of a believer on a journey from the City of Destruction to the Celestial City.

Director: Danny Carrales | Stars: Daniel Kruse, Jeremiah Guelzo, Hugh McLean, Reid Dalton

Votes: 288



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