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1. The Irishman (2019)

R | 209 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.7
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94 Metascore

A mob hitman recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of Jimmy Hoffa.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Anna Paquin, Jesse Plemons

Votes: 9,877

2. Watchmen (2009)

R | 162 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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56 Metascore

In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino, Malin Akerman

Votes: 469,492 | Gross: $107.51M

3. 11.22.63 (2016)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.2
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A high school teacher travels back in time to prevent John F. Kennedy's assassination.

Stars: James Franco, Sarah Gadon, George MacKay, Chris Cooper

Votes: 63,243

4. Annie Hall (1977)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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92 Metascore

Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditzy Annie Hall.

Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

Votes: 240,136 | Gross: $39.20M

5. Salt (2010)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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65 Metascore

A CIA agent goes on the run after a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Olbrychski

Votes: 281,267 | Gross: $118.31M

6. Zoolander (2001)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

6.5
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61 Metascore

At the end of his career, a clueless fashion model is brainwashed to kill the Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell

Votes: 235,202 | Gross: $45.17M

7. JFK (1991)

R | 189 min | Drama, History, Thriller

8.0
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72 Metascore

New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there's more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Kevin Costner, Gary Oldman, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau

Votes: 133,143 | Gross: $70.41M

8. Jackie (V) (2016)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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81 Metascore

Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.

Director: Pablo Larraín | Stars: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup

Votes: 67,711 | Gross: $13.96M

9. In the Line of Fire (1993)

R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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74 Metascore

Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan (Clint Eastwood) couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo, Dylan McDermott

Votes: 86,855 | Gross: $102.31M

10. 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: 54,588 | Gross: $4.02M

11. The Odessa File (1974)

PG | 130 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Following the suicide of an elderly Jewish man, a journalist in possession of the man's diary investigates the alleged sighting of a former S.S. Captain, who commanded a concentration camp during World War II.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Jon Voight, Maximilian Schell, Maria Schell, Mary Tamm

Votes: 9,235

12. Lee Daniels' The Butler (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 132 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.

Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda

Votes: 103,908 | Gross: $116.63M

13. Behind the Candelabra (2013)

TV-MA | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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A chronicle of the tempestuous six-year romance between megastar singer Liberace and his young lover Scott Thorson.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, Eric Zuckerman

Votes: 38,505

14. The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)

R | 83 min | Comedy

6.5
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A series of short, highly irreverent, and often tasteless skits.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Evan C. Kim, Soo-Han Bong, Bill Bixby, George Lazenby

Votes: 16,131

15. The Wanderers (1979)

R | 112 min | Drama

7.4
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64 Metascore

Set against the urban jungle of 1963 New York's gangland subculture, this coming of age teenage movie is set around the Italian gang the Wanderers. Slight comedy, slight High School angst ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Ken Wahl, Karen Allen, John Friedrich, Toni Kalem

Votes: 9,339 | Gross: $0.01M

16. All the Way (2016 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Lyndon Baines Johnson becomes the President of the United States in the chaotic aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination and spends his first year in office fighting to pass the Civil Rights Act.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anthony Mackie, Melissa Leo, Frank Langella

Votes: 12,109

17. Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.0
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57 Metascore

Elvis Presley and a black "JFK" stay in a nursing home where nothing happens - until a wayward Egyptian mummy comes and sucks out the old people's souls thru their a-holes. The two decide to fight back.

Director: Don Coscarelli | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Ossie Davis, Bob Ivy, Ella Joyce

Votes: 43,881 | Gross: $2.00M

18. LBJ (2016)

R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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54 Metascore

Lyndon B. Johnson aligns himself with John F. Kennedy, rises to the Presidency, and deals with the civil rights struggles of the 1960s.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Michael Stahl-David, Richard Jenkins, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Votes: 4,826 | Gross: $2.47M

19. Dogfight (1991)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Before leaving to fight in Vietnam, a group of teenagers play a game where they try to seduce the ugliest girl they can find.

Director: Nancy Savoca | Stars: River Phoenix, Lili Taylor, Richard Panebianco, Anthony Clark

Votes: 7,717 | Gross: $0.39M

20. Parkland (2013)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, History, Mystery

6.3
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51 Metascore

A recounting of the chaotic events that occurred at Dallas' Parkland Hospital on the day U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

Director: Peter Landesman | Stars: Zac Efron, Tom Welling, Billy Bob Thornton, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 14,283 | Gross: $0.65M

21. Slacker (1990)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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69 Metascore

A day in the life of Austin, Texas as the camera roams from place to place and provides a brief look at the overeducated, the social misfits, the outcasts and the oddballs.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Richard Linklater, Rudy Basquez, Jean Caffeine, Jan Hockey

Votes: 18,472 | Gross: $1.23M

22. The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years (2016)

Unrated | 106 min | Documentary, Music

7.8
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72 Metascore

A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews, and stories of The Beatles' 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: The Beatles, John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul McCartney

Votes: 10,081 | Gross: $2.93M

23. Dr. T & the Women (2000)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.6
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64 Metascore

A wealthy gynecologist's ideal life is thrown into turmoil when the women closest to him begin to affect his life in unexpecting ways.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Richard Gere, Helen Hunt, Farrah Fawcett, Laura Dern

Votes: 17,062 | Gross: $13.11M

24. Greetings (1968)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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An offbeat, episodic film about three friends, Paul, a shy love-seeker, Lloyd, a vibrant conspiracy nut, and Jon, an aspiring filmmaker and peeping tom. The film satirizes free-love, the ... See full summary »

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Jonathan Warden, Robert De Niro, Gerrit Graham, Richard Hamilton

Votes: 2,797

25. Flashpoint (1984)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Two Texas border guards, a young hotshot and his older and more cynical partner, find a jeep buried for 20 years in the desert, with a skeleton, a scoped rifle, and a box with $800,000 in ... See full summary »

Director: William Tannen | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Treat Williams, Rip Torn, Kevin Conway

Votes: 1,945 | Gross: $3.85M

26. The Kennedys (2011)

TV-14 | 346 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.6
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The triumphs and tragedies of the most popular political family in American history.

Stars: Greg Kinnear, Barry Pepper, Katie Holmes, Tom Wilkinson

Votes: 6,768

27. Skipped Parts (2000)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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An ungrounded young mother and her thoughtful teenage son are banished to a remote provincial town by a domineering father.

Director: Tamra Davis | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mischa Barton, Bug Hall

Votes: 3,069

28. Killing Kennedy (2013 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 87 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

6.0
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Based on Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard's best seller comes this shocking thriller starring Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin. As John F. Kennedy (Lowe) rises to become U.S. president, a ... See full summary »

Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Rob Lowe, Will Rothhaar, Jack Noseworthy, Casey Siemaszko

Votes: 3,294

29. Executive Action (1973)

PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama, History

6.7
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Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.

Director: David Miller | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Robert Ryan, Will Geer, Gilbert Green

Votes: 2,265

30. An Adventure in Space and Time (2013 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.3
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A dramatisation of the early years of Doctor Who (1963), with the story revolving around BBC executive Sydney Newman, novice producer Verity Lambert and actor William Hartnell.

Director: Terry McDonough | Stars: David Bradley, Ross Gurney-Randall, Roger May, Sam Hoare

Votes: 6,071

31. Love Field (1992)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

6.6
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When a woman enrout to JFK's funeral befriends a black man's daughter, they experience numerous revelations and hardships.

Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Dennis Haysbert, Stephanie McFadden, Brian Kerwin

Votes: 3,419 | Gross: $1.95M

32. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.4
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62 Metascore

Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.

Director: Kevin Willmott | Stars: Greg Kirsch, Renee Patrick, Molly Graham, William Willmott

Votes: 4,549 | Gross: $0.67M

33. Radio Free Albemuth (2010)

R | 111 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.7
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35 Metascore

Berkeley record store clerk Nick Brady (Jonathan Scarfe) begins to experience strange visions from an entity he calls VALIS that cause him to uproot his family and move to Los Angeles where... See full summary »

Director: John Alan Simon | Stars: Shea Whigham, Jonathan Scarfe, Michael Rothhaar, Katheryn Winnick

Votes: 1,489 | Gross: $0.01M

34. I... For Icarus (1979)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Conspiracy thriller inspired by the conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of JFK. After a fictional president is assassinated, a determined, tough prosecutor investigates the emerging conspiracy behind it.

Director: Henri Verneuil | Stars: Yves Montand, Michel Albertini, Roland Amstutz, Jean-Pierre Bagot

Votes: 3,301

35. Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination (1963)

1 min | Documentary, Short, Crime

7.7
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The home movie footage shot by Abraham Zapruder that caught the assassination of the U.S. President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.

Director: Abraham Zapruder | Stars: Charles Brehm, Howard Brennan, John Connally, Nellie Connally

Votes: 2,038

36. Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001 TV Movie)

163 min | Biography, Drama

7.0
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They were more than Washington wives. They were part of an American dream known as Camelot. With strength and cunning they upheld their public image by concealing their private truths. ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Shaw | Stars: Jill Hennessy, Lauren Holly, Leslie Stefanson, Daniel Hugh Kelly

Votes: 350

37. Kennedy (1983)

282 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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Biography of the 1961-1963 Presidency of John F. Kennedy.

Stars: John Shea, E.G. Marshall, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Andrew Rayden

Votes: 472

38. Jerry and Tom (1998)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Tom and Jerry are two hit men, they work by day at a third-rate second-hand car dealership. Tom is a veteran and Jerry is a novice in their business, and their attitude toward their ... See full summary »

Director: Saul Rubinek | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Sam Rockwell, Maury Chaykin, Ted Danson

Votes: 1,743

39. American Deep State (2019)

62 min | Documentary | Announced

For the first time, American people see the possibility that elected governments have to follow rules set by Washington D.C.'s bureaucratic institutions. From 1963 JFK's assassination to 2016 Russia Collusion Conspiracy.

Director: Bernie Olaf | Stars: Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Ivanka Trump, Barack Obama

40. JFK to 9/11: Everything Is a Rich Man's Trick (2014 Video)

208 min | Documentary, History, War

8.6
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This is one of the only documentaries that actually speaks on the real Secret Societies which for most are still a secret.

Stars: Francis Richard Conolly, Gordon Arnold, Charles Brehm, Howard Brennan

Votes: 333

41. Interview with the Assassin (2002)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.5
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60 Metascore

Almost forty years after the John F. Kennedy assassination, an ex-Marine named Walter Ohlinger has come forward with a startling claim.

Director: Neil Burger | Stars: Dylan Haggerty, Raymond J. Barry, Renee Faia, Kelsey Kemper

Votes: 1,731 | Gross: $0.05M

42. The Killing of America (1981)

R | 90 min | Documentary, Crime

7.6
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A documentary of the decline of America. It features a lot a great footage (most exclusive to this film) from race riots to serial killers and much-much more.

Directors: Sheldon Renan, Leonard Schrader | Stars: Chuck Riley, Ed Dorris, Thomas Noguchi, Sirhan Sirhan

Votes: 1,648

43. JFK: The Smoking Gun (2013 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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Australian detective Colin McLaren investigates the JFK assassination using ballistics expert Howard Donahue's evidence of a second shooter in Dealey Plaza.

Director: Malcolm Mcdonald | Stars: Alex Ivanovici, Howard Donahue, Colin McLaren, Colleen Lorenzen

Votes: 593

44. The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977)

PG | 112 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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The story of the late J. Edgar Hoover, who was head of the FBI from 1924-1972. The film follows Hoover from his racket-busting days through his reign under eight U.S. presidents.

Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Broderick Crawford, James Wainwright, Michael Parks, José Ferrer

Votes: 486

45. The Men Who Killed Kennedy (1988–2003)

Documentary, History

8.5
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A detailed examination of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, with emphasis on the discrepancies and inconsistencies in the government's official version of events.

Stars: Hilary Minster, Robert J. Groden, Gary Mack, Cyril H. Wecht

Votes: 514

46. Timequest (2000)

R | 92 min | Sci-Fi

5.3
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A story about a man who travels back in time to Fort Worth, Texas on November 22, 1963 and prevents the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Director: Robert Dyke | Stars: Victor Slezak, Caprice Benedetti, Vince Grant, Bruce Campbell

Votes: 625

47. This Filthy World (2006)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.7
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68 Metascore

Jeff Garlin's documentary on the work of John Waters.

Director: Jeff Garlin | Star: John Waters

Votes: 1,341

48. Fatal Deception: Mrs. Lee Harvey Oswald (1993 TV Movie)

88 min | Biography

5.8
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The story of the widow of Lee Harvey Oswald, the man accused of shooting President Kennedy. Via flashbacks, the story traces the woman's life from her days in Russia, the turmoil following ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Dornhelm | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Robert Picardo, Frank Whaley, Bill Bolender

Votes: 182

49. Shelf Life (1993)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.8
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In 1963, a paranoid middle-class couple locks themselves and their small kids in their nuclear fallout shelter. 30 years later, their oblivious son and two daughters still survive there playing absurd games. A play-based dark comedy.

Director: Paul Bartel | Stars: O-Lan Jones, Andrea Stein, Jim Turner, Paul Bartel

Votes: 41

50. Running Against Time (1990 TV Movie)

PG | 92 min | Sci-Fi

6.4
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History professor David Rhodes never has got over the death of his older brother, 1966 in Vietnam. When he hears the rumor that a famous professor is working on a time machine, he ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Seth Green | Stars: Robert Hays, Catherine Hicks, Sam Wanamaker, Wayne Tippit

Votes: 295



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