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1. Joker (2019)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.8
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59 Metascore

In Gotham City, mentally-troubled comedian Arthur Fleck is disregarded and mistreated by society. He then embarks on a downward spiral of revolution and bloody crime. This path brings him face-to-face with his alter-ego: "The Joker".

Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy

Votes: 478,960 | Gross: $192.73M

2. House of Cards (2013–2018)

TV-MA | 51 min | Drama

8.8
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A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him.

Stars: Kevin Spacey, Michel Gill, Robin Wright, Kate Mara

Votes: 440,364

3. Gone Girl (2014)

R | 149 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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79 Metascore

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry

Votes: 785,035 | Gross: $167.77M

4. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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87 Metascore

A washed-up superhero actor attempts to revive his fading career by writing, directing, and starring in a Broadway production.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough

Votes: 535,034 | Gross: $42.34M

5. Natural Born Killers (1994)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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74 Metascore

Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Tom Sizemore, Rodney Dangerfield

Votes: 204,321 | Gross: $50.28M

6. Idiocracy (2006)

R | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.6
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66 Metascore

Private Joe Bauers, the definition of "average American", is selected by the Pentagon to be the guinea pig for a top-secret hibernation program. Forgotten, he awakes five centuries in the future. He discovers a society so incredibly dumbed down that he's easily the most intelligent person alive.

Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Dax Shepard, Terry Crews

Votes: 135,331 | Gross: $0.44M

7. Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

Unrated | 95 min | Adventure, Horror

5.9
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22 Metascore

During a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew.

Director: Ruggero Deodato | Stars: Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen, Luca Barbareschi

Votes: 47,375

8. The First Purge (2018)

R | 98 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.1
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54 Metascore

America's third political party, the New Founding Fathers of America, comes to power and conducts an experiment: no laws for 12 hours on Staten Island. No one has to stay on the island, but $5,000 is given to anyone who does.

Director: Gerard McMurray | Stars: Y'lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Steve Harris

Votes: 45,610 | Gross: $69.49M

9. 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: 133,172 | Gross: $70.41M

10. The Bay (II) (2012)

R | 84 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.6
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65 Metascore

Chaos breaks out in a small Maryland town after an ecological disaster occurs.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Will Rogers, Kristen Connolly, Kether Donohue, Frank Deal

Votes: 23,863 | Gross: $0.03M

11. A Face in the Crowd (1957)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Music

8.2
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72 Metascore

An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Votes: 12,520

12. Fair Game (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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69 Metascore

CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Sonya Davison, Vanessa Chong

Votes: 44,475 | Gross: $9.53M

13. The Invasion (I) (2007)

PG-13 | 99 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.9
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45 Metascore

As a Washington, D.C. psychiatrist unearths the origin of an alien epidemic, she also discovers her son might be the only way it can be stopped.

Directors: Oliver Hirschbiegel, James McTeigue | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Jeremy Northam, Jackson Bond

Votes: 72,089 | Gross: $15.07M

14. 10 to Midnight (1983)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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12 Metascore

An LAPD detective and his rookie partner are on the trail of a psychopathic young man who is murdering young women.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Charles Bronson, Lisa Eilbacher, Andrew Stevens, Gene Davis

Votes: 6,026 | Gross: $7.10M

15. Edtv (1999)

PG-13 | 122 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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48 Metascore

A video store clerk agrees to have his life filmed by a camera crew for a television show.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Jenna Elfman, Geoffrey Blake, Gail Boggs

Votes: 40,097 | Gross: $22.36M

16. 13th (2016)

TV-MA | 100 min | Documentary, Crime, News

8.2
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88 Metascore

An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.

Director: Ava DuVernay | Stars: Melina Abdullah, Michelle Alexander, Cory Booker, Dolores Canales

Votes: 20,699

17. The Beatles Anthology (1995–1996)

600 min | Documentary, Music

9.2
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An autobiographical documentary of the greatest of the rock bands.

Stars: Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, George Martin

Votes: 6,030

18. The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)

R | 81 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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In an abandoned house in Poughkeepsie, New York murder investigators uncover hundreds of tapes showing decades of a serial killer's work.

Director: John Erick Dowdle | Stars: Stacy Chbosky, Ben Messmer, Samantha Robson, Ivar Brogger

Votes: 13,040

19. Dark Blue (2002)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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57 Metascore

A robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Kurt Russell, Ving Rhames, Scott Speedman, Michael Michele

Votes: 19,614 | Gross: $9.06M

20. The Plague Dogs (1982)

PG-13 | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Two dogs escape from a laboratory and are hunted as possible carriers of the bubonic plague.

Director: Martin Rosen | Stars: John Hurt, Christopher Benjamin, James Bolam, Nigel Hawthorne

Votes: 6,321

21. Mad City (1997)

PG-13 | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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45 Metascore

A disgruntled security guard holds a school trip group hostage, while a news reporter forms a bond with him.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Alda, Mia Kirshner

Votes: 18,431 | Gross: $10.56M

22. George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011)

Not Rated | 208 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.2
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Filmmaker Martin Scorsese examines the life of musician George Harrison, weaving together interviews, concert footage, home movies and photographs.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: George Harrison, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Ringo Starr

Votes: 9,824

23. Hope (2013)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama

8.3
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Tragedy of a 8 year old girl coping with a gruesome rape damaging her internally and affecting emotionally tries to overcome all obstacles that are about to happen in her life aftermath of ... See full summary »

Director: Joon-ik Lee | Stars: Re Lee, Kyung-gu Sol, Ji-won Uhm, Hae-sook Kim

Votes: 4,358

24. The Onion Movie (2008)

Not Rated | 86 min | Comedy

6.2
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Satirical interpretations of world events and curious human behavior.

Directors: Tom Kuntz, Mike Maguire | Stars: Len Cariou, Sarah McElligott, Amir Talai, Daniel Chacón

Votes: 14,974

25. HyperNormalisation (2016)

166 min | Documentary

8.3
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Adam Curtis explains how, at a time of confusing and inexplicable world events, politicians and the people they represent have retreated in to a damaging over-simplified version of what is happening.

Director: Adam Curtis | Stars: Adam Curtis, Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Victor Gotbaum

Votes: 4,258

26. The Eichmann Show (2015 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, History

6.5
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Dramatisation of the team hoping to televise the trial of Adolf Eichmann, an infamous Nazi responsible for the deaths of millions of Jews. It focuses on Leo Hurwitz, a documentary film-maker and Milton Fruchtman, a producer.

Director: Paul Andrew Williams | Stars: Martin Freeman, Anthony LaPaglia, Rebecca Front, Andy Nyman

Votes: 3,976

27. Lennon Naked (2010 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 82 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.0
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A profile of John Lennon in the late 1960s as the Beatles are set to fall apart.

Director: Edmund Coulthard | Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Christopher Fairbank, Allan Corduner, Andrew Scott

Votes: 994

28. War (2002)

R | 120 min | Action, Drama, War

7.7
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During the bloody war in Chechnya, a British couple and two Russian soldiers are taken hostage by Chechen rebels. Two of the hostages are then released to bring the money for the British woman who is forced to wait for the ransom.

Director: Aleksey Balabanov | Stars: Aleksey Chadov, Ian Kelly, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Sergey Bodrov

Votes: 3,635

29. Outrage (1993)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.1
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Ana is an equestrian sharpshooter for a one ring circus in Madrid for a week. Marcos is a reporter doing a Sunday supplement piece. He interviews her and she invites him to dinner with the ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Francesca Neri, Antonio Banderas, Eulàlia Ramon, Walter Vidarte

Votes: 825

30. Bus 174 (2002)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Crime

7.8
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83 Metascore

Documentary depicts what happened in Rio de Janeiro on June 12th 2000, when bus 174 was taken by an armed young man, threatening to shoot all the passengers. Transmitted live on all ... See full summary »

Directors: José Padilha, Felipe Lacerda | Stars: Sandro do Nascimento, Rodrigo Pimentel, Luiz Eduardo Soares, Anonymous

Votes: 7,602 | Gross: $0.22M

31. Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary

7.8
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A documentary analyzing the furore which so-called "video nasties" caused in Britain during the 1980s.

Director: Jake West | Stars: Julian Petley, Marc Morris, Andy Nyman, Xavier Mendik

Votes: 1,087

32. Imagine: John Lennon (1988)

R | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.9
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A biography of the rock music star.

Director: Andrew Solt | Stars: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Paul McCartney, George Harrison

Votes: 4,279 | Gross: $3.75M

33. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)

Not Rated | 167 min | Documentary, Biography, War

8.2
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A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.

Directors: Mark Achbar, Peter Wintonick | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Mark Achbar, Karin Aguilar-San Juan, Paul Andrews

Votes: 4,133

34. The War of the Worlds: Next Century (1981)

96 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.0
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Film opens on December 28, 1999, three days before the dawn of the new century. A local reporter, Iron Idem, announces that the Martians have landed. Shortly after that his program loses ... See full summary »

Director: Piotr Szulkin | Stars: Roman Wilhelmi, Krystyna Janda, Mariusz Dmochowski, Jerzy Stuhr

Votes: 435

35. 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: 1,651

36. The Brainwashing of My Dad (2015)

90 min | Documentary

6.7
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Jen Senko, a documentary filmmaker, looks at the rise of right-wing media through the lens of her WWII vet father who changed from a life-long, nonpolitical Democrat to an angry, right-wing... See full summary »

Director: Jen Senko | Stars: Eric Boehlert, David Brock, Noam Chomsky, Jeff Cohen

Votes: 690

37. Birth of the Living Dead (2013)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

7.0
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65 Metascore

A documentary that shows how George A. Romero gathered an unlikely team of Pittsburghers to shoot his seminal film: Night of the Living Dead (1968).

Director: Rob Kuhns | Stars: George A. Romero, Fred Rogers, H. Rap Brown, Mark Harris

Votes: 1,487 | Gross: $0.01M

38. All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone (2016)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary

7.2
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63 Metascore

A look at the life and work of American journalist, I.F. Stone, who leads a one-man crusade against government deception.

Director: Fred Peabody | Stars: I.F. Stone, Chris Hedges, Leslie Moonves, Jeff Cohen

Votes: 416

39. Goodnight, Ladies and Gentlemen (1976)

105 min | Comedy

6.8
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An episodic satire of the social and politic status of Italy in the 70s, through the programming of a television channel.

Directors: Leonardo Benvenuti, Luigi Comencini, Piero De Bernardi, Agenore Incrocci, Nanni Loy, Ruggero Maccari, Luigi Magni, Mario Monicelli, Ugo Pirro, Furio Scarpelli, Ettore Scola | Stars: Senta Berger, Adolfo Celi, Vittorio Gassman, Nino Manfredi

Votes: 592

40. Winchell (1998 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.8
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The true story of the influential and controversial columnist, Walter Winchell.

Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Stanley Tucci, Glenne Headly, Paul Giamatti, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 501

41. Page One: Inside the New York Times (2011)

R | 92 min | Documentary

6.9
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68 Metascore

Unprecedented access to the New York Times newsroom yields a complex view of the transformation of a media landscape fraught with both peril and opportunity.

Director: Andrew Rossi | Stars: David Carr, Sarah Ellison, Larry Ingrassia, Dennis Crowley

Votes: 3,180 | Gross: $1.07M

42. The Navy Lark (1959)

82 min | Comedy

6.5
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Film version of a popular BBC radio show about the incompetent crew of a Royal Navy ship.

Director: Gordon Parry | Stars: Cecil Parker, Ronald Shiner, Leslie Phillips, Elvi Hale

Votes: 90

43. The Society of the Spectacle (1974)

88 min | Documentary

7.4
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Guy Debord's cinematic analysis of consumer society based on his influential book "La société du spectacle" (1967).

Director: Guy Debord | Stars: Guy Debord, Leonid Brezhnev, Fidel Castro, Jacques Duclos

Votes: 486

44. Evening Land (1977)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Made with a cast of 192 non-professional actors, Evening Land continues to explore the form of fictional documentary intervening polemically into a period of intense debates about the media... See full summary »

Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Bent Andersen, Kai Schøning Andersen, Mogens Andersen, Oluf Andersen

Votes: 96

45. Ethos (I) (2011)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

7.6
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Hosted by twice Oscar nominated actor Woody Harrelson, Ethos explores the mechanisms in our systems that work against democracy, the environment and our own personal liberty.

Director: Pete McGrain | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Justin Lewis, Bill Hogan, Noam Chomsky

Votes: 1,145

46. Terminal City Ricochet (1990)

107 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.5
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Welcome to Terminal City, a decaying world where the citizens wallow amidst a mind-boggling profusion of discarded consumer goods; a ruthless world where television is exploited to its ... See full summary »

Director: Zale Dalen | Stars: Peter Breck, Germain Houde, Jello Biafra, Mark Bennett

Votes: 140

47. Apio Verde (2013)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

1.8
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Adriana finds out the son she's expecting suffers a brain malformation that won't allow him to live outside her womb. As therapeutic abortion is illegal in Chile, she must wait until her baby is naturally born.

Director: Francesc Morales | Stars: Catherine Mazoyer, Cristián Gajardo, Catalina Aguayo, Sonia Mena

Votes: 178

48. El diario de Agustín (2008)

80 min | Documentary

7.8
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Exposé of the CIA-financed efforts of the Edwards family of Chile to cover up the human rights abuses of the Pinochet dictatorship through its newspaper 'El Mercurio'.

Director: Ignacio Agüero | Stars: Salvador Allende, Patricio Aylwin, Raquel Correa, John Dinges

Votes: 66

49. Superstar (2012)

112 min | Drama

5.3
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An average guy who works in a recycling plant wakes up one morning to discover that he's become inexplicably famous.

Director: Xavier Giannoli | Stars: Kad Merad, Cécile de France, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Cédric Ben Abdallah

Votes: 847

50. Drop Dead, Dearest (1978)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Mystery

3.6
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A woman is murdered and her millionaire husband is accused. But is he guilty?

Director: Murray Markowitz | Stars: Elke Sommer, Donald Pilon, Chuck Shamata, George Touliatos

Votes: 142



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