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1. The Imitation Game (2014)

PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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71 Metascore

During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians while attempting to come to terms with his troubled private life.

Director: Morten Tyldum | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Allen Leech

Votes: 720,216 | Gross: $91.13M

2. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

G | 92 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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An alien lands in Washington, D.C. and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe

Votes: 79,725

3. Lonely Hearts (2006)

R | 108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.4
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60 Metascore

Based on the true story, two homicide detectives track Martha Beck and Raymond Martinez Fernandez, a murderous pair known as the "Lonely Hearts Killers" who lured their victims through the personals.

Director: Todd Robinson | Stars: John Travolta, Salma Hayek, Jared Leto, James Gandolfini

Votes: 20,908 | Gross: $0.19M

4. Brooklyn (2015)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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88 Metascore

An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Director: John Crowley | Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 136,857 | Gross: $38.32M

5. MASH (1970)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.5
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80 Metascore

The staff of a Korean War field hospital use humor and high jinks to keep their sanity in the face of the horror of war.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman

Votes: 70,305 | Gross: $81.60M

6. The Dressmaker (I) (2015)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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47 Metascore

A glamorous woman returns to her small town in rural Australia. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.

Director: Jocelyn Moorhouse | Stars: Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth, Hugo Weaving

Votes: 57,506 | Gross: $2.02M

7. The Last Picture Show (1971)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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93 Metascore

In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied North Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

Votes: 45,218 | Gross: $29.13M

8. Hail, Caesar! (2016)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.3
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72 Metascore

A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes

Votes: 129,078 | Gross: $30.08M

9. The Hours (2002)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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80 Metascore

The story of how the novel "Mrs. Dalloway" affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 128,287 | Gross: $41.68M

10. Never Look Away (2018)

R | 189 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.8
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68 Metascore

German artist Kurt Barnert has escaped East Germany and now lives in West Germany, but is tormented by his childhood under the Nazis and the GDR-regime.

Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck | Stars: Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer, Saskia Rosendahl

Votes: 19,102 | Gross: $1.30M

11. Trumbo (2015)

R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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60 Metascore

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis C.K.

Votes: 79,496 | Gross: $7.86M

12. On the Road (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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56 Metascore

Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams

Votes: 40,913 | Gross: $0.72M

13. The Finest Hours (2016)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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58 Metascore

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Director: Craig Gillespie | Stars: Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Eric Bana

Votes: 64,567 | Gross: $27.55M

14. Cold War (2018)

R | 89 min | Drama, History, Music

7.6
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90 Metascore

In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France.

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski | Stars: Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Borys Szyc, Agata Kulesza

Votes: 53,131 | Gross: $4.57M

15. Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama

8.3
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A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Claire Danes, Julia Ormond, David Strathairn, Catherine O'Hara

Votes: 28,774

16. The Song of Names (2019)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

6.4
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51 Metascore

Several years after his childhood friend, a violin prodigy, disappears on the eve of his first solo concert, an Englishman travels throughout Europe to find him.

Director: François Girard | Stars: Eddie Izzard, Gerran Howell, Stanley Townsend, Amy Sloan

Votes: 3,544

17. The Grandmaster (2013)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.6
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73 Metascore

The story of martial-arts master Ip Man, the man who trained Bruce Lee.

Director: Kar-Wai Wong | Stars: Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Ziyi Zhang, Jin Zhang, Chen Chang

Votes: 33,193 | Gross: $6.59M

18. The Keeper (2018)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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52 Metascore

The love story of a young English woman and a German PoW, who together overcome prejudice, public hostility and personal tragedy.

Director: Marcus H. Rosenmüller | Stars: David Kross, Freya Mavor, John Henshaw, Harry Melling

Votes: 4,619

19. The Majestic (2001)

PG | 152 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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27 Metascore

In 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Jim Carrey, Martin Landau, Bob Balaban, Jeffrey DeMunn

Votes: 53,760 | Gross: $27.81M

20. Out of Time (V) (2021)

92 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

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3 aliens, able to host different human bodies, are on a mission to kill all humans and wait for their fleet's arrival to Earth. A special agent and an LAPD detective are on their tail.

Director: Matt Handy | Stars: Nadège August, Blake Boyd, Kurt Long, Gary Fredo

Votes: 968

21. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)

R | 123 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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57 Metascore

One couple's story as they try to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.

Director: Ned Benson | Stars: James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bill Hader

Votes: 12,210 | Gross: $0.59M

22. Tea With the Dames (2018)

Unrated | 84 min | Documentary

7.4
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85 Metascore

Dames Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers.

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Maggie Smith, Eileen Atkins, Judi Dench, Joan Plowright

Votes: 2,275 | Gross: $0.87M

23. Sayonara (1957)

Not Rated | 147 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A US Air Force major in Kobe confronts his own opposition to marriages between American servicemen and Japanese women when he falls for a beautiful performer.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Ricardo Montalban, Patricia Owens, James Garner

Votes: 6,522 | Gross: $26.30M

24. Indignation (2016)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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78 Metascore

In 1951, Marcus, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with sexual repression and cultural disaffection, amid the ongoing Korean War.

Director: James Schamus | Stars: Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon, Tijuana Ricks, Sue Dahlman

Votes: 11,929 | Gross: $3.40M

25. Stone of Destiny (2008)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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The story of Ian Hamilton, a dedicated nationalist who reignited Scottish national pride in the 1950s with his daring raid on the heart of England to bring the Stone of Scone back to Scotland.

Director: Charles Martin Smith | Stars: Charlie Cox, Kate Mara, Stephen McCole, Ciaron Kelly

Votes: 3,948

26. Guilty by Suspicion (1991)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

6.5
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64 Metascore

Returning to Hollywood 1951 after working in France, a movie director meets McCarthyism head-on.

Director: Irwin Winkler | Stars: Robert De Niro, Annette Bening, George Wendt, Patricia Wettig

Votes: 8,294 | Gross: $9.48M

27. I Am David (2003)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Drama

7.2
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47 Metascore

A twelve-year-old boy escapes from a Bulgarian Communist concentration camp and sets out on a journey to reach Denmark.

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Ben Tibber, Jim Caviezel, Joan Plowright, Hristo Shopov

Votes: 7,564 | Gross: $0.28M

28. Murderous Trance (2018)

102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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The most incredible series of hypnosis crimes in history send an investigator and a hypnotist into a world of psychological manipulation.

Director: Arto Halonen | Stars: Josh Lucas, Pilou Asbæk, Rade Serbedzija, Christopher Fulford

Votes: 691

29. Hellbound (1994)

R | 95 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

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Two Chicago cops (Chuck Norris, Calvin Levels) investigate a murder until they encounter an ancient demon.

Director: Aaron Norris | Stars: Chuck Norris, Calvin Levels, Christopher Neame, Sheree J. Wilson

Votes: 3,415

30. When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story (2010 TV Movie)

PG | 92 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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Based on the true story of the enduring but troubled love between Lois Wilson, co-founder of Al-Anon, and her alcoholic husband Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Director: John Kent Harrison | Stars: Winona Ryder, Barry Pepper, John Bourgeois, Rosemary Dunsmore

Votes: 1,038

31. Finding Vivian Maier (2013)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery

7.7
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75 Metascore

A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers.

Directors: John Maloof, Charlie Siskel | Stars: Vivian Maier, John Maloof, Daniel Arnaud, Simon Amédé

Votes: 13,765 | Gross: $1.51M

32. As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)

TV-G | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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At the end of WW2, a German POW doing hard labor in the Soviet Gulag escapes from his Siberian camp to return to Germany but he's pursued by a Soviet NKVD officer.

Director: Hardy Martins | Stars: Bernhard Bettermann, Iris Böhm, Anatoliy Kotenyov, Michael Mendl

Votes: 7,265

33. The House on Carroll Street (1987)

PG | 101 min | Thriller

6.1
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In 1950s America, an FBI agent and a blacklist victim uncover a plot to smuggle Nazi war criminals into the country.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Kelly McGillis, Jeff Daniels, Mandy Patinkin, Jessica Tandy

Votes: 2,394 | Gross: $0.46M

34. Aalto: Architect of Emotions (2020)

103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.0
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This captivating exploration of Alver Aalto, the defining figure in Scandic design and one of Europe's greatest modern architects, focuses on his remarkable and loving partnership with wife... See full summary »

Director: Virpi Suutari | Stars: Alvar Aalto, Aino Aalto, Elissa Aalto, David N. Fixler

Votes: 475

35. Murder Most Foul (1964)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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When Miss Jane Marple joins a theatrical company after a blackmailer is murdered, several members of the troupe are also dispatched by this mysterious killer.

Director: George Pollock | Stars: Margaret Rutherford, Ron Moody, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Andrew Cruickshank

Votes: 5,345

36. Ruby (1977)

R | 85 min | Drama, Horror

4.6
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Sixteen years after Ruby Claire's gangster boyfriend was shot and killed by four associates, a series of gruesome murders takes place at the drive-in movie theatre she now owns. Meanwhile, ... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Piper Laurie, Stuart Whitman, Roger Davis, Janit Baldwin

Votes: 914

37. The One and Only (1978)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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Henry Winkler portrays an outrageously self-confident but out-of-work actor, a young man who dreams of stardom and leaves college to pursue fame and fortune.

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Henry Winkler, Kim Darby, Gene Saks, William Daniels

Votes: 765 | Gross: $16.93M

38. Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Romance

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New Orleans, 1951: A law student, working at WXBU radio station, falls in love with his cute aunt, who's looking for a third husband. Then Pedro starts writing radio series at WXBU, stirring up things.

Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Barbara Hershey, Keanu Reeves, Peter Falk, Bill McCutcheon

Votes: 1,845 | Gross: $1.79M

39. Hell in Korea (1956)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, History, War

6.2
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During the Korean War retreat in 1951, a small British recon group is surrounded by Chinese troops and holds out in a lonely temple atop a hill.

Director: Julian Amyes | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Ronald Lewis, George Baker, Harry Andrews

Votes: 550

40. Trumbo (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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71 Metascore

Through a focus on the life of Dalton Trumbo (1905-1976), this film examines the effects on individuals and families of a congressional pursuit of Hollywood Communists after World War II. ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Askin | Stars: Dalton Trumbo, Joan Allen, Brian Dennehy, Michael Douglas

Votes: 1,137 | Gross: $7.85M

41. Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood (2017)

Unrated | 98 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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67 Metascore

A portrait of unsung Hollywood legend Scotty Bowers, whose bestselling memoir chronicled his decades spent as sexual procurer to the stars.

Director: Matt Tyrnauer | Stars: Scotty Bowers, Lois Bowers, William Mann, David Kuhn

Votes: 1,262 | Gross: $0.46M

42. One Minute to Zero (1952)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, War

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During the early days of the Korean War, U.S. Army colonel Steve Janowski is one of the military advisers training the South Korean army and he's tasked with evacuating American civilians from the war zone.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Ann Blyth, William Talman, Charles McGraw

Votes: 667

43. The Rape of Europa (2006)

Unrated | 117 min | Documentary, History, War

7.7
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77 Metascore

The story of Nazi Germany's plundering of Europe's great works of art during World War II and Allied efforts to minimize the damage.

Directors: Richard Berge, Bonni Cohen, Nicole Newnham | Stars: Joan Allen, E. Randol Schoenberg, Maria Altmann, Wolfgang Fischer

Votes: 1,488

44. Bill Cunningham: New York (2010)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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76 Metascore

A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer.

Director: Richard Press | Stars: Bill Cunningham, Anna Wintour, Michael Kors, Editta Sherman

Votes: 5,333 | Gross: $1.51M

45. Citizen Cohn (1992 TV Movie)

R | 111 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: James Woods, Joe Don Baker, Joseph Bologna, Ed Flanders

Votes: 1,385

46. Anatahan (1953)

PG | 91 min | Drama, History, War

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In June 1944, twelve Japanese seaman are stranded on an abandoned-and-forgotten island called Ana-ta-han for seven years.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Akemi Negishi, Tadashi Suganuma, Kisaburo Sawamura, Shôji Nakayama

Votes: 1,139 | Gross: $0.05M

47. Scattered Dreams (1993 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 95 min | Drama

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A loving couple is trying to make a living in 1951 Florida, when they are arrested for a crime they didn't commit.

Director: Neema Barnette | Stars: Tyne Daly, Gerald McRaney, Sonny Shroyer, Andrew Prine

Votes: 236

48. Saving Grace B. Jones (2009)

R | 116 min | Drama, Thriller

5.3
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24 Metascore

In a 1950s-era Missouri town the life of a couple is thrown into chaos when the husband's sister is released from the local asylum and comes to live with the family.

Director: Connie Stevens | Stars: Michael Biehn, Tatum O'Neal, Penelope Ann Miller, Joel Gretsch

Votes: 332

49. The Case Against Brooklyn (1958)

Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.6
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When a reporter claims that New York police are on the take letting the mob run its horse parlors at will, a shocked District Attorney Michael Norris decides to do something about it. Not ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Darren McGavin, Margaret Hayes, Warren Stevens, Peggy McCay

Votes: 323

50. Robert Reborn (2019)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror

3.1
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In 1951 USSR, infamous killer doll Robert battles Stalin's henchmen on board a plane.

Director: Andrew Jones | Stars: David Lenik, Dennis Farrin, John R. Walker, Lee Bane

Votes: 415



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