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1. The Imitation Game (2014)
PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 720,216 | Gross: $91.13M
2. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
G | 92 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
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.
3. Lonely Hearts (2006)
R | 108 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 20,908 | Gross: $0.19M
4. Brooklyn (2015)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 136,857 | Gross: $38.32M
6. The Dressmaker (I) (2015)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 57,506 | Gross: $2.02M
7. The Last Picture Show (1971)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 45,218 | Gross: $29.13M
9. The Hours (2002)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 128,287 | Gross: $41.68M
10. Never Look Away (2018)
R | 189 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 19,102 | Gross: $1.30M
11. Trumbo (2015)
R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.
Votes: 79,496 | Gross: $7.86M
12. On the Road (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 40,913 | Gross: $0.72M
13. The Finest Hours (2016)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 64,567 | Gross: $27.55M
15. Temple Grandin (2010 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama
A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of the top scientists in the humane livestock handling industry.
16. The Song of Names (2019)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Music, Mystery
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.
19. The Majestic (2001)
PG | 152 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 53,760 | Gross: $27.81M
20. Out of Time (V) (2021)
92 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
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.
21. The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)
R | 123 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 12,210 | Gross: $0.59M
22. Tea With the Dames (2018)
Unrated | 84 min | Documentary
Votes: 2,275 | Gross: $0.87M
23. Sayonara (1957)
Not Rated | 147 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 6,522 | Gross: $26.30M
24. Indignation (2016)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 11,929 | Gross: $3.40M
25. Stone of Destiny (2008)
PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
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.
28. Murderous Trance (2018)
102 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The most incredible series of hypnosis crimes in history send an investigator and a hypnotist into a world of psychological manipulation.
30. When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story (2010 TV Movie)
PG | 92 min | Biography, Drama
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.
31. Finding Vivian Maier (2013)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery
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.
Votes: 13,765 | Gross: $1.51M
32. As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
TV-G | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
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.
34. Aalto: Architect of Emotions (2020)
103 min | Documentary, Biography, History
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 »
35. Murder Most Foul (1964)
Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
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.
36. Ruby (1977)
R | 85 min | Drama, Horror
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 »
37. The One and Only (1978)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
Votes: 765 | Gross: $16.93M
38. Tune in Tomorrow... (1990)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
Votes: 1,845 | Gross: $1.79M
39. Hell in Korea (1956)
Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, History, War
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.
40. Trumbo (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography
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 »
Votes: 1,137 | Gross: $7.85M
41. Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood (2017)
Unrated | 98 min | Documentary, Biography
A portrait of unsung Hollywood legend Scotty Bowers, whose bestselling memoir chronicled his decades spent as sexual procurer to the stars.
Votes: 1,262 | Gross: $0.46M
42. One Minute to Zero (1952)
Approved | 105 min | Drama, War
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.
43. The Rape of Europa (2006)
Unrated | 117 min | Documentary, History, War
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.
44. Bill Cunningham: New York (2010)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A profile of the noted and extraordinarily cheerful veteran New York City fashion photographer.
Votes: 5,333 | Gross: $1.51M
45. Citizen Cohn (1992 TV Movie)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama
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.
46. Anatahan (1953)
PG | 91 min | Drama, History, War
In June 1944, twelve Japanese seaman are stranded on an abandoned-and-forgotten island called Ana-ta-han for seven years.
Votes: 1,139 | Gross: $0.05M
48. Saving Grace B. Jones (2009)
R | 116 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
49. The Case Against Brooklyn (1958)
Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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 »