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  1. Movie Details11:14 (2005) 8  Comedy
    An account of five seemingly random storylines that dreadfully converge one night at 11:14.
  2. Movie Details12 Angry Men (1997) 8  TV Shows
    Excellent made-for-TV remake of the 1957 classic, starring George C. Scott and Jack Lemmon.
  3. Movie Details180° South: Conquerors of the Useless (2010) 8  Obscure/RareSportDocumentary/True
    An outdoorsman retraces the epic 1968 journey of his hero Yvon Chouinard to Patagonia. Inspiring.
  4. Movie Details20th Century Women (2017) 8  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    A teenager is raised by his bohemian mother and two young women. Southern California, 1979.
  5. Movie Details21 Grams (2003) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, and Naomi Watts star. How much does your soul weigh?
  6. Movie Details25th Hour (2002) 8  
    Edward Norton revaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before a seven-year jail term.
  7. Movie Details3 Idiots (2009) 8  ComedyMusical/Music
    Three Indian students challenge their college's draconian methods. A smart Bollywood comedy. All is well!
  8. Movie Details300 (2007) 8  With Sex/NudityComic Book/SuperheroDocumentary/True
    An epic rendering of Miller's graphic novel about the Battle of Thermopylae. Stunning Spartan art-blood.
  9. Movie Details3:10 to Yuma (2007) 8  
    Complex Western remake centered on a stagecoach robbery. Stars outlaw Crowe and rancher Bale.
  10. Movie Details50/50 (2011) 8  ComedyDocumentary/True
    Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a 27-year-old who was just diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
  11. Movie Details5 Broken Cameras (2012) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Intimate study of a small West Bank village's protests against Israeli soldiers. Injustice, violence, resolve.
  12. Movie DetailsAbel Raises Cain (2005) 8  Obscure/RareWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    A documentary about world-class hoaxer Alan Abel, who exposes the media's obsession with the salacious.
  13. Movie DetailsAdjustment Bureau, The (2011) 8  Mind-blowingSci-Fi
    Politician Matt Damon and a ballerina are affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.
  14. Movie DetailsAdventure Time - Seasons 1 and 2 (2011) 8  AnimationComedyFantasyTV Shows
    A boy and a magical dog are hero-adventurers in the Land of Ooo. Hilariously bizarre.
  15. Movie DetailsAll About My Mother (1999) 8  
    The story of a mother recovering from the death of her teenage son through travel.
  16. Movie DetailsAlmost Famous (2000) 8  Musical/MusicWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    A high-school boy is given the opportunity to write about a rising 1970s rock band.
  17. Movie DetailsAmerican Gangster (2007) 8  With Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    In Manhattan during the 1970s, heroin kingpin Frank Lucas smuggles drugs into America from Vietnam.
  18. Movie DetailsAmerican History X (1998) 8  
    There's nothing like neo-Nazi skinhead Edward Norton shattering your teeth against a concrete curb.
  19. Movie DetailsAntichrist (2009) 8  HorrorWith Sex/Nudity
    Lars von Trier offers a bleak, self-indulgent vision of female sexuality and human cruelty. Shocking.
  20. Movie DetailsApril and the Extraordinary World (2016) 8  AnimationComedyConspiracyObscure/RareSci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    Alternate universe ruled by coal and steam engines. Scientists have been disappearing. Fun French steampunk.
  21. Movie DetailsArrival, The (1996) 8  ConspiracySci-Fi
    Astronomer Charlie Sheen discovers intelligent alien life, but the aliens are keeping a deadly secret.
  22. Movie DetailsArt & Copy (2009) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Documents advertising's history and influence. Wisdom and inspiration from creative artists behind the campaigns.
  23. Movie DetailsAshes of Time Redux (2008) 8  
    Kar-Wai Wong's recut version of the 1994 wuxia epic. A broken-hearted swordsman in the desert.
  24. Movie DetailsAttack the Block (2011) 8  ComedyHorrorSci-Fi
    A rowdy teen gang in South London exuberantly defends their block from an alien invasion.
  25. Movie DetailsAura, The (2006) 8  Obscure/Rare
    An epileptic taxidermist imagines executing the perfect robbery, then gets his chance. A psychological thriller.
  26. Movie DetailsAvatar (2009) 8  AnimationSci-Fi
    Cameron delivers a forbidden love story set in an extraordinary, photorealistic alien world. 3D wonderment.
  27. Movie DetailsAvengers, The (2012) 8  FantasySci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    Nick Fury brings together Marvel superheroes to save the Earth from Loki. Very balanced effort.
  28. Movie DetailsAway From Her (2007) 8  Obscure/Rare
    A man deals with the progression of his wife's Alzheimer's. Sarah Polley's character-driven directorial debut.
  29. Movie DetailsBabadook, The (2014) 8  Horror
    A single mother and her troubled boy find a creepy children's book. Slowly enveloping dread.
  30. Movie DetailsBaby Driver (2017) 8  Musical/Music
    A baby-faced getaway driver is in deep trouble following a botched heist. Musical chase scenes.
  31. Movie DetailsBag It (2011) 8  ComedyObscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Funny/disturbing environmental documentary about plastic bags, the ACC, BPA, phthalates and child development.
  32. Movie DetailsBatman Begins (2005) 8  FantasySci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    The prequel to the Batman series, directed by Christopher Nolan, includes an awesome Batmobile.
  33. Movie DetailsBatman: Under the Red Hood (2010) 8  AnimationComic Book/Superhero
    Compelling, accessible animated superhero film, featuring Batman, the Red Hood, Nightwing and the Joker.
  34. Movie DetailsBeautiful Losers (2009) 8  Obscure/RareWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    A collective group of do-it-yourself artists and designers in 1990s New York find success.
  35. Movie DetailsBefore Night Falls (2000) 8  Documentary/True
    A portrait of the life of Cuban author and exile Reinaldo Arenas, starring Javier Bardem.
  36. Movie DetailsBest in Show (2000) 8  Comedy
    Christopher Guest presents a colorful array of dog owners competing at a national dog show.
  37. Movie DetailsBetween the Folds (2008) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    PBS documentary about artists and scientists who have devoted their lives to modern origami.
  38. Movie DetailsBig Hero 6 (2014) 8  AnimationComedySci-Fi
    A robotics prodigy and inflatable robot Baymax become covert heroes of San Fransokyo. High-tech Pixar.
  39. Movie DetailsBig Lebowski, The (1998) 8  Comedy
    Comedy about a pothead bowler who is mistaken for a deadbeat philanthropist. Stars John Goodman.
  40. Movie DetailsBig Short, The (2015) 8  ComedyWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    Breaks the fourth wall to reenact the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s.
  41. Movie DetailsBirth (2004) 8  Mind-blowingWith Sex/Nudity
    Jonathan Glazer references Kubrick in this film about the possibility of reincarnation, starring Nicole Kidman.
  42. Movie DetailsBlack Panther (2018) 8  Sci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    The advanced African kingdom of Wakanda, powered by vibranium, is in transition. Socially conscious Marvel.
  43. Movie DetailsBlair Witch Project, The (1999) 8  Horror
    In 1994, three student filmmakers disappeared in a Maryland forest while researching a local legend.
  44. Movie DetailsBlood Into Wine (2010) 8  ComedyObscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Eccentric rocker Maynard James Keenan's journey from L.A. to running a world-class vineyard in Arizona.
  45. Movie DetailsBlue Valentine (2010) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    Deftly alternates between a dysfunctional couple's earlier in-love happiness and their later anguish. Remarkable.
  46. Movie DetailsBoJack Horseman - Seasons 1-4 (2017) 8  AnimationComedyTV Shows
    Absurd adult cartoon about a washed-up 1990s sitcom horse in Hollywood. Surprising wit, depth, self-loathing.
  47. Movie DetailsBoogie Nights (1997) 8  With Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    About the Los Angeles pornography industry of the 1970s and 1980s. Heather Graham is Rollergirl.
  48. Movie DetailsBothersome Man, The (2007) 8  ComedyFantasyWith Sex/Nudity
    A man arrives in a strange city with no memory of how he got there.
  49. Movie DetailsBottle Rocket (1996) 8  Comedy
    The oddball Wilson brothers bungle their way into a crime spree. Wes Anderson's directorial debut.
  50. Movie DetailsBourne Supremacy, The (2004) 8  Conspiracy
    A sequel that tops the original. Matt Damon resumes his life as a trained assassin.
  51. Movie DetailsBowling for Columbine (2002) 8  Documentary/True
    Michael Moore explores the roots of America's propensity for gun violence and the fear-mongering media.
  52. Movie DetailsBox, The (2009) 8  Sci-Fi
    Richard Kelly's third film is intriguing, frustrating, surreal and brimming with water imagery. Haunting absurdity.
  53. Movie DetailsBreadwinner, The (2017) 8  AnimationObscure/Rare
    A brave 11-year-old Afghan girl dresses as a boy to survive the Taliban. Beautiful, heartbreaking.
  54. Movie DetailsBreaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football (2008) 8  Obscure/RareSportDocumentary/TrueTV Shows
    HBO chronicles the profound effect of the 1960s Civil Rights movement on college football programs.
  55. Movie DetailsBrick (2006) 8  
    A memorable noir mystery set at a modern-day Southern California high school, using 1940s slang.
  56. Movie DetailsBrooklyn (2015) 8  
    An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, but ends up having to choose between countries/lives.
  57. Movie DetailsBrothers Bloom, The (2009) 8  Comedy
    A charming tale of con artists and the intricate scams they concoct and live out.
  58. Movie DetailsBubble (2006) 8  
    Soderbergh's haunting, low-budget film featuring a doll factory in a decaying Midwest town, and murder.
  59. Movie DetailsBuena Vista Social Club (1999) 8  Musical/MusicDocumentary/True
    A documentary about aging and legendary Cuban musicians, brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder.
  60. Movie DetailsBug's Life, A (1998) 8  AnimationComedy
    A misfit ant, looking to save his colony from grasshoppers, recruits some inept circus bugs.
  61. Movie DetailsBunny and the Bull (2009) 8  AnimationComedyObscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    A surreal, Gondry-esque comedy starring an agoraphobic man who reconstructs a tragic European road trip.
  62. Movie DetailsCatch Me If You Can (2002) 8  Documentary/True
    Successful con-artist and millionaire Leonardo DiCaprio holds multiple identities. FBI agent Tom Hanks gives chase.
  63. Movie DetailsCars (2006) 8  AnimationComedySport
    Pixar presents hotshot rookie racecar Lightning McQueen, who crashes through Radiator Springs on Route 66.
  64. Movie DetailsCell, The (2000) 8  FantasyHorrorSci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Psychotherapist Jennifer Lopez journeys inside a comatose serial killer's mind, hoping to recover information. Graphic.
  65. Movie DetailsCemetery of Splendor (2016) 8  FantasyObscure/Rare
    Gentle magical realism featuring Thai soldiers with a mysterious sleeping sickness, ancient kings, and love.
  66. Movie DetailsCentral Station (1998) 8  
    A woman who writes letters for illiterate people meets a boy whose mother has died.
  67. Movie DetailsChasing Amy (1997) 8  Comedy
    Two friends find success as creators of a hit comic book. Then they meet her.
  68. Movie DetailsChe: Part One (2009) 8  Documentary/True
    Soderbergh and Del Toro recount the Cuban Revolution: Castro, Che Guevara and the guerrilla army.
  69. Movie DetailsChristmas, Again (2015) 8  Obscure/Rare
    Life of a dejected Christmas-tree salesman. Small observations about human behavior, the importance of timing.
  70. Movie DetailsChronicle (2012) 8  Sci-Fi
    Don't abuse your children or they might grow up to destroy Seattle with powerful telekinesis.
  71. Movie DetailsChronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrob... (2005) 8  Fantasy
    Four British children travel through a magical wardrobe into C.S. Lewis's mythical land of Narnia.
  72. Movie DetailsCider House Rules, The (1999) 8  
    Tobey Maguire, raised in an orphanage and trained to be a doctor, explores the world.
  73. Movie DetailsCity Dark, The (2012) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Documentary about the human and global consequences of modern light pollution and the disappearing stars.
  74. Movie DetailsClear Cut: The Story of Philomath, Oregon (2006) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/TrueI own on DVD
    A documentary about political conflict in an Oregon logging town, directed by Peter Richardson.
  75. Movie DetailsCloud Atlas (2012) 8  Sci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    An ambitious, sprawling epic from the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer. Complex, spectacular, gimmicky and disjointed.
  76. Movie DetailsCloser (2004) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    Natalie Portman plays a cheeky pink-haired stripper in this film about relationships, attraction, and betrayal.
  77. Movie DetailsCloverfield (2008) 8  HorrorSci-Fi
    It's Godzilla epicness, Blair Witch Project shakiness, and Alien viciousness concealing a Manhattan love story.
  78. Movie DetailsCoco (2017) 8  AnimationComedyFantasyMusical/Music
    On Día de los Muertos, an aspiring musician crosses into the afterlife seeking his great-great-grandfather.
  79. Movie DetailsCODE: Debugging the Gender Gap (2015) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Exposes the lack of women and minorities in tech. Explores reasons why and possible solutions.
  80. Movie DetailsCoffee and Cigarettes (2003) 8  ComedyMusical/Music
    Jim Jarmusch directs this series of black & white vignettes, centered around coffee and cigarettes.
  81. Movie DetailsCold Weather (2011) 8  ComedyObscure/Rare
    Charming mumblecore mystery set in Portland, Oregon. I want to be friends with the leads.
  82. Movie DetailsComet (2014) 8  ComedyMind-blowingSci-Fi
    Bittersweet, jumbled retelling of moments from a couple's six-year relationship. Dreamlike references to parallel universes.
  83. Movie DetailsComputer Chess (2013) 8  ComedyObscure/Rare
    Bizarre story about artificial intelligence via 1980s chess programmers. It's like 'Pi' meets 'Napoleon Dynamite'.
  84. Movie DetailsCongress, The (2014) 8  AnimationMind-blowingSci-Fi
    Ambitious, futuristic amalgam of Hollywood actor digitization and animated illusory utopia. Trippy. Robin Wright stars.
  85. Movie DetailsConjuring, The (2013) 8  HorrorDocumentary/True
    Creepy-as-hell 1971 paranormal investigation of a haunted Rhode Island farmhouse by Ed and Lorraine Warren.
  86. Movie DetailsConstant Gardener, The (2005) 8  ConspiracyWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    A story of corruption in the pharmaceutical industry and how AIDS-ravaged Africa is being exploited.
  87. Movie DetailsCorpse Bride (2005) 8  AnimationComedyFantasyMusical/Music
    Tim Burton presents a shy groom whisked into the underworld after inadvertently marrying the dead.
  88. Movie DetailsCosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey - Episodes 1-7 (2014) 8  Documentary/TrueTV Shows
    Neil deGrasse Tyson picks up where Carl Sagan left off. The story of our universe.
  89. Movie DetailsCrash (2005) 8  Academy Awards Winner for Best Picture
    The lives of a multiethnic collection of Los Angeles characters grippingly interweave over two days.
  90. Movie DetailsCremaster 3 (2002) 8  Obscure/Rare
    Matthew Barney's art installation epic where he plays the Entered Apprentice and faces bizarre adversaries.
  91. Movie DetailsDancer in the Dark (2000) 8  FantasyMusical/Music
    Björk arrives in America with her son, expecting life to be like a Hollywood film.
  92. Movie DetailsDangerous Method, A (2011) 8  With Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    How the relationships between Carl Jung, Sigmund Freud and Sabina Spielrein gave birth to psychoanalysis.
  93. Movie DetailsDark Knight Rises, The (2012) 8  FantasySci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    Very emotionally dark film that rises to an impressive, satisfying finale for Nolan's Batman trilogy.
  94. Movie DetailsDavid Lynch: The Art Life (2017) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/TrueI own on DVD
    Lynch discusses his early life, his art and his creative process. Meditative smoking and painting.
  95. Movie DetailsDawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) 8  Sci-Fi
    Ten years after the simian flu pandemic, human survivors and apes are drawn into battle.
  96. Movie DetailsDeath Proof (2007) 8  Horror
    Tarantino's half of Grindhouse. Scarred stuntman Kurt Russell uses his car to murder voluptuous women.
  97. Movie DetailsDeconstructing Harry (1997) 8  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Between air conditioning and the Pope, I choose air conditioning. A Woody Allen movie.
  98. Movie DetailsDevil's Backbone, The (2001) 8  FantasyHorror
    An unsettling ghost story set in a Catholic orphanage during the Spanish Civil War.
  99. Movie DetailsDope (2015) 8  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    In a tough L.A. neighborhood, an overachieving teen's life changes following an underground party. Charming.
  100. Movie DetailsDr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008) 8  ComedyMusical/MusicObscure/RareSci-Fi
    Joss Whedon's three-part online musical miniseries. Filmed during the writers' strike, starring Neil Patrick Harris.
  101. Movie DetailsDrag Me to Hell (2009) 8  Horror
    Loan officer Alison Lohman becomes cursed after evicting an elderly gypsy woman from her home.
  102. Movie DetailsDynamic:01 - The Best Of DavidLynch.com (2007) 8  HorrorObscure/RareI own on DVD
    A collection of short films and interviews created for subscribing members of DavidLynch.com. Weird experiments.
  103. Movie DetailsEast, The (2013) 8  
    Private intelligence agent Brit Marling infiltrates an anarchist group that attacks her firm's corporate clients.
  104. Movie DetailsElection (1999) 8  Comedy
    Obnoxious overachiever Reese Witherspoon is running for student body president. Cue vindictive teacher Matthew Broderick.
  105. Movie DetailsEnglish Patient, The (1996) 8  Academy Awards Winner for Best Picture
    A three-hour, WWII-era love story. A young nurse tends to a badly burned Hungarian mapmaker.
  106. Movie DetailsEverybody Wants Some!! (2016) 8  ComedyWith Sex/NuditySport
    Good-natured look at the 1980 college party scene, the shenanigans of an unsupervised baseball team.
  107. Movie DetailsEverything is a Remix (2012) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Four-part video series by Kirby Ferguson about the culture of copying, transforming and combining media.
  108. Movie DetailsExperimenter (2015) 8  Documentary/True
    True story of social psychologist Stanley Milgram's experiments on human obedience, by using electric shock.
  109. Movie DetailsFahrenheit 9/11 (2004) 8  ComedyDocumentary/True
    A searing indictment of the Bush monarchy. The huddled masses bring forth their moral indignation.
  110. Movie DetailsFast Food Nation (2006) 8  With Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    A humanistic, fictionalized behind-the-scenes portrait of America's fast food and meat packing industries.
  111. Movie DetailsFinding Dory (2016) 8  AnimationComedy
    The forgetful blue tang fish searches for her long-lost parents, journeys to an ocean conservatory.
  112. Movie DetailsFinding Vivian Maier (2013) 8  Documentary/True
    Fascinating investigation into the mysteries of an eccentric, secretive nanny with a prolific photographic legacy.
  113. Movie DetailsFireworks (1998) 8  
    Takeshi Kitano presents a movie based on consequences and states of mind rather than action.
  114. Movie DetailsForks Over Knives (2011) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Vast evidence that a whole foods, plant-based diet can reverse diseases caused by animal-based foods.
  115. Movie DetailsFountain, The (2006) 8  Mind-blowingSci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Three stories of love/mortality that weave in the legendary quest for the Fountain of Youth.
  116. Movie DetailsFranklyn (2009) 8  FantasySci-Fi
    In a future metropolis (see Dark City, Blade Runner) and contemporary London, Eva Green stars.
  117. Movie DetailsFreedom on the Fence (2005) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    A documentary project about the culturally iconic art of Polish posters under the USSR regime.
  118. Movie DetailsFrom Up on Poppy Hill (2013) 8  Animation
    Lovely but mundane parable about preserving history from the Miyazakis/Studio Ghibli. Set in post-WWII Japan.
  119. Movie DetailsFrost/Nixon (2008) 8  Documentary/True
    A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between David Frost and Richard Nixon.
  120. Movie DetailsFull Frontal with Samantha Bee - Seasons 1-2 (2017) 8  ComedyDocumentary/TrueTV Shows
    Weekly news satire, with particular attention to women's issues, from the former 'Daily Show' correspondent.
  121. Movie DetailsFuture, The (2011) 8  ComedyObscure/Rare
    Miranda July weaves a magical, heartrending film on loneliness and mortality. And a stray cat.
  122. Movie DetailsGarden State (2004) 8  Comedy
    Zach Braff returns to his hometown. There he meets Natalie Portman, who changes his life.
  123. Movie DetailsGet Out (2017) 8  Horror
    A black man meets his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend at their estate. Razor-sharp.
  124. Movie DetailsGirl with the Dragon Tattoo, The (2010) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    A journalist and a hacker team up to investigate a 40-year-old unsolved disappearance. Dark, complex.
  125. Movie DetailsGood Night, and Good Luck. (2005) 8  Documentary/True
    Simplifies historical conflict (1950s McCarthyism) to illustrate TV journalism's responsibility to question authority.
  126. Movie DetailsGood Will Hunting (1997) 8  
    Troubled MIT janitor Matt Damon is a gifted mathematician. Can he turn his life around?
  127. Movie DetailsGoodbye Lenin! (2004) 8  Comedy
    A young man tries to prevent his mother from learning that Germany has been reunified.
  128. Movie DetailsGone Girl (2014) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    Embrace media hysteria and lose faith in marriage and justice with Fincher's dark psychological thriller.
  129. Movie DetailsGrand Night In: The Story of Aardman, A (2015) 8  AnimationObscure/RareDocumentary/TrueTV Shows
    History of Aardman Animations, the acclaimed British stop-motion animation studio behind Morph, Wallace & Gromit.
  130. Movie DetailsGrandmaster, The (2013) 8  Documentary/True
    Kar-Wai Wong's dazzling tale of Ip Man, the legendary kung-fu master who trained Bruce Lee.
  131. Movie DetailsGruffalo, The (2009) 8  AnimationFantasyObscure/RareTV Shows
    A cunning mouse outwits a succession of predators while walking in the deep dark wood.
  132. Movie DetailsGummo (1997) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    A disturbing, plotless tale of freakshow characters living in tornado-ravaged poverty, by Harmony Korine.
  133. Movie DetailsHalf Nelson (2006) 8  
    Inner-city junior high history teacher Gosling forms an unlikely friendship with a student. Complex, absorbing.
  134. Movie DetailsHappy-Go-Lucky (2008) 8  Comedy
    Poppy is a cheery North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.
  135. Movie DetailsHellboy II: The Golden Army (2008) 8  FantasyHorrorComic Book/Superhero
    Stunning grotesqueness and visual poetry from Guillermo del Toro. Incredible set design and beautiful effects.
  136. Movie DetailsHilary and Jackie (1998) 8  Musical/MusicDocumentary/True
    About the brilliant concert cellist Jacqueline du Pre, from the perspective of her sister Hilary.
  137. Movie DetailsHire Film Series Vol. 1, The (2001) 8  Obscure/RareI own on DVD
    Five short BMW-commissioned films starring Clive Owen. Directors include Kar-Wai Wong and Ang Lee.
  138. Movie DetailsHistory of Violence, A (2005) 8  With Sex/NudityComic Book/Superhero
    A Cronenberg art film that's also an accessible crime drama. Based on a graphic novel.
  139. Movie DetailsHole, The (2001) 8  ConspiracyHorrorWith Sex/Nudity
    British psychological thriller featuring teenagers in a bomb shelter. Stars Thora Birch and Keira Knightley.
  140. Movie DetailsHot Fuzz (2007) 8  ComedyConspiracy
    A clever, over-the-top pastiche of every buddy cop movie you've ever seen, set in London.
  141. Movie DetailsHow the Fire Fell (2011) 8  Obscure/RareWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    Edward P. Davee's haunting, dreamlike portrayal of Edmund Creffield's early-1900s cult in Corvallis, Oregon.
  142. Movie DetailsHunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) 8  Comedy
    Adventures of a misfit teenager and his foster 'uncle' in the wild New Zealand bush.
  143. Movie DetailsIgby Goes Down (2002) 8  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    A sarcastic 17-year-old boy rebels against the money and privilege he was born into.
  144. Movie DetailsIllusionist, The (2006) 8  ConspiracyFantasy
    In 1900 Vienna, Edward Norton is Eisenheim the Illusionist. This lush production inspires supernatural reflection.
  145. Movie DetailsI'm a Cyborg, But That's OK (2007) 8  ComedySci-Fi
    A troubled girl who attempts to charge her body with electronics meets another eccentric patient.
  146. Movie DetailsImaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, The (2009) 8  Fantasy
    Gilliam shows us the death of magic (while honoring Heath Ledger) in spectacular visual form.
  147. Movie DetailsImitation Game, The (2014) 8  ConspiracyDocumentary/True
    How Alan Turing helped crack Germany's Enigma code during WWII and saved millions of lives.
  148. Movie DetailsIn the Bedroom (2001) 8  Conspiracy
    Tragic story about a couple's only son who falls in love with a single mother.
  149. Movie DetailsIn the Shadow of the Moon (2007) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    The surviving crew members from NASA's Apollo missions tell their story in their own words.
  150. Movie DetailsIndie Game: The Movie (2012) 8  Documentary/True
    Follows the emotional journeys of independent game development, featuring Super Meat Boy, Fez and Braid.
  151. Movie DetailsInherit the Wind (1999) 8  Obscure/RareTV Shows
    Like 12 Angry Men, another excellent made-for-TV remake starring Jack Lemmon and George C. Scott.
  152. Movie DetailsInside Llewyn Davis (2013) 8  Musical/MusicDocumentary/True
    Coen Brothers adaptation about a young singer navigating the Greenwich Village folk scene in 1961.
  153. Movie DetailsInsider, The (1999) 8  ConspiracyDocumentary/True
    Based on a true story about malpractices in the tobacco industry and powerful Big Tobacco.
  154. Movie DetailsInsomnia (2002) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    Two L.A. homicide detectives are dispatched to Alaska to investigate the murder of a teen.
  155. Movie DetailsInvisible War, The (2012) 8  Documentary/True
    Investigation of the rape epidemic in the U.S. military and its profound consequences. Tragic, appalling.
  156. Movie DetailsIron Giant, The (1999) 8  AnimationSci-Fi
    A boy makes friends with a giant alien robot that the government wants to destroy.
  157. Movie DetailsIron Man (2008) 8  ConspiracySci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    Robert Downey Jr. builds an armored suit and decides to use the technology against evil.
  158. Movie DetailsJulien Donkey-Boy (1999) 8  Obscure/RareI own on DVD
    A Dogme 95 video-art exercise about the effects of schizophrenia on family life. Poetic desperation.
  159. Movie DetailsJungle Book, The (2016) 8  AnimationFantasy
    Can't really go wrong with Bill Murray and Christopher Walken voicing characters in this adaptation.
  160. Movie DetailsK-PAX (2001) 8  FantasyMind-blowingSci-Fi
    Kevin Spacey is either extraterrestrial or delusional. And he eats a banana without peeling it.
  161. Movie DetailsKick-Ass (2010) 8  ComedyComic Book/Superhero
    A high-schooler decides to become a superhero. Ultraviolent, stylized brutality and absurdist comedy ensues.
  162. Movie DetailsKikujiro (1999) 8  Comedy
    Takeshi Kitano explores the unlikely bond between a brash, loudmouthed adult and a nine-year-old boy.
  163. Movie DetailsKinamand (2006) 8  Obscure/Rare
    A Danish plumber begins eating at a family-run Chinese diner and makes unexpected emotional connections.
  164. Movie DetailsKing Corn (2007) 8  AnimationObscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Good-natured introduction to industrialized agriculture. We subsidize the Happy Meals, but not the healthy ones.
  165. Movie DetailsKing Kong (2005) 8  Fantasy
    Naomi Watts is amazing and the special effects are over-the-top fantastic, but it's excessively long.
  166. Movie DetailsKing of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters, The (2007) 8  SportDocumentary/True
    Curiously compelling documentary about a classic arcade battle between two Donkey Kong video game champions.
  167. Movie DetailsKite Runner, The (2007) 8  
    Pain and redemption through Afghanistan's recent history, from boyhood kite-flying contests to brutal Taliban rule.
  168. Movie DetailsKnocked Up (2007) 8  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Seth Rogen and Katherine Heigl have a drunken one-night stand with unexpected consequences. Very funny.
  169. Movie DetailsKubo and the Two Strings (2016) 8  AnimationFantasy
    A young boy searches for a magical suit of armor, fights vengeful spirits. Stop-motion origami.
  170. Movie DetailsKundun (1997) 8  Documentary/True
    Martin Scorsese directs the true story of Tibet's 14th Dalai Lama, from childhood to exile.
  171. Movie DetailsKung Fury (2015) 8  AnimationComedyFantasySci-Fi
    In 1985, a Miami cop goes back in time to kill Hitler. Over-the-top crowdfunded action-comedy.
  172. Movie DetailsLantana (2001) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    An Australia-set mystery that examines the stories of four married couples and a murdered woman.
  173. Movie DetailsLayer Cake (2004) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    A clever British crime film about a successful cocaine dealer planning an early retirement.
  174. Movie DetailsLet Me In (2010) 8  FantasyHorrorWith Sex/Nudity
    A bullied young boy befriends a lonely young female vampire in this visceral English-language remake.
  175. Movie DetailsLife is Beautiful (1998) 8  Comedy
    Jewish man Roberto Benigni uses humor to protect his son in a Nazi death camp.
  176. Movie DetailsLight Bulb Conspiracy: The Untold Story of Planned Obsole... (2011) 8  ConspiracyObscure/RareDocumentary/True
    History of planned obsolescence, the hidden mechanism at the heart of our wasteful consumer society.
  177. Movie DetailsLila Says (2005) 8  Obscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    A well-acted story of seduction and self-realization, revolving around the beautiful and alluring Vahina Giocante.
  178. Movie DetailsLimits of Control, The (2009) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    Jim Jarmusch's stylized, dreamlike tale of an enigmatic loner on a shadowy criminal mission. Meditative.
  179. Movie DetailsLincoln (2012) 8  Documentary/True
    Spielberg's portrait of a deeply conflicted Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. Incredibly well-written dialogue.
  180. Movie DetailsLittle Miss Sunshine (2006) 8  Comedy
    An entertaining comedy about a dysfunctional family's California roadtrip. Everyone just pretend to be normal.
  181. Movie DetailsLittle Thief, The (1999) 8  Obscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    A young man from the French countryside moves to the city to find a job.
  182. Movie DetailsLittle Prince, The (2016) 8  AnimationFantasy
    An overscheduled girl befriends an eccentric aviator, who shares his extraordinary world. Moving, charming adaptation.
  183. Movie DetailsLo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World (2016) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Werner Herzog explores the Internet's evolution, ponders its societal influence. Cyberwarfare, AI, telepathy, etc.
  184. Movie DetailsLobster, The (2016) 8  ComedySci-Fi
    Absurd allegory for how society regards romantic relationships and loneliness. A provocative, original love story.
  185. Movie DetailsLock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) 8  ComedyWith Sex/NuditySport
    Four Cockney men pool their money for an illegal high-stakes card game, with unpleasant results.
  186. Movie DetailsLoose Change 9/11: An American Coup (2009) 8  ConspiracyObscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Investigates the conspiracy theory that 9/11 was an inside job. An example of history repeating?
  187. Movie DetailsLord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The (2001) 8  Fantasy
    He is passing into the Shadow World. He'll soon become a wraith like them.
  188. Movie DetailsLord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The (2002) 8  Fantasy
    We needs it. Must have the precious. They stole it from us. Sneaky little hobbitses.
  189. Movie DetailsLovers of the Arctic Circle, The (1998) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    A story of circular lives, with circular names, in a circular place. Life is happenstance.
  190. Movie DetailsLucky Number Slevin (2006) 8  With Sex/NuditySport
    A clever Pulp Fictionesque story of violent revenge featuring rival crime bosses Kingsley and Freeman.
  191. Movie DetailsMan on the Moon (1999) 8  ComedyWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    Jim Carrey is eccentric comedian Andy Kaufman, a television star and self-declared intergender wrestling champion.
  192. Movie DetailsMan Who Wasn't There, The (2001) 8  
    Barber Billy Bob Thornton blackmails his wife's boss and lover. Directed by the Coen Brothers.
  193. Movie DetailsMartha Marcy May Marlene (2011) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    Elizabeth Olsen struggles with her fragmented identity and family situation after fleeing an abusive cult.
  194. Movie DetailsMarvelous Misadventures of Flapjack - Seasons 1-3, The (2010) 8  AnimationComedyObscure/RareTV Shows
    Cartoon seafaring adventures of young Flapjack and pirate K'nuckles who live in a talking whale.
  195. Movie DetailsMary and Max (2009) 8  AnimationComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    An Australian girl becomes pen pals with an obese New Yorker with Asperger's. Charming claymation.
  196. Movie DetailsMaster, The (2012) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    Directionless WWII Navy veteran meets the charismatic leader of The Cause. Draws from Scientology's origins.
  197. Movie DetailsMatchstick Men (2003) 8  Comedy
    Con-artist Nicolas Cage is an obsessive-compulsive agoraphobe whose life changes drastically when Alison Lohman appears.
  198. Movie DetailsMen in Black (1997) 8  ComedySci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones must save the world from an intergalactic terrorist.
  199. Movie DetailsMessenger, The (2009) 8  With Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    Poignant military tale about soldiers assigned to notify families of casualties during the Iraq War.
  200. Movie DetailsMicmacs (2010) 8  Comedy
    Jeunet's circus-like film about a man with a plan to destroy two big weapons manufacturers.
  201. Movie DetailsMilk (2008) 8  Documentary/True
    Van Sant's biography of openly gay politician Harvey Milk. An empathic portrayal by Sean Penn.
  202. Movie DetailsMindscape of Alan Moore, The (2003) 8  Obscure/RareComic Book/SuperheroDocumentary/True
    Creative philosophies from the brilliant comic writer of Watchmen, V for Vendetta and From Hell.
  203. Movie DetailsMistress America (2015) 8  Comedy
    A college freshman in New York meets her spirited stepsister-to-be. Greta Gerwig is brilliant, charming.
  204. Movie DetailsMoneyball (2011) 8  SportDocumentary/True
    Billy Beane's management of the Oakland A's baseball team through new computer-based analysis. Intelligent.
  205. Movie DetailsMonster Calls, A (2016) 8  Fantasy
    A yew-tree monster helps a 12-year-old cope with his single mother's terminal illness. Devastating fable.
  206. Movie DetailsMonsters (2010) 8  Sci-Fi
    Six years after aliens invaded Earth, two Americans enter the Infected Zone. Satisfying, affecting road-movie.
  207. Movie DetailsMonsters, Inc. (2001) 8  AnimationComedyConspiracyFantasy
    Pixar presents a bunch of scary monsters who are afraid of being contaminated by children.
  208. Movie DetailsMoon Man (2012) 8  AnimationFantasyObscure/Rare
    Moon Man hitches a ride to Earth on a comet and discovers children need him.
  209. Movie DetailsMore Tales from the Script (2010) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Fascinating unheard stories from top Hollywood screenwriters. A 47-minute continuation of Tales from the Script.
  210. Movie DetailsMotorcycle Diaries, The (2004) 8  Documentary/True
    Dramatization of an epic motorcycle road trip a young Che Guevara took through South America.
  211. Movie DetailsMy Blueberry Nights (2008) 8  
    A soul-searching journey across America, starring Norah Jones. Beautifully shot, but Kar-Wai Wong's weakest film.
  212. Movie DetailsMy Life as a Zucchini (2017) 8  AnimationComedyObscure/Rare
    Vibrant stop-motion animation about a young boy sent to a foster home. Delightful youthful resilience.
  213. Movie DetailsMy Son the Fanatic (1998) 8  ComedyObscure/Rare
    Set in Britain, a Pakistani taxi-driver is attracted to a prostitute. Enter the Islamic fundamentalists.
  214. Movie DetailsNapoleon Dynamite (2004) 8  Comedy
    It's pretty much my favorite animal. It's like a lion and a tiger mixed.
  215. Movie DetailsNeverwas (2007) 8  FantasyObscure/Rare
    A psychiatrist befriends a patient in a mental institution and discovers his father's secrets. Magical.
  216. Movie DetailsNightcrawler (2014) 8  
    Chilling satire of tabloid TV news culture. Chasing ratings mutually supports chasing ambulances. Genius Gyllenhaal.
  217. Movie DetailsNine Queens (2000) 8  
    Two con-artists try to swindle a stamp collector with a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps.
  218. Movie DetailsNocturnal Animals (2016) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    Wealthy art gallery owner Amy Adams receives a draft of her ex-husband's violent new novel.
  219. Movie DetailsNói albínói (2004) 8  Obscure/Rare
    A teenager drifts through life on a remote fjord in the north of Iceland.
  220. Movie DetailsNothing (2005) 8  ComedyFantasyMind-blowingSci-Fi
    Vincenzo Natali, the director of Cube, presents a film about nothing with his two friends.
  221. Movie DetailsNymphomaniac: Volume I (2014) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    Lars von Trier overlays explicit sexual encounters (via porn doubles) with philosophy, religion, biology, math.
  222. Movie DetailsOceans (2010) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Exquisite cinematography of majestic undersea creatures with terribly dull, sentimental Pierce Brosnan narration.
  223. Movie DetailsOctober Sky (1999) 8  Documentary/True
    The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who became a rocket scientist.
  224. Movie DetailsOldboy (2005) 8  ConspiracyWith Sex/Nudity
    A man who was kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years exacts his brutal revenge. Stunning.
  225. Movie DetailsOne I Love, The (2014) 8  ComedyMind-blowingObscure/Rare
    Weekend getaway of a married couple on the brink of separation becomes clever plot twist.
  226. Movie DetailsOnly Lovers Left Alive (2014) 8  HorrorWith Sex/Nudity
    Jim Jarmusch's stylish vampires are an ancient source of creativity for human culture. Clever, cool.
  227. Movie DetailsOsama (2004) 8  Obscure/Rare
    Attempting to survive beneath the Taliban, a 12-year-old Afghan girl disguises herself as a boy.
  228. Movie DetailsOut of Sight (1998) 8  Comedy
    Career bank robber George Clooney breaks out of jail and kidnaps Jennifer Lopez. Sparks fly.
  229. Movie DetailsPainting, The (2013) 8  AnimationFantasyObscure/Rare
    Characters in an incomplete painting seek their creator. Charming parable about God and social status.
  230. Movie DetailsPalindromes (2005) 8  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Todd Solondz's provocative fable about a 13-year-old girl who is played by eight different actresses.
  231. Movie DetailsParagraph 175 (2000) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    German historian interviews survivors of Nazi persecution of homosexuals under the Paragraph 175 penal code.
  232. Movie DetailsParanoia Agent: Complete Collection (2004) 8  AnimationHorrorObscure/RareTV Shows
    Satoshi Kon's dark, paranormal 13-episode Japanese TV series. The spectral, enigmatic assailant Lil' Slugger fascinates.
  233. Movie DetailsParanoid Park (2007) 8  
    Dreamlike, fractured story about a young Portland skateboarder's life and a security guard's accidental death.
  234. Movie DetailsParaNorman (2012) 8  AnimationComedyFantasyHorror
    Norman survives stop-motion ghosts, zombies and grownups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.
  235. Movie DetailsPaterson (2016) 8  Comedy
    One week in the quiet life of Paterson, a poet in Paterson, NJ. Existential Jarmusch.
  236. Movie DetailsPeople, Places, Things (2015) 8  ComedyObscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    Graphic novelist Jemaine Clement, now single-parenting twin girls, can't get let go of his ex.
  237. Movie DetailsPersuaders, The (2004) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/TrueTV Shows
    The cultures of marketing and advertising influence what Americans buy and how they view themselves.
  238. Movie DetailsPigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence, A (2015) 8  Comedy
    Series of absurdist episodes, many involving a pair of hapless novelty salesman. Completes Swedish trilogy.
  239. Movie DetailsPlanet Terror (2007) 8  HorrorSci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Rodriguez's half of Grindhouse. Rose McGowan mows down flesh-eating, mutating zombies with a machine-gun leg.
  240. Movie DetailsPleasantville (1998) 8  ComedyFantasy
    Two teenagers find themselves in a 1950s sitcom. Their behavior accidentally transforms their black-and-white suburb.
  241. Movie DetailsPrecious: Based on the Novel by Sapphire (2009) 8  
    Dark social commentary and ugliness with an ending that's hopeful, but not happy and contrived.
  242. Movie DetailsPrincess and the Warrior, The (2001) 8  
    Tom Tykwer crafts a stylish fable about psychiatric nurse Franka Potente and a small-time criminal.
  243. Movie DetailsPrisoners (2013) 8  
    Two little girls are abducted. Can the detective or father-turned-vigilante solve the puzzle in time?
  244. Movie DetailsPrometheus (2012) 8  HorrorSci-Fi
    Waxes philosophical and connects the Aliens franchise with Chariots of the Gods and Jesus Christ.
  245. Movie DetailsProposition, The (2005) 8  Musical/Music
    Violent and mythological. Nick Cave wrote the screenplay and scored this Australian Western about retribution.
  246. Movie DetailsPurge (2013) 8  Obscure/RareWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    A young woman running from Russian sex-traffickers meets an older version of herself. Gut-wrenching.
  247. Movie DetailsPushing Daisies - The Complete First Season (2007) 8  ComedyFantasyTV Shows
    A man can bring dead people back to life, with Amélie-style narration. Whimsical forensic romance.
  248. Movie DetailsRabbits (2002) 8  ComedyFantasyHorrorObscure/Rare
    David Lynch's nine-episode sitcom starring people in rabbit suits, accompanied by laugh tracks. Plotless, eerie.
  249. Movie DetailsReality (2015) 8  ComedyMind-blowingObscure/Rare
    Surreal, compelling nonsense from absurdist Dupieux, who has taken a page from Lynch's Mulholland Drive.
  250. Movie DetailsReel Injun (2009) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    How depictions of Native Americans in cinema have shaped perceptions of their cultures and histories.
  251. Movie DetailsRegret to Inform (1998) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    The filmmaker goes on a pilgrimage to the Vietnamese countryside where her husband was killed.
  252. Movie DetailsRescue Dawn (2007) 8  Documentary/True
    American pilot Christian Bale is shot down in Laos during a top-secret Vietnam War mission.
  253. Movie DetailsRoad, The (2009) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    Viggo Mortensen and his son try to survive in post-apocalyptic America. Noble and heartbreaking humanity.
  254. Movie DetailsRoad to Perdition (2002) 8  Comic Book/Superhero
    The result of hitman Tom Hanks's son witnessing what his father does for a living.
  255. Movie DetailsRobot Chicken - Seasons 1-3 (2007) 8  AnimationComedyFantasyTV Shows
    Demented stop-motion animation using action figures and toys. These sketch-comedy vignettes skewer pop culture.
  256. Movie DetailsRock-afire Explosion, The (2008) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    The inventor behind (and fans of) the Showbiz Pizza and Chuck E. Cheese's animatronic puppets.
  257. Movie DetailsRogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) 8  FantasySci-Fi
    How the Rebel Alliance stole the Death Star plans. Occurs between Episodes III and IV.
  258. Movie DetailsRonin (1998) 8  
    This mission is to recover a mysterious briefcase. Robert De Niro and Natascha McElhone star.
  259. Movie DetailsRoom on the Broom (2012) 8  AnimationComedyFantasyObscure/RareTV Shows
    A gentle witch offers rides to a variety of animals on her increasingly crowded broom.
  260. Movie DetailsRussian Ark (2002) 8  FantasyDocumentary/True
    300 years of Russian history displayed in a single continuous shot at the Hermitage Museum.
  261. Movie DetailsSchool of Rock, The (2003) 8  ComedyMusical/Music
    Richard Linklater directs rocker Jack Black as a fourth-grade substitute teacher in a private school.
  262. Movie DetailsSeinfeld - The Complete Series (1998) 8  ComedyTV Shows
    A sitcom about nothing. Starring New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his neurotic friends.
  263. Movie DetailsSéraphine (2009) 8  Documentary/True
    Moving, evenhanded historical drama about the difficult but ecstatic life of French painter Séraphine Louis.
  264. Movie DetailsSexy Beast (2000) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    Brutal gangster Ben Kingsley recruits a retired safecracker for one last job. Jonathan Glazer directs.
  265. Movie DetailsShakespeare in Love (1998) 8  ComedyWith Sex/NudityAcademy Awards Winner for Best Picture
    A young Shakespeare meets Gwyneth Paltrow and is inspired to write Romeo and Juliet.
  266. Movie DetailsShaun of the Dead (2004) 8  ComedyHorror
    Romantic comedy set during a weekend zombie invasion of North London. A brilliantly aloof parody.
  267. Movie DetailsShopgirl (2005) 8  
    A love triangle of Claire Danes, Jason Schwartzman and Steve Martin. Elegant examination of love.
  268. Movie DetailsShower (1999) 8  ComedyObscure/Rare
    A businessman travels home to Beijing after receiving a message that his father has died.
  269. Movie DetailsShrek (2001) 8  AnimationComedyFantasy
    No, not my buttons! Not my gumdrop buttons.
  270. Movie DetailsShrek 2 (2004) 8  AnimationComedyFantasy
    Well, folks, it looks like we're up chocolate creek without a Popsicle stick.
  271. Movie DetailsShutter Island (2010) 8  ConspiracyHorrorMind-blowingWith Sex/Nudity
    Leonardo DiCaprio investigates a disappearance from a hospital for the criminally insane. Chilling and clever.
  272. Movie DetailsSicario (2015) 8  
    Idealistic FBI agent Emily Blunt is enlisted to aid in the escalating inter-American drug trade.
  273. Movie DetailsSideways (2004) 8  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Two middle-aged men embark on a weeklong road-trip through California's wine country. American life-affirming.
  274. Movie DetailsSimple Plan, A (1998) 8  
    Three people find $4 million in the cockpit of a crashed plane. Keep it secret?
  275. Movie DetailsSin Nombre (2009) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    A Honduran teen meets a young gang member atop a freight train. Poignant immigration story.
  276. Movie DetailsSix-String Samurai (1998) 8  Musical/MusicObscure/RareSci-FiI own on DVD
    In a post-apocalyptic America, samurai guitarist Buddy Holly journeys to Lost Vegas to become king.
  277. Movie DetailsSkin I Live In, The (2011) 8  HorrorSci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Almodóvar's dark-as-hell portrait of a plastic surgeon working to perfect synthetic human skin. Gorgeous, perverse.
  278. Movie DetailsSmoke Signals (1998) 8  Comedy
    Two young Indian men from an Idaho reservation take a life-changing road trip together. Soulful.
  279. Movie DetailsSnatch. (2000) 8  ComedyWith Sex/NuditySport
    Brad Pitt stars as a gypsy bare-knuckle boxing champion who speaks a hilariously unintelligible dialect.
  280. Movie DetailsSnowpiercer (2014) 8  Sci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    Earth's remaining inhabitants are confined to a class-divided train circling the frozen globe. Stylish allegory.
  281. Movie DetailsSolaris (2002) 8  Mind-blowingSci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Soderbergh's remake is quite good, with much credit due to George Clooney and Natascha McElhone.
  282. Movie DetailsSpecial (2008) 8  FantasyObscure/Rare
    Michael Rapaport participates in an experimental drug study and becomes sure his superpowers are strengthening.
  283. Movie DetailsSpider-Man 2 (2004) 8  FantasySci-FiComic Book/Superhero
    Tobey Maguire continues his demanding double life as student and superhero. Enter supervillain Dr. Octopus.
  284. Movie DetailsSplice (2010) 8  HorrorSci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Intelligent creature feature focused on ethical quandaries in biotechnology. What's the worst that could happen?
  285. Movie DetailsStar Trek: Into Darkness (2013) 8  Sci-Fi
    Well-crafted Abrams sequel explores the bromance between Kirk and Spock, introduces their most famous nemesis.
  286. Movie DetailsStar Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) 8  FantasySci-Fi
    Abrams redeems the franchise as much as could be expected. WTF, giant Lincoln Memorial Gollum.
  287. Movie DetailsStar Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017) 8  FantasySci-Fi
    Another one! Rey finds hermit Luke Skywalker, then battles Kylo Ren and the First Order.
  288. Movie DetailsStartup.com (2001) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Examines the start-up phenomenon by documenting the existence of new media company govWorks.com.
  289. Movie DetailsStorytelling (2001) 8  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Todd Solondz presents two provocative stories. Prepare to have your politically correct sensibilities violated.
  290. Movie DetailsSunshine (2007) 8  HorrorSci-Fi
    Could've been great science fiction, but it slips away with B-movie horror and religious metaphors.
  291. Movie DetailsSuper 8 (2011) 8  Sci-Fi
    In 1979, a mysterious train crash provides a monster-movie backdrop to a sweet love story.
  292. Movie DetailsSuperbad (2007) 8  Comedy
    Friends Seth and Evan display a charming, hilarious crudeness in this coming-of-age high school comedy.
  293. Movie DetailsSwimming Pool (2003) 8  With Sex/Nudity
    An English mystery writer finds murder and intrigue in Paris, with Ludivine Sagnier. Rich symbolism.
  294. Movie DetailsSyriana (2005) 8  ConspiracyDocumentary/True
    A thriller of corruption and power related to the oil industry, with four parallel stories.
  295. Movie DetailsTao of Steve, The (2000) 8  Comedy
    An underachieving, overweight kindergarten teacher has developed an effective Zen-like system for seducing women.
  296. Movie DetailsTale of the Princess Kaguya, The (2014) 8  AnimationFantasy
    Watch a magical moon nymph be bored by 10th-century Japanese nobility. Pastel-toned Studio Ghibli folktale.
  297. Movie DetailsTales from the Script (2009) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Veteran Hollywood screenwriters share their triumphs and failures, insider insights, anecdotes and artistic compromises.
  298. Movie DetailsTangerine (2015) 8  ComedyObscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    A transgender prostitute tears through L.A. on Christmas Eve seeking her unfaithful pimp. Raunchy, empathetic.
  299. Movie DetailsTangerines (2015) 8  Documentary/True
    An Estonian tangerine farmer refuses to leave during the bloody Abkhaz-Georgian conflict. Powerful humanity.
  300. Movie DetailsTeam America: World Police (2004) 8  AnimationComedyMusical/Music
    Subversive political satire, with explicit puppet sex. You are worthress, Arec Barrwin. America! Fuck, yeah!
  301. Movie DetailsTell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak (2009) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/TrueTV Shows
    Diary-style documentary by Spike Jonze about Maurice Sendak, the unconventional author of iconic children's books.
  302. Movie DetailsTerms and Conditions May Apply (2013) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Documentary examines the erosion of privacy in the digital age. How corporations and governments spy.
  303. Movie DetailsTetro (2009) 8  Obscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    Stylish indie film by Francis Ford Coppola. Could've been better with fewer staged productions though.
  304. Movie DetailsThese Amazing Shadows: The Movies That Make America (2011) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    The National Film Registry's history and the cultural, historical and aesthetic significance of motion pictures.
  305. Movie DetailsThin Red Line, The (1998) 8  Documentary/True
    Terrence Malick presents a remake of the novel about the 1943 Guadalcanal conflict during WWII.
  306. Movie DetailsThirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001) 8  
    Five contemporary stories are woven together, examining the dramatic impact people have on one another.
  307. Movie DetailsThis is Not a Conspiracy Theory (2018) 8  ConspiracyObscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Six-part (2014-2018) episodic documentary by Kirby Ferguson about the hidden forces that shape our lives.
  308. Movie DetailsTheory of Everything, The (2014) 8  Documentary/True
    Touching biography of physicist Stephen Hawking. Explores his personal life as ALS ravages his body.
  309. Movie DetailsThree Seasons (1999) 8  Obscure/Rare
    A languorously beautiful, kind film centered around the lives of three main characters in Vietnam.
  310. Movie DetailsTHX 1138: The George Lucas Director's Cut (2004) 8  Sci-FiWith Sex/Nudity
    Lucas restored his influential 1971 film, enhancing it with CGI magic (including lame shell dwellers).
  311. Movie DetailsTime Code (2000) 8  Obscure/Rare
    Mike Figgis's innovative film is composed of four simultaneous takes, each occupying a screen quadrant.
  312. Movie DetailsTim's Vermeer (2013) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Ingenious. Inventor Tim Jenison works to replicate the painting techniques of Dutch master Johannes Vermeer.
  313. Movie DetailsTokyo! (2008) 8  Obscure/RareWith Sex/NudityComic Book/Superhero
    A cinematic triptych (transformation, anarchy, rebirth) set in Tokyo. Directed by Gondry, Carax and Bong.
  314. Movie DetailsTokyo Godfathers (2003) 8  AnimationComedyObscure/Rare
    An animated Christmas story set in Tokyo featuring an unlikely trio of homeless friends.
  315. Movie DetailsTokyo Sonata (2009) 8  
    Social satire through the many misfortunes of a Japanese family, particularly the father's downward spiral.
  316. Movie DetailsTopsy-Turvy (1999) 8  ComedyMusical/MusicWith Sex/NudityDocumentary/True
    After Gilbert and Sullivan's latest play is critically panned, the frustrated team threatens to disband.
  317. Movie DetailsToy Story 2 (1999) 8  AnimationComedyFantasy
    All right, nobody look till I get my cork back in.
  318. Movie DetailsTraffic (2000) 8  
    America's war on drugs, with Michael Douglas and Benicio Del Toro. An unbeatable market force.
  319. Movie DetailsTrance (2013) 8  Mind-blowingWith Sex/Nudity
    An art heist gone wrong, or was the whole thing meticulously planned? Hypnotizing psychological thriller.
  320. Movie DetailsTropic Thunder (2008) 8  Comedy
    Ben Stiller's big-budget satire of celebrity excess and Hollywood action movies. Downey Jr. is hilarious.
  321. Movie DetailsTruth About Romance, The (2013) 8  ComedyObscure/Rare
    Losing what you thought you wanted can reveal a new adventure. Danielle Jackson is magnetic.
  322. Movie DetailsTuvalu (2001) 8  ComedyFantasyObscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    Stunning, whimsical German film with almost no dialogue set in a surreal bathhouse in Bulgaria.
  323. Movie DetailsUnder the Shadow (2016) 8  Horror
    Distinctively creepy genre film that's also an allegory of female oppression in 1980s Iran. Djinn!
  324. Movie DetailsUnmade Beds (2009) 8  ComedyObscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    The stories of Vera and Axl intersect via artsy, free-spirited squatters in a London warehouse.
  325. Movie DetailsVanishing of the Bees (2011) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Investigation into implications of the worldwide collapse of the honeybee. Slow death by systemic pesticides.
  326. Movie DetailsVenture Bros. - Seasons One and Two, The (2006) 8  AnimationComedySci-FiTV Shows
    The warped misadventures of a middle-aged mad scientist, his teenage sons, and their maniac bodyguard.
  327. Movie DetailsWaiting for 'Superman' (2010) 8  Documentary/True
    Devastating portrait of the failing U.S. public school system and its consequences for the future.
  328. Movie DetailsWag the Dog (1997) 8  ComedyConspiracy
    Before elections, a Washington spin-doctor and a Hollywood producer join efforts to fabricate a war.
  329. Movie DetailsWaste Land (2011) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Uplifting documentary highlighting the transformative power of art and the beauty of the human spirit.
  330. Movie DetailsWe Don't Live Here Anymore (2004) 8  
    An emotionally complex character drama that explores human weakness, starring Mark Ruffalo and Naomi Watts.
  331. Movie DetailsWhat We Do in the Shadows (2014) 8  ComedyFantasyHorror
    The real lives of vampire roommates in a New Zealand flat. Funny interactions with werewolves.
  332. Movie DetailsWilliam S. Burroughs: A Man Within (2010) 8  Obscure/RareDocumentary/True
    Never-before-seen footage and exclusive interviews with friends and colleagues of the influential postmodernist novelist.
  333. Movie DetailsWitch: A New-England Folktale, The (2016) 8  HorrorWith Sex/Nudity
    A Puritan homesteading family in 1630s New England is torn apart by forces of witchcraft.
  334. Movie DetailsWreck-It Ralph (2012) 8  AnimationComedy
    Charming pixel-art story of an arcade video game villain who wants to be a hero.
  335. Movie DetailsYour Friends & Neighbors (1998) 8  ComedyWith Sex/Nudity
    Six people play musical beds. Stars Amy Brenneman, Catherine Keener, Nastassja Kinski, and Ben Stiller.
  336. Movie DetailsX-Files: The Complete Collector's Edition, The (2002) 8  ConspiracyHorrorSci-FiTV Shows
    FBI agents Mulder and Scully investigate paranormal cases and discover alien conspiracies within our government.
  337. Movie DetailsXiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998) 8  Obscure/RareWith Sex/Nudity
    Explores the Cultural Revolution in China. A young teenage girl is sent to remote lands.
  338. Movie DetailsZeitgeist: The Movie (2007) 8  ConspiracyMind-blowingDocumentary/True
    Important, incendiary exploration of global societal control through religion, 9/11, foreign wars and central banks.
  339. Movie DetailsZodiac (2007) 8  Documentary/True
    A cerebral, gripping thriller based on actual unresolved 1970s case files about the Zodiac Killer.
  340. Movie DetailsZootopia (2016) 8  AnimationComedyConspiracy
    A bunny police recruit and a con-artist fox work together to uncover a savage conspiracy.


  341. Statistical ratings distribution of these 340 films (21.5% of total rated films):
    With enough films included, it usually approximates a bell curve with a mean near 6.5...
    (especially when considering that CRAP is 0-4 combined).
    Average rating for these 340 films: 8.

    10:0%

    9:0%

    8:100%

    7:0%

    6:0%

    5:0%

    CRAP:0%



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