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7.30/10
1,036 Votes
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Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 102 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #1

Fritz the Cat (1972)

6.20/10
135 Votes
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A hypocritical swinging college student cat raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960's.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 78 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #2

The Last Days of Disco (1998)

6.70/10
90 Votes
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Two young women and their friends spend spare time at an exclusive nightclub in 1980s New York.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 113 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #3

Sicario (2015)

7.30/10
5,059 Votes
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An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 122 min.
  • Language: Spanish, English

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Payback (1999)

6.80/10
996 Votes
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With friends like these, who needs enemies? That's the question bad guy Porter is left asking after his wife and partner steal his heist money and leave him for dead -- or so they think. Five months and an endless reservoir of bitterness later, Porter's partners and the crooked cops on his tail learn how bad payback can be.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 100 min.
  • Language: English

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Coach Carter (2005)

7.40/10
1,269 Votes
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Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.

  • Country: Germany, United States of America
  • Duration: 136 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #6

Space Jam (1996)

6.70/10
3,320 Votes
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Swackhammer, an evil alien theme park owner, needs a new attraction at Moron Mountain. When his gang, the Nerdlucks, heads to Earth to kidnap Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes, Bugs challenges them to a basketball game to determine their fate. The aliens agree, but they steal the powers of NBA basketball players, including Larry Bird and Charles Barkley -- so Bugs gets some help from superstar Michael Jordan.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 88 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #7

Live and Let Die (1973)

6.50/10
1,037 Votes
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James Bond must investigate a mysterious murder case of a British agent in New Orleans. Soon he finds himself up against a gangster boss named Mr. Big.

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Duration: 121 min.
  • Language: English, Hungarian

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Like #8

Inherent Vice (2014)

6.60/10
1,599 Votes
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In Los Angeles at the turn of the 1970s, drug-fueled detective Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of an ex-girlfriend.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 148 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #9

You Were Never Really Here (2017)

6.60/10
1,394 Votes
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A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America, France, French Republic
  • Duration: 89 min.
  • Language: English

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Sully (2016)

7.10/10
4,519 Votes
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On 15 January 2009, the world witnessed the 'Miracle on the Hudson' when Captain 'Sully' Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and career.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 96 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #11

Girl, Interrupted (1999)

7.60/10
2,014 Votes
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Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line between normal and crazy. Susanna soon realizes how hard it is to get out once she has been committed, and she ultimately has to choose between the world of people who belong inside or the difficult world of reality outside.

  • Country: Germany, United States of America
  • Duration: 127 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #12

Shaolin Soccer (2001)

6.70/10
1,032 Votes
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A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.

  • Country: China, Hong Kong
  • Duration: 113 min.
  • Language: cn, Chinese, Thai

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Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

8.40/10
2,737 Votes
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A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan over thirty years later, where he once again must confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

  • Country: United States of America, Italy
  • Duration: 229 min.
  • Language: French, English, Italian

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Like #14

Limitless (2011)

7.20/10
7,132 Votes
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A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract shadowy forces that threaten his new life in this darkly comic and provocative film.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 105 min.
  • Language: English, Italian, Russian, Chinese, French

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Like #15

Trainspotting (1996)

8.00/10
6,227 Votes
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Mark Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Duration: 94 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #16

Green Street Hooligans (2005)

7.20/10
1,407 Votes
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After being wrongfully expelled from Harvard University, American Matt Buckner flees to his sister's home in England. Once there, he is befriended by her charming and dangerous brother-in-law, Pete Dunham, and introduced to the underworld of British football hooliganism. Matt learns to stand his ground through a friendship that develops against the backdrop of this secret and often violent world. 'Green Street Hooligans' is a story of loyalty, trust and the sometimes brutal consequences of living close to the edge.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 109 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #17

The French Connection (1971)

7.60/10
892 Votes
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Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 104 min.
  • Language: English, French

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Like #18

A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)

6.30/10
1,866 Votes
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Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 113 min.
  • Language: English

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Like #19

Ford v Ferrari (2019)

7.80/10
2,084 Votes
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American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

  • Country: France, French Republic, United States of America
  • Duration: 152 min.
  • Language: French, Japanese, Italian, English

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Like #20

Malcolm X (1992)

7.50/10
816 Votes
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A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 202 min.
  • Language: Arabic, English

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