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8.10/10
4,457 Votes
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A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.

  • Country: Australia, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 118 min.
  • Language: Bangla, English, Hindi

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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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The Disaster Artist (2017)

7.20/10
2,291 Votes
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An aspiring actor in Hollywood meets an enigmatic stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, the meeting leads the actor down a path nobody could have predicted; creating the worst movie ever made.

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

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The Professor and the Madman (2019)

7.20/10
398 Votes
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Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

  • Country: Ireland, United States of America, France, French Republic
  • Duration: 124 min.
  • Language: English

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GoodFellas (1990)

8.40/10
6,908 Votes
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The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 145 min.
  • Language: Italian, English

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The Man Who Knew Infinity (2016)

7.20/10
833 Votes
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Growing up poor in Madras, India, Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar earns admittance to Cambridge University during WWI, where he becomes a pioneer in mathematical theories with the guidance of his professor, G.H. Hardy.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 108 min.
  • Language: Sanskrit, English, Tamil

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13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016)

7.10/10
1,855 Votes
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An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

  • Country: Malta, Morocco, United States of America
  • Duration: 144 min.
  • Language: Arabic, English

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An Officer and a Spy (2019)

7.20/10
433 Votes
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In 1894, French Captain Alfred Dreyfus is wrongfully convicted of treason and sentenced to life imprisonment at Devil's Island.

  • Country: France, French Republic, Italy
  • Duration: 132 min.
  • Language: German, French, English

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Beautiful Boy (2018)

7.50/10
944 Votes
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After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 111 min.
  • Language: English

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A Prayer Before Dawn (2018)

6.80/10
235 Votes
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The true story of Billy Moore, an English boxer incarcerated in Thailand's most notorious prison. Thrown into a world of drugs and violence, he finds his best chance to escape is to fight his way out in Muay Thai tournaments.

  • Country: Cambodia, China, France, French Republic, United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 116 min.
  • Language: English, Thai

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BlacKkKlansman (2018)

7.60/10
4,271 Votes
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Colorado Springs, late 1970s. Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer, and Flip Zimmerman, his Jewish colleague, run an undercover operation to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 135 min.
  • Language: English

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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)

6.80/10
722 Votes
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When a bestselling celebrity biographer is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 107 min.
  • Language: English

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Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)

7.00/10
1,775 Votes
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A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 111 min.
  • Language: English

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The Revenant (2015)

7.50/10
12,540 Votes
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In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.

  • Country: Canada, Hong Kong, Taiwan, United States of America
  • Duration: 157 min.
  • Language: English, French

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Victoria & Abdul (2017)

6.90/10
739 Votes
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Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 112 min.
  • Language: Urdu, Hindi, English

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Like #15

Schindler's List (1993)

8.60/10
9,281 Votes
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The true story of how businessman Oskar Schindler saved over a thousand Jewish lives from the Nazis while they worked as slaves in his factory during World War II.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 195 min.
  • Language: German, Polish, Hebrew, English

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Lost Girls (2020)

6.10/10
171 Votes
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When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 95 min.
  • Language: English

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All the Bright Places (2020)

7.40/10
654 Votes
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Two teens facing personal struggles form a powerful bond as they embark on a cathartic journey chronicling the wonders of Indiana.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 108 min.
  • Language: English

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The Jungle Book (1967)

7.30/10
4,131 Votes
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The boy Mowgli makes his way to the man-village with Bagheera, the wise panther. Along the way he meets jazzy King Louie, the hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happy-go-lucky bear Baloo, who teaches Mowgli "The Bare Necessities" of life and the true meaning of friendship.

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

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First Man (2018)

7.10/10
3,169 Votes
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A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 141 min.
  • Language: English

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The Elephant Man (1980)

8.10/10
1,783 Votes
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A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man being mistreated by his "owner" as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous fa├žade, there is revealed a person of great intelligence and sensitivity. Based on the true story of Joseph Merrick (called John Merrick in the film), a severely deformed man in 19th century London.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 124 min.
  • Language: English

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