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8.30/10
4,672 Votes
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At the height of the Vietnam war, Captain Benjamin Willard is sent on a dangerous mission that, officially, "does not exist, nor will it ever exist." His goal is to locate - and eliminate - a mysterious Green Beret Colonel named Walter Kurtz, who has been leading his personal army on illegal guerrilla missions into enemy territory.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 153 min.
  • Language: Khmer, English, French, Vietnamese

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

7.50/10
1,819 Votes
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Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerström. Nevertheless, he is hired by Henrik Vanger in order to solve a cold case, the disappearance of Vanger's niece

  • Country: Denmark, Germany, Sweden
  • Duration: 152 min.
  • Language: Swedish, English

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The Lost City of Z (2016)

6.20/10
1,646 Votes
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A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 140 min.
  • Language: English, German, Portuguese, Spanish

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)

6.70/10
1,687 Votes
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Agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the United States border.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 123 min.
  • Language: English, Spanish

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The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

7.30/10
7,572 Votes
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Andy moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss is extremely demanding, cruel and won't let her succeed if she doesn't fit into the high class elegant look of their magazine.

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

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The Great Beauty (2013)

7.50/10
1,818 Votes
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Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.

  • Country: Italy
  • Duration: 142 min.
  • Language: Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese

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Full Metal Jacket (1987)

8.10/10
6,146 Votes
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A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 116 min.
  • Language: English, Vietnamese

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Tropic Thunder (2008)

6.50/10
3,606 Votes
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Vietnam veteran 'Four Leaf' Tayback's memoir, Tropic Thunder, is being made into a film, but Director Damien Cockburn can’t control the cast of prima donnas. Behind schedule and over budget, Cockburn is ordered by a studio executive to get filming back on track, or risk its cancellation. On Tayback's advice, Cockburn drops the actors into the middle of the jungle to film the remaining scenes but, unbeknownst to the actors and production, the group have been dropped in the middle of the Golden Triangle, the home of heroin-producing gangs.

  • Country: United States of America, United Kingdom, Germany
  • Duration: 107 min.
  • Language: Chinese, English

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I Lost My Body (2019)

7.60/10
526 Votes
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A story of Naoufel, a young man who is in love with Gabrielle. In another part of town, a severed hand escapes from a dissection lab, determined to find its body again.

  • Country: France, French Republic
  • Duration: 81 min.
  • Language: French

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

7.30/10
4,436 Votes
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This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they work together in the investigation, Blomkvist and Salander uncover immense corruption beyond anything they have ever imagined.

  • Country: United States of America, Norway, Sweden
  • Duration: 158 min.
  • Language: English

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25th Hour (2002)

7.40/10
1,349 Votes
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In New York City in the days following the events of 9/11, Monty Brogan is a convicted drug dealer about to start a seven-year prison sentence, and his final hours of freedom are devoted to hanging out with his closest buddies and trying to prepare his girlfriend for his extended absence.

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

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The Jungle Book (2016)

6.80/10
5,872 Votes
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A man-cub named Mowgli fostered by wolves. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan, Mowgli is forced to flee the jungle, by which he embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of the panther, Bagheera and the free-spirited bear, Baloo.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 106 min.
  • Language: English

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Come and See (1985)

8.30/10
418 Votes
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The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On returning home, Florya finds his family and fellow peasants massacred. His continued survival amidst the brutal debris of war becomes increasingly nightmarish, a battle between despair and hope.

  • Country: Belarus, Russian Federation
  • Duration: 142 min.
  • Language: German, Belarusian, Russian

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Caligula (1979)

5.40/10
321 Votes
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The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his fiendishly inventive means of disposing those who would oppose him, and more.

  • Country: Italy, United States of America
  • Duration: 156 min.
  • Language: English, Italian

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Paths of Glory (1957)

8.30/10
1,421 Votes
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A commanding officer defends three scapegoats on trial for a failed offensive that occurred within the French Army in 1916.

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

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Man on Fire (2004)

7.40/10
2,869 Votes
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Jaded ex-CIA operative John Creasy reluctantly accepts a job as the bodyguard for a 10-year-old girl in Mexico City. They clash at first, but eventually bond, and when she's kidnapped he's consumed by fury and will stop at nothing to save her life.

  • Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Duration: 146 min.
  • Language: English, Spanish

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12 Strong (2018)

5.80/10
1,606 Votes
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A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 130 min.
  • Language: English

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Clear and Present Danger (1994)

6.60/10
760 Votes
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CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.

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

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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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The Lover (1992)

6.60/10
264 Votes
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A poor French teenage girl engages in an illicit affair with a wealthy Chinese heir in 1920s Saigon. For the first time in her young life she has control, and she wields it deftly over her besotted lover throughout a series of clandestine meetings and torrid encounters.

  • Country: France, French Republic, United Kingdom, Vietnam
  • Duration: 115 min.
  • Language: English

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

7.20/10
2,731 Votes
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Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo drive a red convertible across the Mojave desert to Las Vegas with a suitcase full of drugs to cover a motorcycle race. As their consumption of drugs increases at an alarming rate, the stoned duo trash their hotel room and fear legal repercussions. Duke begins to drive back to L.A., but after an odd run-in with a cop, he returns to Sin City and continues his wild drug binge.

  • Country: United States of America
  • Duration: 118 min.
  • Language: English

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