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Michael Curtiz, John Ford, Mervyn Leroy
Cast
Amitabh Bachchan, John Wayne, Robert De Niro
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#1

Fight Club

4.3 rating from 2016 reviews
An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soapmaker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more....
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  English, 1999, 139 min
An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soapmaker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more....
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English, 1999, 139 min, David Fincher, Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf
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Philosophy, Story, Acting, Comedy, Action, Gripping, Human Struggle, Direction, Violent, Intelligent, Script, Cinematography, Emotional, Thriller, Dialogue
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An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soapmaker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more....
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Language: English
Release Year: 1999
Runtime: 139 min
Director: David Fincher
Cast: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf
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Genre: Satire, Comedy
Feel: Thought Provoking, Intelligent
Theme: Philosophy, Culture
Highly Rated For: Direction, Story
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#2

The Lives of Others

4.3 rating from 390 reviews
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives....
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  German, 2006, 137 min
In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives....
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German, 2006, 137 min, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch
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Philosophy, Story, Politics, Acting, Gripping, Emotional, History, Thriller, Drama, Script, Humanity, Music, Direction, Cinematography, Relationships
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Language: German
Release Year: 2006
Runtime: 137 min
Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Cast: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch
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Genre: History, Drama
Feel: Gripping, Thought Provoking
Theme: Politics, Humanity
Highly Rated For: Direction, Acting
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#3

The Matrix

4.3 rating from 2016 reviews
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers....
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  English, 1999, 136 min
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English, 1999, 136 min, Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski, Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss
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Language: English
Release Year: 1999
Runtime: 136 min
Director: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss
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Genre: Science Fiction, Action
Feel: Gripping, Thought Provoking
Theme: Philosophy, Humanity
Highly Rated For: Story, Acting
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#4

American History X

4.3 rating from 1094 reviews
A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did....
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  English, 1998, 119 min
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English, 1998, 119 min, Tony Kaye, Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo
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Philosophy, Story, Acting, Racism, Crime, Emotional, Gripping, Violent, School Life, Disturbing, Script, Direction, Intelligent, Cinematography, Music
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Language: English
Release Year: 1998
Runtime: 119 min
Director: Tony Kaye
Cast: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Feel: Gripping, Disturbing
Theme: Racism, Social Issue
Highly Rated For: Acting, Direction
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#5

Pan's Labyrinth

4.2 rating from 1060 reviews
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world....
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  Spanish, 2006, 118 min
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world....
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Spanish, 2006, 118 min, Guillermo del Toro, Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López
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Language: Spanish
Release Year: 2006
Runtime: 118 min
Director: Guillermo del Toro
Cast: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López
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Genre: Fantasy, Drama
Feel: Violent, Gripping
Theme: Relationships, Philosophy
Highly Rated For: Direction, Story
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#6

Downfall

4.2 rating from 524 reviews
Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII....
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  German, 2004, 156 min
Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII....
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German, 2004, 156 min, Oliver Hirschbiegel, Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes
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Language: German
Release Year: 2004
Runtime: 156 min
Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel
Cast: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes
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Genre: History, War
Feel: Gripping, Disturbing
Theme: Humanity, Human Struggle
Highly Rated For: Acting, Story
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#7

Yip Man

4.2 rating from 157 reviews
During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense....
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  Cantonese, 2008, 106 min
During the Japanese invasion of 1937, when a wealthy martial artist is forced to leave his home and work to support his family, he reluctantly agrees to train others in the art of Wing Chun for self-defense....
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Cantonese, 2008, 106 min, Wilson Yip, Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Siu-Wong Fan
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Philosophy, Action, Story, Acting, History, Choreography, War, Biography, Drama, Gripping, School Life, Music, Cinematography, Emotional, Karate
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Language: Cantonese
Release Year: 2008
Runtime: 106 min
Director: Wilson Yip
Cast: Donnie Yen, Simon Yam, Siu-Wong Fan
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Genre: Action, Biography
Feel: Patriotic, Gripping
Theme: Karate, School Life
Highly Rated For: Choreography, Story
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#8

Dag II

4.2 rating from 64 reviews
In a desolate war zone where screams of the innocent echo, on the very line between disaster and valor, 7 Maroon Berets will dance with death....
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  Turkish, 2016, 135 min
In a desolate war zone where screams of the innocent echo, on the very line between disaster and valor, 7 Maroon Berets will dance with death....
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Turkish, 2016, 135 min, Alper Caglar, Ozan Agaç, Bedii Akin, Murat Arkin
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Language: Turkish
Release Year: 2016
Runtime: 135 min
Director: Alper Caglar
Cast: Ozan Agaç, Bedii Akin, Murat Arkin
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Genre: War, Action
Feel: Emotional, Patriotic
Theme: Religion
Highly Rated For: Acting, Story
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#9

V for Vendetta

4.2 rating from 1984 reviews
In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman....
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Release Year: 2005
Runtime: 132 min
Director: James McTeigue
Cast: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves
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Genre: Action, Crime
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Theme: Politics, Terrorism
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#10

Into the Wild

4.2 rating from 742 reviews
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life....
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  English, 2007, 148 min
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life....
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English, 2007, 148 min, Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener
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Philosophy, Story, Emotional, Acting, Adventure, Music, Cinematography, Inspiring, Gripping, College Life, Hippies, Direction, Relationships, Human Struggle, Screenplay
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Language: English
Release Year: 2007
Runtime: 148 min
Director: Sean Penn
Cast: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
Feel: Inspiring, Emotional
Theme: College Life, Hippies
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