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Genre
Drama, Comedy, Action
Feel
Emotional, Funny, Gripping
Theme
Relationships, Crime, Social Issue
Language
English, French, Hindi
Released in
1 Years, 2 Years, 5 Years
Based on
History, Book, True Story
Recommended for
Adults, Elderly, Kids
Director
Michael Curtiz, John Ford, Mervyn Leroy
Cast
Amitabh Bachchan, John Wayne, Robert De Niro
Highly Rated for
Story, Acting, Music

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#1

Whiplash

4.3 rating from 834 reviews
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential....
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  English, 2014, 107 min
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential....
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English, 2014, 107 min, Damien Chazelle, Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist
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School Life, Music, Story, Acting, Relationships, Gripping, Inspiring, Emotional, Abuse, Script, Direction, Cinematography, Comedy, Screenplay, Action
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Language: English
Release Year: 2014
Runtime: 107 min
Director: Damien Chazelle
Cast: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Feel: Inspiring, Gripping
Theme: Abuse, School Life
Highly Rated For: Music, Acting
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#2

Jagten

4.3 rating from 273 reviews
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie....
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  Danish, 2012, 115 min
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie....
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Danish, 2012, 115 min, Thomas Vinterberg, Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp
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School Life, Story, Acting, Emotional, Abuse, Relationships, Gripping, Disturbing, Social Issue, Sensual, Script, Direction, Cinematography, Human Struggle, Action
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Language: Danish
Release Year: 2012
Runtime: 115 min
Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp
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Genre: Drama, Crime
Feel: Gripping, Emotional
Theme: Abuse, Social Issue
Highly Rated For: Acting, Script
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#3

Warrior

4.3 rating from 475 reviews
The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother....
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  English, 2011, 140 min
The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother....
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English, 2011, 140 min, Gavin O'Connor, Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton
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School Life, Story, Action, Acting, Emotional, Sports, Human Struggle, Gripping, Relationships, Boxing, Inspiring, Script, War, Music, Direction
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Language: English
Release Year: 2011
Runtime: 140 min
Director: Gavin O'Connor
Cast: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton
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Genre: Drama, Sports
Feel: Emotional, Gripping
Theme: Relationships, Human Struggle
Highly Rated For: Acting, Story
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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
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, Tony Kaye, Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo
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School Life, Story, Acting, Racism, Crime, Emotional, Gripping, Violent, Disturbing, Script, Direction, Intelligent, Cinematography, Music, History
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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

3 Idiots

4.3 rating from 367 reviews
Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots"....
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  Hindi, 2009, 170 min
Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots"....
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Hindi, 2009, 170 min, Rajkumar Hirani, Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh
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School Life, Comedy, Story, College Life, Acting, Emotional, Music, Direction, Script, Inspiring, Relationships, Screenplay, Cinematography, Gripping, Dialogue
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Language: Hindi
Release Year: 2009
Runtime: 170 min
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Cast: Aamir Khan, Madhavan, Mona Singh
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Feel: Emotional, Funny
Theme: College Life, Relationships
Highly Rated For: Direction, Acting
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#6

Back to the Future

4.3 rating from 704 reviews
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown....
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  English, 1985, 116 min
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown....
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English, 1985, 116 min, Robert Zemeckis, Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson
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Language: English
Release Year: 1985
Runtime: 116 min
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson
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Genre: Drama, Science Fiction
Feel: Funny, Feel Good
Theme: Relationships, School Life
Highly Rated For: Script, Story
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#7

The Imitation Game

4.3 rating from 629 reviews
During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians....
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  English, 2014, 114 min
During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians....
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English, 2014, 114 min, Morten Tyldum, Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode
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School Life, Story, War, History, Acting, Emotional, Human Struggle, Gripping, Biography, Social Issue, Script, Relationships, Politics, Screenplay, Crime
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Language: English
Release Year: 2014
Runtime: 114 min
Director: Morten Tyldum
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode
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Genre: History, Biography
Feel: Gripping, Intelligent
Theme: Human Struggle, Social Issue
Highly Rated For: Script, Screenplay
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#8

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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School Life, Action, Story, Acting, History, Choreography, War, Biography, Drama, Gripping, Music, Cinematography, Emotional, Karate, Patriotic
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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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#9

Donnie Darko

4.2 rating from 1367 reviews
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident....
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  English, 2001, 113 min
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident....
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English, 2001, 113 min, Richard Kelly, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell
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Language: English
Release Year: 2001
Runtime: 113 min
Director: Richard Kelly
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jena Malone, Mary McDonnell
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Genre: Science Fiction, Satire
Feel: Thought Provoking, Gripping
Theme: School Life, Philosophy
Highly Rated For: Story, Acting
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#10

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

4.2 rating from 473 reviews
An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world....
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  English, 2012, 102 min
An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world....
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English, 2012, 102 min, Stephen Chbosky, Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller
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Language: English
Release Year: 2012
Runtime: 102 min
Director: Stephen Chbosky
Cast: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Feel: Emotional, Gripping
Theme: School Life, Abuse
Highly Rated For: Script, Story
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