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Genre
Drama, Comedy, Crime
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
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#1

The Dark Knight

4.4 rating from 2010 reviews
When the menace known as the Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice....
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  English, 2008, 152 min
When the menace known as the Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice....
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English, 2008, 152 min, Christopher Nolan, Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart
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Social Issue, Story, Action, Acting, Crime, Superhero, Comedy, Script, Emotional, Gripping, Epic, Music, Direction, Thriller, Cinematography
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When the menace known as the Joker emerges from his mysterious past, he wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the Dark Knight must accept one of the greatest psychological and physical tests of his ability to fight injustice....
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Language: English
Release Year: 2008
Runtime: 152 min
Director: Christopher Nolan
Cast: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart
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Genre: Superhero, Crime
Feel: Gripping, Disturbing
Theme: Humanity, Corruption
Highly Rated For: Acting, Script
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#2

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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Social Issue, Story, Acting, Comedy, Action, Gripping, Human Struggle, Philosophy, Direction, Violent, Intelligent, Script, Cinematography, Emotional, Thriller
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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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#3

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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Social Issue, Music, Story, Acting, Relationships, School Life, Gripping, Inspiring, Emotional, Abuse, Script, Direction, Cinematography, Comedy, Screenplay
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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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#4

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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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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#5

The Godfather: Part II

4.3 rating from 578 reviews
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate....
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  English, 1974, 202 min
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate....
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English, 1974, 202 min, Francis Ford Coppola, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall
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Social Issue, Story, Crime, Acting, Emotional, Direction, Gripping, History, Epic, Cinematography, Script, Screenplay, Music, Human Struggle, Violent
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The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate....
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Language: English
Release Year: 1974
Runtime: 202 min
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Feel: Gripping, Emotional
Theme: Relationships, Corruption
Highly Rated For: Direction, Story
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#6

City of God

4.3 rating from 218 reviews
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer....
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  Portuguese, 2002, 130 min
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer....
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Portuguese, 2002, 130 min, Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund, Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele
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Language: Portuguese
Release Year: 2002
Runtime: 130 min
Director: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund
Cast: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele
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Genre: Crime, Documentary
Feel: Violent, Gripping
Theme: Social Issue, Poverty
Highly Rated For: Story, Cinematography
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#7

Room

4.3 rating from 398 reviews
A young boy is raised within the confines of a small shed....
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  English, 2015, 118 min
A young boy is raised within the confines of a small shed....
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English, 2015, 118 min, Lenny Abrahamson, Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers
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Language: English
Release Year: 2015
Runtime: 118 min
Director: Lenny Abrahamson
Cast: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Feel: Emotional, Gripping
Theme: Relationships, Human Struggle
Highly Rated For: Acting, Story
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#8

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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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
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#9

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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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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#10

Django Unchained

4.3 rating from 1189 reviews
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner....
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  English, 2012, 165 min
With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner....
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English, 2012, 165 min, Quentin Tarantino, Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio
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Language: English
Release Year: 2012
Runtime: 165 min
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Cast: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio
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Genre: Western, Witty
Feel: Violent, Gripping
Theme: Slavery, Social Issue
Highly Rated For: Dialogue, Acting
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