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Drama, Comedy, Action
Feel
Funny, Emotional, Gripping
Theme
Relationships, Crime, Social Issue
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English, French, Hindi
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1 Years, 2 Years, 5 Years
Based on
History, Book, Remake
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, Direction

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#1

Inception

4.3 rating from 2023 reviews
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO....
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  English, 2010, 148 min
A thief, who steals corporate secrets through the use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO....
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English, 2010, 148 min, Christopher Nolan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page
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Language: English
Release Year: 2010
Runtime: 148 min
Director: Christopher Nolan
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page
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Genre: Action, Science Fiction
Feel: Intelligent, Gripping
Theme: Philosophy, Corporate Life
Highly Rated For: Story, Screenplay
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#2

Spotlight

4.3 rating from 438 reviews
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core....
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  English, 2015, 128 min
The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core....
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English, 2015, 128 min, Tom McCarthy, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams
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Gripping, Story, Religion, Acting, Abuse, Social Issue, Script, Sensual, Drama, Emotional, Dialogue, Direction, Screenplay, Crime, Cinematography
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The true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core....
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Language: English
Release Year: 2015
Runtime: 128 min
Director: Tom McCarthy
Cast: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams
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Genre: Documentary, Drama
Feel: Gripping, Sensual
Theme: Social Issue, Abuse
Highly Rated For: Script, Acting
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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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Gripping, Music, Story, Acting, Relationships, School Life, 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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#4

The Prestige

4.3 rating from 791 reviews
After a tragic accident two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion whilst sacrificing everything they have to outwit the other....
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  English, 2006, 130 min
After a tragic accident two stage magicians engage in a battle to create the ultimate illusion whilst sacrificing everything they have to outwit the other....
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English, 2006, 130 min, Christopher Nolan, Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson
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Gripping, Story, Acting, Thriller, Mystery, Script, Intelligent, Cinematography, Direction, Science Fiction, Emotional, Crime, Screenplay, History, Relationships
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Language: English
Release Year: 2006
Runtime: 130 min
Director: Christopher Nolan
Cast: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson
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Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Feel: Gripping, Intelligent
Theme: Humanity, Relationships
Highly Rated For: Story, Acting
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#5

The Departed

4.3 rating from 1981 reviews
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston....
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  English, 2006, 151 min
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston....
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English, 2006, 151 min, Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson
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Language: English
Release Year: 2006
Runtime: 151 min
Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson
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Genre: Crime, Thriller
Feel: Gripping, Violent
Theme: Social Issue, Culture
Highly Rated For: Acting, Direction
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#6

Prisoners

4.2 rating from 637 reviews
When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts....
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  English, 2013, 153 min
When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts....
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English, 2013, 153 min, Denis Villeneuve, Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis
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Language: English
Release Year: 2013
Runtime: 153 min
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Cast: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis
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Genre: Thriller, Drama
Feel: Gripping, Disturbing
Theme: Relationships, Human Struggle
Highly Rated For: Acting, Story
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#7

Memento

4.3 rating from 1719 reviews
A man juggles searching for his wife's murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle....
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  English, 2000, 113 min
A man juggles searching for his wife's murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle....
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English, 2000, 113 min, Christopher Nolan, Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano
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Language: English
Release Year: 2000
Runtime: 113 min
Director: Christopher Nolan
Cast: Guy Pearce, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano
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Genre: Mystery, Noir
Feel: Gripping, Intelligent
Theme: Human Struggle, Rape
Highly Rated For: Story, Script
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#8

Nightcrawler

4.2 rating from 576 reviews
When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story....
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  English, 2014, 118 min
When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story....
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English, 2014, 118 min, Dan Gilroy, Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton
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Language: English
Release Year: 2014
Runtime: 118 min
Director: Dan Gilroy
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton
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Genre: Crime, Thriller
Feel: Gripping, Thought Provoking
Theme: Social Issue, Humanity
Highly Rated For: Script, Story
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#9

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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#10

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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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
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