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1. MLK/FBI (2020)

TV-PG | 1 hr 44 min | Documentary

Rated on 22 Jan 2021

Based on newly declassified files, Sam Pollard's resonant film explores the US government's surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Director: Sam Pollard | Stars: David Garrow, Clarence B. Jones, Charles Knox, Donna Murch

Votes: 282

2. Archive (2020)

TV-MA | 1 hr 49 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Rated on 17 Jan 2021

2038: George Almore is working on a true human-equivalent AI. His latest prototype is almost ready. This sensitive phase is also the riskiest. Especially as he has a goal that must be hidden at all costs: being reunited with his dead wife.

Director: Gavin Rothery | Stars: Theo James, Stacy Martin, Rhona Mitra, Peter Ferdinando

Votes: 11,384

3. Six Minutes to Midnight (2020)

PG-13 | 1 hr 39 min | Drama, Thriller

Rated on 16 Jan 2021

UK, Aug. 15, 1939: 17 days before WWII, an English teacher and his camera disappear on a coastal boarding school with 20 German teen girls. Miller gets the job 6 days later, secretly trying to find out what happened.

Director: Andy Goddard | Stars: Judi Dench, James D'Arcy, Jim Broadbent, Eddie Izzard

Votes: 329

4. Run Hide Fight (2020)

1 hr 49 min | Action, Thriller

Rated on 16 Jan 2021

17-year-old Zoe Hull uses her wits, survival skills, and compassion to fight for her life, and those of her fellow classmates, against a group of live-streaming school shooters.

Director: Kyle Rankin | Stars: Isabel May, Radha Mitchell, Thomas Jane, Eli Brown

Votes: 7,283

5. Sound of Metal (2019)

R | 2 hr | Drama, Music

Rated on 15 Jan 2021

A heavy-metal drummer's life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing.

Director: Darius Marder | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci, Lauren Ridloff

Votes: 24,335

6. Outside the Wire (2021)

R | 1 hr 54 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Rated on 15 Jan 2021

In the near future, a drone pilot sent into a war zone finds himself paired with a top-secret android officer on a mission to stop a nuclear attack.

Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: Anthony Mackie, Damson Idris, Enzo Cilenti, Emily Beecham

Votes: 18,347

7. News of the World (2020)

PG-13 | 1 hr 58 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Rated on 14 Jan 2021

A Civil War veteran agrees to deliver a girl, taken by the Kiowa people years ago, to her aunt and uncle, against her will. They travel hundreds of miles and face grave dangers as they search for a place that either can call home.

Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel, Tom Astor, Travis Johnson

Votes: 9,038

8. The Dissident (2020)

PG-13 | 1 hr 59 min | Documentary, Crime, Thriller

Rated on 13 Jan 2021

When Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappears in Istanbul, his fiancée and dissidents around the world piece together the clues to a murder and expose a global cover up.

Director: Bryan Fogel | Stars: Omar Abdulaziz, Fahrettin Altun, John O. Brennan, Hatice Cengiz

Votes: 9,588

9. Synchronic (2019)

R | 1 hr 42 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

Rated on 12 Jan 2021

Two New Orleans paramedics' lives are ripped apart after they encounter a series of horrific deaths linked to a designer drug with bizarre, otherworldly effects.

Directors: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead | Stars: Anthony Mackie, Jamie Dornan, Katie Aselton, Ally Ioannides

Votes: 5,534

10. The Vigil (2019)

PG-13 | 1 hr 29 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 10 Jan 2021

A man providing overnight watch to a deceased member of his former Orthodox Jewish community finds himself opposite a malevolent entity, in writer-director Keith Thomas' electrifying feature debut.

Director: Keith Thomas | Stars: Dave Davis, Menashe Lustig, Malky Goldman, Lynn Cohen

Votes: 1,990

11. Maudie (2016)

PG-13 | 1 hr 55 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

Rated on 10 Jan 2021

An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.

Director: Aisling Walsh | Stars: Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Zachary Bennett, Gabrielle Rose

Votes: 16,348

12. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

PG-13 | 1 hr 47 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

Rated on 09 Jan 2021

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman

Votes: 286,085

13. Fatale (II) (2020)

R | 1 hr 42 min | Thriller

Rated on 08 Jan 2021

After a one-night stand, a successful married man finds himself entangled in a cunning police detective's latest investigation.

Director: Deon Taylor | Stars: Hilary Swank, Michael Ealy, Mike Colter, Damaris Lewis

Votes: 2,097

14. Pieces of a Woman (2020)

R | 2 hr 6 min | Drama

Rated on 07 Jan 2021

When a young mother's home birth ends in unfathomable tragedy, she begins a year-long odyssey of mourning that fractures relationships with loved ones in this deeply personal story of a woman learning to live alongside her loss.

Director: Kornél Mundruczó | Stars: Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf, Ellen Burstyn, Iliza Shlesinger

Votes: 17,735

15. Anand (1971)

Not Rated | 2 hr 2 min | Drama, Musical

Rated on 06 Jan 2021

The story of a terminally ill man who wishes to live life to the fullest before the inevitable occurs, as told by his best friend.

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee | Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo

Votes: 30,151

16. Promising Young Woman (2020)

R | 1 hr 53 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Rated on 05 Jan 2021

A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.

Director: Emerald Fennell | Stars: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie, Clancy Brown

Votes: 17,822

17. Vikram Vedha (2017)

Not Rated | 2 hr 27 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Rated on 03 Jan 2021

Vikram, a no-nonsense police officer, accompanied by Simon, his partner, is on the hunt to capture Vedha, a smuggler and a murderer. Vedha tries to change Vikram's life, which leads to a conflict.

Directors: Gayatri, Pushkar | Stars: Madhavan, Vijay Sethupathi, Shraddha Srinath, Kathir

Votes: 28,220

18. The Planters (2019)

Not Rated | 1 hr 18 min | Comedy

Rated on 02 Jan 2021

Awkward telemarketer Martha Plant lives a lonely existence burying treasure and eating split pea soup. When she takes in a vagrant with multiple personalities, she discovers having three friends in one may be more than she can handle.

Directors: Alexandra Kotcheff, Hannah Leder | Stars: Alexandra Kotcheff, Hannah Leder, Phil Parolisi, Pepe Serna

Votes: 216

19. Pixie (2020)

R | 1 hr 33 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Rated on 01 Jan 2021

To avenge her mother's death, Pixie masterminds a heist but must flee across Ireland from gangsters, take on the patriarchy, and choose her own destiny.

Director: Barnaby Thompson | Stars: Olivia Cooke, Fra Fee, Rory Fleck Byrne, Pat Shortt

Votes: 1,085

20. Nomadland (2020)

R | 1 hr 48 min | Drama

Rated on 31 Dec 2020

After losing everything in the Great Recession, a woman embarks on a journey through the American West, living as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad.

Director: Chloé Zhao | Stars: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May, Gay DeForest

Votes: 8,889

21. Happy Feet (2006)

PG | 1 hr 48 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Rated on 31 Dec 2020

Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!

Directors: George Miller, Warren Coleman, Judy Morris | Stars: Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Robin Williams

Votes: 169,891

22. Dreamgirls (2006)

PG-13 | 2 hr 10 min | Drama, Music, Musical

Rated on 31 Dec 2020

A trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, Danny Glover

Votes: 68,758

23. The Blind Side (2009)

PG-13 | 2 hr 9 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

Rated on 30 Dec 2020

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All-American football player and first-round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

Director: John Lee Hancock | Stars: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Jae Head

Votes: 292,772

24. Black Bear (I) (2020)

R | 1 hr 44 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 30 Dec 2020

A filmmaker at a creative impasse seeks solace from her tumultuous past at a rural retreat, only to find that the woods summon her inner demons in intense and surprising ways.

Director: Lawrence Michael Levine | Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Christopher Abbott, Sarah Gadon, Paola Lázaro

Votes: 4,518

25. Ray (I) (2004)

PG-13 | 2 hr 32 min | Biography, Drama, Music

Rated on 29 Dec 2020

The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Regina King, Kerry Washington, Clifton Powell

Votes: 138,220

26. Collective (2019)

Not Rated | 1 hr 49 min | Documentary

Rated on 29 Dec 2020

Director Alexander Nanau follows a crack team of investigators at the Romanian newspaper Gazeta Sporturilor as they try to uncover a vast health-care fraud that enriched moguls and politicians and led to the deaths of innocent citizens.

Director: Alexander Nanau | Stars: Razvan Lutac, Mirela Neag, Catalin Tolontan, Tedy Ursuleanu

Votes: 2,785

27. Becket (1964)

PG-13 | 2 hr 28 min | Biography, Drama, History

Rated on 28 Dec 2020

King Henry II of England comes to terms with his affection for his close friend and confidant Thomas Becket, who finds his true honor by observing God's divine will rather than the King's.

Director: Peter Glenville | Stars: Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud, Gino Cervi

Votes: 13,596

28. Michael Clayton (2007)

R | 1 hr 59 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Rated on 28 Dec 2020

A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit.

Director: Tony Gilroy | Stars: George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson, Michael O'Keefe

Votes: 156,318

29. I'm No Longer Here (2019)

TV-MA | 1 hr 52 min | Drama

Rated on 27 Dec 2020

In Monterrey, Mexico, a young street gang spends their days dancing to slowed-down cumbia and attending parties. After a mix-up with a local cartel, their leader is forced to migrate to the U.S. but quickly longs to return home.

Director: Fernando Frias | Stars: Daniel Garcia, Xueming Angelina Chen, Sophia Metcalf, Coral Puente

Votes: 4,937

30. Death to 2020 (2020 TV Special)

TV-MA | 1 hr 10 min | Comedy

Rated on 27 Dec 2020

Take a look back at the mad glory of the year 2020 in this comedic retrospective.

Directors: Al Campbell, Alice Mathias | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Hugh Grant, Lisa Kudrow, Kumail Nanjiani

Votes: 28,988

31. Mogul Mowgli (2020)

1 hr 30 min | Drama

Rated on 26 Dec 2020

A British Pakistani rapper is on the cusp of his first world tour, but is struck down by an illness that threatens to derail his big break.

Director: Bassam Tariq | Stars: Riz Ahmed, Anjana Vasan, Aiysha Hart, Nabhaan Rizwan

Votes: 818

32. Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

PG-13 | 2 hr 31 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Rated on 26 Dec 2020

Diana must contend with a work colleague and businessman, whose desire for extreme wealth sends the world down a path of destruction, after an ancient artifact that grants wishes goes missing.

Director: Patty Jenkins | Stars: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig, Pedro Pascal

Votes: 142,007

33. Soul (2020)

PG | 1 hr 40 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Rated on 25 Dec 2020

After landing the gig of a lifetime, a New York jazz pianist suddenly finds himself trapped in a strange land between Earth and the afterlife.

Directors: Pete Docter, Kemp Powers | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton, Rachel House

Votes: 147,129

34. Forrest Gump (1994)

PG-13 | 2 hr 22 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 25 Dec 2020

The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the events of Vietnam, Watergate and other historical events unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75, whose only desire is to be reunited with his childhood sweetheart.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Votes: 1,805,943

35. The Midnight Sky (2020)

PG-13 | 1 hr 58 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Rated on 23 Dec 2020

This post-apocalyptic tale follows Augustine, a lonely scientist in the Arctic, as he races to stop Sully and her fellow astronauts from returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: George Clooney, Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Caoilinn Springall

Votes: 60,450

36. Another Round (2020)

Not Rated | 1 hr 57 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 22 Dec 2020

Four friends, all high school teachers, test a theory that they will improve their lives by maintaining a constant level of alcohol in their blood.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Magnus Millang, Lars Ranthe

Votes: 30,863

37. Run (I) (2020)

PG-13 | 1 hr 30 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 20 Dec 2020

A homeschooled teenager begins to suspect her mother is keeping a dark secret from her.

Director: Aneesh Chaganty | Stars: Sarah Paulson, Kiera Allen, Sara Sohn, Pat Healy

Votes: 24,580

38. Kajillionaire (2020)

R | 1 hr 44 min | Crime, Drama

Rated on 19 Dec 2020

A woman's life is turned upside down when her criminal parents invite an outsider to join them on a major heist they're planning.

Director: Miranda July | Stars: Richard Jenkins, Debra Winger, Evan Rachel Wood, Patricia Belcher

Votes: 7,437

39. The Aviator (2004)

PG-13 | 2 hr 50 min | Biography, Drama

Rated on 14 Dec 2020

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary Director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid 1940s.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly

Votes: 333,953

40. Crazy Heart (2009)

R | 1 hr 52 min | Drama, Music, Romance

Rated on 13 Dec 2020

A faded country music musician is forced to reassess his dysfunctional life during a doomed romance that also inspires him.

Director: Scott Cooper | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Colin Farrell, James Keane

Votes: 84,024

41. Wolfwalkers (2020)

PG | 1 hr 43 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Rated on 12 Dec 2020

A young apprentice hunter and her father journey to Ireland to help wipe out the last wolf pack. But everything changes when she befriends a free-spirited girl from a mysterious tribe rumored to transform into wolves by night.

Directors: Tomm Moore, Ross Stewart | Stars: Honor Kneafsey, Eva Whittaker, Sean Bean, Simon McBurney

Votes: 10,440

42. Deerskin (2019)

1 hr 17 min | Comedy, Horror

Rated on 11 Dec 2020

A man's obsession with his designer deerskin jacket causes him to blow his life savings and turn to crime.

Director: Quentin Dupieux | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Adèle Haenel, Albert Delpy, Coralie Russier

Votes: 6,220

43. Savage (II) (2019)

1 hr 40 min | Crime, Drama

Rated on 11 Dec 2020

Inspired by the true stories of New Zealand's street gangs across 30 years, SAVAGE follows DANNY at three defining moments in his life as he grows from a boy into the violent enforcer of a gang.

Director: Sam Kelly | Stars: Jake Ryan, John Tui, Chelsie Preston Crayford, Seth Flynn

Votes: 969

44. Rialto (2019)

1 hr 30 min | Drama

Rated on 11 Dec 2020

Colm, mid-40s has a comfortable life: a managerial job in Dublin's docks, two teenage children, and a kind, loyal wife in Claire. After the death of his father, a destructive figure, Colm's emotional life cracks open, and his downward spiral continues when he is made redundant. Drinking heavily and unable to confide in Claire, Colm finds himself drawn to Jay, a 19-year-old who dabbles in ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Mackie Burns | Stars: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Tom Glynn-Carney, Monica Dolan, Sophie Jo Wasson

Votes: 437

45. The Queen (2006)

PG-13 | 1 hr 43 min | Biography, Drama, History

Rated on 10 Dec 2020

After the death of Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II struggles with her reaction to a sequence of events nobody could have predicted.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen, James Cromwell, Alex Jennings

Votes: 104,167

46. The Constant Gardener (2005)

R | 2 hr 9 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Rated on 10 Dec 2020

A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption.

Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston, Hubert Koundé

Votes: 132,126

47. Mank (2020)

R | 2 hr 11 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama