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Last updated December 11, 2023

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Rang De Basanti

2006 | NR | 4.1 out of 5 Stars

An English filmmaker turns to a group of student actors to film a docudrama about India's revolution against British rule in the 1920s. Her cast soon realizes, however, that their modern lifestyles do little to honor their forefathers' sacrifices.
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Imitation of Life

1959 | NR | 4.1 out of 5 Stars

Lora, a white widow with a daughter, and Annie, a black single mother, move in together and face a huge challenge as they try to raise their children. Annie's daughter favors her light-skinned father and comes to resent her mother's black identity.
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Battlefield America

2012 | NR | 4.1 out of 5 Stars

To fulfill his community service sentence, arrogant businessman Sean must help a group of aspiring young dancers who want to compete in an underground contest. Hoping to impress Sara, the kids' mentor, Sean hires a professional coach to train them.
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The Sapphires

2012 | NR | 4.0 out of 5 Stars

The spirit and vitality of 1960s soul music are at the core of this film about a real-life Australian aborigine singing group and their bumpy career. Three sisters and a cousin are brought together as the Sapphires by a talent scout with a plan.
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The Artist

2011 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

Winner of five Oscars, this artful black-and-white silent film follows the romance between a silent-era superstar on a downward spiral and a rising young starlet who embraces the future of cinema at the dawn of the "talkies."
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Filly Brown

2012 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

Offered a chance to be a star, a young rapper must decide whether to go for the gold or remain true to herself and the friends who've helped her. Meanwhile, her family struggles, with her mom in jail and her ex-gangbanger dad trying to go straight.
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Even the Rain

2010 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

In this provocative film-within-a-film, a director heads to Cochabamba, Bolivia, to shoot a movie about the trespasses of Christopher Columbus in the New World, only to find the locals protesting present-day exploitation of the poor.
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Honey 2

2011 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

This sequel centers on teen Maria Ramirez, who's determined to prove herself as a street dancer after a scrape with the law. Fresh out of juvie, she heads to the Bronx rec center where she was introduced to the moves of her idol, Honey Daniels.
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Beat Street

1984 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

A group of Bronx teens use their dancing, rapping and artistic skills to lift themselves out of the ghetto. Dazzling street moves are on display in this musical drama that was one of the first films to feature rap music.
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Video Girl

2011 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

In this urban drama, sweet small-town girl Lorie Walker thinks all her dreams have come true when she becomes a famous hip-hop video star -- but she soon finds herself spiraling down into a dark world of drinking and drugs.
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King of Paper Chasin'

2010 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

This gritty, urban drama goes inside the world of gangsta rap with the story of Carter Blanche (Dwayne "DL" Clark), a notorious, ambitious drug dealer who wants to go straight by entering the music business, but both his enemies and friends impede his progress. Carter's girlfriend, Thalia (Piarry Oriol), cooperates with an FBI investigation into his criminal empire, while his best friend foments a violent betrayal upon being released from prison.
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All About Eve

1950 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Writer-director Joseph L. Mankiewicz's sharp script anchors this story about New York City theater life, with Bette Davis playing an aging Broadway diva who employs a starstruck fan (Anne Baxter) as her assistant, only to learn the woman is a conniving upstart. The now-classic All About Eve won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director (Mankiewicz), Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor (George Sanders).
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Harishchandrachi Factory

2009 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Against a backdrop of burgeoning social unrest, neophyte filmmaker Dadasaheb Phalke (Nandu Madhav) makes history in 1913 as the director of India's first feature-length film, Raja Harishchandra, igniting a national passion for cinema. As India's official selection for the 2010 Oscars, Paresh Mokashi's biopic captures the early struggles of Phalke and his family, revealing what would become one of the country's most significant sources of revenue.
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8 1/2

1963 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Dog-tired movie director Guido Anselmi retreats to thoughts of yesteryear when his producers, his wife and his mistress all pressure him to start making another movie in director Federico Fellini's rumination on the joys and rigors of filmmaking.
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Rock On!!

2008 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Aditya, Joe, Kedar and Rob hoped that their rock band, Magik, would experience success, but destiny had other plans. After breaking up and establishing regular lives, the band members reunite and take another shot at fulfilling their dream.
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Hustle & Flow

2005 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Terrence Howard turns in an Oscar-nominated performance in director Craig Brewer's indie drama as DJay, a pimp with aspirations of grandeur who wants to make it as a rapper but discovers that fame isn't all it's cracked up to be.
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Shakespeare in Love

1998 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Young Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman (Gwyneth Paltrow) auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new life (and title). As their relationship progresses, Shakespeare's comedy soon transforms into tragedy. This bittersweet romance won seven Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actress.
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Get Rich or Die Tryin'

2005 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

Determined to leave his criminal days behind, inner-city drug dealer Marcus pursues the one thing that inspires him -- rap music -- but on his life-altering journey, the aspiring artist runs into tough times.
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1999 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

After their production of "Princess Ida" tanks, Arthur Sullivan (Allan Corduner) and William Gilbert (Jim Broadbent) start a cold war that threatens to end their long-lasting partnership -- but friends and associates work overtime to bring them back together. The result is their classic play "The Mikado." Mike Leigh's thoughtful musical comedy-drama garnered four Academy Award nominations and won for costume design and makeup.
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Redemption Road

2010 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

When a compulsive fear of performing threatens to derail his career, white bluesman Jefferson Bailey sets off on a life-changing drive from Austin, Texas, to Huntsville, Ala., accompanied by a kindly African American stranger.
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Rough Cut

2008 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

In this blood-and-guts Korean action drama, a film-within-the-film threatens to become more real -- and more deadly -- than the life of its bad-boy star (Su-hyeon Hong) when he hires a real gangster to take on an important role. Desperate to avoid scandal and career suicide after beating a fellow actor half to death, spoiled superstar Su-Tae gets more than he bargained for from the performer's lethally stoic replacement, Gang-Pae (Ji-seob So).
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Aaja Nachle

2007 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Theater actress Diya contemplates life and creativity with her director (and onetime lover) and a younger actress in this joyous musical from India. Meanwhile, Diya tries to brighten the lives of the people in her small town through dance and song.
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Mommie Dearest

1981 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Based on Christina Crawford's scandalous tell-all memoir, Mommie Dearest paints a portrait of a Joan Crawford the public never knew. The film portrays Crawford as a wicked, abusive mother who lives as though she's perpetually onscreen.
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The Turning Point

1977 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Shirley MacLaine stars as DeeDee, a former classical ballerina who cut short her rise to fame when she decided to settle down and raise children. When her daughter shows promise as a ballerina, DeeDee is forced to confront her past choices.
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The Doors

1991 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Director Oliver Stone's sex-and-drug-soaked biopic chronicles Jim Morrison's rise from obscurity to the pinnacle of fame as the lead singer for the Doors, culminating in his tragic final days in Paris.
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