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111. Eden (2013)

Eden, a Korean-American teenager, is abducted near her New Mexico residence and coerced into a life of prostitution by a domestic human and drug trafficking organization operating just outside Las Vegas, Nevada. Over two years in captivity, Eden reluctantly ensures her survival by strategically building influence and authority within the very establishment that has held her captive. EDEN, drawing inspiration from the tragic true story of Chong Kim, explores the darkest depths of America’s underbelly in a quest for empathy and understanding.

Director: Megan Griffiths
Language: English 
Genre: Drama
Main Cast: 

  • Jamie Chung
  • Matt O’Leary
  • Beau Bridges

IMDb Rating: 6.6
Running Time: 98 minutes
Movie Trailer: Eden (2013)


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112. Electrick Children (2013)

Rachel is a boisterous adolescent from a conservative Morman household in Utah. Rachel discovers a banned cassette tape with rock music on it on her 15th birthday. Rachel had a wonderful event that she had never heard about before. Rachel reappears three months later, pregnant, and claims to have had an immaculate pregnancy due to listening to the music. Rachel’s parents prepare a marriage for her, but she flees to Las Vegas with her brother “Mr. Will” to find the man who sings on the tape, believing he has something to do with her unexplained pregnancy. They meet Clyde, a teenage rocker who defies all they’ve been taught and transforms their perspective on the world.

Director: Rebecca Thomas
Language: English
Genre: Drama
Main Cast: 

  • Julia Garner
  • Rory Culkin
  • Liam Aiken
  • Bill Sage
  • Cynthia Watros
  • Billy Zane

IMDb Rating: 6.7
Box Office: $137,126
Running Time: 96 minutes
Movie Trailer: Electrick Children (2013)

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113. Les Misérables (2013)

Stéphane, a recent transplant to Montfermeil’s underprivileged suburb, joins the local anti-crime team. Working alongside his dishonest colleagues Chris and Gwada, Stéphane fights to keep order as tensions between local gangs rise. When an arrest turns violent, the three police must deal with the fallout while keeping the neighborhood from spiraling out of control.

Director: Tom Hooper
Language: English
Genre: Drama, Musical
Main Cast: 

  • Hugh Jackman
  • Russell Crowe
  • Anne Hathaway
  • Amanda Seyfried
  • Eddie Redmayne
  • Helena Bonham Carter
  • Sacha Baron Cohen

IMDb Rating: 8.9
Box Office: $442,299,309
Running Time: 158 minutes
Movie Trailer: Les Miserables (2013)

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114. Mud (2013)

Ellis and his pal Neckbone discover a man named Mud hidden on an island in the Mississippi. Mud discusses extraordinary possibilities, such as killing a man in Texas and being pursued by vengeful bounty hunters. He claims to meet and flee with Juniper, the love of his life, who is waiting for him in town. Ellis and Neckbone agree to assist him despite their skepticism. It isn’t long until Mud’s dreams come true, and their small community is attacked by a gorgeous girl accompanied by a swarm of bounty hunters.

Director: Jeff Nichols
Language: English
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Main Cast: 

  • Matthew McConaughey
  • Tye Sheridan
  • Sam Shepard
  • Michael Shannon
  • Joe Don Baker
  • Ray McKinnon
  • Sarah Paulson
  • Paul Sparks
  • Jacob Lofland
  • Reese Witherspoon

IMDb Rating: 7.4
Box Office: $32,613,173
Running Time: 130 minutes
Movie Trailer: Mud (2013)

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115. Short Term 12 (2013)

Grace is a twenty-something supervisor at a boarding school for troubled teenagers. She is a powerful caretaker of the children in her custody and is in love with her long-term boyfriend and coworker, Mason. But Grace’s terrible background – and the unexpected future that suddenly appears – plunge her into unanticipated confusion, which is heightened by the entrance of a new intake at the facility: a bright but troubled young girl with whom Grace has a powerful connection.

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton
Language: English
Genre: Drama
Main Cast: 

  • Brie Larson
  • John Gallagher, Jr.
  • Kaitlyn Dever
  • Rami Malek
  • Lakeith Stanfield
  • Kevin Hernandez
  • Melora Walters
  • Stephanie Beatriz

IMDb Rating: 7.9
Box Office: $1,645,164
Running Time: 96 minutes
Movie Trailer: Short Term 12 (2013)

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116. Still Mine (2013)

Morrison, an 87-year-old farmer from New Brunswick, is determined to build a more navigable home on his own land for himself and his cherished wife of 61 years, Irene, who is inexorably slipping into dementia.

Director: Michael McGowan
Language: English
Genre: Romance, Drama
Main Cast: 

  • James Cromwell
  • Geneviève Bujold
  • Jonathan Potts
  • Campbell Scott
  • Julie Stewart

IMDb Rating: 7.4
Box Office: $1,552,730
Running Time: 102 minutes
Movie Trailer: Still Mine (2013)

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117. This is Martin Bonner (2013)

Martin Bonner has recently relocated to Reno from the East Coast, leaving behind two grown children and a life he has spent more than two decades creating. He recently declared bankruptcy and is now working as a volunteer assisting convicts in their passage to freedom. Martin is starting his first job in two years. Travis Holloway, a newly released prisoner in the programme who was put back into society with nothing, is likewise finding it difficult to adjust to life. Martin and Travis’ lives and stories begin to intersect as they discover they have a lot in common. When Travis breaches Martin’s confidence, their unexpected friendship is pushed to the test.

Director: Chad Hartigan
Language: English
Genre: Drama, Sport
Main Cast: 

  • Paul Eenhoorn
  • Richmond Arquette
  • Sam Buchanan
  • Robert Longstreet
  • Demetrius Grosse

IMDb Rating: 6.6
Box Office: $1,552,730
Running Time: 84 minutes
Movie Trailer: This is Martin Bonner (2013)

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118. What Maisie Knew (2013)

Susanna and Beale, an elderly rock star and a contemporary art dealer, are too self-absorbed to see their neglect and inadequacies as parents; their fight for Maisie is merely another battle in an epic conflict of personalities. As they raise the stakes by bringing in improper new partners, ex-nanny Margo and the much younger bartender Lincoln, Maisie’s shuffle from family to household becomes more ruthless, and the repercussions more unsettling. Always on the lookout, Maisie realizes that the only way out of this quagmire of adult childishness and selfish blindness is for her to carve her own path.

Director: Scott McGehee, David Siegel
Language: English
Genre: Drama
Main Cast: 

  • Julianne Moore
  • Alexander Skarsgård
  • Onata Aprile
  • Joanna Vanderham
  • Steve Coogan

IMDb Rating: 7.4
Box Office: $2,711,379
Running Time: 99 minutes
Movie Trailer: What Maisie Knew (2013)

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119. The Act of Killing (2012)

This terrifying and imaginative documentary analyzes a society where death squad leaders are lauded as heroes, asking them to replicate their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American films they admire. When the Indonesian government was ousted in 1965, Anwar Congo and his associates moved from selling cinema tickets on the underground market to organizing anti-communist killing squads in the murder of over a million people. Anwar brags about killing hundreds of people with his own hands, but he has lived in his nation with impunity ever since.

Director: Joshua Oppenheimer, Christine Cynn
Language: Indonesian
Genre: Documentary, Crime
IMDb Rating: 8.2
Box Office: $726,324
Running Time: 122 minutes
Movie Trailer: The Act of Killing (2012)

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120. Arbitrage (2012)

Robert Miller, the New York hedge-fund mogul, looks to represent the epitome of prosperity in American business and family life. But, behind the glittering walls of his house, Miller is in over his head, feverishly attempting to complete the sale of his trading business to a large bank before the full extent of his deception is revealed. Miller is juggling an affair with French art dealer Julie Cote while trying to conceal his deceit from his faithful wife Ellen and smart daughter and heir-apparent Brooke. An unforeseen bloody error compels him to juggle family, business, and crime with the help of Jimmy Grant, a figure from Miller’s past, just as he’s about to sell his struggling empire.

Director: Nicholas Jarecki
Language: English
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Main Cast: 

  • Richard Gere
  • Susan Sarandon
  • Tim Roth
  • Brit Marling
  • Laetitia Casta
  • Nate Parker

IMDb Rating: 6.6
Box Office: $35,485,056
Running Time: 107 minutes
Movie Trailer: Arbitrage (2012)

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121. The Avengers (2012)

When an unforeseen foe threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the worldwide peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in desperate need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of calamity. A audacious recruitment operation begins around the world.

Director: Joss Whedon
Language: English
Genre: Action, Superhero
Main Cast: 

  • Robert Downey Jr.
  • Chris Evans
  • Mark Ruffalo
  • Chris Hemsworth
  • Scarlett Johansson
  • Jeremy Renner
  • Tom Hiddleston
  • Clark Gregg
  • Cobie Smulders
  • Stellan Skarsgård
  • Samuel L. Jackson

IMDb Rating: 8.1
Box Office: $1,518,815,515
Running Time: 143 minutes
Movie Trailer: The Avengers (2012)

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122. Bernie (2012)

Bernie Tiede, an assistant funeral director in the tiny, rural town of Carthage, TX, was one of the town’s most beloved residents. He taught Sunday school, sang in the church choir, and was always eager to serve. Everyone admired and respected Bernie, so it was no surprise when he befriended Marjorie Nugent, an affluent widow known as much for her sour disposition as her wealth. Bernie accompanied Marjorie on many trips and even handled her banking affairs. Marjorie quickly became completely reliant on Bernie and his generosity, and Bernie battled to keep up with her growing demands. Bernie continued to handle her business, and the villagers had not seen Marjorie in months.

Director: Richard Linklater
Language: English
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Main Cast: 

  • Jack Black
  • Shirley MacLaine
  • Matthew McConaughey

IMDb Rating: 6.8
Box Office: $10,173,061
Running Time: 99 minutes
Movie Trailer: Bernie (2012)

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123. The Central Park Five (2012)

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE is the true story of five young men who were falsely convicted of raping a jogger in Central Park in 1989. It investigates how the legal system’s rush to judgment, spurred by a racially divided and crime-fearing city, resulted in false confessions and no review of the accusations as conflicting evidence came in. This left a vicious rapist on the streets and robbed five innocent children of their youth, all of whom served their full sentences. After commissioning a full re-investigation after the true rapist came forward and confessed, and admitting his office’s faults, District Attorney Robert Morgenthau agreed with the defense to request that the convictions be annulled, which Judge Charles Tejada approved immediately.

Director: Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon
Language: English
Genre: Documentary, Crime
Main Cast: 

  • Antron McCray
  • Kevin Richardson
  • Yusef Salaam
  • Raymond Santana
  • Kharey Wise

IMDb Rating: 7.7
Box Office: $325,653
Running Time: 119 minutes
Movie Trailer: The Central Park Five Official Trailer #1 (2012) – Ken Burns Documentary Movie HD

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124. The Invisible War (2012)

The Invisible War is a documentary concerning alleged sexual assaults in the United States military. In today’s Iraq and Afghanistan, a female soldier is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire. The film, which focuses on the emotive stories of several young women, attempts to create the illusion of a systemic cover-up of the atrocities committed against them and follows their efforts to reconstruct their lives and fight for justice. Interviews with high-ranking military officers and members of Congress are featured in The Invisible War.

Director: Kirby Dick
Language: English
Genre: Documentary, Drama
IMDb Rating: 7.6
Box Office: $71,968
Running Time: 97 minutes
Movie Trailer: The Invisible War Official Trailer #1 – Kirby Dick Movie (2012) HD

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125. The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

Jerome Newton, a space extraterrestrial, crashes lands on Earth in search of assistance for his drought-stricken planet. He becomes a fantastically wealthy manufacturer by acquiring patents for innovative technology. Money and its concomitant decadence, on the other hand, eventually exert a stronger gravitational pull.

Director: Nicolas Roeg
Language: English
Genre: Sci-fi
Main Cast: 

  • David Bowie
  • Rip Torn
  • Candy Clark
  • Buck Henry
  • Bernie Casey

IMDb Rating: 6.6
Box Office: $163,230
Running Time: 138 minutes
Movie Trailer: The Man Who Fell to Earth | Original Trailer | Coolidge Corner Theatre

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126. Robot and Frank (2012)

Frank, a retired cat burglar, has two grown children who are anxious that he can no longer live alone in the near future. They consider putting him in a nursing home until Frank’s son decides to go against his father’s wishes and buys Frank a walking, talking humanoid robot engineered to boost his physical and mental health. What follows is a frequently amusing and occasionally poignant narrative about discovering friends and family in unexpected places.

Director: Jake Schreier
Language: English
Genre: Comedy, Fiction, Drama
Main Cast: 

  • Frank Langella
  • Susan Sarandon
  • Peter Sarsgaard
  • James Marsden
  • Liv Tyler

IMDb Rating: 7.1
Box Office: $4,806,423
Running Time: 89 minutes
Movie Trailer: Robot and Frank Trailer (2012) – Frank Langella, Susan Sarandon Movie HD

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127. Seven Psychopaths (2012)

Marty is a poor writer who hopes to complete his script, “Seven Psychopaths.” Billy is Marty’s best friend, a jobless actor and part-time dog thief who is willing to go to any length to help Marty. All he requires is a little concentration and imagination. Billy’s accomplice is Hans. A devout Christian with a violent past. Charlie is the deranged thug whose pet puppy Billy and Hans had just taken. Charlie is unstable, incredibly vicious, and will kill anybody or anything linked with the heist without hesitation. Marty will receive all of the attention and inspiration he requires, as long as he lives to tell the tale.

Director: Martin McDonagh
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
Main Cast: 

  • Colin Farrell
  • Sam Rockwell
  • Woody Harrelson
  • Christopher Walken

IMDb Rating: $32,226,382
Running Time: 110 minutes
Movie Trailer: Seven Psychopaths Official Trailer #1 (2012) – Christopher Walken, Sam Rockwell Movie HD

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128. Side by Side (2012)

Film has been the standard format for recording moving images since the creation of cinema. Over the last two decades, a new type of digital filmmaking has arisen, ushering in a paradigm shift in the media. Keanu Reeves investigates the evolution of cinema and the impact of digital filmmaking through in-depth interviews with Hollywood luminaries such as James Cameron, David Fincher, David Lynch, Christopher Nolan, Martin Scorsese, George Lucas, Steven Soderbergh, and others.

Director: Christopher Kenneally
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
Main Cast: 

  • James Cameron
  • David Fincher
  • David Lynch
  • Robert Rodriguez
  • Martin Scorsese
  • Steven Soderbergh
  • Keanu Reeves

IMDb Rating: 7.6
Box Office: $67,054
Running Time: 98 minutes
Movie Trailer: Side By Side Official Trailer #1 (2012) Film Documentary Movie HD

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129. Eames: The Architect and the Painter (2011)

Charles and Ray Eames, a husband-and-wife design partnership, are largely recognised as America’s most prominent designers. The Eames Office is perhaps most known for their mid-century plywood and fiberglass furniture, but they also created a dizzying array of other items, including splints for wounded servicemen during WWII, photography, interiors, multi-media shows, graphics, games, films, and toys. However, their personal lives and influence on important events in American life, ranging from the emergence of modernism to the rise of the computer age, have received less attention. Eames: The Architect and the Painter, narrated by James Franco, is the first film dedicated to these creative geniuses and their work.

Director: Jason Cohn, Bill Jersey
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
Main Cast: 

  • Charles Eames
  • Ray Eames
  • James Franco
  • Jeannine Oppewall
  • Paul Schrader

IMDb Rating: 7.2
Box Office: $163,358
Running Time: 84 minutes
Movie Trailer: Eames: The Architect & The Painter – Official Trailer

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130. The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

Matthew McConaughey appears as Michael “Mick” Haller, a suave, charismatic Los Angeles criminal defence attorney who works out of the back of his Lincoln Continental car in the thriller “The Lincoln Lawyer.” After spending the majority of his career defending small, gutter-variety criminals, Mick is unexpectedly assigned the case of a lifetime: defending a wealthy Beverly Hills playboy accused of attempted murder. However, what looks to be a simple case with a large monetary pay-off quickly turns into a lethal duel between two masters of manipulation and a crisis of conscience for Haller.

Director: Brad Furman
Language: English
Genre: Thriller, Mystery
Main Cast: 

  • Matthew McConaughey
  • Marisa Tomei
  • Ryan Phillippe
  • Josh Lucas
  • John Leguizamo
  • Michael Peña
  • Frances Fisher
  • Bob Gunton
  • Bryan Cranston
  • William H. Macy

IMDb Rating: 7.3
Box Office: $86,752,352
Running Time: 118 minutes
Movie Trailer: The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) – Official Trailer #1

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131. Meek’s Cutoff (2011)

Under 1845, settlers traveling through the Oregon desert became stranded in severe conditions. 

Director: Kelly Reichardt
Language: English
Genre: Drama, Western
Main Cast: 

  • Michelle Williams
  • Paul Dano
  • Bruce Greenwood
  • Shirley Henderson
  • Neal Huff
  • Zoe Kazan
  • Tommy Nelson
  • Will Patton
  • Rod Rondeaux

IMDb Rating: 6.5
Box Office: $1,205,257
Running Time: 104 minutes
Movie Trailer: Meek’s Cutoff Official Trailer 2011 HD

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132. Neds (2011)

With his third directorial feature, NEDS, acclaimed actor/writer/director Peter Mullan returns to the rugged terrain of 1970s Glasgow. John McGill is approaching adolescence and has a bright academic future. At school, he lives in the shadow of his expelled older brother Benny’s less than spectacular reputation, which makes professors wary of his potential. His family is made up of a violent, drinking father and a repressed mother. With no support system and surrounded by bullies and NEDS, John turns to the violent life of the streets with a vengeance.

Director: Peter Mullan
Language: English
Genre: Drama, Coming-of-age
Main Cast: 

  • Craig Skilling
  • Conor McCarron
  • Martin Bell
  • Grant Wray
  • Marcus Nash
  • Linda Cuthbert
  • John Joe Hay
  • Sean Higgins
  • Steven Robertson
  • Peter Mullan

IMDb Rating: 6.9
Box Office: $2,019,939
Running Time: 125 minutes
Movie Trailer: Neds Trailer

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133. Rango (2011)

Rango is a chameleon who lives in a terrarium and is constantly trying to blend in. He is whisked away from his current American southwest surroundings and lands in Dirt, an Old West town in the center of the Mojave Desert populated by diverse desert creatures dressed like characters from Western fiction. Rango, believing himself to be a hero, establishes himself as the town’s sheriff, unaware that those who have held that position do not do well in Dirt. Rango experiences an “existential crisis,” causing him to rethink everything about himself.

Director: Gore Verbinski
Language: English
Genre: Comedy, Adventure
Main Cast: 

  • Johnny Depp
  • Isla Fisher
  • Abigail Breslin
  • Alfred Molina
  • Bill Nighy
  • Harry Dean Stanton
  • Ray Winstone
  • Timothy Olyphant

IMDb Rating: 7.2
Box Office: $245,724,603
Running Time: 107 minutes
Movie Trailer: Rango | OFFICIAL trailer US (2011)

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134. Warrior (2011)

Tommy Conlon, an ex-Marine tormented by a traumatic past, returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists his father, a recovering alcoholic and his previous instructor, to train him for an MMA tournament with the largest purse in the sport’s history. While Tommy fights his way to the title, his brother, Brendan, a former MMA fighter who can’t make ends meet as a public school teacher, returns to the amateur ring to support his family after getting suspended from his day job. Despite the passage of time, Brendan remains estranged from both Tommy and his father due to recriminations and betrayals.

Director: Gavin O’Connor
Language: English
Genre: Action, Sports, Drama
Main Cast: 

  • Joel Edgerton
  • Tom Hardy
  • Jennifer Morrison
  • Frank Grillo
  • Nick Nolte

IMDb Rating: 8.2
Box Office: $23,308,615
Running Time: 140 minutes
Movie Trailer: Warrior 2011

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135. Boy (2010) 

The year is 1984, and “Thriller” is transforming the lives of children on New Zealand’s rural East Coast. BOY is the humorous and heartwarming coming-of-age story about heroes, magic, and Michael Jackson, inspired by the Oscar-nominated Two Cars, One Night. Boy is a romantic who adores Michael Jackson. He shares a home with his brother Rocky, a band of deserted cousins, and his Nan. Boy fantasies about his father, Alamein, who he imagines as a deep sea diver, war hero, and a near relative of Michael Jackson. He’s actually “in the can for robbery.” When Alamein returns home after a seven-year absence, Boy is forced to confront the man he thought he recalled, fine-tune his own potential, and confront the man he thought he remembered.

Director: Taika Waititi
Language: English
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Main Cast: 

  • James Rolleston
  • Te Aho Eketone-Whitu
  • Taika Waititi

IMDb Rating: 7.5
Box Office: $43,551,154
Running Time: 88 minutes
Movie Trailer: BOY | Official Trailer (New Zealand Film Festival 2018)

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136. The Ghost Writer (2010)

When a successful ghostwriter, the Ghost, agrees to finish Adam Long’s memoirs, England’s former prime minister, his publisher convinces him that it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Instead, he begins to find information that shows his late predecessor was aware of a horrible secret concerning Lang and may have been murdered to keep it hidden.

Director: Roman Polanski
Language: English
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Politics
Main Cast: 

  • Ewan McGregor
  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Kim Cattrall
  • Olivia Williams
  • Tom Wilkinson
  • Timothy Hutton
  • Jon Bernthal
  • David Rintoul
  • Robert Pugh
  • Eli Wallach

IMDb Rating: 7.2
Box Office: $60,331,447
Running Time: 128 minutes
Movie Trailer: The Ghost Writer (2010 Official Trailer – Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan

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137. Racing Dreams (2010)

Racing Dreams is a 2009 American documentary film filmed by Marshall Curry that follows two boys and a girl as they compete and dream to become professional NASCAR drivers throughout a season of World Karting Association (WKA) racing.

Director: Marshall Curry
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
Main Cast: 

  • Annabeth Barnes
  • Josh Hobsen
  • Brandon Warren

IMDb Rating: 7.1
Box Office: $65,082
Running Time: 96 minutes
Movie Trailer: Racing Dreams (Official Trailer)

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138. The Tillman Story (2010)

The family of professional football star turned soldier Pat Tillman sets out to investigate and unearth the truth about their son’s death in Afghanistan in April 2004. Tillman, who was killed by friendly fire rather than the Taliban, had left a million-dollar profession to serve the United States. But, in their hunt for the truth, his family discovers more than just the facts; they uncover a terrible propagandistic military cover-up.

Director: Amir Bar-Lev
Language: English
Genre: Documentary, History
IMDb Rating: 7.8
Box Office: $802,535
Running Time: 94 minutes
Movie Trailer: The Tillman Story Trailer

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139. True Grit (2010)

In 1870s Fort Smith, Arkansas, fourteen-year-old Matte Ross’s father is killed by a guy named Tom Chaney. When Chancy flees to the surrounding Indian Territory, where he is no longer subject to local law, Matte recruits veteran federal marshal Rooster Cogburn to track him down. Matte insists on accompanying the manhunt to ensure that justice is served. Cogburn joins forces with LeBauf, a Texas Ranger on the trail of Chaney for a murder committed in Texas. Matte, Cogburn, and LeBauf set out for the Oklahoma Territory in search of justice and vengeance.

Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Language: English
Genre: Drama, Historic 
Main Cast: 

  • Jeff Bridges
  • Matt Damon
  • Josh Brolin
  • Hailee Steinfeld
  • Barry Pepper

IMDb Rating: 7.6
Box Office: $252,276,927
Running Time: 110 minutes
Movie Trailer: True Grit (2010) Trailer #1 | Movieclips Classic Trailers

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140. Waiting for Superman (2010)

Davis Guggenheim’s film analyzes the public school system in the United States and reveals the numerous ways in which education in America has failed. Rather than relying heavily on statistics and expert opinions, Guggenheim focuses on five students: Anthony, Bianca, Daisy, Emily, and Francisco, who portray their own individual struggles and triumphs within problem-plagued academic settings with no easy solutions to the myriad issues that affect them.

Director: Davis Guggenheim
Language: English
Genre: Documentary
Main Cast: 

  • Geoffrey Canada

IMDb Rating: 7.4
Box Office: $6,433,688
Running Time: 102 minutes
Movie Trailer: Waiting for Superman OFFICIAL trailer

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141. Big Fan (2009) 

Paul Aufiero (Patton Oswalt), a parking-garage worker, is a diehard New York Giants fan. He stays home with his mother (Marcia Jean Kurtz) and spends much of his spare time on sports radio espousing the virtues of his favorite football team. Paul and his best friend, Sal (Kevin Corrigan), spy Giants linebacker Quantrell Bishop in their neighborhood one night and follow him to a strip joint. Paul resolves to meet his idol, but the encounter turns out to be disastrous.

Director: Robert D. Siegel
Language: English
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Main Cast: 

  • Patton Oswalt
  • Kevin Corrigan
  • Michael Rapaport
  • Marcia Jean Kurtz

IMDb Rating: 6.7
Box Office: $234,540
Running Time: 88 minutes
Movie Trailer: BIG FAN – Trailer [HD] | Patton Oswalt | Sundance Now

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142. The House of the Devil (2009)

Samantha Hughes (Jocelin Donahue), a college student, takes a mysterious babysitting job in order to raise extra money so she may move into a new apartment. When Samantha arrives at the house, Mr. Ulman (Tom Noonan) mentions a full moon eclipse and informs her that there is no child, but Samantha would be minding his mother instead. Samantha soon realizes, after investigating the sinister-looking house, that her employers are hiding a horrific secret and intend to utilize her, dead or alive.

Director: Ti West
Language: English
Genre: Horror
Main Cast: 

  • Jocelin Donahue
  • Tom Noonan
  • Mary Woronov
  • Greta Gerwig
  • A. J. Bowen
  • Dee Wallace

IMDb Rating: 6.3
Box Office: $101,215
Running Time: 95 minutes
Movie Trailer: The House of The Devil Trailer (2009)

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143. The Messenger (2009)

An Iraq War veteran who narrowly avoided death in combat struggles with his new job at the Casualty Notification Office while he awaits his discharge. Will Montgomery has spent enough time in army hospitals, and with just three months till he returns to civilian life, he learns that his sweetheart back home has decided to go on with her life. Will is heartbroken when he learns that his latest chance for a fresh start will be training to work for the Casualty Notification Office under the supervision of senior officer Tony. Will isn’t convinced he’s the one to tell families that their loved ones aren’t coming home because he’s had a close call with death himself.

Director: Oren Moverman
Language: English
Genre: Romance, War
Main Cast: 

  • Ben Foster
  • Woody Harrelson
  • Samantha Morton
  • Jena Malone

IMDb Rating: 5.3
Box Office: $1,595,417
Running Time: 113 minutes
Movie Trailer: The Messenger – Official Theatrical Trailer – Oscilloscope Laboratories

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144. Up in the Air (2009)

A young, new coworker’s notion (Anna Kendrick) would put an end to corporate downsizer Ryan Bingham’s (George Clooney’s) continual travel, so he takes her on a trip to emphasize the need of face-to-face meetings with those they must fire. He arranges hookups with another frequent flier (Vera Farmiga) while mentoring his colleague, and his developing affections for the woman cause him to see others in a new perspective.

Director: Jason Reitman
Language: English
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Main Cast: 

  • George Clooney
  • Vera Farmiga
  • Anna Kendrick
  • Jason Bateman
  • Danny McBride
  • Melanie Lynskey
  • Amy Morton
  • Sam Elliott
  • J. K. Simmons
  • Zach Galifianakis

IMDb Rating: 7.4
Box Office: $166,842,739
Running Time: 109 minutes
Movie Trailer: Up in the Air (2009) Theatrical Trailer

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145. Dear Zachary (2008)

Dr. Andrew Bagby, 28, is discovered dead in a park in Pennsylvania in 2001. He was shot by his ex-girlfriend, who fled to Canada and was able to walk free on bail while pregnant with Andrew’s kid. Andrew’s angry parents launch a fight to reclaim custody of their son and convict his assailant. Kurt Kuenne combines this story with home movies and conversations with individuals who knew Andrew in the hopes of allowing his best friend’s son to learn more about his father.

Director: Kurt Kuenne
Language: English
Genre: Documentary, Drama
IMDb Rating: 8.5
Box Office: $18,334
Running Time: 93 minutes
Movie Trailer: Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father Official Trailer #1 Documentary (2008) HD

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