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1973

People who added this item 922 Average listal rating (575 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8
Serpico (1973)
Genre: Biography\Drama
Runtime: 130'
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Cast:
Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Biff McGuire, Barbara Eda-Young.

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People who added this item 787 Average listal rating (518 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8
Papillon (1973)
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 150'
Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner
Cast:
Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Victor Jory, Don Gordon, Anthony Zerbe.



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1978

People who added this item 593 Average listal rating (385 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.7
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 119'
Directed by: Alan Parker
Cast:
Gigi Ballista, Paolo Bonacelli, Franco Diogene, Brad Davis, Michael Ensign, John Hurt, Bo Hopkins, Peter Heffrey, Randy Quaid, Paul Smith, Mike Kellin, Irene Miracle, Norbert Wiesser.



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-Best Screenplay Oliver Stone
-Better Soundtrack to Giorgio Moroder
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1979

People who added this item 953 Average listal rating (648 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.6
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 112'
Directed by: Don Siegel
Cast:
Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom, Jack Thibeau, Fred Ward, Paul Benjamin, Larry Hankin.

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1980

People who added this item 150 Average listal rating (89 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.1
Brubaker (1980)
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 132'
Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg
Cast:
Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Alexander, Morgan Freeman, David Harris.


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People who added this item 2033 Average listal rating (1249 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2
Raging Bull (1980)
Genre: Biography
Runtime: 128'
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Cast:
Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Cathy Moriarty, Coley Wallace, Frank Adonis.



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-Best Actor Robert De Niro
-Best Mounting Thelma Schoonmaker
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1981

People who added this item 572 Average listal rating (304 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
Christiane F. (1981)
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 124'
Directed by: Uli Edel
Cast:
Natja Brunckhorst, Thomas Haustein, Jens Kuphal, Rainer Woelk, Jan Georg Effler, Christiane Reichelt, David Bowie.

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1987

People who added this item 2166 Average listal rating (1376 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.9
Genre: Drama\Gangster
Runtime: 120'
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Cast:
Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Charles Martin Smith, Andy Garcia, Robert De Niro, Richard Bradford, Jack Kehoe, Brad Sullivan, Billy Drago, Patricia Clarkson.



OSCAR AWARD
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-Best Supporting Actor Sean Connery
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1989

People who added this item 1032 Average listal rating (668 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.2
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 144'
Directed by: Oliver Stone
Cast:
Tom Cruise, Willem Dafoe, Kyra Sedgwick, Raymond J. Barry, Tom Berenger.



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-Better Director Oliver Stone
-Best Mounting David Brenner and Joe Hutshing
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1990

People who added this item 918 Average listal rating (552 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
Awakenings (1990)
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 121'
Directed by: Penny Marshall
Cast:
Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, John Heard, Penelope Ann Miller.

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1992

People who added this item 836 Average listal rating (442 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.7
Malcolm X (1992)
Genre: Biography\Drama
Runtime: 201'
Directed by: Spike Lee
Cast:
Denzel Washington, Al Freeman jr, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Spike Lee.

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People who added this item 228 Average listal rating (124 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.6
Hoffa (1992)
Genre: Biography\Drama
Runtime: 140'
Directed by: Danny DeVito
Cast:
Armand Assante, Kevin Anderson, Angela Block, Danny De Vito, Cliff Gorman, Paul Guilfoyle, Natalja Nogulich, Jack Nicholson, Robert Prosky, John C. Reilly, Nicholas Pryor, John P. Ryan, Frank Whaley, J.T. Walsh, Karen Young.

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1993

People who added this item 5550 Average listal rating (3363 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.9
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 195'
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Cast:
Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, Jonathan Sagalle.



OSCAR AWARD
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-Best Film to Steven Spielberg, Gerald R. Molen and Branko Lustig
-Better Directed to Steven Spielberg
-Best Screenplay Steven Zaillian
-Better Photography Janusz Kaminski
-Better Scenography Allan Starski and Ewa Braun
-Best Mounting Michael Kahn
-Best Soundtrack to John Williams
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People who added this item 759 Average listal rating (449 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.1
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 133'
Directed by: Jim Sheridan
Cast:
Daniel Day-Lewis, Emma Thompson, Pete Postlethwaite, John Lynch, Corin Redgrave, Anthony Brophy, Beatie Edney, Frankie McCafferty, Mark Sheppard.

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People who added this item 466 Average listal rating (310 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.1
Alive (1993)
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 125'
Directed by: Frank Marshall
Cast:
Ethan Hawke, Vincent Spano, Josh Hamilton, Bruce Ramsay, Josh Lucas.

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1995

People who added this item 2312 Average listal rating (1528 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.2
Casino (1995)
Genre: Drama\Gangster
Runtime: 118'
Directed by: Martin Marcantonio Luciano Scorsese
Cast:
Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods, Don Rickles, Alan King, Kevin Pollak.

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People who added this item 4641 Average listal rating (3067 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.4
Braveheart (1995)
Genre: Action
Runtime: 177'
Directed by: Mel Gibson
Cast:
Mel Gibson, Sophie Marceau, Patrick McGoohan, Catherine McCormack, Brendan Gleeson.



OSCAR AWARD
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-Best Movie Mel Gibson, Alan Ladd Jr. and Bruce Davey
-Better Director Mel Gibson
-Best Photography John Toll
-Best Makeup Peter Frampton, Paul Pattison and Lois Burwell
-Best Sound editor Lon Bender and Per Hallberg
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People who added this item 2869 Average listal rating (1821 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.6
Apollo 13 (1995)
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 139'
Directed by: Ron Howard
Cast:
Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris.



OSCAR AWARD
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-Best Mounting Mike Hill and Daniel P. Hanley
-Best Sound Rick Dior, Steve Pederson, Scott Millan and David MacMillan
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People who added this item 1135 Average listal rating (628 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.3
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 102'
Directed by: Scott Kalvert
Cast:
Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio, Patrick McGaw, Mark Wahlberg, Roy Cooper.

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1997

People who added this item 8989 Average listal rating (5653 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.7
Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 194'
Directed by: James Cameron
Cast:
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates, Frances Fisher.



OSCAR AWARD
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-Best Film James Cameron and Jon Landau
-Better Director James Cameron
-Better Photography Russell Carpenter
-Better Scenography Peter Lamont and Michael Ford
-Best Costumes Deborah Lynn Scott
-Best Mounting Conrad Buff IV, James Cameron and Richard A. Harris
-Best Sound Gary Rydstrom, Tom Johnson, Gary Summers and Mark Ulano
-Best Sound editor Tom Bellfort and Christopher Boyes
-Best Special effects Robert Legato, Mark A. Lasoff, Thomas L. Fisher and Michael Kanfer
-Best Soundtrack to James Horner
-Best Song (My Heart Will Go On) by James Horner and Will Jennings
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People who added this item 1847 Average listal rating (1121 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.8
Donnie Brasco (1997)
Genre: Drama\Gangster
Runtime: 122'
Directed by: Mike Newell
Cast:
Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby, James Russo, Anne Heche, Paul Giamatti.

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People who added this item 973 Average listal rating (558 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.2
Amistad (1997)
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 155'
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Cast:
Morgan Freeman, Matthew McConaughey, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounsou, Stellan Skarsgård.

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1998

People who added this item 5750 Average listal rating (3771 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.6
Genre: Drama\War
Runtime: 163'
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Cast:
Tom Hanks, Tom Sizemore, Edward Burns, Matt Damon, Barry Pepper.



OSCAR AWARD
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-Better Directed to Steven Spielberg
-Better Photography Janusz Kaminski
-Best Mounting Michael Kahn
-Best Sound Gary Rydstrom, Gary Summers, Andy Nelson and Ron Judkins
-Best Sound editor Gary Rydstrom and Richard Hymns
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People who added this item 2026 Average listal rating (1267 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7
Patch Adams (1998)
Genre: Biography\Comedy\Drama
Runtime: 115'
Directed by: Tom Shadyac
Cast:
Robin Williams, Daniel London, Monica Potter, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bob Gunton.


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People who added this item 229 Average listal rating (148 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.5
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 112'
Directed by: Steven Zaillian
Cast:
Kathleen Quinlan, John Lithgow, Robert Duvall, John Travolta, Tony Shalhoub.

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1999

People who added this item 1712 Average listal rating (956 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 118'
Directed by: Kimberly Peirce
Cast:
Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny, Peter Sarsgaard, Brendan Sexton III, Alicia Goranson.



OSCAR AWARD
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-Best Actress Hilary Swank
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People who added this item 567 Average listal rating (367 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.6
The Hurricane (1999)
Genre: Biography\Drama\Sports
Runtime: 146'
Directed by: Norman Jewison
Cast:
Denzel Washington, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Deborah Kara Unger.

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People who added this item 1135 Average listal rating (691 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.9
The Insider (1999)
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 127'
Directed by: Michael Mann
Cast:
Al Pacino, Diane Venora, Russell Crowe, Lindsay Crouse, Christopher Plummer.

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2000

People who added this item 1233 Average listal rating (792 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.8
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 113'
Directed by: Boaz Yakin
Cast:
Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris, Ryan Hurst, Donald Faison, Ryan Gosling, Craig Kirkwood, Ethan Suplee, Kip Pardue, Hayden Panettiere.

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People who added this item 4391 Average listal rating (2984 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.7
Cast Away (2000)
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 140'
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Cast:
Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth, Paul Sanchez, Lari White.

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People who added this item 259 Average listal rating (151 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.2
Chopper (2000)
Genre: Biography\Drama
Runtime: 94'
Directed by: Andrew Dominik
Cast:
Simon Lyndon, Eric Bana, David Field, Dan Wyllie, Bill Young.



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People who added this item 1423 Average listal rating (915 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.4
Genre: Drama
Runtime:: 129'
Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen
Cast:
George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane, John C. Reilly, William Fichtner.


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2001

People who added this item 2363 Average listal rating (1382 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.6
Blow (2001)
Genre: Biography\Drama
Runtime: 125'
Directed by: Ted Demme
Cast:
Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths, Paul Reubens.

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People who added this item 4709 Average listal rating (3062 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.2
Genre: Biography\Drama
Runtime: 140'
Directed by: Ron Howard
Cast:
Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ed Harris, Paul Bettany, Christopher Plummer.



OSCAR AWARD
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-Best Film Brian Grazer and Ron Howard
-Better Director Ron Howard
-Best Actress Jennifer Connelly
-Best Screenplay at Akiva Goldsman
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People who added this item 2371 Average listal rating (1430 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.8
From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror\Thriller
Runtime: 137'
Directed by: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes
Cast:
Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Robbie Coltrane, Susan Lynch, Ian Holm.

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People who added this item 817 Average listal rating (467 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.8
Ali (2001)
Genre: Biography
Runtime: 156'
Directed by: Michael Mann
Cast:
Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles, Ron Silver.

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2002

People who added this item 5706 Average listal rating (3821 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 8.1
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 141'
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Cast:
Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken.

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People who added this item 241 Average listal rating (157 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.3
Genre: Biography\Drama
Runtime: 120'
Directed by: Denzel Washington
Cast:
Denzel Washington, Derek Luke, Salli Richardson, Viola Davis, Kevin Connolly.

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People who added this item 2407 Average listal rating (1474 ratings) 6 IMDB Rating 7
8 Mile (2002)
Genre: Biography
Runtime: 110'
Directed by: Curtis Hanson
Cast:
Eminem, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy, Mekhi Phifer, Eugene Byrd.


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2003

People who added this item 1748 Average listal rating (1023 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.3
Monster (2003)
Genre: Biography\Drama
Runtime: 110'
Directed by: Patty Jenkins
Cast:
Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern, Scott Wilson, Pruitt Taylor Vince.



OSCAR AWARD
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-Best Actress Charlize Theron
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People who added this item 236 Average listal rating (112 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9
Genre: Biography\Drama
Runtime: 98'
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Cast:
Cate Blanchett, Gerard McSorley, Ciarán Hinds, Brenda Fricker, Don Wycherley.

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People who added this item 1836 Average listal rating (1058 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.8
Thirteen (2003)
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 100'
Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke
Cast:
Evan Rachel Wood, Nikki Reed, Holly Hunter, Jeremy Sisto, Brady Corbet.

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2004

People who added this item 1587 Average listal rating (982 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.3
Downfall (2004)
Genre: Biography\Drama
Runtime: 150'
Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel
Cast:
Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Corinna Harfouch, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler.

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People who added this item 279 Average listal rating (183 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.5
Miracle (2004)
Genre: Drama\Sports
Runtime: 135'
Directed by: Gavin O’Connor
Cast:
Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Noah Emmerich, Sean McCann.

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2005

People who added this item 1302 Average listal rating (783 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 8
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 144'
Directed by: Ron Howard
Cast:
Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Connor Price, Paul Giamatti, Boyd Banks.

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People who added this item 175 Average listal rating (107 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
Crime Novel (2005)
Genre: Crime\Drama
Runtime:152'
Directed by: Michele Placido
Cast:
Stefano Accorsi, Kim Rossi Stuart, Pierfrancesco Favino, Anna Mouglalis, Gianmarco Tognazzi, Claudio Santamaria, Riccardo Scamarcio, Elio Germano, Jasmine Trinca.

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People who added this item 731 Average listal rating (449 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.2
Coach Carter (2005)
Genre: Drama\Sports
Runtime: 136'
Directed by: Thomas Carter
Cast:
Samuel L. Jackson, Rob Brown, Robert Richard, Debbi Morgan, Thierry Ashanti.

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People who added this item 163 Average listal rating (117 ratings) 5.3 IMDB Rating 5.1
Genre: Biography
Runtime:134'
Directed by: Jim Sheridan
Cast:
Terrence Howard, Joy Bryant, Bill Duke, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Omar Benson Miller.


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2006

People who added this item 648 Average listal rating (443 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.7
Fearless (2006)
Genre: Action\Biography\Drama
Runtime: 104'
Directed by: Ronny Yu
Cast:
Jet Li, Nakamura Shidou, Sun Li, Dong Yong, Shido Nakamura.

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People who added this item 2955 Average listal rating (1875 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 8
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 117'
Directed by: Gabriele Muccino
Cast:
Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith.

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