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1. Good Will Hunting (1997)

R | 126 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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70 Metascore

Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 780,943 | Gross: $138.43M

2. Entourage (2004–2011)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.

Stars: Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara

Votes: 153,049

3. Kids (1995)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama

7.1
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63 Metascore

A day in the life of a group of teens as they travel around New York City skating, drinking, smoking and deflowering virgins.

Director: Larry Clark | Stars: Leo Fitzpatrick, Justin Pierce, Chloë Sevigny, Sarah Henderson

Votes: 68,617 | Gross: $7.42M

4. Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)

R | 114 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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67 Metascore

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara, Jack Black

Votes: 15,627 | Gross: $1.44M

5. I'm Still Here (I) (2010)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.2
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48 Metascore

Documents Joaquin Phoenix's transition from the acting world to a career as an aspiring rapper.

Director: Casey Affleck | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Antony Langdon, Carey Perloff, Larry McHale

Votes: 18,857 | Gross: $0.41M

6. My Own Private Idaho (1991)

R | 104 min | Drama

7.1
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77 Metascore

Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert

Votes: 45,463 | Gross: $6.40M

7. To Die For (1995)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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86 Metascore

A beautiful but naïve aspiring television personality films a documentary on teenagers with a darker ulterior motive.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Matt Dillon, Joaquin Phoenix, Casey Affleck

Votes: 40,546 | Gross: $21.28M

8. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)

R | 104 min | Comedy

6.8
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51 Metascore

The comic "Bluntman and Chronic" is based on real-life stoners Jay and Silent Bob, so when they get no profit from a big-screen adaptation, they set out to wreck the movie.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Ben Affleck, Jeff Anderson

Votes: 142,387 | Gross: $30.06M

9. Portlandia (2011–2018)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

7.8
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A sketch-comedy series that parodies life in Portland, Oregon.

Stars: Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Kyle MacLachlan, Sam Adams

Votes: 16,771

10. Psycho (1998)

R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.6
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47 Metascore

A young female embezzler arrives at the Bates Motel, which has terrible secrets of its own.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche, Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen

Votes: 43,430 | Gross: $21.46M

11. Shortbus (2006)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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64 Metascore

A group of New Yorkers caught up in their romantic-sexual milieu converge at an underground salon infamous for its blend of art, music, politics, and carnality.

Director: John Cameron Mitchell | Stars: Sook-Yin Lee, Peter Stickles, PJ DeBoy, Paul Dawson

Votes: 30,634 | Gross: $1.99M

12. Milk (I) (2008)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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84 Metascore

The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna

Votes: 157,158 | Gross: $31.84M

13. I'm Not There (2007)

R | 135 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.9
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73 Metascore

Ruminations on the life of Bob Dylan, where six characters embody a different aspect of the musician's life and work.

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Heath Ledger, Ben Whishaw

Votes: 54,391 | Gross: $4.02M

14. JT LeRoy (2018)

R | 108 min | Biography, Drama

5.5
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55 Metascore

A young woman named Savannah Knoop spends six years pretending to be the celebrated author JT LeRoy, the made-up literary persona of her sister-in-law.

Director: Justin Kelly | Stars: Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern, Jim Sturgess, Diane Kruger

Votes: 924

15. The Sea of Trees (2015)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.1
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23 Metascore

A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji and the two search for a way out.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Naomi Watts, Ken Watanabe, Ryoko Seta

Votes: 11,793 | Gross: $0.02M

16. Elephant (2003)

R | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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70 Metascore

Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Elias McConnell, Alex Frost, Eric Deulen, John Robinson

Votes: 81,292 | Gross: $1.23M

17. Paris, je t'aime (2006)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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66 Metascore

Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.

Directors: Olivier Assayas, Frédéric Auburtin, Emmanuel Benbihy, Gurinder Chadha, Sylvain Chomet, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Isabel Coixet, Wes Craven, Alfonso Cuarón, Gérard Depardieu, Christopher Doyle, Richard LaGravenese, Vincenzo Natali, Alexander Payne, Bruno Podalydès, Walter Salles, Oliver Schmitz, Nobuhiro Suwa, Daniela Thomas, Tom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Leonor Watling, Ludivine Sagnier, Fanny Ardant

Votes: 68,344 | Gross: $4.86M

18. Night Moves (2013)

R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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75 Metascore

Three radical environmentalists look to execute the protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.

Director: Kelly Reichardt | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Dakota Fanning, Peter Sarsgaard, Alia Shawkat

Votes: 13,081 | Gross: $0.25M

19. The Canyons (2013)

R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller

3.8
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36 Metascore

When Christian, an LA trust-fund kid with casual ties to Hollywood, learns of a secret affair between Tara and the lead of his film project, Ryan, he spirals out of control, and his cruel mind games escalate into an act of bloody violence.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, James Deen, Nolan Gerard Funk, Amanda Brooks

Votes: 9,938 | Gross: $0.05M

20. Junebug (2005)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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80 Metascore

A dealer in "outsider" art travels from Chicago to North Carolina to meet her new in-laws, challenging the equilibrium of this middle class Southern home.

Director: Phil Morrison | Stars: Embeth Davidtz, Alessandro Nivola, David Kuhn, Alicia Van Couvering

Votes: 21,387 | Gross: $2.68M

21. Boss (2011–2012)

TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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Mayor Tom Kane, diagnosed with a dementia disorder, struggles to keep his grip on power in Chicago.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Connie Nielsen, Hannah Ware, Jeff Hephner

Votes: 16,543

22. Drugstore Cowboy (1989)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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82 Metascore

A pharmacy-robbing dope fiend and his crew pop pills and evade the law.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Matt Dillon, Kelly Lynch, James Le Gros, Heather Graham

Votes: 30,037 | Gross: $4.73M

23. Finding Forrester (2000)

PG-13 | 136 min | Drama

7.3
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62 Metascore

A young writing prodigy finds a mentor in a reclusive author.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Sean Connery, Rob Brown, F. Murray Abraham, Anna Paquin

Votes: 79,496 | Gross: $66.40M

24. Certain Women (2016)

R | 107 min | Drama

6.3
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82 Metascore

The lives of three women intersect in small-town America, where each is imperfectly blazing a trail.

Director: Kelly Reichardt | Stars: Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern, James Le Gros

Votes: 10,550 | Gross: $1.03M

25. Promised Land (2012)

R | 106 min | Drama

6.6
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55 Metascore

A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Matt Damon, Frances McDormand, John Krasinski, Hal Holbrook

Votes: 34,891 | Gross: $7.60M

26. Laurence Anyways (2012)

Not Rated | 168 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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73 Metascore

A drama that charts ten years in a transgender woman's relationship with her lover.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Melvil Poupaud, Emmanuel Schwartz, Suzanne Clément, Nathalie Baye

Votes: 15,831

27. Last Days (2005)

R | 97 min | Drama, Music

5.8
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67 Metascore

A Seattle musician's life and career are reminiscent to those of Kurt Cobain.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Michael Pitt, Lukas Haas, Asia Argento, Scott Patrick Green

Votes: 20,869 | Gross: $0.45M

28. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.4
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28 Metascore

Sissy Hankshaw (Uma Thurman) is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the U.S. from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising, and her New York agent, "the ... See full summary »

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco, Pat Morita, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 6,791 | Gross: $1.71M

29. I Am Michael (2015)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.6
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56 Metascore

Based on the fascinating true-life story of Michael Glatze, a gay activist who becomes a Christian pastor after identifying as a heterosexual.

Director: Justin Kelly | Stars: James Franco, Zachary Quinto, Emma Roberts, Charlie Carver

Votes: 4,326

30. When We Rise (2017)

TV-14 | 85 min | Drama

7.2
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A chronicled re-telling of the gay rights movement in the United States, beginning with the Stonewall riots in 1969.

Stars: Rachel Griffiths, Austin P. McKenzie, Mary-Louise Parker, Emily Skeggs

Votes: 2,735

31. Gerry (2002)

R | 103 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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54 Metascore

A friendship between two young men is tested when they go for a hike in a desert and forget to bring any water or food with them.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Casey Affleck, Matt Damon

Votes: 16,914 | Gross: $0.24M

33. Virginia (2010)

R | 111 min | Drama

5.4
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33 Metascore

A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.

Director: Dustin Lance Black | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Ed Harris, Harrison Gilbertson, Amy Madigan

Votes: 1,847 | Gross: $0.01M

34. Paranoid Park (2007)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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83 Metascore

A teenage skateboarder's life begins to fray after he is involved in the accidental death of a security guard.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Gabe Nevins, Daniel Liu, Taylor Momsen, Jake Miller

Votes: 27,861 | Gross: $0.49M

35. Friday's Child (2018)

PG-13 | 91 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Fresh out of foster care at age 18, a young drifter turns to petty crime to survive, and discovers an impossible love in an unlikely friend.

Director: A.J. Edwards | Stars: Tye Sheridan, Imogen Poots, Caleb Landry Jones, Jeffrey Wright

Votes: 164

36. Undertow (2004)

R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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63 Metascore

Following the death of his wife Audrey, John Munn moves with his two sons, mid-teen Chris Munn and adolescent Tim Munn, to a pig farm in rural Drees County, Georgia, where they lead a ... See full summary »

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Jamie Bell, Josh Lucas, Dermot Mulroney, Devon Alan

Votes: 8,058 | Gross: $0.02M

37. Restless (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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47 Metascore

The story of a terminally ill teenage girl who falls for a boy who likes to attend funerals and their encounters with the ghost of a Japanese kamikaze pilot from WWII.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Henry Hopper, Ryo Kase, Schuyler Fisk

Votes: 16,841 | Gross: $0.16M

38. Howl (2010)

R | 84 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.7
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63 Metascore

As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: James Franco, Todd Rotondi, Jon Prescott, Aaron Tveit

Votes: 12,162 | Gross: $0.62M

39. El camino (III) (2008)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama

5.9
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Elliot, 31, a product of the Washington D.C. foster care system, has spent most of his life moving from place to place. When he is contacted by Matthew, a childhood friend from "the system"... See full summary »

Director: Erik S. Weigel | Stars: Leo Fitzpatrick, Elisabeth Moss, Christopher Denham, Wes Studi

Votes: 106

40. The Greatest Event in Television History (2012– )

TV-14 | 11 min | Comedy

7.9
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Adam Scott is determined to make the greatest event in television history by remaking the opening sequences of TV shows.

Stars: Amanda Anka, Jeff Probst, Jon Schroeder, Adam Scott

Votes: 608

41. 8 (2008)

100 min | Drama

5.9
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8 shorts centered around 8 themes directed by 8 famous film directors involved and sharing their opinion on progress, on the set-backs and the challenges our planet faces today.

Directors: Jane Campion, Gael García Bernal, Jan Kounen, Mira Nair, Gaspar Noé, Abderrahmane Sissako, Gus Van Sant, Wim Wenders | Stars: Nigist Anteneh, Tefera Gizaw, Fekadu Kebede, Ingvar Sigurdsson

Votes: 773

42. The Devil You Know (2015– )

60 min | Drama, History

6.8
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A drama set in 17th century New England during the infamous Salem Witch Trials.

Stars: Eddie Izzard, Karen Gillan, Ever Carradine, Ismenia Mendes

Votes: 25

43. Speedway Junky (1999)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.7
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40 Metascore

A naive drifter runs away from his army father in hopes of making it on the car racing circuit. In Las Vegas, he meets a young scam artist, who develops a crush on him. He is then ... See full summary »

Director: Nickolas Perry | Stars: Richard Balin, Jaime Bergman, Jesse Bradford, Jordan Brower

Votes: 1,527 | Gross: $0.02M

44. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.5
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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Juan Diego Botto, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 3,646

45. Interior. Leather Bar. (2013)

Not Rated | 60 min | Drama

5.1
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47 Metascore

Filmmakers James Franco and Travis Mathews re-imagine the lost 40 minutes from Cruising (1980) as a starting point to a broader exploration of sexual and creative freedom.

Directors: James Franco, Travis Mathews | Stars: Val Lauren, Christian Patrick, James Franco, Travis Mathews

Votes: 2,245 | Gross: $0.04M

46. Mala Noche (1986)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama

6.6
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A story of amour fou. Walt is madly in love/lust with a young illegal Mexican immigrant. However, the object of his unrequited affection doesn't even speak any English and finds Walt really... See full summary »

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Tim Streeter, Doug Cooeyate, Ray Monge, Nyla McCarthy

Votes: 3,436

47. 2:37 (2006)

91 min | Drama

6.8
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At 2:37, someone commits suicide in the school lavatory. The day is told up to that point from the viewpoint of six different students.

Director: Murali K. Thalluri | Stars: Teresa Palmer, Frank Sweet, Sam Harris, Charles Baird

Votes: 6,779

48. My Own Private River (2012)

101 min | Documentary

7.4
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Footage from My Own Private Idaho (1991) is re-contextualized in James Franco's tribute to River Phoenix.

Directors: James Franco, Gus Van Sant | Stars: Wilmer Calderon, Jim Freivogel, Brian Lally, Matt Militano

Votes: 279

49. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

7.6
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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

Votes: 840

50. Discreet (2017)

Unrated | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.7
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55 Metascore

After years in hiding and struggling to control his demons, an eccentric drifter returns home and discovers that his childhood abuser, the center of his pain, is still alive. Armed with ... See full summary »

Director: Travis Mathews | Stars: Jonny Mars, Atsuko Okatsuka, Joy Cunningham, Jordan Elsass

Votes: 131



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