MOVIES FOR THERESA TO APPROVE OR NOT

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1. Any Day Now (I) (2012)

R | 98 min | Drama

60 Metascore

In the 1970s, a gay couple fights a biased legal system to keep custody of the abandoned mentally handicapped teenager that comes to live under their roof.

Director: Travis Fine | Stars: Alan Cumming, Garret Dillahunt, Isaac Leyva, Frances Fisher

Votes: 5,509 | Gross: $0.20M

2. Anti-Social (2015)

Not Rated | 116 min | Crime

Central London, today; Dee is an anarchic street-artist confronting the system, Marcus is an armed robber on a jewellery store crime-wave. For the two brothers, being Anti-Social is a way of life.

Director: Reg Traviss | Stars: Gregg Sulkin, Meghan Markle, Josh Myers, Christian Berkel

Votes: 2,133

3. Anthropoid (2016)

R | 120 min | Biography, History, Thriller

59 Metascore

Based on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the WWII mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich, the main architect behind the Final Solution and the Reich's third in command after Hitler and Himmler.

Director: Sean Ellis | Stars: Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Brian Caspe, Karel Hermánek Jr.

Votes: 38,998 | Gross: $2.96M

4. Anita (II) (2013)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, History

68 Metascore

A profile of Anita Hill, the African-American lawyer who challenged Clarence Thomas' nomination to the US Supreme Court and thus exposed the problem of sexual harassment to the world.

Director: Freida Lee Mock

Votes: 388

5. Amy (III) (2015)

R | 128 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

85 Metascore

Archival footage and personal testimonials present an intimate portrait of the life and career of British singer/songwriter Amy Winehouse.

Director: Asif Kapadia | Stars: Amy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse, Mark Ronson, Russell Brand

Votes: 44,552 | Gross: $8.41M

6. Amanda Knox (2016)

TV-MA | 92 min | Documentary, Crime

78 Metascore

American exchange student Amanda Knox is convicted and eventually acquitted for the 2007 death of another student in Italy.

Directors: Rod Blackhurst, Brian McGinn | Stars: Amanda Knox, Meredith Kercher, Raffaele Sollecito, Giuliano Mignini

Votes: 17,798

7. Altman (2014)

TV-PG | 96 min | Documentary

A look at the life and work of American film-maker Robert Altman.

Director: Ron Mann | Stars: Michael Murphy, Robert Altman, Kathryn Reed, Sally Kellerman

Votes: 1,122

8. Heart of a Dog (2015)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

84 Metascore

Multimedia artist Laurie Anderson reflects on her relationship with her beloved terrier Lolabelle.

Director: Laurie Anderson | Stars: Laurie Anderson, Archie, Jason Berg, Heung-Heung Chin

Votes: 1,881 | Gross: $0.42M

9. Alex of Venice (2014)

R | 86 min | Drama

56 Metascore

A workaholic attorney is forced to reinvent her life after her husband suddenly leaves.

Director: Chris Messina | Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Chris Messina, Don Johnson, Derek Luke

Votes: 2,806

10. Against the Sun (2014)

PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, War

43 Metascore

A WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission.

Director: Brian Peter Falk | Stars: Garret Dillahunt, Tom Felton, Jake Abel, Nadia Parra

Votes: 4,913

11. Above and Below (I) (2015)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

77 Metascore

From Mars to Earth and underneath. Above and Below is a rough and rhythmic roller coaster ride seating five survivors in their daily hustle through an apocalyptic world. A journey of ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolas Steiner

Votes: 359

12. Les mercredis de l'histoire (1999– )
Episode: 1929, La crise (2009)

53 min | Documentary

Thursday, October 24 : the Wall Street Stock Exchange crashes, the greatest economic crisis of the 20th century suddenly breaks out. Fueled by the idea that everyone can get rich without ... See full summary »

Director: William Karel | Star: Patrick Floersheim

Votes: 47

13. About Scout (2015)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Family

A rebellious Goth girl embarks on a road trip across Texas with a suicidal young man in an effort to find her little sister.

Director: Laurie Weltz | Stars: India Ennenga, James Frecheville, Onata Aprile, Jane Seymour

Votes: 647

14. A Serious Man (2009)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

79 Metascore

Larry Gopnik, a Midwestern physics teacher, watches his life unravel over multiple sudden incidents. Though seeking meaning and answers amidst his turmoils, he seems to keep sinking.

Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Stars: Michael Stuhlbarg, Richard Kind, Sari Lennick, Fred Melamed

Votes: 123,455 | Gross: $9.19M

15. 1971 (2014)

Unrated | 79 min | Documentary, History, Thriller

73 Metascore

The story of a notorious 1971 activist burglary of an FBI office that led to the Bureau's numerous abuses against dissidents being exposed.

Director: Johanna Hamilton | Stars: Bonnie Raines, John Raines, Bob Williamson, Keith Forsyth

Votes: 816

16. Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

65 Metascore

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 30,232 | Gross: $2.67M

17. Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom (2015)

Not Rated | 102 min | Documentary

79 Metascore

A documentary on the unrest in Ukraine during 2013 and 2014, as student demonstrations supporting European integration grew into a violent revolution calling for the resignation of President Viktor F. Yanukovich.

Director: Evgeny Afineevsky | Stars: Bishop Agapit, Catherine Ashton, Serhii Averchenko, Kristina Berdinskikh

Votes: 10,931

18. Will Work for Free (2013)

127 min | Documentary

The film explores the potential for automation in every sector of employment and questions the integrity of our methods of resource distribution going into the future.

Director: Sam Vallely | Star: Sam Vallely

Votes: 63

19. Clash at the Border (2015 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

This one-hour special explores the balance between protecting the U.S. border and our communities.

Director: Carrie Wysocki | Star: Jose Diaz-Balart

20. Climate: A Few Degrees Less (2015 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 53 min | Documentary

Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute has a mission: he wants to keep the world temperature from rising by more than 2°c before 2050. Beyond these extra 2°c, the Earth is bound to ... See full summary »

Director: Thierry Robert

Votes: 5

21. Closed Circuit (2013)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

50 Metascore

A high-profile terrorism case unexpectedly binds together two ex-lovers on the defense team - testing the limits of their loyalties and placing their lives in jeopardy.

Director: John Crowley | Stars: Eric Bana, Rebecca Hall, Jim Broadbent, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 20,624 | Gross: $5.73M

22. Django Unchained (2012)

R | 165 min | Drama, Western

81 Metascore

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington

Votes: 1,235,744 | Gross: $162.81M

23. Dior and I (2014)

R | 90 min | Documentary

70 Metascore

Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons' first haute couture ... See full summary »

Director: Frédéric Tcheng | Stars: Christian Dior, Omar Berrada, Raf Simons, Pieter Mulier

Votes: 3,248 | Gross: $1.03M

24. Crazy About Tiffany's (2016)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

40 Metascore

A past to present fully authorized documentary of Tiffany & Co.

Director: Matthew Miele | Stars: Jessica Biel, Katie Couric, Amy Fine-Collins, Fran Lebowitz

Votes: 206

25. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

Follow the shocking, yet humorous, journey of an aspiring environmentalist, as he daringly seeks to find the real solution to the most pressing environmental issues and true path to sustainability.

Directors: Kip Andersen, Keegan Kuhn | Stars: Lisa Agabian, Manucher Alemi, Lindsey Allen, Kip Andersen

Votes: 18,200

26. Brimstone (2016)

R | 148 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

45 Metascore

From the moment the new reverend climbs the pulpit, Liz knows she and her family are in great danger.

Director: Martin Koolhoven | Stars: Guy Pearce, Dakota Fanning, Emilia Jones, Carice van Houten

Votes: 31,413

27. 1916: The Irish Rebellion (2016– )

Documentary, History

Narrated by Liam Neeson, this landmark documentary tells the dramatic story of the events that took place in Dublin during Easter Week 1916, when a small group of Irish rebels took on the might of the British Empire.

Star: Liam Neeson

Votes: 134

28. Chronic (2015)

R | 93 min | Drama

69 Metascore

A home care nurse works with terminally ill patients.

Director: Michel Franco | Stars: Tim Roth, David Dastmalchian, Sarah Sutherland, Elizabeth Tulloch

Votes: 2,652 | Gross: $0.01M

29. Dark Side of the Greens (2015 TV Movie)

69 min | Documentary

TV follow-up to You've Been Trumped (2011) about the continued opposition to Donald Trump's plan to build a huge golf course on Aberdeenshire coastal wilderness. Baxter now looks at other global beauty spots under threat.

Director: Anthony Baxter | Stars: Anthony Baxter, Molly Forbes, Donald Trump, Michael Forbes

Votes: 30

30. The Dresser (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 105 min | Drama

A drama, based on a successful play, about an aging actor (Sir Anthony Hopkins) and his personal assistant (Sir Ian McKellen).

Director: Richard Eyre | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ian McKellen, Emily Watson, Sarah Lancashire

Votes: 2,502

31. The Diplomat (2015)

TV-14 | 104 min | Documentary, Biography

THE DIPLOMAT tells the remarkable story of the life and legacy of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, whose singular career spanned fifty years of American foreign policy - from Vietnam to Afghanistan.

Director: David Holbrooke | Stars: Madeleine Albright, Christiane Amanpour, Rina Amiri, Kofi Annan

Votes: 255

32. The Daughter (2015)

96 min | Drama

62 Metascore

The story follows a man who returns home to discover a long-buried family secret, and whose attempts to put things right threaten the lives of those he left home years before.

Director: Simon Stone | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Nicholas Hope, Sam Neill, Ewen Leslie

Votes: 4,030 | Gross: $0.03M

33. The Finest Hours (2016)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Drama, History

58 Metascore

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Director: Craig Gillespie | Stars: Chris Pine, Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, Eric Bana

Votes: 56,848 | Gross: $27.55M

34. The Final Member (2012)

R | 75 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

67 Metascore

Thirty miles from the Arctic Circle, in the northern Icelandic town of Husavik, stands the Icelandic Phallological Museum - the world's only Penis museum. Over 40 years, the founder and ... See full summary »

Directors: Jonah Bekhor, Zach Math | Stars: Sigurður Hjartarson, Páll Arason, Tom Mitchell, Helgi Héðinsson

Votes: 1,074 | Gross: $0.01M

35. The Creeping Garden (2014)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary

67 Metascore

The Creeping Garden is a feature length documentary exploring the work of fringe scientists, mycologists and artists, and their relationship with the extraordinary plasmodial slime mould.

Directors: Tim Grabham, Jasper Sharp | Stars: Mark Pagnell, Heather Barnett, Bryn Dentinger, Tim Boon

Votes: 163

36. I Am Not Your Negro (2016)

PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary

95 Metascore

Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

Director: Raoul Peck | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, James Baldwin, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X

Votes: 14,362 | Gross: $7.12M

37. Harry & Snowman (2015)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

74 Metascore

The story of immigrant Harry DeLeyer and the plow horse he rescued from slaughter.

Director: Ron Davis | Stars: Harry DeLeyer, Harriet DeLeyer, Andre DeLeyer, Marty DeLeyer

Votes: 552 | Gross: $0.56M

38. The Big Lie: American Addict 2 (2016)

96 min | Documentary

American Addict 2 digs deeper into the world of corruption, politics and pharmaceutical greed. Matthew Perry, Jonathan Davis, Ron Paul and Dennis Kucinich contribute to this eye opening ... See full summary »

Director: Sasha Knezev | Stars: Jonathan Davis, Sasha Knezev, Dennis Kucinich, Lawrence Lacey

Votes: 85

39. Atari: Game Over (2014)

Not Rated | 66 min | Documentary

A crew digs up all of the old Atari 2600 game cartridges of "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" that were tossed into a landfill in the 1980s.

Director: Zak Penn | Stars: Zak Penn, Joe Lewandowski, Robert Rentschler, Paul Sanchez

Votes: 5,361

40. A Tale of Two Thieves (2014)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary

In 1963 in the countryside in England, fifteen men pulled off 'The Great Train Robbery' netting today's equivalent of $85million. This incredible film features Gordon Goody, one of the ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Long | Stars: Ariel Bruce, Gordon Goody, Harry Macqueen

Votes: 75

41. Any Last Words? (2011)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Western

After a violent war, one man finds himself shot and waiting for death. As he lies there, he's left to make his toughest choice - whether to live or die. Inspired by the life of Bat Masterson.

Director: Vaughn Taylor | Stars: Tom Lagleder, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Tinder, Madison Tinder

Votes: 43

42. Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

R | 139 min | Biography, Drama, History

71 Metascore

World War II American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer

Votes: 377,274 | Gross: $67.21M

43. Dancing Across Borders (2010)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

47 Metascore

On a trip to Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia in January 2000, filmmaker Anne Bass came across a 16 year old boy who moved her immensely with his amazing and seemingly natural charms and ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Bass | Stars: Sokvannara 'Sy' Sar, Anne Bass, Peter Boal, Philip Glass

Votes: 110 | Gross: $0.07M

44. The Last Word (2017)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

40 Metascore

Harriet is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her. When she decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth resulting in a life-altering friendship.

Director: Mark Pellington | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried, AnnJewel Lee Dixon, Thomas Sadoski

Votes: 6,540 | Gross: $1.78M

45. The Journey (III) (2016)

PG-13 | 94 min | Drama

53 Metascore

During the 2006 Northern Ireland peace talks, Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuinness (Colm Meaney) and Democratic Party leader Ian Paisley (Timothy Spall) are forced to travel by car together.

Director: Nick Hamm | Stars: Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney, John Hurt, Freddie Highmore

Votes: 1,149

46. The Circle (I) (2017)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

43 Metascore

A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, only to uncover an agenda that will affect the lives of all of humanity.

Director: James Ponsoldt | Stars: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Ellar Coltrane

Votes: 74,585 | Gross: $20.48M

47. Shadow World (2016)

94 min | Documentary

Based on the book of The Shadow World, this feature length documentary is an investigation into the multi-billion dollar international arms trade.

Director: Johan Grimonprez

Votes: 609