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1. Easy Rider (1969)

R | 95 min | Adventure, Drama

7.3
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86 Metascore

Through the open country and desert lands, two bikers head from L.A to New Orleans, and along the way, meet a man who bridges a counter-culture gap they are unaware of.

Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson, Antonio Mendoza

Votes: 90,570 | Gross: $41.73M

2. Parenthood (2010–2015)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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The lives and tragedies of the Braverman family tree.

Stars: Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Dax Shepard, Monica Potter

Votes: 28,471

3. Atypical (2017– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.3
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Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, decides it's time to find a girlfriend, a journey that sets Sam's mom on her own life-changing path as her son seeks more independence.

Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Keir Gilchrist, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Amy Okuda

Votes: 38,675

4. The Accountant (2016)

R | 128 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.3
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51 Metascore

As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities, and the body count starts to rise.

Director: Gavin O'Connor | Stars: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, J.K. Simmons, Jon Bernthal

Votes: 236,174 | Gross: $86.26M

5. Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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78 Metascore

A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jason Andrews

Votes: 134,189 | Gross: $17.84M

6. Dear John (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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43 Metascore

A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he's home on leave.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried, Richard Jenkins, Henry Thomas

Votes: 129,864 | Gross: $80.01M

7. Mary and Max (2009)

Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York.

Director: Adam Elliot | Stars: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries

Votes: 152,353

8. Utøya: July 22 (2018)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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75 Metascore

A teenage girl struggles to survive and to find her younger sister during the July 2011 terrorist mass murder at a political summer camp on the Norwegian island of Utøya.

Director: Erik Poppe | Stars: Andrea Berntzen, Aleksander Holmen, Solveig Koløen Birkeland, Brede Fristad

Votes: 8,801

9. Paprika (2006)

R | 90 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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81 Metascore

When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients' dreams is stolen, all Hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist, Paprika, can stop it.

Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Tôru Emori, Katsunosuke Hori, Tôru Furuya

Votes: 62,073 | Gross: $0.88M

10. My Name Is Khan (2010)

PG-13 | 165 min | Drama

8.0
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50 Metascore

An Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome takes a challenge to speak to the President of the United States seriously and embarks on a cross-country journey.

Director: Karan Johar | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Sheetal Menon, Katie A. Keane

Votes: 91,793 | Gross: $4.02M

11. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

PG-13 | 129 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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46 Metascore

A nine-year-old amateur inventor, Francophile, and pacifist searches New York City for the lock that matches a mysterious key left behind by his father, who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Thomas Horn, Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Max von Sydow

Votes: 93,644 | Gross: $31.85M

12. Dina (2017)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary

6.9
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75 Metascore

An eccentric suburban woman and a Walmart door greeter navigate their evolving relationship in this unconventional love story.

Directors: Antonio Santini, Dan Sickles | Stars: Dina Buno, Scott Levin, Frank Costanzo, Jeannie Levin

Votes: 553 | Gross: $0.09M

13. All About Steve (2009)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance

4.8
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17 Metascore

Convinced that a CCN cameraman is her true love, an eccentric crossword puzzler trails him as he travels all over the country, hoping to convince him that they belong together.

Director: Phil Traill | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, Thomas Haden Church, Ken Jeong

Votes: 38,027 | Gross: $33.86M

14. Little Man Tate (1991)

PG | 99 min | Drama

6.6
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71 Metascore

Fred Tate is a prodigy. He's also a lonely, little boy with the emotional needs that his single mom covers. Worries about world problems gives him ulcer. He takes a quantum physics summer college class at 7.

Director: Jodie Foster | Stars: Jodie Foster, Dianne Wiest, Adam Hann-Byrd, Alex Lee

Votes: 13,104 | Gross: $25.01M

15. Another Happy Day (2011)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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46 Metascore

A wedding at her parents' Annapolis estate hurls high-strung Lynn into the center of touchy family dynamics.

Director: Sam Levinson | Stars: Ellen Barkin, Ezra Miller, Ellen Burstyn, Demi Moore

Votes: 3,821

16. American Splendor (2003)

R | 101 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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90 Metascore

An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.

Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Shari Springer Berman, Harvey Pekar, Chris Ambrose

Votes: 45,775 | Gross: $6.00M

17. Meadowland (2015)

R | 105 min | Drama

5.8
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67 Metascore

A year after their son goes missing, a couple handle the loss in varying ways, growing apart from one another and their reality.

Director: Reed Morano | Stars: Olivia Wilde, Luke Wilson, Giovanni Ribisi, Elisabeth Moss

Votes: 3,488

18. Adam (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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56 Metascore

Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth.

Director: Max Mayer | Stars: Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Peter Gallagher, Amy Irving

Votes: 32,639 | Gross: $2.28M

19. Dear Evan Hansen

Drama, Musical | Announced

Film adaptation of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical about Evan Hansen, a high school senior with Social Anxiety disorder and his journey of self-discovery and acceptance following the suicide of a fellow classmate.

Director: Stephen Chbosky | Star: Ben Platt

20. Somersault (2004)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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73 Metascore

A young girl flees her hometown and arrives in the Australian Alps, where new experiences help her learn the differences between sex and love.

Director: Cate Shortland | Stars: Abbie Cornish, Sam Worthington, Lynette Curran, Damian de Montemas

Votes: 6,983 | Gross: $0.09M

21. Bleeder (1999)

98 min | Crime, Drama

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Two stories for the price of one: Lenny works in a video shop and tries to get aquainted with the waitress Lea. Leo beats his pregnant wife, Louise, which is a VERY bad idea, as her brother, Louis, is a violent racist.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Kim Bodnia, Mads Mikkelsen, Rikke Louise Andersson, Liv Corfixen

Votes: 6,371

22. #Horror (2015)

Not Rated | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

3.0
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42 Metascore

Six preadolescent girls face a night of terror when the compulsive addiction of an online social media game turns a moment of cyber bullying into a night of insanity.

Director: Tara Subkoff | Stars: Sadie Seelert, Haley Murphy, Bridget McGarry, Blue Lindeberg

Votes: 3,128

23. The Other Me (2016)

101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A professor of criminology tries to solve five completely unrelated murders whose only link is quotes from Pythagoras. Alongside him on this journey is a maths professor.

Director: Sotiris Tsafoulias | Stars: Pigmalion Dadakaridis, Dimitris Katalifos, Manos Vakousis, Ioanna Kolliopoulou

Votes: 5,057

24. A Dangerous Woman (1993)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Martha Horgan, a naive woman with an intellectual impairment who lives with her aunt Frances in a small town, is known for always telling the truth. She works at a dry cleaner, where her ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal | Stars: Debra Winger, Barbara Hershey, Gabriel Byrne, Laurie Metcalf

Votes: 1,490 | Gross: $1.50M

25. ReGenesis (2004–2008)

49 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Geneticist David Sandstrom is the chief scientist at the prestigious virology/micro-biology NORBAC laboratory, a joint enterprise between the USA, Canada and Mexico for countering bio-terrorism.

Stars: Peter Outerbridge, Conrad Pla, Dmitry Chepovetsky, Mayko Nguyen

Votes: 3,013

26. Simple Simon (I) (2010)

85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A younger brother with Aspergers syndrome helps his older brother find a girlfriend.

Director: Andreas Öhman | Stars: Bill Skarsgård, Martin Wallström, Cecilia Forss, Sofie Hamilton

Votes: 7,852

27. Suck Me Shakespeer 2 (2015)

115 min | Comedy

6.0
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Mr. Müller and his class are taking a school trip to Thailand to strengthen the reputation of their school.

Director: Bora Dagtekin | Stars: Elyas M'Barek, Jella Haase, Karoline Herfurth, Katja Riemann

Votes: 10,307

28. Mozart and the Whale (2005)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A love story between two savants with Asperger's syndrome, a kind of autism, whose conditions sabotage their budding relationship.

Director: Petter Næss | Stars: Josh Hartnett, Radha Mitchell, Gary Cole, Sheila Kelley

Votes: 8,350 | Gross: $0.04M

29. White Frog (2012)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Twilight's Booboo Stewart plays a neglected teen trying to make it through each day after tragedy strikes.

Director: Quentin Lee | Stars: Booboo Stewart, Harry Shum Jr., Joan Chen, BD Wong

Votes: 1,814

30. Ben X (2007)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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As an alternative to getting bullied at school, an autistic teenager retreats into the world of online role-playing games.

Director: Nic Balthazar | Stars: Marijke Pinoy, Greg Timmermans, Cesar De Sutter, Gilles De Schryver

Votes: 17,842 | Gross: $0.00M

31. The Sense of Wonder (2015)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Louise, a widow with two children, almost crushes a stranger with her car. She takes care of him, even if he's not really wounded. It turns out that he has mental disorders and that they can help each other much more than they thought.

Director: Éric Besnard | Stars: Virginie Efira, Benjamin Lavernhe, Lucie Fagedet, Léo Lorléac'h

Votes: 2,148

32. I, Olga (2016)

Not Rated | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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57 Metascore

"My verdict is : I, Olga Hepnarová, the victim of your bestiality, sentence you to death penalty." Those were the famous words of the 22-year-old mass murderer Olga Hepnarová, who in 1973 drove a truck into a group of innocent people in Prague.

Directors: Petr Kazda, Tomás Weinreb | Stars: Michalina Olszanska, Martin Pechlát, Klára Melísková, Marika Soposká

Votes: 1,885

33. Jane Wants a Boyfriend (2015)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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51 Metascore

A young woman with Asperger's tries to find her first boyfriend with a little help from her older sister.

Director: William Sullivan | Stars: Louisa Krause, Gabriel Ebert, Eliza Dushku, Polly Draper

Votes: 1,836

34. A Mile in His Shoes (2011 TV Movie)

PG | 89 min | Drama, Family, Sport

6.1
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Mickey Tussler, an autistic pitcher, joins a minor-league baseball team and has a profound effect on the team and manager Arthur "Murph" Murphy over the course of a season.

Director: William Dear | Stars: Luke Schroder, Dean Cain, George Canyon, Chilton Crane

Votes: 501

35. Utoya Island (2012)

60 min | Crime, Thriller

1.7
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Thriller inspired by the 2011 Norway attacks.

Director: Vitaliy Versace | Stars: Michael Bole, Sunny Osman, Ashley Uberti, Ernie R. Jackson

Votes: 129

36. Mr. Know-It-All (2018)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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A football coach afraid of commitment has to take care of his nephew with Asperger's Syndrome.

Directors: Stéphan Archinard, François Prévôt-Leygonie | Stars: Arnaud Ducret, Max Baissette de Malglaive, Alice David, Jean-François Cayrey

Votes: 434

37. The Luzhin Defence (2000)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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64 Metascore

Two worlds collide when an eccentric genius falls in love with a strong-willed society beauty.

Director: Marleen Gorris | Stars: John Turturro, Emily Watson, Geraldine James, Stuart Wilson

Votes: 4,063 | Gross: $1.05M

38. Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (2013)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Animation, Biography

7.1
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76 Metascore

A series of interviews featuring linguist, philosopher and activist Noam Chomsky done in hand-drawn animation.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Michel Gondry, Richard Feynman, Michèle Oshima

Votes: 3,143 | Gross: $0.13M

39. Magnificent 7 (2005 TV Movie)

85 min | Drama

6.9
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Inspired by the life of Jacqui Jackson. Helena Bonham Carter stars as Maggi, a mother with seven children - three 'normal' daughters and four sons who are each, in one form or another, autistic.

Director: Kenneth Glenaan | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Thomas Redford, Christopher Parkinson, Joshua Thurston

Votes: 289

40. Silent Things (2010)

PG | 13 min | Short, Drama

7.3
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An autistic man and woman's friendship becomes tested when a 15-year old girl comes between them.

Director: Rob Brown | Stars: Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Georgia Groome, Andrew Scott

Votes: 302

41. Journey of the Heart (1997 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Music

6.6
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Janice is the subject of the town gossips for four reasons: she wears too much lipstick, her hair is too big, she is a single-mother and her two children are strange. Ray (6) is a ... See full summary »

Director: Karen Arthur | Stars: Cybill Shepherd, Stephen Lang, Blake Heron, Cassidy Rae

Votes: 181

42. Off the Rails (I) (2016)

TV-14 | 86 min | Documentary

7.2
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80 Metascore

How one man's love of transport led to a lifetime of incarceration.

Director: Adam Irving | Stars: Charles Bilal, Courtney Brown, Sally Butler, Jervis Cameron

Votes: 229

43. Stand Clear of the Closing Doors (2013)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

6.3
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86 Metascore

The story of an autistic youth named Ricky who, after a particularly difficult day at school, escapes into the subways. It's here that he starts his real journey, on a days-long voyage of ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Fleischner | Stars: Jesus Sanchez-Velez, Andrea Suarez Paz, Azul Zorrilla, Tenoch Huerta

Votes: 429

44. (A)sexual (2011)

Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary

6.0
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Facing a sex obsessed culture, a mountain of stereotypes and misconceptions, and a lack of social or scientific research, asexuals - people who experience no sexual attraction - struggle to claim their identity.

Director: Angela Tucker | Stars: Aliza, Antonia, Barb, Joy Behar

Votes: 686

45. Das Pferd auf dem Balkon (2012)

90 min | Family

6.0
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The boy Mika suffers from Asperger's and finds it difficult to communicate and make friends. Then he sees a real horse on his neighbour's balcony. He feeds the animal apples and starts ... See full summary »

Director: Hüseyin Tabak | Stars: Enzo Gaier, Natasa Paunovic, Nora Tschirner, Andreas Kiendl

Votes: 106

46. Louis Theroux: America's Medicated Kids (2010 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

7.4
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Louis meets parents who have turned to medication to keep their children under control.

Director: Danny Horan | Star: Louis Theroux

Votes: 1,223

47. The Human Face (2001– )

200 min | Documentary, Comedy, History

7.8
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This 4 part BBC series examines the science behind facial beauty, expression, and fame in an entertaining fashion.

Stars: John Cleese, David Attenborough, Elizabeth Hurley, Pierce Brosnan

Votes: 528

48. Autism: The Musical (2007)

94 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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Follows five autistic children as they work together to create and perform a live musical production.

Director: Tricia Regan | Stars: Hillary Aaron, Joe Aaron, Lexi Aaron, Adam

Votes: 642

49. We Too (2019)

Drama

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An autistic boy and his Father who returns from war with PTSD help each other find peace with the help of martial arts and music. As a man Rob also learns to follow his heart when he finds a woman who loves him just as he is.

Director: Deborah Hadfield | Stars: Cengiz Dervis, Silvia Busuioc, Nigel Lowe, Jake Levitt

50. Kids with Cameras (2009)

52 min | Documentary

4.5
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Director: Alex Rotaru | Stars: Ben Anderson, Dominique Beltran, Monique Beltran, J. Christian Carlander

Votes: 13



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