American Beauty(1999)

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Combined Critics Rating: 85

A sexually frustrated suburban father has a mid-life crisis after becoming infatuated with his daughter's best friend.

Superman Returns(2006)

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Combined Critics Rating: 81

Superman reappears after a long absence, but is challenged by an old foe who uses Kryptonian technology for world domination.

L.A. Confidential(1997)

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Combined Critics Rating: 81

As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.

Margin Call(2011)

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Combined Critics Rating: 79

Follows the key people at an investment bank, over a 24-hour period, during the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis.


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Combined Critics Rating: 75

Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems.

The Usual Suspects(1995)

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Combined Critics Rating: 68

A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup.


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Combined Critics Rating: 60

Extreme measures are necessary to contain an epidemic of a deadly airborne virus. But how extreme, exactly?

Pay It Forward(2000)

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Combined Critics Rating: 58

A young boy attempts to make the world a better place after his teacher gives him that chance.

The Negotiator(1998)

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Combined Critics Rating: 57

In a desperate attempt to prove his innocence, a skilled police negotiator accused of corruption and murder takes hostages in a government office to gain the time he needs to find the truth.

The Life of David Gale(2003)

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Combined Critics Rating: 55

A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row.

Elvis & Nixon(2016)

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Combined Critics Rating: 69

The untold true story behind the meeting between Elvis Presley, the King of Rock 'n Roll, and President Richard Nixon, resulting in this revealing, yet humorous moment immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives.

A Time to Kill(1996)

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Combined Critics Rating: 52

In Canton, Mississippi, a fearless young lawyer and his assistant defend a black man accused of murdering two white men who raped his 10-year-old daughter, inciting violent retribution and revenge from the Ku Klux Klan.

Beyond the Sea(2004)

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Combined Critics Rating: 63

A swooning study of "Mack the Knife" singer Bobby Darin (Spacey) specifically, and his relationship with his wife Sandra Dee (Bosworth).

Casino Jack(2010)

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Combined Critics Rating: 59

A hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder.

The Big Kahuna(1999)

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Combined Critics Rating: 59

Two veteran salesmen dissect a sales pitch to a particular client, through their young protégé.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil(1997)

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Combined Critics Rating: 48

A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.

A Bug's Life(1998)

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Combined Critics Rating: 39

A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.


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Combined Critics Rating: 33

Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.

The Men Who Stare at Goats(2009)

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Combined Critics Rating: 27

A reporter in Iraq might just have the story of a lifetime when he meets Lyn Cassady, a guy who claims to be a former member of the U.S. Army's New Earth Army, a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.


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Combined Critics Rating: 25

PROT is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.