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Moneyball(2011)

Combined Rating:
91
Combined Critics Rating: 88

Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.



The Hunger Games: Catching Fire(2013)

Combined Rating:
89
Combined Critics Rating: 84

Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem.



Before the Devil Knows You're Dead(2007)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 83

When two brothers organize the robbery of their parents' jewelry store the job goes horribly wrong, triggering a series of events that sends them, their father and one brother's wife hurtling towards a shattering climax.



The Ides of March(2011)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 78

An idealistic staffer for a new presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail.



Magnolia(1999)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 77

An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.



Doubt(2008)

Combined Rating:
83
Combined Critics Rating: 77

A Catholic school principal questions a priest's ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student.



A Most Wanted Man(2014)

Combined Rating:
83
Combined Critics Rating: 79

A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror.



Charlie Wilson's War(2007)

Combined Rating:
82
Combined Critics Rating: 77

A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.



25th Hour(2002)

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Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 74

Cornered by the DEA, convicted New York drug dealer Montgomery Brogan reevaluates his life in the 24 remaining hours before facing a seven-year jail term.



Synecdoche, New York(2008)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 76

A theatre director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he creates a life-size replica of New York City inside a warehouse as part of his new play.



State and Main(2000)

Combined Rating:
73
Combined Critics Rating: 73

A movie crew invades a small town whose residents are all too ready to give up their values for showbiz glitz.



Along Came Polly(2004)

Combined Rating:
73
Combined Critics Rating: 62

A buttoned up newlywed finds his too organized life falling into chaos when he falls in love with an old classmate.



A Late Quartet(2012)

Combined Rating:
67
Combined Critics Rating: 69

Members of a world-renowned string quartet struggle to stay together in the face of death, competing egos and insuppressible lust.



Owning Mahowny(2003)

Combined Rating:
66
Combined Critics Rating: 68

A bank manager with: (a) a gambling problem and (b) access to a multimillion dollar account gets into a messy situation. Based on the story of the largest one-man bank fraud in Canadian history.



Jack Goes Boating(2010)

Combined Rating:
62
Combined Critics Rating: 67

A limo driver's blind date sparks a tale of love, betrayal, friendship, and grace centered around two working-class New York City couples.



Capote(2005)

Combined Rating:
61
Combined Critics Rating: 44

In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.



The Master(2012)

Combined Rating:
60
Combined Critics Rating: 43

A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.



God's Pocket(2014)

Combined Rating:
59
Combined Critics Rating: 60

A blue collar worker tries to cover things up when his stepson is killed in a suspicious accident, but a local reporter senses that something's amiss.



Punch-Drunk Love(2002)

Combined Rating:
58
Combined Critics Rating: 39

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.



Patch Adams(1998)

Combined Rating:
58
Combined Critics Rating: 41

The true story of a heroic man, Hunter Patch Adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people. He ventured where no doctor had ventured before, using humour and pathos.




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