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The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 88
Metacritic : 74
Year: 1990
Runtime: 121 min
Director: Penny Marshall
Actors: Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner, Ruth Nelson
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  7. Get Low
  8. Something the Lord Made
  9. The Adversary
  10. Henry Poole Is Here
  11. The Boston Strangler
  12. K-PAX
  13. Lorenzo's Oil
  14. Dragonfly
  15. Whirlpool
  16. Hell and Back Again
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  19. 21 Grams
  20. The Invisible
  21. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  22. About Elly
  23. The Elephant Man
  24. Audition


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Painless
IMDb : 62
Rotten tomatoes : 0
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Alex Brendemühl, Tómas Lemarquis, Ilias Stothart, Mot Harris Dunlop Stothart
Set in Catalonia, Painless weaves two stories: in one, starting during the Spanish Civil War and running through to the '60s, an asylum attempts to rehabilitate children who feel no pain, ...
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True Story
IMDb : 63
Rotten tomatoes : 43
Metacritic : 50
Actors: Jonah Hill, James Franco, Felicity Jones, Maria Dizzia
When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel meets accused killer Christian Longo - who has taken on Finkel's identity - his investigation morphs into a game of cat-and-mouse.
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Patch Adams
IMDb : 67
Rotten tomatoes : 23
Metacritic : 25
Actors: Robin Williams, Daniel London, Monica Potter, Philip Seymour Hoffman
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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The Singing Detective
IMDb : 56
Rotten tomatoes : 39
Metacritic : 45
Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Robin Wright, Mel Gibson, Jeremy Northam
From his hospital bed, a writer suffering from a skin disease hallucinates musical numbers and paranoid plots.
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Wit
IMDb : 81
Rotten tomatoes : 82
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Emma Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, Eileen Atkins, Audra McDonald
A renowned professor is forced to reassess her life when she is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer.
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Agatha
IMDb : 63
Rotten tomatoes : 77
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Dustin Hoffman, Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton, Helen Morse
A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented. On a cold winter day, her damaged car with ...
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Get Low
IMDb : 71
Rotten tomatoes : 85
Metacritic : 77
Actors: Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Bill Murray, Lucas Black
A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.
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Something the Lord Made
IMDb : 83
Rotten tomatoes : 0
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Alan Rickman, Yasiin Bey, Kyra Sedgwick, Gabrielle Union
A dramatization of the relationship between heart surgery pioneers Alfred Blalock and Vivien Thomas.
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The Adversary
IMDb : 69
Rotten tomatoes : 0
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Daniel Auteuil, Géraldine Pailhas, François Cluzet, Emmanuelle Devos
When a man murders his wife, children and parents, the ensuing investigation reveals that he's been living a lie for almost 20 years.
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Henry Poole Is Here
IMDb : 65
Rotten tomatoes : 38
Metacritic : 44
Actors: Luke Wilson, Radha Mitchell, Adriana Barraza, George Lopez
Henry Poole moves in to a house in his old neighborhood, to spend what he believes are his remaining days alone. The discovery of a "miracle" by a nosy neighbor ruptures his solitude and restores his faith in life.
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The Boston Strangler
IMDb : 71
Rotten tomatoes : 86
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy, Mike Kellin
A series of brutal murders in Boston sparks a seemingly endless and increasingly complex manhunt.
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K-PAX
IMDb : 74
Rotten tomatoes : 41
Metacritic : 49
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack, Alfre Woodard
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.
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Lorenzo's Oil
IMDb : 72
Rotten tomatoes : 94
Metacritic : 80
Actors: Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Peter Ustinov, Kathleen Wilhoite
A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn all about it and tackle the problem himself.
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Dragonfly
IMDb : 61
Rotten tomatoes : 7
Metacritic : 25
Actors: Kevin Costner, Susanna Thompson, Joe Morton, Ron Rifkin
A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients' near death experiences.
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Whirlpool
IMDb : 69
Rotten tomatoes : 90
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Gene Tierney, Richard Conte, José Ferrer, Charles Bickford
A woman secretly suffering from kleptomania is hypnotized in an effort to cure her condition. Soon afterwards, she is found at the scene of a murder with no memory of how she got there and seemingly no way to prove her innocence.
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Hell and Back Again
IMDb : 65
Rotten tomatoes : 100
Metacritic : 81
Actors: Nathan Harris, Ashley Harris, The Marines of Echo Company, Christian Cabaniss
What does it mean to lead men in war? What does it mean to come home? Hell and Back Again is a cinematically revolutionary film that asks and answers these questions with a power and ...
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Birdy
IMDb : 73
Rotten tomatoes : 85
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron
After two friends return home from the Vietnam War one becomes mentally unstable and obsesses with becoming a bird.
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Freeheld
IMDb : 65
Rotten tomatoes : 48
Metacritic : 50
Actors: Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon, Steve Carell
New Jersey police lieutenant, Laurel Hester, and her registered domestic partner, Stacie Andree, both battle to secure Hester's pension benefits when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer.
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21 Grams
IMDb : 77
Rotten tomatoes : 80
Metacritic : 70
Actors: Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Danny Huston, Carly Nahon
A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother, and a born-again ex-con.
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The Invisible
IMDb : 63
Rotten tomatoes : 20
Metacritic : 36
Actors: Justin Chatwin, Margarita Levieva, Marcia Gay Harden, Chris Marquette
A teenager is left invisible to the living after an attack.
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
IMDb : 87
Rotten tomatoes : 95
Metacritic : 80
Actors: Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco, Dean R. Brooks, Alonzo Brown
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.
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About Elly
IMDb : 81
Rotten tomatoes : 99
Metacritic : 87
Actors: Golshifteh Farahani, Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Merila Zare'i
The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.
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The Elephant Man
IMDb : 82
Rotten tomatoes : 90
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Anthony Hopkins, John Hurt, Anne Bancroft, John Gielgud
A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity.
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Audition
IMDb : 72
Rotten tomatoes : 81
Metacritic : 69
Actors: Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura
A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all.
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