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An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.
IMDb : 72
Rotten tomatoes : 90
Metacritic : 85
Year: 2006
Runtime: 106 min
Director: Ryan Fleck
Actors: Ryan Gosling, Jeff Lima, Shareeka Epps, Nathan Corbett
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  5. Head On
  6. 54
  7. Liberty Heights
  8. Edge of Seventeen
  9. Kidulthood
  10. Imaginary Heroes
  11. Less Than Zero
  12. The United States of Leland
  13. Take the Lead
  14. The Basketball Diaries
  15. Empire Falls
  16. Running on Empty
  17. The Squid and the Whale
  18. Starter for 10
  19. Fruitvale Station
  20. The Spectacular Now
  21. Hairspray
  22. Machuca
  23. Descent
  24. The Wackness


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Jamesy Boy
IMDb : 63
Rotten tomatoes : 26
Metacritic : 29
Actors: Spencer Rocco Lofranco, Mary-Louise Parker, Ving Rhames, James Woods
A young gang member turns his life around in prison, thanks to the friendship he forms with a convicted murderer who becomes his mentor.
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Once Upon a Time in the Midlands
IMDb : 62
Rotten tomatoes : 51
Metacritic : 56
Actors: Robert Carlyle, Vanessa Feltz, Ricky Tomlinson, Kathy Burke
After seeing his ex-girlfriend (Henderson) turn down a nationally televised marriage proposal, a small-time crook (Carlyle) returns to his hometown to try and win back her heart.
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Gracie
IMDb : 62
Rotten tomatoes : 60
Metacritic : 52
Actors: Jesse Lee Soffer, Christopher Shand, Carly Schroeder, Karl Girolamo
A teenager faces an uphill battle when she fights to give women the opportunity to play competitive soccer.
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Wassup Rockers
IMDb : 60
Rotten tomatoes : 36
Metacritic : 56
Actors: Jonathan Velasquez, Francisco Pedrasa, Milton Velasquez, Usvaldo Panameno
Instead of adhering to the norms of their South Central neighborhood, a group of skater boys opt to bus into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, where they attract local rich girls - and plenty of...
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Head On
IMDb : 64
Rotten tomatoes : 0
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Alex Dimitriades, Julian Garner, Elena Mandalis, Tony Nikolakopoulos
A 19 year old Greek Australian youth struggles with his sexual identity and has one clumsy heterosexual and several homosexual encounters.
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54
IMDb : 58
Rotten tomatoes : 15
Metacritic : 33
Actors: Ryan Phillippe, Salma Hayek, Neve Campbell, Mike Myers
The famous 1970s New York City nightclub seen and told through the eyes of a young employee.
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Liberty Heights
IMDb : 71
Rotten tomatoes : 87
Metacritic : 75
Actors: Adrien Brody, Ben Foster, Orlando Jones, Bebe Neuwirth
Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955. Racial integration comes to the high school, TV is killing burlesque, and ...
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Edge of Seventeen
IMDb : 68
Rotten tomatoes : 75
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Chris Stafford, Tina Holmes, Andersen Gabrych, Stephanie McVay
A teenager copes with his sexuality on the last day of school in 1984. It shows him coping with being gay and being with friends.
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Kidulthood
IMDb : 68
Rotten tomatoes : 0
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Aml Ameen, Red Madrell, Noel Clarke, Adam Deacon
A day in the life of a group of troubled 15-year-olds growing up in west London.
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Imaginary Heroes
IMDb : 72
Rotten tomatoes : 35
Metacritic : 53
Actors: Sigourney Weaver, Emile Hirsch, Jeff Daniels, Michelle Williams
The Travis family façade is destroyed by an event incomprehensible to them -- an event which will open locked doors and finally reveal the secrets that have haunted them for decades.
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Less Than Zero
IMDb : 64
Rotten tomatoes : 54
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Andrew McCarthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey Jr., James Spader
A college freshman returns to L.A. for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.
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The United States of Leland
IMDb : 71
Rotten tomatoes : 34
Metacritic : 37
Actors: Don Cheadle, Ryan Gosling, Chris Klein, Jena Malone
A young man's experience in a juvenile detention center that touches on the tumultuous changes that befall his family and the community in which he lives.
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Take the Lead
IMDb : 67
Rotten tomatoes : 44
Metacritic : 55
Actors: Antonio Banderas, Rob Brown, Yaya DaCosta, Alfre Woodard
The real story of a dance teacher who believed in the talent of a group of problem kids.
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The Basketball Diaries
IMDb : 73
Rotten tomatoes : 46
Metacritic : 46
Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio
A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
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Empire Falls
IMDb : 74
Rotten tomatoes : 0
Metacritic : 0
Actors: Robin Wright, Aidan Quinn, Joanne Woodward, Dennis Farina
A decaying New England town is the backdrop for its unique citizens, led by unassuming restaurant manager Miles Roby.
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Running on Empty
IMDb : 77
Rotten tomatoes : 85
Metacritic : 67
Actors: Christine Lahti, River Phoenix, Judd Hirsch, Jonas Abry
The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own.
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The Squid and the Whale
IMDb : 74
Rotten tomatoes : 92
Metacritic : 82
Actors: Owen Kline, Jeff Daniels, Laura Linney, Jesse Eisenberg
Follows two young boys dealing with their parents' divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.
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Starter for 10
IMDb : 67
Rotten tomatoes : 90
Metacritic : 69
Actors: Joseph Friend, James Gaddas, Catherine Tate, Mark Gatiss
Set in 1985, working-class student Brian Jackson (McAvoy) navigates his first year at Bristol University.
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Fruitvale Station
IMDb : 75
Rotten tomatoes : 94
Metacritic : 85
Actors: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer, Kevin Durand
The story of Oscar Grant III, a 22-year-old Bay Area resident, who crosses paths with friends, enemies, family, and strangers on the last day of 2008.
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The Spectacular Now
IMDb : 71
Rotten tomatoes : 92
Metacritic : 82
Actors: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson, Masam Holden
A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."
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Hairspray
IMDb : 67
Rotten tomatoes : 91
Metacritic : 81
Actors: John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes
Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.
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Machuca
IMDb : 78
Rotten tomatoes : 89
Metacritic : 76
Actors: Matías Quer, Ariel Mateluna, Manuela Martelli, Aline Küppenheim
Two boys observe a political coup in their native Chile.
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Descent
IMDb : 48
Rotten tomatoes : 36
Metacritic : 45
Actors: Rosario Dawson, Chad Faust, Marcus Patrick, Vanessa Ferlito
A college co-ed is brutally raped and struggles alone to rebuild her life.
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The Wackness
IMDb : 70
Rotten tomatoes : 70
Metacritic : 61
Actors: Ben Kingsley, Josh Peck, Famke Janssen, Olivia Thirlby
It's the summer of 1994, and the streets of New York are pulsing with hip-hop. Set against this backdrop, a lonely teenager named Luke Shapiro spends his last summer before university selling marijuana throughout New York City, trading it with his unorthodox psychotherapist for treatment, while having a crush on his stepdaughter.
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