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Netflix box art for 28 Days Later 28 Days Later
2002 / 113
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Days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed, survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves. A lab mishap throws London into chaos. Four weeks later, what doesn't kill you ... makes you a stronger zombie.

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Netflix box art for 50/50 50/50
2011 / 100
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An otherwise healthy twentysomething has a comically early midlife crisis when he gets slapped with a cancer diagnosis and a 50-50 chance of survival. A young writer has it all -- including a best bud for comic relief -- until cancer swoops in to test the odds.

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Netflix box art for After Tiller After Tiller
2013 / 87
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This documentary paints a complex, compassionate portrait of the physicians who have become the new prime targets of the anti-abortion movement. They risk their lives and wrestle with ethics. Meet the real people behind the controversial headlines.

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Netflix box art for An Education An Education
2009 / 3.7 / 100
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Jenny's Oxford-bound teen life is a bore in 1961 London, until she's immersed in the beguiling but hazardous world of a much-older man. To one so innocent, a lothario's promise is seductive. His world will teach what school never could.

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Netflix box art for Animal Kingdom Animal Kingdom
2010 / 112
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A teenager finds himself drawn into the clutches of a diabolical criminal family until a good-hearted detective tries to change the boy's fate.

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Netflix box art for The Artist Artist, The
2011 / 4.0 / 100
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Winner of five Oscars, this black-and-white silent film follows the romance between a silent-era legend on a downward spiral and a rising starlet. He's on a downward spiral. She's on the rise. These silent film stars are caught up in the talkies tornado.

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Netflix box art for Attack the Block Attack the Block
2011 / 87
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When aliens attack South London, a teen gang bands together to protect their turf, but extraterrestrials prove to be much tougher than a rival gang. When a city-wide space-monkey attack exposes you for the juvenile gangster wannabe you are, it's time to REALLY man up.

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Netflix box art for The Avengers Avengers, The
2012 / 143

An all-star lineup of superheroes -- including Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk and Captain America -- team up to save the world from certain doom. Iron Man. The Hulk. Captain America. Thor. If these guys can't save the world, we're all doomed.

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Netflix box art for Batman Begins Batman Begins
2005 / 4.1 / 139
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Following the murder of his parents, Bruce Wayne trains with a shadowy organization and returns to Gotham City to fight crime under a new guise. A brooding orphan becomes a masked avenger to protect his city. Can one man defeat the forces of darkness?

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Netflix box art for Bears Bears
2014 / 77
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This captivating DisneyNature documentary follows two mother brown bears as they raise cubs amid the splendor of the Alaskan wilderness. Imagine your backyard was pure beauty! It is for two cubs. But dangers lurk here too. Luckily, mama got 'em covered.

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Netflix box art for A Beautiful Mind Beautiful Mind, A
2001 / 135
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This Oscar-winning drama charts the life and work of famed economist John Forbes Nash Jr., a brilliant man plagued by the anguish of mental illness. A brilliant mathematician suffers from schizophrenic hallucinations. Will he crack up, or crack the code?

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Netflix box art for Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
2011 / 4.1 / 76
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Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, this documentary follows the career of puppeteer Kevin Clash, the soft-spoken man behind the furry red monster Elmo.

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Netflix box art for Born into Brothels Born into Brothels
2004 / 86

This humorous and heartfelt story portrays the resilience of children and the magic of art to transform the lives of youth in Calcutta's brothels. Born to prostitutes in Calcutta’s worst slums. A camera's-eye view of impoverished yet amazingly uplifting children.

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Netflix box art for Casting JonBenet Casting JonBenet
2017 / 80
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Local actors from JonBenet Ramsey's hometown offer multiple perspectives on her 1996 murder as they vie to play roles in a dramatization of the case. A mystery enveloped in myth and memory. And countless voices weighing in on what "really" happened.

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Netflix box art for Children of Men Children of Men
2006 / 109

In a grim future in which humans can no longer reproduce, one woman mysteriously becomes pregnant, and a conflicted bureaucrat fights to protect her. Humans are infertile and on the edge of extinction, yet one woman's belly grows. Hide her before the world goes mad.

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Netflix box art for Court Court
2014 / 115
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When a folk singer is accused of inciting a sewage worker's suicide, two lawyers with complex personal lives are swept up in a believably absurd case.

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Netflix box art for Crash Crash
2004 / 3.8 / 112
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In post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of people from all walks of life converge during a 36-hour period. L.A. Thirty-six hours. Disparate lives. Strangers don't intersect here; they crash into each other to notice each other.

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Netflix box art for The Crash Reel Crash Reel, The
2013 / 4.5 / 108
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This touching portrait of snowboarding legend Kevin Pearce incorporates 15 years of footage, culminating in his recovery from a traumatic head injury. In the most extreme of sports, an aerial twist of fate can mean a devastating blow. It's the bounce back that counts.

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Netflix box art for Creep Creep
2014 / 77

When a cash-strapped videographer takes a job in a remote mountain town, he finds that the client has some unsettling ideas in mind. A freelance cameraman can't be fussy about his assignments. But this one could go way beyond his comfort zone.

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Netflix box art for Dead Poets Society Dead Poets Society
1989 / 128

An unconventional teacher inspires students through poetry -- and when the school fires him, his devastated students rally behind him. He taught his students to follow their dreams. He was a hero to them, but a troublemaker to others.

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Netflix box art for The Departed Departed, The
2006 / 151

To take down Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own men to infiltrate it, not realizing the syndicate has done the same thing. A crooked cop tries to get the life he always wanted ... while an undercover cop just tries to stay alive.

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Netflix box art for Dr. Strangelove Dr. Strangelove
1964 / 94

When a fanatical U.S. general launches an air strike against the Soviets, they raise the stakes by threatening to unleash a "doomsday device." The President's a pacifist, the General's deranged and the War Room's filled with idiots. Great day for nuclear war.

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Netflix box art for The English Patient English Patient, The
1996 / 161
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Ralph Fiennes stars as a horribly burned pilot who recounts a tale of doomed romance to the nurse tending to him in this World War II-era drama. A World War II nurse cares for a critically injured pilot, bringing him -- and his buried memories -- back to life.

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Netflix box art for The English Surgeon English Surgeon, The
2007 / 3.8 / 82
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This documentary follows British surgeon Henry Marsh as he works in a Russian hospital, battling bureaucracy to treat patients with brain tumors. It's tough to be in the business of saving lives when an entire medical system is working against you.

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