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1.
Irrational Man (2015)
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A tormented philosophy professor finds a will to live when he commits an existential act. (95 mins.)
Director: Woody Allen
 
2.
Aloha (2015)
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A celebrated military contractor returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs and reconnects with a long-ago love while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watch-dog assigned to him. (105 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
 
3.
He Named Me Malala (2015 Documentary)
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A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations. (88 mins.)
 
4.
Suffragette (2015)
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The foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. (106 mins.)
Director: Sarah Gavron
 
5.
The Danish Girl (2015)
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A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer. (119 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
 
6.
The Finest Hours (2016)
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The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952. (117 mins.)
Director: Craig Gillespie
 
7.
The Devil in the White City (????)
An architect works to build up the 1893 Worlds Fair, while a serial killer uses the fair to attract and kill women.
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
8.
Eddie the Eagle (2016)
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The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics. (106 mins.)
Director: Dexter Fletcher
 
9.
Snowden (2016)
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The NSA's illegal surveillance techniques are leaked to the public by one of the agency's employees, Edward Snowden, in the form of thousands of classified documents distributed to the press. (134 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
 
10.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
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When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy. (141 mins.)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
 
11.
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
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Ed and Lorraine Warren travel to North London to help a single mother raising 4 children alone in a house plagued by a supernatural spirit. (134 mins.)
Director: James Wan
 
12.
Central Intelligence (2016)
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After he reconnects with an awkward pal from high school through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant is lured into the world of international espionage. (107 mins.)
 
13.
Replicas (2017)
A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.
 
14.
Colossal (2016)
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Gloria is an out-of-work party girl forced to leave her life in New York City and move back home. When reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, she gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to this phenomenon. (109 mins.)
Director: Nacho Vigalondo
 
15.
The Girl on the Train (2016)
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A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life. (112 mins.)
Director: Tate Taylor
 
16.
Christine (2016)
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The story of Christine Chubbuck, a 1970s TV reporter struggling with depression and professional frustrations as she tries to advance her career. (119 mins.)
Director: Antonio Campos
 
17.
Doctor Strange (2016)
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While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts. (115 mins.)
 
18.
Hacksaw Ridge (2016)
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WWII American Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, who served during the Battle of Okinawa, refuses to kill people, and becomes the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot. (139 mins.)
Director: Mel Gibson
 
19.
La La Land (2016)
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While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future. (128 mins.)
Director: Damien Chazelle
 
20.
The Circle (2017)
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A woman lands a dream job at a powerful tech company called the Circle, only to uncover an agenda that will affect the lives of all of humanity. (110 mins.)
Director: James Ponsoldt
 
21.
Live by Night (2016)
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A group of Boston-bred gangsters set up shop in balmy Florida during the Prohibition era, facing off against the competition and the Ku Klux Klan. (129 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
 
22.
Gold (2016)
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Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on a journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. (120 mins.)
Director: Stephen Gaghan
 
23.
A Cure for Wellness (2016)
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An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps, but soon suspects that the spa's treatments are not what they seem. (146 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
 
24.
Raw (2016)
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When a young vegetarian undergoes a carnivorous hazing ritual at vet school, an unbidden taste for meat begins to grow in her. (99 mins.)
Director: Julia Ducournau
 
25.
Ghost in the Shell (2017)
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In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world's most dangerous criminals. (107 mins.)
Director: Rupert Sanders
 
26.
T2 Trainspotting (2017)
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After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie. (117 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
 
27.
American Fable (2016)
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After 11-year-old Gitty discovers a man who can grant wishes hiding in her family's silo, she is forced to choose between saving the man's life and protecting her family. (96 mins.)
Director: Anne Hamilton
 
28.
I Am Michael (2015)
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Based on the fascinating true-life story of Michael Glatze, a gay activist who becomes a Christian pastor after identifying as a heterosexual. (98 mins.)
Director: Justin Kelly
 
29.
Trespass Against Us (2016)
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A man looks to find a way to escape the criminal ways of his outlaw family. (99 mins.)
Director: Adam Smith
 
30.
The Fate of the Furious (2017)
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When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before. (136 mins.)
Director: F. Gary Gray
 
31.
War Machine (2017)
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An idiosyncratic general confronts opposition from enemies, allies, and bureaucrats while leading a massive rebuild operation in Afghanistan. (122 mins.)
Director: David Michôd
 
32.
Catfight (2016)
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The rivalry between two former college friends comes to a head when they both attend the same glamorous event. (95 mins.)
Director: Onur Tukel
 
33.
The Beguiled (2017)
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The unexpected arrival of a wounded Union soldier at a girls school in Virginia during the American Civil War leads to jealousy and betrayal. (93 mins.)
Director: Sofia Coppola
 
34.
Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
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An holistic medicine practitioner, attends a wealthy client's dinner party, after her car breaks down. (82 mins.)
Director: Miguel Arteta
 
35.
My Cousin Rachel (2017)
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A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin's mysterious, beautiful wife, believing her responsible for his death. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms. (106 mins.)
Director: Roger Michell
 
36.
Wakefield (2016)
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A man's nervous breakdown causes him to leave his wife and live in his attic for several months. (106 mins.)
Director: Robin Swicord
 
37.
The Wall (2017)
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Two American Soldiers are trapped by a lethal sniper, with only an unsteady wall between them. (88 mins.)
Director: Doug Liman
 
38.
Norman (2016)
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Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Three years later, when the politician becomes an influential world leader, Norman's life dramatically changes for better and worse. (118 mins.)
Director: Joseph Cedar
 
39.
Their Finest (2016)
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A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them. (117 mins.)
Director: Lone Scherfig
 
40.
Suburbicon (2017)
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A home invasion rattles a quiet family town. (105 mins.)
Director: George Clooney
 
41.
Okja (2017)
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Meet Mija, a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating animal named Okja. (120 mins.)
Director: Bong Joon Ho
 
42.
Flatliners (2017)
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Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience - giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife. (110 mins.)
 
43.
Mother! (2017)
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A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. (121 mins.)
 
44.
Patti Cake$ (2017)
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PATTI CAKE$ is centered on aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, who is fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown in New Jersey. (109 mins.)
Director: Geremy Jasper
 
45.
Beach Rats (2017)
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A Brooklyn teenager spends his days experimenting with drugs and looking online for older men to meet with. (98 mins.)
Director: Eliza Hittman
 
46.
Thank You for Your Service (2017)
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A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield. (109 mins.)
Director: Jason Hall
 
47.
American Made (2017)
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The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair. (115 mins.)
Director: Doug Liman
 
48.
Only the Brave (2017)
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Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire. (134 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kosinski
 
49.
Stronger (2017)
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Stronger is the inspiring real life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become a symbol of hope after surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. (119 mins.)
 
50.
The Florida Project (2017)
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Set over one summer, the film follows precocious 6-year-old Moonee as she courts mischief and adventure with her ragtag playmates and bonds with her rebellious but caring mother, all while living in the shadows of Disney World. (111 mins.)
Director: Sean Baker
 
51.
Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
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A former boxer-turned-drug runner lands in a prison battleground after a deal gets deadly. (132 mins.)
Director: S. Craig Zahler
 
52.
Happy Death Day (2017)
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A college student must relive the day of her murder over and over again, in a loop that will end only when she discovers her killer's identity. (96 mins.)
 
53.
Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017)
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The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, the polyamorous relationship between his wife and his mistress, the creation of his beloved comic book character Wonder Woman, and the controversy the comic generated. (108 mins.)
Director: Angela Robinson
 
54.
Wonderstruck (2017)
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The story of a young boy in the Midwest is told simultaneously with a tale about a young girl in New York from fifty years ago as they both seek the same mysterious connection. (116 mins.)
Director: Todd Haynes
 
55.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
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Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister. (121 mins.)
 
56.
Unrest (2017 Documentary)
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When Harvard Ph.D. student Jennifer Brea is struck down by a fever that leaves her bedridden, she sets out on a virtual journey to document her story as she fights a disease that medicine forgot. (98 mins.)
Director: Jennifer Brea