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Night and Fog Poster
Night and Fog1960N/A8.6100%
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The Fog of War Poster
The Fog of War200313+8.196%
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The Thin Blue Line Poster
The Thin Blue Line1988N/A8.0100%
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Gimme Shelter Poster
Gimme Shelter197018+7.9100%
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Close-Up Poster
Close-Up1990N/A8.388%
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For All Mankind Poster
For All Mankind1989N/A8.294%
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Sans Soleil Poster
Sans Soleil1983N/A8.092%
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The Times of Harvey Milk Poster
The Times of Harvey Milk1984N/A8.395%
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Harlan County U.S.A. Poster
Harlan County U.S.A.19767+8.2100%
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Grey Gardens Poster
Grey Gardens19757+7.694%
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F for Fake Poster
F for Fake19757+7.888%
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Häxan Poster
Häxan1922N/A7.788%
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Lessons of Darkness Poster
Lessons of Darkness1995N/A8.0100%
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The Decline of Western Civilization Poster
The Decline of Western Civilization1981N/A7.6100%
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Monterey Pop Poster
Monterey Pop1968N/A8.1100%
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Dont Look Back Poster
Dont Look Back1967N/A8.0100%
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My Best Fiend Poster
My Best Fiend1999N/A7.980%
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Nanook of the North Poster
Nanook of the North1922N/A7.6100%
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Hearts and Minds Poster
Hearts and Minds197418+8.289%
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Little Dieter Needs to Fly Poster
Little Dieter Needs to Fly1997N/A8.093%
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Burden of Dreams Poster
Burden of Dreams1982N/A7.994%
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Salesman Poster
Salesman1969all7.8100%
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That's Entertainment! Poster
That's Entertainment!1974all7.7100%
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Marwencol Poster
Marwencol2010N/A7.698%
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Pina Poster
Pina20117+7.795%
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The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years Poster
The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years198818+7.2100%
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A Brief History of Time Poster
A Brief History of Time1991all7.494%
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The War Room Poster
The War Room19937+7.495%
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Tabloid Poster
Tabloid201018+7.092%
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The Decline of Western Civilization Part III Poster
The Decline of Western Civilization Part III199818+7.1100%
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My Winnipeg Poster
My Winnipeg2007N/A7.695%
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Cameraperson Poster
Cameraperson2016N/A7.499%
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David Lynch: The Art Life Poster
David Lynch: The Art Life2017N/A7.290%
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Gates of Heaven Poster
Gates of Heaven1978N/A7.489%
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Vernon, Florida Poster
Vernon, Florida1981N/A7.1100%
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Land of Silence and Darkness Poster
Land of Silence and Darkness1971N/A7.983%
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Tokyo Olympiad Poster
Tokyo Olympiad1965N/A7.8100%
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Fast, Cheap & Out of Control Poster
Fast, Cheap & Out of Control19977+7.291%
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Louie Bluie Poster
Louie Bluie1985N/A7.7100%
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The Arbor Poster
The Arbor2010N/A7.396%
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Portrait of Jason Poster
Portrait of Jason1967N/A7.2100%
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Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One Poster
Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One196818+7.390%
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Bergman Island Poster
Bergman Island2004N/A7.889%
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Heart of a Dog Poster
Heart of a Dog2015N/A7.196%
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Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff Poster
Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff2010N/A7.797%
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General Idi Amin Dada Poster
General Idi Amin Dada1974N/A7.481%
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Tokyo-Ga Poster
Tokyo-Ga1985N/A7.460%
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Liv & Ingmar Poster
Liv & Ingmar2012N/A7.493%
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And Everything Is Going Fine Poster
And Everything Is Going Fine2010N/A7.191%
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Battle in Heaven Poster
Battle in Heaven2005N/A5.649%
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