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The Pursuit of Happyness Poster
The Pursuit of Happyness200613+8.067%
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Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness Poster
Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and MadnessTV202018+8.098%
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Searching for Sugar Man Poster
Searching for Sugar Man201213+8.295%
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Senna Poster
Senna201013+8.593%
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13th Poster
13th201618+8.296%
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Making a Murderer Poster
Making a MurdererTV201516+8.684%
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Icarus Poster
Icarus201718+7.993%
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Our Planet Poster
Our PlanetTV20197+9.393%
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Jiro Dreams of Sushi Poster
Jiro Dreams of Sushi20117+7.999%
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The Dawn Wall Poster
The Dawn Wall2018N/A8.1100%
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Amy Poster
Amy201518+7.895%
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Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond- Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton Poster
Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond- Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton201718+7.796%
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Miss Americana Poster
Miss Americana202018+7.493%
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Paris Is Burning Poster
Paris Is Burning199018+8.2100%
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Hush Poster
Hush201618+6.691%
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The Vietnam War Poster
The Vietnam WarTV201718+9.198%
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Planet Earth Poster
Planet EarthTV2006all9.4N/A
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The Square Poster
The Square2013N/A8.1100%
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Dirty Money Poster
Dirty MoneyTV201816+8.1100%
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Virunga Poster
Virunga2014N/A8.2100%
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Wild Wild Country Poster
Wild Wild CountryTV201816+8.298%
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Everybody's Everything Poster
Everybody's Everything2019N/A7.4100%
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Eddie Murphy: Delirious Poster
Eddie Murphy: Delirious198318+8.283%
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Don't F**k with Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer Poster
Don't F**k with Cats: Hunting an Internet KillerTV201918+8.167%
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Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom Poster
Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom2015N/A8.488%
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The Ring Poster
The Ring200213+7.171%
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American Factory Poster
American Factory201916+7.497%
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LA 92 Poster
LA 92201718+8.292%
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The Game Changers Poster
The Game Changers2019N/A7.970%
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The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez Poster
The Trials of Gabriel FernandezTV202018+8.3N/A
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Cheer Poster
CheerTV202016+8.2100%
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The Fear of 13 Poster
The Fear of 132015N/A7.794%
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Chef's Table Poster
Chef's TableTV2015all8.6100%
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Tell Me Who I Am Poster
Tell Me Who I Am2019N/A7.695%
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The Edge of Democracy Poster
The Edge of Democracy201916+7.197%
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Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage Poster
Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage2010N/A8.490%
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20 Feet from Stardom Poster
20 Feet from Stardom201313+7.499%
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The White Helmets Poster
The White Helmets201616+7.5100%
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Richard Pryor: Live in Concert Poster
Richard Pryor: Live in Concert197918+8.292%
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Supersonic Poster
Supersonic201618+7.984%
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Chasing Coral Poster
Chasing Coral2017N/A8.1100%
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The Keepers Poster
The KeepersTV201716+8.196%
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For the Love of Spock Poster
For the Love of Spock2016N/A7.6100%
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Inequality for All Poster
Inequality for All20137+8.090%
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Louis C.K. 2017 Poster
Louis C.K. 2017201718+7.6100%
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The Staircase Poster
The StaircaseTV200516+7.993%
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The Battered Bastards of Baseball Poster
The Battered Bastards of Baseball2014N/A8.0100%
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Unrest Poster
Unrest2017N/A7.7100%
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Undefeated Poster
Undefeated201113+7.796%
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What Happened, Miss Simone? Poster
What Happened, Miss Simone?2015N/A7.689%
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