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The Best Science Movies and TV Shows on Fandor

Finding a good Science movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Science movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Fandor.

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1. Meshes of the Afternoon

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7.9/10
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76/100
Released: 1943
Crime, Mystery

What it's about: A woman returning home falls asleep and has vivid dreams that may or may not be happening in reality. Through repetitive images and complete mismatching of the objective view of time and space, her dark inner desires play out on-screen.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy).

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2. Blue

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7.4/10
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71/100
Released: 1993Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Against a plain, unchanging blue screen, a densely interwoven soundtrack of voices, sound effects and music attempt to convey a portrait of Derek Jarman's experiences with AIDS, both literally and allegorically, together with an exploration of the meanings associated with the colour blue.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy).

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3. Poison

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6.5/10
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69/100
Released: 1991Rated: R
Drama, Independent

What it's about: Three intercut stories about outsiders, sex and violence. In "Hero," Richie, at age 7, kills his father and flies away. After the event, a documentary in cheesy lurid colors asks what Richie was like and what led up to the shooting. In the black and white "Horror," a scientist isolates the elixir of human sexuality, drinks it, and becomes a festering, contagious murderer; a female colleague who loves him tries to help, to her peril. In "Homo," a prisoner in Fontenal prison is drawn to an inmate whom he knew some years before, at Baton juvenile institute, and whose humiliations he witnessed. This story is told in dim light, except for the bright flashbacks.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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4. Tokyo Gore Police

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5.9/10
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67/100
Released: 2008
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: Set in a future-world vision of Tokyo where the police have been privatized and bitter self-mutilation is so casual that advertising is often specially geared to the “cutter” demographic, this is the story of samurai-sword-wielding Ruka and her mission to avenge her father’s assassination. Ruka is a cop from a squad whose mission is to destroy homicidal mutants known as “engineers” possessing the ability to transform any injury into a weapon.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix), stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Hiyah) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 3 services (Prime Video, Microsoft & Vudu).

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5. Yella

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6.7/10
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61/100
Released: 2007
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Drama about a woman who is estranged from the possessive and violent husband who can't bring himself to give her up. When their fraught interaction finally comes to a dramatic conclusion, her life takes an odd shift.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 1 service (Vudu).

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6. Shirin

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6.7/10
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56/100
Released: 2008
Drama

What it's about: A hundred and fourteen famous Iranian theater and cinema actresses and a French star: mute spectators at a theatrical representation of Khosrow and Shirin, a Persian poem from the twelfth century, put on stage by Kiarostami. The development of the text -- long a favorite in Persia and the Middle East -- remains invisible to the viewer of the film, the whole story is told by the faces of the women watching the show.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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7. Strange Behavior

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5.7/10
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56/100
Released: 1981Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A scientist is experimenting with teenagers and turning them into murderers.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder & Fandor) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & Vudu).

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8. Patrick

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55/100
Released: 1978Rated: PG
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A comatose hospital patient harasses and kills though his powers of telekinesis to claim his private nurse as his own.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder, Fandor & 1 other) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Vudu).

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9. Agnes and His Brothers

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6.7/10
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51/100
Released: 2004
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Focuses on three very different siblings, all searching for happiness. Hans-Jörg is a sex addicted librarian, who is interested in young students. Werner is a successful politician with a dysfunctional family. Agnes, a transsexual, works as a table dancer in a nightclub. The three brothers just have one thing in common: their longing for a happy life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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10. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon

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6.6/10
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50/100
Released: 1942
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: In the midst of World War II, Sherlock Holmes rescues the Swiss inventor of a new bomb-sight from the Gestapo and brings him to England, where he shortly falls into the clutches of Professor Moriarty.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Starz, Epix & 3 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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11. The Flesh and the Fiends

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6.9/10
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48/100
Released: 1960
Horror, Crime

What it's about: Edinburgh surgeon Dr. Robert Knox requires cadavers for his research into the functioning of the human body; local ne'er-do-wells Burke and Hare find ways to provide him with fresh specimens...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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12. The Human Surge

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47/100
Released: 2016
Drama

What it's about: Buenos Aires. Exe, 25 years old, has just lost his job and is not looking for another one. His neighbors and friends seem as odd to him as they always do. Online, he meets Alf, a boy from Mozambique who is also bored with his job and who is about to follow Archie, another boy who has run away into the jungle. Through the dense vegetation of the forest, Archie tracks ants back to their nest. One of them wanders off course and comes across Canh, a Filipino, sitting on top of a giant heap of earth and who is about to go back to his strange, beautiful home town, where he too has a miserable job.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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13. Begone Dull Care

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7.4/10
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46/100
Released: 1949
Animation

What it's about: Begone Dull Care shines with his masterful use of scratching and painting on film stock. In Begone Dull Care, McLaren adds complexity to Lye’s compositions, emphasising sound/visual synchronisation and generating depth on his mobile canvas. The film gives warmth and movement to compositions resembling a constantly morphing Jackson Pollock painting, yet never fails to remind us of its very calculated aesthetics when it suddenly adapts to the score’s slower movements and shifts from expressionistic and oversaturated explosions to minimalist vertical lines that vibrate accordingly to Oscar Peterson’s piano. (cont. http://sensesofcinema.com/2005/cteq/begone_dull_care/)

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Fandor).

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14. Mars

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5.9/10
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46/100
Released: 2010
Animation, Comedy

What it's about: A new space race is born between NASA and the ESA when Charlie Brownsville, Hank Morrison, and Dr. Casey Cook compete against an artificially intelligent robot to find out what's up there on the red planet. 'Mars' follows these three astronauts on the first manned mission to our galactic neighbor. On the way they experience life threatening accidents, self doubts, obnoxious reporters, and the boredom of extended space travel.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

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15. Watch Me When I Kill

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6.0/10
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44/100
Released: 1977Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: A pharmacist is murdered, and a woman happens to see the culprit leave the scene. She soon finds herself being stalked by the killer.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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16. The Thieving Hand

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43/100
Released: 1908
Comedy, Fantasy

What it's about: A one-armed street peddler notices that a well-to-do man has dropped his ring, and the peddler returns it to him. The wealthy man is very grateful, and to show his appreciation he takes the peddler to a 'Limb Store', where he pays for a new arm to be attached where his own is missing. But the man soon finds out that his new arm seems to have a will of its own, as it does some things that cause him considerable embarrassment.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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17. Uninvited

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41/100
Released: 1988Rated: PG-13
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A sinister corporation loses control of a house cat infected with a genetically-engineered virus. The death-toll rises during the mutant feline's rampage, and eventually, it finds its way on board a ship of a criminal king-pin.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex), stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

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18. Meditation on Violence

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40/100
Released: 1949
Documentary

What it's about: Chao-Li Chi shadow boxes indoors and practices with a sword outdoors. Theoretically, the film describes in a single continuous movement three degrees of traditional Chinese boxing, Wu-tang, Shao-lin, and Shao-lin with a sword. A long sequence of the ballet-like, sinuous Wu-tang becomes the more erratic Shao-lin; in the middle, there is an abrupt change to leaping sword movements, in the center of which, at the apogee of the leap, there is a long held freeze-frame.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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19. Vertical Features Remake

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7.0/10
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40/100
Released: 1978
Comedy, Documentary

What it's about: Vertical Features Remake is a film by Peter Greenaway. It portrays the work of a fictional Institute of Reclamation and Restoration as they attempt to assemble raw footage taken by ornithologist Tulse Luper into a short film, in accordance with his notes and structuralist film theory. The footage consists mostly of vertical landscape features, such as trees and posts, shot in the English landscape.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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20. A Colour Box

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39/100
Released: 1935
Animation

What it's about: Animated shapes dance to Cuban music. This was one of the first animations to be painted directly onto the film.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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21. The Oregonian

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39/100
Released: 2011
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A girl gets in a car accident and wanders through the woods, encountering all kinds of nightmarish things.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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22. The Mind Snatchers

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39/100
Released: 1972Rated: PG
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A German scientist works on a way of quelling overly aggressive soldiers by developing implants that directly stimulate the pleasure centers of the brain.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Fandor) & rent or buy from $2.96 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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23. Film Study

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6.4/10
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38/100
Released: 1926
Documentary

What it's about: Entertaining Dadaist experimental short, similar to Man Ray's work, full of shifting geometric shapes, stock footage of seagulls, flying eyeballs, and glaring floating heads.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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24. Terra Incognita

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6.4/10
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38/100
Released: 2002
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Terra Incognita is a lensless film whose cloudy pinhole images create a memory of history. Ancient and modern explorer texts of Easter Island are garbled together by a computer narrator, resulting in a forever repeating narrative of discovery, colonialism, loss and departure.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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25. Crawlspace

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4.8/10
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36/100
Released: 2012
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A group of elite soldiers sent to infiltrate and extract the lead science team from Pine Gap, Australia's top secret underground military compound, after it comes under attack from unknown forces. The mission is compromised when they encounter a young woman with no memory of who she is or how she came to be there. As they try to escape, the group quickly discovers all is not as it seems and the facility has become a testing ground for something far more sinister.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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26. Manhunt of Mystery Island

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6.9/10
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35/100
Released: 1945
Action & Adventure, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Claire Forrest seeks her kidnapped scientist father, hidden somewhere on Mystery Island. He is held and forced to work on diabolical inventions by Captain Mephisto, a costumed villain.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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27. Trypps #7 (Badlands)

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35/100
Released: 2010

What it's about: "TRYPPS #7 (BADLANDS) charts, through an intimate long-take, a young woman's LSD trip in the Badlands National Park before descending into a psychedelic, formal abstraction of the expansive desert landscape. Concerned with notions of the romantic sublime, phenomenological experience, and secular spiritualism, the work continues Russell's unique investigation into the possibilities of cinema as a site for transcendence." - Michael Green, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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28. Fog Line

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6.3/10
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34/100
Released: 1970

What it's about: Larry Gottheim’s Fog Line consists of a fixed shot of clearing fog in a valley in upstate New York where he lived and worked in the early seventies. —cinemaproject.org

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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29. Mouches Volantes

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34/100
Released: 1976

What it's about: The second in Larry Gottheim's ELECTIVE AFFINITIES cycle, MOUCHES VOLANTES is, in the filmmaker's own words, "a celebration of elusive relationships" between sound and image, color and black-and-white, the moon and the waves, the aural testimony of Blind Willie Johnson's widow Angelina and the camera's illumination of a world simultaneously of and beyond the everyday. These lyrical fragments sweep in and out as with the tides; a time-based symmetry slowly emerges as the film reveals itself to be a perfect circle.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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30. The Yellow Bank

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34/100
Released: 2010
Documentary

What it's about: A short documentary that captures the longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century, The Yellow Bank takes you on a contemplative boat ride across the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China. Filmmaker J.P. Sniadecki, who lived and worked in Shanghai nine years earlier, uses the eclipse as a catalyst to explore the way weather, light, and sound affect the urban architectural environment during this extremely rare phenomenon.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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31. Untitled 1

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34/100
Released: 2005
Documentary

What it's about: A small girl's nightmare. UNTITLED NO.1 is part of Mike Plante's Lunchfilm series of commissioned shorts (made for the cost of a lunch between Plante and filmmaker Nina Menkes).

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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32. Let Us Persevere in What We Have Resolved Before We Forget

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34/100
Released: 2013
Documentary

What it's about: On the island of Tanna, a part of Vanuatu, an archipelago in Melanesia, strange rites are enacted and time passes slowly while the inhabitants await the return of the mysterious John.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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33. The Monster and the Ape

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6.0/10
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33/100
Released: 1945
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: A famous scientist invents a humanoid robot (the titular "monster"), so a greedy rival scientist plans to steal it for use in his criminal plans. His henchmen often kidnap a trained gorilla (the titular "ape") from the zoo, to aid in the schemes.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Google Play).

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34. Ocean Studies

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5.2/10
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33/100
Released: 1906
Documentary

What it's about: Alice Guy films the sea.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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35. Black and White Trypps Number Three

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7.0/10
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33/100
Released: 2007
Drama, Musical

What it's about: The third part in a series of films dealing with naturally-derived psychedelia. Shot during a performance by Rhode Island noise band Lightning Bolt, this film documents the transformation of a rock audience’s collective freak-out into a trance ritual of the highest spiritual order.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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36. Dick Cheney in a Cold, Dark Cell

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31/100
Released: 2009
Drama

What it's about: "River ice sets the scene for Judy Garland's international cri de coeur. It's hard to understate the amount of anxiety created by a Vice President who usurped authority for eight years to start wars and wreck the economy and then sidled off to Wyoming to be a retired 'hero of the right.' Impunity is not just the stuff of autocratic dictatorships in the third world. The American form of impunity is going to get us all killed."

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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37. Visions of a City

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6.9/10
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31/100
Released: 1978
Documentary

What it's about: Sepia toning lends a romantic (even wistful) quality to Larry Jordan's film Visions of a City, which he shot in San Francisco in 1957 and edited in 1978. The pace is un-irritating, in contrast to the San Francisco of today; but unlike the equal weight Helen Levill gives to all her subjects, there is an internal evolutionary development in the Jordan film that ultimately delivers a story. Until the introduction of the human protagonist, poet Michael McClure, we are treated to an extravagant display of visual delights.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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38. The Twenty-One Lives of Billy The Kid

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7.6/10
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31/100
Released: 2005
Drama

What it's about: Shot in the abandoned buildings of Gary, Indiana and the cornfields of Western Illinois, The Twenty-One Lives of Billy the Kid presents a fractured historical narrative without any real protagonist, one in which the titular character goes mostly unseen - Billy the Kid as the always-off-screen assailant, as a ghost’s laugh, as a shadow on the road.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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39. Black and White Trypps Number Four

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6.6/10
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30/100
Released: 2008
Documentary

What it's about: Using a 35mm strip of motion picture slug featuring the recently deceased American comedian Richard Pryor, this extended Rorschach assault on the eyes moves out of a flickering chaos created by incompatible film gauges into a punchline involving historically incompatible racial stereotypes.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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40. Lulu

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6.5/10
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30/100
Released: 1996
Animation

What it's about: Initially commissioned to accompany a Danish production of Alban Berg’s LULU, Lewis Klahr’s cut-out animation refigures the opera's themes in a torrent of images. With an ever-inventive approach to color and symbol, Klahr distills the title character's moral predicament, along with a great many of German Expressionism’s characteristic motifs, in the span of a pop song.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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41. Mnemosyne Mother of Muses

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30/100
Released: 1987

What it's about: Christened for the Greek mythological personification of human memory, MNEMOSYNE, MOTHER OF MUSES is Larry Gottheim's facsimile edition of how one reflects on life and experiences (namely, in flashes and excerpts of sound and imagery). Typically known for his avant-garde, single-shot meditations on nature, Gottheim here provides a palindromic quotation of his own memories, including street corners, movie quotes, family members and Johnny Hartman tunes.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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42. Four Shadows

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29/100
Released: 1978

What it's about: Like constellations wheeling round, a double chain of four image segments and four sound segments wheel past each other in sixteen combinations (a family of Gibbon apes, a landscape measured, a shadowed diagram after Paul Cézanne, a wintry urban scene, a text by William Wordsworth, a climactic scene from Claude Debussy's opera "Pelleas et Melisande").

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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43. Trypps #5 (Dubai)

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5.2/10
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29/100
Released: 2008
Documentary

What it's about: A short treatise on the semiotics of capital, happiness, and phenomenology under the flickering neon of global capitalism.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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44. The Beach Girls and the Monster

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3.2/10
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29/100
Released: 1965
Horror

What it's about: A young girl is killed at the beach in Malibu. Professor Otto Lindsay suspects that it is some form of mutated fish. However, his son Richard, who was a good friend of the girl, thinks that it is a madman who has a grudge against Richard and his friends. Soon the list of victims grows to include one of Rich's surfing buddies, Rich's bitchy stepmother Vicky and his friend Mark who was crippled in an auto accident.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Hoopla).

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45. Sophie's Place

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7.0/10
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29/100
Released: 1986
Animation, Fantasy

What it's about: Five years in the making, Lawrence Jordan's feature-length "alchemical autobiography" Sophie's Place takes as its inspiration the story of the Greek goddess of wisdom, Sophia. Writes Jordan, "I must emphasize that I do not know the exact significance of any of the symbols in the film any more than I know the meaning of my dreams... I hope that the symbols and the episodes set off poetic associations in the viewer. I mean them to be entirely open to the viewer's own interpretation."

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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46. Machete Gillette... Mama

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6.3/10
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29/100
Released: 1989
Documentary

What it's about: "With characteristic wit and rigor, experimental filmmaker Larry Gottheim here applies his impressionistic editing style to footage collected during his travels in the Dominican Republic. Gottheim’s formal emphasis on repetition and fissures between sound and image resonates here as a mode of sociological reflection (with the fragmentary montage mirroring elements of ritual while also destabilizing the ethnographic gaze). A largely overlooked antecedent to the contemporary blending of avant-garde and ethnographic filmmaking, MACHETTE GILLETTE… MAMA still poses a potent challenge to documentary convention." - Max Goldberg

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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47. The Red and the Blue Gods

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5.9/10
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29/100
Released: 2005
Documentary

What it's about: An ethnographic field report in which the Anthropologist describes the mythic creation of an unnamed ‘sun-scraping structure’ through the ritualized actions of the Red and the Blue Gods.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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48. The Neanderthal Man

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4.5/10
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27/100
Released: 1953
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A scientist develops a formula which will cause animals to regress to the form of their primitive ancestors, and tries it on himself with disastrous results.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Vudu).

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49. Pluto Declaration

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10/100
Released: 2011
Documentary

What it's about: Restore the classical definition of planet! Bring back planet Pluto! The solar system is twelve!

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Sundance Now).

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50. Love Stories My Grandmother Tells

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10/100
Released: 1994
Documentary

What it's about: A portrait of Dana Plays' 90 year old paternal grandmother, Peggy Regler, reminiscing about her love affairs and significant relationships. Regler tells about her failed first marriage, the agreement she had to stay until the children were grown (but to see other lovers) which resulted in the true love she found with her second husband and renowned writer Gustav Regler, who later died a tragic death in India. The love affairs are historically rooted in the political and technological developments 20th century, and are narratively based in a complex sound/image structure. Interludes (silent optically printed film passages narrated with inter-titles excerpted from her diaries, and early childhood memories) formalistically refer to early cinema. The footage in these passages is re-contextualized and interwoven metaphorically throughout the text.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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