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The Best Female Director Movies on Epix

Finding a good Female Director movie 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 Female Director movies of all time streaming on Epix.

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1. The Hurt Locker

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7.6/10
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88/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Drama, History

What it's about: Forced to play a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse in the chaos of war, an elite Army bomb squad unit must come together in a city where everyone is a potential enemy and every object could be a deadly bomb.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO & Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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2. American Psycho

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7.6/10
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87/100
Released: 2000Rated: R
Crime, Cult

What it's about: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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3. Winter's Bone

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7.2/10
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84/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: 17 year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails, Ree and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and risking her life, Ree hacks through the lies, evasions and threats offered up by her relatives and begins to piece together the truth.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu & CBS All Access), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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4. Selma

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7.5/10
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83/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (FX & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. Wayne's World

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7.0/10
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81/100
Released: 1992Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: When a sleazy TV exec offers Wayne and Garth a fat contract to tape their late-night public access show at his network, they can't believe their good fortune. But they soon discover the road from basement to big-time is a gnarly one, fraught with danger, temptation and ragin' party opportunities.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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6. The Virgin Suicides

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7.2/10
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81/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle & PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Showtime & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. Clueless

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6.8/10
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80/100
Released: 1995Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Shallow, rich and socially successful Cher is at the top of her Beverly Hills high school's pecking scale. Seeing herself as a matchmaker, Cher first coaxes two teachers into dating each other. Emboldened by her success, she decides to give hopelessly klutzy new student Tai a makeover. When Tai becomes more popular than she is, Cher realizes that her disapproving ex-stepbrother was right about how misguided she was -- and falls for him.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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8. Me Before You

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7.4/10
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79/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Drama, Romance

What it's about: A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds apart and trapped together by circumstance, the two get off to a rocky start. But the girl becomes determined to prove to the man that life is worth living and as they embark on a series of adventures together, each finds their world changing in ways neither of them could begin to imagine.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 3 others).

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9. Stories We Tell

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7.5/10
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76/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Documentary

What it's about: Filmmaker Sarah Polley interviews members of her family as they look back on decades-old events.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Tribeca Short List), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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10. The Whistleblower

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7.1/10
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75/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Based on the experiences of Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) who discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring while serving as a U.N. peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an international conspiracy that is determined to stop her, no matter the cost.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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11. Private Parts

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6.9/10
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73/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Biography, Comedy

What it's about: The auto-biographical story of Howard Stern, the radio-rebel who is now also a TV-personality, an author and a movie star.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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12. In a World...

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6.7/10
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73/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Comedy

What it's about: An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voice-over star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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13. The Voices

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6.4/10
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72/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: A mentally unhinged factory worker must decide whether to listen to his talking cat and become a killer, or follow his dog's advice to keep striving for normalcy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Starz), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz & Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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14. But I'm a Cheerleader

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6.6/10
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71/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Comedy, Independent

What it's about: Megan is an all-American girl. A cheerleader. She has a boyfriend. But Megan doesn't like kissing her boyfriend very much. And she's pretty touchy with her cheerleader friends. Her conservative parents worry that she must be a lesbian and send her off to "sexual redirection" school, where she must, with other lesbians and gays learn how to be straight.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime & Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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15. Pet Sematary

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6.6/10
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71/100
Released: 1989Rated: R
Horror, Drama

What it's about: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At first, only the family's cat makes the return trip, but an accident forces a heartbroken father to contemplate the unthinkable.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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16. Eve's Bayou

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7.3/10
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71/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Drama, Independent

What it's about: Summer heats up in rural Louisiana beside Eve’s Bayou, 1962, as the Batiste family tries to survive the secrets they’ve kept and the betrayals they’ve endured.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax & Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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17. Top Spin

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6.9/10
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70/100
Released: 2014
Documentary

What it's about: Three teenagers battle their way through the world of competitive ping pong with their hearts set on the Olympics.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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18. Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel

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7.5/10
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69/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG-13
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: This intimate and loving portrait of the legendary arbiter of fashion, art and culture illustrates the many stages of Vreeland's remarkable life. Born in Paris in 1903, she was to become New York's "Empress of Fashion" and a celebrated Vogue editor.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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19. Kama Sutra - A Tale of Love

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6.0/10
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69/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Tara and Maya are two inseparable friends in India. Their tastes, habits, and hobbies are the same. Years later, the two have matured, but have maintained their friendship. Tara gets married to the local prince, Raj Singh, who soon succeeds the throne as the sole heir. After the marriage, Raj gets bored of Tara and starts seeking another female to satisfy his sexual needs. He notices Maya and is instantly attracted to her. He has her included as one of his courtesans, and is intimate with her. Watch what happens when Tara finds out and the extent she will go to keep her marriage intact.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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20. Miss You Already

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6.8/10
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68/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: The friendship between two life-long girlfriends is put to the test when one starts a family and the other falls ill.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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21. Suburbia

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7.0/10
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Released: 1983Rated: R
Drama, Independent

What it's about: When household tensions and a sense of worthlessness overcome Evan, he finds escape when he clings with the orphans of a throw-away society. The runaways hold on to each other like a family until a tragedy tears them apart.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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22. Maidentrip

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7.5/10
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Released: 2014
Documentary, Action & Adventure

What it's about: 14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to become the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Fandor), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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23. Home for the Holidays

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6.6/10
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68/100
Released: 1995Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their crazy antics.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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24. Desperately Seeking Susan

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6.0/10
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67/100
Released: 1985Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline "Desperately Seeking Susan" proposes a rendezvous. Roberta goes too, and in a series of events involving amnesia and mistaken identity, steps into Susan's life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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25. Lost and Delirious

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6.9/10
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67/100
Released: 2001Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: LOST AND DELIRIOUS is the story of three adolescent girls' first love, their discovery of sexual passion, and their search for identities. Set in a posh, private boarding school surrounded by luxuriant, green forest, LOST AND DELIRIOUS moves swiftly from academic routine, homesickness, and girlish silliness to the darker region of lover's intrigue.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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26. Friends with Kids

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6.1/10
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66/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of parenthood without significantly curbing their personal freedom. However, when Julie and Jason both become involved with others, they discover that they secretly harbor romantic feelings for each other.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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27. Jesus' Son

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6.9/10
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65/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Drama, Independent

What it's about: A young man turns from drug addiction and petty crime to a life redeemed by a discovery of compassion.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Tribeca Short List), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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28. Our Kind of Traitor

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6.2/10
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65/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Thriller, Mystery

What it's about: A young Oxford academic and his attorney girlfriend holiday on Antigua. They bump into a Russian millionaire who owns a peninsula and a diamond watch. He wants a game of tennis. What else he wants propels the lovers on a tortuous journey to the City of London and its unholy alliance with Britain's intelligence establishment, to Paris and the Alps.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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29. Little Man Tate

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Released: 1991Rated: PG
Drama, Family

What it's about: Dede is a sole parent trying to bring up her son Fred. When it is discovered that Fred is a genius, she is determined to ensure that Fred has all the opportunities that he needs, and that he is not taken advantage of by people who forget that his extremely powerful intellect is harboured in the body and emotions of a child.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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30. Before Stonewall

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7.6/10
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64/100
Released: 1984
Documentary, LGBTQ

What it's about: New York City's Stonewall Inn is regarded by many as the site of gay and lesbian liberation since it was at this bar that drag queens fought back against police June 27-28, 1969. This documentary uses extensive archival film, movie clips and personal recollections to construct an audiovisual history of the gay community before the Stonewall riots.

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

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31. Black Sheep

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Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Comedy

What it's about: When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime when he tries to take Mike out of town during the election.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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32. The German Doctor

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Released: 2013Rated: PG-13
Drama, History

What it's about: Patagonia, 1960. A German physician meets an Argentinean family and follows them on the long desert road to Bariloche where Eva, Enzo and their three children are going to open a lodging house by the Nahuel Huapi lake. This model family reawakens his obsession with purity and perfection, in particular Lilith, a 12 year-old with a body too small for her age. Unaware of his true identity, they accept him as their first guest. They are all gradually won over by this charismatic man, by his elegant manners, his scientific knowledge and his money — until they discover they are living with one of the biggest criminals of all times.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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33. The Brady Bunch Movie

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Released: 1995Rated: PG-13
Comedy

What it's about: The original '70s TV family is now placed in the 1990s, where they're even more square and out of place than ever.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & CBS All Access), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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34. Bedrooms and Hallways

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Released: 1998
Comedy, Independent

What it's about: At the suggestion of a friend, gay Leo (Kevin McKidd) enters therapy after many failed relationships make him fear for his social life. In a group session (led by Simon Callow), Leo comes clean about his feelings for a straight member of the group (James Purefoy), which leads to an affair between the two. The situation becomes further complicated by the appearance of Leo's high school sweetheart (Jennifer Ehle), who still has feelings for him.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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35. Girl Model

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Released: 2011
Documentary, Thriller

What it's about: Despite a lack of obvious similarities between Siberia and Tokyo, a thriving model industry connects these distant regions. GIRL MODEL follows two protagonists involved in this industry: Ashley, a deeply ambivalent model scout who scours the Siberian countryside looking for fresh faces to send to the Japanese market, and one of her discoveries, Nadya, a thirteen year-old plucked from the Siberian countryside and dropped into the center of Tokyo with promises of a profitable career. After Ashley’s initial discovery of Nadya, the two rarely meet again, but their stories are inextricably bound. As Nadya’s optimism about rescuing her family from their financial difficulties grows, her dreams contrast against Ashley’s more jaded outlook about the industry’s corrosive influence.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Fandor), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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36. The Peacemaker

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62/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: When a train carrying atomic warheads mysteriously crashes in the former Soviet Union, a nuclear specialist discovers the accident is really part of a plot to cover up the theft of the weapons. Assigned to help her recover the missing bombs is a crack Special Forces Colonel.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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37. The Wedding Plan

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6.5/10
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61/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Michal is 32 years old. She became religious 12 years ago, and only now is she getting married. A month before the wedding, while checking out the catering for the event, the groom has a change of heart and the wedding is called off. Michal feels she’s unable to go back to ordinary life, to the usual course of matchmaking. She feels this is the moment to change something very basic in her personality. A simple belief that God is good and sweet; that He wants to give and is only waiting for her to wish it. Michal goes on a month-long journey lasting up to the planned wedding day: “I have the venue, the dress, the apartment; God can easily come up with my groom.”

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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38. Look Both Ways

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7.0/10
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61/100
Released: 2005Rated: PG-13
Drama, Independent

What it's about: During one unusually hot weekend, four friends struggle after hearing some life-changing news.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix).

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39. Pressure Cooker

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7.5/10
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61/100
Released: 2008
Documentary

What it's about: A committed, passionate teacher tries tp make all the difference in the lives of disadvantaged students.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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40. The Watermelon Woman

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6.7/10
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61/100
Released: 1996
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: Cheryl, a young black lesbian, works a day job in a video store while trying to make a film about a black actress from the 1930s known for playing the stereotypical "mammy" roles relegated to black actresses during that period. This was the first feature film directed by an "out" black lesbian.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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41. Æon Flux

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5.4/10
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60/100
Released: 2005Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Mystery

What it's about: 400 years into the future, disease has wiped out the majority of the world's population, except one walled city, Bregna, ruled by a congress of scientists. When Æon Flux, the top operative in the underground 'Monican' rebellion, is sent on a mission to kill a government leader, she uncovers a world of secrets.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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42. The Whole Truth

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6.2/10
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60/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: A defense attorney works to get his teenage client acquitted of murdering his wealthy father.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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43. Blood and Sand

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6.4/10
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60/100
Released: 1922
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Juan is the son of a poor widow in Seville. Against his mother's wishes he pursues a career as toreador. He rapidly gains national prominence, and takes his childhood sweetheart Carmen as his bride. He meets the Marquis' daughter Dona Sol, and finds himself in the awkward position of being in love with two women, which threatens the stability of his family and his position in society. He finds interesting parallels in the life of the infamous bandit Plumitas when they eventually meet by chance.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (SnagFilms & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).

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44. The Portrait of a Lady

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6.2/10
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60/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way befriending a cynical intellectual and romancing an art enthusiast. However, the advantage of her affluence is called into question when she realizes the extent to which her money colors her relationships.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix).

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45. Things Behind the Sun

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6.8/10
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59/100
Released: 2001Rated: R
Drama, Musical

What it's about: A young music journalist's dark memories are awakened when he goes to interview a female rock singer, and both are forced to confront troubling secrets from their pasts.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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46. Punisher: War Zone

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5.9/10
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59/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Waging his one-man war on the world of organized crime, ruthless vigilante-hero Frank Castle sets his sights on overeager mob boss Billy Russoti. After Russoti is left horribly disfigured by Castle, he sets out for vengeance under his new alias: Jigsaw. With the "Punisher Task Force" hot on his trail and the FBI unable to take Jigsaw in, Frank must stand up to the formidable army that Jigsaw has recruited before more of his evil deeds go unpunished.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Showtime), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime & Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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47. Blue Steel

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5.7/10
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59/100
Released: 1990Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Megan Turner, a female rookie cop, gets involved in an armed robbery that goes awry. A witness becomes obsessed with her.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Tribeca Short List) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix).

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48. Stop-Loss

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6.4/10
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59/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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49. Under the Gun