Top rated punishing movies on GuideDoc

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1 An Honest Liar (2014)

An Honest Liar tells the incredible story of the world-famous magician, escape artist, and world-renowned enemy of deception, James 'The Amazing' Randi. The film brings to life Randi's intricate investigations that publicly exposed psychics, faith healers, and con-artists with quasi-religious fervor. A master deceiver who came out of the closet at the age of 81, Randi created fictional characters, fake psychics, and even turned his partner of 25 years, Jose Alvarez, into a sham guru names Carlos.

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2014-04-18 | History / Comedy

Cast

James Randi, Adam Savage

Rating

rating icon 7.085
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #31 for
    scammer
  2. Ranked #32 for
    with sleight of hand
  3. Ranked #72 for
    disappearing acting

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2 Enemies of the People (2009)

The Khmer Rouge slaughtered nearly two million people in the late 1970s. Yet the Killing Fields of Cambodia remain unexplained. Until now. Enter Thet Sambath, an unassuming, yet cunning, investigative journalist who spends a decade of his life gaining the trust of the men and women who perpetrated the massacres. From the foot soldiers who slit throats to Pol Pot's right-hand man, the notorious Brother Number Two, Sambath records shocking testimony never before seen or heard. Having neglected his own family for years, Sambath's work comes at a price. But his is a personal mission. He lost his parents and his siblings in the Killing Fields. Amidst his journey to discover why his family died, we come to understand for the first time the real story of Cambodia's tragedy.

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2009-11-24 | Documentary

Cast

Thet Sambath, Pol Pot

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #266 for
    punching bag
  2. Ranked #402 for
    impure character
  3. Ranked #410 for
    sense of closure

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3 Blue (2018)

Based on true events- A young woman struggles to piece her world together after a botched suicide attempt.

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2018-08-24 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jordan Trovillion, Chelsea Lopez

Rating

rating icon 2.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #115 for
    therapeutic
  2. Ranked #120 for
    high-running emotions
  3. Ranked #138 for
    cathartic

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4 Elena (2013)

Petra heads to New York in search of her older sister after a long time of being separated. They are both movie actresses and heirs of the wounds of the Brazilian dictatorship. But Petra has only a few clues: home movies, newspaper clippings, a diary...

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2013-04-11 | Documentary / Drama

Cast

Li An, Elena Andrade

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #20 for
    vomit-inducing
  2. Ranked #104 for
    narcissist
  3. Ranked #294 for
    prosaic

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5 Citadel (2012)

Chronically agoraphobic since the day his wife was murdered, Tommy Cowley finds himself terrorized by a gang of syringe-wielding feral children, who are intent on taking his baby daughter. Upon discovering the nightmarish truth surrounding these hooded children, he learns that to be free of his fears, he must finally face the demons of his past and enter the one place he fears the most - the abandoned tower block, known as the Citadel.

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2012-03-11 | Drama / Horror

Cast

James Cosmo, Aneurin Barnard

Rating

rating icon 5.383
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #82 for
    like The Revenant
  2. Ranked #112 for
    blood-boiling
  3. Ranked #138 for
    Slasher Film

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6 Bethlehem (2013)

Bethlehem tells the story of the unlikely bond between Razi, an Israeli secret service officer, and his Palestinian informant Sanfur, the younger brother of a senior Palestinian militant. Razi recruited Sanfur when he was just 15, and developed a very close, almost fatherly relationship to him. Now 17, Sanfur tries to navigate between Razi’s demands and his loyalty to his brother, living a double life and lying to both men. Co-written by director Yuval Adler and Ali Waked—an Arab journalist who spent years in the West Bank—Bethlehem gives an unparalleled, moving and authentic portrait of the complex reality behind the news.

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2013-09-26 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Yossi Eini, Tsahi Halevi

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #85 for
    father figure
  2. Ranked #252 for
    disapproving character
  3. Ranked #310 for
    conflicting view

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7 Soldier Girls (1981)

A documentary about women's basic training in Fort Georgia.

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1981-09-15 | Documentary / Drama

Cast

Gregory Abing, Clara Alves

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #149 for
    gung-ho
  2. Ranked #450 for
    lilt to voice
  3. Ranked #634 for
    rationalism

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8 Afghan Star (2008)

This documentary on the effect the talent competition "Afghan Star" has on the incredibly diverse inhabitants of Afghanistan affords a glimpse into a country rarely seen. Contestants risk their lives to appear on the television show that is a raging success with the public and also monitored closely by the government.

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2008-12-03 | Documentary / Music

Cast

Habib Amiri, Setara Hussainzada

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #52 for
    capturing the zeitgeist
  2. Ranked #57 for
    rocking
  3. Ranked #193 for
    essay-like

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9 The Great Journey (2004)

Reda, summoned to accompany his father on a pilgrimage to Mecca, complies reluctantly - as he preparing for his baccalaureat and, even more important, has a secret love relationship. The trip across Europe in a broken-down car is also the departure of his father: upon arrival in Mecca, both Reda and his father are not the characters they were at the start of the movie. Avoiding the hackneyed theme of the return to the homeland, the film uses the departure to renew a connection between two generation.

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2004-11-09 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Nicolas Cazalé, Mohamed Majd

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #119 for
    dated
  2. Ranked #167 for
    perilous journey
  3. Ranked #175 for
    fish out of water

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10 Home (2009)

In 200,000 years of existence, man has upset the balance on which the Earth had lived for 4 billion years. Global warming, resource depletion, species extinction: man has endangered his own home. But it is too late to be pessimistic: humanity has barely ten years left to reverse the trend, become aware of its excessive exploitation of the Earth's riches, and change its consumption pattern.

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2009-06-03 | Documentary

Cast

Glenn Close, Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #190 for
    aerial shot
  2. Ranked #256 for
    impressionistic
  3. Ranked #364 for
    philosophical insight

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