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  1. ()

    () (2003)

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    ( ) is a 2003 silent film directed by Morgan Fisher. The film consists entirely of insert shots extracted from feature films, considering the "status of the insert shot in an ingenious way", according to film expert Susan Oxtoby.


  2. +1

    +1 (2013)

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    +1 (also known as Plus One) is a 2013 American thriller film directed by Dennis Iliadis. It premiered on March 10, 2013 at the SXSW and stars Ashley Hinshaw, Rhys Wakefield, and Natalie Hall. +1 was released in theaters, iTunes and VOD on September 20, 2013. For the VOD release Iliadis worked on fine-tuning elements of the film, as he felt that the SXSW release was too "rushed".


  3. 10 MPH

    10 MPH (2007)

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    10 MPH is a documentary film directed by Hunter Weeks and starring Josh Caldwell with his Segway HT, the two-wheeled electronic scooter. This film, which takes its name from the Segway's average speed, documents Caldwell's 100-day, coast to coast journey across the United States riding the "Human Transporter". The trip started in Seattle, Washington on August 8, 2004 and ended in Boston, Massachusetts on November 18, 2004. 10 MPH has had a favorable reaction at screenings and film festivals and has won several awards.


  4. 100 Million BC

    100 Million BC (2008)

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    100 Million BC (released as Jurassic Commando in France) is a 2008 direct-to-DVD action film by film studio The Asylum, continuing the urban myth of the Philadelphia Experiment.


  5. 100 Proof

    100 Proof (1997)

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    100 Proof (1997) is an independently produced American thriller, written and directed by Jeremy Horton. Shot on location in Kentucky, it is based on the true story of a killing spree that took place in Lexington in 1986. Two women, LaFonda Fay Foster and Tina Hickey Powell, murdered five people in the real-life incident. The film's supporting cast includes Jim Varney, who portrays the drunk, violent, incestuous father of one of the two women at the center of the story. Varney's role is radically different from the humorous Ernest P. Worrell character for which he was best known.


  6. 100 Tears

    100 Tears (2007)

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    100 Tears is a 2007 American independent black comedy slasher film directed by Marcus Koch and produced by Joe Davison. It follows the story of a circus clown going on a murderous rampage after being wrongfully accused of rape. The film stars Georgia Chris, Joe Davison (who also produced the film), Jack Amos, and Raine Brown, and was distributed by Anthum Pictures. The film has been generally well received by independent film critics.


  7. 11-11-11

    11-11-11 (2011)

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    11-11-11 is a 2011 supernatural horror film written and directed by Darren Lynn Bousman. The film is set on 11:11 on the 11th day of the 11th month and concerning an entity from another world that enters the earthly realm through Heaven's 11th gate. The film was released on November 11, 2011 in 17 theaters domestically. It was not distributed any further in North America, thus most of its revenues were generated from foreign showings.


  8. 11/11/11

    11/11/11 (2011)

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    11/11/11 is a 2011 horror film and The Asylum's "mockbuster" equivalent to Darren Lynn Bousman's 11-11-11 and is also a knockoff of The Omen.


  9. 12

    12 (2003)

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    12 is an independent feature film written, directed, edited and produced over the course of 10 years by filmmaker Lawrence Bridges. Considered the longest continuous production in film's history, 12 is also the first film to use the aging of its actors as a practical effect. The film received acclaim from such notable publications as Variety, Shoot, and The Los Angeles Times, while playing at over 15 festivals worldwide.


  10. 12 Years a Slave

    12 Years a Slave (2013)

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    12 Years a Slave is a 2013 historical drama film and an adaptation of the 1853 slave narrative memoir Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup, a New York State-born free African-American man who was kidnapped in Washington, D.C., in 1841 and sold into slavery. Northup worked on plantations in the state of Louisiana for twelve years before his release. The first scholarly edition of Northup's memoir, co-edited in 1968 by Sue Eakin and Joseph Logsdon, carefully retraced and validated the account and concluded it to be accurate. Other characters in the film were also real people, including Edwin and Mary Epps, and Patsey.


  11. 127 Hours

    127 Hours (2010)

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    127 Hours is a 2010 British-American biographical survival drama film directed, co-written and produced by Danny Boyle. The film stars James Franco as real-life canyoneer Aron Ralston, who became trapped by a boulder in an isolated slot canyon in Blue John Canyon, southeastern Utah, in April 2003.


  12. 18 Year Old Virgin

    18 Year Old Virgin (2009)

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    18-Year-Old Virgin is an American sex comedy film directed by Tamara Olson, written by Naomi L. Selfman and starring Olivia Alaina May, Lauren Walsh and Todd Leigh. It was produced by The Asylum.


  13. 180° South

    180° South (2010)

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    180 Degrees South: Conquerors of the Useless, or simply 180° South, is a 2010 documentary directed by Chris Malloy that covers the journey of Jeff Johnson as he travels from Ventura, California to Patagonia, Chile retracing the 1968 trip that Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins took in their Ford E-Series Econoline Van. After finding footage of the 1968 expedition, Johnson decided to make climbing the Corcovado Volcano in Patagonia as his life goal and, after speaking to Chouinard and Tompkins, planned his own journey.


  14. 1969

    1969 (1988)

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    1969 is a 1988 drama film starring Robert Downey, Jr., Kiefer Sutherland, and Winona Ryder. It was written and directed by Ernest Thompson. The original music score is composed by Michael Small. The film deals with the Vietnam War and the resulting social tensions between those who support and oppose the war in small-town America.


  15. 2-Headed Shark Attack

    2-Headed Shark Attack (2012)

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    2-Headed Shark Attack is a horror film by The Asylum, released on January 31, 2012 in the United States. The film stars Carmen Electra, Charlie O'Connell and Brooke Hogan. The film premiered September 8, 2012, on Syfy.


  16. 20 Ft Below: The Darkness Descending

    20 Ft Below: The Darkness Descending (2014)

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    20 Feet Below: The Darkness Descending (also Redemption: The Darkness Descending) is a 2013 American horror film directed by Marc Clebanoff, written by Frank Krueger, and starring Danny Trejo, Kinga Philipps, and Krueger. Philipps plays a documentary filmmaker who enters abandoned New York City Subway tunnels to film a documentary on the homeless people who live there, which include an ex-cop (Krueger) and cult leader (Trejo). The film is based on an earlier web series by Clebanoff.


  17. 200 M.P.H.

    200 M.P.H. (2011)

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    200 mph is an auto racing action film by The Asylum, released direct-to-DVD April 26, 2011. It is a mockbuster of the 2011 Universal Pictures film Fast Five.


  18. 2012: Ice Age

    2012: Ice Age (2011)

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    2012: Ice Age is a 2011 disaster film produced by the independent film group The Asylum.


  19. 2016: Obama's America

    2016: Obama's America (2012)

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    2016: Obama's America is a 2012 documentary film by conservative author and commentator Dinesh D'Souza. The film was produced by Gerald R. Molen. D'Souza and John Sullivan co-directed and co-wrote the film, which is based on D'Souza's book The Roots of Obama's Rage (2010). Through interviews and reenactments, the film compares the similarities of the lives of D'Souza and President Barack Obama as D'Souza presents his theory alleging that early influences on Obama are affecting the decisions he makes as president. The film has grossed over $33.45 million in the United States, making it the fourth highest-grossing documentary (domestically) since 1982.


  20. 21 Grams

    21 Grams (2003)

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    21 Grams is a 2003 American drama film directed by Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu and written by Guillermo Arriaga. It stars Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Danny Huston, and Benicio del Toro.


  21. 2by4

    2by4 (1998)

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    2by4 or 2 x 4 (Two by Four) is a 1998 American drama film directed by and starring Jimmy Smallhorne. The screenplay by Smallhorne, Terry McGoff, and Fergus Tighe focuses on the bisexual foreman of a construction worker of a New York City construction crew.


  22. 3 Backyards

    3 Backyards (2010)

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    3 Backyards is a film written and directed by Eric Mendelsohn. It premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Directing Prize, as did Mendelsohn's first feature, Judy Berlin; Mendelsohn is the only director to have won the prize twice.


  23. 3 Musketeers

    3 Musketeers (2011)

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    3 Musketeers is a direct-to-video action film by The Asylum loosely based on The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas. The film is directed by Cole McKay and is a mockbuster intending to "cash-in" on the Paul W. S. Anderson film The Three Musketeers. The film was released on DVD and Blu-ray disc on October 25, 2011.


  24. 3 Strikes

    3 Strikes (2000)

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    3 Strikes is a 2000 American screwball comedy film, written and directed by DJ Pooh. The film stars Brian Hooks as Rob Douglas, a man just released from a one-year sentence in jail, who already has two strikes to his name. Since he is living under California's Three strikes law, Rob decides to go straight and leave the street life alone. However, things go horribly wrong for him as he gets involved in an altercation with the police upon the day of his release. The plot centers on Rob trying to evade the police until he can prove his innocence, for fear that he will be put away for good with a third strike. David Alan Grier, Faizon Love, and N'Bushe Wright co-star.


  25. 30 Days

    30 Days (1999)

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    30 Days is a 1999 American independent film written and directed by Aaron Harnick. It stars Ben Shenkman and Arija Bareikis and premiered at the 1999 Toronto International Film Festival on 11 September. It was subsequently released in the United States on 15 September 2000.


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