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1. Stand by Me (1986)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

Writers: Stephen King, Raynold Gideon, Bruce A. Evans | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

2. Lee Daniels' The Butler (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 132 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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66 Metascore

As Cecil Gaines serves eight presidents during his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society.

Writers: Danny Strong, Wil Haygood | Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack, Jane Fonda

3. Sixteen Candles (1984)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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57 Metascore

A young girl's "sweet sixteenth" birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: John Hughes | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling

4. The Frozen Ground (2013)

R | 105 min | Biography, Crime, History

6.4
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37 Metascore

An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.

Writer: Scott Walker | Director: Scott Walker | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Vanessa Hudgens, John Cusack, Dean Norris

5. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy

8.0
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

6. Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.5
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63 Metascore

A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.

Writers: Josh Heald, Sean Anders, John Morris | Director: Steve Pink | Stars: John Cusack, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke

7. The Prince (2014)

R | 93 min | Action, Thriller | Completed

A retired assassin is drawn back into the life he gave up when his daughter is kidnapped. To rescue her, he must confront his former rival.

Writers: Andre Fabrizio, Jeremy Passmore | Director: Brian A Miller | Stars: Bruce Willis, John Cusack, Jessica Lowndes, Johnathon Schaech

8. Identity (2003)

R | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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64 Metascore

Stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain-storm, ten strangers become acquainted with each other when they realize that they're being killed off one by one.

Writer: Michael Cooney | Director: James Mangold | Stars: John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet, John Hawkes

9. The Raven (I) (2012)

R | 110 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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44 Metascore

When a madman begins committing horrific murders inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's works, a young Baltimore detective joins forces with Poe to stop him from making his stories a reality.

Writers: Hannah Shakespeare, Ben Livingston | Director: James McTeigue | Stars: John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans, Brendan Gleeson

10. Thirteen (2003)

R | 100 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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70 Metascore

A thirteen-year-old girl's relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend.

Writers: Catherine Hardwicke, Nikki Reed | Director: Catherine Hardwicke | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Holly Hunter, Nikki Reed, Vanessa Hudgens

11. Say Anything... (1989)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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86 Metascore

A noble underachiever and a beautiful valedictorian fall in love the summer before she goes off to college.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney, Lili Taylor

12. 2012 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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49 Metascore

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

Writers: Roland Emmerich, Harald Kloser | Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet

13. The Bag Man (2014)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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28 Metascore

A criminal bides his time at a seedy motel, waiting for his boss after killing several men and making away with a mystery bag.

Writers: David Grovic, Paul Conway, James Russo | Director: David Grovic | Stars: John Cusack, Rebecca Da Costa, Robert De Niro, Crispin Glover

14. 1408 (2007)

PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery

6.8
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64 Metascore

A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.

Writers: Matt Greenberg, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, Stephen King | Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack, Paul Birchard

15. The Paperboy (2012)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

5.8
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45 Metascore

A reporter returns to his Florida hometown to investigate a case involving a death row inmate.

Writers: Peter Dexter, Lee Daniels | Director: Lee Daniels | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, John Cusack, Zac Efron

16. High Fidelity (2000)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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79 Metascore

Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress.

Writers: Nick Hornby, D.V. DeVincentis, Steve Pink, John Cusack, Scott Rosenberg | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Todd Louiso, Jack Black

17. Anastasia (1997)

G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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59 Metascore

The last surviving child of the Russian Royal Family hooks up with two con men to reunite with her grandmother, the Dowager Empress, while the undead Rasputin seeks her death.

Writers: Susan Gauthier, Bruce Graham, Bob Tzudiker, Noni White, Eric Tuchman | Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman | Stars: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd, Kelsey Grammer

18. Con Air (1997)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.8
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52 Metascore

A newly released ex-con and former US Ranger finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.

Writer: Scott Rosenberg | Director: Simon West | Stars: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich, Colm Meaney

19. Maps to the Stars (2014)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.9
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70 Metascore

A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.

Writer: Bruce Wagner | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Julianne Moore, Robert Pattinson, Mia Wasikowska, John Cusack

20. Being John Malkovich (1999)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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90 Metascore

A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of the movie star, John Malkovich.

Writer: Charlie Kaufman | Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, John Malkovich

21. Grand Piano (2013)

R | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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62 Metascore

Moments before his comeback performance, a concert pianist who suffers from stage fright discovers a note written on his music sheet.

Writer: Damien Chazelle | Director: Eugenio Mira | Stars: Elijah Wood, John Cusack, Kerry Bishé, Tamsin Egerton

22. The Thin Red Line (1998)

R | 170 min | Drama, War

7.6
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78 Metascore

Terrence Malick's adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War.

Writers: James Jones, Terrence Malick | Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Elias Koteas

23. Adult World (2013)

R | 97 min | Comedy

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61 Metascore

Amy, a naive college graduate who believes she's destined to be a great poet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a sex shop while she pursues a mentorship with reclusive writer Rat Billings.

Writer: Andy Cochran | Director: Scott Coffey | Stars: Emma Roberts, Evan Peters, John Cusack, Cloris Leachman

24. Adaptation. (2002)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

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83 Metascore

A lovelorn screenwriter becomes desperate as he tries and fails to adapt The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean for the screen.

Writers: Susan Orlean, Charlie Kaufman, Donald Kaufman | Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meryl Streep, Chris Cooper, Tilda Swinton

25. Drive Hard (2014)

92 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.3
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A former race car driver is abducted by a mysterious thief and forced to be the wheel-man for a crime that puts them both in the sights of the cops and the mob.

Writers: Chad Law, Evan Law, Brigitte Jean Allen | Director: Brian Trenchard-Smith | Stars: John Cusack, Thomas Jane, Zoe Ventoura, Damien Garvey

26. Serendipity (2001)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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52 Metascore

A couple reunite years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they'd end up together.

Writer: Marc Klein | Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven, Bridget Moynahan

27. Better Off Dead... (1985)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

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A teenager has to deal with his girlfriend dumping him among family crises, homicidal paper boys, and a rival skier.

Writer: Savage Steve Holland | Director: Savage Steve Holland | Stars: John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, Kim Darby, Demian Slade

28. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)

R | 155 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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57 Metascore

A visiting city reporter's assignment suddenly revolves around the murder trial of a local millionaire, whom he befriends.

Writers: John Berendt, John Lee Hancock | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: John Cusack, Kevin Spacey, Jack Thompson, Irma P. Hall

29. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show | Active

8.9
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America's top fake news show.

Creators: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

30. The Numbers Station (2013)

R | 89 min | Action, Thriller

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39 Metascore

A disgraced black ops agent is dispatched to a remote CIA broadcast station to protect a code operator. Soon, they find themselves in a life-or-death struggle to stop a deadly plot before it's too late.

Writer: F. Scott Frazier | Director: Kasper Barfoed | Stars: John Cusack, Malin Akerman, Liam Cunningham, Richard Brake

31. Must Love Dogs (2005)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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46 Metascore

A forty-something preschool teacher looks to the personals for a change of pace and a relationship, with hilarious results.

Writers: Claire Cook, Gary David Goldberg | Director: Gary David Goldberg | Stars: Diane Lane, John Cusack, Elizabeth Perkins, Christopher Plummer

32. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

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Add a Plot

Stars: Sherri Shepherd, Whoopi Goldberg, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Barbara Walters

33. Runaway Jury (2003)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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61 Metascore

A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.

Writers: John Grisham, Brian Koppelman, David Levien, Rick Cleveland, Matthew Chapman | Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: John Cusack, Rachel Weisz, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman

34. Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.4
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76 Metascore

Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time.

Writers: Tom Jankiewicz, D.V. DeVincentis, Steve Pink, John Cusack | Director: George Armitage | Stars: John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Dan Aykroyd, Joan Cusack

35. Class (1983)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Jonathan, a naive country boy, gets a scholarship to a classy prep school, where he rooms with suave, rich and handsome Skip. Skip decides it is his duty to see that Jonathan loses his ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Kouf, David Greenwalt | Director: Lewis John Carlino | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Cliff Robertson

36. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.9
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

Creator: Jimmy Kimmel | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett, Guillermo Rodriguez

37. The Factory (V) (2012)

R | 108 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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An obsessed cop is on the trail of a serial killer prowling the streets of Buffalo, N.Y. but when his teenage daughter disappears, he drops any professional restraint to get the killer.

Writers: Morgan O'Neill, Paul Leyden | Director: Morgan O'Neill | Stars: John Cusack, Dallas Roberts, Vincent Messina, Jennifer Carpenter

38. The Player (1992)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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86 Metascore

A Hollywood studio executive is being sent death threats by a writer whose script he rejected - but which one?

Writer: Michael Tolkin | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Whoopi Goldberg

39. War, Inc. (2008)

R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

5.7
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37 Metascore

A political satire set in Turaqistan, a country occupied by an American private corporation run by a former US Vice-President. In an effort to monopolize the opportunities the war-torn ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark Leyner, Jeremy Pikser, John Cusack | Director: Joshua Seftel | Stars: John Cusack, Marisa Tomei, Hilary Duff, Joan Cusack

40. Chelsea Lately (2007– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Talk-Show | Active

6.4
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Comedian Chelsea Handler talks about celebrity gossip, pop culture and interviews celebrities while giving her audience something to laugh at. She is accompanied by her round table guests ... See full summary »

Stars: Chelsea Handler, Chuy Bravo, Mike Rock, Chris Franjola

41. The Sure Thing (1985)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A college student plans a cross-country trip to get laid, but ends up traveling with a young woman. They hate each other, so naturally...

Writers: Steve Bloom, Jonathan Roberts | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga, Anthony Edwards, Boyd Gaines

42. Late Show with David Letterman (1993– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

6.9
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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City.

Stars: David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Alan Kalter, Biff Henderson

43. Eight Men Out (1988)

PG | 119 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.3
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A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.

Writers: Eliot Asinof, John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: John Cusack, Clifton James, Michael Lerner, Christopher Lloyd

44. Cell (I) (2014)

Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | Post-production

When a mysterious cell phone signal causes apocalyptic chaos, an artist is determined to reunite with his young son in New England.

Writers: Adam Alleca, Stephen King | Director: Tod Williams | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, John Cusack, Isabelle Fuhrman, Stacy Keach

45. Dragon Blade (2015)

Action, Adventure, Drama | Filming

Lost Roman soldiers navigate their way through China.

Director: Daniel Lee | Stars: Adrien Brody, John Cusack, Jackie Chan, Peng Lin

46. Broadcast News (1987)

R | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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84 Metascore

Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly.

Writer: James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky

47. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

8.3
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Richard Malmos

48. Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003– )

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show | Active

7.4
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A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents, hosted by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres.

Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Anthony Okungbowa, Jon Abrahams, Lauren Graham

49. The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992– )

TV-14 | 62 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

5.3
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After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The format of the show has remained largely unchanged, consisting primarily of an opening ... See full summary »

Stars: Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks, Rickey Minor, Wally Wingert

50. America's Sweethearts (2001)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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44 Metascore

A movie publicist deals with the messy public split of his movie's co-stars while keeping reporters at bay while a reclusive director holds the film's print hostage.

Writers: Billy Crystal, Peter Tolan | Director: Joe Roth | Stars: Julia Roberts, John Cusack, Billy Crystal, Catherine Zeta-Jones