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1. Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)

R | 123 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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59 Metascore

A vampire tells his epic life story: love, betrayal, loneliness, and hunger.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Antonio Banderas, Kirsten Dunst

Votes: 247,599 | Gross: $105.26M

2. 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.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 285,161 | Gross: $52.29M

3. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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65 Metascore

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 541,032 | Gross: $197.17M

4. My Own Private Idaho (1991)

R | 104 min | Drama

7.1
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77 Metascore

Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert

Votes: 38,456 | Gross: $6.40M

5. Family Ties (1982–1989)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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Chronicles liberal ex-hippies Steven and Elyse Keaton, their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew.

Stars: Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter, Justine Bateman

Votes: 12,248

6. Explorers (1985)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.6
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A boy obsessed with 50s sci-fi movies about aliens has a recurring dream about a blueprint of some kind, which he draws for his inventor friend. With the help of a third kid, they follow it and build themselves a spaceship. Now what?

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Bobby Fite, Bradley Gregg

Votes: 15,283

7. The Mosquito Coast (1986)

PG | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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49 Metascore

An eccentric and dogmatic inventor sells his house and takes his family to Central America to build a utopia in the middle of the jungle. Conflicts with his family, a local preacher and ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix, Jadrien Steele

Votes: 22,349 | Gross: $14.30M

8. Sneakers (1992)

PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A security pro finds his past coming back to haunt him, when he and his unique team are tasked with retrieving a particularly important item.

Director: Phil Alden Robinson | Stars: Robert Redford, Dan Aykroyd, Sidney Poitier, Jo Marr

Votes: 45,052 | Gross: $51.43M

9. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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"ABC Afterschool Specials" was the umbrella show name for various educational shows that were shown in the afternoon, occasionally. Each episode was produced by a separate company.

Stars: Lance Kerwin, Samaria Graham, Mara Hobel, Alexa Kenin

Votes: 570

10. Dark Blood (2012)

86 min | Thriller

6.7
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Dealing with nuclear testing and its long-lasting deadly effects, the story portrays Boy, a young widower living in the desert on a nuclear testing site. Living as a hermit, he waits for ... See full summary »

Director: George Sluizer | Stars: River Phoenix, Judy Davis, Jonathan Pryce, Karen Black

Votes: 860

11. Running on Empty (1988)

PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.7
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The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: River Phoenix, Christine Lahti, Judd Hirsch, Jonas Abry

Votes: 10,709 | Gross: $2.84M

12. The Thing Called Love (1993)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.3
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A group of newcomers to the country music business seek love and stardom.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: River Phoenix, Samantha Mathis, Dermot Mulroney, Sandra Bullock

Votes: 5,864 | Gross: $1.03M

13. A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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A charming womanizer has to find a way to get $80 to elope to Hawaii with his one true love, or else go to his father's chosen business school.

Director: William Richert | Stars: River Phoenix, Ann Magnuson, Meredith Salenger, Ione Skye

Votes: 2,099 | Gross: $6.26M

14. I Love You to Death (1990)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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45 Metascore

Joey owns a pizza parlor, and is married to Rosalee, and is a major womanizer. Rosalee goes to extremes when she finds he has been cheating.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Kevin Kline, Tracey Ullman, William Hurt, Joan Plowright

Votes: 11,334 | Gross: $16.19M

15. Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1993)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.3
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28 Metascore

Sissy Hankshaw is born with enormous thumbs that help her hitchhiking through the US from a young age. She becomes a model in advertising and her NY agent 'the Countess' sends her to his ... See full summary »

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco, Pat Morita, Angie Dickinson

Votes: 6,260 | Gross: $1.71M

16. Today (1952– )

240 min | News, Talk-Show

5.2
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A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with news-makers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.

Stars: Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Natalie Morales, Al Roker

Votes: 1,261

17. Dogfight (1991)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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In 1963, the night before the 18 years old "Birdlace" Eddie and his friends are shipped to Vietnam. They play a dirty game called 'Dogfight': all of them seek a woman for a party, and who ... See full summary »

Director: Nancy Savoca | Stars: River Phoenix, Lili Taylor, Richard Panebianco, Anthony Clark

Votes: 6,678 | Gross: $0.39M

18. Hotel (1983–1988)

60 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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The misadventures of the staff and guests of the St. Gregory Hotel.

Stars: James Brolin, Connie Sellecca, Nathan Cook, Shari Belafonte

Votes: 854

19. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982–1983)

60 min | Adventure

7.1
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A drama series, based on the classic musical film of the same name.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Roger Wilson, Peter Horton, Drake Hogestyn

Votes: 193

20. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,183

21. Little Nikita (1988)

PG | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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An FBI agent works to uncover an All-American family as Soviet sleeper agents and gets caught up in friendship with their unaware son.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Sidney Poitier, River Phoenix, Richard Jenkins, Caroline Kava

Votes: 3,969 | Gross: $1.73M

22. Silent Tongue (1993)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Western

5.3
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Mad with grief after the death of his Kiowa wife, Talbot awaits death under a tree with her body beside him. She begins to haunt him because he won't burn her. His father, who bought him the wife, thinks her sister might reason with him.

Director: Sam Shepard | Stars: Alan Bates, Richard Harris, River Phoenix, Dermot Mulroney

Votes: 880 | Gross: $0.06M

23. Surviving (1985 TV Movie)

143 min | Drama

7.7
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Rick is a 17 year old golden boy whose father wants him to became a doctor like himself. Lonnie is a problematic 16 year old girl, who has just come out from a sanatorium after an attempted... See full summary »

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Len Cariou, Zach Galligan, Marsha Mason

Votes: 428

24. It's Your Move (1984–1985)

30 min | Comedy

8.4
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Enrapturing high school grifter Matt Burton may finally have met his match when his widowed mother begins dating their new apartment building neighbor Norman who's wise to Matt's schemes ... See full summary »

Stars: Jason Bateman, Caren Kaye, Tricia Cast, Ernie Sabella

Votes: 391

25. Edición Especial Coleccionista (2010– )

9 min | Comedy, History

7.0
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Stars: David Díaz, Luis Rodrigo, Gabriel Fernández-Gil, Daniel Retuerta

Votes: 53

26. Celebrity (1984)

313 min | Drama

7.7
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Follows the life of three friends, T.J., Mack and Kleber. When they were young something happened that would haunt them for the rest of their lives. And they would each achieve notoriety in... See full summary »

Stars: Ned Beatty, Claude Akins, Dinah Manoff, Debbie Allen

Votes: 161

27. Robert Kennedy and His Times (1985– )

309 min | Drama

8.2
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A personal portrait of one of the most controversial men of this century and the turbulent times in which he lived. An entire era, including the fight for civil rights, the Cuban Missile ... See full summary »

Stars: Jordan Charney, John Ericson, Danna Hansen, Mimi Kennedy

Votes: 92

28. Circle of Violence: A Family Drama (1986 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

7.4
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Georgia Benfield is at a difficult place in her life; her husband, Pete has left her for a younger woman, her teenage son, Chris is unmanageable, and she's struggling financially when her ... See full summary »

Director: David Greene | Stars: Tuesday Weld, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Peter Bonerz, River Phoenix

Votes: 73

29. The 61st Annual Academy Awards (1989 TV Special)

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Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: James Acheson, Harry Andrews, Anne Archer, Army Archerd

Votes: 191

30. CBS This Morning (1987–2015)

120 min | News, Talk-Show

5.3
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CBS's morning news and talk show.

Stars: Dolly Parton, Tom Selleck, Meryl Streep, Shirley MacLaine

Votes: 40

31. 13 Steps (2011)

14 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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A group of young recovering alcoholics/addicts get swindled into a cult disguised as Alcoholics Anonymous by a charming, manipulative leader. Based on a true story.

Director: Jennifer Gable | Stars: Alison Dahlstrom, Raja Deka, Victor del Mar, Natalia Ferreiro

Votes: 10

32. The 46th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1989 TV Special)

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Stars: Kyle Aletter, Anne Archer, Bea Arthur, Armand Assante

Votes: 12

33. Teen Vid II (1991 Video)

5.4
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Stars: Baba, Chris Cuevas, Josie Davis, Trent Dean

Votes: 64

34. Canceled Lives: Letters from the Inside (1993 Video)

50 min | Documentary

8.8
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Prison documentry/drama in which various prison inmates' letters to family and friends are read by celebrity voice overs against a prison setting to give us an insight into the life of a prisoner.

Director: Martin Good | Stars: Matt Adler, Kirstie Alley, Kevin Bacon, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 58

35. Truth or Dairy (1994)

23 min | Documentary, Short

8.4
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This classic Vegan Society video remains one of the most entertaining and informative introductions to veganism. Viewers will learn why avoiding meat, leather, dairy and eggs is not only ... See full summary »

Stars: Casey Kasem, k.d. lang, Moby, River Phoenix

Votes: 5

36. Evolution's End? (1991 Video)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Wayne Keeley | Stars: Carole King, Bill W. Curry, John Oates, River Phoenix

37. The Starlight Annual Foundation Benefit (1988 TV Special)

Reality-TV

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Stars: Frankie Avalon, Corbin Bernsen, Courteney Cox, Patti D'Arbanville

38. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982–1983)
Episode: A House Divided (1982)

Adventure

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Brian lets his celebrity on the town's polo team go to his head. After "a little fun" he winds up in jail on a drunk driving charge. Adam suspends him from the team for his reckless ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Roger Wilson, Peter Horton, Drake Hogestyn

39. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982–1983)
Episode: A Ring for Hannah (1983)

Adventure

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Daniel and his younger brothers risk danger to search for enough gold to make a ring for Hannah.

Director: James Sheldon | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Roger Wilson, Peter Horton, Drake Hogestyn

40. ABC Afterschool Specials (1972–1997)
Episode: Backwards: The Riddle of Dyslexia (1984)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.3
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13-year-old boy has problems reading, which his teachers attribute to laziness. It is later discovered that he has Dyslexia.

Director: Alexander Grasshoff | Stars: Madge Sinclair, River Phoenix, Judy Farrell, Joaquin Phoenix

Votes: 69

41. Edición Especial Coleccionista (2010– )
Episode: Blu-ray: Pack Indiana Jones (2013)

31 min | Comedy, History

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Director: David Díaz | Stars: David Díaz, Karen Allen, Denholm Elliott, Harrison Ford

42. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982–1983)
Episode: Catch a Falling Star (1982)

Adventure

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Daniel tries to help former country music star Stormy Wethers , who is struggling with demons in a bottle.

Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Roger Wilson, Peter Horton, Drake Hogestyn

43. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982–1983)
Episode: Challenges (1982)

Adventure

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Ford wants to ask a girl to the dance, but can't quite find the nerve. Hannah is "encouraging" him strongly, a bit too strongly. A local rodeo champ is giving a workshop, but he and Evan get off on the wrong foot.

Director: Harvey S. Laidman | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Roger Wilson, Drake Hogestyn, Peter Horton

44. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982–1983)
Episode: Christmas Song (1982)

Adventure

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It's Christmas and a young widow is trying to hold on to her children. She has been on the move, just a step or two ahead of her in-laws. They are determined and wealthy; and a possessive, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert C. Thompson | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Roger Wilson, Peter Horton, Drake Hogestyn

Votes: 6

45. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982–1983)
Episode: Daniel's Song (1982)

Adventure

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Daniel temporarily plays guitar in a band at Pony Joe's and falls in love with the band's singer, who had a brief history with Brian, so things get complicated.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Roger Wilson, Peter Horton, Drake Hogestyn

46. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982–1983)
Episode: Deadly High (1983)

Adventure

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There is a warning out that marijuana growers have infiltrated the government forest land and locals should avoid the area. Meanwhile Guthrie is being aggressively pressured at school by the dealers who don't want to take no for an answer.

Director: John Florea | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Roger Wilson, Peter Horton, Drake Hogestyn

47. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1982–1983)
Episode: Dreams (1982)

Adventure

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Brian wants to live differently and takes a job in a logging camp, where an old cowboy and he hit it off and have adventures together until the end of the season. Evan's football coach ... See full summary »

Director: John Florea | Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Roger Wilson, Peter Horton, Drake Hogestyn

48. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Eclipsed by Death: The Life of River Phoenix (2002)

Documentary, Biography

5.3
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Director: John Griffin | Stars: River Phoenix, Wil Wheaton

Votes: 103

49. Robert Kennedy and His Times (1985– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1985)

Drama

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Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Brad Davis, Veronica Cartwright, Cliff De Young, Ned Beatty

50. Robert Kennedy and His Times (1985– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1985)

Drama

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Stars: Nancy Abramson, Phyllis Applegate, Wayne Armstrong, Madison Arnold