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1. Basic Instinct (1992)

R | 127 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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34 Metascore

A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Votes: 110,501

2. Showgirls (1995)

NC-17 | 128 min | Drama

4.5
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16 Metascore

A young drifter, named Nomi, arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become the top of the Vegas showgirls.

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Elizabeth Berkley, Kyle MacLachlan, Gina Gershon, Glenn Plummer

Votes: 43,439

3. Flashdance (1983)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Music

6.0
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35 Metascore

A Pittsburgh woman with two jobs as a welder and an exotic dancer wants to get into ballet school.

Writers: Thomas Hedley Jr., Joe Eszterhas | Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala, Sunny Johnson

Votes: 28,028

4. Basic Instinct 2 (2006)

R | 114 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

4.1
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26 Metascore

Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law, and Scotland Yard appoints psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass to evaluate her. Though, like Detective Nick Curran before him, Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.

Writers: Leora Barish, Henry Bean, Joe Eszterhas | Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: Sharon Stone, David Morrissey, David Thewlis, Stan Collymore

Votes: 27,027

5. 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

Votes: 20,796

6. Sliver (1993)

R | 108 min | Romance, Thriller

4.9
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Carly Norris is a book editor living in New York City who moves into the Sliver apartment building. In the apartment building, Carly meets two of her new neighbors, author Jack Lansford who... See full summary »

Writers: Ira Levin, Joe Eszterhas | Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Sharon Stone, William Baldwin, Tom Berenger, Polly Walker

Votes: 19,533

7. Nowhere to Run (1993)

R | 94 min | Action, Romance, Drama

5.4
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Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children. Nobody knows who Sam is.

Writers: Joe Eszterhas, Richard Marquand, Leslie Bohem, Randy Feldman | Director: Robert Harmon | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Rosanna Arquette, Kieran Culkin, Ted Levine

Votes: 14,076

8. Jagged Edge (1985)

R | 108 min | Crime, Thriller, Mystery

6.5
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San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires ... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Glenn Close, Peter Coyote, Robert Loggia

Votes: 8,559

9. Jade (1995)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.1
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A bright assistant D.A. investigates a gruesome hatchet murder and hides a clue he found at the crime scene. Under professional threats and an attempt on his life, he goes on heartbroken because evidence point to the woman he still loves.

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: David Caruso, Linda Fiorentino, Chazz Palminteri, Richard Crenna

Votes: 8,083

10. One Night Stand (1997)

R | 102 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Los-Angeles commercials director Max visits his friend, artist Charlie, who was diagnosed with AIDS in New York. There he meets Karen, they are attracted to each other and after they meet ... See full summary »

Writer: Mike Figgis | Director: Mike Figgis | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Nastassja Kinski, Kyle MacLachlan, Ming-Na Wen

Votes: 5,191

11. F.I.S.T (1978)

PG | 145 min | Drama

6.4
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Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ruthless and ... See full summary »

Writers: Joe Eszterhas, Sylvester Stallone | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle, Melinda Dillon

Votes: 4,653

12. Music Box (1989)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jessica Lange, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Frederic Forrest, Donald Moffat

Votes: 4,395

13. Betrayed (1988)

R | 127 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.3
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An FBI agent posing as a combine driver becomes romantically involved with a Midwest farmer who lives a double life as a white supremacist.

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Debra Winger, Tom Berenger, John Heard, Betsy Blair

Votes: 3,772

14. An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)

R | 86 min | Comedy

3.5
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When a rookie filmmaker with the unfortunate name Alan Smithee realizes he's an unwitting studio puppet, being forced to make a big-budget action film he knows is horrible, he steals the master reels and tries to make a deal.

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Coolio, Chuck D., Eric Idle

Votes: 2,827

15. Children of Glory (2006)

123 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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At the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, the Hungarian water polo team faces off against the Russians in what will become known as one of the bloodiest matches in the sport's history.

Writers: Joe Eszterhas, Éva Gárdos, Géza Bereményi, Réka Divinyi, Colin K. Gray | Director: Krisztina Goda | Stars: Kata Dobó, Iván Fenyö, Sándor Csányi, Károly Gesztesi

Votes: 2,745

16. Telling Lies in America (1997)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Music

6.3
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65 Metascore

Karchy (Brad Renfro) is a boy in school who has moved from Hungary to America in the 1960's. He is struggling in school and trying to adjust to America's culture. He then hears about a ... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: Guy Ferland | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Brad Renfro, Maximilian Schell, Calista Flockhart

Votes: 1,758

17. Big Shots (1987)

PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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Following the death of his father, suburbanite Obie runs away from home and winds up on Chicago's South Side. After being mugged, he befriends con artist Scam. The two then embark on a Down... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Ricky Busker, Darius McCrary, Robert Joy, Robert Prosky

Votes: 559

18. Jackie Chan: My Story (1998 Video)

74 min | Documentary

6.8
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Add a Plot

Writer: Bey Logan | Director: Jackie Chan | Stars: Jackie Chan, Willie Chan, Charles Chan, Stanley Tong

Votes: 463

19. Checking Out (1989)

R | 96 min | Comedy

4.7
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Ray is a man obsessed with his own mortality. When Ray's best friend dies of a heart attack, Ray is convinced that all of his aches and pains are an indication of his own imminent death. ... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: David Leland | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Melanie Mayron, Michael Tucker, Kathleen York

Votes: 307

20. Hearts of Fire (1987)

R | 95 min | Drama, Music, Musical

4.4
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A reclusive musician, once a huge rock star, takes a young female protegee. While on a tour she meets a younger, more popular rocker and switches her loyalties.

Writers: Joe Eszterhas, Scott Richardson | Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Bob Dylan, Fiona, Rupert Everett, Julian Glover

Votes: 290

21. Showgirls 2: Penny's from Heaven (2011)

R | 145 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

2.3
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Las Vegas stripper, Penny Slot (Rena Riffel), sets out on an adventure to become the star dancer on a dance television show. With stars in her eyes, she tries to find the pot of gold at the... See full summary »

Writer: Rena Riffel | Director: Rena Riffel | Stars: Rena Riffel, Glenn Plummer, Greg Travis, Dewey Weber

Votes: 175

22. The Making of 'Showgirls' (1995 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 5 min | Documentary, Short

4.7
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This made-for-TV documentary provides movies fans with an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the making of Showgirls, about a young woman hoping to get her big break working as a nude ... See full summary »

Stars: Elizabeth Berkley, Gina Gershon, Kyle MacLachlan, Paul Verhoeven

Votes: 65

23. Tabac, retenez votre souffle! (2006 TV Movie)

92 min | Documentary

7.0
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The tobacco industry's conspiratorial efforts to market their products in the face of public health facts and public opposition.

Writer: Nadia Collot | Director: Nadia Collot | Star: Joe Eszterhas

Votes: 47

24. The First Film (2015)

Documentary | Post-production

Leeds born filmmaker David Nicholas Wilkinson's thirty two year quest to prove that the worlds film industry started in Leeds, Yorkshire, England in 1888.

Writers: Irfan Shah, David Wilkinson | Director: David Wilkinson | Stars: Sarah Lancashire, Tom Courtenay, Joe Eszterhas, Ronald Harwood

25. Lust

Thriller | Announced

A Miami real estate broker in a loving marriage with an older man, is unexpectedly seduced into an affair with a younger, charming playboy from Los Angeles, only to suffer the consequences as she ends up in a dangerous love triangle.

Writers: Joe Eszterhas, Jack Olsen | Director: Hype Williams

26. Untitled Joe Eszterhas/Virgin of Guadalupe Project

Drama | Announced

The story of the first sighting of the virgin of Guadalupe by an Aztec peasant in the 16th century.

Writer: Joe Eszterhas