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2. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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78 Metascore

After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.

Writers: Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 669,926

3. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

8.6
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90 Metascore

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas, Philip Kaufman | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 560,918

4. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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52 Metascore

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 531,868

5. Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (2004 Video)

151 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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An in-depth making of documentary about the original Star Wars trilogy, covering the productions of the three films and their impact on popular culture.

Writer: Ed Singer | Directors: Edith Becker, Kevin Burns | Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Kenny Baker, Jim Bloom, Leo Braudy

Votes: 2,153

6. Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation (1989 Video)

100 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

8.3
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A shot-for-shot remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), started by three 12-year-olds and completed over a period of six years.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, Philip Kaufman, George Lucas | Director: Eric Zala | Stars: Chris Strompolos, Angela Rodriguez, Eric Zala, Ted Ross

Votes: 333

7. Bystander Revolution (2014– )

Documentary

8.1
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Simple acts of kindness, courage, and inclusion anyone can use to take the power out of bullying.

Stars: Kenny Ortega, Salma Hayek, Anthony Robbins, Jason Collins

Votes: 97

8. Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (1996 Video Game)

Adventure, Action, Sci-Fi

8.1
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You are the protector of Luke Skywalker.

Writers: George Lucas, Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan, Steve Perry, John Wagner | Director: Jon Knoles | Stars: Bob Bergen, John Cygan, Lisa Fuson, Tom Kane

Votes: 597

9. Almost Famous (2000)

R | 122 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.9
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90 Metascore

A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies it on their concert tour.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand

Votes: 185,656

10. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 861

11. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.9
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Creator: Susan Lacy | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Fred Astaire

Votes: 360

12. On Story (2011– )

27 min | Talk-Show

7.9
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Stars: Damon Lindelof, Álvaro Rodríguez, Roberto Orci, Michael Brandt

Votes: 13

13. As Good as It Gets (1997)

PG-13 | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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67 Metascore

A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is in an accident.

Writers: Mark Andrus, James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr.

Votes: 208,263

14. The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

98 min | Documentary

7.8
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Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

Writer: Mark Jonathan Harris | Director: Wendy Apple | Stars: Kathy Bates, Zach Staenberg, Jodie Foster, Michael Tronick

Votes: 1,635

15. The Directors (1999– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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Stars: Harrison Ford, Dave Mann, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep

Votes: 135

16. Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool (2005 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 87 min | Documentary

7.6
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The life and times of actor Steve McQueen, on the 75th anniversary of his birth

Writer: Mimi Freedman | Director: Mimi Freedman | Stars: Steve McQueen, Robert Culp, Neile Adams, Suzanne Pleshette

Votes: 238

17. Body Heat (1981)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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78 Metascore

In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.

Writer: Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna, Ted Danson

Votes: 20,928

18. Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy (2003 Video)

127 min | Documentary

7.4
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George Lucas and Steven Spielberg tell the struggles and the passion for making the Indiana Jones Trilogy.

Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, Lawrence Kasdan, Tom Selleck

Votes: 340

19. Silverado (1985)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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64 Metascore

A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices which exist in a small town.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, Mark Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover

Votes: 25,539

20. The Big Chill (1983)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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62 Metascore

A group of seven former college friends gather for a weekend reunion at a South Carolina winter house after the funeral of one of their friends.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, Barbara Benedek | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt

Votes: 23,353

21. Memories of 'The Bodyguard' (2005 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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Stars: Lawrence Kasdan, Mick Jackson, Jim Wilson, Kevin Costner

Votes: 12

22. Grand Canyon (1991)

R | 134 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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64 Metascore

Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles. At the center of the film is the unlikely friendship of two men from ... See full summary »

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, Meg Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Danny Glover, Kevin Kline, Steve Martin, Mary McDonnell

Votes: 12,004

23. Mumford (1999)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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62 Metascore

In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.

Writer: Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Loren Dean, Hope Davis, Jason Lee, Alfre Woodard

Votes: 7,960

24. Miracles and Mystery: Creating 'The Green Mile' (2006 Video)

103 min | Documentary

6.9
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Director: Constantine Nasr | Stars: Kim Newman, Frank Darabont, Steve Jones, Bernie Wrightson

Votes: 45

25. The Accidental Tourist (1988)

PG | 121 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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53 Metascore

An emotionally distant writer of travel guides must carry on with his life after his son is killed and his marriage crumbles.

Writers: Anne Tyler, Frank Galati, Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Geena Davis, Amy Wright

Votes: 11,321

26. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: 'Dreamcatcher': Unraveling the Nightmare (2003)

Documentary

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Stars: Stephen King, Thomas Jane, Timothy Olyphant, William Goldman

Votes: 12

27. The TV Set (2006)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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65 Metascore

The story of a TV pilot as it goes through the Network TV process of casting, production and finally airing.

Writer: Jake Kasdan | Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: David Duchovny, Sigourney Weaver, Ioan Gruffudd, Judy Greer

Votes: 4,858

28. In the Land of Women (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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47 Metascore

L.A. soft-porn writer Carter Webb is frustrated enough after his actress girlfriend dumps him to need a serious break. He decides to spend it with his grandmother, who can't really take ... See full summary »

Writer: Jon Kasdan | Director: Jon Kasdan | Stars: Adam Brody, Kristen Stewart, Meg Ryan, Elena Anaya

Votes: 26,140

29. Wyatt Earp (1994)

PG-13 | 191 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.6
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47 Metascore

Wyatt Earp is a movie about a man and his family. The movie shows us the good times and the bad times of one of the West's most famous individuals.

Writers: Dan Gordon, Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Kevin Costner, Dennis Quaid, Gene Hackman, David Andrews

Votes: 31,200

30. Guns for Hire: The Making of 'The Magnificent Seven' (2000 TV Movie)

49 min | Documentary

6.6
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The behind-the-scenes story of the making of the classic Western.

Director: Louis Heaton | Stars: Bob Benecke, Maria Palacios de Erickson, Chazz Palminteri, John Carpenter

Votes: 125

31. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: George Lucas: Heroes, Myths and Magic (1993)

Documentary, Biography, History

6.6
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An examination of the life and career of director George Lucas, including interviews with colleagues, cast and crew members from his films.

Directors: Jane Paley, Larry Price | Stars: Kate Capshaw, Francis Ford Coppola, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford

Votes: 146

32. French Kiss (1995)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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50 Metascore

A woman flies to France to confront her straying fiancé, but gets into trouble when the charming crook seated next to her uses her for smuggling.

Writer: Adam Brooks | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Meg Ryan, Kevin Kline, Timothy Hutton, Jean Reno

Votes: 35,545

33. Into the Night (1985)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Ed Okin's life is somewhat out of control. He can't sleep, his wife betrays him and his job is dull. One night he starts to drive through Los Angeles and he finally ends in the parking ... See full summary »

Writer: Ron Koslow | Director: John Landis | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Michelle Pfeiffer, Carmen Argenziano, Andrew Marton

Votes: 6,980

34. 100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003 TV Movie)

180 min | Documentary

6.5
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Documentary, based on a British poll, listing the 100 sexiest movie and TV moments, topped by Ursula Andress emerging from the ocean in the James Bond film "Dr. No" (1962), followed at #2 ... See full summary »

Director: Suzy Ratner | Stars: Anna Chancellor, Thelma Adams, Gerry Agar, Ursula Andress

Votes: 29

35. All of What Follows Is True: The Making of 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' (2006 Video)

36 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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A retrospective on the 1969 classic "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," its impact on the careers of the filmmakers and cast, and how the film made a distinct impact on the Western genre.

Director: Constantine Nasr | Stars: William Goldman, Paul Newman, Richard D. Zanuck, Lawrence Kasdan

Votes: 18

36. Star Wars: The Magic & the Mystery (1997 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

6.5
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Host Howie Long takes viewers on a tour of the "Star Wars" universe, as Fox TV celebrates the re-release of the original three legendary films in this one hour special.

Director: Thomas C. Grane | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Drew Casper, Phil Cousineau, Anthony Daniels

Votes: 30

37. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Kevin Costner (2003)

TV-G | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.5
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Writer: Bill Evashwick | Director: Adam Friedman | Stars: Kevin Costner, Alison Bailes, Peter Bart, Christine Baumgartner

Votes: 65

38. 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.

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

Votes: 10,227

39. HBO First Look (1992– )

13 min | Documentary

6.3
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Behind-the-scenes look at upcoming feature films, featuring interview commentary with their casts and crews.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith, Matt Damon

Votes: 283

41. The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of 'Star Wars' (2004 Video)

13 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of Star Wars is a Video Documentary included in the 2004 DVD of the Star Wars Original Trilogy. It explained the impact of "Star Wars" on various directors and actors.

Writer: Gary Leva | Stars: John Matthew, James Cameron, Ed Catmull, Richard Chew

Votes: 141

42. The Bodyguard (1992)

R | 129 min | Action, Drama, Music

6.1
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A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to a pop singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's.

Writer: Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Gary Kemp, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 78,969

43. Continental Divide (1981)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

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A hard-nosed Chicago journalist has an unlikely love affair with an eagle researcher.

Writer: Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: John Belushi, Blair Brown, Allen Garfield, Carlin Glynn

Votes: 3,500

44. Immediate Family (1989)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama

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Linda and Michael, married for ten years, desperately want a baby and turn to an adoption agency which introduces them to Lucy, a teenage girl expecting her first baby. The three agree that... See full summary »

Writer: Barbara Benedek | Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Glenn Close, James Woods, Mary Stuart Masterson, Kevin Dillon

Votes: 1,100

45. Wyatt Earp: Walk with a Legend (1994 TV Movie)

22 min | Documentary

5.9
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Writer: Meg Staahl | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Kevin Costner, Charlton Heston, David Lean

Votes: 16

46. The Big Chill: A Reunion (1999 Video)

56 min | Documentary

5.9
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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: William Hurt, Lawrence Kasdan, Kevin Kline

Votes: 29

47. It's Like Life (2004 Video)

13 min | Documentary, Short

5.8
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Stars: Ed Begley Jr., Geena Davis, William Hurt, Lawrence Kasdan

Votes: 6

48. Cross My Heart (1987)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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A man and a woman go out on a "big" third date. He's ashamed to admit he just lost his job, and she's afraid he'll run away if he finds out that she has a kid. Small lies lead to bigger ones and the night gets crazy very soon.

Writers: Armyan Bernstein, Gail Parent | Director: Armyan Bernstein | Stars: Martin Short, Annette O'Toole, Paul Reiser, Joanna Kerns

Votes: 784

49. The Martin Short Show (1999–2000)

60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

5.7
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Martin Short interviews celebrities with some Sketch Comedy on the side.

Stars: Martin Short, Chevy Chase, Thomas Gibson, Steve Martin

Votes: 77

50. American Federale (2013)

72 min | Documentary, Biography, History

5.7
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American Federale is about the only American ever to serve as a Mexican Federale. Filmed in border Mexico and El Paso, this film gives us insight into a life in the trenches working on the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael D. Carlin | Stars: Michael D. Carlin, Wally Homouri

Votes: 20