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1. The Avengers (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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69 Metascore

Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. assembles a team of superheroes to save the planet from Loki and his army.

Writers: Joss Whedon, Zak Penn | Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

2. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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66 Metascore

After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending USA ideals.

Writers: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Joe Simon, Jack Kirby | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Samuel L. Jackson, Hayley Atwell

3. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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91 Metascore

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

Writer: George Lucas | Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

4. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.2
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63 Metascore

The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.

Writers: Stuart Gordon, Brian Yuzna, Ed Naha, Tom Schulman | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman, Kristine Sutherland

5. Jumanji (1995)

PG | 104 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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39 Metascore

When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.

Writers: Jonathan Hensleigh, Greg Taylor, Jim Strain, Chris Van Allsburg | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt, Jonathan Hyde

6. 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 shake off of the dark side of the Force.

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

7. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

8.6
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90 Metascore

Archeologist 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

8. 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

9. Jurassic Park III (2001)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.9
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42 Metascore

A decidedly odd couple with ulterior motives convince Dr. Alan Grant to go to Isla Sorna (the second InGen dinosaur lab.), resulting in an unexpected landing...and unexpected new inhabitants on the island.

Writers: Michael Crichton, Peter Buchman, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Téa Leoni, Alessandro Nivola

10. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure

7.6
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57 Metascore

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Writers: Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz, George Lucas | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

11. Willow (1988)

PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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A reluctant dwarf must play a critical role in protecting a special baby from an evil queen.

Writers: George Lucas, Bob Dolman | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Jean Marsh

12. The Wolfman (2010)

R | 103 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.8
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43 Metascore

Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf.

Writers: Andrew Kevin Walker, David Self, Curt Siodmak | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Simon Merrells

13. Howard the Duck (1986)

PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop an alien invader.

Writers: Steve Gerber, Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz | Director: Willard Huyck | Stars: Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins, Ed Gale

14. The Rocketeer (1991)

PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.4
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A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high flying masked hero.

Writers: Dave Stevens, Danny Bilson, Paul De Meo, William Dear | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton

15. Power Rangers (2016)

Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Announced

Aa group of high school kids who are infused with unique superpowers harness those abilities in order to save the world.

Writers: Zolly B. Becker, Shuki Levy, Ashley Miller, Haim Saban, Zack Stentz | Director: Joe Johnston

16. October Sky (1999)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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71 Metascore

The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.

Writers: Homer H. Hickam Jr., Lewis Colick | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen

17. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Family

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The adventures of the archelogical treasure hunter in his youth.

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier, Ronny Coutteure

18. Hidalgo (2004)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.6
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54 Metascore

In 1890, a down-and-out cowboy and his horse travel to Arabia to compete in a deadly cross desert horse race.

Writer: John Fusco | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Zuleikha Robinson, Louise Lombard

19. Always (1989)

PG | 122 min | Fantasy, Romance, Drama

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A romantic adventure about a legendary pilot's passion for dare-devil firefighting and his girl.

Writers: Jerry Belson, Dalton Trumbo, Frederick Hazlitt Brennan, Chandler Sprague, David Boehm | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson, John Goodman

20. *batteries not included (1987)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.4
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Apartment block tenants seek the aid of alien mechanical life-forms to save their building from demolition.

Writers: Mick Garris, Brad Bird, Matthew Robbins, Brent Maddock, S.S. Wilson | Director: Matthew Robbins | Stars: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña

21. The Pagemaster (1994)

G | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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A cowardly boy who buries himself in accident statistics enters a library to escape a storm only to be transformed into an animated illustration by the Pagemaster. He has to work through obstacles from classic books to return to real life.

Writers: David Kirschner, David Casci, Ernie Contreras | Directors: Pixote Hunt, Joe Johnston | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd, Canan J. Howell, Alexis Kirschner

22. Not Safe for Work (2014)

74 min | Thriller

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An office worker is trapped inside the building where a killer is on the loose.

Writers: Adam Mason, Simon Boyes | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Michael Gladis, Dan Bakkedahl, JJ Feild, Max Minghella

23. The Ewok Adventure (1984 TV Movie)

96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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Wicket the Ewok and his friends agree to help two shipwrecked human children on a quest to find their parents.

Writers: George Lucas, Bob Carrau | Director: John Korty | Stars: Eric Walker, Warwick Davis, Fionnula Flanagan, Guy Boyd

24. Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985 TV Movie)

94 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.5
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The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and the Ewok Wicket ... See full summary »

Writers: Ken Wheat, Jim Wheat, George Lucas | Directors: Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat | Stars: Wilford Brimley, Warwick Davis, Aubree Miller, Siân Phillips

25. Battlestar Galactica (1978)

PG | 148 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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After the destruction of the human colonies, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift refugee fleet in a search for Earth.

Writer: Glen A. Larson | Directors: Richard A. Colla, Alan J. Levi | Stars: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

26. Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father

Biography, Crime, Drama | Announced

The story of crime boss John Gotti and his son.

Writers: Lem Dobbs, Leo Rossi | Director: Joe Johnston

27. Made in Hollywood (2005– )

60 min | Talk-Show

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Creator: Cleveland O'Neal III | Stars: Kylie Erica Mar, Julie L. Harkness, Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay, Patrick Stinson

28. Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe (2014 TV Movie)

TV-PG | Documentary

8.0
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A look at the story behind Marvel Studios and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, featuring interviews and behind-the-scenes footage from all of the Marvel films, the Marvel One-Shots and "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."

Stars: Axel Alonso, Victoria Alonso, Hayley Atwell, Jeffrey Bell

29. Droids (1985–1986)

24 min | Adventure, Animation, Sci-Fi

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The adventures of R2-D2 and C-3P0 before they joined Luke Skywalker.

Stars: Anthony Daniels, Lesleh Donaldson, Don Francks, John Stocker

30. Hollywood's Best Film Directors (2009–2014)

26 min | Biography

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Creators: Mark Kaplan, Martin Saint Charles, David Freydt | Stars: Chris Columbus, Francis Ford Coppola, Andrew Davis, George Lucas

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

151 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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This documentary chronicles the making of the original Star Wars trilogy from start to finish. We get some background on George Lucas' start in the business and then continue with the ... See full summary »

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

32. Extinction (I)

Sci-Fi, Thriller | Announced

Plot kept under wraps.

Writer: Spenser Cohen | Director: Joe Johnston

33. The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Spring Break Adventure (1999 Video)

96 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.2
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It's 1916, and Indiana Jones is living with his dad in Princeton, New Jersey. Spring break is fast approaching, and all Indy can think of is taking his girlfriend Nancy (daughter of ... See full summary »

Writers: Matthew Jacobs, Jonathan Hales, George Lucas | Directors: Joe Johnston, Carl Schultz | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Lloyd Owen, Ronny Coutteure, Robyn Lively

34. The 100 Greatest Family Films (2005 TV Movie)

301 min | Documentary

6.7
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The top 100 family films, as voted for by the viewers.

Directors: Mark Murray, Helen Spencer | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Robert Abele, Richard Adams, Thelma Adams

35. The Lawful Truth (2014)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller | Completed

As each suspect twists the truth in his or her favor, a frustrated investigator attempts to figure out what ultimately led to the death of a young law student.

Writers: Mollie Fitzgerald, Mollie Fitzgerald | Director: Mollie Fitzgerald | Stars: Joe Johnston, Carrie Lazar, Dayna Stephens, Åsa Wallander

36. The Great Heep (1986 TV Movie)

48 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.5
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C-3PO and R2-D2 are on their way to Biitu to meet their new master, Mungo Baobab, when their ship is attacked and they are taken prisoner. Biitu has been taken over by the giant mechanical ... See full summary »

Writers: Ben Burtt, George Lucas | Director: Clive A. Smith | Stars: Anthony Daniels, Long John Baldry, Winston Rekert, Graeme Campbell

37. From 'Star Wars' to 'Jedi': The Making of a Saga (1983 TV Movie)

Unrated | 65 min | Documentary

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Ever wonder how they ever made Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi? Well this documentary explains it all as we're taken on a behind-the-scenes tour of the making of the ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Schickel | Stars: Mark Hamill, George Lucas, Anthony Daniels, Harrison Ford

38. Beyond Jurassic Park (2001 Video)

118 min

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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Christopher Boyes, Rick Carter, Vanessa Lee Chester

39. Marvel LIVE! World Premiere of Captain America: The First Avenger (2011 Video)

23 min | Short, News

8.0
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Director: Michael Toubassi | Stars: Jaimie Alexander, Hayley Atwell, Don Black, Dominic Cooper

40. The Dinosaurs of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001 Video)

8 min | Adventure, Documentary, Short

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This brief piece reveals to us the many alterations that were made to take on new kinds of dinosaurs for the film Jurassic Park III (2001). The Raptors have changed slightly, according to ... See full summary »

Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Joe Johnston, Jack Horner, William H. Macy, Kathleen Kennedy

42. The Making of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001 Video)

23 min | Adventure, Documentary, Short

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We look at the special effects and animatronics made for the motion picture, Jurassic Park III (2001). Interviews with the cast and crew give us a sneak peek at the film. The movie used ... See full summary »

Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Kathleen Kennedy, Sam Neill, Joe Johnston, William H. Macy

43. Outfitting a Hero (2011 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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Featurette on the redesign for the screen of the title character's outfit for Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).

Stars: Kevin Feige, Ryan Meinerding, Stephen Broussard, Joe Quesada

44. DVD Preview with Leonard Maltin Vol. 1 (2001 Video)

Documentary

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Director: Christopher Mollo | Stars: Leonard Maltin, Charles Gordon, Joe Johnston, Lukas Kendall

45. The Special Effects of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Joe Johnston, Kathleen Kennedy, Michael Lantieri, Téa Leoni

46. The Art of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001 Video)

8 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Rodolfo Damaggio, Joe Johnston, Kathleen Kennedy, David Lowery

47. Lions and Monkeys and Pods... Oh My!: The Special Effects of 'Jumanji' (1999 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Mark S. Miller, Tom Woodruff Jr., Alec Gillis, Carl N. Frederick

48. The Sound and Music of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Christopher Boyes, Don Davis, Tony Eckert, Joe Johnston

49. Rocketeer: Excitement in the Air (1991 TV Special)

22 min | Documentary

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Stars: Billy Campbell, Dave Stevens, Joe Johnston, Timothy Dalton

50. Droids (1985–1986)
Episode: Coby and the Starhunters (1985)

Adventure, Animation, Sci-Fi

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Jann Tosh and the droids are seeing to it that Prince Coby makes it safely to the Space Academy. While waiting to change ships at Zelakesh, Coby's rare and valuable pet Ingey is stolen by ... See full summary »

Writers: Joe Johnston, Peter Sauder | Director: Ken Stephenson | Stars: Anthony Daniels, Donny Burns, George Buza, Graeme Campbell