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1. Top Gun (1986)

PG | 110 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.8
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As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.

Writers: Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr., Ehud Yonay | Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Tom Cruise, Tim Robbins, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer

Votes: 195,116

2. Milk (I) (2008)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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84 Metascore

The story of Harvey Milk, and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California's first openly gay elected official.

Writer: Dustin Lance Black | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Emile Hirsch, Diego Luna

Votes: 124,164

3. THX 1138 (1971)

R | 86 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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75 Metascore

Set in the 25th century, the story centers around a man and a woman who rebel against their rigidly controlled society.

Writers: George Lucas, Walter Murch | Director: George Lucas | Stars: Robert Duvall, Donald Pleasence, Don Pedro Colley, Maggie McOmie

Votes: 36,011

4. Nash Bridges (1996–2001)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A smart alecky San Francisco cop and his get rich quick scheme of a partner keep tabs on crime and take down the bad guys in the Bay Area.

Creators: Carlton Cuse, Randy Gardner | Stars: Don Johnson, Cheech Marin, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Jeff Perry

Votes: 4,291

5. Earth 2 (1994–1995)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Colonists, crash-landed on an alien planet, begin the long trek to their originally designated landing place, facing both alien and human threats.

Creators: Michael Duggan, Carol Flint, Mark Levin, Billy Ray | Stars: Debrah Farentino, Clancy Brown, Sullivan Walker, Jessica Steen

Votes: 3,547

6. My Family (1995)

R | 128 min | Drama

7.3
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This epic film traces over three generations an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies and triumphs. Jose and Maria, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, face... See full summary »

Writers: Gregory Nava, Anna Thomas | Director: Gregory Nava | Stars: Jimmy Smits, Esai Morales, Edward James Olmos, Rafael Cortes

Votes: 2,853

7. Electric Dreams (1984)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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An artificially intelligent PC and his human owner find themselves in a romantic rivalry over a woman.

Writer: Rusty Lemorande | Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Lenny von Dohlen, Virginia Madsen, Maxwell Caulfield, Bud Cort

Votes: 4,898

8. Gimme Shelter (1970)

R | 91 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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80 Metascore

A harrowing documentary of the Stones' 1969 tour, with much of the focus on the tragic concert at Altamont.

Directors: Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin | Stars: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts

Votes: 7,300

9. Frontline (1983– )

60 min | Documentary

8.6
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Investigative journalist documentaries.

Creator: Ly Chheng | Stars: Will Lyman, Arun Rath, Sarah Childress, Martin Smith

Votes: 729

10. The American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, History

8.3
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Creators: Henry Hampton, Stephen Fitzmeyer | Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Joe Morton

Votes: 733

11. She Spies (2002–2004)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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Three gorgeous female convicts are paroled from prison to work for an unnamed federal agency. While saving the world, they take verbal pokes at anything and everything, and take absolutely ... See full summary »

Creators: Joe Livecchi, Steven Long Mitchell, Vince Manze, Craig W. Van Sickle | Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Kristen Miller, Natashia Williams, Carlos Jacott

Votes: 977

12. Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993 TV Mini-Series)

Unrated | 360 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.7
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The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (A Man I Dreamt Up).

Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

Votes: 1,812

13. The Huntress (2000–2001)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.1
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Mother and daughter bounty hunters.

Creator: Pamela Norris | Stars: James Remar, Annette O'Toole, Jordana Spiro, Luis Antonio Ramos

Votes: 343

14. World in Action (1963–1998)

Documentary

6.3
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A documentary series focusing on current affairs.

Stars: Chris Kelly, Andrew Brittain, Mike Walsh, Derek Cooper

Votes: 44

15. Horizon (1964– )

50 min | Documentary, History

8.8
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Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Vaughan, Jack Fortune, Dilly Barlow, Martin Jarvis

Votes: 619

16. The Spirit of '76 (1990)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Future Americans decide to time travel to 1776 to ask the founding fathers for the solutions to their problems. A glitch in the time machine changes their destination to 1976. Still ... See full summary »

Writers: Roman Coppola, Lucas Reiner | Director: Lucas Reiner | Stars: Mark Mothersbaugh, Gerald V. Casale, Carl Reiner, Nancye Ferguson

Votes: 549

17. The Knife (1991)

R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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An American photographer in Rio de Janeiro becomes involved in the world of "knife culture" when he sets out to find the killer of one of his models.

Writers: Rubem Fonseca, Matthew Chapman | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Peter Coyote, Tchéky Karyo, Amanda Pays, Raul Cortez

Votes: 456

18. Love Bites (1993)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance

5.7
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Story about a vampire who falls in love with a woman and tries to "re-humanize" himself in order to be with her.

Writer: Malcolm Marmorstein | Director: Malcolm Marmorstein | Stars: Adam Ant, Kimberly Foster, Roger Rose, Michelle Forbes

Votes: 375

19. MorphMan (2005 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.3
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In Host, Missouri, the newcomer Dr. of Veterinary Science Eli Rudkus is called by the farmer Jacob Long to exam one of his cows. The veterinarian finds a strange parasite in the animal and ... See full summary »

Writers: Kenneth M. Badish, Boaz Davidson, David Goodin, Kevin Moore, J. Paul V. Robert, T.M. Van Ostrand | Director: Tim Cox | Stars: Vincent Ventresca, Rachel Hunter, William Forsythe, David Selby

Votes: 934

20. Stranger in My House (1999)

TV-14 | 94 min | Thriller

5.4
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A middle-aged woman takes on a young female tenant to help pay her debts, but gets a lot more than she bargains for when the girl starts to act very strangely indeed . . .

Writers: Christine Berardo, Victor Bumbalo | Director: Joe Cacaci | Stars: Lindsay Crouse, Zoe McLellan, Dan Lauria, Jay Thomas

Votes: 253

21. Mad Dogs & Englishmen (1971)

GP | 117 min | Documentary, Music

7.2
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This classic concert from Joe Cocker was filmed at the Metropol in Berlin on October 31st 1970 with Cocker in fine voice on a strong set with many of his most famous tracks including "Delta... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Adidge | Stars: Joe Cocker, Leon Russell, Chris Stainton, Jim Price

Votes: 167

22. The Grateful Dead (1977)

PG | 131 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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The Grateful Dead performs live at Winterland in San Francisco in October 1974.

Directors: Jerry Garcia, Leon Gast | Stars: Jerry Garcia, Donna Godchaux, Keith Godchaux, Mickey Hart

Votes: 509

23. Berkeley in the Sixties (1990)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary

7.5
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A documentary about militant student political activity in the University of California-Berkely in the 1960's.

Writers: Susan Griffin, Mark Kitchell, Stephen Most | Director: Mark Kitchell | Stars: Jentri Anders, Joan Baez, Frank Bardacke, Stokely Carmichael

Votes: 573

24. Open Season (1995)

R | 97 min | Comedy

5.6
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When the television ratings machines suddenly malfunction, public television suddenly, but mistakenly, soars to #1 in this humorous satire.

Writer: Robert Wuhl | Director: Robert Wuhl | Stars: Lloyd Adams, Robert Wuhl, Eric Bryson, Marcy King

Votes: 164

25. The Day After Trinity (1981)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Scientists and witnesses involved in the creation and testing of the first ever atomic bomb reflect on the Manhattan project and its fascinating leader, J. Robert Oppenheimer, who upon ... See full summary »

Writers: Jon Else, David Webb Peoples, Janet Peoples | Director: Jon Else | Stars: Hans Bethe, Holm Bursom, Haakon Chevalier, Stirling Colgate

Votes: 358

26. A Huey P. Newton Story (2001 TV Movie)

86 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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The story of how the radical Huey P. Newton developed the Blank Panther Party based on his 10-point program for social reform.

Writer: Roger Guenveur Smith | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Roger Guenveur Smith, Georgina Ransley, Marlon Brando, H. Rap Brown

Votes: 522

27. Ishi: The Last Yahi (1992)

57 min | Documentary

8.0
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In the early 1900s, Ishi, the last of the Yahi Indian tribe, is discovered nearly 20 years after the Yahi tribe was thought to be wiped out. The curators of a museum agree to look after him... See full summary »

Writer: Anne Makepeace | Directors: Jed Riffe, Pamela Roberts | Stars: Rayna Green, Linda Hunt

Votes: 76

28. Mark Twain (2001 TV Movie)

212 min | Documentary, Biography

8.3
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A biographical film about the acclaimed American humourist and author.

Writers: Dayton Duncan, Geoffrey C. Ward | Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Keith David, Kevin Conway, Philip Bosco, Blythe Danner

Votes: 489

29. Vietnam War Story (1987–1988)

Drama, War

7.3
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An anthology series featuring stories suggested by true events occurring during the war in Vietnam, often written by Vietnam veterans.

Stars: Cameron Arnett, Tony Becker, Angela Benton, Merritt Butrick

Votes: 30

30. Say Amen, Somebody (1982)

G | 100 min | Documentary, Music

7.7
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Documentary about the American gospel music scene, focusing on two of the movement's pioneering forces, Thomas A. Dorsey and Willie May Ford Smith.

Director: George T. Nierenberg | Stars: Willie May Ford Smith, Thomas A. Dorsey, Delois Barrett Campbell, Billie Barrett GreenBey

Votes: 203

31. Cinematographer Style (2006)

86 min | Documentary

7.2
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110 of the world's top cinematographers discuss the art of how and why films look the way they do.

Writers: Volker Bahnemann, Jon Fauer | Director: Jon Fauer | Stars: Remi Adefarasin, Russ T. Alsobrook, Howard A. Anderson III, Howard A. Anderson

Votes: 217

32. International Cinematographer's Guild Heritage Series (1991– )

44 min | Biography, History

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Stars: Jay Nefcy, Bob Fisher, Howard Block, George Spiro Dibie

33. The Perfect Daughter (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 92 min | Thriller, Drama

5.9
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She can run from her dangerous past.... But she can't hide!!! A thriller about one woman's escape from a life of danger and violence - and her struggle against the deadly forces that seeks ... See full summary »

Writers: Sean Silas, Renee Longstreet | Director: Harry Longstreet | Stars: Tracey Gold, Bess Armstrong, Michael Shulman, Mark Joy

Votes: 146

34. The Alzheimer's Project (2009– )

Documentary

8.3
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Stars: Alissa Anderegg, Maria Shriver

Votes: 55

35. The Crying Child (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 93 min | Thriller, Drama

5.0
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After the death of their child a couple go to stay in an island home. The woman starts to hear the noise of a baby crying and is followed by an old blind women who warns her to get out of ... See full summary »

Writers: Barbara Michaels, Rob Gilmer | Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: Mariel Hemingway, Finola Hughes, George DelHoyo, Kin Shriner

Votes: 138

36. Love Always (1996)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Julia (Marisa Ryan), a struggling actress living in San Diego, hits the road after an ex-boyfriend in Spokane, WA, sends her a postcard proposing marriage.

Writers: Sharlene Baker, Jude Pauline Eberhard | Director: Jude Pauline Eberhard | Stars: Marisa Ryan, Moon Unit Zappa, Beverly D'Angelo, Michael Reilly Burke

Votes: 52

37. Taken for a Ride (1996)

52 min | Documentary

8.7
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How the American auto industry engineered the demise of city public-transit systems.

Director: Jim Klein | Stars: Jim Klein, Renee Montagne, Bradford Snell, Joe Alfonsie

Votes: 86

38. Kidnapped in Paradise (1999 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 91 min | Crime, Thriller

4.7
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A woman (Joely Fisher) engages a down-on-his-luck sailor (David Beecroft) to help her find her sister (Charlotte Ross), who was kidnapped by modern day pirates.

Writers: David Chisholm, Barry J. Weitz | Director: Rob Hedden | Stars: Joely Fisher, Charlotte Ross, Robert Knepper, David Beecroft

Votes: 213

39. A Matter of Degrees (1990)

R | 88 min | Comedy

4.9
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A college student living in a commune decides that he doesn't want to go on to law school. When a corporation takes over the campus radio station, he decides to disrupt the graduation ceremonies.

Writers: Randall Poster, Jack Mason, W.T. Morgan | Director: W.T. Morgan | Stars: Za Za Dupre, Arye Gross, Tom Sizemore, Wendell Pierce

Votes: 72

40. Evil Has a Face (1996 TV Movie)

R | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

5.4
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A talented young female police sketch artist uses her abilities to track down an evil child molester.

Writer: Rob Fresco | Director: Rob Fresco | Stars: Sean Young, William R. Moses, Joe Guzaldo, Brighton Hertford

Votes: 231

41. Ry Cooder & The Moula Banda Rhythm Aces: Let's Have a Ball (1988)

Documentary

9.5
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Following a brief statement by Ry Cooder on his thoughts about performing - and improvising - on stage, this concert film depicts Cooder's 1987 live show in Santa Cruz, California, which ... See full summary »

Director: Les Blank | Stars: Ry Cooder, Terry Evans, Bobby A. King, Van Dyke Parks

Votes: 13

42. Seeing Red (1983)

100 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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A unique documentary that looks at the political activities of the American Communist Party in the early to mid-twentieth century.

Directors: Jim Klein, Julia Reichert | Stars: Oscar Hunter, Rose Podmaka, Sylvia Woods, Howard 'Stretch' Johnson

Votes: 84

43. Hot Wax Zombies on Wheels (1999)

88 min | Comedy, Horror

3.4
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A sleepy fishing village is terrorized by a band of hairless zombies on motorcycles.

Writer: Elizabeth Bergholz | Director: Michael Roush | Stars: Jill Miller, Gwen Somers, Trevor Lovell, Jon Briddell

Votes: 150

44. The Good Fight: The Abraham Lincoln Brigade in the Spanish Civil War (1984)

98 min | Documentary

8.5
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The story of an American Communist militia that fought for the Spanish Republicans in the 1936-39 Civil War.

Writers: Noel Buckner, Mary Dore, Sam Sills | Directors: Noel Buckner, Mary Dore, Sam Sills | Stars: Ruth Davidow, Colleen Dewhurst, John Houseman, Studs Terkel

Votes: 95

45. Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters (2006)

75 min | Documentary

6.4
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Hollywoods biggest talents explore what is the recipe for blockbuster, flops, and how absolute happenstance and controlled luck can make movie magic.

Writers: Peter Bart, Bill Couturié | Director: Bill Couturié | Stars: Peter Bogdanovich, Pierce Brosnan, David Brown, Charles Chaplin

Votes: 330

46. The Life and Times of the Red Dog Saloon (1996)

91 min | Documentary, Music

6.9
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Their names and music became legendary: Big Brother & the Holding Company, Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service, and the house band - The Charlatans.

Writers: Ernie Fosselius, John Nutt, Mary Works | Director: Mary Works | Stars: Howard Hesseman, Peter Albin, Big Brother and the Holding Company, John H. Browne Jr.

Votes: 15

47. Coming Out Under Fire (1994)

72 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.2
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A historical account of military policy regarding homosexuals during World War II. The documentary includes interviews with several gay WWII veterans.

Writers: Allan Bérubé, Arthur Dong | Director: Arthur Dong | Stars: Salome Jens, Phillis Abry, David Barrett, Alan Bergreen

Votes: 104

48. Heat and Sunlight (1987)

R | 98 min | Drama

5.8
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Over 16 hours, in February, 1987, a man confronts jealously and rage as a love affair falters. Photojournalist Mel Hurley returns home to San Francisco on the eve of his birthday, expecting... See full summary »

Writer: Rob Nilsson | Director: Rob Nilsson | Stars: Rob Nilsson, Consuela Faust, Don Bajema, Ernie Fosselius

Votes: 99

49. Size 'Em Up (2001)

15 min | Short

6.6
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Athletic teenager Samantha finds her developing figure becoming a problem. Her mother convinces her to talk to the clothing store "bra ladies" to try to alleviate the difficulties of her ... See full summary »

Writer: Christine J. Russo | Director: Christine J. Russo | Stars: Julie Brown, Lindsay Felton, Stella Stevens, Magda Harout

Votes: 47

50. Shimmer (1993)

95 min

7.5
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Writer: John O'Keefe | Director: John Hanson | Stars: Marcus Klemp, Elijah James Shepard, Mary Beth Hurt, Tom Bower

Votes: 55