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1. Top Gun (1986)

PG | 110 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.9
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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.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Tom Cruise, Tim Robbins, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer

Votes: 231,094 | Gross: $176.78M

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.

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

Votes: 142,987 | Gross: $31.84M

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.

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

Votes: 40,889

4. Gimme Shelter (1970)

R | 91 min | Documentary, Music, Thriller

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: 8,664 | Gross: $0.25M

5. 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.

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

Votes: 5,514

6. 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.

Stars: Don Johnson, Cheech Marin, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Jeff Perry

Votes: 4,971

7. 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.

Stars: Debrah Farentino, Clancy Brown, Sullivan Walker, Jessica Steen

Votes: 4,083

8. 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 »

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

Votes: 3,172 | Gross: $11.08M

9. Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993– )

Unrated | 360 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.8
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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: 1,944

10. She Spies (2002–2004)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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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 »

Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Kristen Miller, Natashia Williams, Carlos Jacott

Votes: 1,090

11. Frontline (1983– )

60 min | Documentary

8.7
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Investigative journalist documentaries.

Stars: Will Lyman, Sarah Childress, Arun Rath, Martin Smith

Votes: 1,064

12. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 1,037

13. Larva (2005 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.3
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In Host, Missouri, the newcomer Dr. of Veterinary Magic 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 »

Director: Abram Cox | Stars: Vincent Ventresca, Rachel Hunter, William Forsythe, David Selby

Votes: 994

14. Horizon (1964– )

50 min | Documentary

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: 768

15. Berkeley in the Sixties (1990)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary

7.6
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A documentary about militant student political activity in the University of California-Berkely in the 1960's.

Director: Mark Kitchell | Stars: Jentri Anders, Joan Baez, Frank Bardacke, Stokely Carmichael

Votes: 604

16. The Grateful Dead (1977)

PG | 131 min | Documentary, Music

7.9
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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: 598

17. The Spirit of '76 (1990)

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

6.0
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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 »

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

Votes: 580

18. 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.

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

Votes: 580

19. Mark Twain (2001 TV Movie)

212 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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A biographical film about the acclaimed American humourist and author.

Director: Ken Burns | Stars: Keith David, Kevin Conway, Philip Bosco, Blythe Danner

Votes: 578

20. A Grande Arte (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.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Peter Coyote, Tchéky Karyo, Amanda Pays, Raul Cortez

Votes: 506 | Gross: $0.36M

21. Love Bites (1993)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance

5.9
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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.

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

Votes: 417

22. The Day After Trinity (1981)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography

8.1
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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 »

Director: Jon Else | Stars: Hans Bethe, Holm Bursom, Haakon Chevalier, Stirling Colgate

Votes: 384

23. The Huntress (2000–2001)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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Mother and daughter bounty hunters.

Stars: James Remar, Annette O'Toole, Jordana Spiro, Luis Antonio Ramos

Votes: 342

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

75 min | Documentary

6.5
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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.

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

Votes: 335

25. Stranger in My House (1999)

TV-14 | 94 min | Thriller

5.5
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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 . . .

Director: Joe Cacaci | Stars: Lindsay Crouse, Zoe McLellan, Dan Lauria, Jay Thomas

Votes: 277

26. Cinematographer Style (2006)

86 min | Documentary

7.1
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110 of the world's top cinematographers discuss the art of how and why films look the way they do.

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

Votes: 271

27. 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.

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

Votes: 254

28. Hot Wax Zombies on Wheels (1999)

88 min | Comedy, Horror

4.2
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A sleepy fishing village is terrorized by a band of hairless zombies on motorcycles.

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

Votes: 243

29. Kidnapped in Paradise (1999 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 91 min | Crime, Thriller

4.9
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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.

Director: Rob Hedden | Stars: Joely Fisher, Charlotte Ross, Robert Knepper, David Beecroft

Votes: 221

30. Say Amen, Somebody (1982)

G | 100 min | Documentary, Music

8.0
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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: 209

31. Mad Dogs & Englishmen (1971)

GP | 117 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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Director: Pierre Adidge | Stars: Joe Cocker, Leon Russell, Chris Stainton, Jim Price

Votes: 192

32. Open Season (1995)

R | 97 min | Comedy

5.5
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When the television ratings machines suddenly malfunction, public television suddenly, but mistakenly, soars to #1 in this humorous satire.

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

Votes: 164

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 »

Director: Harry Longstreet | Stars: Tracey Gold, Bess Armstrong, Michael Shulman, Mark Joy

Votes: 148

34. 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 »

Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: Mariel Hemingway, Finola Hughes, George DelHoyo, Kin Shriner

Votes: 142

35. Coming Out Under Fire (1994)

72 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.5
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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.

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

Votes: 110

36. Heat and Sunlight (1987)

R | 98 min | Drama

5.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 104

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

98 min | Documentary

8.3
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The story of an American Communist militia that fought for the Spanish Republicans in the 1936-39 Civil War.

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

Votes: 101

38. Taken for a Ride (1996)

52 min | Documentary

8.6
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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: 97

39. Seeing Red (1983)

100 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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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: 93

40. Running Fence (1977)

58 min | Documentary

7.7
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Directors: Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin | Stars: Christo, Jeanne-Claude

Votes: 91

41. 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 »

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

Votes: 82

42. Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press (1996)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

8.5
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The profile of controversial journalist George Seldes and a piercing examination of America's news media. Narrated by Susan Sarandon, with readings of writings by Ed Asner, this Academy ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Goldsmith | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Edward Asner, Ben Bagdikian, Jeff Cohen

Votes: 79

43. 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.

Director: W.T. Morgan | Stars: Za Za Dupre, Arye Gross, Tom Sizemore, Wendell Pierce

Votes: 72

44. Earth 2 (1994–1995)
Episode: The Man Who Fell to Earth (Two) (1994)

Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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With narration by Danziger, the colonists discover more from the indigenous humanoid aliens, and find a human, Gaal, who claims creatures beat him near death. He also claims to be an ... See full summary »

Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá | Stars: Debrah Farentino, Clancy Brown, Sullivan Walker, Jessica Steen

Votes: 71

45. Surfing for Life (1999)

72 min | Documentary

6.4
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Director: David L. Brown | Stars: Beau Bridges, John 'Doc' Ball, Shay Bintliff, Woody Brown

Votes: 65

46. Earth 2 (1994–1995)
Episode: Life Lessons (1994)

Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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With narration by True, Gaal tries to gain her confidence in order to obtain a vehicle. Meanwhile Yale searches for the meaning of Gaal's E2 tattoo. Finally Danziger must find his daughter and confront Gaal.

Director: Daniel Sackheim | Stars: Debrah Farentino, Clancy Brown, Sullivan Walker, Jessica Steen

Votes: 63

47. The Alzheimer's Project (2009– )

TV-PG | Documentary

8.3
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Alzheimer's disease is an irreversible brain disorder that destroys a person's memory and thinking skills. It is a disease that affects millions of Americans. This four-part documentary ... See full summary »

Stars: Alissa Anderegg, Cici Carmen, Maria Shriver

Votes: 61

48. Shimmer (1993)

95 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: John Hanson | Stars: Marcus Klemp, Elijah James Shepard, Mary Beth Hurt, Tom Bower

Votes: 60

49. Earth 2 (1994–1995)
Episode: A Memory Play (1994)

Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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With narration by Adair, the colonists find other crew members dead or gravely ill. As Dr. Heller searches for the cause and cure for the illness, Adair considers whether the ship was sabotaged.

Director: Deborah Reinisch | Stars: Debrah Farentino, Clancy Brown, Sullivan Walker, Jessica Steen

Votes: 58

50. Earth 2 (1994–1995)
Episode: All About Eve (1995)

Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Facing an unknown illness where they progressively deteriorate, the colonists find the remains of a Venus class Council research ship containing several cold sleep crypts. The 2 survivors are distressed they are not back on Earth.

Director: John Harrison | Stars: Debrah Farentino, Clancy Brown, Sullivan Walker, Jessica Steen

Votes: 57