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1. Ben-Hur (1959)

TV-PG | 212 min | Adventure, Drama

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When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.

Writers: Lew Wallace, Karl Tunberg | Director: William Wyler | Stars: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet

2. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, War

8.6
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96 Metascore

An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Terry Southern, Peter George | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

3. Dr. No (1962)

TV-PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.3
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A resourceful government agent seeks answers in a case involving a missing colleague and the disruption of the American space program.

Writers: Richard Maibaum, Johanna Harwood, Berkely Mather, Ian Fleming | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Bernard Lee, Joseph Wiseman

4. Addams Family Values (1993)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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A comical Gothic horror-movie-type family tries to rescue their beloved uncle from his gold-digging new love.

Writers: Charles Addams, Paul Rudnick | Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Joan Cusack

5. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)

G | 144 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.9
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A hapless inventor finally finds success with a flying car, which a dictator from a foreign government sets out to take for himself.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Ian Fleming, Ken Hughes, Richard Maibaum | Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries, Benny Hill

6. Goldfinger (1964)

TV-PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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Investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.

Writers: Richard Maibaum, Paul Dehn | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Sean Connery, Gert Fröbe, Honor Blackman, Shirley Eaton

7. Barry Lyndon (1975)

PG | 184 min | Drama

8.1
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An Irish rogue wins the heart of a rich widow and assumes her dead husband's aristocratic position in 18th-century England.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, William Makepeace Thackeray | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger

8. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.1
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James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads with the help of a KGB agent whose lover he killed.

Writers: Christopher Wood, Richard Maibaum | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jürgens, Richard Kiel

9. Diamonds Are Forever (1971)

GP | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.7
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A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an extortion plot headed by his nemesis, Ernst Stavro Blofeld.

Writers: Richard Maibaum, Tom Mankiewicz | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Sean Connery, Jill St. John, Charles Gray, Lana Wood

10. Thunderball (1965)

Approved | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.0
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James Bond heads to The Bahamas to recover two nuclear warheads stolen by SPECTRE agent Emilio Largo in an international extortion scheme.

Writers: Richard Maibaum, John Hopkins, Jack Whittingham, Kevin McClory, Ian Fleming | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi, Luciana Paluzzi

11. Moonraker (1979)

PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.2
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James Bond investigates the mid-air theft of a space shuttle and discovers a plot to commit global genocide.

Writer: Christopher Wood | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Roger Moore, Lois Chiles, Michael Lonsdale, Richard Kiel

12. You Only Live Twice (1967)

Approved | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.9
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Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.

Writers: Harold Jack Bloom, Roald Dahl | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Sean Connery, Akiko Wakabayashi, Mie Hama, Tetsurô Tanba

13. In & Out (1997)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

6.3
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70 Metascore

A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.

Writer: Paul Rudnick | Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck, Matt Dillon

14. Around the World in Eighty Days (1956)

TV-G | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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Adaptation of Jules Verne's novel about a Victorian Englishman who bets that with the new steamships and railways he can do what the title says.

Writers: James Poe, John Farrow, S.J. Perelman, Jules Verne | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley

15. Undercover Blues (1993)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

5.9
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A wise-cracking husband and wife team of ex-Spies arrive in New Orleans on maternity leave with their baby girl. There they are hassled by muggers, the police and their FBI boss, who wants ... See full summary »

Writer: Ian Abrams | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Dennis Quaid, Fiona Shaw, Stanley Tucci

16. Sleuth (1972)

PG | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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A man who loves games and theater invites his wife's lover to meet him, setting up a battle of wits with potentially deadly results.

Writer: Anthony Shaffer | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine, Alec Cawthorne, John Matthews

17. The Freshman (1990)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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Clark Kellogg is a young man starting his first year at film school in New York City. After a small time crook steals all his belongings, Clark meets Carmine "Jimmy the Toucan" Sabatini, an... See full summary »

Writer: Andrew Bergman | Director: Andrew Bergman | Stars: Marlon Brando, Matthew Broderick, Bruno Kirby, Penelope Ann Miller

18. Bogus (1996)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.2
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Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.

Writers: Jeff Rothberg, Francis X. McCarthy Jr., Alvin Sargent | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Gérard Depardieu, Haley Joel Osment, Andrea Martin

19. Boys on the Side (1995)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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61 Metascore

Jane is a night club singer, out of work. Robin is a quirky real estate agent looking for a ride-share to accompany her to California. Her advertisement is answered by Jane, who at first ... See full summary »

Writer: Don Roos | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Drew Barrymore, Matthew McConaughey

20. The Madness of King George (1994)

PG-13 | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

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A meditation on power and the metaphor of the body of state, based on the real episode of dementia experienced by George III [now suspected a victim of porphyria, a blood disorder]. As he ... See full summary »

Writer: Alan Bennett | Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren, Ian Holm, Rupert Graves

21. Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)

117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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During the Napoleonic wars, a British naval captain has adventures in Central American waters.

Writers: Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts, Æneas MacKenzie, C.S. Forester | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty, Moultrie Kelsall

22. The Ipcress File (1965)

109 min | Thriller

7.4
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In London, a counter espionage agent deals with his own bureaucracy while investigating the kidnapping and brainwashing of British scientists.

Writers: W.H. Canaway, James Doran | Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Guy Doleman, Sue Lloyd

23. King David (1985)

PG-13 | 114 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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This is a movie about the life of Israel's king David.

Writers: Andrew Birkin, James Costigan | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Richard Gere, Edward Woodward, Alice Krige, Denis Quilley

24. Company Business (1991)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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A retired CIA agent is recruited to participate in a prisoner exchange with the Russians.

Writer: Nicholas Meyer | Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Gene Hackman, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Kurtwood Smith, Terry O'Quinn

25. Crimes of the Heart (1986)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Three sisters with quite different personalities and lives reunite when the youngest of them, Babe, has just shot her husband. The oldest sister, Lenny, takes care of their grandfather and ... See full summary »

Writer: Beth Henley | Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Diane Keaton, Jessica Lange, Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard

26. Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)

G | 155 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.0
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A shy, withdrawn English schoolteacher falls for a flashy showgirl.

Writers: James Hilton, Terence Rattigan | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Petula Clark, Michael Redgrave, George Baker

27. Pennies from Heaven (1981)

R | 108 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.5
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During the Great Depression, a sheet music salesman seeks to escape his dreary life through popular music and a love affair with an innocent school teacher.

Writer: Dennis Potter | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Jessica Harper, Vernel Bagneris

28. Salon Kitty (1976)

X | 129 min | Drama

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Kitty runs a brothel in Nazi Germany where the soldiers come to "relax". Recording devices have been installed in each room by a power hungry army official who plans to use the information ... See full summary »

Writers: Antonio Colantuoni, Ennio De Concini, Maria Pia Fusco, Tinto Brass | Director: Tinto Brass | Stars: Helmut Berger, Ingrid Thulin, Teresa Ann Savoy, John Steiner

29. The Out-of-Towners (1999)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

5.2
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33 Metascore

The remake of the 1970 Neil Simon comedy follows the adventures of a couple, Henry and Nancy Clark, vexed by misfortune while in New York City for a job interview.

Writers: Neil Simon, Marc Lawrence | Director: Sam Weisman | Stars: Steve Martin, Goldie Hawn, John Cleese, Mark McKinney

30. Agnes of God (1985)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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When a naive novice nun is discovered with a dead newborn in her convent quarters, a court appointed psychiatrist investigates her case.

Writer: John Pielmeier | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Jane Fonda, Anne Bancroft, Meg Tilly, Anne Pitoniak

31. The Doctor (1991)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama

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Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer. Now that he has seen medicine, hospitals, and doctors ... See full summary »

Writers: Ed Rosenbaum, Robert Caswell | Director: Randa Haines | Stars: William Hurt, Christine Lahti, Elizabeth Perkins, Mandy Patinkin

32. Curse of the Demon (1957)

Approved | 95 min | Horror

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Dr. John Holden ventures to London to attend a paranormal psychology symposium with the intention to expose devil cult leader, Julian Karswell. Holden is a skeptic and does not believe in ... See full summary »

Writers: M.R. James, Charles Bennett, Hal E. Chester | Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Niall MacGinnis, Maurice Denham

33. Funeral in Berlin (1966)

102 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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A British agent is sent to Berlin to receive a Communist defector, but the true situation turns out to be rather more complicated.

Writers: Len Deighton, Evan Jones | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Michael Caine, Oskar Homolka, Paul Hubschmid, Eva Renzi

34. The Last of Sheila (1973)

PG | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A year after Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run, her multi-millionaire husband invites a group of friends to spend a week on his yacht playing a scavenger hunt-style mystery game. The game turns out to be all too real and all too deadly.

Writers: Stephen Sondheim, Anthony Perkins | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Richard Benjamin, James Coburn, James Mason, Dyan Cannon

35. The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)

R | 95 min | Comedy

6.9
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Can a bickering odd couple in Manhattan become friends and maybe more? Owlish Felix is an unpublished writer who vents his frustration by reporting to the super that the woman in a ... See full summary »

Writers: Bill Manhoff, Buck Henry | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Barbra Streisand, George Segal, Robert Klein, Allen Garfield

36. Everything or Nothing (2012)

98 min | Documentary

7.6
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A history of the James Bond franchise.

Writers: Stevan Riley, Peter Ettedgui | Director: Stevan Riley | Stars: Ken Adam, Maud Adams, John Barry, Shirley Bassey

37. Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001)

Not Rated | 142 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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The career and life of Stanley Kubrick is explored through pictures, clips from his films, his old home movies, comments from his colleagues and a narration by Tom Cruise.

Director: Jan Harlan | Stars: Katharina Kubrick, Malcolm McDowell, Tom Cruise, Ken Adam

38. Missiles from Hell (1958)

104 min | Drama, War

5.4
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This forgotten war adventure centres on the secret Nazi missile installation of the V1 Rocket. Rennie is a guerilla fighter who leads a group of Polish fighters on a mission to destroy the ... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Hanley, Eryk Wlodek, Bernard Newman | Director: Vernon Sewell | Stars: Michael Rennie, Patricia Medina, Milly Vitale, David Knight

39. The Hidden Room (1949)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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Clive Riordan plans a devilish revenge against his wife's lover.

Writer: Alec Coppel | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Robert Newton, Sally Gray, Phil Brown, Naunton Wayne

40. Dead Bang (1989)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A cop is gunned down on Xmas eve. Jerry Beck, the homicide cop given the job of hunting the killer, investigates some leads which bring him into contact with a group of white supremacy ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Foster, Jerry Beck | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Don Johnson, Penelope Ann Miller, William Forsythe, Bob Balaban

41. Taking Sides (2001)

108 min | Drama, Music, War

7.2
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61 Metascore

A tale based on the life of Wilhelm Furtwangler, the controversial conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic whose tenure coincided with the controversial Nazi era. One of the most spectacular ... See full summary »

Writer: Ronald Harwood | Director: István Szabó | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Stellan Skarsgård, Moritz Bleibtreu, Birgit Minichmayr

42. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

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To treat his friend's cocaine induced delusions, Watson lures Sherlock Holmes to Sigmund Freud.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Nicholas Meyer | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Alan Arkin, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Duvall, Nicol Williamson

43. The Crimson Pirate (1952)

Approved | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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Burt Lancaster plays a pirate with a taste for intrigue and acrobatics who involves himself in the goings on of a revolution in the Caribbean in the late 1700s. A light hearted adventure ... See full summary »

Writer: Roland Kibbee | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Nick Cravat, Eva Bartok, Torin Thatcher

44. The Master of Ballantrae (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.6
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Two noble Scottish brothers deliberately take opposite sides when Bonnie Prince Charlie returns to claim the throne of Scotland in order to preserve the family fortune.

Writers: Herb Meadow, Harold Medford | Director: William Keighley | Stars: Errol Flynn, Roger Livesey, Anthony Steel, Beatrice Campbell

45. The Deceivers (1988)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Fact-based account of a secret society of murderers, and of the man who exposed them in British India 1825.

Writers: John Masters, Michael Hirst | Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Saeed Jaffrey, Shashi Kapoor, Helena Michell

46. The Trials of Oscar Wilde (1960)

123 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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At the height of his fame (his plays being much celebrated in London in the 1890's), Oscar Wilde angers the Lord Queensbury by having what is whispered and gossiped as a romantic ... See full summary »

Writers: John Furnell, Ken Hughes, Montgomery Hyde | Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Peter Finch, Yvonne Mitchell, James Mason, Nigel Patrick

47. Gideon of Scotland Yard (1958)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Scotland Yard Inspector George Gideon starts his day off on the wrong foot when he gets a traffic-violation ticket from a young police officer. From there, his 'typical day" consists in ... See full summary »

Writers: T.E.B. Clarke, John Creasey | Director: John Ford | Stars: Jack Hawkins, Anna Lee, Anna Massey, Andrew Ray

48. Helen of Troy (1956)

Approved | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.2
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The Iliad's story of the Trojan war, told from the Trojan viewpoint.

Writers: John Twist, Hugh Gray, N. Richard Nash | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Stanley Baker, Rossana Podestà, Brigitte Bardot, Jacques Sernas

49. Woman of Straw (1964)

122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Tyrannical but ailing tycoon Charles Richmond becomes very fond of his attractive Italian nurse, Maria. The nurse, in turn, falls in love with Charles' ne'er-do-well nephew Anthony, who ... See full summary »

Writers: Catherine Arley, Robert Muller, Stanley Mann | Director: Basil Dearden | Stars: Gina Lollobrigida, Sean Connery, Ralph Richardson, Alexander Knox

50. The Queen of Spades (1949)

95 min | Drama, Horror

7.5
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An elderly countess strikes a bargain with the devil and exchanges her soul for the ability to always win at cards. An army officer, who is also a fanatic about cards, murders her for the ... See full summary »

Writers: Rodney Ackland, Arthur Boys, Alexander Pushkin | Director: Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Edith Evans, Yvonne Mitchell, Ronald Howard