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1. Jaws (1975)

PG | 124 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

8.1
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79 Metascore

When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.

Writers: Peter Benchley, Carl Gottlieb | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary

2. American Gangster (2007)

R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.

Writers: Steven Zaillian, Mark Jacobson | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin

3. War of the Worlds (2005)

PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.5
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73 Metascore

As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival.

Writers: Josh Friedman, David Koepp, H.G. Wells | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins, Miranda Otto

4. Inside Man (2006)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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76 Metascore

A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.

Writer: Russell Gewirtz | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer

5. Elf (2003)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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64 Metascore

After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.

Writer: David Berenbaum | Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Zooey Deschanel

6. Sex and the City (2008)

R | 145 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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53 Metascore

A New York writer on sex and love is finally getting married to her Mr. Big. But her three best girlfriends must console her after one of them inadvertently leads Mr. Big to jilt her.

Writers: Michael Patrick King, Candace Bushnell, Darren Star | Director: Michael Patrick King | Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis

7. Tootsie (1982)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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87 Metascore

An unemployed actor with a reputation for being difficult disguises himself as a woman to get a role in a soap opera.

Writers: Larry Gelbart, Murray Schisgal, Don McGuire | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman

8. Bride Wars (2009)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

5.3
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24 Metascore

Two best friends become rivals when they schedule their respective weddings on the same day.

Writers: Greg DePaul, Casey Wilson, June Diane Raphael | Director: Gary Winick | Stars: Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway, Candice Bergen, Bryan Greenberg

9. Angel Heart (1987)

X | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Harry Angel has a new case, to find a man called Johnny Favourite. Except things aren't quite that simple, and Johnny doesn't want to be found. Let's just say that, amongst the period ... See full summary »

Writers: William Hjortsberg, Alan Parker | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling

10. Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)

PG | 94 min | Comedy

6.0
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53 Metascore

The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel.

Writers: Sean Anders, John Morris, Jared Stern, Richard Atwater, Florence Atwater | Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury, Ophelia Lovibond

11. The Siege (1998)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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53 Metascore

The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.

Writers: Lawrence Wright, Menno Meyjes, Edward Zwick | Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Annette Bening, Tony Shalhoub

12. In Good Company (2004)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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66 Metascore

A middle-aged ad exec is faced with a new boss who's nearly half his age... and who also happens to be sleeping with his daughter.

Writer: Paul Weitz | Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Scarlett Johansson, Marg Helgenberger

13. Keeping the Faith (2000)

PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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60 Metascore

A story about two friends, a priest and a rabbi, who fall in love with the same beauty (Jenna Elfman).

Writer: Stuart Blumberg | Director: Edward Norton | Stars: Ben Stiller, Edward Norton, Jenna Elfman, Anne Bancroft

14. Elementary (2012– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City.

Creator: Robert Doherty | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn, Jon Michael Hill

15. The Devil's Own (1997)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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53 Metascore

A police officer uncovers the real identity of his house-guest, an I.R.A. terrorist in hiding.

Writers: Kevin Jarre, David Aaron Cohen, Vincent Patrick | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Margaret Colin, Rubén Blades

16. Bad Company (2002)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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37 Metascore

When a Harvard-educated CIA agent is killed during an operation, the secret agency recruits his twin brother.

Writers: Gary M. Goodman, David Himmelstein, Jason Richman, Michael Browning | Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Chris Rock, Peter Stormare, Gabriel Macht

17. Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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77 Metascore

An opthamologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Martin Landau, Woody Allen, Bill Bernstein, Claire Bloom

18. The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)

PG | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.7
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75 Metascore

In 1930s New Jersey, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, Jeff Daniels, Danny Aiello, Irving Metzman

19. Bullets Over Broadway (1994)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.5
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In 1920s New York, a struggling playwright is forced to cast a mobster's talentless girlfriend in his latest drama in order to get it produced.

Writers: Woody Allen, Douglas McGrath | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: John Cusack, Dianne Wiest, Jennifer Tilly, Chazz Palminteri

20. Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)

PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.

Writers: Fred Waitzkin, Steven Zaillian | Director: Steven Zaillian | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Ben Kingsley, Max Pomeranc, Joan Allen

21. Regarding Henry (1991)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama

6.7
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Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. If that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits ... See full summary »

Writer: J.J. Abrams | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Harrison Ford, Annette Bening, Michael Haley, Stanley Swerdlow

22. Boomerang (1992)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.3
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45 Metascore

A successful executive and womanizer finds his lifestyle choices have turned back on him when his new female boss turns out to be an even bigger deviant then he is.

Writers: Eddie Murphy, Barry W. Blaustein, David Sheffield | Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Robin Givens, Halle Berry, David Alan Grier

23. Broadway Danny Rose (1984)

PG | 84 min | Comedy

7.5
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In his attempts to reconcile a lounge singer with his mistress, a hapless talent agent is mistaken as her lover by a jealous gangster.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Nick Apollo Forte, Sandy Baron

24. Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance, Thriller

5.8
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On her deathbed, a mother makes her son promise never to get married, which scars him with psychological blocks to a commitment with his girlfriend. They finally decide to tie the knot in ... See full summary »

Writer: Andrew Bergman | Director: Andrew Bergman | Stars: James Caan, Nicolas Cage, Sarah Jessica Parker, Pat Morita

25. New York Stories (1989)

PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A middle-aged artist obsessed with his pretty young assistant, a precocious 12 year old living in a hotel, and a neurotic lawyer with a possessive mother make up three stories.

Writers: Richard Price, Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola, Sofia Coppola | Directors: Woody Allen, Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese | Stars: Woody Allen, Nick Nolte, Rosanna Arquette, Marvin Chatinover

26. What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Crime

5.4
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37 Metascore

A rich man catches a thief burglarizing his home and steals the thief's lucky ring, who then tries to get it back.

Writers: Donald E. Westlake, Matthew Chapman | Director: Sam Weisman | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Danny DeVito, John Leguizamo, Glenne Headly

27. Guarding Tess (1994)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy

6.1
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46 Metascore

A former First Lady of the US wants a particular Secret Service agent to head her bodyguard detail, even though he can't stand her.

Writers: Hugh Wilson, Pj Torokvei | Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Nicolas Cage, Austin Pendleton, Edward Albert

28. Big Night (1996)

R | 107 min | Drama

7.4
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80 Metascore

A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business.

Writers: Joseph Tropiano, Stanley Tucci | Directors: Campbell Scott, Stanley Tucci | Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Stanley Tucci, Marc Anthony, Larry Block

29. Alice (1990)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.6
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A spoiled Manhattan housewife re-evaluates her life after visiting a Chinatown healer.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Mia Farrow, William Hurt, Joe Mantegna, June Squibb

30. Bamboozled (2000)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.4
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50 Metascore

A frustrated African American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.

Writer: Spike Lee | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Damon Wayans, Savion Glover, Jada Pinkett Smith, Michael Rapaport

31. Another Woman (1988)

PG | 81 min | Drama

7.4
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Facing a mid-life crisis, a woman rents an apartment next to a psychiatrist's office to write a new book, only to become drawn to the plight of a pregnant woman seeking that doctor's help.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Mia Farrow, Ian Holm, Blythe Danner

32. Who's That Girl (1987)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

4.5
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An uptight New York tax lawyer gets his life turned upside down, all in a single day, when he's asked to escort a feisty and free-spirited female ex-convict whom asks him to help prove her innocence of her crime.

Writers: Andrew Smith, Ken Finkleman | Director: James Foley | Stars: Madonna, Griffin Dunne, Haviland Morris, John McMartin

33. Wolfen (1981)

R | 115 min | Horror, Thriller

6.3
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A New York cop investigates a series of brutal deaths that resemble animal attacks.

Writers: Whitley Strieber, David Eyre, Michael Wadleigh | Director: Michael Wadleigh | Stars: Albert Finney, Diane Venora, Edward James Olmos, Gregory Hines

34. Neighbors (1981)

R | 94 min | Comedy

5.5
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A quiet man's peaceful suburban lifestyle is threatened by the new, obnoxious couple that moves in next door.

Writers: Thomas Berger, Larry Gelbart | Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Kathryn Walker, Cathy Moriarty

35. Easy Money (1983)

R | 95 min | Comedy

6.2
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To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard living, gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before it gets the best of him.

Writers: Rodney Dangerfield, Michael Endler, P.J. O'Rourke, Dennis Blair | Director: James Signorelli | Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Joe Pesci, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Candice Azzara

36. The Impostors (1998)

R | 101 min | Comedy

6.5
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In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stowaway on a ... See full summary »

Writer: Stanley Tucci | Director: Stanley Tucci | Stars: Oliver Platt, Stanley Tucci, Walker Jones, Jessica Walling

37. The Secret Lives of Dentists (2002)

R | 104 min | Drama

6.5
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76 Metascore

An introspective dentist's suspicions about his wife's infidelity stresses his mental well being and family life to the breaking point.

Writers: Jane Smiley, Craig Lucas | Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Campbell Scott, Hope Davis, Denis Leary, Robin Tunney

38. Perfect (1985)

R | 115 min | Drama, Romance

4.1
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A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn't love at first sight.

Writers: Aaron Latham, James Bridges | Director: James Bridges | Stars: John Travolta, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ramey Ellis, Alma Beltran

39. Off the Map (2003)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.3
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68 Metascore

An 11-year-old girl watches her father come down with a crippling depression. Over one summer, she learns answers to several mysteries and comes to terms with love and loss.

Writer: Joan Ackermann | Director: Campbell Scott | Stars: Valentina de Angelis, Joan Allen, Sam Elliott, Amy Brenneman

40. Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy

6.8
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Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to ... See full summary »

Writer: Neil Simon | Director: Gene Saks | Stars: Blythe Danner, Jonathan Silverman, Stacey Glick, Lisa Waltz

41. Whispers in the Dark (1992)

R | 103 min | Thriller, Mystery

5.5
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A psychiatrist (Sciorra) is helping a neurotic art gallery owner who has a submissive and very satisfying sexual relationship with her new lover, a domineering man with a violent streak. An... See full summary »

Writer: Christopher Crowe | Director: Christopher Crowe | Stars: Annabella Sciorra, Jamey Sheridan, Alan Alda, Anthony LaPaglia

42. Made in Jersey (2012)

43 min | Drama

5.5
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Centers on a working-class woman who uses her street smarts to compete with her more polished colleagues at a top New York law firm.

Creator: Dana Calvo | Stars: Janet Montgomery, Felix Solis, Erin Cummings, Kyle MacLachlan

43. Sword of Gideon (1986 TV Movie)

173 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes.

Writers: Chris Bryant, George Jonas | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Steven Bauer, Michael York, Robert Joy, Laurent Malet

44. Compromising Positions (1985)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors.

Writer: Susan Isaacs | Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Raul Julia, Edward Herrmann, Judith Ivey

45. Let It Be Me (1995)

PG-13 | 88 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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After becoming engaged to Emily, Gabe finds himself watching a graceful pair of dancers in a dance studio window. Hoping to learn to dance for his upcoming wedding, Gabe enters the studio ... See full summary »

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein | Director: Eleanor Bergstein | Stars: Campbell Scott, Jennifer Beals, Yancy Butler, Patrick Stewart

46. Elementary (2012– )
Episode: While You Were Sleeping (2012)

TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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Two heirs of a fortune are murder suspects, but one sister has an undeniable alibi and the other is a coma patient. Holmes is baffled as to how a coma patient could be the killer until another addict in his support group gives him an idea.

Creator: Robert Doherty | Director: John David Coles | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill, Aidan Quinn

47. Elementary (2012– )
Episode: Heroine (2013)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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While recovering from his gun shot wounds, Holmes eschews painkillers while working on a case of a Greek shipping magnate - involving an assassination and currency manipulation - before his final showdown with Moriarty.

Creator: Robert Doherty | Director: John Polson | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill, Aidan Quinn

48. Elementary (2012– )
Episode: The Woman (2013)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Holmes reconnects with Irene, his one true love that he thought had been taken from him by Moriarity. He tries to protect her as she recovers from her trauma but he soon learns that it isn't she that needs protection.

Creator: Robert Doherty | Director: Seith Mann | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill, Aidan Quinn

49. Elementary (2012– )
Episode: Step Nine (2013)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Holmes and Watson travel to London to help track down an old mentor and investigate an unsolved mystery. Rhys Ifans guest stars.

Creator: Robert Doherty | Director: John Polson | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill, Aidan Quinn

50. Elementary (2012– )
Episode: The Deductionist (2013)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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A convicted killer who is supposed to donate a kidney to his sister ends up killing the surgical staff before escaping. Holmes is forced to work with a profiler (whom he can't stand) because she supposedly can predict what he will do next.

Creator: Robert Doherty | Director: John Polson | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill, Aidan Quinn