Latest Titles With Alex Funke

1. Panzer 88
Action, Fantasy, Thriller, War | Announced

A five-man German tank crew encounters a supernatural entity as they motor across Russia.

2. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
161 min | Adventure, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Metascore: 66/100 (44 reviews)

The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.

3. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
169 min | Adventure, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Metascore: 58/100 (40 reviews)

A reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home - and the gold within it - from the dragon Smaug.

4. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
150 min | Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Metascore: 62/100 (34 reviews)

The Pevensie siblings return to Narnia, where they are enlisted to once again help ward off an evil king and restore the rightful heir to the land's throne, Prince Caspian.

5. Recreating the Eighth Wonder: The Making of 'King Kong' (2006 Video)
187 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Following the immense success of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Peter Jackson directs King Kong (2005). This documentary follows him, and the immense project from start to finish. It turns ... See full summary »

6. King Kong (2005)
187 min | Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Metascore: 81/100 (39 reviews)

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.

7. RKO Production 601: The Making of 'Kong, the Eighth Wonder of the World' (2005 Video)
159 min | Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

An in-depth look at the genesis, production, and legacy of King Kong, one of the most influential films ever made.

9. Big-atures (2004 Video)
20 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
10. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
201 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Metascore: 94/100 (41 reviews)

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

12. Big-atures (2003)
22 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
13. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
179 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Metascore: 88/100 (38 reviews)

While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.

14. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
178 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Metascore: 92/100 (34 reviews)

A meek hobbit of the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and the dark lord Sauron.

15. Mystery Men (1999)
121 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Metascore: 65/100 (24 reviews)

A group of inept amateur superheroes must try to save the day when a supervillian threatens to destroy a major superhero and the city.

16. Snake Eyes (1998)
98 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Metascore: 52/100 (24 reviews)

A shady police detective finds himself in the middle of a murder conspiracy at an important boxing match in an Atlantic City casino.

17. Mighty Joe Young (1998)
114 min | Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

After Mighty Joe Young is brought to America for safety reasons, he escapes and rampages through Hollywood, spurred by tormentors out for revenge.

18. Starship Troopers (1997)
129 min | Action, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Metascore: 51/100 (20 reviews)

Humans in a fascistic, militaristic future do battle with giant alien bugs in a fight for survival.

19. Executive Decision (1996)
133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation.

20. Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)
92 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and ... See full summary »

21. Waterworld (1995)
135 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Metascore: 56/100 (17 reviews)

In a future where the polar ice caps have melted and most of Earth is underwater, a mutated mariner fights starvation and outlaw "smokers," and reluctantly helps a woman and a young girl try to find dry land.

22. The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
96 min | Family, Adventure, Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

On his ninth birthday a boy receives many presents. Two of them first seem to be less important: an old cupboard from his brother and a little Indian figure made of plastic from his best ... See full summary »

23. Avalanche (1994 TV Movie)
110 min | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Duncan is a murderous thief. When he jumps out of his plane, it crashes into the Rockies and produces an avalanche. A quiet family trapped inside their house will rescue him. They will have... See full summary »

24. Mystery Lodge (1994)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The smoke rising from the fire, twists and shapes itself to form the ghosts and demons of the Storyteller's yarn in this spine-tingling, but life-affirming tale about the relationships ... See full summary »

25. Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993–1997)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In addition to fighting evil, Superman has a burning romance with Lois Lane in both his identities.

26. Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993–1997)
Episode: Pilot (1993)
92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

After Clark gets a job at the Daily Planet, he joins Lois in investigating space shuttle sabotage, which he must thwart as Superman.

27. The Lawnmower Man (1992)
107 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A simple man is turned into a genius through the application of computer science.

28. Freejack (1992)
110 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Bounty hunters from the future transport a doomed race-car driver to 2009 New York, where his mind will be replaced with that of a dead billionaire.

29. Grand Canyon (1991)
134 min | Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Metascore: 64/100 (15 reviews)

Grand Canyon revolved around six residents from different backgrounds whose lives intertwine in modern-day Los Angeles. At the center of the film is the unlikely friendship of two men from ... See full summary »

31. Total Recall (1990)
113 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Metascore: 57/100 (17 reviews)

When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real, or does he?

32. The Abyss (1989)
139 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Metascore: 62/100 (14 reviews)

A civilian diving team are enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species.

33. Warlock (1989)
103 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century, with a witch-hunter in hot pursuit.

34. The Blob (1988)
95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A strange lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows.

35. Heavy Metal (1981)
86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

36. The Greatest American Hero (1981–1983)
Episode: Fire Man (1981)
50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Tony is accused of arson, and Bill and Ralph must find evidence to clear his name.

37. The Greatest American Hero (1981–1983)
Episode: Here's Looking at You, Kid (1981)
60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A military aircraft with a top-secret prototype targeting system is stolen, and Bill recruits Ralph to help him find the gun-sight, during which Ralph discovers a new superpower that he is ... See full summary »

38. The Greatest American Hero (1981–1983)
Episode: My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (1981)
50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Ralph retires the suit after his super-heroics result in a near-tragedy. Bill desperately needs Ralph to help him crack a corrupt cop caper masterminded by a war buddy. Can the Lone Ranger remind Ralph of a hero's great responsibility?

39. The Greatest American Hero (1981–1983)
Episode: Reseda Rose (1981)
49 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Ralph and Pam's plans (all of them) take a back seat when Rhonda's Mom Rose is kidnapped, opening the door to a Soviet operation to steal U.S. secrets.

40. The Greatest American Hero (1981–1983)
Episode: Saturday Night on Sunset Boulevard (1981)
49 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

FBI agents and Russian killers pursue a man and woman, Ralph's students are disillusioned and preparing to drop out of school, and Bill is given a lie detector test where he is caught ... See full summary »

41. The Greatest American Hero (1981–1983)
Episode: The Best Desk Scenario (1981)
49 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Pam and Ralph get promotions, and Bill begins to worry about his mistakes and mortality. Pam's new boss is mixed up with the mob, and the team must rescue her and Bill's career.

42. The Greatest American Hero (1981–1983)
Episode: The Greatest American Hero (1981)
96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The Pilot episode of the series. School teacher Ralph Hinkley meets FBI agent Bill Maxwell on a field trip to the desert, where they are met by a UFO that gives them a mission and a red ... See full summary »

43. The Greatest American Hero (1981–1983)
Episode: The Hit Car (1981)
49 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Ralph's class prepares to perform Shakespeare while he works with Bill to dodge professional killers and transport a beautiful and flirtatious FBI informant to testify against her drug-dealing mobster boyfriend.

44. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979 TV Movie)
89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A 20th century astronaut emerges out of 500 years of suspended animation into a future time where Earth is threatened by alien invaders.

45. Battlestar Galactica (1978)
148 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

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

46. Powers of Ten (1977)
9 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A scientific film essay, narrated by Phil Morrison. A set of pictures of two picnickers in a park, with the area of each frame one-tenth the size of the one before. Starting from a view of ... See full summary »

Directors: Charles Eames, Ray Eames |  Star: Philip Morrison
47. Scream Bloody Murder (1973)
90 min | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A disturbed boy kills his father with his farm tractor and his arm is mangled in the process. He's taken to a mental hospital where he's outfitted with a hook to replace his lost hand and, ... See full summary »

48. The Black Ships (1970)
8 min | Short, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Commodore Perry's expedition to Japan is explored via Japanese artwork of the time.

Writers: Charles Eames, Ray Eames |  Directors: Charles Eames, Ray Eames
49. The Fiberglass Chairs: Something of How They Get the Way They Are (1970)
9 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The process of manufacturing fiberglass chairs is shown through visuals only, with no narration.

Directors: Charles Eames, Ray Eames
50. Tops (1969)
7 min | Documentary, Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Various kinds of tops are shown spinning.

Directors: Charles Eames, Ray Eames