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1. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

8.6
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90 Metascore

Archeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas, Philip Kaufman | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

2. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure

7.6
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57 Metascore

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Writers: Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz, George Lucas | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

3. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.8
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78 Metascore

After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.

Writers: Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

4. Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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56 Metascore

Lifelong platonic friends Zack and Miri look to solve their respective cash-flow problems by making an adult film together. As the cameras roll, however, the duo begin to sense that they may have more feelings for each other than they previously thought.

Writer: Kevin Smith | Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Robinson, Gerry Bednob

5. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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52 Metascore

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels attempt to destroy the Second Death Star, while Luke Skywalker tries to bring his father back to the Light Side of the Force.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

6. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

PG | 115 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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94 Metascore

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world.

Writer: Melissa Mathison | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote, Dee Wallace

7. War Horse (2011)

PG-13 | 146 min | Drama, War

7.3
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72 Metascore

Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on.

Writers: Lee Hall, Richard Curtis, Michael Morpurgo, Nick Stafford | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Benedict Cumberbatch

8. Let Me In (2010)

R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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79 Metascore

A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian.

Writers: Matt Reeves, John Ajvide Lindqvist | Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Cara Buono

9. The Ring (2002)

PG-13 | 115 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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57 Metascore

A young journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it.

Writers: Ehren Kruger, Kôji Suzuki | Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox, David Dorfman

10. Coraline (2009)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Fantasy, Thriller

7.7
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80 Metascore

An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

Writers: Henry Selick, Neil Gaiman | Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman, Jennifer Saunders

11. Minority Report (2002)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.7
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80 Metascore

In a future where a special police unit is able to arrest murderers before they commit their crimes, an officer from that unit is himself accused of a future murder.

Writers: Philip K. Dick, Scott Frank, Jon Cohen | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Max von Sydow

12. People Like Us (2012)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama

7.1
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49 Metascore

While settling his recently deceased father's estate, a salesman discovers he has a sister whom he never knew about, leading both siblings to re-examine their perceptions about family and life choices.

Writers: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Jody Lambert | Director: Alex Kurtzman | Stars: Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Michelle Pfeiffer, Olivia Wilde

13. Cowboys & Aliens (2011)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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50 Metascore

A spaceship arrives in Arizona, 1873, to take over the Earth, starting with the Wild West region. A posse of cowboys and natives are all that stand in their way.

Writers: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman, Damon Lindelof, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Steve Oedekerk, Scott Mitchell Rosenberg | Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Abigail Spencer

14. Machine Gun Preacher (2011)

R | 129 min | Action, Biography, Crime

6.9
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43 Metascore

Sam Childers is a former drug-dealing biker tough guy who found God and became a crusader for hundreds of Sudanese children who've been forced to become soldiers.

Writer: Jason Keller | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Shannon, Kathy Baker

15. My Bloody Valentine (2009)

R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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51 Metascore

Tom returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of the Valentine's night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, however, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one will believes he's innocent.

Writers: Todd Farmer, Zane Smith, John Beaird, Stephen A. Miller | Director: Patrick Lussier | Stars: Jensen Ackles, Jaime King, Kerr Smith, Betsy Rue

16. The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.

Writers: David Benioff, Khaled Hosseini | Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Khalid Abdalla, Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada, Atossa Leoni, Shaun Toub

17. The Mexican (2001)

R | 123 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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43 Metascore

A man tries to transport an ancient gun called The Mexican, believed to carry a curse, back across the border, while his girlfriend pressures him to give up his criminal ways.

Writer: J.H. Wyman | Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, James Gandolfini, J.K. Simmons

18. The Soloist (2009)

PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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61 Metascore

A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.

Writers: Susannah Grant, Steve Lopez | Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander

19. Two Lovers (2008)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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74 Metascore

A Brooklyn-set romantic drama about a bachelor torn between the family friend his parents wish he would marry and his beautiful but volatile new neighbor.

Writers: James Gray, Ric Menello | Director: James Gray | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Gwyneth Paltrow, Vinessa Shaw, Anne Joyce

20. Zoom (2006)

PG | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Family

4.1
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26 Metascore

Former superhero Jack is called back to work to transform an unlikely group of ragtag kids into superheroes at a private Academy.

Writers: Adam Rifkin, David Berenbaum, Jason Lethcoe | Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Tim Allen, Courteney Cox, Chevy Chase, Spencer Breslin

21. Leaves of Grass (2009)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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58 Metascore

An Ivy League professor is lured back to his Oklahoma hometown, where his twin brother, a small-time pot grower, has concocted a scheme to take down a local drug lord.

Writer: Tim Blake Nelson | Director: Tim Blake Nelson | Stars: Edward Norton, Keri Russell, Henry Max Nelson, Lucy DeVito

22. Happily N'Ever After (2006)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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28 Metascore

An alliance of evil-doers, led by Frieda, looks to take over Fairy Tale Land. But when Ella realizes her stepmother is out to ruin her storybook existence, she takes a dramatic turn and blossoms into the leader of the resistance effort.

Writers: Douglas Langdale, Robert Moreland | Directors: Paul Bolger, Yvette Kaplan | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Patrick Warburton, George Carlin

23. Envy (2004)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

4.7
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31 Metascore

A man becomes increasingly jealous of his friend's newfound success.

Writer: Steve Adams | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Rachel Weisz, Amy Poehler

24. Please Give (2010)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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78 Metascore

In New York City, a husband and wife butt heads with the granddaughters of the elderly woman who lives in the apartment the couple owns.

Writer: Nicole Holofcener | Director: Nicole Holofcener | Stars: Catherine Keener, Oliver Platt, Rebecca Hall, Elizabeth Keener

25. Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985 TV Movie)

94 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.5
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The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and the Ewok Wicket ... See full summary »

Writers: Ken Wheat, Jim Wheat, George Lucas | Directors: Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat | Stars: Wilford Brimley, Warwick Davis, Aubree Miller, Siân Phillips

26. Skateland (2010)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama

5.7
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51 Metascore

In the early 1980s, in small-town Texas, dramatic events force a 19-year-old skating rink manager to look at his life in a very new way.

Writers: Anthony Burns, Brandon Freeman, Heath Freeman | Director: Anthony Burns | Stars: Shiloh Fernandez, Ashley Greene, Heath Freeman, Brett Cullen

27. Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinarily unique assassin in service of the US president.

Writers: Richard Sapir, Warren Murphy, Christopher Wood | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Fred Ward, Joel Grey, Wilford Brimley, J.A. Preston

28. Bernard and Doris (2006)

103 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.6
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The story of the twilight years of tobacco billionairness Doris Duke and her relationship with her gay butler, to whom she left her entire fortune.

Writer: Hugh Costello | Director: Bob Balaban | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Ralph Fiennes, Peter Asher, Don Harvey

29. The Extra Man (2010)

R | 108 min | Comedy

5.9
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56 Metascore

A man who escorts wealthy widows in New York's Upper East Side takes a young aspiring playwright under his wing.

Writers: Robert Pulcini, Jonathan Ames, Shari Springer Berman | Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Kevin Kline, Paul Dano, Katie Holmes, Marian Seldes

30. More American Graffiti (1979)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, War

5.2
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College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late '60s.

Writers: Bill L. Norton, George Lucas, Gloria Katz, Willard Huyck | Director: Bill L. Norton | Stars: Candy Clark, Bo Hopkins, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat

31. Final Fantasy IX (2000 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.7
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When bandits try to kidnap the princess, they discover that it's the princess who wants to be kidnapped. But they are chased by an evil queen and an even more powerful entity.

Writer: Hironobu Sakaguchi | Director: Hiroyuki Itô

32. Lorelei: The Witch of the Pacific Ocean (2005)

128 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.4
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A drama set during World War II where a submarine carrying a secret weapon attempts to stop a planned third atomic bombing of Japan. Based on Harutoshi Fukui's novel Shuusen no Lorelei.

Writers: Harutoshi Fukui, Satoshi Suzuki | Directors: Shinji Higuchi, Cellin Gluck | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Satoshi Tsumabuki, Toshirô Yanagiba, Yû Kashii

33. Southside (2003)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

5.6
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Two friends are torn apart by passion and ambition in the violent world of amateur boxing.

Writers: Richard Crowe, Richard Zajdlic, Billy Hayes | Director: Billy Hayes | Stars: Brian Austin Green, Bret Roberts, Wendy Fowler, Greg Mullavey

34. Bayside Shakedown 2 (2003)

138 min | Crime, Action, Comedy

6.1
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Writer: Ryôichi Kimizuka | Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro | Stars: Yûji Oda, Toshirô Yanagiba, Eri Fukatsu, Miki Mizuno

35. Planting Melvin (2005)

99 min | Drama

4.8
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A battered woman flees her abusive husband and escapes to a remote community where she finds friendship in a dying old man.

Writer: Kari Nevil | Director: Kari Nevil | Stars: Irene Bedard, Yvette Freeman, Alma Martinez, Tammy Massa