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1. Pacific Rim (2013)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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64 Metascore

As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.

Writers: Travis Beacham, Guillermo del Toro | Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day

2. 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

3. Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.4
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16 Metascore

Axel Foley, while investigating a car theft ring, comes across something much bigger than that: the same men who shot his boss are running a counterfeit money ring out of a theme park in Los Angeles.

Writers: Danilo Bach, Daniel Petrie Jr., Steven E. de Souza | Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Jon Tenney, Joey Travolta, Eugene Collier

4. Clash of the Titans (1981)

PG | 118 min | Adventure, Fantasy

6.9
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A film adaption of the myth of Perseus and his quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda.

Writer: Beverley Cross | Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Harry Hamlin, Claire Bloom, Maggie Smith

5. Spies Like Us (1985)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.

Writers: Dan Aykroyd, Dave Thomas, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel | Director: John Landis | Stars: Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Steve Forrest, Donna Dixon

6. Burke and Hare (2010)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.2
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46 Metascore

A black comedy about two 19th century grave robbers who find a lucrative business providing cadavers for an Edinburgh medical school.

Writers: Piers Ashworth, Nick Moorcroft | Director: John Landis | Stars: Bill Bailey, Tom Wilkinson, Michael Smiley, Tim Curry

7. Mighty Joe Young (1998)

PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.5
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A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by a zoologist and a young woman whom he grew up with. A poacher from the past returns to seek vengeance on him.

Writers: Merian C. Cooper, Ruth Rose, Mark Rosenthal, Lawrence Konner | Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Bill Paxton, Charlize Theron, Rade Serbedzija, Peter Firth

8. One Million Years B.C. (1966)

91 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.6
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Caveman Tumak is banished from his savage tribe. He finds a brief home among a group of gentle seacoast dwelling cave people until he is banished from them as well. Missing him, one of ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Carreras, Mickell Novack, George Baker, Joseph Frickert | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Raquel Welch, John Richardson, Percy Herbert, Robert Brown

9. Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)

G | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.3
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Sinbad The Sailor sails to deliver a cursed prince to a dangerous island in the face of deadly opposition from a powerful witch.

Writers: Beverley Cross, Ray Harryhausen | Director: Sam Wanamaker | Stars: Patrick Wayne, Jane Seymour, Taryn Power, Margaret Whiting

10. Jason and the Argonauts (1963)

Approved | 104 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece.

Writers: Jan Read, Beverley Cross | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Todd Armstrong, Nancy Kovack, Gary Raymond, Laurence Naismith

11. Dinosaur Island (1994)

R | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.2
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An army captain is flying three misfit deserters home for a court martial when the plane has engine trouble and they must land on an uncharted island. There they find a primitive society of... See full summary »

Writers: Bob Sheridan, Christopher Wooden | Directors: Fred Olen Ray, Jim Wynorski | Stars: Ross Hagen, Richard Gabai, Antonia Dorian, Griffin Drew

12. The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958)

Approved | 88 min | Family, Fantasy, Action

7.2
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When a princess is shrunken by an evil wizard, Sinbad must undertake a quest to an island of monsters to cure her and prevent a war.

Writer: Ken Kolb | Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Kerwin Mathews, Kathryn Grant, Richard Eyer, Torin Thatcher

13. The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)

G | 105 min | Family, Adventure, Fantasy

6.8
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Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Clemens, Ray Harryhausen | Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: John Phillip Law, Caroline Munro, Tom Baker, Douglas Wilmer

14. The 27th Day (1957)

Approved | 75 min | Sci-Fi

6.3
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Five individuals from five nations, including the "Superpowers," USA, USSR, and China, suddenly find themselves on an alien spacecraft. An alien gives each a container holding capsules. No ... See full summary »

Writer: John Mantley | Director: William Asher | Stars: Gene Barry, Valerie French, George Voskovec, Arnold Moss

15. Mysterious Island (1961)

Approved | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

6.8
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During the US Civil War, Union POWs escape in a balloon and end up stranded on a South Pacific island, inhabited by giant plants and animals. They must use their ingenuity to survive the ... See full summary »

Writers: John Prebble, Daniel B. Ullman, Crane Wilbur, Jules Verne | Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan, Gary Merrill

16. History Detectives (2003– )

60 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

8.0
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Creator: Bernadette McDaid | Stars: Elyse Luray, Tukufu Zuberi, Gwendolyn Wright, Wes Cowan

17. 20 Million Miles to Earth (1957)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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The first U.S. spaceship to Venus crash-lands off the coast of Sicily on its return trip. A dangerous, lizard-like creature comes with it and quickly grows gigantic.

Writers: Robert Creighton Williams, Christopher Knopf, Charlotte Knight | Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: William Hopper, Joan Taylor, Thomas Browne Henry, Frank Puglia

18. Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage (2014)

PG-13 | 89 min | Fantasy

4.9
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When the Sultan's first born is taken by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling to a desert of magic and creatures to save her.

Writers: Shahin Sean Solimon, Evelyn Gabai | Director: Shahin Sean Solimon | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Lorna Raver, Isaac C. Singleton Jr., Sadie Alexandru

19. Mighty Joe Young (1949)

84 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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In Africa, the girl Jill Young trades a baby gorilla with two natives and raises the animal. Twelve years later, the talkative and persuasive promoter Max O'Hara organizes a safari to ... See full summary »

Writers: Ruth Rose, Merian C. Cooper | Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Robert Armstrong, Mr. Joseph Young

20. Comic Book: The Movie (2004 Video)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy

5.9
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The relationship between Hollywood and comic book culture is lambasted in this mockumentary as a beloved heroic character is rung through the studio system.

Director: Mark Hamill | Stars: Mark Hamill, Donna D'Errico, Billy West, Joseph Burns

21. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A ferocious dinosaur awakened by an Arctic atomic test terrorizes the North Atlantic and ultimately New York City.

Writers: Lou Morheim, Fred Freiberger, Ray Bradbury | Director: Eugène Lourié | Stars: Paul Hubschmid, Paula Raymond, Cecil Kellaway, Kenneth Tobey

22. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

Unrated | 83 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Extra-terrestrials flying in high-tech flying saucers contact scientist Dr. Russell Marvin as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.

Writers: Donald E. Keyhoe, Curt Siodmak, George Worthing Yates, Bernard Gordon | Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum

23. The People vs. George Lucas (2010)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.8
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55 Metascore

An examination of the widespread fan disenchantment with George Lucas.

Writer: Alexandre O. Philippe | Director: Alexandre O. Philippe | Stars: Joe Nussbaum, Daryl Frazetti, Doug Jones, Damian Hess

24. It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955)

Approved | 79 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.9
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A Giant Octopus, whose feeding habits have been affected by radiation from H-Bomb tests, rises from the Mindanao Deep to terrorize the California Coast.

Writers: George Worthing Yates, Harold Jacob Smith | Director: Robert Gordon | Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue, Donald Curtis, Ian Keith

25. The Valley of Gwangi (1969)

G | 96 min | Western, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.2
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Cowboy James Franciscus seeks fame and fortune by capturing a Tyrannosaurus Rex living in the Forbidden Valley and putting it in a Mexican circus. His victim, called the Gwangi, turns out ... See full summary »

Writers: William Bast, Julian More | Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: James Franciscus, Gila Golan, Richard Carlson, Laurence Naismith

26. First Men in the Moon (1964)

Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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Based on the HG Wells story. The world is delighted when a space craft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon, they think for the first time. But the delight ... See full summary »

Writers: Nigel Kneale, Jan Read, H.G. Wells | Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Edward Judd, Martha Hyer, Lionel Jeffries, Miles Malleson

27. Breakfast (2000– )

180 min | Family, News, Talk-Show

6.0
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Popular morning news programme that covers many news stories from both the UK and from around the world. Other features include a sports round-up, weather reports every thirty minutes and ... See full summary »

Stars: Bill Turnbull, Carol Kirkwood, Charlie Stayt, Sian Williams

28. Her Morbid Desires (2008)

Comedy, Thriller

7.4
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Writers: Brad Linaweaver, Edward L. Plumb | Director: Edward L. Plumb | Stars: Erica H. Haupert, Ronn Moss, Molly Murphy, Tippi Hedren

29. The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (1960)

Approved | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.4
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Doctor Gulliver is poor, so nothing - not even his charming fiancée Elisabeth - keeps him in the town he lives. He signs on to a ship to India, but in a storm he's washed off the ship and ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur A. Ross, Jack Sher, Jonathan Swift | Director: Jack Sher | Stars: Kerwin Mathews, Jo Morrow, June Thorburn, Lee Patterson

30. Special Collector's Edition (2010– )

9 min | Comedy, History

6.5
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Creators: David Díaz, Juan Pérez | Stars: David Díaz, Luis Rodrigo, Gabriel Fernández-Gil, Santiago Nocte

31. Troldspejlet (1989– )

25 min

8.4
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Jakob Stegelmann reviews upcoming movies, video and dvd releases, video games, comic books, and role playing games.

Stars: Jakob Stegelmann, Carl Giacomello, Loui Giacomello, Christopher Hedegaard Andersen

32. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

33. The Boneyard Collection (2006)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

6.8
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A quirky anthology, consisting of four separate short films connected by host segments. The first one, BOOGIE WITH THE UNDEAD, has an all girl rock band booked to play a gig in a town ... See full summary »

Writers: L.J. Dopp, Edward L. Plumb | Director: Edward L. Plumb | Stars: Danielle James, Dena Wilkinson, Forrest J Ackerman, Andrea Gaspar

34. Video on Trial (2005– )

30 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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It's all about dish, dirt and deconstruction as top pop culture experts analyze today's hottest music videos with candid commentary, scathing reviews and tongue-in-cheek profiling.

Stars: Debra DiGiovanni, Trevor Boris, Ron Sparks, Sabrina Jalees

35. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

7.0
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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Antonio Gasset, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Henar Álvarez, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón

36. Omnibus (1967–2002)

Documentary, Biography

8.2
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Arts documentary series.

Stars: David Collings, John Gielgud, Kirsty Wark, Eric Morecambe

38. The 64th Annual Academy Awards (1992 TV Special)

Family

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Writers: Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan | Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Billy Crystal, Bryan Adams, Antonio Banderas, Kathy Bates

39. Film 2014 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.4
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Stars: Jonathan Ross, Claudia Winkleman, Danny Leigh, Barry Norman

40. The Sci-Fi Boys (2006)

80 min | Documentary

7.0
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Legendary all-stars of cinema bring to life the evolution of science-fiction and special effects films from the wild and funny days of B-movies to blockbusters that have captured the ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Davids | Director: Paul Davids | Stars: Peter Jackson, Ray Harryhausen, Leonard Maltin, Forrest J Ackerman

41. The 100 Greatest Family Films (2005 TV Movie)

301 min | Documentary

6.7
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The top 100 family films, as voted for by the viewers.

Directors: Mark Murray, Helen Spencer | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Robert Abele, Richard Adams, Thelma Adams

42. Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan (2011)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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The life and work of the renowned film visual effects artist and producer.

Writer: Gilles Penso | Director: Gilles Penso | Stars: Ray Harryhausen, Peter Jackson, James Cameron, John Landis

43. Movie Magic (1994– )

30 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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Documentary series dealing with every aspect of special effects in movies, from low-budget make-up to multi-million-dollar computer-generated graphics. The clear presentation includes ... See full summary »

Creators: Gary R. Benz, Stephen Rocha, Lise Romanoff | Stars: James Cameron, Richard Edlund, Rick Baker, Ken Ralston

44. The Puppetoon Movie (1987)

G | 90 min | Animation, Family

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Writer: Arnold Leibovit | Director: Arnold Leibovit | Stars: Paul Frees, Dal McKennon, Art Clokey, Dick Beals

45. RKO Production 601: The Making of 'Kong, the Eighth Wonder of the World' (2005 Video)

159 min | Documentary

7.8
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An in-depth look at the genesis, production, and legacy of King Kong, one of the most influential films ever made.

Writers: Ron Magid, Phil Savenick | Stars: Rick Baker, Craig Barron, Rudy Behlmer, Daniel Bennett

46. Dinosaur Movies (1993 Video)

66 min | Documentary

7.0
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Writer: Donald F. Glut | Director: Donald F. Glut | Stars: Donald F. Glut, Christy Block, Forrest J Ackerman, Jim Danforth

47. Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror (1994 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary, Horror

7.4
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The history of Hammer Films and their legacy, narrated by the studio's most beloved stars, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee.

Writer: Ted Newsom | Director: Ted Newsom | Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Roy Ward Baker, James Bernard

48. The Animal World (1956)

82 min | Documentary

6.7
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A documentary showcasing the world's many different animal species, both past and present.

Writer: Irwin Allen | Director: Irwin Allen | Stars: John Storm, Theodore von Eltz

49. The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal (1985)

93 min | Documentary

7.5
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Five decades of film making are presented via interesting interviews and dynamic movie scenes.

Writer: Arnold Leibovit | Director: Arnold Leibovit | Stars: Robert Bloch, Chesley Bonestell, Ray Bradbury, Wah Chang

50. Cinema (1964–1975)

30 min | Documentary

6.7
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Weekly film magazine, featuring film reviews, interviews with celebrities and historical lookbacks.

Stars: Michael Parkinson, Michael Scott, Brian Trueman, Clive James