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1. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.4
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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Votes: 156

2. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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93 Metascore

A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Votes: 508,730

3. Raging Bull (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

8.3
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92 Metascore

An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Votes: 235,765 | Gross: $0.05M

4. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Three Sovereigns for Sarah: Part I (1985)

171 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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This is a true story based on transcripts of the Salem Witch Trials. Sarah (Vanessa Redgrave) and her two sisters are put on trial for suspicion of witchcraft... See full synopsis »

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Kim Hunter, Will Lyman, Buffy Baldauf

Votes: 175

5. The Equalizer (1985–1989)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A retired intelligence agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.

Stars: Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka, Robert Lansing, Mark Margolis

Votes: 3,033

6. The Warriors (1979)

R | 92 min | Action, Thriller

7.7
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In 1979, a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down to kill them.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Michael Beck, James Remar, Dorsey Wright, Brian Tyler

Votes: 72,481

7. After Hours (1985)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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90 Metascore

An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Griffin Dunne, Rosanna Arquette, Verna Bloom, Tommy Chong

Votes: 39,792 | Gross: $10.60M

8. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 121

9. The Wanderers (1979)

R | 112 min | Drama

7.5
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Set against the urban jungle of 1963 New York's gangland subculture, this coming of age teenage movie is set around the Italian gang the Wanderers. Slight comedy, slight High School angst ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Ken Wahl, Karen Allen, John Friedrich, Toni Kalem

Votes: 7,499

10. Ragtime (1981)

PG | 155 min | Drama

7.3
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57 Metascore

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: James Cagney, Elizabeth McGovern, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Brad Dourif

Votes: 6,678

11. Finnegan Begin Again (1985 TV Movie)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Robert Preston is retired and taking care of his senile wife. He can't get her to allow him to throw anything out and their house has become unmanageable. He meets Mary Tyler Moore who is ... See full summary »

Director: Joan Micklin Silver | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Robert Preston, Sam Waterston, Sylvia Sidney

Votes: 330

12. Highlander (1986)

R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.2
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24 Metascore

An immortal Scottish swordsman must confront the last of his immortal opponent, a murderously brutal barbarian who lusts for the fabled "Prize".

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Roxanne Hart

Votes: 98,827 | Gross: $5.90M

13. The World According to Garp (1982)

R | 136 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an ... See full summary »

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt, Glenn Close, John Lithgow

Votes: 20,659

14. Dressed to Kill (1980)

X | 105 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

7.1
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A mysterious blonde woman kills one of a psychiatrist's patients, and then goes after the high-class call girl who witnessed the murder.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Michael Caine, Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, Keith Gordon

Votes: 24,094 | Gross: $31.90M

15. The Chosen (1981)

PG | 108 min | Drama

7.1
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In 1944, in Brooklyn, two Jewish kids become friends. One is from a very conservative family, and the other is more liberal. The issues of importance of tradition, parental expectations and the formation of Israel cause constant friction.

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Rod Steiger, Robby Benson, Barry Miller

Votes: 1,497

16. More Than Murder (1984 TV Movie)

100 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.1
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A high-stakes poker game is robbed and Pat intervenes as the thieves make their getaway. He is shot in the back and then framed as a drug dealer. Hammer makes it his job to clear Pat and find out who nearly killed him.

Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Stacy Keach, Lindsay Bloom, Don Stroud, Kent Williams

Votes: 164

17. The Bounty (1984)

PG | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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The familiar story of Lieutenant Bligh, whose cruelty leads to a mutiny on his ship. This version follows both the efforts of Fletcher Christian to get his men beyond the reach of British ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox

Votes: 18,028 | Gross: $8.60M

18. The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)

G | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.9
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Kermit and his friends go to New York to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire

Votes: 15,250

19. Voices (1979)

PG | 106 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.9
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A young man meets a deaf teacher and finds she is a great dancer. He encourages her to follow her dream of becoming a professionaL dancer.

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Michael Ontkean, Amy Irving, Alex Rocco, Barry Miller

Votes: 204

20. Muggable Mary, Street Cop (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

6.9
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Mary is a single mother with a disabled child who makes a living as a undercover cop catching johns, muggers, and rapists.

Director: Sandor Stern | Stars: Karen Valentine, John Getz, Anne De Salvo, Robert Christian

Votes: 59

21. Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A young man struggles with the fact that his girlfriend was once raped.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Zina Bethune, Anne Collette, Lennard Kuras

Votes: 5,744

22. Orphans (1987)

R | 115 min | Drama

6.8
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The two brothers Treat and Philip lived alone since they were kids. Interdependent they dwell in a loft house and live on little thefts, until an aging minor criminal moves in with them and takes over the role of a father.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Albert Finney, Matthew Modine, Kevin Anderson, John Kellogg

Votes: 644 | Gross: $0.25M

23. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: The Haunted Mansion Mystery (1983)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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When Angel Wilson and her family move into a spooky old house, their new neighbour Billy informs her the place is haunted by an old miser -- who is rumored to have disappeared with a ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Tristine Skyler, Christian Slater, Cheryl Giannini, Paul Hecht

Votes: 64

24. Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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In New York, South Bronx's main police precinct is nicknamed Fort Apache by its employees who feel like troopers surrounded by hostiles in a wild west isolated outpost.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Paul Newman, Edward Asner, Ken Wahl, Danny Aiello

Votes: 4,370 | Gross: $29.20M

25. Our Family Honor (1985–1986)

60 min | Drama

6.7
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This series revolves around the lives of two families, the McKays and the Danzigs. The McKays are a family of cops while the Danzigs' business is not exactly legal. The McKays have made it ... See full summary »

Stars: Daphne Ashbrook, Georgann Johnson, Michael Madsen, Tom Mason

Votes: 15

26. F/X (1986)

R | 109 min | Action, Thriller

6.6
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71 Metascore

A movie special effects man is hired to fake a real-life mob killing for a witness protection plan, but finds his own life in danger.

Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Diane Venora, Cliff De Young

Votes: 13,441 | Gross: $20.60M

27. It's Not Just You, Murray! (1964)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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Now middle-aged, mobster Murray looks back at his humble beginnings as a bootlegger and his rise to becoming wealthy and highly influential. Through it he talks about how much of his ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Ira Rubin, Sam DeFazio, Andrea Martin, Catherine Scorsese

Votes: 856

28. The Secret of My Succe$s (1987)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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A talented young man can't get an executive position without rising through the ranks, so he comes up with a shortcut, which also benefits his love life.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan, Margaret Whitton

Votes: 23,084 | Gross: $67.00M

29. The Cotton Club (1984)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.5
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The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club, those that ran it, and is peppered with the Jazz music that made it so famous.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane, Lonette McKee

Votes: 12,792 | Gross: $25.90M

30. Beat Street (1984)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Music

6.5
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An aspiring DJ, from the South Bronx, and his best friend, a promoter, try to get into show business by exposing people to hip-hop music and culture.

Director: Stan Lathan | Stars: Rae Dawn Chong, Guy Davis, Jon Chardiet, Leon W. Grant

Votes: 2,594

31. Moscow on the Hudson (1984)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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When a Russian musician defects in Bloomingdale's department store in New York, he finds adjusting to American life more difficult than he imagined.

Director: Paul Mazursky | Stars: Robin Williams, Maria Conchita Alonso, Cleavant Derricks, Alejandro Rey

Votes: 8,757 | Gross: $25.10M

32. Izzy & Moe (1985 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Crime

6.5
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The adventures of two retired vaudeville performers who become two of the best prohibition agents in the 1920's.

Director: Jackie Cooper | Stars: Jackie Gleason, Art Carney, Cynthia Harris, Zohra Lampert

Votes: 149

33. Easy Money (1983)

R | 95 min | Comedy

6.3
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To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard-living gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before they get the best of him.

Director: James Signorelli | Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Joe Pesci, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Candice Azzara

Votes: 5,807

34. 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.

Director: Michael Wadleigh | Stars: Albert Finney, Diane Venora, Edward James Olmos, Gregory Hines

Votes: 6,744

35. King of the Gypsies (1978)

R | 112 min | Drama

6.3
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Eric Roberts makes an impressive screen debut as Dave, grandson of the aging King Zharko, who is chosen by him to lead the gypsy clan at his death. Dave's only inclination is to join the ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Eric Roberts, Judd Hirsch, Susan Sarandon, Sterling Hayden

Votes: 812

36. The In Crowd (1988)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.3
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A young man of the rock and roll generation is in his senior year of high school. When one day he successfully gets on a popular teen dance television show he becomes a star. The plot ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Rosenthal | Stars: Jennifer Runyon, Donovan Leitch Jr., Joe Pantoliano, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 601 | Gross: $0.12M

37. Simon (1980)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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A group of scientist take Simon, a psychology professor, as a test person for a brainwash experiment. After that they try to convince him that he was a living-being from another planet.

Director: Marshall Brickman | Stars: Alan Arkin, Madeline Kahn, Austin Pendleton, Judy Graubart

Votes: 539

38. Splash (1984)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.2
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A young man is reunited with a mermaid who saves him from drowning as a boy and falls in love not knowing who/what she is.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, John Candy

Votes: 54,846 | Gross: $69.80M

39. Firstborn (1984)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Because he's the oldest, Jake has been the man of the house, since his parents divorce. When Mom starts seeing Sam, who always seems to be trying some new way to get rich quick, and ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Teri Garr, Peter Weller, Christopher Collet, Corey Haim

Votes: 1,510 | Gross: $6.20M

40. Rage of Angels (1983 TV Movie)

189 min | Action, Drama, Adventure

6.2
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Based on Sidney Sheldon's novel. A young assistant district attorney (Parker) is used by a ruthless attorney (Morell) to get his client off. She is fired and almost disbarred, but fights ... See full summary »

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Jaclyn Smith, Ken Howard, Kevin Conway, Ronald Hunter

Votes: 179

41. Alamo Bay (1985)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A despondent Vietnam veteran in danger of losing his livelihood is pushed to the edge when he sees Vietnamese immigrants moving into the fishing industry in a Texas bay town.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Amy Madigan, Ed Harris, Ho Nguyen, Donald Moffat

Votes: 753 | Gross: $0.38M

42. The Believers (1987)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.1
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A New York psychiatrist finds that a satanic cult, which believes in child sacrifice, has a keen interest in his own son.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Martin Sheen, Helen Shaver, Harley Cross, Robert Loggia

Votes: 4,514 | Gross: $18.75M

43. No Big Deal (1983 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama

6.1
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A school takes on a troublesome boy from juvenile hall, in order to try to help him settle back in to normal life. But everything seems to be mounted against him, including a drunken mother.

Director: Robert Charlton | Stars: Rex Robbins, Kevin Dillon, Chris Gartin, Mary-Joan Negro

Votes: 61

44. Outrageous Fortune (1987)

R | 99 min | Comedy

6.0
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Lauren and Sandy are total opposites who end up in the same acting class and who don't know they are sharing a lover. When he disappears under mysterious circumstances they refuse to ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Shelley Long, Bette Midler, Peter Coyote, Robert Prosky

Votes: 5,692 | Gross: $52.86M

45. Popeye Doyle (1986 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.0
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While Popeye Doyle (Ed ONeill) is investigating what appears to be a very simple drug overdose, he becomes involved in international intrigue. The Mosad and various other foreign diplomatic... See full summary »

Director: Peter Levin | Stars: Ed O'Neill, Matthew Laurance, James Handy, Candy Clark

Votes: 227

46. Fighting Back (I) (1982)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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It's a hard crime story about a Philadelphia shop owner who has enough of the criminals' violences and ravages. He organizes a patrol of civil people. It all starts to go wrong because his ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Teague | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Patti LuPone, Michael Sarrazin, Yaphet Kotto

Votes: 353 | Gross: $3.02M

47. Legal Eagles (1986)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

5.9
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A New York district attorney works and flirts with his adversary and her kooky artist client, who is on trial for a murder she didn't commit.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Robert Redford, Debra Winger, Daryl Hannah, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 7,922 | Gross: $49.85M

48. I Am the Cheese (1983)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy

5.9
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A teenage lad struggles to piece together his reality following a traumatic event.

Director: Robert Jiras | Stars: Robert MacNaughton, Hope Lange, Don Murray, Robert Wagner

Votes: 222

49. Our Family Honor (1985–1986)
Episode: Pilot (1985)

PG | 92 min | Drama

5.6
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Patrick McKay and Vincent Danzig both grew up together but took different paths in life. McKay became a policeman and is now one of those being considered for the soon to be vacated ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Daphne Ashbrook, Juanin Clay, Kenneth McMillan, Tom Mason

Votes: 19

50. Hotshot (1987)

PG | 96 min | Drama

5.5
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The story of an American soccer player trying to make it big who turns to Pele, the greatest soccer player of all time, for guidance.

Director: Rick King | Stars: Jim Youngs, Pelé, Billy Warlock, Jeremy Green

Votes: 235