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1. Citizen Kane (1941)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Writers: Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles | Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

2. Beauty and the Beast (1987–1990)

Crime, Fantasy, Drama

7.0
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The adventures and romance of a sensitive and cultured lion-man and a crusading assistant district attorney in Manhattan, New York City.

Creator: Ron Koslow | Stars: Ron Perlman, Roy Dotrice, Jay Acovone, Linda Hamilton

3. TRON (1982)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.

Writers: Steven Lisberger, Bonnie MacBird | Director: Steven Lisberger | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan

4. The Black Hole (1979)

PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.9
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A research vessel finds a missing ship, commanded by a mysterious scientist, on the edge of a black hole.

Writers: Jeb Rosebrook, Bob Barbash, Richard H. Landau, Gerry Day | Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Forster, Joseph Bottoms

5. Pete's Dragon (1977)

G | 128 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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An orphan boy and his magical dragon come to town with his abusive adoptive parents in pursuit.

Writers: Malcolm Marmorstein, Seton I. Miller, S.S. Field | Director: Don Chaffey | Stars: Sean Marshall, Helen Reddy, Jim Dale, Mickey Rooney

6. Adventures of Superman (1952–1958)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.9
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The Man of Steel fights crime with help from his friends at the Daily Planet.

Stars: George Reeves, Noel Neill, Bill Kennedy, John Hamilton

7. Splash (1984)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

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

Writers: Brian Grazer, Bruce Jay Friedman, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, John Candy

8. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)

G | 117 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical conman search for the missing component to a magic spell useful to the defense of Britain.

Writers: Ralph Wright, Ted Berman, Bill Walsh, Don DaGradi, Mary Norton | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Angela Lansbury, David Tomlinson, Roddy McDowall, Sam Jaffe

9. Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

G | 97 min | Fantasy, Family, Adventure

6.3
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Two mysterious orphan children have extraordinary powers and are chased by a scheming millionaire. But where do these kids really call home?

Writers: Robert M. Young, Alexander Key | Director: John Hough | Stars: Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence, Kim Richards

10. Stone Cold (1991)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Joe Huff is a tough, go-it-alone cop with a flair for infiltrating dangerous biker gangs. The FBI blackmail Joe into an undercover operation to convict some extremely violent bikers, who ... See full summary »

Writer: Walter Doniger | Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Brian Bosworth, Lance Henriksen, William Forsythe, Arabella Holzbog

11. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.7
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

12. The Love Bug (1968)

G | 108 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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A race car driver becomes a champion with a Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own.

Writers: Bill Walsh, Don DaGradi, Gordon Buford | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson, Buddy Hackett

13. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

14. Freaky Friday (1976)

G | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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A mother and daughter find their personalities switched and have to live each other's lives on one strange Friday.

Writer: Mary Rodgers | Director: Gary Nelson | Stars: Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin, Patsy Kelly

15. Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.8
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In a small American town, a diabolical circus and its demonic proprietor prey on the townsfolk.

Writer: Ray Bradbury | Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Jason Robards, Jonathan Pryce, Diane Ladd, Royal Dano

16. The Watcher in the Woods (1980)

PG | 84 min | Family, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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When a family moves to a country home, the young girls experience strange happenings that have a link to an occult event years past.

Writers: Brian Clemens, Florence Engel Randall, Rosemary Anne Sisson, Harry Spalding | Directors: John Hough, Vincent McEveety | Stars: Bette Davis, Lynn-Holly Johnson, Kyle Richards, Carroll Baker

17. Frankenweenie (1984)

PG | 29 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A young boy sets out to revive his dead pet using the monstrous power of science.

Writers: Tim Burton, Leonard Ripps | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Shelley Duvall, Daniel Stern, Barret Oliver, Joseph Maher

18. My Science Project (1985)

PG | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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Michael and Ellie break into a military junkyard to find a science project for Michael's class, and discover a strange glowing orb which absorbs electricity. When the orb begins to blend ... See full summary »

Writer: Jonathan R. Betuel | Director: Jonathan R. Betuel | Stars: John Stockwell, Danielle von Zerneck, Fisher Stevens, Raphael Sbarge

19. Return from Witch Mountain (1978)

G | 95 min | Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Tia and her brother Tony have supernatural powers, can communicate and move things with the power of their mind alone. They arrive on Earth for a visit in Los Angeles. When Tony uses his ... See full summary »

Writers: Malcolm Marmorstein, Alexander Key | Director: John Hough | Stars: Bette Davis, Christopher Lee, Kim Richards, Ike Eisenmann

20. Forty Guns (1957)

Approved | 79 min | Western

7.1
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An authoritarian rancher, Barbara Stanwyck, who rules an Arizona county with her private posse of hired guns. When a new marshall arrives to set things straight, the cattle queen finds ... See full summary »

Writer: Samuel Fuller | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Barry Sullivan, Dean Jagger, John Ericson

21. The Cat from Outer Space (1978)

G | 104 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.9
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A UFO is stranded on earth and impounded by the US government. Its pilot, a cat with a collar that has special powers, including the ability to allow the cat to communicate with humans, has... See full summary »

Writer: Ted Key | Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Ken Berry, Sandy Duncan, Harry Morgan, Roddy McDowall

22. The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)

G | 100 min | Family, Comedy, Western

6.2
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Three orphan children strike gold in 1878 California.

Writers: Don Tait, Jack M. Bickham | Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Bill Bixby, Susan Clark, Don Knotts, Tim Conway

23. The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969)

G | 91 min | Family, Comedy

6.0
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Some college students manage to persuade the town's big businessman, A. J. Arno, to donate a computer to their college. When the problem- student, Dexter Riley, tries to fix the computer, ... See full summary »

Writer: Joseph L. McEveety | Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero, Joe Flynn, William Schallert

24. Midnight Madness (1980)

PG | Family, Comedy

6.5
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Leon planned "The Great Allnighter" by picking college students to participate in his night long scavenger hunt. The five teams, each designated by colors white (nerds who hate green),green... See full summary »

Writers: David Wechter, Michael Nankin | Directors: Michael Nankin, David Wechter | Stars: David Naughton, Debra Clinger, David Damas, Michael J. Fox

25. The Incredible Journey (1963)

G | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.1
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The story of three pets, a cat and two dogs, who lose their owners when they are all on vacation. Can they find their way home?

Writers: James Algar, Sheila Burnford | Director: Fletcher Markle | Stars: Émile Genest, John Drainie, Tommy Tweed, Sandra Scott

26. The Devil and Max Devlin (1981)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.0
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When Max dies in an accident, he goes straight to hell. But the devil Barney makes him an offer: if he manages to get three innocent youths to sell him their souls in the next two months, ... See full summary »

Writers: Mary Rodgers, Jimmy Sangster | Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Elliott Gould, Bill Cosby, Susan Anspach, Adam Rich

27. Tex (1982)

PG | 103 min | Drama

6.6
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Coming-of-age adventure about two teenage brothers and their struggles to grow up, on their own, after their mother dies and their father leaves them.

Writers: S.E. Hinton, Charles S. Haas, Tim Hunter | Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Matt Dillon, Jim Metzler, Meg Tilly, Bill McKinney

28. Herbie Rides Again (1974)

G | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.5
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The living Volkswagen Beetle helps an old lady protect her home from a corrupt developer.

Writers: Bill Walsh, Gordon Buford | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Helen Hayes, Ken Berry, Stefanie Powers, John McIntire

29. Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)

G | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own, is racing in the Monte Carlo Rally. Unbeknownst to Herbie's driver, thieves have hidden a cache of stolen diamonds in Herbie's gas tank, and are now trying to get them back.

Writers: Arthur Alsberg, Don Nelson, Gordon Buford | Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Dean Jones, Don Knotts, Julie Sommars, Jacques Marin

30. Herbie Goes Bananas (1980)

G | 100 min | Family, Adventure, Comedy

4.7
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The adorable little VW helps its owners break up a counterfeiting ring in Mexico.

Writers: Don Tait, Gordon Buford | Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Charles Martin Smith, Stephen W. Burns, Cloris Leachman, John Vernon

31. Country (1984)

PG | 105 min | Drama

6.8
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Gilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be working against the odds, producing no financial surplus. Gilbert has lost hope of ever becoming prosperous, but his wife ... See full summary »

Writer: William D. Wittliff | Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Wilford Brimley, Matt Clark

32. Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)

PG | 95 min | Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.0
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Paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, try to protect them from hunters who want to capture them.

Writers: Clifford Green, Ellen Green, David Lee Miller | Director: Bill L. Norton | Stars: William Katt, Sean Young, Patrick McGoohan, Julian Fellowes

33. Snowball Express (1972)

G | 93 min | Comedy, Family

6.3
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When John Baxter inherits a ski resort in the Rocky Mountains, he quits his job in New York and moves the family west to run it. Only to find that the place is a wreck. But together they ... See full summary »

Writers: Don Tait, Jim Parker, Arnold Margolin, Frankie O'Rear, John O'Rear | Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Dean Jones, Nancy Olson, Harry Morgan, Keenan Wynn

34. The Happiest Millionaire (1967)

G | 141 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

6.9
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A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire, Biddle. His daughter, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, tires of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Kyle Crichton, Cordelia Drexel Biddle, AJ Carothers | Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Tommy Steele, Greer Garson, Gladys Cooper

35. Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)

Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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In this comedy, Peter Ustinov is the famous pirate's ghost that returns to our time. Blackbeard has been cursed by his last wife who was a notorious witch, so that he will never die. The ... See full summary »

Writers: Bill Walsh, Don DaGradi, Ben Stahl | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette, Elsa Lanchester

36. Superdad (1973)

G | 96 min | Comedy, Family

5.0
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Charlie McCready is a worried father. His daughter, Wendy will be attending college in the fall, and he feels the crowd she's hanging out with has no ambition, especially her boyfriend, ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph L. McEveety, Harlan Ware | Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Bob Crane, Kurt Russell, Barbara Rush, Joe Flynn

37. The Strongest Man in the World (1975)

G | 92 min | Family, Comedy, Fantasy

5.9
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Dexter Riley and his friends accidently discover a new chemical mixed with a cereal seems to give anyone temporary superhuman strength

Writers: Joseph L. McEveety, Herman Groves | Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Kurt Russell, Joe Flynn, Eve Arden, Cesar Romero

38. Gus (1976)

G | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

5.8
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The California Atoms are in last place with no hope of moving up. But by switching the mule from team mascot to team member, (He can kick 100 yard field goals!) they start winning, and move... See full summary »

Writers: Ted Key, Arthur Alsberg, Don Nelson | Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Edward Asner, Don Knotts, Gary Grimes, Tim Conway

39. The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)

G | 88 min | Family, Comedy, Western

5.8
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The adventures of two idiotic outlaw wannabees,Amos and Theodore.

Writer: Don Tait | Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Tim Conway, Don Knotts, Tim Matheson, Kenneth Mars

40. The World's Greatest Athlete (1973)

G | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.6
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In this Disney comedy, a down on his luck coach travels to Africa where he spots the world's greatest athlete - a white Tarzan-type. The coach brings him back to the U.S. of A. to compete.

Writers: Gerald Gardner, Dee Caruso | Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: John Amos, Jan-Michael Vincent, Tim Conway, Roscoe Lee Browne

41. Hot Lead and Cold Feet (1978)

G | Family, Western, Action

6.0
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This saga of the old west involves twin brothers who compete for possession of a rickety cow town founded by their father while a crooked mayor tries to put an end to the competitors so he can inherit the town himself.

Writers: Joseph L. McEveety, Arthur Alsberg, Don Nelson, Rod Piffath | Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Jim Dale, Darren McGavin, Karen Valentine, Don Knotts

42. Napoleon and Samantha (1972)

G | 92 min | Adventure, Drama

6.1
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Two young children, who, rather than part with an old pet lion who was once a circus performer, go on a perilous mountain trek to stay with a recluse friend.

Writer: Stewart Raffill | Director: Bernard McEveety | Stars: Michael Douglas, Jodie Foster, Johnny Whitaker, Will Geer

43. The Shaggy D.A. (1976)

G | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.6
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A lawyer makes an interesting discovery that could affect his chances of getting elected to office.

Writers: Don Tait, Felix Salten | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Dean Jones, Suzanne Pleshette, Tim Conway, Keenan Wynn

44. Now You See Him, Now You Don't (1972)

G | 88 min | Family, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.2
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A chemistry student invents a spray that makes its wearer invisible. A crook finds out about it, and plans to steal it for himself.

Writers: Joseph L. McEveety, Robert L. King | Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero, Joe Flynn, Jim Backus

45. Return of the Fly (1959)

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

5.7
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15 years after the events of "The Fly," Andre's son does some transportation experimentation of his own.

Writers: Edward Bernds, George Langelaan | Director: Edward Bernds | Stars: Vincent Price, Brett Halsey, David Frankham, John Sutton

46. No Deposit, No Return (1976)

G | 112 min | Family, Comedy

6.4
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Two would-be safe-crackers 'sort of' kidnap the two grandchildren of millionaire J. W. Osborne. In a story somewhat reminiscent of O. Henry's The Ransom of Red Chief, the ransom amount ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Alsberg, Don Nelson, Joseph L. McEveety | Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: David Niven, Darren McGavin, Don Knotts, Herschel Bernardi

47. The Million Dollar Duck (1971)

G | 89 min | Comedy, Family

5.7
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Professor Dooley takes home a duck from his research laboratory as a toy for his son, but soon finds out that it lays golden eggs.

Writers: Ted Key, Roswell Rogers | Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Dean Jones, Sandy Duncan, Joe Flynn, Tony Roberts

48. The North Avenue Irregulars (1979)

G | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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When crooks set up operations in a traditional town, a minister and a group of church ladies are willing to do anything, no matter how wacky, to get them out.

Writers: Don Tait, Albert Fay Hill | Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Edward Herrmann, Barbara Harris, Susan Clark, Karen Valentine

49. The Last Flight of Noah's Ark (1980)

G | 97 min | Adventure, Family

5.7
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When a plane carrying various animals makes a forced landing on a desert island, the only chance to escape is to convert the plane into a boat.

Writers: Ernest K. Gann, Steven W. Carabatsos, Sandy Glass, George Arthur Bloom | Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Elliott Gould, Geneviève Bujold, Ricky Schroder, Vincent Gardenia

50. Ambush at Cimarron Pass (1958)

73 min | War, Western

5.4
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The survivors of an Army patrol ambushed by Indians hook up with a group of cowboys who have also been attacked, and together they try to get to safety at the fort. Unfortunately for them, ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert A. Reeds, Robert E. Woods, Richard G. Taylor, John K. Butler | Director: Jodie Copelan | Stars: Scott Brady, Margia Dean, Clint Eastwood, Irving Bacon