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1. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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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.

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

2. Superman (1978)

PG | 143 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.4
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86 Metascore

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.

Creators: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando

3. Annie Hall (1977)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

Writers: Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

4. Ghost (1990)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.0
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52 Metascore

After being killed during a botched mugging, a man's love for his partner enables him to remain on earth as a ghost.

Writer: Bruce Joel Rubin | Director: Jerry Zucker | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn

5. Tootsie (1982)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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87 Metascore

An unemployed actor with a reputation for being difficult disguises himself as a woman to get a role in a soap opera.

Writers: Larry Gelbart, Murray Schisgal, Don McGuire | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman

6. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

Approved | 105 min | Drama

7.8
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77 Metascore

A just-divorced man must learn to care for his son on his own, and then must fight in court to keep custody of him.

Writers: Avery Corman, Robert Benton | Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander, Justin Henry

7. Parenthood (1989)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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82 Metascore

The Buckman family is a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse.

Writers: Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Ron Howard | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne Wiest, Jason Robards

8. See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)

R | 103 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Dave is deaf, and Wally is blind. They witness a murder, but it was Dave who was looking at her, and Wally who was listening.

Writers: Earl Barret, Arne Sultan, Marvin Worth, Eliot Wald, Andrew Kurtzman, Gene Wilder | Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Joan Severance, Kevin Spacey

9. The Hustler (1961)

Unrated | 134 min | Drama, Sport

8.1
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An up-and-coming pool player plays a long-time champion in a single high-stakes match.

Writers: Sidney Carroll, Robert Rossen, Walter Tevis | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott

10. Kojak (1973–1978)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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A bald police detective with a fiery righteous attitude battles crime in his city.

Creator: Abby Mann | Stars: Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson, George Savalas

11. The Money Pit (1986)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

6.2
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A young couple struggles to repair a hopelessly dilapidated house.

Writer: David Giler | Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Alexander Godunov, Maureen Stapleton

12. The Prince of Tides (1991)

R | 132 min | Drama

6.7
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A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.

Writers: Pat Conroy, Becky Johnston | Director: Barbra Streisand | Stars: Barbra Streisand, Nick Nolte, Blythe Danner, Kate Nelligan

13. The Miracle Worker (1962)

Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama

8.1
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The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.

Writer: William Gibson | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Anne Bancroft, Patty Duke, Victor Jory, Inga Swenson

14. The Dream Team (1989)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy

6.4
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On the way to a baseball game, sanitarium patients get stranded in New York City after their chaperone is hospitalized and they're being pursued by criminals.

Writers: Jon Connolly, David Loucka | Director: Howard Zieff | Stars: Michael Keaton, Christopher Lloyd, Peter Boyle, Stephen Furst

15. Death of a Salesman (1985 TV Movie)

PG | 136 min | Drama

7.3
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An aging traveling salesman recognizes the emptiness of his life and tries to fix it.

Writer: Arthur Miller | Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Kate Reid, John Malkovich, Stephen Lang

16. One from the Heart (1982)

R | 107 min | Musical, Romance

6.5
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57 Metascore

Hank and Frannie don't seem to be able to live together anymore. After a five-year relationship, lustful and dreamy Fanny leaves down-to-earth Hank on the anniversary of their relationship.... See full summary »

Writers: Armyan Bernstein, Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Frederic Forrest, Teri Garr, Raul Julia, Nastassja Kinski

17. Hello Again (1987)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.0
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A suburban housewife chokes to death and is brought back to life by a spell cast by her wacky sister.

Writer: Susan Isaacs | Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Shelley Long, Judith Ivey, Gabriel Byrne, Corbin Bernsen

18. The Front (1976)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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A cashier poses as a writer for blacklisted talents to submit their work through, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand.

Writer: Walter Bernstein | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Woody Allen, Zero Mostel, Herschel Bernardi, Michael Murphy

19. The Hot Rock (1972)

GP | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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Dortmunder and his pals plan to steal a huge diamond from a museum. But this turns out to be only the first time they have to steal it...

Writers: Donald E. Westlake, William Goldman | Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Robert Redford, George Segal, Ron Leibman, Paul Sand

20. Child's Play (1972)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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At an exclusive boys' school, a new gym teacher is drawn into a feud between two older instructors, and he discovers that everything at the school is not quite as staid, tranquil and harmless as it seems.

Writers: Robert Marasco, Leon Prochnik | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: James Mason, Robert Preston, Beau Bridges, Ron Weyand

21. The Brink's Job (1978)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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After a long spate of bad luck, the little criminal Tony and his gang successfully rob one of Brink's security transports, taking $30,000. Surprisingly their coup doesn't make the press. ... See full summary »

Writers: Noel Behn, Walon Green | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Peter Falk, Peter Boyle, Allen Garfield, Warren Oates

22. Hammett (1982)

PG | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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The novel writter Dashiell Hammett is involved in the investigation of the mysterious disappearance of a beautiful chinese cabaret actress in San Francisco.

Writers: Joe Gores, Dennis O'Flaherty, Thomas Pope, Ross Thomas | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Frederic Forrest, Peter Boyle, Marilu Henner, Roy Kinnear

23. Playing for Time (1980 TV Movie)

150 min | Drama, Music

8.0
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Female prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp (Auschwitz) are spared from death in return for performing music for their captors.

Writers: Fania Fénelon, Arthur Miller | Directors: Daniel Mann, Joseph Sargent | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Alexander, Maud Adams, Christine Baranski

24. A Thousand Clowns (1965)

Unrated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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A middle-aged iconoclast, doggedly avoiding the tedium of employment and conventional life, faces the prospect of losing custody of his young ward.

Writer: Herb Gardner | Director: Fred Coe | Stars: Jason Robards, Barbara Harris, Martin Balsam, Gene Saks

25. Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A housewife with an abusive husband has an affair with a writer.

Writers: Sue Kaufman, Eleanor Perry | Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Richard Benjamin, Frank Langella, Carrie Snodgress, Lorraine Cullen

26. Winter People (1989)

PG-13 | 110 min | Romance, Drama

6.2
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A young widower moves with his daughter into a North Carolina mountain town in 1934. He quickly takes up with a young woman with an illegitimate baby. First he must prove himself to her ... See full summary »

Writers: John Ehle, Carol Sobieski | Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Kurt Russell, Kelly McGillis, Lloyd Bridges, Mitch Ryan

27. Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985 TV Mini-Series)

Unrated | 410 min | Drama

7.2
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The rise and fall of the Italian fascist dictator, Benito Mussolini.

Stars: Spencer Chandler, George C. Scott, Lee Grant, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

28. The Miracle Worker (1979 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

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Young Helen Keller, blind, deaf, and mute since infancy, is in danger of being sent to an institution. Her inability to communicate has left her frustrated and violent. In desperation, her ... See full summary »

Writer: William Gibson | Director: Paul Aaron | Stars: Patty Duke, Diana Muldaur, Charles Siebert, Anne Seymour

29. Little Miss Marker (1980)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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Sorrowful Jones is a cheap bookie in 1930's. When a gambler leaves his daughter as a marker for a bet, he gets stuck with her. His life will change a great deal with her arrival and his ... See full summary »

Writers: Damon Runyon, Walter Bernstein | Director: Walter Bernstein | Stars: Walter Matthau, Julie Andrews, Tony Curtis, Bob Newhart

30. The Chosen (1981)

PG | 108 min | Drama

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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.

Writers: Edwin Gordon, Chaim Potok | Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Rod Steiger, Robby Benson, Barry Miller

31. The Brotherhood (1968)

PG-13 | 96 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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The son of a powerful Mafia don comes home from his army service in Vietnam and wants to lead his own life, but family tradition, intrigues and powerplays involving his older brother ... See full summary »

Writer: Lewis John Carlino | Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Alex Cord, Irene Papas, Luther Adler

32. I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has ... See full summary »

Writer: Neil Simon | Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, Dinah Manoff, Lance Guest

33. Lilith (1964)

114 min | Drama

7.1
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Lilith is a about a mysterious young woman in an elite sanitarium in New England, who seems to weave a magical spell all around her. A restless, but sincere young man with an equally ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Rossen, J.R. Salamanca | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Warren Beatty, Jean Seberg, Peter Fonda, Kim Hunter

34. Never Love a Stranger (1958)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.1
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Following the life of an orphan and the events that change his life and lead him into a life of crime.

Writers: Richard Day, Harold Robbins | Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: John Drew Barrymore, Lita Milan, Robert Bray, Steve McQueen

35. The Connection (1962)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.4
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A director tries to film a group of junkies in Leach's room while they are waiting for Cowboy to bring their heroin connection.

Writer: Jack Gelber | Director: Shirley Clarke | Stars: Warren Finnerty, Garry Goodrow, Jerome Raphael, Jim Anderson

36. Grace Quigley (1984)

PG | 87 min | Comedy

5.7
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Grace Quigley is nearing the end of her life, living alone in her New York apartment. One day she witnesses a murder being committed by top hit-man, Seymour Flint. She decides to blackmail ... See full summary »

Writer: A. Martin Zweiback | Director: Anthony Harvey | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Nick Nolte, Kit Le Fever, Chip Zien

37. The Young Doctors (1961)

100 min | Drama

6.5
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The story represents an idealistic clash between two pathologists, one (Fredric March) the veteran department head whose ideals and perspective have been mellowed and blunted somewhat by ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Hailey, Joseph Hayes | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Fredric March, Ben Gazzara, Dick Clark, Ina Balin

38. Man on a Swing (1974)

PG | 110 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A small-town police chief investigating a murder is offered help by a self-described psychic. However, when the chief discovers that the "psychic" is in possession of information known only... See full summary »

Writer: David Zelag Goodman | Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Joel Grey, Dorothy Tristan, Elizabeth Wilson

39. Slow Dancing in the Big City (1978)

PG | 110 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

5.6
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An aging out of shape reporter falls for a pretty but seriously ill ballerina.

Writer: Barra Grant | Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Paul Sorvino, Anne Ditchburn, Nicolas Coster, Anita Dangler

40. Key Exchange (1985)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

4.7
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A young woman wants to get her boyfriend to commit to her, but the most she can get him to do is exchange apartment keys.

Writers: Kevin Wade, Paul Kurta, Kevin Scott | Director: Barnet Kellman | Stars: Brooke Adams, Danny Aiello, Seth Allen, Kerry Armstrong

41. Mayflower: The Pilgrims' Adventure (1979 TV Movie)

97 min | Adventure, History

6.6
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In 1620, the Assembly of the Pilgrims decides to emigrate to the young America because of the persecution they suffer by the English crown. The film tells the adventurous journey of the ... See full summary »

Writer: James Lee Barrett | Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Jenny Agutter, Tim Barrett, Michael Beck, W.B. Brydon

42. Visions (1976–1980)

Drama

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Weekly anthology series of original dramas, often with period settings.

Stars: Nan Martin, Maxine Stuart, Glynn Turman, Philip Baker Hall

43. The Jilting of Granny Weatherall (1980 TV Movie)

57 min | Drama

5.4
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Adapted from the short story by acclaimed writer Katherine Anne Porter (Ship of Fools?), THE JILTING OF GRANNY WEATHERALL reminds us of the plight of many women who wait for life to claim them, rather than seek life out for themselves.

Writers: Corinne Jacker, Katherine Anne Porter | Director: Randa Haines | Stars: Geraldine Fitzgerald, Lois Smith, William Swetland, Mia Dillon

44. To Find a Man (1972)

GP | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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The platonic friendship between two high school youths is explored through the attempts to get the girl an abortion. Her young male friend offers his support and tries to find her a doctor.... See full summary »

Writers: Arnold Schulman, S.J. Wilson | Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Pamela Sue Martin, Darren O'Connor, Lloyd Bridges, Phyllis Newman

45. Young Dillinger (1965)

102 min | Crime, Drama

5.1
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John Dillinger first goes to jail after attempting to rob his girlfiriend's father at her suggestion. Falling in with the likes of Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd he arranges their ... See full summary »

Writers: Arthur Hoerl, Donald Zimbalist | Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Nick Adams, Robert Conrad, John Ashley, Dan Terranova

46. The Lost Honor of Kathryn Beck (1984 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

6.5
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A shopkeeper is condemned by the police & the press for sleeping with a suspected terrorist.

Writers: Heinrich Böll, Loring Mandel | Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Kris Kristofferson, George Dzundza, Jon DeVries

47. Big Blonde (1980 TV Movie)

75 min

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Writers: Dorothy Parker, Ellen M. Violett | Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: Sally Kellerman, Victor Griffin, Harris Laskawy, Trey Wilson

48. Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys (1976 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.9
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In 1930s Alabama, nine young black men are accused of raping two white women. The judge in the case, unlike the rest of the town, comes to believe that the boys are innocent, and against ... See full summary »

Writers: Dan T. Carter, John McGreevey | Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Arthur Hill, Ellen Barber, Paul Benjamin, Larry Butts

50. A Marriage: Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz (1991 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

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Writer: Julian Barry | Director: Edwin Sherin | Stars: Jane Alexander, Michael Allison, Rachel Aviva, Vernel Bagneris