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1. The Godfather: Part II (1974)

R | 200 min | Crime, Drama

9.1
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80 Metascore

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba.

Writers: Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

2. Apocalypse Now (1979)

R | 153 min | Drama, War

8.5
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90 Metascore

During the U.S.-Viet Nam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

Writers: John Milius, Francis Ford Coppola, Michael Herr | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

3. The Graduate (1967)

Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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77 Metascore

Recent college graduate Benjamin Braddock is trapped into an affair with Mrs. Robinson, who happens to be the wife of his father's business partner and then finds himself falling in love with her daughter, Elaine.

Writers: Calder Willingham, Buck Henry, Charles Webb | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, William Daniels

4. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.9
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Rod Serling's seminal anthology series focused on ordinary folks who suddenly found themselves in extraordinary, usually supernatural, situations. The stories would typically end with an ironic twist that would see the guilty punished.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

5. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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An All-American trucker gets dragged into a centuries-old mystical battle in Chinatown.

Writers: Gary Goldman, David Z. Weinstein, W.D. Richter | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, James Hong

6. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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76 Metascore

Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.

Writer: Nora Ephron | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher, Bruno Kirby

7. Rooster Cogburn (1975)

PG | 108 min | Western

6.8
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Marshal Rooster Cogburn unwillingly teams up with Eula Goodnight to track down the killers of her father.

Writers: Charles Portis, Martha Hyer | Director: Stuart Millar | Stars: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Jordan

8. Hogan's Heroes (1965–1971)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, War

8.0
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The inmates of a German World War II prisoner of war camp conduct an espionage and sabotage campaign right under the noses of their warders.

Creators: Bernard Fein, Albert S. Ruddy | Stars: Bob Crane, Werner Klemperer, John Banner, Robert Clary

9. The Right Stuff (1983)

R | 193 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.9
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The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.

Writers: Tom Wolfe, Philip Kaufman | Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid

10. Explorers (1985)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Ben Crandall, an alien-obsessed kid, dreams one night of a circuit board. Drawing out the circuit, he and his friends Wolfgang and Darren set it up, and discover they have been given the ... See full summary »

Writer: Eric Luke | Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Bobby Fite, Bradley Gregg

11. Little Big Man (1970)

PG-13 | 139 min | Comedy, History, Western

7.7
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63 Metascore

Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.

Writers: Thomas Berger, Calder Willingham | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Chief Dan George, Martin Balsam

12. The Streets of San Francisco (1972–1977)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A pair of police detectives investigate cases in San Francisco.

Stars: Karl Malden, Michael Douglas, Reuben Collins, Richard Hatch

13. Midnight Run (1988)

R | 126 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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78 Metascore

An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia after jumping bail.

Writer: George Gallo | Director: Martin Brest | Stars: Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton

14. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.2
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The lives and trials of a young single woman and her friends, both at work and at home.

Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Valerie Harper

15. Birdy (1984)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

7.3
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After two friends return home from the Vietnam War one becomes mentally unstable and obsesses with becoming a bird.

Writers: William Wharton, Sandy Kroopf, Jack Behr | Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron

16. Mr. Mom (1983)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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After he's laid off, a husband and wife switch roles with her returning to the work force and he becoming a stay at home dad, a role to which he doesn't have a clue.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Stan Dragoti | Stars: Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Fred Koehler, Taliesin Jaffe

17. Harlem Nights (1989)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.8
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16 Metascore

"Sugar" Ray is the owner of an illegal casino, who contend with the pressures of vicious gangster and corrupt policemen who want to see him go out of business. In the world of organized ... See full summary »

Writer: Eddie Murphy | Director: Eddie Murphy | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, Danny Aiello

18. The Getaway (1972)

122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.5
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A recently released ex-con and his loyal wife go on the run after a heist goes awry.

Writers: Walter Hill, Jim Thompson | Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Ben Johnson, Sally Struthers

19. The Manchurian Candidate (1962)

Approved | 126 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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94 Metascore

A former Korean War POW is brainwashed by Communists into becoming a political assassin. But another former prisoner may know how to save him.

Writers: Richard Condon, George Axelrod | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury

20. Family Affair (1966–1971)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

6.8
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A highly paid consulting engineer, Bill Davis' carefree existence as a swinging bachelor was just about perfect. Maintaining an elegant apartment off Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, he had his ... See full summary »

Creators: Don Fedderson, Edmund L. Hartmann | Stars: Brian Keith, Kathy Garver, Anissa Jones, Johnny Whitaker

21. Urban Cowboy (1980)

PG | 132 min | Drama, Western

6.1
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John Travolta stars as a young man from the country who learns about life and love in a Houston bar.

Writers: Aaron Latham, James Bridges | Director: James Bridges | Stars: John Travolta, Debra Winger, Scott Glenn, Madolyn Smith Osborne

22. Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)

PG-13 | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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The Freeling family have a new house, but their troubles with supernatural forces don't seem to be over.

Writers: Michael Grais, Mark Victor | Director: Brian Gibson | Stars: JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Heather O'Rourke, Oliver Robins

23. Mobsters (1991)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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The story of a group of friends in turn of the century New York, from their early days as street hoods to their rise in the world of organized crime. As their crime empire expands, they ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Mahern, Nicholas Kazan | Director: Michael Karbelnikoff | Stars: Christian Slater, Patrick Dempsey, Costas Mandylor, Richard Grieco

24. *batteries not included (1987)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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Apartment block tenants seek the aid of alien mechanical life-forms to save their building from demolition.

Writers: Mick Garris, Brad Bird, Matthew Robbins, Brent Maddock, S.S. Wilson | Director: Matthew Robbins | Stars: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña

25. Another 48 Hrs. (1990)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.7
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23 Metascore

Jack Cates once again enlists the aid of ex-con Reggie Hammond--this time, to take down The Iceman, a ruthless drug lord operating in the San Francisco bay area.

Writers: Roger Spottiswoode, Walter Hill, Larry Gross, Steven E. de Souza, Eddie Murphy, John Fasano, Jeb Stuart | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Nick Nolte, Brion James, Kevin Tighe

26. F.I.S.T (1978)

PG | 145 min | Drama

6.4
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Johnny Kovak joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organization. As he climbs higher and higher his methods become more ruthless and ... See full summary »

Writers: Joe Eszterhas, Sylvester Stallone | Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle, Melinda Dillon

27. Carnal Knowledge (1971)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.0
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The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in ... See full summary »

Writer: Jules Feiffer | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Candice Bergen, Ann-Margret, Art Garfunkel

28. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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The dramatic relationship between a young medical intern and his surgeon mentor.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Ken Berry, Jean Inness

29. Johnny Got His Gun (1971)

R | 111 min | Drama, War

7.9
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Joe, a young American soldier, is hit by a mortar shell on the last day of World War I. He lies in a hospital bed in a fate worse than death --- a quadruple amputee who has lost his arms, ... See full summary »

Writer: Dalton Trumbo | Director: Dalton Trumbo | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Kathy Fields, Marsha Hunt, Jason Robards

30. Viva Las Vegas (1964)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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Race car driver Lucky Jackson goes to Las Vegas to earn money to pay for a new engine for his motor car. Working as a waiter, he still finds the time to court young Rusty Martin.

Writer: Sally Benson | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, Cesare Danova, William Demarest

31. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)

30 min | Comedy

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Add a Plot

Creator: Irving Pincus | Stars: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

32. Foxes (1980)

R | 106 min | Drama

6.1
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A group of four teenage girls come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.

Writer: Gerald Ayres | Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Jodie Foster, Cherie Currie, Marilyn Kagan, Kandice Stroh

33. The Jack Benny Program (1950–1965)

30 min | Comedy

8.3
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The comic misadventures of the skinflint comedian and his friends.

Stars: Jack Benny, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Don Wilson, Dennis Day

34. Graveyard Shift (1990)

R | 89 min | Horror

4.6
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In a very old textile mill, with a serious rat infestation, the workers discover a horrifying secret deep in the basement.

Writers: Stephen King, John Esposito | Director: Ralph S. Singleton | Stars: David Andrews, Kelly Wolf, Stephen Macht, Andrew Divoff

35. Zabriskie Point (1970)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los ... See full summary »

Writers: Michelangelo Antonioni, Franco Rossetti, Sam Shepard, Tonino Guerra, Clare Peploe | Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Mark Frechette, Daria Halprin, Paul Fix, G.D. Spradlin

36. Vibes (1988)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

5.4
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Psychics hired to find lost temple...

Writers: Deborah Blum, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel | Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Cyndi Lauper, Jeff Goldblum, Ramon Bieri, Michael Lerner

37. The Silencers (1966)

102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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In this, the first Matt Helm movie, we see Matt Helm coaxed out of semi-retirement by an attractive ex-partner. It seems that the evil Big O organization has a nefarious plan called "... See full summary »

Writers: Donald Hamilton, Oscar Saul | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: Dean Martin, Stella Stevens, Daliah Lavi, Victor Buono

38. Walk Don't Run (1966)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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During the housing shortage of the Summer Olympic Games in 1964, two men and a woman share a small apartment in Tokyo, and the older man soon starts playing Cupid to the younger pair.

Writers: Robert Russell, Frank Ross, Sol Saks | Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Cary Grant, Samantha Eggar, Jim Hutton, John Standing

39. The Day of the Dolphin (1973)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.0
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Dr Jake Terrell, who has been training a pair of dolphins for many years, has had a breakthrough. He has taught his dolphins to speak and understand English, although they do have a limited... See full summary »

Writers: Buck Henry, Robert Merle | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Paul Sorvino, John Dehner

40. Critical Condition (1987)

R | 100 min | Comedy

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Con man Kevin Lennihan framed in a jewel smuggling tries for an insanity plea and is sent to a hospital for review where he is confused for another doctor and takes over the hospital when a major storm hits.

Writers: Denis Hamill, John Hamill, Alan Swyer | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Richard Pryor, Rachel Ticotin, Rubén Blades, Maria Cardinale

41. Independence Day (1983)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Mary Ann Taylor loves the comforts of her hometown in Mercury, Texas. She has a steady job as a waitress in her father's diner, yet she can't help but feel unfulfilled by a life of pouring ... See full summary »

Writer: Alice Hoffman | Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Kathleen Quinlan, David Keith, Frances Sternhagen, Cliff De Young

42. From Noon Till Three (1976)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.8
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On the way to commit a bank robbery a gang of outlaws call off at a remote house in order to steal a horse. The house is owned by Amanda, a beautiful young widow who catches the eye of gang... See full summary »

Writer: Frank D. Gilroy | Director: Frank D. Gilroy | Stars: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Douglas Fowley, Stan Haze

43. How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)

93 min | Comedy, Musical

4.1
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Frankie, on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti, doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana, a witch doctor, to help. Bwana conjures up a floating bikini, "stuffs" it with Cassandra... See full summary »

Writers: William Asher, Leo Townsend | Director: William Asher | Stars: Annette Funicello, Dwayne Hickman, Brian Donlevy, Harvey Lembeck

44. 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

45. 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

46. The Magic Sword (1962)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

4.0
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The son of a sorceress, armed with weapons, armour and six magically summoned knights, embarks on a quest to save a princess from a vengeful wizard.

Writers: Bert I. Gordon, Bernard C. Schoenfeld | Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Estelle Winwood, Gary Lockwood, Anne Helm

47. The Escape Artist (1982)

PG | 94 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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The young and self-confident Danny blufs at the local police-station that he will escape out of prison within one hour. What follows is a flashback about his childhood with his uncle and ... See full summary »

Writers: David Wagoner, Melissa Mathison, Stephen Zito | Director: Caleb Deschanel | Stars: Raul Julia, Griffin O'Neal, Desi Arnaz, Teri Garr

48. Moon of the Wolf (1972 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 75 min | Horror

5.0
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After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf.

Writers: Alvin Sapinsley, Leslie H. Whitten | Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: David Janssen, Barbara Rush, Bradford Dillman, John Beradino

49. Murderers' Row (1966)

Approved | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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The handsome top agent Matt dies a tragic death in his bath tub - the women mourn about the loss. However it's just faked for his latest top-secret mission: He shall find Dr. Solaris, ... See full summary »

Writers: Herbert Baker, Donald Hamilton | Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Dean Martin, Ann-Margret, Karl Malden, Camilla Sparv

50. Sunday in New York (1963)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Eileen is 22 and is smarting from her breakup with Russ. She comes to New York to visit her brother, Adam, who is an airline pilot. Eileen confides to her brother that she thinks she may be... See full summary »

Writer: Norman Krasna | Director: Peter Tewksbury | Stars: Rod Taylor, Jane Fonda, Cliff Robertson, Robert Culp