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1. It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)

Approved | 205 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.

Writers: William Rose, Tania Rose | Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 28,377

2. King Kong (1933)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Fantasy

8.0
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A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. Then he's captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.

Writers: James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose, Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace | Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Votes: 62,757

3. The Lost World (1960)

Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.5
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Professor Challenger leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers to a remote plateau deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify his claim that dinosaurs still live there.

Writers: Charles Bennett, Irwin Allen | Director: Irwin Allen | Stars: Michael Rennie, Jill St. John, David Hedison, Claude Rains

Votes: 2,416

4. King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.9
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A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently released Godzilla.

Writers: Shin'ichi Sekizawa, Bruce Howard, Paul Mason | Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Tadao Takashima, Kenji Sahara, Yû Fujiki, Ichirô Arishima

Votes: 5,128

5. Mighty Joe Young (1949)

Approved | 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

Votes: 3,227

6. The Lost World (1925)

Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Fantasy

7.1
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The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Marion Fairfax | Director: Harry O. Hoyt | Stars: Wallace Beery, Bessie Love, Lloyd Hughes, Lewis Stone

Votes: 3,283

7. 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

Votes: 2,639

8. The Son of Kong (1933)

Passed | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.8
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The men who captured the giant ape King Kong, return to his island and find his equally gigantic, but far more friendly, son.

Writer: Ruth Rose | Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Robert Armstrong, Helen Mack, Frank Reicher, John Marston

Votes: 2,557

9. The Black Scorpion (1957)

Approved | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.1
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Volcanic activity frees giant scorpions from the earth who wreak havoc in the rural countryside and eventually threaten Mexico City.

Writers: David Duncan, Robert Blees, Paul Yawitz | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Richard Denning, Mara Corday, Carlos Rivas, Mario Navarro

Votes: 1,694

10. The Giant Behemoth (1959)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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Marine atomic tests cause changes in the ocean's ecosystem resulting in dangerous blobs of radiation and the resurrection of a dormant dinosaur which threatens London.

Writers: Robert Abel, Allen Adler, Eugène Lourié, Daniel James | Directors: Douglas Hickox, Eugène Lourié | Stars: Gene Evans, André Morell, John Turner, Leigh Madison

Votes: 1,310

11. The Beast of Hollow Mountain (1956)

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

5.1
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An American cowboy living in Mexico discovers his cattle is being eaten by a giant prehistoric dinosaur.

Writers: Robert Hill, Jack DeWitt, Willis H. O'Brien | Directors: Edward Nassour, Ismael Rodríguez | Stars: Guy Madison, Patricia Medina, Carlos Rivas, Mario Navarro

Votes: 557

12. The Last Days of Pompeii (1935)

Approved | 96 min | Adventure, Drama

6.5
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In the doomed Roman city, a gentle blacksmith becomes a corrupt gladiator, while his son leans toward Christianity.

Writers: James Ashmore Creelman, Melville Baker, Ruth Rose, Boris Ingster | Directors: Ernest B. Schoedsack, Merian C. Cooper | Stars: Preston Foster, Basil Rathbone, Alan Hale, John Wood

Votes: 714

13. This Is Cinerama (1952)

G | 115 min | Documentary

7.1
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A standard screen B&W prologue during which Lowell Thomas shows how, from the dawn of history, mankind has attempted to create the illusion of depth & movement by artistic, mechanical and ... See full summary »

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Gunther von Fritsch, Ernest B. Schoedsack, Michael Todd Jr. | Stars: Lowell Thomas, Kathy Darlyn

Votes: 334

14. Movie Magic (1994– )

30 min | Documentary, History

8.7
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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

Votes: 110

15. The Puppetoon Movie (1987)

G | 90 min | Animation, Family

7.1
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Writer: Arnold Leibovit | Director: Arnold Leibovit | Stars: Paul Frees, Dal McKennon, Art Clokey, Dick Beals

Votes: 90

16. The Animal World (1956)

82 min | Documentary

6.9
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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

Votes: 55

17. Dancing Pirate (1936)

Approved | 83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

5.2
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The story of a Boston dance teacher who gets shanghaied by buccaneers who might make his next steps be off the plank!

Writers: Ray Harris, Francis Edward Faragoh, Jack Wagner, Boris Ingster, Emma-Lindsay Squier | Director: Lloyd Corrigan | Stars: Charles Collins, Frank Morgan, Steffi Duna, Luis Alberni

Votes: 145

18. The Ghost of Slumber Mountain (1918)

Not Rated | 16 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

5.9
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In a dream Uncle Jack looks through a magic telescope owned by the ghost of a hermit and sees what life was like millions of years ago, including a battle between prehistoric monsters.

Director: Willis H. O'Brien | Stars: Herbert M. Dawley, Willis H. O'Brien

Votes: 120

19. Conquest of Area 53 (2016)

Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi | Post-production

World-famous cryptozoologist Dr. James Ferro leads an expedition into the jungles of a vast island populated by dangerous genetically-engineered creatures.

Writers: Christopher Hope, Zach Klinefelter, Nicole Long, Nick McCoy | Director: Zach Klinefelter | Stars: Benjamin Barton, Aaron Nichols, Zach Klinefelter, Nicole Long

20. The Dinosaur and the Missing Link: A Prehistoric Tragedy (1915)

5 min | Comedy, Short, Animation

6.0
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Three cavemen court Miss Araminta Rockface. She favors the one who apparently slew the Missing Link ... but a dinosaur did the deed.

Director: Willis H. O'Brien

Votes: 195

21. Dinosaur Movies (1993 Video)

66 min | Documentary

6.5
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Writer: Donald F. Glut | Director: Donald F. Glut | Stars: Donald F. Glut, Christy Block, Forrest J. Ackerman, Jim Danforth

Votes: 11

22. Creation (1931)

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A lost submarine discovers a secret island where dinosaurs still live.

Director: Willis H. O'Brien | Star: Ralf Harolde

Votes: 34

23. Along the Moonbeam Trail (1920)

10 min | Animation, Short

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A magic aeroplane takes two children to the Moon, where they encounter prehistoric monsters and witness a battle between them.

Directors: Herbert M. Dawley, Willis H. O'Brien

24. Emilio and His Magical Bull (1975)

G | 54 min | Animation

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Writer: Willis H. O'Brien | Director: Edward Nassour | Stars: Sara Bernier, Jud Howard, Ted Knight, Dal McKennon

25. R.F.D. 10,000 B.C. (1916)

10 min | Animation, Short, Romance

6.0
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Two prehistoric suitors, one a mailman, compete for the affections of a prehistoric maiden and a dinosaur.

Director: Willis H. O'Brien

Votes: 84

26. Morpheus Mike (1915)

3 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Willis H. O'Brien

Votes: 10

27. My Last (2014)

9 min | Short, Horror

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An old serial killer with his eyes on retirement kidnaps a victim who will have the honor of being his very last kill. But has this seasoned murderer bitten off more than he can chew?

Writer: Henry Bartels | Director: Henry Bartels | Stars: Thor Bartos, Trevin Wiley

28. Prehistoric Poultry (1916)

Animation, Short

5.2
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A caveman falls victim to a prehistoric prankster, but he is avenged by his pet chicken.

Director: Willis H. O'Brien

Votes: 44

29. Curious Pets of Our Ancestors (1917)

5 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Willis H. O'Brien

30. The Birth of a Flivver (1917)

5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

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Two cavemen invent the wheel, but when they are frustrated in their attempts to have a dinosaur pull a cart, conclude that the device is useless.

Director: Willis H. O'Brien

31. Movie Magic (1994– )
Episode: Stop Motion Animation: One Step at a Time (1994)

Documentary, History

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Stars: Ray Harryhausen, Willis H. O'Brien, Phil Tippett