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1. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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The sensuous wife of a lunch wagon proprietor and a rootless drifter begin a sordidly steamy affair and conspire to murder her Greek husband.

Writers: James M. Cain, David Mamet | Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Jessica Lange, John Colicos, Michael Lerner

2. Marathon Man (1976)

R | 125 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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A graduate history student is unwittingly caught in the middle of an international conspiracy involving stolen diamonds, an exiled Nazi war criminal, and a rogue government agent.

Writer: William Goldman | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane

3. Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Thriller

2.8
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Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge.

Writers: Peter Benchley, Michael De Guzman | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Karen Young

4. Pumping Iron (1977)

PG | 85 min | Documentary, Sport

7.5
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From Gold's Gym in Venice Beach California to the showdown in Pretoria, amateur and professional bodybuilders prepare for the 1975 Mr. Olympia and Mr. Universe contests in this ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Gaines, George Butler | Directors: George Butler, Robert Fiore | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lou Ferrigno, Matty Ferrigno, Victoria Ferrigno

5. 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

6. Klute (1971)

R | 114 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A small-town detective searching for a missing man has only one lead: a connection with a New York prostitute.

Writers: Andy Lewis, David E. Lewis | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Charles Cioffi, Roy Scheider

7. Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy

6.8
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Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to ... See full summary »

Writer: Neil Simon | Director: Gene Saks | Stars: Blythe Danner, Jonathan Silverman, Stacey Glick, Lisa Waltz

8. The Stepford Wives (1975)

PG | 115 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Joanna Eberhart has come to the quaint little town of Stepford, Connecticut with her family, but soon discovers there lies a sinister truth in the all too perfect behavior of the female residents.

Writers: Ira Levin, William Goldman | Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss, Peter Masterson, Nanette Newman

9. The Star Chamber (1983)

R | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.3
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Disgusted with criminals escaping the judicial system via technicalities, an idealistic young judge investigates an alternative method for punishing the guilty.

Writers: Roderick Taylor, Peter Hyams | Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Michael Douglas, Hal Holbrook, Yaphet Kotto, Sharon Gless

10. Consenting Adults (1992)

R | 99 min | Crime, Thriller

5.7
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Richard and Priscilla Parker's lives take a turn for the better when Eddy and Kay move into the house next door. Eddy's a risk taker and shows his new neighbours how to enjoy life at the ... See full summary »

Writer: Matthew Chapman | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Kevin Kline, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Kevin Spacey, Rebecca Miller

11. The Driver (1978)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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"The Driver" is a specialist in a rare business: he drives getaway cars in robberies. His exceptional talent prevented him from being caught yet. After another successful flight from the ... See full summary »

Writer: Walter Hill | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Ryan O'Neal, Bruce Dern, Isabelle Adjani, Ronee Blakley

12. The Parallax View (1974)

R | 102 min | Thriller

7.3
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An ambitious reporter gets in way-over-his-head trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the worlds headlines.

Writers: David Giler, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Loren Singer | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels, Walter McGinn

13. Continental Divide (1981)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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A hard-nosed Chicago journalist has an unlikely love affair with an eagle researcher.

Writer: Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: John Belushi, Blair Brown, Allen Garfield, Carlin Glynn

14. Wagons East (1994)

PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Western

4.6
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In the 1860's Wild West, when a ragged bunch of misfit settlers decide they cannot stand living in their current situation, they hire a grizzled cowboy to take them on a journey back to their hometowns east.

Writers: Matthew Carlson, Jerry Abrahamson | Director: Peter Markle | Stars: John Candy, Joe Bays, Abraham Benrubi, Jill Boyd

15. 1969 (1988)

R | 95 min | Drama, War

5.8
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Two friends, Ralph and Scott live in a small minded town at the onset of wide public dissatisfaction with the Vietnam war. While Scott's brother enlists, he and Ralph are outspoken in their... See full summary »

Writer: Ernest Thompson | Director: Ernest Thompson | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Kiefer Sutherland, Bruce Dern, Mariette Hartley

16. Firstborn (1984)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Thriller

6.1
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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 »

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

17. Audrey Rose (1977)

PG | 113 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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A stranger attempts to convince a happily married couple that their daughter is actually his daughter reincarnated.

Writer: Frank De Felitta | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Beck, Susan Swift

18. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000– )

46 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Genius detective Nero Wolfe and his right-hand man, Archie Goodwin, solve seemingly impossible crimes.

Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Colin Fox, Bill Smitrovich

19. Night Moves (1975)

R | 100 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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Former football player and present private detective Harry Moseby gets hired on to what seems a standard missing person case, as an aging Hollywood actress whose only major roles came ... See full summary »

Writer: Alan Sharp | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Gene Hackman, Jennifer Warren, Susan Clark, Edward Binns

20. Black Widow (1987)

R | 102 min | Crime, Thriller

6.3
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A federal investigator tracks down a gold digging woman who moves from husband to husband, kills them and collects the inheritance.

Writer: Ronald Bass | Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Debra Winger, Theresa Russell, Sami Frey, Dennis Hopper

21. Chiefs (1983 TV Mini-Series)

200 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Three generations of police chiefs for a southern town go about their jobs while a serial murderer operates.

Stars: Charlton Heston, Keith Carradine, Stephen Collins, Brad Davis

22. Queen (1993 TV Mini-Series)

282 min | Drama

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A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into ... See full summary »

Stars: Rus Blackwell, Christopher Allport, Ann-Margret, Bob Banks

23. The Drowning Pool (1975)

PG | 108 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.5
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A big-city private detective travels to the Deep South to help out an old girlfriend who is being blackmailed.

Writers: Tracy Keenan Wynn, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Walter Hill, Ross Macdonald | Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa, Murray Hamilton

24. Target (1985)

R | 117 min | Action, Thriller, Drama

5.9
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Chris Lloyd does NOT get along with his father Walter. Walter is too careful, cautious, and boring to Chris, and never tries anything new, and Chris had to live by the same standards when ... See full summary »

Writers: Howard Berk, Don Petersen, Leonard Stern | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Gene Hackman, Matt Dillon, Gayle Hunnicutt, Randy Moore

25. 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

26. South Pacific (2001 TV Movie)

129 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

5.8
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During World War II in the South Pacific love is found between a young nurse, Nellie Forbush (Glenn Close) and an older French plantation owner, Emile de Becque (Rade Serbedzija). The war ... See full summary »

Writers: James A. Michener, Oscar Hammerstein II, Joshua Logan, Lawrence D. Cohen | Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Glenn Close, Harry Connick Jr., Rade Serbedzija, Jack Thompson

27. Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing (1973)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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American Walter Elbertson, in his late teens, is feeling lost within his family of overachievers. Thirty-something Englishwoman Lila Fisher is emotionally repressed. The two meet on their ... See full summary »

Writer: Alvin Sargent | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Maggie Smith, Timothy Bottoms, Don Jaime de Mora y Aragón, Emiliano Redondo

28. Mountains of the Moon (1990)

R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.3
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The story of Captain Richard Francis Burton's and Lt. John Hanning Speke's expedition to find the source of the Nile river in the name of Queen Victoria's British Empire. The film tells the... See full summary »

Writers: William Harrison, Bob Rafelson | Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Iain Glen, Richard E. Grant, Fiona Shaw

29. See You in the Morning (1989)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Three years after his divorce from his model-wife is the psychologist Larry Livingstone ready for a new commitment. He falls in love with the young widow Beth who has two children. But Beth... See full summary »

Writer: Alan J. Pakula | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Alice Krige, Farrah Fawcett, Drew Barrymore

30. Girlfriends (1978)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A photographer and her girlfriend are roommates. She is stuck with small-change shooting jobs and dreams of success. When her roommate decides to get married and leave, she feels hurt and has to learn how to deal with living alone.

Writer: Vicki Polon | Director: Claudia Weill | Stars: Jane Anderson, Bob Balaban, Tanya Berezin, Adam Cohen

31. Rollover (1981)

R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.3
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An Arab oil organization devises a plan to wreck the world economy in order to cause anarchy and chaos.

Writers: Howard Kohn, David Shaber, David Weir | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Jane Fonda, Kris Kristofferson, Hume Cronyn, Josef Sommer

32. Kidco (1984)

PG | 105 min | Comedy

5.8
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Kids who live on a horse ranch decide to sell the excess manure as fertilizer, but their new company soon comes under fire from the state tax board.

Writer: Bennett Tramer | Director: Ronald F. Maxwell | Stars: Marty Van Hoe, Scott Schwartz, Mahlon Richmond, Cinnamon Idles

33. Going in Style (1979)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Three friends who are living on the dole decide to organize a bank robbery.

Writers: Edward Cannon, Martin Brest | Director: Martin Brest | Stars: George Burns, Art Carney, Lee Strasberg, Charles Hallahan

34. Puzzle of a Downfall Child (1970)

R | 105 min | Drama

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Lou Andreas Sand, a once famous model, recalls her past as she tries to make success in the modeling world of New York, her stressfull workdays, her affair with Mark, an advertising ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerry Schatzberg, Carole Eastman | Director: Jerry Schatzberg | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Barry Primus, Viveca Lindfors, Barry Morse

35. Nobody's Child (1986 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.7
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Fact-based drama about the life of Marie Balter, who spent most of her young life in mental institutions. At age 16, she first attempted suicide and the next 20 years she spent in and out ... See full summary »

Writers: Mary Gallagher, Ara Watson | Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Ray Baker, Caroline Kava, Kathy Baker

36. Comes a Horseman (1978)

PG | 118 min | Drama, Western, Romance

6.2
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Ella Connors is a single woman who gets pressured to sell her failing cattle farm to her corrupt ex suitor, Jacob Ewing. She asks for help from her neighbor, Frank Athearn. As Ella and ... See full summary »

Writer: Dennis Lynton Clark | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: James Caan, Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, George Grizzard

37. The Lathe of Heaven (1980 TV Movie)

105 min | Sci-Fi

7.3
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George Orr, a man whose dreams can change waking reality, tries to suppress this unpredictable gift with drugs. Dr. Haber, an assigned psychiatrist, discovers the gift to be real and ... See full summary »

Writers: Diane English, Ursula K. Le Guin, Roger Swaybill | Directors: Fred Barzyk, David R. Loxton | Stars: Bruce Davison, Peyton E. Park, Niki Flacks, Kevin Conway

38. Orphans (1987)

R | 115 min | Drama

6.8
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The two brothers Treat and Philip live alone since they were kids. Interdependent they dwell in a left house and live of little thefts, until an aging minor criminal moves in with them and ... See full summary »

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

39. The Sporting Club (1971)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

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Writers: Thomas McGuane, Lorenzo Semple Jr. | Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Robert Fields, Nicolas Coster, Margaret Blye, Jack Warden

40. Poodle Springs (1998 TV Movie)

100 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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An aging Phillip Marlowe gets mixed up with blackmail & murder among elite social set in 1963.

Writers: Robert B. Parker, Raymond Chandler, Tom Stoppard | Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: James Caan, Dina Meyer, David Keith, Tom Bower

41. Dream Lover (1986)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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After she's been attacked in her apartment, Cathy starts reliving the event in her dreams. She seeks help at a sleep disorder research center, but in doing so she encounters some unexpected... See full summary »

Writer: Jon Boorstin | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Ben Masters, Paul Shenar, Justin Deas

42. The Revolutionary (1970)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama

5.2
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A radical student feels that he has been betrayed by the college association to which he belongs, and thinks more violent actions must be taken in order to alter the existing system.

Writer: Hans Koningsberger | Director: Paul Williams | Stars: Jon Voight, Seymour Cassel, Robert Duvall, Collin Wilcox Paxton

43. Into My Heart (1998)

97 min | Drama

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34 Metascore

Two childhood best friends grow up and go to Columbia University together where they meet a young woman at the local bar. One marries her. After several failed relationships and a bad ... See full summary »

Writers: Sean Smith, Anthony Stark | Directors: Sean Smith, Anthony Stark | Stars: Rob Morrow, Claire Forlani, Jake Weber, Jayne Brook

44. Raw Iron: The Making of 'Pumping Iron' (2002 TV Movie)

42 min | Documentary

7.2
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A documentary on the making of "Pumping Iron" to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Aired on Cinemax.

Writers: Dave McVeigh, Scott McVeigh | Directors: Dave McVeigh, Scott McVeigh | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mike Katz, Lou Ferrigno, Franco Columbu

45. American Dream (1990)

PG-13 | 98 min | Documentary

7.9
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Chronicles the six-month strike at Hormel in Austin, Minnesota, in 1985-86. The local union, P-9 of the Food and Commercial Workers, overwhelmingly rejects a contract offer with a $2/hour ... See full summary »

Directors: Barbara Kopple, Cathy Caplan, Thomas Haneke, Lawrence Silk | Stars: Jesse Jackson, Juan Munoz, Ray Rogers, Mike Kinney

46. Those Lips, Those Eyes (1980)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Romance

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Cleveland 1951. Pre-med student Artie Shoemaker dreams not so much of a medical career but a life in the theater, against the wishes of his working class parents. Despite having no ... See full summary »

Writer: David Shaber | Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Frank Langella, Glynnis O'Connor, Tom Hulce, Jerry Stiller

47. The Boy Who Drank Too Much (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Family, Sport

7.1
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Scott Baio plays a high school hockey player. He is well liked and well respected among his coach and teammates. What they don't know is that he is an alcoholic. His background comes from ... See full summary »

Writers: Shep Greene, Edward DeBlasio | Director: Jerrold Freedman | Stars: Scott Baio, Lance Kerwin, Ed Lauter, Mariclare Costello

48. Dealing: Or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues (1972)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

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A Harvard graduate transports a load of marijuana from Boston to Berkeley, California.

Writers: Douglas Crichton, Michael Crichton, David Odell, Paul Williams | Director: Paul Williams | Stars: Howard Gardner, Robert F. Lyons, Ellen Barber, John Lithgow

49. The Endurance (2000)

G | 97 min | Documentary, History

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85 Metascore

A retelling of Sir Ernest Shackleton 's ill-fated expedition to Antarctica in 1914-1916, featuring new footage of the actual locations and interviews with surviving relatives of key ... See full summary »

Writers: Caroline Alexander, Joseph Dorman | Director: George Butler | Stars: Liam Neeson, Julian Ayer, John Blackborow, David Cale

50. The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 94 min

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Writers: Rex Stout, Paul Monash | Director: Bill Duke | Stars: Maury Chaykin, Timothy Hutton, Bill Smitrovich, Mimi Kuzyk