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1. Jeopardy! (1984– )
Episode: Episode #26.88 (2010)

TV-G | 30 min | Game-Show

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Creator: Merv Griffin | Director: Kevin McCarthy | Stars: Alex Trebek, Johnny Gilbert, Jason Zollinger

2. Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (2006– )
Episode: Joey Wheeler Ace Attorney (2010)

Animation, Comedy

8.4
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Joey is put on trial and discovers who's been taking down all the abridged series.

Writers: Martin Billany, Kazuki Takahashi | Director: Martin Billany | Stars: Martin Billany, Scott Frerichs, Anthony Sardinha, Marianne Miller

3. BBC Proms (2010– )
Episode: Prom 49: A Celebration of Rodgers and Hammerstein (2010)

Music

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Director: Ian Russell | Stars: Katie Derham, Debbie Wiseman, Sierra Boggess, Anna Jane Casey

4. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: All About Lisa (2008)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

6.5
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In a parody of "All About Eve," Lisa stabs Krusty in the back, takes his job, and wins a prestigious award. Meanwhile, Homer and Bart take up coin collecting.

Creators: Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon | Director: Steven Dean Moore | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

5. Scrubs (2001–2010)
Episode: My Common Enemy (2004)

TV-14 | 24 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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J.D. catches his brother with Elliot. Apparently it has been going on for two weeks. Kelso and Cox form an unholy alliance to try to break Molly down. Carla turns a promotion down.

Creator: Bill Lawrence | Director: Joanna Kerns | Stars: Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke, Donald Faison, Neil Flynn

6. History Detectives (2003– )
Episode: Mexican Currency/Pirate Spyglass/Railroad Station (2003)

Documentary, History, Mystery

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Directors: Emma Davies, Helen Demeranville, Carl Ginsburg | Stars: Wes Cowan, Elyse Luray, Tukufu Zuberi, Gwendolyn Wright

7. In America (2002)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

A family of Irish immigrants adjust to life on the mean streets of Hell's Kitchen while also grieving the death of a child.

Writers: Jim Sheridan, Naomi Sheridan, Kirsten Sheridan | Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Paddy Considine, Samantha Morton, Djimon Hounsou, Sarah Bolger

8. 61* (2001 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle race to break Babe Ruth's single-season home run record.

Writer: Hank Steinberg | Director: Billy Crystal | Stars: Barry Pepper, Thomas Jane, Anthony Michael Hall, Richard Masur

9. Runaway Bride (1999)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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39 Metascore

A reporter is assigned to write a story about a woman who has left a string of fiances at the altar.

Writers: Josann McGibbon, Sara Parriott | Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Joan Cusack, Hector Elizondo

10. Contact (1997)

PG | 150 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.4
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62 Metascore

Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine.

Writers: Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, James V. Hart, Michael Goldenberg | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt

11. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Simpsoncalifragilisticexpiala-Annoyed-Grunt-cious (1997)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

6.8
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After a little bit of hair loss caused by stress, the Simpson family decide that a nanny to help around the house may be a good idea, causing them to come into contact with a very odd character named Shary Bobbins.

Creators: Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon | Director: Chuck Sheetz | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

12. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: Escape 2000 (1996)

TV-14 | Comedy, Sci-Fi

9.0
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A grunge punk fights an evil corporation enforcing an evacuation of the Bronx in Escape from the Bronx (1983). Mike and the Bots have "Men's Night" on the SOL and Dr. Forester tries to come up with a way to boost the show's ratings.

Writers: Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu, Paul Chaplin, Bridget Jones, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy, Mary Jo Pehl | Director: Jim Mallon | Stars: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy

13. North (1994)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.4
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Sick of the neglect he receives from his mom and dad, a young boy leaves home and travels the world in search of new parents.

Writers: Alan Zweibel, Andrew Scheinman | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Elijah Wood, Bruce Willis, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

14. Home Alone (1990)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Family

7.4
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63 Metascore

An 8-year old troublemaker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard

15. Presumed Innocent (1990)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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When the woman deputy prosecutor R.K. Sabich had an affair with is murdered the prosecutor asks him to lead the investigation. When Sabich digs too deeply he finds himself framed for the murder.

Writers: Scott Turow, Frank Pierson, Alan J. Pakula | Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Harrison Ford, Raul Julia, Greta Scacchi, Brian Dennehy

16. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure

8.3
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65 Metascore

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis.

Writers: Jeffrey Boam, George Lucas, Menno Meyjes, Philip Kaufman | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

17. Always (1989)

PG | 122 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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50 Metascore

A romantic adventure about a legendary pilot's passion for dare-devil firefighting and his girl.

Writers: Jerry Belson, Dalton Trumbo, Frederick Hazlitt Brennan, Chandler Sprague, David Boehm | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson, John Goodman

18. Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.2
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A spaceship with three furry aliens lands in a California girl's swimming pool, so she makes friends with them.

Writers: Julie Brown, Charlie Coffey, Terrence E. McNally | Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, Jim Carrey, Damon Wayans

19. The Accidental Tourist (1988)

PG | 121 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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53 Metascore

An emotionally distant writer of travel guides must carry on with his life after his son is killed and his marriage crumbles.

Writers: Anne Tyler, Frank Galati, Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Geena Davis, Amy Wright

20. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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60 Metascore

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

Writers: J.G. Ballard, Tom Stoppard | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

21. The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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68 Metascore

Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.

Writers: John Updike, Michael Cristofer | Director: George Miller | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer

22. Return to Oz (1985)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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42 Metascore

Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, is somehow called back to Oz when a vain witch and the Nome King destroy everything that makes the magical land beautiful.

Writers: L. Frank Baum, Gill Dennis, Walter Murch | Director: Walter Murch | Stars: Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh, Piper Laurie

23. Cocoon (1985)

PG-13 | 117 min | Sci-Fi

6.6
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When a group of trespassing seniors swim in a pool containing alien cocoons, they find themselves energized with youthful vigour.

Writers: Tom Benedek, David Saperstein | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Don Ameche, Wilford Brimley, Hume Cronyn, Brian Dennehy

24. The Aviator (1985)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Drama

5.5
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A 1920s mail pilot and a rich man's daughter crash-land on a mountain full of hungry wolves.

Writers: Ernest K. Gann, Marc Norman | Director: George Miller | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Rosanna Arquette, Jack Warden, Sam Wanamaker

25. The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue (1985 Video)

Unrated | 30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.7
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Directors: Ken Annakin, Robert Butler, John Hough, Jack Kinney, Wolfgang Reitherman, Robert Stevenson | Stars: Eddie Albert, Julie Andrews, Michael Sundin, Raymond Bailey

26. 2010 (1984)

PG | 116 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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A joint U.S.-Soviet expedition is sent to Jupiter to learn what happened to the Discovery.

Writers: Arthur C. Clarke, Peter Hyams | Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban

27. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure

7.6
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57 Metascore

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Writers: Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz, George Lucas | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

28. The River (1984)

PG-13 | 122 min | Drama

6.3
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Farming family battles severe storms, a bank threatening to reposses their farm, and other hard times in a battle to save and hold on to their farm.

Writers: Robert Dillon, Julian Barry | Director: Mark Rydell | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sissy Spacek, Shane Bailey, Becky Jo Lynch

29. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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52 Metascore

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader shake off of the dark side of the Force.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

30. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

PG | 115 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

7.9
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94 Metascore

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home-world.

Writer: Melissa Mathison | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote, Dee Wallace

31. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Musical

5.7
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Town Sheriff and regular patron, fights to keep a historical whorehouse open when a TV preacher targets it as the Devils playhouse.

Writers: Larry L. King, Peter Masterson, Colin Higgins | Director: Colin Higgins | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Dolly Parton, Dom DeLuise, Charles Durning

32. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

8.6
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90 Metascore

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas, Philip Kaufman | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

33. Clash of the Titans (1981)

PG | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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A film adaption of the myth of Perseus and his quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda.

Writer: Beverley Cross | Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Harry Hamlin, Claire Bloom, Maggie Smith

34. Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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Mexico, 1840s. When the new Spanish Governor begins to grind the peasants under his heel, wealthy landowner Don Diego Vega follows in his late father's footsteps and becomes Zorro, the ... See full summary »

Writers: Hal Dresner, Greg Alt, Don Moriarty, Bob Randall, Johnston McCulley | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: George Hamilton, Lauren Hutton, Brenda Vaccaro, Ron Leibman

35. Heartbeeps (1981)

PG | 78 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy

4.2
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Two household robots run away and try to start a family.

Writer: John Hill | Director: Allan Arkush | Stars: Andy Kaufman, Bernadette Peters, Randy Quaid, Kenneth McMillan

36. Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Mystery

4.0
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Famous detective Charlie Chan is called out of retirement to help a San Francisco detective solve a mysterious series of murders. With his bumbling grandson as his sidekick, Chan also ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerry Sherlock, Stan Burns, David Axlerod | Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Lee Grant, Angie Dickinson, Richard Hatch

37. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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78 Metascore

After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.

Writers: Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

38. SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back (1980 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

6.9
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A behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the special effects in the second Star Wars installment.

Writer: Richard Schickel | Director: Robert Guenette | Stars: Mark Hamill, Bob Anderson, Ben Burtt, Peter Diamond

39. 1941 (1979)

PG | 118 min | Action, Comedy, War

5.9
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Hysterical Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion in the days after Pearl Harbor.

Writers: Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale, John Milius | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Treat Williams, Nancy Allen

40. Breaking Away (1979)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.8
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A small-town boy obsessed with the Italian cycling team vies for the affections of a college girl.

Writer: Steve Tesich | Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley

41. Dracula (1979)

R | 109 min | Horror, Romance

6.4
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Romanticized adaptation of Bram Stoker's 1897 classic. Set in 1913 England, the bloodsucking, but handsome, charming and seductive, Count Dracula seeks an immortal bride.

Writers: W.D. Richter, Hamilton Deane, John L. Balderston, Bram Stoker | Director: John Badham | Stars: Frank Langella, Laurence Olivier, Donald Pleasence, Kate Nelligan

42. Meteor (1979)

PG | 108 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.9
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After a collision with a comet, a nearly 8km wide piece of the asteroid "Orpheus" is heading toward Earth. If it hits, it will cause an incredible catastrophe which will probably extinguish... See full summary »

Writers: Stanley Mann, Edmund H. North | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Brian Keith

43. Superman (1978)

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

7.3
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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

44. The Cheap Detective (1978)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.5
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San Francisco, 1940, detectives, dames, documents, Nazis, and a treasure.

Writer: Neil Simon | Director: Robert Moore | Stars: Peter Falk, Ann-Margret, Eileen Brennan, Sid Caesar

45. Who'll Stop the Rain (1978)

R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Vietnam veteran Ray Hicks gets conned into helping his buddy John Converse smuggle some heroin, only to wind up on the lam with John's wife when the deal goes sour.

Writers: Robert Stone, Judith Rascoe | Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Nick Nolte, Tuesday Weld, Michael Moriarty, Anthony Zerbe

46. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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91 Metascore

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

Writer: George Lucas | Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

47. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

PG | 137 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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91 Metascore

After an encounter with U.F.O.s, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

Writer: Steven Spielberg | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon

48. Black Sunday (1977)

R | 143 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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An Israeli anti-terrorist agent must stop a disgruntled Vietnam vet cooperating in a plot to commit a terrorist plot at the Super Bowl.

Writers: Thomas Harris, Ernest Lehman, Kenneth Ross, Ivan Moffat | Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Robert Shaw, Bruce Dern, Marthe Keller, Fritz Weaver

49. The Return of a Man Called Horse (1976)

PG | 129 min | Western, Drama

6.0
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The English gentleman known as Horse, returns to the American west to save his adopted Indian tribe from extinction.

Writers: Jack DeWitt, Dorothy M. Johnson | Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Richard Harris, Gale Sondergaard, Geoffrey Lewis, William Lucking

50. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)

PG | 129 min | Action, Adventure

7.9
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Two British soldiers in India decide to resign from the Army and set themselves up as deities in Kafiristan--a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander.

Writers: John Huston, Gladys Hill, Rudyard Kipling | Director: John Huston | Stars: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey