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1. Captain Phillips (2013)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

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83 Metascore

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

Writers: Billy Ray, Richard Phillips, Stephan Talty | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman, Catherine Keener

2. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: Disneyland's 35th Anniversary Celebration (1990)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.9
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Disneyland celebrates its 35th anniversary through a series of sketches and fast-paced musical numbers.

Writers: Joie Albrecht, Daniel Butler, Scott Garen, Joe Guppy, Nancy Harris, Glenn Petach, Bill Prady | Directors: James Burrows, John R. Cherry III, John Landis | Stars: George Booth, Laura Bridge, Erinn Canavan, Debbie Carman

3. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

4. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: Zack and the Magic Factory (1981)

Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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Writers: Cynthia Chenault, Ann Elder, Elaine L. Schulte | Director: Ernest Pintoff | Stars: Jane Withers, Jim Gatherum, Janet MacLachlan, Olivia Barash

5. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Thriller

7.4
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73 Metascore

The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name.

Writers: Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Bruce Geller | Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton

6. Roller Coaster Rabbit (1990)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.3
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Roger Rabbit struggles to keep wandering Baby Herman safe in an amusement park where the usual havoc ensues.

Writers: Gary K. Wolf, Bill Kopp, Kevin Harkey, Lynne Naylor, Patrick A. Ventura | Directors: Frank Marshall, Rob Minkoff | Stars: Charles Fleischer, Kathleen Turner, April Winchell, Lou Hirsch

7. True Lies (1994)

R | 141 min | Action, Thriller

7.2
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63 Metascore

Harry Tasker is a secret agent for the United States Government. For years, he has kept his job from his wife, but is forced to reveal his identity and try to stop nuclear terrorists when he and his wife are kidnapped by the terrorists.

Writers: Claude Zidi, Simon Michaël, Didier Kaminka, James Cameron | Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Arnold, Bill Paxton

8. Tummy Trouble (1989)

G | 7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.2
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Baby Herman swallows his rattle, and Roger has to take him to the hospital to get it out.

Writers: Kevin Harkey, Bill Kopp, Rob Minkoff, Mark Kausler, Patrick A. Ventura | Director: Rob Minkoff | Stars: Charles Fleischer, April Winchell, Lou Hirsch, Corey Burton

9. American Pop (1981)

R | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Music

7.1
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The story of four generations of a Russian Jewish immigrant family of musicians whose careers parallel the history of American popular music in the 20th century.

Writer: Ronni Kern | Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Mews Small, Ron Thompson, Jerry Holland, Lisa Jane Persky

10. Knots Landing (1979–1993)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

6.8
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Gary and Valene Ewing, relatives of the Ewing clan of Dallas, arrive in Knots Landing to make a new home for themselves. However, scheming Abby Fairgate-Cunningham later breaks up their marriage when she seduces Gary.

Stars: Michele Lee, Ted Shackelford, Joan Van Ark, Kevin Dobson

11. The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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44 Metascore

A woman suffering from amnesia begins to recover her memories after trouble from her past finds her again.

Writer: Shane Black | Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Yvonne Zima, Craig Bierko

12. Fire and Ice (1983)

PG | 81 min | Animation, Fantasy, Adventure

6.7
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In this animated tale, a tiny village is destroyed by a surging glacier, which serves as the deadly domain for the evil Ice Lord, Nekron. The only survivor is a young warrior, Larn, who ... See full summary »

Writers: Ralph Bakshi, Frank Frazetta, Roy Thomas, Gerry Conway | Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Randy Norton, Cynthia Leake, Steve Sandor, Sean Hannon

13. The Crazies (2010)

R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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55 Metascore

About the inhabitants of a small Iowa town suddenly plagued by insanity and then death after a mysterious toxin contaminates their water supply.

Writers: Scott Kosar, Ray Wright, George A. Romero | Director: Breck Eisner | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Timothy Olyphant, Danielle Panabaker, Joe Anderson

14. Dead & Buried (1981)

R | 94 min | Horror

6.6
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A suspense horror film set in a small coastal town where, after a series of gory murders commited by mobs of townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses begin to come back to life.

Writers: Jeff Millar, Alex Stern, Ronald Shusett, Dan O'Bannon | Director: Gary Sherman | Stars: James Farentino, Melody Anderson, Jack Albertson, Dennis Redfield

15. Stop-Loss (2008)

R | 112 min | Drama, War

6.5
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61 Metascore

A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.

Writers: Mark Richard, Kimberly Peirce | Director: Kimberly Peirce | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Abbie Cornish, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rob Brown

16. Behind Enemy Lines (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, War, Drama

6.4
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49 Metascore

A Navy navigator is shot down over enemy territory and is ruthlessly pursued by a secret police enforcer and the opposing troops. Meanwhile his commanding officer goes against orders in an attempt to rescue him.

Writers: Jim Thomas, John Thomas, David Veloz, Zak Penn | Director: John Moore | Stars: Gene Hackman, Owen Wilson, Gabriel Macht, Charles Malik Whitfield

17. Shining Through (1992)

R | 132 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.3
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An American woman of Irish, Jewish-German parentage goes undercover in Nazi Germany.

Writers: Susan Isaacs, David Seltzer | Director: David Seltzer | Stars: Michael Douglas, Melanie Griffith, Liam Neeson, Joely Richardson

18. Case 39 (2009)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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25 Metascore

A social worker fights to save a girl from her abusive parents, only to discover that the situation is more dangerous than she ever expected.

Writer: Ray Wright | Director: Christian Alvart | Stars: Renée Zellweger, Ian McShane, Jodelle Ferland, Bradley Cooper

19. Shanghai Knights (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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58 Metascore

When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds.

Writers: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar | Director: David Dobkin | Stars: Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Fann Wong, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

20. Sahara (2005)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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41 Metascore

Master explorer Dirk Pitt goes on the adventure of a lifetime of seeking out a lost Civil War battleship known as the "Ship of Death" in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor being hounded by a ruthless dictator.

Writers: Clive Cussler, Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer, John C. Richards, James V. Hart | Director: Breck Eisner | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Penélope Cruz, Steve Zahn, William H. Macy

21. Fast Break (1979)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Sport

5.9
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David Greene is a New York basketball enthusiast, who wants to coach. He is then offered the coaching job at a small Nevada college. He brings along some players, who are a bit odd but good... See full summary »

Writers: Sandor Stern, Marc Kaplan | Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Gabe Kaplan, Harold Sylvester, Michael Warren, Bernard King

22. Battle Los Angeles (2011)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.8
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37 Metascore

A squadron of U.S. Marines becomes the last line of defense against a global invasion.

Writer: Christopher Bertolini | Director: Jonathan Liebesman | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan, Ramon Rodriguez

23. King Kong (1976)

PG | 134 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

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A petroleum exploration expedition comes to an isolated island and encounters a colossal giant gorilla.

Writers: Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace, James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose, Lorenzo Semple Jr. | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange, John Randolph

24. Knots Landing (1979–1993)
Episode: A State of Mind (1981)

TV-14 | Drama

5.8
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Writers: David Jacobs, Rob Gilmer | Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: James Houghton, Kim Lankford, Michele Lee, Constance McCashin

25. Alaska (1996)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Family

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Jake Barnes and his two kids, Sean and Jessie, have moved to Alaska after his wife died. He is a former airline pilot now delivering toilet paper across the mountains. During an emergency ... See full summary »

Writers: Andy Burg, Scott Myers | Director: Fraser Clarke Heston | Stars: Thora Birch, Vincent Kartheiser, Dirk Benedict, Charlton Heston

26. Knots Landing (1979–1993)
Episode: Step One (1981)

TV-14 | Drama

5.6
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Writers: David Jacobs, Loraine Despres | Director: Kim Friedman | Stars: James Houghton, Kim Lankford, Michele Lee, Constance McCashin

27. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.5
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40 Metascore

A remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.

Writers: David Scarpa, Edmund H. North | Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates, Jaden Smith

28. Panic in Echo Park (1977 TV Movie)

72 min | Drama

5.4
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A young black M.D. tries to prove that the community of Echo Park is endangered by a deadly epidemic. But he has to fight his superior in the hospital and city government who accuse him of just causing panic.

Writer: Dalene Young | Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Dorian Harewood, Robin Gammell, Catlin Adams, Norman Bartold

29. Lunch Wagon (1981)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime

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Three women start a lunch wagon business but run into stiff resistance from their competitor Mr. Schmeckler: their presence is interfering with some sort of illegal activity he's involved ... See full summary »

Writers: Leon Phillips, Marshall Harvey, Terrie Maxine Frankle | Director: Ernest Pintoff | Stars: Pamela Jean Bryant, Rosanne Katon, Candy Moore, Rick Podell

30. The Betsy (1978)

R | 125 min | Drama

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The aging, retired founder of an auto giant comes out of retirement to try to develop a safe, fuel-efficient car.

Writers: Harold Robbins, William Bast, Walter Bernstein | Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Robert Duvall, Katharine Ross, Tommy Lee Jones

31. Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)

R | 98 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.3
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A large Halloween mask-making company has plans to kill millions of American children with something sinister hidden in Halloween masks.

Writer: Tommy Lee Wallace | Director: Tommy Lee Wallace | Stars: Tom Atkins, Stacey Nelkin, Dan O'Herlihy, Michael Currie

32. Love & Money (1982)

R | 90 min | Drama

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A billionaire businessman hires a man to influence a South American dictator. He winds up having an affair with the billionaire's wife.

Writer: James Toback | Director: James Toback | Stars: Ray Sharkey, Ornella Muti, Klaus Kinski, Armand Assante

33. Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Filming

The Avengers reassemble to battle the sentient robot known as Ultron.

Writers: Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, Joss Whedon | Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Cobie Smulders, Hayley Atwell

34. Project Almanac (2014)

Sci-Fi, Thriller | Completed

A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.

Writers: Jason Pagan, Andrew Stark | Director: Dean Israelite | Stars: Amy Landecker, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Ginny Gardner, Jonny Weston