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1. RoboCop (1987)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.5
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67 Metascore

In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories.

Writers: Edward Neumeier, Michael Miner | Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox

2. Basic Instinct (1992)

R | 127 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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34 Metascore

A police detective is in charge of the investigation of a brutal murder, in which a beautiful and seductive woman could be involved.

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn

3. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

G | 160 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.3
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86 Metascore

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

4. Tombstone (1993)

R | 130 min | Action, Drama, History

7.9
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A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.

Writer: Kevin Jarre | Directors: George P. Cosmatos, Kevin Jarre | Stars: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton

5. Die Hard (1988)

R | 131 min | Action, Thriller

8.3
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70 Metascore

John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others, taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

Writers: Roderick Thorp, Jeb Stuart, Steven E. de Souza | Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

6. Total Recall (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.5
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57 Metascore

When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real, or does he?

Writers: Philip K. Dick, Ronald Shusett, Dan O'Bannon, Jon Povill, Gary Goldman | Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Rachel Ticotin

7. Deep Blue Sea (1999)

R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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54 Metascore

Searching for a cure to Alzheimer's disease a group of scientists on an isolated research facility become the bait as a trio of intelligent sharks fight back.

Writers: Duncan Kennedy, Donna Powers, Wayne Powers | Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, Samuel L. Jackson, Jacqueline McKenzie

8. The Thing (I) (2011)

R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.3
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49 Metascore

At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson.

Writers: Eric Heisserer, John W. Campbell Jr. | Director: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. | Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen

9. Last Action Hero (1993)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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44 Metascore

With the help of a magic ticket, a young film fan is transported into the fictional world of his favorite action film character.

Writers: Zak Penn, Adam Leff, Shane Black, David Arnott | Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, F. Murray Abraham, Art Carney, Charles Dance

10. Conan the Destroyer (1984)

PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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Conan leads a ragtag group of adventurers on a quest for a princess.

Writers: Robert E. Howard, Roy Thomas, Gerry Conway, Stanley Mann | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, Olivia d'Abo, Wilt Chamberlain

11. Road House (1989)

R | 114 min | Action, Thriller

6.4
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A tough bouncer is hired to tame a dirty bar.

Writers: David Lee Henry, Hilary Henkin | Director: Rowdy Herrington | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Kelly Lynch, Sam Elliott, Ben Gazzara

12. Executive Decision (1996)

R | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.4
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When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation.

Writers: Jim Thomas, John Thomas | Director: Stuart Baird | Stars: Kurt Russell, Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, John Leguizamo

13. Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)

R | 127 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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37 Metascore

With personal crises and age weighing in on them, LAPD officers Riggs and Murtaugh must contend with a deadly Chinese crimelord trying to get his brother out of prison.

Writers: Shane Black, Jonathan Lemkin, Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, Channing Gibson | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo

14. Cliffhanger (1993)

R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.3
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60 Metascore

A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.

Writers: John Long, Michael France, Sylvester Stallone | Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner

15. Red Sonja (1985)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.9
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A vengeful woman sets out to retrieve a magic orb from an evil queen whom she vows vengeance upon after the evil queen slain her family and her loyal warriors raped her.

Writers: Robert E. Howard, Clive Exton, George MacDonald Fraser | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Brigitte Nielsen, Sandahl Bergman, Paul L. Smith

16. Conspiracy Theory (1997)

R | 135 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

6.7
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49 Metascore

A man obsessed with conspiracy theories becomes a target after one of his theories turns out to be true. Unfortunately, in order to save himself, he has to figure out which theory it is.

Writer: Brian Helgeland | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts, Patrick Stewart, Cylk Cozart

17. Breakdown (I) (1997)

R | 93 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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73 Metascore

A man searches for his missing wife after his car breaks down in the middle of the desert.

Writers: Jonathan Mostow, Sam Montgomery | Director: Jonathan Mostow | Stars: Kurt Russell, J.T. Walsh, Kathleen Quinlan, M.C. Gainey

18. Cutthroat Island (1995)

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

5.6
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A female pirate and her companion race against their rivals to find a hidden island that contains a fabulous treasure.

Writers: Michael Frost Beckner, James Gorman, Bruce A. Evans, Raynold Gideon, Robert King, Marc Norman | Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella, Maury Chaykin

19. Hoosiers (1986)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Sport

7.6
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76 Metascore

A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.

Writer: Angelo Pizzo | Director: David Anspaugh | Stars: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley

20. The Entity (1982)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Horror

6.6
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Supposedly based partially on a true story, a woman is tormented and sexually molested by an invisible demon.

Writer: Frank De Felitta | Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, David Labiosa, George Coe

21. The Hitcher (1986)

R | 97 min | Action, Thriller

7.3
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A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped.

Writer: Eric Red | Director: Robert Harmon | Stars: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn

22. Midway (1976)

PG | 132 min | Action, Drama, History

6.7
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A dramatization of the battle that turned out to be the turning point of the Pacific Theatre of World War II.

Writer: Donald S. Sanford | Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Charlton Heston, Henry Fonda, James Coburn, Glenn Ford

23. Mr. Majestyk (1974)

PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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A melon farmer battles organized crime and a hit man who wants to kill him.

Writer: Elmore Leonard | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Charles Bronson, Linda Cristal, Al Lettieri, Lee Purcell

24. The Jazz Singer (1980)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.6
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The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy his father in order to pursue his dream of being a pop singer.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Herbert Baker, Stephen H. Foreman | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Neil Diamond, Lucie Arnaz, Catlin Adams

25. Damnation Alley (1977)

PG | 91 min | Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller

5.2
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In an post-apocalyptic world, a group of survivors travel and find other settlements in huge custom designed all terrain vehicles.

Writers: Roger Zelazny, Alan Sharp, Lukas Heller | Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, George Peppard, Dominique Sanda, Paul Winfield

26. Terminal Velocity (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Thriller, Mystery

5.4
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A maverick skydiver and a former KGB agent team up to stop the Russian mafia from stealing gold.

Writer: David Twohy | Director: Deran Sarafian | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Nastassja Kinski, James Gandolfini, Christopher McDonald

27. The Boys in Company C (1978)

R | 125 min | Drama, War

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Above summary is right off the back of the DVD box. IMDB says "Plot summaries must be your own original work and you must not copy them from other sites, publications..."

Writers: Rick Natkin, Sidney J. Furie | Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Stan Shaw, Andrew Stevens, James Canning, Michael Lembeck

28. Amityville 3-D (1983)

PG | 105 min | Horror, Thriller

3.9
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A reporter moves into the ominous Long Island house to debunk it of the recent supernatural events and becomes besieged by the evil manifestations which are connected to a hell-spawn demon lurking in the basement.

Writer: William Wales | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Tony Roberts, Tess Harper, Robert Joy, Candy Clark

29. 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

30. Spinout (1966)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.6
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Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.

Writers: Theodore J. Flicker, George Kirgo | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Diane McBain, Dodie Marshall

31. The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

98 min | Documentary

7.8
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Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

Writer: Mark Jonathan Harris | Director: Wendy Apple | Stars: Kathy Bates, Zach Staenberg, Jodie Foster, Michael Tronick

32. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1979 TV Movie)

96 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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Based on writer Maya Angelou's childhood, this story is about a young girl in the South who is sent to live with her grandmother after her parents divorce.

Writers: Maya Angelou, Leonora Thuna | Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Paul Benjamin, Diahann Carroll, Ruby Dee, Roger E. Mosley

33. The Killing of Sister George (1968)

X | 138 min | Drama

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George lives with her lover, Childie and plays a cheerful district nurse in a BBC soap opera. However, her character is to be killed off, and George realises that the only other job she can... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Marcus, Lukas Heller | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne, Ronald Fraser

34. What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice? (1969)

M | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

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As Aunt Alice, Ruth Gordon applies for the job of housekeeper in the Tucson, Arizona home of widow Claire Marrable in order to find out what happened to a missing widowed friend, Edna ... See full summary »

Writers: Theodore Apstein, Ursula Curtiss | Directors: Lee H. Katzin, Bernard Girard | Stars: Geraldine Page, Ruth Gordon, Rosemary Forsyth, Robert Fuller

35. Get to Know Your Rabbit (1972)

R | 91 min | Comedy

5.7
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A young businessman goes to a magic expert to learn hardness and skill with his cynical and greedy collaborators. He becomes a very good tap dancer, but will he be able to get free of his old boss?

Writer: Jordan Crittenden | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Tom Smothers, John Astin, Susanne Zenor, Samantha Jones

36. The Spikes Gang (1974)

PG | 96 min | Western

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One day, three farm boys come upon a wounded outlaw named Harry Spikes. They take him to one of the boys' barn... See full synopsis »

Writers: Irving Ravetch, Harriet Frank Jr., Giles Tippette | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Lee Marvin, Gary Grimes, Ron Howard, Charles Martin Smith

37. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

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Writers: Arthur Heinemann, Mildred D. Taylor | Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Claudia McNeil, Janet MacLachlan, Robert Christian, Larry B. Scott

38. The Grissom Gang (1971)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama

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Set in the 1920s Depression, a gang of half-witted small-time hoods led by Slim Grissom kidnap heiress Barbara Blandish and Slim proceeds to fall in love with her. Remake of the 1948 ... See full summary »

Writers: Leon Griffiths, James Hadley Chase | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Kim Darby, Scott Wilson, Tony Musante, Robert Lansing

39. Loving Couples (1980)

PG | 97 min | Comedy

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Wife is cheating her husband and the husband is cheating her back with her lover's girlfriend. The two cheating couples decide to go to a resort but they unintentionally pick the same one. Hilarity ensues.

Writer: Martin Donovan | Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, James Coburn, Susan Sarandon, Stephen Collins

40. Trenchcoat (1983)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

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An aspiring mystery writer becomes accidently embroiled in an international plot during a two-week stay in Malta.

Writers: Jeffrey Price, Peter S. Seaman | Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Margot Kidder, Robert Hays, Gila von Weitershausen, Daniel Faraldo

41. The Hoax (1972)

PG | 85 min | Comedy

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Writer: Kevin Davis | Director: Robert Anderson | Stars: Bill Ewing, Frank Bonner, Jacques Aubuchon, Sharon DeBord

42. Blonde Poison: The Making of 'Basic Instinct' (2001 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

5.4
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A look behind the scenes at one of the more controversial thillers of the 90's, and the one that made Sharon Stone a top-name star. Includes interviews with Stone and footage of some of the... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Frank J. Urioste, Paul Verhoeven, Alan Marshall, Gary Goldman

43. The Making of 'Midway' (2001 Video)

39 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Edward Albert, Geneviève Bujold, James Coburn, Dabney Coleman

44. Sensurround: The Sounds of Midway (2001 Video)

Not Rated | 4 min | Documentary, Short

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A look at the use of the Sensurround audio system in the film Midway (1976).

Writer: Laurent Bouzereau | Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Walter Mirisch, Jack Smight, Frank J. Urioste, John Williams

45. Imagining 'Total Recall' (2001 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Sci-Fi

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Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Ronald Shusett, Gary Goldman, Paul Verhoeven, Arnold Schwarzenegger

46. Stallone on the Edge: The Making of Cliffhanger (1993 TV Movie)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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Writers: Michael Meadows, John Pattyson | Directors: Michael Meadows, John Pattyson | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Janine Turner, John Lithgow, Renny Harlin