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1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

G | 160 min | 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

2. 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

3. Total Recall (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

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

4. 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

5. Basic Instinct (1992)

R | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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41 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. Last Action Hero (1993)

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

6.2
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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. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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

15. 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

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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

19. Breakdown (I) (1997)

R | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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

20. 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

21. 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

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. The Jazz Singer (1980)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.7
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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

24. 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

25. 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

26. The Boys in Company C (1978)

R | 125 min | Drama, War

7.0
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Follows a group of men as they prepare for the Vietnam war and their eventual tour of Vietnam.

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

27. 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

28. 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

29. The Killing of Sister George (1968)

X | 138 min | Drama

7.1
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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

30. Fast Break (1979)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Sport

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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

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

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

5.5
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Writers: Arthur Heinemann, Mildred D. Taylor | Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Claudia McNeil, Janet MacLachlan, Robert Christian, Larry B. Scott

32. 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

33. 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

34. Trenchcoat (1983)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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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

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. 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

37. The Grissom Gang (1971)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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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

38. The Spikes Gang (1974)

PG | 96 min | Western

6.3
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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

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. 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

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. 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

43. 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

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

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

45. 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

46. 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