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1. Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.6
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32 Metascore

Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind's new space defenses be enough?

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Maika Monroe

Votes: 46,981 | Gross: $100.06M

2. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

PG-13 | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.8
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53 Metascore

When New York is put under siege by Oscorp, it is up to Spider-Man to save the city he swore to protect as well as his loved ones.

Director: Marc Webb | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 319,882 | Gross: $202.85M

3. Zodiac (2007)

R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.7
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78 Metascore

A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards

Votes: 299,919 | Gross: $33.05M

4. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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66 Metascore

After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parent's mysterious death.

Director: Marc Webb | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Irrfan Khan

Votes: 450,335 | Gross: $262.03M

5. White House Down (2013)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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52 Metascore

While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke

Votes: 163,604 | Gross: $73.10M

6. Truth (2015)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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66 Metascore

Newsroom drama detailing the 2004 CBS 60 Minutes report investigating then-President George W. Bush's military service, and the subsequent firestorm of criticism that cost anchor Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes their careers.

Director: James Vanderbilt | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Dennis Quaid, Elisabeth Moss

Votes: 9,385 | Gross: $2.54M

7. The Losers (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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44 Metascore

A CIA special forces team are betrayed and left for dead by their superiors, galvanizing them to mount an offensive on the CIA.

Director: Sylvain White | Stars: Idris Elba, Zoe Saldana, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chris Evans

Votes: 74,571 | Gross: $23.53M

8. The Rundown (2003)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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59 Metascore

A tough aspiring chef is hired to bring home a mobster's son from the Amazon but becomes involved in the fight against an oppressive town operator and the search for a legendary treasure.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Christopher Walken, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 82,555 | Gross: $47.59M

9. Meg (2018)

Action, Horror, Sci-Fi | Pre-production

When a submersible lies disabled at the bottom of the Mariana Trench, an expert deep sea diver is forced to confront his fears and risk everything on a single question: Could the Carcharadon Megalodon - the largest marine predator that ever existed - still be alive and on the hunt?

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Jason Statham, Bingbing Fan

10. Darkness Falls (2003)

PG-13 | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.9
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23 Metascore

A vengeful spirit has taken the form of the Tooth Fairy to exact vengeance on the town that lynched her 150 years earlier. Her only opposition is the only child, now grown up, who has survived her before.

Director: Jonathan Liebesman | Stars: Chaney Kley, Emma Caulfield, Antony Burrows, Lee Cormie

Votes: 25,829 | Gross: $32.13M

11. Independence Day 3

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Announced

Plot is unknown.

Director: Roland Emmerich

12. Basic (2003)

R | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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34 Metascore

A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army ranger drill sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Connie Nielsen, Tim Daly

Votes: 49,793 | Gross: $26.54M

13. Altered Carbon

Sci-Fi | Pre-production

ALTERED CARBON is set in a future where consciousness is digitized and stored in cortical stacks implanted in the spine, allowing humans to survive physical death by having their memories ... See full summary »

Star: Joel Kinnaman

14. American Dream American Knightmare

Documentary | Announced

Special will delve deep into the life and storied exploits Suge Knight, Death Row Records co-founder, as well as the volatile and highly influential era in music that he presided over. With... See full summary »

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Star: Marion 'Suge' Knight

15. Divanation

Comedy | Announced

Three women from a popular singing group reunite 30 years after their nasty break-up.

Stars: Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, Bette Midler

16. The Janson Directive

Thriller | Announced

Former Navy SEAL and prisoner of war, Paul Janson, works as a corporate security consultant, but when an assignment to rescue a VIP goes wrong, he's forced to go on the run.

Star: Dwayne Johnson

17. The Overlook Hotel

Horror | Announced

The origin story of the Overlook Hotel through the eyes of its first owner, Bob T. Watson. A robber baron at the turn of the 20th century, Watson scaled the remote peaks of the Colorado ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Romanek

18. Slender Man (2017)

Horror | Announced

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19. Film 2016 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.8
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Stars: Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross, Barry Norman

Votes: 363

20. Red Riding (I)

Drama | Announced

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21. Glide

Comedy | Announced

Down on his luck American hockey coach goes to Scotland to find his old flame and ends up becoming the rowing coach for a prestigious prep school.

Director: J.B. Rogers

22. Ambulance

Action, Drama, Thriller | Announced

Two brothers steal an ambulance after their robbery goes awry.

Director: Phillip Noyce

23. Blackout (III)

Drama | Announced

A detective is hired to track down a serial killer in Nazi Germany.

24. Murder Mystery

Action, Comedy, Drama | Announced

American newlyweds visiting Europe on their honeymoon get caught up in murder mystery after witnessing a deadly crime.

Director: Anne Fletcher

25. The House with a Clock in its Walls

Fantasy, Sci-Fi | Announced

A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt discovers a world of hidden passageways in his uncle's old house.

26. White House Down: The Inside Story with Writer James Vanderbilt (2013 Video)

3 min | Short

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Writer/producer James Vanderbilt discusses his screenplay.

Star: James Vanderbilt

27. The West

Fantasy, Western | Announced

Characters from the Old West live as criminals in modern-day Los Angeles.

28. Against All Enemies

Drama | Announced

An adaptation of Richard Clarke's book about the Bush administration's failure to heed warnings about Al Qaeda's planned attack on the United States.

29. Zodiac Deciphered (2008 Video)

60 min | Documentary, Crime

7.4
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Stars: Richmond Arquette, Brian Cox, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Edwards

Votes: 13

30. Rite of Passage: The Amazing Spider-Man Reborn (2012)

Approved | 90 min | Documentary

8.0
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A documentary on the making of The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) featuring interviews with the cast and crew, as well as behind-the-scenes footage.

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Avi Arad, Sally Field, Andrew Garfield, Michael Grillo

Votes: 24

31. Talking Tom

Animation, Comedy | Announced

Plot unknown. Feature film based on the popular animated mobile app, "Talking Tom."

32. The Making of 'Darkness Falls' (2003 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short

5.1
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Director Jonathan Liebesman talks of how it was for him to switch over from making short films to features. Several other members of the cast and crew are present as well to tell us how much fun it was making the film Darkness Falls (2003).

Stars: Emma Caulfield, Lee Cormie, John Hegeman, Chaney Kley

Votes: 32

33. Roland Emmerich: Upping the Ante (2013 Video)

5 min | Short

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Cast and crew talk up Roland Emmerich the person and Roland Emmerich the filmmaker.

Stars: Roland Emmerich, Jamie Foxx, Larry J. Franco, Channing Tatum

34. Basic: A Director's Design (2003 Video)

22 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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An overview of how John McTiernan went about directing the movie Basic (2003)

Stars: Harry Connick Jr., Tim Daly, Gary Davis, Cristián de la Fuente

Votes: 5

36. Basic Ingredients: A Writer's Perspective (2003 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short

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An overview of the writing of John McTiernan's Basic (2003).

Star: James Vanderbilt

37. Family Recipes (2009)

Unrated | 13 min | Short

8.0
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Director: Cosmos Kiindarius | Stars: Amy Bloom, Luis E. Carazo, Frankie Dell, Melissa Leisure

Votes: 12

38. Film 2016 (1971– )
Episode: Episode #45.7 (2016)

Talk-Show

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In the last edition before the break there are reviews of Hail, Caesar (2016), Truth (2015), animated Anomalisa (2015), and Austrian horror Goodnight Mommy (2014).

Director: Stephen Neal | Stars: Claudia Winkleman, Danny Leigh, Tim Robey, Cate Blanchett