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1. Lost (2004–2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.6
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The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island.

Creators: J.J. Abrams, Jeffrey Lieber, Damon Lindelof | Stars: Jorge Garcia, Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Josh Holloway

2. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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An idiosyncratic FBI Agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.

Creators: Mark Frost, David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

3. Angel (1999–2004)

Unrated | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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The vampire Angel, cursed with a soul, moves to Los Angeles and aids people with supernatural-related problems while questing for his own redemption.

Stars: David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof, J. August Richards

4. Step Brothers (2008)

R | 98 min | Comedy

6.9
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51 Metascore

Two aimless middle-aged losers still living at home are forced against their will to become roommates when their parents get married.

Writers: Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, John C. Reilly | Director: Adam McKay | Stars: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Mary Steenburgen, Richard Jenkins

5. Bad Boys (1995)

R | 118 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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41 Metascore

Two hip detectives protect a murder witness while investigating a case of stolen heroin.

Writers: George Gallo, Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland, Doug Richardson | Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Lisa Boyle, Michael Taliferro

6. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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67 Metascore

A story of a group of California teenagers who enjoy malls, sex and rock n' roll.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus

7. Murder, She Wrote (1984– )

93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Mystery writer finds herself investigating murders that occur around her.

Creators: Peter S. Fischer, Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Angela Lansbury, William Windom, Ron Masak, Louis Herthum

8. The Rock (1996)

R | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.4
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59 Metascore

A mild-mannered chemist and an ex-con must lead the counterstrike when a rogue group of military men, led by a renegade general, threaten a nerve gas attack from Alcatraz against San Francisco.

Writers: David Weisberg, Douglas Cook, Mark Rosner | Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, John Spencer

9. True Lies (1994)

R | 141 min | Action, Thriller

7.2
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63 Metascore

A fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent has his life turned upside down when he discovers his wife might be having an affair with a used car salesman.

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

10. Commando (1985)

R | 90 min | Action, Thriller

6.6
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A retired elite Black Ops Commando launches a one man war against a group of South American criminals who have kidnapped his daughter to blackmail him into starting a revolution and getting an exiled dictator back into power.

Writers: Jeph Loeb, Matthew Weisman, Steven E. de Souza | Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells

11. Breakdown (I) (1997)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, 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

12. The Running Man (1987)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show.

Writers: Stephen King, Steven E. de Souza | Director: Paul Michael Glaser | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jim Brown

13. Ghostbusters II (1989)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.5
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56 Metascore

The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.

Writers: Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

14. They Live (1988)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

7.3
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52 Metascore

A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.

Writers: Ray Nelson, John Carpenter | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, George 'Buck' Flower

15. Battlestar Galactica (1978–1979)

60 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

7.0
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The last major Colonial fighter carrier leads a makeshift fleet of human refugees on a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Lorne Greene, Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

16. Beauty and the Beast (1987–1990)

60 min | Crime, Fantasy, Drama

7.0
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The adventures and romance of a sensitive and cultured lion-man and a crusading assistant district attorney in Manhattan, New York City.

Creator: Ron Koslow | Stars: Ron Perlman, Roy Dotrice, Jay Acovone, Linda Hamilton

17. George of the Jungle (1997)

PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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53 Metascore

George grows up in the jungle raised by apes. Based on the Cartoon series.

Writers: Jay Ward, Dana Olsen, Audrey Wells | Director: Sam Weisman | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann, Thomas Haden Church, Richard Roundtree

18. Knight Rider (1982–1986)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

6.9
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A lone crimefighter battles the forces of evil with the help of an indestructible and artificially intelligent supercar.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Richard Basehart, Patricia McPherson

19. Newsies (1992)

PG | 121 min | Drama, Musical

6.9
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46 Metascore

A musical based on the New York City newsboy strike of 1899. When young newspaper sellers are exploited beyond reason by their bosses they set out to enact change and are met by the ruthlessness of big business.

Writers: Bob Tzudiker, Noni White | Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Christian Bale, Bill Pullman, Robert Duvall, Ann-Margret

20. Splash (1984)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.2
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A man is reunited with a mermaid who saves him from drowning as a boy and falls in love not knowing who/what she is.

Writers: Brian Grazer, Bruce Jay Friedman, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, John Candy

21. Fathers' Day (1997)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
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A woman cons two old boyfriends into searching for her runaway son by convincing both that they are the boy's father.

Writers: Francis Veber, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Nastassja Kinski

22. Universal Soldier (1992)

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

5.9
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35 Metascore

Luc and Scott were killed in Vietnam, but the army has a secret project for reanimating dead people as near-perfect soldiers.

Writers: Richard Rothstein, Christopher Leitch, Dean Devlin | Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Ally Walker, Ed O'Ross

23. Vampires (1998)

R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

6.1
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42 Metascore

A vengeful vampire slayer must retrieve an ancient Catholic relic that, should it be acquired by vampires, will allow them to endure sunlight.

Writers: John Steakley, Don Jakoby | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Sheryl Lee, Thomas Ian Griffith

24. The River (2012)

44 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

6.8
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The crew of a research vessel are on a quest to find a missing TV explorer in the Amazon.

Creators: Oren Peli, Michael R. Perry | Stars: Bruce Greenwood, Joe Anderson, Leslie Hope, Eloise Mumford

25. Twins (1988)

PG | 107 min | Comedy

5.9
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53 Metascore

A physically perfect but innocent man goes in search of his long-lost twin brother, who is a short small-time crook.

Writers: William Davies, William Osborne, Timothy Harris, Herschel Weingrod | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Danny DeVito, Kelly Preston, Chloe Webb

26. Colors (1988)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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66 Metascore

An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.

Writers: Michael Schiffer, Richard Di Lello | Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Maria Conchita Alonso, Randy Brooks

27. Jingle All the Way (1996)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Family

5.3
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A father decides to dream the impossible; to get a Turbo Man action figure for his son just before Christmas.

Writer: Randy Kornfield | Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman, Rita Wilson

28. Red Heat (1988)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.0
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61 Metascore

A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.

Writers: Walter Hill, Harry Kleiner, Troy Kennedy-Martin | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Belushi, Peter Boyle, Ed O'Ross

29. Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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An officially "dead" cop is trained to become an extraordinarily unique assassin in service of the US president.

Writers: Richard Sapir, Warren Murphy, Christopher Wood | Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Fred Ward, Joel Grey, Wilford Brimley, J.A. Preston

30. Hart to Hart (1979–1984)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.7
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The globe-trotting adventures of amateur detectives Jonathan and Jennifer Hart.

Creator: Sidney Sheldon | Stars: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander, Lee Wilkof

31. Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Crime

5.5
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When a new gang moves into town it's up to the screwball police team to stop them.

Writers: Neal Israel, Pat Proft, Barry W. Blaustein, David Sheffield | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow

32. Ra.One (2011)

156 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.9
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60 Metascore

A video game developer's world spirals out of control when his shape-shifting indestructible virtual creation becomes all too real.

Writers: David Benullo, Kanika Dhillon, Niranjan Iyengar, Shah Rukh Khan, Mushtaq Sheikh, Anubhav Sinha | Director: Anubhav Sinha | Stars: Arjun Rampal, Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Shahana Goswami

33. Air America (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Comedy

5.6
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33 Metascore

A young pilot finds himself recruited into a covert and corrupt CIA airlift organization operating in Vietnam War Era Laos.

Writers: Christopher Robbins, John Eskow, Richard Rush | Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis, Ken Jenkins

34. Death Warrant (1990)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate in some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts is able to save his... See full summary »

Writer: David S. Goyer | Director: Deran Sarafian | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Robert Guillaume, Cynthia Gibb, George Dickerson

35. Blue Thunder (1983)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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The cop test pilot for an experimental police helicopter learns the sinister implications of the new vehicle.

Writers: Dan O'Bannon, Don Jakoby | Director: John Badham | Stars: Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark, Daniel Stern

36. T.J. Hooker (1982–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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The weekly adventures of tough-as-nails veteran police officer Sgt. T.J. Hooker, who rides the beat with his rookie partner Vince Romano.

Creator: Rick Husky | Stars: William Shatner, Heather Locklear, Adrian Zmed, James Darren

37. Hoffa (1992)

R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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50 Metascore

A film based on the story of legendary union figure Jimmy Hoffa.

Writer: David Mamet | Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Armand Assante, J.T. Walsh

38. Johnny Dangerously (1984)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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Set in the 1930's, an honest, goodhearted man is forced to turn to a life of crime to finance his neurotic mother's skyrocketing medical bills.

Writers: Harry Colomby, Jeff Harris, Bernie Kukoff, Norman Steinberg | Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton

39. B.J. and the Bear (1978–1981)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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A trucker and his pet monkey travel the highways of America, getting into various adventures and misadventures along the way.

Creator: Christopher Crowe | Stars: Greg Evigan, Eric Server, Linda McCullough, Candi Brough

40. Bustin' Loose (1981)

R | 94 min | Comedy

6.0
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Joe Braxton is an ex-con who has been given a second chance to freedom after violating his probation. He has been hired by a school teacher named Vivian Perry to repair and drive an old ... See full summary »

Writers: Lonne Elder III, Richard Pryor, Roger L. Simon | Directors: Oz Scott, Michael Schultz | Stars: Richard Pryor, Cicely Tyson, Ángel Ramírez, Jimmy Hughes

41. Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983–1987)

60 min | Adventure

7.2
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The adventures of a housewife and a spy whom she fell in with.

Creators: Brad Buckner, Eugenie Ross-Leming | Stars: Kate Jackson, Bruce Boxleitner, Beverly Garland, Mel Stewart

42. Foxes (1980)

R | 106 min | Drama

6.1
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A group of four teenage girls come of age in the asphalt desert of the San Fernando Valley set to a blazing soundtrack and endless drinking, drugs and sex.

Writer: Gerald Ayres | Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Jodie Foster, Cherie Currie, Marilyn Kagan, Kandice Stroh

43. Fandango (1985)

PG | 91 min | Comedy

6.6
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Five college buddies from the University of Texas circa 1971 embark on a final road trip odyssey across the Mexican border before facing up to uncertain futures, in Vietnam and otherwise.

Writer: Kevin Reynolds | Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: Kevin Costner, Judd Nelson, Sam Robards, Chuck Bush

44. The Sword and the Sorcerer (1982)

R | 99 min | Action, Fantasy, Adventure

5.7
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A mercenary with a three-bladed sword rediscovers his royal heritage dangerous future when he is recruited to help a princess foil the designs of a brutal tyrant and a powerful sorcerer in conquering a land.

Writers: Tom Karnowski, John V. Stuckmeyer, Albert Pyun | Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Lee Horsley, Kathleen Beller, Simon MacCorkindale, George Maharis

45. Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1993–1997)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Kwai Chang Caine was a priest at a Shaolin temple, where his son Peter also lived and studied. The temple was destroyed and father and son each thought the other had perished in the fire. ... See full summary »

Stars: David Carradine, Chris Potter, Richard Anderson, Kim Chan

46. Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

2.3
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Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would connect all the computers in the world into one network, which Walker would control and ... See full summary »

Writers: Farhad Mann, Michael Miner | Director: Farhad Mann | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Matt Frewer, Austin O'Brien, Ely Pouget

47. Matt Houston (1982–1985)

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
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Each week Matt Houston, a successful private investigator, takes on a new case. The cases usually involve murder, and always involve beautiful women in skimpy outfits. Drawing on his years ... See full summary »

Creator: Lawrence Gordon | Stars: Lee Horsley, Pamela Hensley, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Cis Rundle

48. Barnaby Jones (1973–1980)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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The exploits of milk-swilling, geriatric private eye Barnaby Jones.

Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Lee Meriwether, Mark Shera, John Carter

49. KISS Meets the Phantom of the Park (1978 TV Movie)

96 min | Fantasy, Horror, Music

4.6
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The tale of rock band KISS and their efforts to thwart a diabolical plan by mad scientist Abner Devereaux. Devereaux has found a way to clone humans into robots in his laboratory at an ... See full summary »

Writers: Jan Michael Sherman, Don Buday | Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley

50. Under Fire (1983)

R | 128 min | Drama, War

7.1
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Three journalists in a romantic triangle are involved in political intrigue during the last days of the corrupt Somozoa regime in Nicaragua before it falls to a popular revolution in 1979.

Writers: Clayton Frohman, Ron Shelton | Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Nick Nolte, Ed Harris, Gene Hackman, Joanna Cassidy