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1. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)

PG-13 | 178 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.9
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92 Metascore

A meek hobbit of the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to Mount Doom to destroy the One Ring and the dark lord Sauron.

Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean

2. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

PG-13 | 201 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.9
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94 Metascore

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.

Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

3. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

PG-13 | 179 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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88 Metascore

While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.

Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair, Peter Jackson | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom

4. Avatar (2009)

PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.9
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83 Metascore

A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

Writer: James Cameron | Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

5. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Fantasy

8.1
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58 Metascore

A reluctant hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home - and the gold within it - from the dragon Smaug.

Writers: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Guillermo del Toro, J.R.R. Tolkien | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis

6. King Kong (2005)

PG-13 | 187 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.

Writers: Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson, Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann

7. Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

8.7
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Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and explicit sex. This is Spartacus.

Creator: Steven S. DeKnight | Stars: Andy Whitfield, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett, Daniel Feuerriegel

8. Black Sheep (2006)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Horror

5.8
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62 Metascore

An experiment in genetic engineering turns harmless sheep into blood-thirsty killers that terrorize a sprawling New Zealand farm.

Writer: Jonathan King | Director: Jonathan King | Stars: Oliver Driver, Nathan Meister, Tammy Davis, Peter Feeney

9. The Water Horse (2007)

PG | 112 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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71 Metascore

A lonely boy discovers a mysterious egg that hatches a sea creature of Scottish legend.

Writers: Robert Nelson Jacobs, Dick King-Smith | Director: Jay Russell | Stars: Emily Watson, David Morrissey, Alex Etel, Bruce Allpress

10. Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010–2013)
Episode: The Red Serpent (2010)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

7.8
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In its war on the Greek peninsula, the Romans convince the Thracians to join them in defeating the Getae, who have been raiding Thracian villages for generations. The Thracians are fierce ... See full summary »

Creator: Steven S. DeKnight | Director: Rick Jacobson | Stars: Andy Whitfield, John Hannah, Manu Bennett, Erin Cummings

11. Under the Mountain (2009)

PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

4.9
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Teenage twins battle dark forces hidden beneath Auckland's volcanoes.

Writers: Maurice Gee, Matthew Grainger, Jonathan King | Director: Jonathan King | Stars: Tom Cameron, Sophie McBride, Oliver Driver, Leon Wadham

12. Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010–2013)
Episode: Sacramentum Gladiatorum (2010)

TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

8.0
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Now the property of Quintus Batiatus, Spartacus finds himself at Batiatus' gladiatorial combat school. He is anything but cooperative and refuses to do as he is told leading to frequent ... See full summary »

Creator: Steven S. DeKnight | Director: Rick Jacobson | Stars: Andy Whitfield, John Hannah, Peter Mensah, Manu Bennett

13. Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010–2013)
Episode: Legends (2010)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

8.2
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Spartacus continues to train in Batiatus' gladiatorial combat school. His tempestuous co-operation given in exchange for Batiatus' promise to search for Sura. Meanwhile Batiatus' money ... See full summary »

Creator: Steven S. DeKnight | Director: Grady Hall | Stars: Andy Whitfield, John Hannah, Peter Mensah, Manu Bennett

14. Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010–2013)
Episode: The Thing in the Pit (2010)

TV-MA | 49 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

8.5
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After being defeated by Crixus in the arena, Spartacus is sent to the underworld to fight for Batiatus, who now is plagued by debts. There, in a place called "The Pits", the men are no ... See full summary »

Creator: Steven S. DeKnight | Director: Jesse Warn | Stars: Andy Whitfield, John Hannah, Peter Mensah, Manu Bennett

15. Aftershock (2008 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

6.4
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Writer: Graeme Tetley | Directors: Brendan Donovan, Thomas Robins | Stars: Adam Armstrong, Monique Bree, Chris Brougham, Hamish Brown

16. Choice Night (2010)

16 min | Short, Drama

7.1
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Fifteen year-old James has everything before him. The catch? He has to choose between the two things he wants the most: love or mates.

Writer: Paul Stanley Ward | Director: Christopher Dudman | Stars: Aaron McGregor, Pearl McGlashan, Louis Sutherland, Corrie Brink

17. The Lost Children (2006–2007)

Adventure, Drama

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Ethan and his sister Amy are travelling by ship from England with their mother Charlotte, to join their father, who has gone ahead of them to establish the family farm. A storm hits, their ... See full summary »

Creators: John Gilbert, Mike Smith | Stars: Grant Roa, Hudson Mills, Beatrice Joblin, Rhys Castle-Hughes

18. Hawaikii (2006)

11 min | Short, Drama

5.8
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Writer: Tere Harrison | Director: Mike Jonathan | Stars: Orewa Wilson Lawrence, Lucy Cook, Marama Emery, Te Kohe Tuhaka

19. Night Storm (2012)

12 min | Short, Drama

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A struggling boxer, Jim, wakes one morning, hung over, locked in his car, abandoned on a desolate beach. When Jim cannot break free of his physical prison he escapes within. Through a ... See full summary »

Writers: Gareth Dowdell, Brendan Heffernan | Director: Brendan Heffernan | Stars: Jamie Irvine, Virginie Le Brun, Gentiane Lupi, James Trevena-Brown

20. The Lost Children (2006–2007)
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2006)

Adventure, Drama

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Creators: Mike Smith, John Gilbert | Director: Mike Smith | Stars: Hudson Mills, Beatrice Joblin, Rhys Castle-Hughes, Mikaela Devitt

21. The Lost Children (2006–2007)
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2006)

Adventure, Drama

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Creators: Mike Smith, John Gilbert | Director: Mike Smith | Stars: Hudson Mills, Beatrice Joblin, Rhys Castle-Hughes, Mikaela Devitt