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1. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy

7.9
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61 Metascore

A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones

Votes: 243,060 | Gross: $70.14M

2. Sixteen Candles (1984)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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61 Metascore

A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling

Votes: 73,676 | Gross: $20.50M

3. Groundhog Day (1993)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

8.1
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72 Metascore

A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 435,662 | Gross: $70.91M

4. The Untouchables (1987)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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79 Metascore

Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith

Votes: 218,443 | Gross: $76.27M

5. Weird Science (1985)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.6
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46 Metascore

Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

Votes: 59,756 | Gross: $16.30M

6. Risky Business (1983)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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75 Metascore

A Chicago teenager is looking for fun at home while his parents are away, but the situation quickly gets out of hand.

Director: Paul Brickman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano, Richard Masur

Votes: 60,442 | Gross: $63.50M

7. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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72 Metascore

A recently widowed man's son calls a radio talk-show in an attempt to find his father a partner.

Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Ross Malinger, Rita Wilson

Votes: 122,091 | Gross: $126.67M

8. Child's Play (1988)

R | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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A single mother gives her son a much sought after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.

Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, Brad Dourif

Votes: 61,847 | Gross: $33.24M

9. Uncle Buck (1989)

PG | 100 min | Comedy

7.0
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51 Metascore

Bachelor and all round slob, Buck, babysits his brother's rebellious teenage daughter and her cute younger brother and sister.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann

Votes: 63,012 | Gross: $66.76M

10. While You Were Sleeping (1995)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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67 Metascore

A ticket-collecting romantic pretends to be engaged to an unconscious man but can't fool his brother.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyle

Votes: 71,194 | Gross: $81.06M

11. Midnight Run (1988)

R | 126 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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78 Metascore

An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia after jumping bail.

Director: Martin Brest | Stars: Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Yaphet Kotto, John Ashton

Votes: 53,891 | Gross: $38.41M

12. Next of Kin (1989)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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Truman, a Chicago cop, sets out to find the killer of his brother. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Liam Neeson, Adam Baldwin, Helen Hunt

Votes: 6,972 | Gross: $15.94M

13. Above the Law (1988)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

5.9
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A former Special Operations Vietnam vet works as a Chicago cop and uncovers CIA wrongdoing.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Steven Seagal, Pam Grier, Henry Silva, Ron Dean

Votes: 22,280 | Gross: $18.87M

14. U.S. Marshals (1998)

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

6.5
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47 Metascore

US Marshal Samuel Gerard (Jones) and his team of Marshals are assigned to track down Sheridan (Snipes), who has been accused of a double-murder.

Director: Stuart Baird | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Wesley Snipes, Robert Downey Jr., Joe Pantoliano

Votes: 77,597 | Gross: $57.82M

15. The Color of Money (1986)

R | 119 min | Drama, Sport

7.0
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Fast Eddie Felson teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver

Votes: 57,685 | Gross: $52.29M

16. Nothing in Common (1986)

PG | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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62 Metascore

A successful ad man (Hanks) must juggle his ever-demanding career while his parents' marriage breaks up.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Tom Hanks, Jackie Gleason, Eva Marie Saint, Hector Elizondo

Votes: 4,955 | Gross: $32.32M

17. The Jackal (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.3
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36 Metascore

An imprisoned IRA fighter is freed to help stop a brutal, seemingly "faceless" assassin from completing his next job.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora

Votes: 88,054 | Gross: $54.91M

18. 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.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Belushi, Peter Boyle, Ed O'Ross

Votes: 49,755 | Gross: $34.99M

19. Curly Sue (1991)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.7
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A homeless man and his young companion who survive by conning people meet a woman who may need them even more than they need her.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: James Belushi, Kelly Lynch, Alisan Porter, John Getz

Votes: 16,719 | Gross: $33.69M

20. Class (1983)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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A young boy in private school spends one crazy night out, but soon realizes the woman he hooked up with is not who he expected.

Director: Lewis John Carlino | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Cliff Robertson

Votes: 7,416

21. Bad Boys (1983)

R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Chicago crime kid Mick O'Brien is sent to reform school after accidentally killing Paco Moreno's kid brother.

Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: Sean Penn, Reni Santoni, Jim Moody, Eric Gurry

Votes: 10,802 | Gross: $9.20M

22. Poltergeist III (1988)

PG-13 | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

4.5
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Carol Anne is staying with her aunt in a highrise building, and the supernatural forces that have haunted her previously follow her there.

Director: Gary Sherman | Stars: Heather O'Rourke, Tom Skerritt, Nancy Allen, Zelda Rubinstein

Votes: 13,155 | Gross: $14.11M

23. She's Having a Baby (1988)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Jake and Kristy Briggs are newlyweds. Being young, they are perhaps a bit unprepared for the full reality of marriage and all that it (and their parents) expect from them. Do they want ... See full summary »

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth McGovern, Alec Baldwin, James Ray

Votes: 9,147 | Gross: $16.03M

24. Running Scared (1986)

R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, Steven Bauer, Darlanne Fluegel

Votes: 8,654 | Gross: $38.50M

25. Raw Deal (1986)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.5
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A former FBI agent turned small-town sheriff agrees to help the FBI chief infiltrate the Chicago mafia when the FBI chief's son is killed by them.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kathryn Harrold, Sam Wanamaker, Paul Shenar

Votes: 22,909 | Gross: $16.21M

26. Code of Silence (1985)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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A Chicago cop is caught in a middle of a gang war while his own comrades shun him because he wants to take an irresponsible cop down.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Chuck Norris, Henry Silva, Bert Remsen, Mike Genovese

Votes: 4,800

27. Vice Versa (1988)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.7
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During an argument, a divorced executive and his 11 year old son casually touch a magical Tibetan skull, releasing a mysterious power that transfers the father's mind to the body of the son and vice versa. Their problems have just begun.

Director: Brian Gilbert | Stars: Judge Reinhold, Fred Savage, Corinne Bohrer, Swoosie Kurtz

Votes: 7,147 | Gross: $13.66M

28. The Package (1989)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Experienced Green Beret sergeant Johnny Gallagher is escorting a prisoner, Airborne Ranger Thomas Boyette, back to the US, but Boyette escapes and Gallagher must risk life and limb to catch him.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Gene Hackman, Tommy Lee Jones, Joanna Cassidy, John Heard

Votes: 6,428 | Gross: $10.65M

29. Betrayed (1988)

R | 127 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.3
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An FBI agent posing as a combine driver becomes romantically involved with a Midwest farmer who lives a double life as a white supremacist.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Debra Winger, Tom Berenger, John Heard, Betsy Blair

Votes: 4,282 | Gross: $25.82M

30. Light of Day (1987)

PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Music

5.4
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The siblings Patty and Joe Rasnick live in an industrial suburb in Cleveland, Ohio. While Patty is focused on their rock band, The Barbusters, Joe also cares for the family and the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Gena Rowlands, Joan Jett, Michael McKean

Votes: 1,952 | Gross: $10.49M

31. Four Friends (1981)

R | 114 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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This story of four working-class kids in a small industrial town--who go their separate ways after high school in the innocence of 1961 and come together again at the end of the turbulent ... See full summary »

Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Craig Wasson, Jodi Thelen, Michael Huddleston, Jim Metzler

Votes: 1,404

32. A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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A charming womanizer has to find a way to get $80 to elope to Hawaii with his one true love, or else go to his father's chosen business school.

Director: William Richert | Stars: River Phoenix, Ann Magnuson, Meredith Salenger, Ione Skye

Votes: 2,014 | Gross: $6.26M

33. I Love Trouble (1994)

PG | 123 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

5.2
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Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson are two competing Chicago newspaper reporters who join forces to unravel the mystery behind a train derailment.

Director: Charles Shyer | Stars: Nick Nolte, Julia Roberts, Saul Rubinek, James Rebhorn

Votes: 9,646 | Gross: $30.81M

34. The Big Town (1987)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.9
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It is 1957. J.C. Cullen is a young man from a small town, with a talent for winning at craps, who leaves for the big city to work as a professional gambler. While there, he breaks the bank ... See full summary »

Directors: Ben Bolt, Harold Becker | Stars: Matt Dillon, Diane Lane, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Dern

Votes: 1,393 | Gross: $1.73M

35. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Add a Plot

Stars: Edward Herrmann, Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson

Votes: 118

36. Music Box (1989)

PG-13 | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jessica Lange, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Frederic Forrest, Donald Moffat

Votes: 5,077 | Gross: $6.26M

37. Men Don't Leave (1990)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

6.7
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A mother of two sons finds life considerably difficult on her own after the death of her beloved husband. Due to debt she must move them to Baltimore, and deal with the hardships and all ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Brickman | Stars: Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Arliss Howard, Joan Cusack

Votes: 1,971 | Gross: $6.07M

38. Opportunity Knocks (1990)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy

6.0
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Eddie and Lou are a couple of two-bit con men on the lam from a loan shark. They hide out in someone's house and they hear on the answering machine that (A) the owner of the house is out of... See full summary »

Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Dana Carvey, Robert Loggia, Todd Graff, Julia Campbell

Votes: 2,263 | Gross: $11.36M

39. V.I. Warshawski (1991)

R | 89 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.8
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A female PI babysitting for a boyfriend gets stuck with his daughter and the case of her murdered father.

Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Jay O. Sanders, Charles Durning, Angela Goethals

Votes: 3,927 | Gross: $11.13M

40. Windy City (1984)

R | 103 min | Drama

6.5
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The lives of a group of young Chicago men, as seen through the eyes of one of them, a writer.

Director: Armyan Bernstein | Stars: John Shea, Kate Capshaw, Josh Mostel, Jim Borrelli

Votes: 193

41. The Naked Face (1984)

R | 105 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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Chicago psychiatrist Judd Stevens (Roger Moore) is suspected of murdering one of his patients when the man turns up stabbed to death in the middle of the city. After repeated attempts to ... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Forbes | Stars: Roger Moore, Rod Steiger, Elliott Gould, Art Carney

Votes: 712

42. Big Shots (1987)

PG-13 | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.6
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Following the death of his father, suburbanite Obie runs away from home and winds up on Chicago's South Side. After being mugged, he befriends con artist Scam. The two then embark on a Down... See full summary »

Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Ricky Busker, Darius McCrary, Robert Joy, Robert Prosky

Votes: 612 | Gross: $3.39M

43. Let's Get Harry (1986)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure

5.2
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When Harry Burck (Harmon), an American engineer on loan to Colombia, is taken hostage and held for ransom, his brother Corey (Schoeffling) and friend Jack (Busey) are among a group of men, ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Michael Schoeffling, Thomas F. Wilson, Fidel Abrego, Jere Burns

Votes: 925 | Gross: $0.14M

44. The Dollmaker (1984 TV Movie)

142 min | Drama

7.9
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Jane Fonda gives an Emmy-winning performance as Gertie Nevels, a pioneer woman and the mother of five from the Kentucky hills who is forced to uproot her children to follow her husband ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Jane Fonda, Levon Helm, Amanda Plummer, Susan Kingsley

Votes: 550

45. Touch and Go (1986)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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An ice hockey star is accosted by a youth gang who attempt to rob him; after he chases them off he catches the youngest member and gives him a ride home, where he meets the boy's mother. A ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Michael Keaton, Maria Conchita Alonso, Ajay Naidu, John Reilly

Votes: 641 | Gross: $1.30M

46. Rent-a-Cop (1987)

R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.3
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When call-girl Della gets caught in the middle of a drug bust at a hotel where she was meeting a trick, she is held hostage by a robber that busted in on the drug agents and the drug ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Liza Minnelli, James Remar, Richard Masur

Votes: 1,243 | Gross: $0.30M

47. Pointman (1995– )

Action

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Connie Harper is living the good life as the owner of Spanish Pete's, a beach resort. Occasionally his services as bodyguard are called upon by people who have nowhere else to turn.

Stars: Jack Scalia, Ren Trella, Sandra Thigpen, Jaime Cardriche

Votes: 82

48. The Toughest Man in the World (1984 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

5.2
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Mr. T's first starring made-for-TV movie role has him playing a tough and scowling, but softhearted, nightclub bouncer who finds himself involved with a bunch of kids after being conned into taking over a youth center.

Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Mr. T, Dennis Dugan, John P. Navin Jr., Peggy Pope

Votes: 217

49. Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy (1982 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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Based on the autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy who spent 54 months in prison following the Watergate scandal.

Director: Robert Lieberman | Stars: Robert Conrad, Katherine Cannon, Gary Bayer, Peter Ratray

Votes: 85

50. Skokie (1981 TV Movie)

125 min | Drama

7.3
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A dramatization of the controversial trial concerning the right for Neo-Nazis to march in the predominately Jewish community of Skokie.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Danny Kaye, John Rubinstein, Carl Reiner, Kim Hunter

Votes: 261