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1. Absolutely Anything (2015)

Comedy, Sci-Fi | Post-production

A teacher experiences a series of mishaps after discovering he has magical powers.

Writers: Gavin Scott, Terry Jones | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Robin Williams, Kate Beckinsale, Simon Pegg, Terry Gilliam

2. Man of Steel (2013)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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55 Metascore

A young itinerant worker is forced to confront his secret extrastellar origin when Earth is invaded by members of his own race.

Writers: David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan, Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster | Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane

3. Spider-Man (2002)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure

7.3
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73 Metascore

When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.

Writers: Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, David Koepp | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe, James Franco

4. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure

6.2
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59 Metascore

A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.

Writers: Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi, Alvin Sargent, Stan Lee, Steve Ditko | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church

5. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

6. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure

7.4
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83 Metascore

Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.

Writers: Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, Michael Chabon, Alvin Sargent | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, James Franco

7. Daredevil (2003)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

5.4
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42 Metascore

A man blinded by toxic waste which also enhanced his remaining senses fights crime as an acrobatic martial arts superhero.

Writer: Mark Steven Johnson | Director: Mark Steven Johnson | Stars: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Colin Farrell, Michael Clarke Duncan

8. Brazil (1985)

R | 132 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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88 Metascore

A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.

Writers: Terry Gilliam, Tom Stoppard, Charles McKeown | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

9. Highlander (1986)

R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.2
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24 Metascore

An immortal Scottish swordsman must confront the last of his immortal opponent, a murderously brutal barbarian who lusts for the fabled "Prize".

Writers: Gregory Widen, Peter Bellwood, Larry Ferguson | Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Roxanne Hart

10. The Man in the Iron Mask (I) (1998)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure

6.4
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48 Metascore

The cruel King Louis XIV of France has a secret twin brother who he keeps imprisoned. Can the twin be substituted for the real king?

Writers: Alexandre Dumas père, Randall Wallace | Director: Randall Wallace | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, Gérard Depardieu

11. The Dark Crystal (1982)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

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On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.

Writers: David Odell, Jim Henson | Directors: Jim Henson, Frank Oz | Stars: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz

12. Frankenstein (1994)

R | 123 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

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When Victor Frankenstein rejects the artificial man he just created, the monster escapes and later swears revenge.

Writers: Mary Shelley, Steph Lady, Frank Darabont | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Robert De Niro, Kenneth Branagh, Helena Bonham Carter, Tom Hulce

13. The Warrior's Way (2010)

R | 100 min | Action, Fantasy, Western

6.3
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45 Metascore

A warrior-assassin is forced to hide in a small town in the American Badlands after refusing a mission.

Writer: Sngmoo Lee | Director: Sngmoo Lee | Stars: Dong-gun Jang, Kate Bosworth, Geoffrey Rush, Danny Huston

14. Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

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74 Metascore

Rich and bored aristocrats in Rococo France play high-stakes games of passion and betrayal.

Writers: Christopher Hampton, Choderlos de Laclos | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Swoosie Kurtz

15. Time Bandits (1981)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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A young boy accidentally joins a band of dwarves as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal.

Writers: Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam | Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, John Cleese, Katherine Helmond

16. The Last Emperor (1987)

PG-13 | 163 min | Biography, Drama, History

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76 Metascore

The story of the final Emperor of China.

Writers: Mark Peploe, Bernardo Bertolucci, Enzo Ungari | Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Ruocheng Ying

17. The Little Vampire (2000)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.7
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45 Metascore

A lonely boy becomes best friends with a vampire.

Writers: Angela Sommer-Bodenburg, Karey Kirkpatrick, Larry Wilson | Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Jonathan Lipnicki, Rollo Weeks, Richard E. Grant, Jim Carter

18. The Meaning of Life (1983)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Musical

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The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.

Writers: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin | Directors: Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones

19. The Mists of Avalon (2001 TV Movie)

Unrated | 183 min | Drama, Fantasy

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Based on the bestseller by Marion Zimmer Bradley It tells the story of the women behind King Arthur; including his mother, Igraine; his half-sister, Morgaine; his aunt Viviane, the Lady of ... See full summary »

Writers: Marion Zimmer Bradley, Gavin Scott | Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Julianna Margulies, Joan Allen, Samantha Mathis

20. Wuthering Heights (1992)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A man becomes obsessed with vengeance when his soul mate marries another man.

Writers: Emily Brontë, Anne Devlin | Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Ralph Fiennes, Janet McTeer, Sophie Ward

21. Little Buddha (1993)

PG | 123 min | Drama

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Lama Norbu comes to Seattle in search of the reincarnation of his dead teacher, Lama Dorje. His search leads him to young Jesse Conrad, Raju, a waif from Kathmandu, and an upper class ... See full summary »

Writers: Bernardo Bertolucci, Rudy Wurlitzer, Mark Peploe | Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Bridget Fonda, Ruocheng Ying, Chris Isaak

22. Restoration (1995)

R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, History

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An aspiring young physician, Robert Merivel found himself in the service of King Charles II and saves the life of a spaniel dear to the King. Merivel joins the King's court and lives the ... See full summary »

Writers: Rose Tremain, Rupert Walters | Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Sam Neill, David Thewlis, Polly Walker

23. Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)

PG | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

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Mole's underground home is bought by the Weasels from wealthy landowner Mr. Toad and Mole is thrown out. He and Rat start to fight to get his home back from evil Weasels.

Writers: Terry Jones, Kenneth Grahame | Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Steve Coogan, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Antony Sher

24. Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973–1978)

30 min | Comedy

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Frank Spencer is more than just a complete klutz. Everything he touches falls apart, and he can't keep a job for more than a day. The only thing that keeps him going is his long-suffering ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Crawford, Michele Dotrice, Jessica Forte, Jane Hylton

25. Water (1985)

PG-13 | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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A British diplomat to a West Indian island nation finds his idyllic existence thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there.

Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Bill Persky | Director: Dick Clement | Stars: Michael Caine, Valerie Perrine, Brenda Vaccaro, Leonard Rossiter

26. The Sheltering Sky (1990)

R | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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The American artist couple Port and Kit Moresby travel aimlessly through Africa, searching for new experiences that could give sense to their relationship. But the flight to distant regions only leads both deeper into despair.

Writers: Paul Bowles, Mark Peploe, Bernardo Bertolucci | Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott, Jill Bennett

27. Biggles: Adventures in Time (1986)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

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One minute the New Yorker advertising expert Jim Ferguson is at a business party -- the next he finds himself way back in 1917 in a plane fight during World War I. Mr. Raymond explains to ... See full summary »

Writers: W.E. Johns, John Groves, Kent Walwin | Director: John Hough | Stars: Neil Dickson, Alex Hyde-White, Fiona Hutchison, Peter Cushing

28. Bullshot Crummond (1983)

PG | 85 min | Action, Comedy

6.3
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The dashing Captain Hugh "Bullshot" Crummond - WWI ace fighter pilot, Olympic athlete, racing driver, part-time sleuth and all round spiffing chap - must save the world from the dastardly ... See full summary »

Writers: Ronald E. House, Diz White, Alan Shearman | Director: Dick Clement | Stars: Alan Shearman, Diz White, Ronald E. House, Frances Tomelty

29. Maddigan's Quest (2005– )

Adventure, Fantasy

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After the Great Chaos in the time of the Remaking a Travelling Fantasia are set on a Quest to save their home from ruin and their future from evil. They are joined in their quest by two ... See full summary »

Stars: Rose McIver, Jordan Metcalfe, Zac Fox, Olivia Tennet

30. Sir Henry at Rawlinson End (1980)

71 min | Comedy

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The very eccentric English peer Sir Henry Rawlinson attempts, with the help of his mad family & servants, to exorcise the ghost of his brother Humbert.

Writers: Vivian Stanshall, Steve Roberts | Director: Steve Roberts | Stars: Trevor Howard, Patrick Magee, Denise Coffey, J.G. Devlin

32. The 61st Annual Academy Awards (1989 TV Special)

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Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: James Acheson, Harry Andrews, Anne Archer, Army Archerd

34. Full House (1972–1973)

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Stars: Joe Melia, John Bird, James Garbutt, Roddy Maude-Roxby

35. Adventures in Space and Time (1999 TV Special)

40 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Michael Wadding | Stars: Verity Lambert, James Acheson, Colin Baker, Tom Baker

36. Making the Amazing (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 127 min | Documentary

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A comprehensive 12-part documentary on the making of "Spider-Man 2," covering everything from pre-production to premiere. Available on Disc 2 of the "Spider-Man 2" Special Edition DVD.

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: James Acheson, Avi Arad, Lydia Bottegoni, Dan Bradley

37. The Prince and the Pauper (1976– )

30 min | Drama

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Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, June Brown, Martin Friend, Ronald Lacey

38. Beyond Hell's Kitchen: Making 'Daredevil' (2003 Video)

59 min | Documentary

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Stars: James Acheson, Ben Affleck, Avi Arad, Paul Ben-Victor

39. Le nozze di Figaro (1991 TV Movie)

181 min

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Writers: Lorenzo da Ponte, Beaumarchais | Director: Brian Large | Stars: Ruggero Raimondi, Cheryl Studer, Marie McLaughlin, Lucio Gallo

40. 8 Arms to Hold You (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 22 min | Documentary, Short

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An "Ock-umentary" exploring the character of Doc Ock and the way he as well as his tentacles were brought to life on the silver screen.

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: James Acheson, Avi Arad, Grant Curtis, John Dykstra

41. The Making of 'The Last Emperor' (2008 Video)

Documentary

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Stars: James Acheson, Gabriella Cristiani, Gianni Silvestri, Vittorio Storaro

42. Carnival of Monsters (1999 TV Special)

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Director: Michael Wadding | Stars: Fenella Fielding, Tom Baker, Colin Baker, Anneke Wills

43. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode Four (1973)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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The Doctor escapes from the Scope and joins forces with Vorg to try and save its inhabitants but Kalik is still determined to use the Drashigs to start a rebellion.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

44. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode One (1973)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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The Doctor attempts to test his new dematerialisation circuit by taking Jo to Metebelis Three but instead the TARDIS arrives in the hold of a 1920s cargo ship.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

45. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode Three (1973)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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The Doctor and Jo return to the Bernice to try and aid their escape but find themselves pursued by the Drashigs.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

46. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode Two (1973)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

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The Doctor and Jo attempt to find a way out of the Scope but, when Vorg attempts to entertain the Minorans, the crew of the Bernice suddenly become a lot more dangerous.

Creator: Sydney Newman | Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

47. The Prince and the Pauper (1976– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1976)

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Writers: Richard Harris, Mark Twain | Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, June Brown, Martin Herdman, Ronald Herdman

48. The Prince and the Pauper (1976– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1976)

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Writers: Richard Harris, Mark Twain | Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, June Brown, Ronald Herdman, Martin Friend

49. The Prince and the Pauper (1976– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1976)

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Writers: Richard Harris, Mark Twain | Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Barry Stokes, Ronald Herdman, Martin Friend

50. The Prince and the Pauper (1976– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (1976)

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Writers: Richard Harris, Mark Twain | Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Barry Stokes, June Brown, Ronald Herdman