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1. Law & Order (1990–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.

Creator: Dick Wolf | Stars: Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina, S. Epatha Merkerson

Votes: 24,906

2. Point Break (1991)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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58 Metascore

An FBI agent goes undercover to catch a gang of surfers who may be bank robbers.

Writers: Rick King, W. Peter Iliff | Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Lori Petty

Votes: 111,669

3. Tombstone (1993)

R | 130 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.8
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A successful lawman's plans to retire anonymously in Tombstone, Arizona, are disrupted by the kind of outlaws he was famous for eliminating.

Writer: Kevin Jarre | Directors: George P. Cosmatos, Kevin Jarre | Stars: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton

Votes: 94,287

4. Soul Surfer (2011)

PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.1
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53 Metascore

Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack.

Writers: Sean McNamara, Deborah Schwartz, Douglas Schwartz, Michael Berk, Matt Allen, Caleb Wilson, Brad Gann, Bethany Hamilton, Sheryl Berk, Rick Bundschuh | Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Carrie Underwood

Votes: 35,101

5. Children of the Corn (1984)

R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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A young couple is trapped in a remote town where a dangerous religious cult of children believe everyone over the age of 18 must be killed.

Writers: Stephen King, George Goldsmith | Director: Fritz Kiersch | Stars: Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, R.G. Armstrong, John Franklin

Votes: 34,363

6. The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.3
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When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies.

Writers: Rudy Ricci, John A. Russo, Russell Streiner, Dan O'Bannon | Director: Dan O'Bannon | Stars: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews

Votes: 39,356

7. Blue Crush (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.6
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61 Metascore

As a hard-core surfer girl prepares for a big competition, she finds herself falling for a football player.

Writers: Susan Orlean, Lizzy Weiss, John Stockwell | Director: John Stockwell | Stars: Kate Bosworth, Michelle Rodriguez, Matthew Davis, Sanoe Lake

Votes: 25,919

8. The Young Riders (1989–1992)

60 min | Romance, Western

7.9
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The adventures of the riders of the Pony Express.

Creator: Ed Spielman | Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Josh Brolin, Ty Miller, Gregg Rainwater

Votes: 1,024

9. Ride (I) (2014)

R | 93 min | Comedy

5.7
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48 Metascore

A mother travels cross-country to California to be with her son after he decides to drop out of school and become a surfer.

Writer: Helen Hunt | Director: Helen Hunt | Stars: Helen Hunt, Brenton Thwaites, Luke Wilson, Robert Knepper

Votes: 2,463

10. Wiseguy (1987–1990)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Vinnie Terranova does time in a New Jersey penitentiary to set up his undercover role as an agent for the OCB (Organized Crime Bureau) of the United States. His roots in a traditional ... See full summary »

Creators: Stephen J. Cannell, Frank Lupo | Stars: Jonathan Banks, Jim Byrnes, Ken Wahl, Dwight Koss

Votes: 1,342

11. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)

PG-13 | 30 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

7.5
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Truly amazing, and sometimes odd, stories are narrated. Many famous actors and actresses made guest appearances.

Creators: Steven Spielberg, Joshua Brand, John Falsey | Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo, Sharon Spelman

Votes: 3,531

12. North Shore (1987)

PG | 96 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Before entering art school, Rick Kane sets out to surf the big wave season on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii, after winning a surfing contest in an Arizona wave pool by his home. Once in ... See full summary »

Writers: William Phelps, Randal Kleiser, Tim McCanlies | Director: William Phelps | Stars: Matt Adler, Nia Peeples, Gregory Harrison, John Philbin

Votes: 1,767

13. Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)

R | 97 min | Drama

5.1
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Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study oceanography. ... See full summary »

Writer: Ken Hixon | Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, C. Thomas Howell, Patrick Swayze, Troy Donahue

Votes: 1,287

14. Girl (1998)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.9
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A straight-A teen explores Portland's rock scene.

Writers: Blake Nelson, David E. Tolchinsky | Director: Jonathan Kahn | Stars: Dominique Swain, Sean Patrick Flanery, Summer Phoenix, Tara Reid

Votes: 2,344

15. ATF (1999 TV Movie)

88 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.5
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In the wake of the tragic events at Waco, Texas where an armed conflict with armed militiamen broke out, agents of the federal government's Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) carry out a ... See full summary »

Writers: Patricia Cornwell, Michelle Ashford | Director: Dean Parisot | Stars: Kathy Baker, Amy Brenneman, Vincent Angell, Michael O'Neill

Votes: 205

16. Fail Safe (2000 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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Cold War tensions climb to a fever pitch when a U.S. bomber is accidentally ordered to drop a nuclear warhead on Moscow.

Writers: Eugene Burdick, Harvey Wheeler, Walter Bernstein | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Walter Cronkite, Richard Dreyfuss, Noah Wyle, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 4,898

17. The New Kids (1985)

R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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A brother and sister arrive in a small town to help their relatives run an amusement park, and they find the town is terrorized by a local street gang.

Writers: Stephen Gyllenhaal, Brian Taggert | Director: Sean S. Cunningham | Stars: Shannon Presby, Lori Loughlin, James Spader, John Philbin

Votes: 1,573

18. The Perfect House (2013)

84 min | Horror

4.2
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A young couple's dream home turns into a house of horrors when the disturbing, violent acts of three generations of doomed families is reawakened for them to witness.

Writer: Kris Hulbert | Directors: Kris Hulbert, Randy Kent | Stars: Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, John Philbin, Dustin Stevens

Votes: 427

19. The Boost (1988)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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Lenny Brown moves to California to find his fortune in tax shelter investments. When the federal government changes the tax laws, poor Lenny finds himself $700,000 in hock with nowhere to ... See full summary »

Writers: Ben Stein, Darryl Ponicsan | Director: Harold Becker | Stars: James Woods, Sean Young, John Kapelos, Steven Hill

Votes: 1,501

20. Perfect Fit (2001)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Thriller

5.0
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An aimless young man turns to murder in order to satisfy the desires of his new girlfriend, a narcissistic blue jean fetishist.

Writers: Anson Downes, Linda Favila | Director: Donald P. Borchers | Stars: Alexander Polinsky, Maria Ford, Renée Humphrey, David Grieco

Votes: 155

21. Undateable John

90 min | Comedy | Post-production

A slacker surf instructor, who's on and off the wagon, gets his life together when he falls for a beautiful but troubled young woman he meets in Alcoholics Anonymous. A Romantic Comedy.

Writer: Cynthia Posner | Director: Demian Lichtenstein | Stars: Daryl Hannah, Shannen Doherty, Estella Warren, Meredith Baxter

22. Tequila and Bonetti (1992– )

60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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Nick Bonetti is a cop from New York who accidentally shot a boy. His department felt that it would be best that he leave New York until all the excitement dies down. So he is sent to ... See full summary »

Creator: Donald P. Bellisario | Stars: Brad Sanders, Jack Scalia, Terry Funk, Mariska Hargitay

Votes: 211

23. Shy People (1987)

R | 118 min | Drama

7.0
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New York journalist visits her distant cousin for the first time to write an article about her hard life in the bayous of Louisiana. Journalist's wild drug addicted daughter just adds to tensions between two families' cultures.

Writers: Andrey Konchalovskiy, Gérard Brach, Marjorie David | Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: Jill Clayburgh, Barbara Hershey, Martha Plimpton, Merritt Butrick

Votes: 855

24. Under Cover (1987)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.9
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A cop goes undercover in a South Carolina high school. With the help of a local narcotics officer, he investigates the drug ring responsible for another cop's death.

Writers: Scott Fields, John Stockwell | Director: John Stockwell | Stars: David Neidorf, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Barry Corbin, David Harris

Votes: 259

25. The Crew (1994)

R | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

4.1
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Reluctantly Bill agrees to spend a weekend on his brother-in-law's boat in the Bahamas. But he and his wife are not the only invited passengers, and instead of a few relaxing days at sea ... See full summary »

Writers: Carl Colpaert, Lance Smith | Director: Carl Colpaert | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Donal Logue, Jeremy Sisto, Pamela Gidley

Votes: 442

26. Martians Go Home (1989)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

2.8
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Song writer Mark Devereaux accidentally calls millions of green Martians to invade Earth. No they aren't dangerous, just wise-cracking, intrusive, pain in neck, annoyances. No one can ... See full summary »

Writers: Fredric Brown, Charles S. Haas | Director: David Odell | Stars: Randy Quaid, Margaret Colin, Anita Morris, John Philbin

Votes: 590

27. Dillinger (1991 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Biography, Crime

6.6
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Writer: Paul F. Edwards | Director: Rupert Wainwright | Stars: Mark Harmon, Sherilyn Fenn, Will Patton, Bruce Abbott

Votes: 377

28. Women of Valor (1986 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama, War

5.9
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Story of a group of U.S. Army nurses in the Philippines during World War II who are captured and imprisoned by Japanese troops during the invasion of the Philippines.

Writer: Jonas McCord | Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Kristy McNichol, Alberta Watson, Valerie Mahaffey

Votes: 216

29. Black Widow Murders: The Blanche Taylor Moore Story (1993 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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A woman marries her boyfriend on his deathbed for his money so she can move on to the next guy. When he turns up mysteriously ill the police step in and investigate the strange circumstances.

Writers: Jim Schutze, Judith Paige Mitchell | Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, David Clennon, John M. Jackson, Grace Zabriskie

Votes: 187

30. Moonbase (1997)

R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi

3.6
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The most dangerous criminals in the universe escape from the Off-World Penitentiary and stow away to the quiet Moonbase Waste Disposal Plant. Hidden beneath the lunar surface lies an ... See full summary »

Writers: Brian DiMuccio, Dino Vindeni, Paolo Mazzucato | Director: Paolo Mazzucato | Stars: Scott Plank, Jocelyn Seagrave, Robert O'Reilly, Kurt Fuller

Votes: 243

31. Not My Kid (1985 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

6.2
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A teenaged drug addict is sent to Dr. Royce's controversial drug intervention program where the addicts in the program confront each other in supervised group meetings. Also, in evening ... See full summary »

Writers: Christopher Knopf, Beth Polson | Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: George Segal, Stockard Channing, Andrew Robinson, Gary Bayer

Votes: 156

32. Resting Place (1986 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

6.6
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The mysterious death of an army officer comes under investigation by Major Kendall Laird as the young soldier's parents seek an honorable burial place, out of respect for their son. The ... See full summary »

Writer: Walter Halsey Davis | Director: John Korty | Stars: John Lithgow, Richard Bradford, Morgan Freeman, G.D. Spradlin

Votes: 301

33. The Edge (1989 TV Movie)

Drama

6.9
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A three-part anthology suspense program in which men and women face life's ultimate danger zone. Each episode is introduced by a mysterious figure known as The Watcher, who arrives on the ... See full summary »

Writers: Curtis E. Fischer, David Goodis, Nicholas Kazan, Alan Sharp | Directors: Nicholas Kazan, Luis Mandoki, Carl Schenkel | Stars: Patricia Arquette, Brad Davis, Christine Elise, Dann Florek

Votes: 33

34. The Killing Jar (1997)

R | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.5
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Michael Sanford and his wife move to his old town so he can take over the family business. However, gruesome murders of children start to happen. Meanwhile, Michael starts to become slowly ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Mullin | Director: Evan Crooke | Stars: Brett Cullen, Tamlyn Tomita, Wes Studi, Carlos Bernard

Votes: 194

35. Disaster at Silo 7 (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.4
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During routine maintenance of a liquid-fuelled ICBM, the fuel tank is penetrated by a falling spanner. The film traces the efforts of the maintenance crew and associated military and ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark Carliner, Douglas Lloyd McIntosh | Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Ray Baker, Peter Boyle, Patricia Charbonneau, Perry King

Votes: 123

36. The Four Minute Mile (1988 TV Movie)

Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Writer: David Williamson | Director: Jim Goddard | Stars: Richard Huw, Nique Needles, Adrian Rawlins, John Philbin

Votes: 61

37. This Child Is Mine (1985 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Fact-based story about an unwed teen (Nancy McKeon) who fought a major court battle to recover her infant daughter from adoptive parents (Lindsay Wagner, Chris Sarandon).

Writers: Charles Rosin, Beth Polson | Director: David Greene | Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Chris Sarandon, Michael Lerner, John Philbin

Votes: 90

38. The Chili Con Carne Club (1995)

30 min | Short

3.7
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When Pete Connely is dumped by his girlfriend, he is sentenced to a surrealistic, male-bonding prison known as The Chili Con Carne Club. Features Mel Gibson stars Kristy Swanson.

Writers: Jonathan Kahn, James Melkonian | Director: Jonathan Kahn | Stars: John Philbin, Kristy Swanson, Martin Charles Warner, Kathleen Wilhoite

Votes: 121

39. More Brains! A Return to the Living Dead (2011 Video)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary

7.7
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Retrospective documentary about the making of the horror cult classic "The Return of the Living Dead."

Writers: Thommy Hutson, Christian Sellers, Gary Smart | Director: Bill Philputt | Stars: Jules Brenner, Don Calfa, James Dalesandro, J. Trevor Edmond

Votes: 386

40. Honor Bound (1988)

98 min | Thriller

6.7
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U.S. Army Sergeant Max Young is sent to East Berlin as a new addition to the Military Liaison Mission, MLM for short. Their job is to oversee the Soviet Unions dismantling of nuclear ... See full summary »

Writers: Steven L. Thompson, Terrell Tannen | Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Hana Baczynska, Relja Basic, Tibor Belitza, Slavko Brankov

Votes: 72

41. Levitation (1997)

100 min | Drama, Fantasy

5.8
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Sarah Paulson stars as a pregnant teenager who searches for her biological mother, with the help of a guardian angel.

Writer: Scott D. Goldstein | Director: Scott D. Goldstein | Stars: Sarah Paulson, Benjamin Heflin, Christopher Boyer, Cassandra Ray

Votes: 51

42. Maximum Security (1984– )

60 min

6.0
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Prisoners and a prison psychiatrist struggle with life in maximum security.

Stars: Robert Desiderio, Geoffrey Lewis, Jean Smart, Stan Shaw

Votes: 11

43. Zombie Farm (2007)

Not Rated | 81 min | Horror

5.1
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Hell has been unleashed on the small town of Muerto Verde when inbred cannibal farmers are turned into zombies after Taliban warriors poison the local water supply. The only hope for ... See full summary »

Writer: B. Luciano Barsuglia | Director: B. Luciano Barsuglia | Stars: Bobby Field, Javier Morga, Kimberly Fisher, Danielle De Luca

Votes: 131

44. The Break (2003 TV Movie)

Drama

7.5
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Writer: John Stockwell | Director: John Stockwell | Stars: Kala Alexander, Ida Anderson, Sonya Balmores, Dylan Bruno

Votes: 8

45. Shadow (II) (2013)

30 min | Short, Drama, Family

7.8
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A professional surfer suffers a career-ending injury and finds hope through the companionship of a three-legged dog.

Writer: Autumn McAlpin | Director: Autumn McAlpin | Stars: Mason D. Davis, Christina Wolfgram, Laura Black, April Rogalski

Votes: 20

46. Chase (1985 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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A big-city lawyer (Jennifer O'Neill) returns to her small hometown after her father's death to resume his practice. There she is called upon to defend a migrant worker who has been accused of murder.

Writer: David E. Peckinpah | Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Michael Parks, Robert S. Woods, Terence Knox

Votes: 58

47. Help! I'm Alive (2012– )

22 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Set approximately 20 years in the future, we follow a group of survivors in the mountains of Northern California after an apocalypse wipes out nearly 75% of the world's population. There ... See full summary »

Stars: James Bailey, John Bruno, Aleks Eydelman, Anthony Larice

Votes: 6

48. Hipster (2011)

Short, Romance

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Writer: Heidi Hough | Director: Cynthia Posner | Stars: Scott Crane, Kash Hovey, Heather Necole, Olivia Osrin

49. Chasing the Dream (2007)

105 min | Documentary

8.1
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Chasing the Dream is a candid portrayal of eight Huntington Beach High School kids trying to obtain the impossible -- a career in professional surfing. The teens must steer through the ... See full summary »

Writers: Maggie Carey, Angelo Mei | Director: Angelo Mei | Star: Gary Busey

Votes: 13

50. Blossom Time (1996)

106 min | Drama

7.8
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Soft spoken Francis Bodean loves her brothers dearly, but yearns for a life beyond their farm. When her relationship with an enigmatic visitor becomes intimate, Francis must unlock a dark secret to flower into her own.

Writer: Anthony Gavin | Director: David Orr | Stars: Laurel Holloman, David Orr, Greg Farnese, Daniel Gavin

Votes: 33