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1. Legend (1985)

PG | 89 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

6.5
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A young man must stop the Lord of Darkness from both destroying daylight and marrying the woman he loves.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry, David Bennent

Votes: 48,640 | Gross: $15.50M

2. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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81 Metascore

After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 905,915 | Gross: $290.16M

3. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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65 Metascore

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps to stop the Nazis from getting their hands on the Holy Grail first.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 552,262 | Gross: $197.17M

4. The NeverEnding Story (1984)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.4
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46 Metascore

A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney

Votes: 106,026

5. Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

PG | 104 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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83 Metascore

A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer

Votes: 150,030 | Gross: $154.22M

6. Empire of the Sun (1987)

PG | 153 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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62 Metascore

A young English boy struggles to survive under Japanese occupation during World War II.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Christian Bale, John Malkovich, Miranda Richardson, Nigel Havers

Votes: 94,506 | Gross: $22.24M

7. A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime

7.6
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80 Metascore

In London, four very different people team up to commit armed robbery, then try to doublecross each other for the loot.

Directors: Charles Crichton, John Cleese | Stars: John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, Michael Palin

Votes: 112,378 | Gross: $63.49M

8. The Quest (1996)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

5.5
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Chris embarks on an odyssey of self-discovery that spans the globe. Kidnapped and enslaved by gun smugglers, sold by pirates and thrust into the murky underworld of gambling and kickboxing,... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Claude Van Damme | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Roger Moore, James Remar, Janet Gunn

Votes: 19,925 | Gross: $21.60M

9. Dragonslayer (1981)

PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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A young wizarding apprentice is sent to kill a dragon which has been devouring girls from a nearby kingdom.

Director: Matthew Robbins | Stars: Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke, Ralph Richardson, John Hallam

Votes: 11,536 | Gross: $6.00M

10. Ali (2001)

R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.8
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65 Metascore

A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles

Votes: 82,069 | Gross: $58.18M

11. Shanghai Knights (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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58 Metascore

When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds.

Director: David Dobkin | Stars: Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Fann Wong, Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Votes: 85,723 | Gross: $60.47M

12. The Jewel of the Nile (1985)

PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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This is the sequel to "Romancing the Stone" where Jack and Joan have their yacht and easy life, but are gradually getting bored with each other and this way of life. Joan accepts an ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Teague | Stars: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Spiros Focás

Votes: 41,675 | Gross: $65.60M

13. K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

PG-13 | 138 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.7
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58 Metascore

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sam Spruell, Peter Stebbings, Christian Camargo

Votes: 51,270 | Gross: $35.17M

14. Shanghai Noon (2000)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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77 Metascore

A Chinese man who travels to the Wild West to rescue a kidnapped princess. After teaming up with a train robber, the unlikely duo takes on a Chinese traitor and his corrupt boss.

Director: Tom Dey | Stars: Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Lucy Liu, Brandon Merrill

Votes: 101,635 | Gross: $56.93M

15. The Tailor of Panama (2001)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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66 Metascore

A tailor living in Panama reluctantly becomes a spy for a British agent.

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Geoffrey Rush, Jamie Lee Curtis, Leonor Varela

Votes: 24,722 | Gross: $13.49M

16. Cry Freedom (1987)

PG | 157 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country, after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend, the black activist Steve Biko.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Denzel Washington, Kevin Kline, Josette Simon, Wabei Siyolwe

Votes: 10,492 | Gross: $5.90M

17. Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997)

R | 100 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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In this dark take on the fairy tale, the growing hatred of a noblewoman, secretly a practitioner of the dark arts, for her stepdaughter, and the witch's horrifying attempts to kill her.

Director: Michael Cohn | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Sam Neill, Gil Bellows, Taryn Davis

Votes: 8,467

18. The Pirates of Penzance (1983)

G | 112 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.2
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This movie is an adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operetta of the same name, with parts of other of their operettas stirred in. Frederic has fallen in love with sweet innocent ... See full summary »

Director: Wilford Leach | Stars: Kevin Kline, Angela Lansbury, Linda Ronstadt, George Rose

Votes: 2,649

19. Last of the Dogmen (1995)

PG | 118 min | Adventure, Western

6.9
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A Montana bounty hunter is sent into the wilderness to track three escaped prisoners. Instead he sees something that puzzles him. Later with a female Native Indian history professor, he ... See full summary »

Director: Tab Murphy | Stars: Tom Berenger, Barbara Hershey, Kurtwood Smith, Steve Reevis

Votes: 4,136 | Gross: $7.40M

20. Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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Ginger's sister Brigitte, now a werewolf herself, must try to find a cure for her blood lust before the next full moon while hiding out in a rehab clinic from a relentless werewolf.

Director: Brett Sullivan | Stars: Emily Perkins, Brendan Fletcher, Katharine Isabelle, Tatiana Maslany

Votes: 10,782

21. Slipstream (1989)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.9
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In the near future, where Earth has been devastated by natural disasters, and giant winds rule the planet, bounty hunter Matt kidnaps a murderer out of the hands of two police officers, ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Lisberger | Stars: Bob Peck, Mark Hamill, Kitty Aldridge, Bill Paxton

Votes: 1,932

22. Firestorm (1998)

R | 89 min | Thriller, Action

4.6
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Firefighter Jesse Graves has to save ornithologist Jennifer and other people caught in a forest fire, which was set up by the lawyer of convicted killer Earl Shaye, who escaped from the ... See full summary »

Director: Dean Semler | Stars: Howie Long, Scott Glenn, William Forsythe, Suzy Amis

Votes: 3,219 | Gross: $8.04M

23. The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998 Video)

G | 77 min | Adventure, Family

4.3
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Now your whole family can relive Disney's 'The Jungle Book', from Mowgli's point of view.

Director: Nick Marck | Stars: Brandon Baker, Sherman Howard, Clancy Brown, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 511

24. Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning (2004)

R | 94 min | Drama, Horror

5.9
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Set in 19th Century Canada, Brigette and her sister Ginger take refuge in a Traders' Fort which later becomes under siege by some savage werewolves.

Director: Grant Harvey | Stars: Katharine Isabelle, Emily Perkins, Nathaniel Arcand, JR Bourne

Votes: 8,638

25. Give My Regards to Broad Street (1984)

PG | 108 min | Drama, Music

5.2
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Paul McCartney's recording of his new album is complicated by the fact that the master tapes of his recordings are missing.

Director: Peter Webb | Stars: Paul McCartney, Bryan Brown, Ringo Starr, Barbara Bach

Votes: 1,186

26. Biggles: Adventures in Time (1986)

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

5.8
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Daring British WWI fighter pilot James "Biggles" Bigglesworth and 1980s low-level business executive Jim Ferguson discover that they can time travel to each other's eras. They try to stop the Germans from changing the outcome of WWI.

Director: John Hough | Stars: Neil Dickson, Alex Hyde-White, Fiona Hutchison, Peter Cushing

Votes: 2,211 | Gross: $0.11M

27. Held Up (1999)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy

5.1
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21 Metascore

While they're on vacation in the Southwest, Rae finds out her man Michael spent their house money on a classic car, so she dumps him, hitching a ride to Vegas for a flight home. A kid ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Nia Long, Barry Corbin, John Cullum

Votes: 2,964 | Gross: $4.69M

28. The Last Days of Pompeii (1984)

310 min | Action, Drama, History

7.3
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This costume series portrays aspects of life in Pompeii, a coastal luxury resort near Naples catering for the very rich of imperial Rome, mainly before but culminating in the eruption of ... See full summary »

Stars: Ned Beatty, Brian Blessed, Ernest Borgnine, Nicholas Clay

Votes: 405

29. The Sender (1982)

R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.2
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A disturbed telepathic man is unable to fully control his ability to transmit his dreams and visions into the minds of the people around him or even influence reality. A female therapist tries to help him but his mother gets in the way.

Director: Roger Christian | Stars: Kathryn Harrold, Zeljko Ivanek, Shirley Knight, Paul Freeman

Votes: 1,047

30. Innocents (2000)

R | 90 min | Thriller

4.8
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A traveling cellist gets involved with two disturbed sisters on their way to Seattle to tell their mom that their dad has just passed away. On the way, the two kill a judge and a few others... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Marquette | Stars: Jean-Hugues Anglade, Keith David, Kent Allen, Connie Nielsen

Votes: 467

31. Word of Honor (2003 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama

6.6
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Prompted by a just-published book that holds ex-lieutenant Ben Tyson accountable for a hushed-up massacre committed by his platoon in a Hue hospital 18 years before, the army recalls Tyson ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Don Johnson, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Sharon Lawrence, John Heard

Votes: 464

32. The Arrangement (1999)

95 min | Crime, Thriller

5.4
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When a load of cash and dead underworld assassins are found at the scene of a drug deal gone sour, Candy, a feisty stripper, finds herself in the Mafia's cross hairs. She's the only ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ironside | Stars: Michael Ironside, Currie Graham, Lori Petty, Patricia Charbonneau

Votes: 123

33. Portraits of a Killer (1996)

R | 93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.1
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An attorney takes the lawyer/client relationship too seriously. She ends up falling for her client - a very charming photographer who has been charged with a multiple murder. She wants to ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Corcoran | Stars: Jennifer Grey, Michael Ironside, Mark Anderako, Meaghan Ball

Votes: 141

34. It Must Be Love (2004 TV Movie)

87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.6
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A couple decides to settle their divorce in a civilized manner without lawyers, which brings complications.

Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Erin Karpluk, Adam Frost

Votes: 162

35. Fugitives Run (2005)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy

3.2
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Two men are on the run from a nasty sheriff and some bikers after they get accused of robbing locals who got together to play Bingo.

Director: Philip Spink | Stars: David Hasselhoff, Gordon Tootoosis, Vincent Gale, Kim Hawthorne

Votes: 101

36. Revenge of the Land (1999 TV Movie)

Drama

6.3
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Based on a book by Maggie Siggins this is a tale of greed, lust and tragedy set in Saskatchewan, Canada. Ambitious John Hawk cons the Indians of their land allocations and forecloses on ... See full summary »

Director: John N. Smith | Stars: Kenneth Welsh, Chandra West, Jennifer Dale, Seann Gallagher

Votes: 46

37. The Last Days of Pompeii (1984)
Episode: Part 2 (1984)

94 min | Action, Drama, History

7.8
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Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Ned Beatty, Brian Blessed, Ernest Borgnine, Nicholas Clay

Votes: 12