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1. Hook (1991)

PG | 142 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.7
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52 Metascore

When Captain Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 190,294 | Gross: $119.65M

2. Halloween (1978)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

7.9
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78 Metascore

Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield to kill again.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes

Votes: 166,658 | Gross: $47.00M

3. Escape from New York (1981)

R | 99 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.2
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In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in to rescue him.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Ernest Borgnine, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 95,823 | Gross: $25.24M

4. August Rush (2007)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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38 Metascore

A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.

Director: Kirsten Sheridan | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Terrence Howard

Votes: 90,450 | Gross: $31.66M

5. Mama's Family (1983–1990)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

7.3
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Thelma Harper and her spinster sister Fran open their home to Thelma's recently divorced son Vinton and his teenage son and daughter. It's quite an adjustment for everyone, especially the ... See full summary »

Stars: Vicki Lawrence, Beverly Archer, Ken Berry, Dorothy Lyman

Votes: 3,314

6. Major Payne (1995)

PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.1
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Major Benson Winifred Payne is being discharged from the Marines. Payne is a killin' machine, but the wars of the world are no longer fought on the battlefield. A career Marine, he has no ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Damon Wayans, Michael Ironside, Scott Bigelow, Joseph Blaire

Votes: 23,057 | Gross: $29.41M

7. Dennis the Menace (1993)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family

5.5
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When his parents have to go out of town, Dennis stays with Mr. and Mrs. Wilson. The little menace is driving Mr. Wilson crazy, but Dennis is just trying to be helpful. Even to the thief who's arrived in town.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Walter Matthau, Mason Gamble, Joan Plowright, Christopher Lloyd

Votes: 46,239 | Gross: $51.27M

8. Escape from L.A. (1996)

R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Snake Plissken is once again called in by the United States government to recover a potential doomsday device from Los Angeles, now an autonomous island where undesirables are deported.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Steve Buscemi, Stacy Keach, Peter Fonda

Votes: 56,559 | Gross: $25.41M

9. The Last Starfighter (1984)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test.He was recruited to join the team of best starfighters to defend their world from the attack.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Kay E. Kuter, Dan Mason

Votes: 30,353

10. Dark Star (1974)

G | 83 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.5
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In the far reaches of space, a small crew, 20 years into their solitary mission, find things beginning to go hilariously wrong.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Dan O'Bannon, Dre Pahich, Brian Narelle, Cal Kuniholm

Votes: 17,752

11. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)

PG-13 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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Truly amazing, fantastical, funny and odd, and sometimes scary, sad and endearing stories are portrayed. Many famous actors, actresses and directors make guest appearances.

Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo, Sharon Spelman

Votes: 3,788

12. The Boy Who Could Fly (1986)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.5
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An autistic boy who dreams of flying touches everyone he meets, including a new family who has moved in after their father dies.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Lucy Deakins, Jay Underwood, Bonnie Bedelia, Fred Savage

Votes: 4,521 | Gross: $7.18M

13. Mr. Wrong (1996)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy

3.8
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A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Bill Pullman, Joan Cusack, Dean Stockwell

Votes: 4,385 | Gross: $12.35M

14. Tap (1989)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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Just released from prison, Max Washington must decide which of his previous professions to return to burglar or tap dancer.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Gregory Hines, Suzzanne Douglas, Sammy Davis Jr., Savion Glover

Votes: 1,169 | Gross: $9.11M

15. Delivering Milo (2001)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.8
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A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Anton Yelchin, Albert Finney, Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott

Votes: 956

16. Skatetown, U.S.A. (1979)

PG | 98 min | Comedy

4.7
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At a roller disco competition, two rivals find themselves becoming good friends while competing for a prize of $1000 in cash.

Director: William A. Levey | Stars: Scott Baio, Flip Wilson, Ron Palillo, Maureen McCormick

Votes: 357

17. Escape from New Jersey (2010)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.5
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Picking up right where John Carpenter's "Escape From New York" ended, we find Snake Plissken stuck in New Jersey with his new found freedom on the line when his path crosses that of Armando... See full summary »

Director: Chris R. Notarile | Stars: Hector De La Rosa, Kim Santiago, Roberto Lombardi, William Kucmierowski

Votes: 173

18. Tag: The Assassination Game (1982)

PG | 90 min | Action, Thriller

6.0
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College assassination game turns deadly as someone starts playing for real.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Robert Carradine, Linda Hamilton, Kristine DeBell, Perry Lang

Votes: 664

19. The Seat Filler (2004)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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Romance and drama occur after a pop superstar falls for an audience member -- a seat filler posing as an attorney -- at a music awards show.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Duane Martin, Kelly Rowland, DeRay Davis, Melanie Brown

Votes: 542

20. 'Twas the Night (2001 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Family

5.6
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A mischievous 14-year-old boy and his irresponsible uncle almost ruin Christmas when they decide to take Santa's new high-tech sleigh for a joyride.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Josh Zuckerman, Brenda Grate, Bryan Cranston, Jefferson Mappin

Votes: 604

21. Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation (2001 Video)

Unrated | 56 min | Documentary, Horror

6.1
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A compilation of clips from 17 classic slasher films.

Stars: Andrew Robinson, Grace Kirby, Ashley Laurence, Doug Bradley

Votes: 1,093

22. Halloween: The Inside Story (2010 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

8.3
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"Halloween: The Inside Story" takes a look at one of the most successful film franchises of all time as it goes behind the scenes of John Carpenter's "Halloween," the "frightfest" that ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Nobile Jr. | Stars: Rob Naughton, Rob Zombie, Anthony Masi, Jeffrey Lyons

Votes: 174

23. The Resurrection of Broncho Billy (1970)

23 min | Western, Short

6.6
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The story of a young man (Johnny Crawford) who dreams of being a cowboy in the old west, but lives in a big city in present time.

Director: James R. Rokos | Stars: Johnny Crawford, Kristin Harmon, Ruth Hussey, Ricky Nelson

Votes: 148

24. Connors' War (2006 Video)

R | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.7
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A blinded ex special agent is given his sight back by a special serum in order for him to stop a nuke that's hidden somewhere in the city. Things are just starting to complicate.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Anthony 'Treach' Criss, Nia Peeples, Blu Mankuma, Tom Heaton

Votes: 618

25. Pray TV (1980)

PG | 86 min | Comedy

5.2
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A failing television station is bought out by a slick TV evangelist and starts making mountains of money in the guise of religious programming, but which is actually just an excuse to sell merchandise.

Director: Rick Friedberg | Stars: Dabney Coleman, Paul Cooper, Rosemary Alexander, Lewis Arquette

Votes: 141

26. John Carpenter: Fear Is Just the Beginning... The Man and His Movies (2004 Video)

60 min | Documentary

7.1
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Chronicles the work of cult director John Carpenter through interviews with him and his associates, with emphases on the earlier work.

Director: Garry S. Grant | Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, John Carpenter, Nick Castle, Alice Cooper

Votes: 110

27. Myers (Rise of the Boogeyman) (2011)

6 min | Short, Horror

7.2
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Taking place moments before the infamous opening scene of "Halloween", our story opens up in 1963 with a young Michael Myers, trick or treating with his older sister, Judith. But through a ... See full summary »

Director: Chris R. Notarile | Stars: Vincent DePinto, Kevin Lennon, Chris R. Notarile, Zoe Sloane

Votes: 45

28. Shangri-La Plaza (1990 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.4
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A musical-comedy unsold pilot made by CBS in 1990. Macho Ira and sensitive George are two polar-opposite brothers who own an auto-repair shop in Southern California. Both men quickly fall ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Terrence Mann, Jeff Yagher, Melora Hardin, Carmen Lundy

Votes: 14

29. 'Halloween' Unmasked 2000 (1999 Video)

Unrated | 23 min | Documentary, Horror

6.9
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A documentary/retrospect on the making of the movie Halloween, featuring exclusive interviews with director John Carpenter, producer Debra Hill, and stars Jamie Lee Curtis, PJ Soles, and Nick Castle.

Director: Mark Cerulli | Stars: Dee Snider, Debra Hill, John Carpenter, Jamie Lee Curtis

Votes: 197

30. The Night She Came Home!! (2013 Video)

60 min | Documentary

7.3
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Directors: Kelly Curtis, John P. Marsh | Stars: Brian Andrews, Jonathan R. Ayers, Nick Castle, Sean Clark

Votes: 16

31. You Can't Kill the Bogeyman (2012)

Not Rated | 10 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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Explores the worldwide cultural presence of the Bogeyman and how that translates into the character of Michael Myers in the Halloween franchise in the United States. Screened before the ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Beahm | Stars: Andrew Divoff, George P. Wilbur, Tyler Mane, Nick Castle

Votes: 25

32. Return to 'Escape from New York' (2003 Video)

23 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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Retrospective documentary on the making of John Carpenter's science fiction cult classic "Escape from New York."

Director: Michael Gillis | Stars: Joe Alves, Adrienne Barbeau, John Carpenter, Nick Castle

Votes: 74

33. A Menace Named Dennis (1993 TV Movie)

30 min | Documentary, Comedy

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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the feature film "Dennis the Menace."

Directors: Michael Meadows, John Pattyson | Stars: Nick Castle, Mason Gamble, John Hughes, Jane Jenkins

34. 'Halloween': A Cut Above the Rest (2003 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary

7.8
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Stars: Moustapha Akkad, John Carpenter, Nick Castle, Dean Cundey

Votes: 235

35. Hollywood Ramblings at TFW 2013 (2013)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Joseph Canales, Veronica Cartwright, Nick Castle, Jeffery Combs

36. Halloween: Faces of Fear (2007)

20 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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A documentary that traces the origins of the movies Halloween 4 and 5 - along with the iconic character "Michael Myers". It features new and archival interviews with key cast and crew ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Cerulli | Stars: John Carpenter, Nick Castle, Ellie Cornell, Danielle Harris

Votes: 6

37. Mama's Family (1983–1990)
Episode: Mama's Girls (1988)

TV-PG | Comedy

8.1
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Mama, Aunt Effie, and several other senior citizen ladies take up tap dancing as a form of exercise. They enjoy it so much that they decide to form their own professional tap dancing troupe... See full summary »

Director: Dave Powers | Stars: Vicki Lawrence, Ken Berry, Dorothy Lyman, Beverly Archer

Votes: 23

38. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)
Episode: The 21-Inch Sun (1987)

Not Rated | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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A sitcom scriptwriter, who's suffering from writer's block, discovers that his house plant has miraculously gained sentience and a funny bone after being left in front of a TV while old sitcoms were playing. The plant ghostwrites for him.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Robert Townsend, Michael Lerner, Craig Richard Nelson, Robert Starr

Votes: 83