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1. Scarface (1983)

R | 170 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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65 Metascore

In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Votes: 608,169 | Gross: $45.60M

2. Overboard (1987)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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53 Metascore

A cruel but beautiful heiress mocks and cheats over a hired carpenter. When she gets amnesia after an accident, he decides to introduce her to regular life by convincing her they're husband and wife.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 41,851 | Gross: $26.71M

3. Big (1988)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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73 Metascore

After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult.

Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard

Votes: 167,384 | Gross: $114.97M

4. Sophie's Choice (1982)

R | 150 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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68 Metascore

Sophie is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps, who has found a reason to live in Nathan, a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust. They befriend Stingo, the ... See full summary »

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol, Rita Karin

Votes: 33,283 | Gross: $30.04M

5. Days of Thunder (1990)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sport

5.9
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60 Metascore

A young hot-shot stock car driver gets his chance to compete at the top level.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid

Votes: 66,740 | Gross: $82.67M

6. Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)

R | 118 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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36 Metascore

Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh pursue a former LAPD officer who uses his knowledge of police procedure and policies to steal and sell confiscated guns and ammunition to local street gangs.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo

Votes: 138,776 | Gross: $144.73M

7. All That Jazz (1979)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.8
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Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer.

Director: Bob Fosse | Stars: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Leland Palmer, Ann Reinking

Votes: 21,904 | Gross: $37.82M

8. Hard to Kill (1990)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Left for dead with his wife killed in their house, L.A. Detective Mason Storm will have to make a quick recovery, expose those behind the murder and take revenge.

Director: Bruce Malmuth | Stars: Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock, William Sadler, Frederick Coffin

Votes: 23,925 | Gross: $47.41M

9. Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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71 Metascore

A bored suburban housewife, seeking escape from her life, suffers amnesia after an accident, wakes up, and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter named Susan.

Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Madonna, Aidan Quinn, Mark Blum

Votes: 17,863 | Gross: $27.40M

10. Doc Hollywood (1991)

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

6.1
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56 Metascore

A young doctor causes a traffic accident in a small town and is sentenced to work for some days at the town hospital.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Julie Warner, Barnard Hughes, Woody Harrelson

Votes: 28,345 | Gross: $54.83M

11. Singles (1992)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A group of twenty-something friends, most of whom live in the same apartment complex, search for love and success in grunge-era Seattle.

Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Bridget Fonda, Campbell Scott, Kyra Sedgwick, Sheila Kelley

Votes: 24,529 | Gross: $18.47M

12. Reds (1981)

PG | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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76 Metascore

A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia, and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.

Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Jerzy Kosinski

Votes: 17,985 | Gross: $40.38M

13. Places in the Heart (1984)

PG | 111 min | Drama

7.3
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In central Texas in the 1930s, a widow, with two small children, tries to run her small 40-acre farm with the help of two disparate people.

Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Sally Field, Lindsay Crouse, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan

Votes: 8,682 | Gross: $34.90M

14. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)

R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.7
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68 Metascore

In New York, armed men hijack a subway car and demand a ransom for the passengers. Even if it's paid, how could they get away?

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, Hector Elizondo

Votes: 21,796

15. Pacific Heights (1990)

R | 102 min | Thriller

6.4
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A couple work hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately, one of their tenants has plans of his own.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Melanie Griffith, Matthew Modine, Michael Keaton, Mako

Votes: 15,399 | Gross: $29.38M

16. Radio Flyer (1992)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama

6.9
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A father recounts a dark period of his childhood when he and his little brother lived in the suburbs.

Directors: Richard Donner, David Mickey Evans | Stars: Lorraine Bracco, John Heard, Adam Baldwin, Elijah Wood

Votes: 11,105 | Gross: $4.65M

17. I Love You to Death (1990)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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45 Metascore

Joey owns a pizza parlor, and is married to Rosalie. He's also a serial womanizer. Rosalie goes to extremes when she finds he has been cheating.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Kevin Kline, Tracey Ullman, William Hurt, Joan Plowright

Votes: 11,828 | Gross: $16.19M

18. Body Snatchers (1993)

R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.9
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A teenage girl and her father discover alien clones are replacing humans on a remote U.S. military base in Alabama.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Gabrielle Anwar, Meg Tilly, Terry Kinney, Reilly Murphy

Votes: 14,595 | Gross: $0.43M

19. Easy Money (1983)

R | 95 min | Comedy

6.3
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48 Metascore

To inherit his mother-in-law's colossal fortune, a hard-living gambling addict must change his unhealthy ways before they get the best of him.

Director: James Signorelli | Stars: Rodney Dangerfield, Joe Pesci, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Candice Azzara

Votes: 6,428 | Gross: $29.31M

20. The Accidental Tourist (1988)

PG | 121 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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53 Metascore

An emotionally distant writer of travel guides must carry on with his life after his son is killed and his marriage crumbles.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Geena Davis, Amy Wright

Votes: 13,242 | Gross: $32.63M

21. Tender Mercies (1983)

PG | 92 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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A broken-down, middle-aged country singer gets a new wife, reaches out to his long-lost daughter, and tries to put his troubled life back together.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Robert Duvall, Tess Harper, Betty Buckley, Wilford Brimley

Votes: 7,892 | Gross: $8.44M

22. The Morning After (1986)

R | 103 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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A washed up, alcoholic actress who is prone to blackouts wakes up next to a murdered man. Did she kill him and, if not, is she in danger?

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Jane Fonda, Jeff Bridges, Raul Julia, Diane Salinger

Votes: 5,044 | Gross: $25.15M

23. Seven Minutes in Heaven (1985)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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When her father goes out of town, beautiful A-student Natalie lets best friends Jeff and Polly move in. Separately and together, the trio of young teens learn much about life, love, and growing up.

Director: Linda Feferman | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Byron Thames, Maddie Corman, Alan Boyce

Votes: 1,132 | Gross: $0.03M

24. Punchline (1988)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Steven Gold is a stand-up comedian who is flat broke and has recently dropped out of medical school. He and several others work regularly at the Gas Station, a New York comedy club. The ... See full summary »

Director: David Seltzer | Stars: Sally Field, Tom Hanks, John Goodman, Mark Rydell

Votes: 7,034 | Gross: $21.03M

25. Tapeheads (1988)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Music

5.8
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A couple of creative losers accidently become big shots in the video music industry.

Director: Bill Fishman | Stars: John Cusack, Tim Robbins, Mary Crosby, Clu Gulager

Votes: 3,452 | Gross: $0.34M

26. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Anthology series which ran on PBS throughout the 1980s.

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

Votes: 155

27. Dangerous Game (1993)

R | 108 min | Drama

5.7
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A New York City film director, working on his latest movie in Los Angeles, begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real-life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Madonna, James Russo, Nancy Ferrara

Votes: 3,077 | Gross: $0.07M

28. Two If by Sea (1996)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

5.2
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Frank O'Brien, a petty thief, and his 7-year-long girlfriend Roz want to put an end to their unsteady lifestyle and just do that _last_ job, which involves stealing a valuable painting. ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Bennett | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Denis Leary, Stephen Dillane, Yaphet Kotto

Votes: 4,826 | Gross: $10.70M

29. Brighton Beach Memoirs (1986)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy

6.9
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Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to ... See full summary »

Director: Gene Saks | Stars: Blythe Danner, Jonathan Silverman, Stacey Glick, Lisa Waltz

Votes: 2,765 | Gross: $11.96M

30. One Good Cop (1991)

R | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.8
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An NYPD Detective (Michael Keaton) and his struggle for justice, while taking care of his late partner's three little girls after he is killed in the line of duty.

Director: Heywood Gould | Stars: Michael Keaton, Rene Russo, Anthony LaPaglia, Kevin Conway

Votes: 3,292 | Gross: $11.28M

31. Unhook the Stars (1996)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Character study about Mildred, an elderly woman who has spent her life caring for others. When her daughter finally leaves home, she finds that, for the first time in her life, she has ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Cassavetes | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Marisa Tomei, Gérard Depardieu, Jake Lloyd

Votes: 1,902 | Gross: $0.23M

32. Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills (1989)

R | 103 min | Comedy

6.2
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The widow's houseboy and the divorcee's chauffeur bet on which will bed the other's employer first.

Director: Paul Bartel | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Ray Sharkey, Mary Woronov, Robert Beltran

Votes: 944 | Gross: $2.16M

33. Harry & Son (1984)

PG | 120 min | Drama

5.8
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Harry Keach has been widowed for two years and works as a demolition crane operator on a demolition crew.

Director: Paul Newman | Stars: Paul Newman, Robby Benson, Ellen Barkin, Wilford Brimley

Votes: 1,694

34. Rich Kids (1979)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Two 12-year-olds, the products of Upper West Side broken homes, struggle to make sense of their parents lives and their own adolescent feelings.

Director: Robert M. Young | Stars: Trini Alvarado, Jeremy Levy, Kathryn Walker, John Lithgow

Votes: 429 | Gross: $0.50M

35. Misunderstood (1984)

PG | 91 min | Drama

6.1
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Busy and often absent father must take care of his two boys after his wife dies. They all live in Tunisia because of their father's job. The older boy is handling the difficult changes much better than the younger one.

Director: Jerry Schatzberg | Stars: Gene Hackman, Henry Thomas, Rip Torn, Huckleberry Fox

Votes: 358 | Gross: $1.53M

36. A Gathering of Old Men (1987 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Drama

6.5
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A regular day in a Louisiana sugarcane plantation changes course when a local white farmer is shot in self defense. A group of old, black men takes a courageous step by coming forward en ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Richard Widmark, Holly Hunter, Joe Seneca

Votes: 581

37. Judicial Consent (1994)

R | 100 min | Thriller

5.7
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Judge Gwen Warwick becomes involved in the murder trial she has been assigned. Her marriage is on the rocks and the murder victim is an old friend, who rumour has it, had an affair with her.

Director: William Bindley | Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Billy Wirth, Will Patton, Lisa Blount

Votes: 282

38. Going Undercover (1985)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Thriller

4.4
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Forever bungling private investigator Henry Brilliant (Chris Lemmon) has been hired by Maxine de la Hunt (Jean Simmons) to protect her step-daughter Marigold (Lea Thompson) during her trip ... See full summary »

Director: James Kenelm Clarke | Stars: Chris Lemmon, Jean Simmons, Lea Thompson, Viveca Lindfors

Votes: 121

39. When Nature Calls (1985)

R | 85 min | Comedy

5.2
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When construction worker Greg becomes fed-up with his foreman and the "city life", he takes his wife and kids on a wilderness adventure.

Director: Charles Kaufman | Stars: David Orange, Barbara Marineau, Nicky Beim, Tina Marie Staiano

Votes: 235

40. The 24 Hour Woman (1999)

R | 93 min | Comedy

5.7
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Grace tries to be the perfect mother and TV producer but finds trouble in juggling both.

Director: Nancy Savoca | Stars: Rosie Perez, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Patti LuPone, Karen Duffy

Votes: 327 | Gross: $0.11M

41. Alambrista! (1977)

Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure, Drama

7.4
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After the birth of his first child, Roberto, a young Mexican man slips across the border into the United States. Seeking work to support his family back home, he finds that working hard is not enough.

Director: Robert M. Young | Stars: Domingo Ambriz, Trinidad Silva, Linda Gillen, Ned Beatty

Votes: 478

42. The Killers Within (1997)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

4.2
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A man must track down the reasons behind his brother's mysterious death, and uncovers a secret neo-Nazi group headed by a powerful congressman.

Director: Paul Leder | Stars: Anna Berger, Robert Carradine, Kim Chase, Ronny Coleman

Votes: 57

43. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Concealed Enemies, Part I: Suspicion (1984)

219 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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A dramatized account of the actual events that led to the 1950 conviction of former U.S. State Department official Alger Hiss of perjury before a federal grand jury and his resulting ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Gerry Bamman, John Harkins, Edward Herrmann, Maria Tucci

Votes: 33

44. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Noon Wine (1985)

81 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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On a hot day in Texas in the the 1890s, a stranger shows up at the small dairy farm of Royal and Ellie Thompson. He asks for work and is hired. He's a taciturn, English-speaking Swede from ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Fields | Stars: Fred Ward, Stellan Skarsgård, Pat Hingle, Jon Cryer

Votes: 46