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1. Apocalypse Now (1979)

R | 147 min | Drama, War

8.5
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90 Metascore

During the Vietnam War, Captain Willard is sent on a dangerous mission into Cambodia to assassinate a renegade colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

Votes: 487,558 | Gross: $78.80M

2. The Godfather: Part II (1974)

R | 202 min | Crime, Drama

9.0
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85 Metascore

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Votes: 867,797 | Gross: $57.30M

3. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

PG | 115 min | Family, Sci-Fi

7.9
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91 Metascore

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote, Dee Wallace

Votes: 303,403 | Gross: $434.95M

4. The BFG (2016)

PG | 117 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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66 Metascore

An orphan little girl befriends a benevolent giant who takes her to Giant Country, where they attempt to stop the man-eating giants that are invading the human world.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement

Votes: 54,867 | Gross: $55.47M

5. Ponyo (2008)

G | 101 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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86 Metascore

A five year-old boy develops a relationship with Ponyo, a goldfish princess who longs to become a human after falling in love with him.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Liam Neeson, Tomoko Yamaguchi

Votes: 93,743 | Gross: $15.08M

6. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

PG | 101 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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38 Metascore

Four horror and science fiction segments, directed by four famous directors, each of them being a new version of a classic story from Rod Serling's landmark television series.

Directors: Joe Dante, John Landis, George Miller, Steven Spielberg | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow, Doug McGrath

Votes: 27,499 | Gross: $29.50M

7. The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

5.9
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On his ninth birthday a boy receives many presents. Two of them first seem to be less important: an old cupboard from his brother and a little Indian figure made of plastic from his best ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Hal Scardino, Litefoot, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Jenkins

Votes: 21,928 | Gross: $35.62M

8. Lego Dimensions (2015 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.0
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When a mysterious and powerful vortex suddenly appears in various LEGO worlds. Batman, Gandalf and Wyldstyle bravely jump into the vortex. As they journey to locations beyond their wildest ... See full summary »

Directors: James McLoughlin, Arthur Parsons, Justin Villiers | Stars: Will Arnett, Sean Astin, Dan Aykroyd, Laura Bailey

Votes: 349

9. The Black Stallion (1979)

G | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Sport

7.4
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84 Metascore

While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion who is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks ... See full summary »

Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Kelly Reno, Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr, Clarence Muse

Votes: 9,485

10. Kundun (1997)

PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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74 Metascore

From childhood to adulthood, Tibet's fourteenth Dalai Lama deals with Chinese oppression and other problems.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Tenzin Thuthob Tsarong, Gyurme Tethong, Tulku Jamyang Kunga Tenzin, Tenzin Yeshi Paichang

Votes: 22,749 | Gross: $5.53M

11. The Escape Artist (1982)

PG | 94 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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The young and self-confident Danny blufs at the local police-station that he will escape out of prison within one hour. What follows is a flashback about his childhood with his uncle and ... See full summary »

Director: Caleb Deschanel | Stars: Raul Julia, Griffin O'Neal, Desi Arnaz, Teri Garr

Votes: 530

12. Stephanie Daley (2006)

R | 92 min | Drama

6.4
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77 Metascore

Pregnant forensic psychologist Lydie Crane is hired to learn the truth behind the case of 16-year-old Stephanie Daley, who is accused of concealing her pregnancy and murdering her infant.

Director: Hilary Brougher | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Amber Tamblyn, Timothy Hutton, Vincent Piazza

Votes: 1,564 | Gross: $0.03M

13. Son of the Morning Star (1991– )

PG-13 | 187 min | Biography, History, Western

7.5
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The story of George Custer, Crazy Horse and the events prior to the battle of the Little Bighorn, told from the different perspectives of two women.

Stars: Gary Cole, Rosanna Arquette, Stanley Anderson, Edward Blatchford

Votes: 740

14. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982 Video Game)

Unrated | Family, Sci-Fi

2.0
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Help E.T. get home.

Votes: 187

15. Universal Studios Theme Parks Adventure (2001 Video Game)

Adventure

4.2
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Stars: Bianca Allen, Eric Kelso

Votes: 18

16. E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: 20th Anniversary Celebration (2002 Video)

50 min | Documentary, Family

6.5
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Melissa Mathison, Drew Barrymore, Henry Thomas

Votes: 91

17. In Search of Kundun with Martin Scorsese (1998)

85 min | Documentary

7.3
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Director: Michael Henry Wilson | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Roger Deakins, Dante Ferretti, Tencho Gyalpo

Votes: 60

18. Melissa Mathison: A Tribute (2016 Video)

6 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

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Stars: Melissa Mathison, Ruby Barnhill, Rick Carter, Kathleen Kennedy

20. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 20th Anniversary Special (2002 TV Movie)

44 min | Documentary

8.4
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A retrospective of E.T., featuring a cast reunion and a look at the making of the 20th anniversary edition of the film.

Stars: Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote, Robert MacNaughton, Melissa Mathison

Votes: 10

21. E.T. Phone Home! (1983 Video Game)

Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

1.9
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Votes: 12

22. The Making of 'E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial' (1996 Video)

91 min | Documentary

6.0
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A behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of Steven Spielberg's 1982 film "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.'

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Ed Verreaux, Melissa Mathison

Votes: 110

24. Lights, Camera, Magic (1995 TV Movie)

Family

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Star: Robert Mandan

25. Refuge (II) (2006)

57 min | Documentary

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Director: John Halpern | Stars: The Dalai Lama, Melissa Mathison

26. Son of the Morning Star (1991– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1991)

PG-13 | Biography, History, Western

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Director: Mike Robe | Stars: Gary Cole, Rosanna Arquette, Stanley Anderson, Edward Blatchford

27. Son of the Morning Star (1991– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1991)

PG-13 | Biography, History, Western

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Director: Mike Robe | Stars: Gary Cole, Rosanna Arquette, Stanley Anderson, Edward Blatchford