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1. Man of Steel (2013)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.1
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55 Metascore

Clark Kent, one of the last of an extinguished race disguised as an unremarkable human, is forced to reveal his identity when Earth is invaded by an army of survivors who threaten to bring the planet to the brink of destruction.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane

Votes: 552,474 | Gross: $291.02M

2. Spider-Man (2002)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.3
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73 Metascore

When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe, James Franco

Votes: 546,562 | Gross: $403.71M

3. Spider-Man 2 (2004)

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

7.3
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83 Metascore

Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina, James Franco

Votes: 413,539 | Gross: $373.38M

4. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.2
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59 Metascore

A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church

Votes: 384,651 | Gross: $336.53M

5. Daredevil (2003)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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42 Metascore

A man blinded by toxic waste which also enhanced his remaining senses fights crime as an acrobatic martial arts superhero.

Director: Mark Steven Johnson | Stars: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Colin Farrell, Michael Clarke Duncan

Votes: 176,264 | Gross: $0.43M

6. Brazil (1985)

R | 132 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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88 Metascore

A bureaucrat in a retro-future world tries to correct an administrative error and himself becomes an enemy of the state.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 152,755 | Gross: $9.93M

7. The Man in the Iron Mask (I) (1998)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure

6.4
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48 Metascore

The cruel King Louis XIV of France has a secret twin brother who he keeps imprisoned. Can the twin be substituted for the real king?

Director: Randall Wallace | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, Gérard Depardieu

Votes: 125,636 | Gross: $56.88M

8. Highlander (1986)

R | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.2
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24 Metascore

An immortal Scottish swordsman must confront the last of his immortal opponent, a murderously brutal barbarian who lusts for the fabled "Prize".

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Roxanne Hart

Votes: 98,905 | Gross: $5.90M

9. The Meaning of Life (1983)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

7.6
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The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.

Directors: Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam | Stars: John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones

Votes: 86,793

10. The Last Emperor (1987)

PG-13 | 163 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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76 Metascore

The story of the final Emperor of China.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Ruocheng Ying

Votes: 70,490 | Gross: $43.98M

11. Dangerous Liaisons (1988)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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74 Metascore

A scheming widow and her manipulative ex-lover make a bet regarding the corruption of a recently married woman.

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Swoosie Kurtz

Votes: 52,983 | Gross: $34.70M

12. Time Bandits (1981)

PG | 110 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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A young boy accidentally joins a band of time traveling dwarves as they jump from era to era looking for treasure to steal.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, John Cleese, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 46,152 | Gross: $42.37M

13. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994)

R | 123 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.4
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When the brilliant but unorthodox scientist Victor Frankenstein rejects the artificial man that he has created, the Creature escapes and later swears revenge.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Robert De Niro, Kenneth Branagh, Helena Bonham Carter, Tom Hulce

Votes: 42,641 | Gross: $22.02M

14. The Dark Crystal (1982)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.

Directors: Jim Henson, Frank Oz | Stars: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz

Votes: 41,814

15. Doctor Who (1963–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.5
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.

Stars: William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker

Votes: 26,284

16. The Warrior's Way (2010)

R | 100 min | Action, Fantasy, Western

6.3
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45 Metascore

A warrior-assassin is forced to hide in a small town in the American Badlands after refusing a mission.

Director: Sngmoo Lee | Stars: Dong-gun Jang, Kate Bosworth, Geoffrey Rush, Danny Huston

Votes: 22,386 | Gross: $5.66M

17. Absolutely Anything (2015)

85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.0
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34 Metascore

A group of eccentric aliens confer a human being with the power to do absolutely anything, as an experiment.

Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Rob Riggle

Votes: 21,877

18. Little Buddha (1993)

PG | 123 min | Drama

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Lama Norbu comes to Seattle in search of the reincarnation of his dead teacher, Lama Dorje. His search leads him to young Jesse Conrad, Raju, a waif from Kathmandu, and an upper class ... See full summary »

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Bridget Fonda, Ruocheng Ying, Chris Isaak

Votes: 12,411 | Gross: $4.86M

19. Wuthering Heights (1992)

PG | 105 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.9
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A man becomes obsessed with vengeance when his soul mate marries another man.

Director: Peter Kosminsky | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Ralph Fiennes, Janet McTeer, Sophie Ward

Votes: 9,677

20. The Sheltering Sky (1990)

R | 138 min | Adventure, Drama

6.8
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The American artist couple Port and Kit Moresby travel aimlessly through Africa, searching for new experiences that could give sense to their relationship. But the flight to distant regions only leads both deeper into despair.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Debra Winger, John Malkovich, Campbell Scott, Jill Bennett

Votes: 8,712 | Gross: $2.08M

21. Restoration (1995)

R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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The exiled royal physician to King Charles II devotes himself to helping Londoners suffering from the plague, and in the process falls in love with an equally poor woman.

Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Sam Neill, David Thewlis, Polly Walker

Votes: 7,623 | Gross: $4.10M

22. The Mists of Avalon (2001 TV Mini-Series)

Unrated | 183 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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Based on the bestseller by Marion Zimmer Bradley It tells the story of the women behind King Arthur; including his mother, Igraine; his half-sister, Morgaine; his aunt Viviane, the Lady of ... See full summary »

Stars: Anjelica Huston, Julianna Margulies, Joan Allen, Samantha Mathis

Votes: 7,277

23. The Little Vampire (2000)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.7
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45 Metascore

A lonely boy becomes best friends with a vampire.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Jonathan Lipnicki, Rollo Weeks, Richard E. Grant, Jim Carter

Votes: 7,266 | Gross: $13.56M

24. Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)

PG | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.3
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Mole's underground home is bought by the Weasels from wealthy landowner Mr. Toad and Mole is thrown out. He and Rat start to fight to get his home back from evil Weasels.

Director: Terry Jones | Stars: Steve Coogan, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Antony Sher

Votes: 2,454 | Gross: $0.07M

25. 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: 2,080 | Gross: $0.11M

26. Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973–1978)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Accident-prone Frank Spencer fails to navigate the simplest tasks of daily life, while also trying to look after his wife and baby.

Stars: Michael Crawford, Michele Dotrice, Jessica Forte, Jane Hylton

Votes: 1,959

27. Water (1985)

PG-13 | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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A British diplomat to a West Indian island nation finds his idyllic existence thrown into chaos when a large American drilling company finds a huge source of natural mineral water there.

Director: Dick Clement | Stars: Michael Caine, Valerie Perrine, Brenda Vaccaro, Leonard Rossiter

Votes: 1,848 | Gross: $1.30M

28. Bullshot Crummond (1983)

PG | 85 min | Action, Comedy

6.4
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The dashing Captain Hugh "Bullshot" Crummond - WWI ace fighter pilot, Olympic athlete, racing driver, part-time sleuth and all round spiffing chap - must save the world from the dastardly ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Clement | Stars: Alan Shearman, Diz White, Ronald E. House, Frances Tomelty

Votes: 535

29. Sir Henry at Rawlinson End (1980)

71 min | Comedy

7.1
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The very eccentric English peer Sir Henry Rawlinson attempts, with the help of his mad family & servants, to exorcise the ghost of his brother Humbert.

Director: Steve Roberts | Stars: Trevor Howard, Patrick Magee, Denise Coffey, J.G. Devlin

Votes: 315

30. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Three Doctors: Episode One (1972)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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The 10th Anniversary Serial has three incarnations of the Doctor meeting up to face the evil Omega in a universe of antimatter.

Director: Lennie Mayne | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton, William Hartnell, Katy Manning

Votes: 305

31. The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996 TV Special)

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Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, James Acheson, Bryan Adams

Votes: 286

32. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Robot: Part One (1974)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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Can the Doctor, now in his fourth incarnation. Recover from his post regenerative trauma to save the Earth from Think Tank and their plot for world domination.

Director: Christopher Barry | Stars: Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen, Ian Marter, Nicholas Courtney

Votes: 257

33. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Three Doctors: Episode Three (1973)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.1
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The Time Lord Omega reveals himself to the third Doctor along with plans for vengeance against his own kind.

Director: Lennie Mayne | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton, William Hartnell, Katy Manning

Votes: 241

34. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Three Doctors: Episode Four (1973)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.2
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Omega reveals the purpose behind bringing the Doctor to his antimatter world, but the Doctor(s) discover a startling fact about Omega that he didn't know himself and eventually strike a bargain.

Director: Lennie Mayne | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton, William Hartnell, Katy Manning

Votes: 237

35. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Three Doctors: Episode Two (1973)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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The third Doctor and Jo find themselves on an artificial world inside the black hole while the second Doctor tries to find a way to control the organism.

Director: Lennie Mayne | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton, William Hartnell, Katy Manning

Votes: 236

36. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Deadly Assassin: Part One (1976)

TV-PG | 21 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.6
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A mysterious evil is at work on Gallifrey. The President of the Time Lords has been assassinated and the Doctor caught red-handed. An inexorable master plan has been set in motion. There can be no escape

Director: David Maloney | Stars: Tom Baker, Llewellyn Rees, Bernard Horsfall, George Pravda

Votes: 226

37. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode One (1973)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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The Doctor attempts to test his new dematerialisation circuit by taking Jo to Metebelis Three but instead the TARDIS arrives in the hold of a 1920s cargo ship.

Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

Votes: 225

38. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Time Warrior: Part One (1973)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.1
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The Brigadier asks the Doctor to investigate the disappearance of several scientists, only for him to find they have been abducted back in time.

Director: Alan Bromly | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Elisabeth Sladen, Nicholas Courtney, Kevin Lindsay

Votes: 223

39. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Robot: Part Four (1975)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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UNIT attempt to get into the bunker to stop Miss Winters setting off the world's nuclear missiles but first they have to get past the K1.

Director: Christopher Barry | Stars: Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen, Ian Marter, Nicholas Courtney

Votes: 211

40. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Robot: Part Three (1975)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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Sarah and Kettlewell infiltrate an SRS meeting to try and find out what Miss Winters is up to but there is a surprise in store.

Director: Christopher Barry | Stars: Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen, Ian Marter, Nicholas Courtney

Votes: 210

41. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Robot: Part Two (1975)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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The Doctor and Sarah become convinced Think Tank are behind the electronic component thefts but are unable to stop them carrying out another raid.

Director: Christopher Barry | Stars: Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen, Ian Marter, Nicholas Courtney

Votes: 210

42. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Terror of the Zygons: Part One (1975)

TV-PG | 22 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.6
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The Doctor, Sarah and Harry are summoned back to Earth, where the Brigadier asks them to investigate the destruction of a series of North Sea oil rigs.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen, Ian Marter, John Woodnutt

Votes: 208

43. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode Four (1973)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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The Doctor escapes from the Scope and joins forces with Vorg to try and save its inhabitants but Kalik is still determined to use the Drashigs to start a rebellion.

Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

Votes: 189

44. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode Three (1973)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.7
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The Doctor and Jo return to the Bernice to try and aid their escape but find themselves pursued by the Drashigs.

Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

Votes: 188

45. The 61st Annual Academy Awards (1989 TV Special)

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Director: Jeff Margolis | Stars: James Acheson, Harry Andrews, Anne Archer, Army Archerd

Votes: 185

46. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Carnival of Monsters: Episode Two (1973)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.8
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The Doctor and Jo attempt to find a way out of the Scope but, when Vorg attempts to entertain the Minorans, the crew of the Bernice suddenly become a lot more dangerous.

Director: Barry Letts | Stars: Jon Pertwee, Katy Manning, Tenniel Evans, Ian Marter

Votes: 183

47. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Deadly Assassin: Part Four (1976)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.7
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The Doctor realises the Master is planning to tap into the Time Lords' power source to extend his own life, an act that will destroy all Gallifrey.

Director: David Maloney | Stars: Tom Baker, George Pravda, Bernard Horsfall, Peter Pratt

Votes: 180

48. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Deadly Assassin: Part Three (1976)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.6
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The Doctor battles the assassin inside the matrix dreamscape, while the Master tries to bring about his death in the real world.

Director: David Maloney | Stars: Tom Baker, Bernard Horsfall, George Pravda, Erik Chitty

Votes: 178

49. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Deadly Assassin: Part Two (1976)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.5
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The Doctor is arrested for the President's murder and struggles to avoid his immediate execution.

Director: David Maloney | Stars: Tom Baker, Bernard Horsfall, George Pravda, Erik Chitty

Votes: 178

50. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Terror of the Zygons: Part Two (1975)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.5
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The Zygon traps the Doctor and Sarah in a decompression chamber while Harry is taken to the aliens' underwater ship.

Director: Douglas Camfield | Stars: Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen, Ian Marter, John Woodnutt

Votes: 177