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1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Votes: 1,709,882 | Gross: $28.34M

2. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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92 Metascore

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

Votes: 921,173 | Gross: $460.94M

3. Serenity (2005)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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74 Metascore

The crew of the ship Serenity try to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their numbers who is telepathic.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alan Tudyk

Votes: 244,230 | Gross: $25.34M

4. Air Force One (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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61 Metascore

Hijackers seize the plane carrying the President of the United States and his family, but he - an ex-soldier - works from hiding to defeat them.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close, Wendy Crewson

Votes: 147,415 | Gross: $172.62M

5. The Time Machine (2002)

PG-13 | 96 min | Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action

5.9
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42 Metascore

Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.

Director: Simon Wells | Stars: Guy Pearce, Yancey Arias, Mark Addy, Phyllida Law

Votes: 104,358 | Gross: $56.68M

6. TRON (1982)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.

Director: Steven Lisberger | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan

Votes: 94,906 | Gross: $33.00M

7. In the Line of Fire (1993)

R | 128 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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74 Metascore

Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo, Dylan McDermott

Votes: 74,500 | Gross: $102.31M

8. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

PG | 132 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.4
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48 Metascore

When an alien spacecraft of enormous power is spotted approaching Earth, Admiral Kirk resumes command of the Starship Enterprise in order to intercept, examine and hopefully stop the intruder.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Votes: 64,217 | Gross: $82.30M

9. White Men Can't Jump (1992)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

6.7
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Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Rosie Perez, Tyra Ferrell

Votes: 59,094 | Gross: $76.25M

10. Tin Cup (1996)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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60 Metascore

A washed up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his succesful rival's girlfriend.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson, Cheech Marin

Votes: 38,137 | Gross: $53.85M

11. Bull Durham (1988)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

7.1
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73 Metascore

A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Trey Wilson

Votes: 37,247 | Gross: $50.89M

12. Hollywood Homicide (2003)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.3
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47 Metascore

Two LAPD detectives who moonlight in other fields investigate the murder of an up-and-coming rap group.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, Isaiah Washington, Lena Olin

Votes: 31,469 | Gross: $30.01M

13. Lord of the Flies (1990)

R | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Stranded on an island, a group of schoolboys degenerate into savagery.

Director: Harry Hook | Stars: Balthazar Getty, Chris Furrh, Danuel Pipoly, James Badge Dale

Votes: 22,564 | Gross: $13.99M

14. Broadcast News (1987)

R | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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84 Metascore

Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly.

Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky

Votes: 21,440 | Gross: $51.25M

15. A Woman Under the Influence (1974)

R | 155 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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Mabel, a wife and mother, is loved by her husband Nick but her madness proves to be a problem in the marriage. The film transpires to a positive role of madness in the family, challenging conventional representations of madness in cinema.

Director: John Cassavetes | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Lady Rowlands

Votes: 13,988

16. Play It to the Bone (1999)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.4
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32 Metascore

Two best friends and former middleweight contenders travel to Las Vegas to fight each other for the first time.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Antonio Banderas, Lolita Davidovich, Tom Sizemore

Votes: 10,161 | Gross: $8.43M

17. The Wind and the Lion (1975)

PG | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.0
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At the beginning of the 20th century an American woman is abducted in Morocco by Berbers. The attempts to free her range from diplomatic pressure to military intervention.

Director: John Milius | Stars: Sean Connery, Candice Bergen, Brian Keith, John Huston

Votes: 6,388

18. Cobb (1994)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.5
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A reporter hired to write the 'official' biography of Ty Cobb discovers just how dark the baseball legend's real story is.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Wuhl, Lolita Davidovich, Ned Bellamy

Votes: 5,967 | Gross: $1.01M

19. Gardens of Stone (1987)

R | 111 min | Drama, War, Romance

6.4
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A sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old army buddy.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: James Caan, Anjelica Huston, James Earl Jones, D.B. Sweeney

Votes: 4,048 | Gross: $5.26M

20. Blaze (1989)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama

5.9
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A middle-aged Louisiana governor falls in love with a young stripper, which jeopardizes his political career and the radical policies which have made him a controversial figure.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Paul Newman, Lolita Davidovich, Jerry Hardin, Gailard Sartain

Votes: 2,987 | Gross: $19.13M

21. Megaforce (1982)

PG | 99 min | Sci-Fi, Action

3.5
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Story about a rapid deployment defense unit that is called into action whenever freedom is threatened.

Director: Hal Needham | Stars: Barry Bostwick, Michael Beck, Persis Khambatta, Edward Mulhare

Votes: 2,561 | Gross: $5.33M

22. Band of the Hand (1986)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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In an attempt of resocialisation, five hopeless juvenile criminals are sent away from prison into the Everglades for a survival training under the Indian Joe. When this is successful, they ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Michael Glaser | Stars: Stephen Lang, Michael Carmine, Lauren Holly, John Cameron Mitchell

Votes: 2,073 | Gross: $4.87M

23. Sibling Rivalry (1990)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy

5.4
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A frustrated woman's life gets even more frustrating once she gets into an affair with a man who suffers a fatal heart attack after their fling.

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: Kirstie Alley, Bill Pullman, Carrie Fisher, Jami Gertz

Votes: 1,984 | Gross: $17.85M

24. The Sacketts (1979 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Western

7.8
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Two part TV adaptation of Louis L'Amour's third novel in the Sackett series. The story follows the three Sackett brothers out west from their Tennessee home. Along the way the oldest, Tell,... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Elliott, Tom Selleck, Jeff Osterhage, Glenn Ford

Votes: 1,120

25. Wet Gold (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 91 min | Adventure, Drama

4.8
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Wet Gold is the story of a young woman (Laura), who works as a waitress in a cafe. Laura stumbles across a drunk elderly man (Sampson), who fills her with exciting stories of a boat that ... See full summary »

Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Brooke Shields, Burgess Meredith, Thomas Byrd, Brian Kerwin

Votes: 159

26. Wild Times (1980 TV Mini-Series)

195 min | Western

7.0
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A sharpshooting saddle tramp with a price on his head falls for the daughter of a wealthy ranch owner. He vows to win enough money in shooting contests to win her father's approval, but ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Elliott, Ben Johnson, Bruce Boxleitner, Penny Peyser

Votes: 150

27. Speed (1984)

30 min | Documentary, Short, History

7.0
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A documentary on the history on mankind's attempts to reach high speeds. Starting with the invention of the bicycle, going on to sports cars, cars with jet engines, rocket-powered cars, ... See full summary »

Director: Greg MacGillivray | Stars: James Burke, Monty Cox, Shane McCamey, Linda Hoy

Votes: 112

28. A Whale for the Killing (1981 TV Movie)

145 min | Drama

6.9
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A female humpback whale is stranded in a small area during a storm. Fishermen of the village seek to kill the whale but a man visiting the area fights to save the whale's life.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Peter Strauss, Dee Wallace, Kathryn Walker, Bruce McGill

Votes: 97

29. The Reversal of Richard Sun (1970)

55 min

8.0
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Follows the rise and fall of rebel leader in a post-apocalyptic world.

Director: John Milius | Stars: Richard Martens, John Milius

Votes: 7

30. Wild Times (1980– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1980)

Western

6.6
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Director: Richard Compton | Stars: Sam Elliott, Ben Johnson, Bruce Boxleitner, Penny Peyser

Votes: 5

32. Wild Times (1980– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (1980)

Western

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Director: Richard Compton | Stars: Sam Elliott, Ben Johnson, Bruce Boxleitner, Penny Peyser

33. The Sacketts (1979– )
Episode: Part II

Western

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Director: Robert Totten | Stars: Sam Elliott, Tom Selleck, Jeff Osterhage, Glenn Ford