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1. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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80 Metascore

After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 848,202 | Gross: $290.16M

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: 921,375 | Gross: $460.94M

3. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

8.5
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85 Metascore

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 668,018 | Gross: $242.37M

4. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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53 Metascore

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 691,026 | Gross: $309.13M

5. Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (2004 Video)

151 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

8.4
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An in-depth making of documentary about the original Star Wars trilogy, covering the productions of the three films and their impact on popular culture.

Directors: Edith Becker, Kevin Burns | Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Walter Cronkite, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg

Votes: 2,593

6. DVD Preview with Leonard Maltin Vol. 1 (2001 Video)

Documentary

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Director: Christopher Mollo | Stars: Leonard Maltin, Charles Gordon, Joe Johnston, Lukas Kendall

Votes: 5

7. The Avengers (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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69 Metascore

Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

Votes: 1,007,721 | Gross: $623.28M

8. Agent Carter (2015–2016)

TV-PG | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.1
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In 1946, Peggy Carter is relegated to secretarial duties in the Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR). When Howard Stark is accused of treason, he secretly recruits Peggy to clear his name with the help of his butler, Edwin Jarvis.

Stars: Hayley Atwell, James D'Arcy, Enver Gjokaj, Chad Michael Murray

Votes: 50,748

9. Agent Carter (2015–2016)
Episode: Now Is Not the End (2015)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.1
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In 1946, Peggy Carter is now a secretary for the Strategic Scientific Reserve. Howard Stark asks her for help when the country believes that he is selling deadly weapons to their enemies.

Director: Louis D'Esposito | Stars: Hayley Atwell, James D'Arcy, Chad Michael Murray, Enver Gjokaj

Votes: 2,256

10. The Iron Giant (1999)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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85 Metascore

A young boy befriends a giant robot from outer space that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel

Votes: 130,022 | Gross: $23.16M

11. The Lawful Truth (2014)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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As each suspect twists the truth in his or her favor, a frustrated investigator attempts to figure out what ultimately led to the death of a young law student.

Director: Mollie Fitzgerald | Stars: Joe Johnston, Carrie Lazar, Dayna Stephens, Osa Wallander

Votes: 7

12. Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe (2014 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary

7.9
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A look at the story behind Marvel Studios and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, featuring interviews and behind-the-scenes footage from all of the Marvel films, the Marvel One-Shots and "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."

Stars: Axel Alonso, Victoria Alonso, Hayley Atwell, Jeffrey Bell

Votes: 595

13. October Sky (1999)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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71 Metascore

The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen

Votes: 64,828 | Gross: $32.48M

14. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure

7.6
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57 Metascore

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

Votes: 333,799 | Gross: $179.87M

15. From 'Star Wars' to 'Jedi': The Making of a Saga (1983 TV Movie)

Unrated | 65 min | Documentary

7.6
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Ever wonder how they ever made Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi? Well this documentary explains it all as we're taken on a behind-the-scenes tour of the making of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark Hamill, George Lucas, Anthony Daniels, Harrison Ford

Votes: 466

16. Willow (1988)

PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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A reluctant dwarf must play a critical role in protecting a special baby from an evil queen.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Jean Marsh

Votes: 81,620 | Gross: $57.27M

17. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.3
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The adventures of the archelogical treasure hunter in his youth.

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier, Ronny Coutteure

Votes: 5,664

18. Marvel LIVE! World Premiere of Captain America: The First Avenger (2011 Video)

23 min | Short, News

7.3
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Director: Michael Toubassi | Stars: Jaimie Alexander, Hayley Atwell, Donald Ian Black, Dominic Cooper

Votes: 15

19. Droids (1985–1986)
Episode: Coby and the Starhunters (1985)

Adventure, Animation, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Jann Tosh and the droids are seeing to it that Prince Coby makes it safely to the Space Academy. While waiting to change ships at Zelakesh, Coby's rare and valuable pet Ingey is stolen by ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Stephenson | Stars: Anthony Daniels, Donny Burns, George Buza, Graeme Campbell

Votes: 22

20. Jumanji (1995)

PG | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.9
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39 Metascore

When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt, Jonathan Hyde

Votes: 209,968 | Gross: $100.20M

21. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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66 Metascore

Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Samuel L. Jackson, Hayley Atwell

Votes: 515,795 | Gross: $176.64M

22. The 100 Greatest Family Films (2005 TV Movie)

301 min | Documentary

6.9
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The top 100 family films, as voted for by the viewers.

Directors: Mark Murray, Helen Spencer | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Robert Abele, Richard Adams, Thelma Adams

Votes: 79

23. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)
Episode: Princeton, February 1916 (1993)

Action, Adventure, Family

6.9
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Old Indy meets a man driving a monster truck with the biggest set of wheels he ever saw at the gas station. He is reminded of his own teenage dream of driving the hottest car to his junior ... See full summary »

Directors: Joe Johnston, Carl Schultz | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Lloyd Owen, George Hall, Robyn Lively

Votes: 64

24. Battlestar Galactica (1978)

PG | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.

Directors: Richard A. Colla, Alan J. Levi | Stars: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

Votes: 6,163

25. Hidalgo (2004)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.7
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54 Metascore

In 1890, a down-and-out cowboy and his horse travel to Arabia to compete in a deadly cross desert horse race.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Zuleikha Robinson, Louise Lombard

Votes: 68,167 | Gross: $67.29M

26. The Special Effects of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Joe Johnston, Kathleen Kennedy, Michael Lantieri, Téa Leoni

Votes: 33

27. *batteries not included (1987)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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Apartment block tenants seek the aid of alien mechanical life-forms to save their building from demolition.

Director: Matthew Robbins | Stars: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña

Votes: 23,674 | Gross: $32.95M

28. The Sound and Music of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Christopher Boyes, Don Davis, Tony Eckert, Joe Johnston

Votes: 22

29. The Rocketeer (1991)

PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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62 Metascore

A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high flying masked hero.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton

Votes: 43,990 | Gross: $46.70M

30. Always (1989)

PG | 122 min | Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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50 Metascore

A romantic adventure about a legendary pilot's passion for dare-devil firefighting and his girl.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson, John Goodman

Votes: 22,374 | Gross: $43.86M

31. Hollywood's Best Film Directors (2009–2014)

26 min | Biography

6.4
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Looks at Hollywood's best or luckiest directors.

Stars: Chris Columbus, Francis Ford Coppola, Andrew Davis, George Lucas

Votes: 61

32. Star Wars: The Great Heep (1986 TV Movie)

48 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.4
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C-3PO and R2-D2 are on their way to Biitu to meet their new master, Mungo Baobab, when their ship is attacked and they are taken prisoner. Biitu has been taken over by the giant mechanical ... See full summary »

Director: Clive A. Smith | Stars: Anthony Daniels, Long John Baldry, Winston Rekert, Graeme Campbell

Votes: 117

33. The Art of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001 Video)

8 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Rodolfo Damaggio, Joe Johnston, Kathleen Kennedy, David Lowery

Votes: 27

34. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.3
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63 Metascore

The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman, Kristine Sutherland

Votes: 108,217 | Gross: $130.72M

35. The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Spring Break Adventure (1999 Video)

96 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.3
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It's 1916, and Indiana Jones is living with his dad in Princeton, New Jersey. Spring break is fast approaching, and all Indy can think of is taking his girlfriend Nancy (daughter of ... See full summary »

Directors: Joe Johnston, Carl Schultz | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Lloyd Owen, Ronny Coutteure, Robyn Lively

Votes: 438

36. The 54th Annual Academy Awards (1982 TV Special)

Documentary

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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Johnny Carson, Debbie Allen, Karen Allen, Peter Allen

Votes: 83

37. The Making of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001 Video)

23 min | Adventure, Documentary, Short

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We look at the special effects and animatronics made for the motion picture, Jurassic Park III (2001). Interviews with the cast and crew give us a sneak peek at the film. The movie used ... See full summary »

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Kathleen Kennedy, Sam Neill, Joe Johnston, William H. Macy

Votes: 97

38. Droids (1985–1986)

24 min | Adventure, Animation, Sci-Fi

6.2
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The adventures of R2-D2 and C-3P0 before they joined Luke Skywalker.

Stars: Anthony Daniels, Lesleh Donaldson, Don Francks, John Stocker

Votes: 926

39. The Dinosaurs of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001 Video)

8 min | Adventure, Documentary, Short

6.1
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This brief piece reveals to us the many alterations that were made to take on new kinds of dinosaurs for the film Jurassic Park III (2001). The Raptors have changed slightly, according to ... See full summary »

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Joe Johnston, Jack Horner, William H. Macy, Kathleen Kennedy

Votes: 61

40. Jurassic Park III (2001)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.9
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42 Metascore

A decidedly odd couple with ulterior motives convince Dr. Alan Grant to go to Isla Sorna (the second InGen dinosaur lab.), resulting in an unexpected landing...and unexpected new inhabitants on the island.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Téa Leoni, Alessandro Nivola

Votes: 221,939 | Gross: $181.17M

41. The Pagemaster (1994)

G | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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A cowardly boy who buries himself in accident statistics enters a library to escape a storm only to be transformed into an animated illustration by the Pagemaster. He has to work through obstacles from classic books to return to real life.

Directors: Pixote Hunt, Joe Johnston | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd, Kanin Howell, Alexis Kirschner

Votes: 16,124 | Gross: $12.04M

42. Captain America: The First Avenger - Outfitting a Hero (2011 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short

5.9
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Featurette on the redesign for the screen of the title character's outfit for Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).

Stars: Kevin Feige, Ryan Meinerding, Stephen Broussard, Joe Quesada

Votes: 14

43. The Wolfman (2010)

R | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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43 Metascore

Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Simon Merrells

Votes: 89,899 | Gross: $61.94M

44. Not Safe for Work (2014)

74 min | Thriller

5.8
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An office worker is trapped inside the building where a killer is on the loose.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Michael Gladis, Dan Bakkedahl, Max Minghella, Frankie J. Allison

Votes: 3,026

45. The Ewok Adventure (1984 TV Movie)

96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.5
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Wicket the Ewok and his friends agree to help two shipwrecked human children on a quest to find their parents.

Director: John Korty | Stars: Eric Walker, Warwick Davis, Fionnula Flanagan, Guy Boyd

Votes: 7,536

46. Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985 TV Movie)

94 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.5
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The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and the Ewok Wicket ... See full summary »

Directors: Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat | Stars: Wilford Brimley, Warwick Davis, Aubree Miller, Siân Phillips

Votes: 6,405

47. Made in Hollywood (2005– )

60 min | Talk-Show

5.3
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"MADE IN HOLLYWOOD", is an inventive behind-the-screen entertainment news, headline; magazine-styled series, featuring exclusive celebrity interviews with Hollywood's premiere talent. There... See full summary »

Stars: Kylie Erica Mar, Julie L. Harkness, Patrick Stinson, Rahsan-Rahsan Lindsay

Votes: 180

48. Lions and Monkeys and Pods... Oh My!: The Special Effects of 'Jumanji' (1999 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Family

5.1
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Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Mark S. Miller, Tom Woodruff Jr., Alec Gillis, Carl N. Frederick

Votes: 55

49. Howard the Duck (1986)

PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.6
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A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop an alien invader.

Director: Willard Huyck | Stars: Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins, Ed Gale

Votes: 33,934 | Gross: $16.30M

50. Beyond Jurassic Park (2001 Video)

118 min

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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Christopher Boyes, Rick Carter, Vanessa Lee Chester

Votes: 225