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1. Cosmos (1980)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

9.3
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Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe.

Stars: Carl Sagan, Jaromír Hanzlík, Jonathan Fahn, Alan Belod

Votes: 26,640

2. Cosmos (1980)
Episode: One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue (1980)

TV-PG | Documentary

9.0
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Carl Sagan examines the origin, development, and complexity of life on Earth and speculates on the possibility of life developing elsewhere in the universe.

Directors: Adrian Malone, David Kennard, Rob McCain, David F. Oyster, Richard Wells | Stars: Carl Sagan, Alan Belod, Jean Charney, Jonathan Fahn

Votes: 307

3. Cosmos (1980)
Episode: The Shores of the Cosmic Ocean (1980)

TV-PG | Documentary

8.9
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Carl Sagan examines our planet's place in the universe by leading us on a journey from Earth to Deep Space.

Directors: Adrian Malone, Geoffrey Haines-Stiles, Rob McCain, David F. Oyster, Tom Weidlinger, Richard J. Wells | Stars: Carl Sagan, Jaromír Hanzlík

Votes: 410

4. Cosmos (1980)
Episode: Harmony of the Worlds (1980)

TV-PG | Documentary

8.8
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After briefly looking at the pseudoscience of astrology, Carl Sagan examines the history of astronomy from ancient times through Ptolemy to Johannes Kepler.

Directors: Adrian Malone, Geoffrey Haines-Stiles, David Kennard, David F. Oyster, Tom Weidlinger | Stars: Carl Sagan, Alan Belod, Jean Charney, Jonathan Fahn

Votes: 282

5. Apocalypse Now (1979)

R | 147 min | Drama, War

8.5
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94 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: 497,156 | Gross: $83.47M

6. Father Knows Best: Home for Christmas (1977 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama, Family

8.3
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The original cast of "Father Knows Best" returns for the second reunion movie. After learning that none of the children will be home for Christmas, Jim and Margaret decide to sell their house.

Director: Norman Abbott | Stars: Robert Young, Jane Wyatt, Susan Adams, Oliver Aubrey

Votes: 77

7. Ann-Margret: From Hollywood with Love (1969 TV Special)

60 min | Comedy, Music

8.3
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Director: David Winters | Stars: Ann-Margret, Benny Baker, Lucille Ball, Lonney Lewis

Votes: 14

8. The Untouchables (1987)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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79 Metascore

Federal Agent Eliot Ness sets out to stop Al Capone; because of rampant corruption, he assembles a small, hand-picked team.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro, Charles Martin Smith

Votes: 236,587 | Gross: $76.27M

9. Carlito's Way (1993)

R | 144 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Sean Penn, Penelope Ann Miller, John Leguizamo

Votes: 174,760 | Gross: $36.95M

10. Summer Knows (2011)

11 min | Short, Drama

7.9
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An accidental encounter between a young man and a couple turns into a game of light and shadow.

Director: Jan Seemann | Stars: Sven Gielnik, Jérémy Kapone, Valeria Schneider

Votes: 9

11. Visions of Light (1992)

92 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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Cameramen and women discuss the craft and art of cinematography and of the "DP" (the director of photography), illustrating their points with clips from 100 films, from Birth of a Nation to... See full summary »

Directors: Arnold Glassman, Todd McCarthy, Stuart Samuels | Stars: Conrad L. Hall, John Bailey, Vilmos Zsigmond, Charles Lang

Votes: 2,708 | Gross: $0.80M

12. Staying Gold: A Look Back at 'The Outsiders' (2005 Video)

26 min | Documentary, Short

7.6
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Join director Francis Coppola and his remarkable cast (including Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Rob Lowe and C. Thomas Howell) as they reminisce about their experiences shooting "The Outsiders... See full summary »

Director: Kim Aubry | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Francis Ford Coppola, S.E. Hinton, Stephen H. Burum

Votes: 29

13. The Perils of Priscilla (1969)

17 min | Short

7.5
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Short film about a house cat named Priscilla that spends a day in the city of Los Angeles.

Director: Carroll Ballard

Votes: 20

14. 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: 9,673

15. The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love Story (1980 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 199 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.3
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An American athlete and a Russian gymnast meet just before the Moscow Olympics and fall in love.

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, David Keith, Richard Lawson, Victor French

Votes: 83

16. The Outsiders (1983)

PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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38 Metascore

The rivalry between two gangs, the poor Greasers and the rich Socs, only heats up when one gang member kills a member of the other.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, Patrick Swayze

Votes: 62,448 | Gross: $25.60M

17. Land of the Lost (1974–1977)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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A family is thrown back in time and must survive in a dinosaur dominated land.

Stars: Wesley Eure, Kathy Coleman, Spencer Milligan, Phillip Paley

Votes: 1,920

18. Mork & Mindy (1978–1982)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

7.2
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A wacky alien comes to Earth to study its residents, and the life of the human woman he boards with is never the same.

Stars: Robin Williams, Pam Dawber, Ralph James, Conrad Janis

Votes: 7,485

19. Rumble Fish (1983)

R | 94 min | Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

Rusty James, an absent-minded street thug struggles to live up to his legendary older brother's reputation, and longs for the days when gang warfare was going on.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Dennis Hopper

Votes: 26,523 | Gross: $2.49M

20. Nutcracker (1986)

G | 89 min | Family, Fantasy, Music

7.2
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The colorful holiday classic is finally brought to the big screen, designed by famed children's story author and artist Maurice Sendak, and written for the first time to be as close as ... See full summary »

Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Hugh Bigney, Vanessa Sharp, Patricia Barker, Wade Walthall

Votes: 619 | Gross: $0.78M

21. Mission: Impossible (1996)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.1
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59 Metascore

An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Béart, Henry Czerny

Votes: 326,379 | Gross: $180.98M

22. Casualties of War (1989)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, War

7.1
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During the Vietnam War, a soldier finds himself the outsider of his own squad when they unnecessarily kidnap a female villager.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Sean Penn, Don Harvey, John C. Reilly

Votes: 35,730 | Gross: $18.67M

23. Cinematographer Style (2006)

86 min | Documentary

7.1
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110 of the world's top cinematographers discuss the art of how and why films look the way they do.

Director: Jon Fauer | Stars: Remi Adefarasin, Russ T. Alsobrook, Howard A. Anderson III, Howard A. Anderson

Votes: 284

24. Body Double (1984)

R | 114 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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69 Metascore

A young actor's obsession with spying on a beautiful woman who lives nearby leads to a baffling series of events with drastic consequences.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Craig Wasson, Melanie Griffith, Gregg Henry, Deborah Shelton

Votes: 22,800 | Gross: $8.80M

25. The War of the Roses (1989)

R | 116 min | Comedy

6.8
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79 Metascore

A married couple try everything to get each other to leave the house in a vicious divorce battle.

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Marianne Sägebrecht

Votes: 41,051 | Gross: $86.89M

26. Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)

PG | 95 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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In a small American town, a diabolical circus and its demonic proprietor prey on the townsfolk.

Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Jason Robards, Jonathan Pryce, Diane Ladd, Royal Dano

Votes: 6,999 | Gross: $8.40M

27. The T.V. Show (1979 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

6.8
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A pilot for a sketch show. Features Spinal Tap among other comic performers.

Director: Tom Trbovich | Stars: Rob Reiner, Tom Leopold, Harry Shearer, Christopher Guest

Votes: 23

28. The Entity (1982)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Horror

6.6
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Supposedly based partially on a true story, a woman is tormented and sexually molested by an invisible demon.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver, David Labiosa, George Coe

Votes: 12,172 | Gross: $13.28M

29. Hoffa (1992)

R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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50 Metascore

The story of the notorious American labor union figure Jimmy Hoffa, who organizes a bitter strike, makes deals with members of the organized crime syndicate and mysteriously disappears in 1975.

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Armand Assante, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 18,379 | Gross: $24.28M

30. St. Elmo's Fire (1985)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A group of friends, just out of college, struggle with adulthood.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Andrew McCarthy, Emilio Estevez

Votes: 30,214 | Gross: $37.80M

31. 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: 11,724 | Gross: $16.19M

32. Uncommon Valor (1983)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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38 Metascore

Ten years after his son went MIA in Vietnam, U.S.Marine retired Colonel Jason Rhodes assembles a private rescue team to find Americans held in POW camps in Laos.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Gene Hackman, Patrick Swayze, Robert Stack, Fred Ward

Votes: 7,613 | Gross: $30.50M

33. Big Al (1993 TV Short)

24 min | Short

6.4
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A young screenwriter, Leo, is obsessed with Al Pacino.

Director: Jerry Levine | Stars: David Packer, Willie Garson

Votes: 19

34. 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: 538 | Gross: $0.14M

35. Raquel! (1970 TV Movie)

48 min | Comedy, Music

6.2
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TV special which showcases Raquel Welch's talents as a singer, dancer, and comedienne. Welch not only sings such hit songs as "Everybody's Talkin'," "Games People Play," "The Sound of ... See full summary »

Director: David Winters | Stars: Raquel Welch, John Wayne, Bob Hope, Tom Jones

Votes: 85

36. Mystery Men (1999)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

6.1
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65 Metascore

A group of inept amateur superheroes must try to save the day when a supervillian threatens to destroy a major superhero and the city.

Director: Kinka Usher | Stars: Ben Stiller, Janeane Garofalo, William H. Macy, Hank Azaria

Votes: 56,430 | Gross: $29.66M

37. Rodeo (1969)

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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A view of the 1968 National Rodeo Finals in Oklahoma City.

Director: Carroll Ballard

Votes: 25

38. On Location in Tulsa: The Making of 'Rumble Fish' (2005 Video)

12 min | Short

6.1
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Stars: Martin Bresin, Stephen H. Burum, Nicolas Cage, Doug Claybourne

Votes: 15

39. Snake Eyes (1998)

R | 98 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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52 Metascore

A shady police detective finds himself in the middle of a murder conspiracy at an important boxing match in an Atlantic City casino.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, John Heard, Carla Gugino

Votes: 67,846 | Gross: $55.59M

40. The Shadow (1994)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.0
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In 1930's New York City, the Shadow battles his nemesis, Shiwan Khan, who is building an atomic bomb.

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Alec Baldwin, John Lone, Penelope Ann Miller, Peter Boyle

Votes: 20,114 | Gross: $32.06M

41. Raising Cain (1992)

R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.0
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The oncologist wife of a prominent child psychologist suspects her husband has an unhealthy scientific obsession with their child, unaware of what - or who - is really going on inside his head.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich, Steven Bauer, Frances Sternhagen

Votes: 11,128 | Gross: $21.37M

42. The Special London Bridge Special (1972 TV Movie)

48 min | Comedy, Musical

5.9
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In 1972, the Arizona State Park bought the London Bridge. Tom Jones (as himself) is magically transported to the bridge's new location where he, befuddled, sings with other celebrities, has adventures and gets kidnapped by "the villain".

Director: David Winters | Stars: Tom Jones, Jennifer O'Neill, Kirk Douglas, Rudolf Nureyev

Votes: 36

43. Life or Something Like It (2002)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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31 Metascore

A reporter interviews a psychic, who tells her that she's going to die and her life is meaningless.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Angelina Jolie, Edward Burns, Tony Shalhoub, Christian Kane

Votes: 20,737 | Gross: $14.45M

44. The Untouchables: Production Stories (2004 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short

5.8
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Stephen H. Burum, Sean Connery, Kevin Costner, Brian De Palma

Votes: 26

45. 8 Million Ways to Die (1986)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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Scudder is a detective with the Sheriff's Department who is forced to shoot a violent suspect during a narcotics raid. The ensuing psychological aftermath of this shooting worsens his ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Rosanna Arquette, Alexandra Paul, Randy Brooks

Votes: 3,663 | Gross: $1.31M

46. The Untouchables: Re-Inventing the Genre (2004 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

5.7
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Stephen H. Burum, Kevin Costner, Brian De Palma, Art Linson

Votes: 23

47. Mission to Mars (2000)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.6
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34 Metascore

When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster after reporting an unidentified structure, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Tim Robbins, Gary Sinise, Don Cheadle, Connie Nielsen

Votes: 63,985 | Gross: $60.88M

48. He Said, She Said (1991)

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

5.6
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Dan and Lorie are journalists working in the same office. More often than not they have opposing view of the issue in question. Deciding that this is hot stuff, a television producer gives ... See full summary »

Directors: Ken Kwapis, Marisa Silver | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Elizabeth Perkins, Nathan Lane, Anthony LaPaglia

Votes: 5,344 | Gross: $9.80M

49. The Untouchables: The Classic (2004 Video)

6 min | Documentary, Short

5.6
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Stephen H. Burum, Brian De Palma, Art Linson, Charles Martin Smith

Votes: 24

50. Death Valley (1982)

R | 87 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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A divorced mother, her young son and her new boyfriend set out on a road trip through Death Valley and run afoul of a local serial killer.

Director: Dick Richards | Stars: Paul Le Mat, Catherine Hicks, Stephen McHattie, Wilford Brimley

Votes: 1,084