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1. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

R | 180 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime

8.2
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75 Metascore

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort, from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey

Votes: 877,885 | Gross: $116.87M

2. Catch Me If You Can (2002)

PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.1
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76 Metascore

The story of Frank Abagnale Jr., before his 19th birthday, successfully forged millions of dollars' worth of checks while posing as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor, and legal prosecutor as a seasoned and dedicated FBI agent pursues him.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen

Votes: 597,334 | Gross: $164.44M

3. The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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85 Metascore

Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.

Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Matt Damon, Edgar Ramírez, Joan Allen, Julia Stiles

Votes: 530,745 | Gross: $227.14M

4. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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73 Metascore

Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man when a new threat emerges.

Director: Jon Watts | Stars: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei

Votes: 101,539 | Gross: $208.27M

5. John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.7
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75 Metascore

After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his life.

Director: Chad Stahelski | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose

Votes: 157,715 | Gross: $91.97M

6. Doctor Strange (2016)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.6
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72 Metascore

While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong

Votes: 321,463 | Gross: $232.60M

7. Okja (2017)

TV-MA | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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76 Metascore

Meet Mija, a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating animal named Okja.

Director: Joon-ho Bong | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Seo-Hyun Ahn, Jake Gyllenhaal

Votes: 27,825

8. Reign Over Me (2007)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.5
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61 Metascore

A man who lost his family in the September 11 attack on New York City runs into his old college roommate. Rekindling the friendship is the one thing that appears able to help the man recover from his grief.

Director: Mike Binder | Stars: Adam Sandler, Don Cheadle, Jada Pinkett Smith, Liv Tyler

Votes: 86,421 | Gross: $19.66M

9. Metropolitan (1990)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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77 Metascore

A group of young upper-class Manhattanites are blithely passing through the gala debutante season, when an unusual outsider joins them and stirs them up.

Director: Whit Stillman | Stars: Carolyn Farina, Edward Clements, Chris Eigeman, Taylor Nichols

Votes: 7,684 | Gross: $2.94M

10. Too Big to Fail (2011 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 99 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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Chronicles the financial meltdown of 2008 and centers on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: James Woods, John Heard, William Hurt, Erin Dilly

Votes: 12,251

11. Cold Mountain (2003)

R | 154 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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73 Metascore

In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.

Director: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Eileen Atkins

Votes: 123,395 | Gross: $95.63M

12. The Age of Innocence (1993)

PG | 139 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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83 Metascore

A tale of nineteenth-century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Linda Faye Farkas

Votes: 38,607 | Gross: $32.00M

13. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure

7.0
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66 Metascore

After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parent's mysterious death.

Director: Marc Webb | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Irrfan Khan

Votes: 479,972 | Gross: $262.03M

14. Made in Jersey (2012)
Episode: Pilot (2012)

43 min | Drama

7.0
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Martina is a first year lawyer. In the conference room with all the lawyers to assist on a big case, Martina speaks up with an insight to the evidence against their client. She gets noticed and asked to be third chair on another case.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Janet Montgomery, Pablo Schreiber, Stephanie March, Toni Trucks

Votes: 56

15. Private Parts (1997)

R | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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67 Metascore

The autobiographical story of Howard Stern, the radio rebel who is now also a TV personality, an author and a movie star.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Howard Stern, Mary McCormack, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris

Votes: 30,534 | Gross: $41.20M

16. To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Three drag queens travel cross-country until their car breaks down, leaving them stranded in a small town.

Director: Beeban Kidron | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, John Leguizamo, Stockard Channing

Votes: 22,655 | Gross: $36.48M

17. The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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55 Metascore

Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, John Travolta, Luis Guzmán, Victor Gojcaj

Votes: 159,071 | Gross: $65.45M

18. Last Action Hero (1993)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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44 Metascore

With the help of a magic ticket, a young film fan is transported into the fictional world of his favorite action film character.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, F. Murray Abraham, Art Carney, Charles Dance

Votes: 113,009 | Gross: $50.02M

19. A Brother's Kiss (1997)

R | 92 min | Drama

6.3
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Two brothers, Lex and younger Mick, are living in Harlem. Mick is a policeman, and Lex, who spent youth years in reformatory because of injustice after he confronted the cop who tried to ... See full summary »

Director: Seth Zvi Rosenfeld | Stars: Nick Chinlund, Michael Raynor, Justin Pierce, Joshua Danowsky

Votes: 297

20. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure

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: 412,003 | Gross: $336.53M

21. Earthly Possessions (1999 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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A bored wife, who is planning to run away from her minister husband, is taken hostage in a bank robbery. However, she sees the thrill in being involved in the chase and becomes an ... See full summary »

Director: James Lapine | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Phoebe Lapine, Anna Rose Menken, Marge Redmond

Votes: 1,245

22. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.1
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46 Metascore

Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake must find and train Merlin's descendant to defeat dark sorceress Morgana la Fée.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molina, Teresa Palmer

Votes: 131,839 | Gross: $63.14M

23. Shall We Dance (2004)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.1
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47 Metascore

A romantic comedy where a bored, overworked Estate Lawyer, upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 37,518 | Gross: $57.89M

24. Frankenhooker (1990)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror

6.1
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A medical student sets out to recreate his decapitated fiancée by building her a new body made of Manhattan street prostitutes.

Director: Frank Henenlotter | Stars: James Lorinz, Joanne Ritchie, Patty Mullen, J.J. Clark

Votes: 6,772 | Gross: $0.21M

25. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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40 Metascore

After facing Shredder, who has joined forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and henchmen Bebop and Rocksteady to take over the world, the Turtles must confront an even greater nemesis: the notorious Krang.

Director: Dave Green | Stars: Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Tyler Perry, Laura Linney

Votes: 62,293 | Gross: $0.54M

26. 28 Days (2000)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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46 Metascore

A big-city newspaper columnist is forced to enter a drug and alcohol rehab center after ruining her sister's wedding and crashing a stolen limousine.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen, Dominic West, Elizabeth Perkins

Votes: 36,611 | Gross: $37.04M

27. The Object of My Affection (1998)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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51 Metascore

A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.

Director: Nicholas Hytner | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Paul Rudd, Kali Rocha, Lena Cardwell

Votes: 16,344 | Gross: $29.11M

28. Duplex (2003)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy

5.9
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50 Metascore

A young couple has a chance to move into a gorgeous duplex in the perfect New York neighborhood. All they have to do is bump off the current tenant, a cute little old lady.

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Ben Stiller, Drew Barrymore, Eileen Essell, Harvey Fierstein

Votes: 48,447 | Gross: $9.65M

29. Billy Bathgate (1991)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz.

Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Nicole Kidman, Loren Dean, Bruce Willis

Votes: 10,008 | Gross: $15.97M

30. The Cowboy Way (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.8
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Buddies Pepper Lewis (Woody Harrelson) and Sonny Gilstrap (Kiefer Sutherland) who are championship rodeo partners travel to New York to find their missing friend, Nacho Salazar Joaquín ... See full summary »

Director: Gregg Champion | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Kiefer Sutherland, Dylan McDermott, Ernie Hudson

Votes: 6,573 | Gross: $20.28M

31. Made in Jersey (2012)

43 min | Drama

5.8
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Centers on a working-class woman who uses her street smarts to compete with her more polished colleagues at a top New York law firm.

Stars: Janet Montgomery, Felix Solis, Erin Cummings, Kyle MacLachlan

Votes: 983

32. Wedding Daze (2006)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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This is a comedy that shows us that love has nothing to do with perfection. After losing the woman of his dreams, Anderson is convinced he'll never fall in love again. But at the urging of ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ian Black | Stars: Jason Biggs, Isla Fisher, Michael Weston, Ebon Moss-Bachrach

Votes: 13,333

33. The Pink Panther (2006)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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38 Metascore

Bumbling Inspector Clouseau must solve the murder of a famous soccer coach and find out who stole the infamous Pink Panther diamond.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer

Votes: 69,323 | Gross: $82.23M

34. Money Train (1995)

R | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.6
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A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him.

Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Jennifer Lopez, Robert Blake

Votes: 33,720 | Gross: $35.32M

35. The Smurfs (2011)

PG | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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30 Metascore

When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world into New York City.

Director: Raja Gosnell | Stars: Hank Azaria, Katy Perry, Jonathan Winters, Neil Patrick Harris

Votes: 70,949 | Gross: $142.61M

36. The Guru (2002)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

5.4
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47 Metascore

South Asian Ramu Gupta has always been fascinated with western movie musicals and has wanted to be an American movie star primarily as a dancer. So when he hears from his friend Vijay Rao ... See full summary »

Director: Daisy von Scherler Mayer | Stars: Jimi Mistry, Heather Graham, Marisa Tomei, Michael McKean

Votes: 13,897 | Gross: $3.03M

37. The Astronaut's Wife (1999)

R | 109 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.3
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37 Metascore

After an explosion in space and subsequent two-minute radio-out period, two astronauts return home to their wives. Slightly it's revealed that they're not the same as they were.

Director: Rand Ravich | Stars: Charlize Theron, Johnny Depp, Joe Morton, Clea DuVall

Votes: 47,376 | Gross: $10.65M

38. Little Black Book (2004)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

5.3
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36 Metascore

A woman snoops through her boyfriend's palm pilot and reveals his former girlfriends, which causes her to question why they're still listed in his little black book.

Director: Nick Hurran | Stars: Brittany Murphy, Ron Livingston, Holly Hunter, Kathy Bates

Votes: 15,717 | Gross: $20.42M

39. Freedomland (2006)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.1
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43 Metascore

A black police detective must solve a strange case of a kidnapped boy and deal with a big racial protest.

Director: Joe Roth | Stars: Julianne Moore, Samuel L. Jackson, Edie Falco, Ron Eldard

Votes: 13,872 | Gross: $12.51M

40. The Happening (2008)

R | 91 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.0
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34 Metascore

A science teacher, his wife, and a young girl struggle to survive a plague that causes those infected to commit suicide.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo, Ashlyn Sanchez

Votes: 172,286 | Gross: $64.51M

41. Sliver (1993)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller

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A woman moves into an exclusive New York City apartment building, which she soon discovers houses tenants with all manner of shocking secrets.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Sharon Stone, William Baldwin, Tom Berenger, Polly Walker

Votes: 24,246 | Gross: $36.30M