Movies that I Rate Higher Now than I Did Then

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1.
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
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Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. While the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep. (91 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ Old: 8 or 9/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
2.
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Freddy Krueger returns once again to haunt both the dreams of Springwood's last surviving teenager and a woman with a deep connection to him. (89 mins.)
Director: Rachel Talalay
“ Old: 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
3.
Adventures in Babysitting (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A babysitter must leave her safe suburban surroundings and head for the heart of the big city to rescue a stranded friend, unaware of the perilous adventures that await her and the kids she's looking after who have tagged along. (102 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ Old: 7 or 8/10
New: 9/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
4.
The Birds (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people. (119 mins.)
“ Old: 6 or 7/10
New: 9/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
5.
Alien (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as distress call, their landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform. Continuing their journey back to Earth with the attacked crew having recovered and the critter deceased, they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Old: 6/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
6.
Batman (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Old: 7/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
7.
Batman Returns (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda. (126 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Old: 7/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
8.
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Belle, whose father is imprisoned by the Beast, offers herself instead, unaware her captor to be an enchanted prince. (84 mins.)
“ Old: 810
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
9.
Bye Bye Birdie (1995 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Rock-and-roll icon Conrad Birdie is about to go into the Army, and plans are being made to arrange his final going-away concert. (135 mins.)
Director: Gene Saks
“ Old: 7/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
10.
Campfire Stories (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  
Two teens on their way to a backwoods party come across a beautiful young woman having car trouble. Their search for help only gets them lost... (95 mins.)
“ Old: 7/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
11.
Captain Ron (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A family in Chicago inherits the yacht formerly owned by Clark Gable. They decide to sail it from the island of Ste... (90 mins.)
Director: Thom Eberhardt
“ Old: 7/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
12.
City Slickers II: The Legend of Curly's Gold (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Shortly after their first western adventure, Mitch Robbins and his friends discover a treasure map that belonged to their late trail guide Curly and set out to discover its secrets. (116 mins.)
Director: Paul Weiland
“ Old: 7 or 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
13.
Clue (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Six guests are invited to a strange house and must cooperate with the staff to solve a murder mystery. (94 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Lynn
“ Old: 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
14.
Field of Dreams (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the Chicago White Sox come. (107 mins.)
“ Old: 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
15.
Frequency (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An accidental cross-time radio link connects father and son across 30 years. The son tries to save his father's life, but then must fix the consequences. (118 mins.)
Director: Gregory Hoblit
“ Old: 3/10
New: 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
16.
Goosebumps (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Jessica, a teenage girl obsessed with money but greedy when it comes to sharing it, is swept away into a surreal small town environment and learns the hard way that being greedy gets you nothing but trouble. (22 mins.)
“ Old: 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
17.
Goosebumps (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Matthew, who loves baseball but isn't very good at it, has the chance to play for his life in a surreal version of the game. (22 mins.)
 
18.
Goosebumps (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A boy's friends try to save him from being turned into a plastic doll by a sadistic and stuck-up man. (22 mins.)
 
19.
High Anxiety (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Mel Brooks' parody of Alfred Hitchcock films. (94 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
“ Old: 7/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
20.
Hocus Pocus (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
After three centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl and an immortal cat to put an end to the witches' reign of terror once and for all. (96 mins.)
Director: Kenny Ortega
“ Old: 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
21.
Hook (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When Captain Hook kidnaps his children, an adult Peter Pan must return to Neverland and reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy. (142 mins.)
“ Old: 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
22.
Jaws 2 (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters. (116 mins.)
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
“ Old: 7/10
New: 9/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
23.
Jaws 3-D (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
The sons of police chief Brody must protect civilians at a SeaWorld theme park after a 35-foot shark becomes trapped in the park with them. (99 mins.)
Director: Joe Alves
“ Old: 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
24.
Mary Poppins (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A magic nanny comes to work for a cold banker's unhappy family. (139 mins.)
“ Old: 6 or 7/10
New: 9/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
25.
Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (2000 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The Hansen kids are in a jam. Adam and his best friend Duffy have gotten their hands on some tickets for the Headless Horseman concert... (85 mins.)
Director: Stephen Boyum
“ Old: 7/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
26.
Operation Dumbo Drop (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
To keep the loyalty of a village during the Vietnam war, a U.S. Army officer and his unit struggle to deliver it a live elephant. (107 mins.)
Director: Simon Wincer
“ Old: 7/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
27.
Phantom of the Opera (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A disfigured violinist haunts the Paris Opera House. (92 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
“ Old: 7/10
New: 7 or 8/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
28.
Pinocchio's Revenge (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Defense attorney Jennifer Garrick acquires a Pinocchio puppet from a condemned serial killer. Her pre-teen daughter... (96 mins.)
Director: Kevin S. Tenney
“ Old: 7/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
29.
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead. (143 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ Old: 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
30.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis. (115 mins.)
“ Old: 6/10
New: 8/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
31.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A skirmish in Shanghai puts archaeologist Indiana Jones, his partner Short Round and singer Willie Scott crossing paths with an Indian village desperate to reclaim a rock stolen by a secret cult beneath the catacombs of an ancient palace. (118 mins.)
“ Old: 7/10
New: 9/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
32.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis. (127 mins.)
“ Old: 7/10
New: 8/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
33.
Scrooged (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve. (101 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
“ Old: 7/10
New: 8 or 9/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
34.
Spaced Invaders (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Dimwitted Martians drop into a little Illinois town on the day that the local radio station happens to rebroadcast Orson Welles 1938 "War Of The Worlds". (100 mins.)
“ Old: 610
New: 8/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
35.
Spy Kids (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
The children of secret-agent parents must save them from danger. (88 mins.)
“ Old: 8/10
New: 9/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
36.
Stargate (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra. (116 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
“ Old: 3/10
New: 7/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
37.
The Ewok Adventure (1984 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Wicket the Ewok and his friends agree to help two shipwrecked human children on a quest to find their parents. (96 mins.)
Director: John Korty
“ Old: 6 or 7/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
38.
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents... (94 mins.)
Director: Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat
“ Old: 7 or 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
39.
The Funhouse (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Four teenage friends spend the night in a carnival funhouse and are stalked by a deformed man in a Frankenstein mask. (96 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ Old: 7/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
40.
The Goonies (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure. (114 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
“ Old: 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
41.
The Land Before Time (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley. (69 mins.)
Director: Don Bluth
“ Old: 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
42.
The Lion King (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble. (89 mins.)
“ Old: 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
43.
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Kermit and his friends go to New York to get their musical on Broadway only to find it's a more difficult task than they anticipated. (94 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ Old: 710
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
44.
The Perfect Nanny (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
After she is released from a mental hospital, a woman obsessed with romance novels takes a job as a nanny to a handsome widower -- and will kill anyone who stands in the way of her becoming his wife. (90 mins.)
“ Old: 8 or 9/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
45.
The Whipping Boy (1994 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The king of tiny Bratenberg hopes in vain his lazy, unruly heir Horace will behave for the sake of his whipping boy... (96 mins.)
“ Old: 7/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
46.
What Lies Beneath (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The wife of a university research scientist believes that her lakeside Vermont home is haunted by a ghost - or that she is losing her mind. (130 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Old: 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
47.
White Christmas (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general. (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
“ Old: 7/10
New: 8/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
48.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder. (104 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Old: 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
49.
Willow (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A reluctant dwarf must play a critical role in protecting a special baby from an evil queen. (126 mins.)
Director: Ron Howard
“ Old: 8/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1
 
50.
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Charlie receives a golden ticket to a factory, his sweet tooth wants going into the lushing candy, it turns out there's an adventure in everything. (100 mins.)
Director: Mel Stuart
“ Old: 7/10
New: 10/10 ” - hiddenagenda1