Top Remakes of the 20th Century

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1.
Alice in Wonderland (1985 TV Movie)
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Alice is in Looking Glass land, where she meets many Looking Glass creatures and attempts to avoid the Jabberwocky, a monster that appears due to her being afraid. (187 mins.)
Director: Harry Harris
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The Prince and the Surfer (1999)
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The classic Twain story "The Prince and the Pauper" gets a modern slant when Prince Edward of Gelfland... (89 mins.)
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3.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
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Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home in Kansas and help her friends as well. (102 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
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4.
Hook (1991)
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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.)
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5.
Hansel and Gretel (1987)
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Based on the fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm. Hansel and Gretel are trapped in the deceptively decorated... (84 mins.)
Director: Len Talan
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6.
Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
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A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise. (116 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
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7.
Peter Pan (1960 TV Special)
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In this magical tale about the boy who refuses to grow up, Peter Pan and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of Wendy... (100 mins.)
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8.
Pinocchio (1976 TV Movie)
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A television musical adaptation of Carol Collodi's popular fairy tale. (73 mins.)
Director: Ron Field, Sid Smith
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9.
The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
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A young soprano becomes the obsession of a horribly disfigured composer, who has plans for those who oppose him or the young singer. (93 mins.)
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10.
Phantom of the Rue Morgue (1954)
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After several women are murdered, the police are baffled who the suspect is. All evidence points to Dupin, but soon it becomes apparent that it is something that is stronger and more deadlier than man. (83 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
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11.
Bye Bye Birdie (1995 TV Movie)
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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
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12.
Masters of the Universe (1987)
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The heroic warrior He-Man battles against lord Skeletor and his armies of darkness for control of Castle Grayskull. (106 mins.)
Director: Gary Goddard
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13.
Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)
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A young boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has... (85 mins.)
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14.
Ye ban ge sheng (1995)
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In 1936 China, a nearly bankrupt drama troupe starts performing in a burned-out theater where the great actor Song Danping was killed... (100 mins.)
Director: Ronny Yu
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15.
Babes in Toyland (1986 TV Movie)
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A young girl wakes up in the realm of Toyland, where she teams up with her family and friends to overthrow the evil villain named, Barnaby. (140 mins.)
Director: Clive Donner
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16.
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
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A young woman whose father has been imprisoned by a terrifying beast offers herself in his place, unaware that her captor is actually a prince, physically altered by a magic spell. (84 mins.)
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17.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1972)
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Alice (Fiona Fullerton) falls down a rabbit hole and into a magical dream world populated by surreal characters and bewildering adventures... (101 mins.)
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18.
The Mummy's Hand (1940)
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An ancient mummy is revived to destroy the invaders of the 3,000 year-old tomb of an Egyptian princess. (67 mins.)
Director: Christy Cabanne
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19.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)
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In fifteenth century Paris, the brother of the archdeacon plots with the gypsy king to foment a peasant revolt. Meanwhile, a freakish hunchback falls in love with the gypsy queen. (133 mins.)
Director: Wallace Worsley
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20.
The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
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Terror strikes the London Opera House as a new opera is disrupted by the actions of a deformed specter of the show's past who has an obsession with one of the production's chorus girl. (90 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
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21.
Alice Through the Looking Glass (1966 TV Movie)
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A made-for-television musical following the further adventures of Alice in Wonderland. This time, she's... (72 mins.)
Director: Alan Handley
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22.
Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)
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While on the telephone, an invalid woman overhears what she thinks is a murder plot and attempts to prevent it. (89 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
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23.
Rear Window (1998 TV Movie)
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Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology. (89 mins.)
Director: Jeff Bleckner
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24.
Snow White (1987)
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Dame Diana Rigg (TV's "The Avengers"), Billy Barty ("Willow") and Sarah Patterson ("The Company of Wolves") as Snow White star in this feature-length, live-action, musical version of the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. (85 mins.)
Director: Michael Berz
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25.
She Freak (1967)
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Claire Brennen stars as a waitress who leaves the greasy-diner business for the excitement of the carnival... (83 mins.)
Director: Byron Mabe
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26.
Notorious (1946)
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A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them? (101 mins.)
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27.
Batman (1989)
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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
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28.
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
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The unburied dead return to life and seek human victims. (92 mins.)
Director: Tom Savini
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29.
Gaslight (1944)
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Years after her aunt was murdered in her home, a young woman moves back into the house with her new husband. However, he has a secret that he will do anything to protect, even if it means driving his wife insane. (114 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
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30.
Rumpelstiltskin (1987)
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A musical version of the classic story about a miller's daughter who recieves help from a mischievous dwarf... (84 mins.)
Director: David Irving
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31.
The Fly (1986)
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A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong. (96 mins.)
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32.
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)
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A family vacationing in Morocco accidentally stumble on to an assassination plot and the conspirators are determined to prevent them from interfering. (120 mins.)
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33.
Red Riding Hood (1988)
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The faithful little girl must brave the forest and the big, bad wolf to bring her grandmother a basket of goodies in this musical version of the classic fairytale. (81 mins.)
Director: Adam Brooks
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34.
Ring (1999)
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After the mysterious death of her niece and other three teenagers on the same hour and with the symptoms of heart attack... (108 mins.)
Director: Dong-bin Kim
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35.
Dreamchild (1985)
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Exploring the somewhat darker and more mysterious side of the Lewis Carroll's classic book, the movie... (94 mins.)
Director: Gavin Millar
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36.
Great Performances (1971 TV Series)
Episode: Alice in Wonderland (1983)
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From the elaborate Broadway revival of the 1932 Eva Le Gallienne/Florida Friebus production comes a whimsical retelling of the Lewis Carroll classic.
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37.
Man in the Attic (1953)
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After an enigmatic, self-described pathologist rents the attic room of a Victorian house, his landlady begins to suspect her lodger is Jack the Ripper. (82 mins.)
Director: Hugo Fregonese
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38.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
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In this cult horror classic, five friends pick up a traumatized young hitchhiker, and find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chain saw-wielding killer and his family of psychopaths. (83 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
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39.
House of Wax (1953)
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An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous. (88 mins.)
Director: Andre de Toth
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40.
Ringu (1998)
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A reporter and her ex-husband investigate a cursed video tape that is rumored to kill the viewer seven days after watching it. (96 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
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41.
Scrooged (1988)
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A selfish, cynical T.V. executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve. (101 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
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42.
The Phantom of the Opera (1990 Mini-Series)
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Count de Chagnie has discovered Christine's singing talent on a market place and sent her to his friend Carriere... (168 mins.)
Director: Tony Richardson
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43.
The Little Mermaid (1989)
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A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land. (83 mins.)
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44.
Aladdin (1992)
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When a street urchin vies for the love of a beautiful princess, he uses a genie's magic power to make himself off as a prince in order to marry her. (90 mins.)
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45.
Sleeping Beauty (1987)
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Feature-length, live-action musical version of the classic fairy tale by Charles Perrault. (90 mins.)
Director: David Irving
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46.
The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977 TV Series)
Episode: Hansel and Gretel (1982)
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A live Metropolitan Opera Christmas Day broadcast of Humperdinck's opera.
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47.
Nutcracker (1986)
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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... (89 mins.)
Director: Carroll Ballard
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48.
The Nutcracker (1993)
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On Christmas Eve, a little girl named Marie (Cohen) falls asleep after a party at her home and dreams... (92 mins.)
Director: Emile Ardolino
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49.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964 TV Movie)
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A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them. (47 mins.)
Director: Larry Roemer
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50.
The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe (1988 Mini-Series)
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Four kids travel to the magical land of Narnia where they must battle an evil queen with the direction of the lion, Aslan. (171 mins.)
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51.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1955)
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Snow White's mother, the Queen dies when she is born. Her father, the King, remarries a beautiful but vain lady... (76 mins.)
Director: Erich Kobler
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52.
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
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Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman. (105 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
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53.
Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
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Young lovers Hero and Claudio, soon to wed, conspire to get verbal sparring partners and confirmed singles Benedick and Beatrice to wed as well. (111 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
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54.
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
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The Muppets' twist on the classic tale. (99 mins.)
Director: Brian Henson
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56.
The Wizard of Oz in Concert: Dreams Come True (1995 Documentary)
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This production consists an abbreviated script and highlights most musical numbers from the 1939 film. (95 mins.)
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57.
The Fugitive (1993)
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Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt lead by a seasoned US Marshall. (130 mins.)
Director: Andrew Davis
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58.
Psycho (1998)
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A young female embezzler arrives at the Bates Motel, which has terrible secrets of its own. (105 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
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59.
A Burlesque on Carmen (1915 Short Film)
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A gypsy seductress is sent to sway a goofy officer to allow a smuggling run. (31 mins.)
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60.
Cape Fear (1991)
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A convicted rapist, released from prison after serving a fourteen-year sentence, stalks the family of the lawyer who originally defended him. (128 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
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61.
Tourist Trap (1979)
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A group of young friends stranded at a secluded roadside museum are stalked by a masked assailant who uses his telekenetic powers to control the attraction's mannequins. (90 mins.)
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62.
Phantom of the Opera (1943)
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A disfigured violinist haunts the Paris Opera House. (92 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
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63.
The Beverly Hillbillies (1993)
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A feature adaptation of the classic TV show, when nice guy redneck Jed Clampett strikes it rich when he finds black oil, and moves he and his kin to posh Beverly Hills. (92 mins.)
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64.
Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
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Four horror and science fiction segments, directed by four famous directors, each of them being a new version of a classic story from Rod Serling's landmark television series. (101 mins.)
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65.
The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
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A mad, disfigured composer seeks love with a lovely young opera singer. (93 mins.)
Director: Rupert Julian
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66.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1982 TV Movie)
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A disfigured man is feared and tormented by the townspeople of Notre Dame, but he has a sensitive nature of which few are aware. (150 mins.)
Director: Michael Tuchner
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67.
A Little Princess (1995)
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A young girl is relegated to servitude at a boarding school when her father goes missing and is presumed dead. (97 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
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68.
Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol (1962 TV Movie)
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An animated, magical, musical version of Dickens' timeless classic "A Christmas Carol." The nearsighted Mr... (53 mins.)
Director: Abe Levitow
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69.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
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Four teenage mutant ninja turtles emerge from the shadows to protect New York City from a gang of criminal ninjas. (93 mins.)
Director: Steve Barron
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70.
Snow White and the Three Stooges (1961)
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An ice-skating Snow White finds refuge from the Wicked Queen with the Three Stooges. (107 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
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71.
Robin Hood (1973)
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The story of the legendary outlaw is portrayed with the characters as humanoid animals. (83 mins.)
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72.
Peter Pan (1953)
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Wendy and her brothers are whisked away to the magical world of Neverland with the hero of their stories, Peter Pan. (77 mins.)
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73.
Alice in Wonderland (1951)
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Alice stumbles into the world of Wonderland. Will she get home? Not if the Queen of Hearts has her way. (75 mins.)
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74.
Brave New World (1998 TV Movie)
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In a futuristic totalitarian utopian society, babies are created through genetic engineering, everyone has a predestined place in society and their minds are conditioned to follow the rules. A tragic outsider jeopardizes the status quo. (87 mins.)
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75.
Snow White: A Tale of Terror (1997)
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In this dark take on the fairy tale, the growing hatred of a noblewoman, secretly a practitioner of the dark arts, for her stepdaughter, and the witch's horrifying attempts to kill her. (100 mins.)
Director: Michael Cohn
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76.
Cinderella (1950)
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When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother. (74 mins.)
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The Cabinet of Caligari (1962)
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Jane's car breaks down and she makes her way to a nearby estate, owned by a mysterious man named Caligari... (106 mins.)
Director: Roger Kay
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Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
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A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. (94 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
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The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)
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The cruel King Louis XIV of France has a secret twin brother who he keeps imprisoned. Can the twin be substituted for the real king? (132 mins.)
Director: Randall Wallace
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