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1.
Breakin' (1984)
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A struggling young jazz dancer meets up with two break-dancers. Together they become the sensation of the street crowds. (90 mins.)
Director: Joel Silberg
 
2.
Puss in Boots (2011)
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An outlaw cat, his childhood egg-friend and a seductive thief kitty set out in search for the eggs of the fabled Golden Goose to clear his name, restore his lost honor and regain the trust of his mother and town. (90 mins.)
Director: Chris Miller
 
3.
Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
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Two losers try to pretend that their murdered employer is really alive, leading the hitman to attempt to track him down to finish him off. (97 mins.)
Director: Ted Kotcheff
 
4.
Grizzly Man (2005 Documentary)
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A devastating and heartrending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzlies in Alaska. (103 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
5.
Blast from the Past (1999)
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A naive man comes out into the world after spending 35 years in a nuclear fallout shelter. (112 mins.)
Director: Hugh Wilson
 
6.
Recoil (2011)
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A cop turns vigilante after his family is murdered, exacting vengeance on the killers - and then on all criminals who have slipped through the system. (94 mins.)
Director: Terry Miles
 
7.
Wrath of the Titans (2012)
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Perseus braves the treacherous underworld to rescue his father, Zeus, captured by his son, Ares, and brother Hades who unleash the ancient Titans upon the world. (99 mins.)
 
8.
Weekend at Bernie's II (1993)
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Larry and Richard use a voodoo-revived corpse to track down hidden money to clear their names. (97 mins.)
Director: Robert Klane
 
9.
The Darkest Hour (2011)
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In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race who have attacked Earth via our power supply. (89 mins.)
Director: Chris Gorak
 
10.
Daredevil (2003)
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A man blinded by toxic waste which also enhanced his remaining senses fights crime as an acrobatic martial arts superhero. (103 mins.)
 
11.
Red Corner (1997)
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An American attorney on business in China is wrongfully arrested and put on trial for murder, with a female defense lawyer from the country the only key to proving his innocence. (122 mins.)
Director: Jon Avnet
 
12.
Young Adult (2011)
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Soon after her divorce, a fiction writer returns to her home in small-town Minnesota, looking to rekindle a romance with her ex-boyfriend, who is now happily married and has a newborn daughter. (94 mins.)
Director: Jason Reitman
 
13.
The Awakening (2011)
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In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves. (102 mins.)
Director: Nick Murphy
 
14.
Blink (1993)
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Emma is a blind violinist who finally gets the opportunity to see. Meanwhile, a string of bizarre rapes and murders has taken place. All of the victims have had transplants within the last month. A coincidence, or is Emma next? (106 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
 
15.
Fearless (1993)
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A man's personality is dramatically changed after surviving a major airline crash. (122 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
16.
Tank Girl (1995)
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A girl is among the few survivors of a dystopian Earth. Riding a war tank, she fights against the tyranny of a mega-corporation that dominates the remaining potable water supply of the planet. (104 mins.)
Director: Rachel Talalay
 
17.
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)
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A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it. (94 mins.)
Director: Sam Firstenberg
 
18.
Please Sir! (1971)
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Mr Hedges takes his class on a field trip, with disastrous consequences. (100 mins.)
Director: Mark Stuart
 
19.
The Exorcist (1973)
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When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
 
20.
The Devils (1971)
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In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun. (111 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
 
21.
Alone in the Dark (2005)
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Based on the video game, Alone in the Dark focuses on Edward Carnby, a detective of the paranormal, who slowly unravels mysterious events with deadly results. (96 mins.)
Director: Uwe Boll
 
22.
Wishmaster (1997)
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A demonic djinn attempts to grant its owner three wishes, which will allow him to summon his brethren to earth. (90 mins.)
Director: Robert Kurtzman
 
23.
Santa's Slay (2005)
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Santa Claus is actually a demon who lost a bet with an Angel, so he becomes the giver of toys and happiness. But when the bet is off, he returns to his evil ways. (78 mins.)
Director: David Steiman
 
24.
Battleship (2012)
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A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals. (131 mins.)
Director: Peter Berg
 
25.
Saving Silverman (2001)
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A pair of buddies conspire to save their best friend from marrying the wrong woman. (90 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
 
26.
Benny's Video (1992)
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A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents. (105 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
 
27.
The Hard Corps (2006 Video)
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An Army veteran assembles a team of bodyguards to protect a former boxer. Complications arise when the boxer suspects his sister may be romantically involved with the bodyguard. (110 mins.)
Director: Sheldon Lettich
 
28.
Leviathan (1989)
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An American deep-sea mining colony stumbles upon a sunken Soviet vessel hiding a horrific secret. (98 mins.)
 
29.
Knock Off (1998)
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Action star Jean Claude Van Damme plays a fashion designer who must join forces with a C.I.A. agent to combat terrorism. (91 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
 
30.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
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In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6. (122 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
 
31.
Mindhunters (2004)
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Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst. (106 mins.)
Director: Renny Harlin
 
32.
The Howling: Reborn (2011 Video)
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A teenage outcast discovers he is a werewolf, and must battle a pack of the brutal creatures when they threaten him and his new girlfriend. (88 mins.)
Director: Joe Nimziki
 
33.
Dragon Eyes (2012)
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In St. Jude, drug dealers and corrupt cops have destroyed an urban neighborhood. But newcomer, Hong, has the fighting skills and moral vision to save this town from itself. (91 mins.)
Director: John Hyams
 
34.
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
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Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods. (95 mins.)
Director: Drew Goddard
 
35.
The Loved Ones (2009)
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When Brent turns down his classmate Lola's invitation to the prom, she concocts a wildly violent plan for revenge. (84 mins.)
Director: Sean Byrne
 
36.
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
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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. (118 mins.)
 
37.
Donner Pass (2011)
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Donner Pass has a well-known and macabre history - the place where George Donner and his party got stuck in the winter of 1846 and were forced to resort to cannibalism to keep from starving. But what if it wasn't just history? (90 mins.)
Director: Elise Robertson
 
38.
Green Lantern (2011)
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Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps. (114 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
 
39.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
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A deformed bell-ringer must assert his independence from a vicious government minister in order to help his friend, a gypsy dancer. (91 mins.)
 
40.
The Hunter (2011)
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Martin, a mercenary, is sent from Europe by a mysterious biotech company to the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for the last Tasmanian tiger. (102 mins.)
Director: Daniel Nettheim
 
41.
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992)
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Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh pursue a former LAPD officer who uses his knowledge of police procedure and policies to steal and sell confiscated guns and ammunition to local street gangs. (118 mins.)
Director: Richard Donner
 
42.
21 Jump Street (2012)
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A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring. (110 mins.)
 
43.
Joe Dirt (2001)
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After being abandoned by his parents at the Grand Canyon, Joe Dirt tells the story of his journey to find his parents. (91 mins.)
Director: Dennie Gordon
 
44.
Resurrected (1989)
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True story of a British soldier (David Thewlis), who is left behind in the Falklands after the war with Argentina... (96 mins.)
Director: Paul Greengrass
 
45.
Outlaw (2007)
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A group of people who feel betrayed by their government and let down by their police force form a modern-day outlaw posse in order to right what they see as the wrongs of society. (103 mins.)
Director: Nick Love
 
46.
Insomnia (2002)
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Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn't set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen. (118 mins.)
 
47.
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
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A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets. (127 mins.)
Director: Baz Luhrmann
 
48.
The Avengers (2012)
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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. (143 mins.)
Director: Joss Whedon
 
49.
Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
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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. (124 mins.)
Director: Joe Johnston
 
50.
Closure (2007)
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After surviving a gang rape and mugging, a middle aged businesswoman and her 23 year old boyfriend plot to murder their attackers, but find themselves conflicted about carrying out their plans. (80 mins.)
Director: Dan Reed
 
51.
Valentine (2001)
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Five women are stalked by an unknown assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day. (96 mins.)
Director: Jamie Blanks
 
52.
Antichrist (2009)
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A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse. (108 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier