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5. The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell (1955)
Approved | 100 min | Biography, Drama, War
A dramatization of the American general and his court martial for publically complaining about High Command's dismissal and neglect of the aerial fighting forces.
7. The Harder They Fall (1956)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport
Down-on-his-luck ex-sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by shady fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his latest find, an unknown but easily exploitable phenom from Argentina.
8. Back from Eternity (1956)
Approved | 100 min | Drama
A South American plane loaded with an assortment of characters crash lands in a remote jungle area in the middle of a storm. The passengers then discover they are in an area inhabited by ... See full summary »
9. The Unholy Wife (1957)
Approved | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Wealthy vintner Paul Hochen meets blonde bombshell Phyllis in a bar...and marries her. In due course, Phyllis is bored by Paul, and finds an exciting new lover in rodeo rider San. To adjust... See full summary »
10. Run of the Arrow (1957)
Approved | 86 min | Western
When the South loses the war, Confederate veteran O'Meara goes West, joins the Sioux, takes a wife and refuses to be an American but he must choose a side when the Sioux go to war against the U.S. Army.
11. Across the Bridge (1957)
103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A wealthy businessman attempts to run to Mexico to escape capture for embezzlement. On the way, he switches identities for a visa but that only complicates matters.
12. Cry Terror! (1958)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
Duped by former army pal Paul Hoplin into building a time-bomb, New York shop owner Jim Molner and his family become hostages of Hoplin who uses bomb-threats to extort money from airlines.
18. Convicts 4 (1962)
Approved | 105 min | Biography, Drama
A semi-fictionalized version of John Resko's incarceration is presented. John is on death row at Sing Sing for murder. In December 1930, he killed a toy store shopkeeper over a teddy bear ... See full summary »
19. The Longest Day (1962)
G | 178 min | Action, Drama, History
The events of D-Day, told on a grand scale from both the Allied and German points of view.
Votes: 46,781 | Gross: $39.10M
20. Le mani sulla città (1963)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama
Prior to a city council election, the collapse of a building leaves a land developer and his political backers defending themselves against a scandal.
25. E venne un uomo (1965)
90 min | Biography
Based on the diary Pope John XXIII kept between the ages of 14 and 18, his lifelong concern for tolerance, the underprivileged, and world peace is told. Rod Steiger, in the central role, ... See full summary »
26. Doctor Zhivago (1965)
PG-13 | 197 min | Drama, Romance, War
The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution.
Votes: 60,948 | Gross: $111.72M
27. In the Heat of the Night (1967)
Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An African American police detective is asked to investigate a murder in a racially hostile southern town.
Votes: 56,225 | Gross: $24.38M
28. La ragazza e il generale (1967)
103 min | Comedy, Drama
A young woman and a soldier team up to deliver an Austrian General to Italian forces during World War I. Their quest for the 1,000 Lire reward changes their lives unexpectedly.
30. The Sergeant (1968)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance
A story of a brilliant master sergeant with a great career behind him and transferred to yet another post, his attraction to a younger man eventually overrides him, to a point where his latent homosexuality, finally emerges.
31. The Illustrated Man (1969)
PG | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
In 1930s, a psychotic drifter who's after the mystery woman who covered his whole body in illustrations that foresee distant future shows three of them (The Veldt, The Long Rain and The Last Night of the World) to a mesmerized traveler.
32. Three Into Two Won't Go (1969)
R | 92 min | Drama
Steve Howard, a British sales executive living in Middlesex, England, begins an affair with a young hitchhiker, Ella Patterson, to emotionally get away from his marriage to his wife Frances... See full summary »
33. Waterloo (I) (1970)
G | 123 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Facing the decline of everything he has worked to obtain, conqueror Napoleon Bonaparte and his army confront the British at the Battle of Waterloo.
Votes: 6,795 | Gross: $3.05M
36. Lolly-Madonna XXX (1973)
PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In the early 1970s, a young woman passing through rural Tennessee unintentionally gets caught in a feud between two local neighboring clans, the Feathers and the Gutshalls.
37. Gli eroi (1973)
PG | 105 min | War, Adventure, Comedy
Four soldiers and a beautiful Greek nurse, thrown together in North Africa during World War II, team up to pull off a heist of two-million pounds in boxes marked "plasma."
39. The Last 4 Days (1974)
PG | 91 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1945, the dictator of fascist Italy and Hitler's close ally Benito Mussolini faces defeat. In a desperate attempt to avoid capture, he tries to flee the country with his lover Claretta Petacci, but Italian partisans are on their tail.
40. Dirty Hands (1975)
R | 125 min | Crime, Thriller
Saint Tropez, 1975. Julie Wormser and her lover, writer and neighbour Jeff Marle, plan the assassination of her wealthy husband Louis, an impotent who drinks a lot. She hits him, and leaves... See full summary »
41. Hennessy (1975)
PG | 103 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Hennessy is an Irishman who believes in peace, but who has had connections to the IRA. After his family is killed, and he plots revenge, setting out to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.
43. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
TV-G | 382 min | Biography, Drama, History
Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this miniseries brings to life all the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels.
44. F.I.S.T. (1978)
PG | 145 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A rebellious Cleveland warehouse worker rises through the ranks of a trucking industry union to become union president but his organized crime links cause his eventual downfall.
Votes: 6,126 | Gross: $20.39M
45. Love and Bullets (1979)
PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Arizona cop is sent to Switzerland to bring in the girlfriend of a dangerous mobster so she can testify against him. The mobster sends someone too - assassins.
47. Portrait of a Hitman (1979)
R | 86 min | Drama, Action
A professional hitman is hired to kill a brain surgeon. However, it turns out that not only are he and the surgeon old friends, but they are both in love with the same woman.
48. The Amityville Horror (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror
Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away.
Votes: 30,427 | Gross: $86.43M
49. Wolf Lake (1980)
R | 88 min | Drama, Thriller
War veterans visit a lakeside cabin for a week of shooting, drinking, etc. but find the cabin being looked after by a young caretaker named David. When David's status as a war deserter is revealed, all hell breaks loose.
52. Cattle Annie and Little Britches (1981)
PG | 97 min | Drama, Western
In 19th century Oklahoma two teen girls, fans of stories about outlaws, are on a quest to meet and join up with them. They find a shadow of a former gang and although disappointed still try to help them escape from a vigorous marshal.
Votes: 419 | Gross: $0.53M
53. Lion of the Desert (1980)
PG | 173 min | Biography, Drama, History
In the Fascist Italy Pre-World War II of Benito Mussolini, the cruel General Rodolfo Graziani is directly assigned by Il Duce to fight in the colonial war in Libya to vanquish the Arab ... See full summary »
54. The Chosen (1981)
PG | 108 min | Drama
In 1944, in Brooklyn, two Jewish kids become friends. One is from a very conservative family, and the other is more liberal. The issues of importance of tradition, parental expectations and the formation of Israel cause constant friction.
55. Der Zauberberg (1982)
153 min | Drama
Hans Castorp, fresh from university and about to become a civil engineer, comes to the Sanatorium Berghof in the Swiss Alps to visit his cousin Joachim, an army officer, who is recovering ... See full summary »
57. The Naked Face (1984)
R | 105 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
Chicago psychiatrist Judd Stevens is suspected of murdering one of his patients when the man turns up stabbed to death in the middle of the city. After repeated attempts to convince two ... See full summary »
58. Hollywood Wives (1985– )
270 min | Drama, Romance
A three-part, six-hour adoptation of Jackie Collins' book about a group of very wealthy, attractive, snobbish women who are caught up in the low life and high society of Hollywood.
59. Sword of Gideon (1986 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 173 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Chronicles a Mossad team hand picked to hunt down the terrorists involved in the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre of Israeli athletes.
60. The Kindred (1987)
R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A geneticist takes his assistants to his old family home to locate the deadly product of his late mother's revolutionary research into rapid human evolution - his monstrous tentacled baby brother - before a mad scientist gets to him first.
Votes: 1,309 | Gross: $2.41M
61. Catch the Heat (1987)
R | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A cop goes undercover in to infiltrate a drug ring as Cinderella Pu, a Chinese dancer with a unique martial arts style. An agent, who is actually at the center of the ring, is attracted by Pu and claims he can make her a star.
63. Desperado: Avalanche at Devil's Ridge (1988 TV Movie)
100 min | Western
A deputy catches Duell and is bringing him in and some men who want the reward try to get Duell from the deputy. There's a gunfight and Duell's the only one left alive. He then assumes the ... See full summary »
64. The January Man (1989)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's wife, bribery, ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,542 | Gross: $4.61M
65. Passion and Paradise (1989 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 185 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Sir Harry Oakes is a wealthy magnate, living amongst the British aristocrats who have made their home in the Bahamas just prior to World War II. Their small community is one of privilege ... See full summary »
66. Djavolji raj (1989)
R | 98 min | Drama, War
In the summer of 1944, in a peaceful resort town in the Nazi-occupied Yugoslavia, an easy-going lifeguard takes in a widow of a partisan and her young son. Their relationship grows until he unknowingly saves a Nazi officer from drowning.
69. Men of Respect (1990)
R | 113 min | Drama, Crime, Thriller
A hitman heeds a spiritualist's prophesies that he will rise to the head of his family. He starts his ascension by clandestinely executing the heads of the family and casting the blame on ... See full summary »
Votes: 672 | Gross: $0.14M
70. The Ballad of the Sad Cafe (1991)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A tangled triangle. In the rural South of the early 20th century, Miss Amelia is the town eccentric, selling corn liquor and dispensing medicine. She takes in her half-sister's son, a ... See full summary »
Votes: 560 | Gross: $0.18M
71. Guilty as Charged (1991)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime
A female parole officer discovers a secret death row prison under a meat plant, that's being run by the plant's unhinged vigilante owner and his reverend friend. A politician with a shady past becomes its latest "guest". But is he guilty?
72. In the Line of Duty: Manhunt in the Dakotas (1991 TV Movie)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Gordon Kahl is man who feels that the U.S. government doesn't care about the American farmer, so he retaliates by not paying taxes. He would be sent to prison and upon being released, his ... See full summary »
74. Sinatra (1992– )
250 min | Biography, Drama
An extensive biopic of one of the most famous entertainers of the 20th century - Frank Sinatra. The only thing that could engage the public more than his songs and films was his sometimes controversial private life.
75. Lincoln (1992 TV Movie)
240 min | Biography, History
Famous actors and actresses read testimonies from people close to Lincoln about him and his actions during the Civil War.
78. The Neighbor (1993)
R | 93 min | Thriller, Horror
A young couple, Mary and John, awaiting a baby is in search for a house when they decide to buy that lovely old villa they found by coincidence. What they both do not know is that Myron, ... See full summary »
79. The Last Tattoo (1994)
112 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
During WW2 small nation of New Zealand is swarmed with U.S. servicemen who mingle with local female population. In such circumstances nurse Kelly Towne has got a difficult task of tracking ... See full summary »
81. Seven Sundays (1994)
90 min | Comedy
French man in Florida, Dodo has a purpose in life : Don't work. Difficult to implement without the help of some women. Betty is one of them, and a gypsy's bride, who suddenly disappears, changing Dodo's life.
82. Captain Nuke and the Bomber Boys (1995)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Thriller
Three teenage boys inadvertently find themselves holding the adult world hostage in this in this wild comedy caper. When Slug, Mickey and Frank flee to a secret hideout to avoid their angry... See full summary »
83. OP Center (1995 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 114 min | Thriller
Paul Hood is the newly appointed director of the OP Center, a special agency gathering a wide variety of experts monitoring international crisis. On his first day on the job, nuclear ... See full summary »
84. Choices of the Heart: The Margaret Sanger Story (1995 TV Movie)
92 min | Biography, Drama
Margaret Sanger, a nurse who, in 1914, became a pioneering crusader for women's reproductive rights after she published a booklet on birth control techniques that flew in the face of a law ... See full summary »
85. In Pursuit of Honor (1995 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Western
A group of cavalry men defy orders to destroy hundreds of army horses. Having disobeyed a direct order, the men are pursued by the military, but now the bullets aren't just aimed at the ... See full summary »
86. Out There (1995 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy
A Pulitzer Prize winning photographer named Mosley gets kicked off his job by his boss (Bobcat Goldthwait) for not taking sensational pictures consistently. He finds an old camera in a ... See full summary »
87. The Real Thing (1996)
R | 89 min | Action, Crime
Rupert is a small time crook trying to do the right thing. But when his younger brother gets in trouble and needs a new liver, Rupert gets together his old gang and they plan a heist on New... See full summary »
88. Dalva (1996 TV Movie)
96 min | Drama, Romance
When she was a teenager, a woman got pregnant and wound up giving up the baby up for adoption. Now, 30 years later, she sets out to find her now-grown child.
89. Carpool (1996)
PG | 89 min | Comedy
A man with an important business meeting finds himself having to take care of the carpool for the neighborhood school children when his wife gets sick. Stopping to get donuts for the kids, ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,743 | Gross: $3.31M
93. The Kid (1997)
90 min | Drama, Sport
Jimmy Albright is a young athlete with a passion for boxing. His mentor, Harry Sloan, an aging trainer and former boxer, sees Jimmy's potential, not only as a boxer but as a young man. With... See full summary »
94. Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A group of crooks, an ex con, his friend and a gun crazy gangster plan a drug heist, but not everything goes as planned.
Votes: 4,328 | Gross: $0.05M
95. Incognito (1997)
R | 108 min | Crime, Thriller
Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for five hundred thousand dollars. The girl he meets and gets into bed with, in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an art ... See full summary »
99. Modern Vampires (1998 TV Movie)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance
A borderline fascistic Dr. Van Helsing unwittingly hires crack smoking gang-bangers to pursue the decadent vampires who secretly control Hollywood and the United States.