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1.
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
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When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army. (102 mins.)
 
2.
The Producers (1967)
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Producers Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom make money by producing a sure-fire flop. (88 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
 
3.
The Wilby Conspiracy (1975)
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Black anti-apartheid activist and British engineer are forced to run from South African secret police. (105 mins.)
Director: Ralph Nelson
 
4.
Pressure Point (1962)
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A black prison psychiatrist is assigned the distasteful task of helping a paranoid American Nazi charged with sedition. (91 mins.)
 
5.
Cry, the Beloved Country (1995)
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A South-African preacher goes to search for his wayward son who has committed a crime in the big city. (106 mins.)
 
6.
The Lady Vanishes (1938)
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While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train. (96 mins.)
 
7.
Network (1976)
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A television network cynically exploits a deranged former anchor's ravings and revelations about the news media for its own profit. (121 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
8.
Mr. Mom (1983)
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After he's laid off, a husband switches roles with his wife. She returns to the workforce and he becomes a stay-at-home dad - a job he has no clue how to do. (91 mins.)
Director: Stan Dragoti
 
9.
The Naked Street (1955)
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A mobster (Quinn) springs a condemmed murderer (Grainger) because he got his sister (Bancroft) pregnant. (84 mins.)
Director: Maxwell Shane
 
10.
Arthur (1981)
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Arthur is a happy drunk with no pretensions at any ambition. He is also the heir to a vast fortune which... (97 mins.)
Director: Steve Gordon
 
11.
Brian's Song (1971 TV Movie)
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Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying. (73 mins.)
Director: Buzz Kulik
 
12.
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
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The Freeling family have a new house, but their troubles with supernatural forces don't seem to be over. (91 mins.)
Director: Brian Gibson
 
13.
The Promise (1979)
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A rich student's fiancee has her face destroyed by a car accident, and refuses to return to him fearing the loss of his love. (97 mins.)
Director: Gilbert Cates
 
14.
Billie (1965)
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A 16-year-old tomboy and high school athlete finds herself caught between being beating boys at sports and having a boyfriend, while her conservative father opposes women's rights in his campaign for mayor. (87 mins.)
Director: Don Weis
 
15.
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
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When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp. (116 mins.)
Director: Roberto Benigni
 
16.
Dream a Little Dream (1989)
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An accident puts the consciousness of an elderly dream researcher into the body of a bratty teenager. The problem? The kid prefers dreamworld limbo to real life. (114 mins.)
Director: Marc Rocco
 
17.
Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)
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A Southern California girl befriends three furry aliens after their spaceship lands in her swimming pool. (100 mins.)
Director: Julien Temple
 
18.
Risky Business (1983)
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A Chicago teenager is looking for fun at home while his parents are away, but the situation quickly gets out of hand. (99 mins.)
Director: Paul Brickman
 
19.
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
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An old Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in the American South have a relationship that grows and improves over the years. (99 mins.)
Director: Bruce Beresford
 
20.
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
 
21.
Judith (1966)
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Beautiful woman who survived concentration camp goes to Israel in 1948 to track down Nazi husband who betrayed her. (109 mins.)
Director: Daniel Mann
 
22.
Toys (1992)
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When a military general inherits a toy making company and begins making war toys, his employees band together to stop him before he ruins the name of Zevo Toys forever. (118 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
23.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
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Mike Nelson and his robot companions watch and give their comments about This Island Earth. (73 mins.)
Director: Jim Mallon
 
24.
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
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Inspector Jacques Clouseau investigates the murder of Mr. Benjamin Ballon's driver at a country estate. (102 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
25.
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
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In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task. (112 mins.)
 
26.
I Could Go on Singing (1963)
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Jenny Bowman is a successful singer who, while on an engagement at the London Palladium, visits David Donne to see her son Matt again... (100 mins.)
Director: Ronald Neame
 
27.
My Left Foot (1989)
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Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot. (103 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
 
28.
We're Not Married! (1952)
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In separate stories, five wedded couples learn that they are not legally married. (86 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
 
29.
The Seven Year Itch (1955)
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When his family goes away for the summer, a so far faithful husband is tempted by a beautiful neighbor. (105 mins.)
Director: Billy Wilder
 
30.
Mrs Brown (1997)
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Queen Victoria is deeply depressed after the death of her husband, disappearing from public. Her servant Brown... (101 mins.)
Director: John Madden
 
31.
Maybe Baby (2000)
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A comedy about a couple (Hugh Laurie and Joely Richardson) who are trying to conceive a child. (104 mins.)
Director: Ben Elton
 
32.
Cleopatra (1963)
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Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra. (192 mins.)
 
33.
How to Steal a Million (1966)
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Romantic comedy about a woman who must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries, and the man who helps her. (123 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
34.
FernGully: The Last Rainforest (1992)
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The magical inhabitants of a rainforest fight to save their home, which is threatened by logging and a polluting force of destruction called Hexxus. (76 mins.)
Director: Bill Kroyer
 
35.
The Karate Kid Part II (1986)
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Daniel accompanies his mentor to Okinawa who is off to see his dying father and confront his old rival, while Daniel inadvertently makes an enemy of his own. (113 mins.)
 
36.
Thieves Like Us (1974)
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Two convicts break out of Mississippi State Penitentiary in 1936 to join a third on a long spree of bank robbing... (123 mins.)
Director: Robert Altman
 
37.
True Grit (1969)
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A drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a stubborn teenager track down her father's murderer in Indian territory. (128 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
38.
Labyrinth (1986)
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A 16-year-old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King. (101 mins.)
Director: Jim Henson
 
39.
Garbo Talks (1984)
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The son of a woman dying of a brain tumour tries to fulfil his mother's last wish: to meet Greta Garbo. (103 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
40.
Parents (1989)
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A young boy living in 1950s suburbia suspects his parents are cannibalistic murderers. (81 mins.)
Director: Bob Balaban
 
41.
Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)
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Peggy Sue faints at a high school reunion. When she wakes up, she finds herself in her own past, just before she finished school. (103 mins.)
Director: Francis Coppola
 
42.
His Private Secretary (1933)
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Dick Wallace wants to marry a minister's grand-daughter but his father, who wants him to get work on his company's business, is opposed. She takes a job with the company to prove she's okay. (60 mins.)
 
43.
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
 
44.
Girl, Interrupted (1999)
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Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s. (127 mins.)
Director: James Mangold
 
45.
The Duchess and the Dirtwater Fox (1976)
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A female hustler is chasing after rich men, but becomes repeatedly mixed up with a suave con man and card shark through a series of misadventures before falling in love with him. (103 mins.)
Director: Melvin Frank
 
46.
Planet of the Apes (1968)
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An astronaut crew crash-lands on a planet in the distant future where intelligent talking apes are the dominant species, and humans are the oppressed and enslaved. (112 mins.)
 
47.
Gypsy (1993 TV Movie)
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Based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee, this made-for-TV movie-previously a Broadway smash and a 1962 film-depicts the life and times of a stripper and her domineering mother. (153 mins.)
Director: Emile Ardolino
 
48.
Rock-A-Doodle (1991)
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In order to defeat the Grand Duke of Owls, a young boy transformed into a cat teams up with a group of barnyard animals to find a rooster who can raise the sun. (77 mins.)
 
49.
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
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In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted...and forms a unique relationship with the ghost. (104 mins.)
 
50.
Little Miss Marker (1980)
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Sorrowful Jones is a cheap bookie in 1930's. When a gambler leaves his daughter as a marker for a bet... (103 mins.)
 
51.
'night, Mother (1986)
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What would you do if someone you loved sat down with you one night and calmly told you that they were going to end their life before morning... (96 mins.)
Director: Tom Moore
 
52.
The Journey of August King (1995)
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The Journey of August King is a multi-dimensional drama about a North Carolina farmer in April 1815... (91 mins.)
Director: John Duigan
 
53.
...And Your Name Is Jonah (1979 TV Movie)
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A couple whose son had been diagnosed as intellectually disabled, and was institutionalized, are shocked to discover that the diagnosis was wrong, and that their son is deaf, not intellectually disabled. (100 mins.)
 
54.
Clueless (1995)
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A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil's popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way. (97 mins.)
Director: Amy Heckerling
 
55.
The General's Daughter (1999)
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When the daughter of a well-known and well-respected base commander is murdered, an undercover detective is summoned to look into the matter and finds a slew of cover-ups at West Point. (116 mins.)
Director: Simon West
 
56.
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
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When an English cartographer must tell a Welsh village that their mountain is only a hill, the offended community sets out to change that. (99 mins.)
 
57.
Drive Me Crazy (1999)
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Nicole Maris is a popular high school preppy senior in Utah who gets her life turned upside down when her perfect date... (91 mins.)
Director: John Schultz
 
58.
The Meaning of Life (1997 Video Game)
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The British troupe's sketches include themes of gluttony, birth control, total insignificance and, of course, the meaning of life.
Director: Steve Martino
 
59.
Dead Man (1995)
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On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world. (121 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
 
60.
Leave It to Beaver (1997)
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Cleavers are an all-American family living in Ohio - wise father Ward, loving mother June, teen-age son Wally and 8-year-old "Beaver" Theodore... (84 mins.)
Director: Andy Cadiff
 
61.
Lilies of the Field (1963)
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A traveling handyman becomes the answer to the prayers of nuns who wish to build a chapel in the desert. (94 mins.)
Director: Ralph Nelson
 
62.
Flipper (1996)
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Sandy Ricks is sent by his mom to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks... (95 mins.)
Director: Alan Shapiro
 
63.
All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
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A dog returns from the dead looking for revenge on his killer using an orphan girl who can talk to animals. (84 mins.)
 
64.
Get Smart, Again! (1989 TV Movie)
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Smart is called back to duty as KAOS is back causing trouble again with a 'weather machine'. (96 mins.)
Director: Gary Nelson
 
65.
Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)
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A botched card game in London triggers four friends, thugs, weed-growers, hard gangsters, loan sharks and debt collectors to collide with each other in a series of unexpected events, all for the sake of weed, cash and two antique shotguns. (107 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
 
66.
3 Men and a Baby (1987)
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Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guys' girlfriends. (102 mins.)
Director: Leonard Nimoy
 
67.
The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
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Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand each other, without realizing that they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal. (99 mins.)
Director: Ernst Lubitsch
 
68.
Days of Heaven (1978)
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A hot-tempered farm laborer convinces the woman he loves to marry their rich but dying boss so that they can have a claim to his fortune. (94 mins.)
Director: Terrence Malick
 
69.
Chariots of Fire (1981)
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Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics. (125 mins.)
Director: Hugh Hudson
 
70.
Fight for Life (1987 TV Movie)
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Jerry Lewis plays an Ohio optometrist who has a six-year old daughter with epilepsy. He fights to get... (95 mins.)
 
71.
In the Name of the Father (1993)
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A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them. (133 mins.)
Director: Jim Sheridan
 
72.
The Borrowers (1997)
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A secret family of four-inch people living inside the walls of a house must save their home from an evil real estate developer. (89 mins.)
Director: Peter Hewitt
 
73.
The Big Lebowski (1998)
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"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. (117 mins.)
Director: Joel Coen
 
74.
The Red Violin (1998)
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A perfect red-colored violin inspires passion, making its way through three centuries over several owners and countries, eventually ending up at an auction where it may find a new owner. (130 mins.)
 
75.
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
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A young Australian reporter tries to navigate the political turmoil of Indonesia during the rule of President Sukarno with the help of a diminutive photographer. (115 mins.)
Director: Peter Weir
 
76.
Mask (1985)
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A teenager with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempt to live as normal a life as possible under the circumstances. (120 mins.)
 
77.
Norma Rae (1979)
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A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved. (114 mins.)
Director: Martin Ritt