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1. High Noon (1952)

PG | 85 min | Drama, Thriller, Western

8.0
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89 Metascore

A marshall, personally compelled to face a returning deadly enemy, finds that his own town refuses to help him.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 80,839

2. The Ten Commandments (1956)

Approved | 220 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.9
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The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson

Votes: 48,289 | Gross: $80.00M

3. The Searchers (1956)

Approved | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

8.0
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A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

Votes: 62,524

4. Moonstruck (1987)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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83 Metascore

Loretta Castorini, a book keeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis, Danny Aiello

Votes: 35,747 | Gross: $80.64M

5. The Wild Bunch (1969)

R | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Western

8.0
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An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O'Brien

Votes: 63,621

6. Bull Durham (1988)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

7.1
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73 Metascore

A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Trey Wilson

Votes: 37,235 | Gross: $50.89M

7. City Lights (1931)

Passed | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.6
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With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers

Votes: 109,820

8. Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)

PG | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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77 Metascore

Ted Kramer's wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple's son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.

Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Jane Alexander, Justin Henry

Votes: 98,776 | Gross: $106.30M

9. The Verdict (1982)

R | 129 min | Drama

7.8
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A lawyer sees the chance to salvage his career and self-respect by taking a medical malpractice case to trial rather than settling.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Paul Newman, Charlotte Rampling, Jack Warden, James Mason

Votes: 26,637 | Gross: $54.00M

10. Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Approved | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester

Votes: 64,277

11. Harold and Maude (1971)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 57,124

12. Pinocchio (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.

Directors: Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc, Don Brodie

Votes: 91,498 | Gross: $84.30M

13. Hoosiers (1986)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Sport

7.6
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76 Metascore

A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.

Director: David Anspaugh | Stars: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley

Votes: 34,515 | Gross: $28.61M

14. Reds (1981)

PG | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.

Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Jerzy Kosinski

Votes: 16,372

15. Breaking Away (1979)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.7
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A small-town boy obsessed with the Italian cycling team vies for the affections of a college girl.

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley

Votes: 17,565

16. Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

Not Rated | 186 min | Drama, War

8.3
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In 1948, an American court in occupied Germany tries four Nazi judges for war crimes.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Marlene Dietrich

Votes: 45,113

17. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Votes: 34,720

18. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Approved | 92 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.8
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An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe

Votes: 64,607

19. Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing.

Director: George Seaton | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Hara, John Payne, Gene Lockhart

Votes: 30,280

20. The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

8.1
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When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey

Votes: 50,618

21. Stagecoach (1939)

Not Rated | 96 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

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A group of people traveling on a stagecoach find their journey complicated by the threat of Geronimo and learn something about each other in the process.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Claire Trevor, Andy Devine, John Carradine

Votes: 31,441

22. Laura (1944)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he is investigating.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price

Votes: 31,795

23. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Unrated | 160 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 46,877

24. In Cold Blood (1967)

Approved | 134 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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89 Metascore

After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart

Votes: 19,180

25. Cat Ballou (1965)

Approved | 97 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

6.9
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A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.

Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Michael Callan, Dwayne Hickman

Votes: 10,559

26. National Velvet (1944)

G | 123 min | Drama, Family, Sport

7.4
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A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp, Anne Revere

Votes: 5,029

27. Harvey (1950)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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Due to his insistence that he has an invisible six foot-tall rabbit for a best friend, a whimsical middle-aged man is thought by his family to be insane - but he may be wiser than anyone knows.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: James Stewart, Josephine Hull, Peggy Dow, Charles Drake

Votes: 44,577

28. Happy Endings (2005)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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57 Metascore

Happy Endings weaves multiple stories to create a witty look at love, family and the sheer unpredictablity of life itself.

Director: Don Roos | Stars: Lisa Kudrow, Steve Coogan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jesse Bradford

Votes: 8,185 | Gross: $1.31M

29. Red River (1948)

Approved | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.8
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Dunson leads a cattle drive, the culmination of over 14 years of work, to its destination in Missouri. But his tyrannical behavior along the way causes a mutiny, led by his adopted son.

Directors: Howard Hawks, Arthur Rosson | Stars: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Joanne Dru, Walter Brennan

Votes: 21,515

30. A Cry in the Dark (1988)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama

6.9
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A mother whose child was killed in a Dingo attack in the Australian outback fights to prove her innocence when she is accused of murder.

Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Dale Reeves, David Hoflin

Votes: 6,944 | Gross: $6.91M

31. Adam's Rib (1949)

Passed | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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Domestic and professional tensions mount when a husband and wife work as opposing lawyers in a case involving a woman who shot her husband.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Judy Holliday, Tom Ewell

Votes: 15,812

32. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)

Passed | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.8
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The story of the life and career of the famed baseball player, Lou Gehrig.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan

Votes: 7,782

33. The Thief of Bagdad (1924)

Approved | 155 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks, Julanne Johnston, Snitz Edwards, Charles Belcher

Votes: 4,145

34. Zelos (2015)

15 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A competitive mother orders a clone to outshine her flawless friend, but soon realizes she purchased an unbeatable rival.

Director: Thoranna Sigurdardottir | Stars: Brooke Nevin, Michael Ornstein, Michael Traynor, Erica Piccininni

Votes: 11

35. Karaganda (2013)

24 min | Short, Action, Drama

7.8
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A Jewish prisoner in a 1950s Soviet prison camp is on a mission to find his wife.

Director: Max Weissberg | Stars: Konstantin Lavysh, Nikita Bogolyubov, Michael Ark, Vera Cherny

Votes: 13

36. Zero (II) (2012)

18 min | Short, Drama

7.3
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An introverted teen is forced to defend herself when her bullies threaten to spill the beans about her crush on the math teacher mr govan.

Director: Kimberly Townes | Stars: Megan Sousa, Amrahu Ibraheem, Mariah Goolsby, Alyssa DiVirgilio

Votes: 21

37. The 8th Samurai (2009)

28 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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It is the early 1950s and Japanese Cinema is reaching international acclaim. Nanshu, a poor man with a big heart, is struggling to break into the booming film business, but the only thing ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Ambrosino | Stars: Eijiro Ozaki, Takashi Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Watanabe, Toshi Toda

Votes: 52

38. AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Ford (1973 TV Special)

75 min | Documentary

4.6
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Shortly before his death in 1973, John Ford was given is first ever Lifetime Achievement Award by the AFI while friends and co-workers shared reminiscences.

Stars: John Ford, Charles Bronson, Yul Brynner, Clint Eastwood

Votes: 128

39. Death in Charge (2009)

15 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

7.3
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In the tradition of E.C. Horror Comics, this cautionary tale examines life through the eyes of Death who gets derailed when an impatient single Mom carelessly mistakes the scythe-carrying ... See full summary »

Director: Devi Snively | Stars: Marina Benedict, Tom Burke, Chelsea Chalfa, Kylie Chalfa

Votes: 50

40. Pinfeathers (2013)

30 min | Short

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A man and a woman share a dream woven by an angel. In their waking lives they fare poorly in trysts of a disturbing nature and cross paths several times until they finally meet.

Director: Michelle Espinosa | Stars: Annie Grindlay, Dennis Holahan, Brynn Horrocks, Dean Minerd

41. In Another Life (2008)

20 min | Short, Drama, Romance

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In a world of academia where religion, philosophy, and politics are often debated by intellectuals, our protagonists meet. Mira, a spirited Palestinian-American, and Mo, an Israeli PHD ... See full summary »

Director: Karine Nissim | Stars: Mila Fierro, David Fruechting, Daniel Gadi, Tiffanny Nelson

42. Caution to the Wind (2004)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

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A teen prostitute struggles with the daily abuse that makes up the city streets of L.A.

Director: Adam Schlachter | Stars: Scott Casperson, Enoch Cook, Ani Delara, Cheryl Francis Harrington

43. Palmarejo (2004)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Drama, Family

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A Puerto Rican boy has two days to find a new home for his pet goat.

Director: Adam Schlachter | Stars: Andrew Aguilar, Mark Aguirre, Sophia Cifuentes, Doralicia

44. CU@Ed's (2008)

13 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

8.5
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Tina and Tadd, two socially-challenged thirty-somethings, attempt a face-to-face at a coffee shop after meeting online. Tina arrives first, and while she waits receives grim advice from an ... See full summary »

Director: Casey Stangl | Stars: Danielle Kennedy, Will McCormack, Paul Rae, Rhea Seehorn

Votes: 8

45. And Another Honkytonk Girl Says She Will (1990)

Short, Music

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When a beautiful country girl leaves her farm and baby behind to pursue a singing career in Nashville, her naive dreams of stardom descend into a perverse nightmare.

Director: Michelle Paymar | Stars: Dan Bell, Rainbow Harvest, Patricia Mattick, Randy Oglesby