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1. Captain America: Civil War (2016)
PG-13 | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man.
Votes: 261,363 | Gross: $406.57M
2. Jurassic World (2015)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A new theme park is built on the original site of Jurassic Park. Everything is going well until the park's newest attraction--a genetically modified giant stealth killing machine--escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.
Votes: 415,401 | Gross: $652.18M
3. Gladiator (2000)
R | 155 min | Action, Drama, Romance
When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.
Votes: 978,245 | Gross: $187.67M
4. Black Hawk Down (2001)
R | 144 min | Drama, History, War
123 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.
Votes: 290,965 | Gross: $108.64M
5. City of God (2002)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.
Votes: 531,008 | Gross: $7.56M
6. Blood Diamond (2006)
R | 143 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
A fisherman, a smuggler, and a syndicate of businessmen match wits over the possession of a priceless diamond.
Votes: 398,979 | Gross: $57.37M
7. Predators (2010)
R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of elite warriors are hunted by members of a merciless alien race known as Predators.
Votes: 170,884 | Gross: $52.00M
8. The English Patient (1996)
R | 162 min | Drama, Romance, War
At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.
Votes: 141,589 | Gross: $78.65M
9. Hotel Rwanda (2004)
PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, History, War
The true story of Paul Rusesabagina, a hotel manager who housed over a thousand Tutsi refugees during their struggle against the Hutu militia in Rwanda.
Votes: 263,525 | Gross: $23.47M
10. The Constant Gardener (2005)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption.
Votes: 111,061 | Gross: $33.57M
11. In a Better World (2010)
R | 119 min | Drama, Romance
The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.
Votes: 32,647 | Gross: $1.01M
12. Rush Hour 3 (2007)
PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
After an attempted assassination on Ambassador Han, Lee and Carter head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders.
Votes: 120,677 | Gross: $140.08M
13. Biutiful (2010)
R | 148 min | Drama
This is the story of Uxbal, a man living in this world, but able to see his death, which guides his every move.
Votes: 68,626 | Gross: $5.10M
14. About Schmidt (2002)
R | 125 min | Comedy, Drama
A man upon retirement embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected.
Votes: 107,366 | Gross: $65.01M
16. Serial (Bad) Weddings (2014)
97 min | Comedy
A Catholic French couple sees their life upside down when their four daughters get married to men of different religion and origins.
17. Amazing Grace (2006)
PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, History
The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade.
Votes: 20,700 | Gross: $21.21M
18. Soul Plane (2004)
R | 86 min | Comedy
Things get raucously funny aboard the maiden flight of a black-owned airline, thanks to some last-minute passenger additions.
Votes: 18,218 | Gross: $13.92M
19. Paris, je t'aime (2006)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.
Writers: Tristan Carné, Emmanuel Benbihy, Bruno Podalydès, Paul Mayeda Berges, Gurinder Chadha, Gus Van Sant, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas, Christopher Doyle, Rain Li, Gabrielle Keng, Isabel Coixet, Nobuhiro Suwa, Sylvain Chomet, Alfonso Cuarón, Olivier Assayas, Oliver Schmitz, Richard LaGravenese, Vincenzo Natali, Wes Craven, Tom Tykwer, Gena Rowlands, Alexander Payne, Nadine Eïd, Frédéric Auburtin | Directors: Olivier Assayas, Frédéric Auburtin, Emmanuel Benbihy, Gurinder Chadha, Sylvain Chomet, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Isabel Coixet, Wes Craven, Alfonso Cuarón, Gérard Depardieu, Christopher Doyle, Richard LaGravenese, Vincenzo Natali, Alexander Payne, Bruno Podalydès, Walter Salles, Oliver Schmitz, Nobuhiro Suwa, Daniela Thomas, Tom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Leonor Watling, Ludivine Sagnier, Florence Muller
Votes: 62,970 | Gross: $4.86M
20. Vixen (2015 TV Mini-Series)
TV-PG | 5 min | Animation, Short, Action
Vixen is based on the DC Character Mari McCabe / Vixen, a costumed superhero crime-fighter with the power to mimic the abilities of any animal that has ever lived on Earth. The series is set in the same fictional universe as Arrow, The Flash, and Legends of Tomorrow.
21. Thirst (2009)
R | 133 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Through a failed medical experiment, a priest is stricken with vampirism and is forced to abandon his ascetic ways.
Votes: 30,622 | Gross: $0.30M
22. Crossing Over (2009)
R | 113 min | Drama
Crossing Over is a multi-character canvas about immigrants of different nationalities struggling to achieve legal status in Los Angeles. The film deals with the border, document fraud, the ... See full summary »
Votes: 19,538 | Gross: $0.45M
24. Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Ten-year-old Arthur, in a bid to save his grandfather's house from being demolished, goes looking for some much-fabled hidden treasure in the land of the Minimoys, a tiny people living in harmony with nature.
Votes: 25,757 | Gross: $15.13M
25. The African Queen (1951)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In Africa during WWI, a gin-swilling riverboat captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.
26. Madeline (1998)
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family
The adventurous, young Madeline is very good at getting into trouble, but she's also fantastic in solving problems as well, and her school-mistress Miss Clavel is not too approving of her. ... See full summary »
Votes: 5,124 | Gross: $29.77M
27. The Interpreter (2005)
PG-13 | 128 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Political intrigue and deception unfold inside the United Nations, where a U.S. Secret Service agent is assigned to investigate an interpreter who overhears an assassination plot.
Votes: 86,016 | Gross: $72.52M
29. The Visitor (I) (2007)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama
A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.
Votes: 37,246 | Gross: $9.42M
31. A Mighty Heart (2007)
R | 108 min | Biography, Drama, History
Mariane Pearl embarks on a frantic search to locate her journalist husband, Daniel, when he goes missing in Pakistan.
Votes: 24,110 | Gross: $9.17M
33. The Mummy (1932)
Not Rated | 73 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance
A living mummy stalks the beautiful woman he believes is the reincarnation of his lover.
34. Lorenzo's Oil (1992)
PG-13 | 129 min | Drama
A boy develops a disease so rare that nobody is working on a cure, so his father decides to learn all about it and tackle the problem himself.
Votes: 16,350 | Gross: $7.29M
35. Captain Planet and the Planeteers (1990–1996)
TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A quintet of teenagers work together to encourage environmentally responsible behaviour and can summon a superhero to deal with ecological disasters.
Creators: Nicholas Boxer, Ted Turner, Thom Beers, Bob Forward, Phil Harnage, Andy Heyward, Robby London, Barbara Y.E. Pyle, Cassandra Schafhausen | Stars: David Coburn, Joey Dedio, Kath Soucie, LeVar Burton
36. In America (2002)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama
A family of Irish immigrants adjust to life on the mean streets of Hell's Kitchen while also grieving the death of a child.
Votes: 36,599 | Gross: $15.54M
37. Soul Food (1997)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
One person can keep a family together and, when that one person is gone, a family can be torn apart.
Votes: 5,257 | Gross: $43.49M
38. Roar (1981)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Ravening jungle beasts assemble in flocks to invade an otherwise quiet home where they terrorize the visiting family of their keeper.
Votes: 1,254 | Gross: $2.00M
39. Tarzan and the Lost City (1998)
PG | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Family
Tarzan returns to his homeland of Africa to save his home from destruction.
Votes: 1,785 | Gross: $2.15M
40. Dough (2015)
94 min | Comedy, Drama
An old Jewish baker struggles to keep his business afloat until his young Muslim apprentice drops cannabis in the dough and sends sales sky high.
Votes: 192 | Gross: $1.10M
41. The Limits of Control (2009)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger in the process of completing a criminal job.
Votes: 15,717 | Gross: $0.43M
42. The Wild Geese (1978)
R | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A British banker hires a group of British mercenaries to rescue a deposed African president from the hands of a corrupt African dictator.
43. Desert Flower (2009)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama
The autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 3, sold in marriage at 13, fled from Africa a while later to become finally an American supermodel and is now at the age of 38, the UN ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,818 | Gross: $0.04M
44. The Class (2008)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama
Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.
Votes: 29,184 | Gross: $3.77M
45. Delta of Venus (1995)
R | 102 min | Drama
A struggling American writer (England) and a fellow American expatriate (Mandylor) begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.
Votes: 1,473 | Gross: $0.06M
46. La Grande Illusion (1937)
Unrated | 114 min | Drama, War
During the first World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from.
Votes: 26,703 | Gross: $0.17M
47. A Dry White Season (1989)
R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller
Ben du Toit is a schoolteacher who always has considered himself a man of caring and justice, at least on the individual level. When his gardener's son is brutally beaten up by the police ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,581 | Gross: $3.77M
49. The First Grader (2010)
PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau terrorist who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.
Votes: 3,221 | Gross: $0.33M
50. Legionnaire (1998)
R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Alain Lefevre is a boxer paid by a Marseille mobster to take a dive. When he wins the fight he attempts to flee to America with the mobster's girlfriend Katrina. This plan fails and he ... See full summary »