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1. Dunkirk (2017)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Drama, History

8.6
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94 Metascore

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard, Lee Armstrong

Votes: 93,705 | Gross: $50.50M

2. Rogue One (2016)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.9
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65 Metascore

The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.

Director: Gareth Edwards | Stars: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen

Votes: 346,226 | Gross: $532.17M

3. The Goonies (1985)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.8
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60 Metascore

In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient valuable treasure.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman

Votes: 191,495 | Gross: $61.40M

4. The Shallows (2016)

PG-13 | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.3
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59 Metascore

A mere 200 yards from shore, surfer Nancy is attacked by a great white shark, with her short journey to safety becoming the ultimate contest of wills.

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | Stars: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Angelo Josue Lozano Corzo, Joseph Salas

Votes: 83,114 | Gross: $55.12M

5. Die Hard (1988)

R | 131 min | Action, Thriller

8.2
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70 Metascore

John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Votes: 639,218 | Gross: $81.35M

6. Apollo 13 (I) (1995)

PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.6
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77 Metascore

NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise

Votes: 222,445 | Gross: $172.07M

7. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw.

Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Christian Slater

Votes: 152,806 | Gross: $165.50M

8. Gattaca (1997)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.8
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64 Metascore

A genetically inferior man assumes the identity of a superior one in order to pursue his lifelong dream of space travel.

Director: Andrew Niccol | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Gore Vidal

Votes: 235,344 | Gross: $12.34M

9. The Running Man (1987)

R | 101 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.6
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45 Metascore

A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show.

Director: Paul Michael Glaser | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jim Brown

Votes: 119,211 | Gross: $38.12M

10. Billy Elliot (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama, Music, Romance

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

Votes: 103,542 | Gross: $21.99M

11. Cool Hand Luke (1967)

PG | 126 min | Crime, Drama

8.2
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A laid back Southern man is sentenced to two years in a rural prison, but refuses conform to life in prison.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin, J.D. Cannon

Votes: 128,998

12. Taare Zameen Par (2007)

PG | 165 min | Drama, Family, Music

8.5
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An eight-year-old boy is thought to be a lazy trouble-maker, until the new art teacher has the patience and compassion to discover the real problem behind his struggles in school.

Directors: Aamir Khan, Amole Gupte | Stars: Darsheel Safary, Aamir Khan, Tanay Chheda, Sachet Engineer

Votes: 106,442 | Gross: $1.20M

13. Yes Man (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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46 Metascore

A man challenges himself to say "yes" to everything for an entire year.

Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, John Michael Higgins

Votes: 286,446 | Gross: $97.68M

14. Rocky II (1979)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Sport

7.2
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Rocky struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed, while the embarrassed champ insistently goads him to accept a challenge for a rematch.

Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Votes: 150,521

15. The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

PG | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea.

Directors: Ronald Neame, Irwin Allen | Stars: Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Shelley Winters, Red Buttons

Votes: 34,572 | Gross: $93.30M

16. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

PG | 224 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical

8.2
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84 Metascore

The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley, Paul Blackthorne

Votes: 81,651

17. Peaceful Warrior (2006)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.3
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40 Metascore

A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.

Director: Victor Salva | Stars: Scott Mechlowicz, Nick Nolte, Amy Smart, Tim DeKay

Votes: 22,109 | Gross: $1.06M

18. Secretariat (2010)

PG | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.2
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61 Metascore

Penny Chenery Tweedy and colleagues guide her long-shot but precocious stallion to set, in 1973, the unbeaten record for winning the Triple Crown.

Director: Randall Wallace | Stars: Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Margo Martindale, Nelsan Ellis

Votes: 22,101 | Gross: $59.70M

19. Invincible (2006)

PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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63 Metascore

Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.

Director: Ericson Core | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks, Kevin Conway

Votes: 55,070 | Gross: $57.79M

20. The House of the Spirits (1993)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America in this adaptation of Isabel Allende's best-seller.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Meryl Streep, Maria Conchita Alonso, António Assunção

Votes: 17,802 | Gross: $6.27M

21. Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)

G | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

7.5
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In the old west, a man becomes a sheriff just for the pay, figuring he can decamp if things get tough. In the end, he uses ingenuity instead.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: James Garner, Joan Hackett, Walter Brennan, Harry Morgan

Votes: 8,184

22. Norma Rae (1979)

PG | 114 min | Drama

7.4
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A young single mother and textile worker agrees to help unionize her mill despite the problems and dangers involved.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Sally Field, Beau Bridges, Ron Leibman, Pat Hingle

Votes: 8,254

23. Lakshya (2004)

186 min | War, Drama, Romance

7.9
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An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.

Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Om Puri

Votes: 14,616 | Gross: $0.75M

24. My Favorite Year (1982)

PG | 92 min | Comedy

7.4
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A dissolute matinee idol is slated to appear on a live TV variety show.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Mark Linn-Baker, Jessica Harper, Joseph Bologna

Votes: 7,270

25. The Challenger (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Sport

5.6
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A Bronx boxer fights his way to a better life.

Director: Kent Moran | Stars: Kent Moran, Michael Clarke Duncan, S. Epatha Merkerson, Justin Hartley

Votes: 993 | Gross: $0.02M

26. King of the Hill (1993)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, History

7.6
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86 Metascore

A young boy struggles on his own in a run-down motel after his parents and younger brother are separated from him in 1930s Depression-era Midwest.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Jesse Bradford, Jeroen Krabbé, Lisa Eichhorn, Karen Allen

Votes: 6,220 | Gross: $1.30M

27. The Three Musketeers (1948)

Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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D'Artagnan and his musketeer comrades thwart the plans of Royal Prime Minister Richelieu to usurp the King's power.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Lana Turner, Gene Kelly, June Allyson, Van Heflin

Votes: 4,764

28. Undefeated (2011)

PG-13 | 113 min | Documentary, Sport

7.8
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71 Metascore

Chronicles three underprivileged students from inner-city Memphis and their volunteer coach who tries to help them beat the odds on and off the field.

Directors: Daniel Lindsay, T.J. Martin | Stars: Bill Courtney, O.C. Brown, Montrail 'Money' Brown, Chavis Daniels

Votes: 6,084 | Gross: $0.56M

29. March or Die (1977)

PG | 107 min | Drama, War, Adventure

6.4
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During the 1920s, French Foreign Legion Major William Foster's unit is protecting an archaeological dig but the discovery of an Arab sacred burial site prompts the angry Arab tribes to attack Foster's small garrison.

Director: Dick Richards | Stars: Gene Hackman, Terence Hill, Catherine Deneuve, Max von Sydow

Votes: 2,366 | Gross: $1.00M

30. Sounder (1972)

G | 105 min | Drama, Family

7.7
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The oldest son of a loving and strong family of black sharecroppers comes of age in the Depression-era South after his father is imprisoned for stealing food.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Carmen Mathews

Votes: 2,764

31. Treasure Island (1934)

Not Rated | 110 min | Adventure

7.2
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Young Jim Hawkins is torn between his loyalty to his benefactors and his affection for lovable rogue Long John Silver in their struggle to recover a buried pirate treasure.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Wallace Beery, Jackie Cooper, Lionel Barrymore, Otto Kruger

Votes: 1,885

32. Saving Private Perez (2011)

PG-13 | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Western

6.0
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56 Metascore

A Mexican crime lord is forced by his mother to plan a suicidal rescue mission to find his lost brother in the most unexpected place on Earth...

Director: Beto Gómez | Stars: Miguel Rodarte, Jesús Ochoa, Joaquín Cosio, Gerardo Taracena

Votes: 1,644 | Gross: $1.39M

33. I Believe in Miracles (2015)

104 min | Documentary, History, Sport

7.8
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The story of the history-making Nottingham Forest team that won back-to-back European Cups in 1979 and 1980, led by the mercurial Brian Clough and his assistant Peter Taylor.

Director: Jonny Owen | Stars: Brian Clough, Peter Taylor, Jimmy Gordon, John McGovern

Votes: 771

34. Les misérables (1995)

R | 175 min | Drama, History

7.5
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A variation on Victor Hugo's classic novel by means of the story of a man whose life is affected by and somewhat duplicated by the Hugo story of the beleaguered Jean Valjean.

Director: Claude Lelouch | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Michel Boujenah, Alessandra Martines, Salomé Lelouch

Votes: 3,304 | Gross: $1.04M

35. The Three Musketeers (1935)

Approved | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.9
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The young Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, ... See full summary »

Director: Rowland V. Lee | Stars: Walter Abel, Paul Lukas, Margot Grahame, Heather Angel

Votes: 227

36. Thanks Maa (2009)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A homeless petty thief attempts to find the biological mother of an abandoned baby.

Director: Irfan Kamal | Stars: Master Shams, Master Salman, Master Jaffer, Master Fayaaz

Votes: 640

37. Kane & Lynch: Dead Men (2007 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Kane and Lynch: Dead Men follows the violent and chaotic journey of two men - a flawed mercenary and a medicated psychopath - and their brutal attitude towards right and wrong.

Director: Jens-Peter Kurup | Stars: Brian Bloom, Charles Martinet, Cipriano Iguaran, Craig Marker

Votes: 1,066

38. Casey's Shadow (1978)

PG | 117 min | Drama, Family, Sport

6.0
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Casey is a young boy in a family that trains racehorses. His best friend, a foal they call "Casey's Shadow", looks to be a loser, but comes out a champion.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Walter Matthau, Alexis Smith, Robert Webber, Murray Hamilton

Votes: 449

39. Up 'n' Under (1998)

99 min | Comedy, Sport

5.4
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The Cobblers Arms have been the best and most feared Amateur Rugby League team for the past ten years. Ex-pro Arthur bets their boss that he could train a bunch of deadbeats to defeat them ... See full summary »

Director: John Godber | Stars: Gary Olsen, Richard Ridings, Samantha Womack, Ralph Brown

Votes: 768

40. The Chisholms (1979– )

60 min | Romance, Western

7.6
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The adventures of the Chisholm family as they travel west in 1844.

Stars: Rosemary Harris, Ben Murphy, James Van Patten, Susan Swift

Votes: 77

41. Savage Sisters (1974)

R | 86 min | Action, Drama

5.2
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A corrupt General plans on smuggling one million US dollars out of the Banana Republic he dominates. Local revolutionaries plan on stealing the cash but are thwarted when a bandit leader ... See full summary »

Director: Eddie Romero | Stars: Gloria Hendry, Cheri Caffaro, Rosanna Ortiz, John Ashley

Votes: 192

42. Harishchandrachi Factory (2009)

96 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

8.4
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In 1913 India's cinema industry is born from Dadasaheb Phalke's efforts to make Raja Harishchandra (1913), India's first feature-length B&W silent film.

Director: Paresh Mokashi | Stars: Nandu Madhav, Vibhawari Deshpande, Atharva Karve, Mohit Gokhale

Votes: 1,490

43. The Three Musketeers (1939)

Approved | 73 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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D'Artagnan sings and fronts for slapstick cowardly Ritz brothers posing as musketeers.

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Don Ameche, The Ritz Brothers, Binnie Barnes, Gloria Stuart

Votes: 381

44. Alex (1992)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama, Sport

6.4
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Headstrong New Zealand teen Alex Archer trains to qualify for the 1960 Rome Olympics in the women's 100 freestyle. Unlike the other top swimmers who train only for swimming, Alex takes ... See full summary »

Director: Megan Simpson Huberman | Stars: Lauren A Jackson, Chris Haywood, Josh Picker, Cathy Godbold

Votes: 120

45. Siren: Blood Curse (2008 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Horror

7.9
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Augsust 3, 2007 - the day an American camera crew went missing in a Japanese mountainside area. Prior to disappearance, the crew was investigating Hanuda, a village that vanished in 1976.

Directors: Keiichiro Toyama, Naoki Kondo | Stars: Stephen Fisher, Natsuki Okamoto, Jonathan Legg, Emma Howard

Votes: 51

46. Breaking Code

Action, Drama | Announced

At the outbreak of the Gulf War, this action drama is based on the true story of an enlisted soldier who unexpectedly stumbles on a web of illegal activities involving the upper chain of ... See full summary »

Director: Gerry Lively | Star: Billy Campbell

47. Lost Holiday: The Jim & Suzanne Shemwell Story (2007 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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In Idaho, an estranged couple are trapped in a blizzard while on vacation just before Christmas.

Director: Gregory Goodell | Stars: Jami Gertz, Dylan Walsh, Aaron Pearl, Julia Maxwell

Votes: 171

48. The Polo Kid (2009)

63 min | Documentary

8.7
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Santiago Torres' journey takes him from the polo fields of California to Argentina, Florida, New York and Mexico. Behind thrilling sports action is a deeply moving human story.

Director: Nathaniel McCullagh | Stars: Adolfo Cambiaso, Nacho Figueras, Jordan Leigh, Miguelito Torres

Votes: 15

49. The Three Musketeers (1916)

63 min | Adventure

6.3
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The young Gascon D'Artagnan arrives in Paris, his heart set on joining the king's Musketeers. He is taken under the wings of three of the most respected and feared Musketeers, Porthos, ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Swickard | Stars: Orrin Johnson, Dorothy Dalton, Louise Glaum, Harvey Clark

Votes: 16

50. Mary & Bill (2010)

39 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

4.9
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A 90-year-old triathlete and an 83-year-old high jumper work to overcome serious physical injuries in order to compete in their events despite doctor's orders.

Director: Andrew Napier | Stars: Mary Stroebe, Bill Wambach, Hunter Kemper, Harvey Barash

Votes: 12