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1. The Three Musketeers (2011)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
The hot-headed young D'Artagnan along with three former legendary but now down on their luck Musketeers must unite and defeat a beautiful double agent and her villainous employer from seizing the French throne and engulfing Europe in war.
2. The Flintstones (1994)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
In this live-action feature of the cartoon show, Fred Flintstone finally gets the job he's always wanted, but it may just come at a price.
3. Shrek (2001)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
After his swamp is filled with magical creatures, an ogre agrees to rescue a princess for a villainous lord in order to get his land back.
Writers: William Steig, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Joe Stillman, Roger S.H. Schulman, Cody Cameron, Chris Miller, Conrad Vernon | Directors: Andrew Adamson, Vicky Jenson | Stars: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow
4. A Knight's Tale (2001)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
After his master dies, a peasant squire, fueled by his desire for food and glory, creates a new identity for himself as a knight.
5. Blazing Saddles (1974)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Western
To ruin a western town, a corrupt political boss appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.
6. Moulin Rouge! (2001)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources.
7. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
King Arthur and his knights embark on a low-budget search for the Grail, encountering many very silly obstacles.
8. Marie Antoinette (2006)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History
The retelling of France's iconic but ill-fated queen, Marie Antoinette. From her betrothal and marriage to Louis XVI at 15 to her reign as queen at 19 and to the end of her reign as queen and ultimately the fall of Versailles.
9. Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A malfunctioning time machine at a ski resort takes a man back to 1986 with his two friends and nephew, where they must relive a fateful night and not change anything to make sure the nephew is born.
10. Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993)
PG-13 | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
A spoof of Robin Hood in general and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) in particular.
11. Fullmetal Alchemist (2003–2004)
TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The Elric brothers' deciding to perform a forbidden human transmutation to bring their dead mother back, they end up losing their bodies. Now Edward must find the chemical privileges to restore their body back.
12. Year One (2009)
PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy
After being banished from their tribe, two hunter-gatherers encounter Biblical characters and eventually wind up in the city of Sodom.
13. Robin Hood (1973)
G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The story of the legendary outlaw is portrayed with the characters as humanoid animals.
Writers: Larry Clemmons, Ken Anderson, Vance Gerry, Frank Thomas, Eric Cleworth, Julius Svendsen, David Michener | Director: Wolfgang Reitherman | Stars: Brian Bedford, Phil Harris, Roger Miller, Peter Ustinov
14. The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas (2000)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
In this live-action prequel to the 1994 comedy hit, the Flintstones and the Rubbles go on a trip to Rock Vegas, where Wilma is pursued by playboy Chip Rockefeller.
15. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
When Sid's attempt to adopt three dinosaur eggs gets him abducted by their real mother to an underground lost world, his friends attempt to rescue him.
16. W.E. (2011)
R | 119 min | Drama, History, Romance
The affair between King Edward VIII and American divorcée Wallis Simpson, and a contemporary romance between a married woman and a Russian security guard.
17. Titus (1999)
R | 162 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Titus returns victorious from war, only to plant the seeds of future turmoil for himself and his family.
19. Samurai Champloo (2004–2005)
TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Fuu, a waitress who works in a teahouse, rescues two master swordsmen, Mugen and Jin, from their execution to help her find the "samurai who smells of sunflowers."
20. Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002)
PG | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Astérix and Obélix go to Egypt to help architect Numérobis who is building a palace for Cleopatra.
21. The Tempest (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Shakespeare's epic play is translated from page to screen, with the gender of the main character, Prospero, changed from male to female.
22. Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)
G | 108 min | Drama, History, Musical
Film version of the musical stage play, presenting the last few weeks of Christ's life, told in an anachronistic manner.
23. Black Knight (2001)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Martin Lawrence plays Jamal, an employee in Medieval World amusement park. After sustaining a blow to the head, he awakens to find himself in 14th century England.
25. Idlewild (2006)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
A musical set in the Prohibition-era American South, where a speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend with gangsters who have their eyes on the club while his piano player ... See full summary »
26. Hercules (1998–1999)
TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
This spin-off to Disney's Hercules follows Herc's many labors during the years he spent training how to be a hero under the tutelage of satyr Philoctetes. Olympian Gods and Goddesses as well as Hades and Pegasus often visit him.
27. Justin and the Knights of Valour (2013)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A young boy becomes a man as he embarks on a quest to become a knight.
29. Time After Time (1979)
PG | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
H.G. Wells pursues Jack the Ripper to the 20th Century when the serial murderer uses the future writer's time machine to escape his time period.
31. Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire (2009– )
30 min | Action, Comedy
Monty Python meets The Princess Bride in this Comedy Central original series. Follow Kröd and his band of ineffectual freedom fighters as they fight evil and save the world.
32. Wagons East (1994)
PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Western
In the 1860's Wild West, when a ragged bunch of misfit settlers decide they cannot stand living in their current situation, they hire a grizzled cowboy to take them on a journey back to their hometowns east.
33. Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers (2004 Video)
G | 68 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Mickey, Donald and Goofy are the French three Musketeers.
34. Riverworld (2010 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 178 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Welcome to Riverworld, a place of strange, watery beauty and the current abode of a fascinating cast of the recently (and not-so-recently) dead. It certainly isn't Heaven, but it just might be Hell.
35. Marguerite & Julien (2015)
105 min | Drama, History, Romance
An aristocratic brother and sister embrace passion and hope as they flee from society. A story of desire, love and death beyond all morality.
36. Jack of All Trades (2000– )
30 min | Adventure, Action, Comedy
Jack Stiles, an American spy stationed on a South Pacific island in the early 19th century, works against Napoleon's colonizing efforts.
38. Blubberella (2011)
R | 87 min | Action, Comedy
An action comedy centered on an overweight woman whose footsteps cause explosions and whose dual swords are used against anyone who makes fun of her.
39. Cinderella (1977)
94 min | Comedy, Musical
An adaptation of the fairy tale, Cinderella traces the misadventures of our heroine, who, via the help of her "fairy" (i.e. gay) godmother, is granted heightened sexual prowess to win over ... See full summary »
40. Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
Approved | 107 min | Drama, Western
A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.
41. Lisztomania (1975)
R | 103 min | Biography, Comedy, Fantasy
A send-up of the bawdy life of Romantic composer/piano virtuoso Franz Liszt, with ubiquitous phallic imagery and a good portion of the film devoted to Liszt's "friendship" with fellow ... See full summary »
42. Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie (2002)
G | 82 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When the singing Veggies encounter some car trouble, they're stranded at old, rundown seafood joint where nothing is quite as it seems. As Bob the Tomato and the kids settle in to wait for ... See full summary »
43. Wittgenstein (1993)
72 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the ... See full summary »
45. When Things Were Rotten (1975– )
30 min | Adventure, Comedy
Comedy about Robin Hood, who was a complete idiot, and his band o incompetents in Sherwood Forest. Prince John, the Sheriff of Nottingham, and their gang were even more incompetent. Maid ... See full summary »
47. Maid Marian and Her Merry Men (1989–1994)
25 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
The true story of Sherwood Forest is finally revealed: Robin was a cowardly tailor from Kensington, and Marian was the brains behind the Merry Men. With her ruthless band of freedom ... See full summary »
48. Big Money Rustlas (2010)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Western
In the Wild West town of Mudbug, Sheriff Sugar Wolf arrives to confront an over-the-top villain, Big Baby Chips.
49. Mahler (1974)
PG | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Music
Both trifles and structure are tossed out the door by director Ken Russell in this film. Here, historical content matters not so much as metaphors, feelings, emotions, and interpretations, ... See full summary »
50. Medea (1969)
110 min | Drama, Fantasy
To win the kingdom his uncle took from his father, Jason must steal the golden fleece from the land of barbarians, where Medea is royalty and a powerful sorceress, where human sacrifice ... See full summary »