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1. My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010– )

TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.8
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After learning that her friends, as well as herself, are the magical Elements of Harmony, studious unicorn Twilight Sparkle is sent by her mentor, Princess Celestia, to Ponyville to study the magic of friendship with help from her friends.

Stars: Ashleigh Ball, Tabitha St. Germain, Tara Strong, Andrea Libman

Votes: 15,793

2. Rust and Bone (2012)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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73 Metascore

Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.

Director: Jacques Audiard | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Armand Verdure, Céline Sallette

Votes: 48,435 | Gross: $2.06M

3. Free Willy (1993)

PG | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

5.9
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79 Metascore

When a boy learns that a beloved killer whale is to be killed by the aquarium owners, the boy risks everything to free the whale.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Jason James Richter, Lori Petty, Michael Madsen, Jayne Atkinson

Votes: 50,844 | Gross: $77.70M

4. Blackfish (2013)

PG-13 | 83 min | Documentary, Drama

8.1
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83 Metascore

A documentary following the controversial captivity of killer whales, and its dangers for both humans and whales.

Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite | Stars: Tilikum, Dave Duffus, Samantha Berg, Dean Gomersall

Votes: 45,022 | Gross: $2.06M

5. Jackass 3D (2010)

R | 94 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

7.1
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56 Metascore

Johnny Knoxville and company return for the third installment of their TV show spin-off, where dangerous stunts and explicit public displays rule.

Director: Jeff Tremaine | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Bam Margera, Ryan Dunn

Votes: 47,681 | Gross: $117.22M

6. Limelight (1952)

Approved | 137 min | Drama, Music, Romance

8.1
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A fading comedian and a suicidally despondent ballet dancer must look to each other to find meaning and hope in their lives.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Claire Bloom, Nigel Bruce, Buster Keaton

Votes: 13,175

7. Willard (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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61 Metascore

A young man with an unusual connection to rats uses them at his own sociopathic will.

Director: Glen Morgan | Stars: Crispin Glover, R. Lee Ermey, Laura Harring, Jackie Burroughs

Votes: 15,157 | Gross: $6.85M

8. Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)

PG | 88 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.1
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In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Don Murray, Ricardo Montalban, Natalie Trundy

Votes: 23,198

9. The Girl (2012 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 91 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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The turbulent relationship between filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and actress Tippi Hedren.

Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Sienna Miller, Toby Jones, Imelda Staunton, Conrad Kemp

Votes: 5,586

10. White Dog (1982)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.1
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A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill Black people.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Christa Lang, Vernon Weddle, Jameson Parker

Votes: 6,093

11. Beethoven's Big Break (2008 Video)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Family

4.6
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Eddie, a struggling animal trainer and single dad suddenly finds himself the personal wrangler for a large and lovable St. Bernard whose fabulous movie "audition" catapults the dog to ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Elliott | Stars: Jonathan Silverman, Jennifer Finnigan, Moises Arias, Eddie Griffin

Votes: 1,356

12. Black Venus (2010)

159 min | Drama, History

6.9
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The story of Saartjes Baartman, a Black domestic who, in 1808, left Southern Africa, then ruled by Dutch settlers, for Europe, following her boss Hendrick Caesar , hoping to find fame and ... See full summary »

Director: Abdellatif Kechiche | Stars: Yahima Torres, Andre Jacobs, Olivier Gourmet, Elina Löwensohn

Votes: 1,860

13. Tarzan's New York Adventure (1942)

Passed | 71 min | Action, Adventure

7.0
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Tarzan and Jane go to New York to rescue Boy after he is kidnapped into a circus.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Sheffield, Virginia Grey

Votes: 2,541

14. Trapeze (1956)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A crippled circus acrobat is torn emotionally between two ambitious young trapeze artists, one a talented young American and a less-gifted but beautiful Italian.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado

Votes: 3,091

15. Race to Space (2001)

PG | 104 min | Drama, Family

5.5
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In the 1960s a young woman works at NASA as an animal trainer responsible for the chimpanzee who will go into space.

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Alex D. Linz, William Atherton, James Woods, Annabeth Gish

Votes: 762

16. Trog (1970)

GP | 93 min | Horror

3.5
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A sympathetic anthropologist uses drugs and surgery to try to communicate with a primitive troglodyte who is found living in a local cave.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Crawford, Michael Gough, Bernard Kay, Kim Braden

Votes: 1,592

17. Tarzan and the Huntress (1947)

Approved | 72 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.9
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A shortage of zoo animals after World War II brings beautiful animal trainer Tanya, her financial backer and her cruel trail boss to the jungle. After negotiating a quota with the native ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Brenda Joyce, Johnny Sheffield, Patricia Morison

Votes: 1,685

18. The Hawk Is Dying (2006)

112 min | Drama

6.1
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48 Metascore

A Gainesville Florida auto upholsterer (Giamatti) attempts to subvert his mundane life by training a wild, red-tailed hawk.

Director: Julian Goldberger | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Michelle Williams, Michael Pitt, Rusty Schwimmer

Votes: 1,070 | Gross: $0.01M

19. The Black Marble (1980)

PG | 113 min | Crime, Romance, Comedy

6.3
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A romantic comedy which explores the pressures on police officers.

Director: Harold Becker | Stars: Robert Foxworth, Paula Prentiss, Harry Dean Stanton, Barbara Babcock

Votes: 400

20. Womanlight (1979)

98 min | Drama

6.5
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Reciprocal consolation. The background of two middle-aged people (Michel and Lydia) is gradually unfolded. Michel's wife is incurably ill. They had agreed that she would take her life on ... See full summary »

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Romy Schneider, Romolo Valli, Lila Kedrova

Votes: 486

21. Little Miss Broadway (1938)

Approved | 72 min | Drama, Musical

6.6
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An orphan is provisionally adopted by the manager of a hotel populated by show business people. The hotel's owner doesn't like the entertainers and wants the girl returned to the orphanage.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Shirley Temple, George Murphy, Jimmy Durante, Phyllis Brooks

Votes: 598

22. A Tiger Walks (1964)

91 min | Family, Drama

6.6
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A tiger escapes from a circus truck as it passes by a small town, and hides itself in the surrounding woods. This throws the town into a panic and everyone wants the animal killed ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Brian Keith, Vera Miles, Pamela Franklin, Sabu

Votes: 208

23. Murder at the Baskervilles (1937)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Mystery

5.8
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Sherlock Holmes takes a vacation and visits his old friend Sir Henry Baskerville. His vacation ends when he suddenly finds himself in the middle of a double-murder mystery. Now he's got to ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Bentley | Stars: Arthur Wontner, Ian Fleming, Lyn Harding, John Turnbull

Votes: 431

24. The Goldwyn Follies (1938)

Passed | 122 min | Musical, Romance

5.4
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Movie producer chooses a simple girl to be "Miss Humanity" and to critically evalute his movies from the point of view of the ordinary person. Hit song: "Love Walked In."

Directors: George Marshall, H.C. Potter | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Andrea Leeds, The Ritz Brothers, Vera Zorina

Votes: 285

25. Postcards from the Zoo (2012)

95 min | Drama

6.3
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Little Lana was 3 years old when she was abandoned alone in the zoo. Raised by a giraffe trainer, the zoo is the only world she knows. Until one day, a charming magician arrives and Lana ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin | Stars: Adjie Nur Ahmad, Klarysa Aurelia, Ladya Cheryl, Dave Lumenta

Votes: 180

26. Den radio (2008)

100 min | Comedy

7.4
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It's the day of radio in Russia. The radio station staff decides to invite famous bands, who will perform live. And something goes wrong!

Director: Dmitriy Dyachenko | Stars: Diana Arbenina, Leonid Barats, Aleksandr Demidov, Nikolay Fomenko

Votes: 1,743

27. Tsirk (1936)

90 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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US - Vaudeville dancer Marion Dixon is with her German manager von Kneischitz on tour - in Moskau. Her act includes a gun shooting her to the trapeze, the stage director there wants a copy ... See full summary »

Directors: Grigori Aleksandrov, Isidor Simkov | Stars: Lyubov Orlova, Evgeniya Melnikova, Vladimir Volodin, Sergei Stolyarov

Votes: 348

28. Down Missouri Way (1946)

75 min | Musical, Comedy

5.5
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Jane Colwell, an associate professor at an agricultural college, thinks that a trained mule she has been working with needs a rest and takes him to her farm. There she finds a film company ... See full summary »

Director: Josef Berne | Stars: Martha O'Driscoll, John Carradine, Eddie Dean, William Wright

Votes: 60

29. Carnival Magic (1981)

G | 86 min | Fantasy

3.8
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A magician in a carnival--who actually can read minds and levitate people and objects--works with a superintelligent chimp named Alex, who can also talk. The magician and the chimp soon ... See full summary »

Director: Al Adamson | Stars: Don Stewart, Jennifer Houlton, Howard Segal, Regina Carrol

Votes: 121

30. Growing Up Grizzly (2001 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Stars: Brad Pitt, Doug Seus, Lynne Seus, Bart the Bear

Votes: 93

31. Darkest Africa (1936)

Approved | 269 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.6
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A 15-episode serial in which Beatty goes to darkest Africa to rescue the Goddess of Joba, who is being held by the high priest.

Directors: B. Reeves Eason, Joseph Kane | Stars: Clyde Beatty, Manuel King, Elaine Shepard, Lucien Prival

Votes: 68

32. The Horse with the Human Mind (1946)

8 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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We spend the day with Bess, considered by many to be the smartest horse in the movies, as she works with her trainer.

Director: Harry Loud | Stars: Bess, Joe Adkinson, Frank Whitbeck

Votes: 49

33. Hollywood, It's a Dog's Life (2004)

80 min | Family, Comedy

5.0
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Hank O'Hara is a former stuntman turned dog and horse trainer. In the opening we see one of his dogs acting in a movie. Hank's widowed daughter and her daughter return to Hank's place, and ... See full summary »

Director: Byron Quisenberry | Stars: Mike Moroff, Anne Lockhart, Brent Davis, Bob Havice

Votes: 24

34. Hathi (2000)

97 min | Drama

7.2
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5000 years ago, in India, men started to capture and tame elephants for war, parades and worship. Still today, the young Makbul grows up in daily contact with the wild and domesticated ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Gautier | Stars: Nanny Ama, Venkatesh Daggubati, Begum Jamila, Pyare Jan

Votes: 54

35. Perils of the Jungle (1953)

Approved | 63 min | Adventure, Drama

4.8
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Hunter tracks down lions on the Congo jungle.

Director: George Blair | Stars: Clyde Beatty, Stanley Farrar, Phyllis Coates, John Doucette

Votes: 20

36. Bengal Tiger (1936)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.3
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Cliff Ballenger, the wild-animal trainer for the circus had no fear of "Satan," the fiercest man-eating tiger in captivity, but the creature hated its master and longed to tear the big man to pieces with its rendering claws and fangs.

Director: Louis King | Stars: Barton MacLane, June Travis, Warren Hull, Paul Graetz

Votes: 28

37. O'Shaughnessy's Boy (1935)

Passed | 87 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Wallace Beery, Jackie Cooper, George 'Spanky' McFarland, Henry Stephenson

Votes: 112

38. The Big Cage (1933)

Passed | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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A circus on the verge of bankruptcy decides to save itself by staging a animal act with lions and tigers for the first time.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Clyde Beatty, Anita Page, Andy Devine, Vince Barnett

Votes: 23

39. The Lost Jungle (II) (1934)

Passed | 68 min | Adventure

4.2
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Feature version of the 1934 Mascot serial "The Lost Jungle."

Directors: David Howard, Armand Schaefer | Stars: Clyde Beatty, Cecilia Parker, Syd Saylor, Warner Richmond

Votes: 127

40. 50 Greatest TV Animals (2003 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

7.2
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Stars: Mario Lopez, Matilda de Cagny, Kelsey Grammer, Melissa Joan Hart

Votes: 33

41. Bat Men of Africa (1966 TV Movie)

100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.2
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Re-edited feature film version of the 1936 serial Darkest Africa.

Directors: B. Reeves Eason, Joseph Kane | Stars: Clyde Beatty, Manuel King, Elaine Shepard, Lucien Prival

Votes: 5

42. Circus Shadows (1935)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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A phony "psychic" ring tricks a pretty young circus performer into working for them.

Director: Charles Hutchison | Stars: Dorothy Wilson, Kane Richmond, William Ruhl, Russell Hopton

43. The Year of the Rat (2003 Video)

73 min | Documentary, Horror

8.7
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Making a studio film is a huge collaborative effort, whether it's an epic period blockbuster or a small horror movie about a lonely man and his pet rat. This is a behind-the-scenes ... See full summary »

Director: Julie Ng | Stars: James Wong, Robert McLachlan, Casey Hotchkiss, Bill Carraro

Votes: 79

44. Hawkins and His Dogs (1910)

Documentary, Short, Comedy

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Star: Hawkins

45. Charlotte's Web: How Do They Do That? (2007 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Sarah Healey, Jordan Kerner, April Mackin, Larry Payne

46. The American Connection (1984 TV Movie)

Action, Adventure

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Director: Ray Berwick | Stars: Brad David, Peter Lotis, Zoli Marki, John Whiteley

47. Universal Color Parade: Parrot Jungle (1958)

Approved | 9 min | Short

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This Universal Color Parade short (Universal production number 3875) visits two tourist attractions on Florida's east coast, the 'Parrot Jungle' in Miami,with it's parrots, flamingos, and ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel P. Mannix | Stars: John Hamlet, Julo Mannix

48. Heart of Virginia (1948)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sport

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Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Janet Martin, Robert Lowery, Frankie Darro, Paul Hurst

49. Leave It! (2002)

28 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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Story takes place in a dog obedinece school where a cast of colorful characters must get their dog to pass the class.

Director: Laura Jean Cronin | Stars: Cherilynn Brooks, Bronwen Carson, Jerod Edington, Natasha Figueroa

Votes: 24

50. Columbia Animal Cavalcade 1: Chimp-Antics (1952)

Approved | 11 min | Short

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Morey Amsterdam acts as the guide and joke-teller in this first entry in Columbia's new Animal Cavalcade series (production number 5651.) He visits with noted animal trainers Ira and Buddy ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Foster | Stars: Morey Amsterdam, Ira Watkins, Buddy Watkins