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1. Prometheus (I) (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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65 Metascore

Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron

Votes: 485,016 | Gross: $126.46M

2. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

8.5
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85 Metascore

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 705,192 | Gross: $242.37M

3. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.3
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86 Metascore

Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter

Votes: 460,118 | Gross: $56.72M

4. The Exorcist (1973)

R | 122 min | Horror

8.0
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82 Metascore

When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 298,351 | Gross: $204.57M

5. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.2
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31 Metascore

In the Far East, Alex O'Connell, the son of famed mummy fighters Rick and Evy O'Connell, unearths the mummy of the first Emperor of Qin -- a shape-shifting entity cursed by a witch centuries ago.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, Maria Bello, Michelle Yeoh

Votes: 124,510 | Gross: $102.18M

6. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)

PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.2
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63 Metascore

Four college freshmen and best friends find that it may take more than a shared pair of jeans to help them stay in touch as their lives go in different directions.

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: America Ferrera, Alexis Bledel, Amber Tamblyn, Blake Lively

Votes: 23,375 | Gross: $44.09M

7. The Omen (1976)

R | 111 min | Horror

7.6
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Mysterious deaths surround an American ambassador. Could the child that he is raising actually be the Antichrist? The Devil's own son?

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens, David Warner

Votes: 86,089

8. Abandon (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

4.9
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36 Metascore

A senior at an elite college, already under severe pressure to complete her thesis and land a prestigious job, must confront the sudden reappearance of her old boyfriend, after his two-year... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Gaghan | Stars: Katie Holmes, Benjamin Bratt, Charlie Hunnam, Zooey Deschanel

Votes: 8,074 | Gross: $10.72M

9. Timeline (2003)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.6
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28 Metascore

A group of archaeologists become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve a friend. The group must survive in 14th century France before they can escape back to the 21st Century.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Paul Walker, Gerard Butler, Billy Connolly, Frances O'Connor

Votes: 54,474 | Gross: $19.48M

10. Bang Gang (une histoire d'amour moderne) (2015)

Unrated | 98 min | Drama

5.5
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53 Metascore

In the well-to-do suburbs of a small town, a group of pretty average, well-adjusted sixteen and seventeen year olds are ordinary adolescents who take a singular path.

Director: Eva Husson | Stars: Finnegan Oldfield, Marilyn Lima, Lorenzo Lefèbvre, Daisy Broom

Votes: 1,282

11. The Ruins (2008)

R | 90 min | Horror

5.9
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44 Metascore

A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist, embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle where something evil lives among the ruins.

Director: Carter Smith | Stars: Shawn Ashmore, Jena Malone, Jonathan Tucker, Laura Ramsey

Votes: 61,778 | Gross: $17.43M

12. Labyrinth (2012– )

180 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.0
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The series follows two women-medieval Alaïs Pelletier du Mas (Jessica Brown Findlay), who lives through the Crusades and Cathar massacres in medieval France, and modern-day Alice Tanner (... See full summary »

Stars: John Hurt, Tom Felton, Jessica Brown Findlay, Tony Curran

Votes: 2,603

13. The Pyramid (2014)

R | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

4.6
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24 Metascore

An archaeological team attempts to unlock the secrets of a lost pyramid only to find themselves hunted by an insidious creature.

Director: Grégory Levasseur | Stars: Ashley Hinshaw, James Buckley, Denis O'Hare, Christa Nicola

Votes: 18,820 | Gross: $2.75M

14. Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)

R | 114 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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30 Metascore

Years before Father Lankester Merrin helped save Regan MacNeil's soul, he first encounters the demon Pazuzu in East Africa. This is the tale of Father Merrin's initial battle with Pazuzu and the rediscovery of his faith.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Izabella Scorupco, James D'Arcy, Remy Sweeney

Votes: 29,552 | Gross: $41.81M

15. Five Million Years to Earth (1967)

Approved | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.1
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A mysterious artifact is unearthed in London, and famous scientist Bernard Quatermass is called into to divine its origins and explain its strange effects on people.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: James Donald, Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley, Julian Glover

Votes: 7,501

16. Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005)

R | 117 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.3
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55 Metascore

Years before Father Lankester Merrin helped save Regan MacNeil's soul, he first encounters the demon Pazuzu in East Africa. Merrin's initial battle with Pazuzu leads to the rediscovery of his faith.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Gabriel Mann, Clara Bellar, Billy Crawford

Votes: 8,461 | Gross: $0.24M

17. The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (2006 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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Librarian-turned-adventurer Flynn Carsen endeavors to find King Solomon's mines.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Noah Wyle, Gabrielle Anwar, Bob Newhart, Jane Curtin

Votes: 10,688

18. Time Team (1994– )

55 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A group of archaeologists have 3 days to discover historical artifacts in different sites around Britain.

Stars: Tony Robinson, Phil Harding, John Gater, Stewart Ainsworth

Votes: 769

19. Lootera (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 136 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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An aristocrat's daughter falls in love with a visiting archaeologist, but he holds a secret that could drive them apart.

Director: Vikramaditya Motwane | Stars: Ranveer Singh, Sonakshi Sinha, Barun Chanda, Adil Hussain

Votes: 11,298 | Gross: $0.38M

20. Rare Exports (2010)

R | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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71 Metascore

In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 metres deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up! This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus.

Director: Jalmari Helander | Stars: Jorma Tommila, Peeter Jakobi, Onni Tommila, Tommi Korpela

Votes: 21,243 | Gross: $0.26M

21. Prisoners of the Sun (2013)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

3.6
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A multinational expedition discovers a lost city beneath a pyramid, where they must stop the reawakened gods of ancient Egypt from initiating the apocalypse.

Director: Roger Christian | Stars: John Rhys-Davies, David Charvet, Carmen Chaplin, Emily Holmes

Votes: 973

22. Escape to Athena (1979)

PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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A World War Two adventure involving a group of Allied POWs, Nazis, black market priceless art treasures, Greek resistance, a Greek monastery and a secret German rocket base.

Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Roger Moore, Telly Savalas, David Niven, Stefanie Powers

Votes: 3,187

23. Appointment with Death (1988)

PG | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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When a former prison wardress who dominates the lives of her three adult stepchildren and her daughter is found dead at an archaeological dig near the Dead Sea, there are a great many suspects.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Lauren Bacall, Carrie Fisher, John Gielgud

Votes: 2,462 | Gross: $0.96M

24. Final Days of Planet Earth (2006 TV Movie)

173 min | Action, Drama, Horror

4.3
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Lloyd Walker is an anti-heroic archaeologist who, after stumbling upon an alien conspiracy, becomes enmeshed in an against-all-odds battle to save the human race. From the enigmatic Room 86... See full summary »

Director: Robert Lieberman | Stars: Daryl Hannah, Campbell Scott, Gil Bellows, Suleka Mathew

Votes: 981

25. 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: 2,336 | Gross: $1.00M

26. The Cutter (2005)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.1
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A detective comes to the aid of an aged diamond cutter.

Director: William Tannen | Stars: Chuck Norris, Joanna Pacula, Daniel Bernhardt, Bernie Kopell

Votes: 1,720

27. Out for a Kill (2003 Video)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

3.3
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An unsuspecting university professor is an unwitting accomplice in a foiled Chinese cocaine deal. Wrongly imprisoned, he escapes to take his revenge and prove his innocence.

Director: Michael Oblowitz | Stars: Steven Seagal, Michelle Goh, Corey Johnson, Tom Wu

Votes: 5,328

28. The Lost Tribe (2009)

R | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

3.8
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After a devastating boat crash, a group of friends are stranded on an uncharted island where they encounter an ancient tribe of humanoid creatures.

Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Emily Baldoni, Nick Mennell, Marc Bacher, Brianna Brown

Votes: 1,312

29. Treasure Guards (2011 TV Movie)

90 min | Adventure

4.6
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An ancient scroll is unearthed. A holy secret is revealed. The race to secure the Seal Of Solomon has begun.

Director: Iain B. MacDonald | Stars: Anna Friel, Raoul Bova, Volker Bruch, Florentine Lahme

Votes: 728

30. Lomasankarit (2014)

86 min | Adventure, Family, Romance

5.1
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What was supposed to be an ordinary holiday on Kos turns into an adventure for the 3 boys when the local girl Adriana is kidnapped.

Director: Taavi Vartia | Stars: Nuutti Konttinen, Emil Auno, Veikka Vainikka, Ifigeneia Tzola

Votes: 213

31. Aquila (1997–1998)

Comedy, Drama, Family

8.3
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Whilst on holiday, two boys find the skeleton of a Roman centurion in a cave. Buried with him is an unusual 'pod' which turns out to be a flying machine with incredible abilities. Will they... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Brooks, Craig Vye, Sallyanne Law, Hilary Mason

Votes: 205

32. The Celts (1987– )

55 min | Documentary

8.0
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This TV documentary series was produced by the BBC back in 1986 and is about the people known as The Celts who lived in many areas of Europe around 2000 years ago.

Stars: Frank Delaney, Jorg Biel, Barry Cunliffe, Richard Holmes

Votes: 70

33. On a volé la cuisse de Jupiter (1980)

PG | 100 min | Comedy

6.1
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Antoine, a professor of Greek, and Lise, a police inspector, honeymoon in Greece. There they meet a young couple, Charles, an archaeologist, and Agnes, a dishy flirt. Charles unearths the ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Annie Girardot, Philippe Noiret, Francis Perrin, Catherine Alric

Votes: 630

34. Now & Forever (2002)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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27 Metascore

Against a backdrop of clashing cultures, John Myron and Angela Wilson find each other and over the years form a powerful bond. One tragic night, John rescues Angela from a wicked act of ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Mia Kirshner, Adam Beach, Gordon Tootoosis, Theresa Russell

Votes: 404

35. Guardian (2001)

R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.9
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With a spate of violence that rocks the inner city, L.A.P.D. and ex-Marine John Kross investigates its cause: a new drug called Chaos. With help from his partner Carpenter, they delve into ... See full summary »

Director: John Terlesky | Stars: Mario Van Peebles, James Remar, Stacy Oversier, Daniel Hugh Kelly

Votes: 433

36. Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation (1939)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Disguised as a German archaeologist, Moto helps unearth the priceless crown of the legendary Queen of Sheba and sans disguise defends it from a variety of thugs and criminals.

Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Peter Lorre, Joseph Schildkraut, Lionel Atwill, Virginia Field

Votes: 443

37. The Ghost Dance (1982)

96 min | Horror, Thriller

4.5
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The spirit of a long-dead warrior possesses the body of an Indian medicine man and turns him into a homicidal maniac.

Director: Peter F. Buffa | Stars: Julie Amato, Victor Mohica, Henry Bal, Frank Salsedo

Votes: 107

38. Büyü (2004)

95 min | Horror, Thriller

2.8
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A group of archeologists are determined to make digs on a ghost town to find an old book, ignoring that the town is cursed due to events occurred about seven hundred years ago. An evil spirit comes to haunt this team...

Director: Orhan Oguz | Stars: Ipek Tuzcuoglu, Ece Uslu, Özgü Namal, Dilek Serbest

Votes: 3,276

39. Don't Panic Chaps (1959)

85 min | Comedy, War

6.1
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Charming farce about British and German soldiers peacefully sharing a little island in the Adriatic in 1943 - that is until the beautiful Elsa is cast ashore.

Director: George Pollock | Stars: Dennis Price, George Cole, Thorley Walters, Nadja Regin

Votes: 60

40. The Witch (1952)

80 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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Archaeological team unearths a body of a young woman, who was told to be a witch buried in the bog some 300 years ago. Soon a naked woman appears and drives the men of the village crazy. ... See full summary »

Director: Roland af Hällström | Stars: Mirja Mane, Toivo Mäkelä, Hillevi Lagerstam, Sakari Jurkka

Votes: 250

41. Archaeology (1991– )

Documentary, History

6.5
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Various archeological subjects are explored and the research projects to explore them.

Star: John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 20

42. Paid to Kill (1954)

Approved | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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A failed business deal forces James Nevill to blackmail his weak-willed friend into murdering him so that his wife can collect his insurance, but circumstances suddenly change.

Director: Montgomery Tully | Stars: Dane Clark, Cecile Chevreau, Paul Carpenter, Thea Gregory

Votes: 169

43. The Seven Wonders of the World (1994)

Documentary

8.0
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Noted scholar John Romer takes us on a tour of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

Director: Peter Spry-Leverton | Star: John Romer

Votes: 62

44. Adventures of Young Van Helsing: The Quest for the Lost Scepter (2004 Video)

PG-13 | 80 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

1.9
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The teenaged descendant of Professor Van Helsing must fight an ancient demon named Simon Magus for control of a powerful sceptor.

Director: Kevin Summerfield | Stars: Ken Mitzkovitz, Freddie Sabaugh, Ned Narang, Rabiah Elaawar

Votes: 135

45. Hijoshi zukan (2009)

105 min | Comedy

6.2
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This is an omnibus of six short films by six different directors, whose lead characters are unconventional women. They are "Hijoshi," females who live true to themselves and their desires.

Directors: Yoshihiro Fukagawa, Kôji Kawano, Yûka Ohsumi, Takashi Shimizu, Keisuke Toyoshima, Renpei Tsukamoto, Yudai Yamaguchi | Stars: Rika Adachi, Toshiki Ayata, Jiji Bû, Noriko Eguchi

Votes: 74

46. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981 Video Game)

Adventure, Family

6.9
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Votes: 49

47. The Litterbug (1961)

8 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

6.7
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Donald and his nephews are litterbugs: they drop garbage everywhere they go - even when they are out for a drive in Donald's car - until they are stopped by a policeman who makes them pick ... See full synopsis »

Director: Hamilton Luske | Stars: Clarence Nash, John Dehner

Votes: 131

48. Federal Agent at Large (1950)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.8
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A crime ring is smuggling gold from Mexico across the border in the US. The Customs Service sends an agent to Mexico to try to infiltrate the ring and stop the smuggling.

Director: George Blair | Stars: Dorothy Patrick, Robert Rockwell, Kent Taylor, Estelita Rodriguez

Votes: 16

49. Nancy Drew: Tomb of the Lost Queen (2012 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Mystery, Romance

7.9
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Teen detective Nancy Drew joins a team of archaeologists and explores the mysteries of an ancient Egyptian tomb.

Director: Tim Burke | Stars: Lani Minella, Dave Rivas, Marianna de Fazio, Gabriel Wolf

Votes: 21

50. El Gran Tour de Jorge Bonsor (2017)

64 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

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Approach to the life and achievements of George Bonsor, pioneer of Archaeology who settled in Andalusia, South Spain, in early 20th century and played a key role in the development of such a new and fashionable science.

Director: Antonio Lobo