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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: 281,590 | Gross: $407.71M
3. Banshee (2013–2016)
TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Lucas Hood (Antony Starr), an ex-con and master thief assumes the identity of a murdered sheriff where he continues his criminal activities. His past seems to haunt him by those he betrayed... See full summary »
PG-13 | 130 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Harry, Ron and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.
Votes: 545,251 | Gross: $380.96M
5. Man of Steel (2013)
PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Clark Kent, one of the last of an extinguished race disguised as an unremarkable human, is forced to reveal his identity when Earth is invaded by an army of survivors who threaten to bring the planet to the brink of destruction.
Votes: 552,541 | Gross: $291.02M
6. The Do-Over (2016)
TV-MA | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Two down-on-their-luck guys decide to fake their own deaths and start over with new identities, only to find the people they're pretending to be are in even deeper trouble.
7. Victor Frankenstein (2015)
PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Told from Igor's perspective, we see the troubled young assistant's dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man - and the legend - we know today.
Votes: 29,537 | Gross: $5.77M
8. The Bourne Legacy (2012)
PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.
Votes: 231,213 | Gross: $113.17M
9. Memento (2000)
R | 113 min | Mystery, Thriller
A man creates a strange system to help him remember things; so he can hunt for the murderer of his wife without his short-term memory loss being an obstacle.
Votes: 848,981 | Gross: $25.53M
10. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)
PG-13 | 146 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
As Harry races against time and evil to destroy the Horcruxes, he uncovers the existence of three most powerful objects in the wizarding world: the Deathly Hallows.
Votes: 329,850 | Gross: $294.98M
11. Les Misérables (2012)
PG-13 | 158 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
In 19th-century France, Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after breaking parole, agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter. The decision changes their lives forever.
Votes: 244,613 | Gross: $148.78M
12. Catch Me If You Can (2002)
PG-13 | 141 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The true story of Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars' worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor.
Votes: 529,414 | Gross: $164.44M
14. Argo (2012)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.
Votes: 453,959 | Gross: $136.02M
16. Superman (1978)
PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
Votes: 126,873 | Gross: $134.22M
17. There's Something About Mary (1998)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Romance
A man gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl from high school, even though his date with her back then was a complete disaster.
Votes: 247,795 | Gross: $176.48M
18. Source Code (2011)
PG-13 | 93 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train. A mission he has only 8 minutes to complete.
Votes: 380,948 | Gross: $54.70M
19. Seven Samurai (1954)
Unrated | 207 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
Votes: 229,880 | Gross: $0.27M
20. She's the Man (2006)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks in London, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguises herself as him, and proceeds to fall for one of her soccer teammates. Little does she realize she's not the only one with romantic troubles, as she, as he, gets in the middle of a series of intermingled love affairs.
Votes: 117,244 | Gross: $33.69M
21. The Parent Trap (1998)
PG | 128 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Identical twins, separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together.
Votes: 87,299 | Gross: $66.30M
22. Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.
Votes: 182,163 | Gross: $219.20M
23. The Wedding Date (2005)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
Single-girl anxiety causes Kat Ellis (Messing) to hire a male escort (Mulroney) to pose as her boyfriend at her sister's wedding. Her plan, an attempt to dupe her ex-fiancé, who dumped her a couple years prior, proves to be her undoing.
Votes: 38,419 | Gross: $31.59M
24. The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999)
R | 139 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In late 1950s New York, Tom Ripley, a young underachiever, is sent to Italy to retrieve Dickie Greenleaf, a rich and spoiled millionaire playboy. But when the errand fails, Ripley takes extreme measures.
Votes: 138,409 | Gross: $81.29M
26. Survivor (I) (2015)
PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A Foreign Service Officer in London tries to prevent a terrorist attack set to hit New York, but is forced to go on the run when she is framed for crimes she did not commit.
29. 3 Idiots (2009)
PG-13 | 170 min | Comedy, Drama
Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".
Votes: 209,439 | Gross: $6.52M
30. The November Man (2014)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
An ex-CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.
Votes: 50,304 | Gross: $24.98M
31. Redemption (I) (2013)
R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity -- transforming into an avenging angel in the process.
Votes: 51,874 | Gross: $0.03M
32. Identity Thief (2013)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Crime
Mild mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Florida to confront the deceptively harmless looking woman who has been living it up after stealing Sandy's identity.
Votes: 98,071 | Gross: $134.46M
33. A History of Violence (2005)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A mild-mannered man becomes a local hero through an act of violence, which sets off repercussions that will shake his family to its very core.
Votes: 187,191 | Gross: $31.49M
34. Batman: The Movie (1966)
Approved | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
The Dynamic Duo faces four supervillains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people.
35. Some Like It Hot (1959)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.
Votes: 175,839 | Gross: $25.00M
37. Wicker Park (2004)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A young Chicago advertising executive believes a woman he sees in a café is his long-lost love. His belief leads to obsession, as he puts his life on hold in order to trail her.
Votes: 45,114 | Gross: $12.83M
38. Shakespeare in Love (1998)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.
Votes: 175,960 | Gross: $100.24M
39. Double Jeopardy (1999)
R | 105 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.
Votes: 56,798 | Gross: $116.74M
40. The Score (2001)
R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An aging thief hopes to retire and live off his ill-gotten wealth when a young kid convinces him into doing one last heist.
Votes: 102,131 | Gross: $71.07M
42. Black Widow (1987)
R | 102 min | Crime, Thriller
A federal investigator tracks down a gold digging woman who moves from husband to husband, kills them and collects the inheritance.
Votes: 6,524 | Gross: $25.21M
43. Taking Lives (2004)
R | 103 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
An FBI profiler is called in by French Canadian police to catch a serial killer who takes on the identity of each new victim.
Votes: 65,495 | Gross: $32.68M
44. Along Came a Spider (2001)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A congressman's daughter under Secret Service protection is kidnapped from a private school by an insider who calls Det. Alex Cross, sucking him into the case even though he's recovering from the loss of his partner.
Votes: 59,393 | Gross: $74.06M
45. Just One of the Guys (1985)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
Terry Griffith has got it all -- looks, popularity, the perfect college boyfriend, and an article that's a shoo-in to win her a summer internship at the local newspaper... or so she thinks.... See full summary »
Votes: 9,944 | Gross: $11.50M
46. Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Votes: 36,632 | Gross: $101.58M
47. Casino Royale (1967)
Approved | 131 min | Comedy
In an early spy spoof, aging Sir James Bond comes out of retirement to take on SMERSH.
48. Sister Act (1992)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
When a worldly singer witnesses a mob crime, the police hide her as a nun in a traditional convent where she has trouble fitting in.
Votes: 65,190 | Gross: $139.61M
49. Gigli (2003)
R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
The violent story about how a criminal lesbian, a tough-guy hit-man with a heart of gold, and a mentally challenged man came to be best friends through a hostage.
Votes: 41,674 | Gross: $5.66M
50. Tension (1949)
Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A meek pharmacist creates an alternate identity under which he plans to murder the bullying liquor salesman who has become his wife's lover.