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1. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.8
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39 Metascore

Captain Jack Sparrow searches for the trident of Poseidon while being pursued by an undead sea captain and his crew.

Directors: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg | Stars: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Orlando Bloom

Votes: 143,102 | Gross: $171.83M

2. Contact (1997)

PG | 150 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.4
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62 Metascore

Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of extraterrestrial intelligence, sending plans for a mysterious machine.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt

Votes: 218,157 | Gross: $100.92M

3. Deep Impact (1998)

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

6.1
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40 Metascore

Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. Which people will survive?

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 142,292 | Gross: $140.46M

4. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.9
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42 Metascore

Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.

Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Amy Adams, Hank Azaria

Votes: 144,000 | Gross: $177.24M

5. Phoenix Forgotten (2017)

PG-13 | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.2
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33 Metascore

20 years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.

Director: Justin Barber | Stars: Florence Hartigan, Luke Spencer Roberts, Chelsea Lopez, Justin Matthews

Votes: 2,814 | Gross: $3.60M

6. Agora (2009)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.2
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55 Metascore

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the famous philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom

Votes: 56,975 | Gross: $0.62M

7. The Arrival (1996)

PG-13 | 115 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.3
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Zane, an astronomer, discovers intelligent alien life. But the aliens are keeping a deadly secret, and will do anything to stop Zane from learning it.

Director: David Twohy | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Schiff, Shane

Votes: 27,693 | Gross: $14.05M

8. Cosmos (1980)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

9.3
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Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe.

Stars: Carl Sagan, Jaromír Hanzlík, Jonathan Fahn, Alan Belod

Votes: 26,164

9. When Worlds Collide (1951)

Approved | 83 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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As a new star and planet hurtle toward a doomed Earth, a small group of survivalists frantically work to complete the rocket which will take them to their new home.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hansen, John Hoyt

Votes: 5,689

10. The Leopard (1963)

Approved | 186 min | Drama, History

8.1
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100 Metascore

The Prince of Salina, a noble aristocrat of impeccable integrity, tries to preserve his family and class amid the tumultuous social upheavals of 1860's Sicily.

Director: Luchino Visconti | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Claudia Cardinale, Paolo Stoppa

Votes: 17,924

11. Frozen Planet (2011– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

9.0
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Focuses on life and the environment in both the Arctic and Antarctic.

Stars: David Attenborough, Alec Baldwin, Chadden Hunter, Ted Giffords

Votes: 16,074

12. A Trip to the Moon (1902)

TV-G | 13 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

8.2
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A group of astronomers go on an expedition to the Moon.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Georges Méliès, Victor André, Bleuette Bernon, Brunnet

Votes: 33,446

13. It Came from Outer Space (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A spaceship from another world crashes in the Arizona desert and only an amateur stargazer and a schoolteacher suspect alien influence when the local townsfolk begin to act strangely.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 6,606

14. Invaders from Mars (1953)

Approved | 78 min | Sci-Fi

6.5
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A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt, Leif Erickson

Votes: 5,786

15. Adam (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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56 Metascore

Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth.

Director: Max Mayer | Stars: Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Peter Gallagher, Amy Irving

Votes: 30,899 | Gross: $2.28M

16. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy, War

7.7
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56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steve Burg

Votes: 54,388 | Gross: $13.00M

17. Meteor (1979)

PG | 108 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.9
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The USA must join forces with the USSR in order to destroy a gigantic asteroid heading straight for Earth.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Brian Keith

Votes: 5,643

18. Earthstorm (2006 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

3.6
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A massive asteroid impact on the moon begins causing storms on earth due to the sudden changes in ocean tides. But when further examination is conducted it's discovered that the moon's ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Cunningham | Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Amy Price-Francis, John Ralston, Dirk Benedict

Votes: 1,588

19. Brightest Star (2013)

TV-14 | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.1
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32 Metascore

After the heartbreaking end of his first love, a recent college graduate sets out to win back the girl of his dreams only to discover a greater journey awaits him.

Director: Maggie Kiley | Stars: Chris Lowell, Rose McIver, Jessica Szohr, Alex Kaluzhsky

Votes: 907

20. Sangharsh (1999)

127 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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A rookie CBI officer must enlist the help of an incarcerated criminal in order to catch a serial child killer, who has recently escaped police custody.

Director: Tanuja Chandra | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Preity Zinta, Ashutosh Rana, Madan Jain

Votes: 4,394

21. Flytrap (2015)

81 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.9
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FLYTRAP mixes sci-fi with dark humor to tell the story of a reserved English Astronomer who becomes ensnared by the mysterious Mary Ann and her creepy and dangerous comrades. Held hostage ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen David Brooks | Stars: Ina-Alice Kopp, Gabrielle Stone, Jeremy Crutchley, Jonah Blechman

Votes: 945

22. Nostalgia de la luz (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Drama

7.6
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91 Metascore

In Chile's Atacama Desert, astronomers peer deep into the cosmos in search for answers concerning the origins of life. Nearby, a group of women sift through the sand searching for body ... See full summary »

Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Gaspar Galaz, Lautaro Núñez, Luís Henríquez, Miguel Lawner

Votes: 3,722

23. War of the Worlds (2005 Video)

R | 93 min | Sci-Fi

3.3
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In this modern retelling of H.G. Wells' sci-fi classic, civilization is laid to ruin when a race of super aliens invades Earth.

Director: David Michael Latt | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Rhett Giles, Andrew Lauer, Tinarie van Wyk Loots

Votes: 2,222

24. Asteroid (1997 TV Movie)

122 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.8
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With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to ... See full summary »

Director: Bradford May | Stars: Michael Biehn, Annabella Sciorra, Zach Charles, Don Franklin

Votes: 1,783

25. Supernova (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 172 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

3.7
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A scientific possibility becomes a terrifying reality when the most powerful force in the universe threatens to hurtle home.

Director: John Harrison | Stars: Luke Perry, Tia Carrere, Peter Fonda, Clemency Burton-Hill

Votes: 1,415

26. Alien Trespass (2009)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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48 Metascore

After crash landing near a desert town, an alien enlists the help of a local waitress to re-capture a monster that escaped from the wreckage of his space ship.

Director: R.W. Goodwin | Stars: Eric McCormack, Jenni Baird, Robert Patrick, Dan Lauria

Votes: 3,322 | Gross: $0.10M

27. Nightfall (1988)

PG-13 | 83 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

2.4
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Far across the cosmos from our world lies a planet bathed in perpetual daylight. Soon nightfall will come and bring with it tremendous destruction. Science struggles against superstition in... See full summary »

Director: Paul Mayersberg | Stars: David Birney, Sarah Douglas, Alexis Kanner, Andra Millian

Votes: 503

28. Red Planet Mars (1952)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

4.9
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An American scientist is able to contact and communicate with Mars with shattering political, economic, and spiritual repercussions.

Director: Harry Horner | Stars: Peter Graves, Andrea King, Herbert Berghof, Walter Sande

Votes: 905

29. The Brainiac (1962)

Approved | 77 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.1
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In 1661 Mexico, the Baron Vitelius of Astara is sentenced to be burned alive by the Holy Inquisition of Mexico for witchcraft, necromancy, and other crimes. As he dies, the Baron swears ... See full summary »

Director: Chano Urueta | Stars: Abel Salazar, Ariadna Welter, David Silva, Germán Robles

Votes: 808

30. Children of the Stones (1977– )

30 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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Scientist Adam Brake and his son Matthew arrive in the sleepy English village of Milbury to find it under the grip of weird psychic powers unleashed by the sinister village squire, Hendrick... See full summary »

Stars: Gareth Thomas, Veronica Strong, Peter Demin, Ruth Dunning

Votes: 437

31. A Fire in the Sky (1978 TV Movie)

150 min | Sci-Fi, Drama

6.2
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Astronomers discover a comet that they believe will crash into Phoenix, Arizona. They attempt to warn officials, but no one believes them.

Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Richard Crenna, Elizabeth Ashley, David Dukes, Joanna Miles

Votes: 325

32. El rey pasmado (1991)

106 min | Comedy, History

7.1
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After spending a night with a sensual prostitute, the King of Spain decides that he wants to see his wife naked. His decision causes a real revolution amidst his subjects.

Director: Imanol Uribe | Stars: María Barranco, Joaquim de Almeida, Laura del Sol, Gabino Diego

Votes: 561

33. The Mafu Cage (1978)

R | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.7
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Ellen has been taking care of her insane younger sister Cissy ever since their explorer father died. When Cissy's pet ape dies in their mansion's dungeon and Ellen finds a boyfriend, Cissy's incestuous desire for her sister turns deadly.

Director: Karen Arthur | Stars: Lee Grant, Carol Kane, Will Geer, James Olson

Votes: 302

34. The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam (2005)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.9
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43 Metascore

Kamran is a 12 year old boy in the present day who discovers that his ancestor is the 11th Century Mathematician, Astronomer, Poet of Persia, Omar Khayyam. The story has been passed down in... See full summary »

Director: Kayvan Mashayekh | Stars: Adam Echahly, Bruno Lastra, Moritz Bleibtreu, Rade Serbedzija

Votes: 593 | Gross: $0.22M

35. Kosmicheskiy reys: Fantasticheskaya novella (1936)

70 min | Sci-Fi

7.2
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The science fiction film "Kosmicheskii Reis" was first shown in Soviet theaters in January 1936. Soviet cinematographers created a progressively realistic image of a journey to the moon in ... See full summary »

Director: Vasily Zhuravlyov | Stars: Sergey Komarov, K. Moskalenko, Vassili Gaponenko, Nikolay Feoktistov

Votes: 248

36. Supernova (2005–2006)

29 min | Comedy

7.3
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British astronomer Paul Hamilton leaves London for a new life in a remote Australian settlement.

Stars: Rob Brydon, Hollie Andrew, Tim Draxl, Damion Hunter

Votes: 198

37. The 400 Tricks of the Devil (1906)

17 min | Short, Fantasy

6.9
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Two travelers are tormented by Satan from inn to inn and eventually experience a buggy ride through the heavens courtesy of the Devil before he takes one of them down to Hell and roasts him... See full summary »

Director: Georges Méliès | Star: Georges Méliès

Votes: 655

38. Amazone (2000)

88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

4.6
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On an observatory set high on a mountain, astronomers make a stunning discovery somewhere out in the galaxy. A flying object in the depths of the cosmos is showing signs of life, emitting an intelligent signal. The UFO has just landed on Earth somewhere in the midst of a rainforest. Margot, the enthusiastic young woman heading up the research team, decides to go to the spot and check out this ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Arielle Dombasle, Patrick Bouchitey, Thylda Barès

Votes: 320

39. The Blue Hour (2007)

Drama

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Several strangers in Los Angeles weave their stories of loss and hope, not knowing that their lives have brushed up against each others in small but sometimes profound ways.

Director: Eric Nazarian | Stars: Ellen Albertini Dow, Eric Burdon, Paul Dillon, Catherine Garedakis

Votes: 172

40. Merlin (1993)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.2
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Reincarnated Lady of the Lake and knight John Pope must stop evil immortal wizard Pendragon from obtaining Merlin's Sword in the Stone on Halloween in the present, which would create October 32nd and end time. Wizard Leong helps them.

Director: Paul Hunt | Stars: Nadia Cameron-Blakey, Rodney Wood, Richard Lynch, Peter Phelps

Votes: 172

41. Mutilations (1986)

70 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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A High School Science Field Trip is stalked by an Alien!

Director: Larry Thomas | Stars: Al Baker, John Bliss, Bill Buckner, Shelly Creel

Votes: 77

42. The Purple Monster Strikes (1945)

Approved | 201 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.4
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A Martian spacecraft crash-lands near the observatory of Cyrus Layton, designer of Earth's first spaceship. The survivor, forerunner of an invasion, can assume the form of any earthman. ... See full summary »

Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Fred C. Brannon | Stars: Dennis Moore, Linda Stirling, Roy Barcroft, James Craven

Votes: 127

43. The City Dark (2011)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, News

7.1
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THE CITY DARK is a feature documentary about the loss of night. After moving to NYC from rural Maine, filmmaker Ian Cheney asks a simple question - do we need the stars? - taking him from ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Cheney

Votes: 292

44. The End of the World (1916)

77 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A comet, passing by Earth, causes rioting, social unrest, and major disasters that destroy the world.

Director: August Blom | Stars: Olaf Fønss, Carl Lauritzen, Ebba Thomsen, Johanne Fritz-Petersen

Votes: 199

45. Sepideh (2013)

90 min | Documentary, Drama

7.0
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Sepideh wants to become an astronaut. She spends her nights exploring the secrets of the universe, while her family will do anything to keep her on the ground. The expectations for a young ... See full summary »

Director: Berit Madsen | Stars: Sepideh Hooshyar, Sedigheh Hooshyar, Asghar Kabiri, Hadi Hooshyar

Votes: 189

46. Parade of the Planets (1984)

97 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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In a surreal puzzler, this story of a fantasy lived by a disparate group of men captures the visual imagination with its images and leaves a large question mark in the meantime. A rare ... See full summary »

Director: Vadim Abdrashitov | Stars: Oleg Borisov, Sergey Shakurov, Sergey Nikonenko, Aleksandr Pashutin

Votes: 272

47. Planetens spejle (1992)

87 min

5.9
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Director: Jytte Rex | Stars: Ole Lemmeke, Cher Guertze, Bodil Jørgensen, Inger Christensen

Votes: 17

48. La fin du monde (1931)

54 min | Sci-Fi

6.2
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Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Abel Gance, Colette Darfeuil, Sylvie Gance, Jeanne Brindeau

Votes: 176

49. Cosmodrama (2015)

112 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Seven astronauts wake up in a spaceship, not knowing where they come from nor where they are heading.

Director: Philippe Fernandez | Stars: Jackie Berroyer, Bernard Blancan, Emilia Derou-Bernal, Ortès Holz

Votes: 41

50. Cape of Good Hope (2004)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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59 Metascore

A Drama revolving around 3 women's lives and how they are intertwined.

Director: Mark Bamford | Stars: Debbie Brown, Farouk Valley-Omar, Parinita Jeaven, David Isaacs

Votes: 254