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1. Source Code (2011)

PG-13 | 93 min | Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.5
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74 Metascore

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.

Director: Duncan Jones | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright

Votes: 414,030 | Gross: $54.71M

2. Deja Vu (2006)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.0
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59 Metascore

After a ferry is bombed in New Orleans, an A.T.F. agent joins a unique investigation using experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber, but soon finds himself becoming obsessed with one of the victims.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel, Val Kilmer

Votes: 257,824 | Gross: $64.04M

3. Men in Black 3 (2012)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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58 Metascore

Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement

Votes: 282,641 | Gross: $179.02M

4. Next (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.2
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42 Metascore

A Las Vegas magician who can see into the future is pursued by FBI agents seeking to use his abilities to prevent a nuclear terrorist attack.

Director: Lee Tamahori | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore, Jessica Biel, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 131,695 | Gross: $18.21M

5. Thirteen Days (2000)

PG-13 | 145 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.3
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67 Metascore

A dramatization and a fictionalized account of the Kennedy administration's struggle to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Shawn Driscoll, Drake Cook

Votes: 47,654 | Gross: $34.59M

6. The Peacemaker (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Thriller

5.9
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43 Metascore

A US Army colonel and a civilian woman supervising him must track down stolen Russian nuclear weapons before they're used by terrorists.

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Marcel Iures, Aleksandr Baluev

Votes: 48,420 | Gross: $41.26M

7. The China Syndrome (1979)

PG | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant.

Director: James Bridges | Stars: Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas, Scott Brady

Votes: 21,995 | Gross: $51.72M

8. The Tomorrow Man (1996 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.3
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The android Kent is programmed to travel back in time and save humanity from its future. His way leads to earth, which is going to be destroyed by a great rocket-disaster. As he wants to ... See full summary »

Director: Bill D'Elia | Stars: Julian Sands, Giancarlo Esposito, Craig Wasson, Obba Babatundé

Votes: 299

9. The Fiend at the Throttle (1915)

Short, Thriller

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Rita, a telegraph operator, informed that a freight train which is due to pass her station filled with high explosives is about to be overtaken by a passenger train on the same track with a... See full summary »

Stars: Elsie MacLeod, John Burden, DeVore Palmer, Philip Robson

10. Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993–1997)
Episode: All Shook Up (1994)

TV-PG | 47 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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An asteroid is headed for earth and it becomes Superman's mission to stop the impending disaster. He flies into space and intercepts the asteroid at high speed to destroy it. This attempt ... See full summary »

Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá | Stars: Dean Cain, Teri Hatcher, Lane Smith, Michael Landes

Votes: 145

11. CSI: Cyber (2015–2016)
Episode: CMND:Crash (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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A roller coaster crash seems to have been caused by illegal access to the ride's internal computer.

Director: Jeff T. Thomas | Stars: Patricia Arquette, James Van Der Beek, Peter MacNicol, Shad Moss

Votes: 345

12. Batman Beyond (1999–2001)
Episode: Joyride (1999)

Not Rated | 22 min | Adventure, Animation, Action

6.9
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When a prototype military vehicle with a disastrous flaw is abandoned and seized by Jokerz, Batman and the vehicle's creator must hunt it down before it explodes.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Wendie Malick, Marc Worden

Votes: 159

13. Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2014– )
Episode: Out of Focus (2015)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.1
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A skunk Decepticon who uses noxious toxins puts the team under control, and it's up to Bumblebee to save his friends.

Director: David Hartman | Stars: Peter Cullen, Will Friedle, Constance Zimmer, Darren Criss

Votes: 13

14. The Real Ghostbusters (1986–1991)
Episode: Ragnarok and Roll (1987)

TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.8
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The Ghostbusters investigate several supernatural incidents which lead to them visiting a woman whose home is at the centre of where the events took place. They discover that she is linked ... See full summary »

Stars: Arsenio Hall, Maurice LaMarche, Lorenzo Music, Laura Summer

Votes: 44

15. Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2014– )
Episode: Similarly Different (2015)

TV-Y7-FV | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.1
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A restless Grimlock meets up with a Dinobot criminal, and ponders returning to his old ways.

Director: Frank Marino | Stars: Will Friedle, Constance Zimmer, Darren Criss, Khary Payton

Votes: 11

16. Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
Episode: The Man Who Saved the World (2012)

TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.7
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During the Cuban Missile Crisis, submarine fleet commander Vasili Arkhipov, acting alone, blocked a nuclear torpedo launch at US aircraft carrier Randolph, which would have impelled a ... See full summary »

Stars: Jay O. Sanders, Viktor Mikhailov, Olga Arkhipova, Andy Bradick

Votes: 41

17. The All-New Super Friends Hour (1977–1978)
Episode: The Marsh Monster/Runaways/Will the World Collide?/Time Rescue (1977)

Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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A swamp creature steals the plans for a new engine. A pair of runaways get in trouble. A vengeful scientist tries to get a planet to collide with Earth. A reckless scientist traps himself 2000 years in the future.

Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Norman Alden, Jack Angel, Michael Bell, Danny Dark

Votes: 12