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1. Top Gun (1986)
PG | 110 min | Action, Drama, Romance
As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.
Votes: 218,395 | Gross: $176.78M
2. The Fast and the Furious (2001)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Los Angeles police officer Brian O'Connor must decide where his loyalties really lie when he becomes enamored with the street racing world he has been sent undercover to destroy.
Votes: 271,172 | Gross: $144.51M
3. Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus.
4. American Gangster (2007)
R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.
Votes: 323,861 | Gross: $130.13M
5. Saturday Night Fever (1977)
R | 118 min | Drama, Music
A Brooklyn teenager feels his only chance to succeed is as the king of the disco floor. His carefree youth and weekend dancing help him to forget the reality of his bleak life.
Votes: 53,309 | Gross: $94.21M
6. Pain & Gain (2013)
R | 129 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A trio of bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong.
Votes: 160,562 | Gross: $49.87M
7. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Musical
A town's sheriff and regular patron of a historical whorehouse fights to keep it running when a TV preacher targets it as the Devil's playhouse.
Votes: 7,709 | Gross: $69.70M
8. Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
John McClane and a young hacker join forces to take down master cyber-terrorist Thomas Gabriel in Washington D.C.
Votes: 335,467 | Gross: $134.52M
9. The Bling Ring (2013)
R | 90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.
Votes: 67,180 | Gross: $5.84M
10. M (1931)
Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt.
Votes: 98,606 | Gross: $0.03M
12. Bernie (2011)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In small-town Texas, an affable mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when she starts to become controlling, he goes to great lengths to separate himself from her grasp.
Votes: 45,165 | Gross: $9.20M
13. On the Waterfront (1954)
Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.
Votes: 100,330 | Gross: $9.60M
14. Pushing Tin (1999)
R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A feud develops between two air traffic controllers: one cocky and determined while the other is restrained and laidback, which inevitably affects their lives.
Votes: 24,784 | Gross: $8.41M
15. All About Eve (1950)
Approved | 138 min | Drama
An ingenue insinuates herself into the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.
Votes: 82,633 | Gross: $0.01M
16. Blue Crush (2002)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
As a hard-core surfer girl prepares for a big competition, she finds herself falling for a football player.
Votes: 26,004 | Gross: $40.12M
17. Proof of Life (2000)
R | 135 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.
Votes: 49,214 | Gross: $32.60M
18. City by the Sea (2002)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Vincent Lamarca, whose father was executed for a 1950s kidnapping of a child, grew up to become a police officer, only to see his own son become a murderer.
Votes: 21,268 | Gross: $22.43M
20. How the West Was Won (1962)
Approved | 164 min | Western
A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the nineteenth century--including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.
Votes: 14,188 | Gross: $12.15M
21. Biker Boyz (2003)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Drama
A son of the leader of a legendary group of an urban biker gang tries to retain his championship title.
Votes: 10,994 | Gross: $21.70M
22. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
Approved | 122 min | Drama, Western
Lawman Wyatt Earp and outlaw Doc Holliday form an unlikely alliance which culminates in their participation in the legendary Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
23. The Peacemaker (1997)
R | 124 min | Action, Thriller
A US Army colonel and a civilian woman supervising him must track down stolen Russian nuclear weapons before they're used by terrorists.
Votes: 46,352 | Gross: $41.26M
24. Radio (2003)
PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of a high school coach and the developmentally challenged man who he took under his wing.
Votes: 32,285 | Gross: $52.28M
25. Shattered Glass (2003)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, History
The true story of a young journalist who fell from grace when it was found he had fabricated over half of his articles.
Votes: 28,815 | Gross: $2.21M
26. Resurrecting the Champ (2007)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Sport
Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family.
Votes: 18,413 | Gross: $3.17M
27. Gorillas in the Mist (1988)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama
The story of Dian Fossey, a scientist who came to Africa to study the vanishing mountain gorillas, and later fought to protect them.
Votes: 18,905 | Gross: $24.72M
28. At First Sight (1999)
PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Romance
A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.
Votes: 11,194 | Gross: $22.33M
29. Perfect (1985)
R | 115 min | Drama, Romance
A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn't love at first sight.
30. A Woman Scorned: The Betty Broderick Story (1992 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Thriller
Betty torments her husband with childish vandalism and verbal threats after he leaves her for another woman, but nobody anticipates what ends up happening as the games escalate.
31. Call Northside 777 (1948)
Approved | 112 min | Drama, Film-Noir
Chicago reporter P.J. McNeal re-opens a ten year old murder case.
32. The Scout (1994)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
The story of a baseball scout who discovers a talented but troubled baseball player.
Votes: 4,935 | Gross: $2.67M
33. A Friend to Die For (1994 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama
When popular and beautiful cheerleader Stacey is stabbed to death, who could have done it? It could have been asocial Goth girl Monica, it could've been angst-ridden Jill - or maybe it was the plain girl nobody suspected.
34. I Want to Live! (1958)
Approved | 120 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A prostitute, sentenced to death for murder, pleads her innocence.
35. Money for Nothing (1993)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He... See full summary »
Votes: 3,128 | Gross: $1.04M
36. Cobb (1994)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A reporter hired to write the 'official' biography of Ty Cobb discovers just how dark the baseball legend's real story is.
Votes: 5,929 | Gross: $1.01M
37. Witness Protection (1999 TV Movie)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama
Bobby "Bats" Batton, a South Boston mobster, barely escapes a hit man sent by his boss who's learned that Bobby is cooking the books. Bobby goes to the FBI to trade what he knows for a new ... See full summary »
38. Rocky Marciano (1999 TV Movie)
R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Jon Favreau stars in this bio-pic about the only undefeated world heavyweight champion in the history of boxing, Rocky Marciano.
39. Article 99 (1992)
R | 100 min | Drama, Comedy
A group of doctors in a veteran's hospital must contend with their hopeless situation: too many patients and not enough beds. The main cause of their problems is bureaucratic ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,460 | Gross: $6.38M
40. Bigger Than Life (1956)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity.
41. Funny About Love (1990)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
When Duffy Bergman, a New York cartoonist, meets Meg Lloyd, a gourmet chef, he discovers the love of his life and they marry -- yet love alone isn't enough to make them happy. Meg decides ... See full summary »
Votes: 913 | Gross: $8.14M
43. Boomerang! (1947)
Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The true story of a prosecutor's fight to prove the innocence of a man accused of a notorious murder.
44. Love's Deadly Triangle: The Texas Cadet Murder (1997 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama
Diane and David love each other, but when they go to separate army academies, David has an affair. Diane snaps and ultimately something very sinister happens that the couple get involved in.
45. Isn't She Great (2000)
R | 95 min | Biography, Comedy, Romance
An unsuccessful over-the-top actress becomes a successful over-the-top authoress in this biography of Jacqueline Susann, the famed writer of "Valley of the Dolls" and other trashy novels. ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,971 | Gross: $2.95M
46. M (1951)
88 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
In this Americanization of the 1931 German thriller, both the police and the criminal underworld stalk a mysterious killer who preys on small children.
47. Obsessed (2002 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Based on a factual case involving Diane Schaefer and Dr. Murray Brennan, a woman's claims of having had a relationship with a prominent doctor are completely denied by him.
48. Fourteen Hours (1951)
Approved | 92 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
An unhappy man threatens suicide by standing on the ledge of a high-rise building for 14 hours.
49. Murder in Mississippi (1990 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama
In 1964, members of the Ku Klux Klan murdered three Civil Rights workers who had traveled to the South to encourage African-American voter registration. Examines the last three weeks in the lives of the slain activists.
50. Selma, Lord, Selma (1999 TV Movie)
94 min | Drama
In 1965 Alabama, an 11 year old girl (Jurnee Smollett) is touched by a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. (Clifton Powell) and becomes a devout follower. But her resolution is tested when ... See full summary »