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1. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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69 Metascore

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman

Votes: 235,592 | Gross: $45.51M

2. The Iron Giant (1999)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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85 Metascore

A young boy befriends a giant robot from outer space that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel

Votes: 135,060 | Gross: $23.16M

3. Mulan (1998)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.5
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71 Metascore

To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.

Directors: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook | Stars: Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Lea Salonga

Votes: 183,716 | Gross: $120.62M

4. Beowulf (2007)

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

6.2
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59 Metascore

The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing Denmark, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Ray Winstone, Crispin Glover, Angelina Jolie, Robin Wright

Votes: 145,789 | Gross: $82.16M

5. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.1
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46 Metascore

Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake must find and train Merlin's descendant to defeat dark sorceress Morgana la Fée.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molina, Teresa Palmer

Votes: 129,468 | Gross: $63.14M

6. Mulan II (2004 Video)

G | 79 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

5.7
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While preparing for their wedding, Shang and Mulan are suddenly sent off on a secret mission. Mushu starts to meddle, and a surprise attack by Mongolians doesn't help either.

Directors: Darrell Rooney, Lynne Southerland | Stars: Ming-Na Wen, BD Wong, Mark Moseley, Lucy Liu

Votes: 14,736

7. The Odyssey (1997– )

PG-13 | 176 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Drama

7.0
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This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--... See full summary »

Stars: Armand Assante, Greta Scacchi, Isabella Rossellini, Bernadette Peters

Votes: 11,125

8. The Man from Snowy River (1982)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.3
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In 1880s Australia when young Jim Craig's father dies Jim takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch and he is forced to become a man.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson, Terence Donovan, Tommy Dysart

Votes: 6,249

9. Beowulf & Grendel (2005)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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53 Metascore

In Denmark, during the 6th century, Danish king Hrothgar and his warriors kill a troll whose son, Grendel, vows revenge.

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson | Stars: Hringur Ingvarsson, Spencer Wilding, Stellan Skarsgård, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson

Votes: 16,119 | Gross: $0.07M

10. Pumpkinhead (1988)

R | 86 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers.

Director: Stan Winston | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, John D'Aquino, Kimberly Ross

Votes: 14,955 | Gross: $4.39M

11. Jabberwocky (1977)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

6.2
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61 Metascore

A young peasant, with no interest in adventure or fortune, is mistaken as the kingdom's only hope when a horrible monster threatens the countryside.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Michael Palin, Harry H. Corbett, John Le Mesurier, Warren Mitchell

Votes: 10,428

12. The Color of Time (II) (2012)

R | 73 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

4.5
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34 Metascore

A poetic road trip through Pulitzer prize-winning CK Williams' life.

Directors: Edna Luise Biesold, Sarah-Violet Bliss, Gabrielle Demeestere, Alexis Gambis, Brooke Goldfinch, Shripriya Mahesh, Pamela Romanowsky, Bruce Thierry Cheung, Tine Thomasen, Virginia Urreiztieta, Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo | Stars: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Jessica Chastain, Zach Braff

Votes: 1,031

13. Beowulf (1999)

R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.0
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A sci-fi update of the famous 6th Century poem. In a beseiged land, Beowulf must battle against the hideous creature Grendel and his vengeance seeking mother.

Director: Graham Baker | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Rhona Mitra, Oliver Cotton, Götz Otto

Votes: 9,928

14. The Raven (1963)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Hazel Court

Votes: 8,008

15. The Haunted Palace (1963)

Passed | 87 min | Horror

6.8
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Charles Dexter Ward arrives at a small village to visit the house he inherited from his ancestor who died there 100 years ago.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Debra Paget, Lon Chaney Jr., Frank Maxwell

Votes: 4,341

16. Gunga Din (1939)

Approved | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, War

7.5
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In 19th century India, three British soldiers and a native waterbearer must stop a secret mass revival of the murderous Thuggee cult before it can rampage across the land.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Victor McLaglen, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Votes: 9,120

17. Hell in the Pacific (1968)

G | 103 min | Adventure, War

7.4
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During World War II, an American pilot and a marooned Japanese navy captain are deserted on a small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. There, they must cease their hostility and cooperate if they want to survive, but will they?

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Lee Marvin, Toshirô Mifune

Votes: 6,142

18. Bilitis (1977)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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A coming of age story centering on the exploits of a young girl during summer vacation.

Director: David Hamilton | Stars: Patti D'Arbanville, Mona Kristensen, Bernard Giraudeau, Mathieu Carrière

Votes: 1,285

19. The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)

Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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London based American nurse, Susan, Lady Ashwood, is at the hospital awaiting the imminent arrival of injured soldiers. She is hoping that her enlisted son, Sir John Ashwood, who resembles ... See full summary »

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Irene Dunne, Alan Marshal, Roddy McDowall, Frank Morgan

Votes: 1,131

20. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)

Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.1
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A major countermands orders and attacks to avenge a previous massacre of men, women, and children.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles, Henry Stephenson

Votes: 3,565

21. Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1993 Video)

R | 88 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

4.5
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Thrill-seeking teenagers resurrect a demon from his grave and a bloody rampage for revenge begins.

Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Andrew Robinson, Ami Dolenz, Soleil Moon Frye, J. Trevor Edmond

Votes: 3,046

22. Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990 TV Movie)

96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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There's a crisis in Rhymeland! All the Rhymies (the characters from Nursery Rhymes) are disappearing! Gordon Goose, son of Mother Goose, and Little Bo Peep set off to find them.

Director: Jeff Stein | Stars: Harry Anderson, Cyndi Lauper, Brian Bonsall, Elayne Boosler

Votes: 584

23. Love & Savagery (2009)

95 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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In 1969, a visiting geologist from Newfoundland arouses scandal in a small Irish village when he romances a local girl who's destined for the convent.

Director: John N. Smith | Stars: Allan Hawco, Sarah Greene, Louise Nicol, Martha Burns

Votes: 233

24. The Set-Up (1949)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Sport

7.8
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Because aging boxer Bill Thompson always lost his past fights, his corrupt manager, without telling Thompson, takes bribes from a betting gangster, to ensure Thompson's pre-arranged dive-loss in the next match.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias, Alan Baxter

Votes: 6,028

25. The Raven (1935)

Approved | 61 min | Crime, Horror

7.0
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A brilliant surgeon obsessed with Edgar Allan Poe saves the life of a beautiful dancer and goes mad when he can't have her.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lester Matthews, Irene Ware

Votes: 3,408

26. Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006 TV Movie)

R | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror

4.4
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A small backwoods community has discovered that the local mortician has been cutting corners by dumping the bodies of their loved ones in a nearby swamp as opposed to cremating them as ... See full summary »

Director: Jake West | Stars: Doug Bradley, Lance Henriksen, Lisa McAllister, Tess Panzer

Votes: 1,813

27. Mummys Island (2006)

115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.0
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Sudsakorn is a curious young man, raised in the ancient traditions of magic by his mystical grandfather. He never knew his farther. His mother, a beautiful mermaid is pained by his sadness ... See full summary »

Director: Krisorn Buramasing | Stars: Charlie Trairat, Sorachai Sang-aakaat, Vorawit Phonginsee, Suchao Pongwilai

Votes: 91

28. Sappho (2008)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance

4.8
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Sappho, a newly wed American wife, with her husband on the Greek island Lesbos, goes through the pain of unrequited love to a young woman, very much like the namesake poet in ancient times.

Director: Robert Crombie | Stars: Avalon Barrie, Todd Soley, Lyudmila Shiryaeva, Bogdan Stupka

Votes: 1,266

29. Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud (2007 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror

4.8
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In a Virginia forest village, true love between Ricky McCoy and Jodie Hatfield is sabotaged by their families' long-standing bitter feud. Despite sheriff Dallas Pope's grim warning, ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hurst | Stars: Bob Gunter, Amy Manson, Bradley Taylor, Claire Lams

Votes: 1,684

30. Dante's Inferno (1911)

68 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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Loosely adapted from Dante's Divine Comedy and inspired by the illustrations of Gustav Doré the original silent film has been restored and has a new score by Tangerine Dream.

Directors: Francesco Bertolini, Adolfo Padovan, Giuseppe de Liguoro | Stars: Salvatore Papa, Arturo Pirovano, Giuseppe de Liguoro, Pier Delle Vigne

Votes: 1,337

31. Sextant (2016)

3 min | Short, Drama

5.9
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Director: Bonnie Wright | Star: Erin Moriarty

Votes: 7

32. The Wild Party (1975)

R | 95 min | Drama, Comedy

5.6
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An aging silent movie comic star tries for a comeback by staging a wild party that turns into a sexual free-for-all. The comic ends up killing his mistress and her latest boyfriend.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: James Coco, Raquel Welch, Perry King, Tiffany Bolling

Votes: 398

33. Odissea (1968– )

GP | 109 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.6
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Odysseus' journey told in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. After fighting in the Trojan War, Odysseus spends years trying to return home to Itaka.

Stars: Bekim Fehmiu, Leonard Steckel, Constantin Andrieu, Irene Papas

Votes: 434

34. Polednice (2016)

90 min | Drama, Horror

5.2
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A story of Eliska and her daughter, starting a new life in a remote house with the 'father away on business', as the mother claims. After the lie is disclosed, their relationship begins to ... See full summary »

Directors: Jiri Sádek, Matej Chlupacek, Michal Samir | Stars: Anna Geislerová, Karolína Lipowská, Zdenek Mucha, Daniela Kolárová

Votes: 235

35. Ulysses (1967)

123 min | Drama

6.6
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Dublin; June 16, 1904. Stephen Dedalus, who fancies himself as a poet, embarks on a day of wandering about the city during which he finds friendship and a father figure in Leopold Bloom, a ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Strick | Stars: Milo O'Shea, Barbara Jefford, Maurice Roëves, T.P. McKenna

Votes: 662

36. The Day the Earth Froze (1959)

67 min | Adventure, Fantasy

3.4
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Based on Finnish mythology, this movie traces the exploits of Lemminkainen as he woos the fair Annikki and battles the evil witch Louhi. Louhi kidnaps Annikki to compel her father to build ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Ptushko | Stars: Urho Somersalmi, Anna Orochko, Ivan Voronov, Andris Oshin

Votes: 819

37. Heer Raanjha (1970)

142 min | Musical, Romance, Drama

7.0
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Tragic love story. Punjabi "Romeo and Juliet".

Director: Chetan Anand | Stars: Raaj Kumar, Priya Rajvansh, Pran, Prithviraj Kapoor

Votes: 147

38. Kytice (2000)

81 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.4
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Seven seemingly unconnected fairy tales - glued together only by folklore, mood, color and light - make up this Czech collection of visual poetry. The original piece of literature, written ... See full summary »

Director: F.A. Brabec | Stars: Martina Bezousková, Sylvie Kraslová, Sára Vorísková, Anna Bezousková

Votes: 999

39. A Fool There Was (1915)

67 min | Drama

5.9
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A married diplomat falls hopelessly under the spell of a predatory woman.

Director: Frank Powell | Stars: Runa Hodges, Mabel Frenyear, Edward José, May Allison

Votes: 579

40. The Business of Fancydancing (2002)

103 min | Drama, Music

6.9
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49 Metascore

Seymour Polatkin is a successful, gay Native American poet from Spokane who confronts his past when he returns to his childhood home on the reservation to attend the funeral of a dear ... See full summary »

Director: Sherman Alexie | Stars: Evan Adams, Michelle St. John, Gene Tagaban, Swil Kanim

Votes: 470 | Gross: $0.17M

41. The Man from Snowy River: Arena Spectacular (2003 TV Movie)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.4
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Jim Ryan and Kate Conroy love each other, but John Conroy stands in the way of their happiness until Jim Ryan recaptures a prized colt.

Directors: David Atkins, Ignatius Jones | Stars: Georgie Parker, Steve Bisley, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Lee Kernaghan

Votes: 37

42. Gawain and the Green Knight (1973)

93 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.6
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The medieval legend of a supernatural knight who challenges the king's men to kill him.

Director: Stephen Weeks | Stars: Murray Head, Ciaran Madden, Nigel Green, Anthony Sharp

Votes: 167

43. Song of Hiawatha (1997)

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Drama

5.8
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The legendary Ojibwa Chief is sent by the great spirit to lead his people.

Director: Jeffrey Shore | Stars: Graham Greene, Litefoot, Irene Bedard, Russell Means

Votes: 210

44. Animated Epics: Beowulf (1998 TV Short)

27 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.7
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Director: Yuri Kulakov | Stars: Derek Jacobi, Joseph Fiennes, Timothy West, Anna Calder-Marshall

Votes: 133

45. Máj (2008)

80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

4.8
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The time-tested poem, more than a century old, transposed into a stirring story of undying love and passion. The story takes place in an unspecified, distant past, but the young heroes are more or less contemporary characters.

Director: F.A. Brabec | Stars: Matej Stropnický, Nina Divísková, Krystof Hádek, Vladimír Javorský

Votes: 168

46. Johnny Corncob (1973)

74 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.6
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Director: Marcell Jankovics | Stars: György Cserhalmi, Anikó Nagy, Erzsi Pártos, Antal Farkas

Votes: 405

47. Muna Madan (2003)

133 min | Drama

8.2
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An epic tragedy, based on Nepal's most famous epic poem. Madan, a lower-class worker, is forced by poverty and mounting debts to go to Lhasa, Tibet, leaving behind his lonely mother and ... See full summary »

Director: Gyanendra Bahadur Deuja | Stars: Deepak Tripathi, Usha Paudel, Mithila Sharma, Subhadra Adhikari

Votes: 73

48. Terje Vigen (1917)

48 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Terje Vigen, a sailor, suffers the loss of his family through the cruelty of another man. Years later, when his enemy's family finds itself dependent on Terje's beneficence, Terje must ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Victor Sjöström, August Falck, Edith Erastoff, Bergliot Husberg

Votes: 979

49. The Blacksmith (1922)

21 min | Comedy, Short

7.0
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Buster Keaton shoes horses and repairs cars, with mixed results.

Directors: Buster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts

Votes: 1,777

50. Evangeline (1929)

87 min | Drama

7.1
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In Acadia, now part of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, young Evangeline is betrothed to Gabriel. But before their wedding can take place, the British imprison the men and send them ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Carewe | Stars: Dolores del Rio, Roland Drew, Alec B. Francis, Donald Reed

Votes: 111