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1. X-Men: First Class (2011)

PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.8
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65 Metascore

In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start world war III.

Writers: Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz, Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn, Sheldon Turner, Bryan Singer | Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon

2. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.1
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66 Metascore

After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parent's mysterious death.

Writers: James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent, Steve Kloves, Stan Lee, Steve Ditko | Director: Marc Webb | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Irrfan Khan

3. Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

8.0
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A gifted young teen tries to survive with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.

Creator: Linwood Boomer | Stars: Frankie Muniz, Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston, Christopher Masterson

4. Knight and Day (2010)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

6.3
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46 Metascore

A young woman gets mixed up with a disgraced spy who is trying to clear his name.

Writer: Patrick O'Neill | Director: James Mangold | Stars: Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Peter Sarsgaard, Jordi Mollà

5. Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.6
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A teenaged genius deals with the usual problems of growing up: having a girlfriend, going to parties, hanging out with his best friend, all this on top of being a licensed physician in a ... See full summary »

Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella, Belinda Montgomery, Lawrence Pressman

6. Kyle XY (2006–2009)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | Active

7.7
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A family takes in a formerly institutionalized teen savant (Dallas) who is missing standard human behaviors such as anger, joy and love.

Creators: Eric Bress, J. Mackye Gruber | Stars: Matt Dallas, Marguerite MacIntyre, Bruce Thomas, April Matson

7. Eight Legged Freaks (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

5.4
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53 Metascore

A variety of horrible poisonous spiders get exposed to a noxious chemical that causes them to grow to monumental proportions.

Writers: Ellory Elkayem, Randy Kornfield, Jesse Alexander | Director: Ellory Elkayem | Stars: David Arquette, Kari Wuhrer, Scott Terra, Scarlett Johansson

8. Explorers (1985)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.6
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Ben Crandall, an alien-obsessed kid, dreams one night of a circuit board. Drawing out the circuit, he and his friends Wolfgang and Darren set it up, and discover they have been given the ... See full summary »

Writer: Eric Luke | Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix, Bobby Fite, Bradley Gregg

9. Astro Boy (2009)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Family

6.4
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53 Metascore

When an android replica of a boy is rejected by his aggrieved creator, he goes off to find his own identity in an adventure that would make him his time's greatest hero.

Writers: Osamu Tezuka, David Bowers, Timothy Harris | Director: David Bowers | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Nicolas Cage, Kristen Bell, Charlize Theron

10. The Pretender (1996–2000)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Mystery

7.5
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A specially gifted man, with the ability to instantly master any skill, escapes from a secret agency and travels the country taking on a different jobs and helping strangers.

Creators: Steven Long Mitchell, Craig W. Van Sickle | Stars: Michael T. Weiss, Andrea Parker, Patrick Bauchau, Jon Gries

11. Dexter's Laboratory (1996–2003)

TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama | Active

8.0
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The misadventures of a boy genius and his annoying sister.

Stars: Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh, Frank Welker

12. Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)

G | 82 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.0
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65 Metascore

An 8-year-old boy genius and his friends must rescue their parents after the adults are abducted by aliens.

Writers: John A. Davis, Steve Oedekerk, David N. Weiss, J. David Stem, Dan Schneider | Director: John A. Davis | Stars: Debi Derryberry, Rob Paulsen, Megan Cavanagh, Mark DeCarlo

13. The Jetsons (1962–1988)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.0
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The misadventures of a futuristic family.

Stars: George O'Hanlon, Janet Waldo, Mel Blanc, Penny Singleton

14. Minutemen (2008 TV Movie)

TV-G | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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A comedy/sci-fi/adventure about three high school kids who invent a time machine to spare others just like them from the humiliation they've endured.

Writers: John Killoran, David Diamond, David Weissman | Director: Lev L. Spiro | Stars: Jason Dolley, Luke Benward, Nicholas Braun, Chelsea Kane

15. The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2002–2006)

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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Follows Jimmy Neutron, his faithful robotic dog, Goddard, and his eclectic friends and family as they experience life in Retroville. Jimmy is a typical kid, who just happens to be a genius.... See full summary »

Creators: John A. Davis, Steve Oedekerk, Keith Alcorn | Stars: Debi Derryberry, Jeffrey Garcia, Rob Paulsen, Mark DeCarlo

16. Thunderpants (2002)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

3.6
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An 11-year-old boy's amazing ability to break wind leads him first to fame and then to death row, before it helps him to fulfill his ambition of becoming an astronaut.

Writers: Peter Hewitt, Phil Hughes | Director: Peter Hewitt | Stars: Simon Callow, Stephen Fry, Celia Imrie, Paul Giamatti

17. Mumford (1999)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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62 Metascore

In the small town of Mumford, a psychologist of the same name moves in and quickly becomes very popular, despite a questionable past.

Writer: Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Loren Dean, Hope Davis, Jason Lee, Alfre Woodard

18. Entrusted (2003 TV Movie)

130 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Hoping to entrap Maria von Gall, who runs a courageous underground railroad for Jews in France, the Nazis kidnap her son Thomas, a brilliant 11-year-old chess master. An exchange ... See full summary »

Writers: Giacomo Battiato, Loup Durand, Nicola Lusuardi | Director: Giacomo Battiato | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Claire Keim

19. Village of the Giants (1965)

81 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

3.3
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Delinquent teen-agers ingest a substance and grow thirty feet tall, then proceed to take over a small town.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Alan Caillou, Bert I. Gordon | Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Tommy Kirk, Johnny Crawford, Beau Bridges, Joy Harmon

20. The Pretender 2001 (2001 TV Movie)

96 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.5
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Jarod reunites with two old friends and unleashes some powerful Centre revelations. Also Jarod and Miss Parker learn more about their pasts.

Writers: Steven Long Mitchell, Craig W. Van Sickle | Director: Frederick King Keller | Stars: Michael T. Weiss, Andrea Parker, Patrick Bauchau, Jon Gries

21. Here Come the Double Deckers! (1970– )

30 min | Family, Comedy

7.5
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The adventures of a gang of seven kids whose clubhouse is an abandoned double decker bus in a London junkyard. Usually involves a bit of singing, a bit of dancing and general fun times.

Creator: Roy Simpson | Stars: Peter Firth, Brinsley Forde, Gillian Bailey, Michael Audreson

22. Twisted (1986)

R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

4.6
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One evening the Collins find their maid Mrs. Murdock at the end of their steps: dead, neck broken. Obviously she had an accident. Consequently they need a new babysitter for an upcoming big... See full summary »

Writers: Jack Horrigan, Glenn Kershaw, Bruce Graham | Director: Adam Holender | Stars: Lois Smith, Christian Slater, Dina Merrill, Tandy Cronyn

23. The Pretender: Island of the Haunted (2001 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 91 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.3
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Through a series of bizarre circumstances, Jarod and Miss Parker find themselves trapped together on a strange island in a life and death situation, out of which come some of the most ... See full summary »

Writers: Steven Long Mitchell, Craig W. Van Sickle | Director: Frederick King Keller | Stars: Michael T. Weiss, Andrea Parker, Patrick Bauchau, Jon Gries

24. The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour (2004 TV Movie)

50 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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Thanks to Timmy Turner's Fairy Godparents Cosmo & Wanda, he and Jimmy Neutron switch universes and have zany adventures therein.

Writers: Rico Hill, Gene Grillo, Butch Hartman, Steve Marmel, John A. Davis | Directors: Keith Alcorn, Butch Hartman, Wincat Alcala, Sarah Frost | Stars: Debi Derryberry, Tara Strong, Megan Cavanagh, Mark DeCarlo

25. The Solitude of Prime Numbers (2010)

118 min | Drama

6.4
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Non-linearly follows two kids, rejected by their peers, who become friends. They separate later in life and dedicate to their careers. Still, they feel as if something is missing.

Writers: Paolo Giordano, Saverio Costanzo | Director: Saverio Costanzo | Stars: Alba Rohrwacher, Luca Marinelli, Martina Albano, Vittorio Lomartire

26. The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour 2: When Nerds Collide (2006 TV Movie)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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Timmy Turner and Jimmy Neutron's worlds clash once again. Hilarity ensues.

Writers: Rico Hill, Gene Grillo, Steve Marmel, Jed Spingarn, Jack C. Thomas, John A. Davis, Butch Hartman | Directors: Keith Alcorn, Mike Gasaway, Butch Hartman, Ken Bruce, Gary Conrad | Stars: Debi Derryberry, Tara Strong, Rob Paulsen, Jeffrey Garcia

27. The Jimmy Timmy Power Hour 3: The Jerkinators! (2006 TV Movie)

50 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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Third crossover of "The Fairly OddParents" and "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius."

Writers: Rico Hill, Steve Marmel, Jed Spingarn, John A. Davis, Butch Hartman | Directors: Keith Alcorn, Mike Gasaway, Butch Hartman | Stars: Debi Derryberry, Tara Strong, Jeff Garlin, Rob Paulsen

28. Dexter's Laboratory (1995)

6 min | Animation, Short

8.1
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Dexter and Dee Dee wreck havok using Dexter's latest invention: a hand-held device that turns people into various animals.

Creator: Genndy Tartakovsky | Director: Genndy Tartakovsky | Stars: Christine Cavanaugh, Allison Moore, Kath Soucie

29. Jimmy Neutron: Win, Lose and Kaboom (2004 TV Movie)

TV-Y | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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Retroville becomes ground zero for a meteor engraved with a mysterious alien message, which only the best and brightest(naturally, Jimmy) can translate. When he finally figures the message ... See full summary »

Creator: John A. Davis | Director: Mike Gasaway | Stars: Tim Allen, Alyssa Milano, Carlos Alazraqui, Jeff Bennett

30. Lightning: Fire from the Sky (2001 TV Movie)

91 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.3
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Overwhelmed by a disastrous lightning storm that his son predicted, a man must learn to trust his son in order to save his family and the whole community.

Writer: David Giancola | Director: David Giancola | Stars: John Schneider, Jesse Eisenberg, Michele Greene, Gary Sandy

31. Gamera vs. Viras (1968)

Not Rated | 75 min | Action, Family, Sci-Fi

4.7
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Gamera the Flying Turtle falls under the spell of evil aliens, but two children free him and he returns to fight the aliens' monster, Viras.

Writer: Nisan Takahashi | Director: Noriaki Yuasa | Stars: Kôjirô Hongô, Tôru Takatsuka, Carl Craig, Michiko Yaegaki

32. Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast (2003)

5 min | Short, Adventure, Animation

7.0
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Add a Plot

Director: Mario Kamberg | Stars: Debi Derryberry, Rob Paulsen, Frank Welker, Paul Greenberg

33. The Loss of Nameless Things (2004)

103 min | Documentary

8.5
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In 1978 Oakley Hall lll was a promising playwright on the verge of national recognition when a mysterious fall from a bridge took his artistic life away. He suffered horrific head injuries,... See full summary »

Director: Bill Rose | Stars: Bruce Bouchard, Patricia Charbonneau, Bob Currier, Sofia Landon Geier

34. Dirty Laundry (1987)

PG-13 | 79 min | Comedy, Thriller

4.1
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A young man and his girlfriend unwittingly come into possession of a bag containing one million dollars belonging to a drug-smuggling ring. The mobsters try to catch the couple and retrieve their money.

Writers: Brad Munson, William Webb | Director: William Webb | Stars: Leigh McCloskey, Jeanne O'Brien, Robbie Rist, Frankie Valli

35. Missing Link (1999)

88 min | Family, Comedy

5.8
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  • (Dutch with English subtitles) FAMILY (2000) A young boy develops a passion for archeology and tries to unravel the truth about his ancestry.


Writers: Timo Veltkamp, Ger Poppelaars, Pierre De Clercq | Director: Ger Poppelaars | Stars: Nick van Buiten, Tamar van den Dop, Johan Leysen, Thomas Acda

36. Mason (1977 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy

6.6
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A boy genius constantly befuddles his parents and sister.

Creators: Austin Kalish, Irma Kalish | Director: Jack Shea | Stars: Barry Nelson, Barbara Stuart, Mason Reese, Lee Lawson

38. Pé Na Porta (2007– )

20 min | Comedy

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Three teenage brothers are left alone at home after their parents made an unexpected trip. They decide to invite some friends for a party. Things go crazy when more guests show up than they've expected.

Creators: Solon Brochado, Davi de Oliveira Pinheiro, Jerri Dias, Felipe Longhi, Grace Luzzi, Marcos Piangers | Stars: Rafael Cardoso, Fernanda Petit, Eduardo Sandagorda, Marcos Verza

39. Dragnet 1967 (1967–1970)
Episode: Burglary Auto: Juvenile Genius (1969)

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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There have been a number of business burglaries the latest of which is a chemical supply firm. If properly combined, chemicals that were taken can be made into explosives such as TNT and ... See full summary »

Creator: Jack Webb | Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, Harry Morgan, Bert Holland, Don Ross

40. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Dalek (2005)

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.7
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The Doctor and Rose travel to the year 2012 and land in a museum of extra-terrestrial objects accumulated by the very wealthy Henry van Statten. He's an avid collector - the TARDIS lands on... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Shearman, Terry Nation | Director: Joe Ahearne | Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Billie Piper, Steven Beckingham, Corey Johnson

41. Land of the Giants (1968–1970)
Episode: Genius at Work (1969)

60 min | Sci-Fi

6.6
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Barry and Fitzhugh befriend a 12-year old scientific genius named Jodar (Jody) who has invented a substance which causes growth. While talking to the boy, Barry's dog Chipper eats some of ... See full summary »

Creator: Irwin Allen | Director: Sobey Martin | Stars: Gary Conway, Don Matheson, Stefan Arngrim, Don Marshall

42. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Mind Over Mayhem (1974)

73 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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The director of a government institute that employs various scientific geniuses commits a clever murder. But another kind of genius is on the case: Lt. Columbo.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Peter Falk, José Ferrer, Lew Ayres, Robert Walker Jr.