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1. X: 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.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon

Votes: 544,520 | Gross: $146.41M

2. Tomorrowland (2015)

PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.5
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60 Metascore

Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie, Raffey Cassidy

Votes: 140,396 | Gross: $93.42M

3. Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

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

Stars: Frankie Muniz, Bryan Cranston, Justin Berfield, Erik Per Sullivan

Votes: 100,425

4. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure

7.0
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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.

Director: Marc Webb | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Irrfan Khan

Votes: 470,368 | Gross: $262.03M

5. Big Hero 6 (2014)

PG | 102 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.8
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74 Metascore

The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes.

Directors: Don Hall, Chris Williams | Stars: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, T.J. Miller

Votes: 304,334 | Gross: $222.49M

6. Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989–1993)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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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

Votes: 6,457

7. Lost in Space (1965–1968)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.3
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A space colony family struggles to survive when a spy/accidental stowaway throws their ship hopelessly off course.

Stars: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen

Votes: 4,113

8. 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.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Peter Sarsgaard, Jordi Mollà

Votes: 153,970 | Gross: $76.42M

9. Explorers (1985)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.6
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A boy obsessed with 50s sci-fi movies about aliens has a recurring dream about a blueprint of some kind, which he draws for his inventor friend. With the help of a third kid, they follow it and build themselves a spaceship. Now what?

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

Votes: 15,401

10. Kyle XY (2006–2009)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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A family takes in a formerly institutionalized teen savant who is missing standard human behaviors such as anger, joy and love.

Stars: Matt Dallas, Marguerite MacIntyre, Bruce Thomas, April Matson

Votes: 25,484

11. 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.

Director: Ellory Elkayem | Stars: David Arquette, Kari Wuhrer, Scott Terra, Scarlett Johansson

Votes: 45,205 | Gross: $17.27M

12. 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.

Stars: Michael T. Weiss, Andrea Parker, Patrick Bauchau, Jon Gries

Votes: 12,964

13. Astro Boy (2009)

PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

6.3
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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 the greatest hero of his time.

Director: David Bowers | Stars: Freddie Highmore, Nicolas Cage, Kristen Bell, Charlize Theron

Votes: 26,923 | Gross: $19.55M

14. Dexter's Laboratory (1996–2003)

TV-G | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

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

Votes: 32,434

15. Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001)

G | 82 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.0
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65 Metascore

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

Director: John A. Davis | Stars: Debi Derryberry, Rob Paulsen, Megan Cavanagh, Mark DeCarlo

Votes: 25,038 | Gross: $80.92M

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

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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A young boy, who happens to be a genius, lives in a small town with his family and friends and often gets into crazy adventures with them involving the things he invents.

Stars: Debi Derryberry, Jeffrey Garcia, Rob Paulsen, Mark DeCarlo

Votes: 10,070

17. The Jetsons (1962–1963)

TV-Y7 | 25 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

Votes: 13,345

18. Minutemen (2008 TV Movie)

TV-G | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.0
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A comedy/sci-fi/adventure about three high school kids who invent a 10 minute time machine to spare others just like them from the humiliation they've endured.

Director: Lev L. Spiro | Stars: Jason Dolley, Luke Benward, Nicholas Braun, Chelsea Kane

Votes: 4,036

19. 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.

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

Votes: 4,713

20. The Pretender 2001 (2001 TV Movie)

96 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.7
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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.

Director: Frederick King Keller | Stars: Michael T. Weiss, Andrea Parker, Patrick Bauchau, Jon Gries

Votes: 1,845

21. 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.

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

Votes: 8,214 | Gross: $4.55M

22. 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.

Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Tommy Kirk, Johnny Crawford, Beau Bridges, Joy Harmon

Votes: 1,643

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

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

7.5
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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 »

Director: Frederick King Keller | Stars: Michael T. Weiss, Andrea Parker, Patrick Bauchau, Jon Gries

Votes: 1,354

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

30 min | Family, Comedy

7.6
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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.

Stars: Peter Firth, Brinsley Forde, Gillian Bailey, Michael Audreson

Votes: 140

25. La solitudine dei numeri primi (2010)

118 min | Drama

6.3
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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.

Director: Saverio Costanzo | Stars: Alba Rohrwacher, Luca Marinelli, Arianna Nastro, Vittorio Lomartire

Votes: 2,622

26. Twisted (1986)

R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

4.7
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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 »

Director: Adam Holender | Stars: Lois Smith, Christian Slater, Dina Merrill, Tandy Cronyn

Votes: 316

27. Entrusted (2003 TV Movie)

130 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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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 »

Director: Giacomo Battiato | Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Claire Keim

Votes: 576

28. Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius Shorts (2000–2001)

Not Rated | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.7
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Experience how Jimmy Neutron uses his inventions in everyday situation adventures and how the events of the movie unfold.

Stars: Debi Derryberry, Rob Paulsen, Megan Cavanagh, Carolyn Lawrence

Votes: 11

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

50 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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Thanks to Timmy Turner's Fairy Godparents Cosmo & Wanda, he and Jimmy Neutron switch universes and have zany adventures therein.

Directors: Keith Alcorn, Butch Hartman, Wincat Alcala, Sarah Frost | Stars: Debi Derryberry, Tara Strong, Megan Cavanagh, Mark DeCarlo

Votes: 867

30. Gamera vs. Viras (1968)

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

4.6
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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.

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

Votes: 896

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

91 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.4
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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.

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

Votes: 386

32. Going Under (1990)

PG | 80 min | Comedy

3.0
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International disaster looms as the USS Sub Standard has to race to get a nuclear weapon ahead of the Russian forces.

Director: Mark W. Travis | Stars: Bill Pullman, Wendy Schaal, Chris Demetral, Ty Granderson Jones

Votes: 585

33. The Gifted One (1989 TV Movie)

96 min | Fantasy

7.1
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A young boy can transfer his body energy into ESP and heal sick people. While the subject of scientists' studies, he runs away to try to find out about his past and why he is the way he is.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Peter Kowanko, John Rhys-Davies, G.W. Bailey, Wendy Phillips

Votes: 112

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

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

6.8
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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 »

Director: Mike Gasaway | Stars: Tim Allen, Alyssa Milano, Carlos Alazraqui, Jeff Bennett

Votes: 383

35. Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast (2003)

5 min | Short, Adventure, Animation

7.0
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Follow Jimmy Neutron and Carl Wheezer as they find out how to stop King Goobot and his schemes in the world of Nicktoons.

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

Votes: 72

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

50 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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Third crossover of "The Fairly OddParents" and "The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius."

Directors: Keith Alcorn, Mike Gasaway, Butch Hartman | Stars: Debi Derryberry, Tara Strong, Jeff Garlin, Rob Paulsen

Votes: 396

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

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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Timmy Turner and Jimmy Neutron's worlds clash once again. Hilarity ensues.

Directors: Keith Alcorn, Mike Gasaway, Butch Hartman, Ken Bruce, Gary Conrad | Stars: Debi Derryberry, Tara Strong, Rob Paulsen, Jeffrey Garcia

Votes: 586

38. Jimmy Neutron: Runaway Rocketboy! (1998)

Not Rated | 14 min | Animation, Short

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Jimmy decides to run away from home because he doesn't see eye to eye with his parents, but he soon runs into trouble with aliens.

Director: John A. Davis | Stars: S. Scott Bullock, Megan Cavanagh, Mark DeCarlo, Debi Derryberry

39. Dirty Laundry (1987)

PG-13 | 79 min | Comedy, Thriller

4.3
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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.

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

Votes: 56

40. Scared Stiff (1945)

65 min | Mystery, Comedy

4.9
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The jumpy chess editor at a newspaper accidentally gets involved in some murders at a sleazy tavern run by a pair of bizarre brothers.

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Jack Haley, Ann Savage, Barton MacLane, Veda Ann Borg

Votes: 116

41. Dexter's Laboratory (1995)

6 min | Animation, Short, Family

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.

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

Votes: 728

42. The Loss of Nameless Things (2004)

103 min | Documentary

8.4
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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

Votes: 83

43. 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.


Director: Ger Poppelaars | Stars: Nick van Buiten, Tamar van den Dop, Johan Leysen, Thomas Acda

Votes: 161

44. Mason (1977 TV Movie)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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A boy genius constantly befuddles his parents and sister.

Director: Jack Shea | Stars: Barry Nelson, Barbara Stuart, Mason Reese, Lee Lawson

Votes: 8

45. Ihmemies (1979)

103 min | Comedy

5.5
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Add a Plot

Director: Antti Peippo | Stars: Antti Litja, Martti Pennanen, Saara Pakkasvirta, Tarja-Tuulikki Tarsala

Votes: 31

46. 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.

Stars: Rafael Cardoso, Fernanda Petit, Eduardo Sandagorda, Marcos Verza

47. Dexter's Laboratory (1996–2003)
Episode: Babe Sitter/Mountain Mandark/2Geniuses 2Gether 4Ever (2003)

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.4
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"Babe Sitter" (7 minutes) Mandark thinks he's going to have a nice romantic evening with his lady love when Dee Dee shows up to babysit him. "Mountain Mandark" (7 minutes) Getting in touch ... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Savino, Robert Alvarez, Don Judge | Stars: Candi Milo, Eddie Deezen, Jeff Bennett, Kath Soucie

Votes: 37

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

30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 26

49. 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 »

Director: Joe Ahearne | Stars: Christopher Eccleston, Billie Piper, Steven Beckingham, Corey Johnson

Votes: 4,177

50. The Mike Wallace Interview (1957–1958)
Episode: Episode dated 21 December 1957 (1957)

Talk-Show

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Mike interviews 12-year old Leonard Ross, who won huge money prizes on TV game shows, including The Big surprise, which Wallace had been host of. Leonard discusses his field of expertise, ... See full summary »

Stars: Leonard Ross, Mike Wallace