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1. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 164 min | Action, Thriller

8.5
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78 Metascore

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, the Dark Knight, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City, now on the edge of total annihilation, from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Votes: 1,229,899 | Gross: $448.13M

2. Ghostbusters (2016)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.3
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60 Metascore

Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones

Votes: 150,516 | Gross: $128.34M

3. Ghostbusters (1984)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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67 Metascore

Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

Votes: 290,505 | Gross: $229.24M

4. The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)

R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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68 Metascore

A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.

Director: Derek Cianfrance | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Craig Van Hook

Votes: 201,630 | Gross: $21.38M

5. Batman (1989)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure

7.6
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69 Metascore

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl

Votes: 284,469 | Gross: $251.19M

6. Spider-Man (2002)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure

7.3
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73 Metascore

When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy, shy, and awkward high school student gains spider-like abilities that he eventually must use to fight evil as a superhero after tragedy befalls his family.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe, James Franco

Votes: 576,972 | Gross: $403.71M

7. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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76 Metascore

A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way.

Director: Blake Edwards | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen

Votes: 132,806

8. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure

6.2
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59 Metascore

A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church

Votes: 408,586 | Gross: $336.53M

9. Batman Returns (1992)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action

7.0
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68 Metascore

When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken

Votes: 228,402 | Gross: $162.83M

10. Sherlock Holmes (2009)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.6
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57 Metascore

Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong

Votes: 503,937 | Gross: $209.02M

11. Norman (2016)

R | 118 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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75 Metascore

Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Three years later, when the politician becomes an influential world leader, Norman's life dramatically changes for better and worse.

Director: Joseph Cedar | Stars: Richard Gere, Lior Ashkenazi, Michael Sheen, Charlotte Gainsbourg

Votes: 978 | Gross: $3.73M

12. Superman (1978)

PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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86 Metascore

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando

Votes: 133,848 | Gross: $134.22M

13. Men in Black (1997)

PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.3
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71 Metascore

A police officer joins a secret organization that polices and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 430,385 | Gross: $250.15M

14. Red Dragon (2002)

R | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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60 Metascore

A retired FBI agent with psychological gifts is assigned to help track down "The Tooth Fairy", a mysterious serial killer; aiding him is imprisoned forensic psychiatrist Hannibal "The Cannibal" Lecter.

Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Keitel

Votes: 213,282 | Gross: $92.93M

15. Manhunter (1986)

R | 120 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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78 Metascore

Former FBI profiler Will Graham returns to service to pursue a deranged serial murderer named "the Tooth Fairy" by the media.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox

Votes: 53,051 | Gross: $8.62M

16. Back to the Future Part II (1989)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.8
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57 Metascore

After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson

Votes: 369,462 | Gross: $118.50M

17. Monsters University (2013)

G | 104 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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65 Metascore

A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University -- when they weren't necessarily the best of friends.

Director: Dan Scanlon | Stars: Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren

Votes: 253,552 | Gross: $268.49M

18. The Omen (1976)

R | 111 min | Horror

7.6
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Mysterious deaths surround an American ambassador. Could the child that he is raising actually be the Antichrist? The Devil's own son?

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens, David Warner

Votes: 86,587

19. Rocky III (1982)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Sport

6.8
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After winning the ultimate title and being the world champion, Rocky falls into a hole and finds himself picked up by a former enemy.

Director: Sylvester Stallone | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Votes: 134,491 | Gross: $122.82M

20. The Fisher King (1991)

R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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61 Metascore

A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Adam Bryant, Paul Lombardi

Votes: 66,826 | Gross: $41.90M

21. Tango & Cash (1989)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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Two cops are framed and must clear their names.

Directors: Andrey Konchalovskiy, Albert Magnoli | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher, Jack Palance

Votes: 79,870 | Gross: $63.41M

22. Out of Time (I) (2003)

PG-13 | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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63 Metascore

A Florida police chief must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion.

Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Denzel Washington, Sanaa Lathan, Eva Mendes, Dean Cain

Votes: 48,390 | Gross: $40.91M

23. Absolute Power (1997)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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52 Metascore

A career thief witnesses a horrific crime involving the U.S. President.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Laura Linney

Votes: 41,742 | Gross: $50.01M

24. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Family

3.6
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22 Metascore

The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Votes: 35,392 | Gross: $15.68M

25. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Claude Rains, Edward Arnold

Votes: 83,060

26. He Got Game (1998)

R | 136 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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63 Metascore

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Milla Jovovich, Ray Allen, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 38,079 | Gross: $21.55M

27. Brewster's Millions (1985)

PG | 102 min | Comedy

6.5
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A minor-league baseball player has to spend $30,000,000 in thirty days in order to inherit $300,000,000. However, he's not allowed to tell anyone about the deal.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Richard Pryor, John Candy, Lonette McKee, Stephen Collins

Votes: 29,849 | Gross: $38.80M

28. Seeking Justice (2011)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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38 Metascore

After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score. Then he discovers they want a 'favor' from him in return.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Nicolas Cage, January Jones, Guy Pearce, Harold Perrineau

Votes: 40,388 | Gross: $0.04M

29. Short Circuit 2 (1988)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.6
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Robot Johnny Five comes to the city and gets manipulated by criminals who want him for their own purposes.

Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Fisher Stevens, Michael McKean, Tim Blaney, Cynthia Gibb

Votes: 19,521 | Gross: $21.63M

30. The Chamber (1996)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

6.0
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45 Metascore

A young man fresh out of law school tries to win a reprieve for his racist grandfather who is on death row.

Director: James Foley | Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Robert Prosky

Votes: 10,922 | Gross: $14.40M

31. Police Academy: Mission to Moscow (1994)

PG | 83 min | Comedy, Crime

3.3
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The Russian government hires the veterans of the Police Academy (1984) to help deal with the Mafia.

Director: Alan Metter | Stars: G.W. Bailey, George Gaynes, Michael Winslow, David Graf

Votes: 26,232 | Gross: $0.13M

32. The Challenger (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Sport

5.6
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A Bronx boxer fights his way to a better life.

Director: Kent Moran | Stars: Kent Moran, Michael Clarke Duncan, S. Epatha Merkerson, Justin Hartley

Votes: 987 | Gross: $0.02M

33. Santa with Muscles (1996)

PG | 97 min | Comedy

2.4
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An evil millionaire believes he is Santa Claus after an accident renders him amnesiac.

Director: John Murlowski | Stars: Hulk Hogan, Don Stark, Robin Curtis, Garrett Morris

Votes: 8,002 | Gross: $0.20M

34. Comedian (2002)

R | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.0
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62 Metascore

A look at the work of two stand-up comics, Jerry Seinfeld and a lesser-known newcomer, detailing the effort and frustration behind putting together a successful act and career while living a life on the road.

Director: Christian Charles | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Garry Shandling, Greg Giraldo

Votes: 5,321 | Gross: $2.74M

35. The Prey (2011)

R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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58 Metascore

Bank-robber Franck Adrien is serving a prison sentence after robbing a national bank. Before he was caught he managed to hide the money but now it's not just the police who are looking for ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Valette | Stars: Albert Dupontel, Alice Taglioni, Stéphane Debac, Sergi López

Votes: 4,271 | Gross: $0.01M

36. The Bank Dick (1940)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy

7.3
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Henpecked Egbert Sousè has comic adventures as a substitute film director and unlikely bank guard.

Director: Edward F. Cline | Stars: W.C. Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel, Evelyn Del Rio

Votes: 5,559

37. Mort d'un pourri (1977)

Not Rated | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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One early morning deputy Philippe Dubaye wakes up his old friend Xavier Maréchal with disturbing news: he has just killed Serrano, a racketeer with extant political connections. Serrano ... See full summary »

Director: Georges Lautner | Stars: Alain Delon, Ornella Muti, Stéphane Audran, Mireille Darc

Votes: 1,293

38. Unlawful Killing (2011)

Documentary

7.6
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A documentary about the allegedly conspiratorial killing of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Fayed

Director: Keith Allen | Stars: Keith Allen, Piers Morgan, Mohamed Al-Fayed, Howard Stern

Votes: 269

39. Farewell Mr. Kringle (2010 TV Movie)

83 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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A magazine journalist who no longer celebrates Christmas visits the quaint town of Mistletoe to blog about an inspirational - albeit questionably delusional - man who parades around pretending to be the real Santa Claus.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Christine Taylor, Christopher Wiehl, William Morgan Sheppard, Lin Shaye

Votes: 381

40. The Man Who Saved Christmas (2002 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Family

6.6
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A.C. Gilbert figures out a way to keep Christmas alive after the war threatens to take it away in his name.

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson | Stars: Jason Alexander, Kelly Rowan, Ari Cohen, C. David Johnson

Votes: 395

41. Les 3 font la paire (1957)

85 min | Comedy, Crime

6.9
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Director: Sacha Guitry | Stars: Michel Simon, Sophie Desmarets, Philippe Nicaud, Jean Rigaux

Votes: 69

42. One Step to Eternity (1954)

95 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.4
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Francois Roques, a power-and-money-mad editor of a Paris newspaper (who justifies his actions by calling attention to his poverty-stricken childhood), invites four women to a housewarming ... See full summary »

Director: Henri Decoin | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Michel Auclair, Corinne Calvet, Gérard Buhr

Votes: 73

43. The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)
Episode: A Solitary Place (1979)

TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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In Mexico, David 'Baily' has secluded himself from other people to keep his rage in check. But Gail Collins, another doctor on the run stumbles upon his hiding place. Now McGee and others are looking for both of them.

Director: Jeffrey Hayden | Stars: Bill Bixby, Jack Colvin, Lou Ferrigno, Kathryn Leigh Scott

Votes: 58

44. Bewitched (1964–1972)
Episode: Baby's First Paragraph (1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.8
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After Endora hears Gladys rant about how smart her nephew is, she casts a spell and has the infant Tabitha talking.

Director: William Asher | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Agnes Moorehead, Alice Pearce

Votes: 151

45. Bad Girls (1999–2006)
Episode: Common Criminal (2001)

Crime, Drama

7.8
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No-one takes kindly to Charlotte, the supercilious new arrival on G Wing. Crystal is back at Larkhall after being framed by Shell, and the devious Di is appointed as her personal officer. A newspaper reporter makes a deal with Buki.

Director: Mike Adams | Stars: Joanne Mitchell, Kate Steavenson-Payne, Sara Lloyd, Paul Opacic

Votes: 12

46. 24 (2001–2010)
Episode: Day 5: 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. (2006)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.2
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The Russian and US Presidents are set to sign an anti-terror treaty when assassinations rock Los Angeles, a call from a distressed Chloe forces Jack into action and President Logan's wife believes there may be a conspiracy.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Kim Raver, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard

Votes: 1,054

47. Rapport till himlen (1994)
Episode: Episode #1.3 (1994)

59 min | Drama

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Victor is the suspected murderer on the run, hiding in the deep freezer of the Ice Cream Palace.

Director: Ulf Malmros | Stars: Johan Widerberg, Lina Englund, Stellan Skarsgård, Kjell Bergqvist

48. Bad Girls (1999–2006)
Episode: Episode #7.6 (2005)

Crime, Drama

6.8
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Sylvia's in a quandary over Aunty Margaret's will stipulation, unaware of Malcolm's gold digging intentions. Buxton enlists Janine's help to get out of lock up. Kerrigan wastes no time exacting revenge on Sister Thomas.

Director: Laurence Moody | Stars: Liz May Brice, Philip McGough, Helen Fraser, Jack Ellis

Votes: 8

49. EastEnders (1985– )
Episode: Episode dated 26 September 1996 (1996)

TV-PG | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Director: Nigel Douglas | Stars: Michelle Collins, Adam Woodyatt, Steve McFadden, Gillian Taylforth

50. Good Morning Britain (2014– )
Episode: Episode dated 6 March 2017 (2017)

News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Piers Morgan, Susanna Reid, Jonathan Swain, David Arnold