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1. The Lion King (1994)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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83 Metascore

Lion cub and future king Simba searches for his identity. His eagerness to please others and penchant for testing his boundaries sometimes gets him into trouble.

Directors: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones, Whoopi Goldberg

Votes: 741,396 | Gross: $312.90M

2. Frozen (I) (2013)

PG | 102 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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74 Metascore

When the newly-crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.

Directors: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee | Stars: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad

Votes: 474,101 | Gross: $400.74M

3. Futurama (1999–2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.5
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Fry, a pizza guy, is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999.

Stars: Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 176,969

4. Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

PG | 130 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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44 Metascore

A frustrated circus magician from Kansas is transported to a magical land called Oz, where he will have to fulfill a prophecy to become the king, and release the land from the Wicked Witches using his great (but fake) powers.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Mila Kunis

Votes: 185,389 | Gross: $234.91M

5. Final Destination (2000)

R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

6.7
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36 Metascore

After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.

Director: James Wong | Stars: Devon Sawa, Ali Larter, Kerr Smith, Kristen Cloke

Votes: 197,386 | Gross: $53.33M

6. Cowboy Bebop (1998–2003)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.9
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The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.

Stars: Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara, Steve Blum

Votes: 64,070

7. Across the Universe (2007)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

7.4
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56 Metascore

The music of The Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.

Director: Julie Taymor | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs

Votes: 97,485 | Gross: $24.34M

8. Michael Clayton (2007)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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82 Metascore

A law firm brings in its "fixer" to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multibillion-dollar class action suit.

Director: Tony Gilroy | Stars: George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson, Michael O'Keefe

Votes: 142,781 | Gross: $49.03M

9. Final Destination 5 (2011)

R | 92 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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50 Metascore

Survivors of a suspension-bridge collapse learn there's no way you can cheat Death.

Director: Steven Quale | Stars: Nicholas D'Agosto, Emma Bell, Arlen Escarpeta, Miles Fisher

Votes: 91,364 | Gross: $42.59M

10. Final Destination 2 (2003)

R | 90 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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38 Metascore

When Kimberly has a violent premonition of a highway pileup she blocks the freeway, keeping a few others meant to die, safe...Or are they? The survivors mysteriously start dying and it's up to Kimberly to stop it before she's next.

Director: David R. Ellis | Stars: A.J. Cook, Ali Larter, Tony Todd, Michael Landes

Votes: 131,276 | Gross: $46.96M

11. The Jacket (2005)

R | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.1
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44 Metascore

A Gulf war veteran is wrongly sent to a mental institution for insane criminals, where he becomes the object of a doctor's experiments, and his life is completely affected by them.

Director: John Maybury | Stars: Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, Daniel Craig, Kris Kristofferson

Votes: 99,174 | Gross: $6.30M

12. Final Destination 3 (2006)

R | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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41 Metascore

A student's premonition of a deadly rollercoaster ride saves her life and a lucky few, but not from Death itself, which seeks out those who escaped their fate.

Director: James Wong | Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ryan Merriman, Kris Lemche, Alexz Johnson

Votes: 112,371 | Gross: $54.10M

13. L.A. Noire (2011 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

8.8
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Cole Phelps, a war hero and rookie cop, moves up the ranks and solves dark cases in 1940s Los Angeles.

Director: Brendan McNamara | Stars: Aaron Staton, Michael McGrady, Adam J. Harrington, Sean McGowan

Votes: 11,913

14. Kôdo giasu: Hangyaku no rurûshu (2006–2012)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.7
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The Empire of Britannia has invaded Japan using giant robot weapons called Knightmare Frames. Japan is now referred to as Area 11, and its people the 11's. A Britannian who was living in ... See full summary »

Stars: Johnny Yong Bosch, Yuri Lowenthal, Jun Fukuyama, Yukana Nogami

Votes: 33,947

15. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

9.5
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After escaping execution, the last living Dragonborn must grow in strength and power to defeat the dragons that have once again begun to plague the land of Skyrim.

Director: Todd Howard | Stars: Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Joan Allen, Michael Hogan

Votes: 19,890

16. Batman: Arkham City (2011 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Crime

9.5
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When part of Gotham is turned into a private reserve for criminals known as Arkham City, all hell is sure to break loose, and the Dark Knight is the only one who can stop it.

Director: Sefton Hill | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, David Kaye, Carlos Alazraqui

Votes: 20,986

17. The Eye (2008)

PG-13 | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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36 Metascore

A woman receives an eye transplant that allows her to see into the supernatural world.

Directors: David Moreau, Xavier Palud | Stars: Jessica Alba, Alessandro Nivola, Parker Posey, Rade Serbedzija

Votes: 46,892 | Gross: $31.42M

18. Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001)

R | 115 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.9
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61 Metascore

A terrorist explosion releases a deadly virus on the masses, and it's up the bounty-hunting Bebop crew to catch the cold-blooded culprit.

Directors: Shinichirô Watanabe, Tensai Okamura, Hiroyuki Okiura, Yoshiyuki Takei | Stars: Beau Billingslea, Melissa Fahn, Nicholas Guest, Kôichi Yamadera

Votes: 35,747 | Gross: $1.00M

19. Ergo Proxy (2006)

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime

8.1
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In a post-apocalyptic future humans live in peace with androids in a domed city. However, a strange series of murders has intruded into bored inspector Re-l Mayer's life.

Stars: Kôji Yusa, Akiko Yajima, Rachel Hirschfeld, Liam O'Brien

Votes: 9,546

20. Stairway to Heaven (1946)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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A British wartime aviator who cheats death must argue for his life before a celestial court.

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: David Niven, Kim Hunter, Robert Coote, Kathleen Byron

Votes: 15,348

21. The Godfather (2006 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Set in New York from 1945-1955, Players will join the Corleone family as "soliders" and work their way up the ranks through loyalty, fear, and any number of illegal activities. The goal is to become Don of your own mafia family.

Director: Peter Mitchell Rubin | Stars: Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, James Caan, Abe Vigoda

Votes: 2,924

22. Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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A wily old codger matches wits with the king of the leprechauns and helps play matchmaker for his daughter and the strapping lad who has replaced him as caretaker.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro, Sean Connery, Jimmy O'Dea

Votes: 5,706

23. Happy Tree Friends (II) (1999– )

TV-14 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror

7.0
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A series of horrible sudden deaths keep happening to a group of creatures caused by themselves doing the most stupid things.

Stars: David Winn, Ellen Connell, Warren Graff, Kenn Navarro

Votes: 14,799

24. Down to Earth (2001)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.4
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32 Metascore

After dying before his time, an aspiring black comic gets a second shot at life - by being placed in the body of a wealthy white businessman.

Directors: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz | Stars: Chris Rock, Regina King, Chazz Palminteri, Eugene Levy

Votes: 19,899 | Gross: $64.19M

25. Munemoshune no musume tachi (2008– )

TV-MA | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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Rin Asogi runs a private investigation agency in Tokyo's Shinjuku district, performing odd jobs ranging from finding lost pets to hunting rare stamps in order to get by. Yet despite ... See full summary »

Stars: Chris Cason, Jamie Marchi, Mamiko Noto, Rie Kugimiya

Votes: 1,389

26. Mafia II (2010 Video Game)

M | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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The chronicles of Vito Scalletta, a young Italian immigrant who joins the Italian mafia, but soon gets in over his head when illegal drug dealing and deception take place.

Stars: Rick Pasqualone, Robert Costanzo, Ray Iannicelli, Roger Rose

Votes: 6,628

27. Outlaw Star (1998– )

TV-MA | 650 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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The adventures of an outlaw crew of an advanced starship.

Stars: Ayako Kawasumi, Bob Buchholz, Bridget Hoffman, Emilie de Azevedo Brown

Votes: 2,979

28. Afterwards (2008)

R | 104 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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Nathan, a brilliant New York lawyer who leads a life of professional success, but his private life is pretty dismal since he divorced Claire, his only love. Until he meets Doctor Kay, a ... See full summary »

Director: Gilles Bourdos | Stars: Romain Duris, John Malkovich, Evangeline Lilly, Pascale Bussières

Votes: 3,370

29. Panti & Sutokkingu with Gâtâberuto (2010)

TV-MA | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.8
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Two Angels, Panty and Stocking, are kicked out of Heaven for bad behaviour and sent Ghost hunting by Garterbelt, a Priest of Daten City.

Stars: Jamie Marchi, Arisa Ogasawara, Mariya Ise, Kôji Ishii

Votes: 1,059

30. Blue Gender (1999–2000)

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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The year is 2031, and after being in cold-sleep for twenty-two years, Yuji Kaido wakes up in the middle of a war for human survival against giant insects called the Blue, who have overrun ... See full summary »

Stars: Tomohisa Asô, Laura Bailey, Houko Kuwashima, Kenji Nojima

Votes: 938

31. The Clink of Ice (2010)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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An alcoholic writer is visited by an incarnation of his cancer.

Director: Bertrand Blier | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Albert Dupontel, Anne Alvaro, Myriam Boyer

Votes: 1,897

32. The Ghostmaker (2012)

R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.9
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A group of friends use an ancient coffin to experience the world as ghosts. Inspired by true events.

Director: Mauro Borrelli | Stars: Aaron Dean Eisenberg, Liz Fenning, J. Walter Holland, Jared Grey

Votes: 1,884

33. The Sims 3 (2009 Video Game)

T | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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In the Sims 1 & 2 you were in your house all day. But now, you can step out of your neighborhood for the first time ever in The Sims 3.

Director: Will Wright | Stars: Khary Payton, Elisa Gabrielli, Georgie Kidder, William Salyers

Votes: 1,603

34. Mai-HiME (2004–2005)

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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A group a school girls discover that they have been given the ability to materialize weapons and control robotic beasts called Children to stop an evil organization from their plans of domination. Meanwhile, a darker plot thickens.

Stars: Carol-Anne Day, Caitlynne Medrek, Wendy Morrison, Jordan Schartner

Votes: 657

35. The Sims 2 (2004 Video Game)

T | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.5
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The sequel to one of the most successful PC games of all-time: The Sims (2000). In The Sims 2, players have a wide range of new options, socials, objects and lots more. The game is more ... See full summary »

Director: Will Wright | Stars: David Boat, Jack Conte, Zoe Galvez, Roger Jackson

Votes: 2,297

36. The Sims (2000 Video Game)

T | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.0
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"The Sims" is a close up look at a family of Will Wright's critically acclaimed "Sim City" series. In this game you create a family of "Sims" and build a house for them on the lot they are ... See full summary »

Director: Will Wright | Stars: Gerri Lawlor, Stephen Kearin, Sean O'Connor, Laurel McCarl Kapros

Votes: 1,578

37. Kimi ga nozomu eien (2003–2004)

TV-14 | 341 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Follows complicated love life of Takayuki Narumi, a male high school student.

Stars: Kishô Taniyama, Masaki Anzou, Minami Kuribayashi, Chiaki Takahashi

Votes: 802

38. Madlax (2004– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.3
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A very beautiful and sensuous blonde assassin with supernatural gunfighting skills, accepts killing contracts, and fights against a brutal oppressive army.

Stars: Sanae Kobayashi, Satsuki Yukino, Kelly Manison, Nancy Novotny

Votes: 272

39. Zzikhimyeon jukneunda (2000)

94 min | Horror, Thriller

4.5
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This is the classic tale of misfit high school students taking a prank too far, resulting in the death of a classmate (or at least it seems). After burying him alive and torching him, he ... See full summary »

Directors: Gi-hun Kim, Jong-seok Kim | Stars: Seong-min Kang, Eun-hye Park, Jae-hwan Ahn, Min Jung

Votes: 203

40. Sundo (2009)

R | 161 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.8
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Seven passengers on a trip to Manila escape death and their respective "sundo" by a twist of fate. Soon, they realize that the price they have to pay for gambling with the spirit of tragedy... See full summary »

Director: Topel Lee | Stars: Robin Padilla, Sunshine Dizon, Rhian Ramos, Katrina Halili

Votes: 66

41. Mai otome (2005– )

Animation, Action, Adventure

7.4
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My-Otome's story takes place in the distant future on the planet Earl, colonized by immigrants from Earth centuries ago. "Old technology" has survived in the form of nanomachines that allow... See full summary »

Stars: Mika Kikuchi, Kiyomi Asai, Kumiko Higa, Akira Ishida

Votes: 142

42. Black & White (2001 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.1
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You are a god of a land known as Eden, you choose a creature, which you must train and look after. As you progress through the story, your creature will increase in size and knowledge. Your... See full summary »

Director: Peter Molyneux | Stars: Marc Silk, Shelley Blond, Hugo Myatt, Earl Boen

Votes: 279

43. Muzikant a smrt (1984)

9 min | Animation, Short, Family

8.1
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A paraphrase on the folk tales about the outwitted Death. This one is a story of a folk musician who plays his violin so well that Death lights a new life candle for him.

Director: Lubomir Benes

Votes: 55

44. Miracle: Menantang Maut (2007)

98 min | Horror, Thriller

3.2
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Kinar got alphabetic code KITA MATI that indicates the upcoming deaths of herself and everyone with initial in the code

Director: Helfi C.H. Kardit | Stars: Abimana Aryasatya, Ivy Batuta, Nadila Ernesta, Lian Firman

Votes: 12

45. Cutting Veggies (2012)

Short, Drama

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A man comes home to his seemingly happy girlfriend, unaware of the intentions she has in mind after discovering some very dark secrets about her lover.

Director: Wes Calimer | Stars: Josh Margulies, Samantha Novak

46. Saved by a Keyhole (1927)

Animation, Short, Comedy

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47. Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town (2010– )
Episode: Dead Man Walking (2010)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.9
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Death has three more murders listed to commit before he leaves Shuckton. One of those is Ricky, who has been one of his targets since he arrived in town. Death reveals why he has been after... See full summary »

Director: Kelly Makin | Stars: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

Votes: 14

48. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: Dig That Cat... He's Real Gone (1989)

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.6
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A bum displays his ability to resurrect himself.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: John Kassir, Joe Pantoliano, Robert Wuhl, Kathleen York

Votes: 830

49. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Execution (1960)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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When a 20th-century scientist tests out his time machine he accidentally retrieves a 19th-century murderer - saving him from the hangman's noose. Unaware of the man's history, the two attempt to acclimatize him to his new surroundings.

Director: David Orrick McDearmon | Stars: Albert Salmi, Russell Johnson, Than Wyenn, George Mitchell

Votes: 1,287

50. Night Visions (2001– )
Episode: If a Tree Falls.../The Occupant (2001)

Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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Three college friends drown in a lake and discover that they can still live as long as no one learns of their death. / Who keeps moving Mary's things and making noises in her house? Is someone invading her home, or is it all in her mind?

Directors: Joe Dante, Po-Chih Leong | Stars: Erica Carroll, Ed Evanko, Bridget Fonda, Anthony Harrison

Votes: 58