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1. The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

PG-13 | 179 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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88 Metascore

While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.

Writers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair, Peter Jackson | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom

2. Lord of War (2005)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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62 Metascore

An arms dealer confronts the morality of his work as he is being chased by an Interpol agent.

Writer: Andrew Niccol | Director: Andrew Niccol | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Ethan Hawke, Jared Leto, Bridget Moynahan

3. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.2
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A former Australian policeman is rescued by a tribe of children when he is banished from a desert town and sent into the desert to die by the desert town's evil queen.

Writers: Terry Hayes, George Miller | Directors: George Miller, George Ogilvie | Stars: Mel Gibson, Tina Turner, Bruce Spence, Adam Cockburn

4. The Divide (2011)

R | 112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.8
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28 Metascore

Survivors of a nuclear attack are grouped together for days in the basement of their apartment building, where fear and dwindling supplies wear away at their dynamic.

Writers: Karl Mueller, Eron Sheean | Director: Xavier Gens | Stars: Lauren German, Michael Biehn, Milo Ventimiglia, Courtney B. Vance

5. The War of the Worlds (1953)

Approved | 85 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.1
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The film adaptation of the H.G.Wells story told on radio of the invasion of Earth by Martians.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Barré Lyndon | Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite

6. Digimon: Digital Monsters (1999–2003)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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A group of young teens is unexpectedly sent to the mysterious Digital World and paired up with their own powerful, morphing monster called the Digimon. Together the entire group set out on an adventure to fight evil and save the world.

Stars: Steve Blum, Tifanie Christun, Mona Marshall, Derek Stephen Prince

7. Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.4
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An ex-mercenary is forced out of isolation when three mysterious men kidnap and brainwash the city's children afflicted with the Geostigma disease.

Writer: Kazushige Nojima | Directors: Tetsuya Nomura, Takeshi Nozue | Stars: Takahiro Sakurai, Ayumi Itô, Shotaro Morikubo, Maaya Sakamoto

8. Impostor (2001)

R | 95 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller, Action

6.2
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33 Metascore

In the future, an alien race uses androids as bombs to attack Earth. A government weapons specialist is accused of being one such android and sets out to prove his innocence.

Writers: Philip K. Dick, Scott Rosenberg, Caroline Case, Ehren Kruger, David Twohy | Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: Shane Brolly, Vincent D'Onofrio, Gary Sinise, Madeleine Stowe

9. Dragon Age II (2011 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.5
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The medieval world of Thedas is invaded by demonic Darkspawn. Hawke and Hawke's family are saved by a powerful mysterious witch Flemeth. They end up in a foreign city where racial, religious and political tensions threaten to tear it apart.

Writers: Ferret Baudoin, Jennifer Brandes Hepler, Sheryl Chee, David Gaider, Mary Kirby, Lukas Kristjanson | Director: Mark Darrah | Stars: Jo Wyatt, Nicholas Boulton, Adam Howden, Joanna Roth

10. Casshern (2004)

142 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.2
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Live-action sci-fi movie based on a 1973 Japanese animé of the same name (Shinzo Ningen Casshân). Theme song by Utada Hikaru.

Writers: Kazuaki Kiriya, Dai Satô, Shotaro Suga, Tatsuo Yoshida | Director: Kazuaki Kiriya | Stars: Yûsuke Iseya, Kumiko Asô, Akira Terao, Kanako Higuchi

11. Texas Rangers (2001)

PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.1
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29 Metascore

A ragtag group of youngsters band together after the American Civil War to form the Texas Rangers, a group charged with the dangerous, ruthless duty of cleaning up the West.

Writers: George Durham, Scott Busby, Martin Copeland | Director: Steve Miner | Stars: James Van Der Beek, Rachael Leigh Cook, Ashton Kutcher, Dylan McDermott

12. Harrison's Flowers (2000)

R | 121 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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49 Metascore

When a Newsweek photojournalist disappears in war-torn Yugoslavia, his wife travels to Europe to find him.

Writers: Isabel Ellsen, Élie Chouraqui, Didier Le Pêcheur, Michael Katims | Director: Élie Chouraqui | Stars: Andie MacDowell, Scott Anton, Elias Koteas, Brendan Gleeson

13. Mother Night (1996)

R | 114 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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An American spy behind the lines during WWII serves as a Nazi propagandist, a role he cannot escape in his future life as he can never reveal his real role in the war.

Writers: Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Robert B. Weide | Director: Keith Gordon | Stars: Nick Nolte, Sheryl Lee, Alan Arkin, Bernard Behrens

14. Darby's Rangers (1958)

Approved | 121 min | Action, War, Drama

6.4
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The lives, loves, and battles of fictional characters in the Army's First Ranger Battalion during WWII.

Writers: Guy Trosper, James J. Altieri | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: James Garner, Etchika Choureau, Jack Warden, Edd Byrnes

15. Salt of This Sea (2008)

Unrated | 109 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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43 Metascore

A romantic drama about a working-class woman and her experiences traveling back home.

Writer: Annemarie Jacir | Director: Annemarie Jacir | Stars: Suheir Hammad, Saleh Bakri, Riyad Ideis, Dana Drigov

16. The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.9
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A World War II widow seeks to adjust to life in postwar Germany.

Writers: Pea Fröhlich, Peter Märthesheimer, Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Hanna Schygulla, Klaus Löwitsch, Ivan Desny, Gisela Uhlen

17. Aimee & Jaguar (1999)

125 min | Romance, Drama, War

7.3
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72 Metascore

Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of ... See full summary »

Writers: Max Färberböck, Rona Munro | Director: Max Färberböck | Stars: Maria Schrader, Juliane Köhler, Johanna Wokalek, Heike Makatsch

18. Chôjin densetsu Urotsukidôji (1989 Video)

Unrated | 108 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

6.4
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When Overfiend is found and born in a human, he will remake the world to something more of his liking! Ripping the boundaries of the three universes (worlds) apart, it's clear that little ... See full summary »

Writers: Shô Aikawa, Michael Lawrence, Toshio Maeda | Director: Hideki Takayama | Stars: Christopher Courage, Rebel Joy, Bill Timoney, Lucy Morales

19. Zozo (2005)

105 min | Drama, War

6.7
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A Lebanese boy gets separated from his family during the civil war and ends up in Sweden.

Writer: Josef Fares | Director: Josef Fares | Stars: Imad Creidi, Antoinette Turk, Elias Gergi, Carmen Lebbos

20. Murderers Among Us (1946)

85 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.6
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After returning from a concentration camp, Susanne finds an ex-soldier living in her apartment. Together the two try to move past their experiences during WWII.

Writer: Wolfgang Staudte | Director: Wolfgang Staudte | Stars: Hildegard Knef, Elly Burgmer, Erna Sellmer, Hilde Adolphi

21. Wicked City (1987)

Unrated | 82 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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There has been peace between the worlds of the mortals and the supernatural for centuries, but the balance is now being threatened. The Radical elements from the Supernatural world are ... See full summary »

Writers: Kisei Choo, Hideyuki Kikuchi, Gregory Snegoff | Director: Yoshiaki Kawajiri | Stars: Yûsaku Yara, Gregory Snegoff, Stuart Milligan, Toshiko Fujita

22. Bulletstorm (2011 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Bulletstorm takes place in the 26th century, where the Confederation of Planets are protected by a secret black-ops army called Dead Echo. The story follows space pirate Grayson Hunt, ... See full summary »

Writer: Rick Remender | Director: James D. Mortellaro | Stars: Steve Blum, Andrew Kishino, Jennifer Hale, Chris Cox

23. The Goebbels Experiment (2005)

108 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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67 Metascore

Through archival footage and dramatic readings of his personal writings, the life of Nazi Germany's Propaganda Minister, Josef Goebbels, is examined.

Writers: Lutz Hachmeister, Michael Kloft | Director: Lutz Hachmeister | Stars: Udo Samel, Kenneth Branagh, Heinrich Brüning, Winston Churchill

24. Barefoot Gen (1983)

83 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

8.1
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A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a disturbing story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy's life and the lives of the Japanese people.

Writer: Keiji Nakazawa | Director: Mori Masaki | Stars: Issei Miyazaki, Catherine Battistone, Yoshie Shimamura, Iona Morris

25. Germany Year Zero (1948)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama

7.9
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Edmund, a young boy who lives in war-devastated Germany after the Second World War has to do all kinds of work and tricks to help his family in getting food and barely survive. One day he ... See full summary »

Writers: Roberto Rossellini, Carlo Lizzani, Max Kolpé, Sergio Amidei | Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Edmund Moeschke, Ernst Pittschau, Ingetraud Hinze, Franz-Otto Krüger

26. Robot Monster (1953)

Approved | 66 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.9
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The monstrous Ro-Man attempts to annihilate the last family alive on Earth, but finds himself falling for their beautiful daughter.

Writer: Wyott Ordung | Director: Phil Tucker | Stars: George Nader, Gregory Moffett, Claudia Barrett, Selena Royle

27. The Man Between (1953)

100 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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In the Post-World War II, the British Susanne Mallison travels to Berlin to visit her older brother Martin Mallison, a military that has married the German Bettina Mallison. The naive ... See full summary »

Writers: Walter Ebert, Harry Kurnitz | Director: Carol Reed | Stars: James Mason, Claire Bloom, Hildegard Knef, Geoffrey Toone

28. Joe and Max (2002 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.8
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True story of boxers Joe Louis and Max Schmeling and their enduring friendship.

Writer: Jason Horwitch | Director: Steve James | Stars: Til Schweiger, Leonard Roberts, Richard Roundtree, David Paymer

29. Taking Sides (2001)

108 min | Drama, Music, War

7.2
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61 Metascore

A tale based on the life of Wilhelm Furtwangler, the controversial conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic whose tenure coincided with the controversial Nazi era. One of the most spectacular ... See full summary »

Writer: Ronald Harwood | Director: István Szabó | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Stellan Skarsgård, Moritz Bleibtreu, Birgit Minichmayr

30. Agent Aika (1997 Video)

Unrated | 210 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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From the creator of Project A-Ko! She's sexy, suave and sophisticated, but she's no bimbo. She's a martial arts expert and a jet fighter pilot with the body of a supermodel.

Writers: Ken'ichi Kanemaki, Tohru Mutaguchi, Katsuhiko Nishijima, Katsumi Teratô | Director: Katsuhiko Nishijima | Stars: Rei Sakuma, Hiroko Konishi, Tarô Arakawa, Rei Asahina

31. Gilgamesh (2003–2004)

TV-14 | Animation

7.0
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Set in a future where the sky has been changed into a giant mirror, two teenage children are caught in a struggle between a group of super-powered beings and a mysterious woman's team of children aiming to stop them.

Stars: Blake Shepard, Alice Fulks, Andrew Love, Brittney Karbowski

32. D-Day 6.6.1944 (2004 TV Movie)

120 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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Dramatised documentary, based on the experiences of the soldiers who invaded France in the D-Day Normandy Landings on 6 June 1944 which were instrumental in ending World War II.

Writer: Andrew Bampfield | Directors: Richard Dale, Kim Bour, Pamela Gordon, Sally Weale | Stars: Ian Holm, David Lyon, Lacy Moore, Graham McTavish

33. Hue and Cry (1947)

82 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.0
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A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies by cunningly altering a comic strip's wording each week, unknown to writer and printer. The first of the Ealing ... See full summary »

Writer: T.E.B. Clarke | Director: Charles Crichton | Stars: Alastair Sim, Frederick Piper, Harry Fowler, Vida Hope

34. Decision Before Dawn (1951)

Unrated | 119 min | Drama, War

7.4
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As the US Army approaches Nazi Germany, they recruit German prisoners to spy behind German lines.

Writers: Peter Viertel, George Howe | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Richard Basehart, Gary Merrill, Oskar Werner, Hildegard Knef

35. The Silent City (2006)

7 min | Short, Sci-Fi, War

6.9
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Writer: Ruairi Robinson | Director: Ruairi Robinson | Stars: Don Wycherley, Garvan McGrath, Cillian Murphy

36. Thomas the Impostor (1965)

94 min | Drama

6.7
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In the First World War, when Paris is expected to fall to the Germans, the attractive widow, Princesse de Bormes, organises a convoy of cars to evacuate the wounded from the front, and ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Cocteau, Michel Worms, Georges Franju, Raphael Cluzel | Director: Georges Franju | Stars: Emmanuelle Riva, Jean Servais, Fabrice Rouleau, Sophie Darès

37. Deluge (1933)

70 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.0
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A massive earthquake strikes the United States, which destroys the West Coast and unleashes a massive flood that threatens to destroy the East Coast as well.

Writers: Warren Duff, S. Fowler Wright, John F. Goodrich | Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Peggy Shannon, Lois Wilson, Sidney Blackmer, Lane Chandler

38. Urotsukidôji IV (1994 Video)

Unrated | 135 min | Animation, Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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It is the age of the Overfiend, and flesh-hungry monsters rule the Earth. Immortal half-demon Amano Jyaku travels the wasteland, witness to the rape and torture of the human race. The last ... See full summary »

Writer: Toshio Maeda | Director: Hideki Takayama | Stars: S. Watkins, Robert Blue, Bat Mackeral, Michael Maizahevi

39. The Ritchie Boys (2004)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

7.5
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76 Metascore

During WWII, the U.S. formed an elite intelligence unit -- mostly German Jewish academics -- at Camp Ritchie, Maryland. Tasked with devising ways to break the morale of the SS, these men ... See full summary »

Writer: Christian Bauer | Director: Christian Bauer | Stars: Michael Hanrahan, Werner Angress, Victor Brombert, Marlene Dietrich

40. Wohin und zurück - Teil 3: Welcome in Vienna (1986 TV Movie)

127 min | Drama

7.4
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In the conclusion of Axel Corti's trilogy (following God Does Not Believe In Us Anymore and Santa Fe) Freddy, a Viennese Jew who emigrated to New York after Hitler's invasion, and Adler, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Axel Corti, Georg Stefan Troller | Director: Axel Corti | Stars: Gabriel Barylli, Nicolas Brieger, Claudia Messner, Karlheinz Hackl

41. Life Goes On (2002 TV Movie)

86 min | Documentary, War

6.0
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The absurd and often surrealistic story of the last propaganda film of the Third Reich.

Writers: Hans-Christoph Blumenberg, Mark Cairns, Carl Schmitt | Director: Mark Cairns | Stars: Dieter Moor, Hans Abich, Günther Anders, Frank Brückner

42. San Francisco: Aftermath of Earthquake (1906)

1 min | Documentary, Short, History

6.6
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Footage shot not long after the 1906 earthquake in San Francisco is edited together so that more than one scene and more than one vantage are included. We see fire raging. We see burned-out... See full summary »

43. Shadow Dancer (1990 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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A young ninja and his dog take on the thugs of the Neo-Zeed Corporation and their boss the Union Lizard.

44. Aisheen (Still Alive in Gaza) (2010)

86 min | Documentary, Family

7.7
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'War is hell for everyone, especially for kids. That's been the message of countless documentaries over the decades, and 'Still Alive in Gaza' is the latest addition to the roster. A ... See full summary »

Writers: Béatrice Guelpa, Nicolas Wadimoff | Director: Nicolas Wadimoff

45. The Great Baltimore Fire (II) (1904)

Documentary, Short

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Showing a true picture of that great conflagration where the entire business portion of the City of Baltimore was totally destroyed, but fortunately no lives were lost. This was the first ... See full summary »

46. R-Type (1987 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

7.5
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A side-scrolling space-shooter featuring various power-ups and bio-mechanical enemies.

47. Robert Capa: The Man Who Believed His Own Legend (2004 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

6.5
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Robert Capa has been the icon of a whole generation of photo journalists and embodies the very spirit of adventure: a romantic hero, a legendary photographer with a tragic end. Yet, very ... See full summary »

Writer: Gérard Miller | Director: Patrick Jeudy | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Robert Capa, Clark Gable, Christine Gagnieux

48. Galveston Disaster (I) (1900)

Documentary, Short

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A panoramic view looking North on 13th Street from Broadway, showing St. Mary's University and the Church of the Sacred Heart. Men are seen searching the ruins for bodies.

49. Válvula de luz (1997)

44 min | Sci-Fi, Short

6.3
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Alienation and anger in modern society resulting in apocalypse.

Writer: Miguel Coyula | Director: Miguel Coyula | Stars: Ivan Botello, Romel Orta, Yaima Diaz, Carlos Quintela

50. Bio-Ship Paladin (1990 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

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