Most Popular "Cliffhanger" Titles
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1. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
PG-13 | 161 min | Adventure, Fantasy
The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring.
Votes: 481,431 | Gross: $258.36M
2. Batman Begins (2005)
PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure
After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.
Votes: 975,855 | Gross: $205.34M
3. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)
TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.
4. 24 (2001–2010)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.
PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones' service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well.
Votes: 520,133 | Gross: $423.03M
6. Battlestar Galactica (2004–2009)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
7. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
PG | 153 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as "the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.
Votes: 320,090 | Gross: $301.96M
8. Batman (1966–1968)
TV-G | 25 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Caped Crusader battles evildoers in Gotham City in a bombastic 1960s parody of the comic book hero's exploits.
9. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there while another team approaches with another agenda.
Votes: 277,029 | Gross: $229.07M
10. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space.
12. Silent Hill: Revelation 3D (2012)
R | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
When her father disappears, Heather Mason is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since childhood.
Votes: 49,709 | Gross: $17.53M
13. North by Northwest (1959)
Approved | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.
14. The Rocketeer (1991)
PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high flying masked hero.
Votes: 43,548 | Gross: $46.70M
15. Cliffhanger (1993)
R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.
Votes: 95,785 | Gross: $84.05M
16. The Italian Job (1969)
G | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Comic caper movie about a plan to steal a gold shipment from the streets of Turin by creating a traffic jam.
17. Flowers in the Attic (2014 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 86 min | Thriller
After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother.
18. Vantage Point (2008)
PG-13 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Votes: 127,282 | Gross: $72.27M
19. Maverick (1994)
PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief.
Votes: 82,240 | Gross: $101.63M
20. All Cheerleaders Die (2013)
Not Rated | 89 min | Fantasy, Horror
A rebel girl signs up a group of cheerleaders to help her take down the captain of their high school football team, but a supernatural turn of events thrusts the girls into a different battle.
22. The Good Son (1993)
R | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of violent behavior.
Votes: 28,222 | Gross: $44.59M
23. Batman (1943)
Approved | 260 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Japanese spymaster Prince Daka operates a covert espionage organization located in Gotham City's now-deserted Little Tokyo which turns American scientists into pliable zombies.
24. Invasion (2005–2006)
60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
In the aftermath of a hurricane, a Florida Park Ranger and his family deal with strange occurrences, including luminescent creatures in the water and people that somehow seem to have ... See full summary »
25. Beyond Paradise (2016)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Romance
Haunted by a tragic past, Shahrzad, a stunning music student, flees her homeland and ends up in an estranged marriage in Los Angeles, where her piano teacher's lover sparks a passion in her that threatens to destroy everything.
26. Ergo Proxy (2006– )
TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Crime
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.
29. Night of the Wild (2015 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 89 min | Horror
In a seemingly quiet town a mysterious meteor shower produces a sinister green meteorite that seems to have a dangerous effect on the dogs that who once were the kind well-behaved dogs we ... See full summary »
30. Sapphire & Steel (1979–1982)
30 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Complex, involved science-fiction series about a special force of interdimensional operatives whose task is to protect the universe from evil forces trying to gain a foothold by disrupting ... See full summary »
31. Captain America (1944)
Approved | 244 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.
Writers: Royal K. Cole, Ronald Davidson, Basil Dickey, Jesse Duffy, Harry L. Fraser, Grant Nelson, Joseph F. Poland | Directors: Elmer Clifton, John English | Stars: Dick Purcell, Lorna Gray, Lionel Atwill, Charles Trowbridge
32. Stop Susan Williams (1979– )
20 min | Action, Drama
Stop Susan Williams was part of the Cliff Hangers TV series which featured three revolving serials. Susan Williams is a journalist whose investigation of her reporter brother's murder takes... See full summary »
33. Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)
Passed | 216 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
To protect a magic talisman from being used for evil, a boy is given the power to become an adult superhero with a single magic word.
Writers: Ronald Davidson, Norman S. Hall, Arch Heath, Joseph F. Poland, Sol Shor | Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Tom Tyler, Frank Coghlan Jr., William 'Billy' Benedict, Louise Currie
34. The Phantom (1943)
Passed | 299 min | Action, Adventure
Professor Davidson (Frank Shannon) and his daughter Diana (Jeanne Bates) search Africa for the Lost City of Zoloz, reputed to be the source of a large hidden treasure. Also searching is a ... See full summary »
35. The Adventures of Paula Peril (2014)
82 min | Adventure
Sexy and determined reporter Paula "Peril" Perillo investigates brutal mobsters and supernatural villains.
36. The Crimson Ghost (1946)
Approved | 167 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A criminal mastermind known as The Crimson Ghost is out to steal a device called the Cyclotrode, which can short-circuit all electrical current on the planet.
37. Atom Man vs. Superman (1950)
Approved | 252 min | Sci-Fi
Superman battles Lex Luthor who is using a teleportation device and a new identity as Atom Man in his criminal plans.
38. Automaton Transfusion (2006)
75 min | Horror
Three teens find themselves in a town over run with zombies. Deciding to fight back, they go on a punch you in the throat, action packed, non stop ride through the city, woods, and schools.
39. Don't Make Waves (1967)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy
New York tourist Tony Curtis falls asleep on a Southern California beach on his first night in the West and wakes up to The New Phantasmagoria--catamarans, surfers (including a dog), ... See full summary »
40. Clutch Cargo (1959– )
4 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The adventures of a pilot who takes on dangerous assignments.Filmed in Syncro-Vox(superimposing live-action human lips over limited-motion animation or even motionless animation cels).
41. The Three Musketeers (1933)
Approved | 210 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Tom Wayne rescues Clancy, Renard and Schmidt in the Arabian desert and they join him in going after El Shaitan, a bad guy who is never seen as he tries to wipe out the Foreign Legion.
Writers: Alexandre Dumas père, Norman S. Hall, Colbert Clark, Barney A. Sarecky, Bennett Cohen, Wyndham Gittens | Directors: Colbert Clark, Armand Schaefer | Stars: Jack Mulhall, Raymond Hatton, Francis X. Bushman Jr., John Wayne
42. Zombies of the Stratosphere (1952)
Approved | 167 min | Action, Sci-Fi
The invaders come to Earth to create an H-bomb to blast Earth out of orbit so that Mars can take its place.
43. The Shadow of the Eagle (1932)
Passed | 218 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Eagle uses sky writing to make threats against a corporation. Nathan Gregory owns a traveling fairground and is thought to be the Eagle. Craig McCoy is a pilot who goes looking for the Eagle when Gregory turns up missing.
44. Ace Drummond (1936)
Approved | 255 min | Adventure, Action
This 13 chapter serial is based on the comic strip character Ace Drummond created by Eddie Rickenbacker. Ace is a 'G-Man of the sky' working out of Washington D.C. He is sent to Mongolia to... See full summary »
45. Radar Men from the Moon (1952)
Approved | 167 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Strategic targets on Earth are being destroyed by an unknown weapon. Government security head Henderson suspects it's an "atomic ray" originating from the moon! He assigns Commando Cody, ... See full summary »
46. Tarzan the Tiger (1929)
Passed | 266 min | Action, Adventure
After Tarzan's estate is destroyed by Arabs Jane is sold into slavery by a man posing as a friendly scientist. Tarzan develops amnesia after a blow to the head. When he recovers his memory ... See full summary »
47. Mr. Bug Goes to Town (1941)
Not Rated | 78 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
The happy tranquility of Buggsville is shattered when the populace learns that a colossal skyscraper is to be built over their tiny town.
Writers: Dave Fleischer, Dan Gordon, Tedd Pierce, Izzy Sparber, Carl Meyer, Graham Place, Bob Wickersham, Bill Turner, Cal Howard | Directors: Dave Fleischer, Shamus Culhane | Stars: Kenny Gardner, Gwen Williams, Jack Mercer, Tedd Pierce
50. Broken Saints (2003 Video)
Not Rated | 720 min | Animation, Drama, Mystery
Centered on philosophical, religious, political and spiritual themes, it tells the story of four strangers from "the quiet corners of the globe" connected by a vision they all receive of a ... See full summary »