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1. The Thing (1982)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.2
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It's the first week of winter in 1982. An American Research Base is greeted by an alien force, that can assimilate anything it touches. It's up to the members to stay alive, and be sure of who is human, and who has become one of the Things.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Votes: 266,848 | Gross: $13.78M

2. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.2
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31 Metascore

In the Far East, Alex O'Connell, the son of famed mummy fighters Rick and Evy O'Connell, unearths the mummy of the first Emperor of Qin -- a shape-shifting entity cursed by a witch centuries ago.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Jet Li, Maria Bello, Michelle Yeoh

Votes: 120,298 | Gross: $102.18M

3. Holes (2003)

PG | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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71 Metascore

A wrongfully convicted boy is sent to a brutal desert detention camp where he joins the job of digging holes for some mysterious reason.

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight, Tim Blake Nelson

Votes: 59,585 | Gross: $67.33M

4. The Water Diviner (2014)

R | 111 min | Drama, War

7.1
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50 Metascore

An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons.

Director: Russell Crowe | Stars: Russell Crowe, Olga Kurylenko, Jai Courtney, Isabel Lucas

Votes: 55,708 | Gross: $4.19M

5. Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

R | 141 min | Drama, History, War

7.9
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89 Metascore

The story of the battle of Iwo Jima between the United States and Imperial Japan during World War II, as told from the perspective of the Japanese who fought it.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Ken Watanabe, Kazunari Ninomiya, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Ryô Kase

Votes: 133,992 | Gross: $13.75M

6. Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015 Video)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.3
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The giant, man-eating Graboids are back and even deadlier than before, terrorizing the inhabitants of a South African wildlife reserve as they attack from below-and above.

Director: Don Michael Paul | Stars: Brandon Auret, Natalie Becker, Emmanuel Castis, Michael Gross

Votes: 3,567

7. Umberto D. (1952)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

8.2
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92 Metascore

A elderly man and his dog struggle to survive on his government pension in Rome.

Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Carlo Battisti, Maria Pia Casilio, Lina Gennari, Ileana Simova

Votes: 17,020 | Gross: $0.07M

8. Exorcist: The Beginning (2004)

R | 114 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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30 Metascore

Years before Father Lancaster Merrin helped save Regan MacNeil's soul, he first encounters the demon Pazuzu in East Africa. This is the tale of Father Merrin's initial battle with Pazuzu and the rediscovery of his faith.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Izabella Scorupco, James D'Arcy, Remy Sweeney

Votes: 29,055 | Gross: $41.81M

9. Lootera (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 136 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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An aristocrat's daughter falls in love with a visiting archaeologist, but he holds a secret that could drive them apart.

Director: Vikramaditya Motwane | Stars: Ranveer Singh, Sonakshi Sinha, Barun Chanda, Adil Hussain

Votes: 10,596 | Gross: $0.38M

10. Atari: Game Over (2014)

TV-14 | 66 min | Documentary

6.7
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A crew digs up all of the old Atari 2600 game cartridges of "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" that were tossed into a landfill in the 1980s.

Director: Zak Penn | Stars: Zak Penn, Joe Lewandowski, Robert Rentschler, Paul Sanchez

Votes: 4,153

11. Dead Sea (2014)

90 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.9
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A Marine Biologist is assigned to investigate the mysterious deaths of marine life in an inland salt water lake that have been attributed to a creature thought to have been the stuff of legend.

Director: Brandon Slagle | Stars: Britt Griffith, Alexis Iacono, Jw Wiseman, Devanny Pinn

Votes: 1,516

12. Dolly Dearest (1991)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

4.6
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An American family moves to Mexico to fabricate dolls, but their toy factory happens to be next to a Sanzian grave and the toys come into possession of an old, malicious spirit.

Director: Maria Lease | Stars: Denise Crosby, Sam Bottoms, Rip Torn, Chris Demetral

Votes: 1,967

13. The Gathering (2002)

R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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Amnesiac Cassie Grant has a premonition that someone or something wants the family that's helping her recover dead. She investigates the secrets of the town they live in and uncovers darkness, both human and supernatural.

Director: Brian Gilbert | Stars: Christina Ricci, Ioan Gruffudd, Stephen Dillane, Kerry Fox

Votes: 6,805

14. A Canterbury Tale (1944)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A 'Land Girl', an American GI, and a British soldier find themselves together in a small Kent town on the road to Canterbury. The town is being plagued by a mysterious "glue-man", who pours... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price, John Sweet

Votes: 3,762

15. Dinosaur 13 (2014)

PG | 95 min | Documentary

7.2
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66 Metascore

A documentary about the discovery of the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found.

Director: Todd Douglas Miller | Stars: Stan Adelstein, Lanice Archer, Robert Bakker, Philip Currie

Votes: 2,834

16. Fainaru fantajî XIII-2 (2011 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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Lightning has disappeared, and her sister Serah travels through time and alternate realities with the help of a moogle and a mysterious boy named Noell who claims that Lightning needs her help to defeat a powerful, immortal foe.

Directors: Chris Borders, Motomu Toriyama, Rei Rikukawa | Stars: Laura Bailey, Jason Marsden, Ariel Winter, Vincent Martella

Votes: 612

17. The Road (III) (2011)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.6
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71 Metascore

A 12 year old cold case is reopened when three teens are missing in an old abandoned road where a gruesome murder is left undiscovered for three decades.

Director: Yam Laranas | Stars: Carmina Villaroel, Rhian Ramos, TJ Trinidad, Barbie Forteza

Votes: 1,495

18. Scalps (1983)

R | 82 min | Horror

3.6
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A group of archeological students venture on Indian land for a dig. Unfortunately, they release an evil spirit who possesses one of them and starts killing the others.

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Jo-Ann Robinson, Richard Hench, Roger Maycock, Frank McDonald

Votes: 784

19. The Deceivers (1988)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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Fact-based account of a secret society of murderers, and of the man who exposed them in British India 1825.

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Saeed Jaffrey, Shashi Kapoor, Helena Michell

Votes: 761 | Gross: $0.35M

20. Sweet 16 (1983)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

5.3
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Teenager Melissa moves into a small town filled with racial prejudice and bullying and each time she meets up with one of the boys in town, they end up murdered - but who is the killer?

Director: Jim Sotos | Stars: Bo Hopkins, Susan Strasberg, Patrick Macnee, Don Stroud

Votes: 648

21. Valley of the Kings (1954)

Approved | 86 min | Adventure

6.0
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In 1900, in Egypt, archaeologist Mark Brandon is asked by Ann Mercedes to find the tomb of Ra-Hotep but their quest is marred by intrigue, betrayal, murder and danger.

Director: Robert Pirosh | Stars: Robert Taylor, Eleanor Parker, Carlos Thompson, Kurt Kasznar

Votes: 867

22. The Mummy's Tomb (1942)

Passed | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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A high priest travels to America with a living mummy to kill those who had desecrated the tomb of an Egyptian princess thirty years earlier.

Director: Harold Young | Stars: Dick Foran, John Hubbard, Elyse Knox, George Zucco

Votes: 1,708

23. Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962)

152 min | Drama, Musical

8.4
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A lowly servant, Bhootnath gets close to the wife of his employer, and narrates her story through his eyes and perspective.

Director: Abrar Alvi | Stars: Meena Kumari, Guru Dutt, Rehman, Waheeda Rehman

Votes: 1,143

24. The Hunt for the Hidden Relic (2002 TV Movie)

R | 182 min | Action, Thriller, Mystery

5.7
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STEFFEN VOGT, aged around 25, is helping out at a German archeological excavation in Israel when he finds a 2,000-year-old skeleton holding the instructions for a video camera dating from ... See full summary »

Director: Sebastian Niemann | Stars: Matthias Koeberlin, Naike Rivelli, Manou Lubowski, Hans Diehl

Votes: 1,551

25. Pompeii: The Last Day (2003 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, History

7.2
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A dramatized recreation of the destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD.

Director: Peter Nicholson | Stars: Alisdair Simpson, Tim Pigott-Smith, Jim Carter, Jonathan Firth

Votes: 795

26. Still Life (2006)

Unrated | 111 min | Drama

7.3
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81 Metascore

A town in Fengjie county is gradually being demolished and flooded to make way for the Three Gorges Dam. A man and woman visit the town to locate their estranged spouses, and become witness to the societal changes.

Director: Zhangke Jia | Stars: Tao Zhao, Zhou Lan, Sanming Han, Lizhen Ma

Votes: 4,459 | Gross: $0.07M

27. Bitter Victory (1957)

Approved | 82 min | Drama, War

6.9
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A commander receives a citation for an attack on Rommel's headquarters, which is actually undeserved as the commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: Richard Burton, Curd Jürgens, Ruth Roman, Raymond Pellegrin

Votes: 1,249

28. Dawn of the Mummy (1981)

Unrated | 93 min | Horror

3.9
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A group of fashion models disturb the tomb of a mummy and revive an ancient curse. Along with the mummy rising, slaves who were buried in the desert thousands of years before, also rise, with a craving for human flesh.

Director: Frank Agrama | Stars: Brenda Siemer Scheider, Barry Sattels, George Peck, John Salvo

Votes: 644

29. The Crater Lake Monster (1977)

PG | 85 min | Horror

3.0
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A meteor that crashed into Oregon's Crater Lake unearths a dinosaur egg. The heat from the meteor causes the egg to hatch, and the emerging dinosaur takes to snacking on the locals.

Director: William R. Stromberg | Stars: Richard Cardella, Glen Roberts, Mark Siegel, Bob Hyman

Votes: 903

30. Citizen (2001)

172 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Citizen (Ajith), has many identities, as Anthony, Abdullah and Arivanandham. He has kidnapped three senior government officials and left clues as to why, which is tracked by the police. A ... See full summary »

Director: Saravana Subaiya | Stars: Vasundhara Das, Devan, Cochin Hanifa, Ajith Kumar

Votes: 1,905

31. Descent Into Darkness (2002)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.5
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Deep in the Mariana Sea Trench, a corporate underwater mining complex has been built - an industrial Atlantis. When an accident in a dry-dock chamber kills several miners an investigator is... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Knauf | Stars: Dean Cain, Scott Wiper, Biliana Petrinska, Maxim Genchev

Votes: 306

32. Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation (1939)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Disguised as a German archaeologist, Moto helps unearth the priceless crown of the legendary Queen of Sheba and sans disguise defends it from a variety of thugs and criminals.

Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Peter Lorre, Joseph Schildkraut, Lionel Atwill, Virginia Field

Votes: 430

33. The Fallen Ones (2005 TV Movie)

89 min | Horror

3.9
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An archaeologist finds the mummified remains of a giant--the offspring of a Fallen Angel and a human woman. Now he has to stop the terror he has unleashed.

Director: Kevin VanHook | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Kristen Miller, Geoffrey Lewis, Navid Negahban

Votes: 720

34. Peiru Kokun (2006)

23 min | Animation, Short, Sci-Fi

7.1
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In the far future when the continuity of the history has been lost, humans live in an ever more deteriorating completely artificial and enclosed world. The sea and the sky have disappeared,... See full summary »

Director: Yasuhiro Yoshiura | Stars: Minako Kawashima, Nakao Michiosu, Hiroka Oyama, Yasuhiro Yoshiura

Votes: 736

35. Storm (1999 Video)

104 min | Thriller

4.0
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A meteorologist sets out to derail the top secret weather-manipulating program he mistakenly became a part of.

Director: Harris Done | Stars: Luke Perry, Martin Sheen, Robert Knott, David Moses

Votes: 644

36. Dinosaurs Alive (2007)

40 min | Documentary, Short

5.8
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This program presents some of the more recent ideas about dinosaurs that are gaining acceptance while following paleontologists searching for fossils over the decades in the Gobi Desert and New Mexico.

Directors: David Clark, Bayley Silleck | Stars: Michael Douglas, Sterling Nesbitt, Alan H. Turner

Votes: 267

37. Arahan jangpung daejakjeon (2004)

114 min | Action, Comedy

6.8
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As a dorky cop falls in with five Tao masters who admire his c'hi, an ancient foe comes looking for them all.

Director: Seung-wan Ryoo | Stars: Seung-bum Ryoo, So-yi Yoon, Sung-kee Ahn, Doo-hong Jung

Votes: 3,207

38. Camp Fear (1991 Video)

R | 86 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

4.2
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Some sorority sisters opt for camping in the woods with a handsome professor instead of a Palm Springs spring break. However, their orgy is interrupted when some Druids find them and decide... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Edward Keith | Stars: Vincent Van Patten, Betsy Russell, Peggy McIntaggart, Mike Diamant

Votes: 190

39. Missing Brendan (2003)

100 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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George takes a trip to Vietnam to find his missing son. George's son Bob and Bob's son Patrick accompany George on the trip. George's son, Brendan, has been Missing in Action since the ... See full summary »

Director: Eugene Brady | Stars: Robin Thomas, Illeana Douglas, Richard Cox, Adam Brody

Votes: 117

40. Darkest Africa (1936)

Approved | 269 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.5
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A 15-episode serial in which Beatty goes to darkest Africa to rescue the Goddess of Joba, who is being held by the high priest.

Directors: B. Reeves Eason, Joseph Kane | Stars: Clyde Beatty, Manuel King, Elaine Shepard, Lucien Prival

Votes: 72

41. Gun Smoke (1945)

Approved | 57 min | Western

6.1
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U.S. Marshals Nevada Jack McKenzie and Sandy Hopkins come upon an overturned stagecoach with the driver and the passenger dead. They learn that the passenger, Hinkley, an archaeologist, has... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Raymond Hatton, Jennifer Holt, Riley Hill

Votes: 16

42. India: Matri Bhumi (1959)

90 min | Documentary, Drama

7.5
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Divided into four episodes Roberto Rosellini's performs a ritual trip with India covering culture, beautiful architecture and also the State of India society, create an impression and a ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Rossellini

Votes: 391

43. Raising the Mammoth (2000 TV Movie)

92 min | Documentary

7.1
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A scientist wants to recover some mammoth DNA to clone a live mammoth. So he finds a buried mammoth in the vast, rock hard permafrost of Siberia, digs it out in the middle of a blizzard and... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Charles Deniau | Stars: Larry Agenbroad, Jeff Bridges, Bernard Buigues, Dick Mol

Votes: 100

44. Los condenados (2009)

94 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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An exiled Argentinean returns home after living in Spain for more than 30 years to help find the remains of a political activist who disappeared during the Junta dictatorship.

Director: Isaki Lacuesta | Stars: Bárbara Lennie, Leonor Manso, Arturo Prato, Daniel Fanego

Votes: 99

45. Zuma (1985)

141 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

5.9
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Zuma is a movie remake of one of the oldest and most popular comic books in the Philippines. It stars Zuma, a creature donning a snake over his shoulder which perfectly accentuates his monster-like features.

Director: Jun Raquiza | Stars: Max Laurel, Snooky Serna, Mark Gil, Dang Cecilio

Votes: 35

46. Canadian Mounties vs. Atomic Invaders (1953)

Approved | 167 min | Adventure

5.7
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A villain named Marlof attempts to set up secret missile bases inside Canada so he can launch missiles at the U.S. The Canadian Mounted Police dispatch agents to try to stop him.

Director: Franklin Adreon | Stars: William Henry, Susan Morrow, Arthur Space, Dale Van Sickel

Votes: 103

47. Hanuman (1998)

84 min | Adventure, Family, Romance

6.0
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Director: Fred Fougea | Stars: Robert Cavanah, Tabu, Nathalie Auffret, Khalid Tyabji

Votes: 259

48. Chasing Mummies (2010– )

60 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

4.3
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A documentary filmmaker, his film crew, and a group of archaeological fellows follow renowned Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass on his daily adventures and discoveries.

Stars: Allan Morton, David Cheetham, Derek Lincoln, Zahi Hawass

Votes: 120

49. The Mine with the Iron Door (1936)

Approved | 64 min | Adventure, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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Having acquired the controlling interest in the Eureka Discovery Corporation for five-hundred dollars, and selling half of it to a detective for two-hundred dollars, Bob Harvey ('Richard ... See full summary »

Director: David Howard | Stars: Richard Arlen, Cecilia Parker, Henry B. Walthall, Stanley Fields

Votes: 6

50. Richard III: The King in the Car Park (2013 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.2
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This documentary looks at the search for the remains of King Richard III of England (1452-1485). After being killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field (August 22, 1485), his remains were taken... See full summary »

Directors: Louise Osmond, Pete Woods | Stars: Simon Farnaby, Leon Hunt, John Ashdown-Hill, Richard Buckley

Votes: 64