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1. The A-Team (2010)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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47 Metascore

A group of Iraq War veterans looks to clear their name with the U.S. military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.

Director: Joe Carnahan | Stars: Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Sharlto Copley, Jessica Biel

Votes: 219,208 | Gross: $77.21M

2. You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Comedy

5.5
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54 Metascore

An Israeli Special Forces Soldier fakes his death so he can re-emerge in New York City as a hair stylist.

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, John Turturro, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Nick Swardson

Votes: 163,234 | Gross: $100.02M

3. 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: 58,673

4. Mission: Impossible (1996)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.1
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59 Metascore

An American agent, under false suspicion of disloyalty, must discover and expose the real spy without the help of his organization.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Emmanuelle Béart, Henry Czerny

Votes: 317,062 | Gross: $180.97M

5. Barely Lethal (2015)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.3
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44 Metascore

A teenage special ops agent coveting a "normal" adolescence fakes her own death and enrolls in a suburban high school. She quickly learns that surviving the treacherous waters of high school is more challenging than international espionage.

Director: Kyle Newman | Stars: Jaime King, Samuel L. Jackson, Madeleine Stack, Eva G. Cooper

Votes: 13,573

6. Alex Cross (2012)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

5.1
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30 Metascore

A homicide detective is pushed to the brink of his moral and physical limits as he tangles with a ferociously skilled hired killer who specializes in torture and pain.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Tyler Perry, Matthew Fox, Rachel Nichols, Edward Burns

Votes: 29,303 | Gross: $25.86M

7. Man on the Moon (1999)

R | 118 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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58 Metascore

The life and career of a legendary comedian, Andy Kaufman.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jim Carrey, Danny DeVito, Gerry Becker, Greyson Erik Pendry

Votes: 104,222 | Gross: $34.58M

8. Speed Racer (2008)

PG | 135 min | Action, Family, Sci-Fi

6.0
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37 Metascore

A young driver, Speed Racer, aspires to be champion of the racing world with the help of his family and his high-tech Mach 5 automobile.

Directors: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Matthew Fox, Christina Ricci, Nicholas Elia

Votes: 60,049 | Gross: $43.93M

9. The Mechanic (2011)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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49 Metascore

Follows an elite hit man as he teaches his trade to an apprentice who has a connection to one of his previous victims.

Director: Simon West | Stars: Jason Statham, Ben Foster, Donald Sutherland, Tony Goldwyn

Votes: 128,919 | Gross: $29.11M

10. Thunderball (1965)

PG | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.0
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James Bond heads to The Bahamas to recover two nuclear warheads stolen by SPECTRE agent Emilio Largo in an international extortion scheme.

Director: Terence Young | Stars: Sean Connery, Claudine Auger, Adolfo Celi, Luciana Paluzzi

Votes: 85,987 | Gross: $63.60M

11. Scream 3 (2000)

R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery

5.5
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56 Metascore

While Sidney and her friends visit the Hollywood set of Stab 3, the third film based on the Woodsboro murders, a new Ghostface begins to terrorize them once again.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 103,301 | Gross: $89.14M

12. The Third Man (1949)

Approved | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard

Votes: 122,070 | Gross: $0.45M

13. I Spy (2002)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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35 Metascore

A professional athlete has to help a U.S. government agent recover a missing jet.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Owen Wilson, Famke Janssen, Malcolm McDowell

Votes: 43,145 | Gross: $33.11M

14. Hop (2011)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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41 Metascore

E.B., the Easter Bunny's teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock 'n' roll band. In LA, he's taken in by Fred after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car.

Director: Tim Hill | Stars: Russell Brand, James Marsden, Elizabeth Perkins, Kaley Cuoco

Votes: 25,510 | Gross: $108.01M

15. Stolen (2012)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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43 Metascore

A former thief frantically searches for his missing daughter, who has been kidnapped and locked in the trunk of a taxi.

Director: Simon West | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Malin Akerman, Josh Lucas, Danny Huston

Votes: 38,432 | Gross: $0.18M

16. The Parallax View (1974)

R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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An ambitious reporter gets in way-over-his-head trouble while investigating a senator's assassination which leads to a vast conspiracy involving a multinational corporation behind every event in the world's headlines.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Warren Beatty, Paula Prentiss, William Daniels, Walter McGinn

Votes: 11,862

17. Reindeer Games (2000)

R | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.7
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37 Metascore

After assuming his dead cellmate's identity to get with his girlfriend, an ex-con finds himself the reluctant participant in a casino heist.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Ben Affleck, Gary Sinise, Charlize Theron, James Frain

Votes: 32,550 | Gross: $23.36M

18. Terminal Velocity (1994)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Mystery

5.4
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A maverick skydiver and a former KGB agent team up to stop the Russian mafia from stealing gold.

Director: Deran Sarafian | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Nastassja Kinski, James Gandolfini, Christopher McDonald

Votes: 11,166 | Gross: $16.48M

19. Tenebre (1982)

R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Giuliano Gemma, John Saxon, Daria Nicolodi

Votes: 15,341

20. Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball (2010 Video)

R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.1
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Walter Weed is an unassuming desk jockey at the FBI when the Bureau uncovers a plot to assassinate him. A team of degenerate, psychotic assassins dispatched by mystery man Hal Leuco to win ... See full summary »

Director: P.J. Pesce | Stars: Tom Berenger, Clayne Crawford, Tommy Flanagan, Maury Sterling

Votes: 11,297

21. Three Colors: White (1994)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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88 Metascore

After his wife divorces him, a Polish immigrant plots to get even with her.

Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Zbigniew Zamachowski, Julie Delpy, Janusz Gajos, Jerzy Stuhr

Votes: 47,435 | Gross: $1.46M

22. Private Lessons (1981)

R | 87 min | Comedy

5.1
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An immigrant housemaid seduces a 15-year-old boy and later fakes her own death as part of his chauffeur's blackmail plot. Troubles arise when the two start to fall in love.

Director: Alan Myerson | Stars: Sylvia Kristel, Howard Hesseman, Eric Brown, Patrick Piccininni

Votes: 2,449 | Gross: $26.28M

23. Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)

R | 82 min | Comedy

4.5
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Hollywood's Pauly Shore loses everything, fakes his own death, and gets caught!

Director: Pauly Shore | Stars: Ashley L. Anderson, Pamela Anderson, Camille Anderson, Beaumont Bacon

Votes: 4,081

24. Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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Brilliant, flamboyant master criminal Michael Lynch is more interested in his image and his posterity than the actual profit from his ill-gotten gains.

Director: Thaddeus O'Sullivan | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Linda Fiorentino, Peter Mullan, Stephen Dillane

Votes: 12,061

25. StageFright (1987)

Unrated | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

6.8
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A group of stage actors lock themselves in the theater for a rehearsal of their upcoming musical production, unaware that an escaped psychopath has sneaked into the theater with them.

Director: Michele Soavi | Stars: David Brandon, Barbara Cupisti, Domenico Fiore, Robert Gligorov

Votes: 4,813

26. The Private Eyes (1980)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.8
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This spoof of the Sherlock Holmes stories finds Inspector Winship and Dr. Tart investigating a strange death in a possibly haunted mansion, while dealing with the beautiful heiress and the ... See full summary »

Director: Lang Elliott | Stars: Tim Conway, Don Knotts, Trisha Noble, Bernard Fox

Votes: 2,130 | Gross: $18.01M

27. Interview with a Hitman (2012)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Thriller

6.4
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An elite hitman returns to erase his past only to find that somebody has messed with his future.

Director: Perry Bhandal | Stars: Luke Goss, Caroline Tillette, Stephen Marcus, Danny Midwinter

Votes: 8,885

28. Baghead (2008)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

6.0
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62 Metascore

Four struggling actors retreat to a cabin in Big Bear, California in order to write a screenplay that will make them all stars. Problem is: What happens when their story idea -- a horror ... See full summary »

Directors: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass | Stars: Ross Partridge, Steve Zissis, Greta Gerwig, Elise Muller

Votes: 3,662 | Gross: $0.14M

29. The Robber Bride (2007 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama, Mystery

5.9
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The facts: journalist Zenia Arden is missing, her abandoned car is found with three pints of her blood splattered inside, and one of her fingers severed from her body is found close to the ... See full summary »

Director: David Evans | Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Shawn Doyle, Susan Lynch, Wendy Crewson

Votes: 312

30. The Running Man (1963)

103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Hard up and with a grudge against insurance companies, Rex Black feigns his death and meets up with his wife and the money in Malaga when things seemed to have quietened down. But when the ... See full summary »

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Lee Remick, Alan Bates, Felix Aylmer

Votes: 617

31. The Diabolical Dr. Z (1966)

Unrated | 86 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Woman seeks to avenge her father's death by using a local dancer, with long poisonous fingernails, to do her bidding.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Estella Blain, Mabel Karr, Howard Vernon, Fernando Montes

Votes: 670

32. Iznogoud (2005)

95 min | Comedy

3.7
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A corrupt Vazeer (Minister) tries to get rid of the Caliph and gets away with every conspiracy until..

Director: Patrick Braoudé | Stars: Michaël Youn, Arno Chevrier, Jacques Villeret, Fred Jaspart

Votes: 1,489

33. Stranger in My Bed (2005 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 120 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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To escape her abusive spouse, Sarah fakes her own death and flees. Seems like a good plan, right? Sadly, it doesn't take her estranged husband long to get wise and hunt her down. This game between them will turn deadly and it looks like only one will survive.

Director: George Erschbamer | Stars: Jamie Luner, Chris Kramer, L. Harvey Gold, Ivan Cermak

Votes: 226

34. Private's Progress (1956)

102 min | Comedy, War

6.6
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In WW2, a failed British officer is selected by his uncle, a Brigadier with the War Office, to participate in a secret operation to "recover" looted artworks from the Nazis.

Director: John Boulting | Stars: Ian Carmichael, Ronald Adam, Henry B. Longhurst, Peter Jones

Votes: 565

35. Katilon Ke Kaatil (1981)

Action, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A wealthy woman faces trauma when her husband is killed, and both her young sons abducted. She spends years looking for them, until one day she comes across a young man named Munna, who is ... See full summary »

Directors: Anil Hingorani, Arjun Hingorani | Stars: Dharmendra, Rishi Kapoor, Zeenat Aman, Tina Ambani

Votes: 60

36. 4-kyo-si Choo-ri-yeong-yeok (2009)

86 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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High school guys must find the killer of their classmate before the next class start, in 40 minutes.

Director: Sang-yong Lee | Stars: Chi-yong Ahn, In-sook Choi, Jae-sang Han, Soo-hyang Im

Votes: 246

37. Röd snö (1985)

Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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November 1942. Young Norwegian Anne Eriksen returns to a small boarding-house in Dalsland, Sweden near the Norwegian border, where she has spent the summers during her childhood. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Kjersti Holmen, Tomas von Brömssen, Ingvor Wennberg, Sven Nordin

Votes: 432

38. Avec la peau des autres (1966)

90 min | Thriller

5.9
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A French secret agent gets a license to kill when he is sent to Vienna to plug a security leak in this routine spy saga. He is caught in the crossfire of international enemy agents trying to eliminate the French.

Director: Jacques Deray | Stars: Lino Ventura, Jean Bouise, Marilù Tolo, Jean Servais

Votes: 213

39. Down on Us (1989)

R | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

4.0
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The story of Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, and Janis Joplin, and how their message for their generation made them targets of a US government plot.

Director: Larry Buchanan | Stars: Sandy Kenyon, Joe Camp, Toni Sawyer, Steven Tice

Votes: 90

40. La agonía del difunto (1981)

92 min | Drama

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In the countryside of Colombia, Agustino Landazábal, a ruthless landowner who has stolen land and cattle from the peasants, and who has abused their women, pretends to be dead when the masses are preparing to lynch him.

Director: Dunav Kuzmanich | Stars: Julio Alemán, Raquel Bardisa, Hernando Casanova, Hilda Cibar

41. Suspicions (1995)

83 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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Six friends are trapped in an isolated cabin reachable only by a rugged ten-mile hike. Then they start to die one by one.

Director: Michael Sperrazza | Stars: Eric Breien, Catherine Curtin, Thomas Fattoruso, Allison McDonell

Votes: 18

42. Jen ho nechte, at se bojí (1978)

89 min | Comedy, Musical

6.0
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The song "Ribwort and Rosemary" by Ales Brabec (Ludek Sobota), a shy supply teacher of musical school, wins the music festival in Krumlov. The song interpreter Marcela (Helena Vondrácková) ... See full summary »

Director: Ladislav Rychman | Stars: Ludek Sobota, Helena Vondrácková, Petr Nározný, Miloslav Simek

Votes: 93

43. 27 horas con la muerte (1982)

113 min | Drama, Horror

6.2
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A man risks experimenting with a cataleptic effects pill that seeks faking his death and then returned from the grave to take its own life insurance. But something happens and things do not go as he planned.

Director: Jairo Pinilla | Stars: Júlio del Mar, Yvonne Maritza Gómez, Ana María Hurtado, Julio César Luna

Votes: 22

44. Friend or Phony (1952)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.4
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To convince Popeye to throw away his spinach, Bluto fakes his death, after showing clips of "spinach moments" from a couple earlier shows.

Director: Izzy Sparber | Stars: Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer

Votes: 28

45. The Loan Stranger (1942)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.0
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A wolf in loan officer's clothing loans Woody Woodpecker one dollar. Thirty days later, poor Woody owes $366.50.

Director: Alex Lovy | Stars: Mel Blanc, Kent Rogers

Votes: 65

46. Prátelé (1986 TV Movie)

72 min | Crime, Drama

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Director: Jaroslav Dudek | Stars: Ladislav Mrkvicka, Mahulena Bocanová, Jana Stepánková, Josef Abrhám

47. Justice League (2001–2004)
Episode: A Better World: Part II (2003)

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

9.0
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With the Justice League out of the way, the Justice Lords begin to establish their own style of order.

Director: Dan Riba | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Maria Canals-Barrera, Susan Eisenberg, Phil LaMarr

Votes: 319

48. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Episode: A Midnight Train to Kingston (2013)

44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Detective Murdoch, Inspector Brackenreid, Dr. Ogden and several others are transporting serial killer James Gillies to the prison in Kingston, Ontario where he is scheduled to be executed ... See full summary »

Director: Don McCutcheon | Stars: Yannick Bisson, Thomas Craig, Helene Joy, Jonny Harris

Votes: 135

49. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )
Episode: A Very Sunny Christmas (2009)

Unrated | 43 min | Comedy

9.0
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After years of being mistreated by Frank during the holiday season when he buys gifts for himself, Dennis and Dee decide to teach him a lesson by contacting his old business partner, Eugene... See full summary »

Directors: Fred Savage, Matt Shakman | Stars: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Votes: 2,445

50. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: Au Revoir (2014)

TV-PG | 47 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

9.4
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Neal will need a little helping hand with his latest heist, and the FBI agent will take part in the dangerous con during "Au Revoir."

Director: Sanford Bookstaver | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 1,385