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1. Baby Driver (2017)

R | 112 min | Action, Crime, Music

8.0
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86 Metascore

After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm, Eiza González

Votes: 142,205 | Gross: $101.69M

2. Inception (2010)

PG-13 | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.8
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74 Metascore

A thief, who steals corporate secrets through use of dream-sharing technology, is given the inverse task of planting an idea into the mind of a CEO.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

Votes: 1,626,680 | Gross: $292.58M

3. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

8.2
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98 Metascore

In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Votes: 510,793 | Gross: $37.63M

4. The NeverEnding Story (1984)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.4
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46 Metascore

A troubled boy dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney

Votes: 108,241 | Gross: $20.16M

5. Weird Science (1985)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.6
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46 Metascore

Two high school nerds attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

Votes: 65,262 | Gross: $23.83M

6. The Number 23 (2007)

R | 101 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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Walter Sparrow becomes obsessed with a novel that he believes was written about him. As his obsession increases, more and more similarities seem to arise.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Jim Carrey, Virginia Madsen, Logan Lerman, Danny Huston

Votes: 173,967 | Gross: $35.19M

7. Lady in the Water (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

5.6
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36 Metascore

Apartment building superintendent Cleveland Heep rescues what he thinks is a young woman from the pool he maintains. When he discovers that she is actually a character from a bedtime story who is trying to make the journey back to her home, he works with his tenants to protect his new friend from the creatures that are determined to keep her in our world.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Paul Giamatti, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeffrey Wright, Bob Balaban

Votes: 83,984 | Gross: $42.29M

8. Inkheart (2008)

PG | 106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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A young girl discovers her father has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook's hero.

Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Andy Serkis, Eliza Bennett, Sienna Guillory

Votes: 64,350 | Gross: $17.30M

9. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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67 Metascore

An IRS auditor suddenly finds himself the subject of narration only he can hear: narration that begins to affect his entire life, from his work, to his love-interest, to his death.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, Dustin Hoffman, Queen Latifah

Votes: 196,723 | Gross: $40.14M

10. In the Mouth of Madness (1994)

R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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53 Metascore

An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Sam Neill, Jürgen Prochnow, Julie Carmen, David Warner

Votes: 47,469 | Gross: $8.95M

11. Swimming Pool (2003)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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70 Metascore

A British mystery author visits her publisher's home in the South of France, where her interaction with his unusual daughter sets off some touchy dynamics.

Director: François Ozon | Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Charles Dance, Ludivine Sagnier, Jean-Marie Lamour

Votes: 36,950 | Gross: $10.11M

12. Don Juan DeMarco (1994)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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63 Metascore

A psychiatrist must cure a young patient that presents himself as Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world.

Director: Jeremy Leven | Stars: Johnny Depp, Marlon Brando, Faye Dunaway, Géraldine Pailhas

Votes: 43,396 | Gross: $22.15M

13. Cool World (1992)

PG-13 | 102 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

4.8
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28 Metascore

A comic strip femme fatale seeks to seduce her cartoonist creator in order to cross over into the real world.

Director: Ralph Bakshi | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Kim Basinger, Brad Pitt, Michele Abrams

Votes: 17,761 | Gross: $14.11M

14. Weird Science (1994–1998)

30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Gary Wallace and Wyatt Donnelly create their dream woman, Lisa, on their computer. Lisa has extraordinary powers and can grant the boys their wishes for short periods of time.

Stars: Michael Manasseri, John Asher, Vanessa Angel, Lee Tergesen

Votes: 2,680

15. Kaboom (2010)

Unrated | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

5.7
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64 Metascore

A sci-fi story centered on the sexual awakening of a group of college students.

Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Thomas Dekker, Haley Bennett, Chris Zylka, Roxane Mesquida

Votes: 11,091 | Gross: $0.12M

16. Rock-A-Doodle (1991)

G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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In order to defeat the Grand Duke of Owls, a young boy transformed into a cat teams up with a group of barnyard animals to find a rooster who can raise the sun.

Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, Dan Kuenster | Stars: Glen Campbell, Christopher Plummer, Phil Harris, Eddie Deezen

Votes: 6,708 | Gross: $11.66M

17. The Flight of Dragons (1982 Video)

Passed | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.8
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A young Boston writer goes back in time into an era where wizards and dragon reign and science is just barely known.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Victor Buono, James Gregory, James Earl Jones, Harry Morgan

Votes: 4,617

18. I, Madman (1989)

R | 89 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

6.1
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A bookshop clerk finds that an insane and murderous doctor from one of the store's horror novels has come to life.

Director: Tibor Takács | Stars: Jenny Wright, Clayton Rohner, Randall William Cook, Stephanie Hodge

Votes: 2,088 | Gross: $0.15M

19. Hobgoblins (1988)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

2.3
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A young security guard must track down diminutive aliens who kill people even as they make their fantasies come true.

Director: Rick Sloane | Stars: Tom Bartlett, Paige Sullivan, Steven Boggs, Kelley Palmer

Votes: 8,901

20. The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (2005)

91 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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The notorious fictional town of Royston Vasey is under threat and its inhabitants are forced to leave.

Director: Steve Bendelack | Stars: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Michael Sheen

Votes: 4,637

21. Jake Speed (1986)

PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.3
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In a world where, unbeknownst to the public, all famous pulp fiction heroes are real, one of them, Jake Speed, agrees to help desperate Margaret Winston save her sister from sadistic white slaver Sid, who's operating in Africa.

Director: Andrew Lane | Stars: Wayne Crawford, Dennis Christopher, Karen Kopins, John Hurt

Votes: 631 | Gross: $1.94M

22. Mars et Avril (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

6.0
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Based on an acclaimed graphic novel, Mars & Avril is set in Montreal of the future, at the dawn of the first human landing on Mars, and tells the story of a musician who becomes obsessed with his muse.

Director: Martin Villeneuve | Stars: Jacques Languirand, Caroline Dhavernas, Paul Ahmarani, Robert Lepage

Votes: 667

23. The Lathe of Heaven (1980 TV Movie)

105 min | Sci-Fi

7.2
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George Orr, a man whose dreams can change waking reality, tries to suppress this unpredictable gift with drugs. Dr. Haber, an assigned psychiatrist, discovers the gift to be real and ... See full summary »

Directors: Fred Barzyk, David R. Loxton | Stars: Bruce Davison, Peyton E. Park, Niki Flacks, Kevin Conway

Votes: 2,210

24. Lust Connection (2005 TV Movie)

77 min | Thriller

4.5
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A married man finds various women in Internet fantasy chats. When his buxom wife dies, he claims one of his lovers surely did it. Is it incidental that his wife's identical twin fully sympathizes with his affairs?

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: Glori-Anne Gilbert, Frank Harper, John Henry Richardson, Kirk Flavious

Votes: 119

25. Dark Oracle (2004– )

30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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15-year-old twins, Cally and Lance Stone, discover a mysterious comic book called Dark Oracle that can somehow predict their future and whose protagonists, Cally and Lance's doppelgangers, can influence reality itself.

Stars: Paula Brancati, Alex House, Jonathan Malen, Danielle Miller

Votes: 350

26. Vesper (2017)

23 min | Short, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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Marge Ofenbey shuts herself away from all in a house to flee her sinister and manipulative husband. She asks her nephew Christian for help. But, Christian will soon discover the secrets ... See full summary »

Director: Keyvan Sheikhalishahi | Stars: Götz Otto, Agnès Godey, Keyvan Sheikhalishahi, Claire Sheikhalishahi

Votes: 9

27. The Kovak Box (2006)

R | 102 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.9
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A sci-fi writer (Hutton) is invited to an island for a conference, only to discover that he's become lured into a trap.

Director: Daniel Monzón | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Lucía Jiménez, David Kelly, Georgia Mackenzie

Votes: 3,364

28. Ober (2006)

97 min | Comedy

7.0
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Edgar is a waiter in a mediocre restaurant, where clients and even his mistress prove abusive, while his sick wife and criminal neighbors are no better. How bad it gets is a matter of ... See full summary »

Director: Alex van Warmerdam | Stars: Alex van Warmerdam, Ariane Schluter, Jaap Spijkers, Mark Rietman

Votes: 2,555

29. Move (1970)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.4
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A young playwright who writes porno novels to overcome a writer's block, lives the fantasies of one of his books, while trying to move with his wife from one apartment into a larger one.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Elliott Gould, Paula Prentiss, Geneviève Waïte, John Larch

Votes: 100

30. Full of It (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Comedy

5.6
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33 Metascore

A young kid is forced to live out the lies he told to become popular.

Director: Christian Charles | Stars: Ryan Pinkston, Kate Mara, Teri Polo, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 3,059 | Gross: $0.01M

31. How to Make a Monster (2001 TV Movie)

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

4.4
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An evil video game comes to life and hunts the group of developers.

Director: George Huang | Stars: Clea DuVall, Steven Culp, Tyler Mane, Jason Marsden

Votes: 1,539

32. Shadowzone (1990)

R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.2
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After someone is killed in the subterranean project called "Shadowzone," a NASA captain is called in to investigate. In the project, sleeping subjects are induced into a deep EDS state ... See full summary »

Director: J.S. Cardone | Stars: Louise Fletcher, David Beecroft, James Hong, Frederick Flynn

Votes: 687

33. From Beyond (I)

Crime, Fantasy, Horror | Pre-production

A modern day fantastic, sci-fi/horror interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft's short story.

Director: Martin Villeneuve

34. Ciao Manhattan (1972)

R | 84 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.0
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CIAO! MANHATTAN parallels Andy Warhol Factory star Edie Sedgwick's glory days in the late 1960s through her inevitable downfall and the tragic addiction that would take her life only weeks after filming wrapped in 1971.

Directors: John Palmer, David Weisman | Stars: Edie Sedgwick, Wesley Hayes, Isabel Jewell, Jeff Briggs

Votes: 869

35. Back to Neverland (1989)

Animation, Short, Comedy

7.3
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Legendary TV news anchor Walter Cronkite takes ecstatic Disneyland tourist Robin through the process of Disney's hand drawn animation and makes Robin's wish of visiting the animated world of Peter Pan (1953) come true.

Director: Jerry Rees | Stars: Walter Cronkite, Robin Williams, Corey Burton, Bruce W. Smith

Votes: 74

36. Ghost Fever (1986)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Horror

3.7
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Two policeman are sent on a routine assignment to serve an eviction notice. It becomes anything but run-of-the-mill when they become involved in the ghostly happenings.

Director: Lee Madden | Stars: Sherman Hemsley, Luis Avalos, Jennifer Rhodes, Deborah Benson

Votes: 268

37. Space Jam (1996 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Comedy, Family

5.8
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Basketball video game for DOS, PlayStation and SEGA Saturn based on the popular movie. Play either as the Looney Tunes team or the alien monster team.

Director: Amy Smith-Boylan

Votes: 26

38. Karaoke (1996– )

63 min | Drama

8.3
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Daniel Feeld is a screenwriter with pains in his gut and a new screenplay called "Karaoke", about a girl named Sandra who works in a seedy Karaoke bar and is murdered by a lowlife named ... See full summary »

Stars: Albert Finney, Roy Hudd, Richard E. Grant, Keeley Hawes

Votes: 452

39. The Creatures (1966)

92 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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A young mute woman, living in a small village, is expecting a baby. Her husband is at the same time writing a novel and using the villagers as his characters. In the creative process, reality and imagination are constantly intertwined.

Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Michel Piccoli, Eva Dahlbeck, Marie-France Mignal

Votes: 231

40. The Icicle Thief (1989)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

7.1
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A movie resembling Bicycle Thieves (1948) is shown on TV, but the real-life world gets muddled with the film and the TV commercials.

Director: Maurizio Nichetti | Stars: Maurizio Nichetti, Caterina Sylos Labini, Federico Rizzo, Renato Scarpa

Votes: 831 | Gross: $1.23M

41. Modrý tygr (2012)

90 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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In a city ruled by the diabolical Mayor, it appears that only one thing can save the old botanical garden from being demolished for the construction of an entertainment center: the Blue ... See full summary »

Directors: Petr Oukropec, Bohdan Sláma | Stars: Jan Hartl, Daniel Drewes, Tereza Bocková, Jana Brezková

Votes: 76

42. Shadow Realm (2002 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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Anthology film created from two unaired episodes of Night Visions. A mental patient mustn't stop behaving in patterns. A maze on collage campus is actually a time portal. A town fears music. A court employee can hear thoughts of a killer.

Directors: Keith Gordon, Tobe Hooper, Paul Shapiro, Ian Toynton | Stars: Miguel Ferrer, Malcolm McDowell, Anna Hagan, John Dadey

Votes: 114

43. Björk: Volumen (1999 Video)

64 min | Animation, Music

8.7
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Features 14 stunning videos of Björk. The videos for Human Behaviour (from her first solo album Debut), Isobel (from her second album, Post) and Bachelorette (from her 3rd studio album, ... See full summary »

Directors: Danny Cannon, Chris Cunningham, Lynn Fox, Michel Gondry, Eiko Ishioka, Spike Jonze, Nick Knight, John Kricfalusi, Vinoodh Matadin, Alexander McQueen, Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Sophie Muller, Stephane Sednaoui, Inez van Lamsweerde, Paul White | Star: Björk

Votes: 824

44. Once a Hero (1987– )

60 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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The creator of comic superhero Captain Justice, Abner Bevis, is in a rut, repeating old storylines. The comic's owners want to kill the strip off due to falling sales, and children are ... See full summary »

Stars: Josh Blake, Jeff Lester, Caitlin Clarke, Robert Forster

Votes: 22

45. Timesplitters 2 (2002 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.6
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In 2401, humanity is at war with relentless aliens, TimeSplitters. Space marines Cortez and Hart travel through time to stop the aliens in various spots, including Wild West, zombie-infested Gothic church and Blade Runner-esque future.

Directors: David Doak, Stephen Ellis | Stars: Tom Clarke Hill, Anna Burford, Kevin Clarke, Imme Dahlberg

Votes: 570

46. Night Wars (1988)

R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, War

4.9
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Two Vietnam Veterans have realistic nightmares about the war. So real are these nightmares that they start getting injured in them, and bringing things back that they had in the dream. They... See full summary »

Director: David A. Prior | Stars: Dan Haggerty, Brian Edward O'Connor, Cameron Smith, Steve Horton

Votes: 97

47. Destiny to Order (1989)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.7
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A novelist must come to terms with his characters in this changing reality comedy.

Director: Jim Purdy | Stars: Stephen Ouimette, Alberta Watson, Victoria Snow, Michael Ironside

Votes: 57

48. Murder by the Book (I) (1987 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

5.4
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Mild-mannered mystery writer D. H. Mercer has become so immersed in his material that his creation, hard-boiled private eye Biff Deegan constantly appears to him as a hallucination. Intent ... See full summary »

Director: Mel Damski | Stars: Robert Hays, Catherine Mary Stewart, Christopher Murney, Fred Gwynne

Votes: 114

49. Murder Story (1989)

PG | 89 min | Crime, Thriller

5.4
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Tony Zonis wants to write the next great suspense thriller, so he decides to study the work of master crime writer, Willard Hope. Together, they pick through newspaper stories, looking for ... See full summary »

Directors: Eddie Arno, Markus Innocenti | Stars: Christopher Lee, Bruce Boa, Alexis Denisof, Stacia Burton

Votes: 62

50. The Nutcracker (2009)

120 min | Fantasy, Music, Romance

6.3
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A revival of Peter Wright's production of "The Nutcracker".

Director: Ross MacGibbon | Stars: Miyako Yoshida, Steven McRae, Gary Avis, Iohna Loots

Votes: 50