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1. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

R | 160 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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68 Metascore

Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.

Director: Andrew Dominik | Stars: Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Sam Shepard, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 147,595 | Gross: $3.90M

2. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Not Rated | 129 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his children against prejudice.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy

Votes: 241,745

3. Beowulf (2007)

PG-13 | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.2
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59 Metascore

The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing Denmark, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Ray Winstone, Crispin Glover, Angelina Jolie, Robin Wright

Votes: 148,794 | Gross: $82.16M

4. The Last Picture Show (1971)

R | 118 min | Drama

8.1
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In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson

Votes: 34,392 | Gross: $29.13M

5. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)

Approved | 108 min | Drama

8.1
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Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson

Votes: 36,888 | Gross: $17.57M

6. American Me (1992)

R | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.

Director: Edward James Olmos | Stars: Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Sal Lopez, Vira Montes

Votes: 6,475 | Gross: $13.09M

7. Yours, Mine and Ours (1968)

Unrated | 111 min | Comedy, Family

7.2
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A widower with ten children falls for a widow with eight, and they must decide about forming a huge, unconventional family.

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Van Johnson, Louise Troy

Votes: 6,408 | Gross: $25.91M

8. My Dog Skip (2000)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.0
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61 Metascore

A shy boy grows up in 1940s Mississippi with the help of his beloved dog, Skip.

Director: Jay Russell | Stars: Frankie Muniz, Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson

Votes: 17,484 | Gross: $34.10M

9. Ready to Rumble (2000)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Sport

5.3
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23 Metascore

Two slacker wrestling fans are devastated by the ousting of their favorite character by an unscrupulous promoter.

Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: David Arquette, Oliver Platt, Scott Caan, Bill Goldberg

Votes: 12,322 | Gross: $12.37M

10. Fort Apache (1948)

Approved | 128 min | Western

7.6
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At Fort Apache, an honorable and veteran war captain finds conflict when his regime is placed under the command of a young, glory hungry lieutenant colonel with no respect for the local Indian tribe.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, Henry Fonda, Shirley Temple, Pedro Armendáriz

Votes: 13,647

11. A Horrible Way to Die (2010)

R | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.2
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52 Metascore

An escaped murderer is in pursuit of his ex-girlfriend, who has fled to start a new life in a small town.

Director: Adam Wingard | Stars: AJ Bowen, Amy Seimetz, Joe Swanberg, Brandon Carroll

Votes: 2,898

12. All Fall Down (1962)

Approved | 111 min | Drama

6.9
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Ralph and Annabell Willart are a feuding couple who are constantly bickering over their worthless, good-for nothing son Berry-Berry. When Berry-Berry begins yet another meaningless love ... See full summary »

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Eva Marie Saint, Warren Beatty, Karl Malden, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 1,422

13. Danny Deckchair (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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56 Metascore

An Aussie becomes a national sensation when he lifts off in his deck chair tied to balloons.

Director: Jeff Balsmeyer | Stars: Rhys Ifans, Miranda Otto, Justine Clarke, Rhys Muldoon

Votes: 4,472 | Gross: $0.16M

14. Buffalo Bill (1944)

Approved | 90 min | Biography, Romance, Western

6.5
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The story of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, legendary westerner, from his days as an army scout to his later activities as owner of a Wild West show.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Joel McCrea, Maureen O'Hara, Linda Darnell, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 1,038

15. Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros (2005)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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70 Metascore

A young boy falls in love with a handsome policeman who is investigating his family's criminal activities.

Director: Auraeus Solito | Stars: Nathan Lopez, Soliman Cruz, J.R. Valentin, Neil Ryan Sese

Votes: 1,356

16. Cry of the City (1948)

Passed | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.3
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Police Lieut. Candella, longtime friend of the Rome family, walks a tightrope in the case of cop-killer Martin Rome.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Victor Mature, Richard Conte, Fred Clark, Shelley Winters

Votes: 1,556

17. Power Monkeys (2016– )

35 min | Comedy

6.1
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Topical comedy set within the E.U. Referendum campaign following both camps along with political aides who serve Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. A spin-off from 2015 comedy series "Ballot Monkeys".

Stars: Gwyneth Keyworth, Kevin McNally, Andy Nyman, Archie Panjabi

Votes: 138

18. Keeper of the Flame (1943)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Journalist Steve O'Malley wants to write a biography of a national hero who died when his car ran off a bridge. Steve receives conflicting reports and tales that make him question what the truth about the hero is.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Richard Whorf, Margaret Wycherly

Votes: 1,689

19. The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock (1998 Video)

G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.9
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Grandpa tells Littlefoot about their mythical hero called the Lone Dinosaur. Sarah gets two little lively cousins to take care of. Later, the kids accidentally chip the lucky Saurus Rock, and need to fix it before the bad luck hits.

Director: Charles Grosvenor | Stars: Thomas Dekker, Kenneth Mars, Anndi McAfee, Aria Noelle Curzon

Votes: 2,606

20. Privilege (1967)

103 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.1
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Steven Shorter is the ultimate British music star. His music is listened to by everyone from pre-teens to grandparents. He has no trace of public bad habits or drug involvement. Everyone in... See full summary »

Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Paul Jones, Jean Shrimpton, Mark London, William Job

Votes: 874

21. Shredderman Rules (2007 TV Movie)

TV-Y7 | 96 min | Comedy, Family

5.3
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Nolan Byrd is a scrawny and shy 9th grader who, like all the other kids, is bullied by Bubba Bixby. Nolan, who has a particular knack with technology, decides to catch Bubba in action.

Director: Savage Steve Holland | Stars: Devon Werkheiser, Tim Meadows, Daniel Roebuck, Andrew Caldwell

Votes: 1,152

22. Archangel (1990)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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An amnesiac soldier, seeking his lost love, arrives in Archangel in northern Russia to help the townsfolk in their fight against the Bolsheviks, all quite unaware that the Great War ended three months ago.

Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Michael Gottli, David Falkenburg, Michael O'Sullivan, Margaret Anne MacLeod

Votes: 1,016 | Gross: $0.03M

23. The Unfinished Dance (1947)

Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Meg, a young ballet student, idolizes the school's top ballerina, the shallow Ariane Bouchet. Meg is distressed when she learns visiting prima ballerina Darina rather than Bouchet will play... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Margaret O'Brien, Cyd Charisse, Karin Booth, Danny Thomas

Votes: 335

24. The Silver Whip (1953)

Passed | 73 min | Western

6.7
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Frustrated with the lack of opportunities in his hometown, young Jess Harker plans to leave, but sympathetic stagecoach armed guard Race Crim persuades his boss to give Jess the stage driver job.

Director: Harmon Jones | Stars: Dale Robertson, Rory Calhoun, Robert Wagner, Kathleen Crowley

Votes: 145

25. Make Me a Star (1932)

Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Menton Gill is longing to become a cowboy actor and leaves his hometown to try his luck in Hollywood, but there his acting ability is regarded as non-existent. Actress Flips gives him a ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Joan Blondell, Stuart Erwin, Zasu Pitts, Ben Turpin

Votes: 298

26. One Fall (2016)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama

5.1
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38 Metascore

The story of a man who gains healing powers after he survives a 200-foot fall.

Director: Marcus Dean Fuller | Stars: Marcus Dean Fuller, Zoe McLellan, Seamus Mulcahy, James McCaffrey

Votes: 184

27. Hadley's Rebellion (1983)

PG | 96 min | Drama

7.3
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A small town lad's passion for authentic wrestling is not matched by those around him at a California prep school.

Director: Fred Walton | Stars: Griffin O'Neal, William Devane, Charles Durning, Adam Baldwin

Votes: 49

28. Hero of Rome (1964)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.8
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A story of justice and tyranny with the fate of Rome in the balance.

Director: Giorgio Ferroni | Stars: Gordon Scott, Gabriella Pallotta, Massimo Serato, Gabriele Antonini

Votes: 130

29. It's Tough to Be Famous (1932)

Unrated | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Fame proves to be too overwhelming when Scott becomes a national hero.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Mary Brian, Harold Minjir, Emma Dunn

Votes: 144

30. The Big Cage (1933)

Passed | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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A circus on the verge of bankruptcy decides to save itself by staging a animal act with lions and tigers for the first time.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Clyde Beatty, Anita Page, Andy Devine, Vince Barnett

Votes: 26

31. Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (2003 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.4
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After Princess Peach's voice is stolen by the witch Cackletta and her minion Fawful, Mario and Luigi must travel to the Beanbean Kingdom to get it back.

Director: Yoshihiko Maekawa | Stars: Charles Martinet, Jen Taylor, Scott Burns, Kazumi Totaka

Votes: 186

32. Runt (2005)

Not Rated | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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When Christopher confronts his own violent temper which threatens the family life of his wife and children, he flies home to Jamaica and engages in an exorcism of the spirit, from his ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Phillip Edwards | Stars: Michael Phillip Edwards, Carl Bradshaw, Nadège August, Patrice Pitman Quinn

Votes: 54

33. Like a Brother (2002)

Unrated | 12 min | Short, Drama

6.2
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At a Labor Day picnic a gay teenager struggles to keep his cool as his best friend brags about the size of his muscles and other attributes.

Director: Alexandra T. Steele | Stars: Damien Midkiff, Ryan Honey, Lane Anderson, Joe Ahmadyar

Votes: 87

34. Wong Gok fung wan (1996)

96 min | Action, Drama

5.4
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Add a Plot

Director: Wilson Yip | Stars: Man Fai Chan, Michael Wai-Man Chan, San-Pang Chan, Bo-Sui Cheng

Votes: 49

35. Swellhead (1935)

Approved | 63 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

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Baseball player Terry McCall is a very good baseball player, who doesn't mind bragging about his skills on the baseball-diamond and also his off-the-field skills at wooing and winning women... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Wallace Ford, Dickie Moore, Barbara Kent, J. Farrell MacDonald

36. Fanalysis (2002)

20 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

7.6
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Actor/cult icon Bruce Campbell examines the world of fan conventions and what makes a fan into a fanatic.

Director: Bruce Campbell | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Meri Hazlewood, Harry Jay Knowles, Tim League

Votes: 238

37. Super Mouse Rides Again (1943)

7 min | Animation, Short

6.4
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Super Mouse visits some hardworking farmer-mice, who are thrilled to meet this super-celebrity. Three cats wait until the hero is gone before they set upon the defenseless creatures.

Director: Mannie Davis | Star: Tom Morrison

Votes: 22

38. Howdy Doody and His Magic Hat (1954)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Family

5.9
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A UPA experimental film about a young cowboy, (a re-designed Howdy Doody), rides a wild bucking bronco thinking he is wearing a magic hat, and even when the hat flies off his head, he conquers the mustang with pure grit.

Director: Gene Deitch

Votes: 9

39. Pelosi Says She 'Trusts Trump' on Immigration: Hahaha! (2017 Video)

13 min | Short, News, Talk-Show

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Styx argues that Donald Trump is "screwing with the minds of Democrats" to get what he wants: the border wall and improved infrastructure.

Star: Tarl Warwick

40. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1999– )
Episode: A Good Name (2000)

90 min | Adventure, Drama

8.3
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The poet laureate is mistaken for the Pimpernel and sent to the guillotine.

Director: Simon Langton | Stars: Richard E. Grant, Caroline Carver, Ronan Vibert, Danny Webb

Votes: 46

41. Front Page Detective (1951–1953)
Episode: Death of a Hero (1951)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Chase tries to convince a hero-worshiping youth that the life of a flamboyant gangster isn't as much fun as it appears.

Director: Arnold Wester | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Peter Mamakos, Al Eben, George Pembroke

42. Professional Father (1955– )
Episode: Episode #1.9 (1955)

Comedy

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Dr. Wilson tries to cure his son's case of hero-worship with good, old-fashioned reverse psychology.

Stars: Stephen Dunne, Barbara Billingsley, Ted Marc, Beverly Washburn

43. Challenge of the Superfriends (1978– )
Episode: History of Doom/The Rise and Fall of the Super Friends (1978)

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

8.5
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Three aliens arrive on Earth after it has been destroyed and learn the origins of the SuperFriends and the Legion of Doom.

Directors: Ray Patterson, Carl Urbano | Stars: Jack Angel, Marlene Aragon, Lewis Bailey, Michael Bell

Votes: 37

44. Sailor Moon Super S (1992–1997)
Episode: Nerawareta enji! Vînasu daikatsuyaku (1993)

TV-14 | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.6
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Minako befriends a Kindergarten student who is a fan of Sailor Moon.

Directors: Takuya Igarashi, Jun'ichi Satô | Stars: Kotono Mitsuishi, Aya Hisakawa, Michie Tomizawa, Emi Shinohara

Votes: 23

45. Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010–2013)
Episode: Party Favors (2010)

TV-MA | 52 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

8.9
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Numerious, the Magistrate's son, is about to celebrate his birthday and the celebration will be at the house of Batiatus, so he decides to have Crixus and Spartacus facing each other in a ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Martin-Jones | Stars: Andy Whitfield, John Hannah, Peter Mensah, Manu Bennett

Votes: 2,204

46. Doctor Who (2005– )
Episode: Planet of the Dead (2009)

TV-PG | 59 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.6
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A meeting in a London bus with jewel thief Lady Christina takes a turn for the worst for the Doctor when the bus takes a detour to a desert-like planet, where the deadly Swarm awaits.

Director: James Strong | Stars: David Tennant, Michelle Ryan, Lee Evans, Noma Dumezweni

Votes: 2,987

47. American Dad! (2005– )
Episode: Return of the Bling (2010)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

7.4
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Stan discovers that Roger is one of his all-time heroes: a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team. But when he also discovers that Roger used steroids, he turns to his other hero for advice on how to handle it.

Directors: Joseph Daniello, Ron Hughart, Brent Woods | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane

Votes: 335

48. The Gene Autry Show (1950–1955)
Episode: T.N.T. (1950)

30 min | Western

7.8
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Gene Autry is under pressure to sell a piece of land he needs for a water supply. The buyer turns to some dubious practices to try and convince Autry to sell.

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Fuzzy Knight, Eilene Janssen

Votes: 5

49. Whispering Smith (1961– )
Episode: The Jodie Tyler Story (1961)

25 min | Western

6.1
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Hap Ward is on his way to pay off a bank loan on his store. He is called off a stage, his money belt is taken, and he is shot. Jodie Tyler shows up with a bag full of money and an interest in the store. Smitty is the trail of the killer..

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Audie Murphy, Guy Mitchell, Sam Buffington, Rachel Foulger

Votes: 10

50. My Boys (2006–2010)
Episode: When Heroes Fall from Grace (2006)

Comedy, Romance

7.5
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When Aunt Phyllis (PJ's idol) comes to town, PJ's enthusiasm cools when the woman begins dating one of her guys. Bobby is far less enthusiastic about meeting one of Mike's baseball idols, a very self-centered has-been.

Director: Barnet Kellman | Stars: Jordana Spiro, Kyle Howard, Reid Scott, Michael Bunin

Votes: 27