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1. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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A young woman, destined to slay vampires, demons and other infernal creatures, deals with her life fighting evil, with the help of her friends.

Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Anthony Head

Votes: 102,808

2. Legend of the Seeker (2008–2010)

44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.7
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After the mysterious murder of his father, a son's search for answers begins a momentous fight against tyranny.

Stars: Craig Horner, Bridget Regan, Bruce Spence, Craig Parker

Votes: 29,149

3. We Were Soldiers (2002)

R | 138 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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65 Metascore

The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.

Director: Randall Wallace | Stars: Mel Gibson, Madeleine Stowe, Greg Kinnear, Sam Elliott

Votes: 104,235 | Gross: $78.12M

4. True Crime (1999)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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65 Metascore

Can an over-the-hill journalist uncover the evidence that can prove a death row inmate's innocence just hours before his execution?

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Isaiah Washington, LisaGay Hamilton, James Woods

Votes: 25,705 | Gross: $16.64M

5. Quest for Fire (1981)

R | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.4
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This story takes place in prehistoric time when three prehistoric tribesmen search for a new fire source.

Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud | Stars: Everett McGill, Ron Perlman, Nicholas Kadi, Rae Dawn Chong

Votes: 16,443

6. The Odyssey (1997– )

PG-13 | 176 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Drama

7.0
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This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with Maltese and Turkish locations, state-of-the-art special effects, and many bronzed muscles gleaming with sweat--... See full summary »

Stars: Armand Assante, Greta Scacchi, Isabella Rossellini, Bernadette Peters

Votes: 10,809

7. Hell Is for Heroes (1962)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, War

7.0
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Small squad must hold off German attack.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Steve McQueen, Bobby Darin, Fess Parker, Harry Guardino

Votes: 5,132

8. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1999– )

540 min | Adventure, Drama

7.5
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During the turmoil of the French Revolution, English aristocrat Percy Blakeney, often aided by his League of friends, secretly undertakes various daring missions as the Scarlet Pimpernel.

Stars: Richard E. Grant, Ronan Vibert, Gerard Murphy, Jonathan Coy

Votes: 956

9. They Fought for Their Country (1975)

137 min | Drama, War

8.1
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In July 1942, in the Second World War, the rearguard of the Red army protects the bridgehead of the Don River against the German army while the retreating soviet troops cross the bridge. ... See full summary »

Director: Sergey Bondarchuk | Stars: Vasiliy Shukshin, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Georgiy Burkov

Votes: 1,335

10. Violent Saturday (1955)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Three men case a small town very carefully, with plans to rob the bank on the upcoming Saturday, which turns violent and deadly.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Victor Mature, Richard Egan, Stephen McNally, Virginia Leith

Votes: 1,350

11. EZ Streets (1996–1997)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.3
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Catholic confession city-politics softball-game.

Stars: Ken Olin, Joe Pantoliano, Jason Gedrick, Mike Starr

Votes: 178

12. Saving the Titanic (2012 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama, History

7.5
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The story of the engineers who worked tirelessly to keep the electric power running as the Titanic sank. Their selfless actions kept the lights on and the electric lifeboat winches operational to facilitate the survival of others.

Director: Maurice Sweeney | Stars: Liam Cunningham, David Wilmot, Ciarán McMenamin, Owen McDonnell

Votes: 175

13. Samson (1961)

117 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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During the Nazi occupation, Jewish prisoner Jakub Gold is released from jail and works as a gravedigger in the Warsaw ghetto. Although he manages to escape and keeps hiding in private apartments, he tries to get back to the ghetto.

Director: Andrzej Wajda | Stars: Serge Merlin, Alina Janowska, Elzbieta Kepinska, Jan Ciecierski

Votes: 110

14. Men of Texas (1942)

Approved | 82 min | Western

6.3
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Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Robert Stack, Broderick Crawford, Jackie Cooper, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 16

15. The Great Man Votes (1939)

Passed | 72 min | Drama

6.7
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In 1923, Gregory Vance, a widower with two children, is a former scholar who has turned from book-to-bottle. He works, slightly, as a night-watchman and his children, who know him for what ... See full summary »

Director: Garson Kanin | Stars: John Barrymore, Peter Holden, Virginia Weidler, Katharine Alexander

Votes: 400

16. Mega Man (1987 Video Game)

E | Action, Sci-Fi

7.9
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A housekeeping robot volunteers to become a superhero to stop a mad scientist from world domination.

Votes: 485

17. Massacre at Noon (1975)

91 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.5
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In Autumn of 1941, the German army, determined to put down a Communist-led uprising in Serbia, is conducting a policy of killing 100 hostages for any German soldier killed. The city of ... See full summary »

Director: Branimir Tori Jankovic | Stars: Dragomir Bojanic-Gidra, Miha Baloh, Voja Miric, Dragana Borkovic

Votes: 28

18. Husinska buna (1980 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama

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This is the true story of the miners who were seeking their rights by doing the hardest job in the world. Husinska rebellion is an armed resistance miners mine Krek against the violence of ... See full summary »

Director: Sava Mrmak | Stars: Dragan Jovicic, Bert Sotlar, Rejhan Demirdzic, Rudi Alvadj

19. Ernst Thälmann - Führer seiner Klasse (1955)

140 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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The second part of the Ernst Thaelmann films encompasses the time period between 1930 and Thaelmann's murder in 1944. It shows Thaelmann's battle to achieve a united front with all German ... See full summary »

Director: Kurt Maetzig | Stars: Günther Simon, Hans-Peter Minetti, Karla Runkehl, Paul R. Henker

Votes: 63

20. Bucky O'Hare (1992 Video Game)

Not Rated | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.6
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A simple 2-D scrolling shooter where you walk, fly or drive through various waves of animated cannon-fodder animals.

Votes: 28

21. The Captives (2004)

55 min | History

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Shawnee warriors captured Mary Draper Ingles at the start of the French and Indian War in 1755. She escaped and followed the rivers through the wilderness to her home in Virginia.

Director: Jude Miller | Stars: James Blake, Sadie Jones, Elliot Lowe Miller

22. Little Sister's vs. Big Brother (2002)

71 min | Documentary

7.0
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The story of how Little Sister's, a small bookstore in the heart of Vancouver's gay and lesbian community, has flourished in the face of book seizures and bombings. At the center of the ... See full summary »

Director: Aerlyn Weissman | Stars: Jim Deva, Bruce Smythe, Knowlton Nash, Nino Ricci

Votes: 14

23. Night of the Assassin (1980)

Action

5.5
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Historic swordplay of epic proportions tells the story about a hired assassin paid to assassinate the king

Director: Hsueh Li Pao | Stars: Chung-Kuei Chang, Sha Chao, Ting Chao, David Chiang

Votes: 14

24. We Are Angels (1997 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Animated 2D platformer based on the Italian TV series of the same name. Heroic fake monk Orso must escape jail and defeat Santillana, the strongman of San Rolando village. You get FMV briefings from Orso. The game has six stages.

Stars: Bud Spencer, Philip Michael Thomas

25. The Fighting Devil Dogs (1943)

Approved | 69 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, War

6.9
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Feature version of the 1938 serial of the same name.

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Lee Powell, Bruce Bennett, Eleanor Stewart, Montagu Love

Votes: 15

26. Ranger Danger

Short, Comedy, Horror | Post-production

In this horror/comedy short, a sweet naive Forest Ranger Johnny, eager for more responsibility, gets more than he bargained for when a raving Final Girl barrels into his cabin.

Director: Jaz Moore | Stars: Rachel Paulson, Tamara Rey, Grace Carol, Jason Berry

27. Flying Cadets (1941)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.0
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Story of test pilots at a school that trains new flyers.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: William Gargan, Edmund Lowe, Peggy Moran, Frank Albertson

Votes: 6

28. Do potomnego (2004)

51 min | History

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Director: Antoni Krauze | Stars: Dariusz Wnuk, Janusz Radek, Marcin Przybylski, Bartosz Porczyk

29. Animal World (2006– )

30 min | Documentary, News

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Stars: Philip Hersh, Ellen Pyzik, Paul Watson, Ingrid Newkirk

30. Maometto secondo (2005 Video)

174 min | Drama, Musical

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It was customary for Rossini to modify his scores and develop second and third versions for theatres that wanted to stage his operas. The Maometto II here recorded corresponds only in part ... See full summary »

Director: Tiziano Mancini | Stars: Lorenzo Regazzo, Federico Lepre, Maxim Mironov, Carmen Giannattasio

31. Far from Moscow (1970 TV Movie)

106 min | Drama, War

7.2
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The major oil pipeline construction is going on in Russia under heavy bombings by the Nazi Air Force.

Director: Yuri Malyatsky | Star: Petr Shelokhonov

Votes: 10

32. Blue's Journey (1991 Video Game)

Adventure, Family, Fantasy

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Stars: Takashi Hatono, Yohko Igarashi, Yuka Watanabe, Hideyuki Yamada

33. Time Killers (1992 Video Game)

Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

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34. Mister Viking (1984 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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35. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
Episode: Flume to the Mother Lode (1960)

30 min | Western

7.5
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Bat and his partners fleece an unscrupulous businessman out of half the profits in a gold mine. He exacts revenge by buying up the timber they need to shore up the mine walls, then tries to kill the men with an explosion in the mine.

Director: Walter Doniger | Stars: Gene Barry, Paul Lambert, Jerome Cowan, Miranda Jones

Votes: 15

36. Bat Masterson (1958–1961)
Episode: The Rage of Princess Ann (1960)

30 min | Western

7.5
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Bat has an interest in a mine in Colorado and discovers its conditions are unsafe, but the general manager is forcing the miners to work in it anyway. He decides to convince the other owners including its pretty namesake to improve safety.

Director: Eddie Davis | Stars: Gene Barry, Elaine Stewart, Ron Hayes, Gene Roth

Votes: 15