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1. Stargate: Atlantis (2004–2009)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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An international team of scientists and military personnel discover a Stargate network in the Pegasus Galaxy and come face-to-face with a new, powerful enemy, The Wraith.

Creators: Robert C. Cooper, Brad Wright | Stars: Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell, David Hewlett, Jason Momoa

Votes: 48,838

2. Castle in the Sky (1986)

PG | 125 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.1
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A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle.

Writer: Hayao Miyazaki | Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Anna Paquin, James Van Der Beek, Cloris Leachman, Mark Hamill

Votes: 98,806

3. King Kong (1933)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. Then he's captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.

Writers: James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose, Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace | Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Votes: 64,108

4. Dinotopia (II) (2002 TV Mini-Series)

250 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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Carl and David, two boys flying a small aircraft over the ocean with their father, crash land near an uncharted island. The boys swim safely to shore, but their father unfortunately drowns ... See full summary »

Stars: Tyron Leitso, Wentworth Miller, Colin Salmon, Hannah Yelland

Votes: 4,373

5. Dinotopia (I) (2002–2003)

60 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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Stars: Erik von Detten, Shiloh Strong, Zoltan Papp, Omid Djalili

Votes: 1,104

6. Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975)

G | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.5
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Doc and the Amazing Five battle Captain Seas and "the green death" for control of a fabulous resource.

Writers: Lester Dent, Joe Morheim, George Pal | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Ron Ely, Paul Gleason, William Lucking, Michael Miller

Votes: 1,274

7. Man from Atlantis (1977–1978)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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The adventures of a man with amphibious abilities.

Stars: Patrick Duffy, Alan Fudge, Belinda Montgomery, Anson Downes

Votes: 1,382

8. The Martian Chronicles (1980 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Sci-Fi

6.7
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Earth sends its first manned probe to Mars in 1999, and a jealous Martian murders the two astronauts when his wife has erotic dreams of meeting them. Members of a subsequent expedition are ... See full summary »

Stars: Rock Hudson, Gayle Hunnicutt, Bernie Casey, Christopher Connelly

Votes: 1,551

9. Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)

Not Rated | 78 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.4
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The undersea nation of Seatopia sends the gigantic Megalon to destroy the world above - and it's up to Godzilla and a size-shifting robot, Jet Jaguar, to defeat him.

Writers: Jun Fukuda, Takeshi Kimura, Shin'ichi Sekizawa | Director: Jun Fukuda | Stars: Katsuhiko Sasaki, Hiroyuki Kawase, Yutaka Hayashi, Robert Dunham

Votes: 3,297

10. The Island at the Top of the World (1974)

G | 93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.3
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In 1907, four explorers discover a lost colony of Vikings in the Arctic.

Writers: John Whedon, James Vance Marshall | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: David Hartman, Donald Sinden, Jacques Marin, Mako

Votes: 1,736

11. Warlords of the Deep (1978)

PG | 96 min | Fantasy, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Searching for the lost world of Atlantis, Prof. Aitken, his son Charles and Greg Collinson are betrayed by the crew of their expedition's ship, attracted by the fabulous treasures of ... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Hayles | Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Doug McClure, Peter Gilmore, Shane Rimmer, Lea Brodie

Votes: 1,362

12. Atlantis, the Lost Continent (1961)

Approved | 90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.6
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A Greek Fisherman brings an Atlantean Princess back to her homeland which is the mythical city of Atlantis. He is enslaved for his trouble. The King is being manipulated by an evil sorcerer... See full summary »

Writers: Gerald Hargreaves, Daniel Mainwaring | Director: George Pal | Stars: Sal Ponti, Joyce Taylor, John Dall, William Smith

Votes: 932

13. The Raiders of Atlantis (1983)

Unrated | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.7
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A team of scientists working to raise a sunken Russian nuclear submarine on an ocean platform off the coast of Miami, Florida, unearth an ancient Atlantean relic from the sea floor and ... See full summary »

Writers: Tito Carpi, Vincenzo Mannino | Director: Ruggero Deodato | Stars: Christopher Connelly, Gioia Scola, Tony King, Stefano Mingardo

Votes: 846

14. Rogue Galaxy (2005 Video Game)

T | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Rogue Galaxy begins on the planet Rosa with the title hero, Jaster Rogue, a young man with avid dreams of exploring the galaxy. Unfortunately for him, Rosa, despite being a planet on the ... See full summary »

Stars: Will Friedle, Natalie Lander, Steve Blum, Kari Wahlgren

Votes: 118

15. Spartakus and the Sun Beneath the Sea (1985–1987)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.3
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Long ago, the mystical civilization of Arkadia was one of the most advanced places on Earth, until the end of the world came and forced the land and it's people underground. After that ... See full summary »

Creator: Nina Wolmark | Stars: Jeanine Forney, Chris Benard, Amandine Rajau, Louis Arbessier

Votes: 503

16. Atragon (1963)

94 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Several strange occurrences are taking place all over the world including the disappearance of two engineers. Also, former admiral Kosumi is nearly kidnapped along with his secretary, and ... See full summary »

Writers: Shin'ichi Sekizawa, Shunrô Oshikawa, Shigeru Komatsuzaki | Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Tadao Takashima, Yôko Fujiyama, Yû Fujiki, Kenji Sahara

Votes: 585

17. Beyond Atlantis (1973)

PG | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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A band of adventurers invade a native island determined to grab a reported fortune in buried treasure. The islanders are just as determined to keep their sacred treasure. Complications ensue.

Writers: Charles Eric Johnson, Stephanie Rothman | Director: Eddie Romero | Stars: Patrick Wayne, John Ashley, Leigh Christian, Sid Haig

Votes: 174

18. The White Orchid (1954)

81 min | Adventure, Romance

4.7
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A romantic triangle leads to complications on an archaeological expedition in Southern Mexico.

Writers: David Duncan, Reginald Le Borg | Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: William Lundigan, Peggie Castle, Armando Silvestre, Rosenda Monteros

Votes: 93

19. The Lost Atlantis (1932)

81 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.2
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Two soldiers--searching the Sahara for Atlantis--are captured by raiders from the lost city. They are taken before its beautiful queen who has over 50 mummified ex-lovers! What follows is ... See full summary »

Writers: Pierre Benoît, Miles Mander, Hermann Oberländer, Ladislaus Vajda | Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Brigitte Helm, John Stuart, Tela Tchaï, Gustav Diessl

Votes: 153

20. Statues also Die (1953)

30 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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A documentary of black art.

Writer: Chris Marker | Directors: Ghislain Cloquet, Chris Marker, Alain Resnais | Stars: Jean Négroni, François Mitterrand, Pope Pius XII, Sugar Ray Robinson

Votes: 671

21. The Sannikov Land (1974)

92 min | Adventure

7.1
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The exiled settler Alexander Ilyin persuades the goldmines owner Trifon Perfilyev to sponsor the expedition dedicated to the searches of "Sannikov Land", a legendary warm land behind the Polar circle.

Writers: Vladislav Fedoseyev, Vladimir Obruchev, Mark Zakharov | Directors: Albert S. Mkrtchyan, Leonid Popov | Stars: Vladislav Dvorzhetskiy, Oleg Dal, Yuriy Nazarov, Georgiy Vitsin

Votes: 380

22. Discovering Dinotopia (2002 TV Movie)

Documentary, Sci-Fi

6.2
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Designed to generate awareness and interest among younger viewers in ABC's "Dinotopia." Hosting the program from Dinotopia and using footage from the series, David Scott leads viewers ... See full summary »

Writer: Paul Carlson | Director: Tim VandeSteeg | Stars: Wentworth Miller, Len Goodman, Adam Whisner, Katie Carr

Votes: 45

23. The Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time (1998 Video Game)

K-A | Sci-Fi, Adventure, Comedy

9.1
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Temporal agent Gage Blackwood must take one final trip through time and visit Atlantis, Shangri La and El Dorado to find an artifact called the Legacy of Time and stop an alien invasion. His A.I. bud Arthur joins him once again.

Writers: Eric Dallaire, David Flanagan, Victor Navone, Phil Saunders, Greg Uhler, Tommy Yune, Matt Weinhold | Directors: Phil Saunders, Tommy Yune | Stars: Jerry Rector, Michele Scarabelli, Daniel Mann, David Fenner

Votes: 54

24. The Live Wire (1935)

Approved | 57 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

4.7
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A sailor finds an ancient vase on an uncharted island. He is later hired by archaeologists to lead them back to the island. They discover the temples of a lost civilization.

Writers: Leon Metzetti, Carl Krusada | Director: Harry S. Webb | Stars: Richard Talmadge, Alberta Vaughn, George Walsh, George Chesebro

Votes: 39

25. Food for the Gods (2007)

10 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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On a world light-years from Earth, a beautiful mystic warrior must choose between her people's future and the life of an American astronaut with whom she is in love.

Writers: H. Scott Hughes, Patricia C. Hughes, Phillip Matte | Director: H. Scott Hughes | Stars: Yvette Lu, Danny Dorosh, Takahiro Inoue, Beverly Wu

Votes: 8

26. Omer et le fils de l'étoile (1992–1993)

26 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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Stars: Serge Blumental, Séverine Denis, Marion Game, Raoul Guillet

Votes: 16

27. Timelapse (1996 Video Game)

K-A | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

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Myst clone in which you must solve cryptic puzzles to find the archaeologist who went missing on Eastern Island while exploring traces of an unknown lost civilization that has ties to ancient Egypt, Maya and other ancient civilizations.

Writers: Richard Moran, Lori Nichols, Sal Parascandolo, Mike Yuen | Director: Lori Nichols | Stars: Doren Elias, Jon Gudmundson, Darla Haun, Ann Marie McFadden

28. Pozegnanie jesieni (1990)

98 min | Drama, History

6.7
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Decadence, homosexuality, excess wealth, infidelity, alcoholism and drugs all played a major role in the decline of aristocracy.

Writers: Wojciech Nowak, Mariusz Trelinski, Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, Janusz Wróblewski | Director: Mariusz Trelinski | Stars: Jan Frycz, Maria Pakulnis, Grazyna Trela, Henryk Bista

Votes: 45

29. Aku-Aku (1960)

86 min | Documentary

6.5
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Director: Thor Heyerdahl

Votes: 90

30. Witness from Dinotopia (2002 TV Movie)

Documentary, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Witness From Dinotopia is a half-hour special designed to generate awareness and high interest in ABC's six-hour mega-series event: Dinotopia, premiering Sunday May 12, 2002 AD. This unique... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Carlson, Joshua Will | Director: Tim VandeSteeg | Stars: Lee Walker, Adam Whisner

Votes: 9

31. Jewels II: The Ultimate Challenge (1998 Video Game)

E | Adventure

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In this FMV sequel to 1995 puzzle game, Jewels of the Oracle, you play as the assistant of Professor Bhandam, who's researching the newly discovered dig of a pre-Sumerian civilization. Solve puzzles to find their long lost library.

Star: Henry Ramer

32. The Cats of Mars Meet the Toy Car (2010)

8 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

5.8
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In Mars' ancient ruins live the Cats of Mars. One day a toy car lands. He only wants to work and work, he never wants to sleep or play. The cats think he's sad, they decide to help.

Writer: Jacob Stålhammar | Director: Jacob Stålhammar | Stars: Jeff Crackower, Freddie Wadling

Votes: 10

33. Secrets of the Luxor (1996 Video Game)

Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

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Myst clone set in a newly discovered pyramid in Luxor, Egypt where a stargate has been found. The player is an archaeologist sent through to discover the secrets of a highly advanced lost civilization that built the pyramid.

Director: Kyle Maxwell | Stars: Mark Ahlin, Jared Atkin, Elkanah Burns, Cory Caserta

34. Archive (1998)

5 min | Short, Animation, Sci-Fi

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A damaged spacecraft crash lands on a barren world. As the crew repair the damage they discover the remains of an ancient civilisation. It seems to bear remarkable similarities to that of Earth...

Writer: Andrew MacLeod | Director: Andrew MacLeod | Stars: Scott Heslop, Jenny Craven-Smith, Colette Stevenson, Andrew MacLeod

35. Titanic: A Mysterious Undersea Adventure (1998 Video Game)

Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

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Myst clone set at the bottom of the ocean. You're sent to explore the lost abandoned underwater city of mysterious origin that's been discovered not too far from the spot where the Titanic sank. Titanic does not appear in the game.

Creators: Ralph Eiric, E. Haas, Jochen Krapf

36. Soldier Girl Amazon (1986 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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37. Ancient Aliens (2009– )
Episode: Chariots, Gods and Beyond (2009)

TV-PG | 120 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

7.7
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According to ancient alien theorists, extraterrestrials with superior knowledge of science and engineering landed on Earth thousands of years ago, sharing their expertise with early ... See full summary »

Writers: Kevin Burns, Rob Hampton | Director: Kevin Burns | Stars: Luis Navia, Barry Downing, Erich von Däniken, Michael Cremo

Votes: 512

38. Digging for the Truth (2005– )
Episode: Mystery of the Anasazi (2005)

45 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.2
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In the American Southwest, there is no more puzzling mystery than the magnificent stone cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde. Why did the Anasazi Indians suddenly move their villages to these ... See full summary »

Writer: Ann Carroll | Director: Graham Townsley | Stars: Josh Bernstein, Lorisa Qumawunn, Vaughn Hadenfeldt, Archie Hanson

Votes: 12

39. Digging for the Truth (2005– )
Episode: Quest for King Solomon's Gold (2005)

45 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

6.0
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Of all the rulers mentioned in the Bible, King Solomon was purportedly the wisest...and the richest! The reason? His access to vast quantities of gold. According to the Bible, the source of... See full summary »

Writer: Brian Leckey | Director: Brian Leckey | Stars: Josh Bernstein, Daniel Kazawsarane, Edward Matenga, Teclehaimanot Gebre Selassie

Votes: 5

40. The Champions (1968–1969)
Episode: The Beginning (1968)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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Sharron MacReady, Craig Stirling and Richard Barrett work as agents for international law enforcement bureau Nemesis, based in Geneva, Whilst returning from a mission in China with ... See full summary »

Creator: Monty Berman | Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo, William Gaunt, Anthony Nicholls

Votes: 33

41. Lost in Space (1965–1968)
Episode: There Were Giants in the Earth (1965)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.0
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Due to the planet's orbit, the Robinsons are going to freeze to death unless they head south.

Creator: Irwin Allen | Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen

Votes: 92