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1. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
PG-13 | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
When atrocities threaten New York, Spider-Man must protect both its citizens and his loved ones before the city befalls into tragedy.
2. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers for a top secret research project that turns him into Captain America, a superhero dedicated to defending USA ideals.
3. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Peter Parker finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young. His path puts him on a collision course with Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner.
5. X-Men: First Class (2011)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In 1962, the United States government enlists the help of Mutants with superhuman abilities to stop a malicious dictator who is determined to start world war III.
6. Fringe (2008–2013)
TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A television drama centered around a female FBI agent who is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.
7. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A young man is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.
8. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical
A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.
10. Young Frankenstein (1974)
PG | 106 min | Comedy
Dr. Frankenstein's grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments.
11. Green Lantern (2011)
PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A test pilot is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force.
12. RED 2 (2013)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.
13. Spider-Man 2 (2004)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action
Peter Parker is beset with troubles in his failing personal life as he battles a brilliant scientist named Doctor Otto Octavius.
14. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Jack Skellington, king of Halloweentown, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept.
15. Batman & Robin (1997)
PG-13 | 125 min | Action
Batman & Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City.
16. Edward Scissorhands (1990)
PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
An uncommonly gentle young man, who happens to have scissors for hands, falls in love with a beautiful adolescent girl.
17. Batman Forever (1995)
PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Batman must battle Two-Face and The Riddler with help of an amourous psychologist and a young circus acrobat who becomes his sidekick, Robin.
18. Barbarella (1968)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
In the far future, a highly sexual woman is tasked with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way she encounters various unusual people.
Writers: Jean-Claude Forest, Claude Brulé, Terry Southern, Roger Vadim, Vittorio Bonicelli, Clement Biddle Wood, Brian Degas, Tudor Gates | Director: Roger Vadim | Stars: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Milo O'Shea
19. Casper (1995)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A paranormal expert and his daughter bunk in an abandoned house populated by 3 mischievous ghosts and one friendly one.
20. G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer.
21. Grindhouse (2007)
R | 191 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
Two full length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino & Robert Rodriguez put together as a two film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.
Writers: Robert Rodriguez, Rob Zombie, Edgar Wright, Jeff Rendell, Eli Roth, Quentin Tarantino, Rob Cotterill, Jason Eisener, John Davies | Directors: Robert Rodriguez, Eli Roth, Quentin Tarantino, Edgar Wright, Rob Zombie | Stars: Kurt Russell, Rose McGowan, Danny Trejo, Zoë Bell
22. Flash Gordon (1980)
PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.
23. Cars 2 (2011)
G | 106 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.
24. Back to the Future Part II (1989)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985... without interfering with his first trip.
25. Phineas and Ferb (2007– )
TV-G | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family | Active
An animated comedy about two stepbrothers who find inventive things to do on each day of their summer vacation such as building a roller coaster out of materials you would find in your ... See full summary »
27. The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009)
R | 92 min | Horror
A mad scientist kidnaps and mutilates a trio of tourists in order to reassemble them into a human centipede, created by stitching their mouths to each others' rectums.
28. Planet Terror (2007)
Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Horror
After an experimental bio-weapon is released, turning thousands into zombie-like creatures, it's up to a rag-tag group of survivors to stop the infected and those behind its release.
30. Dr. No (1962)
TV-PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A resourceful government agent seeks answers in a case involving a missing colleague and the disruption of the American space program.
31. Metropolis (1927)
Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
32. Back to the Future Part III (1990)
PG | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Enjoying a peaceable existence in 1885, Doctor Emmet Brown is about to be killed by Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen. Marty McFly travels back in time to save his friend.
33. Wild Wild West (1999)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Western, Comedy
The two best hired guns in the West must save President Grant from the clutches of a 19th century inventor-villain.
34. The Fly (1986)
R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong.
35. Iron Sky (2012)
R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
The Nazis set up a secret base on the dark side of the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018.
37. Timeline (2003)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of archaeological students become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve their professor. The group must survive in 14th century France long enough to be rescued.
38. Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)
PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Adventuress Lara Croft goes on a quest to save the mythical Pandora's Box before an evil scientist and recruits a former Marine turned mercenary to assist her.
39. Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A woman transformed into a giant after she is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day becomes part of a team of monsters sent in by the U.S. government to defeat an alien mastermind trying to take over Earth.
Writers: Maya Forbes, Wallace Wolodarsky, Rob Letterman, Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Conrad Vernon | Directors: Rob Letterman, Conrad Vernon | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Rainn Wilson, Stephen Colbert, Seth Rogen
40. Hollow Man (2000)
R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Scientists discover how to make people invisible, but their test subject becomes an insane killer who stalks them.
41. The Stepford Wives (2004)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech terrifying little town, in a very modern comedy-thriller.
42. The Avengers (1998)
PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Two British agents (John Steed and Emma Peel) team up to stop Sir August De Wynter from destroying the world with a weather changing machine.
43. Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
A variety of horrible poisonous spiders get exposed to a noxious chemical that causes them to grow to monumental proportions.
44. Frankenstein (1994)
R | 123 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
When Victor Frankenstein rejects the artificial man he just created, the monster escapes and later swears revenge.
45. Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002)
PG | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Cortez siblings set out for a mysterious island, where they encounter a genetic scientist and a set of rival spy kids.
46. Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
PG | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
After New York City receives a series of attacks from giant flying robots, a reporter teams up with a pilot in search of their origin, as well as the reason for the disappearances of famous scientists around the world.
47. Frankenstein (1931)
Unrated | 70 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.
48. The Black Hole (1979)
PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Family
A research vessel finds a missing ship, commanded by a mysterious scientist, on the edge of a black hole.
49. Zombie Strippers! (2008)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Horror
In the not too distant future a secret government re-animation chemo-virus gets released into conservative Sartre, Nebraska and lands in an underground strip club. As the virus begins to ... See full summary »
50. The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
PG-13 | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
After being rescued and brought to an island, a man discovers that it's inhabitants are experimental animals being turned into strange looking humans, all of it the work of a visionary doctor.