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1. Battleship (2012)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.9
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41 Metascore

A fleet of ships is forced to do battle with an armada of unknown origins in order to discover and thwart their destructive goals.

Writers: Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber | Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson, Rihanna

2. Total Recall (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.5
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57 Metascore

When a man goes for virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real, or does he?

Writers: Philip K. Dick, Ronald Shusett, Dan O'Bannon, Jon Povill, Gary Goldman | Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Rachel Ticotin

3. Left Behind (2000 Video)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

4.7
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22 Metascore

The Biblical prophecy of Armegeddon begins when the Rapture instantly takes all believers in Christ from the Earth. A reporter left behind learns that the Anti-Christ will soon take power.

Writers: Alan B. McElroy, Paul Lalonde, Joe Goodman | Director: Vic Sarin | Stars: Kirk Cameron, Brad Johnson, Janaya Stephens, Clarence Gilyard Jr.

4. Crimson Tide (1995)

R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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66 Metascore

On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so.

Writers: Michael Schiffer, Richard P. Henrick | Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Gene Hackman, Denzel Washington, Matt Craven, George Dzundza

5. The Siege (1998)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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53 Metascore

The secret US abduction of a suspected terrorist leads to a wave of terrorist attacks in New York that lead to the declaration of martial law.

Writers: Lawrence Wright, Menno Meyjes, Edward Zwick | Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Denzel Washington, Bruce Willis, Annette Bening, Tony Shalhoub

6. The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988)

R | 171 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.

Writers: Milan Kundera, Jean-Claude Carrière, Philip Kaufman | Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Derek de Lint

7. The Phenix City Story (1955)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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A crime-busting lawyer and his initially reluctant attorney father take on the forces that run gambling and prostitution in their small Southern town.

Writers: Crane Wilbur, Daniel Mainwaring | Director: Phil Karlson | Stars: John McIntire, Richard Kiley, Kathryn Grant, Edward Andrews

8. Lifeforce (1985)

R | 116 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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A race of space vampires arrive in London and infect the populace.

Writers: Colin Wilson, Dan O'Bannon, Don Jakoby | Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Steve Railsback, Mathilda May, Peter Firth, Frank Finlay

9. The House of the Spirits (1993)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Chile, second half of the 20th century. The poor Esteban marries Clara and they get a daughter, Blanca. Esteban works hard and eventually gets money to buy a hacienda, eventually to become ... See full summary »

Writers: Isabel Allende, Bille August | Director: Bille August | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Meryl Streep, Maria Conchita Alonso, António Assunção

10. Battle for the Planet of the Apes (1973)

G | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.5
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Ten years after conquering the Earth, ape leader Caesar wants the ruling apes and enslaved humans to live in peace. But warring factions of apes led by a militant gorilla general as well as various human groups threaten the stability.

Writers: Pierre Boulle, Paul Dehn, John William Corrington, Joyce Hooper Corrington | Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins, Natalie Trundy, Severn Darden

11. Missing (1982)

R | 122 min | Drama, History, Mystery

7.8
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When an idealistic writer disappears during the Right Wing military coup in 1973 Chile, his wife and American businessman father try to find him.

Writers: Costa-Gavras, Donald Stewart, Thomas Hauser | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Mayron, John Shea

12. Rabid (1977)

R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic.

Writer: David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Marilyn Chambers, Frank Moore, Joe Silver, Howard Ryshpan

13. The Crazies (1973)

R | 103 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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The military attempts to contain a manmade combat virus that causes death and permanent insanity in those infected, as it overtakes a small Pennsylvania town.

Writers: Paul McCollough, George A. Romero | Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Lane Carroll, Will MacMillan, Harold Wayne Jones, Lloyd Hollar

14. Them! (1954)

Approved | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The earliest atomic tests in New Mexico cause common ants to mutate into giant man-eating monsters that threaten civilization.

Writers: Ted Sherdeman, Russell S. Hughes, George Worthing Yates | Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon, James Arness

15. 1984 (1956)

90 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love.

Writers: George Orwell, William Templeton, Ralph Gilbert Bettison | Director: Michael Anderson | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Michael Redgrave, Jan Sterling, David Kossoff

16. The Dancer Upstairs (2002)

R | 132 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime

7.0
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64 Metascore

A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.

Writer: Nicholas Shakespeare | Director: John Malkovich | Stars: Javier Bardem, Laura Morante, Juan Diego Botto, Elvira Mínguez

17. Beyond Rangoon (1995)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama

6.6
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Laura is trying to pick up the pieces of her life after the murder of her husband and son, and goes on vacation with her sister to Burma. After losing her passport at a political rally, she... See full summary »

Writers: Alex Lasker, Bill Rubenstein | Director: John Boorman | Stars: Patricia Arquette, U Aung Ko, Frances McDormand, Spalding Gray

18. The Devil's Disciple (1959)

Approved | 83 min | Comedy, History, Romance

7.1
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The black sheep of a family (Dick Dudgeon) and the local minister (Anthony Anderson) discover their true vocations during the Revolutionary War.

Writers: John Dighton, Roland Kibbee, George Bernard Shaw | Directors: Guy Hamilton, Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Janette Scott

19. Lola Montès (1955)

Not Rated | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.5
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The film tells the tragic story of Lola Montès, a great adventurer who becomes the main attraction of a circus after being the lover of various important European men.

Writers: Cécil Saint-Laurent, Max Ophüls, Annette Wademant, Jacques Natanson | Director: Max Ophüls | Stars: Martine Carol, Peter Ustinov, Anton Walbrook, Henri Guisol

20. The Plague (1992)

R | 148 min | Drama

6.0
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In the 1990s, a South American city is rocked by the imminent outbreak of a plague. While many attempt to flee the city, Dr Bernard Rieux sends his sick wife away and does his best to care ... See full summary »

Writers: Albert Camus, Luis Puenzo, Eric Altmayer, Norman Di Giovanni, Susan Ashe, Robert Katz | Director: Luis Puenzo | Stars: William Hurt, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jean-Marc Barr, Robert Duvall

21. Thunder Over the Plains (1953)

Approved | 82 min | Romance, War, Western

6.4
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In Post-Bellum Texas, an army captain tries to keep the peace between overtaxed, impoverished farmers and greedy carpetbaggers.

Writer: Russell S. Hughes | Director: André De Toth | Stars: Randolph Scott, Lex Barker, Phyllis Kirk, Charles McGraw

22. The Clay Bird (2002)

95 min | Drama, History

8.4
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75 Metascore

A family must come to grips with its culture, its faith, and the brutal political changes entering its small-town world.

Writers: Catherine Masud, Tareque Masud | Director: Tareque Masud | Stars: Nurul Islam Bablu, Russell Farazi, Jayanto Chattopadhyay, Rokeya Prachy

23. The Dark House (2009)

105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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The story takes place in two parallel time planes. The first plot follows the events of one autumn night in 1978. Edward Srodon, a zootechnician, makes an accidental stopover in a farmhouse... See full summary »

Writers: Lukasz Kosmicki, Wojciech Smarzowski | Director: Wojciech Smarzowski | Stars: Arkadiusz Jakubik, Marian Dziedziel, Kinga Preis, Bartlomiej Topa

24. The Black Scorpion (1957)

Approved | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.0
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Volcanic activity frees giant scorpions from the earth who wreak havoc in the rural countryside and eventually threaten Mexico City.

Writers: David Duncan, Robert Blees, Paul Yawitz | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: Richard Denning, Mara Corday, Carlos Rivas, Mario Navarro

25. The Seventies (2002)

Drama

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A middle-class Filipino family struggles to survive in the era of dictatorship.

Writer: Lualhati Bautista | Director: Chito S. Roño | Stars: Vilma Santos, Christopher De Leon, Piolo Pascual, Marvin Agustin

26. Sirocco (1951)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Action

6.3
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A cynical American expatriate gets involved in smuggling and gun-running for the rebels during the 1925 Syrian insurgency against French occupation.

Writers: A.I. Bezzerides, Hans Jacoby, Joseph Kessel | Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Lee J. Cobb, Märta Torén, Everett Sloane

27. No Blade of Grass (1970)

R | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.1
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When a deadly virus strikes London, John Custane takes his family to hoped-for safety in Scotland.

Writers: Sean Forestal, Cornel Wilde, John Christopher | Director: Cornel Wilde | Stars: Nigel Davenport, Jean Wallace, John Hamill, Lynne Frederick

28. Arizona (1940)

Approved | 125 min | Western

7.0
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Phoebe Titus is a tough, swaggering pioneer woman, but her ways become decidedly more feminine when she falls for California bound Peter Muncie. But Peter won't be distracted from his ... See full summary »

Writers: Claude Binyon, Clarence Budington Kelland | Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Jean Arthur, William Holden, Warren William, Porter Hall

29. Pisay (2007)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Amidst the chaos of Martial Law in this Third World country in the 1980s, six teenagers in the top high school for the sciences discover themselves as they go through the joys and pains of ... See full summary »

Writers: Henry Grageda, Auraeus Solito | Director: Auraeus Solito | Stars: Gammy Lopez, Annicka Dolonius, Carl John Barrameda, Elijah Castillo

30. This Is Not a Test (1962)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.6
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A highway patrolman stops motorists on a highway after he hears news reports of a possible nuclear attack.

Writers: Peter Abenheim, Betty Laskey, Fredric Gadette | Director: Fredric Gadette | Stars: Seamon Glass, Thayer Roberts, Aubrey Martin, Mary Morlas

31. The Sisters (1938)

Approved | 99 min | Drama

7.2
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Three daughters of a small down pharmacist undergo trials and tribulations in their problematic marriages between 1904 and 1908.

Writers: Milton Krims, Myron Brinig | Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Errol Flynn, Bette Davis, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter

32. Diplomatic Siege (1999)

R | 90 min | Action, Thriller

3.9
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When Steve Mitchell is clandestinely sent to the US embassy in Bucharest, Romania to disarm a nuclear bomb that has secretly remained in the building since the end of the Cold War, little ... See full summary »

Writers: Mark Amin, Robert Boris, Kevin Bernhardt, Sam Bernard | Director: Gustavo Graef Marino | Stars: Peter Weller, Daryl Hannah, Tom Berenger, Adrian Pintea

33. TerrorStorm: A History of Government-Sponsored Terrorism (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 113 min | Documentary

8.0
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Throughout history, criminal elements inside governments have carried out terror attacks against their own populations as a pretext to enslave them. TerrorStorm reveals how, in the last ... See full summary »

Writer: Alex Jones | Director: Alex Jones | Stars: Alex Jones, Ray McGovern, Cindy Sheehan, Steven E. Jones

34. Hellbenders (1967)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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An ex-Confederate and his sons plan to use stolen money as a way to revive the Confederacy.

Writers: Albert Band, Louis Garfinkle, Virgil C. Gerlach, José Gutiérrez Maesso, Ugo Liberatore | Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Norma Bengell, Al Mulock, Aldo Sambrell

35. Peppermint Candy (1999)

129 min | Drama

8.0
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Consists of five phases of a man's life about why he committed suicide in the end.

Writer: Chang-dong Lee | Director: Chang-dong Lee | Stars: Kyung-gu Sol, Yeo-jin Kim, Jung Suh, So-ri Moon

36. Evolution of a Filipino Family (2004)

540 min | Drama

7.3
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Writer: Lav Diaz | Director: Lav Diaz | Stars: Elryan de Vera, Angie Ferro, Pen Medina, Marife Necesito

37. Gabriel Over the White House (1933)

Passed | 86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.5
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A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident.

Writers: Carey Wilson, Bertram Bloch, Anonymous | Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Walter Huston, Karen Morley, Franchot Tone, Arthur Byron

38. Minsa'y isang gamu-gamo (1976)

99 min | Drama

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Writer: Marina Feleo-Gonzales | Director: Lupita Aquino-Kashiwahara | Stars: Nora Aunor, Jay Ilagan, Gloria Sevilla, Perla Bautista

39. A Reason to Live, a Reason to Die (1972)

PG | 92 min | Western

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Branded a coward for surrendering his New Mexico fort to the Confederates without firing a shot, a Union colonel attempts to redeem himself by leading a band of condemned prisoners on a suicide mission to recapture it.

Writers: Rafael Azcona, Ernesto Gastaldi, Tonino Valerii | Director: Tonino Valerii | Stars: James Coburn, Telly Savalas, Bud Spencer, Georges Géret

40. The First Texan (1956)

Approved | 82 min | Biography, History, Western

6.0
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After arriving in Texas to escape a scandal back east, lawyer Sam Houston just wants to hang out his shingle, keep a low profile, and stay out of any political intrigue. However, when ... See full summary »

Writer: Daniel B. Ullman | Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Joel McCrea, Felicia Farr, Jeff Morrow, Wallace Ford

41. Imelda (2003)

Unrated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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69 Metascore

A "beyond the shoes" documentary on the former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos.

Director: Ramona S. Diaz | Stars: Imelda Marcos, Ferdinand Marcos Jr., Imee Marcos, Stephen Bosworth

42. Years of the Beast (1981)

98 min | Sci-Fi

6.4
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College professor Stephen Miles (Gary Bayer), his wife, a young girl, and a drifter (Jerry Houser) are suddenly faced with a society where money is worthless, food is scarce, your neighbor ... See full summary »

Writers: Gary Bayer, Leon Chambers, Daniel L. Quick, D. Paul Thomas | Director: D. Paul Thomas | Stars: Gary Bayer, Alana Rader, Malcon McCaiman, Jerry Houser

43. Muli (2010)

115 min | Drama

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An ex-seminarian slash communist runs a hotel in Baguio. He then meets a handsome upcoming lawyer. A once-a-year trip to Baguio by the lawyer and conversations with the hotel owner develop ... See full summary »

Writer: Jerry Gracio | Director: Adolfo Alix Jr. | Stars: Cogie Domingo, Sid Lucero, Rocky Salumbides, Max Eigenmann

44. State of Siege (1972)

120 min | Drama, Thriller

7.8
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In Uruguay in the early 1970s, an official of the US Agency for International Development (a group used as a front for training foreign police in counterinsurgency methods) is kidnapped by ... See full summary »

Writers: Franco Solinas, Costa-Gavras | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Yves Montand, Renato Salvatori, O.E. Hasse, Jacques Weber

45. 80 Millions (2011)

102 min | Action, History

6.7
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Writers: Krzysztof Kopka, Waldemar Krzystek | Director: Waldemar Krzystek | Stars: Filip Bobek, Marcin Bosak, Wojciech Solarz, Piotr Glowacki

46. The Secret Ways (1961)

112 min | Adventure, History, Mystery

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Vienna, 1956. After Soviet tanks crush the Hungarian uprising, soldier-of-fortune Mike Reynolds is hired to help a threatened Hungarian scientist (Prof. Jansci) escape from Budapest. He and... See full summary »

Writers: Alistair MacLean, Jean Hazlewood | Directors: Phil Karlson, Richard Widmark | Stars: Richard Widmark, Sonja Ziemann, Charles Regnier, Walter Rilla

47. Octobre (1994)

97 min | Drama

7.5
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A dramatization of the infamous Canadian terrorist abduction & murder of a government minister by a cell of The Quebec Liberation Front.

Writers: Francis Simard, Pierre Falardeau | Director: Pierre Falardeau | Stars: Hugo Dubé, Luc Picard, Pierre Rivard, Denis Trudel

48. The Key (1934)

Approved | 71 min | Drama

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British officer is assigned to duty in Ireland and gets embroiled in Anglo-Irish battles and old girl friend who is now married to an Irishman. Powell learns more than he wanted to know ... See full summary »

Writers: Laird Doyle, R. Gore Brown, J.L. Hardy | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: William Powell, Edna Best, Colin Clive, Hobart Cavanaugh

49. Post Mortem, America 2021 (2013)

99 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

6.3
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Writer: Cameron Scott | Director: Cameron Scott | Stars: Linnea Quigley, Jim O'Rear, Monique Dupree, April Monique Burril

50. Orderers (1974)

109 min | Drama, History

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A fact-based account of ordinary citizens who found themselves arrested and imprisoned without charge for weeks during the October Crisis in 1970 Quebec.

Writer: Michel Brault | Director: Michel Brault | Stars: Hélène Loiselle, Jean Lapointe, Guy Provost, Claude Gauthier