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1. Superman (1978)

PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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86 Metascore

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando

Votes: 126,832 | Gross: $134.22M

2. Dawn of the Dead (2004)

R | 101 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

7.4
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59 Metascore

A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Mekhi Phifer, Jake Weber

Votes: 194,923 | Gross: $58.89M

3. Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

R | 97 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

5.8
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37 Metascore

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.

Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

Votes: 89,359 | Gross: $82.16M

4. Turbo (2013)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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58 Metascore

A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500.

Director: David Soren | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Maya Rudolph, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 62,641 | Gross: $83.02M

5. 13 (I) (2010)

R | 91 min | Drama, Thriller

6.1
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29 Metascore

A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.

Director: Géla Babluani | Stars: Sam Riley, Alice Barrett, Gaby Hoffmann, Jason Statham

Votes: 34,477

6. In Cold Blood (1967)

Approved | 134 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.0
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89 Metascore

After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart

Votes: 19,078

7. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.9
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Freddy Krueger returns once again to haunt both the dreams of Springwood's last surviving teenager and a woman with a deep connection to him.

Director: Rachel Talalay | Stars: Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Shon Greenblatt, Lezlie Deane

Votes: 30,867 | Gross: $34.87M

8. Edge of Seventeen (1998)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A teenager copes with his sexuality on the last day of school in 1984. It shows him coping with being gay and being with friends.

Director: David Moreton | Stars: Chris Stafford, Tina Holmes, Andersen Gabrych, Stephanie McVay

Votes: 4,634 | Gross: $0.87M

9. Some Came Running (1958)

Approved | 137 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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In the post-war, the alcoholic and bitter veteran military and former writer Dave Hirsch returns from Chicago to his hometown Parkman, Indiana. He is followed by Ginnie Moorehead, a vulgar ... See full summary »

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine, Martha Hyer

Votes: 4,148

10. Superman: Requiem (2011)

82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.2
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When the Man of Steel is rendered almost powerless by an evil mastermind, he must find a way to prove to the world that he is still a super man.

Director: Gene Fallaize | Stars: Martin Richardson, Paul Khanna, Stacy Sobieski, Lucy Bruegger

Votes: 495

11. Krueger: The Slasher from Elm Street (2014)

Short, Drama, Horror

7.2
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Fred Krueger has a secret. You don't want to know what it is!

Director: Chris R. Notarile | Stars: Roberto Lombardi, Danica Metzger, Jacob Flowers, Jessica Buda

Votes: 104

12. Sonny Boy (1989)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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A small-town crime boss accepts delivery of a stolen car, only to find there's a baby in the back-seat. He and his transvestite "wife" cut out the boy's tongue and raise him as a mute ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Martin Carroll | Stars: David Carradine, Paul L. Smith, Brad Dourif, Conrad Janis

Votes: 505

13. Miles from Home (1988)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers.

Director: Gary Sinise | Stars: Richard Gere, Penelope Ann Miller, Brian Dennehy, Jason Campbell

Votes: 1,068 | Gross: $0.19M

14. 16 to Life (2009)

89 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Romantic comedy. A small town teenager's angst about sexual inexperience drives a comic quest for love and understanding on a birthday to end all birthdays.

Director: Becky Smith | Stars: Hallee Hirsh, Theresa Russell, Shiloh Fernandez, Mandy Musgrave

Votes: 397

15. The Gypsy Moths (1969)

R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Three skydivers and their travelling thrill show barnstorm through a small midwestern town one Fourth of July weekend.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr, Gene Hackman, Scott Wilson

Votes: 1,247

16. One Potato, Two Potato (1964)

83 min | Drama

7.2
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Study of interracial marriage in the 1960's. A white divorcée falls in love with and marries an African-American man. When her ex-husband sues for custody of her child, arguing that a mixed... See full summary »

Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Barbara Barrie, Bernie Hamilton, Richard Mulligan, Harry Bellaver

Votes: 411

17. Krueger: A Tale from Elm Street (2011)

10 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

6.6
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Set in the 1970's. After a rash of horrible killings, the alleged Springwood Slasher is finally arrested and brought to justice. But Lieutenant Donald Thompson wants more than evidence and ... See full summary »

Director: Chris R. Notarile | Stars: Roberto Lombardi, Shawn Parr, Gracie De La Rosa, Kevin Lennon

Votes: 161

18. Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1962)

Approved | 145 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.5
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An immature young man from Middle America grows to manhood after a cross-country journey and his military service in World War I.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Richard Beymer, Diane Baker, Corinne Calvet, Fred Clark

Votes: 348

19. My Name Is Jerry (2009)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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As a forty-something door-to-door book salesman, Jerry is used to having doors shut in his face. However, a chance meeting with Jordan, an engaging young punk rocker, opens the door into a new world.

Director: Morgan Mead | Stars: Doug Jones, Katlyn Carlson, Allison Scagliotti, Don Stark

Votes: 205

20. Arizona (1940)

Approved | 125 min | Western

6.9
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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 »

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Jean Arthur, William Holden, Warren William, Porter Hall

Votes: 797

21. Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941)

Passed | 95 min | Drama

6.7
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Dedicated Midwestern teacher Ella Bishop is distressed when her fiancé runs off with her vixenish cousin Amy. After Amy dies in childbirth, Ella is left to care for Amy's daughter Hope.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Martha Scott, William Gargan, Edmund Gwenn, Sterling Holloway

Votes: 412

22. Los Enchiladas! (1999)

75 min | Comedy

6.9
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About a half dozen slacker dudes dwell at their jobs at Los Enchiladas, the local Mexican sit-down joint. The 2 folks in "management" are both into their own authority and fill their days ... See full summary »

Director: Mitch Hedberg | Stars: Gregory Arata, Dave Attell, Todd Barry, Robert-Bruce Brake

Votes: 203

23. Steel City (2006)

R | 95 min | Drama

6.4
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67 Metascore

During a Midwestern winter, two working-class brothers must cope with their recently incarcerated father.

Director: Brian Jun | Stars: Jamie Anne Allman, Marcus Atkins, Raymond J. Barry, Kristian Best

Votes: 472 | Gross: $0.01M

24. Middle Sexes: Redefining He and She (2005 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 54 min | Documentary

5.2
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Examines the diversity of human sexual and gender variance around the globe, with commentary by scientific experts and first-hand accounts of people who do not conform to a simple male/female binary.

Director: Antony Thomas | Stars: Gore Vidal, Calpernia Addams, Beth Aynsley, Max Beck

Votes: 216

25. Assassin of Youth (1937)

80 min | Drama

4.7
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A high-school girl gets involved with a ring of teenage marijuana smokers and starts down the road to ruin. A reporter poses as a soda jerk to infiltrate the gang of teen dope fiends.

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Luana Walters, Arthur Gardner, Dorothy Short, Earl Dwire

Votes: 278

26. Summer School (2006)

Not Rated | 89 min | Horror

5.1
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Having spent the last three days watching crappy B grade horror films, to catch up on his website movie reviews, Charles attempts to attend his first day of Summer School. All he wants to ... See full summary »

Directors: Lance Hendrickson, Troy McCall, Mike P. Nelson, Steven Rhoden, Ben Trandem | Stars: Simon Wallace, Amy Cocchiarella, Tony D. Czech, Lance Hendrickson

Votes: 202

27. God's Country (1985 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

7.5
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Original footage of the prosperous farming community of Glencoe Minnesota, 60 miles west of Minneapolis, was filmed in 1979 for a PBS documentary. But for the next six years Malle was too ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Star: Louis Malle

Votes: 444

28. A Matter of Sex (1984 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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Dramatization of the true story of the so-called Willmar Eight, a group of Minnesota bank workers who braved freezing conditions whilst picketing their branch in a struggle for union rights.

Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Jean Stapleton, Nancy Beatty, J. Winston Carroll, Peter Dvorsky

Votes: 58

29. One Hour Fantasy Girl (2009)

89 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.0
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A street-smart 20-yr-old woman from a small town is determined to make the "big bucks" in real estate despite having no education and working as a dominatrix in Hollywood.

Director: Edgar Michael Bravo | Stars: Kelly-Ann Tursi, Jon Morgan Woodward, Joe Luckay, Paul Yen

Votes: 136

30. Common (2007)

86 min | Comedy

8.5
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After receiving the news of a childhood friends recent marriage, Jack, a successful college graduate reunites with John, an unemployed underachiever, and the pair set out on a humorous road... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy K. Fiest | Stars: John Robert Johnson, Jordan Gray, Micah Mertes, Michelle Blaha

Votes: 44

31. Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore (1998)

98 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Plot is centered around a young woman who works as a movie theatre employee who wrestles with coming of age. Death, puberty, sex and friendships are the themes.

Director: Sarah Jacobson | Stars: Lisa Gerstein, Chris Enright, Greg Cruikshank, Beth Allen

Votes: 110

32. Midwest Hu$tler (2017)

Drama | Announced

When a seasoned hustler is forced to teach a young racer how to survive Midwestern drag racing, he reignites a dangerous rivalry while trying to redeem himself with the only woman he'll ever love.

Director: Zaine Bray | Stars: Steve Montana, Zaine Bray, Warren G. Frank, Mike Welch

33. Whirlpool (1934)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Carnie owner Buck Rankin marries local girl Helen and plans to go straight, but after a brawl ends up with a twenty-year sentence for manslaughter. When a pregnant Helen vows to wait for ... See full summary »

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Jack Holt, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 167

34. White Banners (1938)

Approved | 92 min | Drama

7.2
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A homeless woman named Hannah drifts into the lives of the kindly Ward family, in a small Indiana town in 1919. Hannah makes herself useful as a cook and housekeeper and stays with the ... See full summary »

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Claude Rains, Fay Bainter, Jackie Cooper, Bonita Granville

Votes: 312

35. Dead End Road (2004)

R | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

1.9
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Detective Burt Williams has been on the trail of the infamous "Poe killer" for nearly three years.

Director: Jeff Burton | Stars: David Borowicz, John L. Burton, Jason Carter, Edward Conna

Votes: 377

36. Paperboys (2001)

41 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Life through the eyes of several paperboys.

Director: Mike Mills | Stars: Donny Foster, Greg Gonisor, Nick Judkins, Brandon Kindschy

Votes: 171

37. Wine, Women and Horses (1937)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.6
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Gamblers Jim Turner and Valarie part company in Chicago and agree to meet at Saratoga with Jim stopping off at Barrowville en route. There, Jim meets George Mayhew and Eight Ball, a ... See full summary »

Director: Louis King | Stars: Barton MacLane, Ann Sheridan, Dick Purcell, Peggy Bates

Votes: 45

38. Chillicothe (1999)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A dry-witted narrative that follows a year in the life of six friends who have found themselves trapped in a rut in the time following college. It's been four years since graduation, and ... See full summary »

Director: Todd Edwards | Stars: Todd Edwards, Peter Bedgood, Cory Edwards, Brad Knull

Votes: 192

39. NokotaHeart (2011)

60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

8.9
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The true story and Neo-Western biopic of Leo Kuntz, Vietnam vet turned North Dakota horse rancher and his fight to save the equine legacy of Sitting Bull in the inexorable face and juggernaut assault of the 21st Century.

Director: Sean Garland

Votes: 9

40. Old Fashioned: The Story of the Wisconsin Supper Club (2015)

51 min | Documentary

8.0
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Supper club restaurants were the hot dinning trend in the mid twentieth century. They provided a place for people to spend their evenings enjoying cocktails, home cooked, high quality food ... See full summary »

Director: Holly De Ruyter | Stars: Terese Allen, Brenda Bredahl, Jim Draeger

Votes: 7

41. How It Ends (I) (2016)

105 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

A passionate romance and dynamic lives.

Directors: Logan Hunter, Byron Jordan Wolter | Stars: Tony Bartele, Callie Burk, Charity Farrell, S.G. Stratigos

42. Beware (1946)

Approved | 54 min | Music, Romance

5.9
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Ware College is a small Black college in Ware, Ohio. Once prominent, it is now low in attendance, low in enrollment and low on money; and at a meeting with instructors Drury and Annabelle ... See full summary »

Director: Bud Pollard | Stars: Louis Jordan, Frank L. Wilson, Emory Richardson, Valerie Black

Votes: 38

43. The Execution of Julie Ann Mabry (2009)

105 min | Drama

7.4
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When her mother is murdered by her father, Julie Ann Mabry is confronted by a life of hardship and poverty. Taken in by her Evangelical relatives, she begins to adopt new convictions in an ... See full summary »

Director: Katie Madonna Lee | Stars: Olivia Adams II, Manson Anderson, Nicole Anderson, Abbey Barnett

Votes: 18

44. Champ for a Day (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Sport

5.1
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An up-and-coming heavyweight fighter, George Wilson, arrives in Vulcan City, a small mid-western town over-run by racketeers, to fight a heavily-favored Frankie Sebastian. George arrives ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Alex Nicol, Audrey Totter, Charles Winninger, Hope Emerson

Votes: 8

45. Rose Bowl (1936)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.9
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Paddy O'Riley and Ossie Merrill, Bellport high school football heroes, enroll in distant colleges; Paddy at a small school in the East, where he is barely a substitute, and Ossie at a ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Eleanore Whitney, Tom Brown, Buster Crabbe, William Frawley

Votes: 7

46. Two Minutes to Play (1936)

Passed | 74 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Martin Granville Jr. (Bruce Bennett), a star track-and-field athlete, has intentions of going to Claxton College, but changes his mind when he meets Pat Meredith (Jeanne Martel), a co-ed at... See full summary »

Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Bruce Bennett, Edward J. Nugent, Jeanne Martel, Betty Compson

Votes: 8

47. Gigolo (1926)

Passed | 80 min | Drama, Romance, War

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The heir to a family business travels to Paris to try to stop his youth-obsessed mother from squandering the family fortune with her new husband, who's married her for her money. After he ... See full summary »

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Rod La Rocque, Louise Dresser, Jobyna Ralston, Cyril Chadwick

48. Ceiling Hero (1940)

6 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.7
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A series of blackout gags parodying aviation and aviation films. Gags include a parchutist whose parachute reads "Good to the last drop", jokes about LA's expanding city limits, and a ... See full summary »

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce

Votes: 48

49. An Apology to the Dead (2006)

87 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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An ethics professor ironically finds himself caught in a dangerous ethical dilemma when he attempts to intervene on behalf of a bright but troubled student who appears to be a victim of physical abuse.

Directors: Tim Gunn, Jon Worful | Stars: Rockey Black, Tonya Chapman, Lisa Sodman Elzinga, Mark France

Votes: 14

50. Captain 11 (1955–1996)

30 min | Family

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The children's television show was produced locally at KELO-TV in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. As Captain 11, Dave Dedrick introduced cartoons and interviewed children in the studio. The show also featured games and contests.

Star: Dave Dedrick