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1. Downton Abbey (2010– )

65 min | Drama

8.8
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A chronicle of the lives of the Crawley family and their servants, beginning in the years leading up to World War I.

Creator: Julian Fellowes | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Brendan Coyle

2. Jack Reacher (2012)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.0
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50 Metascore

A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims.

Writers: Christopher McQuarrie, Lee Child | Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Stars: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, Werner Herzog

3. Shooter (I) (2007)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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53 Metascore

A marksman living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the President. Ultimately double-crossed and framed for the attempt, he goes on the run to find the real killer and the reason he was set up.

Writers: Jonathan Lemkin, Stephen Hunter | Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Peña, Rhona Mitra, Danny Glover

4. The Fifth Element (1997)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.6
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52 Metascore

In the colorful future, a cab driver unwittingly becomes the central figure in the search for a legendary cosmic weapon to keep Evil and Mr Zorg at bay.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, Gary Oldman, Ian Holm

5. Old School (2003)

R | 91 min | Comedy

7.2
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54 Metascore

Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.

Writers: Court Crandall, Todd Phillips, Scot Armstrong | Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Will Ferrell, Jeremy Piven

6. Walking Tall (2004)

PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Crime

6.2
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44 Metascore

A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house.

Writers: Mort Briskin, David Klass, Channing Gibson, David Levien, Brian Koppelman | Director: Kevin Bray | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Ashley Scott, Johnny Knoxville, Michael Bowen

7. The Transporter (2002)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.8
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51 Metascore

This film is about a man whose job is to deliver packages without asking any questions. Complications arise when he breaks those rules.

Writers: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen | Directors: Louis Leterrier, Corey Yuen | Stars: Jason Statham, Qi Shu, Matt Schulze, François Berléand

8. Harsh Times (2005)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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56 Metascore

A tough-minded drama about two friends in South Central Los Angeles and the violence that comes between them.

Writer: David Ayer | Director: David Ayer | Stars: Christian Bale, Eva Longoria, Freddy Rodríguez, Chaka Forman

9. S.W.A.T. (2003)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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45 Metascore

An imprisoned drug kingpin offers a huge cash reward to anyone that can break him out of police custody and only the LAPD's Special Weapons and Tactics team can prevent it.

Writers: Robert Hamner, Ron Mita, Jim McClain, David Ayer, David McKenna | Director: Clark Johnson | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez, LL Cool J

10. Commando (1985)

R | 90 min | Action, Adventure

6.6
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A retired elite Black Ops Commando launches a one man war against a group of South American criminals who have kidnapped his daughter to blackmail him into starting a revolution and getting an exiled dictator back into power.

Writers: Jeph Loeb, Matthew Weisman, Steven E. de Souza | Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells

11. Anger Management (2003)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy

6.2
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52 Metascore

Sandler plays a businessman who is wrongly sentenced to an anger-management program, where he meets an aggressive instructor.

Writer: David Dorfman | Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Marisa Tomei, Luis Guzmán

12. My Fair Lady (1964)

Approved | 170 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.9
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A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.

Writers: Alan Jay Lerner, George Bernard Shaw | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Hyde-White

13. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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76 Metascore

In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.

Writers: Richard Condon, George Axelrod, Daniel Pyne, Dean Georgaris | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Kimberly Elise

14. Poseidon (2006)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.6
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50 Metascore

On New Year's Eve, the luxury ocean liner, Poseidon, capsizes after being swamped by a rogue wave. The survivors are left to fight for survival as they attempt to escape the sinking ship.

Writers: Mark Protosevich, Paul Gallico | Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Kurt Russell, Emmy Rossum, Josh Lucas

15. World Trade Center (2006)

PG-13 | 129 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.0
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66 Metascore

Two Port Authority police officers become trapped under the rubble of the World Trade Center.

Writers: Andrea Berloff, John McLoughlin, Donna McLoughlin, William Jimeno, Allison Jimeno | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Michael Peña, Maria Bello, Maggie Gyllenhaal

16. College Road Trip (2008)

G | 83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.1
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36 Metascore

When an overachieving high school student decides to travel around the country to choose the perfect college, her overprotective cop father also decides to accompany her in order to keep her on the straight and narrow.

Writers: Emi Mochizuki, Carrie Lee Wilson, Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio | Director: Roger Kumble | Stars: Raven-Symoné, Martin Lawrence, Kym Whitley, Adam LeFevre

17. Streets of Fire (1984)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A mercenary goes after his ex-girlfriend, a singer who has been kidnapped by a gang.

Writers: Walter Hill, Larry Gross | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Michael Paré, Diane Lane, Rick Moranis, Amy Madigan

18. Bug (2006)

R | 102 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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62 Metascore

An unhinged war veteran holes up with a lonely woman in a spooky Oklahoma motel room. The line between reality and delusion is blurred as they discover a bug infestation.

Writer: Tracy Letts | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon, Harry Connick Jr., Lynn Collins

19. Wait Until Dark (1967)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.

Writers: Frederick Knott, Robert Carrington, Jane-Howard Carrington | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

20. Frenzy (1972)

R | 116 min | Thriller

7.5
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A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.

Writers: Arthur La Bern, Anthony Shaffer | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Jon Finch, Barry Foster, Alec McCowen, Billie Whitelaw

21. The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)

R | 89 min | Comedy

5.8
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39 Metascore

Used-car liquidator Don Ready is hired by a flailing auto dealership to turn their Fourth of July sale into a majorly profitable event.

Writers: Andy Stock, Rick Stempson | Director: Neal Brennan | Stars: Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames, David Koechner, James Brolin

22. Blow Out (1981)

R | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.

Writer: Brian De Palma | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz

23. Taking Chance (2009 TV Movie)

77 min | Drama, War

7.5
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Based on real-life events, Lt. Col. Michael Strobl, a volunteer military escort officer, accompanies the body of 19-year-old Marine Chance Phelps back to his hometown of Dubois, Wyoming.

Writers: Michael Strobl, Ross Katz | Director: Ross Katz | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Tom Aldredge, Nicholas Art, Blanche Baker

24. Redbelt (2008)

R | 99 min | Drama, Sport

6.8
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69 Metascore

A fateful event leads to a job in the film business for top mixed-martial arts instructor Mike Terry. Though he refuses to participate in prize bouts, circumstances conspire to force him to consider entering such a competition.

Writer: David Mamet | Director: David Mamet | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tim Allen, Emily Mortimer, Max Martini

25. Infestation (2009)

R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

6.0
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A slacker awakes to find himself weak and wrapped in a webbing; after realizing that the world has been taken over by giant alien insects, he wakes a ragtag group of strangers and together they fight for survival.

Writer: Kyle Rankin | Director: Kyle Rankin | Stars: Chris Marquette, Brooke Nevin, Kinsey Packard, E. Quincy Sloan

26. Sonny (2002)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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31 Metascore

An honorably discharged soldier returns home to New Orleans, hoping to break away from his upbringing as a trained prostitute, but his brothel-madam mother has other expectations.

Writer: John Carlen | Director: Nicolas Cage | Stars: James Franco, Brenda Blethyn, Mena Suvari, Harry Dean Stanton

27. Rolling Thunder (1977)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Crime

7.1
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Major Charles Rane comes back from the war and is given a number of gifts from his hometown because he is a war hero. Some greedy thugs decide that they want to steal a number of silver ... See full summary »

Writers: Paul Schrader, Heywood Gould | Director: John Flynn | Stars: William Devane, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Haynes, James Best

28. American Son (2008)

R | 90 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.7
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The story of a young Marine, fresh from Camp Pendleton, who is forced to confront the complexities of adulthood and a volatile home life during a four-day Thanksgiving leave.

Writers: Eric Schmid, Neil Abramson | Director: Neil Abramson | Stars: Nick Cannon, Matt Sigloch, Dotan Baer, Justin Diedolf

29. Green River (2008)

90 min | Thriller

3.4
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There is no turning back. Whether we trust our friends, others or ourselves our decision determines the fate of the future. Green River's story deals with the agonizing truth of the actions... See full summary »

Writers: Justin Beaupre, Andrew Cappelletti, Tim Durr, James Fields, Sam Taybi | Director: Sam Taybi | Stars: Kristina Hughes, Danielle Franke, Bruce Peterson, Robert N. Lee

30. The Stone Killer (1973)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Top detective Lou Torrey is transferred to Los Angeles and uncovers a plot by a Sicilian mafioso to use Vietnam veterans to murder all his enemies in a rerun of the "Sicilian Vespers" when ... See full summary »

Writers: Gerald Wilson, John Gardner | Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Martin Balsam, Jack Colvin, Paul Koslo

31. Brother (1997)

99 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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An ex-soldier with a personal honor code enters the family crime business in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Writer: Aleksey Balabanov | Director: Aleksey Balabanov | Stars: Sergey Bodrov Jr., Viktor Sukhorukov, Svetlana Pismichenko, Mariya Zhukova

32. Deadly Prey (1987)

R | 88 min | Action

6.0
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A group of sadistic mercenaries kidnap people off the streets and set them loose on the grounds of their secret camp, so the "students" at the camp can learn how to track down and kill their prey.

Writer: David A. Prior | Director: David A. Prior | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Troy Donahue, Ted Prior, Fritz Matthews

33. Unnatural Causes (1986 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.9
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Frank Coleman is a Vietnam veteran dying from cancer brought on by exposure to the defoliant chemical Agent Orange which he turns to Maude DeVictor, a Veterans Administration benefits ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Doran, Martin M. Goldstein, Robert Jacobs, John Sayles | Director: Lamont Johnson | Stars: John Ritter, Alfre Woodard, Patti LaBelle, John Vargas

34. Kane & Lynch: Dead Men (2007 Video Game)

Action

7.4
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Adam "Kane" Marcus is a former member of The7, the most powerful clan of mercenaries in the world. Working with them... See full synopsis »

Writers: Jens-Peter Kurup, Martin Madsen, Oliver Winding | Director: Jens-Peter Kurup | Stars: Brian Bloom, Charles Martinet, Cipriano Iguaran, Craig Marker

35. When Love Kills: The Seduction of John Hearn (1993 TV Movie)

192 min | Thriller

6.4
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Writers: Ben Green, William Bayer, Gregory Goodell | Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Gary Cole, Marg Helgenberger, Gregg Henry, Michael Jeter

36. Welcome Home, Soldier Boys (1971)

R | 91 min | Drama

7.2
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Writer: Guerdon Trueblood | Director: Richard Compton | Stars: Joe Don Baker, Paul Koslo, Alan Vint, Elliott Street

37. Den D (2008)

100 min | Action

3.6
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Writers: Oleg Presnyakov, Vladimir Presnyakov | Director: Mikhail Porechenkov | Stars: Sergey Bludov, Maksim Drozd, Konstantin Isaev, Boris Polunin

38. Brother 2 (2000)

122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.9
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Here goes "kirdyk" to America, as it was promised in first part.

Writer: Aleksey Balabanov | Director: Aleksey Balabanov | Stars: Sergey Bodrov Jr., Viktor Sukhorukov, Sergey Makovetskiy, Irina Saltykova

39. Spirit Horse (2014– )

Reality-TV | Active

The Spirit Horse Therapeutic Ranch in Denton, TX uses cutting edge research in horse therapy to help veterans with PTSD and traumatic brain injury, along with children, young, and people ... See full summary »

40. Funeral of Hiram Cronk (1905)

Short, News, War

4.3
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View of funeral procession and military parade at funeral for Hiram Cronk, who at the time of his death was the oldest surviving veteran of the War of 1812.

41. Shortest Way Home (1946)

36 min | Short

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Writer: Leo S. Rosencrans | Stars: Richard Fraser, Beatrice Gray, Emmett Vogan, Bruce Kellogg

42. The Blast of Shame (2009)

90 min | Documentary

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A documentary about the controversial and secret French nuclear testings in Algeria.

Writer: Djamel Ouahab | Director: Djamel Ouahab

43. Heroes of an American Town (2006 Video)

128 min | Documentary

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This film profiles the exploits of the heroes of Tulare, California, including two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Bob Mathias. It also focuses on the B-17 monument "Preston's Pride," which is ... See full summary »

Writer: Dan Traub | Director: Dan Traub | Star: Dan Traub

44. Kings (2009– )
Episode: Chapter One (2009)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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In retaliation for his indiscretions King Silas sends David on a dangerous mission to recover a stolen national treasure. But the experience become a turning point for David. Prince Jack's ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Green | Director: Adam Kane | Stars: Ian McShane, Christopher Egan, Susanna Thompson, Allison Miller

45. Person to Person (1953–1961)
Episode: Episode #1.12 (1953)

Documentary, News

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Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Edward R. Murrow, Marguerite Higgins

46. Major Crimes (2012– )
Episode: Reloaded (2012)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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The Major Crimes squad investigates an attempted robbery that led to several deaths including some the thieves. With Assistant Chief Johnson now retired, Lt. Provenza is the senior ... See full summary »

Creator: James Duff | Director: Michael M. Robin | Stars: Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan

47. Southland (2009–2013)
Episode: Sally in the Alley (2009)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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When an unidentified female body turns up in an alley, Gang Detectives Sammy and Nate have their work cut out for them. Nate searches for a missing relative, and reveals a secret.

Creator: Ann Biderman | Director: Christopher Chulack | Stars: Kevin Alejandro, Arija Bareikis, Michael Cudlitz, Shawn Hatosy

48. Southland (2009–2013)
Episode: Two Gangs (2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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Cooper & Sherman have a bad shift. Salinger, distracted by speed racers, crashes his car. The racers steal his gun and he gets a 12 hour deadline to find it before the thing becomes official. In the search, something bigger is found.

Creator: Ann Biderman | Director: Nelson McCormick | Stars: Kevin Alejandro, Arija Bareikis, Michael Cudlitz, Shawn Hatosy