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1. The Dark Knight (2008)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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82 Metascore

When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine

2. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 165 min | Action, Thriller

8.5
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78 Metascore

When Bane, a former member of the League of Shadows, plans to continue the work of Ra's al Ghul, the Dark Knight is forced to return after an eight year absence to stop him.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

3. The Avengers (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.2
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69 Metascore

Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Writers: Joss Whedon, Zak Penn | Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

4. Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

R | 119 min | Action, Thriller

6.5
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41 Metascore

Disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack; using his inside knowledge, Banning works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers.

Writers: Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt | Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett

5. White House Down (2013)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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52 Metascore

While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.

Writer: James Vanderbilt | Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke

6. Little Children (2006)

R | 136 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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75 Metascore

The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations in suburban Connecticut.

Writers: Todd Field, Tom Perrotta | Director: Todd Field | Stars: Kate Winslet, Jennifer Connelly, Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earle Haley

7. Contagion (2011)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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70 Metascore

Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.

Writer: Scott Z. Burns | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Marion Cotillard

8. Cloverfield (2008)

PG-13 | 85 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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64 Metascore

A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack.

Writer: Drew Goddard | Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan, T.J. Miller

9. Con Air (1997)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.8
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52 Metascore

A newly released ex-con and former US Ranger finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.

Writer: Scott Rosenberg | Director: Simon West | Stars: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich, Colm Meaney

10. First Blood (1982)

R | 93 min | Action, Thriller

7.7
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62 Metascore

A Vietnam Veteran uses his combat skills against the lawman of a small town when they arrest and abuse him.

Writers: David Morrell, Michael Kozoll, William Sackheim, Sylvester Stallone | Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney

11. Akira (1988)

R | 124 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

8.1
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76 Metascore

A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psionic psychopath that only two kids and a group of psionics can stop.

Writers: Katsuhiro Ôtomo, Izô Hashimoto, Kevin Seymour, Heidi Wilbur, L. Michael Haller | Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata, Tesshô Genda

12. Thank You for Smoking (2005)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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71 Metascore

Satirical comedy follows the machinations of Big Tobacco's chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son.

Writers: Jason Reitman, Christopher Buckley | Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Cameron Bright, Maria Bello, Joan Lunden

13. Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007)

R | 94 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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29 Metascore

Warring alien and predator races descend on a small town, where unsuspecting residents must band together for any chance of survival.

Writers: Shane Salerno, Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett, Jim Thomas, John Thomas | Directors: Colin Strause, Greg Strause | Stars: Reiko Aylesworth, Steven Pasquale, John Ortiz, Johnny Lewis

14. Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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54 Metascore

A police sergeant must rally the cops and prisoners together to protect themselves on New Year's Eve, just as corrupt policeman surround the station with the intent of killing all to keep their deception in the ranks.

Writers: John Carpenter, James DeMonaco | Director: Jean-François Richet | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Laurence Fishburne, Gabriel Byrne, Maria Bello

15. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Unrated | 96 min | Horror

8.0
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A group of people hide from bloodthirsty zombies in a farmhouse.

Writers: John A. Russo, George A. Romero | Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman

16. Hostage (2005)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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44 Metascore

A failed police negotiator turned small town cop, must save the lives of a family held hostage, which draws him into a much more dangerous situation.

Writers: Robert Crais, Doug Richardson | Director: Florent-Emilio Siri | Stars: Bruce Willis, Kevin Pollak, Serena Scott Thomas, Jimmy Bennett

17. Dante's Peak (1997)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

5.8
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43 Metascore

A vulcanologist arrives at a countryside named Dante's Peak after a long dormant volcano, which has recently been named the second most desirable place to live in America, and discovers that Dante's Peak, may wake up at any moment.

Writer: Leslie Bohem | Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton, Jamie Renée Smith, Jeremy Foley

18. Convoy (1978)

PG | 110 min | Action, Drama

6.3
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Truckers form a mile long "convoy" in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff...Based on the country song of same title by C.W. McCall.

Writers: Bill L. Norton, Bill Fries | Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, Ernest Borgnine, Burt Young

19. Volcano (1997)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.4
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55 Metascore

A volcano erupts in downtown L.A., threatening to destroy the city.

Writers: Jerome Armstrong, Billy Ray | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffmann, Don Cheadle

20. Heaven's Gate (1980)

R | 219 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.7
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A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a sheriff born into wealth attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests.

Writer: Michael Cimino | Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt, Sam Waterston

21. Diary of the Dead (2007)

R | 95 min | Horror

5.7
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66 Metascore

A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.

Writer: George A. Romero | Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Michelle Morgan, Joshua Close, Shawn Roberts, Amy Lalonde

22. Stone Cold (1991)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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Joe Huff is a tough, go-it-alone cop with a flair for infiltrating dangerous biker gangs. The FBI blackmail Joe into an undercover operation to convict some extremely violent bikers, who ... See full summary »

Writer: Walter Doniger | Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Brian Bosworth, Lance Henriksen, William Forsythe, Arabella Holzbog

23. Earthquake (1974)

PG | 123 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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Various stories of various people as an earthquake of un-imagineable magnitude hits Los Angeles.

Writers: George Fox, Mario Puzo | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, George Kennedy, Lorne Greene

24. Survival of the Dead (2009)

R | 90 min | Horror

5.0
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43 Metascore

On an island off the coast of North America, local residents simultaneously fight a zombie epidemic while hoping for a cure to return their un-dead relatives back to their human state.

Writer: George A. Romero | Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Alan Van Sprang, Kenneth Welsh, Kathleen Munroe, Joshua Peace

25. Southern Comfort (1981)

R | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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A squad of National Guards on an isolated weekend exercise in the Louisiana swamp must fight for their lives when they anger local Cajuns by stealing their canoes. Without live ammunition ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Kane, Walter Hill, David Giler | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Keith Carradine, Powers Boothe, Fred Ward, Franklyn Seales

26. A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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65 Metascore

A family is haunted by the tragedies of deaths within the family.

Writer: Kim Jee-woon | Director: Kim Jee-woon | Stars: Kap-su Kim, Jung-ah Yum, Su-jeong Lim, Geun-young Moon

27. Attack (1956)

Approved | 107 min | Drama, War, Action

7.5
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In 1945, an American Infantry company sets up an artillery observation post but tensions between captain Cooney and lieutenant Costa run high.

Writers: Norman Brooks, James Poe | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Jack Palance, Lee Marvin, Eddie Albert, Robert Strauss

28. The Puppet Masters (1994)

R | 109 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.8
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The Earth is invaded by alien "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds.

Writers: Robert A. Heinlein, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, David S. Goyer | Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Eric Thal, Julie Warner, Keith David

29. More American Graffiti (1979)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, War

5.2
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College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late '60s.

Writers: Bill L. Norton, George Lucas, Gloria Katz, Willard Huyck | Director: Bill L. Norton | Stars: Candy Clark, Bo Hopkins, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat

30. Memorial Day (2011)

R | 104 min | Action, Drama, History

6.1
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Memorial Day, 1993. When 13-year-old Kyle Vogel discovers the World War II footlocker belonging to his grandfather, Bud, everyone tells Kyle to put it back. Luckily, he ignores them. ... See full summary »

Writers: Jeff Traxler, Marc Conklin | Director: Samuel Fischer | Stars: Jonathan Bennett, James Cromwell, John Cromwell, Jackson Bond

31. Invasion U.S.A. (1985)

R | 107 min | Action, Thriller

5.2
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A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.

Writers: James Bruner, Chuck Norris, Aaron Norris | Director: Joseph Zito | Stars: Chuck Norris, Richard Lynch, Melissa Prophet, Alexander Zale

32. Extreme Prejudice (1987)

R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A Texas Ranger and a ruthless narcotics kingpin - they were childhood friends, now they are adversaries...

Writers: John Milius, Fred Rexer, Deric Washburn, Harry Kleiner | Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Nick Nolte, Powers Boothe, Michael Ironside, Maria Conchita Alonso

33. Category 7: The End of the World (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 169 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.7
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A deadly category 7 storm wreaks havoc on the world. Meanwhile, kidnappers threaten to make matters even worse.

Writers: Christian Ford, Roger Soffer, Matt Dorff, James LaRosa | Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Cameron Daddo, Gina Gershon, Shannen Doherty, Randy Quaid

34. Medium Cool (1969)

R | 111 min | Drama

7.4
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TV news reporter finds himself becoming personally involved in the violence that erupts around the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

Writer: Haskell Wexler | Director: Haskell Wexler | Stars: Robert Forster, Verna Bloom, Peter Bonerz, Marianna Hill

35. Fury (1936)

Not Rated | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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When a wrongly accused prisoner barely survives a lynch mob attack and is presumed dead, he vindictively decides to frame the mob for his murder.

Writers: Bartlett Cormack, Fritz Lang, Norman Krasna | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Spencer Tracy, Walter Abel, Bruce Cabot

36. World War III (1982 TV Movie)

200 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Soviet paratroopers drop into Alaska to sabotage the oil pipeline in retaliation against a United States grain embargo. A skirmish occurs at a pumping station, lightly defended by Col. Jake... See full summary »

Writer: Robert L. Joseph | Directors: David Greene, Boris Sagal | Stars: David Soul, Brian Keith, Cathy Lee Crosby, Jeroen Krabbé

37. The Trial of Billy Jack (1974)

PG | 170 min | Action, Drama, Music

4.6
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After Billy Jack in sentenced to four years in prison for the "involuntary manslaughter" of the first film, the Freedom School expands and flourishes under the guidance of Jean Roberts. The... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor | Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, Victor Izay, Teresa Kelly

38. The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1973)

PG | 102 min | Action, Drama, Crime

7.2
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A black man plays Uncle Tom in order to gain access to CIA training, then uses that knowledge to plot a new American Revolution.

Writers: Sam Greenlee, Melvin Clay | Director: Ivan Dixon | Stars: Lawrence Cook, Janet League, Paula Kelly, J.A. Preston

39. Chicago 10 (2007)

R | 110 min | Documentary, Animation, History

7.4
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69 Metascore

Archival footage, animation, and music are used to look back at the eight anti-war protesters who were put on trial following the 1968 Democratic National Convention.

Writer: Brett Morgen | Director: Brett Morgen | Stars: Jeffrey Wright, Nick Nolte, Roy Scheider, Hank Azaria

40. Between Heaven and Hell (1956)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, War

6.6
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The spoiled rich son of a wealthy Southerner is changed by his experiences in the Pacific during World War II.

Writers: Harry Brown, Francis Gwaltney | Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Robert Wagner, Terry Moore, Broderick Crawford, Buddy Ebsen

41. The War Tapes (2006)

97 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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77 Metascore

Called up for service in Iraq, several members of the National Guard were given digital video cameras. This film, edited from their footage, provides a perspective on a complex and troubled conflict.

Director: Deborah Scranton | Stars: Zack Bazzi, Duncan Domey, Ben Flanders, Mike Moriarty

42. The Toast of New York (1937)

Approved | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Notorious robber baron financier Jim Fisk, who makes and loses fortunes, tries to corner the gold market as well as the heart of a beautiful actress.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, John Twist, Joel Sayre, Bouck White, Matthew Josephson | Directors: Rowland V. Lee, Alexander Hall | Stars: Edward Arnold, Cary Grant, Frances Farmer, Jack Oakie

43. Punishment Park (1971)

R | 88 min | Drama, Thriller

7.9
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"Punishment Park" is a pseudo-documentary purporting to be a film crews's news coverage of the team of soldiers escorting a group of hippies, draft dodgers, and anti-establishment types ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Watkins | Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Patrick Boland, Kent Foreman, Carmen Argenziano, Luke Johnson

44. Waterborne (2005)

R | 80 min | Drama

5.7
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Three sets of area residents band together after a terrorist attack against L.A.'s water supply.

Writer: Ben Rekhi | Director: Ben Rekhi | Stars: Christopher Masterson, Jake Muxworthy, Jon Gries, Christopher Berry

45. Viva Max (1969)

G | 93 min | Comedy

6.1
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When his girlfriend tells him that his men wouldn't follow him to a house of ill repute, Max, a general in the Mexican army decides to perform some great act of heroism. He takes his men ... See full summary »

Writers: Jim Lehrer, Elliott Baker | Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Peter Ustinov, Pamela Tiffin, Jonathan Winters, John Astin

46. Kent State (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 180 min | Drama, History

7.0
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Based on the true story of the student protests at Kent State University in Ohio. This film focuses on the four students who were killed when the National Guard attempted to quell the riots... See full summary »

Writers: Gerald Green, Joseph Kelner, Richard Kramer, James A. Michener, James Munvas, J. Gregory Payne | Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Jane Fleiss, Charley Lang, Talia Balsam, Keith Gordon

47. The Survivalist (1987)

R | 93 min | Action, Drama

4.4
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An atomic bomb falls in Siberia and the USA is blamed.

Writer: John V. Kraft | Director: Sig Shore | Stars: Steve Railsback, Sandra Lea, Tara Trimble, Jason Healey

48. Crisis: Behind a Presidential Commitment (1963)

52 min | Documentary

7.9
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Governor George Wallace will not let two black students into an Alabama school, against the wishes of President Kennedy. Loud shouts come from both sides of the issue as JFK stands by his decisions.

Director: Robert Drew | Stars: John F. Kennedy, George Wallace, Robert F. Kennedy, Vivian Malone

49. A Tiger Walks (1964)

91 min | Family, Drama

6.6
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A tiger escapes from a circus truck as it passes by a small town, and hides itself in the surrounding woods. This throws the town into a panic and everyone wants the animal killed ... See full summary »

Writers: Ian Niall, Lowell S. Hawley | Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Brian Keith, Vera Miles, Pamela Franklin, Sabu

50. Thunderbirds (1952)

Approved | 98 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.5
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An Oklahoma National Guard unit, comprised mainly of Native Americans, is called up for duty at the start of World War II.

Writers: Kenneth Gamet, Mary C. McCall Jr. | Director: John H. Auer | Stars: John Derek, John Drew Barrymore, Mona Freeman, Gene Evans