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1. Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993–1997)

TV-PG | 46 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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In addition to fighting evil, Superman has a burning romance with Lois Lane in both his identities.

Stars: Dean Cain, Teri Hatcher, Lane Smith, K Callan

Votes: 17,374

2. 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: 138,978 | Gross: $134.22M

3. All the President's Men (1976)

PG | 138 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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80 Metascore

"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Votes: 84,187 | Gross: $70.60M

4. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)

25 min | Western

7.7
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Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, California. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product formerly mined in Death Valley.

Stars: Stanley Andrews, Robert Taylor, Ronald Reagan, Dale Robertson

Votes: 509

5. Superman II (1980)

PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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87 Metascore

Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.

Directors: Richard Lester, Richard Donner | Stars: Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Ned Beatty

Votes: 84,790 | Gross: $108.19M

6. Superman III (1983)

PG | 125 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.9
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42 Metascore

Synthetic kryptonite laced with tar splits Superman in two: good Clark Kent and bad Man of Steel.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Votes: 55,520 | Gross: $59.95M

7. Child's Play 2 (1990)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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While Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.

Director: John Lafia | Stars: Alex Vincent, Jenny Agutter, Gerrit Graham, Christine Elise

Votes: 36,256 | Gross: $28.50M

8. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1943)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, War

7.9
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After an all-night send-off party for the troops, a small-town girl wakes up to find herself married and pregnant, but with no memory of her husband's identity.

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn, William Demarest

Votes: 5,839

9. Chances Are (1989)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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A reincarnated man unknowingly falls in love with his own daughter from his previous life. Once he realizes this, he tries to end their relationship before angels erase his memory.

Director: Emile Ardolino | Stars: Cybill Shepherd, Robert Downey Jr., Ryan O'Neal, Mary Stuart Masterson

Votes: 9,247 | Gross: $16.28M

10. The Front Page (1974)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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As a tabloid newspaper editor tries to prevent his top reporter from retiring, an escaped death row convict shows up at the office trying to convey his innocence.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Susan Sarandon, Vincent Gardenia

Votes: 10,171 | Gross: $17.30M

11. FairyTale: A True Story (1997)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.5
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In 1917, two children take a photograph, which is soon believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies.

Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: Paul McGann, Florence Hoath, Elizabeth Earl, Harvey Keitel

Votes: 5,014 | Gross: $14.04M

12. Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut (2006 Video)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.7
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Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to start a relationship with Lois Lane, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.

Directors: Richard Donner, Richard Lester | Stars: Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Marlon Brando, Ned Beatty

Votes: 11,398

13. Bordertown (2006)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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A journalist investigates a series of murders near American-owned factories on the border of Juarez and El Paso.

Director: Gregory Nava | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Antonio Banderas, Maya Zapata, Irineo Alvarez

Votes: 9,118

14. Snow Falling on Cedars (1999)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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44 Metascore

A Japanese-American fisherman is accused of killing his neighbor at sea. In the 1950s, race figures into the trial. So does reporter Ishmael.

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Max von Sydow, Yûki Kudô, Reeve Carney

Votes: 12,843 | Gross: $14.38M

15. The Spider Woman (1943)

Approved | 63 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of so-called "pajama suicides". He knows the female villain behind them is as cunning as Moriarty and as venomous as a spider.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard, Dennis Hoey

Votes: 3,344

16. The MatchMaker (1997)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Marcy is an assistant to Senator John McGlory, who is having problems with a re-election campaign. Desperate for Irish votes, McGlory's chief of staff Nick sends Marcy to Ireland to trace ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Joffe | Stars: Janeane Garofalo, David O'Hara, Milo O'Shea, Jay O. Sanders

Votes: 4,997 | Gross: $3.38M

17. Tombstone Territory (1957– )

30 min | Western

8.2
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Tough Sheriff Clay Hollister keeps the law in Tombstone, Arizona with the support of his faithful Deputies and the Editor of the local newspaper.

Stars: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham, Quintin Sondergaard, Gilman Rankin

Votes: 139

18. Teacher's Pet (1958)

Approved | 120 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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A hard-nosed newspaper editor poses as a night school student in order to woo a journalism teacher who cannot stand him.

Director: George Seaton | Stars: Clark Gable, Doris Day, Gig Young, Mamie Van Doren

Votes: 3,479

19. Untamed Frontier (1952)

Approved | 78 min | Western

6.0
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Squeezed between Mexico and the Denbow family lands lies the U.S. government free grazing land but the incoming settlers cannot reach it without trespassing on the Denbow property which is defended by an army of Denbow cowhands.

Director: Hugo Fregonese | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Shelley Winters, Scott Brady, Suzan Ball

Votes: 213

20. Boeing, Boeing (1965)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy

6.4
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A friend visits his philandering friend just as that man's scheme of being secretly simultaneously engaged to three flight attendants goes awry.

Director: John Rich | Stars: Tony Curtis, Jerry Lewis, Dany Saval, Christiane Schmidtmer

Votes: 2,164

21. State of the Union (1948)

Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson, Angela Lansbury

Votes: 2,865

22. Fort Worth (1951)

Approved | 80 min | Western

6.3
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Civil War veteran and former newspaper man Ned Britt returns back to Fort Worth after the war is over and finds himself fighting an old friend who's grown ambitious.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Randolph Scott, David Brian, Phyllis Thaxter, Helena Carter

Votes: 488

23. A New Kind of Love (1963)

Unrated | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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The fashion industry and Paris provide the setting for a comedy surrounding the mistaken impression that Joanne Woodward is a high-priced call girl. Paul Newman is the journalist interviewing her for insights on her profession.

Director: Melville Shavelson | Stars: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Thelma Ritter, Eva Gabor

Votes: 1,011

24. Warm Springs (2005 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 121 min | Biography, Drama

7.6
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The stirring true story of Franklin D. Roosevelt's battle with polio in 1921.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Cynthia Nixon, David Paymer, Tim Blake Nelson

Votes: 2,312

25. The Monolith Monsters (1957)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Rocks from a meteor which grow when in contact with water threaten a sleepy Southwestern desert community.

Director: John Sherwood | Stars: Grant Williams, Lola Albright, Les Tremayne, Trevor Bardette

Votes: 2,290

26. Comrade X (1940)

Passed | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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An American reporter smuggling news out of Soviet Moscow is blackmailed into helping a beautiful Communist leave the country.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Clark Gable, Hedy Lamarr, Oskar Homolka, Felix Bressart

Votes: 1,084

27. Rough Magic (1995)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Set in the 1950s, Rough Magic tells the story of what happens when a pretty apprentice magician goes to Mexico to escape her fiancé, a wealthy politician, and to find a Mayan shaman who ... See full summary »

Director: Clare Peploe | Stars: Bridget Fonda, Russell Crowe, Jim Broadbent, D.W. Moffett

Votes: 1,617 | Gross: $0.17M

28. Al Capone (1959)

Approved | 104 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.8
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This factual biography of gang lord Al Capone follows his rise and fall in Chicago gangdom during the Prohibition era.

Director: Richard Wilson | Stars: Rod Steiger, Martin Balsam, Fay Spain, James Gregory

Votes: 1,183

29. Endangered Species (1982)

R | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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About a retired New York cop on Vacation in America's West who is drawn into a female sheriff's investigation of a mysterious series of cattle killings.

Director: Alan Rudolph | Stars: Robert Urich, JoBeth Williams, Paul Dooley, Hoyt Axton

Votes: 770 | Gross: $1.47M

30. Tropic of Cancer (1970)

NC-17 | 87 min | Biography, Drama

5.7
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The film depicts the adventures of expatriate American writer Henry Miller and his friends, as they pursue art, money, food, and sex in Paris.

Director: Joseph Strick | Stars: Rip Torn, James T. Callahan, Ellen Burstyn, David Baur

Votes: 439

31. Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1953)

Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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Two bumbling American cops hunt for the mysterious Mr. Hyde in London, England.

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Boris Karloff, Craig Stevens

Votes: 3,511

32. Cairo Station (1958)

77 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Kinawi, a physically challenged peddler who makes his living selling newspapers in the central Cairo train station, is obsessed by Hannouma, an attractive young woman who sells drinks. ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Farid Shawqi, Hind Rostom, Youssef Chahine, Hassan el Baroudi

Votes: 2,191

33. 3 Bad Men (1926)

Unrated | 122 min | Romance, Western

7.6
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Three outlaws come to the aid of a young girl after her father is killed.

Director: John Ford | Stars: George O'Brien, Olive Borden, Lou Tellegen, Tom Santschi

Votes: 791

34. Traffic with the Devil (1946)

Approved | 19 min | Short, Drama

6.3
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This "Theater of Life" series short looks at traffic problems in Los Angeles, California, as described and experienced by Sgt. Charles Reineke, a traffic enforcement officer with the Los Angeles Police Department.

Director: Gunther von Fritsch | Stars: Charles Reineke, Ben Hall, Ralph Montgomery, Jason Robards Sr.

Votes: 128

35. Lonelyhearts (1958)

100 min | Drama

6.7
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Eager to land a journalistic position, Adam White goes to work as an advice-giving newspaper columnist. His editor, Shrike, takes pleasure in browbeating his alcoholic wife Florence for her... See full summary »

Director: Vincent J. Donehue | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Myrna Loy, Robert Ryan, Dolores Hart

Votes: 945

36. Finnegan Begin Again (1985 TV Movie)

115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Mike Finnegan is retired and taking care of his senile wife. He can't get her to allow him to throw anything out and their house has become unmanageable. He meets Liz DeHaan, who is dating ... See full summary »

Director: Joan Micklin Silver | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Robert Preston, Sam Waterston, Sylvia Sidney

Votes: 359

37. They Got Me Covered (1943)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Musical, War

6.8
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Bumbling reporter Robert Kittredge has been fired after bungling his latest assignment. His career isn't all he's botched up: his girlfriend Chris is tired of waiting for him to marry her. ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Lenore Aubert, Otto Preminger

Votes: 471

38. I vinti (1953)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

6.7
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Three stories of well-off youths who commit murders. In the French episode a group of high school students kill one of their colleagues for his money. In the Italian episode a university ... See full summary »

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Etchika Choureau, Jacques Sempey, Henri Poirier, Annie Noël

Votes: 608

39. Love Is News (1937)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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Financier's daughter spars with newspaper reporter: he by writing about her, she by announcing their engagement.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Tyrone Power, Loretta Young, Don Ameche, Slim Summerville

Votes: 448

40. Warlock Moon (1973)

PG | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

5.3
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A college girl meets a reporter, they take a trip to the country, and they wind up meeting a creepy old woman who lives in a closed-down resort.

Director: Bill Herbert | Stars: Laurie Walters, Joe Spano, Edna MacAfee, Harry Bauer

Votes: 282

41. Als je begrijpt wat ik bedoel (1983)

84 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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Bumble the Bear (Olivier Bommel) finds an egg that, it turns out, has a cute little dragon in it. However, this dinosaur grows huge every time it is upset. As this causes a lot of problems, Ollie Bommel has to face a difficult dilemma.

Directors: Harrie Geelen, Bjørn Frank Jensen, Bert Kroon | Stars: Fred Benavente, Trudy Libosan, Luc Lutz, Lo van Hensbergen

Votes: 1,359

42. Young People (1940)

Approved | 79 min | Drama, Musical

6.6
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Shirley's last film on her 20th Century Fox contract (aged 12). Her parents (Oakie, Greenwood) decide to retire from show biz so she can have a normal life. They are unwelcome in the small ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan | Stars: Shirley Temple, Jack Oakie, Charlotte Greenwood, Arleen Whelan

Votes: 285

43. Der Fall Barschel (2015 TV Movie)

177 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.8
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Film about the death of the German politician Uwe Barschel, who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his hotel room in 1987, and the surrounding political scandals.

Director: Kilian Riedhof | Stars: Alexander Fehling, Fabian Hinrichs, Matthias Matschke, Antje Traue

Votes: 218

44. -30- (1959)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

6.7
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A managing editor of a LA newspaper must put together headlines for the next day in a way that'll attract the potential readers, deal with hectic going-ons at the workplace and have a serious talk with his wife about her wish to adopt.

Director: Jack Webb | Stars: Jack Webb, William Conrad, David Nelson, Whitney Blake

Votes: 285

45. The Missouri Traveler (1958)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Family, Western

6.4
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During the early 1900s, a runaway Missouri orphan reaches a town where the townsfolk are enchanted with him and where a wealthy rancher and a local newspaperman compete to give him an education.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Brandon De Wilde, Lee Marvin, Gary Merrill, Paul Ford

Votes: 155

46. The World Gone Mad (1933)

Unrated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.8
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A district attorney and a reporter try to find the killer of a D.A. who uncovered a massive stock fraud.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Evelyn Brent, Neil Hamilton, Mary Brian

Votes: 376

47. Tomb of Torture (1963)

Not Rated | 88 min | Horror

5.1
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A woman is tormented by dreams that she is the reincarnation of a dead countess. Her father, trying to get her to stop the dreams, takes her to a village near the castle of the late ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Boccaci | Stars: Annie Alberti, Adriano Micantoni, Marco Mariani, Flora Carosello

Votes: 145

48. The Hearst and Davies Affair (1985 TV Movie)

94 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Story of the decades-long affair between married newspaper magnate and movie producer William Randolph Hearst and actress and former "Ziegfeld Follies" showgirl Marion Davies.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Virginia Madsen, Fritz Weaver, Doris Belack

Votes: 97

49. Corpus Christi Bandits (1945)

Approved | 56 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.6
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In flashback, Mr. Christi relates the story of his father Corpus Christi Jim. After robbing a stage, Jim and partners Rocky and Steve decide to go straight and return the money. But the ... See full summary »

Director: Wallace Grissell | Stars: Allan Lane, Helen Talbot, Jack Kirk, Twinkle Watts

Votes: 31

50. Hal Holbrook: Mark Twain Tonight! (1967 TV Special)

78 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.5
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Recreating the one-man show he starred in on Broadway, 'Hal Holbrook' portrays Mark Twain as a 70-year old humorist who skewers politicians, newspapermen and so-called patriots in this 90 ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Bogart | Star: Hal Holbrook

Votes: 159