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1. Man of Steel (2013)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
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55 Metascore

Clark Kent, an alien of a now extinct race disguised as a bystander of our kind is forced to reveal his true identity when Earth is invaded by an army of survivors who threaten to bring the planet to the brink of destruction.

Writers: David S. Goyer, Christopher Nolan, Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster | Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon, Diane Lane

2. The Normal Heart (2014 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 132 min | Drama

8.1
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A gay activist attempts to raise HIV/AIDS awareness during the early 1980s.

Writer: Larry Kramer | Director: Ryan Murphy | Stars: Mark Ruffalo, Jonathan Groff, Frank De Julio, William DeMeritt

3. Hot Fuzz (2007)

R | 121 min | Comedy

7.9
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81 Metascore

Exceptional London cop Nicholas Angel is involuntarily transferred to a quaint English village and paired with a witless new partner. While on the beat, Nicholas suspects a sinister conspiracy is afoot with the residents.

Writers: Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg | Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy

4. Batman (1989)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action

7.6
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66 Metascore

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.

Writers: Bob Kane, Sam Hamm, Warren Skaaren | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl

5. Superman (1978)

PG | 143 min | Action, Sci-Fi

7.4
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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.

Creators: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster | Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando

6. Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

G | 93 min | Drama, Family

8.2
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A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.

Writers: Stephen P. Lindsey, Kaneto Shindô | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Richard Gere, Joan Allen, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Sarah Roemer

7. The Rum Diary (2011)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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56 Metascore

American journalist Paul Kemp takes on a freelance job in Puerto Rico for a local newspaper during the 1960s and struggles to find a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there.

Writers: Bruce Robinson, Hunter S. Thompson | Director: Bruce Robinson | Stars: Johnny Depp, Giovanni Ribisi, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Rispoli

8. Marley & Me (2008)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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53 Metascore

A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog.

Writers: Scott Frank, Don Roos, John Grogan | Director: David Frankel | Stars: Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner

9. The Company You Keep (2012)

R | 125 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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57 Metascore

A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity.

Writers: Lem Dobbs, Neil Gordon | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Robert Redford, Brit Marling, Stanley Tucci, Nick Nolte

10. Blitz (2011)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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A tough cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.

Writers: Nathan Parker, Ken Bruen | Director: Elliott Lester | Stars: Jason Statham, Paddy Considine, Aidan Gillen, Zawe Ashton

11. Manhunter (1986)

R | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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78 Metascore

Former FBI profiler Will Graham returns to service to pursue a deranged serial murderer named "the Tooth Fairy" by the media.

Writers: Thomas Harris, Michael Mann | Director: Michael Mann | Stars: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox

12. The Green Hornet (2011)

PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.9
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39 Metascore

Following the death of his father, Britt Reid, heir to his father's large company, teams up with his late dad's assistant Kato to become a masked crime fighting team.

Writers: Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, George W. Trendle | Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Christoph Waltz, Cameron Diaz

13. The Great Gatsby (1974)

PG | 144 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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43 Metascore

A Midwesterner becomes fascinated with his nouveau riche neighbor, who obsesses over his lost love.

Writers: Francis Ford Coppola, F. Scott Fitzgerald | Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Bruce Dern, Karen Black

14. State of Play (2009)

PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Mystery

7.1
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64 Metascore

When a congressional aide is killed, a Washington D.C. journalist starts investigating the case involving the congressman, his old college friend.

Writers: Matthew Michael Carnahan, Tony Gilroy, Billy Ray, Paul Abbott | Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Russell Crowe, Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Helen Mirren

15. Superman II (1980)

PG | 127 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.8
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87 Metascore

Superman agrees to sacrifice his powers to marry Lois, unaware that three Kryptonian criminals he inadvertently released are conquering Earth.

Writers: Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Mario Puzo, David Newman, Leslie Newman | Directors: Richard Lester, Richard Donner | Stars: Gene Hackman, Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Ned Beatty

16. Seeking Justice (2011)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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38 Metascore

After his wife is assaulted, a husband enlists the services of a vigilante group to help him settle the score. Then he discovers they want a 'favor' from him in return.

Writers: Todd Hickey, Robert Tannen | Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Nicolas Cage, January Jones, Guy Pearce, Harold Perrineau

17. Green Zone (2010)

R | 115 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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63 Metascore

Discovering covert and faulty intelligence causes a U.S. Army officer to go rogue as he hunts for Weapons of Mass Destruction in an unstable region.

Writers: Brian Helgeland, Rajiv Chandrasekaran | Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Matt Damon, Jason Isaacs, Greg Kinnear, Igal Naor

18. The Soloist (2009)

PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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61 Metascore

A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.

Writers: Susannah Grant, Steve Lopez | Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Robert Downey Jr., Catherine Keener, Tom Hollander

19. Superman III (1983)

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

4.9
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42 Metascore

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

Writers: Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, David Newman, Leslie Newman | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

20. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Family

3.6
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22 Metascore

The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.

Writers: Joe Shuster, Jerry Siegel, Christopher Reeve, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal | Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

21. Assassination of a High School President (2008)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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At a Catholic high school, the popular girl teams up with a sophomore newspaper reporter to investigate a case of stolen SAT exams. Once the duo target their suspects, a larger conspiracy is unearthed.

Writers: Kevin Jakubowski, Tim Calpin | Director: Brett Simon | Stars: Reece Thompson, Mischa Barton, Bruce Willis, Michael Rapaport

22. Dead Again (1991)

R | 107 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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66 Metascore

Mike Church is a Los Angeles private detective who specializes in finding missing persons. He takes on the case of a mystery woman who he calls Grace. She is suffering from amnesia and has ... See full summary »

Writer: Scott Frank | Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Emma Thompson, Andy Garcia, Derek Jacobi

23. Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974 (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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A rookie journalist looks to solve the increasingly vexing case of a serial killer on the loose.

Writers: David Peace, Tony Grisoni | Director: Julian Jarrold | Stars: Andrew Garfield, David Morrissey, John Henshaw, Anthony Flanagan

24. Jack the Ripper (1988– )

190 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the queen.

Stars: Michael Caine, Armand Assante, Ray McAnally, Lewis Collins

25. Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)

G | 101 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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63 Metascore

Set in Cincinnati at the height of the Great Depression, Kit Kittredge, a resourceful young girl, helps her mother run a boardinghouse after her father loses his job.

Writers: Ann Peacock, Valerie Tripp | Director: Patricia Rozema | Stars: Abigail Breslin, Stanley Tucci, Joan Cusack, Julia Ormond

26. The Thing from Another World (1951)

TV-PG | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.

Writers: Charles Lederer, John W. Campbell Jr. | Directors: Christian Nyby, Howard Hawks | Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness, Robert Cornthwaite

27. The Shootist (1976)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Western

7.7
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A dying gunfighter spends his last days looking for a way to die with a minimum of pain and a maximum of dignity.

Writers: Glendon Swarthout, Miles Hood Swarthout, Scott Hale | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, James Stewart

28. Stolen Lives (2009)

R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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34 Metascore

A detective deals with the loss of his own son while trying to uncover the identity of a boy whose mummified remains are found in a box buried for fifty years.

Writer: Glenn Taranto | Director: Anders Anderson | Stars: Jon Hamm, Josh Lucas, Rhona Mitra, James Van Der Beek

29. Zombie (1979)

R | 91 min | Horror

6.9
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Strangers looking for a woman's father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately searches for the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead.

Writer: Elisa Briganti | Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Tisa Farrow, Ian McCulloch, Richard Johnson, Al Cliver

30. The Class (2006–2007)

22 min | Comedy

8.0
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A 27-year-old is reunited with his childhood friends.

Creators: David Crane, Jeffrey Klarik | Stars: Andrea Anders, Jon Bernthal, Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Tyler Ferguson

31. I Was Framed (1942)

Passed | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.3
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A newspaperman out to get the goods on a crooked politician winds up in jail, framed for a killing he didn't commit. He and another prisoner attempt an escape, but although the newspaperman... See full summary »

Writers: Jerome Odlum, Robert E. Kent | Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Tod Andrews, Julie Bishop, Regis Toomey, Patti Hale

32. The Sniper (1952)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

7.1
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A sniper kills young brunettes as the police attempt to grapple with the psychology of the unknown assailant.

Writers: Harry Brown, Edna Anhalt, Edward Anhalt | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Arthur Franz, Adolphe Menjou, Gerald Mohr, Marie Windsor

33. Incendiary (2008)

R | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.9
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An adulterous woman's life is torn apart when her husband and infant son are killed in a suicide bombing at a soccer match.

Writers: Chris Cleave, Sharon Maguire | Director: Sharon Maguire | Stars: Michelle Williams, Ewan McGregor, Matthew Macfadyen, Nicholas Gleaves

34. He Was a Quiet Man (2007)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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53 Metascore

An office worker inadvertently becomes a hero after he saves a woman's life.

Writer: Frank A. Cappello | Director: Frank A. Cappello | Stars: Christian Slater, Elisha Cuthbert, William H. Macy, Michael DeLuise

35. Delete (2012 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Drama, Sci-Fi | Active

5.6
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A reporter and a young hacker uncover an artificial intelligence which has become sentient. It has one goal. Self preservation. Humans are trying to destroy it. So it's 'it' or them.

Stars: Keir Gilchrist, Erin Karpluk, Ryan Robbins, Gil Bellows

36. The Paper (1994)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie White faces ... See full summary »

Writers: David Koepp, Stephen Koepp | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Robert Duvall, Marisa Tomei

37. All-Star Superman (2011 Video)

PG | 76 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.0
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While saving the crew of the first manned mission to the sun, Superman is poisoned by solar radiation. Dying, he decides to fulfill his lifelong dreams, while still saving the Earth from ... See full summary »

Creators: Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster | Director: Sam Liu | Stars: James Denton, Christina Hendricks, Anthony LaPaglia, Edward Asner

38. Foreign Correspondent (1940)

Not Rated | 120 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

7.6
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On the eve of WWII, a young American reporter tries to expose enemy agents in London.

Writers: Charles Bennett, Joan Harrison, James Hilton, Robert Benchley | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders

39. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936)

TV-G | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers.

Writers: Robert Riskin, Clarence Budington Kelland | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander

40. Absence of Malice (1981)

PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.9
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When a prosecutor leaks a false story that a liquor warehouse owner is involved in the murder of an union head, the man's life begins to unravel.

Writer: Kurt Luedtke | Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Paul Newman, Sally Field, Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon

41. All the King's Men (1949)

TV-PG | 110 min | Drama

7.6
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The rise and fall of a corrupt politician, who makes his friends richer and retains power by dint of a populist appeal.

Writers: Robert Penn Warren, Robert Rossen | Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland, Joanne Dru, John Derek

42. Bride of the Monster (1955)

Approved | 69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.1
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An mad doctor attempts to create atomic supermen.

Writers: Edward D. Wood Jr., Alex Gordon | Director: Edward D. Wood Jr. | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Tor Johnson, Tony McCoy, Loretta King

43. Godzilla 1985: The Legend Is Reborn (1984)

PG | 87 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Thirty years after the original monster's rampage, a new Godzilla emerges and attacks Japan.

Writers: Shuichi Nagahara, Tomoyuki Tanaka, Lisa Tomei | Directors: Koji Hashimoto, R.J. Kizer | Stars: Raymond Burr, Ken Tanaka, Yasuko Sawaguchi, Yôsuke Natsuki

44. The Night Stalker (1972 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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An abrasive Las Vegas newspaper reporter investigates a series of murders committed by a vampire.

Writers: Richard Matheson, Jeffrey Grant Rice | Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Darren McGavin, Carol Lynley, Simon Oakland, Ralph Meeker

45. Cover Girl (1944)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Rusty Parker wins a contest and becomes a celebrated cover girl; this endangers her romance with dancing mentor Danny.

Writers: Virginia Van Upp, Marion Parsonnet, Paul Gangelin, Erwin S. Gelsey | Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Gene Kelly, Lee Bowman, Phil Silvers

46. Adventures of Captain Marvel (1941)

Passed | 216 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.7
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To protect a magic talisman from being used for evil, a boy is given the power to become an adult superhero with a single magic word.

Writers: Ronald Davidson, Norman S. Hall, Arch Heath, Joseph F. Poland, Sol Shor | Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Tom Tyler, Frank Coghlan Jr., William 'Billy' Benedict, Louise Currie

47. Superman (1948)

Approved | 244 min | Sci-Fi

7.3
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Superman comes to Earth as a child and grows up to be his home's first superhero with his first major challenge being to oppose The Spider Lady.

Writers: George H. Plympton, Joseph F. Poland, Arthur Hoerl, Lewis Clay, Royal K. Cole | Directors: Spencer Gordon Bennet, Thomas Carr | Stars: Kirk Alyn, Noel Neill, Tommy Bond, Carol Forman

48. The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)

GP | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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A newspaper reporter and a retired, blind journalist try to solve a series of killings connected to a pharmaceutical company's experimental, top-secret research projects and in so doing, both become targets of the killer.

Writers: Dario Argento, Luigi Collo, Dardano Sacchetti | Director: Dario Argento | Stars: James Franciscus, Karl Malden, Catherine Spaak, Pier Paolo Capponi

49. Guru (2007)

166 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.8
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70 Metascore

A villager, Gurukant Desai, arrives in Bombay 1958, and rises from its streets to become the GURU, the biggest tycoon in Indian history.

Writers: Mani Ratnam, Vijay Krishna Acharya, Anurag Kashyap, Sujatha, Suhasini | Director: Mani Ratnam | Stars: Mithun Chakraborty, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Madhavan

50. Jail Bait (1954)

Unrated | 71 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

3.2
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Vic Brady draws young Don Gregor into a life of crime. He then blackmails Gregor's plastic surgeon father into fixing up his face so he can evade the cops.

Writers: Alex Gordon, Edward D. Wood Jr. | Director: Edward D. Wood Jr. | Stars: Lyle Talbot, Dolores Fuller, Clancy Malone, John Robert Martin