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1. The Truman Show (1998)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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90 Metascore

An insurance salesman/adjuster discovers his entire life is actually a television show.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

Votes: 670,571 | Gross: $125.60M

2. The Fifth Estate (2013)

R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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49 Metascore

A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Daniel Brühl, Carice van Houten, Alicia Vikander

Votes: 29,396 | Gross: $3.25M

3. K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)

PG-13 | 138 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.7
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58 Metascore

When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sam Spruell, Peter Stebbings, Christian Camargo

Votes: 49,431 | Gross: $35.17M

4. Godzilla (1954)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.5
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78 Metascore

American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada, Momoko Kôchi

Votes: 18,971 | Gross: $0.01M

5. Project X (1987)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Air Force pilot Jimmy Garrett joins a top secret military experiment involving chimps, but begins to suspect there might be something more to the mysterious "Project X".

Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Helen Hunt, Willie, Okko

Votes: 8,371 | Gross: $18.53M

6. The China Syndrome (1979)

PG | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant.

Director: James Bridges | Stars: Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas, Scott Brady

Votes: 20,730

7. The Ten (2007)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
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50 Metascore

Ten stories, each inspired by one of the ten commandments.

Director: David Wain | Stars: Paul Rudd, Jessica Alba, Winona Ryder, Adam Brody

Votes: 15,331 | Gross: $0.77M

8. Atomic Train (1999– )

PG-13 | 122 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.6
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A train filled with atomic devices threatens to destroy the city of Denver. John Serger (an NTSB agent) has to prevent this from happening

Stars: Rob Lowe, Kristin Davis, Esai Morales, John Finn

Votes: 1,886

9. The Chain Reaction (1980)

92 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.5
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An earthquake in rural Australia causes a dangerous leak at WALDO, a nuclear waste storage facility. Heinrich Schmidt, an engineer badly hurt in the accident, knows that the leak will ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Barry | Stars: Steve Bisley, Arna-Maria Winchester, Ross Thompson, Ralph Cotterill

Votes: 537

10. Defense of the Realm (1986)

PG | 96 min | Thriller

6.6
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After a newspaper reporter helps expose a Member of Parliament as a possible spy, he finds that there's much more to the story than that.

Director: David Drury | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott, Ian Bannen

Votes: 1,534 | Gross: $0.75M

11. The Cloud (2006)

105 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.5
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DIE WOLKE (The Cloud) is about a breakdown of a nuclear power station in Germany and the story of two teenager-lovers Hannah and Elmar who take refuge. 38.000 people die and Hannah unfortunately becomes contaminated.

Director: Gregor Schnitzler | Stars: Paula Kalenberg, Franz Dinda, Hans-Laurin Beyerling, Carina N. Wiese

Votes: 2,191

12. The Land of Hope (2012)

133 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.6
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An earth-quake causes a nuclear crisis in a fictive Japanese prefecture. In wake of the disaster, the members of the Ono family who reside just outside the border of the mandatory ... See full summary »

Director: Sion Sono | Stars: Isao Natsuyagi, Naoko Ohtani, Jun Murakami, Megumi Kagurazaka

Votes: 751

13. Scorcher (I) (2002)

R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

3.6
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The only hope for humanity to survive a natural disaster is to detonate a nuclear bomb in Los Angeles.

Director: James Seale | Stars: Mark Dacascos, John Rhys-Davies, Tamara Davies, Mark Rolston

Votes: 1,208

14. Fukushima: A Nuclear Story (2015)

84 min | Documentary, News

7.7
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A powerful documentary - shot from March 11th, 2011 through March 2015 - that sheds some light on what really happened at the Fukushima nuclear power plant after the 2011 earthquake and the tsunami that followed.

Director: Matteo Gagliardi | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Massimo Dapporto

Votes: 129

15. The Battle of Chernobyl (2006)

94 min | Documentary

8.4
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Documentary of the nuclear disaster of Chernobyl.

Director: Thomas Johnson | Stars: Tim Birkett, Hans Blix, Mikhail Gorbachev, Oleg Mirochnikov

Votes: 727

16. Disaster at Silo 7 (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.4
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During routine maintenance of a liquid-fuelled ICBM, the fuel tank is penetrated by a falling spanner. The film traces the efforts of the maintenance crew and associated military and ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Elikann | Stars: Ray Baker, Peter Boyle, Patricia Charbonneau, Perry King

Votes: 124

17. Y2K (1999 TV Movie)

93 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.2
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It's millennium eve. At the stroke of midnight the Y2K computer bug kicks in, causing widespread chaos in the US.

Director: Dick Lowry | Stars: Ken Olin, Joe Morton, Kate Vernon, Lauren Tom

Votes: 336

18. Red Alert (1977 TV Movie)

95 min | Thriller

7.1
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A computer at a nuclear power plant malfunctions and receives erroneous information of a radiation leak. It seals off the compound, trapping the crew inside.

Director: William Hale | Stars: William Devane, Michael Brandon, Adrienne Barbeau, Ralph Waite

Votes: 151

19. Quatermass II (1955 TV Mini-Series)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

7.4
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Several years after the previous serial took place, Professor Quatermass is trying to perfect a dangerously unstable nuclear-powered rocket engine. After a disastrous test firing in ... See full summary »

Stars: John Robinson, Monica Grey, Hugh Griffith, John Stone

Votes: 214

20. Critical Assembly (2002 TV Movie)

120 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.7
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Two college students (Heigl and Smith) build a nuclear device, which is stolen by a fellow student. When it ends up in the hands of a terrorist, they work with an FBI agent (Beach) in a race against time.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Katherine Heigl, Kerr Smith, J. August Richards, Jeff Roop

Votes: 359

21. Raspad (1990)

103 min | Drama

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1986. Chernobyl disaster. Couples, friends, and a risk-taking journalist are woven into the larger framework of the disaster. Panic follows.

Director: Mikhail Belikov | Stars: Sergey Shakurov, Tatyana Kochemasova, Stanislav Stankevich, Georgiy Drozd

Votes: 107

22. Knocking on the Devil's Door: Our Deadly Nuclear Legacy (2011)

96 min | Documentary, History, News

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The nuclear reactor catastrophes at Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, and now at Fukushima, Japan, remind us that a heinous specter hovers over the health and security of millions of people ... See full summary »

Directors: Gary Null, Valerie Van Cleve | Stars: Ryan Alexander, Christopher Busby, Helen Caldicott, Betty Chavey

23. Chernobyl Heart (2003)

39 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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This Academy Award-winning documentary takes a look at children born after the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster who have been born with a deteriorated heart condition.

Director: Maryann DeLeo | Stars: William Novick, Adi Roche

Votes: 598

24. Frostfire (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Thriller

6.7
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After the suicide of a snowboarder friend, his brother, Brandon, takes the depressed Nelson Nagarauk home to their tradition-conscious Inuit family at 69 degrees north. Brandon persuades ... See full summary »

Director: David Greene | Stars: Mosha Cote, Wendy Crewson, David Quamaniq, August Schmölzer

Votes: 31

25. Am Tag als Bobby Ewing starb (2005)

92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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Germany, 1986: Niels, 17, and his mother Hanne leave Bremen to live in a rural hippie community after her divorce. While Hanne falls in love with Peter, the guru, her son doesn't like him ... See full summary »

Director: Lars Jessen | Stars: Gabriela Maria Schmeide, Franz Dinda, Peter Lohmeyer, Richy Müller

Votes: 334

26. The First Day (2008 TV Movie)

Drama

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Story about the reaction of Austrian officials towards a maximum credible accident in the nuclear power plant Dukovany in the nearby Czech Republic.

Director: Andreas Prochaska | Stars: Franziska Weisz, Samuel Jung, Andreas Kiendl, Nikolai Gemel

Votes: 117

27. Birdboy (2011)

13 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

6.7
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A terrible industrial accident changes Little DINKI's life forever. Now DINKI's fate may ride on the wings of her eccentric friend BIRDBOY, a misfit who hides in the forest lost in his ... See full summary »

Directors: Pedro Rivero, Alberto Vázquez | Stars: Ana Lemos, Tacho González, Antón Rubal, Xermana Carballido

Votes: 94

28. Threat (1987)

71 min | Documentary

7.7
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Director: Stefan Jarl

Votes: 23

29. Poussières (2013)

21 min | Short, Sci-Fi

7.8
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For some time the village was just sentenced to silence and dust. Not a soul out there, not even a noise. However this evening, something is moving again.

Director: Daniel Metge | Stars: Salomé Stévenin, Serge Riaboukine, Nicolas Giraud, Jenny Bellay

Votes: 5

30. Libres! (2015)

105 min | Documentary

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Director: Jean-Paul Jaud

31. SL-1 (1983)

60 min | Documentary

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A documentary about the first disastrous nuclear reactor explosion in the United States in 1961.

Directors: Diane Orr, C. Larry Roberts

32. Och stjärnans namn var malört (1996)

73 min | Documentary

7.3
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Director: Lennart Malmer | Stars: Marjorie Aamodt, Steve Fory, Jurij Gourman, James Gunkel

Votes: 7

33. America's Lost Bombs: The True Story of Broken Arrows (2001 TV Movie)

TV-PG | Documentary, History

8.4
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Stars: Arthur Kent, Eric Longabardi, Robert McNamara

Votes: 9

34. Psychosomatic (2008)

80 min | Thriller

5.3
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An explosion at a nearby chemical factory locks two neighbours in together, but they are not what they seem. Who really is in danger.

Director: Andrew Charles Tanner | Stars: Dawn Harper, Rhys Hills, Samantha Jones, Andrew Charles Tanner

Votes: 6

35. The White Dwarf (1986)

90 min | Drama

5.1
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The story of one man's struggle after he gets caught in a nuclear fallout and gets sick with leukemia.

Director: Timo Humaloja | Stars: Kari Heiskanen, Lilga Kovanko, Jaana Raski, Esko Salminen

Votes: 42

36. Stockpile (2001)

102 min | Documentary, History

6.2
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Director: Stephen Trombley | Star: Martin Sheen

Votes: 8

37. Nuclear Children: Chernobyl and Fukushima (2011)

Documentary

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Director: Ryutaro Tano

38. Atomic Runner Chelnov: Nuclear Man, the Fighter (1988 Video Game)

Action, Sci-Fi

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39. Sista varningen! (1980)

121 min | Documentary

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Director: Lennart Malmer | Stars: Hans Alfredson, Gösta Bohman, Ramsey Clark, Tage Danielsson

40. Strange World (1999– )
Episode: Aerobe (1999)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Turner and Major Reese, who feels guilty over Turner's condition, only have a few hours to stop a microbe that's eating through canisters of radioactive waste in a shady nuclear waste repository before the waste leaks and kills them.

Director: Dan Lerner | Stars: Tim Guinee, Kristin Lehman, Sandra Quarterman, Currie Graham

Votes: 5

41. River Monsters (2009– )
Episode: Atomic Assassin (2013)

48 min | Documentary, Adventure, Mystery

8.4
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After venturing to over 20 countries in search of monster fish, biologist and extreme angler Jeremy Wade is thrown headfirst into his most dangerous challenge to date. Stories of grizzly ... See full summary »

Director: Charlie Bingham | Stars: Jeremy Wade, Tim Mousseau

Votes: 20

42. Modern Marvels (1993– )
Episode: Engineering Disasters (1999)

TV-PG | Documentary, History

7.3
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Features The Great Molasses Flood of 1919 and other engineering disasters.

Stars: Lyndon Johnson, Roger McCarthy, Story Musgrave, Ralph Nader

Votes: 16

43. Top Gear (2002– )
Episode: Episode #21.3 (2014)

TV-PG | 66 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.5
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Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May goes on a road-trip through Ukraine to show that small city cars are indeed fun to drive, Jaremy test a Danish supercar and musician James Blunt is the star in the Reasonably Priced Car.

Directors: Phil Churchward, Brian Klein, Jon Richards, Kit Lynch Robinson | Stars: Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May, The Stig

Votes: 196

44. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown (2012)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary

8.3
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The events of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan are recounted.

Director: Daniel Edge | Stars: Peter Berkrot, Russell Gannon, Jeremiah Kissel, Will Lyman

Votes: 19

45. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Meltdown at Three Mile Island (1999)

Documentary, Biography, History

7.4
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The worst nuclear-power-plant accident in U.S. history.

Directors: Margaret Drain, Chana Gazit, David Steward | Star: Liev Schreiber

Votes: 23

46. Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003– )
Episode: Nukes, Hybrids and Lesbians (2007)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Documentary

7.4
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Penn and Teller look at how nuclear power has been demonized when it is actually the best way to prevent climate change. They also review the performance of hybrid cars by sending two lesbians out on a date in one.

Directors: Star Price, Scott Firestone, Chip Selby | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Alicia, Bradley Berman

Votes: 81

47. World in Action (1963–1998)
Episode: The Accident (1977)

Documentary

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Investigates a claim by Russian Scientist Dr Zhores Medvedev, that the biggest nuclear accident of all, occurred 20 years previous in the Southern Ural Mountains.where many people died.

48. Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension (1998– )
Episode: The Newsroom (1998)

Adventure, Comedy, Family

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Mitchell discovers that the town's paper The Eerie Enquirer makes up their front page stories which then somehow come true. The editor wants their next story to be about a meltdown at the nuclear power plant where Mitchell's mom works.

Stars: Bill Switzer, Daniel Clark, Deborah Odell, Lindy Booth

49. The West Wing (1999–2006)
Episode: Two Weeks Out (2006)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama

8.0
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Both candidates face vital choices about which states to campaign in; Vinick tries to put the nuclear issue behind him; Bruno finds Santos's briefcase.

Director: Laura Innes | Stars: Alan Alda, Kristin Chenoweth, Allison Janney, Joshua Malina

Votes: 216