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1. Brokeback Mountain (2005)

R | 134 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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87 Metascore

The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams, Randy Quaid

Votes: 260,419 | Gross: $83.03M

2. Never Say Never Again (1983)

PG | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.2
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A SPECTRE agent has stolen two American nuclear warheads, and James Bond must find their targets before they are detonated.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Sean Connery, Kim Basinger, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Max von Sydow

Votes: 48,773 | Gross: $55.50M

3. Jarhead (2005)

R | 125 min | Action, Drama, War

7.1
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58 Metascore

A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black, Scott MacDonald

Votes: 143,837 | Gross: $62.65M

4. Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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48 Metascore

Axel Foley returns to Beverly Hills to help Taggart and Rosewood investigate Chief Bogomil's near-fatal shooting and the series of "alphabet crimes" associated with it.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Judge Reinhold, Jürgen Prochnow, Ronny Cox

Votes: 85,075 | Gross: $153.67M

5. Syriana (2005)

R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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76 Metascore

A politically-charged epic about the state of the oil industry in the hands of those personally involved and effected by it.

Director: Stephen Gaghan | Stars: George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet, Kayvan Novak

Votes: 109,411 | Gross: $50.82M

6. The Thirteenth Floor (1999)

R | 100 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.0
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36 Metascore

Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man... See full summary »

Director: Josef Rusnak | Stars: Craig Bierko, Gretchen Mol, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 52,152 | Gross: $15.50M

7. 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.

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

Votes: 50,139 | Gross: $60.00M

8. Five Easy Pieces (1970)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.5
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A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.

Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Billy Green Bush, Fannie Flagg

Votes: 25,465

9. The World at War (1973 TV Mini-Series)

TV-PG | 52 min | Documentary, History, War

9.3
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A series of documentaries about World War II.

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Anthony Eden, Averell Harriman, Albert Speer

Votes: 11,592

10. Giant (1956)

Approved | 201 min | Drama, Western

7.7
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Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker

Votes: 26,369

11. Three Days of the Condor (1975)

R | 117 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow

Votes: 35,546

12. Touch of Evil (1958)

PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

8.1
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A stark, perverse story of murder, kidnapping, and police corruption in a Mexican border town.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 73,169 | Gross: $2.24M

13. The Wages of Fear (1953)

Not Rated | 131 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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In a decrepit South American village, men are hired to transport an urgent nitroglycerine shipment without the equipment that would make it safe.

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Peter van Eyck, Folco Lulli

Votes: 35,568

14. Pioneer (2013)

R | 111 min | Thriller

6.0
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58 Metascore

A thriller set at the beginning of the 1980's Norwegian Oil Boom and centered on a diver whose obsession with reaching the bottom of the Norwegian Sea leads to tragedy.

Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg | Stars: Aksel Hennie, Wes Bentley, Stephen Lang, Stephanie Sigman

Votes: 3,474 | Gross: $0.01M

15. Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels.

Director: Melvin Van Peebles | Stars: Melvin Van Peebles, Simon Chuckster, Hubert Scales, John Dullaghan

Votes: 3,359 | Gross: $15.18M

16. Boom Town (1940)

Passed | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Two buddies who rise from fly-by-night wildcatters to oil tycoons over a twenty year period both love the same woman.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr

Votes: 2,284

17. Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey takes on the members of a vicious Los Angeles drug cartel to stop the flow of drugs after his girlfriend's daughter dies from an overdose.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Charles Bronson, Kay Lenz, John P. Ryan, Perry Lopez

Votes: 6,090 | Gross: $6.88M

18. Peep World (2010)

R | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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27 Metascore

Four siblings implode after the release of a book written about them.

Director: Barry W. Blaustein | Stars: Michael C. Hall, Sarah Silverman, Rainn Wilson, Lewis Black

Votes: 3,236 | Gross: $0.01M

19. Cimarron (1931)

Passed | 123 min | Drama, Western

6.0
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A newspaper editor settles in an Oklahoma boom town with his reluctant wife at the end of the nineteenth century.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Richard Dix, Irene Dunne, Estelle Taylor, Nance O'Neil

Votes: 3,679

20. Lessons of Darkness (1992)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, War

8.2
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This film shows the disaster of the Kuwaitian oil fields in flames, with few interviews and no explanatory narration. Hell itself is presented in such beautiful sights and music that one has to be fascinated by it.

Director: Werner Herzog | Star: Werner Herzog

Votes: 3,631

21. Joe Dakota (1957)

Approved | 79 min | Romance, Western

6.8
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A stranger rides into town and says he is looking for a local Indian. Told he left town, the truth everyone has been hiding comes out including the stranger's true identity.

Director: Richard Bartlett | Stars: Jock Mahoney, Luana Patten, Charles McGraw, Barbara Lawrence

Votes: 182

22. Map of the Human Heart (1992)

R | 109 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Ward | Stars: Jason Scott Lee, Anne Parillaud, Patrick Bergin, Robert Joamie

Votes: 2,683 | Gross: $2.81M

23. The Damned Don't Cry (1950)

Approved | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.1
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A New York socialite climbs the ladder of success man by man until a life among rich gangsters gives her what she thought she always wanted.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Joan Crawford, David Brian, Steve Cochran, Kent Smith

Votes: 1,547

24. Blowing Wild (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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In South America, when Jeff Dawson and Dutch Peterson's oil rigs are dynamited by local bandits, the two partners resort to risky transportation of nitroglycerin to raise money.

Director: Hugo Fregonese | Stars: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Ruth Roman, Anthony Quinn

Votes: 553

25. Mission to Moscow (1943)

Approved | 124 min | Drama, History, War

5.5
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Ambassador Joseph Davies is sent by FDR to Russia to learn about the Soviet system and returns to America as an advocate of Stalinism.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Walter Huston, Ann Harding, Oskar Homolka, George Tobias

Votes: 673

26. The Stars Fell on Henrietta (1995)

PG | 109 min | Drama

6.5
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The setting is early America during the oil boom. An elderly, down on his luck 'oil man', Mr. Cox finds himself in the town of Henrietta. Using unconventional methods, he convinces himself ... See full summary »

Director: James Keach | Stars: Robert Duvall, Aidan Quinn, Frances Fisher, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 625 | Gross: $0.10M

27. Death of a Scoundrel (1956)

Approved | 119 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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When Clementi Suborin is found murdered, his secretary recounts to the police the story of his rise from Czech refugee to ultra-rich New Yorker. The tale of betrayal, womanising and fraud ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Martin | Stars: George Sanders, Yvonne De Carlo, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Victor Jory

Votes: 487

28. The Hideous Sun Demon (1959)

Unrated | 74 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.7
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After exposure to radiation, an atomic research scientist finds himself changing into a murderous, lizard-like creature every time he is exposed to sunlight.

Directors: Robert Clarke, Tom Boutross | Stars: Robert Clarke, Patricia Manning, Nan Peterson, Patrick Whyte

Votes: 827

29. Wild Horses (1995)

Unrated | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A road movie that begins when a man tries to rob a bank and the bank's clerk, a yuppie, pretends the thief has kidnapped him to help him run away. While they're running away, they meet a ... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro | Stars: Héctor Alterio, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Cecilia Dopazo, Fernán Mirás

Votes: 1,174

30. The Long Wait (1954)

94 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama

7.3
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An amnesiac finally learns his true identity...as a murder suspect. And he doesn't even know whether he is guilty...

Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Charles Coburn, Gene Evans, Peggie Castle

Votes: 140

31. Goin' to Town (1935)

Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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Former dance hall queen Cleo Borden, newly rich, falls for and pursues an upper-crust Englishman.

Director: Alexander Hall | Stars: Mae West, Paul Cavanagh, Gilbert Emery, Marjorie Gateson

Votes: 273

32. Ice House (1989)

86 min | Drama, Romance

3.8
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Pake has left a good paying job working in the oil fields of Texas in order to give the music business a try. Eventually he finds himself alone and with no money in a hotel room in Los ... See full summary »

Director: Eagle Pennell | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Bo Brinkman, Andreas Manolikakis, Lynn Miller

Votes: 51

33. South of the Border (1939)

Passed | 70 min | Musical, Western

6.3
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Federal Agent Gene Autry and his sidekick Frog are sent to Mexico to prevent foreign powers from gaining control of Mexican oil refineries and fomenting revolution among the Mexican people.... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, June Storey, Lupita Tovar

Votes: 84

34. The Return of Mr. Moto (1965)

Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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Mr. Moto goes undercover to find out who has been blowing up oil wells and trying to gain total control of all the oil leases from a petroleum-rich Middle Eastern country.

Director: Ernest Morris | Stars: Henry Silva, Terence Longdon, Suzanne Lloyd, Marne Maitland

Votes: 153

35. Houston, We Have a Problem (2009)

85 min | Documentary

7.4
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The Oil Barons, Wildcatters, and roughnecks and their long struggle to feed America's ferocious oil appetite. Step inside the oil culture to understand just how the USA became so addicted ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Torre | Stars: Barry Matthews, John Hofmeister, Paul Taylor, John Schiller

Votes: 75

36. Mr. Reckless (1948)

66 min | Adventure

5.5
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Returning to his hometown after a long absence, oil-well digger William Eythe discovers that his sweetheart has gotten engaged to an older suitor. In an attempt to win back his lost love, ... See full summary »

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: William Eythe, Barbara Britton, Walter Catlett, Minna Gombell

Votes: 33

37. Ladies' Man (1947)

Approved | 91 min | Comedy

7.0
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A boy from the country inherits $10 million, and decides to go to New York City to live it up.

Director: William D. Russell | Stars: Eddie Bracken, Cass Daley, Virginia Welles, Spike Jones

Votes: 13

38. Flowing Gold (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Johnny Blake, dodging the law on a false murder charge, gets work in the oil fields. His boss and friend Hap O'Connor turns on him when Johnny and Hap's girlfriend Linda fall in love. An ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: John Garfield, Frances Farmer, Pat O'Brien, Raymond Walburn

Votes: 235

39. West of Shanghai (1937)

Not Rated | 64 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.0
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Karloff is the Chinese warlord Fang, who holds a group of oilmen and missionaries hostage in a remote Chinese outpost.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Boris Karloff, Beverly Roberts, Ricardo Cortez, Gordon Oliver

Votes: 250

40. King of the Texas Rangers (1941)

Approved | 215 min | Adventure, Western

7.5
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Add a Plot

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Sammy Baugh, Neil Hamilton, Pauline Moore, Duncan Renaldo

Votes: 43

41. Sin Town (1942)

Approved | 73 min | Western

6.9
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Two con artists arrive in a western boom town that they think is ripe for the pickings, only to get swindled themselves.

Director: Ray Enright | Stars: Constance Bennett, Broderick Crawford, Patric Knowles, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 15

42. Crazy Cruise (1942)

6 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.3
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A travelogue, stopping in a southern tobacco plantation, the Swiss Alps, Egypt, Central Europe, Africa, and others, long enough for one joke per location. Bugs Bunny makes only a cameo appearance at the end.

Directors: Tex Avery, Robert Clampett | Stars: Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce

Votes: 183

43. Busses Roar (1942)

Approved | 58 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.1
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A saboteur tries to place a bomb on a bus.

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Richard Travis, Julie Bishop, Charles Drake, Eleanor Parker

Votes: 77

44. Outlaws of the Orient (1937)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Johnny Eaton, trouble-shooter for an American oil company drilling in China, leaves his bride-to-be to head for the Orient and straighten out problems at the inland-concession site his ... See full summary »

Director: Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Jack Holt, Mae Clarke, Harold Huber, Ray Walker

45. Black Gold (1936)

Approved | 57 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.2
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An oil-field action thriller directed by 'B' movie bad guy Russell Hopton.

Director: Russell Hopton | Stars: Frankie Darro, LeRoy Mason, Gloria Shea, Berton Churchill

Votes: 44

46. Danger Patrol (1937)

Approved | 59 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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A romance drama involving people who transport nitroglycerin for a living.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Sally Eilers, John Beal, Harry Carey, Frank M. Thomas

Votes: 51

47. Deadline for Murder (1946)

Passed | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.4
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A murder is committed when documents, pertaining to and detailing information about oil-fields in Central Europe, are stolen. More murders follow the theft before the recovery through the ... See full summary »

Director: James Tinling | Stars: Paul Kelly, Kent Taylor, Sheila Ryan, Jerome Cowan

Votes: 11

48. High Explosive (1943)

Approved | 60 min | Action, Drama

6.0
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Mike Douglas (Barry Sullivan), owner of a nitroglycerin concern hires his old friend "Buzz" Mitchell (Chester Morris), a race-driver of midget-auto cars who has been banned from racing, to ... See full summary »

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Chester Morris, Jean Parker, Barry Sullivan, Ralph Sanford

Votes: 5

49. Midnight Shadow (1939)

Approved | 54 min | Mystery

3.4
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In a quiet, all-black Oklahoma community live the Wilsons, whose pretty daughter Margaret is courted by awkward Buster and suave stage mentalist Prince Alihabad. On one busy night, Mr. ... See full summary »

Director: George Randol | Stars: Frances Redd, Buck Woods, Richard Bates, Ollie Ann Robinson

Votes: 123

50. Battle History of the Air Force (2003– )

War

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The United States Air Force grew out of the Army Air Corps to become a crucial branch of the American military. This program chronicles the challenges and blunders overcome the made it the world's unchallenged preeminent air force.