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1. Mad Max (1979)

R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.0
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A vengeful Australian policeman sets out to avenge his partner, his wife and his son.

Writers: James McCausland, George Miller | Director: George Miller | Stars: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Steve Bisley

Votes: 112,560

2. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)

R | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.6
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In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, a cynical drifter agrees to help a small, gasoline rich, community escape a band of bandits.

Writers: Terry Hayes, George Miller, Brian Hannant | Director: George Miller | Stars: Mel Gibson, Bruce Spence, Michael Preston, Max Phipps

Votes: 99,707

3. WALL·E (2008)

G | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

8.4
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94 Metascore

In the distant future, a small waste collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.

Writers: Andrew Stanton, Pete Docter, Jim Reardon | Director: Andrew Stanton | Stars: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard

Votes: 589,773

4. Hackers (1995)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.2
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46 Metascore

A young boy is arrested by the U.S. Secret Service for writing a computer virus and is banned from using a computer until his 18th birthday. Years later, he and his new-found friends ... See full summary »

Writer: Rafael Moreu | Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Jonny Lee Miller, Angelina Jolie, Jesse Bradford, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 49,608

5. Waterworld (1995)

PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.1
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56 Metascore

In a future where the polar ice-caps have melted and Earth is almost entirely submerged, a mutated mariner fights starvation and outlaw "smokers," and reluctantly helps a woman and a young girl try to find dry land.

Writers: Peter Rader, David Twohy | Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: Kevin Costner, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Dennis Hopper, Tina Majorino

Votes: 128,618

6. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.1
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James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads with the help of a KGB agent whose lover he killed.

Writers: Christopher Wood, Richard Maibaum | Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jürgens, Richard Kiel

Votes: 67,050

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.

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

Votes: 43,093

8. 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 affected by it.

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

Votes: 100,424

9. [REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014)

R | 95 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

5.4
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53 Metascore

Television reporter Ángela is rescued from the building and taken to an oil tanker to be examined. However, it is unknown whether it is her who is carrying the seed of the mysterious demonic virus.

Writers: Jaume Balagueró, Manu Díez | Director: Jaume Balagueró | Stars: Manuela Velasco, Paco Manzanedo, Héctor Colomé, Ismael Fritschi

Votes: 6,257

10. King Kong (1976)

PG | 134 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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A petroleum exploration expedition comes to an isolated island and encounters a colossal giant gorilla.

Writers: James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose, Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace, Lorenzo Semple Jr. | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange, John Randolph

Votes: 20,160

11. Open Water (2003)

R | 79 min | Biography, Drama, Horror

5.7
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63 Metascore

Based on the true story of two scuba divers accidentally stranded in shark infested waters after their tour boat has left.

Writer: Chris Kentis | Director: Chris Kentis | Stars: Blanchard Ryan, Daniel Travis, Saul Stein, Michael E. Williamson

Votes: 38,910

12. Cobra (1986)

R | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.6
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A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans.

Writers: Paula Gosling, Sylvester Stallone | Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Brigitte Nielsen, Reni Santoni, Andrew Robinson

Votes: 42,759

13. The Finest Hours (2015)

Drama, Thriller | Post-production

The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

Writers: Eric Johnson, Casey Sherman, Paul Tamasy, Michael J. Tougias | Director: Craig Gillespie | Stars: Chris Pine, Eric Bana, Ben Foster, Graham McTavish

14. Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home (1995)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama

4.8
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Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale's jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill.

Writers: Keith Walker, Karen Janszen, Corey Blechman, John Mattson | Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Jason James Richter, Michael Madsen, Francis Capra, Mary Kate Schellhardt

Votes: 11,674

15. Escape from the Planet of the Apes (1971)

G | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.3
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The world is shocked by the appearance of three talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society; but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.

Writers: Paul Dehn, Pierre Boulle | Director: Don Taylor | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Bradford Dillman, Natalie Trundy

Votes: 20,615

16. The Fighting Seabees (1944)

Approved | 100 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.5
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Construction workers in World War II in the Pacific are needed to build military sites, but the work is dangerous and they doubt the ability of the Navy to protect them. After a series of ... See full summary »

Writers: Borden Chase, Æneas MacKenzie | Director: Edward Ludwig | Stars: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Dennis O'Keefe, William Frawley

Votes: 2,177

17. The Streetfighter (1974)

X | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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Terry is a tough, mercenary, master of martial arts. When an important business magnate dies, leaving billions to his daughter, the Mafia and Yakuza try to hire Terry to kidnap the daughter... See full summary »

Writers: Steve Autrey, Kôji Takada, Motohiro Torii | Director: Shigehiro Ozawa | Stars: Shin'ichi Chiba, Goichi Yamada, Yutaka Nakajima, Tony Cetera

Votes: 3,393

18. The 7 Adventures of Sinbad (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

2.7
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Sinbad, the original Prince of Persia, must complete seven tasks in order to save the world from catastrophe.

Writers: Ben Hayflick, Adam Silver | Directors: Ben Hayflick, Adam Silver | Stars: Patrick Muldoon, Sarah Desage, Bo Svenson, Kelly O'Leary

Votes: 1,037

19. A Talking Picture (2003)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.7
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75 Metascore

A meditation on civilization. July, 2001: friends wave as a cruise ship departs Lisbon for Mediterranean ports and the Indian Ocean. On board and on day trips in Marseilles, Pompeii, Athens... See full summary »

Writer: Manoel de Oliveira | Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Leonor Silveira, Filipa de Almeida, John Malkovich, Catherine Deneuve

Votes: 1,590

20. Home (I) (2009)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

8.6
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47 Metascore

With aerial footage from fifty-four countries, 'Home' is a depiction of how Earth's problems are all interlinked.

Writers: Isabelle Delannoy, Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Denis Carot, Yen Le Van, Tewfik Fares | Director: Yann Arthus-Bertrand | Stars: Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Glenn Close, Jacques Gamblin

Votes: 17,187

21. Dead Ahead: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (1992 TV Movie)

PG-13 | Drama

6.7
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The real-life struggle to contain the environmental and financial damage caused to Alaska by the oil spill from the Exxon Valdez is dramatized.

Writers: Michael Baker, Bob Duffield | Director: Paul Seed | Stars: John Heard, Bob Gunton, Mark Metcalf, Bruce Gray

Votes: 209

22. Iron Island (2005)

90 min | Drama

7.2
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74 Metascore

Squatters, mostly Arabs in Persia, live on a mothballed oil tanker in the Persian Gulf. The children attend a school on board; men harvest scrap metal and old oil in the hull; women keep ... See full summary »

Writer: Mohammad Rasoulof | Director: Mohammad Rasoulof | Stars: Ali Nassirian, Hossein Farzi-Zadeh, Neda Pakdaman

Votes: 432

23. Tampico (1944)

75 min | Drama, War

6.3
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Oil-tanker Captain Manson rescues Kathie Hall after her ship is sunk by a U-boat. He marries her. When his ship is sunk and she is suspected because she has no identification. Manson tries ... See full summary »

Writers: Ladislas Fodor, Kenneth Gamet, Richard Macaulay, Fred Niblo Jr. | Director: Lothar Mendes | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Lynn Bari, Victor McLaglen, Robert Bailey

Votes: 172

24. Talk About a Stranger (1952)

Passed | 65 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.3
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In an idyllic setting, a likable but dangerously volatile twelve-year-old boy tries to settle a score with his disagreeable, mysterious neighbor.

Writers: Margaret Fitts, Charlotte Armstrong | Director: David Bradley | Stars: George Murphy, Nancy Reagan, Billy Gray, Lewis Stone

Votes: 251

25. Doctor Justice (1975)

112 min | Action

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Writers: Christian-Jaque, Raphael Marcello, Jean Ollivier, Jacques Robert, Andrés Velasco | Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: John Phillip Law, Gert Fröbe, Nathalie Delon, Roger Paschy

Votes: 68

26. Oil Spill: The Exxon Valdez Disaster (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary

7.2
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Director: John Akomfrah | Stars: Colin Salmon, Don Cornett, Steve Cowper, Mark Delozier

Votes: 9

27. La via del petrolio (1967– )

45 min | Documentary

7.2
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Stars: Giulio Bosetti, Nino Castelnuovo, Riccardo Cucciolla, Nino Dal Fabbro

Votes: 26

28. James Pond: Underwater Agent (1991 Video Game)

Adventure

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The name is Pond...James Pond. When the world's oceans are threatened, there's only one fish with the guts to save the day. From plugging oil tankers and retrieving radioactive waste to ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Sorrell

Votes: 24

29. Windfall (1980 Video Game)

Action

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This real-time the player on the other side of the mid-1970's Oil Crisis. As the Chief Executive of Engulf Oil, you attempt to turn crisis into cash, making your windfall profits. The ... See full summary »

Writer: David Mullich | Director: David Mullich

30. Castelporziano, ostia dei poeti (1980 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

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Writer: Andrea Andermann | Director: Andrea Andermann | Stars: Amiri Baraka, William S. Burroughs, Evgeniy Evtushenko, Allen Ginsberg

31. Tanker (1971)

25 min | Short

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Writer: Michael Barnes | Director: Paul Barnes

32. Die Reederei Waried - ein Kapitel der deutschen Technikgeschichte (2011)

68 min | History

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In the 1930s, the director of the Waried shipping company took a movie camera with him on his travels. It was the era of the Great Depression - and it was also the early days of the ... See full summary »

Writers: Christopher N. Carlson, Michael Mangold

33. Oil Blue (2008)

25 min | Documentary, Short

4.9
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Writer: Elli Rintala | Director: Elli Rintala

Votes: 7

34. Ships of Shame (1999 TV Movie)

29 min | Documentary

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In April 1994, the ferry Estonia capsized during a storm in the Baltic Sea, and went down with 850 people. In 1989, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez ran aground on the Alaskan coast, gushing 40 ... See full summary »

Writers: Hans Bülow, Poul-Erik Heilbuth, Dorthe Vest | Directors: Hans Bülow, Poul-Erik Heilbuth, Dorthe Vest

35. Still in One Piece Anyway (1975)

16 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Bruce Mackay

36. Shockwave (2007– )
Episode: Episode #1.11 (2008)

History

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A midget car crashes, spills methanol and nearly burns the driver alive. A sinkhole caused by faulty sewer work swallows a million dollar house. A jet boat goes airborne and crashes. A ... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Tobin

37. The Invaders (1967–1968)
Episode: The Betrayed (1967)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.5
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David Vincent steals a computer tape in order to expose alien activity on Houston oil fields.

Creator: Larry Cohen | Director: John Meredyth Lucas | Stars: Roy Thinnes, Laura Devon, Nancy Wickwire, Norman Fell

Votes: 53

38. The All-New Super Friends Hour (1977–1978)
Episode: The Brain Machine/Joy Ride/Invasion of the Earthors/The Whirlpool (1977)

Animation, Action, Adventure

6.0
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Dr. Cranum uses his brain machine to become a futuristic menace. Two boys joyride in an airplane. Rock creatures threaten civilization. A supertanker captain becomes reckless.

Writers: Dick Conway, Willie Gilbert, Orville H. Hampton, Elana Lesser, Duane Poole, Dick Robbins, Cliff Ruby, Jeffrey Scott, John Strong | Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Norman Alden, Michael Bell, Ted Cassidy, Danny Dark

Votes: 9

39. Dynasty (1981–1989)
Episode: The Mid-East Meeting (1982)

Drama

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While Alexis works her magic in Rome to end the embargo against the Denver Carrington oil tankers, Fallon discovers she is pregnant and finds comfort in Dr. Toscanni's arms.

Creators: Esther Shapiro, Richard Alan Shapiro | Director: Gabrielle Beaumont | Stars: John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood

Votes: 23

40. Crime Stories (1998– )
Episode: The Whistleblower (2004)

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The story of whistleblower Chuck Hamel who, after revealing the Alyeska Pipeline company's environmental crimes, suffered underhand attempts to ensnare him by private investigation firm Wackenhut.

Director: Nonny de la Peña | Stars: Neil Abercrombie, Wayne Black, Gus Castillo, Linda Chase