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1. Friends (1994–2004)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

9.0
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When Monica's high school friend (Rachel) re-enters her life, she sets off on a series of humorous and entertaining events involving Monica's brother (Ross), her ex-roommate (Phoebe), and her next door neighbors (Chandler & Joey)

Creators: David Crane, Marta Kauffman | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

2. Jurassic Park (1993)

PG-13 | 127 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.0
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68 Metascore

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Writers: Michael Crichton, David Koepp | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

3. Godzilla (I) (1998)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.3
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32 Metascore

An enormous, radioactively mutated lizard runs rampant in Manhattan.

Writers: Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich, Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio | Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo, Hank Azaria

4. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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59 Metascore

A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there while another team approaches with another agenda.

Writers: Michael Crichton, David Koepp | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite, Vince Vaughn

5. King Kong (1976)

PG | 134 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

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

6. The Thing (I) (2011)

R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.3
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49 Metascore

At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson.

Writers: Eric Heisserer, John W. Campbell Jr. | Director: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. | Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen

7. Audition (1999)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.3
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69 Metascore

A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all.

Writers: Ryû Murakami, Daisuke Tengan | Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura

8. Land of the Lost (2009)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.3
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32 Metascore

On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures.

Writers: Chris Henchy, Dennis McNicholas, Sid Krofft, Marty Krofft | Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Will Ferrell, Danny McBride, Anna Friel, Jorma Taccone

9. Lake Placid (1999)

R | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

5.6
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34 Metascore

Horror-Comedy about a man-eating crocodile loose in the lake.

Writer: David E. Kelley | Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Bridget Fonda, Bill Pullman, Oliver Platt, Brendan Gleeson

10. 13 Ghosts (1960)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror

6.1
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A family inherits what proves to be a haunted house, but a special pair of goggles allows them to see their ghostly tormentors.

Writer: Robb White | Director: William Castle | Stars: Charles Herbert, Jo Morrow, Martin Milner, Rosemary DeCamp

11. Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (2009 Video)

R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.5
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The California coast is terrorized by two enormous prehistoric sea creatures as they battle each other for supremacy of the sea.

Writer: Jack Perez | Director: Jack Perez | Stars: Lorenzo Lamas, Deborah Gibson, Vic Chao, Jonathan Nation

12. Lost Horizon (1937)

Unrated | 97 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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A plane crash delivers a group of people to the secluded land of Shangri-La -- but is it the miraculous utopia it appears to be?

Writers: Robert Riskin, James Hilton | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Edward Everett Horton, John Howard

13. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A ferocious dinosaur awakened by an Arctic atomic test terrorizes the North Atlantic and ultimately New York City.

Writers: Lou Morheim, Fred Freiberger, Ray Bradbury | Director: Eugène Lourié | Stars: Paul Hubschmid, Paula Raymond, Cecil Kellaway, Kenneth Tobey

14. The Valley of Gwangi (1969)

G | 96 min | Western, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.2
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Cowboy James Franciscus seeks fame and fortune by capturing a Tyrannosaurus Rex living in the Forbidden Valley and putting it in a Mexican circus. His victim, called the Gwangi, turns out ... See full summary »

Writers: William Bast, Julian More | Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: James Franciscus, Gila Golan, Richard Carlson, Laurence Naismith

15. Gorgo (1961)

Unrated | 78 min | Action, Drama, Horror

5.5
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Greedy sailors capture a giant lizard off the coast of Ireland and sell it to a London circus. Then its mother shows up.

Writers: Robert L. Richards, Daniel James | Director: Eugène Lourié | Stars: Bill Travers, William Sylvester, Vincent Winter, Christopher Rhodes

16. Alien Planet (2005 TV Movie)

94 min | Documentary, Animation, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The CGI or computer animated drama/documentary takes place on Darwin IV, a planet 6.5 light years from earth, with 2 suns and 60% of Earth's gravity. Having identified Darwin as a world ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Crabbe, Steve Eder | Director: Pierre de Lespinois | Stars: Wayne D. Barlowe, Curtis Clark, James Garvin, Jamie Hanes

17. The Deadly Mantis (1957)

Approved | 79 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

4.6
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A giant prehistoric praying mantis, recently freed from the Arctic ice, voraciously preys on American military at the DEW Line and works its way south.

Writers: Martin Berkeley, William Alland | Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Craig Stevens, William Hopper, Alix Talton, Donald Randolph

18. Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World (2010)

41 min | Documentary

7.0
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The T-Rex of the Seas come alive.

Writers: Ronan Chapalain, Richard Dowlearn, Pascal Vuong | Directors: Ronan Chapalain, Pascal Vuong | Stars: Guillaume Denaiffe, Norbert Ferrer, Chloe Hollings, Richard Rider

19. Quatermass and the Pit (1958 TV Mini-Series)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

8.0
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A team of scientists search for the origin and purpose of a mysterious capsule found on a building site.

Stars: André Morell, Cec Linder, Anthony Bushell, John Stratton

20. The Giant Behemoth (1959)

Unrated | 80 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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Marine atomic tests cause changes in the ocean's ecosystem resulting in dangerous blobs of radiation and the resurrection of a dormant dinosaur which threatens London.

Writers: Robert Abel, Allen Adler, Eugène Lourié, Daniel James | Directors: Douglas Hickox, Eugène Lourié | Stars: Gene Evans, André Morell, John Turner, Leigh Madison

21. Dinosaurs Alive (2007)

40 min | Documentary, Short

5.5
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This program presents some of the more recent ideas about dinosaurs that are gaining acceptance while following paleontologists searching for fossils over the decades in the Gobi Desert and New Mexico.

Writer: David Clark | Directors: David Clark, Bayley Silleck | Star: Michael Douglas

22. Pterodactyl (2005)

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

3.1
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A dormant volcano deep with the Turkish forest holds within it a deadly secret. Perfectly preserved, a nest of pterodactyl eggs are ready to hatch...

Writer: Mark Sevi | Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Cameron Daddo, Coolio, Amy Sloan, George Calil

23. Dennis the Menace (1987 TV Movie)

G | 118 min | Family, Comedy

4.2
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This movie puts Henk Ketcham's comic figure 'Dennis' into real life: While digging in his front garden, Dennis finds a big bone. To prove it's from a dinosaur, he persudades his father to ... See full summary »

Writers: K.C. Dee, Jack Mendelsohn, Bruce Kalish, David Garber, Hank Ketcham | Director: Doug Rogers | Stars: Russell Alexander, John Alvin, Gregory A. Belitz, Zachary Bostrom

24. The Ballad of Big Al (2000 TV Movie)

29 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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This new, extra chapter of Walking with Dinosaurs (1999) focuses on an allosaurus later discovered in 1999 affectionately called "Big Al", who died as a late adolescent/early adult of six ... See full summary »

Writers: Kate Bartlett, Michael Olmert | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Avery Brooks

25. The Dinosaur Hunter (2000 TV Movie)

91 min | Adventure, Drama

5.9
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A 13-year-old girl and her older brother live on a farm where paleontologists search for fossils.

Writers: Edwina Follows, Pam Conrad | Director: Rick Stevenson | Stars: Simon MacCorkindale, Roberta Maxwell, Shaun Johnston, Bill Switzer

26. Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence (1939)

Approved | 62 min | Drama

6.5
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New York store clerk (Ford) joins a hobo (Conte) and an illegal immigrant (Rogers) heading for his newly bought land in Arizona.

Writers: Dalton Trumbo, Leonard Hoffman, Ben Grauman Kohn | Director: Ricardo Cortez | Stars: Jean Rogers, Raymond Walburn, Marjorie Rambeau, Glenn Ford

27. Bizarre Dinosaurs (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.2
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As dinosaurs grew into the behemoths of the Cretaceous period they evolved many extraordinary but apparently useless features including spikes, sails horns, crests and the tiny "arms" of ... See full summary »

Writer: Eleanor Grant | Director: Jenny Kubo | Stars: Jack Horner, Paul Sereno, Gregory Erickson, Lawrence Witmer

28. Two Thousand and None (2000)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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A paleontologist is diagnosed with a fatal brain disease and, rather than falling into a depression, explodes into life.

Writer: Arto Paragamian | Director: Arto Paragamian | Stars: John Turturro, Oleg Kisseliov, Katherine Borowitz, Julian Richings

29. The Making of 'Walking with Dinosaurs' (1999 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

7.1
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A behind-the-scenes look at how the animators, sculptors and palaeontologists, using the latest state-of-the-art animatronics and computer graphics, collaborated to re-create not just these... See full summary »

Director: Jasper James | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Andrew Daffy, Marco Marenghi, Mike Milne

30. Hopalong Rides Again (1937)

Passed | 65 min | Romance, Western

7.0
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On a cattle drive Hoppy, camp cook Windy, companion Lucky, and young Artie Peters encounter an eccentric professor. The professor professes to be searching for the evolutionary missing link... See full summary »

Writers: Norman Houston, Clarence E. Mulford | Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: William Boyd, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Russell Hayden, Nora Lane

31. Waking the T. Rex: The Story of SUE (2010)

23 min | Documentary, Short

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In 1990, deep in the badlands of South Dakota, paleontologists unearthed the bones of a monster. Forty feet long and weighing several tons, the fossil skeleton was assembled and rebuilt ... See full summary »

Writer: David Clark | Director: David Clark | Star: Joan Allen

32. Dino Gangs (2011)

100 min | Documentary

6.3
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Dinosaur expert Dr Phil Currie goes on a quest to prove that Tyrannosaurs were more intelligent and far more dangerous than we ever imagined, and they hunted in deadly, killer packs.

Writer: Tim Conrad | Director: Tim Walker | Stars: Paul Barrett, Roger Benson, Anthony Call, Philip Currie

33. Prehistoric Monsters Revealed (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

7.0
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While presenting various lesser-known prehistoric giant creatures, various paleontologists explain how fossil analysis works and how they can deduce characteristics, behavior and look of these long extinct animals.

Writer: Sean Dash | Director: Sean Dash | Star: Rick Robles

34. Dinosaur Hunters (2001 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Writer: Kage Glantz | Stars: Michael Carroll, Glen Gould, Roy Chapman Andrews, Mark Norell

35. The Dinosaur Mummy (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.1
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An extremely rare mummified Cretacious period hadrosaur gives paleontologists a remarkable opportunity to learn more about dinosaurs. The appearance of the animal's skin is readily apparent... See full summary »

Writer: Chad Cohen | Director: Jenny Kubo | Stars: Sam Hazeldine, David Hodgetts, Tyler Lyson, Joe MacQuaker

36. Beyond T-Rex (1997 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.1
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New fossil finds indicate there were at least two and possibly three carnosaurs bigger and hungrier than Tyrannosaurus Rex. Paleontolgists hunt for evidence to determine which was the true ... See full summary »

Writer: Don Lessem | Director: Charles C. Stuart | Star: Rodolfo Coria

37. Wanna Be a Dino Finder (1995 Video Game)

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Star: Mary Kay Bergman

38. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Arctic Dinosaurs (2008)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

6.7
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Dinosaurs are generally considered tropical animals. So what are their fossils doing north of the arctic circle? Paleontologists battle the fierce climate to find out if the arctic was ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Hart, Alan Kwan, Tacita Morway, Chris Schmidt | Directors: Ruth Berry, Jackie Mow, Chris Schmidt | Star: Jay O. Sanders

39. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Big Ghost Basin (1957)

60 min | Western

8.3
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Cheyenne brings a body into town killed in a strange way. The townspeople suspect Cheyenne is part of a rustler gang. While Cheyenne is hunting for the killer, a girl's jealous boyfriend is hunting Cheyenne thinking he killed his brother.

Writers: Steve Frazee, Wells Root | Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Clint Walker, Robert Hover, Merry Anders, Buddy Baer

40. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Bone Diggers (2007)

Documentary, Biography

7.8
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Nova follows the excavation of a paleontologist's gold mine, an Australian cave containing fossils of eight new species of kangaroo, and the ultimate prize, a complete skeleton of the ... See full summary »

Writer: Elizabeth Arledge | Directors: Carolyn Bertram, Clay Bryce, Ingo Helbig, Stuart Scowcroft | Star: Neil Ross

41. Jurassic Fight Club (2008– )
Episode: Cannibal Dinosaur (2008)

Documentary, History

6.2
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This episode profiles Majungasaurus, the top predator on the Island of Madagascar seventy million years ago. Based on bite marks on the skeleton of one animal paleontologists believe one ... See full summary »

Star: Erik Thompson

42. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
Episode: Dinosaur Fever (2009)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Detective Murdoch and Dr. Ogden attend the Dinosaur Ball and put their recently acquired dancing skills to good use. At the appropriate time their host, Barkely Blake, is set to reveal his ... See full summary »

Writers: Maureen Jennings, R.B. Carney, Alexandra Zarowny, Cal Coons, Jean Greig | Director: Paul Fox | Stars: Yannick Bisson, Helene Joy, Thomas Craig, Jonny Harris

43. Dirty Jobs (2005– )
Episode: Fossil Hunter (2011)

TV-14 | Reality-TV

8.0
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Mike travels to a remote area of Utah to learn about paleontology.

Stars: Mike Rowe, David M. Barsky, Amber McClarin, Don DeBlieux

44. Jurassic Fight Club (2008– )
Episode: Gang Killers (2008)

Documentary, History

7.2
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Paleontologists speculate that some dinosaurs were pack hunters. The discovery of a fossil site containing several deinonychus and a much larger herbivore provide a prime opportunity to evaluate this hypothesis.

Star: Erik Thompson

45. Futurama (1999– )
Episode: Ghost in the Machines (2011)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Fry believes that a human life is more important than a robot life, so Bender decides to kill himself again, only this time he really follows through. But instead of dying he turns into a ghost that haunts Fry.

Writers: Matt Groening, David X. Cohen, Patric M. Verrone | Directors: Ray Claffey, Peter Avanzino | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

46. Through the Wormhole (2010– )
Episode: How Did We Get Here? (2010)

TV-PG | Documentary, Family, Mystery

8.0
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Scientists explore a variety of ways that life may have formed on earth and try to recreate them.

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Paul Davies, Stanley Lloyd Miller, Felicia Wolfe-Simon

47. The Thin Man (1957–1959)
Episode: The Carstadt Man (1958)

30 min | Comedy, Mystery

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Nick investigates when a paleontologist is found murdered while examining old bones.

Writer: Dashiell Hammett | Stars: Peter Lawford, Phyllis Kirk, Asta, Jack Albertson

48. Batman Beyond (1999–2001)
Episode: The Curse of the Kobra: Part 1 (2001)

Not Rated | 22 min | Adventure, Animation, Action

8.1
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Terry goes for advanced martial arts training at a special dojo, but there is far more to one of his fellow students than he realizes.

Director: James Tucker | Stars: Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Alexis Denisof, Cree Summer

49. Nova (1974– )
Episode: The Four-Winged Dinosaur (2008)

Documentary, Biography

8.1
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A Chinese paleontologist flies into controversy when he discovers a four winged dinosaur and claims it is the missing link between dinosaurs and birds rather than evolving from reptiles. ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Davis | Director: Mark Davis | Star: Lance Lewman

50. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)
Episode: The Pumaman (1998)

TV-14 | Comedy, Sci-Fi

9.0
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Constantly-Out-Of-His-League Man battles evil while Pearl hosts her Castle Forrester Ball.

Writers: Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson, Paul Chaplin, Bill Corbett, Bridget Jones, Kevin Murphy, Mary Jo Pehl | Director: Michael J. Nelson | Stars: Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson, Mary Jo Pehl, Bill Corbett