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1. Deepwater Horizon (2016)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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68 Metascore

A dramatization of the April 2010 disaster, when the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon exploded and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Douglas M. Griffin, James DuMont

Votes: 94,091 | Gross: $61.28M

2. Storks (2016)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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56 Metascore

Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages. But when an order for a baby appears, the best delivery stork must scramble to fix the error by delivering the baby.

Directors: Nicholas Stoller, Doug Sweetland | Stars: Andy Samberg, Katie Crown, Kelsey Grammer, Jennifer Aniston

Votes: 36,280 | Gross: $72.66M

3. Scarface (1983)

R | 170 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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65 Metascore

In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Votes: 579,980 | Gross: $44.70M

4. Finding Nemo (2003)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.1
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90 Metascore

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

Directors: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 756,217 | Gross: $380.84M

5. Jumanji (1995)

PG | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.9
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39 Metascore

When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt, Jonathan Hyde

Votes: 226,091 | Gross: $100.20M

6. The Little Mermaid (1989)

G | 83 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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A mermaid princess makes a Faustian bargain with an unscrupulous sea-witch in order to meet a human prince on land.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Jodi Benson, Rene Auberjonois, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Pat Carroll

Votes: 184,597 | Gross: $109.86M

7. The Holy Mountain (1973)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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In a corrupt, greed-fueled world, a powerful alchemist leads a Christ-like character and seven materialistic figures to the Holy Mountain, where they hope to achieve enlightenment.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Horacio Salinas, Zamira Saunders, Juan Ferrara

Votes: 25,892 | Gross: $0.06M

8. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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62 Metascore

When a diabolical pirate above the sea steals the secret Krabby Patty formula, SpongeBob and his nemesis Plankton must team up in order to get it back.

Directors: Paul Tibbitt, Mike Mitchell | Stars: Tom Kenny, Antonio Banderas, Bill Fagerbakke, Clancy Brown

Votes: 37,603 | Gross: $162.50M

9. Popeye (1980)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.2
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48 Metascore

The adventures of the sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Robin Williams, Shelley Duvall, Ray Walston, Paul Dooley

Votes: 24,817 | Gross: $50.00M

10. Open Water (2003)

R | 79 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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.

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

Votes: 44,240 | Gross: $30.50M

11. The Pelican Brief (1993)

PG-13 | 141 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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50 Metascore

A law student uncovers a conspiracy, putting herself and others in danger.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, Sam Shepard, John Heard

Votes: 62,929 | Gross: $100.77M

12. Life (2009– )

TV-G | 473 min | Documentary

9.1
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David Attenborough's legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to ... See full summary »

Stars: David Attenborough, Oprah Winfrey, Doug Allen, Michael Pitts

Votes: 27,775

13. Lord of the Flies (1963)

Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Lost on an island, young survivors of a plane crash eventually revert to savagery despite the few rational boys' attempts to prevent that.

Director: Peter Brook | Stars: James Aubrey, Tom Chapin, Hugh Edwards, Roger Elwin

Votes: 14,225

14. Nim's Island (2008)

PG | 96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.0
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55 Metascore

A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she's reading.

Directors: Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin | Stars: Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Abigail Breslin, Michael Carman

Votes: 29,240 | Gross: $48.01M

15. Father Goose (1964)

Approved | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

7.4
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During World War II, a man persuaded to live on an isolated island and spot aircraft finds himself responsible for a teacher and several students, all female.

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard, Jack Good

Votes: 7,751

16. Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)

PG | 135 min | Adventure, Drama

6.3
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A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. The mother dies soon after. ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell, Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm

Votes: 15,519 | Gross: $45.90M

17. Racing Stripes (2005)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.2
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43 Metascore

An abandoned zebra grows up believing he is a racehorse, and, with the help of his barnyard friends and a teenage girl, sets out to achieve his dream of racing with thoroughbreds.

Director: Frederik Du Chau | Stars: Frankie Muniz, David Spade, Snoop Dogg, Bruce Greenwood

Votes: 13,308 | Gross: $49.19M

18. Flipper (1996)

PG | 95 min | Family, Adventure

5.2
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Sandy Ricks is sent by his mom to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks. Sandy dislikes everything about his new environment until ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Shapiro | Stars: Paul Hogan, Elijah Wood, Jonathan Banks, Robert Deacon

Votes: 8,478 | Gross: $20.05M

19. Storm Boy (2018)

Drama, Family | Pre-production

Storm Boy lives a lonely life with his reclusive father on a desolate coastline . When he adopts some orphaned Pelicans, he forms a close bond with one, Mr.Percival, and his life takes a new and unexpected turn.

Director: Shawn Seet | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Jai Courtney

20. How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)

93 min | Comedy, Musical

4.3
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Frankie, on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti, doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana, a witch doctor, to help. Bwana conjures up a floating bikini, "stuffs" it with Cassandra... See full summary »

Director: William Asher | Stars: Annette Funicello, Dwayne Hickman, Brian Donlevy, Harvey Lembeck

Votes: 919

21. Passion Fish (1992)

R | 135 min | Drama

7.5
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May-Alice Culhane was a successful soap opera star, but a car accident has left her bound to a wheelchair. She returns to her now-empty family home in the bayous of Louisiana which she had ... See full summary »

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Mary McDonnell, Alfre Woodard, Angela Bassett, Lenore Banks

Votes: 4,413 | Gross: $5.41M

22. Storm Boy (1976)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Family

7.2
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Storm Boy is a rambunctious Australian youth, living along the coastline with his freewheeling father. At the behest of an aging aborigine, Storm Boy takes care of an uncared-for nest of pelicans.

Director: Henri Safran | Stars: Greg Rowe, Peter Cummins, David Gulpilil, Judy Dick

Votes: 742

23. Clash by Night (1952)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.2
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Mae Doyle comes back to her hometown a cynical woman. Her brother Joe fears that his love, fish cannery worker Peggy, may wind up like Mae. Mae marries Jerry and has a baby; she is happy but restless, drawn to Jerry's friend Earl.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Ryan, Paul Douglas, Marilyn Monroe

Votes: 4,397

24. Winged Migration (2001)

G | 89 min | Documentary

8.0
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82 Metascore

Documentary on the migratory patterns of birds, shot over the course of three years on all seven continents.

Directors: Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud, Michel Debats | Stars: Jacques Perrin, Philippe Labro

Votes: 10,638 | Gross: $10.76M

25. The Family (1970)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.5
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A hitman is double-crossed by his girlfriend and barely escapes a murder attempt. He then sets out to take his revenge on the woman and the gang boss who put her up to it.

Director: Sergio Sollima | Stars: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Michel Constantin, Telly Savalas

Votes: 1,696

26. Busted (1997 Video)

R | 85 min | Comedy

3.2
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In the town of Amity, the cops take crime off of the streets and put it into the police station where it belongs.

Director: Corey Feldman | Stars: Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Dominick Brascia, Mariana Morgan

Votes: 467

27. The Boatniks (1970)

G | 99 min | Family, Comedy

5.4
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Young and awkward, The Coast-Guard's ensign Thomas Garland suffers from the comparison with his late father, a war hero. Which does not prevent him from falling for pretty Kate Fairchild, a... See full summary »

Director: Norman Tokar | Stars: Robert Morse, Stefanie Powers, Phil Silvers, Norman Fell

Votes: 571

28. The Mermaid Chair (2006 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 89 min | Drama, Romance

5.4
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A married woman (Basinger) falls in love with a Benedictine monk.

Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Kim Basinger, Alex Carter, Bruce Greenwood, Roberta Maxwell

Votes: 468

29. Nicostratos le pélican (2011)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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Yannis is a 14 year old boy who lives an isolated life with his dad on a small Greek island. After the death of his mother, two of them didn't talk much. One day, Yannis finds a young ... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Horlait | Stars: Emir Kusturica, Thibault Le Guellec, François-Xavier Demaison, Jade-Rose Parker

Votes: 1,128

30. White Mane (1953)

Approved | 47 min | Drama, Family

7.4
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In the Camargue, France, a young boy bonds with a white haired horse that escaped from ranchers.

Director: Albert Lamorisse | Stars: Alain Emery, Laurent Roche, Clan-Clan, Pascal Lamorisse

Votes: 1,697

31. Riffraff (1936)

Passed | 94 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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Fisherman Dutch marries cannery worker Hattie. He quits his poorly paid job to concentrate on getting better working conditions as union leader. Unfortunately, the union members disagree ... See full summary »

Director: J. Walter Ruben | Stars: Jean Harlow, Spencer Tracy, Una Merkel, Joseph Calleia

Votes: 684

32. The Sea Gypsies (1978)

G | 102 min | Adventure, Family

6.5
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A man and a woman and 3 children start to sail around the world. They are shipwrecked near an uninhabited isle. This island is full of wild animals and it is very dangerous for them in the ... See full summary »

Director: Stewart Raffill | Stars: Robert Logan, Mikki Jamison, Heather Rattray, Cjon Damitri Patterson

Votes: 260

33. Earthflight (2011–2012)

59 min | Documentary

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A nature documentary about a bird's-eye view of the natural world, joining the journeys of snow geese, cranes, albatrosses, eagles and other birds across six continents. Beginning in North ... See full summary »

Star: David Tennant

Votes: 427

34. Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea (2004)

74 min | Documentary

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72 Metascore

Renowned cult film director John Waters narrates this quirky exploration of the Salton Sea, the massive Southern California lake that was created by accident a century ago, became a popular... See full summary »

Directors: Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer | Stars: Sonny Bono, John Waters, Norm Niver, Petre Melvin

Votes: 570

35. The Whalers (1938)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.1
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Mickey, Donald, and Goofy are crewing a whaling ship. Their mishaps include Donald fighting off some hungry birds, Mickey and a bucket of water that keeps doing a boomerang impression, and ... See full summary »

Directors: David Hand, Dick Huemer | Stars: Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney, Clarence Nash

Votes: 385

36. Noah's Ark (1959)

Approved | 19 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.7
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Noah gets the word: build an ark in seven days. His sons cut the necessary trees in three days, and much furious sawing and hammering follows. But there's no rest, as they need to round up ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Justice | Stars: Jerome Courtland, Jeanne Bruns, James MacDonald, Paul Frees

Votes: 209

37. Always Leave Them Laughing (1949)

Passed | 116 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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A young comic plays second-rate nightclubs and chintzy resorts in his struggle to break into the big time.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Milton Berle, Virginia Mayo, Ruth Roman, Bert Lahr

Votes: 296

38. Trigger, Jr. (1950)

Approved | 68 min | Western

6.2
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Evil Grant Withers lets a killer horse loose to ruin valuable horses on nearby ranches. He hopes to shake down the ranchers for his "protection". Roy tracks down the bad guys, but is ... See full summary »

Director: William Witney | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dale Evans, Pat Brady

Votes: 112

39. Elmer Elephant (1936)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.0
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The other children at a birthday party mock Elmer Elephant for his big nose, but it proves useful when he needs to save the birthday girl from a fire in her tree house.

Director: Wilfred Jackson | Stars: Pinto Colvig, Bernice Hansen, Clarence Nash

Votes: 744

40. In Search of Santa (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 80 min | Family, Animation

5.0
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When a sleigh bell mysteriously falls from the sky, pure-hearted Princess Crystal is determined to prove it came from one of Santa's reindeer. Together, she and her sister, Princess Lucinda... See full summary »

Director: William R. Kowalchuk Jr. | Stars: Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff, Kathleen Barr, Scott McNeil

Votes: 227

41. The Whale Who Wanted to Sing at the Met (1946)

15 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.7
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The Metropolitan Opera is looking for the sea monster reported in newspaper headlines, because this monster sings beautifully! The "monster" is actually Willie, a whale who can sing in ... See full summary »

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske | Star: Nelson Eddy

Votes: 350

42. Down to the Sea in Ships (1922)

Unrated | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Story of the lives of the people in a small Quaker community and the adventures of a whaling ship.

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Marguerite Courtot, Raymond McKee, William Walcott, Clara Bow

Votes: 272

43. Freddi Fish and the Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds (1994 Video Game)

Adventure, Comedy, Family

8.1
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Grandma Grouper's kelp seeds are missing and without them all of the sea creatures will go hungry! Good thing Freddi Fish and her finny friend Luther are on the case, and, thanks to a ... See full summary »

Stars: Annette Toutonghi, Michael McAuliffe, Haley Austin, Jim Bach

Votes: 38

44. Porky & Daffy (1938)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.0
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Daffy Duck, who only seems to awaken to the sound of a struck platter cover, is a boxer (managed by Porky Pig), who boxes against a champion rooster in a widely commercialized event. His ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Clampett | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 242

45. Tugboat Mickey (1940)

7 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.2
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Tugboat skipper Mickey Mouse and his inept crew, consisting of Donald Duck and Goofy, try to save a sinking ship.

Director: Clyde Geronimi | Stars: Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney, Clarence Nash

Votes: 469

46. Stanley, the Ugly Duckling (1982 TV Short)

30 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

8.5
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A modernized take on the classic fairy tale that follows an ugly duckling who befriends a loner fox and battles a gang of bad motorcycle eagles.

Director: John Wilson | Stars: Susan Blu, Jack DeLeon, Wolfman Jack, Brian Cummings

Votes: 26

47. Pelikaanimies (2004)

90 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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Wanting to know the ways of people, a pelican turns into a gawky young man who soon learns to speak, thanks to his outstanding talent in imitation. He befriends Emil and Elsa, two children ... See full summary »

Director: Liisa Helminen | Stars: Kari Ketonen, Roni Haarakangas, Inka Nuorgam, Jonna Järnefelt

Votes: 498

48. Father Noah's Ark (1933)

8 min | Family, Comedy, Animation

6.9
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Noah, his family (wife, 3 sons, their wives), and various animals all help build the ark. The rains come, and the skunks barely miss the boat (not that anyone was particularly looking for ... See full summary »

Director: Wilfred Jackson

Votes: 382

49. Chip 'n' Dale: Rescue Rangers (1990 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Family

7.4
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The evil Fat Cat is at it again. He tricked the Rescue Rangers into thinking their neighbor's kitten was kidnapped, when in fact Fat Cat had lead them into a trap. He's taken Gadget to his ... See full summary »

Votes: 170

50. Cracked Ice (1938)

Not Rated | 8 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.6
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It's ice skating time. After a few generic ice-skating gags, we get to the main story. An animal falls through the ice, and a pig doing W.C. Fields (W.C. Squeals, apparently) calls for help... See full summary »

Director: Frank Tashlin | Stars: Mel Blanc, Tedd Pierce, Dave Weber

Votes: 190