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1. 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: 596,929 | Gross: $45.60M

2. Deepwater Horizon (2016)

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

7.2
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68 Metascore

A dramatization of the disaster back in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon created a giant explosion, which created the worst oil spill in American history.

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

Votes: 108,714 | Gross: $61.28M

3. 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: 234,775 | Gross: $100.48M

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: 779,150 | Gross: $380.84M

5. Storks (2016)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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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: 42,103 | Gross: $72.68M

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: 190,256 | Gross: $111.54M

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: 27,124 | 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: 39,018 | Gross: $162.99M

9. Popeye (1980)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.2
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64 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: 25,176 | Gross: $49.82M

10. 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 Allan, Michael Pitts

Votes: 29,195

11. Open Water (2003)

R | 79 min | Adventure, 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.

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

Votes: 45,306 | Gross: $30.61M

12. 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: 64,353 | Gross: $100.77M

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: 14,731

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

PG | 135 min | Adventure, Drama

6.4
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A shipping disaster in the nineteenth 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 ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 15,758 | Gross: $45.90M

15. 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: 13,613 | Gross: $49.77M

16. 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: 29,753 | Gross: $48.01M

17. DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp (1990)

G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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Scrooge McDuck takes Huey, Dewey, and Louie to Egypt to find a pyramid and magic lamp.

Director: Bob Hathcock | Stars: Alan Young, Christopher Lloyd, Terence McGovern, Russi Taylor

Votes: 21,767 | Gross: $18.12M

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: 8,662 | Gross: $20.05M

19. 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: 8,029 | Gross: $12.50M

20. Storm Boy (2018)

Drama, Family | Post-production

Based on the beloved book, Storm Boy is a highly emotional tale of a young boy growing up on the beautiful but uninhabited coastline of Southern Australia who unexpectedly rescues and then ... See full summary »

Director: Shawn Seet | Stars: Jai Courtney, Geoffrey Rush, Morgana Davies, Erik Thomson

21. 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: 474

22. 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: 4,566

23. 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: 4,462 | Gross: $5.41M

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: 10,747 | Gross: $10.76M

25. How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Musical

4.4
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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: 935

26. Storm Boy (1976)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Family

7.2
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Mike is a lonely Australian boy living in a coastal wilderness with his reclusive father. In search of friendship he encounters an Aboriginal native loner and the two form a bond in the care of orphaned pelicans.

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

Votes: 761

27. 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: 478

28. 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: 1,768

29. The Sea Gypsies (1978)

G | 102 min | Adventure, Family

6.4
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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: 265

30. 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: 1,182

31. Earthflight (2011–2012)

59 min | Documentary

8.5
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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: 445

32. The Boatniks (1970)

G | 99 min | Family, Comedy

5.4
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Young and awkward, US coast guard ensign, Thomas Garland suffers from constant comparison with his late father, a war hero. Thomas falls for pretty Kate Fairchild, a young woman who runs a ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 585 | Gross: $18.61M

33. 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: 1,730

34. In Search of Santa (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 80 min | Family, Animation

5.1
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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: 234

35. The Whalers (1938)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.2
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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: 406

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: 215

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

Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary

7.5
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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: 575 | Gross: $0.05M

38. 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: 279

39. 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: 696

40. 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: 298

41. 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: 787

42. 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: 355

43. Trigger, Jr. (1950)

Passed | 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: 113

44. Half-Pint Pygmy (1948)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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George and Junior hunt for the world's smallest pygmy.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Tex Avery, Dick Nelson

Votes: 189

45. Father Noah's Ark (1933)

8 min | Family, Comedy, Animation

6.8
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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 | Stars: Delos Jewkes, Allan Watson

Votes: 408

46. Tugboat Mickey (1940)

7 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.3
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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: 494

47. Lighthouse Keeping (1946)

7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.2
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Donald is a lighthouse keeper. He shines the light on a sleeping pelican; the angry bird comes into the lighthouse and tries to put out the light. Donald and the bird do battle through the rest of the picture.

Director: Jack Hannah | Star: Clarence Nash

Votes: 360

48. 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: 505

49. 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: 27

50. Wild Waves (1929)

7 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.1
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Mickey Mouse is a singing lifeguard. Minnie Mouse is the damsel he must rescue before she is swept out to sea.

Director: Burt Gillett | Stars: Marjorie Ralston, Carl W. Stalling

Votes: 251