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1. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy | Active

8.6
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A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.

Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Simon Helberg

2. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 165 min | Action, Adventure

8.6
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78 Metascore

A new menace emerges and the Dark Knight rises again to protect the city from a merciless terrorist with the help of anti-heroine Selina Kyle.

Writers: Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, David S. Goyer, Bob Kane | Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

3. The Theory of Everything (2014)

PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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68 Metascore

A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife.

Writers: Anthony McCarten, Jane Hawking | Director: James Marsh | Stars: Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne, Charlie Cox, Emily Watson

4. Spider-Man 3 (2007)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Adventure

6.2
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59 Metascore

A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.

Writers: Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi, Alvin Sargent, Stan Lee, Steve Ditko | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church

5. The Incredible Hulk (2008)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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61 Metascore

Bruce Banner, a scientist on the run from the U.S. Government must find a cure for the monster he emerges whenever he loses his temper. However, Banner then must fight a soldier whom unleashes himself as a threat stronger than he.

Writer: Zak Penn | Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, William Hurt

6. RED 2 (2013)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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47 Metascore

Retired C.I.A. agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device.

Writers: Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber, Warren Ellis, Cully Hamner | Director: Dean Parisot | Stars: Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, Anthony Hopkins

7. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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42 Metascore

Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, a group of counselors try to complete their unfinished business before the day ends.

Writers: Michael Showalter, David Wain | Director: David Wain | Stars: Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Michael Showalter, Marguerite Moreau

8. Angels & Demons (2009)

PG-13 | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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48 Metascore

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican.

Writers: David Koepp, Akiva Goldsman, Dan Brown | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer, Stellan Skarsgård

9. Knowing (2009)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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41 Metascore

M.I.T. professor John Koestler links a mysterious list of numbers from a time capsule to past and future disasters and sets out to prevent the ultimate catastrophe.

Writers: Ryne Douglas Pearson, Juliet Snowden, Stiles White | Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Chandler Canterbury, Rose Byrne, Lara Robinson

10. Red Lights (2012)

R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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36 Metascore

Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away.

Writer: Rodrigo Cortés | Director: Rodrigo Cortés | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Cillian Murphy, Elizabeth Olsen

11. Howard the Duck (1986)

PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop an alien invader.

Writers: Steve Gerber, Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz | Director: Willard Huyck | Stars: Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins, Ed Gale

12. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Approved | 92 min | Sci-Fi

7.8
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An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

Writers: Edmund H. North, Harry Bates | Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe

13. Fair Game (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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69 Metascore

CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.

Writers: Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, Joseph Wilson, Valerie Plame Wilson | Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn, Sonya Davison, Vanessa Chong

14. Proof (2005)

PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery

6.8
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64 Metascore

The daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, recently deceased, tries to come to grips with her possible inheritance: his insanity. Complicating matters are one of her father's ex-students who wants to search through his papers and her estranged sister who shows up to help settle his affairs.

Writers: David Auburn, Rebecca Miller | Director: John Madden | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, Anthony Hopkins, Hope Davis, Jake Gyllenhaal

15. The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013)

114 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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Dynamite expert Allan Karlsson's life, and the unlikely events following his escape from the old folk's home on his 100th birthday.

Writers: Felix Herngren, Hans Ingemansson, Jonas Jonasson | Director: Felix Herngren | Stars: Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg, Mia Skäringer

16. Prince of Darkness (1987)

R | 102 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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50 Metascore

A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.

Writer: John Carpenter | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Lisa Blount, Jameson Parker, Victor Wong

17. The Thing from Another World (1951)

TV-PG | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.3
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Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a blood-thirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.

Writers: Charles Lederer, John W. Campbell Jr. | Directors: Christian Nyby, Howard Hawks | Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness, Robert Cornthwaite

18. The Legend of Hell House (1973)

PG | 95 min | Horror, Mystery

6.9
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A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Matheson | Director: John Hough | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Gayle Hunnicutt, Pamela Franklin, Clive Revill

19. Hawking (2004 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Biography, Drama

7.8
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A drama documenting the life and work of the theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking who, despite being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21, has galvanized the ... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Moffat | Director: Philip Martin | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Brandon, Tom Hodgkins, Christian Rubeck

20. Particle Fever (2013)

99 min | Documentary

7.6
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87 Metascore

Physicists are on the cusp of the greatest scientific discovery of all time -- or perhaps their greatest failure.

Director: Mark Levinson | Stars: Martin Aleksa, Nima Arkani-Hamed, Savas Dimopoulos, Monica Dunford

21. Impostor (2001)

R | 95 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller, Action

6.2
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33 Metascore

In the future, an alien race uses androids as bombs to attack Earth. A government weapons specialist is accused of being one such android and sets out to prove his innocence.

Writers: Philip K. Dick, Scott Rosenberg, Caroline Case, Ehren Kruger, David Twohy | Director: Gary Fleder | Stars: Shane Brolly, Vincent D'Onofrio, Gary Sinise, Madeleine Stowe

22. Defying Gravity (2009– )

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi | Active

7.2
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Eight astronauts living aboard an international spacecraft on a mission through the Solar System, as the world watches from billions of kilometers away.

Creator: James D. Parriott | Stars: Ron Livingston, Malik Yoba, Andrew Airlie, Paula Garcés

23. Gentleman's Agreement (1947)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A reporter pretends to be Jewish in order to cover a story on anti-Semitism, and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred.

Writers: Laura Z. Hobson, Moss Hart | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield, Celeste Holm

24. Encounters at the End of the World (2007)

G | 99 min | Documentary

7.8
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80 Metascore

Film-maker Werner Herzog travels to the McMurdo Station in Antarctica, looking to capture the continent's beauty and investigate the characters living there.

Writer: Werner Herzog | Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Werner Herzog, Scott Rowland, Stefan Pashov, Doug MacAyeal

25. Through the Wormhole (2010– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Family, Mystery

8.9
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Hosted by Morgan Freeman, Through the Wormhole will explore the deepest mysteries of existence - the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. What are we made of? What was there ... See full summary »

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Sean Carroll, Will Wright, Frank Tipler

26. The Russia House (1990)

R | 123 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

6.1
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An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia.

Writers: John le Carré, Tom Stoppard | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Sean Connery, Michelle Pfeiffer, Roy Scheider, James Fox

27. The New York Ripper (1982)

Unrated | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.

Writers: Gianfranco Clerici, Lucio Fulci, Vincenzo Mannino, Dardano Sacchetti | Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Jack Hedley, Almanta Suska, Howard Ross, Andrea Occhipinti

28. Bon voyage (2003)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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68 Metascore

An actress, a writer, a student, and a government worker band together in an effort to escape Paris as the Nazis move into the city.

Writers: Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Patrick Modiano, Jérôme Tonnerre, Gilles Marchand, Julien Rappeneau | Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Virginie Ledoyen, Grégori Derangère

29. Stephen Hawking's Universe (2010– )

Documentary

8.6
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In this comprehensive cosmology series Stephen Hawking looks at the entire universe, from the Big Bang to the end of time.

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Hawking, Melissa Ricci, Christopher Goh

30. A Bullet for Joey (1955)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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In Montreal, a police inspector slowly discovers a plot to kidnap a nuclear physicist, American mobsters, foreign spies, and a blonde seductress, are all involved.

Writers: James Benson Nablo, Daniel Mainwaring, A.I. Bezzerides | Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, George Raft, Audrey Totter, George Dolenz

31. SEAL Patrol (2014)

R | 80 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.7
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After losing contact with a clandestine energy research facility, a powerful venture capitalist contracts a private team of elite military operatives to retrieve a physicist who holds the key to an unprecedented alternate energy source.

Writers: Nicolas Aaron Mezzanatto, Joshua Ringle | Director: Nicolas Aaron Mezzanatto | Stars: Kristina Anapau, James C. Burns, Tina Casciani, Courtney Compton

32. Detonator (1993 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Action, Thriller

5.3
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A German Scientist has aided an ex Soviet general in constructing a nuclear weapon which is now in the possession of an American mercenary heading across Europe in a hijacked goods train. ... See full summary »

Writer: David Jackson | Director: David Jackson | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Patrick Stewart, Alexandra Paul, Ted Levine

33. The Prize (1963)

TV-PG | 134 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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As the Nobel Prize winners come to Stockholm to receive their awards, their lives are overturned and perturbed in various ways.

Writers: Ernest Lehman, Irving Wallace | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Paul Newman, Edward G. Robinson, Elke Sommer, Diane Baker

34. Paradox (2009 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi | Active

7.2
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Add a Plot

Creator: Lizzie Mickery | Stars: Tamzin Outhwaite, Emun Elliott, Mark Bonnar, Chiké Okonkwo

35. The Deep (2010 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.7
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A research submarine beneath the Arctic stumbles upon a terrifying secret with Earth-shattering consequences.

Creator: Simon Donald | Stars: James Nesbitt, Orla Brady, Goran Visnjic, Minnie Driver

36. Mirage (1965)

Approved | 108 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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A New York man suffers amnesia. He soon learns that he's mixed up in a life-and-death situation, but what exactly is it?

Writers: Peter Stone, Howard Fast | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Gregory Peck, Diane Baker, Walter Matthau, Kevin McCarthy

37. Under the Hood (2009 Video)

PG | 38 min | Short, Adventure

7.1
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A television interview with Hollis Mason, The first Nite-Owl, about his life and the superhero community.

Writers: Dave Gibbons, Hans Rodionoff | Director: Eric Matthies | Stars: Jay Brazeau, Frank Cassini, Glenn Ennis, Matt Frewer

38. Rocketship X-M (1950)

Approved | 77 min | Sci-Fi

4.9
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An astronaut crew of 4 men and one woman on their way to the Moon, are unexpectedly propelled by gravitational forces and end up on Mars instead.

Writers: Orville H. Hampton, Kurt Neumann | Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Osa Massen, John Emery, Noah Beery Jr.

39. The Last Days of Man on Earth (1973)

R | 81 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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After the death of his Nobel Prize-winning father, billionaire physicist Jerry Cornelius becomes embroiled in the search for the mysterious "Final Programme", developed by his father. The ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Moorcock, Robert Fuest | Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Jon Finch, Jenny Runacre, Sterling Hayden, Harry Andrews

40. 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

41. 56 Up (2012 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 144 min | Documentary

7.8
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83 Metascore

Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years.

Directors: Michael Apted, Paul Almond | Stars: Michael Apted, Bruce Balden, Jacqueline Bassett, Symon Basterfield

42. Oppenheimer (1980 TV Mini-Series)

50 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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Biography of the American physicist who led the U.S. effort to develop the atomic bomb during World War II, only to find himself suspected as a security risk in the 1950s because of his ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Waterston, John Carson, Christopher Muncke, Jana Shelden

43. Day One (1989 TV Movie)

141 min | Drama, History

7.6
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Hungarian physicist Leo Szilard leaves Europe, eventually arriving in the United States. With the help of Einstein, he persuades the government to build an atomic bomb. The project is given... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Wyden, David W. Rintels | Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Brian Dennehy, David Strathairn, Michael Tucker, Hume Cronyn

44. The House on 92nd Street (1945)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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Bill Dietrich becomes a double agent for the FBI in a Nazi spy ring.

Writers: Barré Lyndon, Charles G. Booth, John Monks Jr. | Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: William Eythe, Lloyd Nolan, Signe Hasso, Gene Lockhart

45. Das Versprechen (1995)

R | 115 min | Romance, Drama

7.0
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East-Berlin, 1961, shortly after the erection of the Wall. Konrad, Sophie and three of their friends plan a daring escape to Western Germany. The attempt is successful, except for Konrad, ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Schneider, Felice Laudadio, Margarethe von Trotta | Director: Margarethe von Trotta | Stars: Corinna Harfouch, Meret Becker, August Zirner, Anian Zollner

46. The Atomic Man (1955)

76 min | Sci-Fi

5.5
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An atomic scientist is found floating in a river with a bullet in his back and a radioactive halo around his body. The radioactivity has put him seven-and-a-half seconds ahead of us in time... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Eric Maine | Director: Ken Hughes | Stars: Gene Nelson, Faith Domergue, Peter Arne, Joseph Tomelty

47. E=mc2 (1996)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
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A physicist struggling to prove one of Einstein's theories still finds time to dabble in an extra-curricular relationship with one of his lab assistants. Meanwhile at home his under-sexed ... See full summary »

Writer: Benjamin Fry | Director: Benjamin Fry | Stars: Jeremy Piven, Kelli Williams, Liza Walker, James Villiers

48. The Solitude of Prime Numbers (2010)

118 min | Drama

6.4
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Non-linearly follows two kids, rejected by their peers, who become friends. They separate later in life and dedicate to their careers. Still, they feel as if something is missing.

Writers: Paolo Giordano, Saverio Costanzo | Director: Saverio Costanzo | Stars: Alba Rohrwacher, Luca Marinelli, Martina Albano, Vittorio Lomartire

49. The Illumination (1973)

91 min | Drama

7.4
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Tabloid life of a physicist; his work, his love life and his quest for the meaning beyond.

Writer: Krzysztof Zanussi | Director: Krzysztof Zanussi | Stars: Stanislaw Latallo, Malgorzata Pritulak, Monika Dzienisiewicz-Olbrychska, Edward Zebrowski

50. The Mystery of the Yellow Room (2003)

118 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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A woman is sleeping in her bedroom. Her room can not be opened from the outside, but only from inside. When suddenly one night somebody attempted to murder her. Before the police arrived ... See full summary »

Writers: Gaston Leroux, Bruno Podalydès | Director: Bruno Podalydès | Stars: Denis Podalydès, Jean-Noël Brouté, Claude Rich, Scali Delpeyrat