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1. The Hunt for Red October (1990)

PG | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.6
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58 Metascore

In November 1984, the Soviet Union's best submarine captain in their newest sub violates orders and heads for the USA. Is he trying to defect or to start a war?

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Sam Neill

Votes: 149,344 | Gross: $122.01M

2. Life of Pi (2012)

PG | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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79 Metascore

A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain, Tabu

Votes: 468,917 | Gross: $124.98M

3. Apollo 13 (I) (1995)

PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.6
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77 Metascore

NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise

Votes: 219,407 | Gross: $172.07M

4. Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

G | 93 min | Drama, Family

8.1
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A college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Richard Gere, Joan Allen, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Sarah Roemer

Votes: 175,700

5. The Man from Earth (2007)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

8.0
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An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine.

Director: Richard Schenkman | Stars: David Lee Smith, Tony Todd, John Billingsley, Ellen Crawford

Votes: 139,249

6. A Dangerous Method (2011)

R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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76 Metascore

A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel

Votes: 84,798 | Gross: $5.70M

7. The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.5
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40 Metascore

A remake of the 1951 classic sci-fi film about an alien visitor and his giant robot counterpart who visit Earth.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates, Jaden Smith

Votes: 144,208 | Gross: $79.36M

8. The Last Starfighter (1984)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test.He was recruited to join the team of best starfighters to defend their world from the attack.

Director: Nick Castle | Stars: Lance Guest, Robert Preston, Kay E. Kuter, Dan Mason

Votes: 30,511

9. 4 for Texas (1963)

Approved | 124 min | Western, Comedy

5.6
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Zack Thomas is a tough guy who hooks up with Joe Jarrett to open a casino.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Anita Ekberg, Ursula Andress

Votes: 2,374

10. Dragonfly (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.1
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25 Metascore

A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.

Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Kevin Costner, Susanna Thompson, Joe Morton, Ron Rifkin

Votes: 32,652 | Gross: $30.06M

11. Struck by Lightning (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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41 Metascore

A high schooler recounts the way he blackmailed his fellow classmates into contributing to his literary magazine.

Director: Brian Dannelly | Stars: Chris Colfer, Rebel Wilson, Christina Hendricks, Dermot Mulroney

Votes: 13,349 | Gross: $0.02M

12. Hell Ride (2008)

R | 84 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.1
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25 Metascore

Two rival bikers gangs, the Victors and the Six-Six-Six's, refuel their decades-old rivalry.

Director: Larry Bishop | Stars: Larry Bishop, Dennis Hopper, Michael Madsen, Julia Jones

Votes: 14,401 | Gross: $0.19M

13. También la lluvia (2010)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama, History

7.5
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69 Metascore

As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.

Director: Icíar Bollaín | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Luis Tosar, Karra Elejalde, Juan Carlos Aduviri

Votes: 10,388 | Gross: $0.56M

14. A Sound of Thunder (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

4.2
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24 Metascore

When a scientist sent back to the prehistoric era strays off the path he causes a chain of events that alters history in disastrous ways.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Edward Burns, Ben Kingsley, Catherine McCormack, Armin Rohde

Votes: 16,908 | Gross: $1.89M

15. Myra Breckinridge (1970)

R | 94 min | Comedy

4.3
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Myron Breckinridge is waiting for her sex-change operation while a stoned surgeon stumbles into the operating room. Before the drugged doctor begins Myron's operation, he counsels him. ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Sarne | Stars: Mae West, John Huston, Raquel Welch, Rex Reed

Votes: 2,358 | Gross: $3.00M

16. Oh, God! (1977)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.6
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When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: John Denver, George Burns, Teri Garr, Donald Pleasence

Votes: 7,362

17. What the #$*! Do We (K)now!? (2004)

Unrated | 109 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

5.3
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38 Metascore

A fictional photographer's quest to spiritually rediscover herself is interspersed with documentary footage of scientists and theologians discussing the philosophical aspects of quantum physics.

Directors: William Arntz, Betsy Chasse, Mark Vicente | Stars: Marlee Matlin, Elaine Hendrix, John Ross Bowie, Robert Bailey Jr.

Votes: 12,266 | Gross: $10.94M

18. The Roaring Twenties (1939)

Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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Three men attempt to make a living in Prohibitionist America after returning home from fighting together in World War I.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, Priscilla Lane, Gladys George

Votes: 9,858

19. Possessed (1931)

Passed | 76 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Ambitious factory Girl Marion Martin meets a handsome well-to-do, but he's interested in her as a mistress, not a wife.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Wallace Ford, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher

Votes: 1,197

20. Putney Swope (1969)

R | 84 min | Comedy

6.9
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Dark satire in which the token black man on the executive board of an advertising firm is accidentally put in charge. Renaming the business "Truth and Soul, Inc.", he replaces the tight ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Downey Sr. | Stars: Arnold Johnson, Stan Gottlieb, Allen Garfield, Archie Russell

Votes: 2,111

21. Shanghai Kiss (2007)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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An Asian-American actor, living in Los Angeles, is forced to reconsider his roots as well as the possibilities afforded him by his present situation after suddenly inheriting his grandmother's home in Shanghai.

Directors: Kern Konwiser, David Ren | Stars: Ken Leung, Hayden Panettiere, Kelly Hu, Joel David Moore

Votes: 4,908

22. Soy Cuba (1964)

108 min | Drama, Music, War

8.0
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Four vignettes about the lives of the Cuban people set during the pre-revolutionary era.

Director: Mikhail Kalatozov | Stars: Sergio Corrieri, Salvador Wood, José Gallardo, Raúl García

Votes: 6,341 | Gross: $0.16M

23. Butterfly (1999)

R | 96 min | Drama

7.6
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69 Metascore

For Moncho, it's an idyllic year: he starts school, he has a wonderful teacher, he makes a friend in Roque, he begins to figure out some of the mysteries of Eros, and, with his older ... See full summary »

Director: José Luis Cuerda | Stars: Manuel Lozano, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Uxía Blanco, Gonzalo Uriarte

Votes: 6,659 | Gross: $2.09M

24. The Big Trees (1952)

Approved | 89 min | Action, Romance, Western

5.8
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A Quaker colony tries to save the giant sequoias from a timber baron.

Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Eve Miller, Patrice Wymore, Edgar Buchanan

Votes: 1,093

25. The Comedians (1967)

Approved | 150 min | Drama

6.5
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A cynical Welsh hotel owner secretly romances a diplomat's wife in Haiti under the violent reign of the despot "Papa Doc" Duvalier.

Director: Peter Glenville | Stars: Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, Alec Guinness, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 1,480

26. Ticket to Heaven (1981)

PG | 108 min | Drama

7.2
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David is a young man seduced by a religious cult that uses starvation, exhaustion, and brainwashing to mold recruits into money hustling disciples of a messiah-like leader. Chronicles ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph L. Thomas | Stars: Nick Mancuso, Saul Rubinek, Meg Foster, Kim Cattrall

Votes: 593

27. Rough Magic (1995)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Set in the 1950s, Rough Magic tells the story of what happens when a pretty apprentice magician goes to Mexico to escape her fiancé, a wealthy politician, and to find a Mayan shaman who ... See full summary »

Director: Clare Peploe | Stars: Bridget Fonda, Russell Crowe, Jim Broadbent, D.W. Moffett

Votes: 1,575 | Gross: $0.17M

28. Doomsday Gun (1994 TV Movie)

Unrated | 120 min | Action, Drama, History

6.2
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When a brilliant munitions engineer contracts to build a super-gun for Saddam Hussein in 1988, he attracts the attention of several intelligence agencies.

Director: Robert Young | Stars: Frank Langella, Alan Arkin, Kevin Spacey, Michael Kitchen

Votes: 925

29. Street Scene (1931)

80 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Twenty-four hours elapse on the stoop of a Hell's Kitchen tenement as a microcosm of the American melting pot interacts with each other during a summer heatwave.

Director: King Vidor | Stars: Sylvia Sidney, William Collier Jr., Estelle Taylor, Beulah Bondi

Votes: 1,061

30. Fort Worth (1951)

Approved | 80 min | Western

6.3
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Civil War veteran and former newspaper man Ned Britt returns back to Fort Worth after the war is over and finds himself fighting an old friend who's grown ambitious.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Randolph Scott, David Brian, Phyllis Thaxter, Helena Carter

Votes: 461

31. All Mine to Give (1957)

103 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.1
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An immigrant family in 1850's Wisconsin prospers until tragedy strikes.

Director: Allen Reisner | Stars: Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson, Patty McCormack

Votes: 814

32. Star Spangled Rhythm (1942)

Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of the studio's ... See full summary »

Directors: George Marshall, A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Fred MacMurray, Franchot Tone

Votes: 399

33. The Adventurer of Seville (1954)

92 min | Comedy, Musical

6.9
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Director: Ladislao Vajda | Stars: Luis Mariano, Lolita Sevilla, José Isbert, Danielle Godet

Votes: 32

34. Les disparus de St. Agil (1938)

98 min | Drama, Mystery

7.3
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In a college, three friends form a secret society. Their objective - going to America. A night, after one of their secret meetings, one of them see a man coming out from a wall. Then the ... See full summary »

Director: Christian-Jaque | Stars: Erich von Stroheim, Michel Simon, Armand Bernard, Aimé Clariond

Votes: 501

35. The Bermuda Triangle (1979)

G | 93 min | Documentary, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.3
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A documentary that explores the legends, facts and folklore about the dreaded "Bermuda Triangle".

Director: Richard Friedenberg | Stars: Brad Crandall, Donald Albee, Lin Berlitz, Howard W. Bishop Jr.

Votes: 160 | Gross: $22.17M

36. Spare the Rod (1961)

93 min | Drama

6.6
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It is London in the year 1960 and John Saunders enthusiastically begins his new teaching career at a tough slum-area school. His class are bored pupils in their last term before leaving. Will he handle the grave problems that lie ahead?

Director: Leslie Norman | Stars: Max Bygraves, Donald Pleasence, Geoffrey Keen, Betty McDowall

Votes: 84

37. When the Moors Ruled in Europe (2005)

102 min | Documentary

7.3
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This program contends that the popular perception of the Muslim occupation of Spain toward the end of the first millennium is largely wrong. The eighth century Muslim invasion of the ... See full summary »

Director: Timothy Copestake | Stars: Bettany Hughes, Antonio Almagro, Moussa Aouni, Pedro Chalmeta Gendrón

Votes: 89

38. The Dream Is Alive (1985)

37 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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Traveling on the Space Shuttle, covers training, launch, flight, deployment of LDEF from Challenger in April 1984 (STS-41C).

Director: Graeme Ferguson | Stars: Walter Cronkite, David Leestma, George Nelson, Sally Ride

Votes: 375

39. What Happened on the Moon? - An Investigation Into Apollo (2000 Video)

225 min | Documentary

7.2
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An in-depth British breakdown of how NASA never had the technology to overcome putting a man on on the moon or anywhere further than low orbit from the Apollo moon missions even today with ... See full summary »

Director: David S. Percy | Stars: Ronnie Stronge, H.J.P. Arnold, Mary Bennett, Ian Crawford

Votes: 43

40. Elizabeth Taylor - An Intimate Portrait (1975 TV Movie)

67 min | Documentary, Biography

6.5
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Vintage 1975 documentary about the life of movie queen Elizabeth Taylor hosted by Peter Lawford, and featuring appearances by actors Roddy McDowall and Rock Hudson, directors Richard Brooks... See full summary »

Director: Pat Shields | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Brooks, Rock Hudson, Peter Lawford

Votes: 51

41. Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1974 TV Short)

25 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.2
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Partly based on a true story, a little girl writes to the editor of a newspaper concerning the existence of Santa Claus.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Jim Backus, Susan Silo, Courtney Lemmon, Billy Green

Votes: 129

42. Donald and the Wheel (1961)

Approved | 17 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.7
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A father tells his son the invention of the wheel was most important; to prove it, the two hipsters visit the inventor caveman Donald Duck. There follows a survey of the progress of ... See full summary »

Director: Hamilton Luske | Stars: Bill Cole, Bill Lee, Thurl Ravenscroft, Max Smith

Votes: 183

43. Stav ztroskotání (1984)

73 min | Comedy, Family

5.2
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Director: Vít Olmer | Stars: Vladimír Kratina, Stanislav Aubrecht, Katerina Brozová, Markéta Glancová

Votes: 16

44. The Magic of David Copperfield 10: The Bermuda Triangle (1988 TV Special)

49 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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This is the 10th CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Lisa Hartman and then presented by David Copperfield himself, from a huge triangular platform floating on the Atlantic ... See full summary »

Directors: David Copperfield, Gary Halvorson | Stars: David Copperfield, Lisa Hartman, Dawn Marie Swatchick

Votes: 20

45. Kristopher Kolumbus Jr. (1939)

8 min | Family, Animation, Short

5.8
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Porky Pie is "Kris Kolumbus", intrepid and undaunted explorer, off to find a humorous interpretation of America.

Director: Robert Clampett | Star: Mel Blanc

Votes: 57

46. Goofy Movies Number Two (1934)

Approved | 10 min | Comedy, Short

5.8
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A satire on movie newsreels combines with humorous narration of silent screen footage in this one reel comedy short.

Stars: Pete Smith, Billy Bletcher

Votes: 48

47. Violence: An American Tradition (1995 TV Movie)

Documentary

8.0
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Star: Julian Bond

Votes: 22

48. Exploring Spain (1999)

25 min | Short

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Spain is a country rich in history, art, music, culture and color.

Director: Fred Heiman | Star: Peggy Heiman

49. Does Geology Support Creation or Evolution? (1992 Video)

87 min

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Stars: Paul Hilpman, Kent Hovind

50. Defenders of the Faith (1938)

77 min | Documentary

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Pro-Franco propaganda documentary, filmed during the Spanish Civil War, notable for allegedly being the first film of actual warfare to be made in color. It focuses on the conflict, ... See full summary »

Director: Russell Palmer | Stars: Russell Palmer, Carmen Franco, Francisco Franco, José Millán Astray