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1. Mission: Impossible III (2006)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.9
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66 Metascore

Agent Ethan Hunt comes into conflict with a dangerous and sadistic arms dealer who threatens his life and his fianceé in response .

Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, Ving Rhames, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Votes: 257,397 | Gross: $133.38M

2. Ransom (1996)

R | 121 min | Crime, Thriller

6.6
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60 Metascore

When a rich man's son is kidnapped, he cooperates with the police at first but then tries a unique tactic against the criminals.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Mel Gibson, Gary Sinise, Rene Russo, Brawley Nolte

Votes: 99,186 | Gross: $136.45M

3. Flawless (2007)

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

6.8
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57 Metascore

Set in 1960 London, where a soon to retire caretaker convinces a glass-ceiling constrained American executive to help him steal a handful of diamonds from their employer, the London Diamond Corporation.

Director: Michael Radford | Stars: Demi Moore, Michael Caine, Lambert Wilson, Nathaniel Parker

Votes: 19,558 | Gross: $1.20M

4. Boxcar Bertha (1972)

R | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.1
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During the depression, a union leader and a young woman become criminals to exact revenge on the management of a railroad.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus, Bernie Casey

Votes: 6,164

5. Riverworld (2003 TV Movie)

86 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.2
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Hale, an American astronaut dies and is reincarnated with other persons who have lived throughout all of human history and end up on a mysterious planet called 'Riverworld'. The humans are ... See full summary »

Director: Kari Skogland | Stars: Brad Johnson, Karen Holness, Emily Lloyd, Jeremy Birchall

Votes: 1,865

6. The Painted Veil (1934)

Passed | 85 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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A wife neglected by her husband, a medical researcher in China, falls in love with a dashing diplomatic attaché.

Director: Richard Boleslawski | Stars: Greta Garbo, Herbert Marshall, George Brent, Warner Oland

Votes: 927

7. Backlight (2010)

90 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Several characters who are each at critical stages of their lives are strangely impelled towards an uncharted lake in the middle of the desert where they all have the opportunity to save each other.

Director: Fernando Fragata | Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Michelle Mania, Skyler Day, Scott Bailey

Votes: 1,834

8. Boys' School (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: 455

9. Aliens, UFOs & the Bible: Are We Alone in the Universe? (2011 Video)

65 min | Documentary

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Director: Paul Varnum | Star: Gary Bates

10. All's Wells That Ends Wells (2011 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Experts talk about the work of H.G. Wells and examine his influence on Doctor Who (1963).

Director: Thomas Guerrier | Stars: Kim Newman, Dominic Sandbrook, Matthew Sweet

11. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Black Orchid: Part Two (1982)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.2
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Ann escapes her Harlequin-clad abductor but it's The Doctor whom she accuses. Strangled bodies mount and The Doctor is arrested along with "accessories" Tegan, Nyssa and Adric. Will Lady Cranleigh's secret come out?

Director: Ron Jones | Stars: Peter Davison, Sarah Sutton, Janet Fielding, Matthew Waterhouse

Votes: 134

12. Warehouse 13 (2009–2014)
Episode: Endless Terror (2014)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Paracelsus turns the warehouse into a house of horrors. Can the team stop him in time?

Director: Jack Kenny | Stars: Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek, Allison Scagliotti

Votes: 210

13. Pick Me! (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.17 (2015)

Game-Show

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Pick of the Day, Lili the pub pianist, goes for the star prize: a 7-night holiday on the island of Majorca.

Director: Richard van't Riet | Stars: Stephen Mulhern, Roy Walker

14. Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes (2015– )
Episode: Episode #1.45 (2015)

107 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Jesse Spots, Patricia Steere

15. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
Episode: Episode #1.7 (2010)

TV-PG | 64 min | Drama, Romance

8.9
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Mary finds it was Edith who let the ambassador know about Faruk's death, Cora announces her pregnancy, and Thomas and O'Brien hatch new slanders against Bates as War clouds loom.

Director: Brian Percival | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Brown Findlay, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter

Votes: 943

16. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Horror of Fang Rock: Part Three (1977)

TV-PG | 23 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.2
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A death scream is heard, yet all are accounted for. Eventually the Doctor finds a body stashed away but hours old, with rigor mortis already settling in, which means there's a chameleon in ... See full summary »

Director: Paddy Russell | Stars: Tom Baker, Louise Jameson, Colin Douglas, John Abbott

Votes: 187

17. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
Episode: Married Love (1972)

50 min | Drama

7.7
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The strained Kirbridge marriage has yet to be consummated, causing Elizabeth great unhappiness in her quest to make a happy life with Lawrence and her great desire to start a family. As it happens, Lawrence's interests lie elsewhere.

Director: Raymond Menmuir | Stars: Jean Marsh, John Alderton, Nicola Pagett, Rachel Gurney

Votes: 40

18. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: Mars and Beyond (1957)

Unrated | 53 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.8
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The episode begins with an introduction of Walt Disney and his robot friend Garco, who provide a brief overview of this episode, which starts with a look at mankind seeking to understand ... See full summary »

Director: Ward Kimball | Stars: Paul Frees, Walt Disney, Clarence Nash, E.C. Slipher

Votes: 130

19. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Pyramids of Mars: Part Two (1975)

TV-PG | 24 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.4
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The Doctor, Sarah and Laurence try to find a way to sever Sutekh's link to the mummies while poacher Ernie Clements finds the priory surrounded by a forcefield.

Director: Paddy Russell | Stars: Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen, Bernard Archard, Michael Sheard

Votes: 276

20. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
Episode: Such a Lovely Man (1975)

53 min | Drama

7.9
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Two bachelors pitch the woo to two ladies in the Bellamy household

Director: Christopher Hodson | Stars: Gordon Jackson, Hannah Gordon, Angela Baddeley, David Langton

Votes: 38

21. EWTN Presents Bookmark (1998– )
Episode: The American Chesterton Society and Gilbert Magazine (2011)

27 min | Family, Talk-Show

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Dale Ahlquist, president of the American Chesterton Society, host of EWTN's G.K. Chesterton: The Apostle of Common Sense, and publisher of Gilbert Magazine, describes his "month-and-a-halfly" magazine that celebrates all things Chesterton.

Directors: Mike Holmes, Fred Williams | Stars: Doug Keck, Dale Ahlquist

22. Bethel Church Live Webcast (2009– )
Episode: The Gifts of the Spirit: Biblical Understanding of Tongues, Part 4 (2013)

33 min | Reality-TV

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Star: Michael Hoggard

23. Upstairs, Downstairs (1971–1975)
Episode: The Key of the Door (1972)

51 min | Drama

7.5
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On the eve of her 21st birthday, Elizabeth is utterly defiant and, consequently, on the brink of a complete breach with her parents.

Director: Raymond Menmuir | Stars: Jean Marsh, Nicola Pagett, Angela Baddeley, Gordon Jackson

Votes: 51

24. Creation Today (2011– )
Episode: The Origin of Life, Part 1 (2013)

29 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Eric Hovind, Paul Taylor

25. Flat Earth Conspiracy (2015– )
Episode: This Week in Flat Earth: Episode 6 (2015)

178 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Lori Frary, The Morgile, Lawrence Wright

26. Continuum (2012–2015)
Episode: Wasting Time (I) (2012)

45 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.8
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Kiera and Carlos investigate two deaths where the victims have had large cylindrical holes incised into the backs of their necks. A review of the victims' DNA reveal a special gene, one ... See full summary »

Director: David Frazee | Stars: Rachel Nichols, Victor Webster, Erik Knudsen, Stephen Lobo

Votes: 629