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1. Léon: The Professional (1994)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.6
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64 Metascore

Mathilda, a 12-year-old girl, is reluctantly taken in by Léon, a professional assassin, after her family is murdered. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the assassin's trade.

Writer: Luc Besson | Director: Luc Besson | Stars: Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman, Danny Aiello

2. Die Hard (1988)

R | 131 min | Action, Thriller

8.3
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70 Metascore

John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others, taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

Writers: Roderick Thorp, Jeb Stuart, Steven E. de Souza | Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

3. Full Metal Jacket (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, War

8.4
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78 Metascore

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Writers: Gustav Hasford, Stanley Kubrick, Michael Herr | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

4. Lockout (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.1
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48 Metascore

A man wrongly convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. is offered his freedom if he can rescue the president's daughter from an outer space prison taken over by violent inmates.

Writers: Stephen St. Leger, James Mather, Luc Besson | Directors: James Mather, Stephen St. Leger | Stars: Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Peter Stormare, Vincent Regan

5. The Deer Hunter (1978)

R | 182 min | Drama, War

8.2
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73 Metascore

An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam war impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania.

Writers: Michael Cimino, Deric Washburn, Louis Garfinkle, Quinn K. Redeker | Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, John Cazale, John Savage

6. Die Hard 2 (1990)

R | 124 min | Action, Thriller

7.1
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67 Metascore

John McClane, officer of the N.Y.P.D. and hero of the Nakatomi Hostage Crisis, attempts to avert disaster as rogue military officials seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C.

Writers: Walter Wager, Steven E. de Souza, Doug Richardson | Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

7. Thank You for Smoking (2005)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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71 Metascore

Satirical comedy follows the machinations of Big Tobacco's chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son.

Writers: Jason Reitman, Christopher Buckley | Director: Jason Reitman | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Cameron Bright, Maria Bello, Joan Lunden

8. While You Were Sleeping (1995)

PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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67 Metascore

Ticket collecting romantic pretends to be engaged to an unconscious man but can't fool his brother

Writers: Daniel G. Sullivan, Fredric LeBow | Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyle

9. Rush Hour (1998)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

6.9
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60 Metascore

Two cops team up to get back a kidnapped daughter.

Writers: Ross LaManna, Jim Kouf | Director: Brett Ratner | Stars: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, Ken Leung, Tom Wilkinson

10. Carnage (2011)

R | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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61 Metascore

Two pairs of parents hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight, though as their time together progresses, increasingly childish behavior throws the discussion into chaos.

Writers: Yasmina Reza, Roman Polanski, Michael Katims | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, John C. Reilly

11. Dreamcatcher (2003)

R | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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35 Metascore

Friends on a camping trip discover that the town they're vacationing in is being plagued in an unusual fashion by parasitic aliens from outer space.

Writers: Stephen King, William Goldman, Lawrence Kasdan | Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee, Damian Lewis

12. Battle Los Angeles (2011)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.8
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37 Metascore

A squadron of U.S. Marines becomes the last line of defense against a global invasion.

Writer: Christopher Bertolini | Director: Jonathan Liebesman | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan, Ramon Rodriguez

13. Donnie Brasco (1997)

R | 127 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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76 Metascore

An FBI undercover agent infilitrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life to the expense of his regular one.

Writers: Joseph D. Pistone, Richard Woodley, Paul Attanasio | Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby

14. Secret Window (2004)

PG-13 | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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46 Metascore

A writer is accused for plagiarism by a strange man, who then starts haunting him for "justice."

Writers: Stephen King, David Koepp | Director: David Koepp | Stars: Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro, Timothy Hutton

15. House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

R | 89 min | Horror

6.0
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31 Metascore

Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of murder end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.

Writer: Rob Zombie | Director: Rob Zombie | Stars: Sid Haig, Karen Black, Bill Moseley, Sheri Moon Zombie

16. Rock Star (2001)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.2
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54 Metascore

Lead singer of a tribute band becomes lead singer of the real band he idolizes.

Writer: John Stockwell | Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Aniston, Dominic West, Jason Bonham

17. The Color of Money (1986)

R | 119 min | Drama, Sport

7.0
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Fast Eddie Felson teaches a cocky but immensely talented protégé the ropes of pool hustling, which in turn inspires him to make an unlikely comeback.

Writers: Walter Tevis, Richard Price | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver

18. Midnight Cowboy (1969)

X | 113 min | Drama

8.0
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A naive prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.

Writers: Waldo Salt, James Leo Herlihy | Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver

19. Running Scared (2006)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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41 Metascore

A low-ranking thug is entrusted by his crime boss to dispose of a gun that killed corrupt cops, but things get out of control when the gun ends up in wrong hands.

Writer: Wayne Kramer | Director: Wayne Kramer | Stars: Paul Walker, Cameron Bright, Chazz Palminteri, Vera Farmiga

20. Predator 2 (1990)

R | 108 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.2
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Amidst a territorial gang war, a sophisticated alien hunter stalks the citizens of Los Angeles and the only man between him and his prey is veteran L.A.P.D. officer, Lieutenant Mike Harrigan.

Writers: Jim Thomas, John Thomas | Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Kevin Peter Hall, Rubén Blades

21. The Act of Killing (2012)

Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary, History

8.2
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89 Metascore

A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.

Directors: Joshua Oppenheimer, Anonymous, Christine Cynn | Stars: Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Syamsul Arifin, Ibrahim Sinik

22. Rampart (2011)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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70 Metascore

Set in 1999 Los Angeles, veteran police officer Dave Brown, the last of the renegade cops, works to take care of his family, and struggles for his own survival.

Writers: James Ellroy, Oren Moverman | Director: Oren Moverman | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Bernthal

23. Short Circuit (1986)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Number 5 of a group of experimental robots in a lab is electrocuted, suddenly becomes intelligent, and escapes.

Writers: S.S. Wilson, Brent Maddock | Director: John Badham | Stars: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton

24. Shanghai Noon (2000)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.6
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77 Metascore

A Chinese man who travels to the Wild West to rescue a kidnapped princess. After teaming up with a train robber, the unlikely duo takes on a Chinese traitor and his corrupt boss.

Writers: Miles Millar, Alfred Gough | Director: Tom Dey | Stars: Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Lucy Liu, Brandon Merrill

25. City Slickers (1991)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Western

6.7
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On the verge of turning 40, an unhappy Manhattan yuppie is roped into joining his two friends on a cattle drive in the southwest.

Writers: Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel | Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Billy Crystal, Jack Palance, Daniel Stern, Bruno Kirby

26. Backdraft (1991)

R | 137 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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38 Metascore

Two Chicago firefighter brothers who don't get along have to work together while a dangerous arsonist is on the loose.

Writer: Gregory Widen | Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro, Donald Sutherland

27. My Own Private Idaho (1991)

R | 104 min | Drama

7.1
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77 Metascore

Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Gus Van Sant | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert

28. Johnny Be Good (1988)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Sport

4.4
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It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent ... See full summary »

Writers: Steve Zacharias, Jeff Buhai, David Obst | Director: Bud S. Smith | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Downey Jr., Paul Gleason, Uma Thurman

29. Patriot Games (1992)

R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets him and his family for revenge.

Writers: Tom Clancy, W. Peter Iliff, Donald Stewart | Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Bean, Anne Archer, Patrick Bergin

30. Beyond the Sea (2004)

PG-13 | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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46 Metascore

A swooning study of "Mack the Knife" singer Bobby Darin (Spacey) specifically, and his relationship with his wife Sandra Dee (Bosworth).

Writers: Kevin Spacey, Lewis Colick | Director: Kevin Spacey | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Kate Bosworth, John Goodman, Bob Hoskins

31. Kill the Irishman (2011)

R | 106 min | Action, Biography, Crime

7.2
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50 Metascore

The true story of Danny Greene, a tough Irish thug working for mobsters in Cleveland during the 1970's.

Writers: Jonathan Hensleigh, Jeremy Walters, Rick Porrello | Director: Jonathan Hensleigh | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken, Vincent D'Onofrio, Val Kilmer

32. A Walk on the Moon (1999)

R | 107 min | Romance, Drama

6.6
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70 Metascore

The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.

Writer: Pamela Gray | Director: Tony Goldwyn | Stars: Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Bobby Boriello, Anna Paquin

33. Congo (1995)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

5.0
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22 Metascore

When an expedition to the African Congo ends in disaster, a new team is assembled to find out what went wrong.

Writers: Michael Crichton, John Patrick Shanley | Director: Frank Marshall | Stars: Laura Linney, Tim Curry, Dylan Walsh, Ernie Hudson

34. Get Shorty (1995)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.9
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82 Metascore

A mobster travels to Hollywood to collect a debt and discovers that the movie business is much the same as his current job.

Writers: Elmore Leonard, Scott Frank | Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Danny DeVito, John Travolta

35. In & Out (1997)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy

6.3
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70 Metascore

A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.

Writer: Paul Rudnick | Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Kevin Kline, Joan Cusack, Tom Selleck, Matt Dillon

36. Dead Presidents (1995)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed.

Writers: Allen Hughes, Albert Hughes, Michael Henry Brown, Wallace Terry | Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Larenz Tate, Keith David, Chris Tucker, Freddy Rodríguez

37. Repo Man (1984)

R | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.9
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75 Metascore

Young punk Otto becomes a repo man after helping to steal a car, and stumbles into a world of wackiness as a result.

Writer: Alex Cox | Director: Alex Cox | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez, Tracey Walter, Olivia Barash

38. Rogue (2007)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

6.3
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An American journalist on assignment in the Australian outback encounters a man-eating crocodile while trapped on a rapidly flooding mud island.

Writer: Greg Mclean | Director: Greg Mclean | Stars: Michael Vartan, Radha Mitchell, Sam Worthington, Caroline Brazier

39. A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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75 Metascore

A look at what goes on backstage during the last broadcast of America's most celebrated radio show, where singing cowboys Dusty and Lefty, a country music siren, and a host of others hold court.

Writers: Garrison Keillor, Ken LaZebnik | Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Meryl Streep, Woody Harrelson, John C. Reilly

40. Hanging Up (2000)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

4.7
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33 Metascore

A trio of sisters bond over their ambivalence toward the approaching death of their curmudgeonly father, to whom none of them was particularly close.

Writers: Delia Ephron, Nora Ephron | Director: Diane Keaton | Stars: Diane Keaton, Meg Ryan, Lisa Kudrow, Walter Matthau

41. The Man Without a Face (1993)

PG-13 | 115 min | Drama

6.7
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62 Metascore

Chuck wants to leave home but can't make the grade for boarding school. Then he finds out the disfigured recluse living nearby is an ex-teacher.

Writers: Isabelle Holland, Malcolm MacRury | Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Nick Stahl, Margaret Whitton, Fay Masterson

42. Viva Las Vegas (1964)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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Race car driver Lucky Jackson goes to Las Vegas to earn money to pay for a new engine for his motor car. Working as a waiter, he still finds the time to court young Rusty Martin.

Writer: Sally Benson | Director: George Sidney | Stars: Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, Cesare Danova, William Demarest

43. Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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72 Metascore

A woman searching for the perfect man instead discovers the perfect woman.

Writers: Heather Juergensen, Jennifer Westfeldt | Director: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld | Stars: Jennifer Westfeldt, Heather Juergensen, Tovah Feldshuh, Esther Wurmfeld

44. Glory Daze (1995)

R | 100 min | Comedy

5.6
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It's two days before graduation, and Jack is having serious doubts about the future. The old gang is breaking up - Rob is moving to L.A. with his girlfriend; Dennis is finishing his third ... See full summary »

Writer: Rich Wilkes | Director: Rich Wilkes | Stars: Ben Affleck, Sam Rockwell, Megan Ward, French Stewart

45. The Thing Called Love (1993)

PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.4
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A group of newcomers to the country music business seek love and stardom.

Writer: Carol Heikkinen | Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: River Phoenix, Samantha Mathis, Dermot Mulroney, Sandra Bullock

46. Gangster No. 1 (2000)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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60 Metascore

Chronicles the rise and fall of a prominent, and particularly ruthless English gangster.

Writers: Johnny Ferguson, Louis Mellis, David Scinto | Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, David Thewlis, Paul Bettany, Saffron Burrows

47. Cottage Country (2013)

91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.5
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Todd (Labine) wants everything to be just perfect at the family cottage where he plans to propose to Cammie (Akerman). But things go awry with the arrival of Todd's slacker brother Salinger... See full summary »

Writer: Jeremy Boxen | Director: Peter Wellington | Stars: Malin Akerman, Tyler Labine, Lucy Punch, Dan Petronijevic

48. Avalon (1990)

PG | 128 min | Drama

7.3
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A Polish-Jewish family comes to the USA at the beginning of the Twentieth Century. There, the family and their children try to make themselves a better future in the so-called promised land.

Writer: Barry Levinson | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth Perkins, Leo Fuchs, Eve Gordon

49. White Dog (1982)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.1
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A trainer attempts to retrain a vicious dog that's been raised to kill Black people.

Writers: Romain Gary, Samuel Fuller, Curtis Hanson | Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Christa Lang, Vernon Weddle, Jameson Parker

50. Thunderheart (1992)

R | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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A young mixed-blood FBI agent is assigned to work with a cynical veteran investigator on a murder on a poverty-stricken Sioux reservation.

Writer: John Fusco | Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Val Kilmer, Sam Shepard, Graham Greene, Fred Ward