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1. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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92 Metascore

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

Votes: 950,897 | Gross: $460.94M

2. The Magnificent Seven (1960)

Approved | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.8
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An oppressed Mexican peasant village hires seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Eli Wallach

Votes: 70,525

3. 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: 168,098

4. Godzilla (2014)

PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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62 Metascore

The world is beset by the appearance of monstrous creatures, but one of them may be the only one who can save humanity.

Director: Gareth Edwards | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston, Ken Watanabe

Votes: 309,233 | Gross: $200.66M

5. The Ring (2002)

PG-13 | 115 min | Horror, Mystery

7.1
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57 Metascore

A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it.

Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox, David Dorfman

Votes: 259,596 | Gross: $128.58M

6. Godzilla (I) (1998)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.3
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32 Metascore

A giant, reptilian monster surfaces, leaving destruction in its wake. To stop the monster (and its babies), an earthworm scientist, his reporter ex-girlfriend, and other unlikely heroes team up to save their city.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo, Hank Azaria

Votes: 155,161 | Gross: $136.02M

7. The Grudge (2004)

PG-13 | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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49 Metascore

An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim.

Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr, Clea DuVall, William Mapother

Votes: 118,271 | Gross: $110.18M

8. Dark Water (2005)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.6
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52 Metascore

A mother and daughter, still wounded from a bitter custody dispute, hole up in a run-down apartment building. Adding further drama to their plight, they are targeted by the ghost of former resident.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Ariel Gade, John C. Reilly, Tim Roth

Votes: 46,110 | Gross: $25.47M

9. One Missed Call (2008)

PG-13 | 87 min | Horror, Mystery

3.9
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24 Metascore

Several people start receiving voice-mails from their future selves - messages which include the date, time, and some of the details of their deaths.

Director: Eric Valette | Stars: Edward Burns, Shannyn Sossamon, Ana Claudia Talancón, Ray Wise

Votes: 27,224 | Gross: $26.88M

10. Last Man Standing (1996)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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A drifting gunslinger-for-hire finds himself in the middle of an ongoing war between the Irish and Italian mafia in a Prohibition era ghost town.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Bruce Willis, Bruce Dern, William Sanderson, Christopher Walken

Votes: 45,329 | Gross: $18.13M

11. Shall We Dance (2004)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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47 Metascore

A romantic comedy where a bored, overworked Estate Lawyer, upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci

Votes: 36,443 | Gross: $57.89M

12. The Guyver (1991)

PG-13 | 88 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy

4.8
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A young man discovers a mechanical device that merges with his own body, turning him into a cyborg superhero. When strange creatures start appearing, trying to take the device back, he ... See full summary »

Directors: Screaming Mad George, Steve Wang | Stars: Greg Joung Paik, Jimmie Walker, Peter Spellos, Michael Berryman

Votes: 3,686

13. Pulse (I) (2006)

PG-13 | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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27 Metascore

When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.

Director: Jim Sonzero | Stars: Kristen Bell, Rick Gonzalez, Christina Milian, Ian Somerhalder

Votes: 25,362 | Gross: $20.26M

14. Blind Fury (1989)

R | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Rutger Hauer, Terry O'Quinn, Brandon Call, Noble Willingham

Votes: 10,963 | Gross: $2.69M

15. Apartment 1303 3D (2012)

R | 85 min | Horror

2.6
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A modern ghost story which turns a love/hate relationship between mother and daughter into a tale of horror. Some rentals are too good to be true.

Director: Michael Taverna | Stars: Mischa Barton, Rebecca De Mornay, Julianne Michelle, Corey Sevier

Votes: 4,706

16. Fist of the North Star (1995)

R | 103 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

3.9
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Based on a graphic novel, this apocalyptic adventure centers on a man who must reverse the cataclysmic conditions of his world.

Director: Tony Randel | Stars: Gary Daniels, Malcolm McDowell, Costas Mandylor, Downtown Julie Brown

Votes: 2,556

17. Don't Look Up (2009)

R | 98 min | Horror

3.1
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Evil spirits released from old celluloid causes a film crew to slowly go insane while in production on a new project.

Director: Fruit Chan | Stars: Rachael Murphy, Eli Roth, Ben DiGregorio, Reshad Strik

Votes: 1,324

18. Ring (1999)

108 min | Horror

6.3
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After the mysterious death of her niece and other three teenagers on the same hour and with the symptoms of heart attack, the journalist Sun-ju decides to investigate their last moments. ... See full summary »

Director: Dong-bin Kim | Stars: Eun-Kyung Shin, Seung-hyeon Lee, Jin-yeong Jeong, Chang-wan Kim

Votes: 1,798

19. Si j'étais toi (2007)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A wife and mother passes away, and spirit returns in her daughter's body.

Director: Vincent Perez | Stars: David Duchovny, Lili Taylor, Olivia Thirlby, Brendan Sexton III

Votes: 3,162

20. Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)

Not Rated | 80 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A 400-foot (122-meter) dinosaur-like beast, awoken from undersea hibernation off the Japanese coast by atomic-bomb testing, attacks Tokyo.

Directors: Ishirô Honda, Terry O. Morse | Stars: Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura, Momoko Kôchi, Akira Takarada

Votes: 5,493

21. The Warrior and the Sorceress (1984)

R | 81 min | Adventure, Fantasy

3.9
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The mighty warrior, Kain, crosses the barren wastelands of the planet Ura, where two arch enemies, Zeg and the evil degenerate Balcaz, fight incessantly for control of the village's only ... See full summary »

Director: John C. Broderick | Stars: David Carradine, Luke Askew, Maria Socas, Anthony De Longis

Votes: 912

22. The Outrage (1964)

Approved | 96 min | Drama, Western, Crime

6.3
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Travelers in the 1870s Southwest discuss a recent murder trial in which all the principals told differing stories about the events.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Paul Newman, Laurence Harvey, Claire Bloom, Edward G. Robinson

Votes: 1,563

23. Iron Maze (1991)

R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller

4.5
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In Corinth, a dying town 15 miles from Pittsburg: One evening, a Japanese businessman, who wanted to tear down the closed iron mills to build an amusement park, is found half dead in his ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroaki Yoshida | Stars: Jeff Fahey, Bridget Fonda, Hiroaki Murakami, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 551

24. Battle Royale

Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | Announced

A group of teens face off against each other in a futuristic survival game held on a remote island. Based on the 2000 Japanese film "Battle Royal".

25. Shield of Straw

Action, Thriller | Announced

Shield of Straw follows a team of five police officers charged with protecting an accused killer marked for death by the billionaire grandfather of his latest victim.

26. Sangre fría (2004 TV Mini-Series)

780 min | Thriller, Mystery, Horror

5.2
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A group of students participate in a student contest that involve murders and inconveniences.

Stars: Mariano Martínez, Dolores Fonzi, Nicolás Pauls, Alejo Ortiz

Votes: 52

27. Long zhi zheng ba (1989)

104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.2
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Director: Frankie Chan | Stars: Eddy Ko, Kara Hui, Simon Yam, Yukari Ôshima

Votes: 56

28. Untitled Departures Remake

Comedy, Drama, Music | Announced

A newly unemployed cellist takes a job preparing the dead for funerals.