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1. Back to the Future Part III (1990)

PG | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.4
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55 Metascore

Enjoying a peaceable existence in 1885, Doctor Emmet Brown is about to be killed by Buford "Mad Dog" Tannen. Marty McFly travels back in time to save his friend.

Writers: Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson

2. Rust and Bone (2012)

R | 120 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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73 Metascore

Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.

Writers: Jacques Audiard, Thomas Bidegain, Craig Davidson | Director: Jacques Audiard | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Armand Verdure, Céline Sallette

3. 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

4. Ernest & Celestine (2012)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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86 Metascore

The story of an unlikely friendship between a bear, Ernest, and a young mouse named Celestine.

Writers: Gabrielle Vincent, Daniel Pennac | Directors: Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar, Benjamin Renner | Stars: Forest Whitaker, Lambert Wilson, Pauline Brunner, Mackenzie Foy

5. Manhattan Melodrama (1934)

Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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The friendship between two orphans endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman.

Writers: Oliver H.P. Garrett, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Arthur Caesar | Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, George Cukor | Stars: Clark Gable, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Leo Carrillo

6. The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

PG | 117 min | Action, Adventure

7.1
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A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea.

Writers: Paul Gallico, Stirling Silliphant, Wendell Mayes | Directors: Ronald Neame, Irwin Allen | Stars: Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Shelley Winters, Red Buttons

7. White Christmas (1954)

Approved | 120 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general.

Writers: Norman Krasna, Norman Panama, Melvin Frank | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera-Ellen

8. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realizing that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Miklós László | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut

9. Foreign Correspondent (1940)

Not Rated | 120 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

7.6
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On the eve of WWII, a young American reporter tries to expose enemy agents in London.

Writers: Charles Bennett, Joan Harrison, James Hilton, Robert Benchley | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, Herbert Marshall, George Sanders

10. No Man's Land (1987)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A rookie cop goes undercover and infiltrates a car thief ring.

Writer: Dick Wolf | Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Charlie Sheen, D.B. Sweeney, Lara Harris, Randy Quaid

11. Shinjuku Incident (2009)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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63 Metascore

A simple Chinese immigrant wages a perilous war against one of the most powerful criminal organizations on the planet.

Writers: Tung-Shing Yee, Tin Nam Chun | Director: Tung-Shing Yee | Stars: Jackie Chan, Naoto Takenaka, Daniel Wu, Jinglei Xu

12. The January Man (1989)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

5.5
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Nick and Frank Starkey were both policemen. A scandal forced Nick to leave the force, now a serial killer has driven the police to take him back. A web that includes Frank's wife, bribery, ... See full summary »

Writer: John Patrick Shanley | Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Kevin Kline, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Susan Sarandon, Harvey Keitel

13. Witchfinder General (1968)

Unrated | 86 min | Drama, History, Horror

6.9
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A young soldier seeks to put an end to the evils caused by a vicious witch hunter.

Writers: Tom Baker, Michael Reeves, Louis M. Heyward, Ronald Bassett | Director: Michael Reeves | Stars: Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, Rupert Davies, Hilary Heath

14. X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)

Approved | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.8
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A doctor uses special eye drops to give himself x-ray vision, but the new power has disastrous consequences.

Writers: Robert Dillon, Ray Russell | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Ray Milland, Diana Van der Vlis, Harold J. Stone, John Hoyt

15. Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)

Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.6
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After a meteorite unleashes a three-headed beast upon Tokyo, Mothra tries to unite with Godzilla and Rodan to battle the extraterrestrial threat.

Writer: Shin'ichi Sekizawa | Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Yôsuke Natsuki, Yuriko Hoshi, Hiroshi Koizumi, Akiko Wakabayashi

16. The Raven (1935)

Approved | 61 min | Horror

7.1
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A brilliant surgeon obsessed with Poe saves the life of a beautiful dancer and goes mad when he can't have her.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, David Boehm | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lester Matthews, Irene Ware

17. It (1927)

Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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A salesgirl with plenty of "it" (sex appeal) pursues a handsome playboy.

Writers: Elinor Glyn, Hope Loring, Louis D. Lighton, George Marion Jr. | Directors: Clarence G. Badger, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin, Priscilla Bonner

18. Les vampires (1915)

Not Rated | 399 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.7
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An intrepid reporter and his loyal friend battle a bizarre secret society of criminals known as The Vampires.

Writer: Louis Feuillade | Director: Louis Feuillade | Stars: Musidora, Édouard Mathé, Marcel Lévesque, Jean Aymé

19. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)

Unrated | 61 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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A mad scientist seeks to mingle human blood with that of an ape, and resorts to kidnapping women for his experiments.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Florey, Tom Reed, Dale Van Every, John Huston | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Sidney Fox, Leon Ames, Bert Roach

20. Crusoe (1988)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama

6.4
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Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked and he finds himself all alone on a tropical island. With a few tools he manages to rescue from the wreck he has to learn to support himself until help arrives.

Writers: Daniel Defoe, Walon Green | Director: Caleb Deschanel | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Ade Sapara, Elvis Payne, Richard D. Sharp

21. Terraferma (2011)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.8
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57 Metascore

A Sicilian family deals with the arrival of a group of immigrants on their island.

Writers: Emanuele Crialese, Vittorio Moroni | Director: Emanuele Crialese | Stars: Filippo Pucillo, Donatella Finocchiaro, Beppe Fiorello, Mimmo Cuticchio

22. Black Heaven (2010)

105 min | Drama

5.6
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An innocent young man becomes enamored with a mysterious girl. He is lured into "Black Hole" - a dark, obscure video game world of avatars with deadly serious intentions in the real world.

Writers: Gilles Marchand, Dominik Moll | Director: Gilles Marchand | Stars: Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet, Louise Bourgoin, Melvil Poupaud, Pauline Etienne

23. The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (1960)

103 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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Reporter Peter Barter gets murdered while driving to his tv station. Commisioner Kras gets a phone call from clairvoyant Cornelius who saw Barters death in a vision. But a dark force ... See full summary »

Writers: Fritz Lang, Heinz Oskar Wuttig, Jan Fethke, Norbert Jacques | Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Dawn Addams, Peter van Eyck, Wolfgang Preiss, Gert Fröbe

24. Black Friday (1940)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Dr. Sovac transplants the brain of a gangster into his professor friend's body to save his life, but there is a side effect that causes a dangerous split personality.

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Eric Taylor | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Stanley Ridges, Anne Nagel

25. Guardian Angel (1994 Video)

R | 97 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.5
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Christine McKay is a cop. She and some other cops which includes her lover are pursuing some criminals. Her lover gets killed by a woman named Nina, who is later caught. Because of his ... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Hart | Director: Richard W. Munchkin | Stars: Cynthia Rothrock, Daniel McVicar, Lydie Denier, Marshall R. Teague

26. Robo Jî (2012)

111 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Three employees of the Kimura Electrical Company are due to present a new robot to an important robot exhibition in the coming days, but after an accident in which the robot is destroyed, ... See full summary »

Writer: Shinobu Yaguchi | Director: Shinobu Yaguchi | Stars: Naoto Takenaka, Yuriko Yoshitaka, Gaku Hamada, Mickey Curtis

27. Invisible Agent (1942)

81 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, War

6.0
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The Invisible Man's grandson uses his secret formula to spy on Nazi Germany.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Curt Siodmak | Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Ilona Massey, Jon Hall, Peter Lorre, Cedric Hardwicke

28. The Stranger Within (1990 TV Movie)

100 min | Thriller

5.7
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A troubled young man mysteriously appears in a rural Minnesota town from which he claims he was abducted 16 years ago.

Writer: John Pielmeier | Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Ricky Schroder, Kate Jackson, Chris Sarandon, Clark Sandford

29. The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944)

Unrated | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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An eccentric scientist helps a fugitive from the law become invisible, unwittingly giving him the power to exact revenge on his former friends.

Writers: Bertram Millhauser, H.G. Wells | Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Jon Hall, Leon Errol, John Carradine, Alan Curtis

30. Thunder Birds [Soldiers of the Air] (1942)

Approved | 78 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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A veteran American flyer trains new recruits, including the acrophobic son of his dead war buddy. Complications arise when the younger man falls in love with his mentor's girl.

Writers: Lamar Trotti, Darryl F. Zanuck | Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Gene Tierney, Preston Foster, John Sutton, Jack Holt

31. The Wrath of the Gods (1914)

56 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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An American sailor falls in love with a fisherman's daughter and convinces her that Jesus is more powerful than the gods who have cursed her.

Writers: William H. Clifford, Thomas H. Ince, C. Gardner Sullivan | Director: Reginald Barker | Stars: Sessue Hayakawa, Tsuru Aoki, Frank Borzage, Kisaburo Kurihara

32. Fever (1988)

R | 84 min | Crime, Thriller

5.4
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Policeman (Bill Hunter) discovers a suitcase full of drug money during the normal course of his duties. The temptation to keep the money leads to an ever deepening set of circumstances.

Writers: Josephine Emery, Craig Lahiff, Joe Toppe | Director: Craig Lahiff | Stars: Bill Hunter, Gary Sweet, Mary Regan, Jim Holt

33. Wild Waves (1929)

7 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.0
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Mickey Mouse is a singing lifeguard. Minnie Mouse is the damsel he must rescue before she is swept out to sea.

Director: Burt Gillett | Stars: Walt Disney, Marcellite Garner, Carl W. Stalling

34. Mess Production (1945)

Animation, Short

6.2
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Olive Oyl, a regular Rosie the Riveter, receives a blow to the head from a swinging grappling hook, sending her into a sleepwalking state. Popeye and Bluto, two rival factory workers, fight each other for privilege of saving her life.

Writers: Otto Messmer, Bill Turner | Directors: Seymour Kneitel, Graham Place | Stars: Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel

35. Bopin' Hood (1961)

Animation, Short, Comedy

5.1
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A trumpet-playing cat and his jazz band invade Ye Olde Squaresville, a kingdom that has outlawed all but the squarest music.

Writers: Carl Meyer, Jack Mercer | Director: Seymour Kneitel | Stars: Dayton Allen, Jack Mercer

36. Boos and Saddles (1953)

Animation, Short, Comedy

4.7
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Back in the Old West, Casper the Friendly Ghost meets a little boy who calls himself Billy the Kid.

Writer: Larz Bourne | Director: Izzy Sparber | Stars: Jack Mercer, Mae Questel, Sid Raymond, Alan Shay

37. Toonerville Picnic (1936)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

5.8
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The doctor prescribes rest and relaxation at the beach for the hot-tempered Mr. Bang, who ends up suffering a crowded trolley, a hiccuping dog, an uncooperative beach chair and a goofy octopus.

Director: Burt Gillett

38. Lumberjack and Jill (1949)

6 min | Comedy, Animation, Short

6.0
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Popeye and Bluto are lumberjacks who compete for the affections of their new cook, Olive Oyl.

Writers: Carl Meyer, Jack Mercer | Director: Seymour Kneitel | Stars: Jackson Beck, Jack Mercer, Mae Questel

39. Ground Hog Play (1956)

Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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Casper the Friendly Ghost covers himself with soot and pretends to be a groundhog's shadow.

Writer: Larz Bourne | Directors: Seymour Kneitel, Tom Golden

40. Along Came a Duck (1934)

7 min | Animation, Short

4.8
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A little boy chasing after a duck encounters a cartoon frog, who tells him the story of how he saved that duck's life.

Directors: Burt Gillett, Steve Muffati

41. Crustalo (1936)

95 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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It is the third film in a row of the type that much later on was called "fustanella (Greek kilt)", following Gkolfo by Bachatoris (1914) and Astero by Gaziadis (1929). It is based on the ... See full summary »

Writers: Dimitris Koromilas, Ilias Paraskevas, Dimitris Tsakiris | Directors: Ilias Paraskevas, Dimitris Tsakiris | Stars: Dimitris Tsakiris, Nina Afentaki, Manos Katrakis, Sofia Dorival

42. Barney Bear's 'Polar Pest' (1944)

6 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

5.4
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Barney just wants to hibernate for the winter, but his nephew, just in from the North Pole, has other plans.

Director: George Gordon | Star: Billy Bletcher

43. Search for Misery (1964)

Animation, Short, Comedy

4.3
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Pitiful Penelope's troubles begin when her husband, Roland Stone, leaves her and the quintuplets.

Writer: Larz Bourne | Director: Bob Kuwahara | Stars: Elvi Allen, Dayton Allen, Tom Morrison

44. Goofy Movies Number Four (1934)

Approved | 10 min | Comedy, Short

5.1
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This entry in the series starts with a "Wotaphony Newsreel," which contains feature stories with humorous commentary. Then we see "Passions of Horse Pistol Pete," produced by Super-Stupid ... See full summary »

Star: Pete Smith

45. Dynasty (1981–1989)
Episode: Alexis' Secret (1981)

Drama

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Krystle meets Alexis. Claudia attempts suicide. Andrew informs Alexis that Blake cut Steven out of his will. Blake is forced to visit his probation officer.

Creators: Esther Shapiro, Richard Alan Shapiro | Director: Richard Kinon | Stars: John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood

46. Punky Brewster (1984–1988)
Episode: Cherie Lifesaver (1986)

TV-G | Family, Comedy

8.8
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Henry reluctantly buys a new refrigerator and puts the old one in the backyard. Mike teaches CPR to the children in class. Allen goofs off and is sent to the principal's office. When the ... See full summary »

Writers: David W. Duclon, Stephanie Mathison | Director: Art Dielhenn | Stars: George Gaynes, Soleil Moon Frye, Susie Garrett, Cherie Johnson

47. 24 (2001–2010)
Episode: Day 2: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. (2003)

TV-14 | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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The plane carrying Jack and Nina is shot down and together they must fight off a group of soldiers. Mason plays Bob Warner against Reza to find out which one working with the terrorists. ... See full summary »

Writers: Joel Surnow, Robert Cochran, Howard Gordon | Director: Rodney Charters | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Sarah Wynter, Elisha Cuthbert, Xander Berkeley

48. 24 (2001–2010)
Episode: Day 5: 4:00 a.m.-5:00 a.m. (2006)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Vladimir Bierko manages to escape custody and take control of a submarine, the Natalia, bent on getting his revenge against the US. Jack reluctantly teams up with Henderson in hopes of getting a lead on Bierko, while Martha helps Aaron.

Writers: Joel Surnow, Robert Cochran, David Fury, Sam Montgomery | Director: Brad Turner | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Kim Raver, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Gregory Itzin

49. Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (1959–1961)
Episode: Delusion (1959)

Approved | 30 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.5
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A man with a rare blood type is unwilling to donate his blood in order to save a girl's life, knowing that if he does he will be tormented by supernatural visions of her future.

Creator: Merwin Gerard | Director: John Newland | Stars: Norman Lloyd, Suzanne Pleshette, David White, John Brennan

50. Guiding Light (1952–2009)
Episode: Episode #1.15608 (2009)

TV-14 | Drama

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Phillip saves Coop's life and stops the wedding between Alan and Beth. Mallet discovers that Marina's past, not his, may prevent the adoption.

Writers: Christopher Dunn, Lloyd 'Lucky' Gold, Kimberly Hamilton, Jill Lorie Hurst, David Kreizman | Director: Ellen Wheeler | Stars: Grant Aleksander, Robert Bogue, Mandy Bruno, Beth Chamberlin