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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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91 Metascore

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

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

2. Mary Poppins (1964)

Approved | 139 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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A magic nanny comes to work for a cold banker's unhappy family.

Writers: Bill Walsh, Don DaGradi, P.L. Travers | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, David Tomlinson, Glynis Johns

3. The NeverEnding Story (1984)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.4
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46 Metascore

A troubled boy dives into a wonderous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book.

Writers: Wolfgang Petersen, Herman Weigel, Michael Ende, Robert Easton | Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver, Tami Stronach, Gerald McRaney

4. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

PG | 76 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

8.1
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Jack Skellington, king of Halloweentown, discovers Christmas Town, but doesn't quite understand the concept.

Writers: Tim Burton, Michael McDowell, Caroline Thompson | Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey

5. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.8
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78 Metascore

After the rebels have been brutally overpowered by the Empire on their newly established base, Luke Skywalker takes advanced Jedi training with Master Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader as part of his plan to capture Luke.

Writers: Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

6. Coraline (2009)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Fantasy, Mystery

7.7
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80 Metascore

An adventurous girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

Writers: Henry Selick, Neil Gaiman | Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman, Jennifer Saunders

7. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

PG | 109 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.8
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63 Metascore

Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, journeyman Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Writers: Douglas Adams, Karey Kirkpatrick | Director: Garth Jennings | Stars: Martin Freeman, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell, Zooey Deschanel

8. Star Wars: Episode VI - The Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 134 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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52 Metascore

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader shake off of the dark side of the Force.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

9. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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83 Metascore

An urbane fox cannot resist returning to his farm raiding ways and then must help his community survive the farmers' retaliation.

Writers: Roald Dahl, Wes Anderson, Noah Baumbach | Director: Wes Anderson | Stars: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Bill Murray, Jason Schwartzman

10. ParaNorman (2012)

PG | 92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.0
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72 Metascore

A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.

Writer: Chris Butler | Directors: Chris Butler, Sam Fell | Stars: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Tucker Albrizzi

11. The Fall (2006)

R | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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64 Metascore

In a hospital on the outskirts of 1920s Los Angeles, an injured stuntman begins to tell a fellow patient, a little girl with a broken arm, a fantastic story of five mythical heroes. Thanks to his fractured state of mind and her vivid imagination, the line between fiction and reality blurs as the tale advances.

Writers: Dan Gilroy, Nico Soultanakis, Tarsem Singh, Valeri Petrov | Director: Tarsem Singh | Stars: Lee Pace, Catinca Untaru, Justine Waddell, Kim Uylenbroek

12. The Evil Dead (1981)

NC-17 | 85 min | Horror

7.6
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70 Metascore

Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.

Writer: Sam Raimi | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker

13. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure

7.6
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57 Metascore

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Writers: Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz, George Lucas | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

14. Ghostbusters II (1989)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.5
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56 Metascore

The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.

Writers: Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis | Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

15. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.2
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63 Metascore

The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.

Writers: Stuart Gordon, Brian Yuzna, Ed Naha, Tom Schulman | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman, Kristine Sutherland

16. Child's Play (1988)

R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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A single mother gives her son a much sought after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.

Writers: Don Mancini, John Lafia, Tom Holland | Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, Brad Dourif

17. Robot Chicken (2005– )

TV-MA | 11 min | Animation, Comedy | Active

7.8
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From creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, 'Robot Chicken' is stop-motion animation with a demented twist.

Creators: Seth Green, Matthew Senreich, Mike Fasolo | Stars: Seth Green, Breckin Meyer, Matthew Senreich, Tom Root

18. Mary and Max (2009)

Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York.

Writer: Adam Elliot | Director: Adam Elliot | Stars: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries

19. Frankenweenie (2012)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.0
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74 Metascore

Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences.

Writers: Leonard Ripps, Tim Burton, John August | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara, Martin Short, Martin Landau

20. King Kong (1933)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star.

Writers: James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose, Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace | Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

21. Epic Movie (2007)

PG-13 | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy

2.3
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17 Metascore

A comedic satire of films that are large in scope, reputation and popularity

Writers: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer | Directors: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer | Stars: Kal Penn, Jennifer Coolidge, Fred Willard, Adam Campbell

22. RoboCop 2 (1990)

R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.7
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A corrupt businesswoman seeks to disable Robocop in favor of her own model of cyborg.

Writers: Edward Neumeier, Michael Miner, Frank Miller, Walon Green | Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Peter Weller, Belinda Bauer, John Glover, Mario Machado

23. Fright Night (1985)

R | 106 min | Horror

7.1
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When a teenager learns that his next door neighbour is a vampire, no one will believe him.

Writer: Tom Holland | Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall

24. Chicken Run (2000)

G | 84 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.1
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88 Metascore

Chicken Run is a comedy escape drama with a touch of passion set on a sinister Yorks chicken farm in 1950s England.

Writers: Peter Lord, Nick Park, Karey Kirkpatrick, Mark Burton, John O'Farrell | Directors: Peter Lord, Nick Park | Stars: Mel Gibson, Julia Sawalha, Phil Daniels, Lynn Ferguson

25. It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)

Approved | 205 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.6
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The dying words of a thief spark a madcap cross-country rush to find some treasure.

Writers: William Rose, Tania Rose | Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney

26. Clash of the Titans (1981)

PG | 118 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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A film adaption of the myth of Perseus and his quest to battle both Medusa and the Kraken monster to save the Princess Andromeda.

Writer: Beverley Cross | Director: Desmond Davis | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Harry Hamlin, Claire Bloom, Maggie Smith

27. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

X | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger - who stalks his victims in their dreams - learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back.

Writers: Wes Craven, Bruce Wagner, Frank Darabont, Chuck Russell | Director: Chuck Russell | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Craig Wasson, Patricia Arquette

28. Ziegfeld Follies (1945)

Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Musical

6.6
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The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld looks down from heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style.

Writers: David Freedman, Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane | Directors: Lemuel Ayers, Roy Del Ruth, Robert Lewis, Vincente Minnelli, George Sidney, Merrill Pye, Charles Walters | Stars: William Powell, Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Fred Astaire

29. The Time Machine (1960)

Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

7.6
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A Victorian Englishman travels to the far future and finds that humanity has divided into two hostile species.

Writers: David Duncan, H.G. Wells | Director: George Pal | Stars: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux, Sebastian Cabot

30. Heavenly Creatures (1994)

R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.

Writers: Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Melanie Lynskey, Kate Winslet, Sarah Peirse, Diana Kent

31. A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (2011)

R | 90 min | Comedy

6.3
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61 Metascore

Six years after their Guantanamo Bay adventure, stoner buds Harold Lee and Kumar Patel cause a holiday fracas by inadvertently burning down Harold's father-in-law's prize Christmas tree.

Writers: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg | Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson | Stars: Kal Penn, John Cho, Neil Patrick Harris, Patton Oswalt

32. Land of the Lost (1974–1977)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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A family is thrown back in time and must survive in a dinosaur dominated land.

Creators: Allan Foshko, Marty Krofft, Sid Krofft | Stars: Wesley Eure, Kathy Coleman, Spencer Milligan, Philip Paley

33. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Horror

6.3
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The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken total control over the building of a media mogul.

Writers: Chris Columbus, Charles S. Haas | Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover, Robert Prosky

34. Young Sherlock Holmes (1985)

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

6.8
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When assorted people start having inexplicable delusions that lead to their deaths, a teenage Sherlock Holmes decides to investigate.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Chris Columbus | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox, Sophie Ward, Anthony Higgins

35. The Science of Sleep (2006)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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70 Metascore

A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is love-struck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.

Writer: Michel Gondry | Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou, Alain Chabat

36. The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)

G | 85 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.6
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87 Metascore

Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest.

Writers: Steve Box, Nick Park, Mark Burton, Bob Baker | Directors: Steve Box, Nick Park | Stars: Peter Sallis, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Peter Kay

37. UHF (1989)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

7.0
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32 Metascore

A local public station gets a new owner. The station becomes a hit, with all sorts of hilarious sight gags and wacky humor.

Writers: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Jay Levey | Director: Jay Levey | Stars: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Victoria Jackson, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Richards

38. The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)

G | 105 min | Family, Adventure, Fantasy

6.8
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Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Clemens, Ray Harryhausen | Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: John Phillip Law, Caroline Munro, Tom Baker, Douglas Wilmer

39. The Howling (1981)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

6.6
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After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem.

Writers: Gary Brandner, John Sayles, Terence H. Winkless | Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan, Christopher Stone

40. *batteries not included (1987)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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Apartment block tenants seek the aid of alien mechanical life-forms to save their building from demolition.

Writers: Mick Garris, Brad Bird, Matthew Robbins, Brent Maddock, S.S. Wilson | Director: Matthew Robbins | Stars: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña

41. Troll (1986)

PG-13 | 82 min | Fantasy, Horror

4.2
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A wicked troll king in search of a mystical ring that will return him to his human form invades a San Francisco apartment complex where a powerful witch lives.

Writer: Ed Naha | Director: John Carl Buechler | Stars: Michael Moriarty, Shelley Hack, Noah Hathaway, Jenny Beck

42. A Trip to the Moon (1902)

TV-G | 13 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

8.2
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A group of astronomers go on an expedition to the moon.

Director: Georges Méliès | Stars: Georges Méliès, Jules-Eugène Legris, Victor André, Bleuette Bernon

43. The Blob (1958)

Not Rated | 86 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.4
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An alien lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows.

Writers: Theodore Simonson, Kay Linaker, Irvine H. Millgate | Directors: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr., Russell S. Doughten Jr. | Stars: Steve McQueen, Aneta Corsaut, Earl Rowe, Olin Howland

44. Metropia (2009)

86 min | Animation, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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47 Metascore

A complex story of a misaligned man, though good intent, creating a nightmarish Dystopian existence.

Writers: Fredrik Edin, Martin Hultman, Stig Larsson, Tarik Saleh | Director: Tarik Saleh | Stars: Vincent Gallo, Juliette Lewis, Udo Kier, Stellan Skarsgård

45. Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985 TV Movie)

94 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.5
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The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and the Ewok Wicket ... See full summary »

Writers: Ken Wheat, Jim Wheat, George Lucas | Directors: Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat | Stars: Wilford Brimley, Warwick Davis, Aubree Miller, Siân Phillips

46. The Ewok Adventure (1984 TV Movie)

96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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Wicket the Ewok and his friends agree to help two shipwrecked human children on a quest to find their parents.

Writers: George Lucas, Bob Carrau | Director: John Korty | Stars: Eric Walker, Warwick Davis, Fionnula Flanagan, Guy Boyd

47. Bob the Builder: Ready, Steady, Build! (1999– )

10 min | Animation, Family

5.1
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Bob the Builder is the animated adventures of Bob and his machines. Working together to overcome various challenges they get the job done.

Creator: Keith Chapman | Stars: Rob Rackstraw, Kate Harbour, Neil Morrissey, Rupert Degas

48. Basket Case (1982)

91 min | Comedy, Horror

6.1
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A young man carrying a big basket that contains his deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.

Writer: Frank Henenlotter | Director: Frank Henenlotter | Stars: Kevin Van Hentenryck, Terri Susan Smith, Beverly Bonner, Robert Vogel

49. Rocks in My Pockets (2014)

88 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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79 Metascore

A fantastical tale based on true events, about five women of Signe Baumane's family, including herself, and their battles with depression and madness.

Writer: Signe Baumane | Director: Signe Baumane | Star: Signe Baumane

50. Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977)

G | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.3
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Sinbad The Sailor sails to deliver a cursed prince to a dangerous island in the face of deadly opposition from a powerful witch.

Writers: Beverley Cross, Ray Harryhausen | Director: Sam Wanamaker | Stars: Patrick Wayne, Jane Seymour, Taryn Power, Margaret Whiting