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1. Twister (1996)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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68 Metascore

Bill and Jo Harding, advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes.

Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Cary Elwes, Jami Gertz

Votes: 150,688 | Gross: $241.69M

2. Superman (1978)

PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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86 Metascore

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando

Votes: 133,874 | Gross: $134.22M

3. The Fox and the Hound (1981)

G | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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Two childhood friends find themselves forced to become enemies.

Directors: Ted Berman, Richard Rich, Art Stevens | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Kurt Russell, Pearl Bailey, Jack Albertson

Votes: 67,845 | Gross: $29.80M

4. Bedazzled (1967)

Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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A hapless loser sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for seven wishes, but has trouble winning over the girl of his dreams.

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron, Raquel Welch

Votes: 7,010

5. Wind Chill (2007)

R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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52 Metascore

Two college students share a ride home for the holidays, but when they break down on a deserted stretch of road, they are preyed upon by the ghosts of people who have died there.

Director: Gregory Jacobs | Stars: Emily Blunt, Ashton Holmes, Martin Donovan, Ned Bellamy

Votes: 18,521 | Gross: $0.02M

6. The Day of the Locust (1975)

R | 144 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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An art director in the 1930s falls in love and attempts to make a young woman an actress despite Hollywood who wants nothing to do with her because of her problems with an estranged man and her alcoholic father.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, Burgess Meredith, William Atherton

Votes: 4,201

7. Ninja III: The Domination (1984)

R | 92 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

5.0
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An evil ninja attempts to avenge his death from beyond the grave, by possessing an innocent woman's body.

Director: Sam Firstenberg | Stars: Shô Kosugi, Lucinda Dickey, Jordan Bennett, David Chung

Votes: 2,772

8. Doing Time on Maple Drive (1992 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

7.1
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Absent father, alcoholic brother Tim try to cope with life.

Director: Ken Olin | Stars: James Sikking, Bibi Besch, William McNamara, Jayne Brook

Votes: 1,912

9. The North Star (1943)

Unrated | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.0
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A Ukrainian village must suddenly contend with the Nazi invasion of June 1941.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, Walter Huston, Walter Brennan

Votes: 871

10. A Bullet for Joey (1955)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.0
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In Montreal, a police inspector slowly discovers a plot to kidnap a nuclear physicist, American mobsters, foreign spies, and a blonde seductress, are all involved.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, George Raft, Audrey Totter, George Dolenz

Votes: 694

11. Tesla: Master of Lightning (2000 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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Biography of electrical inventor and visionary genius Nikola Tesla.

Director: Robert Uth | Stars: Stacy Keach, Elisabeth Noone, Leland I. Anderson, John Jacob Astor

Votes: 775

12. Hatch Up Your Troubles (1949)

Approved | 8 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.6
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A baby woodpecker mistakes Jerry for his mother. The mouse rejects the newly hatched bird but soon finds himself protecting it against his feline nemesis, Tom.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna

Votes: 692

13. They Stooge to Conga (1943)

Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short

8.0
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The stooges are repairmen who get a job fixing the doorbell in large house which is the secret headquarters of some Nazi spies. They manage to ruin most of the house while working on the ... See full summary »

Director: Del Lord | Stars: Moe Howard, Larry Fine, Curly Howard, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 323

14. Drums of Fu Manchu (1940)

Approved | 269 min | Action, Adventure

7.4
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The nefarious Dr. Fu Manchu searches for the keys to the tomb of Genghis Khan, in order to fulfill a prophecy that will enable him to conquer the world. His nemesis, Dr. Nayland Smith, and ... See full summary »

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Henry Brandon, William Royle, Robert Kellard, Gloria Franklin

Votes: 223

15. Playboy: Wet & Wild II (1990 Video)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary

7.9
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Add a Plot

Director: Skott Snider | Stars: Rebekka Armstrong, Deborah Driggs, Ava Fabian, Karen Foster

Votes: 27

16. Telephone Operator (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A telephone operator covering for a friend's "fling" finds herself in the middle of a major disaster when the city is hit by a big flood and her switchboard is the center of communications.

Director: Scott Pembroke | Stars: Judith Allen, Grant Withers, Warren Hymer, Alice White

Votes: 77

17. Bad Luck Blackie (1949)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Comedy

7.8
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A cute and very tormented kitten is bullied by an incomparably evil bulldog, who lives to know better after a black cat crosses his path.

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Tex Avery, Dick Nelson

Votes: 1,086

18. King of the Carnival (1955)

Approved | 167 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.0
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Treasury agents go after a ring of counterfeiters operating out of a traveling carnival.

Director: Franklin Adreon | Stars: Harry Lauter, Fran Bennett, Keith Richards, Robert Shayne

Votes: 21

19. Radio Patrol (1937)

Approved | 242 min | Action, Drama

6.8
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A young radio cop and a beautiful girl try to stop an international criminal gang from getting their hands on the formula for a new bulletproof steel.

Directors: Ford Beebe, Clifford Smith | Stars: Grant Withers, Adrian Morris, Kay Hughes, Mickey Rentschler

Votes: 35

20. The Greenman (2011)

82 min | Thriller

8.9
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Add a Plot

Director: Joe Shelby | Stars: Bill Laing, Clayton Hill, Sharon Hill, Tommy Lafitte

Votes: 7

21. Knock Knock (1940)

7 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.9
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Andy Panda attempts to find out if he can catch a woodpecker by putting salt on its tail.

Directors: Walter Lantz, Alex Lovy | Stars: Mel Blanc, Sara Berner, Bernice Hansen

Votes: 130

22. Zipping Along (1953)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.3
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Hypnosis doesn't help the Coyote catch the Road Runner, nor do a clutch of string-controlled rifles or dozens of mousetraps, but they all manage to backfire on him, naturally.

Director: Chuck Jones | Star: Paul Julian

Votes: 630

23. Ventriloquist Cat (1950)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.6
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A cat learns the art of ventriloquism in order to play a series of practical jokes on a slow-witted bulldog...

Director: Tex Avery | Stars: Red Coffey, Bill Thompson

Votes: 329

24. Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards (1987 Video Game)

Comedy

8.0
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Looking for a good time? Meet Larry. He's just turned 40, and he's still single. If you can get past the glow of his Grecian formula, you can see his hairline beginning to make a hasty ... See full summary »

Directors: Chuck Benton, Mark Crowe, Al Lowe

Votes: 143

25. Hopalong Casualty (1960)

6 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.2
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Wile E. Coyote tries to catch the Road Runner using a dynamite stick on a fishing pole, a Christmas present wrapping machine, and ACME Earthquake pills, which the Coyote discovers don't ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Jones | Stars: Mel Blanc, Paul Julian

Votes: 222

26. Vertical Features Remake (1978)

44 min | Short, Comedy

7.2
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Tongue-in-cheek, early Greenaway short reflects the incredibly meticulous encyclopedic nature of his early films. An attempt is made to "reconstruct" a proposed, but never made, film ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Greenaway | Star: Colin Cantlie

Votes: 490

27. To Beep or Not to Beep (1963)

7 min | Animation, Family, Short

7.7
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Wile E. Coyote attacks the Road Runner with an enormous boulder-throwing catapult, only to have it constantly backfire on him.

Directors: Chuck Jones, Maurice Noble | Stars: Mel Blanc, Paul Julian

Votes: 466

28. Little Runaway (1952)

Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short

7.8
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A baby seal escapes from the circus and ends up in Jerry's backyard pond. Tom finds out soon enough when Jerry grabs a fish from Tom's plate, and when the circus offers a $10,000 reward, ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna

Votes: 442

29. Breed of the West (1930)

Passed | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.2
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There is a feud on the Colonel's ranch between his foreman Longrope and some of the hands. The Colonel is firing those that don't get along with Longrope and it looks like Wally will be ... See full summary »

Director: Alan James | Stars: Hal Taliaferro, Virginia Brown Faire, Robert Walker, Buzz Barton

Votes: 12

30. Father of the Bird (1997)

G | Family, Animation, Comedy

6.3
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Sylvester's parental instincts kick in when his newly-hatched breakfast calls him "Mama".

Director: Stephen Fossatti | Stars: Joe Alaskey, June Foray

Votes: 40

31. The Little Wise Quacker (1952)

6 min | Comedy, Animation, Family

6.6
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Barney Bear goes duck hunting, but is forbidden by the rule book to shoot the one duck available: a duck that is asleep.

Director: Dick Lundy

Votes: 40

32. Voice in the Night (1934)

Passed | 59 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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Tin Dale is the son of the president of a big-city telephone company and quits his job following a dispute with his father over company policy. He takes up polo playing.Circumstances force ... See full summary »

Director: Charles C. Coleman | Stars: Tim McCoy, Billie Seward, Joseph Crehan, Ward Bond

33. Daffy Rents (1966)

6 min | Family, Animation, Short

6.1
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After Speedy Gonzales wreaks havoc and gets cats hospitalized, Daffy Duck is called to put a stop to it involving a big cash settlement. He hires a robot known as Herman to do his dirty ... See full summary »

Director: Robert McKimson | Stars: Mel Blanc, Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez

Votes: 91

34. A Busy Day (1940)

Animation, Short, Comedy

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Gran'pop monkey runs a printing press while evading the advances of his amorous secretary and suffering the mischievousness of the two young family members who assist him.

Director: Ub Iwerks

35. Training Pigeons (1936)

Passed | 7 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

5.9
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Betty Boop is training a flock of pigeons, but one stray leads Pudgy the pup on a precarious chase over the rooftops.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Star: Mae Questel

Votes: 79

36. Carry Harry (1942)

Approved | 18 min | Comedy, Short

3.8
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After getting into a compromising situation with a woman and her angry boyfriend, Harry uses a fire escape to hide in a friend's apartment, but finds that he climbed into the woman's one by mistake.

Director: Harry Edwards | Stars: Harry Langdon, Elsie Ames, Barbara Pepper, Marjorie Deanne

Votes: 5

37. Storm (1943)

Approved | 8 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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A look at how the weather bureau tries to warn farmers and businessmen about approaching large storms. Although some precautions can be taken to lessen their impact, storms have to run ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Burnford | Star: John Nesbitt

Votes: 108

38. To Catch a Woodpecker (1957)

6 min | Animation, Family, Short

6.3
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The Miracle Telephone Company attempts to stop Woody Woodpecker from pecking holes in its telephone poles.

Director: Alex Lovy | Stars: Daws Butler, Grace Stafford

Votes: 37

39. Artist's Muddles (1933)

Passed | 20 min | Comedy, Short

6.2
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Andy "Sunshine" Wilson, a happy-go-lucky vagabond, catches a ride with motorist Luckenbach who is on a suicide mission, and nearly succeeds in his mission. Luckenbach is a great portrait ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Edwards | Stars: Andy Clyde, Vernon Dent, Faye Pierre, Luis Alberni

Votes: 8

40. Psych (2006–2014)
Episode: 9 Lives (2006)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

8.5
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In order for Shawn to continue his investigation into a suicide that he believes is a murder, he pretends to get clues from the victim's cat.

Director: Matt Shakman | Stars: James Roday, Dulé Hill, Timothy Omundson, Maggie Lawson

Votes: 643

41. Green Acres (1965–1971)
Episode: A Pig in a Poke (1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

7.3
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Oliver is invited to New York to be the guest speaker at a Harvard alumni banquet but he arrives with an unexpected stowaway. Meanwhile, the Ziffels fear that they'll lose Arnold to Mr. ... See full summary »

Director: Richard L. Bare | Stars: Eddie Albert, Eva Gabor, Pat Buttram, Tom Lester

Votes: 25

42. Man vs. Wild (2006– )
Episode: Big Sky Country (2010)

TV-PG | 43 min | Adventure, Reality-TV

8.5
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Bear para-glides into the Montana Rockies. After risking his life climbing down a water fall on a rotten old log and rope ladder that is a bit too short he tries to cross a lake on a holey ... See full summary »

Votes: 30

43. Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974–1975)
Episode: Chopper (1975)

51 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.8
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Land development disturbs the final resting place of a headless, sword-wielding cyclist who hunts down and beheads the rival gang bikers who killed him.

Director: Bruce Kessler | Stars: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Larry Linville, Art Metrano

Votes: 187

44. Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983)
Episode: Crossed Connections (1979)

TV-G | 49 min | Drama, Family, Romance

9.0
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When the telephone comes to Walnut Grove, Mrs. Olesen is hired as the switchboard operator. The telephone company is unaware that Mrs. Olesen loves to gossip, and her new job will simply be... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Rachel Lindsay Greenbush

Votes: 114

45. Archie's Funhouse (1970–1971)
Episode: Fayre/Nature Photography

21 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The Archies perform "Sunshine," "Comes the Sun" and "Honey." The Fun House County Fair goes badly. Mr. Weatherbee's and Miss Grundy's nature photography goes worse.

Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: Dal McKennon, Howard Morris, John Erwin, Jane Webb

46. Milton the Monster (1965–1967)
Episode: Monster vs. Mobster/Martians Meet Their Match/Witch Crafty

Animation, Comedy, Family

Two mobsters kidnap Milton. Fearless Fly battles the Martians. Witches holding their annual convention catch Heebie and Jeebie spying on them.

Director: Hal Seeger | Star: Bob McFadden

47. Flashforward (2009–2010)
Episode: No More Good Days (2009)

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

8.4
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On what seems to be a day like any other, everyone on Earth blacks out at the same moment for 2 minutes and 17 seconds. They also have a vision of where they will be or what they are doing ... See full summary »

Director: David S. Goyer | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, John Cho, Jack Davenport, Zachary Knighton

Votes: 1,024

48. The Twilight Zone (2002–2003)
Episode: The Lineman (2002)

TV-14 | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.9
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Telephone-repairman Tyler Ward is struck by lightning and gains telepathy for strong emotions.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Jeremy Piven, Olivia d'Abo, Vincent Laresca, Zeljko Ivanek

Votes: 140

49. Foyle's War (2002–2015)
Episode: The White Feather (2002)

TV-14 | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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The arrest of a young girl on a sabotage charge brings Foyle into contact with a group of English Nazi sympathizers.

Director: Jeremy Silberston | Stars: Lisa Ellis, Anthony Howell, Charles Dance, Colin Tierney

Votes: 422

50. Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (2010– )
Episode: Too Hot to Handle (2010)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Family

8.0
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P'Andor, escaped from Aggregor, now wants help to escape his encapsulating suit, but Kevin's the first to perceive that that's a fatally bad idea.

Director: Matt Youngberg | Stars: Yuri Lowenthal, Ashley Johnson, Greg Cipes, Dee Bradley Baker

Votes: 14