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1. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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93 Metascore

A mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.

Writer: Paul Schrader | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

2. 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

3. Little Fockers (2010)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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27 Metascore

Family-patriarch Jack Byrnes wants to appoint a successor. Does his son-in-law, the male nurse Greg Focker have what it takes?

Writers: John Hamburg, Larry Stuckey, Greg Glienna, Mary Ruth Clarke | Director: Paul Weitz | Stars: Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson

4. Half Nelson (2006)

R | 106 min | Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.

Writers: Ryan Fleck, Anna Boden | Director: Ryan Fleck | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Anthony Mackie, Shareeka Epps, Jeff Lima

5. Lions for Lambs (2007)

R | 92 min | Drama, Thriller, War

6.2
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47 Metascore

Injuries sustained by two Army rangers behind enemy lines in Afghanistan set off a sequence of events involving a congressman, a journalist and a professor.

Writer: Matthew Michael Carnahan | Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Michael Peña

6. Colors (1988)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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66 Metascore

An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.

Writers: Michael Schiffer, Richard Di Lello | Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Maria Conchita Alonso, Randy Brooks

7. Big Fat Liar (2002)

PG | 88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.4
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36 Metascore

After a young boy's school essay erroneously finds its way into the hands of a Hollywood producer who turns the idea into a hit film, the boy travels to Los Angeles to claim his credit.

Writers: Dan Schneider, Brian Robbins | Director: Shawn Levy | Stars: Frankie Muniz, Amanda Bynes, Paul Giamatti, Amanda Detmer

8. Management (2008)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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50 Metascore

A traveling art saleswoman tries to shake off a flaky motel manager who falls for her and won't leave her alone.

Writer: Stephen Belber | Director: Stephen Belber | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Steve Zahn, Woody Harrelson, Margo Martindale

9. Men at Work (1990)

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

5.9
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Carl and James are two pleasant but unambitious garbage men. Carl has a telescope with which he observes his neighbors. One evening he sees a man giving a female neighbor a hard time. As ... See full summary »

Writer: Emilio Estevez | Director: Emilio Estevez | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Leslie Hope, Keith David

10. Bullet (1996)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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Butch "Bullet" Stein is a Jewish junkie from the mean streets of Brooklyn, is paroled after eight years in prison. Butch rips off a runner for local drug dealer, Tank, and is soon right ... See full summary »

Writers: Mickey Rourke, Bruce Rubenstein | Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Frank Senger, Adrien Brody, John Enos III

11. Blue Thunder (1983)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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The cop test pilot for an experimental police helicopter learns the sinister implications of the new vehicle.

Writers: Dan O'Bannon, Don Jakoby | Director: John Badham | Stars: Roy Scheider, Warren Oates, Candy Clark, Daniel Stern

12. Hero (I) (1992)

PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A not-so-nice man rescues passengers from a crashed airliner, only to see someone else take credit.

Writers: Laura Ziskin, Alvin Sargent, David Webb Peoples | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Geena Davis, Andy Garcia, Joan Cusack

13. Thunder in Paradise (1994– )

45 min | Adventure

5.5
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Randolph Spencer and Martin Brubaker were ex-Navy SEALS-turned-mercenaries who hired themselves out as soldiers of fortune for a very high fee. On their missions, Spence and Bru relied ... See full summary »

Creators: Michael Berk, Gregory J. Bonann, Douglas Schwartz | Stars: Hulk Hogan, Chris Lemmon, Carol Alt, Patrick Macnee

14. Heat (1986)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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Las Vegas is the backdrop for all the torrid action of heat, as Burt Reynolds plays the soft-hearted bodyguard who's out to protect his friends.

Writer: William Goldman | Directors: Dick Richards, Jerry Jameson | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Karen Young, Peter MacNicol, Howard Hesseman

15. Moving (1988)

R | 89 min | Comedy

6.1
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Arlo accepts what seems to him to be a dream promotion to Idaho. He soon discovers, however, that moving has its own share of problems.

Writer: Andy Breckman | Director: Alan Metter | Stars: Richard Pryor, Beverly Todd, Stacey Dash, Raphael Harris

16. Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)

97 min | Drama

6.9
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Ali's biggest match, his fight with the US government. A film about the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on America's greatest sportsman of the 20th century because he refused to fight in that war.

Writers: Howard L. Bingham, Shawn Slovo, Mark Wallace | Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella, Ed Begley Jr., Peter Gerety

17. Jesus' Son (1999)

R | 107 min | Drama

7.0
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76 Metascore

A young man turns from drug addiction and petty crime to a life redeemed by a discovery of compassion.

Writers: Denis Johnson, Elizabeth Cuthrell, David Urrutia, Oren Moverman | Director: Alison Maclean | Stars: Billy Crudup, Robert Michael Kelly, Torben Brooks, Dierdre Lewis

18. Betrayed (1988)

R | 127 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.3
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An FBI agent posing as a combine driver becomes romantically involved with a Midwest farmer who lives a double life as a white supremacist.

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Debra Winger, Tom Berenger, John Heard, Betsy Blair

19. Lackawanna Blues (2005 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Music

8.0
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In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.

Writer: Ruben Santiago-Hudson | Director: George C. Wolfe | Stars: S. Epatha Merkerson, Marcus Carl Franklin, Yasiin Bey, Carmen Ejogo

20. Who'll Stop the Rain (1978)

R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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Vietnam veteran Ray Hicks gets conned into helping his buddy John Converse smuggle some heroin, only to wind up on the lam with John's wife when the deal goes sour.

Writers: Robert Stone, Judith Rascoe | Director: Karel Reisz | Stars: Nick Nolte, Tuesday Weld, Michael Moriarty, Anthony Zerbe

21. True Believer (1989)

R | 108 min | Drama, Crime

6.7
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A cynical former civil liberties attorney now reduced to "specializing" in defending drug dealers becomes transformed by an eight-year-old murder case.

Writer: Wesley Strick | Director: Joseph Ruben | Stars: James Woods, Robert Downey Jr., Margaret Colin, Yuji Okumoto

22. Hood of Horror (2006)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror

4.1
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A hip hop horror anthology of three tales of terror told by the Hound of Hell (Snoop Dogg) that revolve around the residents of an inner-city neighborhood whose actions determine where they will go in the afterlife.

Creators: Jonathan McHugh, Tim Sullivan | Director: Stacy Title | Stars: Snoop Dogg, Daniella Alonso, Anson Mount, Ernie Hudson

23. The War at Home (1996)

R | 123 min | Drama

7.1
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Haunted by his experiences in the Vietnam War, a young man returns home and has trouble adjusting back to civilian life, his family and his stern father.

Writer: James Duff | Director: Emilio Estevez | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Kathy Bates, Martin Sheen, Kimberly Williams-Paisley

24. CrissCross (1992)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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Set in 1969, a twelve-year-old grows up in Key West with his mother, who is paying the bills by stripping at the local topless bar. The boy finds out about her activities and tries to ... See full summary »

Writer: Scott Sommer | Director: Chris Menges | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Arliss Howard, James Gammon, David Arnott

25. Thunder in Paradise (1993 Video)

PG | 104 min | Adventure

4.1
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Terry "Hulk" Hogan stars as R. J. "Hurricane" Spencer who is an ex-Navy S. E. A. L. and confirmed bachelor struggling to make ends meet. In order to save his superboat THUNDER (and ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Berk, Douglas Schwartz | Director: Douglas Schwartz | Stars: Hulk Hogan, Felicity Waterman, Carol Alt, Robin Weisman

26. Land of Plenty (2004)

123 min | Drama, War

6.5
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62 Metascore

A drama that investigates anxiety and disillusionment in America.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Scott Derrickson, Michael Meredith | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Michelle Williams, John Diehl, Wendell Pierce, Shaun Toub

27. Dangerously Close (1986)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Rebel without a cause or a clue at an elite but uptight High School discovers some of his classmates have formed an even more elite clique more or less hell-bent on ridding the school, and ... See full summary »

Writers: Scott Fields, Marty Ross, John Stockwell | Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: John Stockwell, J. Eddie Peck, Carey Lowell, Bradford Bancroft

28. Getting Straight (1970)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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A Vietnam vet and former social radical is conflicted by his desire to become a teacher and his sympathy with anti-establishment student protests.

Writers: Robert Kaufman, Ken Kolb | Director: Richard Rush | Stars: Elliott Gould, Candice Bergen, Robert F. Lyons, Jeff Corey

29. Borderline (1980)

PG | 97 min | Action, Drama

5.9
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Jeb Maynard is a patrolman guarding the U.S.-Mexican border, whose partner and buddy Scooter has just been murdered. Maynard knows that a smuggler of illegal aliens is responsible for ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerrold Freedman, Steve Kline | Director: Jerrold Freedman | Stars: Charles Bronson, Bruno Kirby, Bert Remsen, Michael Lerner

30. On Wings of Eagles (1986 TV Mini-Series)

300 min | Drama

6.3
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When executives from an important Texas Corporation are taken hostage during the Iranian Revolution, magnate Ross Perot launches a special unit for their rescue.

Stars: Burt Lancaster, Richard Crenna, Paul Le Mat, Jim Metzler

31. Naked Massacre (1976)

X | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.2
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A Vietnam vet terrorizes a house full of nurses.

Writers: F.G. Ranger, Denis Héroux, Clenn Wood | Director: Denis Héroux | Stars: Mathieu Carrière, Debra Berger, Christine Boisson, Myriam Boyer

32. Oyster Farmer (2004)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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51 Metascore

A love story about a young man who runs away up an isolated Australian river and gets a job with eighth generation oyster famers.

Writer: Anna Reeves | Director: Anna Reeves | Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Jim Norton, Diana Glenn, David Field

33. Enemy Territory (1987)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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An insurance salesman inadvertently gets trapped after dark in an apartment building that is terrorized by a street gang called "The Vampires."

Writers: Stuart Kaminsky, Bobby Liddell | Director: Peter Manoogian | Stars: Gary Frank, Ray Parker Jr., Jan-Michael Vincent, Frances Foster

34. The Trial of Billy Jack (1974)

PG | 170 min | Action, Drama, Music

4.6
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After Billy Jack in sentenced to four years in prison for the "involuntary manslaughter" of the first film, the Freedom School expands and flourishes under the guidance of Jean Roberts. The... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor | Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, Victor Izay, Teresa Kelly

35. Devil Hunter (1980)

Not Rated | 102 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

3.3
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A Vietnam veteran heads to an island inhabited by cannibals to save a kidnapped model not only from her kidnappers, but also from the cannibals' lurking Devil god.

Writers: Julián Esteban, Jesús Franco | Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Ursula Buchfellner, Al Cliver, Antonio Mayans, Antonio de Cabo

36. First Love, Last Rites (1997)

R | 94 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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Joey and Sissel are two misfits spending most of their time together talking or having sex. Gradually and slowly their relationships are becoming boring for them.

Writers: Ian McEwan, David Ryan, Jesse Peretz | Director: Jesse Peretz | Stars: Natasha Gregson Wagner, Giovanni Ribisi, Robert John Burke, Jeannetta Arnette

37. Le Boucher (1970)

GP | 93 min | Thriller

7.5
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An unlikely friendship between a dour, working class butcher and a repressed schoolteacher coincides with a grisly series of Ripper-type murders in a provincial French town.

Writer: Claude Chabrol | Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Stéphane Audran, Jean Yanne, Antonio Passalia, Pascal Ferone

38. Steele Justice (1987)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama

4.4
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Steele is ex-cop and Vietnam vet who is determined to bring down Kwan, former South Vietnamese general and now rich and powerful drug lord.

Writer: Robert Boris | Director: Robert Boris | Stars: Sela Ward, Martin Kove, Ronny Cox, Bernie Casey

39. Semper Fi (2001 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Action

5.2
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Cliff Truckee refuses a privileged start in life at a top college while other young men are enlisting. On the bus out of Chicago he meets a girl on her way to join the Marines, falls in ... See full summary »

Writer: Jim Uhls | Director: Michael W. Watkins | Stars: Scott Bairstow, Steve Burton, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Alex Burns

40. Nam's Angels (1970)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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Hell's Angels vs. the Viet Cong!

Writer: Alan Caillou | Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: William Smith, Bernie Hamilton, Adam Roarke, Houston Savage

41. Step Into Liquid (2003)

PG | 88 min | Documentary, Sport

7.5
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72 Metascore

Surfers and secret spots from around the world are profiled in this documentary.

Writer: Dana Brown | Director: Dana Brown | Stars: Laird John Hamilton, Layne Beachley, Dan Malloy, Robert August

42. Five Loose Women (1974)

R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.7
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Five inmates break out of a women's prison. Four of them are hardened convicts, but one is a girl who was convicted for a crime she didn't commit. As the authorities chase them down, the ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen C. Apostolof, Edward D. Wood Jr. | Director: Stephen C. Apostolof | Stars: Jabie Abercrombe, Rene Bond, Tallie Cochrane, Donna Young

43. Diplomatic Immunity (I) (1991)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama

4.5
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Cole Hickel, a Marine, pursues his daughter's killer when he is allowed to go back to Paraguay because of "diplomatic immunity."

Writers: Theodore Taylor, Randall Frakes, Jim Trombetta, Richard Donn | Director: Peter Maris | Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Billy Drago, Tom Bresnahan, Fabiana Udenio

44. The Doe Boy (2001)

85 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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A Cherokee boy is a haemophiliac in a culture obsessed with blood identity.

Writer: Randy Redroad | Director: Randy Redroad | Stars: James Duval, Kevin Anderson, Andrew J. Ferchland, Jeri Arredondo

45. Thunder in Paradise II (1994 Video)

PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure

4.2
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Kelly is whisked off into Prince Aramour's harem and given to his enemy as tribute in this romantic tale of capture and rescue.

Writer: Tom Greene | Director: Douglas Schwartz | Stars: Hulk Hogan, Chris Lemmon, Carol Alt, Ashley Gorrell

46. Ted & Venus (1991)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.8
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Ted Whitley is a poet who is stalking the woman of his dreams, Linda Turner. She was volunteering at a community resource project when he came in to find out about low cost housing.

Writers: Paul Ciotti, Bud Cort, William Martens | Director: Bud Cort | Stars: Bud Cort, James Brolin, Kim Adams, Carol Kane

47. Gordon's War (1973)

R | 90 min | Adventure, Crime

6.4
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Four Vietnam Vets go to war against the drug dealers and pimps of Harlem.

Writers: Howard Friedlander, Ed Spielman | Director: Ossie Davis | Stars: Paul Winfield, Carl Lee, David Downing, Tony King

48. Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 (2008)

PG | 105 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

7.2
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79 Metascore

On November 23, 1968, Yale and Harvard's undefeated football teams met in Cambridge, with Yale heavily favored. Contemporary interviews with 30 men who played that day mix with game footage... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Rafferty | Stars: Don Gillis, Bruce Freeman, Ted Skowronski, Ted Livingston

49. Chrome Soldiers (1992 TV Movie)

R | Action, Drama

4.4
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Five ex-soldiers go to a small town in Oregon to help a friend investigate the murder of his brother.

Writers: Ross LaManna, John McCormick, Nick Randall | Director: Thomas J. Wright | Stars: Gary Busey, Ray Sharkey, William Atherton, Norm Skaggs

50. Ministry of Vengeance (1989)

R | 96 min | Action, Thriller

3.3
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Minister's family is killed by Arab terrorists, he takes revenge.

Writers: Randal Patrick, Mervyn Emeryys, Brian D. Jeffries, Ann Narus | Director: Peter Maris | Stars: Ken Abraham, Ned Beatty, Brodie Greer, George Kennedy