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1. Dune (1984)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis, Leonardo Cimino

Votes: 102,184 | Gross: $27.40M

2. Oasis (2017 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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A Scottish chaplain embarks on an epic journey through space. "Oasis" is based on Michel Faber's 'The Book of Strange New Things'.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Richard Madden, Anil Kapoor, Antje Traue, Mark Addy

Votes: 3,255

3. 127 Hours (2010)

R | 94 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

An adventurous mountain climber becomes trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone near Moab, Utah and resorts to desperate measures in order to survive.

Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara, Sean Bott

Votes: 296,322 | Gross: $18.33M

4. Jericho (2006–2008)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A small town in Kansas is literally left in the dark after seeing a mushroom cloud over near-by Denver, Colorado. The townspeople struggle to find answers about the blast and solutions on how to survive.

Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Lennie James, Ashley Scott, Kenneth Mitchell

Votes: 49,354

5. Rango (2011)

PG | 107 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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75 Metascore

Rango is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff.

Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Timothy Olyphant, Abigail Breslin

Votes: 195,991 | Gross: $123.21M

6. Dune (2000– )

Unrated | 265 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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A three-part miniseries on politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah. Based on Frank Herbert's classic science fiction novel.

Stars: William Hurt, Alec Newman, Giancarlo Giannini, Uwe Ochsenknecht

Votes: 15,537

7. Jean de Florette (1986)

PG | 120 min | Drama

8.1
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A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Elisabeth Depardieu

Votes: 20,726 | Gross: $4.94M

8. Solarbabies (1986)

PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.8
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In a post-apocalyptic future ruled by the military, a group of renegade teenage orphans find a legendary orb, Bohdai, that can supposedly bring the rain back to dried up Earth.

Director: Alan Johnson | Stars: Richard Jordan, Jami Gertz, Jason Patric, Lukas Haas

Votes: 3,356 | Gross: $1.58M

9. Fortress of War (2010)

138 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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A war drama set during the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941, in which Soviet troops held on to a border stronghold for nine days.

Director: Aleksandr Kott | Stars: Aleksey Kopashov, Andrey Merzlikin, Pavel Derevyanko, Aleksandr Korshunov

Votes: 7,019

10. Young Ones (2014)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.9
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47 Metascore

Set in the future when water is hard to find, a teenage boy sets out to protect his family and survive.

Director: Jake Paltrow | Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Shannon, Elle Fanning

Votes: 7,810

11. The Last Days (2013)

100 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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2013. A mysterious epidemic spreads across the planet; humanity develops an irrational fear of open spaces which causes death within seconds. Soon, the entire global populace is trapped ... See full summary »

Directors: David Pastor, Àlex Pastor | Stars: Quim Gutiérrez, José Coronado, Marta Etura, Leticia Dolera

Votes: 6,258

12. También la lluvia (2010)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama, History

7.5
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69 Metascore

As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.

Director: Icíar Bollaín | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Luis Tosar, Karra Elejalde, Juan Carlos Aduviri

Votes: 10,548 | Gross: $0.56M

13. Chato's Land (1972)

PG | 100 min | Western

6.7
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In 1870s New Mexico, a half-breed kills a bigoted sheriff in self-defense but the posse that eventually hunts him finds itself in dangerous territory.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Jack Palance, James Whitmore, Simon Oakland

Votes: 3,638

14. Sleep Dealer (2008)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.9
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59 Metascore

The near future. Like tomorrow. In a world marked by closed borders, corporate warriors, and a global computer network, three strangers risk their lives to connect, break through the barriers of technology, and unseal their fates.

Director: Alex Rivera | Stars: Leonor Varela, Jacob Vargas, Luis Fernando Peña, Metztli Adamina

Votes: 5,892 | Gross: $0.08M

15. The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2013)

120 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.8
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67 Metascore

About a series of unsolved disappearances on the Galapagos Island of Floreana in the 1930s.

Directors: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Sebastian Koch, Thomas Kretschmann, Diane Kruger

Votes: 997 | Gross: $0.25M

16. The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)

Unrated | 99 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance

7.2
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When the U.S. and Russia unwittingly test atomic bombs at the same time, it alters the nutation (axis of rotation) of the Earth.

Director: Val Guest | Stars: Edward Judd, Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Michael Goodliffe

Votes: 3,569

17. Tian bian yi duo yun (2005)

112 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

6.6
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45 Metascore

Hsiao-Kang, now working as a pornographic actor, meets Shiang-chyi once again. Meanwhile, the city of Taipei faces a water shortage that makes the sales of watermelons skyrocket.

Director: Ming-liang Tsai | Stars: Kang-sheng Lee, Shiang-chyi Chen, Yi-Ching Lu, Kuei-Mei Yang

Votes: 4,030

18. The Exterminators of the Year 3000 (1983)

R | 103 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.3
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In the year 3000, the Earth has turned into a desert after nuclear war. A group of survivors runs out of water, so they need to search for the valuable water, but it will not be easy because other group also wants to get it at any cost.

Director: Giuliano Carnimeo | Stars: Robert Iannucci, Alicia Moro, Luciano Pigozzi, Eduardo Fajardo

Votes: 645

19. A Town Like Alice (1956)

117 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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A newly wealthy English woman returns to Malaya to build a well for the villagers who helped her during war. Thinking back, she recalls the Australian man who made a great sacrifice to aid her and her fellow prisoners of war.

Director: Jack Lee | Stars: Virginia McKenna, Peter Finch, Kenji Takaki, Tran Van Khe

Votes: 1,030

20. Stay Filthy, Cali (2015– )

2 min | Short, Comedy

8.2
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Non-traditional PSA web-series in the form of six short raunchy comedic vignettes made to raise awareness of the water shortage in California. In each episode, the narrator (Bruce Campbell) encourages the viewers to stop wasting water.

Stars: Bruce Campbell, Cerina Vincent, Annika Marks, Mike Estes

Votes: 15

21. Blind Sun (2015)

88 min | Horror, Mystery

5.5
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Greece. Sometime in the near future. A seaside resort struck by a heavy heat wave. Water is rare and violence is mounting. Ashraf, a solitary immigrant, is looking after a villa while its ... See full summary »

Director: Joyce A. Nashawati | Stars: Ziad Bakri, Mimi Denissi, Louis-Do de Lencquesaing, Yannis Stankoglou

Votes: 186

22. Al-ard (1969)

130 min | Drama

8.3
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A small peasant village's struggles against the careless inroads of the large local landowner, The Land shows why political oppression does not necessarily lead to a sense of solidarity among the disinherited.

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Hamdy Ahmed, Yehia Chahine, Ezzat El Alaili, Tawfik El Deken

Votes: 796

23. Apache Drums (1951)

Approved | 76 min | Western

6.2
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A gambler is thrown out of a western town, but returns when the town is suddenly threatened by a band of marauding Apaches.

Director: Hugo Fregonese | Stars: Stephen McNally, Coleen Gray, Willard Parker, Arthur Shields

Votes: 441

24. Uma História de Amor e Fúria (2013)

98 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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Revolves around the love between an immortal hero and Janaína, the woman he has been in love with for 600 years, through Brazil's colonization, slavery, military regime and the future, in 2096, in the midst of wars for water.

Directors: Luiz Bolognesi, Jean Cullen De Moura, Marcelo Fernandes De Moura | Stars: Selton Mello, Camila Pitanga, Rodrigo Santoro

Votes: 938

25. New Eden (1994 TV Movie)

R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.3
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Prisoners are dumped on a sand planet dubbed Earth 21-523 where most are immediately killed by the sand people and the remainder struggle for existence. That is until a new prisoner arrives... See full summary »

Director: Alan Metzger | Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Lisa Bonet, Tobin Bell, Michael Bowen

Votes: 292

26. Ten Who Dared (1960)

92 min | Adventure, Family, Western

5.7
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Major John Wesley Powell leads an expedition through the Grand Canyon to chart the Colorado River.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Brian Keith, John Beal, James Drury, R.G. Armstrong

Votes: 134

27. Absurdistan (2008)

88 min | Comedy

6.8
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An allegorical comedy centered on two childhood sweethearts who seem destined for one another until the women of their isolated village, angered by male indifference toward the water ... See full summary »

Director: Veit Helmer | Stars: Max Mauff, Kristýna Podzimková, Nino Chkheidze, Ivane Ivantbelidze

Votes: 1,471 | Gross: $0.04M

28. Badlands 2005 (1988 TV Movie)

48 min | Sci-Fi

6.3
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In 1995 a severe drought forced Americans to flee the West for the cities. Water became more precious than gold. Now in 2005, settlers are coming back, meeting new challenges, and age-old ... See full summary »

Director: George Miller | Stars: Lewis Smith, Miguel Ferrer, Sharon Stone, Caitlin O'Heaney

Votes: 24

29. Earth 2100 (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Follows the account of Lucy, who is born into a society where people are desperate for natural resources, while the global temperature and population are highly increasing.

Director: Rudy Bednar | Stars: Jameel Ahmad, Janine Benyus, Malcolm Bowman, Reinhard Buetikofer

Votes: 930

30. Haunts of the Very Rich (1972 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A group of wealthy but secretly very troubled people travel to an island resort but find themselves wondering about their existences after a while.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Cloris Leachman, Edward Asner, Anne Francis

Votes: 250

31. The Cowboy and the Indians (1949)

Approved | 68 min | Western

6.6
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Evil Indian Agent Richards is cheating the Indians into starvation. Gene shows that their raids are only for survival.

Director: John English | Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Sheila Ryan, Frank Richards

Votes: 100

32. One Peace at a Time (2009)

83 min | Documentary

7.2
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Filmed in 20 countries, with the insights of Nobel Laureates: Muhammad Yunus (Nobel Peace Prize), Steve Chu (Nobel Prize Physics and President Obama's Secretary of Energy) & Desmond Tutu (... See full summary »

Director: Turk Pipkin | Stars: Donna Berber, Philip Berber, Caroline Boudreaux, Steve Chu

Votes: 59 | Gross: $0.01M

33. Back in the Saddle (1941)

Not Rated | 73 min | Western

6.2
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After Gene discovers copper on his ranch, Bennett tries to get control of the fortune by framing him in a jail-break.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Mary Lee, Edward Norris

Votes: 114

34. Pumzi (2009)

21 min | Short, Sci-Fi

7.4
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A sci-fi film about Africa in the future, 35 years after World War III, the water war.

Director: Wanuri Kahiu | Stars: Chantelle Burger, Freddy Djanabia, Anton David Jeftha, Kudzani Moswela

Votes: 200

35. Tian qiao bu jian le (2002)

25 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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A girl (Shiang-chyi Chen) looks for a street vendor in Taipei. But she can't find him since the Skywalk is Gone.

Director: Ming-liang Tsai | Stars: Shiang-chyi Chen, Kang-sheng Lee, Yi-Ching Lu

Votes: 590

36. A Fountain for Susan (1999)

98 min | Comedy, Romance

3.2
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A romantic music comedy located in exotic African scenery.

Director: Dusan Rapos | Stars: Eva Vejmelková, Alessandro Coari, Ibrahim Maiga, Marián Labuda

Votes: 168

37. The Sand Storm (2014)

9 min | Short, Sci-Fi

5.8
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In a dystopian future, water is running short. A man has taken to smuggling water to keep it in supply.

Director: Jason Wishnow | Stars: Hu Jianing, Peter Le, Sophia McKinnon, Li Ning

Votes: 49

38. Chains (III) (2009)

10 min | Short, Sci-Fi

4.9
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The place is an underground society of approximately two hundred humans calling themselves the rubbish dwellers, whose existence is much more bleak than the golden ones who live above ... See full summary »

Director: Sharon Lewis | Stars: Rachael Crawford, Awaovieyi Agie, Melanie Nicholls-King, Tanya Fraser

Votes: 15

39. The Last Drop of Water (1911)

18 min | Short, Western

5.8
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A wagon train heading west across the great desert runs out of water, and is attacked by Indians. One man -- their last hope -- is sent out to find water.

Director: D.W. Griffith | Stars: Blanche Sweet, Charles West, Robert Harron, Dell Henderson

Votes: 165

40. Puisque nous sommes nés (2008)

90 min | Documentary

7.7
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One day, in the impoverished Brazil of the Nordeste, a boy told us with a smile, "I don't have anything, all I have is my life." These words had a lasting effect on us. Where do people who ... See full summary »

Directors: Jean-Pierre Duret, Andrea Santana

Votes: 46

41. When the Last Tree Dies (2013)

27 min | Documentary, Short

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A low budget documentary film about the water crisis in the North China Plain. It depicts the devastating consequences of water scarcity exacerbated by pollution. The film follows a group ... See full summary »

Directors: Zhang Lynn, Han Ying Shirley

42. Vozvrashchenie so zvyozd (1982 TV Short)

4 min | Animation, Short, Sci-Fi

6.8
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The crew of a star-ship returning from space voyage to Earth after more that 300 years which passed on Earth finds their home plant completely drained of water.

Director: Aleksandr Tatarskiy

Votes: 6

43. Professor Balthazar (1967–1977)
Episode: Amadeusove usi (1977)

10 min | Animation, Short, Family

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Amadeus is able to repair any machine just by listening to it running. With his sensitive hearing he is able to tell three days in advance when the rain is coming. When the city is ... See full summary »

Director: Ante Zaninovic | Stars: Nada Agbaba, Erik Schumann

44. 2 Broke Girls (2011– )
Episode: And the Break-Up Scene (2011)

Not Rated | 22 min | Comedy

7.2
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Caroline thinks she's doing Max a favor when she takes it upon herself to facilitate her break-up with Robbie.

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Garrett Morris, Jonathan Kite

Votes: 577

45. Foncouverte (1965– )
Episode: Episode #1.14 (1965)

13 min | Drama

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Director: Robert Guez | Stars: Jean-Louis Bras, Fabian Cevallos, Paul Demange, Yvon Dorval

46. Foncouverte (1965– )
Episode: Episode #1.16 (1965)

13 min | Drama

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Director: Robert Guez | Stars: Jean-Louis Bras, Fabian Cevallos, Paul Demange, Yvon Dorval

47. Foncouverte (1965– )
Episode: Episode #1.18 (1965)

13 min | Drama

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Director: Robert Guez | Stars: Fabian Cevallos, Paul Demange, Ginette Fellous, Raoul Guylad

48. Foncouverte (1965– )
Episode: Episode #1.19 (1965)

13 min | Drama

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Director: Robert Guez | Stars: Jean-Louis Bras, Paul Demange, Yvon Dorval, Ginette Fellous

49. Foncouverte (1965– )
Episode: Episode #1.20 (1965)

13 min | Drama

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Director: Robert Guez | Stars: Jean-Louis Bras, Fabian Cevallos, Paul Demange, Yvon Dorval

50. Foncouverte (1965– )
Episode: Episode #1.21 (1965)

13 min | Drama

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Director: Robert Guez | Stars: Jean-Louis Bras, Fabian Cevallos, Paul Demange, Yvon Dorval