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1. Fargo (2014– )
TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, North Dakota
2. The Iceman (2012)
R | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters have any clue about his real profession.
Votes: 55,290 | Gross: $1.94M
3. Super 8 (2011)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi
During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.
Votes: 286,675 | Gross: $126.98M
4. Zodiac (2007)
R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, History
A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.
Votes: 299,631 | Gross: $33.05M
5. Argo (2012)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.
Votes: 450,877 | Gross: $136.02M
6. Sinister (I) (2012)
R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery
Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s.
Votes: 154,122 | Gross: $48.06M
7. Carrie (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror
Carrie White, a shy, friendless 17 year-old girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.
8. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy
With the '70s behind him, San Diego's top-rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Votes: 130,656 | Gross: $2.18M
9. Christine (1983)
R | 110 min | Action, Drama, Horror
A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it.
Votes: 50,026 | Gross: $21.20M
10. Kingpin (1996)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Sport
A star bowler whose career was prematurely "cut off" hopes to ride a new prodigy to success and riches.
Votes: 63,227 | Gross: $24.94M
11. Ray (I) (2004)
PG-13 | 152 min | Biography, Drama, Music
The story of the life and career of the legendary rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles, from his humble beginnings in the South, where he went blind at age seven, to his meteoric rise to stardom during the 1950s and 1960s.
Votes: 110,024 | Gross: $75.31M
12. End of Days (1999)
R | 121 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
At the end of the century, Satan visits New York in search of a bride. It's up to an ex-cop who now runs an elite security outfit to stop him.
Votes: 89,276 | Gross: $66.86M
13. Behind the Candelabra (2013 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
14. The Fog (1980)
R | 89 min | Fantasy, Horror
Legend says that Antonio Bay was built in 1880 with blood money obtained from shipwrecked lepers which no one believes. On the eve of the town's centennial, many plan to attend the celebrations, including the murdered lepers.
Votes: 46,289 | Gross: $21.38M
15. Private Parts (1997)
R | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The autobiographical story of Howard Stern, the radio rebel who is now also a TV personality, an author and a movie star.
Votes: 29,304 | Gross: $41.20M
16. The Company You Keep (2012)
R | 125 min | Drama, Thriller
A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity.
Votes: 26,015 | Gross: $5.13M
17. Zombie (1979)
R | 91 min | Horror
Strangers looking for a woman's father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately searches for the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead.
18. Senna (2010)
PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.
Votes: 45,742 | Gross: $1.61M
19. The Villain (1979)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Western
"Cactus" Jack Slade (Douglas) is the meanest bad man in the west or so he thinks. When a bank robbery goes awry, he lands in jail facing a hangman's noose! When the corrupt owner of the ... See full summary »
20. Maniac (1980)
R | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A psychopath, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in New York City, kills young women and takes their scalps as his trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in a photographer, and end his killing spree?
21. Scavenger Hunt (1979)
PG | 116 min | Comedy
To inherit a fortune, various addressees of a will must compete in a wild scavenger hunt to collect selected items, but cannot be simply bought.
22. The Warriors (2005 Video Game)
M | Action, Crime, Thriller
The Warriors are a gang from Coney Island. They go to the biggest gang leader's meeting under a truce. But all doesn't go well as the gang leader is shot and killed. Framed for this murder,... See full summary »
23. Any Day Now (2012)
R | 98 min | Drama, Romance
In the 1970s, a gay couple fights a biased legal system to keep custody of the abandoned mentally handicapped teenager that comes to live under their roof.
Votes: 4,722 | Gross: $0.20M
24. Nightmare City (1980)
88 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside.
25. I Believe in Miracles (2015)
104 min | Documentary, Sport
The story of the history-making Nottingham Forest team that won back-to-back European Cups in 1979 and 1980, led by the mercurial Brian Clough and his assistant Peter Taylor.
26. Next Time I'll Aim for the Heart (2014)
111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
For several months during 1978-1979 inhabitants of Oise region live in fright and terror as a serial killer disturbs the peace and quiet.
Votes: 1,379 | Gross: $0.00M
27. The O.J. Simpson Story (1995 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 97 min | Biography, Drama
Dramatizes some of the more tawdry events in the relationship between O.J. Simpson and his wife, Nicole Brown, up to and including his arrest for Brown's murder.
29. Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
Unrated | 101 min | Horror
A tough female reporter and her cameraman boyfriend team up with a four-man commando unit in the New Guinea jungle whom are fighting flesh-eating zombies.
30. Cutlass (2007)
16 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
When Robin's daughter Lacy wants to buy an expensive guitar, Robin reminisces about the days when she was a teenager, asking her dad for her first car, an Olds Cutlass Supreme.
31. My American Uncle (1980)
PG | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Prof. Henri Laborit uses the stories of the lives of three people to discuss behaviorist theories of survival, combat, rewards and punishment, and anxiety. René is a technical manager at a ... See full summary »
32. Clandestine Childhood (2011)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama
Juan lives in clandestinity. Just like his mum, his dad and his adored uncle Beto, outside his home he has another name. At school, Juan is known as Ernesto. And he meets María, who only ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,780 | Gross: $0.01M
33. The Silent Scream (1979)
R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller
During her first semester at college, a co-ed finds housing at a seaside mansion where, following the death of a fellow-student, she becomes entangled in a murder mystery surrounding the property and it's secretive tenants.
35. Strawberry and Chocolate (1993)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This Oscar nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites, one gay, the other straight, one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist, one suspicious, the other accepting, and how they come to love each other.
Votes: 4,177 | Gross: $2.08M
36. Dinah! (1974– )
90 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
Dinah's show premiered 9 September 1974 and continued through to 4 September 1981. She started out the 70's with Dinah's Place which usually featured one guest and was more of a home ... See full summary »
37. The Third Generation (1979)
111 min | Comedy, Crime
A mogul merrily funds terrorists to boost his computer sales, by panicking West German government and industry c. 1980, as the third generation of Western European left-wing activists forms... See full summary »
39. Tales from the Golden Age (2009)
Not Rated | 155 min | Comedy, History
Several urban legends of Communist Romania are dramatized.
40. The Real Bruce Lee (1973)
93 min | Documentary, Action, Biography
He's back. An early Bruce Lee film found in the Chinese archives, and introducing the new sensation Dragon Lee, and Bruce Li. The complete fury of martial arts as never before..
41. Mysterious Island of Beautiful Women (1979 TV Movie)
100 min | Adventure
Some men in a plane land on an uncharted island. They discover that it's inhabited by women. Women who don't trust men. They try to get them to help them.
42. Our Nixon (2013)
84 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
Never before seen Super 8 home movies filmed by Richard Nixon's closest aides - and convicted Watergate conspirators - offer a surprising and intimate new look into his Presidency.
Votes: 468 | Gross: $0.02M
43. Les interdits (2013)
101 min | Adventure, Drama, History
1979. Carole and Jerome are 20 and go on tour in Odessa, behind the Iron Curtain. They are cousins and pretend engaged. The day as tourists, they visit monuments and museums. In the evening... See full summary »
44. God's Country (1985 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
Original footage of the prosperous farming community of Glencoe Minnesota, 60 miles west of Minneapolis, was filmed in 1979 for a PBS documentary. But for the next six years Malle was too ... See full summary »
45. A Matter of Sex (1984 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, Drama, History
Dramatization of the true story of the so-called Willmar Eight, a group of Minnesota bank workers who braved freezing conditions whilst picketing their branch in a struggle for union rights.
47. The Calm (1980 TV Movie)
81 min | Drama
Filmed in 1976 and shelved for five years. A young man in his twenties leaves prison after a three-year sentence. He wants to start a new life in a place where he is not known and dreams ... See full summary »
48. Sus (I) (2010)
91 min | Drama
1979: Election Night - A police interview room. Delroy's pregnant wife has been found dead in a pool of blood and he is brought in as the chief suspect. He is interrogated by D.S. Karn, a ... See full summary »
49. The Magic of David Copperfield II (1979 TV Special)
50 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
This is the second CBS Copperfield TV special, introduced by the host Bill Bixby, but is still titled "THE MAGIC OF DAVID COPPERFIELD", without the number "II" with which is better known. ... See full summary »