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1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Votes: 1,710,495 | Gross: $28.34M

2. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)

R | 100 min | Action, Thriller

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Casey Ryback hops on a Colorado to LA train to start a vacation with his niece. Early into the trip, terrorists board the train and use it as a mobile HQ to hijack a top secret destructive US satellite.

Director: Geoff Murphy | Stars: Steven Seagal, Eric Bogosian, Everett McGill, Katherine Heigl

Votes: 36,241 | Gross: $50.02M

3. Bad Boys (1995)

R | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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41 Metascore

Two hip detectives protect a murder witness while investigating a case of stolen heroin.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Lisa Boyle, Michael Taliferro

Votes: 174,185 | Gross: $65.81M

4. Commando (1985)

R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.7
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A retired elite Black Ops Commando launches a one man war against a group of South American criminals who have kidnapped his daughter to blackmail him into starting a revolution and getting an exiled dictator back into power.

Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rae Dawn Chong, Dan Hedaya, Vernon Wells

Votes: 112,917

5. Paris, Texas (1984)

R | 147 min | Drama

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Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Sam Berry

Votes: 50,614

6. Disclosure (1994)

R | 128 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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58 Metascore

A computer specialist is sued for sexual harassment by a former lover turned boss who initiated the act forcefully, which threatens both his career and his personal life.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Michael Douglas, Demi Moore, Donald Sutherland, Caroline Goodall

Votes: 36,917 | Gross: $83.00M

7. The Specialist (1994)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.5
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A woman entices a bomb expert she's involved with into destroying the mafia that killed her family.

Director: Luis Llosa | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, James Woods, Rod Steiger

Votes: 50,595 | Gross: $57.36M

8. Damage (1992)

R | 111 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A member of Parliament falls passionately in love with his son's fiancée despite the dangers of discovery.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Juliette Binoche, Miranda Richardson, Rupert Graves

Votes: 12,326 | Gross: $7.53M

9. Vision Quest (1985)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.5
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A high school wrestler in Spokane, Washington has trouble focusing on his training regimen when a beautiful young drifter takes up temporary residence at his home.

Director: Harold Becker | Stars: Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Schoeffling, Ronny Cox

Votes: 6,287

10. Hudson Hawk (1991)

R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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17 Metascore

A cat burglar is forced to steal Da Vinci works of art for a world domination plot.

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, Andie MacDowell, James Coburn

Votes: 43,718 | Gross: $17.22M

11. Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995–1996)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.6
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A teenage boy finds himself recruited as a member of an elite team of pilots by his father.

Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Spike Spencer

Votes: 27,189

12. Raw Deal (1986)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

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A former FBI agent turned small-town sheriff agrees to help the FBI chief infiltrate the Chicago mafia when the FBI chief's son is killed by them.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kathryn Harrold, Sam Wanamaker, Paul Shenar

Votes: 23,229 | Gross: $16.21M

13. Repo Man (1984)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi

6.9
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75 Metascore

Young punk Otto becomes a repo man after helping to steal a car, and stumbles into a world of wackiness as a result.

Director: Alex Cox | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Emilio Estevez, Tracey Walter, Olivia Barash

Votes: 25,578

14. Birdy (1984)

R | 120 min | Drama, War

7.3
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After two friends return home from the Vietnam War one becomes mentally unstable and obsesses with becoming a bird.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Matthew Modine, Nicolas Cage, John Harkins, Sandy Baron

Votes: 17,548

15. Plunkett & Macleane (1999)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.4
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44 Metascore

Will Plunkett and Captain James Macleane, two men from different ends of the social spectrum in 18th-century England, enter a gentlemen's agreement: They decide to rid the aristocrats of ... See full summary »

Director: Jake Scott | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Jonny Lee Miller, Iain Robertson, Ken Stott

Votes: 8,645 | Gross: $0.47M

16. The Boys in the Band (1970)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Tempers fray and true selves are revealed when a heterosexual is accidentally invited to a homosexual party.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Kenneth Nelson, Peter White, Leonard Frey, Frederick Combs

Votes: 2,873

17. V.I. Warshawski (1991)

R | 89 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

4.8
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A female PI babysitting for a boyfriend gets stuck with his daughter and the case of her murdered father.

Director: Jeff Kanew | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Jay O. Sanders, Charles Durning, Angela Goethals

Votes: 3,967 | Gross: $11.13M

18. Tetsuo II: Body Hammer (1992)

R | 83 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Sequel to "Tetsuo" this time has the Iron Man transforming into cyberkinetic gun when a gang of vicious skinheads kidnap his son. When the skinheads capture him, they begin to experiment on... See full summary »

Director: Shin'ya Tsukamoto | Stars: Tomorowo Taguchi, Shin'ya Tsukamoto, Nobu Kanaoka, Sujin Kim

Votes: 3,097 | Gross: $0.00M

19. Beautiful People (1999)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.7
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79 Metascore

In London, during October 1993, England is playing Holland in the preliminaries of the World Cup. The Bosnian War is at its height, and refugees from the ex-Yugoslavia are arriving. ... See full summary »

Director: Jasmin Dizdar | Stars: Thomas Goodridge, Faruk Pruti, Tony Peters, Dado Jehan

Votes: 2,212 | Gross: $0.26M

20. Shake Hands with the Devil: The Journey of Roméo Dallaire (2004)

90 min | Documentary

8.2
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80 Metascore

The story of Canadian Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire, and his controversial command of the United Nations mission to Rwanda during the 1994 genocide.

Director: Peter Raymont | Stars: Gerry Caplan, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Roméo Dallaire

Votes: 922

21. Interrogation (2005– )

60 min | Crime

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Interrogation is a 13-part series that, each week, tells a completely different crime story. Interrogation is described by the producers as a "guerilla drama".

Stars: Luanne Gordon, Scott Wills, Toni Potter, Claire Chitham

Votes: 6

22. Temptation of a Monk (1993)

118 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Near the beginning of the Tang dynasty, in 7th century China, General Shi Yan-sheng is tricked into leaving the crown prince unguarded. The crown prince is murdered by one of his brothers ... See full summary »

Director: Clara Law | Stars: Joan Chen, Hsing-Kuo Wu, Fengyi Zhang, Ming-yang Li

Votes: 285

23. Mike King Tonight (2003– )

25 min

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Star: Rajeev Varma

24. The Darkness (2000 TV Short)

43 min | Action, Short, Thriller

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Directors: Andrew Bauer, Matthew Bauer, Marc Burrage | Stars: Marc Burrage, Michael Bailey, Mark Williamson, Rachel Clements

Votes: 14

25. This Is Paintball (2012 TV Mini-Series)

20 min | Comedy

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Captain of team Bravo goes head to head with his arch nemesis to win the famous Annual Paintball Elimination Competition (The APEC).

Stars: Ben McCarthy, Sovannara Lu, Victoria Ransom, Phil Janssen