MY MOST WANTED MOVIES NOT AVAILABLE ON DVD

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1. Welcome Home (1989)

R | 96 min | Drama

Jake died in Vietnam; his family mourned him, then moved on. When he reappears, quite alive, the question is, what must he do and how will his family respond to him?

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, JoBeth Williams, Sam Waterston, Brian Keith

Votes: 276 | Gross: $1.03M

2. Let's Get Harry (1986)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure

When Columbian revolutionaries kidnap an American engineer, his brother and friends, faced with official inaction, hire a mercenary and mount the rescue operation themselves.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Michael Schoeffling, Thomas F. Wilson, Fidel Abrego, Jere Burns

Votes: 1,037 | Gross: $0.14M

3. My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys (1991)

PG | 106 min | Drama, Western

A rodeo rider decides to quit his line of work after a serious injury, but when he visits his family and finds out that his dad is not well, he'll have to risk it one more time.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Scott Glenn, Kate Capshaw, Ben Johnson, Tess Harper

Votes: 438 | Gross: $3.60M

4. The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (1981)

PG | 112 min | Drama, Music

A small town stud wants to go to Nashville and be a big country star. His ambitious kid sister works as his manager. When they cross paths with a small town sheriff, their dream comes in jeopardy.

Director: Ron Maxwell | Stars: Kristy McNichol, Dennis Quaid, Mark Hamill, Sunny Johnson

Votes: 781 | Gross: $14.92M

5. Chrome Soldiers (1992 TV Movie)

R | Action, Drama

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

Director: Thomas J. Wright | Stars: Gary Busey, Ray Sharkey, William Atherton, Norm Skaggs

Votes: 182

6. Long Gone (1987 TV Movie)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Story of the Tampico Stogies, a low minor-league baseball team, and its star player and manager, Stud' Cantrell, as they battle for the league championship amidst the corruption and racism of the American south.

Director: Martin Davidson | Stars: William Petersen, Virginia Madsen, Dermot Mulroney, Larry Riley

Votes: 877

7. Dead Solid Perfect (1988 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama, Sport

Randy Quaid stars as Kenny Lee, a talented but underachieving pro golfer trying to break through on the tour while learning that the most important things in life go far beyond the game.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Randy Quaid, Kathryn Harrold, Jack Warden, Corinne Bohrer

Votes: 441

8. Keep the Change (1992 TV Movie)

M | 95 min | Drama

Joe Starling,a failed artist,returns to his hometown in search of life's meaning and finds himself caught up in a number of predicaments not of his making. Along the way, Joe encounters ... See full summary »

Director: Andy Tennant | Stars: William Petersen, Rachel Ticotin, Lolita Davidovich, Buck Henry

Votes: 73

9. Pass the Ammo (1988)

R | 93 min | Comedy

A corrupt television preacher and his congregation are held hostage by a woman, her lover, and her two cousins in an attempt to avenge the theft of her inheritance. A quirky look at the ... See full summary »

Director: David Beaird | Stars: Bill Paxton, Linda Kozlowski, Tim Curry, Annie Potts

Votes: 437 | Gross: $0.17M

10. Little Darlings (1980)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

45 Metascore

Two fifteen year-old girls from different sides of the tracks compete to see who will be first to lose their virginity while at camp.

Director: Ron Maxwell | Stars: Tatum O'Neal, Kristy McNichol, Armand Assante, Matt Dillon

Votes: 4,318 | Gross: $34.33M

11. The Rescue (1988)

PG | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A group of kids venture into enemy territory in an ambitious attempt to rescue their Navy Seal fathers who were captured during a failed mission in North Korea.

Director: Ferdinand Fairfax | Stars: Kevin Dillon, Christine Harnos, Edward Albert, Ellen Barber

Votes: 999 | Gross: $5.86M

12. Short Time (1990)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

When a police detective thinks he is dying and learns that his life insurance pays out more if he dies in the line of duty, he tries to make that happen.

Director: Gregg Champion | Stars: Dabney Coleman, Matt Frewer, Teri Garr, Barry Corbin

Votes: 1,836 | Gross: $4.01M

13. Passed Away (1992)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy

A bunch of eccentric relatives gather for their patriarch's funeral.

Director: Charlie Peters | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Jack Warden, William Petersen, Diana Bellamy

Votes: 1,080 | Gross: $4.03M

14. Snow Kill (1990 TV Movie)

96 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Corporate executives sent on a mountain wilderness team building trip find themselves the targets for murder and rape.

Director: Thomas J. Wright | Stars: Terence Knox, Patti D'Arbanville, Jon Cypher, Clayton Rohner

Votes: 79

15. There Goes the Neighborhood (1992)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

Willis Embry, who is a psychologist in a jail, was left by his girl-friend. He has no time to be sad about it because an old man, who is very ill, tells him something about a robbery and ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Phillips | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Catherine O'Hara, Hector Elizondo, Rhea Perlman

Votes: 948

16. The Night They Saved Christmas (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

An oil company is exploring two Arctic sites for oil. The needed blasting at the first site rocks Santa Claus' North Pole village. He realizes that any blasting at the second site will ... See full summary »

Director: Jackie Cooper | Stars: Jaclyn Smith, Art Carney, Paul Le Mat, Mason Adams

Votes: 1,031

17. The Music of Chance (1993)

R | 98 min | Drama

A thrill seeker agrees to help a shady professional gambler win a high stakes poker game. However, they lose and become captives of two eccentric rich men who decide to forcibly keep them on their remote gated ranch as indentured servants.

Director: Philip Haas | Stars: James Spader, Mandy Patinkin, M. Emmet Walsh, Charles Durning

Votes: 1,950 | Gross: $0.31M

18. Out of Bounds (1986)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Tuggle | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Jenny Wright, Jeff Kober, Glynn Turman

Votes: 1,084 | Gross: $5.10M

19. 12 Angry Men (1997 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 117 min | Crime, Drama

Twelve men must decide the fate of one when one juror objects to the jury's decision.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Jack Lemmon, George C. Scott, Hume Cronyn, Ossie Davis

Votes: 11,815

20. Marshal Law (1996 TV Movie)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

In the hills not far from Los Angeles, a new, fresh, secure housing area has been built by former U.S. Marshal Jack Coleman and a friend. An escaped convict, Cougar and a band of ten ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Cornwell | Stars: Jimmy Smits, James Le Gros, Kristy Swanson, Vonte Sweet

Votes: 266

21. No Place to Hide (1992)

R | 98 min | Thriller

Detective Joe Garvey is called in to a mysterious case: a ballerina has been slayed on stage during a performance, it seems she didn't even fight. At her house Garvey finds her 14 years old... See full summary »

Director: Richard Danus | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Drew Barrymore, Illana Diamant, Martin Landau

Votes: 541 | Gross: $0.14M

22. Rampage (1987)

R | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

Liberal district attorney decides to seek the death penalty for a man who slaughtered a family at Christmastime, then drank their blood. He escapes, though, and starts killing again.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Michael Biehn, Alex McArthur, Nicholas Campbell, Deborah Van Valkenburgh

Votes: 1,733 | Gross: $0.80M

23. Distant Cousins (1993)

R | 92 min | Thriller

After not seeing him since he was a child, a successful advertising executive with the ideal family is visited by his cousin. He soon finds that his cousin and his cousin's fiance are ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Lane | Stars: Mel Harris, David Keith, William Katt, Mary Crosby

Votes: 229

24. Crackerjack (1994)

R | 96 min | Action

A cop on vacation at a mountain resort comes to the rescue when the resort is taken over by violent criminals.

Director: Michael Mazo | Stars: Thomas Ian Griffith, Nastassja Kinski, Christopher Plummer, George Touliatos

Votes: 584

25. Hit List (1989)

R | 87 min | Thriller, Action

A family man and a mob witness hunt for a hit-man who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.

Director: William Lustig | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Leo Rossi, Lance Henriksen, Charles Napier

Votes: 406

26. Hider in the House (1989)

R | 104 min | Thriller

A deranged man hides in the attic of a new house and becomes obsessed with the unsuspecting family that moves in.

Director: Matthew Patrick | Stars: Gary Busey, Mimi Rogers, Michael McKean, Kurt Christopher Kinder

Votes: 1,008

27. Act of Piracy (1988)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Ted Andrews persuades his ex-wife Sandy to let their children accompany him on a journey on his multi-million dollar yacht to Australia, where he wants to sell it. However after a few days ... See full summary »

Director: John 'Bud' Cardos | Stars: Gary Busey, Belinda Bauer, Ray Sharkey, Nancy Mulford

Votes: 244

28. Three for the Road (1987)

PG | 88 min | Drama, Comedy

A crafty political aide and his soft-spoken pal are assigned the job of delivering a senator's out-of-control teenage daughter to an institution.

Director: Bill Norton | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Kerri Green, Alan Ruck, Sally Kellerman

Votes: 883 | Gross: $1.54M

29. Traxx (1988)

R | 84 min | Action, Comedy

Traxx has battled his way through El Salvador, the Middle East and Nicaragua, spitting lead with two-handed good grace. He decides to retire to a life of baking designer cookies. Running ... See full summary »

Director: Jerome Gary | Stars: Shadoe Stevens, Priscilla Barnes, Willard E. Pugh, Robert Davi

Votes: 322

30. A Tiger's Tale (1987)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

A young man falls for his girlfriend's mother.

Director: Peter Douglas | Stars: Ann-Margret, C. Thomas Howell, Charles Durning, Kelly Preston

Votes: 440

31. A Climate for Killing (1991)

R | 103 min | Drama

Shortly before a rodeo festival week in Yuma County a body is found in the desert. It seems that it's Ria Paris, who was assumed to be killed by her husband before he took his own life ... See full summary »

Director: J.S. Cardone | Stars: John Beck, Katharine Ross, Steven Bauer, Mia Sara

Votes: 154

32. Off Beat (1986)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

Joe Gower's job is skating through library shelves, fetching books. A police officer and friend of his is chosen to participate in a charity dance performance. Gower agrees to take his ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Dinner | Stars: Judge Reinhold, Meg Tilly, Cleavant Derricks, Joe Mantegna

Votes: 780 | Gross: $4.84M

33. Rainbow Drive (1990 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Thriller

A Hollywood multiple murder is investigated by a homicide cop, despite high-placed efforts to cover up the crime.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Peter Weller, Sela Ward, David Caruso, Tony Jay

Votes: 239

34. Breaking Point (1994)

R | 92 min | Thriller

A retired police detective reluctantly returns to action to stop a serial killer dubbed "The Surgeon".

Director: Paul Ziller | Stars: Gary Busey, Kim Cattrall, Darlanne Fluegel, Jeff Griggs

Votes: 492

35. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Episode: The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon (1998)

78 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A Philadelphia garbageman who develops his leg muscles from kicking the hydraulic lever on his truck is discovered by the Philadelphia Eagles and signed by them to become a kicker.

Director: Tim Kelleher | Stars: Tony Danza, Jessica Tuck, Art LaFleur, Jaime Cardriche

Votes: 763

36. Parallel Lives (1994 TV Movie)

R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Fraternity is having a nostalgic weekend reunion decades after their graduation. The girls they went to college with join them. Old flames are rekindled and lives reexamined but reality strikes when one of them is tragically murdered.

Director: Linda Yellen | Stars: Jim Belushi, Liza Minnelli, Michael S. O'Rourke, James Brolin

Votes: 274

37. The River Rat (1984)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

After serving time for a theft he didn't commit, all Billy wants to do is to reconnect with his daughter. However, some loose ends, like the whereabouts of the stolen loot, just won't let him go.

Director: Thomas Rickman | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Martha Plimpton, Brian Dennehy, Shawn Smith

Votes: 761 | Gross: $1.14M

38. Bodily Harm (1995)

R | 91 min | Thriller

When a striptease dancer is brutally murdered in Las Vegas, detective Rita Cates and her partner J.D. Prejon are put on the case. There's not much to go on, but the evidence they've got ... See full summary »

Director: James Lemmo | Stars: Linda Fiorentino, Daniel Baldwin, Gregg Henry, Bill Smitrovich

Votes: 236

39. The Chain (I) (1996)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

When unjustly imprisoned in a South American jail, a tough cop and a renegade arms dealer must set aside their differences to escape.

Director: Luca Bercovici | Stars: Luca Bercovici, Gary Busey, Dennis Caparas, Rez Cortez

Votes: 172

40. City of Hope (1991)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama

An intersecting tale with a multitude of characters living lives which, in one way or another, revolve around an old apartment block scheduled to be demolished.

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Vincent Spano, Tony Lo Bianco, Stephen Mendillo, Chris Cooper

Votes: 1,941 | Gross: $1.26M

41. Dead Men Can't Dance (1997)

R | 97 min | Action, Drama

Elite army unit is assigned to destroy North Korea's lone nuclear facility.

Directors: Stephen Milburn Anderson, Hubert de La Bouillerie | Stars: Michael Biehn, Mark Edward Anderson, Adrian Paul, Kathleen York

Votes: 474

42. Dead on Sight (1994)

R | 95 min | Mystery, Thriller

A psychic woman has visions of the Clock Killer's past and future murders.

Director: Ruben Preuss | Stars: Jennifer Beals, Daniel Baldwin, Kurtwood Smith, William H. Macy

Votes: 241

43. McBain (1991)

R | 102 min | Action, Drama, War

Santos attempts to lead a people's revolt in Colombia to overthrow the oppressive El Presidente. When his revolt fails and he is killed, his sister Christina goes to New York to find McBain... See full summary »

Director: James Glickenhaus | Stars: Christopher Walken, Maria Conchita Alonso, Michael Joseph DeSare, Chick Vennera

Votes: 1,383 | Gross: $0.46M

44. Meatballs III: Summer Job (1986)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

The ghost of a dead porn star comes to Earth to help a nerd with his sex life.

Director: George Mendeluk | Stars: Sally Kellerman, Patrick Dempsey, Al Waxman, Isabelle Mejias

Votes: 2,070 | Gross: $2.15M

45. Mercenary II: Thick & Thin (1998 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Action

Mercenary Captain "Hawk" is in Acion again to save a hostage. But he and his team are betrayed. Nothing is as it seems...

Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: Robert Townsend, Olivier Gruner, Nicholas Turturro, Claudia Christian

Votes: 169

46. Neon City (1991)

R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

"Mad Max" clone set in the not-too-distant future about a group of people trying to escape to a safe haven called Neon City after a solar disaster that has decimated the Earth.

Director: Monte Markham | Stars: Michael Ironside, Vanity, Lyle Alzado, Valerie Wildman

Votes: 829