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1. Beowulf (2007)

PG-13 | 115 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.2
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59 Metascore

The warrior Beowulf must fight and defeat the monster Grendel who is terrorizing Denmark, and later, Grendel's mother, who begins killing out of revenge.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Ray Winstone, Crispin Glover, Angelina Jolie, Robin Wright

Votes: 153,619 | Gross: $82.16M

2. Mulan (1998)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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71 Metascore

To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.

Directors: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook | Stars: Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Miguel Ferrer

Votes: 215,004 | Gross: $120.62M

3. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

PG-13 | 107 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.8
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69 Metascore

In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, John Goodman

Votes: 259,814 | Gross: $45.51M

4. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.1
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46 Metascore

Master sorcerer Balthazar Blake must find and train Merlin's descendant to defeat dark sorceress Morgana la Fée.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molina, Teresa Palmer

Votes: 141,444 | Gross: $63.15M

5. The Iron Giant (1999)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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85 Metascore

A young boy befriends a giant robot from outer space that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel

Votes: 153,523 | Gross: $23.16M

6. The Odyssey (1997– )

PG-13 | 176 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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The warrior King Odysseus leaves his idyllic life in the kingdom of Ithaca to fight in the Trojan War. After winning the war, he now must endure a lengthy, ten-year journey to return, and ... See full summary »

Stars: Armand Assante, Greta Scacchi, Isabella Rossellini, Bernadette Peters

Votes: 12,399

7. Mulan II (2004 Video)

G | 79 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

5.7
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While preparing for their wedding, Shang and Mulan are suddenly sent off on a secret mission. Mushu starts to meddle, and a surprise attack by Mongolians doesn't help either.

Directors: Darrell Rooney, Lynne Southerland | Stars: Ming-Na Wen, BD Wong, Mark Moseley, Lucy Liu

Votes: 18,170

8. Bilitis (1977)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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A coming of age story centering on the exploits of a young girl during summer vacation.

Director: David Hamilton | Stars: Patti D'Arbanville, Mona Kristensen, Bernard Giraudeau, Mathieu Carrière

Votes: 1,490

9. Beowulf & Grendel (2005)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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53 Metascore

In Denmark, during the 6th century, Danish king Hrothgar and his warriors kill a troll whose son, Grendel, vows revenge.

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson | Stars: Hringur Ingvarsson, Spencer Wilding, Stellan Skarsgård, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson

Votes: 16,673 | Gross: $0.07M

10. Pumpkinhead (1988)

R | 86 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers.

Director: Stan Winston | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, John D'Aquino, Kimberly Ross

Votes: 17,521 | Gross: $4.39M

11. The Man from Snowy River (1982)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.3
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In 1880s Australia, after young Jim Craig's father dies, Jim takes a job at the Harrison cattle ranch, where he is forced to become a man.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson, Terence Donovan, Tommy Dysart

Votes: 7,064 | Gross: $20.66M

12. Jabberwocky (1977)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

6.2
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61 Metascore

A young peasant, with no interest in adventure or fortune, is mistaken as the kingdom's only hope when a horrible monster threatens the countryside.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Michael Palin, Harry H. Corbett, John Le Mesurier, Warren Mitchell

Votes: 11,761

13. Beowulf (1999)

R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.1
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In a besieged land, Beowulf must battle against the hideous creature Grendel and his vengeance seeking mother.

Director: Graham Baker | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Rhona Mitra, Oliver Cotton, Götz Otto

Votes: 10,514

14. The Raven (1963)

G | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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A magician, who has been turned into a raven, turns to a former sorcerer for help.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Hazel Court

Votes: 9,152

15. The Color of Time (II) (2012)

R | 73 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

4.4
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34 Metascore

A poetic road trip through Pulitzer prize-winning CK Williams' life.

Directors: Edna Luise Biesold, Sarah-Violet Bliss, Gabrielle Demeestere, Alexis Gambis, Brooke Goldfinch, Shripriya Mahesh, Pamela Romanowsky, Bruce Thierry Cheung, Tine Thomasen, Virginia Urreiztieta, Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo | Stars: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Jessica Chastain, Zach Braff

Votes: 1,183

16. Gunga Din (1939)

Approved | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, War

7.4
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In 19th century India, three British soldiers and a native waterbearer must stop a secret mass revival of the murderous Thuggee cult before it can rampage across the land.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Victor McLaglen, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Votes: 9,990

17. Hell in the Pacific (1968)

G | 103 min | Adventure, War

7.3
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During World War II, an American pilot and a marooned Japanese navy captain are deserted on a small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean. There, they must cease their hostility and cooperate if they want to survive, but will they?

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Lee Marvin, Toshirô Mifune

Votes: 6,932

18. Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1993 Video)

R | 88 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

4.6
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Thrill-seeking teenagers resurrect a demon from his grave and a bloody rampage for revenge begins.

Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Andrew Robinson, Ami Dolenz, Soleil Moon Frye, J. Trevor Edmond

Votes: 3,624

19. Revolting Rhymes Part One (2016 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 29 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.7
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Two half-hour animated films based on the much-loved rhymes written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake.

Directors: Jan Lachauer, Jakob Schuh, Bin-Han To | Stars: Tamsin Greig, Dominic West, Rob Brydon, Bertie Carvel

Votes: 1,491

20. The Haunted Palace (1963)

Not Rated | 87 min | Horror

6.8
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Charles Dexter Ward arrives at a small village to visit the house he inherited from his ancestor who died there 100 years ago.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Debra Paget, Lon Chaney Jr., Frank Maxwell

Votes: 5,042

21. Eskimo Nell (1975)

85 min | Comedy

4.8
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Three young men, a scriptwriter, a producer and a director are called in by Benny U Murdoch, an exotic movie producer. He wants to make a new erotic movie starring a big woman - the "Eskimo... See full summary »

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Michael Armstrong, Terence Edmond, Christopher Timothy, Roy Kinnear

Votes: 248

22. The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)

Approved | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

7.1
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A major countermands orders and attacks to avenge a previous massacre of men, women, and children.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Patric Knowles, Henry Stephenson

Votes: 3,981

23. Ulysses (1967)

Not Rated | 123 min | Drama

6.6
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James Joyce's masterpiece incarnated: The story of two seperated Dublin wanderers, Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus, struggling to control their personal lives.

Director: Joseph Strick | Stars: Milo O'Shea, Barbara Jefford, Maurice Roëves, T.P. McKenna

Votes: 725

24. Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (1990 TV Movie)

96 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.6
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There's a crisis in Rhymeland! All the Rhymies (the characters from Nursery Rhymes) are disappearing! Gordon Goose, son of Mother Goose, and Little Bo Peep set off to find them.

Director: Jeff Stein | Stars: Harry Anderson, Cyndi Lauper, Brian Bonsall, Elayne Boosler

Votes: 677

25. Dante's Inferno (1911)

68 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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Loosely adapted from Dante's Divine Comedy and inspired by the illustrations of Gustav Doré the original silent film has been restored and has a new score by Tangerine Dream.

Directors: Francesco Bertolini, Adolfo Padovan, Giuseppe de Liguoro | Stars: Salvatore Papa, Arturo Pirovano, Giuseppe de Liguoro, Pier Delle Vigne

Votes: 1,798

26. Love & Savagery (2009)

95 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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In 1969, a visiting geologist from Newfoundland arouses scandal in a small Irish village when he romances a local girl who's destined for the convent.

Director: John N. Smith | Stars: Allan Hawco, Sarah Greene, Louise Nicol, Martha Burns

Votes: 258

27. The Set-Up (1949)

Approved | 73 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Sport

7.9
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Because aging boxer Bill Thompson always lost his past fights, his corrupt manager, without telling Thompson, takes bribes from a betting gangster, to ensure Thompson's pre-arranged dive-loss in the next match.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Robert Ryan, Audrey Totter, George Tobias, Alan Baxter

Votes: 6,707

28. Sappho (2008)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance

4.8
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Sappho, a newly wed American wife, with her husband on the Greek island Lesbos, goes through the pain of unrequited love to a young woman, very much like the namesake poet in ancient times.

Director: Robert Crombie | Stars: Avalon Barrie, Todd Soley, Lyudmila Shiryaeva, Bogdan Stupka

Votes: 1,431

29. Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006 TV Movie)

R | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror

4.5
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Residents of a small backwoods community summon the murderous demon of vengeance himself for revenge against a local mortician who wronged their deceased love ones, while a town physician seeks to kill those involved in its summoning.

Director: Jake West | Stars: Doug Bradley, Lance Henriksen, Lisa McAllister, Tess Panzer

Votes: 2,024

30. Revolting Rhymes Part Two (2016 TV Movie)

29 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

7.4
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Two half-hour animated films based on the much-loved rhymes written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake.

Directors: Jan Lachauer, Jakob Schuh, Bin-Han To | Stars: Dylan Issberner, Rose Leslie, Amelie Forester-Evans, Gemma Chan

Votes: 863

31. The Wild Party (1975)

R | 95 min | Drama, Comedy

5.6
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An aging silent movie comic star tries for a comeback by staging a wild party that turns into a sexual free-for-all. The comic ends up killing his mistress and her latest boyfriend.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: James Coco, Raquel Welch, Perry King, Tiffany Bolling

Votes: 452

32. The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)

Passed | 126 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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London based American nurse, Susan, Lady Ashwood, is at the hospital awaiting the imminent arrival of injured soldiers. She is hoping that her enlisted son, Sir John Ashwood, who resembles ... See full summary »

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Irene Dunne, Alan Marshal, Roddy McDowall, Frank Morgan

Votes: 1,276

33. Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud (2007 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror

4.8
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When true love between two young lovers are threatens by their families violent feud, there only chance at peace leads them to summoning the monstrous pumpkin head, who brings even bigger horrors.

Director: Michael Hurst | Stars: Bob Gunter, Amy Manson, Bradley Taylor, Claire Lams

Votes: 1,853

34. Polednice (2016)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Horror

5.2
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A story of Eliska and her daughter, starting a new life in a remote house with the 'father away on business', as the mother claims. After the lie is disclosed, their relationship begins to ... See full summary »

Directors: Jiri Sádek, Matej Chlupacek, Michal Samir | Stars: Anna Geislerová, Karolína Lipowská, Zdenek Mucha, Daniela Kolárová

Votes: 370

35. Heer Raanjha (1970)

142 min | Musical, Romance, Drama

7.0
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Tragic love story. Punjabi "Romeo and Juliet".

Director: Chetan Anand | Stars: Raaj Kumar, Priya Rajvansh, Pran, Prithviraj Kapoor

Votes: 156

36. Les neiges du Kilimandjaro (2011)

90 min | Drama

7.2
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A union pensioner and his wife are robbed, but find that merely getting the assailants brought to justice is not enough for their consciences.

Director: Robert Guédiguian | Stars: Ariane Ascaride, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Gérard Meylan, Grégoire Leprince-Ringuet

Votes: 3,396

37. Muna Madan (2003)

133 min | Drama

8.5
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An epic tragedy, based on Nepal's most famous epic poem. Madan, a lower-class worker, is forced by poverty and mounting debts to go to Lhasa, Tibet, leaving behind his lonely mother and ... See full summary »

Director: Gyanendra Bahadur Deuja | Stars: Deepak Tripathi, Usha Paudel, Mithila Sharma, Subhadra Adhikari

Votes: 93

38. Mummys Island (2006)

115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.5
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Sudsakorn is a curious young man, raised in the ancient traditions of magic by his mystical grandfather. He never knew his farther. His mother, a beautiful mermaid is pained by his sadness ... See full summary »

Director: Krisorn Buramasing | Stars: Charlie Trairat, Sorachai Sang-aakaat, Vorawit Phonginsee, Suchao Pongwilai

Votes: 109

39. The Blacksmith (1922)

21 min | Comedy, Short

7.0
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Buster Keaton shoes horses and repairs cars, with mixed results.

Directors: Buster Keaton, Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts

Votes: 2,064

40. A Fool There Was (1915)

Not Rated | 67 min | Drama

5.9
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A married diplomat falls hopelessly under the spell of a predatory woman.

Director: Frank Powell | Stars: Runa Hodges, Mabel Frenyear, Edward José, May Allison

Votes: 695

41. Odissea (1968– )

GP | 109 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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Odysseus' journey told in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. After fighting in the Trojan War, Odysseus spends years trying to return home to Itaka.

Stars: Bekim Fehmiu, Leonard Steckel, Constantin Andrieu, Irene Papas

Votes: 507

42. Dante's Inferno (1924)

Passed | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.1
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The tactics of a vicious slumlord and greedy businessman finally drive a distraught man to commit suicide. The businessman is tried for murder and executed, and is afterward taken by demons... See full summary »

Director: Henry Otto | Stars: Ralph Lewis, Winifred Landis, William Scott, Pauline Starke

Votes: 83 | Gross: $0.26M

43. Song of Hiawatha (1997)

PG | 120 min | Adventure, Drama

5.8
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The legendary Ojibwa Chief is sent by the great spirit to lead his people.

Director: Jeffrey Shore | Stars: Graham Greene, Litefoot, Irene Bedard, Russell Means

Votes: 222

44. The Day the Earth Froze (1959)

Not Rated | 67 min | Adventure, Fantasy

3.6
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Based on Finnish mythology, this movie traces the exploits of Lemminkainen as he woos the fair Annikki and battles the evil witch Louhi. Louhi kidnaps Annikki to compel her father to build ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksandr Ptushko | Stars: Urho Somersalmi, Anna Orochko, Ivan Voronov, Andris Oshin

Votes: 939

45. Johnny Corncob (1973)

74 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.6
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A traditional Hungarian poetic fairytale that describes the epic adventures of a young shepherd through love, war, magic and death.

Director: Marcell Jankovics | Stars: György Cserhalmi, Anikó Nagy, Erzsi Pártos, Antal Farkas

Votes: 556

46. Gawain and the Green Knight (1973)

Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.6
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The medieval legend of a supernatural knight who challenges the king's men to kill him.

Director: Stephen Weeks | Stars: Murray Head, Ciaran Madden, Nigel Green, Anthony Sharp

Votes: 184

47. Terje Vigen (1917)

Not Rated | 48 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Terje Vigen, a sailor, suffers the loss of his family through the cruelty of another man. Years later, when his enemy's family finds itself dependent on Terje's beneficence, Terje must ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Victor Sjöström, August Falck, Edith Erastoff, Bergliot Husberg

Votes: 1,297

48. Dikkertje Dap (2017)

74 min | Family

6.7
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Patterson Pepps has a best friend: Raf, a giraffe. Raf and Patterson grow up together as Patterson lives next to the zoo and they are born on the exact same day. When they reach the age ... See full summary »

Director: Barbara Bredero | Stars: Liam de Vries, Martijn Fischer, Dolores Leeuwin, Medi Broekman

Votes: 104

49. Zvahlav aneb Saticky Slameného Huberta (1971)

14 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

7.2
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Lewis Carroll's poem is read and followed by a free-form animated depiction of images and toys from childhood, repeatedly overturned by a live cat.

Director: Jan Svankmajer

Votes: 1,087

50. Die Nibelungen, Teil 2 - Kriemhilds Rache (1967)

110 min | Adventure

6.3
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Now Brunhild knows by which treason she was won for king Gunther of Burgund by Siegfried of Xanthen, and has been revenged by his foul murder by Hagen, more bloody revenge is inevitable. ... See full summary »

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Rolf Henniger, Siegfried Wischnewski, Maria Marlow, Christian Rode

Votes: 340



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