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1. Friends (1994–2004)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.9
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Follows the personal and professional lives of six 20 to 30-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan.

Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 592,300

2. Jurassic Park (1993)

PG-13 | 127 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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68 Metascore

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 723,267 | Gross: $402.45M

3. The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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59 Metascore

A research team is sent to the Jurassic Park Site B island to study the dinosaurs there while another team approaches with another agenda.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Julianne Moore, Pete Postlethwaite, Vince Vaughn

Votes: 317,295 | Gross: $229.09M

4. Jurassic Park III (2001)

PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.9
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42 Metascore

A decidedly odd couple with ulterior motives convince Dr. Alan Grant to go to Isla Sorna (the second InGen dinosaur lab.), resulting in an unexpected landing...and unexpected new inhabitants on the island.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Téa Leoni, Alessandro Nivola

Votes: 249,749 | Gross: $181.17M

5. The Thing (I) (2011)

R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.2
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49 Metascore

At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson.

Director: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. | Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen

Votes: 105,772 | Gross: $16.93M

6. Land of the Lost (2009)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.4
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32 Metascore

On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures.

Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Will Ferrell, Danny McBride, Anna Friel, Jorma Taccone

Votes: 57,241 | Gross: $49.44M

7. Godzilla (I) (1998)

PG-13 | 139 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.3
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32 Metascore

A giant, reptilian monster surfaces, leaving destruction in its wake. To stop the monster (and its babies), an earthworm scientist, his reporter ex-girlfriend, and other unlikely heroes team up to save their city.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Jean Reno, Maria Pitillo, Hank Azaria

Votes: 163,995 | Gross: $136.31M

8. King Kong (1976)

PG | 134 min | Adventure, Horror

5.9
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A petroleum exploration expedition comes to an isolated island and encounters a colossal giant gorilla.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange, John Randolph

Votes: 25,996 | Gross: $52.61M

9. Lake Placid (1999)

R | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

5.7
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34 Metascore

Three people attempt to stop a gigantic crocodile, who is terrorizing residents in Black Lake, Maine.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Bridget Fonda, Bill Pullman, Oliver Platt, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 47,690 | Gross: $31.77M

10. Audition (1999)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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69 Metascore

A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura

Votes: 61,777

11. Gojira (1954)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.6
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78 Metascore

American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada, Momoko Kôchi

Votes: 22,371 | Gross: $2.42M

12. Lost Horizon (1937)

Approved | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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A plane crash delivers a group of people to the secluded land of Shangri-La - but is it the miraculous utopia it appears to be?

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Ronald Colman, Jane Wyatt, Edward Everett Horton, John Howard

Votes: 10,470

13. 13 Ghosts (1960)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror

6.1
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A family inherits what proves to be a haunted house, but a special pair of goggles allows them to see their ghostly tormentors.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Charles Herbert, Jo Morrow, Martin Milner, Rosemary DeCamp

Votes: 4,205

14. Gorgo (1961)

Unrated | 78 min | Action, Drama, Horror

5.6
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Greedy sailors capture a giant lizard off the coast of Ireland and sell it to a London circus. Then its mother shows up.

Director: Eugène Lourié | Stars: Bill Travers, William Sylvester, Vincent Winter, Christopher Rhodes

Votes: 2,517

15. Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (2009 Video)

R | 88 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

2.5
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The California coast is terrorized by two enormous prehistoric sea creatures as they battle each other for supremacy of the sea.

Director: Jack Perez | Stars: Lorenzo Lamas, Debbie Gibson, Vic Chao, Jonathan Nation

Votes: 9,719

16. The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.7
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A ferocious dinosaur awakened by an Arctic atomic test terrorizes the North Atlantic and, ultimately, New York City.

Director: Eugène Lourié | Stars: Paul Hubschmid, Paula Raymond, Cecil Kellaway, Kenneth Tobey

Votes: 5,623 | Gross: $5.00M

17. The Valley of Gwangi (1969)

G | 96 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.3
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Cowboy James Franciscus seeks fame and fortune by capturing a Tyrannosaurus Rex living in the Forbidden Valley and putting it in a Mexican circus. His victim, called the Gwangi, turns out ... See full summary »

Director: Jim O'Connolly | Stars: James Franciscus, Gila Golan, Richard Carlson, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 3,296

18. The Giant Behemoth (1959)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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Marine atomic tests cause changes in the ocean's ecosystem resulting in dangerous blobs of radiation and the resurrection of a dormant dinosaur that threatens London.

Directors: Douglas Hickox, Eugène Lourié | Stars: Gene Evans, André Morell, John Turner, Leigh Madison

Votes: 1,721

19. The Deadly Mantis (1957)

Approved | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.8
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A giant prehistoric praying mantis, recently freed from the Arctic ice, voraciously preys on American military at the DEW Line and works its way south.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Craig Stevens, William Hopper, Alix Talton, Donald Randolph

Votes: 2,591

20. Alien Planet (2005 TV Movie)

94 min | Documentary, Animation, Adventure

7.4
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The CGI or computer animated drama/documentary takes place on Darwin IV, a planet 6.5 light years from earth, with 2 suns and 60% of Earth's gravity. Having identified Darwin as a world ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre de Lespinois | Stars: Wayne D. Barlowe, Curtis Clark, James Garvin, Jamie Hanes

Votes: 1,325

21. Allosaurus: A Walking with Dinosaurs Special (2000 TV Short)

29 min | Documentary, Short

8.1
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The first half of this special is a recreation of Al's life, from birth through his death in adolescence.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Avery Brooks

Votes: 984

22. Quatermass and the Pit (1958– )

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

8.2
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A team of scientists search for the origin and purpose of a mysterious capsule found on a building site.

Stars: André Morell, Cec Linder, Anthony Bushell, John Stratton

Votes: 656

23. Dinosaur 13 (2014)

PG | 95 min | Documentary

7.2
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66 Metascore

A documentary about the discovery of the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found.

Director: Todd Douglas Miller | Stars: Stan Adelstein, Lanice Archer, Robert Bakker, Philip Currie

Votes: 3,123

24. Pterodactyl (2005)

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

3.1
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A dormant volcano deep with the Turkish forest holds within it a deadly secret. Perfectly preserved, a nest of pterodactyl eggs are ready to hatch...

Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Cameron Daddo, Coolio, Amy Sloan, George Calil

Votes: 2,069

25. Dinosaurs Alive (2007)

Not Rated | 40 min | Documentary, Short

5.8
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This program presents some of the more recent ideas about dinosaurs that are gaining acceptance while following paleontologists searching for fossils over the decades in the Gobi Desert and New Mexico.

Directors: David Clark, Bayley Silleck | Stars: Michael Douglas, Sterling Nesbitt, Alan H. Turner

Votes: 293 | Gross: $43.97M

26. Dennis the Menace (1987 TV Movie)

G | 118 min | Family, Comedy

4.6
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This movie puts Henk Ketcham's comic figure 'Dennis' into real life: While digging in his front garden, Dennis finds a big bone. To prove it's from a dinosaur, he persudades his father to ... See full summary »

Director: Doug Rogers | Stars: Russell Alexander, John Alvin, Gregory A. Belitz, Zachary Bostrom

Votes: 319

27. Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence (1939)

Approved | 62 min | Drama

6.5
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New York store clerk (Ford) joins a hobo (Conte) and an illegal immigrant (Rogers) heading for his newly bought land in Arizona.

Director: Ricardo Cortez | Stars: Jean Rogers, Raymond Walburn, Marjorie Rambeau, Glenn Ford

Votes: 208

28. T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (1998)

45 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

4.7
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A youth who finds a dinosaur egg accidentally breaks it. Soon after, she begins to have surreal visions of dinosaurs, including the Tyrannosaurus Rex.

Director: Brett Leonard | Stars: Peter Horton, Liz Stauber, Kari Coleman, Charlene Sashuk

Votes: 661 | Gross: $53.35M

29. Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia (2007)

Not Rated | 41 min | Documentary

6.4
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If it weren't for a series of cataclysmic events, a comet impact being first on the list, our planet could well still be the domain of dinosaurs. Following Pr Rodolfo Coria, a world-reknown... See full summary »

Director: Marc Fafard | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Rodolfo Coria

Votes: 369

30. Conni und Co 2 - Das Geheimnis des T-Rex (2017)

92 min | Adventure, Comedy

2.6
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Teenager Connie and her friends try to save an island full of nature and place of their encounters from being destroyed by the construction of a hotel there.

Director: Til Schweiger | Stars: Iris Berben, Ken Duken, Lui Eckhardt, Heino Ferch

Votes: 60

31. Sea Rex 3D: Journey to a Prehistoric World (2010)

Not Rated | 41 min | Documentary

6.9
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The T-Rex of the Seas come alive.

Directors: Ronan Chapalain, Pascal Vuong | Stars: Guillaume Denaiffe, Norbert Ferrer, Chloe Hollings, Richard Rider

Votes: 341 | Gross: $6.60M

32. When Crocs Ate Dinosaurs (2010 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.1
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Paul Sereno visited the Sahara Desert looking for dinosaur fossils. But the Sahara was not always desert. Instead Paul found not one, but several species of gigantic crocodiles from the ... See full summary »

Director: Jenny Kubo

Votes: 8

33. Time Collectors (2012)

Not Rated | 108 min | Mystery

4.5
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Sam, a wealthy independent paleontologist, makes a fossil discovery that challenges mainstream evolutionary thinking. Sam suspiciously turns up dead, leaving his inheritance and secret to ... See full summary »

Director: Caleb Johnson | Stars: Nick Snell, Deanne Snell, Larry Walangitan, Jack Davenport

Votes: 13

34. The Dinosaur Hunter (2000 TV Movie)

91 min | Adventure, Drama

5.7
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A 13-year-old girl and her older brother live on a farm where paleontologists search for fossils.

Director: Rick Stevenson | Stars: Simon MacCorkindale, Roberta Maxwell, Shaun Johnston, Bill Switzer

Votes: 199

35. Two Thousand and None (2000)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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A paleontologist is diagnosed with a fatal brain disease and, rather than falling into a depression, explodes into life.

Director: Arto Paragamian | Stars: John Turturro, Oleg Kisseliov, Katherine Borowitz, Julian Richings

Votes: 235

36. The Making of 'Walking with Dinosaurs' (1999 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary

7.5
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A behind-the-scenes look at how the animators, sculptors and palaeontologists, using the latest state-of-the-art animatronics and computer graphics, collaborated to re-create not just these... See full summary »

Director: Jasper James | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Andrew Daffy, Marco Marenghi, Mike Milne

Votes: 402

37. Dinosaur Hunters (2001 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Add a Plot

Stars: Michael Carroll, Glen Gould, Roy Chapman Andrews, Mark Norell

Votes: 13

38. Legacy of the Incas (1965)

100 min | Adventure, Western

5.6
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During the 1800s, Peru's government sends 2 envoys to negotiate peace with the rebellious Incas but a treasure-hunter bandit shoots the Inca ruler and his son, leaving the 2 envoys to take the blame for it.

Director: Georg Marischka | Stars: Guy Madison, Rik Battaglia, Heinz Erhardt, Chris Howland

Votes: 150

39. SuperCroc (2001 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 96 min | Documentary

7.3
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Paleontologist Paul Sereno and reptile expert Brady Barr are doing a research on "Sarcosuchus Imperator", a 40 feet long prehistoric relative of crocodiles. The story about the creature is presented through CGI animation as well.

Star: Sam Neill

Votes: 66

40. Prehistoric Monsters Revealed (2008 TV Movie)

Documentary, History

7.3
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While presenting various lesser-known prehistoric giant creatures, various paleontologists explain how fossil analysis works and how they can deduce characteristics, behavior and look of these long extinct animals.

Director: Sean Dash | Stars: Sankar Chatterjee, Mike Everhart, Joe Hannibal, Alexander Kaiser

Votes: 51

41. Bizarre Dinosaurs (2009 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary

6.8
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As dinosaurs grew into the behemoths of the Cretaceous period they evolved many extraordinary but apparently useless features including spikes, sails horns, crests and the tiny "arms" of ... See full summary »

Director: Jenny Kubo | Stars: Jack Horner, Paul Sereno, Gregory Erickson, Lawrence Witmer

Votes: 57

42. Dino Gangs (2011)

100 min | Documentary

6.3
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Dinosaur expert Dr Phil Currie goes on a quest to prove that Tyrannosaurs were more intelligent and far more dangerous than we ever imagined, and they hunted in deadly, killer packs.

Director: Tim Walker | Stars: Paul Barrett, Roger Benson, Anthony D. Call, Philip Currie

Votes: 18

43. Waking the T. Rex: The Story of SUE (2010)

23 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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In 1990, deep in the badlands of South Dakota, paleontologists unearthed the bones of a monster. Forty feet long and weighing several tons, the fossil skeleton was assembled and rebuilt ... See full summary »

Director: David Clark | Star: Joan Allen

Votes: 5

44. The Dinosaur Mummy (2007 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.8
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An extremely rare mummified Cretacious period hadrosaur gives paleontologists a remarkable opportunity to learn more about dinosaurs. The appearance of the animal's skin is readily apparent... See full summary »

Director: Jenny Kubo | Stars: Sam Hazeldine, David Hodgetts, Tyler Lyson, Joe MacQuaker

Votes: 22

45. Wanna Be a Dino Finder (1995 Video Game)

E | Adventure, Family

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Help Dr. Rock Hound dig for fossils and learn some fun facts about dinosaurs and prehistoric eras. You can also play dinosaur-themed mini-games with anthropomorphic animals Addie, Katie and Rufus. Part of edutainment series of games.

Stars: Mary Kay Bergman, Debi Derryberry, Jeannie Elias, Ed Gilbert

46. Run for the Hills (1953)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy

4.8
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Fearing nuclear war, an insurance man (Sonny Tufts) moves to a cave with his wife (Barbara Payton) and family.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Sonny Tufts, Barbara Payton, John Harmon, Mauritz Hugo

Votes: 14

47. Beyond T-Rex (1997 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

7.0
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Recent paleontological discoveries suggest that T-Rex might not have been the biggest predator of its time. Enter Giganotosaurus and Carcharodontosaurus.

Director: Charles C. Stuart | Stars: Michael McNally, Rodolfo Coria

Votes: 11

48. Psych (2006–2014)
Episode: 65 Million Years Off (2007)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

8.6
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Shawn worries he may be losing his meal ticket when Lassiter goes on a winning streak, solving nine cases in a row, so he horns in on the current case...jeopardizing his and Gus' credibility when he claims a T-Rex killed the victim.

Director: Tim Matheson | Stars: James Roday, Dulé Hill, Timothy Omundson, Maggie Lawson

Votes: 643

49. Nova (1974– )
Episode: Arctic Dinosaurs (2008)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.0
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Dinosaurs are generally considered tropical animals. So what are their fossils doing north of the arctic circle? Paleontologists battle the fierce climate to find out if the arctic was ... See full summary »

Directors: Ruth Berry, Jackie Mow, Chris Schmidt | Star: Jay O. Sanders

Votes: 25

50. Power Rangers DinoThunder (2004)
Episode: Beneath the Surface (2004)

TV-Y7-FV | 22 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Elsa hatches a plan to set up the rangers. She, disguised as Principal Randall, comes along on a field trip with Dr. Oliver's class and pretends to be helpless when the Tyrano-drones come ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Grinder | Stars: James Napier Robertson, Kevin Duhaney, Emma Lahana, Jason David Frank

Votes: 32