With Carolco Pictures (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. They Live (1988)

R | 94 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.3
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55 Metascore

They influence our decisions without us knowing it. They numb our senses without us feeling it. They control our lives without us realizing it. They live.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, George 'Buck' Flower

Votes: 120,896 | Gross: $13.01M

2. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.5
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75 Metascore

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her ten year old son, John Connor, from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Votes: 1,037,096 | Gross: $204.84M

3. Stargate (1994)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.1
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42 Metascore

An interstellar teleportation device, found in Egypt, leads to a planet with humans resembling ancient Egyptians who worship the god Ra.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Kurt Russell, James Spader, Jaye Davidson, Viveca Lindfors

Votes: 182,960 | Gross: $71.57M

4. Total Recall (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.5
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57 Metascore

When a man goes in to have virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars implanted in his mind, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or is he?

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Rachel Ticotin

Votes: 315,562 | Gross: $119.39M

5. Basic Instinct (1992)

R | 127 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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41 Metascore

A violent police detective investigates a brutal murder that might involve a manipulative and seductive novelist.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, George Dzundza, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Votes: 189,653 | Gross: $117.73M

6. Showgirls (1995)

NC-17 | 128 min | Drama

4.9
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16 Metascore

Nomi, a young drifter, arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to become the top of the Vegas showgirls.

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Elizabeth Berkley, Kyle MacLachlan, Gina Gershon, Glenn Plummer

Votes: 65,250 | Gross: $20.30M

7. Jacob's Ladder (I) (1990)

R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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62 Metascore

Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to uncover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusions, and perceptions of death.

Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven

Votes: 103,583 | Gross: $26.12M

8. Last Action Hero (1993)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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44 Metascore

With the help of a magic ticket, a young movie fan is transported into the fictional world of his favorite action movie character.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, F. Murray Abraham, Art Carney, Charles Dance

Votes: 144,728 | Gross: $50.02M

9. First Blood (1982)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure

7.7
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61 Metascore

A veteran Green Beret is forced by a cruel Sheriff and his deputies to flee into the mountains and wage an escalating one-man war against his pursuers.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy, Richard Crenna, Bill McKinney

Votes: 238,902 | Gross: $47.21M

10. Cliffhanger (1993)

R | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.4
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60 Metascore

A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner

Votes: 124,954 | Gross: $84.05M

11. The Doors (1991)

R | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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62 Metascore

The story of the famous and influential 1960s rock band The Doors and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison, from his days as a UCLA film student in Los Angeles, to his untimely death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kyle MacLachlan, Frank Whaley

Votes: 88,491 | Gross: $35.18M

12. A River Runs Through It (1992)

PG | 123 min | Drama

7.2
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68 Metascore

Two sons of a stern minister - one reserved, one rebellious - grow up in rural 1920s Montana while devoted to fly fishing.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Craig Sheffer, Brad Pitt, Tom Skerritt, Brenda Blethyn

Votes: 56,045 | Gross: $43.44M

13. Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.5
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47 Metascore

Rambo returns to the jungles of Vietnam on a mission to infiltrate an enemy base-camp and rescue the American POWs still held captive there.

Director: George P. Cosmatos | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Charles Napier, Steven Berkoff

Votes: 161,813 | Gross: $150.42M

14. DeepStar Six (1989)

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

5.4
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34 Metascore

A team of navy personnel stationed at a temporary base at the bottom of the ocean and tasked with setting up nuclear missiles discovers a huge underwater cavern which houses a giant prehistoric creature.

Director: Sean S. Cunningham | Stars: Greg Evigan, Nancy Everhard, Taurean Blacque, Miguel Ferrer

Votes: 11,438 | Gross: $8.14M

15. Chaplin (1992)

PG-13 | 143 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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47 Metascore

An elderly Charlie Chaplin discusses his autobiography with his editor, recounting his amazing journey from his poverty-stricken childhood to world-wide success after the ingenious invention of the Little Tramp.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys, John Thaw

Votes: 55,983 | Gross: $9.49M

16. Universal Soldier (1992)

R | 102 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.0
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35 Metascore

Two rival soldiers who were killed in Vietnam are brought back to life in a top secret military experiment that creates superhuman warriors.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Ally Walker, Ed O'Ross

Votes: 86,143 | Gross: $36.30M

17. King of New York (1990)

R | 103 min | Crime, Thriller

7.0
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66 Metascore

A drug kingpin is released from prison and seeks to take total control of the criminal underworld in order to give back to the community.

Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne, Victor Argo

Votes: 35,415 | Gross: $2.55M

18. Rambo III (1988)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure

5.8
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36 Metascore

Rambo mounts a one-man mission to rescue his friend Colonel Trautman from the clutches of the formidable invading Soviet forces in Afghanistan.

Director: Peter MacDonald | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Marc de Jonge, Kurtwood Smith

Votes: 126,842 | Gross: $53.72M

19. L.A. Story (1991)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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66 Metascore

With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a wacky weatherman tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early 1990s Los Angeles.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Steve Martin, Victoria Tennant, Richard E. Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker

Votes: 31,944 | Gross: $28.86M

20. Shocker (1989)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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51 Metascore

After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Michael Murphy, Mitch Pileggi, John Tesh, Heather Langenkamp

Votes: 15,844 | Gross: $16.55M

21. The Wizard (1989)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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23 Metascore

A boy and his brother run away from home and hitch cross country with the help of a girl they meet to compete in the ultimate video game championship.

Director: Todd Holland | Stars: Fred Savage, Luke Edwards, Jenny Lewis, Vince Trankina

Votes: 14,912 | Gross: $14.28M

22. Red Heat (1988)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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61 Metascore

A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Belushi, Peter Boyle, Ed O'Ross

Votes: 67,947 | Gross: $34.99M

23. Cutthroat Island (1995)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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37 Metascore

A female pirate and her companion race against their rivals to find a hidden island that contains a fabulous treasure.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella, Maury Chaykin

Votes: 27,334 | Gross: $10.02M

24. Light Sleeper (1992)

R | 103 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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70 Metascore

A drug dealer reconsiders his profession when his boss plans to go straight and an old flame reappears.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Susan Sarandon, Dana Delany, David Clennon

Votes: 6,698 | Gross: $1.05M

25. Lock Up (1989)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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52 Metascore

With only six months left of his sentence, inmate Frank Leone is transferred from a minimum security prison to a maximum security prison by a vindictive warden.

Director: John Flynn | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Donald Sutherland, John Amos, Sonny Landham

Votes: 41,529 | Gross: $22.10M

26. Hamlet (1990)

PG | 135 min | Drama

6.7
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53 Metascore

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.

Director: Franco Zeffirelli | Stars: Mel Gibson, Glenn Close, Alan Bates, Paul Scofield

Votes: 22,019 | Gross: $20.71M

27. Air America (1990)

R | 113 min | Action, Comedy, War

5.8
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33 Metascore

A young pilot finds himself recruited unwittingly into a covert and corrupt C.I.A. airlift organization operating in Vietnam War-era Laos.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis, Ken Jenkins

Votes: 28,030 | Gross: $31.05M

28. Rambling Rose (1991)

R | 112 min | Drama

6.6
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A young woman who exudes sexuality battles temptation.

Director: Martha Coolidge | Stars: Laura Dern, Robert Duvall, Diane Ladd, Lukas Haas

Votes: 4,865 | Gross: $6.27M

29. Repossessed (1990)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.8
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31 Metascore

Parody of The Exorcist (1973), with Linda Blair once again possessed by Satan, and Leslie Nielsen as the exorcist.

Director: Bob Logan | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Linda Blair, Ned Beatty, Anthony Starke

Votes: 8,559 | Gross: $1.38M

30. Wagons East (1994)

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

4.8
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In the 1860s Wild West, a ragged bunch of misfit settlers decides they cannot stand living in their current situation and they hire a grizzled cowboy to take them on a journey back East to their hometowns.

Director: Peter Markle | Stars: John Candy, Joe Bays, Abraham Benrubi, Jill Boyd

Votes: 5,338 | Gross: $4.36M

31. Last of the Dogmen (1995)

PG | 118 min | Adventure, Western

7.0
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A Montana bounty hunter and an anthropologist discover a tribe of Native Americans living in a settlement isolated from the rest of the world.

Director: Tab Murphy | Stars: Tom Berenger, Barbara Hershey, Kurtwood Smith, Steve Reevis

Votes: 5,185 | Gross: $7.40M

32. The Silent Partner (1978)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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74 Metascore

A timid bank teller anticipates a bank robbery and steals the money himself before the crook arrives. When the sadistic crook realizes he's been fooled, he tracks down the teller and engages him in a cat-and-mouse chase for the cash.

Director: Daryl Duke | Stars: Elliott Gould, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York, Céline Lomez

Votes: 6,063

33. Johnny Handsome (1989)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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After being double crossed and thrown in jail, a deformed gangster gets a new face and rehabilitation, but his desire for revenge looms.

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Ellen Barkin, Elizabeth McGovern, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 9,531 | Gross: $7.24M

34. Narrow Margin (1990)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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53 Metascore

A Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney is sent to protect a woman who accidentally witnessed a Mafia murder.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Gene Hackman, Anne Archer, James Sikking, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 8,752 | Gross: $10.87M

35. Watchers (1988)

R | 91 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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A boy takes in a stray dog, later discovering that it is an ultra-intelligent runaway being stalked by a dangerous creature from the same genetic research lab.

Director: Jon Hess | Stars: Corey Haim, Michael Ironside, Christopher Cary, Graeme Campbell

Votes: 4,173 | Gross: $0.94M

36. Death House (2017)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Horror

3.0
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Two guards fighting through a power breakdown inside the secret 'Death House' prison must fight to survive ruthless inmates and even supernatural horrors.

Director: B. Harrison Smith | Stars: Bill Moseley, Tony Todd, Nicole Cinaglia, Adrienne Barbeau

Votes: 1,506 | Gross: $0.02M

37. Extreme Prejudice (1987)

R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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51 Metascore

A Texas Ranger and a ruthless narcotics kingpin - they were childhood friends, now they are adversaries...

Director: Walter Hill | Stars: Nick Nolte, Powers Boothe, Michael Ironside, Maria Conchita Alonso

Votes: 6,725 | Gross: $11.31M

38. The Long Walk Home (1990)

PG | 97 min | Drama, History

7.3
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73 Metascore

Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott led by Martin Luther King.

Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Whoopi Goldberg, Dwight Schultz, Ving Rhames

Votes: 3,761 | Gross: $4.80M

39. Music Box (1989)

PG-13 | 124 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes, but there is more to the case than she suspects.

Director: Costa-Gavras | Stars: Jessica Lange, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Frederic Forrest, Donald Moffat

Votes: 7,503 | Gross: $6.26M

40. Iron Eagle II (1988)

PG | 105 min | Action, Drama, Romance

3.8
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A joint U.S.- Soviet strike force is assembled to wipe out a nuclear base in an outlaw nation that plans to take the world hostage.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Mark Humphrey, Stuart Margolin, Alan Scarfe

Votes: 4,961 | Gross: $10.50M

41. Mountains of the Moon (1990)

R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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The legendary true-story of Capt. Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's tumultuous expedition to find the source of the Nile river.

Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Patrick Bergin, Iain Glen, Richard E. Grant, Fiona Shaw

Votes: 3,619 | Gross: $4.01M

42. The Celluloid Closet (1995)

R | 102 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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A documentary surveying the various Hollywood screen depictions of homosexuals and the attitudes behind them throughout the history of North American film.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: Lily Tomlin, Tony Curtis, Susie Bright, Arthur Laurents

Votes: 6,799 | Gross: $1.51M

43. Opportunity Knocks (1990)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy

6.1
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Two con men hide out in a house while the owner is away; one of them assumes the identity of the absent house sitter when the owner's relatives come to visit, only for further complications to set in.

Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Dana Carvey, Robert Loggia, Todd Graff, Julia Campbell

Votes: 3,035 | Gross: $11.36M

44. Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992)

R | 98 min | Action

3.7
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Chappy discovers a drug-smuggling scheme at his own air base. It turns out that the lives of some village people in Peru are at stake, and he decides to fly there with ancient airplanes and friends to free them.

Director: John Glen | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Rachel McLish, Paul Freeman, Horst Buchholz

Votes: 2,904 | Gross: $2.52M

45. Mistrial (1996 TV Movie)

R | 89 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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A community activist charged with the of killing two cops, one of them his ex-wife, is found not guilty due to lack of evidence. The arresting detective takes the judge, jury, and defendant... See full summary »

Director: Heywood Gould | Stars: Bill Pullman, Robert Loggia, Blair Underwood, Leo Burmester

Votes: 727

46. Queens Logic (1991)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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A group of lifelong friends meet again in Queens for Ray's bachelor party and wedding.

Director: Steve Rash | Stars: Kevin Bacon, Linda Fiorentino, John Malkovich, Joe Mantegna

Votes: 1,622 | Gross: $0.61M

47. Food of the Gods II (1989)

R | 91 min | Sci-Fi, Horror

3.9
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A growth hormone experiment gets out of hand, when the the resulting giant man-eating rats escape, reaking havoc on the unsuspecting campus. Much blood-letting follows.

Director: Damian Lee | Stars: Paul Coufos, Lisa Schrage, Réal Andrews, Stuart Hughes

Votes: 1,275

48. The Dark Wind (1991)

R | 111 min | Drama, Mystery

5.5
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A Navajo police officer is mixed up in drug smuggling and murder on the reservation.

Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Lance Baker, Betty C. Barlow, Gary Basaraba, Billy Beck

Votes: 622

49. Two-Fisted Tales (1992 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama, Thriller, War

5.8
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Stories of an Old West gunfighter's last stand, a drag racer whose past comes back to haunt him, and WWI soldier's cowardice are introduced by the foul-mouthed, wheelchair-bound Mr. Rush. All segments were also in "Tales from the Crypt."

Directors: Richard Donner, Tom Holland, Robert Zemeckis | Stars: William Sadler, David Morse, Neil Giuntoli, Roderick Cook

Votes: 581

50. Pathfinder (1987)

86 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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A Warband intent on slaughter terrorizes northern Scandinavian villages in 1000 AD.

Director: Nils Gaup | Stars: Mikkel Gaup, Ingvald Guttorm, Nils Utsi, Henrik H. Buljo

Votes: 5,080


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