Most Voted Fantasy Feature Films Released 1998-01-01 to 1998-12-31


1. A Bug's Life (1998)

G | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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77 Metascore

A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.

Directors: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere

Votes: 239,253 | Gross: $162.80M

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: 209,372 | Gross: $120.62M

3. Meet Joe Black (1998)

PG-13 | 178 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.2
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43 Metascore

Death, who takes the form of a young man, asks a media mogul to act as a guide to teach him about life on Earth, and in the process, he falls in love with his guide's daughter.

Director: Martin Brest | Stars: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani, Jake Weber

Votes: 188,433 | Gross: $44.62M

4. Pleasantville (1998)

PG-13 | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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71 Metascore

Two 1990s teenage siblings find themselves in a 1950s sitcom, where their influence begins to profoundly change that complacent world.

Director: Gary Ross | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, Reese Witherspoon

Votes: 111,894 | Gross: $40.57M

5. City of Angels (1998)

PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.7
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54 Metascore

Inspired by the modern classic, Wings of Desire, City involves an angel (Cage) who is spotted by a doctor in an operating room. Franz plays Cage's buddy who somehow knows a lot about angels.

Director: Brad Silberling | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Meg Ryan, Andre Braugher, Dennis Franz

Votes: 104,123 | Gross: $78.69M

6. The Prince of Egypt (1998)

PG | 99 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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64 Metascore

An Egyptian prince learns of his identity as a Hebrew and his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people.

Directors: Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner, Simon Wells | Stars: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock

Votes: 104,107 | Gross: $101.22M

7. What Dreams May Come (1998)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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44 Metascore

After he dies in a car crash, a man searches heaven and hell for his beloved wife.

Director: Vincent Ward | Stars: Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Annabella Sciorra, Max von Sydow

Votes: 92,780 | Gross: $55.49M

8. Doctor Dolittle (1998)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.4
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46 Metascore

A doctor discovers that he can communicate with animals.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Peter Boyle, Ossie Davis, Oliver Platt

Votes: 83,941 | Gross: $144.16M

9. Fallen (1998)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 66,175 | Gross: $25.19M

10. Practical Magic (1998)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.2
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46 Metascore

Two witch sisters, raised by their eccentric aunts in a small town, face closed-minded prejudice and a curse which threatens to prevent them ever finding lasting love.

Director: Griffin Dunne | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing, Dianne Wiest

Votes: 63,510 | Gross: $46.68M

11. Sliding Doors (1998)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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59 Metascore

A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel.

Director: Peter Howitt | Stars: Gwyneth Paltrow, John Hannah, John Lynch, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Votes: 57,678 | Gross: $11.88M

12. Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998)

G | 96 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.0
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35 Metascore

Scientists genetically create a new Pokémon, Mewtwo, but the results are horrific and disastrous.

Directors: Kunihiko Yuyama, Michael Haigney | Stars: Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart, Jay Goede

Votes: 33,962 | Gross: $85.74M

13. Jack Frost (1998)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.3
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A father who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son, before he is gone forever.

Director: Troy Miller | Stars: Michael Keaton, Kelly Preston, Joseph Cross, Mark Addy

Votes: 28,383 | Gross: $34.55M

14. Babe: Pig in the City (1998)

G | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.8
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68 Metascore

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Magda Szubanski, Elizabeth Daily, Mickey Rooney, James Cromwell

Votes: 28,269 | Gross: $18.32M

15. Mighty Joe Young (1998)

PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.6
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51 Metascore

A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by a zoologist and a young woman whom he grew up with. A poacher from the past returns to seek vengeance on him.

Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Bill Paxton, Charlize Theron, Rade Serbedzija, Peter Firth

Votes: 25,284 | Gross: $50.63M

16. Quest for Camelot (1998)

G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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An adventurous girl, a young blind hermit, and a goofy two-headed dragon race to find the lost sword Excalibur to save King Arthur and Camelot from disaster.

Director: Frederik Du Chau | Stars: Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Andrea Corr, Bryan White

Votes: 12,886 | Gross: $22.72M

17. Les couloirs du temps: Les visiteurs II (1998)

G | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.1
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Knight Godefroy has to return to our time from 1023 to get back the sacred jewels that Jacquouille has taken to the 20th century.

Director: Jean-Marie Poiré | Stars: Christian Clavier, Jean Reno, Muriel Robin, Marie-Anne Chazel

Votes: 9,058 | Gross: $0.15M

18. After Life (1998)

R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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91 Metascore

After death, people have just one week to choose only a memory to keep for eternity.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Arata Iura, Erika Oda, Susumu Terajima, Takashi Naitô

Votes: 8,283 | Gross: $0.80M

19. Kirikou and the Sorceress (1998)

71 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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In a troubled African village, an unusual baby is born.

Directors: Michel Ocelot, Raymond Burlet | Stars: Doudou Gueye Thiaw, Maimouna N'Diaye, Awa Sene Sarr, Robert Liensol

Votes: 7,134

20. Six-String Samurai (1998)

PG-13 | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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In the post-apocalyptic world of 1960s Nevada, a rock 'n' roll samurai on his way to Lost Vegas takes a young orphan boy under his protection as Death and his metalhead Horsemen chase after them.

Director: Lance Mungia | Stars: Jeffrey Falcon, Justin McGuire, Kim De Angelo, Stephane Gauger

Votes: 6,202 | Gross: $0.12M

21. Phantasm IV: Oblivion (1998)

R | 90 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Mike travels through time and dimensions to find the Tall Man's origins.

Director: Don Coscarelli | Stars: A. Michael Baldwin, Reggie Bannister, Bill Thornbury, Heidi Marnhout

Votes: 5,607

22. Chûgoku no chôjin (1998)

118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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A salaryman and yakuza are each sent by their bosses to a remote Chinese village but discover more then they expected.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Masahiro Motoki, Renji Ishibashi, Mako, Michiko Kichise

Votes: 4,128

23. Fung wan: Hung ba tin ha (1998)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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An evil warlord takes in 2 students (Wind & Cloud) in an effort to become invincible so he can take over the world.

Director: Wai-Keung Lau | Stars: Aaron Kwok, Ekin Cheng, Shin'ichi Chiba, Kristy Yeung

Votes: 3,431

24. Dong (1998)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

7.6
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While never-ending rain and a strange disease spread by cockroaches ravage Taiwan, a plumber makes a hole between two apartments and the inhabitants of each form a unique connection, enacted in musical numbers.

Director: Ming-liang Tsai | Stars: Kuei-Mei Yang, Kang-sheng Lee, Tien Miao, Hui-Chin Lin

Votes: 2,927

25. Tale of the Mummy (1998)

R | 88 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

3.8
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Centuries ago, under the sands of ancient Egypt, a prince was buried and his tomb eternally curses so that no man would ever again suffer from his evil ways. But hundreds of years later on ... See full summary »

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Jason Scott Lee, Louise Lombard, Sean Pertwee, Lysette Anthony

Votes: 2,789

26. Rasen (1998)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.3
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A young pathologist seeks answers to the mysterious death of a friend and soon comes into contact with the same cursed videotape that caused the death of the friend's wife and son, which is haunted by the curse of Sadako, a relentless spirit.

Director: Jôji Iida | Stars: Kôichi Satô, Miki Nakatani, Hinako Saeki, Shingo Tsurumi

Votes: 2,390

27. Twice Upon a Yesterday (1998)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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A shambling, out-of-work actor, desperate to win back the affections of his ex-girlfriend, unexpectedly stumbles upon a way to turn back the clock.

Director: Maria Ripoll | Stars: Lena Headey, Douglas Henshall, Penélope Cruz, Gustavo Salmerón

Votes: 2,208 | Gross: $0.26M

28. Tarzan and the Lost City (1998)

PG | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Family

4.0
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Tarzan returns to his homeland of Africa to save his home from destruction.

Director: Carl Schenkel | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Jane March, Steven Waddington, Winston Ntshona

Votes: 1,948 | Gross: $2.15M

29. The Book of Life (1998)

Not Rated | 63 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.7
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The end of the millenium has taken on a certain significance in modern day prophecies. What happens if Jesus Christ has second thoughts about the Apocalypse? It is December 31, 1999 and New... See full summary »

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Martin Donovan, PJ Harvey, Dave Simonds, Thomas Jay Ryan

Votes: 1,732

30. The Minion (1998)

R | 95 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

3.9
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New York, Christmas Eve, 1999 - at the dawn of the new millennium - a subway construction crew unearths an eight hundred year old Celtic skeleton and a mysterious key. Archeologist Karen ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Marc Piché | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Françoise Robertson, Roc LaFortune, David Nerman

Votes: 1,400

31. It All Came True (1998)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy

5.7
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A bachelor afraid of marriage angers his long-time girlfriend by buying a splendid townhouse just for himself, only to find it haunted by the ghosts of a famous theatrical couple, who teach... See full summary »

Director: Peter Yates | Stars: James Spader, Polly Walker, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith

Votes: 1,005

32. The Wolves of Kromer (1998)

Not Rated | 82 min | Fantasy, Horror, Comedy

6.1
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38 Metascore

Once upon a time in the village of Kromer lived two beautiful young wolves. Cocksure Gabriel takes newcomer Seth under his paw and helps reconcile him to the vilification associated with ... See full summary »

Director: Will Gould | Stars: Boy George, James Layton, Lee Williams, Margaret Towner

Votes: 676 | Gross: $0.01M

33. 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: 671 | Gross: $53.35M

34. Shattered Image (1998)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

4.9
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Traumatised rape victim Jessie (Anne Parillaud) is living a double life as a cool assassin on a mission and as a paranoid bride on her honeymoon.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Anne Parillaud, William Baldwin, Lisanne Falk, Graham Greene

Votes: 624 | Gross: $0.10M

35. Rebirth of Mothra III (1998)

Not Rated | 99 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.0
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To save the world, Mothra goes back in time in an attempt to defeat a younger King Ghidora.

Director: Okihiro Yoneda | Stars: Megumi Kobayashi, Misato Tate, Aki Hano, Atsushi Ohnita

Votes: 618

36. A Very Unlucky Leprechaun (1998)

PG | 89 min | Family, Fantasy

1.7
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A very unlucky leprechaun over comes great adventures.

Director: Brian Kelly | Stars: Warwick Davis, Danielle Lombardi, Stephanie Lombardi, Tim Matheson

Votes: 546

37. The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit (1998)

PG | 77 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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Gomez is a young man who dreams of buying a gorgeous white suit in a nearby store, but doesn't have enough cash. He finds 4 more people of same size, who each give $20 and get to wear the ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Esai Morales, Edward James Olmos, Clifton Collins Jr.

Votes: 525

38. Goodbye, 20th Century (1998)

83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

6.9
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In the year 2019, after global destruction and descent into savagery, the immortal Kuzman tried to discover his destiny in order to learn how to die. As he enters the whirling circles of ... See full summary »

Directors: Darko Mitrevski, Aleksandar Popovski | Stars: Lazar Ristovski, Nikola Ristanovski, Vlado Jovanovski, Dejan Acimovic

Votes: 509

39. Too Tired to Die (1998)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.5
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Keith is a Japanese twenty-something who is followed by Death in various disguises. When he finally faces her, Death tells him that he has only 12 hours to live and he needs to make the ... See full summary »

Director: Wonsuk Chin | Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Mira Sorvino, Jeffrey Wright, Michael Imperioli

Votes: 465

40. Simão, o Fantasma Trapalhão (1998)

80 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

2.7
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Two jumbled and coward drivers join a rich family that moves to an ancient castle inhabited by a resented, but friendly ghost.

Director: Paulo Aragão | Stars: Angélica, Renato Aragão, Marcelo Augusto, Roberto Guilherme

Votes: 460

41. Resala ela alwaly (1998)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

4.6
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In the year 1807, they city of Rashid is under attack by the British forces. Harfoush, a brave knight must deliver a message to the ruler of Egypt to demand military aid in order to resist ... See full summary »

Directors: Nader Galal, Ahmed Nader Galal | Stars: Adel Imam, Youssra, Mustafa Metwalli, Alaa Waley El Din

Votes: 425

42. Nico the Unicorn (1998)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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As an 11-year-old boy struggles to cope with a disability, he finds a pony who gives birth to a unicorn which he takes care of.

Director: Graeme Campbell | Stars: Kevin Zegers, Neige, Pierre Chagnon, Martin Neufeld

Votes: 411

43. Animals with the Tollkeeper (1998)

103 min | Romance, Fantasy

6.9
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While looking for paradise, a cab driver suddenly falls in love.

Director: Michael Di Jiacomo | Stars: Tim Roth, Mili Avital, Rod Steiger, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 402

44. On na ma dak lin na (1998)

97 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music

6.6
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Two young men fall for the woman staying upstairs when she practises J.S. Bach's "Notebook for Anna Magdalena".

Director: Chung Man Yee | Stars: Takeshi Kaneshiro, Aaron Kwok, Kelly Chen, Chi-Kwong Cheung

Votes: 360

45. Beings (1998)

93 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

4.8
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Since as far back as Kyle and Evie Preston can remember, their grandmother told fantastical tales about elves who had been trapped underground by giants for thousands of years. Now ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Matthews | Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Glynis Barber, Jameson Baltes, Brittney Bomann

Votes: 304

46. Maharaja (1998)

164 min | Family, Adventure, Fantasy

3.8
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Fearing his death, Ranbir Singh (Salim Ghouse) decides to kill Kohinoor when he is a child, in vain though. After 20 years Kohinoor (Govinda) returns to claim his rightful place in the ... See full summary »

Director: Anil Sharma | Stars: Govinda, Manisha Koirala, Raj Babbar, Salim Ghouse

Votes: 296

47. The Last Leprechaun (1998)

Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Drama

3.8
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Ethel and Tommy Barrick are sent to Ireland to spend the summer with their new stepmother. Once there, they discover her to be an evil, power-seeking witch, with real magical powers and a hatred for all things green.

Director: David Lister | Stars: Veronica Hamel, Jack Scalia, David Warner, Mick Walter

Votes: 290

48. Boy Meets Girl (II) (1998)

102 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.1
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Angelina (Emily Hampshire) is a shy and whimsical Italian waitress who has moved from Italy to Canada to fulfill a family vow by marrying a man she's not in love with. Angelina settles into... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Ciccoritti | Stars: Sean Astin, Emily Hampshire, Kevin McDonald, Joe Mantegna

Votes: 274

49. Lupin III: Burning Memory - Tokyo Crisis (1998)

TV-PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.2
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Lupin attempts to get his hands on a treasure map, but finds himself in a crisis where the future of Tokyo hangs in the balance.

Director: Toshiya Shinohara | Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Kan'ichi Kurita, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Eiko Masuyama

Votes: 251

50. Historia kina w Popielawach (1998)

100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.1
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A young boy dreams of rebuilding a cinematograph constructed by his ancestor. The boy's father, however, does not approve of the idea.

Director: Jan Jakub Kolski | Stars: Krzysztof Majchrzak, Bartosz Opania, Grazyna Blecka-Kolska, Franciszek Pieczka

Votes: 248



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