Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Santa Cruz, California, USA"


1. Bumblebee (2018)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | Post-production

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town. Charlie, on the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken.

Director: Travis Knight | Stars: Justin Theroux, Hailee Steinfeld, Angela Bassett, John Cena

2. The Lost Boys (1987)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror

7.3
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63 Metascore

After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest, Barnard Hughes

Votes: 107,225 | Gross: $32.22M

3. Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town.

Director: Stephen Chiodo | Stars: Grant Cramer, Suzanne Snyder, John Allen Nelson, John Vernon

Votes: 27,590 | Gross: $15.63M

4. Us (II) (2019)

Horror, Thriller | Post-production

Plot unknown. Described as a "social horror-thriller".

Director: Jordan Peele | Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Anna Diop, Lupita Nyong'o, Kara Hayward

5. Dangerous Minds (1995)

R | 99 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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47 Metascore

An ex-Marine turned teacher struggles to connect with her students in an inner city school.

Director: John N. Smith | Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, George Dzundza, Courtney B. Vance, Robin Bartlett

Votes: 43,158 | Gross: $84.92M

6. Harold and Maude (1971)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.0
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62 Metascore

Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.

Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Ruth Gordon, Bud Cort, Vivian Pickles, Cyril Cusack

Votes: 63,512

7. Devs (2019– )

Thriller | Announced

A computer engineer investigates the secretive development division in her company, which she believes was behind the disappearance of her boyfriend.

Stars: Karl Glusman, Zach Grenier, Jin Ha, Stephen McKinley Henderson

8. Sudden Impact (1983)

R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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52 Metascore

A rape victim is exacting revenge on her aggressors in a small town outside San Francisco. "Dirty" Harry Callahan, on suspension for angering his superiors (again), is assigned to the case.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle, Bradford Dillman

Votes: 35,775 | Gross: $67.64M

9. Ten Inch Hero (2007)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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An artist gets a job at a beachside sandwich shop, where she hangs out with a techie, a flirt, a rocker, a hippie, and a Wiccan.

Director: David Mackay | Stars: Elisabeth Harnois, Clea DuVall, Sean Patrick Flanery, Jensen Ackles

Votes: 11,105

10. Chasing Mavericks (2012)

PG | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.2
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45 Metascore

When young Jay Moriarity discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it.

Directors: Michael Apted, Curtis Hanson | Stars: Jonny Weston, Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer

Votes: 28,375 | Gross: $6.00M

11. The Road Within (2014)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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31 Metascore

A young man with Tourette's Syndrome embarks on a road trip with his recently-deceased mother's ashes.

Director: Gren Wells | Stars: Zoë Kravitz, Robert Patrick, Robert Sheehan, Dev Patel

Votes: 12,173

12. 3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

2.8
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44 Metascore

Three young boys, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum together with their neighbor girl, computer whiz Amanda are visiting Mega Mountain amusement park when it is invaded by an army of ninjas led by ... See full summary »

Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: Loni Anderson, Hulk Hogan, Jim Varney, Victor Wong

Votes: 9,602 | Gross: $0.38M

13. The Dead Pit (1989)

R | 95 min | Horror

5.5
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A renegade doctor is shot dead and entombed with his fiendish experiments in the basement of an abandoned wing of a mental hospital. Twenty years later, a mysterious woman is admitted with ... See full summary »

Director: Brett Leonard | Stars: Jeremy Slate, Cheryl Lawson, Stephen Gregory Foster, Danny Gochnauer

Votes: 1,585

14. Glory Daze (1995)

R | 100 min | Comedy

5.6
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With college graduation pending, the old gang tries to avoid the inevitability of breaking up and going forward with their lives.

Director: Rich Wilkes | Stars: Ben Affleck, Sam Rockwell, Megan Ward, French Stewart

Votes: 3,166

15. Back to the Beach (1987)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Musical

5.8
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Frankie and Annette, having grown up and put aside their beach-partying lifestyle, visit their daughter in Southern California and discover there's still some wild times left in them.

Director: Lyndall Hobbs | Stars: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Lori Loughlin, Tommy Hinkley

Votes: 2,458 | Gross: $13.11M

16. Homegrown (1998)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Life is good for Jack, Carter and Harlan, three inept ne'r-do-wells who help run master dope-grower Malcoms flourishing marijuana plantation somewhere in northern California. But then ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Hank Azaria, Kelly Lynch, John Lithgow

Votes: 4,239 | Gross: $0.22M

17. Creator (1985)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.2
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An eccentric scientist teaches a student in his own manner while he looks for a way to clone his deceased wife.

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Mariel Hemingway, Vincent Spano, Virginia Madsen

Votes: 2,719 | Gross: $5.35M

18. The Shadow Riders (1982 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Romance, Western

6.8
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After the Civil War, two brothers demobilized from the army return home and must rescue certain relatives who have been kidnapped by a band of renegade Confederates.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Dominique Dunne, Ben Johnson

Votes: 1,842

19. Heartbeeps (1981)

PG | 78 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy

4.2
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Two household robots run away and try to start a family.

Director: Allan Arkush | Stars: Andy Kaufman, Bernadette Peters, Randy Quaid, Kenneth McMillan

Votes: 1,174 | Gross: $2.15M

20. The Sting II (1983)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Crime

5.2
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A team of cons is planning a new scam involving betting on a boxing match but one of its past victims aims to exact revenge by eliminating the whole group.

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Jackie Gleason, Mac Davis, Teri Garr, Karl Malden

Votes: 1,821 | Gross: $6.35M

21. Out on a Limb (1992)

PG | 93 min | Comedy

5.3
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Matthew Broderick goes Out on a Limb in this surprising adventure about a financial whiz who takes a wild detour to come to the aid of his kid sister in the small logging town of Buzzsaw.

Director: Francis Veber | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones, Heidi Kling, John C. Reilly

Votes: 1,421 | Gross: $1.66M

22. The Tripper (2006)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror

5.1
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A Ronald Reagan-obsessed serial killer targets a bunch of hippies who are heading to a weekend-long concert.

Director: David Arquette | Stars: Jaime King, Thomas Jane, Lukas Haas, David Arquette

Votes: 5,541 | Gross: $0.02M

23. Starman (1986–1987)

60 min | Sci-Fi

6.9
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An alien returns to Earth years after an earlier visit to reunite with his Earth son and together, they search for the alien's human wife.

Stars: Robert Hays, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Michael Cavanaugh, Patrick Culliton

Votes: 602

24. East of Eden (1981– )

480 min | Drama

7.5
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Screen adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel which begins in the years after the American Civil War and, through the story of the Trask family, brings to light a struggle and conflict inherent in the human condition.

Stars: Timothy Bottoms, Jane Seymour, Bruce Boxleitner, Soon-Tek Oh

Votes: 601

25. The Brotherhood of Justice (1986 TV Movie)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.6
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A group of high school students, led by a rich boy Derek, is sick of school violence and decides to become underground vigilantes named "Brotherhood of Justice". It starts with the idea of ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Braverman | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Kiefer Sutherland, Lori Loughlin, Joe Spano

Votes: 1,403

26. Wild Tigers I Have Known (2006)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

6.2
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52 Metascore

A lyrical telling of the coming of age of a 13-year-old boy who learns to cope with his newfound sexuality and his unrequited love for the cool kid in school.

Director: Cam Archer | Stars: Malcolm Stumpf, Patrick White, Max Paradise, Fairuza Balk

Votes: 1,943 | Gross: $0.01M

27. I Think We're Alone Now (2008)

Not Rated | 70 min | Documentary

6.8
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Two individuals, Jeff and Kelly, claim to be in love with the 80's pop singer Tiffany.

Director: Sean Donnelly | Stars: Kelly McCormick, Tiffany, Jeff Turner

Votes: 1,202

28. The Gangster Chronicles (1981– )

60 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.3
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The series follows the lives of the three main characters from their youth into becoming major criminal figures in 1920's America.

Stars: Michael Nouri, Joe Penny, Brian Benben, Kathleen Lloyd

Votes: 184

29. Tilt (1979)

PG | 111 min | Drama

5.1
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Tilt is the story of a young girl, who is a pinball machine wizard. Because she does not get on with her parents, Tilt is contemplating running away from home, and skipping school one day ... See full summary »

Director: Rudy Durand | Stars: Brooke Shields, Ken Marshall, Charles Durning, John Crawford

Votes: 270

30. Hope Dances (2017)

TV-PG | 90 min | Family

6.7
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Hope Douglas has a dream but her parents have thrown her into battle between playing sports and dancing ballet. When a tragedy strikes, Hope has to make a difficult choice that will decide her fate - which way does she go?

Director: Andrew Dillon | Stars: Michael Swan, Michael Cotter, Avarose Dillon, Sunny Doench

Votes: 33

31. The Howards of Virginia (1940)

Approved | 116 min | Drama, History, War

6.2
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Just prior to the American War of Independence, aristocratic Virginian Jane Peyton marries unsophisticated rustic farmer and surveyor Matt Howard who takes her to his Shenandoah Valley plantation and later goes to war.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Cary Grant, Martha Scott, Cedric Hardwicke, Alan Marshal

Votes: 937

32. The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Janet Leigh makes an impressive debut alongside Van Johnson in this historical romance in which a farmer's daughter falls in love with a man who fought against her family in the Civil War. ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Van Johnson, Thomas Mitchell, Janet Leigh, Marshall Thompson

Votes: 417

33. Netflix vs. the World (2019)

Documentary | Post-production

The story of how a tiny, broke Silicon Valley startup slew giants of the movie rental world, warded off Amazon and forced movie making and distribution into the digital age.

Director: Shawn Cauthen | Stars: Denzel Washington, Robert Redford, Shawn Levy, Ted Sarandos

34. Stranger in the Family (1991 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

5.9
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Steve Thompson is a sixteen-year-old who seemed to have everything going for him: good looks, friends, and a great personality. But his once bright future is tragically dimmed after a car accident brings all this to a crashing halt.

Director: Donald Wrye | Stars: Teri Garr, Neil Patrick Harris, Randle Mell, Sierra Samuel

Votes: 116

35. Tao of Surfing (2016)

Drama

5.0
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Tao of Surfing, based on the internationally acclaimed book by Michael A. Allen, celebrates the joy and wonder of youth, the heartbreak and challenges that come with unexpected life change ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Diamond Phillips | Stars: Sherman Allen, Eric Balfour, Arija Bareikis, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman

Votes: 7

36. The Danger Element (2017)

100 min | Action

3.7
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A member of a secret order of knights and his estranged sister take on the mob and a troubled scientist in pursuit of the stolen Danger Element, which they believe has the power to bring their father back from the dead.

Director: John Soares | Stars: Doug Jones, Cassie Meder, John Soares

Votes: 57

37. Night Manager (2014)

Drama

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Add a Plot

Director: Michael Rava | Stars: Marshall Duffy, Jeff Newton

Votes: 6

38. Tiger Trap (2018)

11 min | Short, Drama

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An introverted Asian-American college student struggles to blend in while at a surreal house party.

Director: Brandon E. Lee | Stars: Eric Wong, Meggie Trieu Nguyen, Austin Koch, Daniel Eslick

39. The Johnstown Flood (1926)

Passed | 60 min | Drama

4.9
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Johnstown Flood tells a true story of heartbreak, heroism and the courage to survive. On a stormy day in May of 1889, the South Fork Dam explodes, unleashing a 40-foot wall of water. ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: George O'Brien, Florence Gilbert, Janet Gaynor, Anders Randolf

Votes: 32

40. Maid of Salem (1937)

Passed | 86 min | Drama

6.6
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Young lovers fall afoul of repressive society as Salem elders get caught up in the witch hunts and trials of 17th century Massachusetts. One family in particular uses the hysteria to its ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Harvey Stephens, Gale Sondergaard

Votes: 301

41. Redwood Curtain (1995 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

6.0
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Geri Riordan is adopted, half-Vietnamese, eighteen, and a piano prodigy. She also feels as if she doesn't know who she really is, and when her adopted father dies, she begins to search for ... See full summary »

Director: John Korty | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Lea Salonga, Debra Monk, Catherine Hicks

Votes: 157

42. Somebody Is Waiting (1996)

R | 90 min | Drama

6.4
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Charlotte Ellis is a devoted mother, caring for her five children alone, following the departure of her cruel, alcoholic husband Roger To make her situation worse, her son Leon is going off the rails.

Director: Martin Donovan | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Nastassja Kinski, Johnny Whitworth, Brian Donovan

Votes: 381

43. Graves End (2005)

90 min | Thriller, Mystery

8.8
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When society turns their back on reformed felons, the town of Graves End welcomes them but when the ex-cons disappear, FBI agent Paul Rickman comes looking for them and discovers more than he expected.

Director: James Marlowe | Stars: Eric Roberts, Steven Williams, Daniel Roebuck, Valerie Mikita

Votes: 6,418

44. The Entertainer (1975 TV Movie)

105 min | Drama, Music

8.0
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A vaudeville entertainer approaches middle age still not having attained success or stardom.

Director: Donald Wrye | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Ray Bolger, Sada Thompson, Tyne Daly

Votes: 49

45. Commune (2005)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary

6.7
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74 Metascore

A documentary on the Black Bear Ranch Commune, an alternative living community founded in 1968 in the remote North Californian wilderness.

Director: Jonathan Berman | Stars: Mahaj Seeger, Peter Coyote, Cedar Seeger, Mel Kramer

Votes: 375

46. Out (1982)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama

2.8
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A self-styled "urban guerrilla" in Greenwich Village is sent on various assignments across the country by a mysterious "commander."

Director: Eli Hollander | Stars: Peter Coyote, O-Lan Jones, Jim Haynie, Grandfather Semu Haute

Votes: 276

47. Specter (I) (2012)

81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.2
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A supernatural thriller containing real natural disasters intertwined with a narrative story that will keep you guessing until the very end.

Director: Jordan Graham | Stars: Corey Ankele, Kaitlin Ankele, Adrian Cavlan, Michael Daniel

Votes: 168

48. Split (1989)

Unrated | 85 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Sci-fi story about a man (Timothy Dwight) on the run from a Big Brother-like security force.

Director: Chris Shaw | Stars: Timothy Dwight, Joan Bechtel, John J. Flynn, Chris Shaw

Votes: 125

49. Real Lemons (2017)

16 min | Short, Western | Completed

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In modern-day rural and conservative California, an openly gay ex-convict ropes his high-spirited and naive brother into robbing a bar so they can trade their old life for a better one.

Director: Julian Buchan | Stars: Alex Feldman, Travis Owens, Melia Kreiling, Sauman Badiei

50. Hide-Out (1934)

Approved | 81 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Farmers take in an injured racketeer and try to reform him.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Maureen O'Sullivan, Edward Arnold, Elizabeth Patterson

Votes: 576



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