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1. Troy (2004)

R | 163 min | Drama, History

7.2
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56 Metascore

An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Julian Glover

Votes: 475,120 | Gross: $133.38M

2. Citizen Kane (1941)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

8.3
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100 Metascore

Following the death of publishing tycoon Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance; 'Rosebud'.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 383,938 | Gross: $1.59M

3. Red Dawn (1984)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Drama

6.4
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55 Metascore

It is the dawn of World War III. In mid-western America, a group of teenagers band together to defend their town, and their country, from invading Soviet forces.

Director: John Milius | Stars: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Charlie Sheen

Votes: 49,855 | Gross: $38.38M

4. Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family

5.4
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49 Metascore

A rich young boy finds his family targeted in an inside job and must use his cunning to save them.

Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Edward Herrmann, John Larroquette, Christine Ebersole

Votes: 61,808 | Gross: $38.09M

5. Star Trek: First Contact (1996)

PG-13 | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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71 Metascore

The Borg travel back in time intent on preventing Earth's first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton

Votes: 115,065 | Gross: $92.00M

6. The Avengers (1961–1969)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.2
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A quirky spy show of the adventures of eccentrically suave British Agent John Steed and his predominately female partners.

Stars: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Linda Thorson

Votes: 6,309

7. Extract (2009)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.1
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61 Metascore

Joel, the owner of an extract plant, tries to contend with myriad personal and professional problems, such as his potentially unfaithful wife and employees who want to take advantage of him.

Director: Mike Judge | Stars: Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig, Ben Affleck, Mila Kunis

Votes: 43,893 | Gross: $10.81M

8. Thunderbirds (2004)

PG | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.2
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36 Metascore

When The Hood finds and invades International Rescue's secret base and traps most of the Tracy family, only young Alan Tracy and his friends can save the day.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Bill Paxton, Anthony Edwards, Ben Kingsley, Brady Corbet

Votes: 12,850 | Gross: $6.77M

9. Nine Lives (I) (2016)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.3
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11 Metascore

A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner, Robbie Amell, Cheryl Hines

Votes: 20,124 | Gross: $19.64M

10. Invaders from Mars (1953)

Approved | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt, Leif Erickson

Votes: 6,929

11. Monte Walsh (2003 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 117 min | Romance, Western

7.1
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Monte Walsh and Chet Rollins are long-time cowhands, working whatever ranch work comes their way, but "nothing they can't do from a horse." Their lives are divided between months on the ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Tom Selleck, Isabella Rossellini, Keith Carradine, George Eads

Votes: 2,130

12. Turbulence (1997)

R | 100 min | Action, Thriller

4.9
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After a shootout on a flight transporting prisoners, a flight attendant must outwit a smooth-talking serial killer and land the plane herself.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Ray Liotta, Lauren Holly, Brendan Gleeson, Hector Elizondo

Votes: 10,440 | Gross: $11.47M

13. Red White & Blue (2010)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.4
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81 Metascore

A woman attracts the attention of a psychopathic former Army interrogator and an emotionally fragile young man caring for his ailing mother.

Director: Simon Rumley | Stars: Amanda Fuller, Marc Senter, Jon Michael Davis, Nick Holden

Votes: 5,418

14. Twilight's Last Gleaming (1977)

R | 146 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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An imprisoned rogue USAF general with a secret personal agenda, escapes the brig and takes over an ICBM silo, threatening to start WW3.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Roscoe Lee Browne, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 2,731

15. Cyborg X (2016)

90 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.9
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After X-Corp, a radical weapons manufacturer, is taken over by a Cyber Virus, a group of survivors must fight to save humanity from the army of Machines the Virus now controls.

Director: K. King | Stars: Eve Mauro, Danny Trejo, Rocky Myers, Adam Johnson

Votes: 1,216

16. Mickey's House of Villains (2001 Video)

TV-G | 70 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.6
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When villains come to Mickey's House of Mouse, he and his friends attempt to keep the show running.

Directors: Jamie Mitchell, Rick Calabash, Tony Craig, Roberts Gannaway, Burt Gillett, Jack Hannah, Jack King, Mike Moon | Stars: Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Jeff Bennett, Susanne Blakeslee

Votes: 2,955

17. Command Performance (2009)

R | 93 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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When the Russian Premier is taken hostage at a rock concert in Moscow, it's up to a drummer, an ex-biker, to save him.

Director: Dolph Lundgren | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Melissa Molinaro, Hristo Shopov, Dave Legeno

Votes: 3,081

18. The Brainwashing of My Dad (2015)

90 min | Documentary

6.6
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Jen Senko, a documentary filmmaker, looks at the rise of right-wing media through the lens of her WWII vet father who changed from a life-long, nonpolitical Democrat to an angry, right-wing... See full summary »

Director: Jen Senko | Stars: Eric Boehlert, David Brock, Noam Chomsky, Jeff Cohen

Votes: 781

19. Attica (1980 TV Movie)

97 min | Drama

6.5
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The behind the scenes of the 1971 prisoners revolt at the Attica prison.

Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: Henry Darrow, Charles Durning, Joel Fabiani, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 410

20. Civil Brand (2002)

R | 95 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime

5.2
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29 Metascore

Frances is in the pen for killing her abusive husband. The abused the prisoners rise up against the "new plantation" that harvest human labor for profit. Nothing will stop Frances and her fellow inmates in this brutal battle for justice.

Director: Neema Barnette | Stars: LisaRaye McCoy, N'Bushe Wright, Yasiin Bey, Monica Calhoun

Votes: 682 | Gross: $0.24M

21. Denver and Rio Grande (1952)

Passed | 89 min | Adventure, Western

5.8
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A romanticized history of the building of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad in the Colorado mountains.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Edmond O'Brien, Sterling Hayden, Dean Jagger, Kasey Rogers

Votes: 399

22. Broken Trust (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 87 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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An attorney tries to rescue a kidnapped mentor while also taking on a case against a major pharmaceutical company.

Director: Ron Oliver | Stars: Laura Vandervoort, Shawn Roberts, Sonya Salomaa, Sean Allan

Votes: 288

23. Black Samson (1974)

R | 88 min | Action, Drama

6.2
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Noble nightclub owner Samson does his best to keep his neighborhood clean of crime and drugs. When vicious mobster Johnny Nappa tries to muscle in on Samson's territory, Samson takes a brave stand against Nappa and his flunkies.

Director: Charles Bail | Stars: Rockne Tarkington, William Smith, Connie Strickland, Carol Speed

Votes: 334

24. River Lady (1948)

Approved | 78 min | Action, Drama, Western

6.0
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During the 1850s, crooked lumber syndicate man Beauvais tries to take over the local mill while Sequin, the sensual owner of a gambling riverboat, tries to control the heart of Mississippi lumberjack Dan Corrigan.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea, Rod Cameron, Helena Carter

Votes: 154

25. The Uninvited (1997– )

50 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Investigating the phenomena of alien abductions

Stars: Douglas Hodge, Leslie Grantham, Lia Williams, Sylvestra Le Touzel

Votes: 108

26. The Silken Affair (1956)

Approved | 96 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

5.8
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Spoiler: Roger Tweakham, a married accountant leading a hum-drum life gets involved with a motivating model, 'tweaks' the books of a stocking-factory whose owner he likes so it will show a ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Kellino | Stars: David Niven, Geneviève Page, Ronald Squire, Beatrice Straight

Votes: 29

27. Akko's Secret (2012)

120 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.0
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Young Atsuko Kagami comes into possession of a magical mirror that lets her transform into anything she wishes. Atsuko Kagami then attempts to save a company which is about to be sold by ... See full summary »

Director: Yasuhiro Kawamura | Stars: Haruka Ayase, Takeshi Kaga, Ren Osugi, Teruyuki Kagawa

Votes: 222

28. Coffee, Kill Boss (2013)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.2
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From its humble beginnings as a tannery for hog bellies, the Wood and Wood corporation has evolved into a vast, corrupt modern-day holdings corporation. Lifelong employee and self-described... See full summary »

Director: Nathan Marshall | Stars: Eddie Jemison, Noureen DeWulf, Peter Breitmayer, Richard Riehle

Votes: 60

29. Life at the Resort (2011)

90 min | Comedy

5.4
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There is more than hospitality happening at the famous 5 Star Hollywood Resort. Rumors are spread and secrets are said. In just one day the problems and plots of guests and staff unfold, ... See full summary »

Directors: Jeff Sable, Zander Villayne | Stars: Marc Singer, Marisa Petroro, Adrian R'Mante, Vail Bloom

Votes: 63

30. Club Dead (1994 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

7.2
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A series of suspicious, bizarre suicides is plaguing Metacorp's elite cyberpunk hotel resort. Unhinged security chief Scudder has only one suspect in mind - ex con Sam Frost. To prove his innocence, Sam must crack this mystery himself.

Director: Gregory Harrison | Stars: Andrew Micheli, Wendy James, Nick Offerman, Jeffrey Frace

Votes: 8

31. Humørkort-stativ-sælgerens søn (2002)

85 min | Comedy

3.6
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The 33 years old publishing editor really likes to make people happy. He has big difficulties in saying no to his surroundings, and that causes him a lot of trouble along the road...

Director: Peter Bay | Stars: Thomas Bo Larsen, Hella Joof, Anette Støvelbæk, Niels Olsen

Votes: 288

32. In Our Village (1951)

66 min | Drama, History, Music

5.2
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The film shows that Romanian peasants were divided between those opposing and those embracing collectivization. The heated debates between the pro and con camps would ultimately lead to murder.

Directors: Jean Georgescu, Victor Iliu | Stars: Constantin Ramadan, George Manu, Nana Ianculescu, Aurel Ghitescu

Votes: 24

33. The Real Deal (2009 Video)

Not Rated | 77 min | Drama

8.2
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In the aftermath of a major world media takeover several seniors at Arrupe High School are challenged to act out against a world they are truly disconnected from.

Directors: Michael Breault, Eddie Siebert | Stars: Kevin Connolly, Matthew Warzel, Orion Acaba, Elijah Adams

Votes: 5

34. NXT TakeOver: The End (2016 TV Special)

TV-PG | 120 min | Action, Sport

7.8
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NXT TakeOver: The End was a wrestling PPV that aired on the WWE Network June 8, 2016. It featured the likes of Samoa Joe, Asuka, Nia Jax, Finn Balor, Austin Aries, and Shinsuke Nakamura

Director: Paul Levesque | Stars: Joe Seanoa, Fergal Devitt, Kanako Urai, Shinsuke Nakamura

Votes: 211

35. The Mastodon (1975)

83 min | Drama

7.2
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In 1946 Romania's oil rich regions are coveted by unscrupulous foreign oil companies and by the Communists who aim to nationalize Romania's oil industry.

Director: Virgil Calotescu | Stars: Zephi Alsec, Ion Anghel, Emil Botta, Toma Caragiu

Votes: 38

36. Back to Malheur: Two Years Later (2018)

13 min | Documentary, Short

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Add a Plot

Director: David Byars | Stars: Andy Dunbar, Tucker Dunbar, Duncan Evered, Hal Herring

37. Out of This World (II) (1954)

Approved | 75 min | Documentary, History, News

6.7
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This was filmed in 1949 when Lowell Thomas and Lowell Thomas Jr. took a journey to Tibet before the Red Chinese had moved in. It shows Tibet as it was then and, for that matter, as it had ... See full summary »

Directors: Lowell Thomas Jr., Lowell Thomas | Stars: Lowell Thomas, Lowell Thomas Jr.

Votes: 6

38. The Fortress (2014)

Short, Action, Drama

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The film is set in the future post-war Finland. The food, gasoline, weapons and ammo are of high value. The story tells the story of a survival group, composed of former soldiers and civilian fighters.

Director: Tuukka Kuusisto | Stars: Joni Aaltonen, Harri Jokinen, Marko Mäkelä, Tarmo Pasanen

39. The Guerrilla Masquerade Party (2004)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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The story of Dirty Bunny (A.K.A. Dan Garlington), and his creation Guerrilla Masquerade Party - a monthly costume party that invaded unsuspecting Seattle locations in thematic costumes from 2003 to 2008.

Stars: Joey Berkins, Treah Caldwell, Dan Dembiczak, Dan Garlington

40. Andromeda (2000–2005)
Episode: An Affirming Flame (2000)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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Captain Dylan Hunt attempts to drive the invaders from his ship. He manages to scare Gerentex off, but he leaves many of his employees behind. He takes the Maru and uses it to send the ... See full summary »

Director: Brenton Spencer | Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Lisa Ryder, Keith Hamilton Cobb, Laura Bertram

Votes: 216

41. Division 4 (1969–1976)
Episode: Big Fish Small Fry (1975)

Crime, Drama

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An assault on an accountant has the Yarra Central police baffled until they discover that the take over of a major prostitution racket is behind the assault.

Director: David Hinrichsen | Stars: Gerard Kennedy, Chuck Faulkner, Terence Donovan, Frank Taylor

42. L.A. Law (1986–1994)
Episode: Blood, Sweat and Fears (1990)

TV-PG | 48 min | Drama

7.2
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Kuzak uses new evidence and a testimony by a very hostile witness to plead for a new trial for Earl Williams. Meanwhile, Victor defends Dr. Michael Dayan, a surgeon being sued for wrongful ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Sherin | Stars: Harry Hamlin, Susan Dey, Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry

Votes: 17

43. Peaky Blinders (2013– )
Episode: Episode #2.4 (2014)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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The Peaky Blinders take over London's Eden Club; Sabini convinces his old adversary Alfie Solomons to join forces and eradicate the gang.

Director: Colm McCarthy | Stars: Bethan Daisy Caddick, Cillian Murphy, Sam Neill, Simone Kirby

Votes: 4,131

44. De prooi (2013)
Episode: Fusies en overnames (2013)

TV-PG | 49 min | Drama

7.2
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Now Groenink finally made it as CEO, he haughtily turns on his staff, bullying even those who made his career against all odds. His overt arrogance proves a major handicap, despite a fine ... See full summary »

Director: Theu Boermans | Stars: Pierre Bokma, Anniek Pheifer, Victor Löw, Reinout Bussemaker

Votes: 8

45. Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
Episode: Headless Romans (2007)

Documentary, History, Mystery

7.5
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What happened to the 30 Romans whose decapitated bodies were found buried in York, the town from which in the 3rd century A.D. the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus and his sons Caracalla and Geta led a brutal campaign against the Scots.

Director: Ian Potts | Stars: Joey Ansah, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 15

46. De prooi (2013)
Episode: Het belang van de aandeelhouder (2013)

TV-PG | 48 min | Drama

7.3
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The outgoing bank chairman is pressured by the board of directors to get the Special Credits manager approved as his successor.

Director: Theu Boermans | Stars: Pierre Bokma, Anniek Pheifer, Victor Löw, Paul Kooij

Votes: 9

47. Star Trek: The Original Series (1966–1969)
Episode: I, Mudd (1967)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.5
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Harry Mudd returns with a plot to take over the Enterprise by stranding the crew on a planet populated by androids under his command.

Director: Marc Daniels | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Roger C. Carmel

Votes: 2,380

48. The Mighty Boosh (2003–2007)
Episode: Jungle (2004)

TV-PG | 27 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

8.3
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With the zoo sale and destruction imminent for a future road, Howard's only chance to save the zoo is to find his previous boss: Absentee owner, and hero Tommy Nookah who is hidden within the bizarrely large 'Jungle' section of the zoo.

Director: Paul King | Stars: Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding, Rich Fulcher, Michael Fielding

Votes: 264

49. Superior Donuts (2017–2018)
Episode: Pilot (2017)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.0
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The gruff owner of a Chicago donut shop takes in an enterprising young employee.

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Jermaine Fowler, David Koechner, Maz Jobrani, Darien Sills-Evans

Votes: 175

50. Homicide (1964–1977)
Episode: The Last Task (1976)

Action, Crime, Drama

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For the final case, a former member of the squad, now an Inspector, returns to help in the investigation of a massage parlour murder.

Director: Kevin James Dobson | Stars: Charles 'Bud' Tingwell, Don Barker, Dennis Grosvenor, Gary Day



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