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1. Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.7
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82 Metascore

After the Rebels are brutally overpowered by the Empire on the ice planet Hoth, Luke Skywalker begins Jedi training with Yoda, while his friends are pursued by Darth Vader.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 1,074,593 | Gross: $290.48M

2. Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.6
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90 Metascore

Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness

Votes: 1,143,205 | Gross: $322.74M

3. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

8.4
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85 Metascore

In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler's Nazis can obtain its awesome powers.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 828,356 | Gross: $248.16M

4. DVD Preview with Leonard Maltin Vol. 1 (2001 Video)

Documentary

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Director: Christopher Mollo | Stars: Leonard Maltin, Charles Gordon, Joe Johnston, Lukas Kendall

Votes: 5

5. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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58 Metascore

After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy the second Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Darth Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 879,546 | Gross: $309.13M

6. Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (2004 Video)

151 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

8.3
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An in-depth making of documentary about the original Star Wars trilogy, covering the productions of the three films and their impact on popular culture.

Directors: Edith Becker, Kevin Burns | Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Walter Cronkite, George Lucas, Steven Spielberg

Votes: 3,303

7. The Lawful Truth (2014)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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As each suspect twists the truth in his or her favor, a frustrated investigator attempts to figure out what ultimately led to the death of a young law student.

Director: Mollie Fitzgerald | Stars: Joe Johnston, Carrie Lazar, Dayna Schaaf, Osa Wallander

Votes: 13

8. The Iron Giant (1999)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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85 Metascore

A young boy befriends a giant robot from outer space that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: Eli Marienthal, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Aniston, Vin Diesel

Votes: 160,397 | Gross: $23.16M

9. The Creeps (2017)

17 min | Short, Drama, Horror

8.0
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Jordan is watching over her late aunt's estate when she suspects she's not in the old house alone.

Director: Mollie Fitzgerald | Stars: Jush Allen, Jessica Bishop, Paulette Mihale, Christina Shipp

Votes: 20

10. Making Jumanji: The Realm of Imagination (2000 Video)

20 min | Short

8.0
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This making-of documentary covers general aspects of the film's creation. We see movie clips, shots from the set, and interviews. The latter include remarks from Woodruff, Gillis, director ... See full summary »

Stars: Jim Bissell, Kirsten Dunst, Alec Gillis, David Alan Grier

Votes: 5

11. Agent Carter (2015–2016)
Episode: Now Is Not the End (2015)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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In 1946, Peggy Carter is now a secretary for the Strategic Scientific Reserve. Howard Stark asks her for help when the country believes that he is selling deadly weapons to their enemies.

Director: Louis D'Esposito | Stars: Hayley Atwell, James D'Arcy, Chad Michael Murray, Enver Gjokaj

Votes: 2,950

12. Agent Carter (2015–2016)

TV-PG | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.9
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In 1946, Peggy Carter is relegated to secretarial duties in the Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR). When Howard Stark is accused of treason, he secretly recruits Peggy to clear his name with the help of his butler, Edwin Jarvis.

Stars: Hayley Atwell, James D'Arcy, Enver Gjokaj, Chad Michael Murray

Votes: 67,845

13. October Sky (1999)

PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Family

7.8
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71 Metascore

The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern, Chris Owen

Votes: 76,742 | Gross: $32.48M

14. Lumen (2015 TV Movie)

Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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A family is mysteriously transported into the world of a writer's creation.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Fiona Shaw, Sam Jaeger, Christina Cole, Neil Jackson

Votes: 11

15. The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones (2002–2008)

90 min | Action, Adventure, History

7.7
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The boyhood adventures of the greatest action hero of all time: Indiana Jones. Young Indy travels the world, meeting some of the greatest figures of the early 20th century, and participating in the events that helped shape history.

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Ronny Coutteure, Lloyd Owen, Margaret Tyzack

Votes: 48

16. Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe (2014 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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A look at the story behind Marvel Studios and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, featuring interviews and behind-the-scenes footage from all of the Marvel films, the Marvel One-Shots and "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."

Stars: Axel Alonso, Victoria Alonso, Hayley Atwell, Jeffrey Bell

Votes: 876

17. From 'Star Wars' to 'Jedi': The Making of a Saga (1983 TV Movie)

Unrated | 65 min | Documentary

7.7
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Ever wonder how they ever made Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi? Well this documentary explains it all as we're taken on a behind-the-scenes tour of the making of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark Hamill, George Lucas, Anthony Daniels, Harrison Ford

Votes: 560

18. Spotlight on Location: October Sky (1999 Video)

12 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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Year 1957: the Soviets launch Sputnik in space. A young student from a small village in West Virginia gets fascinated & inspired by the technology progress and decides to get to know everything about missiles & aircrafts.

Stars: Homer H. Hickam Jr., Joe Johnston, Charles Gordon, Jake Gyllenhaal

Votes: 10

19. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure

7.6
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57 Metascore

In 1935, Indiana Jones arrives in India, still part of the British Empire, and is asked to find a mystical stone. He then stumbles upon a secret cult committing enslavement and human sacrifices in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Ke Huy Quan, Amrish Puri

Votes: 414,698 | Gross: $179.87M

20. Willow (1988)

PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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47 Metascore

A reluctant dwarf must play a critical role in protecting a special baby from an evil queen.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Jean Marsh

Votes: 94,411 | Gross: $57.27M

21. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)

TV-G | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.2
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The adventures of the archaeological treasure hunter in his youth as related by an elderly Indiana Jones.

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier, Ronny Coutteure

Votes: 6,681

22. Marvel LIVE! World Premiere of Captain America: The First Avenger (2011 Video)

23 min | Short, News

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Director: Michael Toubassi | Stars: Jaimie Alexander, Hayley Atwell, Donald Ian Black, Dominic Cooper

Votes: 20

23. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)
Episode: Princeton, February 1916 (1993)

TV-G | Action, Adventure, Family

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Old Indy meets a man driving a monster truck with the biggest set of wheels he ever saw at the gas station. He is reminded of his own teenage dream of driving the hottest car to his junior ... See full summary »

Directors: Joe Johnston, Carl Schultz | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Lloyd Owen, George Hall, Robyn Lively

Votes: 85

24. Jumanji (1995)

PG | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.0
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39 Metascore

When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped for decades in it and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bonnie Hunt, Jonathan Hyde

Votes: 277,000 | Gross: $100.48M

25. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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66 Metascore

Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Samuel L. Jackson, Hayley Atwell

Votes: 686,263 | Gross: $176.65M

26. Battlestar Galactica (1978)

PG | 148 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet in a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth.

Directors: Richard A. Colla, Alan J. Levi | Stars: Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict, Lorne Greene, Herbert Jefferson Jr.

Votes: 7,927

27. The 100 Greatest Family Films (2005 TV Movie)

301 min | Documentary

6.9
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The top 100 family films, as voted for by the viewers.

Directors: Mark Murray, Helen Spencer | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Robert Abele, Richard Adams, Thelma Adams

Votes: 81

28. Captain America: The First Avenger - The Transformation (2011 Video)

9 min | Short

6.9
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A brief piece that offers an in-depth look at the process of digitally shrinking Actor Chris Evans for the film's first act.

Stars: Victoria Alonso, Stephen Broussard, Louis D'Esposito, Leander Deeny

Votes: 16

29. The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Spring Break Adventure (1999 Video)

96 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.8
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It's 1916, and Indiana Jones is living with his dad in Princeton, New Jersey. Spring break is fast approaching, and all Indy can think of is taking his girlfriend Nancy (daughter of ... See full summary »

Directors: Joe Johnston, Carl Schultz | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Lloyd Owen, Ronny Coutteure, Robyn Lively

Votes: 514

30. Star Wars: Droids (1985–1986)
Episode: Coby and the Starhunters (1985)

23 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

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The droids accompany Prince Coby to join the Imperial Academy, as well as Jann who is awaiting the results of his own application. They venture across the stars to rescue a stolen pet.

Director: Ken Stephenson | Stars: Anthony Daniels, Donny Burns, George Buza, Graeme Campbell

Votes: 39

31. *batteries not included (1987)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.7
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54 Metascore

Apartment block tenants seek the aid of alien mechanical life-forms to save their building from demolition.

Director: Matthew Robbins | Stars: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña

Votes: 29,194 | Gross: $32.95M

32. Hidalgo (2004)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.7
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54 Metascore

In 1890, a down-and-out cowboy and his horse travel to Arabia to compete in a deadly cross desert horse race.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Zuleikha Robinson, Louise Lombard

Votes: 74,604 | Gross: $67.29M

33. Hollywood's Best Film Directors (2009–2018)

26 min | Biography

6.7
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Looks at Hollywood's best or luckiest directors.

Stars: Chris Columbus, Francis Ford Coppola, Andrew Davis, Jan de Bont

Votes: 101

34. Captain America: The First Avenger - Outfitting a Hero (2011 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short

6.6
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Featurette on the redesign for the screen of the title character's outfit for Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).

Stars: Kevin Feige, Ryan Meinerding, Stephen Broussard, Joe Quesada

Votes: 28

35. The Making of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001 Video)

23 min | Adventure, Documentary, Short

6.5
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Behind-the-scenes of the dinosaur blockbuster, featuring interviews with the cast, crew and special effects designers.

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Kathleen Kennedy, Sam Neill, Joe Johnston, William H. Macy

Votes: 108

36. The Rocketeer (1991)

PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.4
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61 Metascore

A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high flying masked hero.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton

Votes: 49,314 | Gross: $46.70M

37. Always (1989)

PG | 122 min | Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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50 Metascore

The spirit of a recently deceased expert pilot mentors a newer pilot while watching him fall in love with the girlfriend that he left behind.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Brad Johnson, John Goodman

Votes: 26,417 | Gross: $43.86M

38. The Special Effects of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001 Video)

11 min | Documentary, Short

6.4
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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Joe Johnston, Kathleen Kennedy, Michael Lantieri, Téa Leoni

Votes: 39

39. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.3
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63 Metascore

The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Rick Moranis, Matt Frewer, Marcia Strassman, Kristine Sutherland

Votes: 132,330 | Gross: $130.72M

40. Star Wars: Droids (1985–1986)
Episode: The Great Heep (1986)

48 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.3
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The Galactic Empire dispatches a gigantic droid to take control of a planet. R2-D2 and C-3PO arrive to find their new master captured and must work with locals to defeat the Great Heep.

Director: Clive Smith | Stars: Anthony Daniels, Long John Baldry, Winston Rekert, Graeme Campbell

Votes: 155

41. The 54th Annual Academy Awards (1982 TV Special)

News

6.2
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Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of ... See full summary »

Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Johnny Carson, Debbie Allen, Karen Allen, Peter Allen

Votes: 93

42. The Sound and Music of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001 Video)

14 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Christopher Boyes, Don Davis, Tony Eckert, Joe Johnston

Votes: 26

43. The Art of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001 Video)

8 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Rodolfo Damaggio, Joe Johnston, Kathleen Kennedy, David Lowery

Votes: 30

44. The Pagemaster (1994)

G | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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A cowardly boy, who buries himself in accident statistics, enters a library to escape a storm, only to be transformed into an animated illustration by the Pagemaster. He has to work through obstacles from classic books to return to real-life.

Directors: Pixote Hunt, Joe Johnston | Stars: Macaulay Culkin, Christopher Lloyd, Kanin Howell, Alexis Kirschner

Votes: 19,558 | Gross: $13.67M

45. Star Wars: Droids (1985–1986)

Animation, Adventure, Family

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The adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO years before serving the Rebel Alliance.

Stars: Anthony Daniels, Dan Hennessey, John Stocker, Graeme Campbell

Votes: 1,249

46. Beyond Jurassic Park (2001 Video)

118 min

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Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Christopher Boyes, Rick Carter, Vanessa Chester

Votes: 235

47. The Dinosaurs of 'Jurassic Park III' (2001 Video)

8 min | Adventure, Documentary, Short

6.1
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This brief piece reveals to us the many alterations that were made to take on new kinds of dinosaurs for the film Jurassic Park III (2001). The Raptors have changed slightly, according to ... See full summary »

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Joe Johnston, Jack Horner, William H. Macy, Kathleen Kennedy

Votes: 70

48. 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. Grant to go to Isla Sorna for a holiday, but their unexpected landing startles the island's new inhabitants.

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

Votes: 279,766 | Gross: $181.17M

49. The Wolfman (2010)

R | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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43 Metascore

Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Simon Merrells

Votes: 99,119 | Gross: $61.98M

50. Not Safe for Work (2014)

Not Rated | 74 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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An office worker is trapped inside the building where a killer is on the loose.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Michael Gladis, Dan Bakkedahl, Max Minghella, Frankie J. Allison

Votes: 3,924



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