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1. Apollo 13 (I) (1995)

PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.6
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77 Metascore

NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise

Votes: 255,905 | Gross: $173.84M

2. Suburbicon (2017)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.7
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42 Metascore

As a 1950s suburban community self-destructs, a home invasion has sinister consequences for one seemingly normal family.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Oscar Isaac, Noah Jupe

Votes: 36,951 | Gross: $5.78M

3. Ender's Game (2013)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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51 Metascore

Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, an insectoid alien race who had previously tried to invade Earth and had inflicted heavy losses on humankind.

Director: Gavin Hood | Stars: Harrison Ford, Asa Butterfield, Hailee Steinfeld, Abigail Breslin

Votes: 217,080 | Gross: $61.74M

4. Over the Top (1987)

PG | 93 min | Action, Drama, Sport

5.8
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40 Metascore

Tough trucker Lincoln Hawk is determined to win back his son and triumph at the world arm wrestling championships.

Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Robert Loggia, Susan Blakely, Rick Zumwalt

Votes: 48,028 | Gross: $16.06M

5. Omen II: Damien (1978)

R | 107 min | Horror

6.3
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45 Metascore

Damien the Antichrist, now about to turn thirteen years old, finally learns of his destiny under the guidance of an unholy disciple of Satan. Meanwhile dark forces begin to eliminate all those who suspect the child's true identity.

Directors: Don Taylor, Mike Hodges | Stars: William Holden, Lee Grant, Jonathan Scott-Taylor, Robert Foxworth

Votes: 27,967 | Gross: $3.88M

6. Soldier (I) (1998)

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

6.0
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A soldier trained from birth is deemed obsolete and dumped on a waste planet where he is reluctantly taken in by a community of defenseless, stranded wayfarers.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Kurt Russell, Jason Scott Lee, Jason Isaacs, Connie Nielsen

Votes: 50,290 | Gross: $14.57M

7. Taps (I) (1981)

PG | 126 min | Drama

6.8
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49 Metascore

Military cadets take extreme measures to ensure the future of their academy when its existence is threatened by local condo developers.

Director: Harold Becker | Stars: George C. Scott, Timothy Hutton, Ronny Cox, Sean Penn

Votes: 15,965 | Gross: $35.86M

8. The Horse Soldiers (1959)

Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Romance, War

7.2
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In 1863, a Union outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in Mississippi to destroy enemy railroads but a captive southern belle and the unit's doctor cause frictions within ranks.

Director: John Ford | Stars: John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers, Judson Pratt

Votes: 8,827

9. Lakshya (2004)

Not Rated | 186 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.9
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An aimless, jobless, irresponsible grown man joins the army and matures into a battlefield hero.

Director: Farhan Akhtar | Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Amitabh Bachchan, Om Puri

Votes: 19,341 | Gross: $0.75M

10. Annapolis (2006)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.9
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37 Metascore

Set against the backdrop of boxing at the Naval Academy, centers on a young man from the wrong side of the tracks whose dream of attending Annapolis becomes a reality.

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: James Franco, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Donnie Wahlberg

Votes: 19,915 | Gross: $17.13M

11. The Barber of Siberia (1998)

180 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.8
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At the turn of the century, a young Russian cadet falls in love with an American beauty, endangering his career and even their lives.

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov | Stars: Julia Ormond, Oleg Menshikov, Aleksey Petrenko, Richard Harris

Votes: 11,090

12. Little Nikita (1988)

PG | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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An F.B.I. Agent works to uncover an All-American family as Soviet sleeper Agents, and gets caught up in friendship with their unaware son.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Sidney Poitier, River Phoenix, Richard Jenkins, Caroline Kava

Votes: 4,737 | Gross: $1.73M

13. Skipped Parts (2000)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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An ungrounded young mother and her thoughtful teenage son are banished to a remote provincial town by a domineering father.

Director: Tamra Davis | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mischa Barton, Bug Hall

Votes: 3,129

14. Evilspeak (1981)

R | 97 min | Horror

5.7
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An outcast military cadet taps into a way to summon demons and cast spells on his tormentors through his computer.

Director: Eric Weston | Stars: Clint Howard, R.G. Armstrong, Joe Cortese, Claude Earl Jones

Votes: 3,113

15. Private Romeo (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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53 Metascore

A modern take on Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'. Set at an isolated all-boys military academy, it follows the forbidden relationship between two cadets.

Director: Alan Brown | Stars: Hale Appleman, Charlie Barnett, Adam Barrie, Chris Bresky

Votes: 2,018

16. Stage Door (1937)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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A chronicle of the ambitions, dreams, and disappointments of aspiring actresses who all live in the same boarding house.

Director: Gregory La Cava | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, Gail Patrick

Votes: 7,265

17. The Long Gray Line (1955)

Approved | 138 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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In 1898, Irish immigrant Martin Maher is hired as a civilian employee at West Point where, during a 50-year career, he rises to the rank of NCO and instructor.

Director: John Ford | Stars: Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Robert Francis, Donald Crisp

Votes: 2,254

18. Hounded (2001 TV Movie)

TV-G | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

5.1
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A teenager ends up being hounded by a well-groomed and seemingly cute and tiny dog that actually turns out to be a nightmare of a beast.

Director: Neal Israel | Stars: Tahj Mowry, Craig Kirkwood, Shia LaBeouf, Ed Begley Jr.

Votes: 900

19. The Private War of Major Benson (1955)

Approved | 105 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.6
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As a disciplinary measure, the Army transfers a heavy-handed Major to a ROTC academy where he must shape-up cadets and improve the school's overall ratings.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Charlton Heston, Julie Adams, William Demarest, Tim Hovey

Votes: 710

20. The Substitute: Failure Is Not an Option (2001 Video)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.7
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Former mercenary Karl Thomasson returns once again as a substitute teacher, this time to infiltrate a military school's faculty to cease the actions of white supremacists.

Director: Robert Radler | Stars: Treat Williams, Angie Everhart, Patrick Kilpatrick, Bill Nunn

Votes: 1,049

21. The Strange One (1957)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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Jocko De Paris, cadet leader in a Southern military academy, so manipulates events that George Avery, Jr., son of the school's executive officer, is found drunk and expelled. Through ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Garfein | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Pat Hingle, Peter Mark Richman, Arthur Storch

Votes: 579

22. Best Foot Forward (1943)

Passed | 94 min | Musical, Comedy

6.5
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Lucille Ball accepts a cadet's invitation to a military academy's senior prom in order to boost her career.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Lucille Ball, William Gaxton, Virginia Weidler, Tommy Dix

Votes: 785

23. Space Academy (1977)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

6.9
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The adventures of the students of an outer space military school.

Stars: Jonathan Harris, Pamelyn Ferdin, Ric Carrott, Ty Henderson

Votes: 249

24. The Journey: Absolution (1997)

TV-14 | 94 min | Sci-Fi

2.7
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Most of Earth has been destroyed by an asteroid. A small military colony, New America, has managed to survive in the Arctic. When a soldier goes missing at the colony, authorities send Ryan Murphy to investigate.

Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Mario Lopez, Nick Spano, Damon Sharpe, Steve Wilder

Votes: 277

25. Final Fantasy VIII (1999 Video Game)

T | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

8.7
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A group of students at a military academy rescue a mysterious girl, who some say is the sorceress who wants to govern the universe.

Director: Yoshinori Kitase

Votes: 4,746

26. Arizona (1931)

70 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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Bob refuses to marry his girlfriend and leaves her. She marries his close friend out of revenge.

Director: George B. Seitz | Stars: Laura La Plante, John Wayne, June Clyde, Forrest Stanley

Votes: 220

27. The Doorway to Hell (1930)

Passed | 78 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Despite his efforts to go straight, a young gangster keeps falling back into crime.

Director: Archie Mayo | Stars: Lew Ayres, James Cagney, Charles Judels, Dorothy Mathews

Votes: 915

28. The City and the Dogs (1985)

Unrated | 135 min | Drama

7.4
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Four angry cadets have formed an inner circle in an attempt to beat the system and ward off the boredom and stifling confinement of the military academy, set off a chain of events that ... See full summary »

Director: Francisco J. Lombardi | Stars: Pablo Serra, Gustavo Bueno, Luis Álvarez, Juan Manuel Ochoa

Votes: 559

29. Ten Gentlemen from West Point (1942)

Approved | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.5
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In the early 19th century, Congress mulls the idea of re-opening the West Point military training academy that formed officers for the American Revolutionary War.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: George Montgomery, Maureen O'Hara, John Sutton, Laird Cregar

Votes: 218

30. The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel (2013 Video Game)

T | Adventure

7.6
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The game takes place at the same time frame as Zero and Ao no Kiseki games, but in the Erebonian Empire. The game's plot is centered around the newly formed special class "Class VII" in ... See full summary »

Directors: Valerie Arem, Takayuki Kusano | Stars: Mai Aizawa, Keisuke Baba, Takahiro Fujimoto, Saori Gotô

Votes: 48

31. The Oldest Living Graduate (1980 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

6.8
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Aiming to get in his old man's good graces, Floyd arranges a city-wide celebration lauding Kincaid as the oldest living graduate of a nearby military academy. Instead, the festivities serve... See full summary »

Director: Jack Hofsiss | Stars: Henry Fonda, George Grizzard, Timothy Hutton, Cloris Leachman

Votes: 72

32. Rosalie (1937)

Passed | 123 min | Drama, Musical

6.1
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West Point cadet Dick Thorpe falls in love with a girl, who turns out to be a princess from an European kingdom.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Nelson Eddy, Eleanor Powell, Frank Morgan, Edna May Oliver

Votes: 421

33. The Sexcapades of Don Diego (1972)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.4
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An "adults only" retelling of the legend of Zorro.

Directors: Robert Freeman, William Allen Castleman | Stars: Douglas Frey, Jacqueline Giroux, Penny Boran, John Alderman

Votes: 255

34. Dress Gray (1986)

192 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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When a first-classman's insignia is found on the riverbank near the drowned body of plebe David Hand, the specter of murder casts a shadow of scandal across the U.S. Grant Military Academy.... See full summary »

Stars: Eddie Albert, Alec Baldwin, Lloyd Bridges, Patrick Cassidy

Votes: 321

35. Bato: The Gen. Ronald Dela Rosa Story (2019)

90 min | Action, Biography

2.2
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Add a Plot

Director: Adolfo Alix Jr. | Stars: Robin Padilla, Beauty Gonzalez, Gina Alajar, Archie Alemania

Votes: 15

36. Melancholian 3 huonetta (2004)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, War

7.2
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67 Metascore

A searing examination of the unrelenting Chechen conflict, observed through the prisms of a Russian military boys academy, a war-torn town and a children's refugee camp.

Director: Pirjo Honkasalo | Star: Pirkko Saisio

Votes: 617

37. Star Trek: Starfleet Academy (1997 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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FMV space combat simulator, where you play a cadet training to become a Starfleet officer at the Academy and have adventures there in addition to your training.

Director: Martin Denning | Stars: Brett Donowho, Julianna Robinson, Patricia Skeriotis, Chuck Beyer

Votes: 195

38. The Eternal Sea (1955)

Approved | 103 min | Biography, Drama, War

6.2
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Rear Adm. John M. Hoskins (Sterling Hayden) fights to stay on after losing a leg on an aircraft carrier in World War II.

Director: John H. Auer | Stars: Sterling Hayden, Alexis Smith, Ben Cooper, Dean Jagger

Votes: 197

39. Two Seven (2019)

125 min | Drama

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A story of race, religion, relationships and the politics of killing as seen through the eyes of teenage girl commandos in training at an all-girls military academy operated by the CIA.

Director: Shaun Donelson | Stars: Nl Allen, Curtis B. Anderson, Anthony Bates, Shelby Becker

40. Getting Wasted (1980)

R | 98 min | Comedy

4.5
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Cadets at a military academy get involved with the 60's drug culture.

Director: Paul Frizler | Stars: Brian Kerwin, Cooper Huckabee, George O'Hanlon Jr., Ken Michelman

Votes: 100

41. Blame It on the Night (1984)

PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.3
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When his unmarried mother dies, custody of 13-year-old Job is assumed by his alleged father, Chris, whom he has never seen. Job is an enthusiastic cadet at a military academy, and Chris ... See full summary »

Director: Gene Taft | Stars: Nick Mancuso, Byron Thames, Leslie Ackerman, Richard Bakalyan

Votes: 162 | Gross: $0.20M

42. Tom Brown of Culver (1932)

Passed | 82 min | Drama

6.6
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Boy who thought his father a war hero finds he was really a deserter.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Tom Brown, Slim Summerville, Richard Cromwell, H.B. Warner

Votes: 112

43. Tall, Dark and Handsome (1941)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy, Crime

6.7
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Robin Hoodish gangster in 1929 Chicago is an object of affection, kind to New York hood and bad to a bad crook.

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Cesar Romero, Virginia Gilmore, Milton Berle, Charlotte Greenwood

Votes: 166

44. A Little Game (1971 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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A hostile youngster who will stop at nothing to break up his mother's marriage is suspected of homicide, and his stepfather fears that he may be the boy's next victim.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Diane Baker, Ed Nelson, Howard Duff, Katy Jurado

Votes: 92

45. Star Trek: Klingon Academy (2000 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.2
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In this FMV space combat game and prequel to Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), the death of a respected Klingon leader causes a coup d'état attempt. General Chang and his best cadet, Torlek (the player), try to stop it.

Director: Robb Hart | Stars: J. Paul Boehmer, Wayne Grace, Blake Lindsley, Douglas Owen McDonald

Votes: 84

46. The Duke of West Point (1938)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.4
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An arrogant Cambridge student emigrates to America and enrolls at the West Point.

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Louis Hayward, Joan Fontaine, Tom Brown, Richard Carlson

Votes: 128

47. About Face (1952)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.4
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Three friends enter military school together, but 2 of them don't know that the 3rd one is secretly married.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Gordon MacRae, Eddie Bracken, Dick Wesson, Virginia Gibson

Votes: 113

48. Women at West Point (1979 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

6.5
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The story of the first women to enter the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and how they--and the school--faced the resultant problems.

Director: Vincent Sherman | Stars: Linda Purl, Leslie Ackerman, Jameson Parker, Andrew Stevens

Votes: 73

49. Dinky (1935)

Approved | 65 min | Drama

5.5
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Mrs. Daniels has been framed on a fraud charge and sent to prison. By bundling her son, Dinky, off to military school, she is able to keep her shame a secret from him. Upon learning the ... See full summary »

Directors: Howard Bretherton, D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Mary Astor, Roger Pryor, Henry Armetta

Votes: 103

50. I 3 aquilotti (1942)

80 min | Romance, War

5.4
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Marco, Mario and Filippo are friends have a great passion in common, flying. They attend the Air Force Academy of Caserta to become pilots, with the ongoing war and the risk of being called into action.

Director: Mario Mattoli | Stars: Michela Belmonte, Leonardo Cortese, Carlo Minello, Alberto Sordi

Votes: 38



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