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1. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.5
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44 Metascore

Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg

Votes: 595,284 | Gross: $330.36M

2. Batman Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.2
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70 Metascore

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Votes: 1,237,359 | Gross: $206.85M

3. The Snowman (2017)

R | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.1
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23 Metascore

Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman.

Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jonas Karlsson

Votes: 53,223 | Gross: $6.67M

4. The Big Lebowski (1998)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime, Sport

8.1
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71 Metascore

Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 686,322 | Gross: $17.50M

5. The Avengers (2012)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.0
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69 Metascore

Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner

Votes: 1,215,297 | Gross: $623.28M

6. Batman & Robin (1997)

PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Sci-Fi

3.7
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28 Metascore

Batman and Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell, Uma Thurman

Votes: 224,352 | Gross: $107.33M

7. Batman (1966–1968)

TV-G | 25 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.5
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The Caped Crusader and his young ward battle evildoers in Gotham City.

Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier, Neil Hamilton

Votes: 17,579

8. The Age of Adaline (2015)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.2
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51 Metascore

A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.

Director: Lee Toland Krieger | Stars: Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Harrison Ford, Kathy Baker

Votes: 144,648 | Gross: $42.48M

9. Inside Man (2006)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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76 Metascore

A police detective, a bank robber, and a high-power broker enter high-stakes negotiations after the criminal's brilliant heist spirals into a hostage situation.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 321,509 | Gross: $88.51M

10. The Brothers Grimsby (2016)

R | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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44 Metascore

A new assignment forces a top spy to team up with his football hooligan brother.

Director: Louis Leterrier | Stars: Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Rebel Wilson, Freddie Crowder

Votes: 85,757 | Gross: $6.86M

11. Would You Rather (2012)

Not Rated | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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20 Metascore

Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman unknowingly agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.

Director: David Guy Levy | Stars: Brittany Snow, June Squibb, Jeffrey Combs, Jonny Coyne

Votes: 34,357

12. Mr. Brooks (2007)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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45 Metascore

A well-respected businessman is sometimes controlled by his murder and mayhem-loving alter ego.

Director: Bruce A. Evans | Stars: Kevin Costner, Demi Moore, William Hurt, Dane Cook

Votes: 138,783 | Gross: $28.48M

13. Batman (1966)

PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.5
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71 Metascore

The Dynamic Duo faces four supervillains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people.

Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Lee Meriwether, Cesar Romero

Votes: 28,366

14. An American Tail (1986)

G | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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38 Metascore

While emigrating to the United States, a young Russian mouse gets separated from his family and must relocate them while trying to survive in a new country.

Director: Don Bluth | Stars: Dom DeLuise, Christopher Plummer, Erica Yohn, Nehemiah Persoff

Votes: 46,420 | Gross: $47.48M

15. The Ultimate Gift (2006)

PG | 114 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.3
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49 Metascore

A deceased billionaire leaves his spoiled adult grandson a series of odd tasks to perform in order to receive "the ultimate gift," with the resentful grandson having no idea what that might be.

Director: Michael O. Sajbel | Stars: Drew Fuller, James Garner, Abigail Breslin, Bill Cobbs

Votes: 16,873 | Gross: $3.44M

16. Airport '77 (1977)

PG | 114 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.7
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Art thieves hijack a 747, hit fog and crash into the ocean, trapping them and the passengers under one hundred feet of water.

Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Lee Grant, Joseph Cotten, Olivia de Havilland

Votes: 8,958 | Gross: $30.00M

17. Thunderbirds (1965–1966)

TV-G | 50 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.8
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In the 21st century, the Tracy family operate a unique private mechanized emergency response service.

Stars: Sylvia Anderson, Peter Dyneley, David Graham, Shane Rimmer

Votes: 3,660

18. Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008–2011)

TV-Y7-FV | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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An updated animated series centering on the Caped Crusader himself as he partners and deals with his fellow superheroes in the DC Comics universe.

Stars: Diedrich Bader, John DiMaggio, James Arnold Taylor, Dee Bradley Baker

Votes: 7,082

19. Ball of Fire (1941)

Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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A group of professors working on a new encyclopedia encounter a mouthy nightclub singer who is wanted by the police to help bring down her mob boss lover.

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Oskar Homolka, Henry Travers

Votes: 9,914

20. White Sands (1992)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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A small southwestern town Sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and five hundred thousand dollars. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an F.B.I. investigation.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Mickey Rourke, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 6,581 | Gross: $9.01M

21. The Naked Kiss (1964)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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Kelly, a prostitute, traumatised by an experience, referred to as 'The Naked Kiss,' by psychiatrists, leaves her past, and finds solace in the town of Grantville. She meets Griff, the ... See full summary »

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Constance Towers, Anthony Eisley, Karen Conrad, Marie Devereux

Votes: 6,391

22. Bawarchi (1972)

Not Rated | 130 min | Comedy, Musical, Drama

8.0
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Squabbling Sharma family has a dubious reputation of not having any cook last there for more than a few months. Word spreads out about this family to such an extent that no person wants to ... See full summary »

Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee | Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Jaya Bachchan, Usha Kiran, Harindranath Chattopadhyay

Votes: 3,281

23. MASK (1985–1986)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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Matt Trakker leads a special team of masked crime fighters with a fleet of hidden function vehicles against Miles Mayhem and his criminal organization known as V.E.N.O.M.

Stars: Doug Stone, Mark Halloran, Brendan McKane, Graeme McKenna

Votes: 3,431

24. Fitzwilly (1967)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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A butler and the staff of an eccentric aged philanthropist whose family wealth is exhausted engage in larceny and crimes to maintain her lifestyle and provide funds for her charitable activities.

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Barbara Feldon, John McGiver, Edith Evans

Votes: 1,158

25. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (I) (1920)

Unrated | 82 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield, Brandon Hurst, Charles Lane

Votes: 4,529

26. Within Our Gates (1920)

Not Rated | 79 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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Abandoned by her fiancé, an educated black woman with a shocking past dedicates herself to helping a near bankrupt school for impoverished black youths.

Director: Oscar Micheaux | Stars: Evelyn Preer, Flo Clements, James D. Ruffin, Jack Chenault

Votes: 2,074

27. Not One Less (1999)

G | 106 min | Drama

7.7
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73 Metascore

In a remote mountain village, the teacher must leave for a month, and the mayor can find only a 13-year old girl, Wei Minzhi, to substitute. The teacher leaves one stick of chalk for each ... See full summary »

Director: Yimou Zhang | Stars: Minzhi Wei, Huike Zhang, Zhenda Tian, Enman Gao

Votes: 7,878 | Gross: $0.59M

28. Warning Shot (1967)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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During a stakeout, an L.A. cop kills a doctor who presumably pulled a gun but the coroner's inquest finds no gun, forcing the cop to look for it to clear his name.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: David Janssen, Ed Begley, Keenan Wynn, Sam Wanamaker

Votes: 534

29. Ruthless (1948)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

6.9
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A poor boy who saved a rich girl from drowning is adopted by her family but he grows into a money-hungry ruthless businessman who would step on others to get to the top of the social ladder.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Zachary Scott, Louis Hayward, Diana Lynn, Sydney Greenstreet

Votes: 962

30. Lingaa (2014)

Not Rated | 174 min | Action, Drama

5.7
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A small-time thief reforms after learning about the role played by his grandfather in building a dam.

Director: K.S. Ravikumar | Stars: Rajinikanth, Anushka Shetty, Sonakshi Sinha, Jagapathi Babu

Votes: 4,675

31. Dick Tracy (1937)

Approved | 290 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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A master criminal called The Spider puts the famous detective's brother under a hypnotic spell and turns him against Dick.

Directors: Alan James, Ray Taylor | Stars: Ralph Byrd, Kay Hughes, Smiley Burnette, Lee Van Atta

Votes: 526

32. Aadi (2002)

Not Rated | 157 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Aadi Keshava Reddy, a youngster, returns to his homeland after 14 years to take revenge on Nagi Reddy who killed his family.

Director: Vinayak V.V. | Stars: Aditya, Ali, Raghu Babu, Chalapathi Rao

Votes: 1,039

33. Laawaris (1981)

189 min | Drama, Action, Musical

7.1
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A man, abandoned as a baby and forced to live as an orphan, is unknowingly employed by his biological father.

Director: Prakash Mehra | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Rakhee Gulzar, Amjad Khan

Votes: 2,023

34. Christmas Eve (1947)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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To save her fortune from a designing nephew, Matilda Reed must locate her three long-lost adopted sons in time for a Christmas Eve reunion.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: George Raft, George Brent, Randolph Scott, Joan Blondell

Votes: 449

35. Shikhar (2005)

162 min | Drama

4.9
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Jai Vardhan is influenced by an overambitious man. He is unable to differentiate the good from the bad and is carried over into a world full of women and wealth.

Director: John Mathew Matthan | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Shahid Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Amrita Rao

Votes: 995

36. The Duke (1999)

G | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

4.4
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When his nephew tries to wrest control of his estate from him,the Duke of Dingwall removes the boy from his will and leaves everything to his dog

Director: Philip Spink | Stars: John Neville, James Doohan, Courtnee Draper, Jeremy Maxwell

Votes: 443

37. Four's a Crowd (1938)

Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Robert will do anything to get the big account that has eluded him. His public relations business makes public angels of rich scoundrels. Jean needs someone to save the paper and she wants ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Rosalind Russell, Patric Knowles

Votes: 938

38. The Gentleman (1994)

161 min | Action, Drama

5.3
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Vijay runs a small business and is also a master thief who is wanted by the cops. But, his motive for committing theft is to build a school where students can get free education and become professionals in their field.

Director: Mahesh Bhatt | Stars: Chiranjeevi, Juhi Chawla, Paresh Rawal, Laxmikant Berde

Votes: 170

39. Turn Back the Clock (1933)

Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Joe and Mary run a tobacco store and are just scraping by. When old friend Ted comes into the store, they renew their friendship, even though Ted is now wealthy and married to Elvira, whom ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar Selwyn | Stars: Lee Tracy, Mae Clarke, Otto Kruger, George Barbier

Votes: 301

40. Après Vous (2003)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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53 Metascore

Antoine (Auteuil) saves Louis (Garcia) from hanging himself, though in his attempt to get Louis back on his feet, Antoine gets caught in a romantic triangle.

Director: Pierre Salvadori | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, José Garcia, Sandrine Kiberlain, Marilyne Canto

Votes: 2,952 | Gross: $0.83M

41. The Man Who Played God (1932)

TV-G | 80 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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After losing his hearing, a musician uses lip-reading to help others.

Director: John G. Adolfi | Stars: George Arliss, Bette Davis, Violet Heming, André Luguet

Votes: 855

42. Bade Dilwala (1999)

Not Rated | 146 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

3.6
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A police officer Ram (Sunil Shetty), a man of his word. His wife Manthara (Archana Puran Singh) is obsessed with money and neglects her family in pursuit of getting rich quick. She forces ... See full summary »

Director: Shakeel Noorani | Stars: Sunil Shetty, Priya Gill, Paresh Rawal, Archana Puran Singh

Votes: 1,264

43. Silver Dollar (1932)

TV-G | 83 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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Yates and Sarah Martin are barely getting by in a Colorado boom town grocery store. Sudden wealth leads to greater prosperity and political power. In Denver Yates buys a mansion and builds ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Bebe Daniels, Aline MacMahon, DeWitt Jennings

Votes: 263

44. The Saint Strikes Back (1939)

Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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Simon Templar, the Saint, travels to San Francisco to solve crime mysteries within the police department.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, Jonathan Hale, Jerome Cowan

Votes: 829

45. Phantom Killer (1942)

Approved | 61 min | Mystery, Romance

5.2
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Well-known philanthropist and deaf-mute John G. Harrison is identified leaving the scene of several murders but evades successful prosecution as there are hundreds of witnesses who have ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Dick Purcell, Joan Woodbury, John Hamilton, Warren Hymer

Votes: 129

46. Diamond Jim (1935)

Approved | 88 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.8
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The story of legendary gambler Diamond Jim Brady and his romance with entertainer Lillian Russell.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Edward Arnold, Jean Arthur, Binnie Barnes, Cesar Romero

Votes: 172

47. Guru (1980)

Not Rated | 159 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A rich philanthropist has a secret occupation as a master thief.

Director: I.V. Sasi | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Sridevi, Y.G. Mahendran, Mohan Babu

Votes: 450

48. You Can't Buy Everything (1934)

Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Hannah is so tight with her money that she takes her son, Donnie, to the charity ward a week after he hurts his leg. But she has always hoarded her money since her late husband wasted most ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: May Robson, Jean Parker, Lewis Stone, Mary Forbes

Votes: 97

49. Highly Strung (2015)

90 min | Documentary, History, Music

7.2
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"Highly Strung" A story of passion...of obsession...and possession A journey into a rarefied world of elusive tones evoked by horsehair on catgut, of investors lured to spend millions on ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Hicks | Star: Scott Hicks

Votes: 59

50. Mother of Mine (1926)

Not Rated | 65 min | Drama

6.8
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A sincere working-class 13-year old in France is adopted by a well-meaning philanthropic millionairess from America -- who promises his doting mother that the boy will have the finest education -- but things are not so simple.

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Jean Forest, Rolla Norman, Françoise Rosay, Cécile Guyon

Votes: 209



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