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1. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

PG | 216 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.3
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100 Metascore

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins

Votes: 213,211 | Gross: $44.82M

2. The Pursuers (1961– )

30 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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Inspector Bollinger pursues criminals and scoundrels on the mean streets of London with the aid of his trusty German Shepherd dog.

Stars: Louis Hayward, Gaylord Cavallaro, Robert Gallico, Geoffrey Hibbert

Votes: 10

3. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

8.2
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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

Votes: 181

4. Der letzte Flug (2004)

11 min | Drama, Short, War

8.1
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An aerial victory that changed the course of literature.

Director: Roger Moench | Stars: Daniel Brühl, André Hennicke, Herbert Knaup, Klaus Nierhoff

Votes: 25

5. Doctor Zhivago (1965)

Approved | 197 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.0
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The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during the First World War and then the October Revolution.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger

Votes: 59,413 | Gross: $111.72M

6. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)

PG | 129 min | Adventure

7.9
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Two British former soldiers decide to set themselves up as kings in Kafiristan, a land where no white man has set foot since Alexander the Great.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey

Votes: 38,134

7. Hamlet (1996)

PG-13 | 242 min | Drama

7.8
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Julie Christie, Derek Jacobi, Kate Winslet

Votes: 32,114 | Gross: $4.41M

8. The Making of 'Alien³' (2003 Video)

161 min | Documentary, Sci-Fi

7.8
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The creation of the film Alien³ (1992) is covered here in this feature-length documentary in exhaustive detail. Many interviews with the cast and crew give us an idea of how hard of a time ... See full summary »

Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Martin Asbury, Michael Biehn, Ralph Brown, Greg Cannom

Votes: 397

9. The Class of Miss MacMichael (1978)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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In the tradition of classic classroom dramas such as "To Sir, With Love," comes the story of dedicated teacher Conor MacMichael (Glenda Jackson), who tries to reach out and give to her ... See full summary »

Director: Silvio Narizzano | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Oliver Reed, Michael Murphy, Rosalind Cash

Votes: 352

10. Richard III (1955)

Not Rated | 161 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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Shakespeare's powerful tale of the wicked deformed king and his conquests, both on the battlefield and in the boudoir.

Director: Laurence Olivier | Stars: Laurence Olivier, Cedric Hardwicke, Nicholas Hannen, Ralph Richardson

Votes: 3,376

11. The Rocking Horse Winner (1949)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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A young boy receives a rocking horse for Christmas and soon learns that he is able to pick the winning horse at the races.

Director: Anthony Pelissier | Stars: Valerie Hobson, John Howard Davies, Ronald Squire, John Mills

Votes: 790

12. Labyrinth (1986)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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50 Metascore

A 16-year-old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King.

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson

Votes: 103,031 | Gross: $12.73M

13. Excalibur (1981)

PG | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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56 Metascore

Merlin the magician helps Arthur Pendragon unite the Britons around the round table of Camelot even as forces conspire to tear it apart

Director: John Boorman | Stars: Nigel Terry, Helen Mirren, Nicholas Clay, Cherie Lunghi

Votes: 49,686 | Gross: $34.97M

14. Ghost Squad (1961– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

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The adventures of the agents of Scotland Yard's secret undercover crime unit, dubbed "The Ghost Squad".

Stars: Anthony Marlowe, Claire Nielson, Michael Quinn, Neil Hallett

Votes: 39

15. Ervinka (1967)

95 min | Comedy

7.4
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A good-natured but incorrigible layabout becomes embroiled in a plot to rob the Israeli lottery, all the while indulging in his boundless zeal for mischief and romance.

Director: Ephraim Kishon | Stars: Mosko Alkalai, Gila Almagor, Gabi Amrani, Gavri Banai

Votes: 90

16. Listening (2003)

25 min | Short

7.4
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At a spa where talking is forbidden, an emotionally distraught woman finds solace in the company of a kind man and the two of them gradually fall in love.

Director: Kenneth Branagh | Stars: Frances Barber, Paul McGann, Nanette Newman

Votes: 57

17. Girl on Approval (1961)

75 min | Drama

7.4
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1961. Drama. Stars oscar nominared. Rachel Roberts, James Maxwell and Annette Whiteley. A key example of British new wave, a great study of the uneasy life of 14 year old Sheila.

Director: Charles Frend | Stars: Rachel Roberts, James Maxwell, Annette Whiteley, Ellen McIntosh

Votes: 44

18. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)
Episode: The Gold Bug (1980)

Not Rated | 45 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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Shortly after the Civil War, while exploring the long deserted and reputedly haunted Sullivan's Island off Charleston S.C., a boy encounters two obsessed eccentrics living there. These men ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Roberts Blossom, Geoffrey Holder, Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Moberly

Votes: 56

19. Superman (1978)

PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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86 Metascore

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando

Votes: 136,113 | Gross: $134.22M

20. Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

Unrated | 112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Oskar Werner, Julie Christie, Cyril Cusack, Anton Diffring

Votes: 35,285

21. Skokie (1981 TV Movie)

125 min | Drama

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A dramatization of the controversial trial concerning the right for Neo-Nazis to march in the predominately Jewish community of Skokie.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Danny Kaye, John Rubinstein, Carl Reiner, Kim Hunter

Votes: 285

22. The Guest (1963)

105 min | Drama

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Aston (Robert Shaw), a quiet, reserved man, lives alone in a top-floor cluttered room of a small abandoned house in a poor London district. He befriends and takes in Mac Davies (Donald ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Alan Bates, Donald Pleasence, Robert Shaw, Harold Pinter

Votes: 433

23. Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)

PG | 168 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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55 Metascore

Bathsheba Everdene, a willful, flirtatious, young woman, unexpectedly inherits a large farm and is romantically pursued by three very different men.

Director: John Schlesinger | Stars: Julie Christie, Peter Finch, Alan Bates, Terence Stamp

Votes: 4,314

24. Moulin Rouge (1952)

Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.2
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Fictional account of French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.

Director: John Huston | Stars: José Ferrer, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Colette Marchand, Suzanne Flon

Votes: 4,102 | Gross: $11.81M

25. The Girl-Getters (1964)

93 min | Drama

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In a seaside village, a group of local young men mingle among the seasonal tourists in search of sexual conquests. Near the end of one summer, the leader of the group, Tinker, a strolling ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Oliver Reed, Jane Merrow, Barbara Ferris, Harry Andrews

Votes: 530

26. Creating a Myth... the Memories of 'Legend' (2002 Video)

51 min | Documentary

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Director: J.M. Kenny | Stars: Vic Armstrong, Billy Barty, Rob Bottin, Tim Curry

Votes: 31

27. The Masque of the Red Death (1964)

Unrated | 89 min | Horror

7.1
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A European prince terrorizes the local peasantry while using his castle as a refuge against the "Red Death" plague that stalks the land.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Hazel Court, Jane Asher, David Weston

Votes: 9,672

28. Operation Disaster (1950)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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The crew of a submarine is trapped on the sea floor when it sinks. How can they be rescued before they run out of air?

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick, James Hayter

Votes: 561

29. Wings of Fame (1990)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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A famous movie actor (Peter O'Toole) claims that he has written a book. As result, a real author, not a very well known writer, vengenfully kills him but then dies as a result of an ... See full summary »

Director: Otakar Votocek | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Colin Firth, Marie Trintignant, Andréa Ferréol

Votes: 622

30. The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer (1970)

R | 100 min | Comedy

7.1
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Fresh-faced young Michael Rimmer worms his way into an opinion poll company and is soon running the place. He uses this as a springboard to get into politics, and in the mini-skirted ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Billington | Stars: Peter Cook, Denholm Elliott, Ronald Fraser, Vanessa Howard

Votes: 488

31. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical

7.0
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A wily slave must unite a virgin courtesan and his young smitten master to earn his freedom.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Zero Mostel, Phil Silvers, Buster Keaton, Michael Crawford

Votes: 7,159

32. Duet for One (1986)

R | 107 min | Drama

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Stephanie, a famous violin player married to a composer becomes ill from multiple sclerosis. Her whole life goes to pieces : her career ends abruptly and her husband betrays her with ... See full summary »

Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy | Stars: Julie Andrews, Alan Bates, Max von Sydow, Rupert Everett

Votes: 699 | Gross: $0.01M

33. So Well Remembered (1947)

Passed | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

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On the day that World War II ends in Europe, Mayor George Boswell recalls events of the previous 25 years in his home town of Browdley. As councilman and newspaper editor George has fought ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: John Mills, Martha Scott, Patricia Roc, Trevor Howard

Votes: 349

34. Follow That Rainbow (1979)

103 min | Drama, Musical

7.0
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Director: Louis Burke | Stars: Joe Stewardson, Joan Brickhill, Memory Jane, Eddie Eckstein

Votes: 7

35. Year of the Dragon (1985)

R | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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A police detective cracks down on organized crime in Chinatown after the murders of Triad and Mafia leaders.

Director: Michael Cimino | Stars: Mickey Rourke, John Lone, Ariane, Leonard Termo

Votes: 11,493 | Gross: $18.70M

36. I Start Counting (1970)

Not Rated | 105 min | Thriller

6.9
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A 14-year-old girl coming to terms with her sexuality, discovers that her adored older brother may be guilty of a series of bizarre sex crimes.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Jenny Agutter, Bryan Marshall, Clare Sutcliffe, Simon Ward

Votes: 351

37. Nothing But the Best (1964)

99 min | Comedy

6.9
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Success has James Brewster's name written all over it, and he also has his heart set on his boss's daughter. A con artist hires him to help out on a bank scheme, but then again, James will ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Alan Bates, Denholm Elliott, Harry Andrews, Millicent Martin

Votes: 259

38. The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)

PG | 113 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.8
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To treat his friend's cocaine induced delusions, Watson lures Sherlock Holmes to Sigmund Freud.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Alan Arkin, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Duvall, Nicol Williamson

Votes: 3,593

39. The Krays (1990)

R | 115 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.7
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This fact-based movie follows the life of the twin crime-lords in London's '60s underworld.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Gary Kemp, Martin Kemp, Billie Whitelaw, Tom Bell

Votes: 6,433 | Gross: $2.06M

40. Black Beauty (1994)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.7
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The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.

Director: Caroline Thompson | Stars: Sean Bean, David Thewlis, Docs Keepin Time, Alan Cumming

Votes: 7,831 | Gross: $4.63M

41. The Strange Affair (1968)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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When rookie P.C. Strange falls for an under aged girl, he is unknowingly compromised by a pair of pornographers. Meanwhile, seasoned Det. Pierce is out to catch mob boss Quince and soon both plots intertwine.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Michael York, Jeremy Kemp, George A. Cooper, George Selway

Votes: 105

42. Demolition Man (1993)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

6.6
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34 Metascore

A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.

Director: Marco Brambilla | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock, Nigel Hawthorne

Votes: 133,926 | Gross: $58.06M

43. Cardboard Cavalier (1949)

96 min | Comedy

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In Cromwellian England, royalists commission a barrow boy to carry a secret letter. Helped by Nell Gwynn, he succeeds after encounters with a castle ghost and custard pies.

Director: Walter Forde | Stars: Sid Field, Margaret Lockwood, Jerry Desmonde, Jack McNaughton

Votes: 50

44. Legend (1985)

PG | 89 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

6.5
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30 Metascore

A young man must stop the Lord of Darkness from both destroying daylight and marrying the woman he loves.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry, David Bennent

Votes: 49,890 | Gross: $15.50M

45. Electric Dreams (1984)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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An artificially intelligent PC and his human owner find themselves in a romantic rivalry over a woman.

Director: Steve Barron | Stars: Lenny von Dohlen, Virginia Madsen, Maxwell Caulfield, Bud Cort

Votes: 5,694 | Gross: $2.19M

46. Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)

PG | 89 min | Comedy, Horror

6.5
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The vengeful doctor rises again, seeking the Scrolls of Life in an attempt to resurrect his deceased wife.

Director: Robert Fuest | Stars: Vincent Price, Robert Quarry, Peter Cushing, Beryl Reid

Votes: 4,453

47. Alien³ (1992)

R | 114 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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59 Metascore

After her last encounter, Ripley crash-lands on Fiorina Fury 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she brought along an unwelcome visitor.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance, Paul McGann

Votes: 232,241 | Gross: $55.47M

48. Cliffhanger (1993)

R | 112 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.4
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60 Metascore

A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker, Janine Turner

Votes: 103,060 | Gross: $84.05M

49. Executive Decision (1996)

R | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.4
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When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst accompanies a commando unit for a midair boarding operation.

Director: Stuart Baird | Stars: Kurt Russell, Halle Berry, Steven Seagal, John Leguizamo

Votes: 43,465 | Gross: $56.57M

50. Alfred the Great (I) (1969)

M | 122 min | Drama, History, War

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While Old England is being ransacked by roving Danes in the ninth century, Alfred is planning to join the priesthood. But observing the rape of his land, he puts away his religious vows, to... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: David Hemmings, Michael York, Prunella Ransome, Colin Blakely

Votes: 813