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1. Barabbas (1961)
Not Rated | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History
Barabbas, the criminal that Pontius Pilate induced the populace to vote to set free, so that Christ could be crucified, is haunted by the image of Jesus for the rest of his life.
2. Alphaville (1965)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A U.S. secret agent is sent to the distant space city of Alphaville where he must find a missing person and free the city from its tyrannical ruler.
Votes: 20,931 | Gross: $0.05M
3. A Scream in the Streets (1973)
Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Crime
Two Los Angeles detectives are assigned to track down and arrest a brutal rapist-murderer terrorizing the city. Their job is complicated by the fact that the killer is able to avoid capture because he can pose as a woman.
4. Badge 373 (1973)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After his suspension for a Puerto Rican falling off a roof he was chasing , a New York City cop vows to keep the streets clean after his ex-Partner is Murdered, any way he can.
6. Blood on the Streets (1974)
Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Action
Marseille. Heaps of flowers and funeral wreaths... "A man who no longer defends his colors is no longer a man."
7. Blow-Up (1966)
Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A mod London photographer finds something very suspicious in the shots he has taken of a mysterious beauty in a desolate park.
8. Bakuha 3-byô mae (1967)
Not Rated | 84 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A lightning-paced 60's crime film from Japan's Nikkatsu Studios, 3 SECONDS TO EXPLOSION packs enough subterfuge and action into its 84 volatile minutes to fill out a dozen pictures made anywhere else.
9. Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Six tourists hire an extreme tour guide who takes them to the abandoned city Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. During their exploration, they soon discover they are not alone.
Votes: 61,798 | Gross: $18.12M
10. Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)
R | 113 min | Biography, Comedy, Crime
An adaptation of the cult memoir of game show impresario Chuck Barris, in which he purports to have been a CIA hitman.
Votes: 80,188 | Gross: $16.00M
13. Emperor of the North (1973)
PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In 1933, during the Depression, Shack the brutal conductor of the number 19 train has a personal vendetta against the best train hopping hobo tramp in the Northwest, A No. 1.
14. Executive Action (1973)
PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama, History
Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
15. Dragonslayer (1981)
PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A young wizarding apprentice is sent to kill a dragon which has been devouring girls from a nearby kingdom.
Votes: 13,851 | Gross: $14.11M
16. Diva (1981)
R | 117 min | Thriller
Two tapes, two Parisian mob killers, one corrupt policeman, an opera fan, a teenage thief, and the coolest philosopher ever filmed. All these characters twist their way through an intricate and stylish French language thriller.
Votes: 11,123 | Gross: $0.11M
17. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
G | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Three pets escape from a California ranch to find their owners in San Francisco.
Votes: 39,669 | Gross: $41.83M
Another adventure recommendation from Celeste. Animal's dialogue respectful and plausible.
18. Hanover Street (1979)
PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Margaret is a nurse in England during WW2, and married to a secret agent. Things get complicated when she falls for David, an American pilot.
Votes: 4,319 | Gross: $3.00M
19. Gumshoe (1971)
GP | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Inspired by his love for Dashiell Hammett novels, nightclub comedian Eddie Ginley puts an ad in the paper as a private eye. The case he gets turns out to be a strange setup and as he digs to the bottom of it his life starts falling apart.
20. Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)
PG | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When a South American drug lord pays Pace to steal 48 cars for him, all but one is in the bag - thereby, the police precipitate in a desperate car chase against Pace and his Eleanor across Southern California.
Votes: 7,847 | Gross: $40.00M
22. Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)
R | 94 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret "Daisy" Suckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.
Votes: 10,896 | Gross: $6.37M
24. John Carter (2012)
PG-13 | 132 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Transported to Barsoom, a Civil War vet discovers a barren planet seemingly inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter Woola and a princess in desperate need of a savior.
Votes: 245,668 | Gross: $73.08M
Interested in pretty much any Edgar Rice Burroughs adaptation for the screen, also any 20s/30s pulp adaptation.
28. Lawless (2012)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama
Set in Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a trio of bootlegging brothers are threatened by a new special deputy and other authorities angling for a cut of their profits.
Votes: 217,595 | Gross: $37.40M
29. Mama (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 100 min | Horror, Thriller
After a young couple take in their two nieces, they suspect that a supernatural spirit named Mama has latched onto their family.
Votes: 162,382 | Gross: $71.63M
30. Krush Groove (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
In this movie based on the early days of Def Jam Recordings, up-and-coming manager Russell Walker manages all the hottest acts on the record label Krush Groove Records, which include ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,695 | Gross: $11.05M
31. Mountains of the Moon (1990)
R | 136 min | Adventure, Drama, History
The legendary true-story of Capt. Richard Francis Burton and Lt. John Hanning Speke's tumultuous expedition to find the source of the Nile river.
Votes: 3,218 | Gross: $4.01M
Cel. recommended this one to fill out the adventure section of this list. Always willing to gamble on British Empire period pictures-- even if the action drags, there's plenty of "I say"s and Sergeant-Majors screaming "Sah!" to keep you entertained.
32. Look Back in Anger (1959)
Approved | 98 min | Drama
A disillusioned, angry university graduate comes to terms with his grudge against middle-class life and values.
Another Kitchen Sink entry, this one with Richard Burton.
33. High Risk (1995)
R | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
After failing to save his wife from 'The Doctor', Kit Li is working as a bodyguard and secret stunt double for the cowardly martial arts film star Frankie Lane. Frankie attends an ... See full summary »
35. Machete Kills (2013)
R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.
Votes: 71,388 | Gross: $8.01M
36. The Klansman (1974)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A local Sheriff tries to keep the peace as racial strife hits his small Alabama town as tensions boil over when a black man is accused of raping a white woman.
38. My Beautiful Laundrette (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An ambitious Pakistani Briton and his white boyfriend strive for success and hope when they open a glamorous laundromat.
Votes: 13,290 | Gross: $2.45M
39. Night Moves (1975)
R | 100 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Los Angeles private investigator Harry Moseby is hired by a client to find her runaway teenage daughter. Moseby tracks the daughter down, only to stumble upon something much more intriguing and sinister.