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1. Babe (1995)

G | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

83 Metascore

Babe, a pig raised by sheepdogs, learns to herd sheep with a little help from Farmer Hoggett.

Director: Chris Noonan | Stars: James Cromwell, Magda Szubanski, Christine Cavanaugh, Miriam Margolyes

Votes: 110,603 | Gross: $66.60M

A Yorkshire piglet is won at a contest and tries to adjust to life on a farm in New Zealand. His warm-heartiness has a positive influence on the rest of the animals on the farm. Unsure about his place in life, Babe decides he wants to be a sheepherder. His kindness may be the key to success.

2. Back to the Future Part II (1989)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

57 Metascore

After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson

Votes: 437,675 | Gross: $118.50M

Doc travels to 2015 for exploration and sees Marty's family not doing so well. He takes Marty and Jennifer with him into the future to fix them. There, elderly Biff Tannen takes a sports almanac and travels to 1955 to give his younger self the book so he can bet and win every time. When Doc and Marty travel back to 1985, they are in an alternate timeline where Biff is the richest and most powerful man in America. So Doc and Marty must travel back to 1955 to get the book back from Young Biff to bring things back the way they were.

3. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi

75 Metascore

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong, Robert Patrick

Votes: 927,277 | Gross: $204.84M

A T-800 cyborg from the future is sent back in time to protect a young John Connor. His nemesis: the shape-changing, liquid metal T-1000 that has also travelled back in time to kill John Connor.

4. Rocky V (1990)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sport

55 Metascore

Reluctantly retired from boxing, and back from riches to rags, Rocky takes on a new protege who betrays him, as the champ's son must adjust to his family's new life after bankruptcy.

Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Sage Stallone

Votes: 118,889 | Gross: $40.95M

Rocky declares bankruptcy and his family moves back to the ghetto. His son grows to resent him, especially when Rocky begins to train an upstart. Rocky training the upstart makes him feel good again. But a crooked fight promoter gets in the way of it all. What I really love about this is the subplot with the fight promoter worming his way in Rocky and Tommy's business. It happens all the time where crooked people make great offers to upstarts, but the second a negative thing happens, the crooks turn their backs and the upstart goes right back down to the bottom.

5. Face/Off (1997)

R | 138 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

82 Metascore

In order to foil a terrorist plot, an FBI agent undergoes a facial transplant surgery and assumes the identity and physical appearance of a terrorist, but the plan turns from bad to worse when the same terrorist impersonates the FBI agent.

Director: John Woo | Stars: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen, Alessandro Nivola

Votes: 331,020 | Gross: $112.23M

The best FBI agent in the world has held a massive vendetta against the world's most vicious terrorist for years. The FBI learns that a bomb has been planted and they need infiltration. When the terrorist winds up in a coma, the agent uses radical surgery literally wearing the terrorist's face like a mask. He goes to prison to find answers from the bad guy's younger brother. When the terrorist wakes up, he gets the agent's face and destroys all the evidence that proves who the good guy is. The agent must escape from prison and destroy his arch nemesis once and for all.

6. Citizen Kane (1941)

PG | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

100 Metascore

Following the death of publishing tycoon, Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance; 'Rosebud'.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 370,298 | Gross: $1.59M

A child is sold to a rich clan where he grows up to be a rich and powerful newspaper tycoon. The richer he gets, the worse of a person he becomes. He mumbles a word "rosebud" leading people to figure out what he meant by it. This is the most popular story vs plot movie ever.

7. Casablanca (1942)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War

100 Metascore

A cynical American expatriate struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape French Morocco.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Votes: 485,716 | Gross: $1.02M

A well-respected nightclub owner has become the go-to guy for any help against the Nazis. The war's biggest hero and his wife need his help the most. But she and him used to be lovers. He still hasn't forgiven her, but the fate of the war hangs in his hands as he is the only one that can help them as they need it the most.

8. Life Is Beautiful (1997)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

59 Metascore

When an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust, he uses a perfect mixture of will, humor, and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their camp.

Director: Roberto Benigni | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano

Votes: 567,249 | Gross: $57.60M

A comical waiter falls in love with a woman who is already engaged to a man she does not love. He successfully woos her. A few years later, they and their son live nice lives until the Holocaust breaks out and they are sent to concentration camps. He uses humour and imagination to shield his son from the horrors going on around them.

9. Fargo (1996)

R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

85 Metascore

Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Votes: 571,880 | Gross: $24.61M

A down-on-his-luck used car salesman rigs his wife being kidnapped as a ransom in order for himself to get money for a new project. When blood has been shed and all hell breaks loose, it is up to a pregnant police officer to save the day.

10. Universal Soldier (1992)

R | 102 min | Action, Sci-Fi

35 Metascore

Private Luc Deveraux and his sadistic sergeant, Andrew Scott, got killed in Viet Nam. The army uses their bodies for a secret project - reanimating dead soldiers as deadly obedient cyborgs. However, their memories come back too.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Ally Walker, Ed O'Ross

Votes: 78,443 | Gross: $36.30M

A soldier and his crazy sergeant kill each other is Vietnam. Years later, they are brought back to life under a top secret government system. When their memories start to return, the soldier takes an innocent news reporter in danger to evade his older sergeant and the superiors.

11. Cop Land (1997)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

64 Metascore

The Sheriff of a suburban New Jersey community, populated by New York City police officers, slowly discovers the town is a front for mob connections and corruption.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro

Votes: 80,723 | Gross: $44.89M

A calm, partially-disabled sheriff hears about the possible hoax of a young officer's suicide. He thinks nothing of it, until he sees for himself just how fake and how corrupt his town and friends really are.

12. The Game (1997)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

61 Metascore

After a wealthy banker is given an opportunity to participate in a mysterious game, his life is turned upside down when he becomes unable to distinguish between the game and reality.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn

Votes: 320,499 | Gross: $48.32M

A successful middle-aged business man with no friends leading an uneventful life is offered a chance to participate in a "game" offered by his brother. From then on, he finds himself in near death situations and insane circumstances with wild results.

13. The Departed (2006)

R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

85 Metascore

An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

Votes: 1,098,605 | Gross: $132.38M

A cop goes undercover to infiltrate Frank Costello. Frank Costello's foster son goes undercover to infiltrate the police. When Costello finds out there's a "rat" both young guys do all they can to keep their identities secret and stay alive.

14. Scream (1996)

R | 111 min | Horror, Mystery

65 Metascore

A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Skeet Ulrich

Votes: 265,932 | Gross: $103.05M

A deranged teenager goes on a killing spree in the same fashion as many classic horror movie icons do. His peers are smarter than most of the classic victims as they have seen those movies and try not to make the same stupid mistakes.

15. Game of Death (1978)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

36 Metascore

A martial arts movie star must fake his death to find the people who are trying to kill him.

Directors: Robert Clouse, Bruce Lee | Stars: Bruce Lee, Gig Young, Dean Jagger, Hugh O'Brian

Votes: 15,533 | Gross: $10.00M

A famous action star is being targeted and harassed to join a mob family. They are fed up by constantly turning them down, and he is assassinated on set of his new movie. He survives, but gets his entourage to declare himself dead. He then uses various disguises to destroy those responsible once and for all.

16. 3 Ninjas (1992)

PG | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Family

36 Metascore

Each year, three brothers visit their grandfather for the summer. He is highly skilled in ninjutsu, and for years he has trained the boys in his techniques.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Victor Wong, Michael Treanor, Max Elliott Slade, Chad Power

Votes: 19,056 | Gross: $29.00M

Three young brothers are taught martial arts by their ninja grandfather. Grandpa's old business partner is a powerful crime boss who wants him back to team up against the boys' federal agent father. The man soon finds out the boys will be really hard to handle.

17. The Kids Are All Right (2010)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

86 Metascore

Two children conceived by artificial insemination bring their biological father into their non-traditional family life.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko | Stars: Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska

Votes: 121,530 | Gross: $20.81M

Two kids have two mothers as their parents. They decide to track down their birth father. When he enters the lives of all those in the family, important lessons of life, love and happiness are put to the test.

18. Toni Erdmann (2016)

R | 162 min | Comedy, Drama

93 Metascore

A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego and posing as her CEO's life coach.

Director: Maren Ade | Stars: Sandra Hüller, Peter Simonischek, Michael Wittenborn, Thomas Loibl

Votes: 39,254 | Gross: $1.48M

An uptight business woman is always at odds with her joker father. When he retires, he dons a funny alter ego that gets on her nerves more than ever. Her job and livelihood are on the line. But it is perhaps this extremely strange character that makes her realize the importance of family.

19. American History X (1998)

R | 119 min | Drama

62 Metascore

A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

Director: Tony Kaye | Stars: Edward Norton, Edward Furlong, Beverly D'Angelo, Jennifer Lien

Votes: 968,974 | Gross: $6.72M

After the death of his father in a rundown neighbourhood, a nice kid becomes the most notorious and monstrous skinhead in the country. When he is sent to prison, he is completely reformed and very different. His little brother idolized him and big brother must prevent little brother from following his same dark road that he is very ashamed of.

20. Tootsie (1982)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

88 Metascore

Michael Dorsey, an unsuccessful actor, disguises himself as a woman in order to get a role on a trashy hospital soap.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 90,891 | Gross: $177.20M

A mean but talented actor dresses up as a woman to find work and becomes daytime's hottest star.

21. Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

53 Metascore

After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan, Harvey Fierstein

Votes: 225,566 | Gross: $219.20M

A divorced father dresses up as a woman to be a housekeeper to spend time with his children. His alter ego makes him a better man and his family better people too.

22. Some Like It Hot (1959)

Not Rated | 121 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

97 Metascore

When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

Votes: 225,492 | Gross: $25.00M

Two musicians witness a violent mob hit and are bound to die too. But they dress up as women and join a traveling women's musical group to evade the mafia. Good and bad things are in store.

23. The Graduate (1967)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

83 Metascore

A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.

Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, William Daniels

Votes: 241,363 | Gross: $104.95M

A recent college graduate becomes the object of desire for his parents' friend who is much older than he is. He later falls in love with her daughter.

24. The Apartment (1960)

Not Rated | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

94 Metascore

A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

Votes: 148,134 | Gross: $18.60M

The bosses in a New York banking company cheat on their wives and Jack Lemmon provides the keys to his apartment as the hideaway. Because of this, he constantly gets promotions. But he happens to fall in love with the top bosses latest mistress. To make matters worse, his boss is actually ready to divorce his wife and marry her.

25. Dumb and Dumber (1994)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy

41 Metascore

After a woman leaves a briefcase at the airport terminal, a dumb limo driver and his dumber friend set out on a hilarious cross-country road trip to Aspen, to return the briefcase to its owner.

Directors: Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly | Stars: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Lauren Holly, Mike Starr

Votes: 333,985 | Gross: $127.18M

The husband in a rich Colorado family is kidnapped for ransom. The money is intercepted by two incredibly stupid friends who travel half way across the country to bring it back. The bad guys think they are pros. But the friends fall in love with the kidnapped man's wife.

26. The Hitcher (1986)

R | 97 min | Thriller

32 Metascore

A young man who escapes the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked by the hitcher and framed for his crimes.

Director: Robert Harmon | Stars: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn

Votes: 40,683 | Gross: $5.84M

A youth on his way to San Diego picks up a crazy hitchhiker. The youth in the only one to fiend off the man, thinking he had him killed in self-defense. But the killer survives and follows the young man, killing all those around them.

27. Bloodsport (1988)

R | 92 min | Action, Biography, Drama

29 Metascore

Follows Frank Dux, an American martial artist serving in the military, who decides to leave the army to compete in a martial arts tournament in Hong Kong where fights to the death can occur.

Director: Newt Arnold | Stars: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Leah Ayres, Norman Burton

Votes: 70,628 | Gross: $11.81M

A young man is taught martial arts for years and is ready to fight in the Kumite. He wants to win the competition to honour his master. But when his best friend and fellow competitor is nearly killed by the undefeated champion, the young man is torn between winning out of revenge or winning for honour.

28. The Client (1994)

PG-13 | 119 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

65 Metascore

A young boy who witnessed the suicide of a mafia lawyer hires an attorney to protect him when the District Attorney tries to use him to take down a mob family.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Renfro, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 55,661 | Gross: $92.12M

A boy witnesses the lawyer for a violent mafia family commit suicide and confess to knowing the whereabouts to the most sought-after body in America. Everybody knows the kid knows something, so he hires an attorney to protect him. Prosecutors try to get him to talk, the mob, tries to keep him quiet, and his lawyer will do anything to protect her client.

29. Wayne's World (1992)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Music

57 Metascore

Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show.

Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe, Tia Carrere

Votes: 135,365 | Gross: $121.70M

Two young metal heads own an independent tv show. A sleazy producer buys and exploits it.

30. Rock Star (2001)

R | 105 min | Drama, Music

54 Metascore

Lead singer of a tribute band becomes lead singer of the real band he idolizes.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Aniston, Dominic West, Jason Bonham

Votes: 39,242 | Gross: $17.01M

An office technician also fronts a tribute band of the world's biggest heavy metal band. He idolizes the lead vocalist and emulates his every move. He is offered the chance to be the replacement, which he can't believe. But he soon finds just how unfun fame really is.

31. There's Something About Mary (1998)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Romance

69 Metascore

A man gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl from high school, even though his date with her back then was a complete disaster.

Directors: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly | Stars: Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Ben Stiller, Lee Evans

Votes: 277,828 | Gross: $176.48M

A writer has a memory recall of the girl he loved in high school. He hires a sleazy private investigator to look her up. But the investigator falls in love with her too. But they must compete with several other men who want Mary too. Mary makes them feel so good about themselves, and she does the same within with the viewer.

32. Judgment Night (1993)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Four friends on their way to a boxing match get caught in heavy traffic, so they take a shortcut in order to get there faster, unfortunately it leads to them witnessing a murder which leaves them running for their lives.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Cuba Gooding Jr., Denis Leary, Stephen Dorff

Votes: 14,386 | Gross: $12.14M

Four young men take a shortcut to a boxing match but end up in the ghetto. They witness the murder by a killer to one of his goons. The young men are then stalked throughout the urban jungle against a gang that won't stop chasing until all of them are dead.

33. Do the Right Thing (1989)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

92 Metascore

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

Director: Spike Lee | Stars: Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson

Votes: 77,119 | Gross: $27.55M

Several related stories about normal shenanigans start out dull and meaningless. But each progressively get more interesting and explodes into a climax that will leave the viewer speechless.

34. Die Hard (1988)

R | 132 min | Action, Thriller

72 Metascore

An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Votes: 732,535 | Gross: $83.01M

An NYPD officer visits his wife's Christmas party that her business is holding in LA. When a group of terrorists seize hold of the building demanding millions of dollars, the cop, alone, must take on all terrorists by himself.

35. Lethal Weapon (1987)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

68 Metascore

Two newly paired cops who are complete opposites must put aside their differences in order to catch a gang of drug smugglers.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, Mitchell Ryan

Votes: 222,642 | Gross: $65.21M

A recently widowed cop with nothing to lose is suicidal. The other cop is old and feels out of the game. Both hate partners, but they have no other choice when they must battle a heroin ring. Along the way, a friendship is formed that rectifies their problems in life.

36. Rain Man (1988)

R | 133 min | Drama

65 Metascore

Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino, Gerald R. Molen

Votes: 447,352 | Gross: $178.80M

A selfish yuppie finds out he has an older brother with autism. His brother has inherited a fortune from their father, and he takes his brother to get the fortune for himself. Along the way, his brother gets on his nerves and annoys the hell out of him, until he learns to love him.

37. Mississippi Burning (1988)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama, History

65 Metascore

Two F.B.I. Agents, with wildly different styles, arrive in Mississippi to investigate the disappearance of some civil rights activists.

Director: Alan Parker | Stars: Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances McDormand, Brad Dourif

Votes: 80,648 | Gross: $34.60M

The KKK has been committing hate crimes in Mississippi. Two FBI agents assigned to the case investigate exactly who did it. But they just make matters worse in the town they're trying to help.

38. Serpico (1973)

R | 130 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

87 Metascore

An honest New York cop named Frank Serpico blows the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe, Biff McGuire

Votes: 99,101 | Gross: $29.80M

A police officer discovers that honesty is not a part of his job. He endures scorn and ridicule among his fellow officers as he tries to put the wrong things right.

39. Blow Out (1981)

R | 108 min | Mystery, Thriller

85 Metascore

A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: John Travolta, Nancy Allen, John Lithgow, Dennis Franz

Votes: 38,737 | Gross: $13.75M

A talented sound effects technician accidentally records audio in a government assassination. After he saves the other victim, he learns that he is in store for a massive conspiracy that includes prostitution and sadistic killer.

40. My Dinner with Andre (1981)

PG | 110 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

83 Metascore

Two old friends meet for dinner; as one tells anecdotes detailing his experiences, the other notices their differing worldviews.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Andre Gregory, Wallace Shawn, Jean Lenauer, Roy Butler

Votes: 15,906 | Gross: $5.25M

Two old friends reunite for a dinner and discuss a wide range from theatre, to life, to family.

41. 12 Angry Men (1957)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

96 Metascore

A jury holdout attempts to prevent a miscarriage of justice by forcing his colleagues to reconsider the evidence.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Votes: 613,338 | Gross: $4.36M

A trial where a young man is accused of murdering his father. There is so much evidence that proves he did it. When it comes time for the verdict, the decision seems to be a piece of cake. But only one juror believes the youth is innocent. He must convince the eleven other men why he thinks so as they all reexamine the evidence presented.

42. The Accused (1988)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama

65 Metascore

After a young woman suffers a brutal gang rape in a bar one night, a prosecutor assists in bringing the perpetrators to justice, including the ones who encouraged and cheered on the attack.

Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Kelly McGillis, Jodie Foster, Bernie Coulson, Leo Rossi

Votes: 29,425 | Gross: $32.07M

A trashy woman is gang-raped in the back of a bar. The guys that did it get sent to prison, no problem. But she looks to further the case by putting the men that cheered behind bars too.

43. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)

R | 164 min | Drama

80 Metascore

The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the struggles all humans do, and his final temptation on the cross.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey, Paul Greco

Votes: 47,330 | Gross: $7.63M

Jesus Christ is presented as a human who happens to be God's son. He feels anger, grief, fear, and temptations. He then gets a hallucination about what would happen if he was never crucified and lived life like a normal man.

44. The Exorcist (1973)

R | 122 min | Horror

81 Metascore

When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 340,186 | Gross: $232.91M

A priest is giving up on his faith after the death of his mother and becoming an expert in a science field. Meanwhile, a young girl is possessed after playing with a ouija board. At first, medicine seems to be the most plausible cure. Then there is the debate with science and religion. The priest hears that an exorcism wishes to be done to the girl. That reawakens his beliefs and tries to save the girl from a demonic force.

45. Stand by Me (1986)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama

75 Metascore

After the death of one of his friends, a writer recounts a boyhood journey with his friends to find the body of a missing boy.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 339,864 | Gross: $52.29M

Four preteens, each with bad home lives, embark on a trek to find a missing dead body. They hope it will make them famous and loved, but they just learn more about who they are as individuals.

46. Gosford Park (2001)

R | 131 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

90 Metascore

The lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a party in 1932 in a country house in England as they investigate a murder involving one of them.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Maggie Smith, Ryan Phillippe, Michael Gambon, Kristin Scott Thomas

Votes: 74,846 | Gross: $41.31M

Numerous guests are invited to a party at the estate of a very rich Englishman. He is found murdered later on. Everybody is a suspect because everybody had some reason of killing him.

47. Man of the Year (2002)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

Bill is the guest of honor as the "Man of the Year". A very successful head of a large energy firm, he is a man with many dark secrets. His best friend, Stuart, hosts the party at his ritzy... See full summary »

Directors: Straw Weisman, Tamara Friedman, Andy Goldberg, David Roy, Jonathan Tydor, Barry Zetlin | Stars: John Ritter, Jade Carter, Brian Cousins, Adria Dawn

Votes: 203

Shot live, guests at a party are thrilled to celebrate a party dedicated to their company's man of the year. Throughout the night, secrets and truths come about and they discover he is not the man they thought he was.

48. On the Waterfront (1954)

Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller