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1. Ready Player One (2018)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.5
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64 Metascore

When the creator of a virtual reality called the OASIS dies, he makes a posthumous challenge to all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune and control of his world.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Lena Waithe

Votes: 321,711 | Gross: $137.69M

2. Bumblebee (2018)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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66 Metascore

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small California beach town. On the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, Charlie Watson discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken.

Director: Travis Knight | Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Cena, Jason Drucker

Votes: 111,880 | Gross: $127.20M

3. Paris, Texas (1984)

R | 145 min | Drama

8.1
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78 Metascore

Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément

Votes: 78,374 | Gross: $2.18M

4. The Frozen Ground (2013)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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37 Metascore

An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.

Director: Scott Walker | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Vanessa Hudgens, John Cusack, Dean Norris

Votes: 53,363

5. Ted (2012)

R | 106 min | Comedy

6.9
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62 Metascore

John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.

Director: Seth MacFarlane | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale

Votes: 547,494 | Gross: $218.82M

6. Perfect (1985)

R | 115 min | Drama, Romance

4.5
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46 Metascore

A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn't love at first sight.

Director: James Bridges | Stars: John Travolta, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ramey Ellis, Alma Beltran

Votes: 4,311 | Gross: $12.92M

7. The Toys That Made Us (2017– )

TV-14 | 46 min | Documentary, Comedy, History

8.1
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The minds behind history's most iconic toy franchises discuss the rise (and sometimes fall) of their billion-dollar creations.

Stars: Donald Ian Black, Mark Bellomo, David Vonner, Jordan Bryce

Votes: 3,797

8. The Last Dragon (1985)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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In New York City, a young man searches for a Master to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the Glow.

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Taimak, Vanity, Christopher Murney, Julius Carry

Votes: 12,155 | Gross: $25.75M

9. Inferno (1980)

R | 106 min | Horror

6.6
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An American college student in Rome and his sister in New York investigate a series of killings in both locations where their resident addresses are the domain of two covens of witches.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Daria Nicolodi

Votes: 16,941

10. House II: The Second Story (1987)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.4
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31 Metascore

The new owner of a sinister house gets involved with reanimated corpses and demons searching for an ancient Aztec skull with magic powers.

Director: Ethan Wiley | Stars: Arye Gross, Jonathan Stark, Royal Dano, Bill Maher

Votes: 9,524 | Gross: $7.80M

11. Secret Admirer (1985)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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46 Metascore

An anonymous love letter left in Michael's locker on the last day of school wreaks havoc on his life and the lives of everyone who come in contact with it.

Director: David Greenwalt | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Lori Loughlin, Kelly Preston, Dee Wallace

Votes: 5,997 | Gross: $8.62M

12. Age of Summer (2018)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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A determined teenage boy struggles to find acceptance within the Jr. Lifeguards of Hermosa Beach while juggling relationships and challenges in the summer of 1986.

Director: Bill Kiely | Stars: Peter Stormare, Brian Van Holt, Percy Hynes White, Diarmaid Murtagh

Votes: 446

13. In Search of Darkness (2019)

260 min | Documentary, Horror

9.0
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An exploration of '80s horror movies through the perspective of the actors, directors, producers and SFX craftspeople who made them, and their impact on contemporary cinema.

Director: David A. Weiner | Stars: Tom Atkins, Doug Bradley, John Bloom, Diana Prince

Votes: 114

14. 1985 (2018)

85 min | Drama

6.9
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71 Metascore

A closeted young man goes home for the holidays and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.

Director: Yen Tan | Stars: Cory Michael Smith, Virginia Madsen, Michael Chiklis, Jamie Chung

Votes: 1,245

15. That Was Then... This Is Now (1985)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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45 Metascore

Two juvenile delinquents find themselves growing apart, for one is growing up, and the other is staying young and reckless.

Director: Christopher Cain | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Craig Sheffer, Larry B. Scott, Matthew Dudley

Votes: 2,027 | Gross: $8.63M

16. Deadbeat at Dawn (1988)

Not Rated | 80 min | Action, Crime

6.8
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One last job separates the leader of the Ravens gang from an early retirement. When he finds his girlfriend beaten to death by members of a rival gang, he seeks revenge, knowing that he may be dead by dawn. Will more blood bring her back?

Director: Jim Van Bebber | Stars: Paul Harper, Jim Van Bebber, Megan Murphy, Ric Walker

Votes: 1,440

17. Variações: Guardian Angel (2019)

109 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.5
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A biopic about António Variações, a famous Portuguese pop rock singer from the 80s who died from AIDS-related complications in 1984.

Director: João Maia | Stars: Sérgio Praia, Filipe Duarte, Victoria Guerra, Augusto Madeira

Votes: 1,498

18. Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy

4.6
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18 Metascore

A young breakdancer hits his head during a talent show and slips into a coma for twenty years. Waking up in 2006, he looks to revive his and his team's career with the help of his girlfriend and his parents.

Director: Harvey Glazer | Stars: Jamie Kennedy, Maria Menounos, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Michael Rosenbaum

Votes: 6,613 | Gross: $4.50M

19. Prince Avalanche (2013)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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73 Metascore

Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch, Lance LeGault, Joyce Payne

Votes: 18,025 | Gross: $0.20M

20. Reply 1988 (2015–2016)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.8
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Follows the lives of 5 families living on the same street in a neighbourhood called Ssangmundong in Seoul. It takes a nostalgic look back at the year 1988.

Stars: Hyeri Lee, Bo-Gum Park, Kyung-pyo Go, Jun-yeol Ryu

Votes: 1,322

21. One Deadly Summer (1983)

R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Oozing sensuality, a young woman arrives in a small town and gets married to the local mechanic. Was it love at first sight? What links her enigmatic presence to the family's piano? Is it curiosity or is it something far more sinister?

Director: Jean Becker | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Alain Souchon, Suzanne Flon, Jenny Clève

Votes: 3,864

22. Oliver Twist (I) (1982 TV Movie)

103 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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The classic Charles Dickens tale of an orphan boy who escapes the horrors of the orphanage only to be taken in by a band of thieves and pickpockets.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: George C. Scott, Tim Curry, Michael Hordern, Timothy West

Votes: 439

23. Baby Sister (1983 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

5.6
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Immature dropout Annie concocts a scheme to get her older sister's live-in boyfriend to date her instead.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Ted Wass, Phoebe Cates, Pamela Bellwood, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 206

24. Moonbeam City (2015)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Mystery

6.9
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The show follows the exploits of Dazzle Novak, an idiotic detective who commits more crimes than the criminals he tries to lock up. With the glamorous, tyrannical, chief Pizzaz Miller ... See full summary »

Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Will Forte, Rob Lowe, Kate Mara

Votes: 1,879

25. Cropsey (2009)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Crime, Horror

6.3
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73 Metascore

Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances.

Directors: Barbara Brancaccio, Joshua Zeman | Stars: Joshua Zeman, Barbara Brancaccio, Bill Ellis, Dorothy D'Eletto

Votes: 7,277 | Gross: $0.05M

26. John Carpenter: Christine (2017 Video)

4 min | Short, Horror, Music

7.4
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A girl hitching a ride as her car is broken stumbles upon a familiar Plymouth Fury.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: John Carpenter, Rita Volk

Votes: 197

27. Sweet Bunch (1983)

154 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Holed up in a decrepit Athenian mansion, a quartet of handsome pariahs wait for something to happen in their lives. As the state tightens the noose on them, the shotguns have the final say. Is this the sad swan song of the sweet bunch?

Director: Nikos Nikolaidis | Stars: Despina Tomazani, Dora Masklavanou, Takis Moshos, Takis Spyridakis

Votes: 1,273

28. Night Trap (1992 Video Game)

MA-17 | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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Strange things have been occurring at the Martins' residence. Five teenagers have already disappeared while staying there.

Directors: James W. Riley, Randy Field | Stars: Dana Plato, Tracy Matheson, Debra Parks, Allison Rhea

Votes: 246

29. Ola Bola (2016)

113 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.7
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It is a story set in the 1980s during tumultuous economic times, about an unlikely team of footballers whose disagreements have left them with a streak of embarrassing losses. Personal ... See full summary »

Director: Keng Guan Chiu | Stars: J.C. Chee, Luqman Hafidz, Sri Balasubramaniam, Andy Darrel Gomes

Votes: 626

30. I Am (2019– )

Action, Drama

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A high school senior's thirst for power and the peers who oppose him. Here, everyone's a villain.

Stars: Milynn Sarley, Bethany Michelle Curry, RiRia, Noah Copfer

31. Super Capers: The Origins of Ed and the Missing Bullion (2009)

PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.1
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A good guy with no powers joins a superhero team with no clue against a bad guy with no shame.

Director: Ray Griggs | Stars: Justin Whalin, Ray Griggs, Danielle Harris, Michael Rooker

Votes: 979 | Gross: $0.03M

32. Colpire al cuore (1982)

105 min | Drama

7.1
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Emilio is a clever and introverted teenager who lives with intolerance the confidential relation between his father Dario, a left wing university professor, and his former student Giulia. ... See full summary »

Director: Gianni Amelio | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Laura Morante, Sonia Gessner, Laura Nucci

Votes: 190

33. Videoman (2018)

93 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

5.7
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A VHS collector and a woman obsessed with the 80s, both alcoholics, initiates a romance that helps them battle their personal failures.

Director: Kristian A. Söderström | Stars: Stefan Sauk, Lena Nilsson, Morgan Alling, Martin Wallström

Votes: 307

34. Bomb: A Love Story (2018)

96 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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The film is based on the Tehran's Bombardment conditions in 1988.

Director: Payman Maadi | Stars: Leila Hatami, Payman Maadi, Siamak Ansari, Habib Rezaei

Votes: 1,176

35. Unnatural (2015)

R | 89 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.9
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Global climate change prompts a scientific corporation to genetically modify Alaskan polar bears with horrific and deadly results.

Director: Hank Braxtan | Stars: James Remar, Sherilyn Fenn, Ron Carlson, Graham Greene

Votes: 1,612

36. Muertos de risa (1999)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Nino and Bruno are two comedians who reach the heights of success with their duo act, turning them into huge TV celebrities. However, the hate between them grows as fast, and as much, as their fame.

Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Santiago Segura, El Gran Wyoming, Álex Angulo, Carla Hidalgo

Votes: 2,956

37. Meet the Hollowheads (1989)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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The Hollowheads, a slightly darker and more satirical 80s take on The Jetsons (1962), have their hands full when the head of the family's sleazy and abusive boss invites himself to their family dinner.

Director: Thomas R. Burman | Stars: John Glover, Nancy Mette, Richard Portnow, Matt Shakman

Votes: 588

38. Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (2013 Video Game)

M | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.4
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In a post-apocalyptic 2007, Cyber Commando Rex Powercolt faces off against his former commander Colonel Sloan, and tries to stop his nefarious plot to use dragon blood to turn the world's population into primitive savages.

Directors: Dean Evans, Alexandre Letendre | Stars: Michael Biehn, Grey Griffin, Phil LaMarr, Danny Blanco Hall

Votes: 1,573

39. Bernadette (2018)

Comedy

7.6
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In the summer of 1994, an awkward 15 year-old boy enlists the help of the Park District's least valuable employee--a local lothario and suburban legend-- to win the heart of Bernadette, an ... See full summary »

Director: John Psathas | Stars: Sam Straley, Johnny Lim, James Guyton, Marilyn Bass

Votes: 17

40. Bordello (1985)

130 min | Drama, History

6.0
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In 1897 Crete, as the armies of the Great Powers jockey for position, the French madam, Rosa Bonaparte, arrives in Chania escorted by twelve of her girls to start a brothel. All that she wants is a peaceful life. Will her dream come true?

Director: Nikos Koundouros | Stars: Marina Vlady, Eleonora Stathopoulou, Vasilis Laggos, Aris Retsos

Votes: 89

41. Alalum (1982)

116 min | Comedy

7.7
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Peppered with unblushing advertisements against the backdrop of a new era in early-1980s Greece, Harry Klynn's enthusiastic triptych unfolds, depicting an entire nation's aspirations, desires, and fears before a brave new world.

Directors: Yorgos Apostolidis, Yannis Smaragdis, Yiannis Typaldos | Stars: Harry Klynn, Dimitris Piatas, Joly Garbi, Manos Destounis

Votes: 519

42. Ta vaporakia (1983)

102 min | Crime, Drama

6.7
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Trapped in a vicious cycle, three drug pushers who want out, find themselves forever indebted to a hardened drug kingpin, who, in turn, is dependent on the protection of a corrupt police officer. Can they escape from the inevitable?

Director: Pavlos Tasios | Stars: Antigoni Amanitou, Christos Kalavrouzos, Danis Katranidis, Alkis Panagiotidis

Votes: 67

43. Pocetni udarac (1990)

110 min | Drama

7.0
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A group of students with varying family backgrounds begin to question their lives and the hypocritical values of their corrupt socialist society. Their decision to follow their own ideals ... See full summary »

Director: Darko Bajic | Stars: Nikola Kojo, Anita Mancic, Danilo Lazovic, Gorica Popovic

Votes: 85

44. The Toy Soldiers (2014)

R | 143 min | Drama

6.0
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On one evening in a decade of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, the innocence of youth and family unravels. Five lives will change forever on this final evening before their hangout, The Toy Soldiers Roller Rink, closes its doors.

Director: Erik Peter Carlson | Stars: Najarra Townsend, Constance Brenneman, Chandler Rylko, Jeanette May Steiner

Votes: 510

45. The Mystery of Oberwald (1980)

129 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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One long decade after the assassination of her husband, a reclusive queen comes face-to-face with the deceased's doppelgänger and anarchist poet, and strikes a three-day pact; however, fate has other plans. What is the mystery of Oberwald?

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Monica Vitti, Paolo Bonacelli, Franco Branciaroli, Luigi Diberti

Votes: 725

46. Shake Rattle and Roll Fourteen: The Invasion (2012)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.0
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Critically acclaimed director Chito S. Roño embarks on creating the three episodes titled: Pamana, Lost Command and Unwanted. Graded A by the Cinema Evaluation Board, Chito S. Roño elevates... See full summary »

Director: Chito S. Roño | Stars: Herbert Bautista, Janice de Belen, Arlene Muhlach, Dennis Padilla

Votes: 60

47. A Foolish Love (1981)

121 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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On a hot Athenian July, a reclusive Astronomy student spots a disillusioned woman with his telescope, and his dull existence takes on a new meaning. They coexist in time and space; but, they are so far apart. Will they ever become one?

Director: Giorgos Panousopoulos | Stars: Betty Livanou, Aris Retsos, Giorgos Siskos, Dora Volanaki

Votes: 299

48. Swarm of the Snakehead (2006)

95 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.6
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A dysfunctional family vacations on Maryland shore during a deadly attack of intelligent snakehead fish.

Directors: Frank Lama, Joel Denning | Stars: Jamie Linck O'Brien, Lisa Burdette, Maggie Denning, Timothy Stultz

Votes: 145

49. Knock Knock (I) (2017)

55 min | Horror

5.2
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'Knock Knock' tells the story of down-on-his-luck former boxer Sam Grant, who one night finds himself caught in a whirlwind of conjecture and conundrum as his colorful and quirky neighbors ... See full summary »

Director: Tobias Canto Jr. | Stars: Saul Arteta, Rachel Atterson, Lucas Alexander Ayoub, Jennifer Bennett

Votes: 34

50. The Rock-afire Explosion (2008)

Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary

7.5
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A cult fan favorite documentary which explores the rise and fall of Showbiz Pizza Place, it's animatronic rock band, and the origins of Chuck E. Cheese's.

Director: Brett Whitcomb | Stars: Chris Thrash, Aaron Fechter, Travis Schafer, Mike Scherpenberg

Votes: 359



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