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1. Deja Vu (2006)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

7.0
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59 Metascore

After a ferry is bombed in New Orleans, an A.T.F. agent joins a unique investigation using experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber, but soon finds himself becoming obsessed with one of the victims.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Paula Patton, Jim Caviezel, Val Kilmer

Votes: 278,190 | Gross: $64.04M

2. Men in Black 3 (2012)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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58 Metascore

Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement

Votes: 314,515 | Gross: $179.02M

3. Source Code (2011)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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74 Metascore

A soldier wakes up in someone else's body and discovers he's part of an experimental government program to find the bomber of a commuter train. A mission he has only 8 minutes to complete.

Director: Duncan Jones | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright

Votes: 455,878 | Gross: $54.71M

4. Next (2007)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.2
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42 Metascore

A Las Vegas magician who can see into the future is pursued by FBI agents seeking to use his abilities to prevent a nuclear terrorist attack.

Director: Lee Tamahori | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore, Jessica Biel, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 141,030 | Gross: $18.21M

5. The Peacemaker (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Thriller

5.9
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43 Metascore

A US Army colonel and a civilian woman supervising him must track down stolen Russian nuclear weapons before they're used by terrorists.

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: George Clooney, Nicole Kidman, Marcel Iures, Aleksandr Baluev

Votes: 51,452 | Gross: $41.26M

6. Thirteen Days (2000)

PG-13 | 145 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.3
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67 Metascore

In October 1962, the Kennedy administration struggles to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Shawn Driscoll, Drake Cook

Votes: 51,086 | Gross: $34.59M

7. The China Syndrome (1979)

PG | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

7.4
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81 Metascore

A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant.

Director: James Bridges | Stars: Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas, Scott Brady

Votes: 24,759 | Gross: $51.72M

8. The Tomorrow Man (1996 TV Movie)

R | 120 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.2
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The android Kent is programmed to travel back in time and save humanity from its future. His way leads to earth, which is going to be destroyed by a great rocket-disaster. As he wants to ... See full summary »

Director: Bill D'Elia | Stars: Julian Sands, Giancarlo Esposito, Craig Wasson, Obba Babatundé

Votes: 308

9. The Fiend at the Throttle (1915)

Short, Thriller

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Rita, a telegraph operator, informed that a freight train which is due to pass her station filled with high explosives is about to be overtaken by a passenger train on the same track with a... See full summary »

Stars: Elsie MacLeod, John Burden, DeVore Palmer, Philip Robson

10. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: A Matter of Time (1991)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.4
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Reaching Panthara IV after an asteroid wreaks havoc of catastrophic proportions, the Enterprise crew deals with trying to save the planet as well as deal with someone who claims to be a historian from the future.

Director: Paul Lynch | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,724

11. Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973–1975)
Episode: Albatross (1974)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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Dr. McCoy is arrested and charged with causing an alien plague.

Directors: Bill Reed, Hal Sutherland | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George Takei

Votes: 354

12. Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993–1997)
Episode: All Shook Up (1994)

TV-PG | 47 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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An asteroid is headed for earth and it becomes Superman's mission to stop the impending disaster. He flies into space and intercepts the asteroid at high speed to destroy it. This attempt ... See full summary »

Director: Félix Enríquez Alcalá | Stars: Dean Cain, Teri Hatcher, Lane Smith, Michael Landes

Votes: 215

13. Beware the Batman (2013–2014)
Episode: Alone (2014)

TV-PG | 20 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.8
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When Alfred is taken hostage by Deathstroke in the Batcave, Batman must face him alone. Harvey Dent reveals his true nature as Two-Face.

Directors: Rick Morales, Butch Lukic | Stars: Anthony Ruivivar, Adam Baldwin, JB Blanc, Robin Atkin Downes

Votes: 55

14. CSI: Cyber (2015–2016)
Episode: CMND:Crash (2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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A roller coaster crash seems to have been caused by illegal access to the ride's internal computer.

Director: Jeff T. Thomas | Stars: Patricia Arquette, James Van Der Beek, Peter MacNicol, Shad Moss

Votes: 364

15. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Cause and Effect (1992)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

9.0
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The Enterprise gets caught in a time loop which always has one result: total destruction of the ship, itself.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,633

16. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Coming of Age (1988)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.2
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Picard finds himself facing a strenuous test of his loyalty to Starfleet, one which the other members of the crew are struggling to cope with, whilst Wesley faces an equally challenging entrance exam at Starfleet Academy.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Denise Crosby

Votes: 2,015

17. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Cost of Living (1992)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.3
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As undetectable parasites devour the ship, Deanna's mother arrives, taking young Alexander under her wing en route to meeting a man she's blindly agreed to marry.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,564

18. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Disaster (1991)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.9
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Collision with a quantum filament leaves Troi in charge of a damaged and endangered Enterprise with emergency bulkheads cutting off sections of the ship.

Director: Gabrielle Beaumont | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,953

19. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Hollow Pursuits (1990)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.8
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A shy member of the "Enterprise" crew becomes addicted to the holodeck, where relationships are easier than in real life, when his knowledge is needed in engineering.

Director: Cliff Bole | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,919

20. Young Justice (2010– )
Episode: Humanity (2011)

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

8.8
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The Team is on the hunt for Red Tornado, and their friend Zatanna wants to come along for the ride.

Director: Matt Youngberg | Stars: Stephanie Lemelin, Jesse McCartney, Danica McKellar, Nolan North

Votes: 476

21. Beware the Batman (2013–2014)
Episode: Instinct (2013)

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

7.8
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Professor Pyg and Mr. Toad are back... and they've set their sights on Gotham's elite couture culture. Will Gotham's Fashion Week survive the villains' vile attack?

Directors: Rick Morales, Butch Lukic | Stars: Anthony Ruivivar, Brian George, Finola Hughes, Udo Kier

Votes: 77

22. Batman Beyond (1999–2001)
Episode: Joyride (1999)

Not Rated | 22 min | Adventure, Animation, Action

7.1
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When a prototype military vehicle with a disastrous flaw is abandoned and seized by Jokerz, Batman and the vehicle's creator must hunt it down before it explodes.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Wendie Malick, Marc Worden

Votes: 202

23. Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973–1975)
Episode: One of Our Planets Is Missing (1973)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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The crew of the Enterprise must stop a living planet consuming cloud before it attacks an inhabited world.

Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George Takei

Votes: 453

24. Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2014–2017)
Episode: Out of Focus (2015)

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

8.5
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A skunk Decepticon who uses noxious toxins puts the team under control, and it's up to Bumblebee to save his friends.

Directors: Vinton Heuck, David Hartman | Stars: Peter Cullen, Will Friedle, Constance Zimmer, Darren Criss

Votes: 16

25. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Pen Pals (1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.8
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Data befriends an alien girl in distress, breaking the Prime Directive, while Wesley commands his first team.

Director: Winrich Kolbe | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,883

26. Young Justice (2010– )
Episode: Performance (2012)

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

8.5
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Robin, Artemis, Superboy, Miss Martian, and Red Arrow go undercover as the Daring Dangers to discover the link between Haly's circus and stolen weapon technology.

Director: Michael Chang | Stars: Crispin Freeman, Jesse McCartney, Stephanie Lemelin, Danica McKellar

Votes: 444

27. The Real Ghostbusters (1986–1991)
Episode: Ragnarok and Roll (1987)

TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.0
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The Ghostbusters investigate several supernatural incidents which lead to them visiting a woman whose home is at the centre of where the events took place. They discover that she is linked ... See full summary »

Stars: Arsenio Hall, Maurice LaMarche, Lorenzo Music, Laura Summer

Votes: 71

28. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Relics (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.6
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The Enterprise stumbles upon a Dyson sphere, with a ship crashed on the outer surface. An away team finds some systems still powered up and the chief engineer from the old Enterprise, Montgomery Scott, locked in the transporter cycle.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 2,148

29. MacGyver (2016– )
Episode: Riley + Airplane (2018)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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Mac and the team search for a former government tech who stole classified intel and cross paths with the Coltons, who are hunting the same man for different reasons.

Director: Antonio Negret | Stars: Lucas Till, George Eads, Tristin Mays, Justin Hires

Votes: 181

30. Young Justice (2010– )
Episode: Schooled (2011)

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

8.5
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Young Justice is assigned transport duty. To deliver parts of an android that has duplicated the powers of several Justice Leaguers. The creator of the android wants him back.

Director: Michael Chang | Stars: Jesse McCartney, Danica McKellar, Nolan North, Khary Payton

Votes: 535

31. Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2014–2017)
Episode: Similarly Different (2015)

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

8.5
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A restless Grimlock meets up with a Dinobot criminal, and ponders returning to his old ways.

Director: Frank Marino | Stars: Will Friedle, Constance Zimmer, Darren Criss, Khary Payton

Votes: 15

32. Transformers: Robots in Disguise (2014–2017)
Episode: Strongarm's Big Score (2016)

TV-Y7-FV | 21 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.4
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Strongarm encounters another Scavenger in an attempt to impress people, and things get complicated.

Directors: Vinton Heuck, David Hartman | Stars: Peter Cullen, Will Friedle, Constance Zimmer, Darren Criss

Votes: 15

33. Beware the Batman (2013–2014)
Episode: Tests (2013)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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Bruce tests Katana to ensure her loyalty.

Directors: Curt Geda, Butch Lukic | Stars: Anthony Ruivivar, Carlos Alazraqui, JB Blanc, Arif S. Kinchen

Votes: 109

34. Star Trek (1966–1969)
Episode: That Which Survives (1969)

TV-PG | 51 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.6
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After the Enterprise landing party beams down to investigate a geologically interesting planet, their ship is hurled across the galaxy. Kirk and company find a deserted outpost guarded by the deadly image of a beautiful woman.

Director: Herb Wallerstein | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, Lee Meriwether

Votes: 1,631

35. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The High Ground (1990)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.8
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While visiting a planet under civil war, Dr. Crusher is taken hostage by an opposing faction of the planet's ruling government.

Director: Gabrielle Beaumont | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,781

36. Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
Episode: The Man Who Saved the World (2012)

TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.7
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How, during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, a Soviet submarine fleet commander and K-19 survivor, Vasili Arkhipov, kept his cool under enormous pressure and prevented his men from starting WWIII after being surrounded by the US fleet.

Stars: Jay O. Sanders, Viktor Mikhailov, Olga Arkhipova, Andy Bradick

Votes: 46

37. The All-New Super Friends Hour (1977–1978)
Episode: The Marsh Monster/Runaways/Will the World Collide?/Time Rescue (1977)

Animation, Action, Adventure

6.1
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A swamp creature steals the plans for a new engine. A pair of runaways get in trouble. A vengeful scientist tries to get a planet to collide with Earth. A reckless scientist traps himself 2000 years in the future.

Director: Charles A. Nichols | Stars: Norman Alden, Jack Angel, Michael Bell, Danny Dark

Votes: 23

38. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Naked Now (1987)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

6.6
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The crew of the Enterprise is infected with a virus that causes them to behave as though they were intoxicated.

Director: Paul Lynch | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Denise Crosby

Votes: 2,611

39. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: The Next Phase (1992)

TV-PG | 46 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.4
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A transporter malfunction, combined with a Romulan ship under stress and a damaged cloaking device, creates the illusion that Ensign Ro and Geordi are dead, but Geordi doesn't believe it to be so, and he acts accordingly.

Director: David Carson | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,841

40. Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973–1975)
Episode: The Terratin Incident (1973)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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While on a mapping mission, the Enterprise receives an outdated transmission from the volcanic star Cepheus. A flash of light from the planet passes through the ship and disables all ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George Takei

Votes: 386

41. Star Trek: The Animated Series (1973–1975)
Episode: The Time Trap (1973)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.0
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The Enterprise and a Klingon ship are trapped in space-time warp where only their cooperation will allow them to escape.

Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, George Takei

Votes: 385

42. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: Timescape (1993)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.7
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Aboard a shuttlecraft and en route back to the Enterprise, Picard, LaForge, Data, and Troi find themselves trapped in a time trap of some sort, where the Enterprise is being taken over by ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Nimoy | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,879

43. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
Episode: True Q (1992)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.5
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When an honor student in the medical field is assigned to the Enterprise in an internship manner, she begins to demonstrate powers of the Q, prompting you-know-who to show up.

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Michael Dorn

Votes: 1,732



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