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1. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)

PG | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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67 Metascore

With the assistance of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon.

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Votes: 106,545 | Gross: $78.91M

2. Running on Empty (1988)

PG-13 | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Music

7.7
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67 Metascore

The eldest son of a fugitive family comes of age and wants to live a life of his own.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: River Phoenix, Christine Lahti, Judd Hirsch, Jonas Abry

Votes: 12,847 | Gross: $2.84M

3. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.8
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75 Metascore

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mía Maestro, Mercedes Morán

Votes: 92,512 | Gross: $16.76M

4. Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2014)

Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

6.2
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54 Metascore

A talented mechanic prepares to battle his way through hordes of flesh-eating monsters after his sister is kidnapped on the eve of a zombie apocalypse.

Director: Kiah Roache-Turner | Stars: Jay Gallagher, Bianca Bradey, Leon Burchill, Keith Agius

Votes: 14,922

5. BPM (Beats Per Minute) (2017)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama

7.5
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84 Metascore

Members of the advocacy group ACT UP Paris demand action by the government and pharmaceutical companies to combat the AIDS epidemic in the early 1990s.

Director: Robin Campillo | Stars: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Arnaud Valois, Adèle Haenel, Antoine Reinartz

Votes: 11,041 | Gross: $0.13M

6. The Quiet Earth (1985)

R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda.

Director: Geoff Murphy | Stars: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Pete Smith, Anzac Wallace

Votes: 23,272 | Gross: $2.12M

7. The Day of the Triffids (2009)

186 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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With most of the world blinded and the dangerous carnivorous Triffids set loose, it falls upon a band of scattered survivors to fight this plant invasion and the madness following.

Stars: Dougray Scott, Joely Richardson, Eddie Izzard, Brian Cox

Votes: 3,855

8. Paulie (1998)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Paulie, a talking parrot, recounts his travels looking for his original owner to a Russian janitor who helps him to the end of his journey.

Director: John Roberts | Stars: Gena Rowlands, Tony Shalhoub, Cheech Marin, Bruce Davison

Votes: 13,585 | Gross: $27.01M

9. My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.3
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A creature from another planet tries to seduce a shy Earth physicist to gain control over his researches. The result of this important mission much exceeded her expectations.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Kim Basinger, Jon Lovitz, Alyson Hannigan

Votes: 23,883 | Gross: $13.85M

10. Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

5.4
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32 Metascore

One day, driving aimlessly around the outskirts of town after a trivial domestic quarrel, a writer named Tomas accidentally hits and kills a child. Will he be able to move on?

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: James Franco, Peter Miller, Gilbert Wahiakeron, Claude Chamberlain

Votes: 5,511

11. Family Business (1989)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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An ex professor offers Adam $1,000,000 to "get" some plasma from a high tech company's lab. Adam asks his criminal grandpa for help. Can the 2 convince Adam's now honest dad to join?Let us see what happens.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Sean Connery, Dustin Hoffman, Matthew Broderick, Rosanna DeSoto

Votes: 11,272 | Gross: $12.20M

12. The Man in the White Suit (1951)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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An altruistic chemist invents a fabric which resists wear and stain as a boon to humanity, but big business and labor realize it must be suppressed for economic reasons.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick | Stars: Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Cecil Parker, Michael Gough

Votes: 8,131 | Gross: $0.01M

13. The Atticus Institute (2015)

Not Rated | 83 min | Horror

5.5
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The story of a 1970's psychology lab in Pennsylvania where a case of demonic possession took place.

Director: Chris Sparling | Stars: Rya Kihlstedt, William Mapother, Sharon Maughan, Harry Groener

Votes: 7,820

14. Decoding Annie Parker (2013)

R | 91 min | Drama

6.2
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56 Metascore

Love, science, sex, infidelity, disease and comedy, the wild, mostly true story of the irrepressible Annie Parker and the almost discovery of a cure for cancer.

Director: Steven Bernstein | Stars: Helen Hunt, Samantha Morton, Aaron Paul, Rashida Jones

Votes: 2,812 | Gross: $0.04M

15. Consumed (II) (2015)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

5.6
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When her son's persistent rash won't subside, a mother begins investigating and finds herself pulled into the battle between small town organic farmers and Clonestra, a corporation profiting from GMOs.

Director: Daryl Wein | Stars: Zoe Lister-Jones, Victor Garber, Beth Grant, Taylor Kinney

Votes: 1,554

16. MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

4.0
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43 Metascore

Jack is a three-year-old chimpanzee who has been the subject of a long-term experiment by Dr. Kendall, a researcher who been teaching Jack to communicate through sign language. Jack, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Vince | Stars: Bernie, Louie, Mac, Russell Ferrier

Votes: 2,127 | Gross: $1.25M

17. The Good Mother (1988)

R | 103 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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A divorced mother may lose custody of her young daughter to her ex-husband after he learns that the little girl crawled into bed with the mother and her boyfriend.

Director: Leonard Nimoy | Stars: Diane Keaton, Liam Neeson, Jason Robards, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 1,428 | Gross: $4.76M

18. The Million Dollar Duck (1971)

G | 89 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

5.9
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Professor Dooley takes home a duck from his research laboratory as a toy for his son, but soon finds out that it lays golden eggs.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Dean Jones, Sandy Duncan, Joe Flynn, Tony Roberts

Votes: 1,741

19. Shark Attack (1999 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.4
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In a once serene African fishing village, a marine biologist goes in search of some answers when his friend becomes a victim in one of a series of brutal shark attacks.

Director: Bob Misiorowski | Stars: Cordell McQueen, Casper Van Dien, Chris Olley, Jacob Makgoba

Votes: 2,695

20. Errors of the Human Body (2012)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.3
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When a potentially lethal virus is created within his new lab, Dr Geoff Burton is shocked to discover he is not only the unwitting cause, but also its first victim.

Director: Eron Sheean | Stars: Michael Eklund, Karoline Herfurth, Tómas Lemarquis, Rik Mayall

Votes: 2,083

21. The Strange World of Planet X (1958)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

4.9
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A friendly visitor from outer space warns against conducting experiments with the Earth's magnetic field, that could mutate insects into giant monsters.

Director: Gilbert Gunn | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Gaby André, Martin Benson, Alec Mango

Votes: 881

22. Fear (1954)

84 min | Drama

6.6
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Irene Wagner, the wife of prominent scientist Albert Wagner, finds herself blackmailed about her affair by her lover's jealous ex-girlfriend. The plot, an experiment in causing fear, drives her into a rage.

Director: Roberto Rossellini | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Mathias Wieman, Renate Mannhardt, Kurt Kreuger

Votes: 1,039

23. The Baby Formula (2008)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.6
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Two adventurous women in love are desperate to have their own biological child. They take a chance on an experimental scientific process and make sperm from their own stem cells. Pregnant ... See full summary »

Director: Alison Reid | Stars: Angela Vint, Megan Fahlenbock, Rosemary Dunsmore, Jessica Booker

Votes: 270

24. The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb (1993)

Unrated | 60 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.2
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A boy born the size of a small doll is kidnapped by a genetic lab and must find a way back to his father in this inventive adventure filmed using stop motion animation techniques. Tom meets... See full summary »

Director: Dave Borthwick | Stars: Nick Upton, Deborah Collard, Frank Passingham, John Schofield

Votes: 1,383 | Gross: $0.07M

25. Shack Out on 101 (1955)

Not Rated | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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An isolated diner on California's 101 highway provides the backdrop of the story involving nuclear secrets, foreign spies and federal agents.

Director: Edward Dein | Stars: Terry Moore, Frank Lovejoy, Keenan Wynn, Lee Marvin

Votes: 555

26. The Thief (1952)

Approved | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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A chance accident causes a nuclear physicist selling top secret material to the Russians to fall under FBI scrutiny and go on the run.

Director: Russell Rouse | Stars: Ray Milland, Martin Gabel, Harry Bronson, Rita Grapel

Votes: 806

27. Metroid Prime (2002 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Horror

8.9
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A Space Pirate distress signal draws bounty hunter Samus Aran to Tallon IV, a world she discovers is being consumed by a terrible poison.

Director: Mark Pacini | Stars: Jennifer Hale, Vanessa Marshall

Votes: 1,584

28. The Jensen Project (2010 TV Movie)

G | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Family

4.7
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After a 16-year absence, Claire and Matt Thompson are reintroduced to The Jensen Project - a secret community of geniuses conducting advanced underground research to solve the world's most difficult problems.

Director: Douglas Barr | Stars: Justin Kelly, Kellie Martin, Brady Smith, LeVar Burton

Votes: 384

29. The Eden Formula (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

3.1
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In the industrial district of downtown Los Angeles, Dr.Harrison Parker (Jeff Fahey) has developed the Eden Formula."This new,revolutionary,cutting-edge technology can synthetically reproduce virtually any organism. And it does!

Director: John Carl Buechler | Stars: Jeff Fahey, Dee Wallace, Tony Todd, Alexandra Ford

Votes: 241

30. Metroid Prime 2: Echoes (2004 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Family

8.4
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Sent to assist a Galactic Federation squadron stranded on the planet Aether, Samus Aran is thrust into an all-but-lost war between the dying Luminoth race and the umbral demons known as the Ing, on a world torn between light and darkness.

Director: Mark Pacini | Stars: Jennifer Hale, Vanessa Marshall

Votes: 798

31. Kronvittnet (1989)

107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.0
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Thomas, a scientist, lives in a childless marriage. When his wife travels to Copenhagen he begins an affair with a girl of 19. The girl and large amounts of drugs disappears from Thomas laboratory.

Director: Jon Lindström | Stars: Marika Lagercrantz, Per Mattsson, Gösta Ekman, Emma Norbeck

Votes: 194

32. The Love Test (1935)

63 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Mary Lee is the new head of a Chemistry Laboratory. Thompson and his work-mates are resentful of her appointment and try to make her fall in love with John in the hope that this will make ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Powell | Stars: Judy Gunn, Louis Hayward, David Hutcheson, Googie Withers

Votes: 37

33. Flying G-Men (1939)

Passed | 257 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.7
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Three government aviators called the "Flying G-Men", one of whom is disguised as "The Black Falcon", fight to protect the US and its allies from an enemy spy ring and to avenge the death of the fourth Flying G-Man.

Directors: James W. Horne, Ray Taylor | Stars: Robert Paige, Richard Fiske, James Craig, Lorna Gray

Votes: 24

34. Let Me Hear You Whisper (1969 TV Movie)

70 min | Drama

4.8
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A scrub-woman attempts to rescue a dolphin who will talk to no one but her from a research laboratory.

Director: Glenn Jordan | Stars: Bil Baird, Philip Bruns, Anthony Holland, Ruth White

Votes: 19

35. Marie Curie, une femme sur le front (2014 TV Movie)

84 min | Biography, History

7.4
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A chronicle of Nobel Prize winning physicist Marie Curie's little known yet invaluable contribution to wounded soldiers' treatment during World War I, and her professional partnership with radiotherapy pioneer Claudius Regaud.

Director: Alain Brunard | Stars: Denis Podalydès, Dominique Reymond, Laurent Bateau, Patrick Descamps

Votes: 34

36. Chasing the Cure (2002– )

60 min | Documentary

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These researchers are looking for treatments for widespread killers-heart disease, cancer, bacterial poisoning. In the next 20 years, their findings will change the face of medicine.

Stars: Allen J. Abel, Brett Finlay, Brenda Gallie, Michael Hayden

37. Chip Factor (2007 Video)

136 min | Sci-Fi

5.2
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Five people take part in a study in which they are implanted with either a chip that makes them physically stronger or mentally stronger and investors watch to see which side wins.

Director: Michael K. Harris | Stars: Robert Hatch, Rico Ball, Derrick Barrett, Nelson Bonilla

Votes: 92

38. Synchronizer (2017)

83 min | Thriller

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Takashi is a scientist who is researching brain wave connections and synchronizations between animals and humans. The research is one in secrecy due to its being unsanctioned. His colleague... See full summary »

Director: Kunitoshi Manda | Stars: Yûsuke Manda, Natsu Miyamoto, Kazue Mitani, Leona Ohtsuka

39. Taylor & Taylor (2002 Video)

75 min | Adventure

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It's easy four two beautiful detectives to follow the path taken by a genetically re-engineered gorilla - just follow the trail of beautiful bound women that lay in his wake. Can our ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Woods | Stars: Shannan Leigh, Brooke Taylor, Cassandra Knight, Josie Perez

40. Auschwitz, the First Testimonies (2010)

77 min | Documentary, History

7.5
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In this moving documentary, five testimonies of French survivors of the horrors of Auschwitz which were published just after the war, are cited by voice-over, while the camera moves around the remnants of the Auschwitz camps.

Director: Emil Weiss

Votes: 31

41. Canada: Part of the Pain (1981)

52 min | Documentary

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These were the first vivisection videos taken by an organization who wants to stop animal experiments. In 1981 Lifeforce Founder Peter Hamilton and camera person Chas Leckie travelled to ... See full summary »

Star: Peter Hamilton

42. Silver Spring Monkeys (1981)

17 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Alex Pacheco | Star: Alex Pacheco

43. Escape from the Planet of the Robot Monsters (1989 Video Game)

Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

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44. Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990–2000)
Episode: A Pig Is a Boy Is a Dog (1994)

TV-PG | 44 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Brenda and Donna attend an animal rights rally, and are crestfallen when the university refuses to suspend animal testing. After Rocky dies of cancer, Brenda becomes involved with a small ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Jason Priestley, Shannen Doherty, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering

Votes: 93

45. Numb3rs (2005–2010)
Episode: Animal Rites (2009)

TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Charlie takes a very personal interest when one of CalSci's professors is murdered during a raid by animal rights advocates, and once the murderer is found Nikki's actions put the operation and civilians at risk.

Director: Ronald Víctor García | Stars: Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, Judd Hirsch, Alimi Ballard

Votes: 155

46. The Last Detective (2003–2007)
Episode: Benefit to Mankind (2004)

69 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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With a history of depression, a bloodstream full of booze, and a high-pressure job in medical research, Henry Winton seems like an open-and-shut suicide case after his body turns up in the ... See full summary »

Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Peter Davison, Colin MacLachlan, Peter Jonfield, Charles De'Ath

Votes: 48

47. Tatort (1970– )
Episode: Der schwarze Skorpion (2000)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Director: Helmut Förnbacher | Stars: Manfred Krug, Charles Brauer, Andrea Sawatzki, Sven-Eric Bechtolf

Votes: 43

48. The Avengers (1961–1969)
Episode: Dragonsfield (1961)

TV-14 | 52 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.6
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Steed is sent to research facility when a scientist developing a radiation-proof material dies of radiation.

Director: Peter Hammond | Stars: Ian Hendry, Patrick Macnee, Keith Barron, Alfred Burke

Votes: 11

49. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 1 December 1954 (1954)

News

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Lesueur and Cioffi interview Minton Rosen, the head of Naval Research Laboratories rocket development. Topics include rockets, satellites, space travel, moon exploration and flying saucers.

Stars: Lou Cioffi, Larry LeSueur, Minton Rosen

50. Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! (2015–2018)
Episode: Ghost in the Mystery Machine (2017)

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

7.0
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Fred's worst nightmare comes true when an evil spirit possesses the Mystery Machine and turns his beloved van into an unrelenting monster out to destroy him and the gang before they can solve the mystery.

Director: James Krenzke | Stars: Frank Welker, Grey Griffin, Matthew Lillard, Kate Micucci

Votes: 22



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