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1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Drama

9.3
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80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Votes: 2,104,210 | Gross: $28.34M

2. The Seventh Seal (1957)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, Bengt Ekerot, Nils Poppe

Votes: 143,782

3. Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.2
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67 Metascore

Two young brothers are drawn into an intergalactic adventure when their house is hurled through the depths of space by the magical board game they are playing.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Jonah Bobo, Dax Shepard, Tim Robbins

Votes: 84,114 | Gross: $29.26M

4. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)

PG | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

4.5
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41 Metascore

The world famous singing pre-teen chipmunk trio return to contend with the pressures of school, celebrity, and a rival female music group known as The Chipettes.

Director: Betty Thomas | Stars: Jason Lee, Zachary Levi, David Cross, Justin Long

Votes: 39,279 | Gross: $219.61M

5. Phenomenon (1996)

PG | 123 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

6.4
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41 Metascore

An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: John Travolta, Kyra Sedgwick, Forest Whitaker, Robert Duvall

Votes: 71,027 | Gross: $104.64M

6. Flight of the Phoenix (2004)

PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.1
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47 Metascore

Survivors of a plane crash in the Mongolian desert work together to build a new plane.

Director: John Moore | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Miranda Otto, Giovanni Ribisi, Tyrese Gibson

Votes: 49,779 | Gross: $21.01M

7. Quo Vadis (1951)

Not Rated | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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Fierce Roman commander Marcus Vinicius becomes infatuated with beautiful Christian hostage Lygia and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emperor Nero.

Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 12,270 | Gross: $24.29M

8. Winter Kills (1979)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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The Pickering Commission concluded that a lone gunman killed US President Kegan in 1960, in Philadelphia. 19 years later a dying man confesses to be the real shooter hired to kill him. Kegan's brother and filthy rich father investigate.

Director: William Richert | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Huston, Anthony Perkins, Eli Wallach

Votes: 1,883 | Gross: $1.08M

9. Uncanny (2015)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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The world's first "perfect" Artificial Intelligence begins to exhibit startling and unnerving emergent behavior when a reporter begins a relationship with the scientist who created it.

Director: Matthew Leutwyler | Stars: Mark Webber, Lucy Griffiths, David Clayton Rogers, Rainn Wilson

Votes: 4,725

10. Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan (2013)

R | 90 min | Fantasy, Horror

3.6
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Young adults at a first-time offenders' boot camp discover the legend of the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan is real, but is much more horrifying than they could have imagined.

Director: Gary Jones | Stars: Amber Connor, Joe Estevez, Dan Haggerty, Thomas Downey

Votes: 986 | Gross: $0.00M

11. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968)

G | 123 min | Drama

7.7
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When deaf mute Singer moves to a small city to be near his only friend confined in a hospital, he grows attached to his landlady's sensitive 16-year-old daughter.

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Alan Arkin, Sondra Locke, Chuck McCann, Peter Mamakos

Votes: 3,244

12. The Dark Horse (2014)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

A brilliant but troubled New Zealand chess champion finds purpose by teaching underprivileged children about the rules of chess and life.

Director: James Napier Robertson | Stars: Cliff Curtis, James Rolleston, Kirk Torrance, James Napier Robertson

Votes: 5,256 | Gross: $0.06M

13. Reptilicus (1961)

Passed | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

3.6
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After copper miners discover part of the frozen tail of a prehistoric monster in Lapland, scientists inadvertently bring it back to life.

Directors: Poul Bang, Sidney W. Pink | Stars: Bent Mejding, Asbjørn Andersen, Povl Wøldike, Ann Smyrner

Votes: 3,273

14. Parts Per Billion (2014)

R | 98 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

4.3
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In the midst of a manmade biological disaster and a terrible fate, three couples try to find meaning in their lives.

Director: Brian Horiuchi | Stars: Frank Langella, Gena Rowlands, Rosario Dawson, Josh Hartnett

Votes: 1,802

15. Bizarre (2015)

Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Romance

4.5
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Maurice is a French teenager who escaped France and begins working at a hype club in Brooklyn called BIZARRE. He quickly becomes a sort of 'mascot' of this incredible club.The owner and the... See full summary »

Director: Étienne Faure | Stars: Pierre Prieur, Adrian James, Raquel Nave, Rebekah Underhill

Votes: 868

16. Alice Through the Looking Glass (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 83 min | Fantasy, Family

5.6
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A modern adaptation of the classic children's story "Alice Through the Looking Glass" written by Lewis Carroll and John Tenniel, which continued on from "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". ... See full summary »

Director: John Henderson | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Charlotte Curley, Penelope Wilton, Geoffrey Palmer

Votes: 1,336

17. Play Dirty (1969)

R | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.8
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During World War II in North Africa, a group of British commandos disguised in Italian soldiers must travel behind enemy lines and destroy a vital Nazi oil depot.

Director: André De Toth | Stars: Michael Caine, Nigel Davenport, Nigel Green, Harry Andrews

Votes: 2,777

18. Magellan (2017)

103 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.4
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After NASA picks up a trio of mysterious signals from within our own solar system, astronaut Roger Nelson is dispatched on a multi-year solo mission aboard the Magellan spacecraft to investigate the sources.

Director: Rob York | Stars: Brandon Ray Olive, K. Danor Gerald, Whitney Palmer, Matthew Mercer

Votes: 554

19. The Chess Players (1977)

Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, History

7.8
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Wazed Ali Shah was the ruler of one of the last independent kingdoms of India. The British, intent on controlling this rich country, had sent General Outram on a secret mission to clear the... See full summary »

Director: Satyajit Ray | Stars: Sanjeev Kumar, Saeed Jaffrey, Shabana Azmi, Farida Jalal

Votes: 2,713

20. Lang leve de koningin (1995)

118 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.2
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A fairytale about a young girl who learns to play chess and at the same time finds her father.

Director: Esmé Lammers | Stars: Maya van den Broecke, Lisa De Rooy, Cas Enklaar, Derek de Lint

Votes: 974

21. Star Wars Uncut: Director's Cut (2012 Video)

124 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.7
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In 2009, Casey Pugh asked thousands of Internet users to remake "Star Wars: A New Hope" into a fan film, 15 seconds at a time. Contributors were allowed to recreate scenes from Star Wars ... See full summary »

Director: Casey Pugh

Votes: 137

22. Murray Head: One Night in Bangkok (1985 Video)

4 min | Short, Music

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Murray Head performs in the music video "One Night in Bangkok" from the album "Chess" recorded for RCA Records. The video begins with an animated chessboard breaking down. It features ... See full summary »

Director: David G. Hillier | Star: Murray Head

Votes: 65

23. The 7th Guest (1993 Video Game)

T | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

8.0
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An unidentified man finds himself in the foyer of an old mansion that was once the property of a well known toy maker, a Mr. Stauf. As the man explores the mansion, he discovers that the ... See full summary »

Director: Joe McDermott | Stars: Robert Hirschboeck, Douglas Knapp, Michael Pocaro, Larry Roher

Votes: 205

24. Nobody Waved Good-bye (1964)

80 min | Drama

7.2
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A teenage boy rebels against parental authority and must face a harsh reality when he tries to live on his own.

Director: Don Owen | Stars: Peter Kastner, Julie Biggs, Claude Rae, Toby Tarnow

Votes: 214

25. The Mighty Pawns (1987 TV Movie)

57 min | Drama

6.0
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Inner city kids are given new direction when they are convinced to join the school chess team.

Director: Eric Laneuville | Stars: Rosalind Cash, Sean Thomas Danley, Theo Forsett, Shawn Harrison

Votes: 32

26. Chess-Nuts (1932)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.0
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Betty Boop is the black queen and Bimbo the white king in a surrealistic chess game.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Stars: Billy Murray, Mae Questel

Votes: 217

27. Battle Chess (1988 Video Game)

Action, Fantasy, Sport

7.3
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Animated chess game set in a medieval setting with some fantasy elements. Each time a piece takes another, short battle animation plays. These short animated battles to the death sometimes have a funny twist to them.

Votes: 22

28. In Residence: Alex Michaelis, London, UK (2016)

4 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Emile Rafael | Star: Alex Michaelis

29. The Board (2011)

Not Rated | 7 min | Short, Action

7.8
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Sean Pawn's wife is dying from cancer. In order to pay for the medical costs, he has to continue his hitman job for the pharmaceutical company. Nikki Queen, the leader of this company, ... See full summary »

Director: F.C. Rabbath | Stars: Kevin Matthew Carr, Laura W. Johnson, Mark A. Marple, Anita Miller

Votes: 6

30. Chess Wars (1996 Video Game)

Action, Drama

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This chess simulator uses short full motion video sequences to somewhat violently illustrate the moments when chess pieces capture one another. The setting is medieval England and murderous Black kingdom is invading the White kingdom.

Director: Paul W. Cooper | Stars: Andrew Calder, Kirk B.R. Woller

31. Pryanik (1993)

10 min | Animation, Short

5.9
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One day in the forest glade three bosom friends, a hare, a badger and a horseradish, played chess. Suddenly, the sweet smell pleasantly amazed the kids, and a minute later they found a box ... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Arbekov | Stars: Mariya Vinogradova, Vasiliy Livanov, Svetlana Stepchenko, Svetlana Kharlap

Votes: 8

32. 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

33. Serial Killers (2006– )
Episode: Chessboard Killer (2009)

44 min | Documentary, Crime

7.2
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Director: Jeremy Turner | Stars: Denis Adamenko, Alexander Pichushkin, Tim Pigott-Smith

Votes: 18

34. Supergirl (2015– )
Episode: Crime and Punishment (2019)

TV-PG | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Kara and Lena head to Stryker's Island to find clues that may help defeat Lex; Kelly encourages James to confide in someone about his PTSD; Alex faces off against Ben Lockwood when he takes powerful weapons from the DEO to hunt Supergirl.

Director: Antonio Negret | Stars: Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh, Katie McGrath

Votes: 501

35. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Enlightenment: Part One (1983)

TV-PG | 23 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.9
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The Doctor is in a race with the clairvoyant Eternals for the prize. When the Black Guardian appears, though, the Doctor is suddenly in a race for his life!

Director: Fiona Cumming | Stars: Peter Davison, Janet Fielding, Mark Strickson, Keith Barron

Votes: 221

36. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)
Episode: Episode #2.13 (1991)

TV-14 | 46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Major Briggs reappears with a strange symbol on his neck and a shocking story to tell. Unhinged, Ben Horne re-enacts the Civil War. Hank faces Ed. Leo makes a move. Denise, Agent Cooper and Sheriff Truman arrange a trap for Jean Renault.

Director: Todd Holland | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 2,233

37. The Crystal Maze (1990–2019)
Episode: Episode #4.11 (1993)

Adventure, Comedy, Family

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Richard O'Brien presents this game show in which contestants collect crystals by going through different challenges. The Challenges are physical, mental, mystery and skill. The winners get a prize they chose prior to the game.

Director: Dominic Brigstocke | Stars: Richard O'Brien, Keith Dunthorne, Sandra Finnimore, Julie Griffin

38. The Crystal Maze (1990–2019)
Episode: Episode #4.7 (1993)

Adventure, Comedy, Family

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Richard O'Brien presents this game show in which contestants collect crystals by going through different challenges. The Challenges are physical, mental, mystery and skill. The winners get a prize they chose prior to the game.

Director: Dominic Brigstocke | Stars: Richard O'Brien, Karen Catlow, Steve Gibson, David Greenhouse

39. Pee-wee's Playhouse (1986–1991)
Episode: Heat Wave (1989)

TV-PG | 24 min | Family, Comedy, Musical

7.3
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There's a heat wave today "here" at the Playhouse. Judge Pee-wee Herman is set to "hear" the arguments in a trial pitting Miss Yvonne against Mrs. Rene after they both wear the same one-of-a-kind dress.

Directors: John Paragon, Paul Reubens | Stars: Lynne Marie Stewart, Suzanne Kent, William Marshall, John Paragon

Votes: 17

40. Hustling America (2013)
Episode: New York (2013)

45 min | Documentary

7.8
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Director: Martin Turner | Stars: Alexis Conran, Franck Raharinosy, Todd Robbins

Votes: 5

41. Murder, She Wrote (1984–1996)
Episode: One Good Bid Deserves a Murder (1986)

TV-PG | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Jessica finds herself in a tough spot when one of the auctioneers of a diary is murdered and she has to rely on Harry McGraw to help her out.

Director: Seymour Robbie | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Karen Black, Ray Girardin, Nancy Lee Grahn

Votes: 177

42. Pawn Stars (2009– )
Episode: Pedal to the Medal (2011)

TV-PG | Reality-TV

6.9
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Rick restores a vintage pedal car. A customer brings in an unopened can of pearls. But a Jimi Hendrix poem and a Titanic artifact have real potential.

Director: Jairus Cobb | Star: Rick Harrison

Votes: 36

43. The Cape (2011)
Episode: Pilot (2011)

TV-14 | 120 min | Action, Drama

6.8
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Fueled by a desire to reunite with his wife Dana and son Trip, former police officer Vince Faraday becomes "The Cape" -- his son's favorite comic book superhero -- and takes the law into ... See full summary »

Director: Simon West | Stars: David Lyons, Keith David, Summer Glau, James Frain

Votes: 225

44. Lost Girl (2010–2016)
Episode: School's Out (2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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Bo, Dyson, and Kenzi go undercover at a local high school to crack the curious case of teenagers who experience drastic increases in intelligence, then mysteriously meltdown.

Director: James Dunnison | Stars: Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Ksenia Solo, Zoie Palmer

Votes: 199

45. Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990–2000)
Episode: The Tale of the Dark Dragon (1993)

Not Rated | 22 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

9.7
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A teenager who was injured in a car crash buys a potion from a magic shop to become more popular.

Director: D.J. MacHale | Stars: Chuck Campbell, Cara Pifko, Eleanor Noble, Richard M Dumont

Votes: 512

46. Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (2006–2012)
Episode: Uragiri (2008)

TV-14 | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.2
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Devastated about the use of the F.L.E.I.J.A., Lelouch takes his anger out on Rolo as Schneizel arranges a meeting with the leaders of the Black Knights.

Director: Gorô Taniguchi | Stars: Adam Bobrow, Johnny Yong Bosch, Yuri Lowenthal, Vic Mignogna

Votes: 240

47. Infinity Limited (1984– )
Episode: Veg's Revenge (1984)

Family

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Director: John Tweg | Stars: Kim Trengove, Stefan Dennis, Ross Williams, Ian Scott

48. Wildside (1985)
Episode: Well Known Secret (1985)

Western

9.0
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A outlaw gang consisting of former Confederate soldiers are rampaging through remote towns in California, looking for a hidden stash of gold said to be buried in flower gardens. The only ... See full summary »

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Howard E. Rollins Jr., William Smith, J. Eddie Peck, John D'Aquino

Votes: 5

49. A Country Practice (1981–1993)
Episode: Who Cares?: Part 2 (1983)

Drama, Romance

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Nathan survives his fall from the bridge with numerous broken bones and internal injuries. Despite the complete lack of concern expressed by Nathan's father when he is contacted by Frank, ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Meillon | Stars: Shane Porteous, Joyce Jacobs, Brian Wenzel, Lorrae Desmond

50. Police Rescue (1989–1996)
Episode: With a Vengeance (1992)

Action, Crime, Drama

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The team is searching for a small missing airplane and finds it hanging on a ledge with two young men trapped inside.

Director: Geoffrey Nottage | Stars: Gary Sweet, Sonia Todd, Steve Bastoni, Steve Bisley



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