Most Popular Deus Ex Machina Movies and TV Shows
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1. Beauty and the Beast (I) (2017)
PG | 129 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical
A selfish Prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner.
Votes: 254,026 | Gross: $504.01M
2. Donnie Darko (2001)
R | 113 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a man in a large rabbit suit who manipulates him to commit a series of crimes, after he narrowly escapes a bizarre accident.
Votes: 714,737 | Gross: $1.48M
3. Eagle Eye (2008)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
Jerry and Rachel are two strangers thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations, using the technology of everyday life to track and control their every move.
Votes: 170,698 | Gross: $101.11M
4. Toy Story 3 (2010)
G | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.
Votes: 718,821 | Gross: $415.00M
5. Jurassic World (2015)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A new theme park, built on the original site of Jurassic Park, creates a genetically modified hybrid dinosaur, the Indominus Rex, which escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.
Votes: 556,660 | Gross: $652.27M
6. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas and help her friends as well.
Votes: 360,470 | Gross: $2.08M
7. The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
R | 129 min | Action, Sci-Fi
The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Votes: 428,684 | Gross: $139.31M
8. The Stand (1994)
Not Rated | 361 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
After a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, the remaining survivors split into two groups - one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil.
9. Superman (1978)
PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
Votes: 152,619 | Gross: $134.22M
10. Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Born on the original Christmas in the stable next door to Jesus Christ, Brian of Nazareth spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.
Votes: 348,309 | Gross: $20.05M
13. Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
PG | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter.
Votes: 85,298 | Gross: $77.04M
14. Planet of the Apes (2001)
PG-13 | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In 2029, an Air Force astronaut crash-lands on a mysterious planet where evolved, talking apes dominate a race of primitive humans.
Votes: 205,023 | Gross: $180.01M
15. Planet Terror (2007)
Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
After an experimental bio-weapon is released, turning thousands into zombie-like creatures, it's up to a rag-tag group of survivors to stop the infected and those behind its release.
16. The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.
Votes: 74,357 | Gross: $2.87M
17. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Admiral Kirk (William Shatner) and his bridge crew risk their careers stealing the decommissioned U.S.S. Enterprise to return to the restricted Genesis Planet to recover Spock's (Leonard Nimoy's) body.
Votes: 71,211 | Gross: $76.47M
19. House on Haunted Hill (1999)
R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An amusement park mogul offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Votes: 51,645 | Gross: $40.85M
21. Ben-Hur (2016)
PG-13 | 123 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army, returns to his homeland after years at sea to seek revenge, but finds redemption.
Votes: 39,552 | Gross: $26.41M
22. Batman (1966)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
The Dynamic Duo faces four supervillains who plan to hold the world for ransom with the help of a secret invention that instantly dehydrates people.
23. Open Your Eyes (1997)
R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.
Votes: 61,179 | Gross: $0.37M
24. The Legend of Hercules (2014)
PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The origin story of the mythical Greek hero. Betrayed by his stepfather, the King, and exiled and sold into slavery because of a forbidden love, Hercules must use his formidable powers to fight his way back to his rightful kingdom.
Votes: 51,292 | Gross: $18.85M
26. My Name Is Khan (2010)
PG-13 | 165 min | Drama
An Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome takes a challenge to speak to the President of the United States seriously and embarks on a cross-country journey.
Votes: 93,868 | Gross: $4.02M
27. Turbo Kid (2015)
Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland in 1997, a comic book fan adopts the persona of his favourite hero to save his enthusiastic friend and fight a tyrannical overlord.
Votes: 24,839 | Gross: $0.05M
28. Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
When he discovers his adopted son is a genius, a New York sportswriter seeks out the boy's birth mother: a ditzy porn star and prostitute.
Votes: 36,623 | Gross: $6.70M
30. Pontypool (2008)
Not Rated | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
A radio host interprets the possible outbreak of a deadly virus which infects the small Ontario town he is stationed in.
Votes: 27,714 | Gross: $0.00M
31. Meet the Browns (2008)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A single mom takes her family to Georgia for the funeral of her father -- a man she never met. There, her clan is introduced to the crass, fun-loving Brown family.
Votes: 6,350 | Gross: $41.94M
32. Dead Like Me: Life After Death (2009 Video)
R | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
After the departure of Rube Sofer, a new head reaper named Cameron Kane takes over. He's a slick businessman who couldn't care less about helping the newly dead. Chaos ensues and brings out... See full summary »
34. Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008 Video)
Not Rated | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
SG-1 search for an Ancient artifact called the Ark of Truth to finally defeat the Ori. However, the Ark is in the Ori's galaxy.
35. Infini (2015)
R | 110 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
An elite 'search and rescue' team transport onto an off-world mining-facility to rescue Whit Carmichael, the lone survivor of a biological outbreak.
37. Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (2006)
Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical
Zombified chickens attempt to kill the fast-food workers that cook them in a restaurant built on an ancient burial ground.
Votes: 7,441 | Gross: $0.02M
38. The Sisterhood (1988)
R | 75 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The year is 2021 AD. Women have been enslaved by a brutal army of men who survived the nuclear holocaust. Their only hope for freedom is in the hands of a nomadic band of fierce ... See full summary »
39. Miracle in Manhattan (2010 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
No one celebrates the holidays like Emily Merkle - or Mrs. Miracle as she is known by some - who is back to ensure that this Christmas is the most magical and meaningful of all. When Mrs. ... See full summary »
40. Today's Special (2009)
R | 99 min | Comedy
In this super-feel-good foodie comedy, young Manhattan chef Samir rediscovers his heritage and his passion for life through the enchanting art of cooking Indian food.
Votes: 6,176 | Gross: $0.40M
41. In the Fold (1996 TV Movie)
Unrated | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A crew of freshly graduated space navy cadets find themselves fighting with opponents from breakaway Earth colonies after their commanding officers are killed in an attack.
42. Mrs. Miracle (2009 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Overwhelmed widower Seth Webster is searching for a housekeeper to help him with his unruly six year old twin sons. "Mrs. Miracle" mysteriously appears and quickly becomes an irreplaceable nanny, chef, friend... and matchmaker.
43. The Stooge (1951)
Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Egotistical vaudevillian Bill Miller basks in the limelight with his successful musical-comedy act, but his success is due to his unheralded second banana.
45. A Slight Case of Murder (1999 TV Movie)
94 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A film critic accidentally kills his lover during a spat in which she falls and hits her head. In panic, he immediately covers up his involvement and leaves the apartment. A private ... See full summary »
46. 2016 (2010 Video)
75 min | Sci-Fi
In 2010, a scientist discovers aliens orbiting earth in a spaceship that resembles the USS "Enterprise" crossed with a refrigerator, whose passengers resemble a cross between H.R. Giger's ... See full summary »
47. American Desert
Drama, Romance | Post-production
Recently returned combat veteran Matt Benning (Will Brandt) finds himself entangled in a dangerous web of drugs, violence, and toxic love that eventually has him running-and hiding-for his life.
48. Hatsujô kateikyôshi: Sensei no aijiru (2003)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Sachiko Hanai is a call girl. One day she is caught up in a gunfight and is shot in the forehead. Instead of killing her, the bullet in her head gives her psychic powers. She also ... See full summary »
Votes: 670 | Gross: $0.00M
49. Hello, Goodbye (I) (2008)
TV-14 | 99 min | Comedy
When they move to Israel to explore their Jewish heritage and revive their flagging marriage, fifty something French emigres Alain and Gisele Gaash arrive in Tel Aviv to find their luggage ... See full summary »
50. Gun Crazy: Episode 1 - A Woman from Nowhere (2002 Video)
65 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A western set in 2002 Okinawa, Japan, where a woman on a mission rides her Harley Davidson into lawless Tsuson. Fortunately, she's quite capable of defending herself, with or without weapons.