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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: 2,105,711 | Gross: $28.34M

2. 2012 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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49 Metascore

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet

Votes: 328,638 | Gross: $166.11M

3. Godzilla (1954)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.6
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78 Metascore

American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Takashi Shimura, Akihiko Hirata, Akira Takarada, Momoko Kôchi

Votes: 25,409 | Gross: $2.42M

4. Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.8
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57 Metascore

On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.

Director: Eric Brevig | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, Anita Briem, Seth Meyers

Votes: 104,681 | Gross: $101.70M

5. Volcano (1997)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.5
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55 Metascore

A volcano erupts in downtown Los Angeles, threatening to destroy the city.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Anne Heche, Gaby Hoffmann, Don Cheadle

Votes: 67,552 | Gross: $49.32M

6. Walkabout (1971)

GP | 100 min | Adventure, Drama

7.7
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Two city-bred siblings are stranded in the Australian Outback, where they learn to survive with the aid of an Aboriginal boy on his "walkabout": a ritual separation from his tribe.

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Jenny Agutter, David Gulpilil, Luc Roeg, John Meillon

Votes: 20,845

7. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

G | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno

Votes: 22,991 | Gross: $1.30M

8. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Mystery

7.5
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81 Metascore

During a rural summer picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls' school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray, Helen Morse

Votes: 30,466 | Gross: $0.23M

9. The Monolith Monsters (1957)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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Rocks from a meteor which grow when in contact with water threaten a sleepy Southwestern desert community.

Director: John Sherwood | Stars: Grant Williams, Lola Albright, Les Tremayne, Trevor Bardette

Votes: 2,524

10. Written on the Wind (1956)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

7.5
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Alcoholic playboy Kyle Hadley marries the woman secretly loved by his poor but hard-working best friend, who in turn is pursued by Kyle's nymphomaniac sister.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

Votes: 9,116

11. 10.5: Apocalypse (2006– )

169 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.5
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A massive earthquake creates a chain of events that threaten two of the largest nuclear reactors.

Stars: Kim Delaney, Dean Cain, David Cubitt, Oliver Hudson

Votes: 2,277

12. The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Approved | 107 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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An American woman travels to England to seek a divorce from her absentee husband, where she meets - and falls for - a dashing performer.

Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Alice Brady, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 6,207

13. Unknown World (1951)

Approved | 74 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.9
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Scientists use a gigantic drilling machine for an expedition to the center of the earth.

Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Bruce Kellogg, Otto Waldis, Jim Bannon, Tom Handley

Votes: 791

14. Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)

R | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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A geologist employed by an Australian mining company finds himself disputing the rights of some aborigines who believe their land to be sacred.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Bruce Spence, Wandjuk Marika, Roy Marika, Ray Barrett

Votes: 1,838

15. You're Never Too Young (1955)

Approved | 102 min | Comedy

6.7
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When an aspiring barber becomes inadvertently involved in the theft of a valuable diamond, necessity forces him to masquerade as a 12 year-old child - with humorous consequences.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Diana Lynn, Nina Foch

Votes: 1,205

16. Eruption: LA (2018)

Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.4
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As the earth crumbles under the feet of the unsuspecting Angelenos, and a sea of hot lava is about to boil over, a geology geek and a young disaster-movie diva must avert a nightmare come true. Will the mayor act fast before it's too late?

Director: Sean Cain | Stars: Matthew Atkinson, Lexi Johnson, Eric Etebari, Amy Paffrath

Votes: 153

17. Where Time Began (1977)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

4.7
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Also known as 'The Fabulous Journey to the Centre of the Earth'. Partially dubbed to english, but good cinematography.

Director: Juan Piquer Simón | Stars: Kenneth More, Pep Munné, Ivonne Sentis, Frank Braña

Votes: 431

18. Earth: Making of a Planet (2011 TV Movie)

96 min | Documentary

8.2
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Animated film showing the making of Planet Earth from rocks and dust to our current home, beginning 4.5 billion years ago. Explains the clash with planet Thea, creation of oxygen, initial life underwater and stromatolites. Initial plate tectonics, Snowball earth and the first continents of Rhodinia and Gondwana.

Director: Yavar Abbas | Star: Reg E. Cathey

Votes: 415

19. Drain the Ocean (2009 TV Movie)

TV-G | 120 min | Documentary

7.5
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In this National Geographic special, we look at what most call "The Final Frontier". Using the newest data gathered from scientists all over the world and the latest advancements in ... See full summary »

Stars: Avery Brooks, Charlie Paull, Tim Le Bas, Craig Dawe

Votes: 100

20. A Place in the World (1992)

PG | 120 min | Drama

7.9
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Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a... See full summary »

Director: Adolfo Aristarain | Stars: José Sacristán, Federico Luppi, Leonor Benedetto, Cecilia Roth

Votes: 2,110 | Gross: $0.10M

21. How the Earth Was Made (2009– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Documentary, History

8.0
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The natural wonders of the world are being explained.

Stars: Corey Johnson, Jonathan Keeble, Tony Prave, Mike Poland

Votes: 648

22. The Night the World Exploded (1957)

Not Rated | 64 min | Sci-Fi

5.3
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Dr. Conway has perfected a machine which he believes will predict earthquakes, and has determined that one will strike California within 24 hours. He and his patron, Dr. Morton, attempt to ... See full summary »

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Kathryn Grant, William Leslie, Tristram Coffin, Raymond Greenleaf

Votes: 348

23. In Search of Noah's Ark (1976)

G | 95 min | Documentary, Family

4.6
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An investigation into the theory that Mt. Ararat in Turkey is the final resting place of Noah's Ark.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Brad Crandall, Vern Adix, Melvin Cook, Eryl Cummings

Votes: 236 | Gross: $55.73M

24. How the Earth Changed History (2010– )

Documentary

8.4
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In each episode, geologist Iain Stewart describes how a certain geological force played a determinant part in human history. Culture may render people less dependent on nature, it still ... See full summary »

Stars: Iain Stewart, Ali Haleyalur

Votes: 735

25. Climate Hustle (2017)

78 min | Documentary

4.9
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Climate Hustle reveals the history of climate scares, examines the science on both sides of the debate, digs into the politics and media hype surrounding the issue, shows how global warming... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Rogers | Stars: Marc Morano, Claude Allègre, Sallie Baliunas, Calvin Beisner

Votes: 107

26. Deep Time History (2016– )

Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary

8.6
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The story of humans is often driven by events from the prehistoric past. How did physics, geology, biology, chemistry shape our history?

Stars: Jonathan Markley, Bernard Bullen, Seth Bellinger, Tim Christian

Votes: 70

27. Drain the Great Lakes (2011 TV Movie)

TV-G | 47 min | Documentary

6.9
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Scientists and film makers take us to the bottom of the Great Lakes and show us what the bottoms are like and go back in history when they formed.

Directors: Wayne Abbott, Crispin Sadler | Stars: Russell Boulter, Steve Blasco, Tom Farnquist, Russ Green

Votes: 34

28. Earth from Space (2012 TV Movie)

92 min | Documentary

8.1
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Earth from Space takes you on an epic quest to discover the invisible forces and processes that sustain life on our planet and, for the first time, see them in action in their natural ... See full summary »

Director: Iain Riddick

Votes: 175

29. Decoding the Driftless (2018)

61 min | Documentary

8.5
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A wild ride of adventure through the air, across rugged landscapes, on and under water, through a secret underworld, and across time itself to explore and decipher ancient clues of the Driftless Region, with its captivating scenic beauty.

Director: Jonas Stenstrom | Stars: Jonas Stenstrom, Rob Nelson, George Howe, Timothy S. Jacobson

Votes: 11

30. Rise of the Continents (2013– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

8.2
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The epic story of how the world's continents were created, featuring Professor Iain Stewart.

Stars: Iain Stewart, Dean Ah Chee, Mike Archer, Pedro Montes Coria

Votes: 412

31. Woman of the North Country (1952)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.1
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In 1890 Minnesota Christine Powell is the scheming head of the Powell dynasty, the richest mining empire of the era. But the Powell mine deposits are diminishing. The Mesabi range ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Rod Cameron, Ruth Hussey, John Agar, Gale Storm

Votes: 27

32. Tale of a Lake (2016)

Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary

7.4
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A documentary about Finnish lakes, the nature around them, circulation of water and ancient Finnish mythology.

Directors: Marko Röhr, Kim Saarniluoto | Stars: Samuli Edelmann, Jonathan Hutchings, Johanna Kurkela

Votes: 438

33. Ring of Fire (II) (1991)

40 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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This spectacular presentation explores the volcano belt known as the Ring of Fire. Breathtaking cinematography displays close up shots of past and present Pacific Rim volcanoes from Chile, USA, Japan and the Philippines.

Director: George Casey | Stars: Robert Foxworth, Norman Banks, Lawrence Blair, Gary Rosenquist

Votes: 207

34. Dangerous Earth (2016– )

30 min | Documentary

7.7
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Dr Helen Czerski presents a new series which shows how new camera technology is revealing the inner workings of some of the Earth's most spectacular natural wonders.

Star: Helen Czerski

Votes: 23

35. Inside Planet Earth (2009 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

7.7
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A fantastical - but factual - journey to the Centre of the Earth.

Director: Martin Williams | Stars: Richard Lintern, Patrick Stewart

Votes: 239

36. Krakatoa (2008 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama

7.5
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The greatest volcanic eruption in recorded history, the Krakatoa explosion of August 27 1883.

Directors: Jeremy Hall, Stuart Everett | Stars: John Shrapnel, Michael Bernardin, Sasha Waddell, Nick Ewans

Votes: 108

37. Great Natural Wonders of the World (2002 TV Movie)

TV-G | 57 min | Documentary

7.6
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David Attenborough sets out on an intrepid quest across seven continents to create a unique television event to celebrate the wealth of natural features that makes Planet Earth so varied, so distinctive and so spectacularly beautiful.

Star: David Attenborough

Votes: 88

38. The Dinosaur Hunters (2002 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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In 1922, American paleontologist Roy Chapman Andrews led an archeological expedition into Mongolia's Gobi Desert and uncovered one of the richest dinosaur graveyards in the world. Political... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Piddington | Stars: Henry Ian Cusick, Paul Brightwell, Michelle Bunyan, Alan Cox

Votes: 33

39. Sphinx - Geheimnisse der Geschichte (1994– )

43 min | Documentary

6.9
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This German format is not a series properly speaking, as it has no permanent cast or script continuity, but presents each time a 45 minutes documentary, usually in part presented as a ... See full summary »

Stars: Thomas Reiter, Gert Heidenreich, Maximilian Schell, Constantin Dinulescu

Votes: 19

40. Mount Olympus: The Creation (2016)

48 min | Documentary

8.8
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"Mt Olympus the Creation" A second documentary about Mt. Olympus Greece, following the success of the "Elassona Secret path to Mt. Olympus" in international festivals. THE WORLD PREMIERE "... See full summary »

Directors: Athina Krikeli, Dimitris Zisopoulos, George Zouvelos | Stars: Athina Krikeli, Ioannis Stratakis, David Washington

Votes: 9

41. Lappajärven synty (1994 Video)

22 min | Short

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Director: Juhani Niemi | Stars: Kalevi Haapoja, Veikko Honkanen, Martti Lehtinen

42. Noah's Ark and the Genesis Flood (1977)

52 min | Documentary

5.4
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Documentary that claims that scientific facts do not disprove the account of the great flood and Noah's ark in the Bible.

Director: Jack Dabner | Stars: Harry Elders, Fernand Navarra, Clifford Burdick, Eryl Cummings

Votes: 7

43. Volatile Earth (2017)

47 min | Documentary

7.5
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Scientists who are experts in natural disasters identify the most extreme catastrophes that have hit the Earth and piece together exactly what happened from the clues left behind in their wake.

Star: Mark Bazeley

Votes: 16

44. Asteroids: Deadly Impact (1997 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 55 min | Documentary

7.3
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Searching the skies for a cosmic 'bullet'.

Director: Eitan Weinreich | Stars: Robbie Robertson, Eugene Shoemaker, Carolyn Shoemaker, David Levy

Votes: 72

45. Nanga Parbat (2001 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Directors: Diane LaMacchia, Doug Prose | Star: Susan-Jane Harrison

46. The Grand View (2003– )

G | 27 min | Documentary

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The Grand View is a National Park Travel Series that features the geologic, human, and contemporary history of each park region. Biologists, Native Americans, extreme athletes, geologists ... See full summary »

47. Darwin's Dilemma (2009 Video)

71 min | Documentary

6.4
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Darwin's Dilemma examines what many consider to be the most powerful refutation of Darwinian evolution-the Cambrian fossil record. Charles Darwin realized that the fossil evidence did not ... See full summary »

Director: Lad Allen | Stars: Doug Axe, Stephen C. Meyer, Simon Conway Morris, Paul Nelson

Votes: 68

48. Noah's Flood (1997 TV Movie)

48 min | Documentary

7.7
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Searching for the place of the biblical flood.

Director: Richard Curson Smith | Stars: Klaus Boysen, Ray Brooks, Hans-Peter Bögel, Julia Bürger

Votes: 9

49. i-BOT (2010)

2 min | Animation, Short, Sci-Fi

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A space explorer robot mocks about other, with no measuring the consequences.

Director: Christian Gaete

50. Quick Millions (1939)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy

5.4
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In Hollywood the Jones family runs into crooks who convince them they have inherited a gold mine at the Grand Canyon.

Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Jed Prouty, Spring Byington, Kenneth Howell, George Ernest

Votes: 8



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