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1. The Stand (1994)

Not Rated | 361 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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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.

Stars: Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Jamey Sheridan, Laura San Giacomo

Votes: 30,037

2. Friday Night Lights (2004)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Drama, Sport

7.2
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70 Metascore

Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Jay Hernandez, Derek Luke, Lucas Black

Votes: 56,143 | Gross: $61.19M

3. Grace Under Fire (1993–1998)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Grace is a recovering alcoholic, now divorced from an abusive husband, struggling to bring up three children on her own.

Stars: Brett Butler, Casey Sander, Kaitlin Cullum, Dylan Sprouse

Votes: 3,118

4. Tremors II: Aftershocks (1996 Video)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

6.0
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Earl Bassett, now a washed-up ex-celebrity, is hired by a Mexican oil company to eradicate a Graboid epidemic that's killing more people each day. However, the humans aren't the only one with a new battle plan.

Director: S.S. Wilson | Stars: Fred Ward, Chris Gartin, Helen Shaver, Michael Gross

Votes: 24,729

5. White Heat (1949)

Not Rated | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien, Margaret Wycherly

Votes: 27,211

6. The Spy Next Door (2010)

PG | 94 min | Action, Comedy, Family

5.4
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27 Metascore

Former C.I.A. spy Bob Ho takes on his toughest assignment to date: looking after his girlfriend's three kids, who haven't exactly warmed to their mom's beau.

Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Jackie Chan, Amber Valletta, Billy Ray Cyrus, Madeline Carroll

Votes: 38,096 | Gross: $24.27M

7. Heaven Can Wait (1978)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.9
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72 Metascore

A Los Angeles Rams quarterback, accidentally taken away from his body by an overanxious angel before he was meant to die, returns to life in the body of a recently murdered millionaire.

Directors: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry | Stars: Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie, Jack Warden

Votes: 17,466 | Gross: $81.64M

8. Iron Eagle (1986)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Thriller, War

5.5
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41 Metascore

A young pilot plans a rescue mission when his father, an Air Force Colonel, is shot down over enemy territory and captured.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Jason Gedrick, David Suchet, Tim Thomerson

Votes: 12,773 | Gross: $24.16M

9. On the Beach (1959)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.2
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55 Metascore

After a global nuclear war, the residents of Australia must come to terms with the fact that all life will be destroyed in a matter of months.

Director: Stanley Kramer | Stars: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins

Votes: 11,299 | Gross: $11.00M

10. Alien Nation (1988)

R | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.3
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45 Metascore

In 1988, Earth makes the first contact with an alien civilization. In 1991, these aliens, known as Newcomers, slowly begin to be integrated into human society after three years of quarantine.

Director: Graham Baker | Stars: James Caan, Mandy Patinkin, Terence Stamp, Kevyn Major Howard

Votes: 13,578 | Gross: $25.22M

11. On Deadly Ground (1994)

R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

4.6
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33 Metascore

A mystical martial artist/environmental Agent takes on a ruthless oil corporation.

Director: Steven Seagal | Stars: Steven Seagal, Michael Caine, Joan Chen, John C. McGinley

Votes: 21,306 | Gross: $38.59M

12. Von Ryan's Express (1965)

Approved | 117 min | Action, Adventure, War

7.1
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An American POW leads a group of mainly British prisoners to escape from the Germans in WWII.

Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Raffaella Carrà, Brad Dexter

Votes: 12,068 | Gross: $17.11M

13. Sweet Movie (1974)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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After winning the "most virgin" contest, Miss Canada is married to a rich milk tycoon. But she quickly flees the marriage to experience the world around her, full of sweetness and anarchy.

Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Carole Laure, Pierre Clémenti, Anna Prucnal, Sami Frey

Votes: 5,104

14. Fateless (2005)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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87 Metascore

Fourteen-year-old György's life is torn apart in World War II Hungary, as he is sent to a concentration camp, where he is forced to become a man, and learns to find happiness in the midst of hatred, and what it really means to be Jewish.

Director: Lajos Koltai | Stars: Marcell Nagy, Béla Dóra, Bálint Péntek, Áron Dimény

Votes: 6,349 | Gross: $0.20M

15. The Seduction of Mimi (1972)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Mimí, forced to leave his family in Sicily, finds a job in a factory in Turin, where he gets involved in an extramarital affair.

Director: Lina Wertmüller | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Mariangela Melato, Turi Ferro, Agostina Belli

Votes: 1,681

16. Catch a Fire (2006)

PG-13 | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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62 Metascore

A drama about terrorism in Apartheid-era South Africa, revolving around a policeman and a young man who carries out solo attacks against the regime.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Derek Luke, Tim Robbins, Bonnie Henna, Mncedisi Shabangu

Votes: 9,839 | Gross: $4.29M

17. Frankenstein Conquers the World (1965)

Unrated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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During WWII, a human heart taken from a certain lab in Europe (Dr. Frankenstein's) is kept in a Japanese lab, when it gets exposed to the radiation of the bombing of Hiroshima. The heart ... See full summary »

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Tadao Takashima, Nick Adams, Kumi Mizuno, Yoshio Tsuchiya

Votes: 1,669

18. City on Fire (1979)

R | 106 min | Action, Drama

4.0
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A pyromaniac, ex-employee of a city oil refinery creates an explosion at the facility which starts a chain-reaction of fires that engulf the entire city.

Director: Alvin Rakoff | Stars: Barry Newman, Susan Clark, Shelley Winters, Leslie Nielsen

Votes: 888

19. Born of War (2014)

R | 109 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.3
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After her family is killed, Mina finds out her real father is a terrorist, and behind the killings. To get revenge, Mina works with British Intelligence to take him down.

Director: Vicky Jewson | Stars: James Frain, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Lydia Leonard, Michael Maloney

Votes: 346

20. The President's Man: A Line in the Sand (2002 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Action, Thriller

4.4
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A counterterrorism specialist is assigned by the President to track down a terrorist who is suspected of planning to set off a nuclear device in the U.S.

Director: Eric Norris | Stars: Chuck Norris, Judson Mills, Jennifer Tung, Roxanne Hart

Votes: 1,110

21. The Last American Soldier (1988)

99 min | Action, War

5.4
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Commander and his small band of freedom fighters make life difficult for the VC after the Vietnam War is over. They free Vietnamese prisoners, and destroy enemy convoys every chance they ... See full summary »

Director: Ignazio Dolce | Stars: Craig Alan, David Light, Max Laurel, Larry Brand

Votes: 102

22. We Come as Friends (2014)

Not Rated | 110 min | Documentary

7.5
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80 Metascore

As war-ravaged South Sudan claims independence from North Sudan and its brutal President, Omar al-Bashir, a tiny, homemade prop plane wings in from France. It is piloted by eagle-eyed ... See full summary »

Director: Hubert Sauper

Votes: 631

23. Chain of Command (1994)

R | 97 min | Action, Thriller

4.2
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When Merrill Ross (Michael Dudikoff) is thought to be a C.I.A. agent gone bad and teaming with some other alphabet named agency to take over the oil rich country of Qumir, he finds he's in ... See full summary »

Director: David Worth | Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Todd Curtis, Keren Tishman, R. Lee Ermey

Votes: 476

24. Black Dragons (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Thriller, War

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A cabal of American industrialists, all fifth-columnists intent on sabotaging the war effort, are methodically murdered by the malevolent Monsieur Colomb. It is only until detective Dick ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Joan Barclay, George Pembroke, Clayton Moore

Votes: 932

25. Ablaze (2001)

R | 97 min | Drama, Action, Thriller

3.2
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An oil refinery blows up, causing a firestorm that threatens a hospital and everyone inside.

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: John Bradley, Tom Arnold, Ice-T, Amanda Pays

Votes: 552

26. The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power (1992– )

PG-13 | Documentary

8.3
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The globe-spanning story of the oil industry from the first strikes of the 19th century through the Gulf War. The industry's colorful characters and oil's key role in 20th century history are brought to life by participants and historians.

Stars: Donald Sutherland, Daniel Yergin, Norman Cooley, Stephanie Cran

Votes: 107

27. Coyote (1992)

99 min | Drama, Romance

4.2
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The film tells the story of a violent and passionate love between two ambitious teenagers in the background of nowadays Montreal.

Director: Richard Ciupka | Stars: Mitsou, Patrick Labbé, Thierry Magnier, Claude Legault

Votes: 123

28. La spagnola (2001)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Lola, a hot-blooded Spaniard, is deserted by her husband for a cool and calculating Aussie blonde. Lola is pregnant again but she and their daughter Lucia are left to starve while Ricardo ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Jacobs | Stars: Lola Marceli, Alice Ansara, Lourdes Bartolomé, Silvio Ofria

Votes: 452

29. Quatermass II (1955– )

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

7.3
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Professor Quatermass is trying to perfect a dangerously unstable nuclear-powered rocket engine. After a disastrous test firing in Australia, his soon-to-be son-in-law, Captain John Dillon, ... See full summary »

Stars: John Robinson, Monica Grey, Hugh Griffith, John Stone

Votes: 348

30. Viva Cangaceiro (1970)

104 min | Western

6.4
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Espidito, survives the massacre of his entire village. A hermit helps him believing he is a Jesus like figure. As "Redeemer" Espidito goes out to help the poor turning to guns and his own rebel band. The discovery of oil twists everything.

Director: Giovanni Fago | Stars: Tomas Milian, Ugo Pagliai, Eduardo Fajardo, Howard Ross

Votes: 162

31. Sleepy Eyes of Death: Sword of Villainy (1966)

79 min | Action, Drama

7.0
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This film of the sleepy-eyed ronin series has the hero involved when as an act of vengeance a band of samurai whose master was unceremoniously assassinated by agents of the clan, when he ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Misumi | Stars: Raizô Ichikawa, Shigeru Amachi, Shiho Fujimura, Kentarô Kudô

Votes: 94

32. State Trooper (1933)

Passed | 68 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.6
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Mike Rolph quits his job, seemingly, as a highway patrolman and takes the position of the Police Chief of W. J. Brady's oil refinery. He is also romantically involved with Brady's daughter,... See full summary »

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Regis Toomey, Evalyn Knapp, Barbara Weeks, Raymond Hatton

Votes: 14

33. The Crude Oasis (1995)

R | 81 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.2
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Lonely Kansas housewife Karen Webb despondent about her love life, her husband Jim Webb coldness and philandering, has a strong urge to change her future. Karen discovers the truth about ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Graves | Stars: Jennifer Taylor, Aaron Shields, Robert Peterson, Michael Sibay

Votes: 92

34. The Refugees of the Blue Planet (2006)

88 min | Documentary

7.2
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For around ten years, natural disasters have been occurring more frequently, causing widespread destruction; yet industrialized countries still refuse to implement or persist in doubting ... See full summary »

Directors: Hélène Choquette, Jean-Philippe Duval | Star: Pascale Montpetit

Votes: 37

35. Castro Street (1966)

Not Rated | 10 min | Documentary, Short

6.2
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Inspired by a lesson from Erik Satie; a film in the form of a street - Castro Street running by the Standard Oil Refinery in Richmond, California ... switch engines on one side and refinery... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Baillie

Votes: 460

36. Air Siege (1944)

19 min | Documentary, Short, War

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A recount of the bombing campaign by the United States Army's Fifteenth Air Force against the oilfields and refineries in and around Ploesti, Romania during World War II.

Star: Ronald Reagan

37. Muoviaika (1982 TV Movie)

28 min | Documentary

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Director: Heikki Ritavuori

38. Anatomy of a Disaster: Explosion at BP Texas City Refinery (2008 Video)

56 min | Documentary

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This U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) video uses expert testimony and computer-animated reenactments to describe and discuss its detailed investigation into the March 23 2005 explosion of ... See full summary »

Stars: Sheldon Smith, James Baker III, Glenn Erwin, Don Holmstrom

39. Colorful Curacao (1939)

9 min | Documentary, Short

6.1
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The camera stays mostly in Willemstad, on the island of Curacao, in the Dutch Antilles. We enter from the harbor and sail up the only main street in the world that accommodates ships. An ... See full summary »

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 13

40. Öljynjalostamo syntyy (1958)

13 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Väinö Vento | Stars: Erkki Härmä, Urho Kekkonen, Uolevi Raade

41. Le grand oeuvre: panorama de l'industrie française (1958)

37 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: René Zuber

42. Bahrain Industrial Film: BAPCO (2010)

2 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Peter Ringgaard

43. Connecting a New Bahrain: E-governance and E-business (2010)

3 min | Documentary, Short

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Short film about e-governance and e-business in Bahrain.

Director: Peter Ringgaard

44. Profondeur 4000 (1960)

32 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jean Faurez

45. Fallout: No Bounty (2011)

8 min | Short, Action

5.8
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Director: Nick Laurant | Stars: Will Shore, Connor J. Smith, Daniel Martinez, Nick Laurant

Votes: 5

46. Suomalaista öljynjalostusta (1970)

13 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Niilo Heino | Star: Matti Oravisto

47. Oil Blue (2008)

25 min | Documentary, Short

5.5
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Director: Elli Rintala

Votes: 6

48. Fluid Power from Naantali (1964)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Valentin Vaala | Stars: Pentti Fagerholm, Fred A. Fewster, Pirkko Peltonen, Urho Kekkonen

49. Palvelevat pisarat (1958)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Yrjö Aaltonen | Stars: Eero Paganus, Markku Salonen

50. Windfall (1980 Video Game)

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This real-time the player on the other side of the mid-1970's Oil Crisis. As the Chief Executive of Engulf Oil, you attempt to turn crisis into cash, making your windfall profits. The ... See full summary »

Director: David Mullich



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