Mono (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Godfather (1972)

R | 175 min | Crime, Drama

9.2
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100 Metascore

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty in postwar New York City transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant youngest son.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Votes: 1,801,450 | Gross: $134.97M

2. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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61 Metascore

A group of Southern California high school students are enjoying their most important subjects: sex, drugs, and rock n' roll.

Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus

Votes: 104,171 | Gross: $27.09M

3. The Godfather: Part II (1974)

R | 202 min | Crime, Drama

9.0
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90 Metascore

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York City is portrayed, while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Votes: 1,240,357 | Gross: $57.30M

4. Cheers (1982–1993)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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The regulars of the Boston bar "Cheers" share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name.

Stars: Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt

Votes: 54,007

5. M*A*S*H (1972–1983)

TV-PG | 25 min | Comedy, Drama, War

8.4
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The staff of an Army hospital in the Korean War find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation.

Stars: Alan Alda, Wayne Rogers, Loretta Swit, Jamie Farr

Votes: 56,391

6. Full Metal Jacket (1987)

R | 116 min | Drama, War

8.3
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76 Metascore

A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

Votes: 728,726 | Gross: $46.36M

7. Perry Mason (1957–1966)

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

8.3
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The cases of a master criminal defense attorney, handling the most difficult of cases in the aid of the innocent.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Ray Collins

Votes: 9,135

8. Jaws (1975)

PG | 124 min | Adventure, Thriller

8.1
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87 Metascore

When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community off Long Island, it's up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary

Votes: 588,727 | Gross: $260.00M

9. Columbo (1971–2003)

TV-PG | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.3
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Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and ingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes.

Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 34,415

10. Poirot (1989–2013)

TV-14 | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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The cases of eccentric, but sharp, Belgian detective Hercule Poirot.

Stars: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Philip Jackson, Pauline Moran

Votes: 44,556

11. Elvis (I) (1979 TV Movie)

150 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.0
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Biographical movie about the famous rock singer Elvis Presley.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Shelley Winters, Bing Russell, Robert Gray

Votes: 4,218

12. Murder by Death (1976)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.3
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62 Metascore

Five famous literary detective characters and their sidekicks are invited to a bizarre mansion to solve an even stranger mystery.

Director: Robert Moore | Stars: Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Eileen Brennan

Votes: 37,706

13. The Breakfast Club (1985)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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66 Metascore

Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy

Votes: 389,662 | Gross: $45.88M

14. Caddyshack (1980)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Sport

7.2
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48 Metascore

An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray, Ted Knight

Votes: 116,684 | Gross: $39.85M

15. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

R | 133 min | Drama

8.7
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84 Metascore

A criminal pleads insanity and is admitted to a mental institution, where he rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

Votes: 988,787 | Gross: $112.00M

16. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

8.4
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66 Metascore

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 992,600 | Gross: $44.02M

17. Caligula (1979)

Unrated | 156 min | Drama, History

5.3
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A dramatization of the ascent to Caesar and subsequent reign of Caligula, one of the most notorious leaders of ancient Rome. We see his ambition, his scheming, his perversion and decadence, his brutality and his lunacy.

Director: Tinto Brass | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Peter O'Toole, Helen Mirren, Teresa Ann Savoy

Votes: 35,680 | Gross: $23.44M

18. Aliens (1986)

R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.4
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84 Metascore

Fifty-seven years after surviving an apocalyptic attack aboard her space vessel by merciless space creatures, Officer Ripley awakens from hyper-sleep and tries to warn anyone who will listen about the predators.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Votes: 703,590 | Gross: $85.16M

19. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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Widower Sheriff Andy Taylor, and his son Opie, live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry, North Carolina. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney Fife.

Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

Votes: 14,758

20. The Longest Yard (1974)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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61 Metascore

A sadistic warden asks a former pro quarterback, now serving time in his prison, to put together a team of inmates to take on (and get pummeled by) the guards.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert, Ed Lauter, Michael Conrad

Votes: 19,073 | Gross: $7.13M

21. Ghostbusters (1984)

PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.8
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71 Metascore

Three parapsychologists forced out of their university funding set up shop as a unique ghost removal service in New York City, attracting frightened yet skeptical customers.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

Votes: 407,210 | Gross: $238.63M

22. Casablanca (1942)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War

8.5
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100 Metascore

A cynical expatriate American cafe owner struggles to decide whether or not to help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape the Nazis in French Morocco.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Votes: 562,512 | Gross: $1.02M

23. Police Academy (1984)

R | 96 min | Comedy

6.7
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41 Metascore

A group of good-hearted, but incompetent misfits enter the police academy, but the instructors there are not going to put up with their pranks.

Director: Hugh Wilson | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, G.W. Bailey, Kim Cattrall, Bubba Smith

Votes: 124,683 | Gross: $81.20M

24. Stand by Me (1986)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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75 Metascore

After the death of one of his friends, a writer recounts a childhood journey with his friends to find the body of a missing boy.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 396,155 | Gross: $52.29M

25. 12 Angry Men (1957)

Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama

9.0
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96 Metascore

The jury in a New York City murder trial is frustrated by a single member whose skeptical caution forces them to more carefully consider the evidence before jumping to a hasty verdict.

Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Votes: 769,978 | Gross: $4.36M

26. Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

R | 229 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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75 Metascore

A former Prohibition-era Jewish gangster returns to the Lower East Side of Manhattan 35 years later, where he must once again confront the ghosts and regrets of his old life.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Treat Williams

Votes: 345,389 | Gross: $5.32M

27. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

R | 91 min | Horror

7.4
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76 Metascore

Teenager Nancy Thompson must uncover the dark truth concealed by her parents after she and her friends become targets of the spirit of a serial killer with a bladed glove in their dreams, in which if they die, it kills them in real life.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, John Saxon

Votes: 233,254 | Gross: $25.50M

28. The A-Team (1983–1987)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.5
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Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn't commit, help the innocent while on the run from the military.

Stars: George Peppard, Mr. T, Dwight Schultz, Dirk Benedict

Votes: 37,819

29. A Clockwork Orange (1971)

R | 136 min | Crime, Sci-Fi

8.3
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77 Metascore

In the future, a sadistic gang leader is imprisoned and volunteers for a conduct-aversion experiment, but it doesn't go as planned.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke

Votes: 814,480 | Gross: $6.21M

30. Down Three Dark Streets (1954)

Passed | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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An FBI agent investigates the murder of his partner by taking over the 3 cases he was working on, determined to find his killer.

Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Ruth Roman, Martha Hyer, Marisa Pavan

Votes: 1,301

31. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

R | 178 min | Adventure, Western

8.8
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90 Metascore

A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffrè

Votes: 747,027 | Gross: $6.10M

32. The Exorcist (1973)

R | 122 min | Horror

8.1
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81 Metascore

When a 12-year-old girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 395,890 | Gross: $232.91M

33. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, War

8.4
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97 Metascore

An insane American general orders a bombing attack on the Soviet Union, triggering a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 483,004 | Gross: $0.28M

34. The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.0
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55 Metascore

James Bond investigates the hijacking of British and Russian submarines carrying nuclear warheads, with the help of a K.G.B. agent whose lover he killed.

Director: Lewis Gilbert | Stars: Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curd Jürgens, Richard Kiel

Votes: 107,947 | Gross: $46.80M

35. The Terminator (1984)

R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.1
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84 Metascore

A human soldier is sent from 2029 to 1984 to stop an almost indestructible cyborg killing machine, sent from the same year, which has been programmed to execute a young woman whose unborn son is the key to humanity's future salvation.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Paul Winfield

Votes: 847,649 | Gross: $38.40M

36. Some Like It Hot (1959)

Passed | 121 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

8.2
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98 Metascore

After two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

Votes: 263,552 | Gross: $25.00M

37. Airplane! (1980)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.7
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78 Metascore

A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.

Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Votes: 235,313 | Gross: $83.40M

38. The Evil Dead (1981)

NC-17 | 85 min | Horror

7.4
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71 Metascore

Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker

Votes: 206,125 | Gross: $2.40M

39. The Blues Brothers (1980)

R | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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60 Metascore

Jake Blues rejoins with his brother Elwood after being released from prison, but the duo has just days to reunite their old R&B band and save the Catholic home where the two were raised, outrunning the police as they tear through Chicago.

Director: John Landis | Stars: John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cab Calloway, John Candy

Votes: 197,073 | Gross: $57.23M

40. Predator (1987)

R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

7.8
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45 Metascore

A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall, Elpidia Carrillo

Votes: 403,186 | Gross: $59.74M

41. Chinatown (1974)

R | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.2
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92 Metascore

A private detective hired to expose an adulterer in 1930s Los Angeles finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption, and murder.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez

Votes: 321,677 | Gross: $8.49M

42. How to Make a Monster (1958)

Unrated | 73 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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When a master monster make-up artist is sacked by the new bosses of American International studios, he uses his creations to exact revenge.

Director: Herbert L. Strock | Stars: Robert H. Harris, Paul Brinegar, Gary Conway, Gary Clarke

Votes: 1,299

43. Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

PG-13 | 165 min | Western

8.5
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80 Metascore

A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards

Votes: 324,844 | Gross: $5.32M

44. Meatballs (1979)

PG | 94 min | Comedy

6.2
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60 Metascore

Wacky hijinks of counselors and campers at a less-than-average summer camp.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Bill Murray, Harvey Atkin, Kate Lynch, Russ Banham

Votes: 21,860 | Gross: $43.05M

45. Forbidden Planet (1956)

G | 98 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.5
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80 Metascore

A starship crew in the 23rd century goes to investigate the silence of a distant planet's colony, only to find just two survivors, a powerful robot, and the deadly secret of a lost civilization.

Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens

Votes: 49,054 | Gross: $3.00M

46. The Love Boat (1977–1987)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess.

Stars: Gavin MacLeod, Bernie Kopell, Ted Lange, Fred Grandy

Votes: 11,435

47. Riptide (1984–1986)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.8
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The cases of a private investigations agency run by two Vietnam War veterans and their computer geek friend from high school, armed with toughness, their own helicopter, and the third's technical ability.

Stars: Perry King, Joe Penny, Thom Bray, Jack Ging

Votes: 2,864

48. Psycho (1960)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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97 Metascore

A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Votes: 657,463 | Gross: $32.00M

49. A Summer Place (1959)

Approved | 130 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A self-made businessman rekindles a romance with a former flame while their two teenage children begin a romance of their own with drastic consequences for both couples.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 3,375

50. Heathers (1988)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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72 Metascore

At Westerburg High where cliques rule, jocks dominate and all the popular girls are named Heather, it's going to take a Veronica and mysterious new kid to give teen angst a body count.

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Shannen Doherty, Lisanne Falk

Votes: 102,154 | Gross: $1.11M


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