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1. Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (2009)

TV-14 | 1 hr 52 min | Animation, Action, Drama

Rated on 22 Jan 2022

Under constant attack by Angels, NERV introduces two new pilots: the mysterious Makinami Mari Illustrous and the intense Asuka Langley Shikinami. Parallel to the incursion, Gendo Ikari and ... See full summary »

Directors: Masayuki, Kazuya Tsurumaki, Hideaki Anno | Stars: Kotono Mitsuishi, Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Yûko Miyamura

Votes: 20,100

2. Uncle Buck (1989)

PG | 1 hr 40 min | Comedy

Rated on 12 Jan 2022

Bachelor and all-round slob Buck babysits his brother's rebellious teenage daughter and her cute younger brother and sister.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly, Gaby Hoffmann

Votes: 92,646

3. Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (2007)

PG-13 | 1 hr 38 min | Animation, Action, Drama

Rated on 08 Jan 2022

The fate of the world is threatened by seemingly monstrous entities known as Angels. NERV is an organisation set up to counter this threat and it is up to young pilots to protect Earth but exactly what are the real motives behind NERV?

Directors: Masayuki, Kazuya Tsurumaki, Hideaki Anno | Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Yuriko Yamaguchi

Votes: 22,399

4. Police Squad! (1982)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Crime

Rated on 29 Dec 2021

Sight gags and non-sequiturs dominate this spoof of police dramas. The six episodes formed the basis for the very successful "Naked Gun" film franchise.

Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Ed Williams

Votes: 17,591

5. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

PG | 2 hr 10 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Rated on 26 Dec 2021

An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 438,725

6. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965 TV Movie)

TV-G | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

Rated on 20 Dec 2021

Depressed at the commercialism he sees around him, Charlie Brown tries to find a deeper meaning to Christmas.

Director: Bill Melendez | Stars: Ann Altieri, Chris Doran, Sally Dryer, Bill Melendez

Votes: 36,455

7. A Boy Called Christmas (2021)

PG | 1 hr 46 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Rated on 19 Dec 2021

In this origin story of Father Christmas, an ordinary boy (with a loyal pet mouse and a reindeer at his side) sets out on an extraordinary adventure to find his father who is on a quest to discover the fabled village of Elfhelm.

Director: Gil Kenan | Stars: Maggie Smith, Isabella O'Sullivan, Joel Fry, Eden Lawrence

Votes: 20,111

8. Whisper of the Heart (1995)

G | 1 hr 51 min | Animation, Drama, Family

Rated on 18 Dec 2021

A love story between a girl who loves reading books, and a boy who has previously checked out all of the library books she chooses.

Director: Yoshifumi Kondô | Stars: Yoko Honna, Issey Takahashi, Takashi Tachibana, Shigeru Muroi

Votes: 58,912

9. The Apartment (1960)

Approved | 2 hr 5 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Rated on 16 Dec 2021

A Manhattan insurance clerk tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

Votes: 175,600

10. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

PG-13 | 1 hr 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Rated on 10 Dec 2021

An artificial man, who was incompletely constructed and has scissors for hands, leads a solitary life. Then one day, a suburban lady meets him and introduces him to her world.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall

Votes: 471,392

11. Downfall (2004)

R | 2 hr 36 min | Biography, Drama, History

Rated on 03 Dec 2021

Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII.

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel | Stars: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Votes: 346,336

12. National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)

PG-13 | 1 hr 35 min | Adventure, Comedy

Rated on 19 Nov 2021

The Griswolds win a vacation tour across Europe where the usual havoc ensues.

Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Dana Hill, Jason Lively

Votes: 64,237

13. Inferno Cop (2012– )

Animation, Action, Comedy

Rated on 06 Nov 2021

A cop with a skeleton head towards evil around the world

Stars: Junichi Goto, Yuya Hayashi, Ren Shimorenjaku, Kaname Shimorenjaku

Votes: 523

14. Dune (2021)

PG-13 | 2 hr 35 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Rated on 04 Nov 2021

Feature adaptation of Frank Herbert's science fiction novel about the son of a noble family entrusted with the protection of the most valuable asset and most vital element in the galaxy.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac

Votes: 463,649

15. Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)

PG-13 | 1 hr 28 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

Rated on 01 Nov 2021

Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town.

Director: Stephen Chiodo | Stars: Grant Cramer, Suzanne Snyder, John Allen Nelson, John Vernon

Votes: 36,375

16. How the Beatles Changed the World (2017 Video)

TV-PG | 1 hr 50 min | Documentary, History, Music

Rated on 30 Oct 2021

The history of The Beatles and their influence on everything from music, art, and culture to fashion and politics.

Director: Tom O'Dell | Stars: The Beatles, Jonathan Gould, Chris Ingham, Tony Bramwell

Votes: 1,291

17. Ed Wood (1994)

R | 2 hr 7 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

Rated on 26 Oct 2021

Ambitious but troubled movie director Edward D. Wood Jr. tries his best to fulfill his dreams, despite his lack of talent.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette

Votes: 172,475

18. Plan 9 from Outer Space (1957)

Not Rated | 1 hr 19 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Rated on 09 Oct 2021

Evil aliens attack Earth and set their terrible "Plan 9" into action. As the aliens resurrect the dead of the Earth, the lives of the living are in danger.

Director: Edward D. Wood Jr. | Stars: Gregory Walcott, Tom Keene, Mona McKinnon, Duke Moore

Votes: 37,981

19. Fletch (1985)

PG | 1 hr 38 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

Rated on 27 Sep 2021

Irwin M. "Fletch" Fletcher is a newspaper reporter being offered a large sum to off a cancerous millionaire, but is on the run, risking his job and finding clues when it's clear the man is healthy.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Chevy Chase, Joe Don Baker, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Richard Libertini

Votes: 51,009

20. Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004)

R | 2 hr 2 min | Documentary, Drama, War

Rated on 12 Sep 2021

Michael Moore's view on what happened to the United States after September 11 and how the Bush Administration allegedly used the tragic event to push forward its agenda for unjust wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, George W. Bush, Ben Affleck, Stevie Wonder

Votes: 128,730

21. Thus Spoke Rohan Kishibe (2020–2021)

Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Rated on 05 Sep 2021

The adventures of the talented artist Rohan Kishibe, who investigates strange occurrences.

Stars: Takahiro Sakurai, Issey Takahashi, Fairouz Ai, Marie Iitoyo

Votes: 130

22. Baoh the Caller (1989 Video)

50 min | Animation, Action, Thriller

Rated on 07 Aug 2021

Doress, a Japanese "black projects" organization, has been gathering psionics and making biological weapons to "make Japan superior". When one of the biological experiments, BAOH, escapes ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroyuki Yokoyama | Stars: Jim Clark, Sandy Clubb, Chuck Denson Jr., Mark Franklin

Votes: 615

23. All About Eve (1950)

Passed | 2 hr 18 min | Drama

Rated on 01 Aug 2021

A seemingly timid but secretly ruthless ingénue insinuates herself into the lives of an aging Broadway star and her circle of theater friends.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm

Votes: 127,995

24. High Plains Drifter (1973)

R | 1 hr 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Western

Rated on 25 Jul 2021

A gun-fighting stranger comes to the small settlement of Lago and is hired to bring the townsfolk together in an attempt to hold off three outlaws who are on their way.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Marianna Hill, Mitchell Ryan

Votes: 53,690

25. For a Few Dollars More (1965)

R | 2 hr 12 min | Western

Rated on 19 Jul 2021

Two bounty hunters with the same intentions team up to track down an escaped Mexican outlaw.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè, Mara Krupp

Votes: 248,036

26. All That Jazz (1979)

R | 2 hr 3 min | Drama, Music, Musical

Rated on 18 Jul 2021

Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid career of Joe Gideon, a womanizing, drug-using dancer.

Director: Bob Fosse | Stars: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Ann Reinking, Leland Palmer

Votes: 30,612

27. Beetlejuice (1988)

PG | 1 hr 32 min | Comedy, Fantasy

Rated on 12 Jul 2021

The spirits of a deceased couple are harassed by an unbearable family that has moved into their home, and hire a malicious spirit to drive them out.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, Annie McEnroe

Votes: 286,126

28. Rollerball (1975)

Approved | 2 hr 5 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Sport

Rated on 09 Jul 2021

In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck

Votes: 24,401

29. Death Race 2000 (1975)

R | 1 hr 20 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Rated on 08 Jul 2021

In a dystopian future, a cross country automobile race requires contestants to run down innocent pedestrians to gain points that are tallied based on each kill's brutality.

Director: Paul Bartel | Stars: David Carradine, Sylvester Stallone, Simone Griffeth, Mary Woronov

Votes: 27,303

30. Knives Out (2019)

PG-13 | 2 hr 10 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Rated on 03 Jul 2021

A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family.

Director: Rian Johnson | Stars: Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis

Votes: 568,294

31. Megamind (2010)

PG | 1 hr 35 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Rated on 30 Jun 2021

Evil genius Megamind finally defeats his do-gooder nemesis, Metro Man, but is left without a purpose in a superhero-free world.

Director: Tom McGrath | Stars: Will Ferrell, Jonah Hill, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey

Votes: 247,447

32. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

R | 1 hr 48 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

Rated on 29 Jun 2021

When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Votes: 965,837

33. Legally Blonde (2001)

PG-13 | 1 hr 36 min | Comedy, Romance

Rated on 27 Jun 2021

Elle Woods, a fashionable sorority queen, is dumped by her boyfriend. She decides to follow him to law school. While she is there, she figures out that there is more to her than just looks.

Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis

Votes: 205,964

34. Ghost in the Shell (1995)

TV-MA | 1 hr 23 min | Animation, Action, Crime

Rated on 18 Jun 2021

A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Atsuko Tanaka, Iemasa Kayumi, Akio Ôtsuka, Kôichi Yamadera

Votes: 138,332

35. Lilo & Stitch (2002)

PG | 1 hr 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Rated on 02 Jun 2021

A young and parentless girl adopts a 'dog' from the local pound, completely unaware that it's supposedly a dangerous scientific experiment that's taken refuge on Earth and is now hiding from its creator and those who see it as a menace.

Directors: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders | Stars: Daveigh Chase, Chris Sanders, Tia Carrere, David Ogden Stiers

Votes: 181,544

36. The Wind Rises (2013)

PG-13 | 2 hr 6 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

Rated on 29 May 2021

A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Hideaki Anno, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Miori Takimoto, Masahiko Nishimura

Votes: 81,247

37. How to Train Your Dragon (2010)

PG | 1 hr 38 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Rated on 19 May 2021

A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.

Directors: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders | Stars: Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Craig Ferguson

Votes: 707,613

38. How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

PG | 1 hr 42 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Rated on 19 May 2021

When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace.

Director: Dean DeBlois | Stars: Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson

Votes: 322,666

39. The Mitchells vs the Machines (2021)

PG | 1 hr 53 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Rated on 06 May 2021

A quirky, dysfunctional family's road trip is upended when they find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity's unlikeliest last hope.

Directors: Michael Rianda, Jeff Rowe | Stars: Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Michael Rianda

Votes: 87,537

40. Total Recall (1990)

R | 1 hr 53 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Rated on 01 May 2021

When a man goes in to have virtual vacation memories of the planet Mars implanted in his mind, an unexpected and harrowing series of events forces him to go to the planet for real - or is he?

Director: Paul Verhoeven | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside, Rachel Ticotin

Votes: 319,936

41. The Third Man (1949)

Approved | 1 hr 33 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 16 Apr 2021

Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard

Votes: 167,714

42. The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928)

Passed | 1 hr 54 min | Biography, Drama, History

Rated on 10 Apr 2021

In 1431, Jeanne d'Arc is placed on trial on charges of heresy. The ecclesiastical jurists attempt to force Jeanne to recant her claims of holy visions.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Maria Falconetti, Eugene Silvain, André Berley, Maurice Schutz

Votes: 52,589

43. VeggieTales: Twas the Night Before Easter (2011 Video)

TV-Y7 | 50 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Rated on 05 Apr 2021

It's Easter time in Crisper County and cable news reporter Marlee Meade is hunting for a way to help others. She cooks up a plan to save the old theater with a cast of costume-clad townies,... See full summary »

Director: Mike Nawrocki | Stars: Cydney Trent, Melinda Doolittle, Mike Nawrocki, Phil Vischer

Votes: 90

44. Captain Fantastic (2016)

R | 1 hr 58 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 02 Apr 2021

In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.

Director: Matt Ross | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler, Annalise Basso

Votes: 210,263

45. Return to Reason (1923)

3 min | Short

Rated on 28 Mar 2021

Experimental film, white specks and shapes gyrating over a black background, a light-striped torso, a gyrating eggcrate. One of the first Dadaist films.

Director: Man Ray | Star: Kiki of Montparnasse

Votes: 1,954

46. City Lights (1931)

G | 1 hr 27 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Rated on 28 Mar 2021

With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers

Votes: 179,212

47. Emma (1996)

PG | 2 hr | Comedy, Drama, Romance