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1. Shadow in the Cloud (2020)

R | 1 hr 23 min | Action, Horror, War

Rated on 10 Aug 2021

A female WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.

Director: Roseanne Liang | Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Beulah Koale, Taylor John Smith

Votes: 21,669

2. Invictus (2009)

PG-13 | 2 hr 14 min | Biography, Drama, History

Rated on 18 Jul 2021

Nelson Mandela, in his first term as President of South Africa, initiates a unique venture to unite the Apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge, Patrick Mofokeng

Votes: 155,065

3. Hamilton (2020)

PG-13 | 2 hr 40 min | Biography, Drama, History

Rated on 06 May 2021

The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. Captured live on Broadway from the Richard Rodgers Theater with the original Broadway cast.

Director: Thomas Kail | Stars: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr., Renée Elise Goldsberry

Votes: 75,287

4. Batman: Soul of the Dragon (2021)

R | 1 hr 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Rated on 08 Feb 2021

In the 1970s, a missing teacher of martial arts is the subject of a quest by his devoted and brilliant but distant students, who include Batman.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: David Giuntoli, Mark Dacascos, Kelly Hu, Michael Jai White

Votes: 4,424

5. Collision Earth (2020)

Not Rated | 1 hr 24 min | Sci-Fi

Rated on 29 Apr 2020

A large meteor shower unexpectedly bombards planet Earth. Scientists rush to the scene of the first impact and the race is on to find a solution to save humanity.

Director: Matthew Boda | Stars: Kate Watson, Joseph Michael Harris, Daniel O'Reilly, Becca Buckalew

Votes: 490

6. Avengers: Endgame (2019)

PG-13 | 3 hr 1 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Rated on 25 Apr 2019

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to reverse Thanos' actions and restore balance to the universe.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth

Votes: 950,774

7. Star Trek: Discovery (2017– )

TV-14 | 1 hr | Action, Adventure, Drama

Rated on 19 Apr 2019

Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise, the USS Discovery discovers new worlds and lifeforms as one Starfleet officer learns to understand all things alien.

Stars: Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp, Mary Wiseman

Votes: 103,844

8. Assassin's Creed (2016)

PG-13 | 1 hr 55 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Rated on 07 Mar 2019

Callum Lynch explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar de Nerha and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, before taking on the secret Templar society.

Director: Justin Kurzel | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons, Brendan Gleeson

Votes: 192,687

9. Beauty and the Beast (1991)

G | 1 hr 24 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

A prince cursed to spend his days as a hideous monster sets out to regain his humanity by earning a young woman's love.

Directors: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise | Stars: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jesse Corti, Rex Everhart

Votes: 429,364

10. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

PG-13 | 2 hr 23 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead.

Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Votes: 1,048,182

11. Jaws (1975)

PG | 2 hr 4 min | Adventure, Thriller

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

When a killer shark unleashes chaos on 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: 567,187

12. Groundhog Day (1993)

PG | 1 hr 41 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

A jaded Pittsburgh weatherman finds himself inexplicably trapped in a small town as he lives the same day over and over again.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 597,153

13. Dead Poets Society (1989)

PG | 2 hr 8 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

Maverick teacher John Keating uses poetry to embolden his boarding school students to new heights of self-expression.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles

Votes: 451,488

14. Gandhi (1982)

PG | 3 hr 11 min | Biography, Drama, History

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

The life of the lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian revolts against the British rule through his philosophy of nonviolent protest.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Ben Kingsley, John Gielgud, Rohini Hattangadi, Roshan Seth

Votes: 224,006

15. The Terminator (1984)

R | 1 hr 47 min | Action, Sci-Fi

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

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: 822,736

16. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

PG | 1 hr 50 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

Wyoming, early 1900s. Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid are the leaders of a band of outlaws. After a train robbery goes wrong they find themselves on the run with a posse hard on their heels. Their solution - escape to Bolivia.

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin

Votes: 209,545

17. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

PG-13 | 2 hr 10 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

Harry, Ron, and Hermione search for Voldemort's remaining Horcruxes in their effort to destroy the Dark Lord as the final battle rages on at Hogwarts.

Director: David Yates | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Michael Gambon

Votes: 806,571

18. The Princess Bride (1987)

PG | 1 hr 38 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Robin Wright, Chris Sarandon

Votes: 409,886

19. Catch Me If You Can (2002)

PG-13 | 2 hr 21 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

Barely 21 yet, Frank is a skilled forger who has passed as a doctor, lawyer and pilot. FBI agent Carl becomes obsessed with tracking down the con man, who only revels in the pursuit.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Christopher Walken, Martin Sheen

Votes: 892,402

20. Logan (2017)

R | 2 hr 17 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

In a future where mutants are nearly extinct, an elderly and weary Logan leads a quiet life. But when Laura, a mutant child pursued by scientists, comes to him for help, he must get her to safety.

Director: James Mangold | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook

Votes: 692,542

21. The Truman Show (1998)

PG | 1 hr 43 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

An insurance salesman discovers his whole life is actually a reality TV show.

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Jim Carrey, Ed Harris, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich

Votes: 994,386

22. Jurassic Park (1993)

PG-13 | 2 hr 7 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

A pragmatic paleontologist touring an almost complete theme park on an island in Central America is tasked with protecting a couple of kids after a power failure causes the park's cloned dinosaurs to run loose.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 913,178

23. Finding Nemo (2003)

G | 1 hr 40 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.

Directors: Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich | Stars: Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 987,330

24. The Sixth Sense (1999)

PG-13 | 1 hr 47 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

A frightened, withdrawn Philadelphia boy who communicates with spirits seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist.

Director: M. Night Shyamalan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Votes: 945,335

25. There Will Be Blood (2007)

R | 2 hr 38 min | Drama

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds, Martin Stringer

Votes: 547,598

26. Blade Runner (1982)

R | 1 hr 57 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Votes: 725,319

27. V for Vendetta (2005)

R | 2 hr 12 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V," plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.

Director: James McTeigue | Stars: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, Rupert Graves, Stephen Rea

Votes: 1,069,676

28. Inside Out (I) (2015)

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

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school.

Directors: Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen | Stars: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling

Votes: 657,136

29. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998)

R | 1 hr 47 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

Eddy persuades his three pals to pool money for a vital poker game against a powerful local mobster, Hatchet Harry. Eddy loses, after which Harry gives him a week to pay back 500,000 pounds.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Moran, Jason Statham

Votes: 556,840

30. The Great Escape (1963)

Approved | 2 hr 52 min | Adventure, Drama, History

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

Allied prisoners of war plan for several hundred of their number to escape from a German camp during World War II.

Director: John Sturges | Stars: Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson

Votes: 234,533

31. Heat (1995)

R | 2 hr 50 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

A group of high-end professional thieves start to feel the heat from the LAPD when they unknowingly leave a clue at their latest heist.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Jon Voight

Votes: 610,599

32. Die Hard (1988)

R | 2 hr 12 min | Action, Thriller

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

An NYPD officer tries to save his wife and several others taken hostage by German terrorists during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald VelJohnson

Votes: 823,577

33. Unforgiven (1992)

R | 2 hr 10 min | Drama, Western

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner Ned Logan and a young man, The "Schofield Kid."

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris

Votes: 393,416

34. Batman Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 2 hr 20 min | Action, Adventure

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Ken Watanabe, Liam Neeson

Votes: 1,365,752

35. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

PG-13 | 2 hr 7 min | Action, Adventure

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

In 1938, after his father Professor Henry Jones, Sr. goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, Professor Henry "Indiana" Jones, Jr. finds himself up against Adolf Hitler's Nazis again to stop them from obtaining its powers.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 719,652

36. L.A. Confidential (1997)

R | 2 hr 18 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

As corruption grows in 1950s Los Angeles, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice.

Director: Curtis Hanson | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger

Votes: 553,426

37. For a Few Dollars More (1965)

R | 2 hr 12 min | Western

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

Two bounty hunters with the same intentions team up to track down a Western outlaw.

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

Votes: 244,470

38. Scarface (1983)

R | 2 hr 50 min | Crime, Drama

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Votes: 782,090

39. Snatch (2000)

R | 1 hr 42 min | Comedy, Crime

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

Unscrupulous boxing promoters, violent bookmakers, a Russian gangster, incompetent amateur robbers and supposedly Jewish jewelers fight to track down a priceless stolen diamond.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Jason Statham, Brad Pitt, Stephen Graham, Vinnie Jones

Votes: 814,638

40. Toy Story 3 (2010)

G | 1 hr 43 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

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.

Director: Lee Unkrich | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Votes: 789,009

41. Good Will Hunting (1997)

R | 2 hr 6 min | Drama, Romance

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 904,869

42. The Sting (1973)

PG | 2 hr 9 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

Two grifters team up to pull off the ultimate con.

Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning

Votes: 251,396

43. Inglourious Basterds (2009)

R | 2 hr 33 min | Adventure, Drama, War

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Eli Roth, Mélanie Laurent

Votes: 1,339,983

44. Amadeus (1984)

R | 2 hr 40 min | Biography, Drama, Music

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporaneous composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart's talent and claimed to have murdered him.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Votes: 383,609

45. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 2 hr 11 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

After a daring mission to rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels dispatch to Endor to destroy the second Death Star. Meanwhile, Luke struggles to help Darth Vader back from the dark side without falling into the Emperor's trap.

Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 989,996

46. Reservoir Dogs (1992)

R | 1 hr 39 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

When a simple jewelry heist goes horribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn

Votes: 961,930

47. The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

PG-13 | 2 hr 44 min | Action, Crime

Rated on 02 Mar 2019

Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman, with the help of the enigmatic Catwoman, is forced from his exile to save Gotham City from the brutal guerrilla terrorist Bane.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Gary Oldman

Votes: 1,585,167

48. WALL·E (2008)

G | 1 hr 38 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

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