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The Top 10 Top 10s

Top 10 Movie Scores
Top 10 So-Bad-It’s-Good Movies
Top 10 Roger Corman Productions
Top 10 Double Features
Top 10 Rutger Hauer Movies
Top 10 Horror Sequels
Top 10 Heart-Melters
Top 10 Kids Movies Not For Kids
Top 10 Movies Starring Dogs
Top 10 Director Documentaries

The Bottom 10 Bottom 10s

Bottom 10 Outlandishly Sexist Movies
Bottom 10 Comic Book Movies
Bottom 10 Movies By Great Directors
Bottom 10 Sports Movies
Bottom 10 Brendan Fraser Movies
Bottom 10 Literary Adaptations
Bottom 10 Best Picture Winners
Bottom 10 SNL Projects
Bottom 10 Movies Directed By Actors
Bottom 10 Movie Remakes

Other Lists

American Film Institute Top 100
Rotten Tomatoes Top 100
IMDB Top 250

Martin Scorsese’s Film School
TimeOut New York Top 100
Quentin Tarantino’s Top 41

 

 

Top 10 Movie Scores

1. Halloween

Halloween (1978)
Halloween poster Rating: 7.9/10 (145,255 votes)
Director: John Carpenter
Writer: John Carpenter (screenplay), Debra Hill (screenplay)
Stars: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Nancy Kyes, P.J. Soles
Runtime: 91 min
Rated: R
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Released: 25 Oct 1978
Plot: On Halloween night of 1963, 6-year old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield to kill.

2. Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Lawrence of Arabia poster Rating: 8.4/10 (174,023 votes)
Director: David Lean
Writer: T.E. Lawrence (writings), Robert Bolt (screenplay), Michael Wilson (screenplay)
Stars: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins
Runtime: 216 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Released: 11 Dec 1962
Plot: Follows a brilliant, flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.

3. Suspiria

Suspiria (1977)
Suspiria poster Rating: 7.5/10 (41,523 votes)
Director: Dario Argento
Writer: Dario Argento, Daria Nicolodi
Stars: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé
Runtime: 92 min
Rated: X
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Released: 12 Aug 1977
Plot: A newcomer to a fancy ballet academy gradually comes to realize that the school is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of grisly murders.

4. Spellbound

Spellbound (1945)
Spellbound poster Rating: 7.7/10 (30,640 votes)
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Ben Hecht (screen play), Frances Beeding (suggested by novel: "The House of Dr. Edwardes"), Angus MacPhail (adaptation)
Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov, Leo G. Carroll
Runtime: 111 min
Rated: UNRATED
Genre: Film-Noir, Mystery, Romance
Released: 28 Dec 1945
Plot: A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory.

5. There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood (2007)
There Will Be Blood poster Rating: 8.1/10 (338,438 votes)
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson (screenplay), Upton Sinclair (novel)
Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Martin Stringer, Matthew Braden Stringer, Jacob Stringer
Runtime: 158 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama
Released: 25 Jan 2008
Plot: A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

6. Chinatown

Chinatown (1974)
Chinatown poster Rating: 8.3/10 (197,242 votes)
Director: Roman Polanski
Writer: Robert Towne
Stars: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez
Runtime: 130 min
Rated: R
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Released: 20 Jun 1974
Plot: A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder.

7. Star Wars

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope poster Rating: 8.7/10 (783,141 votes)
Director: George Lucas
Writer: George Lucas
Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing
Runtime: 121 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Released: 25 May 1977
Plot: Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the universe from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader.

8. Psycho

Psycho (1960)
Psycho poster Rating: 8.6/10 (380,684 votes)
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Joseph Stefano (screenplay), Robert Bloch (novel)
Stars: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Janet Leigh
Runtime: 109 min
Rated: R
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Released: 08 Sep 1960
Plot: A Phoenix secretary steals $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.

9. Super Fly

Super Fly (1972)
Super Fly poster Rating: 6.5/10 (4,076 votes)
Director: Gordon Parks Jr.
Writer: Phillip Fenty
Stars: Ron O'Neal, Carl Lee, Sheila Frazier, Julius Harris
Runtime: 93 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Released: 04 Aug 1972
Plot: The daily routine of cocaine dealer Priest who wants to score one more super deal and retire.

10. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly poster Rating: 8.9/10 (458,064 votes)
Director: Sergio Leone
Writer: Luciano Vincenzoni (story), Sergio Leone (story), Agenore Incrocci (screenplay), Furio Scarpelli (screenplay), Luciano Vincenzoni (screenplay), Sergio Leone (screenplay), Mickey Knox (English version by)
Stars: Eli Wallach, Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffrè
Runtime: 161 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Western
Released: 23 Dec 1966
Plot: 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.

 

Top 10 So-Bad-It’s-Good Movies

1. The Room

The Room (2003)
The Room poster Rating: 3.5/10 (25,673 votes)
Director: Tommy Wiseau
Writer: Tommy Wiseau
Stars: Tommy Wiseau, Juliette Danielle, Greg Sestero, Philip Haldiman
Runtime: 99 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama
Released: 27 Jun 2003
Plot: Johnny is a successful banker who lives happily in a San Francisco townhouse with his fiancée, Lisa. One day, inexplicably, she gets bored of him and decides to seduce Johnny's best friend, Mark. From there, nothing will be the same again.

2. Masters of the Universe

Masters of the Universe (1987)
Masters of the Universe poster Rating: 5.3/10 (26,067 votes)
Director: Gary Goddard
Writer: David Odell
Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Meg Foster, Billy Barty
Runtime: 106 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Released: 07 Aug 1987
Plot: A prince turned warrior named He-Man battles against the dark lord Skeletor on the planet Eternia. He-Man and his comrades arrive on Earth and discover two teenage lovers to find the magical Cosmic Key.

3. Super Mario Bros.

Super Mario Bros. (1993)
Super Mario Bros. poster Rating: 4.0/10 (36,107 votes)
Director: Annabel Jankel, Rocky Morton
Writer: Parker Bennett, Terry Runte, Ed Solomon
Stars: Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper, Samantha Mathis
Runtime: 104 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Released: 28 May 1993
Plot: Two Brooklyn plumbers, Mario and Luigi must go to another dimension to rescue a princess from the evil dictator King Koopa and stop him from taking over the world.

4. Ernest Goes to Jail

Ernest Goes to Jail (1990)
Ernest Goes to Jail poster Rating: 5.3/10 (6,986 votes)
Director: John R. Cherry III
Writer: Charlie Cohen
Stars: Jim Varney, Gailard Sartain, Bill Byrge, Barbara Tyson
Runtime: 81 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Released: 06 Apr 1990
Plot: Bumbling Ernest P. Worrell is assigned to jury duty, where a crooked lawyer notices a resemblance with crime boss Mr. Nash, and arranges a switch. Nash assumes Ernest's job as a bank ...

5. Club Dread

Club Dread (2004)
Club Dread poster Rating: 5.6/10 (22,952 votes)
Director: Jay Chandrasekhar
Writer: Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter, Erik Stolhanske
Stars: Elena Lyons, Dan Montgomery Jr., Tanja Reichert, Nat Faxon
Runtime: 104 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Released: 27 Feb 2004
Plot: When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort--a hedonistic island paradise for swingers--it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence...or at least hide it.

6. Glen or Glenda

Glen or Glenda (1953)
Glen or Glenda poster Rating: 4.1/10 (6,379 votes)
Director: Edward D. Wood Jr.
Writer: Edward D. Wood Jr. (story)
Stars: Bela Lugosi, Lyle Talbot, Timothy Farrell, Dolores Fuller
Runtime: 65 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Drama
Released: 01 Apr 1953
Plot: A psychiatrist tells two stories: one of a transvestite (Glen or Glenda), the other of a pseudohermaphrodite (Alan or Anne).

7. Jack Frost

Jack Frost (1997)
Jack Frost poster Rating: 4.5/10 (5,356 votes)
Director: Michael Cooney
Writer: Jeremy Paige (story), Michael Cooney (story), Michael Cooney
Stars: Scott MacDonald, Christopher Allport, Stephen Mendel, F. William Parker
Runtime: 89 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Released: 18 Nov 1997
Plot: A serial killer dies, comes back as a snowman, and wreacks havoc.

8. Mommie Dearest

Mommie Dearest (1981)
Mommie Dearest poster Rating: 6.6/10 (9,784 votes)
Director: Frank Perry
Writer: Christina Crawford (book), Frank Yablans (screenplay), Frank Perry (screenplay), Tracy Hotchner (screenplay), Robert Getchell (screenplay)
Stars: Faye Dunaway, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest, Howard Da Silva
Runtime: 129 min
Rated: R
Genre: Biography, Drama
Released: 18 Sep 1981
Plot: Mommie Dearest, best selling memoir, turned motion picture, depicts the abusive and traumatic adoptive upbringing of Christina Crawford at the hands of her mother...screen queen Joan Crawford.

9. Soul Plane

Soul Plane (2004)
Soul Plane poster Rating: 4.3/10 (17,189 votes)
Director: Jessy Terrero
Writer: Bo Zenga, Chuck Wilson
Stars: Tom Arnold, Kevin Hart, Method Man, Snoop Dogg
Runtime: 86 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy
Released: 28 May 2004
Plot: Things get raucously funny aboard the maiden flight of a black-owned airline, thanks to some last-minute passenger additions.

10. Glitter

Glitter (2001)
Glitter poster Rating: 2.1/10 (18,936 votes)
Director: Vondie Curtis-Hall
Writer: Cheryl L. West (story), Kate Lanier (screenplay)
Stars: Mariah Carey, Max Beesley, Da Brat, Tia Texada
Runtime: 104 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Released: 21 Sep 2001
Plot: A young singer dates a disc jockey who helps her get into the music business, but their relationship become complicated as she ascends to super stardom.

 

Top 10 Roger Corman Productions

1. Death Race 2000

Death Race 2000 (1975)
Death Race 2000 poster Rating: 6.2/10 (18,945 votes)
Director: Paul Bartel
Writer: Robert Thom (screenplay), Charles B. Griffith (screenplay), Ib Melchior (story)
Stars: David Carradine, Simone Griffeth, Sylvester Stallone, Mary Woronov
Runtime: 80 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Released: 27 Apr 1975
Plot: 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.

2. Rock ‘n’ Roll High School

Rock 'n' Roll High School (1979)
Rock 'n' Roll High School poster Rating: 6.8/10 (6,616 votes)
Director: Allan Arkush, Joe Dante
Writer: Richard Whitley (screenplay), Russ Dvonch (screenplay), Joseph McBride (screenplay), Allan Arkush (story), Joe Dante (story)
Stars: P.J. Soles, Vincent Van Patten, Clint Howard, Dey Young
Runtime: 93 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Music
Released: 24 Aug 1979
Plot: A group of rock-music-loving students, with the help of the Ramones, take over their school to combat its newly installed oppressive administration.

3. The Pit and the Pendulum

Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Pit and the Pendulum poster Rating: 7.1/10 (8,346 votes)
Director: Roger Corman
Writer: Richard Matheson (screenplay), Edgar Allan Poe (story)
Stars: Vincent Price, John Kerr, Barbara Steele, Luana Anders
Runtime: 80 min
Rated: APPROVED
Genre: Horror
Released: 12 Aug 1961
Plot: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the brutest torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died ...

4. The Trip

The Trip (1967)
The Trip poster Rating: 6.1/10 (3,084 votes)
Director: Roger Corman
Writer: Jack Nicholson
Stars: Peter Fonda, Susan Strasberg, Bruce Dern, Dennis Hopper
Runtime: 85 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Drama
Released: 23 Aug 1967
Plot: Paul Groves (Peter Fonda), a television commercial director, is in the midst of a personality crisis. His wife Sally (Susan Strasberg) has left him and he seeks the help of his friend John ...

5. A Bucket of Blood

A Bucket of Blood (1959)
A Bucket of Blood poster Rating: 6.8/10 (3,742 votes)
Director: Roger Corman
Writer: Charles B. Griffith (screenplay)
Stars: Dick Miller, Barboura Morris, Antony Carbone, Julian Burton
Runtime: 66 min
Rated: UNRATED
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Released: 21 Oct 1959
Plot: A frustrated and talentless artist finds acclaim for a plaster covered dead cat that is mistaken as a skillful statuette. Soon the desire for more praise leads to an increasingly deadly series of works.

6. Caged Heat

Caged Heat (1974)
Caged Heat poster Rating: 5.4/10 (1,428 votes)
Director: Jonathan Demme
Writer: Jonathan Demme
Stars: Juanita Brown, Roberta Collins, Erica Gavin, Ella Reid
Runtime: 83 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Drama
Released: 14 Jun 1975
Plot: A girl is caught in a drug bust and sent to the hoosegow. The iron-handed superintendent takes exception to a skit performed by the girls and takes punitive steps, aided by the sadistic ...

7. Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto (1977)
Grand Theft Auto poster Rating: 5.4/10 (2,021 votes)
Director: Ron Howard
Writer: Rance Howard, Ron Howard
Stars: Ron Howard, Nancy Morgan, Elizabeth Rogers, Barry Cahill
Runtime: 84 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Released: 16 Jun 1977
Plot: A rich girl steals her dad's Rolls Royce and heads off to Las Vegas to get married. However, her angry parents, a jealous suitor, and a bunch of reward seekers are determined to stop her.

8. The Little Shop of Horrors

The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
The Little Shop of Horrors poster Rating: 6.3/10 (11,959 votes)
Director: Roger Corman, Charles B. Griffith, Mel Welles
Writer: Charles B. Griffith (screenplay)
Stars: Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles, Dick Miller
Runtime: 72 min
Rated: UNRATED
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Released: 05 Aug 1960
Plot: A clumsy young man nurtures a plant and discovers that it's carnivorous, forcing him to kill to feed it.

9. The Wild Angels

The Wild Angels (1966)
The Wild Angels poster Rating: 5.7/10 (1,688 votes)
Director: Roger Corman
Writer: Charles B. Griffith
Stars: Peter Fonda, Nancy Sinatra, Bruce Dern, Diane Ladd
Runtime: 93 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Released: 20 Jul 1966
Plot: Peter Fonda plays 'Heavenly Blues', the leader of Hell's Angels chapter from Venice, California while Bruce Dern plays 'Loser', his best pal. When they both botch their attempt to retrieve ...

10. Piranha

Piranha (1978)
Piranha poster Rating: 5.9/10 (13,213 votes)
Director: Joe Dante
Writer: Richard Robinson (story), John Sayles (story), John Sayles (screenplay)
Stars: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies-Urich, Kevin McCarthy, Keenan Wynn
Runtime: 94 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Released: 03 Aug 1978
Plot: When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.

 

Top 10 Double Features

1. Fitzcarraldo / Burden of Dreams

Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Fitzcarraldo poster Rating: 8.2/10 (20,251 votes)
Director: Werner Herzog
Writer: Werner Herzog
Stars: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes
Runtime: 158 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Released: 10 Oct 1982
Plot: The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.

Burden of Dreams (1982)
Burden of Dreams poster Rating: 8.0/10 (3,787 votes)
Director: Les Blank
Writer: Michael Goodwin (narration)
Stars: Werner Herzog, Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards
Runtime: 95 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Documentary
Released: 01 Oct 1982
Plot: A documentary on the chaotic production of Werner Herzog's epic Fitzcarraldo (1982), showing how the film managed to get made despite problems that would have floored a less obsessively ...

2. Princess Mononoke / My Neighbor Totoro

Princess Mononoke (1997)
Princess Mononoke poster Rating: 8.4/10 (197,336 votes)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Billy Crudup, Billy Bob Thornton, Minnie Driver, John DiMaggio
Runtime: 134 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Released: 12 Jul 1997
Plot: On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.

My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
My Neighbor Totoro poster Rating: 8.3/10 (147,817 votes)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Writer: Hayao Miyazaki
Stars: Chika Sakamoto, Hitoshi Takagi, Noriko Hidaka, Shigesato Itoi
Runtime: 86 min
Rated: G
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Released: 16 Apr 1988
Plot: When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wonderous forest spirits who live nearby.

3. North By Northwest / Rear Window

North by Northwest (1959)
North by Northwest poster Rating: 8.4/10 (202,613 votes)
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Ernest Lehman
Stars: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis
Runtime: 136 min
Rated: APPROVED
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Released: 26 Sep 1959
Plot: A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive.

Rear Window (1954)
Rear Window poster Rating: 8.5/10 (286,263 votes)
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: John Michael Hayes (screenplay), Cornell Woolrich (based on the short story by)
Stars: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter
Runtime: 112 min
Rated: APPROVED
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Released: N/A
Plot: A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

4. Vivre Sa Vie / Day for Night

Vivre Sa Vie (1962)
Vivre Sa Vie poster Rating: 8.1/10 (15,582 votes)
Director: Jean-Luc Godard
Writer: Marcel Sacotte (book), Jean-Luc Godard (story), Jean-Luc Godard, Marcel Sacotte (additional narrative)
Stars: Anna Karina, Sady Rebbot, André S. Labarthe, Guylaine Schlumberger
Runtime: 85 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Drama
Released: 20 Sep 1962
Plot: Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.

Day for Night (1973)
Day for Night poster Rating: 8.0/10 (13,391 votes)
Director: François Truffaut
Writer: François Truffaut (screenplay), Jean-Louis Richard (screenplay), Suzanne Schiffman (screenplay)
Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Valentina Cortese, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Dani
Runtime: 115 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Released: 07 Sep 1973
Plot: A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.

5. What About Bob? / Groundhog Day

What About Bob? (1991)
What About Bob? poster Rating: 7.0/10 (47,004 votes)
Director: Frank Oz
Writer: Alvin Sargent (story), Laura Ziskin (story), Tom Schulman (screenplay)
Stars: Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty, Charlie Korsmo
Runtime: 99 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy
Released: 17 May 1991
Plot: A successful psychotherapist loses his mind after one of his most dependent patients, a manipulative, obsessively compulsive narcissist, tracks him down during his family vacation.

Groundhog Day (1993)
Groundhog Day poster Rating: 8.1/10 (393,265 votes)
Director: Harold Ramis
Writer: Danny Rubin (screenplay), Harold Ramis (screenplay), Danny Rubin (story)
Stars: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott, Stephen Tobolowsky
Runtime: 101 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Released: 12 Feb 1993
Plot: A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again.

6. Eraserhead / El Topo

Eraserhead (1977)
Eraserhead poster Rating: 7.4/10 (62,539 votes)
Director: David Lynch
Writer: David Lynch
Stars: Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph, Jeanne Bates
Runtime: 89 min
Rated: UNRATED
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Released: 31 Dec 1978
Plot: Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.

El Topo (1970)
El Topo poster Rating: 7.5/10 (16,674 votes)
Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Writer: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, José Legarreta, Alfonso Arau
Runtime: 125 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Western
Released: 15 Apr 1971
Plot: A mysterious black-clad gunfighter wanders a mystical Western landscape encountering multiple bizarre characters.

7. The General / City Lights

The General (1926)
The General poster Rating: 8.3/10 (47,195 votes)
Director: Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton
Writer: Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman, Al Boasberg (adapted by), Charles Henry Smith (adapted by)
Stars: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley
Runtime: 67 min
Rated: UNRATED
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Released: 24 Feb 1927
Plot: When Union spies steal an engineer's beloved locomotive, he pursues it single-handedly and straight through enemy lines.

City Lights (1931)
City Lights poster Rating: 8.6/10 (95,221 votes)
Director: Charles Chaplin
Writer: Charles Chaplin
Stars: Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers, Al Ernest Garcia
Runtime: 87 min
Rated: PASSED
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Released: 07 Mar 1931
Plot: 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.

8. The Sting / Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

The Sting (1973)
The Sting poster Rating: 8.4/10 (159,192 votes)
Director: George Roy Hill
Writer: David S. Ward
Stars: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning
Runtime: 129 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Released: 26 Dec 1973
Plot: In Chicago in September 1936, a young con man seeking revenge for his murdered partner teams up with a master of the big con to win a fortune from a criminal banker.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid poster Rating: 8.1/10 (137,663 votes)
Director: George Roy Hill
Writer: William Goldman
Stars: Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin
Runtime: 110 min
Rated: M
Genre: Biography, Crime, Western
Released: 24 Oct 1969
Plot: Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close.

9. 2001: A Space Odyssey / Solaris

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
2001: A Space Odyssey poster Rating: 8.3/10 (381,946 votes)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Writer: Stanley Kubrick (screenplay), Arthur C. Clarke (screenplay)
Stars: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester, Daniel Richter
Runtime: 160 min
Rated: G
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi
Released: 15 May 1968
Plot: Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer H.A.L. 9000, sets off on a quest.

Solaris (1972)
Solaris poster Rating: 8.1/10 (48,560 votes)
Director: Andrei Tarkovsky
Writer: Stanislaw Lem (novel), Fridrikh Gorenshteyn (screenplay), Andrei Tarkovsky (screenplay)
Stars: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jüri Järvet, Vladislav Dvorzhetskiy
Runtime: 167 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Released: 20 Mar 1972
Plot: A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane.

10. A Christmas Story / A Christmas Story (again)

A Christmas Story (1983)
A Christmas Story poster Rating: 8.1/10 (99,600 votes)
Director: Bob Clark
Writer: Jean Shepherd (based on the novel "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash" by), Jean Shepherd (screenplay), Leigh Brown (screenplay), Bob Clark (screenplay)
Stars: Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Peter Billingsley, Scott Schwartz
Runtime: 94 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Family
Released: 18 Nov 1983
Plot: Ralphie has to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940s.

A Christmas Story (1983)
A Christmas Story poster Rating: 8.1/10 (99,600 votes)
Director: Bob Clark
Writer: Jean Shepherd (based on the novel "In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash" by), Jean Shepherd (screenplay), Leigh Brown (screenplay), Bob Clark (screenplay)
Stars: Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Peter Billingsley, Scott Schwartz
Runtime: 94 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Family
Released: 18 Nov 1983
Plot: Ralphie has to convince his parents, his teacher, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect gift for the 1940s.

 

Top 10 Rutger Hauer Movies

1. Blade Runner

Blade Runner (1982)
Blade Runner poster Rating: 8.2/10 (423,378 votes)
Director: Ridley Scott
Writer: Hampton Fancher (screenplay), David Webb Peoples (screenplay), Philip K. Dick (novel)
Stars: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos
Runtime: 117 min
Rated: R
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Released: 25 Jun 1982
Plot: A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator.

2. Surviving the Game

Surviving the Game (1994)
Surviving the Game poster Rating: 6.1/10 (7,880 votes)
Director: Ernest R. Dickerson
Writer: Eric Bernt
Stars: Ice-T, Rutger Hauer, Charles S. Dutton, Gary Busey
Runtime: 96 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Released: 15 Apr 1994
Plot: A homeless man is hired as a survival guide for a group of wealthy businessmen on a hunting trip in the mountains, unaware that they are killers who hunt humans for sport, and that he is their new prey.

3. The Hitcher

The Hitcher (1986)
The Hitcher poster Rating: 7.3/10 (32,259 votes)
Director: Robert Harmon
Writer: Eric Red
Stars: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn
Runtime: 97 min
Rated: R
Genre: Thriller
Released: 21 Feb 1986
Plot: A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped.

4. Ladyhawke

Ladyhawke (1985)
Ladyhawke poster Rating: 7.0/10 (31,180 votes)
Director: Richard Donner
Writer: Edward Khmara (screenplay), Michael Thomas (screenplay), Tom Mankiewicz (screenplay), Edward Khmara (story)
Stars: Matthew Broderick, Rutger Hauer, Michelle Pfeiffer, Leo McKern
Runtime: 121 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Released: 12 Apr 1985
Plot: Philipe Gastone, a thief, escapes from the dungeon at Aquila, sparking a manhunt. He is nearly captured when Captain Navarre befriends him. Navarre has been hunted by the Bishop's men for ...

5. Escape From Sobibor

Escape from Sobibor (1987)
Escape from Sobibor poster Rating: 7.5/10 (5,817 votes)
Director: Jack Gold
Writer: Thomas 'Toivi' Blatt (manuscript "From the Ashes of Sobibor"), Richard Rashke (book), Reginald Rose (teleplay), Stanislaw 'Shlomo' Szmajzner (book)
Stars: Alan Arkin, Joanna Pacula, Rutger Hauer, Hartmut Becker
Runtime: 143 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Drama, History, War
Released: 12 Apr 1987
Plot: During WWII, the death camp at Treblinka had an escape, causing the Commandant at a similar camp in Sobibor to vow that his camp would never experience the same thing. But those who were ...

6. Split Second

Split Second (1992)
Split Second poster Rating: 6.2/10 (7,766 votes)
Director: Tony Maylam
Writer: Gary Scott Thompson
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Kim Cattrall, Alastair Duncan, Michael J. Pollard
Runtime: 90 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror
Released: 01 May 1992
Plot: In a futuristic London, the rising sea levels mean that large areas are under feet of water. Hauer plays a cop who previously lost his partner to some strange creature. Now the creature is ...

7. Nighthawks

Nighthawks (1981)
Nighthawks poster Rating: 6.4/10 (11,689 votes)
Director: Bruce Malmuth, Gary Nelson
Writer: David Shaber (screenplay), David Shaber (story), Paul Sylbert (story)
Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Billy Dee Williams, Lindsay Wagner, Persis Khambatta
Runtime: 99 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Released: 04 Apr 1981
Plot: Conservative street cop DaSilva reluctantly agrees to terminate an international terrorist who has demanded media attention. But DaSilva's "at-home" tactics are very much put to the challenge.

8. Blind Fury

Blind Fury (1989)
Blind Fury poster Rating: 6.2/10 (9,758 votes)
Director: Phillip Noyce
Writer: Ryôzô Kasahara (earlier screenplay), Charles Robert Carner (screen story), Charles Robert Carner (screenplay)
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Terry O'Quinn, Brandon Call, Noble Willingham
Runtime: 86 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Released: 16 Mar 1990
Plot: A blind Vietnam vet, trained as a swordfighter, comes to America and helps to rescue the son of a fellow soldier.

9. Hobo With a Shotgun

Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)
Hobo with a Shotgun poster Rating: 6.1/10 (35,739 votes)
Director: Jason Eisener
Writer: John Davies
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Pasha Ebrahimi, Robb Wells, Brian Downey
Runtime: 86 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Released: 12 May 2011
Plot: A homeless vigilante blows away crooked cops, pedophile Santas, and other scumbags with his trusty pump-action shotgun.

10. Slow Burn (Wilder)

Slow Burn (2000)
Slow Burn poster Rating: 4.9/10 (345 votes)
Director: Rodney Gibbons
Writer: Terry Abrahamson
Stars: Pam Grier, Rutger Hauer, Romano Orzari, John Dunn-Hill
Runtime: 90 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Released: 13 May 2003
Plot: The murder of the ex-wife of Doctor Sam Charney (Rutger Hauer) leads Detective Della Wilder (Pam Grier) to uncover a series of women's murders somehow linked to a big pharmaceutical company.

 

Top 10 Horror Sequels

1. Bride of Frankenstein

Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Bride of Frankenstein poster Rating: 7.9/10 (29,782 votes)
Director: James Whale
Writer: Mary Shelley (suggested by: the original story written in 1816 by), William Hurlbut (adapted by), John L. Balderston (adapted by), William Hurlbut (screenplay)
Stars: Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson, Ernest Thesiger
Runtime: 75 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Released: 22 Apr 1935
Plot: Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein (goaded by an even madder scientist) builds his monster a mate.

2. Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead (1985)
Day of the Dead poster Rating: 7.2/10 (46,230 votes)
Director: George A. Romero
Writer: George A. Romero
Stars: Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato, Jarlath Conroy
Runtime: 96 min
Rated: UNRATED
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Released: 19 Jul 1985
Plot: A small group of military officers and scientists dwell in an underground bunker as the world above is overrun by zombies.

3. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors poster Rating: 6.5/10 (45,533 votes)
Director: Chuck Russell
Writer: Wes Craven (story), Bruce Wagner (story), Wes Craven (screenplay), Bruce Wagner (screenplay), Frank Darabont (screenplay), Chuck Russell (screenplay), Wes Craven (characters)
Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Craig Wasson, Patricia Arquette, Robert Englund
Runtime: 96 min
Rated: X
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Released: 27 Feb 1987
Plot: Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger - who stalks his victims in their dreams - learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back.

4. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter poster Rating: 5.9/10 (26,874 votes)
Director: Joseph Zito
Writer: Victor Miller (character creator), Ron Kurz (character creator), Martin Kitrosser (character creator), Carol Watson (character creator), Barney Cohen (screenplay), Bruce Hidemi Sakow (story)
Stars: Erich Anderson, Judie Aronson, Peter Barton, Kimberly Beck
Runtime: 91 min
Rated: R
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Released: 13 Apr 1984
Plot: After being mortally wounded and taken to the morgue, murderer Jason Voorhees spontaneously revives and embarks on a killing spree as he makes his way back to his home at Camp Crystal Lake.

5. Halloween II

Halloween II (1981)
Halloween II poster Rating: 6.5/10 (46,325 votes)
Director: Rick Rosenthal
Writer: John Carpenter, Debra Hill
Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Charles Cyphers, Jeffrey Kramer
Runtime: 92 min
Rated: R
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Released: 30 Oct 1981
Plot: While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her.

6. Hellbound: Hellraiser II

Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)
Hellbound: Hellraiser II poster Rating: 6.5/10 (27,849 votes)
Director: Tony Randel
Writer: Clive Barker (story), Peter Atkins (screenplay)
Stars: Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Kenneth Cranham, Imogen Boorman
Runtime: 97 min
Rated: R
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Released: 23 Dec 1988
Plot: Kirsty is brought to an institution after the death of her family, where the occult-obsessive head resurrects Julia and unleashes the Cenobites once again.

7. 28 Weeks Later

28 Weeks Later (2007)
28 Weeks Later poster Rating: 7.0/10 (197,128 votes)
Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
Writer: Rowan Joffe (screenplay), Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (screenplay), Enrique López Lavigne (screenplay), Jesús Olmo (screenplay)
Stars: Robert Carlyle, Rose Byrne, Jeremy Renner, Harold Perrineau
Runtime: 100 min
Rated: R
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Released: 11 May 2007
Plot: Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.

8. Inferno

Inferno (1980)
Inferno poster Rating: 6.7/10 (11,227 votes)
Director: Dario Argento
Writer: Dario Argento (story)
Stars: Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Daria Nicolodi
Runtime: 107 min
Rated: R
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Released: 02 Apr 1980
Plot: An American college student in Rome and his sister in New York investigate a series of killings in both locations where their resident addresses are the domain of two covens of witches.

9. Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead

Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994)
Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead poster Rating: 6.0/10 (5,207 votes)
Director: Don Coscarelli
Writer: Don Coscarelli
Stars: Reggie Bannister, A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Gloria Lynne Henry
Runtime: 91 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Released: 06 May 1994
Plot: Mike and Reggie continue to hunt the mysterious Tall Man.

10. The Exorcist III

The Exorcist III (1990)
The Exorcist III poster Rating: 6.3/10 (16,863 votes)
Director: William Peter Blatty
Writer: William Peter Blatty (screenplay), William Peter Blatty (novel)
Stars: George C. Scott, Ed Flanders, Brad Dourif, Jason Miller
Runtime: 110 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Released: 17 Aug 1990
Plot: A police lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased 'Gemini' serial killer, lead him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.

 

Top 10 Heart-Melters

1. Amélie

Amélie (2001)
Amélie poster Rating: 8.4/10 (481,311 votes)
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Writer: Guillaume Laurant (scenario), Jean-Pierre Jeunet (scenario), Guillaume Laurant (dialogue)
Stars: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta
Runtime: 122 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Released: 08 Feb 2002
Plot: Amelie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.

2. Brief Encounter

Brief Encounter (1945)
Brief Encounter poster Rating: 8.1/10 (24,301 votes)
Director: David Lean
Writer: N/A
Stars: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey
Runtime: 86 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Drama, Romance
Released: 24 Aug 1946
Plot: Meeting a stranger in a railway station, a woman is tempted to cheat on her husband.

3. Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Brokeback Mountain poster Rating: 7.7/10 (244,185 votes)
Director: Ang Lee
Writer: Annie Proulx (short story), Larry McMurtry (screenplay), Diana Ossana (screenplay)
Stars: Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Randy Quaid, Valerie Planche
Runtime: 134 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Romance
Released: 13 Jan 2006
Plot: The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys and their lives over the years.

4. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind poster Rating: 8.4/10 (601,910 votes)
Director: Michel Gondry
Writer: Charlie Kaufman (story), Michel Gondry (story), Pierre Bismuth (story), Charlie Kaufman (screenplay)
Stars: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Gerry Robert Byrne, Elijah Wood
Runtime: 108 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Released: 19 Mar 2004
Plot: When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.

5. Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday (1953)
Roman Holiday poster Rating: 8.1/10 (88,920 votes)
Director: William Wyler
Writer: Ian McLellan Hunter (screenplay), John Dighton (screenplay), Dalton Trumbo (screenplay), Dalton Trumbo (story)
Stars: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power
Runtime: 118 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Released: 02 Sep 1953
Plot: A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.

6. Up

Up (2009)
Up poster Rating: 8.3/10 (583,741 votes)
Director: Pete Docter, Bob Peterson
Writer: Pete Docter (story), Bob Peterson (story), Tom McCarthy (story), Bob Peterson (screenplay), Pete Docter (screenplay)
Stars: Edward Asner, Christopher Plummer, Jordan Nagai, Bob Peterson
Runtime: 96 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Released: 29 May 2009
Plot: Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.

7. Badlands

Badlands (1973)
Badlands poster Rating: 7.9/10 (42,969 votes)
Director: Terrence Malick
Writer: Terrence Malick
Stars: Martin Sheen, Sissy Spacek, Warren Oates, Ramon Bieri
Runtime: 94 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Crime, Drama
Released: 05 Jan 1974
Plot: An impressionable teen girl from a dead-end town and her older greaser boyfriend go on a killing spree in the South Dakota badlands.

8. Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (1974)
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul poster Rating: 8.1/10 (11,274 votes)
Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Writer: Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Stars: Brigitte Mira, El Hedi ben Salem, Irm Hermann, Elma Karlowa
Runtime: 94 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Drama, Romance
Released: 05 Jun 1974
Plot: An almost accidental romance is kindled between a German woman in her mid-sixties and a Moroccan migrant worker around twenty-five years younger. They abruptly decide to marry, appalling everyone around them.

9. Talk to Her

Talk to Her (2002)
Talk to Her poster Rating: 8.0/10 (81,945 votes)
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Writer: Pedro Almodóvar
Stars: Javier Cámara, Darío Grandinetti, Leonor Watling, Rosario Flores
Runtime: 112 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Released: 14 Feb 2003
Plot: Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.

10. Blue Is the Warmest Color

Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Blue Is the Warmest Color poster Rating: 7.9/10 (76,665 votes)
Director: Abdellatif Kechiche
Writer: Abdellatif Kechiche (scenario, adaptation and dialogue), Ghalia Lacroix (scenario, adaptation and dialogue), Julie Maroh (adapted from: the comic book "Le Bleu est une couleur chaude" by)
Stars: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Salim Kechiouche, Aurélien Recoing
Runtime: 179 min
Rated: NC-17
Genre: Drama, Romance
Released: 09 Oct 2013
Plot: Adele's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself and ultimately finds herself through love and loss.

 

Top 10 Kids Movies Not For Kids

1. Return to Oz

Return to Oz (1985)
Return to Oz poster Rating: 6.7/10 (18,425 votes)
Director: Walter Murch
Writer: L. Frank Baum (novels), Gill Dennis, Walter Murch
Stars: Fairuza Balk, Nicol Williamson, Jean Marsh, Piper Laurie
Runtime: 113 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Released: 21 Jun 1985
Plot: Dorothy, saved from a psychiatric experiment by a mysterious girl, is somehow called back to Oz when a vain witch and the Nome King destroy everything that makes the magical land beautiful.

2. Watership Down

Watership Down (1978)
Watership Down poster Rating: 7.7/10 (22,832 votes)
Director: Martin Rosen
Writer: Richard Adams (novel), Martin Rosen
Stars: John Hurt, Richard Briers, Michael Graham Cox, John Bennett
Runtime: 101 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Released: 01 Nov 1978
Plot: A group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face many dangers to find and protect their new home.

3. The Witches

The Witches (1990)
The Witches poster Rating: 6.8/10 (22,325 votes)
Director: Nicolas Roeg
Writer: Roald Dahl (book), Allan Scott (screenplay)
Stars: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson
Runtime: 91 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Released: 24 Aug 1990
Plot: A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.

4. Labyrinth

Labyrinth (1986)
Labyrinth poster Rating: 7.4/10 (84,486 votes)
Director: Jim Henson
Writer: Dennis Lee (story), Jim Henson (story), Terry Jones (screenplay)
Stars: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson
Runtime: 101 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Released: 27 Jun 1986
Plot: A selfish 16-year old girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King.

5. Gremlins

Gremlins (1984)
Gremlins poster Rating: 7.2/10 (127,064 votes)
Director: Joe Dante
Writer: Chris Columbus
Stars: Hoyt Axton, John Louie, Keye Luke, Don Steele
Runtime: 106 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Released: 08 Jun 1984
Plot: A boy inadvertantly breaks 3 important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.

6. The Dark Crystal

The Dark Crystal (1982)
The Dark Crystal poster Rating: 7.2/10 (38,616 votes)
Director: Jim Henson, Frank Oz
Writer: David Odell (screenplay), Jim Henson (story)
Stars: Jim Henson, Kathryn Mullen, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz
Runtime: 93 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Released: 17 Dec 1982
Plot: On another planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, and so restore order to his world.

7. Pinocchio

Pinocchio (1940)
Pinocchio poster Rating: 7.5/10 (80,100 votes)
Director: Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen
Writer: Carlo Collodi (from the story by), Ted Sears (story), Otto Englander (story), Webb Smith (story), William Cottrell (story), Joseph Sabo (story), Erdman Penner (story), Aurelius Battaglia (story)
Stars: Mel Blanc, Don Brodie, Walter Catlett, Marion Darlington
Runtime: 88 min
Rated: APPROVED
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Released: 23 Feb 1940
Plot: A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.

8. Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit poster Rating: 7.7/10 (127,268 votes)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writer: Gary K. Wolf (novel), Jeffrey Price (screenplay), Peter S. Seaman (screenplay)
Stars: Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, Joanna Cassidy, Charles Fleischer
Runtime: 104 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime
Released: 22 Jun 1988
Plot: A toon hating detective is a cartoon rabbit's only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.

9. Howard the Duck

Howard the Duck (1986)
Howard the Duck poster Rating: 4.5/10 (31,472 votes)
Director: Willard Huyck
Writer: Steve Gerber (Marvel comics character: Howard the Duck), Willard Huyck, Gloria Katz
Stars: Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins, Ed Gale
Runtime: 110 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Released: 01 Aug 1986
Plot: A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop an alien invader.

10. Something Wicked This Way Comes

Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)
Something Wicked This Way Comes poster Rating: 6.8/10 (5,990 votes)
Director: Jack Clayton
Writer: Ray Bradbury (screenplay), Ray Bradbury (novel)
Stars: Jason Robards, Jonathan Pryce, Diane Ladd, Royal Dano
Runtime: 95 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Released: 29 Apr 1983
Plot: In a small American town, a diabolical circus and its demonic proprietor prey on the townsfolk.

 

Top 10 Movies Starring Dogs

1. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey

Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey poster Rating: 6.9/10 (30,629 votes)
Director: Duwayne Dunham
Writer: Sheila Burnford (novel), Caroline Thompson (screenplay), Linda Woolverton (screenplay)
Stars: Don Alder, Ed Bernard, Kevin Chevalia, Anne Christianson
Runtime: 84 min
Rated: G
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Released: 12 Feb 1993
Plot: Three pets escape from a California ranch to find their owners in San Francisco.

2. Eight Below

Eight Below (2006)
Eight Below poster Rating: 7.3/10 (45,086 votes)
Director: Frank Marshall
Writer: David DiGilio (screenplay), Toshirô Ishidô (film Nankyoku Monogatari), Koreyoshi Kurahara (film Nankyoku Monogatari), Tatsuo Nogami (film Nankyoku Monogatari), Susumu Saji (film Nankyoku Monogatari)
Stars: Paul Walker, Bruce Greenwood, Moon Bloodgood, Wendy Crewson
Runtime: 120 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Released: 17 Feb 2006
Plot: Brutal cold forces two Antarctic explorers to leave their team of sled dogs behind as they fend for their survival.

3. Benji

Benji (1974)
Benji poster Rating: 6.1/10 (3,256 votes)
Director: Joe Camp
Writer: Joe Camp
Stars: Patsy Garrett, Allen Fiuzat, Cynthia Smith, Peter Breck
Runtime: 86 min
Rated: G
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Released: 17 Oct 1974
Plot: A stray dog saves two kidnapped children.

4. My Dog Skip

My Dog Skip (2000)
My Dog Skip poster Rating: 7.0/10 (16,041 votes)
Director: Jay Russell
Writer: Willie Morris (book), Gail Gilchriest (screenplay)
Stars: Frankie Muniz, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson, Kevin Bacon
Runtime: 95 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Released: 03 Mar 2000
Plot: A shy boy grows up in 1940s Mississippi with the help of his beloved dog, Skip.

5. Turner & Hooch

Turner & Hooch (1989)
Turner & Hooch poster Rating: 6.0/10 (43,848 votes)
Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Writer: Dennis Shryack (story), Michael Blodgett (story), Dennis Shryack (screenplay), Michael Blodgett (screenplay), Daniel Petrie Jr. (screenplay), Jim Cash (screenplay), Jack Epps Jr. (screenplay)
Stars: Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham, Craig T. Nelson, Reginald VelJohnson
Runtime: 97 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Released: 28 Jul 1989
Plot: A detective must adopt the dog of a dead man to help him find the murderer.

6. White Fang

White Fang (1991)
White Fang poster Rating: 6.6/10 (14,953 votes)
Director: Randal Kleiser
Writer: Jack London (novel), Jeanne Rosenberg (screenplay), Nick Thiel (screenplay), David Fallon (screenplay)
Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Ethan Hawke, Seymour Cassel, Susan Hogan
Runtime: 107 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Released: 18 Jan 1991
Plot: Jack London's classic adventure story about the friendship developed between a Yukon gold hunter and the mixed dog-wolf he rescues from the hands of a man who mistreats him.

7. The Adventures of Milo and Otis

The Adventures of Milo and Otis (1986)
The Adventures of Milo and Otis poster Rating: 7.2/10 (8,096 votes)
Director: Masanori Hata
Writer: Masanori Hata (story), Mark Saltzman (screenplay)
Stars: Kyôko Koizumi, Søren Kragh-Jacobsen, Milo, Dudley Moore
Runtime: 76 min
Rated: G
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Released: 25 Aug 1989
Plot: The adventures of a young cat and a dog as they find themselves accidentally separated and each swept into a hazardous trek.

8. Marley & Me

Marley & Me (2008)
Marley & Me poster Rating: 7.1/10 (109,013 votes)
Director: David Frankel
Writer: Scott Frank (screenplay), Don Roos (screenplay), John Grogan (book)
Stars: Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, Kathleen Turner
Runtime: 115 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Released: 25 Dec 2008
Plot: A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog.

9. Cujo

Cujo (1983)
Cujo poster Rating: 6.0/10 (24,308 votes)
Director: Lewis Teague
Writer: Stephen King (novel), Don Carlos Dunaway, Lauren Currier
Stars: Dee Wallace, Danny Pintauro, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Christopher Stone
Runtime: 93 min
Rated: R
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Released: 12 Aug 1983
Plot: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.

10. Air Bud

Air Bud (1997)
Air Bud poster Rating: 5.1/10 (12,144 votes)
Director: Charles Martin Smith
Writer: Kevin DiCicco (character "Air Bud"), Paul Tamasy, Aaron Mendelsohn
Stars: Michael Jeter, Kevin Zegers, Wendy Makkena, Bill Cobbs
Runtime: 98 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Released: 01 Aug 1997
Plot: A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his ...

 

Top 10 Director Documentaries

1. Bergman Island

Bergman Island (2004)
Bergman Island poster Rating: 7.9/10 (564 votes)
Director: Marie Nyreröd
Writer: N/A
Stars: Ingmar Bergman, Erland Josephson, Marie Nyreröd
Runtime: 85 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Documentary
Released: 08 Apr 2004
Plot: All three documentaries is mainly shot in the home of Ingmar Bergman. This is the first time ever that a film maker has access to Ingmar Bergman in his home at the small island Fårö in the ...

2. Fellini: I’m a Born Liar

Fellini: I'm a Born Liar (2002)
Fellini: I'm a Born Liar poster Rating: 7.2/10 (690 votes)
Director: Damian Pettigrew
Writer: Damian Pettigrew (scenario), Olivier Gal (scenario)
Stars: Roberto Benigni, Luigi 'Titta' Benzi, Italo Calvino, Dante Ferretti
Runtime: 105 min
Rated: R
Genre: Documentary, Biography
Released: 02 Apr 2003
Plot: A look at Fellini's creative process. In extensive interviews, Fellini talks a bit about his background and then discusses how he works and how he creates. Several actors, a producer, a ...

3. Directed by John Ford

Directed by John Ford (1971)
Directed by John Ford poster Rating: 7.8/10 (685 votes)
Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Writer: Peter Bogdanovich
Stars: Orson Welles, Ward Bond, Harry Carey, Katharine Hepburn
Runtime: 99 min
Rated: UNRATED
Genre: Documentary, Biography
Released: 06 Oct 1971
Plot: A documentary on the life and films of director John Ford.

4. A Letter to Elia

A Letter to Elia (2010)
A Letter to Elia poster Rating: 7.7/10 (554 votes)
Director: Kent Jones, Martin Scorsese
Writer: Kent Jones, Martin Scorsese
Stars: Martin Scorsese, Elia Kazan, Elias Koteas
Runtime: 60 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Documentary
Released: 04 Oct 2010
Plot: A documentary on the late Elia Kazan.

5. Woody Allen: A Documentary

Woody Allen: A Documentary (2012)
Woody Allen: A Documentary poster Rating: 7.7/10 (3,478 votes)
Director: Robert B. Weide
Writer: Robert B. Weide
Stars: Woody Allen, Letty Aronson, Marshall Brickman, Josh Brolin
Runtime: 113 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Documentary, Biography
Released: 30 May 2012
Plot: Iconic writer, director, actor, comedian, and musician Woody Allen allowed his life and creative process to be documented on-camera for the first time. With this unprecedented access, ...

6. Two in the Wave

Two in the Wave (2010)
Two in the Wave poster Rating: 6.7/10 (595 votes)
Director: Emmanuel Laurent
Writer: Antoine de Baecque
Stars: Isild Le Besco, Anouk Aimée, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Charles Aznavour
Runtime: 91 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Documentary
Released: 19 May 2010
Plot: Two in the Wave is the story of a friendship. Jean-Luc Godard was born in 1930; Francois Truffaut two years later. Love of movies brings them together. They write in the same magazines, ...

7. Toyko-Ga

Tokyo-Ga (1985)
Tokyo-Ga poster Rating: 7.3/10 (1,440 votes)
Director: Wim Wenders
Writer: Wim Wenders
Stars: Chishû Ryû, Werner Herzog, Yûharu Atsuta
Runtime: 92 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Documentary
Released: 26 Apr 1985
Plot: Moved by the work of director Yasujirô Ozu, Wim Wenders travels to Japan in search of the Tokyo seen in Ozu's films.

8. In the Mirror of Maya Deren

In the Mirror of Maya Deren (2002)
In the Mirror of Maya Deren poster Rating: 7.2/10 (245 votes)
Director: Martina Kudlácek
Writer: Martina Kudlácek
Stars: Miriam Arsham, Stan Brakhage, Chao Li Chi, Rita Christiani
Runtime: 103 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Documentary, Biography
Released: 15 Mar 2002
Plot: Documentary about the life of avant-garde filmmaker Maya Deren, who led the independent film movement of the 1940s.

9. Lightning Over Water

Lightning Over Water (1980)
Lightning Over Water poster Rating: 6.7/10 (896 votes)
Director: Nicholas Ray, Wim Wenders
Writer: Nicholas Ray, Wim Wenders
Stars: Gerry Bamman, Ronee Blakley, Pierre Cottrell, Stefan Czapsky
Runtime: 91 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Documentary, Drama
Released: 23 Nov 1984
Plot: Director Nicholas Ray is eager to complete a final film before his imminent death from cancer. Wim Wenders is working on his own film Hammett (1982) in Hollywood, but flies to New York to ...

10. The Typewriter, the Rifle & the Movie Camera

The Typewriter, the Rifle & the Movie Camera (1996)
The Typewriter, the Rifle & the Movie Camera poster Rating: 7.5/10 (270 votes)
Director: Adam Simon
Writer: Adam Simon
Stars: Samuel Fuller, Tim Robbins, Jim Jarmusch, Martin Scorsese
Runtime: 55 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Documentary, Biography
Released: 28 Jun 1996
Plot: In a documentary about Samuel Fuller, the spectator gets different impressions about the Hollywood director and his films. The film is divided into the three sections: The Typewriter, the ...

 

 

Bottom 10 Outlandishly Sexist Movies

10. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom poster Rating: 7.6/10 (296,151 votes)
Director: Steven Spielberg
Writer: Willard Huyck (screenplay), Gloria Katz (screenplay), George Lucas (story)
Stars: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri
Runtime: 118 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Action, Adventure
Released: 23 May 1984
Plot: After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

9. 88 Minutes

88 Minutes (2007)
88 Minutes poster Rating: 5.9/10 (62,901 votes)
Director: Jon Avnet
Writer: Gary Scott Thompson
Stars: Al Pacino, Alicia Witt, Leelee Sobieski, Amy Brenneman
Runtime: 108 min
Rated: R
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Released: 18 Apr 2008
Plot: On the day that a serial killer that he helped put away is supposed to be executed, a noted forensic psychologist and college professor receives a call informing him that he has 88 minutes left to live.

8. Revenge of the Nerds

Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
Revenge of the Nerds poster Rating: 6.6/10 (37,446 votes)
Director: Jeff Kanew
Writer: Tim Metcalfe (story), Miguel Tejada-Flores (story), Steve Zacharias (story), Jeff Buhai (story), Steve Zacharias (screenplay), Jeff Buhai (screenplay)
Stars: Robert Carradine, Anthony Edwards, Timothy Busfield, Andrew Cassese
Runtime: 90 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy
Released: 10 Aug 1984
Plot: At a big campus, a group of bullied outcasts and misfits resolve to fight back for their peace and self respect.

7. The Killer Inside Me

The Killer Inside Me (2010)
The Killer Inside Me poster Rating: 6.1/10 (27,201 votes)
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Writer: John Curran, Jim Thompson (novel)
Stars: Casey Affleck, Kate Hudson, Jessica Alba, Ned Beatty
Runtime: 109 min
Rated: R
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Released: 08 Jun 2010
Plot: A West Texas deputy sheriff is slowly unmasked as a psychotic killer.

6. How to Marry a Millionaire

How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
How to Marry a Millionaire poster Rating: 7.0/10 (13,952 votes)
Director: Jean Negulesco
Writer: Nunnally Johnson (screen play), Zoe Akins (plays), Dale Eunson (plays), Katherine Albert (plays)
Stars: Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall, David Wayne
Runtime: 95 min
Rated: APPROVED
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Released: 05 Nov 1953
Plot: Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.

5. My Super Ex-Girlfriend

My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)
My Super Ex-Girlfriend poster Rating: 5.1/10 (51,757 votes)
Director: Ivan Reitman
Writer: Don Payne
Stars: Uma Thurman, Luke Wilson, Anna Faris, Rainn Wilson
Runtime: 95 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Released: 21 Jul 2006
Plot: When a regular guy dumps a superhero for her neediness, she uses her powers to make his life a living hell.

4. Bridget Jones’s Diary

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Bridget Jones's Diary poster Rating: 6.7/10 (157,342 votes)
Director: Sharon Maguire
Writer: Helen Fielding (novel), Helen Fielding (screenplay), Andrew Davies (screenplay), Richard Curtis (screenplay)
Stars: Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Celia Imrie, James Faulkner
Runtime: 97 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Released: 13 Apr 2001
Plot: A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.

3. Sex and the City 2

Sex and the City 2 (2010)
Sex and the City 2 poster Rating: 4.2/10 (55,160 votes)
Director: Michael Patrick King
Writer: Michael Patrick King, Candace Bushnell (characters from the book by), Darren Star (television series creator)
Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, Kim Cattrall
Runtime: 146 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Released: 27 May 2010
Plot: While wrestling with the pressures of life, love, and work in Manhattan, Carrie, Miranda, and Charlotte join Samantha for a trip to Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), where Samantha's ex is filming a new movie.

2. She Hate Me

She Hate Me (2004)
She Hate Me poster Rating: 5.3/10 (6,208 votes)
Director: Spike Lee
Writer: Michael Genet (story), Michael Genet (screenplay), Spike Lee (screenplay)
Stars: Anthony Mackie, Kerry Washington, Ellen Barkin, Monica Bellucci
Runtime: 138 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Released: 30 Jul 2004
Plot: Fired from his job for exposing corrupt business practices, a former biotech executive turns to impregnating wealthy lesbians for profit.

1. I Spit on Your Grave

I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
I Spit on Your Grave poster Rating: N/A/10 (N/A votes)
Director: Meir Zarchi
Writer: Meir Zarchi
Stars: Camille Keaton, Eron Tabor, Richard Pace, Anthony Nichols
Runtime: 101 min
Rated: X
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Released: 22 Nov 1978
Plot: An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.

 

Bottom 10 Comic Book Movies

10. Spider-Man 3

Spider-Man 3 (2007)
Spider-Man 3 poster Rating: 6.2/10 (343,455 votes)
Director: Sam Raimi
Writer: Sam Raimi (screenplay), Ivan Raimi (screenplay), Alvin Sargent (screenplay), Sam Raimi (screen story), Ivan Raimi (screen story), Stan Lee (Marvel comic book), Steve Ditko (Marvel comic book)
Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Thomas Haden Church
Runtime: 139 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Adventure
Released: 04 May 2007
Plot: A strange black entity from another world bonds with Peter Parker and causes inner turmoil as he contends with new villains, temptations, and revenge.

9. Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four (2005)
Fantastic Four poster Rating: 5.7/10 (250,168 votes)
Director: Tim Story
Writer: Mark Frost, Michael France, Stan Lee (Marvel comic book), Jack Kirby (Marvel comic book)
Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis
Runtime: 106 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Released: 08 Jul 2005
Plot: A group of astronauts gain superpowers after a cosmic radiation exposure and must use them to oppose the plans of their enemy, Doctor Victor Von Doom.

8. Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four (2015)
Fantastic Four poster Rating: 4.1/10 (55,529 votes)
Director: Josh Trank
Writer: Jeremy Slater (screenplay), Simon Kinberg (screenplay), Josh Trank (screenplay), Stan Lee (Marvel comic book), Jack Kirby (Marvel comic book)
Stars: Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell
Runtime: 100 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Released: 07 Aug 2015
Plot: Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways. The four must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

7. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen poster Rating: 5.8/10 (132,898 votes)
Director: Stephen Norrington
Writer: Alan Moore (comic books), Kevin O'Neill (comic books), James Robinson (screenplay)
Stars: Sean Connery, Naseeruddin Shah, Peta Wilson, Tony Curran
Runtime: 110 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Released: 11 Jul 2003
Plot: In an alternate Victorian Age world, a group of famous contemporary fantasy, SF and adventure characters team up on a secret mission.

6. Batman & Robin

Batman & Robin (1997)
Batman & Robin poster Rating: 3.7/10 (177,480 votes)
Director: Joel Schumacher
Writer: Bob Kane (Batman characters), Akiva Goldsman
Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell, Uma Thurman
Runtime: 125 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action
Released: 20 Jun 1997
Plot: Batman & Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City.

5. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace poster Rating: 3.7/10 (31,216 votes)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
Writer: Joe Shuster (character created by: Superman), Jerry Siegel (character created by: Superman), Christopher Reeve (story), Lawrence Konner (story), Mark Rosenthal (story), Lawrence Konner (screenplay), Mark Rosenthal (screenplay)
Stars: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Jackie Cooper, Marc McClure
Runtime: 134 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Released: 24 Jul 1987
Plot: The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.

4. Green Lantern

Green Lantern (2011)
Green Lantern poster Rating: 5.7/10 (206,907 votes)
Director: Martin Campbell
Writer: Greg Berlanti (screenplay), Michael Green (screenplay), Marc Guggenheim (screenplay), Michael Goldenberg (screenplay), Greg Berlanti (screen story), Michael Green (screen story), Marc Guggenheim (screen story)
Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong
Runtime: 114 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Adventure, Romance
Released: 17 Jun 2011
Plot: Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps.

3. Jonah Hex

Jonah Hex (2010)
Jonah Hex poster Rating: 4.6/10 (42,698 votes)
Director: Jimmy Hayward
Writer: Mark Neveldine (screenplay), Brian Taylor (screenplay), William Farmer (story), Mark Neveldine (story), Brian Taylor (story), John Albano (characters appearing in magazines published by DC Comics), Tony DeZuniga (characters appearing in magazines published by DC Comics)
Stars: Josh Brolin, John Malkovich, Megan Fox, Michael Fassbender
Runtime: 81 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Released: 18 Jun 2010
Plot: The U.S. military makes a scarred bounty hunter with warrants on his own head an offer he cannot refuse: in exchange for his freedom, he must stop a terrorist who is ready to unleash Hell on Earth.

2. Ghost Rider

Ghost Rider (2007)
Ghost Rider poster Rating: 5.2/10 (170,140 votes)
Director: Mark Steven Johnson
Writer: Mark Steven Johnson (screenplay), Mark Steven Johnson (screen story)
Stars: Matt Long, Raquel Alessi, Brett Cullen, Peter Fonda
Runtime: 114 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Thriller
Released: 16 Feb 2007
Plot: Stunt motorcyclist Johnny Blaze gives up his soul to become a hellblazing vigilante, to fight against power hungry Blackheart, the son of the devil himself.

1. Catwoman

Catwoman (2004)
Catwoman poster Rating: 3.3/10 (81,721 votes)
Director: Pitof
Writer: Bob Kane (characters), Theresa Rebeck (story), John D. Brancato (story), Michael Ferris (story), John D. Brancato (screenplay), Michael Ferris (screenplay), John Rogers (screenplay)
Stars: Halle Berry, Benjamin Bratt, Sharon Stone, Lambert Wilson
Runtime: 104 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action
Released: 23 Jul 2004
Plot: A shy woman, endowed with the speed, reflexes, and senses of a cat, walks a thin line between criminal and hero, even as a detective doggedly pursues her, fascinated by both of her personas.

 

Bottom 10 Movies By Great Directors

10. The Ladykillers

The Ladykillers (2004)
The Ladykillers poster Rating: 6.2/10 (78,646 votes)
Director: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Writer: Joel Coen (screenplay), Ethan Coen (screenplay), William Rose (movie "The Ladykillers")
Stars: Tom Hanks, Irma P. Hall, Marlon Wayans, J.K. Simmons
Runtime: 104 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Released: 26 Mar 2004
Plot: An eccentric, if not charming Southern professor and his crew pose as a classical ensemble in order to rob a casino, all under the nose of his unsuspecting but sharp old landlady.

9. Pirates

Pirates (1986)
Pirates poster Rating: 6.1/10 (5,774 votes)
Director: Roman Polanski
Writer: John Brownjohn (screenplay), Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski
Stars: Walter Matthau, Cris Campion, Damien Thomas, Olu Jacobs
Runtime: 121 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Released: 18 Jul 1986
Plot: The adventures of pirate Captain Red and his first mate Frog.

8. Blackhat

Blackhat (2015)
Blackhat poster Rating: 5.4/10 (29,390 votes)
Director: Michael Mann
Writer: Morgan Davis Foehl
Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Leehom Wang, Wei Tang, Viola Davis
Runtime: 133 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Released: 16 Jan 2015
Plot: A furloughed convict and his American and Chinese partners hunt a high-level cybercrime network from Chicago to Los Angeles to Hong Kong to Jakarta.

7. The Family

The Family (2013)
The Family poster Rating: 6.3/10 (79,774 votes)
Director: Luc Besson
Writer: Luc Besson (screenplay), Michael Caleo (screenplay), Tonino Benacquista (based on the book by)
Stars: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron, John D'Leo
Runtime: 111 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Released: 13 Sep 2013
Plot: The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard.

6. Topaz

Topaz (1969)
Topaz poster Rating: 6.3/10 (11,942 votes)
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Writer: Leon Uris (from the novel by), Samuel A. Taylor (screenplay)
Stars: Frederick Stafford, Dany Robin, John Vernon, Karin Dor
Runtime: 143 min
Rated: M
Genre: Thriller
Released: 19 Dec 1969
Plot: A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.

5. Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows (2012)
Dark Shadows poster Rating: 6.2/10 (184,595 votes)
Director: Tim Burton
Writer: Seth Grahame-Smith (screenplay), John August (story), Seth Grahame-Smith (story), Dan Curtis (television series)
Stars: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green
Runtime: 113 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Released: 11 May 2012
Plot: An imprisoned vampire, Barnabas Collins, is set free and returns to his ancestral home, where his dysfunctional descendants are in need of his protection.

4. The Counselor

The Counselor (2013)
The Counselor poster Rating: 5.4/10 (73,865 votes)
Director: Ridley Scott
Writer: Cormac McCarthy
Stars: Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem
Runtime: 117 min
Rated: R
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Released: 25 Oct 2013
Plot: A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking.

3. Scoop

Scoop (2006)
Scoop poster Rating: 6.7/10 (62,247 votes)
Director: Woody Allen
Writer: Woody Allen
Stars: Jim Dunk, Robert Bathurst, Geoff Bell, Christopher Fulford
Runtime: 96 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Released: 28 Jul 2006
Plot: An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.

2. Jack

Jack (1996)
Jack poster Rating: 5.7/10 (44,161 votes)
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Writer: James DeMonaco, Gary Nadeau
Stars: Robin Williams, Diane Lane, Brian Kerwin, Jennifer Lopez
Runtime: 113 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Released: 09 Aug 1996
Plot: Because of an unusual aging disorder that has aged him four times faster than a normal human being, a boy enters the fifth grade for the first time with the appearance of a 40 year old man.

1. Mission to Mars

Mission to Mars (2000)
Mission to Mars poster Rating: 5.5/10 (57,529 votes)
Director: Brian De Palma
Writer: Lowell Cannon (story), Jim Thomas (story), John Thomas (story), Jim Thomas (screenplay), John Thomas (screenplay), Graham Yost (screenplay)
Stars: Gary Sinise, Tim Robbins, Don Cheadle, Connie Nielsen
Runtime: 114 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Released: 10 Mar 2000
Plot: When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster after reporting a unidentified structure, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors.

 

Bottom 10 Sports Movies

10. Rocky V

Rocky V (1990)
Rocky V poster Rating: 5.1/10 (79,840 votes)
Director: John G. Avildsen
Writer: Sylvester Stallone
Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Sage Stallone
Runtime: 104 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Sport
Released: 16 Nov 1990
Plot: Reluctantly retired from boxing and back from riches to rags, Rocky takes on a new protege who betrays him; As the champ's son must adjust to his family's new life after bankruptcy.

9. D3: The Mighty Ducks

D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996)
D3: The Mighty Ducks poster Rating: 5.2/10 (17,780 votes)
Director: Robert Lieberman
Writer: Steven Brill (characters), Kenneth Johnson (story), Jim Burnstein (story), Steven Brill (screenplay), Jim Burnstein (screenplay)
Stars: Emilio Estevez, Jeffrey Nordling, David Selby, Heidi Kling
Runtime: 104 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Released: 04 Oct 1996
Plot: The unruly team of hockey misfits grows up a bit and receives scholarships to a prestigious prep school, where they take on the snotty varsity team.

8. Caddyshack II

Caddyshack II (1988)
Caddyshack II poster Rating: 3.6/10 (12,052 votes)
Director: Allan Arkush
Writer: Brian Doyle-Murray (characters), Harold Ramis (characters), Douglas Kenney (characters), Harold Ramis, Pj Torokvei
Stars: Jackie Mason, Robert Stack, Dyan Cannon, Dina Merrill
Runtime: 98 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Released: 22 Jul 1988
Plot: When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.

7. The Ringer

The Ringer (2005)
The Ringer poster Rating: 5.8/10 (30,409 votes)
Director: Barry W. Blaustein
Writer: Ricky Blitt
Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Brian Cox, Katherine Heigl, Jed Rees
Runtime: 94 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Released: 23 Dec 2005
Plot: A young guy's only option to erase a really bad debt is to rig the Special Olympics by posing as a contestant.

6. The Benchwarmers

The Benchwarmers (2006)
The Benchwarmers poster Rating: 5.6/10 (38,267 votes)
Director: Dennis Dugan
Writer: Allen Covert, Nick Swardson
Stars: Rob Schneider, David Spade, Jon Heder, Jon Lovitz
Runtime: 80 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Released: 07 Apr 2006
Plot: A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard children baseball squads.

5. Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice

Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice (2002)
Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice poster Rating: 4.4/10 (2,022 votes)
Director: Steve Boyum
Writer: Broderick Miller, Nancy Dowd (characters)
Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Jessica Steen, Gary Busey, David Hemmings
Runtime: 96 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Released: 26 Mar 2002
Plot: With the original Hanson Brothers still on the same minor league ice hockey team, the Chiefs are sold to a new owner who gives them a female coach and puts them in a league in which they ...

4. MVP: Most Valuable Primate

MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000)
MVP: Most Valuable Primate poster Rating: 3.7/10 (1,668 votes)
Director: Robert Vince
Writer: Anne Vince, Robert Vince
Stars: Bernie, Louie, Mac, Russell Ferrier
Runtime: 93 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Released: 20 Oct 2000
Plot: Jack is a three-year-old chimpanzee who has been the subject of a long-term experiment by Dr. Kendall, a researcher who been teaching Jack to communicate through sign language. Jack, ...

3. Crossover

Crossover (2006)
Crossover poster Rating: 2.0/10 (8,661 votes)
Director: Preston A. Whitmore II
Writer: Preston A. Whitmore II
Stars: Anthony Mackie, Wesley Jonathan, Eva Marcille, Wayne Brady
Runtime: 95 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Sport
Released: 01 Sep 2006
Plot: A naturally talented basketball player, Noah Cruise is determined to become a doctor using his basketball scholarship to UCLA pre-med, rather than succumb to the lure of former sports agent...

2. Major League: Back to the Minors

Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)
Major League: Back to the Minors poster Rating: 4.4/10 (5,445 votes)
Director: John Warren
Writer: David S. Ward (characters), John Warren
Stars: Scott Bakula, Corbin Bernsen, Dennis Haysbert, Takaaki Ishibashi
Runtime: 100 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Released: 17 Apr 1998
Plot: Aging minor league pitcher Gus Cantrell is planning to retire, but then Roger recruits Gus to be the manager of the South Carolina Buzz, the Twins AAA minor league team. Gus's mission is to...

1. Ed

Ed (1996)
Ed poster Rating: 2.6/10 (6,761 votes)
Director: Bill Couturié
Writer: Ken Richards (story), Janus Cercone (story), David M. Evans (screenplay)
Stars: Matt LeBlanc, Gene Ross, Paul Hewitt, Sage Allen
Runtime: 94 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Released: 15 Mar 1996
Plot: A trained chimpanzee plays third base for a minor-league baseball team.

 

Bottom 10 Brendan Fraser Movies

10. Stand Off

Stand Off (2011)
Stand Off poster Rating: 5.6/10 (1,605 votes)
Director: Terry George
Writer: Thomas Gallagher (screenplay), Thomas Gallagher (story), Terry George (screenplay)
Stars: Brendan Fraser, Colm Meaney, Martin McCann, Yaya DaCosta
Runtime: 89 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Released: 17 Jan 2013
Plot: The story centers on a botched fish market robbery that leads to the involvement of the local police and a gangster out for revenge.

9. George of the Jungle

George of the Jungle (1997)
George of the Jungle poster Rating: 5.4/10 (52,563 votes)
Director: Sam Weisman
Writer: Jay Ward (characters), Dana Olsen (story), Dana Olsen (screenplay), Audrey Wells (screenplay)
Stars: Brendan Fraser, Leslie Mann, Thomas Haden Church, Richard Roundtree
Runtime: 92 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Released: 16 Jul 1997
Plot: George grows up in the jungle raised by apes. Based on the Cartoon series.

8. Bedazzled

Bedazzled (2000)
Bedazzled poster Rating: 5.9/10 (77,807 votes)
Director: Harold Ramis
Writer: Peter Cook, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Larry Gelbart (screenplay), Harold Ramis (screenplay), Peter Tolan (screenplay)
Stars: Brendan Fraser, Elizabeth Hurley, Frances O'Connor, Miriam Shor
Runtime: 93 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Released: 20 Oct 2000
Plot: Hopeless dweeb Elliot Richards is granted 7 wishes by the devil to snare Allison, the girl of his dreams, in exchange for his soul.

7. The Scout

The Scout (1994)
The Scout poster Rating: 5.3/10 (4,775 votes)
Director: Michael Ritchie
Writer: Roger Angell (article), Andrew Bergman (screenplay), Albert Brooks (screenplay), Monica Mcgowan Johnson (screenplay)
Stars: Albert Brooks, Brendan Fraser, Dianne Wiest, Anne Twomey
Runtime: 101 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Released: 30 Sep 1994
Plot: The story of a baseball scout who discovers a talented but troubled baseball player.

6. The Mummy Returns

The Mummy Returns (2001)
The Mummy Returns poster Rating: 6.3/10 (230,814 votes)
Director: Stephen Sommers
Writer: Stephen Sommers
Stars: Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo
Runtime: 130 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Released: 04 May 2001
Plot: The mummified body of Imhotep is shipped to a museum in London, where he once again wakes and begins his campaign of rage and terror.

5. Breakout

Breakout (2013)
Breakout poster Rating: 4.1/10 (1,786 votes)
Director: Damian Lee
Writer: Christian Piers Betley (based on a story by), Damian Lee, Deborah Wakeham (based on a story by)
Stars: Brendan Fraser, Dominic Purcell, Ethan Suplee, Holly Deveaux
Runtime: 89 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Thriller
Released: 17 Sep 2013
Plot: A pair of criminals try to track down the kids who witnessed them commit a murder in the woods.

4. Dudley Do-Right

Dudley Do-Right (1999)
Dudley Do-Right poster Rating: 3.8/10 (7,840 votes)
Director: Hugh Wilson
Writer: Jay Ward (characters), Hugh Wilson
Stars: Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Alfred Molina, Eric Idle
Runtime: 77 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Released: 27 Aug 1999
Plot: Inept Canadian mountie Dudley Do-Right chases after villian Snidely Whiplash and woos girlfriend Nell Fenwick.

3. The Air I Breathe

The Air I Breathe (2007)
The Air I Breathe poster Rating: 6.9/10 (30,897 votes)
Director: Jieho Lee
Writer: Jieho Lee, Bob DeRosa
Stars: Kevin Bacon, Julie Delpy, Brendan Fraser, Andy Garcia
Runtime: 95 min
Rated: R
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Released: 17 Oct 2008
Plot: A drama based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. A businessman bets his life on a horse race; a gangster sees the future; a pop star falls prey to a crime boss; a doctor must save the love of his life.

2. Mrs. Winterbourne

Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
Mrs. Winterbourne poster Rating: 6.1/10 (5,350 votes)
Director: Richard Benjamin
Writer: Cornell Woolrich (novel), Phoef Sutton (screenplay), Lisa-Maria Radano (screenplay)
Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Ricki Lake, Brendan Fraser, Miguel Sandoval
Runtime: 105 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Released: 19 Apr 1996
Plot: Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant when her boyfriend kicks her out. She accidentally ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The ...

1. Furry Vengeance

Furry Vengeance (2010)
Furry Vengeance poster Rating: 3.7/10 (11,623 votes)
Director: Roger Kumble
Writer: Michael Carnes, Josh Gilbert
Stars: Brendan Fraser, Ricky Garcia, Eugene Cordero, Patrice O'Neal
Runtime: 92 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Family
Released: 30 Apr 2010
Plot: In the Oregon wilderness, a real-estate developer's new housing subdivision faces a unique group of protestors: local woodland creatures who don't want their homes disturbed.

 

Bottom 10 Literary Adaptations

10. All the King’s Men

All the King's Men (2006)
All the King's Men poster Rating: 6.2/10 (20,003 votes)
Director: Steven Zaillian
Writer: Steven Zaillian (screenplay), Robert Penn Warren (novel)
Stars: Sean Penn, Jude Law, Anthony Hopkins, Kate Winslet
Runtime: 128 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Released: 22 Sep 2006
Plot: Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel. The life of populist Southerner Willie Stark, a political creature loosely based on Governor Huey Long of Louisiana.

9. The Time Machine

The Time Machine (2002)
The Time Machine poster Rating: 5.9/10 (99,273 votes)
Director: Simon Wells
Writer: H.G. Wells (novel), David Duncan (earlier screenplay), John Logan (screenplay)
Stars: Guy Pearce, Mark Addy, Phyllida Law, Sienna Guillory
Runtime: 96 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Sci-Fi, Adventure, Action
Released: 08 Mar 2002
Plot: Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.

8. Bicentennial Man

Bicentennial Man (1999)
Bicentennial Man poster Rating: 6.8/10 (80,920 votes)
Director: Chris Columbus
Writer: Isaac Asimov (short story "The Bicentennial Man"), Isaac Asimov (novel), Robert Silverberg (novel), Nicholas Kazan (screenplay)
Stars: Robin Williams, Embeth Davidtz, Sam Neill, Oliver Platt
Runtime: 132 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Released: 17 Dec 1999
Plot: An android endeavors to become human as he gradually acquires emotions.

7. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
Captain Corelli's Mandolin poster Rating: 5.9/10 (26,932 votes)
Director: John Madden
Writer: Shawn Slovo (screenplay), Louis de Bernières (novel)
Stars: Penélope Cruz, John Hurt, Christian Bale, Irene Papas
Runtime: 131 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Released: 17 Aug 2001
Plot: When a fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander.

6. As I Lay Dying

As I Lay Dying (2013)
As I Lay Dying poster Rating: 5.4/10 (2,851 votes)
Director: James Franco
Writer: William Faulkner (based on a novel by), James Franco (screenplay), Matt Rager (screenplay)
Stars: James Franco, Tim Blake Nelson, Jim Parrack, Ahna O'Reilly
Runtime: 110 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama
Released: 22 Oct 2013
Plot: Based on the 1930 classic by Faulkner, it is the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's quest to honor her wish to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson.

5. Dr. Suess’ The Cat in the Hat

Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat poster Rating: 3.8/10 (33,614 votes)
Director: Bo Welch
Writer: Dr. Seuss (book), Alec Berg (screenplay), David Mandel (screenplay), Jeff Schaffer (screenplay)
Stars: Mike Myers, Alec Baldwin, Kelly Preston, Dakota Fanning
Runtime: 82 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Released: 21 Nov 2003
Plot: Sally and Conrad are two bored kids whose life is turned up-side-down when a talking cat comes to visit them.

4. Eat Pray Love

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Eat Pray Love poster Rating: 5.6/10 (57,150 votes)
Director: Ryan Murphy
Writer: Ryan Murphy (screenplay), Jennifer Salt (screenplay), Elizabeth Gilbert (book)
Stars: Julia Roberts, I. Gusti Ayu Puspawati, Hadi Subiyanto, Billy Crudup
Runtime: 133 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Romance
Released: 13 Aug 2010
Plot: A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".

3. The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter (1995)
The Scarlet Letter poster Rating: 5.1/10 (11,536 votes)
Director: Roland Joffé
Writer: Nathaniel Hawthorne (novel), Douglas Day Stewart (screenplay)
Stars: Demi Moore, Gary Oldman, Robert Duvall, Lisa Andoh
Runtime: 135 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Romance
Released: 13 Oct 1995
Plot: An affair between a young woman and a pastor has disastrous consequences.

2. Gulliver’s Travelers

Gulliver's Travels (2010)
Gulliver's Travels poster Rating: 4.9/10 (49,930 votes)
Director: Rob Letterman
Writer: Joe Stillman (screenplay), Nicholas Stoller (screenplay), Jonathan Swift (book)
Stars: Jack Black, Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Amanda Peet
Runtime: 85 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Released: 25 Dec 2010
Plot: Travel writer Lemuel Gulliver takes an assignment in Bermuda, but ends up on the island of Liliput, where he towers over its tiny citizens.

1. Beowulf

Beowulf (1999)
Beowulf poster Rating: 4.0/10 (9,349 votes)
Director: Graham Baker
Writer: Anonymous (epic poem "Beowulf"), Mark Leahy (screenplay), David Chappe (screenplay)
Stars: Christopher Lambert, Rhona Mitra, Oliver Cotton, Götz Otto
Runtime: 95 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Released: 01 Apr 1999
Plot: A sci-fi update of the famous 6th Century poem. In a beseiged land, Beowulf must battle against the hideous creature Grendel and his vengeance seeking mother.

 

Bottom 10 Best Picture Winners

10. Braveheart

Braveheart (1995)
Braveheart poster Rating: 8.4/10 (663,555 votes)
Director: Mel Gibson
Writer: Randall Wallace
Stars: James Robinson, Sean Lawlor, Sandy Nelson, James Cosmo
Runtime: 178 min
Rated: R
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Released: 24 May 1995
Plot: When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, William Wallace begins a revolt and leads Scottish warriors against the cruel English tyrant who rules Scotland with an iron fist.

9. Chicago

Chicago (2002)
Chicago poster Rating: 7.2/10 (161,067 votes)
Director: Rob Marshall
Writer: Bill Condon (screenplay), Bob Fosse (book), Fred Ebb (book), Maurine Dallas Watkins (play)
Stars: Taye Diggs, Cliff Saunders, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renée Zellweger
Runtime: 113 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical
Released: 24 Jan 2003
Plot: Murderesses Velma Kelly and Roxie Hart find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.

8. A Man for All Seasons

A Man for All Seasons (1966)
A Man for All Seasons poster Rating: 7.9/10 (22,215 votes)
Director: Fred Zinnemann
Writer: Robert Bolt (from the play by), Robert Bolt (screenplay)
Stars: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Robert Shaw
Runtime: 120 min
Rated: APPROVED
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Released: 03 May 1967
Plot: The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.

7. A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind (2001)
A Beautiful Mind poster Rating: 8.2/10 (540,089 votes)
Director: Ron Howard
Writer: Akiva Goldsman, Sylvia Nasar (book)
Stars: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer
Runtime: 135 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Biography, Drama
Released: 04 Jan 2002
Plot: After a brilliant but asocial mathematician, John Nash, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

6. Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel (1932)
Grand Hotel poster Rating: 7.6/10 (12,125 votes)
Director: Edmund Goulding
Writer: Vicki Baum (by), William Absalom Drake (play)
Stars: Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery
Runtime: 112 min
Rated: PASSED
Genre: Drama, Romance
Released: 11 Sep 1932
Plot: A group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas.

5. Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump (1994)
Forrest Gump poster Rating: 8.8/10 (1,102,826 votes)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writer: Winston Groom (novel), Eric Roth (screenplay)
Stars: Tom Hanks, Rebecca Williams, Sally Field, Michael Conner Humphreys
Runtime: 142 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Romance
Released: 06 Jul 1994
Plot: Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him.

4. Titanic

Titanic (1997)
Titanic poster Rating: 7.7/10 (716,392 votes)
Director: James Cameron
Writer: James Cameron
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates
Runtime: 194 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Romance
Released: 19 Dec 1997
Plot: A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind, but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

3. Gladiator

Gladiator (2000)
Gladiator poster Rating: 8.5/10 (883,238 votes)
Director: Ridley Scott
Writer: David Franzoni (story), David Franzoni (screenplay), John Logan (screenplay), William Nicholson (screenplay)
Stars: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed
Runtime: 155 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Drama
Released: 05 May 2000
Plot: When a Roman general is betrayed and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

2. Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Shakespeare in Love poster Rating: 7.2/10 (165,375 votes)
Director: John Madden
Writer: Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard
Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson, Steven O'Donnell, Tim McMullan
Runtime: 123 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Released: 08 Jan 1999
Plot: A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.

1. Crash

Crash (2004)
Crash poster Rating: 7.9/10 (344,192 votes)
Director: Paul Haggis
Writer: Paul Haggis (story), Paul Haggis (screenplay), Robert Moresco (screenplay)
Stars: Karina Arroyave, Dato Bakhtadze, Sandra Bullock, Don Cheadle
Runtime: 112 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama
Released: 06 May 2005
Plot: Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

 

Bottom 10 SNL Projects

10. Wayne’s World 2

Wayne's World 2 (1993)
Wayne's World 2 poster Rating: 6.1/10 (58,437 votes)
Director: Stephen Surjik
Writer: Mike Myers (characters), Mike Myers, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner
Stars: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Christopher Walken, Tia Carrere
Runtime: 95 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Music
Released: 10 Dec 1993
Plot: The inseparable duo try to organize a rock concert while Wayne must fend off a record producer who has an eye for his girlfriend.

9. Superstar

Superstar (1999)
Superstar poster Rating: 5.0/10 (14,296 votes)
Director: Bruce McCulloch
Writer: Molly Shannon (character), Steve Koren
Stars: Molly Shannon, Will Ferrell, Elaine Hendrix, Harland Williams
Runtime: 81 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Released: 08 Oct 1999
Plot: A nerdy Catholic schoolgirl, Mary Katherine Gallagher, dreams of superstardom.

8. The Blue Brothers 2000

Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)
Blues Brothers 2000 poster Rating: 4.8/10 (23,953 votes)
Director: John Landis
Writer: Dan Aykroyd (film The Blues Brothers), John Landis (film The Blues Brothers), Dan Aykroyd, John Landis
Stars: Walter Levine, Dan Aykroyd, Tom Davis, Frank Oz
Runtime: 123 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Released: 06 Feb 1998
Plot: Elwood must reunite the old band, with a few new members, and go on another "Mission from God."

7. The Ladies Man

The Ladies Man (2000)
The Ladies Man poster Rating: 5.1/10 (10,366 votes)
Director: Reginald Hudlin
Writer: Tim Meadows, Dennis McNicholas, Andrew Steele
Stars: Tim Meadows, Karyn Parsons, Billy Dee Williams, John Witherspoon
Runtime: 84 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy
Released: 13 Oct 2000
Plot: The Saturday Night Live character gets a big screen treatment.

6. A Night at the Roxbury

A Night at the Roxbury (1998)
A Night at the Roxbury poster Rating: 6.2/10 (46,296 votes)
Director: John Fortenberry, Amy Heckerling
Writer: Steve Koren, Will Ferrell, Chris Kattan
Stars: Will Ferrell, Chris Kattan, Raquel Gardner, Viveca Paulin
Runtime: 82 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Released: 02 Oct 1998
Plot: Two dim-witted brothers dream of owning their own dance club or at least getting into the coolest and most exclusive club in town, The Roxbury.

5. Coneheads

Coneheads (1993)
Coneheads poster Rating: 5.2/10 (40,128 votes)
Director: Steve Barron
Writer: Tom Davis, Dan Aykroyd, Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner
Stars: Robert Knott, Jonathan Penner, Whip Hubley, Dan Aykroyd
Runtime: 88 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Released: 23 Jul 1993
Plot: Aliens with conical crania crash land on Earth.

4. MacGruber

MacGruber (2010)
MacGruber poster Rating: 5.4/10 (34,128 votes)
Director: Jorma Taccone
Writer: Will Forte, John Solomon, Jorma Taccone
Stars: Will Forte, Kristen Wiig, Ryan Phillippe, Val Kilmer
Runtime: 90 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance
Released: 21 May 2010
Plot: Former special operative MacGruber is called back into action to take down his arch-enemy, Dieter Von Cunth, who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, D.C.

3. Stuart Saves His Family

Stuart Saves His Family (1995)
Stuart Saves His Family poster Rating: 5.3/10 (2,251 votes)
Director: Harold Ramis
Writer: Al Franken (screenplay), Al Franken (book)
Stars: Al Franken, Laura San Giacomo, Vincent D'Onofrio, Shirley Knight
Runtime: 95 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Released: 12 Apr 1995
Plot: A self-help advocate struggles to put his dysfunctional family in its place.

2. It’s Pat

It's Pat (1994)
It's Pat poster Rating: 2.7/10 (8,160 votes)
Director: Adam Bernstein
Writer: Julia Sweeney (characters), Jim Emerson, Stephen Hibbert, Julia Sweeney
Stars: Julia Sweeney, Dave Foley, Charles Rocket, Kathy Griffin
Runtime: 77 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy
Released: 26 Aug 1994
Plot: The comedic misadventures of a person of indeterminable gender.

1. It’s Pat (again)

It's Pat (1994)
It's Pat poster Rating: 2.7/10 (8,160 votes)
Director: Adam Bernstein
Writer: Julia Sweeney (characters), Jim Emerson, Stephen Hibbert, Julia Sweeney
Stars: Julia Sweeney, Dave Foley, Charles Rocket, Kathy Griffin
Runtime: 77 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy
Released: 26 Aug 1994
Plot: The comedic misadventures of a person of indeterminable gender.

 

Bottom 10 Movies Directed By Actors

10. In the Land of Blood and Honey

In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)
In the Land of Blood and Honey poster Rating: 4.3/10 (30,926 votes)
Director: Angelina Jolie
Writer: Angelina Jolie
Stars: Zana Marjanovic, Goran Kostic, Rade Serbedzija, Vanessa Glodjo
Runtime: 127 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Released: 16 Feb 2012
Plot: During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.

9. House of D

House of D (2004)
House of D poster Rating: 7.0/10 (7,225 votes)
Director: David Duchovny
Writer: David Duchovny
Stars: Anton Yelchin, Robin Williams, Téa Leoni, Erykah Badu
Runtime: 97 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Released: 29 Apr 2005
Plot: By working through problems stemming from his past, Tom Warshaw, an American artist living in Paris, begins to discover who he really is, and returns to his home to reconcile with his family and friends.

8. The Lost City

The Lost City (2005)
The Lost City poster Rating: 6.7/10 (8,194 votes)
Director: Andy Garcia
Writer: Guillermo Cabrera Infante
Stars: Alfredo Armenteros, Danny Pino, Richard Marquez, Franklin Dominguez
Runtime: 144 min
Rated: R
Genre: Drama
Released: 26 May 2006
Plot: In Havana, Cuba in the late 1950s, a wealthy family, one of whose sons is a prominent night-club owner, is caught in the violent transition from the oppressive regime of Batista to the ...

7. Haunted Honeymoon

Haunted Honeymoon (1986)
Haunted Honeymoon poster Rating: 5.4/10 (4,404 votes)
Director: Gene Wilder
Writer: Gene Wilder, Terence Marsh
Stars: Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Dom DeLuise, Jonathan Pryce
Runtime: 82 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Horror, Comedy, Musical
Released: 25 Jul 1986
Plot: Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater wants to marry. For the marriage he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up among his eccentric ...

6. Brief Interviews With Hideous Men

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men poster Rating: 5.6/10 (2,797 votes)
Director: John Krasinski
Writer: John Krasinski (screenplay), David Foster Wallace (story)
Stars: Julianne Nicholson, Ben Shenkman, Timothy Hutton, Michael Cerveris
Runtime: 80 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Released: 19 Jan 2009
Plot: A graduate student (Nicholson) copes with a recent breakup by conducting interviews with various men.

5. The Brave

The Brave (1997)
The Brave poster Rating: 6.5/10 (7,284 votes)
Director: Johnny Depp
Writer: Gregory McDonald (novel), Paul McCudden (screenplay), Johnny Depp (screenplay), D.P. Depp (screenplay)
Stars: Johnny Depp, Marlon Brando, Marshall Bell, Elpidia Carrillo
Runtime: 123 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Drama
Released: 30 Jul 1997
Plot: A down-on-his-luck American Indian recently released from jail is offered the chance to "star" as the victim of a snuff film, the resulting pay of which could greatly help his poverty stricken family.

4. Sonny

Sonny (2002)
Sonny poster Rating: 5.7/10 (3,421 votes)
Director: Nicolas Cage
Writer: John Carlen
Stars: James Franco, Brenda Blethyn, Harry Dean Stanton, Mena Suvari
Runtime: 110 min
Rated: R
Genre: Crime, Drama
Released: 21 Mar 2003
Plot: An honorably discharged soldier returns home to New Orleans, hoping to break away from his upbringing as a trained prostitute, but his brothel-madam mother has other expectations.

3. Crazy on the Outside

Crazy on the Outside (2010)
Crazy on the Outside poster Rating: 5.6/10 (4,643 votes)
Director: Tim Allen
Writer: Judd Pillot, John Peaslee
Stars: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Ray Liotta, J.K. Simmons
Runtime: 96 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Released: 08 Jan 2010
Plot: A recently paroled ex-con who has trouble adjusting to the wacky normalcy of life outside of prison. He has spent the last three years behind bars after getting caught committing a crime and taking the rap for his much more dangerous pal.

2. On Deadly Ground

On Deadly Ground (1994)
On Deadly Ground poster Rating: 4.3/10 (16,815 votes)
Director: Steven Seagal
Writer: Ed Horowitz, Robin U. Russin
Stars: Steven Seagal, Michael Caine, Joan Chen, John C. McGinley
Runtime: 101 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Released: 18 Feb 1994
Plot: Mystical martial artist/environmental agent takes on a ruthless oil corporation.

1. Freddy Got Fingered

Freddy Got Fingered (2001)
Freddy Got Fingered poster Rating: 4.5/10 (38,337 votes)
Director: Tom Green
Writer: Tom Green, Derek Harvie
Stars: Tom Green, Rip Torn, Marisa Coughlan, Eddie Kaye Thomas
Runtime: 87 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy
Released: 20 Apr 2001
Plot: An unemployed cartoonist moves back in with his parents and younger brother Freddy. When his parents demand he leave, he begins to spread rumors that his father is sexually abusing Freddy.

 

Bottom 10 Movie Remakes

10. Oldboy

Oldboy (2013)
Oldboy poster Rating: 5.7/10 (45,188 votes)
Director: Spike Lee
Writer: Garon Tsuchiya (manga), Nobuaki Minegishi (manga), Mark Protosevich (screenplay)
Stars: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley, Samuel L. Jackson
Runtime: 104 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Released: 27 Nov 2013
Plot: Obsessed with vengeance, a man sets out to find out why he was kidnapped and locked into solitary confinement for twenty years without reason.

9. Alfie

Alfie (2004)
Alfie poster Rating: 6.2/10 (41,180 votes)
Director: Charles Shyer
Writer: Bill Naughton (play), Bill Naughton (earlier screenplay), Elaine Pope (screenplay), Charles Shyer (screenplay)
Stars: Jude Law, Renée Taylor, Jane Krakowski, Jeff Harding
Runtime: 103 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Released: 05 Nov 2004
Plot: A cockney womanizer learns the hard way about the dangers of his actions.

8. Straw Dogs

Straw Dogs (2011)
Straw Dogs poster Rating: 5.8/10 (25,689 votes)
Director: Rod Lurie
Writer: Rod Lurie (screenplay), David Zelag Goodman (earlier screenplay), Sam Peckinpah (earlier screenplay), Gordon Williams (novel)
Stars: James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, Alexander Skarsgård, James Woods
Runtime: 110 min
Rated: R
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Released: 16 Sep 2011
Plot: L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both.

7. The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid (2010)
The Karate Kid poster Rating: 6.2/10 (110,171 votes)
Director: Harald Zwart
Writer: Christopher Murphey (screenplay), Robert Mark Kamen (story)
Stars: Jaden Smith, Jackie Chan, Taraji P. Henson, Wenwen Han
Runtime: 140 min
Rated: PG
Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Released: 11 Jun 2010
Plot: Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master.

6. Fun with Dick and Jane

Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)
Fun with Dick and Jane poster Rating: 6.1/10 (104,290 votes)
Director: Dean Parisot
Writer: Judd Apatow (screenplay), Nicholas Stoller (screenplay), Gerald Gaiser (story), Judd Apatow (story), Nicholas Stoller (story), Gerald Gaiser (novel), David Giler, Jerry Belson, Mordecai Richler
Stars: Jim Carrey, Téa Leoni, Alec Baldwin, Richard Jenkins
Runtime: 90 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Released: 21 Dec 2005
Plot: When an affluent couple lose all their money following a series of blunders, they turn to a life of crime to make ends meet.

5. The Fog

The Fog (2005)
The Fog poster Rating: 3.6/10 (28,154 votes)
Director: Rupert Wainwright
Writer: Cooper Layne (screenplay), John Carpenter, Debra Hill
Stars: Tom Welling, Maggie Grace, Selma Blair, DeRay Davis
Runtime: 100 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Horror
Released: 14 Oct 2005
Plot: The inhabitants of Antonio Island, off the coast of Oregon, are about to unveil a statue honoring the four men (Castle, Wayne, Williams and Malone) who founded their town in 1871. Nick ...

4. Conan the Barbarian

Conan the Barbarian (2011)
Conan the Barbarian poster Rating: 5.2/10 (78,908 votes)
Director: Marcus Nispel
Writer: Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer, Sean Hood, Robert E. Howard (character of Conan)
Stars: Jason Momoa, Stephen Lang, Rachel Nichols, Ron Perlman
Runtime: 113 min
Rated: R
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Released: 19 Aug 2011
Plot: A vengeful barbarian warrior sets off to get his revenge on the evil warlord who attacked his village and murdered his father when he was a boy.

3. The Wicker Man

The Wicker Man (2006)
The Wicker Man poster Rating: 3.6/10 (50,466 votes)
Director: Neil LaBute
Writer: Neil LaBute (screenplay), Anthony Shaffer
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Ellen Burstyn, Kate Beahan, Frances Conroy
Runtime: 102 min
Rated: PG-13
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Released: 01 Sep 2006
Plot: A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there's a larger mystery to solve among the island's secretive, neo-pagan community.

2. Swept Away

Swept Away (2002)
Swept Away poster Rating: 3.6/10 (12,680 votes)
Director: Guy Ritchie
Writer: Guy Ritchie (screenplay)
Stars: Bruce Greenwood, Madonna, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Beattie
Runtime: 89 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Released: 11 Oct 2002
Plot: A snooty socialite is stranded on a Mediterranean island with a communist sailor.

1. Psycho

Psycho (1998)
Psycho poster Rating: 4.6/10 (36,573 votes)
Director: Gus Van Sant
Writer: Robert Bloch (novel), Joseph Stefano (screenplay)
Stars: Vince Vaughn, Anne Heche, Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen
Runtime: 105 min
Rated: R
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Released: 04 Dec 1998
Plot: A young female embezzeler arrives at the Bates Motel which has terrible secrets of its own.