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1. Dandy Dust (1998)

94 min | Sci-Fi

Dust, a split-personality cyborg of fluid gender, zooms through time and space in search of his/her own memories and a sense of understanding. S/he travels from the Planet of White Dust ... See full summary »

Director: A. Hans Scheirl | Stars: Suzie Krüger, Leonora Rogers-Wright, A. Hans Scheirl, Tre Temperilli

Votes: 98

2. Vicious Lips (1986)

R | 84 min | Horror, Music, Sci-Fi

Sometime in the distant future, a fledgling band gets an opportunity for a breakthrough, if they can make it in time to a faraway planet to perform in a very popular club.

Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Dru-Anne Perry, Gina Calabrese, Linda Kerridge, Shayne Farris

Votes: 1,287

3. What Rats Won't Do (1998)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

Soon to be married lawyer Kate Beckenham has landed the case of a lifetime. Her courtroom opponent turns out to be the charming Jack Sullivan, who has never lost a single case.

Director: Alastair Reid | Stars: James Frain, Natascha McElhone, Amy Phillips, Valentine Pelka

Votes: 625

4. 'Side by Each' (2008)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy

Salty just wants to launch his boat and sail off, but crooks have bought the boat yard to build condos. When he falls in love with triplet sisters things begin to spiral out of control. ... See full summary »

Director: Rich Allen | Stars: Larry Bryggman, Blythe Danner, Lewis D. Wheeler, Paul B. Price

Votes: 28

5. Threshold (1981)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

The celebrated heart surgeon Dr. Vrain supports the research of the offbeat scientist Aldo Gehring, who is inventing an artificial heart. Dr. Vrain performs the first artificial human heart... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pearce | Stars: Donald Sutherland, John Marley, Sharon Acker, Mare Winningham

Votes: 386

6. The American Success Company (1980)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

A husband is humiliated at home and at work. He decides he has had enough of it and hires a prostitute to help him get back at his boss, wife and friends and get a lot richer in the process.

Director: William Richert | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Belinda Bauer, Ned Beatty, Steven Keats

Votes: 280

7. The Revolutionary (1970)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama

A radical student feels that he has been betrayed by the college association to which he belongs, and thinks more violent actions must be taken in order to alter the existing system.

Director: Paul Williams | Stars: Jon Voight, Seymour Cassel, Robert Duvall, Collin Wilcox Paxton

Votes: 218

8. Rush It (1978)

78 min | Comedy

A young woman moves to New York to make a career and becomes involved with two very different men.

Director: Gary Youngman | Stars: Tom Berenger, Jill Eikenberry, Martin Harvey Friedberg, Harriet Hall

Votes: 42

9. Between the Lines (1977)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Story of an underground newspaper in Boston about to be taken over by big business.

Director: Joan Micklin Silver | Stars: John Heard, Lindsay Crouse, Jeff Goldblum, Jill Eikenberry

Votes: 489

10. The Big Fix (1978)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

An ex-'60s radical now working as a private eye is hired by an old flame to investigate a political smear campaign. The case becomes more dangerous as it unfolds.

Director: Jeremy Kagan | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Anspach, Bonnie Bedelia, John Lithgow

Votes: 1,259

11. Two for the Money (1972)

81 min | Drama

Joey and Earlene return to the desert to retrieve their buried loot, only to find that a new home has been built on top of the spot they buried it. The homeowners are a young married couple... See full summary »

Director: Lee Frost | Stars: Chuck Camp, Barron Christian, Stacey Daniels, Susan Dreger

12. Goose on the Loose (2006)

PG | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

A grieving young boy (Morrow) looks to protect his new best friend, a talking goose, from his school principal (Chase), who's fattening up the bird for a Christmas cook-off.

Director: Nicholas Kendall | Stars: Chevy Chase, James Purefoy, Max Morrow, Kari Matchett

Votes: 121

13. The Secret Diary of Sigmund Freud (1984)

PG | 90 min | Biography, Comedy

Young Sigmund Freud discovers the ultimate answer to all his patient's problems - hypnosis. Hilarity ensues.

Director: Danford B. Greene | Stars: Bud Cort, Carol Kane, Klaus Kinski, Marisa Berenson

Votes: 151

14. Son of Hitler (1979)

92 min | Comedy

The leader of a right-wing German political party discovers that an illiterate woodcarver is actually the son of Adolf Hitler. He kidnaps the young man from a mental institution and ... See full summary »

Director: Rod Amateau | Stars: Bud Cort, Peter Cushing, Felicity Dean, Leo Gordon

Votes: 78

15. The Traveling Executioner (1970)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

Stacy Keach is electrifying as Jonas Candide, an ex-Carny who in 1918 travels around the bayou with a portable electric chair. At $100 a head, he renders his services with loving care. But then he falls for a female "client".

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Stacy Keach, Marianna Hill, Bud Cort, Graham Jarvis

Votes: 268

16. The House of God (1984)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

Follow a group of interns in a large teaching hospital. When Jo, Chief Resident, has a breakdown the interns are reluctantly placed under the tutelage of the senior resident known as The ... See full summary »

Director: Donald Wrye | Stars: Tim Matheson, Charles Haid, Michael Sacks, Lisa Pelikan

Votes: 168

17. Thieves (1977)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Dramedy of a native New York married couple who splits up in an attempt to rediscover their sanity.

Directors: John Berry, Alfred Viola | Stars: Marlo Thomas, Charles Grodin, Irwin Corey, Hector Elizondo

Votes: 95

18. Nightmare Classics (1989)
Episode: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1989)

60 min | Horror

Henry Jekyll, a shy and unassuming doctor, is obsessed with the idea of separating the good from the evil. Attracted to Rebecca, daughter of the head teacher of the medical school.

Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Anthony Andrews, Laura Dern, Nicholas Guest, George Murdock

Votes: 61

19. Au Pair (1991)

89 min | Drama, Thriller

An American writer in England takes his children and a newly hired nanny on a trip to South Africa while his wife, a reporter, is on assignment. He has an affair with the nanny, but when he... See full summary »

Director: Heinrich Dahms | Stars: Nicholas Guest, Ana Padrão, Jocelyn Broderick, Kelly Westhof

Votes: 36

20. Unbecoming Age (1992)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy

A middle-aged woman frees herself from the spirit-crushing influence of her husband by refusing to remember what her age is. Her husband works long hours as an advertising executive and ... See full summary »

Directors: Alfredo Ringel, Deborah Ringel | Stars: Diane Salinger, John Calvin, Colleen Camp, Priscilla Pointer

Votes: 257

21. Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991 TV Movie)

PG | 187 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

1910. Mycroft Holmes asks his brother Sherlock and Dr. Watson to travel to Vienna and find the stolen plans and prototype for an electromagnetic bomb detonator. Once there, they are ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sasdy | Stars: Christopher Lee, Patrick Macnee, Morgan Fairchild, John Bennett

Votes: 403

22. Standing Room Only (1976–1982)
Episode: Sherlock Holmes (1981)

110 min | Music

Professor Moriarty returns to kill Sherlock Holmes and unleashes a complex and clever plan to lure the great detective to his death.

Director: Peter H. Hunt | Stars: Frank Langella, Susan Clark, Stephen Collins, Richard Woods

Votes: 168

23. Tomorrow's Child (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

The wife of a research geneticist agrees to the experimental procedure of a 'test-tube baby' by having her fetus brought to full term in a glass jar in a laboratory.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Stephanie Zimbalist, William Atherton, Bruce Davison, Ed Flanders

Votes: 62

24. I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore (1992)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Romance

Bernie Fishbine is overweight. He stops at the neighborhood store to buy some chocolate kisses every day. This is where he meets Theresa Garabaldi. Then they take the same bus route every ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Marcarelli | Stars: Jason Alexander, Nia Peeples, Lainie Kazan, Lou Jacobi

Votes: 297

25. Intrigue (1988 TV Movie)

PG | 93 min | Thriller

A spy is looking for his old colleague who now works for the other side.

Director: David Drury | Stars: Scott Glenn, Robert Loggia, William Atherton, Martin Shaw

Votes: 95

26. The Baby Doll Murders (1993)

R | 90 min | Thriller

Someone is killing off young women in LA, leaving a baby doll with each of the bodies. Convinced a recently released criminal is responsible, the detective pushes hard on the ex-con, who ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Leder | Stars: Jeff Kober, John Saxon, Melanie Smith, Bobby Di Cicco

Votes: 95

27. Dark Side of Genius (1994)

R | 85 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

Julian Jons is a talented but troubled young artist. He has just been released from an asylum, where he has spent the last seven years for the murder of Anna, his girlfriend/model. ... See full summary »

Director: Phedon Papamichael | Stars: Brent David Fraser, Finola Hughes, Glenn Shadix, Moon Unit Zappa

Votes: 66

28. Shut Yer Dirty Little Mouth (2001)

Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy

The true story of Pete and Ray, two down-and-out alcoholics living in the Haight district of San Francisco in the late '80s. Their outrageous and hilarious harangues make THE ODD COUPLE ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Taicher | Stars: Gill Gayle, Glenn Shadix, Robert Musgrave, Christopher Cameron

Votes: 55

29. Man on a Swing (1974)

PG | 110 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

A small-town police chief investigating a murder is offered help by a self-described psychic. However, when the chief discovers that the "psychic" is in possession of information known only... See full summary »

Director: Frank Perry | Stars: Cliff Robertson, Joel Grey, Dorothy Tristan, Elizabeth Wilson

Votes: 359

30. The Oldest Living Graduate (1980 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama

Aiming to get in his old man's good graces, Floyd arranges a city-wide celebration lauding Kincaid as the oldest living graduate of a nearby military academy. Instead, the festivities serve... See full summary »

Director: Jack Hofsiss | Stars: Henry Fonda, George Grizzard, Timothy Hutton, Cloris Leachman

Votes: 68

31. The Boss' Wife (1986)

R | 83 min | Comedy

Joel Keefer is a stockbroker trying to climb the corporate ladder. There's only one thing stopping him - his boss' beautiful and flirtatious wife.

Director: Ziggy Steinberg | Stars: Daniel Stern, Arielle Dombasle, Fisher Stevens, Melanie Mayron

Votes: 475

32. Georgia (1988)

93 min | Mystery, Thriller

A young woman investigates the death of her mother, who drowned when her daughter was still a baby. The question is: was it murder, suicide or merely an accident?

Director: Ben Lewin | Stars: Judy Davis, John Bach, Julia Blake, Alex Menglet

Votes: 112

33. Here Come the Munsters (1995 TV Movie)

96 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

The Munsters come to America to search for Herman's brother-in-law Norman Hyde, only to find out that he has turned himself into Brent Jekyll, who is running for congress, and Grandpa must ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Ginty | Stars: Edward Herrmann, Veronica Hamel, Robert Morse, Christine Taylor

Votes: 464

34. End of Summer (1997 TV Movie)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

A young woman returns to her annual summer retreat and is reunited with a lover from the past. Their passion reignited, they make up for lost time. However, a younger visitor, intent on ... See full summary »

Director: Linda Yellen | Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Peter Weller, Julian Sands, Amy Locane

Votes: 176

35. The Wicked (1991)

98 min | Drama

A young doctor of psychiatry attempts to find out why a young Italian woman has become schizophrenic. A scandal ensues as he begins to investigate her sexual past.

Director: Carlo Lizzani | Stars: Giuliana de Sio, Julian Sands, Erland Josephson, Milena Vukotic

Votes: 44

36. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: Charley's Aunt (1987)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Charley Wyckham and Jack Chesney pressure fellow student Fancourt Babberly to pose as Charley's Brazilian Aunt Donna Lucia. Their purpose is to have a chaperone for their amorous visits ... See full summary »

Director: William Asher | Stars: Joyce Bulifant, Anne Francis, Victor Garber, Vincent Gardenia

Votes: 21

38. Grand Larceny (1991 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

Con-artist Betsy Bigley, ruined and imprisoned by a corrupt judge, fakes her own death to escape from jail and launches an elaborate scheme of revenge against him.

Director: Stephen Surjik | Stars: Damir Andrei, Justine Campbell, Jennifer Dale, Catherine Disher

Votes: 22

39. I'll Never Get to Heaven (1992)


A girl must decide between her conscience or her Catholic school's strict rules.

Director: Stefan Scaini | Stars: Sarah Campbell, Valentina Cardinalli, Jillian Cook, Wendy Crewson

Votes: 32

40. Let Me Call You Sweetheart (1997 TV Movie)

92 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A female prosecutor notices a woman in a plastic surgeon's waiting room who looks strikingly like a girl who was murdered more than ten years earlier. An investigation into the plastic ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Corcoran | Stars: Meredith Baxter, Victor Garber, Nick Mancuso, Joe Lisi

Votes: 133

41. Woman on Trial: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story (1993 TV Movie)

Unrated | 200 min | Biography, Drama

The true story of a woman who is sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering her husband's ex-wife. After being dismissed from the Milwaukee police, Laurie Bembenek is swept off her feet ... See full summary »

Director: Sandor Stern | Stars: Tatum O'Neal, Bruce Greenwood, Peggy McCay, Colin Fox

Votes: 145

42. External Affairs (1999)

90 min | Drama

Harry Raymond, Canada's Ambassador in Moscow, is at the pinnacle of a distinguished diplomatic career. When he is implicated in a potentially sensational scandal involving the murder of a ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Moss | Stars: Victor Garber, Louise Marleau, Henry Czerny, Kenneth Welsh

Votes: 26

43. Laughter on the 23rd Floor (2001 TV Movie)

R | 102 min | Comedy

Writing a weekly TV show for a famous comic is anything but easy.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Nathan Lane, Mark Linn-Baker, Saul Rubinek, Dan Castellaneta

Votes: 355

44. The Patriots (1994)

G | 138 min | Thriller

At 18, Ariel Brenner leaves Paris and his family to live in Israel. He secretly joins the Mossad, the Isreali secret service. After years of training, his first mission is in Paris to steal... See full summary »

Director: Eric Rochant | Stars: Yvan Attal, Richard Masur, Allen Garfield, Yossi Banai

Votes: 1,020

45. Mr. Horn (1979 TV Movie)

180 min | Western

The story of frontiersman Tom Horn, and his career as a cavalry scout, a tracker, a Pinkerton agent and a range detective, and the final events in his life that led to his tragic death.

Director: Jack Starrett | Stars: David Carradine, Richard Widmark, Karen Black, Richard Masur

Votes: 117

46. Out of Sight, Out of Mind (1990)

R | 94 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A woman is haunted by her dead daughter.

Director: Greydon Clark | Stars: Susan Blakely, Edward Albert, Wings Hauser, Lynn-Holly Johnson

Votes: 181

47. Devil's Food (1996 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy

When a TV anchor woman finds her career to be hampered by her uncontrollable weight problems, she closes a deal with the devil. He lends her her ideal weight, she promises him her soul. By ... See full summary »

Director: George Kaczender | Stars: Suzanne Somers, Dabney Coleman, William Katt, Charles Frank

Votes: 107