Top Movies that Start with the Letter A

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1. Alice in Wonderland (1985 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 187 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Alice (Natalie Gregory) is in Looking Glass Land, where she meets many Looking Glass creatures and attempts to avoid the Jabberwocky (Tom McLoughlin), a monster that appears due to her being afraid.

Director: Harry Harris | Stars: Natalie Gregory, Sheila Allen, Sharee Gregory, Red Buttons

Votes: 2,686

10/10

2. Above Suspicion (1943)

Passed | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

Oxford Professor Richard Myles and new bride Frances are off on a European honeymoon. It isn't your typical honeymoon though, for they are on a spying mission for British intelligence on ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Joan Crawford, Fred MacMurray, Conrad Veidt, Basil Rathbone

Votes: 1,630

10/10

3. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Not Rated | 161 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

95 Metascore

In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case?

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O'Connell

Votes: 54,838 | Gross: $11.90M

10/10

4. Aliens (1986)

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

84 Metascore

Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team after being in hypersleep for 57 years. The moon that the Nostromo visited has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough?

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

Votes: 609,035 | Gross: $85.16M

10/10

5. Argo (2012)

R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

86 Metascore

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.

Director: Ben Affleck | Stars: Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin

Votes: 540,376 | Gross: $136.03M

10/10

6. Stage Fright (1950)

Approved | 110 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

A struggling actress tries to help a friend prove his innocence when he's accused of murdering the husband of a high society entertainer.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Jane Wyman, Richard Todd, Michael Wilding

Votes: 11,543

10/10

7. After Alice (2000)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A washed-up detective discovers his own psychic ability when assigned to investigate a serial murder case. The killer has a deranged obsession with the novel "Alice in Wonderland." As the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Marcus | Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Henry Czerny, Polly Walker, Gary Hudson

Votes: 1,581

10/10

8. Alien³ (1992)

R | 114 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

59 Metascore

After her last encounter, Ellen Ripley crash-lands on Fiorina 161, a maximum security prison. When a series of strange and deadly events occur shortly after her arrival, Ripley realizes that she has brought along an unwelcome visitor.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance, Paul McGann

Votes: 258,802 | Gross: $55.47M

10/10

9. Alien (1979)

R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

89 Metascore

After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 725,857 | Gross: $78.90M

10/10

10. Air Force One (1997)

R | 124 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

61 Metascore

Communist Radicals hijack Air Force One with The U.S. President and his family on board. The Vice President negotiates from Washington D.C., while the President, a Veteran, fights to rescue the hostages on board.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close, Wendy Crewson

Votes: 169,143 | Gross: $172.96M

10/10

11. A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

35 Metascore

The spectre of a disfigured man haunts the children of the parents who murdered him, stalking and killing them in their dreams.

Director: Samuel Bayer | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Rooney Mara, Kyle Gallner, Katie Cassidy

Votes: 86,465 | Gross: $63.08M

10/10

12. Amityville 3-D (1983)

PG | 105 min | Horror

28 Metascore

A reporter moves into the ominous Long Island house to debunk the recent supernatural events, and finds himself besieged by the evil manifestations which are connected to a hell-spawn demon lurking in the basement.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Tony Roberts, Tess Harper, Robert Joy, Candy Clark

Votes: 5,181 | Gross: $6.33M

10/10

13. Alien: Resurrection (1997)

R | 109 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

63 Metascore

200 years after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone. Along with a crew of space pirates, she must again battle the deadly aliens and stop them from reaching Earth.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder, Dominique Pinon, Ron Perlman

Votes: 213,900 | Gross: $47.75M

10/10

14. A Stolen Life (1946)

Approved | 109 min | Drama

When a woman's twin sister is drowned, she assumes her identity in order to be close to the man she feels her sister took from her years before.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Bette Davis, Glenn Ford, Dane Clark, Walter Brennan

Votes: 2,757

10/10

15. Dial M for Murder (1954)

PG | 105 min | Crime, Thriller

75 Metascore

A tennis player frames his unfaithful wife for first-degree murder after she inadvertently hinders his plan to kill her.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Votes: 142,873 | Gross: $0.01M

10/10

16. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1972)

G | 95 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

Alice (Fiona Fullerton) falls down a rabbit hole and into a magical dream world populated by surreal characters and bewildering adventures. It's a journey of self-discovery for Alice as she... See full summary »

Director: William Sterling | Stars: Fiona Fullerton, Michael Jayston, Hywel Bennett, Michael Crawford

Votes: 1,420

10/10

17. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

R | 91 min | Horror

76 Metascore

The monstrous spirit of a slain child murderer seeks revenge by invading the dreams of teenagers whose parents were responsible for his untimely death.

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

Votes: 188,196 | Gross: $25.50M

10/10

18. Alice Through the Looking Glass (1966 TV Movie)

Unrated | 72 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

A made-for-television musical following the further adventures of Alice in Wonderland. This time, she's transported to a magical world through a large looking glass with the help of a ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Handley | Stars: Judi Rolin, Roy Castle, Robert Coote, Richard Denning

Votes: 144

10/10

19. A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

65 Metascore

A family is haunted by the tragedies of deaths within the family.

Director: Jee-woon Kim | Stars: Kap-su Kim, Jung-ah Yum, Soo-jung Lim, Geun-young Moon

Votes: 51,449

10/10

20. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

R | 87 min | Horror

43 Metascore

A teenage boy is haunted in his dreams by deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger, who is out to possess him in order to continue his reign of terror in the real world.

Director: Jack Sholder | Stars: Robert Englund, Mark Patton, Kim Myers, Robert Rusler

Votes: 55,900 | Gross: $30.00M

10/10

21. A Fistful of Dollars (1964)

R | 99 min | Drama, Western

65 Metascore

A wandering gunfighter plays two rival families against each other in a town torn apart by greed, pride, and revenge.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Gian Maria Volontè, Marianne Koch, Wolfgang Lukschy

Votes: 180,862 | Gross: $14.50M

10/10

22. After Midnight (1989)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

Horror anthology about a college professor (Zada) teaching a course called "The Psychology of Fear". He brings his students (including psychic McWhirter) to his home, one dark and stormy ... See full summary »

Directors: Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat | Stars: Jillian McWhirter, Pamela Adlon, Ramy Zada, Judie Aronson

Votes: 1,471 | Gross: $0.08M

10/10

23. Notorious (1946)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

100 Metascore

A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern

Votes: 86,153 | Gross: $10.46M

10/10

24. Another Day (2001 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 90 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A woman's boyfriend dies in a fire after a fight over the couple's unborn child. After the woman is involved in a drowning accident a few years later, she wakes up on-shore to find that ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Reiner | Stars: Shannen Doherty, Max Martini, Julian McMahon, Courtney Kidd

Votes: 623

10/10

25. A Kiss So Deadly (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, Thriller

What happens when a father falls in love with his daughter's college roommate? In this film, not only is he finally suspected by his daughter, but eventually his obsession for the young ... See full summary »

Director: Chuck Bowman | Stars: Charles Shaughnessy, Dedee Pfeiffer, Tom Bresnahan, Noelle Parker

Votes: 268

10/10

26. A Job to Kill For (2006 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Drama, Thriller

The new head of a huge advertising company becomes fearful for her job and life itself when an overly ambitious new girl who will stop at nothing to make the company her own playground joins the firm.

Director: Bill Corcoran | Stars: Sean Young, Georgia Craig, Ari Cohen, Lucia Walters

Votes: 341

10/10

27. Atonement (2007)

R | 123 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

85 Metascore

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.

Director: Joe Wright | Stars: Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Brenda Blethyn, Saoirse Ronan

Votes: 230,971 | Gross: $50.93M

10/10

28. A Deadly Encounter (2004 TV Movie)

88 min | Mystery, Thriller

Restaurant hostess and mom Joanne Sanders has to work late one night. After she leaves the restaurant she accidently cuts a car off on the highway. This driver takes it personally and he begins to stalk and harrass Joanne.

Director: Richard Roy | Stars: Laura Leighton, Daniel Magder, Alain Goulem, Catherine Colvey

Votes: 388

10/10

29. Death of A Cheerleader (1994 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 91 min | Crime, Drama

When popular and beautiful cheerleader Stacey is stabbed to death, who could have done it? It could have been asocial Goth girl Monica, it could've been angst-ridden Jill - or maybe it was the plain girl nobody suspected.

Director: William A. Graham | Stars: Kellie Martin, Tori Spelling, James Avery, Eugene Roche

Votes: 1,639

10/10

30. A Fairy Tale Christmas (2005 TV Movie)

PG | 47 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Once upon a time there was a happy kingdom at the crest of a broad river, at the edge of nearly endless forest. The kingdom was ruled by a fair and just King who had but one daughter, who ... See full summary »

Director: Tim Tyler | Stars: Lara Gilchrist, Michael Dobson, Jan Rabson, Chiara Zanni

Votes: 195

10/10

31. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Alice in Wonderland (1983)

Not Rated | 90 min | Music

From the elaborate Broadway revival of the 1932 Eva Le Gallienne/Florida Friebus production comes a whimsical retelling of the Lewis Carroll classic.

Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: Eve Arden, Kaye Ballard, Kate Burton, Richard Burton

Votes: 118

9/10

32. Amityville II: The Possession (1982)

R | 104 min | Horror

34 Metascore

A family moves into their new home, which proves to be satanic, resulting in the demonic possession of the teenage son. Only the local priest can save him.

Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: James Olson, Burt Young, Rutanya Alda, Jack Magner

Votes: 9,312 | Gross: $12.53M

9/10

33. Strangers on a Train (1951)

PG | 101 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

88 Metascore

A psychopath forces a tennis star to comply with his theory that two strangers can get away with murder.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, Leo G. Carroll

Votes: 115,693 | Gross: $7.63M

9/10

34. A Crack in the Floor (2001)

R | 90 min | Horror

For the past 33 years Jeremiah Hill has lived alone, with no contact with the outside world, and he intends to keep it that way. Jeremiah's mother had always warned him not to associate ... See full summary »

Directors: Sean Stanek, Corbin Timbrook | Stars: Mario Lopez, Gary Busey, Bo Hopkins, Rance Howard

Votes: 945

9/10

35. Angela (1995)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

The ten year-old Angela and her little sister Ellie move to an old house in the countryside with her parents Mae and Andrew. Their mother has mental illness and has just left an institution... See full summary »

Director: Rebecca Miller | Stars: Miranda Rhyne, Charlotte Eve Blythe, Anna Levine, John Ventimiglia

Votes: 754

9/10

36. Adam & Evil (2004)

R | 90 min | Horror

A group of sexy high school graduates are ready for a weekend of serious partying at a remote camp ground. Soon a murderer is on the loose...

Director: Andrew Van Slee | Stars: Sean Arnfinson, Dave Barton, Lynsey Brothers, Erica Cerra

Votes: 683

9/10

37. Amusement (2008)

R | 85 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Three women are stalked by a killer with a grudge that extends back to the girls' childhoods.

Director: John Simpson | Stars: Katheryn Winnick, Laura Breckenridge, Jessica Lucas, Keir O'Donnell

Votes: 10,716

9/10

38. Alone in the Woods (1996)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

Two dopey kidnappers get more than they bargain for when a super-smart ten year old which gets separate from his parents, which also uncovers their plot....and swings into action, Home Alone-style.

Director: John Putch | Stars: Daniel McVicar, Laraine Newman, Sarah Bibb, Brady Bluhm

Votes: 192

9/10

39. A Very Fairy Christmas (2006 TV Movie)

TV-Y | 48 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

In the days leading up to Christmas a young girl, Leah Carpenter, moves to a new city with her parents. While at Santa's workshop in the North Pole, Santa Clause is meeting with Shaily, the... See full summary »

Director: Ron Crown | Stars: Ashleigh Ball, Kathleen Barr, Alexandra Carter, Holly Eccleston

Votes: 24

9/10

40. The Birds (1963)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

87 Metascore

A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette

Votes: 157,136 | Gross: $11.40M

9/10

41. Adventures in Babysitting (1987)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

45 Metascore

A babysitter must battle her way through the big city after being stranded there with the kids she's looking after.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Elisabeth Shue, Maia Brewton, Keith Coogan, Anthony Rapp

Votes: 34,503 | Gross: $34.37M

9/10

42. The Wicker Man (1973)

R | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

87 Metascore

A Police Sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl who the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there.

Director: Robin Hardy | Stars: Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Britt Ekland

Votes: 60,677 | Gross: $0.06M

9/10

43. Are You Scared? (2006 Video)

R | 79 min | Horror

Six kidnapped teens awake in an abandoned factory to discover they're being filmed for a twisted and terrifying reality show.

Director: Andy Hurst | Stars: Alethea Kutscher, Erin Consalvi, Brad Ashten, Carlee Avers

Votes: 2,790

8 or 9/10

44. April Fool's Day (2008 Video)

Unrated | 91 min | Horror

A year after an April Fool's Day prank which resulted in the death of one of their set, a group of friends find themselves targeted by someone who is out for revenge.

Directors: Mitchell Altieri, Phil Flores | Stars: Taylor Cole, Josh Henderson, Scout Taylor-Compton, Joe Egender

Votes: 3,550

8 or 9/10

45. April Fool's Day (1986)

R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery

Nine college students staying at a friend's remote island mansion begin to fall victim to an unseen murderer over the April Fool's Day weekend.

Director: Fred Walton | Stars: Deborah Foreman, Griffin O'Neal, Clayton Rohner, Jay Baker

Votes: 12,852 | Gross: $12.95M

8 or 9/10

46. An American Haunting (2005)

PG-13 | 83 min | Drama, History, Horror

38 Metascore

Based on the true events of the only case in US History where a spirit caused the death of a man.

Director: Courtney Solomon | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Sissy Spacek, Rachel Hurd-Wood, James D'Arcy

Votes: 23,901 | Gross: $16.30M

8/10

47. Aladdin (1992)

G | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

86 Metascore

A kindhearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman

Votes: 331,059 | Gross: $217.35M

8/10

48. Voices (2008 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 89 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Following a near-death experience, Ellie Daly is terrified to realize she is able to see and speak with the dead. Returning home, she's approached by the angry ghost of a dead woman, who ... See full summary »

Director: Don Terry | Stars: Amy Acker, Bronwen Booth, Steve Cumyn, John Ralston

Votes: 269

8/10

49. Adam (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2