I Need To Know - Most asked for...by St-Ar | created - 04 Jul 2012 | updated - 01 Jun 2015 | Public
This is a list of films that get asked for most frequently on IMDb's "I Need To Know" board.
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1. The Quest (1985)
PG | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Still grieving the loss of his parents, a young boy living in Australia finds himself caught up in the magic of an Aboriginal myth that might be more real than anyone knows.
2. Fortress (1985)
TV-MA | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
An Australian school teacher and her students are kidnapped. She and the children fight for their lives and try to escape from their captors.
3. Sole Survivor (1970 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy
This story is loosely based on the discovery of the B-24 "Liberator" bomber the "Lady Be Good" that was found in the Libyan desert after the crew got lost on their 1st bombing mission to Italy.
4. Robot Jox (1989)
PG | 85 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
It is post-World War III. War is outlawed. In its place, are matches between large Robots called Robot Jox. These matches take place between two large superpowers over disputed territories.... See full summary »
Votes: 5,277 | Gross: $1.27M
5. The Quiet Earth (1985)
R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda.
Votes: 23,148 | Gross: $2.12M
8. When a Stranger Calls Back (1993 TV Movie)
R | 94 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young babysitter, all alone in the house with two children asleep above, is bothered by a stranger. Unfortunately, the phone's dead...
9. After Hours (1985)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho who he met that evening at a coffee shop.
Votes: 50,638 | Gross: $10.60M
13. The Phantom Tollbooth (1970)
G | 90 min | Family, Adventure, Animation
Milo is a boy who is bored with life. One day he comes home to find a toll booth in his room. Having nothing better to do, he gets in his toy car and drives through - only to emerge in a world full of adventure.
14. Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1973 TV Movie)
Unrated | 74 min | Horror
A young couple inherits an old mansion inhabited by small demon-like creatures who are determined to make the wife one of their own.
15. Bad Ronald (1974 TV Movie)
Unrated | 74 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A perverted teenage boy who lives in the walls of a house finds the house sold to a family after his mother dies, and he falls for one of the new residents.
16. The Bermuda Depths (1978 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 98 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Scientists investigating the briny deep are threatened by a giant turtle and the spirit of a young brunette swimmer in the Bermuda Triangle.
17. Where Have All the People Gone (1974 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A strange series of solar flares proves fatal for inhabitants of the Earth, except for the fortunate few who are somehow immune to the effects. Animals go insane and human beings turn to ... See full summary »
The Magical World of Disney (1954–1991)
Child of Glass
Unrated | 93 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A boy continues to see a ghost of a Creole girl and he has to help her solve a riddle...otherwise he might be haunted for the rest of his life!
21. Defending Your Life (1991)
PG | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
In an afterlife way station resembling a block of hotels, the lives of the recently-deceased are examined in a court-like setting.
Votes: 15,679 | Gross: $16.37M
22. Mindhunters (2004)
R | 106 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.
Votes: 55,369 | Gross: $4.48M
23. The Heavenly Kid (1985)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A hip guardian angel named Bobby Fantana, who died in a car race in the 60s, reluctantly agrees to watch over lonely 80s high schooler Lenny Barnes who needs guidance on how to become cool.
Votes: 3,817 | Gross: $3.85M
24. Running Scared (2006)
R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A low-ranking thug is entrusted by his crime boss to dispose of a gun that killed corrupt cops, but things get out of control when the gun ends up in wrong hands.
Votes: 94,419 | Gross: $6.86M
25. Night of the Demons (1988)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell.
Votes: 11,887 | Gross: $3.11M
26. Goliath Awaits (1981 TV Movie)
PG | 200 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
During World War II, the passenger liner Goliath is sunk by a German submarine. Portions of the ship's hull remain airtight, and some of the passengers and crew survive. Over the decades ... See full summary »
28. Playing Dangerous (1995)
PG-13 | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A young scientific whiz (Mikey LeBeau) virtually single-handedly defeats corporate mercernaries who take his family hostage to get a blueprint for a top secret super-fast computer chip.
29. Remote (1993 Video)
PG | 80 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Home Alone clone about a 13-year-old boy, obsessed with making remote controlled toys, decides to put them to use when he's trapped in a vacant model suburban house with three moronic ... See full summary »
31. Something Evil (1972 TV Movie)
Unrated | 73 min | Horror
A young couple moves into a farmhouse in rural Pennsylvania. What they don't know is that there is an unseen presence in the house, and that it wants to take possession of the wife.
32. Crowhaven Farm (1970 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Drama, Horror
A young couple inherits a farm. Hoping that the rural location might help to patch up their strained marriage, they move into it, only to be confronted by the supernatural forces that inhabit it.
33. Warriors of Virtue (1997)
PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
A young boy is whisked away to the mythical land of Tao where he becomes the center of a conflict between an evil lord and a group of animal warriors.
Votes: 2,662 | Gross: $6.45M
34. Crime Busters (1977)
PG | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Adventure
An attempted robbery turns to be an unexpected recruitment when two unemployed men mistakenly break into a police office instead of a store.
35. Northstar (1986 TV Movie)
90 min | Sci-Fi
An astronaut's ship passes through a strange magnetic field on its way back to Earth, and when he emerges from it after landing, he finds he has acquired superhuman powers and a super-genius IQ.
36. Time Masters (1982)
78 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Piel, a 7 or 8 year old boy, is alone on the desert planet Perdide, only survivor of an attack by giant hornets. Calling for help, Piel's father's friend Jaffar keeps contact with the kid ... See full summary »
The Magical World of Disney (1954–1991)
Unrated | 96 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
When a man is exposed to an alien gas, he acquires the ability to heal instantly and survive any injury or toxin.
38. Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A fantasy about the lonely boy who is transferred from his dull life with his adoptive parents to the land where his real father is the King. In that country, he sets out on a quest, ... See full summary »
40. Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Horror
In a small Southern town, a wrongfully-killed man exacts revenge on those who murdered him from beyond the grave.
41. The Challenge (1970 TV Movie)
74 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Gallery, a U.S. commando, and Yuro, an enemy commando, are sent to a no man's Pacific jungle island to capture a crashed U.S. space satellite. Whoever survives, wins. Their nations have agreed to this to avoid war, but they cheat.