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1. Ready Player One (2018)

PG-13 | 140 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.5
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64 Metascore

When the creator of a virtual reality called the OASIS dies, he makes a posthumous challenge to all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune and control of his world.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Lena Waithe

Votes: 315,379 | Gross: $137.69M

2. Coming to America (1988)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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47 Metascore

An extremely pampered African Prince travels to Queens, New York, and goes undercover to find a wife that he can respect for her intelligence and will.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Paul Bates, Garcelle Beauvais, Feather

Votes: 149,008 | Gross: $128.15M

3. Bumblebee (2018)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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66 Metascore

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small California beach town. On the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, Charlie Watson discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken.

Director: Travis Knight | Stars: Hailee Steinfeld, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., John Cena, Jason Drucker

Votes: 105,741 | Gross: $127.20M

4. Ted (2012)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.9
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62 Metascore

John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori.

Director: Seth MacFarlane | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale

Votes: 543,725 | Gross: $218.82M

5. The Frozen Ground (2013)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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37 Metascore

An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.

Director: Scott Walker | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Vanessa Hudgens, John Cusack, Dean Norris

Votes: 52,676

6. Paris, Texas (1984)

R | 145 min | Drama

8.1
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78 Metascore

Travis Henderson, an aimless drifter who has been missing for four years, wanders out of the desert and must reconnect with society, himself, his life, and his family.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clément

Votes: 76,796 | Gross: $2.18M

7. TRON (1982)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.8
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58 Metascore

A computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of a heroic security program.

Director: Steven Lisberger | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan

Votes: 107,171 | Gross: $33.00M

8. Perfect (1985)

R | 115 min | Drama, Romance

4.5
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46 Metascore

A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn't love at first sight.

Director: James Bridges | Stars: John Travolta, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ramey Ellis, Alma Beltran

Votes: 4,255 | Gross: $12.92M

9. Secret Admirer (1985)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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46 Metascore

An anonymous love letter left in Michael's locker on the last day of school wreaks havoc on his life and the lives of everyone who come in contact with it.

Director: David Greenwalt | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Lori Loughlin, Kelly Preston, Dee Wallace

Votes: 5,950 | Gross: $8.62M

10. Variações: Guardian Angel (2019)

109 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.5
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A biopic about António Variações, a famous Portuguese pop rock singer from the 80s who died from AIDS-related complications in 1984.

Director: João Maia | Stars: Sérgio Praia, Filipe Duarte, Victoria Guerra, Augusto Madeira

Votes: 1,147

11. The Last Dragon (1985)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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In New York City, a young man searches for a Master to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the Glow.

Director: Michael Schultz | Stars: Taimak, Vanity, Christopher Murney, Julius Carry

Votes: 11,976 | Gross: $25.75M

12. American Gigolo (1980)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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57 Metascore

A Los Angeles male escort, who mostly caters to an older female clientèle, is accused of a murder which he did not commit.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Hector Elizondo, Nina van Pallandt

Votes: 19,692 | Gross: $23.00M

13. Inferno (1980)

R | 106 min | Horror

6.6
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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.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Daria Nicolodi

Votes: 16,589

14. House II: The Second Story (1987)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.4
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The new owner of a sinister house gets involved with reanimated corpses and demons searching for an ancient Aztec skull with magic powers.

Director: Ethan Wiley | Stars: Arye Gross, Jonathan Stark, Royal Dano, Bill Maher

Votes: 9,324 | Gross: $7.80M

15. Evils of the Night (1985)

R | 84 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.5
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Vacationing teens are systematically kidnapped and taken to a strange, rural hospital, run by a mysterious group that needs their blood.

Director: Mardi Rustam | Stars: Neville Brand, Aldo Ray, Tina Louise, John Carradine

Votes: 998

16. Age of Summer (2018)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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A determined teenage boy struggles to find acceptance within the Jr. Lifeguards of Hermosa Beach while juggling relationships and challenges in the summer of 1986.

Director: Bill Kiely | Stars: Peter Stormare, Brian Van Holt, Percy Hynes White, Diarmaid Murtagh

Votes: 424

17. 1985 (2018)

85 min | Drama

6.9
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71 Metascore

A closeted young man goes home for the holidays and struggles to reveal his dire circumstances to his conservative family.

Director: Yen Tan | Stars: Cory Michael Smith, Virginia Madsen, Michael Chiklis, Jamie Chung

Votes: 1,145

18. That Was Then... This Is Now (1985)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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45 Metascore

Two juvenile delinquents find themselves growing apart, for one is growing up, and the other is staying young and reckless.

Director: Christopher Cain | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Craig Sheffer, Larry B. Scott, Matthew Dudley

Votes: 2,008 | Gross: $8.63M

19. Prince Avalanche (2013)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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73 Metascore

Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind.

Director: David Gordon Green | Stars: Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch, Lance LeGault, Joyce Payne

Votes: 17,933 | Gross: $0.20M

20. Cropsey (2009)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Crime, Horror

6.3
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73 Metascore

Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances.

Directors: Barbara Brancaccio, Joshua Zeman | Stars: Joshua Zeman, Barbara Brancaccio, Bill Ellis, Dorothy D'Eletto

Votes: 7,228 | Gross: $0.05M

21. Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy

4.6
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18 Metascore

A young breakdancer hits his head during a talent show and slips into a coma for twenty years. Waking up in 2006, he looks to revive his and his team's career with the help of his girlfriend and his parents.

Director: Harvey Glazer | Stars: Jamie Kennedy, Maria Menounos, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Michael Rosenbaum

Votes: 6,596 | Gross: $4.50M

22. John Carpenter: Christine (2017 Video)

4 min | Short, Horror, Music

7.4
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A girl hitching a ride as her car is broken stumbles upon a familiar Plymouth Fury.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: John Carpenter, Rita Volk

Votes: 180

23. In Search of Darkness (2019)

260 min | Documentary, Horror | Post-production

An exploration of '80s horror movies through the perspective of the actors, directors, producers and SFX craftspeople who made them, and their impact on contemporary cinema.

Director: David A. Weiner | Stars: John Carpenter, Jeffrey Combs, Keith David, Cassandra Peterson

24. Playing for Keeps (1986)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy

4.2
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Danny, Spikes and Silk have just recently graduated from high school in New York. Danny finds a title deed for a huge house in a small town. He has a dream to turn it into a Rock n' Roll ... See full summary »

Directors: Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein | Stars: Daniel Jordano, Matthew Penn, Leon W. Grant, Mary B. Ward

Votes: 561 | Gross: $2.67M

25. Moonbeam City (2015)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Mystery

6.9
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The show follows the exploits of Dazzle Novak, an idiotic detective who commits more crimes than the criminals he tries to lock up. With the glamorous, tyrannical, chief Pizzaz Miller ... See full summary »

Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Will Forte, Rob Lowe, Kate Mara

Votes: 1,859

26. One Deadly Summer (1983)

R | 133 min | Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Oozing sensuality, a young woman arrives in a small town and gets married to the local mechanic. Was it love at first sight? What links her enigmatic presence to the family's piano? Is it curiosity or is it something far more sinister?

Director: Jean Becker | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Alain Souchon, Suzanne Flon, Jenny Clève

Votes: 3,822

27. Bomb: A Love Story (2018)

96 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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The film is based on the Tehran's Bombardment conditions in 1988.

Director: Payman Maadi | Stars: Leila Hatami, Payman Maadi, Siamak Ansari, Habib Rezaei

Votes: 967

28. Ola Bola (2016)

113 min | Drama, History, Sport

7.7
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It is a story set in the 1980s during tumultuous economic times, about an unlikely team of footballers whose disagreements have left them with a streak of embarrassing losses. Personal ... See full summary »

Director: Keng Guan Chiu | Stars: J.C. Chee, Luqman Hafidz, Andy Darrel Gomes, Taufiq Hanafi

Votes: 613

29. Reply 1988 (2015–2016)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

8.8
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Follows the lives of 5 families living on the same street in a neighbourhood called Ssangmundong in Seoul. It takes a nostalgic look back at the year 1988.

Stars: Hyeri Lee, Bo-Gum Park, Kyung-pyo Go, Jun-yeol Ryu

Votes: 1,258

30. Videoman (2018)

93 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

5.7
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A VHS collector and a woman obsessed with the 80s, both alcoholics, initiates a romance that helps them battle their personal failures.

Director: Kristian A. Söderström | Stars: Stefan Sauk, Lena Nilsson, Morgan Alling, Martin Wallström

Votes: 292

31. Baby Sister (1983 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

5.5
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Immature dropout Annie concocts a scheme to get her older sister's live-in boyfriend to date her instead.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Ted Wass, Phoebe Cates, Pamela Bellwood, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 203

32. Oliver Twist (I) (1982 TV Movie)

103 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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The classic Charles Dickens tale of an orphan boy who escapes the horrors of the orphanage only to be taken in by a band of thieves and pickpockets.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: George C. Scott, Tim Curry, Michael Hordern, Timothy West

Votes: 435

33. Super Capers: The Origins of Ed and the Missing Bullion (2009)

PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.1
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A good guy with no powers joins a superhero team with no clue against a bad guy with no shame.

Director: Ray Griggs | Stars: Justin Whalin, Ray Griggs, Danielle Harris, Michael Rooker

Votes: 976 | Gross: $0.03M

34. I Am (2019– )

Action, Drama | Pre-production

A high school senior's thirst for power and the peers who oppose him. Here, everyone's a villain.

Stars: Milynn Sarley, Bethany Michelle Curry, RiRia, Noah Copfer

35. Swan Lake (1981)

G | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.8
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A prince falls in love with a princess cursed to change into a swan by day, but their love is threatened by the sorcerer who keeps her imprisoned.

Director: Kimio Yabuki | Stars: Keiko Takeshita, Tarô Shigaki, Asao Koike, Yôko Asagami

Votes: 661

36. An Innocent Love (1982 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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A gifted 14-year-old junior at the University of Washington replies to an ad of a 19-year-old freshman to be her maths tutor, paving the way for a friendship and a silent first crush. Will the kind genius master the lessons of the heart?

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Melissa Sue Anderson, Doug McKeon, Steven Bauer, Kristoff St. John

Votes: 87

37. Night Trap (1992 Video Game)

MA-17 | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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Strange things have been occurring at the Martins' residence. Five teenagers have already disappeared while staying there.

Directors: James W. Riley, Randy Field | Stars: Dana Plato, Tracy Matheson, Debra Parks, Allison Rhea

Votes: 238

38. Antistrofi poreia (1987 Video)

85 min | Drama, Romance

3.5
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As a coincidental event unites a publisher and a hospital manager, sinister revelations entangle the couple with the aspiration of an editor-in-chief. Will he unearth the truth? After all, almost everybody has a skeleton in the closet.

Director: Manousos Manousakis | Stars: Alekos Alexandrakis, Zoi Laskari, Giorgos Kyritsis, Hristos Zorbas

Votes: 13

39. Unnatural (2015)

R | 89 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.9
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Global climate change prompts a scientific corporation to genetically modify Alaskan polar bears with horrific and deadly results.

Director: Hank Braxtan | Stars: James Remar, Sherilyn Fenn, Ron Carlson, Graham Greene

Votes: 1,600

40. Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (2013 Video Game)

M | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.4
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In a post-apocalyptic 2007, Cyber Commando Rex Powercolt faces off against his former commander Colonel Sloan, and tries to stop his nefarious plot to use dragon blood to turn the world's population into primitive savages.

Directors: Dean Evans, Alexandre Letendre | Stars: Michael Biehn, Grey Griffin, Phil LaMarr, Danny Blanco Hall

Votes: 1,545

41. Meet the Hollowheads (1989)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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The Hollowheads, a slightly darker and more satirical 80s take on The Jetsons (1962), have their hands full when the head of the family's sleazy and abusive boss invites himself to their family dinner.

Director: Thomas R. Burman | Stars: John Glover, Nancy Mette, Richard Portnow, Matt Shakman

Votes: 584

42. The Toy Soldiers (2014)

R | 143 min | Drama

6.0
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On one evening in a decade of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, the innocence of youth and family unravels. Five lives will change forever on this final evening before their hangout, The Toy Soldiers Roller Rink, closes its doors.

Director: Erik Peter Carlson | Stars: Najarra Townsend, Constance Brenneman, Chandler Rylko, Jeanette May Steiner

Votes: 511

43. Muertos de risa (1999)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Nino and Bruno are two comedians who reach the heights of success with their duo act, turning them into huge TV celebrities. However, the hate between them grows as fast, and as much, as their fame.

Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Santiago Segura, El Gran Wyoming, Álex Angulo, Carla Hidalgo

Votes: 2,931

44. Savage High (2015)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Mystery

7.0
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Manny Velazquez's first underground independent cult horror film about three students that are brutally murdered over the weekend as the students and staff are getting ready for the annual 'Wildcat Night', but the murderer walks among the peers ready to strike again, in this slasher flick.

Director: Manny Velazquez | Stars: Marilyn Gonzalez, Michael Glenn, Ashley Perez, Ian Pierce

Votes: 18

45. Ta kamakia (1981)

93 min | Comedy

4.2
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This comedy takes place during a hot summer at a Greek island. We meet Stathis and his company and we watch as they try to get the attention of all kinds of beautiful foreign girls.

Director: Omiros Efstratiadis | Stars: Kostas Karras, Antonis Papadopoulos, Stathis Psaltis, Makis Demiris

Votes: 167

46. Lady Avenger (1988)

82 min | Action, Drama

4.4
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Maggie's brother is brutally killed by a gang of thugs. Maggie is in prison but is allowed to leave to go to her brother's funeral. At the funeral, she takes off and goes on a quest for her... See full summary »

Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Peggy McIntaggart, Tony Josephs, Jacolyn Leeman, Michelle Bauer

Votes: 107

47. Kamikazi, agapi mou (1983)

98 min | Comedy

5.9
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A kind pipe-dreamer has hopes in pursuing his aspirations and marrying his sweetheart; however, a string of unforeseen situations will bring him back to square one. But, what good is a motorcycle when his love is in someone else's arms?

Director: Giannis Dalianidis | Stars: Stathis Psaltis, Stamatis Gardelis, Kaiti Finou, Sofia Aliberti

Votes: 628

48. The Big Snit (1985)

10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.1
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A couple have a fight over a scrabble game unaware that a full scale nuclear war has started.

Director: Richard Condie | Stars: Jay Brazeau, Ida Osler, Randy Woods, Bill Guest

Votes: 1,614

49. Ta paidia tis piatsas (1979)

99 min | Comedy

5.5
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Fresh out of prison after four hard years of incarceration, a criminal mastermind and respected ringleader reunites with his old gang, relapsing into his old habits; however, is everything as it seems?

Director: Kostas Karagiannis | Stars: Nikos Rizos, Mimis Fotopoulos, Stathis Psaltis, Giannis Malouhos

Votes: 56

50. Swarm of the Snakehead (2006)

95 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.6
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A dysfunctional family vacations on Maryland shore during a deadly attack of intelligent snakehead fish.

Directors: Frank Lama, Joel Denning | Stars: Jamie Linck O'Brien, Lisa Burdette, Maggie Denning, Timothy Stultz

Votes: 139



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