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1. 12 Monkeys (1995)

R | 129 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.0
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74 Metascore

In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt, Joseph Melito

Votes: 548,055 | Gross: $57.14M

2. Grizzly Man (2005)

R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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87 Metascore

A devastating and heart-rending take on grizzly bear activists Timothy Treadwell and Amie Huguenard, who were killed in October of 2003 while living among grizzly bears in Alaska.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Timothy Treadwell, Amie Huguenard, Werner Herzog, Carol Dexter

Votes: 49,206 | Gross: $3.17M

3. Popular (1999–2001)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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Two girls who despise each other, due to being on opposite sides of the "popularity fence", are forced together upon learning that their parents are getting married.

Stars: Leslie Bibb, Carly Pope, Tamara Mello, Christopher Gorham

Votes: 5,803

4. Earthlings (2005)

95 min | Documentary, Horror

8.7
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Using hidden cameras and never-before-seen footage, Earthlings chronicles the day-to-day practices of the largest industries in the world, all of which rely entirely on animals for profit.

Director: Shaun Monson | Star: Joaquin Phoenix

Votes: 16,529

5. Doctor Dolittle (1967)

Approved | 152 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.2
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34 Metascore

After the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientele, he and his friends escape their hometown to the sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 7,823 | Gross: $9.00M

6. Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde (2003)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy

4.8
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47 Metascore

Elle Woods heads to Washington, D.C. to join the staff of a Representative in order to pass a bill to ban animal testing.

Director: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field, Bob Newhart, Regina King

Votes: 58,119 | Gross: $90.19M

7. Return to Me (2000)

PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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54 Metascore

A man who falls in love with the woman who received his wife's heart must decide which woman it is who holds his heart.

Director: Bonnie Hunt | Stars: David Duchovny, Minnie Driver, Carroll O'Connor, Robert Loggia

Votes: 18,743 | Gross: $32.66M

8. Fly Away Home (1996)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.8
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A father and daughter decide to attempt to lead a flock of orphaned Canada Geese south by air.

Director: Carroll Ballard | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Anna Paquin, Dana Delany, Terry Kinney

Votes: 22,387 | Gross: $24.51M

9. Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

8.3
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Follow the shocking, yet humorous, journey of an aspiring environmentalist, as he daringly seeks to find the real solution to the most pressing environmental issues and true path to sustainability.

Directors: Kip Andersen, Keegan Kuhn | Stars: Lisa Agabian, Manucher Alemi, Lindsey Allen, Kip Andersen

Votes: 18,643

10. Black Sheep (2006)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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62 Metascore

An experiment in genetic engineering turns harmless sheep into bloodthirsty killers that terrorize a sprawling New Zealand farm.

Director: Jonathan King | Stars: Oliver Driver, Nathan Meister, Tammy Davis, Matthew Chamberlain

Votes: 37,923 | Gross: $0.08M

11. Tomcats (2001)

R | 95 min | Comedy

5.4
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15 Metascore

At the wedding of a friend, the remaining bachelors bet on staying single. 7 years later, one of the 2 remaining loses $51000 in Vegas. He must get the other guy married to cash in and pay his debt or die. A cute woman helps him.

Director: Gregory Poirier | Stars: Shannon Elizabeth, Jerry O'Connell, Jake Busey, Horatio Sanz

Votes: 16,942 | Gross: $13.56M

12. The Shaggy Dog (2006)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.4
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43 Metascore

A man tries to live a normal life despite the fact that he sometimes turns into a sheepdog.

Director: Brian Robbins | Stars: Tim Allen, Kristin Davis, Craig Kilborn, Zena Grey

Votes: 17,438 | Gross: $61.12M

13. The Protector (2005)

R | 111 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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52 Metascore

A young fighter named Kham must go to Australia to retrieve his stolen elephant. With the help of a Thai-born Australian detective, Kham must take on all comers, including a gang led by an evil woman and her two deadly bodyguards.

Director: Prachya Pinkaew | Stars: Tony Jaa, Nathan Jones, Xing Jin, Petchtai Wongkamlao

Votes: 33,902 | Gross: $11.91M

14. The Plague Dogs (1982)

PG-13 | 103 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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Two dogs escape from a laboratory and are hunted as possible carriers of the bubonic plague.

Director: Martin Rosen | Stars: John Hurt, Christopher Benjamin, James Bolam, Nigel Hawthorne

Votes: 6,314

15. Spoor (2017)

128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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61 Metascore

Janina Duszejko, an elderly woman, lives alone in the Klodzko Valley where a series of mysterious crimes are committed. Duszejko is convinced that she knows who or what is the murderer, but nobody believes her.

Directors: Agnieszka Holland, Kasia Adamik | Stars: Agnieszka Mandat, Wiktor Zborowski, Jakub Gierszal, Patricia Volny

Votes: 3,491

16. Babe: Pig in the City (1998)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.7
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68 Metascore

Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.

Director: George Miller | Stars: Magda Szubanski, Elizabeth Daily, Mickey Rooney, James Cromwell

Votes: 30,044 | Gross: $18.32M

17. Black Beauty (1994)

G | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.6
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The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.

Director: Caroline Thompson | Stars: Sean Bean, David Thewlis, Docs Keepin Time, Alan Cumming

Votes: 8,665 | Gross: $4.63M

18. Fast Food Nation (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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64 Metascore

An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Bruce Willis, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Wilmer Valderrama

Votes: 22,730 | Gross: $1.00M

19. Project X (1987)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.1
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61 Metascore

An Air Force pilot joins a top secret military experiment involving chimps, but begins to suspect there might be something more to the mysterious "Project X".

Director: Jonathan Kaplan | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Helen Hunt, Willie, Okko

Votes: 9,695 | Gross: $18.53M

20. The Electric Horseman (1979)

PG | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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64 Metascore

A rodeo star past his prime steals his company's horse and rides into the desert, with a feisty reporter accompanying him.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Valerie Perrine, Willie Nelson

Votes: 6,967 | Gross: $61.80M

21. Carnage (2017)

68 min | Comedy

7.8
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Simon Amstell: Carnage It's 2067, the UK is vegan, but older generations are suffering the guilt of their carnivorous past. Simon Amstell asks us to forgive them for the horrors of what they swallowed.

Director: Simon Amstell | Stars: Samantha Spiro, James Smith, James Bloor, Andy Rush

Votes: 1,162

22. I Dreamed of Africa (2000)

PG-13 | 114 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

5.6
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33 Metascore

Kuki, a divorced Italian socialite, changes her life after a serious car crash. She accepts a marriage proposal from Paolo Gallmann, a man she doesn't know well, and she moves to Kenya with... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Kim Basinger, Vincent Perez, Liam Aiken, Garrett Strommen

Votes: 4,193 | Gross: $6.54M

23. The Eternal Jew (1940)

62 min | Documentary, History

4.9
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Under the guise of a brutally honest documentary, this malevolent propaganda film aims to be an "indispensable tool in the hands of the Aryan race", designed to depict the "true" Jew when the masks of western civilisation fall off.

Director: Fritz Hippler | Stars: Curt Bois, Charles Chaplin, Albert Einstein, Adolf Hitler

Votes: 3,377

24. Born Free (1966)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.2
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The story of George and Joy Adamson and the orphaned lion cub, Elsa, they adopt.

Directors: James Hill, Tom McGowan | Stars: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Geoffrey Keen, Peter Lukoye

Votes: 5,566

25. The List of Adrian Messenger (1963)

Not Rated | 98 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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A former intelligence officer is tasked by the heir to the Gleneyre estate to investigate the unusual deaths of a disparate group of eleven men on a list.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Tony Curtis, Burt Lancaster

Votes: 4,499

26. The Extra Man (2010)

R | 108 min | Comedy

5.8
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56 Metascore

A man who escorts wealthy widows in New York's Upper East Side takes a young aspiring playwright under his wing.

Directors: Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini | Stars: Kevin Kline, Paul Dano, Katie Holmes, Marian Seldes

Votes: 4,630 | Gross: $0.45M

27. Life Is Ruff (2005 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Family

4.9
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Calvin Wheeler is a scheming 13-year-old boy with everything going for him, except for an original issue of his precious comic book collection. When a prized show-dog chases him down while ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Haid | Stars: Kyle Massey, Kay Panabaker, Mitchel Musso, Carter Jenkins

Votes: 1,189

28. Free Jimmy (2006)

86 min | Animation, Comedy

6.0
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Four stoners, five vegans, three mobsters, four hunters, and a million reasons to free one junkie elephant.

Director: Christopher Nielsen | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Simon Pegg, Phil Daniels, Jay Simpson

Votes: 6,397

29. Matilda (1978)

G | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

3.4
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A small-time talent agent discovers an amazing boxing kangaroo and figures to use it as his stepping-stone into the big time.

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Elliott Gould, Clive Revill, Harry Guardino, Roy Clark

Votes: 295

30. Stardom (2000)

R | 100 min | Drama, Comedy

5.6
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36 Metascore

A young girl is plucked from small-town obscurity and thrust into the spotlight of the glamorous world of super-models.

Director: Denys Arcand | Stars: Jessica Paré, Victoria Snow, Jessica Mackenzie, Macha Grenon

Votes: 1,584 | Gross: $0.08M

31. LD 50 Lethal Dose (2003)

R | 97 min | Horror

4.1
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Re-formed by a coded message to their web site, a group of animal rights activists set off to free an imprisoned colleague from a terrifying ordeal. Their rescue mission leads them to a ... See full summary »

Director: Simon De Selva | Stars: Katharine Towne, Mel B, Tom Hardy, Ross McCall

Votes: 868

32. Year of the Dog (I) (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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70 Metascore

A secretary's life changes in unexpected ways after her dog dies.

Director: Mike White | Stars: Molly Shannon, John C. Reilly, Peter Sarsgaard, Laura Dern

Votes: 5,883 | Gross: $1.54M

33. Spidarlings (2016)

Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical

6.9
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Poverty stricken lovers Eden and Matilda have enough trouble just getting through the days, but when Eden buys a pet spider the real troubles start.

Director: Salem Kapsaski | Stars: Sophia Disgrace, Rahel Kapsaski, Lee Mark Jones, Rusty Goffe

Votes: 155 | Gross: $0.00M

34. The Shooting Party (1985)

98 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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While Europe stands on the brink of World War I in Autumn 1913, Sir Randolph Nettleby hosts a weekend of shooting on his estate for European aristocrats.

Director: Alan Bridges | Stars: James Mason, Edward Fox, Dorothy Tutin, John Gielgud

Votes: 1,247

35. Born Free (1974)

60 min | Adventure, Family

7.0
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The adventures of two married game wardens in Kenya.

Stars: Gary Collins, Diana Muldaur, Peter Lukoye, Joseph De Craft

Votes: 96

36. Harvie Krumpet (2003)

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Short

8.0
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The odd biography of a man who has Tourette's Syndrome, chronic bad luck, menial jobs, nudist tendencies, and a book of "fakts" hung around his neck.

Director: Adam Elliot | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Kamahl, John Flaus, Julie Forsyth

Votes: 7,915

37. Going Bananas (1987)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy

2.7
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While on vacation in a fictitious African country, the young son of a US senator, his guardian and their guide must stop the corrupt local police chief and the shady owner of a local circus from capturing their new friend - a talking ape.

Director: Boaz Davidson | Stars: Dom DeLuise, Jimmie Walker, David Mendenhall, Deep Roy

Votes: 371

38. Savage Man Savage Beast (1975)

Unrated | 94 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

5.3
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A notorious mondo film depicting unbelievable and bizarre rituals, animal killing and cruelty, and people being killed and eaten, all by either animals or humans against each other or themselves.

Directors: Antonio Climati, Mario Morra | Stars: Giuseppe Rinaldi, Pit Dernitz

Votes: 312

39. The Fruit Machine (1988)

R | 103 min | Drama

6.4
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Two gay teenagers go on the run after witnessing a murder.

Director: Philip Saville | Stars: Emile Charles, Tony Forsyth, Robert Stephens, Clare Higgins

Votes: 452

40. We Put the World to Sleep

Adventure, Drama, Mystery | Post-production

While making an apocalyptic film about two lovers ending the world, Adrian and Duru get lost in the characters they play and embark on a secret mission to end the world for real to save it from suffering.

Director: Adrian Tofei | Stars: Adrian Tofei, Andreea Enciu, Danha Yunes, Duru Yücel-Tofei

41. Born Free: A New Adventure (1996 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama, Adventure, Family

5.2
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Another thrilling adventure for Elsa the lioness as she works her magic on two teenagers struggling with changes in their life

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace | Stars: Jonathan Brandis, Ariana Richards, Chris Noth, Lea Moreno

Votes: 274

42. Speciesism: The Movie (2013)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.3
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27 Metascore

A young man begins investigating the underworld of "factory farming" and soon discovers a growing political and intellectual movement that considers animals as important as humans.

Director: Mark Devries | Stars: Steven Best, Richard Dawkins, Gary Francione, Temple Grandin

Votes: 1,192

43. Dawgtown

Animation, Action, Drama | Filming

As a competitor in the most well funded pit-fighting organization in the world, a young Pitbull leads a revolt in a dangerous break for freedom.

Director: Justin Murphy | Stars: Stacey Dash, Jason Beghe, Kayla Radomski, George Foreman

44. The Anarchist Cookbook (2002)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.1
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36 Metascore

A dramedy that centers on a self-procalimed anarchist and his like-minded friends.

Director: Jordan Susman | Stars: Devon Gummersall, Dylan Bruno, Gina Philips, Johnny Whitworth

Votes: 1,319

45. To Walk with Lions (1999)

PG-13 | 108 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

6.9
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George Adamson fights to save Kenya's wildlife. Together with his young assistant Tony Fitzjohn, he battles to keep the animals on his game reserve, and "Kora", from dangerous poachers.

Director: Carl Schultz | Stars: Richard Harris, John Michie, Kerry Fox, Ian Bannen

Votes: 756

46. A Different Way (2003)

100 min | Drama

4.4
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Hannah is 18 and she has just moved away from home, planning a life on her own. She meets Jens, who pretends to be a teacher and says that he likes her poems. There are other friends as ... See full summary »

Director: Christina Olofson | Stars: Tove Edfeldt, Joel Kinnaman, Adnan Zorlak, Bibjana Mustafaj

Votes: 434

47. I Married an Angel (1942)

Passed | 84 min | Fantasy, Musical, Romance

5.8
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A count who ignores an infatuated secretary thinks he has met his match when an angel from Heaven shows up.

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Roy Del Ruth | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Edward Everett Horton, Binnie Barnes

Votes: 431

48. Jaanwar (1982)

Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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A young woman (Zeenat Aman), who grows up in the wild, knows the secret of a lost treasure, and is also the heir to the throne. She meets with a young man (Rajesh Khanna) and both fall in ... See full summary »

Director: Ali Raza | Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Pradeep Kumar, Pran

Votes: 41

49. Living Free (1972)

G | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.1
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When Elsa's three mischievous cubs begin wreaking havoc on the nearby villages, Joy and her husband are forced to move them hundreds of miles to a game preserve.

Director: Jack Couffer | Stars: Nigel Davenport, Susan Hampshire, Geoffrey Keen, Edward Judd

Votes: 511

50. Tommy and the Wildcat (1998)

102 min | Adventure, Family, Drama

5.4
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Twelve-year-old Tommy reluctantly moves with his father from the big city to a small Lapp village - the childhood home of his mother, who has recently died. The village is close to the ... See full summary »

Directors: Raimo O. Niemi, Ville Suhonen | Stars: Konsta Hietanen, Risto Tuorila, Jarmo Mäkinen, Antti Virmavirta

Votes: 905



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