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1. Dazed and Confused (1993)

R | 102 min | Comedy

7.6
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78 Metascore

The adventures of high school and junior high students on the last day of school in May 1976.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Jason London, Wiley Wiggins, Matthew McConaughey, Rory Cochrane

Votes: 150,328 | Gross: $7.99M

2. Brokeback Mountain (2005)

R | 134 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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87 Metascore

The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams, Randy Quaid

Votes: 304,569 | Gross: $83.04M

3. Independence Day (1996)

PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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59 Metascore

The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell

Votes: 502,720 | Gross: $306.17M

4. Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.2
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32 Metascore

Two decades after the first Independence Day invasion, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind's new space defenses be enough?

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Maika Monroe

Votes: 157,937 | Gross: $103.14M

5. Grown Ups (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy

5.9
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30 Metascore

After their high school basketball coach passes away, five good friends and former teammates reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek, Kevin James, Chris Rock

Votes: 214,628 | Gross: $162.00M

6. The Sandlot (1993)

PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.8
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55 Metascore

In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures.

Director: David Mickey Evans | Stars: Tom Guiry, Mike Vitar, Art LaFleur, Patrick Renna

Votes: 72,962 | Gross: $32.42M

7. Live Free or Die Hard (2007)

PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Thriller

7.1
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69 Metascore

John McClane and a young hacker join forces to take down master cyber-terrorist Thomas Gabriel in Washington D.C.

Director: Len Wiseman | Stars: Bruce Willis, Justin Long, Timothy Olyphant, Maggie Q

Votes: 374,807 | Gross: $134.53M

8. Flight of the Navigator (1986)

PG | 90 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

6.9
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64 Metascore

In 1978, a boy travels 8 years into the future and has an adventure with an intelligent, wisecracking alien ship.

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Cliff De Young, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 41,132 | Gross: $18.56M

9. Click (2006)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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45 Metascore

A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.

Director: Frank Coraci | Stars: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff

Votes: 287,946 | Gross: $137.36M

10. Shane (1953)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Western

7.6
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80 Metascore

A weary gunfighter attempts to settle down with a homestead family, but a smoldering settler/rancher conflict forces him to act.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, Van Heflin, Brandon De Wilde

Votes: 34,109 | Gross: $20.00M

11. The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)

G | 113 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.8
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43 Metascore

Now settled in Genovia, Princess Mia faces a new revelation: she is being primed for an arranged marriage to an English suitor.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Callum Blue, Julie Andrews, Hector Elizondo

Votes: 69,031 | Gross: $95.17M

12. Jonah Hex (2010)

PG-13 | 81 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

4.7
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33 Metascore

The U.S. military makes a scarred bounty hunter with warrants on his own head an offer he cannot refuse: in exchange for his freedom, he must stop a terrorist who is ready to unleash Hell on Earth.

Director: Jimmy Hayward | Stars: Josh Brolin, Megan Fox, John Malkovich, Michael Fassbender

Votes: 52,677 | Gross: $10.54M

13. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

R | 145 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.2
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75 Metascore

The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Tom Cruise, Bryan Larkin, Raymond J. Barry, Caroline Kava

Votes: 91,326 | Gross: $70.00M

14. K-PAX (2001)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.4
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49 Metascore

PROT is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.

Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack, Alfre Woodard

Votes: 168,743 | Gross: $50.34M

15. The Boy in the Plastic Bubble (1976 TV Movie)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.7
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70 Metascore

The girl next door makes a teen born with immune deficiencies want to leave his germ-free bubble.

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: John Travolta, Glynnis O'Connor, Robert Reed, Diana Hyland

Votes: 4,143

16. Vengeance: A Love Story (2017)

TV-MA | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.2
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A group of strangers come to the aid of a single mother seeking to bring her rapists to justice.

Director: Johnny Martin | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Anna Hutchison, Talitha Eliana Bateman, Deborah Kara Unger

Votes: 6,031

17. Blown Away (1994)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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An Irish bomber escapes from prison and targets a member of the Boston bomb squad.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Tommy Lee Jones, Suzy Amis, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 26,707 | Gross: $30.16M

18. Russkies (1987)

PG | 99 min | Drama

5.6
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A group of American boys and a shipwrecked Russian sailor become friends in the midst of the Cold War.

Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: Whip Hubley, Joaquin Phoenix, Peter Billingsley, Stefan DeSalle

Votes: 1,256 | Gross: $2.19M

19. Lady and the Tramp 2: Scamp's Adventure (2001 Video)

G | 69 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.9
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Seeking the freedom to be a wild dog, the son of Lady and the Tramp runs away to join a gang of junkyard dogs.

Directors: Darrell Rooney, Jeannine Roussel | Stars: Scott Wolf, Alyssa Milano, Chazz Palminteri, Jeff Bennett

Votes: 9,489

20. A Walk on the Moon (1999)

R | 107 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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70 Metascore

The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited blouse salesman.

Director: Tony Goldwyn | Stars: Diane Lane, Viggo Mortensen, Bobby Boriello, Anna Paquin

Votes: 7,618 | Gross: $4.74M

21. Drop Zone (1994)

R | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

5.6
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A tough cop teams up with a professional skydiver to capture a renegade computer hacker on the run from the law.

Director: John Badham | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Gary Busey, Yancy Butler, Michael Jeter

Votes: 18,307 | Gross: $28.72M

22. The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)

R | 89 min | Comedy

5.8
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39 Metascore

Used-car liquidator Don Ready is hired by a flailing auto dealership to turn their Fourth of July sale into a majorly profitable event.

Director: Neal Brennan | Stars: Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames, David Koechner, James Brolin

Votes: 19,668 | Gross: $15.10M

23. Holiday Inn (1942)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.5
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At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.

Director: Mark Sandrich | Stars: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Marjorie Reynolds, Virginia Dale

Votes: 11,877 | Gross: $8.18M

24. From Prada to Nada (2011)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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39 Metascore

A Latina spin on Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," where two spoiled sisters who have been left penniless after their father's sudden death are forced to move in with their estranged aunt in East Los Angeles.

Director: Angel Gracia | Stars: Camilla Belle, Alexa PenaVega, Kuno Becker, Tina French

Votes: 13,773 | Gross: $3.02M

25. Dragonwyck (1946)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Thriller, Mystery

7.0
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A simple Connecticut farm girl is recruited by a distant relative, an aristocratic patroon, to be governess to his young daughter in his Hudson Valley mansion.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Vincent Price, Glenn Langan

Votes: 3,368

26. An American Carol (2008)

PG-13 | 83 min | Comedy, Fantasy

4.1
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20 Metascore

An anti-American filmmaker who's out to abolish the July Fourth holiday is visited by three ghosts who try to change his perception of the country.

Director: David Zucker | Stars: Kevin P. Farley, Kelsey Grammer, Leslie Nielsen, Trace Adkins

Votes: 9,169 | Gross: $7.00M

27. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

Passed | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.7
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The life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer, and singer George M. Cohan.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston, Richard Whorf

Votes: 13,117 | Gross: $11.80M

28. The Evil in Us (2016)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

5.4
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While on a fourth of July holiday, six best friends fall victim to the insidious plan of a mysterious organization when they are unknowingly transformed into bloodthirsty cannibals.

Director: Jason William Lee | Stars: Debs Howard, Danny Zaporozan, Behtash Fazlali, Ian Collins

Votes: 2,391

29. Washington Square (1997)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Catherine Sloper has found the man of her dreams in Morris Townsend, but her plans to marry him are strongly opposed by her father, who believes Townsend is only interested in his daughter ... See full summary »

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Albert Finney, Maggie Smith, Ben Chaplin

Votes: 3,033 | Gross: $1.71M

30. Toby Tyler or Ten Weeks with a Circus (1960)

G | 96 min | Drama, Family

7.0
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Taken in by distant members of his family after being orphaned, Toby Tyler runs away to join the circus.

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Kevin Corcoran, Henry Calvin, Gene Sheldon, Bob Sweeney

Votes: 786

31. The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1943)

Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, War

7.6
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After an all-night send-off party for the troops, a small-town girl wakes up to find herself married and pregnant, but with no memory of her husband's identity.

Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Eddie Bracken, Betty Hutton, Diana Lynn, William Demarest

Votes: 6,318

32. The Spirit of '76 (1990)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Future Americans decide to time travel to 1776 to ask the founding fathers for the solutions to their problems. A glitch in the time machine changes their destination to 1976. Still ... See full summary »

Director: Lucas Reiner | Stars: Mark Mothersbaugh, Gerald V. Casale, Carl Reiner, Nancye Ferguson

Votes: 653

33. Asteroid (1997 TV Movie)

122 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.7
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With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to ... See full summary »

Director: Bradford May | Stars: Michael Biehn, Annabella Sciorra, Zach Charles, Don Franklin

Votes: 1,877

34. Jerry's Diary (1949)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.3
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The kiddie radio host, Uncle Dudley, reminds his listeners that it is "Be Kind to Animals" week. Tom resolves to be kind to his mouse-nemesis, Jerry, but the cat changes his mind after sneaking a look at Jerry's diary.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Star: Joseph Forte

Votes: 753

35. Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979 TV Movie)

TV-G | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now Winterbolt's awake. He gives ... See full summary »

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Red Buttons, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Alan Sues

Votes: 1,717

36. The Wild and the Innocent (1959)

Approved | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.5
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In Wyoming, mountain trapper Yancy goes to the nearest town to trade his pelts but gets into trouble when he tries to save runaway saloon girl Rosalie from her shameful job.

Director: Jack Sher | Stars: Audie Murphy, Joanne Dru, Gilbert Roland, Sandra Dee

Votes: 614

37. Madrasapattinam (2010)

162 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.8
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A film set in 1940s India, during the country's struggle for independence. The young daughter of an English governor falls in love with a local Indian boy.

Director: A.L. Vijay | Stars: Arya, Carole Trangmar-Palmer, Amy Jackson, Cochin Hanifa

Votes: 1,935

38. Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel (2011)

PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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69 Metascore

A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland.

Directors: Lisa Immordino Vreeland, Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt, Frédéric Tcheng | Stars: Diana Vreeland, Richard Avedon, David Bailey, Lauren Bacall

Votes: 1,326 | Gross: $1.00M

39. Mirage (2004)

107 min | Drama

7.6
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61 Metascore

As Macedonia faces its difficult transition, a boy escapes into a world of his own creation.

Director: Svetozar Ristovski | Stars: Vlado Jovanovski, Marko Kovacevic, Jordanco Cevrevski, Elena Mosevska

Votes: 1,004 | Gross: $0.00M

40. Sunnyside Up (1929)

121 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Molly and Bee, sweet young 'working girls,' live in a cheap room over a New York grocery store. Molly's idol, wealthy Jack Cromwell, lives in a Long Island mansion but is markedly less ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Marjorie White, El Brendel

Votes: 345

41. August 1 (1988)

Action, Thriller

7.1
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A Crime Branch Detective fights the clock to prevent a looming assassination attempt on the Kerala Chief Minister's life.

Director: Sibi Malayil | Stars: Mammootty, Captain Raju, Prathapachandran, Innocent

Votes: 280

42. Star Spangled Banners (2013 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

5.7
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In their late teens and early 20's, the Banner siblings - Mitchell, Desiree and Danny - made it big as a rock group, but at the height of their fame, Desiree decided to leave the group, and... See full summary »

Director: Don McBrearty | Stars: Christian Campbell, Brooke White, Michael Barbuto, Mercedes Ruehl

Votes: 179

43. Things That Hang from Trees (2006)

R | 97 min | Drama

5.5
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St. Augustine, Florida, 1969. An eight-year-old boy's wish to see the fireworks from atop the city's lighthouse is complicated by his odd neighbors, abusive peers, and hopeless parents. The... See full summary »

Director: Ido Mizrahy | Stars: Cooper Musgrove, Peter Gerety, Laila Robins, Daniel von Bargen

Votes: 197

44. Blondie Plays Cupid (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy

6.9
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The Bumstead family is off to see relatives in the country when Blondie runs into Charlie and Millie, an eloping couple needing her help.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Penny Singleton, Arthur Lake, Larry Simms, Daisy

Votes: 211

45. The Wabbit Who Came to Supper (1942)

Approved | 8 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

7.3
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Bugs Bunny exploits the situation when an uncle leaves Elmer Fudd three million dollars on the condition that he harm no animals, especially rabbits.

Director: Friz Freleng | Stars: Mel Blanc, Arthur Q. Bryan

Votes: 871

46. Soul to Soul (1971)

G | 96 min | Documentary, Music

8.1
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Footage of a concert held in Ghana to celebrate the 14th anniversary of the independence of that country.

Director: Denis Sanders | Stars: Willie Bobo, Roberta Flack, Eddie Harris, The Ikettes

Votes: 60

47. Alkali, Iowa (1995)

17 min | Short

6.5
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On his family's farm in rural Iowa, young Jack Gudmanson is wrestling with his sexual identity, not an easy thing to do in the macho world of the Midwest. But things become clearer for him ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Christopher | Stars: J.D. Cerna, Mary Beth Hurt, Edward Seamon, Ellen Latzen

Votes: 333

48. I Am an American (1944)

Approved | 16 min | Short, History

6.0
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A hypothetical married Polish couple arrives in New York in the early 1840's and walks to Ohio where they settle and prosper and raise children. The man loses an arm in the Civil war, and ... See full summary »

Director: Crane Wilbur | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Gary Gray, Gordon Hart, Dick Haymes

Votes: 106

49. A Dragon Ball Z Fourth of July

Animation, Action, Comedy | Announced

Bulma is sad that Goku bought all the fireworks for the Fourth of July and that she and Vegeta don't get any to fire off.

Director: Lucas Gilbertson | Stars: Carol-Anne Day, Joe Mai

50. Safety Second (1950)

Approved | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

7.7
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Jerry forbids young Nibbles from lighting fireworks on the Fourth of July, but both mice find these dangerous toys to be useful weapons when their cat-nemesis, Tom, starts trouble.

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna

Votes: 762



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