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1. The Golden Compass (2007)

PG-13 | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.1
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51 Metascore

In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization.

Director: Chris Weitz | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Dakota Blue Richards, Ben Walker

Votes: 173,096 | Gross: $70.11M

2. A Bug's Life (1998)

G | 95 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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77 Metascore

A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.

Directors: John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere

Votes: 253,880 | Gross: $162.80M

3. Coraline (2009)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Drama, Family

7.7
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80 Metascore

An adventurous 11-year-old girl finds another world that is a strangely idealized version of her frustrating home, but it has sinister secrets.

Director: Henry Selick | Stars: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman, Jennifer Saunders

Votes: 183,775 | Gross: $75.29M

4. Goosebumps (2015)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.3
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60 Metascore

A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author R. L. Stine after the writer's imaginary demons are set free on the town of Madison, Delaware.

Director: Rob Letterman | Stars: Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush, Ryan Lee

Votes: 75,847 | Gross: $80.08M

5. Enter the Dragon (1973)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

A martial artist agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord using his invitation to a tournament there as cover.

Director: Robert Clouse | Stars: Bruce Lee, John Saxon, Jim Kelly, Ahna Capri

Votes: 91,414 | Gross: $25.00M

6. Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)

PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.1
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66 Metascore

Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to home.

Directors: Alessandro Carloni, Jennifer Yuh Nelson | Stars: Jack Black, Bryan Cranston, Dustin Hoffman, Angelina Jolie

Votes: 123,076 | Gross: $143.53M

7. Antz (1998)

PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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72 Metascore

A rather neurotic ant tries to break from his totalitarian society while trying to win the affection of the princess he loves.

Directors: Eric Darnell, Tim Johnson | Stars: Woody Allen, Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Sylvester Stallone

Votes: 141,603 | Gross: $90.76M

8. Looking Glass (I) (2018)

R | 103 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.6
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33 Metascore

A couple buy a desert motel where they find that strange, mysterious events occur.

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Robin Tunney, Marc Blucas, Ernie Lively

Votes: 4,552

9. Nine Months (1995)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance

5.5
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47 Metascore

When he finds out his longtime girlfriend is pregnant, a commitment-phobe realizes he might have to change his lifestyle for better or much, much worse.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Hugh Grant, Julianne Moore, Tom Arnold, Joan Cusack

Votes: 33,937 | Gross: $69.70M

10. The Next Karate Kid (1994)

PG | 107 min | Action, Drama, Family

4.4
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36 Metascore

Mr. Miyagi is back and he takes a new pupil under his wing; a troubled adolescent girl.

Director: Christopher Cain | Stars: Pat Morita, Hilary Swank, Michael Ironside, Constance Towers

Votes: 23,838 | Gross: $8.91M

11. Dracula 3D (2012)

Not Rated | 110 min | Horror, Romance, Thriller

3.5
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25 Metascore

Asia Argento stars in horror legend Dario Argento's sexy spin on the classic tale about the sharp-toothed count who craves human blood.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Thomas Kretschmann, Marta Gastini, Asia Argento, Unax Ugalde

Votes: 3,819 | Gross: $0.01M

12. The Reaping (2007)

R | 99 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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36 Metascore

A former Christian missionary, who specializes in debunking religious phenomena, investigates a small town which seems to be suffering from the 10 biblical plagues.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Hilary Swank, David Morrissey, AnnaSophia Robb, Idris Elba

Votes: 41,128 | Gross: $25.12M

13. The Science of Sleep (2006)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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70 Metascore

A man entranced by his dreams and imagination is love-struck with a French woman and feels he can show her his world.

Director: Michel Gondry | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Miou-Miou, Alain Chabat

Votes: 66,345 | Gross: $4.66M

14. Meet the Applegates (1990)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.5
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Modeling themselves after an idyllic cookie-cutter suburban 1950s family, a colony of insects move from South America into the United States with the intent of getting access to the nation's nuclear resources.

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Ed Begley Jr., Stockard Channing, Dabney Coleman, Robert Jayne

Votes: 2,047 | Gross: $0.49M

15. Black Moon (1975)

R | 95 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.3
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To escape a gender war, a girl flees to a remote farmhouse and becomes part of an extensive family's unusual, perhaps even supernatural, lifestyle.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Cathryn Harrison, Therese Giehse, Alexandra Stewart, Joe Dallesandro

Votes: 4,549

16. What Is It? (2005)

Unrated | 72 min | Drama

5.7
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What Is It? is a bewildering, unnerving, surreal, blackly comic film from the visionary mind of Crispin Glover that tells the inner and outer struggles of a young man facing villains and demons on multiple planes.

Director: Crispin Glover | Stars: Michael Blevis, Carlos Richardson, Lisa Fusco, Steven C. Stewart

Votes: 836

17. The Better Angels (2014)

PG | 95 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.1
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53 Metascore

The story of Abraham Lincoln's childhood in the harsh wilderness of Indiana and the hardships that shaped him, the tragedy that marked him for ever and the two women who guided him to immortality.

Director: A.J. Edwards | Stars: Jason Clarke, Diane Kruger, Brit Marling, Wes Bentley

Votes: 1,217

18. The Deadly Mantis (1957)

Approved | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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A giant prehistoric praying mantis, recently freed from the Arctic ice, voraciously preys on American military at the DEW Line and works its way south.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Craig Stevens, William Hopper, Alix Talton, Donald Randolph

Votes: 2,890

19. All Monsters Attack (1969)

G | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Family

3.8
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A bullied schoolboy dreams of traveling to Monster Island, where he befriends Godzilla's son, who is also having bully troubles.

Directors: Ishirô Honda, Jun Fukuda | Stars: Kenji Sahara, Machiko Naka, Tomonori Yazaki, Hideyo Amamoto

Votes: 3,475

20. A Minuscule Adventure (2018)

92 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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When the first snow falls in the valley, it is urgent to prepare its reserves for the winter. Alas, during the operation, a small ladybug is trapped in a box - to the Caribbean. One solution: reform the shock team.

Directors: Hélène Giraud, Thomas Szabo | Stars: Bruno Salomone, Thierry Frémont, Stéphane Coulon, Jean Nanga

Votes: 653

21. Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five (2008 Video)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.1
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Ordered to teach a martial arts class of rambunctious bunny kittens, Po tells stories of each of the Furious Five's pasts.

Director: Raman Hui | Stars: Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Will Shadley, Eamon Pirruccello

Votes: 6,936

22. Mysterious Island (2005 TV Movie)

172 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

4.5
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To escape evils of the Civil War, Cyrus removes his small family and random war prisoners by way of hot air balloon. Once landing on an island, the group finds they are surrounded by danger... See full summary »

Director: Russell Mulcahy | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Danielle Calvert, Gabrielle Anwar, Patrick Stewart

Votes: 1,826

23. What lies within (2014)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.0
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A married couple decide to spend a weekend in a remote cabin, but the romantic journey takes a turn for the worst, when a sneaking suspicion becomes pure madness.

Director: Lucas Pavetto | Stars: Gabriella Wright, Bret Roberts, Carl Wharton, Tania Bambaci

Votes: 2,284

24. Anima persa (1977)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

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Bizarre events keep occurring in an old mansion in Venezia, and it's soon obvious that something mysterious is up in the attic.

Director: Dino Risi | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Catherine Deneuve, Danilo Mattei, Anicée Alvina

Votes: 665

25. Tang lang (1978)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama

6.8
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Shaolin Mantis (Orig. Tang lang) is a 1978 Shaw Brothers film directed by Lau Kar-leung. Starring David Chiang and Liu Chia Hui. Shaolin Mantis tells the story of a man who learns martial arts by observing a praying mantis.

Director: Chia-Liang Liu | Stars: David Chiang, Cecilia Wong, Lily Li, Chia Yung Liu

Votes: 505

26. Learning to See: The World of Insects (2016)

68 min | Documentary

7.8
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One man's transformational journey to find the Amazon's strangest creatures.

Director: Jake Oelman | Stars: Robert Oelman, Christian Lopez, Angela Di Bello, John Heraty

Votes: 39

27. Kim Petras: Heart to Break (2018)

Short, Music

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Director: Nicholas Harwood | Stars: Julio Marcelino, Kim Petras

Votes: 7

28. Mantis Fists and Tiger Claws of Shaolin (1977)

100 min | Action, Drama, Horror

6.4
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When the local thugs harass a restaurant owner's daughter Shuang Shuang (Choi Chuk-Guen), a newcomer Pai (John Cheung) fends them off. When Pai goes off to the local brothel to find his ... See full summary »

Directors: Sum Cheung, Simon Hsu | Stars: John Cheung, Chu-Chuan Sai, Lik Cheung, Man-Biu Bak

Votes: 77

29. Santo Bugito (1995)

52 min | Animation, Comedy, Musical

6.7
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In Santo Bugito, a border town of anthropomorphic insects between Texas and Mexico, ant Carmen and her ant husband run a restaurant where their odd insect regulars relax and share their misadventures.

Stars: Candi Milo, Charlie Adler, Marabina Jaimes, Tony Plana

Votes: 56

30. Bugs! (2003)

Not Rated | 40 min | Short, Documentary

7.0
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61 Metascore

A film about the various insects in Borneo's rainforest.

Director: Mike Slee | Star: Judi Dench

Votes: 324 | Gross: $13.63M

31. Nigel Marven's Cruise Ship Adventures (2015–2016)

60 min | Documentary

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Aboard a luxurious cruise liner, wildlife aficionado, Nigel Marven, ventures out on the open seas, to discover along with audacious passengers the amazing nature that awaits outside the port of six stunning destinations.

Star: Nigel Marven

32. The Bushbaby (1969)

G | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.1
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The young daughter of a park ranger in Tanzania is distressed to learn that she and her father must permanently return to England, thus separating her from the one thing she loves most, a ... See full summary »

Director: John Trent | Stars: Margaret Leclere, Louis Gossett Jr., Donald Houston, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 50

33. Nature's Half Acre (1951)

Passed | 33 min | Documentary, Short, Family

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The variety of wildlife in a meadow - particularly insects and flowers - is observed over the course of a year, through the use of microphotography and time-lapse photography.

Director: James Algar | Stars: Winston Hibler, Mogens Lind

Votes: 102

34. Maska (2010)

Not Rated | 23 min | Short, Fantasy

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In a technologically developed but feudal world beautiful Duenna is forced to choose between love and the task for which she was created.

Directors: Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay | Star: Magdalena Cielecka

Votes: 120

35. Hermie & Friends: Milo the Mantis Who Wouldn't Pray (2007 Video)

Animation, Short, Family

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Director: Rick Eldridge | Stars: Tim Conway, Richard Kind, Melissa Disney, John Causby

Votes: 8

36. Pérolas (2008)

9 min | Short, Fantasy, Romance

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Director: Gustavo Vinagre | Stars: Juliana Amato, Gustavo Vinagre

Votes: 5

37. The Deadly Mantis (1966)

9 min | Sci-Fi, Short

3.2
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In the Arctic, an earthquake breaks apart a glacier, and from within emerges a giant praying mantis, which takes to the air. It flies over a village of terrified Eskimos, attacks a remote ... See full summary »

Stars: Craig Stevens, Donald Randolph, Keith Aldrich, William Hopper

Votes: 16

38. Mantis Religiosa, Vision of the Dance (2013)

Short, Fantasy

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Praying Mantis tells the story of a lost kid in the middle of the Bolivian salt desert saved by a group of praying mantises who dance and entertain her in a magic forest of the salt desert.

Director: Eva Baró | Stars: Cloe Llorens, Eva Llorens, Matias Martinez

39. CHIKARA the Empty Child (2017 Video)

Action, Sport

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UltraMantis Black defends the CHIKARA Grand Championship against the vicious Max Smashmaster, "The Ecuadorian Aristocrat" Juan Francisco de Coronado looks to go through "Juke Joint" Lucas ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Spillane | Stars: Mark Angelosetti, Warren Barksdale, Cajun Crawdad, Lucas Calhoun

40. Escape from Bug Island (2006 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

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Survival horror action adventure. College student Ray must rescue entomology student Michelle, on whom he has a crush, and his best friend Mike after the two go exploring a mysterious island where giant bugs and mutated creatures live.

Director: Nobuyasu Motoki | Stars: Gavin Hammon, Aileen Ong, Kevin Gill, Yumi Hikita

41. Nigel Marven's Cruise Ship Adventures (2015–2016)
Episode: A Caribbean Voyage (2015)

Documentary

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Miami, Florida. The intrepid explorer and wildlife aficionado, Nigel Marven, embarks on a wonderful adventure to introduce astonishing and peculiar animals to audacious passengers and crew in the sun-kissed Caribbean islands.

Star: Nigel Marven

42. Life (2009)
Episode: Challenges of Life (2009)

TV-PG | 43 min | Documentary

8.8
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David Attenborough shows us how some animals have evolved new hunting, mating and parental techniques to help them survive the challenges of life.

Director: Martha Holmes | Stars: David Attenborough, Doug Allan, David Baillie, Martha Holmes

Votes: 580

43. Popular (1999–2001)
Episode: Coup (2001)

TV-14 | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Nicole sets out to prove that her power is not based on her "twin set" her plan involves April, Brooke and taking down everyone who gets in her way. Meanwhile Brooke butts heads with her dad about the college guy she is dating.

Director: Jamie Babbit | Stars: Leslie Bibb, Carly Pope, Tamara Mello, Christopher Gorham

Votes: 28

44. The New Batman Adventures (1997–1999)
Episode: Critters (1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.7
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A ruined agricultural breeder of dangerously oversized livestock plots his revenge on Gotham City.

Director: Dan Riba | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Mathew Valencia, Tara Strong, Peter Breck

Votes: 319

45. Power Rangers Jungle Fury (2008)
Episode: Don't Blow That Dough (2008)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.5
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The Rangers get sucked into a cheesy game show about the past season. Camille hosts the game show and a wrong answer could result in being cancelled!

Stars: Jason Smith, Anna Hutchison, Aljin Abella, David de Lautour

Votes: 25

46. Le petit train de la mémoire (1964–1971)
Episode: Episode dated 28 February 1966 (1966)

8 min | Animation, Short, Family

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Director: Maurice Brunot

47. Le petit train Interlude 'Rébus Express' (1960–1963)
Episode: Episode dated 8 February 1962 (1962)

9 min | Animation, Short, Family

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Director: Maurice Brunot

48. Wild Sex (2005– )
Episode: Femmes Fatales

Documentary

Femme Fatales debunks the belief that females are inherently gentle and passive. They can be ruthless when it comes to deciding who will father their young. Males are used and discarded, ... See full synopsis »

49. Deadly Art (2011– )
Episode: Gallery 1 (2011)

Family

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Using Deadly 60 footage, Steve presents his top 10 predators from all over the world of art works from the 25 made in the first season. They include great cats like the Bengal tiger, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Steve Backshall, Mike Fischetti

50. Mr. Wizard (1951–1972)
Episode: How Animals Move

Family

Mr. Wizard explains how animals with different numbers of legs move, beginning with the gait of a horse, then examining insects, spiders and finally timing the speed of a cockroach on a "race course".

Director: Frank Pacelli | Stars: Don Herbert, Alan Howard



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