With Optical Film Effects (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Hellraiser (1987)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

7.0
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57 Metascore

An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; the demonic cenobites are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.

Director: Clive Barker | Stars: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman

Votes: 94,540 | Gross: $14.56M

2. Supergirl (1984)

PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.4
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42 Metascore

After losing a powerful orb, Kara Zor-El, Superman's cousin, comes to Earth to retrieve it and instead finds herself up against a wicked witch.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Helen Slater, Faye Dunaway, Peter O'Toole, Hart Bochner

Votes: 17,268 | Gross: $13.60M

3. The Witches (1990)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson

Votes: 32,893 | Gross: $10.36M

4. Labyrinth (1986)

PG | 101 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.4
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50 Metascore

Sixteen-year-old Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) is given thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother Toby (Toby Froud) when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King Jareth (David Bowie).

Director: Jim Henson | Stars: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson

Votes: 115,746 | Gross: $12.73M

5. Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical

7.0
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81 Metascore

A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Levi Stubbs

Votes: 59,915 | Gross: $38.75M

6. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

PG-13 | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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51 Metascore

When Robin and his Moorish companion come to England and the tyranny of the Sheriff of Nottingham, he decides to fight back as an outlaw.

Director: Kevin Reynolds | Stars: Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Christian Slater

Votes: 168,653 | Gross: $165.50M

7. Creepshow 2 (1987)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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39 Metascore

Three more bone-chilling tales that include a vengeful wooden Native American, a monstrous blob in a lake, and a hitchhiker who wants revenge and will not die.

Director: Michael Gornick | Stars: George Kennedy, Lois Chiles, Domenick John, Tom Savini

Votes: 20,390 | Gross: $14.00M

8. The Lair of the White Worm (1988)

R | 93 min | Horror

5.9
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61 Metascore

When an archeologist uncovers a strange skull in foreign land, the residents of a nearby town begin to disappear, leading to further unexplainable occurrences.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Amanda Donohoe, Hugh Grant, Catherine Oxenberg, Peter Capaldi

Votes: 9,180 | Gross: $1.19M

9. Chaplin (1992)

PG-13 | 143 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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47 Metascore

A movie about the troubled and controversial life of the master comedy filmmaker Charlie Chaplin.

Director: Richard Attenborough | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Geraldine Chaplin, Paul Rhys, John Thaw

Votes: 50,417 | Gross: $9.49M

10. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)

PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Family

3.7
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24 Metascore

The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man.

Director: Sidney J. Furie | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Gene Hackman, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Votes: 40,211 | Gross: $15.68M

11. Superman III (1983)

PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.0
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44 Metascore

Synthetic kryptonite laced with tar splits Superman in two: good Clark Kent and bad Man of Steel.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Richard Pryor, Margot Kidder, Jackie Cooper

Votes: 60,722 | Gross: $59.95M

12. All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)

G | 84 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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50 Metascore

A canine angel, Charlie, sneaks back to earth from heaven but ends up befriending an orphan girl who can speak to animals. In the process, Charlie learns that friendship is the most heavenly gift of all.

Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, Dan Kuenster | Stars: Dom DeLuise, Burt Reynolds, Judith Barsi, Melba Moore

Votes: 33,305 | Gross: $27.10M

13. The Land Before Time (1988)

G | 69 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.4
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66 Metascore

An orphaned brontosaurus teams up with other young dinosaurs in order to reunite with their families in a valley.

Director: Don Bluth | Stars: Pat Hingle, Gabriel Damon, Judith Barsi, Helen Shaver

Votes: 74,643 | Gross: $48.09M

14. The Bounty (1984)

PG | 132 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.0
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62 Metascore

Fed up with their Captain's harsh discipline, a sailing ship's crew decides to take action.

Director: Roger Donaldson | Stars: Mel Gibson, Anthony Hopkins, Laurence Olivier, Edward Fox

Votes: 22,405 | Gross: $8.60M

15. Howards End (1992)

PG | 142 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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89 Metascore

A businessman thwarts his wife's bequest of an estate to another woman.

Director: James Ivory | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson, Vanessa Redgrave, Helena Bonham Carter

Votes: 26,413 | Gross: $25.97M

16. Memphis Belle (1990)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, War

6.9
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In 1943, the crew of a B-17 based in UK prepares for its 25th and last bombing mission over Germany before returning home to the USA.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones | Stars: Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan, D.B. Sweeney

Votes: 25,550 | Gross: $27.44M

17. Spies Like Us (1985)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.4
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22 Metascore

Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Mark Stewart, Sean Daniel

Votes: 41,518 | Gross: $60.09M

18. The Killing Fields (1984)

R | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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76 Metascore

A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot's bloody 'Year Zero' cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million 'undesirable' civilians.

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Sam Waterston, Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich, Julian Sands

Votes: 48,214 | Gross: $34.70M

19. Rock-A-Doodle (1991)

G | 77 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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In order to defeat the Grand Duke of Owls, a young boy transformed into a cat teams up with a group of barnyard animals to find a rooster who can raise the sun.

Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, Dan Kuenster | Stars: Glen Campbell, Christopher Plummer, Phil Harris, Eddie Deezen

Votes: 7,776 | Gross: $11.66M

20. Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)

NC-17 | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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55 Metascore

An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Victoria Abril, Antonio Banderas, Loles León, Julieta Serrano

Votes: 22,219 | Gross: $4.09M

21. The Keep (1983)

R | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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34 Metascore

Nazis are forced to turn to a Jewish historian for help in battling the ancient demon they have inadvertently freed from its prison.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Scott Glenn, Ian McKellen, Alberta Watson, Jürgen Prochnow

Votes: 10,061 | Gross: $3.76M

22. A Passage to India (1984)

PG | 164 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.3
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Cultural mistrust and false accusations doom a friendship in British colonial India between an Indian doctor, an Englishwoman engaged to marry a city magistrate, and an English educator.

Director: David Lean | Stars: Judy Davis, Victor Banerjee, Peggy Ashcroft, James Fox

Votes: 15,846 | Gross: $27.19M

23. Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes (1984)

PG | 135 min | Adventure, Drama

6.4
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A shipping disaster in the nineteenth century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. The mother dies soon ... See full summary »

Director: Hugh Hudson | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell, Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm

Votes: 16,795 | Gross: $45.90M

24. The Bride (1985)

PG-13 | 118 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance

5.3
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30 Metascore

After years of research, the doctor finally succeeds in creating the perfect woman, who gets the name "Eva".

Director: Franc Roddam | Stars: Sting, Jennifer Beals, Anthony Higgins, Clancy Brown

Votes: 2,736 | Gross: $3.60M

25. Castaway (1986)

R | 117 min | Adventure, Drama

5.8
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Middle-aged Gerald Kingsland advertises in a London paper for a female companion to spend a year with him on a desert island.

Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Oliver Reed, Amanda Donohoe, Georgina Hale, Frances Barber

Votes: 2,909 | Gross: $0.48M

26. Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

PG | 107 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.2
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The legend of Santa Claus is put in jeopardy when an unscrupulous toy manufacturer attempts to take over Christmas.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, David Huddleston, Burgess Meredith

Votes: 10,620 | Gross: $23.72M

27. The Razor's Edge (1984)

PG-13 | 128 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge.

Director: John Byrum | Stars: Bill Murray, Theresa Russell, Denholm Elliott, Catherine Hicks

Votes: 4,739 | Gross: $6.55M

28. Link (1986)

R | 103 min | Horror

5.9
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When a Jane Chase, a young zoology student, is invited to assist anthropologist Steven Phillips with his experiments involving chimpanzees, mysterious events occur that all center around Phillip's super intelligent simian servant, Link.

Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Terence Stamp, Elisabeth Shue, Steven Finch, Richard Garnett

Votes: 2,478 | Gross: $1.72M

29. A Christmas Carol (1984 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.8
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An old bitter miser who rationalizes his uncaring nature learns real compassion when three spirits visit him on Christmas Eve.

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: George C. Scott, Frank Finlay, Angela Pleasence, Edward Woodward

Votes: 11,012

30. The Whales of August (1987)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

7.3
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Two aged sisters reflect on life and the past during a late summer day in Maine.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price, Ann Sothern

Votes: 3,992 | Gross: $1.34M

31. Prick Up Your Ears (1987)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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72 Metascore

This film is the story of the spectacular life and violent death of British playwright Joe Orton. In his teens, Orton is befriended by the older, more reserved Kenneth Halliwell, and while ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears | Stars: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina, Vanessa Redgrave, Wallace Shawn

Votes: 5,314 | Gross: $1.65M

32. Lassiter (1984)

R | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.9
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A handsome jewel thief is arrested and in order to avoid prison, must break into the heavily guarded German Embassy to steal millions in gems.

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Tom Selleck, Jane Seymour, Lauren Hutton, Bob Hoskins

Votes: 1,905 | Gross: $17.50M

33. Britannia Hospital (1982)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Britannia Hospital is not preparing for a visit from Queen Elizabeth1, who died in 1603. The visitor is a fictional representation of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

Director: Lindsay Anderson | Stars: Leonard Rossiter, Malcolm McDowell, Brian Pettifer, John Moffatt

Votes: 2,143

34. Promised Land (1987)

R | 102 min | Drama

5.7
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This gritty drama follows two high school acquaintances, Hancock, a basketball star, and Danny, a geek turned drifter, after they graduate. The first film commissioned by the Sundance Film ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Jason Gedrick, Kiefer Sutherland, Meg Ryan, Tracy Pollan

Votes: 1,136 | Gross: $0.32M

35. A Private Function (1984)

R | 92 min | Comedy

6.5
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In post-war Britain, food rationing continues, leading a married couple to become involved in the flourishing bacon black market.

Director: Malcolm Mowbray | Stars: Michael Palin, Maggie Smith, Denholm Elliott, Richard Griffiths

Votes: 2,350 | Gross: $2.53M

36. Company Business (1991)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.7
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A retired CIA agent is recruited to participate in a prisoner exchange with the Russians.

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Gene Hackman, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Kurtwood Smith, Terry O'Quinn

Votes: 2,231 | Gross: $1.50M

37. Morons from Outer Space (1985)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.5
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A trio of moronic aliens crash-land on Earth and become celebrities, while a fourth alien, who arrives separately, finds himself ignored.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones, Joanne Pearce, Jimmy Nail

Votes: 1,660 | Gross: $0.44M

38. The Last Days of Patton (1986 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 146 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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Following the close of World War II, General George S. Patton is seriously injured in a car accident and not expected to survive. "The Last Days of Patton" tells the story of these last few... See full summary »

Director: Delbert Mann | Stars: George C. Scott, Richard Dysart, Murray Hamilton, Ed Lauter

Votes: 787

39. Champions (1984)

PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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The true story of Bob Champion, a British steeple chase jockey who, in the late 1970s, was diagnosed with cancer. Rather than succumb to the disease, however, Bob stages a miraculous ... See full summary »

Director: John Irvin | Stars: John Hurt, Gregory Jones, Mick Dillon, Ann Bell

Votes: 542 | Gross: $0.17M

40. A Sense of Freedom (1979)

81 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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The life and imprisonment of Glasgow hard man and gangster Jimmy Boyle.

Director: John Mackenzie | Stars: David Hayman, Jake D'Arcy, Sean Scanlan, Alex Norton

Votes: 393

41. Shadowchaser (1992 Video)

R | 97 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.5
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Terrorists with an indestructible robot take over a high-rise hospital in order to kidnap the president's daughter.

Director: John Eyres | Stars: Martin Kove, Meg Foster, Frank Zagarino, Paul Koslo

Votes: 556

42. Privates on Parade (1983)

R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, War

4.6
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The members of S.A.D.U.S.E.A. (Song and Dance Unit South East Asia) fall in and out of love while trying to dodge Malayan Communist bullets in the late 1940s. Not only that, they have to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Blakemore | Stars: Patrick Pearson, Michael Elphick, Joe Melia, John Standing

Votes: 778

43. It Couldn't Happen Here (1987)

PG-13 | 86 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical

6.8
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A young boy's holiday at a seaside resort includes a crazy blind priest, nuns in suspenders and a whole bunch of fat ladies.

Director: Jack Bond | Stars: Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe, Joss Ackland, Dominique Barnes

Votes: 401

44. House of the Damned (1996)

R | 83 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

4.3
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Will and Maura, despite their marital problems, decide to come to Ireland and live on Maura's ancestral estate, bringing with them their daughter Aubrey. But soon weird happenings around ... See full summary »

Director: Scott P. Levy | Stars: Alexandra Paul, Greg Evigan, Briana Evigan, Eamonn Draper

Votes: 323

45. Århus by night (1989)

101 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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Director: Nils Malmros | Stars: Thomas Schindel, Tom McEwan, Michael Carøe, Søren Østergaard

Votes: 307

46. Diamond's Edge (1988)

PG | 83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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When the man who left a package in his care is found murdered, detective Tim Diamond suddenly has every major gangster in the city after him. With only the package and the help of his ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Bayly | Stars: Colin Dale, Saeed Jaffrey, Dursley McLinden, José René Ruiz

Votes: 225

47. Nonni and Manni (1988– )

Adventure, Family

8.1
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Nonni and Manni live on Iceland with their Mother and their grandmother in the late 1850th. A friend of their father, Harald, has to give them the information that their father died. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Garðar Cortes, Einar Örn Einarsson, Stuart Wilson, Lisa Harrow

Votes: 146

48. Lévy et Goliath (1987)

105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

4.5
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A young Jewish man live as a good citizen, until criminals hide drugs in his luggage.

Director: Gérard Oury | Stars: Richard Anconina, Michel Boujenah, Jean-Claude Brialy, Souad Amidou

Votes: 270

49. Lionman II: The Witchqueen (1979)

85 min | Adventure

4.7
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A young man who has been raised by a witch uses his claw-like hands to battle his enemies and rescue a princess. *This synopsis belongs to the sequel.

Director: Mehmet Aslan | Stars: Francis Mughan, Eris Akman, Necdet Kökes, Çetin Basaran

Votes: 35


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