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1. Big (1988)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

73 Metascore

After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult.

Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard

Votes: 186,084 | Gross: $114.97M

2. Above Suspicion (2019)

110 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

The story that lead to the first conviction for murder of an FBI agent.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Emilia Clarke, Thora Birch, Jack Huston, Karl Glusman

Votes: 160

3. Bait (III) (2012)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A freak tsunami traps shoppers at a coastal Australian supermarket inside the building - along with 12-foot Great White Sharks.

Director: Kimble Rendall | Stars: Richard Brancatisano, Xavier Samuel, Chris Betts, Sharni Vinson

Votes: 15,352

4. Priest (2011)

PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

41 Metascore

A priest disobeys church law to track down the vampires who kidnapped his niece.

Director: Scott Stewart | Stars: Paul Bettany, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q, Karl Urban

Votes: 110,537 | Gross: $29.14M

5. The Darkest Hour (2011)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

18 Metascore

In Moscow, five young people lead the charge against an alien race who have attacked Earth via our power supply.

Director: Chris Gorak | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby, Max Minghella, Rachael Taylor

Votes: 56,007 | Gross: $21.43M

6. The Watch (I) (2012)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

36 Metascore

Four men who form a neighborhood watch group as a way to get out of their day-to-day family routines find themselves defending the Earth from an alien invasion.

Director: Akiva Schaffer | Stars: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Billy Crudup

Votes: 117,833 | Gross: $35.35M

7. Ride Along (2014)

PG-13 | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

41 Metascore

Security guard Ben must prove himself to his girlfriend's brother, top police officer James. He rides along James on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter, John Leguizamo

Votes: 97,337 | Gross: $134.94M

8. Ride Along 2 (2016)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

32 Metascore

As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter, Benjamin Bratt

Votes: 50,606 | Gross: $91.22M

9. Ride Along 3

Action, Comedy | Announced

The third installment of the 'Ride Along' comedy series.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter, Ice Cube

10. xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)

PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

42 Metascore

Xander Cage is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons.

Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu

Votes: 80,903 | Gross: $44.90M

11. Harsh Times (2005)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

56 Metascore

A tough-minded drama about two friends in South Central Los Angeles and the violence that comes between them.

Director: David Ayer | Stars: Christian Bale, Freddy Rodríguez, Eva Longoria, Chaka Forman

Votes: 61,112 | Gross: $3.34M

12. Hollywood Homicide (2003)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

47 Metascore

Two LAPD detectives who moonlight in other fields investigate the murder of an up-and-coming rap group.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Harrison Ford, Josh Hartnett, Isaiah Washington, Lena Olin

Votes: 34,826 | Gross: $30.01M

13. Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

74 Metascore

Imprisoned on the planet Sakaar, Thor must race against time to return to Asgard and stop Ragnarök, the destruction of his world, at the hands of the powerful and ruthless villain Hela.

Director: Taika Waititi | Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Mark Ruffalo

Votes: 529,194 | Gross: $315.06M

14. Percy Jackson and the Titan's Curse

90 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Filming

This is a fan-made film based on the Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan. This third adventure in the series finds Percy faced with his most dangerous challenge yet: The chilling prophecy of The Titan's Curse.

Director: J.D. Street | Stars: J.D. Street, Anna Adams, Dani Pierce, C. Street

15. The Humanity Bureau (2017)

R | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

A dystopian thriller set in the year 2030 that sees the world in a permanent state of economic recession and facing serious environmental problems as a result of global warming.

Director: Rob W. King | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Sarah Lind, Jakob Davies, Hugh Dillon

Votes: 8,093

17. 626 Evolution (2017)

79 min | Action, Sci-Fi

Hunted by government agents and constantly assaulted by a cartel of vengeful thugs, an amnesiac known only as "626" searches for her true identity while protecting a teenage girl who shares... See full summary »

Director: John Lyde | Stars: Danielle C. Ryan, Michaela McAllister, Brandon Ray Olive, Demetrius Daniels

Votes: 158

18. Trespass Against Us (I) (2016)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

50 Metascore

A man looks to find a way to escape the criminal ways of his outlaw family.

Director: Adam Smith | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Brendan Gleeson, Lyndsey Marshal, Georgie Smith

Votes: 6,907

19. Love Is a Thieves' Game (2011)

91 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Deception, Corruption and Betrayal are all part of A Thieves' Game - Set in Detroit, a street hustler makes an unlikely alliance with a rising police lieutenant to solve the mystery behind ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Logan Khaleghi | Stars: Sam Logan Khaleghi, Kristen Pickthall, Jason Waugh, Jeffery Stetson

Votes: 100

20. Mr. Right (I) (2015)

R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

52 Metascore

A girl falls for the "perfect" guy, who happens to have a very fatal flaw: he's a hitman on the run from the crime cartels who employ him.

Director: Paco Cabezas | Stars: Anna Kendrick, Sam Rockwell, Tim Roth, James Ransone

Votes: 44,350 | Gross: $0.03M

21. Momentum (I) (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

18 Metascore

4 criminals steal diamonds from a safe deposit box in Cape Town - including a drive containing a US senator's evil plans. He'll do anything to get it back from Alexis/Olga Kurylenko.

Director: Stephen S. Campanelli | Stars: Olga Kurylenko, James Purefoy, Morgan Freeman, Colin Moss

Votes: 13,214

22. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

73 Metascore

Peter Parker balances his life as an ordinary high school student in Queens with his superhero alter-ego Spider-Man, and finds himself on the trail of a new menace prowling the skies of New York City.

Director: Jon Watts | Stars: Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei

Votes: 468,405 | Gross: $334.20M

23. Justice League (2017)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

45 Metascore

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his new-found ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller

Votes: 351,653 | Gross: $229.02M

24. Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

R | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

44 Metascore

When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the United States. These two elite secret organizations must band together to defeat a common enemy.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Channing Tatum

Votes: 247,684 | Gross: $100.23M

25. Metro (1997)

R | 117 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

A Hostage Negotiator teams up with a Sharpshooter to bring down a dangerous jewel thief.

Director: Thomas Carter | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Kim Miyori, Art Evans

Votes: 24,601 | Gross: $31.99M

26. The Carrier (2015)

TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

As an antibiotic-resistant pandemic devastates the planet, the only safe place is in the air.

Director: Anthony Woodley | Stars: Rebecca Johnson, Jack Gordon, Joe Dixon, Edmund Kingsley

Votes: 771

27. Thrill Seekers (1999 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A reporter, learning of time travelers visiting 20th century disasters, tries to change the history they know by averting upcoming disasters.

Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: Casper Van Dien, Catherine Bell, Theresa Saldana, Peter Outerbridge

Votes: 2,373

28. Guardians (2017)

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

During the Cold War, an organization called "Patriot" created a super-hero squad, which includes members of multiple Soviet republics. For years, the heroes had to hide their identities, but in hard times they must show themselves again.

Director: Sarik Andreasyan | Stars: Anton Pampushnyy, Sanjar Madi, Sebastien Sisak, Alina Lanina

Votes: 10,466

29. Flight Crew (2016)

TV-14 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Aircraft crew members must put off their differences when a natural disaster threatens to death hundreds of tourists.

Director: Nikolay Lebedev | Stars: Vladimir Mashkov, Egor Morozov, Agne Grudyte, Sergey Shakurov

Votes: 4,284

30. Asteroid vs Earth (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

When a shower of massive meteors threatens an extinction level event on Earth, the world's greatest minds devise a dangerous plan that will take the planet off its axis in order to avoid the impact.

Director: Christopher Ray | Stars: Tia Carrere, Jason Brooks, Tim Russ, Darin Cooper

Votes: 830

31. Killer Wave (2007– )

TV-14 | 175 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Suddenly the US east coast is hit by a type of natural disaster formerly reserved, except after a major earthquake, for the Pacific and Indian ocean rims: tidal waves of the destructive ... See full summary »

Stars: Angus Macfadyen, Karine Vanasse, Louis Philippe Dandenault, John Robinson

Votes: 714

32. Vault of Darkness (2009)

Action, Comedy, Fantasy

A crazed backwoods religious cult leader relates three tales of horror: A young woman gets terrorized by a strange creepy man in "It's Hour Come Round," an obsessive college art professor ... See full summary »

Directors: Adam Hulin, Matthew B. Moore, Adam Ross | Stars: Jess Barbour, Christina Cupo, Darren Dalton, Hope Farlow

Votes: 29

33. The Fighter (I) (2010)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

79 Metascore

Based on the story of Micky Ward, a fledgling boxer who tries to escape the shadow of his more famous but troubled older boxing brother and get his own shot at greatness.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo

Votes: 324,071 | Gross: $93.62M

34. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)

PG-13 | 106 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

49 Metascore

A scientist makes a last stand on Earth with the help of a ragtag team of soldiers against an invasion of alien phantoms.

Directors: Hironobu Sakaguchi, Motonori Sakakibara | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Ming-Na Wen, Ving Rhames

Votes: 78,735 | Gross: $32.13M

35. Dead Drop (2013 Video)

R | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama

After surviving a fall from a plane 3000-feet over the ocean, a former CIA operative turned government contractor re-infiltrates a dangerous North Mexican drug trafficking ring to find his ... See full summary »

Director: R. Ellis Frazier | Stars: Luke Goss, Nestor Carbonell, Cole Hauser, David Del Rio

Votes: 724

36. The Last Witch Hunter (2015)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

34 Metascore

The last witch hunter is all that stands between humanity and the combined forces of the most horrifying witches in history.

Director: Breck Eisner | Stars: Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Elijah Wood, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson

Votes: 89,517 | Gross: $27.37M

37. Don't Kill It (2016)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

An ancient demon terrorizes a tiny Mississippi town.

Director: Mike Mendez | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Kristina Klebe, Tony Bentley, James Chalke

Votes: 3,917

38. Isolation (I) (2015)

R | 86 min | Action, Thriller

Inspired by the true events of a couple vacationing on a remote island in the Bahamas who are hunted by a group of modern-day pirates, after their identities and their lives.

Director: Shane Dax Taylor | Stars: Dominic Purcell, Luke Mably, Marie Avgeropoulos, Claudia Church

Votes: 805

39. Just Cause (1995)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A Harvard professor is lured back into the courtroom after twenty-five years to take the case of a young black man condemned to death for the horrific murder of a child.

Director: Arne Glimcher | Stars: Sean Connery, Laurence Fishburne, Kate Capshaw, Blair Underwood

Votes: 23,222 | Gross: $36.85M

40. The Skulls (2000)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama

24 Metascore

A senior at an ivy league college, who depends on scholarships and working on the side, gets accepted into the secret society The Skulls. He hopes it betters chances at Harvard but The Skulls is not what he thought and comes at a price.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Joshua Jackson, Paul Walker, Hill Harper, Leslie Bibb

Votes: 30,017 | Gross: $35.01M

41. Vehicle 19 (2013)

R | 85 min | Action, Thriller

29 Metascore

In Johannesburg, an American parole breaker unknowingly picks up a rental car that will tie him to a web of corrupt local police.

Director: Mukunda Michael Dewil | Stars: Paul Walker, Naima McLean, Gys de Villiers, Leyla Haidarian

Votes: 14,148

42. Running Scared (2006)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Drama

41 Metascore

A low-ranking thug is entrusted by his crime boss to dispose of a gun that killed corrupt cops, but things get out of control when the gun ends up in wrong hands.

Director: Wayne Kramer | Stars: Paul Walker, Cameron Bright, Chazz Palminteri, Vera Farmiga

Votes: 95,033 | Gross: $6.86M

43. Timeline (2003)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

28 Metascore

A group of archaeologists become trapped in the past when they go there to retrieve a friend. The group must survive in fourteenth century France before they can escape back to the twenty-first century.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Paul Walker, Gerard Butler, Billy Connolly, Frances O'Connor

Votes: 58,386 | Gross: $19.48M

44. Death Race 2 (2010 Video)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

Explores the origins of the first "Frankenstein" car driver, Carl "Luke" Lucas, who died in a race at the beginning of the first film.

Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Luke Goss, Lauren Cohan, Sean Bean, Ving Rhames

Votes: 29,647

45. Death Race: Inferno (2013 Video)

R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

Convicted cop-killer Carl Lucas, aka Frankenstein, is a superstar driver in the brutal prison yard demolition derby known as Death Race. Only one victory away from winning freedom for himself and his pit crew.

Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Luke Goss, Tanit Phoenix Copley, Danny Trejo, Ving Rhames

Votes: 17,841

46. War (2007)

R | 103 min | Action, Thriller

36 Metascore

An FBI Agent seeks vengeance on a mysterious assassin known as "Rogue" who murdered his partner.

Director: Philip G. Atwell | Stars: Jet Li, Jason Statham, Nadine Velazquez, John Lone

Votes: 82,535 | Gross: $22.49M

47. The Lost Room (2006)

TV-PG | 270 min | Action, Fantasy, Mystery

8.2