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1. Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)

12 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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66 Metascore

Steve Rogers, a rejected military soldier transforms into Captain America after taking a dose of a "Super-Soldier serum". But being Captain America comes at a price as he attempts to take down a war monger and a terrorist organization.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Samuel L. Jackson, Hayley Atwell

Votes: 632,669 | Gross: $176.65M

2. Project T (2015)

12 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.4
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60 Metascore

Bound by a shared destiny, a teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor embark on a mission to unearth the secrets of a place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory.

Director: Brad Bird | Stars: George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie, Raffey Cassidy

Votes: 158,827 | Gross: $93.44M

3. Big Eyes (I) (2014)

12 | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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62 Metascore

A drama about the awakening of painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s.

Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston, Krysten Ritter

Votes: 75,216 | Gross: $14.48M

4. North & South (2004)

235 min | Drama, Romance

8.7
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North and South is a four part adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's love story of Margaret Hale, a middle class southerner who is forced to move to the northern town of Milton.

Stars: Daniela Denby-Ashe, Richard Armitage, Tim Pigott-Smith, Sinéad Cusack

Votes: 26,402

5. Wonderstruck (2017)

6 | 116 min | Drama, Mystery

6.2
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71 Metascore

Tells the tale of two children separated by fifty years. In 1927, Rose searches for the actress whose life she chronicles in her scrapbook; in 1977, Ben runs away from home to find his father.

Director: Todd Haynes | Stars: Oakes Fegley, Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams, Millicent Simmonds

Votes: 7,708 | Gross: $1.03M

6. The Devil in the White City

Drama, History, Thriller | Announced

An architect works to build up the 1893 Worlds Fair, while a serial killer uses the fair to attract and kill women.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Star: Leonardo DiCaprio

7. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)

AL | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.6
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In the year leading up to the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Judy Garland, Margaret O'Brien, Mary Astor, Lucille Bremer

Votes: 17,942 | Gross: $7.57M

8. Performance (1970)

18 | 105 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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A violent gangster seeks refuge from the mob in the Bohemian home of a former rock star.

Directors: Donald Cammell, Nicolas Roeg | Stars: James Fox, Mick Jagger, Anita Pallenberg, Michèle Breton

Votes: 8,050

9. BioShock Infinite (2013 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Drama

9.2
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A man is sent to the flying city of Columbia to find a missing girl. However, upon arrival he discovers that the city, its people, and his objective are all not what they seem.

Director: Ken Levine | Stars: Troy Baker, Courtnee Draper, Kiff VandenHeuvel, Laura Bailey

Votes: 15,194

10. De afgod van het volk (1942)

128 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.7
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The story of the life and career of famed baseball player Lou Gehrig.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan

Votes: 8,938

11. It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)

105 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.1
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Mike and Danny fly a crop duster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff seizes it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle. While Danny tries ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Elvis Presley, Joan O'Brien, Gary Lockwood, Vicky Tiu

Votes: 2,082 | Gross: $2.25M

12. The Great Ziegfeld (1936)

176 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.8
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The ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., famed producer of extravagant stage revues, are portrayed.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Luise Rainer, Frank Morgan

Votes: 6,226

13. Suchîmubôi (2004)

PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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66 Metascore

In 1860s Britain, a boy inventor finds himself caught in the middle of a deadly conflict over a revolutionary advance in steam power.

Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Anna Paquin, Patrick Stewart, Alfred Molina, Anne Suzuki

Votes: 15,427 | Gross: $0.41M

14. Klimt (2006)

131 min | Biography, Drama

5.2
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44 Metascore

A portrait of Austrian artist Gustav Klimt, whose lavish, sexual paintings came to symbolize the art nouveau style of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: John Malkovich, Veronica Ferres, Stephen Dillane, Saffron Burrows

Votes: 2,635

15. Buddy (1997)

PG | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.9
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An eccentric socialite raises a gorilla as her son.

Director: Caroline Thompson | Stars: Rene Russo, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Cumming, Irma P. Hall

Votes: 2,326 | Gross: $10.01M

16. Knute Rockne All American (1940)

98 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.8
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The story of legendary Notre Dame football player and coach Knute Rockne.

Directors: Lloyd Bacon, William K. Howard | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Gale Page, Ronald Reagan, Donald Crisp

Votes: 1,585

17. H.H. Holmes: America's First Serial Killer (2004)

64 min | Documentary, Crime, History

6.4
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Torture chambers, acid vats, greased chutes and gassing rooms were just some of the devices of death designed by the Torture Doctor, H.H. Holmes in his castle of horrors. Follows Holmes' entire life as a criminal mastermind.

Director: John Borowski | Stars: Tony Jay, Harold Schechter, Thomas Cronin, Marian Caporusso

Votes: 1,523

18. So Long at the Fair (1950)

86 min | Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A young woman visits Paris with her brother only to discover the following morning he has gone missing and the hotel staff have no recollection of his presence.

Directors: Antony Darnborough, Terence Fisher | Stars: Jean Simmons, Dirk Bogarde, David Tomlinson, Marcel Poncin

Votes: 1,369

19. Charlie Chan at Treasure Island (1939)

74 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

7.6
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Charlie's investigation of a phony psychic during the 1939 World Exposition on San Francisco's Treasure Island leads him to expose a suicide as murder.

Director: Norman Foster | Stars: Sidney Toler, Cesar Romero, Pauline Moore, Victor Sen Yung

Votes: 1,403

20. Centennial Summer (1946)

102 min | History, Musical, Romance

6.5
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In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters vie for the affections of a Frenchman who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Cornel Wilde, Linda Darnell, William Eythe

Votes: 252

21. Meet Me in St. Louis (1959 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Musical

7.2
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A year in the life of the Smith family as they prepare to move to NYC and anticipate the 1904 St Louis World's Fair. Many musical numbers as Esther and Rose try to find husbands so they won't be old maids.

Director: George Schaefer | Stars: Tab Hunter, Jane Powell, Walter Pidgeon, Jeanne Crain

Votes: 81

22. Tesla: Master of Lightning (2000 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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Biography of electrical inventor and visionary genius Nikola Tesla.

Director: Robert Uth | Stars: Stacy Keach, Elisabeth Noone, Leland I. Anderson, John Jacob Astor

Votes: 863

23. The Story of Will Rogers (1952)

AL | 109 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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The homespun humorist and social critic starts as a cowboy and goes on to vaudeville, movies, radio.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Will Rogers Jr., Jane Wyman, Carl Benton Reid, Eve Miller

Votes: 392

24. The Water Engine (1992 TV Movie)

110 min | Drama

6.7
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In the 1930s, Charles Lang invents an engine that runs using water for fuel. But when he tries to get it patented, he is first offered a ridiculously low amount. When he refuses, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Steven Schachter | Stars: Charles Durning, Patti LuPone, William H. Macy, John Mahoney

Votes: 243

25. Wabash Avenue (1950)

92 min | Musical

6.2
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Andy Clark discovers he was cheated out of a half interest in partner Mike's business, now a thriving dance hall in 1892 Chicago. Unable to win it back, Andy schemes to make Mike's position... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Betty Grable, Victor Mature, Phil Harris, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 211 | Gross: $2.04M

26. Gamera tai Daimaju Jaiga (1970)

83 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.6
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When an ancient statue is moved for display in Expo '70, a giant, vaguely Triceratops-like monster is released. The monster goes to Japan in pursuit of the statue and ends up battling Gamera, the giant flying turtle.

Director: Noriaki Yuasa | Stars: Tsutomu Takakuwa, Kelly Varis, Katherine Murphy, Kon Ohmura

Votes: 819

27. Roughly Speaking (1945)

117 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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In the 1920s, enterprising Louise Randall is determined to succeed in a man's world. She enrolls at business college but her plans for a career change when she falls in love with handsome ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Rosalind Russell, Jack Carson, Robert Hutton, Jean Sullivan

Votes: 536

28. Clovek a jeho dum (1967)

63 min | Comedy

7.6
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This Czech comedy was arguably the first theatrical interactive movie ever created. The audience could vote what should happen next by pressing buttons of different color. As intentional irony, there's only one ending.

Directors: Radúz Cincera, Ján Rohác, Vladimír Svitácek | Stars: Karla Chadimová, Leopolda Dostalová, Miroslav Hornícek, Vlasta Jelínková

Votes: 66

29. Murder Hotel: The Story of America's First Serial Killer (2005 TV Movie)

51 min | Documentary

7.7
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A documentary about H.H. Holmes who was a famed serial killer in the mid 1800s. He had a whole murder castle built specifically for that purpose. He spent nearly a decade hiring and firing ... See full summary »

Director: David Monaghan | Stars: James Garrett, Joe Kozenczak, David Canter, Brian Williams

Votes: 35

30. De diesel express (1934)

14 | 72 min | Action, Drama

6.9
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The crew of the Pioneer Zephyr diesel train has only a few hours to deliver an iron lung to an injured man at the Boulder Dam construction site.

Director: Thomas Atkins | Stars: Burlington Zephyr, Sally Blane, Charles Starrett, William Farnum

Votes: 112

31. Little Egypt (1951)

82 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A belly dancer causes a scandal with her "suggestive" and "immoral" dancing at a Worlds Fair exhibition at the turn of the 20th century.

Director: Frederick De Cordova | Stars: Mark Stevens, Rhonda Fleming, Nancy Guild, Charles Drake

Votes: 30

32. Massacre (1934)

70 min | Drama

7.1
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Joe Thunderhorse, a Sioux Indian who has become the wealthy star of a Wild West show, returns home to his reservation after years away and finds that his father is dying and his people are being abused by corrupt white officials.

Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Ann Dvorak, Dudley Digges, Claire Dodd

Votes: 183

33. EXPO: Magic of the White City (2005 Video)

PG | 116 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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Narrated by Gene Wilder ("Young Frankenstein", "Blazing Saddles" and "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"), "EXPO - Magic of the White City" brings the Chicago World's Fair to life. ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Bussler | Stars: Claire Litton, Gene Wilder

Votes: 144

34. The City (I) (1939)

43 min | Documentary, Short

5.9
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Visionary documentary that contrasts the conditions of life in small towns and in the industrialized cities, starting with a brief portrait of pre-industrial United States, then moving into... See full summary »

Directors: Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke | Star: Morris Carnovsky

Votes: 259

35. Rainbow War (1985)

20 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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Three kingdoms, floating separately in space, can each see the other nearby kingdoms but have no means to communicate or visit. Each has developed a fanatical obsession for a specific color... See full summary »

Director: Bob Rogers | Stars: Gary Carre, Saffron Henderson, Gillian Barber, Jonathon Pallone

Votes: 193

36. In the Labyrinth (1967)

21 min | Animation, Short

7.7
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A multi-image large-format film retelling of the Greek myth of Theseus and symbolizing the life of a modern man; each one in a personal labyrinth that must find their own path to triumph.

Directors: Roman Kroitor, Colin Low, Hugh O'Connor

Votes: 53

37. Ansel Adams: A Documentary Film (2002 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary

7.7
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An in depth study of Adams's life and work.

Director: Ric Burns | Stars: Ansel Adams, Josh Hamilton, Barbara Feldon, John Szarkowski

Votes: 104

38. The Lumière Brothers' First Films (1996)

61 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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A collection of short films made by the Lumiere brothers, a team of pioneering filmmakers in turn-of-the-century France.

Stars: Mrs. Auguste Lumiere, Antoine Lumière, Auguste Lumière, Bertrand Tavernier

Votes: 342

39. Artists and Models Abroad (1938)

90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.5
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Buck Boswell and his all-girl troupe are stranded in Paris, but Buck manages to con the manager of the 'Hotel de Navarre' in furnishing accommodations for his group, but the proprietor's ... See full summary »

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Jack Benny, Joan Bennett, Mary Boland, Charley Grapewin

Votes: 70

40. Face of a Nation: What Happened to the World's Fair? (2017)

57 min | Documentary

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Daughter of immigrants, a 1st generation architect struggles to keep her dream alive as she journeys to discover why America abandoned World's Fairs.

Director: Mina Chow | Stars: Frank Gehry, Jack Masey, Mina Chow, Barton Myers

41. Man with a Plan (1996)

89 min | Comedy

7.2
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Fred Tuttle, faced with his father's impending hip operation and his failing farm, needs to make a six-digit salary with a fourth-grade education. So he runs for U.S. Representative from ... See full summary »

Director: John O'Brien | Stars: Fred Tuttle, Bill Blachly, Bryan Pfeiffer, Bruce Lyndes

Votes: 123

42. CC 2010 (2009)

12 min | Short, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.0
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CC Raven travels time and space to reunite with her parents at Seattle's World's Fair. A tongue-in-cheek homage to 60's sci-fi and the World's Fair.

Director: Travis Gutiérrez Senger | Stars: Sabrina Coulston, Sarah Dennis, Ellen Heile, Zoe McLane

Votes: 11

43. Expo 67 Mission Impossible (2017)

68 min | Documentary

8.1
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This documentary let us to relive the challenge of the men behind the 1967 Universal Exposition in Montréal, Canada. By searching trough 80,000 archival documents at the national Archives, ... See full summary »

Directors: Michel Barbeau, Guylaine Maroist, Eric Ruel | Star: Guylaine Maroist

Votes: 16

44. (1998)

85 min | Drama

7.1
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This Canadian comedy, filmed in black and white and color and adapted from Lepage's play The Seven Branches of the River Ota. In October 1970, Montreal actress Sophie (Anne-Marie Cadieux) ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Lepage | Stars: Anne-Marie Cadieux, Alexis Martin, Marie Gignac, Richard Fréchette

Votes: 411 | Gross: $0.00M

45. IBM at the Fair (1965)

7 min | Documentary, Short

6.3
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The crowds at the IBM Pavilion at the World's Fair are shown primarily by means of time-lapse photography.

Directors: Charles Eames, Ray Eames

Votes: 22

46. West of Thunder (2012)

85 min | Drama, Mystery, Western

7.4
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South Dakota 1899. A mysterious stranger visits a small town on the outskirts of the Lakota Pine Ridge Reservation and brings with him a terrible resolve.

Directors: Jody Marriott Bar-Lev, Steve Russell | Stars: Dan Davies, Clifford Henry, Corbin Conroy, Steve Garcia

Votes: 29

47. Land of Liberty (1939)

138 min | History

8.0
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This film tells the history of the United States from pre-Revolution through 1939.

Stars: Gayne Whitman, Erville Alderson, Don Ameche, George Arliss

Votes: 193

48. All's Fair at the Fair (1938)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.9
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The World's Fair, as imagined by the Max Fleischer animation studio.

Director: Dave Fleischer | Stars: Margie Hines, Jack Mercer

Votes: 148

49. Rendezvous in Space (1964)

19 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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A futuristic documentary for Martin Marietta Corporation, about America's plans for a space station and space shuttles.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Marcia McBroom, Jim Backus, Mel Blanc, June Foray

Votes: 21

50. Young as You Feel (1940)

60 min | Comedy

7.9
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Father sells his drugstore and the Jones family heads for New York to enjoy sophisticated city life. They lose all their money before deciding to go back home.

Director: Malcolm St. Clair | Stars: Jed Prouty, Spring Byington, Joan Valerie, Russell Gleason

Votes: 10



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