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1. Fargo (1996)
R | 98 min | Crime, Thriller
Minnesota car salesman Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.
Votes: 674,092 | Gross: $24.61M
3. How the West Was Won (1962)
G | 164 min | Western
A family saga covering several decades of Westward expansion in the 19th century, including the Gold Rush, the Civil War, and the building of the railroads.
Votes: 21,101 | Gross: $46.50M
5. Will Penny (1967)
Approved | 108 min | Romance, Western
Aging cowboy Will Penny gets a line camp job on a large cattle spread and finds his isolated cabin is already occupied by an abandoned woman traveler and her young son.
6. The Dream Team (1989)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Four mental patients on a field trip in New York City must save their caring chaperon, who ends up being taken to a hospital in a coma after accidentally witnessing a murder, before the killers can find him and finish the job.
Votes: 15,516 | Gross: $28.89M
7. Violet & Daisy (2011)
R | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two teenage assassins accept what they think will be a quick-and-easy job, until an unexpected target throws them off their plan.
Votes: 12,789 | Gross: $0.02M
8. Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier (1955)
Approved | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
American frontiersman Davy Crockett fights in the Creek Indian War, is elected to the U.S. Congress and fights for Texas at the Alamo.
9. As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me (2001)
TV-G | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
At the end of WW2, a German POW doing hard labor in the Soviet Gulag escapes from his Siberian camp to return to Germany but he's pursued by a Soviet NKVD officer.
10. Sword of Trust (2019)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
Cynthia and Mary show up to collect Cynthia's inheritance from her deceased grandfather, but the only item she receives is an antique sword that was believed by her grandfather to be proof that the South won the Civil War.
Votes: 3,794 | Gross: $0.32M
12. Spy School (2008)
PG | 86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Doubting Thomas is the story of a twelve year old boy known for telling tall tales who overhears a plot to kidnap the President's daughter. When he goes public with his story, no one believes him, and he is forced to save her on his own.
14. Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998)
Not Rated | 140 min | Action, Comedy, Musical
Arjun and Pyare Mohan are honest policemen who work together. Trouble follows when thieves Bade Miyan and Chote Miyan, look-alikes of Arjun and Pyare, commit crimes and the hapless duo are blamed for it.
16. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1943)
Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy
This lavish, impudent, adult fairy tale takes the viewer from 18th-century Braunschweig to St. Petersburg, Constantinople, Venice, and then to the moon using ingenious special effects, stunning location shooting.
17. Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan (2013)
R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Young adults at a first-time offenders' boot camp discover the legend of the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan is real, but is much more horrifying than they could have imagined.
Votes: 1,233 | Gross: $0.00M
19. Bold King Cole (1936)
Passed | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
Felix the Cat is perched in a tree playing his guitar and serenading himself and a canary with a little ditty called "Nature and Me." It is a beautiful day in cartoon-land but Mother Nature... See full summary »
21. Paper Tiger (1975)
PG | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A somewhat prim and proper Englishman is hired as the tutor to the son of the Japanese ambassador. His life changes when he and the boy are kidnapped by terrorists for political purposes.
22. Bunyan and Babe (2017)
PG | 84 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Travis and Whitney visit their grandparents and stumble upon the evil plan of a greedy land developer. Travis falls through a magical portal which transports him to the world of American hero, Paul Bunyan and his pet ox, Babe.
23. Secondary Effects (2006)
R | 111 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Four people meet again at their high school reunion, with some of the same old baggage, doubts, and questions that haunted them then, and some new ones, that come with being on the verge of turning 30.
24. Trail Street (1947)
Approved | 84 min | Western
Bat Masterson's old friend Billy Burns convinces him to become marshal of Liberal, Kansas and help the residents fight drought and a destructive range war.
27. 4 (2004)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Meat merchant Oleg, prostitute Marina, and piano tuner "simply Volodya" drop into an all-night bar in Moscow, where they are served by a narcoleptic bartender (three plus one is four) while... See full summary »
28. Well Wishes (2015)
Not Rated | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
After losing his job on a coin-toss a man concocts a fantastical plan to build an enterprise of harvesting coins from wishing fountains.
33. Rabbit Ears: Pecos Bill (1988 Video)
25 min | Short, Family
Take a rollicking ride through the Wild, Wild West with the original cowboy, Pecos Bill. Raised by coyotes to brave the great frontier, Pecos rides his wild mustang Widow-Maker and invents ... See full summary »
34. The Rawhide Terror (1934)
Approved | 52 min | Western
Twelve renegades dressed as Indians kill the parents of two brothers. The brothers who have similar birth marks then separate. Ten years later a man known as the Rawhide Terror is murdering the renegades who are now town citizens.
36. Pop 'im Pop! (1950)
Approved | 7 min | Animation, Family, Comedy
A circus comes to town featuring Gracie the Fighting Kangaroo and her youngster, Hippety Hopper. Hippety slips out of the circus tent and hops into a yard where Sylvester Cat is bragging to... See full summary »
38. War Story (1989)
5 min | Documentary, Animation, Short
This short animated piece uses a real interview as its soundtrack. Bill Perry relates stories about his youth, his tilted house, and adventures during WWII in Bristol, England during the blitz.
39. John Henry and the Inky-Poo (1946)
7 min | Animation, Short
John Henry springs to life as a full-grown man, and in no time at all establishes himself as the mightiest steel-driver around. When a newfangled steel-driving machine threatens his livelihood, he sets out to beat it in a one-on-one race.
40. His Hare Raising Tale (1951)
Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short
41. The Lyin' Mouse (1937)
Approved | 7 min | Family, Animation, Short
A mouse is trying to free himself from a trap when a cat arrives. The mouse, desperate, asks if the cat has heard the story of the lion and the mouse. We see the lion, scaring all the ... See full summary »
42. Thomas & Friends: Whale of a Tale and Other Sodor Adventures (2015 Video)
Not Rated | 58 min | Animation, Family
Thomas and Friends have tall tales to tell. A rumor about Toby spreads, as Henry thinks he's got chickenpox. Thomas blames a made up engine, while Toad spots a stranded whale. Featuring the... See full summary »
45. Men in the Raw (1923)
Passed | 50 min | Action, Western
"Windy" Watkins is fond of spinning wild stories of his daring exploits, to his fellow cowhands, while around the campfire at night but is given the chance to prove he is more than talk ... See full summary »
50. Cartoons on Tour (1915)
11 min | Animation, Comedy, Short
A father and daughter each enjoy their printed "Grouch Chaser" cartoons, which come to life for the audience. Meanwhile, the daughter is secretly planning to elope.