Unmade Films That Would’ve Been Interesting To See: Part 2

Part one: letterboxd.com/johntyler/list/unmade-films-that-wouldve-been-interesting/

The first list won't let me add anything beyond a certain number of entries, so here's Part II.

  • 10




    Directed by Steve Oedekerk
    Written by Darryl Quarles

    The comedy is described as an urban take on the Blake Edwards comedy 10, in which a man (Martin Lawrence) goes through a series of mishaps because of his obsession with a gorgeous woman.

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  • 10 Days in a Madhouse

    2.10 Days in a Madhouse


    Screenplay by Sean Hood
    Based on the Article "Ten Days in a Mad House" by Nellie Bly

    The film chronicles how Nellie Bly — one of the first female investigative journalists, who worked in New York in the 1880's — faked insanity in order to go undercover as an inmate at Blackwell’s Island, an impenetrable women’s asylum.

  • 12 Days of Christmas Eve

    3.12 Days of Christmas Eve


    Written by Ken Daurio & Cinco Paul

    A Christmas comedy centering around Santa Claus' reindeer and dealing with the origin of Santa.

  • 16 Wishes

    4.16 Wishes


    Written by Bob Tzudiker & Noni White

    A small-town divorcée is given a thirty-day free trial by the Devil himself to have all of her wishes granted. Following the trial period, she is faced with continuing on with her wishes or keeping the man she loves.

  • 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    5.20,000 Leagues Under the Sea


    Directed by Bryan Singer
    Screenplay by Rick Sordelet & Dan Studney
    Story by Bryan Singer & Rick Sordelet & Dan Studney
    Based on the Novel by Jules Verne

    When an unidentified “monster” threatens international shipping, French oceanographer Pierre Aronnax and his unflappable assistant Conseil join an expedition organized by the US Navy to hunt down and destroy the menace. After months of fruitless searching, they finally grapple with their quarry, but Aronnax, Conseil, and the brash Canadian harpooner Ned Land are thrown overboard in the attack, only to find that the “monster” is actually a futuristic submarine, the Nautilus, commanded by a shadowy, mystical, preternaturally imposing man who calls himself Captain Nemo. Thus begins a journey of 20,000 leagues—nearly 50,000 miles—that will take Captain Nemo, his crew, and these three adventurers on a journey of discovery through undersea forests, coral graveyards, miles-deep trenches, and even the sunken ruins of Atlantis.

  • 21 & Over

    6.21 & Over

    GHOSTS OF 21

    Written by Blake McCormick

    A thirty-year-old pillar of the community on the verge of being married has his world turned upside down when his old college friends reappear to hold him to a promise he made not to get hitched.

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  • 2LDK



    Directed by Andy Fickman
    Screenplay by Bert V. Royal

    The story revolves around two young actresses (Gemma Arterton, Jessica Albba) who live together, pretend to be best friends and are co-stars on a successful television show. In reality, they detest each other and go to extreme and violent lengths to do one another in when they end up competing for the same movie role.

  • 325 Sycamore Lane

    8.325 Sycamore Lane


    Directed by Costa-Gavras
    Written by James Dearden and Amy Baker & Peter Osterlund

    A female journalist (Jodie Foster) who exposed a man (William Hurt) accused of killing his wife tries to clear his name when she becomes convinced he didn’t actually commit the crime.

  • 42




    Written and Directed by Spike Lee
    Based on the Book "I Never Had It Made" by Jackie Robinson

    Before Barry Bonds, before Reggie Jackson, before Hank Aaron, baseball's stars had one undeniable trait in common: they were all white. In 1947, Jackie Robinson (Denzel Washington) broke that barrier, striking a crucial blow for racial equality and changing the world of sports forever. The film recalls Robinson's early years and influences: his time at UCLA, where he became the school's first four-letter athlete; his army stint during World War II, when he challenged Jim Crow laws and narrowly escaped court martial; his years of frustration, on and off the field, with the Negro Leagues; and finally that fateful day when Branch Rickey (Robert Redford) of the Brooklyn Dodgers proposed what became known as the "Noble Experiment" — Robinson would step up to bat to integrate and revolutionize baseball. More than a baseball story, the film also reveals the highs and lows of Robinson's life after baseball. He recounts his political aspirations and civil rights activism; his friendships with Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, William Buckley, Jr., and Nelson Rockefeller; and his troubled relationship with his son, Jackie, Jr.

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  • 99



    Directed by Betty Thomas
    Written by Howard Franklin

    The film centers around a music producer who gets tired of being left behind by boy bands when the Clearasil crowd makes them famous, and sets out to create a fake virtual band that he can control no matter how big it gets.

  • Abominable



    Directed by Renny Harlin
    Written by Steven Fienberg & Troy Neighbors

    The film tells the story of a United Nations task force (led by Jean-Claude van Damme's protagonist) investigating the mysterious disappearance of Red Cross workers in the Himalayas and find themselves going up against the Abominable Snowman.

  • Absolute Justice

    12.Absolute Justice


    Written by Darryl Quarles

    The project is described as an action-thriller in which an urban street cop is mentored by a veteran Southern detective.

  • The Accountant

    13.The Accountant



    Directed by Andy Delaney & Monty Whitebloom
    Written by Michael LeSieur

    A mild-mannered accountant, serving time for a botched crime, falls in love with his pen pal, only to discover that she's a wild teenager with dreams of being an outlaw. She breaks him out of jail and takes him on a crime spree which he finds more terrifying than prison.

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  • The Action Movie

    14.The Action Movie


    Screenplay by Andrew Dodge
    Based on the Webseries by Daniel Hashimoto

    James, a regular boy, uses his imagination to become Action Movie Kid, who defends the universe against monsters, aliens, and robots.

  • An Adventure in Space and Time

    15.An Adventure in Space and Time


    Directed by Michel Gondry
    Screenplay by Daniel Clowes
    Based on the Novel by Rudy Rucker

    The real world is unbearable to madcap inventor Harry Gerber (Jack Black), so he uses his genius to twist the laws of science and create his own tailor-made universe.

  • Afterlife



    Written by Jon Glascoe

    The story follows a high school girl haunted by the ghost of her recently deceased boyfriend, who wants her to join him in the afterlife.

  • Agoraphobia



    Written by Brian Lynch

    An agoraphobic man decides after fifteen years to finally leave his house and reunite with his long lost family. On his adventure out in the big world, he happens to fall in love with the wife of a brutal criminal.

  • Air-Tight



    Directed by Katsuhiro Otomo
    Based on the Comic Book by Jean "Mobius" Giraud

    In the film, from producer Akira Kurosawa, the titular airtight garage is an asteroid in the constellation Leo which houses a pocket universe. Major Grubert orbits the asteroid in his spaceship Ciguri, from which he oversees the development of the worlds contained within. Several entities, including Jerry Cornelius, seek to invade the garage.

  • Airtight



    Directed by Neil Burger
    Written by Joe Gayton & Tony Gayton

    An action drama about a smooth con, a neat freak, a helicopter thief, and a black transgender person who manage to pull off a heist worth $3 million.

  • Alex Cross

    20.Alex Cross



    Screenplay by Marc Moss
    Based on the Novel by James Patterson

    Just when Alex Cross (Tyler Perry) thought his life was calming down into a routine of patients and therapy sessions, he finds himself back in the game: this time to catch a criminal mastermind like no other. A spate of elaborate murders in Washington, D.C. have the whole East Coast on edge. They are like nothing Alex and his new girlfriend, Detective Brianna Stone, have ever seen. With each murder, the case becomes increasingly complex. There’s only one thing Alex knows: the killer adores an audience.

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  • Alien




    Directed by Peter Segal
    Written by Dan O'Dowd

    The sci-fi comedy, from producer Mel Gibson, traces the exploits of a socially challenged CIA agent (Tim Allen) whose task is to get the Roswell Alien back home before interplanetary war erupts on Earth.

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  • Aliens




    Directed by Roland Emmerich
    Written by Andrew W. Marlowe

    The film follows six humans with little in common other than having been abducted, studied, and torturously experimented upon by an alien race in another solar system. After years of abuse, they plot an escape and attempt to foil a full-scale invasion of Earth.

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  • Aliens, Clowns & Geeks

    23.Aliens, Clowns & Geeks


    Directed by Tim Burton
    Based on the Novel by Katherine Dunn

    The story of a traveling carnival run by Aloysius "Al" Binewski and his wife "Crystal" Lil, and their children, seen through the eyes of their daughter Olympia ("Oly") who writes the family history for her daughter Miranda. When the business begins to fail, the couple devise an idea to breed their own freak show, using various drugs and radioactive material to alter the genes of their children. The results are Arturo ("Arty," also known as "Aqua Boy"), a boy with flippers for hands and feet; Electra ("Elly") and Iphigenia ("Iphy"), Siamese Twins; Olympia ("Oly"), a hunchbacked albino dwarf; and Fortunato ("Chick"), the normal-looking baby of the family who has telekinetic powers.

  • All About Eve

    24.All About Eve



    Written by Alan Schoolcraft & Brent J. Simons

    The biblical Adam follows Eve to modern-day New York after they have a lover’s quarrel, only to discover that Satan was behind the break-up. Scott Rudin serves as producer.

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  • All My Sons

    25.All My Sons


    Screenplay by David Diamond & David Weissman
    Based on the Television Series Created by George Tibbles

    Widower Steve Douglas (Michael Douglas) raises three sons with the help of his father-in-law, and is later aided by the boys' great-uncle.

  • Allegiance



    Directed by Marcus Nispel
    Written by Patrick Lee & William Petrowitch

    An international thriller about an undercover agent married to a spy-hunter for the CIA.

  • Alpha and Omega

    27.Alpha and Omega


    Directed by Ed Decter
    Written by Ed Decter & John J. Strauss

    Set in a remote town where a grizzly bear from the nearby woods becomes something of a pet to a few locals, the fantasy comedy explores the often-foolish fears of both humans and bears. Jordan Kerner serves as producer.

  • Already Dead

    28.Already Dead


    Screenplay by Scott Rosenberg
    Based on the Novel by Charlie Huston

    The film revolves around a vampire who happens to be a private detective hired by a Gotham socialite to track down her runaway daughter. The city’s vampires are afflicted with a virus that requires them to drink blood, and they run through the city in clans. A new virus that turns victims into carnivorous zombies threatens to upset the balance between humans and vampires.

  • American Dream

    29.American Dream


    Directed by Lasse Hallström

    The story of French feminist Simone de Beauvoir (Vanessa Paradis) and her lover Nelson Algren (Johnny Depp).

  • American Psycho II: All American Girl

    30.American Psycho II: All American Girl


    Based on the Novel by Meg Cabot

    A fifteen-year old girl instinctively saves the president’s life during an assassination attempt, heroism that shoots the young woman into the limelight. Her bravery is subsequently tested when she stands up to the chief executive while judging an international art exhibition.

  • The American

    31.The American


    Screenplay by Matthew Sand
    Based on the Novel by Andrew Huebner

    Three U.S. Army scouts, who are the first to arrive at the horrifying aftermath of the battle of Little Bighorn, take on the grueling assignment of tracking down the Sioux leader, Crazy Horse.

  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

    32.Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy



    Written by Laurie Craig

    The comedy centers around the world of sports anchor casting.

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  • And So It Goes

    33.And So It Goes


    Written and Directed by Scott Rosenberg

    The film is set in New England and will carry with it a theme of friendship and the passing of time. The project, described as Beautiful Girls meets The Hours meets About a Boy, is about how the appearance of a couple of children causes an underachiever to revisit his relationship with his best friend -- the kids' father -- who has since passed away.

  • Animals



    Written by Mike Sobel

    All the world’s animals turn on humans and take back the planet. Neal H. Moritz serves as producer.

  • Apache



    Screenplay by Sean O'Keefe & Will Staples
    Based on the Novel by Lorenzo Carcaterra

    In the early 1980's, a new scourge is unleashed upon an unsuspecting America: crack-cocaine. The tenuous grip on law and order is finally broken as organized gangs run amok. None of their leaders is more evil than Lucia Carney, whose drug empire grows and grows at the cost of thousands of lives, many of them innocent. With the forces of law and order incapable of breaking the gangs, a new type of enforcement is required — a rogue force, outside the restrictions of the police code. These men and women are called the Apaches. They have little left to loose, having already lost their police badges as a result of the wounds and disability sustained in the course of duty. They are the avenging angels who will descend on Carney's empire and, irrespective of personal cost, destroy it forever.

  • The Apartment

    36.The Apartment


    Directed by Joel Schumacher
    Screenplay by Ross Klavan & Michael McGruther

    A recently engaged man (Freddie Prinze, Jr.) sees a former lover (Kate Winslet) and becomes obsessed with meeting her again.

  • The Apprentice

    37.The Apprentice


    Directed by Rupert Wainwright
    Written by Ray Wright

    An action thriller about a troubled young man recruited by the CIA. He later discovers that his mentor in the agency is the guy who is responsible for the death of his family.

  • Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again

    38.Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again


    Written and Directed by David Chase
    Based on Characters from Archie Comics

    The film revolves around seventeen-year-old vocalist/rhythm guitarist Archie Andrews and his teenage friends and rock-'n'-roll band members from Riverdale High School, including his best friend and food fiend drummer Jughead Jones, wise-cracking bassist Reggie Mantle, beautiful and spoiled rich-girl vocalist/keyboardist Veronica Lodge, and attractive blonde girl-next-door tomboy vocalist/lead guitarist/percussionist Betty Cooper.

  • Arena



    Written by Darren Howell & Toby Wagstaff

    A group of modern-day soldiers are mysteriously transported from the thick of battle to a terrain-shifting landscape where they must fight the best warriors of all different eras and histories in a gladiatorial fight to the death — or be killed by the all powerful operators of the “Arena.”

  • Argo




    Directed by Ron Howard
    Written by Richard Regen

    An American professor is contracted by the federal government to observe tensions in pre-coup Tehran in 1977. He realizes that Iran is rife with political danger and his viewpoint is backed up when he falls in love with an Iranian girl whose brother is a member of the secret police.

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  • Armageddon




    Directed by Peter Hyams
    Screenplay by James Cameron & Peter Hyams
    Story by James Cameron

    Will Seacord, a divorced astronaut with a rebellious teenage daughter, finds himself withdrawn from NASA’s lead flight crew, leading him to consider another career and come to terms with being a failed parent. Separately, a young female astronomer spots something in the sky and identifies it as a comet. The President is told, and humanity realizes that they're looking at an extinction-level event, with three months before planet Earth is wiped out. After being attacked in a religiously motivated assault, a crew led by Seacord is put together to save the human race.

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  • Around the World in Eighty Days

    42.Around the World in Eighty Days


    Directed by Stephen Sommers
    Screenplay by Stan Chervin
    Based on the Novel by Jules Verne

    Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in eighty days on a wager set by his friends at the Reform Club.

  • Arrested Development - Unplugged

    43.Arrested Development - Unplugged


    Written by Johnny Rosenthal

    A narcotics officer faces life outside the halls of high school when he hits the department’s mandatory retirement age of thirty.

  • Asylum



    Written by John Sullivan

    Jason Loomis has since gone to work for Smith’s Grove in hopes of preventing the next Michael Myers. A storm knocks out power, triggering a lockdown while also releasing the patients. Jason must now survive a dangerously ill Shape-imitator who’s targeted him as part of his delusion.

  • Asylum



    Written by Peter Goldfinger & Josh Stolberg
    Based on Characters Created by John Carpenter & Debra Hill

    The Shape is finally caught and arrested during his latest holiday slaughter. Sentenced to death, his execution by electric chair fails to kill him. Instead, the chair’s powerful jolt empowers him with superhuman strength. The staff struggles to lock down the facility in the wake of the slasher’s escape.

  • At First Sight

    46.At First Sight


    Based on the Novel by Nicholas Sparks

    There are a few things Jeremy Marsh was sure he'd never do: he'd never leave New York City, he'd never give his heart away after barely surviving one failed marriage, and he'd never become a parent. Now, Jeremy is living in the tiny town of Boone Creek, North Carolina, engaged to Lexie Darnell, the love of his life, and anticipating the start of their family. But just as his life seems to be settling into a blissful pattern, a mysterious and disturbing e-mail sets off a chain of events that will change the course of their relationship. How well do we really know the ones we love? How do we handle the inevitable doubts, fears concerning parenthood, and stumbling blocks that are sometimes placed in our way?

  • At the End of the Spectra

    47.At the End of the Spectra


    Directed by James Wan
    Screenplay by Fernley Phillips

    After a tragedy, a woman (Nicole Kidman) is encouraged by her father to take refuge in a fancy apartment building. She becomes a shut-in, and begins to see a ghost.

  • Athena



    Written by Ashleigh Powell

    An elite all-female Delta team made up of four agents try to stop a terror attack on American soil. After a terrorist attack in Rome kills twenty-three Americans, the team is sent to hunt down the Venetian arms dealer who supplied the explosives, leading to a much larger terrorist conspiracy. Ronda Rousey stars in the film.

  • Atlantis: The Lost Empire

    49.Atlantis: The Lost Empire



    Written by Carey W. Hayes & Chad Hayes

    A man's daughter disappears after a close encounter at sea. The man's search for her leads to his discovery of a plot to hide an underwater alien city.

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  • Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

    50.Attack of the 50 Foot Woman


    Directed by Tim Burton
    Written by Jonathan Gems

    A Beach Party-esque variation on Attack of the 50 Foot Woman in the style of filmmaker Russ Meyer.

  • The Attendant

    51.The Attendant


    Directed by Betty Thomas
    Written by Joshua Sternin & Jennifer Ventimilia

    A comedy about a commode-dweller who must become a hero when he falls in love with a woman and finds she’s been targeted for permanent flushing by a hitman.

  • Auto Focus

    52.Auto Focus



    Directed by Ron Howard
    Screenplay by Dick Clement & Ian La Frenais
    Based on the Television Series Created by Bernard Fein & Albert S. Ruddy

    The inmates of a German World War II prisoner of war camp conduct an espionage and sabotage campaign right under the noses of their warders. Russell Crowe will star in the titular role. Brian Grazer serves as producer.

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  • The Awakening

    53.The Awakening


    Directed by Fraser Clarke Heston
    Screenplay by Mick Davis
    Based on the Novel by Bram Stoker

    The story, set ten days before the new millennium, follows a young woman who gets an e-mail from her long-lost father saying that he’s alive. She tracks the electronic message to Egypt and links up with an American archeologist who helps her find her father and discovers his secret.

  • The Babysitter

    54.The Babysitter



    Directed by George Tillman, Jr.
    Screenplay by Sean McGinly
    Based on the Details Article by Chris Smith

    The story is about a star NFL quarterback (Anthony Anderson) who jeopardizes his lucrative corporate endorsement deal when he misbehaves in public. With the publicity-rich Super Bowl fast approaching, the company hires a child psychologist to “babysit” the wayward athlete and protect their brand from further scandal.

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  • Bachelor Party

    55.Bachelor Party



    Screenplay by Susannah Grant
    Based on the Novel by Kate Saunders

    The film revolves around a London editor who was saved from her emotionally distant family by the close-knit clan next door. Her surrogate mom is dying and makes the woman promise to marry off her sons.

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  • Backyard



    Written by Holly Brix

    The story is about a young boy and his gang of friends who fight to keep an evil British kingpin and his ninja henchman from using the power of an ancient Chinese urn.

  • Bad Boys II

    57.Bad Boys II



    Based on the Short Film by Daniel Brunet, Nicolas Douste and Cédric Genet

    The film will center on a father (Adam Sandler) reconnecting with his youthful imagination through his son's toys, and his play turns into an homage to big-budget action films, particularly those directed by Michael Bay.

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  • Bad Hair Day

    58.Bad Hair Day


    Written by Jill Pierce

    A young woman on a crucial day of meetings, events, and dates experiences one hair emergency after another. Depending on the kindness of strangers, creditors, and astrologers, she manages to get a job and maintain a shred of dignity despite the destructive forces let loose on her hair.

  • Bad Lieutenant

    59.Bad Lieutenant



    Screenplay by Hanna Weg
    Based on the Novels "Naked in Death" and "Glory in Death" by Nora Roberts

    A futuristic romance thriller that follows the life and investigations of New York police lieutenant Eve Dallas.

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  • Bad Luck

    60.Bad Luck


    Directed by David R. Ellis
    Written by David J. Schow

    A horror story about college friends and ardent skeptics who find themselves becoming believers when various superstitions start interfering in their lives.

  • Bad News Tour

    61.Bad News Tour


    Directed by Milos Forman
    Based on the Novel by Donald E. Westlake

    The comic caper novel teams a group of small-time criminals with an American Indian woman. Together, they attempt to scam an Indian casino.

  • Bandstand: The Broadway Musical

    62.Bandstand: The Broadway Musical


    Directed by Danny DeVito
    Screenplay by John Logan
    Based on the Television Series Created by Dick Clark

    The film will be about four generations of kids who became instant stars because of the show American Bandstand and how they are affected by that fame. The film will also explore how the pop music from the show, which lasted from 1952 to 1989, charted the history of the country.

  • The Bar

    63.The Bar


    Directed by Jon Hurwitz & Hayden Schlossberg
    Written by Josh Heald

    The film is a comedy about two friends who fulfill a lifelong dream of owning the bar that they used to sneak into in high school.

  • Barely Lethal

    64.Barely Lethal


    Written by April Blair

    Although completely unqualified, a girl rises to the high ranks of an international field operative for the CIA.

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  • Barnyard



    Written and Directed by Richard Kelly

    After a dying scientist creates a talking cow named Bessie, a team of people decide to market her into the biggest thing since prime rib, only for their plan to go horribly awry.

  • The Batman

    66.The Batman


    Directed by Ben Affleck
    Screenplay by Ben Affleck & Geoff Johns and Chris Terrio
    Story by Ben Affleck & Peter Craig
    Based on Characters Created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger

    A solo Batman film set in the DC Extended Universe, revolving around Bruce Wayne/Batman (Ben Affleck) and exploring the darker aspects of the character, namely what elements might be sane and what elements might be insane. Joe Manganiello would play the film’s main antagonist, Deathstroke, while Jared Leto reprises his role as The Joker from Suicide Squad. Robert Richardson serves as director of photography on the film, set at Arkham Asylum.

  • The Beast

    67.The Beast


    Directed by Wes Craven
    Screenplay by Peter Benchley
    Based on the Novel by Peter Benchley

    Straight from the cutting edge of science and the logs of ancient mariners comes an immense horror, a creature that rises up from the well of an ocean gone mad with an insatiable hunger and an endless lust to kill. One man leads a harrowing struggle to defeat the beast amid a threatened Bermuda paradise. His name is Whip Darling, a down-and-out sea dog who doesn't know where he'll get his next meal, or whether it will get him first.

  • The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years

    68.The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years


    Directed by Kenny Ortega
    Written by Mark Monroe

    A biopic detailing the life and career of one of the most famous bands of all time, The Beatles. Brian Grazer and Ron Howard serve as producers.

  • The Beautiful and Damned

    69.The Beautiful and Damned


    Directed by John Curran
    Written by Hanna Weg

    The true story of Zelda (Keira Knightley) and her famous husband F. Scott Fitzgerald, the Jazz Age icons who lived large, soared high, and crashed very hard.

  • Before I Self Destruct

    70.Before I Self Destruct


    Directed by Chris Columbus
    Written by Ben Queen

    It's described as a dramedy about a recovered pathological liar who must return home and interact with his parents in order to unravel the mystery of his sister's illness. Things spiral out of control, though, as he falls into self-destructive patterns.

  • A Bend in the Road

    71.A Bend in the Road


    Based on the Novel by Nicholas Sparks

    The story concerns a sheriff in a small town whose wife was killed several years before. He romances his child’s schoolteacher, only to notice a trail of clues to what may have happened to his wife.

  • The Best Man

    72.The Best Man


    Written by Michael Carnes & Josh Gilbert

    The story centers on a prospective groom who’s forced to select a best man among his three best friends.

  • The Bet

    73.The Bet


    Written by Ronnie Christensen and John Pogue

    A film about a vacationing yuppie in Las Vegas who is forced by a casino owner to perform illegal and deadly stunts while gamblers bet on his survival.

  • Better Half

    74.Better Half


    Directed by Jonathan Mostow
    Written by Boyce Bugliari & Jamie McLaughlin

    A married couple, close to divorce, switches bodies and then sets out to dismantle each other’s lives.

  • Beyond the Sea

    75.Beyond the Sea



    Directed by Deepa Mehta
    Written by Kate Lanier

    An unusual love story about a navy lieutenant (Richard Gere) who falls in love with an oceanographer studying whales.

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  • Big Baby

    76.Big Baby


    Directed by Raja Gosnell
    Written by Gregg Lichtenstein & Adam Mazer

    The comedy revolves around a career-obsessed man who dismisses his wife’s desire to have a baby. When he refuses to change his mind, he unknowingly becomes cursed and begins to uncontrollably act just like an infant.

  • Big Bucks: The Press Your Luck Scandal

    77.Big Bucks: The Press Your Luck Scandal


    Directed by J.K. Amalou
    Written by Patricia K. Meyer

    A film based on the true story of a family (Paul Sorvino, Mira Sorvino) that operated an armored trucking business and wound up embezzling millions of dollars from it. Martin Scorsese serves as producer.

  • Big Fan

    78.Big Fan


    Written by Richard Murphy

    A comedy about the world’s biggest football fan who decides to become the NFL’s first male cheerleader.

  • Big Love

    79.Big Love


    Written and Directed by Stephen Sommers
    Based on the Novel by Sarah Dunn

    When 32-year-old Alison Hopkins' first real boyfriend unceremoniously dumps her — he steps out to buy mustard for a dinner party and never returns — it's time for Alison to reassess her lifelong search for romantic fulfillment. Does true love even exist? Is every romantic involvement with a coworker inevitably doomed? Does sex without commitment always lead to disaster? Is a girl's evangelical Christian upbringing an impediment to her finding true happiness?

  • The Big Sleep

    80.The Big Sleep



    Written and Directed by William Monahan
    Based on the Novel "The Black-Eyed Blonde" by Benjamin Black
    Based on Characters Created by Raymond Chandler

    The story follows the tough as nails private detective in the early 1950's, where Philip Marlowe (Liam Neeson) is as restless and lonely as ever, and business is a little slow. That is until a beautiful blonde client comes in and asks Marlowe to find her ex-lover. He soon comes to find out that her ex-lover's disappearance is just a part of bigger mystery and soon has Marlowe wrapped up with one of the more powerful families in Bay Cities who are willing to go to any lengths to protect their fortune.

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  • Biker Boyz

    81.Biker Boyz


    Screenplay by Randall Frakes and J.F. Lawton
    Story by James Cameron & Randall Frakes

    The film is described as a sci-fi action thriller following a gang of pocket rocketbike-riders in the future.

  • Bill Gates: How a Geek Changed the World

    82.Bill Gates: How a Geek Changed the World


    Written by Geoff Rodkey

    The untitled satire deals with Bill Gates-type computer wizards who spawn the huge software industry from garages and basements and became billionaires.

  • Billions



    Directed by George Clooney
    Screenplay by Zach Helm
    Based on the Article by Laura Blumenfeld

    The film recounts the true story of a government bailout manager who moved to a cabin in the woods after the United States of America's financial meltdown in 2008.

  • Billy Elliot

    84.Billy Elliot


    Written by Josh A. Cagan

    The story, described as a broad comedic male version of Flashdance, centers on an overweight construction worker who finds out that he is the long-lost son of the greatest ballet dancer in history. He is torn between his blue-collar macho world and the life of a ballet dancer when he's called upon to save his late mother's dance company.

  • The Birds

    85.The Birds


    Directed by Stacy Title
    Screenplay by David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick
    Story by Jonathan Penner & Stacy Title

    The thriller is being described as The Birds with bugs. Roy Lee and Doug Davison serve as producers.

  • The Birthday Party

    86.The Birthday Party


    Screenplay by Charles Randolph
    Based on the Book by Stanley N. Alpert

    The thriller concerns the true-life 25-hour kidnapping ordeal that former assistant U.S. attorney Stanley N. Alpert endured in a Brooklyn apartment in 1998 the night before his 38th birthday.

  • The Bit Player

    87.The Bit Player


    Written by Michael Lewis & Scott Rosenberg

    The story is about a trio of men (Robert Duvall, Gene Hackmann, Dustin Hoffman) whose small town in the West is destroyed by a Wall Street crook who has swindled townsfolk out of their pensions. Hoffman plays the duped owner of the bank that leaves the town high and dry. Hackman and Duvall will play two of those men, who band with Hoffman and head to New York, where they hatch a scheme to get even.

  • Black Ice

    88.Black Ice


    Directed by John Frankenheimer
    Screenplay by Scott Rosenberg
    Based on the Novel by Michael Connelly

    Narcotics officer Calexico Moore's body is discovered on Christmas night in a seedy Hollywood motel, from an apparent suicide. It was rumored that he had been involved in the selling of a new drug called Black Ice. As L.A. police higher-ups converge on the scene to protect the department from scandal, Harry Bosch (John Travolta) inserts himself into the investigation. The trail he follows leads to Mexican drug gangs operating across the border while he gets attracted to Moore's widow as the case progresses.

  • Black Suns: An Astrophysics Adventure

    89.Black Suns: An Astrophysics Adventure


    Screenplay by Hayley Schore & Roshan Sethi
    Based on the Book by Hakeem Oluseyi

    Hakeem Oluseyi grew up in Louisiana when his parents divorced and he had to find his own way through life. Through pure will and perseverance, he ended up becoming a NASA astrophysicist. Chadwick Boseman, Logan Coles, Tim Bevan, and Eric Fellner serve as producers.

  • Black Widow

    90.Black Widow



    Written and Directed by David Hayter
    Based on Characters Created by Stan Lee, Don Rico and Don Heck

    At birth, Natasha Romanoff — also known as the Black Widow — is given to the KGB, which grooms her to become its ultimate operative. When the USSR breaks up, the government tries to kill her as the action moves to present-day New York, where she is a freelance operative.

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  • Blackout



    Written and Directed by Joe Carnahan

    The film is about a blackout that occurs at a prison at the same time a female homicide cop is there to extradite a prisoner.

  • Blade Runner

    92.Blade Runner



    Directed by Ridley Scott
    Written by Corey Mandell and John Glenn & Travis Wright
    Based on Characters from the Novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" by Philip K. Dick

    A sequel to 1982's Blade Runner that explores the nature of the off-world colonies as well as what happens to the Tyrell Corporation in the wake of its founder’s death.

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  • Blade Runner 2049

    93.Blade Runner 2049



    Written by Gary Whitta
    Based on Characters from the Novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" by Philip K. Dick

    A rejected pitch for a sequel to Blade Runner proposed as an opportunity to delve even deeper into the themes and ideas presented in the original film. What does it mean to be human? We all want to believe that we are more than just the sum of our parts, but in a future age in which even memories and emotions can be artificially manufactured, how can we even feel secure in our own humanity? What responsibility do we have to the sentient Replicants we so casually mass-produce? And how can we engineer something genetically indistinguishable from a “real” human and not expect it to be driven by the most fundamental of human instincts — the desire to exist, to survive — and to reproduce? The film would be an original story, with all-new characters, set in the Blade Runner universe, telling the story of a Replicant protagonist in a world of human villainy in contrast to the original film, which featured a human protagonist hunting Replicant villains.

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  • Blind



    Written and Directed by Tom Brady

    The story centers on a young girl (Lindsay Lohan) trying to make it big in New York's fashion world who gets set up on a date with a blind man (Nick Cannon). Adam Sandler serves as producer.

  • Blind Date

    95.Blind Date



    Written by Stuart Gibbs & Sahara Lotti

    A couple is mistaken for international jewel thieves while on a blind date.

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  • Bloggers



    Written by Ben Wexler

    A shy college student discovers that life in 1,000 years will be based on his blog.

  • Blood of the Beasts

    97.Blood of the Beasts


    Directed by Renny Harlin
    Written by Anthony Jaswinski

    A horror thriller about a group of teenagers on a South Seas surfing trip who have to keep their heads as they’re pursued by a hungry tribe of cannibals.

  • Blood on the Moon

    98.Blood on the Moon


    Directed by Steve Wang
    Written by Scott Phillips & Steve Wang

    A businessman (Steven Seagal) seeks vengeance against the gang of pirates that murdered his family during a cruise and hunts them down.

  • The Blue Angel

    99.The Blue Angel


    Written and Directed by Neil LaBute
    Based on the Novel by Francine Prose

    It has been years since Swenson, a professor in a New England creative writing program, has published a novel. It's been even longer since any of his students have shown promise. Enter Angela Argo, a pierced, tattooed student with a rare talent for writing. Angela is just the thing Swenson needs. And, better yet, she wants his help. But, as we all know, the road to hell is paved with good intentions.

  • Blue Crush

    100.Blue Crush


    Written by Karen McCullah Lutz & Kirsten Smith and Joel Cohen & Alec Sokolow

    The film follows an introverted young woman who finds her true calling by breaking into the rigorous sport of competitive surfing, a sport typically dominated by men.