Most Popular Titles With Edgar Allan Poe
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2. Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
PG-13 | Thriller
A recent medical school grad who takes a position at a mental institution soon finds himself taken with one of his colleagues -- though he has no initial idea of a recent, horrifying staffing change.
3. The Fog (1980)
R | 89 min | Horror
A Northern California fishing town, built 100 years ago over an ancient leper colony, becomes shrouded by a killer fog containing zombie-like ghosts seeking revenge for their deaths.
4. The Merchant of Venice (2004)
R | 138 min | Drama, Romance
In 16th century Venice, when a merchant must default on a large loan from an abused Jewish moneylender for a friend with romantic ambitions, the bitterly vengeful creditor demands a gruesome payment instead.
5. Masters of Horror (2005– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Horror, Thriller
Anchor Bay has amassed some of the greatest horror film writers and directors to bring to you the anthology series, "Masters of Horror". For the first time the foremost names in the horror ... See full summary »
6. The Black Cat (1934)
65 min | Horror, Crime, Adventure
American honeymooners in Hungary are trapped in the home of a Satan- worshiping priest when the bride is taken there for medical help following a road accident.
7. Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Approved | 80 min | Horror
Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the brutest torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died ... See full summary »
8. House of Usher (1960)
Unrated | 79 min | Horror
A man, upon entering his fiancées's family mansion, discovers a savage family curse and fears that his future brother-in-law has entombed his bride-to-be prematurely.
9. Tales of Terror (1962)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Three tales of terror involve a grieving widower and the daughter he abandoned; a drunkard and his wife's black cat; and a hypnotist who prolongs the moment of a man's death.
11. Thriller (1960–1962)
49 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Anthology series hosted by Boris Karloff that originally told ordinary tales of crime and mystery, but later became a showcase for gothic horror stories, many of which were based on works ... See full summary »
13. The Raven (1963)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.
14. The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Unrated | 89 min | Horror
A European prince terrorizes the local peasantry while using his castle as a refuge against the "Red Death" plague that stalks the land.
15. The Tomb (2009)
R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller
Successful writer and scholar Jonathan Merrick falls under the spell of the irresistible, bewitchingly beautiful Ligeia. She's fighting a fatal illness and she will stop at nothing to ... See full summary »
16. Spirits of the Dead (1968)
R | 121 min | Horror, Mystery
Three directors each adapt a Poe short story to the screen: "Toby Dammit" features a disheveled drugged and drunk English movie star who nods acceptance in the Italian press and his ... See full summary »
Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Roger Vadim, Pascal Cousin, Louis Malle, Clement Biddle Wood, Daniel Boulanger, Federico Fellini, Bernardino Zapponi | Directors: Federico Fellini, Louis Malle, Roger Vadim | Stars: Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot, Alain Delon, Terence Stamp
17. The Black Cat (1941)
70 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Elderly Henrietta Winslow lives in an isolated mansion with her housekeeper and beloved cats. As her health fails, her greedy relatives gather in anticipation of her death.
18. The Tell-Tale Heart (I) (2014)
Thriller | Completed
A haunting account of a tormented man who continually re-admits himself into a medical facility, in a futile attempt to escape from his pending madness. Based on Edgar Allan Poe's, The Tell-Tale Heart.
19. Witchfinder General (1968)
Unrated | 86 min | Drama, History, Horror
A young soldier seeks to put an end to the evils caused by a vicious witch hunter.
20. The Pit and the Pendulum (1991)
R | 97 min | Horror
It is the time of the Spanish Inquisition. Maria does not like what is going on during the "Auto De Fe". When she speaks out, she is arrested and accused of being a witch. Torquemada has ... See full summary »
22. Two Evil Eyes (1990)
R | 120 min | Horror
Two horror tales based on short stories by Edgar Allan Poe directed by two famous horror directors, George A. Romero and Dario Argento.
23. The Haunted Palace (1963)
Passed | 87 min | Horror
Charles Dexter Ward arrives at a small village to visit the house he inherited from his ancestor who died there 100 years ago.
25. The Pit and the Pendulum (2009)
86 min | Horror, Thriller
Seven students answer an advertisement to participate in an experiment to explore how the sensation of pain can be eliminated. Arriving at a secluded institute, they are welcomed by ... See full summary »
26. The Black Cat (1981)
R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
Robert Miles is a psychic that can communicate with the dead. He also has the ability to control the mind of his cat (who incidentally is black). He uses the cat to take vengeance upon his ... See full summary »
27. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)
Unrated | 61 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A mad scientist seeks to mingle human blood with that of an ape, and resorts to kidnapping women for his experiments.
29. The Fall of the House of Usher (1928)
63 min | Horror
Allan has a hard time finding the Usher's house, which is known to be cursed... But he is a personal friend of Roderick Usher, who lives with his sick wife Madeline and a doctor. Roderick ... See full summary »
30. The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism (1967)
M | 85 min | Horror, Mystery
In the Olden Tymes, Count Regula is drawn and quartered for killing twelve virgins in his dungeon torture chamber. Thirty-five years later, he comes back to seek revenge on the daughter of ... See full summary »
31. Creepers (2014)
Horror | Post-production
Creepers - Horror Anthology Movie Volume Two features four tales of terror from contemporary authors Joe R. Lansdale and Jeff Strand and classic horror writers Edgar Allan Poe and Lafcadio ... See full summary »
Writers: Lafcadio Hearn, Joe R. Lansdale, Edgar Allan Poe, Jeff Strand | Directors: Mike Lyddon, Jeremiah Kipp, Greg Lamberson, Christian Walker | Stars: Catherine Ashton, Susan Adriensen, Christian Walker, Bradley Creanzo
32. Premature Burial (1962)
Unrated | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An artist grows distant from his new wife as an irrational horror of premature burial consumes him.
33. The Haunting of Morella (1990)
R | 82 min | Horror, Romance, Thriller
A witch is put to death in Colonial America, leaving her husband and infant daughter behind. Seventeen years later, the daughter has grown up and stands to inherit money set up by her ... See full summary »
34. The Mansion of Madness (1973)
R | 82 min | Horror
The inmates of an insane asylum take over the institution, imprison the doctors and staff, and then put into play their own ideas of how the place should be run.
35. The Oblong Box (1969)
R | 91 min | Horror
Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Occasionaly Sir Edward escapes and causes havoc around the town.
36. The Student of Prague (1913)
85 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A poor student rescues a beautiful countess and soon becomes obsessed with her. A sorcerer makes a deal with the young man to give him fabulous wealth and anything he wants, if he will sign... See full summary »
37. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
PG-13 | 87 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
Paris...at the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre...where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.
38. Revenge in the House of Usher (1982)
93 min | Horror
Dr. Alan Harker receives an invitation and arrives at the house of his former professor at the Prague University, Roderic Usher, who lives with his housekeeper Helen in an old castle. Dr. ... See full summary »
40. Tale of a Vampire (1992)
R | 93 min | Horror, Drama, Romance
Condemned to life without end, and to an undying passion for a lost love he can never find, a vampire stalks a beautiful young woman.
41. Buried Alive (1990)
R | 87 min | Thriller, Horror
A young woman goes to teach at the Ravenscroft Institute, a spooky old girls' school overrun by ants and staffed by various ex-mental patients. Spurred on by a series of horrific ... See full summary »
42. City in the Sea (1965)
Unrated | 84 min | Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy
Set on the Cornish coast in 1903, the film features a group of people discovering an underwater society of smugglers who never age living in a lost underwater city along with their gill-man... See full summary »
43. The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1986 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Crime, Mystery, Horror
A detective comes out of retirement to help his daughter's fiance prove that he did not commit a series of murders.
44. 1313: Haunted Frat (2011 Video)
TV-14 | 80 min | Horror
During Spring Break, a fraternity built atop the burned ruins of an insane asylum is haunted by a sinister visitor...
46. Night Tide (1961)
86 min | Horror, Thriller
On leave in a shore side town, Johnny becomes interested in a young dark haired woman. They meet and he learns that she plays a mermaid in the local carnival. After strange occurrences, ... See full summary »
96 min | Mystery, Thriller
Oliviero is a burned-out writer, living at his estate near Venice, his dead mother dominating his imagination. He is also a degenerate: sleeps with his maid and his ex-student, hosts ... See full summary »
49. Alone (2002)
R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Experience the fear as you're sucked into the disturbed mind of Alex. Tormented by harrowing voices of the past Alex searches for the one girl who can silence the horror of a tortured soul.... See full summary »
50. House of Evil (1968)
PG | 89 min | Horror, Mystery
Relatives of a recently deceased man meet at his eerie castle for a reading of the will. They encounter a sinister piano player who turns out to be a toy maker, and his toys are imbued with murderous intentions.