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1. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy | Active

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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

2. Stonehearst Asylum (2014)

PG-13 | Thriller

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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.

Writers: Joe Gangemi, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Brad Anderson | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, Brendan Gleeson, Ben Kingsley

3. The Fog (1980)

R | 89 min | Horror

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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.

Writers: John Carpenter, Debra Hill | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh, John Houseman

4. The Merchant of Venice (2004)

R | 138 min | Drama, Romance

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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.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Michael Radford | Director: Michael Radford | Stars: Al Pacino, Joseph Fiennes, Lynn Collins, Jeremy Irons

5. Masters of Horror (2005– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Horror, Thriller

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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 »

Creator: Mick Garris | Stars: Karen Austin, J. Winston Carroll, Miho Ninagawa, Anthony Harrison

6. The Black Cat (1934)

65 min | Horror, Crime, Adventure

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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.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Peter Ruric, Edgar G. Ulmer | Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, David Manners, Julie Bishop

7. Pit and the Pendulum (1961)

Approved | 80 min | Horror

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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 »

Writers: Richard Matheson, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Barbara Steele, John Kerr, Luana Anders

8. House of Usher (1960)

Unrated | 79 min | Horror

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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.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Richard Matheson | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Mark Damon, Myrna Fahey, Harry Ellerbe

9. Tales of Terror (1962)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

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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.

Writers: Richard Matheson, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Maggie Pierce, Leona Gage, Peter Lorre

10. American Masters (1985– )

90 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Stars: Frank Sinatra, Martin Scorsese, Judy Garland, Tony Bennett

11. Thriller (1960–1962)

49 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

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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 »

Stars: Boris Karloff, Richard Peel, Henry Daniell, David Frankham

12. Tell Tale (2009)

R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

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A man's newly transplanted heart leads him on a dangerous journey to find out who murdered its donor.

Writers: Dave Callaham, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Michael Cuesta | Stars: Josh Lucas, Lena Headey, Brian Cox, Beatrice Miller

13. The Raven (1963)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

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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.

Writers: Richard Matheson, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Hazel Court

14. The Masque of the Red Death (1964)

Unrated | 89 min | Horror

7.1
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A European prince terrorizes the local peasantry while using his castle as a refuge against the "Red Death" plague that stalks the land.

Writers: Charles Beaumont, R. Wright Campbell, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Hazel Court, Jane Asher, David Weston

15. The Tomb (2009)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

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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 »

Writers: John Shirley, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Michael Staininger | Stars: Wes Bentley, Kaitlin Doubleday, Sofya Skya, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

16. Spirits of the Dead (1968)

R | 121 min | Horror, Mystery

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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

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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.

Writers: Robert Lees, Robert Neville, Edgar Allan Poe, Frederic I. Rinaldo, Eric Taylor | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Hugh Herbert, Broderick Crawford, Bela Lugosi

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.

Writers: Sean Huze, George M. Kostuch, John La Tier, Mark Lowrey, Edgar Allan Poe, Mikhaela Rosen | Director: John La Tier | Stars: Patrick John Flueger, Rose McGowan, Peter Bogdanovich, Jacob Vargas

19. Witchfinder General (1968)

Unrated | 86 min | Drama, History, Horror

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A young soldier seeks to put an end to the evils caused by a vicious witch hunter.

Writers: Tom Baker, Michael Reeves, Louis M. Heyward, Ronald Bassett | Director: Michael Reeves | Stars: Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy, Rupert Davies, Hilary Heath

20. The Pit and the Pendulum (1991)

R | 97 min | Horror

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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 »

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Dennis Paoli | Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Stephen Lee, William J. Norris, Mark Margolis

21. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

22. Two Evil Eyes (1990)

R | 120 min | Horror

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Two horror tales based on short stories by Edgar Allan Poe directed by two famous horror directors, George A. Romero and Dario Argento.

Writers: Dario Argento, Franco Ferrini, Edgar Allan Poe, George A. Romero | Directors: Dario Argento, George A. Romero | Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, Harvey Keitel, Ramy Zada, Bingo O'Malley

23. The Haunted Palace (1963)

Passed | 87 min | Horror

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Charles Dexter Ward arrives at a small village to visit the house he inherited from his ancestor who died there 100 years ago.

Writers: Charles Beaumont, Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Debra Paget, Lon Chaney Jr., Frank Maxwell

24. The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)

Unrated | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

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A man's obsession with his dead wife drives a wedge between him and his new bride.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Towne | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Elizabeth Shepherd, John Westbrook, Derek Francis

25. The Pit and the Pendulum (2009)

86 min | Horror, Thriller

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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 »

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Simon Savory | Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Lorielle New, Stephen Hansen, Bart Voitila, Danielle Demski

26. The Black Cat (1981)

R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

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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 »

Writers: Lucio Fulci, Edgar Allan Poe, Biagio Proietti | Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Patrick Magee, Mimsy Farmer, David Warbeck, Al Cliver

27. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)

Unrated | 61 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

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A mad scientist seeks to mingle human blood with that of an ape, and resorts to kidnapping women for his experiments.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Florey, Tom Reed, Dale Van Every, John Huston | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Sidney Fox, Leon Ames, Bert Roach

28. The Raven (1935)

Approved | 61 min | Horror

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A brilliant surgeon obsessed with Poe saves the life of a beautiful dancer and goes mad when he can't have her.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, David Boehm | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lester Matthews, Irene Ware

29. The Fall of the House of Usher (1928)

63 min | Horror

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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 »

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Luis Buñuel, Jean Epstein | Director: Jean Epstein | Stars: Jean Debucourt, Marguerite Gance, Charles Lamy, Fournez-Goffard

30. The Torture Chamber of Dr. Sadism (1967)

M | 85 min | Horror, Mystery

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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 »

Writers: Manfred R. Köhler, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Lex Barker, Karin Dor, Christopher Lee, Carl Lange

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

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An artist grows distant from his new wife as an irrational horror of premature burial consumes him.

Writers: Charles Beaumont, Ray Russell, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Ray Milland, Hazel Court, Richard Ney, Heather Angel

33. The Haunting of Morella (1990)

R | 82 min | Horror, Romance, Thriller

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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 »

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, R.J. Robertson, Jim Wynorski | Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: Nicole Eggert, David McCallum, Christopher Halsted, Lana Clarkson

34. The Mansion of Madness (1973)

R | 82 min | Horror

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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.

Writers: Carlos Illescas, Juan López Moctezuma, Edgar Allan Poe, Gabriel Weiss | Director: Juan López Moctezuma | Stars: Claudio Brook, Arthur Hansel, Ellen Sherman, Martin LaSalle

35. The Oblong Box (1969)

R | 91 min | Horror

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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.

Writers: Lawrence Huntington, Christopher Wicking | Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Rupert Davies, Uta Levka

36. The Student of Prague (1913)

85 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

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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 »

Writers: Hanns Heinz Ewers, Edgar Allan Poe, Alfred de Musset | Director: Hanns Heinz Ewers | Stars: Paul Wegener, John Gottowt, Grete Berger, Lyda Salmonova

37. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)

PG-13 | 87 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

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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.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Christopher Wicking, Henry Slesar | Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Jason Robards, Herbert Lom, Christine Kaufmann, Adolfo Celi

38. Revenge in the House of Usher (1982)

93 min | Horror

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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 »

Writers: Jesús Franco, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Howard Vernon, Antonio Mayans, Lina Romay, Fata Morgana

39. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

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Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

40. Tale of a Vampire (1992)

R | 93 min | Horror, Drama, Romance

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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.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Shimako Sato, Jane Corbett | Director: Shimako Sato | Stars: Julian Sands, Suzanna Hamilton, Kenneth Cranham, Marian Diamond

41. Buried Alive (1990)

R | 87 min | Thriller, Horror

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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 »

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Jake Chesi, Stuart Lee | Director: Gérard Kikoïne | Stars: Robert Vaughn, Donald Pleasence, Karen Lorre, John Carradine

42. City in the Sea (1965)

Unrated | 84 min | Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy

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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 »

Writers: Charles Bennett, Louis M. Heyward, Edgar Allan Poe, David Whitaker | Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Vincent Price, David Tomlinson, Tab Hunter, Susan Hart

43. The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1986 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Crime, Mystery, Horror

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A detective comes out of retirement to help his daughter's fiance prove that he did not commit a series of murders.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, David Epstein | Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: George C. Scott, Rebecca De Mornay, Ian McShane, Neil Dickson

44. 1313: Haunted Frat (2011 Video)

TV-14 | 80 min | Horror

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During Spring Break, a fraternity built atop the burned ruins of an insane asylum is haunted by a sinister visitor...

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Moses Rutegar | Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: David Flannery, Luke Allen, Zach Cuddeback, Kristen Glass

45. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

46. Night Tide (1961)

86 min | Horror, Thriller

6.4
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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 »

Writer: Curtis Harrington | Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Linda Lawson, Gavin Muir, Luana Anders

47. Hop Frog

Thriller | Announced

A puppeteer poses as a court jester in order to exact revenge on the knights who wronged him.

Writers: Brian Alan Carr, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Mark Palansky | Star: Peter Dinklage

48. Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972)

96 min | Mystery, Thriller

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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 »

Writers: Adriano Bolzoni, Ernesto Gastaldi, Luciano Martino, Edgar Allan Poe, Sauro Scavolini | Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Edwige Fenech, Anita Strindberg, Luigi Pistilli, Ivan Rassimov

49. Alone (2002)

R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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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 »

Writers: Paul Hart-Wilden, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Phil Claydon | Stars: Miriam Margolyes, John Shrapnel, Laurel Holloman, Isabel Brook

50. House of Evil (1968)

PG | 89 min | Horror, Mystery

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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.

Writers: Jack Hill, Edgar Allan Poe, Luis Enrique Vergara | Directors: Jack Hill, Juan Ibáñez | Stars: Boris Karloff, Julissa, Andrés García, José Ángel Espinosa 'Ferrusquilla'