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1. Beast Wishes (2012)

63 min | Documentary

9.1
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A documentary about Bob and Kathy Burns, the goodwill ambassadors of science fiction film fandom.

Directors: Frank Dietz, Trish Geiger | Stars: Rick Baker, Bob Burns, Kathy Burns, Joe Dante

Votes: 57

2. HBO First Look (1992– )
Episode: Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Joy Lissandrello | Stars: Joan Cusack, Timothy Dalton, Joe Dante, Christopher DeFaria

Votes: 6

3. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)
Episode: Reality Takes a Holiday (1992)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

9.0
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Marshall finds a script in his mailbox for a TV show called Eerie, Indiana. As he starts reading, he suddenly finds himself on a TV set where his family are just actors and everyone calls him Omri.

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes, Francis Guinan

Votes: 81

4. The AckerMonster Chronicles! (2012)

90 min | Documentary

8.9
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**2014 RONDO HATTON AWARD WINNER: BEST DOCUMENTARY** +++++ Nudism. Esperanto. KING KONG. Sci-Fi. What do all of these things have in common? Simple: Forrest J Ackerman! Who's that? Glad you... See full synopsis »

Director: Jason Brock | Stars: Forrest J. Ackerman, Greg Bear, Ray Bradbury, Joe Dante

Votes: 19

5. Up All Night (1989–1998)

Comedy

8.7
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USA Up All Night is USA Cable Network's weekend movie program that lasts into the wee hours of the night. The quality of movies range from top rate to cheesy. In the beginning, Up All Night... See full summary »

Stars: Rhonda Shear, Gilbert Gottfried, Greg Grunberg, Pat McCormick

Votes: 285

6. The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004– )

TV-14 | 300 min | Documentary, Comedy, Horror

8.7
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Film-makers, performers, genre authorities and selected high-profile fans count down the most chilling moments in cinematic history. Not just from horror films, but from such thrillers as ... See full summary »

Stars: Keiko Agena, Krista Allen, David Arquette, Clive Barker

Votes: 871

7. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)
Episode: The Lost Hour (1991)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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Eerie doesn't have daylight savings time, but Marshall's determined not to miss out on the extra hour and sets his watch back anyway. Then everyone in Eerie disappears, except for some creepy garbage collectors and a strange milkman.

Director: Bob Balaban | Stars: Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes, Francis Guinan

Votes: 79

8. Police Squad! (1982)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Crime

8.5
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Sight-gags and non-sequiturs dominate this spoof of police dramas. The six episodes formed the basis for later very successful "Naked Gun" movies.

Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Ed Williams

Votes: 11,296

9. RKO Production 601: The Making of 'Kong, the Eighth Wonder of the World' (2005 Video)

159 min | Documentary

8.5
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An in-depth look at the genesis, production, and legacy of King Kong, one of the most influential films ever made.

Stars: Rick Baker, Craig Barron, Rudy Behlmer, Daniel Bennett

Votes: 177

10. Night Visions (2001– )
Episode: A View Through the Window/Quiet Please (2001)

TV-14 | 43 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

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There's a reason for an invisible barrier to be surrounding the unusual plot of farmland in the middle of the desert. Maybe the army shouldn't be messing with it. / With the weekend killer on the loose,it's a bad time to go camping.

Directors: Joe Dante, Bill Pullman | Stars: Bill Pullman, Carl Lumbly, Cary Elwes, Brian Dennehy

Votes: 108

11. Hawaii Five-0 (2010– )
Episode: A'ale Ma'a Wau (2013)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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A hard-as-nails Texas Ranger arrives on the island to look for his missing daughter, Kono and Adam's secure location is compromised, and an old friend comes to Catherine with a job offer.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park

Votes: 330

12. Hawaii Five-0 (2010– )
Episode: Nanahu (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Five-0 works with a California ATF agent to locate a serial arsonist targeting couples on Oahu. Danny and Amber's romantic getaway is ruined when her abusive ex-husband tracks them down.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park

Votes: 294

13. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)
Episode: Heart on a Chain (1991)

TV-Y7 | 25 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.4
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Melanie arrives in Eerie and both Marshall and his friend Devon fall for her. But when Devon is killed in an accident and his heart is transplanted into Melanie's body, she starts to act a lot like him.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes, Francis Guinan

Votes: 82

14. Hawaii Five-0 (2010– )
Episode: Ho'oma'ike (2014)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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It's Halloween and Five-o must track down a serial killer who is copying murders depicted in a cult slasher film. Meanwhile, McGarrett must help Jerry after he is kidnaped by the counterfeiters he has been tracking.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park

Votes: 265

15. Hawaii Five-0 (2010– )
Episode: Ua Nalohia (2013)

TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.4
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Five-0 tries to figure out who killed an officer who was working undercover for the ATF, while also babysitting for McGarrett's sister Mary's new baby.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park

Votes: 270

16. Trailers from Hell (2007– )

88 min | Talk-Show

8.3
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TFH is the premier showcase for a breathtakingly eclectic assortment of trailers punctuated with informative and amusing commentary by a variety of contemporary filmmakers.

Stars: James Brown, John Landis, Ti West, Allison Anders

Votes: 28

17. Film Music Masters: Jerry Goldsmith (1995 Video)

70 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

8.3
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Director: Fred Karlin | Stars: Jerry Goldsmith, Bruce Botnick, Alexander Courage, Joe Dante

Votes: 55

18. Hawaii Five-0 (2010– )
Episode: Ka Iwi Kapu (2011)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.3
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Two ghost-hunting filmmakers are killed at a historic traditional burial site, and when the team discovers more dead bodies at the site, they suspect that they could be after a serial killer.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park

Votes: 344

19. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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Teenager and weirdness investigator Marshall Teller goes through adventures in his new small-town home with his two friends, geeky Simon and mysterious Dash X.

Stars: Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes, Francis Guinan

Votes: 3,881

20. Post Mortem with Mick Garris (2009– )

30 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Mick Garris, Rick Baker, Roger Corman, Frank Darabont

Votes: 29

21. Hawaii Five-0 (2010– )
Episode: Na Pilikua Nui (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Five-0 is in search of a serial killer who may be a modern-day Dr. Frankenstein, while also dealing with a hostage situation after a blood bank robbery. Meanwhile, Danny is frustrated after Grace goes to a Halloween party behind his back.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park

Votes: 235

22. Police Squad! (1982)
Episode: Testimony of Evil (Dead Men Don't Laugh) (1982)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Crime

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When a drug courier is found dead after a car accident, Frank and the team traces his work to the nightclub "Mr V's".

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, William Conrad

Votes: 309

23. Salem (2014–2017)
Episode: The Beckoning Fair One (2015)

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller

8.2
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Mary and Countess Marburg keep up appearances while continuing their covert battle for Salem.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel, Tamzin Merchant

Votes: 197

24. Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks (2014– )
Episode: The Sadist (2015)

11 min | Documentary

8.2
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Ryan Stockstad discusses the movie The Sadist (1963).

Director: Ryan Stockstad | Stars: Ryan Stockstad, Arch Hall Jr., Richard Alden, Marilyn Manning

Votes: 6

25. The Movie Orgy (1968)

420 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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A compilation film designed to evoke nostalgia for the shared entertainment experiences of early baby boomers, "The Movie Orgy" includes clips from television programs and B-movies of the ... See full summary »

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Ann-Margret, Ngo Dinh Diem, Dwight D. Eisenhower, The Beatles

Votes: 83

26. The Hatching of Spider Baby (2007 Video)

32 min | Documentary, Short

8.1
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Documentary focusing on Jack Hill's classic film, Spider Baby. Featured on the new Special Edition DVD.

Director: Elijah Drenner | Stars: Joe Dante, Jack Hill, Karl Schanzer, Sid Haig

Votes: 14

27. Jeremiah (2002–2004)
Episode: Crossing Jordan (2003)

45 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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Thunder Mountain brings new towns into the Alliance; Mister Smith has a vision.

Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: Luke Perry, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Joanne Kelly, Sean Astin

Votes: 37

28. Jeremiah (2002–2004)
Episode: Interregnum: Part 2 (2004)

45 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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A painful truth sets Jeremiah's course; Sims prepares an attack; Markus and Kurdy must combat enemy forces around Thunder Mountain.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Luke Perry, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Sean Astin, Peter Stebbings

Votes: 37

29. Hawaii Five-0 (2010– )
Episode: Kanalu Hope Loa (2014)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Three surfers get more than they bargained for when they rob a tour bus, Jerry continues his investigation of a counterfeiter, and Danny searches for his brother's missing money.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park

Votes: 272

30. Police Squad! (1982)
Episode: Ring of Fear (A Dangerous Assignment) (1982)

TV-PG | 24 min | Comedy, Crime

8.1
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In order to infiltrate a criminal gang that bribes boxers Frank makes a contract with one of them, Buddy. This leads to a kidnapping of his girlfriend and Frank has to find her before Buddy forfeits.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton, Georg Stanford Brown

Votes: 368

31. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)
Episode: The Dead Letter (1991)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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Marshall discovers an old undelivered letter along with the ghost of its author, Tripp McConnell, who wants Marshall's help to finally deliver the letter to his childhood sweetheart.

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes, Francis Guinan

Votes: 70

32. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)
Episode: Who's Who (1991)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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When Marshall's stolen bicycle mysteriously reappears after Sara Bob signs her drawing of it, she realizes that she can change reality with her pictures, and sets about creating the perfect family.

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes, Francis Guinan

Votes: 65

33. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)
Episode: Zombies in P.J.s (1992)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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As the World o' Stuff's new marketing campaign takes subliminal advertising to a new level, sleepwalking customers start buying everything in sight on credit. But they should have read the small print.

Director: Bob Balaban | Stars: Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes, Francis Guinan

Votes: 48

34. Ray Harryhausen: The Early Years Collection (2005 Video)

233 min | Documentary

8.0
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Director: Ray Harryhausen | Stars: Forrest J. Ackerman, Jim Aupperle, Rick Baker, Craig Barron

Votes: 72

35. CSI: NY (2004–2013)
Episode: Boo (2007)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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While Danny and Lindsay investigate a possible murder-suicide at a supposedly haunted house in Amityville, Mac and Stella tackle the case of a man who appears to have been killed after he already died.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Gary Sinise, Melina Kanakaredes, Carmine Giovinazzo, Anna Belknap

Votes: 195

36. Legends of Tomorrow (2016– )
Episode: Night of the Hawk (2016)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.0
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The team tracks Savage to a small town in Oregon in the 1950s where they suspect he's involved in a recent string of murders.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Arthur Darvill, Caity Lotz

Votes: 1,630

37. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)
Episode: Scariest Home Videos (1991)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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It's Halloween and Marshall and Simon are stuck at home babysitting Simon's younger brother Harley. But the night isn't as boring as they expected, when Harley switches places with the mummy from the monster movie he's watching.

Director: Sam Pillsbury | Stars: Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes, Francis Guinan

Votes: 69

38. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)
Episode: The Broken Record (1992)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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When Marshall suggests some heavy metal to cheer up his friend, Tod finds that he can relate to the lyrics - perhaps a little too much, as he changes dramatically into a rebellious head-banger.

Director: Todd Holland | Stars: Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes, Francis Guinan

Votes: 57

39. Hawaii Five-0 (2010– )
Episode: Ua 'o'oloku ke anu i na mauna (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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While the team tries to track down the owner of a gun found in the ocean that was responsible for two deaths, McGarrett and Catherine reach a crossroads in their relationship.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim, Grace Park

Votes: 248

40. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

7.9
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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 434

41. Cinerama Adventure (2002)

97 min | Documentary

7.9
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A nostalgic and compelling look into the legendary three camera, three projector process that revolutionized motion pictures and led the industry into the widescreen era. Through actual ... See full summary »

Director: David Strohmaier | Stars: Lowell Thomas, Fred Waller, Jim Morrison, Rudy Behlmer

Votes: 277

42. A-Z of Horror (1997– )

Documentary, Horror

7.9
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Stars: George Arndt, Pete Atkins, Clive Barker, Virgin 'Buck' Batterman

Votes: 57

43. Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman (2007)

48 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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Famous Monster takes a fast-paced, colorful look at the life of science fiction's greatest fan - Forrest J. Ackerman, whose 85 year love affair with the genre helped bring it into the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael MacDonald | Stars: Forrest J. Ackerman, Ray Bradbury, Bobbie Bresee, Lon Chaney Jr.

Votes: 46

44. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)
Episode: ATM with a Heart of Gold (1991)

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Marshall's Dad invents Mr Wilson, a friendly ATM - so friendly that when Simon stops to chat, the machine starts giving him money (despite him not even having a bank account), which throws the whole of Eerie into bankruptcy.

Director: Sam Pillsbury | Stars: Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes, Francis Guinan

Votes: 73

45. Jeremiah (2002–2004)
Episode: Deus Ex Machina (2003)

45 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Markus struggles to achieve consensus among the factions that could re-build the country. He sends Kurdy with a new partner to rescue some of the delegates who have fallen into very tough hands.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Luke Perry, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Joanne Kelly, Sean Astin

Votes: 35

46. Jeremiah (2002–2004)
Episode: Interregnum: Part 1 (2004)

45 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Mister Smith shows Jeremiah and Kurdy a refuge for children who will need protection from the war.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Luke Perry, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Sean Astin, Peter Stebbings

Votes: 29

47. Eerie, Indiana (1991–1992)
Episode: Mr. Chaney (1992)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Marshall wins a lottery to select the next Harvest King, and must go into the woods to face the Eerie wolf. The only problem is that none of the previous 'winners' have ever returned.

Director: Mark Goldblatt | Stars: Omri Katz, Justin Shenkarow, Mary-Margaret Humes, Francis Guinan

Votes: 54

48. Jeremiah (2002–2004)
Episode: The Mysterious Mister Smith (2003)

45 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Kurdy tries to unravel the mysteries surrounding Mister Smith; Jeremiah encounters some of Daniel's disciples.

Director: Michael Vejar | Stars: Luke Perry, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Joanne Kelly, Sean Astin

Votes: 34

49. Jeremiah (2002–2004)
Episode: Voices in the Dark (2003)

45 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Adam comes to Milhaven to dispose of Jeremiah; Jeremiah, Kurdy and Mister Smith set out on a dangerous mission.

Director: Martin Wood | Stars: Luke Perry, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Joanne Kelly, Sean Astin

Votes: 28

50. Witches of East End (2013–2014)
Episode: When a Mandragora Loves a Woman (2014)

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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Joanna and Alex try to put their past aside to focus on finding the Mandragora. Meanwhile, Freya asks Dash to help save Ingrid; Wendy becomes wary of Freddie's loyalty.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Julia Ormond, Mädchen Amick, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston

Votes: 164