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1. 55 Days at Peking (1963)

Unrated | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China, U.S. Marine Major Matt Lewis, aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson, devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives.

Directors: Nicholas Ray, Guy Green | Stars: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven, Flora Robson

Votes: 4,922

2. Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

Passed | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.

Directors: Michael Anderson, John Farrow | Stars: David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Newton

Votes: 19,718 | Gross: $42.00M

3. Marquis de Sade's Justine (1969)

R | 90 min | Drama, Horror

5.3
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Without a family, penniless and separated from her sister, a beautiful chaste woman will have to cope with an endless parade of villains, perverts and degenerates who will claim not only her treasured virtue but also her life.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Romina Power, Maria Rohm, Rosemary Dexter

Votes: 1,182

4. Vampyros Lesbos (1971)

Unrated | 89 min | Horror

5.5
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An erotic horror tale about a vixen vampiress seducing and killing women to appease her insatiable thirst for female blood.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Soledad Miranda, Dennis Price, Paul Muller, Ewa Strömberg

Votes: 3,466

5. La nuit des étoiles filantes (1973)

Not Rated | 92 min | Horror

4.7
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A girl arrives from London to visit her estranged relatives in a remote castle for the reading of her father's will. After a while she discovers that they are all in fact dead and her ... See full summary »

Directors: Jesús Franco, Jean Rollin, Pierre Quérut | Stars: Christina von Blanc, Carmen Yazalde, Rosa Palomar, Anne Libert

Votes: 1,731

6. Chimes at Midnight (1965)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.0
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The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, John Gielgud

Votes: 5,681 | Gross: $0.12M

7. Die Sklavinnen (1977)

R | 70 min | Crime, Drama

4.5
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When a woman has been found by the police she tells of being kidnapped, drugged and tortured by 'Arminda' (Lina Romay). For many years they have been trying to shut down Arminda's sex ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Martine Stedil, Vítor Mendes, Esther Moser

Votes: 202

8. Count Dracula (1970)

PG | 98 min | Horror

5.8
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Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Christopher Lee, Herbert Lom, Klaus Kinski, Maria Rohm

Votes: 2,025

9. Sax Rohmer's The Castle of Fu Manchu (1969)

PG | 92 min | Adventure, Crime, Horror

2.7
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An evil Chinese mastermind plots to freeze the Earth's oceans.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Christopher Lee, Richard Greene, Howard Marion-Crawford, Günther Stoll

Votes: 1,553

10. Eugenie... the Story of Her Journey Into Perversion (1970)

X | 87 min | Drama, Horror

5.5
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An innocent girl goes to spend the weekend on an island with a woman and her brother, but soon she finds herself entangled in a web of dream-like sexual experiments.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Maria Rohm, Marie Liljedahl, Jack Taylor, Christopher Lee

Votes: 1,164

11. 99 Women (1969)

Unrated | 86 min | Crime, Drama

4.8
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New inmate Marie arrives at an island prison in the women's sector and receives the number 99. The inmates are controlled by the sadistic lesbian warden Thelma Diaz and Governor Santos and ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Maria Schell, Luciana Paluzzi, Mercedes McCambridge, Herbert Lom

Votes: 1,022

12. Hellhole Women (1981)

Unrated | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.8
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A newlywed couple in love finds a seemingly desolate place to park the car and make love. Soon, they will face prison's cruel reality.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Ajita Wilson, Andrea Guzon, Ursula Buchfellner, Antonio Mayans

Votes: 770

13. Wanda, the Wicked Warden (1977)

90 min | Horror

4.6
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Ilsa, now a vicious warden, runs a mental-hospital for young women. A girl deliberately "checks" in to the hospital to find out what has happened to her sister who stayed there. Meanwhile ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Dyanne Thorne, Tania Busselier, Lina Romay, Eric Falk

Votes: 1,783

14. Barbed Wire Dolls (1976)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

4.7
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Women's prison tale, with Lina Romay as Maria who is jailed after killing her father, played by director Jess Franco, who tries to rape her. Lesbian wardens, torture, nudity, sex, insanity and conspiracy round out the formula.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Paul Muller, Monica Swinn, Roger Darton

Votes: 870

15. Le journal intime d'une nymphomane (1973)

86 min | Drama

5.8
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Linda Vargas picks up Ortiz in a bar where she works in a lesbian show with Maria Toledano. She seduces him, phones the police and kills herself. Ortiz is held on suspicion of her murder. ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Howard Vernon, Doris Thomas, Anne Libert, Jacqueline Laurent

Votes: 203

16. Rio 70 (1969)

Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Adventure

4.7
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Sumuru, the beautiful leader of the all-female kingdom of Femina, plans to use her women to take over the world.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Shirley Eaton, Richard Wyler, George Sanders, Maria Rohm

Votes: 570

17. Eugénie (1973)

X | 86 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Eugenie, a beautiful but shy young girl, lives with her stepfather, a famous writer specializing in stories of erotica. One day she happens to read one of his "erotic" books and its power ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Soledad Miranda, Paul Muller, Andrea Montchal, Greta Schmidt

Votes: 702

18. El caníbal (1980)

Not Rated | 102 min | Horror

3.3
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A Vietnam veteran heads to an island inhabited by cannibals to save a kidnapped model not only from her kidnappers, but also from the cannibals' lurking Devil god.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Ursula Buchfellner, Al Cliver, Antonio Mayans, Antonio de Cabo

Votes: 894

19. Women Behind Bars (1975)

Not Rated | 75 min | Crime, Thriller

3.9
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A small-time hood brings the attention of the law with an insurance scam and diamond theft, but things become even more interesting when his moll murders him and is slammed behind bars ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Martine Stedil, Nathalie Chape, Roger Darton

Votes: 432

20. Tropical Inferno (1978)

Not Rated | 75 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.5
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Somewhere in the jungles of South America mercenaries stop a truck which has allegedly loaded fruit. The cargo turns out to be six young women. Apprehended and handed over to the custody of the local women's prison.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Karine Gambier, Howard Vernon, Susan Hemingway, Aida Gouveia

Votes: 520

21. Female Vampire (1975)

Not Rated | 72 min | Horror

4.9
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A beautiful female vampire lures men to their doom.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Jack Taylor, Alice Arno, Monica Swinn

Votes: 1,392

22. Die Säge des Todes (1981)

90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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Girls are killed at a language-school in Spain.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Olivia Pascal, Christoph Moosbrugger, Nadja Gerganoff, Jasmin Losensky

Votes: 1,325

23. Venus in Furs (1969)

R | 86 min | Thriller

5.8
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A musician finds the corpse of a beautiful woman on the beach. The woman returns from the dead to take revenge on the group of wealthy sadists responsible for her death.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: James Darren, Barbara McNair, Maria Rohm, Klaus Kinski

Votes: 1,446

24. Plaisir a trois (1974)

87 min | Drama

6.0
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After her recent release from a deep psychiatric care institution, a Libertine-styled countess goes back to her very evil ways and fixes her eyes on a pretty girl with the intention to destroy her after fully corrupting her body and soul.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Alice Arno, Robert Woods, Howard Vernon, Tania Busselier

Votes: 126

25. Diamonds of Kilimandjaro (1983)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

3.3
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A group of adventurers head to a primitive tribe in Africa to find a treasure of diamonds and a beautiful white girl who was lost years ago and was made the tribe's goddess.

Directors: Jesús Franco, Olivier Mathot | Stars: Katja Bienert, Antonio Mayans, Aline Mess, Albino Graziani

Votes: 434

26. Paula-Paula (2010 Video)

66 min

4.3
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What you first need to understand before watching Jess Franco's Paula-Paula is that it's not a normal movie. There's not script, there's a beginning and ending, but something else in ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Carmen Montes, Paula Davis, Lina Romay

Votes: 82

27. Big Hair, Long Lashes (2017)

Unrated | 70 min | Drama

7.2
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The true story of seven 1960's call girls, taken straight from the accounts of a practicing Hollywood sex therapist.

Director: Jared Masters | Stars: Danika Galindo, Geena Lovato, Julie Barzman, Lindsay Lamb

Votes: 12

28. White Cannibal Queen (1980)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

3.1
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A man who lost an arm and his family to a tribe of cannibals returns ten years later to bring back his teenager daughter, only to find that she grew up into a beautiful blonde woman who became the cannibals' queen.

Directors: Jesús Franco, Franco Prosperi | Stars: Al Cliver, Sabrina Siani, Jérôme Foulon, Lina Romay

Votes: 626

29. Ópalo de fuego: Mercaderes del sexo (1980)

96 min | Thriller

4.7
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The Spanish language version omits the entire opening sequence that establishes the story line for the film... See full synopsis »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Nadine Pascal, Olivier Mathot, Joëlle Le Quément

Votes: 85

30. Zombie Lake (1981)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

2.9
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In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back.

Directors: Jean Rollin, Julian de Laserna | Stars: Howard Vernon, Pierre-Marie Escourrou, Anouchka, Antonio Mayans

Votes: 2,596

31. Killer Barbys (1996)

Unrated | 87 min | Horror

3.2
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While driving on tour late night through a lonely road in the countryside of Spain, the van of the punk band "Killer Barbys" has an accident and breaks down. A creepy old man invites the ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Santiago Segura, Mariangela Giordano, Aldo Sambrell, Charlie S. Chaplin

Votes: 639

32. Succubus (1968)

X | 79 min | Horror

5.6
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Janine Reynaud stars as a nightclub stripper who free-floats through a spectral 60's landscape littered with dream-figures, dancing midgets and bizarre S&M games.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Janine Reynaud, Jack Taylor, Adrian Hoven, Howard Vernon

Votes: 772

33. Sexy Sisters (1977)

Not Rated | 85 min | Crime

4.6
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Countess Edna Luise Von Stein keeps her disturbed sister Milly prisoner. Confined to her bed, Milly suffers from a deep sexual trauma resulting from being raped as a child by a muscular ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Pamela Stanford, Karine Gambier, Jack Taylor, Esther Moser

Votes: 376

34. Che! (1969)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.1
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Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Omar Sharif, Jack Palance, Cesare Danova, Robert Loggia

Votes: 717 | Gross: $2.00M

35. Lust for Frankenstein (1998 Video)

82 min | Horror

3.3
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Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Michelle Bauer, Lina Romay, Analía Ivars, Carlos Subterfuge

Votes: 247

36. Phollastía (1987)

80 min | Adult

4.9
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Directors: Jesús Franco, Lina Romay | Stars: Lina Romay, M. Fernández Moreno, A. Bartos, José Miguel García

Votes: 51

37. Oasis of the Zombies (1982)

Unrated | 82 min | Horror

2.5
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An expedition searching for treasure supposedly buried by the German army in the African desert during WW II comes up against an army of Nazi zombies guarding the fortune.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Manuel Gélin, Eduardo Fajardo, France Lomay, Jeff Montgomery

Votes: 1,877

38. Faraday (2013)

82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.3
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Director: Norberto Ramos del Val | Stars: Javier Bódalo, Diana Gómez, Daniela Costa, Alba García

Votes: 119

39. Jack the Ripper (1976)

R | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Josephine Chaplin, Andreas Mannkopff, Herbert Fux

Votes: 1,220

40. Faceless (1987)

98 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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When model Barbara Hallen disappears in France, her father's private detective traces her steps to a private plastic surgery clinic run by Dr.Flamand.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Helmut Berger, Brigitte Lahaie, Telly Savalas, Christopher Mitchum

Votes: 966

41. Les démons (1973)

R | 79 min | Horror

5.6
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A group of nun's become possessed by demons and are then tortured in a dungeon of horrors during the inquisition.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Anne Libert, Carmen Yazalde, Doris Thomas, Karin Field

Votes: 405

42. Sie tötete in Ekstase (1971)

Unrated | 73 min | Horror

6.0
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A young doctor kills himself after a medical committee terminates his research into human embryos, considering it too inhumane. His wife then seeks revenge on those who drove her husband to... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Soledad Miranda, Fred Williams, Paul Muller, Howard Vernon

Votes: 1,038

43. Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun (1977)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Adventure, Horror

5.7
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16-year-old Maria is forced into Serra D'Aires convent, secretly run by Satanists. Her confessor is in collusion with the Mother Superior. Maria is tortured, forced into sex with men, women... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Susan Hemingway, William Berger, Herbert Fux, Ana Zanatti

Votes: 795

44. La casa de las mujeres perdidas (1983)

90 min

5.9
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Desdemona lives on an isolated island with her strange family: her father Mario, her stepmother Dulcinea and her mentally challenged sister Paulova. As the only inhabitants on the island ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Antonio Mayans, Carmen Carrión, Asunción Calero

Votes: 49

45. Don Quixote (1992)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama

6.4
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The story of a Spanish gentlemen gone mad and his dim-witted squire sancho panza, who set forth on a journey to right wrongs and accomplish good deeds in the name of chivalry.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Francisco Reiguera, Akim Tamiroff, Pepe Mediavilla, Juan Carlos Ordóñez

Votes: 630

46. Sinfonía erótica (1980)

91 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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A nobleman and his two lovers - a teenage boy and a runaway nun - plan to kill his mentally fragile wife.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Susan Hemingway, Armando Borges, Mel Rodrigo

Votes: 104

47. Frankenpimp's Revenge: The Romeo and Juliet Massacre

Action, Fantasy, Horror | Filming

Cartoonist: Romeo Montague, a skilled (dying, bloated and drunken) former vampire-killer and his star-crossed bad-girl-with-a-gun partner: Julie Capuletti, returns in this campy, erotic sequel to the infamous cult-classic:'Frankenpimp'.

Directors: Tony Watt, Raffi Atamian, Francesco De Francesco, Paul Enselmoz, John Migliore, Anik Rompré, Darcy Ann Turner, Vivita | Stars: Tony Watt, Michael Lake, Tyshia Drake, Vivita

48. Tráiganme la Cabeza de la Mujer Metralleta (2012)

Not Rated | 73 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.6
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Timid, video game-loving DJ Santiago seemingly digs his own grave when he agrees to bring a violent criminal kingpin the head of Machine Gun Woman.

Director: Ernesto Díaz Espinoza | Stars: Fernanda Urrejola, Matías Oviedo, Jorge Alís, Sofía García

Votes: 879

49. The Blood of Fu Manchu (1968)

M | 92 min | Adventure, Crime

4.6
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Fu Manchu inoculates ten women with poison, to kill ten world leaders.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Christopher Lee, Richard Greene, Howard Marion-Crawford, Götz George

Votes: 895

50. Sadist Erotica (1969)

92 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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"Red Lips" are two female detectives trying to find missing models and dancers. A pop artist called Klaus Thriller and his werewolf-like assistant, Morpho, are the main suspects for the ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Janine Reynaud, Rosanna Yanni, Chris Howland, Alexander Engel

Votes: 312