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1. Phone Booth (2002)

R | 81 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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56 Metascore

Stuart Shepard finds himself trapped in a phone booth, pinned down by an extortionist's sniper rifle.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Radha Mitchell

Votes: 168,750

2. Cellular (2004)

PG-13 | 94 min | Crime, Thriller

6.5
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60 Metascore

A young man receives an emergency phone call on his cell phone from an older woman. The catch? The woman claims to have been kidnapped; and the kidnappers have targeted her husband and child next.

Writers: Larry Cohen, Chris Morgan | Director: David R. Ellis | Stars: Kim Basinger, Chris Evans, Jason Statham, William H. Macy

Votes: 69,761

3. Spies Like Us (1985)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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Two bumbling government employees think they are U.S. spies, only to discover that they are actually decoys for Nuclear War.

Writers: Dan Aykroyd, Dave Thomas, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel | Director: John Landis | Stars: Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Steve Forrest, Donna Dixon

Votes: 28,512

4. Captivity (2007)

R | 96 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

4.6
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24 Metascore

A man and a woman awaken to find themselves trapped in a cellar. As their kidnapper drives them mad, the truth about their horrific abduction is revealed.

Writers: Larry Cohen, Joseph Tura | Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Elisha Cuthbert, Daniel Gillies, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Michael Harney

Votes: 19,211

5. Columbo (1971–2003)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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With his rumpled raincoat, ever-present cigar, bumbling demeanour and Sherlock Holmesian powers of deduction, disarmingly polite homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo took on some of the most cunning murderers in Los Angeles, most of whom made one fatal, irrevocable mistake: underestimating his investigative genius.

Creators: Richard Levinson, William Link | Stars: Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan, Bruce Kirby

Votes: 14,823

6. Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)

PG | 112 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A recently widowed woman is on the road with her precocious young son, determined to make a new life for herself as a singer.

Writer: Robert Getchell | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson, Mia Bendixsen, Alfred Lutter III

Votes: 12,828

7. Body Snatchers (1993)

R | 87 min | Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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A teenage girl and her father discover alien clones are replacing humans on a remote U.S. military base in Alabama.

Writers: Jack Finney, Raymond Cistheri, Larry Cohen, Stuart Gordon, Dennis Paoli, Nicholas St. John | Director: Abel Ferrara | Stars: Gabrielle Anwar, Meg Tilly, Terry Kinney, Reilly Murphy

Votes: 12,102

8. Masters of Horror (2005– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Horror, Thriller

7.6
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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

Votes: 8,214

9. Maniac Cop (1988)

R | 85 min | Action, Crime, Horror

6.0
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In New York City, a man in a cop's uniform starts killing people for no apparent reason.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: William Lustig | Stars: Tom Atkins, Bruce Campbell, Laurene Landon, Richard Roundtree

Votes: 7,656

10. NYPD Blue (1993–2005)

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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The gritty details of life as a member of a New York City police unit.

Stars: Dennis Franz, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel, Bill Brochtrup

Votes: 7,252

11. The Stuff (1985)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.9
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A delicious mysterious goo that oozes from the Earth is marketed as the newest dessert sensation. But the tasty treat rots more than teeth when zombie-like snackers who only want to consume more of the strange substance at any cost begin infesting the world.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Michael Moriarty, Andrea Marcovicci, Garrett Morris, Paul Sorvino

Votes: 6,690

12. It's Alive (1974)

PG | 91 min | Horror

5.8
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The Davies expect a baby, which turns out to be a monster with a nasty habit of killing when it's scared. And it's easily scared.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: John P. Ryan, Sharon Farrell, James Dixon, William Wellman Jr.

Votes: 4,250

13. Eating Out (I) (2004)

Unrated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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28 Metascore

After getting dumped by his slutty girlfriend, Caleb falls in love with Gwen. However, thanks to Caleb's roommate, Gwen thinks he's gay and sets him up with her roommate, Marc.

Writer: Q. Allan Brocka | Director: Q. Allan Brocka | Stars: Scott Lunsford, Jim Verraros, Emily Brooke Hands, Rebekah Kochan

Votes: 4,140

14. Q (1982)

R | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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New York police are bemused by a spate of reports of a giant flying lizard that has been spotted around the rooftops of New York, which they assume to be bogus until the lizard starts to ... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: David Carradine, Michael Moriarty, Candy Clark, Richard Roundtree

Votes: 3,358

15. Maniac Cop 2 (1990)

R | 90 min | Crime, Horror, Action

5.7
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A supernatural, maniac killer cop teams up with a Times Square serial killer.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: William Lustig | Stars: Robert Davi, Claudia Christian, Michael Lerner, Bruce Campbell

Votes: 3,277

16. Guilty as Sin (1993)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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A female lawyer takes an accused wife-murderer as a client, but finds herself morally compelled to betray him one way or another.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Rebecca De Mornay, Don Johnson, Stephen Lang, Jack Warden

Votes: 3,250

17. Best Seller (1987)

R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Hit man Cleve approaches writer/cop Dennis about a story for his next book: How Cleve made a living, working for one of the most powerful politicians in the country. To get the story right,... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: John Flynn | Stars: James Woods, Brian Dennehy, Victoria Tennant, Allison Balson

Votes: 2,835

18. Masters of Horror (2005– )
Episode: Pick Me Up (2006)

TV-MA | 58 min | Horror, Thriller

6.4
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In the middle of nowhere, with only a two-lane highway to connect it to anywhere--probably upstate New York--a recently divorced female traveler, who is a passenger on a bus that has broken down, gets caught in a bizarre and violent turf war between serial killers.

Creator: Mick Garris | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Fairuza Balk, Michael Moriarty, Warren Kole, Laurene Landon

Votes: 2,397

19. God Told Me To (1976)

R | 91 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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A New York detective investigates a series of murders committed by random New Yorkers who claim that "God told them to."

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Tony Lo Bianco, Deborah Raffin, Sandy Dennis, Sylvia Sidney

Votes: 2,107

20. It's Alive (2008)

R | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.5
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A baby born to a human couple turns out to be a mutant monster with an appetite to kill when scared.

Writers: Larry Cohen, Paul Sopocy, James Portolese | Director: Josef Rusnak | Stars: Bijou Phillips, James Murray, Raphaël Coleman, Owen Teale

Votes: 2,097

21. Return of the Seven (1966)

Unrated | 95 min | Western

5.4
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Chico one of the remaining members of The Magnificent Seven now lives in the town that they (The Seven) helped. One day someone comes and takes most of the men prisoner. His wife seeks out ... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: Yul Brynner, Robert Fuller, Julián Mateos, Warren Oates

Votes: 2,057

22. A Return to Salem's Lot (1987)

R | 101 min | Horror

4.2
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A man and his son vacation to the quiet vampire populated town of Salem's Lot.

Writers: Stephen King, Larry Cohen, James Dixon | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Michael Moriarty, Samuel Fuller, Ricky Addison Reed, Andrew Duggan

Votes: 2,044

23. Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence (1993)

R | 85 min | Action, Horror

4.8
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A female cop is gunned down and wrongly accused of using excessive force in a hostage rescue attempt. Maniac cop returns from the dead once more to seek revenge, destroying everthing and ... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: William Lustig | Stars: Robert Davi, Robert Z'Dar, Caitlin Dulany, Gretchen Becker

Votes: 1,887

24. Black Caesar (1973)

R | 87 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his ... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Fred Williamson, Gloria Hendry, Art Lund, D'Urville Martin

Votes: 1,812

25. The Ambulance (1990)

R | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

5.8
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Josh Baker meets a very special woman, Cheryl, in the streets of New York. Suddenly she collapses, and she's picked up by an ambulance. When Josh wants to visit her in the hospital, it ... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Eric Roberts, James Earl Jones, Megan Gallagher, Red Buttons

Votes: 1,771

26. Uncle Sam (1996 Video)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror

4.2
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Desert Storm vet who was killed in combat rises from the grave on July Fourth, to kill the unpatriotic citizens of his hometown, after some teens burn an American flag over his burial site.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: William Lustig | Stars: William Smith, David 'Shark' Fralick, Christopher Ogden, Leslie Neale

Votes: 1,647

27. The Fugitive (1963–1967)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

8.0
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A doctor, wrongly convicted for a murder he didn't commit, escapes custody and must stay ahead of the police to find the real killer.

Stars: David Janssen, William Conrad, Barry Morse, Paul Birch

Votes: 1,638

28. Messages Deleted (2010)

92 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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A screenwriting teacher is forced to live out the plot of a screenplay idea he stole from a student, who now seeks revenge.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Rob Cowan | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Deborah Kara Unger, Gina Holden, Serge Houde

Votes: 1,540

29. Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film (2009)

Unrated | 96 min | Documentary, Horror

7.2
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An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre.

Writer: Joseph Maddrey | Director: Andrew Monument | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Larry Cohen, Joe Dante, John Carpenter

Votes: 1,503

30. American Grindhouse (2010)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

7.1
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A documentary about the history of exploitation movies, from the silent movie era to the 1970s.

Writers: Elijah Drenner, Calum Waddell | Director: Elijah Drenner | Stars: Robert Forster, Eric Schaefer, Eddie Muller, John Landis

Votes: 1,387

31. Connected (2008)

110 min | Action

6.7
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A man receives a distressing phone call from a woman who has been kidnapped.

Writers: Alan Yuen, Benny Chan, Bing Xu, Larry Cohen, Chris Morgan | Director: Benny Chan | Stars: Louis Koo, Barbie Hsu, Nick Cheung, Ye Liu

Votes: 1,323

32. The Invaders (1967–1968)

51 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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David Vincent, an architect returning home after a hard, hard, day parks his car in an old ghost town in order to rest for a while before continuing on home. Suddenly, in the middle of the ... See full summary »

Creator: Larry Cohen | Stars: Roy Thinnes, Kent Smith, Mark Russell, Max Kleven

Votes: 1,226

33. It Lives Again (1978)

R | 91 min | Horror

5.0
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An epidemic of mutant monster babies sweeps America.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Frederic Forrest, Kathleen Lloyd, John P. Ryan, John Marley

Votes: 1,189

34. Wicked Stepmother (1989)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy

3.8
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A mother/daughter pair of witches descend on a yuppie family's home and cause havoc, one at a time since they share one body & the other must live in a cat the rest of the time. Now it's up... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Bette Davis, Barbara Carrera, Colleen Camp, Lionel Stander

Votes: 1,182

35. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Any Old Port in a Storm (1973)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A connoisseur running a California winery murders his younger half-brother to prevent him from selling the family business. Lt. Columbo is on the case.

Writers: Stanley Ralph Ross, Larry Cohen, Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Leo Penn | Stars: Peter Falk, Donald Pleasence, Joyce Jillson, Gary Conway

Votes: 1,166

36. Tales from the Script (2009)

105 min | Documentary

7.1
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War stories and life lessons from the industry's top writers.

Writers: Peter Hanson, Paul Robert Herman | Director: Peter Hanson | Stars: Allison Anders, Jane Anderson, Doug Atchison, John August

Votes: 1,109

37. It's Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)

R | 95 min | Horror

4.5
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The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island. Appalled by the cycnicism and exploitation of the children by the legal system and the media, the man responsible for... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Michael Moriarty, Karen Black, Laurene Landon, James Dixon

Votes: 1,088

38. Original Gangstas (1996)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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Marvin Bookman is a small shop owner in Gary, Indiana, USA. After he sees a drive-by shooting of Laurie Thompson's son by a local gang, he gives up the license number of the car to the ... See full summary »

Writer: Aubrey K. Rattan | Directors: Larry Cohen, Fred Williamson | Stars: Fred Williamson, Jim Brown, Pam Grier, Paul Winfield

Votes: 981

39. The Ex (1997)

R | 87 min | Thriller

5.5
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In order to get her husband back, an architect's psycho ex-wife kills everybody she can get her hands on.

Writers: John Lutz, Larry Cohen | Director: Mark L. Lester | Stars: Yancy Butler, Nick Mancuso, Suzy Amis, Hamish Tildesley

Votes: 904

40. I, the Jury (1982)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.8
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An old friend of a private detective is murdered. The detective, Mike Hammer, will make every effort to find out the killer. At each step he does, there is someone taking advantage of his ... See full summary »

Writers: Mickey Spillane, Larry Cohen | Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Armand Assante, Barbara Carrera, Laurene Landon, Alan King

Votes: 900

41. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: Candidate for Crime (1973)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Senatorial candidate Nelson Hayward murders his domineering campaign manager, staging it to appear that Hayward himself was the intended victim of a mob hit gone wrong. Columbo hits the campaign trail to catch the killer.

Writers: Irv Pearlberg, Alvin R. Friedman, Roland Kibbee, Dean Hargrove, Larry Cohen, Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: Peter Falk, Jackie Cooper, Joanne Linville, Tisha Sterling

Votes: 876

42. Columbo (1971–2003)
Episode: An Exercise in Fatality (1974)

98 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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A health club owner murders one of his franchisees; Lt. Columbo is on the case.

Writers: Peter S. Fischer, Larry Cohen, Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Peter Falk, Robert Conrad, Gretchen Corbett, Pat Harrington Jr.

Votes: 872

43. The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004 TV Mini-Series)

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

8.4
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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: 848

44. Hell Up in Harlem (1973)

R | 94 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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A gangster in Harlem must rescue his ex-wife, who has been kidnapped by the Mafia.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Fred Williamson, Julius Harris, Gloria Hendry, Margaret Avery

Votes: 744

45. Full Moon High (1981)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Fantasy

4.8
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A teenager (Adam Arkin) becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Adam Arkin, Roz Kelly, Ed McMahon, Joanne Nail

Votes: 687

46. Dorfman in Love (2011)

R | Comedy, Romance

6.0
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35 Metascore

Unknowingly trapped in her role as caretaker of her unappreciative family, a young single woman desperately needs to get her own life. When she volunteers to cat sit at her unrequited love's downtown L.A loft, her world, as she knows it, changes forever.

Writer: Wendy Kout | Director: Brad Leong | Stars: Sara Rue, Scott Wilson, Elliott Gould, Catherine Hicks

Votes: 621

47. El Condor (1970)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.9
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Luke, an escaped convict, and Jaroo, a loner gold prospector, team up with a band of Apache Indians in 19th century Mexico to capture a large, heavily armed fortress for the millions -- or ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry Cohen, Steven W. Carabatsos | Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Jim Brown, Lee Van Cleef, Patrick O'Neal, Marianna Hill

Votes: 610

48. The Rat Patrol (1966–1968)

30 min | Action, Drama, Adventure

7.7
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The World War II North African missions of an Allied commando patrol squad of the Long Range Desert Group.

Creator: Tom Gries | Stars: Christopher George, Gary Raymond, Eric Braeden, Lawrence P. Casey

Votes: 566

49. Bone (1972)

R | 95 min | Comedy

7.1
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A thief breaks into the home of a wealthy, happily married Beverly Hills couple. He soon finds out, though, that the couple is neither as wealthy as he thought they were and are not as ... See full summary »

Writer: Larry Cohen | Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Yaphet Kotto, Andrew Duggan, Joyce Van Patten, Jeannie Berlin

Votes: 528

50. Baadasssss Cinema (2002 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

6.8
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Filmmaker Isaac Julien uses film clips and interviews to illustrate the history of the so-called "blaxploitation" genre.

Director: Isaac Julien | Stars: Pam Grier, Fred Williamson, Melvin Van Peebles, Elvis Mitchell

Votes: 488