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1. Army of Darkness (1992)

R | 81 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.6
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57 Metascore

A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.

Writers: Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Marcus Gilbert, Ian Abercrombie

2. Maniac (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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47 Metascore

As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.

Writers: Alexandre Aja, Grégory Levasseur, Joe Spinell | Director: Franck Khalfoun | Stars: Elijah Wood, Nora Arnezeder, America Olivo, Megan Duffy

3. Darkman (1990)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy

6.4
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65 Metascore

A brilliant scientist left for dead returns to exact revenge on the people who burned him alive.

Writers: Sam Raimi, Chuck Pfarrer, Ivan Raimi, Daniel Goldin, Joshua Goldin | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels, Larry Drake

4. Death Wish (1974)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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A New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad after his wife is murdered by street punks in which he randomly goes out and kills would-be muggers on the mean streets after dark.

Writers: Brian Garfield, Wendell Mayes | Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, Vincent Gardenia, Steven Keats

5. Maniac (1980)

R | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.5
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A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?

Writers: C.A. Rosenberg, Joe Spinell | Director: William Lustig | Stars: Joe Spinell, Caroline Munro, Abigail Clayton, Kelly Piper

6. 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

7. Inferno (1980)

R | 107 min | Horror, Mystery

6.7
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An American college student in Rome and his sister in New York investigate a series of killings in both locations where their resident addresses are the domain of two covens of witches.

Writer: Dario Argento | Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Daria Nicolodi

8. 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

9. 10 Cent Pistol (2014)

91 min | Crime, Thriller

6.6
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A story about two lifelong criminals who maneuver through the shady underbelly of Los Angeles in search of wealth, love and redemption.

Writer: Michael C. Martin | Director: Michael C. Martin | Stars: Jena Malone, JT Alexander, Damon Alexander, Joe Mantegna

10. Vigilante (1983)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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Eddie Marino is a factory worker in New York City. He has a wife named Vickie and a son named Scott. Eddie's friend and co-worker Nick and some of the factory's other workers have formed a ... See full summary »

Writer: Richard Vetere | Director: William Lustig | Stars: Robert Forster, Fred Williamson, Richard Bright, Rutanya Alda

11. 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

12. Relentless (1989)

R | 92 min | Crime, Thriller

5.9
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Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.

Writer: Phil Alden Robinson | Director: William Lustig | Stars: Judd Nelson, Robert Loggia, Leo Rossi, Meg Foster

13. 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

14. The Expert (1995)

R | 92 min | Action

4.4
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Johnny's sister is brutally attacked and murdered by a sadistic serial killer. At the trial, he is sentenced to be electrocuted, but a bleeding heart liberal has the sentence commuted to a ... See full summary »

Writers: Max Allan Collins, Jill Gatsby | Directors: Rick Avery, William Lustig | Stars: Jeff Speakman, James Brolin, Michael Shaner, Alex Datcher

16. 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

17. Cameron's Closet (1988)

R | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

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A father who experiments with his sons psychokinetic powers, is unaware that these experiments release a demon from hell, which lives in his sons closet, preparing to take over the young ... See full summary »

Writer: Gary Brandner | Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Cotter Smith, Mel Harris, Scott Curtis, Chuck McCann

18. Far Out Man (1990)

R | 81 min | Comedy

4.9
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An aging hippie sets out on a trip across America to find his family.

Writer: Tommy Chong | Director: Tommy Chong | Stars: Tommy Chong, C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Shelby Chong

19. Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon (2008)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

7.0
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The outrageous story of 1970s porn icon Jack Wrangler, and how he rose to the top of the gay, and then straight, adult film industry.

Director: Jeffrey Schwarz | Stars: Jack Wrangler, Margaret Whiting, Robert Alvarez, Brooks Ashmanskas

20. Hit List (1989)

R | 87 min | Thriller, Action

5.5
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A family man and a mob witness hunt for a hit-man who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man's son.

Writers: Aubrey K. Rattan, John F. Goff, Peter Brosnan | Director: William Lustig | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Leo Rossi, Lance Henriksen, Charles Napier

21. The Zebra Force (1976)

PG | 100 min | Action, Crime

4.7
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A group of Vietnam vets, tired of the depradations of the Mafia on their neighborhood, decide to take on the mob on their own terms--but by using a very different twist.

Writers: Joe Tornatore, Annette Lombardi | Director: Joe Tornatore | Stars: Mike Lane, Richard X. Slattery, Rockne Tarkington, Glenn R. Wilder

22. Tripwire (1989)

R | 87 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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A terrorist (Warner) and an FBI agent (Knox) fight out a personal feud with one another.

Writers: B.J. Goldman, William Lustig, Spiro Razatos | Director: James Lemmo | Stars: Terence Knox, David Warner, Isabella Hofmann, Charlotte Lewis

23. The Violation of Claudia (1977)

61 min | Adult, Drama

6.2
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A tennis instructor leads a wealthy but neglected housewife into the world of prostitution.

Writers: Sally McKinley, Travis Webb, William Lustig | Director: William Lustig | Stars: Sharon Mitchell, Jamie Gillis, Don Peterson, Crystal Sync

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

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

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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

25. This Week in Horror (2010– )

60 min | Horror, Talk-Show

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Stars: Matt Raub, Staci Layne Wilson, Eileen Dietz, Elric Kane

26. Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000 Video)

75 min | Documentary

7.2
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Writer: David Gregory | Director: David Gregory | Stars: Matthew Bell, Robert A. Burns, Tobe Hooper, Kim Henkel

27. The Necro Files (1997)

Unrated | 72 min | Horror, Comedy

3.9
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A cannibal rapist rises from the grave as a flesh-eating zombie sex maniac! Two Seattle cops, a satanic cult and a flying demon fetus try to stop the lust-crazed ghoul before he can kill ... See full summary »

Writers: Todd Tjersland, Sammy Shapiro | Director: Matt Jaissle | Stars: Steve Sheppard, Gary Browning, Christian Curmudgeon, Jason McGee

29. Hot Honey (1978)

X | 76 min | Adult, Drama

6.9
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Sexually repressed young virgin Honey refuses to make love to her frustrated boyfriend Johnny. Honey instead spends her time tending to her angry and domineering wheelchair-bound brother ... See full summary »

Writers: Travis Webb, William Lustig | Director: William Lustig | Stars: Jamie Gillis, Serena, Lisa Marks, Jack Hammer

30. Sylvia (1977)

X | 92 min | Adult

5.6
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Sylvia is a racy, action packed, fast moving. Sylvia is seemingly a quiet, reserved, saintly person living on a quiet, reserved well-manicured street in upper-middle class suburbia. However... See full summary »

Writer: Peter Savage | Director: Peter Savage | Stars: Joanna Bell, Marc Stevens, Sonny Landham, Helen Madigan

31. Meat (2014 TV Movie)

Comedy | Completed

A priest puts himself in a compromising position in order to save his brother's life from the mob.

Creator: Chris Muto | Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Al Sapienza, Jade Catta-Preta, Jennifer Hall, Marisa Petroro

32. Dark Dreamers (2011– )

23 min | Talk-Show

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They have created the dreams that mark our nightmares, forging an unforgettable world of dark fantasy, horror and suspense. After thirty years of accruing in-depth interviews, award-winning... See full summary »

Stars: Stanley Wiater, Larry Cohen, Joseph Stefano, Forrest J Ackerman

33. Hellraiser: Resurrection (2000 Video)

24 min | Documentary, Short

6.0
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Writer: Christian Levatino | Directors: Christian Levatino, Victor Mendoza | Stars: Simon Bamford, Clive Barker, Doug Bradley, Bill Condon

34. The Joys of Emmanuelle, Parts 1-3 (2001 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Director: David Gregory

35. 'Halloween' Unmasked 2000 (1999 Video)

Unrated | 23 min | Documentary, Horror

6.8
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A documentary/retrospect on the making of the movie Halloween, featuring exclusive interviews with director John Carpenter, producer Debra Hill, and stars Jamie Lee Curtis, PJ Soles, and Nick Castle.

Writer: Mark Cerulli | Director: Mark Cerulli | Stars: Dee Snider, Debra Hill, John Carpenter, Jamie Lee Curtis

36. Make Your Own Damn Movie! (2005 Video)

300 min | Documentary

6.2
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Based on the book of the same name, Lloyd Kaufman and the Troma Studios team share their wisdom about filmmaking to independent filmmakers everywhere. They make a documentary of the team's ... See full summary »

Writers: Gabriel Friedman, Trent Haaga, Adam Jahnke, Lloyd Kaufman, Sean McGrath | Director: Lloyd Kaufman | Stars: Lloyd Kaufman, Trey Parker, George A. Romero, John G. Avildsen

37. Dario Argento: An Eye for Horror (2000 TV Movie)

R | 57 min | Documentary, Horror

6.9
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Documentary that explores Argento's film career.

Writer: Charles Preece | Director: Leon Ferguson | Stars: Mark Kermode, Dario Argento, John Carpenter, Michael Brandon

38. We're Talkin' Serious Money (1992)

PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Crime

6.1
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Comedy about two misfit men who lose a borrowed ten grand from a mob kingpin and must flee from NY to LA, only to there get involved in a caper involving a video of Senators in compromising... See full summary »

Writers: James Lemmo, Leo Rossi | Director: James Lemmo | Stars: Dennis Farina, Leo Rossi, Fran Drescher, Cynthia Frost

39. Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror (1994 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary, Horror

7.7
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The history of Hammer Films and their legacy, narrated by the studio's most beloved stars, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee.

Writer: Ted Newsom | Director: Ted Newsom | Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Roy Ward Baker, James Bernard

40. Miracles & Mercies (2002 Video)

Documentary, Short

6.8
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Director: Gary Hertz | Stars: Bruce Beresford, Wilford Brimley, Betty Buckley, Robert Duvall

41. 42nd Street Memories: The Rise and Fall of America's Most Notorious Street (2014)

History | Post-production

The story behind the rise and fall of New York's 42nd Street. The cinemas, the films, the people, the crime and the rebirth of the block as "New 42nd Street" - this is the document of the world's most notorious movie strip.

Writer: Calum Waddell | Director: Calum Waddell | Stars: Matt Cimber, Joe Dante, Roy Frumkes, Buddy Giovinazzo

42. Hellbound: Hellraiser II - Lost in the Labyrinth (2000 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short

6.5
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Writer: Christian Levatino | Directors: Christian Levatino, Victor Mendoza | Stars: Clive Barker, Bob Keen, Tony Randel, Peter Atkins

43. Direct Your Own Damn Movie! (2009 Video)

Documentary

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Writers: Travis Campbell, Lloyd Kaufman, Kurly Tlapoyawa | Directors: Travis Campbell, Evan Husney, Lloyd Kaufman | Stars: Lloyd Kaufman, James Gunn, Eli Roth, William Lustig

44. Swatch Dogs and Diet Coke Heads (2001 Video)

30 min | Documentary, Short

7.9
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Directors: David Gregory, Gary Hertz | Stars: Daniel Waters, Denise Di Novi, Michael Lehmann, Winona Ryder

45. 'Halloween': A Cut Above the Rest (2003 TV Movie)

87 min | Documentary

7.5
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Writer: Steven Smith | Stars: Moustapha Akkad, John Carpenter, Nick Castle, Dean Cundey

46. Sexual Aberrations of Cecilia (2007 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short

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Jess Franco talks about the film 'Cecilia', including making it.

Director: David Gregory | Star: Jesús Franco

47. The Spaghetti West (2005 Video)

65 min | Documentary

7.2
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A visual history of Italian western cinema in the 60s and 70s.

Writer: David Gregory | Director: David Gregory | Stars: Ferdinando Baldi, Enzo G. Castellari, Alex Cox, Sergio Donati

48. Conducting Dario Argento's 'Opera' (2001 Video)

36 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: David Gregory, William Lustig | Stars: Dario Argento, Urbano Barberini, Daria Nicolodi, Claudio Simonetti

49. Scream and Scream Again: A History of the Slasher Film (2000 TV Special)

70 min | Documentary, Horror

7.3
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Documentary tracing the rise of the 'slasher' movie.

Directors: Andrew Abbott, Russell Leven | Stars: Mark Kermode, Neve Campbell, John Carpenter, Wes Craven

50. Hypnorotica (1973)

70 min | Adult, Drama

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Director: Peter Savage | Stars: Jamie Gillis, Helen Madigan, Jason Russell, Tina Russell