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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. Django Unchained (2012)

R | 165 min | Western

8.5
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81 Metascore

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Writer: Quentin Tarantino | Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington

3. Saturday Nightmares: The Ultimate Horror Expo of All Time! (2010 Video)

47 min | Horror

8.5
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Stever gets up close and personal with many of the talented filmmakers and stars in exclusive backstage interviews. Stever captures the set-up of the memorabilia and collectibles stands by ... See full summary »

Creator: Michael Stever | Director: Michael Stever | Stars: Susan Adriensen, John Amplas, Adrienne Barbeau, David Emge

4. 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

5. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: Halloween Candy (1985)

TV-14 | 22 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

8.2
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Nasty old Mr Killup uses Halloween to taunt kids. This year, he's in for a surprise, from which even his long-suffering son Michael cannot save him.

Writer: Michael McDowell | Director: Tom Savini | Stars: Roy Poole, Tim Choate, David Varnay, John Edward Allen

6. The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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67 Metascore

An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.

Writer: Stephen Chbosky | Director: Stephen Chbosky | Stars: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd

7. Face Off (2011– )

44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

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Face Off is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination which allows them to create amazing works of living art. ... See full summary »

Stars: McKenzie Westmore, Glenn Hetrick, Ve Neill, Michael Westmore

8. Movie Magic (1994– )

30 min | Documentary, History

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Documentary series dealing with every aspect of special effects in movies, from low-budget make-up to multi-million-dollar computer-generated graphics. The clear presentation includes ... See full summary »

Creators: Gary R. Benz, Stephen Rocha, Lise Romanoff | Stars: James Cameron, Richard Edlund, Rick Baker, Ken Ralston

9. The Incredibly Strange Film Show (1988–1989)

45 min | Documentary

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This show is a series of documentaries focusing on the world of psychotronic movies. Episodes focus on the lives of such diverse filmakers as Hershell Gordon Lewis, Saim Raimi, Doris ... See full summary »

Stars: Jonathan Ross, David F. Friedman, Johnny Legend, Ric Meyers

10. Twisted Sister: Come Out and Play (1986 Video)

30 min | Short, Comedy, Music

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Compilation of four extended versions of Twisted Sister and Alice Cooper music videos "We're Not Gonna Take It", "I Wanna Rock", "Leader of the Pack" and "Be Chrool to Your Scuel" about a rock-hating teacher, rock rebellion and zombies.

Director: Marty Callner | Stars: Michael Burnett, Dax Callner, Alice Cooper, Jay Jay French

11. Blob Town (2010)

24 min | Documentary, Short

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Documentary about the movie The Blob (1958) and it's connection with Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.

Director: James D. Rolfe | Stars: James D. Rolfe, Bryan Bickhart, Ricou Browning, Russ Conway

12. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: Inside the Closet (1984)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

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What is scurrying around inside the closet of the upstairs room that grad student Gail Aynsley rents from veterinary school dean Dr. Fenner? Gail doesn't know, but she is determined to find out and Dr Fenner isn't telling.

Writer: Michael McDowell | Director: Tom Savini | Stars: Fritz Weaver, Roberta Weiss, Paul Sparer, Patrick Macnee

13. Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Unrated | 127 min | Action, Horror

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Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.

Writer: George A. Romero | Director: George A. Romero | Stars: David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger, Gaylen Ross

14. Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th (2013 Video)

Not Rated | 400 min | Documentary

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Inspired by the critically-acclaimed book, Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th takes viewers behind the mask on an epic journey into the making of the landmark ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Bracke, Daniel Farrands | Director: Daniel Farrands | Stars: Melyssa Ade, Loyd Albin, Diane Almeida, Erich Anderson

15. I Want to Be Tom Savini (2011)

21 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

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Bianca Luedeker, a twenty-seven year old child, must confront her fears and travel to the far off land of LA without her parents. There she meets her heroes and learns the secrets of exploding a head.

Writer: Bianca Luedeker | Director: Bianca Luedeker | Stars: Tom Devlin, Alec Gillis, Marisela Hernandez, Zack Larez

16. Halloween Wars (2011– )

42 min | Family

7.9
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In this four-episode competition series, five teams are comprised of candy makers, pumpkin carvers, and cake decorators. While working together to create the ultimate Halloween themed ... See full summary »

Stars: Justin Willman, Shinmin Li, Brian Kinney, Miles Teves

17. It's Hard Being Evil (2008 Video)

15 min | Documentary, Short

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A documentary about how FX wizard Kevin Yagher brought "Chucky" to life for the 1988 film "Child's Play."

Directors: Michelle Gold, Kelly Lynn Pancho | Stars: Brad Dourif, Alec Gillis, Catherine Hicks, David Kirschner

18. The United Monster Talent Agency (2010)

8 min | Short, Comedy

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Writer: Greg Nicotero | Director: Greg Nicotero | Stars: Andy Schoneberg, Cerina Vincent, Sam Page, Carey Jones

19. The Phantom of the Opera: Unmasking the Masterpiece (2013)

105 min | Documentary

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Director: Cortlandt Hull | Stars: James Bama, Jason Barnett, Michael F. Blake, Ron Chaney

20. Dream of the Dead: George Romero (2005 TV Movie)

24 min | Documentary, Short, Horror

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Writer: Roy Frumkes | Director: Roy Frumkes | Stars: George A. Romero, Tom Savini, Roy Frumkes

21. Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000– )
Episode: One Hundred (2010)

TV-MA | Animation, Comedy

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Shake tries to collect syndication money for completing the 100th episode. The Aqua Teens are forced to start a new series of episodes after they are threatened by the "100" monster.

Creator: Dave Willis | Director: Dave Willis | Stars: Carey Means, Amber Nash, Tom Savini, Robert Smigel

22. Grindhouse (2007)

R | 191 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

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77 Metascore

Two full length feature horror movies written by Quentin Tarantino & Robert Rodriguez put together as a two film feature. Including fake movie trailers in between both movies.

Writers: Robert Rodriguez, Rob Zombie, Edgar Wright, Jeff Rendell, Eli Roth, Quentin Tarantino, Rob Cotterill, Jason Eisener, John Davies | Directors: Robert Rodriguez, Eli Roth, Quentin Tarantino, Edgar Wright, Rob Zombie | Stars: Kurt Russell, Rose McGowan, Danny Trejo, Zoë Bell

23. Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000– )

TV-MA | 15 min | Animation, Comedy

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The misadventures of a milkshake, an order of fries, a meatball, and their retired next door neighbor in the suburbs of New Jersey.

Creators: Dave Willis, Matt Maiellaro | Stars: Dave Willis, Carey Means, Dana Snyder, C. Martin Croker

24. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

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Each episode of this TV series depicts a short, strange tale...with a twist! With eerie stories vaguely reminiscent of 'The Twilight Zone,' viewers learn to appreciate that things are often... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Sparer, Catherine Battistone, John Marzilli, Karen Shallo

25. Mom I'm a Zombie (2011)

67 min | Documentary

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Writers: Héctor Sánchez, José Javier Arce | Director: Héctor Sánchez | Stars: Álvaro Fuentes García, Gorka Arranz, Jaume Balagueró, Miguel Ángel Lamata

26. Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater (1987– )

Unrated | Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Host Joe Bob Briggs hosts B-grade flicks on the movie channel, giving background information about each one.

Stars: John Bloom, Cynthia Brimhall, Dona Speir, Roberta Vasquez

27. A-Z of Horror (1997 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary, Horror

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

28. The Witch's Dungeon: 40 Years of Chills (2006 Video)

118 min | Documentary

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A look behind the scenes at Cortlandt Hull's "The Witch's Dungeon," a movie-themed Halloween attraction in Bristol, Connecticut -- now the longest-running show of its type in the United States.

Writers: Cortlandt Hull, Tomi Saviste | Director: Dennis Vincent | Stars: Forrest J Ackerman, Karen Allen, Ricou Browning, Bob Burns

29. Face Off (2011– )
Episode: Night Terrors (2012)

Game-Show, Reality-TV

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Contestants receive a startling message in the middle of the night and must face their fears to create unique horror villains. GUEST JUDGE: Tom Savini

Director: Peter Ney | Stars: McKenzie Westmore, Glenn Hetrick, Ve Neill, Patrick Tatopoulos

30. Lococycle (2013 Video Game)

Action

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Writers: Matt Entin, Ed Kuehnel | Director: Josh Bear | Stars: Lisa Foiles, Robert Patrick, Freddy Rodríguez, Kathy Williams

31. The Boy Who Loved Trolls (1984 TV Movie)

60 min

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Paul feels life should be an adventure, and sets out on one to prove that Trolls really exist.

Writers: James A. DeVinney, John Wheatcroft | Director: Harvey S. Laidman | Stars: Matt Dill, Sam Waterston, Susan Anton, Nicolle Cherubini

32. The Dead Will Walk (2004 Video)

75 min | Documentary

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Feature documentary produced for the "Dawn of the Dead : Ultimate Edition" DVD set which profiles both the film and the career of director George A. Romero. Includes extensive interviews ... See full summary »

Writer: Perry Martin | Director: Perry Martin | Stars: Claudio Argento, Dario Argento, Pasquale Buba, Tony Buba

33. Just Desserts: The Making of 'Creepshow' (2007 Video)

90 min | Documentary, Horror

7.6
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Details the making of Stephen King & George A. Romero's 1982 horror anthology classic, from conception through to completion.

Director: Michael Felsher | Stars: Tom Atkins, Adrienne Barbeau, Pasquale Buba, Rick Catizone

34. The Many Days of 'Day of the Dead' (2003 Video)

39 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Perry Martin | Stars: Cletus Anderson, David Ball, Lori Cardille, Christine Forrest

35. Scream Greats, Vol. 1: Tom Savini, Master of Horror Effects (1986 Video)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, Horror

7.5
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A documentary detailing the career of makeup artist Tom Savini, including clips from the various movies he's worked on.

Writer: Brooks Peters | Director: Damon Santostefano | Stars: Tom Savini, Ned Eisenberg, Robert Martin, Greg Nicotero

36. Fresh Cuts: New Tales from Friday the 13th (2009 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Stars: Ari Lehman, Harry Manfredini, Victor Miller, Robbi Morgan

37. Halloween Wars (2011– )
Episode: Evil Clowns (2012)

Family

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A pumpkin carving expert, cake artist, and candy craftsman make a clown.

Stars: Barbarann Garrard, Shinmin Li, Tom Savini, Shawnee Smith

38. Dawn of the Dead (2004)

R | 101 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

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58 Metascore

A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.

Writers: George A. Romero, James Gunn | Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Mekhi Phifer, Jake Weber

39. The American Nightmare (2000)

73 min | Documentary, Horror

7.4
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An examination into the nature of 1960's-70's horror films, the involved artists, and how they reflected contemporary society.

Writer: Adam Simon | Director: Adam Simon | Stars: George A. Romero, John Carpenter, Tom Savini, David Cronenberg

40. The Shark Is Still Working (2007)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary

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After three decades, Jaws continues to intrigue, thrill and frighten viewers. This documentary focuses on the many ways Jaws has helped to shape common elements of pop culture.

Writer: James Gelet | Director: Erik Hollander | Stars: Steve Alten, Joe Alves, Roy Arbogast, Steven Awalt

41. A Friday the 13th Reunion (2009 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short

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Stars: Tom Savini, Ari Lehman, Victor Miller, Betsy Palmer

42. Livewire (1980– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.4
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Stars: Mark Cordray, Afrika Bambaataa, R.E.M., Rene Teboe

43. The Simpsons (1989– )
Episode: Worst Episode Ever (2001)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.4
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Bart and Milhouse are left in charge of the comic book store after Comic Book Guy is hospitalized.

Creators: Matt Groening, James L. Brooks, Sam Simon | Director: Matthew Nastuk | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

44. From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Horror

7.3
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52 Metascore

Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, with chaotic results.

Writers: Robert Kurtzman, Quentin Tarantino | Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis, Quentin Tarantino

45. Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)

Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Horror

7.3
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A documentary on the history of the slasher film.

Writers: J. Albert Bell, Rachel Belofsky, Michael Derek Bohusz, Adam Rockoff, Rudy Scalese | Stars: Ed Green, John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Herb Freed

46. Nightmare Factory (2011 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

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An inside look at the world of Hollywood special effects and the company paving the way, KNB Effects.

Writer: Donna Davies | Director: Donna Davies | Stars: Gabriel Bartalos, Howard Berger, Steve Biodrowski, Everett Burrell

47. Starz Inside: Fantastic Flesh (2008 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History

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This documentary delves into the art of make-up effects with industry legends Dick Smith, Rob Bottin, Tom Savini, John Landis, Frank Darabont, Joe Dante and many others with a strong focus ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin VanHook | Stars: Howard Berger, Rob Bottin, Josh Brolin, John Carpenter

48. It Runs in the Family (2006 Video)

92 min | Documentary

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Using interviews with over 10 members of the cast & crew and rarely seen home video footage, IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY covers the genesis, making-of, and enduring appeal of Tobe' Hooper's THE TEXA CHAINSAW MASSACRE 2.

Director: Michael Felsher | Stars: L.M. Kit Carson, Richard Kooris, Cary White, Bill Johnson

49. Jason's Unlucky Day: 25 Years After Friday the 13th - The Final Chapter (2009 Video)

11 min | Short

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Stars: Erich Anderson, Kimberly Beck, Barney Cohen, Bonnie Hellman

50. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: Family Reunion (1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

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Janice Perry claims that her husband Robert has kidnapped their son Bobby, but Robert maintains that the boy needs to be cured of an illness. After all, Bobby hasn't been himself lately.

Writer: Edithe Swensen | Director: Tom Savini | Stars: Stephen McHattie, Daniel Terrence Kelly, Patricia Tallman, Marilyn Rockafellow