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1. Metropolis (1927)

Not Rated | 153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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98 Metascore

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.

Director: Fritz Lang | Stars: Brigitte Helm, Alfred Abel, Gustav Fröhlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge

Votes: 116,556 | Gross: $0.03M

2. The Wolfman (2010)

R | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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43 Metascore

Upon his return to his ancestral homeland, an American man is bitten, and subsequently cursed by, a werewolf.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Simon Merrells

Votes: 91,108 | Gross: $61.94M

3. Black Friday (1940)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Dr. Sovac transplants the brain of a gangster into his professor friend's body to save his life, but there is a side effect that causes a dangerous split personality.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Stanley Ridges, Anne Nagel

Votes: 1,382

4. The Wolf Man (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Horror

7.4
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A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Claude Rains, Warren William, Ralph Bellamy, Patric Knowles

Votes: 17,186

5. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

Unrated | 83 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.4
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Extraterrestrials traveling in high-tech flying saucers contact scientist Dr. Russell Marvin as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 5,342

6. I Walked with a Zombie (1943)

Approved | 69 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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A Canadian nurse is hired to care for the wife of a sugar plantation owner, who has been acting strangely, on a Caribbean island.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Frances Dee, Tom Conway, James Ellison, Edith Barrett

Votes: 8,069

7. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)

Approved | 74 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.6
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After being awakened, Larry Talbot chips Frankenstein's Monster out of a block of ice. When Talbot changes to the Wolf Man, the two creatures battle each other.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Ilona Massey, Patric Knowles, Lionel Atwill, Bela Lugosi

Votes: 5,770

8. Ritual (2002)

R | 99 min | Horror

4.8
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Dr. Alice Dodgson gets her medical license revoked after the death of a patient. She's facing the possibility of not getting any job when she accepts to be the nurse for one young man who ... See full summary »

Director: Avi Nesher | Stars: Jennifer Grey, Craig Sheffer, Daniel Lapaine, Kristen Wilson

Votes: 1,196

9. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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A pinnacle of the Golden Age of Television, "Studio One" presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations and five wins during its prestigious nine-year-run on ... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Branson, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair

Votes: 157

10. House of Frankenstein (1944)

Approved | 71 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.3
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An evil scientist and his hunchbacked assistant escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.

Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine, Anne Gwynne

Votes: 4,464

11. The Invisible Man Returns (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness.

Director: Joe May | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, Nan Grey, John Sutton

Votes: 2,170

12. The Invisible Woman (1940)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.1
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An attractive model with an ulterior motive volunteers as guinea pig for an invisibility machine.

Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Virginia Bruce, John Barrymore, John Howard, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 1,344

13. Berlin Express (1948)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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A multinational group of train passengers become involved in a post-World War II Nazi assassination plot.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Merle Oberon, Robert Ryan, Charles Korvin, Paul Lukas

Votes: 2,155

14. Son of Dracula (1943)

Approved | 80 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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Count Alucard finds his way from Budapest to the swamps of the Deep South; his four nemeses are a medical doctor, a university professor, a jilted fiancé and the woman he loves.

Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Robert Paige, Louise Allbritton, Evelyn Ankers

Votes: 3,227

15. The Beast with Five Fingers (1946)

Approved | 88 min | Horror, Mystery

6.6
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In a turn-of-the-century Renaissance Italian mansion, its tyrannical owner, a one-handed, wheelchair-bound pianist, with a strong belief in the occult, is murdered.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Robert Alda, Andrea King, Peter Lorre, Victor Francen

Votes: 1,711

16. Menschen am Sonntag (1930)

Not Rated | 73 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Edwin, a taxi driver, lives with Annie, a neurasthenic model. They plan to spend Sunday at the Nikolassee beach with Wolfgang, an officer, gentleman, antiquarian, gigolo, at the moment a ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Siodmak, Edgar G. Ulmer, Rochus Gliese, Curt Siodmak, Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Erwin Splettstößer, Brigitte Borchert, Wolfgang von Waltershausen, Christl Ehlers

Votes: 1,912

17. Bride of the Gorilla (1951)

Passed | 70 min | Horror

4.3
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The owner of a plantation in the jungle marries a beautiful woman. Shortly afterward, he is plagued by a strange voodoo curse which transforms him into a gorilla.

Director: Curt Siodmak | Stars: Barbara Payton, Lon Chaney Jr., Raymond Burr, Tom Conway

Votes: 808

18. Waterfront (1954–1956)

30 min | Adventure

8.2
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John Herrick was the captain of the tug "Cheryl Ann" in Los Angeles harbor. His family consisted of wife May, police detective son Jim, and the crew of the tug, his son Carl, Tip and Willie... See full summary »

Stars: Preston Foster, Douglas Dick, Lois Moran, Willie Best

Votes: 60

19. Invisible Agent (1942)

81 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.1
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The Invisible Man's grandson uses his secret formula to spy on Nazi Germany.

Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Ilona Massey, Jon Hall, Peter Lorre, Cedric Hardwicke

Votes: 1,034

20. Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.5
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Sherlock Holmes and Watson do battle with their nemesis, Professor Moriarity, over an ancient necklace attributed to Cleopatra.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Christopher Lee, Hans Söhnker, Hans Nielsen, Senta Berger

Votes: 493

21. The Magnetic Monster (1953)

Approved | 76 min | Sci-Fi

6.0
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Working for O.S.I., the Office of Scientific Investigation, A-Man agent Jeffrey Stewart and his partner Dan Forbes are sent to a local hardware store where they find a strong magnetic field... See full summary »

Directors: Curt Siodmak, Herbert L. Strock | Stars: Richard Carlson, King Donovan, Jean Byron, Harry Ellerbe

Votes: 680

22. Riders to the Stars (1954)

81 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.5
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In an attempt to discover the composition of meteors, three astronauts are sent out into space in three specially designed rockets. Their mission is to capture a meteor and bring it to ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Carlson, Herbert L. Strock | Stars: William Lundigan, Herbert Marshall, Richard Carlson, Martha Hyer

Votes: 460

23. The Wolf Man

Horror | Announced

Plot unknown. A re-imagining of the classic Universal monster movie.

24. Donovan's Brain (1953)

Approved | 84 min | Sci-Fi, Horror

6.0
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Yet another version of Curt Siodmak's novel about an honest scientist who keeps the brain of a ruthless dead millionaire (Donovan) alive in a tank. Donovan manages to impose his powerful ... See full summary »

Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Lew Ayres, Gene Evans, Nancy Reagan, Steve Brodie

Votes: 1,120

25. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.0
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Herbert Philbrick was a young professional and pacifist in 1939 Boston. He joined an anti-war group and quickly found himself caught up in the secret world of underground communist activity... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Carlson, John Zaremba, Virginia Stefan, Ed Hinton

Votes: 93

26. Her Jungle Love (1938)

Passed | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Music

7.2
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While searching the South Pacific for a missing aviator, Bob Mitchell and Jimmy Wallace are caught in a typhoon and crack up on an island, escaping unharmed with the aid of Tura, a ... See full summary »

Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Ray Milland, Lynne Overman, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 58

27. Big Town (1950–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.8
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"Big Town" was a long running and highly successful network radio series (1937- 1952) and film series ("I Cover the Underworld," "Underworld After Dark," and "Underworld Scandal") before ... See full summary »

Stars: Patrick McVey, Mark Stevens, Jane Nigh, Mary K. Wells

Votes: 20

28. Tarzan's Magic Fountain (1949)

Approved | 73 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.9
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An aviatrix emerges from the jungle looking as young as she was when her plane went down many years before. Unscrupulous hunters discover that this is due to a secret fountain of youth. ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: Lex Barker, Brenda Joyce, Albert Dekker, Evelyn Ankers

Votes: 355

29. The Count of Monte Cristo (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

7.6
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A TV series adaptated from the classic Alexandre Dumas novel. Edmond Dantes is falsely accused by those jealous of his good fortune, and is sentenced to spend the rest of his life in the ... See full summary »

Stars: George Dolenz, Nick Cravat, Robert Cawdron, Henry Corden

Votes: 21

30. The Ape (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Horror

4.5
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Dr. Bernard Adrian is a kindly mad scientist who seeks to cure a young woman's polio. He needs spinal fluid from a human to complete the formula for his experimental serum. Meanwhile, a ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Maris Wrixon, Gene O'Donnell, Dorothy Vaughan

Votes: 1,246

31. The Climax (1944)

Unrated | 86 min | Horror, Music, Thriller

5.4
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A demented physician becomes obsessed with a young singer whose voice sounds similar to his late mistress.

Director: George Waggner | Stars: Boris Karloff, Susanna Foster, Turhan Bey, Gale Sondergaard

Votes: 502

32. Creature with the Atom Brain (1955)

Unrated | 69 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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An ex-Nazi mad scientist uses radio-controlled atomic-powered zombies in his quest to help an exiled American gangster return to power.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Richard Denning, Angela Stevens, S. John Launer, Michael Granger

Votes: 794

33. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Gene Raymond, John Warburton, Nolan Leary, Dabbs Greer

Votes: 37

34. Curucu, Beast of the Amazon (1956)

76 min | Adventure

3.9
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Rock Dean and Dr. Andrea Romar travel up the Amazon River to find out why the plantation workers have left their work in panic, allegedly because of attacks from Curucu, a monster who is ... See full summary »

Director: Curt Siodmak | Stars: John Bromfield, Beverly Garland, Tom Payne, Harvey Chalk

Votes: 209

35. Spawn of the North (1938)

110 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.8
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Friends since childhood, two men are on opposite sides in a salmon fishing conflict.

Director: Henry Hathaway | Stars: George Raft, Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour, Akim Tamiroff

Votes: 271

36. Aloma of the South Seas (1941)

77 min | Adventure

6.1
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A young South Seas native boy is sent to the U.S. for his education, but he returns to his island after his father dies to try to stop a revolution.

Director: Alfred Santell | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall, Lynne Overman, Phillip Reed

Votes: 77

37. The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse (1953–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.5
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An anthology series with episodes split between comedies and drama. Anita Colby and Arlene Dahl shared hosting duties the first season that was originally filmed live but switched to film. ... See full summary »

Stars: Polly Bergen, Arlene Dahl, Dorothy Green, Robert Paige

Votes: 25

38. Love Slaves of the Amazons (1957)

81 min | Adventure

6.8
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A party of explorers in the Amazon jungle are captured by a tribe of women, and learn that they are to be used as the tribe's "love slaves."

Director: Curt Siodmak | Stars: Don Taylor, Gianna Segale, Eduardo Ciannelli, Harvey Chalk

Votes: 28

39. 13 Demon Street (1959–1960)

30 min | Horror

6.2
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A horror anthology series, set at decaying 13 Demon Street where the host, an unnerving Lon Chaney Jr., opened and closed each episode.

Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Charles Nolte, Alan Blair, Lorri Scott

Votes: 45

40. Transatlantic Tunnel (1935)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.2
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A team of international scientists and engineers attempts to build a tunnel under the ocean.

Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Richard Dix, Leslie Banks, Madge Evans, Helen Vinson

Votes: 525

41. The Brain (1962)

83 min | Crime, Horror, Drama

5.3
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A millionaire businessman's brain is kept alive after a fatal accident, and communicates clues to a doctor on the trail of the killer.

Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Anne Heywood, Peter van Eyck, Cecil Parker, Bernard Lee

Votes: 183

42. The Lady and the Monster (1944)

Approved | 86 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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A millionaire's brain is preserved after his death, and telepathically begins to take control of those around him.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Vera Ralston, Erich von Stroheim, Richard Arlen, Helen Vinson

Votes: 185

43. The Return of Monte Cristo (1946)

Approved | 91 min | Adventure, Drama

7.5
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Edmond Dantes is falsely accused of a crime and imprisoned. After 14 years ,He escapes and gets great wealth under the help of the Abbé Faria. Revitalised as the name of Monte Cristo,is to destroy the designs of corrupt and evil men.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: Louis Hayward, Barbara Britton, George Macready, Una O'Connor

Votes: 53

44. The Devil's Messenger (1961)

72 min | Horror

4.7
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Satan enlists the help of a suicide victim in Hell to lure unsuspecting earthly victims to their eternal doom. Contains 3 somewhat unrelated Twilight Zone-esque stories.

Directors: Herbert L. Strock, Curt Siodmak | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Karen Kadler, Michael Hinn, Ralph Brown

Votes: 322

45. F.P.1 Doesn't Answer (1932)

114 min | Sci-Fi

6.3
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Urged by famous airman Ellissen the Lennartz Company puts into reality the project proposed by his friend Droste: F.P.1, a huge floating platform in the Atlantic that makes long-distance ... See full summary »

Director: Karl Hartl | Stars: Hans Albers, Sybille Schmitz, Paul Hartmann, Peter Lorre

Votes: 156

46. Pacific Blackout (1941)

Passed | 76 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

7.0
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While bombers roar overhead during a practice blackout in a large American West coast city, Robert Draper, is among the prisoners in a police van. The inventor of a new range finder for ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Murphy | Stars: Robert Preston, Martha O'Driscoll, Philip Merivale, Eva Gabor

Votes: 21

47. Universal Horror (1998 TV Movie)

95 min | Documentary, Horror

6.9
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A documentary examining the early days of horror films, particularly those crafted at Universal Studios during the 1930s.

Director: Kevin Brownlow | Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Christopher Adamson, John Augur, Ray Bradbury

Votes: 426

48. Der Mann, der seinen Mörder sucht (1931)

97 min | Comedy

6.4
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Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Heinz Rühmann, Lien Deyers, Raimund Janitschek, Hans Leibelt

Votes: 121

49. Hauser's Memory (1970 TV Movie)

GP | 96 min | Sci-Fi

7.0
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A scientist is persuaded by the government to inject himself with the brain fluid of a dying colleague in order to preserve missile-defense secrets. However, he finds that he is now torn ... See full summary »

Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: David McCallum, Susan Strasberg, Helmut Käutner, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 67

50. F. P. 1 Doesn't Answer (1933)

Passed | 74 min | Fantasy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Director: Karl Hartl | Stars: Conrad Veidt, Jill Esmond, Leslie Fenton, George Merritt

Votes: 75