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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.

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

2. The Wolfman (2010)

R | 103 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

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.

Writers: Andrew Kevin Walker, David Self, Curt Siodmak | Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt, Simon Merrells

3. The Wolf Man (1941)

Approved | 70 min | Drama, 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.

Writer: Curt Siodmak | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Claude Rains, Warren William, Lon Chaney Jr., Ralph Bellamy

4. Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)

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

6.5
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Larry Talbot chips Frankenstein's monster out of a block of ice. When Talbot changes to the Wolf Man, the two creatures do battle.

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

5. House of Frankenstein (1944)

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

6.2
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An evil scientist and a hunchback escape from prison and encounter Dracula, the Wolf Man and Frankenstein's Monster.

Writers: Edward T. Lowe Jr., Curt Siodmak | Director: Erle C. Kenton | Stars: Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., J. Carrol Naish, John Carradine

6. I Walked with a Zombie (1943)

Approved | 69 min | Horror

7.3
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A young Canadian nurse (Betsy) comes to the West Indies to care for Jessica, the wife of a plantation manager (Paul Holland). Jessica seems to be suffering from a kind of mental paralysis ... See full summary »

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Ardel Wray, Inez Wallace | Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Frances Dee, Tom Conway, James Ellison, Edith Barrett

7. 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 »

Writers: Inez Wallace, Curt Siodmak, Ardel Wray, Rob Cohen, Avi Nesher | Director: Avi Nesher | Stars: Jennifer Grey, Craig Sheffer, Daniel Lapaine, Kristen Wilson

8. People on Sunday (1930)

Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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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 »

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

9. Son of Dracula (1943)

Approved | 80 min | Horror

6.2
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Count Alucard (read his name backwards) 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.

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

10. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

Unrated | 83 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

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

Writers: Donald E. Keyhoe, Curt Siodmak, George Worthing Yates, Bernard Gordon | Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum

11. The Invisible Man Returns (1940)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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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.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Joe May, Curt Siodmak, Lester Cole | Director: Joe May | Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, Nan Grey, John Sutton

12. Studio One in Hollywood (1948–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.5
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Stars: Betty Furness, Paul Brenson, Mary Sinclair, Maria Riva

13. 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.

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Eric Taylor | Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Stanley Ridges, Anne Nagel

14. 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.

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Joe May, Robert Lees, Frederic I. Rinaldo, Gertrude Purcell | Director: A. Edward Sutherland | Stars: Virginia Bruce, John Barrymore, John Howard, Charles Ruggles

15. The Beast with Five Fingers (1946)

Approved | 88 min | Horror

6.6
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Locals in an Italian village believe evil has taken over the estate of a recently deceased pianist where several murders have taken place. The alleged killer: the pianist's severed hand.

Writers: William Fryer Harvey, Curt Siodmak | Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Robert Alda, Andrea King, Peter Lorre, Victor Francen

16. Invisible Agent (1942)

81 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, War

6.0
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The Invisible Man's grandson uses his secret formula to spy on Nazi Germany.

Writers: H.G. Wells, Curt Siodmak | Director: Edwin L. Marin | Stars: Ilona Massey, Jon Hall, Peter Lorre, Cedric Hardwicke

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.

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

18. Donovan's Brain (1953)

Approved | 83 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 »

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Hugh Brooke, Felix E. Feist | Director: Felix E. Feist | Stars: Lew Ayres, Gene Evans, Nancy Reagan, Steve Brodie

19. Berlin Express (1948)

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

6.9
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A multinational group of train passengers become involved in a post-World War II Nazi assassination plot.

Writers: Harold Medford, Curt Siodmak | Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Merle Oberon, Robert Ryan, Charles Korvin, Paul Lukas

20. The Wolfman (1966)

8 min | Horror, Short

7.1
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An eight minute abridgment of the 1941 feature, The Wolf Man, released in the 1960's to the 16mm home movie market.

Writer: Curt Siodmak | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Claude Rains, Ralph Bellamy, Patric Knowles

21. The Ape (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Horror

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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 »

Writers: Adam Shirk, Curt Siodmak, Richard Carroll | Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Maris Wrixon, Gene O'Donnell, Dorothy Vaughan

22. Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace (1962)

84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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Sherlock Holmes and Watson do battle with their nemesis, Professor Moriarity, over an ancient necklace attributed to Cleopatra.

Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle, Curt Siodmak | Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Christopher Lee, Hans Söhnker, Hans Nielsen, Senta Berger

23. Waterfront (1954–1956)

30 min | Adventure

7.9
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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

24. The Climax (1944)

Unrated | 86 min | Horror, Musical, Thriller

5.3
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A demented physician becomes obsessed with a young singer whose voice sounds similar to his late mistress.

Writers: Edward Locke, Curt Siodmak, Lynn Starling, George Waggner | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Boris Karloff, Susanna Foster, Turhan Bey, Gale Sondergaard

25. Creature with the Atom Brain (1955)

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

5.3
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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.

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

26. I Led 3 Lives (1953–1956)

30 min | Drama

7.8
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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

27. Trans-Atlantic Tunnel (1935)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

6.3
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A team of international scientists and engineers attempts to build a tunnel under the ocean.

Writers: Bernhard Kellermann, Curt Siodmak, L. du Garde Peach, Clemence Dane | Director: Maurice Elvey | Stars: Richard Dix, Leslie Banks, Madge Evans, Helen Vinson

28. Riders to the Stars (1954)

81 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.6
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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 »

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

29. Fireside Theatre (1949–1955)

30 min | Drama

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

30. 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 »

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

31. Tarzan's Magic Fountain (1949)

Approved | 73 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.8
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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 »

Writers: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Curt Siodmak, Harry Chandlee | Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: Lex Barker, Brenda Joyce, Albert Dekker, Evelyn Ankers

32. The Devil's Messenger (1961)

72 min | Horror

4.7
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In this feature version of the Swedish TV series "13 Demon Street," a 50,000-year-old woman is found frozen in an ice field, and a man's death is foretold in dreams.

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

33. 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.

Writers: Robert Stewart, Philip Mackie, Curt Siodmak | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Anne Heywood, Peter van Eyck, Cecil Parker, Bernard Lee

34. The Count of Monte Cristo (1956– )

30 min | Adventure, Family

7.4
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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

35. The Lady and the Monster (1944)

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

5.6
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A millionaire's brain is preserved after his death, and telepathically begins to take control of those around him.

Writers: Dane Lussier, Frederick Kohner, Curt Siodmak | Director: George Sherman | Stars: Vera Ralston, Erich von Stroheim, Richard Arlen, Helen Vinson

36. Big Town (1950–1956)

30 min | Drama

8.2
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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

37. Tales of Frankenstein (1958 TV Short)

28 min | Short, Horror

6.0
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In this pilot for a series that was never picked up, Dr. Frankenstein has just finished rebuilding his creation, but the monster is unresponsive. He needs to try something different to make... See full summary »

Writers: Henry Kuttner, C.L. Moore, Curt Siodmak | Director: Curt Siodmak | Stars: Anton Diffring, Helen Westcott, Don Megowan, Ludwig Stössel

38. Universal Horror (1998 TV Movie)

95 min | Documentary, Horror

6.7
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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, Ray Bradbury, Nina Foch, James Karen

39. Non-Stop New York (1937)

69 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A young woman finds herself as the intended victim of a murder plot on a transatlantic flight from London to New York.

Writers: Ken Attiwill, E.V.H. Emmett, J.O.C. Orton, Roland Pertwee, Curt Siodmak | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: John Loder, Anna Lee, Francis L. Sullivan, Frank Cellier

40. Her Jungle Love (1938)

Passed | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Music

7.0
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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 »

Writers: Gerald Geraghty, Curt Siodmak, Joseph Moncure March, Lillie Hayward, Eddie Welch | Director: George Archainbaud | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Ray Milland, Lynne Overman, J. Carrol Naish

41. Curucu, Beast of the Amazon (1956)

76 min | Adventure

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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 »

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

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

30 min | Drama

8.3
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Stars: Polly Bergen, Arlene Dahl, Dorothy Green, William Phipps

43. Love Slaves of the Amazons (1957)

81 min | Adventure

6.5
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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."

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

44. London Blackout Murders (1943)

59 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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A man helps the authorities uncover a ring of murderous Nazi spies in wartime London.

Writer: Curt Siodmak | Director: George Sherman | Stars: John Abbott, Mary McLeod, Lloyd Corrigan, Lester Matthews

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

97 min | Comedy

6.3
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Writers: Ludwig Hirschfeld, Ernst Neubach, Curt Siodmak, Billy Wilder | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Heinz Rühmann, Lien Deyers, Raimund Janitschek, Hans Leibelt

46. Frisco Sal (1945)

Approved | 94 min | Music, Mystery, Western

6.7
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Sal comes to the Barbary Coast from New England to find out who murdered her brother. She gets a job signing in Dude's saloon, falls in love with Dude, then wonders if he might be involved in the murder.

Writers: Curt Siodmak, Gerald Geraghty | Director: George Waggner | Stars: Susanna Foster, Turhan Bey, Alan Curtis, Andy Devine

47. 13 Demon Street (1959–1960)

30 min | Horror

5.7
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Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Alan Blair, Hilda Bruce-Potter, Sydney Coulson

48. Le bal (1931)

75 min | Comedy, Drama

6.5
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Writers: Irène Némirovsky, Ladislas Fodor, Curt Siodmak, Henry Falk | Director: Wilhelm Thiele | Stars: Germaine Dermoz, Danielle Darrieux, André Lefaur, Pierre de Guingand

49. 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 »

Writers: Walter Reisch, Curt Siodmak | Director: Karl Hartl | Stars: Hans Albers, Sybille Schmitz, Paul Hartmann, Peter Lorre

50. Hauser's Memory (1970 TV Movie)

GP | 96 min | Sci-Fi

6.8
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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 »

Writers: Adrian Spies, Curt Siodmak | Director: Boris Sagal | Stars: David McCallum, Susan Strasberg, Helmut Käutner, Lilli Palmer