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1. Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)

Unrated | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.0
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Aliens resurrect dead humans as zombies and vampires to stop humanity from creating the Solaranite (a sort of sun-driven bomb).

Director: Edward D. Wood Jr. | Stars: Gregory Walcott, Tom Keene, Mona McKinnon, Duke Moore

Votes: 30,942

2. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Bill Mumy

Votes: 1,218

3. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Of the many anthology series, Playhouse 90 is considered the most ambitious with outstanding talent in front of the camera. Attracting top ranked directors and scripts it was often filmed live including the entire first season.

Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Malcolm Atterbury

Votes: 196

4. Romance on the High Seas (1948)

Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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Romantic misunderstandings abound when spouses suspect each other of being unfaithful, and a nightclub singer takes a cruise under a false identity.

Directors: Michael Curtiz, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day, Don DeFore

Votes: 1,318

5. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy

8.4
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Long-running weekly show that spotlighted legendary comedian and beloved TV clown, Red Skelton. Each show featured comedy skits, gags and vignettes starring Skelton and guest performers.

Stars: Red Skelton, David Rose and His Orchestra, Art Gilmore, Tom Hansen Dancers

Votes: 676

6. The Magic Sword (1962)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

4.2
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The son of a sorceress, armed with weapons, armour and six magically summoned knights, embarks on a quest to save a princess from a vengeful wizard.

Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Estelle Winwood, Gary Lockwood, Anne Helm

Votes: 1,614

7. Sex Kittens Go to College (1960)

Approved | 94 min | Comedy

3.4
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Collins College needs a new department head for their science department. Doctors Carter and Zorch consult Thinko, the campus computer, and come up with Dr. Mathilda West, who has degrees ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Zugsmith | Stars: Mamie Van Doren, Tuesday Weld, Mijanou Bardot, Mickey Shaughnessy

Votes: 347

8. I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (1998)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.1
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A cross-dressing mental patient escapes from an asylum and robs a bank. The money is soon stolen from him, and he embarks on a killing spree in an attempt to retrieve it.

Director: Aris Iliopulos | Stars: Billy Zane, Tippi Hedren, Ron Perlman, Michael Greene

Votes: 545

9. E! Mysteries & Scandals (1998– )

30 min | Documentary

7.7
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Hollywood's most notorious scandals exposed through interviews and re-enactments.

Stars: A.J. Benza, A.C. Lyles, Noel Britton, Jeanne Carmen

Votes: 167

10. Too Much, Too Soon (1958)

121 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.7
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The daughter of iconic actor John Barrymore becomes reunited with her father after a ten year estrangement and engages in his self-destructive lifestyle.

Director: Art Napoleon | Stars: Dorothy Malone, Errol Flynn, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Ray Danton

Votes: 337

11. Edición Especial Coleccionista (2010–2015)

9 min | Comedy, History

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Stars: David Díaz, Luis Rodrigo, Gabriel Fernández-Gil, Daniel Retuerta

Votes: 54

12. I Passed for White (1960)

93 min | Drama

6.4
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A young girl meets and marries the man of her dreams--only she hasn't told him that she is half-black, and he and his rich family and friends are white.

Director: Fred M. Wilcox | Stars: Sonya Wilde, James Franciscus, Patricia Michon, Elizabeth Council

Votes: 78

13. The Beat Generation (1959)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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A detective is assigned to track down and capture a crazed serial rapist.

Director: Charles F. Haas | Stars: Steve Cochran, Mamie Van Doren, Ray Danton, Fay Spain

Votes: 223

14. Dead Famous (2004–2006)

45 min | Documentary, Biography, Mystery

6.7
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Gail Porter and Chris Fleming take a spirited road trip through the West Coast of America looking for the ghostly locations where the legends of stage and screen reside.

Stars: Gail Porter, Chris Fleming, Richard Senate, Barry Taff

Votes: 147

15. Horror Kung-Fu Theatre (1991– )

120 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.6
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Keeping alive the tradition of Horror Host programming in Los Angeles 'Horror/Kung-Fu Theatre' started in 1991. The show is a mixture of: playing cheezy Horror and Martial Arts movies, ... See full summary »

Stars: David Miranda, Willie Tarts, Vinay Sharma, Jonathan Lieu

Votes: 11

16. Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

7.1
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You've heard of Hollywood, a town of tinsel and glamour, the town of Paramount, Columbia and MGM.  But there is another Hollywood, a place where maverick independent EXPLOITATION FILMMAKERS... See full summary »

Director: Ray Greene | Stars: F.X. Feeney, Maila Nurmi, Michael Copner, Samuel Z. Arkoff

Votes: 494

17. If Winter Comes (1947)

Approved | 97 min | Drama

6.3
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It's 1939 in the small English town of Penny Green and events in Poland are about to change lives. Mark Sabre, a writer of school text books, has married Mabel "on the rebound", after his ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Saville | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Deborah Kerr, Angela Lansbury, Binnie Barnes

Votes: 393

18. The George Gobel Show (1954–1960)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Stars: George Gobel, Peggy King, Jeff Donnell, John Scott Trotter

Votes: 45

19. Naked Hollywood (1991– )

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A long hard look at the Movie Business by the BBC.

Stars: William Bast, Roger Birnbaum, Mel Brooks, Jerry Bruckheimer

Votes: 37

20. The Big Operator (1959)

91 min | Crime, Drama

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Bill Gibson is Little Joe's nemesis and is one of the men who can testify that he saw the labor boss in an incriminating conversation with a known criminal - something that Little Joe ... See full summary »

Director: Charles F. Haas | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Steve Cochran, Mamie Van Doren, Mel Tormé

Votes: 89

21. Vampira (1956– )

Horror

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"Ghost Host" Vampira introduces movies and does several segments during the film in the form of skits and information about the movie.

Star: Maila Nurmi

Votes: 10

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

45 min | Documentary

8.3
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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

Votes: 105

23. Frankenpimp (2009)

194 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

3.5
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Romeo Montague is the alias of (the re-animated) Patient Zero, a skilled, mutated android hit-man/pimp/ancient relics collector, that lives in Verona City, N.Y.; a dystopic metropolis ... See full summary »

Directors: Vivita, Tony Watt, John A. Kelly | Stars: Tony Watt, Vivita, Martin Magee, Michelle Newland

Votes: 67

24. My Hero (1952–1953)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A well-meaning but bumbling real-estate agent always getting into trouble with his boss and has to be constantly rescued by his secretary, who loves him.

Stars: Robert Cummings, Julie Bishop, John Litel, Arthur Q. Bryan

Votes: 30

25. Flying Saucers Over Hollywood: The 'Plan 9' Companion (1992 Video)

111 min | Documentary

7.2
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A documentary detailing the making of the infamous "Plan 9 From Outer Space," and interviews with cast members and prominent filmmakers about the film and its creator, Edward D. Wood Jr.

Director: Mark Patrick Carducci | Stars: Forrest J. Ackerman, Carl Anthony, Stephen C. Apostolof, Bobbie Bresee

Votes: 281

26. The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood Jr. (1995)

89 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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How was it possible that a movie like "Plan 9 from Outerspace" could be made? This documentary about Ed Wood Jr.'s masterpiece gives the answer.

Director: Brett Thompson | Stars: Maila Nurmi, Dolores Fuller, Paul Marco, Conrad Brooks

Votes: 393

27. James Dean: The First American Teenager (1975 TV Movie)

PG | 80 min | Documentary, Biography

8.0
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Explores the myth and the man behind it.

Director: Ray Connolly | Stars: James Dean, Stacy Keach, Carroll Baker, Leslie Caron

Votes: 83

28. Vampira: The Movie (2006 Video)

Documentary

6.3
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The new documentary by Kevin Sean Michaels VAMPIRA: THE MOVIE chronicles the life of Maila Nurmi, the first horror host... See full synopsis »

Director: Kevin Sean Michaels | Stars: David J. Skal, Forrest J. Ackerman, Zack Beseda, Jami Deadly

Votes: 85

29. Reel Wild Cinema (1996– )

Talk-Show

8.9
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Sandra Bernhard hosts "Reel Wild Cinema" an exploration into the cheesy and wacky world of "B" Horror Movies. Each episode welcomes a new guest: Director Russ Meyers and his star Tura ... See full summary »

Stars: Sandra Bernhard, David F. Friedman, Russ Meyer, Dweezil Zappa

Votes: 54

30. Population: 1 (1986)

72 min | Fantasy, Music, Musical

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After the nuclear annihilation of the planet, The last member of a small society of survivors finds himself trapped in an underground control room, where he recounts the history of his world through musical numbers.

Director: Rene Daalder | Stars: Tomata Du Plenty, Dino Lee, Helen Heaven, Sheela Edwards

Votes: 58

31. The Vampira Show (1954– )

Family, Horror

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Star: Maila Nurmi

Votes: 40

32. American Scary (2006)

91 min | Documentary, Comedy, Horror

6.6
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American Scary is a look at the nation's tradition of horror hosting, from Ghoulardi to Ghoul-A-Go-Go. Follow this American folk art form from its glamorous beginnings, through repeated ... See full summary »

Director: John E. Hudgens | Stars: Mike Price, Joseph Fotinos, George 'E-Gor' Chastain, James Morrow

Votes: 280

33. Vampira (1995)

64 min | Documentary

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Director: Mika Ripatti | Star: Maila Nurmi

Votes: 23

34. Dry (1996)

10 min | Short

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Old woman (Vampira) spends her days outside the porch, terrorising people who pass her yard.

Director: Mika Ripatti | Stars: Maila Nurmi, Richard Rush Robinson, Jedelah Jack, Marie Hook

35. Monsterama: A Tribute to Horror Hosts (2004 TV Movie)

Horror

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Director: Ed Polgardy | Stars: Maila Nurmi, Cassandra Peterson, Daniel Roebuck, Chuck Williams

36. No Way In (2000)

20 min | Short, Thriller

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Director: Sam Mussari | Stars: Gregory Cruz, Maila Nurmi, Kelcie Tolan, Joe Toppe

37. Vampira Returns (1956– )

Horror

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"Ghost Host" Vampira introduces movies and does several segments during the film in the form of skits and information about the movie.

Star: Maila Nurmi

38. The Final Day (2000– )

65 min | Documentary, Biography

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Series reconstructing the final 24 hours in the lives of Marilyn Monroe, Buddy Holly, James Dean and Natalie Wood.

Stars: Tara Fitzgerald, Tommy Allsup, George Barris, Carl Bunch

39. Horror Kung-Fu Theatre (1991– )
Episode: Attack of the B-Movie Horror Hosts (2000)

Comedy, Horror, Mystery

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Stars: David Miranda, Forrest J. Ackerman, Maila Nurmi, Reggie Bannister

40. E! Mysteries & Scandals (1998– )
Episode: Bela Lugosi (1998)

Documentary

6.8
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The life and times of Bela Lugosi.

Stars: A.J. Benza, Robert Clarke, Fiona Dwyer, Martin Landau

Votes: 11

41. The Vampira Show (1954– )
Episode: Dangerous Intruder (1954)

Family, Horror

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Director: Hap Weyman | Star: Maila Nurmi

42. The Red Skelton Hour (1951–2016)
Episode: Dial 'B' for Brush (1954)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy

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The show is 26 min. long, including Red's opening monologue and a weatherman skit. The Bela/Lon/Vampira skit is intact. SPOILERS: The writing is not exactly Abbott & Costello Meet ... See full summary »

Director: Seymour Berns | Stars: Red Skelton, Jan Arvan, Lon Chaney Jr., David Rose and His Orchestra

Votes: 5

43. E! Mysteries & Scandals (1998– )
Episode: Ed Wood (1999)

Documentary

7.2
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Director: Daniel Schwartz | Stars: Buddy Barnett, A.J. Benza, Dolores Fuller, Martin Landau

Votes: 9

44. The Incredibly Strange Film Show (1988–1989)
Episode: Ed Wood Jr. (1989)

Documentary

8.1
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Stars: Jonathan Ross, Dolores Fuller, Rudolph Grey, Paul Marco

Votes: 8

45. The George Gobel Show (1954–1960)
Episode: Episode #1.21 (1955)

Comedy

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Director: Bud Yorkin | Stars: George Gobel, Maila Nurmi

46. The Vampira Show (1954– )
Episode: Fear (1954)

Family, Horror

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Director: Hap Weyman | Star: Maila Nurmi

47. Horror Kung-Fu Theatre (1991– )
Episode: Honorary Cast Members of HKFT (1995)

Comedy, Horror, Mystery

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First show dedicated to 'Horror/Sci-Fi Icons' who actually came to the Studio. All except one came to the show 5 times or more to be part of the 'Madness'. Not bad for a: 'No-talent Horror Host'/'No-Budget'/Dangerous Area.

Stars: David Miranda, Forrest J. Ackerman, Maila Nurmi, Reggie Bannister

48. Horror Kung-Fu Theatre (1991– )
Episode: Horror/Kung-fu Theatre's '7th Christmas Special (1997)

Comedy, Horror, Mystery

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Nightshadow interviews Felix Silla, Nils Allen Stewart, 'Michel Qissi', Forrest J. Ackerman, Reggie Bannister, and shares a special in-depth interview with Maila Nurmi - the original Maila Nurmi.

Director: David Miranda | Stars: David Miranda, Felix Silla, Nils Allen Stewart, Michel Qissi

49. Dead Famous (2004–2006)
Episode: James Dean (2004)

TV-PG | Documentary, Biography, Mystery

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Stars: Gail Porter, Chris Fleming, George Barris, Maila Nurmi

50. The Final Day (2000– )
Episode: James Dean (2000)

Documentary, Biography

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Director: Mel Morpeth | Stars: George Barris, James Dean, Tara Fitzgerald, Otie V. Hunter