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1. Rear Window (1954)

Approved | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.6
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A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder.

Writers: John Michael Hayes, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

2. Original Sin (2001)

R | 116 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

6.0
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33 Metascore

A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp. Remake of François Truffaut's 1969 film 'Mississippi Mermaid'

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, Michael Cristofer | Director: Michael Cristofer | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Angelina Jolie, Thomas Jane, Jack Thompson

3. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

4. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series hosted by the master of suspense and mystery. When the series Alfred Hitchcock Presents was revived in 1962, the name was changed, but the ... See full summary »

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

5. Thriller (1960–1962)

49 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.4
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Anthology series hosted by Boris Karloff that originally told ordinary tales of crime and mystery, but later became a showcase for gothic horror stories, many of which were based on works ... See full summary »

Stars: Boris Karloff, Richard Peel, Henry Daniell, David Frankham

6. Cloak & Dagger (1984)

PG | 101 min | Action, Family, Adventure

6.4
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11-year-old Davey, whose mother is dead and whose father doesn't spend nearly enough time with him. So the boy loses himself in video games--and even has an imaginary friend, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Holland, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman, Michael Murphy, Christina Nigra

7. The Hunger (1997–2000)

R | 24 min | Drama, Horror

6.3
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Terence Stamp and David Bowie host a horror anthology show, introducing the evening's story. The stories are steamy, erotic tales dealing with power, sex, lust and driving urges.

Creator: Jeff Fazio | Stars: Terence Stamp, David Bowie, Richard Jutras, Kim Feeney

8. Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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Connie Doyle is eighteen and pregnant her boyfriend has kicked her out. She accidentaly ends up on a train where she meets Hugh Winterbourne and his wife Patricia who is pregnant. The train... See full summary »

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, Phoef Sutton, Lisa-Maria Radano | Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Ricki Lake, Brendan Fraser, Miguel Sandoval

9. Playhouse 90 (1956–1961)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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Stars: Richard Joy, Charles Bickford, Kim Hunter, Franchot Tone

10. The Bride Wore Black (1968)

Unrated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Julie Kohler is prevented from suicide by her mother. She leaves the town. She will track down, charm and kill five men who do not know her. What is her goal ? What is her purpose ?

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, François Truffaut, Jean-Louis Richard | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Claude Brialy, Michel Bouquet, Charles Denner

11. Rear Window (1998 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.5
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Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, Eric Overmyer, Larry Gross | Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Daryl Hannah, Robert Forster, Ruben Santiago-Hudson

12. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1985–1989)

22 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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Updated remakes of classic stories originally produced by the Master of Suspense.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Bernard Behrens, Cynthia Belliveau, David B. Nichols

13. Fallen Angels (1993–1995)

30 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.4
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Stars: Dan Hedaya, Lynette Walden, Peter Gallagher, Patrick Masset

14. The Window (1949)

TV-G | 73 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

7.5
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To avoid the heat of a sweltering summer night a 9 year old Manhattan boy decides to sleep on the fire escape and witnesses a murder, no one will believe him.

Writers: Mel Dinelli, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Ted Tetzlaff | Stars: Bobby Driscoll, Barbara Hale, Arthur Kennedy, Paul Stewart

15. General Electric Theater (1953–1962)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

6.0
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Stars: Ronald Reagan, Edgar Buchanan, Lee Marvin, Nancy Reagan

16. Climax! (1954–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.4
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Stars: William Lundigan, Art Gilmore, Harry Townes, Michael Rennie

17. Lux Video Theatre (1950–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Live dramatic shows featuring Hollywood stars. Initially, the show was a 30-minute weekly show but when it moved to NBC in August 1954, the show was extended to 60-minutes and the plays ... See full summary »

Stars: Ken Carpenter, Jay Jackson, Otto Kruger, Gordon MacRae

18. Phantom Lady (1944)

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

7.4
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A beautiful secretary risks her life to try to find the elusive woman who may prove her boss didn't murder his selfish wife.

Writers: Bernard C. Schoenfeld, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Franchot Tone, Ella Raines, Alan Curtis, Aurora Miranda

19. The Chase (1946)

Approved | 86 min | Film-Noir

6.7
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Chuck Scott gets a job as chauffeur to tough guy Eddie Roman; but Chuck's involvement with Eddie's fearful wife becomes a nightmare.

Writers: Philip Yordan, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Arthur Ripley | Stars: Robert Cummings, Michèle Morgan, Steve Cochran, Lloyd Corrigan

20. Suspicion (1957–1958)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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The show consisted of 40 episodes, half were live and half were on film. The shows, often involving murder, were designed to confuse and mystify the audience and dealt with their fears and ... See full summary »

Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Mike Ragan, Marian Seldes, Jack Klugman

21. The Leopard Man (1943)

Approved | 66 min | Horror, Thriller

6.9
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A seemingly tame leopard used for a publicity stunt escapes and kills a young girl, spreading panic throughout a sleepy new Mexico town.

Writers: Ardel Wray, Edward Dein, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Margo, Jean Brooks, Isabel Jewell

22. Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972)

Unrated | 92 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A woman, a survivor of a failed murder attempt by a person dubbed "The Half-Moon Killer" by the police, and her husband must find the connecting thread between herself, six other women, and... See full summary »

Writers: Roberto Gianviti, Paul Hengge, Umberto Lenzi | Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Antonio Sabato, Uschi Glas, Pier Paolo Capponi, Rossella Falk

23. Suspense (1949–1954)

25 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Live plays featuring people who were in dangerous and threatening situations.

Stars: Rex Marshall, Robert Emhardt, John Baragrey, Mildred Natwick

24. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.9
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Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

25. Martha (I) (1974 TV Movie)

116 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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A single woman in her early thirties, Martha (Margit Carstensen) is on vacation with her father in Rome when he has a heart attack and falls down dead. She reacts rather indifferently and ... See full summary »

Writer: Cornell Woolrich | Director: Rainer Werner Fassbinder | Stars: Margit Carstensen, Karlheinz Böhm, Barbara Valentin, Peter Chatel

26. Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Fantasy, Film-Noir

7.2
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When phony stage mentalist Triton mysteriously acquires supernatural powers of precognition, he becomes frightened and abandons his act to live of anonymity.

Writers: Barré Lyndon, Jonathan Latimer, Cornell Woolrich | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Gail Russell, John Lund, Virginia Bruce

27. Mississippi Mermaid (1969)

GP | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Louis Mahe is a tobacco planter at Reunion Island. He is waiting for Julie Roussel to marry her. He only knows her by mail. The woman that comes does not like the picture he got, but he ... See full summary »

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, François Truffaut | Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Nelly Borgeaud, Martine Ferrière

28. Robert Montgomery Presents (1950–1957)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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Hollywood actor-director-producer Robert Montgomery introduced each telecast, sometimes interviewing one of the stars and sometimes appearing in the play himself.

Stars: Robert Montgomery, John Newland, Vaughn Taylor, Elizabeth Montgomery

29. Schlitz Playhouse (1951–1959)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Stars: James Mason, Irene Dunne, John Doucette, Walter Coy

30. Fear in the Night (1947)

Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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A man dreams he committed murder, then begins to suspect it was real.

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, Maxwell Shane | Director: Maxwell Shane | Stars: Paul Kelly, DeForest Kelley, Ann Doran, Kay Scott

31. Darkroom (1981–1982)

60 min | Horror, Thriller, Fantasy

7.1
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An anthology horror/thriller series, along the same lines as "Twilight Zone" or "Night Gallery." Each week features a new story and a new cast.

Stars: James Coburn, Helen Hunt, Randy Powell, Quinn Cummings

32. The Ford Television Theatre (1952–1957)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

8.1
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Stars: Philip Carey, Laraine Day, Willis Bouchey, Thomas Mitchell

33. I'm Dangerous Tonight (1990 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

4.7
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An ancient Aztec cloth with a curse accidentally finds its way into the possession of a young woman. She decides to make a dress from the cloth. Whoever wears this cloth/dress comes under ... See full summary »

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, Bruce Lansbury, Philip John Taylor | Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Mädchen Amick, Corey Parker, Daisy Hall, R. Lee Ermey

34. Black Angel (1946)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery

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When Kirk Bennett is convicted of a singer's murder, his wife tries to prove him innocent...aided by the victim's ex-husband.

Writers: Roy Chanslor, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Dan Duryea, June Vincent, Peter Lorre, Broderick Crawford

35. No Man of Her Own (1950)

98 min | Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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Helen Ferguson, pregnant, penniless and dumped by her boyfriend Steve Morley, takes the identity of the pregnant Patrice Harkness, when she and her husband are killed in a train crash. The ... See full summary »

Writers: Sally Benson, Catherine Turney, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, John Lund, Jane Cowl, Phyllis Thaxter

36. Four Star Playhouse (1952–1956)

30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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This show featured four rotating stars, Charles Boyer, David Niven, Ida Lupino and Dick Powell in individual episodes consisting of everything from comedy to drama.

Stars: David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer, Ida Lupino

37. Actor's Studio (1948–1950)

30 min | Drama

7.0
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Produced by the ABC as its television network was just getting off the ground, this program was one of the first dramatic series television to attract top-name actors and actresses. ... See full summary »

Stars: Marc Connelly, George Keane, Don Hanmer, Nancy Franklin

38. Deadline at Dawn (1946)

Approved | 83 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Romance

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A sailor on leave appears to have killed a woman. He has until dawn to find the real killer, aided by a weary dance hall girl.

Writers: Clifford Odets, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Harold Clurman | Stars: Susan Hayward, Bill Williams, Paul Lukas, Joseph Calleia

39. Lights Out (1946–1952)

30 min | Mystery, Thriller, Horror

7.4
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Stars: Frank Gallop, Jack La Rue, Mercer McLeod, Leslie Nielsen

40. She's No Angel (2001 TV Movie)

Drama, Thriller

5.4
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A young woman on the run allows grieving parents to believe she is their late son's wife.

Writer: Rachel Feldman | Director: Rachel Feldman | Stars: Tracey Gold, Kevin Dobson, Dee Wallace, Cameron Bancroft

41. Journey to the Unknown (1968– )

60 min | Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi

8.2
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A British anthology series about everyday people finding themselves put into unusual circumstances...many of them supernatural in nature.

Stars: Michael Callan, Joseph Cotten, Brandon De Wilde, Julie Harris

42. Union City (1980)

PG | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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A man is so obsessed with finding the person responsible for stealing his milk bottles that he ignores his beautiful young wife, who has other ideas on her mind.

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, Marcus Reichert | Director: Marcus Reichert | Stars: Dennis Lipscomb, Deborah Harry, Sam McMurray, Terry Walsh

43. Nightmare (1956)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

6.4
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A musician has a nightmare in which he killed a man. When he wakes up he finds evidence that the crime really took place and tries to find the truth with the help of his brother-in-law who ... See full summary »

Writers: Cornell Woolrich, Maxwell Shane | Director: Maxwell Shane | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Kevin McCarthy, Connie Russell, Virginia Christine

44. Seven Footprints to Satan (1929)

60 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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A young man of society wants to make an expedition to Africa, but his fiancée asks him for help about one of her fathers guests shortly before his planed departure. Her suspects about that ... See full summary »

Writers: Abraham Merritt, Benjamin Christensen, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Benjamin Christensen | Stars: Thelma Todd, Creighton Hale, Sheldon Lewis, William V. Mong

45. La pupa del gangster (1975)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

5.5
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A happy-go-lucky prostitute gets mixed up with the Mafia.

Writers: Ernesto Gastaldi, Tom Rowe, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Giorgio Capitani | Stars: Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni, Aldo Maccione, Pierre Brice

46. Street of Chance (1942)

74 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

6.5
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Writers: Garrett Fort, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Jack Hively | Stars: Burgess Meredith, Claire Trevor, Louise Platt, Sheldon Leonard

47. Studio 57 (1954–1958)

30 min | Drama, Family

8.7
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This dramatic-anthology series went into open syndication when the DuMont Television Network ceased operations.

Stars: Paul Bryar, Tim Graham, Marguerite Chapman, Robert Armstrong

48. You'll Never See Me Again (1973 TV Movie)

73 min | Mystery

7.7
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After a couple have an argument, the wife disappears. The husband searches for her, only to discover evidence that implicates him in her murder.

Writers: William Wood, Gerald Di Pego, Cornell Woolrich | Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: David Hartman, Jane Wyatt, Ralph Meeker, Jess Walton

49. Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (1955–1958)

30 min | Drama

7.6
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Stars: Jane Wyman, Paul Bryar, Edith Evanson, Anthony Eustrel

50. Stage 7 (1955– )

30 min

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Stars: Dan Barton, Gordon Mills, Macdonald Carey, Frank Lovejoy