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1. Castle (2009– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Active

8.3
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After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.

Creator: Andrew W. Marlowe | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Molly C. Quinn, Susan Sullivan

Votes: 100,428

2. Scream (2015– )

45 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery | Post-production

What starts as a YouTube video going viral, soon leads to problems for the teenagers of Lakewood and serves as the catalyst for a murder that opens up a window to the town's troubled past.

Stars: Willa Fitzgerald, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Carlson Young, John Karna

3. Scream (1996)

R | 111 min | Horror, Mystery

7.2
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65 Metascore

A group of teens are pitted against a masked murderer that tests their knowledge of horror movies.

Writer: Kevin Williamson | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Skeet Ulrich

Votes: 195,862

4. Scream 4 (2011)

R | 111 min | Horror, Mystery

6.2
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52 Metascore

Ten years have passed, and Sidney Prescott, who has put herself back together thanks in part to her writing, is visited by the Ghostface Killer.

Writer: Kevin Williamson | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Lucy Hale

Votes: 92,787

5. The Hills Have Eyes (2006)

R | 107 min | Horror, Thriller

6.4
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52 Metascore

A suburban American family is being stalked by a group of psychotic people who live in the desert, far away from civilization.

Writers: Alexandre Aja, Grégory Levasseur, Wes Craven | Director: Alexandre Aja | Stars: Ted Levine, Kathleen Quinlan, Dan Byrd, Emilie de Ravin

Votes: 115,505

6. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

R | 91 min | Horror

7.5
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78 Metascore

Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. When the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep.

Writer: Wes Craven | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, John Saxon

Votes: 127,228

7. Boston Legal (2004–2008)

44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.5
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This Spinoff of The Practice will focus on Civil Law.

Creator: David E. Kelley | Stars: James Spader, William Shatner, Candice Bergen, Rene Auberjonois

Votes: 29,600

8. The Last House on the Left (2009)

R | 110 min | Horror

6.6
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42 Metascore

After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims: a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics.

Writers: Adam Alleca, Carl Ellsworth, Wes Craven | Director: Dennis Iliadis | Stars: Garret Dillahunt, Monica Potter, Tony Goldwyn, Michael Bowen

Votes: 59,649

9. A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.2
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35 Metascore

The spectre of a dead child rapist haunts the children of the parents who murdered him, stalking and killing them in their dreams.

Writers: Wesley Strick, Eric Heisserer, Wes Craven | Director: Samuel Bayer | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Rooney Mara, Kyle Gallner, Katie Cassidy

Votes: 67,176

10. Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)

R | 104 min | Comedy

6.9
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51 Metascore

The comic 'Bluntman and Chronic' is based on real-life stoners Jay and Silent Bob, so when they get no profit from a big-screen adaptation they set out to wreck the movie.

Writer: Kevin Smith | Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith, Ben Affleck, Jeff Anderson

Votes: 119,178

11. Scream 2 (1997)

R | 120 min | Horror, Mystery

6.1
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63 Metascore

Two years after the first series of murders, a new psychopath dons the Ghostface costume and a new string of killings begins.

Writer: Kevin Williamson | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Jada Pinkett Smith

Votes: 111,131

12. Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

R | 97 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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37 Metascore

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.

Writers: Wes Craven, Victor Miller, Damian Shannon, Mark Swift | Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

Votes: 80,505

13. Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

6.8
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities.

Creator: Jimmy Kimmel | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett, Guillermo Rodriguez

Votes: 6,169

14. The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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32 Metascore

A group of National Guard trainees find themselves battling against a vicious group of mutants on their last day of training in the desert.

Writers: Wes Craven, Jonathan Craven | Director: Martin Weisz | Stars: Daniella Alonso, Jacob Vargas, Michael Bailey Smith, Cécile Breccia

Votes: 44,175

15. Scream 3 (2000)

R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery

5.5
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56 Metascore

While Sidney and her friends visit the Hollywood set of Stab 3, the third film based on the Woodsboro murders, a new Ghostface begins to terrorize them once again.

Writers: Kevin Williamson, Ehren Kruger | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 87,233

16. Red Eye (2005)

PG-13 | 85 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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71 Metascore

A woman is kidnapped by a stranger on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father, she is pulled into a plot to assist her captor in offing a politician.

Writers: Carl Ellsworth, Dan Foos | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Rachel McAdams, Cillian Murphy, Brian Cox, Laura Johnson

Votes: 87,427

17. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show | Active

8.9
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America's top fake news show.

Creators: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 23,644

19. Feast (2005)

R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

6.4
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43 Metascore

Patrons locked inside of a bar are forced to fight monsters.

Writers: Marcus Dunstan, Patrick Melton | Director: John Gulager | Stars: Navi Rawat, Krista Allen, Balthazar Getty, Judah Friedlander

Votes: 23,786

20. The Last House on the Left (1972)

X | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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A pair of teenage girls are headed to a rock concert for one's birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, the girls are kidnapped by a gang of psychotic convicts.

Writer: Wes Craven | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Sandra Peabody, Lucy Grantham, David Hess, Fred J. Lincoln

Votes: 23,041

21. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

X | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger - who stalks his victims in their dreams - learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back.

Writers: Wes Craven, Bruce Wagner, Frank Darabont, Chuck Russell | Director: Chuck Russell | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Craig Wasson, Patricia Arquette

Votes: 42,332

22. Dracula 2000 (2000)

R | 99 min | Horror, Thriller

4.9
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26 Metascore

A group of thieves break into a chamber expecting to find paintings, but instead they release the count himself, who travels to New Orleans to find his nemesis' daughter, Mary Van Helsing.

Writers: Joel Soisson, Patrick Lussier | Director: Patrick Lussier | Stars: Gerard Butler, Justine Waddell, Jonny Lee Miller, Christopher Plummer

Votes: 25,552

23. Pulse (I) (2006)

PG-13 | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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27 Metascore

When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.

Writers: Wes Craven, Ray Wright, Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Director: Jim Sonzero | Stars: Kristen Bell, Rick Gonzalez, Christina Milian, Ian Somerhalder

Votes: 23,595

24. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

R | 87 min | Horror

5.3
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A teenage boy is haunted in his dreams by Freddy Krueger who is out to possess him to continue his murdering in the real world.

Writers: David Chaskin, Wes Craven | Director: Jack Sholder | Stars: Robert Englund, Mark Patton, Kim Myers, Robert Rusler

Votes: 36,809

25. The Hills Have Eyes (1977)

X | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

6.4
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On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.

Writer: Wes Craven | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Suze Lanier-Bramlett, Robert Houston, John Steadman, Janus Blythe

Votes: 19,429

26. The People Under the Stairs (1991)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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Two adults and a juvenile burglar break into a house occupied by a brother and sister and their stolen children and can't escape.

Writer: Wes Craven | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A.J. Langer

Votes: 21,065

27. New Nightmare (1994)

R | 112 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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A demonic force has chosen Freddy Krueger as its portal to the real world. Can Heather play the part of Nancy one last time and trap the evil trying to enter our world?

Writer: Wes Craven | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Jeff Davis, Miko Hughes

Votes: 32,827

28. My Soul to Take (2010)

R | 107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.8
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25 Metascore

A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.

Writer: Wes Craven | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Max Thieriot, John Magaro, Denzel Whitaker, Zena Grey

Votes: 14,912

29. Diary of the Dead (2007)

R | 95 min | Horror

5.7
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66 Metascore

A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie of their own.

Writer: George A. Romero | Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Michelle Morgan, Joshua Close, Shawn Roberts, Amy Lalonde

Votes: 38,574

30. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.7
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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

Votes: 908

31. Cursed (2005)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

4.9
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31 Metascore

A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults, who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill their attacker if they hope to change their fate to avoid becoming werewolves too.

Writer: Kevin Williamson | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Christina Ricci, Jesse Eisenberg, Portia de Rossi, Mya

Votes: 24,286

32. The Breed (2006)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

5.0
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A group of five college kids are forced to match wits with unwelcoming residents when they fly to a "deserted" island for a party weekend.

Writers: Robert Conte, Peter Wortmann | Director: Nicholas Mastandrea | Stars: Michelle Rodriguez, Oliver Hudson, Taryn Manning, Eric Lively

Votes: 9,295

33. Swamp Thing (1982)

PG | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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After a violent incident with a special chemical, a research scientist is turned into a swamp plant monster.

Writers: Wes Craven, Len Wein, Bernie Wrightson | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Louis Jourdan, Adrienne Barbeau, Ray Wise, David Hess

Votes: 8,243

34. A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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Freddy Krueger returns once again to terrorize the dreams of the remaining Dream Warriors, as well as those of a young woman who may know the way to defeat him for good.

Writers: Wes Craven, William Kotzwinkle, Brian Helgeland, Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat | Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Robert Englund, Rodney Eastman, Lisa Wilcox, Andras Jones

Votes: 31,130

35. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

Votes: 4,919

36. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

4.9
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Freddy Krueger returns once again to haunt both the dreams of his daughter and Springwood's last surviving teenager.

Writers: Wes Craven, Rachel Talalay, Michael De Luca | Director: Rachel Talalay | Stars: Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Shon Greenblatt, Lezlie Deane

Votes: 26,913

37. A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through ... See full summary »

Writers: Wes Craven, John Skipp, Craig Spector, Leslie Bohem | Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Kelly Jo Minter, Danny Hassel

Votes: 25,531

38. The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show | Active

8.3
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Making a satire out of the entire Late Night Show concept Scotsman Craig Ferguson hosts his show with a robot skeleton and a "horse" as his sidekicks. The show features the stereotypical parts of a Late Show, but all in their own, raw way.

Stars: Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens, Josh Robert Thompson, Joseph Bolter

Votes: 7,735

39. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 860

40. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

Votes: 10,390

41. Music of the Heart (1999)

PG | 124 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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54 Metascore

Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids.

Writer: Pamela Gray | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Meryl Streep, Cloris Leachman, Henry Dinhofer, Michael Angarano

Votes: 8,951

42. They (2002)

PG-13 | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.8
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31 Metascore

After witnessing a horrific and traumatic event, Julia Lund, a graduate student in psychology, gradually comes to the realization that everything which scared her as a child could be real. ... See full summary »

Writer: Brendan Hood | Director: Robert Harmon | Stars: Laura Regan, Marc Blucas, Ethan Embry, Dagmara Dominczyk

Votes: 10,303

43. Home (I)

Thriller | Post-production

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Writer: Adam Alleca | Director: Dennis Iliadis | Stars: Genesis Rodriguez, Topher Grace, Patricia Clarkson, Callan Mulvey

44. Deadly Friend (1986)

R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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Paul is a new kid in town with a robot named "BB". He befriends Samantha and the three of them have a lot of good times together. That is, until Samantha's abusive father throws her down ... See full summary »

Writers: Diana Henstell, Bruce Joel Rubin | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Matthew Labyorteaux, Kristy Swanson, Michael Sharrett, Anne Twomey

Votes: 4,318

45. Inside Deep Throat (2005)

NC-17 | 92 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.8
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64 Metascore

More than 30 years after Deep Throat's provocative debut, this documentary examines the legacy that the most profitable film of all-time left on society.

Writers: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato | Directors: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato | Stars: Linda Lovelace, Harry Reems, Dennis Hopper, Gerard Damiano

Votes: 5,311

46. Wishmaster (1997)

R | 90 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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A demonic djinn attempts to grant its owner three wishes, which will allow him to summon his brethren to earth.

Writer: Peter Atkins | Director: Robert Kurtzman | Stars: Tammy Lauren, Andrew Divoff, Robert Englund, Chris Lemmon

Votes: 14,189

47. The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)

R | 98 min | Horror

6.4
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An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies.

Writers: Wade Davis, Richard Maxwell, Adam Rodman | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Bill Pullman, Cathy Tyson, Zakes Mokae, Paul Winfield

Votes: 15,720

48. Shocker (1989)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.3
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After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.

Writer: Wes Craven | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Michael Murphy, Mitch Pileggi, Peter Berg, Sam Scarber

Votes: 9,945

49. Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance

4.4
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27 Metascore

Maximillian is the only survivor from a race of vampires on a Caribbean Island, and as a vampire, he must find a mate to keep the line from ending. He knows that a child had been born to a ... See full summary »

Writers: Eddie Murphy, Vernon Lynch, Charlie Murphy, Michael Lucker, Chris Parker | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Allen Payne, Kadeem Hardison

Votes: 15,693

50. Freddy's Nightmares (1988–1990)

TV-14 | 60 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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Freddy, the dream serial-killer, hosts this anthology of stories set in Springwood.

Creator: Wes Craven | Stars: Robert Englund, Todd Allen, Sandahl Bergman, Anne E. Curry

Votes: 1,743