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1. Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

Passed | 175 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.8
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A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.

Directors: Michael Anderson, John Farrow | Stars: David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Newton

Votes: 19,536 | Gross: $42.00M

2. Marquis de Sade's Justine (1969)

R | 90 min | Drama, Horror

5.3
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A woman named Justine is used and abused by all manner of perverts, freaks and sexual deviants.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Romina Power, Maria Rohm, Rosemary Dexter

Votes: 1,162

3. Vampyros Lesbos (1971)

89 min | Horror

5.5
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An erotic horror tale about a vixen vampiress seducing and killing women to appease her insatiable thirst for female blood.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Soledad Miranda, Dennis Price, Paul Muller, Ewa Strömberg

Votes: 3,436

4. Chimes at Midnight (1965)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, History

8.0
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The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Margaret Rutherford, John Gielgud

Votes: 5,569 | Gross: $0.12M

5. Barbed Wire Dolls (1976)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

4.7
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Women's prison tale, with Lina Romay as Maria who is jailed after killing her father, played by director Jess Franco, who tries to rape her. Lesbian wardens, torture, nudity, sex, insanity and conspiracy round out the formula.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Paul Muller, Monica Swinn, Roger Darton

Votes: 861

6. Die Sklavinnen (1977)

70 min | Crime, Drama

4.6
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When a woman has been found by the police she tells of being kidnapped, drugged and tortured by 'Arminda' (Lina Romay). For many years they have been trying to shut down Arminda's sex ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Martine Stedil, Vítor Mendes, Esther Moser

Votes: 195

7. La nuit des étoiles filantes (1973)

Not Rated | 92 min | Horror

4.7
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A girl arrives from London to visit her estranged relatives in a remote castle for the reading of her father's will. After a while she discovers that they are all in fact dead and her ... See full summary »

Directors: Jesús Franco, Jean Rollin, Pierre Quérut | Stars: Christina von Blanc, Carmen Yazalde, Rosa Palomar, Anne Libert

Votes: 1,713

8. Hellhole Women (1981)

Unrated | 67 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.8
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A newlywed couple in love finds a seemingly desolate place to park the car and make love. Soon, they will face prison's cruel reality.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Ajita Wilson, Andrea Guzon, Ursula Buchfellner, Antonio Mayans

Votes: 760

9. Tropical Inferno (1978)

75 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.5
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Somewhere in the jungles of South America mercenaries stop a truck which has allegedly loaded fruit. The cargo turns out to be six young women. Apprehended and handed over to the custody of the local women's prison.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Karine Gambier, Howard Vernon, Susan Hemingway, Aida Gouveia

Votes: 511

10. Eugenie... the Story of Her Journey Into Perversion (1970)

X | 87 min | Drama, Horror

5.6
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An innocent girl goes to spend the weekend on an island with a woman and her brother, but soon she finds herself entangled in a web of dream-like sexual experiments.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Maria Rohm, Marie Liljedahl, Jack Taylor, Christopher Lee

Votes: 1,150

11. Wanda, the Wicked Warden (1977)

90 min | Horror

4.6
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Ilsa, now a vicious warden, runs a mental-hospital for young women. A girl deliberately "checks" in to the hospital to find out what has happened to her sister who stayed there. Meanwhile ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Dyanne Thorne, Tania Busselier, Lina Romay, Eric Falk

Votes: 1,767

12. Count Dracula (1970)

PG | 98 min | Horror

5.8
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Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Christopher Lee, Herbert Lom, Klaus Kinski, Maria Rohm

Votes: 1,986

13. 55 Days at Peking (1963)

Unrated | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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During the 1900 Boxer Rebellion against foreigners in China, U.S. Marine Major Matt Lewis, aided by British Consul Sir Arthur Robertson, devises a strategy to keep the rebels at bay until an international military relief force arrives.

Directors: Nicholas Ray, Guy Green | Stars: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven, Flora Robson

Votes: 4,852

14. Sie tötete in Ekstase (1971)

73 min | Horror

6.0
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A young doctor kills himself after a medical committee terminates his research into human embryos, considering it too inhumane. His wife then seeks revenge on those who drove her husband to... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Soledad Miranda, Fred Williams, Paul Muller, Howard Vernon

Votes: 1,020

15. Viaje de novios (1956)

88 min | Comedy

4.8
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Specialized in arranging weddings, Federico arranges marriage by proxy between Ana and Juan, two friends of his who do not know each other. Juan arrives by plane to Spain after spending ten... See full summary »

Director: León Klimovsky | Stars: Analía Gadé, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Lída Baarová, Rolf Wanka

Votes: 17

16. Eugénie (1973)

X | 86 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Eugenie, a beautiful but shy young girl, lives with her stepfather, a famous writer specializing in stories of erotica. One day she happens to read one of his "erotic" books and its power ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Soledad Miranda, Paul Muller, Andrea Montchal, Greta Schmidt

Votes: 695

17. Women Behind Bars (1975)

75 min | Crime, Thriller

3.9
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A small-time hood brings the attention of the law with an insurance scam and diamond theft, but things become even more interesting when his moll murders him and is slammed behind bars ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Martine Stedil, Nathalie Chape, Roger Darton

Votes: 429

18. Venus in Furs (1969)

R | 86 min | Thriller

5.8
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A musician finds the corpse of a beautiful woman on the beach. The woman returns from the dead to take revenge on the group of wealthy sadists responsible for her death.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: James Darren, Barbara McNair, Maria Rohm, Klaus Kinski

Votes: 1,434

19. El caníbal (1980)

Not Rated | 102 min | Horror

3.3
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A Vietnam veteran heads to an island inhabited by cannibals to save a kidnapped model not only from her kidnappers, but also from the cannibals' lurking Devil god.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Ursula Buchfellner, Al Cliver, Antonio Mayans, Antonio de Cabo

Votes: 890

20. Love Letters of a Portuguese Nun (1977)

80 min | Drama, Adventure, Horror

5.6
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16-year-old Maria is forced into Serra D'Aires convent, secretly run by Satanists. Her confessor is in collusion with the Mother Superior. Maria is tortured, forced into sex with men, women... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Susan Hemingway, William Berger, Herbert Fux, Ana Zanatti

Votes: 786

21. Plaisir a trois (1974)

87 min | Drama

5.9
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After her recent release from a deep psychiatric care institution, a Libertine-styled countess goes back to her very evil ways and fixes her eyes on a pretty girl with the intention to destroy her after fully corrupting her body and soul.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Alice Arno, Robert Woods, Howard Vernon, Tania Busselier

Votes: 124

22. Das Frauenhaus (1977)

75 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.9
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Nightclub owner and erotic dancer Rita Blue uses her place as a front for working undercover as a spy. Motivated by her vehement hatred of men that stems from having been sexually abused as... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Martine Fléty, Sarah Strasberg, Dagmar Bürger, Pamela Stanford

Votes: 341

23. Frauen ohne Unschuld (1978)

76 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.9
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Margarita, the only witness of a brutal murder, has temporary amnesia due to shock. She's sent to a psychiatric clinic where a masked man rapes her and kills another woman. She must piece her memory back together before he returns.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Nanda Van Bergen, Michael Maien, Esther Studer

Votes: 188

24. Le journal intime d'une nymphomane (1973)

86 min | Drama

5.8
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Linda Vargas picks up Ortiz in a bar where she works in a lesbian show with Maria Toledano. She seduces him, phones the police and kills herself. Ortiz is held on suspicion of her murder. ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Howard Vernon, Doris Thomas, Anne Libert, Jacqueline Laurent

Votes: 198

25. Succubus (1968)

X | 79 min | Horror

5.6
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Janine Reynaud stars as a nightclub stripper who free-floats through a spectral 60's landscape littered with dream-figures, dancing midgets and bizarre S&M games.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Janine Reynaud, Jack Taylor, Adrian Hoven, Howard Vernon

Votes: 764

26. Female Vampire (1975)

Not Rated | 72 min | Horror

4.9
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A beautiful female vampire lures men to their doom.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Jack Taylor, Alice Arno, Monica Swinn

Votes: 1,379

27. Eurotrash (1993– )

30 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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A 30-minute magazine-format programme in English. Despite being a big-budget show, it was surreal and had a deliberate low-budget feel.

Stars: Antoine de Caunes, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Lolo Ferrari, Maria McErlane

Votes: 206

28. Killer Barbys (1996)

Unrated | 87 min | Horror

3.2
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While driving on tour late night through a lonely road in the countryside of Spain, the van of the punk band "Killer Barbys" has an accident and breaks down. A creepy old man invites the ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Santiago Segura, Mariangela Giordano, Aldo Sambrell, Charlie S. Chaplin

Votes: 635

29. Diamonds of Kilimandjaro (1983)

Not Rated | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

3.3
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A group of adventurers head to a primitive tribe in Africa to find a treasure of diamonds and a beautiful white girl who was lost years ago and was made the tribe's goddess.

Directors: Jesús Franco, Olivier Mathot | Stars: Katja Bienert, Antonio Mayans, Aline Mess, Albino Graziani

Votes: 430

30. Ópalo de fuego: Mercaderes del sexo (1980)

96 min | Thriller

4.8
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The Spanish language version omits the entire opening sequence that establishes the story line for the film... See full synopsis »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Lynn Monteil, Olivier Mathot, Joëlle Le Quément

Votes: 76

31. Die Säge des Todes (1981)

90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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Girls are killed at a language-school in Spain.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Olivia Pascal, Christoph Moosbrugger, Nadja Gerganoff, Jasmin Losensky

Votes: 1,310

32. Rio 70 (1969)

Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Adventure

4.7
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Sumuru, the beautiful leader of the all-female kingdom of Femina, plans to use her women to take over the world.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Shirley Eaton, Richard Wyler, George Sanders, Maria Rohm

Votes: 555

33. 99 Women (1969)

Unrated | 86 min | Crime, Drama

4.8
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New inmate Marie arrives at an island prison in the women's sector and receives the number 99. The inmates are controlled by the sadistic lesbian warden Thelma Diaz and Governor Santos and ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Maria Schell, Luciana Paluzzi, Mercedes McCambridge, Herbert Lom

Votes: 1,014

34. Sexy Sisters (1977)

85 min | Crime

4.6
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Countess Edna Luise Von Stein keeps her disturbed sister Milly prisoner. Confined to her bed, Milly suffers from a deep sexual trauma resulting from being raped as a child by a muscular ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Pamela Stanford, Karine Gambier, Jack Taylor, Esther Moser

Votes: 369

35. Les démons (1973)

R | 79 min | Horror

5.6
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A group of nun's become possessed by demons and are then tortured in a dungeon of horrors during the inquisition.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Anne Libert, Carmen Yazalde, Doris Thomas, Karin Field

Votes: 400

36. Jack the Ripper (1976)

R | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Josephine Chaplin, Andreas Mannkopff, Herbert Fux

Votes: 1,203

37. Les possédées du diable (1974)

X | 81 min | Horror

6.0
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A man is tormented by an ex-lover, Lorna, who posseses a strange power over a women, including the man's daughter.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Pamela Stanford, Guy Delorme, Lina Romay, Jacqueline Laurent

Votes: 378

38. Paula-Paula (2010 Video)

66 min

4.3
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What you first need to understand before watching Jess Franco's Paula-Paula is that it's not a normal movie. There's not script, there's a beginning and ending, but something else in ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Carmen Montes, Paula Davis, Lina Romay

Votes: 80

39. Che! (1969)

PG | 96 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.0
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Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Omar Sharif, Jack Palance, Cesare Danova, Robert Loggia

Votes: 707 | Gross: $2.00M

40. Ballet of Blood (2015)

98 min | Horror

2.5
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Two ballerinas plan a gruesome attack on the ballet school that mistreated them.

Director: Jared Masters | Stars: Julia Faye West, Dallas Chandler, Kimberly Cohen, Jesse Aaron

Votes: 133

41. La maldición de Frankenstein (1973)

94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.3
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Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Morpho are killed just as they bring their creation to life. The monster is taken by Cagliostro and he now controls the monster and plans to have it mate and create the perfect master race.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Alberto Dalbés, Dennis Price, Howard Vernon, Beatriz Savón

Votes: 403

42. Lust for Frankenstein (1998 Video)

82 min | Horror

3.2
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Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Michelle Bauer, Lina Romay, Analía Ivars, Carlos Subterfuge

Votes: 246

43. Zombie Lake (1981)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

3.0
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In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back.

Directors: Jean Rollin, Julian de Laserna | Stars: Howard Vernon, Pierre-Marie Escourrou, Anouchka, Antonio Mayans

Votes: 2,578

44. Macumba sexual (1983)

Unrated | 80 min | Horror

5.3
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Princess Obongo, the Goddess of Unspeakable Lust, uses dark powers to ensnare a hapless couple of yuppies, so that she can imbue them with evil and conquer the world.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Ajita Wilson, Lina Romay, Antonio Mayans, Lorna Green

Votes: 398

45. Nosferatu vs. Father Pipecock & Sister Funk (2014)

134 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

2.9
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From TWI STUDIOS ( The fun, friendly makers of: FRANKENPIMP!, VIXEN HIGHWAY 2006: It Came From Uranus, & ACID HEAD: The Buzzard Nuts County Slaughter ), comes this reimagining /... See full summary »

Directors: Tony Watt, Vivita, John Migliore | Stars: Max Schreck, Vivita, Tony Watt, John Migliore

Votes: 54

46. Faraday (2013)

82 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.3
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Director: Norberto Ramos del Val | Stars: Javier Bódalo, Diana Gómez, Daniela Costa, Alba García

Votes: 116

47. White Cannibal Queen (1980)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror

3.1
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A man who lost an arm and his family to a tribe of cannibals returns ten years later to bring back his teenager daughter, only to find that she grew up into a beautiful blonde woman who became the cannibals' queen.

Directors: Jesús Franco, Franco Prosperi | Stars: Al Cliver, Sabrina Siani, Jérôme Foulon, Lina Romay

Votes: 623

48. Death of a Cyclist (1955)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.8
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A couple having an affair strike a bicyclist with their car and do not offer aid out of fear of their relationship being exposed.

Director: Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: Lucia Bosé, Alberto Closas, Bruna Corrà, Carlos Casaravilla

Votes: 2,399

49. Faceless (1987)

98 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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When model Barbara Hallen disappears in France, her father's private detective traces her steps to a private plastic surgery clinic run by Dr.Flamand.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Helmut Berger, Brigitte Lahaie, Telly Savalas, Christopher Mitchum

Votes: 956

50. The Story of Linda (1981)

88 min | Adventure, Crime

5.0
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Betsy Norman is a happy assistant at a luxurious Spanish hotel. Shiela, the hotel owner, caters for all wishes of her clientele with another lucrative business, the brothel "Rio Amore" ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Katja Bienert, Ursula Buchfellner, Raquel Evans, Antonio Mayans

Votes: 255