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1. Citizen Kane (1941)

Approved | 119 min | Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 315,470

2. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

Approved | 79 min | Horror

7.0
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A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno

Votes: 18,553

3. American Experience (1988– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.4
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

Stars: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy, Oliver Platt

Votes: 1,012

4. The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

Not Rated | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.7
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Fascinated by gorgeous Mrs. Bannister, seaman Michael O'Hara joins a bizarre yachting cruise, and ends up mired in a complex murder plot.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Everett Sloane, Glenn Anders

Votes: 20,346 | Gross: $0.01M

5. This Island Earth (1955)

Approved | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war.

Director: Joseph M. Newman | Stars: Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue, Rex Reason, Lance Fuller

Votes: 7,096

6. The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)

Approved | 88 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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The spoiled young heir to the decaying Amberson fortune comes between his widowed mother and the man she has always loved.

Directors: Orson Welles, Fred Fleck, Robert Wise | Stars: Tim Holt, Joseph Cotten, Dolores Costello, Anne Baxter

Votes: 17,645

7. Revenge of the Creature (1955)

Approved | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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Men capture the creature from the Black Lagoon and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: John Agar, Lori Nelson, John Bromfield, Nestor Paiva

Votes: 4,019

8. Tarantula (1955)

Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A spider escapes from an isolated desert laboratory experimenting in giantism and grows to tremendous size as it wreaks havoc on the local inhabitants.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: John Agar, Mara Corday, Leo G. Carroll, Nestor Paiva

Votes: 6,668

9. It Came from Outer Space (1953)

Approved | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A spaceship from another world crashes in the Arizona desert and only an amateur stargazer and a schoolteacher suspect alien influence when the local townsfolk begin to act strangely.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Richard Carlson, Barbara Rush, Charles Drake, Joe Sawyer

Votes: 6,323

10. The Lawless Breed (1952)

Not Rated | 83 min | Western

6.4
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After being released from prison, former gun-fighter John Wesley Hardin hopes to have his autobiography published in order to rehabilitate his tarnished reputation.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Rock Hudson, Julie Adams, Mary Castle, John McIntire

Votes: 742

11. Chief Crazy Horse (1955)

86 min | Biography, Western

6.1
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This biography of the famous Lakota Sioux war chief is told entirely from the Indian viewpoint.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Victor Mature, Suzan Ball, John Lund, Ray Danton

Votes: 353

12. F for Fake (1973)

PG | 89 min | Documentary

7.8
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A documentary about fraud and fakery.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Oja Kodar, François Reichenbach, Elmyr de Hory

Votes: 11,159

13. Cave of Outlaws (1951)

Approved | 75 min | Western

5.9
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Released after serving 15 years in prison for train robbery Pete Carver being the only survivor of the gang goes looking for the loot in the caves where it was hidden.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Macdonald Carey, Alexis Smith, Edgar Buchanan, Victor Jory

Votes: 172

14. Macbeth (1948)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, History, War

7.6
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In 11th century Scotland, nobleman Macbeth and his wife plot to murder the king and usurp the throne in order to fulfill an evil prophecy made by three witches.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 4,939

15. The Mole People (1956)

Approved | 77 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

4.7
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A party of archaeologists discovers the remnants of a mutant five-millennia-old Sumerian civilization living beneath a glacier atop a mountain in Mesopotamia.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: John Agar, Cynthia Patrick, Hugh Beaumont, Alan Napier

Votes: 2,344

16. The Rare Breed (1966)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Western

6.4
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An English woman and her daughter enlist the aid of a cowboy to try and get their hardy hornless bull to mate with the longhorns of Texas, but have to overcome both greedy criminals and the natural elements.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith, Juliet Mills

Votes: 2,301

17. The Creature Walks Among Us (1956)

Approved | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.8
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A scientist captures the Creature and turns him into an air-breather, only for him to escape and start killing.

Director: John Sherwood | Stars: Jeff Morrow, Rex Reason, Leigh Snowden, Gregg Palmer

Votes: 2,183

18. The Deadly Mantis (1957)

Approved | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.7
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A giant prehistoric praying mantis, recently freed from the Arctic ice, voraciously preys on American military at the DEW Line and works its way south.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Craig Stevens, William Hopper, Alix Talton, Donald Randolph

Votes: 2,308

19. Love Happy (1949)

Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

5.8
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The Marx Brothers help young Broadway hopefuls while thwarting diamond thieves.

Director: David Miller | Stars: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Ilona Massey

Votes: 2,088

20. The Lively Set (1964)

95 min | Drama, Action

6.0
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Casey Owens (James Darren), a young mechanic, has developed a design for a turbine car engine, paving the way for a jet-powered auto certain to set a new land speed record. Wealthy playboy ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: James Darren, Pamela Tiffin, Doug McClure, Joanie Sommers

Votes: 159

21. The Land Unknown (1957)

Approved | 78 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Three men and a woman crash-land in a deep crater in Antarctica, where they find a prehistoric world.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Jock Mahoney, Shirley Patterson, William Reynolds, Henry Brandon

Votes: 1,058

22. Dawn at Socorro (1954)

Approved | 80 min | Romance, Western

6.4
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Gunfighter Brett Wade, diagnosed with tuberculosis, tries to get out of his former life while helping a young woman.

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Piper Laurie, David Brian, Kathleen Hughes

Votes: 275

23. The Space Children (1958)

Approved | 69 min | Sci-Fi

3.5
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An alien intelligence aborts the launching of a rocket with the help of a bunch of children.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Michel Ray, Adam Williams, Peggy Webber, Johnny Washbrook

Votes: 955

24. The Colossus of New York (1958)

Unrated | 70 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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A brilliant surgeon encases his dead son's brain in a large robot body, with unintended results...

Director: Eugène Lourié | Stars: John Baragrey, Mala Powers, Otto Kruger, Robert Hutton

Votes: 744

25. The Stand at Apache River (1953)

Approved | 77 min | Western

5.5
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At Apache River Station, the passengers of a stagecoach, the owners of the station, a sheriff and his prisoner and a few ferry passengers are besieged by a band of renegade Apaches.

Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: Stephen McNally, Julie Adams, Hugh Marlowe, Jaclynne Greene

Votes: 144

26. Too Much Johnson (1938)

67 min | Comedy

6.2
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A woman has two lovers. When one man finds out about the other, he acts as a villain and chases after the protagonist.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Virginia Nicolson, Edgar Barrier, Arlene Francis

Votes: 344

27. The Black Castle (1952)

Unrated | 82 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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Man investigates the disappearance of two of his friends who were the guests of a sinister Austrian count.

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: Richard Greene, Boris Karloff, Stephen McNally, Rita Corday

Votes: 712

28. Tom, Dick and Harry (1941)

Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.6
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Working girl Janie is proposed to by a conservative car salesman, a bohemian auto mechanic, and a millionaire playboy and must make a choice.

Director: Garson Kanin | Stars: Ginger Rogers, George Murphy, Alan Marshal, Burgess Meredith

Votes: 812

29. Gun for a Coward (1957)

Approved | 88 min | Western

6.0
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After the death of a rancher his three sons run the ranch but one of them is seen as a coward because of his reluctance to gunfight.

Director: Abner Biberman | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Jeffrey Hunter, Janice Rule, Chill Wills

Votes: 311

30. 100 Years of Horror (1996– )

Unrated | 343 min | Documentary, Horror

7.2
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Clips from Horror Films.

Stars: Christopher Lee, Roger Corman, Hugh M. Hefner, Fred Olen Ray

Votes: 252

31. The Falcon Takes Over (1942)

Approved | 65 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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The Falcon and reporter Ann Riordan try to solve a string of murders after an ex-wrestler, released from jail, goes looking for his girl friend.

Director: Irving Reis | Stars: George Sanders, Lynn Bari, James Gleason, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 598

32. Four Guns to the Border (1954)

Approved | 83 min | Western

6.1
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An outlaw gang on the lam encounters former associate Simon Bhumer and his gorgeous daughter, who's drawn to their leader Cully.

Director: Richard Carlson | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Colleen Miller, George Nader, Walter Brennan

Votes: 225

33. The Lady Takes a Flyer (1957)

Approved | 94 min | Drama

5.6
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Daredevil pilot Mike Dandridge goes into a business partnership with flight-school pal Al Reynolds and meets Maggie Colby, who's also a pilot. The two flyers take cargo to Japan, where they... See full summary »

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Lana Turner, Jeff Chandler, Richard Denning, Andra Martin

Votes: 112

34. The Treasure of Lost Canyon (1952)

Approved | 82 min | Adventure, Western

6.2
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Young David, orphaned en route to California, falls into the hands of medicine-show rascal Baltimore Dan. Years later, now a trained thief, he's adopted by eccentric 'Doc' Brown, retired ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Tetzlaff | Stars: William Powell, Julie Adams, Charles Drake, Rosemary DeCamp

Votes: 120

35. Riff-Raff (1947)

Approved | 80 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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A plane takes off from Peru (in a long no-dialogue scene) in a storm with two passengers; it lands in Panama with one. The missing man had valuable oil-location maps; everyone who is after ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Tetzlaff | Stars: Pat O'Brien, Walter Slezak, Anne Jeffreys, Percy Kilbride

Votes: 314

36. Johnny Dark (1954)

85 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Automobile engineer, Johnny Dark, designs a radical new car. When the owner refuses to sponsor the car in a Canada to Mexico Sports-car race, Johnny, with the aid of the owner's ... See full summary »

Director: George Sherman | Stars: Tony Curtis, Piper Laurie, Don Taylor, Paul Kelly

Votes: 201

37. Flesh and Fury (1952)

83 min | Drama

6.8
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A deaf boxer is exploited by a gold-digging blonde.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Tony Curtis, Jan Sterling, Mona Freeman, Wallace Ford

Votes: 206

38. Raw Wind in Eden (1958)

Approved | 93 min | Drama

6.4
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On a small Mediterranean island live Costanza, her father Urbano, and beachcomber Moore, whom she plans to marry. Into this Eden come two plane crash survivors, supermodel Laura and her ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Wilson | Stars: Esther Williams, Jeff Chandler, Rossana Podestà, Carlos Thompson

Votes: 72

39. The Raiders (1952)

Approved | 80 min | Western

5.8
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A rancher who has staked a claim during the California gold rush goes after the gang of murderous claim-jumpers who have stolen his claim and murdered his wife.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Richard Conte, Viveca Lindfors, Barbara Britton, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 70

40. The Party Crashers (1958)

Unrated | 78 min | Drama

6.5
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An unruly teenage gang, led by Mark Damon, gets their kicks by crashing square teen parties around town. At an innocent teen gathering, Damon charms rich spoiled brat Connie Stevens into ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Mark Damon, Bobby Driscoll, Connie Stevens, Frances Farmer

Votes: 80

41. Look in Any Window (1961)

87 min | Drama

5.8
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Teen idol Paul Anka plays Craig Fowler, the troubled son of dysfunctional parents Jackie and Jay Fowler (Ruth Roman and Alex Nicol). When Jay loses his job as a aircraft mechanic, he goes ... See full summary »

Director: William Alland | Stars: Paul Anka, Ruth Roman, Alex Nicol, Gigi Perreau

Votes: 103

42. Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story (1987– )

360 min | Documentary, History

8.7
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Add a Plot

Stars: Edward Asner, Linwood G. Dunn, Ginger Rogers, Pandro S. Berman

Votes: 101

43. World of Giants (1959– )

30 min | Sci-Fi

7.8
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The adventures of a six-inch-tall American spy.

Stars: Marshall Thompson, Arthur Franz, Tom McKee, Tom Brown

Votes: 20

44. The Bigelow Theatre (1950–1951)

30 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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A live CBS half-hour dramatic anthology series, but on two networks in its second season (as "Bigelow-Sanford Theater"); Sunday evenings over CBS and Thursday evenings over DuMont.

Stars: Don DeFore, William Frawley, Jeffrey Silver, Ann Dvorak

Votes: 12

45. The Complete Citizen Kane (1991 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

8.2
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A closer look at Citizen Kane and the stories behind this cinematic milestone that became one of the greatest films of all time. Made as part of the many celebrations of the movie's 50th ... See full summary »

Stars: Orson Welles, William Alland, Micheál MacLiammóir, Miriam Geiger

Votes: 30

46. As Young as We Are (1958)

76 min | Drama

6.3
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Scandal erupts in a small town when a high school teacher is romantically linked with one of her male students.

Director: Bernard Girard | Stars: Robert Harland, Pippa Scott, Majel Barrett, Ty Hardin

Votes: 40

47. The Green Goddess (1939)

20 min | Short, Comedy

8.8
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Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Susan Fox, John Barrymore, William Alland

Votes: 8

48. The Man Who Pursued Rosebud: William Alland on His Career in Theatre and Film (2012 Video)

41 min | Documentary, Short

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William Alland talks about his life in show biz, from acting in a tent show at age 3, to working with Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre, to producing Universal's sci-fi-monster movies of the 1950s.

Director: John McCarty | Stars: William Alland, Orson Welles

49. The Deadly Mantis (1966)

9 min | Sci-Fi, Short

2.9
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In the Arctic, an earthquake breaks apart a glacier, and from within emerges a giant praying mantis, which takes to the air. It flies over a village of terrified Eskimos, attacks a remote ... See full summary »

Stars: Craig Stevens, Donald Randolph, Keith Aldrich, William Hopper

Votes: 14

50. 100 Years of Horror (1996– )
Episode: 100 Years of Horror: Gory Gimmicks (1996)

Unrated | 25 min | Documentary, Horror

7.4
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100 Years of Horror examines the myriad of gimmicks used to enhance terror in horror films including Technicolor, 3-D, insurance, and electrical shocks.

Stars: William Alland, John Carpenter, Roger Corman, Joe Dante

Votes: 16