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1. Beast Wishes (2012)

63 min | Documentary

9.1
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A documentary about Bob and Kathy Burns, the goodwill ambassadors of science fiction film fandom.

Writers: Frank Dietz, Trish Geiger | Directors: Frank Dietz, Trish Geiger | Stars: Rick Baker, Bob Burns, Kathy Burns, Joe Dante

Votes: 56

2. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

PG | 115 min | Action, Adventure

8.5
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90 Metascore

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas, Philip Kaufman | Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 649,885

3. Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

PG | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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53 Metascore

After rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke struggles to make Vader return from the dark side of the Force.

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas | Director: Richard Marquand | Stars: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams

Votes: 667,625

4. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

8.0
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s.

Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer, Cam Clarke

Votes: 15,006

5. Airplane! (1980)

PG | 88 min | Comedy

7.8
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A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick.

Writers: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Directors: Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, Jerry Zucker | Stars: Robert Hays, Julie Hagerty, Leslie Nielsen, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Votes: 157,717

6. The 59th Annual Academy Awards (1987 TV Special)

Family

7.7
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Director: Marty Pasetta | Stars: Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn, Paul Hogan, Brian Ackland-Snow

Votes: 228

7. That Guy Dick Miller (2014)

91 min | Documentary, Biography

7.6
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63 Metascore

Documentary about veteran character actor Dick Miller, whose career in and outside of Hollywood has spanned almost 200 films across six decades, featuring a diverse range of interviews with directors, co-stars, and contemporaries.

Writer: Elijah Drenner | Director: Elijah Drenner | Stars: Dick Miller, Lainie Miller, Gilbert Adler, Allan Arkush

Votes: 74

8. Fear of the Flesh: The Making of 'The Fly' (2005 Video)

136 min | Documentary

7.6
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We open with stories of one man's brilliant idea to remake the science fiction classic, _Fly, The (1958)_, into a whole new entity. The end result was David Cronenberg's _Fly, The (1986)_ ... See full summary »

Director: David Prior | Stars: Charles Edward Pogue, Stuart Cornfeld, Robert Bierman, Ronald Sanders

Votes: 57

9. The Fly (1986)

R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.5
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79 Metascore

A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong.

Writers: George Langelaan, Charles Edward Pogue, David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Joy Boushel

Votes: 116,328

10. Raiders: The Melting Face! (2008 Video)

8 min | Short

7.3
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A recreation of the amazing physical effect of the villain's melting face in "Raiders of the Lost Ark."

Director: Laurent Bouzereau | Stars: Richard Edlund, Steven Spielberg, Chris Walas

Votes: 13

11. Gremlins (1984)

PG | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.

Writer: Chris Columbus | Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, John Louie

Votes: 139,021

12. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: The Switch (1990)

Not Rated | 26 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.2
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A wealthy and elderly man subjects himself to a revolutionary new treatment in order to please his gold-digger girlfriend. Unfortunately becoming young again turns out to be very expensive.

Writers: William M. Gaines, Michael Taav, Richard Tuggle | Director: Arnold Schwarzenegger | Stars: William Hickey, Rick Rossovich, Kelly Preston, Roy Brocksmith

Votes: 619

13. Naked Lunch (1991)

R | 115 min | Drama

7.1
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67 Metascore

After developing an addiction to the substance he uses to kill bugs, an exterminator accidentally murders his wife and becomes involved in a secret government plot being orchestrated by giant bugs in a port town in North Africa.

Writers: William S. Burroughs, David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm, Julian Sands

Votes: 35,152

14. The Fly Papers: The Buzz on Hollywood's Scariest Insect (2000 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary

7.1
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Leonard Nimoy narrates this documentary chronicling all five "Fly" films. Starting with a short story in Playboy Magazine in 1957, and ending with a gruesome tale in _Fly II, The (1989), ... See full summary »

Writer: Victoria Price | Stars: Leonard Nimoy, Vivian Sobchack, Hugh M. Hefner, Ray Bradbury

Votes: 17

15. Halloween... The Happy Haunting of America! (1997)

50 min | Comedy, Documentary, Horror

7.0
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This documentary on Halloween visits haunted houses around the U.S. and presents interviews with horror celebrities.

Writer: Daniel Roebuck | Directors: Daniel Roebuck, Chuck Williams | Stars: Henry Alvarez, Doug Bradley, Bob Burns, Jeff Burr

Votes: 39

16. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)
Episode: 'Til Death (1990)

Not Rated | 26 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

7.0
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Logan is an unscrupulous gold digger who would do anything to catch the right woman with lots of money, including dabble into voodoo. When he meets Margaret, a sexy and rich widow on ... See full summary »

Writer: Jeri Barchilon | Director: Chris Walas | Stars: D.W. Moffett, Pamela Gien, Aubrey Morris, John Kassir

Votes: 417

17. Enemy Mine (1985)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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A soldier from Earth crash-lands on an alien world after sustaining battle damage. Eventually he encounters another survivor, but from the enemy species he was fighting; they band together ... See full summary »

Writers: Barry Longyear, Edward Khmara | Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr., Brion James, Richard Marcus

Votes: 33,457

18. The 100 Greatest Family Films (2005 TV Movie)

301 min | Documentary

6.9
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The top 100 family films, as voted for by the viewers.

Directors: Mark Murray, Helen Spencer | Stars: Bob Hoskins, Robert Abele, Richard Adams, Thelma Adams

Votes: 77

19. Macabre Medicine (2009 Video)

Comedy, Horror

6.9
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When wanna be doctor Heywood West becomes the new kid in town, people start to get suspicious by his odd behavior; disgusting stenches coming from his house, people turning up missing, and ... See full summary »

Writer: Will Devokees | Director: Will Devokees | Stars: Kyle Rappaport, Rich Airey, Ben Bostaph, Jason Bostaph

Votes: 15

20. Scanners (1981)

R | 103 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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60 Metascore

A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him.

Writer: David Cronenberg | Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Stephen Lack, Patrick McGoohan, Lawrence Dane

Votes: 34,379

21. Creature Designers - The Frankenstein Complex (2015)

107 min | Documentary

6.8
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Writers: Gilles Penso, Alexandre Poncet | Directors: Gilles Penso, Alexandre Poncet | Stars: Rick Baker, Joe Dante, Guillermo del Toro, Mick Garris

Votes: 26

22. The Scanners Way: Creating the Special Effects in 'Scanners' (2014 Video)

23 min | Documentary, Short

6.8
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Documentary about how the special effects were done for the 1981 sci-fi/horror cult classic "Scanners."

Writer: Michael Lennick | Director: Michael Lennick | Stars: Rick Baker, Stephan Dupuis, Mark Irwin, Chris Walas

Votes: 8

23. Hot Shots! (1991)

PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy

6.7
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A parody of Top Gun (1986) in which a talented but unstable fighter pilot must overcome the ghosts of his father and save a mission sabotaged by greedy weapons manufacturers.

Writers: Jim Abrahams, Pat Proft | Director: Jim Abrahams | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Cary Elwes, Valeria Golino, Lloyd Bridges

Votes: 77,670

24. Dragonslayer (1981)

PG | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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A young wizarding apprentice is sent to kill a dragon which has been devouring girls from a nearby kingdom.

Writers: Hal Barwood, Matthew Robbins | Director: Matthew Robbins | Stars: Peter MacNicol, Caitlin Clarke, Ralph Richardson, John Hallam

Votes: 10,658

25. The Brundle Museum of Natural History (2005 Video)

12 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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Director: David Prior | Stars: Chris Walas, Bob Burns, David Prior

Votes: 16

26. Arachnophobia (1990)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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A species of South American killer spider hitches a lift to the U.S. in a coffin and starts to breed and kill.

Writers: Don Jakoby, Al Williams, Wesley Strick | Director: Frank Marshall | Stars: Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands, John Goodman, Harley Jane Kozak

Votes: 49,645

27. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken total control over the building of a media mogul.

Writers: Chris Columbus, Charles S. Haas | Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover, Robert Prosky

Votes: 66,896

28. Piranha (1978)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.9
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When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.

Writers: Richard Robinson, John Sayles | Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Bradford Dillman, Heather Menzies-Urich, Kevin McCarthy, Keenan Wynn

Votes: 13,917

29. The Vagrant (1992)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.8
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A business man buys a house, but he has a hard time trying to get of its previous tenant, a dirty bum.

Writer: Richard Jefferies | Director: Chris Walas | Stars: Bill Paxton, Michael Ironside, Marshall Bell, Mitzi Kapture

Votes: 705

30. Caveman (1981)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

5.7
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A cave-man seeks revenge on a much larger competitor for the hand of a beautiful cave-woman.

Writers: Rudy De Luca, Carl Gottlieb | Director: Carl Gottlieb | Stars: Ringo Starr, Dennis Quaid, Shelley Long, Jack Gilford

Votes: 5,625

31. Humanoids from the Deep (1980)

R | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Scientific experiments backfire and produce horrific mutations: halfman, halffish which terrorize a small fishing village by killing the men and raping the women.

Writers: Frank Arnold, Martin B. Cohen, William Martin | Directors: Barbara Peeters, Jimmy T. Murakami | Stars: Doug McClure, Ann Turkel, Vic Morrow, Cindy Weintraub

Votes: 4,698

32. Transformations: Looking Back at 'The Fly II' (2005 Video)

48 min | Documentary

5.6
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Stars: Chris Walas, Steven-Charles Jaffe, Christopher Young

Votes: 9

33. Virtuosity (1995)

R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

5.5
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39 Metascore

A virtual-reality serial killer manages to escape into the real world.

Writer: Eric Bernt | Director: Brett Leonard | Stars: Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Kelly Lynch, Stephen Spinella

Votes: 23,322

34. The Kiss (1988)

R | 101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.5
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When Felice and Hillary were children, they were separated to live with other people. Felice went off with a relative who possessed an unusual bloodline which was passed on to Felice via a ... See full summary »

Writers: Tom Ropelewski, Stephen Volk | Director: Pen Densham | Stars: Joanna Pacula, Meredith Salenger, Mimi Kuzyk, Nicholas Kilbertus

Votes: 1,155

35. House II: The Second Story (1987)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.4
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The new owner of a sinister house gets involved with reanimated corpses and demons searching for an ancient Aztec skull with magic powers.

Writers: Fred Dekker, Ethan Wiley | Director: Ethan Wiley | Stars: Arye Gross, Jonathan Stark, Royal Dano, Bill Maher

Votes: 7,519

36. DeepStar Six (1989)

R | 99 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.2
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At the bottom of the ocean, the DeepStar Six has just discovered a new and deadly alien menace.

Writers: Lewis Abernathy, Geof Miller | Director: Sean S. Cunningham | Stars: Greg Evigan, Nancy Everhard, Taurean Blacque, Miguel Ferrer

Votes: 6,926

37. Jade (1995)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.1
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A bright assistant D.A. investigates a gruesome hatchet murder and hides a clue he found at the crime scene. Under professional threats and an attempt on his life, he goes on heartbroken because evidence point to the woman he still loves.

Writer: Joe Eszterhas | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: David Caruso, Linda Fiorentino, Chazz Palminteri, Richard Crenna

Votes: 9,088

38. The Fly II (1989)

R | 105 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.9
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The almost-human son of "Brundlefly" searches for a cure to his mutated genes while being monitored by a nefarious corporation that wish to continue his father's experiments.

Writers: Mick Garris, Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat, Frank Darabont, George Langelaan | Director: Chris Walas | Stars: Eric Stoltz, Daphne Zuniga, Lee Richardson, John Getz

Votes: 16,435

39. Screamers (1979)

R | 81 min | Action, Horror

4.9
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Aquatic creatures threaten the existence of a mysterious island.

Writers: Cesare Frugoni, Luciano Martino, Sergio Donati, Sergio Martino | Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Barbara Bach, Claudio Cassinelli, Richard Johnson, Beryl Cunningham

Votes: 926

40. Journey to the Forbidden Valley (2015)

96 min | Action, Adventure, Family

4.0
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After a small airplane crash lands in a remote area of Central China, several passengers survive, including a Chinese boy and his American guardian. As they wait to be rescued, they soon ... See full summary »

Writers: Chris Walas, Ethan Wiley | Director: Ethan Wiley | Stars: Sasha Jackson, Douglas Tait, Erroll Shand, Jonathan Kos-Read

Votes: 6

41. Curse III: Blood Sacrifice (1991)

R | 91 min | Horror

3.9
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In 1950s Africa, a tribal magician calls up a demon to kill Europeans.

Writers: John Hunt, Sean Barton, Richard Haddon Haines | Director: Sean Barton | Stars: Christopher Lee, Jenilee Harrison, Henry Cele, Andre Jacobs

Votes: 223

42. Elf-Man (2012)

86 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

3.6
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An Elf is left behind by Santa to help rescue the Harper family from a lousy Christmas. The Elf and the family get more than they bargained for, as the kids help the Elf discover his special powers and true identity as a budding superhero.

Writers: Ethan Wiley, Richard Jefferies | Director: Ethan Wiley | Stars: Jason 'Wee Man' Acuña, Jeffrey Combs, Mackenzie Astin, Mirelly Taylor

Votes: 521

43. Galaxina (1980)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

3.4
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Main Plot: Crew of interstellar police ship is sent to recover a mysterious crystal, the Blue Star. Subplots: The ship's female android and a crew member fall in love. Alien is spoofed as ... See full summary »

Writer: William Sachs | Director: William Sachs | Stars: Stephen Macht, Avery Schreiber, J.D. Hinton, Dorothy Stratten

Votes: 1,926

44. Dark Heaven (2002)

R | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.0
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Officer Gabe Goodman may be the last man on earth and must confront deadly dark angels.

Writer: Douglas Schulze | Director: Douglas Schulze | Stars: Jon Bennett, Christina Sheldon, Jeff Boerger, Christopher Miller

Votes: 194

45. Bear (I) (2010)

R | 78 min | Horror, Thriller

2.8
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Two young couples are driving through a remote forest when their car breaks down. When a run-in with a curious grizzly bear ends up with the bear being shot to death, the bear's mate ... See full summary »

Writers: Roel Reiné, Ethan Wiley | Director: Roel Reiné | Stars: Brendan Michael Coughlin, Patrick Scott Lewis, Katie Lowes, Bill Rampley

Votes: 896

46. Up from the Depths (1979)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror

2.5
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A giant shark-like creature preys on a Hawaiian tourist community.

Writer: Alfred M. Sweeney | Director: Charles B. Griffith | Stars: Sam Bottoms, Susanne Reed, Virgil Frye, Kedric Wolfe

Votes: 399

47. Kong: Long Live the King (2016)

Documentary

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A feature documentary about the enduring appeal of the character King Kong, and how he has inspired so many of the great filmmakers and artists since 1933.

Writers: Frank Dietz, Trish Geiger | Directors: Frank Dietz, Trish Geiger | Stars: Brent Armstrong, Mark F. Berry, Bob Burns, David Colton

48. The Adventures of Biffle and Shooster (2015)

Comedy, Musical

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Feature compilation of four Biffle and Shooster comedy shorts--"The Biffle Murder Case," "Imitation of Wife," "Schmo Boat" and "Bride of Finklestein"--plus five additional songs and sketches.

Writers: Will Ryan, Nick Santa Maria, Michael Schlesinger | Director: Michael Schlesinger | Stars: Nick Santa Maria, Will Ryan, Kevin Quinn, Fay Masterson

50. Starstruck (1979 TV Movie)

Sci-Fi

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The story, set in the twenty-second century, follows the adventures of the McCallister family, owners of McCallister's Midway Inn, a hotel-restaurant-saloon on an orbiting way station somewhere between Earth and Pluto.

Writer: Arthur Kopit | Director: Alfred Viola | Stars: Beeson Carroll, Tania Myren, Meegan King, Kevin Brando