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1.
Windbag the Sailor (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Will Hay plays a bragging sea captain whose maritime experience actually extends to navigating a coal barge down inland waterways... (87 mins.)
“ hay,moffat and marriot in their first and best team up,like the marx brothers in their heyday only very english. ” - patvoid
 
2.
May (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her is sent into a murderous tailspin. (93 mins.)
Director: Lucky McKee
“ more dark comedy than horror,played to perfection by angela bettis,great soundtrack,wonderful movie. ” - patvoid
 
3.
A Night in Casablanca (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The Marx Brothers are employed at a hotel in postwar Casablanca, where a ring of Nazis is trying to recover a cache of stolen treasure. (85 mins.)
Director: Archie L. Mayo
“ ignored by many,and written off by most,this is far better than the last 3 pictures the marxes made for mgm,and at a push is superior to the bloated,sometimes boring,sometimes racist "a day at the races" ” - patvoid
 
4.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Dr. Jekyll faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run wild with a potion that transforms him into the animalistic Mr. Hyde. (98 mins.)
“ the definative version of the story,simply perfect,fredrich march and miriam hopkins are spellbinding. ” - patvoid
 
5.
Psychos in Love (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A strip-joint owner and a manicurist find that they have many things in common, the foremost being that they are psychotic serial killers... (88 mins.)
Director: Gorman Bechard
“ a low budget romantic slasher,it would take a cold cynical soul not to enjoy this. ” - patvoid
 
6.
Cover Girl Killer (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A bikini-clad pin-up is found dead by the Serpentine in the same place, pose and get-up as when she appeared on the cover of "Wow!" magazine... (61 mins.)
Director: Terry Bishop
“ stone cold classic begging to be rediscovered,harry h corbett as a pinup strangling psycho...too good. ” - patvoid
 
7.
From Beyond the Grave (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An anthology of four short horror stories revolving around a British antique shop and its mysterious owner. (97 mins.)
Director: Kevin Connor
“ has none of the jokiness of dr terror or the e.c comics feel of tales from the crypt...yeah it might be another very english amicus portmaneau,but here some of the stories and properly spooky and more than a little nasty. ” - patvoid
 
8.
Patrick (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A comatose hospital patient harasses and kills though his powers of telekinesis to claim his private nurse as his own. (112 mins.)
“ classically twisted aussie horror. ” - patvoid
 
9.
Xtro (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A man who was abducted by aliens returns to his family three years later, but his presence affects them negatively. (81 mins.)
“ disgustingly insane slice of sci-fi madness,whoever wrote it must have been tripping,god bless em. ” - patvoid
 
10.
Maniac (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
A former vaudevillian gifted at impersonation assists a mad scientist in reanimating corpses and soon goes mad himself. (51 mins.)
Director: Dwain Esper
“ forget birdemic,screw troll 2,ram the killer bees up yer behind...this is the benchmark for good/bad movies...do not watch without a friend to assure you that you still exist. ” - patvoid