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1.
The Mechanical Butcher (1895 Short Film)
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A butcher puts a full-grown live pig into his large box-like machine. Moments later, he draws out a full range of pork products, many already packaged for sale. (1 mins.)
Director: Louis Lumière
 
2.
Gugusse and the Automaton (1897 Short Film)
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(1 mins.)
Stars: Gugusse
 
3.
A Trip to the Moon (1902 Short Film)
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A group of astronomers go on an expedition to the Moon. (13 mins.)
 
4.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1907 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
 
5.
The Battle in the Clouds (1909 Short Film)
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An inventor uses a wireless controlled flying torpedo to destroy enemy airships. (11 mins.)
Director: Walter R. Booth
 
6.
The Aerial Anarchists (1911 Short Film)
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Anarchists build a super aircraft and bomb a railway, a fort and St. Paul's. (15 mins.)
Director: Walter R. Booth
 
7.
Homunculus, 1. Teil (1916)
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Part of the artificial-creature series encompassing Der Golem (1914 and 1920), Alraune (1918, 1928, 1930) and Metropolis (1926)... (69 mins.)
Director: Otto Rippert
 
13.
The End of the World (1916)
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A comet, passing by the earth, causes rioting, social unrest, and major disasters that destroy the world in this World War I-era film. (77 mins.)
Director: August Blom
 
14.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1916)
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Captain Nemo has built a fantastic submarine for his mission of revenge. He has traveled over 20,000 leagues in search of Charles Denver... (105 mins.)
Director: Stuart Paton
 
15.
A Trip to Mars (1918)
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A group of the researchers from the Earth in a spaceship traveling to Mars, where, to big surprise, finds a peaceful vegetarian and pacifist civilization. (97 mins.)
Director: Holger-Madsen
 
16.
Alraune (1919)
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A mad scientist "creates" a beautiful but demonic woman, the result of a forced sexual union between a woman and a mandrake root, a plant said to have magical powers due to its uncanny resemblance to the human body. (80 mins.)
 
17.
Sacrifice (1918)
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Insane doctor Ten Brinken, using the semen of a dead man, artificially inseminate a prostitute. The... (88 mins.)
 
18.
The Master Mystery (1919)
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Justice Department agent Quentin Locke must investigate a powerful cartel protected by a robot (here referred to as "The Automaton") and using a gas weapon "The Madagascar Madness".
 
19.
The First Men in the Moon (1919)
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The inventor of a space sphere flies to the moon and is marooned by a crooked financier.
 
20.
The Arc (1919)
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(70 mins.)
Director: Richard Oswald
 
21.
Power (1920)
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An alien from the planet Algol gives a man a device that gives him superpowers. (99 mins.)
 
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The Mechanical Man (1921)
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The story begins with a scientist creating a device shaped like a man that can be remote-controlled by a machine. (80 mins.)
Director: André Deed
 
24.
The Man from Beyond (1922)
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A man who has been frozen in the Arctic ice for 100 years returns to civilization to find his lost love. (74 mins.)
Director: Burton L. King
 
25.
Black Oxen (1923)
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A Manhattan playboy falls in love with a mysterious European woman, whom he notices as an exact double... (80 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
 
26.
Aelita: Queen of Mars (1924)
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This is called the first Soviet science fiction film because of its "futuristic" sets on Mars, although most of it takes place in Moscow... (111 mins.)
 
27.
The Last Man on Earth (1924)
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In the future year of 1940, a young man is rejected and humiliated by a girl and goes off to be a hermit in a redwood forest... (70 mins.)
Director: J.G. Blystone
 
28.
The Lost World (1925)
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The first film adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam. (106 mins.)
Director: Harry O. Hoyt
 
29.
Luch smerti (1925)
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(125 mins.)
Director: Lev Kuleshov
 
30.
At 3:25 (1924 Short Film)
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A scientist's invisible ray freezes Paris into immobility. (35 mins.)
Director: René Clair
 
31.
The Power God (1925)
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Professor Sturgess invents a miraculous engine which can draw unlimited power from the atoms of the air... (300 mins.)
 
32.
Our Heavenly Bodies (1925)
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(92 mins.)
 
33.
Metropolis (1927)
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In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences. (153 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
34.
A Daughter of Destiny (1928)
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(108 mins.)
Director: Henrik Galeen
 
35.
High Treason (1929)
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Women unite to prevent financiers from engineering a second world war. (95 mins.)
Director: Maurice Elvey
 
36.
The Mysterious Island (1929)
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On a volcanic island near the kingdom of Hetvia rules Count Dakkar, a benevolent leader and scientist... (95 mins.)
Director: Lucien Hubbard
 
37.
Woman in the Moon (1929)
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A tenacious scientist blasts off for the moon in hopes of riches that may be found there. (156 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
38.
Alraune (1929)
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(103 mins.)
Director: Richard Oswald
 
39.
Just Imagine (1930)
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New York, 1980: airplanes have replaced cars, numbers have replaced names, pills have replaced food... (113 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
40.
The Voice from the Sky (1929)
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A crazed scientist calling himself The Voice from the Sky broadcasts his voice all across the globe...
Director: Ben Wilson
 
41.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
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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.)
 
42.
End of the World (1931)
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(105 mins.)
Director: Abel Gance
 
43.
Frankenstein (1931)
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An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. (70 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
44.
F.P.1 Doesn't Answer (1932)
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Urged by famous airman Ellissen the Lennartz Company puts into reality the project proposed by his friend Droste: F.P.1... (114 mins.)
Director: Karl Hartl
 
45.
Island of Lost Souls (1932)
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An obsessed scientist conducts profane experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled demigod to a race of mutated, half-human abominations. (70 mins.)
Director: Erle C. Kenton
 
46.
6 Hours to Live (1932)
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A murder victim is brought back to life by a scientific experiment. However, the effects only last for six hours, and he must find his killer in that time. (72 mins.)
 
47.
Deluge (1933)
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A massive earthquake strikes the United States, which destroys the West Coast and unleashes a massive flood that threatens to destroy the East Coast as well. (70 mins.)
Director: Felix E. Feist
 
48.
The Tunnel (1933)
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An engineer is hired to plan and oversee the construction of a undersea tunnel between Europe and the US... (81 mins.)
Director: Kurt Bernhardt
 
49.
The Invisible Man (1933)
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A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane. (71 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
50.
It's Great to Be Alive (1933)
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An aviator who crash landed on an island in the South Pacific returns home to find that he is the last fertile man left on Earth after an epidemic of masculitus. (69 mins.)
 
51.
Men Must Fight (1933)
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Laura is a nurse at the Front in World War I. She meets and falls for a young flyer named Geoffrey. On his first mission... (72 mins.)
Director: Edgar Selwyn
 
52.
Gold (1934)
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After his colleague and a mentor, Prof. Achenbach dies in a set-up accident, while trying to produce gold from the lead, Werner Holk seeks revenge. Meanwhile, a British millionaire suggests that Holk work on him on a similar project. (120 mins.)
Director: Karl Hartl
 
53.
Der Herr der Welt (1934)
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A German scientist designs and builds a machine that will do dangerous work instead of placing humans in jeopardy. But the machine itself turns out to have disastrous effects on the people involved. (90 mins.)
Director: Harry Piel
 
54.
Once in a New Moon (1935)
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(63 mins.)
Director: Anthony Kimmins
 
55.
The Vanishing Shadow (1934)
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A 12-episode serial in which a son avenges the death of his father at the hands of corrupt politicians... (242 mins.)
 
56.
Frontier (1935)
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(82 mins.)
 
57.
Air Hawks (1935)
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A mysterious ray that immobilizes all motors and engines threatens the security of the country. (68 mins.)
Director: Albert Rogell
 
58.
Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
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Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate. (75 mins.)
Director: James Whale
 
59.
Cosmic Journey (1936)
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The science fiction film "Kosmicheskii Reis" was first shown in Soviet theaters in January 1936. Soviet... (70 mins.)
 
60.
The Lost City (1935)
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An evil scientist plots to take over the world from his base in Africa, where he has invented a machine that can cause earthquakes. (240 mins.)
Director: Harry Revier
 
61.
The Phantom Empire (1935)
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When the ancient continent of Mu sank beneath the ocean, some of its inhabitant survived in caverns beneath the sea... (245 mins.)
 
62.
Flash Gordon (1936)
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Three earthlings visit the planet Mongo to thwart the evil schemes of Emperor Ming the Merciless. (245 mins.)
 
63.
Flash Gordon (1936)
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(1936) Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton. The first screen version about Flash Gordon and his adventures on the planet Mongo. Still great fun... (72 mins.)
 
64.
Ghost Patrol (1936)
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A professor invents a radium tube that makes internal combustion engines stop running. He and his invention are captured by a gang of robbers. A federal agent is sent to rescue him. (60 mins.)
Director: Sam Newfield
 
65.
The Invisible Ray (1936)
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A scientist becomes murderous after discovering, and being exposed to the radiation of, a powerful new element called Radium X. (80 mins.)
Director: Lambert Hillyer
 
66.
The Man Who Lived Again (1936)
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Dr. Laurience, a brilliant but unstable scientist experimenting with transferring minds, becomes vengeful when his magnate patron withdraws his support. (66 mins.)
 
67.
Things to Come (1936)
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The story of a century: a decades-long second World War leaves plague and anarchy, then a rational state rebuilds civilization and attempts space travel. (100 mins.)
 
68.
Undersea Kingdom (1936)
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Crash Corrigan, a recent graduate of Annapolis, and Diana, a go-getting reporter, join Professor Norton... (226 mins.)
 
69.
Non-Stop New York (1937)
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A young woman finds herself as the intended victim of a murder plot on a transatlantic flight from London to New York. (69 mins.)
 
70.
The Fighting Devil Dogs (1938)
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The US marine corps must battle a would-be world conqueror who uses electricity as a weapon. (204 mins.)
 
71.
Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (1938)
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When a deadly ray strikes Earth, Flash and his friends return to space to battle Ming the Merciless and his ally the queen of Mars. (299 mins.)
 
72.
The Secret of Treasure Island (1938)
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In the Prologue, pirates hide a treasure on an island off the Mexican coast. And the pirates, the map... (300 mins.)
Director: Elmer Clifton
 
73.
Buck Rogers (1939 TV Series)
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A pilot and his young passenger crash-land on a mountaintop and are put into suspended animation by a strange gas... (237 mins.)
 
74.
The Man They Could Not Hang (1939)
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When Dr. Savaard's experiment in cryonics is interrupted by the short-sighted authorities, his volunteer dies, and he is condemned to death. He vows vengeance if he can survive his own hanging. (64 mins.)
Director: Nick Grindé
 
75.
The Phantom Creeps (1939)
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A military intelligence officer and a pretty reporter try to find a scientist whose inventions can destroy the world. (265 mins.)
 
76.
The Ape (1940)
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Dr. Bernard Adrian is a kindly mad scientist who seeks to cure a young woman's polio. He needs spinal... (62 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
77.
Before I Hang (1940)
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A physician on death row for a mercy killing is allowed to experiment on a serum using a criminals' blood, but secretly tests it on himself. He gets a pardon, but finds out he's become a Jekyll-&-Hyde. (62 mins.)
Director: Nick Grinde
 
78.
Black Friday (1940)
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Dr. Sovac transplants the brain of a gangster into his professor friend's body to save his life, but there is a side effect that causes a dangerous split personality. (70 mins.)
Director: Arthur Lubin
 
79.
Dr. Cyclops (1940)
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A mad scientist working in the South American jungle miniaturizes his colleagues when he feels his megalomania is threatened. (77 mins.)
 
80.
Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)
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Flash and his friends return to planet Mongo for an antidote to the Purple Death. But Ming the Merciless has other plans for them... (220 mins.)
 
81.
The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
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The owner of a coal mining operation, falsely imprisoned for fratricide, takes a drug to make him invisible, despite its side effect: gradual madness. (81 mins.)
Director: Joe May
 
82.
The Invisible Woman (1940)
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An attractive model with an ulterior motive volunteers as guinea pig for an invisibility machine. (72 mins.)
 
83.
Mysterious Doctor Satan (1940)
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A mad scientist plots the domination of America and only the masked hero, The Copperhead, can stop him. (267 mins.)
 
84.
Son of Ingagi (1940)
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A newlywed couple is visited by a strange old woman who harbors a secret about the young girl's father. (70 mins.)
Director: Richard C. Kahn
 
85.
Man Made Monster (1941)
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A mad scientist turns a man into an electrically-controlled monster to do his bidding. (59 mins.)
Director: George Waggner
 
86.
The Monster and the Girl (1941)
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After a young woman is coerced into prostitution and her brother framed for murder by an organized crime syndicate, retribution in the form of an ape visits the mobsters. (65 mins.)
Director: Stuart Heisler
 
87.
Bowery at Midnight (1942)
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Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Bela Lugosi uses his soup kitchen as a front... (61 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
 
88.
The Corpse Vanishes (1942)
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A scientist, aided by an old hag and her two sons, kills virginal brides, steals their bodies, and extracts gland fluid to keep his ancient wife alive and young. (64 mins.)
Director: Wallace Fox
 
89.
Dr. Renault's Secret (1942)
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Dr. Larry Forbes visits the château of Dr. Robert Renault, uncle of his fiancée Madelon, who is idolized by Renault's assistant, a strange émigré from Java. (58 mins.)
Director: Harry Lachman
 
90.
Invisible Agent (1942)
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The Invisible Man's grandson uses his secret formula to spy on Nazi Germany. (81 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
 
91.
The Ape Man (1943)
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A crazed scientist accidentally turns himself into a half ape, half human creature, and scrambles to find a cure. (64 mins.)
 
92.
The Mad Ghoul (1943)
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A university chemistry professor experiments with an ancient Mayan gas on a medical student, turning the would-be surgeon him into a murdering ghoul. (65 mins.)
Director: James Hogan
 
93.
The Invisible Man's Revenge (1944)
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An eccentric scientist helps a fugitive from the law become invisible, unwittingly giving him the power to exact revenge on his former friends. (78 mins.)
Director: Ford Beebe
 
94.
The Lady and the Monster (1944)
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A millionaire's brain is preserved after his death, and telepathically begins to take control of those around him. (86 mins.)
Director: George Sherman
 
95.
The Monster Maker (1944)
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A mad scientist injects his enemies with an acromegaly virus, causing them to become hideously deformed. (62 mins.)
Director: Sam Newfield
 
96.
Manhunt of Mystery Island (1945)
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A young couple journeys to Mystery Island to rescue the girl's father, who is being held prisoner by the evil Captain Mephisto... (219 mins.)
 
97.
The Man in Half Moon Street (1945)
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A scientist who has found a way to prolong life (he is 120 years old) finds himself in a dilemma: he has fallen in love, and he has also discovered that if he doesn't get new glands, he will die. (92 mins.)
Director: Ralph Murphy
 
98.
The Monster and the Ape (1945)
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At the Bainbridge Research Foundation, Professor Franklin Arnold, displays his creation, the Metalogen Man... (295 mins.)
 
99.
The Purple Monster Strikes (1945)
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A Martian spacecraft crash-lands near the observatory of Cyrus Layton, designer of Earth's first spaceship... (201 mins.)
 
100.
Strange Holiday (1945)
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A man returns from a trip to find fascists have taken over the U.S. government. (61 mins.)
Director: Arch Oboler