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1.
10 to Midnight (1983)
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A LAPD detective is on the trail of a very handsome young man who had been seducing and slashing many young women to death. (101 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
2.
Africa addio (1966 Documentary)
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The cruel acts of animal poaching and violence, executions, and tribal slaughtering, all taking place on the African continent. (140 mins.)
“ a.k.a. "Africa Blood and Guts" ” - raisleygordon
 
3.
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)
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When a rookie filmmaker with the unfortunate name Alan Smithee realizes he's an unwitting studio puppet, being forced to make a big-budget action film he knows is horrible, he steals the master reels and tries to make a deal. (86 mins.)
 
4.
B*A*P*S (1997)
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Two tacky homegirls move to L.A. to become dancers; instead they scam a dying millionaire but eventually become B*A*P*S (Black American Princesses). (91 mins.)
Director: Robert Townsend
 
5.
Breaking the Rules (1992)
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Two friends take their dying buddy on one last road trip. (100 mins.)
Director: Neal Israel
 
6.
Caligula (1979)
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Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula. (156 mins.)
Director: Tinto Brass
 
7.
Chaos (2005)
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Emily and her friend Angelica go to a rave in the woods, and when they arrive, they meet a stranger... (74 mins.)
Director: David DeFalco
 
8.
Dangerously Close (1986)
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Rebel without a cause or a clue at an elite but uptight High School discovers some of his classmates... (95 mins.)
Director: Albert Pyun
 
9.
Death Race 2000 (1975)
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In a dystopian future, a cross country automobile race requires contestants to run down innocent pedestrians to gain points that are tallied based on each kill's brutality. (80 mins.)
Director: Paul Bartel
 
10.
Death Wish II (1982)
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Architect Paul Kersey once again becomes a vigilante when he tries to find the five street punks who murdered his daughter and housekeeper, this time on the dark streets of Los Angeles. (88 mins.)
Director: Michael Winner
 
11.
Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)
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Deuce is tricked again into man-whoring by T.J., only in Amsterdam while other man-whores are being murdered in his midst. (83 mins.)
Director: Mike Bigelow
 
12.
Dice Rules (1991 Documentary)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Jay Dubin
 
13.
Dirty Love (2005)
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A jilted photographer sets off on a mission to get back at her philandering model boyfriend and along the way discovers that not all love is created equal. (91 mins.)
 
14.
Eréndira (1983)
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While Erendira, a beautiful teenage girl, has a surreal mystical vision, her grandmother's house catches on fire and burns to the ground... (103 mins.)
Director: Ruy Guerra
 
15.
Erik the Viking (1989)
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Erik the Viking and his men travel across the sea to find Valhalla to ask the gods to end the Age of Ragnarok. (107 mins.)
Director: Terry Jones
 
16.
Fathom (1967)
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In Southern Spain with a U.S. team, skydiver Fathom Harvill is approached by a Scottish colonel working for a top-secret Western agency... (99 mins.)
 
17.
Fever Pitch (1985)
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An investigative journalist gets hooked on the subject of his inquiry - professional gambling. (96 mins.)
Director: Richard Brooks
 
18.
Freddy Got Fingered (2001)
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An unemployed cartoonist moves back in with his parents and younger brother Freddy. When his parents demand he leave, he begins to spread rumors that his father is sexually abusing Freddy. (87 mins.)
Director: Tom Green
 
19.
Frogs for Snakes (1998)
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Eva is a legit actress, who also does debt collecting jobs on the side for her ex-husband, loan shark Al. She doesn't want to go on with collecting, but Al asks her to do one last job, finding a missing $600,000 stolen from him by Flav. (108 mins.)
Director: Amos Poe
 
20.
Frozen Assets (1992)
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A man is hired to run a bank which turns out to be a sperm bank. (96 mins.)
Director: George Miller
 
21.
Goodbye Uncle Tom (1971)
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Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade. (136 mins.)
“ a.k.a "Farewell Uncle Tom" ” - raisleygordon
 
22.
Guyana: Cult of the Damned (1979)
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Reverend Jim Jones, the priest of an independent church in the South American country Guyana, orders his followers to commit suicide. But not all of them follow him blindly and begin to think on their own. (107 mins.)
“ a.k.a. "Guyana: Crime of the Century" ” - raisleygordon
 
23.
Hardly Working (1980)
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In Jerry Lewis's first film in a decade, he plays Bo Hooper, an unemployed circus clown who can't seem to hold down a job... (91 mins.)
Director: Jerry Lewis
 
24.
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
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An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge. (101 mins.)
Director: Meir Zarchi
 
25.
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
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A writer who is brutalized during her cabin retreat seeks revenge on her attackers, who left her for dead. (108 mins.)
 
26.
I, a Man (1967)
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(99 mins.)
 
27.
If He Hollers, Let Him Go! (1968)
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An escaped convict goes to a small town to clear his name. He becomes part of a murder plot in order to pull his plan off. (106 mins.)
Director: Charles Martin
 
28.
Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
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Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge. (89 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
29.
Key Exchange (1985)
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A young woman wants to get her boyfriend to commit to her, but the most she can get him to do is exchange apartment keys. (97 mins.)
Director: Barnet Kellman
 
30.
Last Rites (1988)
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Angela, the beautiful Mexican mistress of a NY mobster, asks virginal Father Michael for protection after Zena, the mobster's wife, kills her cheating husband. Michael becomes torn between his vows, Angela and his sister - Zena. (103 mins.)
 
31.
Little Indian, Big City (1994)
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The Parisian broker Steph only needs the signature from his wife Patricia for their divorce - but she... (90 mins.)
Director: Hervé Palud
 
32.
Lumiere (1976)
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Sarah, an actress nearing 40, has invited the woman who has been her best friend for 16 years and two... (95 mins.)
Director: Jeanne Moreau
 
33.
Mad Dog Time (1996)
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With his boss in the madhouse, a mobster is temporary boss of the criminal empire just as vicious rivals threaten the control of the empire. (93 mins.)
Director: Larry Bishop
 
34.
Mandingo (1975)
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A slave owner in the 1840s trains one of his slaves to be a bare-knuckle fighter. (127 mins.)
 
35.
Mother's Day (1980)
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Two brothers kidnap and brutalize three women for the pleasure of their demented mother. (91 mins.)
Director: Charles Kaufman
 
36.
Murder at 1600 (1997)
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A 25 year old female White House staffer, Carla Town, is murdered in the White House. D.C. homicide detective Regis is assigned to investigate... (107 mins.)
Director: Dwight Little
 
37.
North (1994)
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Sick of the neglect he receives from his mom and dad, a young boy leaves home and travels the world in search of new parents. (87 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
38.
Pink Flamingos (1972)
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Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person Alive". (93 mins.)
Director: John Waters
 
39.
Police Academy (1984)
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A group of good-hearted but incompetent misfits enter the police academy, but the instructors there are not going to put up with their pranks. (96 mins.)
Director: Hugh Wilson
 
40.
Prison Girls (1972)
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Six female prisoners are given a weekend furlough to prepare them for their upcoming parole. While out... (93 mins.)
 
41.
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990)
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Two minor characters from the play 'Hamlet' stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them. (117 mins.)
Director: Tom Stoppard
 
42.
Rude Awakening (1989)
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In the 1960s, two hippies go off into the jungle to evade the FBI. When they come back to New York in the 1980s, their fellow hippie friends have become rich yuppies. (100 mins.)
 
43.
September Dawn (2007)
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A love story set during a tense encounter between a wagon train of settlers and a renegade Mormon group. (111 mins.)
 
44.
She's Out of Control (1989)
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When an average-looking teenage girl gets a makeover, it's enough to turn make her father become overprotective of her. (90 mins.)
Director: Stan Dragoti
 
45.
Slackers (2002)
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When geeky Ethan discovers three fellow students scamming the examination system, he blackmails them to win over the college's most popular girl. (86 mins.)
Director: Dewey Nicks
 
46.
Sour Grapes (1998)
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Two cousins and friends, Richie and Evan, go to Atlantic City to gamble. Richie loses all he has at... (91 mins.)
Director: Larry David
 
47.
Speed Zone (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except... (94 mins.)
Director: Jim Drake
 
48.
Survive! (1976)
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A Uruguayan rugby team crashes in the Andes Mountains and has to survive the extremely cold temperatures and rough climate. As some of the people die, the survivors are forced to make a terrible decision between starvation and cannibalism. (85 mins.)
Director: René Cardona
 
49.
Tempest (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A sobering mid-life crisis fuels dissatisfaction in Philip Dimitrius, to the extent where the successful... (140 mins.)
Director: Paul Mazursky
 
50.
The Devils (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun. (111 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
 
51.
The Doom Generation (1995)
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Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts. (83 mins.)
Director: Gregg Araki
 
52.
The Exterminator (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him. (99 mins.)
 
53.
The Female Bunch (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
After a string of bad times with men, Sandy tries to kill herself. Co-waitress Libby saves her and takes... (86 mins.)
Director: Al Adamson
 
54.
The Green Berets (1968)
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Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General. (142 mins.)
 
55.
The Hitcher (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked by the hitcher and framed for his crimes. (97 mins.)
Director: Robert Harmon
 
56.
The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Inspired by the fictional Dr. Heiter, disturbed loner Martin dreams of creating a 12-person centipede and sets out to realize his sick fantasy. (91 mins.)
Director: Tom Six
 
57.
The Life of David Gale (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A man against capital punishment is accused of murdering a fellow activist and is sent to death row. (130 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
 
58.
The Master Gunfighter (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
An outnumbered swordsman/gunfighter tries to prevent wealthy landowners from annihilating local Indians. (121 mins.)
Director: Frank Laughlin
 
59.
The Statue (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Bolt, a British linguist, develops a universal language, so he's a sudden sensation and receives a Nobel prize... (84 mins.)
Director: Rod Amateau
 
60.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers. (98 mins.)
Director: Marcus Nispel
 
61.
Tomcats (2001)
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Seven years ago, a bunch of friends make a bet that'll give the last remaining bachelor a ton of money... (95 mins.)
Director: Gregory Poirier
 
62.
Walker (1987)
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An unconventional retelling of the life of William Walker, a 19th century American mercenary leader who became the president of Nicaragua. (94 mins.)
Director: Alex Cox
 
63.
Wolf Creek (2005)
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Three backpackers stranded in the Australian outback are befriended by a local who turns out to be a sadistic psychopath and will plunge them into a hellish nightmare of insufferable torture. (99 mins.)
Director: Greg Mclean