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1. American Horror Story (2011– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | Active

8.4
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An anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a haunted house, an insane asylum, a witch coven and a freak show.

Stars: Evan Peters, Jessica Lange, Frances Conroy, Sarah Paulson

2. True Detective (2014– )

55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

9.3
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The lives of two detectives, Rust Cohle and Martin Hart, become entangled during a 17-year hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana.

Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Potts

3. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

R | 102 min | Crime, Thriller

6.8
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46 Metascore

Some of Sin City's most hard-boiled citizens cross paths with a few of its more reviled inhabitants.

Writer: Frank Miller | Directors: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

4. Cloud Atlas (2012)

R | 172 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.6
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55 Metascore

An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.

Writers: David Mitchell, Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski | Directors: Tom Tykwer, Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski | Stars: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugh Grant, Hugo Weaving

5. V/H/S: Viral (2014)

R | 97 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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Follows fame-obsessed teens who unwittingly become stars of the next internet sensation.

Writers: Justin Benson, Gregg Bishop, T.J. Cimfel, Ed Dougherty, Todd Lincoln, Aaron Moorhead, Marcel Sarmiento, Nacho Vigalondo, David White | Directors: Justin Benson, Gregg Bishop, Todd Lincoln, Aaron Moorhead, Marcel Sarmiento, Nacho Vigalondo | Stars: Emmy Argo, Amanda Baker, Rim Basma, Nick Blanco

6. Movie 43 (2013)

R | 94 min | Comedy

4.4
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18 Metascore

A series of interconnected short films follows a washed-up producer as he pitches insane story lines featuring some of the biggest stars in Hollywood.

Writers: Rocky Russo, Jeremy Sosenko, Ricky Blitt, Bill O'Malley, Will Graham, Jack Kukoda, Matt Portenoy, Claes Kjellstrom, Jonas Wittenmark, Tobias Carlson, Will Carlough, Jonathan van Tulleken, Elizabeth Shapiro, Patrik Forsberg, Olle Sarri, Jacob Fleisher, Greg Pritikin, James Gunn | Directors: Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Steve Carr, Rusty Cundieff, James Duffy, Griffin Dunne, Peter Farrelly, Patrik Forsberg, Will Graham, James Gunn, Brett Ratner, Jonathan van Tulleken, Bob Odenkirk | Stars: Emma Stone, Stephen Merchant, Richard Gere, Liev Schreiber

7. Trick 'r Treat (2007)

R | 82 min | Horror, Thriller

6.8
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Four interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the one guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband.

Writer: Michael Dougherty | Director: Michael Dougherty | Stars: Anna Paquin, Brian Cox, Dylan Baker, Rochelle Aytes

8. Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990–2000)

TV-Y7 | 25 min | Family, Fantasy, Horror

8.4
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A group of kids (the Midnight Society) get together in the woods, and tell ghost stories.

Stars: Ross Hull, Raine Pare-Coull, Jodie Resther, Daniel DeSanto

9. V/H/S (2012)

R | 116 min | Horror

5.8
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55 Metascore

When a group of misfits is hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.

Writers: Brad Miska, Simon Barrett, David Bruckner, Nicholas Tecosky, Ti West, Glenn McQuaid, Radio Silence, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez, Chad Villella | Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, David Bruckner, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez, Glenn McQuaid, Radio Silence, Joe Swanberg, Chad Villella, Ti West, Adam Wingard | Stars: Calvin Reeder, Lane Hughes, Adam Wingard, Hannah Fierman

10. Wild Tales (2014)

R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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83 Metascore

A story about love deception, the return of the past, a tragedy, or even the violence contained in an everyday detail, appear themselves to push them towards the abyss, into the undeniable pleasure of losing control.

Writer: Damián Szifrón | Director: Damián Szifrón | Stars: Liliana Ackerman, Luis Manuel Altamirano García, Alejandro Angelini, Damián Benítez

11. Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.9
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Rod Serling's seminal anthology series focused on ordinary folks who suddenly found themselves in extraordinary, usually supernatural, situations. The stories would typically end with an ironic twist that would see the guilty punished.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

13. V/H/S/2 (2013)

R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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49 Metascore

Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student's disappearance.

Writers: Simon Barrett, Jamie Nash, Timo Tjahjanto, Gareth Evans, Jason Eisener, John Davies, Brad Miska | Directors: Simon Barrett, Jason Eisener, Gareth Evans, Gregg Hale, Eduardo Sánchez, Timo Tjahjanto, Adam Wingard | Stars: Lawrence Michael Levine, Kelsy Abbott, Adam Wingard, Hannah Hughes

15. Four Rooms (1995)

R | 98 min | Comedy

6.7
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Four interlocking tales that take place in a fading hotel on New Year's Eve.

Writers: Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino | Directors: Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Tim Roth, Amanda De Cadenet, David Proval, Jennifer Beals

16. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

25 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

8.0
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome EC horror comics of the 1950's.

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

17. R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010– )

TV-PG | Drama, Family, Fantasy | Active

8.2
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"R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour" is an anthology series aimed at kids and teens, and inspired by the stories of horror master R.L. Stine. Each thirty minute episode is a tale of horror and ... See full summary »

Stars: Dan Payne, Jeny Cassady, Brendan Meyer, Emma Grabinsky

18. Goosebumps (1995–1998)

Not Rated | Family, Fantasy, Horror

7.8
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A series of horror anthology stories based on the children's books by R.L. Stine.

Stars: R.L. Stine, Kathryn Short, Cody Jones, Scott Wickware

20. Femme Fatales (2011– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Mystery, Thriller | Active

6.2
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This anthology series is about powerful, sexy and dangerous women inspired by and styled in the tradition of pulp stories, film noir and graphic novels. The half-hour program features ... See full summary »

Creators: Steven Kriozere, Mark A. Altman | Stars: Tanit Phoenix, Rick Copp, Christine Donlon, Catherine Annette

22. Creepshow (1982)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Horror

6.8
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Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A.Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.

Writer: Stephen King | Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielsen, Adrienne Barbeau, E.G. Marshall

24. Masters of Horror (2005– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Horror, Thriller

7.6
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Anchor Bay has amassed some of the greatest horror film writers and directors to bring to you the anthology series, "Masters of Horror". For the first time the foremost names in the horror ... See full summary »

Creator: Mick Garris | Stars: Karen Austin, J. Winston Carroll, Miho Ninagawa, Anthony Harrison

25. Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.0
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65 Metascore

A series of vignettes that all have coffee and cigarettes in common.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Bill Murray, Tom Waits, Roberto Benigni, RZA

26. Creepshow 2 (1987)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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Three more bone-chilling tales that include a vengeful wooden Native American, a monstrous blob in a lake, and a hitchhiker who wants revenge and will not die.

Writers: Stephen King, George A. Romero | Director: Michael Gornick | Stars: George Kennedy, Lois Chiles, Domenick John, Tom Savini

27. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)

44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.7
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A modern revival of the classic eponymous 1960s sci-fi horror anthology show. Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, story from one episode continues in a later episode.

Stars: Alex Diakun, Eric Schneider, Garvin Cross, Kavan Smith

28. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

PG | 101 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

6.5
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38 Metascore

Four horror/sci-fi segments directed by four famous directors which are their own versions of classic stories from Rod Serling's landmark television series.

Writers: Rod Serling, John Landis, George Clayton Johnson, Richard Matheson, Melissa Mathison, Jerome Bixby | Directors: Joe Dante, John Landis, George Miller, Steven Spielberg | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow, Doug McGrath

29. Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

6.1
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In anthology style, a child tells three stories of horror to keep from being eaten by a witch.

Writers: Michael McDowell, Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen King, George A. Romero | Director: John Harrison | Stars: Deborah Harry, Matthew Lawrence, Christian Slater, David Johansen

30. Red Shoe Diaries (1992–1999)

TV-MA | 30 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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Jake yearns to understand the secret life of his late fiancee. To find the answer, he solicits the most heartfelt, passionate, and intimate entries in other women's diaries. These are their stories...

Stars: David Duchovny, Audie England, Anthony Addabbo, Jennifer Burton

31. Frenemies (2012 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama

5.0
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What happens when three sets of BFF's become enemies?

Writers: Alexa Young, Dava Savel, Wendy Weiner, James Krieg | Director: Daisy von Scherler Mayer | Stars: Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Mary Mouser, Nick Robinson

32. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.4
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A boy's family moves into a haunted house and tries to save the captured spirit of a boy and his mother from the evil Mr. Boogedy.

Stars: Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees, Slim Pickens

33. Night Gallery (1969–1973)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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Host Rod Serling presents tales of horror illustrated in various paintings.

Stars: Rod Serling, Larry Watson, Joanna Pettet, Matt Pelto

34. Batman: Gotham Knight (2008 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Crime

6.9
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A collection of key events mark Bruce Wayne's life, as he journeys from beginner to Dark Knight.

Creator: Bob Kane | Directors: Yasuhiro Aoki, Yuichiro Hayashi, Futoshi Higashide, Toshiyuki Kubooka, Hiroshi Morioka, Jong-Sik Nam, Shoujirou Nishimi | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Jason Marsden, Scott Menville, George Newbern

35. Heavy Metal (1981)

R | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

Writers: Daniel Goldberg, Len Blum, Dan O'Bannon, Richard Corben, Bernie Wrightson, Angus McKie | Director: Gerald Potterton | Stars: Richard Romanus, John Candy, Joe Flaherty, Don Francks

36. Metal Hurlant Chronicles (2012– )

22 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.9
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An anthology series in which each episode is a self-contained story set in a different world, with all stories linked together by an asteroid called the Metal Hurlant, which is passing ... See full summary »

Stars: Scott Adkins, Karl E. Landler, Dominique Pinon, Lygie Duvivier

37. Night on Earth (1991)

R | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk, Alan Randolph Scott

38. Feast of Love (2007)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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51 Metascore

A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. and is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.

Writers: Allison Burnett, Charles Baxter | Director: Robert Benton | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Radha Mitchell, Alexa Davalos, Greg Kinnear

39. The Outer Limits (1963–1965)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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An anthology series of insightful science fiction tales.

Stars: Bob Johnson, Ben Wright, Robert Culp, Robert Duvall

40. Tales from the Crypt (1972)

PG | 92 min | Horror

7.0
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Five people get lost in a crypt and meet up with a strange crypt keeper who tells them stories of how they died.

Writers: Johnny Craig, Al Feldstein, William M. Gaines, Milton Subotsky | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Ralph Richardson, Geoffrey Bayldon

42. Fantasia/2000 (1999)

G | 74 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.3
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59 Metascore

An update of the original film with new interpretations of great works of classical music.

Writers: Eric Goldberg, Hans Christian Andersen, Joe Grant, Perce Pearce, Carl Fallberg, Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi, Don Hahn, David Reynolds, Irene Mecchi, Elena Driskill | Directors: James Algar, Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi, Hendel Butoy, Francis Glebas, Eric Goldberg, Don Hahn, Pixote Hunt | Stars: James Levine, Steve Martin, Leopold Stokowski, Ralph Grierson

43. Amazing Stories (1985–1987)

PG-13 | 30 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

7.5
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Truly amazing, and sometimes odd, stories are narrated. Many famous actors and actresses made guest appearances.

Stars: Charles Durning, Douglas Seale, Louis Giambalvo, Sharon Spelman

44. The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)

TV-PG | 45 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery

7.8
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A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but often have a wicked sense of humor and an unexpected twist.

Creator: Rod Serling | Stars: Robin Ward, Charles Aidman, Richard Mulligan, William Atherton

45. Trilogy of Terror (1975 TV Movie)

Unrated | 72 min | Horror, Thriller

6.8
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Three bizarre horror stories all of which star Karen Black in four different roles playing tormented women.

Writers: William F. Nolan, Richard Matheson | Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Karen Black, Robert Burton, John Karlen, George Gaynes

46. Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.1
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A spoof 1950's sci-fi movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches.

Writers: Michael Barrie, Jim Mulholland | Directors: Joe Dante, Carl Gottlieb, Peter Horton, John Landis, Robert K. Weiss | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Michelle Pfeiffer, Arsenio Hall, Donald F. Muhich

47. Cat's Eye (1985)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

6.2
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A stray cat is the linking element of three tales of suspense and horror.

Writer: Stephen King | Director: Lewis Teague | Stars: Drew Barrymore, James Woods, Alan King, Kenneth McMillan

48. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)

TV-14 | 30 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

7.7
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Each episode of this TV series depicts a short, strange tale...with a twist! With eerie stories vaguely reminiscent of 'The Twilight Zone,' viewers learn to appreciate that things are often... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Sparer, Catherine Battistone, John Marzilli, Karen Shallo

49. The Players (2012)

R | 109 min | Comedy

5.3
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43 Metascore

A series of short films set around the theme of infidelity.

Writers: Nicolas Bedos, Philippe Caverivière, Jean Dujardin, Stéphane Joly, Gilles Lellouche | Directors: Emmanuelle Bercot, Fred Cavayé, Alexandre Courtès, Jean Dujardin, Michel Hazanavicius, Jan Kounen, Eric Lartigau, Gilles Lellouche | Stars: Jean Dujardin, Gilles Lellouche, Géraldine Nakache, Priscilla de Laforcade

50. 7 Days in Havana (2012)

129 min | Drama

6.0
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A lesbian, an aspiring actor, an aspiring singer, a low-class marriage, a neighborhood community and 2 renowned directors have memorable less-than-24-hour-long experiences while living in/visiting the capital of Cuba.

Writers: Laurent Cantet, Alejandro Fadel, Martín Mauregui, Julio Medem, Santiago Mitre, Gaspar Noé, Leonardo Padura, Elia Suleiman, Pablo Trapero | Directors: Laurent Cantet, Benicio Del Toro, Julio Medem, Gaspar Noé, Elia Suleiman, Juan Carlos Tabío, Pablo Trapero | Stars: Josh Hutcherson, Vladimir Cruz, Magali Wilson, Daisy Granados