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1. The Conjuring (2013)

R | 112 min | Horror

7.5
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68 Metascore

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

Writers: Chad Hayes, Carey Hayes | Director: James Wan | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston, Lili Taylor

2. The Woman in Black (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.5
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62 Metascore

A young lawyer travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals.

Writers: Susan Hill, Jane Goldman | Director: James Watkins | Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Janet McTeer, Ciarán Hinds, Emma Shorey

3. Ratatouille (2007)

G | 111 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.0
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96 Metascore

A rat, who can also cook, makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant.

Writers: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava, Jim Capobianco, Emily Cook, Kathy Greenberg, Bob Peterson | Directors: Brad Bird, Jan Pinkava | Stars: Brad Garrett, Lou Romano, Patton Oswalt, Ian Holm

4. Insidious (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 103 min | Horror

6.8
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52 Metascore

A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.

Writer: Leigh Whannell | Director: James Wan | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, Lin Shaye

5. Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

PG-13 | 106 min | Horror, Thriller

6.7
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40 Metascore

The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.

Writers: Leigh Whannell, James Wan | Director: James Wan | Stars: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Lin Shaye

6. The Illusionist (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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68 Metascore

In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing.

Writers: Neil Burger, Steven Millhauser | Director: Neil Burger | Stars: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell

7. Absentia (2011)

R | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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A woman and her sister begin to link a mysterious tunnel to a series of disappearances, including that of her own husband.

Writer: Mike Flanagan | Director: Mike Flanagan | Stars: Katie Parker, Courtney Bell, Dave Levine, Morgan Peter Brown

8. Poltergeist (1982)

PG | 114 min | Horror

7.4
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A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts.

Writers: Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais, Mark Victor | Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight

9. The Uninvited (2009)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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43 Metascore

Anna Rydell returns home to her sister (and best friend) Alex after a stint in a mental hospital, though her recovery is jeopardized thanks to her cruel stepmother, aloof father, and the presence of a ghost in their home.

Writers: Craig Rosenberg, Doug Miro, Carlo Bernard, Kim Jee-woon | Directors: Charles Guard, Thomas Guard | Stars: Emily Browning, Arielle Kebbel, Elizabeth Banks, David Strathairn

10. Silent House (2011)

R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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49 Metascore

A girl is trapped inside her family's lakeside retreat and becomes unable to contact the outside world as supernatural forces haunt the house with mysterious energy and consequences.

Writers: Gustavo Hernández, Laura Lau | Directors: Chris Kentis, Laura Lau | Stars: Elizabeth Olsen, Adam Trese, Eric Sheffer Stevens, Julia Taylor Ross

11. 1408 (2007)

PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery

6.8
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64 Metascore

A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.

Writers: Matt Greenberg, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, Stephen King | Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack, Paul Birchard

12. The Unborn (2009)

PG-13 | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.7
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30 Metascore

A young woman fights the spirit that is slowly taking possession of her.

Writer: David S. Goyer | Director: David S. Goyer | Stars: Odette Annable, Gary Oldman, Cam Gigandet, Meagan Good

13. The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013)

R | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.2
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26 Metascore

A young family moves into a historic home in Georgia, only to learn they are not the house's only inhabitants. Soon they find themselves in the presence of a secret rising from underground and threatening to bring down anyone in its path.

Writer: David Coggeshall | Director: Tom Elkins | Stars: Abigail Spencer, Chad Michael Murray, Katee Sackhoff, Emily Alyn Lind

14. The Orphanage (2007)

R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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74 Metascore

A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend.

Writer: Sergio G. Sánchez | Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Belén Rueda, Fernando Cayo, Roger Príncep, Mabel Rivera

15. Ghost Ship (2002)

R | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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28 Metascore

A salvage crew that discovers a long-lost 1962 passenger ship floating lifeless in a remote region of the Bering Sea soon notices, as they prepare to tow it back to land, that "strange things" happen...

Writers: Mark Hanlon, John Pogue | Director: Steve Beck | Stars: Julianna Margulies, Gabriel Byrne, Ron Eldard, Desmond Harrington

16. La Vie en Rose (2007)

PG-13 | 140 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.7
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66 Metascore

The life story of singer Édith Piaf.

Writers: Isabelle Sobelman, Olivier Dahan | Director: Olivier Dahan | Stars: Marion Cotillard, Sylvie Testud, Pascal Greggory, Emmanuelle Seigner

17. The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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33 Metascore

After a family is forced to relocate for their son's health, they begin experiencing supernatural behavior in their new home, which turns out to be a former mortuary.

Writers: Adam Simon, Tim Metcalfe | Director: Peter Cornwell | Stars: Virginia Madsen, Martin Donovan, Elias Koteas, Kyle Gallner

18. The Haunting (1999)

PG-13 | 113 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

4.8
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When Eleanor, Theo, and Luke decide to take part in a sleep study at a huge mansion they get more than they bargained for when Dr. Marrow tells them of the house's ghostly past.

Writers: David Self, Shirley Jackson | Director: Jan de Bont | Stars: Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson, Lili Taylor

19. Billy Elliot (2000)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.7
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74 Metascore

A talented young boy becomes torn between his unexpected love of dance and the disintegration of his family.

Writer: Lee Hall | Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Jamie Bell, Julie Walters, Jean Heywood, Jamie Draven

20. Just Like Heaven (2005)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

6.8
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47 Metascore

A lonely landscape architect falls for the spirit of the beautiful woman who used to live in his new apartment.

Writers: Peter Tolan, Leslie Dixon, Marc Lévy | Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo, Donal Logue, Dina Spybey-Waters

22. The Fog (2005)

PG-13 | 100 min | Horror

3.6
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27 Metascore

The inhabitants of Antonio Island, off the coast of Oregon, are about to unveil a statue honoring the four men (Castle, Wayne, Williams and Malone) who founded their town in 1871. Nick ... See full summary »

Writers: Cooper Layne, John Carpenter, Debra Hill | Director: Rupert Wainwright | Stars: Tom Welling, Maggie Grace, Selma Blair, DeRay Davis

23. Scoop (2006)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.7
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48 Metascore

An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman, Jim Dunk, Robert Bathurst

24. Heavenly Creatures (1994)

R | 99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Two girls have an intense fantasy life; their parents, concerned the fantasy is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.

Writers: Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson | Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Melanie Lynskey, Kate Winslet, Sarah Peirse, Diana Kent

25. The Holy Mountain (1973)

R | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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This film gives the omniscient view of what social engineering caused by greed has done to the modern world, but shows us how to live and not give in to a material world.

Writer: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Horacio Salinas, Zamira Saunders, Juan Ferrara

26. Dark Water (2005)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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52 Metascore

A mother and daughter, still wounded from a bitter custody dispute, hole up in a run-down apartment building. Adding further drama to their plight, they are targeted by the ghost of former resident.

Writers: Kôji Suzuki, Hideo Nakata, Takashige Ichise, Rafael Yglesias | Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Ariel Gade, John C. Reilly, Tim Roth

27. Shutter (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.2
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37 Metascore

A newly married couple discovers disturbing, ghostly images in photographs they develop after a tragic accident. Fearing the manifestations may be connected, they investigate and learn that some mysteries are better left unsolved.

Writer: Luke Dawson | Director: Masayuki Ochiai | Stars: Joshua Jackson, Rachael Taylor, James Kyson, Megumi Okina

28. The Golden Voyage of Sinbad (1973)

G | 105 min | Family, Adventure, Fantasy

6.8
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Sinbad and his crew intercept a homunculus carrying a golden tablet. Koura, the creator of the homunculus and practitioner of evil magic, wants the tablet back and pursues Sinbad. Meanwhile... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Clemens, Ray Harryhausen | Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: John Phillip Law, Caroline Munro, Tom Baker, Douglas Wilmer

29. Stay Alive (2006)

PG-13 | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

5.0
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24 Metascore

For a group of teens, the answer to the mysterious death of their old friend lies within the world of an online video game based on the true story of an ancient noblewoman known as the Blood Countess.

Writers: William Brent Bell, Matthew Peterman | Director: William Brent Bell | Stars: Jon Foster, Samaire Armstrong, Frankie Muniz, Jimmi Simpson

30. A Christmas Carol (2009)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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55 Metascore

An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Robert Zemeckis | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Steve Valentine

31. Dragonfly (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.0
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25 Metascore

A grieving doctor is being contacted by his late wife through his patients near death experiences.

Writers: Brandon Camp, Mike Thompson, David Seltzer | Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Kevin Costner, Susanna Thompson, Joe Morton, Ron Rifkin

32. Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Mystery

7.6
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During a rural picnic, a few students and a teacher from an Australian girls' school vanish without a trace. Their absence frustrates and haunts the people left behind.

Writers: Joan Lindsay, Cliff Green | Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray, Helen Morse

33. Don't Look Now (1973)

R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.4
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A married couple grieving the recent death of their little daughter are in Venice when they encounter two elderly sisters, one of whom is psychic and brings a warning from beyond.

Writers: Daphne Du Maurier, Allan Scott, Chris Bryant | Director: Nicolas Roeg | Stars: Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland, Hilary Mason, Clelia Matania

34. The Changeling (1980)

R | 107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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A man staying at a secluded historical mansion finds himself being haunted by the presence of a spectre.

Writers: Russell Hunter, William Gray, Diana Maddox | Director: Peter Medak | Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Jean Marsh

35. The Order (2003)

R | 102 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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21 Metascore

A young priest is sent to Rome to investigate the troubling death of the head of his order.

Writer: Brian Helgeland | Director: Brian Helgeland | Stars: Heath Ledger, Mark Addy, Shannyn Sossamon, Benno Fürmann

36. Rose Red (2002 TV Mini-Series)

PG-13 | 254 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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A group of people with psychic powers are invited to spend the night in a haunted house.

Stars: Nancy Travis, Matt Keeslar, Kimberly J. Brown, David Dukes

37. My Life in Ruins (2009)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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34 Metascore

A travel guide rediscovers her romantic side on a trip around Greece.

Writer: Mike Reiss | Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Nia Vardalos, Richard Dreyfuss, Rachel Dratch, Alexis Georgoulis

38. Creation (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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51 Metascore

English naturalist Charles Darwin struggles to find a balance between his revolutionary theories on evolution and the relationship with religious wife, whose faith contradicts his work.

Writers: John Collee, Jon Amiel, Randal Keynes | Director: Jon Amiel | Stars: Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly, Ian Kelly, Guy Henry

39. White Noise (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.5
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30 Metascore

An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave, becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.

Writer: Niall Johnson | Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Michael Keaton, Deborah Kara Unger, Ian McNeice, Chandra West

40. Batman: Arkham Asylum (2009 Video Game)

T | Action, Crime, Fantasy

9.5
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You control Batman as he fights to subdue The Joker and his fellows when they seize control of the forensic mental hospital.

Writers: Bob Kane, Paul Dini, Paul Crocker | Directors: Sefton Hill, Paul Boulden, Jamie Walker | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Kimberly Brooks, Tom Kane, Mark Hamill

41. Religulous (2008)

R | 101 min | Documentary, Comedy

7.8
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56 Metascore

Bill Maher's take on the current state of world religion.

Director: Larry Charles | Stars: Bill Maher, Tal Bachman, Jonathan Boulden, Steve Burg

42. Solaris (1972)

PG | 167 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.1
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90 Metascore

A psychologist is sent to a station orbiting a distant planet in order to discover what has caused the crew to go insane.

Writers: Stanislaw Lem, Fridrikh Gorenshteyn, Andrei Tarkovsky | Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Natalya Bondarchuk, Donatas Banionis, Jüri Järvet, Vladislav Dvorzhetskiy

43. Wind Chill (2007)

R | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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52 Metascore

Two college students share a ride home for the holidays. When they break down on a deserted stretch of road, they're preyed upon by the ghosts of people who have died there.

Writers: Joe Gangemi, Steven Katz | Director: Gregory Jacobs | Stars: Emily Blunt, Ashton Holmes, Martin Donovan, Ned Bellamy

44. Howl (2010)

R | 84 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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63 Metascore

As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.

Writers: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: James Franco, Todd Rotondi, Jon Prescott, Aaron Tveit

45. Millions (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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74 Metascore

Ethics, being human and the soul come to the fore when a 7-year old finds a bag of Pounds just days before the currency is switched to Euros and learns what we are really made of.

Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce | Director: Danny Boyle | Stars: Alex Etel, James Nesbitt, Daisy Donovan, Lewis McGibbon

46. The Innocents (1961)

Approved | 100 min | Horror

7.9
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A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.

Writers: Henry James, John Mortimer, William Archibald, Truman Capote | Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins, Michael Redgrave

47. Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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A man tells his story of how he became unstuck in time and abducted by aliens.

Writers: Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Stephen Geller | Director: George Roy Hill | Stars: Michael Sacks, Ron Leibman, Eugene Roche, Sharon Gans

48. The Task (2011)

R | 94 min | Horror

4.3
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A group of unlucky reality show contestants must survive the night in a haunted jail.

Writer: Kenny Yakkel | Director: Alex Orwell | Stars: Alexandra Staden, Victor McGuire, Sean McConaghy, Adam Rayner

49. The Abandoned (2006)

R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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42 Metascore

An adopted woman returns to her home country and the family home that she never knew and must face the mystery that lies there.

Writers: Karim Hussain, Nacho Cerdà, Richard Stanley | Director: Nacho Cerdà | Stars: Anastasia Hille, Karel Roden, Valentin Goshev, Valentin Ganev

50. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.9
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In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted...and forms a unique relationship with the ghost.

Writers: Philip Dunne, R.A. Dick | Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Edna Best