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1. The Raven (I) (2012)

R | 110 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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When a madman begins committing horrific murders inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's works, a young Baltimore detective joins forces with Poe to stop him from making his stories a reality.

Writers: Hannah Shakespeare, Ben Livingston | Director: James McTeigue | Stars: John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans, Brendan Gleeson

2. Tell Tale (2009)

R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

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A man's newly transplanted heart leads him on a dangerous journey to find out who murdered its donor.

Writers: Dave Callaham, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Michael Cuesta | Stars: Josh Lucas, Lena Headey, Brian Cox, Beatrice Miller

3. The Pit and the Pendulum (1991)

R | 97 min | Horror

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It is the time of the Spanish Inquisition. Maria does not like what is going on during the "Auto De Fe". When she speaks out, she is arrested and accused of being a witch. Torquemada has ... See full summary »

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Dennis Paoli | Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Stephen Lee, William J. Norris, Mark Margolis

4. The Black Cat (1941)

70 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

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Elderly Henrietta Winslow lives in an isolated mansion with her housekeeper and beloved cats. As her health fails, her greedy relatives gather in anticipation of her death.

Writers: Robert Lees, Robert Neville, Edgar Allan Poe, Frederic I. Rinaldo, Eric Taylor | Director: Albert S. Rogell | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Hugh Herbert, Broderick Crawford, Bela Lugosi

5. The Fall of the Louse of Usher: A Gothic Tale for the 21st Century (2002)

83 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

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Rock star Roddy Usher's wife is murdered and Rod is sent to a lunatic asylum in this gothic-comedy-horror-musical.

Writer: Ken Russell | Director: Ken Russell | Stars: James Johnston, Lisi Tribble, Marie Findley, Ken Russell

6. Web of the Spider (1971)

R | 102 min | Horror

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The journalist Alan Foster makes a bet than he can spend one night at the haunted Blackwood Castle. As he learns, the rumors of ghosts at the castle are indeed true. On All Soul's Eve the ... See full summary »

Writers: Giovanni Addessi, Bruno Corbucci, Giovanni Grimaldi, Antonio Margheriti | Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Michèle Mercier, Klaus Kinski, Peter Carsten

7. The Mesmerist (2002)

95 min | Comedy

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"The Mesmerist" is a twisted black comedy about a doctor who convinces a dying man's family to allow him to put the man in a trance and what happens when he descends into the after-world

Writers: Michael A. Goorjian, Ron Marasco, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Gil Cates Jr. | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Jessica Capshaw, Howard Hesseman, Jason Carter

8. The House of Usher (1989)

R | 92 min | Horror

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An updated version of the classic horror tale by Edgar Allen Poe. Ryan and his girlfriend Molly are going to visit Ryan's uncle, Roderick Usher, at his mansion. They find, however, that ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael J. Murray, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Alan Birkinshaw | Stars: Oliver Reed, Donald Pleasence, Romy Windsor, Rufus Swart

9. Ray Harryhausen Presents: The Pit and the Pendulum (2007)

7 min | Animation, Short

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Rediscovers a tale of judgment, condemnation, hope, faith and redemption.

Writers: Matt Taylor, Matthew Alan Taylor | Director: Marc Lougee | Star: Peter Cugno

10. The Raven (III) (2010)

Short, Horror

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In a new twist on the classic tale by Edgar Allen Poe: Allen is a notorious 1920's outlaw, haunted by a cowardly choice to leave his partner in crime, Lenore, dying so that he may flee capture. His soul shall be lifted nevermore.

Writer: Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Ryan Cultrera | Stars: Vincent Price, Ariel Todd, Ari Wilford

11. Her Heart Still Beats (2011)

25 min | Short, Drama, Horror

8.5
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A man becomes possessed by his wife's eyes and struggles to cope with the evil that comes over him.

Writer: Christopher Di Nunzio | Director: Christopher Di Nunzio | Stars: Fiore Leo, Leighsa Burgin, William Bloomfield, John Martellucci

12. Tutta la verità sul caso del signor Valdemar (2011)

20 min | Short, Horror, Mystery

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Man of strong philosophical mind, Mr. Valdemar did not scruple when on his deathbed wrote to Mr. P. trusting in his mesmeric practices. What happened next was the subject of rumors and ... See full summary »

Writer: Guido M. Coscino | Director: Guido M. Coscino | Stars: Marco Fumarola, Nicolò Marino, Angelo Libri, Francesco Marino

13. The Tell-Tale Heart (2007)

26 min | Short, Horror

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An tormented butler plots the demise of his master and his "evil eye."

Writers: Luke Brown, Juli Tidwell, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Luke Brown | Stars: Eric Holm, Alex Needham, Elliot Eustis, Matthew McNabb