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1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

R | 142 min | Crime, Drama

9.3
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80 Metascore

Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Votes: 1,735,356 | Gross: $28.34M

2. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

8.4
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61 Metascore

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 628,515

3. Stand by Me (1986)

R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama

8.1
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After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 279,435 | Gross: $52.29M

4. The Green Mile (1999)

R | 189 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

8.5
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61 Metascore

The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse, Bonnie Hunt

Votes: 809,824 | Gross: $136.80M

5. It (1990 TV Mini-Series)

TV-14 | 192 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.

Stars: Richard Thomas, Tim Reid, Annette O'Toole, Harry Anderson

Votes: 69,786

6. Carrie (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror

7.4
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Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

Votes: 129,182

7. Cell (I) (2016)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, Horror

4.3
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38 Metascore

When a mysterious cell phone signal causes apocalyptic chaos, an artist is determined to reunite with his young son in New England.

Director: Tod Williams | Stars: John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Isabelle Fuhrman, Clark Sarullo

Votes: 12,912

8. Misery (1990)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.8
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After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen

Votes: 137,467 | Gross: $61.28M

9. Haven (2010–2015)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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She has no past. She has no family. She was raised in an orphanage. So, she lives for what she does best: be an FBI agent. That's why Audrey Parker is sent to a distant Maine village called... See full summary »

Stars: Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant, Eric Balfour, Richard Donat

Votes: 29,355

10. The Mist (2007)

R | 126 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.2
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58 Metascore

A freak storm unleashes a species of bloodthirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden, Andre Braugher

Votes: 225,554 | Gross: $25.59M

11. The Running Man (1987)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

6.6
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A wrongly convicted man must try to survive a public execution gauntlet staged as a game show.

Director: Paul Michael Glaser | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jim Brown

Votes: 114,634 | Gross: $38.12M

12. 1408 (2007)

PG-13 | 104 min | Fantasy, Horror

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.

Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack, Paul Birchard

Votes: 213,167 | Gross: $71.98M

13. Cujo (1983)

R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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Cujo, a friendly St. Bernard, contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.

Director: Lewis Teague | Stars: Dee Wallace, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Danny Pintauro, Christopher Stone

Votes: 27,846 | Gross: $21.20M

14. Pet Sematary (1989)

R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller

6.6
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Behind a young family's home in Maine is a terrible secret that holds the power of life after death. When tragedy strikes, the threat of that power soon becomes undeniable.

Director: Mary Lambert | Stars: Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby, Fred Gwynne, Brad Greenquist

Votes: 65,653 | Gross: $57.47M

15. Dreamcatcher (2003)

R | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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35 Metascore

Friends on a camping trip discover that the town they're vacationing in is being plagued in an unusual fashion by parasitic aliens from outer space.

Director: Lawrence Kasdan | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee, Damian Lewis

Votes: 76,917 | Gross: $33.69M

16. Thinner (1996)

R | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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An obese attorney is cursed by a gypsy to rapidly and uncontrollably lose weight.

Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Joe Mantegna, Robert John Burke, Lucinda Jenney, Bethany Joy Lenz

Votes: 20,655 | Gross: $15.17M

17. Secret Window (2004)

PG-13 | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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46 Metascore

A writer is accused of plagiarism by a strange man, who then starts haunting him for "justice."

Director: David Koepp | Stars: Johnny Depp, Maria Bello, John Turturro, Timothy Hutton

Votes: 150,205 | Gross: $47.78M

18. Silver Bullet (1985)

R | 95 min | Horror

6.4
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A werewolf terrorizes a small city where lives the paralytic Marty Coslaw, his uncle, and his sister, the story's narrator.

Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim, Megan Follows

Votes: 17,044

19. Salem's Lot (1979 TV Movie)

PG | 184 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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A novelist and a young horror fan attempt to save a small New England town which has been invaded by vampires.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: David Soul, James Mason, Lance Kerwin, Bonnie Bedelia

Votes: 15,056

20. Hearts in Atlantis (2001)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Mystery

6.9
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55 Metascore

A widowed mother and her son change when a mysterious stranger enters their lives.

Director: Scott Hicks | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Anton Yelchin, Hope Davis, Mika Boorem

Votes: 30,870 | Gross: $24.19M

21. Creepshow (1982)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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An anthology which tells five terrifying tales based on the E.C. horror comic books of the 1950s.

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

Votes: 30,934

22. The Dead Zone (1983)

R | 103 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.2
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69 Metascore

A man awakens from a coma to discover he has a psychic detective ability.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Herbert Lom

Votes: 45,964

23. Dolores Claiborne (1995)

R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.4
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62 Metascore

A big-city reporter travels to the small town where her mother has been arrested for the murder of an elderly woman that she works for as a maid.

Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Christopher Plummer, Judy Parfitt

Votes: 28,897 | Gross: $24.36M

24. 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.

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

Votes: 17,173 | Gross: $9.00M

25. Sleepwalkers (1992)

R | 91 min | Horror

5.1
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A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures move to a small town to seek out a young virgin to feed on.

Director: Mick Garris | Stars: Brian Krause, Mädchen Amick, Alice Krige, Jim Haynie

Votes: 15,200 | Gross: $30.52M

26. The Langoliers (1995 TV Mini-Series)

PG-13 | 180 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Most of the passengers on an airplane disappear, and the remainder land the plane in a mysteriously barren airport.

Stars: Patricia Wettig, Dean Stockwell, Tom Holland, Kate Maberly

Votes: 21,637

27. Needful Things (1993)

R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

6.2
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A mysterious new shop opens in a small town which always seems to stock the deepest desires of each shopper, with a price far heavier than expected.

Director: Fraser C. Heston | Stars: Max von Sydow, Ed Harris, Bonnie Bedelia, Amanda Plummer

Votes: 16,992 | Gross: $15.19M

28. Creepshow 2 (1987)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.0
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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.

Director: Michael Gornick | Stars: George Kennedy, Lois Chiles, Domenick John, Tom Savini

Votes: 16,422 | Gross: $14.00M

29. Apt Pupil (1998)

R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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51 Metascore

A boy blackmails his neighbour after suspecting him to be a Nazi war criminal.

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Ian McKellen, Brad Renfro, Joshua Jackson, Mickey Cottrell

Votes: 29,502 | Gross: $8.84M

30. The Dead Zone (2002–2007)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.5
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Johnny Smith has been leading an idyllic small-town life. Employed as a science teacher, Johnny takes great pleasure in showing his young students the wonders of the natural world. He is ... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Nicole de Boer, Chris Bruno, John L. Adams

Votes: 7,247

31. Carrie (2002 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 132 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both her classmates and her domineering, religious mother.

Director: David Carson | Stars: Angela Bettis, Patricia Clarkson, Rena Sofer, Kandyse McClure

Votes: 7,859

32. Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006 TV Mini-Series)

480 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.0
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A television mini-series adaptation of Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Stephen King's collection of short horror stories.

Stars: Robert Mammone, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Tom Berenger, Kim Delaney

Votes: 3,840

33. Kingdom Hospital (2004– )

608 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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Stephen King's take on the masterpiece series by Lars von Trier. The story takes place in a hospital in Lewiston, Maine, built on the site of a Civil War-era mill fire in which many children died.

Stars: Jamie Harrold, Diane Ladd, Bruce Davison, Jack Coleman

Votes: 6,180

34. Riding the Bullet (2004)

R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

5.2
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37 Metascore

When a man finds out his mother is dying and tries to hitchike his way to the hospital, he is picked up by a stranger with a deadly secret.

Director: Mick Garris | Stars: Jonathan Jackson, David Arquette, Barbara Hershey, Cliff Robertson

Votes: 7,658 | Gross: $0.10M

35. The Night Flier (1997)

R | 94 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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A reporter is on the trail of a vampiric murderer who travels by plane.

Director: Mark Pavia | Stars: Miguel Ferrer, Julie Entwisle, Dan Monahan, Michael H. Moss

Votes: 7,281 | Gross: $0.09M

36. Desperation (2006 TV Movie)

R | 131 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.3
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When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.

Director: Mick Garris | Stars: Tom Skerritt, Steven Weber, Annabeth Gish, Charles Durning

Votes: 9,338

37. The Mangler (1995)

R | 106 min | Horror, Mystery

4.0
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A laundry-folding machine has been possessed by a demon from Hell, causing it to develop homicidal tendencies.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Robert Englund, Ted Levine, Daniel Matmor, Jeremy Crutchley

Votes: 6,628 | Gross: $1.78M

38. Firestarter 2: Rekindled (2002 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 168 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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Charlie McGee is a young woman with the unwanted and often uncontrollable gift of pyrokinesis, lighting fires by mere thought. Charlie has been in hiding for nearly all her life from a ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Iscove | Stars: Marguerite Moreau, Malcolm McDowell, Dennis Hopper, Danny Nucci

Votes: 2,354

39. The Talisman (TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy | Announced

To save his mother from certain death, young Jack Sawyer enters a parallel world known as the Territories in search of a powerful talisman.

40. Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return (1999 Video)

R | 82 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

3.7
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As a teenage girl comes to Gatlin to find her biological mother, the town's infamous cult plots a comeback as their leader, Isaac, awakens from a coma.

Director: Kari Skogland | Stars: Natalie Ramsey, Gary Bullock, Alix Koromzay, Stacy Keach

Votes: 3,228

41. Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001 Video)

R | 82 min | Horror, Thriller

3.4
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When a girl named Jamie repeatedly tries to contact her grandmother to no avail, she investigates by going to her apartment in Omaha Nebraska....only to find that it's been condemned and ... See full summary »

Director: Guy Magar | Stars: Claudette Mink, Kyle Cassie, Michael Ironside, Troy Yorke

Votes: 1,940

42. The Dead Zone (2002 Video)

R | 83 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.1
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A young man awakens from a six-year coma with the ability to see into peoples futures.

Director: Robert Lieberman | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Nicole de Boer, Chris Bruno, John L. Adams

Votes: 860

43. Creepshow

Horror | Announced

The next chapter in the cult classic franchise.

44. The Boogeyman (2010)

27 min | Short, Horror

5.8
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A man goes to see a psychologist to explain how an evil creature is responsible for the deaths of his three children.

Director: Gerard Lough | Stars: Simon Fogarty, Michael Parle, Joanne Cullen, Ben Furlong

Votes: 134

45. Just Desserts: The Making of 'Creepshow' (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Horror

7.7
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Details the making of Stephen King & George A. Romero's 1982 horror anthology classic, from conception through to completion.

Director: Michael Felsher | Stars: Tom Atkins, Adrienne Barbeau, Pasquale Buba, Rick Catizone

Votes: 113

46. Suffer the Little Children (2006)

Not Rated | 19 min | Short, Horror

6.5
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Miss Sidley has a very odd student, named Robert, who begins quietly staring at her. Stating that he is a monster and that there are more of them in the class, Miss Sidley takes matter into... See full summary »

Director: Bernardo Villela | Stars: Angela Pietropinto, Adam Montgomery, Chris Lutkin, Bob Bowersox

Votes: 89

47. Night Surf (2002)

30 min | Short, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Loosely related to the author's highly regarded novel The Stand, the brief story follows one evening on a place called Anson Beach, New Hampshire, with a group of teens, survivors of a ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Sullivan | Stars: Clarence John Woods, Darcy Halsey, Geoffrey Emery, Matthew Oliva

Votes: 130

48. Autopsy Room Four (2003)

22 min | Short, Horror

7.3
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An executive recalls how he may have ended up going from his golf game to an autopsy room.

Director: Stephen Zakman | Stars: Stephen Furst, Torri Higginson, Michael Bergin, Sal Catalano

Votes: 226

49. Bike (2012)

22 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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When Richard Sifkitz receives a stark warning from his Doctor regarding his health, his obsessive behavior that helped fuel his career as an artist starts to become his downfall. After ... See full summary »

Director: David Toms | Stars: Adrian Annis, Leon Emirali, Denny Hodge, Laurence Saunders

Votes: 10

50. Paranoid (II) (2000)

8 min | Horror, Short, Thriller

6.7
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Two girls named Pamela and Rebecca wake up after a night of heavy drinking and get paronoid about what they got up to the night before.....

Director: Jay Holben | Stars: Tonya Ivey, Mark Reynolds, Patrick Gealogo, Tamara Balyan

Votes: 184