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1. Orphan (2009)

R | 123 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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42 Metascore

A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.

Writers: David Johnson, Alex Mace | Director: Jaume Collet-Serra | Stars: Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman, CCH Pounder

2. The Others (2001)

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

7.6
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74 Metascore

A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted.

Writer: Alejandro Amenábar | Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann

3. The Blair Witch Project (1999)

R | 81 min | Horror, Mystery

6.4
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81 Metascore

Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.

Writers: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez | Directors: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez | Stars: Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard, Bob Griffin

4. Omen III: The Final Conflict (1981)

R | 108 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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The now adult Antichrist plots to eliminate his future divine opponent while a cabal of monks plot to stop him.

Writers: David Seltzer, Andrew Birkin | Director: Graham Baker | Stars: Sam Neill, Rossano Brazzi, Don Gordon, Lisa Harrow

5. The People Under the Stairs (1991)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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Two adults and a juvenile burglar break into a house occupied by a brother and sister and their stolen children and can't escape.

Writer: Wes Craven | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A.J. Langer

6. The Woman (I) (2011)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.1
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58 Metascore

When a successful country lawyer captures and attempts to "civilize" the last remaining member of a violent clan that has roamed the Northeast coast for decades, he puts the lives of his family in jeopardy.

Writers: Jack Ketchum, Lucky McKee | Director: Lucky McKee | Stars: Pollyanna McIntosh, Brandon Gerald Fuller, Lauren Ashley Carter, Chris Krzykowski

7. Omen IV: The Awakening (1991 TV Movie)

Unrated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

3.8
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Damien Thorn is dead, but his prophecy is reborn in a mysterious girl named Delia, who is adopted by two attorneys, Gene & Karen York. When Karen realizes her baby was born under suspicious... See full summary »

Writers: Brian Taggert, Harvey Bernhard, David Seltzer | Directors: Jorge Montesi, Dominique Othenin-Girard | Stars: Faye Grant, Michael Woods, Michael Lerner, Madison Mason

8. Village of the Damned (1995)

R | 99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.6
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A small town's women give birth to unfriendly alien children posing as humans.

Writers: John Wyndham, Stirling Silliphant, Wolf Rilla, Ronald Kinnoch, David Himmelstein | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Kirstie Alley, Linda Kozlowski, Michael Paré

9. The Bad Seed (1956)

Approved | 129 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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A housewife suspects that her seemingly perfect 8-year-old daughter is a heartless killer.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, Maxwell Anderson, William March | Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones, Eileen Heckart

10. The Crush (1993)

R | 89 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

5.6
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A journalist becomes the unwanted center of attention for a 14-year-old girl whom proceeds to sabotage his life after he refuses her sexual advances.

Writer: Alan Shapiro | Director: Alan Shapiro | Stars: Cary Elwes, Alicia Silverstone, Jennifer Rubin, Kurtwood Smith

11. The Children (2008)

R | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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A relaxing Christmas vacation turns into a terrifying fight for survival as the children begin to turn on their parents.

Writers: Paul Andrew Williams, Tom Shankland | Director: Tom Shankland | Stars: Eva Birthistle, Stephen Campbell Moore, Jeremy Sheffield, Rachel Shelley

12. I've Loved You So Long (2008)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama

7.6
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79 Metascore

A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison.

Writer: Philippe Claudel | Director: Philippe Claudel | Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Elsa Zylberstein, Serge Hazanavicius, Laurent Grévill

13. The Rapture (1991)

R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery

6.6
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A telephone operator living an empty, amoral life finds God and loses him again.

Writer: Michael Tolkin | Director: Michael Tolkin | Stars: Mimi Rogers, David Duchovny, Darwyn Carson, Patrick Bauchau

14. Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)

R | 80 min | Comedy, Horror

5.6
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Angela Baker has undergone years of therapy, electro-shock and sexual reassignment surgeries, and finally landed herself a job in the last place she should be working - camp rolling hills. ... See full summary »

Writers: Fritz Gordon, Robert Hiltzik | Director: Michael A. Simpson | Stars: Pamela Springsteen, Renée Estevez, Tony Higgins, Valerie Hartman

15. Criminal Law (1988)

R | 117 min | Crime, Thriller

5.8
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Oldman plays a lawyer who defends a killer, but, soon after he wins he finds out that the killer is guilty.

Writer: Mark Kasdan | Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Gary Oldman, Kevin Bacon, Tess Harper, Karen Young

16. See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

7.3
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A vivid drama that documents the notorious "Moors murderers", Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.

Stars: Joanne Froggatt, Maxine Peake, Sean Harris, Matthew McNulty

17. Longford (2006 TV Movie)

93 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.8
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A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict.

Writer: Peter Morgan | Director: Tom Hooper | Stars: Lee Boardman, Jim Broadbent, Tam Dean Burn, Lindsay Duncan

18. Return to Sender (I) (2004)

R | 109 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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While fighting for a woman who sits on death row, a lawyer happens upon new information which brings into question the motives of a man associated with her client.

Writers: Neal Purvis, Robert Wade | Director: Bille August | Stars: Connie Nielsen, Aidan Quinn, Kelly Preston, Tim Daly

19. Small Sacrifices (1989 TV Movie)

159 min | Drama

7.5
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On the 19th of May 1983 Diane Downs stops at the McKenzie-Williamette-Hospital and cries for help. She is wounded on her arm and her three children are also wounded seriously. She says that... See full summary »

Writers: Ann Rule, Joyce Eliason | Director: David Greene | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Ryan O'Neal, Gordon Clapp, John Shea

20. Medea (1988 TV Movie)

76 min | Drama

7.1
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84 Metascore

Medea is in Corinth with Jason and their two young sons. King Kreon wants to reward Jason for his exploits: he gives the hand of his daughter, Glauce, to Jason as well as the promise of the... See full summary »

Writers: Euripides, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Lars von Trier, Preben Thomsen | Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Udo Kier, Kirsten Olesen, Henning Jensen, Solbjørg Højfeldt

21. Child of Rage (1992 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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A priest and his wife adopt a brother and sister, but the girl has terrible outbursts of rage. They get her in treatment and try to find out the reason for this.

Writers: Phil Penningroth, Suzette Couture | Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Mel Harris, Dwight Schultz, Ashley Peldon, Rosanna DeSoto

22. Sans Soleil (1983)

Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary

8.1
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"He wrote me...." A woman narrates the thoughts of a world traveler, meditations on time and memory expressed in words and images from places as far-flung as Japan, Guinea-Bissau, Iceland, ... See full summary »

Writer: Chris Marker | Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Florence Delay, Arielle Dombasle, Riyoko Ikeda, Charlotte Kerr

23. Silk (2006)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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In Taipei, the crippled scientist Hashimoto uses his invention of "Menger Sponge" to capture the energy of the spirit of a child in an old building. He invites the specialist in reading ... See full summary »

Writer: Chao-Bin Su | Director: Chao-Bin Su | Stars: Chen Chang, Yôsuke Eguchi, Kar Yan Lam, Barbie Hsu

24. Prime Suspect: The Lost Child (1995 TV Movie)

101 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Supt. Tennison orchestrates a search for an abducted baby, but events take a turn for the worst when personal emotions cause complications.

Writer: Paul Billing | Director: John Madden | Stars: Helen Mirren, Beatie Edney, Robert Glenister, Lesley Sharp

25. Murder of Innocence (1993 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Newlywed Laurie Wade finds her marriage, and eventually the rest of her life, shattered by her deep-rooted psychotic behavior. She goes from brief "short-circuits" to overtly murderous ... See full summary »

Writers: Joel Kaplan, George Papajohn, Eric Zorn, Philip Rosenberg | Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Stephen Caffrey, Graham Beckel, Jerry Hardin

26. The Bad Seed (1985 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.5
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Freak fatal accidents force a widow to realize her precocious 9-year-old daughter was born to kill.

Writers: Maxwell Anderson, George Eckstein, William March | Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Blair Brown, Lynn Redgrave, David Carradine, Carrie Wells

27. La Cérémonie (1995)

112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The upper-class owner of a gallery, Catherine Lelievre, hires the efficient and quiet maid Sophie to work in the family manor in the French countryside. Her husband Georges Lelievre, who is... See full summary »

Writers: Ruth Rendell, Claude Chabrol, Caroline Eliacheff | Director: Claude Chabrol | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Cassel

28. Satánico pandemonium (1975)

87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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A young nun is tempted by visions of forbidden sexual fantasies to cross over to Satan.

Writers: Jorge Barragán, Adolfo Martínez Solares, Gilberto Martínez Solares | Director: Gilberto Martínez Solares | Stars: Enrique Rocha, Cecilia Pezet, Delia Magaña, Clemencia Colin

29. Macabre (1980)

Unrated | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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A middle-aged woman, traumatized from the death of her adulterous lover, moves into a room at a New Orleans boarding house where the blind landlord becomes suspicious to her activities of continuing her affair with her dead lover.

Writers: Antonio Avati, Pupi Avati, Lamberto Bava, Roberto Gandus | Director: Lamberto Bava | Stars: Bernice Stegers, Stanko Molnar, Veronica Zinny, Roberto Posse

30. Medea (1969)

110 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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To win the kingdom his uncle took from his father, Jason must steal the golden fleece from the land of barbarians, where Medea is royalty and a powerful sorceress, where human sacrifice ... See full summary »

Writer: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini | Stars: Maria Callas, Massimo Girotti, Laurent Terzieff, Giuseppe Gentile

31. Beware: Children at Play (1989)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

4.1
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After several children have gone missing, a writer and a cop decide to get to the bottom of the problem once and for all. As they find more and more leads they discover that their children ... See full summary »

Writer: Fred Scharkey | Director: Mik Cribben | Stars: Michael Robertson, Rich Hamilton, Robin Lilly, Lori Romero

32. In Your Hands (2004)

101 min | Drama

7.0
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Writers: Kim Fupz Aakeson, Annette K. Olesen | Director: Annette K. Olesen | Stars: Ann Eleonora Jørgensen, Trine Dyrholm, Nicolaj Kopernikus, Sonja Richter

33. Pixote (1981)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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The life of a boy in the streets of Sao Paulo, involved with little crimes, prostitution, etc

Writers: José Louzeiro, Hector Babenco, Jorge Durán | Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Fernando Ramos da Silva, Jorge Julião, Gilberto Moura, Edilson Lino

34. Les mémés cannibales (1988)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror

4.8
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When given a demonic present by their black sheep nephew two kindly old grannies are transformed into demons who proceed to gorily knock-off their greedy relatives.

Writer: Emmanuel Kervyn | Director: Emmanuel Kervyn | Stars: Catherine Aymerie, Caroline Braeckman, Richard Cotica, Danielle Daven

35. The Girl in a Swing (1988)

R | 119 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

5.2
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A London art broker goes to Copenhagen where he requires the services of a secretary fluent in Danish, English, and German. He falls deeply in love with the woman, despite the fact that he ... See full summary »

Writers: Richard Adams, Gordon Hessler | Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Meg Tilly, Rupert Frazer, Nicholas Le Prevost, Elspet Gray

36. The Baby of Mâcon (1993)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, History

6.9
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A movie about the corruption in all levels of society. A baby is born from a supposed-to-be virgin woman, so a chain of hysteria about divine intervention in the birth takes place.

Writer: Peter Greenaway | Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Julia Ormond, Ralph Fiennes, Philip Stone, Jonathan Lacey

37. Strange Behavior (1981)

R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.6
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A scientist is experimenting with teenagers and turning them into murderers.

Writers: Bill Condon, Michael Laughlin | Director: Michael Laughlin | Stars: Michael Murphy, Louise Fletcher, Dan Shor, Fiona Lewis

38. The Godsend (1980)

R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.1
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An English family of six takes in a pregnant woman who disappears shortly after giving birth. They raise the baby girl as their own, but over the years the strange deaths of their children ... See full summary »

Writers: Olaf Pooley, Bernard Taylor | Director: Gabrielle Beaumont | Stars: Malcolm Stoddard, Cyd Hayman, Angela Pleasence, Patrick Barr

39. Monolith (1993)

R | 95 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.2
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Two cops investigating the murder of a young boy become invloved in a very secret project involving alien life. Needless to say, the authorities don't want them to stick their noses into ... See full summary »

Writers: Stephen Lister, Eric Poppen | Director: John Eyres | Stars: Bill Paxton, Lindsay Frost, John Hurt, Louis Gossett Jr.

40. Flesh Eating Mothers (1988)

Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Horror

4.1
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A venereal disease turns an entire town of two-timing mothers into cannibals!

Writers: James Aviles Martin, Zev Shlasinger | Director: James Aviles Martin | Stars: Robert Lee Oliver, Donatella Hecht, Neal Rosen, Valorie Hubbard

41. Desyat negrityat (1987)

137 min | Crime, Mystery

8.0
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A disturbing psychological thriller based on the classic novel by Agatha Christie. Ten strangers are forced to come face to face with their dark pasts after receiving an anonymous invitation to an isolated island off the coast of England.

Writers: Agatha Christie, Stanislav Govorukhin | Director: Stanislav Govorukhin | Stars: Vladimir Zeldin, Tatyana Drubich, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Aleksei Zharkov

42. Don't Go Near the Park (1979)

R | 80 min | Horror

3.6
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Runaways are attacked by evil beings from the far past.

Writers: Linwood Chase, Lawrence David Foldes | Director: Lawrence David Foldes | Stars: Aldo Ray, Meeno Peluce, Tammy Taylor, Barbara Bain

43. The Child (1977)

R | 82 min | Horror

4.6
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A newly-hired housekeeper in a remote area is alarmed to discover that her boss's eleven-year-old daughter is using her supernatural powers to take revenge on the people she holds ... See full summary »

Writer: Ralph Lucas | Director: Robert Voskanian | Stars: Laurel Barnett, Rosalie Cole, Frank Janson, Richard Hanners

44. Moxina (2012)

Unrated | 16 min | Short, Adventure, Horror

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In the winter of 2008, two climbers encountered the Taiwanese legendary monster 'Moxina'(a.k.a. Mô-sîn-á) at the evil mountain 'Wuzhishan'.

Writer: Ryota Nakanishi | Director: Ryota Nakanishi | Stars: Mario Bava, Pengquang Chen, Shunji Chen, Carl Theodor Dreyer

45. Medea (I) (1983 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writers: Euripides, Robinson Jeffers | Director: Mark Cullingham | Stars: Zoe Caldwell, Judith Anderson, Mitchell Ryan, Jacqueline Brookes

46. Water Damage (1999)

81 min | Thriller

4.3
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As the body count rises, a killer keeps police guessing.

Writers: Tony Johnston, Gregory Ward | Director: Murray Battle | Stars: Daniel Baldwin, Leslie Hope, John Neville, Roberta Maxwell

47. Suffer, Little Children (1983)

74 min | Horror

3.7
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A mute child arrives at a children's home and starts terrorizing the other children with her demonic powers.

Writer: Meg Shanks | Director: Alan Briggs | Stars: Colin Chamberlain, Ginny Rose, Jon Hollanz, Nicola Diana

48. The Boy from Hell (2004)

50 min | Horror

5.2
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A mysterious old woman appears before Setsu, who has recently lost her only child in a tragic accident. She says she can bring Setsu's son, Daio back to life. After agreeing to this ... See full summary »

Writers: Hideshi Hino, Seiji Tanigawa, Naoteru Yamamoto | Director: Mari Asato | Stars: Mirai Yamamoto, Mitsuru Akaboshi, Baku Numata, Hanae Shôji

49. Capital Execution (1903)

Short, Drama

4.6
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Writers: Christian Lundsgaard, Scheel Vandel | Director: Peter Elfelt | Stars: Francesca Nathansen, Victor Betzonich

50. Hilde Warren und der Tod (1917)

80 min | Horror

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Hilde Warren, a famous actress, is impregnated by a convicted murderer and becomes plagued by visions of an extremely gaunt and sepulchral Death. Upon discovering her child is the image of ... See full summary »

Writer: Fritz Lang | Director: Joe May | Stars: Mia May, Bruno Kastner, Georg John, Hans Mierendorff