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1. StageFright (1987)

Unrated | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

6.8
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A group of stage actors lock themselves in the theater for a rehearsal of their upcoming musical production, unaware that an escaped psychopath has sneaked into the theater with them.

Director: Michele Soavi | Stars: David Brandon, Barbara Cupisti, Domenico Fiore, Robert Gligorov

Votes: 4,811

2. The Cat and the Canary (1939)

72 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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When an eccentric family meets in their uncle's remote, decaying mansion on the tenth anniversary of his death for the reading of his will, murder and madness follow.

Director: Elliott Nugent | Stars: Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard, John Beal, Douglass Montgomery

Votes: 1,879

3. Trick or Treats (1982)

R | 91 min | Horror

4.0
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A baby sitter is stuck watching over a young brat on Halloween night who keeps playing vicious pranks on her. To add to her trouble the boy's deranged father has escaped from an asylum and is planning on making a visit.

Director: Gary Graver | Stars: Jacqueline Giroux, Peter Jason, Chris Graver, David Carradine

Votes: 372

4. Stranger on the Third Floor (1940)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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An aspiring reporter is the key witness at the murder trial of a young man accused of cutting a café owner's throat and is soon accused of a similar crime himself.

Director: Boris Ingster | Stars: Peter Lorre, John McGuire, Margaret Tallichet, Charles Waldron

Votes: 2,644

5. Voyage of the Rock Aliens (1984)

PG | 97 min | Musical, Sci-Fi, Comedy

5.4
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Aliens land in the town of "Speelburgh" searching for the source of rock & roll. They find trouble with Dee Dee, Frankie and the pack.

Director: James Fargo | Stars: Pia Zadora, Craig Sheffer, Tom Nolan, Ruth Gordon

Votes: 403

6. Lighthouse (1999)

R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller

4.9
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A prison ship on its way to a remote island prison runs aground on rocks and sinks. Mixed survivors of cons and prison guards struggle ashore, only to discover to their horror that another ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Hunter | Stars: James Purefoy, Rachel Shelley, Christopher Adamson, Paul Brooke

Votes: 1,057

7. The Cat and the Canary (1927)

Unrated | 108 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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Relatives of an eccentric millionaire gather in his spooky mansion on the 20th anniversary of his death for the reading of his will.

Director: Paul Leni | Stars: Laura La Plante, Creighton Hale, Forrest Stanley, Tully Marshall

Votes: 2,126

8. Dr. Jack (1922)

Passed | 59 min | Comedy

7.2
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Country Doctor, Jack Jackson is called in to treat the Sick-Little-Well-Girl, who has been making Dr. Saulsbourg and is sanitarium very rich, after years of unsuccessful treatment. His ... See full summary »

Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor | Stars: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, John T. Prince, Eric Mayne

Votes: 954

9. Charlie Chan at the Opera (1936)

Unrated | 68 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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A dangerous amnesiac escapes from an asylum, hides in the opera house, and is suspected of getting revenge on those who tried to murder him 13 years ago.

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone | Stars: Warner Oland, Boris Karloff, Keye Luke, Charlotte Henry

Votes: 1,596

10. The Haunted Strangler (1958)

Unrated | 78 min | Crime, Mystery, Horror

6.2
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A researcher investigating a notorious serial killer who was hanged 20 years earlier seemingly becomes possessed by the long dead strangler.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Boris Karloff, Anthony Dawson, Jean Kent, Elizabeth Allan

Votes: 935

11. High Wall (1947)

Approved | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.9
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After a brain-damaged man confesses to murder and is committed, Dr. Ann Lorrison tries to prove his innocence.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Robert Taylor, Audrey Totter, Herbert Marshall, Dorothy Patrick

Votes: 954

12. The Ghost Walks (1934)

Passed | 69 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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During a stormy night at an old dark mansion, people who claim to see ghosts roaming the halls are later found murdered.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: John Miljan, June Collyer, Richard Carle, Henry Kolker

Votes: 294

13. Night Screams (1987)

88 min | Horror

4.2
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A football star throws a party for his friends. Two insane killers escape from a nearby asylum on that same night, and in their efforts to elude authorities, wind up at the party.

Director: Allen Plone | Stars: Joseph Paul Manno, Ron Thomas, Randy Lundsford, Megan Wyss

Votes: 251

14. Hurra - Die Schwedinnen sind da (1978)

84 min | Comedy

4.6
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Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb | Stars: Scarlett Gunden, Wolf Goldan, Corinne Brodbeck, Bea Fiedler

Votes: 65

15. Rapport till himlen (1994)

Drama

7.3
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Victor is close to drowning. After the accident he can see the dead. There is a murderer loose in the town who kills young women. To enter heaven everyone has to write a report. In case of ... See full summary »

Stars: Johan Widerberg, Lina Englund, Stellan Skarsgård, Kjell Bergqvist

Votes: 504

16. Roast-Beef and Movies (1934)

16 min | Comedy, Musical, Short

3.9
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A trio of amateur film makers try to persuade a group of studio executives to exhibit their new movie.

Director: Sam Baerwitz | Stars: George Givot, Curly Howard, Bob Callahan, Albertina Rasch Dancers

Votes: 102

17. Der rote Rausch (1962)

88 min | Thriller

7.0
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Director: Wolfgang Schleif | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Brigitte Grothum, Marina Petrova, Sieghardt Rupp

Votes: 77

18. Here Comes Mr. Zerk (1943)

Approved | 19 min | Short, Comedy, War

6.2
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Harry, a famous scientist, is mistaken for an escaped lunatic.

Director: Jules White | Stars: Harry Langdon, John T. Murray, Shirley Patterson, Bobby Barber

Votes: 5

19. Strange Case of Hennessy (1933)

20 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

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An escaped lunatic poses as famed detective Silo Dance in this musical comedy mystery set in an old dark house in this spoof of S.S. Van Dine's famed sleuth Philo Vance.

Director: Ray McCarey | Stars: Cliff Edwards, Jack Fulton, Jean Sargent, Fred Hillebrand

20. Rescue 8 (1958– )
Episode: A Handful of Vengeance (1959)

30 min | Drama

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A deranged pyromaniac attacks a forest fire warden, shoots the fire wardens wife and locks their 2 young children in a storage room. When Wes and Skip arrive, they get locked in the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert G. Walker | Stars: Jim Davis, Lang Jeffries, Harlan Warde, Anne Bellamy

21. Only Fools and Horses.... (1981–2003)
Episode: Friday the 14th (1983)

TV-PG | 29 min | Comedy

9.0
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The Trotters take a trip down to Cornwall to make use of Boycie's country cottage for a spot of salmon poaching. The fishing trip should be a nice little earner with £10 a salmon being paid... See full summary »

Director: Ray Butt | Stars: David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Lennard Pearce, Christopher Malcolm

Votes: 252

22. Thriller (1973–1976)
Episode: The Carnation Killer (1973)

66 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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A serial killer escapes from the asylum to which he has been confined. He picks a seemingly innocent woman as his next victim, but soon it looks like she's not quite as innocent as he thought.

Director: Robert Tronson | Stars: Norman Eshley, Katherine Schofield, Derek Smith, Garrick Hagon

Votes: 93

23. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)
Episode: The Gentleman from America (1956)

TV-14 | 30 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Rich American Howard Lattimer visits London, and bets 1000 pounds that he can spend the night in a room that is said to be haunted.

Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Biff McGuire, Ralph Clanton, John Irving

Votes: 327