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1. Practical Magic (1998)

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

6.2
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46 Metascore

Two witch sisters, raised by their eccentric aunts in a small town, face closed-minded prejudice and a curse which threatens to prevent them ever finding lasting love.

Director: Griffin Dunne | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing, Dianne Wiest

Votes: 60,808 | Gross: $46.68M

2. Without a Paddle (2004)

PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery

5.9
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29 Metascore

After their friend dies, three men decide to fulfill their childhood dream by going on a camping expedition for the lost D. B. Cooper bounty, with calamitous results.

Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Seth Green, Dax Shepard, Matthew Price

Votes: 39,362 | Gross: $58.17M

3. Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)

R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.1
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In the 22nd century, a scientist attempts to right the wrong his ancestor created: the puzzle box that opens the gates of Hell and unleashes Pinhead and his Cenobite legions.

Director: Kevin Yagher | Stars: Bruce Ramsay, Valentina Vargas, Doug Bradley, Charlotte Chatton

Votes: 15,815 | Gross: $16.68M

4. Scared Topless (2015 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 80 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

4.3
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A group of unsuspecting college students explore a haunted house and get more than they bargained for when the sexual frenzy of the paranormal world reveals itself in SCARED TOPLESS. Come, ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: Cindy Lucas, Bridgette B., Frankie Cullen, Billy Chappell

Votes: 150

5. Seeds of Yesterday (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Drama

6.2
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The Sheffield family reveal and go through some home truths as their middle child inherits the Foxworth mansion. The family's ghosts looming over, and more tragedies are in store as the curse lives on.

Director: Shawn Ku | Stars: Rachael Carpani, James Maslow, Jason Lewis, Anthony Konechny

Votes: 1,157

6. Martin (1978)

R | 95 min | Drama, Horror

7.2
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68 Metascore

A young man, who believes himself to be a vampire, goes to live with his elderly and hostile cousin in a small Pennsylvania town where he tries to redeem his blood-craving urges.

Director: George A. Romero | Stars: John Amplas, Lincoln Maazel, Christine Forrest, Elyane Nadeau

Votes: 8,127 | Gross: $0.10M

7. Dark Shadows (1991)

45 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

7.6
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Victoria Winters comes to Collinwood, an isolated mansion in Maine, to work as a governess, but soon finds herself drawn into a strange world of vampires, ghosts and curses.

Stars: Ben Cross, Barbara Blackburn, Jim Fyfe, Joanna Going

Votes: 1,469

8. La nuit des étoiles filantes (1973)

Not Rated | 92 min | Horror

4.7
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A girl arrives from London to visit her estranged relatives in a remote castle for the reading of her father's will. After a while she discovers that they are all in fact dead and her ... See full summary »

Directors: Jesús Franco, Jean Rollin, Pierre Quérut | Stars: Christina von Blanc, Carmen Yazalde, Rosa Palomar, Anne Libert

Votes: 1,751

9. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

Approved | 87 min | Horror, Mystery

7.0
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When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, André Morell, Christopher Lee, Marla Landi

Votes: 7,452

10. Meridian (1990 Video)

R | 85 min | Horror

5.3
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Two American girls in Italy are drugged and raped by an evil magician and his twin brother who suffer from a curse that turns them into beastmen each day. One of the girls falls for the good twin and decides to help him break the curse.

Director: Charles Band | Stars: Sherilyn Fenn, Malcolm Jamieson, Charlie Spradling, Hilary Mason

Votes: 1,046

11. Lust for a Vampire (1971)

R | 91 min | Horror

5.8
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In 1830, forty years to the day since the last manifestation of their dreaded vampirism, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful ... See full summary »

Director: Jimmy Sangster | Stars: Barbara Jefford, Ralph Bates, Suzanna Leigh, Yutte Stensgaard

Votes: 1,745

12. Dracula's Daughter (1936)

Approved | 71 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.4
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Hungarian countess Marya Zaleska seeks the aid of a noted psychiatrist, hoping to free herself of a mysterious evil influence.

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Otto Kruger, Gloria Holden, Marguerite Churchill, Edward Van Sloan

Votes: 4,391

13. Dragonwyck (1946)

Approved | 103 min | Drama, Thriller, Mystery

7.0
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A simple Connecticut farm girl is recruited by a distant relative, an aristocratic patroon, to be governess to his young daughter in his Hudson Valley mansion.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Vincent Price, Glenn Langan

Votes: 2,852

14. Cry of the Banshee (1970)

R | 91 min | Horror

5.6
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In Elizabethan England, a wicked lord massacres nearly all the members of a coven of witches, earning the enmity of their leader, Oona. Oona calls up a magical servant, a "banshee", to ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Vincent Price, Essy Persson, Hilary Heath, Carl Rigg

Votes: 1,445

15. Die, Monster, Die! (1965)

Approved | 80 min | Mystery, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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A young man visits his fiancée's estate to discover that her wheelchair-bound scientist father has discovered a meteorite that emits mutating radiation rays that have turned the plants in ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Haller | Stars: Boris Karloff, Nick Adams, Freda Jackson, Suzan Farmer

Votes: 2,173

16. Red: Werewolf Hunter (2010 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Fantasy, Horror

4.4
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The modern-day descendant of Little Red Riding Hood brings her fiancé home to meet her family and reveal their occupation as werewolf hunters, but after he is bitten by a werewolf, she must protect him from her own family.

Director: Sheldon Wilson | Stars: Felicia Day, Kavan Smith, Stephen McHattie, Greg Bryk

Votes: 1,772

17. Adam & Steve (2005)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.0
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48 Metascore

Follows two New York city couples -- one heterosexual and one gay who explore the peaks and the valleys of their respective relationships.

Director: Craig Chester | Stars: Craig Chester, Malcolm Gets, Parker Posey, Chris Kattan

Votes: 2,784 | Gross: $0.31M

18. Monster Dog (1984)

R | 84 min | Horror, Music

4.5
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A rock star returns to his childhood home to shoot a music video while a pack of wild dogs are on the loose killing off the local residents.

Director: Claudio Fragasso | Stars: Alice Cooper, Victoria Vera, Carlos Santurio, Pepa Sarsa

Votes: 848

19. Twice-Told Tales (1963)

Approved | 120 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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Three horror stories based on the writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. In the first story titled "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment", Heidegger attempts to restore the youth of himself, his fiancee ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Vincent Price, Sebastian Cabot, Brett Halsey, Beverly Garland

Votes: 1,940

20. She-Wolf of London (1946)

Passed | 61 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Horror

5.2
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A young heiress finds evidence suggesting that at night she acts under the influence of a family curse and has begun committing ghastly murders in a nearby park.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Don Porter, June Lockhart, Sara Haden, Jan Wiley

Votes: 1,747

21. Jaws of Satan (1981)

R | 92 min | Horror

3.8
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A preacher whose ancestors were cursed by Druids battles Satan, who has taken the form of a huge snake.

Director: Bob Claver | Stars: Fritz Weaver, Gretchen Corbett, Jon Korkes, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 516

22. Crypt of the Vampire (1964)

Not Rated | 82 min | Horror

6.0
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Count Karnstein sends for a doctor to help his sick daughter Laura. Her nurse believes she is possessed by the spirit of a dead ancestor;Carmilla. A young woman becomes intrigued by the ... See full summary »

Director: Camillo Mastrocinque | Stars: Christopher Lee, Adriana Ambesi, Ursula Davis, José Campos

Votes: 467

23. La plus longue nuit du diable (1971)

R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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Six of seven tourists in a east European castle overnight are victims of a helper of the devil. Is Satan willing to spare their souls?

Director: Jean Brismée | Stars: Erika Blanc, Jean Servais, Daniel Emilfork, Jacques Monseau

Votes: 1,349

24. The Blancheville Monster (1963)

Unrated | 90 min | Horror

5.1
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The beautiful young daughter of a crazed count fears that she will fall victim to the family curse - to be sacrificed to fulfill an ancient family legend.

Director: Alberto De Martino | Stars: Gérard Tichy, Leo Anchóriz, Ombretta Colli, Helga Liné

Votes: 400

25. The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery (1996 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Drama, Horror

9.2
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Shortly after moving to Rittersburg to take over duties as the lone "Schattenjager", Gabriel Knight is called by the townsfolk to investigate the killing of a child believed to be caused by... See full summary »

Director: Will Binder | Stars: Dean Erickson, Joanne Takahashi, Russell Mitchell, Peter J. Lucas

Votes: 583

26. Witchcraft (1964)

Not Rated | 79 min | Horror

6.2
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When her grave is disturbed by modern-day land developers, a 300-year-old witch is accidentally resurrected and terrorizes an English village.

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Jack Hedley, Jill Dixon, Viola Keats

Votes: 612

27. The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake (1959)

Approved | 70 min | Horror, Mystery

5.9
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Jonathan Drake, while attending his brother's funeral, is shocked to find the head of the deceased is missing. When his brother's skull shows up later in a locked cabinet, Drake realizes an... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Eduard Franz, Valerie French, Grant Richards, Henry Daniell

Votes: 641

28. Kaidan (2007)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.3
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Japan, 250 years ago. Soetsu is a moneylender who is killed by the cruel samurai Shinzaemon. His body is dumped in the Kasenega-Fuchi river. According to legend, all who drown in the river ... See full summary »

Director: Hideo Nakata | Stars: Kumiko Asô, Takaaki Enoki, Leona Hirota, Teisui Ichiryûsai

Votes: 906

29. Voices (2007)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.6
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This creepy, supernatural thriller revolves around the paranoid belief that those dearest to you may want you dead.

Director: Ki-hwan Oh | Stars: Jin-seo Yoon, Gi-woong Park, Ki-woo Lee, Yu-seon Ham

Votes: 1,090

30. Jennifer's Shadow (2004)

R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.7
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Willful young Jennifer Cassi travels to South America to claim the inheritance of her recently deceased twin sister Johanna's house. While there Jennifer must contend with her eccentric ... See full summary »

Directors: Daniel de la Vega, Pablo Parés | Stars: Faye Dunaway, Gina Philips, Duilio Marzio, Nicolás Pauls

Votes: 456

31. Satomi hakken-den (1983)

133 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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Princess Shizu's family is wiped out by an family of undead seeking revenge. The eight samurai can save her, but who and where are they?

Director: Kinji Fukasaku | Stars: Hiroko Yakushimaru, Hiroyuki Sanada, Shin'ichi Chiba, Etsuko Shiomi

Votes: 823

32. The Cursed (I) (2010)

88 min | Horror, Romance, Thriller

3.6
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A supernatural thriller set in a cozy Tennessee town where Sheriff Jimmy Muldoon and younger brother, Deputy Lloyd Muldoon, have a firm grasp of law and order until a stranger, Denny White,... See full summary »

Director: Joel Bender | Stars: Louis Mandylor, Brad Thornton, Costas Mandylor, Francesca Cecil

Votes: 398

33. The Undying Monster (1942)

Not Rated | 63 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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Surviving members of an aristocratic English family are threatened by a legendary monster when they venture out on chilly, foggy nights.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: James Ellison, Heather Angel, John Howard, Bramwell Fletcher

Votes: 904

34. Seven Women for Satan (1976)

82 min | Horror

4.5
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Michael plays a descendant of the original count Zaroff who leaves his Paris flat every weekend to hunt humans on his isolated estate.

Director: Michel Lemoine | Stars: Michel Lemoine, Nathalie Zeiger, Howard Vernon, Joëlle Coeur

Votes: 330

35. Berserker (1987)

R | 85 min | Horror

4.2
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Six young adults in the woods run afoul of a berserker, a viking warrior who dons the fur and snout of a bear, and are slain in turn by him.

Director: Jefferson Richard | Stars: Joseph Alan Johnson, Greg Dawson, Valerie Sheldon, Shannon Engemann

Votes: 336

36. Curse of the Devil (1973)

R | 73 min | Horror

5.7
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A man whose ancestors executed a witch is turned into a werewolf by modern-day descendants of the executed witch.

Director: Carlos Aured | Stars: Paul Naschy, Fabiola Falcón, Mariano Vidal Molina, Maritza Olivares

Votes: 583

37. The Witch's Curse (1962)

91 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

5.1
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Maciste travels to Hell to find a witch and make her undo a curse she put on the surface world.

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Kirk Morris, Hélène Chanel, Vira Silenti, Angelo Zanolli

Votes: 324

38. Inugami (2001)

Unrated | 106 min | Drama, Thriller, Fantasy

6.1
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Akira, the young new schoolteacher in town falls for secretive Miki, an older woman who takes care of her family's urn that supposedly holds a forest wolf-spirit, inugami. People soon start disappearing and the town blames Akira.

Director: Masato Harada | Stars: Yûki Amami, Atsuro Watabe, Eugene Harada, Shiho Fujimura

Votes: 704

39. Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers (1993 Video Game)

T | Drama, Horror, Mystery

9.3
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Gabriel Knight is the owner of a New Orleans bookstore which specializes in rare books. He's also an aspiring writer, and a series of VooDoo related murders currently plaguing the city may ... See full summary »

Director: Jane Jensen | Stars: Tim Curry, Mark Hamill, Leah Remini, Virginia Capers

Votes: 519

40. The House of Usher (2006)

R | 81 min | Drama, Thriller

4.0
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Three years after her lover, Rick Usher, and her best friend, Maddy Usher, had suddenly disappeared from her life without explanation, Jill Masters receives a phone call with news of ... See full summary »

Director: Hayley Cloake | Stars: Austin Nichols, Izabella Miko, Beth Grant, Stephen Fischer

Votes: 628

41. House of the Black Death (1965)

GP | 89 min | Horror

3.4
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Two brothers, both of whom are warlocks, use their powers and covens of witches to battle over the family fortune.

Directors: Harold Daniels, Reginald Le Borg, Jerry Warren | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine, Andrea King, Tom Drake

Votes: 141

42. La mano de un hombre muerto (1962)

Approved | 95 min | Horror

6.1
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When violent crime strikes a tiny hamlet, the townsfolk suspect the distant relative of a sadistic 17th century baron who cursed the village.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Ana Castor, Howard Vernon, Paula Martel, Georges Rollin

Votes: 416

43. Magic Kitchen (2004)

105 min | Romance, Comedy

5.4
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Yau is on the lookout for love in modern day Hong Kong in spite of her family curse

Director: Chi-Ngai Lee | Stars: Sheila Chan, Sammi Cheng, Nicola Cheung, Stephen Fung

Votes: 461

44. Uccidete il vitello grasso e arrostitelo (1970)

92 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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When a young man named Enrico comes back home for his fathers funeral he discovers his brother Cesare and his sister Verde may be plotting his death.

Director: Salvatore Samperi | Stars: Jean Sorel, Marilù Tolo, Maurizio Degli Esposti, Gigi Ballista

Votes: 64

45. Expiration Date (2006)

94 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Charlie Silvercould III carries around a family curse passed down from his grandfather; death by a milk truck on his 25th birthday. With eight days left, Charlie accepts his fate and starts... See full summary »

Director: Rick Stevenson | Stars: Robert A. Guthrie, Sascha Knopf, Dee Wallace, Ned Romero

Votes: 402

46. Savage Hunt of King Stakh (1980)

134 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.0
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A mystical drama based on a story by V. Korotkevich. The film is set in out-of-the-way Belarusian woodlands at the end of the 19th century. A young ethnographer, Andrej Bielarecki, comes here to research local folk legends.

Director: Valeri Rubinchik | Stars: Boris Plotnikov, Elena Dimitrova, Igor Klass, Aleksandr Kharitonov

Votes: 214

47. La Llorona (1960)

75 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.1
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Felipe and Margarita get married and have a boy named Jorgito. Her uncle Gerardo tell them about a curse that affects the first born boy in the family.

Director: René Cardona | Stars: María Elena Marqués, Eduardo Fajardo, Luz María Aguilar, Carlos López Moctezuma

Votes: 47

48. Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny (1997 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.2
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On her death bed, Scotia, witch of the Dark Army, bestowed her evil twisted powers upon her son, Luther- but there were complications... Now Luther uncontrollably shape-shifts (from human ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph D. Kucan | Stars: Paige Rowland, Paul Bastardo, Sean Masterson, Andrew Craig

Votes: 59

49. Impossible Love (1977)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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Rich Spanish landowner Alvaro is torn between his wife Elvira and two other women in his life. He's also worried about the fact that both his father and grandfather were murdered by Spanish revolutionaries in the house he's inherited.

Director: José Antonio Nieves Conde | Stars: Stephen Boyd, Sara Lezana, Carmen de la Maza, Paola Senatore

Votes: 13

50. Inugami no tatari (1977)

103 min | Horror

5.4
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A man looking to mine uranium in a rural Japanese village has the wicked curse of the Dog God set upon him.

Director: Shun'ya Itô | Stars: Shin'ya Ohwada, Emiko Yamauchi, Masami Hasegawa, Jun Izumi

Votes: 59