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1. The Shannara Chronicles (2016– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.5
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Series of adventures, war, and evil that occur throughout the history of the Four Lands.

Stars: Austin Butler, Ivana Baquero, Manu Bennett, Aaron Jakubenko

Votes: 31,435

2. The Blair Witch Project (1999)

R | 81 min | Horror

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.

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

Votes: 188,007 | Gross: $140.53M

3. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.9
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An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.

Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 110,399

4. American Gods (2017– )

60 min | Fantasy, Mystery | Filming

A recently released ex-convict named Shadow meets a mysterious man who calls himself "Wednesday" and who knows more than he first seems to about Shadow's life and past.

Stars: Gillian Anderson, Yetide Badaki, Emily Browning, Dane Cook

5. Krampus (I) (2015)

PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.2
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49 Metascore

A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a Christmas demon to his family home.

Director: Michael Dougherty | Stars: Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Allison Tolman

Votes: 30,556 | Gross: $42.59M

6. Princess Mononoke (1997)

PG-13 | 134 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

8.4
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76 Metascore

On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Votes: 222,936 | Gross: $2.30M

7. Mulan (1998)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.5
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71 Metascore

To save her father from death in the army, a young maiden secretly goes in his place and becomes one of China's greatest heroines in the process.

Directors: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook | Stars: Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, BD Wong, Lea Salonga

Votes: 172,884 | Gross: $120.62M

8. The Brothers Grimm (2005)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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51 Metascore

Will and Jake Grimm are traveling con-artists who encounter a genuine fairy-tale curse which requires true courage instead of their usual bogus exorcisms.

Director: Terry Gilliam | Stars: Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, Monica Bellucci, Petr Ratimec

Votes: 98,782 | Gross: $37.90M

9. Candyman (1992)

R | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.

Director: Bernard Rose | Stars: Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley, Tony Todd, Kasi Lemmons

Votes: 50,981 | Gross: $25.79M

10. Ancient Aliens (2009– )

90 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Science and mythology - and how they are the same thing.

Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Giorgio Tsoukalos, David Childress, Philip Coppens

Votes: 6,273

11. Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)

R | 142 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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57 Metascore

In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast.

Director: Christophe Gans | Stars: Samuel Le Bihan, Mark Dacascos, Jérémie Renier, Vincent Cassel

Votes: 52,369 | Gross: $10.93M

12. Tropical Malady (2004)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.3
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78 Metascore

A romance between a soldier and a country boy, wrapped around a Thai folk-tale involving a shaman with shape-shifting abilities.

Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul | Stars: Banlop Lomnoi, Sakda Kaewbuadee, Huai Dessom, Sirivech Jareonchon

Votes: 3,411

13. The Seventh Sign (1988)

R | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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In Haiti, the sea and the life-form die; in the Middle East, a town is frozen. These are signs of the Apocalypse and the Vatican is investigating, but Father Lucci advises that these omens ... See full summary »

Director: Carl Schultz | Stars: Demi Moore, Michael Biehn, Jürgen Prochnow, Peter Friedman

Votes: 10,512 | Gross: $18.88M

14. Absentia (2011)

R | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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A woman and her sister begin to link a mysterious tunnel to a series of disappearances, including that of her own husband.

Director: Mike Flanagan | Stars: Catherine Parker, Courtney Bell, Dave Levine, Justin Gordon

Votes: 13,165

15. The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)

Unrated | 91 min | Comedy, Horror

7.3
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A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jack MacGowran, Roman Polanski, Alfie Bass, Jessie Robins

Votes: 23,062

16. Andrei Rublev (1966)

Not Rated | 205 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.4
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The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko, Nikolay Sergeev

Votes: 23,776

17. The Joy Luck Club (1993)

R | 139 min | Drama

7.6
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84 Metascore

The life histories of four Asian women and their daughters reflect and guide each other.

Director: Wayne Wang | Stars: Tamlyn Tomita, Rosalind Chao, Kieu Chinh, Tsai Chin

Votes: 12,575 | Gross: $32.86M

18. The Company of Wolves (1984)

R | 95 min | Horror, Fantasy

6.8
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A teenage girl in a country manor falls asleep while reading a magazine and she has a disturbing dream involving wolves which appears to take place in the woods visible from her bedroom window.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Graham Crowden

Votes: 11,616

19. Viy (2014)

127 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

5.3
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An 18th century English cartographer, Jonathan Green, sets out on a journey to map the uncharted lands of Transylvania, only to discover the dark secrets and dangerous creatures hidden in a cursed, fantastical Ukrainian forest.

Director: Oleg Stepchenko | Stars: Jason Flemyng, Andrey Smolyakov, Aleksey Chadov, Agnia Ditkovskite

Votes: 3,185

20. A Summer's Tale (1996)

G | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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91 Metascore

A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in ... See full summary »

Director: Éric Rohmer | Stars: Melvil Poupaud, Amanda Langlet, Gwenaëlle Simon, Aurelia Nolin

Votes: 4,212 | Gross: $0.20M

21. To the Forest of Firefly Lights (2011)

45 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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Hotaru is rescued by a spirit when she gets lost in a forest as a child. The two become friends, despite the spirit revealing that he will disappear if he is ever touched by a human.

Director: Takahiro Ômori | Stars: Hiroki Gotô, Asami Imai, Taya Jun, Ayane Sakura

Votes: 3,210

22. Noroi: The Curse (2005)

115 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.1
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A documentary filmmaker explores seemingly unrelated paranormal incidents connected by the legend of an ancient demon called the "kagutaba."

Director: Kôji Shiraishi | Stars: Jin Muraki, Rio Kanno, Tomono Kuga, Marika Matsumoto

Votes: 5,970

23. Boy on a Dolphin (1957)

111 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Phaedra is a poor sponge diver on the lovely Greek isle of Hydra. While diving, she discovers an ancient brass and gold statue of a boy riding a dolphin, which is said to have the magical ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb, Sophia Loren, Alexis Minotis

Votes: 945

24. Snow Queen (2002 TV Movie)

180 min | Family, Fantasy

6.8
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A young woman must journey through the seasons to rescue her boyfriend who has been kidnapped by the evil Snow Queen.

Director: David Wu | Stars: Bridget Fonda, Jeremy Guilbaut, Chelsea Hobbs, Robert Wisden

Votes: 2,332

25. Thale (2012)

76 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

5.6
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Estranged friends Leo (a crime-scene cleaner) and hired-hand Elvis are cleaning up a particularly messy casualty deep in the Norwegian woods. When Leo accidentally finds a secret passage ... See full summary »

Director: Aleksander Nordaas | Stars: Silje Reinåmo, Erlend Nervold, Jon Sigve Skard, Morten Andresen

Votes: 4,725

26. When They Cry (2006– )

TV-MA | Animation, Horror, Mystery

8.2
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The story of a group of young friends and the mysterious events that occur in the rural village of Hinamizawa.

Stars: John Snyder, Sôichirô Hoshi, Mai Nakahara, Satsuki Yukino

Votes: 3,015

27. Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)

Not Rated | 77 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.3
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Inspired by fairy-tales such as Alice in Wonderland and Little Red-Riding Hood, "Valerie and her Week of Wonders" is a surreal tale in which love, fear, sex and religion merge into one fantastic world.

Director: Jaromil Jires | Stars: Jaroslava Schallerová, Helena Anýzová, Petr Kopriva, Jirí Prýmek

Votes: 4,846

28. Subspecies (1991)

R | 90 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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The evil vampire villain Radu returns to his hometown Prejnar, after spending years in exile. He steals the precious blood stone which is said to be bleeding from all saints, from his ... See full summary »

Director: Ted Nicolaou | Stars: Angus Scrimm, Anders Hove, Irina Movila, Laura Mae Tate

Votes: 2,367

29. Into the West (1992)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.0
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Grandpa Ward gives a horse he found to his grandchildren, who keep it in their tower-block flat in Dublin. The horse is stolen from them, and the two young boys set out to find it and flee on it.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Ellen Barkin, Ciarán Fitzgerald, Rúaidhrí Conroy

Votes: 2,182 | Gross: $4.79M

30. Wither (2012)

Not Rated | 95 min | Horror, Thriller

5.0
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Ida and Albin are a happy couple. They set off to a cabin in the vast Swedish woodlands to have a fun holiday with their friends. But under the floorboards waits an evil from Sweden's dark past.

Directors: Sonny Laguna, Tommy Wiklund | Stars: Patrik Almkvist, Lisa Henni, Patrick Saxe, Johannes Brost

Votes: 1,403

31. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988 TV Movie)

Unrated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.0
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When latest heir to the Baskerville estate seems to be threatened by a family curse, only the master detective, Sherlock Holmes, can find out the truth.

Director: Brian Mills | Stars: Jeremy Brett, Edward Hardwicke, Raymond Adamson, Alastair Duncan

Votes: 2,915

32. A Dog's Will (2000)

104 min | Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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The lively João Grilo and the sly Chicó are poor guys living in the hinterland who cheat a bunch of people in a small Northeast Brazil town. But when they die, they have to be judged by ... See full summary »

Director: Guel Arraes | Stars: Matheus Nachtergaele, Selton Mello, Rogério Cardoso, Denise Fraga

Votes: 6,286

33. Dark Mountain (2013)

82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.4
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In March of 2011, three filmmakers disappeared in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona while documenting their search for the Lost Dutchman mine. Their bodies were never found... but their camera was.

Director: Tara Anaïse | Stars: Ron Eagle D'Andre II, Adam Haley, Sage Howard, George E. Johnston

Votes: 460

34. Stranger in Our House (1978 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

5.4
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A teenage girl's life is turned upside down after her cousin moves into her house, and as time goes by, she begins to suspect that she may be a practitioner of witchcraft.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Linda Blair, Lee Purcell, Jeremy Slate, Jeff McCracken

Votes: 1,321

35. The Last Sin Eater (2007)

PG-13 | 117 min | Drama

5.9
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37 Metascore

In seeking her own redemption from the man of whom she is most afraid, ten-year-old Cadi Forbes discovers a secret sin haunting her community of Welsh immigrants in 1850s Appalachia.

Director: Michael Landon Jr. | Stars: Louise Fletcher, Henry Thomas, Liana Liberato, Soren Fulton

Votes: 1,578 | Gross: $0.38M

36. Love Is All (2007)

110 min | Comedy, Romance

7.0
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The bumpy love lives of four Amsterdam couples intersect during the days leading up to Dutch national holiday Sinterklaas.

Director: Joram Lürsen | Stars: Michiel Romeyn, Thomas Acda, Anneke Blok, Carice van Houten

Votes: 6,325

37. Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms (2006 TV Movie)

PG | 77 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.6
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Hellboy travels to Japan to fight an ancient demon.

Directors: Phil Weinstein, Tad Stones | Stars: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 3,190

38. Poison for the Fairies (1984)

90 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.4
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A 10 year old girl convinces a lonely classmate that she is a witch, forcing the child to become her assistant. Though their games are initially rather naive, they gradually take a nasty and violent turn.

Director: Carlos Enrique Taboada | Stars: Ana Patricia Rojo, Elsa María Gutiérrez, Leonor Llausás, Carmen Stein

Votes: 867

39. Don Quixote (1992)

116 min | Drama

6.4
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The story of a Spanish gentlemen gone mad and his dim-witted squire sancho panza, who set forth on a journey to right wrongs and accomplish good deeds in the name of chivalry.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Francisco Reiguera, Akim Tamiroff, Orson Welles, Pepe Mediavilla

Votes: 582

40. Arthur the King (1985 TV Movie)

180 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

4.2
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Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Candice Bergen, Edward Woodward, Dyan Cannon

Votes: 313

41. Making Plans for Lena (2009)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama

6.1
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Ever since she broke up with Nigel, Lena soldiers on through life as best she can with her two kids. She valiantly overcomes the obstacles put in her way. But she has yet to confront the ... See full summary »

Director: Christophe Honoré | Stars: Chiara Mastroianni, Marina Foïs, Marie-Christine Barrault, Jean-Marc Barr

Votes: 640

42. Violeta Went to Heaven (2011)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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63 Metascore

A portrait of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra filled with her musical work, her memories, her loves and her hopes.

Director: Andrés Wood | Stars: Francisco Acuña, Juan Alfaro, Orlando Alfaro, Almendra Andrade

Votes: 1,544 | Gross: $0.02M

43. Eyes of Fire (1983)

R | 90 min | Horror

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A preacher is accused of adultery and he and his followers are chased out of town and become stranded in an isolated forest which is haunted by the spirits of long dead Native Americans.

Director: Avery Crounse | Stars: Dennis Lipscomb, Guy Boyd, Rebecca Stanley, Sally Klein

Votes: 472

44. The Monkey King (2001– )

Unrated | 150 min | Adventure, Fantasy

5.6
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American journalist Nick Orton is caught up in the world of Chinese gods and monsters while on a search for the long lost manuscript to 'Hsi Yu Chi' (The Journey to the West) by Wu Ch'eng ... See full summary »

Stars: Thomas Gibson, Bai Ling, Russell Wong, Ric Young

Votes: 1,363

45. No One Knows About Persian Cats (2009)

106 min | Drama, Music

7.3
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71 Metascore

Iranian musicians Negar and Ashkan look for band members to play at a London concert - and the visas that allow them to leave Tehran to do so.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Negar Shaghaghi, Ashkan Koshanejad, Hamed Behdad, Babak Mirzakhani

Votes: 5,823 | Gross: $0.08M

46. Melody Time (1948)

Approved | 72 min | Animation, Family, Music

6.5
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An anthology of animated vignettes set to contemporary music.

Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Dennis Day, The Andrews Sisters

Votes: 3,213

47. The Wind Journeys (2009)

117 min | Drama, Music

7.4
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A musician travels a great distance to return an instrument to his elderly teacher.

Director: Ciro Guerra | Stars: Marciano Martínez, Yull Núñez, Agustin Nieves, Jose Luis Torres

Votes: 1,554

48. Zonda: folclore argentino (2015)

85 min | Documentary, Musical

6.9
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66 Metascore

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Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Pedro Aznar, Juan Falú, Gabo Ferro, Marian Farías Gómez

Votes: 57 | Gross: $0.01M

49. Son of the White Mare (1981)

81 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

8.0
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A man is born the son of a horse with superpowers and uses them to do battle with legendary dragons.

Director: Marcell Jankovics | Stars: György Cserhalmi, Vera Pap, Gyula Szabó, Mari Szemes

Votes: 712

50. The Vampire Bat (1933)

TV-PG | 65 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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When the villagers of Klineschloss start dying of blood loss, the town fathers suspect a resurgence of vampirism. While police inspector Karl remains skeptical, scientist Dr. von Niemann ... See full summary »

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Lionel Atwill, Fay Wray, Melvyn Douglas, Maude Eburne

Votes: 1,446