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1. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)

TV-PG | 51 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

9.0
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.

Stars: Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts, Vaughn Taylor

Votes: 47,769

2. Fright Night (2011)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Horror

6.4
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64 Metascore

After a new neighbor moved into the house next door, Charley discovers that he is an ancient vampire and goes in search for the help of Peter Vincent, a famous "vampire killer" to save his neighborhood from the creature.

Director: Craig Gillespie | Stars: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

Votes: 87,240 | Gross: $18.30M

3. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

Not Rated | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

8.0
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s.

Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer, Cam Clarke

Votes: 16,035

4. Fright Night (1985)

R | 106 min | Horror, Thriller

7.1
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When a teenager learns that his next door neighbour is a vampire, no one will believe him.

Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 44,961

5. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)

TV-14 | 97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.6
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In the not-too-distant future, a man and his robots are trapped aboard the Satellite of Love, where mad scientists force them to sit through the worst movies ever made.

Stars: Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 18,703

6. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken total control over the building of a media mogul.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover, Robert Prosky

Votes: 72,197 | Gross: $41.48M

7. 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: 31,439

8. Night Gallery (1969–1973)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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Rod Serling presents tales of horror illustrated in various paintings.

Stars: Rod Serling, Larry Watson, Joanna Pettet, Matt Pelto

Votes: 3,329

9. The Twilight Zone (2002–2003)

TV-14 | 43 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.3
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This second revival of The Twilight Zone (1959) presents tales of suspense, fantasy, science fiction and horror.

Stars: Forest Whitaker, Jeremy Piven, Olivia d'Abo, Vincent Laresca

Votes: 3,716

10. 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: 16,723 | Gross: $14.00M

11. Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Horror

6.4
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Upon arriving in a small town where she has inherited a rundown mansion, a famous horror hostess battles an evil uncle who wants her burned at the stake.

Director: James Signorelli | Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Phil Rubenstein, Larry Flash Jenkins, Damita Jo Freeman

Votes: 9,376 | Gross: $5.60M

12. Fright Night Part 2 (1988)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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Charley Brewster and Peter Vincent must face more vampires which are out for revenge.

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace | Stars: William Ragsdale, Roddy McDowall, Traci Lind, Julie Carmen

Votes: 8,548 | Gross: $2.98M

13. Fright Night 2 (2013 Video)

R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

4.3
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By day Gerri Dandridge is a sexy professor, but by night she transforms into a real-life vampire with an unquenchable thirst for human blood. So when a group of high school students travel ... See full summary »

Director: Eduardo Rodriguez | Stars: Will Payne, Jaime Murray, Sean Power, Sacha Parkinson

Votes: 5,178

14. TerrorVision (1986)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world.

Director: Ted Nicolaou | Stars: Diane Franklin, Mary Woronov, Gerrit Graham, Chad Allen

Votes: 4,322

15. Plan 9 (2015)

103 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.0
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Plan 9 is the story of Nilbog, a small town with a big story. The beginningof an invasion! These aliens have a different plan for the inhabitants of Earth. To resurrect their dead as their ... See full summary »

Director: John Johnson | Stars: Brian Krause, Mister Lobo, Matthew Ewald, James Rolfe

Votes: 353

16. Jack the Bear (1993)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama

6.5
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Danny DeVito is John Leary, a professional clown, whose wife's death in a car accident has left him to care for his two young boys. Loving, but useless at the daily job of fathering, the ... See full summary »

Director: Marshall Herskovitz | Stars: Danny DeVito, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr., Miko Hughes, Gary Sinise

Votes: 3,375 | Gross: $5.15M

17. The Roost (2005)

Not Rated | 80 min | Horror, Thriller

4.9
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62 Metascore

Part of a "special" late-nite television program...Four friends on their way to a wedding find themselves marooned on a mysterious farm. Creatures of the night awaken and the undead rise, as a night of relentless horror...Begins!

Director: Ti West | Stars: Tom Noonan, Karl Jacob, Vanessa Horneff, Sean Reid

Votes: 1,677

18. Svengoolie (1995– )

120 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

9.0
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An anthology of horror movies, named for its host, who introduces each movie, provides background info on the movie, and performs skits and jokes during intermissions.

Stars: Rich Koz, Kasia Januszewski, Trace Beaulieu, Gilbert Gottfried

Votes: 258

19. Tales of Tomorrow (1951–1953)

25 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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Anthology series featuring both classic and modern sci-fi themes.

Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Cameron Prud'Homme, Edgar Stehli, Theo Goetz

Votes: 202

20. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)

25 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.5
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In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »

Stars: Truman Bradley, Marshall Thompson, Michael Fox, Peter Hansen

Votes: 231

21. Twice-Told Tales (1963)

Approved | 120 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

6.7
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3 horror stories based on the writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. In the 1st story titled "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment", Heidegger attempts to restore the youth of three elderly friends. In "... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,811

22. Elvira's Movie Macabre (2010– )

120 min | Horror

8.8
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A revamping, if you will, of the 1980's classic horror movie showcase, hosted by Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Ted Biaselli, John Paragon, Patrick Bristow

Votes: 242

23. Movie Macabre (1981–1993)

Comedy, Horror

8.6
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An old-fashioned style horror movie marathon, hosted and commentated on by the Mistress of the Dark herself, Elvira.

Stars: Cassandra Peterson, John Paragon, Eve Smith, Arsenio Hall

Votes: 201

24. The Veil (1958– )

25 min | Horror

7.5
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An anthology of horror stories hosted by actor Boris Karloff.

Stars: Boris Karloff, Denise Alexander, Tod Andrews, Harry Bartell

Votes: 220

25. 'Way Out (1961)

25 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.3
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A new drama in the macabre genre was broadcast each week hosted by Roald Dahl.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Richard Morse, George Turner, Mildred Dunnock

Votes: 93

26. Chiller (1995– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Horror, Thriller

7.4
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Chiller is a 5-episode horror/fantasy anthology series originally shown erratically in the UK on ITV. The stories each involve, to some extent, the supernatural, and feature lead actors ... See full summary »

Stars: Nigel Havers, Phyllis Logan, Kevin McNally, John Simm

Votes: 87

27. Darkroom (1981–1982)

60 min | Horror, Thriller, Fantasy

7.5
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An anthology horror/thriller series, along the same lines as "Twilight Zone" or "Night Gallery." Each week features a new story and a new cast.

Stars: James Coburn, Helen Hunt, Randy Powell, Quinn Cummings

Votes: 198

28. Monstervision (1993–2000)

Horror, Sci-Fi, Comedy

9.3
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Host Joe Bob introduces two or three films, usually of the horror genre, and sometimes something out of the sci-fi, fantasy, and suspense genres, or anything that features a monster or ... See full summary »

Stars: John Bloom, Joe Flaherty, Rhonda Shear, Wes Craven

Votes: 350

29. The Boneyard Collection (2008)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

5.8
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A quirky anthology, consisting of four separate short films connected by host segments. The first one, BOOGIE WITH THE UNDEAD, has an all girl rock band booked to play a gig in a town ... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Plumb | Stars: Danielle James, Dena Wilkinson, Forrest J. Ackerman, Andrea Gaspar

Votes: 189

30. 13 Nights of Elvira (2014– )

Horror

7.8
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Break out the crucifix, get some garlic, and say your prayers cause Elvira's coming for a visit. This October the Mistress of the Dark, herself, is digging up some awful-er-awesome movies ... See full summary »

Star: Cassandra Peterson

Votes: 40

31. Up All Night (1989–1998)

Comedy

8.7
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USA Up All Night is USA Cable Network's weekend movie program that lasts into the wee hours of the night. The quality of movies range from top rate to cheesy. In the beginning, Up All Night... See full summary »

Stars: Carla Ulbrich, Gilbert Gottfried, Caroline Schlitt, Richard Chassler

Votes: 268

32. Chainsaw Sally (2004)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

4.5
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A young woman, traumatized after witnessing the murder of her parents as a young girl, grows up to be a serial killer whom gets her inspiration for killing from horror films.

Director: Jimmyo Burril | Stars: April Monique Burril, Mark Redfield, Alec Joseph, David R. Calhoun

Votes: 467

33. The Search for the Next Elvira (2007– )

Reality-TV

6.9
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Contestants vie to become the next campy, late-night horror movie queen Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Christian Greenia, Patterson Lundquist, Cindy Sorenson

Votes: 79

34. Son of Svengoolie (1978–1986)

120 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.6
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Weekly Television show that originally aired on WFLD 32 in the Chicago area (and originally went by the name "Son of Svengoolie", having been spun off of the original series "Screaming ... See full summary »

Stars: Rich Koz, Jerry G. Bishop, Doug Scharf

Votes: 64

35. The Evil Touch (1973– )

30 min | Horror, Thriller

8.2
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Weekly anthology series consisting of stories involving ghosts, monsters, witchcraft, possession and other supernatural wonders. Every episode featured at least one famous American star, ... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Quayle, Mildred Natwick, Jack Thompson, Peter Sumner

Votes: 58

36. Escapes (1986 TV Movie)

72 min | Drama, Horror

4.3
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An anthology of five tales of terror, each originally produced for video. The titles are "Something's Fishy," "Coffee Break," "Who's There," "Jonah's Dream," and "Think Twice."

Director: David Steensland | Stars: Vincent Price, Todd Fulton, Jerry Grisham, Michael Patton-Hall

Votes: 113

37. Freaky (2003– )

Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.1
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An anthology series consisting of 13 shows, each with 3 stories in each show. The show was broadcast in New Zealand and Australia; and was hosted by Daniel Costello.

Stars: Daniel Costello, Paul Yates, Dylan McKay, Stephanie Reid

Votes: 26

38. Inner Sanctum (1954– )

27 min | Mystery

8.6
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A hosted horror and mystery anthology series hosted by Paul McGrath and later by House Jameson as "Your Host".

Stars: Paul McGrath, House Jameson, Edward Binns, Rusty Lane

Votes: 37

39. Elvira's Halloween Special (1986 TV Movie)

Music

8.6
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MTV Halloween special, hosted by Elvira, featuring skits and music videos.

Director: Mark Pierson | Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Barbara Chase, Matthew May, George McGrath

Votes: 29

40. Horror Haiku (2013– )

Horror, Thriller

7.9
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A horror series where viewers write the episodes.

Stars: John C. Epperson, Anne Leighton, Tanya Gorlow, Valentino del Toro

Votes: 34

41. Gallery of Horror (1967)

83 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

2.8
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John Carradine narrates five horror tales, each with a comically predictable surprise ending. In the first, "The Witches Clock" (sic), The Farrells have purchased an old mansion in Salem ... See full summary »

Director: David L. Hewitt | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine, Rochelle Hudson, Roger Gentry

Votes: 371

42. Vampira (1956– )

Horror

8.3
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"Ghost Host" Vampira introduces movies and does several segments during the film in the form of skits and information about the movie.

Star: Maila Nurmi

Votes: 11

43. Scarewaves (2014)

82 min | Horror

5.0
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From the director of Babysitter Massacre and Haunted House on Sorority Row comes a shocking new film critics are calling "fresh and original" and "what horror audiences want" In his final ... See full summary »

Director: Henrique Couto | Stars: Haley Madison, Erin R. Ryan, Tonjia Atomic, Joni Durian

Votes: 86

44. Jeepers Creepers Theater (1962–1966)

90 min | Horror

8.7
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A hosted horror movie show with Bob Guy as Jeepers from 1962 until 1963, then with Lietta Harvey as Ghoulita during 1963, then Fred Stuthman as Jeepers' Keeper from 1963 until 1965, and Jim Sullivan as Creepers from 1965 until 1966.

Stars: Fred Stuthman, Lietta Harvey, Bob Guy, Jim Sullivan

Votes: 6

45. Drive-In Horrorshow (2009)

108 min | Horror

4.3
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Do you like blood; gore? Are you into cutting; slashing? Is cannibalism more your speed? Or maybe monsters; evil children get you going? Whatever your ghoulish pleasure, we have a tale for ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Neel | Stars: Jenna Morasca, Luis Negrón, Bill Gage, Ethan Zohn

Votes: 163

46. The Schlocky Horror Picture Show (2007– )

Horror

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Nigel Honeybone hosts a horror movie show, screening old horror movies.

Stars: Nigel Honeybone, Mark Spain, Nikki Vukas, Ralph Baker

47. Macabre Theatre (2002–2012)

120 min | Comedy, Horror

7.7
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Adult humor. See old cult, campy and some classic horror films every week with skits by "Ivonna Cadaver" and Butch Patrick in spooky locations. Also Goth Trivia, Ivonna's Music Dungeon List... See full summary »

Stars: Natalie Popovich, Butch Patrick, Phil Nichols, David Markham

Votes: 267

48. Creature Features (1970–1976)

Horror

8.9
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Chicago area horror movie program that aired on WGN in the 1970's, originally starting at 10:30 on Saturday nights. The show was introduced with a spooky voice-over, reciting a chilling ... See full summary »

Stars: Carl Greyson, Marty McNeely

Votes: 20

49. Creature Features (1971–1984)

Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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The weekly San Francisco Bay Area horror movie program launched on KTVU in February, 1971 with THE HORROR OF PARTY BEACH(1964), hosted by Bob Wilkins. In contrast to the many ghoulishly ... See full summary »

Stars: John Stanley, Bob Wilkins

Votes: 50

50. Dr. Horror's Erotic House of Idiots (2004 Video)

132 min | Comedy

4.7
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Director: Paul Scrabo | Stars: Debbie Rochon, Trent Haaga, Michael R. Thomas, Nathan Sears

Votes: 87