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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: 45,472

2. Fright Night (1985)

R | 106 min | Fantasy, 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: 43,278

3. Fright Night (2011)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Horror

6.4
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64 Metascore

A teenager suspects that his new neighbor is a vampire.

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

Votes: 85,659 | Gross: $18.30M

4. 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: 30,308

5. 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: 69,356 | Gross: $41.48M

6. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)

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

8.7
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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: 17,130

7. Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Horror

6.4
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When her great aunt dies, famous horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight New England town Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted house, a witch's cookbook and a punk rock poodle.... See full summary »

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

Votes: 9,103 | Gross: $5.60M

8. 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: 8,262 | Gross: $2.98M

9. 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: 16,137 | Gross: $14.00M

10. 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: 4,998

11. Jack the Bear (1993)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama

6.5
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Danny De Vito is 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 onus falls on... See full summary »

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

Votes: 3,299 | Gross: $5.15M

12. Plan 9 (2015)

103 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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: 304

13. TerrorVision (1986)

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

5.6
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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: 4,100

14. Elvira's Movie Macabre (2010– )

120 min | Horror

8.7
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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: 234

15. Svengoolie (1995– )

120 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.9
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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, Trace Beaulieu, Kasia Januszewski, Frank Conniff

Votes: 228

16. Movie Macabre (1981–1993)

Comedy, Horror

8.5
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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: 186

17. 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: 223

18. 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: 1,640

19. 13 Nights of Elvira (2014– )

Horror

7.6
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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: 35

20. Twice-Told Tales (1963)

Approved | 120 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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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: 1,727

21. 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: 193

22. 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: 78

23. The Boneyard Collection (2008)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

6.1
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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: 186

24. USA 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: 263

25. 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: 78

26. The Veil (1958 TV Mini-Series)

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: 205

27. The Evil Touch (1973– )

30 min | Horror, Thriller

8.3
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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: 55

28. '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: 89

29. 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, Wes Craven, Renner St. John, Penn Jillette

Votes: 337

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

Music

8.7
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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: 22

31. 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: 62

32. Scarewaves (2014)

82 min | Horror

5.2
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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: Erin R. Ryan, Iabou Windimere, Joni Durian, Haley Madison

Votes: 79

33. 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: 458

34. 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: 369

35. 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: 162

36. 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: 266

37. Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks (2014– )

Documentary

6.8
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Pop Culture Beast and Ryan Stockstad review horror movies, old and new, with a focus on recommendations for your Halloween movie night.

Stars: Ryan Stockstad, Elissa Cohn, M.F. Dinan

Votes: 8

38. Creature Features (1971–1984)

Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.3
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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: 48

39. Vampira (1956– )

Horror

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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: 10

40. Nightmare Theater (1962–1989)

Horror

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A hosted horror movie show on WTTV Channel 4 Bloomington Indiana, with horror host Sammy Terry played by Bob Carter.

Star: Bob Carter

41. Midnight (1989)

R | 86 min | Thriller

2.8
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The sultry midnight, late-night horror movie hostess, has the highest rated show on TV. Mr. B is scheming to steal the rights to the show. The tug of war begins and soon escalates into a ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Thaddeus Vane | Stars: Lynn Redgrave, Tony Curtis, Steve Parrish, Karen Lorre

Votes: 105

42. 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

43. 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

44. Vampira and Me (2012)

106 min | Documentary

7.5
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When Maila Nurmi took to the TV airwaves in 1954 as the prototypal gothic scream queen Vampira, a national craze was set off.

Director: R.H. Greene | Stars: Dana Gould, Maila Nurmi, Gloria Pall

Votes: 34

45. Shock Theatre (1957–1959)

Comedy, Horror

9.0
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Weird horror showcase for various films of the same genre. Starring husband and wife team of Terry and Joy Bennett (who had previously been on children's shows) various comic situations ... See full summary »

Stars: Terry Bennett, Bruce Newton, Ronny Born, Joy Bennett

Votes: 10

46. Creature Features (1970–1976)

Horror

8.8
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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: 18

47. Horrible Horror (1986 Video)

110 min | Comedy, Horror

7.6
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A collection of trailers and previews from various low-budget horror films of the '50s and '60s.

Director: David Bergman | Stars: John Zacherle, Bud Abbott, John Agar, Kirk Alyn

Votes: 82

48. Fright Night (1970–1987)

120 min | Horror

7.4
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A hosted horror movie show with Lisa Clark as Moona Lisa, screened on KHJ-TV, Channel 9, Los Angeles, California between January 1972 to Mid 1973.

Stars: Wayne Thomas, Larry Vincent

Votes: 31

49. Vampira: The Movie (2006 Video)

Documentary

6.3
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The new documentary by Kevin Sean Michaels VAMPIRA: THE MOVIE chronicles the life of Maila Nurmi, the first horror host... See full synopsis »

Director: Kevin Sean Michaels | Stars: David J. Skal, Forrest J. Ackerman, Zack Beseda, Jami Deadly

Votes: 84

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: 86