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1. Halloween (1978)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

7.8
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78 Metascore

Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield to kill again.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes

Votes: 172,233 | Gross: $47.00M

2. Halloween (2007)

R | 109 min | Horror

6.1
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47 Metascore

After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution and immediately returns to Haddonfield to find his baby sister, Laurie.

Director: Rob Zombie | Stars: Scout Taylor-Compton, Malcolm McDowell, Tyler Mane, Brad Dourif

Votes: 93,399 | Gross: $58.27M

3. Superman (1978)

PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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86 Metascore

An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman, Marlon Brando

Votes: 135,683 | Gross: $134.22M

4. Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

R | 97 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

5.8
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37 Metascore

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.

Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

Votes: 94,916 | Gross: $82.62M

5. Dawn of the Dead (2004)

R | 101 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

7.3
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59 Metascore

A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Mekhi Phifer, Jake Weber

Votes: 206,059 | Gross: $59.02M

6. Halloween II (1981)

R | 92 min | Horror

6.6
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40 Metascore

While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her.

Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Charles Cyphers, Jeffrey Kramer

Votes: 55,905 | Gross: $25.53M

7. Bad Santa 2 (2016)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.5
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38 Metascore

Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve.

Director: Mark Waters | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates, Tony Cox, Christina Hendricks

Votes: 13,015 | Gross: $17.66M

8. A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)

R | 89 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance

5.1
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The pregnant Alice finds Freddy Krueger striking through the sleeping mind of her unborn child, hoping to be reborn into the real world.

Director: Stephen Hopkins | Stars: Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Kelly Jo Minter, Danny Hassel

Votes: 32,440 | Gross: $22.17M

9. Child's Play 2 (1990)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

5.8
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While Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.

Director: John Lafia | Stars: Alex Vincent, Jenny Agutter, Gerrit Graham, Christine Elise

Votes: 34,342 | Gross: $28.50M

10. Turbo (2013)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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58 Metascore

A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500.

Director: David Soren | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Maya Rudolph, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 67,576 | Gross: $83.03M

11. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.9
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The Evil Freddy and his long-lost daughter team up to allow him to hunt his prey until he and his vengeful offspring meet in a hellish showdown.

Director: Rachel Talalay | Stars: Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Shon Greenblatt, Lezlie Deane

Votes: 33,508 | Gross: $34.87M

12. 13 (I) (2010)

R | 91 min | Drama, Thriller

6.1
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29 Metascore

A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.

Director: Géla Babluani | Stars: Sam Riley, Alice Barrett, Gaby Hoffmann, Jason Statham

Votes: 36,317

13. In Cold Blood (1967)

Approved | 134 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.0
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89 Metascore

After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart

Votes: 20,283

14. The Reflecting Skin (1990)

R | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

7.0
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In the 1950's, a young boy living with his troublesome family in rural USA fantasizes that a neighboring widow is actually a vampire, responsible for a number of disappearances in the area.

Director: Philip Ridley | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Lindsay Duncan, Jeremy Cooper, Sheila Moore

Votes: 5,370

15. Edge of Seventeen (1998)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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A teenager copes with his sexuality on the last day of school in 1984. It shows him coping with being gay and being with friends.

Director: David Moreton | Stars: Chris Stafford, Tina Holmes, Andersen Gabrych, Stephanie McVay

Votes: 4,943 | Gross: $0.87M

16. Scarecrow (2013 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Horror

4.0
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Six high school kids come face to face with an evil entity as they serve their detention before the town scarecrow festival.

Director: Sheldon Wilson | Stars: Lacey Chabert, Robin Dunne, Nicole Muñoz, Brittney Wilson

Votes: 1,495

17. Some Came Running (1958)

Approved | 137 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Dave Hirsch, a writer and army veteran winds up in his small Indiana hometown, to the dismay of his respectable older brother. He meets and befriends various different characters and tries to figure out what to do with his life.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine, Martha Hyer

Votes: 4,503

18. The Gypsy Moths (1969)

R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Three skydivers and their travelling thrill show barnstorm through a small midwestern town one Fourth of July weekend.

Director: John Frankenheimer | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Deborah Kerr, Gene Hackman, Scott Wilson

Votes: 1,401

19. Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1962)

Approved | 145 min | Adventure, Drama, War

6.5
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An immature young man from Middle America grows to manhood after a cross-country journey and his military service in World War I.

Director: Martin Ritt | Stars: Richard Beymer, Diane Baker, Corinne Calvet, Fred Clark

Votes: 409

20. Arizona (1940)

Approved | 125 min | Western

6.9
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During the 1860s Tucson, a pioneer woman struggles to succeed in the freight and cattle business while at risk at the hands of corrupt and violent local businessmen and rampaging Indians.

Director: Wesley Ruggles | Stars: Jean Arthur, William Holden, Warren William, Porter Hall

Votes: 854

21. Things Are Tough All Over (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Action

6.0
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Cheech and Chong are hired to drive a limo from Chicago to Las Vegas by two shady Arabs - Mr. Slyman (Cheech) and Prince Habib (Chong). Unbeknownst to them, five million dollars of dirty money has been stuffed throughout the car.

Director: Thomas K. Avildsen | Stars: Toni Attell, Mike Bacarella, Billy Beck, Don Bovingloh

Votes: 2,568 | Gross: $21.13M

22. Superman: Requiem (2011)

82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.3
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When the Man of Steel is rendered almost powerless by an evil mastermind, he must find a way to prove to the world that he is still a super man.

Director: Gene Fallaize | Stars: Martin Richardson, Stacy Sobieski, Paul Khanna, Lucy Bruegger

Votes: 525

23. Miles from Home (1988)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers.

Director: Gary Sinise | Stars: Richard Gere, Penelope Ann Miller, Brian Dennehy, Jason Campbell

Votes: 1,115 | Gross: $0.19M

24. Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941)

Passed | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Dedicated Midwestern teacher Ella Bishop is distressed when her fiancé runs off with her vixenish cousin Amy. After Amy dies in childbirth, Ella is left to care for Amy's daughter Hope.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Martha Scott, William Gargan, Edmund Gwenn, Sterling Holloway

Votes: 480

25. 16 to Life (2009)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Romantic comedy. A small town teenager's angst about sexual inexperience drives a comic quest for love and understanding on a birthday to end all birthdays.

Director: Becky Smith | Stars: Hallee Hirsh, Theresa Russell, Shiloh Fernandez, Mandy Musgrave

Votes: 416

26. 75 (2017)

Crime, Drama | Completed

A crash victim, a housewife and two repressed teens are connected by hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against heroin in Cincinnati.

Director: Joe Zappa | Stars: Tifani Ahren Davis, Kip Bennett, Marcus B. Jackson, Shannon Faith

27. Krueger: The Slasher from Elm Street (2014)

Short, Drama, Horror

7.1
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Fred Krueger has a secret. You don't want to know what it is!

Director: Chris R. Notarile | Stars: Roberto Lombardi, Danica Metzger, Jacob Flowers, Jessica Buda

Votes: 121

28. One Potato, Two Potato (1964)

83 min | Drama

7.2
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Study of interracial marriage in the 1960's. A white divorcée falls in love with and marries an African-American man. When her ex-husband sues for custody of her child, arguing that a mixed... See full summary »

Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Barbara Barrie, Bernie Hamilton, Richard Mulligan, Harry Bellaver

Votes: 471

29. Los Enchiladas! (1999)

75 min | Comedy

6.7
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About a half dozen slacker dudes dwell at their jobs at Los Enchiladas, the local Mexican sit-down joint. The 2 folks in "management" are both into their own authority and fill their days ... See full summary »

Director: Mitch Hedberg | Stars: Gregory Arata, Dave Attell, Todd Barry, Robert-Bruce Brake

Votes: 231

30. Sonny Boy (1989)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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A small-town crime boss accepts delivery of a stolen car, only to find there's a baby in the back-seat. He and his transgender wife cut out the boy's tongue and raise him as a mute ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Martin Carroll | Stars: David Carradine, Paul L. Smith, Brad Dourif, Conrad Janis

Votes: 564

31. Krueger: A Tale from Elm Street (2011)

10 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

6.4
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Set in the 1970's. After a rash of horrible killings, the alleged Springwood Slasher is finally arrested and brought to justice. But Lieutenant Donald Thompson wants more than evidence and ... See full summary »

Director: Chris R. Notarile | Stars: Roberto Lombardi, Shawn Parr, Gracie De La Rosa, Kevin Lennon

Votes: 182

32. Steel City (2006)

R | 95 min | Drama

6.4
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67 Metascore

During a Midwestern winter, two working-class brothers must cope with their recently incarcerated father.

Director: Brian Jun | Stars: Jamie Anne Allman, Marcus Atkins, Raymond J. Barry, Kristian Best

Votes: 480 | Gross: $0.01M

33. Jerry (2009)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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As a forty-something door-to-door book salesman, Jerry is used to having doors shut in his face. However, a chance meeting with Jordan, an engaging young punk rocker, opens the door into a new world.

Director: Morgan Mead | Stars: Doug Jones, Katlyn Carlson, Allison Scagliotti, Don Stark

Votes: 221

34. Summer School (2006)

Not Rated | 89 min | Horror

5.1
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Having spent the last three days watching crappy B grade horror films, to catch up on his website movie reviews, Charles attempts to attend his first day of Summer School. All he wants to ... See full summary »

Directors: Lance Hendrickson, Troy McCall, Mike P. Nelson, Steven Rhoden, Ben Trandem | Stars: Simon Wallace, Amy Cocchiarella, Tony D. Czech, Lance Hendrickson

Votes: 222

35. One Hour Fantasy Girl (2009)

89 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.2
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A street-smart 20-yr-old woman from a small town is determined to make the "big bucks" in real estate despite having no education and working as a dominatrix in Hollywood.

Director: Edgar Michael Bravo | Stars: Kelly-Ann Tursi, Jon Morgan Woodward, Joseph Luckay, Paul Yen

Votes: 136

36. A Matter of Sex (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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Dramatization of the true story of the so-called Willmar Eight, a group of Minnesota bank workers who braved freezing conditions whilst picketing their branch in a struggle for union rights.

Director: Lee Grant | Stars: Jean Stapleton, Nancy Beatty, J. Winston Carroll, Peter Dvorsky

Votes: 63

37. Locusts (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama, Horror

4.8
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A swarm of locusts appears on the horizon near a Midwestern town, and the inhabitants must find a way to destroy or divert them before the insects devour the area's valuable crops.

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Ben Johnson, Ron Howard, Katherine Helmond, Lisa Gerritsen

Votes: 118

38. Middle Sexes: Redefining He and She (2005 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 54 min | Documentary

4.9
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Examines the diversity of human sexual and gender variance around the globe, with commentary by scientific experts and first-hand accounts of people who do not conform to a simple male/female binary.

Director: Antony Thomas | Stars: Gore Vidal, Calpernia Addams, Beth Aynsley, Max Beck

Votes: 246

39. The Street Where We Live (2017)

100 min | Drama

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A woman struggles to hold her family together and maintain her dignity in the aftermath of the national financial crisis.

Director: John Whitney | Stars: Kristina Kopf, Dino Tripodis, Katie Stottlemire, Dylan Koski

40. White Banners (1938)

Approved | 92 min | Drama

7.1
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A homeless woman named Hannah drifts into the lives of the kindly Ward family, in a small Indiana town in 1919. Hannah makes herself useful as a cook and housekeeper and stays with the ... See full summary »

Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Claude Rains, Fay Bainter, Jackie Cooper, Bonita Granville

Votes: 320

41. How It Ends (2016)

105 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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A passionate romance and dynamic lives.

Directors: Logan Hunter, Byron Jordan Wolter | Stars: Tony Bartele, Callie Burk, Charity Farrell, S.G. Stratigos

Votes: 7

42. God's Country (1985 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

7.6
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Original footage of the prosperous farming community of Glencoe Minnesota, 60 miles west of Minneapolis, was filmed in 1979 for a PBS documentary. But for the next six years Malle was too ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Star: Louis Malle

Votes: 537

43. Paperboys (2001)

41 min | Documentary, Short

6.3
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Life through the eyes of several paperboys.

Director: Mike Mills | Stars: Donny Foster, Greg Gonisor, Nick Judkins, Brandon Kindschy

Votes: 178

44. The Execution of Julie Ann Mabry (2009)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.2
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When her mother is murdered by her father, Julie Ann Mabry is confronted by a life of hardship and poverty. Taken in by her Evangelical relatives, she begins to adopt new convictions in an ... See full summary »

Director: Katie Madonna Lee | Stars: Olivia Adams II, Manson Anderson, Nicole Anderson, Abbey Barnett

Votes: 17

45. Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore (1998)

98 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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Plot is centered around a young woman who works as a movie theatre employee who wrestles with coming of age. Death, puberty, sex and friendships are the themes.

Director: Sarah Jacobson | Stars: Lisa Gerstein, Chris Enright, Greg Cruikshank, Beth Allen

Votes: 117 | Gross: $0.03M

46. Dead End Road (2004)

R | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

1.9
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Detective Burt Williams has been on the trail of the infamous "Poe killer" for nearly three years.

Director: Jeff Burton | Stars: David Borowicz, John L. Burton, Jason Carter, Edward Conna

Votes: 381

47. Whirlpool (1934)

Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Carnie owner Buck Rankin marries local girl Helen and plans to go straight, but after a brawl ends up with a twenty-year sentence for manslaughter. When a pregnant Helen vows to wait for ... See full summary »

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Jack Holt, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook, Allen Jenkins

Votes: 182

48. Midwest Hu$tler (2018)

Drama | Filming

A seasoned hustler is forced to teach a young racer how to survive and win Midwestern drag races, reigniting a dangerous rivalry that threatens his chance at redemption with the only woman he's ever loved.

Director: Zaine Bray | Stars: Renee Domenz, Steve Montana, Grant Huff, Sammi Marie

49. Rose Bowl (1936)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

7.0
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Paddy O'Riley and Ossie Merrill, Bellport high school football heroes, enroll in distant colleges; Paddy at a small school in the East, where he is barely a substitute, and Ossie at a ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Eleanore Whitney, Tom Brown, Buster Crabbe, William Frawley

Votes: 8

50. Wine, Women and Horses (1937)

Approved | 64 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.7
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Gamblers Jim Turner and Valarie part company in Chicago and agree to meet at Saratoga with Jim stopping off at Barrowville en route. There, Jim meets George Mayhew and Eight Ball, a ... See full summary »

Director: Louis King | Stars: Barton MacLane, Ann Sheridan, Dick Purcell, Peggy Bates

Votes: 66