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1. Fallen (1998)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Homicide detective John Hobbes witnesses the execution of serial killer Edgar Reese. Soon after the execution the killings start again, and they are very similar to Reese's style.

Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 62,825 | Gross: $25.19M

2. When a Stranger Calls (2006)

PG-13 | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

5.0
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27 Metascore

During a babysitting gig, a high-school student is harassed by an increasingly threatening prank caller.

Director: Simon West | Stars: Camilla Belle, Tommy Flanagan, Katie Cassidy, Tessa Thompson

Votes: 37,167 | Gross: $47.86M

3. The Mothman Prophecies (2002)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.5
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52 Metascore

A reporter is drawn to a small West Virginia town to investigate a series of strange events, including psychic visions and the appearance of bizarre entities.

Director: Mark Pellington | Stars: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, David Eigenberg, Bob Tracey

Votes: 66,845 | Gross: $35.75M

4. Black Christmas (1974)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

Votes: 23,753 | Gross: $4.05M

5. Klute (1971)

R | 114 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A small-town detective searching for a missing man has only one lead: a connection with a New York prostitute.

Director: Alan J. Pakula | Stars: Jane Fonda, Donald Sutherland, Charles Cioffi, Roy Scheider

Votes: 17,088

6. When a Stranger Calls (1979)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.6
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A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.

Director: Fred Walton | Stars: Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Rutanya Alda, Carmen Argenziano

Votes: 7,352 | Gross: $21.41M

7. Tenebre (1982)

Not Rated | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Giuliano Gemma, John Saxon, Daria Nicolodi

Votes: 15,686

8. Popcorn (1991)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror

5.7
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A murderer begins killing off teenagers at a horror movie marathon they have organized in an abandoned theater.

Directors: Mark Herrier, Alan Ormsby | Stars: Jill Schoelen, Tom Villard, Dee Wallace, Derek Rydall

Votes: 2,764 | Gross: $4.21M

9. Black Sabbath (1963)

Unrated | 92 min | Horror

7.2
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Boris Karloff hosts a trio of horror stories concerning a stalked call girl, a patriarch who has become a vampire-like monster, and a nurse who is haunted by her ring's rightful owner.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Michèle Mercier, Lidia Alfonsi, Boris Karloff, Mark Damon

Votes: 7,827

10. Someone's Watching Me! (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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A woman is being watched in her apartment by a stranger, who also calls and torments her. A cat-and-mouse game begins.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Lauren Hutton, David Birney, Adrienne Barbeau, Charles Cyphers

Votes: 2,404

11. When a Stranger Calls Back (1993 TV Movie)

R | 94 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A young babysitter, all alone in the house with two children asleep above, is bothered by a stranger. Unfortunately, the phone's dead...

Director: Fred Walton | Stars: Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Jill Schoelen, Gene Lythgow

Votes: 1,998

12. Don't Talk to Strange Men (1962)

65 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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An innocent girl is "groomed" over the telephone, and nearly becomes the victim of the attacker only to put her younger sisters life in grave danger.

Director: Pat Jackson | Stars: Christina Gregg, Janina Faye, Cyril Raymond, Gillian Lind

Votes: 154

13. Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)

R | 81 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.

Director: Theodore Gershuny | Stars: Patrick O'Neal, James Patterson, Mary Woronov, Astrid Heeren

Votes: 2,148

14. Madhouse (1974)

PG | 89 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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A horror movie star returns to his famous role after years in a mental institution. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will.

Director: Jim Clark | Stars: Vincent Price, Peter Cushing, Robert Quarry, Adrienne Corri

Votes: 2,595

15. When Michael Calls (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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A woman begins receiving ominous phone calls from a relative who died 15 years prior. With each phone call, a family member dies. Will she be the next in line?

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Elizabeth Ashley, Michael Douglas, Al Waxman

Votes: 505

16. Ghost of Mae Nak (2005)

101 min | Horror

5.2
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A young couple reawaken the spirit of a famous old Thai legend.

Director: Mark Duffield | Stars: Pataratida Pacharawirapong, Siwat Chotchaicharin, Porntip Papanai, Jaran Ngamdee

Votes: 693

17. Black River (2001 TV Movie)

PG | 84 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.9
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A writer visits a town that isn't what it appears to be.

Director: Jeff Bleckner | Stars: Jay Mohr, Lisa Edelstein, Ann Cusack, Ron Canada

Votes: 1,208

18. Hotline (1982 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.3
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A beautiful telephone operator is stalked by a murderous madman.

Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Lynda Carter, Steve Forrest, Granville Van Dusen, Monte Markham

Votes: 142

19. City of Missing Girls (1941)

Passed | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.7
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Climaxing a long series of mysterious disappearances of young girls, dancer Thalia Arnold is found murdered. Police-detective Captain McVeigh believes that King Peterson, a nightclub ... See full summary »

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: H.B. Warner, Astrid Allwyn, John Archer, Sarah Padden

Votes: 120

20. JCVD in Love (2003)

4 min | Short, Comedy

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Director: Benjamin Parent | Stars: Emilie Chevrillon, Peter Dourountzis, Karim Ouaret

21. Schizophonie (2012)

12 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Rodolphe Chauvin | Stars: Clara Guipont, David Arribe

22. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: Ghost Light: Part One (1989)

TV-Y | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.3
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The Doctor take Ace to an old 'haunted' house called Gabriel Chase in the year 1883. 100 years before events that took place within that very house in her personal past.

Director: Alan Wareing | Stars: Sylvester McCoy, Sophie Aldred, Ian Hogg, Sylvia Syms

Votes: 218

23. The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966)
Episode: Long Nights Journey Into Day (1966)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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For the Petrie-Helper fishing trip, a cold sidelines Laura. Home alone, every little bump in the night raises fearful eyebrows. Millie's return to keep her company makes things worse.

Director: Jerry Paris | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews

Votes: 68

24. Mistresses (2013–2016)
Episode: Pilot (2013)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.4
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Savannah and her husband are faced with fertility issues, and finds herself attracted to a colleague; April becomes convinced that her husband is alive; Karen deals with the ramifications ... See full summary »

Director: Cherie Nowlan | Stars: Alyssa Milano, Yunjin Kim, Rochelle Aytes, Jes Macallan

Votes: 185

25. Mission: Impossible (1966–1973)
Episode: Robot (1969)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.4
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Premier Pavel Zagov's death has been covered up by Deputy Premier Gregor Kamirov. He is using an actor to take Zagov's place, and endorse Kamirov as his successor. The team convinces ... See full summary »

Director: Reza Badiyi | Stars: Peter Graves, Leonard Nimoy, Greg Morris, Peter Lupus

Votes: 55

26. Two Lives (1998– )
Episode: Rose (1998)

Drama

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Director: Don Coutts | Stars: Alison Peebles, Katy Murphy

27. Monsters (1988–1990)
Episode: Talk Nice to Me (1991)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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A ladies' man is being harassed over the phone by a mysterious lonely female stalker with a seductive voice.

Director: Ernest D. Farino | Stars: Ed Marinaro, Teri Ann Linn, David Spielberg, Tina Louise

Votes: 31

28. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )
Episode: The D.E.N.N.I.S. System (2009)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy

8.9
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Dennis presents his fool-proof plan for picking up chicks, but soon finds that the gang each has their own fool-proof plans for one-upping each other.

Director: Randall Einhorn | Stars: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Votes: 1,773

29. Screen Two (1985–2002)
Episode: Unfair Exchanges (1984)

70 min | Drama

7.1
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Director: Gavin Millar | Stars: Julie Walters, George Lapham, David Rappaport, Robert Kingswell

Votes: 9