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1. Supernatural (2005– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.8
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Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters" fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.

Creator: Eric Kripke | Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beaver, Misha Collins

2. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

R | 91 min | Horror

7.5
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78 Metascore

In the dreams of his victims, a spectral child murderer stalks the children of the members of the lynch mob that killed him.

Writer: Wes Craven | Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, John Saxon

3. Silent Hill (2006)

R | 125 min | Horror, Mystery

6.6
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30 Metascore

A woman goes in search for her daughter, within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill. Based on the video game.

Writer: Roger Avary | Director: Christophe Gans | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Laurie Holden, Sean Bean, Deborah Kara Unger

4. A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.2
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35 Metascore

A re-imagining of the horror icon Freddy Krueger, a serial-killer who wields a glove with four blades embedded in the fingers and kills people in their dreams, resulting in their real death in reality.

Writers: Wesley Strick, Eric Heisserer, Wes Craven | Director: Samuel Bayer | Stars: Jackie Earle Haley, Rooney Mara, Kyle Gallner, Katie Cassidy

5. Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

R | 97 min | 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.

Writers: Wes Craven, Victor Miller, Damian Shannon, Mark Swift | Director: Ronny Yu | Stars: Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Kelly Rowland, Monica Keena

6. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

R | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.3
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A teenage boy is haunted in his dreams by Freddy Krueger who is out to possess him to continue his murdering in the real world.

Writers: David Chaskin, Wes Craven | Director: Jack Sholder | Stars: Robert Englund, Mark Patton, Kim Myers, Robert Rusler

7. Sphere (1998)

PG-13 | 134 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.0
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35 Metascore

A spaceship is discovered under three hundred years' worth of coral growth at the bottom of the ocean.

Writers: Michael Crichton, Kurt Wimmer, Stephen Hauser, Paul Attanasio | Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, Samuel L. Jackson, Peter Coyote

8. Boogeyman (2005)

PG-13 | 89 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.1
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32 Metascore

A young man tries to deal with the childhood terror that has affected his life.

Writers: Eric Kripke, Juliet Snowden, Stiles White | Director: Stephen Kay | Stars: Barry Watson, Emily Deschanel, Lucy Lawless, Skye McCole Bartusiak

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

R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

4.9
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Freddy Krueger returns once again to haunt both the dreams of his daughter and Springwood's last surviving teenager.

Writers: Wes Craven, Rachel Talalay, Michael De Luca | Director: Rachel Talalay | Stars: Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Shon Greenblatt, Lezlie Deane

10. Paprika (2006)

R | 90 min | Animation, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.7
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81 Metascore

When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patient's dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Only a young female therapist can stop it: Paprika.

Writers: Yasutaka Tsutsui, Seishi Minakami, Satoshi Kon | Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Tôru Emori, Katsunosuke Hori, Tôru Furuya

11. The Day After (1983 TV Movie)

Unrated | 127 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A graphic, disturbing film about the effects of a devastating nuclear holocaust on small-town residents of eastern Kansas.

Writer: Edward Hume | Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Jason Robards, JoBeth Williams, Steve Guttenberg, John Cullum

12. Threads (1984 TV Movie)

112 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, War

8.1
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Documentary style account of a nuclear holocaust and its effect on the working class city of Sheffield, England; and the eventual long term effects of nuclear war on civilization.

Writer: Barry Hines | Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Karen Meagher, Reece Dinsdale, David Brierly, Rita May

13. Fail-Safe (1964)

Approved | 112 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.0
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American planes are sent to deliver a nuclear attack on Moscow, but it's a mistake due to an electrical malfunction. Can all-out war be averted?

Writers: Walter Bernstein, Eugene Burdick, Harvey Wheeler | Director: Sidney Lumet | Stars: Henry Fonda, Walter Matthau, Fritz Weaver, Dan O'Herlihy

14. Dead of Night (1945)

Approved | 77 min | Horror, Thriller

7.7
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An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.

Writers: H.G. Wells, E.F. Benson, John Baines, Angus MacPhail, T.E.B. Clarke | Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer | Stars: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver, Mary Merrall

15. Curse of the Puppet Master (1998 Video)

R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.8
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A scientist attempts to master the art of transferring people's souls into puppets.

Writer: Benjamin Carr | Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: George Peck, Emily Harrison, Josh Green, Michael Guerin

16. The Mephisto Waltz (1971)

R | 115 min | Horror

6.0
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Alan Alda's character is a music journalist whose career as a piano player came to an end when his debut concert received undeservedly scathing reviews.

Writers: Ben Maddow, Fred Mustard Stewart | Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Alan Alda, Jacqueline Bisset, Barbara Parkins, Bradford Dillman

17. Demon Wind (1990)

R | 96 min | Horror

4.7
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Cory and friends visit a broken down old shack in the middle of nowhere to investigate the mysteries of his past. After realizing that his grandparents dabbled in black magic, demons and ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Philip Moore | Director: Charles Philip Moore | Stars: Eric Larson, Francine Lapensée, Rufus Norris, Jack Vogel

18. King of Thorn (2009)

120 min | Animation, Adventure, Horror

6.6
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A virus begins to grip the Earth's population and a group of hopeful survivors are cryogenically frozen in attempt to find a cure. But when the group awakens they are flung into a horrifying situation.

Writers: Yuji Iwahara, Kazuyoshi Katayama, Akiko Yajima, Hiroshi Yamaguchi | Director: Kazuyoshi Katayama | Stars: Kana Hanazawa, Jamie Marchi, Toshiyuki Morikawa, Sayaka Ohara

19. Sakebi (2006)

R | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage, since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points ... See full summary »

Writer: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa | Stars: Kôji Yakusho, Manami Konishi, Tsuyoshi Ihara, Hiroyuki Hirayama

20. Tomb of Torture (1963)

88 min | Horror

5.1
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A woman is tormented by dreams that she is the reincarnation of a dead countess. Her father, trying to get her to stop the dreams, takes her to a village near the castle of the late ... See full summary »

Writers: Antonio Boccaci, Giorgio Simonelli | Director: Antonio Boccaci | Stars: Annie Alberti, Adriano Micantoni, Marco Mariani, Flora Carosello

21. Beyond Dream's Door (1989)

Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.3
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Ben's nightmares come back to haunt him and his friends in this psychological/supernatural horror film.

Writer: Jay Woelfel | Director: Jay Woelfel | Stars: Nick Baldasare, Jorge Aguirre, Dianna Ashton, Scott Bauer

22. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1989 Video Game)

E | Animation, Horror, Thriller

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Writer: Wes Craven | Director: Brett Sperry

23. Flight to Hell (2003 Video)

85 min | Horror

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Don's nightmare comes true as his fellow passengers on a private 'plane are transformed into flesh-eating monsters.

Director: Massimiliano Cerchi | Stars: Eric Bassanesi, Basia Wajs, Rory Amadeus, Sinne Mutsaers

24. Wide Awake

Action, Adventure, Fantasy | Announced

As far back as she can remember Amanda's dreams have had a life of their own. When she sleeps she finds herself in a place she calls the Dreamlands. A place filled with horrible things that... See full summary »

Writers: Jarrod Feliciano, Eric Trautmann, Mirjana Novkovic, Brandon Jerwa

25. Let Us Go and Burn Her Body; Or, The Devil Done Let Out (2005)

112 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

2.1
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A young female paranormalist is pursued by a man claiming to be the devil in human form.

Writer: Damon Blalack | Director: Damon Blalack | Stars: Erika O'Bar, Carl Buffington, Johnathan Prince, Jimi Fleming

26. Visitas (2006)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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Elements from melodrama, the absurd, tragedy and suspense find themselves in this trilogy to draw a psychological sketch of violence. Through the subtle relationship of three stories and ... See full summary »

Writer: Pedro Lange | Director: Pedro Lange | Stars: Mayil Georgi, Luz Stella Luengas, Enrique Giordano, Álvaro Rodríguez

27. The Hypnotic Murders (1998)

80 min | Drama

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A beautiful woman is hypnotized into having bloody nightmares that end in her death.

Director: Gary Whitson | Stars: Tina Krause, Pamela Sutch, G.W. Lawrence, Dakotah

28. Jammed (2007)

6 min | Short, Horror

6.4
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On a cold winter night, a man encounters a disturbing bellboy in a cheap motel.

Writer: Eric Piccoli | Director: Eric Piccoli | Stars: Julien Deschamps Jolin, Didier Egle, Michel Valliéres

29. Where Nightmares Feed (2008)

Unrated | 3 min | Animation, Short, Horror

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A 3-minute animation about a woman trapped in an Eastern European hotel when her nightmare comes to feed.

Writer: Pete Sleeper | Director: Pete Sleeper | Star: Pete Sleeper

30. Medium (2005–2011)
Episode: Bite Me (2009)

42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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It's Halloween and eerie is the key word. While working with Det. Lee Scanlon investigating the disappearance of funeral director Carl Catallano, Allison dreams that she is a character in ... See full summary »

Creator: Glenn Gordon Caron | Director: Aaron Lipstadt | Stars: Patricia Arquette, Miguel Sandoval, David Cubitt, Sofia Vassilieva

31. Yumetsukai (2006– )
Episode: Dream Holiday (2006)

Animation, Fantasy

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Writer: Riichi Ueshiba | Stars: Ayako Kawasumi, Kei Shindou, Aya Hisakawa, Tomokazu Seki

32. Yumetsukai (2006– )
Episode: Family Pattern (2006)

Animation, Fantasy

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Writer: Riichi Ueshiba | Stars: Ayako Kawasumi, Kei Shindou, Aya Hisakawa, Tomokazu Seki

33. Yumetsukai (2006– )
Episode: Gentle Footsteps (2006)

Animation, Fantasy

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Writer: Riichi Ueshiba | Stars: Ayako Kawasumi, Kei Shindou, Aya Hisakawa, Tomokazu Seki

34. Yumetsukai (2006– )
Episode: Growing Heart of Love (2006)

Animation, Fantasy

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Writer: Riichi Ueshiba | Stars: Ayako Kawasumi, Kei Shindou, Aya Hisakawa, Tomokazu Seki

35. Yumetsukai (2006– )
Episode: Misako, Sails Out (2006)

Animation, Fantasy

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Writer: Riichi Ueshiba | Stars: Ayako Kawasumi, Kei Shindou, Aya Hisakawa, Tomokazu Seki

36. Yumetsukai (2006– )
Episode: The Beginning of the Dream, the Classroom of Rain (2006)

Animation, Fantasy

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Writer: Riichi Ueshiba | Stars: Ayako Kawasumi, Kei Shindou, Aya Hisakawa, Megumi Nasu

37. Yumetsukai (2006– )
Episode: The Boy That Lives in the Dark (2006)

Animation, Fantasy

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Writer: Riichi Ueshiba | Stars: Ayako Kawasumi, Kei Shindou, Aya Hisakawa, Kenji Nojima

38. Yumetsukai (2006– )
Episode: The Doyousei Appears (2006)

Animation, Fantasy

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Writer: Riichi Ueshiba | Stars: Ayako Kawasumi, Kei Shindou, Aya Hisakawa, Mamiko Noto

39. Yumetsukai (2006– )
Episode: The End of the Dream, Touko's Choice (2006)

Animation, Fantasy

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Writer: Riichi Ueshiba | Stars: Ayako Kawasumi, Kei Shindou, Aya Hisakawa, Tomokazu Seki

40. Yumetsukai (2006– )
Episode: The Nightmare from the Past (2006)

Animation, Fantasy

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Writer: Riichi Ueshiba | Stars: Ayako Kawasumi, Kei Shindou, Aya Hisakawa, Tomokazu Seki

41. Yumetsukai (2006– )
Episode: The Secret Flower Garden (2006)

Animation, Fantasy

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Writer: Riichi Ueshiba | Stars: Ayako Kawasumi, Kei Shindou, Kenji Hamada, Masumi Asano

42. Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990–2000)
Episode: The Tale of the Crimson Clown (1994)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Family, Horror, Mystery

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A little boy who gets away with everything gets taught a lesson of right and wrong.

Writer: Darren Kotania | Director: Ron Oliver | Stars: Michael Barry, Christopher Redman, Susan Almgren, Wally Martin

43. Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990–2000)
Episode: The Tale of the Twisted Claw (1991)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Family, Horror, Mystery

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In a twist of "The Monkey's Paw," two boys scare an old lady to death the night before Halloween just as the next night they receive a hand granting them wishes with consequences.

Writer: Chloe Brown | Director: D.J. MacHale | Stars: Noah Plener, Maxwell Medeiros, Ann Page, Linda Smith

44. Yumetsukai (2006– )
Episode: The Vanished Memories (2006)

Animation, Fantasy

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Writer: Riichi Ueshiba | Stars: Ayako Kawasumi, Kei Shindou, Yûko Sanpei, Kimiko Koyama