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1. The Pace That Kills (1935)

68 min | Drama

3.9
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Drug dealer on the run from the law meets an innocent young girl and her brother, and turns them into "cocaine fiends."

Director: William A. O'Connor | Stars: Lois January, Noel Madison, Sheila Bromley, Dean Benton

Votes: 412

2. Suicide Squad (1935)

Passed | 56 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.3
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Larry Baker is a young fireman whose daring exploits have led him to receiving a lot of newspaper publicity which goes to his head. His sweetheart, Mary O'Connor, and fire-department ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard B. Ray | Stars: Norman Foster, Joyce Compton, Robert Homans, Aggie Herring

Votes: 58

3. Detour (1945)

Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.5
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Chance events trap hitch-hiker Al Roberts in a tightening net of film noir trouble.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Tom Neal, Ann Savage, Claudia Drake, Edmund MacDonald

Votes: 9,845

4. Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962)

Approved | 77 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.8
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Earth sends a five-man team to explore the frozen planet Uranus, only to find a temperate forest and sultry women from their past on it, courtesy of an alien brain with evil designs.

Director: Sidney W. Pink | Stars: John Agar, Carl Ottosen, Ove Sprogøe, Louis Miehe-Renard

Votes: 1,040

5. The Wasp Woman (1959)

Not Rated | 73 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.5
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A cosmetics queen develops a youth formula from jelly taken from queen wasps. She fails to anticipate the typical hoary side- effects.

Directors: Roger Corman, Jack Hill | Stars: Susan Cabot, Anthony Eisley, Barboura Morris, William Roerick

Votes: 2,724

6. Wagons West (1952)

Approved | 70 min | Western

6.0
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Jeff Curtis (Rod Cameron), a wagon-master on his way to accept the job of leading a pioneer train from Joplin, Missouri to the Oregon territory, picks up Ben Wilkins (Michael Chapin), a ... See full summary »

Director: Ford Beebe | Stars: Rod Cameron, Noah Beery Jr., Peggie Castle, Michael Chapin

Votes: 42

7. The Killer Shrews (1959)

Not Rated | 69 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.8
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On an isolated island, a small group of people are terrorized by giant voracious shrews in the midst of a hurricane.

Director: Ray Kellogg | Stars: James Best, Ingrid Goude, Ken Curtis, Gordon McLendon

Votes: 3,308 | Gross: $1.00M

8. Dinosaur Valley Girls (1996)

Unrated | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.2
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Haunted by recurring dreams of Hea-Thor (Denise Ames), a gorgeous cavegirl,and a menacing Allosaurus, action-movie star Tony Markham (Jeff Rector) soon finds himself transported, by means ... See full summary »

Director: Donald F. Glut | Stars: Jeff Rector, William Marshall, Griffin Drew, Harrison Ray

Votes: 149

9. Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)

Not Rated | 58 min | Action, Drama, Family

6.0
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When underground beings explore the surface world from a deep oil well and inadvertantly cause a panic, only Superman can prevent a tragedy.

Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: George Reeves, Phyllis Coates, Jeff Corey, Walter Reed

Votes: 1,148

10. Invasion of the Saucer Men (1957)

Passed | 69 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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A teenage couple accidentally awakens an alien after inadvertently hitting it with their car.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Steven Terrell, Gloria Castillo, Frank Gorshin, Raymond Hatton

Votes: 976

11. Escort Girl (1943)

68 min | Crime, Drama

4.2
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A pair of nightclub owners run a string of escort bureaus where men pay for the "companionship" of young women. The district attorney sends an undercover agent to infiltrate the bureaus.

Director: Edward E. Kaye | Stars: Betty Compson, Margaret Marquis, Robert Kellard, Wheeler Oakman

Votes: 145

12. The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman (1971)

R | 82 min | Horror

5.4
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Elvira is travelling through the French countryside with her friend Genevieve, searching for the lost tomb of a medieval murderess and possible vampire, Countess Wandessa. They find a ... See full summary »

Director: León Klimovsky | Stars: Paul Naschy, Gaby Fuchs, Barbara Capell, Andrés Resino

Votes: 1,140

13. The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues (1955)

Passed | 81 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.3
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An unusual radioactive rock on the sea bottom mutates the ocean life into a horrible monster. When charred, radioactive bodies begin to drift ashore a scientist and government agent ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Milner | Stars: Kent Taylor, Cathy Downs, Michael Whalen, Helene Stanton

Votes: 974

14. Cat-Women of the Moon (1953)

Approved | 64 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.6
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Astronauts travel to the moon where they discover it is inhabited by attractive young women in black tights.

Director: Arthur Hilton | Stars: Sonny Tufts, Victor Jory, Marie Windsor, William Phipps

Votes: 1,001

15. The Giant Gila Monster (1959)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror

3.3
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A giant lizard terrorizes a rural Texas community with a heroic teenager attempting to destroy the creature.

Director: Ray Kellogg | Stars: Don Sullivan, Fred Graham, Lisa Simone, Shug Fisher

Votes: 2,675

16. The Man from Planet X (1951)

Approved | 70 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.8
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As a mysterious planet hurls itself toward earth, an enigmatic extraterrestrial scout arrives on a remote Scottish island with unknown intentions.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Robert Clarke, Margaret Field, Raymond Bond, William Schallert

Votes: 1,722

17. Some Like It Sexy (1969)

72 min | Comedy

5.1
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A young man fantasizes about fornicating with several women.

Director: Donovan Winter | Stars: Christopher Matthews, Yolande Turner, Annabel Leventon, Valerie St. Helene

Votes: 50

18. Ghosts on the Loose (1943)

Approved | 67 min | Comedy

5.7
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The East Side Kids try to fix up a house for newlyweds, but find the place next door "haunted" by mysterious men.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Bela Lugosi

Votes: 964

19. Prehistoric Women (1950)

Approved | 74 min | Adventure, Fantasy

2.8
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Tigri (Laurette Luez, working her way up to Bomba and Bowery Boys films) and her stone-age girl friends hate all men, but realizing they are a necessary evil, capture some for potential (... See full summary »

Director: Gregg C. Tallas | Stars: Laurette Luez, Allan Nixon, Joan Shawlee, Judy Landon

Votes: 365

20. Indestructible Man (1956)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

3.7
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Scientific experiments accidentally revive an executed criminal and make him impervious to harm, prompting him to seek revenge on his former partners.

Director: Jack Pollexfen | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Max Showalter, Marian Carr, Ross Elliott

Votes: 1,566

21. I Accuse My Parents (1944)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama

2.3
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Young man goes to work for gangsters to impress his nightclub-singer girlfriend.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Robert Lowell, Mary Beth Hughes, John Miljan, Vivienne Osborne

Votes: 2,241

22. Missile to the Moon (1958)

Approved | 78 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

3.6
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Escaped convicts Gary and Lon are caught hiding in a rocket by scientist Dirk Green, who forces them to pilot the ship to the moon. Dirk, who's secretly a moon being, wants to return to his... See full summary »

Director: Richard E. Cunha | Stars: Richard Travis, Cathy Downs, K.T. Stevens, Tommy Cook

Votes: 636

23. The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent (1957)

Not Rated | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

2.8
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A group of lonely Viking women build a ship and set off across the sea to locate their missing menfolk, only to fall into the clutches of the barbarians that also hold their men captive. ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Abby Dalton, Susan Cabot, Bradford Jackson, June Kenney

Votes: 925

24. The Man from Utah (1934)

Approved | 55 min | Adventure, Crime, Romance

5.1
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In a horse-riding rodeo contest bad guys want John Weston to lose. When he doesn't go along they add some insurance: a poisoned needle just under his saddle.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Polly Ann Young, Anita Campillo, Edward Peil Sr.

Votes: 706

25. The Brain from Planet Arous (1957)

Approved | 71 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

5.3
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Gor, a powerful criminal brain from the planet Arous, assumes the body of scientist Steve March. Through March, he begins to control the world by threatening destruction to any country ... See full summary »

Director: Nathan Juran | Stars: John Agar, Joyce Meadows, Robert Fuller, Thomas Browne Henry

Votes: 1,080

26. Cowboy Cavalier (1948)

Approved | 57 min | Music, Western

5.7
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Pat Croft is welcomed back home by her mother, Mary, owner of a stage and freight line, and by foreman Jimmy Wakely and Cannonball. A man, Lance Regan, that Pat met on the stage is hired by... See full summary »

Director: Derwin Abrahams | Stars: Jimmy Wakely, Dub Taylor, Jan Bryant, Douglas Evans

Votes: 21

27. Blood and Lace (1971)

R | 87 min | Horror

5.8
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After her prostitute mother and her john are beaten to death while they are asleep in bed, teen-aged Ellie Masters is sent to an isolated orphanage run by Mrs. Deere and her handyman. ... See full summary »

Director: Philip S. Gilbert | Stars: Gloria Grahame, Melody Patterson, Milton Selzer, Len Lesser

Votes: 486

28. Canyon Ambush (1952)

Approved | 53 min | Western

5.1
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A mysterious masked rider and his gang are murdering ranchers and robbing stages. Government Agent Johnny Mack Brown has been called in to help the Sheriff. Capturing a henchman he learns ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Lee Roberts, Phyllis Coates, Hugh Prosser

Votes: 37

29. Unknown World (1951)

Approved | 74 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.9
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Scientists use a gigantic drilling machine for an expedition to the center of the earth.

Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: Bruce Kellogg, Otto Waldis, Jim Bannon, Tom Handley

Votes: 630

30. Family Honor (1973)

R | 96 min | Crime, Drama

5.3
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Add a Plot

Director: Clark Worswick | Stars: Tony Page, James Reyes, Vera Visconti, Lauren Simon

Votes: 22

31. Witchcraft (1964)

Not Rated | 79 min | Horror, Romance

6.3
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When her grave is disturbed by modern-day land developers, a 300-year-old witch is accidentally resurrected and terrorizes an English village.

Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Jack Hedley, Jill Dixon, Viola Keats

Votes: 508

32. Young and Wild (1958)

Approved | 69 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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Teenpage punk-hoodlums, Rick Braden, "Allie" Allison and "BeeJay" Phillips, steal a car and embark on a tragic joyride. While cruising around they run another car into a ditch, strike down ... See full summary »

Director: William Witney | Stars: Gene Evans, Scott Marlowe, Carolyn Kearney, Robert Arthur

Votes: 33

33. The Lawless Frontier (1934)

Passed | 59 min | Romance, Western

5.1
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Mexican outlaw Zanti killed John Tobin's parents. John teams up with Dusty, also hurt by Zanti, to get the bad guy.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: John Wayne, Sheila Terry, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Jack Rockwell

Votes: 630

34. Giant from the Unknown (1958)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror

4.9
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A very large, degenerate, Spanish conqueror is freed from suspended animation by lightning and goes on a killing spree in a small town.

Director: Richard E. Cunha | Stars: Ed Kemmer, Sally Fraser, Bob Steele, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 370

35. The Corpse Vanishes (1942)

Not Rated | 64 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.3
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A scientist, aided by an old hag and her two sons, kills virginal brides, steals their bodies, and extracts gland fluid to keep his ancient wife alive and young.

Director: Wallace Fox | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Luana Walters, Tristram Coffin, Elizabeth Russell

Votes: 2,100

36. Fire Maidens of Outer Space (1956)

Approved | 73 min | Sci-Fi

2.1
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A team of astronauts lands on a moon of Jupiter to find it populated with beautiful young women looking for mates. An old man explains to the explorers the group's story, as well as the moon's dangers.

Director: Cy Roth | Stars: Susan Shaw, Anthony Dexter, Paul Carpenter, Jacqueline Curtis

Votes: 1,134

37. The Devil Bat (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.5
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A mad scientist develops an aftershave lotion that causes his gigantic bats to kill anyone who wears it.

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Suzanne Kaaren, Dave O'Brien, Guy Usher

Votes: 1,852

38. The Mad Monster (1942)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

3.1
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A mad scientist changes his simple-minded handyman into a werewolf in order to prove his supposedly crazy scientific theories - and exact revenge.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Johnny Downs, George Zucco, Anne Nagel, Glenn Strange

Votes: 1,131

39. Assassin of Youth (1937)

80 min | Drama

4.7
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A high-school girl gets involved with a ring of teenage marijuana smokers and starts down the road to ruin. A reporter poses as a soda jerk to infiltrate the gang of teen dope fiends.

Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Luana Walters, Arthur Gardner, Dorothy Short, Earl Dwire

Votes: 277

40. Charlie Chan in The Chinese Cat (1944)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.1
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Charlie Chan investigates the locked-room murder of a chess expert.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Joan Woodbury, Mantan Moreland, Benson Fong

Votes: 1,043

41. The Flying Saucer (1950)

Approved | 69 min | Thriller, Sci-Fi

3.9
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Both the CIA and KGB investigate UFOs in Alaska: friend or foe?

Director: Mikel Conrad | Stars: Mikel Conrad, Pat Garrison, Hantz von Teuffen, Earle Lyon

Votes: 265

42. Black Dragons (1942)

Approved | 64 min | Thriller, War

4.2
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A cabal of American industrialists, all fifth-columnists intent on sabotaging the war effort, are methodically murdered by the malevolent Monsieur Colomb. It is only until detective Dick ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Joan Barclay, George Pembroke, Clayton Moore

Votes: 787

43. The Trap (1946)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.1
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When a troupe of showgirls with their impresario and press agent vacation at a Malibu Beach resort, two of them are garroted. Charlie takes on the case assisted by Number Two Son Jimmy and faithful chauffeur Birmingham Brown.

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Victor Sen Yung, Tanis Chandler

Votes: 697

44. The Fatal Hour (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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When Captain Street's best friend Dan Grady is murdered, Street enlists the help of Chinese detective James Lee Wong. Mr. Wong uncovers a smuggling ring on the waterfront of San Francisco ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds, Grant Withers, Charles Trowbridge

Votes: 720

45. The Sin of Nora Moran (1933)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Nora Moran, a young woman with a difficult and tragic past, is sentenced to die for a murder that she did not commit. She could easily reveal the truth and save her own life, if only it ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Goldstone | Stars: Zita Johann, John Miljan, Alan Dinehart, Paul Cavanagh

Votes: 229

46. The Feathered Serpent (1948)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

7.1
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Charlie Chan and his two eldest sons, investigate a murderous gang who is forcing an archaeologist to search for a treasure in Mexico.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Roland Winters, Keye Luke, Mantan Moreland, Victor Sen Yung

Votes: 225

47. The Cosmic Man (1959)

Passed | 72 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.8
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A spherical UFO proves to contain one alien visitor. How to deal with him? Investigators disagree...

Director: Herbert S. Greene | Stars: John Carradine, Bruce Bennett, Angela Greene, Paul Langton

Votes: 256

48. Fog Island (1945)

Unrated | 72 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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A man invites a group of people to a holiday in his island home, intending to exact revenge on them.

Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: George Zucco, Lionel Atwill, Jerome Cowan, Sharon Douglas

Votes: 428

49. Hot Rod Girl (1956)

Approved | 79 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.2
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After his kid brother is killed in a street race, a champion drag-racer quits racing. However, a new kid comes to town determined to force him back into racing so he can take his title--and he's already taken his girlfriend.

Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Lori Nelson, Chuck Connors, John Smith, Mark Andrews

Votes: 205

50. The Red Dragon (1945)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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Chan is faced with suspects in a stolen atomic bomb formula case, that are being killed with bullets that are not fired from a gun.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Fortunio Bonanova, Benson Fong, Robert Emmett Keane

Votes: 493