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1. Witchcraft (1964)

Not Rated | 79 min | Horror

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: 571

2. 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: 1,243

3. 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: 1,043

4. Bombs Over Burma (1942)

Not Rated | 65 min | Drama, Thriller, War

5.3
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Chinese girl risks her life on espionage mission against Japanese in World War 2.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Anna May Wong, Noel Madison, Leslie Denison, Nedrick Young

Votes: 131

5. The Mad Monster (1942)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

3.2
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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: 1,257

6. The Flying Serpent (1946)

Approved | 59 min | Horror

4.9
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The demented archaeologist Dr. Andrew Forbes (George Zucco) discovers a living, breathing serpent creature known to the Aztecs as Quetzalcoatl (the Killer Bird God) and accidentally kills ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Zucco, Ralph Lewis, Hope Kramer, Eddie Acuff

Votes: 300

7. Phantom of Chinatown (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.2
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Detective James Lee Wong is on the scene as archaeologist Dr. John Benton, recently returned from an expedition in China where a valuable ancient scroll was recovered, is murdered while giving a lecture on the expedition.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Keye Luke, Lotus Long, Grant Withers, Charles Miller

Votes: 345

8. The Ape Man (1943)

Approved | 64 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.5
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A crazed scientist accidentally turns himself into a half ape, half human creature, and scrambles to find a cure.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Louise Currie, Wallace Ford, Henry Hall

Votes: 900

9. Spooks Run Wild (1941)

Approved | 65 min | Horror, Comedy

6.0
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The boys are sent to a mountain camp. Stranded in a small rural town, they hear about a "monster killer" roaming the countryside. At night, they sneak out. Peewee is shot by a grave-digger,... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall

Votes: 1,252

10. 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: 825

11. The Monster Maker (1944)

Unrated | 62 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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A mad scientist injects his enemies with an acromegaly virus, causing them to become hideously deformed.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: J. Carrol Naish, Ralph Morgan, Tala Birell, Wanda McKay

Votes: 724

12. Parole, Inc. (1948)

Passed | 71 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

5.7
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Parole officers fight against gangsters trying to infiltrate the parole system.

Director: Alfred Zeisler | Stars: Michael O'Shea, Turhan Bey, Evelyn Ankers, Virginia Lee

Votes: 214

13. Boys of the City (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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Street kids get sent to the country, where they get mixed up in murder and a haunted house.

Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Bobby Jordan, Leo Gorcey, Hal E. Chester, Frankie Burke

Votes: 483

14. Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory (1952)

Passed | 66 min | Western

5.1
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Made during the period when Clayton Moore had been replaced on the Lone Ranger television series by John Hart, but actually appears to have been made during the dawn of the sound era ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard B. Ray | Stars: Clayton Moore, Slim Andrews, Charles Harvey, Rodd Redwing

Votes: 84

15. Redhead (1941)

Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Romance

6.6
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A young playboy and a girl marry because they think the boy's rich father will pay the girl $20,000 to divorce his son, and they will then split the money. Instead, the father works out a ... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: June Lang, Johnny Downs, Eric Blore, Weldon Heyburn

Votes: 16

16. Fighting Lawman (1953)

Passed | 71 min | Western

5.8
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Woman is determined to get loot stolen by robbers, is pursued by a sheriff who's determined that she won't.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Wayne Morris, Virginia Grey, John Kellogg, Harry Lauter

Votes: 53

17. The Daltons' Women (1950)

Approved | 70 min | Music, Western

6.5
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The Dalton gang has moved west taking new identities and Marshals Lash and Fuzzy are after them. They receive help from Pinkerton agent Joan Talbot as they try to sort out who the bad guys really are.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Jack Holt, Tom Neal

Votes: 46

18. The Gunman from Bodie (1941)

Approved | 62 min | Western

6.6
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Buck poses as a wanted killer and Sandy as a cook as the trio help ranchers stop a ruthless crook from taking over the area s water rights and help an orphaned baby.

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Buck Jones, Tim McCoy, Raymond Hatton, Christine McIntyre

Votes: 72

19. Westward Bound (1944)

Passed | 54 min | Western

7.2
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Learning that Montana is about to become a state and that property values will rise rapidly, Caldwell is using his outlaw gang to force the ranchers off their land. To fight back Tuttle ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Emmett Tansey | Stars: Ken Maynard, Hoot Gibson, Bob Steele, Betty Miles

Votes: 48

20. Flying Wild (1941)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A group of young men who work at an aviation factory begin to suspect that a doctor who runs an air ambulance service is secretly a spy transporting secret information from the plant to enemy agents.

Director: William West | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Joan Barclay, Dave O'Brien

Votes: 411

21. Long min (1992)

145 min | Drama

7.5
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Add a Plot

Director: Chi Leung 'Jacob' Cheung | Stars: Roy Chiao, Kai Chi Liu, Teddy Robin Kwan, Feng Ku

Votes: 149

22. Outlaw's Highway (1934)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Drama, Western

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A lawman, his dog and his trusty white stallion fight a gang of outlaws.

Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Kazan the Wonder Dog, Jack King, Cactus the White Stallion, Del Morgan

23. The Oklahoma Woman (1956)

Passed | 73 min | Action, Drama, Western

4.0
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After six years in jail Steve returns to claim a ranch left him in a will. The town is in the middle of a rough election masterminded by saloon owner Marie. Steve is soon on the side of the... See full summary »

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Richard Denning, Peggie Castle, Cathy Downs, Mike Connors

Votes: 48

24. The Rawhide Terror (1934)

52 min | Action, Drama, Horror

3.9
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Twelve renegades dressed as Indians kill the parents of two brothers. The brothers who have similar birth marks then separate. Ten years later a man known as the Rawhide Terror is murdering... See full summary »

Directors: Bruce Mitchell, Jack Nelson | Stars: Art Mix, Edmund Cobb, William Desmond, William Barrymore

Votes: 92

25. Secret Evidence (1941)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama

4.6
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PRC - Marjorie Reynolds, Charles Quigley, Ward McTaggart, Kenneth Harlan, Donald Curtis. When Reynolds becomes engaged to the local DA, played by Quigley, her former boyfriend gangster ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Marjorie Reynolds, Charles Quigley, Malcolm 'Bud' McTaggart, Howard Masters

Votes: 33

26. The 13th Man (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Mystery

6.1
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A tough district attorney has been cleaning up the town, and has already imprisoned twelve dangerous criminals. As he is about to name the target for his next investigation, he is murdered ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Weldon Heyburn, Inez Courtney, Selmer Jackson, Matty Fain

Votes: 56

27. Port of Missing Girls (1938)

Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Nightclub singer Della Mason (Judith Allen)witnesses a murder and is forced by the killer to flee with him from the scene of the crime. Escaping from the gangster, she secretly boards the ... See full summary »

Director: Karl Brown | Stars: Harry Carey, Judith Allen, Milburn Stone, Betty Compson

Votes: 51

28. Caught in the Act (1941)

Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Crime

4.9
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Mike Ripportella, a construction foreman who can't be bribed, finds on his daughter's wedding day that he is a very-much wanted man. His boss, Leonard Brandon, wants him to be the head ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Henry Armetta, Iris Meredith, Robert Baldwin, Charles Miller

Votes: 12

29. Hollywood Mystery (1934)

Passed | 53 min | Action, Drama

5.0
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A PR man for a low-budget studio comes up with what he believes is the perfect gimmick: to make a gangster picture with a real gangster in the lead role! He convinces a director--a ... See full summary »

Director: B. Reeves Eason | Stars: June Clyde, Frank Albertson, José Crespo, Tenen Holtz

Votes: 33

30. Fury of the Congo (1951)

Passed | 69 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.8
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Jungle Jim must protect rare pony-like animals whose glands produce a powerful narcotic. On the way, he fights a giant spider.

Director: William Berke | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Sherry Moreland, William Henry, Lyle Talbot

Votes: 213

31. The Law Commands (1937)

58 min | Drama, History, Western

6.2
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Night riders are terrorizing homesteaders, and the town doctor tries to keep the locals from forming a vigilante group. After more towns people are killed, however, the rest of the town ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Tom Keene, Lorraine Randall, Robert Fiske, Budd Buster

Votes: 23

32. The Crooked Trail (1936)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.7
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After Jim Blake saves Harve Tarlton's life, they become partners in a gold mining claim. After a while Harve reverts to his outlaw way of life. Everyone but Jim seems to know that Harve is ... See full summary »

Director: S. Roy Luby | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Lucile Browne, John Merton, Charles King

Votes: 46

33. Trail Riders (1942)

Approved | 55 min | Music, Western

6.9
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In the 18th entry of Monogram's 24 "Range Buster" films, the bank of Gila Springs is robbed by Ace Alton and his gang, and Sheriff Frank Hammond, son of Marshal Jim Hammond, is killed. The ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Emmett Tansey | Stars: John 'Dusty' King, David Sharpe, Max Terhune, Elmer

Votes: 41

34. Devil Bat's Daughter (1946)

Approved | 67 min | Horror

4.5
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Wishing to dispose of his wife, psychiatrist Doctor Elliott makes his patient Nina think that she suffers from a compulsion to kill. He drugs Nina, murders his wife and leaves evidence that... See full summary »

Director: Frank Wisbar | Stars: Rosemary La Planche, John James, Michael Hale, Molly Lamont

Votes: 128

35. Shadows of the Orient (1935)

Passed | 69 min | Action, Drama, Romance

4.8
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A classic "B" featurette about "smugglin' in Chinamen for $300 a load"

Director: Burt P. Lynwood | Stars: Esther Ralston, Regis Toomey, J. Farrell MacDonald, Oscar Apfel

Votes: 56

36. Haunted Trails (1949)

Approved | 58 min | Western

7.5
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When his brother is murdered, Whip Wilson (Whip Wilson), posing as Chris Graham, trails an old saddle bum, Trigger Winks (Andy Clyde), who leads him to the other gang members Phil (Dennis ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Whip Wilson, Andy Clyde, Reno Browne, Dennis Moore

Votes: 6

37. Frontier Scout (1938)

Approved | 61 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.3
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After fighting in the Civil War, Wild Bill Hickok and Whiney head west to investigate missing cattle herds. There they meet their war buddy Norris who is now in the cattle business. When he... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Houston, Al St. John, Beth Marion, Stephen Chase

Votes: 40

38. Billy the Kid Wanted (1941)

Passed | 63 min | Western

6.1
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Billy the Kid (Buster Crabbe) and his pal Jeff (Dave O'Brien) help their friend Fuzzy Jones (Al St. John) escape from jail, and the trio heads for Paradise Valley, where they find the ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Dave O'Brien, Glenn Strange

Votes: 35

39. The Bizarre Ones (1968)

73 min | Drama

5.3
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While on a leisurely ride in the country, a kinky dominatrix picks up a young male hitchhiker. At the first opportunity she handcuffs and blindfolds him, then takes him to a farmhouse where... See full summary »

Director: Henri Pachard | Stars: Marie Claire, Cherie Winters, Tracy Lee, Judy Caine

Votes: 32

40. Lightning Strikes West (1940)

Passed | 55 min | Western

7.4
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When Butch Taggart escapes prison, the Marshal sends Lightning Morgan to find him and his hidden gold. He finds the map to the gold on Taggart's boot. Joe Laikon and his men are also after ... See full summary »

Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: Ken Maynard, Claire Rochelle, Bob Terry, Michael Vallon

Votes: 41

41. Her Forgotten Past (1933)

Passed | 65 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.3
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Over the objections of her father (Henry B. Wathall) Doris Maynard (Barbara Kent) elopes with family chauffeur Dan Simmons (Eddie Phillips). Simmons pawns her jewels, forges her father's ... See full summary »

Director: Wesley Ford | Stars: Monte Blue, Barbara Kent, Henry B. Walthall, Eddie Phillips

Votes: 7

42. The Law Rides Again (1943)

Passed | 58 min | Western

6.0
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US government agents Ken Maynard and Hoot Gibson, aka "The Trail Blazers", make a deal with captured outlaw Duke Dillon to catch crooked Indian agent John Hampton, who has been using his ... See full summary »

Director: Alan James | Stars: Ken Maynard, Hoot Gibson, Jack La Rue, Betty Miles

Votes: 79

43. Edgar G. Ulmer - The Man Off-screen (2004)

77 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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58 Metascore

A documentary about the "King of B-Movies", Edgar G. Ulmer. It includes interviews with well-known filmmakers Roger Corman, Peter Bogdanovich, Wim Wenders, Joe Dante, and Ulmers's daughter, Arianne Ulmer.

Director: Michael Palm | Stars: Peter Bogdanovich, Christian Cargnelli, John Carradine, Robert Clarke

Votes: 143

44. Texas Wildcats (1939)

Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Western

5.3
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Lightning Bill Carson and sidekick Magpie are after Burrows, the man that killed a friend of theirs. Burrows is after the Arden ranch and his gang are rustling their cattle. Bill is robbing... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Tim McCoy, Joan Barclay, Ben Corbett, Forrest Taylor

Votes: 19

45. Tonto Basin Outlaws (1941)

Passed | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Music

7.1
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Number 10 in Monogram's series of 24 "Range Busters" westerns, Crash Corrigan, Dusty King and Alibi Terhune, the Range Busters,enlist in Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders during the ... See full summary »

Director: S. Roy Luby | Stars: Ray Corrigan, John 'Dusty' King, Max Terhune, Elmer

Votes: 14

46. Oklahoma Terror (1939)

Passed | 57 min | Western

5.7
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Cartwright's racket is to sell a ranch and then have Mason and his men drive the ranchers away so he can resell it. If they want their money back he gives it to them and then has them ... See full summary »

Director: Spencer Gordon Bennet | Stars: Jack Randall, Al St. John, Virginia Carroll, Don Rowan

Votes: 19

47. The Marksman (1953)

Approved | 62 min | Western

5.8
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Mike Martin becomes a deputy United States marshal in early-day Texas because of his almost unbelievable marksmanship. (That he has a rifle with a special scope doesn't hurt anything.) He ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Wayne Morris, Elena Verdugo, Frank Ferguson, Rick Vallin

Votes: 29

48. My Old Kentucky Home (1938)

Approved | 72 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.6
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Larry is engaged to Lisbeth Blair but he becomes attentive to Gail, a singer, and is injured in an accident in her apartment. He is slowly going blind and decides that he shouldn't marry ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Evelyn Venable, Grant Richards, Clara Blandick, Bernadene Hayes

Votes: 7

49. The Old Homestead (1935)

Approved | 73 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

6.1
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Wertheimer, a New York radio talent scout, shows up at Uncle Jed's barn dance having received numerous letters from Nancy Shackelford, the adopted daughter of Uncle Jed Shackelford, telling... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Mary Carlisle, Lawrence Gray, Willard Robertson, Dorothy Lee

Votes: 9

50. Tough Assignment (1949)

Passed | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.5
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In order to investigate a modern-day cattle rustling operation, a newspaper reporter and his girlfriend infiltrate the gang.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Don 'Red' Barry, Marjorie Steele, Steve Brodie, Marc Lawrence

Votes: 60