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1. Revenge of the Zombies (1943)

Approved | 61 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

4.6
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Scott Warrington and his hired detective, Larry Adams, arrive at an old mansion in the middle of a Louisiana swamp to meet his brother-in-law, Dr. Max von Altermann shortly after the death ... See full summary »

Director: Steve Sekely | Stars: John Carradine, Gale Storm, Robert Lowery, Bob Steele

Votes: 469

2. The Man from Planet X (1951)

Approved | 71 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: 1,903

3. Detour (1945)

Approved | 68 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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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: 10,744

4. 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: 2,451

5. 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: 1,231

6. Some Like It Sexy (1969)

72 min | Comedy

4.9
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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: 64

7. 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: 159

8. 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: 1,166

9. 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: 601

10. The Ape Man (1943)

Approved | 64 min | Horror

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: 896

11. Prehistoric Women (1950)

Approved | 74 min | Adventure, Fantasy

2.9
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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 G. Tallas | Stars: Laurette Luez, Allan Nixon, Joan Shawlee, Judy Landon

Votes: 391

12. The Pace That Kills (1935)

68 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

3.8
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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: 451

13. The Devil Bat (1940)

Approved | 68 min | Horror

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: 2,001

14. Trail of the Yukon (1949)

Approved | 67 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

5.3
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Matt Blaine and his son, Jim, and their men, rob John Dawson's bank, although Jim doesn't approve, even though Dawson jumped Matt's mining claim. Their accomplices double-cross them and the... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Kirby Grant, Suzanne Dalbert, Bill Edwards, Iris Adrian

Votes: 11

15. Bluebeard (1944)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

6.0
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In Paris, an artist hires portrait models, and after he finishes their portraits, he strangles them.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Carradine, Jean Parker, Nils Asther, Ludwig Stössel

Votes: 1,338

16. Witchcraft (1964)

Not Rated | 79 min | Horror

6.2
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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: 552

17. 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: 1,243

18. Vampire Over London (1952)

Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy, Horror

3.3
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The mysterious figure known as the Vampire comes to England to complete experiments in his mad bid to gain control of the world. When the radar-controlled Robot which he had ordered shipped... See full summary »

Director: John Gilling | Stars: Arthur Lucan, Bela Lugosi, Dora Bryan, Philip Leaver

Votes: 560

19. 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: 720

20. 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: 1,039

21. 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: 481

22. Bombs Over Burma (1942)

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: 130

23. Phantom of Chinatown (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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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: 340

24. 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: 819

25. 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

26. Moonshine Mountain (1964)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Music

5.6
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Chuck Scott plays a country western singer who goes back home to the hills of Carolina where he gots caught up in a feud between some homeboy moonshiners and "the Revenoores".

Director: Herschell Gordon Lewis | Stars: Charles Glore, Gordon Oas-Heim, Jeffrey Allen, Bonnie Hinson

Votes: 122

27. 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: 481

28. 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: 296

29. White Pongo (1945)

Approved | 71 min | Adventure

2.8
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Hunters and scientists venture into the jungle to track down a savage albino gorilla, which they believe could be the missing link between man and ape.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Richard Fraser, Maris Wrixon, Lionel Royce, Al Eben

Votes: 439

30. One Frightened Night (1935)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Mystery

6.1
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An eccentric millionaire, unable to locate his only granddaughter, decides to divide his estate among a group of people less close to him: his niece and nephew, his attorney, his doctor, ... See full summary »

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Charley Grapewin, Mary Carlisle, Arthur Hohl, Wallace Ford

Votes: 231

31. Lady from Chungking (1942)

Approved | 66 min | War

5.5
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After the Japanese invade China in WW 2, a young woman leads a band of partisans against the occupying troops.

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Anna May Wong, Harold Huber, Mae Clarke, Rick Vallin

Votes: 103

32. Three of a Kind (1936)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy

6.3
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Barbara "Babs" Penfield is trying to convince her father, laundry-magnate F. Thorndyke Penfield, to invest money in a proposition from her sweetheart Rodney Randall. Her father refuses as ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Evalyn Knapp, Chick Chandler, Berton Churchill, Richard Carle

Votes: 33

33. The Wife of Monte Cristo (1946)

Passed | 83 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Edmund Dantes (Martin Kosleck), The Count of Monte Cristo, rides again in 1832, this time accompanied by (or stood in for) his countess wife, Haydee (Lenore Aubert. He is out for vengeance ... See full summary »

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Loder, Lenore Aubert, Fritz Kortner, Charles Dingle

Votes: 46

34. House of Terror (1973)

PG | 90 min | Crime, Horror, Romance

5.5
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A nurse is hired to take care of a mean, cantankerous woman. It turns out that the nurse and her boyfriend are after the woman's fortune. When the woman turns up dead in a bathtub full of ... See full summary »

Director: Sergei Goncharoff | Stars: Jennifer Bishop, Arell Blanton, Mitchell Gregg, Irene Byatt

Votes: 84

35. Fall Guy (1947)

Approved | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.4
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Tom Cochrane (Leo Penn'), full of dope (cocaine) and covered with blood, is picked up by the police and then questioned by detectives Shannon (Douglas Fowley) and Taylor (Harry Strang), but... See full summary »

Director: Reginald Le Borg | Stars: Robert Armstrong, Leo Penn, Teala Loring, Elisha Cook Jr.

Votes: 101

36. Hit and Run (1957)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.3
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A mechanic wants his boss's younger wife for himself, and plans on using a junkyard car to run him over, then dismantling it.

Director: Hugo Haas | Stars: Cleo Moore, Hugo Haas, Vince Edwards, Dolores Reed

Votes: 100

37. Fort Vengeance (1953)

Passed | 75 min | Western

6.1
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Two American brothers chased by a posse cross into Canada and join the Canadian North-West Mounted Police at the height of the Sioux-American war.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: James Craig, Rita Moreno, Keith Larsen, Reginald Denny

Votes: 100

38. 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: 295

39. 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: 211

40. Portland Exposé (1957)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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A tavern owner in Portland, Oregon gets involved in a struggle for power between two gangs attempting to control the unions. When his young daughter is attacked by one of the gangsters, he ... See full summary »

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Edward Binns, Carolyn Craig, Virginia Gregg, Russ Conway

Votes: 145

41. The 13th Man (1937)

Approved | 70 min | Mystery

6.0
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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: 54

42. Here's Flash Casey (1938)

Approved | 58 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Flash Casey, after working his way through college by taking pictures, finds the newspaper world harder to break into than he had expected. Free-lancing, he snaps a picture of Rodney ... See full summary »

Director: Lynn Shores | Stars: Eric Linden, Boots Mallory, Cully Richards, Holmes Herbert

Votes: 32

43. Red Snow (1952)

Approved | 75 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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Lieutenant Johnson, a U. S. Air Force pilot, on the tip of Alaska, a few miles from the Bering Straits from Siberia, helps foil a Soviet plot to test a new secret weapon by loyal Alaskan ... See full summary »

Directors: Harry S. Franklin, Boris Petroff | Stars: Guy Madison, Mala, Carole Mathews, Gloria Saunders

Votes: 27

44. 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: 39

45. 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

46. 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

47. 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

48. Jungle Jim in the Forbidden Land (1952)

Passed | 65 min | Sci-Fi, Adventure

6.5
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Jungle Jim is forced to lead anthropologist Dr. Edwards into a land inhabited by giant people.

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Angela Greene, Jean Willes, Lester Matthews

Votes: 283

49. Old Louisiana (1937)

Approved | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.8
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The setting is 1803 and the Louisiana Purchase is imminent. Gilmore is smuggling guns into St. Louis so his men can make him Governor of the new Louisiana Territory. But when John Colfax, ... See full summary »

Director: Irvin Willat | Stars: Tom Keene, Rita Hayworth, Will Morgan, Robert Fiske

Votes: 31

50. Career Girl (1960)

61 min | Drama

5.7
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Young attractive blonde arrives in Hollywood looking for a career in the movies.

Director: Harold David | Stars: June Wilkinson, Charles Keane, Lisa Barrie, Joseph Sullivan

Votes: 9