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1. 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: 1,259

2. 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: 1,047

3. 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: 617

4. The Beast with a Million Eyes (1955)

Passed | 75 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.4
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A dysfunctional family operating an isolated date farm in the California desert is threatened by the arrival of an extra-terrestrial.

Directors: David Kramarsky, Roger Corman, Lou Place | Stars: Paul Birch, Lorna Thayer, Dona Cole, Dick Sargent

Votes: 1,063

5. Trouble in Texas (1937)

Passed | 63 min | Action, Comedy, Musical

5.8
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Rodeo stars are being killed with poisoned needles, and Tex Ritter is next on the list.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Tex Ritter, Rita Hayworth, White Flash, Earl Dwire

Votes: 132

6. Apache Woman (1955)

Approved | 69 min | Western

4.7
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A government agent is sent to a western town to investigate attacks that the townspeople say are being commited by rampaging Apaches. The agent, however, suspects that different forces may ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Joan Taylor, Lance Fuller, Morgan Jones

Votes: 78

7. 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: 1,261

8. 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: 310

9. 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: 1,273

10. 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: 911

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: 738

12. 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: 242

13. Murder at Midnight (1931)

Passed | 69 min | Crime, Mystery

5.5
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A murder during a game of charades at a society party leads the police to begin the hunt through the guest list for a motive and culprit.

Director: Frank R. Strayer | Stars: Aileen Pringle, Alice White, Hale Hamilton, Leslie Fenton

Votes: 255

14. A Fig Leaf for Eve (1944)

Approved | 69 min | Drama

6.1
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An "exotic dancer" is thrown in jail for "lewd activity." She later discovers the raid was set up by her boss to get publicity.

Director: Don Brodie | Stars: Jan Wiley, Phil Warren, Eddie Dunn, Janet Scott

Votes: 38

15. 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: 832

16. 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: 356

17. 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: 220

18. 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: 488

19. 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

20. 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: 133

21. Gas House Kids Go West (1947)

Passed | 62 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sport

5.9
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The Gas House Kids take a job delivering an automobile to California, unaware that it is a stolen car. Upon their arrival, they discover a hot-car ring run by a crooked ranch foreman with ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Emory Parnell, Chili Williams, Vince Barnett, William Wright

Votes: 18

22. Up in the Air (1940)

Approved | 62 min | Action, Comedy, Music

5.9
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A none-too-popular (nor good) radio singer, Rita Wilson is murdered while singing on the air in a radio studio. Radio page boy, Frankie Ryan, and his janitor pal, Jeff, solve the mystery ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Bretherton | Stars: Frankie Darro, Marjorie Reynolds, Mantan Moreland, Gordon Jones

Votes: 192

23. 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: 60

24. The Mystery Train (1931)

Passed | 62 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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A group of passengers are trapped in a runaway Pullman car.

Director: Phil Whitman | Stars: Hedda Hopper, Marceline Day, Nick Stuart, Bryant Washburn

Votes: 60

25. Arizona Days (1937)

Passed | 57 min | Action, Music, Western

4.9
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Tex and sidekick Grass join McGill's traveling show. When Price has McGill's wagons burned, Tex becomes the county tax collector to earn money. This leads to trouble as one of those owing money is Price who says he will not pay.

Director: John English | Stars: Tex Ritter, Syd Saylor, White Flash, Ethelind Terry

Votes: 107

26. 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: 413

27. The Man from Texas (1948)

Approved | 71 min | Western

5.8
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James Craig is torn between his criminal career as the masked bandit named the "El Paso Kid," and the life of a law-abiding citizen with his long-suffering wife Zoe (Bari). Throughout the ... See full summary »

Director: Leigh Jason | Stars: James Craig, Lynn Bari, Johnny Johnston, Una Merkel

Votes: 40

28. 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

29. 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: 131

30. The Bizarre Ones (1968)

73 min | Drama

5.2
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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: 33

31. Secret Evidence (1941)

Approved | 63 min | Crime, Drama

4.7
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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: 34

32. The Prairie (1947)

Approved | 65 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

5.6
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Religious fanatic Ishmael Bush is determined to find a land where the rules could be of his own making. So he sets out from Kentucky with his wife and five sons to go into the un-surveyed ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Wisbar | Stars: Lenore Aubert, Alan Baxter, Russ Vincent, John Mitchum

Votes: 17

33. Wild Country (1947)

Passed | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Music

6.1
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Caxton has broken out of prison and Eddie has been sent to bring him in. Caxton is known by the polka dot band on his hat and Eddie has Soapy wear one like it. This gets Soapy arrested as ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Taylor | Stars: Eddie Dean, Flash, Roscoe Ates, Peggy Wynne

Votes: 57

34. Bowery Buckaroos (1947)

Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Music, Western

6.6
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The Bowery Boys head west to clear Louie of an old murder charge that he had killed his gold-mine partner. Sach has the map to the gold mine painted on his back, and Blackjack McCoy has him... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Gabriel Dell

Votes: 252

35. 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

36. 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: 150

37. The Lone Rider in Frontier Fury (1941)

Passed | 53 min | Western

5.3
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A cowboy is falsely accused of the murder of a local rancher.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: George Houston, Al St. John, Hillary Brooke, Karl Hackett

Votes: 17

38. 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: 93

39. Valley of Terror (1937)

Passed | 59 min | Action, Romance, Western

6.0
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A cowboy finds himself in jail for rustling cattle. His buddy gets the idea to form a lynch mob in the hopes of arranging his escape once the mob takes him out of jail. However, things ... See full summary »

Director: Albert Herman | Stars: Kermit Maynard, Harley Wood, John Merton, Jack Ingram

Votes: 33

40. Adventure Girl (1934)

Approved | 69 min | Adventure, Drama

5.2
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(1934) Joan Lowell. A riotously bad jungle docu-drama. Lowell, a self-styled adventuress, retells her "true" adventures in the wilds of Guatemala. Her overacting is a sight to see, ... See full summary »

Director: Herman C. Raymaker | Stars: Joan Lowell, Ula Holt, Bill Sawyer, Otto Siegler

Votes: 59

41. The Mysterious Rider (1942)

Passed | 56 min | Western

5.6
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Escaping from the Marshal, Billy and Fuzzy ride to Laramy only to find it a ghost town. Sykes and his gang have driven people away while they look for the gold mine of a man they have ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Al St. John, Caroline Burke, John Merton

Votes: 34

42. Riding the California Trail (1947)

Passed | 59 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

5.9
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Chasing women and staying one step ahead of the law, the Cisco Kid meets Raquel and then Dolores. He sees that Raoul is the boy friend of Raquel but engaged to Dolores. Learning that all ... See full summary »

Director: William Nigh | Stars: Gilbert Roland, Martin Garralaga, Frank Yaconelli, Teala Loring

Votes: 28

43. Hittin' the Trail (1937)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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This was one of the earlier uses of Robert Tansey's favorite plot (only the 3rd time he had trotted it out of the stable, but he got six more films out of it in later years) in which a ... See full summary »

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Tex Ritter, Earl Dwire, White Flash, Jerry Bergh

Votes: 59

44. 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

45. The Hat Box Mystery (1947)

Passed | 44 min | Short, Action, Comedy

5.4
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Susan Hart, assistant to private detective Russ Ashton, is given a camera concealed in a hat box and assigned to take a picture of a woman. A gun is accidentally hidden in the box and the ... See full summary »

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Tom Neal, Pamela Blake, Allen Jenkins, Virginia Sale

Votes: 64

46. Sing, Cowboy, Sing (1937)

Passed | 59 min | Action, Drama, Music

4.9
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Kalmus is after the freight contract held by Summers. When his gang kill Summers, Tex and Duke step in to help Madge keep the freight line going. When they foil the gang's further attempts, Kalmus gets the Judge to jail the two.

Director: Robert N. Bradbury | Stars: Tex Ritter, Karl Hackett, White Flash, Louise Stanley

Votes: 96

47. The Gambling Terror (1937)

Passed | 53 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.7
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Brett runs a protection racket for an unknown boss. When Jeff Hayes arrives and opens a gambling den, they try to shut him down. Unlike the others who have given in, he plans to fight back.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Iris Meredith, Bobby Nelson, Charles King

Votes: 30

48. 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

49. Texas Wildcats (1939)

Passed | 57 min | Action, Adventure, Western

5.5
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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: 20

50. 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