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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: 594

2. 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: 908

3. 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: 1,245

4. 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: 1,264

5. 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: 730

6. 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: 828

7. 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: 1,044

8. 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: 349

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: 1,255

10. 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: 238

11. 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

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: 216

13. 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: 301

14. 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

15. 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: 486

16. 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

17. 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: 42

18. Paradise Island (1930)

Passed | 68 min | Action, Adventure, Music

4.8
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Ellen Bradford comes to the south sea island of Tonga to marry her fiancée and finds out he is a drunk. She also finds out that she is the only white woman on the island and, as such, has ... See full summary »

Director: Bert Glennon | Stars: Kenneth Harlan, Marceline Day, Tom Santschi, Paul Hurst

Votes: 39

19. 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

20. Long min (1992)

145 min | Drama

7.5
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Director: Chi Leung 'Jacob' Cheung | Stars: Roy Chiao, Kai Chi Liu, Teddy Robin Kwan, Feng Ku

Votes: 149

21. 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: 129

22. 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

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: 57

24. 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

25. 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

26. 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

27. Two Sinners (1935)

Approved | 72 min | Romance

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Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Otto Kruger, Martha Sleeper, Minna Gombell, Ferdinand Munier

28. 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

29. 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

30. The Law Commands (1937)

Approved | 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

31. 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: 59

32. 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

33. 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

34. 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

35. 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

36. 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

37. 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

38. Border Caballero (1936)

Approved | 59 min | Drama, Western

6.3
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Tex Weaver is working under cover to bring in a gang of bank robbers. When he is killed, Tim Ross, a marksman with Doc Shaw's traveling show, takes over. Posing as a Mexican he lays a trap for the gang.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Tim McCoy, Lois January, Ralph Byrd, J. Frank Glendon

Votes: 40

39. Hot Curves (1930)

83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.4
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Revolving around a baseball team, one player lets his ego run his life, and in turn looses the girl he is dating (who happens to be the team's manager's daughter). The second player is more... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Benny Rubin, Pert Kelton, Rex Lease, Alice Day

Votes: 22

40. 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

41. The Stranger from Pecos (1943)

Approved | 55 min | Western

6.8
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Brown fights a swindler and his pal, Hatton, finds a way to help a robbery victim buy back his property.

Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Johnny Mack Brown, Raymond Hatton, Kirby Grant, Christine McIntyre

Votes: 8

42. 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

43. 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

44. Sunny Skies (1930)

Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

6.3
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Rex Lease is the football hero whose temper and drinking threaten his spot on the team, and his romantic life..but his naive comical roommate (Benny Rubin) remains his steadfast supporter. ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Benny Rubin, Marceline Day, Rex Lease, Marjorie Kane

Votes: 38

45. 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

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. Forced Landing (1935)

Approved | 66 min | Mystery

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A jetliner is forced to land in a remote region of Arizona under suspicious circumstances.

Director: Melville W. Brown | Stars: Esther Ralston, Onslow Stevens, Sidney Blackmer, Toby Wing

48. Ginger (1946)

Approved | 67 min | Drama

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Barney O'Hara, a boxer retired from the ring because of bad eyes, settles in a small town with his nephew Chip. Chip adopts a stray dog he names Ginger (played by "Napoleon"), but pompous ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Drake | Stars: Frank Albertson, Barbara Read, Johnny Calkins, Janet Burston

49. The Silent Code (1935)

Approved | 60 min | Drama, Western

5.0
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Nothwest Mounted Police Corporal Jerry Hale is assigned to take over the district of a fellow-officer, and is puzzled as he had worked this district before and had been mysteriously ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Paton | Stars: Kane Richmond, Blanche Mehaffey, Wolfang, J.P. McGowan

Votes: 7

50. 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