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1. Dexter (2006–2013)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A Miami police forensics expert moonlights as a serial killer of criminals whom he believes have escaped justice.

Stars: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, James Remar

2. Bones (2005– )

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Active

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A forensic anthropologist and a cocky FBI agent build a team to investigate death causes. And quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.

Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, T.J. Thyne

3. Carrie (2013)

R | 100 min | Drama, Horror

6.0
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53 Metascore

A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.

Writers: Lawrence D. Cohen, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Stephen King | Director: Kimberly Peirce | Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, Gabriella Wilde, Portia Doubleday

4. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

7.8
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An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.

Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads, Paul Guilfoyle

5. Shutter Island (2010)

R | 138 min | Mystery, Thriller

8.1
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63 Metascore

In 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding near-by.

Writers: Laeta Kalogridis, Dennis Lehane | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley

6. Zodiac (2007)

R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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78 Metascore

A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer.

Writers: James Vanderbilt, Robert Graysmith | Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards

7. Carrie (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

7.4
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A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school's prom by a humiliating prank.

Writers: Stephen King, Lawrence D. Cohen | Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta

8. The Butterfly Effect (2004)

R | 113 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.7
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30 Metascore

A young man blocks out harmful memories of significant events of his life. As he grows up, he finds a way to remember these lost memories and a supernatural way to alter his life.

Writers: J. Mackye Gruber, Eric Bress | Directors: Eric Bress, J. Mackye Gruber | Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Melora Walters, Elden Henson

9. Clerks. (1994)

R | 92 min | Comedy

7.9
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70 Metascore

A day in the lives of two convenience clerks named Dante and Randal as they annoy customers, discuss movies, and play hockey on the store roof.

Writer: Kevin Smith | Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Lisa Spoonauer

10. United States of Tara (2009–2011)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama | Active

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A woman struggles to find a balance between her dissociative identity disorder and raising a dysfunctional family.

Creator: Diablo Cody | Stars: Toni Collette, John Corbett, Rosemarie DeWitt, Keir Gilchrist

11. Maniac (2012)

Not Rated | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

6.1
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47 Metascore

As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.

Writers: Alexandre Aja, Grégory Levasseur, Joe Spinell | Director: Franck Khalfoun | Stars: Elijah Wood, Nora Arnezeder, America Olivo, Megan Duffy

12. Mysterious Skin (2004)

NC-17 | 105 min | Drama

7.7
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73 Metascore

A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.

Writers: Gregg Araki, Scott Heim | Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Brady Corbet, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Elisabeth Shue, Chase Ellison

13. My Own Private Idaho (1991)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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77 Metascore

Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Gus Van Sant | Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert

14. Halloween II (1981)

R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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44 Metascore

Laurie Strode is rushed to the hospital, while Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt the streets for Michael Myers, who has found Laurie at the Haddonfield Hospital.

Writers: John Carpenter, Debra Hill | Director: Rick Rosenthal | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Charles Cyphers, Jeffrey Kramer

15. Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)

R | 92 min | Horror

6.7
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48 Metascore

A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.

Writers: Takashi Shimizu, Bobby White | Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Megumi Okina, Misaki Itô, Misa Uehara, Yui Ichikawa

16. Splendor in the Grass (1961)

Unrated | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.

Writer: William Inge | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle, Audrey Christie

17. The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

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69 Metascore

A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.

Writers: Chris Fuhrman, Jeff Stockwell, Michael Petroni | Director: Peter Care | Stars: Kieran Culkin, Jena Malone, Emile Hirsch, Vincent D'Onofrio

18. The Killing Gene (2007)

R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.7
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A calculating killer coerces a detective to pay for his previous mistakes.

Writer: Clive Bradley | Director: Tom Shankland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Melissa George, Ashley Walters, Tom Hardy

19. Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995–1996)

TV-14 | 612 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.6
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A teenage boy finds himself recruited as a member of an elite team of pilots by his father.

Creator: Hideaki Anno | Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Spike Spencer

20. Red White & Blue (2010)

103 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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81 Metascore

An HIV positive woman's quest to infect as many men as possible has gruesome consequences after she attracts the attention of a psychotic former Army interrogator and an emotionally fragile young man caring for his ailing mother.

Writer: Simon Rumley | Director: Simon Rumley | Stars: Amanda Fuller, Marc Senter, Jon Michael Davis, Nick Holden

21. The Dentist (1996)

R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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An extremely successful dentist goes off the deep end after he catches his wife cheating on him.

Writers: Dennis Paoli, Stuart Gordon, Charles Finch | Director: Brian Yuzna | Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Linda Hoffman, Michael Stadvec, Ken Foree

22. One Missed Call (2003)

R | 112 min | Horror, Mystery

6.3
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54 Metascore

People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths.

Writers: Yasushi Akimoto, Minako Daira, Alex Von David | Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ko Shibasaki, Shin'ichi Tsutsumi, Kazue Fukiishi, Anna Nagata

23. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)

Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Action, Drama

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Concurrent theatrical ending of the TV series "Shin Seiki Evangelion" (1995).

Writers: Hideaki Anno, Amanda Winn Lee | Directors: Hideaki Anno, Kazuya Tsurumaki | Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Yûko Miyamura, Kotono Mitsuishi

24. The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)

Unrated | 113 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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42 Metascore

A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.

Writers: Graziella Magherini, Dario Argento, Franco Ferrini | Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Asia Argento, Thomas Kretschmann, Marco Leonardi, Luigi Diberti

25. Visiting Hours (1982)

R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller

5.4
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A crazed, women-hating killer (Ironside) attacks journalist Deborah Ballin (Grant). When he discovers that his attack didn't kill Deborah, he comes to the hospital to finish what he started.

Writer: Brian Taggert | Director: Jean-Claude Lord | Stars: Michael Ironside, Lee Grant, Linda Purl, William Shatner

26. Don't Go in the House (1979)

R | 82 min | Horror

5.6
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A disturbed young man who was burned as a child by his sadistic mother stalks women with a flamethrower.

Writers: Joe Masefield, Joseph Ellison, Ellen Hammill | Director: Joseph Ellison | Stars: Dan Grimaldi, Charles Bonet, Bill Ricci, Robert Osth

27. The Dentist 2 (1998)

R | 100 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

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Dr. Caine, the murdering dentist from the original movie, has escaped from the mental hospital where he has been since being caught. Hoping to resume a normal life, he makes his way to a ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Finch, Stuart Gordon, Dennis Paoli, Richard Dana Smith | Director: Brian Yuzna | Stars: Corbin Bernsen, Jillian McWhirter, Jeff Doucette, Susanne Wright

28. Blood and Black Lace (1964)

Unrated | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Italian thriller about a shadowy killer in black murdering fashion models through brutal methods.

Writers: Marcello Fondato, Giuseppe Barilla, Mario Bava | Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Eva Bartok, Thomas Reiner, Ariana Gorini

29. Cold Prey 2 (2008)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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Jannicke wakes up in the hospital. All of her friends are dead. As she walks through the dark corridors, she thinks she is left alone. But the nightmare isn't over yet.

Writers: Thomas Moldestad, Martin Sundland, Roar Uthaug, Axel Hellstenius, Marius Vibe | Director: Mats Stenberg | Stars: Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Marthe Snorresdotter Rovik, Kim Wifladt, Johanna Mørck

30. Henjel gwa Geuretel (2007)

117 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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After meeting an mysterious girl on an dark stretch of road, a young salesman is invited to a beautiful house with bizarre secrets and no way to escape.

Writers: Ji-hye Kim, Min-sook Kim, Pil-Sung Yim | Director: Pil-Sung Yim | Stars: Jeong-myeong Cheon, Eun Won-jae, Eun-kyung Shim, Ji-hee Jin

31. One on Top of the Other (1969)

R | 97 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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An insurance scam lands a man on death row for murdering his wife. What everyone doesn't know is she really isn't dead.

Writers: Lucio Fulci, Roberto Gianviti, José Luis Martínez Mollá | Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Jean Sorel, Marisa Mell, Elsa Martinelli, Alberto de Mendoza

32. The House of the Laughing Windows (1976)

110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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The restorer Stefano is hired by the Mayor Solmi of a small village nearby Ferrara to restore a painting of St. Sebastian, made by the mentally disturbed painter Buono Legnani in the local ... See full summary »

Writers: Antonio Avati, Pupi Avati, Gianni Cavina, Maurizio Costanzo | Director: Pupi Avati | Stars: Lino Capolicchio, Francesca Marciano, Gianni Cavina, Giulio Pizzirani

33. Naked Massacre (1976)

X | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

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A Vietnam vet terrorizes a house full of nurses.

Writers: F.G. Ranger, Denis Héroux, Clenn Wood | Director: Denis Héroux | Stars: Mathieu Carrière, Debra Berger, Christine Boisson, Myriam Boyer

34. Shaitan (2011)

Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Five substance-abusing friends decide to fake a kidnapping in order to bribe a police constable for covering-up a hit-and-run accident.

Writers: Abhijeet Deshpande, K.S. Krishnan, Bejoy Nambiar, Megha Ramaswamy, Colin Terrence | Director: Bejoy Nambiar | Stars: Kalki Koechlin, Shiv Pandit, Gulshan Devaiah, Rajeev Khandelwal

35. Till the End of Time (1946)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Romance, War

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Three former marines have a hard time readjusting to civilian life. Perry can't deal with the loss of the use of his legs. William is in trouble with bad debts. And Cliff can't decide what ... See full summary »

Writers: Allen Rivkin, Niven Busch | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Dorothy McGuire, Robert Mitchum, Guy Madison, Bill Williams

36. The Killer Reserved Nine Seats (1974)

99 min | Mystery, Thriller, Horror

6.0
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Patrick Davenant con alcuni familiari e amici si reca, dopo una festa, a visitare un vecchio teatro di proprietà della famiglia, mai usato ma tenuto sempre in ordine. I rapporti tra di loro... See full summary »

Writers: Giuseppe Bennati, Paolo Levi, Biagio Proietti | Director: Giuseppe Bennati | Stars: Rosanna Schiaffino, Chris Avram, Eva Czemerys, Lucretia Love

37. Trauma (1976)

X | 84 min | Thriller

5.3
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A paranoid writer (Kier) is unable to get started on his second novel. He hires a secretary (Hayden), and then his troubles really begin.

Writer: James Kenelm Clarke | Director: James Kenelm Clarke | Stars: Udo Kier, Linda Hayden, Fiona Richmond, Patsy Smart

38. Altered States of Plaine (2012)

88 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A young man on the run from a mysterious government agency is desperate to find the cure for a condition that causes him to wake up at random places around the world when he falls asleep.

Writers: George Gallagher, Nick Gaglia, Kether Donohue, Michael Mathis, Justin Swain | Director: Nick Gaglia | Stars: George Gallagher, Kether Donohue, Michael P. Mathis, Donald Pritt

39. The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)

R | 83 min | Drama, Horror

5.4
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A disturbed woman is haunted by memories of childhood abuse, which culminates in a murder spree.

Writer: Robert Thom | Director: Matt Cimber | Stars: Millie Perkins, Lonny Chapman, Vanessa Brown, Peggy Feury

40. The Psychic (1977)

R | 90 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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A clairvoyant woman, inspired by a vision, smashes open a section of wall in her husband's home and finds a skeleton behind it. Along with her psychiatrist, she seeks to find the truth ... See full summary »

Writers: Lucio Fulci, Roberto Gianviti, Dardano Sacchetti | Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Gabriele Ferzetti, Marc Porel, Gianni Garko

41. Another Heaven (2000)

R | 132 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.2
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A pair of hard-boiled Tokyo cops are investigating a gruesome murder: after killing the victim, the murderer cut his skull open and cooked his brain in a stew. As they try to track down the... See full summary »

Writer: Jôji Iida | Director: Jôji Iida | Stars: Yôsuke Eguchi, Miwako Ichikawa, Takashi Kashiwabara, Yukiko Okamoto

42. What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)

R | 103 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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A teacher who is having an affair with one of his students takes her out on a boat. They see a knife killing on shore. Other gruesome murders start occurring shortly thereafter, and the ... See full summary »

Writers: Bruno Di Geronimo, Massimo Dallamano | Director: Massimo Dallamano | Stars: Fabio Testi, Cristina Galbó, Karin Baal, Joachim Fuchsberger

43. What Have They Done to Your Daughters? (1974)

R | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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Police investigate apparent suicide of teen girl and uncover details of a teenage prostitution racket. They go on the hunt for a motorcycle riding killer.

Writers: Massimo Dallamano, Ettore Sanzò | Director: Massimo Dallamano | Stars: Giovanna Ralli, Claudio Cassinelli, Mario Adorf, Franco Fabrizi

44. Blind Turn (2012)

Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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Samantha Holt is forced to confront her dark secrets when she is kidnapped and held prisoner by a man from her past out for revenge.

Writer: Stephanie Icke | Director: Robert Orr | Stars: Rachel Boston, Jay Dee Walters, John Gabriel, Christian Stokes

45. I Am the Cheese (1983)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy

5.8
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A teenage lad struggles to piece together his reality following a traumatic event.

Writers: Robert Cormier, David Lange, Robert Jiras | Director: Robert Jiras | Stars: Robert MacNaughton, Hope Lange, Don Murray, Robert Wagner

46. A West Texas Children's Story (2007)

86 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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Set in the 1960's, a magical tale of two 12-year-olds embarking on an adventure to find new, cool parents and escape their neglected, overly adult,existence.

Writer: Brad Isaacs | Director: Brad Isaacs | Stars: Cayden Boyd, Lara Flynn Boyle, Matthew Modine, Noah Grabowski

47. Himizu (2011)

129 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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66 Metascore

Two teenagers living a dystopian existence in post-tsunami Japan embark on a campaign of violence against evil wrong doers.

Writers: Minoru Furuya, Shion Sono | Director: Shion Sono | Stars: Shôta Sometani, Fumi Nikaidô, Tetsu Watanabe, Mitsuru Fukikoshi

48. Home of the Brave (1949)

88 min | Drama, War

7.2
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A sensitive, educated black man's World War II-time problems. This is essentially the duplicate of his peace-time problems which are pointed up in a flashback of his life, and primarily of ... See full summary »

Writers: Carl Foreman, Arthur Laurents | Director: Mark Robson | Stars: Jeff Corey, James Edwards, Lloyd Bridges, Douglas Dick

49. The Story of Esther Costello (1957)

103 min | Drama

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Eighteen-year-old Esther has been deaf and blind since the accident which killed her mother. Wealthy Margaret Landi, a native of Esther's village in Ireland, is talked into helping to ... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Kaufman, Nicholas Monsarrat | Director: David Miller | Stars: Joan Crawford, Heather Sears, Rossano Brazzi, Lee Patterson

50. Don't Open Till Christmas (1984)

R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery

3.7
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Somebody with very little Christmas spirit is killing anyone in a Santa suit one London holiday season, and Scotland Yard has to stop him before he makes his exploits an annual tradition.

Writers: Alan Birkinshaw, Derek Ford | Director: Edmund Purdom | Stars: Edmund Purdom, Alan Lake, Belinda Mayne, Mark Jones