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1. Heartbeat (1946)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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In Paris, a young woman runs away from a reform school, joins a pickpocket academy, and finds herself falling for the handsome diplomat she's been blackmailed into stealing from.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Adolphe Menjou, Melville Cooper

Votes: 480

2. The Limping Man (1953)

Approved | 76 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

5.8
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A WWII veteran goes back to England after the war only to discover that his wartime sweetheart has got mixed up with a dangerous spy ring.

Director: Cy Endfield | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Moira Lister, Alan Wheatley, Leslie Phillips

Votes: 374

3. Horror of the Zombies (1974)

R | 89 min | Horror

4.3
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The living corpses of the Satan-worshiping Knights Templar hunt for human victims in a 16th century galleon.

Director: Amando de Ossorio | Stars: Maria Perschy, Jack Taylor, Bárbara Rey, Carlos Lemos

Votes: 1,952

4. The St. Louis Bank Robbery (1959)

Not Rated | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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A gang's plans for a St. Louis bank robbery are complicated when the sister of one of the thieves starts voicing her well-founded suspicions.

Directors: Charles Guggenheim, John Stix | Stars: Steve McQueen, Crahan Denton, David Clarke, James Dukas

Votes: 960

5. Red Sundown (1956)

Approved | 81 min | Western

6.4
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A gunfighter takes a deputy sheriff job in a town caught in a feud between a powerful rancher and small farmers.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Rory Calhoun, Martha Hyer, Dean Jagger, Robert Middleton

Votes: 333

6. Der Skipper (1990)

R | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

4.8
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A washed-out German sailor, in a drunken state, agrees to take two British women from Gibraltar to the West Indies in his sail boat. Early into the voyage, they realise that it's not going ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Keglevic | Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Patsy Kensit, Elizabeth Hurley, Franz Buchrieser

Votes: 643

7. Africa Screams (1949)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Adventure

6.5
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Abbott & Costello search for diamonds in Africa, along the way meeting a visually-impaired gunner, a hungry lion, and a tribe of cannibals...

Director: Charles Barton | Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Clyde Beatty, Frank Buck

Votes: 3,028

8. King of Kong Island (1968)

Unrated | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

2.3
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Eve is a jungle girl brought up by apes. She is captured with a number of apes by a mad scientist, conducting mind control experiments on them. Eventually she is liberated by a young explorer.

Director: Roberto Mauri | Stars: Brad Harris, Esmeralda Barros, Marc Lawrence, Adriana Alben

Votes: 632

9. Atom Age Vampire (1960)

Unrated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.7
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A stripper is horribly disfigured in a car accident. A brilliant scientist develops a treatment that restores her beauty and falls in love with her. To preserve her appearance the doctor ... See full summary »

Director: Anton Giulio Majano | Stars: Alberto Lupo, Susanne Loret, Sergio Fantoni, Franca Parisi

Votes: 1,224

10. War of the Planets (1977)

PG | 89 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

2.8
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A strange signal arrives on the Earth disturbing all communications, while an ufo appears above the Antarctic sea. Captain Alex Hamilton is sent with his spaceship and crew to the space ... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Brescia | Stars: John Richardson, Yanti Somer, West Buchanan, Charles Borromel

Votes: 624

11. Carnival Story (1954)

Approved | 95 min | Drama

5.8
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An American carnival in Germany sets the scene for sin, sex and melodrama.

Director: Kurt Neumann | Stars: Anne Baxter, Steve Cochran, Lyle Bettger, George Nader

Votes: 404

12. Rock Rock Rock! (1956)

Approved | 85 min | Drama, Music

5.2
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A young teenage girl (Tuesday Weld) desperately tries to earn enough money to buy a dress for a school rock and roll dance. This early rock and roll feature, the 3rd in a series of 5 ... See full summary »

Director: Will Price | Stars: Alan Freed and his Rock 'n Roll Band, Fran Manfred, Tuesday Weld, Connie Francis

Votes: 387

13. Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952)

74 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

3.0
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Two goofy entertainers meet a mad scientist on a jungle island.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Duke Mitchell, Sammy Petrillo, Charlita

Votes: 1,301

14. Borderline (1950)

Approved | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.1
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Two undercover agents infiltrate a drug-smuggling ring in Mexico, but neither is aware of the other's identity.

Director: William A. Seiter | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Claire Trevor, Raymond Burr, José Torvay

Votes: 858

15. Bride of the Gorilla (1951)

Passed | 70 min | Horror

4.4
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The owner of a plantation in the jungle marries a beautiful woman. Shortly afterward, he is plagued by a strange voodoo curse which transforms him into a gorilla.

Director: Curt Siodmak | Stars: Barbara Payton, Lon Chaney Jr., Raymond Burr, Tom Conway

Votes: 873

16. Cause for Alarm! (1951)

Not Rated | 74 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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An invalid husband wrongly believes his wife and doctor are conspiring to kill him and outlines that suspicion in a letter, which causes a serious concern when he ends up dying anyway.

Director: Tay Garnett | Stars: Loretta Young, Barry Sullivan, Bruce Cowling, Margalo Gillmore

Votes: 1,359

17. The Vampires Night Orgy (1973)

R | 84 min | Horror

4.8
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A busload of tourists stops in to visit a small European town. What they don't know is that the town is completely inhabited by vampires.

Director: León Klimovsky | Stars: Jack Taylor, Dyanik Zurakowska, José Guardiola, Charo Soriano

Votes: 542

18. The Fat Man (1951)

Passed | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.5
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A dentist's murder is investigated by hefty sleuth Brad Runyan.

Director: William Castle | Stars: J. Scott Smart, Julie London, Rock Hudson, Clinton Sundberg

Votes: 233

19. Space Men (1960)

Unrated | 73 min | Sci-Fi

3.5
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In the 22nd Century, Ray Peterson, reporter for the Interplanetary News, is assigned to write a story aboard a space station. Tension mounts between Peterson and the station commander, who ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Rik Van Nutter, Gabriella Farinon, David Montresor, Archie Savage

Votes: 622

20. Scared to Death (1947)

Approved | 65 min | Thriller

3.9
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From a slab in the morgue, a dead young woman tells the bizarre tale of how she got there, through a maze of murder involving a hypnotist, a midget and a mysterious figure in a green mask.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Bela Lugosi, George Zucco, Molly Lamont, Nat Pendleton

Votes: 1,170

21. La morte viene dallo spazio (1958)

82 min | Sci-Fi

4.3
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Scientists discover that a group of meteors are hurtling on a collison course with Earth, and if they hit, the planet will be destroyed.

Director: Paolo Heusch | Stars: Paul Hubschmid, Fiorella Mari, Madeleine Fischer, Ivo Garrani

Votes: 492

22. The Disappearance of Flight 412 (1974 TV Movie)

72 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

4.8
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During a radar test mission, Flight 412 witnesses the disappearance of 2 fighter-jets scrambled to intercept a UFO but the Air Force is determined to cover-up the incident.

Director: Jud Taylor | Stars: Glenn Ford, Bradford Dillman, David Soul, Robert F. Lyons

Votes: 409

23. The Rage of Paris (1938)

Approved | 78 min | Comedy

7.2
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Nicole has no job and is several weeks behind with her rent. Her solution to her problem is to try and snare a rich husband. Enlisting the help of her friend Gloria and the maitre'd at a ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Danielle Darrieux, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Mischa Auer, Louis Hayward

Votes: 541

24. Women in the Night (1948)

Approved | 98 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

4.8
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As World War II nears its end, beautiful women forced to serve as sex slaves in a German officer's club, do what they can to destroy the plans of a cosmic death ray.

Director: William Rowland | Stars: Tala Birell, William Henry, Richard Loo, Virginia Christine

Votes: 89

25. Salome Where She Danced (1945)

Approved | 90 min | Drama, Music, War

5.5
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The camp classic drama that catapulted De Carlo into stardom. During the Austrian-Prussian war, Anna Marie (De Carlo) is a dancer who is forced to flee her country after she is accused of ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Lamont | Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Rod Cameron, David Bruce, Walter Slezak

Votes: 177

26. Letter of Introduction (1938)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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An aging actor, about to marry for the fourth time, is surprised when a young woman, who is the daughter he never knew he had, appears with a "letter of introduction". It seems that she is ... See full summary »

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Adolphe Menjou, Andrea Leeds, George Murphy, Edgar Bergen

Votes: 251

27. El monte de las brujas (1975)

Unrated | 80 min | Horror

3.7
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A photojournalist traveling through the Pyrenees on assignment with a beautiful writer stays overnight at an ancient Spanish castle, only to hear that the adjoining mountain is occupied by a coven of witches.

Director: Raúl Artigot | Stars: Patty Shepard, Cihangir Gaffari, Mónica Randall, Guillermo Bredeston

Votes: 312

28. Breakfast in Hollywood (1946)

Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Music

5.8
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Based on an old radio series with a live audience. It is the story of few of the people who attend the show. Nat King Cole sings.

Director: Harold D. Schuster | Stars: Tom Breneman, Bonita Granville, Beulah Bondi, Edward Ryan

Votes: 166

29. The Lady Says No (1951)

80 min | Comedy

5.5
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A woman writes a best-selling book for women warning them about the "dangers" of men. A handsome photographer for a national magazine arrives in her town to do a feature story on her. Complications ensue.

Director: Frank Ross | Stars: Joan Caulfield, David Niven, James Robertson Justice, Lenore Lonergan

Votes: 224

30. Flesh and the Spur (1956)

78 min | Western

5.0
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A young cowboy searches for the killer of his twin brother.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: John Agar, Marla English, Mike Connors, Raymond Hatton

Votes: 78

31. Anthar l'invincibile (1964)

Unrated | 93 min | Adventure, Fantasy, War

3.8
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The son of Hercules is pitted against a ruthless desert warrior.

Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Kirk Morris, Michèle Girardon, Manuel Gallardo, Mario Feliciani

Votes: 202

32. Behave Yourself! (1951)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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When a cute Welsh terrier follows Bill Denny home, little does he know that all gangland has its eye on that dog. Who will be bumbling Bill's undoing - the gangsters, the cops, or his suspicious mother-in-law?

Director: George Beck | Stars: Farley Granger, Shelley Winters, William Demarest, Francis L. Sullivan

Votes: 463

33. Queen of the Amazons (1947)

Approved | 61 min | Adventure

3.2
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A woman's husband has disappeared on an expedition into the jungle. She hires a guide to take her into the jungle to find him. However, they discover that he has been captured by a savage female tribe.

Director: Edward Finney | Stars: Robert Lowery, Patricia Morison, J. Edward Bromberg, John Miljan

Votes: 579

34. Drums in the Deep South (1951)

Approved | 87 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.8
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Two old friends find themselves on opposite sides during the Civil War in a desperate battle atop an impregnable mountain.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: James Craig, Barbara Payton, Guy Madison, Barton MacLane

Votes: 250

35. Sabaka (1954)

Approved | 77 min | Adventure

4.2
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In India, a young elephant trainer vows revenge against the cult that killed his family and, when the local Maharajah refuses to help, sets out alone to battle his enemy.

Director: Frank Ferrin | Stars: Nino Marcel, Boris Karloff, Lou Krugman, Reginald Denny

Votes: 102

36. Flight to Nowhere (1946)

79 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

4.3
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A couple on board a plane find themselves mixed up in a plot to steal atomic secrets.

Director: William Rowland | Stars: Alan Curtis, Evelyn Ankers, Micheline Cheirel, Jack Holt

Votes: 88

37. Manfish (1956)

76 min | Adventure

4.7
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Three deep sea divers get involved in murder while searching for a lost treasure.

Director: W. Lee Wilder | Stars: John Bromfield, Lon Chaney Jr., Victor Jory, Barbara Nichols

Votes: 187

38. Killing Cars (1986)

R | 104 min | Action, Thriller

4.1
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In a complex story of automotive intrigue, oil barons, corporate finance, and international villainy, the inventor of an environmentally friendly car powered by energy cells becomes the ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Verhoeven | Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Senta Berger, Agnès Soral, Daniel Gélin

Votes: 134

39. Sha chu chong wei (1978)

87 min | Action, Horror

3.9
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A young woman is released from prison and starts her life over. Getting a job at a newspaper, she tries to settle in. When bizarre incidents occur, the woman suspects that someone has a vendetta against her.

Director: Karen Yang | Stars: Fonda Lynn, Alan Tam, Lona Chang, Jacky Lim

Votes: 110

40. Mr. Reckless (1948)

PG | 66 min | Adventure

5.6
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Oil field worker William Eythe returns to his hometown to discover his former girlfriend is going to marry an older cafe owner. Despite his best efforts to stay away, he is continually involved with the couple with tragic results.

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: William Eythe, Barbara Britton, Walter Catlett, Minna Gombell

Votes: 42

41. Killer Dill (1947)

Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Crime

5.6
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Door-to-door salesman Johnny Dill, the exact double of a notorious gangster, finds himself struck between the forces of good and evil.

Director: Lewis D. Collins | Stars: Stuart Erwin, Anne Gwynne, Frank Albertson, Mike Mazurki

Votes: 74

42. Under California Stars (1948)

Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Western

5.8
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Rancher Roy and his boys track down a gang who have stolen Trigger and are holding him for ransom.

Director: William Witney | Stars: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Jane Frazee, Andy Devine

Votes: 222

43. Love Island (1952)

Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Romance

3.4
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US-Navy pilot Lt. Richard Tabor crash-lands on a south Pacific isle called Love Island in English. Richard befriends the Balinese beauty Sarna. The bad and jealous Jaraka doesn't like their... See full summary »

Director: Bud Pollard | Stars: Paul Valentine, Eva Gabor, Malcolm Lee Beggs, Frank McNellis

Votes: 50

44. The Paul Dixon Show (1951– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Local talk and variety show that ABC picked up for only one season. It was picked up again a couple of years later by DuMont. Continued locally for another 23 years. Some of the regulars ... See full summary »

Stars: Paul Dixon, Dotty Mack, Wanda Lewis, Bob Braun

45. Mel-O-Toons (1960– )

Animation, Musical

7.0
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Add a Plot

Stars: Pat McGeehan, Ralph Camargo, Ed Herlihy, John Rust

Votes: 31

46. Dr. Shock's Tales of Terror (2003 Video)

Not Rated | 112 min | Horror

3.5
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Hyperactive horrormeister Dr. Shock is your host for four short splatter films, "Bullet for a Vampire," "The Town That Loved Pizza," "The Garden Tool Murders," and "Demons Day."

Directors: Douglas Agosti, Lance Otto Smith | Stars: Mark Standriff, Timide, Chris-May Zeithaml, Elena Pointinger

Votes: 53

47. Once Upon a Tune (1951– )

Comedy, Musical

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A series presenting short musicals for television.

Stars: Reginald Beane, Phil Hanna, Holly Harris, Ed Holmes

48. Let's Join Joanie (1950 TV Movie)

33 min | Comedy

5.2
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Salesgirl Joanie tries to impress a handsome man by joining a fitness club.

Director: Dick Linkroum | Stars: Joan Davis, Hope Emerson, Joe Flynn, Joseph Kearns

Votes: 10

49. Kermesse fantastique (1948)

10 min | Animation, Short

8.8
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Vintage stop motion animation. Produced for 'Philips Radio'. Concept developed in 1948 and Released in 1951. In vintage SciFi setting man jumps into his radio amps. and visits a fantastic ... See full summary »

Director: József Misik

Votes: 5

50. Public Domain Theatre (2011– )

120 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

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The very best of the very worst.

Stars: Paul Fish, Bryon Kozaczka, Death, Santa Claus