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1. Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

7.2
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64 Metascore

A self-diagnosed nymphomaniac recounts her erotic experiences to the man who saved her after a beating.

Writer: Lars von Trier | Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf

2. The Following (2013– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command.

Creator: Kevin Williamson | Stars: Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy, Shawn Ashmore, Valorie Curry

3. Twixt (2011)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

4.9
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40 Metascore

A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl. That night in a dream, he is approached by a... See full summary »

Writer: Francis Ford Coppola | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Val Kilmer, Bruce Dern, Elle Fanning, Ben Chaplin

4. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

X | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger - who stalks his victims in their dreams - learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back.

Writers: Wes Craven, Bruce Wagner, Frank Darabont, Chuck Russell | Director: Chuck Russell | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Craig Wasson, Patricia Arquette

5. The Brave One (2007)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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56 Metascore

A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.

Writers: Roderick Taylor, Bruce A. Taylor, Cynthia Mort | Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Jodie Foster, Terrence Howard, Naveen Andrews, Nicky Katt

6. Play Misty for Me (1971)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.

Writers: Jo Heims, Dean Riesner | Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills, John Larch

7. Everyone Says I Love You (1996)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a shaky marriage while her half sister gets engaged.

Writer: Woody Allen | Director: Woody Allen | Stars: Woody Allen, Goldie Hawn, Julia Roberts, Edward Norton

8. Stan Helsing (2009)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Horror

3.6
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It's Halloween night, and slacker video clerk Stan Helsing along with his insanely sexy ex-girlfriend , best buddy and an exotic dancer/'massage therapist' - detours into a town cursed by ... See full summary »

Writer: Bo Zenga | Director: Bo Zenga | Stars: Steve Howey, Diora Baird, Kenan Thompson, Desi Lydic

9. Guns, Girls and Gambling (2012)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

5.4
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This story throws Elvis impersonators, Native Americans, a cowboy, a drop dead beautiful blond assassin, a frat boy, two corrupt sheriffs, the girl next door and a prostitute into a chase ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Winnick | Director: Michael Winnick | Stars: Christian Slater, Powers Boothe, Dane Cook, Jeff Fahey

10. Murder Party (2007)

79 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

5.9
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A random invitation to a Halloween party leads a man into the hands of a rogue collective intent on murdering him for the sake of their art, sparking a bloodbath of mishap, mayhem and hilarity.

Writer: Jeremy Saulnier | Director: Jeremy Saulnier | Stars: Chris Sharp, Kate Porterfield, Tess Porterfield Lovell, Puff Snooty

11. The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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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

12. Slipstream (2007)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.1
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47 Metascore

Aging screenwriter Felix Bonhoeffer has lived his life in two states of existence: in reality and his own interior world. While working on a murder mystery script, and unaware that his brain is on the verge of implosion, Felix is baffled when his characters start to appear in his life, and vice versa.

Writer: Anthony Hopkins | Director: Anthony Hopkins | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Stella Arroyave, Christian Slater, John Turturro

13. The Cruise (1998)

PG-13 | 76 min | Documentary

7.8
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Affectionate portrait of Tim "Speed" Levitch, a tour guide for Manhattan's Gray Line double-decker buses. He talks fast, is in love with the city, and dispenses historical facts, ... See full summary »

Director: Bennett Miller | Star: Timothy 'Speed' Levitch

14. The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)

Approved | 112 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely.

Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, George S. Kaufman, Moss Hart | Director: William Keighley | Stars: Bette Davis, Ann Sheridan, Monty Woolley, Richard Travis

15. Leonie (2010)

PG-13 | 102 min | Biography, Drama

5.2
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40 Metascore

A film about the life and relationships of the early 20th American educator, editor, and journalist Leonie Gilmour, the mother of the acclaimed artist and architect Isamu Noguchi.

Writers: Masayo Duus, Hisako Matsui, David Wiener | Director: Hisako Matsui | Stars: Emily Mortimer, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, Shidô Nakamura, Christina Hendricks

16. Sinbad of the Seven Seas (1989)

PG-13 | 93 min | Adventure, Fantasy

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Sinbad and his shipmates aid a young prince, who must battle an evil wizard to gain the hand of a beautiful princess.

Writers: Luigi Cozzi, Tito Carpi, Enzo G. Castellari, Ian Danby | Directors: Enzo G. Castellari, Luigi Cozzi | Stars: Lou Ferrigno, John Steiner, Roland Wybenga, Ennio Girolami

17. The Man with a Cloak (1951)

Approved | 84 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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In 1848, a young Frenchwoman, Madeline Minot, goes to New York City to see Thevenet, the grandfather of her fiance. Thevenet had been with Napoleon and may be sympathetic to the political ... See full summary »

Writers: Frank Fenton, John Dickson Carr | Director: Fletcher Markle | Stars: Joseph Cotten, Barbara Stanwyck, Louis Calhern, Leslie Caron

18. Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

6.8
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Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson must protect a Swiss inventor of an advanced bomb sight from falling into German hands.

Writers: Edward T. Lowe Jr., Scott Darling, Edmund L. Hartmann, Arthur Conan Doyle | Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill, Kaaren Verne

19. The Raven (1935)

Approved | 61 min | Horror

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A brilliant surgeon obsessed with Poe saves the life of a beautiful dancer and goes mad when he can't have her.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, David Boehm | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lester Matthews, Irene Ware

20. Joe Gould's Secret (2000)

R | 104 min | Drama

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74 Metascore

Around 1940, New Yorker staff writer Joe Mitchell meets Joe Gould, a Greenwich Village character who cadges meals, drinks, and contributions to the Joe Gould Fund and who is writing a ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Mitchell, Howard A. Rodman | Director: Stanley Tucci | Stars: Ian Holm, Stanley Tucci, Hope Davis, Sarah Hyland

21. The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)

Unrated | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

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A man's obsession with his dead wife drives a wedge between him and his new bride.

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Towne | Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Elizabeth Shepherd, John Westbrook, Derek Francis

22. A Fine Madness (1966)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Samson Shillitoe, mad genius of a poet irresistible to women but plagued by writer's block, agrees to see a psychiatrist... and his beautiful wife.

Writer: Elliott Baker | Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward, Jean Seberg, Patrick O'Neal

23. Breaking the Sound Barrier (1952)

109 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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Fictionalized story of British aerospace engineers solving the problem of supersonic flight.

Writer: Terence Rattigan | Director: David Lean | Stars: Ralph Richardson, Ann Todd, Nigel Patrick, John Justin

24. Castle of Blood (1964)

Not Rated | 87 min | Horror

7.1
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A writer accepts a bet that he cannot spend the night alone in a haunted castle on All Soul's Eve. Once night falls at the castle, several who had been murdered therein return to life, ... See full summary »

Writers: Sergio Corbucci, Giovanni Grimaldi | Directors: Sergio Corbucci, Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Barbara Steele, Georges Rivière, Margrete Robsahm, Arturo Dominici

25. City in the Sea (1965)

Unrated | 84 min | Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy

5.4
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Set on the Cornish coast in 1903, the film features a group of people discovering an underwater society of smugglers who never age living in a lost underwater city along with their gill-man... See full summary »

Writers: Charles Bennett, Louis M. Heyward, Edgar Allan Poe, David Whitaker | Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Vincent Price, David Tomlinson, Tab Hunter, Susan Hart

26. The Mother and the Whore (1973)

210 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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In Paris, the pedantic Alexandre lives with his mate Marie in her apartment, an open relationship. Alexandre, who is idle and chauvinist, spends his days reading, drinking and shagging ... See full summary »

Writer: Jean Eustache | Director: Jean Eustache | Stars: Bernadette Lafont, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Françoise Lebrun, Isabelle Weingarten

27. Torture Garden (1967)

Approved | 93 min | Horror

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A special sideshow torture exhibit has the power, according to showman Dr. Diablo, to warn people of evil in their futures. As skeptical customers are shown the greed and violence they're ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Bloch | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Jack Palance, Burgess Meredith, Beverly Adams, Peter Cushing

28. The Devil's Wedding Night (1973)

R | 83 min | Horror

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Lady Dracula uses Dracula's ring to lure beautiful girls to her castle, where she murders them so she can bathe in their blood.

Writers: Ian Danby, Alan M. Harris, Ralph Zucker | Directors: Luigi Batzella, Joe D'Amato | Stars: Mark Damon, Rosalba Neri, Esmeralda Barros, Xiro Papas

29. Bulgarian Lovers (2003)

R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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55 Metascore

A straight-laced Spanish man falls in love with a young foreigner.

Writers: Fernando Guillén Cuervo, Antonio Hens, Eduardo Mendicutti, Eloy de la Iglesia | Director: Eloy de la Iglesia | Stars: Fernando Guillén Cuervo, Dritan Biba, Pepón Nieto, Roger Pera

30. The Mummy Lives (1993)

PG-13 | 97 min | Horror

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A mummy returns from the dead and becomes obsessed with a woman which he thinks is the reincarnation of his dead lover.

Writers: Nelson Gidding, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Gerry O'Hara | Stars: Tony Curtis, Leslie Hardy, Greg Wrangler, Jacques Cohen

31. Morgue Street (2012)

11 min | Short, Action, Horror

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Writers: Emiliano Ranzani, Alberto Viavattene | Director: Alberto Viavattene | Stars: Mario Cellini, Désirée Giorgetti, Roberto Nali, Federica Tommasi

32. Web of the Spider (1971)

R | 102 min | Horror

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The journalist Alan Foster makes a bet than he can spend one night at the haunted Blackwood Castle. As he learns, the rumors of ghosts at the castle are indeed true. On All Soul's Eve the ... See full summary »

Writers: Giovanni Addessi, Bruno Corbucci, Giovanni Grimaldi, Antonio Margheriti | Director: Antonio Margheriti | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Michèle Mercier, Klaus Kinski, Peter Carsten

33. Das ist ja das Leben selbst! (2012)

59 min | Drama

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Writer: Björn Last | Director: Björn Last | Stars: Stefan Sandrock, Arijana Antunovic, Kaya Marie Möller, Karolina Lodyga

34. Stevie (1978)

PG | 102 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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This biographical film has Glenda Jackson portraying a British poet with emotional problems.

Writer: Hugh Whitemore | Director: Robert Enders | Stars: Glenda Jackson, Mona Washbourne, Alec McCowen, Trevor Howard

35. It's Tough to Be a Bird (1969)

G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Documentary

7.1
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Part cartoon and part documentary, this film offers a humorous look at birds and the ways people perceive them.

Writers: Ted Berman, Ward Kimball | Director: Ward Kimball | Stars: Ruth Buzzi, Richard Bakalyan, John Emerson, Jim Swain

36. Doctor Mordrid (1992)

R | 74 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

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An unspeakable evil has come into our dimension and wants to rule over Earth, and only a mysterious sorceror known as Doctor Mordrid can stop him.

Writers: Charles Band, C. Courtney Joyner | Directors: Albert Band, Charles Band | Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Yvette Nipar, Jay Acovone, Keith Coulouris

37. The Plot Thickens (1936)

Approved | 69 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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A priceless Cellini silver cup is stolen from a local museum with both Hildegarde and Oscar on the case.

Writers: Clarence Upson Young, Jack Townley, Stuart Palmer | Director: Ben Holmes | Stars: James Gleason, Zasu Pitts, Owen Davis Jr., Louise Latimer

38. Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939)

Passed | 59 min | Crime, Mystery, Drama

6.0
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Detective Nick Carter is brought in to foil spies at the Radex Airplane Factory, where a new fighter plane is under manufacture.

Writers: Bertram Millhauser, Harold Buckley | Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Rita Johnson, Henry Hull, Stanley Ridges

39. The Bloody Ape (1997 Video)

77 min | Horror

5.5
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THE BLOODY APE is the most outrageous, drive-in movie take on Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue" ever committed to film. A carnival barker foolishly releases his 400 pound gorilla, who then ... See full summary »

Writers: Keith J. Crocker, George Reis | Director: Keith J. Crocker | Stars: Bob Ceislick, Christina Zuber Crocker, Kevin Crocker, Yalcin Cucyuksel

40. Nucingen House (2008)

94 min | Horror

6.1
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Surreal gothic comedy about a gambler who wins a strange Chilean mansion and takes his frail wife there.

Writers: Raoul Ruiz, Honoré de Balzac | Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Elsa Zylberstein, Jean-Marc Barr, Laurent Malet, Audrey Marnay

41. You Can't Have Everything (1937)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Starving playwright Judith Wells meets playboy writer of musicals, George Macrae, over a plate of stolen spaghetti. He persuades producer Sam Gordon to buy her ridiculous play "North Winds"... See full summary »

Writers: Harry Tugend, Jack Yellen, Karl Tunberg, Gregory Ratoff | Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Alice Faye, The Ritz Brothers, Don Ameche, Charles Winninger

42. Poe: Last Days of the Raven (2008)

80 min | Biography, Drama, Horror

6.7
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The last days of American mystery writing icon Edgar Allan Poe's life.

Writer: Brent Fidler | Directors: Brent Fidler, Eric Goldstein | Stars: Brent Fidler, Mackenzie Gray, Richard Keats, Emily Tennant

43. Nightmares from the Mind of Poe (2006)

93 min | Biography, Drama, Horror

5.5
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As depicted in the film, Edgar Allan Poe was plagued with nightmares and the deaths of those he loved throughout his life. Those nightmares and his tragic life were many times the basis for... See full summary »

Writers: Edgar Allan Poe, Ric White | Director: Ric White | Stars: James R. Anderson, David Ballasso, David Bayer, Dave Bielawski

44. Syner (2009 Video)

76 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

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Something is not as it should be. This feeling is shared by three people, otherwise unconnected. A young woman gets trapped inside her own apartment as strangers start gathering outside her... See full summary »

Writers: Nikolaj Marquez Von Hage, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Nikolaj Marquez Von Hage | Stars: Jenny Lampa, Jonas Larsson, Abraham Demir, Christian Magdu

45. Baltimore (2007)

10 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

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In October 1849, Edgar Allan Poe embarks on a mysterious quest to discover the truth about his late wife's death.

Writer: Adam Wojtowicz | Director: Scott Lukas Williams | Stars: John Callander, Wendy Dallian, Ginger King, Anna Mae Wills

46. Hopeless (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 10 min | Short, Horror

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A young man named Vincent, has been having dreadful thoughts and feelings towards his elderly neighbor, Fred. Vincent seeks help for his problems but gets nothing out of it. He then commits... See full summary »

Writer: Eric Loubert | Director: Eric Loubert | Stars: Doug Couture, Rob Putansu, Henry Frost III, Geoff Curtis

47. A Demon in My View (2013)

169 min | Horror, Thriller

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Leah, a freshman at Nolan University, is struggling through life, haunted by memories of her tragic past. 10 years prior, her parents were brutally murdered. The only clue left behind by ... See full summary »

Writers: Erin Doyle, Matthew Lipke, Marina Massaro | Director: Matthew Lipke | Stars: Erin Lynn Doyle, Alexander Haima, Margaret Walsh, Robert Fullenbaum

48. The Lovecraft Chronicles: Juggernaut (2009)

9 min | Short, Horror

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Rampaging goblin men are holding captives in a backwoods cabin. Do they want to eat them, impregnate them... See full synopsis »

Writer: John Johnson | Director: John Johnson | Stars: Mariah Smith, Donnie Sturges, Megan Braithwaite, Ben Church

49. The Lovecraft Chronicles: Dumas (2010)

21 min | Short, Horror

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Before Bram Stoker created Dracula, he warmed up with the vampire Dumas, an artiste of death and the canvas... See full synopsis »

Writers: John Johnson, Matthew Warner | Director: John Johnson | Stars: Adelai, Talon Borrelli, Megan Braithwaite, April Monique Burril

50. Morella (2008)

10 min | Short, Horror

7.4
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When fate brings two souls together, sometimes they cannot be torn apart- even after death. On a fateful day in the park, a lonely man meets Morella, a beautiful yet singularly bewitching ... See full summary »

Writers: Jeff Ferrell, Edgar Allan Poe | Director: Jeff Ferrell | Stars: Dennis Kleinsmith, Lisa Coronado, Hannah Morwell