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1. The Path (2016– )

60 min | Drama

7.5
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A man who converts to a controversial following suffers from a crisis of faith.

Stars: Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan, Kyle Allen, Hugh Dancy

Votes: 3,199

2. Jumper (2008)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.1
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35 Metascore

A teenager with teleportation abilities suddenly finds himself in the middle of an ancient war between those like him and their sworn annihilators.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Hayden Christensen, Samuel L. Jackson, Jamie Bell, Rachel Bilson

Votes: 242,619 | Gross: $80.17M

3. Silent Hill (2006)

R | 125 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

6.6
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30 Metascore

A woman goes in search for her daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill.

Director: Christophe Gans | Stars: Radha Mitchell, Laurie Holden, Sean Bean, Deborah Kara Unger

Votes: 172,408 | Gross: $46.98M

4. Cult of the Cobra (1955)

Approved | 82 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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American G.I.s who trespass on a Hindu ceremony are hunted down by a beautiful woman who has the power to transform herself into a cobra.

Director: Francis D. Lyon | Stars: Faith Domergue, Richard Long, Marshall Thompson, Kathleen Hughes

Votes: 659

5. The Master (2012)

R | 144 min | Drama

7.1
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86 Metascore

A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Jesse Plemons

Votes: 104,783 | Gross: $16.38M

6. Audition (1999)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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69 Metascore

A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all.

Director: Takashi Miike | Stars: Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kunimura

Votes: 55,177

7. V/H/S (2012)

R | 116 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.8
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55 Metascore

When a group of misfits are hired by an unknown third party to burglarize a desolate house and acquire a rare VHS tape, they discover more found footage than they bargained for.

Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, David Bruckner, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez, Glenn McQuaid, Radio Silence, Joe Swanberg, Chad Villella, Ti West, Adam Wingard | Stars: Calvin Reeder, Lane Hughes, Adam Wingard, Hannah Fierman

Votes: 43,741 | Gross: $0.10M

8. Bubble Boy (2001)

PG-13 | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

5.6
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41 Metascore

A young man who was born without an immune system and has lived his life within a plastic bubble in his bedroom finds out that the woman he has loved since childhood is about to be married ... See full summary »

Director: Blair Hayes | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Swoosie Kurtz, Marley Shelton, Danny Trejo

Votes: 25,489 | Gross: $5.00M

9. Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015)

Not Rated | 119 min | Documentary

8.1
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80 Metascore

An in-depth look at the inner-workings of the Church of Scientology.

Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Paul Haggis, Jason Beghe, Spanky Taylor, David Miscavige

Votes: 23,706

10. Marked for Death (1990)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

5.9
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A retired DEA agent is out to hunt down and take out a Jamaican drug posse that has targeted he and his family for murder.

Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Steven Seagal, Joanna Pacula, Basil Wallace, Keith David

Votes: 15,133 | Gross: $46.04M

11. Babette's Feast (1987)

G | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.9
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In a remote 19th-century Danish village, two sisters lead a rigid life centered around their father, the local minister, and their church. Both had opportunities to leave the village: one ... See full summary »

Director: Gabriel Axel | Stars: Stéphane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle

Votes: 13,595 | Gross: $4.40M

12. Gunga Din (1939)

Approved | 117 min | Adventure, Comedy, War

7.5
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In 19th century India, three British soldiers and a native waterbearer must stop a secret mass revival of the murderous Thuggee cult before it can rampage across the land.

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Victor McLaglen, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Votes: 8,740

13. Quo Vadis (1951)

Passed | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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A fierce Roman commander becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emperor Nero.

Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 9,787

14. Postal (2007)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

4.5
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22 Metascore

In the ironically named city of Paradise, a recently laid-off loser teams up with his cult-leading uncle to steal a peculiar bounty of riches from their local amusement park; somehow, the recently arrived Taliban have a similar focus, but a far more sinister intent.

Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Dave Foley, Verne Troyer, Zack Ward, Chris Coppola

Votes: 20,077

15. Help! (1965)

Approved | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical

7.3
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Ringo finds himself the human sacrifice target of a cult and the band must try to protect him from it.

Director: Richard Lester | Stars: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr

Votes: 13,552

16. The Shrine (2010)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror

5.6
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Two female journalists and a photographer travel to Europe to investigate a series of mysterious disappearances, only to find themselves embroiled in a struggle against a kind of evil they never expected.

Director: Jon Knautz | Stars: Aaron Ashmore, Cindy Sampson, Meghan Heffern, Trevor Matthews

Votes: 11,117

17. Resident Evil 4 (2005 Video Game)

M | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.3
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Leon S. Kennedy, now a federal agent, is hired to rescue the president's daughter from a sinister cult.

Directors: Kuniomi Matsushita, Shinji Mikami | Stars: Paul Mercier, Carolyn Lawrence, Rino Romano, Salli Saffioti

Votes: 7,216

18. Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie (2010)

R | 76 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

5.7
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A squad of Ultramarines answer a distress call from an Imperial Shrine World. A full Company of Imperial Fists was stationed there, but there is no answer from them. The squad investigates to find out what has happened there.

Director: Martyn Pick | Stars: Terence Stamp, John Hurt, Sean Pertwee, Steven Waddington

Votes: 4,976

19. Children of the Corn (2009 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 92 min | Horror, Thriller

3.9
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While traveling, an unhappy married couple encounter a cult of murderous children who worship an entity called He Who Walks Behind the Rows.

Director: Donald P. Borchers | Stars: David Anders, Kandyse McClure, Daniel Newman, Preston Bailey

Votes: 4,345

20. Love Exposure (2008)

Unrated | 237 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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75 Metascore

A bizarre love triangle forms between a young Catholic upskirt photographer, a misandric girl and a manipulative cultist.

Director: Sion Sono | Stars: Takahiro Nishijima, Hikari Mitsushima, Sakura Andô, Yutaka Shimizu

Votes: 7,285

21. The Elizabeth Smart Story (2003 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 120 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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Based on the true story of the kidnapping of teenager Elizabeth Smart,in June 2002, by two people, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Dylan Baker, Lindsay Frost, Amber Marshall, Tom Everett

Votes: 591

22. Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple (2006)

86 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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79 Metascore

Featuring never-before-seen footage, this documentary delivers a startling new look at the Peoples Temple, headed by preacher Jim Jones who, in 1978, led more than 900 members to Guyana, where he orchestrated a mass suicide via tainted punch.

Director: Stanley Nelson | Stars: Rebecca Moore, Janet Shular, Tim Carter, Stanley Clayton

Votes: 3,795

23. Short Night of Glass Dolls (1971)

Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery

6.8
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An American journalist in Prague searches for his girlfriend who has suddenly disappeared.

Director: Aldo Lado | Stars: Ingrid Thulin, Jean Sorel, Mario Adorf, Barbara Bach

Votes: 1,530

24. Tarzan and the Mermaids (1948)

Approved | 68 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.5
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Boy is away at school in England. The high priest is trying to force a young girl to marry an evil pearl trader posing as the god Balu. She escapes, is recaptured and is finally rescued by ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Johnny Weissmuller, Brenda Joyce, George Zucco, Andrea Palma

Votes: 1,607

25. The Dead Next Door (1989)

Unrated | 78 min | Horror

5.2
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The government sets up a Zombie squad after an epidemic has made the world run rampant with living corpses. Raimi, Mercer, Kuller, and others head off to Ohio to try and find a cure to the ... See full summary »

Director: J.R. Bookwalter | Stars: Pete Ferry, Bogdan Pecic, Michael Grossi, Jolie Jackunas

Votes: 2,287

26. The City of the Dead (1960)

PG-13 | 78 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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A young coed (Nan Barlow) uses her winter vacation to research a paper on witchcraft in New England. Her professor recommends that she spend her time in a small village called Whitewood. He... See full summary »

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Patricia Jessel, Dennis Lotis, Christopher Lee, Tom Naylor

Votes: 3,671

27. Serial (1980)

R | 86 min | Comedy

6.8
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It's the end of the 70s. Hippies are assimilating, women are raising their consciousness, and men are becoming confused and ineffectual. Don't expect to be able to keep track of all the ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Persky | Stars: Martin Mull, Tuesday Weld, Jennifer McAllister, Sam Chew Jr.

Votes: 711

28. Death of a Ghost Hunter (2007)

107 min | Horror, Thriller

4.5
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Renowned "ghost hunter", Carter Simms is paid to conduct a paranormal investigation of a supposedly haunted house. Along with a cameraman, a reporter, and a spiritual advocate, she embarks on a three night journey into terror.

Director: Sean Tretta | Stars: Patti Tindall, Mike Marsh, Davina Joy, Lindsay Page

Votes: 1,656 | Gross: $0.00M

29. Hallowed Ground (2007 Video)

83 min | Horror, Thriller

4.5
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Built on sacred ground in the late 1890s, the town of Hope was founded by fanatical preacher Jonas Hathaway (Nick Chinlund)... See full synopsis »

Director: David Benullo | Stars: Jaimie Alexander, Brian McNamara, Ethan Phillips, Chloë Grace Moretz

Votes: 1,204

30. End of the Line (II) (2007)

95 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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In this unsettling and creepy thriller, Karen (Ilona Elkin), a young nurse who works in a psychiatric ward, boards the last subway train of the night only to have it stop suddenly in the ... See full summary »

Director: Maurice Devereaux | Stars: Ilona Elkin, Nicolas Wright, Neil Napier, Emily Shelton

Votes: 3,647

31. Madeinusa (2006)

100 min | Drama

6.9
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Madeinusa is a 14-year old girl who comes of age during the Easter festivities of her tiny, isolated village.

Director: Claudia Llosa | Stars: Magaly Solier, Carlos J. de la Torre, Yiliana Chong, Juan Ubaldo Huamán

Votes: 1,267

32. The Deceivers (1988)

PG-13 | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Fact-based account of a secret society of murderers, and of the man who exposed them in British India 1825.

Director: Nicholas Meyer | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Saeed Jaffrey, Shashi Kapoor, Helena Michell

Votes: 745 | Gross: $0.35M

33. Rock Slyde (2009)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy

5.7
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A film noir comedy about Rock Slyde, a down-and-out private detective that engages in a turf war with an upstart quasi-religious cult, The House of Bartology.

Director: Chris Dowling | Stars: Patrick Warburton, Andy Dick, Rena Sofer, Elaine Hendrix

Votes: 485

34. Silent Hill 3 (2003 Video Game)

M | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.8
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The third game in the Silent Hill Trilogy. The heroine of this game is teenaged Heather who is suddenly thrust into a strange alternate reality filled with demonic imagery and twisted ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuhide Nakazawa | Stars: Heather Morris, Richard Grosse, Donna Burke, Clifford Rippel

Votes: 2,295

35. America's Most Hated Family in Crisis (2011)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary

7.6
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Louis returns to the Phelps family to find that several members have left the cult, and that they are being sued.

Director: Emma Cooper | Stars: Louis Theroux, Steve Drain, Betty Phelps, Fred Phelps

Votes: 1,203

36. Low Blow (1986)

R | 90 min | Action

3.5
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Leo Fong plays a private investigator who is in search of a young girl kidnapped by a religious cult. Destined to save her, he teams up with a Vietnam vet, a pro-boxing champ and a former cop to save her...

Director: Frank Harris | Stars: Leo Fong, Cameron Mitchell, Troy Donahue, Diane Stevenett

Votes: 213

37. Ticket to Heaven (1981)

PG | 108 min | Drama

7.2
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David is a young man seduced by a religious cult that uses starvation, exhaustion, and brainwashing to mold recruits into money hustling disciples of a messiah-like leader. Chronicles ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph L. Thomas | Stars: Nick Mancuso, Saul Rubinek, Meg Foster, Kim Cattrall

Votes: 557

38. Distance (2001)

Unrated | 132 min | Drama

7.1
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Members of a cult, modeled on Aum Shinrikyo, sabotage a city's water supply, then commit mass suicide near the shores of a lake. Family members of those affected by it meet at the lake to observe the anniversary of their loved ones' deaths.

Director: Hirokazu Koreeda | Stars: Arata Iura, Yûsuke Iseya, Susumu Terajima, Yui Natsukawa

Votes: 739

39. Darkest Night (2012)

99 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

3.5
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A family gathers for a happy reunion and marriage announcement on Christmas Day at an isolated mansion in the Philippine mountains only to encounter a series of bizarre, demonic, and tragic events.

Director: Noel Tan | Stars: DJ Perry, Anne Gauthier, Issa Litton, Nic Campos

Votes: 197

40. WrestleMania XV (1999 TV Special)

14 min | Action

7.2
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WWF Champion The Rock vs. Stone Cold Steve Austin, WWF Intercontinental Champion The Road Dogg vs. Val Venis vs. Goldust vs. Ken Shamorck, WWF European Champion Shane McMahon vs. X-Pac, WWF... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Dunn | Stars: Steve Austin, Dwayne Johnson, Brian James, Sean Morley

Votes: 759

41. Beware My Brethren (1972)

R | 98 min | Horror

3.9
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Led by a sinister minister, a controlling religious sect called the Brethren has taken control of widow Birdy Wemys, sending her unstable son, Kenny, into a spiraling descent into madness ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Hartford-Davis | Stars: Ann Todd, Patrick Magee, Tony Beckley, Madeleine Hinde

Votes: 266

42. A (1998)

136 min | Documentary

6.8
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Aum Shinrikyo, the Buddhist sect led by Shoko Asahara and responsible for the 1995 Sarin gas attack on a Tokyo subway, becomes the subject of this documentary.

Director: Tatsuya Mori | Star: Hiroshi Araki

Votes: 184

43. Santa Fe (1997)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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Paul Thomas is an ex-cop who happened to be the sole survivor of a mass cult suicide in Wyoming. He returns to his home town of Santa Fe in order to put his life back together. However, ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Shea | Stars: Tina Majorino, Gary Cole, Sheila Kelley, Jere Burns

Votes: 188

44. My Life in Orange (2011)

110 min | Comedy

6.2
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A look at a Bavarian commune of the Indian Bhagwan cult.

Director: Marcus H. Rosenmüller | Stars: Amber Bongard, Bela Baumann, Petra Schmidt-Schaller, Georg Friedrich

Votes: 792

45. Alien Nation: Millennium (1996 TV Movie)

90 min | Sci-Fi

6.5
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It's 1999, and as the end of the millenium approaches, people are attempting to find spiritual enlightenment. But a few people want to skip all the work that entails, and a holy Tenktonese ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli, Terri Treas

Votes: 679

46. Shepherd (1999)

R | 86 min | Action, Sci-Fi

2.7
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In a post-apocalyptic underground society ruled by rival religious cults, Dakota is working as an assassin, or "Shepherd" for The Church of Miles. He has been given an assignment to take ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Hayman | Stars: C. Thomas Howell, Roddy Piper, David Carradine, Heidi von Palleske

Votes: 372

47. The Stranglers of Bombay (1959)

80 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.4
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In the 1830s a captain in the East India Company lobbies to investigate the criminal Thugee Cult of Kali, an organized crime group of stranglers and thieves.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Guy Rolfe, Allan Cuthbertson, Andrew Cruickshank, George Pastell

Votes: 536

48. Black Noon (1971 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror, Western

5.9
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A traveling minister and his wife are quietly menaced by a devil cult in the Old West. By the time the Good Reverend figures out what's going on it may be too late to stop the evil.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Roy Thinnes, Yvette Mimieux, Ray Milland, Gloria Grahame

Votes: 148

49. The Emigrant (1994)

129 min | Drama

6.7
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The biblical tale of Joseph is told from an Egyptian perspective in this interesting character study. In this film, Joseph is called Ram. Ram, tired of his family's backward superstitious ... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Chahine | Stars: Youssra, Khaled Nabawy, Mahmoud Hemida, Michel Piccoli

Votes: 557

50. Alison's Birthday (1981)

97 min | Horror

5.1
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A young girl is subjected to a reign of terror so that her soul can be transferred to the body of an old crone.

Director: Ian Coughlan | Stars: Joanne Samuel, Lou Brown, Bunney Brooke, John Bluthal

Votes: 201