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1. Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972)

PG | 88 min | Action, Sci-Fi

6.1
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In a futuristic world that has embraced ape slavery, Caesar, the son of the late simians Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost twenty years of hiding out from the authorities, and prepares for a slave revolt against humanity.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Roddy McDowall, Don Murray, Ricardo Montalban, Natalie Trundy

Votes: 24,294

2. Death Wish (1974)

R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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A New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad after his wife is murdered by street punks in which he randomly goes out and kills would-be muggers on the mean streets after dark.

Director: Michael Winner | Stars: Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, Vincent Gardenia, Steven Keats

Votes: 26,301

3. Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)

Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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After a meteorite unleashes a three-headed beast upon Tokyo, Mothra tries to unite with Godzilla and Rodan to battle the extraterrestrial threat.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Yôsuke Natsuki, Yuriko Hoshi, Hiroshi Koizumi, Akiko Wakabayashi

Votes: 3,382

4. Howl (2010)

R | 84 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.8
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63 Metascore

As Allen Ginsberg talks about his life and art, his most famous poem is illustrated in animation while the obscenity trial of the work is dramatized.

Directors: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman | Stars: James Franco, Todd Rotondi, Jon Prescott, Aaron Tveit

Votes: 11,139 | Gross: $0.62M

5. Victim (I) (2010)

90 min | Horror, Thriller

6.4
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A young man finds himself held captive by a mysterious doctor and his brutish henchman.

Directors: Matt Eskandari, Michael A. Pierce | Stars: Stephen Weigand, Bob Bancroft, Brendan Kelly, Jelly Howie

Votes: 4,605

6. The Snake Pit (1948)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A detailed chronicle of a woman during her stay in a mental institution.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn, Celeste Holm

Votes: 5,150

7. I Walked with a Zombie (1943)

Approved | 69 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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A Canadian nurse is hired to care for the wife of a sugar plantation owner, who has been acting strangely, on a Caribbean island.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Frances Dee, Tom Conway, James Ellison, Edith Barrett

Votes: 8,178

8. Insanitarium (2008 Video)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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After he's institutionalized in order to cover for his sister, a young man encounters a doctor who is turning his patients into flesh-eating psychopaths.

Director: Jeff Buhler | Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Kiele Sanchez, Peter Stormare, Kevin Sussman

Votes: 4,109

9. Tarnation (2003)

Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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87 Metascore

Filmmaker Jonathan Caouette's documentary on growing up with his schizophrenic mother -- a mixture of snapshots, Super-8, answering machine messages, video diaries, early short films, and more -- culled from 19 years of his life.

Director: Jonathan Caouette | Stars: Jonathan Caouette, Renee Leblanc, Adolph Davis, Rosemary Davis

Votes: 5,812 | Gross: $0.59M

10. Cosi (1996)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.8
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Lewis is a young Sydney amateur theater director at his first experience: he is offered a job with a Governmental program for the rehabilitation of mentally ill patients in a Sydney ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Joffe | Stars: Ben Mendelsohn, Barry Otto, Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths

Votes: 1,596

11. Shock (1946)

Not Rated | 70 min | Film-Noir, Thriller

6.3
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A psychologically distraught woman is committed to a private sanitarium by the man she witnessed commit a murder.

Director: Alfred L. Werker | Stars: Vincent Price, Lynn Bari, Frank Latimore, Anabel Shaw

Votes: 1,648

12. The Seduction of Dr. Fugazzi (2009)

Not Rated | 96 min | Thriller

3.3
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Dr. Anna Fugazzi seems to have the perfect life, but her deepest, darkest secret is beginning to resurface and only Detective Rowland can bring her back from the edge.

Director: October Kingsley | Stars: October Kingsley, Faye Dunaway, Jeff Van Atta, Craig Banks

Votes: 378

13. Night Train to Terror (1985)

R | 98 min | Horror

3.8
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God and Satan are on a train discussing the fate of three individuals. The stories of the people in question are told in a trio of very strange vignettes. One involves an insane asylums ... See full summary »

Directors: John Carr, Phillip Marshak, Tom McGowan, Jay Schlossberg-Cohen, Gregg G. Tallas | Stars: Barbara Wyler, Jamie Scoggin, Stacey Lyons, Linda Maderas

Votes: 1,423

14. Chattahoochee (1989)

R | 97 min | Biography, Drama

6.4
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In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Gary Oldman, Dennis Hopper, Frances McDormand, Pamela Reed

Votes: 1,455 | Gross: $0.26M

15. Family Life (1971)

108 min | Drama

7.8
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A teenage girl suffers a nervous breakdown.

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Sandy Ratcliff, Bill Dean, Grace Cave, Malcolm Tierney

Votes: 1,120

16. Storia di Piera (1983)

105 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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This erotic drama about the incestuous relationship of a mother and daughter is based on the autobiography of Italian theater actress Piera Degli Esposti.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Hanna Schygulla, Marcello Mastroianni, Angelo Infanti

Votes: 456

17. The Firing Line (1988)

90 min | Action

2.8
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An American military advisor becomes disillusioned by the brutality and corruption of the Central American government which hired him. When his shift in sympathies becomes known, he's ... See full summary »

Director: Jun Gallardo | Stars: Reb Brown, Shannon Tweed, Kahlena Marie, Mel Davidson

Votes: 245

18. Shock Treatment (1964)

94 min | Drama

6.9
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An actor hired to locate $1 million in stolen loot endures the rigors of an insane asylum.

Director: Denis Sanders | Stars: Stuart Whitman, Carol Lynley, Roddy McDowall, Lauren Bacall

Votes: 310

19. Thenali (2000)

164 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A neurotic Sri Lankan patient crashes his psychotherapist's family vacation in Kodaikanal.

Director: K.S. Ravikumar | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Jayaram, Jyothika, Devayani

Votes: 1,440

20. Electric Dragon 80.000 V (2001)

55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.0
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A violent, guitar-playing, electrically charged boxer faces off against an electronic wizard half-merged with a metallic Buddha.

Director: Gakuryû Ishii | Stars: Yoshiki Arizono, Tadanobu Asano, Masakatsu Funaki, Masatoshi Nagase

Votes: 1,858

21. Shock Treatment (1973)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.2
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Doctors at a rejuvenation clinic discover a formula that will prevent aging. However, it involves harvesting the blood and body parts of young men, a process that the doctors aren't particularly averse to.

Director: Alain Jessua | Stars: Alain Delon, Annie Girardot, Robert Hirsch, Michel Duchaussoy

Votes: 769

22. Wild Tango (1993)

R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.8
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A biopic based on the life of one of the pioneer argentine rock stars 'Tanguito'. The movie tells the story of his rise and fall from grace, encompassed in violent times of a military regime.

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro | Stars: Fernán Mirás, Cecilia Dopazo, Imanol Arias, Antonio Birabent

Votes: 997

23. Chris & Don. A Love Story (2007)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

7.2
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81 Metascore

The love story between British writer, Christopher Isherwood (whose book 'The Berlin Stories' inspired the musical and film Cabaret) and Don Bachardy, American portrait artist.

Directors: Tina Mascara, Guido Santi | Stars: W.H. Auden, Don Bachardy, Ted Bachardy, James Berg

Votes: 694 | Gross: $0.21M

24. Kartavya (1995)

Action, Drama, Thriller

5.0
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Karan and his mother live a happy life and he is soon to be married to Kajal. But on the day of his engagement, he discovers his mother is not his biological mother.

Director: Raj Kanwar | Stars: Sanjay Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Moushumi Chatterjee, Aruna Irani

Votes: 40

25. Prinsessa (2010)

104 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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Princess tells the true story of former cabaret dancer Anna Lappalainen's redemptive struggle with insanity, who checked in to Finland's Kellokoski Psychiatric Hospital in 1945.

Director: Arto Halonen | Stars: Katja Kukkola, Samuli Edelmann, Krista Kosonen, Peter Franzén

Votes: 944

26. Tender Loving Care (1998 Video Game)

Adventure, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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Interactive movie about a worried husband who hires a beautiful psychiatrist to nurse his delusional wife and help her deal with the death of their child in a car accident. However, the nurse starts playing mind games. Or is he losing it?

Director: David Wheeler | Stars: David Arthur, Marie Caldare, Brandy Carson, Kim Chadick

Votes: 20

27. Los placeres ocultos (1989)

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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A beautiful female psychiatrist is brutally raped by someone disguised in a strange and exotic fashion - and left for dead at the foot of a precipice. Will someone find her and save her life?

Director: René Cardona Jr. | Stars: Sonia Infante, Humberto Zurita, Christian Bach

Votes: 27

28. Cuando tejen las arañas (1979)

100 min | Drama

6.8
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Laura is a pretty, sexually repressed rich girl whom has spent most of her life in a Swiss Boarding School. When she returns to Mexico City, she is restless and bored. She's upset to find ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Gavaldón | Stars: Alma Muriel, Angélica Chain, Raquel Olmedo, Carlos Piñar

Votes: 36

29. El infierno de todos tan temido (1981)

108 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Director: Sergio Olhovich | Stars: Manuel Ojeda, Diana Bracho, Delia Casanova, Jorge Humberto Robles

Votes: 20

30. The Fabulous Fraud (1948)

11 min | Short, Biography, Drama

6.3
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The story of Dr. Anton Mesmer, the man who discoverd hypnotism.

Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: John Baragrey, Phyllis Morris, Marcia Mae Jones, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 36

31. Synnergist (1996 Video Game)

M | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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Journalist Tim Machin finds work with a sleazy tabloid. He's to cover a bizarre murder case. This takes him to a bar, where he meets a nice girl. However, he then receives visions of another reality and soon becomes the murder suspect.

Director: Karthik Bala | Stars: Jeff Baskin, Ross Goldenberg, Ken Klam, Guha Bala

32. Central State Hospital Time Capsule Film (1958)

6 min | Documentary, Short

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Star: Clifford Williams

33. American Experience (1988– )
Episode: Partners of the Heart (2002)

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.3
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During World War II and the era of staunch racial segregation, a Black carpenter's son named Vivien Thomas, who had a talent for surgery, along with a white surgeon named Dr. Alfred Blalock... See full summary »

Directors: Andrea Kalin, Bill Duke | Stars: Alfred Blalock, Denton A. Cooley, John Dryden, Koco Eaton

Votes: 26

34. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
Episode: The Deadly Assassin: Part Two (1976)

TV-PG | 25 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.5
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The Doctor is arrested for the President's murder and struggles to avoid his immediate execution.

Director: David Maloney | Stars: Tom Baker, Bernard Horsfall, George Pravda, Erik Chitty

Votes: 197

35. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)
Episode: The Grell (1999)

Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.4
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An alien slave of the species Grell rescue his owner's family after their plane is shot down in an attack by the Grell rebellion.

Director: Jorge Montesi | Stars: Ted Shackelford, Maurice Dean Wint, Britt McKillip, Blair Slater

Votes: 99