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1. Avatar (2009)

PG-13 | 162 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.8
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83 Metascore

A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Votes: 975,961 | Gross: $760.51M

2. Scream (1996)

R | 111 min | Horror, Mystery

7.2
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65 Metascore

A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Skeet Ulrich

Votes: 244,398 | Gross: $103.05M

3. Scream 4 (2011)

R | 111 min | Horror, Mystery

6.2
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52 Metascore

Ten years have passed, and Sidney Prescott, who has put herself back together thanks in part to her writing, is visited by the Ghostface Killer.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Lucy Hale

Votes: 112,311 | Gross: $38.18M

4. Scream 3 (2000)

R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery

5.5
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56 Metascore

While Sidney and her friends visit the Hollywood set of Stab 3, the third film based on the Woodsboro murders, a new Ghostface begins to terrorize them once again.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 107,442 | Gross: $89.14M

5. Lost Highway (1997)

R | 134 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.6
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52 Metascore

After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius, Louis Eppolito

Votes: 110,263 | Gross: $3.80M

6. Scream 2 (1997)

R | 120 min | Horror, Mystery

6.1
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63 Metascore

Two years after the first series of murders, a new psychopath dons the Ghostface costume and a new string of killings begins.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Jada Pinkett Smith

Votes: 135,901 | Gross: $101.36M

7. The Cable Guy (1996)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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A lonely and disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend, but his target, a designer, rejects him, with bad consequences.

Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick, Leslie Mann, Jack Black

Votes: 133,423 | Gross: $60.24M

8. Buried (2010)

R | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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65 Metascore

Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.

Director: Rodrigo Cortés | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, José Luis García Pérez, Robert Paterson, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 130,825 | Gross: $1.03M

9. Alpha Dog (2006)

R | 122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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53 Metascore

Johnny and a couple pals kidnap Jake's 15-year-old brother, Zach, then assigns his buddy Frankie to be Zach's minder. They develop a brotherly friendship. Zach parties with his captors as things begin to spin out of control.

Director: Nick Cassavetes | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Justin Timberlake, Anton Yelchin, Bruce Willis

Votes: 92,335 | Gross: $15.23M

10. Fright Night (1985)

R | 106 min | Horror, Thriller

7.1
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When a teenager learns that his next door neighbour is a vampire, no one will believe him.

Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 48,619 | Gross: $24.92M

11. When a Stranger Calls (2006)

PG-13 | 87 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.1
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27 Metascore

During a babysitting gig, a high-school student is harassed by an increasingly threatening prank caller.

Director: Simon West | Stars: Camilla Belle, Tommy Flanagan, Katie Cassidy, Tessa Thompson

Votes: 38,055 | Gross: $47.86M

12. The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)

R | 89 min | Comedy

5.8
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39 Metascore

Used-car liquidator Don Ready is hired by a flailing auto dealership to turn their Fourth of July sale into a majorly profitable event.

Director: Neal Brennan | Stars: Jeremy Piven, Ving Rhames, David Koechner, James Brolin

Votes: 18,582 | Gross: $15.10M

13. A Perfect Murder (1998)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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50 Metascore

A remake of the Alfred Hitchcock classic Dial M for Murder (1954).

Director: Andrew Davis | Stars: Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Viggo Mortensen, David Suchet

Votes: 69,352 | Gross: $67.64M

14. Manhattan Night (2016)

R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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44 Metascore

A reporter becomes involved with a mysterious woman while investigating her late husband's death.

Director: Brian DeCubellis | Stars: Adrien Brody, Yvonne Strahovski, Campbell Scott, Jennifer Beals

Votes: 8,778

15. The Wash (2001)

R | 93 min | Comedy

4.7
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18 Metascore

With the rent due and his car booted, Sean (Dr. Dre) has to come up with some ends...and fast. When his best buddy and roommate Dee Loc (Snoop Dogg), suggests that Sean get a job busting ... See full summary »

Director: DJ Pooh | Stars: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Anthony Albano, Tic

Votes: 6,009 | Gross: $10.10M

16. Ghajini (2008)

183 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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A short-term memory loss patient sets out on his journey to avenge the death of his beloved girl.

Director: A.R. Murugadoss | Stars: Aamir Khan, Asin, Jiah Khan, Tinnu Anand

Votes: 46,187 | Gross: $2.43M

17. Big Nothing (2006)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.8
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A frustrated, unemployed professor joins forces with a scammer and a friend of his in a blackmailing scheme.

Director: Jean-Baptiste Andrea | Stars: David Schwimmer, Simon Pegg, Alice Eve, Jon Polito

Votes: 27,303

18. Capturing the Friedmans (2003)

Not Rated | 107 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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90 Metascore

Documentary on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical, upper-middle-class Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes.

Director: Andrew Jarecki | Stars: Arnold Friedman, Jesse Friedman, David Friedman, Elaine Friedman

Votes: 21,065 | Gross: $3.12M

19. Popcorn (1991)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror

5.8
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A murderer begins killing off teenagers at a horror movie marathon they have organized in an abandoned theater.

Directors: Mark Herrier, Alan Ormsby | Stars: Jill Schoelen, Tom Villard, Dee Wallace, Derek Rydall

Votes: 2,970 | Gross: $4.21M

20. Black Sabbath (1963)

Not Rated | 92 min | Horror

7.2
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Boris Karloff hosts a trio of horror stories concerning a stalked call girl, a patriarch who has become a vampire-like monster, and a nurse who is haunted by her ring's rightful owner.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Michèle Mercier, Lidia Alfonsi, Boris Karloff, Mark Damon

Votes: 8,170

21. Blade of the Ripper (1971)

R | 81 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

7.0
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An ambassador's wife discovers that one of the men in her life - either her husband, an ex-lover or her current lover - may be a vicious serial killer.

Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: George Hilton, Edwige Fenech, Conchita Airoldi, Manuel Gil

Votes: 2,803

22. Payback: Straight Up (2006 Video)

Unrated | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7
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Porter is shot by his wife and best friend and is left to die. When he survives he plots revenge.

Director: Brian Helgeland | Stars: Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello, David Paymer

Votes: 4,359

23. The First Grader (2010)

PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.5
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56 Metascore

The story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau veteran who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.

Director: Justin Chadwick | Stars: Naomie Harris, Oliver Litondo, Tony Kgoroge, Alfred Munyua

Votes: 3,812 | Gross: $0.33M

24. Die Säge des Todes (1981)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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Girls are killed at a language-school in Spain.

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Olivia Pascal, Christoph Moosbrugger, Nadja Gerganoff, Jasmin Losensky

Votes: 1,389

25. Dark Corners (2006)

92 min | Horror, Romance, Thriller

5.1
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As Susan Hamilton sleeps she dreams that she is another person in an alternative reality as her greatest fears are acted out she is pursued by the notorious serial killer known as the Night Stalker.

Director: Ray Gower | Stars: Thora Birch, Toby Stephens, Christien Anholt, Joanna Hole

Votes: 2,315

26. Deception (2004 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

5.4
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Erin, a struggling actress, has little faith in men. She works for a detective agency, her job is to seduce married men and let their wives catch them in the act. But lately, Erin is been ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Roy | Stars: Dina Meyer, Steve Bacic, Gary Hudson, Anna Silk

Votes: 175

27. Jasper, Texas (2003 TV Movie)

R | 114 min | Drama

6.3
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In 1998, three white men in the small town of Jasper, Texas, chained a black man to the back of their pickup truck and dragged him to his death. This film relates that story and how it ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey W. Byrd | Stars: Roy T. Anderson, Demore Barnes, John Bayliss, James Bearden

Votes: 390

28. Watch Me When I Kill (1977)

R | 95 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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A pharmacist is murdered, and a woman happens to see the culprit leave the scene. She soon finds herself being stalked by the killer, and when her boyfriend tries to discover who the ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Bido | Stars: Corrado Pani, Paola Tedesco, Franco Citti, Fernando Cerulli

Votes: 605

29. Down Three Dark Streets (1954)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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When FBI Agent Zack Stewart is killed, Agent John Ripley takes over the three cases he was working on, hoping one will lead to his killer. The first involves gangster Joe Walpo and Ripley ... See full summary »

Director: Arnold Laven | Stars: Broderick Crawford, Ruth Roman, Martha Hyer, Marisa Pavan

Votes: 566

30. The Train (1970)

138 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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Hardworking, capable, honest and dedicated CBI inspector Shyam Kumar is assigned the case of bringing to justice the criminals behind the use of fake cheques to purchase commodities. The ... See full summary »

Director: Ravikant Nagaich | Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Nanda, Helen, Rajendra Nath

Votes: 97

31. The Killing Kind (1973)

R | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.2
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Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Ann Sothern, John Savage, Ruth Roman, Luana Anders

Votes: 537

32. Sólo mía (2001)

100 min | Drama

6.1
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A women meets a charming man and falls in love, they get married and start a family. As they age and have children, the man's becomes violent and abusive.

Director: Javier Balaguer | Stars: Sergi López, Paz Vega, Elvira Mínguez, Alberto Jiménez

Votes: 475

33. Are You in the House Alone? (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.8
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A teenage girl is harassed by a stalker who torments her with threatening notes and phone calls.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Kathleen Beller, Blythe Danner, Tony Bill, Robin Mattson

Votes: 683

34. Kikareta onna no mirareta yoru (2006)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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When Ryo, a young magazine reporter, moves into a new apartment he is greeted by the passionate sounds of his astonishingly beautiful neighbor Satsuki. Realizing the wall dividing their ... See full summary »

Director: Masashi Yamamoto | Stars: Sora Aoi, Hiroto Katô, Shô Nishino, Takashi Oda

Votes: 797

35. Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation (2001 Video)

Unrated | 56 min | Documentary, Horror

6.1
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A compilation of clips from 17 classic slasher films.

Stars: Andrew Robinson, Grace Kirby, Ashley Laurence, Doug Bradley

Votes: 1,108

36. Broken Trust (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 87 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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An attorney tries to rescue a kidnapped mentor while also taking on a case against a major pharmaceutical company.

Director: Ron Oliver | Stars: Laura Vandervoort, Shawn Roberts, Sonya Salomaa, Sean Allan

Votes: 232

37. A Deadly Encounter (2004 TV Movie)

88 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.6
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Restaurant hostess and mom Joanne Sanders has to work late one night. After she leaves the restaurant she accidently cuts a car off on the highway. This driver takes it personally and he begins to stalk and harrass Joanne.

Director: Richard Roy | Stars: Laura Leighton, Daniel Magder, Alain Goulem, Catherine Colvey

Votes: 365

38. The Devil with Seven Faces (1971)

90 min | Mystery, Thriller

4.5
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The theft of jewels and mistaken identity complicate the life of Mary causing her to become the target of a vicious gang of criminals in this giallo crime thriller.

Director: Osvaldo Civirani | Stars: Carroll Baker, George Hilton, Stephen Boyd, Lucretia Love

Votes: 337

39. The Incident (1990 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Drama

7.1
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Small town lawyer, Harmon Cobb, defends a Nazi prisoner of war against murder charges. Set during World War II, Cobb has to contend with the difficulties of defending the devil when the ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Walter Matthau, Susan Blakely, Robert Carradine, Peter Firth

Votes: 418

40. Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story (2008 TV Movie)

90 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Documents the rise of Mary Whitehouse during the 1960s, and the relationship between her and Sir Hugh Carleton Greene, the Director General of the BBC.

Director: Andy De Emmony | Stars: Julie Walters, Alun Armstrong, Hugh Bonneville, Georgie Glen

Votes: 259

41. Out in the Silence (2009)

56 min | Documentary, Comedy, Family

5.0
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The announcement of filmmaker Joe Wilson's wedding to another man ignites a firestorm of controversy in his small hometown and a plea for help from the mother of a gay teen being tormented at school.

Directors: Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson | Stars: C.J. Bills, Diane Granley, Linda Henderson, Roxanne Hitchcock

Votes: 443

42. Una luz en la escalera (1994)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.5
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Director: Alfredo B. Crevenna | Stars: Helena Rojo, Gabriela Goldsmith, Fernando Balzaretti, Raúl Ramírez

Votes: 6

43. To kostos tou paihnidiou (2001)

18 min | Short, Thriller

7.1
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A dedicated office clerk assigned with the task of safely transporting some important documents will soon be running for his life, in a battle against time.

Director: Miltos Pilalitos | Stars: Giannis Mihalakoukos, Fanis Kassios, Nikos Gialelis, Maria Sideri

Votes: 9

44. Da bao zha (2006– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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In a coastal city recently hit by a typhoon, a mayor faces a terrorist threat.

Stars: Winston Chao, Bingbing Fan, Zhenhua Niu, Chaoying Pu

45. This Is This (2008)

5 min | Short, Drama

7.6
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Someone's been up to no good. At least the good guy has the bad guy's number. The girl on the bed can wait. This is going to be one hell of a phone call.

Director: Joe LiTrenta | Stars: Anna Catherine, Joe LiTrenta

Votes: 67

46. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: Caballo sin Nombre (2010)

TV-14 | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.7
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Walter, Jr. is having a rough time accepting his parents' separation. Jesse buys his old house from his parents. Meanwhile, two mysterious men have come into town looking for Walt.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 8,559

47. Kvällspressen (1992)
Episode: Carolamannen (1992)

59 min | Crime, Drama

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The district attorney has his own agenda during a drug trial.

Director: Mikael Ruttkay Hylin | Stars: Gert Fylking, Irma Schultz, Ingvar Hirdwall, Sten Johan Hedman

48. The F.B.I. Files (1998–2009)
Episode: Cat and Mouse (1999)

TV-PG | 50 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.9
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Larry Gene Bell abducted, raped and murdered two young girls in South Carolina then taunted the family of one of the victims with phone calls as he obsessed about her sister. The FBI was ... See full summary »

Stars: James Kallstrom, Anthony D. Call

Votes: 21

49. Decoy (1957– )
Episode: Cry Revenge (1958)

26 min | Drama, Crime

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Casey gets involved in the lives of a woman and her daughter when they receive a series of threatening phone calls. The situation takes a strange turn when the young woman marries the man who makes the calls.

Director: David Alexander | Stars: Beverly Garland, Lonny Chapman, Zohra Lampert, Fran Carlon

50. Günther Jauch (2011– )
Episode: Der Problem-Präsident - Wie glaubwürdig ist Christian Wulff? (2012)

63 min | Talk-Show

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Director: Volker Weicker | Stars: Günther Jauch, Bernhard Vogel, Nikolaus Blome, Georg Mascolo