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1. Zodiac (2007)

R | 157 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.7
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78 Metascore

In the late 1960s/early 1970s, a San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac Killer, an unidentified individual who terrorizes Northern California with a killing spree.

Director: David Fincher | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Edwards

Votes: 324,802 | Gross: $33.05M

2. Friday the 13th (1980)

R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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35 Metascore

A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child's drowning.

Director: Sean S. Cunningham | Stars: Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Jeannine Taylor, Robbi Morgan

Votes: 87,901 | Gross: $37.47M

3. The Gorgon (1964)

Approved | 83 min | Horror

6.5
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In the early 20th century, a Gorgon takes human form and terrorizes a small European village by turning its citizens to stone.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Richard Pasco, Barbara Shelley

Votes: 3,689

4. Sleepaway Camp (1983)

R | 84 min | Horror

6.3
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Angela Baker, a traumatized and very shy young girl, is sent to summer camp with her cousin. Shortly after her arrival, anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions gets their comeuppance.

Director: Robert Hiltzik | Stars: Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, Karen Fields, Christopher Collet

Votes: 17,480

5. Phenomena (1985)

R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery

6.9
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A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Jennifer Connelly, Donald Pleasence, Daria Nicolodi, Fiore Argento

Votes: 17,043

6. Black Christmas (1974)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

Votes: 23,084

7. Deadly Blessing (1981)

R | 100 min | Horror

5.5
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After her husband dies of mysterious circumstances, a widow becomes increasingly paranoid of the neighboring religious community that may have diabolical plans for her.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Maren Jensen, Sharon Stone, Susan Buckner, Jeff East

Votes: 3,552

8. The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.1
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A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Texas. Loosely based on a true story.

Director: Charles B. Pierce | Stars: Ben Johnson, Andrew Prine, Dawn Wells, Jimmy Clem

Votes: 4,831

9. Pieces (1982)

Unrated | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.1
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Young co-eds are being dismembered by a mysterious murderer on a college campus. The killer is attempting to put together a human jigsaw puzzle made from body parts.

Director: Juan Piquer Simón | Stars: Christopher George, Lynda Day George, Frank Braña, Edmund Purdom

Votes: 5,640

10. The Prowler (1981)

R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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An unknown killer, clad in World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35 year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.

Director: Joseph Zito | Stars: Vicky Dawson, Christopher Goutman, Lawrence Tierney, Farley Granger

Votes: 6,449

11. Alice Sweet Alice (1976)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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After a young girl is brutally murdered during her first communion, her strange and withdrawn older sister becomes the main suspect.

Director: Alfred Sole | Stars: Linda Miller, Mildred Clinton, Paula E. Sheppard, Niles McMaster

Votes: 6,224

12. Lady in White (1988)

R | 113 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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An author tells the story of how, as a young boy growing up in a small town during the 1960's, he was haunted after witnessing the murder of a little girl.

Director: Frank LaLoggia | Stars: Lukas Haas, Len Cariou, Alex Rocco, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 5,023 | Gross: $1.71M

13. The Kennel Murder Case (1933)

73 min | Mystery

7.0
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Philo Vance, accompanied by his prize-losing Scottish terrier, investigates the locked-room murder of a prominent and much-hated collector whose broken Chinese vase provides an important clue.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: William Powell, Mary Astor, Eugene Pallette, Ralph Morgan

Votes: 2,104

14. Torso (1973)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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Someone is strangling coeds in Perugia. The only clue is that the killer owns a red and black scarf, and police are stumped. American exchange student Jane and her friends decide to take a ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Martino | Stars: Suzy Kendall, Tina Aumont, Luc Merenda, John Richardson

Votes: 3,741

15. The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)

GP | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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A newspaper reporter and a retired, blind journalist try to solve a series of killings connected to a pharmaceutical company's experimental, top-secret research projects and in so doing, both become targets of the killer.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: James Franciscus, Karl Malden, Catherine Spaak, Pier Paolo Capponi

Votes: 6,983

16. Fear Island (2009 TV Movie)

95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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Five students on spring break meet at a secluded island cabin for a weekend getaway. After a night of music, drinking and getting re-acquainted the five friends are shocked to find the cabin's caretaker murdered and the only boat off the island gone. Stranded on the island they become the prey of a mysterious killer who seems bent on revenge for something the friends have done. They must defend ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Storey | Stars: Aaron Ashmore, Haylie Duff, Lucy Hale, Kyle Schmid

Votes: 3,235

17. What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)

R | 107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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A teacher who is having an affair with one of his students takes her out on a boat. They see a knife killing on shore. Other gruesome murders start occurring shortly thereafter, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Massimo Dallamano | Stars: Fabio Testi, Cristina Galbó, Karin Baal, Joachim Fuchsberger

Votes: 2,918

18. Terror by Night (1946)

Approved | 60 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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When the fabled Star of Rhodesia diamond is stolen on a London to Edinburgh train and the son of its owner is murdered, Sherlock Holmes must discover which of his suspicious fellow passengers is responsible.

Director: Roy William Neill | Stars: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Alan Mowbray, Dennis Hoey

Votes: 4,047

19. Final Exam (1981)

R | 89 min | Horror

4.7
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A psycho killer shows up on college campus to slash up pretty co-eds and dumb jocks.

Director: Jimmy Huston | Stars: Cecile Bagdadi, Joel S. Rice, Ralph Brown, DeAnna Robbins

Votes: 1,650

20. Blade of the Ripper (1971)

R | 81 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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: 2,546

21. Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971)

R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife, much in the same way tarantulas are killed by the black ... See full summary »

Director: Paolo Cavara | Stars: Giancarlo Giannini, Claudine Auger, Barbara Bouchet, Rossella Falk

Votes: 1,896

22. La morte cammina con i tacchi alti (1971)

Not Rated | 105 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A famed jewel thief named Rochard is slashed to death on a train. His daughter Nicole, a famous nightclub performer in Paris, is questioned by the police about some missing diamonds but she... See full summary »

Director: Luciano Ercoli | Stars: Frank Wolff, Nieves Navarro, Simón Andreu, Carlo Gentili

Votes: 849

23. The Red Queen Kills Seven Times (1972)

PG | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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When two sisters inherit their family castle, a string of murders committed by a mysterious dark haired woman in a red cloak decimates their circle of friends. Is the killer their ancestor,... See full summary »

Director: Emilio Miraglia | Stars: Barbara Bouchet, Ugo Pagliai, Marina Malfatti, Marino Masé

Votes: 1,074

24. La casa con la scala nel buio (1983)

Unrated | 108 min | Horror, Mystery

6.0
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A killer stalks a composer staying at a posh Tuscany villa while writing the score to a horror film which has an incriminating clue to the killer's identity.

Director: Lamberto Bava | Stars: Andrea Occhipinti, Anny Papa, Fabiola Toledo, Michele Soavi

Votes: 2,053

25. The Card Player (2004)

Not Rated | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

4.9
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48 Metascore

A Rome policewoman teams up with a British Interpol agent to find a crafty serial killer whom plays a taunting game of cat-and-mouse with the police by abducting and killing young women and showing it over an Internet web cam.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Stefania Rocca, Liam Cunningham, Silvio Muccino, Adalberto Maria Merli

Votes: 4,234

26. The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)

R | 88 min | Horror

4.9
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Four college students are stalked by an unknown assailant while staying on campus over the Christmas holidays to help clear out a dormitory which is to be demolished.

Directors: Stephen Carpenter, Jeffrey Obrow | Stars: Laurie Lapinski, Stephen Sachs, David Snow, Pamela Holland

Votes: 1,105

27. Una farfalla con le ali insanguinate (1971)

Not Rated | 95 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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When a girl is murdered in a park, a man is tried and convicted for the crime but afterwards the killings continue.

Director: Duccio Tessari | Stars: Helmut Berger, Giancarlo Sbragia, Ida Galli, Silvano Tranquilli

Votes: 672

28. Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (1984)

R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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The owner of a prestigious New York ballet school teams up with a male model to solve a series of bizarre murders of a few of the students.

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Olga Karlatos, Ray Lovelock, Claudio Cassinelli, Cosimo Cinieri

Votes: 915

29. Paintball (2009)

86 min | Action, Thriller

3.9
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A group of young urban workaholics sign up for a weekend of paintballing to have some adventure. But the adrenaline-filled entertainment soon turns into a manhunt, in which they become the ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Benmayor | Stars: Brendan Mackey, Jennifer Matter, Patrick Regis, Iaione Perez

Votes: 2,077

30. L'altro inferno (1981)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

4.7
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Nuns become possessed by the Devil and lust after the abbot!

Director: Bruno Mattei | Stars: Franca Stoppi, Carlo De Mejo, Francesca Carmeno, Susan Forget

Votes: 460

31. Club Lingerie (2014)

82 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

4.3
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In order to revamp the once famous nightclub she inherited from her grandfather, Renae employs lingerie models, which attract more customers, but also an unknown killer.

Director: Jared Masters | Stars: Bouvier, Jacqueline Cereceres, Andy Dick, Mindy Robinson

Votes: 31

32. La casa de al lado (2011– )

42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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In a neighborhood where rich people live, there lives a serial killer that takes down people.

Stars: Maritza Rodríguez, Gabriel Porras, Ximena Duque, Miguel Varoni

Votes: 120

33. Chi l'ha vista morire? (1972)

90 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.5
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A young girl is brutally murdered somewhere in France. Sometime later, the same thing happens to the daughter of a well-known sculptor. This time the parents (the sculptor and his wife) ... See full summary »

Director: Aldo Lado | Stars: George Lazenby, Anita Strindberg, Adolfo Celi, Dominique Boschero

Votes: 1,491

34. Black Orchid (1953)

58 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.9
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A doctor's ex-wife dies of nicotine poison.

Director: Charles Saunders | Stars: Ronald Howard, Olga Edwardes, John Bentley, Mary Laura Wood

Votes: 161

35. Suor Omicidi (1979)

85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.1
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A demented nun sliding through morphine addiction into madness, whilst presiding over a regime of lesbianism, torture and death. Sister Gertrude is the head nurse/nun in a general hospital,... See full summary »

Director: Giulio Berruti | Stars: Anita Ekberg, Paola Morra, Alida Valli, Massimo Serato

Votes: 1,023

36. Telmisseomding (1999)

R | 118 min | Thriller, Horror, Crime

6.6
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61 Metascore

In Seoul, parts not matching of severed copses of three men are found in cars and bags left in public spaces. Detective Cho, who is under investigation of the Internal Affairs, is assigned ... See full summary »

Director: Yun-hyeon Jang | Stars: Suk-kyu Han, Eun-ha Shim, Hang-Seon Jang, Jung-ah Yum

Votes: 2,571

37. Charlie Chan at the Circus (1936)

Approved | 72 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.4
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While visiting the circus with his family, Charlie is recruited by the big top's co-owner to investigate threatening letters that he's received.

Director: Harry Lachman | Stars: Warner Oland, Keye Luke, George Brasno, Olive Brasno

Votes: 1,230

38. Cornered (1945)

Approved | 102 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

6.8
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Canadian flyer Laurence Gerard finds that his wife has been murdered by a French collaborator. His quest for justice leads him to Switzerland and Argentina.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Dick Powell, Walter Slezak, Micheline Cheirel, Nina Vale

Votes: 1,343

39. Voices (2007)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.6
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This creepy, supernatural thriller revolves around the paranoid belief that those dearest to you may want you dead.

Director: Ki-hwan Oh | Stars: Jin-seo Yoon, Gi-woong Park, Ki-woo Lee, Yu-seon Ham

Votes: 1,066

40. Eyeball (1975)

R | 91 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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A maniac killer in a red cape and hood is killing off American tourists on a tour bus by gouging out their eyeballs.

Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Martine Brochard, John Richardson, Ines Pellegrini, Andrés Mejuto

Votes: 740

41. 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: 515

42. The Range Feud (1931)

Passed | 64 min | Mystery, Western

5.8
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Clint Turner is arrested for the murder of his girlfriend Judy's father, a rival rancher who was an enemy of his own father.

Director: D. Ross Lederman | Stars: Buck Jones, John Wayne, Susan Fleming, Edward LeSaint

Votes: 219

43. Werewolf in a Girls' Dormitory (1961)

Approved | 83 min | Horror, Mystery

4.9
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At a girls' school, several students are murdered by a snarling, wolf-man-like creature. Suspicion falls upon a newly arrived teacher.

Director: Paolo Heusch | Stars: Barbara Lass, Carl Schell, Curt Lowens, Maurice Marsac

Votes: 718

44. Belle Starr (1980 TV Movie)

97 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Belle Star is a bandit with an itch to ride with the outlaw legends, the James gang, the Youngers and the Dalton boys.

Director: John A. Alonzo | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Cliff Potts, Michael Cavanaugh, Gary Combs

Votes: 72

45. Down Three Dark Streets (1954)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama

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: 496

46. Too Scared to Scream (1985)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.7
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A killer is brutually attacking several tenants that live in a high rise apartment building in New York City.

Director: Tony Lo Bianco | Stars: Mike Connors, Anne Archer, Leon Isaac Kennedy, Ian McShane

Votes: 253

47. L'iguana dalla lingua di fuoco (1971)

92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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In Dublin, a young woman is brutally murdered in her home by a maniac that throws acid in her face and then slits her throat with a razor. Her mangled body is later discovered in the boot ... See full summary »

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Luigi Pistilli, Dagmar Lassander, Anton Diffring, Arthur O'Sullivan

Votes: 304

48. Drive-In Horrorshow (2009)

108 min | Horror

4.3
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Do you like blood; gore? Are you into cutting; slashing? Is cannibalism more your speed? Or maybe monsters; evil children get you going? Whatever your ghoulish pleasure, we have a tale for ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Neel | Stars: Jenna Morasca, Luis Negrón, Bill Gage, Ethan Zohn

Votes: 164

49. Ten Little Indians (1959 TV Movie)

60 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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Agatha Cristie mystery in which one of ten suspects in an isolated island mansion is a killer. Who is It?

Directors: Paul Bogart, Philip F. Falcone, Leo Farrenkopf, Dan Zampino | Stars: Nina Foch, Barry Jones, Romney Brent, Peter Bathurst

Votes: 60

50. Aska Susayanlar: Seks ve Cinayet (1972)

60 min | Crime, Horror, Romance

4.9
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Director: Mehmet Aslan | Stars: Kadir Inanir, Yildirim Gencer, Meral Zeren, Eva Bender

Votes: 131