Most Popular "Urban Legend" Titles
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1. Accepted (2006)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy
A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
2. The Ring (2002)
PG-13 | 115 min | Horror, Mystery
A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it.
3. Gremlins (1984)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Horror
A boy inadvertantly breaks 3 important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.
4. Daredevil (2003)
PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Crime, Fantasy
A man blinded by toxic waste which also enhanced his remaining senses fights crime as an acrobatic martial arts superhero.
5. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
R | 83 min | Horror, Thriller
Five friends visiting their grandfather's house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.
6. Magnolia (1999)
R | 188 min | Drama
An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.
7. House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
R | 89 min | Horror
Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of murder end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.
8. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Music
Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DeBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.
9. Intruders (I) (2011)
R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller
Two children living in different countries are visited nightly by a faceless being who wants to take possession of them.
10. Goldfinger (1964)
Approved | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.
11. Good Luck Chuck (2007)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In order to keep the woman of his dreams from falling for another guy, Charlie Logan has to break the curse that has made him wildly popular with single women: Sleep with Charlie once, and the next man you meet will be your true love.
13. Dead Silence (2007)
R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist.
15. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Four teens are in great danger one year after their car hits a stranger whose body they dump in the sea.
16. The Tall Man (2012)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children.
17. The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A reporter is drawn to a small West Virginia town to investigate a series of strange events, including psychic visions and the appearance of bizarre entities.
18. Candyman (1992)
R | 99 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
19. Hey Arnold! (1996–2004)
TV-Y7 | 15 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The everyday life of Arnold, a 4th-grader in a nameless city that resembles Brooklyn, New York, who lives in a multi-racial boarding house with his grandparents and a motley assortment of neighbors and friends.
20. American Pie Presents: The Book of Love (2009 Video)
R | 93 min | Comedy
Ten years after the first American Pie movie, three new hapless virgins discover the Bible hidden in the school library at East Great Falls High. Unfortunately for them, the book is ruined,... See full summary »
22. Smiley (2012)
R | 95 min | Horror
After discovering an urban legend of a demented serial killer, who has nothing but a carved 'smiley' on his face, a mentally fragile teen must decide whether she is going insane - or will be the next victim.
23. Batman: Year One (2011 Video)
PG-13 | 64 min | Animation, Action, Crime
A wealthy playboy and a Chicago cop both return to Gotham City where their lives will intersect in unexpected ways.
24. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock 'n' roller, Rodriguez.
25. ATM (I) (2012)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
On a late night visit to an ATM, three co-workers end up in a desperate fight for their lives when they become trapped by an unknown man.
26. Ring (1998)
Unrated | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Ruthlessly murdered by her father, the ghost of a seer's daughter kills all those who watch a weird video after 7 days; unless the viewer finds the escape clause.
28. The Blob (1988)
R | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A strange lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows.
29. The Burning (1981)
R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
A former summer camp caretaker, horribly burned from a prank gone wrong, lurks around an upstate New York summer camp bent on killing the teenagers responsible for his disfigurement.
30. The Gate (1987)
PG-13 | 85 min | Horror
Two young boys accidentally release a horde of nasty, pint-sized demons from a hole in a suburban backyard. What follows is a classic battle between good and evil as the two kids struggle ... See full summary »
31. Superman (1996–2000)
TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
The last son of the planet Krypton protects his adoptive home of Earth as the greatest of the superheroes.
32. Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)
R | 80 min | Comedy, Horror
Angela, supposedly reformed and living under an assumed surname, is working at a summer camp. However, when the campers start misbehaving, she soon reverts to her old ways.
33. Dead Man on Campus (1998)
R | 96 min | Comedy
Two college roommates go out and party, resulting in bad grades. They learn of the clause that says, "If your roommate dies, you get an A," and decide to find someone who is on the verge, so to speak, to move in with them.
34. When a Stranger Calls (1979)
R | 97 min | Horror, Thriller
A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
36. Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
R | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Urban legend-style killings begin to occur on a movie set, in this non-sequel sequel to "Urban Legend".
37. Alligator (1980)
R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded laboratory rats injected with growth hormones. The small reptile grows gigantic, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage.
39. Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005 Video)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.
40. Killer Legends (2014)
86 min | Documentary, Crime, History
Delving into our collective nightmares, this horror-documentary investigates the origins of our most terrifying urban legends and the true stories that may have inspired them.
41. Babysitter Wanted (2008)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
In a small college town, a young girl working on a babysitting job in a rural farm is terrorized throughout the night.
42. London After Midnight (1927)
Unrated | 69 min | Horror
The abandoned home of a wealthy man who supposedly committed suicide five years earlier is taken over by ghoulish figures - could they be vampires?
43. Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
R | 93 min | Horror
The Candyman arrives in New Orleans and sets his sights on a young woman whose family was ruined by the immortal killer years before.
44. Welcome to the Jungle (2007 Video)
83 min | Horror
Two young couples head into the New Guinea wilderness in an effort to find Michael Rockefeller, the heir to the Rockefeller fortune who disappeared in 1961.
46. Campfire Tales (1997)
R | 88 min | Horror
A group of teens entertain themselves by telling an anthology of famous urban legends with a modern twist; including make-out-point, monsters, psychopaths, and ghosts.
47. The Willies (1990)
PG-13 | 92 min | Horror, Comedy
Two brothers camping with their cousin try to frighten each other by telling stories. There are two main narrations: one involves strange happenings at an elementary school; the other, a ... See full summary »
48. A Deal Is a Deal (2008)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A comedy about ordinary people with unique dilemmas. How far will they go? Will the cocktail of desperation, friendship, loneliness, love and even a brush with cannibalism derail their intent?
49. Ring 2 (1999)
Not Rated | 95 min | Horror, Mystery
Reiko takes Yoichi into hiding when her son begins to display frightening powers. Meanwhile, Mai Takano and the authorities begin a desperate search for them, as the mysterious Ring curse spreads...
50. The Harvest (1992)
R | 97 min | Crime, Thriller
A screenwriter is sent to Mexico to develop a story that can be used to wrap up a movie presently in production. Given a very short time allotment, the writer immerses himself in the ... See full summary »