Highest Rated Horror Feature Films With At Least 1000 Votes


1. Range 15 (2016)

Comedy, Horror

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A group of veterans wake up after a night of partying to find out that the zombie apocalypse has spread across the United States. Together, they must fight their way across the country in ... See full summary »

Writers: Billy Jay, Nick Palmisciano, Ross Patterson | Director: Ross Patterson | Stars: Sean Astin, Danny Trejo, William Shatner, Keith David

2. Sicilian Vampire (2015)

124 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.8
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Equal parts Goodfellas and Dusk till Dawn. A reputed mobster Sonny Trafficante was hoping to get away to the family hunting lodge for a little rest and relaxation and create some memories. Instead what he got was a night he will never forget.

Writer: Frank D'Angelo | Director: Frank D'Angelo | Stars: Vittorio Altomare, Armand Assante, Daniel Baldwin, Dee Dee Benkie

3. Manichithrathazhu (1993)

169 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical

8.7
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Unexpected happenings occur when the forbidden rooms of an old bungalow which is believed to be haunted by the ghost of a revengeful dancer, is opened.

Writer: Madhu Muttam | Director: Fazil | Stars: Mohanlal, Shobana, Suresh Gopi, Vinaya Prasad

4. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

R | 118 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

8.6
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84 Metascore

A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims.

Writers: Thomas Harris, Ted Tally | Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Lawrence A. Bonney, Kasi Lemmons

5. Ouija: Game Never Ends (2015)

119 min | Horror

8.6
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The happy go lucky girls working as software professionals start a short film to pursue their dreams of film making. Everything goes well apart from the theme of the film they chosen.

Writer: Naveen Krishna | Director: Rajkumar Gunduloori | Stars: Bharat, Shradha Das, Gayathri Iyer, Madhuri Itagi

6. Alien (1979)

R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

8.5
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83 Metascore

After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as distress call, their landing on the source planet finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform. Continuing their journey back to Earth with the attacked crew having recovered and the critter deceased, they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.

Writers: Dan O'Bannon, Ronald Shusett | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright

7. Psycho (1960)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

8.5
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A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.

Writers: Joseph Stefano, Robert Bloch | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

8. The Shining (1980)

R | 146 min | Drama, Horror

8.4
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61 Metascore

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.

Writers: Stephen King, Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

9. The Blue Elephant (2014)

170 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.3
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The story of Dr. Yehia, a psychotherapist at Al Abbasia hospital. He works in the department treating the criminally insane, only to find his best friend to be one of the patients. Trying ... See full summary »

Writer: Ahmed Mourad | Director: Marwan Hamed | Stars: Karim Abdel Aziz, Khaled El Sawy, Nelly Karim, Mohamed Mamdouh

10. Variola Vera (1982)

110 min | Drama, Horror

8.3
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This is a true story of the famous Variola epidemic outbreak in Belgrade.

Writers: Goran Markovic, Milan Nikolic | Director: Goran Markovic | Stars: Rade Serbedzija, Erland Josephson, Dusica Zegarac, Varja Djukic

11. Demons (1971)

135 min | Drama, Horror

8.3
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After being robbed by a geisha, a ronin warrior carves a bloody path to seek revenge.

Writers: Toshio Matsumoto, Nanboku Tsuruya | Director: Toshio Matsumoto | Stars: Katsuo Nakamura, Yasuko Sanjo, Juro Kara, Masao Imafuku

12. The Thing (1982)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.2
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It's the first week of winter in 1982. An American Research Base is greeted by an alien force, that can assimilate anything it touches. It's up to the members to stay alive, and be sure of who is human, and who has become one of the Things.

Writers: Bill Lancaster, John W. Campbell Jr. | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

13. Wild Strawberries (1957)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

8.2
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After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence.

Writer: Ingmar Bergman | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand

14. Strangler vs. Strangler (1984)

93 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

8.2
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When it comes to crime, Belgrade is same as any other modern metropolis, except for having its own serial killers. That blank is filled when a flower salesman begins strangling women. A ... See full summary »

Writers: Nebojsa Pajkic, Slobodan Sijan | Director: Slobodan Sijan | Stars: Tasko Nacic, Nikola Simic, Srdjan Saper, Rahela Ferari

15. What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.1
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A former child star torments her paraplegic sister in their decaying Hollywood mansion.

Writers: Henry Farrell, Lukas Heller | Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

16. Diabolique (1955)

Unrated | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.1
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The wife of a cruel headmaster and his mistress conspire to kill him, but after the murder is committed, his body disappears, and strange events begin to plague the two women.

Writers: Pierre Boileau, Thomas Narcejac, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Jérôme Géronimi, René Masson, Frédéric Grendel | Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel

17. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)

Unrated | 67 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.1
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Dr. Caligari's somnambulist, Cesare, and his deadly predictions.

Writers: Carl Mayer, Hans Janowitz | Director: Robert Wiene | Stars: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover

18. The Virgin Spring (1960)

Unrated | 89 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.1
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A kind but pampered beautiful young virgin and her family's pregnant and jealous servant set out to deliver candles to church, but only one returns from events that transpire in the woods along the way.

Writer: Ulla Isaksson | Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Max von Sydow, Birgitta Valberg, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitta Pettersson

19. Faust (1926)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.1
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The demon Mephisto wagers with God that he can corrupt a mortal man's soul.

Writers: Gerhart Hauptmann, Hans Kyser, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Gösta Ekman, Emil Jannings, Camilla Horn, Frida Richard

20. Pizza (II) (2012)

127 min | Horror, Romance, Thriller

8.1
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A pizza delivery boy lands in a mysterious circumstance and it works a dramatic change in his life.

Director: Karthik Subbaraj | Stars: Vijay Sethupathi, Ramya Nambeeshan, Aadukalam Naren, Karunakaran

21. The Phantom Carriage (1921)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.1
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It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year, if he is a great sinner, will have to drive during the whole year the Phantom ... See full summary »

Writers: Selma Lagerlöf, Victor Sjöström | Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Hilda Borgström, Tore Svennberg, Astrid Holm

22. The Cremator (1969)

95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Kopfrkingl enjoys his job at a crematorium in Czechoslovakia in the late 1930s. He likes reading the Tibetan book of the dead, and espouses the view that cremation relieves earthly ... See full summary »

Writers: Ladislav Fuks, Juraj Herz | Director: Juraj Herz | Stars: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová, Milos Vognic

23. Jaatishwar (2014)

150 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.1
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The life and notable works of Anthony Firingee a 19th century Bengali language folk poet of Portuguese origin.The time frame of the storyline jumps between two different time periods-19th century and the present day.

Writer: Srijit Mukherji | Director: Srijit Mukherji | Stars: Prasenjit Chatterjee, Jishu Sengupta, Swastika Mukherjee, Mamata Shankar

24. Violated Angels (1967)

56 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.1
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A young man breaks into a nurse's rooming house and one-by-one kills off nurses.

Writers: Masao Adachi, Juro Kara, Kôji Wakamatsu, Haruno Yamashita | Director: Kôji Wakamatsu | Stars: Juro Kara, Keiko Koyanagi, Miki Hayashi, Ayako Kidowaki

25. Shaun of the Dead (2004)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

8.0
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76 Metascore

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

Writers: Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright | Director: Edgar Wright | Stars: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis

26. The Exorcist (1973)

R | 122 min | Horror

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82 Metascore

When a preteen girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.

Writer: William Peter Blatty | Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb

27. Rosemary's Baby (1968)

R | 136 min | Drama, Horror

8.0
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A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life.

Writers: Ira Levin, Roman Polanski | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer

28. Let the Right One In (2008)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror

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82 Metascore

Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.

Writer: John Ajvide Lindqvist | Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl

29. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

8.0
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A group of people hide from bloodthirsty zombies in a farmhouse.

Writers: John A. Russo, George A. Romero | Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman

30. Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Unrated | 127 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

8.0
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Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.

Writer: George A. Romero | Director: George A. Romero | Stars: David Emge, Ken Foree, Scott H. Reiniger, Gaylen Ross

31. King Kong (1933)

Unrated | 100 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

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A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal giant gorilla who takes a shine to their female blonde star. Then he's captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.

Writers: James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose, Merian C. Cooper, Edgar Wallace | Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

32. Freaks (1932)

Unrated | 64 min | Drama, Horror

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A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.

Writer: Clarence Aaron 'Tod' Robbins | Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Roscoe Ates

33. Nosferatu (1922)

Unrated | 81 min | Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife.

Writers: Henrik Galeen, Bram Stoker | Director: F.W. Murnau | Stars: Max Schreck, Greta Schröder, Ruth Landshoff, Gustav von Wangenheim

34. Frankenstein (1931)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.0
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An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.

Writers: John L. Balderston, Mary Shelley, Peggy Webling, Garrett Fort, Francis Edward Faragoh, Richard Schayer | Director: James Whale | Stars: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff, John Boles

35. Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III - The Advent (2013)

TV-MA | 110 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

8.0
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A year has passed since Guts parted ways with Griffith. The Band of the Hawks is plotting a rescue mission to save Griffith who is confined to prison.

Writers: Kentaro Miura, Ichirô Ohkôchi | Directors: Toshiyuki Kubooka, Michael Sinterniklaas | Stars: Jon Avner, JB Blanc, Jamison Boaz, G.K. Bowes

36. Kwaidan (1964)

Not Rated | 183 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.0
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A collection of four Japanese folk tales with supernatural themes.

Writers: Yôko Mizuki, Lafcadio Hearn | Director: Masaki Kobayashi | Stars: Rentarô Mikuni, Michiyo Aratama, Misako Watanabe, Kenjirô Ishiyama

37. Onibaba (1964)

Unrated | 103 min | Horror

8.0
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Two women kill samurai and sell their belongings for a living. While one of them is having an affair with their neighbor, the other woman meets a mysterious samurai wearing a bizarre mask.

Writer: Kaneto Shindô | Director: Kaneto Shindô | Stars: Nobuko Otowa, Jitsuko Yoshimura, Kei Satô, Jûkichi Uno

38. Halloween (1978)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

7.9
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78 Metascore

On Halloween night of 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield to kill.

Writers: John Carpenter, Debra Hill | Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes

39. The Innocents (1961)

Approved | 100 min | Fantasy, Horror

7.9
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A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted.

Writers: Henry James, John Mortimer, William Archibald, Truman Capote | Director: Jack Clayton | Stars: Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins, Michael Redgrave

40. Wait Until Dark (1967)

Not Rated | 108 min | Horror, Thriller

7.9
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A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment.

Writers: Frederick Knott, Robert Carrington, Jane-Howard Hammerstein | Director: Terence Young | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

41. The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate.

Writers: Mary Shelley, William Hurlbut, John L. Balderston | Director: James Whale | Stars: Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson

42. Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II - The Battle for Doldrey (2012)

M | 80 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.9
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For three years, Guts believed his mission was to pursue Griffith's dream together with him. But in order to become Griffith's equal and truly be called his friend, Guts realizes he will ... See full summary »

Writers: Kentaro Miura, Ichirô Ohkôchi | Directors: Toshiyuki Kubooka, Michael Sinterniklaas | Stars: Orion Acaba, Chris Jai Alex, G.K. Bowes, Kevin T. Collins

43. The Unknown (1927)

Unrated | 63 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

7.9
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A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost.

Writers: Tod Browning, Waldemar Young, Joseph Farnham | Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Norman Kerry, Joan Crawford, Nick De Ruiz

44. Kandisha (2008)

91 min | Crime, Fantasy, Horror

7.9
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Shattered by the loss of her child, Nyla Jayde, a brilliant criminal defense attorney, takes on a case involving a 14th century Moroccan legend, a vengeful spirit named "Kandisha".

Writer: Jérôme Cohen-Olivar | Director: Jérôme Cohen-Olivar | Stars: Hiam Abbass, Amal Ayouch, Khalid Benchagra, Assaad Bouab

45. The Conjuring 2 (2016)

R | 134 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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65 Metascore

Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by a malicious spirit.

Writers: Carey Hayes, Chad Hayes, James Wan, David Leslie Johnson | Director: James Wan | Stars: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Madison Wolfe, Frances O'Connor

46. Predator (1987)

R | 107 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

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36 Metascore

A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.

Writers: Jim Thomas, John Thomas | Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall, Elpidia Carrillo

47. Evil Dead II (1987)

X | 84 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

7.8
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69 Metascore

The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holds up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack.

Writers: Sam Raimi, Scott Spiegel | Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley DePaiva

48. I Saw the Devil (2010)

Not Rated | 141 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.8
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67 Metascore

A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases.

Writers: Jee-woon Kim, Hoon-jung Park | Director: Jee-woon Kim | Stars: Byung-hun Lee, Min-sik Choi, In-seo Kim, Ho-jin Chun

49. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.8
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A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

Writers: Daniel Mainwaring, Jack Finney | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

50. Perfect Blue (1997)

R | 81 min | Animation, Horror, Music

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A retired pop-singer-turned-actress' sense of reality is shaken when she is stalked by an obsessed fan and seemingly a ghost of her past.

Writers: Sadayuki Murai, Yoshikazu Takeuchi, Lia Sargent | Director: Satoshi Kon | Stars: Junko Iwao, Rica Matsumoto, Shinpachi Tsuji, Masaaki Ôkura