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1. Kong: Skull Island (2017)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.7
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62 Metascore

A team of scientists explore an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden.

Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts | Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly

Votes: 219,154 | Gross: $168.05M

2. King Kong (2005)

PG-13 | 187 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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81 Metascore

In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to the mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 357,151 | Gross: $218.08M

3. King Kong (1976)

PG | 134 min | Adventure, Horror

5.9
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61 Metascore

A petroleum exploration expedition comes to an isolated island and encounters a colossal giant gorilla.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange, John Randolph

Votes: 26,610 | Gross: $52.61M

4. King Kong (1933)

Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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90 Metascore

A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal ape who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Votes: 72,086 | Gross: $10.00M

5. Mighty Joe Young (1998)

PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.6
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51 Metascore

A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by a zoologist and a young woman whom he grew up with. A poacher from the past returns to seek vengeance on him.

Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Bill Paxton, Charlize Theron, Rade Serbedzija, Peter Firth

Votes: 25,397 | Gross: $50.63M

6. King Kong Lives (1986)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Adventure

3.8
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32 Metascore

Kong falls from the twin towers and he appears to be alive. However, his heart is failing, so it's replaced with an artificial one. All is well until he senses that there's a female Kong somewhere out there and escapes wreaking havoc.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Brian Kerwin, Linda Hamilton, Peter Elliott, George Antoni

Votes: 4,742 | Gross: $4.71M

7. King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)

Approved | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.9
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40 Metascore

A pharmaceutical company captures King Kong and brings him to Japan, where he escapes from captivity and battles a recently released Godzilla.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Tadao Takashima, Kenji Sahara, Yû Fujiki, Ichirô Arishima

Votes: 6,689 | Gross: $2.73M

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

R | 107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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In London, the Italian gym teacher Enrico 'Henry' Rosseni is having a love affair with his eighteen year-old student Elizabeth Seccles, who is the daughter of the owner of the Catholic ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 3,554

9. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1959–1965)

Drama, Mystery

8.4
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Mystery crime stories with sometimes different cops and many now famous faces.

Stars: George Hilsdon, Bernard Lee, Stanley Morgan, Tony Wall

Votes: 85

10. Der Wixxer (2004)

85 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.2
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A mysterious serial killer is shocking the underworld. Scotland Yard is investigating the case. Clues lead the detectives to Blackwhite Castle.

Director: Tobi Baumann | Stars: Oliver Kalkofe, Bastian Pastewka, Thomas Fritsch, Tanja Wenzel

Votes: 7,165

11. Return to Sender (1963)

61 min | Drama

6.6
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A fraudster is arrested for stealing a large sum of money from his partners. When he learns that a particularly brilliant barrister will lead the prosecution against him he sets out to undermine the credibility of the barrister.

Director: Gordon Hales | Stars: Nigel Davenport, Yvonne Romain, Geoffrey Keen, William Russell

Votes: 28

12. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Vaughn Taylor, Ed Herlihy, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 111

13. The Human Monster (1939)

Not Rated | 73 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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Insurance agent-physician collects on policies of men murdered by a disfigured resident of the home for the blind where he acts as doctor-on-call.

Director: Walter Summers | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Hugh Williams, Greta Gynt, Edmon Ryan

Votes: 912

14. 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, Evelyn Stewart, Silvano Tranquilli

Votes: 905

15. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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"Armchair Theatre" is a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid-1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 93

16. Der Teufel kam aus Akasava (1971)

84 min | Adventure, Thriller

5.0
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A mineral is discovered which can turn metal to gold or humans into zombies. When the mineral is stolen, secret agents are sent in to get the mineral back!

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Fred Williams, Soledad Miranda, Horst Tappert, Ewa Strömberg

Votes: 497

17. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

8.0
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 59

18. Psycho-Circus (1966)

Not Rated | 91 min | Mystery, Thriller, Horror

5.4
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A circus becomes the location for stolen loot and murder.

Directors: Werner Jacobs, John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Christopher Lee, Leo Genn, Anthony Newlands, Heinz Drache

Votes: 910

19. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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An anthology series from the U.K., from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Alfred Burke, Derek Francis, Laurence Hardy, Peter Wyngarde

Votes: 45

20. Five Golden Dragons (1967)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Drama

5.0
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A naive young American playboy in Hong Kong finds himself caught up in the middle of an international crime.

Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Robert Cummings, Margaret Lee, Rupert Davies, Klaus Kinski

Votes: 251

21. La revanche des mortes vivantes (1987)

Not Rated | 76 min | Horror

4.1
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Promoted as France's first gore film, Revenge of the Living Dead Girls (La revanche des mortes-vivantes) is a consumate shocker of horror and sex that as grown into a legend as being one of the sickest and most perverse of zombie films.

Director: Pierre B. Reinhard | Stars: Cornélia Wilms, Kathryn Charly, Anthea Wyler, Véronique Catanzaro

Votes: 525

22. Sette orchidee macchiate di rosso (1972)

Unrated | 92 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A woman, a survivor of a failed murder attempt by a person dubbed "The Half-Moon Killer" by the police, and her husband must find the connecting thread between herself, six other women, and... See full summary »

Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Antonio Sabato, Uschi Glas, Pier Paolo Capponi, Rossella Falk

Votes: 1,488

23. The Mysterious Magician (1964)

95 min | Crime, Mystery

6.7
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The sister of a famous, but as yet uncaught, criminal named The Hexer is murdered. Inspector Higgins of Scotland Yard believes that The Hexer will surface to take his revenge on his ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Heinz Drache, Sophie Hardy, Siegfried Lowitz

Votes: 967

24. The Devil's Daffodil (1961)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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A Chinese detective breaks up a drug smuggling ring and tries to find the "Daffodil Killer". The drug smugglers had devised the ingenious method of smuggling heroin from Hong Kong in the stems of daffodils.

Director: Ákos Ráthonyi | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, William Lucas, Sabine Sesselmann, Penelope Horner

Votes: 370

25. Dead Eyes of London (1961)

Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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Wealthy, heavily insured men are being murdered at an alarming rate. Scotland Yard investigates and finds clues that lead to a ring of blind men, led by a mysterious "reverend."

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Karin Baal, Dieter Borsche, Wolfgang Lukschy

Votes: 797

26. Secret of the Red Orchid (1962)

Not Rated | 84 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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Rival gangsters from Chicago move to London and attempt to extort money from rich Britons.

Director: Helmuth Ashley | Stars: Christopher Lee, Adrian Hoven, Marisa Mell, Pinkas Braun

Votes: 393

27. SOKO München (1978– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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The cases of a major crimes unit of the Munich police.

Stars: Michel Guillaume, Wilfried Klaus, Hartmut Schreier, Bianca Hein

Votes: 174

28. Neues vom Wixxer (2007)

98 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.2
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Add a Plot

Directors: Cyrill Boss, Philipp Stennert | Stars: Oliver Kalkofe, Bastian Pastewka, Joachim Fuchsberger, Christiane Paul

Votes: 3,952

29. A doppia faccia (1969)

88 min | Thriller

5.6
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A millionaire is unwittingly led into murder by his lesbian wife.

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Christiane Krüger, Günther Stoll, Annabella Incontrera

Votes: 413

30. King Kong Skull Island (2019– )

Adventure | Announced

will focus on a female lead, surrounded by a very diverse cast, and will explore the origins of Skull Island.

31. The Trygon Factor (1966)

M | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Scotland Yard Superintendent Cooper-Smith investigates the suspicious looking Emberday estate where the Emberday family and an order of nuns reside.

Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Stewart Granger, Susan Hampshire, Cathleen Nesbitt, James Culliford

Votes: 259

32. Die Tote aus der Themse (1971)

89 min | Thriller

5.4
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An Australian woman arrives in London to search for her sister who she finds is involved with a heroin smuggling gang. The gang itself is under attack from an unknown rival, who is methodically assassinating them with a shot to the head.

Director: Harald Philipp | Stars: Uschi Glas, Hansjörg Felmy, Werner Peters, Harry Riebauer

Votes: 263

33. The Four Just Men (1959– )

30 min | Drama

8.4
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Four men - a British politician, an American journalist in Paris, a lawyer in the US and a Roman hotelier - band together to fight injustice wherever they find it.

Stars: Richard Conte, Dan Dailey, Jack Hawkins, Lisa Gastoni

Votes: 64

34. The Frightened Lady (1940)

75 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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"Mark's Priory". the family seat of the Lebanons, is a house of terror to Ilsa Crane, secretary and niece of Lady Lebanon. The strange behavior of two sinister butlers, Gilder and Brooks, ... See full summary »

Director: George King | Stars: Marius Goring, Penelope Dudley-Ward, Helen Haye, Felix Aylmer

Votes: 185

35. The College Girl Murders (1967)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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Police try to track down a hooded serial killer who murders his victims with a combination of acid and poison gas.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Uschi Glas, Grit Boettcher, Konrad Georg

Votes: 524

36. La noche de los asesinos (1974)

82 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.5
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Horror mystery about the residents of a Louisiana castle who are being murdered by a masked killer. When the family arrives for the reading of Marion's will, his wife is strapped to the ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Alberto Dalbés, Evelyne Scott, William Berger, Maribel Hidalgo

Votes: 237

37. Danger (1950–1955)

30 min | Drama

8.1
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Live psychological and murder mystery dramas, and one of the first U.S. television dramas to make effective use of background music.

Stars: Dick Stark, Edward Binns, Joseph Anthony, Richard Kiley

Votes: 49

38. The Indian Scarf (1963)

93 min | Drama, Crime

6.6
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When a wealthy man dies, his avaricious relatives look forward to inheriting all his money. However, he leaves a provision in his will that they all must spend a week together in his castle... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Heinz Drache, Corny Collins, Klaus Kinski, Gisela Uhlen

Votes: 717

39. The Mighty Kong (1998 Video)

G | 71 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

4.9
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Ann Darrow, a down-on-her-luck actress looking for work, meeting film director Carl Denham, who offers her a job in a new movie. They board the Venture to leave for the film shoot. The ... See full summary »

Director: Art Scott | Stars: Dudley Moore, Jodi Benson, Randy Hamilton, William Sage

Votes: 114

40. Face of the Frog (1959)

89 min | Crime, Thriller

6.4
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Both Scotland Yard and an amateur American sleuth are tracking a master criminal known as The Frog. This moniker refers to the bulging-eyed mask worn by the evildoer, and is reflected by ... See full summary »

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Elfie von Kalckreuth, Jochen Brockmann, Carl Lange

Votes: 761

41. Solo for Sparrow (1962)

56 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A group of crooks accidentally kill an elderly shop assistant while stealing the keys to the jewelry shop where she works.

Director: Gordon Flemyng | Stars: Anthony Newlands, Glyn Houston, Nadja Regin, Michael Coles

Votes: 51

42. Chamber of Horrors (1940)

79 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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A murder is found to be connected to a false heir and a secret underground torture chamber.

Director: Norman Lee | Stars: Leslie Banks, Lilli Palmer, Romilly Lunge, Gina Malo

Votes: 329

43. Der Hund von Blackwood Castle (1968)

PG | 92 min | Horror, Crime

6.3
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Scotland Yard must discover why people are being murdered by a monstrous dog at Blackwood Castle.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Heinz Drache, Karin Baal, Horst Tappert, Siegfried Schürenberg

Votes: 355

44. The Forger of London (1961)

93 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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A ring of counterfeiters is flooding the country with phony money, and suspicion falls upon a wealthy playboy who may--or may not--have amnesia.

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Karin Dor, Hellmut Lange, Siegfried Lowitz, Mady Rahl

Votes: 334

45. Die seltsame Gräfin (1961)

95 min | Adventure, Crime

6.0
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A girl is almost murdered, but no explainable motive can be found until a 20 year old murder is uncovered and linked to the case.

Directors: Josef von Báky, Jürgen Roland, Ottokar Runze | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Brigitte Grothum, Lil Dagover, Marianne Hoppe

Votes: 388

46. Murder on Diamond Row (1937)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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London's jewel thieves are under the thumb of a mysterious fence, who ruthlessly exposes any thief who crosses him. Desperate, Scotland Yard re-hires ex-Inspector Barrabal who, as a known ... See full summary »

Director: William K. Howard | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Sebastian Shaw, Ann Todd, Tamara Desni

Votes: 130

47. Der Mann mit dem Glasauge (1969)

PG | 87 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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A pool-hall is used as the front for a white slavery ring.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Horst Tappert, Karin Hübner, Hubert von Meyerinck, Stefan Behrens

Votes: 210

48. The Terror (1938)

64 min | Crime, Mystery

5.9
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A mysterious criminal mastermind plots a spectacular gold robbery, then after the robbery is completed he makes sure his gang is caught by the police, keeps the gold and disappears. After ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Bird | Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Bernard Lee, Arthur Wontner, Linden Travers

Votes: 120

49. The Mixer (1992– )

52 min | Crime, Thriller

6.8
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Sir Anthony Rose, a penniless nobleman, steals back stolen property with the help of his valet, Paul.

Stars: Simon Williams, Jeremy Clyde, Catherine Alric, Peter Jones

Votes: 17

50. The Black Abbot (1963)

95 min | Crime, Thriller

5.8
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Several employees on a nobleman's estate show up at a former abbey, reputed to be haunted, to search for a hidden treasure. Howver, a mysterious hooded figure begins killing off those who may have figured out where the treasure is hidden.

Director: Franz Josef Gottlieb | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Grit Boettcher, Dieter Borsche, Charles Regnier

Votes: 563



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