Movies we've reviewed on the B&S About Movies podcast

by BandSAboutMovies | created - 23 Oct 2017 | updated - 4 months ago | Public

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1. Cat's Eye (1985)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

70 Metascore

A stray cat is the linking element of three tales of suspense and horror.

Director: Lewis Teague | Stars: Drew Barrymore, James Woods, Alan King, Kenneth McMillan

Votes: 22,395 | Gross: $13.09M

https://youtu.be/-FxG_r0QA40

2. 9½ Weeks (1986)

R | 117 min | Drama, Romance

50 Metascore

A woman becomes involved with a man she barely knows. Complications develop during their sexual escapades.

Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Margaret Whitton, David Margulies

Votes: 36,786 | Gross: $6.73M

https://youtu.be/o8rebDpBPLI

3. Boys on the Side (1995)

R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama

61 Metascore

Robin shares a ride in her car with Jane from New York to Los Angeles. They stop at Jane's friend Holly's place in Pittsburgh and take her with them west, making a long stop in Tucson. The three very different women become close friends.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Drew Barrymore, Matthew McConaughey

Votes: 11,650 | Gross: $23.45M

https://youtu.be/QmR7eqGLjnA

4. The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

PG | 102 min | Horror

55 Metascore

An anthology of four horror stories revolving around a mysterious rental house in the U.K.

Director: Peter Duffell | Stars: John Bryans, John Bennett, John Malcolm, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 5,196

https://youtu.be/DMtiojlarbE

5. Steel Magnolias (1989)

PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

56 Metascore

A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship, and welcome her into the fold.

Director: Herbert Ross | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Sally Field, Julia Roberts

Votes: 46,415 | Gross: $83.76M

https://youtu.be/8-Z9QWbRGjU

6. Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)

G | 84 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A fun-loving American bulldog pup, a hilarious Himalayan cat, and a wise old golden retriever embark on a long trek through the rugged wilderness of the Sierra Nevada mountains in a quest to reach home and their beloved owners.

Director: Duwayne Dunham | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Sally Field, Don Alder, Ed Bernard

Votes: 41,350 | Gross: $41.83M

https://youtu.be/hbujjW7XC9g

7. Asylum (I) (1972)

PG | 88 min | Horror

In order to secure a job at a mental institution, a young psychiatrist must interview four patients inside the asylum.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Barbara Parkins, Richard Todd, Sylvia Syms, Peter Cushing

Votes: 5,875

https://youtu.be/cuWSzumYb1A

8. Fatal Attraction (1987)

R | 119 min | Drama, Thriller

67 Metascore

A married man's one-night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.

Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Michael Douglas, Glenn Close, Anne Archer, Ellen Latzen

Votes: 74,789 | Gross: $156.65M

https://youtu.be/RIVUBEVBzUo

9. Flash Gordon (1980)

PG | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

58 Metascore

A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyranny of Ming the Merciless to save Earth.

Director: Mike Hodges | Stars: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow, Topol

Votes: 50,000

https://youtu.be/nK-SAkuMNPs

10. Titanic (1997)

PG-13 | 194 min | Drama, Romance

75 Metascore

A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates

Votes: 1,026,101 | Gross: $659.33M

https://youtu.be/Ax6WDwtqF7E

11. Dolls (1987)

R | 77 min | Horror

55 Metascore

A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers and their haunted collection of dolls.

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Ian Patrick Williams, Carolyn Purdy-Gordon, Carrie Lorraine, Guy Rolfe

Votes: 9,366

https://youtu.be/OinZmF4art8

12. The Amityville Horror (1979)

R | 117 min | Horror

28 Metascore

Newlyweds move into a large house where a mass murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger, Don Stroud

Votes: 34,558 | Gross: $86.43M

https://youtu.be/Wt56att7nZg

13. Silver Bullet (1985)

R | 95 min | Horror

26 Metascore

In a small town, brutal killings start to plague the close knit community. Marty Coslaw, a paraplegic boy, is convinced the murders are the doings of a werewolf.

Director: Daniel Attias | Stars: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim, Megan Follows

Votes: 23,374 | Gross: $5.40M

https://youtu.be/bAylf17cKQ4

14. Abduction (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller

25 Metascore

A young man sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Taylor Lautner, Lily Collins, Alfred Molina, Jake Andolina

Votes: 75,644 | Gross: $28.09M

https://youtu.be/tJbFD0-lyc8

15. The Boy (2016)

PG-13 | 97 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

42 Metascore

An American nanny is shocked that her new English family's boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive.

Director: William Brent Bell | Stars: Lauren Cohan, Rupert Evans, James Russell, Jim Norton

Votes: 77,878 | Gross: $35.82M

https://youtu.be/cubJJvvvsgY

16. My Cousin Vinny (1992)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Crime

68 Metascore

Two New Yorkers accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college call in the help of one of their cousins, a loudmouth lawyer with no trial experience.

Director: Jonathan Lynn | Stars: Joe Pesci, Marisa Tomei, Ralph Macchio, Mitchell Whitfield

Votes: 104,585 | Gross: $52.93M

https://youtu.be/cubJJvvvsgY

17. Phantasm (1979)

R | 89 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

72 Metascore

A teenage boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a lethal arsenal of terrible weapons with him.

Director: Don Coscarelli | Stars: A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Reggie Bannister, Kathy Lester

Votes: 31,484 | Gross: $11.99M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVilrGBqNjI

18. Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror

In a small Southern town, a wrongfully-killed man exacts revenge from beyond the grave on those who murdered him.

Director: Frank De Felitta | Stars: Charles Durning, Robert F. Lyons, Claude Earl Jones, Lane Smith

Votes: 5,174

https://youtu.be/LA8G3CgXaYU

19. Heart and Souls (1993)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

An unhappy businessman finds a new sense of purpose after he's tasked with helping a quartet of ghosts fulfill their last wishes before moving on to the afterlife.

Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Charles Grodin, Alfre Woodard, Kyra Sedgwick

Votes: 15,982 | Gross: $16.58M

https://youtu.be/EpE-8mfGMVU

20. The Purge (I) (2013)

R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

41 Metascore

A wealthy family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legal.

Director: James DeMonaco | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder, Adelaide Kane

Votes: 198,763 | Gross: $64.47M

https://youtu.be/6GzFc6oFGnc

21. Colonia (2015)

R | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

33 Metascore

A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody has ever escaped from.

Director: Florian Gallenberger | Stars: Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl, Michael Nyqvist, Richenda Carey

Votes: 46,710

https://youtu.be/jjbpjtNlVTs

22. The Apple (1980)

PG | 90 min | Music, Musical, Sci-Fi

39 Metascore

In 1994, a young couple enters the world of the music industry, and subsequently the world of drugs.

Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Catherine Mary Stewart, George Gilmour, Grace Kennedy, Allan Love

Votes: 1,935

https://youtu.be/GeGxu5n-DfQ

23. The Conjuring 2 (2016)

R | 134 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

65 Metascore

Ed and Lorraine Warren travel to North London to help a single mother raising 4 children alone in a house plagued by a supernatural spirit.

Director: James Wan | Stars: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Madison Wolfe, Frances O'Connor

Votes: 219,080 | Gross: $102.47M

https://youtu.be/XSkWJrcrgkY

24. Cool Runnings (1993)

PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

60 Metascore

When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug, Rawle D. Lewis

Votes: 90,860 | Gross: $68.86M

https://youtu.be/ge21NCgm3tg

25. Back to the Future (1985)

PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

87 Metascore

Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the eccentric scientist Doc Brown.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Votes: 1,032,208 | Gross: $210.61M

https://youtu.be/W5nXfazBUx4

26. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

89 Metascore

A ragtag group of Pennsylvanians barricade themselves in an old farmhouse to remain safe from a bloodthirsty, flesh-eating breed of monsters who are ravaging the East Coast of the United States.

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

Votes: 113,679 | Gross: $0.09M

https://youtu.be/EV2-qrCNQLw

27. Night of the Creeps (1986)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

62 Metascore

Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them.

Director: Fred Dekker | Stars: Jason Lively, Tom Atkins, Steve Marshall, Jill Whitlow

Votes: 20,306 | Gross: $0.59M

https://youtu.be/EV2-qrCNQLw

28. Night of the Comet (1984)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

59 Metascore

A comet wipes out most of life on Earth, leaving two Valley Girls fighting against cannibal zombies and a sinister group of scientists.

Director: Thom Eberhardt | Stars: Catherine Mary Stewart, Kelli Maroney, Robert Beltran, Sharon Farrell

Votes: 18,056 | Gross: $14.42M

https://youtu.be/EV2-qrCNQLw

29. FleshEater (1988)

R | 88 min | Horror

A group of college students on an overnite hayride come across a group of maneating zombies. They must fight for their lives while trying to escape and warn the authorities.

Director: S. William Hinzman | Stars: S. William Hinzman, John Mowod, Leslie Ann Wick, Kevin Kindlin

Votes: 1,366

https://youtu.be/EV2-qrCNQLw

30. The Monster Squad (1987)

PG-13 | 79 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

61 Metascore

A young group of monster fanatics attempt to save their hometown from Count Dracula and his monsters.

Director: Fred Dekker | Stars: Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr

Votes: 27,371 | Gross: $3.77M

https://youtu.be/Tb_9fhLlotA

31. The Lost Boys (1987)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror

63 Metascore

After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires.

Director: Joel Schumacher | Stars: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest, Barnard Hughes

Votes: 121,287 | Gross: $32.22M

https://youtu.be/Tb_9fhLlotA

32. Near Dark (1987)

R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

76 Metascore

A small-town farmer's son reluctantly joins a traveling group of vampires after he is bitten by a beautiful drifter.

Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Adrian Pasdar, Jenny Wright, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton

Votes: 33,013 | Gross: $3.37M

https://youtu.be/Tb_9fhLlotA

33. Fright Night (1985)

R | 106 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

62 Metascore

A teenager discovers that the newcomer in his neighborhood is a vampire, so he turns to an actor in a television horror show for help dealing with the undead.

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

Votes: 58,724 | Gross: $24.92M

https://youtu.be/Tb_9fhLlotA

34. Hudson Hawk (1991)

R | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

17 Metascore

A cat burglar is forced to steal Da Vinci works of art for a world domination plot.

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, Andie MacDowell, James Coburn

Votes: 51,498 | Gross: $17.22M

https://youtu.be/lI4Xzg2CvGI

35. Lights Out (II) (2016)

PG-13 | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

58 Metascore

Rebecca must unlock the terror behind her little brother's experiences that once tested her sanity, bringing her face to face with a supernatural spirit attached to their mother.

Director: David F. Sandberg | Stars: Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Maria Bello, Billy Burke

Votes: 112,216 | Gross: $67.27M

https://youtu.be/cuWSzumYb1A

36. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken control of a New York City media mogul's high-tech skyscraper.

Directors: Joe Dante, Chuck Jones | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover, Robert Prosky

Votes: 91,001 | Gross: $41.48M

https://youtu.be/7BtUHm1cOG8

37. The Monster Club (1981)

Unrated | 104 min | Comedy, Horror

45 Metascore

A writer of horror stories is invited to a "monster club" by a mysterious old gentleman. There, three gruesome stories are told to him; between each story some musicians play their songs.

Director: Roy Ward Baker | Stars: Vincent Price, John Carradine, Anthony Steel, Roger Sloman

Votes: 2,917

https://youtu.be/jI9GyKBIsRM

38. 31 (2016)

R | 102 min | Horror, Thriller

35 Metascore

Five carnival workers are kidnapped and held hostage in an abandoned, hellish compound where they are forced to participate in a violent game, the goal of which is to survive twelve hours against a gang of sadistic clowns.

Director: Rob Zombie | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Richard Brake, Jeff Daniel Phillips, Sheri Moon Zombie

Votes: 17,839 | Gross: $0.78M

https://youtu.be/OJ7DmD6BKA4

39. Back to the Future Part II (1989)

PG | 108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

57 Metascore

After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985...without interfering with his first trip.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Thomas F. Wilson

Votes: 470,143 | Gross: $118.50M

https://youtu.be/Esk8NkrfKDE

40. The Ghost Galleon (1974)

R | 89 min | Horror

The living corpses of the Satan-worshiping Knights Templar hunt for human victims in a 16th century galleon.

Director: Amando de Ossorio | Stars: Maria Perschy, Jack Taylor, Bárbara Rey, Carlos Lemos

Votes: 2,333

https://youtu.be/aMbopI5SfKg

41. Night of the Howling Beast (1975)

R | 87 min | Adventure, Horror

Waldemar, the renowned adventurer, joins an expedition to find the Yeti in the Himalayas. While hiking the mountains, he's captured by two cannibalistic demon nymphets guarding a remote ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Iglesias | Stars: Paul Naschy, Mercedes Molina, Silvia Solar, Gil Vidal

Votes: 574

https://youtu.be/aMbopI5SfKg

42. Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll (1974)

R | 89 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

An ex-convict, troubled by dreams that he strangles women, is hired as the caretaker on an estate owned by three very strange sisters. Soon after his arrival, a serial killer begins ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Aured | Stars: Paul Naschy, Diana Lorys, Eduardo Calvo, Eva León

Votes: 707

https://youtu.be/aMbopI5SfKg

43. Curse of the Demon (1957)

Not Rated | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

American professor John Holden arrives in London for a parapsychology conference, only to find himself investigating the mysterious actions of Devil-worshiper Julian Karswell.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Niall MacGinnis, Maurice Denham

Votes: 11,690

https://youtu.be/aMbopI5SfKg

44. Night of Dark Shadows (1971)

PG | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A painter and his wife move into a home and find themselves plagued by ghosts and spirits of his ancestors that used to be witches.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: David Selby, Grayson Hall, Kate Jackson, Lara Parker

Votes: 1,326 | Gross: $3.05M

https://youtu.be/aMbopI5SfKg