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by drrdiaz | created - 28 Mar 2016 | updated - 11 months ago | Public

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1. Bird of Paradise (1951)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

An island Princess falls for a visiting Frenchman, but her people are against it.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Debra Paget, Louis Jourdan, Jeff Chandler, Everett Sloane

Votes: 343

2. Invasion from Inner Earth (1974)

94 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

A group of young pilots in a remote region of the Canadian wilderness begin to hear strange reports over their radios about planes crashing, cars stalling and a deadly plague which has ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Rebane | Stars: Paul Bentzen, Debbi Pick, Nick Holt, Karl Wallace

Votes: 430

3. Starcrossed (1985 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Romance, Sci-Fi

An alien woman is running from a deadly enemy and tries to hide on Earth where she meets a young mechanic, who helps her to get back home and to fight for the freedom of her people.

Director: Jeffrey Bloom | Stars: James Spader, Belinda Bauer, Peter Kowanko, Clark Johnson

Votes: 454

4. Challenge of a Lifetime (1985 TV Movie)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

Nora Scoonover is 35, divorced, in debt and going nowhere when her 16 year-old son, Steven, runs away from camp and asks to spend the summer with her. Together they decide that she will ... See full summary »

Director: Russ Mayberry | Stars: Penny Marshall, Richard Gilliland, Jonathan Silverman, Mary Woronov

Votes: 38

5. Ants! (1977 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

An old-fashioned, lakeside hotel targeted for purchase by an unsavory gambling casino promoter and situated next to a construction site, is attacked by an army of poisonous ants. Efforts to... See full summary »

Director: Robert Scheerer | Stars: Robert Foxworth, Lynda Day George, Gerald Gordon, Bernie Casey

Votes: 889

6. Trapped (1973 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Action, Drama

A man is accidently locked in a department store overnight and finds himself held at bay by six vicious Doberman guard dogs.

Director: Frank De Felitta | Stars: James Brolin, Susan Clark, Earl Holliman, Robert Hooks

Votes: 259

7. Genesis II (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Sci-Fi

A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Alex Cord, Mariette Hartley, Ted Cassidy, Percy Rodrigues

Votes: 689

8. The Questor Tapes (1974 TV Movie)

100 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

Project Questor is the brainchild of the genius Dr. Vaslovik, who developed plans to build an android super-human. Although he has disappeared and half of the programming tape was erased in... See full summary »

Director: Richard A. Colla | Stars: Robert Foxworth, Mike Farrell, John Vernon, Lew Ayres

Votes: 585

9. Devil Dog: The Hound of Hell (1978 TV Movie)

Unrated | 95 min | Horror, Thriller

A dog that is a minion of Satan terrorizes a suburban family.

Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Richard Crenna, Yvette Mimieux, Kim Richards, Ike Eisenmann

Votes: 951

10. The Night That Panicked America (1975 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

On October 30, 1938, Orson Welles's radio play "The War of the Worlds" accidentally provokes mass panic.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Vic Morrow, Cliff De Young, Michael Constantine, Walter McGinn

Votes: 587

11. Who Is the Black Dahlia? (1975 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

In Los Angeles in 1947, a police detective tries to solve the shocking and grisly murder of 22-year-old aspiring actress Elizabeth Short, whose nude body was dumped in a lot after being ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: Brooke Adams, Donna Mills, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Ronny Cox

Votes: 282

12. Look What's Happened to Rosemary's Baby (1976 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Horror

Having been adopted by the madam of a southwestern brothel, a now adult Adrian must cope with the fact that he's Satan's kid, and not living up to his expectations.

Director: Sam O'Steen | Stars: Stephen McHattie, Patty Duke, Broderick Crawford, Ruth Gordon

Votes: 616

13. Red Alert (1977 TV Movie)

95 min | Thriller

A computer at a nuclear power plant malfunctions and receives erroneous information of a radiation leak. It seals off the compound, trapping the crew inside.

Director: William Hale | Stars: William Devane, Michael Brandon, Adrienne Barbeau, Ralph Waite

Votes: 168

14. Short Walk to Daylight (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama

Eight people are trapped in a New York City subway after an earthquake, and try to find their way out.

Director: Barry Shear | Stars: James Brolin, Don Mitchell, James McEachin, Abbey Lincoln

Votes: 176

15. Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo (1977 TV Movie)

95 min | Horror, Thriller

An airplane carring coffee beans from South America has some unpleasant stowaways: a hoard of tarantulas which overcome the pilots as the airplane is flying over an orange-producing town in... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Hagmann | Stars: Claude Akins, Charles Frank, Deborah Winters, Bert Remsen

Votes: 505

16. The UFO Incident (1975 TV Movie)

92 min | Biography, Drama, History

In the early 1960s, a married couple undergo hypnosis, which unlocks memories of a forgotten event on a lonely road. Soon they believe they were abducted by extraterrestrials.

Director: Richard A. Colla | Stars: James Earl Jones, Estelle Parsons, Barnard Hughes, Dick O'Neill

Votes: 490

17. The Burning Bed (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama

An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Paul Le Mat, Richard Masur, Grace Zabriskie

Votes: 2,138

18. The Gun (1974 TV Movie)

78 min | Drama

The "life" of a handgun is followed from its manufacture to its ultimate fate, and shows the effects the weapon has on its various owners.

Director: John Badham | Stars: Stephen Elliott, Jean Le Bouvier, Wallace Rooney, David Huffman

Votes: 64

19. Alien 2: On Earth (1980)

R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A spaceship lands back on Earth after a failed mission, but the astronauts have been replaced by hideous creatures that can penetrate people's bodies and make them explode. A group of cave ... See full summary »

Directors: Ciro Ippolito, Biagio Proietti | Stars: Belinda Mayne, Mark Bodin, Roberto Barrese, Benedetta Fantoli

Votes: 986

20. TerrorVision (1986)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world.

Director: Ted Nicolaou | Stars: Diane Franklin, Mary Woronov, Gerrit Graham, Chad Allen

Votes: 5,178 | Gross: $0.32M

21. The Awakening (1980)

R | 101 min | Horror

An archeologist discovers his daughter is possessed by the spirit of an Egyptian queen. To save mankind he must destroy her.

Director: Mike Newell | Stars: Charlton Heston, Susannah York, Jill Townsend, Stephanie Zimbalist

Votes: 1,697 | Gross: $8.42M

22. Marco Polo (1982–1983)

504 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

The life and experiences of the thirteenth century explorer, who sought to connect the civilizations of China and Europe through trade.

Stars: Ken Marshall, Denholm Elliott, Tony Vogel, David Warner

Votes: 956

23. Village of the Giants (1965)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

Delinquent teen-agers ingest a substance and grow thirty feet tall, then proceed to take over a small town.

Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Tommy Kirk, Johnny Crawford, Beau Bridges, Joy Harmon

Votes: 1,750

24. The Last Days of Pompeii (1959)

Approved | 103 min | Action, Adventure, History

Based on the Edward Bulwer-Lytton novel. Set in the shadows of Mt. Vesuvius just before its famous eruption, the film begins with Glaucus, a Roman legionnaire, returning to his home from ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Bonnard | Stars: Steve Reeves, Christine Kaufmann, Fernando Rey, Barbara Carroll

Votes: 887

25. Prehistoric Women (1967)

TV-PG | 91 min | Adventure, Fantasy

Jungle guide David Marchand is kidnapped by a tribe of natives who want to sacrifice him to their white rhino god. Just as he's about to be killed, however, he is thrown backwards in time ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Carreras | Stars: Martine Beswick, Edina Ronay, Michael Latimer, Stephanie Randall

Votes: 920

26. She (I) (1965)

Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Fantasy

An Edwardian archaeologist and two companions stumble upon a lost city in East Africa, run by a beautiful queen whose love holds the promise of immortality.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Ursula Andress, Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins, John Richardson

Votes: 2,536

27. End of the World (1977)

PG | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

After witnessing a man's death in a bizarre accident, Father Pergado goes on a spiritual retreat, where he encounters his alien double bent on world conquest.

Director: John Hayes | Stars: Christopher Lee, Sue Lyon, Kirk Scott, Dean Jagger

Votes: 710

28. Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

PG | 96 min | Horror

Johnny Alucard raises Count Dracula from the dead in London in 1972. The Count goes after the descendants of Van Helsing.

Director: Alan Gibson | Stars: Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Stephanie Beacham, Christopher Neame

Votes: 4,527

29. Premature Burial (1962)

Unrated | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

An artist grows distant from his new wife as an irrational horror of premature burial consumes him.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Ray Milland, Hazel Court, Richard Ney, Heather Angel

Votes: 2,997 | Gross: $1.25M

30. The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (1984 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

A teenager must cope with a disease that causes himself to age at an astronomical rate.

Director: Corey Blechman | Stars: Ralph Macchio, Betty Buckley, Hal Holbrook, Season Hubley

Votes: 155

31. Choices of the Heart (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama

The film tells the story of a young missionary girl from the United States who was killed in 1980 in El Salvador together with two other missionaries.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Melissa Gilbert, Peter Horton, Helen Hunt, Mary McCusker

Votes: 193

32. Obsessive Love (1984 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 96 min | Drama

A woman tries to create a relationship with the soap star who is the object of her obsession.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern | Stars: Yvette Mimieux, Simon MacCorkindale, Constance McCashin, Kin Shriner

Votes: 65

33. Through the Magic Pyramid (1981 TV Movie)

97 min | Action, Family, Adventure

A lad finds himself magically sent back to ancient Egypt where he and the young King Tut team up to stop their evil and overly ambitious elders.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Chris Barnes, Hans Conried, Vic Tayback, Olivia Barash

Votes: 96

34. The Uncanny (1977)

89 min | Horror

Wilbur Gray, a horror writer, has stumbled upon a terrible secret, that cats are supernatural creatures who really call the shots. In a desperate attempt to get others to believe him, Wilbur spews three tales of feline horror.

Director: Denis Héroux | Stars: Peter Cushing, Ray Milland, Joan Greenwood, Roland Culver

Votes: 855

35. The Great American Beauty Contest (1973 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Drama

The integrity of a beauty contest is threatened by a scandal involving a judge, a former winner and one of the finalists.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Eleanor Parker, Robert Cummings, Louis Jourdan, JoAnna Cameron

Votes: 80

36. A Vacation in Hell (1979 TV Movie)

120 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

Five tourists, four women and one man, escape from the group in a holiday camp at a tropical place and get lost. They have to find the way back, but problems are still to come.

Director: David Greene | Stars: Priscilla Barnes, Barbara Feldon, Andrea Marcovicci, Maureen McCormick

Votes: 113

37. Miracles Still Happen (1974)

87 min | Adventure, Drama

A seventeen-year-old schoolgirl is the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Peruvian Amazon.

Director: Giuseppe Maria Scotese | Stars: Susan Penhaligon, Paul Muller, Graziella Galvani, Clyde Peters

Votes: 174

38. A Long Way Home (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

Many years after being abandoned by his parents, Donald sets out in search of his siblings. His biggest challenge is cutting through layers of bureaucratic red tape. He happens upon a ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Brenda Vaccaro, Rosanna Arquette, Paul Regina

Votes: 244

39. Fade to Black (1980)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

A shy, lonely film buff embarks on a killing spree against those who browbeat and betray him, all the while stalking his idol, a Marilyn Monroe lookalike.

Director: Vernon Zimmerman | Stars: Dennis Christopher, Tim Thomerson, Gwynne Gilford, Norman Burton

Votes: 2,383

40. The Savage Bees (1976 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

The festive fun of the annual Mardi Gras celebration is brought to a halt when a swarm of African killer bees escape from a foreign freighter.

Director: Bruce Geller | Stars: Ben Johnson, Michael Parks, Paul Hecht, Gretchen Corbett

Votes: 404

41. Mad About You (1989)

PG | 92 min | Comedy

Casey, a vice president of her father's company, has nobody in her life. But overnight, she meets three eligible bachelors: a preppy old friend, a star quarterback, and waiter-musician. ... See full summary »

Director: Lorenzo Doumani | Stars: Claudia Christian, Joseph Gian, Adam West, Shari Shattuck

Votes: 88

42. The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (1972–1974)
Episode: The Banana Splits in Hocus Pocus Park (1972)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A girl named Susie goes to an amusement park and are greeted by a couple of costumed tour guides, The Banana Splits who take her on a tour of the park. In another realm a witch sees Susie ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna | Stars: Daws Butler, Joan Gerber, Allan Melvin, Howard Morris

43. Journey Back to Oz (1972)

G | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

During a twister, Dorothy is hit on the head by a gate and once again whisked away to the land of Oz. But this time, on her way to the Emerald City, she discovers a terrible plot by the ... See full summary »

Director: Hal Sutherland | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Milton Berle, Margaret Hamilton, Herschel Bernardi

Votes: 412

44. Back from Eternity (1956)

Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Drama

When a commercial plane force-lands in a South-American jungle, the passengers and pilots must patch-up the engines and escape the cannibal-infested area.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Robert Ryan, Anita Ekberg, Rod Steiger, Phyllis Kirk

Votes: 1,053

45. Terror in the Jungle (1968)

TV-PG | 84 min | Adventure

Little boy Henry Clayton Jr. survives a plane crash in the untamed Amazon jungle. However, he's discovered by a tribe of vicious savages who plan on sacrificing him. Meanwhile, Henry's ... See full summary »

Directors: Andrew Janczak, Tom DeSimone, Alejandro Grattan | Stars: Jimmy Angle, Kris Fasseas, Bob Burns, Fawn Silver

Votes: 158

46. The Tower (1985 TV Movie)

102 min | Sci-Fi

An office building's security system goes after the employees to supply it's energy.

Director: Jim Makichuk | Stars: George West, Ray Paisley, Jackie Wray, Kenner Ames

Votes: 36

47. Velvet (1984 TV Movie)

100 min | Action, Drama

A female team of government agents, under the guise of owners of a popular worldwide franchise of aerobic centers, match wits with a group of criminals who have kidnapped a top defensive specialist and his ailing son, intending to sell him to the highest bidder.

Director: Richard Lang | Stars: Leah Ayres, Shari Belafonte, Mary-Margaret Humes, Sheree J. Wilson

Votes: 54

48. Killer in the Mirror (1986 TV Movie)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A woman's truly evil twin steals her sister's wealthy beloved and marries him. After his death, she fakes her own demise and returns from the "dead" to claim her sister's identity--and to frame her for the murder of her husband.

Director: Frank De Felitta | Stars: Ann Jillian, Len Cariou, Max Gail, Allen Garfield

Votes: 71

49. Madame X (1981 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

Thrown out of her home by a jealous husband, a woman sinks into degradation. Twenty years later, she is charged with killing a man bent on harming her daughter. The daughter, unaware of who... See full summary »

Director: Robert Ellis Miller | Stars: Tuesday Weld, Jeremy Brett, Len Cariou, Martina Deignan

Votes: 82

50. Scandal Sheet (1985 TV Movie)

PG | 101 min | Drama

The publisher of a celebrity gossip tabloid sets out to destroy an aging actor, whose career is foundering and who is also facing a battle with alcoholism.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Lauren Hutton, Pamela Reed, Robert Urich

Votes: 162

51. The Happy Valley (1986 TV Movie)