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1. The Last Shot (2004)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

47 Metascore

A movie director-screenwriter finds a man to finance his latest project but soon discovers that the producer is actually an undercover FBI agent working on a mob sting operation.

Director: Jeff Nathanson | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Alec Baldwin, Toni Collette, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 3,922 | Gross: $0.46M

2. The TV Set (2006)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama

65 Metascore

The story of a TV pilot as it goes through the Network TV process of casting, production and finally airing.

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: David Duchovny, Sigourney Weaver, Ioan Gruffudd, Judy Greer

Votes: 5,227 | Gross: $0.27M

3. In the Darkness (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 59 min | Thriller

A search and rescue team is called out to find two missing boys who have seemingly vanished without a trace in a remote, fire ravaged, mountain range. As the effort to find the missing ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Robinson | Stars: Shawn Parsons, Shawna Kaszer, Wesley Freitas, Mark Sult

Votes: 39

4. Winter Passing (2005)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

56 Metascore

Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has... See full summary »

Director: Adam Rapp | Stars: Ed Harris, Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell, Darrell Larson

Votes: 7,656 | Gross: $0.10M

5. Dream Man (1995 Video)

R | 94 min | Thriller

Kris is a homicide cop with psychic abilities. She works to prove that the prime suspect in her latest case (the much younger husband of the millionaire victim) is innocent. But are her ... See full summary »

Director: René Bonnière | Stars: Patsy Kensit, Bruce Greenwood, Andrew McCarthy, Denise Crosby

Votes: 231

6. Em (2008)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

Instinctive mutual attraction brings Josh and Amanda together, but when that initial attraction blossoms into a rich romance, and the two decide to start a new life and a home together, secrets from the past emerge.

Director: Tony Barbieri | Stars: Nathan Wetherington, Stef Willen, Jenny Gabrielle, Sean Kaysen

Votes: 203

8. Shattered Lives (2009 Video)

R | 85 min | Horror

Her fears and inability to cope with the harsh realities of life becoming so intense that they manifest themselves in an altered state of reality, a schizophrenic girl begins taking orders ... See full summary »

Director: Carl Lindbergh | Stars: Lindsey Leino, Joe Stezar, Skyler Caleb, Ellyse Deanna

Votes: 292

9. The Garlock Incident (2012)

78 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

On December 16th, 2011, eight people on their way to Las Vegas stopped in the ghost town of Garlock, California. This footage documents what happened.

Director: Evan Cholfin | Stars: Ana Lily Amirpour, Adam Chambers, Sean Durrie, Joy Howard

Votes: 195

10. After Darkness (1985)

R | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

To salve his guilty conscience, an elder brother removes his disturbed younger sibling from a mental institution after a suicide attempt, and tries to bring him back to mental competency ... See full summary »

Directors: Sergio Guerraz, Dominique Othenin-Girard | Stars: John Hurt, Julian Sands, Victoria Abril, Pamela Salem

Votes: 143

11. Shevil (the Girlfriend from Hell) (2010)

Not Rated | 13 min | Short, Comedy, Horror

Dave's life is normal, until he makes the worst mistake of his life: telling his girlfriend that he loves her. With these words embedded in her mind she develops into a full-blown 'stage ... See full summary »

Director: Joel Ashton McCarthy | Stars: Bryant H. Boesen, Christopher Aitken, Kyla Murphy

Votes: 17

12. Stricken (2010)

PG-13 | 90 min | Thriller

After her mother's death and her father's brutal suicide, 25 year old Sarah Black fears she is losing her grip on reality. She is haunted by nightmares and terrifying visions, and she can't... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Sconce | Stars: David Fine, Stephanie French, Christina L. Tellifson, Fragino M. Arola

Votes: 175

13. The Explorers Guild

Adventure | Announced

A powerful, semi-secret society whose members are devoted to the greatest adventure of all time - discovering the knowledge that lies beyond the ends of the known world.

14. King, Murray (1969)

88 min | Documentary

A successful Long Island insurance salesman takes a filmmaker on a three-day trip to Las Vegas.

Directors: Jonathan Gordon, David Hoffman | Stars: Murray Ramsey King, Lora Kaye, Jackie Morris, Gloria Riegger

Votes: 6

15. Enigma (2001)

R | 119 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

64 Metascore

A young genius frantically races against time to crack an enemy code and solve the mystery surrounding the woman he loves.

Director: Michael Apted | Stars: Dougray Scott, Kate Winslet, Saffron Burrows, Jeremy Northam

Votes: 18,746 | Gross: $4.30M

16. 2012 (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 158 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

49 Metascore

A frustrated writer struggles to keep his family alive when a series of global catastrophes threatens to annihilate mankind.

Director: Roland Emmerich | Stars: John Cusack, Thandie Newton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Amanda Peet

Votes: 313,000 | Gross: $166.11M

17. Young Ones (2014)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama, Romance

47 Metascore

Set in the future when water is hard to find, a teenage boy sets out to protect his family and survive.

Director: Jake Paltrow | Stars: Nicholas Hoult, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Shannon, Elle Fanning

Votes: 8,302

18. Listen Up Philip (2014)

Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

76 Metascore

Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Ross Perry | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Elisabeth Moss, Jonathan Pryce, Krysten Ritter

Votes: 5,447 | Gross: $0.14M

19. Private Violence (2014)

TV-14 | 80 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

69 Metascore

Oklahoma Cop Deanna was kidnapped by Robbie, her estranged husband, and beaten in the cab of his truck over a harrowing four-day journey. They were pulled over by police and she was taken ... See full summary »

Director: Cynthia Hill | Stars: Kit Gruelle, Deanna Walters, Stacy Cox, Kimlani Ford

Votes: 184

20. In Secret (2013)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

47 Metascore

Thérèse grows up with her aunt and cousin. Around 1860 the aunt decides they move to Paris and that her son and Thérèse get married. The joy- and loveless life changes when her husband brings a friend home. The affair turns ugly for all.

Director: Charlie Stratton | Stars: Elizabeth Olsen, Tom Felton, Jessica Lange, Oscar Isaac

Votes: 6,511 | Gross: $0.42M

21. Clouds of Sils Maria (2014)

R | 124 min | Drama

78 Metascore

A film star comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself while starring in a revival of the play that launched her career.

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Chloë Grace Moretz, Lars Eidinger

Votes: 23,087 | Gross: $1.81M

22. The Narrows (2008)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

19 year old Brooklyn boy Mike tries to balance a scholarship to NYU and his sophisticated Italian neighborhood roots, as well as a eager-to-marry girlfriend, a proud father and a less lawful transport job. After a Tim McLoughlin's novel.

Director: François Velle | Stars: Kevin Zegers, Vincent D'Onofrio, Sophia Bush, Eddie Cahill

Votes: 1,387

23. Afternoon Delight (2013)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

50 Metascore

Rachel is a quick-witted and lovable stay-at-home mom. Frustrated with the realities of preschool auctions, a lackluster sex life and career that's gone kaput, Rachel visits a strip club to... See full summary »

Director: Jill Soloway | Stars: Kathryn Hahn, Josh Radnor, Juno Temple, Jane Lynch

Votes: 8,461 | Gross: $0.17M

24. At the House of Madness (2008 Video)

Not Rated | 88 min | Horror, Mystery

In the spirit of "Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)," AT THE HOUSE OF MADNESS is a new "old" horror movie, complete with print damage, bad splices (drinking game, anyone?), and a preview... See full summary »

Director: Steve Sessions | Stars: Donna Hamblin, Deanna Meske, Tim Tanner, Lucien Eisenach

Votes: 42

25. Butterfly Dreaming (2008)

85 min | Drama, Fantasy

Anxious dreams, hallucinations, and paranoid reality torment a young math professor in the aftermath of his wife's death in a car accident. As madness, addiction and affairs send the story ... See full summary »

Director: Rufus Williams | Stars: Andrew Bowen, Ken Michelman, Toan Le, Kristen Manning

Votes: 115

26. Shadow in the Trees (2007)

110 min | Thriller

A young boy from the small town of Prospect, Oregon is plagued by the mysterious disappearance of his father. In a desperate search for answers, he finds himself on the trail of a fabled creature and closer to the horrific truth.

Director: Chris W. Smith | Stars: Madeline Alexander, Tresa Bell, Travis Cabral, Travis Cabral

Votes: 44

27. Echo Lake (2000)

90 min | Drama

In this naturalistic horror story, Todd Witham and Harrison Coe play two brothers who have long had a stormy relationship. The brothers set out for a long hike through the wilderness of ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Story | Stars: Todd Witham, Harrison Coe, Asja Pavlovic

28. Now You Know (2002)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Romance

On the eve of his bachelor party, a man learns his fiancee wants to call off the wedding. The unmarried couple returns to New Jersey to sort out their relationship.

Director: Jeff Anderson | Stars: Jeff Anderson, Suzette Andrea, Todd Babcock, Earl Boen

Votes: 1,530

29. Dawn of the Crescent Moon (2014)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A group of college students travel to a small Texas town to research the Legend of Blood Lake, an obscure folktale forged by events surrounding the horrible massacre of a Comanche village.

Director: Kirk Loudon | Stars: Barry Corbin, Brooke Coleman, Kurt Cole, Johnny Walter

Votes: 41

30. Skinwalker Ranch (2013)

R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

A scientific research team investigates and documents the supernatural phenomena surrounding the disappearance of a cattle ranchers 10 year old son. Inspired by true events that shocked the paranormal community around the world.

Directors: Devin McGinn, Steve Berg | Stars: Britani Bateman Underwood, Taylor Bateman, Steve Berg, Michael Black

Votes: 3,557

31. Bloodline (II) (2013)

R | 88 min | Horror

A seminary student discovers his bloodline is sought by evil.

Director: Matt Thompson | Stars: Matt Thompson, Kimberly Alexander, Jesse Kristofferson, Gina Comparetto

Votes: 285

32. The Red House (II) (2014)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A young woman who has just inherited a remote house in the woods invites her friends along for a vacation as she checks out the place. But their recreation is soon interrupted by torture, madness and murder...

Director: Gregory Avellone | Stars: Kate French, Brendan Wayne, John Otrin, Yvette Yates

Votes: 262

33. Swerve (2011)

R | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

42 Metascore

Colin happens upon a road accident where he finds a dead man, a beautiful woman, and a suitcase full of money. After trying to do the right thing he soon finds himself caught up in a dangerous scheme.

Director: Craig Lahiff | Stars: Jason Clarke, Emma Booth, David Lyons, Travis McMahon

Votes: 1,590

34. The Black Door (2001)

96 min | Horror

Seattle, USA, 1999. At the demand of MEG, a camera crew investigates the strange course of events that brought STEVEN H., her boyfriend, to be hospitalized. Steven's condition is serious. ... See full summary »

Director: Kit Wong | Stars: Sergio Gallinaro, Staci Tara Moore, Kevin Blatch, John Hainsworth

Votes: 220

35. The Collingswood Story (2002)

Unrated | 80 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A young girl staying in touch with her boyfriend via a webcam discovers an unimaginable horror linked to the house she just moved into.

Director: Michael Costanza | Stars: Stephanie Dees, Johnny Burton, Diane Behrens, Grant Edmonds

Votes: 1,165

36. The Burningmoore Incident (2010)

86 min | Horror, Thriller

The cameras filming a TV pilot capture the brutal killings of a home renovation crew.

Director: Jonathan Williams | Stars: Tim Gallin, Geoff Tate, Jen Weissenberg, Tony Guida

Votes: 76

37. Hunting the Legend (2014)

Not Rated | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

In 2008, a deer hunter was taken by something in the Alabama woods. Only his rifle, blood and a 16" footprint were left behind... Five years later, his son seeks revenge.

Director: Justin Steeley | Stars: Christopher Copeland, Hannah Wallace, Jeff Causey, Justin Steeley

Votes: 247

38. Cloudland

Horror | Announced

A young journalist investigates a religious cult's prophecy after the supernatural death of his younger sister.

Director: Eduardo Sánchez | Star: Renee Pezzotta

39. Lost After Dark (2015)

Not Rated | 89 min | Horror

In this clever homage to '80s slasher films, a group of teenagers looking to party get stranded when their ride breaks down and end up being stalked by a cannibalistic killer.

Director: Ian Kessner | Stars: Sarah Fisher, Mark Wiebe, Jesse Camacho, Kendra Leigh Timmins

Votes: 1,536

40. Another (2014)

Not Rated | 80 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

A beautiful young woman is driven into a dark underworld of demonic possession, desire, and extreme indulgences when she learns she may be the devil's kin.

Director: Jason Bognacki | Stars: Maria Olsen, Paulie Rojas Redding, Nancy Wolfe, Michael St. Michaels

Votes: 448

41. Dark Cove (2016)

Not Rated | 84 min | Adventure, Thriller

Five friends go camping on the rugged coast of Vancouver Island, Canada. Things start to go seriously wrong while partying with two Australian surfers.

Director: Rob Willey | Stars: Cameron Crosby, Rob Willey, Montanna McNalley, Ty Stokoe

Votes: 541

42. The Other Side of Sleep (2011)

88 min | Drama, Mystery

Rebecca Daly's first feature film The Other Side of Sleep is the haunting journey of Arlene (Antonia Campell Hughes). Arlene is a ghost in her own life. She lives in a small town in the ... See full summary »

Director: Rebecca Daly | Stars: Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Sam Keeley, Cathy Belton, Olwen Fouéré

Votes: 167

43. The Lucifer Effect (2017)

Documentary, Horror, Thriller

The film centers around 8 people, from all warps of life, who thought they had bought a 'movie role' in a horror film, only to be locked inside the haunted mental asylum to test "The Lucifer Effect" experiment.

Director: Tim Burke | Star: Anouska O'Hara

44. The Last Light (2011)

R | 85 min | Horror

Sealing up an abandoned old peoples home that is being destroyed by teenagers, is the final job for a Maintenance man before his dream holiday. But is it the kids, or something else, that is preventing the job from being completed.

Director: George Clarke | Stars: Robert Render, Jo Lamont-Crawford, Vivian Jamison, Leo Clarke

Votes: 131

45. Demon Legacy (2014)

TV-MA | 93 min | Horror

In a remote mountain lodge, five sorority sisters accidentally unleash an unholy entity, and must battle evil and each other to stop it from devouring mankind.

Director: Rand Vossler | Stars: Matthew Currie Holmes, AnnaMaria Demara, Eileen Dietz, Angelita Franco

Votes: 368

46. Off Season (II) (2012)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Thriller

Sylvie Stone takes refuge in an isolated beach hideaway after her husband is convicted of a sweeping act of financial fraud. A series of frightening occurrences lead her to discover she's being stalked by a mysterious presence.

Director: Katie Carman-Lehach | Stars: Elizabeth Lee, Kimani Shillingford, Abe Koogler, Dan Odell

Votes: 36

47. Collar (II) (2017)

Not Rated | Crime, Drama

Timothy James 'TJ' Williams (David Wilson) is a streetwise detective whose checkered career, family life and long standing friendship with the would-be mayor, police chief Hamilton Markham ... See full summary »

Director: David Wilson | Stars: Tom Sizemore, David Wilson, Rebecca De Mornay, Richard Roundtree

Votes: 14

48. Complacent (2012)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

Two close sisters, Myah and Beth, struggle with their differences in life and in the older sister's mentally abusive marriage, until the complacent lives of Beth and their married friends ... See full summary »

Director: Steven R. Monroe | Stars: Cerina Vincent, Kerri Green, Joey Kern, Keir O'Donnell

Votes: 68

49. San Andreas (2015)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

43 Metascore

In the aftermath of a massive earthquake in California, a rescue-chopper pilot makes a dangerous journey with his ex-wife across the state in order to rescue his daughter.

Director: Brad Peyton | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Colton Haynes

Votes: 175,747 | Gross: $155.19M

50. Entourage (2015)

R | 104 min | Comedy

38 Metascore

Movie star Vincent Chase, together with his boys Eric, Turtle, and Johnny, are back - and back in business with super agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold on a risky project that will serve as Vince's directorial debut.

Director: Doug Ellin | Stars: Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Jerry Ferrara, Kevin Dillon

Votes: 68,510 | Gross: $32.36M