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1. Invaders from Mars (1953)

Approved | 78 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A young boy learns that space aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings.

Director: William Cameron Menzies | Stars: Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Jimmy Hunt, Leif Erickson

Votes: 6,053

2. The War of the Worlds (1953)

G | 85 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A small town in California is attacked by Martians, beginning a worldwide invasion.

Director: Byron Haskin | Stars: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite

Votes: 28,239 | Gross: $4.36M

3. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

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

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

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Votes: 38,804

4. Blood Feast (1963)

Not Rated | 67 min | Horror

An Egyptian caterer kills various women in suburban Miami to use their body parts to bring to life a dormant Egyptian goddess, while an inept police detective tries to track him down.

Director: Herschell Gordon Lewis | Stars: William Kerwin, Mal Arnold, Connie Mason, Lyn Bolton

Votes: 4,782 | Gross: $4.00M

5. Trilogy of Terror (1975 TV Movie)

Unrated | 72 min | Horror, Thriller

Three bizarre horror stories all of which star Karen Black in four different roles playing tormented women.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Karen Black, Robert Burton, John Karlen, George Gaynes

Votes: 4,572

6. The Hills Have Eyes (1977)

R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller

64 Metascore

On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Suze Lanier-Bramlett, Robert Houston, John Steadman, Janus Blythe

Votes: 25,024 | Gross: $25.00M

7. The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)

R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller

A group of bikers, heading to a race, become stranded in the desert and find themselves fighting off a family of inbred cannibals who live off the land.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Robert Houston, David Nichols, Virginia Vincent, James Whitworth

Votes: 4,728

8. Don't Go in the House (1979)

R | 82 min | Horror

A disturbed young man who was burned as a child by his sadistic mother stalks women with a flamethrower.

Director: Joseph Ellison | Stars: Dan Grimaldi, Charles Bonet, Bill Ricci, Robert Carnegie

Votes: 3,004

9. Humanoids from the Deep (1980)

R | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Scientific experiments backfire and produce horrific mutations: half man, half fish, which terrorize a small fishing village by killing the men and raping the women.

Directors: Barbara Peeters, Jimmy T. Murakami | Stars: Doug McClure, Ann Turkel, Vic Morrow, Cindy Weintraub

Votes: 5,868

10. Alligator II: The Mutation (1991)

PG-13 | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A giant alligator runs riot in a small town with a lake connected to a sewer/drainage system. Typical plot; nobody believes the sightings until lots of people have been killed.

Director: Jon Hess | Stars: Joseph Bologna, Dee Wallace, Richard Lynch, Woody Brown

Votes: 1,705

11. Scanners II: The New Order (1991)

R | 104 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

A scanner discovers a plot by renegade elements in the city government to take power with the help of evil scanners.

Director: Christian Duguay | Stars: David Hewlett, Deborah Raffin, Yvan Ponton, Isabelle Mejias

Votes: 2,337

12. Scanners III: The Takeover (1991 Video)

R | 101 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

A young female scanner turns from a sweet young thing into a murderous, power-crazed villain after she takes an experimental drug developed by her father. Her brother, who is also a scanner... See full summary »

Director: Christian Duguay | Stars: Liliana Komorowska, Valérie Valois, Steve Parrish, Colin Fox

Votes: 1,549

13. Howling III (1987)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror

A strange race of human-like marsupials appear suddenly in Australia, and a sociologist who studies these creatures falls in love with a female one. Is this a dangerous combination?

Director: Philippe Mora | Stars: Barry Otto, William Yang, Imogen Annesley, Deby Wightman

Votes: 3,786

14. Howling IV: The Original Nightmare (1988 Video)

R | 94 min | Horror

A successful author moves to a new town after suffering a mental breakdown and is tormented by demons and werewolves.

Directors: John Hough, Clive Turner | Stars: Romy Windsor, Michael T. Weiss, Antony Hamilton, Susanne Severeid

Votes: 2,139

15. Howling V: The Rebirth (1989)

R | 96 min | Horror

A group of strangers visit an ancient Hungarian castle and bring along a werewolf.

Director: Neal Sundstrom | Stars: Phil Davis, Victoria Catlin, Elizabeth Shé, Ben Cole

Votes: 1,973

16. Howling VI: The Freaks (1991 Video)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

A villainous carnival owner traps a young werewolf to include in his growing menagerie of inhuman exhibits.

Director: Hope Perello | Stars: Brendan Hughes, Michele Matheson, Sean Sullivan, Antonio Fargas

Votes: 1,625

17. Cat People (1982)

R | 118 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

62 Metascore

A young woman's sexual awakening brings horror when she discovers her urges transform her into a monstrous black leopard.

Director: Paul Schrader | Stars: Nastassja Kinski, Malcolm McDowell, John Heard, Annette O'Toole

Votes: 16,403 | Gross: $7.00M

18. Possession (1981)

R | 124 min | Drama, Horror

A woman starts exhibiting increasingly disturbing behavior after asking her husband for a divorce. Suspicions of infidelity soon give way to something much more sinister.

Director: Andrzej Zulawski | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen, Heinz Bennent

Votes: 18,116 | Gross: $1.11M

19. Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008 Video)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

Camp Manabe is where kids torment each other but people soon start turning up dead.

Director: Robert Hiltzik | Stars: Vincent Pastore, Michael Gibney, Paul DeAngelo, Jonathan Tiersten

Votes: 3,183

20. The Company of Wolves (1984)

R | 95 min | Horror, Fantasy

A teenage girl in a country manor falls asleep while reading a magazine, and has a disturbing dream involving wolves prowling the woods below her bedroom window.

Director: Neil Jordan | Stars: Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Graham Crowden

Votes: 12,892 | Gross: $4.39M

21. Maximum Overdrive (1986)

R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

24 Metascore

A group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal.

Director: Stephen King | Stars: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 26,140 | Gross: $7.43M

22. Killer Workout (1987)

R | 85 min | Horror

Two years ago, a young woman named Valerie was burned after entering a tanning salon. Now, her twin sister, Rhonda, runs a local gym where, all of a sudden, people are being murdered.

Director: David A. Prior | Stars: Marcia Karr, David Campbell, Fritz Matthews, Ted Prior

Votes: 1,114

23. The Hidden (1987)

R | 96 min | Action, Crime, Horror

Law abiding people suddenly become violent criminals. A cop and an FBI agent race for answers in this sci-fi thriller.

Director: Jack Sholder | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Nouri, Claudia Christian, Clarence Felder

Votes: 14,687 | Gross: $9.75M

24. The Blob (1958)

Not Rated | 86 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

An alien lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows.

Directors: Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr., Russell S. Doughten Jr. | Stars: Steve McQueen, Aneta Corsaut, Earl Rowe, Olin Howland

Votes: 18,987

25. Elves (1989)

PG-13 | 89 min | Horror

A young woman discovers that she is the focus of an evil Nazi experiment involving selective breeding and summoned elves, an attempt to create a race of supermen. She and two of her friends... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Mandel | Stars: Dan Haggerty, Julie Austin, Deanna Lund, Borah Silver

Votes: 901

26. Retro Puppet Master (1999 Video)

PG-13 | 80 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

In the late nineteenth century, an Ancient Egyptian sorcerer discovers the art of transferring the souls of the dead into inanimate objects.

Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Greg Sestero, Brigitta Dau, Stephen Blackehart, Jack Donner

Votes: 1,609

27. Puppet Master 4 (1993 Video)

R | 79 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

A young scientist and his friends, upon being attacked by demons, are protected by a gang of animated puppets.

Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Gordon Currie, Chandra West, Ash Adams, Teresa Hill

Votes: 2,282

28. Puppet Master 5 (1994 Video)

R | 82 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

The puppets battle their most powerful enemy yet as they protect their new master from the demon God that created the Secret of Life.

Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Gordon Currie, Chandra West, Ian Ogilvy, Teresa Hill

Votes: 1,885

29. Puppet Master: The Legacy (2003 Video)

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

Peter Hertz, who was rescued from the Nazis as a child by Andre Toulon in the 1940's, is now an old man and has inherited the puppets. He is pursued by an assassin who forces him to tell her the entire history of Toulon and the puppets.

Director: Charles Band | Stars: Jacob Witkin, Kate Orsini, Ian Abercrombie, Sage Allen

Votes: 1,024

30. Curse of the Puppet Master (1998 Video)

R | 90 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance

A scientist attempts to master the art of transferring people's souls into puppets.

Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: George Peck, Emily Harrison, Josh Green, Michael Guerin

Votes: 2,076

31. Puppet Master: Axis of Evil (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 83 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

During the Second World War, a young man, with the help of some animated puppets, must stop the Nazis who attacked his family and kidnapped his girlfriend.

Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Levi Fiehler, Jenna Gallaher, Taylor M. Graham, Tom Sandoval

Votes: 1,062

32. Puppet Master X: Axis Rising (2012)

Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

Danny and Beth must battle the Nazis after they use the puppets' life-giving serum to create a race of immortal soldiers, as well as some Nazi puppets.

Director: Charles Band | Stars: Kip Canyon, Jean Louise O'Sullivan, Oto Brezina, Scott King

Votes: 742

33. Dollman vs. Demonic Toys (1993 Video)

R | 64 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

Judith Grey teams with Brick Bardo (Dollman) and his girlfriend Ginger to face the evil Demonic Toys for one final battle.

Director: Charles Band | Stars: Tim Thomerson, Tracy Scoggins, Melissa Behr, Phil Fondacaro

Votes: 999

34. Demonic Toys: Personal Demons (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 90 min | Fantasy, Horror

A group of people on a world wide search for oddities find themselves trapped in a nine hundred year old Italian castle when they accidently unleash the Demonic Toys.

Director: William Butler | Stars: Alli Kinzel, Lane Compton, Selene Luna, Michael Citriniti

Votes: 482

35. Brain Dead (1990)

R | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

In a showdown of man versus machine, Martin plunges into a chaotic nightmare trying to save his mind from the megalomaniacal corporation.

Director: Adam Simon | Stars: Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton, Bud Cort, Nicholas Pryor

Votes: 2,913 | Gross: $1.63M

36. Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001 Video)

PG | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

The now famous Burt Gummer returns to his hometown of Perfection, Nevada for the first time in years, but the deadliest Graboid evolution yet forces him to save the town he swore to protect.

Director: Brent Maddock | Stars: Michael Gross, Shawn Christian, Susan Chuang, Charlotte Stewart

Votes: 13,730

37. Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004 Video)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

A prequel to Tremors (1990), this movie tells us about how the town of Perfection, Nevada became founded and how they defended it against the Graboids with the help of Burt Gummer's ancestor, Hiram.

Director: S.S. Wilson | Stars: Michael Gross, Sara Botsford, Billy Drago, Brent Roam

Votes: 9,788

38. Warlock: The Armageddon (1993)

R | 98 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

An order of Druids train their children to battle an evil Warlock determined to unleash Satan upon the world by bringing a collection of six mystic rune stones together.

Director: Anthony Hickox | Stars: Julian Sands, Chris Young, Paula Marshall, Joanna Pacula

Votes: 4,516 | Gross: $3.90M

39. Warlock III: The End of Innocence (1999 Video)

R | 94 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

A college student unexpectedly finds that she has inherited a derelict house. Accompanied by a group of friends, she goes there to clear it of heir-looms before the structure is demolished.... See full summary »

Director: Eric Freiser | Stars: Bruce Payne, Ashley Laurence, Paul Francis, Jan Schweiterman

Votes: 1,550

40. Skullduggery (1983)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Horror

Simply, Adam is a man who happens to come from a long line of men cursed. He succumbs to the curse, and basically goes on a killing spree.

Director: Ota Richter | Stars: David Calderisi, Wendy Crewson, Thom Haverstock, Pamela Boyd

Votes: 267

41. Dr. Giggles (1992)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

A madman who believes he's a doctor comes to the town where his crazy father was killed, and soon begins murdering people and becoming infatuated with a teenage girl who has a heart condition.

Director: Manny Coto | Stars: Larry Drake, Holly Marie Combs, Cliff De Young, Glenn Quinn

Votes: 4,935 | Gross: $8.40M

42. Hard to Die (1990)

NC-17 | 77 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

While doing the inventory for a lingerie outlet in a high rise office building, five attractive women are terrorised by a series of bizarre killings. They suspect that the strange janitor, ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: Gail Thackray, Karen Mayo-Chandler, Deborah Dutch, Melissa Moore

Votes: 803

43. Witchboard 2 (1993)

R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery

A beautiful young woman starts receiving messages through a ouija board, claiming to be from the former occupant of her apartment. The former tenant claims she's been murdered, but there's ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Tenney | Stars: Ami Dolenz, Christopher Michael Moore, Laraine Newman, Timothy Gibbs

Votes: 1,250 | Gross: $0.17M

44. Queen of the Damned (2002)

R | 101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

30 Metascore

The vampire Lestat becomes a rock star whose music wakes up the queen of all vampires.

Director: Michael Rymer | Stars: Aaliyah, Stuart Townsend, Marguerite Moreau, Vincent Perez

Votes: 47,941 | Gross: $30.34M

45. Night of the Scarecrow (1995)

R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

A group of drunk teenagers accidently set free the spirit of a warlock, which possesses a scarecrow. The scarecrow goes on a bloody rampage killing the descendents of the men who had killed... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Elizabeth Barondes, John Mese, Stephen Root, Bruce Glover

Votes: 885

46. Scream (1981)

R | 82 min | Horror, Mystery