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1. Child's Play (1988)

R | 87 min | Horror, Thriller

6.6
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58 Metascore

A single mother gives her son a much sought-after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.

Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, Brad Dourif

Votes: 80,866 | Gross: $33.24M

2. Star Trek (2009)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.9
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82 Metascore

The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful Romulan from the future creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.

Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Leonard Nimoy

Votes: 560,737 | Gross: $257.73M

3. Willow (1988)

PG | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.3
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47 Metascore

A reluctant dwarf must play a critical role in protecting a special baby from an evil queen.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Jean Marsh

Votes: 94,397 | Gross: $57.27M

4. Triangle (2009)

R | 99 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller

6.9
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A group of friends suffer a yachting accident and take refuge on a cruise drifting on the open sea, but quickly realize they were better off on the upturned yacht

Director: Christopher Smith | Stars: Melissa George, Joshua McIvor, Jack Taylor, Michael Dorman

Votes: 92,410

5. Galaxy of Terror (1981)

R | 81 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

5.1
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38 Metascore

Science fiction suspense thriller, in which a rescue space ship crew meets up with horrors projected by their own imaginations.

Director: Bruce D. Clark | Stars: Edward Albert, Erin Moran, Ray Walston, Bernard Behrens

Votes: 5,919

6. The Invisible Man (1933)

Not Rated | 71 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.7
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A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan, Henry Travers

Votes: 26,849

7. Strangers on a Train (1951)

PG | 101 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller

8.0
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88 Metascore

A psychopath forces a tennis star to comply with his theory that two strangers can get away with murder.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, Ruth Roman, Leo G. Carroll

Votes: 116,107 | Gross: $7.63M

8. The Hot Spot (1990)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.4
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56 Metascore

Upon arriving to a small town, a drifter quickly gets into trouble with the local authorities- and the local women- after he robs a bank.

Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Connelly, Charles Martin Smith

Votes: 9,702 | Gross: $1.29M

9. Dead of Night (1945)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror

7.7
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Architect Walter Craig (Mervyn Johns) senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.

Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer | Stars: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver, Mary Merrall

Votes: 9,833

10. Boredom (1998)

122 min | Romance, Drama

6.1
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59 Metascore

Martin is a middle-aged philosophy teacher in the midst of a mid-life crisis. Lacking direction or purpose in his life, he initiates an affair with Cécilia, a young artist's model who might... See full summary »

Director: Cédric Kahn | Stars: Charles Berling, Sophie Guillemin, Arielle Dombasle, Robert Kramer

Votes: 1,842 | Gross: $0.04M

11. Malice (1993)

R | 107 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A tale about a happily married couple who would like to have children. Tracy teaches art, Andy's a college dean. Things are never the same after she is taken to hospital and operated upon by Jed, a "know all" doctor.

Director: Harold Becker | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman, Bill Pullman, Bebe Neuwirth

Votes: 21,272 | Gross: $46.04M

12. The Phantom of the Opera (1989)

R | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Music

5.5
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A young soprano becomes the obsession of a horribly disfigured composer, who has plans for those who oppose him or the young singer.

Director: Dwight H. Little | Stars: Robert Englund, Jill Schoelen, Alex Hyde-White, Bill Nighy

Votes: 3,470 | Gross: $3.95M

13. The Chumscrubber (2005)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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41 Metascore

A darkly satiric story about life crumbling in the midst of a seemingly idyllic suburbia.

Director: Arie Posin | Stars: Jamie Bell, Allison Janney, Rory Culkin, Glenn Close

Votes: 17,486 | Gross: $0.05M

14. Badlapur (2015)

Not Rated | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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An innocent man turns brutal when his family gets killed in a bank robbery and one of the perpetrators escapes. 15 years later, he begins his deadly game of vengeance.

Director: Sriram Raghavan | Stars: Varun Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Yami Gautam, Huma Qureshi

Votes: 19,946 | Gross: $0.37M

15. Hangover Square (1945)

Approved | 77 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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A promising classical musician finds his life poisoned by a music hall dancer -- and by the strange gaps in his memory.

Director: John Brahm | Stars: Laird Cregar, Linda Darnell, George Sanders, Glenn Langan

Votes: 2,254

16. Population 436 (2006 Video)

R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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A census-taker (Sisto) is sent to investigate why a certain small town has had the same population -- 436 residents -- for the last 100 years.

Director: Michelle MacLaren | Stars: David Ames, Leigh Enns, Susan Kelso, Rick Skene

Votes: 10,422

17. The Beast with Five Fingers (1946)

Approved | 88 min | Horror, Mystery

6.6
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In a turn-of-the-century Renaissance Italian mansion, its tyrannical owner, a one-handed, wheelchair-bound pianist, with a strong belief in the occult, is murdered.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Robert Alda, Andrea King, Peter Lorre, Victor Francen

Votes: 2,106

18. Blackout (IV) (2008)

R | 120 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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Three people from different walks of life find themselves trapped inside a stalled elevator. What at first seems like an inconvenience rapidly escalates into a nightmare.

Director: Rigoberto Castañeda | Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Aidan Gillen, Armie Hammer, Katie Stuart

Votes: 3,532

19. The Fifth Cord (1971)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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An alcoholic journalist finds himself on the trail of a murderer after the police make him a suspect in their investigation.

Director: Luigi Bazzoni | Stars: Franco Nero, Silvia Monti, Wolfgang Preiss, Ira von Fürstenberg

Votes: 1,418

20. The Flesh Eaters (1964)

Unrated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.9
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A group of young adults trapped on a desert island find the water inhabited by a violent form of flesh-eating organisms.

Director: Jack Curtis | Stars: Martin Kosleck, Byron Sanders, Barbara Wilkin, Rita Morley

Votes: 918

21. Murder Syndrome (1981)

Not Rated | 92 min | Horror, Mystery

5.3
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Michael is a successful actor, but he has a scandal in his past: at a tender age he knifed his father to death. He and his girlfriend Deborah go to his mother's for the weekend, and are ... See full summary »

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Stefano Patrizi, Martine Brochard, Henri Garcin, Laura Gemser

Votes: 538

22. Curse of the Puppet Master (1998 Video)

R | 90 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance

4.1
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A scientist attempts to master the art of transferring people's souls into puppets.

Directors: David DeCoteau, Jeff Burr | Stars: George Peck, Emily Harrison, Josh Green, Michael Guerin

Votes: 2,284

23. Deewangee (2002)

169 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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Raj is one of city's top lawyer known never to loose a case.He his introduced to Sargam during the launch of her new album by Ashwin Mehta owner of a music company.Next day Ashwin is found ... See full summary »

Director: Anees Bazmee | Stars: Ajay Devgn, Akshaye Khanna, Urmila Matondkar, Farida Jalal

Votes: 2,274

24. In the Name of (2013)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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52 Metascore

Gay priest with talent to straighten out delinquent lads can remain effectual only so long as not even a hint of his orientation is revealed or suggested.

Director: Malgorzata Szumowska | Stars: Andrzej Chyra, Mateusz Kosciukiewicz, Maja Ostaszewska, Lukasz Simlat

Votes: 2,459

25. Number 17 (1932)

TV-PG | 66 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

5.8
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A gang of thieves gather at a safe house following a robbery, but a detective is on their trail.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Leon M. Lion, Anne Grey, John Stuart, Donald Calthrop

Votes: 4,176

26. Mesmerized (1985)

PG | 94 min | Drama

4.8
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An orphaned New Zealand girl married to an older, wealthy businessman learns to deal with his strange sexual desires.

Director: Michael Laughlin | Stars: Jodie Foster, John Lithgow, Michael Murphy, Dan Shor

Votes: 741

27. Berlin Express (1948)

Approved | 87 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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A multinational group of train passengers become involved in a post-World War II Nazi assassination plot.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Merle Oberon, Robert Ryan, Charles Korvin, Paul Lukas

Votes: 2,601

28. Murder by Contract (1958)

Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.4
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Claude is a ruthless and efficient contract killer - until he finds his next target is a woman.

Director: Irving Lerner | Stars: Vince Edwards, Phillip Pine, Herschel Bernardi, Caprice Toriel

Votes: 2,142

29. Will to Die (1971)

R | 82 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

2.8
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In order to qualify to inherit the family fortune, the four heirs, their in-laws, and the household servants must spend the night in the family estate. However, during the night someone starts killing them off.

Director: Carl Monson | Stars: Rodolfo Acosta, Merry Anders, Norman Bartold, Ivy Bethune

Votes: 643

30. Sabse Bada Khiladi (1995)

Unrated | 162 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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Watch as Inspector Vijay goes about gathering evidence that will tie Amit and Sunita to Lallu's murder, while they prove that Lallu is non-existent.

Director: Umesh Mehra | Stars: Akshay Kumar, Mamta Kulkarni, Mohnish Bahl, Avtar Gill

Votes: 4,106

31. Rulers of the City (1976)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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Two small-time hoodlums plot to get even with a treacherous boss who is intent on monopolizing all criminal activity within Rome.

Director: Fernando Di Leo | Stars: Jack Palance, Al Cliver, Harry Baer, Gisela Hahn

Votes: 708

32. Aksar 2 (2017)

127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

3.7
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A husband's plan to break up his marriage so that he can be with another woman backfires with unexpected consequences.

Director: Ananth Narayan Mahadevan | Stars: Zareen Khan, Gautam Rode, Lillete Dubey, Mukesh Hariawala

Votes: 362

33. Salvage (2006)

Not Rated | 80 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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Claire Parker is going to die. At the hands of a sadistic and depraved killer, she will endure a terrifying, unimaginable brutal death--and it will all happen again. After being beaten, ... See full summary »

Directors: Jeff Crook, Josh Crook | Stars: Lauren Currie Lewis, Chris Ferry, Cody Darbe, Maureen Olander

Votes: 2,433

34. Scene of the Crime (1986)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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In the woods, a 13-year-old boy is grabbed by an escaped convict and told to bring money later that day. The boy does as he's told, only to be attacked by the convict's partner. A murder ... See full summary »

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Nicolas Giraudi, Catherine Deneuve, Danielle Darrieux, Wadeck Stanczak

Votes: 711 | Gross: $0.16M

35. The Nutcracker (1995 Video)

Not Rated | 47 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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It is Christmas Eve, and the Stahlbaum family is happily unwrapping their Christmas gifts. After all the merriment, seven-year-old Marie receives a very special gift--a mysterious ... See full summary »

Directors: Toshiyuki Hiruma, Takashi | Stars: Tony Ail, Nathan Aswell, Kathleen Barr, Lillian Carlson

Votes: 121

36. Si yiu (1981)

81 min | Horror, Thriller

6.4
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A necrophiliac killer is murdering the prostitutes at Madame Lan's brothel.

Director: Chih-Hung Kuei | Stars: Ni Tien, Jung Wang, Tsui Ling Yu, Siu-Kwan Lau

Votes: 247

37. Samrajyam (1990)

122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.3
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The movie narrates the story of an underworld Don's upraise and fall.

Director: Jomon | Stars: Asokan, Vishnu, Mammootty, Captain Raju

Votes: 399

38. Blind Fear (1989)

R | 90 min | Crime, Thriller

4.7
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A blind employee at a New England lodge is in danger when a gang of killers arrives to stay at the lodge.

Director: Tom Berry | Stars: Shelley Hack, Jack Langedijk, Kim Coates, Heidi von Palleske

Votes: 150

39. Fever (1988)

R | 84 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller

5.6
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Policeman (Bill Hunter) discovers a suitcase full of drug money during the normal course of his duties. The temptation to keep the money leads to an ever deepening set of circumstances.

Director: Craig Lahiff | Stars: Bill Hunter, Gary Sweet, Mary Regan, Jim Holt

Votes: 81

40. Do You Know This Voice? (1964)

80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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In England, two criminals kidnap a child for ransom and make their ransom demands in a disguised voice from a phone booth.

Director: Frank Nesbitt | Stars: Dan Duryea, Isa Miranda, Gwen Watford, Peter Madden

Votes: 176

41. Stones of Death (1988)

R | 88 min | Horror

4.4
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The residents of a housing development find themselves in trouble after they discover that their development was built on top of a sacred aboriginal graveyard, on which a curse was placed upon anyone who disturbed it.

Director: James Bogle | Stars: Zoe Carides, Tom Jennings, Eric Oldfield, Kerry McKay

Votes: 133

42. A Gap in the Skin (2004)

77 min | Drama

4.8
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A young couple go on the run after the murder of his mother.

Director: Takahisa Zeze | Stars: Fujiko, Kenji Otani, Jitsuko Yoshimura, Daisuke Iijima

Votes: 51

43. 19 (2000)

83 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Stylish road movie in which a kidnapped youth becomes friends with his abductors.

Director: Kazushi Watanabe | Stars: Daijiro Kawaoka, Kazushi Watanabe, Takeo Noro, Ryo Shinmyo

Votes: 516

44. The Way Out (2014)

103 min | Drama

6.4
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The Way Out tells a story of a young Romani couple, Zaneta and David, the parents of little Janicka. Their efforts to live a decent and dignified life run up against the "Romani social trap... See full summary »

Director: Petr Václav | Stars: Klaudia Dudová, David Istok, Milan Cifra, Zdenek Godla

Votes: 142

45. Bhaiyyajaan (2016)

TV-MA | 57 min | Action, Drama

6.2
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Violence against the guilty becomes the weapon of an independent filmmaker after his film becomes a victim of piracy before its official release.

Director: Prashast Singh | Star: Prashast Singh

Votes: 6

46. Justice League (2001–2004)
Episode: A Knight of Shadows: Part II (2002)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.9
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The diabolical Le Fays finally obtain the Stone and plan to use it to revert England back to Medieval Times; Wonder Woman resists the advantage of Harv Hickman-just before he is turned into a parasite.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Susan Eisenberg, Carl Lumbly, Michael Rosenbaum

Votes: 360

47. Banshee (2013–2016)
Episode: A Mixture of Madness (2013)

TV-MA | 57 min | Action, Crime, Drama

9.0
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Rabbit sends a hit squad after Lucas. He is saved by an unlikely ally. Lucas makes a decision that will have dramatic consequences on many people in Banshee. Job, Carrie, Sugar and the three deputies go after Lucas.

Director: Miguel Sapochnik | Stars: Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Ulrich Thomsen, Frankie Faison

Votes: 1,549

48. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
Episode: A Time to Kill (1957)

TV-14 | 30 min | Western

7.7
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A son of a dead man accused of robbing a Wells Fargo stage discovers an empty strong box in the attic of his farmhouse. The boy is still convinced that his father has been falsely accused and hopes Jim Hardie finds the real culprits.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Dale Robertson, Rachel Ames, Robert Rockwell, Brad Morrow

Votes: 33

49. Kojak (2005)
Episode: All Bets Off: Part 1 (2005)

Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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The murder of a real estate developer leads Kojak to the man's lover and Kojak's personal friend, Kate McNeil, which unfortunately makes her jealous husband and Kojak's boss, Captain Frank McNeil, the prime suspect.

Director: Colin Bucksey | Stars: Ving Rhames, Chazz Palminteri, Roselyn Sanchez, Michael Kelly

Votes: 10

50. Banshee (2013–2016)
Episode: Always the Cowboy (2013)

TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Hood rushes Ana to the hospital after finding her badly beaten and suffering. Rabbit comes to Banshee. An injured and distraught Ana rushes to find her children. However, she is too late to prevent Rabbit from kidnapping Max.

Director: Miguel Sapochnik | Stars: Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Ulrich Thomsen, Frankie Faison

Votes: 1,249



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