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1. The Nun (2018)

R | 96 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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46 Metascore

A priest with a haunted past and a novice on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate the death of a young nun in Romania and confront a malevolent force in the form of a demonic nun.

Director: Corin Hardy | Stars: Demián Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Bonnie Aarons

Votes: 98,438 | Gross: $117.44M

2. The Blair Witch Project (1999)

R | 81 min | Horror, Mystery

6.5
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81 Metascore

Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.

Directors: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez | Stars: Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard, Bob Griffin

Votes: 218,881 | Gross: $140.54M

3. The Conjuring 2 (2016)

R | 134 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.3
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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: 201,247 | Gross: $102.47M

4. The Da Vinci Code (2006)

PG-13 | 149 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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46 Metascore

A murder inside the Louvre, and clues in Da Vinci paintings, lead to the discovery of a religious mystery protected by a secret society for two thousand years, which could shake the foundations of Christianity.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno, Ian McKellen

Votes: 376,607 | Gross: $217.54M

5. Veronica (I) (2017)

TV-MA | 105 min | Horror

6.2
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Madrid, 1991. A teen girl finds herself besieged by an evil supernatural force after she played Ouija with two classmates.

Director: Paco Plaza | Stars: Sandra Escacena, Bruna González, Claudia Placer, Iván Chavero

Votes: 30,050

6. Sleepers (1996)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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49 Metascore

After a prank goes disastrously wrong, a group of boys are sent to a detention center where they are brutalized. Thirteen years later, they get their chance for revenge.

Director: Barry Levinson | Stars: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon, Brad Pitt, Jason Patric

Votes: 176,925 | Gross: $49.10M

7. The Amityville Horror (2005)

R | 90 min | Horror

6.0
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33 Metascore

Newlyweds are terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a large house that was the site of a grisly mass murder a year before.

Director: Andrew Douglas | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Melissa George, Jimmy Bennett, Jesse James

Votes: 100,216 | Gross: $65.23M

8. Fire in the Sky (1993)

PG-13 | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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An Arizona logger mysteriously disappears for five days in an alleged encounter with a flying saucer in 1975.

Director: Robert Lieberman | Stars: D.B. Sweeney, Robert Patrick, Craig Sheffer, Peter Berg

Votes: 19,597 | Gross: $20.10M

9. The Last House on the Left (1972)

R | 84 min | Horror, Thriller

6.0
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68 Metascore

Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one's birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Sandra Peabody, Lucy Grantham, David Hess, Fred J. Lincoln

Votes: 30,099 | Gross: $3.10M

10. The Amityville Horror (1979)

R | 117 min | Horror

6.2
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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: 32,754 | Gross: $86.43M

11. Mary and Max (2009)

Not Rated | 92 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York.

Director: Adam Elliot | Stars: Toni Collette, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Eric Bana, Barry Humphries

Votes: 152,976

12. The Fourth Kind (2009)

PG-13 | 98 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.9
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34 Metascore

A thriller involving an ongoing unsolved mystery in Alaska, where one town has seen an extraordinary number of unexplained disappearances during the past 40 years and there are accusations of a federal cover up.

Director: Olatunde Osunsanmi | Stars: Milla Jovovich, Elias Koteas, Will Patton, Hakeem Kae-Kazim

Votes: 70,518 | Gross: $25.46M

13. The Mothman Prophecies (2002)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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52 Metascore

A reporter is drawn to a small West Virginia town to investigate a series of strange events, including psychic visions and the appearance of bizarre entities.

Director: Mark Pellington | Stars: Richard Gere, Laura Linney, David Eigenberg, Bob Tracey

Votes: 71,863 | Gross: $35.75M

14. The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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33 Metascore

After a family is forced to relocate for their son's health, they begin experiencing supernatural behavior in their new home, and uncover a sinister history.

Director: Peter Cornwell | Stars: Virginia Madsen, Martin Donovan, Elias Koteas, Kyle Gallner

Votes: 56,939 | Gross: $55.39M

15. The Hills Have Eyes (1977)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

6.3
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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, Martin Speer, Dee Wallace

Votes: 27,282 | Gross: $25.00M

16. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

PG | 224 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical

8.1
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84 Metascore

The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker | Stars: Aamir Khan, Raghuvir Yadav, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley

Votes: 94,513 | Gross: $0.07M

17. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)

Unrated | 83 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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80 Metascore

Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity.

Director: John McNaughton | Stars: Michael Rooker, Tracy Arnold, Tom Towles, Mary Demas

Votes: 28,855 | Gross: $0.61M

18. Serial Mom (1994)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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64 Metascore

A sweet mother finds herself participating in homicidal activities when she sees the occasion call for it.

Director: John Waters | Stars: Kathleen Turner, Sam Waterston, Ricki Lake, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 25,130 | Gross: $7.88M

19. Hidalgo (2004)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.7
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54 Metascore

In 1890, a down-and-out cowboy and his horse travel to Arabia to compete in a deadly cross desert horse race.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Omar Sharif, Zuleikha Robinson, Louise Lombard

Votes: 74,456 | Gross: $67.29M

20. The Exterminating Angels (2006)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy

5.4
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54 Metascore

A filmmaker holds a series of boundary-pushing auditions for his project about female pleasure.

Director: Jean-Claude Brisseau | Stars: Frédéric van den Driessche, Maroussia Dubreuil, Lise Bellynck, Marie Allan

Votes: 2,866 | Gross: $0.02M

21. The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)

PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.1
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44 Metascore

A United States Navy destroyer escort participates in a Navy "invisibility" experiment that inadvertently sends two sailors forty years into the future.

Director: Stewart Raffill | Stars: Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas, Bobby Di Cicco

Votes: 13,177 | Gross: $8.10M

22. Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)

R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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30 Metascore

A California couple and a survivalist encounter Leatherface and his family.

Director: Jeff Burr | Stars: Kate Hodge, Ken Foree, R.A. Mihailoff, William Butler

Votes: 12,720 | Gross: $5.77M

23. Eaten Alive (1976)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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A psychotic redneck, who owns a dilapidated hotel in rural East Texas, kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Neville Brand, Mel Ferrer, Carolyn Jones, Marilyn Burns

Votes: 5,933

24. The Hunting Party (2007)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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54 Metascore

A young journalist, a seasoned cameraman and a discredited war correspondent embark on an unauthorized mission to find the No.1 war criminal in Bosnia. However, their extremely dangerous target decides to come after them.

Director: Richard Shepard | Stars: Richard Gere, Terrence Howard, Jesse Eisenberg, Gordana Vukres

Votes: 23,943 | Gross: $0.97M

25. Them (2006)

R | 77 min | Horror, Thriller

6.4
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60 Metascore

Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise... they're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night.

Directors: David Moreau, Xavier Palud | Stars: Olivia Bonamy, Michaël Cohen, Adriana Mocca, Maria Roman

Votes: 27,759

26. LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha (2010)

Not Rated | 155 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A video camcorder, a store security camera, and concealed cameras candidly expose lives in three loosely-linked tales.

Director: Dibakar Banerjee | Stars: Nushrat Bharucha, Anshuman Jha, Neha Chauhan, Rajkummar Rao

Votes: 4,861

27. Hangar 18 (1980)

PG | 97 min | Action, Biography, Sci-Fi

5.3
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Shortly after the launch of a satellite from a space shuttle the satellite collides with a UFO in front of the crew's eyes. Because of an election campaign some politicians try to hide the ... See full summary »

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Darren McGavin, Robert Vaughn, Gary Collins, James Hampton

Votes: 2,020 | Gross: $6.00M

28. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.8
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Herzog's film is based upon the true and mysterious story of Kaspar Hauser, a young man who suddenly appeared in Nuremberg in 1828, barely able to talk or walk, and bearing a strange note.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira, Willy Semmelrogge

Votes: 15,195

29. Jackals (I) (2017)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

5.4
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33 Metascore

Set in the 1980s, an estranged family hires a cult deprogrammer to take back their teenage son from a murderous cult, but find themselves under siege when the cultists surround their cabin, demanding the boy back.

Director: Kevin Greutert | Stars: Deborah Kara Unger, Ben Sullivan, Chelsea Ricketts, Nick Roux

Votes: 3,436

30. White Slave (1985)

R | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

4.5
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A young woman seeks vengeance and finds love when her parents are killed in the Amazon and she is taken prisoner by an indigenous tribe of headhunters.

Director: Mario Gariazzo | Stars: Elvire Audray, Will Gonzales, Dick Campbell, Andrea Coppola

Votes: 1,383

31. Melvin and Howard (1980)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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The story of hard-luck Melvin E. Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Paul Le Mat, Jason Robards, Elizabeth Cheshire, Mary Steenburgen

Votes: 4,047 | Gross: $4.31M

32. The Toolbox Murders (1978)

R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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A ski-masked maniac kills apartment complex tenants with the contents of a toolbox.

Director: Dennis Donnelly | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Pamelyn Ferdin, Wesley Eure, Nicolas Beauvy

Votes: 3,079

33. A Deadly Adoption (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 84 min | Drama, Thriller

5.1
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A distanced couple decide to take in a seemingly innocent pregnant woman in hopes of adopting her unborn child. However, there is more to a book than its cover.

Director: Rachel Lee Goldenberg | Stars: Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Jessica Lowndes, Alyvia Alyn Lind

Votes: 3,211

34. Max (I) (2002)

R | 106 min | Drama, War

6.5
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56 Metascore

A film studying the depiction of a friendship between an art dealer named Rothman and his student, Adolf Hitler.

Director: Menno Meyjes | Stars: John Cusack, Noah Taylor, Leelee Sobieski, Molly Parker

Votes: 6,757 | Gross: $0.53M

35. The Assignment (1997)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.9
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An American naval officer is recruited for an operation to eliminate his lookalike, the infamous terrorist Carlos The Jackal.

Director: Christian Duguay | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Donald Sutherland, Ben Kingsley, Claudia Ferri

Votes: 8,394 | Gross: $0.54M

36. Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County (1998 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.4
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After a mysterious blackout, a son goes out to investigate and captures footage of actual aliens. When the aliens follow him and his brothers back to their home, all hell breaks loose.

Director: Dean Alioto | Stars: Benz Antoine, Kristian Ayre, Gillian Barber, Michael Buie

Votes: 3,050

37. Loose Change: Second Edition (2005 Video)

82 min | Documentary, History, Mystery

7.2
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An exploration of the viewpoint that the September 11, 2001 attacks were planned by the United States government.

Director: Dylan Avery

Votes: 4,773

38. Jindabyne (2006)

R | 123 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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65 Metascore

After four men on a fishing trip discover a dead body in the water, they choose to delay reporting it and continue fishing.

Director: Ray Lawrence | Stars: Laura Linney, Gabriel Byrne, John Howard, Stelios Yiakmis

Votes: 6,190 | Gross: $0.40M

39. Death Tunnel (2005)

R | 97 min | Horror

2.7
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For an initiation stunt, five college women are locked in a Kentucky hospital built in 1910 where 63,000 people died from a disease known as the "white plague". Deep under the hospital is the "Death Tunnel" which once were used to secretly remove the dead from the grounds.

Director: Philip Adrian Booth | Stars: Steffany Huckaby, Melanie Lewis, Yolanda Pecoraro, Kristin Novak

Votes: 4,812

40. Private Vices, Public Pleasures (1976)

104 min | Drama, History

5.7
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In a sumptuous villa surrounded by a vast park, Rudolph of Habsburg, the heir to the imperial throne spends the summer contesting the old emperor in the only way that is congenial to him: ... See full summary »

Director: Miklós Jancsó | Stars: Lajos Balázsovits, Pamela Villoresi, Franco Branciaroli, Teresa Ann Savoy

Votes: 606

41. The Veil (1958– )

25 min | Horror

7.5
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An anthology of horror stories hosted by actor Boris Karloff.

Stars: Boris Karloff, Denise Alexander, Tod Andrews, Harry Bartell

Votes: 295

42. The Champagne Gang (2006)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Adventure

3.1
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A group of female criminals use their smarts and their sex appeal to pull off a series of heists that help fund their lavish lifestyle.

Director: Daniel Zirilli | Stars: Lacey Toups, Candise Lakota, Tarah Tobiason, Suri Serano

Votes: 415

43. The Untold (2002)

R | 86 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

3.5
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Based on a true story. Involving Sasquatch.

Director: Jonas Quastel | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Andrea Roth, Russell Ferrier, Philip Granger

Votes: 1,738

44. The Caiman (2006)

112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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A skewering of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

Director: Nanni Moretti | Stars: Silvio Orlando, Margherita Buy, Jasmine Trinca, Michele Placido

Votes: 4,397

45. The Password Is Courage (1962)

Approved | 116 min | War, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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British N.C.O. Sergeant Major Charles Coward (Sir Dirk Bogarde) escapes from the Stalag VIII-B P.O.W. camp, and is mistakenly awarded with the Iron Cross by the Germans.

Director: Andrew L. Stone | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Maria Perschy, Alfred Lynch, Nigel Stock

Votes: 1,021

46. The King Maker (2005)

R | 92 min | Adventure, Drama

3.5
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In 1547 Fernando De Gama, a young "Soldier of Fortune" from Portugal, set sail for the Orient in a bid to find the man that murdered his father and, with luck, like many of his fellow ... See full summary »

Director: Lek Kitaparaporn | Stars: Gary Stretch, John Rhys-Davies, Cindy Sirinya Bishop, Yoe Hassadeevichit

Votes: 658

47. Dark Mountain (2013)

Not Rated | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.4
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In March of 2011, three filmmakers disappeared in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona while documenting their search for the Lost Dutchman mine. Their bodies were never found... but their camera was.

Director: Tara Anaïse | Stars: Ron Eagle D'Andre II, Adam Haley, Sage Howard, George E. Johnston

Votes: 670

48. There Is a Secret in My Soup (2001)

84 min | Crime, Horror

4.3
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Three triad gangsters kidnap and brutally torture a woman for one month until she died. Then they dismember and cook the body, hide the skull inside the head of a giant-sized Hello Kitty doll.

Director: Chi-Kin Yeung | Stars: Cherry Chiu-Chiu Chan, Hugo Ng, Angela Ying-Ying Tong, Gabriel Harrison

Votes: 157

49. Bwana Devil (1952)

Not Rated | 79 min | Adventure

4.9
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British railway workers in Kenya are becoming the favorite snack of two man-eating lions. Head engineer Bob Hayward becomes obsessed with trying to kill the beasts before they maul everyone on his crew.

Director: Arch Oboler | Stars: Robert Stack, Barbara Britton, Nigel Bruce, Ramsay Hill

Votes: 305

50. Moxina (2012)

Unrated | 16 min | Short, Adventure, Fantasy

7.0
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In the winter of 2008, two climbers encountered the Taiwanese legendary monster ' Moxina (2012) '(a.k.a. Mô-sîn-á) at the evil mountain 'Wuzhishan'. Ryota Nakanishi presents sixteen minutes of bizarre, surreal imagery.

Director: Ryota Nakanishi | Stars: Mario Bava, Pengquang Chen, Shunji Chen, Sean S. Cunningham

Votes: 722



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