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1. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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94 Metascore

A mentally unstable veteran works as a nighttime taxi driver in New York City, where the perceived decadence and sleaze fuels his urge for violent action by attempting to liberate a presidential campaign worker and an underage prostitute.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Cybill Shepherd, Albert Brooks

Votes: 646,098 | Gross: $28.26M

2. Creep (I) (2014)

R | 77 min | Horror, Thriller

6.3
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74 Metascore

A young videographer answers an online ad for a one-day job in a remote town to record the last messages of a dying man. When he notices the man's odd behavior, he starts to question his intentions.

Director: Patrick Brice | Stars: Patrick Brice, Mark Duplass

Votes: 32,135

3. Leatherface (2017)

R | 90 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

5.0
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40 Metascore

A teenage Leatherface escapes from a mental hospital with three other inmates, kidnapping a young nurse and taking her on a road trip from hell, while being pursued by a lawman out for revenge.

Directors: Alexandre Bustillo, Julien Maury | Stars: Stephen Dorff, Lili Taylor, Sam Strike, Vanessa Grasse

Votes: 16,859

4. Unforgettable (II) (2017)

R | 100 min | Drama, Thriller

5.1
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45 Metascore

A woman sets out to make life a living hell for her ex-husband's new fiancée.

Director: Denise Di Novi | Stars: Rosario Dawson, Katherine Heigl, Geoff Stults, Isabella Kai

Votes: 11,768 | Gross: $11.27M

5. Before I Go to Sleep (2014)

R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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41 Metascore

A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her.

Director: Rowan Joffe | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Anne-Marie Duff

Votes: 65,544 | Gross: $2.96M

6. Edge of Winter (2016)

R | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

5.4
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50 Metascore

When two brothers are stranded by a brutal winter storm with an unpredictable father they barely know, the boys begin to suspect their supposed protector may be their biggest threat.

Director: Rob Connolly | Stars: Joel Kinnaman, Percy Hynes White, Tom Holland, Rachelle Lefevre

Votes: 3,227

7. Rules Don't Apply (2016)

PG-13 | 127 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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60 Metascore

The unconventional love story of an aspiring actress, her ambitious driver, and their eccentric boss, the legendary billionaire Howard Hughes.

Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Lily Collins, Haley Bennett, Taissa Farmiga, Steve Tom

Votes: 8,028 | Gross: $3.65M

8. Honeymoon (2014)

R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.7
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65 Metascore

A newlywed couple finds their lake-country honeymoon descend into chaos after Paul finds Bea wandering and disoriented in the middle of the night.

Director: Leigh Janiak | Stars: Rose Leslie, Harry Treadaway, Ben Huber, Hanna Brown

Votes: 23,086 | Gross: $0.01M

9. Play Misty for Me (1971)

R | 102 min | Thriller

7.0
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78 Metascore

A brief fling between a male disc jockey and an obsessed female fan takes a frightening, and perhaps even deadly turn when another woman enters the picture.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills, John Larch

Votes: 23,449 | Gross: $10.60M

10. Force Majeure (2014)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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87 Metascore

A family vacationing in the French Alps is confronted with a devastating avalanche.

Director: Ruben Östlund | Stars: Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Clara Wettergren, Vincent Wettergren

Votes: 42,473 | Gross: $1.36M

11. The Beaver (2011)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama

6.7
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60 Metascore

A troubled husband and executive adopts a beaver hand-puppet as his sole means of communication.

Director: Jodie Foster | Stars: Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Anton Yelchin, Cherry Jones

Votes: 45,397 | Gross: $0.97M

12. Journey's End (I) (2017)

R | 107 min | Drama, War

6.6
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73 Metascore

Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, it is the story of a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, as they await their fate.

Director: Saul Dibb | Stars: Paul Bettany, Sam Claflin, Stephen Graham, Tom Sturridge

Votes: 5,739 | Gross: $0.16M

13. Images (1972)

R | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.2
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Schizophrenic housewife, engulfed by terrorizing apparitions, kills off each, unknowing if these demons are merely figments of her hallucinatory imagination or part of reality.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Susannah York, Rene Auberjonois, Marcel Bozzuffi, Hugh Millais

Votes: 4,403

14. Martin (1977)

R | 95 min | Drama, Horror

7.1
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68 Metascore

A young man, who believes himself to be a vampire, goes to live with his elderly and hostile cousin in a small Pennsylvania town where he tries to redeem his blood-craving urges.

Director: George A. Romero | Stars: John Amplas, Lincoln Maazel, Christine Forrest, Elyane Nadeau

Votes: 9,035 | Gross: $0.10M

15. Black Moon (1975)

R | 95 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.3
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To escape a gender war, a girl flees to a remote farmhouse and becomes part of an extensive family's unusual, perhaps even supernatural, lifestyle.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Cathryn Harrison, Therese Giehse, Alexandra Stewart, Joe Dallesandro

Votes: 4,449

16. Doom Asylum (1988)

R | 77 min | Comedy, Horror

4.5
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A horribly disfigured lawyer, wrongfully pronounced dead after a terrible car accident, is taken to an asylum for dissection, only to come back alive, kill everyone, and make the asylum his killing grounds.

Director: Richard Friedman | Stars: Patty Mullen, Ruth Collins, Kristin Davis, William Hay

Votes: 817

17. Where's Poppa? (1970)

R | 82 min | Comedy

6.6
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When an attorney meets the girl of his dreams, he fears that his batty mother will scare her off, so he schemes to eliminate the senile old woman.

Director: Carl Reiner | Stars: George Segal, Ruth Gordon, Ron Leibman, Trish Van Devere

Votes: 1,562

18. Arthur Newman (2012)

R | 101 min | Drama

5.7
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42 Metascore

A story of a man who fakes his own death and assumes a new identity in order to escape his life, who then moves in with a woman who is also trying to leave her past behind.

Director: Dante Ariola | Stars: Colin Firth, Emily Blunt, Anne Heche, Sterling Beaumon

Votes: 6,643

19. The Passion of Darkly Noon (1995)

Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.9
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After the death of his strictly religious parents, forlorn young Darkly gets lost in the woods. A truck driver, Jude, rescues the exhausted man, who has only a bible for comfort. He brings ... See full summary »

Director: Philip Ridley | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Ashley Judd, Viggo Mortensen, Loren Dean

Votes: 3,293

20. The Killing Kind (1973)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.2
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Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Ann Sothern, John Savage, Ruth Roman, Luana Anders

Votes: 683

21. What the Peeper Saw (1972)

R | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.0
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A wealthy author's second wife begins to suspect that her 12 year old stepson may have murdered his mother, who mysteriously died in a bathtub accident.

Directors: James Kelley, Andrea Bianchi | Stars: Mark Lester, Britt Ekland, Hardy Krüger, Lilli Palmer

Votes: 576

22. Strait-Jacket (1964)

Approved | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.8
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After a twenty-year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a mother returns to her estranged daughter where suspicions arise about her behavior.

Director: William Castle | Stars: Joan Crawford, Diane Baker, Leif Erickson, Howard St. John

Votes: 4,382

23. Trash Fire (2016)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

5.8
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42 Metascore

When Owen is forced to confront the past he's been running from his whole adult life, he and his girlfriend, Isabel, become entangled in a horrifying web of lies, deceit and murder.

Director: Richard Bates Jr. | Stars: Adrian Grenier, Angela Trimbur, Fionnula Flanagan, AnnaLynne McCord

Votes: 2,570

24. The Windmill (2016)

85 min | Drama, Horror

4.8
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Jennifer is an Australian girl on the run from her past who washes up in Amsterdam. In a desperate attempt to stay one step ahead of the authorities, she joins a coach-load of tourists ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Jongerius | Stars: Patrick Baladi, Ben Batt, Charlotte Beaumont, Fiona Hampton

Votes: 3,676

25. Raintree County (1957)

Approved | 160 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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A student falls in love with a Southern belle, but their relationship is complicated by her troubled past and the onset of the Civil War.

Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Eva Marie Saint, Nigel Patrick

Votes: 3,183

26. Fade to Black (1980)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror

5.9
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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: 2,578

27. The Fan (1982)

Unrated | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Music

6.6
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The hero-worship that Simone has for a pop singer is built to a crescendo until she passes out when she finally sees him up-close in a crowd of fans pushing him for autographs. She is later... See full summary »

Director: Eckhart Schmidt | Stars: Désirée Nosbusch, Bodo Steiger, Simone Brahmann, Jonas Vischer

Votes: 978

28. The Last Horror Film (1982)

R | 87 min | Comedy, Horror

5.6
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A New York taxi driver stalks a beautiful actress attending the Cannes Film Festival, which coincides with a series of violent killings of the lady's friends.

Director: David Winters | Stars: J'Len Winters, John Kelly, Joe Spinell, Simone Overman

Votes: 1,368

29. Pustina (2016– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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In a remote village where everyone knows each other, a girl goes missing under suspicious circumstances.

Stars: Zuzana Stivínová, Jaroslav Dusek, Eliska Krenková, Jan Cina

Votes: 1,218

30. Full Moon High (1981)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Fantasy

4.7
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A popular high school football player becomes a werewolf after a trip to Romania, and struggles to come to terms with his new reality.

Director: Larry Cohen | Stars: Adam Arkin, Roz Kelly, Ed McMahon, Joanne Nail

Votes: 1,077

31. Bad Ronald (1974 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.8
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A perverted teenage boy who lives in the walls of a house finds the house sold to a family after his mother dies, and he falls for one of the new residents.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Scott Jacoby, Pippa Scott, John Larch, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 1,782

32. A Matter of Time (1976)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

5.1
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A simple young woman helps eccentric old countess deal with her old age and she introduces the young woman to a world of upper class society.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Liza Minnelli, Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Spiros Andros

Votes: 480

33. Consumed (II) (2015)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

5.5
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When her son's persistent rash won't subside, a mother begins investigating and finds herself pulled into the battle between small town organic farmers and Clonestra, a corporation profiting from GMOs.

Director: Daryl Wein | Stars: Zoe Lister-Jones, Victor Garber, Beth Grant, Taylor Kinney

Votes: 1,541

34. Inconceivable (2016)

TV-14 | Drama, Thriller

5.0
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A woman interprets a kiss at a high school reunion as an invitation to follow her ex across the country and supplant his current family.

Director: Tom Shell | Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Marguerite Moreau, Jason Gerhardt, Sammi Hanratty

Votes: 178

35. Darling (II) (2015)

Not Rated | 78 min | Horror, Thriller

5.5
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60 Metascore

A lonely girl's violent descent into madness.

Director: Mickey Keating | Stars: Lauren Ashley Carter, Sean Young, Brian Morvant, Larry Fessenden

Votes: 2,554

36. Mental (2012)

Not Rated | 116 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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42 Metascore

A charismatic, crazy hothead transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls whose mother has cracked from her husband's political ambitions and his infidelity.

Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Toni Collette, Anthony LaPaglia, Liev Schreiber, Rebecca Gibney

Votes: 4,687 | Gross: $0.02M

37. A Fine Madness (1966)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Samson Shillitoe, mad genius of a poet irresistible to women, but plagued by writer's block, agrees to see a psychiatrist, and his beautiful wife.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward, Jean Seberg, Patrick O'Neal

Votes: 1,074

38. A Woman, a Part (2016)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

5.4
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66 Metascore

An exhausted, workaholic actress, Anna Baskin, 44, abruptly extricates herself from a successful but mind-numbing TV role, returning to her past life in New York to reinvent herself.

Director: Elisabeth Subrin | Stars: Maggie Siff, Dagmara Dominczyk, John Ortiz, Khandi Alexander

Votes: 395 | Gross: $0.02M

39. Storm (2005)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

5.7
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DD is a smug fellow, almost 30 years of age, who can manage all by himself. At least that's what he thinks. However, a strange woman - Lova - enters his life, hunted by evil men who want to... See full summary »

Directors: Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein | Stars: Eric Ericson, Eva Röse, Jonas Karlsson, Lina Englund

Votes: 2,529

40. I Woke Up Early the Day I Died (1998)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

5.9
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14 Metascore

A cross-dressing mental patient escapes from an asylum and robs a bank. The money is soon stolen from him, and he embarks on a killing spree in an attempt to retrieve it.

Director: Aris Iliopulos | Stars: Billy Zane, Tippi Hedren, Ron Perlman, Michael Greene

Votes: 602

41. Cousinhood (2011)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy

6.6
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Three cousins travel to the village where they spent summer vacations as kids.

Director: Daniel Sánchez Arévalo | Stars: Quim Gutiérrez, Inma Cuesta, Raúl Arévalo, Antonio de la Torre

Votes: 4,167

42. I, Olga (2016)

Not Rated | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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57 Metascore

"My verdict is : I, Olga Hepnarová, the victim of your bestiality, sentence you to death penalty." Those were the famous words of the 22-year-old mass murderer Olga Hepnarová, who in 1973 drove a truck into a group of innocent people in Prague.

Directors: Petr Kazda, Tomás Weinreb | Stars: Michalina Olszanska, Martin Pechlát, Klára Melísková, Marika Soposká

Votes: 1,884

43. Fruit of Paradise (1970)

99 min | Drama

6.9
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An experimental retelling of the story of Adam and Eve which then progresses into an allegorical depiction of loss of innocence.

Director: Vera Chytilová | Stars: Jitka Nováková, Karel Novak, Jan Schmid, Julius Albert

Votes: 852

44. The Sublet (2015)

TV-14 | 82 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

4.8
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The Sublet is a suspense driven psychological thriller about Joanna, a new mom coping with her baby alone in an odd sublet apartment. As her husband neglects her to focus on his career, ... See full summary »

Director: John Ainslie | Stars: Tianna Nori, Mark Matechuk, Krista Madison, Porter Randell

Votes: 837

45. 75 (2017)

97 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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A crash victim, a housewife and two repressed teens are connected by hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against heroin in Cincinnati.

Director: Joe Zappa | Stars: Tifani Ahren Davis, Kip Bennett, Marcus B. Jackson, Shannon Faith

Votes: 32

46. Anguish (2015)

TV-MA | 91 min | Drama, Horror

4.5
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A girl, Tess, is diagnosed with an identity disorder that may actually be channeling an evil, dead spirit inside of her.

Director: Sonny Mallhi | Stars: Ryan Simpkins, Annika Marks, Karina Logue, Cliff Chamberlain

Votes: 1,983

47. Scream Bloody Murder (1973)

R | 90 min | Horror

4.8
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A disturbed boy kills his father with his farm tractor and his arm is mangled in the process. He's taken to a mental hospital where he's outfitted with a hook to replace his lost hand and, ... See full summary »

Director: Marc B. Ray | Stars: Fred Holbert, Leigh Mitchell, Robert Knox, Ron Bastone

Votes: 898

48. Star Time (1992)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.8
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A delusional misfit becomes suicidal when his favorite TV show is cancelled. An agent promises to make him a TV star if he kills certain people, so he becomes "The Baby Mask Killer."

Director: Alexander Cassini | Stars: John P. Ryan, Michael St. Gerard, Maureen Teefy, Dana Dantine

Votes: 165

49. Black Journal (1977)

115 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.4
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Lea, a mature Neapolitan woman who runs a box office in the Lotto in a northern city, has had thirteen children, but all but one have died from abortion or after a few months of life. The ... See full summary »

Director: Mauro Bolognini | Stars: Shelley Winters, Max von Sydow, Renato Pozzetto, Alberto Lionello

Votes: 298

50. Bath Time (2014)

17 min | Short, Crime, Horror

5.1
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Having a child don't make you happy, but they didn't know it. It has been two months without sleeping, eating, making love or living, and it's breaking them, they are in really bad place. A... See full summary »

Director: Eduardo Casanova | Stars: Macarena Gómez, Gonzalo Kindelán, Aria Wrana, Miriam Prado

Votes: 108



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