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1. The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Musical

7.4
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58 Metascore

A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.

Director: Jim Sharman | Stars: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien

Votes: 119,018 | Gross: $139.88M

2. Tales from the Crypt (1989–1996)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy

8.0
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Tales of horror based on the gruesome E.C. comic books of the 1950s presented by the legendary Crypt Keeper, a sinister ghoul obsessed with gallows humor and horrific puns.

Stars: John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer, Cam Clarke

Votes: 18,428

3. Fright Night (1985)

R | 106 min | Horror, Thriller

7.1
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A teenager discovers that the newcomer in his neighborhood is a vampire, so he turns to an actor in a television horror show for help dealing with the undead.

Director: Tom Holland | Stars: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 51,550 | Gross: $24.92M

4. Fright Night (2011)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Horror

6.4
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64 Metascore

After a new neighbor moved into the house next door, Charley discovers that he is an ancient vampire and goes in search for the help of Peter Vincent, a famous "vampire killer" to save his neighborhood from the creature.

Director: Craig Gillespie | Stars: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, David Tennant, Toni Collette

Votes: 93,003 | Gross: $18.30M

5. Creepshow (1982)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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59 Metascore

An anthology which tells five terrifying tales based on the E.C. horror comic books of the 1950s.

Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Hal Holbrook, Leslie Nielsen, Adrienne Barbeau, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 36,208 | Gross: $19.73M

6. The Simpsons Movie (2007)

PG-13 | 87 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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80 Metascore

After Homer accidentally pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpson family are declared fugitives.

Director: David Silverman | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 285,243 | Gross: $183.14M

7. Tales from the Hood 2 (2018 Video)

R | 111 min | Horror

4.4
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Horror is back in the hood! The sequel to the ground-breaking original film Tales From the Hood reunites Executive Producer Spike Lee (Honorary Academy Award® winner) and Writers/Directors/... See full summary »

Directors: Rusty Cundieff, Darin Scott | Stars: Tonya Maldonado, Kedrick Brown, Alicia Davis Johnson, Creighton Thomas

Votes: 871

8. Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.3
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The Gremlins are back, and this time, they've taken control of a New York City media mogul's high-tech skyscraper.

Director: Joe Dante | Stars: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover, Robert Prosky

Votes: 80,999 | Gross: $41.48M

9. Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Horror

6.5
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Upon arriving in a small town where she has inherited a rundown mansion, a famous horror hostess battles an evil uncle, and townspeople who want her burned at the stake.

Director: James Signorelli | Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Phil Rubenstein, Larry Flash Jenkins, Damita Jo Freeman

Votes: 10,864 | Gross: $5.60M

10. Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)

Not Rated | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.0
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Evil aliens attack Earth and set their terrible "Plan 9" in action. As the aliens resurrect the dead of the Earth to destroy the living, our lives are in danger.

Director: Edward D. Wood Jr. | Stars: Gregory Walcott, Tom Keene, Mona McKinnon, Duke Moore

Votes: 32,996

11. Fright Night Part 2 (1988)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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Charley Brewster and Peter Vincent must face more vampires, out for revenge.

Director: Tommy Lee Wallace | Stars: William Ragsdale, Roddy McDowall, Traci Lind, Julie Carmen

Votes: 9,842 | Gross: $2.98M

12. Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.2
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A spoof 1950s science fiction movie, interspersed with various comedy sketches concerning late night television.

Directors: Joe Dante, Carl Gottlieb, Peter Horton, John Landis, Robert K. Weiss | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Michelle Pfeiffer, Arsenio Hall, Donald F. Muhich

Votes: 9,161 | Gross: $0.55M

13. Tales from the Hood (1995)

R | 98 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

6.3
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A funeral director tells four strange tales of horror with an African American focus to three drug dealers he traps in his place of business.

Director: Rusty Cundieff | Stars: Clarence Williams III, Corbin Bernsen, Joe Torry, De'aundre Bonds

Votes: 5,650 | Gross: $11.80M

14. Freddy's Nightmares (1988–1990)

TV-14 | 60 min | Horror, Thriller

6.5
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Freddy, the dream serial killer, hosts this anthology of stories set in Springwood.

Stars: Robert Englund, Todd Allen, Sandahl Bergman, Anne E. Curry

Votes: 2,329

15. The Hitchhiker (1983–1991)

TV-MA | 26 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Fictional stories are told in this television series by The Hitchhiker. Each story is usually a mysterious thriller.

Stars: Page Fletcher, Nicholas Campbell, Vincent Grass, Kirstie Alley

Votes: 1,133

16. Fright Night 2 (2013 Video)

R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

4.3
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By day Gerri Dandridge is a sexy professor, but by night she transforms into a real-life vampire with an unquenchable thirst for human blood. So when a group of high school students travel ... See full summary »

Director: Eduardo Rodriguez | Stars: Will Payne, Jaime Murray, Sean Power, Sacha Parkinson

Votes: 5,791

17. TerrorVision (1986)

R | 83 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world.

Director: Ted Nicolaou | Stars: Diane Franklin, Mary Woronov, Gerrit Graham, Chad Allen

Votes: 5,224 | Gross: $0.32M

18. Jack the Bear (1993)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama

6.5
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Danny DeVito is John Leary, a professional clown, whose wife's death in a car accident has left him to care for his two young boys. Loving, but useless at the daily job of fathering, the ... See full summary »

Director: Marshall Herskovitz | Stars: Danny DeVito, Gary Sinise, Robert J. Steinmiller Jr., Miko Hughes

Votes: 3,575 | Gross: $5.15M

19. The Hunger (1997–2000)

R | 24 min | Drama, Horror

6.4
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Erotic horror anthology series where the hosts Terence Stamp (in season 1) and David Bowie (in season 2) eccentrically introduce each of the steamy, erotic and often supernatural tales of power, sex, lust, and driving urges.

Stars: Terence Stamp, David Bowie, Richard Jutras, Kim Feeney

Votes: 722

20. Deadtime Stories (1986)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror

4.6
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A babysitting uncle tells his charges three horror stories - about a killer witch, Little Red Riding Hood and a werewolf, and "Goldi Lox" and the three bears.

Director: Jeffrey Delman | Stars: Scott Valentine, Nicole Picard, Matt Mitler, Cathryn de Prume

Votes: 1,136 | Gross: $2.75M

21. Svengoolie (1995– )

120 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.1
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An anthology of horror movies, named for its host, who introduces each movie, provides background info on the movie, and performs skits and jokes during intermissions.

Stars: Rich Koz, Doug Scharf, Kasia Januszewski, Gilbert Gottfried

Votes: 443

22. Up All Night (1989–1998)

Comedy

8.3
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USA Up All Night is USA Cable Network's weekend movie program that lasts into the wee hours of the night. The quality of movies range from top rate to cheesy. In the beginning, Up All Night... See full summary »

Stars: Rhonda Shear, Gilbert Gottfried, Linnea Quigley, Jennifer Christie

Votes: 349

23. Gallery of Horror (1967)

Not Rated | 83 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

3.0
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John Carradine narrates five horror tales, each with a comically predictable surprise ending. In the first, "The Witches Clock" (sic), The Farrells have purchased an old mansion in Salem ... See full summary »

Director: David L. Hewitt | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., John Carradine, Rochelle Hudson, Roger Gentry

Votes: 429

24. Plan 9 (2015)

TV-MA | 103 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.7
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Plan 9 is the story of Nilbog, a small town with a big story. The beginningof an invasion! These aliens have a different plan for the inhabitants of Earth. To resurrect their dead as their ... See full summary »

Director: John Johnson | Stars: Brian Krause, Sara Eshleman, Mister Lobo, Amy Hart

Votes: 1,541

25. Tales from the Cryptkeeper (1993–1999)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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The popular cult horror comic books from the 1950's are adapted in this modern cartoon anthology series.

Stars: John Kassir, Elizabeth Hanna, David Hemblen, Stuart Stone

Votes: 920

26. Tales of Tomorrow (1951–1953)

25 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.4
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Anthology series featuring both classic and modern sci-fi themes.

Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Cameron Prud'Homme, Edgar Stehli, Theo Goetz

Votes: 235

27. Twice-Told Tales (1963)

Approved | 120 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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Three horror stories based on the writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. In the first story titled "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment", Heidegger attempts to restore the youth of himself, his fiancee ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Vincent Price, Sebastian Cabot, Brett Halsey, Beverly Garland

Votes: 2,089

28. Chiller (1995– )

Not Rated | 60 min | Horror, Thriller

6.9
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Chiller is a 5-episode horror/fantasy anthology series originally shown erratically in the UK on ITV. The stories each involve, to some extent, the supernatural, and feature lead actors ... See full summary »

Stars: Nigel Havers, Phyllis Logan, Kevin McNally, John Simm

Votes: 124

29. The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells (2016– )

23 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.2
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A collection of lessor known short stories written by one of the greatest science fiction minds of modern literature.

Stars: Ray Winstone, Camilla Beeput, Leanne Best, Brid Brennan

Votes: 166

30. The Hilarious House of Frightenstein (1971– )

60 min | Comedy, Family

8.4
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The scary and silly goings-on at a mad scientist vampire's home/lab.

Stars: Billy Van, Guy Big, Mitch Markowitz, Joe Torbay

Votes: 539

31. Urban Legends (2007–2011)

30 min | Crime, Fantasy, History

6.9
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Series which dramatises 3-4 well-known urban legends each episode. The catch is one (or more) of the 'legends' actually did happen, and it's for the viewer to figure it out.

Stars: Michael Allcock, Olivier Julian, Rusty Goffe, Vincent Thomas

Votes: 286

32. 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: 277

33. Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible (2001– )

30 min | Comedy, Horror

7.3
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Series of half hour parodies of British horror films of the 60s and 70s.

Stars: Steve Coogan, Graham Duff, Hayley Henderson, Sarah Henderson

Votes: 461

34. The Simpsons Game (2007 Video Game)

T | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.7
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The Simpson family learn they are part of a video game and are given superpowers to save their 8-bit predecessors.

Director: Ralph Sosa | Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 765

35. The Roost (2005)

Not Rated | 80 min | Horror, Thriller

4.9
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62 Metascore

Four friends marooned on a mysterious farm en route to a wedding are terrorized by various creatures and zombies.

Director: Ti West | Stars: Tom Noonan, Karl Jacob, Vanessa Horneff, Sean Reid

Votes: 1,816

36. Science Fiction Theatre (1955–1957)

25 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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In this science-fiction anthology series host Truman Bradley introduces stories extrapolated from actual scientific data available in the 1950's, concentrating on such concepts as space ... See full summary »

Stars: Truman Bradley, Marshall Thompson, Michael Fox, Peter Hansen

Votes: 277

37. Monstervision (1993–2000)

Horror, Sci-Fi, Comedy

8.4
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Host Joe Bob introduces two or three films, usually of the horror genre, and sometimes something out of the sci-fi, fantasy, and suspense genres, or anything that features a monster or ... See full summary »

Stars: John Bloom, Renner St. John, Joe Flaherty, Rhonda Shear

Votes: 463

38. Grim Prairie Tales: Hit the Trail... to Terror (1990)

R | 86 min | Horror, Western

5.4
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A cynical bounty hunter and a clerk traveling through the prairie rest by the campfire telling four stories of terror to each other.

Director: Wayne Coe | Stars: James Earl Jones, Brad Dourif, Will Hare, Marc McClure

Votes: 807

39. Hilarious House of Frightenstein: Igormania (2009 Video)

65 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.0
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Igormania is the first in a series of character compilations direct to DVD.

Votes: 6

40. Freakshow (1989)

97 min | Horror

3.6
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After being ditched by her cameraman because of her manipulative behavior at a murder scene, a reporter wanders through town looking for a phone she can use. She finds a small museum, where... See full summary »

Director: Constantino Magnatta | Stars: Audrey Landers, Peter Read, Dean Richards Wiancko, William Korbut

Votes: 170

41. Son of Svengoolie (1978–1986)

120 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Weekly Television show that originally aired on WFLD 32 in the Chicago area (and originally went by the name "Son of Svengoolie", having been spun off of the original series "Screaming ... See full summary »

Stars: Rich Koz, Jerry G. Bishop, Doug Scharf

Votes: 112

42. The Search for the Next Elvira (2007– )

Reality-TV

6.9
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Contestants vie to become the next campy, late-night horror movie queen Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Christian Greenia, Patterson Lundquist, Cindy Sorenson

Votes: 93

43. The Schlocky Horror Picture Show (2007– )

Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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Nigel Honeybone hosts a horror movie show, screening old horror movies.

Stars: Nigel Honeybone, Mark Spain, Nikki Vukas, Graham Garfield Barnard

Votes: 12

44. SCTV Channel (1983–1984)

Not Rated | 45 min | Comedy

8.3
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The staff of Melonville's TV station put on programming that is unique in its own silly way.

Stars: Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin, Martin Short

Votes: 609

45. Darkroom (1981–1982)

60 min | Horror, Thriller, Fantasy

7.4
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An anthology horror/thriller series, along the same lines as "Twilight Zone" or "Night Gallery." Each week features a new story and a new cast.

Stars: James Coburn, Helen Hunt, Randy Powell, Quinn Cummings

Votes: 227

46. Terrorgram (1990)

R | 88 min | Horror

5.2
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Three horror stories linked by a sinister delivery boy. The stories are "Heroine Overdose", "Pandora" and "Veteran's Day".

Director: Stephen M. Kienzle | Stars: James Earl Jones, Steven Field, J.T. Wallace, Jerry Anderson

Votes: 98

47. The Boneyard Collection (2008)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Horror

5.4
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A quirky anthology, consisting of four separate short films connected by host segments. The first one, BOOGIE WITH THE UNDEAD, has an all girl rock band booked to play a gig in a town ... See full summary »

Director: Edward L. Plumb | Stars: Danielle James, Dena Wilkinson, Forrest J. Ackerman, Andrea Gaspar

Votes: 215

48. 'Way Out (1961)

25 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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A new drama in the macabre genre was broadcast each week hosted by Roald Dahl.

Stars: Roald Dahl, Richard Morse, George Turner, Constance Ford

Votes: 110

49. The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley (1988–1989)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Family, Comedy

7.8
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The adventures of comedian Martin Short's greatest sketch character.

Stars: Martin Short, Joe Flaherty, Andrea Martin, Catherine O'Hara

Votes: 220

50. Shock Theatre (1957–1959)

Comedy, Horror

8.1
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Weird horror showcase for various films of the same genre. Starring husband and wife team of Terry and Joy Bennett (who had previously been on children's shows) various comic situations ... See full summary »

Stars: Ronny Born, Bruce Newton, Joy Bennett, Terry Bennett

Votes: 18



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