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1. Doctor Strange (2016)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.5
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72 Metascore

While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong

Votes: 510,917 | Gross: $232.64M

2. Bird Box (2018)

R | 124 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.6
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51 Metascore

Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a mother and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich, Sarah Paulson

Votes: 214,943

3. Alien: Covenant (2017)

R | 122 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.4
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65 Metascore

The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride

Votes: 225,748 | Gross: $74.26M

4. Prometheus (I) (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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64 Metascore

Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Logan Marshall-Green, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron

Votes: 537,848 | Gross: $126.48M

5. Fantastic Four (2015)

PG-13 | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.3
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27 Metascore

Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways. The four must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

Director: Josh Trank | Stars: Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell

Votes: 139,783 | Gross: $56.12M

6. Ghostbusters (1984)

PG | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

7.8
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71 Metascore

Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

Votes: 322,766 | Gross: $238.63M

7. The Mummy (2017)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.5
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34 Metascore

An ancient Egyptian princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension.

Director: Alex Kurtzman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Russell Crowe

Votes: 153,342 | Gross: $80.10M

8. The Mist (2007)

R | 126 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

7.2
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58 Metascore

A freak storm unleashes a species of bloodthirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden, Andre Braugher

Votes: 260,095 | Gross: $25.59M

9. The Cabin in the Woods (2011)

R | 95 min | Horror

7.0
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72 Metascore

Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin, where they get more than they bargained for, discovering the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

Director: Drew Goddard | Stars: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz

Votes: 337,554 | Gross: $42.07M

10. The Thing (1982)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.1
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57 Metascore

A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Votes: 330,072 | Gross: $13.78M

11. Ghostbusters (2016)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

5.2
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60 Metascore

Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.

Director: Paul Feig | Stars: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones

Votes: 186,217 | Gross: $128.34M

12. Life (I) (2017)

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

6.6
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54 Metascore

A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth.

Director: Daniel Espinosa | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada

Votes: 182,154 | Gross: $30.23M

13. Cloverfield (2008)

PG-13 | 85 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.0
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64 Metascore

A group of friends venture deep into the streets of New York on a rescue mission during a rampaging monster attack.

Director: Matt Reeves | Stars: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan, T.J. Miller

Votes: 350,266 | Gross: $80.05M

14. Pacific Rim (2013)

PG-13 | 131 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.9
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65 Metascore

As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Idris Elba, Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day

Votes: 442,651 | Gross: $101.80M

15. The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.6
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37 Metascore

Orbiting a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis, and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality.

Director: Julius Onah | Stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, Daniel Brühl, John Ortiz

Votes: 82,730

16. Evil Dead (2013)

R | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

6.5
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57 Metascore

Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods.

Director: Fede Alvarez | Stars: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci

Votes: 146,108 | Gross: $54.24M

17. Reign of Fire (2002)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.2
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39 Metascore

A brood of fire-breathing dragons emerges from the earth and begins setting everything ablaze, establishing dominance over the planet.

Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Christian Bale, Izabella Scorupco, Gerard Butler

Votes: 119,507 | Gross: $43.06M

18. Howard the Duck (1986)

PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.6
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28 Metascore

A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop a hellish alien invasion with the help of a nerdy scientist and a cute struggling female rock singer who fancies him.

Director: Willard Huyck | Stars: Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins, Ed Gale

Votes: 39,655 | Gross: $16.30M

19. Event Horizon (1997)

R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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35 Metascore

A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson

Votes: 143,103 | Gross: $26.67M

20. Dark City (1998)

R | 100 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.7
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66 Metascore

A man struggles with memories of his past, which includes a wife he cannot remember, and a nightmarish world without a sun.

Director: Alex Proyas | Stars: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt

Votes: 177,160 | Gross: $14.38M

21. AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)

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

5.6
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29 Metascore

During an archaeological expedition on Bouvetøya Island in Antarctica, a team of archaeologists and other scientists find themselves caught up in a battle between the two legends. Soon, the team realize that only one species can win.

Director: Paul W.S. Anderson | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Lance Henriksen, Raoul Bova, Ewen Bremner

Votes: 173,021 | Gross: $80.28M

22. Europa Report (2013)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.4
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68 Metascore

An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon.

Director: Sebastián Cordero | Stars: Sharlto Copley, Michael Nyqvist, Christian Camargo, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 62,899 | Gross: $0.13M

23. Ghostbusters II (1989)

PG | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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56 Metascore

The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.

Director: Ivan Reitman | Stars: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis

Votes: 167,285 | Gross: $112.49M

24. Blair Witch (2016)

R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.0
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47 Metascore

After discovering a video showing what he believes to be his vanished sister Heather, James and a group of friends head to the forest believed to be inhabited by the Blair Witch.

Director: Adam Wingard | Stars: James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Corbin Reid, Brandon Scott

Votes: 36,761 | Gross: $20.78M

25. The Thirteenth Floor (1999)

R | 100 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.0
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36 Metascore

A computer scientist running a virtual reality simulation of 1937 becomes the primary suspect when his colleague and mentor is murdered.

Director: Josef Rusnak | Stars: Craig Bierko, Gretchen Mol, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Vincent D'Onofrio

Votes: 61,633 | Gross: $15.50M

26. Phantoms (1998)

R | 96 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.4
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26 Metascore

One hundred fifty dead, and three hundred fifty missing in the tiny mountain town of Snowfield, Colorado, and that's only the beginning.

Director: Joe Chappelle | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Rose McGowan, Joanna Going, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 18,329 | Gross: $5.66M

27. Spring (I) (2014)

Not Rated | 109 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.7
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70 Metascore

A young man in a personal tailspin flees from US to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a woman harboring a dark, primordial secret.

Directors: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead | Stars: Lou Taylor Pucci, Nadia Hilker, Francesco Carnelutti, Nick Nevern

Votes: 20,843 | Gross: $0.05M

28. Alone in the Dark (2005)

R | 96 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

2.3
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9 Metascore

A detective of the paranormal slowly unravels mysterious events with deadly results.

Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Christian Slater, Tara Reid, Stephen Dorff, Frank C. Turner

Votes: 40,355 | Gross: $5.18M

29. Pulse (I) (2006)

PG-13 | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.7
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27 Metascore

When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.

Director: Jim Sonzero | Stars: Kristen Bell, Rick Gonzalez, Christina Milian, Ian Somerhalder

Votes: 27,018 | Gross: $20.26M

30. The Apparition (2012)

PG-13 | 82 min | Horror, Thriller

4.1
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18 Metascore

A couple is haunted by a supernatural presence that is unleashed during a college experiment.

Director: Todd Lincoln | Stars: Ashley Greene, Sebastian Stan, Tom Felton, Julianna Guill

Votes: 18,094 | Gross: $4.93M

31. 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: 2,487

32. The Last Winter (2006)

Not Rated | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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69 Metascore

The American oil company North Corporation is building an ice road to explore the remote Northern Arctic National Wildlife Refuge seeking oil. The independent environmentalists together ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Fessenden | Stars: Ron Perlman, James Le Gros, Connie Britton, Zach Gilford

Votes: 8,184 | Gross: $0.03M

33. EarthBound (1994 Video Game)

K-A | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

9.1
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Ness, a boy from Onett, Eagleland, teams up with new friends to defeat an Evil Destroyer named Giygas. During the epic pursuits, Ness and his allies attempt to find the sacred Eight Melodies.

Director: Shigesato Itoi | Stars: Shigesato Itoi, Yukari Saito, Hirokazu Koyano, Etsuko Kawano

Votes: 657

34. Blasted Heath (2018)

72 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

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A meteor falls on Earth and the pieces are scattered everywhere. And the future of humanity depends on a mute and paranoid scientist and a man who doesn't want to hear or understand anything.

Director: Rubén Arnaiz | Stars: Diana López, Crimsaiz, José Antonio López Alcántara, María Pilar Mendoza Simón

35. The Lawnmower Man (1987)

12 min | Short, Horror

4.3
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A man hires a one man lawn care service who turns out to be a dangerous religious psycho.

Director: James Gonis | Stars: Andy Clark, Helen Hanft, E.D. Phillips, Neil Schimmer

Votes: 461

36. N. (2008)

29 min | Short, Fantasy, Horror

6.8
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Sheila writes to her childhood friend about the death of her brother, a psychiatrist, suggesting that his suicide may be linked to his manuscript on his patient, N., who believed that his ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Shenkman, Holter Graham, Jeff Perry, Karen Ziemba

Votes: 12

37. Dark Heritage (1989)

94 min | Horror

4.2
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Reporter Clint Harrison is sent to investigate a massacre at a Louisiana campground and finds that it may be linked to the Dansen clan an old local family thought to have died out years ago.

Director: David McCormick | Stars: Mark LaCour, Tim Verkaik, Eddie Moore, Joan Parmelee

Votes: 248

38. The Cry of Mann (2017)

40 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

8.1
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After patriarch of the rich Mann family, oil magnate Tank Mann disappears, family begins falling apart with the help of mysterious villain Gergiev. An interactive live stream TV series by Wham City Comedy.

Stars: Cricket Arrison, Jessica Garrett, Chris 'Casper' Kelly, Connor Kizer

Votes: 15

39. I Know What You Need (2005)

Short, Horror, Mystery

6.8
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When Elizabeth Rogan met Edward Jackson Hamner, Jr., she thought it was an answer to her prayers. He helped her pass her psychology final and saved her scholarship just in time for her to ... See full summary »

Director: Shawn S. Lealos | Stars: Robert McIlrath, Kyle Dickinson, Adam Hale, Megan Harwick

Votes: 52

40. Charles Fort

Horror | Announced

An early 20th century researcher-writer explores teleportation, alien abduction, and other supernatural events.

41. 3:00 (2015)

6 min | Short, Horror

7.6
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One day in Vienna's museum the security Stephan Kirkhe has died. This video was found at his phone.

Director: Sergey A. | Star: Sergey A.

Votes: 27

42. The Haunter of the Dark 2 (2017)

106 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

3.8
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Every night the beginning writer from Tver, Yuri Kartenko, sees nightmares in which the city of Providensk appears. In search of answers to his questions, he decides to go to this city, ... See full summary »

Director: Dmitriy Khmelyov | Stars: Dmitriy Khmelyov, Sanek, Ruslan Abdullaev, Anton Alexandrov

Votes: 30

43. Harbinger (2016)

8 min | Short, Action, Sci-Fi

7.5
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A man led by horrific visions to a mysterious cabin hopes to put a stop to his nightmares. An H.P. Lovecraft inspired film.

Director: Alexander Crews | Stars: Michael Minto, Jonathan Castile

Votes: 24

44. Veil Anthology (2017– )

TV-MA | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

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Civilians attempt to survive the occasional onslaught brought by extra-dimensional monsters who reside inside the Veil.

Stars: Katie Burbery, Evelyn Cushing, Brianna Leblanc, Kaitlyn Marie

45. Dimension 404 (2017– )
Episode: Cinethrax (2017)

TV-14 | 42 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.1
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A snooty cinema purist struggles to convince his fellow film-goers that the 3D movie they're watching is summoning forth a brain-sucking interdimensional monster only he can see.

Director: Desmond Dolly | Stars: Sarah Hyland, Daniel Zovatto, Patton Oswalt, Mark Hamill

Votes: 309

46. Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2010–2013)
Episode: Come Undone (2013)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.5
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The mystery finally comes to an end.

Director: Victor Cook | Stars: Frank Welker, Mindy Cohn, Grey Griffin, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 165

47. Mysticons (2017– )
Episode: Episode #2.20

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Adventure

Will the girls and their allies, the dragons, be able to stop the apocalypse and its world-eating, lovecraftian harbinger?

Star: Nicki Burke

48. Night Gallery (1970–1973)
Episode: The Diary/A Matter of Semantics/Big Surprise/Professor Peabody's Last Lecture (1971)

TV-PG | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.4
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A strange diary shows gossip columnist her sad future. / Dracula visits a blood bank with an odd request. / Hawkins the hermit promises a surprise to three boys if they dig for it. / Professor Peabody publicly ridicules Lovecraftian gods.

Directors: Jerrold Freedman, William Hale, Jack Laird, Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Patty Duke, Virginia Mayo, David Wayne, Cesar Romero

Votes: 237

49. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: The Milkman Cometh (1987)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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Ruth Cooley is curious as to the reason why her husband Garry leaves unusual written requests in their mailbox for the mail carrier to fulfill.

Director: John Strysik | Stars: Robert Forster, Seymour Cassel, Shannon Wilcox, Chad Allen

Votes: 154

50. Darkroom (1981–1982)
Episode: The Partnership (1981)

Horror, Thriller, Fantasy

6.8
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As part of a strange partnership, an old man lures travelers to an old abandoned funhouse.

Director: John McPherson | Stars: James Coburn, Pat Buttram, David Carradine, Carole Cook

Votes: 21



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