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1. Hitchcock (2012)

PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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55 Metascore

The relationship between Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho (1960) in 1959 is explored.

Director: Sacha Gervasi | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, Danny Huston

Votes: 68,707 | Gross: $6.01M

2. Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)

NC-17 | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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55 Metascore

An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Victoria Abril, Antonio Banderas, Loles León, Julieta Serrano

Votes: 21,975 | Gross: $4.09M

3. Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988–1999)

TV-14 | 92 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.6
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In the not-too-distant future Joel Robinson is held captive by Dr. Forrester and TV's Frank, forced to watch B-Grade movies on the Satellite of Love with the help of his robot friends: Cambot, Gypsy, Tom Servo and Crow T. Robot.

Stars: Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu, Kevin Murphy

Votes: 22,010

4. Gods and Monsters (1998)

R | 105 min | Biography, Drama

7.4
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74 Metascore

The last days of Frankenstein (1931) Director James Whale are explored.

Director: Bill Condon | Stars: Ian McKellen, Brendan Fraser, Lynn Redgrave, Lolita Davidovich

Votes: 27,620 | Gross: $6.39M

5. Cabin by the Lake (2000 TV Movie)

R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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A screenwriter, who lives in a cabin by the lake near Los Angeles, drowns young women, then goes back to visit their bodies and do their laundry.

Director: Po-Chih Leong | Stars: Judd Nelson, Hedy Burress, Michael Weatherly, Susan Gibney

Votes: 2,152

6. Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th (2013 Video)

Not Rated | 400 min | Documentary, Horror

8.6
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A chronicle of the history of the Friday the 13th franchise.

Director: Daniel Farrands | Stars: Corey Feldman, Peter M. Bracke, Samantha Delutri, Kimberly Higgins

Votes: 1,585

7. Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 239 min | Documentary, Horror

8.7
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Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history!

Directors: Daniel Farrands, Andrew Kasch | Stars: Heather Langenkamp, Stacey Alden, Erika Anderson, Marshall Bell

Votes: 3,789

8. Full Tilt Boogie (1997)

R | 97 min | Documentary

6.6
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A documentary about the production of From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) and the people who made it.

Director: Sarah Kelly | Stars: Rick Stribling, Ken Bondy, Amy Minda Cohen, Elizabeth Avellan

Votes: 2,514 | Gross: $0.01M

9. Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008)

R | 103 min | Documentary

7.7
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76 Metascore

The story of the Australian exploitation genre cinema of 1970s and 80s.

Director: Mark Hartley | Stars: Phillip Adams, Glory Annen, Christine Amor, Victoria Anoux

Votes: 3,729 | Gross: $0.02M

10. Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)

Approved | 122 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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The life and career of vaudevillian and silent screen horror star Lon Chaney, including his contentious relationship with his neurotic wife and his premature death.

Director: Joseph Pevney | Stars: James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 2,113

11. The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)

150 min | Documentary

7.8
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Slavoj Zizek examines famous films in a philosophical and a psychoanalytic context.

Director: Sophie Fiennes | Star: Slavoj Zizek

Votes: 5,794

12. Cut (I) (2000)

R | 82 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

4.2
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A killer begins to stalk the actors of a low budget horror film, killing them off one by one.

Director: Kimble Rendall | Stars: Molly Ringwald, Frank Roberts, Kylie Minogue, Geoff Revell

Votes: 3,041

13. Movie Macabre (1981–1993)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Horror

8.2
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An old-fashioned style horror movie marathon, hosted and commentated on by the Mistress of the Dark herself, Elvira.

Stars: Cassandra Peterson, John Paragon, Eve Smith, Fabian

Votes: 325

14. Machete Maidens Unleashed! (2010)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, History

7.4
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A fast moving odyssey into the subterranean world of the rarely explored province of Filipino genre filmmaking.

Director: Mark Hartley | Stars: Roger Corman, John Landis, Pete Tombs, Mark Holcomb

Votes: 1,460

15. Best Worst Movie (2009)

Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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61 Metascore

A look at the making of the film Troll 2 (1990) and its journey from being crowned the "worst film of all time" to a cherished cult classic.

Director: Michael Paul Stephenson | Stars: George Hardy, Lily Hardy, Pita Ray, Micki Knox

Votes: 7,234 | Gross: $0.10M

16. Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015)

PG-13 | 79 min | Documentary

7.4
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79 Metascore

Filmmakers discuss how Francois Truffaut's 1966 book "Cinema According to Hitchcock" influenced their work.

Director: Kent Jones | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Wes Anderson, Peter Bogdanovich, David Fincher

Votes: 5,060 | Gross: $0.30M

17. Elvira's Movie Macabre (2010– )

120 min | Horror

8.5
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A revamping, if you will, of the 1980's classic horror movie showcase, hosted by Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

Stars: Cassandra Peterson, Ted Biaselli, John Paragon, Patrick Bristow

Votes: 323

18. American Grindhouse (2010)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy

7.1
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A documentary about the history of exploitation movies, from the silent movie era to the 1970s.

Director: Elijah Drenner | Stars: Robert Forster, Eric Schaefer, Eddie Muller, John Landis

Votes: 2,052 | Gross: $0.01M

19. His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Horror

7.1
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A documentary exploring 30 years of the "Friday The 13th" film series featuring all new interviews with cast and crew from all 12 films and various horror fans and filmmakers.

Director: Daniel Farrands | Stars: Diane Almeida, Erich Anderson, Judie Aronson, Diana Barrows

Votes: 2,668

20. Terror in the Aisles (1984)

R | 84 min | Documentary, Horror, Thriller

6.5
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A compilation of scenes from many science fiction, crime drama and horror films of the 1930s through 1980s.

Director: Andrew J. Kuehn | Stars: Donald Pleasence, Nancy Allen, Fred Asparagus, Lainie Cooke

Votes: 1,619 | Gross: $10.00M

21. Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)

Unrated | 88 min | Documentary, Horror

7.3
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A documentary on the history of the slasher film.

Director: Jeff McQueen | Stars: Ed Green, Wes Craven, John Carpenter, Joseph Stefano

Votes: 3,144

22. The Best of Sex and Violence (1982)

R | 76 min | Documentary, Comedy, Horror

6.1
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Hosted by John Carradine, this tape is a compilation of scenes from and previews for various exploitation films.

Director: Ken Dixon | Stars: John Carradine, Laura Jane Leary, Angela Aames, David Carradine

Votes: 132

23. The American Nightmare (2000)

Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Horror

7.3
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An examination into the nature of 1960s-'70s horror films, the artists involved, and how they reflected contemporary society.

Director: Adam Simon | Stars: George A. Romero, John Carpenter, Tom Savini, David Cronenberg

Votes: 1,750

24. The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004– )

TV-14 | 300 min | Documentary, Comedy, Horror

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Film-makers, performers, genre authorities and selected high-profile fans count down the most chilling moments in cinematic history. Not just from horror films, but from such thrillers as ... See full summary »

Stars: Keiko Agena, Krista Allen, David Arquette, Clive Barker

Votes: 905

25. Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film (2009)

Unrated | 96 min | Documentary, Horror

7.2
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An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre.

Director: Andrew Monument | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Larry Cohen, Joe Dante, John Carpenter

Votes: 2,404

26. 100 Years of Horror (1996– )

Unrated | 343 min | Documentary, Horror

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Clips from Horror Films.

Stars: Christopher Lee, Roger Corman, Hugh Hefner, Fred Olen Ray

Votes: 302

27. 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: 723

28. Halloween: The Inside Story (2010 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary

8.1
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"Halloween: The Inside Story" takes a look at one of the most successful film franchises of all time as it goes behind the scenes of John Carpenter's "Halloween," the "frightfest" that ... See full summary »

Director: Phil Nobile Jr. | Stars: Rob Naughton, Rob Zombie, Anthony Masi, Jeffrey Lyons

Votes: 296

29. Coming Soon (1982 Video)

55 min | Documentary, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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Scenes and trailers from fifty of Universal's greatest horror films.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Acquanetta, John Agar, Louise Allbritton

Votes: 146

30. Surrealistic Nightmares: An In-depth Look at Walloon Horror Cinema (2020)

101 min | Documentary, Horror | Filming

After researching the Flemish horror cinema in "Forgotten Scares", director Steve De Roover digs deeper in the follow-up documentary "Surrealistic Nightmares" and shows the beginning of ... See full summary »

Directors: Steve De Roover, Jérôme Vandewattyne | Stars: Guillermo del Toro, Pascal Laugier, Xavier Gens, Fabrice du Welz

31. The Psycho Legacy (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary

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The cast and crew of all four Psycho films recall their time working on the influential horror series as today's masters of horror reminisce on what the movies stirred in them.

Director: Robert V. Galluzzo | Stars: Jason Allentoff, Sharen Camille, Mike Cucinotta, Juliette Cummins

Votes: 351

32. Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Horror

7.6
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A retrospective documentary about the Halloween movie franchise.

Director: Stefan Hutchinson | Stars: P.J. Soles, Irwin Yablans, Moustapha Akkad, John Carpenter

Votes: 1,617

33. Thir13en Ghosts Revealed (2002 Video)

Not Rated | 20 min | Short, Documentary

7.6
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Stars: Matthew Lillard, Joel Silver, Tony Shalhoub, F. Murray Abraham

Votes: 30

34. Drift (I) (2000)

TV-MA | 86 min | Drama, Romance, Comedy

5.4
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59 Metascore

At his agent's party, Ryan, a young screenwriter, and Joel, Ryan's boyfriend, meet Leo, an aspiring novelist and a college student. During an intense conversation about serial killers, Ryan... See full summary »

Director: Quentin Lee | Stars: Reggie Lee, Andy Steinlen, Jonathon Roessler, Desi del Valle

Votes: 444

35. The Omen: Prophecy Fulfilled (2006 TV Movie)

23 min | Documentary, Horror

5.3
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A documentary looking at the real-life events behind The Omen remake.

Director: Mark Popple | Stars: Lionel Fanthorpe, Mia Farrow, John Moore, Lancelot Narayan

Votes: 49

36. Masters of Horror (2002 TV Movie)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary

7.5
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More clips from horror movies, plus interviews with other horror legends.

Directors: Mike Mendez, Dave Parker | Stars: Dario Argento, Bruce Campbell, John Carpenter, Wes Craven

Votes: 493

37. Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary

7.2
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Gory, Gory, Hallelujah! Take an outrageous ride through the wild world of exploitation films with this often-hilarious documentary, HERSCHELL GORDON LEWIS, THE GODFATHER OF GORE!

Directors: Frank Henenlotter, Jimmy Maslon | Stars: Mal Arnold, John Bloom, Jerome Eden, David F. Friedman

Votes: 249

38. Deadline (1984)

R | 90 min | Action, Horror, Thriller

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A screenwriter begins to losevthe ability to distinguish between his fantasies and reality, with disastrous results. As he thinks about what this could mean, he begins to lose his grip on ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Azzopardi | Stars: Stephen Young, Sharon Masters, Marvin Goldhar, Jeannie Elias

Votes: 242

39. Unspooled (2008)

89 min | Documentary

7.8
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Director: Keir Moreano | Stars: Larry Brustofski, Norm Golden, Nicole Vicius

Votes: 22

40. The Omen Legacy (2001 TV Movie)

100 min | Documentary

6.9
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The true stories that spawned the eerie tale of Damien, a small boy with an angelic face, whose very name still conjures up thoughts of Satan. This documentary shares spine-tingling ... See full summary »

Director: Brent Zacky | Stars: Jack Palance, David Seltzer, Blanche Barton, Doug Posey

Votes: 258

41. Scream: The Inside Story (2011 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

7.8
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In 1996, the horror master Wes Craven (A Nightmare on Elm Street) unleashed Scream, a slasher movie aimed at a whole new generation of teenage movie-goers. Though premiering at a time when ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Farrands | Stars: David Arquette, Lisa Beach, Marco Beltrami, Howard Berger

Votes: 428

42. Horror Business (2005 Video)

Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary

5.6
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Take a walk on the scary side with guerrilla horror filmmakers and the bizarre culture that drives them to pursue their dreams. In 2003, filmmaker Christopher P. Garetano began what would ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher P. Garetano | Stars: Ray Adell, Mark Borchardt, Ron Atkins, Ken Keen

Votes: 176

43. Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever (2012)

75 min | Documentary

6.3
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A celebration of slasher cinema - from PSYCHO to the present day, with a focus on highlighting many of the genre's forgotten cult classics, deconstructing how to survive a slice and dice ... See full summary »

Director: Calum Waddell | Stars: Emily Booth, Tom Holland, Fred Olen Ray, Mick Garris

Votes: 156

44. Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

7.1
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You've heard of Hollywood, a town of tinsel and glamour, the town of Paramount, Columbia and MGM.  But there is another Hollywood, a place where maverick independent EXPLOITATION FILMMAKERS... See full summary »

Director: Ray Greene | Stars: F.X. Feeney, Maila Nurmi, Michael Copner, Samuel Z. Arkoff

Votes: 522

45. Rocky Horror 25: Anniversary Special (2000 TV Special)

99 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

6.0
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VH-1 celebrates Rocky Horror's 25th Anniversary with a Celebrity Karaoke special at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

Stars: Richard O'Brien, Patricia Quinn, Nell Campbell, Jesse L. Martin

Votes: 131

46. Macabre Theatre (2002–2018)

120 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror

6.8
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Adult humor. See old cult, campy and some classic horror films every week with skits by "Ivonna Cadaver" and Butch Patrick in spooky locations. Also Goth Trivia, Ivonna's Music Dungeon List... See full summary »

Stars: Natalie Popovich, Butch Patrick, Phil Nichols, David Markham

Votes: 122

47. Tainted Love (I) (2014)

Not Rated | 105 min | Mystery

5.4
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A strange story of love, desire, lust, horror, mystery, and the supernatural, when a mysterious beautiful woman arrives and sets up camp in a small village in Oxfordshire.

Director: Will Moore | Stars: Samantha Morrish, Jodie Jameson, Rory Nolan, Paul Lavers

Votes: 8

48. Assmonster: The Making of a Horror Movie (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy

4.8
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This is a comedy about a guy who watches an awful DVDr that was made by one of those fake directors who sell their crap at horror conventions and decides that he too will make a bad movie and sell it for $30 a copy.

Director: Bill Zebub | Stars: Bill Zebub, Frederic W. Barnes, Ed Bowkey, Steve Nebesni

Votes: 86

49. Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005 Video)

R | 52 min | Documentary

7.4
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An in-depth analysis of the "Video Nasty" scandal of the early 1980s in Britain.

Director: David Gregory | Stars: Chris Theobald, Norman Abbott, Barrie Gold, Bill Best

Votes: 252

50. Halloween 4: Final Cut (2001 Video)

17 min | Documentary, Short, Horror

6.8
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Retrospective documentary on the making of "Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers."

Director: Mark Cerulli | Stars: James Rosenthal, Moustapha Akkad, Ellie Cornell, Paul Freeman

Votes: 110



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