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4. I Am Legend (2007)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.
Votes: 690,193 | Gross: $256.39M
5. Stand by Me (1986)
R | 89 min | Adventure, Drama
After the death of one of his friends, a writer recounts a childhood journey with his friends to find the body of a missing boy.
Votes: 365,410 | Gross: $52.29M
6. The Mist (2007)
R | 126 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
Votes: 282,323 | Gross: $25.59M
7. Hellraiser (1987)
R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
A woman discovers the newly resurrected, partially formed, body of her brother-in-law. She starts killing for him to revitalize his body so he can escape the demonic beings that are pursuing him after he escaped their sadistic underworld.
Votes: 104,871 | Gross: $14.56M
8. 1922 (2017)
TV-MA | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A simple yet proud farmer in the year 1922 conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to assist. But their actions have unintended consequences.
9. Haven (2010–2015)
TV-PG | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Many in the coastal town of Haven, Maine have a dormant curse or "trouble" that could trigger at any time for any reason. FBI agent Audrey Parker, the sheriff and the town's black sheep must deal with the troubles' deadly effects.
11. The Turning (2020)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A young governess is hired to look after an orphaned girl, but the return of the girl's problematic brother uncovers secrets from their past. A modern take on Henry James' novella "The Turn of the Screw."
12. In the Tall Grass (2019)
TV-MA | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
After hearing a young boy's cry for help, a sister and brother venture into a vast field of tall grass in Kansas but soon discover there may be no way out...and that something evil lurks within.
14. The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)
Approved | 170 min | Drama, Romance, War
Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
Votes: 57,607 | Gross: $23.65M
15. Enemy Mine (1985)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
During a long space war, the lives of two wounded enemies become dependent on their ability to forgive and to trust.
Votes: 43,695 | Gross: $4.27M
17. Albert Nobbs (2011)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance
Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th-century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most elegant hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living.
Votes: 23,581 | Gross: $3.01M
18. Revenge (I) (1990)
R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A retired US Navy pilot comes to Mexico, where he falls in love with the wife of a powerful businessman. The consequences will be cruel and unforeseen.
Votes: 16,840 | Gross: $15.65M
20. The Brave Little Toaster (1987)
Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A group of dated appliances embark on a journey to the city to find their master after being abandoned in a cabin in the woods.
22. Ivan's Childhood (1962)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama, War
During WWII, Soviet orphan Ivan Bondarev strikes up a friendship with three sympathetic Soviet officers while working as a scout behind the German lines.
24. CrissCross (1992)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama
A 12-year-old boy comes of age in 1969 Key West against the backdrop of the Apollo moon landing, when he begins to sell cocaine so his mother can stop stripping.
Votes: 1,739 | Gross: $3.05M
25. A Christmas Carol (2009)
PG | 96 min | Animation, Drama, Family
An animated retelling of Charles Dickens' classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.
Votes: 104,168 | Gross: $137.86M
27. Blood Ties (2007)
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Vicki Nelson, a former homicide detective turned private investigator, and Henry Fitzroy, a 470-year-old vampire, form a unique team solving cases and dealing with the supernatural world.
28. Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
G | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Set in Cincinnati at the height of the Great Depression, Kit Kittredge, a resourceful young girl, helps her mother run a boardinghouse after her father loses his job.
Votes: 5,655 | Gross: $17.66M
Unrated | 122 min | Drama, History
In the 16th century in the Cévennes, a horse dealer by the name of Michael Kohlhaas leads a happy family life. When a lord treats him unjustly, he raises an army and puts the country to fire and sword in order to have his rights restored.
30. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
Passed | 98 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Dr. Jekyll faces horrible consequences when he lets his dark side run wild with a potion that transforms him into the animalistic Mr. Hyde.
31. Goodbye, Columbus (1969)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An intelligent graduate and working-class army veteran has an affair and clashes with a 'nouveau riche' young woman, who does not care about birth control or the use of any other precautions to avoid pregnancy.
Votes: 1,790 | Gross: $22.94M
32. Unlocking Christmas (2020 TV Movie)
TV-G | 85 min | Mystery, Romance
When a mysterious key and a holiday riddle arrive on their doorsteps, Kate and Kevin embark on a Christmas romance adventure they'll never forget.
33. Youth Without Youth (2007)
R | 124 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A love story wrapped in a mystery. Set in World War II Europe, a professor is changed by a cataclysmic event and explores the mysteries of life.
Votes: 12,979 | Gross: $0.24M
35. Carmilla (2014–2016)
4 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy
Small town girl Laura Hollis has just finally moved out to go to Silas University. When her missing roommate is replaced without explanation, Laura vows to find out what is happening on ... See full summary »
36. The Resurrected (1991)
R | 108 min | Horror
Charles Dexter Ward's wife enlists the help of a private detective to find out what her husband is up to in a remote cabin owned by his family for centuries.
37. The Carmilla Movie (2017)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance
It has been five years since Laura and Carmilla vanquished the apocalypse and Carmilla became a bona fide mortal human. They have settled in to a cozy apartment in downtown Toronto; Laura ... See full summary »
38. The Son (2019)
TV-MA | 92 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Lorenzo, a 50 y.o. painter, is having a child with his new wife, Ingrid. She gets stranger and stranger - or he does. He claims, the baby's been switched.
39. A Christmas Carol: The Musical (2004 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical
An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by ghosts on Christmas Eve.
40. Nightflyers (1987)
R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Professor hires a spaceship to get to the source of weird signals from deep space. The trip is cut short however when the ship's computer gets jealous because the captain is in love with one of the female passengers and it gets homicidal.
Votes: 1,071 | Gross: $1.15M
41. Grand Tour: Disaster in Time (1991)
PG-13 | 99 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi
Before they can complete renovations on their new inn, Widower (Ben Wilson) and daughter (Hillary) are visited by a woman seeking immediate lodging for her strange group of travellers. Why ... See full summary »
42. Quiet Days in Clichy (1970)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
Not so quiet, Joey and Carl's days in Clichy... The two men, living in a small apartment, are penniless writers, with not enough to eat, which does not prevent them from enjoying life. One ... See full summary »
43. The Princess of Montpensier (2010)
Not Rated | 139 min | Action, Drama, History
Bertrand Tavernier is in top form with this gripping, superbly mounted drama set against the savage Catholic/Protestant wars that ripped France apart in the 16th century. Based on a novella... See full summary »
Votes: 3,702 | Gross: $0.34M
44. First Name: Carmen (1983)
R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Music
A woman involved with a terrorist group becomes dangerously close to the police officer guarding the bank they plan to rob.
45. Mickey's Christmas Carol (1983)
G | 26 min | Animation, Short, Comedy
The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece.
Votes: 10,877 | Gross: $21.00M
46. The Blue Umbrella (2005)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In a small village when a little girl's prescious umbrella is stolen, things goes wrong for a greedy tea seller who was very much interested in buying that umbrella from her.
48. Dean Spanley (2008)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
Set in Edwardian England where upper lips are always stiff and men from the Colonies are not entirely to be trusted, Fisk Senior has little time or affection for his son, but when the pair visit an eccentric Indian, they start a strange journey that eventually allows the old man to find his heart.
49. Le Amiche (1955)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman returns to her hometown of Turin to set up a new fashion salon and gets involved with a troubled woman and her three wealthy friends.
Votes: 2,639 | Gross: $0.05M