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1. King Kong (1933)

Passed | 1 hr 40 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

Rated on 10 Jan 2021

A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal ape who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Votes: 80,373

2. The Passenger (1975)

PG-13 | 2 hr 6 min | Drama, Thriller

Rated on 10 Jan 2021

A frustrated war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to cover, takes the risky path of coopting the identity of a dead arms dealer acquaintance.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry

Votes: 21,898

3. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

R | 2 hr 13 min | Drama

Rated on 09 Jan 2021

A criminal pleads insanity and is admitted to a mental institution, where he rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients.

Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

Votes: 931,196

4. Creepshow (1982)

R | 2 hr | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

Rated on 07 Jan 2021

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

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

Votes: 43,066

5. Citizen Kane (1941)

PG | 1 hr 59 min | Drama, Mystery

Rated on 07 Jan 2021

Following the death of publishing tycoon Charles Foster Kane, reporters scramble to uncover the meaning of his final utterance; 'Rosebud'.

Director: Orson Welles | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 411,226

6. The Uninvited (1944)

Passed | 1 hr 39 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

Rated on 07 Jan 2021

A composer and his sister discover that the reason they are able to purchase a beautiful gothic seacoast mansion very cheaply is the house's unsavory past.

Director: Lewis Allen | Stars: Ray Milland, Ruth Hussey, Donald Crisp, Cornelia Otis Skinner

Votes: 10,210

7. The Third Man (1949)

Approved | 1 hr 33 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 07 Jan 2021

Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.

Director: Carol Reed | Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Trevor Howard

Votes: 161,121

8. Easy Rider (1969)

R | 1 hr 35 min | Adventure, Drama

Rated on 07 Jan 2021

Two bikers head from L.A. to New Orleans through the open country and desert lands, and along the way they meet a man who bridges a counter-culture gap of which they had been unaware.

Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson, Antonio Mendoza

Votes: 101,564

9. Alien (1979)

R | 1 hr 57 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Rated on 25 Oct 2020

After a space merchant vessel receives an unknown transmission as a distress call, one of the crew is attacked by a mysterious life form and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 800,658

10. The Shining (1980)

R | 2 hr 26 min | Drama, Horror

Rated on 25 Oct 2020

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

Votes: 914,521

11. The Conformist (1970)

R | 1 hr 53 min | Drama

Rated on 25 Oct 2020

A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci | Stars: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Stefania Sandrelli, Gastone Moschin, Enzo Tarascio

Votes: 27,751

12. The Andromeda Strain (1971)

G | 2 hr 11 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Rated on 17 Oct 2020

A team of top scientists work feverishly in a secret, state-of-the-art laboratory to discover what has killed the citizens of a small town and learn how this deadly contagion can be stopped.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: James Olson, Arthur Hill, David Wayne, Kate Reid

Votes: 34,091

13. Amarcord (1973)

R | 2 hr 3 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 17 Oct 2020

A series of comedic and nostalgic vignettes set in a 1930s Italian coastal town.

Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Magali Noël, Bruno Zanin, Pupella Maggio, Armando Brancia

Votes: 40,535

14. Frankenstein (1931)

Passed | 1 hr 10 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

Rated on 13 Oct 2020

Dr. Frankenstein dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster out of lifeless body parts.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Colin Clive, Mae Clarke, Boris Karloff, John Boles

Votes: 66,188

15. Phantasm (1979)

R | 1 hr 29 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Rated on 12 Oct 2020

A teenage boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber, known only as the Tall Man, who employs a lethal arsenal of unearthly weapons.

Director: Don Coscarelli | Stars: A. Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Reggie Bannister, Kathy Lester

Votes: 32,903

16. The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)

Not Rated | 1 hr 22 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

A man's obsession with his dead wife drives a wedge between him and his new bride.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Elizabeth Shepherd, John Westbrook, Derek Francis

Votes: 5,519

17. The Great Dictator (1940)

Passed | 2 hr 5 min | Comedy, Drama, War

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

Dictator Adenoid Hynkel tries to expand his empire while a poor Jewish barber tries to avoid persecution from Hynkel's regime.

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Votes: 206,382

18. Dragonwyck (1946)

Not Rated | 1 hr 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

A simple Connecticut farm girl is recruited by a distant relative, an aristocratic patroon, to be governess to his young daughter in his Hudson Valley mansion.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Vincent Price, Glenn Langan

Votes: 3,926

19. The Invisible Man (1933)

TV-PG | 1 hr 11 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

A scientist finds a way of becoming invisible, but in doing so, he becomes murderously insane.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan, Henry Travers

Votes: 31,270

20. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Approved | 1 hr 22 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

While awaiting execution for murder, Baron Victor Frankenstein tells the story of a creature he built and brought to life - only for it to behave not as he intended.

Director: Terence Fisher | Stars: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Christopher Lee

Votes: 9,832

21. Gaslight (1940)

Not Rated | 1 hr 24 min | Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

Twenty years after the murder of Alice Barlow, her house is finally occupied again. However, the husband from the couple who have moved in has a secret which he will do anything to keep hidden.

Director: Thorold Dickinson | Stars: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard, Frank Pettingell, Cathleen Cordell

Votes: 4,011

22. The Ghoul (1933)

Not Rated | 1 hr 17 min | Action, Drama, Horror

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

An Egyptologist returns from the dead to take revenge on those who have violated his tomb.

Director: T. Hayes Hunter | Stars: Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger, Dorothy Hyson

Votes: 2,411

23. Dead of Night (1945)

Approved | 1 hr 17 min | Drama, Horror

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

Architect Walter Craig (Mervyn Johns) senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales.

Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden, Robert Hamer | Stars: Mervyn Johns, Michael Redgrave, Roland Culver, Mary Merrall

Votes: 11,211

24. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)

Unrated | 1 hr 23 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

Extraterrestrials traveling in high-tech flying saucers contact a scientist as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.

Director: Fred F. Sears | Stars: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 7,138

25. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

G | 1 hr 32 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

An alien lands and tells the people of Earth that they must live peacefully or be destroyed as a danger to other planets.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe

Votes: 76,773

26. Rashomon (1950)

Not Rated | 1 hr 28 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

The rape of a bride and the murder of her samurai husband are recalled from the perspectives of a bandit, the bride, the samurai's ghost and a woodcutter.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Machiko Kyô, Masayuki Mori, Takashi Shimura

Votes: 155,361

27. The Shop on Main Street (1965)

Not Rated | 2 hr 8 min | Drama, War

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

A carpenter in the Fascist Slovak State is appointed "Aryan controller" of a Jewish widow's store.

Directors: Ján Kadár, Elmar Klos | Stars: Ida Kaminska, Jozef Kroner, Frantisek Zvarík, Hana Slivková

Votes: 8,118

28. Diabolique (1955)

Not Rated | 1 hr 57 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

The wife and mistress of a loathed school principal plan to murder him with what they believe is the perfect alibi.

Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot | Stars: Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse, Charles Vanel

Votes: 62,113

29. La Chinoise (1967)

Not Rated | 1 hr 35 min | Comedy, Drama

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

A small group of French students are studying Mao, trying to find out their position in the world and how to change the world to a Maoistic community using terrorism.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Anne Wiazemsky, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Juliet Berto, Michel Semeniako

Votes: 6,368

30. Poltergeist (1982)

PG | 1 hr 54 min | Horror, Thriller

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

A family's home is haunted by a host of demonic ghosts.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight

Votes: 146,167

31. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

R | 1 hr 23 min | Horror

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

Two siblings and three of their friends en route to visit their grandfather's grave in Texas fall victim to a family of cannibalistic psychopaths.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger, Paul A. Partain

Votes: 139,840

32. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

G | 1 hr 19 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.

Director: Jack Arnold | Stars: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno

Votes: 27,258

33. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Passed | 1 hr 33 min | Horror

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

A mad, disfigured composer seeks love with a lovely young opera singer.

Directors: Rupert Julian, Lon Chaney, Ernst Laemmle, Edward Sedgwick | Stars: Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, Arthur Edmund Carewe

Votes: 17,008

34. Night of the Creeps (1986)

R | 1 hr 28 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them.

Director: Fred Dekker | Stars: Jason Lively, Tom Atkins, Steve Marshall, Jill Whitlow

Votes: 21,330

35. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

PG | 1 hr 55 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

When strange seeds drift to earth from space, mysterious pods begin to grow and invade San Francisco, California, where they replicate the residents into emotionless automatons one body at a time.

Director: Philip Kaufman | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 54,091

36. Black Christmas (1974)

R | 1 hr 38 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger.

Director: Bob Clark | Stars: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

Votes: 35,043

37. The Haunted Palace (1963)

Not Rated | 1 hr 27 min | Horror

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

Charles Dexter Ward arrives at a small village to visit the house he inherited from his ancestor who died there 100 years ago.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Vincent Price, Debra Paget, Lon Chaney Jr., Frank Maxwell

Votes: 6,254

38. The Changeling (1980)

R | 1 hr 47 min | Horror, Mystery

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

After the death of his wife and daughter in a car crash, a music professor staying at an old mansion is dragged into a decades-old mystery by an inexplicable presence in the mansion's attic.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Jean Marsh

Votes: 30,825

39. The Amityville Horror (1979)

R | 1 hr 57 min | Horror

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

Newlyweds and their three kids move into a large house where a mass murder was committed. They start to experience strange, inexplicable manifestations which have strong effects on everyone living or visiting the house.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: James Brolin, Margot Kidder, Rod Steiger, Don Stroud

Votes: 35,800

40. Casablanca (1942)

PG | 1 hr 42 min | Drama, Romance, War

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

A cynical expatriate American cafe owner struggles to decide whether or not to help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape the Nazis in French Morocco.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains

Votes: 529,354

41. All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

Passed | 2 hr 32 min | Drama, War

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

A German youth eagerly enters World War I, but his enthusiasm wanes as he gets a firsthand view of the horror.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Votes: 57,846

42. Taxi Driver (1976)

R | 1 hr 54 min | Crime, Drama

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

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: 738,761

43. Village of the Damned (1960)

Not Rated | 1 hr 17 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

In the English village of Midwich, the blonde-haired, glowing-eyed children of uncertain paternity prove to have frightening powers.

Director: Wolf Rilla | Stars: George Sanders, Barbara Shelley, Michael Gwynn, Laurence Naismith

Votes: 15,569

44. Double Indemnity (1944)

Passed | 1 hr 47 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

An insurance representative lets himself be talked by a seductive housewife into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses the suspicion of an insurance investigator.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Votes: 145,894

45. The Snake Pit (1948)

Not Rated | 1 hr 48 min | Drama, Mystery

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

A detailed chronicle of a woman during her stay in a mental institution.

Director: Anatole Litvak | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Mark Stevens, Leo Genn, Celeste Holm

Votes: 6,983

46. The Haunting (1963)

G | 1 hr 52 min | Horror

Rated on 11 Oct 2020

Hill House has stood for about 90 years and appears haunted: its inhabitants have always met strange, tragic ends. Now Dr. John Markway has assembled a team of people who he thinks will prove whether or not the house is haunted.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn

Votes: 35,398