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1. Kong: Skull Island (2017)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.6
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62 Metascore

After the Vietnam war, a team of scientists explores an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden.

Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts | Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly

Votes: 246,547 | Gross: $168.05M

2. King Kong (2005)

PG-13 | 187 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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81 Metascore

A greedy film producer assembles a team of moviemakers and sets out for the infamous Skull Island, where they find more than just cannibalistic natives.

Director: Peter Jackson | Stars: Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann

Votes: 372,289 | Gross: $218.08M

3. King Kong (1976)

PG | 134 min | Adventure, Horror

5.9
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61 Metascore

A petroleum exploration expedition comes to an isolated island and encounters a colossal giant gorilla.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin, Jessica Lange, John Randolph

Votes: 27,918 | Gross: $52.61M

4. King Kong (1933)

Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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90 Metascore

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: 74,737 | Gross: $10.00M

5. The Ringer (1952)

78 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.4
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A criminal master of disguise nicknamed The Ringer is out for deadly revenge against a treacherous London lawyer who is under police protection.

Director: Guy Hamilton | Stars: Herbert Lom, Donald Wolfit, Mai Zetterling, Greta Gynt

Votes: 120

6. The Terror (1938)

64 min | Crime, Mystery

5.8
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A mysterious criminal mastermind plots a spectacular gold robbery, then after the robbery is completed he makes sure his gang is caught by the police, keeps the gold and disappears. After ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Bird | Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Bernard Lee, Arthur Wontner, Linden Travers

Votes: 148

7. Mighty Joe Young (1998)

PG | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.6
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51 Metascore

A legendary fifteen-foot tall mountain gorilla named Joe is taken to an animal sanctuary in California by a zoologist and a young woman whom he grew up with. A poacher from the past returns to seek vengeance on him.

Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Bill Paxton, Charlize Theron, Rade Serbedzija, Peter Firth

Votes: 26,291 | Gross: $50.63M

8. King Kong Lives (1986)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Adventure

3.9
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32 Metascore

Kong falls from the twin towers and he appears to be alive. However, his heart is failing, so it's replaced with an artificial one. All is well until he senses that there's a female Kong somewhere out there and escapes wreaking havoc.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Brian Kerwin, Linda Hamilton, Peter Elliott, George Antoni

Votes: 5,019 | Gross: $4.71M

9. What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)

R | 107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.0
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In London, the Italian gym teacher Enrico 'Henry' Rosseni is having a love affair with his eighteen year-old student Elizabeth, who is the niece of the owner of the Catholic school where he... See full summary »

Director: Massimo Dallamano | Stars: Fabio Testi, Karin Baal, Cristina Galbó, Joachim Fuchsberger

Votes: 3,926

10. BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (1950–1959)

Drama

8.0
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Series of television plays performed live.

Stars: Richard Caldicot, George Woodbridge, Robert Brown, Brian Rix

Votes: 65

11. Kraft Theatre (1947–1958)

60 min | Drama

8.6
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A well-received anthology series presenting live television dramas.

Stars: Vaughn Taylor, Ed Herlihy, Valerie Cossart, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 120

12. Psycho-Circus (1966)

Not Rated | 91 min | Mystery, Thriller, Horror

5.4
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A circus becomes the location for stolen loot and murder.

Directors: Werner Jacobs, John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Christopher Lee, Leo Genn, Anthony Newlands, Heinz Drache

Votes: 1,012

13. Double Face (1969)

Not Rated | 88 min | Thriller

5.6
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A millionaire is unwittingly led into murder by his lesbian wife.

Director: Riccardo Freda | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Christiane Krüger, Günther Stoll, Annabella Incontrera

Votes: 507

14. The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (1959–1965)

Drama, Mystery

7.9
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Mystery crime stories with sometimes different cops and many now famous faces.

Stars: George Hilsdon, Bernard Lee, Stanley Morgan, Tony Wall

Votes: 105

15. SOKO 5113 (1978– )

50 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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The cases of a major crimes unit of the Munich police.

Stars: Michel Guillaume, Wilfried Klaus, Hartmut Schreier, Bianca Hein

Votes: 182

16. Armchair Theatre (1956–1974)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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This show was a British television drama anthology series of single plays that ran on the ITV network from 1956 to 1974. It was originally produced by Associated British Corporation, and later by Thames Television from mid 1968.

Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Billie Whitelaw, Neil McCallum, Paul Whitsun-Jones

Votes: 112

17. The Bloodstained Butterfly (1971)

Not Rated | 99 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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When a girl is murdered in a park, a man is tried and convicted for the crime but afterwards the killings continue.

Director: Duccio Tessari | Stars: Helmut Berger, Giancarlo Sbragia, Evelyn Stewart, Silvano Tranquilli

Votes: 1,068

18. The Devil Came from Akasava (1971)

84 min | Adventure, Thriller

4.9
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A mineral is discovered which can turn metal to gold or humans into zombies. When the mineral is stolen, secret agents are sent in to get the mineral back!

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Fred Williams, Soledad Miranda, Horst Tappert, Ewa Strömberg

Votes: 529

19. Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972)

Unrated | 92 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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A woman, a survivor of a failed murder attempt by a person dubbed "The Half-Moon Killer" by the police, and her husband must find the connecting thread between herself, six other women, and... See full summary »

Director: Umberto Lenzi | Stars: Antonio Sabato, Uschi Glas, Pier Paolo Capponi, Rossella Falk

Votes: 1,674

20. The Human Monster (1939)

Not Rated | 73 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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Insurance agent-physician collects on policies of men murdered by a disfigured resident of the home for the blind where he acts as doctor-on-call.

Director: Walter Summers | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Hugh Williams, Greta Gynt, Edmon Ryan

Votes: 988

21. ITV Play of the Week (1955–1974)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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An anthology series from the U.K., from 1955 to 1974, producing about five hundred ninety-minute episodes from Granada Television.

Stars: Derek Francis, Alfred Burke, Arthur Hewlett, Charles Lloyd Pack

Votes: 47

22. The Trygon Factor (1966)

M | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.9
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Scotland Yard Superintendent Cooper-Smith investigates the suspicious looking Emberday estate where the Emberday family and an order of nuns reside.

Director: Cyril Frankel | Stars: Stewart Granger, Susan Hampshire, Cathleen Nesbitt, James Culliford

Votes: 283

23. King Kong Skull Island (2019– )

Adventure

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will focus on a female lead, surrounded by a very diverse cast, and will explore the origins of Skull Island.

24. Five Golden Dragons (1967)

Not Rated | 93 min | Action, Drama

5.0
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A naive young American playboy in Hong Kong finds himself caught up in the middle of an international crime.

Director: Jeremy Summers | Stars: Robert Cummings, Margaret Lee, Rupert Davies, Klaus Kinski

Votes: 293

25. Der Wixxer (2004)

85 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.1
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A mysterious serial killer is shocking the underworld. Scotland Yard is investigating the case. Clues lead the detectives to Blackwhite Castle.

Director: Tobi Baumann | Stars: Oliver Kalkofe, Bastian Pastewka, Thomas Fritsch, Tanja Wenzel

Votes: 7,501

26. The Revenge of the Living Dead Girls (1987)

Not Rated | 76 min | Horror

4.0
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Promoted as France's first gore film, Revenge of the Living Dead Girls (La revanche des mortes-vivantes) is a consumate shocker of horror and sex that as grown into a legend as being one of the sickest and most perverse of zombie films.

Director: Pierre B. Reinhard | Stars: Cornélia Wilms, Kathryn Charly, Anthea Wyler, Véronique Catanzaro

Votes: 572

27. Dead Eyes of London (1961)

Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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Wealthy, heavily insured men are being murdered at an alarming rate. Scotland Yard investigates and finds clues that lead to a ring of blind men, led by a mysterious "reverend."

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Karin Baal, Dieter Borsche, Wolfgang Lukschy

Votes: 847

28. Sanders of the River (1935)

Not Rated | 85 min | Adventure, Drama, Music

5.5
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British District Officer in Nigeria in the 1930's rules his area strictly but justly, and struggles with gun-runners and slavers with the aid of a loyal native chief.

Directors: Zoltan Korda, Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Paul Robeson, Leslie Banks, Nina Mae McKinney, Robert Cochran

Votes: 479

29. Creature with the Blue Hand (1967)

GP | 74 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.0
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Scotland Yard is after a homicidal maniac called The Blue Hand, which is what he uses to kill his victims.

Directors: Alfred Vohrer, Samuel M. Sherman | Stars: Harald Leipnitz, Klaus Kinski, Carl Lange, Ilse Steppat

Votes: 564

30. The Mysterious Magician (1964)

95 min | Crime, Mystery

6.7
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The sister of a famous, but as yet uncaught, criminal named The Hexer is murdered. Inspector Higgins of Scotland Yard believes that The Hexer will surface to take his revenge on his ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Heinz Drache, Sophie Hardy, Siegfried Lowitz

Votes: 1,022

31. Face of the Frog (1959)

89 min | Crime, Thriller

6.4
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Both Scotland Yard and an amateur American sleuth are tracking a master criminal known as The Frog. This moniker refers to the bulging-eyed mask worn by the evildoer, and is reflected by ... See full summary »

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Elfie von Kalckreuth, Jochen Brockmann, Carl Lange

Votes: 812

32. The Four Just Men (1959–1960)

30 min | Drama

8.4
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Four men: a British politician, an American journalist in Paris, a lawyer in the U.S., and a Roman hotelier, band together to fight injustice wherever they find it.

Stars: Richard Conte, Dan Dailey, Jack Hawkins, Lisa Gastoni

Votes: 67

33. The Terror (1928)

85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Guests at an old English manor house are stalked by a mysterious killer known only as 'The Terror.'

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: May McAvoy, Louise Fazenda, Edward Everett Horton, Alec B. Francis

Votes: 25

34. Angels of Terror (1971)

89 min | Thriller

5.5
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An Australian woman arrives in London to search for her sister who she finds is involved with a heroin smuggling gang. The gang itself is under attack from an unknown rival, who is methodically assassinating them with a shot to the head.

Director: Harald Philipp | Stars: Uschi Glas, Hansjörg Felmy, Werner Peters, Harry Riebauer

Votes: 283

35. Die seltsame Gräfin (1961)

95 min | Adventure, Crime

6.1
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A girl is almost murdered, but no explainable motive can be found until a 20 year old murder is uncovered and linked to the case.

Directors: Josef von Báky, Jürgen Roland, Ottokar Runze | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Brigitte Grothum, Lil Dagover, Marianne Hoppe

Votes: 428

36. Danger (1950–1955)

30 min | Drama

7.9
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Live psychological and murder mystery dramas, and one of the first U.S. television dramas to make effective use of background music.

Stars: Dick Stark, Edward Binns, Joseph Anthony, Richard Kiley

Votes: 54

37. The Devil's Daffodil (1961)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

5.6
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A Chinese detective breaks up a drug smuggling ring and tries to find the "Daffodil Killer". The drug smugglers had devised the ingenious method of smuggling heroin from Hong Kong in the stems of daffodils.

Director: Ákos Ráthonyi | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, William Lucas, Sabine Sesselmann, Penelope Horner

Votes: 391

38. The Mighty Kong (1998 Video)

G | 71 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

4.3
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Ann Darrow, a down-on-her-luck actress looking for work, meeting film director Carl Denham, who offers her a job in a new movie. They board the Venture to leave for the film shoot. The ... See full summary »

Director: Art Scott | Stars: Dudley Moore, Jodi Benson, Randy Hamilton, William Sage

Votes: 121

39. Neues vom Wixxer (2007)

98 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

6.1
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News from the Wixxer is a German comedy film from the year 2007 and the continuation of the movie The Wixxer from the year 2004.

Directors: Cyrill Boss, Philipp Stennert | Stars: Oliver Kalkofe, Bastian Pastewka, Joachim Fuchsberger, Christiane Paul

Votes: 4,184

40. The Terrible People (1960)

92 min | Crime, Horror, Drama

6.3
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A creepy German-made Wallace thriller about the ghost of a hanged man who returns to fulfill his promise. All of his accusers must die.

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Karin Dor, Fritz Rasp, Dieter Eppler

Votes: 392

41. Chamber of Horrors (1940)

79 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.6
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A murder is found to be connected to a false heir and a secret underground torture chamber.

Director: Norman Lee | Stars: Leslie Banks, Lilli Palmer, Romilly Lunge, Gina Malo

Votes: 360

42. The Hunchback of Soho (1966)

89 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

6.0
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A woman is kidnapped and her identity is stolen by criminals attempting to collect her inheritance.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Günther Stoll, Pinkas Braun, Monika Peitsch, Siegfried Schürenberg

Votes: 264

43. The Inn on the River (1962)

92 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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A serial killer named The Shark is terrorizing London by killing his victims with a speargun and then, dressed in a scruba-diver's wetsuit, using the city's sewer tunnels to make his ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Joachim Fuchsberger, Brigitte Grothum, Elisabeth Flickenschildt, Klaus Kinski

Votes: 743

44. The Indian Scarf (1963)

93 min | Drama, Crime

6.6
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When a wealthy man dies, his avaricious relatives look forward to inheriting all his money. However, he leaves a provision in his will that they all must spend a week together in his castle... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Heinz Drache, Corny Collins, Klaus Kinski, Gisela Uhlen

Votes: 763

45. The Forger of London (1961)

93 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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A ring of counterfeiters is flooding the country with phony money, and suspicion falls upon a wealthy playboy who may--or may not--have amnesia.

Director: Harald Reinl | Stars: Karin Dor, Hellmut Lange, Siegfried Lowitz, Mady Rahl

Votes: 360

46. Sanders (1963)

83 min | Adventure

4.8
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A British colonial policeman in Africa investigates a murder in a hospital up river.

Director: Lawrence Huntington | Stars: Richard Todd, Marianne Koch, Albert Lieven, Walter Rilla

Votes: 261

47. Night of the Skull (1974)

82 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

5.4
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Horror mystery about the residents of a Louisiana castle who are being murdered by a masked killer. When the family arrives for the reading of Marion's will, his wife is strapped to the ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Alberto Dalbés, Evelyne Scott, William Berger, Maribel Hidalgo

Votes: 246

48. Crossroads to Crime (1960)

57 min | Crime

5.5
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PC Don Ross suspects that a gang of lorry hijackers, operating from a transport café, is behind a series of vehicle thefts. When his suspicions are dismissed by his superiors, Ross decides ... See full summary »

Director: Gerry Anderson | Stars: Miriam Karlin, George Murcell, David Graham, Victor Maddern

Votes: 60

49. The Mind of Mr. J.G. Reeder (1969– )

60 min | Drama, Crime

8.3
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Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard, Mona Bruce, Gillian Lewis

Votes: 43

50. The Monster of Blackwood Castle (1968)

PG | 92 min | Horror, Crime

6.3
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Scotland Yard must discover why people are being murdered by a monstrous dog at Blackwood Castle.

Director: Alfred Vohrer | Stars: Heinz Drache, Karin Baal, Horst Tappert, Siegfried Schürenberg

Votes: 374



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