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1. Lost (2004–2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island.

Stars: Jorge Garcia, Josh Holloway, Yunjin Kim, Evangeline Lilly

Votes: 462,321

2. Annihilation (2018)

R | 115 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

6.9
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79 Metascore

A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.

Director: Alex Garland | Stars: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson, Benedict Wong

Votes: 238,597 | Gross: $32.73M

3. Flatliners (2017)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.2
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27 Metascore

Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience - giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, James Norton

Votes: 35,627 | Gross: $16.87M

4. 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: 186,837 | Gross: $30.23M

5. Weird Science (1985)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

6.6
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46 Metascore

Two high school nerds use a computer program to literally create the perfect woman, but she turns their lives upside down.

Director: John Hughes | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Kelly LeBrock, Bill Paxton

Votes: 73,864 | Gross: $23.83M

6. District 9 (2009)

R | 112 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.9
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81 Metascore

An extraterrestrial race, forced to live in slum-like conditions on Earth, suddenly finds a kindred spirit in a government agent who is exposed to their biotechnology.

Director: Neill Blomkamp | Stars: Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt

Votes: 609,891 | Gross: $115.65M

7. Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)

R | 93 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

6.3
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32 Metascore

Three scouts, on the eve of their last camp-out, discover the true meaning of friendship when they attempt to save their town from a zombie outbreak.

Director: Christopher Landon | Stars: Tye Sheridan, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan, Sarah Dumont

Votes: 41,145 | Gross: $3.64M

8. Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.6
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68 Metascore

A substance designed to help the brain repair itself gives advanced intelligence to a chimpanzee who leads an ape uprising.

Director: Rupert Wyatt | Stars: James Franco, Andy Serkis, Freida Pinto, Karin Konoval

Votes: 476,873 | Gross: $176.76M

9. Steins;Gate (2011–2015)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.8
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After discovering time travel, a university student and his colleagues must use their knowledge of it to stop an evil organization and their diabolical plans.

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Asami Imai, Kana Hanazawa, Ashly Burch

Votes: 34,617

10. A Dangerous Method (2011)

R | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.4
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76 Metascore

A look at how the intense relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud gives birth to psychoanalysis.

Director: David Cronenberg | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel

Votes: 94,019 | Gross: $5.70M

11. The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)

PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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53 Metascore

A ten-year-old scientist secretly leaves his family's ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother, escapes home, and travels across the country aboard a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute.

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet | Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Judy Davis, Callum Keith Rennie, Kyle Catlett

Votes: 15,647 | Gross: $0.10M

12. Three Identical Strangers (2018)

PG-13 | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.7
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81 Metascore

In 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they're triplets who were separated at birth. But their quest to find out why turns into a bizarre and sinister mystery.

Director: Tim Wardle | Stars: Robert Shafran, Michael Domnitz, Howard Schneider, Ellen Cervone

Votes: 17,228 | Gross: $12.32M

13. Superhero Movie (2008)

PG-13 | 75 min | Action, Comedy

4.5
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33 Metascore

Orphaned high school student Rick Riker is bitten by a radioactive dragonfly, develops super powers (except for the ability to fly), and becomes a hero.

Director: Craig Mazin | Stars: Drake Bell, Leslie Nielsen, Sara Paxton, Christopher McDonald

Votes: 60,413 | Gross: $26.64M

14. Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

5.0
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2 skeptical reporters are sent to Transylvania to find the Frankenstein monster - or get fired. They are laughed at there but something suspicious is going on - maybe there are monsters, vampires, mummies and werewolves.

Director: Rudy De Luca | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Joseph Bologna, Ed Begley Jr., Carol Kane

Votes: 5,836 | Gross: $7.20M

15. London (I) (2005)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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24 Metascore

London is a drug laden adventure that centers on a party in a New York loft where a young man is trying to win back his ex-girlfriend.

Director: Hunter Richards | Stars: Jessica Biel, Chris Evans, Jason Statham, Joy Bryant

Votes: 21,363 | Gross: $0.01M

16. Body Bags (1993 TV Movie)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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Three short stories in the horror genre: the first about a serial killer, the second about a hair transplant gone wrong, and the third about a baseball player.

Directors: John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, Larry Sulkis | Stars: John Carpenter, Tom Arnold, Tobe Hooper, Robert Carradine

Votes: 7,114

17. The Quiet Earth (1985)

R | 91 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A man named Zac Hobson awakens to find himself alone in the world. In a desperate attempt to search for others, he finds only two who have their own agenda.

Director: Geoff Murphy | Stars: Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Pete Smith, Anzac Wallace

Votes: 23,203 | Gross: $2.12M

18. Doghouse (2009)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.0
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A group of men, heading to a remote village to help one of their friends get over his divorce, soon discover that all the women have been infected with a virus that makes them man-hating cannibals.

Director: Jake West | Stars: Danny Dyer, Noel Clarke, Emil Marwa, Lee Ingleby

Votes: 20,311

19. Jack the Ripper (1988)

TV-PG | 190 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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A Scotland Yard police inspector, battling the booze, investigates the Jack the Ripper murders and discovers a conspiracy that leads all the way up to the Queen.

Stars: Michael Caine, Armand Assante, Ray McAnally, Lewis Collins

Votes: 4,131

20. Scream and Scream Again (1970)

R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

5.7
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A serial killer who drains his victims' blood is on the loose in London. The police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Judy Huxtable

Votes: 3,004

21. Sssssss (1973)

PG | 99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

5.4
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A college student becomes lab assistant to a scientist who is working on a serum that can transform humans into snakes.

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski | Stars: Strother Martin, Dirk Benedict, Heather Menzies-Urich, Richard B. Shull

Votes: 3,067

22. X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)

Not Rated | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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A doctor uses special eye drops to give himself x-ray vision, but the new power has disastrous consequences.

Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Ray Milland, Diana Van der Vlis, Harold J. Stone, John Hoyt

Votes: 5,569

23. Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)

PG | 104 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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A musician is stalked and blackmailed by an unknown killer for the accidental killing of another stalker.

Director: Dario Argento | Stars: Michael Brandon, Mimsy Farmer, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Aldo Bufi Landi

Votes: 6,356

24. Bill Nye, the Science Guy (1993–1998)

TV-Y | 30 min | Documentary, Comedy, Family

8.3
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Scientist/comedian Bill Nye explores various aspects of science for young viewers.

Stars: Bill Nye, Pat Cashman, Michaela Leslie-Rule, Jaffar Smith

Votes: 6,178

25. The Strange World of Planet X (1958)

Approved | 75 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

4.9
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A friendly visitor from outer space warns against conducting experiments with the Earth's magnetic field, that could mutate insects into giant monsters.

Director: Gilbert Gunn | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Gaby André, Martin Benson, Alec Mango

Votes: 870

26. Twice-Told Tales (1963)

Approved | 120 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

6.8
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Three horror stories based on the writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. In the first story titled "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment", Heidegger attempts to restore the youth of himself, his fiancee ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Salkow | Stars: Vincent Price, Sebastian Cabot, Brett Halsey, Beverly Garland

Votes: 2,208

27. Frankenstein: The True Story (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 185 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.4
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When the brilliant but unorthodox scientist Dr. Victor Frankenstein rejects the artificial man that he has created, the Creature escapes and later swears revenge.

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: James Mason, Leonard Whiting, David McCallum, Jane Seymour

Votes: 1,259

28. The Coed and the Zombie Stoner (2014)

Unrated | 91 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance

3.5
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When a nerdy sorority girl falls in love with a zombie, it's only a matter of time before a zombie apocalypse is unleashed on campus. The sorority girl discovers that weed is the cure--now ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Miller | Stars: Catherine Annette, Grant O'Connell, Jamie Noel, Aaron Caleb

Votes: 1,172

29. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)

Passed | 61 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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A mad scientist seeks to mingle human blood with that of an ape, and resorts to kidnapping women for his experiments.

Director: Robert Florey | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Sidney Fox, Leon Ames, Bert Roach

Votes: 3,303

30. Like Minds (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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A forensic psychologist (Collette) is tasked with determining whether or not a minor should face murder charges for killing his schoolmate.

Director: Gregory Read | Stars: Eddie Redmayne, Tom Sturridge, Toni Collette, Richard Roxburgh

Votes: 4,382

31. Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (1974)

R | 93 min | Horror

6.8
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A cop chases two hippies suspected of a series of Manson family-like murders; unbeknownst to him, the real culprits are the living dead, brought to life with a thirst for human flesh by chemical pesticides being used by area farmers.

Director: Jorge Grau | Stars: Cristina Galbó, Ray Lovelock, Arthur Kennedy, Aldo Massasso

Votes: 6,692

32. Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi

4.5
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A scientist creating perfumes inherits his great grandfather Dr. Jekyll's formula and decides to use modern technology to improve it. He ends up as an ambitious, ruthless woman. She tries to prevent returning into the spineless man.

Director: David Price | Stars: Sean Young, Tim Daly, Lysette Anthony, Stephen Tobolowsky

Votes: 2,536 | Gross: $2.76M

33. Intimate Enemy (2018)

108 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.6
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Andrej, a programmer, is developing his project of an intelligent home. To make his program perfect he moved with his wife Zuzana to the test house. He is striving to implement a bonus into... See full summary »

Director: Karel Janák | Stars: Gabriela Marcinková, Vojtech Dyk, Zuzana Porubjaková, Ondrej Malý

Votes: 126

34. Arctic Heart (2016)

TV-14 | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.2
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A timid young grad student madly in love with her scientist boss offers her body to his research.

Director: Marie Madinier | Stars: Charlotte Le Bon, Guillaume Canet, Anne Le Ny, Patrick d'Assumçao

Votes: 761

35. Sexual Chemistry (1999)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.9
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At Biotec the scientists are trying to develop a sexually stimulating drug for both men and women. Robert tries his on himself and it turns him on and off into a sexy woman and back to himself making things complicated.

Director: Mike Sedan | Stars: Jeff Xander, Stephanee LaFleur, Chanda Marie, Raisa Ivanic

Votes: 211

36. 1:54 (2016)

106 min | Drama, Sport

6.6
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46 Metascore

Tim, a shy 16 years old athlete, is both brilliant and talented. But the pressure he undergoes pushes him to the edge, where human limits reach the point of no return.

Director: Yan England | Stars: Antoine Olivier Pilon, Sophie Nélisse, Lou-Pascal Tremblay, David Boutin

Votes: 1,197

37. Nightmare Castle (1965)

Unrated | 90 min | Horror

5.7
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A woman and her lover are tortured and killed by her sadistic husband. The pair return from the grave to seek vengeance.

Director: Mario Caiano | Stars: Barbara Steele, Paul Muller, Helga Liné, Marino Masé

Votes: 2,000

38. The Red Tent (1969)

G | 158 min | Adventure, Drama

7.0
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Torn by personal guilt, Italian General Umberto Nobile reminisces about his 1928 failed Arctic expedition aboard the airship Italia.

Director: Mikhail Kalatozov | Stars: Sean Connery, Peter Finch, Mario Adorf, Luigi Vannucchi

Votes: 1,621

39. Infinity (1996)

PG | 119 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.

Director: Matthew Broderick | Stars: Matthew Broderick, Patricia Arquette, Jeffrey Force, Peter Riegert

Votes: 1,607 | Gross: $0.20M

40. R.O.T.O.R. (1987)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

2.7
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Robotic Officer Tactical Operation Research. A prototype robot intended for crime combat escapes from the development lab and goes on a killing rampage.

Director: Cullen Blaine | Stars: Margaret Trigg, Richard Gesswein, Jayne Smith, James Cole

Votes: 2,613

41. Mrs. Hyde (2017)

Unrated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.2
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60 Metascore

Mrs. Géquil is a teacher despised by her colleagues and students. On a stormy night, she is struck by lightning and faints. When she wakes up, she feels different. Will she be able to keep the powerful and dangerous Mrs. Hyde contained?

Director: Serge Bozon | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Romain Duris, José Garcia, Adda Senani

Votes: 978 | Gross: $0.02M

42. Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996)

R | 89 min | Comedy

6.9
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55 Metascore

A pharmaceutical scientist creates a pill that makes people remember their happiest memory, and although it's successful, it has unfortunate side effects.

Director: Kelly Makin | Stars: Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney

Votes: 7,833 | Gross: $2.65M

43. A Fine Madness (1966)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Samson Shillitoe, mad genius of a poet irresistible to women, but plagued by writer's block, agrees to see a psychiatrist, and his beautiful wife.

Director: Irvin Kershner | Stars: Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward, Jean Seberg, Patrick O'Neal

Votes: 1,081

44. My American Uncle (1980)

PG | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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The intersecting stories of three people who face difficult choices in life-changing situations are used to illustrate the theories espoused by Henri Laborit about human behavior and the relationship between the self and society.

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Nicole Garcia, Roger Pierre, Nelly Borgeaud

Votes: 4,163

45. The Vampire (1957)

Approved | 75 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.8
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A kind, small-town doctor mistakenly injests pills made from vampire bat blood and they turn him into a dangerous fanged creature

Director: Paul Landres | Stars: John Beal, Coleen Gray, Kenneth Tobey, Lydia Reed

Votes: 852

46. Chosen Survivors (1974)

PG | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.5
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A group of diverse individuals are suddenly taken from their homes and flown via helicopter to a futuristic bomb shelter in the desert, one-third of a mile below the surface of the Earth. ... See full summary »

Director: Sutton Roley | Stars: Jackie Cooper, Alex Cord, Richard Jaeckel, Bradford Dillman

Votes: 662

47. Genesis II (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Sci-Fi

5.9
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A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Alex Cord, Mariette Hartley, Ted Cassidy, Percy Rodrigues

Votes: 736

48. Tobor the Great (1954)

Approved | 77 min | Sci-Fi

5.2
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A young boy-genius befriends his grandfather's robot, designed as a test pilot for space travel and coveted by foreign spies.

Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: Charles Drake, Karin Booth, Billy Chapin, Taylor Holmes

Votes: 635

49. Black Friday (1940)

Approved | 70 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.3
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Dr. Sovac transplants the brain of a gangster into his professor friend's body to save his life, but there is a side effect that causes a dangerous split personality.

Director: Arthur Lubin | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Stanley Ridges, Anne Nagel

Votes: 1,792

50. The Vindicator (1986)

R | 93 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.0
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An employee of a secret company operation becomes the victim of the company's special weapons project. He is transformed into a robotic killing machine that, because of his programming must... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Claude Lord | Stars: David McIlwraith, Teri Austin, Richard Cox, Pam Grier

Votes: 678



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