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1. Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973)
R | 86 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A powerful cosmic force is turning Earth women into queen bees who kill men by wearing them out sexually.
Director: Denis Sanders | Stars: William Smith, Anitra Ford, Victoria Vetri, Cliff Osmond
2. The Babysitter (1969)
R | 75 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An Assistant District Attorney is about to prosecute members of a motorcycle gang for murder when he gets blackmailed because of an affair with a teenage babysitter.
Director: Don Henderson | Stars: Patricia Wymer, George E. Carey, Anne Bellamy, Kathy Williams
3. The Wasp Woman (1959)
Not Rated | 63 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
The head of a major cosmetics company experiments on herself with a youth formula made from royal jelly extracted from wasps, but the formula's side effects have deadly consequences.
Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Susan Cabot, Anthony Eisley, Barboura Morris, William Roerick
4. Trapped (1949)
Approved | 78 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Secret Service agents make a deal with a counterfeiting inmate to be released on early parole if he will help them recover some bogus moneymaking plates, but he plans to double cross them.
Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Barbara Payton, John Hoyt, James Todd
5. Equinox (1970)
GP | 82 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Four friends are attacked by a demon while on a picnic, due to possession of a tome of mystic information. Told in flashbacks by the sole survivor.
Directors: Jack Woods, Dennis Muren, Mark Thomas McGee | Stars: Edward Connell, Barbara Hewitt, Frank Bonner, Robin Christopher
Votes: 3,301 | Gross: $0.25M
6. The Spider (1958)
Passed | 73 min | Family, Horror, Sci-Fi
Teenagers from a rural community and their high school science teacher join forces to battle a giant mutant spider.
Director: Bert I. Gordon | Stars: Ed Kemmer, June Kenney, Eugene Persson, Gene Roth
7. Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)
Passed | 58 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When underground beings explore the surface world from a deep oil well and inadvertently cause a panic, only Superman can prevent a tragedy.
Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: George Reeves, Phyllis Coates, Jeff Corey, Walter Reed
8. Giant from the Unknown (1958)
Approved | 78 min | Drama, Horror
A very large, degenerate, Spanish conqueror is freed from suspended animation by lightning and goes on a killing spree in a small town.
Director: Richard E. Cunha | Stars: Ed Kemmer, Sally Fraser, Bob Steele, Morris Ankrum
9. Witchcraft (1964)
Not Rated | 79 min | Horror
When her grave is disturbed by modern-day land developers, a 300-year-old witch is accidentally resurrected and terrorizes an English village.
Director: Don Sharp | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Jack Hedley, Jill Dixon, Viola Keats
10. Ghosts on the Loose (1943)
Approved | 67 min | Comedy
The East Side Kids try to fix up a house for newlyweds, but find the place next door "haunted" by mysterious men.
Director: William Beaudine | Stars: Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Bela Lugosi
11. Invisible Ghost (1941)
Passed | 64 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
The town's leading citizen becomes a homicidal maniac after his wife deserts him.
Director: Joseph H. Lewis | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Polly Ann Young, John McGuire, Clarence Muse
12. The Winds of Autumn (1976)
Passed | 100 min | Action, Adventure, Western
In 1884, an eleven-year-old Quaker boy sets out on his own to seek revenge against a gang of outlaws who senselessly murdered his family.
Director: Charles B. Pierce | Stars: Jack Elam, Jeanette Nolan, Andrew Prine, Earl E. Smith
13. Swamp Women (1956)
Approved | 67 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
An undercover policewoman helps three female convicts escape from prison so that they can lead her to a stash of stolen diamonds hidden in a swamp.
Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Marie Windsor, Carole Mathews, Beverly Garland, Mike Connors
14. The Red Stallion (1947)
Passed | 81 min | Drama, Family, Western
A mare dies while foaling the Red Stallion. He is reared by a boy and is entered in a big race - something like the Kentucky Derby.
Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Robert Paige, Noreen Nash, Ted Donaldson, Jane Darwell
15. The Mad Monster (1942)
Approved | 77 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
A mad scientist changes his simple-minded handyman into a werewolf in order to prove his supposedly crazy scientific theories - and exact revenge.
Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Johnny Downs, George Zucco, Anne Nagel, Glenn Strange
16. Evel Knievel (1971)
GP | 88 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Biography of the famed motorcycle daredevil, much of which was filmed in his home town of Butte, Montana. The film depicts Knievel reflecting on major events in his life just before a big jump.
Director: Marvin J. Chomsky | Stars: George Hamilton, Sue Lyon, Bert Freed, Rod Cameron
Votes: 998 | Gross: $0.04M
17. Elysia (Valley of the Nude) (1933)
AO | 46 min | Drama
A reporter is assigned to write an article on a nudist camp.
Director: Carl Harbaugh | Stars: Constance Allen, Betty De Salle, Bryan Foy, Hobart Glassey
18. The Incredible Petrified World (1959)
Approved | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Four adventurers descend to the depths of the ocean when the cable on their underwater diving bell snaps. The rest of their expedition, believing them to be lost, abandons hope of finding ... See full summary »
Director: Jerry Warren | Stars: John Carradine, Robert Clarke, Phyllis Coates, Allen Windsor
19. Go, Johnny, Go! (1959)
G | 75 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Rock-n-roll promoter Alan Freed holds a talent search to develop a new rock star, then must find the elusive, mystery contestant (Jimmy Clanton) who doesn't know he has won.
Director: Paul Landres | Stars: Alan Freed, Jimmy Clanton, Sandy Stewart, Chuck Berry
20. Fog Island (1945)
Approved | 72 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An inventor recently released from prison invites a group of former business associates to a holiday in his island home, intending to exact revenge on them.
Director: Terry O. Morse | Stars: George Zucco, Lionel Atwill, Jerome Cowan, Veda Ann Borg
21. Apache Woman (1955)
Approved | 69 min | Western
A government agent is sent to a western town to investigate attacks that the townspeople say are being commited by rampaging Apaches. The agent, however, suspects that different forces may be committing these crimes.
Director: Roger Corman | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Joan Taylor, Lance Fuller, Morgan Jones
22. Bride of the Gorilla (1951)
Passed | 70 min | Adventure, Horror
The owner of a plantation in the jungle marries a beautiful woman. Shortly afterward, he is plagued by a strange voodoo curse which transforms him into a gorilla.
Director: Curt Siodmak | Stars: Barbara Payton, Lon Chaney Jr., Raymond Burr, Tom Conway
23. The Sin of Nora Moran (1933)
Passed | 65 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Nora Moran, a young woman with a difficult and tragic past, is sentenced to die for a murder that she did not commit. She could easily reveal the truth and save her own life, if only it ... See full summary »
Director: Phil Goldstone | Stars: Zita Johann, John Miljan, Alan Dinehart, Paul Cavanagh
24. The Thirteenth Guest (1932)
Passed | 69 min | Drama, Music, Mystery
Thirteen years ago, somebody murdered the wealthy host of a dinner party. Now, the guests from that event reunite at the creepy house where the crime took place to figure out who inherited the victim's estate.
Director: Albert Ray | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Lyle Talbot, J. Farrell MacDonald, Paul Hurst
25. A Boy, a Girl and a Dog (1946)
Passed | 75 min | Action, Drama, War
During World War II, a young boy and girl, living with their respective families in an apartment house that had restrictions against pets, adopt a lost dog and hide it in a vacant apartment... See full summary »
Director: Herbert Kline | Stars: Sharyn Moffett, Jerry Hunter, Harry Davenport, Lionel Stander
26. Bluebeard (1944)
Passed | 72 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
In Paris, an artist hires portrait models, and after he finishes their portraits, he strangles them.
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Carradine, Jean Parker, Nils Asther, Ludwig Stössel
27. The Hurricane Express (1932)
Passed | 227 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
When his father is killed in a train wreck, Larry Baker vows to unmask a mysterious criminal called "The Wrecker," who has targeted the L&M Railroad for deadly" accidents."
Directors: J.P. McGowan, Armand Schaefer | Stars: John Wayne, Shirley Grey, Conway Tearle, Tully Marshall
28. Suspense (1946)
Passed | 101 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
The proprietor of an ice-skating revue promotes a peanut-vendor at the show to a management position based on suggestions he made to improve the act of the show's star, who also happens to ... See full summary »
Director: Frank Tuttle | Stars: Belita, Barry Sullivan, Bonita Granville, Albert Dekker
29. Strangler of the Swamp (1946)
Passed | 59 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A number of swamp land men have died by strangulation and the inhabitants believe that an innocent man they hanged is seeking revenge on all of the male descendants of those responsible for... See full summary »
Director: Frank Wisbar | Stars: Rosemary La Planche, Robert Barrat, Blake Edwards, Charles Middleton
30. Charlie Chan in the Chinese Cat (1944)
Passed | 66 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
Charlie Chan investigates the locked-room murder of a chess expert.
Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Joan Woodbury, Mantan Moreland, Benson Fong
31. The House of Secrets (1936)
Passed | 70 min | Mystery
Two men stumble into an old mansion, and get involved with a crazed scientist, torture chambers and sinister medical experiments.
Director: Roland D. Reed | Stars: Leslie Fenton, Muriel Evans, Noel Madison, Sidney Blackmer
32. Sixpack Annie (1975)
R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Busty, blonde and beautiful, Six-Pack Annie seeks to help her Aunt Tess raise $5,000 for the family diner...by trying to find a rich daddy.
Director: Fred G. Thorne | Stars: Lindsay Bloom, Jana Bellan, Joe Higgins, Larry Mahan
33. Railroaded! (1947)
Passed | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A beautician and her crooked boyfriend attempt to rob the bookie operation located in the back room, but when the plan goes wrong, they frame an innocent man.
Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: John Ireland, Sheila Ryan, Hugh Beaumont, Jane Randolph
34. Mr. Wong, Detective (1938)
Passed | 69 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
When a chemical manufacturer is killed after asking detective James Wong to help him, Wong investigates this and two subsequent murders. He uncovers an international spy ring hoping to ... See full summary »
Director: William Nigh | Stars: Boris Karloff, Grant Withers, Maxine Jennings, Evelyn Brent
35. Phantom of Chinatown (1940)
Approved | 62 min | Mystery
Detective James Lee Wong is on the scene as archaeologist Dr. John Benton, recently returned from an expedition in China where a valuable ancient scroll was recovered, is murdered while giving a lecture on the expedition.
Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Keye Luke, Lotus Long, Grant Withers, Charles Miller
36. Guilty Bystander (1950)
Passed | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An alcoholic ex-cop, now the house detective at a scuzzy hotel in an even scuzzier part of town, stumbles through New York City's sleazy underworld searching for his kidnapped son.
Director: Joseph Lerner | Stars: Zachary Scott, Faye Emerson, Mary Boland, Sam Levene
37. Crime in the Streets (1956)
Passed | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Social worker tries to befriend local slum gang.
Director: Don Siegel | Stars: John Cassavetes, Sal Mineo, James Whitmore, Mark Rydell
38. The New Adventures of Tarzan (I) (1935)
Not Rated | 257 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Tarzan goes to Guatemala to find his lost friend, D'Arnot. On the way he helps Major Matling search Mayan ruins for hidden jewels and an idol containing the formula for a powerful explosive.
Directors: Edward A. Kull, Wilbur McGaugh | Stars: Bruce Bennett, Ula Holt, Ashton Dearholt, Frank Baker
39. Five Minutes to Live (1961)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Music
A murderous thug and his cohorts take a bank executives wife hostage after their robbery plans go awry.
Director: Bill Karn | Stars: Johnny Cash, Donald Woods, Cay Forester, Pamela Mason
40. Legong the Killer (1935)
Passed | 65 min | Drama, Romance
In Bali, a young woman falls in love with a musician, but he may have eyes for her half-sister.
Director: Henri de la Falaise | Stars: Poetoe Aloes Goesti, Bagus Mara Goesti, Saplak Njoman, Njong Njong Njoman
41. The Creeper (1948)
Approved | 64 min | Adventure, Horror
A man is turned into a "catlike" killer by means of a serum invented by a crazed scientist.
Director: Jean Yarbrough | Stars: Eduardo Ciannelli, Onslow Stevens, June Vincent, Ralph Morgan
42. Spooks Run Wild (1941)
Approved | 65 min | Horror, Comedy
The boys are stranded in a small rural town, they hear about a "monster killer" roaming the countryside. At night, they sneak out. Peewee is shot by a grave-digger, and they are forced to seek aid at an old mansion.
Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Bela Lugosi, Leo Gorcey, Bobby Jordan, Huntz Hall
43. I Shot Jesse James (1949)
Approved | 81 min | Western
Bob Ford murders his best friend Jesse James in order to obtain a pardon that will free him to marry his girlfriend but is plagued by guilt and self-disgust.
Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Preston Foster, Barbara Britton, John Ireland, Reed Hadley
44. The Shadow of the Eagle (1932)
Passed | 218 min | Crime, Drama, Family
The Eagle uses sky writing to make threats against a corporation. Nathan Gregory owns a traveling fairground and is thought to be the Eagle. Craig McCoy is a pilot who goes looking for the Eagle when Gregory turns up missing.
Directors: Ford Beebe, B. Reeves Eason | Stars: John Wayne, Dorothy Gulliver, Walter Miller, Kenneth Harlan
45. White Heat (1934)
Passed | 62 min | Drama, Romance
Plantation owner William Hawkes (David Newell) doesn't approve of the fact that most of the white men on the island have married, or are living with native girls. He doesn't approve of ... See full summary »
Director: Lois Weber | Stars: Virginia Cherrill, Mona Maris, Hardie Albright, David Newell
46. What Becomes of the Children? (1936)
Passed | 65 min | Drama, Crime, Family
While Boston tycoon John Worthington dreams of building his "Great American Railway," his family life is disintegrating around him. His wife Edith spends all her time on social endeavors, ... See full synopsis »
Director: Walter Shumway | Stars: Joan Marsh, Robert Frazer, Natalie Moorhead, Glen Boles
47. Custer's Last Stand (I) (1936)
Approved | 328 min | Adventure, History, Romance
When some men are attacked by Indians, a survivor obtains an Indian medicine arrow. An Indian tells Blade he has found gold but will not tell him where until he has that arrow. So Blade ... See full summary »
Director: Elmer Clifton | Stars: Rex Lease, Lona Andre, William Farnum, Ruth Mix
48. Nashville Rebel (1966)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Down a dusty road in the deep South, wanders a young man, Arlin Grove, with a guitar and his earthly belongings on his back, just released from the U.S. Army, with no place to go. When a ... See full summary »
Director: Jay Sheridan | Stars: Waylon Jennings, Mary Frann, Tex Ritter, Sonny James
49. The Monster Maker (1944)
Unrated | 62 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A mad scientist injects his enemies with an acromegaly virus, causing them to become hideously deformed.
Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: J. Carrol Naish, Ralph Morgan, Tala Birell, Wanda McKay
50. The Quiet Gun (1957)
Approved | 77 min | Western
Sheriff Carl Brandon must uphold the law and prevent a lynching when his best friend is accused of murder and immorality by the townsfolk.
Director: William F. Claxton | Stars: Forrest Tucker, Mara Corday, Jim Davis, Kathleen Crowley