100 list of some Horrors

1.
Alien (1979)

  8.5/10
A commercial deep space towing ship, investigating a suspected SOS, lands on a distant planet. The crew discovers some strange creatures and investigates. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
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2.
Aliens (1986)

  8.5/10
The planet from Alien has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough? (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
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3.
Psycho (1960)

  8.6/10
A young woman steals $40,000 from her employer’s client, and subsequently encounters a young motel proprietor too long under the domination of his mother. (109 mins.)
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
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4.
Jaws (1975)

  8.2/10
When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it. (124 mins.)
Director: Steven Spielberg
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5.
The Exorcist (1973)

  8.1/10
When a girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
Director: William Friedkin
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6.
Predator (1987)

  7.9/10
A team of commandos, on a mission in a Central American jungle, find themselves hunted by an extra-terrestrial warrior.(107 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
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7.
The Descent (2005)

  7.3/10
A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators. (99 mins.)
Director: Neil Marshall
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8.
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

  7.5/10
In the dreams of his victims, a spectral child murderer stalks the children of the members of the lynch mob that killed him. (91 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
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9.
Halloween (1978)

  7.9/10
A psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.(91 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
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10.
The Hitcher (1986)

  7.2/10
A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher’s crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped. (97 mins.)
Director: Robert Harmon
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11.
Black Christmas (1974)

  7.1/10
A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break. (98 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
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12.
Demons (1985)

  6.5/10
A group of people are trapped in a large movie theater in West Berlin that is infected by ravenous demons who proceed to kill and posses the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers. (88 mins.)
Director: Lamberto Bava
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13.
Underworld: Awakening (2012)

  6.4/10
When human forces discover the existence of the Vampire and Lycan clans, a war to eradicate both species commences. The vampire warrioress Selene leads the battle against humankind.(88 mins.)
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14.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

  8.7/10
A young FBI cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims. (118 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
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15.
The Thing (1982)

  8.2/10
Scientists in the Antarctic are confronted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of the people that it kills.(109 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
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16.
Let the Right One In (2008)

  8.0/10
Oscar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl who turns out to be a vampire. (115 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
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17.
Underworld (2003)

  6.9/10
Selene, a beautiful vampire warrior, is entrenched in a war between the vampire and werewolf races. Although she is aligned with the vampires, she falls in love with Michael, a werewolf who longs for the war to end. (121 mins.)
Director: Len Wiseman
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18.
Friday the 13th (1980)

  6.4/10
Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child’s drowning. (95 mins.)
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19.
28 Days Later… (2002)

  7.6/10
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.(113 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
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20.
Battle Royale (2000)

  7.8/10
In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary “Battle Royale” act. (114 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
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21.
Resident Evil (2002)

  6.6/10
A special military unit fights a powerful, out-of-control supercomputer and hundreds of scientists who have mutated into flesh-eating creatures after a laboratory accident. (100 mins.)
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22.
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

  7.2/10
Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, with chaotic results. (108 mins.)
Director: Robert Rodriguez
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23.
Christine (1983)

  6.5/10
A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it. (110 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
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24.
[Rec] (2007)

  7.6/10
A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying. (78 mins.)
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25.
Scream (1996)

  7.2/10
A killer known as “ghost face” begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the “Rules” of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one. (111 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
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26.
The Others (2001)

  7.7/10
A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted. (101 mins.)
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27.
AVP: Alien vs. Predator (2004)

  5.4/10
During an archaeological expedition on Bouvetøya Island in Antarctica, a team of archaeologists and other scientists find themselves caught up in a battle between the two legends. Soon, the team realize that only one species can win. (101 mins.)
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28.
The Strangers (2008)

  6.1/10
A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants. (86 mins.)
Director: Bryan Bertino
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29.
The Evil Dead (1981)

  7.6/10
Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons. (85 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
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30.
The Hills Have Eyes (2006)

  6.4/10
A suburban American family is being stalked by a group of psychotic people who live in the desert, far away from civilization. (107 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
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31.
Final Destination (2000)

  6.7/10
After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one. (98 mins.)
Director: James Wong
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32.
The Lost Boys (1987)

  7.1/10
After moving to a new town, two brothers are convinced that the area is frequented by vampires. (97 mins.)
Director: Joel Schumacher
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33.
Eden Lake (2008)

  6.9/10
Refusing to let anything spoil their romantic weekend break, a young couple confront a gang of loutish youths with terrifyingly brutal consequences. (91 mins.)
Director: James Watkins
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34.
Inside (2007)

  6.9/10
Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby. (82 mins.)
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35.
The Fly (1986)

  7.5/10
A brilliant but eccentric scientist begins to transform into a giant man/fly hybrid after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong. (96 mins.)
Director: David Cronenberg
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36.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

  7.5/10
Five friends visiting their grandpa’s old house are hunted down and terrorized by a chainsaw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals. (83 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
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37.
The Wicker Man (1973)

  7.7/10
A police sergeant is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there. (88 mins.)
Director: Robin Hardy
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38.
An American Werewolf in London (1981)

  7.6/10
Two American tourists in Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists. (97 mins.)
Director: John Landis
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39.
Witchboard (1986)

  5.4/10
A woman (Kitaen) finds an interest in her friend Brandon’s Ouija Board when he brings it by her party. (98 mins.)
Director: Kevin Tenney
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40.
Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (1974)

  6.8/10
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. (93 mins.)
Director: Jorge Grau
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41.
Ju-on: The Curse (2000 Video)

  6.8/10
Jealous of his wifes love for another man, a teacher from her high school, a man brutally kills his wife and young son… (70 mins.)
Director: Takashi Shimizu
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42.
The Legend of Hell House (1973)

  6.9/10
A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous… (95 mins.)
Director: John Hough
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43.
House on the Edge of the Park (1980)

  5.9/10
Two lowlife punks invite themselves to a party at a posh villa and after being taunted by their snobbish hosts, hold everybody hostage and subject them to various torture and mayhem. (91 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
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44.
The War of the Worlds (1953)

  7.1/10
The film adaptation of the H.G.Wells story told on radio of the invasion of Earth by Martians. (85 mins.)
Director: Byron Haskin
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45.
Shuttle (2008)

  5.6/10
A late night airport shuttle ride home descends into darkness.(107 mins.)
Director: Edward Anderson
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46.
The Burning (1981)

  6.2/10
A former summer camp caretaker, horribly burned from a prank gone wrong, lurks around an upstate New York summer camp bent on killing the teenagers responsible for his disfigurement.(91 mins.)
Director: Tony Maylam
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47.
One Missed Call (2003)

  6.2/10
People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths. (112 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
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48.
Night of the Demons (1988)

  6.0/10
On the night of Halloween, 10 teens decide to go to a party at an abandoned funeral parlor. “Hull House”… (90 mins.)
Director: Kevin S. Tenney
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49.
The Stepfather (1987)

  6.7/10
A family-values man named Jerry Blake marries widows and divorcées with children in search of the perfect family… (89 mins.)
Director: Joseph Ruben
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50.
Videodrome (1983)

  7.3/10
A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station. (87 mins.)
Director: David Cronenberg
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51.
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

  7.2/10
When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air… (91 mins.)
Director: Dan O’Bannon
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52.
The X Files (1998)

  6.8/10
Mulder and Scully must fight the government in a conspiracy and find the truth about an alien colonization of Earth. (121 mins.)
Director: Rob Bowman
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53.
April Fool’s Day (1986)

  5.9/10
A group of nine college students staying at a friend’s remote island mansion begin to fall victim to an unseen murderer over the April Fool’s day weekend. (89 mins.)
Director: Fred Walton
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54.
The Howling (1981)

  6.5/10
After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem. (91 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
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55.
Ginger Snaps (2000)

  6.8/10
This film uses werewolfism as a metaphor for puberty. One of the Fitzgerald sisters, suburban goth girl outcasts, gets bitten by something in the woods (and it ain’t a neighborhood dog).(108 mins.)
Director: John Fawcett
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56.
Suspiria (1977)

  7.4/10
A newcomer to a fancy ballet academy gradually comes to realize that the staff of the school are actually a coven of witches bent on chaos and destruction. (98 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
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57.
The Changeling (1980)

  7.3/10
A man staying at a secluded historical mansion, finds his life being haunted by the presence of a spectre. (107 mins.)
Director: Peter Medak
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58.
The Good Son (1993)

  6.1/10
A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who’s the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior. (87 mins.)
Director: Joseph Ruben
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59.
Ring (1998)

  7.3/10
A mysterious video kills whoever views it, unless that viewer can solve its mystery. (96 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
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60.
Dead Ringers (1988)

  7.3/10
Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman. (116 mins.)
Director: David Cronenberg
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61.
The Omega Man (1971)

  6.6/10
Army doctor Robert Neville struggles to create a cure for the plague that wiped out most of the human race. (98 mins.)
Director: Boris Sagal
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62.
Duel (1971 TV Movie)

  7.7/10
A business commuter is pursued and terrorized by a malevolent driver of a massive tractor-trailer. (90 mins.)
Director: Steven Spielberg
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63.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

  7.3/10
In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being replaced one by one, with clones devoid of emotion. (115 mins.)
Director: Philip Kaufman
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64.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master(1988)

  5.4/10
Freddy Krueger returns once again to terrorize the dreams of the remaining Dream Warriors, as well as those of a young woman who may know the way to defeat him for good. (93 mins.)
Director: Renny Harlin
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65.
Zombie (1979)

  6.7/10
Strangers looking for a woman’s father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately searches for the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead. (91 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
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66.
Cold Prey (2006)

  6.3/10
Jannicke, Morten Tobias, Eirik, Mikael and Ingunn are on a snowboarding vacation in Jotunheimen. They…
Director: Roar Uthaug
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67.
The Amityville Horror (1979)

  6.0/10
Newlyweds move into a house where a murder was committed, and experience strange manifestations which drive them away.(117 mins.)
Director: Stuart Rosenberg
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68.
The Hills Have Eyes (2006)

  6.4/10
A suburban American family is being stalked by a group of psychotic people who live in the desert, far away from civilization. (107 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
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69.
The Beyond (1981)

  6.8/10
A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural ‘accidents’, she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell. (87 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
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70.
The Woman in Black (2012)

  6.5/10
A young lawyer travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals.(95 mins.)
Director: James Watkins
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71.
Se7en (1995)

  8.7/10
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his modus operandi. (127 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
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72.
Black Swan (2010)

  8.2/10
A ballet dancer wins the lead in “Swan Lake” and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan – Princess Odette – but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan. (108 mins.)
Director: Darren Aronofsky
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73.
Zombieland (2009)

  7.8/10
A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, and a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the Last Twinkie and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America. (88 mins.)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
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74.
The Shining (1980)

  8.5/10
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
Director: Stanley Kubrick
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75.
American Psycho (2000)

  7.6/10
A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies. (102 mins.)
Director: Mary Harron
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76.
District 9 (2009)

  8.1/10
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. (112 mins.)
Director: Neill Blomkamp
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77.
Shaun of the Dead (2004)

  8.0/10
A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living. (99 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
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78.
Piranha (2010)

  5.7/10
After a sudden underwater tremor sets free scores of the prehistoric man-eating fish, an unlikely group of strangers must band together to stop themselves from becoming fish food for the area’s new razor-toothed residents. (88 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
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79.
The Sixth Sense (1999)

  8.2/10
A boy who communicates with spirits that don’t know they’re dead seeks the help of a disheartened child psychologist. (107 mins.)
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80.
Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)

  7.6/10
Tucker & Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are attacked by a group of preppy college kids.(89 mins.)
Director: Eli Craig
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81.
Awake (2007)

  6.5/10
The story focuses on a man who suffers “anesthetic awareness” and finds himself awake and aware, but paralyzed, during heart surgery. His mother must wrestle with her own demons as a drama unfolds around them, while trying to unfold the story hidden behind her son’s young wife. (84 mins.)
Director: Joby Harold
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82.
Predators (2010)

  6.5/10
A group of elite warriors are hunted by members of a merciless alien race known as Predators. (107 mins.)
Director: Nimród Antal
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83.
Dawn of the Dead (2004)

  7.4/10
A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall. (101 mins.)
Director: Zack Snyder
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84.
I Am Legend (2007)

  7.1/10
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. (101 mins.)
Director: Francis Lawrence
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85.
The Ring (2002)

  7.1/10
A young journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone in a week of viewing it. (115 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
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86.
Attack the Block (2011)

  6.7/10
A teen gang in South London defend their block from an alien invasion. (88 mins.)
Director: Joe Cornish
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87.
Zodiac (2007)

  7.7/10
A San Francisco cartoonist becomes an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the Zodiac killer. (157 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
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88.
Let Me In (2010)

  7.2/10
A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian. (116 mins.)
Director: Matt Reeves
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89.
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)

  5.6/10
A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own. (99 mins.)
Director: Troy Nixey
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90.
Saw (2004)

  7.7/10
With a dead body laying between them, two men wake up in the secure lair of a serial killer who’s been nicknamed “Jigsaw”. The men must follow various rules and objectives if they wish to survive and win the deadly game set for them. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
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91.
Drag Me to Hell (2009)

  6.8/10
A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point. (99 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
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92.
Silent Hill (2006)

  6.5/10
A woman goes in search for her daughter, within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill. Based on the video game. (125 mins.)
Director: Christophe Gans
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93.
Paranormal Activity (2007)

  6.4/10
After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence. (86 mins.)
Director: Oren Peli
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94.
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)

  7.5/10
A vampire tells his epic life story: love, betrayal, loneliness, and hunger. (123 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
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95.
Blade (1998)

  7.0/10
A half-vampire, half-mortal man becomes a protector of the mortal race, while slaying evil vampires. (120 mins.)
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96.
A Lonely Place to Die (2011)

  6.3/10
A group of mountaineers in the Scottish Highlands discover a kidnapped girl and are pursued by her captors. (99 mins.)
Director: Julian Gilbey
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97.
Hollow Man (2000)

  5.6/10
Scientists discover how to make people invisible, but their test subject becomes an insane killer who stalks them. (112 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
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98.
Triangle (2009)

  6.8/10
The story revolves around the passengers of a yachting trip in the Atlantic Ocean who, when struck by mysterious weather conditions, jump to another ship only to experience greater havoc on the open seas. (99 mins.)
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99.
Sleepy Hollow (1999)

  7.5/10
Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of 3 people with the culprit being the legendary apparition, the Headless Horseman. (105 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
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100.
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009)

  6.5/10
An origins story centered on the centuries-old feud between the race of aristocratic vampires and their onetime slaves, the Lycans. (92 mins.)

 

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