Most Popular Urban Legend Movies and TV Shows
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1. Candyman (1992)
R | 99 min | Horror, Thriller
The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Votes: 60,715 | Gross: $25.79M
2. House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
R | 89 min | Horror
Two young couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of murder end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.
Votes: 71,286 | Gross: $12.63M
3. The Ring (2002)
PG-13 | 115 min | Horror, Mystery
A journalist must investigate a mysterious videotape which seems to cause the death of anyone one week to the day after they view it.
Votes: 302,543 | Gross: $129.13M
4. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery
Four young friends bound by a tragic accident are reunited when they find themselves being stalked by a hook-wielding maniac in their small seaside town.
Votes: 125,530 | Gross: $72.59M
5. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
R | 83 min | Horror
Two siblings and three of their friends en route to visit their grandfather's grave in Texas end up falling victim to a family of cannibalistic psychopaths And must survive the terrors of leatherface and his family.
Votes: 123,571 | Gross: $30.86M
6. Gremlins (1984)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A boy inadvertently breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.
Votes: 181,321 | Gross: $148.17M
7. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
R | 81 min | Horror, Mystery
Three film students vanish after traveling into a Maryland forest to film a documentary on the local Blair Witch legend, leaving only their footage behind.
Votes: 219,653 | Gross: $140.54M
8. Good Luck Chuck (2007)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
In order to keep the woman of his dreams from falling for another guy, Charlie Logan has to break the curse that has made him wildly popular with single women: Sleep with Charlie once, and the next man you meet will be your true love.
Votes: 82,338 | Gross: $34.93M
10. Halloween II (1981)
R | 92 min | Horror
While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her.
Votes: 68,382 | Gross: $25.53M
12. The Final Girls (2015)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.
13. The Blob (1988)
R | 95 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Remake of the 1958 sci-fi horror classic about a deadly blob from another planet which consumes everything in its path. Teenagers attempt without success to warn the townspeople, who refuse to take them seriously.
Votes: 28,910 | Gross: $8.25M
14. This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
R | 82 min | Comedy, Music
Spinal Tap, one of England's loudest bands, is chronicled by film director Marty DiBergi on what proves to be a fateful tour.
Votes: 122,041 | Gross: $0.19M
15. Slender Man (2018)
PG-13 | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In a small town in Massachusetts, a group of friends, fascinated by the internet lore of the Slender Man, attempt to prove that he doesn't actually exist - until one of them mysteriously goes missing.
Votes: 21,891 | Gross: $30.57M
16. Daredevil (2003)
PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Crime
A man blinded by toxic waste which also enhanced his remaining senses fights crime as an acrobatic martial arts superhero.
Votes: 199,522 | Gross: $102.54M
17. Goldfinger (1964)
PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
While investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.
Votes: 160,904 | Gross: $51.08M
18. Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
R | 93 min | Horror
The Candyman arrives in New Orleans and sets his sights on a young woman whose family was ruined by the immortal killer years before.
Votes: 9,285 | Gross: $13.94M
19. Dead Silence (2007)
R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A young widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist.
Votes: 80,085 | Gross: $16.81M
20. Alligator (1980)
R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded laboratory rats injected with growth hormones. The small reptile grows gigantic, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage.
21. Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
R | 86 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Six tourists hire an extreme tour guide who takes them to the abandoned city Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. During their exploration, they soon discover they are not alone.
Votes: 61,533 | Gross: $18.12M
22. Accepted (2006)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy
A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
Votes: 117,633 | Gross: $36.32M
23. The Burning (1981)
R | 91 min | Horror
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.
26. The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A reporter is drawn to a small West Virginia town to investigate a series of strange events, including psychic visions and the appearance of bizarre entities.
Votes: 72,034 | Gross: $35.75M
28. Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)
R | 80 min | Comedy, Horror
Angela, supposedly reformed and living under an assumed surname, is working at a summer camp. However, when the campers start misbehaving, she soon reverts to her old ways.
31. He Knows You're Alone (1980)
R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
A young bride-to-be is being stalked upon by a serial killer in Staten Island. She gets help from a former lover, but will they manage to escape?
33. American Pie Presents: The Book of Love (2009 Video)
R | 93 min | Comedy
Ten years after the first American Pie movie, three new hapless virgins discover the Bible hidden in the school library at East Great Falls High.
34. The Philadelphia Experiment (1984)
PG | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A United States Navy destroyer escort participates in a Navy "invisibility" experiment that inadvertently sends two sailors forty years into the future.
Votes: 13,224 | Gross: $8.10M
35. Batman: Year One (2011 Video)
PG-13 | 64 min | Animation, Action, Crime
A wealthy playboy and a Chicago cop both return to Gotham City where their lives will intersect in unexpected ways.
37. Searching for Sugar Man (2012)
PG-13 | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez.
Votes: 59,479 | Gross: $3.97M
39. Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005 Video)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.
43. Dead Man on Campus (1998)
R | 96 min | Comedy
Two college roommates go out and party, resulting in bad grades. They learn of the clause that says, "If your roommate dies, you get an A," and decide to find someone who is on the verge, so to speak, to move in with them.
Votes: 12,986 | Gross: $15.06M
45. Gehenna: Where Death Lives (2016)
105 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Gehenna, where developers are looking for a location on Saipan stumble into a subterrran bunker from WWII where am evil force lies in wait.
46. Intruders (I) (2011)
R | 100 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Two children living in different countries are visited nightly by a faceless being who wants to take possession of them.
Votes: 19,540 | Gross: $0.07M
47. The Midnight Man (III) (2016)
Not Rated | 95 min | Horror
A girl and her friends find a game in the attic that summons a creature known as The Midnight Man, who uses their worst fears against them.
48. Smiley (2012)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Horror
After discovering an urban legend of a demented serial killer, who has nothing but a carved "smiley" on his face, a mentally fragile teenager must figure out if she is going insane - or if she could be the next victim.
49. London After Midnight (1927)
Passed | 69 min | Horror
The abandoned home of a wealthy man who supposedly committed suicide five years earlier is taken over by ghoulish figures - could they be vampires?
50. Babysitter Wanted (2008)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
In a small college town, a young girl working on a babysitting job in a rural farm is terrorized throughout the night.