With Synapse Films (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Suspiria (1977)
R | 92 min | Horror
An American newcomer to a prestigious German ballet academy comes to realize that the school is a front for something sinister amid a series of grisly murders.
2. Brain Damage (1988)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror
One morning, a young man wakes to find that a small, disgusting creature has attached itself to the base of his brain stem. The creature gives him a euphoric state of happiness but demands human victims in return.
3. Phenomena (1985)
R | 116 min | Horror, Mystery
A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
4. Prom Night (1980)
R | 92 min | Horror, Thriller
At a high school senior prom, a masked killer stalks four teenagers who were responsible for the accidental death of a classmate six years previously.
Votes: 14,135 | Gross: $14.80M
5. Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966)
Not Rated | 70 min | Horror
A family gets lost on the road and stumbles upon a hidden, underground, devil-worshiping cult led by the fearsome Master and his servant Torgo.
6. Hot Dog... The Movie (1984)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Harkin Banks heads to skiing championships in California. A teen runaway tags along as he parties and competes with friends and foes.
Votes: 2,836 | Gross: $20.31M
7. Tenebrae (1982)
R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
10. Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural (1973)
PG | 80 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
A young girl who returns to her hometown to see her dying father finds herself being drawn into a web of vampirism and witchcraft.
12. Frankenhooker (1990)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A medical student sets out to recreate his decapitated fiancée by building her a new body made of Manhattan street prostitutes.
Votes: 8,259 | Gross: $0.21M
13. Twins of Evil (1971)
R | 87 min | Horror
A religious sect led by Gustav Weil hunts all women suspected of witchcraft, killing a number of innocent victims. Young Katy, Gustav's niece, will involve herself in a devilish cult, and become an instrument of Justice in the region.
16. Thriller: A Cruel Picture (1973)
R | 104 min | Action, Thriller
A young woman, muted after a sexual assault as a child, is trained to seek violent revenge on those who have wronged her after being kidnapped and forced to work as a prostitute.
17. The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
Approved | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A doctor experimenting with transplant techniques keeps his girlfriend's head alive when she is decapitated in a car crash, then goes hunting for a new body.
19. Red Scorpion (1988)
R | 105 min | Action, Adventure
A Soviet Special Forces soldier is sent on a mission to infiltrate an African rebel army and assassinate its leader, but the war machine they trained starts to think for himself.
Votes: 7,928 | Gross: $4.19M
20. The Exterminator (1980)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York City. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York City into a great war zone, and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
22. Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)
Not Rated | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A one-armed stranger comes to a tiny town possessing a terrible past they want to keep secret, by violent means if necessary.
23. Chained Heat (1983)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Young Carol Henderson ends up in prison where she must learn how to survive in an environment plagued by violence, murder, rape, racism, drugs and staff corruption and brutality.
Votes: 1,972 | Gross: $6.15M
24. Hammer House of Horror (1980)
54 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
This British anthology series, which was produced by England's leading exporters of horror films, told tales of haunted houses, demons, ghosts, and other supernatural wonders.
25. Bloody Birthday (1981)
R | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
Three children are born at the height of an eclipse of the sun. Ten years later, they begin to murder the people around them - even their family members.
28. Stepfather II (1989)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
After escaping the insane asylum in which he was incarcerated, Jerry Blake (Terry O'Quinn) impersonates a marriage counselor and manages to win over a patient (Meg Foster) and her young son (Jonathan Brandis).
Votes: 3,199 | Gross: $1.52M
29. Christmas Evil (1980)
R | 100 min | Horror, Thriller
A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning Santa Claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at work, and embarks on a Yuletide killing spree.
30. Vampire Circus (1972)
PG | 84 min | Horror
As the plague sweeps the countryside, a quarantined village is visited by a mysterious traveling circus. Soon, young children begin to disappear, and the locals suspect the circus troupe might be hiding a horrifying secret.
31. The Kindred (1987)
R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A geneticist takes his assistants to his old family home to locate the deadly product of his late mother's revolutionary research into rapid human evolution - his monstrous tentacled baby brother - before a mad scientist gets to him first.
Votes: 1,581 | Gross: $2.41M
36. Mosquito (1994)
R | 92 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A violent massacre caused by human-sized mosquitoes forces the lone survivors to band together in a fight for survival as the mosquitoes continue their onslaught.
Votes: 2,033 | Gross: $0.99M
38. The Nail Gun Massacre (1985 Video)
Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Thriller
After a young girl is gang raped by a crew of construction workers, someone starts killing off members of the group with a nail gun.
39. The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)
R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
Four college students are stalked by an unknown assailant while staying on campus over the Christmas holidays to help clear out a dormitory which is to be demolished.
40. Harlequin (1980)
PG | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A modern-day politician is faced with an incomprehensible in this mystical-fantasy. Senator Rast is a very powerful man. But his is nothing compared to the extraordinary power of the ... See full summary »
41. McBain (1991)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama, War
Santos attempts to lead a people's revolt in Colombia to overthrow the oppressive El Presidente. When his revolt fails and he is killed, his sister Christina goes to New York to find McBain... See full summary »
Votes: 1,517 | Gross: $0.46M
42. Basket Case 3 (1991)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Horror
Duane recovers from his delusional breakdown to find his freakish basket-bound brother Belial will soon become a father. But not everything is joyous as the once tight knit brothers no longer seem to trust each other.
45. Blue Sunshine (1977)
R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller
A bizarre series of murders begins in Los Angeles, where people start going bald and then become homicidal maniacs. But could the blame rest on a particularly dangerous form of LSD called Blue Sunshine the murderers took ten years before?
46. Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare (1987)
R | 83 min | Horror, Music
At a farmhouse in the middle of nowhere, a hopeful hair-metal band seeking inspiration to record their upcoming new LP will soon find themselves in a furious confrontation against the Prince of Darkness himself.
47. Hands of the Ripper (1971)
R | 85 min | Horror
As a young child Jack the Ripper's daughter witnesses him kill her mother. As a young woman she carries on the murderous reign of her father. A psychiatrist tries to cure her with tragic consequences.
48. Deadbeat at Dawn (1988)
Not Rated | 80 min | Action, Crime
One last job separates the leader of the Ravens gang from an early retirement. When he finds his girlfriend beaten to death by members of a rival gang, he seeks revenge, knowing that he may be dead by dawn. Will more blood bring her back?
49. Evil Dead Trap (1988)
102 min | Horror
A TV station employee takes a camera crew out to an abandoned factory to investigate a purported snuff film that was made there, only to end up running for her life when a small, fetus-like creature murders her crew.
50. She Killed in Ecstasy (1971)
Unrated | 73 min | Horror
After a doctor commits suicide when his research into human embryos is terminated, his wife seduces and then executes revenge upon those she holds responsible.