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Richard Matheson
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Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 44 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (44)
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Real Steel (2011)
Set in the near future, where robot boxing is a top sport, a struggling promoter feels he's found a champion in a discarded robot. During his hopeful rise to the top, he discovers he has an 11-year-old son who wants to know his father.
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The Box (2009)
An unhappily married couple receive a small box on their doorstep. At the push of a button, the box brings its bearer instant wealth but also instantly kills someone the bearer doesn't know.
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I Am Legend (2007)
Robert Neville is a brilliant scientist, but even he could not contain the terrible virus that was unstoppable, incurable...and manmade. Somehow immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City...and maybe the world. But he is not alone. (Warner Bros.)
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My Ambition (2006)
My Ambition (2006) - Short Film
Jules Walters' unhealthy obsession with vampires leads to his dismissal from school. But when he steals a bat from the local zoo, his obsession may lead to his demise. (imdb)
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Dance of the Dead (2005)
In a post-apocalyptic American society, the population has been decimated by nuclear terrorist attacks and flesh-dissolving nuclear fallout. Among the ruins, a naive young teenager named Peggy (Jessica Lowndes) gets involved with a drug-stoked biker (Jonathan Tucker) and his friends, against her overprotective mother's protests... (imdb)
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Stir of Echoes (1999)
Tom's a regular guy, a utilities lineman, married, with a young son, his wife is pregnant; he hangs out with long-time pals in a Chicago neighborhood. At a party, his sister-in-law hypnotizes him, and he goes into a deep trance. Before waking him, she suggests that he keep his mind open. That night he sees flashes of violence and the ghost of a young woman. His young son, too, is "a receiver," but while the boy is calm and coherent in his conversations with spirits, Tom is confused and agitated. (imdb)
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What Dreams May Come (1998)
Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that he will be able to bring her back to heaven. (imdb)
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Twilight Zone: Rod Serling
This tv movie features two stories by Rod Serling, who also wrote the stories of the original "The Twilight Zone" (1959) series. (imdb)
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Loose Cannons (1990)
An unconventional cop who doesn't take any bull, is paired up with an amazing detective to capture some powerful criminals but the cop soon realizes that his by the book partner has split personality disorder. (imdb)
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The Dreamer of Oz (1990)
The film is the biography of Frank Baum, the children's book author and creator of the fantasy world Oz. (imdb)
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Amazing Stories (1985)
Truly amazing, and sometimes odd, stories are narrated.
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Jaws 3-D (1983)
The sons of police chief Brody must protect civilians at a Sea World theme park after a gigantic 35-foot shark becomes trapped in the park. (imdb)
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Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
Four horror/sci-fi segments directed by four famous directors which are their own versions of classic stories from Rod Serling's landmark television series. (imdb)
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The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)
When an ordinary woman is exposed to a unique mix of chemicals, she begins to uncontrollably physically shrink. (imdb)
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Somewhere in Time (1980)
A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to find the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel. (imdb)
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The Martian Chronicles (1980)
Earth sends its first manned probe to Mars in 1999, and a jealous Martian murders the two astronauts when his wife has erotic dreams of meeting them... (imdb)
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Dead of Night (1977)
This anthology tells three stories: a man buys a car that takes him back and forth through time; a tale of vampires; and a distraught mother asks for her drowned son to come back to life and gets more than she bargained for. (imdb)
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The Strange Possession of Mrs Oliver (1977)
A housewife, tired of her everyday routine, makes changes in her hair, her wardrobe and her makeup, and begins to take on the personality of a woman who had died five years earlier. (imdb)
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Trilogy of Terror (1975)
Three stories interwoven together in this Dan Curtis production starring Karen Black in each segment. The first, about a high school student infatuated with his teacher. The second, a paranoid tale of two sisters - one good, the other evil, and the third about an African tribal doll that comes to life and terrorizes a woman in her apartment. (imdb)
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Icy Breasts (1974)
On a beach in Nice, François meets the mysterious Peggy and falls in love with her. Following her to a villa, he meets Marc, a lawyer who has a strange relationship with the girl. Marc tells François that Peggy is a drug addict: she kills men who approach her. (imdb)
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Scream of the Wolf (1974)
A big-game hunter comes out of retirement to help track down a killer wolf, and begins to suspect that it isn't a wolf but an animal that can take human form. (imdb)
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The Stranger Within (1974)
An expectant mother begins acting strangely and doesn't know why. Gradually she starts to realize that her bizarre behavior is being controlled by her unborn baby. (imdb)
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The Legend of Hell House (1973)
A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it is up to the team to survive a full week in isolation, and solve the mystery of the Hell House. (imdb)
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Dying Room Only (1973)
A married couple are traveling on a desert road at night. They stop at a diner and the husband goes to the men's room. He never returns and the wife begins to suspect foul play. (imdb)
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Dracula (1973)
Dracula (1973) - TV Movie
May, 1897. British real estate clerk Jonathan Harker travels to Transylvania to conduct the purchase of a property in Whitby for Count Dracula. But Dracula is a vampire and allows Jonathan to be taken by his three brides. Five weeks later Dr Van Helsing is called to Whitby to tend Jonathan's fiancée Mina Murray and then Lucy Westenra as they fall inexplicably ill. Tracing the source of the illness brings Van Helsing up against Dracula who believes Lucy to be the reincarnation of his love and is determined to make her immortally his. (moria.co.nz)
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The Night Strangler (1973)
Reporter Carl Kolchak (Darren McGavin) is now in Seattle, Wahington, trying to solve the mystery of several strangulations that recur every few years where the victims are drained of blood in this second made for TV pilot. (imdb)
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The Night Stalker (1972)
A reporter hunts down a vampire in modern-day Las Vegas. (imdb)
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The Omega Man (1971)
Robert Neville, due to an experimental vaccine, is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons.
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Duel (1971)
Duel (1971) - TV Movie
A business commuter is pursued and terrorized by a malevolent driver of a massive tractor-trailer (imdb)
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De Sade (1969)
The Marquis de Sade escapes from an insane asylum where he has been confined for committing unnatural sex acts and for his opposition to the French royalty. The marquis takes refuge in the ruined mansion where he was reared, and there he meets his uncle, the Abbé de Sade, who forces the marquis to remember his past life. (TCM)
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The Devil Rides Out (1968)
Some followers of satan want to sacrifize the niece of the Duke of Richelieu. But they did not think that the duke might be more powerful than their master. (imdb)
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Die! Die! My Darling! (1965)
The spoiled Patricia Carroll arrives in London to get married with her fiancé Alan Glentower. However, the stubborn Pat decides to pay a visit in the country to Mrs. Trefoile, the mother of her former fiancé Stephen, who died in a car accident. Once there, the religious fanatic Mrs. Trefoile insists to Pat to stay overnight to go to the mass on the next morning... (imdb)
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The Last Man on Earth (1964)
Dr. Robert Morgan (Vincent Price) is the only survivor of a devastating world-wide plague due to a mysterious immunity he acquired to the bacterium while working in Central America years ago (imdb)
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The Comedy of Terrors (1964)
An undertaker who hasn't had any 'customers' in a long time is forced the pay one year's back-rent. To get money he starts to kill people in order to get new clients. (imdb)
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The Raven (1963)
A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem. (imdb)
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Burn, Witch, Burn! (1962)
A skeptical college professor discovers that his wife has been practicing magic for years. Like the learned, rational fellow he is, he forces her to destroy all her magical charms and protective devices, and stop that foolishness. He isn't put off by her insistence that his professional rivals are working magic against him, and her protections are necessary to his career and life. (imdb)
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Tales of Terror (1962)
Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe. A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but finds the man's attention to his wife worthy of more dramatic action. A man dying and in great pain agrees to be hypnotised at the moment of death, with unexpected consequences. (imdb)
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Master of the World (1961)
The world in the late 19th century: A scientist and his team are held as "guests" of Robur on his airship, that he want to use to ensure peace on earth. Peace with all, even if he has to bombard military targets all over the world. Can the scientist stop him ? (imdb)
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Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the brutest torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to believe. After some investigating he finds out that it was extreme fear that was fatal to his sister and that she may have been buried alive! Strange things then start to happen in the Medina castle. (imdb)
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The Fall of the House of Usher (1960)
After a long journey, Philip arrives at the Usher mansion seeking his loved one, Madeline. Upon arriving, however, he discovers that Madeline and her brother Roderick Usher have been afflicted with a mysterious malady: Roderick's senses have become painfully acute, while Madeline has become catatonic... (imdb)
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The Twilight Zone (1959)
Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner. (imdb)
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The Beat Generation (1959)
A detective is assigned to track down and capture a crazed serial rapist. (imdb)
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Now Is Tomorrow (1958)
A film about looking ahead, with stories of people today pursuing their destinies in the world of tomorrow.
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The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
After an exposure to a strange mist, Scott Carey begins to shrink. After facing such trials as confounded doctors and his angry cat... (imdb)
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