This is meant to be a quick way to sample the top 10 best and top 10 worst movies hosted here as rated by IMDB. This page is still a work in progress as I figure out the best way to add and display more more lists and info in each list.
12 Angry Men - 1957
The defense and the prosecution have rested and the jury is filing into the jury room to decide if a young man is guilty or innocent of murdering his father. What begins as an open-and-shut case of murder soon becomes a detective story that presents a succession of clues creating doubt, and a mini-drama of […]
Metropolis - 1927
Sometime in the future, the city of Metropolis is home to a Utopian society where its wealthy residents live a carefree life. One of those is Freder Fredersen. One day, he spots a beautiful woman with a group of children, she and the children quickly disappear. Trying to follow her, he is horrified to find […]
Sherlock Jr. - 1924
Buster Keaton plays a closet detective who works as a film projectionist. When he is framed for stealing his girlfriend’s father’s pocket watch by a rival, he let’s his detective persona out of the closet.
One Week - 1920
Buster Keaton and his new wife try to build a new home for themselves using a kit. But it looks like something is a bit off with the component numbering…
The Phantom Carriage - 1921
On New Year’s Eve, the driver of a ghostly carriage forces a drunken man to reflect on his selfish, wasted life.
Rebecca - 1940
A shy ladies’ companion, staying in Monte Carlo with her stuffy employer, meets the wealthy Maxim de Winter. She and Max fall in love, marry and return to Manderley, his large country estate in Cornwall. Max is still troubled by the death of his first wife, Rebecca, in a boating accident the year before. The […]
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari - 1920
Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders. This is a classic and a first in it’s genre. Many movies since have used the “Genius / Crazy Guy Controls Someone To Do Crazy Things” gimmick.
My Man Godfrey - 1936
A homeless man gets a job as a butler after going on a scavenger hunt with an airy, well-to-do socialite. There is more than meets the eye about Godfrey, and soon Irene has fallen in love with the family’s new butler, even if she feels such attraction between a once-homeless butler and an airy, well-to-do […]
Nosferatu - 1929
Wisbourg, Germany based estate agent Knock dispatches his associate, Hutter, to Count Orlok’s castle in Transylvania as the Count wants to purchase an isolated house in Wisbourg. They plan on selling him the one across the way from Hutter’s own home. Hutter leaves his innocent wife, Ellen, with some friends while he is away. Hutter’s […]
His Girl Friday - 1940
Hildy Johnson, a reporter for a Chicago newspaper, is getting ready to leave her career and marry a second time, this time to a somewhat bland, though well-meaning, insurance salesman. But not before her sly and charismatic ex-husband and boss Walter Burns (played by Cary Grant) tries every trick up his sleeve to get Hildy […]
Wild Women Of Wongo - 1958
Here’s quite possibly the worst movie ever made. It’s about two tropical islands sitting near to each other. Somehow each island is populated by a single gender of people, one having only beautiful women on it, and the other one having mostly handsome men on it. Unfortunately there’s also a race of angry ape men […]
The Eye Creatures - 1965
Alien “eye” creatures invade a small town.
Eegah - 1965
This appropriately titled movie (named after what you think throughout the film, the fact that the caveman’s name is the same is a coincidence) is about a prehistoric caveman named “Eegah” that is discovered by Roxy Miller, a teenager driving through the desert to a party. She manages to escape and tells the story to her boyfriend […]
Horrors Of Spider Island - 1960
A dance troupe crash lands on an exotic island full of foreign creatures and insects. One such foreign spider bites the troupe manager and turns him into a spider-like monster!
Beast Of Yucca Flats - 1961
Oh, here’s the worst movie of all time. In this crap-show, a defecting Soviet Scientist gets exposed to a nuclear bomb radiation and wanders around as a murderous mutant. Not even some female nudity saves this one. It’s baaaaaaaaad.
Mesa Of Lost Women - 1953
A mad scientist named Arana is creating giant spiders and dwarfs in his lab on Zarpa Mesa in Mexico. He wants to create a master race of superwomen by injecting his female subjects with spider venom. Really baaaad movie, must watch.
She Gods of Shark Reef - 1958
Two men escaping the police by ship are blown off course by a typhoon and shipwrecked on an uncharted island populated by women who make a living diving for pearls. What the men don’t know is that the women are also part of a shark cult that sacrifices young virgins to the sharks in the […]
Doomsday Machine - 1972
Spies discover that the Red Chinese have built a “doomsday machine” capable of destroying the surface of the Earth, and that they plan to use it within a matter of days. Meanwhile, Project Astra, a manned U.S. space mission to Venus, is in its final hours before launch when it is taken over by the […]
Curse of the Swamp Creature - 1966
Deep in the rural swamps of Texas the mad Dr. Simond Trent is conducting experiments on the local swamp people in an attempt to discover the secret of evolution. When a party of oil surveyors comes upon his isolated laboratory he decides to take the final step and turn one of them into a grotesque […]
Santa Claus Conquers The Martians - 1964
A truly infamously terrible movie I love that will leave you asking “What were they thinking??” for years to come. It’s about Martian children (Children on Mars) developing an obsession towards Earth TV, most particularly shows and movies about a “Santa Claus”. Scared, upset, and not knowing what to do, The Martian adults bring forth […]
The Red Skelton Show - Somebody Up There Should Stay Up There - 1962
Harpo Marx makes the guest star in this episode as an angel. Jack Benny also makes an appearance.
What's My Line - Guest Star Bette Davis - 1952
This episode of the popular and long-running tv show “What’s My Line?” guest starring Bette Davis. A panel of people take turns asking questions to guests and guest stars while blindfolded in an effort to guess who that person is or what profession they have. The stars and panelist are usually very funny and witty, so […]
Tales of Tomorrow 29 - Time to Go - 1952
An alien race is dying so it sets up a deal with humans. If humans deposit their time into the alien bank, they can earn interest on that time and the aliens use it in the meantime to repair their civilization. Although, as one woman finds out, the deal isn’t all it’s cracked up to […]
The Red Skelton Show - Clem the Dentist - 1958
Amanda Blake Guest Stars in this episode.
Dragnet 58 - The Big Will - 1953
Joe and Frank investigate the murder of a man who has recently changed his will.
Four Star Playhouse 008 - Knockout - 1953
A young man follows a quick trajectory from beginning boxer to the middleweight championship match. The night before the championship fight, he learns that the match is fixed, with him as the chosen winner.
Dragnet 14 - The Big Lamp - 1952
A career criminal walks from court due to lack of evidence, but everyone know he’s guilty. Once out, Sgt. Friday and his partner decide to bust him for good.
Hancock’s Half Hour 027 - The Set That Failed - 1959
When Hancock’s TV set breaks, he is lost for entertainment. He and Sid try conversing before they try multiple schemes to watch other people’s sets, with or without their consent.
Dragnet 41 - The Big Lease - 1953
An elderly widower is missing, so Friday and Smith retrace his actions before his disappearance. Things point to a long vacation until the story of Mrs. Banner, who rented the man’s house, doesn’t add up.
Tales of Tomorrow 13 - Sneak Attack - 1951
Eight years into the future, 1960, the Cold War has really heated up and has driven the Russians to build a secret weapon, drone planes carrying new nuclear weapons. Now ready to use, the Russians have targeted all major US cities. Now only one covert agent in a Communist hospital can save America.
Front Page Detective - Murder Rides the Night Train - 1951
A mob guy is set to testify in Washington before congress. He finds out someone is out there trying to get him before he can testify, which only makes him more determined to do it.
Tales of Tomorrow 16 - Frankenstein - 1952
The classic tale of a scientist trying to bring to life a new person made from parts of other people and, most importantly, the brain from a formerly well-rounded individual. You may notice John Newland, host and actor of One Step Beyond, playing the part of Dr. Frankenstein
Tales of Tomorrow 20 - Age of Peril - 1952
It’s the future, 1965. National secrets are being stolen from a high security plant, and Security Agent Larry Calhoun is assigned to find out how. He is helped by a scientist and the scientist’s daughter using their special and seemingly perfect lie detector test. Except it appears it’s not as perfect as they thought.
Sherlock Holmes 04 - The Case Of The Texas Cowgirl - 1954
A cowgirl named Minnie O’Malley performing in an travelling rodeo show enlist Holmes to help her with a dead body she found in her hotel room.
Tales of Tomorrow 26 - Flight Overdue - 1952
Even though her husband has a bad feeling about the trip, a well-known pilot takes on a flight over the Pacific. She disappears and finally after several years, her husband finds out what really happened.
Tales of Tomorrow 32 - The Golden Ingot - 1952
A chemist has been working hard and getting ridicule for trying to turn lead into gold. He fails at every attempt, until it looks like he finally succeeds.
Tales of Tomorrow 14 - The Invader - 1951
Dr. Burroughs and his research team witness a UFO crash into the sea. To investigate his son dives into the water at the crash site, however, what surfaces might not be Dr. Burroughs son.
Mighty Mouse: Wolf! Wolf! - 1944
A pack of hungry wolves, with one of them disguised as Little Bo Peep, raids a flock of sheep and captures a little lamb. The wolves’ attempt to make lamb-chops out of the lamb are thwarted when Mighty Mouse arrives to save the day. The superhero mouse single-handedly thwarts the wolves’ dinner plans.
Tales of Tomorrow 02 - Blunder - 1951
A scientist in the Artic is working on a new kind of nuclear engine. As he gears up to try his experiment, two other scientists notice a potentially earth threatening flaw in his calculations and must try everything they can to warn him before he performs it.