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Horror Movies

Things that go bump in the night, the monster in the closet, the shadow on the wall and the shape under the bed are all part of our subconcious fears that stem from childhood... the fear of the unknown. Horror films tap into that fear and serve up fright-filled nightmares that keep us screaming for more... For that one man cottage industry of fear and suspense, Stephen King films can be found through the 'Special Interest' link, under 'Based on...' or by using the 'Stephen King' link on any of his adaptations. See also 'Classic Horror'.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 1, Episodes 9-12 (1997)

8.2/10
Director: Reza Badiyi, Bruce Seth Green, Ellen S Pressman, Joss Whedon
Starring: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Charisma Carpenter, An...

'The Puppet Show' - Someone or something is killing the school's talent show contestants for their organs, and all eyes are on a spooky ventriloquist... Read more

Dawn of the Dead (2004)

7.3/10
Director: Zack Snyder
Starring: Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber, Mekhi Phifer

Debut feature from music video/commercial director Zack Snyder is a chilling, and worthy, remake of George Romero's classic '70s zombie flick which fi... Read more

The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Director: James Whale
Starring: Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson, Elsa Lanchester

Dr. Frankenstein (Colin Clive) makes a bride for his creature (Boris Karloff), and all hell breaks loose. Arguably better than the orginal - both emot... Read more

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)

7.4/10
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Alan Rickman, Helena Bonham Carter, Johnny Depp, Timothy Spall, Sacha Baron Cohe...

Stephen Sondheim's award-winning musical thriller stars Johnny Depp in the title role as a man unjustly sent to prison. The previously mild-mannered b... Read more

Jaws (1975)

8/10
Director: Steven Spielberg
Starring: Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw, Roy Scheider

A relentless, 25-foot-long "killing machine" is on the prowl off the coast of a New England resort town, and no one in the water is safe. Roy Scheider... Read more

The Bunker (2000)

3.1/10
Director: Rob Green
Starring: Charley Boorman, Jason Flemyng, Jack Davenport, Christopher Fairbank, John Carli...

A detachment of battle weary German soldiers retreating from the advancing Allied forces, takes refuge in an isolated anti tank bunker. Dangerously lo... Read more

The Innocents (1961)

7.9/10
Director: Jack Clayton
Starring: Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins, Pamela Franklin, M...

Possibly the best ghost story ever filmed, this adaptation of Henry James's novel 'The Turn of the Screw', offers spooky apparitions, demented religio... Read more

What We Do in the Shadows (2014)

7.6/10
Director: Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement
Starring: Jemaine Clement, Jonathan Brugh, Taika Waititi, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Stu Ruther...

Flatmates Viago (Taika Waititi), Deacon (Jonny Brugh), and Vladislav (Jemaine Clement) are three vampires who are just trying to get by in modern soci... Read more

Gothika (2003)

5.8/10
Director: Mathieu Kassovitz
Starring: Halle Berry, Robert Downey Jr, Penelope Cruz, Charles S Dutton, John Carroll Lyn...

In this creepy thriller, Halle Berry is a psychiatrist at a New England hospital for the criminally insane. While on the way home after a difficult se... Read more

The Mist (2007)

7.2/10
Director: Frank Darabont
Starring: Andre Braugher, Marcia Gay Harden, Thomas Jane, Laurie Holden, Toby Jones, Willi...

When a mysterious mist containing evil monsters descends upon a small town in Maine, a diverse group of residents from the community takes refuge in a... Read more