Pt. 2, 25 best Horror

Another entry in my ongoing list of Horror (and some sci-fi) film titles, 25 at a time. Enjoy.
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1.
The Prophecy (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The angel Gabriel comes to Earth to collect a soul which will end the stalemated war in Heaven, and only a former priest and a little girl can stop him. (98 mins.)
Director: Gregory Widen
“ Originally called 'God's Army', this film got mostly negative reviews. I remember being in the theater with one other person that afternoon in 1995 when I saw this. I loved it. Original idea, well-written and acted by a good cast featuring Christopher Walken, Virginia Madsen, and a creepy Viggo Mortensen as Lucifer. ” - war-hound68
 
2.
The Sentinel (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Not ready for marriage, a fashion model moves into an unbelievably nice Brooklyn Heights apartment, where scary occurrences turn into a much more frightening turn of events. (92 mins.)
Director: Michael Winner
“ An old building sits over the gate to hell in this extreme and extremely creepy supernatural horror tale. Filmmakers used people with real birth defects to play demons in the film. Quite scary and effective. ” - war-hound68
 
3.
Near Dark (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A small-town farmer's son reluctantly joins a traveling group of vampires after he is turned by a beautiful drifter. (94 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ Jeanette Goldstein, Bill Paxton, and Lance Henriksen were reunited for this one year after their memorable roles in James Cameron's Aliens. A great modern vampire tale with western influences and a dreamlike visual style. Terrific score by Tangerine Dream. The bar scene is a classic. ” - war-hound68
 
4.
Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A musician is stalked by an unknown killer who's blackmailing him for an accidential killing of another stalker. But is everything what it appears to be? (104 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
“ Early Dario Argento film. Part of his "animal trilogy" which also included Bird With The Crystal Plumage and Cat O' Nine Tails. His later works usually get the attention but this one is definitely worth seeing. One of my all-time favorites. The photography is amazing. ” - war-hound68
 
5.
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists. (97 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ Strong script and lead performances. The effects are exceptional. This is NOT, nor was it ever intended to be, a comedy. It is a horror movie. A horror movie that's actually quite a tragedy for it's leads. It happens to have terrific characters who react to their plight with humor and wit. The laughs that are contained here are really biggies, leading people to see this as a comedy/horror, something that always annoyed John Landis a little bit. A loved, but slightly misunderstood film. One of the great classics. ” - war-hound68
 
6.
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living. (99 mins.)
Director: Edgar Wright
“ Now HERE'S a horror comedy. In my opinion the best horror/comedy. Ever (at least so far). Great film. You must see this! ” - war-hound68
 
7.
Phantasm (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A teenage boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a lethal arsenal of terrible weapons with him. (88 mins.)
Director: Don Coscarelli
“ Don Coscarelli made this movie very young, with nothing but lots of enthusiasm and imagination. A really unusual and highly creative film made for very little money. I've never met a horror fan who didn't admire this movie. ” - war-hound68
 
8.
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
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. (81 mins.)
“ A found footage movie. Was marketed as true and faked everybody out. Aside from some annoying characters (in my opinion), a well-made and atmospheric film. Creepy and interesting without actually showing you anything. ” - war-hound68
 
9.
The Evil Dead (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons. (85 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ The emergence of Sam Raimi, the arrival of home video, and the explosion of low-budget FX-driven horror, right here. A bloody good time. ” - war-hound68
 
10.
Alien (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as distress call, their landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious life-form, and soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Described as a "haunted house in outer space", this movie set the standard visually for years to come as far as monsters (HR Giger design) and spaceship crews (dirty, greasy freighter in space). This put director Ridley Scott on the map. In 1979 nobody had ever seen anything like this before. ” - war-hound68
 
11.
Black Sunday (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A vengeful witch and her fiendish servant return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to possess the body of the witch's beautiful look-alike descendant. Only the girl's brother and a handsome doctor stand in her way. (87 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
“ One of the most visually stunning and creepily atmospheric movies ever made. The sets, the B&W photography, it just pulls you in. Great looking, beautiful movie. ” - war-hound68
 
12.
Horror of Dracula (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Jonathan Harker begets the ire of Count Dracula after he accepts a job at the vampire's castle under false pretenses. (82 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
“ Christopher Lee made a most impressive Dracula, and this was Hammer Film's best Dracula movie. This story has been filmed so many times, usually badly, but this is still one of the best. Everybody should see this at least once. Christopher Lee just owns the screen here. ” - war-hound68
 
13.
Escape from New York (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in to rescue him. (99 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ Not horror, but has some horrific elements. More post-apocalyptic fantasy than anything else. In the 70's and 80's Carpenter was usually ahead of his time and at one time or another has been copied by everybody in horror and sci-fi genres. One of my favorite movies of all-time. ” - war-hound68
 
14.
Jaws (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers, until a part-time sheriff teams up with a marine biologist and an old seafarer to hunt the monster down. (124 mins.)
“ Even if the shark looks funky now, who cares? This is still one of the great epic adventures of the modern age. So powerful it scared an entire generation out of the ocean. Robert Shaw as captain Quint is one of the classic performances. ” - war-hound68
 
15.
Zombie (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Strangers searching for a young woman's missing father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately searches for the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead. (91 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
“ Aside from The Beyond, probably Lucio Fulci's best movie. Loads of gore and morbid decaying zombies. Memorable score and dripping with atmosphere. ” - war-hound68
 
16.
Count Dracula (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens. (98 mins.)
Director: Jesse Franco
“ Was intended to be the closest adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel ever filmed, which is what attracted Christopher Lee as Dracula and Klaus Kinski (as a mute Renfield). Director Jess Franco ran through his budget 1/2 of the way through filming and then everything went off the rails, but it's still a good movie and worth seeing for Dracula fans. Atmospheric and moody. ” - war-hound68
 
17.
Pontypool (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A psychological thriller in which a deadly virus infects a small Ontario town. (93 mins.)
Director: Bruce McDonald
“ As much a drama as horror, but it's well-written, acted, and a totally original take on zombies. Not really scary, just a good, intense movie with a fantastic lead performance from McHattie. ” - war-hound68
 
18.
The Fog (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Legend says that Antonio Bay was built in 1880 with blood money obtained from shipwrecked lepers, which no one believes. On the eve of the town's centennial, many plan to attend the celebrations, including the murdered lepers. (89 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ John Carpenter's follow-up to Halloween was this old-fashioned ghost story set in a small northern California coastal town. Extremely atmospheric and scenic with strong leads from Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis and Hal Holbrook. ” - war-hound68
 
19.
Day of the Dead (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A small group of military officers and scientists dwell in an underground bunker as the world above is overrun by zombies. (96 mins.)
“ This one always divided fans of Romero and horror fans in general. People either love it or hate it. This is where zombies began to learn and also the people are mostly quite unlikable. Tom Savini's best makeup work. The beginning and ending of this movie rock. ” - war-hound68
 
20.
Fright Night (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When a teenager learns that his next door neighbour is a vampire, no one will believe him. (106 mins.)
Director: Tom Holland
“ Very cool lightweight horror with comedic touches, action, and the old-fashioned atmosphere of Hammer films thrown in. Chris Sarandon and Roddy MacDowall are both terrific. ” - war-hound68
 
21.
Dead Birds (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A group of Confederate soldiers hole up in an abandoned plantation after robbing a bank and find themselves at the mercy of supernatural forces. (91 mins.)
Director: Alex Turner
“ A strange supernatural western/horror that makes the best of it's low budget. Engrossing and well-acted, with a nice twist(ed) ending. Original and recommended. ” - war-hound68
 
22.
The Midnight Meat Train (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A photographer's obsessive pursuit of dark subject matter leads him into the path of a serial killer who stalks late night commuters, ultimately butchering them in the most gruesome ways imaginable. (98 mins.)
“ Horror/mystery that keeps you guessing the whole time. Drenched in bloody gore, unfortunately most of which is CG, but it's still a good movie with a satisfying conclusion. ” - war-hound68
 
23.
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life. (137 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ Roman Polanski's film of Ira Levin's popular novel is well-crafted, intelligent, and chilling. One of the best horror films ever. Church of Satan founder and high priest Anton LaVey appears as the Devil and also served as technical adviser on the film. ” - war-hound68
 
24.
End of the Line (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
In this unsettling and creepy thriller, Karen (Ilona Elkin), a young nurse who works in a psychiatric ward... (95 mins.)
“ Interesting premise about a large group of religious fanatics who begin to murder people at random with large cross-shaped knives in order to "save them", as they believe the end of the world is upon us and Satan's hordes of demons are about to appear and run rampant. It seems they're right! Low budget but really well-made film. ” - war-hound68
 
25.
The Devil's Rejects (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The murderous, backwoods Firefly family take to the road to escape a vengeful police force which is not afraid of being as ruthless as their target. (107 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
“ Rob Zombie's ode to 70's exploitation, cops vs outlaws shoot 'em ups, and rock n' roll depravity all wrapped up in one big loud ugly package. An epic road movie of carnage and mayhem. Really something, from the stellar cast to the amazing soundtrack. ” - war-hound68