Movies you never thought to be slasher movies

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1.
Maximum Overdrive (1986)
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A group of people try to survive when machines start to come alive and become homicidal. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephen King
“ starts off the first half hour or so as one, and then moves into an action thriller later. Still, it's kinda nice to see a kid get flattened by a steam roller or a vending machine shooting cans that fractures skulls ” - orno_cenobite
 
2.
Trucks (1997 TV Movie)
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Based on the short story by Stephen King, this tells the tale of trucks suddenly coming to life and attacking their owners. (95 mins.)
Director: Chris Thomson
“ the alleged sequel or remake of maximum overdrive. longer, meaner and more bloody kills. watch out for the inflate-a-killer! ” - orno_cenobite
 
3.
The Descent (2005)
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A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators. (99 mins.)
Director: Neil Marshall
“ though not fully a slasher film, it still has the vibes of the usual stalk and chase familiarity among slasher films. The sequel, however, moves further into the creature feature area. ” - orno_cenobite
 
4.
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
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A brother and sister driving home through isolated countryside for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature which is on the last day of its ritualistic eating spree. (90 mins.)
Director: Victor Salva
“ a winged demon wielding battle axes and rides a badass truck? sounds like a slasher movie for me! ” - orno_cenobite
 
5.
Jeepers Creepers II (2003)
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Set a few days after the original, a championship basketball team's bus is attacked by The Creeper, the winged, flesh-eating terror, on the last day of his 23-day feeding frenzy. (104 mins.)
Director: Victor Salva
“ more on the territory of monster movies, this sequel, however, still features a nice homage to the slasher genre (the shuriken and the throwing dagger kills) ” - orno_cenobite
 
6.
Slugs (1988)
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Killer slugs on the rampage in a rural community. (92 mins.)
Director: J.P. Simon
 
7.
Chopping Mall (1986)
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Eight teenagers are trapped after hours in a high tech shopping mall and pursued by three murderous security robots out of control. (77 mins.)
Director: Jim Wynorski
 
8.
Hardware (1990)
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The head of a cyborg reactivates and rebuilds itself and goes on a violent rampage in a space marine's girlfriend's apartment. (94 mins.)
Director: Richard Stanley
 
9.
The Terminator (1984)
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A seemingly indestructible humanoid cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines, while a soldier from that war is sent to protect her at all costs. (107 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ mixes both scifi action and the stalk and kill genre. check out the kills if you don't believe me, plus a few mother things (killer's POV, indestructible killer, etc.) ” - orno_cenobite
 
10.
Ghost Ship (2002)
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A salvage crew that discovers a long-lost 1962 passenger ship floating lifeless in a remote region of the Bering Sea soon notices, as they prepare to tow it back to land, that strange things happen. (91 mins.)
Director: Steve Beck
“ though looks like a ghost flick, believe me, the body count (not including the massacre of 600 crewmen and guest) saids it all. ” - orno_cenobite
 
11.
Cabin Fever (2002)
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A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals. (93 mins.)
Director: Eli Roth
“ a cabin full of friends succumbs to a flesh eating virus and must fend off each other as well as those attacking them. They may be no single killer here, but the bodycount saids it all. (just as to show you, you don't need a bad guy to have a slasher film...cuz sometimes, the good guys can be killers too) ” - orno_cenobite
 
12.
Terminal Choice (1985)
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A patient in an hospital dies under mysterious circumstances. The attending doctor Fank Holt gets under suspect... (97 mins.)
Director: Sheldon Larry
“ a crime thriller with a bodycount, and not just because this takes in a hospital. continues hemorrhaging was never this brutal. ” - orno_cenobite
 
13.
Alien (1979)
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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 lifeform. Continuing their journey back to Earth with the attacked crew having recovered and the critter deceased, they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ a slasher film...IN SPACE!

or

In the future...EVEN ROBOTS BLEED! ” - orno_cenobite
 
14.
Cobra (1986)
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A tough-on-crime street cop must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far reaching plans. (87 mins.)
“ or at least the first half of Cobra, is a slasher film. The rest is your usual action flick. ” - orno_cenobite
 
15.
Evilspeak (1981)
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An outcast military cadet taps into a way to summon demons and cast spells on his tormentors through his computer. (97 mins.)
Director: Eric Weston
“ a weird and healthy hybrid of scifi, supernatural, religious (well, hinted) and slasher horror ” - orno_cenobite
 
16.
Timecrimes (2007)
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A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences. (92 mins.)
Director: Nacho Vigalondo
“ what can one murder do justice to this one, you ask? a fun and head-scratchingly clever take on the genre, that's what. ” - orno_cenobite
 
17.
Triangle (2009)
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The story revolves around the passengers of a yachting trip in the Atlantic Ocean who, when struck by mysterious weather conditions, jump to another ship only to experience greater havoc on the open seas. (99 mins.)
“ the one i describe as "Timecrimes" in a boat, with a bigger bodycount...just just as wigged-out. ” - orno_cenobite
 
18.
Wolfen (1981)
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A New York cop investigates a series of brutal deaths that resemble animal attacks. (115 mins.)
“ a city slasher flick with supernatural wolves. ” - orno_cenobite
 
19.
The Blob (1988)
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A strange lifeform consumes everything in its path as it grows and grows. (95 mins.)
Director: Chuck Russell
“ or what will you get if you put the Blob in an era of slasher movies. (fave kill: The sink crushing) ” - orno_cenobite
 
20.
Trailer Park of Terror (2008)
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Six troubled high schoolers and their leader become lost after their bus crashes during a raging storm. They seeks refuge for the night in an abandoned trailer park, managed by a sexy woman, Norma. (98 mins.)
Director: Steven Goldmann
“ one of the zombies-as-killers flick, although this one has a whole community of trailer trash zombies, and aren't they funny! ” - orno_cenobite
 
21.
Highwaymen (2004)
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Rennie Cray (Caviezel) embarks on a bloodthirsty rampage to avenge the death of his wife who was struck down by a serial killer - a man who hunts and kills women using his '72 El Dorado. (80 mins.)
Director: Robert Harmon
“ The Hitcher with less bodycount, but just as good...for me. ” - orno_cenobite
 
22.
Superstition (1982)
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A witch put to death in 1692 swears vengeance on her persecutors and returns to the present day to punish their descendants. (86 mins.)
“ a supernatural horror with a sizable kills. ” - orno_cenobite
 
23.
Puppetmaster (1989 Video)
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Psychics find themselves plotted against by a former colleague, who committed suicide after discovering animated, murderous puppets. (90 mins.)
“ the first of the series is definitely one. ” - orno_cenobite
 
24.
Trick 'r Treat (2007)
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Five interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband; and a mean old man meets his match with a demonic, supernatural trick-or-treater. (82 mins.)
“ for an anthology, they sure know how to make them gorily connected. ” - orno_cenobite
 
25.
Must Love Death (2009)
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Disappointed by love, suicidal Norman arranges to meet some like-minded people. But when he arrives... (90 mins.)
Director: Andreas Schaap
“ a backwoods slasher done in RomCom ” - orno_cenobite
 
26.
Basic Instinct (1992)
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A violent, suspended police detective investigates a brutal murder, in which a manipulative and seductive woman could be involved. (127 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
“ an erotic crime thriller who pays good tribute to the "giallo", the grandfather slasher genre. ” - orno_cenobite
 
27.
Pumpkinhead (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers. (86 mins.)
Director: Stan Winston
“ another creature feature who follows the slasher path to hell, this time does the bodycounting with more faithful kills. (faithful as in the monster uses the usual slasher kills such as impalement, neck crushing, strangulation, etc.) ” - orno_cenobite
 
28.
Don't Look Now (1973)
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A married couple grieving the recent death of their young daughter are in Venice when they encounter two elderly sisters, one of whom is psychic and brings a warning from beyond. (110 mins.)
Director: Nicolas Roeg
“ giallo outside Italy done right. ” - orno_cenobite
 
29.
Audition (1999)
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A widower takes an offer to screen girls at a special audition, arranged for him by a friend to find him a new wife. The one he fancies is not who she appears to be after all. (115 mins.)
Director: Takashi Miike
“ very little kills, and if they were one, it's in a dream. the first hour is more of a psychological drama, but then it switches to a torture porn-home invasion reminiscent of henry: Portrait of a serial killer. ” - orno_cenobite
 
30.
Scream for Help (1984)
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A teenaged girl discovers that her stepfather is trying to murder her and her mother, but when she tells people, no one will believe her. (89 mins.)
Director: Michael Winner
“ a slasher film in reverse. this time, the good guys does the killings. ” - orno_cenobite
 
31.
Devil (2010)
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A group of people are trapped in an elevator and the Devil is mysteriously amongst them. (80 mins.)
 
32.
Without Warning (1980)
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An alien creature stalks human prey. (89 mins.)
Director: Greydon Clark
 
33.
Castle Freak (1995 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A man struggles to save his family from the strange and deadly occurrences in the castle they've inherited. (90 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
 
34.
Dolls (1987)
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A group of people stop by a mansion during a storm and discover two magical toy makers and their haunted collection of dolls. (77 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
 
35.
Monkey Shines (1988)
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A quadriplegic man has a trained monkey help him with his paralysis, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master. (113 mins.)
 
36.
Scarecrows (1988)
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Criminals hijack a plane and force the pilot and his daughter to fly them to Mexico. However, an unexpected landing finds them in a cemetery inhabited by killer scarecrows. (83 mins.)
Director: William Wesley
 
37.
Murder Party (2007)
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A random invitation to a Halloween party leads a man into the hands of a rogue collective intent on murdering him for the sake of their art, sparking a bloodbath of mishap, mayhem and hilarity. (79 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Saulnier
 
38.
Art of the Devil 2 (2005)
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A group of high school friends reunite after two years when one of their fathers' committed suicide... (100 mins.)
 
39.
Basket Case (1982)
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A young man carrying a big basket that contains his extremely deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will. (91 mins.)
 
40.
Nightmare Detective (2006)
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Three people in Tokyo take a surreal voyage of self-discovery through memory and nightmares. "O" intends... (106 mins.)
 
41.
The Wild Man of the Navidad (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Based on the recently acquired journals of Texan Dale S. Rogers, this vintage horror tale from IFC Films debunks history books to tell the veracious... (86 mins.)
 
42.
'Chô' kowai hanashi A: yami no karasu (2004)
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Employees at a convenience store must get to the bottom of supernatural goings-on occurring within their workplace. (81 mins.)
 
43.
Dead Snow (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A ski vacation turns horrific for a group of medical students, as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menace: Nazi zombies. (90 mins.)
Director: Tommy Wirkola
 
44.
Man Bites Dog (1992)
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A film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routine. But complications set in when the film crew lose their objectivity and begin lending a hand. (95 mins.)
 
45.
Prowl (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Amber dreams of escaping her small town existence and persuades her friends to accompany her to find an apartment in the big city... (84 mins.)
Director: Patrik Syversen
 
46.
Wicked Little Things (2006)
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Karen, Sarah, and Emma Tunney are all moving to a small town in Pennsylvania where, unknown to them, in 1913, a horrid mine accident trapped dozens of children alive, underground. But there's a problem. They're still alive. (94 mins.)
Director: J.S. Cardone
 
47.
Suspiria (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A newcomer to a fancy ballet academy gradually comes to realize that the school is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of grisly murders. (98 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
 
48.
Primal (2010)
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A group of friends travel into the Australian wilds to view ancient cave paintings but soon find a horrible sickness gripping one of their own, which leaves them with nothing in their mind but a primal blood lust. (80 mins.)
Director: Josh Reed
 
49.
The Roommate (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
When college freshman Sara arrives on campus for the first time, she befriends her roommate, Rebecca, unaware that the girl is becoming dangerously obsessed with her. (91 mins.)
 
50.
Doghouse (2009)
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A group of men, heading to a remote village to help one of their friends get over his divorce, soon discover that all the women have been infected with a virus that makes them man-hating cannibals. (89 mins.)
Director: Jake West
 
51.
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.)
 
52.
Blow Out (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A movie sound recordist accidentally records the evidence that proves that a car accident was actually murder and consequently finds himself in danger. (107 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
 
53.
Battle Royale (2000)
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In the future, the Japanese government captures a class of ninth-grade students and forces them to kill each other under the revolutionary "Battle Royale" act. (114 mins.)
Director: Kinji Fukasaku
 
54.
Caged (2010)
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A group of medical aid workers in Kosovo is kidnapped by a non Slavic gang of organ traffickers. (84 mins.)
Director: Yann Gozlan
 
55.
Summer School (2006)
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Having spent the last three days watching crappy B grade horror films, to catch up on his website movie reviews... (89 mins.)