Less And Best! List of The Masters of Horror And The Macabre!

Master of horror list? Gonna hear the same crap over and over! Nope! This has a Fresh Twist to it! We have the good.. And the bad! But! Entertaining! Get ready for the madness! (in order of who I was thinking of first)
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1.
Fritz Lang
Director, M
He studied at the College of Technical Sciences of Vienna's Academy of Graphic Arts but unhappy with the career path chosen for him by his parents, he ran away to study art in Munich and Paris. He then spent many years travelling the world including Asia. In 1913, he returned to Paris to paint. When World War I began...
“ Metropolis (1927)
M (1931)
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933) ” - iantracy69
 
2.
“ The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
Raskolnikow (1923) ” - iantracy69
 
3.
“ The Man Who Laughs (1928)
Waxworks (1924)
The Cat and the Canary (1927) ” - iantracy69
 
4.
Tod Browning
Director, Dracula
Belonging to a well-situated family, Charles Browning fell in love at the age of 16 with a dancer of a circus. Following her began his itinerary of being clown, jockey and director of a variety theater which ended when he met D.W. Griffith and became an actor. He made his debut in Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages...
“ Freaks (1932)
Dracula (1931)
London After Midnight (1927) ” - iantracy69
 
5.
Georges Franju
Georges Franju is a figure of immense importance in the history of French cinema, not primarily for his films (exceptional though many of these are) but for being the co-founder, with Henri Langlois, of the Cinematheque Française in 1937--France's most famous and important film archive. He worked primarily as a film archivist until 1949...
“ Eyes Without a Face (1960)
Spotlight on a Murderer (1961)
Judex (1963) ” - iantracy69
 
6.
Michael Powell
Director, The Red Shoes
The son of Thomas William Powell & Mabel (nee Corbett). Michael Powell was always a self confessed movie addict. He was brought up partly in Canterbury ("The Garden of England") and partly in the South of France (where his parents ran an hotel). Educated at Kings School, Canterbury & Dulwich College he first worked at the National Provincial Bank from 1922 - 1925...
“ Peeping Tom (1960) ” - iantracy69
 
7.
Alfred Hitchcock
Director, Psycho
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock was born in Leytonstone, Essex, England. He was the son of Emma Jane (Whelan; 1863 - 1942) and East End greengrocer William Hitchcock (1862 - 1914). His parents were both of half English and half Irish ancestry. He had two older siblings, William Hitchcock (born 1890) and Eileen Hitchcock (born 1892)...
“ Psycho (1960)
Rear Window (1954)
The Birds (1963) ” - iantracy69
 
8.
“ The Tingler (1959)
House on Haunted Hill (1959)
13 Ghosts (1960) ” - iantracy69
 
9.
Edward D. Wood Jr.
Hacks are nothing new in Hollywood. Since the beginning of the Hollywood film industry, thousands of untalented people come to Los Angeles to try to make it big, (artists, writers, producers, directors, actors, etc.), but who end up exploiting others for money and also use his or her self-taught creative ability or training which leads to the production of dull...
“ Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
Bride of the Monster (1955)
Glen or Glenda (1953) ” - iantracy69
 
10.
Herschell Gordon Lewis
Only one film-maker can claim the title "Godfather of Gore." That peculiar but apt identification seems to be the exclusive property of Herschell Gordon Lewis. With an unusual background that included teaching English Literature to college students, producing and directing television commercials, and voicing radio and television commercials...
“ Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Blood Feast (1963)
Color Me Blood Red (1965) ” - iantracy69
 
11.
“ Blood Freak (1972)
Flesh Feast (1970)
Barely Proper (1975) ” - iantracy69
 
12.
“ Bloodsucking Freaks (1976)
Blood Bath (1976)
The G.I Executioner (1971) ” - iantracy69
 
13.
Lucio Fulci
Lucio Fulci, born in Rome in 1927, remains as controversial in death as he was in life. A gifted craftsman with a sharp tongue and a wicked sense of dark humor, Fulci achieved some measure of notoriety for his gore epics of the late 1970s and early 1980s, but respect was long in coming. Abandoning his early career as a med student...
“ The Beyond (1981)
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Zombie (1979) ” - iantracy69
 
14.
Joe D'Amato
Joe D'Amato was born Aristide Massaccesi on December 15, 1936, in Rome, Italy. At age 14 he began working for his father, a chief electrician and later the founder of the company A.C.M. By going to school in the daytime, Massaccesi worked afternoons part-time as a stagehand and stage cameraman around various film sets...
“ Death Smiles on a Murderer (1973)
Antropophagus (1980)
Absurd (1981) ” - iantracy69
 
15.
Dario Argento
Dario Argento was born in Rome, Italy on September 7 1940. He is the son of producer Salvatore Argento. He began his career as a movie critic for the Rome daily newspaper "Paese Sera". A professional screenwriter by the tender age of 20, he joined Bernardo Bertolucci to write the screenplay for Sergio Leone's epic western "Once Upon A Time In The West" in 1967...
“ Phenomena (1985)
Suspiria (1977)
Deep Red (1975) ” - iantracy69
 
16.
Ruggero Deodato
Ruggero Deodato was born on May 7, 1939, in Potenza, Italy, and grew up outside Rome. One of his close friends at the time was Renzo Rossellini, the son of famed Italian director Roberto Rossellini. Knowing Ruggerio's love for the movies, Renzo persuaded him to work as a second unit director on some of his father's productions...
“ House on the Edge of the Park (1980)
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Dial: Help (1988)
Cut and Run (1985) ” - iantracy69
 
17.
Jesús Franco
He was only six years old when he started composing music under the protection of his brother Enrique. After the Spanish Civil War he was able to continue his studies at the Real Conservatorio de Madrid, where he finished piano and harmony. Being a Bachelor of Law and an easy-read novel writer (under the pseudonym David Khume)...
“ Christine, Princess of Eroticism (1973)
Dracula Prisoner of Frankenstein (1972)
Esmeralda Bay (1989) ” - iantracy69
 
18.
Bruno Mattei
Born in 1931, Bruno Mattei grew up in Rome, Italy, where his father owned a small film editing studio. At age 20 Bruno started working odd jobs at his father's company as his assistant, then went on to other small spots. He wanted to follow in his father's footsteps as a film editor, and soon found himself working as an editor for a number of directors...
“ Rats (1984)
Night of the Zombies (1980)
Strike Commando (1987) ” - iantracy69
 
19.
“ Black Christmas (1974)
Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things (1973)
DeathDream (1974) ” - iantracy69
 
20.
“ The Astro-Zombies (1968)
The Corpse Grinders (1971)
The Doll Squad (1973) ” - iantracy69
 
21.
“ The Worm Eaters (1977)
The Brainsucker (1988) ” - iantracy69
 
22.
Frank Henenlotter
Director, Basket Case
Writer/director Frank Henenlotter was born August 29, 1950, in New York City. He gleefully "misspent" his youth watching a large array of blithely cheap'n'cheesy low-budget exploitation flicks in various seedy grindhouse theaters on Mahattan's 42nd St. He began making 8mm films as a teenager. His 16mm black-and-white short Slash of the Knife actually played at a 42nd St...
“ Basket Case (1982)
Brain Damage (1988)
Frankenhooker (1990) ” - iantracy69
 
23.
Mark Pirro
According to the news program, Hard Copy, "Mark Pirro practically made Hollywood history with his 1983 feature comedy, A Polish Vampire in Burbank." Shot for the unbelievable budget of $2500, the feature went on to make back over a million dollars in home video and cable television distribution. It played on USA network for two years in the late 80s...
“ Deathrow Gameshow (1987)
Nudist Colony of the Dead (1991)
Curse of the Queerwolf (1988) ” - iantracy69
 
24.
Joseph Zito
Producer, Lahzat harega
Director/producer Joseph Zito was born on May 14, 1946 in New York City. He began his cinematic career in film distribution. Zito made his debut picture in the mid 70s with the sleazy Patty Hearst-inspired exploitation feature "Abduction." Joseph then did the equally trashy "Bloodrage," the brutal slasher...
“ Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
The Prowler (1981) ” - iantracy69
 
25.
George A. Romero
George A. Romero never set out to become a Hollywood figure; however, by all indications, he was very successful. The helmer of the groundbreaking "Living Dead" films was born February 4, 1940 in New York City, New York, to a Cuban father and a Lithuanian-American mother. He grew up in NY, until attending the renowned Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...
“ Martin (1977)
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Creepshow (1982) ” - iantracy69
 
26.
John Carpenter
Writer, Halloween
John Howard Carpenter was born in Carthage, New York, to mother Milton Jean (Carter) and father Howard Ralph Carpenter. His family moved to Bowling Green, Kentucky, where his father, a professor, was head of the music department at Western Kentucky University. He attended Western Kentucky University and then USC film school in Los Angeles...
“ Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
Halloween (1978)
Escape from New York (1981) ” - iantracy69
 
27.
“ Hellraiser (1987)
Nightbreed (1990)
Lord of Illusions (1995) ” - iantracy69
 
28.
Tobe Hooper
Before becoming a filmmaker, Tobe Hooper, a native of Austin, Texas, spent the 1960s as a college professor and documentary cameraman. In 1974, he organized a small cast that was made up of college teachers and students, and then he and Kim Henkel made The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. This film changed the horror film industry...
“ The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Poltergeist (1982)
Spontaneous Combustion (1990) ” - iantracy69
 
29.
Wes Craven
Director, Scream
Wes Craven has become synonymous with genre bending and innovative horror, challenging audiences with his bold vision. Wesley Earl Craven was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Caroline (Miller) and Paul Eugene Craven. He had a midwestern suburban upbringing. His first feature film was The Last House on the Left, which he wrote...
“ A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Scream (1996)
The Last House on the Left (1972) ” - iantracy69
 
30.
“ Society (1989)
Bride of Re-Animator (1990)
The Dentist (1996) ” - iantracy69
 
31.
Fred Olen Ray
Fred Olen Ray spent most of his childhood in Florida, where he was always a fan of horror movies on TV. He collected autographs of many of the actors in those films where he met Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing. His early career was filled with low-budget horror and science-fiction films, but the...
“ Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers (1988)
Scalps (1983)
Evil Toons (1991) ” - iantracy69
 
32.
Fred Dekker
Writer, RoboCop 3
Writer/director Fred Dekker was born on April 9, 1959 in San Francisco, California. An avid comic book fan, monster movie buff, and film nerd from an early age, Dekker was rejected by both USC and UCLA film schools. He wound up attending UCLA as an English major instead. His fellow UCLA classmates included...
“ Night of the Creeps (1986)
The Monster Squad (1987)
RoboCop 3 (1993) ” - iantracy69
 
33.
“ The Lost Boys (1987)
Flatliners (1990)
The Number 23 (2007) ” - iantracy69
 
34.
“ Faces of Death 1-6 ” - iantracy69
 
35.
“ The Last Supper (1995)
Let the Devil Wear Black (1999)
Hood of Horror (2006) ” - iantracy69
 
36.
Stuart Gordon
Writer, Re-Animator
Stuart Gordon started his film directing career in 1985. After graduating from Lane Technical High School, Gordon worked as a commercial artist apprentice prior to enrolling at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Unable to get into the film classes, he enrolled in an acting class and ended up majoring in theater...
“ Re-Animator (1985)
From Beyond (1986)
Dolls (1987) ” - iantracy69
 
37.
Don Coscarelli
Writer, Bubba Ho-Tep
In much the same way that director George A. Romero creative output has been primarily centered around the highly successful "Dead" series of zombie films, then fellow fantasy director Don Coscarelli has for over two decades seen his universe swirling around the lesser successful, but equally cult, and much loved "Phantasm" series of horror movies...
“ Phantasm (1979)
BubbaHo-Tep (2002)
The Beastmaster (1982) ” - iantracy69
 
38.
Don Edmonds
Don Edmonds was born on September 1, 1937 in Kansas City, Missouri. Edmonds came to Hollywood, California in the mid to late 50s. He studied acting with noted acting coach Estelle Harmon and began performing in various California stage productions. Don's initial forays into television acting include such live TV shows as Playhouse 90...
“ Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS (1975)
Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks (1976)
Terror on Tour (1980) ” - iantracy69
 
39.
Joe Dante
Director, Gremlins
Joseph Dante Jr. was born on November 28, 1946 in Morristown, New Jersey, and raised in the nearby borough of Parsippany. His father was a professional golf players and his father wrote some books on the instructions of playing golf some of which included Four Magic Moves to Winning Golf, and Stop that Slice...
“ Gremlins (1984)
The Howling (1981)
Piranha (1978) ” - iantracy69
 
40.
“ Aftermath (1994)
Genesis (1998)
The Abandoned (2006) ” - iantracy69
 
41.
“ Irreversible (2002)
I Stand Alone (1998)
Carne (1991) ” - iantracy69
 
42.
David Cronenberg
Director, The Fly
David Cronenberg, also known as the King of Venereal Horror or the Baron of Blood, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1943. His father was a journalist, and his mother was a piano player. After showing an inclination for literature at an early age (he wrote and published eerie short stories, thus following his father's path) and for music (playing classical guitar until he was 12)...
“ The Fly (1986)
Dead Ringers (1988)
Videodrome (1983) ” - iantracy69
 
43.
“ Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989)
Tokyo Fist (1995)
A Snake of June (2002) ” - iantracy69
 
44.
David Lynch
Born in precisely the kind of small-town American setting so familiar from his films, David Lynch spent his childhood being shunted from one state to another as his research scientist father kept getting relocated. He attended various art schools, married Peggy Lynch and then fathered future director Jennifer Chambers Lynch shortly after he turned 21...
“ Blue Velvet (1986)
The Elephant Man (1980)
Eraserhead (1977) ” - iantracy69
 
45.
Vincenzo Natali
Director, Cube
“ Cube (1997)
Cypher (2002)
Splice (2009) ” - iantracy69
 
46.
Tim Burton
Timothy Walter Burton was born in Burbank, California, to Jean Rae (Erickson), cat-themed gift shop owner, and William Reed Burton, who worked for the Burbank Park and Recreation Department. He spent most of his childhood as a recluse, drawing cartoons, and watching old movies (he was especially fond of films with Vincent Price)...
“ Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Batman Returns (1992)
Sleepy Hollow (1999) ” - iantracy69
 
47.
Tom Holland
Writer, Fright Night
Tom Holland is an American director and screenwriter of horror and thriller films. His early writing projects include Class of 1984 and the Robert Bloch- inspired Psycho II, the latter starring Anthony Perkins as the menacing psychopath, Norman Bates. Tom gained more notoriety, however, as a director...
“ Child's Play (1988)
Fright Night (1985)
The Langoliers (1995) ” - iantracy69
 
48.
William Lustig
Producer, Maniac
William Lustig was born on February 1, 1955 in Bronx, New York. During his teenage years, Lustig avidly watched a huge volume of lowdown trashy exploitation fare at numerous 42nd Street grind house theaters in Manhattan and also worked as a movie theater usher in Fort Lee, New Jersey. After graduating from high school, he took a few film classes at New York University...
“ Maniac (1980)
Vigilante (1983)
Maniac Cop (1988) ” - iantracy69
 
49.
Andreas Schnaas
Born in Hamburg, Germany on April 1, 1968, filmmaker Andreas Schnaas embraced the cinema at a very young age. Since many of the local theaters in his city didn't care about how young their patrons were, he was exposed to violent martial arts, zombie films, and splatter at a very tender age. The results...
“ Anthropophagous 2000 (1999)
Violent *beep* II (1992)
Zombie '90: Extreme Pestilence (1991) ” - iantracy69
 
50.
David DeCoteau
Director, Creepozoids
A dual citizen of Canada and the USA, David DeCoteau has worked professionally in the movie business since he was 18 years old. He got his start through a generous offer from movie legend Roger Corman, who hired him in 1980 as a production assistant at New World Pictures. In 1986, DeCoteau directed and produced his first feature film for another generous film legend...
“ Final Stab (2001)
Leeches! (2003)
Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge (1991) ” - iantracy69
 
51.
Danny Draven
Danny Draven is an award-winning writer, director and producer of genre films. After receiving his film degree from Emerson College, he moved to Hollywood and worked his way up through the ranks until he began producing and directing sci-fi/horror films for B-movie studio Full Moon Pictures (Puppet Master series...
“ Dark Walker (2003)
Deathbed (2002)
Hell Asylum (2002) ” - iantracy69
 
52.
Terry Gilliam
Terry Gilliam was born in Minnesota near Medicine Lake. When he was 12 his family moved to Los Angeles where he became a fan of Mad magazine. In his early 20's he was often stopped by the police who often suspected him of being a drug addict and Gilliam had to explain that he worked in advertisement...
“ Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)
Brazil (1985)
Twelve Monkeys (1995) ” - iantracy69
 
53.
Jeff Lieberman
Writer-director Jeff Lieberman has crafted a handful of highly quirky, creative, and distinctive horror movies that are much enjoyed and appreciated by fans of offbeat and imaginative fright-film fare. His pictures are distinguished by their novel oddball plots and an amusingly eccentric sense of off-center humor...
“ Blue Sunshine (1978)
Just Before Dawn (1981)
Satan's Little Helper (2004) ” - iantracy69
 
54.
Juan Piquer Simón
Juan Piquer Simon (who goes by "J.P. Simon" on foreign releases) resides in Madrid, Spain, where he has produced and directed "exploitation" pictures for two decades running. He owns his own studio and creates and/or designs many of the impressive special effects sequences you see in any of his many imaginative undertakings...
“ The Pod People (1983)
Pieces (1982)
Slugs: The Movie (1988) ” - iantracy69
 
55.
“ Begotten (1990)
Shadow of the Vampire (2000)
Suspect Zero (2004) ” - iantracy69
 
56.
David Fincher
Director, Fight Club
David Fincher was born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado, and was raised in Marin County, California. When he was 18 years old he went to work for John Korty at Korty Films in Mill Valley. He subsequently worked at ILM (Industrial Light and Magic) from 1981-1983. Fincher left ILM to direct TV commercials and music videos after signing with N...
“ Se7en (1995)
Fight Club (1999)
Zodiac (2007) ” - iantracy69
 
57.
Ridley Scott
Producer, Blade Runner
Ridley Scott is an English film director and producer. Following his commercial breakthrough with the science-fiction horror film Alien (1979), his best known works are the noir science fiction film Blade Runner (1982), crime drama Thelma & Louise (1991), historical drama and Best Picture Oscar winner Gladiator (2000)...
“ Hannibal (2001)
Blade Runner (1982)
Black Rain (1989) ” - iantracy69
 
58.
William Friedkin
Director, The Exorcist
Friedkin's mother was an operating room nurse. His father was a merchant seaman, semi-pro softball player and ultimately sold clothes in a men's discount chain. Ultimately, his father never earned more than $50/week in his whole life and died indigent. Eventually young Will became infatuated with Orson Welles after seeing Citizen Kane...
“ The Exorcist (1973)
Cruising (1980)
Bug (2006) ” - iantracy69
 
59.
Brian De Palma
Director, Scarface
Brian De Palma is one of the well-known directors who spear-headed the new movement in Hollywood during the 1970s. He is known for his many films that go from violent pictures, to Hitchcock-like thrillers. Born on the 11th of September in 1940, De Palma was born in New Jersey in an American-Italian family...
“ Dionysus (1970)
The Fury (1978)
Sisters (1973) ” - iantracy69
 
60.
“ Frogs (1972)
To Kill the King (1974)
Run, Simon, Run (1970) ” - iantracy69
 
61.
Larry Cohen
Writer, Phone Booth
Larry Cohen was born July 15, 1941, in Kingston, New York, a small town north of New York City. At a young age, his family moved to the Riverdale section of the Bronx, and he eventually majored in film at the historic City College of New York, graduating in 1963. An independent maverick who got his start in studio-based television...
“ Full Moon High (1981)
Perfect Strangers (1984)
Perfect Strangers (1984) ” - iantracy69
 
62.
“ Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008)
Sleepaway Camp (1983) ” - iantracy69
 
63.
“ Wishmaster (1997)
Buried Alive (2007)
The Rage (2007) ” - iantracy69
 
64.
Danny Steinmann
Writer/director/producer Danny Steinmann was the son of noted East Coast art collector Herbert R. Steinmann. Danny made his debut as both writer and director with the funky hardcore porno picture High Rise, on which he used the alias Danny Stone. Steinmann was a production associate on Arthur Hiller's...
“ Savage Streets (1984)
The Unseen (1980)
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985) ” - iantracy69
 
65.
“ Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
One Dark Night (1983)
The Unsaid (2001) ” - iantracy69
 
66.
Robert Rodriguez
Producer, Grindhouse
Robert Anthony Rodriguez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, USA, to Rebecca (Villegas), a nurse, and Cecilio G. Rodríguez, a salesman. His family is of Mexican descent. Of all the people to be amazed by the images of John Carpenter's 1981 sci-fi parable, Escape from New York, none were as captivated as the 12-year-old Rodriguez...
“ From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
The Faculty (1998)
Planet Terror (2007) ” - iantracy69
 
67.
Sean S. Cunningham
Producer, Friday the 13th
Like William Girdler, Oliver Hellman or even Ed Wood, Sean S. Cunningham had a successful career of starting films cheap and fast. Originally from New York, Cunningham had a vast knowledge of directing films and came to Hollywood. He started about the same time Wes Craven did. Cunningham meets Craven and decided to make a comedy-romance film called Together...
“ Friday the 13th (1980)
DeepStar Six (1989)
Jibaku (2006) From "Trapped Ashes" (2006) ” - iantracy69
 
68.
Steve Miner
Steve Miner has had a very popular career in making films and remains one of Hollywood's most prolific directors and has worked with a variety of stars that includes Jamie Lee Curtis, Leslie Nielsen, C. Thomas Howell, Tom Arnold, Rick Moranis, and Bill Pullman. Before becoming a director...
“ Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
House (1986) ” - iantracy69
 
69.
Sam Raimi
Writer, Spider-Man 3
Highly inventive U.S. film director/producer/writer/actor Sam Raimi first came to the attention of film fans with the savage, yet darkly humorous, low-budget horror film, The Evil Dead. From his childhood, Raimi was a fan of the cinema and, before he was ten-years-old, he was out making movies with an 8mm camera...
“ The Evil Dead (1981)
Crimewave (1985)
Darkman (1990) ” - iantracy69
 
70.
“ From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (1999)
Intruder (1989)
My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure (2004) ” - iantracy69
 
71.
Anthony Hickox
Director, Waxwork
Anthony (Tony), started as a club promoter in London in the early eighties and financed his first short 'rock-a-bye baby' by holding an event at Le'quipe Anglaise, where all the door money went to finance the film. In fact, when it was finished it was the clubs owner Shariffi who showed it to producer Micheal White (Rocky horror show) who was so impressed...
“ Waxwork (1988)
Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1992)
Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992) ” - iantracy69
 
72.
“ A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies (1999)
Alone in the Dark (1982) ” - iantracy69
 
73.
“ Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)
Children of the Night (1991)
Fist of the North Star (1995) ” - iantracy69
 
74.
“ Funny Games (1997)
Time of the Wolf (2003)
Benny's Video (1992) ” - iantracy69
 
75.
Quentin Tarantino
Writer, Pulp Fiction
Quentin Jerome Tarantino was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. His father, Tony Tarantino, is an Italian-American actor and musician from New York, and his mother, Connie (McHugh), is a nurse from Tennessee. Quentin moved with his mother to Torrance, California, when he was four years old. In January of 1992...
“ Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Death Proof (2007)
Inglourious Basterds (2009) ” - iantracy69
 
76.
Eli Roth
Producer, Grindhouse
Eli Raphael Roth was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Cora (Bialis), a painter, and Sheldon H. Roth, a psychoanalyst, psychiatrist, and clinical professor. His family is Jewish (from Austria, Hungary, Russia, and Poland). He began shooting Super 8 films at the age of eight, after watching Ridley Scott's Alien and vomiting...
“ Cabin Fever (2002)
Hostel (2005)
Hostel: Part II (2007) ” - iantracy69
 
77.
Adam Green
Writer, Frozen
Adam Green is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and actor known for his success within the horror genre with films like the "Hatchet" franchise, "Frozen," and "Digging Up The Marrow." He is also the creator, writer, director, star, and show runner of the television comedy series "Holliston." Born and raised in the small town of Holliston...
“ Hatchet (2006)
Frozen (2010)
Spiral (2007) ” - iantracy69
 
78.
Ti West
Director, V/H/S
“ Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever (2009)
The House of the Devil (2009)
The Roost (2005) ” - iantracy69
 
79.
Guillermo del Toro
Guillermo del Toro is a Mexican film director, screenwriter, producer, and novelist. In his filmmaking career, del Toro has alternated between Spanish-language dark fantasy pieces, such as the gothic horror film The Devil's Backbone (2001), and Pan's Labyrinth (2006), and more mainstream American action movies...
“ Mimic (1997)
Cronos (1993)
The Devil's Backbone (2001) ” - iantracy69
 
80.
“ High Tension (2003)
Mirrors (2008)
Piranha (2010) ” - iantracy69
 
81.
“ Session 9 (2001)
The Machinist (2004)
Vanishing on 7th Street (2010) ” - iantracy69
 
82.
“ Wolf Creek (2005)
Rogue (2007)
ICQ (2001) ” - iantracy69
 
83.
James Isaac
Director, Jason X
“ Jason X (2001)
Skinwalkers (2006)
Pig Hunt (2008) ” - iantracy69
 
84.
“ The Crazies (2010) ” - iantracy69
 
85.
James Wan
Producer, The Conjuring 2
James Wan (born 27 February 1977) is an Australian film producer, screenwriter and film director of Malaysian Chinese descent. He is widely known for directing the horror film Saw and creating Billy the puppet. Wan has also directed Dead Silence, Death Sentence, Insidious, The Conjuring and Furious 7...
“ Saw (2004)
Death Sentence (2007)
Insidious (2010) ” - iantracy69
 
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“ Deathwatch (2002)
Wilderness (2006)
Solomon Kane (2009) ” - iantracy69
 
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“ August Underground's Mordum (2003)
Maskhead (2009)
The Redsin Tower (2006) ” - iantracy69
 
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“ Slaughtered Vomit Dolls (2006)
Slow Torture Puke Chamber (2010) ” - iantracy69
 
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Nick Palumbo
Nick Palumbo attended film school in Los Angeles. He wrote, produced, and directed one of the most notorious horror cult films of all time; Murder-Set-Pieces. Shot on location in Las Vegas on 35mm and screened for its theatrical world premiere at the prestigious Sitges International Film Festival in Barcelona...
“ Nutbag (2000)
Murder-Set-Pieces (2004)
Sinister (2002) ” - iantracy69
 
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Ryan Nicholson
Makeup Department, Stargate SG-1
“ Gutterballs (2008)
Hanger (2009)
Torched (2004) ” - iantracy69
 
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“ Geek Maggot Bingo or The Freak from Suckweasel Mountain (1983)
War Is Menstrual Envy (1992)
They Eat Scum (1979) ” - iantracy69
 
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“ Rubber's Lover (1996)
Den-Sen (2006) ” - iantracy69
 
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Takashi Miike
Takashi Miike was born in the small town of Yao on the outskirts of Osaka, Japan. His main interest growing up was motorbikes, and for a while he harbored ambitions to race professionally. At the age of 18 he went to study at the film school in Yokohama founded by renowned director Shôhei Imamura, primarily because there were no entrance exams...
“ Audition (2000)
Ichi the Killer (2001)
Imprint (2005) ” - iantracy69
 
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“ Dumplings (2004)
Don't Look Up (2009)
Public Toilet (2002) ” - iantracy69
 
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“ Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight (1995)
The V Word (2005)
Blind Faith (1998) ” - iantracy69
 
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Rob Zombie
Soundtrack, The Matrix
Robert Bartleh Cummings, more famously known as Rob Zombie, was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts on January 12, 1965. He is the oldest son of Louise and Robert Cummings, and has a younger brother, Michael David (aka Spider One; b. 1968), who is the lead singer of Powerman 5000. Growing up, Zombie loved horror movies...
“ House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
The Devil's Rejects (2005)
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (2009) ” - iantracy69
 
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“ Dark Ride (2006)
Perkins' 14 (2009)
A Good Night to Die (2003) ” - iantracy69
 
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John Waters
Actor, Hairspray
Growing up in Baltimore in the 1950s, John Waters was not like other children; he was obsessed by violence and gore, both real and on the screen. With his weird counter-culture friends as his cast, he began making silent 8mm and 16mm films in the mid-'60s; he screened these in rented Baltimore church halls to underground audiences drawn by word of mouth and street leafleting campaigns...
“ Eat Your Makeup (1968)
Polyester (1981)
Cecil B. DeMented (2000) ” - iantracy69
 
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“ Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
Hot Fuzz (2007) ” - iantracy69
 
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“ The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009)
The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) (2011) ” - iantracy69