Dark Tales, an evolving list.

A list of odd, frightening, shocking, scary, funny, twisted or just plain different films I have enjoyed, endured or which have left some kind of lasting impression on me.
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1.
Ex Drummer (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Three handicapped losers who form a band ask famous writer Dries to be their drummer. He joins the band and starts manipulating them. (90 mins.)
Director: Koen Mortier
“ Darkly funny, pretty bleak, surreal, quite sleazy and satirical. There are instances of empathy, I guess you might say, that pop up occasionally.

I liked this movie. ” - arkim44
 
2.
Kolobos (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Night. Rain splatters the city. A young couple out for a drive take a shortcut through a deserted alley and makes a gruesome discovery: a girl... (84 mins.)
“ A weird and surprisingly good, violent horror flick with some nice traps, nasty deaths and an odd premise.

I Got a kick out of it.

Recommended. ” - arkim44
 
3.
The Killer Inside Me (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A West Texas Deputy Sheriff is slowly unmasked as a psychotic killer. (109 mins.)
“ Violent, misogynistic thriller about a psychopathic small town cop and his misadventures. I haven't read the novel yet but am looking forward to doing so because I liked this movie quite a bit. ” - arkim44
 
4.
Silent Hill (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A woman, Rose, goes in search for her adopted daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill. (125 mins.)
Director: Christophe Gans
“ Viewed as a 'stand alone' flick, I regarded it as surreal, eerie and actually quite dope.
Underrated. ” - arkim44
 
5.
Martyrs (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity. (99 mins.)
Director: Pascal Laugier
“ Watched this a long time ago now, Martyrs was the second French horror I had watched at that point.

I feel sorry for people who have a hard time with subtitles because this is my 9/10, its been around the block now I suppose, but I rate Martyrs as my absolute, favorite horror movie of all time.

Watch it now please. ” - arkim44
 
6.
The Chaser (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A cash-strapped pimp and former police detective draws upon the skills of his old job to track down his missing stable of prostitutes. (125 mins.)
Director: Hong-jin Na
“ Fantastic.
Brutal, nasty, wry and satisfying ” - arkim44
 
7.
From Beyond (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms. (86 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
“ Lots of fluids, carnage and violence. Foul entities and mutations from another dimension, a few glimpses of black comedy and this film even has the Lovecraft factor.

It's a bad ass 80s Horror flick. ” - arkim44
 
8.
Candyman (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth. (99 mins.)
Director: Bernard Rose
“ Genuinely scary tale with a mean streak.

If I had to recommend a first time horror movie experience to someone who was keen to sh*t themselves and maybe have a bad dream or two, this would be on the short list. ” - arkim44
 
9.
The Road (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In a dangerous post-apocalyptic world, an ailing father defends his son as they slowly travel to the sea. (111 mins.)
Director: John Hillcoat
“ Not much to smile about during this excellent, unapologetic post-apocalyptic imagining.

It cuts close to the bone and offers little reprieve from the dismal, hopeless grasp of what could certainly be our own reality all too soon.

Very good, 7.5 or 8/10.

Please read the book by Cormac McCarthy!
Readin' be good fer yer brain. ” - arkim44
 
10.
House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two young couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of murder end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
“ It has all the trappings and they're piled on thick, it's like I made a wish-list:
satanic rituals, sacrifice, cannibalism, cheerleaders, slaughter, clowns, rednecks, stupid cops and sculpture.

I love this movie. ” - arkim44
 
11.
RoboCop (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories. (102 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
“ Hardcore semi sci-fi set in the very near future.
Dark and violent with very few likable characters, nearly everyone is corrupt in some way it seems and crime has spiraled out of control.
A classic. ” - arkim44
 
12.
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Henry, a drifter, commits a series of brutal murders, supposedly operating with impunity. (83 mins.)
Director: John McNaughton
“ The epitome of Serial Killer flicks.

Take a ride into the mundane realm of a murderous sociopath. ” - arkim44
 
13.
The Thing (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A research facility in Antarctica comes across an alien force that can become anything it touches with 100% accuracy. The members must now find out who's human and who's not before it's too late. (109 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ This film, the original, is a masterpiece.

We get a hostile environment with no real way out, a healthy dose of cabin fever, paranoia in spades and a general sense of impending doom.

Add to this a very frightening antagonist you would never want to encounter, ever and you have a sci-fi/horror classic the likes of which we are starved of in these current times. ” - arkim44
 
14.
Don't Look Now (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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
“ Creepy, atmospheric, beautiful to watch and in a way, quite mean spirited. The twist in this film is simply one of the best.

This is a personal favorite of mine. ” - arkim44
 
15.
Inside (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby. (82 mins.)
“ Bloody and nasty French horror film that pulls very few punches.

This is a slightly different take on the home invasion theme and runs at full pace from start to finish. ” - arkim44
 
16.
Nightbreed (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity. (102 mins.)
Director: Clive Barker
“ A community of mutant outcasts of varying types and abilities attempts to escape the attention of a psychotic serial killer and redneck vigilantes with the help of a brooding young man who discovers them. Based on the novel "Cabal" by Clive Barker. ” - arkim44
 
17.
Xtro (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A man who was abducted by aliens returns to his family three years later, but his presence affects them negatively. (81 mins.)
“ Weird, nasty and...weird.
This movie has an odd premise, high levels of strangeness and indeed some disturbing stuff going on that really sticks to the grey matter. ” - arkim44
 
18.
Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A teenage prostitute escapes from a juvenile prison with a 16-year-old serial killer and both go on a destructive road trip to Mexico in this twist on the "Hansel and Gretel" fairy tale. (97 mins.)
Director: Matthew Bright
“ A sleazy, nasty movie that impressed the hell out of me.
Vincent Gallo is even in this and if you make the effort you'll enjoy it too. ” - arkim44
 
19.
Tideland (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Because of the actions of her irresponsible parents, a young girl is left alone on a decrepit country estate and survives inside her fantastic imagination. (120 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“ Surreal, beautiful and sad, I recommend it highly if you want to add a nice bit of variety to your diet of horror films. ” - arkim44
 
20.
Bully (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A pack of naïve teenagers conspire to murder a mutual friend, whose aggressive demeanor has proved too much. (108 mins.)
Director: Larry Clark
“ Dark and unsettling, I felt uncomfortable throughout this movie and that's a good thing, it will certainly make you think about certain societal issues. ” - arkim44
 
21.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them. (101 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ Weird and wacky compared to the first TCM, I love this movie and all its strangeness. ” - arkim44
 
22.
Malevolence (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
It's ten years after the kidnapping of Martin Bristol. Taken from a backyard swing at his home at the age of six, he is forced to witness unspeakable crimes of a deranged madman. For years, Martin's whereabouts have remained a mystery...until now. (90 mins.)
Director: Stevan Mena
“ This is a very decent, scary slasher flick that once again, knows its role and succeeds due to self awareness.

We have a bleak, foreboding environment, a frightening, relentless enemy and a terribly outmatched victim caught in a bad, bad situation. ” - arkim44
 
23.
The Brood (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, amidst a series of brutal murders. (92 mins.)
“ Another creepy gem from Cronenberg, it takes an interesting concept and takes it to a dark place. Recommended ” - arkim44
 
24.
Combat Shock (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A dangerously disturbed Vietnam veteran struggles with life 15 years after his return home, and slowly falls into insanity from his gritty urban lifestyle. (91 mins.)
“ Bleak and unsettling movie about a war vet who returns home, only to exist in another kind of hell hole, worse than the one he has just escaped, or rather, cannot escape.
One of a kind, if you get the chance to watch this, I say take it. ” - arkim44
 
25.
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery. (92 mins.)
“ Surprising noir film that kept me glued to the television for the duration.
This is a fantastic movie and scary in a different way, some of the situations and suggestions really caught me off guard and I was very impressed by that, considering its age.
Great acting too. ” - arkim44
 
26.
Crash (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife. (100 mins.)
“ Another creepy, uncomfortable film with a twisted premise and some fairly shocking moments throughout. ” - arkim44
 
27.
Hardware (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
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
“ Horror/Cyberpunk/Sci fi/Slasher?
I can't really classify this into a single genre but I loved every minute of it. ” - arkim44
 
28.
The Girl Next Door (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Based on the Jack Ketchum novel of the same name, The Girl Next Door follows the unspeakable torture and abuses committed on a teenage girl in the care of her aunt...and the boys who witness and fail to report the crime. (91 mins.)
“ Based on the Jack Ketchum novel of the same name, The Girl Next Door follows the unspeakable torture and abuses committed on a teenage girl in the care of her aunt...and the boys who witness and fail to report the crime.
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excellent: sad, shocking, infuriating - arkim44 ” - arkim44
 
29.
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
“ A young man reluctantly joins a travelling "family" of evil vampires, when the girl he'd tried to seduce is part of that group.
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one of the best vampire movies ever made - arkim44 ” - arkim44
 
30.
Frenzy (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man. (116 mins.)
“ A serial killer is murdering London women with a necktie. The police have a suspect... but he's the wrong man.
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solid gold classic - arkim44 ” - arkim44
 
31.
The Entity (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Supposedly based partially on a true story, a woman is tormented and sexually molested by an invisible demon. (125 mins.)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
“ A woman is plagued by a malevolent, invisible entity that does far, far worse things than just flicking the lights on and off and sliding chairs around in the dark. ” - arkim44
 
32.
Rampage (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A man with a thirst for revenge builds a full body armor from Kevlar and goes on a killing spree. (85 mins.)
Director: Uwe Boll
“ A man with a thirst for revenge builds a full body armor from Kevlar and goes on a killing spree.
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this movie is pretty scary, I can't help but draw parallels to several mass shootings and the Norway tragedy, art reflecting life and all that - arkim44 ” - arkim44
 
33.
TerrorVision (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world. (83 mins.)
Director: Ted Nicolaou
“ This movie is pretty nuts and for me, that was a good thing.
It's sleazy,very funny and warped and quickly involves everything from big breasted cult horror icons to deadly alien beasts. Mix in a dysfunctional 80s family, intergalactic bounty hunters and some pretty heavy duty cable TV and you've got a fun movie that won't keep you awake all night, but will keep you very entertained. ” - arkim44
 
34.
Body Melt (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Residents of peaceful Pebbles Court, Homesville, are being used unknowingly as test experiments for a new 'Body Drug' that causes rapid body decomposition (melting skin etc.) and painful death. (81 mins.)
Director: Philip Brophy
“ Residents of peaceful Pebbles Court, Homesville, are being used unknowingly as test experiments for a new 'Body Drug' that causes rapid body decomposition (melting skin etc.) and painful death.
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gory, funny, gory - arkim44 ” - arkim44
 
35.
Phantasm (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 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
“ A young boy and his friends face off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man, who keeps a mysterious arsenal of terrible weapons with him.
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all must bow before Phantasm - arkim44 ” - arkim44
 
36.
Lake Mungo (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A supernatural drama about grief. (87 mins.)
Director: Joel Anderson
“ A supernatural drama about grief.
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eerie, haunting film to do with the disappearance of a young girl and the trauma the vanishing visits on those left behind. ” - arkim44
 
37.
Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Elvis and JFK, both alive and in a nursing home, fight for the souls of their fellow residents as they battle an ancient Egyptian Mummy. (92 mins.)
Director: Don Coscarelli
“ Elvis and JFK, both alive and in nursing homes, fight for the souls of their fellow residents as they battle an ancient Egyptian Mummy. ” - arkim44
 
38.
The Reflecting Skin (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events... (96 mins.)
Director: Philip Ridley
“ A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of discouraging his brother from seeing her. He must deal with an abusive mother, a father with a charge of molestation, a band of youths creating havoc, and an unforgiving environment in general. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com> ” - arkim44
 
39.
Bullethead (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
(111 mins.)
Director: Mark Burson
“ A robbery gone wrong with lots of brutality ensuing when one of the participants fails to clean up a 'loose end', a bathtub scene in this fairly unknown, dark, crime story has stuck with me for several years. ” - arkim44
 
40.
Watership Down (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face many dangers to find and protect their new home. (91 mins.)
Director: Martin Rosen
“ A group of rabbits flee their doomed warren and face many dangers to find and protect their new home.
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it's ok to have a little cry, we understand - arkim44 ” - arkim44
 
41.
Dumplings (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In Hong Kong, Aunt Mei is a cook famous for her home-made rejuvenation dumplings, based on a millenarian... (91 mins.)
Director: Fruit Chan
“ In Hong Kong, Aunt Mei is a cook famous for her home-made rejuvenation dumplings, based on a millenarian recipe prepared with a mysterious ingredient that she brings directly from China...
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twisted, funny, see it - arkim44 ” - arkim44
 
42.
Dead Man (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange North American man named Nobody who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world. (121 mins.)
Director: Jim Jarmusch
“ On the run after murdering a man, accountant William Blake encounters a strange Indian named "Nobody" who prepares him for his journey into the spiritual world.
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a favorite - arkim44 ” - arkim44
 
43.
Gvozdi (2003 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A haunted hitman whose violent career has taken a toll on his mental health turns to trepanning as a means of relieving his growing anxiety. (60 mins.)
Director: Andrey Iskanov
“ A haunted hitman whose violent career has taken a toll on his mental health turns to trepanning as a means of relieving his growing anxiety.
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whoa, if you can even find this, do not view on heavy drugs - arkim44 ” - arkim44
 
44.
Sheitan (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A group of youngsters go out to a disco on Christmas Eve and accidentally run into a shepherd who has prepared himself for a night of pure insanity. (94 mins.)
Director: Kim Chapiron
“ 'Sheitan' tells the story of a group of youngsters who exit a disco late one night and accidentally run into a shepherd who has prepared himself for a night of Satanic worship.
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dope movie, unfairly maligned - arkim44 ” - arkim44
 
45.
Inferno (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An American college student in Rome and his sister in New York investigate a series of killings in both locations where their resident addresses are the domain of two covens of witches. (107 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
“ Semi-sequal to 'Suspiria' has a American college student in Rome, and his sister in New York investigating a series of killings in both locations where their resident addresses are the domain of two covens of witches.
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fantastic - arkim44 ” - arkim44
 
46.
Stoic (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A heated game of poker causes three men incarcerated for nonviolent offenses to brutalize their cellmate before taking drastic measures in order to cover up their crime. (91 mins.)
Director: Uwe Boll
“ A heated game of poker causes three men incarcerated for nonviolent offenses to brutalize their cellmate before taking drastic measures in order to cover up their crime. ” - arkim44
 
47.
Seed (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.0/10 X  
After a seemingly undead man is bound and buried alive, he digs himself back to the surface and seeks bloody vengeance on those who caused him his suffering. (90 mins.)
Director: Uwe Boll
“ After a seemingly undead man is bound and buried alive, he digs himself back to the surface and seeks bloody vengeance on those who caused him his suffering.
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far from high art, this film has several scenes that make it all worth it the effort, if you're a horror buff you should see this - arkim44 ” - arkim44
 
48.
Irreversible (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. (97 mins.)
Director: Gaspar Noé
“ Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass.
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This movie has some very intense moments, a 'nightclub' scene in particular could probably induce seizures - arkim44 ” - arkim44
 
49.
Event Horizon (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board. (96 mins.)
Director: Paul Anderson
“ A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board. ” - arkim44
 
50.
Cube (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Six complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless maze containing deadly traps. (90 mins.)
Director: Vincenzo Natali
“ 7 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless kafkaesque maze containing deadly traps. ” - arkim44
 
51.
Freeway (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A twisted take on 'Little Red Riding Hood' with a teenage juvenile delinquent on the run from a social worker traveling to her grandmother's house and being hounded by a charming, but sadistic, serial killer/pedophile. (102 mins.)
Director: Matthew Bright
“ A twisted take on 'Little Red Riding Hood' with a teenage juvenile delinquent on the run from a social worker traveling to her grandmother's house and being hounded by a charming, but sadistic, serial killer/pedophile. ” - arkim44
 
52.
Pulse (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two groups of people discover evidence that suggests spirits may be trying to invade the human world through the Internet. (118 mins.)
“ Don't watch the remake, watch this and be creeped out. ” - arkim44
 
53.
Them (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise... they're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night. (77 mins.)
“ Good and fairly creepy, this one kept me guessing for a while as I had avoided spoilers as much as possible. Not a huge fan of the ending but I liked this film better than In their sleep. ” - arkim44
 
54.
Absentia (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A woman and her sister begin to link a mysterious tunnel to a series of disappearances, including that of her own husband. (87 mins.)
Director: Mike Flanagan
“ Wow, I was expecting a lemon and instead I got creeped out and entertained pretty solidly.
This film has some fantastic ideas going on and in certain scenes, ramps up that uncomfortable feeling we know and love to a grand level.
I loved 3/4 of Absentia but didn't really like the direction it headed in the end, still, worth looking up and one of the better horrors to come out in 2011. ” - arkim44
 
55.
Pi (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature. (84 mins.)
“ "A paranoid mathematician searches for a key number that will unlock the universal patterns found in nature."

Another psychologically nightmarish thriller skilfully served up to us by Darren Aronofsky.

Highly Recommended, don't be put off by the mathematical aspect presented, it will not restrict your viewing enjoyment one bit. ” - arkim44
 
56.
Dead Ringers (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman. (116 mins.)
“ Twin gynecologists take full advantage of the fact that nobody can tell them apart, until their relationship begins to deteriorate over a woman.


Another fantastically disturbing film from David Cronenberg.
I still think about some of the medical equipment and get a shudder.

Excellent! ” - arkim44
 
57.
Fire in the Sky (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
An Arizona logger mysteriously disappears for five days in an alleged encounter with a flying saucer in 1975. (109 mins.)
“ A group of forestry workers arrive back in town claiming that their friend was abducted by aliens.
Nobody believes them, and despite a lack of motive and no evidence of foul play, their friends' disappearance is treated as murder.

Ok, I did not watch this under the illusion it was an alien abduction doco, I watched it for what it was and really enjoyed it.

A tad dated in a 'made for 90's' television kind of way but still creepy, frightening and intriguing, in my opinion anyway. ” - arkim44
 
58.
Cold Fish (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When Syamoto's teenage daughter is caught stealing, a generous middle-aged man helps resolve the situation... (146 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
“ An excellent, bleakly humorous thriller that'll make you laugh, among other things. Very good if you like this sort of film, I was pretty enthralled from start to finish. ” - arkim44
 
59.
American Psycho (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he delves deeper into his violent, hedonistic fantasies. (102 mins.)
Director: Mary Harron
 
60.
Chopping Mall (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
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
 
61.
Hell Night (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion, where they are stalked by the monstrous survivor of a family massacre years earlier. (101 mins.)
Director: Tom De Simone
 
62.
The Prowler (1981)
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An unknown killer, clad in World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35 year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance. (89 mins.)
Director: Joseph Zito
 
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Tremors (1990)
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Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one. (96 mins.)
Director: Ron Underwood
 
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A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
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A family is haunted by the tragedies of deaths within the family. (115 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
 
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Shutter (2004)
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A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past. (97 mins.)