Lovecraftian Flicksby Loren Knack | created - 11 Feb 2012 | updated - 12 Jun 2016 | Public
While most of these aren't the best movies, Lovecraft fans may still enjoy them.
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1. In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.
Votes: 49,015 | Gross: $8.95M
2. The Dunwich Horror (1970)
R | 90 min | Horror
Wilbur Whateley travels to the Arkham Miskatonic University to borrow the legendary Necronomicon. But, little does anyone know, Whateley isn't quite human...
3. Dagon (2001)
R | 98 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A boating accident runs a young man and woman ashore in a decrepit Spanish fishing town which they discover is in the grips of an ancient sea god and its monstrous half human offspring.
4. The Last Lovecraft: Relic of Cthulhu (2009)
78 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror
Jeff is an ordinary guy that is stuck at a dead end job with a boring life, but when a strange old man gives him an Ancient relic and tells him that he is the last bloodline of H.P. ... See full summary »
5. Necronomicon: Book of Dead (1993)
R | 96 min | Horror
H.P. Lovecraft, the well-known horror writer, is looking in the late thirties after the book 'Necronomicon'. He finds it guarded by monks in an old library. He then copies some stories from... See full summary »
6. Re-Animator (1985)
Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Votes: 45,683 | Gross: $2.02M
7. From Beyond (1986)
R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 17,476 | Gross: $1.26M
Masters of Horror (2005–2007)
Dreams in the Witch-House
TV-MA | 55 min | Horror
A graduate student questions his sanity after he rents a room in an old boarding house which was the residence of a 17th Century witch, and he figures out that the evil forces still roam within the walls.
9. Beyond the Wall of Sleep (2006)
R | 84 min | Horror
Joe Slaader is a mysterious mountain man being held in the Ulster County Asylum after the brutal murder of his family. Edward Eischel, a young intern, sees something more than just an ... See full summary »
10. The Call of Cthulhu (2005)
47 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
While sorting the affairs of his late Uncle, a man accidentally stumbles across a series of dark secrets connected to an ancient horror waiting to be freed.
11. The Color Out of Space (2010)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A boy, looking for his missing father, travels to Germany and uncovers a haunting legacy that a meteorite left behind in the area. Based on H.P. Lovecraft's short novel "The Color Out of Space."
14. The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath (2003)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Animation, Fantasy
"Three times Randolph Carter dreamed of the marvelous city, and three times was he snatched away while still he paused on the high terrace above it." Thus begins H. P. Lovecraft's epic tale... See full summary »
15. Possession (1981)
R | 124 min | Drama, Horror
A woman starts exhibiting increasingly disturbing behavior after asking her husband for a divorce. Suspicions of infidelity soon give way to something much more sinister.
Votes: 17,413 | Gross: $1.11M
19. Spring (I) (2014)
Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance
A young man in a personal tailspin flees from US to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a woman harboring a dark, primordial secret.
Votes: 18,107 | Gross: $0.05M
20. Banshee Chapter (2013)
R | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Journalist Anne Roland explores the disturbing links behind her friend's sudden disappearance, an ominous government research chemical, and a disturbing radio broadcast of unknown origin.
22. Holidays (2016)
Not Rated | 105 min | Horror
HOLIDAYS is an anthology feature film that puts a uniquely dark and original spin on some of the most iconic and beloved holidays of all time by challenging our folklore, traditions and assumptions.
Directors: Anthony Scott Burns, Kevin Kolsch, Nicholas McCarthy, Adam Egypt Mortimer, Ellen Reid, Gary Shore, Kevin Smith, Sarah Adina Smith, Scott Stewart, Dennis Widmyer | Stars: Seth Green, Lorenza Izzo, Aleksa Palladino, Michael Gross
"Father's Day" from this anthology is the Lovecraftian selection out of the bunch.
23. Killer Rack (2015)
TV-MA | 90 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical
Comedy about a woman suffering from low self esteem who gets breast enhancement surgery, unaware that her surgeon worships H.P. Lovecraft's elder gods, and the surgery is part of a diabolical plot to rule the world.