Great horror films!

For films released in 2000 or latter see my 'Best Horror Films of The 21st Century list;' for horror/martial arts hybrids see my 'Favorite Martial Arts movies' list.
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1.
The Innocents (1961)
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A young governess for two children becomes convinced that the house and grounds are haunted. (100 mins.)
Director: Jack Clayton
“ One of the best ghost stories ever filmed. ” - dalldorfw
 
2.
Terror Firmer (1999)
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A homicidal maniac is on the loose in the city and the low-budget film crew of a Troma movie has the power to stop them. (124 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Kaufman
“ The ultimate Troma movie! ” - dalldorfw
 
3.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
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There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt to remain safe from these bloodthirsty, flesh-eating monsters. (96 mins.)
“ The film that forever changed the way we look at zombies. ” - dalldorfw
 
4.
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
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Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall. (127 mins.)
“ ...And it's equally great sequel (I may have even liked it a bit better)! ” - dalldorfw
 
5.
Day of the Dead (1985)
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A small group of military officers and scientists dwell in an underground bunker as the world above is overrun by zombies. (96 mins.)
“ Not as good as the first two, but it does have more interesting ideas and the best gore in the series! ” - dalldorfw
 
6.
Halloween (1978)
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Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield to kill again. (91 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ One of the best slasher movies ever! No gore is shown, but it's stylish and creepy as hell! I watch this one every october ” - dalldorfw
 
7.
The Black Cat (1934)
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American honeymooners in Hungary become trapped in the home of a Satan-worshiping priest when the bride is taken there for medical help following a road accident. (65 mins.)
Director: Edgar G. Ulmer
“ One of the most disturbing movies of the decade (1930's). Even without any on-screen blood, the torture scene in the end effected me more than any 'Saw' movie. ” - dalldorfw
 
8.
Mad Love (1935)
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In France, an insane surgeon's obsession with an actress from England leads him to replace her pianist husband's hands that got mangled in an accident with the hands of a late knife murderer which still have the urge to throw knives. (68 mins.)
Director: Karl Freund
“ Peter Lorrie never disappoints! ” - dalldorfw
 
9.
Dracula (1931)
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The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina. (75 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
“ Logusi IS Dracula! ” - dalldorfw
 
10.
Frankenstein (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. (70 mins.)
Director: James Whale
“ The movie that made Boris Karloff a star! ” - dalldorfw
 
11.
The Beast with Five Fingers (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
In a turn-of-the-century Renaissance Italian mansion, its tyrannical owner, a one-handed, wheelchair-bound pianist, with a strong belief in the occult, is murdered. (88 mins.)
Director: Robert Florey
“ Classic psycho-horror starring Peter Lorrie! ” - dalldorfw
 
12.
Psycho (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. (109 mins.)
“ Revolutionary slasher, packed with suspense and shocks! ” - dalldorfw
 
13.
The Birds (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people. (119 mins.)
“ No one uses silence quite the way Hitchcock does. ” - dalldorfw
 
14.
Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate. (75 mins.)
Director: James Whale
“ Funny, horrific and cleverly subversive! ” - dalldorfw
 
15.
Homebodies (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When a quiet group of pensioners learn that their homes are to be torn down to make way for a block of flats... (96 mins.)
Director: Larry Yust
“ Black comedy/slasher is funny and creepy in equal measure. Not on DVD so I hope you all kept your VCRs ” - dalldorfw
 
16.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
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In this cult horror classic, five friends pick up a traumatized young hitchhiker, and find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chain saw-wielding killer and his family of psychopaths. (83 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ The subtle humor makes this one more unsettling ” - dalldorfw
 
17.
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
“ Over-the-top, camp-sequel. Not as chilling, but lots of fun! ” - dalldorfw
 
18.
Black Christmas (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
During their Christmas break, a group of sorority girls are stalked by a stranger. (98 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
“ Black-comedy and slasher elements perfectly blended. ” - dalldorfw
 
19.
The Thing from Another World (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a bloodthirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost. (87 mins.)
Director: Christian Nyby
“ '50's sci-fi classic! ” - dalldorfw
 
20.
The Thing (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A crew in Antarctica finds a neighboring camp destroyed and its crew dead. Whatever killed them is nowhere to be found, unless it's hidden in plain sight. (109 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ Actually slightly better than Howard Hawks version! ” - dalldorfw
 
21.
Tenebre (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book. (101 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
“ A very clever mystery/horror from the legendary Argento! ” - dalldorfw
 
22.
Deep Red (1975)
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After witnessing the murder of a famous psychic, a musician teams up with a feisty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen assailant bent on keeping a dark secret buried. (126 mins.)
Director: Dario Argento
“ A great, stylish murder-mystery! Pure brilliance! ” - dalldorfw
 
23.
Godzilla (1954)
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American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast. (96 mins.)
Director: Ishirô Honda
“ The only Godzilla movie I consider a horror movie. Some of the images of destruction seem to have been shot in the bowls of hell! Chilling. ” - dalldorfw
 
24.
The Mummy (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A living mummy stalks the beautiful woman he believes is the reincarnation of his lover. (73 mins.)
Director: Karl Freund
“ Karloff's eyes! Karloff's EYES! *Shudder* ” - dalldorfw
 
25.
Son of Frankenstein (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
One of the sons of Frankenstein finds his father's monster in a coma and revives him, only to find out he is controlled by Ygor who is bent on revenge. (99 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
“ Not as good as the first two (Frank/Bride Of) but a damn solid gothic drama none the less. Lugosi is great as Igor! ” - dalldorfw
 
26.
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
“ One of the best post-Romero zombie films ever made! ” - dalldorfw
 
27.
I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A Canadian nurse is hired to care for the wife of a sugar plantation owner, who has been acting strangely, on a Caribbean island. (69 mins.)
“ Maybe the best pre-Romero zombie film ” - dalldorfw
 
28.
Cat People (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An American man marries a Serbian immigrant who fears that she will turn into the cat person of her homeland's fables if they are intimate together. (73 mins.)
“ In this movie, it's what you don't see that really gets you! ” - dalldorfw
 
29.
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A New England home is terrorized by a series of murders, unbeknownst to the guests that a gruesome secret is hiding in the basement. (86 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
“ As usual in a Fulci movie, the plot makes no since, but the atmosphere is thick and the gore is perfect! ” - dalldorfw
 
30.
Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders. (105 mins.)
Director: Lucio Fulci
 
31.
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1973 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young couple inherits an old mansion inhabited by small demon-like creatures who are determined to make the wife one of their own. (74 mins.)
Director: John Newland
“ This was made back when TV. movies could be good. ” - dalldorfw
 
32.
Carrie (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Carrie White, a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother, unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom. (98 mins.)
Director: Brian De Palma
“ Just as good as the novel! ” - dalldorfw
 
33.
Creepshow (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An anthology which tells five terrifying tales based on the E.C. horror comic books of the 1950s. (120 mins.)
“ A frighteningly funny black-comedy classic! ” - dalldorfw
 
34.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates. (80 mins.)
Director: Don Siegel
 
35.
The Body Snatcher (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A ruthless doctor and his young prize student find themselves continually harassed by their murderous supplier of illegal cadavers. (77 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
36.
Scream (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game. (111 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
 
37.
Scream 2 (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Two years after the first series of murders, a new psychopath dons the Ghostface costume and a new string of killings begins. (120 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
 
38.
Peeping Tom (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror. (101 mins.)
Director: Michael Powell
“ The critics just loved this movie! ” - dalldorfw
 
39.
Rabid (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic. (91 mins.)
 
40.
Videodrome (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When he acquires a different kind of show for his station, a sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a terrifying new reality. (87 mins.)
 
41.
The Last House on the Left (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one's birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts. (84 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ 'The Virgin Spring' for the "Now-Generation" ” - dalldorfw
 
42.
A Bay of Blood (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The murder of a wealthy heiress by her husband triggers a series of brutal killings in the surrounding bay area. (84 mins.)
Director: Mario Bava
“ One of the best slasher movies ever made! Lots of twists, turns and nasty gore! ” - dalldorfw
 
43.
The Long Hair of Death (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
In a 15th-century feudal village, a woman is accused of witchcraft and put to death. Her beautiful older... (96 mins.)
Director: Anthony Dawson
 
44.
The Wicker Man (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there. (88 mins.)
Director: Robin Hardy
“ The ultimate in slow-burn horror; at first it doesn't even look or feel like a horror movie. There's no ominous atmisphere whatsoever. Then, by the end your hiding under the bed curled in a fetal position. It's also a musical! ” - dalldorfw
 
45.
Blood Feast (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
An Egyptian caterer kills various women in suburban Miami to use their body parts to bring to life a dormant Egyptian goddess, while an inept police detective tries to track him down. (67 mins.)
“ Tongue-in-cheek splatter classic! H.G. Lewis changed horror forever with this film. ” - dalldorfw
 
46.
Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A cannibal caterer kills various young women in preparation for a ritual feast for a long-dormant Egyptian goddess that has him under its control. (92 mins.)
“ High-camp, heavy-gore! One of the funniest splatter sequels. Look for a cameo by John Waters! ” - dalldorfw
 
47.
Blood Diner (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Two cannibalistic brothers kill various young women to use their flesh in their new special dish at their rundown restaurant, while seeking blood sacrifices to awaken a dormant Egyptian goddess. (88 mins.)
Director: Jackie Kong
“ The best 'Blood Feast' parody since...'Blood Feast' ” - dalldorfw
 
48.
The Last House on Dead End Street (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
After being released from prison, a young gangster with a chip on his shoulder decides to punish society by making snuff films. (78 mins.)
Director: Victor Janos
“ Uses more or less the same premise as 'Snuff' but does it a lot more effectively! ” - dalldorfw
 
49.
Humanoids from the Deep (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Scientific experiments backfire and produce horrific mutations: half man, half fish, which terrorize... (80 mins.)
Director: Barbara Peeters
“ Corman classic! ” - dalldorfw
 
50.
The Tingler (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
An obsessed pathologist discovers and captures a parasitic creature that grows when fear grips its host. (82 mins.)
Director: William Castle
“ Manages to balance 'tongue-in-cheek' with 'genuinely disturbing'. ” - dalldorfw
 
51.
Homicidal (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The brutal stabbing murder of a justice-of-the-peace sparks an investigation of dark family secrets in a sleepy small town in Southern California. (87 mins.)
Director: William Castle
“ One of the best twist-endings of all time! ” - dalldorfw
 
52.
Theater of Blood (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A Shakespearean actor takes poetic revenge on the critics who denied him recognition. (104 mins.)
Director: Douglas Hickox
“ One of the funnest slashers ever! ” - dalldorfw
 
53.
The Wolf Man (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist. (70 mins.)
Director: George Waggner
“ The movie that made Lon Chaney Jr. a star! ” - dalldorfw
 
54.
Werewolf of London (1935)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The juice of a rare Tibetan flower is the only thing that keeps Dr. Glendon from turning into a werewolf during a full moon. (75 mins.)
Director: Stuart Walker
“ Classic creature-feature. I think this may even be the first werewolf movie (feel free to correct me if I'm wrong) ” - dalldorfw
 
55.
Carnosaur (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
A genetically manipulated and very hungry dinosaur escapes from a bioengineering company and reeks havoc on the local desert town. (83 mins.)
“ The goriest dinosaur movie ever made! ” - dalldorfw
 
56.
Dead Alive (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A young man's mother is bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey. She gets sick and dies, at which time she comes back to life, killing and eating dogs, nurses, friends, and neighbors. (104 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ The goriest movie ever made (and one of the funniest!) ” - dalldorfw
 
57.
Bad Taste (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The population of a small town disappears and is replaced by aliens that chase human flesh for their intergalactic fast-food chain. (91 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Better than the 'Lord Of The Rings!' ” - dalldorfw
 
58.
The Evil Dead (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons. (85 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ Do I even need to say anything...? ” - dalldorfw
 
59.
Evil Dead II (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The lone survivor of an onslaught of flesh-possessing spirits holes up in a cabin with a group of strangers while the demons continue their attack. (84 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ 'A Farewell To Arms'! HAH! ” - dalldorfw
 
60.
Army of Darkness (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home. (81 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ The last in the 'Evil Dead' trilogy. Loaded with spectacular effects and gruesome laughs! ” - dalldorfw
 
61.
Strait-Jacket (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
After a twenty-year stay at an asylum for a double murder, a mother returns to her estranged daughter where suspicions arise about her behavior. (93 mins.)
Director: William Castle
“ "Christina, bring me the Axe!" ” - dalldorfw
 
62.
Eyes Without a Face (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured, and goes to extremes to give her a new face. (90 mins.)
Director: Georges Franju
“ An effective shocker! ” - dalldorfw
 
63.
Naked Blood: Megyaku (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A scientist taints his mother's scientific experiment with his own drug that transforms pain into a pleasurable experience. Unfortunately for the three women involved in the experiment, the drug works a little bit too well. (76 mins.)
Director: Hisayasu Satô
“ WOW! ” - dalldorfw
 
64.
Mother's Day (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Two brothers kidnap and brutalize three women for the pleasure of their demented mother. (91 mins.)
Director: Charles Kaufman
“ Underrated slasher/satire from Troma...of course! ” - dalldorfw
 
65.
Poltergeist (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts. (114 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
“ Ground-breaking special FX! Still better than most of today's CGI. ” - dalldorfw
 
66.
Friday the 13th (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child's drowning. (95 mins.)
“ One of the great American slasher films! ” - dalldorfw
 
67.
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Mrs. Voorhees is dead, and Camp Crystal Lake is shut down, but a camp next to the infamous place is stalked by an unknown assailant. (87 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
“ A equally gruesome and fairly stylish sequel. ” - dalldorfw
 
68.
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Having revived from his wound, Jason Voorhees takes refuge at a cabin near Crystal Lake. As a group of co-eds arrive for their vacation, Jason continues his killing spree. (95 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
“ The eye-poping scene is the best! ” - dalldorfw
 
69.
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
After being mortally wounded and taken to the morgue, murderer Jason Voorhees spontaneously revives and embarks on a killing spree as he makes his way back to his home at Camp Crystal Lake. (91 mins.)
Director: Joseph Zito
“ The best in the series? ” - dalldorfw
 
70.
From Beyond (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 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
“ Some of the wildist special effects ever! ” - dalldorfw
 
71.
Color Me Blood Red (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A crackpot artist kills various people to use their blood as his new crimson red color for his paintings. (79 mins.)
“ Gory camp! ” - dalldorfw
 
72.
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 a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Sci-fi noir at it's best! ” - dalldorfw
 
73.
Aliens (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
57 years later, Ellen Ripley is rescued by a deep salvage team during her hypersleep. The moon from the original movie has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, colonial marines have impressive firepower, but will that be enough? (137 mins.)
Director: James Cameron
“ More of an action movie then the first, but still has it's share of scares! ” - dalldorfw
 
74.
Re-Animator (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
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. (105 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
“ Funny and creepy in equal measure. Great early FullMoon feature. ” - dalldorfw
 
75.
Basket Case (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
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.)
“ Oddball horror classic is campy, grotesque and even touching. ” - dalldorfw
 
76.
Brain Damage (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
One morning, a young man wakes to find that a small, disgusting creature has attached itself to the base of his brain stem. The creature gives him a euphoric state of happiness but demands human victims in return. (84 mins.)
“ Show this one to you kids if you want to scare the little bastards stright. If this doesn't make 'em stay away from drugs, nothing will! ” - dalldorfw
 
77.
Basket Case 2 (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Duane and his basket-bound mutant brother are taken in by a secret home for wayward freaks with journalists hot on their tail. (90 mins.)
“ It's the first movie taken to greater extremes! More shocks and laughs than the first! ” - dalldorfw
 
78.
Demonic Toys (1992 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A pregnant policewoman, her quarry, and an innocent delivery boy become trapped in a haunted toy warehouse. (86 mins.)
Director: Peter Manoogian
“ Tongue-in-cheek, comedy/horror from FullMoon. ” - dalldorfw
 
79.
Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In the sixteenth century, Francis Barnard travels to Spain to clarify the strange circumstances of his sister's death after she had married the son of a cruel Spanish Inquisitor. (80 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
80.
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A European prince terrorizes the local peasantry while using his castle as a refuge against the "Red Death" plague that stalks the land. (89 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
“ Price and directer, Corman are at their best here ” - dalldorfw
 
81.
The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A disturbed woman is haunted by memories of childhood abuse, which culminates in a murder spree. (83 mins.)
Director: Matt Cimber
“ Doesn't get nearly enough attention. ” - dalldorfw
 
82.
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge. (101 mins.)
Director: Meir Zarchi
“ The ultamite rape/revenge flim! (Skip the usless remake) ” - dalldorfw
 
83.
Possession (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
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. (124 mins.)
“ The most realistic film about marriage since 'Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?' If not for such elements as the *beep* scenes this could pass for a documentary. ” - dalldorfw
 
84.
The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself. (88 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
“ One of my favorite Hammer movies ” - dalldorfw
 
85.
The Raven (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A magician, who has been turned into a raven, turns to a former sorcerer for help. (86 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
“ Roger Corman's funny parody of Poe's Gothic poem ” - dalldorfw
 
86.
Maniac (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A psychopath, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in New York City, kills young women and takes their scalps as his trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in a photographer, and end his killing spree? (87 mins.)
Director: William Lustig
“ A gut-wrenching classic! ” - dalldorfw
 
87.
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Hypnotist Dr. Caligari uses a somnambulist, Cesare, to commit murders. (76 mins.)
Director: Robert Wiene
“ Masterpiece! See it now! ” - dalldorfw
 
88.
Nosferatu (1922)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife. (94 mins.)
Director: F.W. Murnau
“ One of the greatest gothic-horrors! ” - dalldorfw
 
89.
The Hands of Orlac (1924)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A world-famous pianist loses both hands in an accident. When new hands are grafted on, he doesn't know they once belonged to a murderer. (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Wiene
“ One of the greatest chillers of the silent era. ” - dalldorfw
 
90.
Corridors of Blood (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Dr. Thomas Bolton fights for the use of anesthetic in surgery and uses himself as a guinea pig but soon finds himself addicted. (86 mins.)
Director: Robert Day
 
91.
The Conqueror Worm (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young soldier seeks to put an end to the evils caused by a vicious witch hunter. (86 mins.)
Director: Michael Reeves
“ The disturbing story of Matt Hopkins; real life monster. ” - dalldorfw
 
92.
It Conquered the World (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A well meaning scientist guides an alien monster to Earth from Venus, so that he can rid mankind of feelings and emotions - but only death and sorrow results. (71 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
“ Underrated Corman classic. WHY ISN'T THIS ON DVD?! ” - dalldorfw
 
93.
The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Fuest
“ Hilarious dark-comedy staring the legendary Vincent Price! ” - dalldorfw
 
94.
The Unknown (1927)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost. (63 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
“ A cool predecessor to 'Freaks' staring Lon Chaney. ” - dalldorfw
 
95.
Freaks (1932)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance. (64 mins.)
Director: Tod Browning
“ "Gooble Gobble! Gooble Gobble!" ” - dalldorfw
 
96.
Martin (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A young man, who believes himself to be a vampire, goes to live with his elderly and hostile cousin in a small Pennsylvania town where he tries to redeem his blood-craving urges. (95 mins.)
“ Twisted, psychological horror from George Romero ” - dalldorfw
 
97.
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. (94 mins.)
Director: Frank Oz
“ This remake is as good as the original ” - dalldorfw
 
98.
The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A clumsy young man nurtures a plant and discovers that it's carnivorous, forcing him to kill to feed it. (72 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
“ Campy Corman classic! ” - dalldorfw
 
99.
A Bucket of Blood (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A dim-witted busboy finds acclaim as an artist for a plaster-covered dead cat that is mistaken as a skillful statuette. The desire for more praise soon leads to an increasingly deadly series of works. (66 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
“ Darkly-comic satire on the pretentiousness of beatnik culture. ” - dalldorfw
 
100.
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies. (91 mins.)
Director: Dan O'Bannon
“ Campy and shocking in equal measure! ” - dalldorfw