Lesser Known Horror Movies Worth Checking Out

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1.
The Legacy (1978)
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A millionaire, a million-dollar prostitute, a star-maker, a nation-killer, a woman whose lusts are as cold as graveyard snow... (102 mins.)
 
2.
Session 9 (2001)
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Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back. (100 mins.)
Director: Brad Anderson
 
3.
Dead End (2003)
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Christmas Eve. On his way to his in-laws with his family, Frank Harrington decides to try a shortcut, for the first time in 20 years. It turns out to be the biggest mistake of his life. (85 mins.)
 
4.
Ravenous (1999)
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In a remote military outpost in the 19th Century, Captain John Boyd and his regiment embark on a rescue mission which takes a dark turn when they are ambushed by a sadistic cannibal. (101 mins.)
Director: Antonia Bird
 
5.
The Pool (2001)
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School's out, exams are over, and it's time for real life to begin. But before 12 friends from the International... (89 mins.)
 
6.
Dead Birds (2004)
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A group of Confederate soldiers hole up in an abandoned plantation after robbing a bank and find themselves at the mercy of supernatural forces. (91 mins.)
Director: Alex Turner
 
7.
The Exorcist III (1990)
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A police lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased 'Gemini' serial killer, lead him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward. (110 mins.)
 
8.
The Uninvited (1944)
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A composer and his sister discover that the reason they are able to purchase a beautiful gothic seacoast mansion very cheaply is the house's unsavory past. (99 mins.)
Director: Lewis Allen
 
9.
Satan's School for Girls (2000 TV Movie)
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A young woman enrolls at an all-girls college in New England to investigate her sister's suicide and is slowly lured into a witchcraft cult by a quartet of students who want her to become the fifth member of their evil circle. (87 mins.)
 
10.
All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)
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A group of high-schoolers invite Mandy Lane, an innocent, desirable girl, to a weekend party on a secluded ranch. While the festivities rage on, the number of revelers begins to drop mysteriously. (90 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Levine
 
11.
Wait Until Dark (1967)
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A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment. (108 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
 
12.
Home Movie (2008)
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In the remote woods of Upstate New York, David and Clare Poe are attempting to live an idyllic life. However, their twin children's bizarre behavior might just tear the family apart. (77 mins.)
 
13.
Castle of Blood (1964)
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A writer accepts a bet that he cannot spend the night alone in a haunted castle on All Soul's Eve. Once night falls at the castle... (87 mins.)
 
14.
Satan's Playground (2006)
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Satan's Playground is a chiller with a vacationing family lost in the woods and the Jersey Devil lurking in the Pine Barrens. (81 mins.)
Director: Dante Tomaselli
 
15.
Haunted (1995)
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Professor David Ash is invited to Edbrook to calm the fears of the elderly nanny of the Mariell family... (108 mins.)
Director: Lewis Gilbert
 
16.
Paranoiac (1963)
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Loosely based on Josephine Tey's "Brat Farrar;" a man long believed dead returns to the family estate to claim his inheritance. (80 mins.)
Director: Freddie Francis
 
17.
Superstition (1982)
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A witch put to death in 1692 swears vengeance on her persecutors and returns to the present day to punish their descendants. (86 mins.)
 
18.
A Slit-Mouthed Woman (2007)
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A suburban town in Japan is the victim of what is supposedly just an urban legend, a woman's spirit with a horribly disfigured face who is intent on kidnapping children for unknown reasons. (90 mins.)
Director: Kôji Shiraishi
 
19.
Dark Remains (2005)
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When the daughter Emma of the technical writer Allen Pyke and the photographer Julie is found slashed... (91 mins.)
 
20.
Room 6 (2006)
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A schoolteacher with a phobia of hospitals finds herself searching for her boyfriend inside one while teaming up with a man suffering the same ordeal that she's in. (94 mins.)
Director: Michael Hurst
 
21.
Sam's Lake (2006)
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As she does every summer, Sam takes a group of friends to accompany her on a retreat to the cottage she grew up in. On this year's trip, Sam and her friends are faced with the terrifying legend of Sam's Lake. (92 mins.)
 
22.
Ghost Story (1974)
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Several old college friends converge at a mansion, ostensibly for a pleasant reunion. Larry Dann, the most easygoing of the bunch... (89 mins.)
Director: Stephen Weeks
 
23.
The Gathering (2002)
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Amnesiac Cassie Grant has a premonition that someone or something wants the family that's helping her recover dead. She investigates the secrets of the town they live in and uncovers darkness, both human and supernatural. (96 mins.)
Director: Brian Gilbert
 
24.
Kwaidan (1964)
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A collection of four Japanese folk tales with supernatural themes. (183 mins.)
 
25.
Killer Workout (1987)
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Two years ago, a young woman named Valerie was burned after entering a tanning salon. Now, her twin sister, Rhonda, runs a local gym where, all of a sudden, people are being murdered. (85 mins.)
Director: David A. Prior
 
26.
School's Out (1999 TV Movie)
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After escaping from a nearby mental institution, a violent lunatic and sexual deviant terrorizes a group of seniors at their end-of-the-year high school dance. (93 mins.)
Director: Robert Sigl
 
27.
School Killer (2001)
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Six teenagers decide to spend the night at an old abandoned school where 27 years ago a horrible massacre occurred. The kids run afoul of the vicious crazed security guard who committed the brutal killings. (86 mins.)
Director: Carlos Gil
 
28.
StageFright (1987)
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A group of stage actors lock themselves in the theater for a rehearsal of their upcoming musical production, unaware that an escaped psychopath has sneaked into the theater with them. (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Soavi
 
29.
The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1971)
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A wealthy pervert lures beautiful young women to his castle so he can have his way with them. (103 mins.)
 
30.
Night of the Creeps (1986)
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Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them. (88 mins.)
Director: Fred Dekker
 
31.
Night of the Comet (1984)
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A comet wipes out most of life on Earth, leaving two Valley Girls fighting against cannibal zombies and a sinister group of scientists. (95 mins.)
Director: Thom Eberhardt
 
32.
Phantoms (1998)
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150 dead and 350 missing in the tiny mountain town of Snowfield, Colorado. And that's only the beginning... (96 mins.)
Director: Joe Chappelle
 
33.
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
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A young bride-to-be is being stalked upon by a serial killer in Staten Island. She gets help from a former lover, but will they manage to escape? (94 mins.)
 
34.
Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)
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A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region. (81 mins.)
 
35.
They Wait (2007)
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A young mother and her six-year-old son come face to face with the mysteries of two murders and a great crime against the Chinese community into which they have recently arrived from Shanghai. (99 mins.)
Director: Ernie Barbarash
 
36.
Someone's Watching Me! (1978 TV Movie)
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A woman is being watched in her apartment by a stranger, who also calls and torments her. A cat-and-mouse game begins. (97 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
37.
Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (1974)
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A master swordsman and former soldier and his hunchbacked assistant hunt vampires. (91 mins.)
Director: Brian Clemens
 
38.
Cherry Falls (2000)
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In the small town of Cherry Falls, a psychotic murderer is killing off the virgins of the local high school. (92 mins.)
Director: Geoffrey Wright
 
39.
Dead of Night (1945)
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An architect senses impending doom as his half-remembered recurring dream turns into reality. The guests at the country house encourage him to stay as they take turns telling supernatural tales. (103 mins.)
 
40.
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
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A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Texas. Loosely based on a true story. (90 mins.)
 
41.
The Return (2006)
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Joanna Mills, a traveling business woman, begins having nightmares of a murder that occurred 15 years ago. Soon she is drawn to an old farmhouse, where the murder took place. (85 mins.)
Director: Asif Kapadia
 
42.
Campfire Tales (1997)
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A group of teens entertain themselves by telling an anthology of famous urban legends with a modern twist; including make-out-point, monsters, psychopaths, and ghosts. (88 mins.)
 
43.
Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
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In 18th century France, the Chevalier de Fronsac and his native American friend Mani are sent by the King to the Gevaudan province to investigate the killings of hundreds by a mysterious beast. (142 mins.)
Director: Christophe Gans
 
44.
When Night Falls (2007)
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A Thriller set in 1932 about two nurses trapped in a country mansion with their invalid patient whilst a killer is on the loose. A series of unexplainable events start to occur and the nurses begin to wonder if they are no longer alone. (82 mins.)
Director: Alex Galvin
 
45.
The Company of Wolves (1984)
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A teenage girl in a country manor falls asleep while reading a magazine and she has a disturbing dream involving wolves which appears to take place in the woods visible from her bedroom window. (95 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
 
46.
The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
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A reporter is drawn to a small West Virginia town to investigate a series of strange events, including psychic visions and the appearance of bizarre entities. (119 mins.)
Director: Mark Pellington
 
47.
Witchboard (1986)
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A woman (Kitaen) finds an interest in her friend Brandon's Ouija Board when he brings it by her party. (98 mins.)
Director: Kevin S. Tenney
 
48.
The Changeling (1980)
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A man staying at a secluded historical mansion finds himself being haunted by the presence of a spectre. (107 mins.)
Director: Peter Medak