Top 20 forgotten horror films that deserve your attention

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1.
The Pit (1981)
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A solitary and strange preteen boy wreaks revenge on his harassers when he makes a disturbing discovery in the depth of a forest. (96 mins.)
Director: Lew Lehman
 
2.
Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker (1982)
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An orphaned teenager finds himself being dominated by his aunt who's hell-bent on keeping him with her...at all costs. (96 mins.)
Director: William Asher
 
3.
End Play (1976)
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(114 mins.)
Director: Tim Burstall
 
4.
Witchboard 2 (1993)
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A beautiful young woman starts receiving messages through a ouija board, claiming to be from the former occupant of her apartment... (98 mins.)
Director: Kevin S. Tenney
 
5.
The Asphyx (1972)
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English country squire Sir Hugo Cunningham searches for immortality by literally 'bottling up' the Spirit of the Dead, or Asphyx. (99 mins.)
Director: Peter Newbrook
 
6.
Neon Maniacs (1986)
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A group of teenagers in San Francisco discover a nest of homicidal monsters living in a tower of the Golden Gate Bridge, but when they try to tell authorities, no one believes them. (91 mins.)
Director: Joseph Mangine
 
7.
Patrick (1978)
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A comatose hospital patient harasses and kills though his powers of telekinesis to claim his private nurse as his own. (112 mins.)
 
8.
Bloody Birthday (1981)
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Three children are born at the height of an eclipse of the sun. Ten years later, they begin to murder the people around them - even their family members. (85 mins.)
Director: Ed Hunt
 
9.
Thesis (1996)
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While doing a thesis about violence, Ángela finds a snuff video where a girl is tortured until death. Soon she discovers that the girl was a former student in her faculty... (125 mins.)
 
10.
The Entity (1982)
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Supposedly based partially on a true story, a woman is tormented and sexually molested by an invisible demon. (125 mins.)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
 
11.
Demon Seed (1977)
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A scientist creates Proteus--an organic super computer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creators wife. (94 mins.)
Director: Donald Cammell
 
12.
The Devil's Daughter (1991)
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A spree of grisly murders is perpetrated in Frankfurt by a group of Satan worshippers. A school teacher... (125 mins.)
Director: Michele Soavi
 
13.
Fright (1971)
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Young babysitter Amanda arrives at the Lloyd residence to spend the evening looking after their young son... (87 mins.)
Director: Peter Collinson
 
14.
Perfect Victims (1988)
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A psycho who has contracted AIDS blames women for his disease, and begins to stalk and kill beautiful girls. (90 mins.)
Director: Shuki Levy
 
15.
Blood Diner (1987)
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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
 
16.
Hunter's Blood (1986)
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Five "city boys" travel to the country to relax by doing some hunting, drinking Bud, and generally having good time... (101 mins.)
 
17.
Just Before Dawn (1981)
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Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the... (90 mins.)
Director: Jeff Lieberman
 
18.
Scarecrows (1988)
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Criminals hijack a plane and force the pilot and his daughter to fly them to Mexico. However, an unexpected landing finds them in a cemetery inhabited by killer scarecrows. (83 mins.)
Director: William Wesley
 
19.
Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974)
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Based on the Ed Gein case, a deranged rural farmer becomes a grave robber and murderer after the death of his possessive mother, whose corpse he keeps (among others) as his companion in a decaying farmhouse. (84 mins.)
 
20.
10 Rillington Place (1971)
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Based on the real-life case of the British serial killer John Christie, and what happened to his neighbors Tim and Beryl Evans. (106 mins.)