Folk Horror

Folk Horror is a hard sub genre to clearly define more of a feeling than anything it refers to a group of films and TV serials originally made in Britain in the late 60's to mid 70's often set in rural communities and dealing with pagan myths. There were some good Euro-Horror (and the odd US) additions to the genre in the late 70's and 80's and most recently there would seem to be a slight revival of movies on these themes in the UK... This list is a work in progress.
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1.
Curse of the Demon (1957)
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Dr. John Holden ventures to London to attend a paranormal psychology symposium with the intention to expose devil cult leader Julian Karswell... (95 mins.)
 
2.
The Plague of the Zombies (1966)
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Young workers are dying because of a mysterious epidemic in a little village in Cornwall. Doctor Thompson... (91 mins.)
Director: John Gilling
 
3.
The Reptile (1966)
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In a Cornish village, various locals die from mysterious snake bites, but the coroner rules the deaths as heart attacks, until a family of newcomers starts an investigation. (91 mins.)
Director: John Gilling
 
4.
The Witches (1966)
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Following a horrifying experience with the occult in Africa, a schoolteacher moves to a small English village, only to discover that black magic resides there as well. (90 mins.)
Director: Cyril Frankel
 
5.
Five Million Years to Earth (1967)
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A mysterious artifact is unearthed in London, and famous scientist Bernard Quatermass is called into to divine its origins and explain its strange effects on people. (97 mins.)
Director: Roy Ward Baker
 
6.
The Conqueror Worm (1968)
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A young soldier seeks to put an end to the evils caused by a vicious witch hunter. (86 mins.)
Director: Michael Reeves
 
7.
The Devil Rides Out (1968)
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In the countryside of England, the Duc de Richleau a.k.a Nicholas welcomes his old friend Rex Van Ryn that has flown to meet him and Simon Aron... (96 mins.)
Director: Terence Fisher
 
8.
Curse of the Crimson Altar (1968)
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When his brother disappears, Robert Manning pays a visit to the remote country house he was last heard from... (89 mins.)
Director: Vernon Sewell
 
9.
Cry of the Banshee (1970)
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In Elizabethan England, a wicked lord massacres nearly all the members of a coven of witches, earning the enmity of their leader... (91 mins.)
Director: Gordon Hessler
 
10.
Crowhaven Farm (1970 TV Movie)
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A young couple inherits a farm. Hoping that the rural location might help to patch up their strained marriage, they move into it, only to be confronted by the supernatural forces that inhabit it.' (74 mins.)
Director: Walter Grauman
 
11.
The Blood on Satan's Claw (1971)
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Horror thriller set in 17th century England about the children of a village slowly converting into a coven of devil worshipers. (97 mins.)
Director: Piers Haggard
 
12.
The Devils (1971)
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In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun. (111 mins.)
Director: Ken Russell
 
13.
Black Noon (1971 TV Movie)
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A traveling minister and his wife are quietly menaced by a devil cult in the Old West. By the time the Good Reverend figures out what's going on it may be too late to stop the evil. (74 mins.)
 
14.
The Wicker Man (1973)
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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
 
15.
To the Devil a Daughter (1976)
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An American occult novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of Satanists, led by an excommunicated priest, who plan on using her as the representative of the Devil on Earth. (95 mins.)
Director: Peter Sykes
 
16.
Rawhead Rex (1986)
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Ireland will never be the same after Rawhead Rex, a particularly nasty demon, is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer. The film follows Rex's cross country rampage, while a man struggles to stop it. (89 mins.)
Director: George Pavlou
 
17.
Eyes of Fire (1983)
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A preacher is accused of adultery and he and his followers are chased out of town and become stranded in an isolated forest which is haunted by the spirits of long dead Native Americans. (90 mins.)
Director: Avery Crounse
 
18.
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
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Kids all over America want Silver Shamrock masks for Halloween. Doctor Daniel Challis seeks to uncover a plot by Silver Shamrock owner Conal Cochran. (98 mins.)
 
19.
Kill List (2011)
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Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness. (95 mins.)
Director: Ben Wheatley
 
20.
Wake Wood (2009)
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The parents of a girl who was killed by a savage dog are granted the opportunity to spend three days with their deceased daughter. (90 mins.)
Director: David Keating
 
21.
The Wicker Tree (2011)
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Charmed by the residents of Tressock, Scotland, two young missionaries accept the invitation to participate in a local festival, fully unaware of the consequences of their decision. (96 mins.)
Director: Robin Hardy
 
22.
The Stone Tape (1972 TV Movie)
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A research team from an electronics company move into an old Victorian house to start work on finding a new recording medium... (90 mins.)
Director: Peter Sasdy
 
23.
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
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Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists. (97 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
24.
A Field in England (2013)
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Amid the Civil War in 17th-century England, a group of deserters flee from battle through an overgrown field. Captured by an alchemist, the men are forced to help him search to find a hidden treasure that he believes is buried in the field. (90 mins.)
Director: Ben Wheatley
 
25.
Black Death (2010)
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Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is given the task of learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village. (102 mins.)
 
26.
The Death Wheelers (1973)
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A gang of young people call themselves the Living Dead. They terrorize the population from their small town... (85 mins.)
Director: Don Sharp
 
27.
The City of the Dead (1960)
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A young coed (Nan Barlow) uses her winter vacation to research a paper on witchcraft in New England... (78 mins.)
Director: John Moxey
 
28.
Kwaidan (1964)
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A collection of four Japanese folk tales with supernatural themes. (183 mins.)
 
29.
Eye of the Devil (1966)
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Vineyard owner marquis Philippe de Montfaucon is called back to his castle Bellenac because of another dry season... (92 mins.)
Director: J. Lee Thompson
 
30.
The Owl Service (1969 Mini-Series)
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Three teenagers discover a mysterious set of owl and flower-patterned dinner plates in the attic and the magical ancient legend of the "Mabinogion" comes to life once again in their Welsh valley. (30 mins.)
 
31.
Mark of the Devil (1970)
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Udo Kier is a witch hunter apprentice to Herbert Lom. He believes strongly in his mentor and the ways... (90 mins.)
 
32.
Virgin Witch (1972)
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Christine gets her big chance at modelling when she applies at Sybil Waite's agency. Together with Christine's... (88 mins.)
Director: Ray Austin
 
33.
Beasts (1976 TV Series)
Episode: Baby (1976)
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A young couple move to the countryside and discover a strange mummified animal in the wall of their cottage. The wife increasingly feels that she and her unborn child are in danger. (60 mins.)
 
34.
Against the Crowd (1975 TV Series)
Episode: Murrain (1975)
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A young country vet begins to suspect that the local farmland is under the spell of a witch. (60 mins.)
 
35.
Pumpkinhead (1988)
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After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers. (86 mins.)
Director: Stan Winston