My Horror Movie Hall of Fame

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1.
Spider (2007 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Some people make ignorant choices that harm others, yet never seem to suffer the consequences themselves - until they do. (9 mins.)
Director: Nash Edgerton
“ "It's all fun & games until somebody loses an eye"... Fantastic short full of OMG moments! My very favorite in the short film genre!
OMG Moment: The entire 9 minutes! ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
2.
Halloween (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
On Halloween night of 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield to kill. (91 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ Although having this movie on a horror list is somewhat cliche', Michael Myers still is one of the only movie characters that truly scares me.
OMG Moment: When Michael Myers face appears from the darkness behind Lori ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
3.
Victim (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A young man finds himself held captive by a mysterious doctor and his brutish henchman. (90 mins.)
“ The ULTIMATE revenge film!
OMG Moment: When you realize the doctor's intentions ” - hdthomas00 ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
4.
The Last House on the Left (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims: a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics. (110 mins.)
Director: Dennis Iliadis
“ Most horror aficionados cringe at the thought of remaking classic such as LHOTL. But I loved this one because I never really 'got' the campy humor in the original.
OMG Moment: When the gang shows up at the parents' home ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
5.
Senseless (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Based on Stona Fitch's novel, this is the story of a wealthy US businessman (Behr) whose brutal kidnapping and torture are streamed online as part of an ultra-violent reality TV show. (87 mins.)
Director: Simon Hynd
“ This one stuck with me for weeks! If you are a fan of the torture porn sub-genre, this one will be a favorite.
OMG Moment: The eardrum scene ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
6.
Megan Is Missing (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Fictional drama based on actual events, about 2 teen-age girls who encounter an internet predator. (85 mins.)
Director: Michael Goi
“ The most powerful horror is the kind that you know could happen & has happened. This is a found footage flick focusing on online predators. The ending will have you unplugging your computers for awhile.
OMG Moment: When Amy sees what's in the barrel ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
7.
28 Days Later... (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary. (113 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
“ Best. Zombie. Movie. Ever.
OMG Moment: The drop of blood falling in Frank's eye ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
8.
I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A writer who is brutalized during her cabin retreat seeks revenge on her attackers, who left her for dead. (108 mins.)
“ Another remake of a cult classic that I enjoyed more than the original.
OMG Moment: Pulling teeth with pliers ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
9.
The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
A mad scientist kidnaps and mutilates a trio of tourists in order to reassemble them into a human centipede, created by stitching their mouths to each others' rectums. (92 mins.)
Director: Tom Six
“ According to Tom Six, the concept was born out of a joke he made about stitching a child molester's mouth to the anus of a fat truck driver.
This movie is just gross fun! If you aren't a fan of torture porn, don't watch this. If you are, I'm sure you already have...
OMG Moment: When the lead defecates. ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
10.
The Skeleton Key (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past. (104 mins.)
Director: Iain Softley
“ More of a creepy thriller but the twists & that fabulous voodoo music makes it one of my all-time favorites! ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
11.
The Crazies (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
About the inhabitants of a small Iowa town suddenly plagued by insanity and then death after a mysterious toxin contaminates their water supply. (101 mins.)
Director: Breck Eisner
“ Yet another remake that I think surpasses the original. ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
12.
Hostel (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them. (94 mins.)
Director: Eli Roth
“ Rumored to be inspired by a website Eli Roth saw, this gorefest pushes every boundary imaginable!
OMG Moment: The eyeball scene ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
13.
Hostel: Part II (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Three American college students studying abroad are lured to a Slovakian hostel, and discover the grim reality behind it. (94 mins.)
Director: Eli Roth
“ Roth proved he wasn't letting up in this sequel. One of the few follow-ups that won't disappoint.
OMG Moment: The bath tub scene ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
14.
The Girl Next Door (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Based on the Jack Ketchum novel of the same name, The Girl Next Door follows the unspeakable torture and abuses committed on a teenage girl in the care of her aunt...and the boys who witness and fail to report the crime. (91 mins.)
“ Based on true events, this one will make you lose faith in humanity.
OMG Moment: The Blowtorch scene ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
15.
Wolf Creek (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Three backpackers stranded in the Australian outback are befriended by a local who turns out to be a sadistic psychopath and will plunge them into a hellish nightmare of insufferable torture. (99 mins.)
Director: Greg Mclean
“ Very loosely based on true events, this will have you reconsidering planning a trip to the Outback. Ever.
OMG Moment: Head on a stick ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
16.
Black Water (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A terrifying tale of survival in the mangrove swamps of Northern Australia (90 mins.)
“ Another Aussie favorite. Based on the true story of a crocodile attack in Australia's Northern Territory, it lacks an OMG moment but really delivers overall. ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
17.
The Woman (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
When a successful country lawyer captures and attempts to "civilize" the last remaining member of a violent clan that has roamed the Northeast coast for decades, he puts the lives of his family in jeopardy. (101 mins.)
Director: Lucky McKee
“ Lucky McKee doesn't shy away from controversy! This is a disturbing piece of social commentary.
OMG Moment: Rape scene ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
18.
Turistas (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A group of young backpackers' vacation turns sour when a bus accident leaves them marooned in a remote Brazilian rural area that holds an ominous secret. (93 mins.)
Director: John Stockwell
“ Beautifully shot movie that gives you a sense of dread right from the start.
OMG Moment: Surgery while awake ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
19.
The Hills Have Eyes (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A suburban American family is being stalked by a group of psychotic people who live in the desert, far away from civilization. (107 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
“ Brilliant remake of Wes Craven's low budget original...
OMG Moment: Dad on the cross ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
20.
American Mary (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The allure of easy money sends Mary Mason, a medical student, into the world of underground surgeries which ends up leaving more marks on her than her so called "freakish" clients. (103 mins.)
“ Katharine Isabelle is one of my favorite actresses & her performance is nothing short of masterful in this gorefest!
OMG Moment: The professor in the storage unit ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
21.
Kill List (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
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
“ Slow burn thriller that builds up to a WTF climax. This is a lesson on how to build tension without sacrificing the story.
OMG Moment: I gotta let you answer this one on your own ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
22.
Funny Games (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin. (111 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ American shot-by-shot remake of the Austrian original. Full of psychological & physical torture that will leave you exhausted.
OMG Moment: Mommy carelessly getting pushed off the boat ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
23.
Frozen (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Three skiers stranded on a chairlift are forced to make life-or-death choices which prove more perilous than staying put and freezing to death. (93 mins.)
Director: Adam Green
“ Underrated 'what would you do' horror flick. Fun fact: Dee Snider is the voice from the top of the mountain announcing "last chair is through".
OMG Moment: When they realize they're alone ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
24.
Eden Lake (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Refusing to let anything spoil their romantic weekend break, a young couple confront a gang of loutish youths with terrifyingly brutal consequences. (91 mins.)
Director: James Watkins
“ Underrated 'what would you do' horror flick. Fun fact: Dee Snider is the voice from the top of the mountain announcing "last chair is through".
OMG Moment: When they realize they're alone ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
25.
The Loved Ones (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When Brent turns down his classmate Lola's invitation to the prom, she concocts a wildly violent plan for revenge. (84 mins.)
Director: Sean Byrne
“ Prom Night Can be torture... I'll never be able to listen to 'I'm Not Pretty Enough' again.
OMG Moment: When Brent meets Lola's ex-boyfriends ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
26.
Burning Bright (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A thriller centered on a young woman and her autistic little brother who are trapped in a house with a ravenous tiger during a hurricane. (86 mins.)
Director: Carlos Brooks
“ This was on my watchlist forever because the concept sounded, well, dumb. Oh how wrong I was! This is a very tense & engaging thriller.
OMG Moment: Kelly realizes there's a tiger in her home ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
27.
Rampage (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A man with a thirst for revenge builds a full body armor from Kevlar and goes on a killing spree. (85 mins.)
Director: Uwe Boll
“ Let's be honest. We've all considered it.
OMG Moment: The twist at the end (I won't spoil it for you) ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
28.
Dread (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Three college students set out to document what other people dread most. (108 mins.)
Director: Anthony DiBlasi
“ Based on a short story by Clive Barker, this movie, "takes what you dread & perverts it".
OMG Moment: Abby eats the rancid meat ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
29.
Found (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A horror-obsessed boy discovers his older brother is a serial killer. (103 mins.)
Director: Scott Schirmer
“ Any movie that's opening line is, "My brother keeps a human head in his closet" has GOT to be a must see, right?
OMG Moment: When Marty is left alone with his parents at the end ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
30.
Grave Encounters (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
For their ghost hunting reality show, a production crew locks themselves inside an abandoned mental hospital that's supposedly haunted - and it might prove to be all too true. (92 mins.)
“ Claustrophobic found footage film complete with some great scares along the way...
OMG Moment: The creepy half naked spirit girl moment ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
31.
Chaos (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber. (106 mins.)
Director: Tony Giglio
“ This one gets a bad rap because it a undoubtedly a retread of LHOTL. To quote Ebert, "The movie denies not only the value of life, but the possibility of hope". Of course, he says that like it's a bad thing. If you can accept it for the rip off that it is, definitely give it a try.
OMG Moment: The. Entire. Freaking. Movie. ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
32.
Oldboy (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After being kidnapped and imprisoned for 15 years, Oh Dae-Su is released, only to find that he must find his captor in 5 days. (120 mins.)
Director: Chan-wook Park
“ Cult classic that has me so excited about the upcoming American remake!
OMG Moment: The 'tongue' moment
Honorable Mention: He really did eat the live octopus ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
33.
Aftermath (1994 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A short film wherein a man working in a morgue mutilates and defiles one of the corpses. He takes the heart home to his dog. (30 mins.)
Director: Nacho Cerdà
“ Part of you will feel as though you are watching a snuff film. This movie has been banned in several countries for its content which, of course, made it a must see for me.
OMG Moment: Necrophilia ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
34.
Masters of Horror (2005 TV Series)
Episode: Imprint (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In the 1800s, an American returns to Japan to find the prostitute he fell in love with, but instead learns of the psychical and existential horror that befell her after he left. (60 mins.)
“ Shelved due to its graphic content, Takashi Miike's entry in the famous MOH series was the only episode never to air in the US. Be warned, this one will leave it's 'imprint' on you.
OMG Moment: The Needle Scene ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
35.
Session 9 (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
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
“ Inspired by a murder that took place in Boston in the mid 90's, Session 9 is more of a psychological horror film so don't expect any gore. Very effective and will keep you guessing till the end.
OMG Moment: The twist at the end ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
36.
Contracted (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A young girl contracts what she thinks is a sexually-transmitted disease - but is actually something much worse. (84 mins.)
Director: Eric England
“ This movie had me gagging! Great ending & I love the twist on the genre! OMG Moment: Those eyes though.... ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
37.
Open Grave (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A man wakes up in the wilderness, in a pit full of dead bodies, with no memory and must determine if the murderer is one of the strangers who rescued him, or if he himself is the killer. (102 mins.)
“ I pretty much cannot tell you anything about this film. Go in blind. You will be shocked that you hadn't heard of it before. OMG Moment: Men with axes ” - Crimson_Chaos
 
38.
The Strangers (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants. (86 mins.)
Director: Bryan Bertino
 
39.
As Above, So Below (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead. (93 mins.)
 
40.
Kristy (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
When a college girl who is alone on campus over the Thanksgiving break is targeted by a group of outcasts, she must conquer her deepest fears to outwit them and fight back. (86 mins.)
 
41.
The Hole (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Four teenagers at a British private school secretly uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground hole created decades ago as a possible bomb shelter. (102 mins.)
Director: Nick Hamm
 
42.
High Lane (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A group of friends on vacation decide to venture onto a trail high up in the mountains that has been closed for repairs... (90 mins.)
Director: Abel Ferry
 
43.
Home Movie (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
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.)
 
44.
May (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her is sent into a murderous tailspin. (93 mins.)
Director: Lucky McKee
 
45.
Would You Rather (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman unknowingly agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat. (93 mins.)
Director: David Guy Levy
 
46.
Captivity (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A man and a woman awaken to find themselves trapped in a cellar. As their kidnapper drives them mad, the truth about their horrific abduction is revealed. (96 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
47.
Hate Crime (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A Jewish family, that just arrived in a new neighborhood, are recording their youngest son's birthday celebrations on video when their home is suddenly invaded by a bunch of crystal-meth-crazed Neo-Nazi lunatics. (73 mins.)
 
48.
I Am a Ghost (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Emily, a troubled spirit, haunts her own house every day, wondering why she can't leave. With the help of Sylvia... (76 mins.)
Director: H.P. Mendoza