Horror/Dark Cinema Films I Own: J

by bertramsharp | created - 21 Aug 2013 | updated - 26 Aug 2013 | Public

This is a list of the horror/dark cinema films that I own of DVD or Blu-Ray that begin with the letter J. Some of these are horror/dark cinema by very, very loose interpretation.

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1. Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (2007)

R | 85 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

6.0
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46 Metascore

A troubled young man still mourning the childhood loss of his family now has to deal with his professor being turned into a monster.

Director: Jon Knautz | Stars: Robert Englund, Trevor Matthews, Daniel Kash, David Fox

Votes: 5,477

2. J'accuse! (1919)

166 min | Drama, Horror, War

7.3
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The story of two men, one married, the other the lover of the other's wife, who meet in the trenches of the First World War, and how their tale becomes a microcosm for the horrors of war.

Director: Abel Gance | Stars: Romuald Joubé, Maxime Desjardins, Séverin-Mars, Angèle Guys

Votes: 1,061

J'Accuse!

3. Jack Frost (1997 Video)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

4.6
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After an accident that left murderer Jack Frost dead in genetic material the vengeful killer returns as a murderous snowman to exact his revenge on the man who sent him to be executed

Director: Michael Cooney | Stars: Scott MacDonald, Christopher Allport, Stephen Mendel, F. William Parker

Votes: 6,453

4. Jack Frost 2: Revenge of the Mutant Killer Snowman (2000 Video)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

3.8
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The Mutant Killer Snowman returns to kill more people during Christmas

Director: Michael Cooney | Stars: Christopher Allport, Eileen Seeley, Chip Heller, Marsha Clark

Votes: 2,325

5. Jack the Ripper (1958 TV Movie)

75 min | Horror

5.3
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An anthology of horror stories hosted by Boris Karloff.

Directors: David MacDonald, Frank P. Bibas, George Waggner | Stars: Boris Karloff, Dorothy Alison, Morris Ankrum, Mae Bacon

Votes: 46

6. Jacob's Ladder (I) (1990)

R | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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62 Metascore

Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to uncover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusions, and perceptions of death.

Director: Adrian Lyne | Stars: Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven

Votes: 83,387 | Gross: $26.12M

7. The Jade Mask (1945)

Not Rated | 66 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Charlie Chan looks into the apparent murder of a scientist in a spooky mansion.

Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Edwin Luke, Hardie Albright

Votes: 932

8. Jane Eyre (1934)

Not Rated | 62 min | Drama, Romance

4.4
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A meek governess and her mysterious employer strike up a romantic relationship.

Director: Christy Cabanne | Stars: Virginia Bruce, Colin Clive, Beryl Mercer, David Torrence

Votes: 289

9. Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)

R | 87 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

4.3
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17 Metascore

Serial killer Jason Voorhees' supernatural origins are revealed.

Director: Adam Marcus | Stars: John D. LeMay, Kari Keegan, Kane Hodder, Steven Williams

Votes: 22,100 | Gross: $15.94M

10. Jason X (2001)

R | 91 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.4
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25 Metascore

Jason Voorhees returns with a new look, a new machete, and his same murderous attitude as he is awakened on a spaceship in the 25th century.

Director: James Isaac | Stars: Kane Hodder, Lexa Doig, Jeff Geddis, David Cronenberg

Votes: 42,907 | Gross: $13.12M

11. Jaws (1975)

PG | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

8.0
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87 Metascore

A local sheriff, a marine biologist and an old seafarer team up to hunt down a great white shark wrecking havoc in a beach resort.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary

Votes: 465,137 | Gross: $260.00M

12. Jaws 2 (1978)

PG | 116 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

5.7
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52 Metascore

Police chief Brody must protect the citizens of Amity after a second monstrous shark begins terrorizing the waters.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Joseph Mascolo

Votes: 57,641 | Gross: $102.92M

13. Jaws 3-D (1983)

PG | 99 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

3.6
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27 Metascore

The sons of police chief Brody must protect customers at a SeaWorld theme park after a thirty-five-foot shark becomes trapped in the park with them.

Director: Joe Alves | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Simon MacCorkindale, Louis Gossett Jr.

Votes: 31,747 | Gross: $45.52M

14. Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

2.9
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15 Metascore

Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge.

Director: Joseph Sargent | Stars: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles, Karen Young

Votes: 33,965 | Gross: $20.76M

15. Jeepers Creepers (2001)

R | 90 min | Horror, Mystery

6.1
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49 Metascore

A brother and sister driving home through isolated countryside for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature which is in the midst of its ritualistic eating spree.

Director: Victor Salva | Stars: Gina Philips, Justin Long, Jonathan Breck, Patricia Belcher

Votes: 97,049 | Gross: $37.90M

16. Jeepers Creepers II (2003)

R | 104 min | Horror

5.6
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36 Metascore

Set a few days after the original, a championship basketball team's bus is attacked by The Creeper, the winged, flesh-eating terror, on the last day of his 23-day feeding frenzy.

Director: Victor Salva | Stars: Jonathan Breck, Ray Wise, Nicki Aycox, Garikayi Mutambirwa

Votes: 50,843 | Gross: $35.67M

17. Jekyll (2007– )

334 min | Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.2
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London, 2007. Tom Jackman is the only living descendent of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He has made a deal with his dark side: a body share. What Mr. Hyde doesn't know is that Tom has a family.... See full summary »

Stars: James Nesbitt, Gina Bellman, Denis Lawson, Michelle Ryan

Votes: 6,796

18. Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again (1982)

R | 87 min | Sci-Fi, Comedy, Music

6.2
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Dr Daniel Jekyll researching into drugs that would help mankind avoid surgery discovers a white powder that unleashes the animal in every man, and in his case turning him from a shy and ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Belson | Stars: Mark Blankfield, Bess Armstrong, Krista Errickson, Tim Thomerson

Votes: 962 | Gross: $3.79M

19. Jennifer's Body (2009)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Horror

5.1
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47 Metascore

A newly possessed high school cheerleader turns into a succubus who specializes in killing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror?

Director: Karyn Kusama | Stars: Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Adam Brody, Johnny Simmons

Votes: 99,599 | Gross: $16.20M

20. Jesse James Meets Frankenstein's Daughter (1966)

Approved | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Western

3.0
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Legendary outlaw of the Old West Jesse James, on the run from Marshal MacPhee, hides out in the castle of Baron Frankenstein's granddaughter Maria, who proceeds to transform Jesse's ... See full summary »

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: John Lupton, Narda Onyx, Cal Bolder, Estelita Rodriguez

Votes: 1,346

21. Inagawa Junji no shinjitsu no horror (2003 Video)

62 min | Horror

5.7
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The video is a compilation of six short stories based on Japanese folklore legends. Each story is approximately 15 minutes long and are briefly introduced by a host. "Peony Lamp" is a story... See full summary »

Directors: Hiroaki Hirakata, Hiroshi Ikezoe, Tadafumi Tomioka, Naoto Yamakawa | Stars: Youko Akitani, Lisa Gotô, Junji Inagawa, Makiko Kuno

Votes: 48

J-Horror Anthology: Legends

22. The Johnsons (1992)

103 min | Adventure, Horror

6.0
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According to an ancient Indian tale a giant monster embryo residing in a crystal vase is predetermined to fertilize a blue-eyed woman. She will give birth to something evil to unleash ... See full summary »

Director: Rudolf van den Berg | Stars: Monique van de Ven, Esmée de la Bretonière, Kenneth Herdigein, Rik van Uffelen

Votes: 638

23. Jonah Hex (2010)

PG-13 | 81 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

4.7
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33 Metascore

The U.S. military makes a scarred bounty hunter with warrants on his own head an offer he cannot refuse: in exchange for his freedom, he must stop a terrorist who is ready to unleash Hell on Earth.

Director: Jimmy Hayward | Stars: Josh Brolin, Megan Fox, John Malkovich, Michael Fassbender

Votes: 49,115 | Gross: $10.54M

24. Joshua (2006)

R | 94 min | Horror

5.2
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Kelby is back to his town for his father's funeral. The past that seemed as nightmare and he has forgotten all about is came back.

Director: Travis Betz | Stars: Jim Betz, Jacob Casper, Jesse Casper, John Casper

Votes: 615

25. Joshua (2007)

R | 106 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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69 Metascore

The arrival of a newborn girl causes the gradual disintegration of the Cairn family; particularly for 9-year-old Joshua (Kogan), an eccentric boy whose proper upbringing and refined tastes both take a sinister turn.

Director: George Ratliff | Stars: Sam Rockwell, Vera Farmiga, Jacob Kogan, Celia Weston

Votes: 10,690 | Gross: $0.48M

26. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)

Approved | 132 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.1
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An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.

Director: Henry Levin | Stars: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl, Diane Baker

Votes: 12,844 | Gross: $10.00M

27. Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Family

5.8
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57 Metascore

On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.

Director: Eric Brevig | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, Anita Briem, Seth Meyers

Votes: 95,901 | Gross: $101.70M

28. Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962)

Approved | 77 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.8
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Earth sends a five-man team to explore the frozen planet Uranus, only to find a temperate forest and sultry women from their past on it, courtesy of an alien brain with evil designs.

Director: Sidney W. Pink | Stars: John Agar, Carl Ottosen, Ove Sprogøe, Louis Miehe-Renard

Votes: 1,217

29. Joy Ride (2001)

R | 97 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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75 Metascore

Three young people on a road trip from Colorado to New Jersey talk to a trucker on their CB radio, then must escape when he turns out to be a psychotic killer.

Director: John Dahl | Stars: Steve Zahn, Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Jessica Bowman

Votes: 57,141 | Gross: $21.97M

30. Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008 Video)

Unrated | 91 min | Crime, Horror, Romance

5.1
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While driving to Las Vegas for the bachelor party of her sister Melissa and her fiancé Bobby, Kayla stops the car in the gas station to meet her date, Nik, a guy she met on the internet. ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Morneau | Stars: Nicki Aycox, Nick Zano, Laura Jordan, Kyle Schmid

Votes: 6,978

31. Juggernaut (1936)

Approved | 64 min | Mystery

4.9
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An evil doctor and the greedy wife of a rich man plot to poison him so they can get their hands on his money.

Director: Henry Edwards | Stars: Boris Karloff, Joan Wyndham, Arthur Margetson, Mona Goya

Votes: 179

32. Jungle Girl (1941)

Passed | 267 min | Adventure

7.1
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Dr. John Meredith has been driven from civilization by the criminal activities of his twin brother Bradley Meredith. With his infant daughter, he settles in the African jungle, where his ... See full summary »

Directors: John English, William Witney | Stars: Frances Gifford, Tom Neal, Trevor Bardette, Gerald Mohr

Votes: 150

33. Jungle Man (1941)

Approved | 63 min | Adventure

3.7
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An expedition sets out to darkest Africa to find the fabled City of the Dead, and must battle thick jungle, hostile natives, wild animals and a deadly epidemic.

Director: Harry L. Fraser | Stars: Buster Crabbe, Charles Middleton, Sheila Darcy, Vince Barnett

Votes: 84

34. Jungle Siren (1942)

Approved | 68 min | Adventure, Romance, War

3.2
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A woman who was raised in the jungle helps a man fight Nazis who are trying to start a native uprising.

Director: Sam Newfield | Stars: Ann Corio, Buster Crabbe, Evelyn Wahl, Paul Bryar

Votes: 88

35. Junk (2000)

R | 83 min | Horror

5.5
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A team of jewel-thieves fight for their lives in a zombie-infested factory.

Director: Atsushi Muroga | Stars: Nobuyuki Asano, Shû Ehara, Tate Gouta, Anthony Grow

Votes: 1,018

36. Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)

R | 92 min | Horror

6.7
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48 Metascore

A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.

Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Megumi Okina, Misaki Itô, Misa Uehara, Yui Ichikawa

Votes: 34,853 | Gross: $0.33M

37. Ju-on 2 (2003)

R | 92 min | Drama, Horror

6.4
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As their curse spreads on all around, the ghosts find their chance to live once again through the pregnancy of a cursed woman.

Director: Takashi Shimizu | Stars: Noriko Sakai, Chiharu Niiyama, Kei Horie, Yui Ichikawa

Votes: 7,108

38. Jurassic Park (1993)

PG-13 | 127 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

8.1
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68 Metascore

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 701,894 | Gross: $402.45M

39. Ju-rei: Gekijô-ban - Kuro-ju-rei (2004)

Not Rated | 76 min | Horror

5.3
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Japanese school girls die violently after seeing a man wearing a black hood.

Director: Kôji Shiraishi | Stars: Chinatsu Wakatsuki, Miku Ueno, Eriko Ichinohe, Ichirô Ogura

Votes: 383

40. Just Before Dawn (1981)

R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

6.3
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Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the forest ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Lieberman | Stars: George Kennedy, Mike Kellin, Chris Lemmon, Gregg Henry

Votes: 4,006

41. Johnny Bravo (1997–2004)
Episode: The Sensitive Male/Bravo Dooby Doo (1997)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.4
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Johnny gets a lesson on how to behave around women via a "Schoolhouse Rock"-type singer.

Directors: Van Partible, Butch Hartman, John McIntyre | Stars: Jeff Bennett, Greg Burson, Casey Kasem, Hadley Kay

Votes: 99