MOTELx 2013

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1.
Open Grave (2013)
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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.)
 
2.
The ABCs of Death (2012)
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A 26-chapter anthology that showcases death in all its vicious wonder and brutal beauty. (129 mins.)
 
3.
Abductee (2013)
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Atsushi Chiba, aged 50, wakes up one day half-dead. He's tied up in a container, being shifted somewhere... (95 mins.)
 
4.
The Battery (2012)
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The personalities of two former baseball players clash as they traverse the rural back roads of a post-plague New England teeming with the undead. (101 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Gardner
 
5.
Belenggu (2012)
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There are dead people. Dreams of an oversized rabbit. More dead people, various murders and a detective. (100 mins.)
Director: Upi Avianto
 
6.
Byzantium (2012)
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Residents of a coastal town learn, with deathly consequences, the secret shared by the two mysterious women who have sought shelter at a local resort. (118 mins.)
Director: Neil Jordan
 
7.
Chained (2012)
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Bob, a cab-driving serial killer who stalks his prey on the city streets alongside his reluctant protégé Tim, who must make a life or death choice between following in Bob's footsteps or breaking free from his captor. (94 mins.)
Director: Jennifer Lynch
 
8.
Cheap Thrills (2013)
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A scheming couple put a struggling family man and his old friend through a series of increasingly twisted dares over the course of an evening at a local bar. (88 mins.)
Director: E.L. Katz
 
9.
The Complex (2013)
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Nursing student Asuka (Atsuko Maeda) has just moved into an apartment complex with her parents and younger brother... (106 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
 
10.
The Conjuring (2013)
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Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. (112 mins.)
Director: James Wan
 
11.
Countdown (2012)
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Three Thai teens in New York City are planning the New Year's Party of their lives. They called Jesus... (90 mins.)
 
12.
Dark Touch (2013)
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In a remote town in Ireland, eleven-year-old Niamh finds herself the sole survivor of a bloody massacre that killed her parents and younger brother... (90 mins.)
Director: Marina de Van
 
13.
The Desert (2013)
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The failed story of a love triangle in a post-apocalyptic world. (98 mins.)
Director: Christoph Behl
 
14.
Girls Against Boys (2012)
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After a series of bad experiences with men, Shae teams up with her co-worker, Lu, who has a simple, deadly way of dealing with the opposite sex. (93 mins.)
Director: Austin Chick
 
15.
Goose Bumps: The Movie (2012)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Kôichirô Miki
 
16.
Hell Baby (2013)
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An expectant couple who moves into the most haunted house in New Orleans call upon the services of the Vatican's elite exorcism team to save them from a demonic baby. (98 mins.)
 
17.
Home Sweet Home (2013)
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A young married couple comes home from a date night to discover that they are imprisoned in their own house with a methodical killer inside. (80 mins.)
Director: David Morley
 
18.
It's a Beautiful Day (2013)
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(78 mins.)
Director: Kayoko Asakura
 
19.
John Dies at the End (2012)
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A new street drug that sends its users across time and dimensions has one drawback: some people return as no longer human. Can two college dropouts save humankind from this silent, otherworldly invasion? (99 mins.)
Director: Don Coscarelli
 
20.
Kiss of the Damned (2012)
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The vampire Djuna resists the advances of Paolo, but soon gives in to their passion. When her trouble-making sister unexpectedly comes to visit, Djuna's love is threatened, and the whole vampire community becomes endangered. (97 mins.)
Director: Xan Cassavetes
 
21.
The Lords of Salem (2012)
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Heidi, a radio DJ, is sent a box containing a record - a "gift from the Lords". The sounds within the grooves trigger flashbacks of her town's violent past. Is Heidi going mad, or are the Lords back to take revenge on Salem, Massachusetts? (101 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
 
22.
Maniac (2012)
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As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface. (89 mins.)
Director: Franck Khalfoun
 
23.
Painless (2012)
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Set in Catalonia, Painless weaves two stories: in one, starting during the Spanish Civil War and running through to the '60s... (100 mins.)
 
24.
V/H/S/2 (2013)
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Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student's disappearance. (96 mins.)
 
25.
We Are What We Are (2013)
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The Parkers, a reclusive family who follow ancient customs, find their secret existence threatened as a torrential downpour moves into their area, forcing daughters Iris and Rose to assume responsibilities beyond those of a typical family. (105 mins.)
Director: Jim Mickle
 
26.
Wither (2012)
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Ida and Albin are a happy couple. They set off to a cabin in the vast Swedish woodlands to have a fun holiday with their friends. But under the floorboards waits an evil from Sweden's dark past. (95 mins.)
 
27.
Despite the Gods (2012 Documentary)
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Cinema's prodigal daughter Jennifer Lynch braves the unmapped territory of Bollywood-Hollywood movie making, where chaos is the process and filmmaking doubles as a crash course in acceptance and self-realization. (85 mins.)
Director: Penny Vozniak
 
28.
Room 237 (2012 Documentary)
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An exploration of various interpretations of Stanley Kubrick's horror film, The Shining. (102 mins.)
Director: Rodney Ascher
 
29.
Shooting Bigfoot (2013 Documentary)
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A documentary filmmaker is injured and shaken after joining three groups of men from the world of bigfoot hunting. (90 mins.)
Director: Morgan Matthews
 
30.
Eggshells (1969)
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Experimental allegorical story about a group of hippie students in Austin, Texas, who move into an old big house in the woods. However, something else is there and it's influencing them. (89 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
 
31.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
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Two siblings visit their grandfather's grave in Texas along with three of their friends and are attacked by a family of cannibalistic psychopaths. (83 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
 
32.
Eaten Alive (1976)
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A psychotic redneck who owns a dilapidated hotel in rural East Texas kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel. (91 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
 
33.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
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A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them. (101 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
 
34.
Toolbox Murders (2004)
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A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades, but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. (95 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
 
35.
Ringu (1998)
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Ruthlessly murdered by her father, the ghost of a seer's daughter kills all those who watch a weird video after 7 days; unless the viewer finds the escape clause. (96 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
 
36.
Chaos (2000)
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A man gets involved in a kidnapping scheme with the wife of a wealthy businessman. She lets herself... (90 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
 
37.
Dark Water (2002)
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A mother and her 6 year old daughter move into a creepy apartment whose every surface is permeated by water. (101 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
 
38.
O Crime da Aldeia Velha (1964)
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Set in a little remote village, where everyone is very religious and primitive, "O Crime de Aldeia Velha"... (105 mins.)
 
39.
The Vows (1973)
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A couple of traditional fishermen are linked by a secret vote of chastity. One day, they take in a wounded gypsy man... (102 mins.)
 
40.
Mighty Joe Young (1949)
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A young woman who has raised a giant gorilla from an infant brings him to Hollywood years later seeking her fortune in order to save her family's ranch. (94 mins.)
 
41.
20 Million Miles to Earth (1957)
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The first U.S. spaceship to Venus crash-lands off the coast of Sicily on its return trip. A dangerous, lizard-like creature comes with it and quickly grows gigantic. (82 mins.)
Director: Nathan Juran
 
42.
Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
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The legendary Greek hero leads a team of intrepid adventurers in a perilous quest for the legendary Golden Fleece. (104 mins.)
Director: Don Chaffey
 
43.
One Million Years B.C. (1966)
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In this remake of the 1940 film with a similar title, Prehistoric man Tumak is banished from his savage tribe and meets pretty Loana who belongs to a gentler coastal tribe but he must fight caveman Payto to win her favors. (100 mins.)
Director: Don Chaffey
 
44.
You're Next (2011)
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When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of the victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back. (95 mins.)
Director: Adam Wingard