13 November 2013 3:00 PM, PST | FEARnet | See recent FEARnet news »

There are myriad reasons why some horror films don’t make a connection with moviegoers, and in turn fail to live up to the expectations set by the studios that financed them. Sometimes it’s because a movie simply isn’t any good, but often a film’s lack of box office success can be attributed to circumstances beyond the filmmakers’ control: factors like lack of appropriate promotion, bad marketing, poorly-timed release dates and unduly harsh critical reception can work against an otherwise decent film's success. There are countless well-made movies that get a bad rap for one reason or another, and we think it’s a damn shame that moviegoers often miss out.   Because we love an underdog story, we're showing our appreciation for these under-appreciated horror titles by highlighting five of our favorites...       Slither   I cannot say enough good things about Slither. It cleverly blends comedy with horror, »

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