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Terror in the Aisles (1984)

R  |   |  Horror, Documentary, Thriller  |  26 October 1984 (USA)
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Ángel Salazar ...
Diane Stilwell ...
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Donald Pleasance and Nancy Allen take us through some of Hollywood's most terrifying moments in horror history in this anthology, which features several of the finest science fiction, crime drama and horror films of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Included are Night of the Living Dead (1968), Psycho (1960), Jaws (1975), Jaws 2 (1978), The Fog (1980), Halloween (1978) and Halloween II (1981), as well as countless others. Blood and gore abound making the film not very much for the squeamish. Written by medic249a2

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At last, a terrifying movie where you don't have to wait for the good parts. Because it's nothing but good parts, all the very best parts from the greatest terror films of all time. See more »


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Terror in the aisles came out when I was about 5 years old. Now if you have read my past movie reviews, one of them says that I first started viewing horror movies when I was 2 or 3 years old. Terror in the Aisles introduced me to some of the horror movies of the 60s and the 70s. For example the Birds by Alfred Hitchcock. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Friday the 13th, Psycho, Rosemary's Baby, the Exorcist, and many more classics. After watching Terror in the Aisles I really got hooked on watching Horror Movies. And Terror in the Aisles doesen't just show Horror movies, it shows mysteries and suspense movies. So go rent this movie if you can still find it.

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