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Terror in the Aisles (1984)

R  |   |  Horror, Documentary, Thriller  |  26 October 1984 (USA)
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A compilation of trailers and scenes from science fiction, crime drama and horror films of the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

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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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The film was released in a rare letterbox format for a 1985 Japanese LaserVision LD released by Shochiku Home Video and Pioneer Electronics as "That's Shock". The title was spread over 3 CAV sides to allow frame-by-frame access and the gate-fold jacket contained an index of film clips (in Japanese). It may be the last digital release of the film unless some brave distributor comes along to pick up the massive DVD rights clearance tab for the clips in the film. See more »

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When mentioning The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Donald Pleasence says the film was inspired by serial killer Ed Gein, pronouncing it Ed Gine, when it fact Gein's name is pronounced Geen. See more »

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Loved it! Had perfect references!
17 January 2006 | by (WILMINGTON, NC) – See all my reviews

Documentaries about horror/ thriller movies are indeed my favorite subjects. I liked the selections this movie gave out. Donald Pleasance(1920-95) and Nancy Allen did a great job explaining the causes and effects of a thriller. Mr. Pleasance from the "Halloween" movies really showed some effects when he sees Jamie Lee Curtis' character attacked Michael Myers. Knowing your in that particular movie, you must expect to root for the hero/heroine. I liked the selection of movies they displayed: Friday The 13th, Alien, The Thing, Ms. 45, Halloween, and many others to mention. This reference movie was very helpful, though I couldn't name every movie that they sampled it was very useful to know what they are. I also like the part where they did some archival footage of Alfred Hitchcock. He IS the master of suspense! Horror and thriller movies wouldn't be the same without him. Despite being a documentary, people should have the understand of horror, and there will be less nightmares when leave the theater, or go to sleep at night. Hey, horror movies don't faze me! Rating 4.5 out of 5 stars!


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