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Terror in the Aisles (1984)

R  |   |  Horror, Documentary, Thriller  |  26 October 1984 (USA)
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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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British cinema and video versions were cut by ten seconds by the BBFC (British Board of Film Classification) to remove shots of a woman being beaten during the extracts from Vice Squad (1982), a crotch-grabbing shot from Dressed to Kill (1980) and footage of nunchuks during the extract from Ms .45 (1981). 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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a horror fans dream
11 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

when i first seen terror in the aisles at the local movie theater i loved it,its an endless barrage of clips from;Halloween 1 and 2,texas chainsaw massacre,nighthawks,ms 45,carrie,the omen,a stranger is watching,jaws 1 and 2,marathon man,the howling,American werewolf in London,bride of Frankenstein,the wolf-man,and just so much more.the whole thing takes place in a movie theater as stars donald pleasense and Nancy Allen host it while they sit in the audience.and if you see the edited TV version they show more clips to make up for the cuts. but the clips shown in the TV version aren't in the end credits.lets see there's the fun-house,battlestar galactica(?)firstarter.it seems like another movie spliced in.it would be great to combine the TV version with the theatrical version on a special edition DVD,universal take note.there is no DVD for terror in the aisles just yet.but hopefully soon.for those of you who have not seen it,you are in for a treat. be ready for scenes of the scariest movies ever made.oh i left out the exorcist,poltergeist,alligator,food of the gods,alien,the shining,bug, Abbott and Costello meet Frankenstein,invasion of the body snatchers,alone in the dark,and still many more.all i can say even if you can only find it on VHS,watch it,its just awesome.10 out of 10.


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