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Terror in the Aisles (1984)

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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 (Halloween I and II) and Nancy Allen (Dressed to Kill, Carrie) take us through some of Hollywood's most terrifying moments in horror history in this documentary-type movie, 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", "Psycho", "Jaws I and II", "Halloween I and II" and "The Fog", as well as countless others. Be ready to be scared! Written by medic249a2

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If you can stand more than 100 jolts of 100% pure terror, then you might be ready for "Terror in the Aisles". See more »


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26 October 1984 (USA)  »

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The title has been released fully on the 30th Anniversary Blu-Ray edition of Halloween II (1981) as a special feature. The film is presented in widescreen and in full 1080p. On October 15, 2012, the title has been released on DVD as part of the Universal Vault Series. See more »

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The listing of Twentieth Century-Fox tiles shouldn't have had "The" as the first word of "Phantom of the Paradise", as it was only four words in its title. See more »

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Features Konga (1961) See more »

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Life at Last
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Great Drive In Movie
29 May 2001 | by (Midnight Movie Land) – See all my reviews

Saw this one in a drive in back in 1984. It was a great place to see this compilation of the best clips of (mostly) more recent Horror and Suspense movies. This movie was released in theatres first, not direct to video as with many other compilations, so the highlighting of 1970s slasher movies is totally understandable from a marketing viewpoint. For fans of early horror, I recommend the documentary "Universal Horror" which highlights the classic horror films and influences of Universal Studios. Donald Pleasance was at his prime then, starring in slasher films galore, he camps it up here as does Nancy Allen, trying to keep the suspense up in between clips. It all works. For horror fans, its a fantastic sampler platter of some of the greatest moments in Horror film. It will steer you toward films you may not be aware of, or it will give you peeks at films you may have heard of but never seen.


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