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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 (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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Alfred Hitchcock:  As himself in an archival footage cameo homage from _Alfred Hitchcock: Men Who Made The Movies_. 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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Good horror/documentary
10 July 2000 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

"Terror in the Aisles" is an interesting documentary about horror movies. Donald Pleasence and Nancy Allen host this movie which feature scenes from 75 movies that deal with horror, science fiction, suspense, or crime that have scared moviegoers over the years. You get scenes from classic horror films such as "The Exorcist", "Psycho", "Halloween", and "Rosemary's Baby"; sci-fi flicks such as "Invasion of the Body Snatchers", "The Thing", and "Alien"; crime pictures such as "Nighthawks", and "Vice Squad"; and suspense thrillers such as "Wait Until Dark", "The Seduction", and "Klute". You even get to see a little comentary from the Master of Suspense, Alfred Hitchcock (scenes from a couple of his films are featured in here). Not a great documentary, but a good one.

*** (out of four)


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