October Horror Movie Marathonby Artemis574 | created - 02 Oct 2012 | updated - 01 Nov 2012 | Public
Watching horror movies i haven't seen yet, all october
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1. A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A family is haunted by the tragedies of deaths within the family.
Watched 10/1/12 4/10 Boring and confusing. This was remade into The Uninvited, which I will probably never see now.
2. Night of the Comet (1984)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A comet wipes out most of life on Earth, leaving two Valley Girls fighting against cannibal zombies and a sinister group of scientists.
Votes: 14,899 | Gross: $14.42M
Watched 10/1/12 7/10 Pretty good 80's horror comedy. Can't believe I have never seen this.
3. ...E tu vivrai nel terrore! L'aldilà (1981)
R | 87 min | Horror
A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where, following a series of supernatural "accidents", she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.
Votes: 16,909 | Gross: $0.12M
Watched 10/2/12 6.5/10 Fairly basic zombie/ghost story with some memorable scenes and a cool ending.
4. Night of the Demons (1988)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell.
Votes: 10,379 | Gross: $3.11M
Watched 10/3/12 2/10 awful. stupid. a terrible imitation of horror comedies like evil dead and return of the living dead...i laughed once. troma movies are better
5. Hour of the Wolf (1968)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Horror
While vacationing on a remote Scandanavian island with his younger pregnant wife, an artist has an emotional breakdown while confronting his repressed desires.
Watched 10/4/12 6/10 Very similar story to The Shining. An artist's descent into madness. My least favorite Bergman movie but it did have some striking scenes.
6. City of the Living Dead (1980)
Not Rated | 93 min | Horror
A reporter and a psychic race to close the Gates of Hell after the suicide of a clergyman caused them to open, allowing the dead to rise from their graves.
Watched 10/5/12 7.5/10 Besides the easiest to kill zombies i've ever seen and the wtf ending, I loved it.
7. Fright Night (2011)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Horror
After a new neighbor moved into the house next door, Charley discovers that he is an ancient vampire and goes in search for the help of Peter Vincent, a famous "vampire killer" to save his neighborhood from the creature.
Votes: 91,467 | Gross: $18.30M
Watched 10/7/12 6/10 Way better than I expected. I hate mclovin though
8. The Howling (1981)
R | 91 min | Horror
After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem.
Votes: 25,810 | Gross: $17.99M
Watched 10/10/12 8/10 One of the few werewolf movies I've enjoyed. Great transformation scenes
9. Re-Animator (1985)
Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Votes: 46,146 | Gross: $2.02M
Watched 10/11/12 8.5/10 Kind of a rewatch, it's been so long I really didn't remember any of it. Severed head sex scene is classic.
10. The Gate (1987)
PG-13 | 85 min | Fantasy, Horror
Kids, left home alone, accidentally unleash a horde of malevolent demons from a mysterious hole in their suburban backyard.
Votes: 12,041 | Gross: $13.54M
*Rewatch Watched 10/11/12 8.5/10 One of my favorites. Still holds up.
11. Rock 'n' Roll Nightmare (1987)
R | 83 min | Horror, Music
At a farmhouse in the middle of nowhere, a hopeful hair-metal band seeking inspiration to record their upcoming new LP will soon find themselves in a furious confrontation against the Prince of Darkness himself.
Watched 10/11/12 5/10 I had no idea what was going on for 90% of the movie. The ending made up for it though. One of the most epic battles between good and evil put on film.
12. Red State (2011)
R | 88 min | Action, Crime, Horror
Set in Middle America, a group of teens receive an online invitation for sex, though they soon encounter fundamentalists with a much more sinister agenda.
Votes: 57,595 | Gross: $1.10M
Watched 10/15/12 5/10 Uneven. Some good parts and some really dumb parts. I wish Kevin Smith would have went with his original idea for the ending
13. Cronos (1993)
R | 94 min | Horror
A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.
Votes: 23,039 | Gross: $0.62M
Watched 10/16/12 8/10 Interesting take on the vampire story. I love all of del Toro's work.
14. Bijitâ Q (2001 Video)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
A troubled and perverted family find their lives intruded by a mysterious stranger who seems to help find a balance in their disturbing natures.
Watched 10/18/12 7.5/10 Whoops, this definately wasn't a horror movie. Pretty bizarre though. Same basic premise as Hesher.
15. Magic (1978)
R | 107 min | Drama, Horror
A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.
Watched 10/19/12. 4/10 Decent performances by Anthony Hopkins and Ann Margaret but the premise was just stupid. The dummy had some good lines...
16. Drive Thru (2007)
R | 83 min | Comedy, Horror
Horror gets Super Sized when Horny The Clown, the demonic mascot of "Hella-Burger," starts slashing Orange County teenagers with his meat cleaver from Hell.
Watched 10/20/12 6.5/10 Reminded me of a Freddy movie. Pretty tongue in cheek and corny but I liked it.
17. April Fool's Day (1986)
R | 89 min | Horror, Mystery
Nine college students staying at a friend's remote island mansion begin to fall victim to an unseen murderer over the April Fool's Day weekend.
Votes: 11,883 | Gross: $12.95M
Watched 10/21/12. 4/10 Bland slasher. Needed more boobs or gore or something.
18. Ginger Snaps (2000)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Two death-obsessed sisters, outcasts in their suburban neighborhood, must deal with the tragic consequences when one of them is bitten by a deadly werewolf.
Votes: 36,355 | Gross: $0.00M
Watched 10/21/12 5.5/10. Interesting take on werewolves as a metaphor for puberty. Had my boy Chad from Tucker & Dale in it.
19. Martin (1978)
R | 95 min | Drama, Horror
A young man, who believes himself to be a vampire, goes to live with his elderly and hostile cousin in a small Pennsylvania town where he tries to redeem his blood-craving urges.
Votes: 8,360 | Gross: $0.10M
Watched 10/22/12 6.5/10 George Romero's take on vampires. A weird kid thinks he's a vampire. Interesting.
20. Deep Red (1975)
R | 126 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
After witnessing the murder of a famous psychic, a musician teams up with a feisty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen assailant bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Watched 10/23/12 8/10 Really liked this one. I saw a director's cut with an extra half hour that wasn't dubbed into english. The characters kept switching from english to italian and back, which was annoying.
21. Lo (2009)
80 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical
Love presents many challenges to couples...but none so daunting as the one Justin faces with his girlfriend April. Kidnapped by demons, April's mystery begins to unfold when he finds an ... See full summary »
Watched 10/24/12 6/10. Interesting movie. The whole movie took place in one room, somewhat like a stage production. Good love story.
22. Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror
Affable hillbillies Tucker and Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are mistaken for murderers by a group of preppy college students.
Votes: 146,014 | Gross: $0.22M
REWATCH Watched 10/25/12. 9/10. One of the best horror comedies ever!
23. The Faculty (1998)
R | 104 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences.
Votes: 99,466 | Gross: $40.06M
REWATCH Watched 10/25/12 6/10. Didn't remember most of it, but it's pretty fun.
24. Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
The pupils at a high school next to a nuclear power plant start acting and looking strange after buying contaminated drugs from a plant worker.
REWATCH Watched 10/26/12 7.5/10. This and Toxic Avenger started my love for troma, especially Lloyd Kaufman directed movies.
25. The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Not Rated | 86 min | Horror
A New England home is terrorized by a series of murders, unbeknownst to the guests that a gruesome secret is hiding in the basement.
Watched 10/29/12 5.0/10 Not nearly as entertaining as the Beyond or City of the Living Dead. The usual Fulci gaps in logic and bad storytelling. A couple cool death scenes.
26. Tenebre (1982)
R | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Watched 10/30/12 5.0/10 Good score.
27. Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller
Tommy Jarvis goes to the graveyard to get rid of Jason Voorhees' body once and for all, but inadvertently brings him back to life instead. The newly revived killer once again seeks revenge, and Tommy may be the only one who can defeat him.
Votes: 30,265 | Gross: $19.47M
REWATCH Watched 10/30/12 5/10. My favorite Friday the 13th, which isn't saying much. First zombie Jason. Watched on AMC. They cut out most of the kills for some reason, then show the Walking Dead, which is way gorier.
28. Feast (2005)
R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
Patrons locked inside a bar are forced to fight monsters.
Votes: 27,229 | Gross: $0.05M
Watched 10/30/12. 6/10. Pretty funny. Messes with horror conventions.
29. Invasion of the Blood Farmers (1972)
PG | 84 min | Horror
Somewhere in upstate New York, a young woman is terrorized by a group of rural farmers primarily interested in a harvest of blood.
Watched 10/30/12. 2/10. One extra star for being so bad I'd put it on par with Manos: The Hands of Fate.
30. Pontypool (2008)
Not Rated | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
A radio host interprets the possible outbreak of a deadly virus which infects the small Ontario town he is stationed in.
Votes: 25,389 | Gross: $0.00M
Watched 10/31/12 6.5/10 Unique zombie/infection movie from the viewpoint of a radio host and his co-workers trapped in the studio.
31. The Collector (I) (2009)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Votes: 49,488 | Gross: $7.71M
32. La montagna del dio cannibale (1978)
99 min | Adventure, Horror
A girl and her brother fly to New Guinea to look for a lost expedition, led by her husband, which has vanished in the great jungle.
38. Orphan (2009)
R | 123 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9 year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.
Votes: 165,071 | Gross: $41.60M
39. Cube (1997)
R | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
6 complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless maze containing deadly traps.
Votes: 181,359 | Gross: $0.50M