25 Overlooked Scary Moviesby axrhodes | created - 10 months ago | updated - 10 months ago | Public
Good horror movies are hard to find and easy to miss. Here are some pretty good ones that may have slipped by you. From horror author A.X. Rhodes- www.axrhodes.com
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1. 6 Souls (2010)
R | 112 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A female forensic psychiatrist discovers that all but one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.
2. Alligator (1980)
R | 91 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded laboratory rats injected with growth hormones. The small reptile grows gigantic, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage.
3. The Blackcoat's Daughter (I) (2015)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
Two girls must battle a mysterious evil force when they get left behind at their boarding school over winter break.
Votes: 11,596 | Gross: $0.02M
4. 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: 185,940 | Gross: $0.50M
5. The Dunwich Horror (1970)
R | 90 min | Horror
Wilbur Whateley travels to the Arkham Miskatonic University to borrow the legendary Necronomicon. But, little does anyone know, Whateley isn't quite human...
6. The Exorcist III (1990)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A police Lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased Gemini serial killer, leads him to question the patients of a psychiatric ward.
Votes: 21,233 | Gross: $26.10M
7. Frailty (2001)
R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A mysterious man arrives at the offices of an FBI agent and recounts his childhood: how his religious fanatic father received visions telling him to destroy people who were in fact "demons."
Votes: 69,758 | Gross: $13.10M
8. The Good Son (1993)
R | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle and befriends his cousin, a boy of the same age who begins showing increasing signs of violent and psychopathic behavior.
Votes: 32,813 | Gross: $44.59M
10. Inside (2007)
R | 82 min | Horror
Four months after the death of her husband, a woman on the brink of motherhood is tormented in her home by a strange woman who wants her unborn baby.
11. Jekyll & Hyde (1990 TV Movie)
R | 96 min | Horror, Thriller
Henry Jekyll is a troubled man. His wife died of pneumonia. He wants his sister-in-law, but her father forbids any contact. And his experiments into the dual nature of man have yielded a ... See full summary »
13. The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1986 TV Movie)
PG | 100 min | Crime, Mystery, Horror
A detective comes out of retirement to help his daughter's fiance prove that he did not commit a series of murders.
15. The Orphanage (2007)
R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend.
Votes: 135,060 | Gross: $7.16M
16. Pulse (I) (2006)
PG-13 | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
When their computer hacker friend accidentally channels a mysterious wireless signal, a group of co-eds rally to stop a terrifying evil from taking over the world.
Votes: 26,737 | Gross: $20.26M
17. Ravenous (1999)
R | 101 min | Horror
In a remote military outpost in the 19th century, Captain John Boyd and his regiment embark on a rescue mission which takes a dark turn when they are ambushed by a sadistic cannibal.
Votes: 33,634 | Gross: $2.06M
18. The Relic (1997)
R | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A homicide detective and an anthropologist try to destroy a South American lizard-like god, who's on a people eating rampage in a Chicago museum.
Votes: 21,957 | Gross: $33.96M
19. The Screaming Woman (1972 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 73 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A wealthy former mental patient goes home to her estate to rest and recuperate. While walking the grounds one day she hears the screams of a woman coming from underneath the ground who has ... See full summary »
20. The Signal (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
On a road trip, Nic and two friends are drawn to an isolated area by a computer genius. When everything suddenly goes dark, Nic regains consciousness - only to find himself in a waking nightmare.
Votes: 57,451 | Gross: $0.60M
21. Tale of a Vampire (1992)
R | 93 min | Horror, Drama, Romance
Condemned to life without end, and to an undying passion for a lost love he can never find, a vampire stalks a beautiful young woman.
22. The Uninvited (2009)
PG-13 | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Anna returns home after a stint in a mental hospital, but her recovery is jeopardized by her cruel stepmother and ghastly visions of her dead mother.
Votes: 70,293 | Gross: $28.57M
23. Vampires (1998)
R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
Recovering from an ambush that killed his entire team, a vengeful vampire slayer must retrieve an ancient Catholic relic that, should it be acquired by vampires, will allow them to walk in sunlight.
Votes: 47,916 | Gross: $20.24M
24. Wer (2013)
R | 89 min | Action, Horror, Mystery
A defense attorney begins to suspect that there might be more to her client, who is charged with the murders of a vacationing family, than meets the eye.
25. The Wicker Man (1973)
R | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A Police Sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl who the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there.
Votes: 57,169 | Gross: $0.06M