Top 10 Lamest Horror Movies (that were supposed to be scary, but didn't make it.)by axrhodes | created - 23 Oct 2016 | updated - 01 Dec 2017 | Public
10 movies that were supposed to be scary, but only gave me laughs, demonstrating a fine line between comedy and horror. From horror writer A.X. Rhodes - www.axrhodes.com
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1. Tusk (2014)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
A brash and arrogant podcaster gets more than he bargained for when he travels to Canada to interview a mysterious recluse... who has a rather disturbing fondness for walruses.
Votes: 39,544 | Gross: $1.82M
A little unnerving, totally hilarious, and the most entertaining movie on the list. Laugh out loud funny. A man's obsession with a walrus in his past leads him into the oddest crimes in history. Well-acted. 'Is man truly a walrus at heart?'
2. Night of the Lepus (1972)
PG | 88 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Giant mutant rabbits terrorize the south-west.
How did they get Janet Leigh and Stuart Whitman to do this ridiculous movie? A pesticide being formulated to eradicate an overpopulation of rabbits causes them to grow into enormous, man-eating monsters that roar like lions. 'They're as big as wolves...and vicious!' Horrible storytelling and special effects (if they can even be called that) but big on laughs!
3. Clown (2014)
R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A loving father finds a clown suit for his son's birthday party, only to realize that it's cursed.
Votes: 18,779 | Gross: $0.06M
Real estate agent finds a clown suit in the basement of the house he's showing. The clown for his son's birthday party cancels. Dad suits up to entertain the kiddies, but the suit won't come off afterward. Worth watching...once.
4. House (1985)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A troubled writer moves into a haunted house after inheriting it from his aunt.
Votes: 20,040 | Gross: $19.44M
This movie couldn't decide if it wanted to be scary or funny or dumb. William Katt is great and provides a lot of fun for the first hour. Then it gets more serious, but the glaring holes in the plot keep it on the funny side. Watchable.
5. Re-Animator (1985)
Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
After an odd new medical student arrives on campus, a dedicated local and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue.
Votes: 48,157 | Gross: $2.02M
Take-off on a Lovecraft story, but lacking the conviction of his work. Can a dead person really be brought back to life via scientific means? Has one man found the special serum to do it? A headless man walks around carrying his head, which can still see and make talking sounds. Enough said.
6. Sssssss (1973)
PG | 99 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A college student becomes lab assistant to a scientist who is working on a serum that can transform humans into snakes.
Dirk Benedict stars in this as an assistant to a professor studying snakes. The transformation of man into snake near the end is perhaps the worst special effect in film history. (It's not enough of an effect to be labeled as 'special').
7. Drag Me to Hell (2009)
PG-13 | 99 min | Horror, Thriller
A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.
Votes: 174,286 | Gross: $42.10M
One of the dumbest movies ever made. A shamed, old gypsy stalks a young woman who denied her bank loan. At one point the old woman tries to swallow the girl's head into her gaping denture-free mouth! The script is idiotic.
8. Leprechaun (1993)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
An evil, sadistic Leprechaun goes on a killing rampage in search of his beloved pot of gold.
Votes: 20,146 | Gross: $8.56M
It's hard to be frightened of a short guy in a green suit looking for his pot of gold. Only released b/c it features a young Jennifer Aniston. 'Top of the boredom to ya!'
9. Snow Shark: Ancient Snow Beast (2011 Video)
R | 79 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
12 years ago during a scientific expedition 3 animal biologists stumbled upon a great discovery that ended in tragedy. Whatever killed them has awoken and now the legend of the Ancient Snow Beast could prove to be more than just a legend.
A shark patrols the deep snows of an Eastern European mountain. Blood splatter looks extra gory on the white snow for added effect. A 'Straight Face Award' for the actor who explained how this land shark came into being.
10. Dead Silence (2007)
R | 89 min | Horror, Thriller
A young widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist.
Votes: 77,515 | Gross: $16.81M
A dead ventriloquist and her dummies take revenge on the town folk. 'She'll rip your tongue out at the seam.' Never knew my tongue had a seam. My own ignorant burden.