Heavy Metal Moviesby eric_s_weaver | created - 03 Aug 2015 | updated - 7 months ago | Public
Guitar Barbarians, Mutant Bimbos, & Cult Zombies amok in the 666 most ear- and eye-ripping big-scream films ever!
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1. 200 Motels (1971)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Music
"Touring makes you crazy," Frank Zappa says, explaining that the idea for this film came to him while the Mothers of Invention were touring. The story, interspersed with performances by the... See full summary »
4. 1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982)
R | 89 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a post-apocalyptic New York City, a policeman infiltrates the Bronx, which has become a battleground for several murderous street gangs.
5. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
G | 149 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
After discovering a mysterious artifact buried beneath the lunar surface, mankind sets off on a quest to find its origins with help from intelligent supercomputer HAL 9000.
Votes: 540,553 | Gross: $56.95M
6. 2019: After the Fall of New York (1983)
R | 96 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Euraks and the rebel Federation. A mercenary named Parsifal is hired by the Federation to infiltrate New York City, which ... See full summary »
7. 2020 Texas Gladiators (1982)
Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic Texas, a band of warriors fight against a fascist regime that is trying to take control of all surviving population.
8. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Horror
A doctor, scientist, organist, and biblical scholar, Anton Phibes, seeks revenge on the nine doctors he considers responsible for his wife's death.
10. Absurd (1981)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror
A priest comes to a small town to help get rid of a monster whose blood coagulates very fast. This creates problems as the monster is very hard to kill and then decides to go on a killing spree of its own.
14. The Adventures of Uncle Colt and Cletus (2013)
9 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy
The Adventures of Uncle Colt and Cletus in Hedge-hoggin' is a glimpse into the lives of a couple of rednecks who have moved to Los Angeles to become Rock-Stars. Hedge-hoggin', the first ... See full summary »
15. Airheads (1994)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Music
Three band members hoping for a big break head to a radio station to play their demo tape and wind up holding everyone hostage with plastic guns when the head D.J. refuses to play them.
Votes: 42,972 | Gross: $5.37M
16. Alice Cooper: The Nightmare (1975 TV Movie)
Unrated | 66 min | Horror, Musical
Steven, a character from Alice Cooper's album "Welcome to My Nightmare", encounters a surreal dream fantasy, guided by the spirit of the nightmare.
17. Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare (1975)
PG | 84 min | Horror, Music
A 1975 Alice Cooper concert hosted by Vincent Price, with Alice Cooper's trademark "horror" stage act, and performances of some of his hit songs, including "Only Women Bleed", "School's Out" and "Steven".
18. Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In 1960s New Jersey, a withdrawn adolescent girl is suspected of her younger sister's brutal murder during her first communion, as well as a series of stabbings that follow.
19. Alien (1979)
R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious lifeform, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun.
Votes: 711,553 | Gross: $78.90M
20. All the Colors of the Dark (1972)
R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
A woman recovering from a car accident in which she lost her unborn child finds herself pursued by a coven of devil worshipers.
21. Alucarda (1977)
R | 78 min | Horror, Thriller
After the death of her parents, a young girl arrives at a convent and brings a sinister presence with her. Is it her enigmatic imaginary friend, Alucarda, who is to blame? Or is there a satanic force at work?
22. America 3000 (1986)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland where a tribe of women rule and all men are either ferals or slaves, one men rises up to free the men. Can they coexist in peace or will they die in war?
23. American Movie (1999)
R | 107 min | Documentary, Comedy
Documentary about an aspiring filmmaker's attempts to finance his dream project by finally completing the low-budget horror film he abandoned years before.
Votes: 15,463 | Gross: $1.16M
24. An American Werewolf in London (1981)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror
Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Votes: 81,538 | Gross: $30.57M
25. Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
R | 104 min | Horror
A family moves into their new home, which proves to be satanic, resulting in the demonic possession of the teenage son. Only the local priest can save him.
Votes: 9,156 | Gross: $12.53M
26. Angel Heart (1987)
R | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A private investigator is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer named Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn.
Votes: 72,869 | Gross: $17.19M
27. Antichrist (2009)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror
A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage, but nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Votes: 106,352 | Gross: $0.40M
28. The Antichrist (1974)
R | 112 min | Drama, Horror
A paralyzed young woman becomes possessed by the Devil when a hypnosis session - intended to heal her disability - accidentally awakens memories of her past life as a witch.
29. Antropophagus (1980)
R | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
30. Anvil: The Story of Anvil (2008)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Since 1978, Anvil has become one of heavy metal's most influential yet commercially unsuccessful acts. In 2006, after a fledging European tour Anvil sets out to record their thirteenth album and continue to follow their dreams.
Votes: 14,994 | Gross: $0.67M
31. Apocalypse Now (1979)
R | 147 min | Drama, War
A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god.
Votes: 546,593 | Gross: $83.47M
R | 86 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
An action epic that explores the origins of Master Shake, Frylock, and Meatwad, better known as the Aqua Teen Hunger Force, who somehow become pitted in a battle over an immortal piece of exercise equipment.
Votes: 12,882 | Gross: $5.52M
A documentary film that takes a deeper look at the lives of four-underground metal bands in Sri Lanka. The documentary explores the life and difficulties faced by these musicians and presents a story from their point of view.
35. Army of Darkness (1992)
R | 81 min | Comedy, Horror
A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.
Votes: 151,015 | Gross: $11.50M
40. Ator, the Fighting Eagle (1982)
PG | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The son of Torren learns of his heritage, goes to avenge the deaths of his fellow villagers, and rescue his sister/love interest from the evil Dakkar and his spider cult. Ator battles giant... See full summary »
42. Autopsy (1975)
R | 100 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A pathology med student and a priest team up to investigate a wave of suicides blamed on sun spots and discover a number of them to be actual murders.
44. Back to the Future (1985)
PG | 116 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.
Votes: 932,195 | Gross: $210.61M
45. Bad Channels (1992 Video)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Music