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Henry Frankenstein", who creates a monster, by taking body parts Synopsis: Six years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia Essie Davis is at a loss. She struggles to discipline Synopsis: Based on Peter Benchley's best-selling novel, Steven Spielberg's shark saga set the standard for the New Hollywood popcorn blockbuster Synopsis: A mysterious stranger, his face swathed in bandages and his eyes obscured by dark spectacles, has taken a room at Synopsis: "In space, no one can hear you scream. Because Psycho was filmed with tact, grace, and art, Hitchcock didn't just create modern horror, he validated it.
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Frankenstein is forced to tempt fate once again by creating a suitable mate for his monster Caligari Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari set a brilliantly high bar for the genre -- and remains terrifying nearly a century after it first stalked the screen. Synopsis: In one of the most influential films of the silent era, Werner Krauss plays the title character, a sinister hypnotist Synopsis: Now that Chris and his girlfriend, Rose, have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend Synopsis: Haunted by an unexplainable and unresolved trauma from her past and compounded by a string of eerie coincidences, Adelaide feels What a pathetic list.
Has the writer just finished Film Studies at university? Well, there sure are a lot of idiots out there. Zombieland a horror movie? Let the right one in two times on the list?!?? I understand that this list is based on critic ratings, but it still sucks. Where the hell were the grudge movies on this list? Also, maybe more diversity with the release dates — like I come from a generation that cannot appreciate black and white films, im sorry, I apologize, im young and stupid and I live in color. Top Box Office. Jester McGree. What's the Tomatometer? Follow Us.
Adjusted Score: Critics Consensus: The Howling packs enough laughs into its lycanthropic carnage to distinguish it from other werewolf entries, with impressive visual effects adding some bite. Directed By: Joe Dante. Critics Consensus: Eerie and satirical, Motel Hell has no vacancy when it comes to low-brow horror gags. Directed By: Kevin Connor.
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Critics Consensus: The cracks are starting to show in John Carpenter's directorial instincts, but Christine is nonetheless silly, zippy fun. Directed By: John Carpenter. Critics Consensus: If it falls short of the deadly satire of Bret Easton Ellis's novel, American Psycho still finds its own blend of horror and humor, thanks in part to a fittingly creepy performance by Christian Bale. Directed By: Mary Harron. Critics Consensus: Elevated by writer-director Clive Barker's fiendishly unique vision, Hellraiser offers a disquieting - and sadistically smart - alternative to mindless gore.
Directed By: Clive Barker. Critics Consensus: With an outrageous premise played completely straight, Black Sheep is a violent, grotesque, and very funny movie that takes B-movie lunacy to a delirious extreme. Directed By: Jonathan King.
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Critics Consensus: The rare slasher with enough intelligence to wind up the tension between bloody outbursts, Black Christmas offers fiendishly enjoyable holiday viewing for genre fans. Directed By: Bob Clark. Critics Consensus: A cool and hip grindhouse throwback, Planet Terror is an unpredictable zombie thrillride.