Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Best Slasher Movies - List Part I

  

Best Slasher Horror Films - Part I
(1960 - 1970 - 1980)

| Part I | Part II |

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100+ Slasher Movies and Counting...

TOO SCARY 2 WATCH now presents a list of Slasher horror films (arranged by year) that we believe may be worth checking out if you love slasher flicks like we do. The list (divided into two parts) will continue to be updated as we continued to find more slashers that we feel are worthy of being added. In saying that, we've done our best to create a versatile list consisting of good slashers movies, popular slashers movies, underrated slashers movies, remakes, and even a few of the wacky ones as well.




Michael Myers, Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger, Candyman, Normal Bates and more!

Our initial goal was to create a list of genuine slashers, but we have since, decided to break the rules and include movies that in our opinion, aren't real slashers.


Our generic slasher film definition:

Slashers: - Are movies where a group of individuals, mostly teens (or young adults), are stalked and murdered typically one by one, by a masked killer and/or deformed or deranged psychopath (the 80's used the escaped mental patient theme a lot). In slashers, most of the time, the characters (or main character) are clueless to the fact that people are being murdered until everyone is almost dead.  

In our opinion, there are glaring differences between slashers, serial killer movies, home invasion movies, and breakdown/backwoods style movies, but for the sake of keeping things simple, we've decided to go ahead and cross sub-genres. We've provided a variety of slasher horror films, some that definitely fit the slasher criteria, along with others that may be open for interpretation.

So with versatility in mind, we've done our best to create a list consisting of good slashers, popular slashers, underrated slashers, sleezy slashers, B-slashers, campy slashers, supernatural slashers, giallo slashers, gory slashers and even some of the really lame slashers as well. As stated above, It can be argued whether some of the movies on the list are actually slasher movies (depending on ones definition of Slasher) ... nevertheless, we've provided a variety of slasher horror films, some that definitely fit the slasher criteria, along with others that maybe open for interpretation.
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Disclaimer

Some of the movies on the list, in our opinion, aren't necessarily good movies, but were chosen to be included for a variety of different reasons.

Thanks and enjoy!

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A disturbed filmmaker (Carl Boehm) literally kills with his camera in this ahead-of-its-time shocker from revered British director Michael Powell. Like the same year's Psycho, this film's combination of voyeurism, eroticism and horror repelled some 1960 critics, but its cult reputation soared in later years. Moira Shearer (star of Powell's The Red Shoes) makes an appearance, as does Powell himself (as Boehm's father in flashback).

Director: Michael Powell
NR
101 mins



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When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane (Janet Leigh) goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where twitchy manager Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) cares for his housebound mother. The place seems quirky but fine … until Marion decides to take a shower. Director Alfred Hitchcock's Oscar-nominated shocker has been terrifying viewers for decades -- and for good reason.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
NR
108 mins




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A disturbed boy kills his father with his farm tractor and his arm is mangled in the process. He's taken to a mental hospital where he's outfitted with a hook to replace his lost hand and, years later, he's eventually released from the asylum. He returns home to find his mother has remarried, which sets him off on a murderous rampage.

Director: Marc B. Ray
R-Rated
90 mins







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Terror reigns inside a sorority house a few days before Christmas break as a series of menacing phone calls -- and the discovery of a dead girl's body -- transform yuletide cheer into fear. Margot Kidder, Olivia Hussey and Andrea Martin ("SCTV") co-star as just a few of the petrified sisters at the mercy of an unseen stalker in this 1970s horror gem from director Robert Clark, who told a much happier holiday tale with his 1983 classic, A Christmas Story.

Director: Bob Clark
R-Rated
97 mins





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Director Tobe Hooper's horror classic is a gruesome reminder that a movie need not be complicated to scare the daylights out of viewers. Sally (Marilyn Burns), her wheelchair-bound brother (Paul A. Partain) and their friends travel to a vandalized graveyard to see if their grandfather's remains are intact. En route, they come upon chainsaw-wielding maniac Leatherface (Gunnar Hansen), and it's a fight to the bloody death between good and evil.

Director: Tobe Hooper
R-Rated
84 mins

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aka Communion

After Alice Spages (Paula E. Sheppard) winds up dead in a church on the day of her first communion, all fingers point to her sister, Karen (Brooke Shields), who has always both despised Alice and wanted to be her. Their mother, Catherine (Linda Miller), doesn't know what or who to believe. Alfred Sole directs this chilling and fascinating film, in which a young Shields makes her big screen debut. Mildred Clinton co-stars.

Director: Alfred Sole
R-Rated
106 mins

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A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Arkansas. Loosely based on a true story.

R-Rated
86 mins


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Michael Myers, who just escaped from a mental hospital, goes on a murderous rampage on Halloween night after returning to his hometown of Haddonfield, Ill. Inexplicably, his prize victim seems to be babysitter Laurie (Jamie Lee Curtis). Psychiatrist Dr. Loomis (Donald Pleasence) is on a mission to stop Myers in this slasher classic, which John Carpenter co-writes and directs. Nancy Kyes and Charles Cyphers co-star.

Director: John Carpenter
R-Rated
91 mins




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Terror reigns inside an unassuming Los Angeles apartment building, where an unhinged handyman is hard at work on a disquieting new project: fixing "immoral" women's flaws with screwdrivers, hammers and an arsenal of razor-sharp power tools. Dennis Donnelly directs this grizzly exploitation offering from the 1970s, presented here in the same raw, uncensored form that shocked audiences more than 30 years ago.

Director: Dennis Donnelly
R-Rated
93 mins




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In his cult horror classic, director Abel Ferrara stars (under the pseudonym Jimmy Laine) as down-on-his-luck artist Reno Miller, who takes out his frustrations with city living on innocent New Yorkers. As the title suggests, his murder weapon of choice is an ordinary power tool -- but the damage Miller inflicts is hardly ordinary. The film's supporting cast includes Carolyn Marz, Baybi Day and Harry Schultz.

Director: Abel Ferrara
Not-Rated
96 mins


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A petrified baby-sitter, a relentlessly ringing telephone and whispered threats set the stage for this suspense-packed, hair-raising chiller. A string of menacing phone calls unnerves baby-sitter Jill Johnson (Carol Kane). When a compulsive shamus (Charles Durning) enters the scene to nab the caller -- a deranged killer -- Jill thinks all is well. But seven years later, the maniac returns to ruthlessly torment Jill, who's now a wife and mother.

Director: Fred Walton
R-Rated
97 mins



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You Better Watch Out (Original Title)

The winter weather isn't the only thing that's frightful about this unconventional holiday offering about a toy maker whose obsession with Christmas spirals dangerously out of control. After enduring a traumatic childhood in which he learned there was no such thing as Santa Claus, Harry Stadling (Brandon Maggart) takes it upon himself to judge the "naughty" and the "nice." But instead of spreading cheer, he opts for fear.

Director: Lewis Jackson
R-Rated 
92 mins
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Abused as a child by his sadistic mother -- who continued to keep a tight psychological grip on him into adulthood -- disturbed loner Donny Kohler (Dan Grimaldi) unleashes his pent-up misogyny when mommy dearest passes away. Luring unsuspecting women to his home, Donny shackles his victims in a fireproof room ... where they end up on the business end of a flamethrower in this twisted shocker from director Joseph Ellison.

Director: Joseph Ellison
R-Rated 
82 mins



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Brian De Palma directs this 1980 murder mystery. When a middle-aged wife and mother (Angie Dickinson) begins to doubt her own attractiveness, she turns to her therapist (Michael Caine), who declines her advances. But after her mysterious murder in an elevator, the detective assigned to the case (Dennis Franz) is content to do little to solve it, so a prostitute who witnessed the crime teams with the victim's only son to find out the truth.

Director: Brian De Palma
R-Rated 
104 mins



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Twenty years after several mysterious deaths shut it down, Camp Crystal Lake reopens -- but the place clearly hasn't shaken its "death curse," as a deranged killer terrorizes the teen counselors in this original version of the classic slasher flick. Gruesome makeup and effects, a nubile cast (including a young Kevin Bacon) and an iconic villain make this horror film a genre-defining classic for the ages.

R-Rated
95 mins


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A slashing psychopath goes on a killing spree, murdering young would-be brides and other wedding party members. It looks like another case of a jilted lover taking it out on every other bride and groom he can find. But a detective -- whose fiancée was a victim of the killer -- figures it's time to avenge his beloved's death. Tom Hanks makes his movie debut in a small role. Armand Mastroianni directs.

R-Rated 
93 mins
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Although his mother mistreated him and is now dead, Frank (Joe Spinell), a photographer by day, misses her. In a grotesque act of reminiscence, he kills young women at night and puts their scalps on mannequins masquerading around his New York apartment. He befriends a fellow photographer, but soon his day and night lives begin to meld, blurring the lines of reality. William Lustig directs this disturbing tale known for its graphic violence.

Director: William Lustig
Not-Rated
88 mins
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Three female friends (Nancy Hendrickson, Deborah Luce and Tiana Pierce) head to the woods to remember their collegiate good times, all the while with no idea they're being hunted by a dysfunctional hillbilly family. Mother (Beatrice Pons) is teaching her backwoods boys (Holden McGuire and Michael McCleery) how to rape, torture and kill young women -- and her adept pupils are more than willing to practice their lessons.

Director: Charles Kaufman
R-Rated 
90 mins


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As a nationally televised New Year's Eve celebration rocks toward countdown mania, host Diane Sullivan (Roz Kelly) gets an ominous on-air call from a sadistic killer promising murder at the stroke of midnight -- one kill for each time zone -- with Sullivan last. True to his word, he strikes. And as victims face a brutal death, authorizes scramble to find a madman who may be closer to Sullivan than anyone knows.

Director: Emmett Alston
R-Rated 
85 mins




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Prom queen Kim Hammond (Jamie Lee Curtis) is one of four teenagers terrorized by a dark secret from the past in this classic slasher film. Six years prior to the prom, four kids antagonize another child, which results in her death. Flash forward to high school, and the same four begin receiving vengeful phone calls from a witness to the "accident." Come prom night, the four friends will meet their axe-wielding stalker. Leslie Nielsen co-stars.

Director: Paul Lynch
R-Rated
89 mins




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A fraternity prank goes wrong and lands one student in a mental institution. Four years later, when his frat brothers host a costume party on a train to celebrate their graduation, the student sees this as his opportunity to exact revenge. He sneaks on the train and begins killing the partygoers one at a time, masking himself in the costumes of his victims. Will anyone make it off the train alive? Features Jamie Lee Curtis and David Copperfield.

R-Rated 
87 mins



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22. Bloody Birthday (1981)

Debbie (Elizabeth Hoy), Curtis (Billy Jayne) and Steven (Andy Freeman) aren't like other 10-year-olds, and it's not just because they were born during a solar eclipse. Instead of normal kids' games, they prefer a rousing round of murder, offing their parents, teachers and playground rivals. "Miss" Julie Brown of MTV fame co-stars in this early-1980s horror-thriller.

Director: Ed Hunt
R-Rated 
85 mins






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Years after a summer camp janitor (Lou David) is severely burned and disfigured as the result of a teenage prank gone awry, he's released from the local insane asylum and returns to the scene of the crime to seek revenge against those who harmed him. Several yet-to-be-famous stars pop up in this classic teen horror flick, including Oscar winner Holly Hunter and Jason Alexander of "Seinfeld."

Director: Tony Maylam
R-Rated
91 mins


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Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, Paul (John Furey) opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away. A sexually-charged group of counselors follow -- including child psychologist major Ginny (Amy Steel). When the counselors learn that the sole survivor of the previous massacre was killed shortly after, they worry that Mrs. Vorhees's son Jason might be out to avenge his mother's death.

Director: Steve Miner
R-Rated
86 mins



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Carnival of Terror (Original Title)
  
Teenage fun begets terror when two young couples spend the night inside a creepy carnival funhouse, where even the most harmless of objects can take on a distorted and sinister glare. Things really heat up when the kids play witness to a brutal murder at the hands of a disfigured killer who traps them inside with no way out and forces them to relive their waking nightmare. Elizabeth Berridge (Amadeus) co-stars.

Director: Tobe hooper
R-Rated 
95 mins




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This bloodier sequel picks up where the original ended, with an injured Jamie Lee Curtis recuperating in the hospital from her showdown with murderous psycho Michael Myers. What she doesn't know is that Michael is licking his wounds in a nearby room. After Michael busts loose, he embarks on a new killing spree while Dr. Loomis (Donald Pleasence) tries to track him down. First-timer Rick Rosenthal directs John Carpenter's script.

Director: Rick Rosenthal
R-Rated
92 mins



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Virginia (Melissa Sue Anderson) has just survived a tragic accident that's blacked out parts of her memory. But now she's back at school with her popular friends, and she's glad to start over. Days before she turns 18, however, the trauma resurfaces as her friends die off one by one, victims of an as-yet-unknown killer. Virginia begins to wonder whether it's her, but since she can't remember certain moments, she's not quite sure.

Director: J. Lee Thompson
R-Rated
110 mins

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Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion where they get killed off one by one by the monstrous surviving members of a family massacre years earlier for trespassing on their living grounds.

Director: Tom DeSimone
R-Rated
101 mins
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A few friends take to the woods for some R & R, foolishly nay-saying the warnings of the local sheriff and a madman who cries about demons in the forest. Soon, though, the "interlopers" hope they'll live to regret their decision. A crazed, deformed killer begins stalking and slaying them one by one as punishment for invading "his" woods. Chris Lemmon, Gregg Henry, George Kennedy and Deborah Benson-Wald star. Jeff Lieberman directs.

Director: Jeff Lieberman
R-Rated
90 mins
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Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the remaining crewmembers and warned the town not to celebrate Valentine's Day again. When a group of teenagers decides to defy that order, a murderous maniac in mining gear begins dispatching townsfolk in bloody and creative ways.

Director: George Mihalka
R-Rated
90 mins

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On the night of her graduation dance in 1945, Rosemary and her date were brutally murdered by a prowler thought to be a jilted soldier home from the war. The killer was never found. Thirty years later, the dance is held again for the first time since that horrific evening, and the grads are ready to party ... but once again, something terrible awaits the teens of this sleepy town. Who will meet their grisly ends at the hands of The Prowler?

Director: Joseph Zito
R-Rated
88 mins


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Dr. Bain (Donald Pleasence) precariously presides over an eerie asylum that houses its fair share of eccentrics and very dangerous figures, including the murderous Frank Hawkes (Jack Palance) and the holier-than-thou Byron "Preacher"Sutcliff (Martin Landau). Not even the arrival of kindly Dr. Dan Potter (Dwight Schultz) on the scene can keep everyone in check. And when the lights go out mysteriously all over town, mayhem starts to rule.

Director: Jack Sholder
R-Rated 
92 mins




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Even taking an axe to the head, Jason Voorhees (Richard Brooker) is still donning a hockey mask and stalking targets. This time, he hits up "Higgin's Haven" to terrorize Chili (Rachel Howard), Chuck (David Katims), Chris (Dana Kimmell), Shelly (Larry Zerner), Debbie (Tracie Savage), Vera (Catherine Parks) and Andy (Jeffrey Rogers). The friends' idyllic summer in the woods, which was supposed to be all about sex, is about to take a bad turn.

Director: Steve Miner
R-Rated
96 mins
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This slasher classic follows six counselors working at a summer camp. After hearing the tale of a local psycho who murdered his family and who will supposedly appear if someone calls his name, a cocky preteen tempts fate by doing just that.

Director: Joe Giannone
R-Rated 
88 mins





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It's all fun and games till someone gets an eye poked out, and that could easily happen when escaped psycho Russ Thorn runs amok with a power drill, terrorizing teens with his grisly antics. Young Trish Devereaux (Michele Michaels) throws a slumber party and, naturally, a gaggle of randy boys turns up. But when Thorn crashes the bash, the mood turns gruesome. As the teens go toes up one by one, three brave girls draft a plan to stop the killer.

Director: Amy Holden Jones
R-Rated
82 mins


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Shortly after American mystery novelist Peter Neal (Anthony Franciosa) lands in Rome on a book tour, a rash of grisly murders -- patterned after the slayings in his new novel -- sweep the city. With the police scratching their heads, Neal launches his own investigation. Veronica Lario portrays Neal's ex-lover and John Saxon plays his publicist in this twisty giallo shocker from Italian horror-meister Dario Argento.

Director: Dario Argento
R-Rated
110 mins

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37. Curtains (1983)

Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.

Director: Richard Ciupka
R-Rated 
89 mins

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38. The Final Terror (1983)

Directed by Andrew Davis (The Fugitive, Holes), this blood-soaked thriller presents a time-honored plot of teen boys and their girlfriends expecting good times on a vacation in the woods -- only to have the excursion dissolve into a nightmare. But one detail sets this horror flick apart: It features several future stars -- including Daryl Hannah, Joe Pantoliano, Rachel Ward and Adrian Zmed -- in some of their earliest movie roles.

Director: Andrew Davis
R-Rated 
82 mins

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After a confrontation with their housemother (Lois Kelso Hunt), seven sorority sisters plot revenge -- which leads to an accidental death. Despite the girls' efforts to cover up their crime, they find themselves targeted by someone -- or something -- who knows what they did. Directed by Mark Rosman (A Cinderella Story), this gleefully low-budget 1980s horror flick features ample doses of sex and gore.

Director: Mark Rosman
R-Rated
92 mins
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Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins) comes home in the terrifying sequel to one of Alfred Hitchcock's most suspenseful movies. After years of rehab in a mental institution, Norman returns to the family home, but is he really free of the henpecking from his "mother"? Vera Miles reprises her role from the original movie, still haunted by Norman's brutal murder of her sister years before. Meg Tilly and Dennis Franz co-star. Richard Franklin directs.

Director: Richard Franklin
R-Rated
113 mins
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Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker (Original Title)

An orphaned teenager finds himself being dominated by his aunt who's hell-bent on keeping him with her...at all costs.

Director: William Asher
R-Rated 
96 mins

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When the happy and hormonal teenage campers of Camp Arawak begin to die in a series of horrible accidents, they discover that someone -- or something -- has turned their summer of fun into a vacation to dismember. Has a dark secret returned from the camp's past ... or will an unspeakable horror end the season forever? This gruesome cult classic stars Felissa Rose as the mysterious introvert Angela.

Director: Robert Hiltzik
R-Rated
84 mins



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Hockey-masked psychopath Jason Vorhees is back in business at Camp Crystal Lake in the fourth (but far from final) installment of the popular horror franchise. As randy teens are slain one by one, Tommy Jarvis (Corey Feldman) concocts a plan to distract the killer. Makeup master Tom Savini provides much of the wince-inducing gore, and actor Crispin Glover turns in an atypical performance as a stud in training.

Director: Joseph Zito
R-Rated  
91 mins

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Tormented by recurring nightmares, sorority pledge Kelly must come to terms with her visions to get through an initiation that requires her to spend the night in an empty department store. But an escaped psychopathic killer is targeting the pledges.

Director: Larry Stewart
R-Rated  
97 mins

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Years after being burned alive by a mob of angry parents, child murderer Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) returns to haunt the dreams -- and reality -- of local teenagers in Wes Craven's spine-chilling slasher classic. As the town's teens begin dropping like flies, Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) and her boyfriend, Glen (Johnny Depp, in his big-screen debut), devise a plan to lure the monster out of the realm of nightmares and into the real world.

Director: Wes Craven
R-Rated 
92 mins

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Years after witnessing his parents perish at the hands of a burglar disguised as Santa Claus, Billy Chapman dons a Kris Kringle suit of his own and goes on a terrible holiday killing spree, finally returning to the abusive orphanage that raised him. 'Tis the season for yuletide mayhem! Charles E. Sellier Jr. directs this horror cult favorite, co-starring Robert Brian Wilson and Lilyan Chauvin.

R-Rated 
85 mins

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Having landed in a mental hospital after "killing" Jason in The Final Chapter, an older Tommy (now played by John Shepard) is released to a halfway house populated by the usual maladjusted teens. Then, surprise, the grisly murders begin anew. Has the homicidal hockey goalie returned from the dead, or is Tommy turning into Jason himself? Juliette Cummins and Deborah Vorhees co-star, with Dick Wieand appearing as Jason.

Director: Danny Steinmann
R-Rated 
92 mins




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A teenager who accidentally committed matricide finds himself being hunted together with his girlfriend and mates by his now crazed father.

Director: Buddy Cooper
R-Rated 
86 mins


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A girl's ability to telepathically communicate with insects subjects her to ridicule, but it may help catch a serial killer at her boarding school. She works with an entomologist who thinks he can use the bugs at each crime scene to solve the crime.

Director: Dario Argento
R-Rated 
110 mins



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A group of college friends gather together at rich heiress Muffy's (Deborah Foreman) island mansion to celebrate their final year of  school. They soon discover that each has a hidden secret, but as the secrets are revealed, those people end up dead. But are they really dead, or just part of a very cruel April Fool's joke? The hostess supposedly knows what's going on, but maybe she's not the one orchestrating the deaths.

Director: Fred Walton
R-Rated
90 mins



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As a child, Tommy (Thom Mathews) killed Jason Voorhees, the demented serial killer whose exploits landed many a corpse at the bottom of Crystal Lake. Years later, Tommy is losing sleep over a nagging question: Is Jason really dead? When Tommy and a friend visit the cemetery to dig up the murderer's grave, they find a well-rested Jason ready to spill blood again. Rocker Alice Cooper sings the title tune, "He's Back (The Man Behind the Mask)." 

Director: Tom McLoughlin
R-Rated
87 mins
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One of the most notorious films of the 1980s still terrifies. Serial killer Henry serves as mentor to dim-witted fellow killer Otis and as the object of his sister's affections. Trouble is, Henry's heart is too hard for friendship to penetrate. Disturbing, chilling and full of knockout power, this cult classic includes a half-hour interview with writer-director John McNaughton. 

Director: John McNaughton
R-Rated
83 mins
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A decade after a cruel prank against a fellow student went horribly  awry, eight friends receive a mysterious invitation to a "private" reunion at their now-closed high school, where they come face-to-face with a frightening figure from their past (Simon Scuddamore). One by one, the once-popular former students fall victim to a twisted, bloody fate, and the only person laughing now is the one getting revenge.

R-Rated
92 mins


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A small-town disc jockey and an embittered Texas Ranger team up to put an end to the murderous affairs of the Sawyer family in this sequel to the cult favorite. The ranger, whose son was killed in the first movie, is determined to get revenge, and the DJ has a tape that may be vital to his search. The pair follows the killers' trail to a slaughterhouse underneath an abandoned amusement park, which has become the Sawyer family's hideout.

Director: Tobe Hooper
R-Rated
100 mins

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It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's (Robert Englund) first victim, Nancy (Heather Langenkamp), came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her frightening nightmares behind her and is helping teens cope with their dreams. Too bad Freddy's decided to herald his return by invading the kids' dreams and scaring them into committing suicide. Patricia Arquette and Laurence Fishburne co-star.

Director: Chuck Russell
Writer: Wes Craven
R-Rated
96 mins

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When the leading diva of Verdi's "Macbeth" is run over by a car, her understudy, Betty (Cristina Marsillach), takes over the role. Things go from bad to worse when a madman begins to kill other members of the cast -- and forces Betty to watch. As the police struggle to find the murderer, Betty begins to realize her death will be the final act if they can't locate the killer in time. Dario Argento directs.

Director: Dario Argento
Unrated
107 mins


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Deliria (original title)

When a lunatic escapes from a local asylum, the stage manager of a musical about a mass killer locks his cast inside the theater, unaware the psycho is inside. As the madman sets his sights on the starring role, rehearsal night becomes a bloodbath. David Brandon, Barbara Cupisti, Robert Gligorov and Giovanni Lombardo Radice star in this early work from Italian giallo director Michele Soavi (The Church, Cemetery Man).

Director: Michele Soavi
Not-Rated 
90 mins
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aka Stepfather I

In this acclaimed thriller classic, Jerry Blake (Terry O'Quinn) expects only one thing from his family -- perfection -- and when he doesn't get it, he doesn't just get angry, he goes mad: completely, psychopathically, homicidally mad. After brutally dispatching one clan, Jerry sets up shop with a single mom (Shelley Hack) and her brooding teen daughter (Jill Schoelen), who immediately suspects there's something not quite right about her dear old stepdad.

Director: Joseph Ruben
R-Rated 
89 mins

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A chubby toy doll named Chucky becomes an instrument of terror in director Tom Holland's unnerving tale of horror. Before cops gun down a serial killer (Brad Dourif), he invokes a spell that transfers his soul into the body of Chucky -- who ends up as a birthday present for 6-year-old Andy Barclay (Alex Vincent). When a rash of murders ensues, he knows Chucky is the culprit, but neither Andy's mother (Catherine Hicks) nor the police believe him.

Director: Tom Holland
R-Rated
87 mins
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Al filo del hacha (original title)

People in a small town are being hacked to pieces by a deranged psychopath wearing a creepy white mask.

R-Rated
90 mins
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The legendary horror series continues. After lying dormant at the bottom of Crystal Lake, Jason is released from his watery grave by Tina (Lar Park-Lincoln), a telekinetic teenager who returned to the site where her father supposedly drowned. She hoped to solve the mystery of his death by using her psychic powers, but she sets off a killing spree helmed by the hockey-masked murderer. Can she control her powers enough to stop Jason?

R-Rated 
88 mins

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The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers (George P. Wilbur), comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This time, it's Michael's niece, Jamie (Danielle Harris), who can't seem to escape her crazy uncle. With Michael on the loose, Jamie enlists the help of good old Dr. Loomis (Donald Pleasence) to stop the murderer. This time, though, there seems to be no end to Michael's madness.

Director: Dwight H. Little
R-Rated 
92 mins

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A group of teenagers spend the night in a furniture store for a graduation party. A psycho killer starts to hunt them down and kill them off.

Director: Skip Schoolnik
R-Rated 
90 mins

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Larry Cohen writes and William Lustig directs this chiller about a psycho in a police uniform who's terrorizing New York City with a series of random slayings. Lt. McCrae (Tom Atkins) believes a real cop is behind the spree and fingers young Officer Jack Forrest (Bruce Campbell). When McCrae becomes the killer's next victim, Forrest and an undercover vice cop (Laurene Landon) strike out on their own to solve the case and clear Forrest's name.

Director: William Lustig
R-Rated
85 mins


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Five years after a series of horrifying murders left Camp Arawak looking like Armageddon, the killer returns to the scene of the crime to work as a camp counselor. But since Angela Baker looks like a normal, everyday 20-something, only she knows what she's truly capable of. New Jersey rocker Bruce Springsteen's younger sister Pamela stars alongside Emilio Estevez's sister Renee in this direct-to-video slasher sequel.

R-Rated 
79 mins


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When Geoffrey (Brian McHugh) and Randy (Sam Rockwell) take little brother Casey (Nathan Forrest Winters) to the circus and make fun of his fear of clowns, they never suspect that a nightmare awaits them later in the evening, when three psychotic clowns terrorize the siblings. It seems that a trio of killers have murdered the clowns at the local circus and assumed their identities for their own twisted purposes.

Director: Victor Salva
R-Rated 
81 mins


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When Geoffrey (Brian McHugh) and Randy (Sam Rockwell) take little brother Casey (Nathan Forrest Winters) to the circus and make fun of his fear of clowns, they never suspect that a nightmare awaits them later in the evening, when three psychotic clowns terrorize the siblings. It seems that a trio of killers have murdered the clowns at the local circus and assumed their identities for their own twisted purposes.

Director: Rob Hedden
R-Rated 
100 mins

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Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers (Don Shanks) is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets his young niece, Jamie (Danielle Harris). Jamie is now recovering in the local children's hospital after attacking her stepmother and losing her voice. Her mental link with her evil uncle may be the key to uprooting her family tree.

R-Rated 
96 mins
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It's late evening the night before a local supermarket goes out of business, and the night crew is busy sweeping up. But things won't stay quiet for long: Register girl Jennifer (Renee Estevez) has an insane ex-boyfriend who's just been sprung from prison, and he's returned to win her back ... at any cost! Soon, the night crew starts dying one by one (talk about a checkout line!). Costars Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi. Scott Spiegel directs. 

Director: Scott Spiegel
R-Rated
83 mins

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Six college students on their weekend vacation are humiliated and killed one by one by a psycho cop.

Director: Wallace Potts
R-Rated
87 mins
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Synopsis taken from IMDB and NetFlix

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The Mothman

1 comment:

Grimm said...

I just got so many movies off here to add to my netflix lol

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