Decades of Terror: 1930-2018

Steve Hutchison analyzed horror movie decades between the 1930’s and 2018 and came up with ranked lists.

Each film description contains a synopsis, attributed genres, a list of ambiances involved, seven ratings and a three-paragraph review.

Horror Anthology Films

This is a list of horror adjacent and horror anthology films.

You can narrow your search results by selecting a mood, a genre, a subgenre and/or an antagonist. You can also specify a release year range.

You will get a list of movies ranked from the best to the worst using the sum of eight different ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, creepiness, story, creativity, acting and quality.

Horror Movie Rating Priorities
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1982
A monster escapes from a horror comic book and visits a battered boy to inspire him in his vengeance scheme.
1987
A storytelling specter assists a boy in plotting revenge against bullies.
1983
Different sets of people experiment supernatural phenomena.
2007
A Halloween night turns into a blood bath for different groups of people connected to each other.
1985
A stray cat meets evil wherever it goes.
2017
A television personality who debunks supernatural myths investigates three cases of ghost manifestations.
1990
A child tells a woman who wants to eat him three dark stories in order to buy time.
1997
A bunch of teenagers whose car broken down tell each other scary stories around a campfire.
1975
Different socially struggling individuals meet their dark fate.
1996
Different people become victims of evil forces.
1972
Five people meet a crypt guardian who has a story for each of them.
1993
A coroner tells the dark stories of three corpses.
1990
Two stories of twisted romance by Edgar Allan Poe are presented.
2008
Three women share a dark fate.
1993
A famous writer trespasses in the catacombs of a monastery to read the pages of a sacred book.
2015
Three dark fairy tales intertwine.
2015
Different people die in related ways.
2015
Christmas night turns into mayhem for different people.
1990
Two brothers and their cousin tell each other spooky stories.
1995
A funeral home owner tells three drug dealers the last stories of his recent customers.
Decades of Terror 2019: 1990's Slasher Films

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing slasher films from the 1990’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Clowns & Horror

Clowns are performers fond of physical comedy. Some are funny, some are scary. Some love children, some hate them. They are a major archetype of horror movies. In this book, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews and ranks 50 of the best horror movies featuring clowns ever released. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 1980's Slasher Films

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing slasher films from the 1980’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Dolls & Horror

Bisques, fetish dolls, plush, ventriloquist dummies, voodoo dolls, worry dolls; dolls come in various shapes and forms. They are a major archetype of horror movies. In this book, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews and ranks 50 of the best horror movies featuring dolls ever released. How many have you seen?

Robots & Horror

Robots are machines capable of carrying complex actions. They can be autonomous or semi-autonomous, they can be cyborgs or androids, and they are often driven by artificial intelligence. They are a major archetype of horror movies. In this book, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews and ranks 50 of the best horror movies featuring robots ever released. How many have you seen?