Faces of Terror 2017

This book presents 64 types of antagonists. Short lists of horror or horror-adjacent movies featuring these antagonists are suggested. The movies are ranked in order of preference. The antagonists are divided in five categories: viscera, society, science, folklore and afterlife.

Each film description contains a synopsis and a star rating.

Movie Classification

Horror Movies by Genres, Subgenres, Antagonists, Moods, Tint, Realism, Franchise Relationship, Audio, Release Year, Title and More

Horror Movie Rating Priorities for Steve Hutchison

This is a list of all our movie reviews in chronological order, alphabetical order or publication order. They can be sorted from the most recent film to the oldest, or from the oldest film to the latest. They can also be sorted alphabetically based on their title. Additionally, they can be sorted by date published.

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You can narrow your search by selecting the following classification methods: genres, subgenres, moods (ambiances) & treats (antagonists). Choose whether you want to include or exclude anthology films. Anthologies are compilation of short films. You can also choose between color films or black and white films. You can also choose a type of realism. Realism can be plausible, supernatural or surreal. Movies can be silent or spoken. Movies can be part of a franchise. They can be original installments, sequels, prequels, remakes, re-imagining or spin-offs.

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1920
A scientist discovers a potion that makes people purely evil.
1920
A somnambulist's fatalistic predictions attract the suspicions of townsfolk.
1922
A vampire purchases a residence from an estate agent who he selects as his new victim.
1925
A mad disfigured composer seeks the love of an opera singer.
1925
After a wolf blood transfusion, a man believes he's turning into a wolf.
1926
A demon wagers with God that he can corrupt a man's soul.
1931
A doctor tests a potion he created on himself and becomes evil.
1931
A scientist gives life to a creature made of parts from exhumed corpses.
1931
A travelling solicitor is preyed upon by a hermit who drinks human blood.
1932
Five travelers find shelter in a bizarre family estate.
1932
A scientist who conducts experiments in evolution establishes himself as the leader of a team of humanoids.
1932
An archaeologist resuscitates a mummy.
1932
A circus' trapeze artist marries the leader of side-show performers for his inheritance.
1933
A scientist discovers a formula that makes him invisible and increasingly evil.
1933
Missing people and corpses lead a reporter to a wax museum owned by a strange sculptor.
1933
A man travels to an island where he finds the offspring of a giant ape he was once prey to.
1933
A film crew travels to a distant island where giant creatures are rumored to exist.
1934
Newlyweds become trapped in the home of a Satan worshiper.
1935
The juice of a rare flower is the only thing keeping a doctor from transforming into a werewolf during a full moon.
1935
Two scientists experimenting with the afterlife bait one of their creations with another.

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