Legacy of Terror 2019

This book contains the reviews of 100 sequels, 20 prequels and 60 remakes.

For each category, installments are sorted in order of preference. The ranking of each film is established by the sum of 8 types of ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, story, creativity, acting, quality and creepiness.

Each film description contains a synopsis, a list of attributed genres, a list of moods, eight ratings and a three-paragraph review.

Movie Styles

Here is a list of movies ranked from the best to the worst using the average of eight different ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, creepiness, story, creativity, acting and quality. Select a style to narrow your search. Additionally, you can include or exclude anthology films.

Horror Movie Rating Priorities for Steve Hutchison

Note: styles are specific film subdivisions. Some movies belong to multiple styles. Styles can be subdivisions of subgenres or subgenre hybrids. They can also originate from a film era, a cinematic style, a cult audience or a particular market.

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1992
A vampire holds a lawyer captive inside his castle and seduces his girlfriend.
1996
Two criminals take a family hostage in order to cross the Mexican border and take refuge in a bar for the night.
1993
A teenager struggles not to feed on humans and spread her curse after being brought back to life by a toxic gas that turned her into a zombie.
1998
A woman steals a possessed doll used as evidence in a murder investigation and reanimates it using voodoo magic.
1987
The ghost of a prom queen terrorizes the students of a high school.
1988
On Halloween night, partying teenagers stir up spirits inside an abandoned house after a seance.
1994
Teenagers unknowingly carry a demon curse from a haunted house to their school on Halloween night.
1996
Aboard a spaceship, a scientist attempts to destroy a cursed puzzle box created by his ancestor.
1999
A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest creation in order to repair it.
1987
A revenant manipulates his ex-lover into seducing and killing men so he can restitute his flesh using their blood.
1988
An institutionalized murder suspect who recently defeated a demon attempts to convince her doctor she is innocent.
2004
A serial killer is stalking and murdering the employees and guests of a paradise island.
2007
An ex-stuntman stalks different groups of women.
1995
An alien hybrid escaped from a laboratory is hunted down by a team of specialists.
2009
A bottling factory unknowingly supplies a batch of contaminated water to a high school before prom night.
1992
A university student writing her thesis on local urban legends meddles with a dangerous ghost.
2013
A couple put a struggling family man and his friend through a series of increasingly twisted dares.
1987
A man cheats on his wife with a dangerous woman.
2000
A wealthy investment banking executive grows increasingly insane.
2001
Four teenagers uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground bomb shelter.
1987
Three women date a man who can cast magic spells.
2009
A possessed high school cheerleader turns into a succubus.
2017
While spying on his babysitter, a boy discovers something horrible.
2019
A man tries to renovate a rundown mansion that doesn’t appreciate his presence.
2015
A father helps two stranded young women who knock on his door.
1993
A journalist becomes the center of attention for a teenager who proceeds to sabotage his life after he refuses her sexual advances.
1983
A cable-TV programmer investigates an unknown frequency that may be broadcasting snuff films.
1993
A woman moves into an apartment building with a complex surveillance system where a murder recently occurred.
1992
A police detective investigates a murder case in which a seductive crime author is the prime suspect.
2009
A mad doctor kidnaps and stitches together three tourists from anus to mouth.

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