Fifty Shades of Terror 2019: 50 Reviews of Black & White Horror Films

This book contains 50 reviews of horror movies shot in black and white. The reviews are sorted from the last position to the first one. The ranking of each production is established by the sum of 7 ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, story, creativity, acting & quality. Each film description contains a synopsis, a list of attributed genres, emotions evoked, seven 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.

Displaying 1 - 30 of 97
1980
Secluded in a remote hotel for the winter, a family is terrorized by ghosts.
1990
An injured author is held captive by a deranged fan of his.
1960
A woman steals a large sum of money and hides in a motel owned by a strange man.
1983
A murderer released from a psychiatric institution questions his sanity.
1991
An ex-convict takes his revenge on the lawyer who defended him.
1986
A hitchhiker stalks a driver and frames him for his murders.
1987
A man cheats on his wife with a dangerous woman.
2001
Four teenagers uncover and explore the depths of a sealed underground bomb shelter.
2019
A pair of criminals break into a suburban home and stumble upon the dark secret of two sadistic homeowners.
2019
Three friends find themselves stranded on a yacht in the middle of the ocean after a brutal argument.
2007
A teenager living under house arrest becomes convinced his neighbor is a serial killer.
1992
A pregnant widow loses her child and takes her revenge on her dead husband's rape victim.
1994
A rafting expert and her family take on a pair of armed thieves while navigating a violent river.
2019
After being attacked on the street, a young man enlists at a local dojo led by a mysterious sensei.
1991
A woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape an abusive relationship.
1993
A journalist becomes the center of attention for a teenager who proceeds to sabotage his life after he refuses her sexual advances.
1993
A woman moves into an apartment building with a complex surveillance system where a murder recently occurred.
1954
A wheelchair-bound photographer believes one of his neighbors is a murderer.
1992
A police detective investigates a murder case in which a seductive crime author is the prime suspect.
1997
A wealthy man participates in a mysterious game that threatens his life.
2005
A teenage girl attempts to expose a man under suspicion that he is a pedophile.
1992
A woman starts to suspect her new roommate might be crazy.
1993
A boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who shows signs of violent behavior.
1990
Mourning his dead child and suffering from a severe case of dissociation, a veteran attempts to uncover his past.
1986
The occupants of a motel die by the hand of a serial killer.
2007
A woman commits a hit-and-run, then finds her fate tied to her victim.
1998
A woman steals a large sum of money from her employer and hides in a motel owned by a mysterious man.
1990
A couple with a newborn baby don't realize that the nanny they hired is a nymph who sacrifices children.
2007
A couple traveling on a deserted road comes across a dangerous hitchhiker.
2014
Following their father's death, four children are imprisoned, starved and tortured by their grandmother.

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My Movie Reviews

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My Nightmare Diary

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