Movie Styles

Movie Styles, Ranked

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 458
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.
1986
A nerdy florist develops a relationship with a talking plant that grows when it is fed human blood.
1982
A shady mask factory plots to decimate the children population worldwide on Halloween night using a rigged live broadcast.
1985
The employees of a medical supply warehouse come in contact with a toxic gas that turns the living and the dead into contagious brain-eating revenants.
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.
1988
Alien clowns from outer space terrorize a small town.
1986
Alien brain parasites turn their hosts into zombies.
1988
Mistaken for Easter eggs, unhatched alien creatures are used as decoration by townsfolk.
1986
While attempting to confirm the death of a revenant, a teenager instead re-animates his past assailer, allowing him to resume his murder spree.
1989
After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead.
1986
A former marshal infiltrates an underground cannibal hideout to rescue an abducted night radio host.
1982
An infamous vengeful teenager murderer confined to a lake cheats death and return to his old killing patterns.
1984
A supernatural serial killer considered slayed escapes a morgue to return to the lake where he once drowned.
2009
A bottling factory unknowingly supplies a batch of contaminated water to a high school before prom night.
2018
Puppets gathered for auction at a convention are magically animated and kill everyone.
1985
A boy gone bald uses a magic recipe given to him by ghosts to grow back his hair.
2009
A mad doctor kidnaps and stitches together three tourists from anus to mouth.
2011
A security guard obsessed by a horror movie attempts to recreate his favorite scenes by kidnapping people and stitching them together.
2003
A scientist who discovered how to reanimate the dead is sent to prison where he resumes his experiments.
1985
An industrial saboteur is hired to investigate a popular product with abnormal properties.
1990
A medical students attempts to re-animate his dead girlfriend using body parts from dismembered prostitutes.
1988
Two cousins become addicted to a horoscope hotline that grants wishes in return for evil favors.
1991
A garbage truck driver unleashes a troll that plots to transform children into wooden dolls on Halloween.
1988
A leaking barrel of toxic waste infects a town and triggers a plague of the undead.
2000
A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and awaken demons.
1986
Eight friends are trapped after hours in a shopping mall and pursued by three defective security robots.
1991
A murderer kills off people at a horror movie marathon organized in an abandoned theater.
1988
Gifted with psychic abilities she cannot inhibit and subject to a therapy, a troubled teenager believes a murderer is after her.

Pages

Icons of Terror 2020: 24 Monsters, 24 Horror Movie Franchises

This book analyzes 145 horror films grouped in 24 franchises. These franchises feature an antagonist, or villain, who has been present in all or most films. These antagonists are so iconic that they have, in all cases, generated multiple sequels. All movies included in this book are rated and ranked.

Masters of Terror 2020: Stuart Gordon's Filmography

This book contains the synopses and reviews of the darkest films in Stuart Gordon’s filmography. The movies are ranked.

Subgenres of Terror 2020: Apocalyptic Diseases

Two popular subgenres converge. Film critic Steve Hutchison covers 50 excellent apocalyptic disease films and ranks them mathematically. A synopsis, five ratings, and a review are provided for each film. How many have you seen?

Subgenres of Terror 2020: Apocalyptic Films

Included in this book are 50 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent apocalyptic films.

Apocalyptic films depict destruction, violence, fear, famine, and the terror that precede the end of civilization.

Each book in the Subgenres of Terror 2020 collection contains a ranked thematic watchlist.

Subgenres of Terror 2020: Disease Films

Included in this book are 50 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent disease films.

Disease films depict infections, viruses, contagion, sickness, and disabilities.

Each book in the Subgenres of Terror 2020 collection contains a ranked thematic watchlist.