Movie Classification

Movie Classification, Ranked

Here is 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. Select a combination of genressubgenresantagonists or moods to narrow your search. Additionally, you can select a type of realism, a decade, or you can include or exclude anthology films.

Horror Movie Rating Priorities for Steve Hutchison

Note: genres are major film subdivisions. Most movies belong to many genres. The same can be said about subgenres. Subgenres can be subdivisions of genres or genre hybrids. They can also originate from a film era, a cinematic style, a cult audience or a particular market. Most movies belong to many subgenres. Moods are emotions considered crucial to the plot and conveyed through music, dialogue, performances, build-up and pacing. Moods speak to a film's ambiance. A movie usually conveys more than one mood. Antagonists are people or entities that pose a threat to the protagonist, or hero. Antagonist types are divided into 5 categories: visceral, society, science, afterlife and fantasy.

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A cartoon dimension engulfs a handful of people.
A paranormal investigator, a scientist and a government operative hunt down demonic creatures.
A radio station is taken over by a robot and an alien.
A witch hunter must fight his old nemesis.
Resuscitated Templars haunt a fishing village.
A toxic substance turns high school students into mutants.
A vampire travels to New York City to claim her father’s body.
An evil warlock takes over a rock club and preys on beautiful women to bring Satan to Earth.
A happy couple moves into a new house haunted by a dead wizard.
Two young couples on vacation uncover an ancient evil.
Newlyweds become trapped in the home of a Satan worshiper.
A film director decides to make a sequel to a bad horror movie with a bigger budget.
A machine takes control of its creator’s mind and turns him into a murderer.
A deranged killer slashes his way through a soft-core porno.
A squadron of genetically engineered sharks trained by the military gets out of control.
A film crew ventures into the forest to document an urban myth.
A woman is abducted by a serial killer who tortures and rapes her.
A scared teenager fears her psychopathic brother might visit her.
A woman has visions of her traumatic past.
A woman who protects a manuscript from the grasp of fallen angels.


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.