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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1989
The mutant son of a dead scientist investigates a teleportation device his father invented.
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.
1991
Three burglar break into a house occupied by a dangerous couple and become trapped.
2005
A group of teens stranded in a village near a strange wax museum realize their lives are in danger.
1989
Members of a ghost hunting company investigate a stream of ectoplasm flowing in the sewers of New York City.
1990
A young boy is turned into a mouse by a witch.
1996
Aboard a spaceship, a scientist attempts to destroy a cursed puzzle box created by his ancestor.
1988
Alien clowns from outer space terrorize a small town.
1986
Alien brain parasites turn their hosts into zombies.
1990
The inhabitants of a desert town are attacked by prehistoric worms sensitive to vibrations.
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.
1999
A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest creation in order to repair it.
1989
A man and his fellow neighbors are convinced that the new family on the block are murderers.
1986
A hitchhiker stalks a driver and frames him for his murders.

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Subgenres of Terror 2020: Time Travel Films

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

Time travel films focus on the consequences of traveling into the past or the future.

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

Subgenres of Terror 2020: Slasher Films

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

In slasher films, characters die one by one at a steady pace.

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

Subgenres of Terror 2020: Claustrocore Films

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

Claustrocore films are about people stuck in one place for most of the running time.

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

Subgenres of Terror 2020: Found Footage Films

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

Found footage is a film subgenre in which all or a substantial part of the work is presented as if it were discovered film or video recordings.

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

Best of Terror 2020: Top 300 Horror Movies

The following recommendations represent the top 13% of 2250 horror movie reviews. I use a classification method that combines genres, subgenres, ambiances, and antagonists. My evaluation ratings are stars, story, creativity, action, quality, creepiness, and rewatchability