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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1999
An adventurer on an archaeological trip accidentally awakens a mummy.
2011
Survivors of a suspension-bridge collapse believe they are on Death’s list.
1993
A family moves into a military town they suspect is being invaded by an alien parasite.
1994
Filmmakers rebooting a popular horror franchise find themselves endangered by a real-life manifestation of the antagonist featured in the script.
1997
Amnesic strangers awaken in a three-dimensional booby-trapped maze.
2004
A prison operator infiltrates the rigged labyrinth he controls to save a victim.
1978
A zombie outbreak forces different professionals to remain barricaded inside an empty shopping mall.
1992
A man and his son move into a house located near a haunted cemetery.
2019
A child from another world uses his superpowers for evil.
1983
A possessed car becomes jealous of its owner.
1996
A lycanthrope struggles to hide his curse from his sister and nephew.
1996
An obese lawyer is cursed by a gypsy to rapidly lose weight.
2009
A bottling factory unknowingly supplies a batch of contaminated water to a high school before prom night.
2019
A man with psychic powers must protect a child with similar abilities from a cult of wizards.
2015
Three women who go out partying one night find themselves stitched together in one body.
1984
A hypnotist and his pyrokineticist daughter are pursued by a government agency.
1997
A teenager whose friends were murdered by obsessed horror movie fans suspects she is now being stalked by a copycat.
2011
While visiting her hometown during a book tour, the surviving victim of a series of massacres suspects she is the target of a new copycat killer.
2013
A man imprisoned for twenty years then set free seeks answers and revenge.
1990
The spirit of a murdered man stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger.

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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