Zombies & Horror

Zombies are reanimated corpses that eat human flesh and spread their infection among those they bite. They are a major archetype of horror movies. In this book, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews and ranks 50 of the best horror movies featuring zombies ever released. How many have you seen?

Movie Classification

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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1996
Four high school students practice witchcraft together until their opinions start to diverge.
1987
A family moves to a city that is home to a clan of vampires.
2013
A woman whose mother recently died suspects a mysterious doll might be responsible and a hazard to her niece.
2017
A possessed doll infiltrates a psychiatric hospital.
1991
An amnesic teenager who fears sleep is brought to a shelter and is evaluated by mystified specialists.
1990
A group of friends return to their hometown to defeat a demon that haunted them when they were kids.
1989
A resuscitated dream demon tracks down the woman who defeated him and tampers with her pregnancy to regain his powers.
1989
The mutant son of a dead scientist investigates a teleportation device his father invented.
1991
Three burglar break into a house occupied by a dangerous couple and become trapped.
1989
Members of a ghost hunting company investigate a stream of ectoplasm flowing in the sewers of New York City.
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.
1986
A hitchhiker stalks a driver and frames him for his murders.
2009
A loan officer becomes the recipient of a supernatural curse.
1994
An investigator discovers the strange impact a horror writer's books have on his readers.
2011
Two employees determined to reveal a hotel's haunted past experience disturbing events.
1995
A fanatic cult waiting for the resurrection of their leader kill those responsible for his death.
2007
An ex-stuntman stalks different groups of women.
1978
A group of friends suspect that the human race is being replaced by alien duplicates.
2009
An astronaut learns he is not alone on the moon, three years after he started a harvesting mission.

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