History of Terror 2019: 1900 Bite-Sized Movie Reviews

Included in this book are 1900 bite-sized reviews of horror and horror-adjacent films sorted by release date. The reviews consist of 8 ratings.

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.

Displaying 841 - 860 of 911
1994
Birds go berserk and turn against humans.
1999
A man once inhabited by a spirit wakes up from coma and undertakes the resurgence of an ancient cult.
2013
A woman is put in a cage and forced to watch people get tortured.
1936
A barber kills his clients and steals from them.
1987
A group of lycanthropes fight to maintain their secret, their way of life and for survival.
2009
A teenager breaks up with her vampire boyfriend and finds refuge in the arms of a werewolf.
1988
Subject to hallucinations and bad dreams, a woman is prescribed prolonged rest in a remote community by her doctor.
2011
A couple grieves the disappearance of their son who went missing during a trip to Mexico after purchasing a cursed puzzle box.
2015
A child befriends a Christmas demon.
1936
A dead vampire’s daughter seeks help from a psychiatrist who she believes can lift her curse.
1989
Friends party in a house they suspect is haunted.
2011
A family moves into a house where a series of murders supposedly occurred.
1995
Two men investigate a cursed videocassette.
2006
A sheriff arrests a handful of people and throws them in a jail cell in a deserted town.
2018
During the First World War, orphans accidentally summon a demon.
2018
An elderly lady is trapped in her house by the evil spirit of her dead husband.
2018
An actress moves to L.A. to become a star, only to cross paths with a serial killer.
2019
A man jaded by the job of managing an LGBT crisis line gets a distress call that puzzles him.
2011
After his wife's death, an author returns to his cabin where he is visited by ghosts.
1990
A minister and his wife move into a haunted house.

Pages

Checklist of Terror 2019: Plausible Menace

Plausible threats, as opposed to supernatural or surreal ones, encompass all menaces whose existence can be or has been proven by science. Here’s a ranked watchlist of 413 plausible horror movies reviewed by film critic Steve Hutchison. How many have you seen?

Checklist of Terror 2019: Supernatural Menace

Supernatural threats, as opposed to plausible or surreal ones, encompass all menaces whose existence cannot be or hasn’t been proven by science. Here’s a ranked watchlist of 1272 supernatural horror movies reviewed by film critic Steve Hutchison. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 1990's Psychological Horror

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing psychological horror films from the 1990’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 1980's Psychological Horror

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing psychological horror films from the 1980’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Guess the Horror Movie: 400 Pixelated Puzzles

This book contains 400 puzzles. Guess the name of each horror film based on the pixelated picture, its released year, and its synopsis. Write the title in the boxes below the clues. Puzzles tend to get more difficult as you progress. Answers can be found in the last pages.