Realms of Terror: Dark Science Fiction 2019

These are 100 of the best dark science fiction movies, in order of preference. How many have you seen? Reviews and ratings by horror host Steve Hutchison are included.

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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2001
Two American newlyweds in Paris learn that some things feel better than love.
2017
A disabled war veteran discovers the dead body of a singer in his back yard.
2018
A deranged young man reaches a point of no return.
1960
A virgin is brutally raped and murdered by goat herders after her half sister has invoked a pagan curse.
2009
A paranormal expert discovers a house that is an intersection of the afterlife.
2018
Four close friends retreat to the mountains to play poker and drink, but soon get in trouble.
2017
A post-apocalyptic world turns two groups of survivors against one another.
1980
A woman is taken to a mysterious clinic whose patients suffer from amnesia and identity loss.
2010
After their father passes away, siblings must uphold family tradition.
1952
A man investigates the disappearance of two friends who were the guests of an Austrian count.
2018
A couple visit a remote cabin in the woods where they meet a suspicious stranger.
1987
A psychiatrist helps a mass murderer’s brother confront his memories.
2012
A mortician reanimates bodies after having exposed them to toxic waste by mistake.
2006
A group of people lock themselves in a farm house and try to survive a zombie attack.
1965
Teenagers spending an evening making random prank calls harass the wrong man.
1958
A doctor has five hours to find and recue his daughter who was kidnapped and buried alive.
1991
An explosion in a secret laboratory makes an old janitor increasingly younger.
2018
After an exorcism goes horribly wrong, a team of demon hunters must determine who among them is possessed.
1961
A man becomes disfigured after searching his father's grave looking for a winning lottery ticket.
2016
A web cam stripper is pushed to the limit when held hostage by an unknown gunman.

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