Masters of Terror 2018

This book contains the synopses and reviews of the darkest films in the filmographies of eight legendary masters of terror. The listings are ranked from best to worst.

The ranking of each film is established by the sum of 8 types of ratings:

STARS, GIMMICK, REWATCHABILITY, STORY, CREATIVITY, ACTING, QUALITY and CREEPINESS.

Enjoy!

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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2006
Born with a superior olfactory sense, a man attempts to create the world's finest perfume.
2005
A teenage girl attempts to expose a man under suspicion that he is a pedophile.
1990
Five medical students experiment with near death experiences.
2013
A pair of paranormal investigators help a family rid their home of an evil entity.
2017
At a top secret research facility, a janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature held in captivity.
1976
An ambassador suspects his son is the Antichrist.
2019
A grieving woman, her boyfriend, and his friends visit a village owned by a cult.
2018
A psychopath murders several people over the course of twelve years.
1992
A woman starts to suspect her new roommate might be crazy.
1993
A boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who shows signs of violent behavior.
1994
A cemetery caretaker must kill the dead when they become zombies.
2018
Dancers gather in a remote school to rehearse and party, unaware that the sangria is laced with LSD.
2012
A psychotic man succumbs to his sexual deviations and murderous tendencies.
2018
A grieving family is haunted and cursed by supernatural forces.
1990
Mourning his dead child and suffering from a severe case of dissociation, a veteran attempts to uncover his past.
1990
Soon after inventing synthetic skin, a scientist brutalized by a mob avenges himself by using his discovery to fool his assailants.
1986
A nerdy florist develops a relationship with a talking plant that grows when it is fed human blood.
1985
An industrial saboteur is hired to investigate a popular product with abnormal properties.
2000
Haunted tour participants awaken a supernatural entity while partying in the woods.
1988
Two cousins become addicted to a horoscope hotline that grants wishes in return for evil favors.

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