Trends of Terror 2019: 62 Feel-Good Movies

Feel-good movies are movies which present people and life in a way that makes the audience feel happy and optimistic. In this edition of Trends of Terror, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews 62 feel-good movies sorted from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Ranked Franchise Horror Movies

Select one movie franchise to see how its movies rank from best to worst. Select multiple movie franchises to juxtapose their installments in a list from the best to the worst.

A film franchise, or movie franchise (also referred to as a film series or movie series) is a collection of related films in succession that share the same universe, or are marketed as a series. A movie franchise is a collection of films related by copyright. Sequels, prequels, remakes, re-imaginings, spin-offs and public domain films are common examples of franchised films.

These are lists 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.

Horror Movie Rating Priorities for Steve Hutchison
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1987
Teenagers held in a mental institution become the victims of a mad man who invades nightmares and kills through them.
1988
Haunted by a specter in her nightmares, a teenager discovers she is propagating her death curse among her friends.
1984
A teenage girl and her friends die one by one after being tricked and tortured by an evil figure that haunts nightmares.
1991
An amnesic teenager who fears sleep is brought to a shelter and is evaluated by mystified specialists.
1989
A resuscitated dream demon tracks down the woman who defeated him and tampers with her pregnancy to regain his powers.
1986
While attempting to confirm the death of a revenant, a teenager instead re-animates his past assailer, allowing him to resume his murder spree.
1982
An infamous vengeful teenager murderer confined to a lake cheats death and return to his old killing patterns.
1984
A supernatural serial killer considered slayed escapes a morgue to return to the lake where he once drowned.
1994
Filmmakers rebooting a popular horror franchise find themselves endangered by a real-life manifestation of the antagonist featured in the script.
1988
Gifted with psychic abilities she cannot inhibit and subject to a therapy, a troubled teenager believes a murderer is after her.
1989
A revenant once confined to a lake infiltrates a cruise boat on its way to Manhattan.
1985
A teenager worries about a series of recurring nightmares in which a man threatens to possess his body.
1985
Unknowingly the targets of a resilient serial killer, the occupants of a halfway house are puzzled by recent disappearances.
1980
The counselors of a summer camp with a violent past are being slaughtered by a stealthy murderer.
1982
Recent disappearances lead the counselors of a summer camp to believe a serial killer presumed dead has returned.
2001
A cryogenized revenant is thawed in a spaceship lab, returns to life and starts murdering the crew.
1993
An immortal assassin gains the ability to transfer his soul from one individual to the next.
2003
Two supernatural serial killers responsible for the deaths of hundreds of teenagers fight each other for territory.
2009
A man whose sister went missing scouts a desolated summer camp where a masked brute is stalking and killing teenagers.
2010
A vengeful spirit invades the dreams of a group of teenagers and kills them while they sleep.
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