Subgenres of Terror 2016: 30 Best Apocalyptic Films

The following reviews were extracted from a database and formatted for this book. Tales of Terror (www.terror.ca) is a “gamified” tool designed for horror fans, students, authors and filmmakers. “Gamification” is the transformation and adaptation of tangible concepts into empirical games. This book covers franchise and public domain horror movies only. This rule ensures that each movie can be logically related and compared to another or grouped by similarity. Movies can therefore be classified, and sorted according to inherent properties.

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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1996
Aboard a spaceship, a scientist attempts to destroy a cursed puzzle box created by his ancestor.
1987
A revenant manipulates his ex-lover into seducing and killing men so he can restitute his flesh using their blood.
1974
Siblings and their friends, while driving to the desecrated tomb of their grandfather, run out of gas and become the victims of cannibals.
1988
An institutionalized murder suspect who recently defeated a demon attempts to convince her doctor she is innocent.
1986
A former marshal infiltrates an underground cannibal hideout to rescue an abducted night radio host.
1990
A couple on a road trip and a survivalist are trapped by a family of sadistic cannibals in a remote area.
1992
A reporter investigates a man who feeds a cursed pillar human blood.
2017
Teenagers kidnap a nurse and escape from a mental hospital.
2000
A corrupted detective investigating a streak of sadistic murders finds a puzzle box that triggers strange events when solved.
2003
After a stranger committed suicide in their van, a group of friends looking for help become the targets of cannibals.
2006
A mentally challenged orphan is raised by cannibals who prey on tourists.
2002
A car accident victim investigates his wife’s disappearance.
1994
After a car crash on the night of their graduation, teenagers cross paths with a family of cannibals.
2005
The community of an online horror game gets slaughtered during a get together.
2005
A subversive reporter receives a videocassette depicting an act of resurrection and tracks down the producers.
2013
A woman travels to Texas town to claim an inheritance where she encounters a chainsaw-wielding cannibal murderer.
2018
Two detectives investigate a series of murders with a connection to another world.
2011
A couple grieves the disappearance of their son who went missing during a trip to Mexico after purchasing a cursed puzzle box.
The Almanac of Terror 2019: 89 Years of Horror Movie Statistics

The following recommendation lists are based on 2000 horror movie reviews. They were extracted from a database and formatted for this book. Tales of Terror (www.terror.ca) is an online “gamified” tool designed for horror fans, students, authors and filmmakers. “Gamification” is the adaptation and transformation of tangible concepts into empirical games. Not unlike sport publications, fantasy leagues and role-playing games, the Almanac of Terror mixes and aggregates different statistics, facts, ratings and opinions. Most of the lists included in this book are sorted from best to worst according to their overall score. Some lists are sorted by pertinence. Our classification method uses genres, subgenres, ambiances and antagonists. Our different ratings are as follows: stars, story, creativity, action, quality, gimmick, and rewatchability. We sometimes use the “creepiness” factor when populating certain lists.

66 All-Japanese Horror Movies

This book contains 66 reviews of horror films written and ranked by critic and blogger Steve Hutchison. Each description includes five ratings (stars, story, creativity, acting, quality), a synopsis and a review. All 66 movies were produced exclusively by Japan. How many have you seen?

Trends of Terror 2019: 101 Horror Movies for Beginners

Have you been recently introduced to horror movies? You want to explore the genre and don’t know where to start? Here are 101 simple and accessible ranked horror movies you should definitely check out. How many have you seen?

66 All-British Horror Movies

This book contains 66 reviews of horror films written and ranked by critic and blogger Steve Hutchison. Each description includes five ratings (stars, story, creativity, acting, quality), a synopsis and a review. All 66 movies were produced exclusively by the United Kingdom. How many have you seen?

66 All-American Horror Movies

This book contains 66 reviews of horror films written and ranked by critic and blogger Steve Hutchison. Each description includes five ratings (stars, story, creativity, acting, quality), a synopsis and a review. All 66 movies were produced exclusively by the United States. How many have you seen?