The Almanac of Terror 2018: 88 Years of Horror Movie Statistics

The Almanac of Terror mixes and aggregates different statistics on horror and horror-adjacent movies. Most of the lists included in this book are sorted according to their overall score.

Our classification method combines genres, subgenres, ambiances and antagonists. Our different ratings are: stars, story, creativity, action, quality, creepiness and rewatchability.

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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1995
In Las Vegas, a broke gambler steals a leprechaun’s gold and suffers its wrath.
1993
A banished leprechaun set free by mistake hunts down those who steal his gold coins.
2018
A dead leprechaun awakens and terrorizes a group of friends intending to renovate a country house.
2016
A dimensional being psychologically tortures a man who has been hunting him for decades.
1988
Assisted by an old friend, a victim of a supernatural being plots a revenge scheme.
1979
A grieving boy and his friends investigate a mortician they suspect harvests corpses.
1998
A man travels through time and dimensions to learn more about a supernatural being.
1994
Two lifelong victims of an inter-dimensional stalker undertake an extermination scheme.
1994
A leprechaun chases down a woman whose ancestor he once married.
2003
A leprechaun terrorizes a gang he suspects stole his magic gold.
2000
A rapper who owes his success to a magical flute he stole from a leprechaun suffers dire consequences.
1996
Soldiers attempt to exterminate a Leprechaun in space.
2014
Two couples traveling to Ireland are attacked by a mythical creature.
Giants & Horror

Giants are beings of prodigious size and strength common in the mythology and legends of many cultures. They are a major archetype of horror movies. In this book, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews and ranks 50 of the best horror movies featuring giants ever released. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 2000's Slasher Films

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing slasher films from the 2000’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: 1990's Slasher Films

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing slasher 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?

Clowns & Horror

Clowns are performers fond of physical comedy. Some are funny, some are scary. Some love children, some hate them. They are a major archetype of horror movies. In this book, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews and ranks 50 of the best horror movies featuring clowns ever released. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 1980's Slasher Films

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing slasher 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?