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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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.
1988
An institutionalized murder suspect who recently defeated a demon attempts to convince her doctor she is innocent.
1995
In Las Vegas, a broke gambler steals a leprechaun’s gold and suffers its wrath.
1992
A reporter investigates a man who feeds a cursed pillar human blood.
2000
A corrupted detective investigating a streak of sadistic murders finds a puzzle box that triggers strange events when solved.
1993
A banished leprechaun set free by mistake hunts down those who steal his gold coins.
2002
A car accident victim investigates his wife’s disappearance.
2018
A dead leprechaun awakens and terrorizes a group of friends intending to renovate a country house.
2005
The community of an online horror game gets slaughtered during a get together.
1994
A leprechaun chases down a woman whose ancestor he once married.
2005
A subversive reporter receives a videocassette depicting an act of resurrection and tracks down the producers.
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.
2018
Two detectives investigate a series of murders with a connection to another world.
1996
Soldiers attempt to exterminate a Leprechaun in space.
2011
A couple grieves the disappearance of their son who went missing during a trip to Mexico after purchasing a cursed puzzle box.
2014
Two couples traveling to Ireland are attacked by a mythical creature.
Masters of Terror 2020: Wes Craven's Filmography

This book contains the synopses and reviews of the darkest films in Wes Craven’s filmography. The listings are ranked from best to worst.

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This book contains the synopses and reviews of the darkest films in Stephen King’s filmography. The listings are ranked from best to worst.

The Best Serial Killer Movies

Steve Hutchison reviews 50 of the best serial killer movies. 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?

The Best Wizard Movies

Steve Hutchison reviews 50 of the best wizard movies. 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?

The Best Giant Movies

Steve Hutchison reviews 50 of the best giant movies. 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?