Shivers of Terror 2016: The Creepiest Horror Movies

This book contains 100 reviews. These are some of the scariest horror movies in history. The reviews are sorted in order of preference. The ranking of each film is determined by the sum of 7 ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, story, creativity, acting & quality. Each film description contains a synopsis, a list of attributed genres, moods evoked, seven ratings and a three-paragraph review. These films are not for the squeamish. You have been warned!

Movie Moods

Moods are ambiances or emotions, in other words, that films spark. We use 8 different moods to classify our movies: scary, shocking, tense, gory, weird, sad, fun, sexy. Movies can be any combination of these moods.

Use the following options to include or exclude moods. Additionally, you can include or exclude genres to narrow your results, or search movies by title.

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A widow becomes dangerously obsessed with her new tenant.
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A woman notices changes in her young son’s behavior that seem connected to an ominous sinkhole in the forest.
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A politicized teenager is contradicted and becomes dangerous.
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Paintings and sculptures by an unknown artist take the lives of those who get too greedy.
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A haunted pool unleashes a dangerous water elemental.
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After a seance, a group of friends are tormented by the grim reaper and his undead cat.
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A sadist tortures a girl he kidnapped and broadcasts it over the internet.
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A woman and her kids are haunted by a ghost.
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The town hermit supposedly turns dead kids into candy on Halloween.
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A rape victim unintentionally drags her daughter into her personal nightmare.
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A man jaded by the job of managing an LGBT crisis line gets a distress call that puzzles him.
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Bound to an ancient pact, a family descend upon a small town to sacrifice human lives.
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A mother concerned about her son's disturbing behavior thinks something supernatural may be affecting him.
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A security specialist with psychic abilities is committed to a psychiatric hospital with two disturbed men.
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A college student needs the help of her friends to solve the time loop she’s stuck in.
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A private investigator must unravel the murder of her uncle while keeping the secret that she is a werewolf.
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A deaf teenager attempts to survive in a world under attack from primeval creatures.
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A man descends into madness after trapping in his basement what he believes is the devil.
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Six strangers find themselves in a maze of deadly mystery rooms.
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A ghost hunter and paranormal researcher investigates strange occurrences in a rectory.

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Realms of Terror: Horror-Adjacent 2019

Included in this book are 141 reviews of horror-adjacent films. Horror-adjacent films are mixes of comedy, drama, adventure, action, thriller, fantasy, and science fiction. They are dark enough to entertain horror movie fans but can’t exactly be called horror. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 1990's Monster Films

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing monster 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?

Christmas Horror Watchlist 2019

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but this list is so delightful. And since you’ve no place to go, here are 60 ranked reviews of Christmas-themed horror movies. Ho, ho, ho! This year, get ready for the horrorthon of a lifetime! Naughty or nice?

Halloween Horror Watchlist 2019

An excellent way to celebrate All Hallows' Eve all through October, this book contains 53 ranked reviews of Halloween-themed horror movies. This year, get ready for the horrorthon of a lifetime!

Trends of Terror 2019: 150 Movies So Bad They’re Good

I hope you like cheese. This book is full of it. In this edition of Trends of Terror, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews 150 horror and horror-adjacent movies so bad they’re good, sorted from best to worst. How many have you seen?