Icons of Terror 2018: 18 Horror Movie Franchises Featuring Legendary Modern Monsters

The following pages analyze 111 horror films grouped in 18 franchises. These franchises feature an antagonist, or villain, who has been present in all or most films. These antagonists are so iconic that they have, in all cases, generated multiple sequels. All movies contained in this book are rated, ranked and compared to each other.

Horror Adjacent Movies

Only MOVIES that are HORROR-RELATED are listed here.

Select a mood, antagonist or/and subgenre to narrow the results, or choose a type of realism, or limit your results by decade.

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.

You will get a list 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 System
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1991
Two robots from a post-apocalyptic era travel back in time to alter the teenage years of an influential resistance leader.
2018
The balance and safety of a virtual game is compromised by a corporation that will stop at nothing to win.
1985
In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient treasure.
1987
A wounded cop turned into a cyborg and programmed by a police force investigates a group of organized criminals.
1990
A man goes for a virtual vacation on planet Mars as a spy.
1986
A teenage girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother who has been kidnapped by a wizard.
1939
A girl is transported by a tornado to a world dominated by witches and inhabited by magical creatures.
2013
A circus magician is transported to a magical land where he must fulfill a prophecy.
2000
The drug-induced utopias of four people shatter as their addictions deepen.
1988
A selfish cable television executive is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.
1990
A cyborg engineered by a corrupted police force is targeted by drug dealers plotting to replace it with their own prototype.
2015
Two time travelers attempt to stop the end of the world.
2009
An astronaut learns he is not alone on the moon, three years after he started a harvesting mission.
2000
A man talks to his dead father through time on an old radio.
1990
The spirit of a murdered man stays behind to warn his lover of impending danger.
1990
A man with scissors for hands leaves his castle and is brought into a new community.
1985
Six guests are invited to a mansion and must cooperate with the staff to solve a streak of murders.
2002
A woman and her daughter take refuge in a safe room when three men trespass on their property.
1987
A man cheats on his wife with a dangerous woman.
1995
Martial artists are lured into a mortal tournament whose outcome will alter the fate of their world.

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Masters of Terror 2019: Lloyd Kaufman's Filmography

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

Decades of Terror: 1930-2019

Steve Hutchison analyzed horror movie decades between the 1930’s and 2019 and came up with ranked lists. Each film description contains a synopsis, attributed genres, a list of ambiances involved, seven ratings and a three-paragraph review.

Realms of Terror: Dark Adventure Movies 2019

These are 100 of the best dark adventure movies, in order of preference. How many have you seen? Reviews and ratings by horror host Steve Hutchison are included.

Realms of Terror: Dark Fantasy Movies 2019

These are 100 of the best dark fantasy movies, in order of preference. How many have you seen? Reviews and ratings by horror host Steve Hutchison are included.

Realms of Terror: Dark Action Movies 2019

These are 100 of the best dark action movies, in order of preference. How many have you seen? Reviews and ratings by horror host Steve Hutchison are included.