Horror Adjacent Movies

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?

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.
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.
1992
A freak accident turns a businessman invisible, which gets the attention of the CIA.
2015
Two time travelers attempt to stop the end of the world.
1998
A prostitute is killed during a bachelor party and the attendees turn on each other as the wedding approaches.
2009
An astronaut learns he is not alone on the moon, three years after he started a harvesting mission.
2003
A time traveling cyborg must protect two resistance leaders from a more lethal version of itself.
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.

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Icons of Terror 2020: 24 Monsters, 24 Horror Movie Franchises

This book analyzes 145 horror films grouped in 24 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 included in this book are rated and ranked.

Masters of Terror 2020: Stuart Gordon's Filmography

This book contains the synopses and reviews of the darkest films in Stuart Gordon’s filmography. The movies are ranked.

Subgenres of Terror 2020: Apocalyptic Diseases

Two popular subgenres converge. Film critic Steve Hutchison covers 50 excellent apocalyptic disease films and ranks them mathematically. A synopsis, five ratings, and a review are provided for each film. How many have you seen?

Subgenres of Terror 2020: Apocalyptic Films

Included in this book are 50 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent apocalyptic films.

Apocalyptic films depict destruction, violence, fear, famine, and the terror that precede the end of civilization.

Each book in the Subgenres of Terror 2020 collection contains a ranked thematic watchlist.

Subgenres of Terror 2020: Disease Films

Included in this book are 50 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent disease films.

Disease films depict infections, viruses, contagion, sickness, and disabilities.

Each book in the Subgenres of Terror 2020 collection contains a ranked thematic watchlist.