Shivers of Terror 2017: 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!

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
Displaying 1 - 20 of 141
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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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?

Dolls & Horror

Bisques, fetish dolls, plush, ventriloquist dummies, voodoo dolls, worry dolls; dolls come in various shapes and forms. 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 dolls ever released. How many have you seen?

Robots & Horror

Robots are machines capable of carrying complex actions. They can be autonomous or semi-autonomous, they can be cyborgs or androids, and they are often driven by artificial intelligence. 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 robots ever released. How many have you seen?