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.

Best 1950s Horror Movies

Here are the best 1950s horror movies we have reviewed.

Displaying 1 - 20 of 35
1958
An industrial is told by his sister-in-law about an unfinished invention left behind by his brother, a scientist, who died crushed in a machine.
1959
An eccentric millionaire invites five guests to a supposedly haunted house, promising $10,000 to those who can last the night.
1954
Japan is attacked by a large irradiated sea creature from the Jurassic era.
1956
A doctor discovers that the population of his town is being replaced by alien duplicates.
1958
A doll maker uses a machine to shrink people.
1957
A teenager is turned into a werewolf by a hypnotherapist's serum.
1953
A boy learns that aliens are taking over the minds of earthlings.
1958
An expanding alien lifeform invades earth.
1950
An old alchemist accepts the gift of renewed youth from the Devil.
1959
A pathologist discovers a parasitic creature in the human body that grows when fear grips its host.
1955
A storyteller presents three dark tales.
1951
A man imprisoned and sentenced to death injects himself with an invisibility potion in order to escape.
1957
A creature brought to life by a scientist becomes brutal and out of control.
1958
A man uses a subterfuge to infiltrate a vampire’s castle and kill him.
1955
Having escaped the aquatic park where it was held captive, a prehistoric monster terrorizes a city.
1958
Released from his death sentence, a scientist returns to the illegal experiments he was convicted for.
1954
A group of scientists investigate a deadly prehistoric creature that lurks in Amazonian waters.
1956
The Japanese military protects a city against giant mutated insects and dinosaurs.
1955
Two irradiated dinosaurs fight each other on the shores of a Japanese city.
1956
An aquatic prehistoric creature is captured and turned into an air-breather by a mad scientist.

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Decades of Terror 2019: 2000's Horror Movies

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing horror films from the 2000’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?

Shark Week 2019

Sharks can be giant, mutated, metallic, or prehistoric. Some of them live in tornadoes, some in the snow. Sharks are our friends, except when they’re hungry, which they usually are. If you show signs of weakness or aggression, you will be attacked. If you bleed, you will be attacked. Shark Week is the time of the year when you do not want to be swimming with sharks. In this book, I review 64 shark movies ranked from worst to decent. If you watch them in order, they will only get better.

Best of Terror 2019: Top 300 Horror Movies

The following recommendations are the best 15% of 1900 horror and horror-adjacent movies reviewed by Steve Hutchison. Movies are sorted according to the average of various ratings: overall, story, creativity, acting, quality, and rewatchability. How many have you seen?

Checklist of Terror 2019: Scientific Villains

This book contains ranked checklists of movies with aliens, giants, invaders, mutants, parasites, robots, dimensional beings, hybrids, infected people, invisible people, machines, and otherness. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 1990's Horror Movies

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing horror 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?