School of Terror 2019: 49 Gateways to Horror

The films described in this book are perfect for children and teenagers with a fascination for horror movies. They contain very little violence, coarse language and nudity, if any.

The reviews are sorted in order of preference. The ranking is established by the sum of 7 ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, story, creativity, acting, and quality.

Each film description contains a synopsis, a list of attributed genres, emotions, eight ratings and a three-paragraph review.

TABOOS: Shock, Sex & Gore

The most controversial movies

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Only SHOCKING, SEXY and GORY movies are listed here.

Select a genre, threat or/and subgenre to narrow the results.

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.

Horror Movie Rating Priorities for Steve Hutchison
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1980
Secluded in a remote hotel for the winter, a family is terrorized by ghosts.
1987
A wounded cop turned into a cyborg and programmed by a police force investigates a group of organized criminals.
1981
Teenagers partying in a cabin in the woods become possessed by demons.
1987
A storytelling specter assists a boy in plotting revenge against bullies.
1997
Recruits of a young generation of space warriors face an increasing alien invasion.
1998
A vampire hybrid protects the human race against the pure-blooded of his kind.
2017
A group of bullied kids band together against a shapeshifting demon clown.
1981
The survivor of a wolf attack fears he might be cursed by lycanthropy.
1994
Haunted by a tragic past, a vampire delivers his life story to a journalist.
1996
Two criminals take a family hostage in order to cross the Mexican border and take refuge in a bar for the night.
2000
The drug-induced utopias of four people shatter as their addictions deepen.
1990
A cyborg engineered by a corrupted police force is targeted by drug dealers plotting to replace it with their own prototype.
1985
Two medical students stir up trouble after experimenting with a scientific formula that brings back the dead.
1993
A teenager struggles not to feed on humans and spread her curse after being brought back to life by a toxic gas that turned her into a zombie.
1998
A woman steals a possessed doll used as evidence in a murder investigation and reanimates it using voodoo magic.
2007
A Halloween night turns into a blood bath for different groups of people connected to each other.
2013
A woman whose mother recently died suspects a mysterious doll might be responsible and a hazard to her niece.
2017
A possessed doll infiltrates a psychiatric hospital.
1988
On Halloween night, partying teenagers stir up spirits inside an abandoned house after a seance.
1994
Teenagers unknowingly carry a demon curse from a haunted house to their school on Halloween night.

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My Movie Reviews

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My Nightmare Diary

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