Icons of Terror 2019: 20 Horror Movie Franchises Featuring Legendary Modern Monsters

The following pages analyze 125 horror films grouped in 20 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.

Dark Action Movie Reviews

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2019
A private investigator must unravel the murder of her uncle while keeping the secret that she is a werewolf.
2019
A team of military veterans attempt to retrieve an alien bio-weapon from a top-secret research facility.
2019
A security specialist with psychic abilities is committed to a psychiatric hospital with two disturbed men.
2019
Six strangers find themselves in a maze of deadly mystery rooms.
2018
Five mercenaries travel to an uncharted planet to collect a rare mineral to replenish a dying star.
2018
Several dinosaurs are rescued from an island threatened by an active volcano.
2018
A wealthy man experiments on bull sharks which soon rebel to cause havoc.
2018
Two happy hamsters live a fulfilling life in a dark, supernatural world.
2018
Three animals become infected with a dangerous pathogen, making them grow at an alarming rate and making them aggressive.
2018
Two kids recite a magic formula that brings a ventriloquist's dummy to life.
2018
The American government suspends all laws on Staten Island for twelve hours.
2018
Humans resort to robotic weapons to defeat a giant monster.
2018
A biologist signs up for an expedition into a mysterious place where nature evolved abnormally.
2018
A shark disrupts Christmas for a family and their friends.
2018
A plane carrying a group of vloggers crashes into the sea, leaving them stranded and surrounded by sharks.
2018
A man must travel in time to exterminate various shark-infested tornadoes.
2018
A shape-shifting demon with the ability to possess humans crashes a party.
2018
A rape victim investigates her father's suspicious suicide.
2018
A Black Ops specialist enters an illegal race to take an inmate down.
2018
The lives of a couple are brutally shattered by the members of a cult.

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History of Terror 2019: 1900 Bite-Sized Movie Reviews

Included in this book are 1900 bite-sized reviews of horror and horror-adjacent films sorted by release date. The reviews consist of 8 ratings.

Subgenres of Terror, 2nd Edition: Time Travel Films

Included in this book are 40 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent time travel films.

Time travel films focus on the consequences of traveling into the past or the future.

Each book in the second edition of the Subgenres of Terror collection contains a thematic watchlist in which movies are sorted in order of preference.

Subgenres of Terror, 2nd Edition: Musical Films

Included in this book are 40 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent musical films.

Musicals are a genre in which songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative, sometimes accompanied by dancing.

Each book in the second edition of the Subgenres of Terror collection contains a thematic watchlist in which movies are sorted in order of preference.

Subgenres of Terror, 2nd Edition: Torture Films

Included in this book are 80 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent torture films.

In torture films, sadistic violence or torture is a central aspect of the plot.

Each book in the second edition of the Subgenres of Terror collection contains a thematic watchlist in which movies are sorted in order of preference.

Subgenres of Terror, 2nd Edition: Claustrocore Films

Included in this book are 80 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent claustrocore films.

Claustrocore films are about people stuck in one place for most of the running time.

Each book in the second edition of the Subgenres of Terror collection contains a thematic watchlist in which movies are sorted in order of preference.