Icons of Terror 2017: 16 Horror Movie Franchises Featuring Legendary Modern Monsters

The following pages analyze 99 horror films grouped in 16 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 Thriller Reviews

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After a seance, a group of friends are tormented by the grim reaper and his undead cat.
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A private investigator must unravel the murder of her uncle while keeping the secret that she is a werewolf.
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A pregnant actress becomes plagued by visions of her imminent death.
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A widow becomes dangerously obsessed with her new tenant.
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A woman notices changes in her young son’s behavior that seem connected to an ominous sinkhole in the forest.
2019
Paintings and sculptures by an unknown artist take the lives of those who get too greedy.
2019
A team of military veterans attempt to retrieve an alien bio-weapon from a top-secret research facility.
2019
The two daughters of a deceased abusive man decide to use witchcraft to bring his spirit back.
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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
A babysitter confronts an unspeakable horror.
2018
During the First World War, orphans accidentally summon a demon.
2018
A man wakes up in a shipping container with a cell phone and must collect ten million dollars in 24 hours.
2018
Puppets gathered for auction at a convention are magically animated and kill everyone.
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A couple visit a remote cabin in the woods where they meet a suspicious stranger.
2018
Pain and death strike seven times.
2018
Scientists testing a device to solve an energy crisis stumble upon an alternate reality.
2018
People of a small town investigate strange mutations.
2018
A hacker threatens to murder a group of friends.
2018
After finding a Ouija Board in the attic of a house she mysteriously inherited, a woman and her friends unknowingly awaken an evil force.

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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.