October watchlist 2018

by captainred1974 | created - 20 Sep 2018 | updated - 02 Nov 2018 | Public

List of movies I’m watching leading up to halloween. Couldn’t wait till october to start. Updated frequently.

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1. Shocking Dark (1989)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

In a polluted future Venice researchers work to improve the situation. One day, unknown forces start killing them. A team of soldiers and a couple of civilians is sent to investigate. Soon, they encounter strange murderous creatures.

Director: Bruno Mattei | Stars: Christopher Ahrens, Haven Tyler, Geretta Geretta, Fausto Lombardi

Votes: 1,469

aka Terminator II

2. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

89 Metascore

A ragtag group of Pennsylvanians barricade themselves in an old farmhouse to remain safe from a horde of flesh-eating ghouls that are ravaging the East Coast of the United States.

Director: George A. Romero | Stars: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman

Votes: 124,430 | Gross: $0.09M

3. Alien (1979)

R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

89 Metascore

The crew of a commercial spacecraft encounter a deadly lifeform after investigating an unknown transmission.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright

Votes: 840,533 | Gross: $78.90M

4. Aliens (1986)

R | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

84 Metascore

Fifty-seven years after surviving an apocalyptic attack aboard her space vessel by merciless space creatures, Officer Ripley awakens from hyper-sleep and tries to warn anyone who will listen about the predators.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Votes: 690,626 | Gross: $85.16M

5. TerrorVision (1986)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

A family's new satellite TV system starts receiving signals from another planet, and soon it becomes the passageway to an alien world.

Director: Ted Nicolaou | Stars: Diane Franklin, Mary Woronov, Gerrit Graham, Chad Allen

Votes: 6,933 | Gross: $0.32M

6. The Video Dead (1987 Video)

R | 90 min | Horror

A family takes delivery of a new television set, unaware that it is the gateway by which killer zombies enter the world.

Director: Robert Scott | Stars: Michael St. Michaels, Thaddeus Golas, Douglass Bell, Al Millan

Votes: 3,936

7. Zombie 3 (1988)

R | 84 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

When a terrorist's body, infected with a stolen chemical, is cremated by the US military, a virus is unintentionally released into the atmosphere over a small island.

Directors: Lucio Fulci, Claudio Fragasso, Bruno Mattei | Stars: Deran Sarafian, Beatrice Ring, Ottaviano Dell'Acqua, Massimo Vanni

Votes: 4,809

8. After Death (1989)

Unrated | 84 min | Action, Horror

A woman goes back to the island where her parents were killed. They had been working on a cure for cancer and accidentally raised the dead by angering a voodoo priest. With the woman is a ... See full summary »

Director: Claudio Fragasso | Stars: Jeff Stryker, Candice Daly, Massimo Vanni, Jim Gaines

Votes: 2,512

aka Zombie 4: After Death

9. Body Melt (1993)

AO | 81 min | Horror, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Residents of peaceful Pebbles Court, Homesville, are being used unknowingly as test experiments for a new 'Body Drug' that causes rapid body decomposition (melting skin etc.) and painful death.

Director: Philip Brophy | Stars: Gerard Kennedy, Andrew Daddo, Ian Smith, Regina Gaigalas

Votes: 3,068

10. The House of the Devil (2009)

R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery

73 Metascore

In 1983, financially struggling college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret, putting her life in mortal danger.

Director: Ti West | Stars: Jocelin Donahue, Tom Noonan, Mary Woronov, Greta Gerwig

Votes: 43,924 | Gross: $0.10M

11. Blood Dolls (1999)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Horror

Virgil, an eccentric freak billionaire, spends his days being a "biological inventor." The "blood dolls," his newest creation, aid him in getting revenge on those who betrayed him.

Director: Charles Band | Stars: Kristopher Logan, Debra Mayer, William Paul Burns, Warren Draper

Votes: 1,630

12. Aenigma (1987)

Unrated | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

The spirit of a comatose teenage girl possesses the body of a newcomer to her girls boarding school to enact bloody revenge against the elitist, lingerie-clad coeds responsible for her condition.

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Jared Martin, Lara Lamberti, Ulli Reinthaler, Sophie d'Aulan

Votes: 2,656

13. Zombie (1979)

R | 91 min | Horror

54 Metascore

Strangers searching for a young woman's missing father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately seeks the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead.

Director: Lucio Fulci | Stars: Tisa Farrow, Ian McCulloch, Richard Johnson, Al Cliver

Votes: 27,227

aka Zombi 2

14. The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

PG | 102 min | Horror

55 Metascore

An anthology of four horror stories revolving around a mysterious rental house in the U.K.

Director: Peter Duffell | Stars: John Bryans, John Bennett, Denholm Elliott, Peter Cushing

Votes: 6,084

15. Bad Channels (1992 Video)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Music

An alien determined to capture human females takes over a radio station to do it.

Director: Ted Nicolaou | Stars: Robert Factor, Martha Quinn, Aaron Lustig, Michael Huddleston

Votes: 1,170

16. Dollman (1991 Video)

R | 82 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

A hard-boiled, intergalactic policeman lands on Earth where he is only 12 inches tall.

Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Tim Thomerson, Jackie Earle Haley, Kamala Lopez, Humberto Ortiz

Votes: 3,115

17. Demonic Toys (1992 Video)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

A pregnant policewoman, her quarry, and an innocent delivery boy become trapped in a haunted toy warehouse.

Director: Peter Manoogian | Stars: Tracy Scoggins, Bentley Mitchum, Daniel Cerny, Michael Russo

Votes: 3,995

18. Dollman vs. Demonic Toys (1993 Video)

R | 64 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

Judith Grey teams with Brick Bardo (Dollman) and his girlfriend Ginger to face the evil Demonic Toys for one final battle.

Director: Charles Band | Stars: Tim Thomerson, Tracy Scoggins, Melissa Behr, Phil Brock

Votes: 1,469

19. Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Horror

65 Metascore

Affable hillbillies Tucker and Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are mistaken for murderers by a group of preppy college students.

Director: Eli Craig | Stars: Tyler Labine, Alan Tudyk, Katrina Bowden, Jesse Moss

Votes: 174,209 | Gross: $0.22M

20. John Dies at the End (2012)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

53 Metascore

A new street drug that sends its users across time and dimensions has one drawback: some people return no longer human. Can two college drop-outs save humanity from this silent, otherworldly invasion?

Director: Don Coscarelli | Stars: Chase Williamson, Rob Mayes, Paul Giamatti, Clancy Brown

Votes: 37,750 | Gross: $0.14M

21. Re-Animator (1985)

Unrated | 104 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

73 Metascore

After an odd new medical student arrives on campus, a dedicated local and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue.

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, David Gale

Votes: 61,845 | Gross: $2.02M

22. Bride of Re-Animator (1990)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

54 Metascore

Doctors Herbert West and Dan Cain discover the secret to creating human life and proceed to create a perfect woman from dead tissue.

Director: Brian Yuzna | Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Claude Earl Jones, Fabiana Udenio

Votes: 15,464

23. Beyond Re-Animator (2003)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

After 13 years in prison, the mad scientist from Re-Animator (1985) gets a new chance to experiment with the arrival of a young prison doctor, who secretly hopes to learn to reanimate dead people. Good intentions turn to horror.

Director: Brian Yuzna | Stars: Jeffrey Combs, Tommy Dean Musset, Jason Barry, Bárbara Elorrieta

Votes: 11,849

24. Dagon (2001)

R | 98 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

A boating accident runs a young man and woman ashore in a decrepit Spanish fishing town which they discover is in the grips of an ancient sea god and its monstrous half human offspring.

Director: Stuart Gordon | Stars: Ezra Godden, Francisco Rabal, Raquel Meroño, Macarena Gómez

Votes: 18,329

25. Warlock (1989)

R | 103 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

44 Metascore

A warlock flees from the 17th to the 20th century, with a witch-hunter in hot pursuit.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Julian Sands, Lori Singer, Richard E. Grant, Mary Woronov

Votes: 16,667 | Gross: $9.09M

26. Street Trash (1987)

Unrated | 91 min | Comedy, Horror

A liquor store owner sells alcoholic beverages to homeless people, unaware of what the bottles actually contain: toxic brew.

Director: J. Michael Muro | Stars: Mike Lackey, Bill Chepil, Vic Noto, Mark Sferrazza

Votes: 10,180

27. Dark Angel: The Ascent (1994 Video)

R | 81 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance

A woman destined for freedom manages to escape Hell. When she arrives from the sewers of Earth, she decides to punish Sinners. But the last thing she expected to find was love.

Director: Linda Hassani | Stars: Constantin Draganescu, Angela Featherstone, Cristina Stoica, Valentin Teodesiu

Votes: 972

28. Tales of Halloween (2015)

R | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

64 Metascore

Ten stories are woven together by their shared theme of Halloween night in an American suburb, where ghouls, imps, aliens and axe murderers appear for one night only to terrorize unsuspecting residents.

Directors: Darren Lynn Bousman, Axelle Carolyn, Adam Gierasch, Andrew Kasch, Neil Marshall, Lucky McKee, Mike Mendez, Dave Parker, Ryan Schifrin, John Skipp, Paul Solet | Stars: Adrienne Barbeau, Hunter Smit, Cameron Easton, Caroline Williams

Votes: 12,855

29. Satan's Little Helper (2004)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Horror

A naive young boy unknowingly becomes the pawn of a serial killer.

Director: Jeff Lieberman | Stars: Alexander Brickel, Katheryn Winnick, Stephen Graham, Amanda Plummer

Votes: 5,979

30. Prevenge (2016)

TV-MA | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

71 Metascore

Widow Ruth is seven months pregnant when, believing herself to be guided by her unborn baby, she embarks on a homicidal rampage, dispatching anyone who stands in her way.

Director: Alice Lowe | Stars: Alice Lowe, Dan Renton Skinner, Jo Hartley, Tom Davis

Votes: 7,610

31. Horror House on Highway Five (1985)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Horror

A van full of college students traveling down a highway is terrorized by a psycho killer in a Richard Nixon mask.

Director: Richard Casey | Stars: Phil Therrien, Max Manthey, Irene Cagen, Michael Castagnolia

Votes: 581

32. Frankenhooker (1990)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

A medical student sets out to recreate his decapitated fiancée by building her a new body made of Manhattan street prostitutes.

Director: Frank Henenlotter | Stars: James Lorinz, Joanne Ritchie, Patty Mullen, J.J. Clark

Votes: 10,222 | Gross: $0.21M

33. Drag Me to Hell (2009)

PG-13 | 99 min | Horror

83 Metascore

A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.

Director: Sam Raimi | Stars: Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Ruth Livier, Lorna Raver

Votes: 197,094 | Gross: $42.10M

34. Deathgasm (2015)

Not Rated | 86 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

65 Metascore

Two teenage boys unwittingly summon an ancient evil entity known as The Blind One by delving into black magic while trying to escape their mundane lives.

Director: Jason Howden | Stars: Milo Cawthorne, James Joshua Blake, Kimberley Crossman, Sam Berkley

Votes: 17,066

35. Warlock: The Armageddon (1993)

R | 98 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror

An order of Druids train their children to battle an evil Warlock determined to unleash Satan upon the world by bringing a collection of five mystic rune stones together.

Director: Anthony Hickox | Stars: Julian Sands, Chris Young, Paula Marshall, Joanna Pacula

Votes: 6,034 | Gross: $3.90M

36. Warlock III: The End of Innocence (1999 Video)

R | 94 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

A demonic stranger preys upon a woman and her friends in a quest to unleash the ultimate satanic evil.

Director: Eric Freiser | Stars: Bruce Payne, Ashley Laurence, Paul Francis, Jan Schweiterman

Votes: 2,180

37. Black Sunday (1960)

Not Rated | 87 min | Horror

A vengeful witch and her fiendish servant return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to possess the body of the witch's beautiful look-alike descendant, with only the girl's brother and a handsome doctor standing in her way.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Barbara Steele, John Richardson, Andrea Checchi, Ivo Garrani

Votes: 15,042

38. The Bad Seed (2018 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 87 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A father is forced to question everything he thought he knew about his daughter when he believes she may have played a role in the tragic death of a classmate at her school.

Director: Rob Lowe | Stars: Rob Lowe, Mckenna Grace, Sarah Dugdale, Marci T. House

Votes: 2,620

39. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

R | 83 min | Horror

78 Metascore

Five friends head out to rural Texas to visit the grave of a grandfather. On the way they stumble across what appears to be a deserted house, only to discover something sinister within. Something armed with a chainsaw.

Director: Tobe Hooper | Stars: Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger, Paul A. Partain

Votes: 150,897 | Gross: $30.86M

40. The Thing from Another World (1951)

Approved | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a bloodthirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.

Directors: Christian Nyby, Howard Hawks | Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness, Robert Cornthwaite

Votes: 29,180

41. The Thing (1982)

R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

57 Metascore

A research team in Antarctica is hunted by a shape-shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims.

Director: John Carpenter | Stars: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Votes: 402,410 | Gross: $13.78M

42. The Thing (I) (2011)

R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

49 Metascore

At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson.

Director: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. | Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen

Votes: 128,982 | Gross: $16.93M

43. A Bay of Blood (1971)

R | 84 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The murder of a wealthy countess, which was erroneously deemed suicide, triggers a chain reaction of brutal killings in the surrounding bay area, as several unscrupulous characters try to take over her large estate.

Director: Mario Bava | Stars: Claudine Auger, Luigi Pistilli, Claudio Camaso, Anna Maria Rosati

Votes: 10,529

aka Twitch of the Death Nerve

44. Urban Legend (1998)

R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

35 Metascore

A college student suspects a series of bizarre deaths are connected to certain urban legends.

Director: Jamie Blanks | Stars: Jared Leto, Alicia Witt, Rebecca Gayheart, Michael Rosenbaum

Votes: 64,789 | Gross: $38.07M