WORLD OF HORRORby Dr-Faustus | created - 26 Nov 2018 | updated - 6 months ago | Public
A compendium of horror films and related subject-matter, with special emphasis on classic, cult, and exploitation.
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IMDb Originals (2015– )
2017 Halloween Movies: The Movie
Not Rated | News
Looking for something to watch this Halloween? IMDb breaks down what to expect from this year's horror films in our horror movie parody trailer.
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IMDbrief (2018– )
Best Halloween Screams to Stream
Not Rated | Short, News
The witching hour is upon us, gals and ghouls, so let's bask in all the spooky glory of what to watch with the Best Halloween Screams to Stream on today's IMDbrief.
Star: Alex Logan
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The IMDb Show (2017– )
IMDb on Location: Halloween Costumes
"The IMDb Show" host Danielle Robay hits the streets to find out what movie and TV characters you should transform into for Halloween.
Star: Danielle Robay
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6. Trailers from Hell (2007– )
88 min | Talk-Show
TFH is the premier showcase for a breathtakingly eclectic assortment of trailers punctuated with informative and amusing commentary by a variety of contemporary filmmakers.
Free Viewing | Trailers from Hell: Official Site
7. The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004)
TV-14 | 223 min | Documentary, Comedy, Horror
Film-makers, performers, genre authorities and selected high-profile fans count down the most chilling moments in cinematic history. Not just from horror films, but from such thrillers as ... See full summary »
9. Eli Roth's History of Horror (2018)
TV-MA | 296 min | Documentary, Horror
An in-depth look at the history and pop cultural significance of horror films.
Wikipedia: Horror film.
10. A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (2010– )
177 min | Documentary
Mark Gatiss examines the history of the horror film, from classic Hollywood monsters to Hammer's glory days and beyond.
11. Horror Europa with Mark Gatiss (2012 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
Actor, writer and life-long horror film aficionado Mark Gatiss follows his 'A History of Horror' with this exploration of European horror cinema. Including interviews with directors Dario Argento and Guillermo del Toro amongst others.
Wikipedia: Category: Horror films by country.
13. 100 Years of Horror (1996– )
Unrated | 343 min | Documentary, Horror
Clips from Horror Films.
Wikipedia: Lists of horror films.
14. Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary
A look at the history of black horror films and the role of African Americans in the film genre from the very beginning.
Unrated | 96 min | Documentary, Horror
An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre.
Wikipedia: Nightmares in Red, White and Blue.
16. The American Nightmare (2000)
Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Horror
An examination into the nature of 1960s-'70s horror films, the artists involved, and how they reflected contemporary society.
17. American Grindhouse (2010)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Action, Comedy
A documentary about the history of exploitation movies, from the silent movie era to the 1970s.
Votes: 2,197 | Gross: $0.01M
IMDb Link: Grindhouse Feature Films
18. Something Wicked This Way Comes (2018)
SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES is a project that examines horror culture and filmmaking in the New England area. Through the stories of industry professionals, filmmakers, and actors, it ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary
A look at several legendary 'exploitation' film-makers from the golden days of drive-in movies, and how they had a lasting effect on the movie landscape in general.
21. Movie Magic (1994– )
30 min | Documentary, Short, History
Documentary series dealing with every aspect of special effects in movies, from low-budget make-up to multi-million-dollar computer-generated graphics. The clear presentation includes ... See full summary »
22. Blood and Guts with Scott Ian (2012– )
Biography, Comedy, Horror
Celebrating the art and pure awesomeness of monster makeup and gore effects, Scott Ian has teamed up with the Nerdist Channel to bring you "Blood and Guts," showcasing a behind-the-scenes ... See full summary »
23. Monsters Among Us (2015– )
371 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Monsters. Ghosts. Zombies. From horror movies to Halloween, we see the creatures that go bump in the night everywhere, but where did they come from? The primal fears of our ancestors fueled... See full summary »
Wikipedia: Lists of legendary creatures.
24. Cinemassacre's Monster Madness (2007–2019)
Every October, James Rolfe reviews horror movies, whether it be the old-school silent-era monster classics, the golden-age Universal horror films from the '30s, '40s and '50s, the grotesque... See full summary »
Free Viewing | Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Official Site
107 min | Documentary
From King Kong to Avatar, from Star Wars to The Lord of the Rings, movie creatures have never been more popular as they are today. Yet the art of creating monsters for the big screen is as old as cinema itself.
26. King Kong (1933)
Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal ape who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.
Votes: 77,647 | Gross: $10.00M
57 min | Documentary, Biography
This documentary explores the incredible life of Merian C. Cooper, from his time as a soldier and pilot in three different wars, to his exploits in Hollywood, as a director, producer and cinematic innovator.
159 min | Documentary
An in-depth look at the genesis, production, and legacy of King Kong, one of the most influential films ever made.
29. Long Live the King (2016)
66 min | Documentary
A feature documentary about the enduring appeal of the character King Kong, and how he has inspired so many of the great filmmakers and artists since 1933.
30. The Witch's Dungeon: 40 Years of Chills (2006 Video)
118 min | Documentary, Fantasy, Horror
A look behind the scenes at Cortlandt Hull's "The Witch's Dungeon," a movie-themed Halloween attraction in Bristol, Connecticut -- now the longest-running show of its type in the United States.
Wikipedia: Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum.
51 min | Documentary
A new documentary that explores the positive fascination with Classic Monsters.
32. Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy (2005 Video)
53 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary about the great 1940s horror movie producer Val Lewton, featured on the 2005 DVD release "The Val Lewton Horror Collection."
Wikipedia: Val Lewton.
33. Tod Browning, Master of Macabre (1996 TV Short)
26 min | Documentary, Short
Wikipedia: Tod Browning.
34. Freaks (1932)
Not Rated | 64 min | Drama, Horror
A circus' beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.
35. Schlitzie: One of Us (2018)
60 min | Documentary
Schlitzie: One of Us is a love letter to the 4-foot-tall performer, who was born with microcephaly, and made his most notable cultural impact via the 1932 classic film Freaks. The Ramones ... See full summary »
36. Tod Browning and Lon Chaney (2000 TV Short)
26 min | Documentary, Short
A celebration of one of the most amazing partnership in the history of cinema, the miraculous pairing of Tod Browning, the tormented filmmaker and Lon Chaney, the king of make up and ... See full summary »
37. Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces (2000 TV Movie)
85 min | Documentary, Biography
Lon Chaney, the silent movie star and makeup artist, renowned for his various characterizations and celebrated for his horror films, becomes the subject of this documentary.
Wikipedia: Lon Chaney Sr.
38. London After Midnight (1927)
Passed | 69 min | Horror
The abandoned home of a wealthy man who supposedly committed suicide five years earlier is taken over by ghoulish figures - could they be vampires?
Votes: 1,164 | Gross: $0.52M
Wikipedia: London After Midnight.
39. Lon Chaney After Midnight (2010)
6 min | Documentary, Short
Documents the real and imagined history of the production of the 1927 MGM Silent Film, 'London After Midnight.' This Mockumentary Short, utilizes rare stills, reenactments, and multi media ... See full summary »
41. Universal Horror (1998 TV Movie)
95 min | Documentary, Horror
A documentary examining the early days of horror films, particularly those crafted at Universal Studios during the 1930s.
Wikipedia: Universal Classic Monsters.
43. Dracula (1931)
Passed | 75 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
After a naive real estate agent succumbs to the will of Count Dracula, the two head to London where the vampire sleeps in his coffin by day and searches for potential victims by night.
44. Lugosi: Hollywood's Dracula (1997)
Unrated | 55 min | Documentary, Biography