Generation HeXby pamelapeffer | created - 08 Jun 2019 | updated - 08 Jun 2019 | Public
Dark, prescient and odd - stories for those who grew up in the '70s & '80s
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5. Death Watch (1980)
R | 117 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a future where dying of illness is exceedingly rare, a terminally ill woman becomes a celebrity and a man with camera implants goes to secretly record her for a morbid TV show.
10. The Owl Service (1969– )
30 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Three teenagers discover a mysterious set of owl and flower-patterned dinner plates in the attic and the magical ancient legend of the "Mabinogion" comes to life once again in their Welsh valley.
11. Children of the Stones (1977– )
30 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
Scientist Adam Brake and his son Matthew arrive in the sleepy English village of Milbury to find it under the grip of weird psychic powers unleashed by the sinister village squire, Hendrick... See full summary »
12. Sapphire & Steel (1979–1982)
30 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A special force of interdimensional operatives protect the universe from evil forces trying to gain a foothold by disrupting the timeline. The strange energy beings are assigned to cases, ... See full summary »
17. Altered States (1980)
R | 102 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A Harvard scientist conducts experiments on himself with a hallucinatory drug and an isolation chamber that may be causing him to regress genetically.
Votes: 31,228 | Gross: $19.85M
18. The Legend of Hell House (1973)
PG | 95 min | Horror
Physicist Lionel Barrett and his wife lead a team of mediums into the Belasco House, which is supposedly haunted by the victims of its late owner, a six-foot-five serial killer.
19. The Haunting (1963)
G | 112 min | Horror
Hill House has stood for about 90 years and appears haunted: its inhabitants have always met strange, tragic ends. Now Dr. John Markway has assembled a team of people who he thinks will prove whether or not the house is haunted.
Votes: 33,562 | Gross: $2.62M
22. The Shining (1980)
R | 146 min | Drama, Horror
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future.
Votes: 866,036 | Gross: $44.02M
24. From Beyond (1986)
R | 85 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Votes: 21,759 | Gross: $1.26M
25. Blade Runner (1982)
R | 117 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A blade runner must pursue and terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space, and have returned to Earth to find their creator.
Votes: 676,136 | Gross: $32.87M
26. The Enfield Haunting (2015)
Not Rated | 136 min | Biography, Drama, Horror
In August 1977, a series of bizarre and terrifying events begin to take place in a seemingly ordinary house in Enfield, North London.
27. Thesis (1996)
R | 125 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
While doing a thesis about violence, Ángela finds a snuff video where a girl is tortured until death. Soon she discovers that the girl was a former student in her faculty...
28. Don't Look Now (1973)
R | 110 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A married couple grieving the recent death of their young daughter are in Venice when they encounter two elderly sisters, one of whom is psychic and brings a warning from beyond.
Votes: 47,631 | Gross: $0.98M
29. Eraserhead (1977)
Not Rated | 89 min | Fantasy, Horror
Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
Votes: 98,971 | Gross: $7.00M
30. The Changeling (1980)
R | 107 min | Horror
After the death of his wife and daughter in a car crash, a music professor staying at an old mansion is dragged into a decades old murder of a child by an inexplicable presence in the mansion's attic.
31. The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A reporter is drawn to a small West Virginia town to investigate a series of strange events, including psychic visions and the appearance of bizarre entities.
Votes: 74,237 | Gross: $35.75M
33. Hammer House of Horror (1980)
54 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
This British anthology series, which was produced by England's leading exporters of horror films, told tales of haunted houses, demons, ghosts, and other supernatural wonders.
35. Strange (2002–2003)
60 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
John Strange is an ex-priest who had dedicated his life to hunting down demons and the darker side of the church, a task which some of his former bosses stand in the way of.
36. Apparitions (2008)
Action, Drama, Horror
Father Jacob Myers, a priest of the Roman Catholic Church, played by Martin Shaw, examines evidence of miracles to be used in canonisation but also performs exorcisms. As he learns, Jacob's... See full summary »
37. Afterlife (I) (2005–2006)
47 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
University lecturer Robert Bridge (Andrew Lincoln) becomes involved in a series of supernatural events surrounding medium Alison Mundy (Lesley Sharp) in this chilling TV series.
38. The Wicker Man (1973)
R | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A puritan Police Sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl who the townsfolk claim never existed; stranger still are the pagan rites that take place there.
Votes: 67,155 | Gross: $0.06M
39. Midwinter of the Spirit (2015)
Not Rated | 60 min | Mystery, Thriller
This series follows country vicar Merrily Watkins, who is one of the few women priests working as an exorcist in the UK. When a grisly murder takes place in her local area, the police come calling for her assistance.
41. Suspiria (1977)
R | 92 min | Horror
An American newcomer to a prestigious German ballet academy comes to realize that the school is a front for something sinister amid a series of grisly murders.
44. Lost Souls (2000)
R | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A Catholic teacher meets an atheist journalist, whom a group of Catholics and Priests believes has been chosen by the devil to be the Antichrist.
Votes: 10,306 | Gross: $16.78M
45. Antichrist (2009)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror
A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage, but nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Votes: 113,880 | Gross: $0.40M
46. Black Christmas (1974)
R | 98 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller