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Why do many horror movies involve children?

I just finished watching the Spanish movie 'The Orphanage' and I suddenly observed that many of the horror movies, especially some very popular ones, involve children as a central part of the story, ...
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Strange creatures crawl out of the house's fireplace and attack the inhabitants

Approximately 30 years ago, I watched a horror movie which I have been trying to identify for years. The problem is that after so many years I don't remember a lot about the movie and the only things ...
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Exceptions to horror genre and female sexuality tropes?

Recalling Carol Clover's Her body, himself: Gender in the Slasher Film, there is typically an androgynous final girl in horror films - such as Jamie Lee Curtis in Halloween - who survives the movie. ...
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Identify 80's movie about monster from space

I am looking for a horror movie from the 80's in which a monster comes from space in a man-made space probe/ship that mysteriously comes back to earth. I think the monster looked like a centaur and ...
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Hunters who hunt people through a forest

The movie starts in a forest when a few friends meet in the cottage. Next day after a party, a group of them force a guy (or guys) to run through the middle some forest (probably Alaska) and the ...
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A couple go to an evil old hotel

Seen this movie three years ago. Should be between 2005 and 2010. Decent american production. Good actors. One couple go to some vacation to spend some time together. The hotel was calm, old and I ...
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Horror movie about violent plants

I have seen this american horror movie almost 5 or 6 years ago, my guess is that it is released after 2002. I remember watching it on osn so it must be very well produced. I clearly remember that ...
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movie where hands move around on their own?

All I know is that the movie is horror based and with real actors... I only know one scene... I watched it when I was little so it kind of freaked me out and traumatized me.. but I want to see it ...
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80's Parasite horror movie

This movie was about an upper-middle-class family with a teenage daughter. They hire an attractive young woman as their housekeeper. The woman (housekeeper) quickly starts flirting with the husband ...
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Horror movie with teenagers tormented by a summoned demon

The film starts off with 4 or 5 students that try communicating with the dead. One of them uses a hand held camera and this "demon" comes through and picks up one girl and pulls her into the darkness. ...
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Why do many of the Hollywood horror movies use a mirror as a ghost's sign?

I've seen lot of Hollywood horror movies, and most of the directors using a mirror as a ghost's sign or ghosts using mirror as a medium to talk with humans. I couldn't understand what would be the ...
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Horror / thriller in early 80s about the rampaging pilot of an experimental soviet submarine

Can anyone identify this TV series? I remember it was broadcast sometime in the early to mid 80s in the UK but I can't recall which channel. It was set on a sparsely populated remote island or ...
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Cultural Basis of Asian Ghost Lady

In a lot of Asian horror movies (particularly Japanese ones) a common motif is the ghost lady in white, with long black hair covering her face. The wide spread use of this image has led me to wonder ...
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Gang of Children wearing masks terrorizes traveling family

Hoping someone can help me figure out the name of a horror movie, thanks in advance! I'm not sure but I would guess it's from around 2006, definitely before 2011. It was a family traveling in a car ...
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werewolf movie identification

It was made in the early to mid 2000's; all i recall is that a woman was engaged to a man who was a werewolf, they had to kill the 'source' the original werewolf and a line that ran something like ...
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Watched a film years ago about a monster slug thing that killed people with electricity

I watched a film about 20 years ago and it traumatised me for a while (I was 6). I only remember very small parts of it but it was basically some kind of slug monster that killed people (Think tremors ...
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Movie where husband is killed and wife ends up surrogate mother to weird murderous jungle children?

I am trying to remember a movie I saw a few years ago. Unfortunately, I only remember bits and pieces, so here's everything I remember (and I hope, but make no promises that, I'm remembering it ...
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What film starts with a home invasion and turns into S&M horror; 80's or early 90's (*not* People Under the Stairs)?

Film starts with two men armed with shotguns committing a push-in robbery against what seems to be a normal suburban family. Early on, they have the family tied to chairs. Somehow the family gets free ...
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Father moves family into house where previous family was killed, might be the killer

I saw a trailer for a movie a while back where this guy moves into this old house with his family. Strange stuff starts happening they find out the previous family was murdered. Then, surprise ...
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Multiple stories, one character is named “Pink”

What is the name of this movie? It's an Asian movie, there are 3 stories, the first is a girl with a cast on her leg, she's browsing the internet and then she noticed a funeral outside. Second is ...
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Please identify this horror movie about ghosts that only attack in the dark

I remember watching an movie when I was younger, at least a good 7 years, it was about this family who moved into an haunted house (of course) but the ghosts were different, they could only attack in ...
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What was the horror movie in which a man must stay all night in a “haunted” house?

There is an old movie (likely well before 1975) in which the plot involves a man who must survive one night in a "haunted" house. He experiences a very strange night indeed. At the end of the film, ...
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Dead wife haunting her husband's new wife

So I remember seeing a movie about a guy who got married very fast and moved into a house with his new wife and then strange things started happening. The cat drowned in the bathtub. There was hair in ...
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Man tries to kill a group of people with complex traps [duplicate]

I don't know the name of this horror movie around 2000-2010. English movie. It's a group of people in a place There is a man in a wheelchair, a blonde woman (called Sarah), a black man (called ...
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What is the difference between science fiction and horror?

I know that not all science fiction is scary and not all horror has unrealistic monsters or super powerful psycho killers, but at what point do these genres cross and what criteria separates a scifi ...
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Horror Ghost Movie; Water dripping from basement knob

Well I've been trying to get the name of this movie for years. It aired on TV in Canada at least 5 years ago. Here goes: I think the movie may or may not have "lakehouse" in the title. The movie ...
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Identify this movie with a black blob-like creature breaks out of some sort of chamber

I have this vague memory of a film… could be 50s – 60s, black and white as I recall, possibly British. The scene that I remember most takes place in some sort of industrial facility, could be like a ...
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Horror Movie with a Father Trying To Save His Son

I do not remember much. But just a few details: A boy is perhaps cursed or something, his father is on a trail to free his boy from it. I remember a scene where the boy's father is walking/running a ...
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Girl ghost who kills guy driving

I really want to find the name of this scary movie I saw when I was younger. There was this ghost woman/girl who wore all white This young guy was driving in a highway at the night and crashed into ...
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Vampire/monster sleeps in underwater cellar, those turned sleep with their lungs on the outside

It should have come out before 1996 if I remember correctly. In the beginning there are two female friends who walks around this abandoned cellar with water up to the knees. One of them gets dragged ...
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Black teens die one by one in a house

Okay, I watched this movie on bet a while ago. It was about a bunch of black teens that are at a house and then one by one they start dying. About the middle of the movie, someone goes for a car and ...
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Late 90s / early 2000 European Thriller / Horror involving an Internet Predator?

Looking for a late 90s / early 2000 European Thriller / Horror involving an Internet Predator. What I remember is; This aired on SBS in the early 2000s, and I remember it being fairly new looking at ...
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Was the original Evil Dead meant to be funny?

In The Evil Dead series of Sam Raimi movies, the two sequels are meant to be funny. But was that the intent of the original movie?
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Bollywood Horror movie

I watched this movie when I was younger around 2005-2010. I generally dislike Bollywood movies(only seen a handful and dances and songs really grind my gears) but this one was actually quite decent. ...
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Horror movie about fog

I'm looking for a movie about some friends, who are going somewhere in a car. Then they get into a great fog, and they couldn't go further, so they stop. Then the film has a flashback like thing about ...
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Identify a horror movie with a girl on a boat

I remember watching a small piece of a movie in which a girl is on a boat and she keeps on doing the same weird things. She then sees a note that she has written for herself and when she dies, she ...
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Movie where contestants have to kill one another for money

So my memory is pretty bad, but.. i believe it was filmed in early 2000s. It's a movie about a reality tv type show where contestants are trapped inside a gorgeous villa and have to kill each other ...
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Home invasion horror thriller movie ID

A movie about a home invasion. There were more than 2 men. It was at night and there was a family: a father, mother, teenage daughter, and younger brother. I can remember a scene when they were all ...
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Horror Cult Found Footage Movie in Asian school

(I think) Found Footage horror movie where a crew goes to a school (I think) somewhere in Asia. I think the crew lead reporter is female. I think there are scenes of classrooms with children in ...
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Ghosts stuck on a farm

I'm trying to find a movie I watched a few years back on tv. There's a farm where anyone who dies gets trapped as a ghost. 2 guys passing through have their car break down and get stuck there. One ...
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Horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s Man spirit traped inside a Mirror

I'm looking for a horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s. It was about a man spirit trapped inside a mirror, that mirror crashed and his spirit can be seen in the fragments of it, it possessed ...
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A suspense movie about a man possessing cat's nine lives

It was a suspense/horror movie. The plot was about a man who gains the "nine lives" ability of a cat. He uses the ability to perform real death acts publicly and gets popular. He dies eight times and ...
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Movie's name where arrow strikes girl's boobs?

What's the movie's name where a dwarf or something is a sharpshooter and an arrow strikes the girl's boobs and one hits the eye. Actually, the arrow goes right through the girl's nipples. The dwarf ...
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What is this snake movie?

I have a faint memory about a movie that I watched 15-20 years ago as a kid. Probably it should be a Hollywood movie. Now I'm looking for that movie for watch again. However I can't remember the name. ...
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Looking for the Title of a specific horror movie

Hey everyone I've been trying to find out the name of a certain movie I've been looking for for a while; maybe someone can assist: Things I remember: Couple moves into an old mansion. Movie is in ...
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Woman is chased into a morgue with floating bodies

This is a film I've seen as a child, and it obviously has haunted me for quite a while. I still haven't found out its name, so I wonder if someone here might be able to help. Here's a rough outline: ...
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Possessed boy with supernatural powers

A long time ago I watched a TV series or movie where a kid is possessed and starts murdering people. The kid has supernatural powers to move things with his mind. For example he moves a scarf around a ...
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Movie about a child serial killer

About a few years ago I watched a very interesting movie about a child turned killer. He likes to kill animals and watch them die. His mom is a stripper and one night when she is off to work he kills ...
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Spirit of murdered waitress seeks revenge

This horror movie was probably released around the same time as Titanic, but not very sure. A young waitress was serving in a bar/night club and some drunk men put her on the table and asked her to ...
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Horror movie about a mask that turned people into demons

When I was a kid, I was subjected to a horror movie that I was probably too young to watch and it scared the pants off me. I remember the plot quite vividly. A cinema screening was showing a ...