A genre of fiction in which events are focused on shocking or scaring the viewer by inducing feelings of terror or horror. Use this tag when asking questions pertaining to the overall genre of horror.

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Hollywood movie about a religious group going on a rampage, then killing themselves at a specific time

I recall that the movie featured a religious group that were convinced that demons (?) were going to take the living a a certain time, hence go on a murderous rampage through a city, 'saving' people ...
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College girl assualted, summons demon to exact revenge

I am looking for a movie that's about a blonde college girl that summons a demon of some sort to kill a group of guys that attacked and raped her. At the beginning of the movie she is walking back ...
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Horror movie set in an arctic research station

Set in the arctic / Antarctic with several different huts and a team of scientists. Slowly they get struck down by a mystery virus which turns them into monsters who's tongues shoot out even when ...
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Mile High Club & murderer on a plane

I'm looking for the following movie. A couple attempt to join the mile high club whilst a murderer slits the throats of some of the passengers on a plane. Before the killings, a woman suffering from ...
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Humanoid monster who rips out a throat

Please help me identify this horror movie: I saw this one with my uncles in the early 90's. They watched Shocker (1989) a few days earlier so I'm guessing that the movie I'm seeking is from around ...
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Aquatic monster movie

I saw this film either in the late 90's or the early 2000's. It was definitely a horror movie (and a bad one too). I remember a group of teenagers on a cruise boat and there was an aquatic monster (or ...
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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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European film about homeless orphans in a decaying house

Details: Disturbing European film About homeless orphans in a decaying house Incest between brother and sister Years: 1990-92
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Axe-murdering ghost mother in a cabin

I've been trying to find this movie for a while. This is what I remember for the movie - at the beginning some friends go camping in the woods and one guy spots a girl. They later they go to her cabin ...
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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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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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Director tries to make a horror film starring an old man!

I think this is a pretty old film. May be a black & white one. A film director tries to makes a horror film in which lead role is played by an old man, who dies later really after shoot is ...
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Ghost/horror film from 80's or 90's on BBC or ITV

I remember watching part of a film (in English) when I was a child about a town plagued by invisible spirits after dark. I seem to think it was set in a town by the sea, and after dark, everyone had ...
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Horror movie in a hospital

There was a horror movie happening in a hospital. I remember the horrific possessed/poltergeist was a female, perhaps old woman on wheelchair. And I remember at some point the hospital began to be ...
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Horror movie late 70's or early 80's

I'm looking for a horror movie from the late 70s or early 80s. It was about a white blue eyed boy buried inside a house/castle, with a gold chain around his neck. He was killed by (probably) his own ...
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80s horror movie about a video rental store

I vaguely remember a horror movie where the plot involved a video rental store where people would rent horror movies only to find out that the movies were real events that were videotaped or something ...
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Is there any term for the following subgenres of horror movies?

Horror movies can be basically divided into two broad categories: Where the 'villain' is a supernatural being. As in Exorcist, Conjuring etc.. Where the 'villain' is a human, usually a serial ...
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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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A horror movie that turns out to be a prank

I've seen this horror movie one or two years ago. Recent american production. It starts with a group of friends starting some game show (same concept of the Hunger Games) somewhere in a huge closed ...
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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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Person buried up to neck on beach, chainsaw, footprints of invisible creature

Okay, I don't have much information about this movie since I saw it as a kid and I don't remember much. The only thing I can remember is a beach scene towards the end of the movie where this person ...
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Movie about a village of evil witches

Young couple (wife is pregnant) goes to live in a village which turns out to be a coven of witches. Husband is recruited; the coven wants the baby and he helps them try to kill her and take the baby. ...
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Movie where only a man and a woman left astray in a random place, followed by big cloud of darkness

There is this one movie where the beginning is in an old farm side I think. Then after that, everything changes and a series of events occur. Then there is this girl inside a bus writing on her ...
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B movie about some girls chased by men in the woods

I saw this movie like 15 years ago. The plot was something like this: some girls were traveling with a bus through some woods. I think it was a cheerleader team or something like that. They encounter ...
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Horror movie with a child's drawing of a blue sun

I remember watching a scene from a (probably) horror movie on TV many years ago. In it, a man is asking a young boy what he's drawing and the boy describes the picture. And then the guy points at the ...
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Horror film where a dad returns from dead, causes trouble for his children's mom

I watched a horror movie when I was 6. I do not remember much but here's what I can remember. A guy has a wasp fly into his ear and his ear starts bleeding. The main characters are a mum a son and a ...
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Horror movie takes place in enclosed space

I apologize if the details I give are too vague, but they are all I can remember. In the movie a group of people are in some sort of abandoned building (possibly a mall, lab, etc.). As the movie ...
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A movie with giant lampreys (snake-like sea creatures) attacking a boat

I'm trying to remember the name of a (somewhat horror) movie in which some people get somehow stranded in a boat , and as usuall, things go wrong. The main plot is that some giant lampreys ...
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Man buys a book on how to find ghosts

This is a movie I watched quite some time ago and I can't remember the title of it. I can only remember some scenes from it. (I'm not sure if everything here is accurate though). It's an Asian horror ...
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An old couple kill some young strangers happily

Personal Experience: This is probably one of the weirdest movies I have ever seen. Genre: Horror Production date: I have seen this movie at least 5 years ago. Obviously produced after 2001. Plot: A ...
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A severely ill boy is in a coma because he is trapped in a “parallel” world

The plot evolves around a boy who is severely ill and can't get out of his bed. Their parents try everything so as to get the boy to wake up from this sort of 'coma'. It turns out that it is no ...
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An artist kills and uses evidence from the scene in his paintings

All I can remember about this movie is that an art student struggles to find a medium, then he murders woman and paints them as they die (or their face in death). The police think it's a serial killer ...
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An innocent man kills his family because there was no hope

Summary: A whole town gets attacked by gigantic weird and violent creatures (spiders and insects). Genre: Horror. Production date: I'm not really sure, but not that old. Probably something in ...
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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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Color 80s/90s horror, maybe Hellraiser, labirynth, hell

I'm really not sure and don't want to try each part of Hellraiser to find it, but maybe someone would tell me what movies was that: There was huge labirynth which had to be traversed to go to some ...
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Mother gets involved with a crazy doomsday cult, only the cult turns out to be right

I am trying to find a religious horror movie I saw as a child: A woman joins some sort of Christian sect, that believes the end of the world is near. Somehow, either through her involvement with the ...
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Students are murdering their teachers

There's a movie I saw part of on TV back in the late 90s, these are the details I can remember: It has to be old enough to be on British TV around 1997, but it wasn't too old as it was in colour and ...
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Identify film with mother and child in a dilapidated hotel or apartment building

My wife and I watched this on DVD a number of years ago, and it was relatively recent at the time, which would put it somewhere between 2000 and 2010 or so. I believe it was American. The setting was ...
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Children are stuck in a dream, together. Parents must save them. Involves marbles in the dead of winter

There was a horror film of some kind that my parents watched on VHS. It involved quite a few children who were all stuck in some sort of coma. I believe the children themselves could interact with ...
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Horror movie where wishes are granted in a museum & in prison

I only know the beginning of it and have no idea when it was made but saw it about 8 years ago: It starts with a man and a woman robbing a museum they get hold of a stone that is knocked out of a ...
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Identify horror movie involving morphing furniture

I remember watching the trailer for a horror movie years ago, I vaguely remember a scene where a group of young people were running away from something, closed a door, and then furniture in the room ...
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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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Torture room with heated operating room table

I only remember one scene and it had two guys strapped to individual metal tables that look like something from a morgue. The room was made up like an operating room but was dank and dark. The ...
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I can't recall the name of a horror movie / TV-show I saw years ago

I'm not sure if this is a nightmare I've had since I was young, because I'm pretty sure I saw this on TV. Anyway, the plot goes something like this: There's this big mansion, I think it's wine-red, ...
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Teenage son sees ghosts in basement; tries to kill his mother

I watched this years ago and I cant remember what it’s called. A family moves into a new house, and they had two sons and I think two daughters. The two sons (one teen and one middle schooler) ...
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Horror movie - trapped in vacant hospital, time behaves oddly

I watched this horror movie about 4 years ago. It was about a bunch of people trapped in a vacant hospital full of scary creatures. These creatures just wanted to kill them for no good reason. I ...
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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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What is the name of the sesame street horror short film?

There was a short film dealing with creativity where the sesame street characters sit at the table and talk about doing creative stuff. At the end they start killing each other. One of them says "Let ...
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Horror movie about a man kill his whole family and himself. Then he haunt the house

I watch this movie back in the 90's when i was small. In the beginning of the movie, a man shave his head, he kill his wife, son and himself. Then he haunted the house. A few years later a family move ...
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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 ...