Horror

[Rec]

(2007)
Watch Trailer
23 Nov 2007
? R
78 min
Jaume Balagueró, Luiso Berdejo, Paco Plaza
16 wins & 12 nominations.
A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.

[Rec] 2

(2009)
52
Watch Trailer
02 Oct 2009
? R
85 min
Jaume Balagueró, Manu Díez, Paco Plaza
5 wins & 3 nominations.
The medical Dr. Owen leads a three-men SWAT team inside the sealed off building to get blood sample from the girl Medeiros to develop an antidote. They are attacked by the zombie-like creatures and Dr. Owen locks a zombie inside a room using a crucifix. He discloses that the patient zero was possessed by the evil and the Vatican sent him to save mankind. Further, they will only leave the building under his voice command. Meanwhile, three teenagers follow a fireman and a man that breaks into the building through the sewage system to rescue his colleague and daughter respectively and they are trapped inside. They are lured and release the evil creature that was locked by Dr. Owen in a room. Out of the blue, the lead team meets the journalist Ângela Vidal hidden inside the building.

1408

(2007)
64
22 Jun 2007
? PG-13
104 min
Matt Greenberg (screenplay), Scott Alexander (screenplay), Larry Karaszewski (screenplay), Stephen King (short story)
4 wins & 8 nominations.
The cynical and skeptical writer Mike Enslin writes books evaluating supernatural phenomena in hotels, graveyards and other haunted places, usually debunking the mystery. While writing his latest book, he travels from Los Angeles to New York to spend one night in the Dolphin Hotel's evil room 1408, which is permanently unavailable for guests. The reluctant manager Mr. Gerald Olin objects to his request and offers an upgrade, expensive booze and finally relates the death of more than fifty guests over decades in the cursed room. However Mike threatens Mr. Olin, promising to sue the hotel, and is finally allowed to check into the room. Later in the night, he finds that guests of room 1408, once they have checked in, might never leave the room alive.

2001 Maniacs

(2005)
13 Jul 2006
? R
87 min
Chris Kobin, Tim Sullivan
1 nomination.
While traveling on vacation to Florida, the college friends Anderson Lee, Cory Jones and Nelson Elliot meet the gorgeous Joey and Kat in a gas station traveling with their gay friend Ricky to the same location. Anderson gives his phone number to Joey in Florida. The teenagers decide to take a shortcut and they find a detour through an old road leading to the Southern town of Pleasant Valley. They are welcomed by the local Mayor Buckman as guests of honor together with Joey, Kat, Ricky and the Afro-American biker Malcolm and his Chinese girlfriend Leah and invited to stay for their Guts and Glory Jubilee with free lodging, meals and booze at Granny Boone's hotel, and dancing, games and a mouth-watering barbecue in the climax of the jubilee. The group accepts the invitation but sooner they find who will supply the meat for the feast.

2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams

(2010)
29 Apr 2010
? R
84 min
Chris Kobin (screenplay), Tim Sullivan (screenplay), Christopher Tuffin (screenplay)
N/A
When this year's round of unsuspecting Northerners fail to show up for their annual Guts N' Glory Jamboree, the residents of Pleasant Valley take their cannibalistic carnival on the road ...

28 Days Later...

(2002)
73
27 Jun 2003
? R
113 min
Alex Garland
9 wins & 26 nominations.
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.

28 Weeks Later

(2007)
78
11 May 2007
? R
100 min
Rowan Joffe (screenplay), Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (screenplay), Enrique López Lavigne (screenplay), Jesús Olmo (screenplay)
2 wins & 12 nominations.
Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.

30 Days of Night

(2007)
53
19 Oct 2007
? R
113 min
Steve Niles (screenplay), Stuart Beattie (screenplay), Brian Nelson (screenplay), Steve Niles (comic), Ben Templesmith (comic)
12 nominations.
After an Alaskan town is plunged into darkness for a month, it is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires.

A Bucket of Blood

(1959)
21 Oct 1959
? APPROVED
66 min
Charles B. Griffith (screenplay)
N/A
A frustrated and talentless artist finds acclaim for a plaster covered dead cat that is mistaken as a skillful statuette. Soon the desire for more praise leads to an increasingly deadly series of works.

A Nightmare on Elm Street

(1984)
78
Watch Trailer
16 Nov 1984
? R
91 min
Wes Craven
2 wins & 3 nominations.
On Elm Street, Nancy Thompson and a group of her friends (comprising Tina Gray, Rod Lane and Glen Lantz) are being tormented by a clawed killer in their dreams named Fred Krueger. Nancy must think quickly, as Fred tries to pick them off one by one. When he has you in your sleep, who is there to save you?

Alien

(1979)
83
22 Jun 1979
? R
117 min
Dan O'Bannon (story), Ronald Shusett (story), Dan O'Bannon (screenplay)
Won 1 Oscar. Another 15 wins & 19 nominations.
The commercial vessel Nostromo receives a distress call from an unexplored planet. After searching for survivors, the crew heads home only to realize that a deadly bioform has joined them.

Alien: Covenant

(2017)
65
Watch Trailer
19 May 2017
? R
122 min
Dan O'Bannon (based on characters created by), Ronald Shusett (based on characters created by), Jack Paglen (story by), Michael Green (story by), John Logan (screenplay by), Dante Harper (screenplay by)
1 win & 12 nominations.
The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape

Alien: Resurrection

(1997)
63
26 Nov 1997
? R
109 min
Dan O'Bannon (characters), Ronald Shusett (characters), Joss Whedon
5 wins & 16 nominations.
200 years after the conclusion of Alien 3, the Company is able to resurrect Ripley through the process of cloning and the scientists successfully take the Queen Alien out of her. But, Ripley's DNA gets mixed up with the Queen's and she begins to develop certain alien characteristics. The scientists begin breeding the aliens, but they later escape. Soon the Xeno-morphs are running amok on the ship, which is on course to Earth. The Queen then gives birth to a deadly new breed of alien, which could spell disaster for the entire human race. It's up to Ripley and a band of space pirates to stop the ship before it reaches Earth.

Alien³

(1992)
59
22 May 1992
? R
114 min
Dan O'Bannon (characters), Ronald Shusett (characters), Vincent Ward (story), David Giler (screenplay), Walter Hill (screenplay), Larry Ferguson (screenplay)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 4 wins & 19 nominations.
Ripley continues to be stalked by a savage alien, after her escape pod crashes on a prison planet.

Aliens

(1986)
87
18 Jul 1986
? R
137 min
James Cameron (story), David Giler (story), Walter Hill (story), Dan O'Bannon (characters), Ronald Shusett (characters), James Cameron (screenplay)
Won 2 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 22 nominations.
Fifty seven years after Ellen Ripley survived her disastrous ordeal, her escape vessel is recovered after drifting across the galaxy as she slept in cryogenic stasis. Back on earth, nobody believed her story about the "Aliens" on the planet LV-426. After the "Company" orders the colony on LV-426 to investigate, however, all communication with the colony is lost. The Company enlists Ripley to aid a team of tough, rugged space marines on a rescue mission to the now partially terraformed planet to find out if there are aliens or survivors. As the mission unfolds, Ripley will be forced to come to grips with her worst nightmare, but even as she does, she finds that the worst is yet to come.

Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem

(2007)
29
25 Dec 2007
? R
94 min
Shane Salerno, Dan O'Bannon ("Alien" characters), Ronald Shusett ("Alien" characters), Jim Thomas ("Predator" characters), John Thomas ("Predator" characters)
4 nominations.
Warring alien and predator races descend on a small town, where unsuspecting residents must band together for any chance of survival.

An American Haunting

(2005)
38
05 May 2006
? PG-13
83 min
Brent Monahan (novel), Courtney Solomon
5 nominations.
In 2006, in Red River, Tennessee, a teenager has frequent nightmares. Her mother reads an old letter from 1817 written by her ancestor, Lucy Bell. After a dispute of lands judged by the church, her husband John Bell is cursed by his opponent Kathe Batts, who has a fame of being a witch. From this moment on, an entity threatens John and her daughter Betsy Bell, attacking the girl during the nights. With the support of Betsy's school teacher Richard Powell, who tries to find rational explanations for the manifestation; her brother John Bell Jr.; and their friend James Johnston, who unsuccessfully tries to exorcize the entity from the house, the family does their best to protect Betsy in the haunted house.

An American Werewolf in London

(1981)
60
21 Aug 1981
? R
97 min
John Landis
Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.

An American Werewolf in Paris

(1997)
31
25 Dec 1997
? R
105 min
John Landis (characters in An American Werewolf in London), Tim Burns, Tom Stern, Anthony Waller
3 wins & 1 nomination.
An American man unwittingly gets involved with French werewolves who have developed a serum allowing them to transform at will.

Angel Heart

(1987)
06 Mar 1987
? X
113 min
William Hjortsberg (novel), Alan Parker (screenplay)
2 wins & 3 nominations.
Harry Angel has a new case, to find a man called Johnny Favourite. Except things aren't quite that simple and Johnny doesn't want to be found. Let's just say that amongst the period detail and beautiful scenery, it all gets really really nasty.