tipitiwitchet and I are going on a spooky movie jag this month. This is what is in the running (and the strikeouts are what we've actually managed to watch):
1. Frankenstein (1931) Not Rated | 70 min | Horror, Sci-Fi An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. 2. Bride of Frankenstein (1935) Not Rated | 75 min | Horror, Sci-Fi Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived: Dr. Frankenstein (goaded by an even madder scientist) builds his monster a mate. 3. The Wolf Man (1941) 70 min | Drama, Horror A practical man returns to his homeland, is attacked by a creature of folklore, and infected with a horrific disease his disciplined mind tells him can not possibly exist.
4. Jekyll (2007 TV Mini-Series)
Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi
London, 2007. Tom Jackman is the only living descendent of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He has made a deal with his dark side: a body share. What Mr. Hyde doesn't know is that Tom has a family.... See full summary »
5. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) | 79 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study. 7. Halloween (1978) R | 91 min | Horror, Thriller On Halloween night of 1963, 6-year old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield to kill. 14. My Bloody Valentine (2009) R | 101 min | Horror Tom returns to his hometown on the tenth anniversary of the Valentine's night massacre that claimed the lives of 22 people. Instead of a homecoming, Tom finds himself suspected of committing the murders, and it seems like his old flame is the only one that believes he's innocent.
16. The Black Cat (1934)
65 min | Horror, Crime, Adventure
American honeymooners in Hungary are trapped in the home of a Satan- worshiping priest when the bride is taken there for medical help following a road accident.
20. Freaks (1932) Unrated | 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. 21. The Ring (2002) 22. The Wicker Man (1973) R | 88 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller A police sergeant is sent to a Scottish island village in search of a missing girl whom the townsfolk claim never existed. Stranger still are the rites that take place there. 23. Yellowbrickroad (2010) R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller 1940: the entire population of Friar, New Hampshire walked up a winding mountain trail, leaving everything behind. 2008: the first official expedition into the wilderness attempts to solve the mystery of the lost citizens of Friar. 24. Alien (1979) R | 117 min | Horror, Sci-Fi 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.
25. The Babadook (2014)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
26. The Stand (1994 TV Mini-Series) Unrated | 361 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy After a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, the remaining survivors split into two groups - one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil. 27. It (1990 TV Mini-Series) Not Rated | 192 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery In 1960, seven outcast kids known as "The Loser Club" fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. 30 years later, they are called back to fight the same clown again.
29. The Dark Secret of Harvest Home (1978 TV Mini-Series)
300 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A young couple moves to a quiet New England village, only to soon find themselves mixed up in mysterious rituals.
30. The Brides of Dracula (1960)
Unrated | 85 min | Horror
Vampire hunter Van Helsing returns to Transylvania to destroy handsome bloodsucker Baron Meinster, who has designs on beautiful young schoolteacher Marianne.
31. Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)Unrated | 2h 13min | Crime| 24 December 1964 (USA)
An aging, reclusive Southern belle, plagued by a horrifying family secret, descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative.
32. The Legend of Lizzie Borden (1975) 33. Death Proof (2007) R | 113 min | Thriller Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his "death proof" cars to execute his murderous plans.