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Posted: 15 Jan 11, 03:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I thought this might have been done before, but I've checked and the last time was ages ago, so lots of room for "new" additions. 

What do you reckon are the best and worst horror films? I''ve been asked this several times and I can't come up with a "best", I just love the genre.  Among them, however:

Exorcist
Omen
Nightmare On Elm St (I still find the original scary!)
Phantasm (yes, all 4 - got anything to say about it?????.....)
Saw
Most Stephen King films
White Noise
.....and even Wishmaster!!!

Oh, and all the original Universal Masters, like Frankenstein, Dracula, Mummy etc. 

As for the worst?  Easy - tie between Quarantine (REC was far superior) and Pandorum. 

Season of the Witch, Paranormal Activity and Fourth Kind where also very disappointing

Your thoughts?


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Posted: 15 Jan 11, 09:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Wicker Man is great.

The Wicker Man remake is not great. (shit)


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Posted: 16 Jan 11, 12:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Good Horrors:

A Nightmare on Elm Street (original)

28 Days Later

The Omen (original)

The Exorcist (original)

The Silence of the Lambs

Hannibal

The Human Centipede 

Evil Dead

IT

Pet Semetary

SAW 1, 2 & 3 (only these, the rest suck)

These are off the top of my head right now.

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Posted: 16 Jan 11, 13:04 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Posted: 16 Jan 11, 13:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

its_a_hard_life wrote:

These are off the top of my head right now.
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Ooow.  Ray Liotta sends his best.

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Posted: 16 Jan 11, 15:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

@GratefulFan 

Yeah, Hannibal is epic. 

Have you seen Red Dragon and Hannibal Rising?

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Posted: 16 Jan 11, 16:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The Shining, Kubrick version, is my favorite.

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Posted: 16 Jan 11, 16:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

best: saw 3

worset: michale jacksons this is it

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Posted: 17 Jan 11, 12:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

GratefulFan wrote: its_a_hard_life wrote:


These are off the top of my head right now.
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"Ooow. Ray Liotta sends his best."

:D Good one!!!




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Posted: 17 Jan 11, 14:56 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Best:
Omen (original trilogy)
Alien (all four films)
Jeepers Creepers (only first part)
Viy (Soviet original)
Langolieres
It

Worst:
The Nightmare on Elm Street (parts 2 — 6)
Omen (Part IV)
Ved'ma (newer Russian ecranisation of Viy, pure crap)
Graveyard Shift
Alien vs. Predator


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Posted: 17 Jan 11, 19:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Best are:

The Exorcist
The Shining (Kubrick)
The Thing (John Carpenter)
Halloween
Jaws
Psycho
Black Christmas (1974)
An American Werewolf In London
Silence of the Lambs
The Stand
Misery

The worst:

Leprechaun
Fear dot com
House of wax (2005)
Children of the Living Dead (2005)
Jaws the Revenge


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Posted: 18 Jan 11, 11:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

YannickJoker wrote: The Shining, Kubrick version, is my favorite.

I agree! 

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Posted: 18 Jan 11, 15:48 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

*pokes head through hole in the door caused by axe wielding*
did someone call me?


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JoxerTheDeityPirate wrote: *pokes head through hole in the door caused by axe wielding*
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HAHAHAHA. Good one.

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Posted: 18 Jan 11, 17:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

In my opinion the worst horror film is a tie between

Open Water (80 minutes of nothing happening) and Friday The 13th part 3 in 3D (great effects for the time - the 80's - absolutely no story and about as scary as Sesame Street)


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Posted: 18 Jan 11, 18:31 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My thoughts are: Stephen King is the MAN. I love all his books and even though movies are never quite as good, I still enjoy most of them, too.

I think the worst horror film I've ever seen was Thankskilling (about a turkey seeking revenge by murdering, raping, and cussing out people on Thanksgiving). I must say though, I knew it was going to be a low budget nightmare before watching it, which made me enjoy the movie more than most people. I kind of have a spot soft for low budget horror films.

Also, as a weird side note, I collect werewolf movies. I don't know if they quite count as horror especially since most of them are also very low budget but I love all of them...so far I have 43 but my collection is always expanding. :-)


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Posted: 19 Jan 11, 17:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I am not into 'gore' flicks, so..........

The best, scariest, had to pause it three different times and take a break from it.....'The Ring'.

I saw 'The Exorcist' eons ago, and have seen it since.  'The Shining' is a classic, and I've watched it since.  Went to a midnight showing of 'Paranormal Activity'..........jumped at times, and also laughed because of the audience shrieking and screaming and all the various reactions, but...................

I will never watch thirty seconds of 'The Ring' again.............ever...................


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