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paganmomblog
06-26-2010, 10:09 PM
I LOVE horror movies, especially campy gorey ones from the 70's and 80's. I am also falling in love with Asian horror flicks. The original Dark Waters was intense. Today I watched Audition. Slow beginning but oh em gee did it get hardcore. Seriously it takes alot for a horror flick to make me afraid to go to sleep and this movie has some disturbing scenes in it that I really don't want to go to bed and accidently rehash in my head. I totally recommend it for those of you that love horror!

So what is your favorite movie? I would ask favorite horror but I honestly didn't want to leave anyone out as I know horror isn't everyone's cup of tea. But if it is, please share!

Shoe
06-26-2010, 10:50 PM
I LOVE horror movies, especially campy gorey ones from the 70's and 80's. I am also falling in love with Asian horror flicks. The original Dark Waters was intense. Today I watched Audition. Slow beginning but oh em gee did it get hardcore. Seriously it takes alot for a horror flick to make me afraid to go to sleep and this movie has some disturbing scenes in it that I really don't want to go to bed and accidently rehash in my head. I totally recommend it for those of you that love horror!

So what is your favorite movie? I would ask favorite horror but I honestly didn't want to leave anyone out as I know horror isn't everyone's cup of tea. But if it is, please share!

I started a similar discussion in the Teacher's Lounge: Unrelated to home education...Anyone like movies? (http://www.secularhomeschool.com/group.php?do=discuss&discussionid=73)

Anyway, I absolutely love horror movies...I've watched several hundred from 1896 to present, and like a wide variety of them. Interestingly, none of my top five favorite movies are horror...not sure why. So, my favorite movies:

The Wizard of Oz (http://imdb.com/title/tt0032138/) (1939, Victor Fleming)
It's a Wonderful Life (http://imdb.com/title/tt0038650/) (1946, Frank Capra)
A Christmas Carol (http://imdb.com/title/tt0044008/)(1951, Brian Desmond-Hurst)
Cinema Paradiso (http://imdb.com/title/tt0095765/) (1988, Giuseppe Tornatore)
The Magnificent Seven (http://imdb.com/title/tt0054047/)(1960, John Sturges)

My favorite horror movies...hmm, much harder to narrow down, but a sampling of my favorites would include:

Bride of Frankenstein (http://imdb.com/title/tt0026138/) (1935, James Whale)
Cemetery Man (http://imdb.com/title/tt0109592/) (1994, Michele Soavi)
The Curse of the Cat People (http://imdb.com/title/tt0036733/) (1944, Gunther Fritsch/Robert Wise)
Dead of Night (http:/imdb.com/title/tt0037635/)(1945, Cavalcanti)
Frankenstein (http://imdb.com/title/tt0021884/) (1931, James Whale)
Halloween (http://imdb.com/title/tt0077651/) (1978, John Carpenter)
Hour of the Wolf (http:/imdb.com/title/tt0063759/) (1968, Ingmar Bergman)
Night of the Demon (http://imdb.com/title/tt0050766/) (1957, Jacques Tourneur)
A Tale of Two Sisters (http://imdb.com/title/tt0365376/) (2003, Ji-Woon Kim)

EDIT: I just found a Top 150 Horror Movie list that I submitted on an IMDb (http://imdb.com/) message board earlier this year for a favorite horror movie poll. Here it is:

1. Frankenstein (1931)
2. Cemetery Man (1994)
3. Halloween (1978)
4. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
5. Dead of Night (1945)
6. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
7. Hour of the Wolf (1968)
8. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
9. A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)
10. Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

11. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
12. The Curse of the Cat People (1944)
13. The Innocents (1961)
14. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
15. Dracula (1931, Browning)
16. King Kong (1933)
17. Night of the Demon (1957)
18. The Birds (1963)
19. The Tell-Tale Heart (1953)
20. The Wicker Man (1973)

21. Martyrs (2008)
22. The Fall of the House of Usher (1928, Epstein)
23. Trick 'r Treat (2008)
24. The Fall of the House of Usher (1928, Watson & Webber)
25. High Tension (2003)
26. Valerie a týden divu (1970)
27. Alien (1979)
28. Joan of the Angels (1961)
29. May (2002)
30. Nosferatu (1922)

31. Rosemary's Baby (1968)
32. Suspiria (1977)
33. The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
34. The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
35. Holy Blood (1989)
36. The Vanishing (1988)
37. The Black Room (1935)
38. The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
39. Psycho (1960)
40. The Seventh Victim (1943)

41. Identity (2003)
42. Aliens (1986)
43. Diabolique (1955)
44. The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
45. The Lost World (1925)
46. The Stranger from Afar (2004)
47. Cat People (1942)
48. Freaks (1932)
49. The Navigator: A Mediaeval Odyssey (1988)
50. Man Bites Dog (1992)

51. Them! (1954)
52. Army of Darkness (1992)
53. The Invisible Man (1933)
54. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
55. Hammer House of Horror (1980)
56. The Mummy (1932)
57. The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
58. Hellraiser (1987)
59. Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933)
60. New Nightmare (1994)

61. The Finishing School (1969)
62. Frontier(s) (2007)
63. Dead & Buried (1981)
64. Körkarlen (1921)
65. Visitor Q (2001)
66. The Ruins (2008)
67. Human Pork Chop (1993)
68. Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
69. Kronos (1974)
70. Carnival of Souls (1962)

71. Drag Me to Hell (2009)
72. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
73. Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)
74. Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
75. Carrie (1976)
76. C.H.U.D. (1984)
77. Witchboard (1986)
78. House of Whipcord (1974)
79. Isle of the Dead (1945)
80. Kill Baby, Kill (1966)

81. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
82. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)
83. Mad Love (1935)
84. From Beyond (1986)
85. Eraserhead (1977)
86. The Omen (1976)
87. Black Christmas (1974)
88. Don't Open the Window (1974)
89. Island of Lost Souls (1932)
90. Onibaba (1964)

91. Godzilla (1954)
92. Premature Burial (1962)
93. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
94. Hangover Square (1945)
95. The Evil Dead (1981)
96. Evil Dead II (1987)
97. Jacob's Ladder (1990)
98. The Man Who Laughs (1928)
99. Village of the Damned (1960)
100. The Shining (1980)

101. Fiend Without a Face (1958)
102. The Eye (2002)
103. Hocus Pocus (1993)
104. The Ring (2002)
105. Them (aka Ils) (2006, Moreau)
106. Ring (1998)
107. The Monster Squad (1987)
108. The Fly (1958)
109. The Haunting (1963)
110. The Bad Seed (1956)

111. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
112. Les yeux sans visage (1960)
113. Halloween Is Grinch Night (1977)
114. Event Horizon (1997)
115. It Came from Outer Space (1953)
116. Terror at the Opera (1987)
117. Deep Red (1975)
118. The Hands of Orlac (1924)
119. The Golem (1920)
120. Mad Monster Party? (1967)

121. The Black Cat (1934)
122. Tales from the Crypt (1972)
123. House on Haunted Hill (1959)
124. High Spirits (1988)
125. April Fool's Day (1986)
126. The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)
127. Matthew Hopkins: Witchfinder General (1968)
128. Night Gallery (1969)
129. Venus in Furs (1969)
130. Trilogy of Terror (1975)

131. The Devil-Doll (1936)
132. The War of the Worlds (1953)
133. The Toxic Avenger (1984)
134. Scream (1996)
135. Dracula (1931, Melford)
136. Ŕ l'intérieur (2007)
137. Audition (1999)
138. Ghostwatch (1992)
139. Dracula 1958 (1958)
140. Faust - Eine deutsche Volkssage (1926)

141. The Witches (1922)
142. The Raven (1935)
143. The Exorcist (1973)
144. Grindhouse (2007)
145. The Sadist (1963)
146. Wolf Creek (2005)
147. Cape Fear (1991)
148. Videodrome
149. Demons (1985)
150. Day of the Dead (1985)

SherryZoned
06-27-2010, 10:58 AM
My favorite movie is Tremors.