The Horror! The Horror! - A Personal List

A Listmania! list by Jack "sevagram" (England)
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Nosferatu (Definitive Fully-restored version with original score) [Masters of Cinema] [1921] [DVD]
1.  Nosferatu (Definitive Fully-restored version with original score) [Masters of Cinema] [1921] [DVD] DVD ~ Max Schreck
The list author says:
  "A bleak and disturbing masterpiece. 80 years later, Max Schreck's Count Orlock still inspires genuine  fear."
£28.99   Used & New from: £6.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Cat & The Canary [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
2.  Cat & The Canary [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Laura La Plante
The list author says:
  "Provided a template that is still being followed today. Almost the definitive horror comedy."
£29.95   Used & New from: £21.50
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Vampyr [DVD] [1932] [US Import]
3.  Vampyr [DVD] [1932] [US Import] DVD ~ Julian West
The list author says:
  "Carl Theodor Dreyer's eerie masterpiece. Like viewing someone's ill-defined and intensely personal nightmare."
£17.32   Used & New from: £6.22
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Frankenstein/The Bride Of Frankenstein [DVD]
4.  Frankenstein/The Bride Of Frankenstein [DVD] DVD ~ Colin Clive
The list author says:
  "Stylish and groundbreaking, these films justify the Universal approach all by themselves. Karloff's performance has never been bettered."
£21.95   Used & New from: £2.56
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

The Old Dark House [DVD] [1932] [US Import] [NTSC]
5.  The Old Dark House [DVD] [1932] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Boris Karloff
The list author says:
  "James Whale at his most wicked. Creepy, perverse, and a hell of a lot of fun."
£12.37   Used & New from: £7.33
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Black Cat [1934] [DVD]
6.  The Black Cat [1934] [DVD] DVD ~ Bela Lugosi
The list author says:
  "Possibly Universal's darkest horror film. With Karloff and Lugosi at the height of the of powers, this macabre shocker is one of the truly great horror films"
£6.99   Used & New from: £4.66
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Cat People  & Curse of the Cat People [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
7.  Cat People & Curse of the Cat People [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Simone Simon
The list author says:
  "A shadowy, atmospheric exercise in 'urban horror', Cat People is one of the most important and seminal horror films ever made."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Psycho (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD]
8.  Psycho (2 Disc Special Edition) [DVD] DVD ~ Anthony Perkins
The list author says:
  "It's showing its age now, but there's no doubting its influence .This is where it all changed. Masterful."
£4.98   Used & New from: £0.62
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (158 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Black Sunday [DVD] [1968] [US Import] [NTSC]
9.  Black Sunday [DVD] [1968] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Barbara Steele
The list author says:
  "The definitive 'gothic' horror film.  Mist-shrouded and reeking of the grave! Mario Bava's greatest achievment."
£46.56   Used & New from: £0.09
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Carnival Of Souls [1962] [DVD]
10.  Carnival Of Souls [1962] [DVD] DVD ~ Candace Hilligoss
The list author says:
  "Transcends its limitations to become a minor masterpiece of quiet, understated horror. Very creepy."
£3.79   Used & New from: £2.52
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Repulsion [1965] [DVD]
11.  Repulsion [1965] [DVD] DVD ~ Catherine Deneuve
The list author says:
  "Polanski's thoroughly disturbing exploration of mental disintegration. Powerful and moving."
£30.00   Used & New from: £7.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

The Devil Rides Out [DVD] [1968]
12.  The Devil Rides Out [DVD] [1968] DVD ~ Christopher Lee
The list author says:
  "One of Hammer's finest moments. Almost the quintessential British horror movie - reactionary, snobbish, but tremendous fun."
£8.00   Used & New from: £2.98
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews)

The House That Dripped Blood [1971] [DVD]
13.  The House That Dripped Blood [1971] [DVD] DVD ~ Christopher Lee
The list author says:
  "My favourite of the Amicus anthology films. Deliciously creepy and surprisingly nasty in places."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Let's Scare Jessica to Death [DVD] [2006] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
14.  Let's Scare Jessica to Death [DVD] [2006] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Zohra Lampert
The list author says:
  "Haunting, sinister, and criminally underrated for far too long, this film's influence on the modern ghost movie is finally getting the recognition it deserves"
Used & New from: £36.54
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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The Wicker Man (2 DVD + CD Collector's Edition)
15.  The Wicker Man (2 DVD + CD Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Edward Woodward
The list author says:
  "The best British horror film ever made. Even after a dozen viewing its final scene has the ability to shock and horrify"
£19.95   Used & New from: £1.18
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (208 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Halloween [1978] [DVD]
16.  Halloween [1978] [DVD] DVD ~ Jamie Lee Curtis
The list author says:
  "The first and final word on slasher movies. Almost the prefect horror movie."
£4.60   Used & New from: £0.98
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (261 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Long Weekend [DVD] (1978)
17.  Long Weekend [DVD] (1978) DVD ~ John Hargreaves
The list author says:
  "Menacing and claustrophobic (despite being set outdoors!) this is a subtle and persuasive Australian film about nature (human and otherwise) turning bad."
£8.00   Used & New from: £3.73
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

The Shining [DVD] [1980]
18.  The Shining [DVD] [1980] DVD ~ Jack Nicholson
The list author says:
  "Kubrick's film is a study of the seductive beauty and appeal of horror. It's all imagery, but that's the point."
£4.09   Used & New from: £0.35
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (284 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Inferno [DVD] [1980] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
19.  Inferno [DVD] [1980] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Leigh McCloskey
The list author says:
  "Argento's misunderstood masterpiece. Like The Shining, this is a visual treatise on terror."
Used & New from: £2.39
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Prince Of Darkness [DVD] [1988]
20.  Prince Of Darkness [DVD] [1988] DVD ~ Donald Pleasence
The list author says:
  "There may be too many ideas vying for space, but this is still one of John Carpenter's most ambitious, frightening and thoughtful films."
£16.98   Used & New from: £6.97
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

In the Mouth of Madness [DVD] [1995] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
21.  In the Mouth of Madness [DVD] [1995] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Sam Neill
The list author says:
  "Thoroughly entertaining. Sam Neill is brilliant in this in one. One of the best Lovecraft inspired films ever made."
Used & New from: £9.73
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

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Lost Highway [DVD] [1997]
22.  Lost Highway [DVD] [1997] DVD ~ Bill Pullman
The list author says:
  "David Lynch's most sinister and puzzling work. He has the ability to make you realise fears you never knew you had.The first twenty minutes are absolutely terrifying."
£16.99   Used & New from: £1.05
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (69 customer reviews)

The Blair Witch Project [DVD] [1999]
23.  The Blair Witch Project [DVD] [1999] DVD ~ Heather Donahue
The list author says:
  "Its appeal to the imagination is its strength. The closest a horror film has come in years to achieving the effects of classic horror literature."
£3.57   Used & New from: £0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (269 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Nameless (Uncut Version) [DVD]
24.  Nameless (Uncut Version) [DVD] DVD ~ Emma Vilarasau
The list author says:
  "The source novel about a mother's search for a girl claiming to be her dead daughter is excellent, but this film improves on it, which should give you an idea of how good Los Sin Nombre is."
£19.69   Used & New from: £11.99
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

A Tale Of Two Sisters [DVD] [2004]
25.  A Tale Of Two Sisters [DVD] [2004] DVD ~ Kap-su Kim
The list author says:
  "This macabre fairy tale will have you scratching your head, but it will also make your skin crawl. Contains at least two scenes that are among the most frightening I've ever seen in a horror film."
£7.89   Used & New from: £1.10
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews)

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