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People who added this item 217 Average listal rating (97 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.3
A silent, black & white film named after the famous story on which it is based. It's the first commercial film created by the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society.
Great film. Love the acting, the lighting, the vibes, and, of course, the story.
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People who added this item 37 Average listal rating (11 ratings) 5.5 IMDB Rating 4.7
Cthulhu (2007)
This one is actually based on the story "The Shadow Over Innsmouth". It's got a pretty great story, and some pretty freaky images in it! A great adaptation of the story, in my opinion.
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People who added this item 1968 Average listal rating (1296 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
The Evil Dead (1981)
While not actually based on a Lovecraft story, it does contain one of Lovecraft's most famous and powerful artifacts -- the Necronomicon!
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People who added this item 1532 Average listal rating (1003 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.8
Evil Dead II (1987)
As in the last one, the dead are brought back from the grave with the power of the Necronomicon.
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People who added this item 1572 Average listal rating (1071 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6
The Necronomicon opens a rift in time that sends Ash back to Medieval ages, and it once again raises the dead.
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People who added this item 727 Average listal rating (446 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.2
Re-Animator (1985)
Based on the story "Herbert West–Reanimator."
A young man discovers the means to preserve life after death. Hilarity and hijinx ensue.
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People who added this item 183 Average listal rating (117 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.3
Dagon (2001)
This one is also based on "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" but is a vastly different adaptation than "Cthulhu" listed above. This one is a bit darker, and more sinister. Not as good as the one above, but still not bad.
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People who added this item 35 Average listal rating (19 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.6
This was excellent. I seriously enjoy the show that the HP Lovecraft Historical Society puts on. This is what Lovecraft films are supposed to be.
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People who added this item 565 Average listal rating (351 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
From what I can tell, this one isn't specifically based on any story in particular, but references several different Lovecraftian themes, madness especially. It was actually really good.
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People who added this item 132 Average listal rating (80 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 5.9
The second sequel to Re-Animator (listed above).
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People who added this item 164 Average listal rating (106 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 6.2
The first sequel to Re-Animator.
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It was cheesy and goofy... but not terrible. It's about the supposed descendant of Lovecraft.
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People who added this item 10 Average listal rating (4 ratings) 3.3 IMDB Rating 2.9
I've heard bad reviews, and I'm not even real sure on what this one's about. I'll have to read more into it.
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People who added this item 91 Average listal rating (42 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 6.8
This film is based on "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward". I'm a sucker for older horror films, and this one even has Vincent Price in it!
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People who added this item 21 Average listal rating (11 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 5.6
I'm not too familiar with this one, but I know it's based upon "The Colour Out of Space".
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People who added this item 63 Average listal rating (33 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.4
Based on the short story of the same name. I'll probably be watching this one soon.
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People who added this item 25 Average listal rating (12 ratings) 5.9 IMDB Rating 4.9
The Curse (1987)
Another film based upon "The Colour Out of Space".
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People who added this item 229 Average listal rating (144 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.7
From Beyond (1986)
Based on the story of the same name.
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People who added this item 15 Average listal rating (5 ratings) 4.6 IMDB Rating 4.9
The Unnamable (1988)
Based on the short story of the same name. The lead character is Randolph Carter, a prominent figure in Lovecraft's stories.
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People who added this item 51 Average listal rating (22 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.4
Based on "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward".
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People who added this item 79 Average listal rating (33 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 5.7
Obviously features the Necronomicon.
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People who added this item 30 Average listal rating (13 ratings) 3.5 IMDB Rating 3.8
Bleeders (1997)
Based upon the story "The Lurking Fear". Looks pretty funky.
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Films based on the works of H.P. Lovecraft, the progenitor of the legendary Cthulhu mythos. I love his writings, and hope to eventually see all the movies that have been based off his glorious work.

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