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30 Days of Horror

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People who added this item 1252 Average listal rating (810 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.6
Pet Sematary (1989)
Day 1: A memorable animal in a horror movie

To be honest I was very traumatized by this kitty the first time I saw this film (along with my mother heheh). I was a lot younger and the cat's death was very upsetting (much more upsetting than the child tbh). I mean I am still upset and slighty traumatized by the death of my own cat. But as I grew I also grew more fond of this movie (it's still unsettling in certain ways and i like it) and the cat is just by far the most memorable animal from all the horror films I've seen.
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People who added this item 2224 Average listal rating (1483 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6.7
Blade II (2002)
Day 2: One of your earliest encounters with the horror genre

Oh man I thought about this one for like forever. Most early encounters of the horror type are so weird and not even horror, just me being a little wuss over silly things. But as I thought about legit horror movies I remember from my childhood, Blade came to mind. As a youngster I remember the vampires being very creepy and scary, but I really loved Blade. I loved the show and the movies and it's gotta be one of my earliest encounters with the horror genre. Maybe that's why I can't even completely hate Trinity.
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People who added this item 289 Average listal rating (156 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 5.9
Day 3: A favorite saw or chainsaw scene

Definitely a tie between this one and when Ash cuts his hand off with the chainsaw, followed by the iconic fitting of the chainsaw on the hand. I mean there's loads more but these two stood out in my mind. I chose Tokyo Gore Police 'cause I really like the scene and the heroine doing her thing. Also I've chosen Evil Dead on so many other parts of this list so I wanted some variety. Of course Tokyo Gore Police excels on the katana slashing scenes but I just really like the chainsaw scene too.
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Day 4: A great horror movie doctor

Anybody who knows me would guess this immediately and there's no argument here. I didn't even think of any other doctor than the darling old Dr. Lecter. My very favorite in so many other genres too.
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People who added this item 2820 Average listal rating (1814 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.7
The Birds (1963)
Day 5: Favorite horror director

He's not really a horror director and I'd say my more genre appropriate choice would be either Romero, Carpenter, Tod Browning (just because i frickin looooove Freaks and Dracula) or even Miike. But really the reason I decided to put Hitchcock here was Frenzy, Psycho and the Birds. Particularly Frenzy is my personal favorite and I chose that for the next section. Psycho is such awesome and pure horror that Hitchcock deserves to be considered somewhat of a horror director too. Alfred Hitchcock presents also had some great shorts I'd consider to be of the horror genre.
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People who added this item 595 Average listal rating (372 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.4
Frenzy (1972)
Day 6: Your favorite movie by your favorite director

I know too many people who would find this movie "lame" or "boring" or "not even scary". But I've always had an appreciation for Hitchcock's movies and yeah sure it's not really scary since I myself at least am very used to watching gore and have seen a lot more scary stuff than this one. But here's the awesome part, it's not scary but even to me the movie is deeply unsettling. And that comes from the genius that is Alfred Hitchcock. He has always been the master of making you feel uneasy without really seeing anything directly. It took me a long while to actually watch this movie but it blew my mind when I finally saw it. It was eery, creepy and just very unsettling. I fell in love with the movie and it instantly became one of my Hitchcock favorites. Hitchcock has a way of getting to me, I still remember certain episodes of Hitchcock Presents that haunt my mind, hahah.
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People who added this item 4734 Average listal rating (3336 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.4
Alien (1979)
Day 7: A great hero

Ripley of course. Ash would also fit the bill even tho he is the reluctant hero. And I really love Lionel from Dead Alive as the hero too.
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People who added this item 796 Average listal rating (560 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
Day 8: Best comedy-horror

A lot of movies would fit this category, like Shaun of The Dead, Zombieland and even my favorites Dead Alive and Evil Dead movies are the best comedy horrors I've seen. But I chose Tucker and Dale vs. Evil because out of all of these it's possibly the funniest one. Not better, but funniest. And I haven't really seen anything like this that was as good. Wow, this was a tough one.
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People who added this item 573 Average listal rating (386 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.1
Cujo (1983)
Day 9: A boring horror movie

Well when I finally got to see Cujo I was expecting it to be a lot more exciting. I just ended up being really annoyed. The subject matter of course it upsetting but I just didn't enjoy the movie as much as I would've liked to.
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People who added this item 1050 Average listal rating (613 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 7.9
Freaks (1932)
Day 10: Favorite classic horror movie

That ending is just so epic.
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People who added this item 934 Average listal rating (537 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7
Day 11: Most psychotic killer

I'd say both Kakihara and Ichi are pretty messed up and definitely psychotic. But Ichi has some even more unsettling characteristics. Ichi hasn't quite come to terms with his psycopathy the way Kakihara has, so that's why he is my first choice.
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People who added this item 1121 Average listal rating (717 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.5
Dead Alive (1992)
Day 12: The goriest movie you’ve seen


Tokyo Gore Police would've been my second choice. But hey, dat lawnmower scene is iconic.
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People who added this item 1417 Average listal rating (821 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.5
Day 13: Favorite foreign horror

This genre has one of the creepiest films I've seen and this wasn't an easy choice. But this is one of my overall favorites so I chose this one.
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People who added this item 799 Average listal rating (516 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.2
Day 15: A great 80’s horror movie

Damn tough choice, I loooooooove the 80s (horror) movies.
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Day 14: The cheesiest horror you’ve ever seen

Any Troma film could be here and some of you might think this was the most obvious choice ever but it really just is the cheesiest stuff I've ever seen. I was torn between Terror Firmer and Poultrygeist, but came to the conclusion that Poultrygeist is not only more ridiculous and offensive but it's also a frickin musical(!?). Can you get any cheesier? "OH ARBIE, You're the best dry humper in school!"
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People who added this item 1745 Average listal rating (1137 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9
Day 16: Great indie horror
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People who added this item 2101 Average listal rating (1414 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5
Day 17: Favorite horror franchise





Yup 'tis the one.
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Day 18: A movie people hate that you love

I figured based on the rating of this movie it's considered bad? But I like it, so I chose it to represent this section.
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People who added this item 1442 Average listal rating (965 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7
Hellraiser (1987)
Day 19: A movie that disappointed you

Since this is considered to be one of the essential movies of the horror genre my expectations were way up for this one. But I was disappointed. It's not a bad movie but also not as good as I thought. Pinhead and the rest of the cenobites look awesome tho.
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People who added this item 2106 Average listal rating (1414 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 7.1
The Mist (2007)
Day 20: A great twist ending

I would've chosen Sleepaway Camp but I am the biggest wuss when it comes to that ending. I am still so traumatized,haha. I don't even want to see pictures of the ending, it's way too creepy and unsettling to watch. So I wussed out and chose the next best thing so I wouldn't have to look at _that face_. Still, the ending of The Mist is pretty brutal so I just had to choose it.
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People who added this item 425 Average listal rating (297 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.5
Day 21: A horrible/lame twist

This one's here probably because I had too high hopes for this film overall. It was a solid movie but the big twist wasn't that big of a hit for me.
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People who added this item 4179 Average listal rating (2764 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5
Psycho (1960)
Day 22: Best movie based on a book
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People who added this item 389 Average listal rating (282 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 5.6
Day 23: Scariest old person

This was a tie between Grandpa Sawyer and Ezra Cobb from Deranged. Both are creepy but I think Grandpa Sawyer is even more unsettling and maybe even scary.
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People who added this item 2029 Average listal rating (1345 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3
Day 24: A movie you expected to be bad, but enjoyed
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People who added this item 2042 Average listal rating (1380 ratings) 5.7 IMDB Rating 6.3
Day 25: A franchise you don’t like
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People who added this item 6470 Average listal rating (4490 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
Day 27: Favorite Stephen King movie

Favorite horror movie for sure, but overall favorite King movie would be Stand By Me.
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People who added this item 323 Average listal rating (223 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.3
Day 26: Worst sequel

ACtually the whole franchise kinda sucks.
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People who added this item 1616 Average listal rating (1030 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.8
Day 28: A great zombie movie

My favorite too.
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People who added this item 713 Average listal rating (471 ratings) 4.5 IMDB Rating 4.4
Day 29: A movie you refuse to watch

Tbh I don't really care for the premise of the movie and it's shock factor. And overall the whole film series seems ridiculous.
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People who added this item 281 Average listal rating (205 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.2
House (1986)
Day 30: One you need to watch, a.s.a.p.

It's been on my list for too long now.
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Day 1: A memorable animal in a horror movie
Day 2: One of your earliest encounters with the horror genre
Day 3: A favorite saw or chainsaw scene
Day 4: A great horror movie doctor
Day 5: Favorite horror director
Day 6: Your favorite movie by your favorite director
Day 7: A great hero
Day 8: Best comedy-horror
Day 9: A boring horror movie
Day 10: Favorite classic horror movie
Day 11: Most psychotic killer
Day 12: The goriest movie you’ve seen
Day 13: Favorite foreign horror
Day 14: The cheesiest horror you’ve ever seen
Day 15: A great 80’s horror movie
Day 16: Great indie horror
Day 17: Favorite horror franchise
Day 18: A movie people hate that you love
Day 19: A movie that disappointed you
Day 20: A great twist ending
Day 21: A horrible/lame twist
Day 22: Best movie based on a book
Day 23: Scariest old person
Day 24: A movie you expected to be bad, but enjoyed
Day 25: A franchise you don’t like
Day 26: Worst sequel
Day 27: Favorite OR least favorite Stephen King movie
Day 28: A great zombie movie
Day 29: A movie you refuse to watch
Day 30: One you need to watch, a.s.a.p.

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