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Top 10 Horror is our ongoing series where we look at the Top films within the genre. For example, 10 Best Horror Films of 2011, 10 Best Movies Featuring Zombies, 10 Greatest Kills, etc. This on going series is written by the entire writing team at HorrorMovies.ca

Top Ten Fathers Day Horror Movies : Horrible Fathers
Posted by DirtyGirl | Posted 312 days ago.
Horror Movies are full of Evil Fathers who love to teach their young children their evil ways or maybe they just want to kill their own offspring in some twisted horrible way.   What better way to spend this Father’s Day then with an Evil dad?  You know the type…keeps an axe close by, buries [...]

Eight Horror Movie Cliches That Are Getting Old
Posted by BrideOfChucky | Posted 315 days ago.
Clichés. Elements that have been used so many times they have lost meaning. Or in the case of horror, lost the element of surprise and creepiness. Maybe I’m alone on this one, but it definitely takes away from the scary-factor when I already know what’s gonna happen. I get that not all movies are going [...]

50 Horror Movie Survival Tips
Posted by BlondeRobynGirl | Posted 319 days ago.
I love watching horror movies, and I’ve always thought about things that I would or wouldn’t do if I were in a horror movie myself. I always feel like I am yelling at characters in movies for the stupid things they are doing, so I wanted to create a list of 50 tips to survive [...]

Five Reasons Why Warm Bodies Doesn’t “Ruin the Zombie Genre”
Posted by Matt-suzaka | Posted 323 days ago.
1. Zombies Aren’t Real I’ve heard all the arguments from people who claim to be zombie purists (whatever that means): “Zombies don’t fall in love!” “Zombies don’t have feelings!” “Zombies are meant to kill people and eat their flesh!” “Zombies don’t look like that!” Sorry guys, but zombies aren’t real, therefore THERE ARE NO RULES! [...]

Terminator 5 Movie: 9 Ways to Make it Succeed
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 326 days ago.
As you should all know by now last week Arnold Schwarzenegger confirmed Terminator 5 is moving ahead to Metro Magazine. This is one of three film projects he has on the go including another Conan movie and a sequel to Twins ( seriously???? ) I for one am excited for a Terminator 5 if only [...]

10 Female Masters of Horror
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 328 days ago.
We recently sparked an unintended debate  on female horror directors when we shared a list of 10 New Masters of Horror and not one of them was a woman. The list was generated from reader feedback as well as our own reflections on the genre and has in the process opened up my eyes to [...]

5 Horrible Places To Hide From The Walking Dead
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 331 days ago.
When the zombie apocalypse comes where will you hide? We have compiled a list of the 5 worst places to hide during a zombie apocalypse. It seemed fitting since we have already done an editorial on some Tips on How to Surive the Zombie Apocalypse At first glance these places will seem like great locations [...]


23 Best Horror Movie Remakes
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 331 days ago.
Most of us our instant reaction to a horror remake is ‘not again’ but sometimes as horror fans we really just need to pull the stick out.  I have done a few pieces on horror remakes and if there is one thing that we can all likely agree on it’s the fact that as a [...]

Top Ten Peter Cushing Movies
Posted by DirtyGirl | Posted 333 days ago.
If Peter Cushing were still with us, today would have been his 100th birthday. In order to celebrate Peter Cushing day we look back at the 10 Best Peter Cushing Movies! Cushing will live on forever in the many wonderful films he made. We love and miss you Peter Cushing! Peter Cushing was one of the [...]

Top 10 Apocalyptic Horror Movie Thrillers
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 334 days ago.
Apocalyptic horror movies come in all kinds from popcorn action flicks like Will Smith’s I am Legend to the violent and fast paced Doomsday.  Both have their merits but for me none can top the apocalyptic thriller. The kind of movie that literally leaves you glued to your seat wondering what could possibly happen next. [...]

Top 10 Cliche Horror Movie Deaths
Posted by MovieMaven | Posted 334 days ago.
Herner who runs this site and I were talking and he wanted to know what I think are the Top Ten most cliche’ deaths in horror films throughout the ages. I got to thinking about it. First, allow me to define my criteria. By cliche I mean that when you see this character you can [...]

9 Best Road Trips to Terror
Posted by Aleshia Howell | Posted 341 days ago.
The open road is the path to freedom. It’s also a teacher of life’s hardest lessons. Don’t wait for the next gas station. Don’t take the back road. And don’t get hacked to pieces in the middle of nowhere. To whet your road horror appetite, here’s a collection of modern classics and some that may [...]

13 Horror Movies To Watch on Mothers Day
Posted by TheM | Posted 348 days ago.
Its Mother’s day this weekend which means today you should be doing incredibly nice things for your mother dearest. It also means that its a perfect time for us to focus on a brand new Top 10. This go around you guessed it. Top Mothers Day Horror Movies. Unfortunately in this one I do not [...]

10 Sexiest Vampires in Film
Posted by TheM | Posted 351 days ago.
Vampires are erotic creatures that are as beautiful as they are deadly. In this top 10 list I am going to look at the sexiest female vampires to ever grace the big screen. Although none of the Brides of Dracula from Bram Stokers  1897 Novel can make my list they certainly set the standard. So [...]

Top 10 Scream Queens
Posted by Ben Hurry | Posted 351 days ago.
Scream Queens, the name says it all. Where would horror be without the saucy heroines and unfortunate victims that make up the genre? As film historian George Feltenstein said: “”Women screaming in terror has been a Hollywood mainstay — even when films were silent”. Horror especially has a love and affection for the spunky vixen [...]

12 Best Asian Horror Films You’ve Never Heard Of
Posted by Mahiwaga | Posted 356 days ago.
I believe most of you have already come across an article with a similar title by JMH314. I commend him for coming up with a great list of overlooked Asian horror films and I take inspiration from his article idea. Although, I noticed how most of the films he wrote about were from Japan so I’ve [...]

Why Game of Thrones Is The Best Horror Show on TV
Posted by BrideOfChucky | Posted 356 days ago.
First off, I’d like to say that if you’re not watching Game of Thrones, then you need to get on that. Like, now. I was a little hesitant at first, but after being coerced into watching it from my family, I was hooked. Now I know Game of Thrones is usually associated with fantasy and [...]

Scary Movies Based on Common Phobias
Posted by BrideOfChucky | Posted 361 days ago.
As many of you regular readers will know I have a fascination with common phobias. Last month I wrote an editorial where I went through some of the most common and terrifying phobias that have been included in horror movies. Since I wrote that I have been looking through the comments below my other list, [...]

The 32 Rules of Zombieland
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 369 days ago.
The new Zombieland TV Series just premiered on Amazon Prime for FREE and for the most part I enjoyed it. I think that the series will definitely find an audience if they play their cards right and don’t skimp on the production because episode 1 may not have been perfect but it was 30 minutes [...]

The Best Horror Movies of All Time : Joe’s List!
Posted by Joe Humphreys | Posted 369 days ago.
The lack of scares in mainstream cinema is becoming quite ridiculous now, in my lifetime I’ve never seen a film in the cinema that has given me sleepless nights (other than Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, but I was young, naive and the thought of a massive snake that can petrify you, well petrified [...]

5 Indie Horror Films Worth Watching
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 375 days ago.
Time for another Top 5 and this go around I am taking a look at the 5 really good indie horror movies worth watching. I have deliberately tried to focus on the low-budget but also not discrediting the mid budget horror films that impressed the hell out of me. So without further ado here are 5 indie [...]

Top Ten Horror Movie Jerks
Posted by Dead Air | Posted 375 days ago.
Have you ever been watching a horror movie and felt fed up with a character that wasn’t even the so-called “villain?” Somebody you just want to die? Don’t feel bad, chances are you’re dealing with a real jerk. The jerk or asshole is a time-honoured horror tradition who is usually a person whose true nature [...]

Top Ten Horror Movies Based on Common Phobias
Posted by BrideOfChucky | Posted 376 days ago.
What is it that really makes a horror movie “scary?” Is it the blood and gore? The suspense? Personally, films are a lot more frightening to me when they are based on something I am already afraid of! I have put together a list of my top ten movies, and honorable mentions, that are fueled [...]

Asian Horror Films Based on Haunting Urban Legends
Posted by Mahiwaga | Posted 383 days ago.
One of the main foundations of horror films are the premise and integrity of its plot and sometimes, just for the sake of giving the films an extra creep factor, most plots are based on urban legends. It may either be supernatural legends, hauntings and so on and so forth. The perfect movie example for [...]

5 Frightening Female Movie Characters
Posted by Matt-suzaka | Posted 390 days ago.
Asami Yamazaki Film: Audition Portrayed By: Eihi Shiina What Makes Her So Scary?: I have a strong feeling this will be a running theme with this list, but the key to what makes Asami Yamazaki so frightening is just how damned crazy she is. On the surface, Asami is so very delicate, soft-spoken and innocent; [...]

Top Ten Scariest Episodes of The Twilight Zone
Posted by BrideOfChucky | Posted 390 days ago.
For the most part, many people are familiar with The Twilight Zone. Rod Serling’s mysterious intros, the dramatic music, and that oh so catchy theme song have been cemented into my brain for as long as I can remember. Even if you haven’t watched the series, you have probably come across it at one point [...]