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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

7 Best Horror Films From Under The Radar
Posted by Christopher Horton | Posted 425 days ago.
It is physically impossible for every movie that gets made to be shown in theaters. Its also not possible for every movie to be mass marketed. This fact, was at one point, a huge problem for indie film-makers. But as of late, with internet-word-of-mouth, you can get even the smallest indie film a huge amount [...]

Top 10 Horror Films That are Not Horror
Posted by DeadHorse13 | Posted 438 days ago.
Horror films by literal definition are movies that elicit the emotion of fear or terror from the viewer. Their plots normally involve the central themes of death, violence, psychosis, the supernatural, the unexplained, or science gone awry to name just a few usual suspects. However, the Horror genre doesn’t have an exclusive stranglehold on our [...]

Top Five Richard Matheson Movies
Posted by Monster Mary | Posted 448 days ago.
One of the greatest American Horror and Sci-Fi authors of all time has passed away at the age of 87.  Richard Matheson wrote some incredibly influential novels such as I am Legend, The Shrinking Man, A Stir of Echoes, Hell House, Somewhere in Time and What Dreams May Come just to name a few.  Several [...]

Top Ten Zombie Movie Head Shots
Posted by Carrion | Posted 456 days ago.
What is the best part about a zombie movie? Some say it’s the fiendish way in which the living get torn apart and eaten by the dead. Those in favour of the human race will say it’s the creative and gruesome ways that we dispatch the re-animated. Personally, I don’t really care, as long as [...]

IMDB’s Top 10 Zombie Movie’s List
Posted by Herner Klenthur | Posted 457 days ago.
You will never guess what IMDB thinks are the 10 best zombie movies of all time. IMDB has released another one of their top lists and this one is by Keith Sim and it looks at the 10 most popular zombie movies based off the ratings of the users of IMDB. It is always fascinating [...]

Eight Horror Movie Cliches That Are Getting Old
Posted by BrideOfChucky | Posted 462 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 466 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 469 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 473 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 475 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 478 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 [...]

Top Ten Peter Cushing Movies
Posted by Monster Mary | Posted 480 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 481 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 481 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 488 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 [...]

10 Sexiest Vampires in Film
Posted by TheM | Posted 497 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 497 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 502 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 502 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 508 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, [...]