Foundations of Horror

Foundations of Horror

Celebrate the superb, scary cinema that gave birth to film's most popular genre.

The Wicker Man
The Wicker Man
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A police sergeant travels to a remote Scottish island and its pagan community, in search of a missing girl.

Nosferatu, The Vampyre
Nosferatu, The Vampyre
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Werner Herzog’s 1979 remake stars the ghoulish German actor Klaus Kinski.

Viy
Viy
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In 19th century Russia, a seminary student is forced to spend three nights with the corpse of a beautiful young witch.

White Zombie
White Zombie
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Bela Lugosi plays an evil witch doctor who commands zombies in this horror classic.

The Cabinet of Dr Caligari
The Cabinet of Dr Caligari
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This still scary German silent is one of the most important horror films ever made.

Nosferatu
Nosferatu
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F.W. Murnau's silent version of DRACULA is one of the greatest horror films ever made.

The Great Gabbo
The Great Gabbo
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A roguish officer ensnares his wife in a web of infidelity, testing her loyalty and ultimately challenging the manhood of her husband.

AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth
AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth's History of Horror
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Director Eli Roth brings together the masters for an in-depth look at horror's roots.

The Old Dark House
The Old Dark House
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In this classic chiller, stranded travelers stumble upon a strange old house, and find themselves at the mercy of a highly eccentric family.

Halloween
Halloween
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An escaped killer returns home in John Carpenter's classic.

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
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A group of friends are terrorised by a chainsaw wielding madman and his depraved family in this legendary horror.

Black Christmas
Black Christmas
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This horror classic about a killer stalking sorority girls on Xmas helped spawn the slasher genre.