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The Craft

The Craft
The Craft
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 57%
Metacritic: 55/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: 1 win & 7 nominations
Writer: Peter Filardi, Andrew Fleming
Actors: Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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“The Craft” is a 1996 supernatural horror film about a group of four teenage girls who form a coven and use witchcraft to seek power and revenge, but their actions soon spiral out of control, leading to disastrous consequences.

Scream

Scream
Scream
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 111 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: 12 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Kevin Williamson
Actors: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Scream movie is about a masked killer who terrorizes a small town, targeting a group of high school students, while a young woman tries to unravel the mystery behind the murders before becoming the next victim.

Final Destination

Final Destination
Final Destination
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 36%
Metacritic: 36/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Awards: 3 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Glen Morgan, James Wong, Jeffrey Reddick
Actors: Devon Sawa, Ali Larter, Kerr Smith
Language: English, French
Country: United States
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The Final Destination movie series follows a group of individuals who cheat death, only to find themselves being hunted down by an unseen force that is determined to correct the imbalance of fate. The films focus on suspenseful and gruesome death sequences as the characters try to outsmart death itself.

Disturbing Behavior

Disturbing Behavior
Disturbing Behavior
Internet Movie Database: 5.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 33%
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Runtime: 84 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations
Writer: Scott Rosenberg
Actors: James Marsden, Katie Holmes, Nick Stahl
Language: English
Country: United States, Australia, Canada
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“Disturbing Behavior” is a 1998 sci-fi horror film about a new kid in town who discovers that his high school classmates have been brainwashed by a sinister program, turning them into perfect, but violent, students. As he investigates further, he uncovers a dangerous conspiracy and fights to free his friends from their mind control.

I Know What You Did Last Summer

I Know What You Did Last Summer
I Know What You Did Last Summer
Internet Movie Database: 5.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 45%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 101 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Awards: 3 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Kevin Williamson, Lois Duncan
Actors: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anne Heche
Language: English
Country: United States
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“I Know What You Did Last Summer” is a horror film about a group of friends who accidentally hit a pedestrian with their car and dispose of the body, only to be haunted by a mysterious figure seeking revenge the following summer.”

The Faculty

The Faculty
The Faculty
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 58%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Awards: 11 nominations
Writer: David Wechter, Bruce Kimmel, Kevin Williamson
Actors: Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris
Language: English
Country: United States, Mexico
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“The Faculty” is a science fiction horror film about a group of high school students who discover that their teachers have been taken over by extraterrestrial parasites, and they must fight to save themselves and their school from the alien invasion.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Internet Movie Database: 8.3/10
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Runtime: 44 min
Seasons: 7
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy
Awards: Won 2 Primetime Emmys. 53 wins & 136 nominations total
Writer: Joss Whedon
Actors: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie follows a teenage girl named Buffy who discovers she is the chosen one, destined to battle vampires and other supernatural creatures. With the help of her friends, she must embrace her calling and save the world from the forces of evil.

Ginger Snaps

Ginger Snaps
Ginger Snaps
Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 108 min
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Awards: 10 wins & 9 nominations
Writer: Karen Walton, John Fawcett
Actors: Emily Perkins, Katharine Isabelle, Kris Lemche
Language: English
Country: Canada
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The Ginger Snaps movie is about two teenage sisters, Ginger and Brigitte, who are obsessed with death and the macabre. When Ginger is bitten by a werewolf, Brigitte must find a way to save her sister before she fully transforms.

The Lost Boys

The Lost Boys
The Lost Boys
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 63/100
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Runtime: 97 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Awards: 3 wins & 5 nominations
Writer: Jan Fischer, James Jeremias, Jeffrey Boam
Actors: Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Lost Boys” is a 1987 American horror-comedy film about two brothers who move to a California town plagued by a gang of young vampires. As they navigate their new surroundings, they must uncover the truth about the vampires and find a way to defeat them.

Jennifer’s Body

Jennifer's Body
Jennifer's Body
Internet Movie Database: 5.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 46%
Metacritic: 47/100
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Runtime: 102 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Awards: 3 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Diablo Cody
Actors: Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Adam Brody
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“Jennifer’s Body” is a horror-comedy film about a high school cheerleader named Jennifer who becomes possessed by a demonic entity and starts preying on her male classmates. Her best friend, Needy, must uncover the truth and stop Jennifer’s killing spree before it’s too late.

Shaun of the Dead

Shaun of the Dead
Shaun of the Dead
Internet Movie Database: 7.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 99 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Awards: Nominated for 3 BAFTA 14 wins & 20 nominations total
Writer: Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright
Actors: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom, France
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“Shaun of the Dead” is a British comedy horror film that follows Shaun, a slacker, as he navigates a zombie apocalypse in London with his friends, attempting to save his loved ones and find safety while also dealing with personal growth and maturity.

Zombieland

Zombieland
Zombieland
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 73/100
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Runtime: 88 min
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Awards: 10 wins & 29 nominations
Writer: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick
Actors: Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson
Language: English, Spanish, French
Country: United States
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Zombieland is a post-apocalyptic comedy film about a group of survivors navigating their way through a zombie-infested world, using a set of rules to stay alive. Along the way, they form an unlikely bond and search for a place they can call home.

Tucker and Dale vs Evil

Tucker and Dale vs Evil
Tucker and Dale vs Evil
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Metacritic: 65/100
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Runtime: 89 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Awards: 12 wins & 14 nominations
Writer: Eli Craig, Morgan Jurgenson
Actors: Tyler Labine, Alan Tudyk, Katrina Bowden
Language: English
Country: Canada, United Kingdom, United States, India
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“Tucker and Dale vs Evil” is a comedy horror film about two well-meaning hillbillies who are mistaken for serial killers by a group of college students, leading to a series of hilarious misunderstandings and gory mishaps.”

Evil Dead II

Evil Dead II
Evil Dead II
Internet Movie Database: 7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 88%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 84 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Awards: 1 win & 5 nominations
Writer: Sam Raimi, Scott Spiegel
Actors: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks
Language: English, Latin
Country: United States
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Evil Dead II is a horror comedy film about a man named Ash Williams who battles demonic forces in a secluded cabin after accidentally unleashing an ancient evil book, leading to a nightmarish fight for survival.

Army of Darkness

Army of Darkness
Army of Darkness
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 68%
Metacritic: 59/100
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Runtime: 81 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Awards: 12 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi
Actors: Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Marcus Gilbert
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Army of Darkness” is a horror comedy film about a man named Ash who is transported back in time to the Middle Ages, where he must battle an army of the undead and retrieve the Necronomicon to return to his own time. With his chainsaw hand and quick wit, Ash fights to save the kingdom and find a way back home.

Cabin in the Woods

The Cabin in the Woods
The Cabin in the Woods
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 95 min
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Awards: 20 wins & 34 nominations
Writer: Joss Whedon, Drew Goddard
Actors: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison
Language: English, Japanese
Country: United States, Canada
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“Cabin in the Woods” is a horror film that follows a group of college friends who visit a remote cabin and unwittingly become part of a sinister government experiment that manipulates their every move. As they fight for survival, they uncover a dark secret that threatens their lives and the fate of the world.

Fright Night

Fright Night
Fright Night
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 72%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 106 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Awards: 2 wins & 8 nominations
Writer: Marti Noxon, Tom Holland
Actors: Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, David Tennant
Language: English, Ukrainian
Country: United States, India
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“Fright Night” is a horror-comedy film about a teenager who discovers that his new neighbor is a vampire and must enlist the help of a TV horror show host to stop him before he kills again.

Trick ‘r Treat

Trick 'r Treat
Trick 'r Treat
Internet Movie Database: 6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
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Runtime: 82 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Awards: 6 wins & 7 nominations
Writer: Michael Dougherty
Actors: Anna Paquin, Brian Cox, Dylan Baker
Language: English
Country: United States, Canada
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“Trick ‘r Treat” is a horror anthology film that weaves together four interwoven Halloween-themed stories, exploring the dark traditions and consequences of the holiday. It follows a mysterious trick-or-treater as he enforces the rules of Halloween, punishing those who disrespect the spirit of the holiday.”

The Babysitter

The Babysitter
The Babysitter
Internet Movie Database: 6.3/10
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Runtime: 85 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Awards: N/A
Writer: Brian Duffield
Actors: Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Babysitter” is a horror-comedy film that follows a young boy named Cole as he discovers his babysitter is part of a satanic cult and must fight for his life to survive the night.

Happy Death Day

Happy Death Day
Happy Death Day
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 96 min
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Awards: 3 nominations
Writer: Scott Lobdell
Actors: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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Happy Death Day is a horror-comedy film about a college student who relives the day of her murder over and over again, and must uncover her killer’s identity to break the time loop and save herself.

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