Subgenres of Terror, 2nd Edition: Found Footage Films

Included in this book are 64 reviews of horror and horror-adjacent found footage films.

Found footage is a film subgenre in which all or a substantial part of the work is presented as if it were discovered film or video recordings.

Each book in the second edition of the Subgenres of Terror collection contains a thematic watchlist in which movies are sorted in order of preference.

No Budget Movies

Films with no budget or micro-budgets s are considered z-movies. The results are filtered using the quality rating. Only films with a quality rating of 1.5 or less are displayed. This list doesn't consider a film's budget.
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This is a list of movies ranked from the best to the worst using the sum of eight different ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, creepiness, story, creativity, acting and quality.

Horror Movie Ratings
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2007
For his birthday, a child is offered a film that unleashes two deadly cartoons into the real world.
2002
When played, a cursed film releases two evil cartoons that turn a party into a psychedelic massacre.
2015
A demonic nun unleashes hell when she summons the devil to possess a great white shark.
1920
A scientist discovers a potion that makes people purely evil.
1926
A demon wagers with God that he can corrupt a man's soul.
1993
A virtual reality game takes over the minds of teenagers.
2015
A cartoon dimension engulfs a handful of people.
1994
A vampire travels to New York City to claim her father’s body.
1932
Five travelers find shelter in a bizarre family estate.
1991
Two doctors try to stop a rampant zombie epidemic.
2009
Strangers to each other, a group of people hide in a farm house and attempt to survive a zombie infestation.
2016
A small ocean town is plagued by a bloodthirsty animal, reanimated using parts of sea creatures.
2013
A policeman tracks down a demon.
2012
An estate solicitor is lured into a vampire's castle he cannot escape.
2011
A shark that travels in snow turns out to be more than a legend.
2016
A police officer hunts down a demonic creature that kidnaps and tortures children.
2014
Locked in an office building with a sadistic clown, some employees must work together to survive the night.
1995
A small community is disturbed by what some suspect is a werewolf.
2004
A group of women are visited by three mysterious men during a bachelor party.
2010
A bulimic prostitute gets tortured.

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Giants & Horror

Giants are beings of prodigious size and strength common in the mythology and legends of many cultures. They are a major archetype of horror movies. In this book, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews and ranks 50 of the best horror movies featuring giants ever released. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 2000's Slasher Films

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing slasher films from the 2000’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 1990's Slasher Films

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing slasher films from the 1990’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?

Clowns & Horror

Clowns are performers fond of physical comedy. Some are funny, some are scary. Some love children, some hate them. They are a major archetype of horror movies. In this book, film critic Steve Hutchison reviews and ranks 50 of the best horror movies featuring clowns ever released. How many have you seen?

Decades of Terror 2019: 1980's Slasher Films

Steve Hutchison reviews 100 amazing slasher films from the 1980’s. Each film is analyzed and discussed with a synopsis and a rating. The movies are ranked from best to worst. How many have you seen?