Legacy of Terror 2018

This book contains the reviews of 100 sequels, 20 prequels and 60 remakes.

For each category, installments are sorted in order of preference. The ranking of each film is established by the sum of 8 types of ratings: stars, gimmick, rewatchability, story, creativity, acting, quality and creepiness.

Each film description contains a synopsis, a list of attributed genres, a list of moods, eight ratings and a three-paragraph review.

Kid-Friendly: Gateways to Horror for Children

Only KID-FRIENDLY MOVIES are listed here. They are perfect gateways to horror.

Select a genre, threat or/and subgenre to narrow the results.

These are lists 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 Rating Priorities for Steve Hutchison
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1984
A high-maintenance creature gives birth to an army of small devils after being exposed to water.
1984
Three unemployed supernatural investigators start a ghost hunting business.
1990
An innocent allergic creature gives birth to a hoard of morphing monsters inside a commercial skyscraper after being exposed to water.
1985
In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient treasure.
1986
A teenage girl is given 13 hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother who has been kidnapped by a wizard.
1993
The owners of a theme park hosting cloned dinosaurs lose control of their security system.
1988
A recently-deceased ghost couple hire a dimensional being to scare the family that invaded their home.
1939
A girl is transported by a tornado to a world dominated by witches and inhabited by magical creatures.
1988
A selfish cable television executive is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve.
1989
Members of a ghost hunting company investigate a stream of ectoplasm flowing in the sewers of New York City.
1990
A young boy is turned into a mouse by a witch.
1990
A man with scissors for hands leaves his castle and is brought into a new community.
1985
A boy gone bald uses a magic recipe given to him by ghosts to grow back his hair.
1993
The king of Halloween town discovers Christmas town and attempts to recreate what he found.
2013
A circus magician is transported to a magical land where he must fulfill a prophecy.
2015
A teenager teams up with the daughter of young adult horror author after the writer's monsters are set free in the real world.
1985
Rescued from a psychiatric institute, a girl returns to a fantasy world she once visited.
2018
Zombies are transferred to a normal high school in a suburban town.
1993
Three dead witches are brought back to life on Halloween.
2012
A boy attempts to bring back his dog to life using electricity.
1989
A child must protect his grand-father against a mad man dressed as Santa Claus who broke into their mansion.
2019
A group of teens face their fears in order to save their lives.
2018
Two kids recite a magic formula that brings a ventriloquist's dummy to life.
1997
A rescue mission takes place inside an abandoned theme park filled with dinosaurs.
2001
A businessman’s contribution to science grants him and his wife a tour on an island inhabited by dinosaurs.
1988
A girl dreams of a scary house she draws in her sketchbook while she’s awake.
2011
While shooting a movie, a group of teenagers witness a massive train accident that triggers a series of supernatural events.
1990
Two brothers and their cousin tell each other spooky stories.
1987
A high school student is tormented by a werewolf curse he is afflicted by.
1987
Kids become the victims of demons erupting from a strange hole in the grass.
1985
A teenager discovers he is a werewolf after hitting puberty.
1987
Humanoids from outer space help a boy who struggles with bullying.
1986
A boy tries to stop aliens who have taken over his town and are attempting to possess its inhabitants.
1996
Two objects leave a wizard’s shop, creating fear and death.
1984
A boy whose parents have been kidnapped by terrorists asks Santa Claus for help.
2017
The human race escapes planet Earth after an invasion only to return to an ecosystem dominated by giant monsters.
2018
Humans resort to robotic weapons to defeat a giant monster.
1986
A family moves into an apartment building infested with trolls.
2006
A turtle grows several times its original size in order to save Japan from a giant creature.
1981
A family hires an exterminator to destroy monsters that a cursed book summoned.
1980
A teenager experiences strange events after moving to a country home.
1971
Aliens arrive on Earth with a giant shark and intend to kill everyone.
1996
A giant moth protects earth against a three-headed dragon and its summoner.
1967
A gigantic flying monster emerges from a volcano to terrorize Japan.
1997
Children discover a lost pyramid structured like a maze that a giant moth and a dragon are fighting over.
2018
Humanity and their alien allies battle a powerful giant.
1989
A young boy finds a monster in the basement of his home and can't get his parents to believe him.
1968
Aliens use mind control on a giant turtle in order to destroy Earth.
1969
Aliens kidnap two children and take them to a distant planet for the purpose of analyzing their brains.
1970
A giant triceratops is released when an ancient statue is moved for display.

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