The Almanac of Terror 2016: 86 Years of Horror Movie Statistics

The Almanac of Terror mixes and aggregates different statistics on horror and horror-adjacent movies. Most of the lists included in this book are sorted according to their overall score.

Our classification method combines genres, subgenres, ambiances and antagonists. Our different ratings are: stars, story, creativity, action, quality, creepiness and rewatchability.

All Movie Stats

This graphic shows the average rating per year for all the movies reviewed on our site. Seven ratings are put side by side. They are: star rating, rewatchability rating, story rating, creativity rating, acting rating, quality rating and gimmick rating.

This graphic shows the average classification complexity per year for all the movies reviewed on our site. Four classification categories are put side by side. They are: antagonist, genre, mood and subgenre.

This graphic shows the average rating per antagonist type for all the movies reviewed on our site. This system contains 64 antagonist types.

This graphic shows the average rating per subgenre type for all the movies reviewed on our site. This system contains 27 antagonist types.

This graphic shows the antagonist frequency from the most to the least frequent. This system contains 27 antagonist types.

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