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Alice Sweet Alice
(1976) (R)

This scary movie follows Alice, a 12 year old girl, who becomes the prime suspect of her sister's murder because of her past and mental state. More murders are discovered and Alice is still the leading suspect. But can a child be capable of murder? Brooke Shields, Linda Miller, Mildred Clinton, Paula E. Sheppard.

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(1979) (R)

In the future, a ship lands on a planet in a rescue mission. They soon find an abandoned ship with no traces of anyone aboard. As the crew continue their search for any survivors, they find some alien form they have not encountered before. They must escape now before the aliens hatch. Starring Sigourney Weaver and Tom Skerritt. One of The Master's favorite horror movies.

Alien, Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm

(2007) (NR)

Pim and Ploy were born as conjoined twins. Their childhood was bittersweet, they were never alone and always had a playmate. As they grow, however, their lives become deprived which leads to a surgical separation in which Pim is the only survivor. Strange things begin to happen to Pim and she realizes her twin has never left her side. Starring Marsha Wattanapanich, Vittaya Wasukraipaisan and Ratchanoo Bunchootwong.

Alone in the Dark
(1982) (R)

During a major power outage, four psychopaths escape from a maximum security insane asylum and head out to seek revenge on the psychiatrist that torture them for years using unconventional treatments. Jack Palance, Donald Pleasence, Martin Landau, Dwight Schultz, Erland van Lidth, Deborah Hedwall, Lee Taylor-Allan, Phillip Clark, Elizabeth Ward, Brent Jennings, Gordon Watkins, Carol Levy, Keith Reddin, Annie Korzen and Lin Shaye.

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Altered States
(1980) (R)

A researcher conducting experiments on different consciousness states hoping to expand the human mind, tests his theory on himself with unexpected and dangerous results. Drew Barrymore, William Hurt, Blair Brown and Bob Balaban.

Altered States, Drew Barrymore, William Hurt, Blair Brown,Bob Balaban

American Mary
(2012) (R)

This disturbing film follows Mary Mason who wants to become a surgeon, but has become disappointed with medical school. Mary decides to get her medical experience in the underground surgical world which will attract a very eccentric clientele and will toy with Mary's mind. Katharine Isabelle, Antonio Cupo and Tristan Risk.

American Mary, Katharine Isabelle, Antonio Cupo and Tristan Risk

An American Haunting
(2005) (PG-13)

This supernatural horror film is based on the only documented case in U.S. history in which a spirit was determined to have caused the death of a man. In 1818, in Red River, Tennessee, Betsy Bell has been suffering from night terrors and attacks from an invisible force since a land dispute between her father (Donald Sutherland ) and Kathe Batts, who rumor has it is a witch who put a curse on him and his family. A vengeful entity seems to be responsible for Betsy's nightmares and attacks. They seek help from different sources to exorcise the evil spirit. Donald Sutherland, Sissy Spacek, Rachel Hurd-Wood.

An American Haunting, Donald Sutherland, Sissy Spacek, Rachel Hurd-Wood

An American Werewolf in London
(1981) (R)

American student (David Naughton) is on a walking tour of Britain when he's attacked by a strange creature. Soon he begins to have strange nightmares, begins changing, and has developed a taste for flesh! David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher.

An American Werewolf in London, David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher

Angel Heart
(1987) (R)

This horror movie follows Harry Angel (Mickey Rourke), a detective who is contracted by a law firm representing a mystery man called Louis Cyphre (Robert De Niro). The mystery man wants him to look for a singer called Johnny Favorite. But Johnny doesn’t want to be found and every time Harry gets closer to finding Johnny, people die under mysterious circumstances. Soon Harry’s own life is in danger as his investigation leads him to a satanic cult. Co-starring Lisa Bonet.

Angel Heart, Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, Lisa Bonet

(1983) (NR)

Based on true events. After serving only 4 years in prison for murder, a psychopath is released into society. Soon after, he gets the undeniable urge to kill. After his first attempt fails, he decides to hide out in the countryside where he gets his fix by torturing a family living in a secluded home. Erwin Leder, Robert Hunger-Bühler, Silvia Rabenreither.

(2009) (NR)

This controversial horror film follows a grieving couple; therapist (Willem Dafoe) and his wife (Charlotte Gainsbourg). After the loss of their young son, the couple retreats to their cabin in "Eden" where they hope to heal their emotional wounds and repair their troubled marriage. But "Eden" holds it's secrets and the couple's troubles grow when the evils of nature, humanity and desire take control. Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Storm Acheche Sahlstrom.

Antichrist, Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Storm Acheche Sahlstrom

Apollo 18
(2011) (NR)

We all believe that Apollo 17 was NASA's last mission to the moon. But old footage has been found of a covert mission, the Apollo 18 mission. The footage is terrifying and it shows the reason why NASA never sent another mission to the moon. Warren Christie, Ryan Robbins and Ali Liebert.

Apollo 18, Warren Christie, Ryan Robbins, Ali Liebert

(1990) (PG-13)

While on a research job in Venezuela, a scientist is bitten by a rare spider and dies. His body is sent back to the states with the spider hidden inside the crate. Soon, people begin to disappear. Now two scientists and a local exterminator need to work together to find a way to eradicate the killers. Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands and John Goodman.

Arachnophobia, Jeff Daniels, Julian Sands, John Goodman

Army of Darkness
(1992) (R)

Cult horror about a department store clerk named Ash (Bruce Campbell) who is transported to England's Dark Ages where he has been prophesied as the one who will find the ancient Necronomicon, or 'Book of the Dead' and defeat the Deadites. But instead, he accidentally releases the Army of the Dead! Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Marcus Gilbert.


As Above So Below
(2014) (R)

The Only Way Out is Down...There are secret chambers underneath the city of Paris. Miles of ancient underground tunnels called The Catacombs filled with the bones of the dead from long ago. A group of people go exploring the underground maze and encounter the unknown.
Director: John Erick Dowdle
Starring: Perdita Weeks, Ben Feldman, Edwin Hodge and François Civil.

As Above So Below

(1972) (PG)

When Dr. Martin goes for an interview at a mental hospital, the director tells him that if he can find the former director amongst the mental patients, he can have the job. Dr Martin begins to interview the patients to find the former director and comes face to face with the weird and disturbing. Peter Cushing, Barbara Parkins, Richard Todd, Sylvia Syms, Britt Ekland, Charlotte Rampling, Herbert Lom and Robert Powell.

Asylum, , Horror Films, Peter Cushing, Barbara Parkins, Richard Todd, Sylvia Syms, Britt Ekland, Charlotte Rampling, Herbert Lom, Robert Powell

(2011) (R)

Spanish police discovered a crime scene where the Quintanilla siblings had been brutally murdered in their old country house. The house was surrounded by the Garraf forest, which was rumored to be haunted. Thirty seven hours of video was found in the property. This film is a compilation of the recovered footage.

Atrocious, Cristian Valencia, Clara Moraleda, Chus Pereiro

(1999) (NR)

In this Asian horror, Aoyama takes an offer to screen girls at a audition for an actress. Yamazaki Asami, a striking young woman with ballet training, is the last person he sees and is smitten by her. But Yamazaki has a dark and deadly secret. Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki.

Audition, Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina, Tetsu Sawaki

Audrey Rose
(1977) (PG)

Supernatural horror film about Janice and Bill Templeton, and their daughter Ivy. Janice and Bill don't know what to do anymore about Ivy's nightmares. Nightmares that keep recurring always around Ivy's birthday. Soon a man appears to be stalking the family and eventually introduces himself as Elliot Hoover, claiming he knows the reason for Ivy's nightmares. The reason, he claims, is that Ivy is the reincarnation of his deceased daughter Audry Rose. Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Beck.

Audrey Rose, Anthony Hopkins, Marsha Mason, John Beck

Babysitter Wanted
(2008) (R)

Angie has just moved on her own away from her overbearing religious mother. When she tries to get away from her roommate by taking a babysitting job, she begins receiving creepy calls and spots someone wandering outside the house. There is a killer around town and soon Angie realizes her stalker is the killer. Now Angie has to figure out how to survive. Starring Tina Houtz, Sarah Thompson and Nana Visitor.

Babysitter Wanted, Tina Houtz, Sarah Thompson, Nana Visitor,



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