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The 30 (+ 10) best horror movies of the 80s

After that big tribute that we had done previously for the best horror movies of the 90s, what would you say to go a decade back and seek the best horror movies of the 80s? So yes, the horrormovies.gr attempts a journey into one of the most important decades the scene of terror – for many and maybe the best horror decade until today.

The Decade of the ' 80s was an exciting period that is etched in the memories of many people waking up an irresistible sense of nostalgia and emotion. Extremely important socio-political events, top music, great sports personalities, historical video games, cult movies, eccentric lifestyle and many more great moments marked the 80s. As regards the horror cinema can say with absolute confidence that the period 1980-1989 he was incredibly productive and quality at the same time giving us many great horror movies now considered classic.

So we tried here at horrormovies.gr to locate the 30 best horror films of the 1980s and to rank in order of priority from the less good movie as the best of the entire decade. After 30 movies added and other 10 less good but quite important in our opinion and that their report is necessary to have a more complete picture of the tribute.

Honestly despite the wide margin that gives a top 30, good horror movies of the 80s are so numerous that the format of the list has been a real headache. In this context we decided not to include direct sequels to facilitate our work somehow. But enough with the imports. Enjoy the massive tribute that follows and old remember and nostalgiste, the younger learn and look for new experiences from the glorious past of horror cinema! Good reading!


The Howling (1981)

(The Howling)

the howling 1981I don't think disagreeing that the "The Howling" is one of the best horror movies with Werewolves I have ever seen. And the important thing is that he manages to maintain his reputation so far winning the betting time in relative comfort. The excellent direction of Joe Dante makes the film notable in many ways. The great transformations are considered among the best in a subcategory of. If you're a fan of his Lycanthropy is not justification to not have seen the "The Howling". So just …

Directed By: Joe Dante
Screenplay: John Sayles, Terence Winkless H.
Cast: Dee Wallace, Patrick Macnee, Dennis Dugan

The Hitcher (1986)

(The ear-Stop of terror)

the hitcherThe Rutger Hauer hitchhiking, running people we enjoy with terror and anguish "exquisite" work. In this cult film of the 80s American asphalt of the province becomes a field of intense action and repeated blood bath. See the relentless traveler that hitchhiking has very wild moods and woe to him who will get him in the car. He is not the creepy dismemberment of a victim between two trucks is one of the leading anthology project scenes and will remember for long, although the portrayal of light has remained too much for the film's standards.

Director: Robert Harmon
Screenplay: Eric Red
Actors: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh

The House By The Cemetery (1981)

(The Haunted Villa)

house cemetery 1981Definitely one of the top tasks of Lucio Fulci. The "Godfather of gore" gives us another dark, scary and bloody horror film with a dense atmosphere and endless ypoblitikotita. This is the third film of the trilogy of Fulci known as "Gates of Hell". Apart from the two previous relatives of placing greater emphasis on the characters and being more meaningful end. We may not have the devastating invasion zombies as in other films of the trilogy but this gruesome secret hidden in the basement of the main house of the movie compensates horror enthusiasts with the above!

Directed By: Lucio Fulci
Screenplay: Lucio Fulci, Giorgio Mariuzzo, Dardano Sacchetti
Cast: Catriona MacColl, Paolo Malco, Ania Pieroni

The Beyond (1981)

(The 7th Gate of hell)

the beyond 1981For many the ' The Beyond ' (or ' L'aldilà ' as is the original Italian title) is the top film by Lucio Fulci. The great Italian horror filmmaker delivers another particularly blood-soaked movie this time combines the zombies with the ineffable supernatural/satanic forces, opening the gates of hell for all of us who watch the hallucinogenic creation. The variety of bloody and chilling murders they pin the movie well on our minds. The freakish nature of and the dense atmosphere of our capture in absurd and desperate world that makes maestrika the "Godfather of gore". The monumental, nightmarish finale gives us the final blow splintering all hope of escape from this nightmare.

Directed By: Lucio Fulci
Screenplay: Lucio Fulci, Dardano Sacchetti, Giorgio Mariuzzo
Cast: Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Monreale

Possession (1981)

(A Woman Possessed)

possessionWhat to prwtograpsei for this masterpiece of arthouse horror film. At 2 hours of duration of the work of the Polish Andrzej Żuławski immerses us in an atmosphere of utter paranoia and sublime hysteria that begins when the wife of a spy of asking for divorce. The behavior of a spouse from this point changes alarming, the normal everyday life giving place in drama, murder and mystery until you get to the completely unexpected and shocking conclusion to this odd story. The leading duo Isabelle Adjani/Sam Neill literally killing us with terrible and extremely dramatic interpretations of (the even Adjani won best actress award at Cannes, where the movie was shown). The influence of aristoyrgimatikoy ' Roman Polanski's "Repulsion is evident in the film Żuławski. A film that can be categorized as "terror" but is much more. The experimental horror film enthusiasts should look for.

Directed By: Andrzej Żuławski
Screenplay: Andrzej Żuławski, Frederic Tuten
Cast: Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen

Gremlins (1984)

gremlinsThe ultimate comedy-horror movie monsters. And who hasn't seen "Gremlins" today? The malicious monsters emerge in timeless, cult figures of the cheesy horror that with the hilarious but also killing their actions create an entertainment extravaganza that beg me not to finish. On the other hand the luscious Gizmo is perhaps the most lovable pet that we've seen in a horror movie. Note and Steven Spielberg's name to the position of executive producer who helped to eject the tape. The ' Gremlins ' apart from commercially successful and highly-celebrated since owe their existance a few more teams miniature monsters like the Critters, Ghoulies, the Munchies etc. But any other bunch of small monsters were not more important and quality superior to the legendary monsters of Joe Dante and his …

Directed By: Joe Dante
Screenplay: Chris Columbus
Cast: Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)

(Henry, Portrait of a killer)

henryThis is one of the most gruesome horror movies with serial killers shot ever. The merciless Henry along with his assistant Otis wreak terror on the streets of Chicago picking with violent methods and plenty of sadism unsuspecting victims, determined to even whole families! The film was to be released in 1986 but had to reach in 1990 to succeed. You see, the brutal and appalling nature of the pitted with expected censorship of the era. The morbid atmosphere can be compared with only few similar movies (e.g. the other abomination called "Maniac"). The film becomes even more "obnoxious" If you consider that is based on two real serial killers Henry Lee, Lucas and Otis Toole that shook the UNITED STATES during the 70s and 80s. The Michael Rooker couldn't interpret convincingly the relentless nature of Henry while the haunting music blends seamlessly with the climate of fear that exudes the unhealthy work. Afford to see?

Directed By John McNaughton
Screenplay: Richard Fire, John McNaughton
Cast: Michael Rooker, Tracy Arnold, Tom Towles

Child's Play (1988)

(Child's play)

childs playFor the star and absolutely dominant in the cinematic world of killing and terrifying we oftentimes tell puppet. The ingenious Chucky as small and if it's in size, so big it is in the minds of the friends of terror. The first show at the end of the 80s is better. Full of freshness, inspiring and terrifying atmosphere that built gradually with success, this film is not getting old no matter how many years go by. That even the horror cinema deals with the fascination of Chucky confirms how deep has rizwthei the "Satan's Doll" in the minds of those involved in terror, either as spectators or as filmmakers. If you need to see a horror movie with dolls then "Play Child's" should be the obvious choice.

Director: Tom Holland
Screenplay: Don Mancini, John Lafia, Tom Holland
Cast: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent

Santa Sangre (1989)

(Santa Sagkre)

santa sangreAlong with the ' Possession ' of Żuławski, "Santa Sangre" by Alejandro Jodorowsky is one of the two greatest experimental, avant-garde horror related of the Decade. Designed more for the cinephile public but capable of offering strong doses of shock and on the other, the "Santa Sangre" takes us into a hallucinatory world dominated by paranoia, brutality and cynicism. With transitions past/present, cleverly staged this film tells the dramatic story of the young Fenix that from the circus where he grew up has resulted in a mental hospital and now has taken revenge mission being "cut" mother's hands that guide him. Look for the rare this movie and indulge in a unique surrealistic experience that will have you hooked.

Directed By: Alejandro Jodorowsky
Screenplay: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Roberto Leoni Claudio Argento
Actors: Axel Jodorowsky, Blanca Guerra, Guy Stockwell

Day of the Dead (1985)

(The Day of the living dead)

day of the deadCan the third part of the film series "living dead" of the Great George Romero not to ever arrived at the levels of its predecessors, nevertheless remains an impressive and very bloody movie (in the area of gore, however, surpassed them). Certainly talking about one of the best horror movies with zombies of the Decade. The "Revelation" of the undead continues and this time a mismatched group of scientists and soldiers trying to survive in an underground bunker in Florida facing hordes of bloodthirsty zombies. But the survivors most at risk from their own selves and their differences of mentalities? In the "Day highlights of the Dead» the domesticated zombies named Bub – one of the few who can be like in horror cinema.

Directed By: George Romero
Screenplay: George Romero
Cast: Lori Cardille, Terry Alexander, Joseph Pilato

Maniac (1980)

(The Maniac)

maniac 1980The abomination of William Lustig and Spinell holds a special place in the heart of old slasheradwn and supporters of perverts B movies. The foul this film presents raw realism killing a deranged serial killer feats with particularity the preference to female victims and in their skalp whereby decorating mannequins that retains in its possession. "Maniac" is a hideous "one man show" with the unjustly lost Joe Spinell gives the interpretation of his life in the role of a psychopathic killer. The Tom Savini gives him his own feats in special effects. Despite the outcry from the "normal" and "civilized" world the Maniac has managed to consolidate its reputation until the later years, impregnating and an inferior but remarkable remake. From the movies ' fist ' in our guts. Will the bear?

Directed By William Lustig
Screenplay: C.A. Rosenberg, Joe Spinell
Cast: Joe Spinell, Caroline Munro, Abigail Clayton

Stagefright (1987)

(Night Killer)

stagefrightThe slasher have identified with the 80s so do not be surprised if you see plenty of those on our list. And especially when we're talking about one of the best slasher all-time as the terrible "Stagefright" 1987! Favorite film amongst the slasherakidwn, offers entertainment and terror into every horror fan overflowing from pros. To catch the commanding figure of the killer with the terrifying mask the OWL? To grasp the infinite variety's murder including saws and drills as lethal weapons? The wonderful and highly musical themes that fit perfectly with the paranoid style of film? Or maybe the claustrophobic environment within the theatre where the carnage? Amazing, like the slasher film directed by Michael Soavi in General. When the gentleman in question has been sitting next to Dario Argento and Lamberto Bava was expected to give us some brilliance. The film is also known as "Deliria" and "Stagefright Aquarius".

Director: Michel Soavi
Screenplay: George Eastman, Sheila Goldberg
Cast: David Brandon, Barbara Cupisti, Domenico Fiore

The Dead Zone (1983)

(Dead Zone)

the dead zone"The Dead Zone" is one of the most successful metaphors of Stephen King novel to the movies – a phenomenon not so frequent are the truth. With Director David Cronenberg great in an unusual about this film, "The Dead Zone" has a multidimensional character which does not move purely horror paths. Basically startled but more through the shocking visions hero who woke up after a five-year coma despite with predictable horror production methods. At the same time, the movie features social and philosophical character, reflecting even cold-war climate USA-USSR that were so popular in those years. The Christopher Walken gives one of the best and most dramatic interpretations of his life while elevating the film.

Directed By: David Cronenberg
Screenplay: Jeffrey Boam
Cast: Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt

Hellraiser (1987)

hellraiserThe directorial debut of the great horror author Clive Barker is simple and his best work as a Director. Although Clive Barker has done important work as script writer and producer in the field of terror, the horror film fans love him for his terrible Hellraiser who gave new life to the horror scene in the second half of the 80s being a fresh, provocative and original filmic proposal intended for the mainstream but the most Hardy audience. Based on Barker's own novel, the film highlighted yet another timeless horror evil, demonic Pinhead here flanked by a suitable repulsive group of demons. His legacy has been important as shown by the numerous sequels.

Director: Clive Barker
Writer: Clive Barker
Cast: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence

The Changeling (1980)

(Sheer Terror)

the changelingYou are from those who have had enough of the unsavory and repeating clips with haunted houses of the modern era? Wondering how it may have been this idiom before eytelizetai from meaningless repetitions? E, then you have to see this forgotten gem that comes from the dawn of the 80s, a period that the unique, dense atmosphere of 70s horror related films were still fresh. Psychological terror and mystery entwined flawlessly in this satisfying film where the concept "metaphysical" has real meaning and does not work as a crutch for sensationalising. For the story "The Changeling" is said that based on true events and in particular at snowflakes of writer Russell Hunter in a mansion. Regardless of what he wants to believe everyone, Peter Medak's film turns out true horror and scary feeling remains until today. This is why it is considered a classic.

Director: Peter Medak
Script: Hunter Russell (story), William Gray
Cast: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas

Tenebre (1982)


tenebreThe Italian conductor of giallo to is remembered for the legendary work of 70s and 80s but in the filmography the Argento reaps. The Shadows or Tenebre is proof of the creativity of Argento. Intelligent script, artful direction and rich bloodbath form a great experience terror and deception by those who has got used to the Italian. Will they be able to find out what happens behind the murders that erupts in Rome inspired writer who stars? We challenge you!

Director: Dario Argento
Screenplay: Dario Argento
Cast: Anthony Franciosa, Giuliano Gemma, John Saxon

Fright Night (1985)

(Fright Night)

fright nightThe best horror movie of Tom Holland is one of the best of the decade but also one of the top with vampires ever. There is no doubt about it. When you see this movie you will enter into thoughts about the identity of the nearest neighbor who behaves strangely at night. Is it the vampire next door? Air direction, wonderful musical themes, imposing vampire and sympathestatoi actors make up this unique vampiric adventure. The cover feature of the film – one of the best in the area – exerts an irresistible attraction to the viewer who has not yet taken the experience of "Night of horror". And when the get feel perfectly justified …

Director: Tom Holland
Script: Tom Holland
Cast: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse

The Fly (1986)

(The Fly)

the fly 1986It comes from the rare cases that a remake is better than the original movie horror on site. But to achieve this we must apply some rare conditions like also the involvement of innovative filmmakers-Titans such as David Cronenberg. In one of the most characteristic films of the 80s the Cronenberg and our talented staff are delivering a masterfully staged movie-sci fi/horror with possible interpretations, touching atmosphere and excellent effects that highlight the body horror side winning at once public and critics. Another instant classic of the legendary decade and another shiny body horror treasure in the treasure chest of our beloved scene.

Directed By: David Cronenberg
Screenplay: Charles Edward Pogue David Cronenberg
Cast: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz

Phenomena (1985)

phenomenaThe Italian conductor of giallo makes the miracle of once again. The Dario Argento gets so dear to him matter of giallo in the traditional serial killer that wipes out specific goals and grafting with original doses supernatural arriving in a magnificent result. The strange attraction of the young star for insects acts as a catalyst to identify the mysterious killer that soylatsarei near a private school of the Swiss province slaughtering schoolgirls. Possible scenario, intelligent filmmaking, magical musical themes and gifted cast make up one of the best horror films of Dario Argento and the 1980s in General.

Director: Dario Argento
Screenplay: Dario Argento, Franco Ferrini
Cast: Jennifer Connelly, Donald Pleasence, Daria Nicolodi

Poltergeist (1982)

(Evil Spirit)

poltergeistYes, once the terror produced Transcendentalist masterpieces and not palatable tainioyles series as often happens nowadays. One of the strongest representatives in the 80s and, generally, for the entire history of horror cinema is the fictional "Poltergeist". With the contribution of very strong players such as Steven Spielberg and Tobe Hooper film tells the dramatic story of the Freeling family that starts when the initially "friendly" supernatural entity residing within their new home showcases gradually devilish of purposes with climax grabbing small daughter. Pure, old-fashioned terror with unique scenes anthology as the attack of the clowns at tad and enduring cult characters such as psychic Tangina make the commercially successful "Poltergeist" necessary for all friends of supernatural and not only. Loose the best film of the franchise. As for the Emetic remake, will simply commit sacrilege if you prefer against the original jewelry.

Director: Tobe Hooper
Screenplay: Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais Mark Victor
Cast: JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson

Videodrome (1983)

videodrome 1983Want examples of original, perversity and experimental horror? E then within your options must be the futuristic body horror masterpiece of David Cronenberg. The insurmountable "Videodrome" comes in a prolonged period of creativity of the great Canadian filmmaker who here but ejects to the heights of directing Intelligence paving the ground for new great moments that will follow. In any case, we must warn you: from the moment you press play on your DVD player watching the sadistic horror of the pirated program, Videodrome your life will never be the same again! Dare you? Death to Videodrome! Long live the New Flesh!

Directed By: David Cronenberg
Screenplay: David Cronenberg
Cast: James Woods, Debbie Harry, Sonja Smits

The Return of The Living Dead (1985)

(The Zombies Are Not Vegetarian)

return of the living deadThis is the film that changed the image for the zombies. The pioneering "The Return of the Living Dead" introduced a number of innovations that will be used predominantly in the movies with zombies of the 00s. The speed, the Organizer, the shrewd, even speaking of zombies constitute an inventive ideas that deserve to be congratulated. The early this marrying comedy and zombies could not be implemented more successfully. After the release of a gas that was destined for military use the dead a cemetery wake up hungry for human minds. The nervous of warehouse near alitampoyraioi and anyone approaching the area becomes candidate victim of egkefalofagwn zombies. Numerous scenes anthology are invading our screens and the monumental film by Dan O'Bannon passes into history as one of the finest kind. Never cry Braaaiiinnnnsss don't laughed as much as here. The definition of cult classic!

Directed By: Dan O'Bannon
Screenplay: Dan O'Bannon
Actors: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa

They Live (1988)

(Living Among Us)

they liveHow you can combine horror, satire, science fiction and conspiracy theories so that the result is not graphic but convincing and magnificent? You just have to have the directorial genius of John Carpenter. And because only he has, only he could give us such a sublime movie. Truth how shocking it would be for you if one day learn that the planet's elite exoysiastiki consists of aliens who can subjugate its people through subliminal messages in advertising and in the media? The monumental ' They Live ' is the ultimate satirical criticism in modern society of consumerism and torpor. Scares me more with ideas rather than with the images, although the appalling skeletofatses of aliens as they look through the glasses of the hero would never cease to haunt the thinking public.

Director: John Carpenter
Screenplay: John Carpenter
Actors: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster

A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

(A nightmare on Elm Street)

nightmare elm streetHonestly, what can be written about the film that highlighted one of the most popular horror characters and one of the most beloved of horror together? The Freddy Krueger is one of absolute horror symbols not only of the 80s but the entire horror cinema. The great Wes Craven is the mastermind behind the iconic "Nightmare on Elm Street" in which launches an incredible inspiration combination slasher and supernatural elements that changed the history of the scene, causing a strong impact in total horror culture. It is a movie that will never be forgotten nor will be discredited by modern requirements. The Freddy Krueger will always come out the winner over the time stoicheiwnontas dreams of viewers forever. Give pain Freddy!

Director: Wes Craven
Screenplay: Wes Craven
Cast: Johnny Depp, Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund

Re-Animator (1985)


re animator 1985It is one of the absolute and most identifiable cult horror movies of the Decade. Based on the history of horror writer H.P. Lovecraft fiction and the great Stuart Gordon and our talented staff offer unforgettable moments of fun at horror masterpiece "Re-Animator". A film, no matter how many times watching not sated. By the time the atsalakwtos Jeffrey Combs as medical student resuscitate corpses with the revolutionary serum, begins the ultimate comedy-horror 80s party. A party who beg me not to finish. Afthono gore, clever humor, dark atmosphere, insanity, nekrozwntantoi and cut heads that talk (!) promises an incredible experience that every lover of cult horror entitled to experienced. The "Re-Animator ' is the first and of course best film of the franchise who gave another two remarkable films keeping high the flag of the legendary first part. All without a second thought!

Directed By: Stuart Gordon
Screenplay: Stuart Gordon, William Norris, Dennis Paoli
Cast: Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton

The Lost Boys (1987)

(Children of the night)

the-lost boysAfter inconclusive battle with the few competitors in the vampiric arena, "The Lost Boys" can be safely declared the best horror movie with vampires in the 1980s. Has everything. Possible cast, extremely well-done and terrifying vampires, magnificent Gothic music and flawless rock aesthetic with youthful air. Perfect combination of horror and comedy, with the first to be superior and the second to improve the overall image by making the events much more enjoyable to watch. We means friend of vampires not having seen this film. A classic. A must see!

Directed By: Joel Schumacher
Screenplay: Jan Fischer, James Jeremias, Jeffrey Boam
Cast: Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Patric, Corey Haim

An American Werewolf In London (1981)

(An American Werewolf in London)

american werewolf londonFor many (and the writer) this film by John Landis is the best entry in the not particularly rich list of horror films his Lycanthropy. Indeed An American Werewolf "In London" is the triumph of his Lycanthropy on many levels. An incredibly addictive film bored to see and xanablepeis. She is not the protagonist's transformation into a werewolf marks another triumph, this time of prosthetic effect that edited the kind Maitre Rick Baker. The comic mood switches masterfully with scenes of horror, surrealism and drama with the final result to thrill even the most reluctant or suspicious onlooker. EPIC!

Director: John Landis
Screenplay: John Landis
Cast: David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher

The Evil Dead (1981)

(The Damned Song)

the evil dead 1981Movie milestone, station for the bloody movie-comedy slapstick/horror cinema. If there was no masterpiece of Sam Raimi and his friends, then the motif of ' the hut in the forest "would not be so widespread and recognizable in the universe of horror cinema. From the moment the young protagonists arrive at the cabin in the Woods and in particular from the point of reading the mysterious book Necronomicon terror will gain new meaning forever! The Bruce Campbell would have grown into one of the greatest heroes of the street gkafatzides and the blood-soaked action will guide "survival" for many younger heroes from many branches of terror but mainly from this bloody comedy with zombies. "The Evil Dead" has everything. Dark atmosphere, pure terror, nice cast, threatening demons with successful makeup, and of course rich action with much gore, comical bouts and memorable scenes anthology. The legacy of this sublime film continues the creative path of until today (see the very good Vs Evil Dead Ash series that will trigger feelings of nostalgia among older) and it seems that will not turn off for very long! How could it …

Directed By: Sam Raimi
Screenplay: Sam Raimi
Cast: Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor

The Thing (1982)

(The Threat)

the thing 1982Now honestly, is there anyone who has not seen the ultimate sci-fi/horror masterpiece of John Carpenter and one of the best of all-time? If there is let go first to aytomastigwthei as punishment and then let's follow "The Thing" to understand what lost so long! The Carpenter takes the novel by John W Campbell Jr.., "Who Goes There?" (1938) and outperforming slab initial transfer to film of 1951 (The Thing From Another World) creates the ultimate horror film and science fiction of the decade that is not exceeded and will not be overtaken by anyone. It is considered the first film of the "Trilogy of the Apocalypse" along with the "Prince of Darkness" (1987) and "In The Mouth of Madness" (1994) that followed. From the moment that the parasitic alien organism penetrates the victims in icy Antarctic science base, begins an unprecedented sequence of appalling events. Chaos, paranoia, suspicion, physical damage and eventually death capture actors and with them and us in the cold, nightmarish world of "The Thing". With reference to the impressive mechanical effects of Rob Bottin and Stan Winston who would envy and current colleagues "The Thing" has managed to excite everybody and to consolidate a great legacy with visible signs up today.

Director: John Carpenter
Screenplay: Bill Lancaster
Cast: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David


The Shining (1980)


the shining 1980Get awe when asked to comment, not simply one of the best horror movies of all time but also one of the best in each category in the history of cinema. With what words to speak about the masterful and insurmountable "The Shining" Stanley Kubrick of the immortal? This is movie station on psychological-metaphysical terror that changed the history of the scene and influenced countless filmmakers. The Kubrick got the self-titled best seller Stephen King and the Lord gave him unique cinematic reality by putting its own distinct seal. The Jack Nicholson gives one of the ekthambwtikoteres interpretations of his life as the confused author and temporary caretaker of the Overlook hotel. The gradual katabythisi of the paranoia up the frightening escalation of threatening behavior towards the end are the axis around which unfolds the tremor while horrifying figures who haunt the hotel complete the picture of horror "The Shining". The Kubrick unleashes the an imaginative scene after another building a suffocating, nightmarish atmosphere of which there appears to be no escape. Very good and the kid Danny Lloyd whose frozen gaze conveys piercing chills in our body. Despite the initial questioning, "The Shining" quickly found the road to global recognition. Now standing firm on top of horror cinema along with those few horror legends with whom will forever battling for the title of best horror movie ever produced by human civilization.

Director: Stanley Kubrick.
Screenplay: Stanley Kubrick.
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd.


31) Angel Heart (1987) by Alan Parker

32) Opera (1987), Dario Argento

33) Pet Sematary (1989) by Mary Lambert

34) Near Dark (1987), Gregory Widen

35) Demons (1985) by Lamberto Bava

36) From Beyond (1986), Stuart Gordon

37) Friday The 13th (1980), S Sean Cunningham.

38) The Fog (1980), John Carpenter

39) Christine (1983), John Carpenter

40) Sleepaway Camp (1983) by Robert Hiltzik

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