Despite a reputation for grue and gore, Horror is one of the most intriguing movie genres. At its best, horror offers filmmakers a chance to explore the darkest parts of human nature, helping us to deal with our existential fears about mortality. Or if that's too high minded, there's always plenty of grue and gore as well. Don't have nightmares.
Georges Franju, 1960
Guilt-ridden after recklessly crashing his car and leaving his daughter (Edith Sc...
Lionel Jeffries, 1972
Supernatural children's feature directed by Lionel Jeffries (The Railway Children) in which, near...
21 classics from Hammer studios, which alongside Ealing remains one of the most s...
Werner Herzog, 1979
One of the most terrifying and also believable of all the versions of the Dracula...
Werner Herzog, 1967-87
An impressive box set containing eighteen of the inimitable director's films, wit...
Val Guest, 1955-57
A fine double-bill of early Hammer science-fiction featuring The Quatermass Xperi...
Jacques Tourneur, 1957
A classic slice of 1950s psychological horror, Night of the Demon stars Dana Andrews as American ...
Gordon Hessler, 1965
Boasting a sinuous plot and a startling denouement, supernatural thriller Catacombs marked the di...
Lewis Allen, 1944
A 1944 spine-tingler, The Uninvited stars Ray Milland, Gail Russell and Ruth Hussey. Seeking r...
Terence Fisher, 1962
Directed by Terence Fisher, Hammer's 1962 version of Gaston Leroux's famous novel...
Stanley Kubrick, 1980
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influence...
Thorold Dickinson, 1948
This atmospheric suspense thriller, one of the finest British films of the forties, is based on a...