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Total Movie (Maximum Movie Mayhem)
You can’t watch this... (and the point at which you should excuse yourself and “go to the bathroom”)
10.Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf (113:10)
9. American History X (53:08)
8. Marathon Man (74:15)
7. Resevoir Dogs (52:15)
6. Dead Man Walking (104:11)
5. Deliverance (42:02)
4. A Clockwork Orange (10:45)
3. Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (54:50)
2. Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills (00:01)
1. Sleepless in Seattle (69:54) (“Yes, Sleepless in Seattle is perhaps the most hard-to-watch movie ever”)
(and a few that are consistently disturbing: Eraserhead, Gummo, Happiness, I Spit on Your Grave, Kids, Texas Chainsaw Massacre)

Top 10 Cinematic Psychos:
1. Francis Begbie (Trainspotting)
2. Norman Bates (Psycho)
3. Frank Booth (Blue Velvet)
4. John Ryder (The Hitcher)
5. Alex Forrest (Fatal Attraction)
6. Tommy DeVito (Goodfellas)
7. Hannibal Lecter (Silence of the Lambs)
8. John Doe (Se7en)
9. Frank White (King of New York)
10. Max Cady (Cape Fear)

Ten Visual Effects Classics that look as good today as they did back then:
1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
2. An American Werewolf in London (1981)
3. Alien (1979)
4. Blade Runner (1982)
5. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
6. Planet of the Apes (1968)
7. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
8. Return of the Jedi (1983)
9. The Thing (1982)
10. Tron (1982)

Empire magazine’s Greatest Horror Movies Ever! (2000)
Ten Great BOO! Moments That Always Get You
1. Cat People (1942)
2. The House on Haunted Hill (1958)
3. Psycho (1960)
4. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
5. Jaws (1975)
6. Carrie (1976)
7. Halloween (1978)
8. The Shining (1980)
9. The Silence of the Lambs (1992)
10. The Sixth Sense (1999)
Ten Scary Movies Not “Officially” Horror
1. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
2. Repulsion (1965)
3. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
4. Deliverance (1972)
5. Jaws (1975)
6. Eraserhead (1977)
7. Alien (1979)
8. Jacob’s Ladder (1990)
9. The Silence of The Lambs (1991)
10. Happiness (1998)
Vintage Claret: Great Moments of Gore-Gushing Grandeur
1. Blood Feast (1963)
2. The Exorcist (1973)
3. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
4. The Omen (1976)
5. Suspira (1977)
6. The Driller Killer (1979)
7. Zombie Flesh Eaters (1979)
8. Cannibal Ferox (1980)
9. Scanners (1981)
10. Day of The Dead (1985)
Five Defining Moments in Horror FX
1. Dawn of The Dead (exploding head)
2. The Exorcist (projectile vomiting)
3. Friday the 13th (arrow through the neck)
4. An American Werewolf in London (werewolf transformation)
5. The Howling (werewolf transformation)

Other Empire Horror Film Listings...
Creature features
Frankenstein (1931)
Nosferatu (1922)
Dracula (1931)
The Mummy (1932)
The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Cat People (1942)
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
Night of the Demon (1957)
Dracula (1958)
The Birds (1963)
Night of the Living Dead (1698)
Dawn of the Dead (1979)
The Fog (1979)
The Howling (1980)
The Keep (1983)
The Company of Wolves (1984)
Near Dark (1987)
Interview With the Vampire (1994)
Nightmare Movies
Don’t Look Now (1972)
Witchfinder General (1968)
The Wicker Man (1973)
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Videodrome (1982)
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
The Shining (1980)
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1919)
Pit and The Pendulum (1961)
Carrie (1976)
Evil Dead II (1987)
Fight Club (1999)
Slasher movies
Halloween (1978)
House of Wax (1953)
Psycho (1960)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
Suspiria (1976)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Re-Animator (1985)
Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer (1986)
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Carnival of Souls (1962)
The Haunting (1963)
Poltergeist (1982)
Candyman (1992)
The Exorcist (1973)
Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
The Omen (1976)
Hellraiser (1987)
That’s Just A Bloke In A Suit: Not Frightening, Not Funny, Just Stupid
Robot Monster (1953)
Plan 9 From Outer Space (1956)
Alligator People (1959)
The Killer Shrews (1959)
Attack of the Mushroom People (1963)
Night of the Lepus (1972)
Dracula’s Dog (1977)
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1979)
The Toxic Avenger (1986)
Frankenhooker (1990)

Up all Night... 29 Vampire films that don’t suck!
Addiction (A.I.F.)
Black Sabbath (C.S.F.)
Blacula (Blaxploitation)
Blade (Horror)
Bram Stoker’s Dracula (Horror)
Buffy The Vampire Slayer (Comedy)
Dracula (C.S.F.)
Fearless Vampire Killers (Horror)
Fright Night (Horror)
From Dusk ‘till Dawn (Horror)
Horror of Dracula (C.S.F.)
Hunger (Horror)
Interview With the Vampire (Horror)
Irma Vep (France)
John Carpenter’s Vampires (Horror)
Lost Boys (Horror)
Love at First Bite (Comedy)
Martin (Horror)
Mr Vampire (China/Hong Kong)
Nadja (Horror)
Near Dark (Horror)
Nosferatu ’22 (Germany)
Nosferatu ’79 (Germany)
Persona (Sweden)
Vampire Hunter D (Anime)
Vampire Princess Miyu (Anime)
Vampire’s Kiss (Comedy)
Vampyr (Int. Misc./Denmark)
Vampyros Lesbos (Germany)
…don’t forget to check-out Buffy The Vampire Slayer: The TV Series in our new TV section!

Here is a listing of 21 fun Sci-Fi films whose biggest mistake was coming out after Star Wars! This is the stuff the early 80’s were made of! (Remember: Sci-Fi Films are only a dollar on Mondays!)
Adventures of Buckaroo Bonzai
The Beast Master
Dragon Slayer
Enemy Mine
Flight of the Navigator
Ice Pirates
The Last Starfighter
Life Force
Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared Syn
My Science Project
The Never Ending Story
Quiet Earth
Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone
Sword and Sorcerer
2010: The Year We Make Contact
…and make sure to watch “Hardware Wars” and “George Lucas in Love” in the B’s, the funniest spoofs of Star Wars ever!

The imaginative films of George A. Romero:
Crazies, the
Dawn of the Dead
Day of the Dead
Monkey Shines
Night of the Living Dead
Season of the Witch
The Dark Half
Two Evil Eyes

The stylish films of Dario Argento:
Deep Red
Phantom of the Opera
Terror at the Opera
The Bird with Crystal Plumage
The Stendahl Syndrome
Two Evil Eyes

The Wes Craven gallery:
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Deadly Blessing
Deadly Friend
Hills Have Eyes 2
Hills Have Eyes
Last House on the Left
Serpent and the Rainbow
Summer of Fear
Swamp Thing
Vampire in Brooklyn

John Carpenter
Body Bags
Fog, the
In the Mouth of Madness
Prince of Darkness
The Thing
They Live
Village of the Damned

Films by Roger Corman, master of Horror.
Watch them all and consider yourself an honorary Igor!
The Day the World Ended
The Wasp Woman
The Fall of the House of Usher
Little Shop of Horrors
The Pit and the Pendulum
Premature Burial
Tales of Terror
Tower of London
The Haunted Palace
The Raven
The Terror
Masque of the Red Death

Overgrown Menace Movies
Attack of the 50-foot Woman
Attack of the Giant Leeches
Earth vs. the Spider
King Kong

We have 75 Doctor Who titles now! So why not jump through time with the Good Doctor, K-9, and the Tardis? Here is a list of Doctor Who Dalek episodes (one for each day of the week)!
1. Dalek Invasion of Earth
2. Daleks
3. Daleks: The Early Years
4. Day of the Daleks
5. Death to the Daleks
6. Doctor Who and the Daleks
7. Resurrection of the Daleks
It’s tough doing battle against a totalitarian super power but it’s also entertaining. So, take home Blake 7, created by Terry Newton of Doctor Who. We have 6 volumes (12 episodes).
1. Bounty/Deliverance
2. Cygnus Alpha/Time Squad
3. Mission to Destiny/Duel
4. Project Avalon/Breakdown
5. Wayback/Space Fall
6. Web/Seek-Locate-Destroy

If you haven’t spent a Saturday afternoon watching these radioactive wonders whoop each other and the cardboard cities around them, it’s not to late to. Grab some popcorn and a beanbag and give it a try. Watch the grudge match of the millenium as Godzilla takes on the most terrible Monster Zero!
Films in the Godzilla vs Series:
Godzilla vs. Biollante
Godzilla vs. Gigan
Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla
Godzilla vs. Megalon
Godzilla vs. Monster Zero
Godzilla vs. Mothra
Other classics from this section include:
Destroy All Monsters
Ultraman (10 amazing volumes!)

Don’t forget extra butter on that popcorn!

P.S. If you’d rather see animated-power-suit-clad-people whoop each other, then check out our Anime (Japanese Animation) section! It’s the hottest section in the store and we’ve got way more of it (over 1000 titles) than the other kids. Please be careful though, some of it is not suitable for children.

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