Campy Horror Movie Reviews

Looking for a new Campy horror movie to watch, but don't want to waste your time sitting through a movie you'll hate? You're in luck! We built AllHorror specifically to help you find the horror movies you're most likely to love. Check out our spoiler-free "Worth Watching" reviews below. All reviews are short and written to give you an idea of what kind of Campy movie it is and what other Campy movies it's similar to, just so you know what to expect. And nearly all Campy movie reviews include videos from other reviewers, so you get multiple opinions from the horror community.

House on Bare Mountain (1962) Review

It’s about a nude girl’s school on Bare (get it?) Mountain. House on Bare Mountain was directed by Lee Frost (of Chain Gang Women fame), written by Denver Scott (who has a grand total of zero other films crediting him in any capacity), and sta...

October 08th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Hillbillys in a Haunted House (1967) Review

It’s a movie assembled so haphazardly that the producers misspelled the first word in the title. Hillbillys in a Haunted House was “directed” by Jean Yarbrough (She-Wolf of London and The Creeper) and stars – amazingly – Basil Rathbone (...

August 26th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Willy's Wonderland (2021) Review

It’s about the fun of being trapped in a haunted fun house. Willy’s Wonderland was directed by Kevin Lewis (who previously directed The Method, The Drop, and Malibu Spring Break), written by G.O. Parsons, and stars Nicolas Cage (Vampire’s Ki...

July 07th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Without Warning (1980) Review

It’s about a quartet of teens, a pair of weird hermits, and some bagel-sized flying creatures that attack – wait for it – without warning! Without Warning was directed by Greydon Clark (Dracula vs. Frankenstein and Satan’s Cheerleaders) an...

May 14th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) Review

It’s about a high school girl who has been chosen to stand against all the demons and vampires prowling about the world seeking the ruin of souls. Buffy the Vampire Slayer was written by Joss Whedon (who also penned The Cabin in the Woods) and d...

May 06th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Blood Hook (1987) Review

During an annual fishing contest in Wisconsin, a killer is fishing for human tourists. Blood Hook was directed by Jim Mallon and stars Mark Jacobs, Lisa Jane Todd, Patrick Danz, Sara Hauser and Christopher Whiting. Live bait ... but not for lon...

April 18th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Spider Baby (1967) Review

It’s about two gorgeous inbred sisters, their mute hairless brother, and their avuncular chauffeur.   Spider Baby was written and directed by Jack Hill (who also wrote/directed Fear Chamber, House of Evil, and Pit Stop) and stars Lon Chaney Jr....

Leprechaun Returns (2018) Review

It's about some college kids who awaken a killer leprechaun and have to figure things out, fight for survival, and take selfies. Leprechaun Returns was directed by Steven Kostanski (who also directed PG (Psycho Goreman), The Void and ABCs Of ...

March 19th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Leprechaun 5: In The Hood (2000) Review

It's about a group of friends who steal leprechaun's gold and use its magic to try to win a rap contest. Leprechaun 5: In The Hood was directed by Rob Spera (who also directed Witchcraft) and stars Warwick Davis (from Small Town Folk, Skin...

March 16th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Leprechaun 3 (1995) Review

It's about the leprechaun in Las Vegas looking for his gold, a bloody good time that never gets old. Leprechaun 3 was directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith (who also directed Dead End Drive-In, Out of the Body, Night of the Demons 2 and Leprecha...

March 14th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Leprechaun 2 (1994) Review

It's about the leprechaun going to Hollywood to find a wife. Leprechaun 2 was directed by Rodman Flender (who also directed Idle Hands and The Unborn) and stars Warwick Davis (from Small Town Folk, Skinned Deep and Leprechaun 6: Back 2 Tha Ho...

March 13th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Leprechaun (1993) Review

It's about an evil leprechaun who goes ape shit on an entire town when his pot 'o gold is stolen. Leprechaun was directed by Mark Jones (who also directed Triloquist and Rumpelstiltskin) and stars Warwick Davis (from Small Town Folk, Skin...

March 12th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Incredibly Strange Creatures (1964) Review

It’s about a free spirit named Jerry and what happens to him in a fortune teller’s tent. The Incredibly Strange Creatures Who Stopped Living and Became Mixed-Up Zombies!!? was directed by Ray Dennis Steckler (who also directed Rat Pfink a Boo ...

March 05th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: ,

U Turn (2020) Review

It’s about a stretch of cursed urban highway with a prohibition concerning u-turns. U Turn was directed by Roderick Cabrido (as Derick Cabrido) (Tuos, Purgatoryo) and stars Kim Chiu (from Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo?), JM de Guzman, and Ton...

January 16th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Child's Play 2 (1990) Review

It's about Andy, now in foster care, having to fight off Chucky once again. But this time he starts to fight back. Child's Play 2 was directed by John Lafia (who also directed The Rats and Man's Best Friend) and stars Alex Vincent (fr...

December 15th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

House 4 (1992) Review

It's about Roger from House 1 moving back into the same house with his family, dying and then his family having to fight off the evil spirits that still haunt the place. House 4 was directed by Lewis Abernathy and stars Terri Treas (from Nigh...

December 12th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

House 2: The Second Story (1987) Review

It's about a couple who move into an old house that turns out to be haunted by demons looking for an ancient Aztec skull with magic powers. House 2: The Second Story was directed by Ethan Wiley (who also directed Brutal and Blackwater Valley E...

December 11th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

House (1986) Review

It's about a guy who moves into an inherited house only to find out it's cursed and the spirits that haunt it want his ass out. House was directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Day Of The Dead and Lake Placid) and stars William Katt (f...

December 10th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Haunting (1999) Review

It's about a group of people who are paid to stay in Hill House, a haunted mansion, overnight. The Haunting was directed by Jan De Bont and stars Liam Neeson (from After.Life), Owen Wilson (from The Minus Man and Anaconda) and Lili Taylor (f...

November 28th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Ten Minutes to Midnight (2020) Review

On the eve of forced retirement, a violent hurricane traps veteran late night radio host Amy Marlowe and her uneasy staff at WLST while her mysterious new replacement shadows her every move. Ten Minutes to Midnight was directed by Erik Bloomquist ...

November 09th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Scare Package (2020) Review

A video store owner and his best customer take a new hire through the tropes of horror in this meta horror comedy anthology. Scare Package is a horror anthology directed by Aaron B. Koontz (from The Pale Door), Chris McInroy, Emily Hagins, Courtne...

October 24th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991) Review

It's about the last Elm Street kid who Freddy uses to round up some fresh meat. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare was directed by Rachel Talalay (who also directed Ghost In The Machine) and stars Robert Englund (from Scream, Queen! My Nig...

October 21st, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989) Review

It's about Freddy getting through to the real world via the dreams of an unborn baby. A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child was directed by Stephen Hopkins (who also directed The Reaping and Predator 2) and stars Robert Englund (from Sc...

Willard (1971) Review

It's about a guy who gets pushed around by just about everyone, but finds a way to push back with the help of his army of pet rats. Willard was directed by Daniel Mann and stars Bruce Davison (from Await The Dawn and The Sonata), Ernest Borg...

September 19th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004) Review

It's about a small wild west mining community who have to fight off a gang of Graboids. Tremors 4: The Legend Begins was directed by S. S. Wilson (who also directed Tremors 4: The Legend Begins) and stars Michael Gross (from Tremors: A Cold Da...

September 13th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001) Review

It's about an all new spawn of Graboids, high flying"Ass Blasters", that Burt and his Perfection posse have to purge. Tremors 3: Back to Perfection was directed by Brent Maddock and stars Michael Gross (from Tremors 4: The Legend Begins and ...

September 10th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Tremors 2: Aftershocks (1996) Review

It's about Earl, now with a new sidekick, fighting more Graboids and their trio of evil offspring: Shriekers. Tremors 2: Aftershocks was directed by S. S. Wilson (who also directed Tremors 4: The Legend Begins) and stars Fred Ward (from Tremor...

September 07th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Psychos in Love (1987) Review

It's about a couple of psycho slashers who find each other, fall in love and slash as one. Oh, and they REALLY hate grapes. Psychos in Love was directed by Gorman Bechard (who also directed Cemetery High) and stars Carmine Capobianco (from Dis...

September 01st, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Dead Alive (1992) Review

It's about a guy's mom who gets zombified by an evil rat monkey who then goes on to zombify the entire town who all go on an epic ravenous blood feast. Dead Alive was directed by Peter Jackson (who also directed King Kong, The Frighteners...

August 24th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Sleepaway Camp 3: Teenage Wasteland (1989) Review

It's about group of teens at summer camp who have the misfortune of landing killer Angela as their camp leader. Sleepaway Camp 3: Teenage Wasteland was directed by Michael A. Simpson (who also directed Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers) and s...

April 07th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Sleepaway Camp 2: Unhappy Campers (1988) Review

It's about a bunch of teens getting slashed by Angela, their cheerful transsexual camp counselor, over summer break. Sleepaway Camp 2: Unhappy Campers was directed by Michael A. Simpson (who also directed Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland)...

April 07th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Sleepaway Camp (1983) Review

It's about an orphaned girl who has one hell of a time at summer camp with her cousin, a pedophile and a bunch of bitchy bullies. Sleepaway Camp was directed by Robert Hiltzik (who also directed Return To Sleepaway Camp) and stars Jonathan Ti...

April 02nd, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Basket Case 3 (1991) Review

It's about a small town sheriff who crosses paths with Duane, Belial and Granny Ruth's mob of misfit mutants. Basket Case 3 was directed by Frank Henenlotter (who also directed Frankenhooker and Brain Damage) and stars Kevin Van Hentenryck...

February 13th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

House of Psychotic Women (1974) Review

It's about a guy who gets hired by three hot sisters to help out around their house, shortly before a serial killer starts serial killing them off. House of Psychotic Women was directed by Carlos Aured (who also directed Trapped by Fear and Th...

January 04th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Ready or Not (2019) Review

It's about a woman who marries into the wrong family at the wrong time. Ready or Not was directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett and stars Samara Weaving (from The Babysitter, Mayhem), Mark O'brien (from The Dark Stranger) and ...

January 03rd, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Night of a Thousand Cats (1972) Review

It's about a jet setting millionaire who plays with women the way a cat plays with its food, before snuffing them out and feeding them to his cats. The Night of a Thousand Cats was directed by René Cardona Jr. (who also directed The Man In Wh...

November 05th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Chopping Mall (1986) Review

It's about a group of people who get trapped in a mall overnight and become the targets of rogue killer robots. Chopping Mall was directed by Jim Wynorski  (who also directed CobraGator, Piranhaconda,and Komodo Vs. Cobra) and stars Kelli Maro...

June 20th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Gila! (2012) Review

It's about a gigantic gila monster who goes out of its way to kill as many small town Texans as it can. Gila! was directed by Jim Wynorski (who also directed Piranhaconda and The Thing Below) and stars Terence Knox (from Deadly Renovations, Di...

June 05th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Brain Damage (1988) Review

It's about a talking ancient mutant worm that latches onto some poor bastard and sends him on acid trips by injecting worm juice directly into his brain. Brain Damage was directed by Frank Henenlotter (who also directed Basket Case, Basket C...

March 30th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Ice Cream Man (1995) Review

It's about a deranged ice cream man who drives around serving up two scoops of terror. Okay, that was cheesy. But... not nearly as cheesy as this iconic slasher comedy from '95! Ice Cream Man was directed by Norman Apstein and stars Cli...

March 25th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Bloody Bloody Bible Camp (2012) Review

It's about a group of horny Christian teens who go on a camping trip to the Happy Day Bible Camp, only to learn the hard way that their happy days are behind them. Bloody Bloody Bible Camp was directed by Vito Trabucco and stars Reggie Ban...

February 16th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Spider Baby (1967) Review

It's about 3 mentally ill orphaned siblings who are somewhat kept in check by their chauffeur and caretaker. Spider Baby was directed by Jack Hill (who also directed Alien Terror and Isle of the Snake People) and stars Lon Chaney Jr. (from Wit...

January 02nd, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

House 3: The Horror Show (1989) Review

It’s about a serial killer who gets the chair for serial killing, only to return from the dead to continue serial killing. House III: The Horror Show was directed by James Isaac (who also directed Jason X and Skinwalkers) and stars Lance Henriks...

Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959) Review

It’s about aliens invading Earth and raising the dead to serve them. Plan 9 From Outer Space was directed by Edward D. Wood Jr. (who also directed Night of the Ghouls and Bride of the Monster) and stars Gregory Walcott, Mona Mckinnon  and Duke ...

September 20th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Screaming Skull (1958) Review

It’s about a widower who marries a woman with a history of psychological issues and moves her into the house of his dead wife, whose skull promptly starts haunting the poor lady. The Screaming Skull was directed by Alex Nicol (who also directed...

September 15th, 2018 | , , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Stuff (1985) Review

It’s about a highly addictive, and eventually highly toxic, dessert that members of the ice cream and chocolate chip cookie industry hire an industrial saboteur to destroy. The Stuff was directed by Larry Cohen (who also directed The Ambulance,...

August 31st, 2018 | , , | Horror Genre: , , ,

From Dusk Till Dawn Review (1996)

It’s about two brothers on the lam after a bank heist who flee to Mexico and encounter vampires. From Dusk Till Dawn was directed by Robert Rodriguez (who also directed The Faculty and Planet Terror) and stars George Clooney (from Return Of The ...

August 21st, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Frankenstein Island Review (1981)

It’s about a group of balloon explorers who crash land on a desert island and encounter Amazon savages, programmed goons, and the heir to Frankenstein herself. Frankenstein Island was directed by Jerry Warren (who also directed Face Of The Screa...

August 13th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Evil Ed Review (1995)

It’s about a film editor who snaps after having to edit too many cheesy horror films. Evil Ed was directed by Anders Jacobsson  and stars Johan Rudebeck, Per Löfberg and Olof Rhodin. When His Mind Blows ... Anything Goes! There a...

August 07th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Street Trash Review (1987)

It’s about a couple of brothers who try to stop a case of bad liquor and a deranged Vietnam vet from killing off the members of their homeless community. Street Trash was directed by James M. Muro  and stars Mike Lackey, Bill Chepil and Vic Not...

July 08th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

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