Creature Horror Movie Reviews

Looking for a new Creature 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 Creature movie it is and what other Creature movies it's similar to, just so you know what to expect. And nearly all Creature movie reviews include videos from other reviewers, so you get multiple opinions from the horror community.

Gappa, the Triphibian Monsters (1967) Review

It’s about a native monster disturbed by the organizers of a cultural appropriation scheme. Gappa the Triphibian Monsters was directed by Haruyasu Hoguchi (Cat Girl Gamblers, Cat Girl Gamblers: Abandoned Fangs of Triumph, and Cat Girl Gamblers: ...

January 19th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Gamera vs. Gyaos (1967) Review

It’s about everyone’s favorite gigantic turtle biped – in his third cinematic appearance. Gamera vs. Gyaos (its alternative title was Giant Monster Dogfight: Gamera vs. Gyaos) was directed by Noriaki Yuasa (Gamera vs. Barugon and Gamera vs. ...

January 19th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

The Rats Are Coming! The Werewolves Are Here! (1972) Review

It’s about bloodthirsty werewolves and man-eating rats – together at last. The Rats Are Coming! The Werewolves Are Here was written and directed by Andy Milligan (Surgikill and The Man with Two Heads) and stars Hope Stansbury (Blood and The Bo...

January 12th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Sssssss (1973) Review

It’s about a guy, a girl, her dad, and his scientific snake-transformation serum. Sssssss was directed by Bernard L. Kowalski (Krakatoa: East of Java) and scripted by Hal Dresner based on a story by Daniel C. Striepeke. It stars Strother Martin ...

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

Varan the Unbelievable (1962) Review

It’s about an ambitious desalinization experiment that goes horribly wrong. Varan the Unbelievable was produced and directed by Jerry A. Baerwitz (Wild Harvest) plus Ishir Honda (Godzilla and Rodan) as to the monster segments. It stars Myron Hea...

December 09th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Beast of Yucca Flats (1961) Review

It’s about a defecting Soviet rocket scientist who gets caught up in a counter-espionage shoot-out and accidentally irradiated at an atomic test site. The Beast of Yucca Flats was written, narrated, and directed by Coleman Francis (Red Zone Cuba...

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

The Cat Creeps (1930) Review

It’s about a misanthrope’s estate plan and people disappearing in a dark old mansion. The Cat Creeps was co-directed by Rupert Julian (The Phantom of the Opera) and John Willard (who also scripted the play on which the film was based) and it s...

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

Gamera vs. Barugon (1966) Review

It’s about an enormous turtle biped on the rampage – for the second time! Gamera vs. Barugon (occasionally translated as Great Monster Duel and released on U.S. television as War of the Monsters) was directed by Shigeo Tanaka (who also directe...

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

Santo in the Wax Museum (1963) Review

It’s about that nimble, beloved silver-suited wrestler, Santo! Santo in the Wax Museum (aka Samson in the Wax Museum) was co-directed by Alfonso Corona Blake (Santo vs. the Vampire Women) and Manuel San Fernando (the Johnny Sokko and His Flying ...

November 17th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

The Giant Spider Invasion (1975) Review

It’s about an invasion – of spiders – which start out small and end up tall. The Giant Spider Invasion was directed by Bill Rebane (The Capture of Bigfoot and Monster a Go-Go) and stars Steve Brodie (Frankenstein Island), his son, Kevin Brod...

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

The Monsters Crash the Pajama Party (1965) Review

It’s about – well, it’s about monsters that crash a pajama party. The Monsters Crash the Pajama Party was directed by David L. Hewitt (Journey to the Center of Time and The Mighty Gorga), who co-scripted the film with Jean Jewitt (who, in tu...

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

The Nest (2021) Review

A yard sale teddy bear is infested with more than the comfort they bring to children. The Nest was directed by James Suttles and stars Dee Wallace (from Critters), Sarah Navratil (from The Field Guide To Evil), Kevin Patrick Murphy, Maple Suttles ...

November 02nd, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Fly (1986) Review

It’s about a scientist who is turned into a human size fly while conducting an experiment with teleportation. The Fly was directed by David Cronenberg (who also directed EXistenZ, Dead Ringers, The Dead Zone and Videodrome) and stars Jeff Gold...

October 21st, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

It Came From Below (2021) Review

A group of friends find themselves hunted down in the caves by a creature... from another world. Brought to you by director Dan Allen and starring Megan Purvis, Becca Hirani, Jake Watkins, and Kate Sandison, it definitely appears to be cut from th...

September 28th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

A Quiet Place (2018) Review

It’s about a family struggling to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic world, overrun with blind monsters with incredible hearing. Directed by and starring John Krasinski alongside his wife Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe, ‘A Quiet P...

September 02nd, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Thing (2011) Review

It’s about a team of Nowergian and American researchers who have to try and survive after discovering a shape-shifting alien alive in the ice. The film is a prequel to the 1982 John Carpenter film of the same name. The Thing is a 2011 horror fil...

August 15th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Thing (1982) Review

It’s about a group of researchers being hunted and assimilated by a shapeshifting alien at a research facility in Antarctica. Few films have made as big a comeback or amassed as big a cult following as John Carpenter’s 1982 ‘The Thing’. B...

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

After Midnight (2021) Review

It's about a guy who goes all crazy after his girlfriend leaves. He sees monsters and stuff, but really he's just super bummed out. After Midnight was directed by Jeremy Gardner (who also directed The Battery) and Christian Stella and st...

March 23rd, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Troll 2 (1990) Review

A young child is terrified to discover that a planned family trip is to be haunted by vile plant-eating monsters out of his worst nightmare. Troll 2 was directed by Claudio Fragasso (Beyond Darkness and Rats) and stars Michael Stephenson, George H...

March 20th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Troll (1986) Review

It's about a kid who has to save his apartment building from a bunch of vegetarian trolls. Troll was directed by John Carl Buechler (Friday the 13th part 7, Cellar Dweller, Ghoulies 3, The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde) and stars Mi...

March 20th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Leprechaun: Origins (2014) Review

It's about a group of friends who go exploring rural Ireland only to find themselves the target of some kind of wild creature. Leprechaun: Origins was directed by Zach Lipovsky (who also directed Freaks and Dead Rising: Watchtower) and stars S...

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

Altitude (2010) Review

It's about a group of friends who take a road trip in the sky to get to a concert, which they never get to thanks to some mechanical problems and a supernatural creature. Altitude was directed by Kaare Andrews (who also directed Cabin Fever: P...

February 02nd, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Castle Freak (2020) Review

It's about a girl who inherits an old castle that happens to house a mutant freak and a weird satanic cult. Castle Freak was directed by Tate Steinsiek and stars Clair Catherine, Jake Horowitz and Kika Magalhaes (from The Eyes Of My Mother). ...

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

Tremors: Shrieker Island (2020) Review

It's Tremors meets Jurassic Park. Tremors: Shrieker Island was directed by Don Michael Paul (who also directed Tremors 5: Bloodlines and Lake Placid: The Final Chapter) and stars Michael Gross (from all the Tremors including Tremors: A Cold ...

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

Willard (2003) Review

It's about a guy who is bullied on the daily both at home and work, but stumbles on a sinister realization that his brood of pet rats can bully back. Willard was directed by Glen Morgan and stars Crispin Glover (from We Have Always Lived In T...

September 20th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

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 6: A Cold Day in Hell (2018) Review

It's about Graboids in Canada. Tremors 6: A Cold Day in Hell was directed by Don Michael Paul (who also directed Lake Placid: The Final Chapter) and stars Tanya Van Graan (from The Empty Man), Michael Gross (from Tremors: A Cold Day In Hell a...

September 17th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Tremors 5: Bloodlines (2015) Review

It's about Graboids in Africa. Tremors 5: Bloodlines was directed by Don Michael Paul (who also directed Lake Placid: The Final Chapter) and stars : Michael Gross (from Tremors: A Cold Day In Hell and Sometimes They Come Back... Again), Jami...

September 16th, 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: , , , , ,

Underwater (2020) Review

It's like Alien, but underwater. Underwater was directed by William Eubank and stars Kristen Stewart (from Lizzie and The Messengers), John Gallagher Jr. (from Hush and 10 Cloverfield Lane), and Mamoudou Athie (from The Circle). 7 Miles Bel...

April 25th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Mist (2007) Review

It's about a small town overcome by a thick mist filled with killer mutants and monsters. The Mist was directed by Frank Darabont (who also directed Buried Alive) and stars Thomas Jane (from 1922 and The Veil), Laurie Holden (from Pyewacket a...

November 24th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Pumpkinhead 4: Blood Feud (2007) Review

It's about a couple of backwoods families whose feud leads to an accidental death, and to the summoning of Pumpkinhead. Pumpkinhead 4: Blood Feud was directed by Michael Hurst (who also directed House of the Dead 2 and The Darkroom) and stars ...

October 27th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Pumpkinhead 2 (1994) Review

It's about a special needs kid who gets bullied, buried, forgotten, resurrected and then vilified for taking revenge on a group of delinquent teens. Pumpkinhead 2 was directed by Jeff Burr (who also directed Devil's Den and Spoiler) and st...

October 21st, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Pumpkinhead (1988) Review

It's about a guy who conjures up a demon with the help of a witch to get back at some teens who killed his son. Of course, he quickly realizes that making a deal with a devil wasn't the greatest of ideas. Pumpkinhead was directed by Stan W...

October 19th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , , ,

Apartment 212 (2017) Review

It's about a woman who moves into a new apartment complex hoping to create a new life, only to find her life being slowly eaten to death, one bite at a time. Apartment 212 was directed by Haylar Garcia (who also directed An American Terror) an...

September 09th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

C.H.U.D (1984) Review

It's about a bunch of Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers (AKA small sewer creatures with glowing eyes) who threaten the good people of New York City. C.H.U.D was directed by Douglas Cheek and stars John Heard (from Living Among Us, Sh...

June 07th, 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: , , ,

The Giant Gila Monster (1959) Review

It's about (spoiler alert) a giant Gila monster who chases people around a small Texas town. The Giant Gila Monster was directed by Ray Kellogg (who also directed The Killer Shrews) and stars Don Sullivan (from Teenage Zombies), Fred Graham an...

June 03rd, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: ,

The Burrowers (2008) Review

It's a western horror movie about a group of guys on a rescue mission who come face to face with a tribe of subterranean mutant people eaters. The Burrowers was directed by J.T. Petty (who also directed Hellbenders, Blood Red Earth and Soft F...

May 24th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) Review

It's about a mutant man fish who attacks a team of scientists, and kidnaps a babe, who venture into its hidden lagoon. Creature from the Black Lagoon was directed by Jack Arnold (who also directed Monster on the Campus, Tarantula and Revenge ...

April 17th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: ,

Castle Freak (1995) Review

It's about a family who inherits an old castle that happens to house a psycho sexual mutant freak. Castle Freak was directed by Stuart Gordon (who also directed Stuck, The Black Cat, King of the Ants, Dagon, Dolls, Re-Animator, From Beyond) an...

April 06th, 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: , , , , ,

A Brilliant Monster (2018) Review

It's about a famous motivational author who gets his inspiration from a very unusual source. A Brilliant Monster was directed by F.C. Rabbath  and stars Dennis Friebe, Joy Kigin and Nick Leali. Inspiration Comes at a Cost I wen...

March 04th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Eight Legged Freaks (2002) Review

It's about a bunch of mutant spiders that terrorize a small dusty town. Eight Legged Freaks was directed by Ellory Elkayem (who also directed They Nest) and stars David Arquette (from Bone Tomahawk, Orion, Scream, The Tripper), Kari Wuhrer (fr...

February 04th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Phantom of the Opera (1989) Review

It's about a woman who gets knocked unconscious while auditioning for an opera in New York, wakes up in London a hundred years in the past with a disfigured serial killing maniac as a secret admirer. The Phantom of the Opera was directed by Dw...

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

Cynthia (2018) Review

It’s about a couple who desperately try to get pregnant, finally do, but get more than they bargained for in the form of a homicidal mutant twin. The cast of Cynthia are all horror veterans. In addition to Bill Moseley ( House of 1000 Corpses, ...

November 11th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Tremors (1990) Review

It’s about a desert community besieged by strange underground carnivorous sand worms. Tremors was directed by Ron Underwood and stars Kevin Bacon (from The Darkness), Fred Ward (from Tremors 2: Aftershock) and Finn Carter. The monster mov...

October 24th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

47 Meters Down Review (2017)

It’s about a couple of friends who get trapped with sharks while cage-diving. 47 Meters Down was directed by Johannes Roberts (who also directed The Strangers: Prey At Night and The Other Side of the Door) and stars Claire Holt (from The Messeng...

September 12th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

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