Cult Classic Horror Movie Reviews

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

The Baby (1973) Review

The Baby was directed by Ted Post (who also directed Nightkill) and stars Anjanette Comer (from Netherworld), Ruth Roman (from Echoes and Impulsive) and Marianna Hill (from Blood Beach and Schizoid). It's about a 20 year old dude who lives the li...

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Pumpkinhead (1988) Review

Pumpkinhead was directed by Stan Winston and stars Lance Henriksen (from Wraith, The Unwilling), Jeff East (from Last Breath, Deadly Blessing) and Cynthia Bain (from Spontaneous Combustion). It's about a guy who conjures up a demon with the help ...

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) Review

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was directed by Tobe Hooper (who also directed Poltergeist, Salem's Lot, The Toolbox Murders, Night Terrors, Djinn and The Damned Thing) and stars Marilyn Burns (from Butcher Boys, Kiss Daddy Goodbye), Edwin Neal (from...

A Nightmare on Elm Street Review (1984)

A Nightmare on Elm Street was directed by Wes Craven (who also directed Scream, The Hills Have Eyes and Shocker) and stars Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp and the debut of the legendary Johnny Depp . It’s about a supernatural serial kille...

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The Beyond Review (1981)

The Beyond was directed by Lucio Fulci (who also directed Demonia and Cat in the Brain) and stars Catriona Maccoll, David Warbeck and Cinzia Monreale. It’s about a woman who inherits an old derelict hotel in Louisiana, which happens to have one of ...

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Alien Review (1979)

Alien was directed by Ridley Scott  and stars Tom Skerritt (from Maneaters are Loose!), Sigourney Weaver  and Veronica Cartwright  (from Invasion of the Body Snatchers). It’s about the crew of a space-faring mining vessel encountering an extrate...

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An American Werewolf In London Review (1981)

An American Werewolf in London was directed by John Landis (who also directed Schlock) and stars David Naughton, Jenny Agutter (from The Survivor) and Griffin Dunne . It’s about two backpackers in England encountering the title mythical ...

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Friday The 13th Review (1980)

Friday the 13th was directed by Sean S. Cunningham  and stars Betsy Palmer  (who also starred in part 2), Adrienne King  (also in part 2),  Harry Crosby  and Kevin Bacon who went on to star in other horrors including Tremors, Flatliners, Stir of...

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Anguish Review (1987)

Anguish (also titled Angustia) was directed by Bigas Luna  and stars Zelda Rubinstein (from Poltergeist), Michael Lerner (from Strange Invaders) and Talia Paul. It’s about a serial killer optometrist and his controlling hypnotizing mother which be...

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The Craft Review (1996)

The Craft was directed by Andrew Fleming (who also directed Bad Dreams) and stars Robin Tunney (from Supernova), Fairuza Balk  and Neve Campbell  (from Scream). It’s about a high school coven of witches who explore their magical powers until thei...

Eraserhead Review (1977)

Eraserhead was directed by David Lynch (who also directed Blue Velvet and Lost Highway) and stars Jack Nance (from Voodoo), Charlotte Stewart (from Tremors) and Allen Joseph. It’s about a young couple who start a family and come to regret it. ...

The Exorcist Review (1973)

The Exorcist was directed by William Friedkin (who also directed The Guardian and Bug) and stars Linda Blair (from Sorceress), Max Von Sydow (from Sleepless) and Ellen Burstyn  (from The Wicker Man). It’s about a random little girl ...

From Dusk Till Dawn Review (1996)

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 Killer Tomatoes!), Quentin Tarantino  and Harvey Keitel  (from Red Dragon). It’s about two brother...

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Jaws Review (1975)

Jaws was directed by Steven Spielberg (who also directed Duel and Something Evil) and stars Roy Scheider (from Night Game), Robert Shaw (from A Reflection of Fear) and Richard Dreyfuss. It’s about a seaside community under attack from a giant great...

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Phantasm Review (1979)

Phantasm was directed by Don Coscarelli (who also directed Bubba Ho-Tep and John Dies At The End) and stars Angus Scrimm (from I Sell The Dead), A. Michael Baldwin (from Flay) and Bill Thornbury (from Phantasm: Ravager). It’s about two brothers inv...

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Psycho Review (1960)

Psycho was directed by Alfred Hitchcock (who also directed The Birds and Frenzy) and stars Anthony Perkins (from I'm Dangerous Tonight), Vera Miles (from The Initiation) and John Gavin (from Jennifer). It’s about an encounter between an embezzl...

Tourist Trap Review (1979)

Tourist Trap was directed by David Schmoeller (who also directed Netherworld and Puppet Master) and stars Chuck Connors (from Maniac Killer), Jocelyn Jones and Jon Van Ness (from Hospital Massacre). It’s about a carload of teenagers running afoul...

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Twilight Zone: The Movie Review (1983)

Twilight Zone: The Movie was directed by John Landis (who also directed Innocent Blood and Schlock), Steven Spielberg  (who also directed Jaws and Duel), George Miller, Joe Dante  (who also directed Splatter and Trapped Ashes) and stars Albert Bro...

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Tremors Review (1990)

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

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Ms. 45 (1981) Review

Ms. 45 was directed by Abel Ferrara (who also directed The Addiction and Body Snatchers) and stars Zoë Lund (from Special Effects), Albert Sinkys and Darlene Stuto. It's about a mute woman who goes vigilante after being attacked twice in the sam...

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Suspiria (1977) Review

Suspiria was directed by Dario Argento  (who also directed The Sandman, Dracula 3D, Giallo and The Mother of Tears) and stars Jessica Harper (from Shock Treatment, The Evictors, Phantom of the Paradise), Stefania Casini (from The Bloodstained Shadow...

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Brain Damage (1988) Review

Brain Damage was directed by Frank Henenlotter (who also directed Basket Case, Basket Case 2, Basket Case 3 and Frankenhooker) and stars Rick Hearst (from Warlock III: The End Of Innocence), Jennifer Lowry and Gordon Macdonald. It's about a tal...

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