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 Serpent and the Rainbow (1988) Review

It's about a scientist who ventures into the Haitian underworld in search of a mythical zombification drug. The Serpent and the Rainbow was directed by Wes Craven (who also directed/produced My Soul To Take, Scream, Red Eye, Wishmaster, The ...

Ju-On: The Grudge (2002) Review

It’s about a cursed house that passes on its rage to any poor bastard that happens to stop by. Ju-On: The Grudge was directed by Takashi Shimizu (who also directed Innocent Curse and Flight 7500) and stars Megumi Okina (from Shutter and St. Joh...

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...

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The Baby (1973) Review

It's about a 20 year old dude who lives the life of a 1 year old, and a bunch of people are totally cool with it. The Baby was directed by Ted Post (who also directed Nightkill) and stars Anjanette Comer (from Netherworld), Ruth Roman (from Ec...

February 08th, 2020 | , | 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: , , , , , ,

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) Review

It's about a group of friends who stick their nose where it doesn't belong and pay a very, very stiff price for it. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was directed by Tobe Hooper (who also directed Poltergeist, Salem's Lot, The Toolbox Murder...

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: , , , , ,

Suspiria (1977) Review

It's about an American girl who travels to Germany to attend a ballet school that happens to be a front for a coven of witches. Suspiria was directed by Dario Argento  (who also directed The Sandman, Dracula 3D, Giallo and The Mother of Tears...

February 06th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Ms. 45 (1981) Review

It's about a mute woman who goes vigilante after being attacked twice in the same day. 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 Darle...

January 18th, 2019 | , | 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: , , ,

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) Review

It’s about an anthology of four stories in which people have misadventures in the title dimension. Twilight Zone: The Movie was directed by John Landis (who also directed Innocent Blood and Schlock), Steven Spielberg  (who also directed Jaws an...

October 19th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Tourist Trap (1979) Review

It’s about a carload of teenagers running afoul of a remote museum inhabited by mannequins. Tourist Trap was directed by David Schmoeller (who also directed Netherworld and Puppet Master) and stars Chuck Connors (from Maniac Killer), Jocelyn Jo...

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

Psycho Review (1960)

It’s about an encounter between an embezzling clerk and a motel owner, and the aftermath. Psycho was directed by Alfred Hitchcock (who also directed The Birds and Frenzy) and stars Anthony Perkins (from I'm Dangerous Tonight), Vera Miles (fr...

Phantasm (1979) Review

It’s about two brothers investigating the creepy goings-on at the Morningside cemetery. 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 B...

September 18th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Jaws Review (1975)

It’s about a seaside community under attack from a giant great white shark. 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 R...

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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: , , , ,

The Exorcist Review (1973)

It’s about a random little girl who suffers an unknown condition which the health care system is powerless to solve. The Exorcist was directed by William Friedkin (who also directed The Guardian and Bug) and stars Linda Blair (from Sorceress...

August 09th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Eraserhead Review (1977)

It’s about a young couple who start a family and come to regret it. 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. ...

August 04th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

The Craft Review (1996)

It’s about a high school coven of witches who explore their magical powers until their dangerous stunts get out of hand. The Craft was directed by Andrew Fleming (who also directed Bad Dreams) and stars Robin Tunney (from Supernova), Fairuza Bal...

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Anguish Review (1987)

It’s about a serial killer optometrist and his controlling hypnotizing mother which becomes an exercise in post-modern meta-horror. Anguish (also titled Angustia) was directed by Bigas Luna  and stars Zelda Rubinstein (from Poltergeist), Michae...

June 22nd, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Friday The 13th Review (1980)

It's about a group of camp counselors stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp where, years before, it was the site of a child's drowning and a grisly double murder. Friday the 13th was directed b...

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An American Werewolf In London Review (1981)

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

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

Alien Review (1979)

It’s about the crew of a space-faring mining vessel encountering an extraterrestrial life form for the first time. Alien was directed by Ridley Scott  and stars Tom Skerritt (from Maneaters are Loose!), Sigourney Weaver  and Veronica Cartwrigh...

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

The Beyond Review (1981)

It’s about a woman who inherits an old derelict hotel in Louisiana, which happens to have one of the seven gates of hell hiding out in the basement. The Beyond was directed by Lucio Fulci (who also directed Demonia and Cat in the Brain) and star...

April 29th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

A Nightmare on Elm Street Review (1984)

It’s about a supernatural serial killer named Freddy who hunts a specific group of teens in their sleep. And when they die in a dream, they die in real life. A Nightmare on Elm Street was directed by Wes Craven (who also directed Scream, The Hil...

February 14th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

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