Sci-Fi Horror Movie Reviews

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

F*CK, SCARE, KILL: An Autopsy of Teen Horror CHOPPING MALL

A monthly column dissecting teen horror movies. In 1986, writer/director Jim Wynorski teamed up with Julie Corman, the wife of his mentor, B-horror legend Roger Corman, for a mall killer movie that would be his second feature. Wynorski’s idea le...

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

In the Earth (2021) Review

As the world searches for a cure to a disastrous virus, a scientist and park scout venture deep in the forest for a routine equipment run. In the Earth was directed by Ben Wheatley (known for Kill List and A Field in England) and stars Joel Fry, ...

March 29th, 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 4: In Space (1996) Review

It's about the leprechaun in space trying to woo an alien princess and kill off a crazy cyborg and some space soldiers. Leprechaun 4: In Space was directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith (who also directed Leprechaun 3, Night Of The Demons 2 and Ou...

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

Possessor (2020) Review

It’s about Tasya Vos, an elite, corporate assassin, who uses brain implant technology to execute high profile targets. Possessor was directed by Brandon Cronenberg (Antiviral) and stars Andrea Riseborough (2020’s The Grudge, Mandy), Christophe...

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

Psycho Goreman (2021) Review

It’s about a recently revived extra-terrestrial demon and a sassy 12-year-old who keeps him on a very short leash. Psycho Goreman was directed (and written) by Steve Kostanski (who also directed The Void) and stars Nita-Josee Hanna as “Mimi”...

February 11th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Pulse 3 (2008) Review

It's about a girl living in a post-apocalyptic wasteland who leaves the safety of her village to seek out a guy she met on the internet. Pulse 3 was directed by Joel Soisson (who also directed Children Of The Corn: Genesis and The Prophecy:...

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

Pulse 2 (2008) Review

It's about a guy and his daughter trying to trek through a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Pulse 2 was directed by Joel Soisson (who also directed Children Of The Corn: Genesis andThe Prophecy: Forsaken) and stars Jamie Bamber (from The Car: Roa...

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

Donnie Darko (2001) Review

It's about a mentally ill teen encouraged to go on a crime spree by Frank, his imaginary giant bunny friend. Donnie Darko was directed by Richard Kelly (who also directed The Box) and stars Jake Gyllenhaal (from Morbius and Velvet Buzzsaw), J...

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

The Invisible Man (2020) Review

It's about a woman whose abusive ex seemingly comes back from the dead as an invisible man. The Invisible Man was directed by Leigh Whannell (who also directed Upgrade and Insidious: Chapter 3) and stars Elisabeth Moss (from Us and The Attic...

January 15th, 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: , , , ,

The Honeymoon Phase (2020) Review

A sci-fi thriller following a couple who pretend to be married for a research study on married couples living in isolation. The Honeymoon Phase was directed by Phillip G. Carroll Jr. and stars Chloe Carroll, Jim Schubin, Francois Chau, Tara Westwo...

October 01st, 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: , , , ,

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: , , ,

Event Horizon (1997) Review

It's about a rescue team launched into deep space to salvage what's left of a space ship that mysteriously went off the grid. Event Horizon was directed by Paul W.S. Anderson (who also directed Resident Evil, Resident Evil: Afterlife a...

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

BrightBurn (2019) Review

It's about evil Superman. BrightBurn was directed by David Yarovesky (who also directed The Hive) and stars Elizabeth Banks (from The Uninvited), David Denman (from Shutter) and Steve Agee (from Dementia and Dark Was The Night). He'...

December 03rd, 2019 | , | 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: , , ,

Caught (2017) Review

Caught was directed by Jamie Patterson and stars April Pearson (from Dark Beacon, Tank 432), Mickey Sumner and Cian Barry (from Nina Forever). Caught is a taut British thriller / gore movie that brings us into the home of two married, investig...

August 14th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Child's Play (2019) Review

It’s about a kid who gets a rogue AI doll as a gift, likes it at first, then really, really grows to hate it. Child's Play 2019 was directed by Lars Klevberg (who also directed Polaroid) and stars Gabriel Bateman (from Lights Out) and Aubrey...

June 20th, 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: , , ,

Tetsuo: The Iron Man (1989) Review

It’s about a deranged guy who jams a metal pipe into his leg which triggers a full-blown transformation into a bizarre hybrid of flesh and metal. Tetsuo: The Iron Man was directed by Shinya Tsukamoto (who also directed Tetsuo II: Body Hammer a...

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

Lifechanger (2018) Review

It's about a guy who has to claim people's lives just to stay alive. Lifechanger was directed by Justin Mcconnell and stars Lora Burke, Jack Foley and Bill Oberst Jr. (from Ayla, The Chair, Scream at the Devil, Hunting Grounds, The Den). ...

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

Happy Death Day 2U (2019) Review

It's about a college girl who gets stuck in a time loop (again) and repeatedly has to die each day (again) until she figures out how to break the loop, restore reality and save her friends. Happy Death Day 2U was directed by Christopher B. Lan...

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

The Endless (2017) Review

It's about a couple of guys who go back to visit a cult they once escaped, only to find themselves fighting a malicious supernatural phenomena threatening to keep them there. The Endless was directed by Aaron Moorhead and  Justin Benson  (wh...

January 22nd, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Resolution (2012) Review

It's about a couple of guys in a remote cabin who have long conversations, experience some weird supernatural events, and then have more long conversations. Resolution was directed by Justin Benson (who also directed The Endless and Spring) an...

The Cloverfield Paradox Review (2018)

Orbiting above a planet on the brink of war, scientists test a device to solve an energy crisis and end up face-to-face with a dark alternate reality. The Cloverfield Paradox was directed by Julius Onah  and stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Daniel Brühl...

November 04th, 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: , ,

Re-Animator Review (1985)

It’s about a medical student who invents a serum that brings the dead back to life. Re-Animator was directed by Stuart Gordon (who also directed Stuck and The Black Cat) and stars Jeffrey Combs (from Suburban Gothic), Bruce Abbott (from Trapped)...

September 30th, 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: , , ,

Frankenstein's Army (2013) Review

It’s about a mad Nazi scientist who creates new soldiers by stitching together old ones. Frankenstein's Army was directed by Richard Raaphorst and stars Karel Roden (from Orphan  and The Abandoned), Joshua Sasse and Robert Gwilym . W...

August 30th, 2018 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Phoenix Forgotten (2017) Review

It’s about three teens who go missing shortly after the infamous, real-life, Phoenix Lights were witnessed back in '97. Phoenix Forgotten was directed by Justin Barber and stars Florence Hartigan, Jeanine Jackson and Chelsea Lopez (from Ar...

August 30th, 2018 | , , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Substitute (2007) Review

It’s about a class of 6th graders who learn the hard way that their new substitute is a monstrous alien on a mission. The Substitute was directed by Ole Bornedal (who also directed Nightwatch and The Possession) and stars Paprika Steen, Ulrich T...

August 25th, 2018 | , , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Cube Review (1997)

It’s about seven people stuck in an enigmatic lethal structure trying to escape. Cube was directed by Vincenzo Natali (who also directed Splice and Haunter) and stars Nicole De Boer (from Prom Night IV: Deliver Us From Evil), Nicky Guadagni  an...

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

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: , , ,

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