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.

Cerebrum (2021) Review

It's about a test subject at a memory transfer lab who commits a crime he cannot remember. Cerebrum was directed by Arvi and stars James Russo (Undying, Little Red Devil, and Chill), Alexxis Lemire (Torn Hearts, Truth or Dare), Christia...

The Lair (2022) Review

It's about a Royal Air Force pilot whose plane is shot down over Afghanistan, seeks refuge in an abandoned underground bunker, and must survive waves of attacks from the hordes of alien creatures who dwell there. The Lair was directed by Neil...

Slash/Back (2022) Review

It's about a group of young women from Pang, a tiny arctic hamlet, who must defend their home from an alien invasion using their traditional hunting techniques and knowledge of horror movies. Slash/Back was directed by Nyla Innuksuk and star...

Don't Worry Darling (2022) Review

It's about Alice and her husband who live in the idyllic, experimental company town Victory, until sinister occurences prompt Alice to question her reality. Don't Worry Darling was directed by Olivia Wilde and stars Florence Pugh (Midsomm...

The Ghost Lights (2022) Review

It's about a journalist who returns home after the death of her father and discovers a cassette tape describing mysterious lights appearing in the skies of West Texas. She sets out on a cross-state road trip to discover the truth. The Ghost Li...

September 22nd, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , , ,

Shark Side of the Moon (2022) Review

It's about American astronauts who uncover a shark-human hybrid civilization on the moon after a rogue Soviet scientist deposited experimental super-soldiers there decades earlier. Shark Side of the Moon was directed by Glenn Campbell and T...

August 23rd, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , , , , , , ,

Prey (2022) Review

It's about Naru, a skilled female warrior, who fights to protect her Comanche tribe against one of the first highly-evolved Predators to land on Earth, 300 years before the events of the 1987 film. Prey was directed by Dan Trachtenberg (10 C...

August 08th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , , ,

Coherence Ending Explained (Spoilers)

Strange things begin to happen when a group of friends gather for a dinner party on an evening when a comet is passing overhead. Coherence: Spoilers Below People are fascinated by the idea of alternate realities because it allows them to im...

August 03rd, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Nope (2022) Review

It's about an heir to his father's ranch, his sister, and a Fry's employee attempting to film a mysterious phenomenon. Nope was directed by Jordan Peele (Us, Get Out) and stars Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out, Chatroom), Keke Palmer, Ste...

Firestarter (2022) Review

It's about a mother, father, and daughter with supernatural abilities on the run from a shadowy government organization that wants to capture and perform experiments on them. Firestarter was directed by Keith Thomas (The Vigil) and stars R...

Next Exit (2022) Review

It's about two people who discover themselves and each other on a road trip that ends with their passage to the after-life. Next Exit was directed by Mali Elfman and stars Katie Parker (Conventional, Absentia), Rahul Kohli, Rose McIver,...

June 20th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

The Witch: Part 2. The Other One (2022) Review

It's about a girl who escapes a secret lab and must use her special abilities to survive waves of assassins bent on killing her. The Witch: Part 2. The Other One was directed by Park Hoon-jung and stars Shin Si-a, Park Eun-bin, Seo Eun-su...

After Blue (2022) Review

It's about a daughter and mother who must catch and bring a runaway criminal to justice on an alien planet that can only be inhabited by women. After Blue was directed by Bertrand Mandico and stars Paula Luna, Elina Löwensohn (Let The Co...

Crimes of the Future (2022) Review

It's about a future in which a man turns his routine surgeries to remove unnecessary organs his body continuously produces into an artform with the help of his partner. Crimes of the Future was directed by David Cronenberg and stars Léa Seydo...

June 03rd, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , , , , ,

Crabs! (2022) Review

It's about monstrous, mutated crabs that attack a coastal town on prom night. Crabs! was directed by Pierce Berolzheimer and stars Dylan Riley Snyder, Jessica Morris (American Exorcism, The 6th Friend, and Dead Man's Hand), Allie Jen...

June 02nd, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , , , , ,

Firestarter Ending Explained (Spoilers)

A young girl tries to understand how she mysteriously gained the power to set things on fire with her mind. Firestarter: Spoilers Below Andy and Vicky are struggling to provide their daughter, Charlie, with a regular childhood, but it is ha...

Friend of the World (2022) Review

It's about after a catastrophic war, an eccentric general guides a filmmaker through a ravaged bunker. Friend of the World is written and directed by Brian Patrick Butler, produced by Kerry Rossall, and stars Nick Young, Alexandra Slade, Micha...

The Faculty (1998) Review

When Casey Connor, Herrington High School's newspaper photographer, witnesses the murder of a nurse and sees her alive again, he decides to investigate the bizarre happenings. The Faculty is a 90’s teen horror film directed by Robert Rodrigu...

May 02nd, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

The Blob (1988) Review

A deadly entity from space crashes near a small town and begins consuming everyone in its path. Panic ensues as shady government scientists try to contain the horrific creature. The Blob was directed by Chuck Russell (known for A Nightmare On Elm ...

April 07th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Deep Rising (1998) Review

It’s about a group of heavily armed hijackers board a luxury ocean liner in the South Pacific Ocean to loot it, only to do battle with a series of large-sized, tentacled, man-eating sea creatures who have taken over the ship first. Deep Rising w...

March 04th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

I Married a Monster from Outer Space (1958) Review

It’s about that nagging feeling that you married an imposter from outer space.  I Married a Monster from Outer Space was directed by Gene Fowler, Jr. (I Was a Teenage Werewolf and Gang War) and written by Louis Vittes (Bengazi and Monster from ...

February 23rd, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Deus (2022) FIRST LOOK

First Look: Deus Deus is directed by Steve Stone (In Extremis) and stars Claudia Black (Queen Of The Damned and Pitch Black), Lisa Eichhorn, David O’Hara, Phil Davis (Howling V: The Rebirth) and Crystal Yu. A mysterious black sphere is d...

February 21st, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Doctor X (1932) Review

It’s about an unsolved series of “full moon murders,” the reporter (and the police officers) investigating them, and a research facility boss intent on proving all of his subordinates guiltless.  Doctor X was directed by Michael Curtiz (The...

February 21st, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City Ending Explained (Spoilers)

Set in 1998, this origin story explores the secrets of the mysterious Spencer Mansion and the ill-fated Raccoon City. Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City: Spoilers Below Claire Redfield and her older brother Chris live at the Raccoon Cit...

February 16th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , , ,

Forbidden Planet (1956) Review

It’s about a distant planet-colony gone silent and the starship which goes to investigate. Forbidden Planet was directed by Fred M. Wilcox (Shadow in the Sky and Lassie Come Home) and stars Walter Pidgeon (The Gorilla and How Green Was My Valley...

January 26th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Santo vs. the Killers from Other Worlds (1973) Review

It’s about the masked wrestler versus a criminal mind manipulating an extraterrestrial globule. Santo vs. the Killers from Other Worlds was directed by Rubén Galindo (El Pistolero Del Diablo and Pilotos de Combate). It stars Juan Gallardo (The ...

January 20th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

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 Incredible Melting Man (1977) Review

It’s about an astronaut who develops a nosebleed, becomes gelatinous, and goes nuts. The Incredible Melting Man was written and directed by William Sachs (There Is No 13 and Galaxina) and stars Alex Rebar (Number One with a Bullet and Amityville...

January 11th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957) Review

It’s about the existential challenges of endless human diminishing – smaller…smaller … and smaller. The Incredible Shrinking Man was directed by Jack Arnold (Creature from the Black Lagoon) based on a story by Richard Matheson (I Am Legend...

January 11th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

It Came from Outer Space (1953) Review

It’s about the nerdy guy whom no one trusts – even when he’s right. It Came from Outer Space was directed by Jack Arnold (Tarantula, Creature from the Black Lagoon, and The Incredible Shrinking Man) and stars Richard Carlson (Tormented, The ...

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

X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963) Review

It’s about a medical doctor who invents some very special eye drops. X: The Man with X-Ray Eyes was produced and directed by Roger Corman (The Terror, The Raven, and The Undead) and stars Ray Milland (The Thing with Two Heads, The Attic, and The...

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

The Thing with Two Heads (1972) Review

It’s about grafting a racist’s head onto “a soul brother’s body!” The Thing with Two Heads was directed by Lee Frost (House on Bare Mountain). It stars Ray Milland (X: The Man with X-Ray Eyes) and Roosevelt “Rosey” Grier (famed defen...

December 07th, 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: , , , ,

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: , , , ,

Gamera the Invincible (1966) Review

It’s about an enormous turtle biped on the rampage.  Gamera the Invincible (originally titled Daikaijû Gamera (1965) (translation: Giant-Monster Gamera) and alternatively titled Gamera: The Giant Monster (1966) (sometimes with double-m’s –...

October 29th, 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: , , ,

A Quiet Place Part II (2021) Review

It’s about the Abbott family’s continued struggle to survive amidst a post-apocalyptic world overrun by monsters with incredible hearing. It’s a sequel to ‘A Quiet Place’. Directed by John Krasinski and featuring the same cast as the fir...

September 08th, 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: , , ,

Life (2017) Review

It’s about a six-member crew in space that uncover the first evidence of life on Mars. Life is a 2017 American science fiction horror film directed by Daniel Espinosa, written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca...

July 17th, 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: , , ,

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: , , ,

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