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Unrated | 96 min | Documentary, Horror
An exploration of the appeal of horror films, with interviews of many legendary directors in the genre.
4. The American Nightmare (2000)
Not Rated | 73 min | Documentary, Horror
An examination into the nature of 1960s-'70s horror films, the artists involved, and how they reflected contemporary society.
5. Scream Greats, Volume I: Tom Savini (1986 Video)
60 min | Documentary, Biography, Horror
A documentary detailing the career of makeup artist Tom Savini, including clips from the various movies he's worked on.
6. Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010 Video)
Not Rated | 239 min | Documentary, Horror
Explore the origins of "dream demon" Freddy Krueger in this award-winning documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most frightening and imaginative horror franchise in motion picture history!
7. His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Horror
A documentary exploring 30 years of the "Friday The 13th" film series featuring all new interviews with cast and crew from all 12 films and various horror fans and filmmakers.
8. Monster Squad Forever! (2007 Video)
87 min | Documentary
This is a feature-length look into the creation of the 20 year old cult-classic, Monster Squad, including interviews with writer/director Fred Dekker, stars Tom Noonan, Duncan Regehr, Andre Gower and more.
TV-14 | 86 min | Documentary
From 1970-1977, six low budget films shown at midnight transformed the way we make and watch films.
11. Best Worst Movie (2009)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama
A look at the making of the film Troll 2 (1990) and its journey from being crowned the "worst film of all time" to a cherished cult classic.
Votes: 7,277 | Gross: $0.10M
15. The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004– )
TV-14 | 300 min | Documentary, Comedy, Horror
Film-makers, performers, genre authorities and selected high-profile fans count down the most chilling moments in cinematic history. Not just from horror films, but from such thrillers as ... See full summary »
16. The Omen Legacy (2001 TV Movie)
100 min | Documentary
The true stories that spawned the eerie tale of Damien, a small boy with an angelic face, whose very name still conjures up thoughts of Satan. This documentary shares spine-tingling ... See full summary »
17. The Fear of God: 25 Years of 'The Exorcist' (1998 TV Movie)
74 min | Documentary
The Exorcist (1973) became a cultural phenomenon upon its release. This making-of documentary tells the story of its creation and describes how audiences reacted to it. Interviews with cast and crew are shown.
19. Just Desserts: The Making of 'Creepshow' (2007 Video)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Horror
Details the making of Stephen King & George A. Romero's 1982 horror anthology classic, from conception through to completion.
24. Starz Inside: Fantastic Flesh (2008 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, History
This documentary delves into the art of make-up effects with industry legends Dick Smith, Rob Bottin, Tom Savini, John Landis, Frank Darabont, Joe Dante and many others with a strong focus ... See full summary »
28. Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows (2007 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 77 min | Documentary
Martin Scorsese narrates this tribute to Val Lewton, the producer of a series of memorable low-budget horror films for RKO Studios. Raised by his mother and his aunt, his films often ... See full summary »
29. The American Scream (2012)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
An original documentary which follows three families in a small seaside town in Massachusetts as they prepare for their annual home made haunted houses. This story highlights their long ... See full summary »
34. Scream: The Inside Story (2011 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary
In 1996, the horror master Wes Craven (A Nightmare on Elm Street) unleashed Scream, a slasher movie aimed at a whole new generation of teenage movie-goers. Though premiering at a time when ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
A year in the making, Still Screaming is the definitive documentary on the making of the iconic Scream movies. Dive into the fascinating success story of the classic trilogy with on-set ... See full summary »
36. Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Biography
Chronicles the last great American showman, filmmaker William Castle, a master of ballyhoo who became a brand name in movie horror with his outrageous audience participation gimmicks.
38. Terror in the Aisles (1984)
R | 84 min | Documentary, Horror, Thriller
A compilation of scenes from many science fiction, crime drama and horror films of the 1930s through 1980s.
Votes: 1,632 | Gross: $10.00M
39. Tales from the Crypt: From Comic Books to Television (2004 TV Movie)
56 min | Documentary
Tells the story of EC Comics, the controversy that led to the end of mainstream horror comics, and the HBO anthology series "Tales from the Crypt".
41. Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror (1994 TV Movie)
100 min | Documentary, Horror
The history of Hammer Films and their legacy, narrated by the studio's most beloved stars, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee.
42. Horror Europa with Mark Gatiss (2012 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
Actor, writer and life-long horror film aficionado Mark Gatiss follows his 'A History of Horror' with this exploration of European horror cinema. Including interviews with directors Dario Argento and Guillermo del Toro amongst others.
45. American Scary (2006)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Comedy, Horror
American Scary is a look at the nation's tradition of horror hosting, from Ghoulardi to Ghoul-A-Go-Go. Follow this American folk art form from its glamorous beginnings, through repeated ... See full summary »
47. Burnt Offering: The Cult of the Wicker Man (2001 TV Movie)
50 min | Documentary
The cast and main players in the crew come together to discuss the making of cult British horror film The Wicker Man.