The 13 Best Underrated Horror Movies!

Posted 10/11/2017 5567 0

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1. I Walked with a Zombie (1943)

Canadian nurse Betsey Connell (Frances Dee) is hired to care for Jessica Holland (Christine Gordon), a woman on a Caribbean sugar plantation, who has a bizarre condition. The mysterious affliction baffles Betsy but when she falls for Jessica's husband, Paul (Tom Conway), she is determined to make him happy by curing his wife. However, in her quest, Betsey is drawn into the island's dark culture of voodoo and zombies and begins to uncover the Holland family's sinister secrets.

 

2. I Drink Your Blood (1970)

A group of hippies wreak havoc on a small town and a young boy, whose grandfather and sister were attacked by them, decides to get even, with deadly results.

 

3. Wake in Fright (1971)

After finishing up the school term in a remote outback town, teacher John Grant (Gary Bond) looks forward to spending his holiday with his girlfriend in Sydney. But John gets waylaid in a mining town where a gambling spree leaves him completely broke. He quickly falls in with the hard-drinking locals, who constantly ply him with alcohol and force him to participate in a gruesome kangaroo hunt. Disgusted, John tries to hitchhike out of town and, when that fails, begins to contemplate suicide.

 

4. Daughters of Darkness (1971)

Newlyweds stop at a posh French hotel on their way to England. They meet a beautiful red-lipped woman whom the hotel owner swears had been there 40 years ago, even though she hasn't aged. She introduces herself as Countess of Bathory and folks begin to wonder.

 

5. Blood and Lace (1971)

After her prostitute mother and her john are beaten to death while they are asleep in bed, teen-aged Ellie Masters is sent to an isolated orphanage run by Mrs. Deere and her handyman. Taking an avid interest in her welfare is detective Calvin Carruthers. Taking almost no interest at all, is social worker Harold Mullins who is completely under Mrs. Deere's thumb. Lots of unpleasant surprises are in store for Ellie, not the least of which is the fact that Mrs. Deere and her handyman are both brutal sadists, who run the orphanage like a concentration camp and the strong possibility that her mother's hammer-wielding killer is now stalking her.

 

6. The Asphyx (1972)

In this horror-fantasy, set during the 19th century, Dr. Stephens discovers that just before a person dies, their body is surrounded by the aura-like Asphyx. In this phenomenon, Stephens believes he sees the key to living forever. When he begins experimenting with humans, he inadvertently releases a terrible supernatural power.

 

7. Deathdream (1974)

A young Soldier is killed in the line of duty in Vietnam. That same night, the soldier returns home, brought back by his Mother's wishes that he "Don't Die"! Upon his Return, Andy sits in his room, refusing to see his friends or family, venturing out only at night. The Vampiric horror is secondary to the terror that comes from the disintegration of a typical American family.

 

8. Tourist Trap (1979)

A group of young friends stranded at a secluded roadside museum are stalked by the owner of the place, who has the power to control his collection of mannequins.

 

9. Fascination (1979)

A runaway criminal breaks into an eerie chateau, taking it's two frightened chambermaids hostage. As night falls, a group of mysterious aristocratic women arrive, and he begins to realize the girls are hiding a sinister secret.

 

10. Bloody Moon (1981)

Vanessa star Olivia Pascal headlines this stylish tale of slaughtered schoolgirls featuring all the incest, voyeurism, and roller disco that a fan of such depraved fare could possibly hope for.

 

11. Eating Raoul (1982)

The absurd Blands (Paul Bartel, Mary Woronov) lure swingers home to be conked by a skillet, robbed and removed by Raoul (Robert Beltran).

 

12. Parents (1989)

Ten-year-old Michael Laemle (Bryan Madorsky) senses that something is not quite right with his family. Sure, his mother, Lily (Mary Beth Hurt), is the perfect 1950s housewife, and they have a comfortable life in the suburbs, where his dad, Nick (Randy Quaid), works at a mortuary. But what's with the enormous cuts of meat that his father brings home every night? What, or whom, do they come from? Michael takes his concerns to a school counselor (Sandy Dennis) who decides to come over for dinner.

 

13. No Telling (1991)

An organic-farming advocate (David Van Tieghem) meets a woman (Miriam Healy-Louie) whose husband (Stephen Ramsey) does weird limb-transplant experiments with animals.

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