Mike Enslin (John Cusack), a cynical writer who investigates supernatural phenomena, travels to spend a night in room 1408 at the Dolphin Hotel. The hotel's manager, Gerald Olin (Samuel L. Jackson), initally objects to allowing Mike to stay in the room, which is said to harbor evil spirits and is off limits to guests. But, after he threatens to sue the establishment, Gerald checks Mike into the room and sends him off to a sleepless night. Directed by Mikael Håfström. With Jasmine Jessica Anthony and Mary McCormack. Categories: Horror, Thriller, Drama. Year:2007.
Six months after a virus ripped through Great Britain turning its inhabitants into blood-thirsty zombies, the US Army has helped to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But, when a carrier enters the safe zone, the Army's plan fails and the infection spreads once again. Directed by Juan Carlos Fresnadillo. With Jeremy Renner, Catherine McCormack, Robert Carlyle, Harold Perrineau, Idris Elba, Imogen Poots, Mackintosh Muggleton and Rose Byrne. Categories: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2007.
28 Weeks Later
When the sun sets in Barrow, Alaska, the town is plunged into thirty straight days of darkness. As the light fades, bloodthirsty vampires move in from across the frozen, barren wasteland to feed on the citizens of this normally quiet town. Their only hope is the over-matched police force, consisting of Sheriff Eben Olemaun (Josh Hartnett) and Deputy Stella Olemaun (Melissa George), a husband and wife who are torn between their own survival and saving the town they love. Directed by David Slade. With Ben Foster. Categories: Horror, Thriller. Year: 2007.
30 Days of Night
Morticia (Anjelica Huston) and Gomez (Raul Julia) Addams are the happy heads of one twistedly Gothic family. When the long lost Uncle Fester (Christopher Lloyd) shows up on their doorstep, the Addams never imagine that he is a con artist determined to steal the family fortune. It's up to the youngest members of the family, Pugsley (Jimmy Workman) and Wednesday (Christina Ricci), to foil the criminals and save the family. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. With Elizabeth Wilson, Judith Malina and Dan Hedaya. Categories: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Family. Year: 1991.
The Addams Family
Pubert Addams (Kaitlyn Hooper and Kristen Hooper) is the newest addition to the Addams family, and the other Addams children don't like it one bit. After Wednesday (Christina Ricci) and Pugsley (Jimmy Workman) get caught trying to snuff the baby out, they are shipped off to summer camp and replaced by Debbie Jellinsky (Joan Cusack), a doe-eyed nanny who plans to marry Uncle Fester (Christopher Lloyd) and kill him off unless the children can stop her. Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. With Carol Kane, Carel Struycken, Nathan Lane and Peter MacNicol. Categories: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Family. Year: 1993.
Addams Family Values
In deep space, the crew of the mining ship Nostromo investigates a suspected SOS signal being sent from a moon orbiting a nearby planet. Discovering a derelict ship on the moon's surface, Captain Dallas (Tom Skerritt), Kane (John Hurt) and Lambert (Veronica Cartwright) enter and come upon a chamber filled with large, forboding eggs. When Kane is suddenly attacked by a mysterious parasite that attaches itself to his face, Warrant Officer Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) initially refuses them re-entrance to the ship, siting quarantine protocol. But, Science Officer Ash (Ian Holm) disregards her order and lets them in. Directed by Ridley Scott. With Harry Dean Stanton and Yaphet Kotto. Categories: Action, Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, Drama. Year: 1979.
After escaping from the Alien planet in the Colonial Marine spaceship Sulaco, Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) awakes to discover that her escape pod has crash landed on a deep space penal colony, killing the rest of her crew. Welcomed with great hesitation, she awaits rescue from the company and befriends the facility's doctor, Clemens (Charles Dance) to protect herself from the murderers and rapists who maintain the colony's ore foundry. But, when it is discovered that an Alien stowed away on Ripley's ship, she must form an alliance with Dillon (Charles S. Dutton), a criminal who has found religion, in order to organize the prisoners and fight back against the beast. Directed by David Fincher. With Brian Glover, Danny Webb, Lance Henriksen and Ralph Brown. Categories: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Drama. Year: 1992.
200 years after her death, Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is reborn as a clone. Scientists have used her DNA to bring her back to life and get their hands on the Queen Alien that grows within her chest. As scientist begin to breed more Aliens, Ripley adjusts to being alive again - remembering bits and pieces of her former life. Soon, though, the Aliens escape and begin ravaging the ship's crew. Together with a band of space pirates, including a second generation android (Winona Ryder), Ripley must find a way to defeat the Aliens yet again before the ship crash lands on Earth. Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. With Dominique Pinon, Ron Perlman, Gary Dourdan, Michael Wincott, Dan Hedaya, J.E. Freeman, Brad Dourif and Leland Orser. Categories: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Drama. Year: 1997.
Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) is the sole survivor of a mining company ship that was attacked by a vicious, parasitic Alien. When she gives her story to the company executives, they dismiss her claims and tell her that the Alien planet has been colonized while she was adrift in space. But, when all communication with the colonists is cut off, Ripley is asked to return to the planet in order to terminate the Aliens once and for all. She is joined by a squadron of marines, an android (Lance Henriksen) and a shifty corporate lawyer (Paul Reiser) with a mission of his own. Directed by James Cameron. With Michael Biehn, Bill Paxton and Carrie Henn. Categories: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Drama. Year: 1986.
A peaceful Colorado town becomes the center of an intergalactic battle when a Predator scout ship crash lands and releases the Aliens on board. As the Aliens begin to infect the town, a lone “Wolf” Predator (Ian Whyte) is sent to exterminate the hoard. Meanwhile, the townspeople caught in the middle of the brutal face-off set out to the stop the Alien outbreak before the military carpet bombs the area. Directed by Colin Strause and Greg Strause. With Steven Pasquale, Reiko Aylesworth, John Ortiz, Johnny Lewis, David Paetkau and Chelah Horsdal. Categories: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller. Year: 2007. Release Date: December 25, 2007.
Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem
Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) has it all: a designer wardrobe, a luxury apartment and more money than he can spend. But, beneath the surface, Bateman struggles to fit in with his Wall Street cohorts. And, the harder he tries, the more unhinged he becomes and the less control he has over the bloody urges that make him feel like an individual. Directed by Mary Harron. With Willem Dafoe, Reese Witherspoon and Chloë Sevigny. Categories: Drama, Horror, Comedy, Thriller. Year: 2000.
George (James Brolin) and Kathy (Margot Kidder) Lutz are newly married and couldn't be happier. Together with their three kids, they move into a huge Long Island house. They seem to have made a good life for themselves until strange things begin to happen inside their new home. After a series of disturbing accidents, they call upon the help of a family priest, who is helpless to combat the terrible spirit preying upon this once happy household. Directed by Stuart Rosenberg. With Rod Steiger, Don Stroud and Murray Hamilton. Categories: Cult Classics, Horror, Drama, Mystery, Thriller. Year: 1979.
The Amityville Horror