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Horror – Demons

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The Conjuring 2 (2016)

Duration 2h 14m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Spain: 16, Denmark: 15. Source of story The history of Ed and Lorraine Warren, paranormal investigators in America, and the first film. Director James Wan, Writers/Script Chan Hayes, Carey W. Hayes, James Wan, David Leslie Johnson Starring Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Madison Wolfe, Frances O’Connor, Simon McBurney, … Continue reading

Candy Stripers (2006)

Duration 1h 29m Ratings No UK release. USA: R, Source of story Possibly inspired by a 1978 porno movie of the same name. Director Kate Robbins Writers/Script Jill Garson, Kate Robbins Starring Brian Lloyd, Tori White, Deanna Brooks, Nicole Rayburn plus more than 25 additional young woman as Candy Stripers. Ratings IMDb:  3.2 by 1242 people. … Continue reading

Wishmaster (1997)

Duration 1h 30m Ratings UK: 18, USA: R, some places 16. Source of story An original screenplay Director Robert Kurtzman,  Writers/Script Peter Atkins, Starring Angus Scrimm, Andrew Divoff, Robert Eglund,  Tammy Lauren,  Elevator Pitch: Somewhere between the world, heaven and hell live the djinns, creatures who would if they could, inhabit the earth. In series of … Continue reading

Night of the Demon (1957)

Duration 1h 35m Rating (UK) PG Source of story While not being exactly the same follows the story of “The Casting of the Runes” by M.R.James Director Jacques Tourneur Writers/Script Charles Bennett, Hal E. Chester Starring Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Maurice Denham, Brian Wilde, Elevator Pitch: An American psychologist, Dr John Holden is recruited to … Continue reading

Annabelle: Creation (2017)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Although a prequel, the creepy doll from the earlier film. Director David F. Sandberg Writers/Script Gary Dauberman Starring Anthony LaPaglia, Samara Lee, Miranda Otto, Talitha Bateman, Stephanie Sigman, Lulu Wilson Elevator Pitch: Samuel Mullins is a dollmaker and while he is constructing a particularly large, and … Continue reading

Hell Girl (2018)

Duration 1h 21m Rating (UK) Not released in UK Source of story An original screenplay, although echoes of “Friday the 13th” Director Lawrence Riggins Writers/Script Lawrence Riggins Starring Tara Westwood, Tom Sizemore, Diana Lu Elevator Pitch: A group of TV ghost hunters arrive at a lakeside summer camp, which has the usual group of huts … Continue reading

Hellraiser VI: Hellseeker (2002)

Duration 1h 29m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Characters from earlier films ceated by Clive Barker Director Rick Bota Writers/Script Carl Dupre, Tim Day Starring Dean Winters, Ashley Laurence, Doug Bradley, Rachel Hayward, Sarah Jane Redmond, Kaaren de Zilva Elevator Pitch: Let’s get a couple of things out of the way. Kirsty, from all … Continue reading

Highway to Hell (1991)

Duration 1h 34m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay inspired only by the name of the song and maybe Orpheus in the Underworld. Director Ate de Jong Writers/Script Brian Helgeland Starring Patrick Bergin, Chad Lowe, Kristy Swanson, Ben Stiller and the rest of his family. Elevator Pitch: While eloping to Las Vegas … Continue reading

The Exorcist (1973)

Duration 2h 2m Rating (UK) X Source of story A real exorcism in Ameica on which the novel by Peter Blatty of the same name is based. Director William Friedkin Writers/Script William Peter Blatty Starring Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Linda Blair, Mercedes McCambridge Elevator Pitch: An actress is filming in Washington … Continue reading

Hellraiser (1987)

Duration 1h 34m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A screenplay developed from a novella by Barker “The Hellbound Heart”. Director Clive Barker Writers/Script Clive Barker Starring Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman Elevator Pitch: Larry and his wife move into the old family home which has been let go, but squatted in … Continue reading

Children of the Corn (1984)

Duration 1h 32m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A short story b Stephen King Director Fritz Kiersch Writers/Script George Goldsmith Starring Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, R.G. Armstrong Elevator Pitch: A young couple, Burt and Vicky,  are en route to Seattle and are driving between fields of maise in Nebraska when they run down a … Continue reading

Annabelle (2014)

Duration 2h 34m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A screenplay derived from a previous film. Director John R. Leonetti Writers/Script Gary Dauberman Starring Ward Horton, Annabelle Wallis, Afre Woodard. Elevator Pitch: When a young doctor, John Form,  presents his pregnant wife with an antique porcelain doll, of considerable size, strange things begin to happen, … Continue reading

Annabelle (3) Comes Home

Duration 1h 46m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story It is a riff on the activities of Ed and Lorraine Warren who were actual paranormal investigators (controversially) back in the 1960s and 70s America. Director Gary Dauberman Writers/Script Gary Dauberman (story by James Wan) Starring Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, McKenna Grace, Madison Iseman, Katie Sarife, … Continue reading

Hereditary (2018)

Elevator Pitch. When the younger of two children is beheaded in a bizaar car accident the family, already struggling after the death of the wife’s mother, is thrown into chaos, and the situation takes an even darker turn when Annie, the wife, is introduced to a technique which allows her to contact the dead child … Continue reading

Legion (2010)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Peter Schink, Scott Stewart Additional Info None Director Scott Stewart Starring Paul Bettany, Lucas Black, Tyrese Gibson, Adrianne Palicki, Charles S Dutton, Kevin Durand, Kate Walsh, Dennis Quaid Elevator Pitch Some down at the heel locals and a group of travellers are … Continue reading

Jennifer’s Body (2009)

Duration 1h 42m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Diablo Cody Additional Info There is a Lesbian kiss heavily used in the marketing but it was R rated in USA and considered actually to target a younger audience. Director Karyn Kusama Starring Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Adan Brody, Chris Pratt, J.K.Simmons … Continue reading

Knights of Badassdoom (2013)

Duration 1h 26m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Kevin Dreyfuss, Matt Wall Additional Info Apparently Live Action Role Players (LARPers) get out into the American countryside quite a bit. Director Joe Lynch Starring Peter Dinklage, Summer Glau, Ryan Kwanten, Jimmi Simpson, Steve Zahn (Mostly TV actors) Elevator Pitch A group … Continue reading

IT (2017)

Duration 2h 15m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A 1986 Stephen King novel of the same name Writer/s Script Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga, Gary Dauberman Director Andy Muschietti Starring Bill Skarsgård and a load of kids we may never hear of again. Elevator Pitch Every 27 years a demon in the form of the … Continue reading

End of Days

Released 1999 Rating 18 Director Peter Hyams Writer/s Andrew W Marlowe Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Byrne, Rod Steiger, Robin Tunney, Miriam Margoles Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch On the last day of the old century the devil comes to earth and takes over the body of a banker, there-after searching for a … Continue reading

Regression (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 15 in UK Director Alejandro Amenabar Writer/s Alesandro Amenabar Starring Ethen Hawke, David Thewlis, Emma Watson Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A girl who accuses her father of raping her, is “regressed” by a psychologist and seems to have been involved in satanic ritual, leading the detective on the … Continue reading

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