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Horror – Slasher

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Haloween II (2009)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Characters and locations of the whole Haloween franchise. Director Rob Zombie (not his birth name) Writers/Script Rob Zombie Starring Sheri Moon Zombie, Chase Wright Vanek, Scout Taylor-Compton, Brad Dourif, Malcolm McDowell, Tyler Mane, Octavia Spencer, Danielle Harris, Margot Kidder, Elevator Pitch: Haloween is coming up and … Continue reading

Escape Room (2019)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A not very original screenplay Director Adam Robitel Writers/Script Bragi F. Schut, Maria Melnik, Starring Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Jay Ellis, Tyler Labine, Deborah Ann Woll, Nik Dodani Elevator Pitch: A group of people, from a variety of backgrounds, are collected in what seems to be … Continue reading

Venom (2005)

Duration 1h 27m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Jim Gillespie Writers/Script Flint Dille, John Zuur Platten, Brandon Boyce Starring Agnes Bruckner, Jonathan Jackson, Laura Ramsey, Rick Cramer, Meagan Good Elevator Pitch: In a town in the deep south swamplands a group of teenagers gather for the summer, some of them … Continue reading

Final Destination 3 (2006)

Duration 1h 33m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay using a theme developed in the earlier films of the franchise Director James Wong Writers/Script Glen Morgan, James Wong, (Jeffrey Reddick characters) Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ryan Merriman, Chelan Simmons, Crystal Lowe, Amanda Crew Elevator Pitch: When Wendy Christensen has a premonition that … Continue reading

American Psycho (2000)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A book of the same name by Bret Easton Ellis Director Mary Harron Writers/Script Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner Starring Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Chloë Sevigny, Reese Witherpoon, Samantha Mathis, Jared Leto, Willem Dafoe, Cara Seymour, Krista Sutton, Elevator Pitch: Patrick Bateman is one of … Continue reading

Friday the 13th (1980)

Duration 1h 35m Rating (UK) X Source of story An original screenplay Director Sean S. Cunningham Writers/Script Victor Miller Starring Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Kevin Bacon Elevator Pitch: A group of young counsellors are preparing to reopen Camp Crystal Lake after it has been closed for years, and is reputed to be cursed. They make … Continue reading

Tonight She Comes (2016)

Duration 1h 24m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay, some say riffing on other horror films. Director Matt Stuertz Writers/Script Matt Stuertz Starring Nathan Eswine, Larissa White, Jenna McDonald, Brock Russell, Cameisha Cotton, Adam Hartley, Dal Nicole, Frankie Ray Elevator Pitch: A man delivering post, with a friend who he leaves in … Continue reading

The Purge 3: Election Year (2016)

Duration 1h 48m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The theme from the earlier Purge outings, and the inclusion of one character from the last film. Director James DeMonaco Writers/Script James DeMonaco Starring Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, and so many unknowns that I have chosen not to list any of them, although they did really … Continue reading

Don’t Breathe (2016)

Duration 1h 28m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Director Fede Alvarez Writers/Script Fede Alvarez, Rodo Sayagues Starring Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto Elevator Pitch: A trio of young people who have been robbing houses in Detroit, using keys held by the father of one who is a security … Continue reading

Midsommar (2019)

Duration 2h 27m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Director Ari Aster Writers/Script Ari Aster Starring Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper, Will Poulter, Vilheim Blomgren Elevator Pitch: Pelle, a student in America who has been brought up in a commune in Northern Sweden, invites three fellow students, Christian, Josh and … Continue reading

Us (2019)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Apparently inspired by an episode of The Twilight Zone Director Jordan Peele Writers/Script Jordan Peele Starring Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Elizabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker Elevator Pitch: A middle class African American family on a vacation near Santa Barbara, spend the day on the beach adjacent to … Continue reading

The Purge (2013)

Duration 1h 25m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Said to have been an episode from Star Trek in 1967, which inspired the writer/director. Director James DeMonaco Writers/Script James DeMonaco Starring Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder, Adelaide Kane, Edwin Hodge, Rhys Wakefield Elevator Pitch: In America in 2022 under the political rule of the … Continue reading

The Purge 2: Anarchy (2014)

Elevator Pitch It is the night of the purge, a 12 hour period between  seven pm and seven am when the law is suspended and killers roam the streets of LA. For a variety of reasons a heavily armed man on a mission links up with a mother and daughter and a young married couple, … Continue reading

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