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The Cabin in the Woods, 1h35
Directed by Drew Goddard
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Films about religion, Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft, Films set in the future, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film, Giant monster films, Zombie films, Political films, Comedy horror films, Dystopian films, Mise en scène d'un mammifère, Disaster films
Actors Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams, Richard Jenkins

In the underground Facility, senior technicians Gary Sitterson and Steve Hadley discuss plans for a mysterious ritual. A similar operation undertaken by their counterparts in Stockholm has just ended in failure.
The Evil Dead, 1h20
Directed by Sam Raimi
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft, Demons in film, Ghost films, Giant monster films, Zombie films
Actors Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Betsy Baker, Theresa Tilly, Ted Raimi, Sam Raimi

Five Michigan State University students, Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) and his girlfriend Linda (Betsy Baker), accompanied by Ash's sister Cheryl (Ellen Sandweiss), their friend Scotty, and his girlfriend Shelly , venture into the Tennessee hills to vacation in an isolated cabin for their spring break. They soon run into trouble, first narrowly avoiding another motorist, then having a sudden scare as the bridge near the cabin begins to collapse as they cross. That night, while Cheryl is making a drawing of a clock, her hand becomes violently possessed by a mysterious entity, causing her to draw a picture that looks like a deformed, evil face. She fails to mention the incident to the others, dismissing it as her imagination.
Evil Dead II, 1h25
Directed by Sam Raimi
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Horror comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft, Demons in film, Ghost films, Giant monster films, Zombie films, Films about disabilities, Comedy horror films
Actors Bruce Campbell, Dan Hicks, Kassie DePaiva, Ted Raimi, Sam Raimi, Sarah Uriarte Berry

The film begins with a new beginning similar to the first film. Ash Williams and his girlfriend, Linda, take a romantic vacation to a seemingly abandoned cabin in the woods. While there, Ash plays a tape recorder from the cabin's previous inhabitant Professor Knowby. The tape features Knowby reciting passages from the Necronomicon Ex-Mortis (or Book of the Dead), which he has discovered during an archaeological dig. However, the recorded incantation unleashes an evil force which kills and later possesses Linda, forcing Ash to decapitate his girlfriend with a shovel when she attacks him, he then buries her.
Re-Animator, 1h26
Directed by Stuart Gordon
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about religion, Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft, Films based on science fiction novels, Comedy science fiction films, Giant monster films, Zombie films, Films about viral outbreaks, Comedy horror films, Disaster films
Actors Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott, Barbara Crampton, Robert Sampson, David Gale, Carolyn Purdy

At University of Zurich Institute of Medicine in Switzerland, Herbert West brings his dead professor, Dr. Hans Gruber, back to life. There are horrific side-effects, however; as West explains, the dosage was too large. When accused of killing Gruber, West counters: "I gave him life!"
The Curse
The Curse (1987)
, 1h32
Directed by David Keith
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Horror
Themes Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft
Actors Wil Wheaton, Claude Akins, Cooper Huckabee, Malcolm Danare, John Schneider, Malcolm Danare

A meteorite lands on the farmland property of Nathan Crane (Claude Akins) in Tellico Plains, Tennessee. Local physician Alan Forbes (Cooper Huckabee) is unable to explain why the rock keeps shrinking. He is dissuaded from contacting the authorities by Charlie Davidson (Steve Carlisle), a realtor who does not want the new arrival to discourage the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) from establishing a new reservoir in the area. As the rock shrinks away to nothing, a glowing color seeps out and into the ground. Within a few weeks, the farm's crops bloom but are soon discovered to be inedible.
From Beyond, 1h26
Directed by Stuart Gordon
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft, Comedy horror films
Actors Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Ken Foree, Ted Sorel, Carolyn Purdy, Bunny Summers

Dr. Edward Pretorius (Ted Sorel) is a scientist who has developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. His assistant, Dr. Crawford Tillinghast (Jeffrey Combs), activates the machine and soon sees strange creatures in the air. When he is bitten by one of them, he urges Pretorius to turn the machine off. However, the crazed Pretorius refuses. Events transpire to the point where Crawford panics, fleeing outside. When the police arrive, they find Pretorius decapitated. Crawford is subsequently arrested and accused of murder.
The Haunted Palace, 1h25
Directed by Roger Corman
Origin USA
Genres Fantastic, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft, Ghost films, Giant monster films, Disaster films
Actors Vincent Price, Debra Paget, Lon Chaney, Jr., Frank Maxwell, Elisha Cook, Jr., Leo Gordon

In 1765, the inhabitants of the town of Arkham are suspicious of the strange phenomena surrounding the grand "palace" that overlooks the town. They suspect its inhabitant, Joseph Curwen, of being a warlock.
The Dunwich Horror, 1h30
Directed by Daniel Haller
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft
Actors Dean Stockwell, Ed Begley, Sandra Dee, Talia Shire, Lloyd Bochner, Sam Jaffe

The film begins with the groaning of a woman. The camera slowly pans to show two elderly women (who look like twins) and an elderly man who are watching a woman writhe and moan with the pain of childbirth on a bed in an old-fashioned looking bedroom. She is then led out of the room by the elderly man, who is later revealed as the elder Whateley.
Color Out of Space, 1h51
Directed by Richard Stanley
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft, Impact events in fiction, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Nicolas Cage, Q'orianka Kilcher, Joely Richardson, Tommy Chong, Brendan Meyers, Madeleine Arthur

Une météorite tombe dans une ville de la Nouvelle-Angleterre, ce qui va donner des effets catastrophiques dans la propriété des Gardner.
Die, Monster, Die!, 1h20
Directed by Daniel Haller
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft
Actors Boris Karloff, Nick Adams, Freda Jackson, Suzan Farmer, Terence De Marney, Harold Goodwin

Stephen Reinhart, an American scientist (Nick Adams), pays a visit to the estate of his British fiancée's family. He finds a scorched area of countryside near an enormous crater. Local townspeople are hostile toward him and refuse to either drive him to his destination or talk about the family that lives there. The source of all these problems is later revealed to be a radioactive meteorite kept hidden in the basement by his girlfriend's father, Nahum Witley (Boris Karloff), who has been using the radiation to mutate plant and animal life, with horrific consequences to his subjects and to members of his family.
The Resurrected, 1h48
Directed by Dan O'Bannon
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft, Giant monster films, Disaster films
Actors John Terry, Jane Sibbett, Chris Sarandon, Robert Romanus, Megan Leitch

Claire Ward (Sibbett) hires private investigator John March (Terry) to look into the increasingly bizarre activities of her husband Charles Dexter Ward (Sarandon). Ward has become obsessed with the occult practices of raising the dead once practiced by his ancestor Joseph Curwen (Sarandon in a dual role). As the investigators dig deeper, they discover that Ward is performing a series of grisly experiments in an effort to actually resurrect his long-dead relative Curwen.
Necronomicon, 1h36
Directed by Christophe Gans, Brian Yuzna, Shūsuke Kaneko
Origin USA
Genres Anthology film, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft, Giant monster films, Disaster films
Actors Bruce Payne, Richard Lynch, Jeffrey Combs, Tony Azito, Belinda Bauer, David Warner

The film is broken into four separate features: "The Library", "The Drowned", "The Cold" and "Whispers". "The Library" segment is the wrap-around story, which begins and ends the movie.
The Unnamable, 1h27
Origin USA
Genres Horror
Themes Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft
Actors Laura Victoria Albert

In the late 18th century, in the Winthrop house, something within it is screaming and banging at the walls of its confines. Joshua Winthrop, the owner of the house, rushes through the poorly lit corridors of the house before unlocking a heavily locked door. He begins talking to the creature inside to calm her down but she then kills him.
The Shuttered Room, 1h39
Directed by David Greene
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Horror
Themes Films based on works by H. P. Lovecraft
Actors Gig Young, Carol Lynley, Oliver Reed, Flora Robson, Charles Lloyd-Pack, Bernard Kay

Susannah Kelton, a newly married twentysomething who was raised in foster care in the big city, learns that her real parents have only recently died and left all of their property to her. She and her husband, Mike, travel to the island of Dunwich off the coast of Massachusetts to inspect the property. They find a local culture that is clannish, backward and ignorant. The few friends they make amongst the locals, including Susannah's Aunt Agatha, warn them that the family mill is cursed and urge the Keltons to leave immediately and never look back. Refusing to bow to superstition, the Keltons consider rehabilitating the abandoned mill. They become the target of a gang of local thugs led by Susannah's lecherous cousin, Ethan. Their reign of terror is ended by something still living in the shuttered attic room of the mill, something that caused Susannah nightmares as a child.