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The Ratings Project: Top 100 Horror Films (2013) -- Your Lists
« on: September 20, 2013, 11:26:26 AM »
Post your top horror films of all time. Lists can be up to 100 films long. The order doesn't matter. Every film listed will enter the Ratings Project, and the countdown of our collective Top 100 will be begin on or around Halloween.

Deadline to submit lists is October 10.

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Re: The Ratings Project: Top 100 Horror Films (2013) -- Your Lists
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2013, 11:28:38 AM »
The trickiest part of doing a genre list like this will be deciding which films are truly a part of the genre. I don't have a good solution for this yet, but I'm optimistic we'll figure something out.

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Re: The Ratings Project: Top 100 Horror Films (2013) -- Your Lists
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2013, 11:30:17 AM »
I'm so excited. Doing my list now. From a genre point of view, I'd go with an anything goes kind of thing. If I want to include Fantasia for the Night on Bald Mountain sequence (and parts of the Rites of Spring, scary dinos!), why not?
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Re: The Ratings Project: Top 100 Horror Films (2013) -- Your Lists
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2013, 11:41:11 AM »
From a genre point of view, I'd go with an anything goes kind of thing. If I want to include Fantasia for the Night on Bald Mountain sequence (and parts of the Rites of Spring, scary dinos!), why not?

Keeping with the Disney theme, take a film like Bambi. A handful of people call it the most terrifying film ever made and it definitely rates high enough as a film to make a Top 100 list but maybe only one person in thirty would really call it a horror film. I don't want to have to keep two sets of books (e.g., "it's a 10.0 in general but a 4.0 as a Horror film"), so I need a simple system to take into account the group's opinion on what is and isn't horror.

I'll probably send out the top 500 to everyone in a PM and let them single out the films they don't think should be included on a Horror list; and then discount their votes on those films. So Bambi could have 25 votes for a 7.71 average in the Ratings Project in general, but only 4 votes for a 9.5 average so far as the Horror list is concerned. The score for the latter would be considerably lower, putting the film on the borderline so far as making the list. For example.

edit: On second thought, the much simpler solution would just be to poll on the questionable films and go with the majority. That's much more likely.

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Re: The Ratings Project: Top 100 Horror Films (2013) -- Your Lists
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2013, 11:43:12 AM »
One of the few Icheckmovies lists where Im not even amongst the top 1000 users is the Top 500 Horror Movies. Fixing that this coming month and a half.

Id just say anything with an IMDb horror hashtag works (its seems like they've got a lot better with those...The Godfather used to be classified in roughly 37 different genres). Anything else on a list can just be put in a yes or no poll for a couple of days after the deadline.

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Re: The Ratings Project: Top 100 Horror Films (2013) -- Your Lists
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2013, 11:44:31 AM »
Horror is my least favorite genre, but using my ratings from Criticker, using the Horror filter, these are all films that I rated 65 or higher...

Repulsion (1965)
King Kong (1933)
Psycho (1960)
Diabolique (1955)
Frankenstein (1931)
Onibaba (1964)
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Misery (1990)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
The Omen (1976)
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
La Cabina (1972)
The Fly (1986)
Freaks (1932)
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
Aliens (1986)
Halloween (1978)
The Haunting (1963)
The Body Snatcher (1945)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
Horror of Dracula (1958)
Jaws (1975)
The Tell-Tale Heart (1953)
Witchfinder General (1968)
The Invisible Man (1933)
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Them! (1954)
Cat People (1942)
Demon Seed (1977)
Dracula (1931)
The Fall of the House of Usher (1960)
Night of the Demon (1957)
Village of the Damned (1960)
Godzilla (1954)
Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Tremors (1990)
Carrie (1976)
Dead Calm (1989)
The Devil's Rejects (2005)
The Stepford Wives (1975)
The Uninvited (1944)
Bedlam (1946)
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
Alien (1979)
Audrey Rose (1977)
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
Funny Games (2008)
House of Wax (1953)
Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964)
Magic (1978)
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
The Mummy (1932)
The Night Stalker (1972)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Poltergeist (1982)
The Shining (1980)
Trilogy of Terror (1975)
The Bad Seed (1956)
The Fury (1978)
House on Haunted Hill (1959)
Cloverfield (2008)
Firestarter (1984)
Homebodies (1974)
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)
Mad Love (1935)
Stir of Echoes (1999)
Storm of the Century (1999)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
The War of the Worlds (1953)
X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)
Angel Heart (1987)
Christine (1983)
The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
The Fly (1958)
Race with the Devil (1975)
Willard (1971)
The Wolf Man (1941)
            
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Re: The Ratings Project: Top 100 Horror Films (2013) -- Your Lists
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2013, 11:46:53 AM »
hmmm

i don't really watch horror movies, but these are probably my favorite.

01. Peeping Tom (Powell, 1960)
02. Possession (Zulawski, 1981)
03. Suspiria (Argento, 1977)
04. Deep Red (Argento, 1975)
05. The Thing (Carpenter, 1982)
06. Halloween II (Zombie, 2009)
07. Drag Me to Hell (Raimi, 2009)
08. Body Snatchers (Ferrara, 1993)
09. The Descent (Marshall, 2005)
10. Trouble Every Day (Denis, 2001)

Other ones:

Audition (Miike, 1999)
Cat People (Tourneur, 1942)
Dawn of the Dead (Romero, 1978)
Fire Walk With Me (Lynch, 1992)
Pulse (Kurosawa, 2001)
Cloverfield (Reeves, 2008)
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Re: The Ratings Project: Top 100 Horror Films (2013) -- Your Lists
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2013, 12:37:10 PM »
hmmm

i don't really watch horror movies, but these are probably my favorite.

If you asked me to guess one film in your top 10, I'd pick Trouble Every Day.  Don't think of it as a horror movie?
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Re: The Ratings Project: Top 100 Horror Films (2013) -- Your Lists
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2013, 12:39:48 PM »
Building my list, but you're right. I'm really torn about including serial killer films. Psycho definitely makes the list, but Silence of the Lambs doesn't seem right to me. Even though it has quite a few Horror elements, it's a manhunt movie, and ranking-wise it would be my #1.

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Re: The Ratings Project: Top 100 Horror Films (2013) -- Your Lists
« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2013, 01:08:45 PM »
using my ratings from Criticker, using the Horror filter

Same.  Here are the first 100.  I removed Kanal and Martha Marcy May Marlene (which I would classify mostly as drama), Room 237 (doc), and a couple of shorts (but left Un Chien Andalou and La Cabina).  The rest I would say are horror enough.

House (1977)
Eraserhead (1977)
The Wicker Man (1973)
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
The Shining (1980)
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
The 7th Victim (1943)
Un Chien Andalou (1929)
Alien (1979)
The Exorcist (1973)
Psycho (1960)
Sudden Fear (1952)
The Kingdom (1994)
The Man Who Laughs (1928)
Carrie (1976)
The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
The Lodger (1944)
Noriko's Dinner Table (2005)
Funny Games (1997)
Images (1972)
Repulsion (1965)
Vampyr (1932)
Eyes Without a Face (1960)
Diabolique (1955)
House on Haunted Hill (1959)
Jaws (1975)
Kwaidan (1964)
Silent Hill (2006)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
Let the Right One In (2008)
Nosferatu (1922)
Onibaba (1964)
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
Black Sunday (1960)
La Cabina (1972)
The Happiness of the Katakuris (2001)
Homicidal (1961)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
Malpertuis (1971)
Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
The Tenant (1976)
The Vanishing (1988)
Young Frankenstein (1974)
The Black Cat (1934)
Even Dwarfs Started Small (1970)
Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971)
The Grudge (2004)
I Walked with a Zombie (1943)
Kuroneko (1968)
Uncle Silas (1947)
Blind Beast (1969)
Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922)
Faust (1926)
Hour of the Wolf (1968)
The Innocents (1961)
Pulse (2001)
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Santa sangre (1989)
Shutter Island (2010)
Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)
Battle Royale (2000)
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
Frankenstein (1931)
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
Bedlam (1946)
The Burbs (1989)
The Cat and the Canary (1927)
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Evil Dead II (1987)
Kill Baby, Kill (1966)
The Living Skeleton (1968)
My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
The Orphanage (2007)
The Birds (1963)
Black Swan (2010)
The Body Snatcher (1945)
Godzilla (1954)
Lady in a Cage (1964)
Paranormal Activity (2009)
Cabin Fever (2002)
Halloween (1978)
Hostel (2005)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Night Watch (2004)
The Ring (2002)
Slither (2006)
Angel Heart (1987)
Carnival of Souls (1962)
The Ghost of Yotsuya (1959)
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Horror of Dracula (1958)
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
The Stepford Wives (1975)
The Amazing Mr. X (1948)
Dead Ringers (1988)
Deep Red (1975)
The Fall of the House of Usher (1928)
Suspiria (1977)