Contest #2: BAD DAD Blowout

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  1. BloodMan

    BloodMan Kill Time B4 It Kills You

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    Misery - you feel just as helpless as poor ol Paul Sheldon. Annie Wilkes is one of the bonkerest of bonkery "normal looking" people too. :)
     
  2. spawningblue

    spawningblue Deadite

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    Have to go with The Strangers with Inside close behind.
     
  3. 17thJuggalo

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    For me, I'll have to go with Martin.

    For what may seem like a vampire flick from the outside is definitely a domestic horror film in my opinion. The setting of a decaying American city, a religious (although a bit overly religious) family, and a seemingly nice young man is turned on it's head. I think that the poster art of the film is very telling as Martin "could be the boy next door".

    This somber, sad tale of a "vampire" in a working town hits home with me due to the fact that it was filmed in my city.
     
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    not really that modern but I really enjoyed the 1985 made for tv Brotherly Love with Judd Hirsch playing twins, one good, one evil. It was quite sinister in that made for TV kind of way and the cinematography was cool
     
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  5. bwana the clown

    bwana the clown Supreme Ruler Of Sados

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    For the second competition in a row, I need to vote for The Brood! To me, it represents not only the very real domestic horror of parental separation and suspected child abuse, but also the less common domestic horror of sac-born rage babies.
     
  6. Harry Warden

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    I have to go with Fatal Attraction. Poor Glenn Close was robbed of an Oscar as far as I'm concerned. The acting in this film is outstanding and it's chilling to this day. It's my favorite because it's the type of thing that could happen to damn near anyone. A one night stand that you end up paying for all of your life. Good stuff!!
     
  7. gyhorrorfan07

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    There's a lot of good choices in the subgenre, but I have only seen a few. I'll go with The Stepfather. A guy that goes nuts over trying to have a perfect family is crazy to me. Despite liking the sequel a little more, I enjoy the original and plan on watching it soon as part of my horror marathon this month.
     
  8. othervoice1

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    Hmmmm- Does "The Shining" count? I would pick that but not sure if it fits in this category or not. If not I will go with the original "The Stepfather"
     
  9. X-human

    X-human I ate my keys

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    Eraserhead, which was adapted into The Shinning and The Brood. Think about it. ;)
     
  10. old-boo-radley

    old-boo-radley They stay the same age...

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    Let's say... The Good Son. Culkin mang.
     
  11. Shannafey

    Shannafey Don't Monkey With Me!

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    I loved Disturbia! Great re-telling of Rear Window and Shiah Labour (SP?) did a great job!
     
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    Living and the Dead 2006
    One of the most disturbing and atmospheric movies I've ever seen
    Love it!
     
  13. Goregasm

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    Well if we're following that rather narrow definition of what domestic horror is, then I would have to go with STEPFATHER.
    I mean, what DVD are we trying to obtain here by replying to this thread?!
    I really hope they don't butcher the new one.
    I'm already kinda pissed that it's PG-13.
     
  14. Copyboy

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    For domestic horror I have to go with WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE? Bette Davis manages to be hilarious, disturbing and tragically sad all at the same time.
     
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    Original Amityville for me, it just has a creepy feel and the family breaking down in the middle of it all always got to me.
     
  16. shithead

    shithead Death By Ejaculation

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    The Stepfather of course.
     
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    I'm going to go with Pin.

    That one used to really creep me out.
     
  18. Other than The Stepfather, I've gonna have to say Blue Velvet. It may not be 100% horror per say, but it is one of the best examples of the seedy underbelly lurking under a pristine exterior. Plus it was a forerunner to one of the best horror/thriller/mystery shows of all time, Twin Peaks.
     
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    I hate to admit it but I have a soft spot for The Babysitter with Alicia Silverstone.
     
  20. Mitbox

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    Does Rosemary's Baby counts? There are no picket fences, it's from the 70's, but most of the action goes in the apartment and relates to all domestic. If that one is not valid, then I go with the stepfather, love it.
     

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