Good Slasher Films

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  1. DrHerbertWest

    DrHerbertWest For Your Health

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    Recently I've been "blind buying" some slasher movies and I've really enjoyed a handful of them. Here are some of the ones I've seen/I own that I've liked a lot...

    -The Prowler
    -Intruder
    -Black Christmas
    -Just Before Dawn (If you can consider this a slasher...)
    -Alone In The Dark
    -Clownhouse
    -Maniac
    -Prom Night IV: Deliver Us From Evil
    -Terror Train
    -Tourist Trap

    I'm looking for more to check out. Does any one have any recommendations? Or have I pretty much found the only good ones in existence? :D Thanks in advance.
     
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    fceurich39 Well-Known Member

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    the burning
    to all a good night
    silent night deadly night
     
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    The House On Sorority Row
    The Initiation
    If you don't mind cheese I'd suggest Terror At Tenkiller :)
     
  4. horrorlover

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    The House On Sorority Row = good
    Terror at Tenkiller = horrible, but possibly amusing if you can tolerate a movie made for like $200, I hated it though, but I can see where it could have some laugh value. :banana:
     
  5. DrHerbertWest

    DrHerbertWest For Your Health

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    I know The Burning isn't available in R1, which is unfortunately the only way I can view movies. I don't have a region-free player nor do I have one that I can hack.

    I own Silent Night, Deadly Night. House On Sorority Row is on order at work.

    I'll look into The Initiation, To All a Good Night and Terror at Tenkiller.
     
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    There's much more going on in Terror At Tenkiller then you might think ...
    Terror At Tenkiller, an act of genius? ;)
     
  7. onebyone

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    With slashers, good is always in the eye of the beholder. (I like them good, and I like them bad and full of cheese.) That said, these come to mind...

    April Fool's Day
    The Funhouse
    My Bloody Valentine
    The House on Sorority Row
    The Slumber Party Massacre
    Stage Fright
    Visiting Hours (coming soon to DVD)
     
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  8. DrHerbertWest

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    I have seen April Fool's Day, The Funhouse and Slumber Party Massacre. I liked AFD all the way up until the ending, which I felt a little letdown. Funhouse & Slumber Party Massacre are still on my "To Buy" list.

    I've been meaning to check out My Bloody Valentine and Stage Fright, but haven't yet. Now I definitely will.

    After reading the multiple posts on Visiting Hours, I'll be apt to check that out too. Thanks!
     
  9. Cujo108

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    A few of my favorites of the genre that weren't on your seen list:

    Deadly Blessing
    The Redeemer (aka Class Reunion Massacre)
    The Initiation
    The Burning
    Curtains
    Sleepaway Camp
    The Mutilator
    Final Exam
    The Town That Dreaded Sundown
     
  10. RyanPC

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    Some of these you have already seen but here are some good ones:

    Black Christmas
    Maniac
    He Knows You're Alone
    Sleepaway Camp
    Stage Fright
    Dressed To Kill
    The Burning
    The House on Sorority Row
    Happy Birthday to Me
    Prom Night
    Terror Train
    Halloween 1 & 2
    Friday the 13th parts 1-3 & 5
    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
    A Nightmare on Elm Street parts 1-3
    Child's Play 1 & 2
    Silent Night, Deadly Night
    High Tension
    Night School
    To All a Goodnight
    Mother's Day
     
  11. It's me Billy

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    You guys have listed a lot of really good ones, many of which I have on DVD.

    Black Christmas
    Alone in the Dark (1982)
    Clownhouse
    Terror Train
    Tourist Trap
    Silent Night, Deadly Night
    The House on Sorority Row
    April Fool's Day
    The Funhouse
    My Bloody Valentine

    The Prowler sounds really good. I might order it soon.

    I really wish The Town That Dreaded Sundown, Curtains, and The Burning would make their way to R1 DVD. Especially Sundown and Curtains.
     
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  13. Shokk

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    Nightmares In A Damaged Brain is a good'un...though its not been released on R1 as of yet.If i'm not mistaken it has been across the pond..i have no idea if that release was cut or not.Nasty and a bit sleazy piece o' slash.
     
  14. onebyone

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    Are you trying to put him off slashers forever? :eek2:
     
  15. RyanPC

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    Mother's Day is damn good, and MUCH better than either April Fool's Day or My Bloody Valentine. :p

    Oh, I know you didn't mention it in your post, but I thought I'd say it one more time for everyone to hear: Final Exam is awful. Possibly the worst slasher ever made. It could have been great cheese, but instead it is just boring. Avoid!!
     
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  16. onebyone

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    :lol:

    You are funny sometimes Ryan.
     
  17. RyanPC

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    I wasn't joking. :eek2:
     
  18. old-boo-radley

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    My Bloody Valentine is a great slasher, I'd pick it up if you've never seen it.
     
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    Does Madman Marz get no respect? Or is everyone just afraid to say his name above a whisper?
     
  20. Cujo108

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    Final Exam rules! More respect is certainly in order for this one. The makers of Mother's Day should bow to Final Exam's greatness. :p
     

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