The Horror Series That Wouldn't Die! (Worst Horror Series?)

Discussion in 'Reader Polls' started by Mark Relford, Feb 19, 2002.

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Worst Horror Series?

  1. Witchcraft (This POS spawned ten sequels and counting!):eek:

    8 vote(s)
    28.6%
  2. The Howling (The first one's a classic, but those sequels were an abomination.)

    6 vote(s)
    21.4%
  3. Children of the Corn (A good excuse for birth control.)

    5 vote(s)
    17.9%
  4. Ghoulies (Why?)

    1 vote(s)
    3.6%
  5. The Amityville Horror

    2 vote(s)
    7.1%
  6. Silent Night Deadly Night (Naughty!)

    1 vote(s)
    3.6%
  7. Leprechaun (Where's me vomit bag?)

    2 vote(s)
    7.1%
  8. Puppet Master

    1 vote(s)
    3.6%
  9. Critters

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. JAWS

    1 vote(s)
    3.6%
  11. Scanners (There's no love for the two generic sequels and the Scanner Cop films.)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  12. other

    1 vote(s)
    3.6%
  1. Hellbilly

    Hellbilly Active Member

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    Speaking of canada... ever heard this one rhetts?

    What is the thirstiest frog in the world?
    The one who drinks Canada Dry!

    :D
     
  2. DavidHess

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    RETRO Puppet Master

    What the fuck was that?
     
  3. skinnypuppy6

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    Friday the 13th and Nightmare on elm street
     
  4. DVD-fanatic-9

    DVD-fanatic-9 And the Next Morning, When the Campers Woke Up...

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    Unfortunately, there seem to be way too many to choose just 1.

    The Gingerdead Man? That's likely #1. But, stiff competition from Saw, Wrong Turn, Piranha 2010, The Purge, [REC] and Quarantine, Feast, DeCoteau's 1313, all the sequels to Anaconda and Lake Placid, and... Wishmaster actually bred a sequel. (Parts 3 and 4 weren't nearly as bad as the first 2.)

    I'm sure I'm forgetting several more.
     
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    Workshed a.k.a. Villyan Shit

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    Jaws, simply because it began on such a high note that all sequels were doomed to pale in comparison. The rest of these (Scanners aside) were pretty cheesy to begin with, so to have tongue-in-cheek follow-ups or bizarre sequels only adds to the fun. Jaws, however? A classic, and those sequels besmirched its good name! ;)
     
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    Children of the Corn series. = crap.
     
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    Natas ....on the warm side of the dooooooor

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    Out of this list, I think the Amityville series as the least amount of flicks that are actually watchable. 1, really (the remake)

    ps. Wishmaster is fucking legendary. Any negative tones towards that flick and I'll quote an acquaintance of mine "Bitches get smoked for less, son" :D but yes, parts 3 and 4 are shitty. part 2 is comedic genius for the lawyer scene alone.
     
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    MorallySound Mad Mutilator

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    Other: The Mirror, Mirror series gets my vote. I found the Anchor Bay boxset years and years ago for dirt cheap and had never heard of them before, but after watching I found out why. Not even one single remotely enjoyable movie out of the four of them. On the list though Puppet Master would be runner-up for me, another series I find incredibly dull.
     
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    I'm kind of proud to say that I haven't yet sat through a single witchcraft movie. Children of the Corn at least had a legitimate theatrical release, and its a shame that neither that film nor any of the sequels ever lived up to the potential of its premise. I'm going to go with that one.
     
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    I repeat: Wishmaster and Wishmaster 2 are ultra-shit. The 3rd and 4th sequels were great improvements. (Not great movies, but, compared to the ultra-shitty first 2 movies, they almost were great.)


    Really? So far, I'm 6 movies in and I have to say the only one I found actually boring was Toulon's Revenge.
     
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    Natas ....on the warm side of the dooooooor

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    Wishmaster is a fucking masterpiece!!!!!!!!
     
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    Workshed a.k.a. Villyan Shit

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    ::adds Wishmaster to queue::
     
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    Wishmaster and Wishmaster 2 are ultra-shit.

    (And, Maybrick is so proud of himself right now, even though I have a perfect example of people acting in this thread exactly how they act in the Unpopular Opinions thread proving that they see there being no difference at all: enjoy sitting in your pissy knee-deep backyard kids' pool.)
     
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    Wishmaster has it all. The opening sequence is bat shit crazy. It's a gore fest. It's got Robert Englund and cameos from Tony Todd and Kane Hodder! yeah, Freddy, Jason, and Candyman all make appearances and this is 1997 before it was the cool thing to do. Moves at a good pace, has plenty of unintentionally hysterical parts like the homeless guy "you got the complexion of a Chinese gangbanger! Educated idiot!!" Andrew Divoff plays an awesome villain. Narrated at the beginning by Angus Scrimm! In my opinion, Wishmaster has zero flaws. One of my all time favorites!
     
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    Wishmaster and Wishmaster 2 are 100% flaw.
     
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    The Howling was the first to mind when I saw the title of this thread. So many terrible sequels with next to no budget. I do get a kick out of The Marsupials for it's wacky Australian nonsense.

    I'll agree with Jaw's, as in the first is so good the others are dull in comparison.

    Children of the Corn is a head scratcher with how they managed to make so many sequels. I don't mind the first 3 but it gets pretty exhausting after that.

    Never seen a Witchcraft movie before. Sounds pretty terrible though so I guess I'm lucky.

    I don't think the Critters sequels are that bad. They're at least entertaining and even the dull part 4 has its moments. Same goes for Leprechaun as I enjoy most of the sequels for their silly entertainment.
     
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    Wishmaster had diminishing returns pretty quickly. The first was great but by the third it was pretty played out. I couldn't make it through the fourth.
     
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    The 3rd and 4th Wishmaster films were huge improvements over the first and second, which were about as great as cancer and the deaths of everyone who died from cancer. Cancer is not great. Cancer is the worst, and so are the first 2 Wishmaster films.
     
  19. X-human

    X-human I ate my keys

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    I haven't watched the recent ones, but The Passion of the Crust and Saturday Night Cleaver were both huge improvements on the first one. I watched the first three last Christmas so I'll spin the rest up this season. Although, reading the original thread, EVERYONE who gave it high marks that first time 'round must have been plastered out of their minds because it's bad even for Charles Band. And that's saying something!
     
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    Angelman OCD Blu Ray Collector

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    I'm gonna go out on a limb and say none. I have seen all the but the Witchcraft ones, I have no complaints. I mean, I think some diminish faster than others, some are just bad, but entertaining.
     

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