Campy Horror Movies

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Campy Horror Movies

Ever watched these Campy Horror Movies? We promise you'll find some new picks. We listed 25 of the top ones.

Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Shaun of the Dead
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Edgar Wright, starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis
Rated R

Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright. The film follows Shaun (Simon Pegg), a frustrated and directionless thirty-something man living in London who is forced to finally step up and take control of his life when he learns that a zombie invasion has taken over the city. With the help of his best friend Ed (Nick Frost) and his ex-girlfriend Liz (Kate Ashfield), Shaun sets out to save his mother (Penelope Wilton) and the rest of their group from the hordes of flesh-eating undead. Along the way, the group faces obstacles, comedic mishaps, and the realization that their lives may not be as fulfilling as they thought. Through the chaos and terror, Shaun is able to come to terms with his mediocrity and use it as a strength to help save the day.

Evil Dead II (1987)

Evil Dead II
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley DePaiva
Rated R

Evil Dead II is a horror-comedy that serves as a sequel to the 1981 cult classic The Evil Dead. Directed by Sam Raimi, the film stars Bruce Campbell as the protagonist Ash Williams, who has been transported back to a cabin in the woods where he is again confronted with a demonic force. The film follows Ash as he attempts to escape the cabin while being terrorized by the evil dead, a group of zombies and demons that he must fight off with a shotgun and chainsaw. As the story progresses, Ash slowly begins to realize that he may be the only one capable of stopping the demonic forces from taking over the world. The movie also features comedic elements which add to its already unique blend of horror and comedy. In the end, Ash triumphs over the evil dead and is transported back to his own time. Despite its relatively low budget and campy tone, Evil Dead II has gone on to become a cult classic, making it one of the most beloved horror films of all time.

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

An American Werewolf in London
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From John Landis, starring David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Joe Belcher, Griffin Dunne
Rated R

An American Werewolf in London is a horror-comedy film directed by John Landis and released in 1981. The film follows two American college students, David and Jack, as they backpack through England. On a visit to a small British village, they are attacked by a werewolf, leaving Jack dead and David severely injured. When David recovers he learns that he is now a werewolf, cursed to transform into the beast under the full moon. With the help of a kind local nurse, David struggles to control his transformation and the urge to kill. As the full moon approaches, David is forced to confront his terrifying destiny as a werewolf.

Army of Darkness (1992)

Army of Darkness
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Marcus Gilbert, Ian Abercrombie
Rated R

The Evil Dead (1981)

The Evil Dead
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring Bruce Campbell, Ellen Sandweiss, Richard DeManincor, Betsy Baker
Rated NC-17

They Live (1988)

They Live
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From John Carpenter, starring Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster, George 'Buck' Flower
Rated R

Tremors (1990)

Tremors
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Ron Underwood, starring Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross
Rated PG-13

Drag Me to Hell (2009)

Drag Me to Hell
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Ruth Livier, Lorna Raver
Rated PG-13

Child's Play (1988)

Child's Play
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Tom Holland, starring Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, Brad Dourif
Rated R

Brain Damage (1988)

Brain Damage
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Frank Henenlotter, starring Rick Hearst, Gordon MacDonald, Jennifer Lowry, Theo Barnes
Rated R

Slither (2006)

Slither
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From James Gunn, starring Nathan Fillion, Elizabeth Banks, Michael Rooker, Don Thompson
Rated R

The People Under the Stairs (1991)

The People Under the Stairs
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Wes Craven, starring Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A.J. Langer
Rated R

Idle Hands (1999)

Idle Hands
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Rodman Flender, starring Devon Sawa, Seth Green, Elden Henson, Jessica Alba
Rated R

The Toxic Avenger (1984)

The Toxic Avenger
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Michael Herz, Lloyd Kaufman, starring Andree Maranda, Mitch Cohen, Jennifer Babtist, Cindy Manion
Rated R

Feast (2005)

Feast
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From John Gulager, starring Navi Rawat, Krista Allen, Balthazar Getty, Judah Friedlander
Rated R

Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)

Killer Klowns from Outer Space
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Stephen Chiodo, starring Grant Cramer, Suzanne Snyder, John Allen Nelson, John Vernon
Rated PG-13

My Name Is Bruce (2007)

My Name Is Bruce
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Bruce Campbell, starring Bruce Campbell, Grace Thorsen, Taylor Sharpe, Ted Raimi
Rated R

Critters (1986)

Critters
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Stephen Herek, starring Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh, Billy Green Bush, Scott Grimes
Rated PG-13

Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)

Hobo with a Shotgun
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Jason Eisener, starring Rutger Hauer, Pasha Ebrahimi, Robb Wells, Brian Downey
Rated Not Rated

House (1985)

House
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Steve Miner, starring William Katt, Kay Lenz, George Wendt, Richard Moll
Rated R

Maniac Cop (1988)

Maniac Cop
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From William Lustig, starring Tom Atkins, Bruce Campbell, Laurene Landon, Richard Roundtree
Rated R

Motel Hell (1980)

Motel Hell
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Kevin Connor, starring Rory Calhoun, Paul Linke, Nancy Parsons, Nina Axelrod
Rated R

C.H.U.D. (1984)

C.H.U.D.
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Douglas Cheek, starring John Heard, Daniel Stern, Christopher Curry, Kim Greist
Rated R

Maximum Overdrive (1986)

Maximum Overdrive
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Stephen King, starring Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith
Rated R

Swamp Thing (1982)

Swamp Thing
★★★★
★★★★
2.1 out of 4 stars

From Wes Craven, starring Louis Jourdan, Adrienne Barbeau, Ray Wise, David Hess
Rated PG

 



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