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Horror fiction is a genre of literature, which is intended to frighten its readers, inducing feelings of horror and terror. Horror can be either supernatural or non-supernatural. The genre has ancient origins which were reformulated in the eighteenth century as Gothic horror.

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1980s horror film: swamp, bridge, bar

Horror movie from the 80s took place in a swamp where you had to cross a bridge to get to a bar where there were back rooms where evil happened.
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Looking for 80s/90s YA Horror Story Compilation

I have been trying to find this collection for a while now; this is the first forum i've asked in. It was probably a short book, with stories in the style of Christopher Pike and R.L. Stine. I only ...
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Movie that reminds of “The Stuff”, but is like more mutation-like..?

When I was a bit younger I watched an old 80's movie on Showtime that still stick to my mind to this day. There is a poison or diseases that cause heavy mutation and death. Most of it is taking ...
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Horror movie where chicken is full of worms

This scene has been in the back of my mind for 30 years, and I've never stumbled across the movie I saw it in. This would most likely be a horror movie from the '70's or '80's. All I can remember is ...
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1980's horror TV show

Does anyone know of a show from the 80's where there was a family sitting on a couch, and the couch eats them. A monster family comes out, and the dad is a potato. They sit down and watch a scary ...
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Horror movie with a robot teen girl, late 80s early 90s

The movie has a teen girl who is a robot. What I remember most is that she was standing at the top of some stairs and watched a basketball roll down each step. She malfunctions and makes noises like ...
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Looking for young adult horror novel from 90s

Don't remember much about the plot but was centered around a boy and a demon or some sort of evil creature in town. The cover was a black and white tile or chess board with a face or eyes in the ...
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80s horror book with a man crouched and eating a leg on the cover?

I'd really love to know what this book is. Here are the details: The cover of said book may have featured a thin, maniacal looking figure (or boy) crouching in front of a dark forest. He had a leg ...
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Wasteland horror series in trade paperback

DC published an anthology horror series in the '90s called Wasteland. I have never seen a collected edition of this series. My question is: has the entire series, or any part of it, ever been ...
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Name or author of a werewolf horror novel estimated to be from the 70's or 80's, possibly early 90's

This was a book I'd found on my brother's shelf, and he's quite a bit older than me. We narrowed it down to probably being a book from the 70's or 80's. I'm really hoping someone here can tell me the ...
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Comic story ID: The exterminator of exterminators

This was a story in a comic book. I don't know the title, nor the author or artist. It was definitely a comic book of (unrelated) horror stories, though. I believe I read it sometime between 1975 and ...
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Cinder Children, a short horror story

I'm looking for the short story probably entitled "The Cinder Children" from a collection of horror fiction that may have contained some Richard Matheson stories or been a tribute to Matheson. I read ...
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Looking for a short horror story from 70s or 80s (del rey series maybe?)

I'm looking for a story about a husband and wife who get caught in a house during a storm. Various creepiness ensues, husband wakes up to find wife gone and monsters in bed with him. This may have ...
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Late 80s early 90s TV show involving aliens had a scene where a female child or someone young looking became pregnant inexplicably and instantaneously

The only things I remember from this show are: My parents wouldn't let me watch it... I did... and what little I did watch terrified me. All I remember from the opening sequence is ONE big flying ...
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Searching for a Teenage Horror book series from the 90s

I have been searching for a book series I used to read in the 90s. It was a young adult/teenage horror series and in every book it started with a sleepover, then one of the girls would tell the ...
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Teens on an island, forced to kill eachother, collars prevents co-operation [duplicate]

I must admit I'm on shaking ground here, because I haven't seen it, I've just heard this movie menioned once (about five years ago?) - or at least I think it was a movie, but since I think it's based ...
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Short story about a man who can see a year into his future?

I'm looking for a short story I read probably 15-17 years ago, although it might have been written long before that. I only remember it vaguely, but it stuck with me. It's about a man who can see ...
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Looking for an old horror show that featured two stories after an introduction by a man in a manor

I'm looking for an old paranormal/horror TV show that featured two unrelated paranormal stories after an introduction by a man in a manor (he was standing in a darkened room, maybe candle lit and ...
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Fantasy book filled with short disturbing stories

Okay I'm going to just start off by saying it is not The Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Anderson or Andrew Lang. I have read through all of their works that I could find online, bought a supposed ...
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Unsure about 90s movie that had black sludge that broke through an astronauts helmet?

It's a movie from the 90s. I was pretty young when I first watched it, but from what I can remember.. it was like a black sludge that broke through an astronauts helmet and went inside his body. ...
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What 1980s american sci-fi horror movie has a female cyborg villain with a flamethrower arm or breast as a weapon?

I want to know the title of this 1980s or 1990s american live-action movie in which the enemies or villains are cyborgs or humanoids. Its a very violent movie with lots of blood n gore. One of the ...
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Book about a family of teenagers who kill living people to stay alive forever

I read it as a teenager, probably late 80s early 90s. In it there is a family of beautiful, mysterious teenagers who captivate everyone in school/town. It turns out in the end that they are a race of ...
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What movie has aliens hunt people using living tentacled discs?

I saw a movie in the 80's where aliens were hunting people — from what I remember in the woods, or a real rural area — and they would throw these living disc-like creatures with small tentacles on ...
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YA short horror story from the 90's? Student obsessed with teacher kills herself Cover art had a ghostly looking girl wearing fish necklace

I'm pretty sure the girl's name was Fern, and she becomes obsessed with her teacher. When he dies (I believe he drowns) she kills herself and haunts her best friend by tapping on her window. There's a ...
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Can't remember an old movie and only remember a minor scene

I watched a film that was made before 2009. In one of the scenes, near the end, a girl (who is either an alien or a clone) and a human man get in a car, her arm is cut by screw and there is blue stuff ...
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Movie Identification: 1980/1990's movie with flying creatures and a beautiful actress

Key facts about the movie: Late 80's to mid 90's. I think I watched it about 20 years ago around 1995 ±5 years. Horror. Not overly gory and a little bit sleazy. Most likely some kind of age ...
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Recent horror movie where paranormal researchers prove ghosts exist and are targeted by those very ghosts

I cant remember anything about the movie except glimpses of it's trailer, which showed the paranormal researchers getting spooked by their very findings. The movie seems to be quite recent, like after ...
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Short story about a boy fighting mechanical spiders for money while being filmed for tv

This short story appeared in an anthology of horror sci-fi from 70's maybe 60's. The young man was homeless and the only way to escape was to volunteer to be in a tv show where they would have to ...
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Short Story collection about monsters

I've been searching for a collection of short stories I read as a kid. I can't say how old I was, but old enough to read because I read them myself, and certainly I read them over seven years ago (I ...
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Old horror movie with mutated ape-like people

I can not figure this out please help. All I remember is that these strange fruits mutates people into these ape-like creatures. The "fruit" would open up and spray people with some kind of white ...
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Why didn't they block the RFID chip in the dead guy's hand from Helix?

So I finally watched the first episode of Helix... Now in the episode a few things happen.. and one curious thing happens towards the end. As to stop spoilers I put a spoiler quote.
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Looking for a YA horror anthology (90s?), all took place at The Something Academy

As a kid, I remember reading a series of Goosebumps-like books. They were all written by the same author, I think, and there were a half-dozen or so that I (vaguely) remember. The stories all ...
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Old movie with abandoned spaceship and skull in helmet

I remember a scene from a movie or TV series that I saw in the 80's. It was set on what I think was an abandoned spaceship. An astronaut (main character?) finds a dead crew-member in full space-suit, ...
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Short story from the point of view of a small animal being eaten?

From my childhood I remember a weird short story (?) written from the point of view of a small animal. The only thing I can really remember of the plot is that it contained a very disturbing (to me) ...
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Need help finding a short horror story - circa 1970's or 80's “Fishing”?

My 19 year old daughter shares the same addiction to horror that I do. I've been looking for a short story I read in an anthology years ago, probably 1970's or 1980's. It's one of the first stories, ...
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“Unblessed” author Paul Richards-Did he write anything else?

The book "Unblessed" deals with the African spider demon Anansi. It is based on a true legend from the Congo. Did the author Paul Richards write anything else? I thought the book was fantastic and ...
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Possibly a 80s horror comic question

I remember a particular story in a comic in the UK (could have been a US import though), it regards a couple on a honeymoon cruise on a liner. The ship picks up someone in a lifeboat (or directly ...
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Which vampire movie starts out showing a staked skeleton, then shows the internal organs reforming around the stake?

I don't remember anything else about the movie, but that scene stuck in my mind.
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What are the roles of Brennan and Spiletto during Damien's birth?

I recently watched The Omen (both the 1976 original and the 2006 remake), and I wonder why the hell (pun intended) father Brennan and father Spiletto were involved with the birth of Damien (The ...
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Name of a 50's/60's B-movie where people are trapped in a supermarket with tentacled monsters in the fog outside.

It wasn't Stephen King's "The Mist" but I believe it inspired his story. I saw it as a kid in the late 70's on the Saturday afternoon "Creature Feature" show.
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Title of 60s/70s TV story of a man who goes to a town hidden by fog

I remember seeing it on TV. It was made in 60s or 70s. It started with a man going to this town that was hidden by fog. The town's people have a secret: they, or something there, eat the dead. I ...
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Looking for a short story about an artist who went crazy when evil creatures pierced his eye

I can't think of the name or author of a short story that I read. It was about a man who was tracking down the last movements of an artist who went crazy. At the end he finds out that the artist was ...
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Short story about creatures living under stone ruins possibly in Western Australia

Many years ago in school I read a short story in a collection (possibly edited by Gardner Dozois, but this hasn't helped me track it down. I might be confusing different volumes - I read a lot in ...
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Can Dracula die?

In many movies I have seen the Dracula extinguished. But we all know that Dracula was immortal. So, please tell me: can he die or not?
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What was the vampire movie where the protagonist gets cow's blood?

The guy got a big wound in his stomach and his friend tells him "shit shit" comes from your stomach, but after that they repaired it and made the guy drink cow's blood and he returned to normal. I ...
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Horror short story anthology from early 80s with spider story

I'm trying to track down a horror anthology book from the early 80s. I'm fairly sure it was called something like '50 tales of horror and suspense' and definitely had a cover painting consisting of a ...
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Movie about a haunted house involves killing in dreams / Swimming pool

I remember it's an Australian movie with a plot something like this: A guy has to take care of a large, empty house with a swimming pool because the owners take a vacation. The next day there is a ...
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TV Episode with Frankenstein-like creature

I remember watching a TV show when I was younger -- I was born in '77, so I am guessing it was in the mid-80's -- where a scientist/doctor put together a small creature using spare body parts. The ...
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Identify YA horror novel that may have some fantasy aspects

I read a novel as a child that I believe was intended for a young adult audience (which I wasn't, and it therefore scared the pants off me). The details are fuzzy but I think it was written in the ...
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Collection of YA horror short stories c.1980 including “Mr. Monstro”

I'm looking for a short story that terrified me as a child. It appeared in a YA horror collection about monsters. None of the other stories stuck with me, but the one about “Mr. Monstro” kept me awake ...