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Questions tagged [horror]

For questions looking to identify a story in the Horror genre that also contain elements of science-fiction and fantasy. Always use in conjunction with the [story-identification] tag.

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Short story: tunnel being dug, fossil hunter asked to look inside and finds small worm-like thing

The last time i knew of this story was as an audiobook anthology. i listened to it about three or four years ago, but unfortunately this doesn't mean the story isn't much much older than this. In ...
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Comic where a robot “takes apart” a man's body while he's alive

I remember seeing a comic book in the early 90's (was it based on a movie like Creepshow or Tales From the Crypt?) where a man (possibly a scientist) finds a cute little robot and, out of curiosity, ...
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Sci-fi short story about an astronaut adrift in space and a teapot

The story I am referring to was a part of an collection of horror/sci fi stories by Indian authors and had a yellow sandy cover. I read it in 2011/2012. The story in question had an unnamed female ...
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Horror anthology with story about a woman who finds something in her bed

Looking for an elusive horror anthology published sometime before 1990. Included a story I believe to be titled “ Three in a Bed” about a woman who finds something other than her husband lying next to ...
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Horror film involving a house with glass windows and mirrors that reveal extra rooms

I watched this somewhere in 2010ish, I think, as a DVD checked out from the library (unfortunately, I check out enough books and movies as to make it difficult to search through their somewhat clunky ...
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Movie where a man and woman are trapped in a room that is filling up with black liquid

What’s that movie where a guy and girl are trapped in some sort of building and the girl gets isolated and then black liquid starts to creep out and fill the room. The guy is somewhere else and he ...
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Science fiction horror novella about yellow smoke that can control people's minds

It was a sci-fi and horror novella (the book contained 3 stories in total). The protagonist was a young kid with asthma. His parents were scientists and had to move to a new town in the middle of ...
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Horror/thriller movie about a man locked in because he had in his gene/blood the proximity to sexual depravity

Could anyone name the movie that used to be shown on horror channel (UK) a few years ago? A man was locked (and probably chained, but not sure about chain) by his own relative (most probably by his ...
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Searching for a short story scifi/horror of kid teleported to space to die

I'm looking for a short story. I believe I read it in a horror anthology, but it definitely had SF elements. What I can remember: It took place in what I recall as a vaguely dystopian society. This ...
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70's Horror film with people in a mansion: girl turns to mud in front of a man

I'm looking for a film I watched at home on TV when I was a kid, probably between 1976 and 1980. The film deals with a band of people settling in a big house, perhaps a mansion. I remember a scene ...
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Campy Alien Horror movie with Alien Stowaway on Lunar Lander?

About 10 years ago my brother and I were flipping channels and we came across a movie that we have been looking for ever since. All we really remember is that some kind of slimy alien was stowed away ...
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Horror story: main character is a college dropout, picks a fight in a bar, and ends up in a cemetery with a lady turning into a rat monster

I remember that it's a short story I first read one year ago. A guy in a mental hospital/prison is telling a tale. There is this guy with long hipster hair who drops out of college and then his car ...
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Imaginary friend tries to kill a boy

I am looking for a short story from around the 1970s. It was a horror story about a boy who lived near a lake. He had an imaginary friend that ended up trying to kill him.
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Arctic science fiction movie with a sleeping alien that farms people and has a blue gel that heals them

Great movie where aliens want to call home by way and say there is food here... Underground drilling. Blue gel that heals terrible wounds We're the cows. Maybe 70s or 80s movie. Saw it on TV.
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Hollywood horror movie, ghost of a twin maybe

Okay so I don't remember much at all. There was a ghost in this movie which tortured the people living in a house. In the end we get to know that the ghost was of the woman's daughter who died in ...
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Vampire B-movie from mid 1990s to early 2000s involving a tiger and pie

I remember very little about this movie, but I saw it a long time ago so I know it is at least older than me. The main character is some random nerd guy who gets picked on by some other blonde guy in ...
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What is the early 80's sci-fi/horror movie with floating glowing balls, but is NOT Strange Invaders?

Does anyone know the early 80's sci-fi or horror movie about floating glowing alien balls? I remember a scene where an adult was lying down (in some sort of bed or pod) suddenly shrivels up, it's a ...
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Looking for YA Horror Anthology Title(s) with one story where a mosquito infestation turns fatal and another where water attacks people

I'm looking for a horror anthology book that is aimed at young adults or older. Not really sure when it was published but I would say before or around the early 2010s. Among the stories was one with ...
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Movie/TV series with a scene of spiky, black goo growing out of a lab container?

There was a scene from a sci-fi horror video, not animated, don't know if it's a movie or TV series, where there was this black goo in a glass container and some scientists were looking at it under a ...
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80's Short TV story about a monster in the closet which grabs the mother during the day

I remember seeing this when I was really young, sometime between 1985-1989 but the show itself could be older of course as I know this was just something that was on TV. I remember a boy thinking ...
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Movie where a group go to a cabin with an evil spirit, once the spirit is killed it moves into the body of the person who killed it

I remember watching a movie where a group of people go to a house that sits alone in the woods, for a vacation or something. The thing is, there's this evil, possessed person inside a locked door. ...
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Creepy children's book where a homunculus was made

I'm trying to remember a book I read when in around 2010-2011. I live in Britain, so it was probably by a British author and set in England. I don't remember if it was an old or new book (but it was ...
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TV series with a Team

I remember watching a tv series back in 2008-2009 where theres a group of young girls and boys. They fight monster that come to the city and that comes in their way. I kinda remember the name as ...
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Japanese bunker and evil voodoo magic. Trapped inhabitants must kill themselves to escape(?)

A group of people go to an island. There's a woman who wants to buy a piece of land there to build a resort but she discovers some underground bunker so they go to check it out but there is some evil ...
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What was the 1920's/1930's SF/horror “literary ghetto”?

I was doing some research on the 1920's author Leonard Cline to support an answer to this question, and I came across this October 2006 comment on his works by Weird Tales Magazine (defunct) [the ...
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Creepy film with tentacle alien attacking crew members in a vessel in space or underwater

I think it must have been before 1991 the film came out. I think it was set in space or maybe deep underwater. The vessel had narrow rounded sci-fi corridors. They seemed trapped so definitely a ...
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Horror monster attacks 1st Venus Expedition World War IV

I am looking for a not particularly outstanding old horror science fiction story about a monster or monsters attacking the first expedition to Venus. My main memory is one particular detail. I ...
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Help Identifying an Early to mid 1960s Era Possible Sci-fi or Horror Movie or Show from Two Scenes Only

It was suggested below by a commenter that I should investigate movies with a Plymouth Fury featured in the film. After studying the design details of the Plymouth Fury I found that it does not have ...
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Movie (pre-1998) - Alien like creatures on an abandoned airport [duplicate]

I saw this movie when I was a very young kid with my grandpa circa 1995-1997. I don't remember when the movie was actually produced, but I have a feeling it wasn't a very old movie, like pre 1990s, or ...
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Movie about “flying spheres with saws” which killed people?

My memory is vague but more than 20 years ago there was a horror movie in tv where there were "flying spheres with saws" which killed people by cutting them, and IIRC there was a kid/teen with a gun ...
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90s B-rated horror movie with a haunted house

I remember watching a movie when I was around 6-8 (1990 - 1992) in Brazil, what makes the film has benn released probably around 3 years before at least. In this movie there was this house that was ...
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B-rated horror movie with a character who has no arms and is like a worm person

I'm looking for a B-rated horror movie possibly named "Freaks", but I can't find it by Googling it. One character has no arms and is like a worm person. I only saw it once but the worm guy is always ...
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Late 90’s horror novel, misleading (biological themed) title and mature content

I’m looking to identify a novel I looked at around the years of 1995 to 1998. The book may have been written before that, but the mass-market paperback appeared to be brand new. I have the ...
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Movie about a ship flying into a black hole and cannibalism

I believe it is a horror or a thriller perhaps. The movie is a bunch of entries from the crew. The story is that a ship with a crew on board flies into a black hole, something like point of no return ...
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Short story, horror, doctor hypnotises his patient, convinces her to kill herself, realises he has locked himself in with a dead body

This was a story I read when I was young, I remember it being a short story and in an anthology. It would have been floating around our house in the 90's but is probably much older. I remember at ...
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Movie about a boy that becomes small and befriends insects

I think it's an older movie where a small boy becomes small and he befriends some creatures, and there's this spider woman who becomes his friend. He asks someone not to kill them.
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80s movie about a monster in the toilet trying to pull you in

My dad told me about a monster movie that he watched when he was young (1980s). He said the movie had this monster where it comes from the toilet. It's like this this hand comes out of the toilet and ...
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90s (?) movie with 3 story lines, one about a boy with powers, another about time travel to Nazi Germany, and lastly about a man in a retirement home

An old movie with multiple story lines, possibly from the 90's. A boy meets a teacher at a store or cafe and when leaving she accidentally hits his bicycle and take him to his home. Later she finds ...
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Movie about a ghost playing a piano while the protagonist sleeps, then honking the horn of his car

I remember watching a movie where the protagonist at his home, hears his piano playing and comes to know that a ghost plays his piano. He gets terrified and runs out of his home to a bar and then ...
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Creature Horror Movie about Mermaids

This is going to be a tough one. I apologize in advance for knowing no more of this movie than a TV trailer. Some time between 2010 and 2016, I saw an announcement for a creature horror movie ...
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Sci-fi film with humans with blades for hands [duplicate]

A few years ago, I watched a sci-fi movie, but I forgot the title, and I only remember a few things about it: It takes place in the future. Human things with blades on their hands come out from a ...
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Manga about a stream of time which kills people who are immortal

So I read this manga years ago, back around 2009/10? The main character, a girl who's a student gets whisked away by something, from what I remember it's a river of time. She's in the future(?) and ...
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Brief movie scene with a man being drilled in the head [closed]

I saw a brief movie clip (in color) of a man bound to a chair or table (vague recollection) being slowly drilled in the head by a fairly large bore drill bit. I do know that I saw this in the early 80’...
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Looking for the title of a horror short story about restaurant

I read it in a horror anthology a while ago. I don't remember too much of it, but it was about an upscale restaurant which only served limited plates for regulars who would disappear once in a while, ...
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Movie about a diver that finds and raises creature after being attacked in the ocean

So this movie starts off with an expedition to really deep in the sea. The diver/scientist lady gets attacked in the depths by something kinda resembling a giant black squid. After she's pulled back ...
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Sci-fi horror short story about explorers on a Lovecraft-inspired asteroid

First, it is NOT "The Color Out of Space" I'm looking for, but it takes its influence from Lovecraftian themes. I remember reading it in an anthology containing Lovecraft-inspired horror (similar to ...
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Story I read in an EC Vault of Horror/Tales From The Crypt style comic book

I remember reading an issue of a Vault of Horror/Tales From The Crypt type comic in the late 70s/the early 80s, and one story stuck with me and I am trying to track it down. The story centers around ...
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Looking for YA horror anthology book, late 90's, early 2000's

I'm actually looking for the name of a particular story in this anthology. I was around 12-15 when I first stumbled across it, and to my knowledge it was popular at the time. I've been through all ...
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Movie with spider aliens?

I remember watching this weird/freaky movie when I was a kid (maybe like 7-8, so perhaps around 7-ish years ago, give or take). I don’t remember a whole lot but from what I do remember is that it was ...
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A tv series with a meteorite

Recently, someone told me about a series where a meteorite hits the earth. When a team goes to investigate it, they find out that the plants around the impact have mutated. After a while the team ...