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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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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 ...
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Horror comic about a vampire in space on a (possible) generation ship

In the 1970s or early 1980s, I remember reading a horror comic from a rack in a grocery store. I don't even remember the publishing company's name, unfortunately. It may have been one of several ...
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Movie about underground creatures

I don't quite remember much about the movie, i know it came out a while ago but the most i remember about the plot is and earthquake causes creatures from underground to attack residents of a city ...
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I read a science fiction horror western romance novel about 40 years ago

It was set in the (US) wild west, but had a foreboding house. There was a cowboy and I'm pretty sure there was an alien. I don't remember why I keep thinking it was written like a gothic romance ...
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Illustrated horror book with several paths to follow

When I was a kid, I had this illustrated book set in an horror/fantasy/sci fi genre, where each page was a large, detailed illustration with some story notes on the left and right margins (or maybe ...
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Horror Manga about an (web)app that ends up killing people

I read a manga about a female transfer student that befriends the most popular girl in class, a site on her phone appears and it asks which student would the person most like to die. Thinking that it ...
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Movie with 4 Teens Near a Haunted Place?

Looking for a movie I saw glimpses of. Four teens (I'm pretty sure three male and one female) are near a haunted place. The first glimpse I saw, was they were all standing in front of a big mountain....
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Horror ghost movie with people trapped in a house

I watched this movie as a child, and I would like to watch it again. These people are trapped in a house and there is a box full of heads that was supposed to stay buried so the spirits wouldn’t ...
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Identify black and white comedy/horror comic from 90s: Students being killed on campus

Intrepid female reporter and hapless male photographer side-kick investigate mysterious goings on at college campus. A mysterious figure is murdering students (the killer wants the pituitary gland ...
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Please identify this weird 80's sci fi movie with house containing monster

I came upon this movie years ago on late night TV. Here's what I remember: A house. An orange backdrop. A teenage boy with dark hair and a girl, trying to escape the house. There is a monster inside. ...
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Story by a traveler who goes town to town eating interesting meals

Inn in each town has an interesting name pertaining to those who travel, i think (am almost positive!) the last Inn was named "The Rest of the Traveler". The author relates his experience, almost as ...
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Cant figure out what movie this is, Its not “Night of the Demons”

Seen this movie a long while back when i was a kid & i want to re-watch it but i cant figure out the actual name. I've looked it up before but its not "Night of the Demons". Its similar but ...
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Help identify movie wih Alien sex/ rape scene from 80s?

All I can remember is watching this movie when I was younger an a specific scene. Woman being chased by alien/humanoid/monster in a dark underground parkade, monster gets her and shoves his tongue ...
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Identify a movie about people melting in a room

I remember watching this movie in around 2005 or older. It's in English and subbed to my country's language. It's in color. It genre is probably Horror and SciFi. I vaguely remember the plot but I'll ...
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What is this trapped-house film? [closed]

I vaguely recall a film where a group of people were trapped in a house. In the beginning they awake in a foyer in front of a massive metal door. They try to break through; but the metal holds. In ...
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Movie Identification - 2000-Current Werewolf

I am trying to identify a werewolf movie that I remember watching. I have exhausted my Google-Fu in this search. I recall it being centered around two guys in their late teens or early to mid ...
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Story identification: Short story about a man turning into a (monstrous*) vampire

*Note: "Monstrous" refers to the protagonist's personality change, not appearance. This story was featured in a short story collection about vampires. I read it in a library in early 2001 (in Germany,...
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Figure eight shaped head

I'm desperately trying to find a book series I had gotten as a kid in the early-mid 90's. This is all that I can remember about them: The books were paperback, all with dark or black covers Most ...
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Looking for TV show or movie with monsters that came to life from old film reels

I am trying to remember the name of what I think was a TV show. This episode featured a film warehouse where monsters were coming to life from the old films. If I remember right, the hero saves the ...
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Identify a horror sci-fi story where a mad scientist creates grotesque creatures by combining genes from human and animals

Note: I need to start with some introductory information because that might give a clear picture. I am from India. The story which I am mentioning here was translated in a local language (Bengali) of ...
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Identify a B&W Horror Sci Fi movie where a mad scientist sends a monster to kidnap the female lead

I don't know the name of the movie and I haven't seen it completely. I just watched it for the last 15-20 minutes and so, I can't tell all the details. The movie was in Black and White. I saw the ...
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Ice Fishing Horror

I never saw this, but a friend told me about it in the late 1980s/early 1990s. Apparently, it was on TV, perhaps in an anthology show, like "Monsters", or an unknown anthology movie. The idea of it ...
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What is this horror movie with a disfigured blond woman who seduces then kills men? [closed]

I saw this movie probably 15 years ago. It was about a blond woman with a disfigured face (the face is never shown), who seduces men and then brutally kills their families/friends and etc. When a man ...
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Help with identifying story about a werewolf

When I was in middle school, I read a book in the library about a girl and her classmates going camping. There, it turns out that one of her classmates is a werewolf and she ends up biting the ...
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What was that movie? (Creepy children edition)

I saw a movie on television as a kid and have wondered for years what it was. I haven't been able to find any clues online. What I remember about the plot is that it begins with two men in the last ...
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Title of a short story where an old man completely eliminates all trace of a young woman's existence

In the 1980s I read a short story in an anthology that also contained "The Ruum" by Arthur Porges and "Tickets Please" by D H Lawrence. The short story featured a group of possibly British people ...
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What is this horror movie called?

It's an old film made in say the early millennium. It features a cave carving of a demonic looking face that possesses this man to kill for it. It is set among a camp site or a cabin. I used to have a ...
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Searching for an early-mid-90s young adult horror novel name

I'm wracking my brain trying to remember the name of a book I read way back in grade 3 or 4 (maybe 5?); I know I purchased it through Scholastic book-order, and it takes place at a boarding school/...
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60's or 70's monster movie whose victims are caught and wrapped in a cape or coat

Just like the title says. I went to the movie with my sister when we were less than ten years old... It was a double matinee with The Green Slime playing as well. All I can remember is this person ...
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Story about a carnival where people wear animal heads, then get addicted / zombified

I read this pretty recently (late 2017 to early 2018) and have been trying to find it again, with absolutely no success. Details I remember: city has an annual festival/carnival thing, where at a ...
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Movie with 2 female demons or monsters sucking nutrients from their victims through a plastic tube

I'm looking for a movie that I watched ages ago when I was a child. I don't remember the name but I only remember there are 2 female demons or monsters. They suck the nutrients of the victims from a ...
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Movie about gamemakers

It's about a small group of game developers which developed a game with some kind of demon/devil as a monster or boss. The game was in the style of the early doom or Wolfenstein. It's an old movie.. ...
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Please help me ID this '70s(?) SF/Horror story about a monster in a little box

My last question was answered so quickly and so successfully, I'm going to present another, which I fear may not be as easy to answer. It is one of my holy grails... Somewhere back in the '70s (...
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What's the name of that tv sci-fi horror series with a truck driver who can't escape a town? he won't get a cup of coffee

Young trucker is rocking out to hard rock/metal music and asks an old man for directions as he keeps looping through the town. He tells him if you slow down, enjoy the scenery and stop (at a Diner in ...
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90s illustrated horror anthology squat plump characters same era as John Bradley prominent lips

I got this book out a billion times from my library, I remember it was shelved right by the collection of mostly ghostly, looking at John Bradley's illustrations always makes me think of it, but I ...
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What's the name of this supernatural film that scared me as a kid?

The film was either American or Canadian, horror or supernatural, from the late 70's or 80's. Kids are introduced to a beautiful woman in charge with long dark hair. She welcomed them. The place is a ...
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Zombie Outbreak movie with a cure

I need help identifying the name of this film. PLOT: It's about a zombie outbreak somewhere in the city the plot starts then it revolves the surviving group hiding in a cabin until the zombies ...
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Book identification sought - children's comic strip and text story book horror

This was a UK (possible a Fleetway Ltd) publication I read as a child. It was a series of linked horror stories, some strips, some text, about a magician (of the Doctor Strange kind, but not Doctor ...
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Trying to find a horror novel involving a group of boys and a seance

The only details I can remember about this book is that there is a group of boys in a high school horror movie fanclub who decide to try a seance and end up summoning a demon. It would be an older ...
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Name of vintage Sci fi horror short story collection?

I'm trying to track down a book that I had that borrowed to a friend that lost it. I want to say it was from the 50's or 60's. It had a red cover. I remember 3 stories. One about a blob that lands on ...
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60's or 70's western horror film that goes from B/W to color

It's an English language film made in the 60's or early 70's. I saw it around 1978. The only scene I recall in it is where 3 characters are in a bedroom with a large mirror attached to a dresser. The ...