THE FOG (1980) Reviews and overview

‘Lock your doors. Bolt your windows. There’s something in…’ The Fog is a 1980 American horror film about an unearthly fog that rolls into a small coastal town exactly 100 …

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VIRUS (1980) Reviews and overview

‘Who will inherit the Earth?’ Virus is a 1980 Japanese science-fiction/disaster film directed by Kinji Fukasaku (Battle Royale; Samurai Reincarnation; Message from Space). It was written by Kinji Fukasaku and Koji …

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PHOBIA (1980) Reviews and overview

‘Murder put an end to their fears.’ Phobia is a 1980 Canadian-American horror thriller feature film about a group of criminal patients undergoing therapy being murdered one by one. The …

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ALLIGATOR (1980) Reviews and overview

‘A frightening movie with a sense of fun!’ Alligator is a 1980 American horror feature film directed by Lewis Teague (Cujo; Cat’s Eye) from a screenplay written by John Sayles (Piranha). The …

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SCHIZOID (1980) Reviews and overview

Schizoid is a 1980 American horror whodunit feature film produced by Yoram Globus, and Menahem Golan for their Cannon Group. It was written and directed by David Paulsen (Savage Weekend). …

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WITHOUT WARNING (1980) Reviews and overview

‘It preys on human fear. It feeds on human flesh.’ Without Warning is a 1980 American science fiction horror feature film produced and directed by Greydon Clark (Uninvited; Wacko; Satan’s Cheerleaders). The …

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MOTEL HELL (1980) Reviews and overview

Shout! Factory is releasing Motel Hell on a Limited Edition Steelbook Blu-ray on October 13, 2020. Order via Amazon.com New 4K Transfer From The Original Camera Negative Audio Commentary With …

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THE ATTIC (1980) Reviews and overview

’13 steps to terror’ The Attic is a 1980 American horror drama film directed by George Edwards (producer of Frogs; How Awful About Allan; Queen of Blood) and [uncredited] cinematographer …

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CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST (1980) Reviews and overview

‘Eaten alive! The ultimate terror movie…’ Cannibal Holocaust is a 1980 Italian feature film directed by Ruggero Deodato (The Washing Machine; Dial: Help: House on the Edge of the Park) from a story and screenplay …

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THE CHANGELING (1980) Reviews and overview

The Changeling is a 1979 [released 1980] Canadian horror film directed by Peter Medak (Hannibal TV series) from a screenplay by William Gray (Humongous; Prom Night) and actress Diana Maddox. It stars George C. Scott and Trish Van Devere (Scott’s …

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THE HEARSE (1980) Reviews and overview

The Hearse is a 1980 American supernatural horror feature film directed by George Bowers (editor of From Hell) from a screenplay by Bill Bleich (Poltergeist: The Legacy; From the Dead of Night; …

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EATEN ALIVE! (1980) Overview

‘Trapped in a jungle of crazy flesh eaters!’ Eaten Alive! is a 1980 Italian horror film written and directed by Umberto Lenzi (Nightmare City; Eyeball; Seven Blood-Stained Orchids). The story is loosely …

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THE OTHER HELL (1980) Reviews and overview

‘Say your prayers’ The Other Hell is a 1980 (released 1981) Italian supernatural horror feature film directed by Bruno Mattei [as Stefan Oblowsky] (Snuff Trap; Cruel Jaws; Hell of the Living Dead) from …

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THE UNSEEN (1980) Reviews and overview

The Unseen is a 1980 American horror film directed by Danny Steinmann [as Peter Foleg] from an [uncredited] screenplay by Michael L. Grace. Director Steinmann, who later directed gory movies Savage Streets and Friday …

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MANIAC (1980) Reviews and overview

‘Run from this man!’ Maniac is a 1980 American slasher horror feature film co-produced and directed by William Lustig (Maniac Cop and sequels; Uncle Sam) from a screenplay by actor Joe …

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FADE TO BLACK (1980) Reviews and overview

Fade to Black is a 1980 American satirical horror film written and directed by Vernon Zimmerman. Executive producer Irwin Yablans also produced John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978). The movie stars Dennis …

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NIGHTMARES (1980) Reviews and overview

‘Screams of terror… silenced only by the splintering of glass!’ Nightmares – aka Stage Fright – is a 1980 Australian horror film, co-produced and directed by John D. Lamond from a screenplay by …

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INFERNO (1980) Reviews and overview

Inferno is a 1980 Italian supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Dario Argento. The movie stars Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Sacha Pitoeff, Daria Nicolodi, Alida Valli and …

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ISLAND CLAWS (1980) Reviews and overview

‘A terrifying creation of the nuclear age!’ Island Claws – aka Giant Claws – is a 1980 American horror feature film directed by Herman Cardenas and starring Robert Lansing (4D Man; Empire of the …

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MOTHER’S DAY (1980) Reviews and overview

Mother’s Day is a 1980 American horror thriller film, directed, co-written and produced by Charles Kaufman, brother of Troma Entertainment co-founder Lloyd Kaufman, who served as an associate producer for …

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