The Funhouse – USA, 1981 – reviews

‘Pay to get in! Pray to get out!’ The Funhouse is a 1981 American slasher horror film directed by Tobe Hooper (Poltergeist; Salem’s Lot; The Texas Chain Saw Massacre) from a screenplay by Larry Block. …

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Dawn of the Mummy – USA, 1981 – reviews

‘They came from the dead… A monstrous, chilling terror stalking the living.’ Dawn of the Mummy is a 1981 American/Egyptian supernatural horror feature film produced and directed by Frank (Farouk) Agrama (Queen Kong), …

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Wacko – USA, 1981 – reviews

‘At last! A motion picture made by, for, and about people… just like you!’ Wacko is a 1981 (released 1982) American comedy horror feature film produced and directed by Greydon …

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The Survivor – Australia, 1981 – reviews

‘Pilot error? Or supernatural terror?’ The Survivor is a 1981 Australian horror thriller film directed by David Hemmings (actor in Harlequin; Thirst; Deep Red) from a screenplay by David Ambrose (Blackout), …

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The Forest – USA, 1981 – reviews

‘If you go into the woods today you might not get out alive!’ The Forest aka Terror in the Forest is a 1981 (released 1982) American supernatural-slasher horror feature film directed, …

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Nightmare – USA, 1981

‘The dream you can’t escape alive!’ Nightmare is a 1981 American slasher horror feature film written and directed by Italian filmmaker Romano Scavolini (Spirits of Death). It has also been released as Nightmare …

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Scream aka The Outing – USA, 1980

‘… no-one ever returns from this phantom town of terror!’ Scream – also known as The Outing – is a 1980 slasher horror feature film written, directed and co-produced by …

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Dahshat – India, 1981

Dahshat – दहशत translation: “Scare” – is a 1981 Bollywood Indian Hindi horror film directed by Shyam Ramsay and Tulsi Ramsay from a screenplay by producer Kumar Ramsay. The film stars Om Shivpuri, Nadira, Navin Nischol, Sarika, Narendranath, …

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Graduation Day – USA, 1981 – reviews

Graduation Day is a 1981 American slasher horror feature film directed by ex-rabbi Herb Freed (Beyond Evil) from a screenplay co-written with Anne Marisse. It stars Christopher George, Patch Mackenzie …

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The Appointment – UK, 1981 – reviews

The Appointment is a 1981 British horror feature film written and directed by Lindsey C. Vickers (The Lake, 1978 short). The movie stars Edward Woodward (The Wicker Man), Jane Merrow (Hands of the Ripper; …

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Madman – USA, 1981- reviews

‘They thought they were alone.’ Madman is a 1981 American slasher horror feature film directed and written by Joe Giannone. The Jensen Farley Pictures production stars Gaylen Ross (Creepshow; Dawn of the Dead) under the name …

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The Boogens – USA, 1981 – reviews

‘Some things shouldn’t be disturbed…’ The Boogens is a 1981 American horror feature film produced by Charles E. Sellier (director of Silent Night, Deadly Night) and directed by James L Conway …

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