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09.02.2014
CLASSIC HORROR MOVIES - SERIES TRIBUTES

Horror movies are films that strive to elicit the emotions of fear, horror and terror from viewers. Their plots frequently involve themes of death, the supernatural or mental illness. Many horror movies also include a central villain. Check out our tributes to these Classic Horror Movies Franchises.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre - Horror Movies Series
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is an American horror franchise consisting of six slasher films, comics and a video game adaptation of the original film. The original film, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, was released in 1974. Written and produced by Tobe Hooper and Kim Henkel, and directed by Tobe Hooper, the sequels have had various writers and directors attached to them. Leatherface and his family are the antagonists in all of the films in the franchise. Hooper, who had a hand in directing the first sequel, has not had any direct involvement with the rest of the films. The film series is ranked eighth at the United States box office–in adjusted 2008 dollars–when compared to other American horror franchises. The first Texas Chainsaw Massacre film is credited with beginning a long line of slasher films inspired by Hitchcock's Psycho. The franchise began when a video game adaptation of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre appeared eight years after the release of the film, followed by comic books and 5 sequels. In 2003, a remake of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, directed by Marcus Nispel was released, followed by a prequel, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning... [read more]

The Evil Dead - Horror Movies Series
The Evil Dead is a series of media that originated from a trilogy of horror-comedy films created by Sam Raimi. The films focus on the protagonist, Ashley "Ash" J. Williams, who is played by Bruce Campbell. Ash deals with "deadites", which are demons created by the Necronomicon Ex-Mortis. The film series has since expanded into other formats such as video games and comic books. An off-Broadway musical opened in Toronto in 2003 based on the storyline of the first two films... [read more]

Friday The 13th - Horror Movies Series
Friday the 13th is an American horror franchise that consists of twelve slasher films, a television show, novels, comic books, and tie-in merchandise. The franchise mainly focuses on the fictional character of Jason Voorhees, who drowned at Camp Crystal Lake as a boy due to the negligence of the camp staff. Decades later, the lake is rumored to be "cursed" and is the setting for a series of mass murders. Jason is featured in all of the films, either as the killer or the motivation for the killings. The original film was written by Victor Miller, and was produced and directed by Sean S. Cunningham; neither returned to write or direct any of the sequels... [read more]

Halloween - Horror Movies Series
Halloween is an American horror franchise that consists of ten slasher films, novels, and comic books. The franchise focuses on the fictional character of Michael Myers who was committed to a sanitarium as a child for the murder of his older sister. Fifteen years later, he escapes to stalk and kill the people of Haddonfield, Illinois while being chased by his former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis. Michael's killings occur on the holiday of Halloween, on which all of the films primarily take place... [read more]

A Nightmare On Elm Street - Horror Movies Series
A Nightmare on Elm Street is an American horror franchise that consists of eight slasher films, a television show, novels, and comic books. The franchise began with the film series, which was created by Wes Craven, with various other individuals taking over those jobs for each film sequel. The franchise is based on the fictional character of Freddy Krueger, introduced in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), who stalks and kills teenagers in their dreams; if Freddy kills the teenager in the dream world then they are ultimately killed in the real world. His motives were to seek revenge on their parents, who had burned him alive years before the events of the first Nightmare film. The original film was written and directed by Craven, who returned to co-script the second sequel, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987), and to write and direct New Nightmare (1994)... [read more]

The Living Dead - Horror Movies Series
Living Dead is a blanket term for various films and series that all originated with the seminal 1968 zombie movie Night of the Living Dead created by George A. Romero and John A. Russo. After the film's initial success, the two creators split in disagreement regarding where the series should go and a contract was drawn up. Any future Romero films would lose the "Living" prefix and simply be referred to as Dead movies and Russo, who wanted to branch the series off into literary territory, would retain the rights to "Living Dead" (though fans nevertheless refer to Romero's as Living Dead films). Thus, both series would be considered canon and each would be able to do what they liked with the continuity of the projects... [read more]



Classic Horror Movies Tributes:
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
The Evil Dead
Friday The 13th
Halloween
A Nightmare On Elm Street
The Living Dead
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