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Godzilla

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I thought that this movie was not totally as bad as many people seem to think that it is. Granted this sort of screenplay has been written to death with nothing really unique about this one except for the idea that Godzilla is trying to nest and hide in the city. I thought that it could still entertain you and sets up for the sequel well. I just hope that they don't decide to do the sequel because it may bomb majorly in the box office. Overall Rating: 5.4

Tremors

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A sort of horror comedy in which a group of huge worms from underground are attacking people in the desert. I think that this movie is not very good and in fact I didn't really see much of the comedy in it. I thought that these creatures were extemely dumb which did not make them very scary at all. I think that the acting was o.k. but these men seemed to make it an adventure instead of something that they should be scared of. Overall Rating: 3.0

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Bless the child
This is a modern day battle of God vs. the devil. The little girl is the chosen one and has to contrast a cult that has special powers. The thing that I did not like was the ending. The leader of the cult is untouchable the whole movie but when the cops show up at the end he is suddenly powerless. The story had a great idea but like most religious movies it had a bad ending. Overall Rating: 5.9

The Gift

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I thought that this movie was much better than I was expecting it to be going in and it had potential to be even better than it was. I thought that the different characters were magnificent. The characters were all very distinct and any of them could have been the killer for one reason or another. I guess the only bad thing about the movie is that the killer was sort of revealed a little too early. A dumb persons choice for the killer and the killer that was too obvious. Overall Rating: 7.0

Dracula 2000

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This movie did not scare me at all. In fact it was more of an action movie than it was a horror movie. The only somewhat scary parts are in the first 20 minutes before you actually see Dracula. The whole twist about Dracula going back to the crucifixion was a good twist. At the end Dracula makes his peace with God and does not want his daughter to have the same curse that he had to live with so he releases her. Overall Rating 5.5

Predator

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This is a great horror movie for the most part. The thing that makes this horror movie so great is that the whole thing takes place in the jungle where the people are forced to deal with it. It is also a good horror movie because they show you the predator to a bare minimum because you can't see him anyway. This movie is one that you can sort of predict what will happen but there are a lot of good strategic moves to try to stop this predator, not just guns. Overall Rating: 7.9

Pet Sematary

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THe Steven King story about an Indian burial ground that brings people back
to life. When they are brought back to life they are evil. The scariest
thing in this movie is the sister flashback by the guys wife. This movie
is very scary and shows how Steven King is a genius. The way the movie ends
is also great. The force of their sematary is addicting even if its evil. Overall Rating: 8.8

I Know What You Did Last Summer

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The movie that followed scream and was a little more scary. Jennifer Love
Hewitt and Freddie Prinze Jr. co-star in this movie that can make you scream
out loud. The story is very believable and the suspense of who the killer
is is very good. This movie sort of fell behind Scream when the movie's
came out to rental because people thought I Know what you did last summer
just was the movie that followed Scream. Overall Rating: 9.5

Cape Fear

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Robert Deniro in one of his best roles. He plays a psychotic killer who
gets out of jail and stalks the lawyer who put him in jail. He is the sort
of psychotic that never leaves you alone and is capable of anything.
Nick Nolte stars as the lawyer in this action packed suspense movie where
Deniro is a man that plays almost a Hannibel Lecter role. Overall Rating: 9.0

House on Haunted Hill

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I thought this movie was very scary all the way until the end. Then I thought
that the end went downhill. When the shadow came into the movie it became
very dumb. The ending fits the way that the killer is supposed to be.
The house is very scary and the spirit behind it is even scarier. Many
people don't know about this movie. Overall Rating: 7.7

Raising Cain

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When I saw this movie I left the theater terrified. Definitely one of
the scariest movies that I have ever seen. John Lithgow does not seem
like the kind of guy that could be scary but he definitely is. This
movie about split personality is a thriller that can make you jump out of
your seat. One thing about movies that are about psychotic people is that
you are never really sure what they can do. Overall Rating: 9.1

In Dreams

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I think this is one fo the strangest movies taht I have ever seen. I am
never really sure what the dream of the town under water is. The girl goes
insane because she can see into the future and nobody believes her. The
part that I didn't like was that the girl seems to get out of her whole
predicament pretty easily. This is the sort of movie that you need to
watch very closely and you still can't help but tell youself how strange
it is. Overall Rating: 5.0

Blair Witch Project

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This movie was extremely original and not knowing
whether it was true or not really added to the
experience. The ending tied in the legend of the witch
when one kid was facing the wall while the other one
was killed. The movie was scary to the uninformed open
minded watcher. It seemed like the movie was thought
of by the people in it, in which case I thought it was
extra creative. Overall Rating: 8.7

Stigmata

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It is hard to tell whether or not what happens to this
girl is good or bad. The fact that this stuff is
happening to the girl makes you feel as if the movie
is antichrist and showing the punishment of Christ. I
don't understand why the religious figure that died
wanted to punish this girl in the way that he did.
What I thought was good was that since this guy had
done what he did he became immortal in a way. Overall Rating: 7.6

A Nightmare on Elm Street

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This movie scared the hell out of me when I first saw
it. Freddy Krueger is a horror fans dream villain because he is neverreally seen and when he is seen he is scary as hell and it is always dark. He lives in dreams and you have to go to sleep, so you cannot avoid Freddy. In part one he is gruesome and it gives you the history about who Freddy
Krueger was and why he is back to make you jump out of your seat. His unique homemade glove is the prop for many kids Halloween costumes. Overall Rating: 9.4

Scream 2

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This was definitely the worst of the three Scream
movies. It seemed kind of a stretch for the killer to be som motivated in this movie. It really does not make you jump and all in all it was just a bad movie. They tied to i
imitate part one a little too much and they tried to make it even a little more modern. This movie was unsuspenseful and the killer was out in the open
too much. Overall Rating: 4.7

Blair Witch 2:Book of Shadows

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I thought this movie was a very unique sort of horror movie and I actually liked it. It was sort of a flop at the box office and I thought it would be a lot worst but it was really not that bad. The main thing that I liked about it was the theme that sometimes the fear of things can lead you to see things and hear things that are really not there. I don't know if the Blair Witch did these things or if the guys fears distorted his perception but either scenario was a great idea to me. Overall Rating 6.9

Lost Souls

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I thought that this movie was very comparable to the movie Stigmata. If you liked Stigmata you would like this movie. I think that I probably liked this one a little bit better because in Stigmata I was not really that sure if the girl was good or bad. I think that this movie has the fitting ending and there were no tricks to help stop what was going to happen. I thought that the writer did a good job with creating a ending that did not please everyone but was necessary. Overall Rating: 8.3

Body Snatchers

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I thought this movie was sort of interesting but not as great of an idea as the original. This is still a freaky movie because for some reason you can see it really happening. I don't know why this is such a believable idea, it shouldn't be. What I thought was good about this movie is that the people who were the body snatchers were not too noticeable. What I didn't like was that it was so hard to leave this little military base but the base is a good touch. Overall Rating: 4.5

Hannibal

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I thought that his movie filled all my expectations. I had feared that
Hannibel Lecter would become too much of a crazed killer. He plays the
same role that he plays in Silence of the Lambs. What I didn't like was
how Julianne Moore was in the movie. She did not fear Lecter like Foster
did. I think this took away from her character. This movie did not have
over killing and Anthony Hopkins remains unpredictable. You find out he
does actually love Starling. Overall Rating: 7.8

Hollow Man

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I thought that this movie was going along pretty good and then sort of lost it a little bit at the end. My suggestion would be that they show how Kevin Bacon slowly starts to lose his mind because of the drug and then he starts to kill them all. He sort of started to kill them because they were going to rat him out. This could have been a great psychological thriller, instead the end of the movie becomes sort of a joke how Kevin Bacon just will not die. Overall Rating: 4.9

Fatal Attraction

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This is the original suspense thriller about an obsessive lover. Fatal Attraction is different then other thrillers of that sort because Michael Douglas actually does have an affair with the girl who falls for him. So it is not completely innocent. Some of the stunts pulled by Glenn Close are very gruesome and memorable especially the one about the rabbit. These acts lead you to believe how really serious she is. I guess it would be bette if Michael Douglas' life seemed a little more in danger. Overall Rating: 8.2

The Cell

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This movie was a very off the wall thriller. Jennifer Lopez goes inside of a serial killer's mind to try to find out what is wrong with him. This movie has a good plot and can scare you but the whole idea is very unrealistic. This is a good movie that could never happen. It still scares you and it leaves the possibilities of the movie wide open. This movie has a good ending but I don't get how where they go is what is in their head. I'm not buying into your mind being that way. Overall Rating: 6.7

Christine

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This is a Steven King movie about a car that has a mind of its own. Christine
is a girl car taht gets jealous when the owner starts to love someone else.
Death seems to follow this girl around. I just don't find a car to be that
scary. I think sometimes people mistake Steven King movies for scary movies.
They are not always that way. Overall Rating: 2.0

Psycho

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This new version of Alfred Hitchcock's classic is the same as the original.
In a way this is good but also it is bad because it uses the same special
effects as the original. They should have put new effects in the same
storyline.
This story is as creative as they get, a multiple personality that is a
psychotic killer, Hitchcock's most creative story. Overall Rating: 6.1

Halloween H20

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Michael Myers is back and he is in the house where he used to live. His
murderous rage is back and he is the scariest of the villains in horror
series'. He is so quiet and his homemade mask just makes him a little
more scary. This is a great finale movie, some of the middle movies may
have slacked off a little but Michael Myers still has the ability to make
the audience shriek. Overall Rating: 7.4

Candyman

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This is probably the scariest movie that I have ever seen. I think what makes it so scary is that you are never really sure what Candyman looks like. You don't really know if he is a real person or if he is some kind of ghost. This is one of the necessary qualities of a great horror story. The fact that this movie takes place in the projects of Chicago does not hurt the fact that it is a horror movie. Another key horror ingredient is that you never really see the actual killings take place. Overall Rating: 9.6

The Exorcist

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This movie is the classic horror tale of a girl
possessed. This flick to the modern day watcher is
outdted and almost funny, but the movie as a work of
art is continuing on as a great movie. It isn't an
anti-religious film but actually a very religious
film. In the exorcist good triumphs over evil. The
little girl can not come out of her possession until
the priest comes out of his lack of faith. When this
happens he saves her. Her kissing of the priest at the
end shows that she really did know what was happening
and this brings the whole movie together. Overall Rating: 8.9

What Lies Beneath

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This movie had an interesting storyline and a great
plot. It had several parts where I would jump because
I was scared. The ending of this movie may have been
one of the dumbest endings ever. The movie was
mysterious and believable until the dead girl came to
life and help Harrison Ford under the water. Overall Rating: 7.2

Poltergeist

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This movie is not scary. In fact it is pretty stupid.
The fact that you don't really know what is causing
this force for a while and then the traditional
develpment over an angry graveyard makes this movie a
success. This movie is a stand against the over
development of the country and how we continue to
build and build. Overall Rating: 6.0

Scream

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This is another of the scariest movies that I have ever seen. I think that what makes this movie so great is that the kids are aware of all the normal horror movie routines so this keeps this movie from falling into the trap. I also think that because this movie was the first of its kind and that things are always jumping out at you it can keep you at the edge of your seat. This started a trend of teen horror movies of which most of them are worst. Overall Rating: 9.5

Scream 3

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This movie was not nearly as bad as part two, it had a
little more suspense
but
was not even close to part 1. The idea of the kids
being in a big empty
house it always open for a good horror movie. Also
the twist about Sydney's
mom really adds to the story. It changes your whole
perception on what was
really going on in the first two movie and that the
story skipped out of
a lot of the past. Overall Rating: 6.8