List of horror movies starting with R

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Horror movies R
Here’s a list of horror movies starting with the letter R. There may be some series and documentaries mixed in with the list of horror films.

Film title (Year), IMDb link & rating, SH:Our rating, other info

  1. R-Point (2004) IMDb:64 SH:60 (South Korea) Director: Kong Soo-chang Plot: On 07 January 1972, the South Korean base in Nah-Trang, Vietnam, receives a radio transmission from a missing platoon presumed dead. The high-command assigns the veteran and decorated Lieutenant Choi Tae-in to lead a squad with eight other soldiers and rescue the missing soldiers from the R-Point. When they arrive in the location, they have a shooting and defeat a Vietnamese woman with a machine gun in a trench. Later, they find a tombstone telling that one hundred years ago, Chinese killed Vietnamese, dropped them in a lake and built a temple over the place, being a sacred location to the Vietnamese. While chasing the missing soldiers, weird things happen with the rescue team.
  2. Raaz Reboot (2016) IMDb:45 SH: Director: Vikram Bhatt Plot: Rehaan and Shaina are newly married as Rehaan gets a job offer as a Venture Capitalist for the East European Finance Company they had actually fallen in love in Romania,Shaina insists Rehan to take up the job while Rehan is reluctant a she has a secret to hide in Romania,Shaina soon experiences paranormal activities but Rehan refuses to believe while on a business trip Rehan receives a frantic call from Shaina requesting for help as she is trapped in telephone booth in a rural area where she had gone to seek help on paranormal activities happening around her.Shaina and Rehaan take the help of a local Priest but he cant help them much,Aditya Shrivastava former lover of Shaina comes to rescue her from the evil spirit.
  3. Rabid (1977) IMDb:64 SH:70 Director: David Cronenberg Plot: A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic.
  4. Rabbit Horror aka Rabitto horâ 3D aka Tormented (2011) IMDb:53 SH: Director: Takashi Shimizu Plot: After killing an injured rabbit, the boy Daigo does not go to the classes anymore and his older half-sister, the librarian Kiriko, becomes his tutor. They live with their father, the book illustrator Kohei, but he does not care to Diago. One day, Kiriko goes with Daigo to the movie theater to watch the 3-D film “The Shock Labyrinth” and Daigo catches a rabbit that comes out of the screen. Soon Daigo has nightmares with a big rabbit and one night, Kiriko follows him and believes that his mother Kyoko is attacking him dressed in a rabbit costume.
  5. Race with the Devil (1975) IMDb:66 SH:60 Director: Jack Starrett Plot: Frank and Roger and their wives take off for Colorado in a recreational vehicle, looking forward to some skiing and dirt biking. While camping en route, they witness a Satanic ritual sacrifice, but the local sheriff finds no evidence to support their claims and urges them to continue on their vacation. On the way, however, they find themselves repeatedly attacked by cult members, and they take measures to defend themselves.
  6. Rage – Furia primitiva aka Primal Rage (1988) IMDb:55 SH:50 Director: Vittorio Rambaldi Plot: A scientist at a Florida university inadvertantly creates a “rage virus” while performing experiments intended to restore dead brain tissue in baboons. When a journalist for the college paper breaks into the campus lab, he’s bitten by one of the infected baboons; the virus soon spreads to a trio of rapists and a valley girl, all of whom go on killing sprees.
  7. The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999) IMDb:46 SH:40 Director: Robert Mandel, Katt Shea Plot: After the suicide of her only friend, Rachel Lang has never felt more on the outside. The one person who reached out to her, Jessie Ryan, also happens to be part of the popular crowd that lives to torment outsiders like her. However, Rachel has something else that separates her from the rest, secret amazing powers to move things with her mind. Sue Snell, the only survivor of Carrie White’s rampage 23 years ago, may hold the key to helping Rachel come to terms with her awesome, but unwanted powers. But as Rachel slowly learns to trust, a terrible trap is being laid for her, and making her angry could prove to be deadly.
  8. Ragini MMS (2011) IMDb:49 SH: Director: Pavan Kirpalani Plot: The quintessential couple, Ragini and Uday, set out to have a fun weekend at a friend’s farmhouse on the outskirts of Mumbai. The weekend getaway quickly changes gears as they find themselves in a house that has been rigged with cameras Big Brother style. The cameras that were meant to capture love-making are witness to something that is beyond the realm of human understanding…something metaphysical… Within the confines of this house, Ragini and Uday are now at the mercy of an unexplainable paranormal force. With sundown approaching, what will the new entrants of the house do?
  9. Rahtree Reborn (2009) IMDb:58 (Thailand) Director: Yuthlert Sippapak Plot: One of Thailand’s most popular horror franchises, Rahtree has been reincarnated into a young girl, who is abused, mistreated and ultimately murdered. Her spirit then returns to exact revenge on her tormentors.
  10. Rahtree: Flower of the Night (2003) IMDb:70 (Thailand) Director: Yuthlert Sippapak Plot: Buppah Rahtree is a loner female student at a Bangkok university who becomes the object of a wager by a group of male students to see if she can be bedded. Ake, the son of a wealthy family, takes the bet and courts young Buppah. She resists him at first, but one day sees him feeding pigeons in a park and talks to him. After she expresses her desire to fly away, they go on a ride in Ake’s convertible. They continue to have a relationship, which culminates in a three-day weekend at Bang Saen, during which Ake has sex with her; he stays in bed with her the whole time. Ake shows videotapes of their sex to his friends, and for his efforts wins a bottle of Johnnie Walker, which he reflects to himself seems like a trivial prize for messing up another person’s life. Ake breaks off all contact with Buppah.
  11. Raised by Wolves (2014) IMDb:38 SH: Director: Mitchell Altieri Plot: When a group of friends come across an abandoned house in the barren desert, what follows is a terrifying tale of evil possession causing the friends to slowly turn against each other.
  12. The Rambler (2013) IMDb:48 SH:70 Horror comedy Director: Calvin Reeder Plot: A quiet drifter leaves prison and finds home on the road. “If David Lynch and David Cronenberg teamed up with Werner Herzog early in their careers and made a movie together,” says TwitchFilm, “it would have been Calvin Lee Reeder’s THE RAMBLER.” Dermot Mulroney of THE GREY and ZODIAC stars as an ex-con just released from prison, kicked out of his trailer home, and gone on a cross-country journey to his long-lost brother’s pony ranch. But along the way, he’ll encounter a depraved American underbelly of dusty towns, bizarre strangers, sudden violence, and a device that can record dreams onto VHS. Lindsay Pulsipher (Justified, True Blood) and Natasha Lyonne (AMERICAN PIE) co-star in this surreal Sundance sensation about shadowy pasts, questionable futures, and the deadpan traveling man known only as THE RAMBLER. (Editorial review – Amazon)
  13. Rammbock: Berlin Undead (2010) IMDb:64 SH:60 Director: Marvin Kren Plot: Just when Michael arrives in Berlin to visit his ex-girlfriend Gabi, a terrible virus starts spreading across the city at a rapid pace, turning people into mindless homicidal maniacs. Much to Michael’s concern, Gabi’s not home; instead, he meets Harper, a teenage plumber’s apprentice at work in her apartment block. Together, they manage to barricade themselves when raging hordes of infected people swarm the building. Surrounded by these thirsty zombies, Michael and Harper have their hands full to survive – and it will take all of their ingenuity to make their way out to try and find Gabi. (Bloody Disgusting)
  14. Rampo Noir (2005) IMDb:64 SH: (Japan) Horror anthology (4 parts) Director: Akio Jissôji, Atsushi Kaneko Plot: This four-part anthology takes its cue from the short fiction of legendary horror writer Edogawa Rampo.
  15. Rape Zombie: Lust of the Dead (2012) IMDb:39 SH: Director: Naoyuki Tomomatsu Plot: After a nuclear attack in Tokyo, the female population is attacked by infected males who have become sex-crazed zombies, hungry for human flesh. Officeworker Momoko and nurse Nozomi seek shelter in a Shinto Shrine, where they meet housewife Kanae and school girl Tamae. With no choices left to them, the group of girls decides to take a stand and arm themselves with assault rifles and explosives to fight off hordes of horny zombies. What is the secret to killing the zombies for good?
  16. Rape Zombie: Lust of the Dead 2 (2013) IMDb:41 SH: Director: Naoyuki Tomomatsu
  17. Rape Zombie: Lust of the Dead 3 (2013) IMDb:39 SH: Director: Naoyuki Tomomatsu
  18. Raped by an Angel 2: The Uniform Fan (1998) IMDb:51 (Hong Kong) Director: Aman Chang Plot: A dentist obsessed with young women in various uniforms stalks two sisters. The oldest sister is romantically pursued by a thug that was just released from prison. The dentist also has the hots for her and the two paths eventually cross.
  19. Raped by an Angel 4: The Raper’s Union (1999) IMDb:52 (Hong Kong) Director: Jing Wong
  20. Raped by Saitan (Diperkosa setan) (2010) IMDb:41 SH: Director: Petruska Karangan
  21. Rapture (1979) IMDb:72 SH:80 Director: Iván Zulueta
  22. Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010) IMDb:67 SH:70 Director: Jalmari Helander
  23. Rasen aka Ring 4: The Spiral (1998) IMDb:53 SH:50 Director: Jôji Iida Plot: A young pathologist seeks answers to the mysterious death of a friend and soon comes into contact with the same cursed videotape that caused the death of the friend’s wife and son, which is haunted by the curse of Sadako, a relentless spirit.
  24. Rasputin: The Mad Monk (1966) IMDb:63 SH: Director: Don Sharp (UK – Hammer Studios) Plot: The movie chronicles the events of history’s “man of mystery,” Rasputin. Although not quite historically accurate and little emphasis is put on the politics of the day, Rasputin’s rise to power and eventual assassination are depicted in an attempt to explain his extraordinary power and influence.
  25. Rats (2016) IMDb:65 SH: Genre: Documentary, horror Director: Morgan Spurlock Synopsis: A history of rat infestations in major cities throughout the world.
  26. The Raven (1963) IMDb:67 SH: Director: Roger Corman Plot: In this tongue-in-cheek movie inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s poem, Dr. Craven is the son of a great sorcerer, since deceased, who was once himself quite skilled in that profession, but has since abandoned it. One evening, a cowardly fool of a magician named Bedlo comes to Craven for help: the evil Scarabus has turned him into a raven and he needs someone to change him back. He also tells the reluctant wizard that Craven’s long-lost wife Lenore, whom he loved greatly and thought dead, is living with the despised Scarabus.
  27. Raw (2016) IMDb:71 SH:50 Director: Julia Ducournau Plot: Justine is a first-year veterinary student. Her elder sister is studying the same course at the university. Justine was raised a strict vegetarian but, as part of the hazing rituals, is forced to eat meat. Initially this has adverse effects but she soon develops a craving for meat…particularly human flesh.
  28. Raw Meat aka Death Line (1972) IMDb:60 SH:70 Director: Gary Sherman Plot: There’s something pretty grisly going on under London in the Tube tunnels between Holborn and Russell Square. When a top civil servant becomes the latest to disappear down there Scotland Yard start to take the matter seriously. Helping them are a young couple who get nearer to the horrors underground than they would wish.
  29. Rawhead Rex (1986) IMDb:51 SH:40 Director: George Pavlou Plot: Ireland will never be the same after Rawhead Rex, a particularly nasty demon, is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer. The film follows Rex’s cross country rampage, while a man struggles to stop it. Editorial review (Amazon): He s pure evil… pure power… pure terror! RawHead Rex is a demon, alive for millennia, trapped in the depths of hell, and waiting for release. He is held by an ancient seal, imprisoned for centuries in a barren field near the hamlet of Rathmore, Ireland. In time, this gruesome legacy has been forgotten, dismissed as an odd pre-Christian myth until Tom Garron (Donal McCann, December Bride) decides to plow the field his ancestors knew better than to disturb. The seal is broken and an unspeakable evil is unleashed – on a rampage of blood and lust. Howard Hallenbeck (David Dukes, Gods and Monsters), an American historian on a working vacation with his family, discovers on the stained glass windows of a local church a series of scenes illustrating the reign of terror of RawHead Rex, but the one piece of glass depicting the defeat of the monster is missing. RawHead Rex is on the loose, and he is insatiable as Howard desperately races against time for a way to stop the vicious monster. Directed by George Pavlou (Transmutations) with a screenplay by horror legend Clive Barker (Hellraiser, Candyman, Nightbreed, Lord of Illusions).
  30. Razor Blade Smile (1998) IMDb:47 SH: Director: Jake West Plot: A 19th century woman, who has become one of the undead, acts as a hired killer in modern times. When she starts knocking off part of the elite businessmen, “The Illuminati”, who secretly are taking over business and government, she becomes the target of a hired Scotland Yard detective. Of course, the head of “The Illuminati” is the vampire who first gave her immortality.
  31. Razorback (1984) IMDb:60 SH:50 (Australia) Director: Russell Mulcahy Plot: A vicious wild boar terrorizes the Australian outback. The first victim is a small child who is killed. The child’s granddad is brought to trial for killing the child but acquitted. The next victim is an American TV-journalist. Her husband Carl gets there and starts to search for the truth. The local inhabitants won’t really help him, but he is joined by a hunter and a female farmer to find the beast.
  32. Re-Animator (1985) IMDb:72 SH:70 Director: Stuart Gordon Plot: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
  33. Re-Animator 2: Bride of Re-Animator (1989) IMDb:62 SH:60 Plot: In Peru, Dr. Herbert West and Dr. Dan Cain are medical volunteers in a civil war with the assistant Francesca Danelli and they are researching how to create human life from dead tissue using wounded soldiers as guinea pigs. They return to Miskatonic Hospital and Dan treats a terminal patient, Gloria, and gets close to her. When the snoopy Lt. Leslie Chapham investigates the Miskatonic Massacre, he learns that body parts are missing in the morgue, and Herbert and Dan become his prime suspects. But Herbert kills the lieutenant and revives him with the serum. Meanwhile, Dr. Graves finds the head of Dr. Carl Hill and the green substance that the deceased doctor stole from Herbert, and uses the serum to resurrect Dr. Hill’s head. When Gloria dies, Herbert and Dan use her head, with Meg’s heart and parts of other women to create the perfect woman. But Lt. Chapham teams up with Dr. Hill to seek revenge against the crazy scientists.
  34. Re-cycle (2006) IMDb:61 SH: Director: Pang Brothers, Pang Brothers Plot: After writing three best-sellers about love story based on her own experiences, the successful writer Tsui Ting-Yin is without inspiration and having difficulties to write her new novel in the horror genre entitled “Re-cycle”. While drafting the text, spooky events happen at her apartment and her former boy-friend of eight years ago visits her, after his divorce, proposing Tsui. When Tsui sees a supernatural long-haired character from her book, she follows him and is trapped in his world of terror.
  35. Re-Kill (2015) IMDb:50 SH: Director: Valeri Milev Plot: It’s been 5 years since the outbreak that wiped out 85% of the world’s population, but the war between Re-Animates (Re-Ans) and Humans wages on. Most of the major cities are still uninhabitable. Within the few surviving cities, the Re-Ans have been segregated into “zones” and are policed by the R-Division of the QUASI S.W.A.T. Unit who hunt to re-kill the Re-Ans in the hope of quelling a second outbreak.
  36. Re: Zero – Starting Life in Another World (2016) IMDb:81 SH:60 Director: (Japan) Type: Horror anime Plot: Shortly after being summoned to a new world, Subaru Natsuki and his new female companion are brutally murdered. But then he awakes to find himself in the same alley, with the same thugs, the same girl, and the day begins to repeat.
  37. Reality Bleed-Through (2008) IMDb:70 SH: Director: Jimmy ScreamerClauz Plot: The world is coming to an end. A mysterious drug called Sister Salvation has taken over the country. The drug promises its user the chance to be blasted into the sun to talk to God. A war broke out that resulted in the overthrowing of the Government. During the war, the environment was severally damaged to the point if people go out during the day the sun cooks them alive. Additionally, a mysterious plague has been killing millions. The last days of humanity is told through 3 different stories.
  38. Realm of Souls (2013) IMDb:45 SH: Director: Chase Smith Plot: Last year, a group of filmmakers set out to investigate 13 of the most haunted locations in Georgia in order to gather footage of the supernatural for use in their next horror film. They would never return.
  39. The Recall (2017) IMDb:43 SH: Director: Mauro Borrelli Star: Wesley Snipes, RJ Mitte, Jedidiah Goodacre Plot: When five friends vacation at a remote lakehouse they expect nothing less than a good time, unaware that planet Earth is under an alien invasion and mass abduction.
  40. Record (2000) IMDb:46 (South Korea) Director: Gi-hun Kim, Jong-seok Kim Plot: A classic tale of misfit high school students taking a prank too far, resulting in the death of a classmate (or at least it seems). After burying him alive and torching him, he lashes out from the grave, only to mysteriously disappear just as quick. They had also filmed their attempt at making a snuff film, with the tape originally to have perished with the enflamed corpse. Things go wrong.
  41. Recovery (2016) IMDb:46 (Australia) Director: Darrell Wheat Plot: The night before their high school graduation, Jessie and her friends are guided by a ‘Find My iPhone’ app to recover her lost device from a house whose demented tenants are hell-bent on making her a flesh and blood member of the family.
  42. Red Christmas (2016) IMDb:45 SH: Director: Craig Anderson Plot: A mother must protect her family on Christmas Day from a demented stranger who is hell-bent on tearing them apart.
  43. Red Eye (2005) IMDb:49 SH: Director: Dong-bin Kim Plot: A woman is kidnapped by a stranger on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father, she is pulled into a plot to assist her captor in offing a politician.
  44. Red Lights (2012) IMDb:62 SH: Director: Rodrigo Cortés Plot: The skeptical psychologist Dr. Margaret Matheson and her assistant, physicist Tom Buckley, are specialists in disclosing fraudulent paranormal phenomena. When the famous psychic Simon Silver reappears to his public after many years of absence, Tom becomes singularly obsessed with determining whether Silver is a fraud or not.
  45. The Red Queen Kills Seven Times (1972) IMDb:67 SH:70 (Italy) Director: Emilio P. Miraglia Plot: When two sisters inherit the family castle, a string of murders committed by a mysterious dark-haired woman in a red cloak decimates their circle of friends. Is the killer their ancestor, the “Red Queen” whom legend says claims seven lives every hundred years?
  46. Red Sands (2009) IMDb:43 SH:60 Director: Alex Turner Plot: During a mission in the Middle East, a group of US soldiers destroy a statue out of boredom only to then be visited by something the next day.
  47. The Red Shoes aka Bunhongsin (2005) IMDb:59 SH:60 (South Korea) Director: Yong-gyun Kim Plot: After discovering her husband cheating on her, Sun-jae moves to a cheap apartment at Goksung Station with her daughter Han Tae-soo. While traveling home in the subway, Sun-jae finds a pair of red shoes and brings them home. Tae-soo becomes fascinated by the shoes, which bring greed and jealousy to whoever sees them, while Sun-jae has visions and nightmares with ghosts and blood. When her friend Kim-mi Hee steals the shoes, she has an accident and dies. Meanwhile, the architect Cho-in Choi that is dating Sun-jae researches and discloses that the mystery is related to a picture of 1944. His further investigation unravels the tragic fate of the original owner of the shoes.
  48. Red State (2011) IMDb:62 SH:60 Director: Kevin Smith Plot: Teenager Jarod invites his best friends, Travis and Billy-Ray, to have a foursome with an older woman. While driving to meet her, Travis hits a car parked on the road. When they meet the woman, she gives them spiked beer and they pass out. When the three friends wake up, they find themselves prisoners of the Hard-Right Christian fundamentalist Five Points Trinity Church, led by infamous Pastor Abin Cooper. Meanwhile, the church is under siege by ATF agents led by Agent Joseph Keenan who have been ordered to destroy the terrorist cell.
  49. The Redwood Massacre (2014) IMDb:33 SH: Director: David Ryan Keith Plot: For five adventurous friends, visiting the legendary murder site of the Redwood House has all the hallmarks of being an exciting camping weekend getaway. A popular site for revelers and partygoers, each year on the exact date of the famous local family massacre, people from around the country head out to the site for fun and scares. Events take a bloody turn when the innocent campers discover the Redwood legend is actually a horrible bloody reality, which turns the unsuspecting victims into prey for a mysterious ax-wielding maniac who’s been dormant for 20 years.
  50. The Reeds (2010) IMDb:46 SH:60 Director: Nick Cohen Plot: A weekend boating party turns into a nightmare for a group of young Londoners when they stumble upon a terrifying secret hidden in the reeds.
  51. Reeker (2005) IMDb:52 SH:60 Director: Dave Payne Plot: Strangers trapped at an eerie travel oasis in the desert must unravel the mystery behind their visions of dying people while they are preyed upon by a decaying creature.
  52. Reel Nightmare: Book of Witchcraft (2017) IMDb:37 SH: Director: Armand Petri Plot: A group of film students from Miskatonic University venture into an old Victorian house with a grisly past to shoot a last-minute thesis, but the discovery of a mysterious book called the Necronomicon brings production to a deadly halt when they awaken the spirits of three vengeful witches.
  53. The Reflecting Skin (1990) IMDb:70 SH:80 (UK/Canada) Director: Philip Ridley Plot: A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of discouraging his brother from seeing her. He must deal with an abusive mother, a father with a charge of molestation, a band of youths creating havoc, and an unforgiving environment in general.
  54. Regression (2015) IMDb:56 SH:60 Theme: Witchcraft Director/writer: Alejandro Amenábar Star: Ethan Hawke, David Thewlis, Emma Watson Plot: A young girl is sexually abused by her father. Thus, begins the disturbing tale of a father and daughter torn apart, thrown into the center of a conspiracy that shocks the nation.
  55. Reincarnation aka Rinne (2005) IMDb:62 SH:60 (Japan) Director: Takashi Shimizu Plot: Nagisa Sugiura (Yuka) is a young Japanese actress who comes face to face with a slew of ghosts. These restless spirits begin to appear when she signs on to star in a horror film which tells the true story about a crazed, local professor whose murderous rampage at a hotel left 11 guests dead, including his young son and daughter. The movie is being filmed at the very site where the killings took place.
  56. The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975) IMDb:66 SH: Director: J. Lee Thompson Plot: When college professor Peter Proud begins to experience flashbacks from a previous life, he is mysteriously drawn to a place he has never been before but which is troublingly familiar. As if drawn to her by a cosmic force, he soon finds himself unwittingly in the company of his previous incarnation’s wife. This woman, Marcia Curtis, recognizes in Peter startling characteristics which he shares with her dead husband, Jeff. Even the sound of his voice seems at times to be that of the dead man. Peter becomes romantically drawn to Ann Curtis who is or was his daughter (Jeff and Marcia’s daughter). Recognizing the incestuous nature of their relationship, Mrs. Curtis tries to keep the two young people apart. But how?
  57. Rejuvenatrix (1988) IMDb:55 SH: Director: Brian Thomas Jones Plot: A rich actress who has gotten too old for leading roles employs a scientist who is working on a formula for eternal youth. The formula involves withdrawing certain fluids from the human brain. She takes the serum, but its unforeseen side effects turn her into a murderous monster.
  58. The Relic (1997) IMDb:57 SH:60 Director: Peter Hyams Plot: A researcher at Chicago’s Natural History Museum returns from South America with some crates containing his findings. When the crates arrive at the museum without the owner there appears to be very little inside. However, police discover gruesome murders on the cargo ship that brought the crates to the US and then another murder in the museum itself. Investigating the murders is Lt. Vincent D’Agosta who enlists the help of Dr. Margo Green at the museum – she has taken an interest in the contents of her colleague’s crates. Unknown to both there is a large creature roaming the museum which is gearing itself up for a benefit reception which the city’s mayor is to attend.
  59. Remains aka Steve Niles’ Remains (2011) IMDb:43 SH: Director: Colin Theys Plot: A freak accident turns a bulk of the world’s population into lethal flesh-eating zombies. A small and desperate group of uninfected human survivors take refuge in a vacant casino in Reno, Nevada. Meanwhile, the undead outside become smarter, stronger, and more aggressive with each passing day.
  60. The Remains (2016) IMDb:37 SH: Director: Thomas Della Bella Plot: After a family moves into an old Victorian home, they discover a chest in the attic containing antiques tainted by a malevolent spirit. As the antiques slowly possess each family member, the spirit grows stronger, hellbent on kidnapping the children.
  61. Remember Me (2014) IMDb:70 SH: TV Miniseries (UK) Creator: Gwyneth Hughes Star: Michael Palin, Mark Addy, Jodie Comer Plot: The elderly Tom Parfitt fakes a fall at his long-term terraced house in bleak Yorkshire, to escape to a care home. However, moments after arriving, the social worker that delivered Tom is thrown from the seemingly impenetrable fourth floor window of Tom’s room; with only her and the frail Tom inside. This mystifies healthcare assistant Hannah, although local police, including depressed detective Rob Fairholme, are largely uninterested. One by one, strange things begin happening to those in contact with Tom, including Hannah and her family, and Tom soon vanishes from his hospital bed without explanation. Returning to Tom’s home, Hannah starts to piece together several clues which lead her to Scarborough, where a dark secret from Tom’s past comes to light and it becomes apparent that the paranormal are moving against them.
  62. The Reptile (1966) IMDb:62 SH:40 (Hammer Studios) Director: John Gilling Plot: Harry Spalding and his wife Valerie inherit a cottage in a small country village after his brother mysteriously dies. The locals are unfriendly and his neighbor Dr. Franklyn (a doctor of theology) suggests they leave. They decide to stay only to find that a mysterious evil plagues the community.
  63. Repulsion (1965) IMDb:78 SH:65 (UK) Director: Roman Polanski Plot: In London, Belgian immigrant Carol Ledoux shares an apartment with her older sister Helen, and works as a manicurist at a beauty salon. Helen uses the word “sensitive” to describe Carol’s overall demeanor, which is almost like she walks around in a daze, rarely speaking up about anything. When she does speak up, it generally is about something against one of those few issues on which she obsesses, such as Helen’s boyfriend Michael’s invasion of her space at the apartment. That specific issue may be more about men in general than just Michael’s actions, as witnessed by Carol being agitated by hearing Helen and Michael’s lovemaking, and she not being able to rebuff the advances effectively of a male suitor, Colin, who is infatuated with her. One of those other obsessive issues is noticing cracks and always wanting to fix them. While Helen and Michael leave on a vacation to Pisa, Italy, Carol chooses largely to lock herself in the apartment, ditching work. There, she is almost hypnotized…
  64. Requiem for the Damned aka Edgar Allan Poe’s Requiem for the Damned (2012) IMDb:63 SH: Horror anthology (5 parts) based on stories of Edgar Allan Poe Director: Anthony Vingas, Johnny Bones, Tony Baez Milan, Aaron J. Shelton, Robert Tinnell Plot:
    Edgar Allan Poe. For nearly two hundred years his stories of the macabre have shocked and terrified audiences. And now, inspired by five of Poe’s most terrifying tales, five filmmakers have banded together to create the ultimate tribute to the master: Edgar Allan Poe’s Requiem For The Damned – featuring adaptations of The Fall of the House of Usher, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Black Cat, The Tell-Tale Heart, and Murders in the Rue Morgue.
  65. Requiem for a Vampire aka Requiem pour un vampire (1971) IMDb:56 SH: Director: Jean Rollin Plot: A vampire lures beautiful young women to his castle in Europe. On the run from a reform school, two young women end up trapped with no escape in a haunted castle ruled by a hoard of sexy, blood crazed vampires and their leader, an evil immortal creature who is the last of his kind. Seeking to reproduce his race, he preys on his innocent victims, however in order to achieve his goal of immortality, the women must remain virgins.
  66. Requiem from the Darkness (2003) TV Series, 13 episodes IMDb:74 SH:80 Type: Horror anime Plot: Tired of writing riddles for children, Yamaoka Momosuke plans on gathering spooky and gruesome stories and publishing them in an anthology called Hyakumonogatari (“One Hundred Tales”). While researching these old myths and legends he comes across a mysterious trio who call themselves the Ongyou. They are detectives who are investigating the legends to reveal their truths…and bring those in the wrong to justice. Each time Momosuke meets the Ongyou he must face horrible truths and battle with his morals, but he’s seeing things he shouldn’t be seeing. (One of my favorite horror anime titles)
  67. Resident Evil (2002) IMDb:67 SH:70 Director: Paul W.S. Anderson Star: Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Ryan McCluskey Plot: A virus has escaped in a secret facility called “The Hive,” turning the staff into hungry zombies and releasing the mutated Lab “Animals” that they were studying. The complex computer shuts down the base to prevent infection. The parent corporation sends in an elite military unit, where they meet Alice, who is suffering from amnesia due to exposure to nerve gas. The military team must shut down the computer and get out, fighting their way past zombies, mutants, and the computer itself, before the virus escapes and infects the rest of the world. Alice must also come to terms with her slowly-returning memories.
  68. Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010) IMDb:59 SH:50 Director: Paul W.S. Anderson Plot: In a world ravaged by a virus infection, turning its victims into the Undead, Alice (Jovovich), continues on her journey to find survivors and lead them to safety. Her deadly battle with the Umbrella Corporation reaches new heights, but Alice gets some unexpected help from an old friend. A new lead that promises a safe haven from the Undead takes them to Los Angeles, but when they arrive the city is overrun by thousands of Undead – and Alice and her comrades are about to step into a deadly trap.
  69. Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004) IMDb:62 SH:60 Star: Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory, Eric Mabius Director: Alexander Witt Plot: Alice awakens from a terrible sleep to find her worst fears realized–the bloodthirsty Undead, which she and the now-annihilated squad of elite military fought to destroy, have been unleashed on the city that surrounds the secret facility of the Umbrella Corporation. Discovering she was an Umbrella experiment, Alice has been bio-genetically enhanced with new strengths, senses and dexterity–and she will need them. In the heart of the ravaged Raccoon City, a small group of uninfected people, including Jill Valentine, a recently demoted member of Umbrella Corp’s elite Special Tactics and Rescue Services team, and S.T.A.R.S team leader Carlos Oliveira, fight for their lives against swarms of Undead and the deadlier and faster Lickers. Running out of luck and resources, the group is rescued by Alice, and they begin to wage an exhilarating battle to survive and escape before the Umbrella Corporation erases its experiment from the face of the earth. Their only hope lies somewhere within …
  70. Resident Evil: Extinction (2007) IMDb:63 SH:60 Director: Russell Mulcahy Star: Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Oded Fehr Plot: Years after the Raccoon City disaster, Alice is on her own; aware that she has become a liability and could endanger those around her, she is struggling to survive and bring down the Umbrella Corporation led by the sinister Albert Wesker and head researcher Dr. Isaacs. Meanwhile, traveling through the Nevada Desert and the ruins of Las Vegas, Carlos Olivera, L.J., and new survivors K-Mart, Claire Redfield, and Nurse Betty must fight to survive extinction against hordes of zombies, killer crows, and the most terrifying creatures created as a result of the deadly T-Virus that has killed millions.
  71. Resident Evil: Retribution (2012) IMDb:54 SH:50 Director: Paul W.S. Anderson Plot: Alice awakes at home with her daughter Becky and her husband. But soon she realizes that she is actually in an Umbrella Corporation’s underground facility. Out of the blue, the computer security system shuts down and Alice flees to the central control room of the facility. She meets Ada Wong, who works with Albert Wesker, and learns that a five-man team has been sent by Wesker to rescue them; however, the Red Queen sends Jill Valentine and Rain to hunt them down.
  72. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016) IMDb:56 SH: Director: Paul W.S. Anderson Star: Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Ali Larter Plot: Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began – The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.
  73. Residue (2015) IMDb:54 SH:50 Director: Alex Garcia Lopez Plot: An unnamed UK metropolis. The future. Renowned photojournalist JENNIFER PRESTON is investigating the aftermath of a terrible explosion that ripped through the city on New Year’s Eve. Known simply as ‘The Catastrophe’, this shocking tragedy has left behind a festering wound. The city is on edge, thousands have evacuated and a sprawling, militarized Quarantine Zone has been erected around the epicentre of the blast. The ‘QZ’, as it becomes known, is a network of empty buildings and abandoned streets, shrouded beneath clinical plastic and fenced in behind impenetrable barricades. Heavily armed security units ensure that nobody goes in and nobody comes out. As unexplained and increasingly bizarre acts of violence erupt across the city, Jennifer begins to notice strange, ephemeral phantoms in her photographs. What begins as an artistic documentation of The Catastrophe’s lingering aftershock soon becomes an obsession with ‘The Phenomenon’ – a seeming paranormal phenomenon gripping the city.
  74. Residue (2015) IMDb:64 TV Miniseries Scifi horror Plot: The government cover-up of the causes behind a massive explosion in a futuristic UK metropolis spur photo journalist Jennifer Preston on to search for the truth and in the process blow open a paranormal phenomenon haunting the city.

  75. Residue (2017) IMDb:54 SH: Director: Rusty Nixon Plot: Private investigator Luke Harding (James Clayton) reads a book of sinister origins owned by seedy crime lord Mr. Fairweather (Matt Frewer). Unbeknownst to Luke, the book is a much sought after supernatural artifact and Fairweather’s greatest rival, the enigmatic Mr. Lamont (William B. Davis), begins pursuit of Luke with his trustiest henchmen Boston (Michael Matic) & Jacob (Costas Mandylor). While the criminal underworld is desperate to retrieve the book and harness its power for their own dark agendas, it’s evil begins to take root in Luke’s apartment; pitting himself, his daughter (Taylor Hickson) and his secret love Monica (Elysia Rotaru) in a fight for their lives… and their eternal souls.
  76. Resist (1972) IMDb:No ratings yet (South Korea) Director: Muk Kim Plot: A villager dies after informing the new village chief that he has seen a ghost. The chief, Jo-ryang, offers his daughter’s hand in marriage as a reward to anyone who can drive the spirit off. This results in many more deaths until it is learned that the ghost can only be appeased if a virgin is left in the woods as a sacrifice
  77. Resolution (2012) IMDb:62 SH:50 Director: Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson Plot: Soon-to-be-a-dad Michael makes a last ditch effort to save his longtime but addicted friend Chris from a foreseeable drug related death. Visiting Chris and handcuffing him to an exposed plumbing pipe, Michael forces his buddy into detox, but while watching over his friend he also discovers that all is not right within the territory Chris has drifted into. Situated on Indian Reservation land, the area seems to attract a number of strange people. Someone or some thing has a longtime interest in recording activities in the area, all captured on a variety of recording devices (CDs, film, phonographs, etc.). Michael comes to understand he’s been pulled into the latest “story” of an unseen entity, one with a grizzly resolution projected for him and his pal unless they can possibly work out their own agreeable alternate ending.
  78. The Resurrected aka Shatterbrain (1991) IMDb:64 SH:70 Director: Dan O’Bannon Plot: Charles Dexter Ward’s wife enlists the help of a private detective to find out what her husband is up to in a remote cabin owned by his family for centuries. The husband is a chemical engineer, and the smells from his experiments (and the delivery of what appear to be human remains at all hours) are beginning to arouse the attention of neighbors and local law enforcement officials. When the detective and wife find a diary of the husband’s ancestor from 1771, and reports of gruesome murders in the area begin to surface, they begin to suspect that some very unnatural experiments are being conducted in the old house. Based on an H.P. Lovecraft story.
  79. Rest Stop (2006) IMDb:46 SH:50 Director: John Shiban Plot: In Texas, the aspirant actress Nicole Carrow runs away home to Los Angeles with her boyfriend Jess Hilts. They drive through a shortcut in an old road, and when they park in a rest stop, Jess is abducted by the sadistic driver of an old yellow truck. Along the night, Nicole is threatened by the sick maniac, while mysterious things happen to her in the place.
  80. Rest Stop: Don’t Look Back (2008) IMDb:47 SH:50 Director: Shawn Papazian Plot: The corporal Tom Hilts returns from overseas to his hometown Argyle, Texas, for a ten days leave with the intention to seek our his brother Jess, who disappeared one year ago while heading to California with his girl-friend Nicole. He travels in his truck with his girlfriend Marilyn and followed by his friend Jared in his old car to California trying to track his brother. While in the old highway California, Jared needs to stop his car in an old rest stop to go to the toilet and is attacked by the driver of a yellow truck. Meanwhile Tom and Marilyn wait for him in the next rest stop where Tom is also attacked and kidnapped by the driver of the yellow truck. Marilyn sees the ghost of Nicole in the restroom and realizes that they are facing supernatural evil forces.
  81. Restoration (2016) IMDb:40 SH:50 Director: Zack Ward Plot: While renovating their house a couple finds a diary hidden in the walls, lost for 30 years. Opening the book releases the ghost of a child that haunts their dreams and waking life, driving them to find the cause of her death and release her soul. During home renovations, a young couple release a fiery spirit seeking retribution. To save themselves and set the spirit free, they must uncover the dire truth. But nothing is as simple as it seems…
  82. Resurrección aka Resurrection (2015) IMDb:54 SH: (Argentina) Director: Gonzalo Calzada Plot: A young priest travels to Buenos Aires in order to help sick people during the 1871 yellow fever epidemic.
  83. The Retelling (2009) IMDb:72 SH: Director: Emily Hagins Plot: 11-year-old Charlie Mason and his family take a summer trip to take care of his ailing and blind grandfather. Soon after their arrival, Charlie and his older sister Margaret begin to sense an unsettling presence around his grandfather’s house. Even more mystifying to the children is that their grandfather takes routine walks to an abandoned part of town. He claims to meet friends there to play music. Feeling these things are somehow connected, Charlie and his new friend Anne commit themselves to finding the link. The outcome is more than they expected, for a murder from the past has finally found its connection to the present.
  84. Retribution aka Sakebi (2006) IMDb:64 SH:55 (Japan) Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Plot: A detective investigates a series of murders. A possible serial killer might be on a rampage since they all are in the same vicinity and by the same method, but as the evidence points toward the detective as the prime suspect, a ghost in red follows him, and he begins to question his identity. His realization of what seems to have really happened results in something much more sinister and larger in scope, and it leaves his psyche scarred.
  85. The Return (2006) IMDb:48 SH:60 Director: Asif Kapadia Star: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sam Shepard, Peter O’Brien Plot: The restless sales representative of a transport company Joanna Mills travels from Saint Louis to Texas in a business trip. She is haunted by violent visions and after meeting her client, she visits her lonely father. On the next morning, she decides to visit La Salle, a small town where she has never been before, but she had recollections of many locations. She lodges in a hotel and later she meets and is befriended by the local widower Terry Stahl, who helps her from an aggression. Her daydreams and nightmares increase and she becomes obsessed for disclosing the truth about her visions of a brutal murder of a woman in a barn. Along her investigation, Joanna gets close to the killer and feels that her life is in danger.
  86. The Return of Count Yorga (1971) IMDb:57 SH:60 Theme: Vampire Director: Bob Kelljan Plot: When the overlord of the damned rises again to prowl the shadows, who will stand against The Return Of Count Yorga? Robert Quarry is back as one of the most dapper vampires to ever set up shop in California in this thrilling sequel that really raises the stakes. Revived by the well-known supernatural properties of the Santa Ana winds, our undead leading man takes to the streets with an unquenchable thirst. In search of new blood, Yorga moves next door to an orphanage. But when he crosses paths with a beautiful young woman, the Count’s thoughts turn to love. Has the ruler of the night finally found the girl with whom he can share eternity?
  87. Return of the Fly (1959) IMDb:57 SH: Director: Edward Bernds Plot: Fifteen years after his father’s experiments with matter transmission fail, Philippe Delambre and his uncle François attempt to create a matter transmission device on their own. However, their experiments have disastrous results, turning Philippe into a horrible half-man, half-fly creature.
  88. The Return of the Living Dead (1985) IMDb:73 SH:80 Director: Dan O’Bannon Plot: On his first day on the job at an army surplus store, poor Freddy (Thom Mathews) unwittingly releases nerve gas from a secret U.S. military canister, unleashing an unbelievable terror. The gas re-animates an army of corpses, who arise from their graves with a ravenous hunger… for human brains! And luckily for those carnivorous cadavers, there is a group of partying teens nearby, just waiting to be eaten! When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage through Louisville, Kentucky seeking their favorite food, brains.
  89. Return of the Living Dead II (1988) IMDb:58 SH:60 Plot: A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxen gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and seek out brains. Curious kids open a barrel of green gas linked to a mysterious military experiment, and soon a tenebrous green cloud of fog is making its way through the creepy town cemetery. Knowing exactly where this is headed is, of course, part of the fun in this tongue-in-cheek zombie sequel. Maybe it’s not as fresh as its successful predecessor, but all of the key zombie ingredients are still well preserved in this second installment: ravenous “undead” in search of human brains, severed limbs with a life of their own, and lots and lots of shrieking! Taking a hackneyed premise that is a close retelling of part I, director Ken Wiederhorn (Freddy’s Nightmares, Shock Waves) rejuvenates the genre with sporadic genuine scares, lots of plain old silliness, and some literally eye-popping special effects. Followed up a few years later with the equally enjoyable Return of the Living Dead Part III, this is a fun franchise that reminds you of what ’80s horror was all about: bad synth music, and perms. (Amazon)
  90. Return of the Living Dead III (1993) IMDb:59 SH:50 PLot: Colonel Reynolds and his group of government scientists continue their work on re-animating the dead for military use. His son Curt and his girlfriend Julie use Dad’s security pass to sneak in and watch the proceedings. Later when father and son have a disagreement, Curt and Julie take off on a motorcycle and Julie is killed in an accident. Grief-stricken, Curt takes her body to the lab and brings her back to life. Curt must help Julie deal with her new existence as military agents and local gang members try to find them.
  91. Return of the Living Dead 4: Necropolis (2005) IMDb:32 Plot: The scientist of the powerful and evil corporation Hybra-Tech Charles goes to Chernobyl to buy some gallons of toxic waste to perform experiments with zombies. When a teenager has an accident with his motorcycle and vanishes, his teenager’s friends, led by Charles’ nephew, find that he was moved to Hybra-Tech. They break into the facility trying to find their friend and accidentally release a group of zombies starving for brains.
  92. The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre aka Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994) IMDb:32 SH:40 Director: Kim Henkel Plot: This is the twisted tale of Vilmer and his crazy family which includes the lovely Leatherface. They have pastime of killing and stuffing people. Unfortunately, Jenny and her friends run into Vilmer and his clan in the middle of the night in the middle of the woods.
  93. The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Documentary (1996) Synopsis: This 55-minute documentary includes on-set footage and interviews with the cast and crew. It is a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the film that went on to become the black sheep of the Texas Chainsaw franchise.
  94. The Return of the Vampire (1943) IMDb:62 SH: Director: Lew Landers Star: Bela Lugosi, Frieda Inescort, Nina Foch Plot: In 1918, an English family are terrorized by a vampire, until they learn how to deal with it. They think their troubles are over, but German bombs in WWII free the monster. He reclaims the soul of his wolfman ex-servant, and assuming the identity of a scientist who has just escaped from a concentration camp, he starts out on a plan to get revenge upon the family.
  95. Return to House on Haunted Hill (2007) IMDb:46 SH:40 Plot: It started when five people agreed to spend one night in a haunted house. What began as an evening of fun and harmless scares in exchange for one million dollars to anyone who stayed the night–and survived–soon turned into a night of terror. Years later, several more people risk their lives in search of a cursed statue of Baphomet, a relic worth millions that will come at the cost of their souls. Now, the terror begins when the doomed Return to House on Haunted Hill.
  96. Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008) IMDb:43 SH:40 Director: Robert Hiltzik Plot: It’s summer camp as usual at Camp Manabe where the kids torment each other for fun while the underpaid camp staff provides as little supervision as possible. Greedy camp owner Frank and junior partner Ronnie do their best to keep everyone in line, but something sinister is about to put a slash in the roster. When campers and staff mysteriously begin disappearing and turning into gruesome corpses, paranoid Ronnie can’t shake the memory of a series of grisly murders that took place at Camp Arawak, where he worked two decades earlier. Has a ghost from the past come back to haunt him? As the paranoia worsens, Ronnie’s list of possible killers starts growing just like the body count. Everyone becomes a suspect from vicious kids to shady members of the camp staff, and even former Camp Arawak camper Ricky who mysteriously works nearby. Who is knocking off these victims and why? Only one thing is for certain, something is carving a bloody new trail at Sleepaway Camp where kids can be so mean …
  97. Return to Witch Graveyard (2014) IMDb:60 SH: Director: Reuben Rox Plot: TV crew visits the woods where, in the 1600s, 13 women accused of practicing witchcraft were buried. TV reporter Noelle Martin needs to come up with a Halloween story fast! Along with two other girls, she ventures into the rumored haunted woods where in the 1600’s women accused of witchcraft were buried.
  98. Revenant aka An American Ghost Story (2012) IMDb:43 SH: Director: Derek Cole Plot: Paul Anderson (Stephen Twardokus) and his girlfriend Stella (Liesel Kopp) move into a house that is well known for being haunted. Paul, a struggling writer plans to write his first novel about his experiences with the paranormal. What starts out as a fun and exciting adventure, soon takes a very dangerous turn. They quickly realize some things are better left alone, and what you can’t see, can hurt you.
  99. Revenge of the Dead aka Zeder (1983) IMDb:63 (Italy) Plot: Stefano, a young journalist, buys a used typewriter and accidentally sees that some text is still readable on the ribbon. He manages to reconstruct the story of a scientist, Paolo Zeder, who in the 1950s discovered that some types of terrain have the power to revive the dead that are buried in them. Stefano’s investigations bring him in contact with a group of renegade scientists that are still making experiments to prove Zeder’s theories.
  100. The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958) IMDb:69 SH: Director: Terence Fisher Plot: Baron Frankenstein escapes from the guillotine and goes to Germany. There, he names himself Dr. Stein and plans to restart his experiments by using parts of dead bodies. Peter Cushing reprises his role as the infamous baron who transplants his servant’s brain into a body donated by his patients.
  101. Revenge of the Creature (1955) IMDb:56 SH: Director: Jack Arnold Plot: The Creature from the Black Lagoon has been captured by scientists and transported to an aquarium in south Florida. Once there he becomes attracted to the lovely female scientist and manages to escape and kidnap her, and heads to Jacksonville, with her real life love in pursuit.
    When a captured Creature (John Agar) forms an emotional link with a researcher (Lori Nelson), they’re soon driven to break free of their respective “prisons” in this classic monster film.
  102. Revived (2011) IMDb:65 SH:40 Director: Chris Escorrega, Thomas Petahtegoose Plot: After trespassing at an abandoned house a pair of friends become increasingly tormented by a restless spirit.
  103. The Rezort (2015) IMDb:53 SH: Director: Steve Barker Plot: Following a near-apocalyptic zombie outbreak, humans are once again in control. If an occasional rogue zombie finds its way into everyday life, it is quickly disposed of by the authorities. In this day and age, people know how to handle “Zee’s”. The latest craze is the Zombie Safari – Zafari – a chance to go out and shoot the undead in the wild. The ultimate blood sport experience, and for many the ultimate therapeutic revenge following the losses suffered during the outbreak. Little do the vacationers realize they’re actually in a highly controlled environment, where the zombies are always kept at a safe shooting distance. Nothing is left to chance, nothing is unplanned. So far.
  104. Riaru onigokko aka Tag (2015) IMDb:62 SH: (Japan) Director: Sion Sono Plot: A girl’s life cascades into chaos as everyone around her suffers a gruesome fate while she herself becomes less and less certain of who she is and what kind of a world she lives in.
  105. Ricky 6 (2000) IMDb:62 SH: Director: Peter Filardi Plot: Based on the true story of drugs, satanism, and murder in the upper class town of Northport, Long Island in 1984.
  106. The Ridges (2011) IMDb:31 SH: Director: Brandon Landers Plot: Four college students at Ohio University set out to make a documentary proving that spirits and the paranormal are not real. In order to do this, they plan to film their investigation of an old lunatic asylum in Athens, OH. Their investigation proves more than they could have anticipated.
  107. Riding the Bullet (2004) IMDb:52 SH:70 Director: Mick Garris Writer: Stephen King Plot: A young man hitchhiking back home to visit his mother is picked up by a mysterious stranger. As the ride goes on, the young man uncovers a terrible secret about the stranger, and is given a choice by the stranger. A choice that can mean life or death.
  108. The Rift aka Rift: Dark Side of the Moon (2016) IMDb:40 SH: Scifi horror (Serbia) Director: Dejan Zecevic Plot: The satellite has vanished and the only clue is a trail leading to a small village nestled on the outskirts of forest line. As the team begins to investigate they quickly discover that something else came back from space, something not of this world. As their time runs out, the team must battle to unlock the terrifying truth behind the ill-fated mission.
  109. Rigor Mortis aka Geung si (2013) IMDb:63 SH: (Hong Kong) Director: Juno Mak Plot: In this eerie and chilling, contemporary, action/special effects laden homage to the classic Chinese vampire movies of the 1980’s, writer-director-producer, Juno Mak makes his feature directorial debut. Co-produced by J-Horror icon Takashi Shimizu, and reuniting some of the original cast members of the classic Mr. Vampire series, RIGOR MORTIS is set in a creepy and moody Hong Kong public housing tower whose occupants we soon discover, run the gamut from the living to the dead, to the undead, along with ghosts, vampires and zombies.
  110. Rika: The Zombie Killer (2008) IMDb:53 SH: (Japan) Director: Ken’ichi Fujiwara Plot: Rika never expected to encounter the living dead as she skipped school to visit her grandfather. She is forced to survive and discovers incredible zombie fighting skills.
  111. Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky aka Lik wong (1991) IMDb:71 SH: Director: Simon Nam Plot: A young man with superhuman strength is incarcerated at a prison run by corrupt officials and seeks to use his martial arts to clean up the system. The story is set in the year of 2001 in a prison owned by a major company. A new prisoner sees his friends being harassed and killed by the guards and seeks his revenge.
  112. Ring (1999) IMDb:64 SH: (South Korea) Director: Dong-bin Kim Plot: After the mysterious death of her niece and other three teenagers on the same hour and with the symptoms of heart attack, the journalist Sun-ju decides to investigate their last moments. She discloses that the four friends had just watched a videotape exactly one week before their death in a resort. She travels to the place and finds the deadly video and after watching the weird footage, her telephone rings. When she takes a picture of herself, she sees her image blurred the same way that happened with the teenagers. She makes a copy of the cursed tape to her acquaintance, the skeptical coroner Choi Yeol. Together they seek clues and find that it was taped thorough telekinesis by Eun-suh, a psychic girl that had disappeared years ago. When Sun-ju’s little daughter watches the movie, Sun-ju has a stronger reason to unravel the mystery to save her daughter and herself.
  113. Ring: The Final Chapter (1999) TV Miniseries IMDb:74 Plot: Asakawa is a journalist. He is witness to the strange death of a biker. Later in the day, he learned that his niece Tomoko died suddenly of heart failure at the same time as the biker. He decides to go to the cottage where Tomoko and three of those friends were, where he finds a videotape and watches it. The curse continues…

  114. Ring Around the Rosie (2006) IMDb:32 SH:40 Director: Rubi Zack
  115. The Ring (2002) IMDb:71 SH:80 Director: Gore Verbinski Plot: Rachel Keller is a journalist investigating a videotape that may have killed four teenagers (including her niece). There is an urban legend about this tape: the viewer will die seven days after watching it. If the legend is correct, Rachel will have to run against time to save her son’s and her own life. The Ring is a 2002 American supernatural horror film directed by Gore Verbinski and starring Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, David Dorfman and Brian Cox. It is a remake of the 1998 Japanese horror film Ringu based on the novel of the same name by Koji Suzuki. The Ring was released theatrically on October 18, 2002, and received mostly positive reviews. Many critics praised the reliance on dread and visuals over gore and the direction along with the screenplay/writing, but criticized the lack of character development. The film grossed over $249 million worldwide on a $48 million production budget, making it one of the highest-grossing horror remakes. It was followed by two sequels: The Ring Two (2005) and Rings (2017). (Wikipedia) (One of my favorite early j-horror remakes!)
  116. The Ring Two (2005) IMDb:54 SH: Director: Hideo Nakata Plot: A high school student named Jake tries to make his girlfriend Emily watch a cursed tape. But then Jake finds out that Emily covered her eyes and didn’t watch the tape, and then Jake is killed by Samara Morgan (from the first The Ring movie). Rachel Keller learns of Jake’s death and finds his twisted body in the back of an ambulance. Rachel then realizes she once again has to save her son Aidan from Samara the evil ghost child.
  117. Rings (2005) IMDb:71 SH:60 Type: Horror short Director: Jonathan Liebesman Plot: Teenager Jake watches a cursed video tape after joining a teen cult named “Rings”. Join Jake as he lives the horrifying experiences of Samara Morgan’s cursed tape.
  118. Rings (2017) IMDb:45 SH:50 Director: F. Javier Gutiérrez Plot: Julia becomes worried about her boyfriend, Holt, when he explores the dark urban legend of a mysterious video said to kill the watcher seven days after viewing. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a “movie within the movie” that no one has ever seen before.
  119. Ringu (1998) IMDb:73 SH:80 (Japan) Director: Hideo Nakata Plot: Reiko Asakawa is researching into a ‘Cursed Video’ interviewing teenagers about it. When her niece Tomoko dies of ‘sudden heart failure’ with an unnaturally horrified expression on her face, Reiko investigates. She finds out that some of Tomoko’s friends, who had been on a holiday with Tomoko the week before, had died on exactly the same night at the exact same time in the exact same way. Reiko goes to the cabin where the teens had stayed and finds an unlabeled videotape. Reiko watched the tape to discover to her horror it is in fact the ‘cursed videotape’. Ex-Husband Ryuji helps Reiko solve the mystery, Reiko makes him a copy for further investigation. Things become more tense when their son Yoichi watches the tape saying Tomoko had told him to. Their discovery takes them to a volcanic island where they discover that the video has a connection to a psychic who died 30 years ago, and her child Sadako…
  120. Ringu 0: Bâsudei (2000) IMDb:61 SH:60 (Japan) Director: Norio Tsuruta Plot: The prequel to the horror film Ringu, this movie provides the background story of how Sadako later became the vengeful murdering spirit. The story starts with her as a shy, somewhat withdrawn college student who nonetheless gets involved in a drama club. The director thinks she has talent, but some of the other performers start to get jealous of the attention he gives her. Meanwhile, a reporter investigating Sadako’s spiritualist mother thinks there’s something very suspicious about the young woman, and arrives on campus to confront Sadako just as a series of strange deaths start sweeping through the drama club.
  121. Ringu 2 (1999) IMDb:60 SH:60 Director: Hideo Nakata (Japan) Plot: In this sequel to Ringu (1998), Mai Takano is trying to learn more about the death of her boyfriend, Ryuji. She soon hears stories about a videotape haunted by the spirit of a girl named Sadako, who died many years earlier. Supposedly, anyone watching the tape will die of fright exactly one week later. After some investigating, she learns that Ryuji’s son, Youichi, is developing the same psychic powers that Sadako had when she was alive. Mai must now find some way to keep Yuuichi and herself from becoming Sadako’s next victims.
  122. Rinjin 13-gô aka Neighbor No. Thirteen (2005) IMDb:66 SH: (Japan) Director: Yasuo Inoue Plot: Jûzô Murasaki is a boy miscast in his classroom, being frequently abused, tortured, beaten and humiliated by the bully Tôru Akai and his gang of juvenile punks. After years of repression, rejection, and fear without facing Akai, he develops a psychopathic dual personality with a violent alter-ego. While living in the apartment 13 of a tenement building, he becomes unable to control his violent dark personality, who plots an evil revenge against his upper floor neighbor Akai and his family.
  123. The Rite (2011) IMDb:60 SH:60 Director: Mikael Håfström Plot: Michael, the son of a funeral director grows indifferent to his father and joins a Seminary. On his way to the course completion, he is overwhelmed by a strong lack of faith. His religious beliefs are further jolted when he sees a young girl haplessly dying in a road accident for whom he reluctantly performs the ritual to absolve her sins. His mentor still believes in him and urges him to go to Italy to take an exorcism course hoping that it would strengthen his faith in Christianity. In Italy he attends a session from Father Xavier who soon becomes aware of his skepticism. As a result he sends him to an eminent Jesuit exorcist, Father Lucas, whose ways – though questionable – are quite effective. He witnesses the exorcism of a sixteen-year-old girl but still seems unconvinced. Father Lucas explains to him that it takes multiple sessions over a long stretch of time to completely free a victim from the demon. Despite witnessing some supernatural occurrences during the aforesaid exorcism…
  124. The Rites of May aka Itim (1976) IMDb:70 (Philippines) Director: Mike De Leon Plot: During a homecoming to his provincial home, a young man gets involved with a woman strangely haunted and ultimately possessed, by her sister’s spirit, paving the way to revealing the painful truth about her unsolved disappearance.
  125. Rites of Spring (2011) IMDb:45 SH:40 Director: Padraig Reynolds Plot: This movie is about Rachel and her friend who are taken by someone while in a car park while changing a tire. They wake up in a strange barn tied up and frightened. They know that things are going to get worse. The reason why they are abducted becomes clear as there is a horrible secret in the town where girls have gone missing each Spring for many years, and this year is no different. Meanwhile, kidnappers are plotting to take the child of a prominent businessman and his wife. They take the child and go to a farm where they wait to get their ransom. The two groups collide when Rachel escapes but is chased by a stranger wearing a mask of some sort. She runs to the farm where the kidnappers are and all hell breaks loose.
  126. The Reincarnation of Isabel aka Riti, magie nere e segrete orge nel trecento… (1973) IMDb:49 Director: Renato Polselli Plot: A group of vampires keep the body of a witch in a castle cellar. They require virgin blood to resurrect her. A party of people arrive and things kick off.
  127. Ritual (Presented by Tales of the Crypt) (2002) IMDb:48 SH: Theme: Voodoo Director: Avi Nesher Plot: Dr. Alice Dodgson gets her medical license revoked after the death of a patient. She’s facing the possibility of not getting any job when she accepts a nursing job for one young man who suffers from cephalitis called Wesley Claybourne. In addition to being being sick, Wesley believes he has been “touched” by some voodoo cult. While she stays in Jamaica, Dr. Dodgson will feel uncomfortable as she discovers that voodoo is not only a “state of mind” and could be a real threat to her life and Wesley’s. She’ll have to discover why she and her patient are targets of the voodoo curse.
  128. Ritual (2013) IMDb:38 SH: Director: Mickey Keating Plot: After receiving a distressed phone call, a man arrives at a seedy highway motel to find that his estranged wife has killed a stranger who is connected to a dangerous cult.
  129. The Ritual (2017) IMDb:63 SH: Director: David Bruckner Plot: A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that’s stalking them.
  130. Rituals (1977) IMDb:65 SH:70 Director: Peter Carter Plot: Five doctors go on vacation deep in the Canadian wilderness. After all but one pair of the party’s shoes disappear, the remaining shoed camper decides to hike out and go look for help. Soon after he leaves, however, his four companions realize that something is very wrong w hen someone leaves a decapitated deer head just outside their camp. Even though they still don’t have their shoes, they decide to follow their friend’s trail out of the woods, but their path is blocked by someone who doesn’t want to see them leave the forest alive.
  131. The Road (2011) IMDb:73 SH:70 Director: Yam Laranas Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smit-McPhee Plot: It’s a post-apocalyptic world, several years after whatever the cataclysmic event, which has in turn caused frequent quakes as further potential hazards. The world is gray and getting quickly grayer as more and more things die off. A man and his pre-teen son, who was born after the apocalypse, are currently on the road, their plan to walk to the coast and head south where the man hopes there will be a more hospitable environment in which to live. The man has taught his son that they are the “good people” who have fire in their hearts, which in combination largely means that they will not resort to cannibalism to survive. The man owns a pistol with two bullets remaining, which he will use for murder/suicide of him and his son if he feels that that is a better fate for them than life in the alternative. Food and fuel are for what everyone is looking. The man has taught his son to be suspicious of everyone that they may meet.
  132. Roadside (2013) IMDb:39 Plot: Dan Summers and his pregnant wife, Mindy, fight for their lives when they are held hostage in their car by an unseen gunman on the side of a desolate mountain road.
  133. Robert aka Robert the Doll (2015) IMDb:32 SH:50 Director: Andrew Jones Plot: After Paul and Jenny part ways with their sinister housekeeper Agatha, the disgruntled former employee gives a vintage doll called Robert to their son Gene. Soon after Agatha’s departure, strange events begin plaguing the household. Furniture is vandalized, objects are thrown around and maniacal giggles echo through the house in the middle of the night. But nobody believes Gene when he claims Robert is to blame for the disturbances. Paul and Jenny consider the possibility that a supernatural force has taken over their home. But as the occurrences escalate they discover that it’s not the house that’s haunted… it’s the doll.
  134. Rofuto aka Loft (2005) IMDb:57 SH:60 (Japan) Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Plot: Reiko, a prize-winning writer, moves to a quiet isolated house to finish up her new novel. One night she sees the man next door transporting an object wrapped in cloth. She finds out he is an archaeologist researching an ancient mummy that was recently found.
  135. Rogue (2007) IMDb:62 SH:60 Director: Greg McLean Plot: An idyllic wildlife cruise disintegrates into terror when a party of tourists are stalked by a massive man-eating crocodile. Pete McKell, a cynical American travel writer, joins a disparate group of holiday-makers on a river cruise through the waters of Kakadu National Park. Initially, Pete clashes with their tour captain, Kate, a feisty young woman who assumes he is just another ‘city-slicker’ in search of a quick thrill. After an uneventful day cruising the river, Kate is reluctantly persuaded to steer their boat into unexplored territory. They discover a secluded lake but terror strikes when their craft receives a powerful blow from beneath the murky depths and begins to sink. With little choice, she beaches the vessel on the closest dry land -a tiny mud island. With a rising tide and only half an hour of daylight left, fear grips the group as they realize they are trapped in the lair of a ‘rogue’ crocodile, governed only by its need to hunt and kill.
  136. Room 205 aka Kollegiet (2007) IMDb:45 SH:50 (Denmark) Theme: Ghost Plot: Wanting a new start, Katrine moves from the province into a dormitory in Copenhagen and enrolls at the University. But when she crosses conniving Sanne by getting together with Sanne’s ex, all hell breaks loose. Sanne and her friends try to bully Katrine out of the dormitory. They frighten her with an old myth surrounding the ghost of a former resident – a myth which very soon becomes reality. By accident, Katrine sets the ghost free, who then starts a terrifyingly gruesome attack on the dormitory’s residents. Only Katrine knows the fate of the remaining residents if she doesn’t stop the actions of the ghost. However, no one believes Katrine’s story and they accuse her of the series of mysterious murders. She seeks help in the former resident Rolf. While the residents continue to die around them, Katrine and Rolf embark on a desperate struggle to stop the ghost before it kills those that are left.
  137. The Roommate (2011) IMDb:49 SH: Director: Christian E. Christiansen Plot: Fresh from Des Moines, Iowa, Sara Matthews has just landed in Los Angeles as a college freshman studying fashion design. She meets handsome Stephen, party-lover Tracy, and roommate Rebecca. Rebecca is nice, sweet and ready to share everything with Sara. It could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. But Tracy is convinced that there’s something seriously wrong with Rebecca and bad things start happening to everyone close to Sara. If Sara is to have a normal college experience, she’s going to have to get to the bottom of what’s up with Rebecca and quickly get out of her clutches.
  138. The Roost (2005) IMDb:49 SH: Director: Ti West Plot: Four friends marooned on a mysterious farm en route to a wedding are terrorized by various creatures and zombies.
  139. Rorschach (2015) IMDb:57 SH:50 Plot: Two skeptical paranormal researchers investigate a mother’s claim that an unknown presence may be trying to communicate with her 7-year-old daughter.
  140. Rose Red (2002)TV Miniseries IMDb:67 SH:60 Director: Writer: Stephen King Plot: Dr. Joyce Reardon, a psychology professor, leads a team of psychics into the decrepit mansion known as Rose Red. Her efforts unleash the spirit of former owner Ellen Rimbauer and uncover the horrifying secrets of those who lived and died there. Wikipedia: Rose Red (also known as Stephen King’s Rose Red) is a television miniseries scripted by horror novelist Stephen King. The series was premiered in the United States on ABC on January 27, 2002. The story centers on a mysteriously haunted Seattle mansion named Rose Red. Due to its long history of supernatural events and unexplained tragedies, the house is investigated by parapsychologist Dr. Joyce Reardon and a team of gifted psychics.
  141. Rosemary’s Baby (1968) IMDb:80 SH:80 Director: Roman Polanski Plot: Desirous of starting a family, Rosemary Woodhouse, a young Catholic housewife, and her husband, Guy Woodhouse, a struggling actor, move into the Bramford, a New York building with an unpleasant history of obscure dwellers and ghastly occurrences. Before long, the young couple is befriended by their elderly and somehow eccentric next-door neighbors, Roman and Minnie Castevets, and shortly afterward, Rosemary finally gets pregnant. However, little by little, as the inexperienced mother becomes systematically cut off from her circle and friends, alarming hints of a well-planned and sinister conspiracy will begin to emerge, enfolding Rosemary in a shroud of suspicion and mental agony. In the end, why is everyone so conveniently eager to help, furthermore, why is Guy allowing this? Wikipedia: Rosemary’s Baby is a 1968 American psychological horror film written and directed by Roman Polanski, based on the bestselling 1967 novel of the same name by Ira Levin. The cast features Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer, Maurice Evans, Ralph Bellamy, Angela Dorian, Clay Tanner, and, in his feature film debut, Charles Grodin. The film chronicles the story of a pregnant woman who suspects that an evil cult wants to take her baby for use in their rituals… Rosemary’s Baby earned almost universal acclaim from film critics and won numerous nominations and awards. In 2014, the film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress, being deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”
  142. Rosemary’s Baby (2014) IMDb:55 Plot: Modern 4-hour mini-series adaptation of the classic novel by Ira Levin focusing on young Rosemary Woodhouse’s suspicions that her neighbors may belong to a Satanic cult who are hell-bent on getting one thing: the baby she is carrying.
  143. Rovdyr aka Manhunt (2008) IMDb:51 SH: (Norway) Director: Patrik Syversen Plot: The summer of 1974. Four young friends have planned a relaxing weekend out in the woods. At a remote truck stop, they pick up a hitchhiker, who only after a short ride demands that they stop the car. They are terrified. Suddenly they are all ambushed and left unconscious. They wake up deep in the woods with no one around but the sound of a hunting horn. Someone is out hunting, and they are the prey.
  144. Rows (2015) IMDb:42 SH: Director: David W. Warfield Plot: After delivering an eviction notice to a mysterious squatter, a young woman is abducted and put under a spell. She awakes to find herself trapped in a cycle of murder, paranoia, and strange encounters, as she tries to break the spell and save her loved ones.
  145. Rubber (2010) IMDb:58 SH:80 Horror comedy Director: Quentin Dupieux Plot: A homicidal car tire, discovering it has destructive psionic power, sets its sights on a desert town once a mysterious woman becomes its obsession. As film spectators watch, a killer car tire comes to life in a desert dump site. Flexing its… rubber… and ready to roll, it soon discovers its telekinetic ability to make small animals and people’s heads explode. Lt. Chad hopes to end this movie by fatally poisoning every last spectators, but failing that, the show must go on, and the tire goes on a three-day rampage. With few left alive, a lure is constructed to draw the tire from its motel room, where hopes are to end it and this movie once and for all.
  146. Rubber Johnny (2005) IMDb:74 SH:80 Horror short Director: Chris Cunningham Plot: An experimental music video about a wheelchair-bound boy and morphs and moves to an Aphex Twin song. The experience gets weirder when he takes cocaine and everything gets out of control.
  147. Rubber’s Lover (1996) IMDb:64 SH:60 (Japan) Director: Shozin Fukui Plot: Scientists use a brain-altering drug to conduct experiments, after one such project goes astray, they need to find another test subject in this Japanese splatter-punk film.
  148. The Ruins (2008) IMDb:59 SH:70 Director: Carter Smith Plot: A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist, embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle where something evil lives among the ruins.
  149. Rule Number One (2008) IMDb:64 (Singapore/Hong Kong) Director: Kelvin Tong Plot: Follows the events that occur after a man calls the police to let them know of the mysterious presence in his house.
  150. Run (2012) IMDb:0 SH: Director: Kexin Lu
  151. Rupture (2016) IMDb:48 SH:50 Director: Steven Shainberg
  152. RWD (2015) IMDb:45 SH: Director: Matt Stuertz
  153. Ryeong (2004) IMDb:62 SH:50 Director: Tae-kyeong Kim