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The 13th Annual "October Horror Movie Challenge": Battle of the Boxsets


OCTOBER HORROR MOVIE CHALLENGE LISTS:  2016 · 2015 · 2014 · 2013 · 2012 · 2008 · 2007 · 2006

001 · SEP 30 · Godzilla (1954) · Blu-ray
002 · SEP 30 · The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976) · OTA · ☼
003 · SEP 30 · Cronos (1993) · Streaming · ☼
004 · OCT 01 · The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) · DVD
005 · OCT 01 · Poltergeist (1982) · DVD
006 · OCT 01 · The Funhouse · DVD
007 · OCT 01 · Lifeforce (Extended Cut) · DVD
008 · OCT 01 · Invaders from Mars (1986) · DVD
009 · OCT 02 · C.H.U.D. · DVD
010 · OCT 02 · Class of Nuke 'Em High · Blu-ray
011 · OCT 03 · Hands of the Ripper · OTA · ☼
012 · OCT 03 · Child's Play · Blu-ray
013 · OCT 03 · Psycho (1960) · Blu-ray
014 · OCT 04 · Mad Monster Party? · DVD
015 · OCT 05 · The Curse of the Cat People · OTA · WILDCARD · ☼
016 · OCT 05 · The Curse of the Werewolf · Blu-ray
017 · OCT 06 · The Woods · OTA · ☼
018 · OCT 06 · Krampus · Blu-ray
019 · OCT 07 · Drag Me to Hell · Blu-ray
020 · OCT 07 · Legacy of Blood · OTA · ☼
021 · OCT 07 · The Evictors · OTA · ☼
022 · OCT 07 · Duel (1971) · OTA · WILDCARD
023 · OCT 08 · Warm Bodies · Blu-ray · ☼
024 · OCT 08 · Dawn of the Dead (2004) · DVD
025 · OCT 09 · Burnt Offerings · OTA · ☼
026 · OCT 09 · Critters 3 · DVD
027 · OCT 09 · Child's Play 2 · Blu-ray · ☼
028 · OCT 09 · Near Dark · DVD
029 · OCT 10 · Cat People (1942) · OTA · ☼
030 · OCT 10 · Frankenstein Created Woman · Blu-ray
031 · OCT 11 · The Skull · Blu-ray · ☼
032 · OCT 12 · The Black Sleep · OTA · ☼
033 · OCT 12 · Bubba Ho-Tep · Streaming · ☼
034 · OCT 13 · Friday the 13th Part 2 · Blu-ray
035 · OCT 14 · Queen of Blood · OTA · ☼
036 · OCT 14 · Sleepaway Camp · Blu-ray
037 · OCT 14 · Re-Animator · DVD
038 · OCT 14 · Bride of Re-Animator (Unrated) · Blu-ray · ☼
039 · OCT 15 · Twice-Told Tales · Blu-ray · ☼
040 · OCT 15 · Black Sabbath · Blu-ray · ☼
041 · OCT 15 · Tales of Terror · Blu-ray · ☼
042 · OCT 16 · Child's Play 3 · Blu-ray · ☼
043 · OCT 16 · Bride of Chucky · Blu-ray · ☼
044 · OCT 16 · The Invisible Man (1933) · Blu-ray
045 · OCT 16 · The Brain That Wouldn't Die · Streaming
046 · OCT 17 · House on Haunted Hill (1959) · Blu-ray
047 · OCT 17 · The Tomb of Ligeia · Blu-ray
048 · OCT 17 · Deadly Friend · DVD
049 · OCT 17 · Pinocchio's Revenge · DVD
050 · OCT 17 · Piranha (1978) · Blu-ray
051 · OCT 17 · Species III · DVD
052 · OCT 17 · The Terror · DVD
053 · OCT 18 · Seed of Chucky · Blu-ray · ☼
054 · OCT 18 · The Fly (1986) · Blu-ray · ☼
053 · OCT 18 · Phantasm · Blu-ray

31 FILM SUBSET
Spoiler:
[X] 09/30: group vote - Cronos (1993)
--- 11/01: group vote - Arachnophobia (1990)
--- xx/xx: wildcard - any horror theatrical showing (2017)

--- 10/01: Dick Laurent - The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
[X] 10/02: shellebelle - C.H.U.D (1984)
--- 10/03: ororama - Amer (2009)
[X] 10/04: clckworang - Mad Monster Party? (1967)
--- 10/05: Darkgod - Bad Moon (1996)
--- 10/06: hbsvb - Candyman (1992)
--- 10/07: Gobear - The Void (2016)
--- 10/08: arw6040 - Train to Busan (2016)
--- 10/09: jacob_b - Raw (2016)
--- 10/10: nezumi - Yongary, Monster from the Deep (1967) Highway to Hell (1992)
--- 10/11: rbrown498 - The Screaming Skull (1958)
[X] 10/12: Trevor - Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)
[X] 10/13: tarfrimmer - Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
--- 10/14: Chad - One Dark Night (1982)
--- 10/15: Mondo Kane - Tales of Halloween (2015)
--- 10/16: Bladz - Martyrs (2008)
--- 10/17: mallratcal - Pin (1988)
--- 10/18: numbercrunch - Seeding of a Ghost [Zhong gui] (1983)
--- 10/19: pacaway - Under the Shadow (2016)
--- 10/20: Shack - Ganja & Hess (1973)
--- 10/21: The Man with the Golden Doujinshi - Day of the Dead (1985)
--- 10/22: Undeadcow - +1 (2013)
--- 10/23: TheBigDave - Dolls (1987)
--- 10/24: alyxstarr - Alucarda (1977)
--- 10/25: WillieMLF - Hobgoblins (1988)
--- 10/26: PCBreakdown - The Crazies (1973)
--- 10/27: DaveyJoe - Messiah of Evil (1973)
--- 10/28: SethDLH - The Initiation (1984)
--- 10/29: Darth Maher - The Fog (1980)
--- 10/30: SterlingBen - Witchtrap (1989)
--- 10/31: cwileyy - Ghostwatch (1992)
THEME NIGHTS
Spoiler:
[X] 10/01: Farewell Texas Gentleman Who Took the Chainsaw That Extra Mile, You Directed Poltergeist; We Know Your Style! - R.I.P. Tobe Hooper - The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974); Poltergeist (1982); The Funhouse; Lifeforce (Extended Cut); Invaders from Mars (1986)
[X] 10/02: Radioactive Materials Produced from Industrial Waste, These Slimy Carcinogenic Poisons Will Give You Superpowers to Fly to Outer Space! - Slime, Goo & Toxic Waste Horror - C.H.U.D.; Class of Nuke 'Em High
[X] 10/03: It Slices! It Dices! It Circumcises! - Slashers/ Giallos / Serial Killers - Hands of the Ripper; Child's Play; Psycho (1960)
[X] 10/04: Produced Carefully One Frame At a Time, These Two-Dimensional Abominations Are Nightmare-Fueled Versions of Modern Day Pantomime. - Animated Horror - Mad Monster Party?
[X] 10/05: Straitjackets Unhinged; Crazies On the Fringe! Holy Crap, It's Societal Collapse! - Werewolves / Were-Creatures On A Full Moon - The Curse of the Werewolf
[X] 10/06: Enchanted Forests, Men with Hooks for Hands, A Ghostly Woman Residing in the Mirror ...It All Goes Hand In Hand. - Folklore, Urban Legends & Fairy Tale Horror - Krampus
[X] 10/07: Mindfuckery of Lynchian Dream Logic Style with Hallucinogenic Head Trips that Beguile - Nightmares & Dreamscapes / Hallucinations & Drug Trips - Drag Me to Hell
[X] 10/08: Viruses! Plagues! Outbreaks! Walking Corpses that are Undead! Call In the Military; Shoot 'Em in the Head! - Zombies - Warm Bodies; Dawn of the Dead (2004)
[X] 10/09: From Scream Queens to the Final Girl, These Deadly Women Will Make Your Nightmares Unfurl! - Day of the Woman: Female Directed Horror Films - Critters 3; Near Dark
[X] 10/10: Chronological Horror Years Faceoff - Chapter 5 - 1967 (Gold) Vs. 1992 (Silver) : It Survived - Frankenstein Created Woman
[X] 10/11: Dusty Decaying Bones in Rat-Infested Paris Catacombs - Skull & Bones - The Skull
[X] 10/12: Some Poor Sap in the Museum's Egyptian Wing is Lying Dead ...Never Remove the Cursed Sarcophagus Amulet From the Mummy's Ancient Rotting Head. - Mummies - Bubba Ho-Tep
[X] 10/13: It's That Annual Event At Camp Crystal Lake When Teens Get a Little Perverse ...Meanwhile Crazy Ralph Politely Reminds Everyone You're All Doomed; There's a Death Curse! - Unlucky Charms - A Celebration of Friday the 13th: Black Cats / Broken Mirrors / Ladders / F13 Films - Friday the 13th Part 2
[X] 10/14: Intestinal Annihilation with a Little Arterial Spray, Add Some Gory Depravity & Blood Spatter... It's All In a Day! - Splatter / Gore - Sleepway Camp; Re-Animator; Bride of Re-Animator
[X] 10/15: Once, Twice, Three Times the Lacerations - Horror Anthologies - Twice-Told Tales; Black Sabbath
[X] 10/16: Print Media is Slowly Decaying. Two of the Big Dogs Unfortunately Won't Be Staying. - R.I.P. Fangoria / Video Watchdog - Bride of Chucky; The Invisible Man (1933)
[X] 10/17: Friends, Frenemies or Just a Figment of the Imagination; That's a Friendship Crapshoot Gambling with Your Eradication! - Friends 'till the End: The Good, The Bad & The Imaginary - Deadly Friend; Pinocchio's Revenge
--- 10/18: Expectant Mothers Carrying the Antichrist; Their Freakishly Mutated Offspring Presumably Won't Play Nice! - Pregnancy Horror -
--- 10/19: Ectoplasmic Entities Materializing at Night. Strong Yet Suspenseful Emotional Frights. Summoning the Dead by Candlelight. - Supernatural / Quiet/Soft / Seances -
--- 10/20: Bela's Blood Sucking Bloodbath Birthday Bash Bonanza Extravaganza! - Vampires -
--- 10/21: R.I.P. VCR: You're Officially Belated, But Your Kick-Ass VHS Video Cover Art Will Never Be Outdated! - 1980s Video Companies Spotlight: Media Home Entertainment / Video Stores -
--- 10/22: Manufactured Tulpas from Unearthly Dimensions Or Maybe Evil Twin Siblings Just Hanging At Local Horror Conventions? - Evil Twins & Doppelgangers -
--- 10/23: Tonight's Forecast Calls for a 100% Chance of Unadulterated Fright! - It Was a Dark and Stormy Night... -
--- 10/24: Now Boarding: Your Ticket to Sun-Drenched Terror! - Coffin Joe's Caribbean, Mexican & Central/South American Cruise to Port Oblivion Featuring Hispanic Icons -
--- 10/25: The Shittiest, Cheapest Movies Mankind Ever Sprung; Some So Bad, They're Good ...Others are Killer Tongue! - IMDB Lowest Rated Horror -
--- 10/26: Goodbye Godfather of the Modern Living Dead & Social Commentary Guru of What Needed to Be Said. - R.I.P. George A. Romero -
--- 10/27: Hello Friends, Welcome to the 100th Anniversary of Antonio Bay! We're Murderous Ghost Mariners from A Leper Colony ...Yeah, We Can't Stay! - Small Town Horrors -
--- 10/28: Binge-Watch Parties From Beyond the Grave & Benighted. Beware! There's a Catch; Pray You're Not Invited! - Mass Marathon of the Damned 8: Horror Parties -
--- 10/29: Electronically Produced Via Keyboard from the Bowels of Hell... This Retro Futuristic Music from Beyond Is the Proverbial Death Knell. - The Synth of Fear -
--- 10/30: Evil Witches Cast Their Spell, Runaway or Discover the Demon-Infested Layers of Hell! - Devil's Night Debauchery: Demonic Possession / Satanic / Witchcraft / Hell -
--- 10/31: Halloween Evokes the Spirits of the Dead, Tread Lightly or Experience a Decapitated Head! - All Hallows Eve Horrifically Hideous Hellfest / Samhain: An Evening of Celtic Horror -
CHECKLIST
Spoiler:
Select 10 actors:
--- Kevin Bacon -
--- Tobin Bell -
--- Michael Biehn -
--- Doug Bradley -
--- Veronica Cartwright -
[X] Peter Cushing - The Skull
--- Jocelin Donahue -
[X] Brad Dourif - Child's Play 2
--- Ethan Embry -
[X] Boris Karloff - Black Sabbath
--- Brea Grant -
--- Kane Hodder -
--- Elizabeth Kaitan -
[X] Bela Lugosi - The Black Sleep
--- Christopher Lee -
--- Rose McGowan -
--- R.A. Mihailoff -
--- Dina Myer -
--- Meg Tilly -
--- Mary Elizabeth Winstead -

Select 5 recently deceased actors -or- directors
--- Don Calfa -
--- John Vulich -
--- Ted V. Mikels -
--- John Zacherle -
--- William Peter Blatty -
--- Carrie Fisher -
--- Miguel Ferrer -
--- John Hurt -
[X] Bill Paxton - Near Dark
--- Robert Day -
--- Alessandro Alessandroni -
[X] Michael Parks - The Evictors
--- Adam West -
--- George A. Romero -
--- John Heard -
--- Sam Shepard -
--- Robert Hardy -
--- Haruo Nakajima -
[X] Sonny Landham - Poltergeist (1982)
[X] Jay Thomas - C.H.U.D.
[X] Tobe Hooper - The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
--- Martin Landau -
--- Harry Dean Stanton -
--- Bernie Casey -

Select 2 film composers:
--- Antón García Abril -
--- John Carpenter -
--- Daniel Licht -
--- Harry Manfredini -

Select 5 directors:
--- Dario Argento -
--- Don Coscarelli -
--- David DeCoteau -
--- Mike Flanagan -
[X] Tom Holland - Child's Play
--- Mary Lambert -
--- Jean Rollin -
[X] Steve Miner - Friday the 13th Part 2
--- James Wan -
--- Adam Wingard -

Select 2 makeup effects artists:
[X] Patrick Baxter - Dawn of the Dead (2004)
[X] Jason Collins - Bubba Ho-Tep
--- Mark Shostrom -
--- Bud Westmore -

Select 2 producers:
--- Bradley Fuller -
--- Dino De Laurentiis -
--- Roy Lee -
[X] Lloyd Kaufman - Class of Nuke 'Em High

Select 2 writers:
--- Jaume Balagueró -
[X] Robert Bloch - Psycho (1960)
--- Jack Ketchum -
[X] H.P. Lovecraft - Re-Animator

Select 30 of the following sub-genres / types:
--- *3-D Film -
--- Agoraphobia -
[X] Anthology Film - Tales of Terror
--- Appears on BFI's 100 European Horror Films List -
[X] Appears on Video Nasties List - The Funhouse
[X] Based on a True Story - The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
[X]
Based on a Novel Based on a Novel
- Burnt Offerings
---
Cannibalism Cannibalism
-
[X] Cinema Inspired By: Edgar Allan Poe - The Tomb of Ligeia
[X] Cinematic Titanic / Horror Host / MST3K / RiffTrax - Duel (1971)
[X] Classic Universal Monsters Movie - The Invisible Man (1935)
[X]
Comedy / Spoof Comedy / Spoof
- Mad Monster Party?
[X] Criterion / Masters of Cinema Version Film - Godzilla (1954)
[X] Death by: Fire - Lifeforce (Extended Cut)
--- Distributor / Studio: Vinegar Syndrome -
--- Documentary -
[X] Extraterrestrial / Takes Place in Space - Queen of Blood
--- Film From Someone Else's List You've Never Seen -
[X] Film From TCM's October Schedule - Cat People (1942)
--- From a Basis Gogos Painting -
--- Found Footage -
--- Frankenstein -
[X] Ghost / Haunting - The Curse of the Cat People
--- Giallo -
--- K-Horror -
--- Killer / Evil Animal -
--- Killer / Evil Child -
[X] Killer / Evil Doll - Child's Play 3
--- Made-for-TV Movie -
[X] Monster / Creature Feature / Godzilla - Critters 3
--- Mummy -
--- Musical / Rock ‘n Roll Horror
--- Nation of Origin: China -
--- Nazi -
--- Psychological -
[X]
Rape / Revenge Rape / Revenge
- Frankenstein Created Woman
[X] Slasher / Psycho / Homicidal Maniac - Bride of Chucky
[X] Takes Place on a Holiday - Krampus
--- Takes Place on or Under the Sea -
[X] Three Installments in a Franchise - Sleepaway Camp
--- Vampire -
[X] Werewolf - The Curse of the Werewolf
[X] Witchcraft / Satanic / Religious - The Woods
--- With Commentary -
--- With Two or More Horror Legends -
[X] Zombie - Warm Bodies

Watch 1 w/commentary from the "Masters of Commentary":
--- Joe Bob Briggs -
--- John Carpenter -
--- Larry Cohen -
[X] Joe Dante - Piranha (1978)
--- Tim Lucas -
--- Guillermo del Toro -
--- David del Valle -

Watch films in at least three formats:
[X] First format, (insert format), (insert title). Streaming; The Brain That Wouldn't Die
--- Second format, (insert format), (insert title).
--- Third format, (insert format), (insert title).

Watch films in at least three languages:
[X] First language, (insert language), (insert title). Spanish; Cronos (1993)
--- Second language, (insert language), (insert title).
--- Third language, (insert language), (insert title).

Watch 3 films that you've never seen before that:
--- Stars a Barbara (Steele, Crampton, Hershey, Shelley) -
[X] Features music by Richard Band - Bride of Re-Animator (Unrated)
--- Was made in the 1950s -
[X] Features a Disembodied / Possessed Hand - Twice-Told Tales
--- Was written by Jimmy Sangster -
--- Features a solar eclipse -
--- Has the words "It" in the title -
--- Was directed by David Cronenberg -
--- Stars Michelle Bauer -
[X] Takes place at a cemetery - Legacy of Blood
--- Features an actor who played Michael Myers, Jason, Freddy, Pinhead, or another pop culture horror killer in a different role -

Select 8 decades of film history:
---
1890 1890
-
---
1900 1900
-
---
1910 1910
-
---
1920 1920
-
---
1930 1930
-
---
1940 1940
-
---
1950 1950
-
---
1960 1960
-
[X]
1970 1970
- Hands of the Ripper
[X]
1980 1980
- Invaders from Mars (1986)
[X]
1990 1990
- Pinocchio's Revenge
---
2000 2000
-
---
2010 2010
-

Select 1 from the "Chronological Horror Years Faceoff":
--- 1942 (75th) -
--- 1967 (50th) -
--- 1992 (25th) –

Select 2 from the following anniversaries:
--- 100th Birthday of Santos -
--- 15th Anniversary of The Rondo Hatton Awards -
--- 20th Anniversary of Buffy the Vampire Slayer -
[X] 25th Anniversary of The Sci-Fi/SyFy Channel - Species III

Select 4 ratings:
--- G -
[X] PG - The Terror
[X] PG-13 - Drag Me to Hell
[X] R - Deadly Friend
--- NC-17 -
--- X -
[X] Unrated - House on Haunted Hill (1959)
--- M -
--- GP -

Attend a live event (convention, play, haunted house, ghost tour, etc.)
--- (insert event). OPTIONAL

Venture Into the Literary World:
--- Read a Horror Novel or Novella (insert title). OPTIONAL
--- Read a Horror Comic Book or Graphic Novel (insert title). OPTIONAL
--- Read a Horror Magazine (insert title). OPTIONAL

* = CAN ALSO BE VIEWED IN 2D.

IMDB ADVANCED TITLE SEARCH

One film could fill multiple items.
Example: Dracula would fill one for decade, rating, actor, vampire, based on novel, and maybe others as well.
Use a * to mark first time viewings.
Change "---" to "-X-" or some similar mark when you have completed that line item.
LIST STATISTICS
Spoiler:
October Horror Movie Challenge XII Results
Total: 108
FTV: 58 (53%)
Challenges: 8
Formats Viewed - BD: 41; DVD: 45; Streaming: 15; OTA: 7
Decades Viewed - 2010: 7; 2000: 7; 1990: 8; 1980: 30; 1970: 19; 1960: 20; 1950:6 ; 1940: 1; 1930:7 ; 1920: 3
Time viewed: 161H 56M

October Horror Movie Challenge XI Results
Total: 86
FTV: 49 (57%)
Challenges: 7
Formats Viewed - BD: 42; DVD: 41; Streaming: 2; OTA: 2
Decades Viewed - 2010: 5; 2000: 8; 1990: 8; 1980: 16; 1970: 19; 1960: 15; 1950: 4; 1940: 4; 1930: 6; 1920: 2
Time viewed: 129H 54M

October Horror Movie Challenge X Results
Total: 113 (Goal: 100)
FTV: 39 (35%)
Challenges: 6
Formats Viewed - BD: 31; DVD: 68; Streaming: 8; VHS: 3; OTA: 4
Decades Viewed - 2010: 1; 2000: 18; 1990: 16; 1980: 48; 1970: 18; 1960: 7; 1950: 3; 1940: 3; 1930: 1
Time viewed: 181H 17M

October Horror Movie Challenge IX Results
FTV: 29 (78%) Individual Entries FTV: 35
Formats Viewed - BD: 20, DVD: 23
Last Year's Total: 21 (FTV: 8, 38%) (Formats Viewed - DVD: 18, BD: 3) (Decades Viewed - 1970: 3, 1980: 5, 1990: 2, 2000: 11) (Total Time Viewed: 34H 13M)
2008: 13 (FTV: 4)
2007: 47
☼ = FIRST TIME VIEWING
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