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Director (feature film)

1.
Scream 4 (2011)
Sidney Prescott returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. Unfortunately, Sidney's appearance also brings about the return of Ghostface, putting the whole town of Woodsboro in danger.
2.
3.
25/8 (2010)
On the day the Riverton Ripper vanished without a trace, seven children were born. Today, they're all turning 16... and turning up dead.
4.
Cursed (2005) as Director
On a moonlit night in Los Angeles, something darting out of the shadows causes siblings Ellie and Jimmy to suddenly swerve their car off the road and plunge into a ravine. They escape with their lives, but are forever changed by the accident. Suddenly, the career driven Ellie and scrawny Jimmy find
5.
Red Eye (2005)
Lisa Reisert hates to fly, but the terror that awaits her on the night flight to Miami has nothing to do with a fear of flying. Upon boarding the plane, Lisa is pleasantly surprised to find that she is seated next to Jackson, the seemingly charming man with whom she had shared a drink--and perhaps even a brief flirtation--in the airport terminal. But moments after takeoff, Jackson drops his facade and menacingly reveals the real reason he's on board: he is an operative in a plot to kill the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security--and Lisa is the key to its success. If she refuses to cooperate, her own father will be killed by an assassin awaiting a call from Jackson. Trapped within the confines of a jet at 30,000 feet, Lisa has nowhere to run and no way to summon help without endangering her father, her fellow passengers and her own life. As the miles tick by, Lisa knows she is running out of time as she desperately looks for a way to thwart her ruthless captor and stop a terrible murder.
6.
Scream 3 (2000) as Director
After surviving numerous attacks by knife-wielding maniacs, Sidney lays low as a telephone crisis counselor in a secluded Northern California compound. Meanwhile, a killer is on the loose on the set of horror movie "Stab 3," a film based on the brutal events of Sidney's life. As the body count rises, Sidney is eventually lured out of hiding and back to Los Angeles to help the police track down the killer.
7.
Music of the Heart (1999) as Director
Based on the true story of Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras and her passion for teaching. A single mother of two young children, whose husband left her for a family friend, leaves the security of her small hometown and moves to East Harlem and begins teaching violin to support her family. She didn't have e
8.
Scream 2 (1997) as Director
Sidney goes to college and is pursued by a serial killer who has been inspired by the original Woodsboro murderers. The first victims are knifed to death at a showing of "Stab," the movie inspired by Gale Weathers' book about the killings. At college, Sidney is studying to become an actress and is dating again when she gets news that there is a copy-cat loose. Sidney is now back in the limelight, pursued by Weathers, the freed Cotton Weary, and supported by former deputy Dewey. All the while, the killer gets closer and closer.
9.
Scream (1996) as Director
Sidney has more than her share of teenage angst to cope with. Her mom was murdered a year ago, her dad is perpetually away on business, and her boyfriend Billy is pressuring her to go all the way. As if that weren't enough, a brilliant serial killer has begun to terrorize Sidney's quiet hometown, including her highschool classmate Casey Becker. With the calculated genius of a perfect predator, the killer is using his love of scary movies to turn the town upside down - taking everything he knows about the genre to trick his victims, outwit the police and throw his pursuers off base. Now, no one is safe - and everyone is a suspect.
10.
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995) as Director
A vampire comes to New York looking for a bride.
11.
Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994) as Director
Following the sixth and final installment in the "Nightmare on Elm Street" series, the evil entity that took the shape of Freddy Krueger is released into the physical world, prompting actress Heather Langenkamp, director Wes Craven and New Line Cinema founder Bob Shaye to perform the heroics necessary to keep Freddy from becoming real in this self-referential thriller.
12.
People Under The Stairs, The (1991) as Director
A bookish and poverty-stricken young boy becomes involved in a scheme in order to pay for his mother's operation but is met with unsuspecting horrors.
13.
Night Visions (1990) as Director
A criminal-psychology grad student with a haunted past and a mysterious array of telepathic multiple personalities is caught up in a serial-killer investigation.
14.
Shocker (1989) as Director
After a mass murderer is electrocuted, his killing rampages continue on a more deadly scale.
15.
Serpent And The Rainbow, The (1988) as Director
A Haitian doctor and a Harvard anthropologist become friends against a backdrop of voodoo culture in pre-revolutionary Haiti.
16.
Deadly Friend (1986) as Director
A lonely teenage genius, with a robot of advanced intelligence and Herculean strength, falls in love with a pretty girl, whose jealous father violently intervenes. When a string of murders take place in town, the frightning truth is uncovered.
17.
Hills Have Eyes Part II, The (1985) as Director
18.
Chiller (1985) as Director
A supernatural suspense drama involving a young man, dead ten years and frozen in cryogenic suspension, who is brought back to life, returned to his family, reinstated to the board of the family-owned company -- all with sinister results. Horror movie veterans, director Wes Craven, writer J.D. Feige
19.
Nightmare On Elm Street, A (1984) as Director
A group of teenagers are terrorized by "Freddy Krueger", an evil being from another world who gets to his victims by entering their dreams and killing them with gloves that have knife blades attached to each finger.
20.
Invitation to Hell (1984) as Director
A space scientist and his wife move to a new community where they are recruited for membership in an exclusive country club by a beautiful seductress with unearthly powers, only to discover that she is the devil herself and the posh surroundings are the gateway to hell. Daytime soap opera star Susan
21.
Swamp Thing (1982) as Director
After a violent incident with a special chemical, a research scientist is turned into a swamp plant monster.
22.
Deadly Blessing (1981) as Director
Martha lives near the headquarters of a religious cult led by a man named Isaiah. Martha's husband had been a member of the cult, and was murdered after he left it. When Martha's friends Vicky and Lana come to live in the area, they begin to have bad dreams and accidents, and before long all three of the women fear for their lives.
23.
Stranger In Our House (1978) as Director
A thriller about a young girl's encounter with witchcraft when a cousin turns up at her house and begins using supernatural powers to dominate the family. Linda Blair once again was the put-upon one in this film originally to have been called "Summer of Fear," the title of the source novel.
24.
Hills Have Eyes, The (1977) as Director
A family going to California accidentally goes through an Air Testing range closed to the public. They crash and are stranded in a desert. They are being stalked by a group of people, which have not emerged into modern times.

Cast (feature film)

25.
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2007)
Chronicles the rise and fall of the Slasher film starting with Halloween in 1978 to current day.
26.
Inside Deep Throat (2005) as Cast
It was a $25,000 movie that became a $600 million phenomenon. It caused and administration to declare war on freedom. It turned buying a ticket into an act of revolution. Generally considered the most profitable motion picture of all time, the 1972 adult film Deep Throat was more than a titillating
27.
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) as (Cameo Apprearance)
Once upon a time in a galaxy very, very close to New Jersey Jay and Silent Bob stumble upon something new called the internet and discover that Miramax is making a movie about their alter-egos, "Bluntman & Chronic." In order to hang onto what tiny crumbs of credibility they have left, the dazed duo
28.
Shadow Zone: The Undead Express (1996) as Counsellor
A young teen named Zach has a rich imagination, which makes him a perfect candidate for the "Shadow Zone," a place where fantasy and reality meet. There, Zach encounters a gang of vampires who plan to prey on New York City.
29.
Fear, The (1995) as Dr Arnold
A psychology student takes his friends to the mountains for a "phobia" weekend where he finds his tests of their fears grows into much more.
30.
Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994) as Himself
Following the sixth and final installment in the "Nightmare on Elm Street" series, the evil entity that took the shape of Freddy Krueger is released into the physical world, prompting actress Heather Langenkamp, director Wes Craven and New Line Cinema founder Bob Shaye to perform the heroics necessary to keep Freddy from becoming real in this self-referential thriller.
31.
John Carpenter Presents Body Bags (1993) as Pasty-Faced Man ("The Gas Station")
A trilogy of segments hosted by John Carpenter, who appears as a coroner guiding viewers through each of the presentations. In "The Gas Station," a college student is stalked by a serial killer while she works at an all-night service station. In "Hair," the attempt of a man to combat his receding ha
32.
Shocker (1989) as Man Neighbor
After a mass murderer is electrocuted, his killing rampages continue on a more deadly scale.

Writer (feature film)

33.
Nightmare on Elm Street, A (2010)
Nancy, Kris, Quentin, Jesse and Dean are all having the same dream of a man with knives for fingers. When one dies a violent death, they realize that what happens in their dreams happens for real, and the only way to stay alive is to stay awake.
34.
35.
25/8 (2010)
On the day the Riverton Ripper vanished without a trace, seven children were born. Today, they're all turning 16... and turning up dead.
36.
Last House on the Left, The (2009)
The night she arrives at the remote Collingwood lakehouse, Mari and her friend are kidnapped by a prison escapee and his crew. Terrified and left for dead, Mari's only hope is to make it back to parents John and Emma. Unfortunately, her attackers unknowingly seek shelter at the one place she could
37.
Hills Have Eyes 2, The (2007)
What started with the Carter family, clearly didn't end with the Carter family. Some time later, as part of a routine mission, a unit of National Guard soldiers stop at a New Mexican outpost only to find the isolated research camp mysteriously deserted. After spotting a distress signal in a distant
38.
Hills Have Eyes 2, The (2007)
What started with the Carter family, clearly didn't end with the Carter family. Some time later, as part of a routine mission, a unit of National Guard soldiers stop at a New Mexican outpost only to find the isolated research camp mysteriously deserted. After spotting a distress signal in a distant
39.
Hills Have Eyes, The (2006)
It's the wedding anniversary of rugged Cleveland police detective "Big Bob" Carter and his chatty wife Ethel and to celebrate, Bob's asked his extended family to cruise to California with them, hoping the joys of the open road might help fuse their frayed connections. No one is particularly happy ab
40.
Pulse (2006)
High speed data transfers, super wide-band, wifi--this is the wireless landscape. Huge volumes of information are traveling through the air. As we continue to explore these frequencies, we expose ourselves to realms we didn't even know existed. We only fear what we can touch, hear, see or taste,
41.
Freddy vs. Jason (2003) as Source Material (From Characters)
Freddy Krueger is in hell--literally. It's been nearly ten years since Krueger invaded peoples' dreams to exact his deadly form of revenge and murder. But now, his memory has been systematically erased by a town determined to put an end to Freddy once and for all. Potential victims have been drugged to prevent them from dreaming, rendering impotent the master of nightmares They've eliminated their fear of Freddy, absolute torture for an egomaniac psychopath who's a legend in his own mind. Like an inmate with a life sentence, Freddy's been reduced to plotting a fantastic revenge that will never happen. Until, that is, Freddy resurrects Jason Voorhees, the equally iconic madman and the perfect means for Freddy to once again instill fear on Elm Street, creating a window of opportunity for him to emerge from his purgatory. Recognizing how easily manipulated Jason is, Freddy tricks Voorhees into journeying to Springwood to start a new reign of terror.
42.
Music of the Heart (1999) as Screenwriter
Based on the true story of Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras and her passion for teaching. A single mother of two young children, whose husband left her for a family friend, leaves the security of her small hometown and moves to East Harlem and begins teaching violin to support her family. She didn't have e
43.
Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994) as Characters As Source Material
Following the sixth and final installment in the "Nightmare on Elm Street" series, the evil entity that took the shape of Freddy Krueger is released into the physical world, prompting actress Heather Langenkamp, director Wes Craven and New Line Cinema founder Bob Shaye to perform the heroics necessary to keep Freddy from becoming real in this self-referential thriller.
44.
Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994) as Screenwriter
Following the sixth and final installment in the "Nightmare on Elm Street" series, the evil entity that took the shape of Freddy Krueger is released into the physical world, prompting actress Heather Langenkamp, director Wes Craven and New Line Cinema founder Bob Shaye to perform the heroics necessary to keep Freddy from becoming real in this self-referential thriller.
45.
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991) as Characters As Source Material
The final installment of the "Nightmare" horror series in which Freddy Krueger, the evil dreamstalker, ultimately dies.
46.
People Under The Stairs, The (1991) as Screenwriter
A bookish and poverty-stricken young boy becomes involved in a scheme in order to pay for his mother's operation but is met with unsuspecting horrors.
47.
Night Visions (1990) as Screenwriter
A criminal-psychology grad student with a haunted past and a mysterious array of telepathic multiple personalities is caught up in a serial-killer investigation.
48.
Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child, A (1989) as Characters As Source Material
Alice is dealing with numerous problems: high school graduation, a long-term relationship, an illegitimate pregnancy, and - of course - Mr. Freddy Krueger. This time, Krueger finds a new point of entry in the persistent dream state of Alice's unborn child, allowing him to taunt Alice even when she's
49.
Shocker (1989) as Screenwriter
After a mass murderer is electrocuted, his killing rampages continue on a more deadly scale.
50.
NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 4, A: THE DREAM MASTER (1988) as Characters As Source Material
Alice from "Nightmare 4" discovers she's pregnant, but fears that the father may be Freddy Krueger.
51.
Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, A (1987) as Characters As Source Material
53.
Flowers in the Attic (1987) as Screenwriter
Victoria Tennant plays a recently widowed mother who appeals to her dying father for aid while her four children are locked in an attic and terrorized by an evil grandmother. Incest, murder, sadomasochism, and religious fanaticism are just a few of the topics touched on in this gothic melodrama based on the popular novel by V. C. Andrews.
55.
Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge, A (1985) as Characters As Source Material
Freddy's back for his first sequel in "A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge" (1985). Robert Englund stars as Freddy Krueger, who still wants revenge five years later. The dream demon is threatening the new teen in town, who lives in the house that belonged to the heroine of the first movie.
56.
Hills Have Eyes Part II, The (1985) as Screenwriter
57.
Nightmare On Elm Street, A (1984) as Screenwriter
A group of teenagers are terrorized by "Freddy Krueger", an evil being from another world who gets to his victims by entering their dreams and killing them with gloves that have knife blades attached to each finger.
58.
Swamp Thing (1982) as Screenwriter
After a violent incident with a special chemical, a research scientist is turned into a swamp plant monster.
59.
Deadly Blessing (1981) as Screenwriter
Martha lives near the headquarters of a religious cult led by a man named Isaiah. Martha's husband had been a member of the cult, and was murdered after he left it. When Martha's friends Vicky and Lana come to live in the area, they begin to have bad dreams and accidents, and before long all three of the women fear for their lives.
60.
Hills Have Eyes, The (1977) as Screenwriter
A family going to California accidentally goes through an Air Testing range closed to the public. They crash and are stranded in a desert. They are being stalked by a group of people, which have not emerged into modern times.

Producer (feature film)

61.
25/8 (2010)
On the day the Riverton Ripper vanished without a trace, seven children were born. Today, they're all turning 16... and turning up dead.
62.
Last House on the Left, The (2009)
The night she arrives at the remote Collingwood lakehouse, Mari and her friend are kidnapped by a prison escapee and his crew. Terrified and left for dead, Mari's only hope is to make it back to parents John and Emma. Unfortunately, her attackers unknowingly seek shelter at the one place she could
63.
Hills Have Eyes 2, The (2007)
What started with the Carter family, clearly didn't end with the Carter family. Some time later, as part of a routine mission, a unit of National Guard soldiers stop at a New Mexican outpost only to find the isolated research camp mysteriously deserted. After spotting a distress signal in a distant
64.
Feast (2006)
A motley crew of strangers find themselves trapped in an isolated tavern and must band together in a battle for survival against a family of flesh-hungry creatures.
65.
Breed, The (2006)
A group of friends go on a weekend getaway to an eccentric Uncle's private island. When they arrive and find the Uncle missing, they encounter the island's other inhabitants--dogs. Dozens of them, roaming the wild in feral packs. The group soon discovers that the canines possess a scary, almost preternatural intelligenc--and a ferocious appetite to match.
66.
Hills Have Eyes, The (2006)
It's the wedding anniversary of rugged Cleveland police detective "Big Bob" Carter and his chatty wife Ethel and to celebrate, Bob's asked his extended family to cruise to California with them, hoping the joys of the open road might help fuse their frayed connections. No one is particularly happy ab
67.
They Shoot Divas, Don't They? (2002) as Executive Producer
Thriller about a powerful rock star and her invaluable young girl Friday - a psycho who's bent on avenging her own twisted and troubled past.
68.
Dracula 2000 (2000) as Executive Producer
In this update of the vampire classic, the fate of the world is in jeopardy when a group of immortality seekers steal the corpse of Dracula and only the last of the Van Helsings can stop them.
69.
Dracula 2000 (2000) as Producer ("Presents")
In this update of the vampire classic, the fate of the world is in jeopardy when a group of immortality seekers steal the corpse of Dracula and only the last of the Van Helsings can stop them.
70.
Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies (1999) as Executive Producer
After a shoot-out in an art museum frees the evil genie Djinn from his red crystal prison, he changes into human form and gets sent to jail. Needing souls so he can inherit the Earth, the Djinn starts granting wishes to inmates--and then stealing their souls. It's up to one remorseful convict and he
71.
Wes Craven Presents: Don't Look Down (1998) as Executive Producer
Carla Engels witnesses the death of her sister Rachel, when Rachel falls from a cliff as they are hiking in canyon country. Afterwards, Carla is frequently haunted by visions of plummeting from a great height. Carla's husband Mark fears that she is becoming suicidal and contacts Dr. Paul Sadowski, a
72.
Carnival of Souls (1998) as Executive Producer
A church organist battles demons and delusions after a car accident.
73.
Carnival of Souls (1998) as Presenter
A church organist battles demons and delusions after a car accident.
74.
Wes Craven Presents Wishmaster (1997) as Executive Producer
Trapped inside an enchanted opal since 12th-century Persia, an ancient evil known as the Djinn grants a person a secret wish in exchange for his soul. When the djinn is accidentally released from his prison, he seeks out Alexandra, the woman he holds responsible for his freedom, and grants her three
75.
Wes Craven Presents Mind Ripper (1995) as Executive Producer
A suicidal worker is brought back to life and is transformed into a monster by a brilliant scientist.
76.
Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994) as Executive Producer
Following the sixth and final installment in the "Nightmare on Elm Street" series, the evil entity that took the shape of Freddy Krueger is released into the physical world, prompting actress Heather Langenkamp, director Wes Craven and New Line Cinema founder Bob Shaye to perform the heroics necessary to keep Freddy from becoming real in this self-referential thriller.
77.
People Under The Stairs, The (1991) as Executive Producer
A bookish and poverty-stricken young boy becomes involved in a scheme in order to pay for his mother's operation but is met with unsuspecting horrors.
78.
Night Visions (1990) as Executive Producer
A criminal-psychology grad student with a haunted past and a mysterious array of telepathic multiple personalities is caught up in a serial-killer investigation.
79.
Shocker (1989) as Executive Producer
After a mass murderer is electrocuted, his killing rampages continue on a more deadly scale.
80.
Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, A (1987) as Executive Producer
81.
Together (1971) as Assistant Producer

Editing (feature film)

82.
Hills Have Eyes, The (1977) as Editor
A family going to California accidentally goes through an Air Testing range closed to the public. They crash and are stranded in a desert. They are being stalked by a group of people, which have not emerged into modern times.
83.
It Happened in Hollywood (1972) as Editor
A young woman decides to become a porn star.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

84.
Bloodfist II (1990) as Advisor
After flying to the Philippines to track down a missing buddy, retired kickboxer Jake Raye is promptly kidnapped by an evil druglord and forced to participate in a gladitorial contest against the aforementioned friend.

Director (special)

85.
Casebusters (1986) as Director
Two young amateur sleuths place their grandfather's security service in jeopardy when they join forces with a cocky teenaged burglar to try to foil a million-dollar crime.

Cast (special)

86.
Scream: The E! True Hollywood Story (2001) as Interviewee
Special profiles the 1996 horror film "Scream," following the film's progression from screenplay to theatrical release.
87.
Intimate Portrait: Linda Blair (2001) as Interviewee
Portrait of actress Linda Blair.
88.
Tales of Edgar Allen Poe (2001)
Special that explores four of Edgar Allen Poe's most terrifying tales of horror: "The Pit and the Pendulum," "Fall of the House of Usher," "Ligeia" and "Tell Tale Heart." Interwoven through the stories is the real-life story of author Edgar Allen Poe.
89.
American Nightmare, The (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary exploring American independent horror films. Features interviews with five of the masters of the horror genre - George Romero, John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, Wes Craven and David Cronenberg - who incorporate social commentary into sordid tales of terror. Utilizing film clips and interviews
90.
Dial H For Hitchcock: The Genius Behind the Showman (1999) as Interviewee
Documentary special that celebrates director Alfred Hitchcock on the occasion of what would have been his 100th birthday. The program includes clips from Hitchcock's films and television series, as well as footage of his never completed thriller "Kaleidoscope."
91.
Hometown Heroes (1998) as Interviewee
An annual one-hour television special recognizing individuals doing heroic things for kids in our hometowns.
92.
Halloween Homes (1998)
"Scream" director Wes Craven, "Psycho" actress Janet Leigh, mistress of darkness Elvira, Goosebump's author R.L. Stine and "Crypt Keeper" John Kassir open their homes to host Nancy Glass. Also features a look at the Philadelphia home which once belonged to author Edgar Allan Poe.
93.
Anatomy of Horror (1995) as Interviewee
Documentary exploring the history of horror films. Includes interviews with horror directors, actors and experts, as well as clips from past and upcoming horror releases.
94.
Halloween! (1994)
Special presenting five accounts of people who have explored the dark side of Halloween -- from encounters with ghosts to voodoo.
95.
Fear in the Dark (1991)
A special focusing on the history and appeal of the horror genre. Included are film footage and interviews with horror filmmakers and novelists.

Producer (special)

96.
Horror Hall of Fame II, The (1991) as The Horror Hall Of Fame Board Of Directors
The second annual presentation honoring the best horror films, television shows, actors, producers and special-effects designers.

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