Rentals

Halloween

Uncommon terror – and a few laughs – links them, and they show vintage names such as George A. Romero and Hammer Films, alongside perverse visions minted much more recently. Served chilled.

"Death is the basis of all horror," says David Cronenberg, who takes his place in a collection of chillers from around the world.

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The Little StrangerThe Little Stranger

Thriller2018111 minsDirector: Lenny Abrahamson

Lenny Abrahamson (Room, Frank) directs this Gothic mystery, with Domhnall Gleeson as a doctor helping the heir of a haunted stately home (Ruth Wilson).

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The Company of WolvesThe Company of Wolves

Fantasy198495 minsDirector: Neil Jordan

Angela Carter and Neil Jordan's magical, radical take on Little Red Riding Hood.

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NosferatuNosferatu

Horror192289 minsSilentDirector: F.W. Murnau

This influential Dracula adaptation contains some of the most famous images of expressionist film, with a new score by Hammer composer James Bernard.

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A Girl Walks Home Alone at NightA Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Horror2014101 minsDirector: Ana Lily Amirpour

If you only see one Iranian vampire western this year, make sure it’s this one. A female vampire stalks a ghost town in Ana Lily Amirpour’s arresting debut.

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Under the ShadowUnder the Shadow

Horror201684 minsDirector: Babak Anvari

Babak Anvari’s Tehran-set ghost story has been acclaimed as a modern horror masterpiece.

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Green RoomGreen Room

Thriller201595 minsDirector: Jeremy Saulnier

A punk band becomes besieged in the backstage hideaway of a hideous neo-Nazi club, in this gloriously tense shocker from the director of Blue Ruin.

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The Limehouse GolemThe Limehouse Golem

Thriller2016109 minsDirector: Juan Carlos Medina

Bill Nighy plays the arch detective investigating a series of grisly murders around the music halls of Victorian London, in this pungent Gothic mystery.

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CreepCreep

Horror200482 minsDirector: Christopher Smith

The tube will never look the same again after this frenzied chiller about a woman trapped in the London Underground for the night, pursued by twisted killer.

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HeartlessHeartless

Horror2009114 minsDirector: Philip Ridley

Philip Ridley’s stunning comeback film charts a lonely photographer’s battles with demons amid a haunting East London.

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Sicilian Ghost StorySicilian Ghost Story

Drama2017119 minsDirector: Fabio Grassadonia

A gripping real-life story of a Mafia kidnapping in Italy is enthrallingly re-imagined as supernatural fantasy by the directors of the acclaimed Salvo.

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PossessionPossession

Horror1981124 minsDirector: Andrzej Zulawski

Andrzej Zulawski’s out-of-control horror masterpiece is one of cinema’s most bare-souled and open-veined accounts of a broken relationship.

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The Greasy StranglerThe Greasy Strangler

Comedy201693 minsDirector: Jim Hosking

A father-son love triangle unleashes the unstoppable urges of the Greasy Strangler, in this gloriously deranged hybrid of gross-out comedy and gonzo horror.

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Blood on Satan's ClawBlood on Satan's Claw

Horror197096 minsDirector: Piers Haggard

Depraved sexual practices and satanic violence envelop a remote country village in this exciting period horror.

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Witchfinder GeneralWitchfinder General

Horror196887 minsDirector: Michael Reeves

A witchfinder traverses 17th-century England executing those he suspects of witchcraft.

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PsychomaniaPsychomania

Horror197291 minsDirector: Don Sharp

The greatest zombie-biker, toad-worshipping-Satanists horror in British cinema is an undisputed cult classic brimming with exciting action and fantastical mayhem.

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Only Lovers Left AliveOnly Lovers Left Alive

Romance2013123 minsDirector: Jim Jarmusch

Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton star as ageless, blood-drinking lovers in Jim Jarmusch’s clever, funny and sexy vampire tale.

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Let the Right One InLet the Right One In

Horror2008115 minsDirector: Tomas Alfredson

A twelve-year-old boy befriends a mysterious girl with a dark secret, in Tomas Alfredson’s grownup tale of childhood vampirism.

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The ThingThe Thing

Horror1982109 minsDirector: John Carpenter

Twelve men at an Antarctic research station battle a shape-shifting alien that hides in human form, in John Carpenter’s ground-breaking sci-fi horror.

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The Wolf ManThe Wolf Man

Horror194170 minsDirector: George Waggner

Lon Chaney Jr plays his iconic incarnation, in the classic Universal horror with Claude Rains and Bela Lugosi.

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Dracula (1958)Dracula (1958)

Horror195882 minsDirector: Terence Fisher

Hammer's 1958 version of Stoker's Gothic novel was the most exciting to date, boasting lavish costumes and sets, a vibrant score and red, red blood.

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Night of the Living DeadNight of the Living Dead

Horror196896 minsDirector: George A. Romero

Landmark film from 'zombie godfather' Romero, whose makeshift heroes fight for their lives against a new and terrifying enemy.

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SpliceSplice

Horror2010104 minsDirector: Vincenzo Natali

Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley are scientists who create an animal-human hybrid that develops at an alarming rate and soon grows out of control.

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Shaun of the DeadShaun of the Dead

Horror200499 minsDirector: Edgar Wright

The original ‘rom-zom-com’: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are the slacker mates tasked with battling a zombie apocalypse in Crouch End.

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The CottageThe Cottage

Comedy200888 minsDirector: Paul Andrew Williams

Reece Shearsmith and Andy Serkis star in this startling mixture of tense crime thriller and gore-drenched horror comedy.

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SpringSpring

Horror2015110 minsDirector: Aaron Moorhead

An American tourist in Italy falls for a stunning local woman with a dangerous secret, in this startling horror-romance.

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The Strange Colour of Your Body's TearsThe Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears

Horror2013102 minsDirector: Hélène Cattet

Another giallo-inspired exercise in operatic violence from Belgian duo Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani, directors of the acclaimed Amer.

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Sauna the Dead: A Fairy TaleSauna the Dead: A Fairy Tale

Comedy201621 minsDirector: Tom Frederic

A night in a gay sauna turns into a fight for survival. Two men must over-come prejudice and join forces in taking down a horde of towel-wearing zombies.

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The MummyThe Mummy

Horror195988 minsDirector: Terence Fisher

Classic Hammer horror of a reanimated ancient Egyptian mummy, who returns from his tomb to seek vengeance on its desecrators.

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Creature from the Black LagoonCreature from the Black Lagoon

Horror195479 minsDirector: Jack Arnold

Jack Arnold’s monster classic about the discovery of a prehistoric, amphibious Gill-man that takes a shine to a female expeditionary.

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Frankenstein Frankenstein

Horror193170 minsDirector: James Whale

The gothic horror that ushered in a wave of cinematic terror, starring Boris Karloff as the reconstructed monster with a human soul.

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The TransfigurationThe Transfiguration

Horror201697 minsDirector: Michael O’Shea

Milo isn't your usual introverted, strange teenager; he also believes he's a vampire. Michael O'Shea's dark drama presents a transgressive twist on the teen vampire tale.

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AntiviralAntiviral

Horror2012108 minsDirector: Brandon Cronenberg

Body horror and celebrity satire are served ice cold in this extreme offering from Brandon Cronenberg (son of David).

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The UntamedThe Untamed

Horror201698 minsDirector: Amat Escalante

Amat Escalante follows Heli with a boundary-pushing, mind-blowing mix of sex, sci-fi and social drama.

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VideodromeVideodrome

Fantasy198387 minsDirector: David Cronenberg

James Woods and Debbie Harry star in David Cronenberg’s mind-melting sci-fi about media domination.

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RabidRabid

Horror197691 minsDirector: David Cronenberg

David Cronenberg’s classic bloodbath introduces us to a young woman (Marilyn Chambers) who hungers for human flesh after some plastic surgery has gone wrong.

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HushHush

Thriller200888 minsDirector: Mark Tonderai

A tense and terrifying motorway thriller about a man whose girlfriend is kidnapped by a malevolent trucker, directed by former Radio 1 DJ Mark Tonderai.

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PsychoPsycho

Horror1960109 minsDirector: Alfred Hitchcock

Blood! Blood! Hitchcock’s masterpiece was his most successful film; a sensation in its time that continues to terrify.

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The Tell-Tale HeartThe Tell-Tale Heart

Horror193450 minsDirector: Brian Desmond Hurst

A madman harbours murderous thoughts about an old relative with an evil eye in this chilling Edgar Allan Poe adaptation

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Dead of NightDead of Night

Horror194599 minsDirector: Alberto Cavalcanti

A group of guests assembled at a country house swap uncanny and supernatural stories in this classic Ealing chiller from 1945.

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The PassingThe Passing

Drama201589 minsDirector: Gareth Bryn

In Gareth Bryn’s subtle and haunting story of ghosts and lost souls, two young lovers are rescued by a mysterious figure in the Welsh mountains.

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The LighthouseThe Lighthouse

Drama2015102 minsDirector: Chris Crow

Based on a true story, Chris Crow’s atmospheric chamber piece follows the dark and dire fortunes of two men trapped on a lighthouse for months on end.

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The CuredThe Cured

Horror201795 minsDirector: David Freyne

Ellen Page stars in this inventive and surprising post-zombie film from Ireland, in which the rehabilitated undead are transitioned back into society.

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Ghost StoriesGhost Stories

Horror201798 minsDirector: Jeremy Dyson

Being scared has never been this much fun, as Martin Freeman, Andy Nyman and Paul Whitehouse bring the chilling London stage play to the screen.

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PossumPossum

Horror201785 minsDirector: Matthew Holness

"Can you spy him deep within? Little Possum. Black as sin." The reliably deranged Sean Harris is plagued by an evil puppet in this dark, brooding fable from Matthew Holness.

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Countess DraculaCountess Dracula

Horror197094 minsDirector: Peter Sasdy

An ageing countess finds that if she bathes in the blood of virgins her youth is restored.

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Hands of the RipperHands of the Ripper

Horror197185 minsDirector: Peter Sasdy

In Edwardian London, a series of gruesome murders match those of the Whitechapel Ripper, revealing an unlikely suspect.

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The GhoulThe Ghoul

Horror193380 minsDirector: T. Hayes Hunter

The occupants of an old house are menaced by a dead - and very angry - Egyptologist.

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The Man Who Changed His MindThe Man Who Changed His Mind

Horror193663 minsDirector: Robert Stevenson

Boris Karloff stars as Dr. Laurence, a scientist who has devised a way to put one person’s mind into another’s body.

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The ShoutThe Shout

Drama197883 minsDirector: Jerzy Skolimowski

Cannes’ Grand Jury Prize was awarded to this unnerving drama about a man who claims to be able to kill people with a ‘terror shout’ learned from an Aboriginal shaman.

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Vampire CircusVampire Circus

Period drama197194 minsDirector: Robert Young

A dying vampire swears vengeance on the townsfolk who killed him. The promise seems to have been realized when, years later, plague arrives.

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Twins of EvilTwins of Evil

Period drama197187 minsDirector: John Hough

Chilling vampire horror from Hammer in which a pair of innocent twins come under the influence of the evil Count Karnstein.

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The UncannyThe Uncanny

Horror197785 minsDirector: Denis Héroux

An author becomes convinced he's unearthed a feline conspiracy to control mankind.

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The Body BeneathThe Body Beneath

Horror197082 minsDirector: Andy Milligan

Vampires rampage around Hampstead in a strange, bloody cult horror by low-budget sex-gore auteur Andy Milligan.

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The GhoulThe Ghoul

Thriller201682 minsDirector: Gareth Tunley

A British indie crime film of great style and ingenuity, executive produced by Ben Wheatley and starring Tom Meeten and Alice Lowe.

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The Phantom of the Opera (1925)The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Period drama192591 minsSilentDirector: Rupert Julian

'Man of a thousand faces' Lon Chaney stars in the first version of Gaston Leroux's oft-filmed novel.

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Plan 9 from Outer SpacePlan 9 from Outer Space

Horror195878 minsDirector: Edward D. Wood Jr

Notoriously dubbed one of the worst films ever made, this deranged 50s sci-fi remains a hilarious and extraordinary example of outsider cinema.