Rentals

Horror

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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Late Night with the DevilLate Night with the Devil

Horror202393 minsDirector: Colin Cairnes and Cameron Cairnes

Like Ghostwatch reimagined as a cheesy 1970s chat show, this deviously clever found-footage horror has scares to spare.

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The Wicker ManThe Wicker Man

Horror197388 minsDirector: Robin Hardy

Christopher Lee and Edward Woodward star in the folk horror classic about a policemen investigating an island given over to paganism.

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Saint MaudSaint Maud

Drama201981 minsDirector: Rose Glass

A mysterious nurse becomes dangerously obsessed with saving the soul of her dying patient in director Rose Glass’ divine debut.

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Out of DarknessOut of Darkness

Horror202487 minsDirector: Andrew Cumming

Bringing a whole new meaning to the term ‘period film’, Andrew Cumming’s Palaeolithic horror movie is a true original.

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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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CensorCensor

Horror202184 minsDirector: Prano Bailey-Bond

A video nasties film censor becomes absorbed in her work in Prano Bailey-Bond's brilliantly adventurous first feature.

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A BanquetA Banquet

Horror202197 minsDirector: Ruth Paxton

A young woman undergoes a disturbing transformation in Ruth Paxton’s extraordinary psychological horror tale.

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Vampire CircusVampire Circus

Period drama197294 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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PossessorPossessor

Horror2020104 minsDirector: Brandon Cronenberg

In the near future, a cool and ruthless assassin who uses other people’s bodies to carry out execution-style killings comes unstuck when her latest vehicle resists.

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CreepCreep

Horror200582 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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A Ghost StoryA Ghost Story

Drama201792 minsDirector: David Lowery

David Lowery's haunting exploration of love and loss, with Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck is a high-point of recent independent American cinema.

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The DevilsThe Devils

Drama1972107 minsDirector: Ken Russell

Ken Russell’s bold account of religious hysteria, political persecution and the corrupt marriage of church and state.

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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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PsychomaniaPsychomania

Horror197391 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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The ShiningThe Shining

Horror1980144 minsDirector: Stanley Kubrick

Jack Nicholson revels in his terrifying performance as Jack Torrance, the would-be writer who becomes the minotaur trapped in Kubrick’s supernatural maze.

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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 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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HostHost

Horror202066 minsDirector: Rob Savage

The lockdown horror sensation from British director Rob Savage follows six friends who disturb a malevolent spirit during a Zoom séance.

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The Cannibal ClubThe Cannibal Club

Comedy201881 minsDirector: Guto Parente

The wealthy elite feed off the lower classes in a deliciously twisted Brazilian social satire that’s definitely not for the squeamish.

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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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RelicRelic

Horror202090 minsDirector: Natalie Erika James

Three generations of women are plagued by a supernatural presence in one of the year’s most terrifying films.

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The Limehouse GolemThe Limehouse Golem

Thriller2017109 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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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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Sicilian Ghost StorySicilian Ghost Story

Drama2017119 minsDirector: Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza

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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HeartlessHeartless

Horror2010114 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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Witchfinder GeneralWitchfinder General

Horror196887 minsDirector: Michael Reeves

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

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Only Lovers Left AliveOnly Lovers Left Alive

Romance2014123 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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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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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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SpringSpring

Horror2015110 minsDirector: Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson

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 and Bruno Forzani

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

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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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Hounds of LoveHounds of Love

Horror2016108 minsDirector: Ben Young

A young woman tries to escape her sadistic kidnappers, in this bold and brutal Australian thriller.

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SynchronicSynchronic

Science Fiction2019102 minsDirector: Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead

Anthony Mackie and Jamie Dornan star as a pair of New Orleans paramedics who encounter a series of bizarre deaths linked to a new designer drug with otherworldly effects.

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HushHush

Thriller200988 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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The ExorcistThe Exorcist

Horror1973122 minsDirector: William Friedkin

An electrifying story of demonic possession.

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DeerskinDeerskin

Drama201976 minsDirector: Quentin Dupieux

One man’s love for his designer jacket escalates to dangerous heights in what might just be the strangest serial killer film ever made.

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The PassingThe Passing

Drama201689 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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Kill ListKill List

Crime201192 minsDirector: Ben Wheatley

Ben Wheatley’s ultra-violent second feature, invoking both The Wicker Man and Apocalypse Now.

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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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Under the SkinUnder the Skin

Horror2014108 minsDirector: Jonathan Glazer

An alien Scarlett Johansson prowls the streets of Glasgow in Jonathan Glazer’s astonishing, mind-bending mixture of existential sci-fi and inner-city realism.

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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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PossumPossum

Horror201885 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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The CuredThe Cured

Drama201895 minsDirector: David Freyne

Elliot 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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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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Ghost StoriesGhost Stories

Horror201898 minsDirector: Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman

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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Dellamorte DellamoreDellamorte Dellamore

Horror1993103 minsDirector: Michele Soavi

Michele Soavi’s compelling concoction of anarchic Evil Dead-style horror-comedy, tragic romance and gore.

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Dead of NightDead of Night

Anthology194599 minsDirector: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden and Robert Hamer

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 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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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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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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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 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 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.