Regular readers of Horror Freak News know we’re huge fans of the videos produced by our friends at Grunge, especially when they deal with horror movies. The YouTube channel seems to be focused on lesser-known horror movies, which is right up our alley. A couple days ago, we shared their list the darkest movies on Netflix nobody talks about. Today, we’re keeping with the same theme.
Check out Lost Horror Movies Nobody Talks About Anymore for a list retrospective of 6 forgotten gems. After giving it a spin, let us know what you think in the Comments section! Are you already familiar with this “lost” horror movies? What are some other lost horror films that deserve a resurrection?
If you can’t stream, the lost horror movies nobody’s talking about are listed below the video, along with trailers and synopses. Enjoy!
Official Synopsis: Nowadays, getting your paws on even the most obscure horror flick is as easy as booting up your computer and searching the web. But back in the days of analog TVs and VCRs, gorehounds of discerning taste weren’t so lucky. In other words: when a horror movie up and vanished, it was all but gone for good. Hope you didn’t plan on sleeping tonight, because these are some of the most obscure horror films lost to time, and they’re so underrated, it’s scary…
The Keep (1983)
Official Synopsis: Nazi troops in World War II Romania awaken a supernatural evil when they set up camp in an ancient stone fortress.
Hospital Massacre aka X-Ray (1981)
Official Synopsis: Mad Harold searches a hospital to find the patient (Barbi Benton) who refused to be his valentine 19 years before.
The Beast Within (1982)
Official Synopsis: Driving near a small Mississippi town in 1964, newlyweds Eli (Ronny Cox) and Caroline (Bibi Besch) experience car trouble. When Eli goes off to look for help, Caroline gets raped and is made pregnant by a horrible creature. Years later the child, now teenager Michael (Paul Clemens), finds himself undergoing an inexplicable physical change that compels him to return to that area in Mississippi. Soon dead bodies start piling up while his desperate parents struggle to understand what’s happening.
Official Synopsis: Family man Sam Phillips (Philip Sayer) has been missing for three years when he suddenly returns home to his son, Tony (Simon Nash), and wife, Rachel (Bernice Stegers). Though Tony has clung to the hopes of his father’s return, his mother has moved on and is involved with another man. Rachel still has a place in her heart for her husband, but the love triangle is rudely interrupted when it becomes apparent that Sam’s disappearance was the result of an alien abduction, and he’s no longer human.
It’s Alive (1974)
Official Synopsis: Leaving their son, Chris (Daniel Holzman), with a family friend (William Wellman Jr.), Frank (John P. Ryan) and Lenore Davis (Sharon Farrell) head to the hospital for the birth of their second child — which turns out to be a mutant who kills many doctors and nurses as it escapes. Convinced his monstrous son must be destroyed, Frank ignores Lenore and Chris’ pleas and tries to destroy the freakish progeny, unaware that the infant may be the blameless product of an experimental drug gone wrong.
The Stuff (1985)
Official Synopsis: A private detective investigates a new consumer taste treat that’s absolutely delicious and just possibly lethal.
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