13 Horror Documentaries Every Horror Fan Should See

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There is a long list of horror documentaries , so I’ve narrowed it down to a list of the 13 best horror documentaries out there. Enjoy!

 

The True Story Of The Amityville Horror (2013)

This documentary explores the truth behind the real Amityville Horror.

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre: A Family Portrait (1988)

“A documentary about the classic ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ film, including interviews with Gunnar Hansen (LEATHERFACE), Edwin Neal (THE HITCHHIKER), John Dugan (GRANDPA) and Jim Seidow (OLD MAN).”

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Nightmares In Red, White And Blue: The Evolution Of The American Horror Film (2009)

The Documentary takes a look at the appeal of horror films, with interviews of some of the most iconic names in horror.

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Screaming In High Heels: The Rise And Fall Of The Scream Queen Era (2011)

” Three actresses “accidentally” became cult horror film icons in the late 1980s and created the modern interpretation of the “Scream Queen” image.”

 

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The Short Films Of David Lynch (2002)

“A collection of visionary director David Lynch’s short films from the first 29 years of his career is accompanied by a special introduction to each film by the director himself.”

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The American Nightmare (2000)

“An examination into the nature of 1960’s-70’s horror films, the involved artists, and how they reflected contemporary society.”

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D.I.Y. (2014)

This documentary explores the new trend of  “Do It Yourself” filmmaking.

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The “Curse” Of ‘The Omen’ (2005)

The documentary explores the legend of the curse that surrounds ‘The Omen’.

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Fantasm (2013)

A look into why horror conventions are so important to fans, filmmakers and vendors.

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Chiller 13: The Decades Scariest Movie Moments (2010)

The Chiller Channel explores the decades scariest movie moments.

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A Night At The Movies: The Horrors Of Stephen King (2011)

This documentary looks at the contributions of Stephen King to the horror genre.

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Document Of The Dead (1985)

This documentary is about George A. Romero and gives a behind the scene’s look at “Dawn Of The Dead”.

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Universal Horror (1998)

“A documentary examining the early days of horror films, particularly those crafted at Universal Studios during the 1930s.”

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