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A Nightmare on Elm Street | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 82%  A Nightmare on Elm Street  91 min,  R,  [Horror]  [Wes Craven]  [16 Nov 1984]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 94%, Metacritic 78/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 3 nominations.
Actors:  Amanda Wyss, Heather Langenkamp, John Saxon, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, Ronee Blakley
Plot:  Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. While the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep.
Writer:  Wes Craven
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Scream | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 72%  Scream  111 min,  R,  [Horror, Mystery]  [Wes Craven]  [20 Dec 1996]
Ratings:  IMDB 7.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, Metacritic 65/100, External Reviews
Awards:  7 wins & 8 nominations.
Actors:  Courteney Cox, David Arquette, David Booth, Drew Barrymore, Kevin Patrick Walls, Neve Campbell, Roger Jackson
Plot:  A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game.
Writer:  Kevin Williamson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Red Eye | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 71%  Red Eye  85 min,  PG-13,  [Mystery, Thriller]  [Wes Craven]  [19 Aug 2005]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 79%, Metacritic 71/100, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Brian Cox, Cillian Murphy, Laura Johnson, Rachel McAdams
Plot:  A woman is kidnapped by a stranger on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father, she is pulled into a plot to assist her captor in offing a politician.
Writer:  Carl Ellsworth (screenplay), Carl Ellsworth (story), Dan Foos (story)
Language:  English, Russian    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Scream 2 | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 68%  Scream 2  120 min,  R,  [Horror, Mystery]  [Wes Craven]  [12 Dec 1997]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.1/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 81%, Metacritic 63/100, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 11 nominations.
Actors:  Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Jada Pinkett Smith, Neve Campbell, Omar Epps, Paulette Patterson, Rasila Schroeder
Plot:  Two years after the first series of murders, a new psychopath dons the Ghostface costume and a new string of killings begins.
Writer:  Kevin Williamson (characters), Kevin Williamson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Serpent and the Rainbow | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Serpent and the Rainbow  98 min,  R,  [Fantasy, Horror]  [Wes Craven]  [05 Feb 1988]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.5/10, Metacritic 64/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Bill Pullman, Cathy Tyson, Paul Winfield, Zakes Mokae
Plot:  An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies.
Writer:  Wade Davis (inspired by the book), Richard Maxwell (screenplay), Adam Rodman (screenplay)
Language:  English, French, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Hills Have Eyes | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 64%  The Hills Have Eyes  89 min,  R,  [Horror, Thriller]  [Wes Craven]  [22 Jul 1977]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 64%, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 1 nomination.
Actors:  Janus Blythe, John Steadman, Peter Locke, Robert Houston, Russ Grieve, Suze Lanier-Bramlett
Plot:  On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Writer:  Wes Craven
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The People Under the Stairs | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 62%  The People Under the Stairs  102 min,  R,  [Comedy, Horror, Mystery]  [Wes Craven]  [01 Nov 1991]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.3/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 61%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 wins & 7 nominations.
Actors:  A.J. Langer, Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie
Plot:  Two adults and a juvenile break into a house occupied by a brother and sister and their stolen children. There, they must fight for their lives.
Writer:  Wes Craven
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Music of the Heart | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 61%  Music of the Heart  124 min,  PG,  [Drama, Music]  [Wes Craven]  [29 Oct 1999]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 63%, Metacritic 54/100, External Reviews
Awards:  Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 5 wins & 9 nominations.
Actors:  Cloris Leachman, Henry Dinhofer, Meryl Streep, Michael Angarano
Plot:  Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids.
Writer:  Pamela Gray
Language:  English, Spanish    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
The Last House on the Left | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 60%  The Last House on the Left  84 min,  R,  [Horror, Thriller]  [Wes Craven]  [30 Aug 1972]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.0/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 61%, External Reviews
Actors:  David Hess, Fred J. Lincoln, Lucy Grantham, Sandra Peabody
Plot:  Two teenage girls head to a rock concert for one's birthday. While trying to score marijuana in the city, they are kidnapped and brutalized by a gang of psychotic convicts.
Writer:  Wes Craven
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Scream 4 | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 57%  Scream 4  111 min,  R,  [Horror, Mystery]  [Wes Craven]  [15 Apr 2011]
Ratings:  IMDB 6.2/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 59%, Metacritic 52/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 win & 6 nominations.
Actors:  Courteney Cox, Dane Farwell, David Arquette, Lucy Hale, Neve Campbell, Roger Jackson, Shenae Grimes-Beech
Plot:  Ten years have passed, and Sidney Prescott, who has put herself back together thanks in part to her writing, is visited by the Ghostface Killer.
Writer:  Kevin Williamson
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Swamp Thing | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 56%  Swamp Thing  91 min,  PG,  [Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Wes Craven]  [19 Feb 1982]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 65%, Metacritic 50/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Adrienne Barbeau, David Hess, Louis Jourdan, Ray Wise
Plot:  After a violent incident with a special chemical, a research scientist is turned into a swamp plant monster.
Writer:  Wes Craven, Len Wein (comic book), Bernie Wrightson (comic book)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Scream 3 | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 49%  Scream 3  116 min,  R,  [Horror, Mystery]  [Wes Craven]  [04 Feb 2000]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 36%, Metacritic 56/100, External Reviews
Awards:  5 wins & 5 nominations.
Actors:  Beth Toussaint, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Kelly Rutherford, Liev Schreiber, Neve Campbell, Roger Jackson
Plot:  While Sidney and her friends visit the Hollywood set of Stab 3, the third film based on the Woodsboro murders, a new Ghostface begins to terrorize them once again.
Writer:  Kevin Williamson (characters), Ehren Kruger
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Shocker | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 41%  Shocker  109 min,  R,  [Comedy, Horror, Thriller]  [Wes Craven]  [27 Oct 1989]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.4/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 20%, Metacritic 51/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Heather Langenkamp, John Tesh, Michael Murphy, Mitch Pileggi, Peter Berg
Plot:  After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Writer:  Wes Craven
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Deadly Blessing | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 37%  Deadly Blessing  100 min,  R,  [Horror]  [Wes Craven]  [14 Aug 1981]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 20%, External Reviews
Awards:  2 nominations.
Actors:  Jeff East, Maren Jensen, Sharon Stone, Susan Buckner
Plot:  After her husband dies of mysterious circumstances, a widow becomes increasingly paranoid of the neighboring religious community that may have diabolical plans for her.
Writer:  Glenn M. Benest (story), Matthew Barr (story), Glenn M. Benest (screenplay), Matthew Barr (screenplay), Wes Craven (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
My Soul to Take | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 27%  My Soul to Take  107 min,  R,  [Horror, Mystery, Thriller]  [Wes Craven]  [08 Oct 2010]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.8/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 9%, Metacritic 25/100, External Reviews
Awards:  1 nomination.
Actors:  Denzel Whitaker, John Magaro, Max Thieriot, Zena Grey
Plot:  A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Writer:  Wes Craven
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Vampire in Brooklyn | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 27%  Vampire in Brooklyn  100 min,  R,  [Comedy, Fantasy, Horror]  [Wes Craven]  [27 Oct 1995]
Ratings:  IMDB 4.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 10%, Metacritic 27/100, External Reviews
Actors:  Allen Payne, Angela Bassett, Eddie Murphy, Kadeem Hardison
Plot:  Maximillian is the only survivor from a race of vampires on a Caribbean Island, and as a vampire, he must find a mate to keep the line from ending. He knows that a child had been born to a ...
Writer:  Eddie Murphy (story), Vernon Lynch (story), Charlie Murphy (story), Charlie Murphy (screenplay), Michael Lucker (screenplay), Chris Parker (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia
Deadly Friend | Movie Details for Director Wes Craven | www.moviesnearme.co.uk 27%  Deadly Friend  91 min,  R,  [Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi]  [Wes Craven]  [10 Oct 1986]
Ratings:  IMDB 5.5/10, Rotten Tomatoes: 0%, External Reviews
Awards:  3 nominations.
Actors:  Anne Twomey, Kristy Swanson, Matthew Labyorteaux, Michael Sharrett
Plot:  After his friend is killed by her abusive father, the new kid in town attempts to save her by implanting robotic microchips into her brain.
Writer:  Diana Henstell (novel), Bruce Joel Rubin (screenplay)
Language:  English    Country:  USA    More Info:  IMDB  Wikipedia

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