Search results for "Wes Craven"


Scream (1996) RT 79% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Dec 1997

A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Neve Campbell  •  David Arquette  •  Courteney Cox  •  Skeet Ulrich

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) RT 94% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Robert Englund  •  Heather Langenkamp  •  Johnny Depp  •  Ronee Blakley

Cursed (2005) RT 16% / Audience 30%

DVD release: Jun 2005

A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults, who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill their attacker if they hope to change their ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Portia de Rossi  •  Christina Ricci  •  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Milo Ventimiglia

Deadly Friend (1986) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Sep 2007

Paul is a new kid in town with a robot named "BB". He befriends Samantha and the three of them have a lot of good times together. That is, until Samantha's abusive father ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Matthew Laborteaux  •  Kristy Swanson  •  Michael Sharrett  •  Anne Twomey

Paris, je t'aime (2006)

Olivier Assayas, Gus Van Sant, Wes Craven and Alfonso Cuaron are among the 20 distinguished directors who contribute to this collection of 18 stories, each exploring a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gérard Depardieu  •  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Wes Craven  •  Alfonso Cuarón  •  Alexander Payne  •  Tom Tykwer  •  Sylvain Chomet  •  Gus Van Sant  •  Vincenzo Natali  •  Richard LaGravenese  •  Isabel Coixet  •  Olivier Assayas  •  Walter Salles  •  Bruno Podalydès  •  Oliver Schmitz  •  Gurinder Chadha  •  Nobuhiro Suwa  •  Daniela Thomas  •  Frédéric Auburtin  •  Christopher Doyle
CAST:  Steve Buscemi  •  Axel Kiener  •  Julie Bataille  •  Bruno Podalydès

Red Eye (2005) RT 79% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Jan 2006

After attending the funeral of her grandmother in Dallas, the Lux Atlantic Hotel manager Lisa is waiting for a flight to Miami. Due to the bad weather and consequent flight ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Rachel McAdams  •  Cillian Murphy  •  Brian Cox  •  Jayma Mays

Scream 3 (2000) RT 36% / Audience 38%

DVD release: Jul 2000

A murdering spree begins to happen again, this time its targeted toward the original Woodsboro survivors and those associated with the movie inside a movie, Stab 3. Sydney ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Neve Campbell  •  Courteney Cox  •  Patrick Dempsey

Scream 2 (1997)

Two years after the terrifying events that occurred in Woodsboro, Sidney is now attending Windsor College in Cincinnati, and Gale Weathers' best selling book on Sidney's life ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  David Arquette  •  Neve Campbell  •  Courteney Cox  •  Sarah Michelle Gellar

Shocker (1989)

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Michael Murphy  •  Mitch Pileggi  •  Sam Scarber  •  Camille Cooper

Stranger in Our House (1978) RT Audience 34%

DVD release: Feb 2003

A country family of five takes in cousin Julia, whose parents recently perished in a car crash. Julia extends her influence over the family and those around them, fooling all ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller • TV movie
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Linda Blair  •  Lee Purcell  •  Jeremy Slate  •  Jeff McCracken




The Hills Have Eyes (1977) RT 64% / Audience 54%

DVD release: Sep 2003

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.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Martin Speer  •  Russ Grieve  •  John Steadman  •  James Whitworth

The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)

A group of young and wild motocross racers venture through the desert and are stranded at an old mining ranch. They soon realize that they are being watched by a group of ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Tamara Stafford  •  Kevin Spirtas  •  Colleen Riley  •  Michael Berryman

The Last House on the Left (1972) RT 58% / Audience 50%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Sandra Peabody  •  Lucy Grantham  •  David Hess  •  Fred J. Lincoln

Vampire in Brooklyn (1995) RT 10% / Audience 31%

DVD release: Jan 2002

Maximillian, the lone survivor of a race of vampires, comes to Brooklyn in search of a way to live past the next full moon. His ticket to survival is Rita, a NYPD detective ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Eddie Murphy  •  Angela Bassett  •  Allen Payne  •  Kadeem Hardison

Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994) RT 78% / Audience 66%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Freddy's back … and he's badder than ever! Nancy, the historical nemesis of the man with the satanic snarl and pitchfork fingers, discovers that a new monstrous demon has ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Heather Langenkamp  •  Robert Englund  •  Miko Hughes  •  Wes Craven

Music of the Heart (1999)

Story of a schoolteacher's struggle to teach violin to inner-city Harlem kids.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Meryl Streep  •  Angela Bassett  •  Gloria Estefan  •  Cloris Leachman

Deadly Blessing (1981) RT 20% / Audience 28%

DVD release: Jan 2013

This film is set in Amish Country, at a local farm, where a woman's husband is mysteriously killed by his own tractor!  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Sharon Stone  •  Ernest Borgnine  •  Jeff East  •  Michael Berryman

The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988) RT 60% / Audience 56%

DVD release: Oct 2000

A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Bill Pullman  •  Cathy Tyson  •  Zakes Mokae  •  Paul Winfield

The People Under the Stairs (1991) RT 61% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Oct 2003

When young Fool breaks into the home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he discovers a disturbing scenario where incestuous adult siblings have mutilated a number ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Horror • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wes Craven
CAST:  Brandon Quintin Adams  •  Everett McGill  •  Ving Rhames  •  A. J. Langer