Best Halloween Cheese?

I’m looking for recommendations on fun cheesy horror movies to watch in preparation for Halloween. Here’s what I have so far

  • Troll 2: a towering giant of good-bad movies. If you’ve seen this movie, then you already know what it’s about. If you haven’t, then what are you waiting for?

  • Sleepaway Camp: like if they were making Friday the 13th part one, but the writers, director, and actors all made the wrong decision every single time they had a choice to make.

  • Hack-o-Lantern: bizarre movie about a Satanic grandpa and a masked killer, the tiniest bit of plot thread that connects them.

  • Hobgoblins: Hobgoblins, what do you do with those hobgoblins?

  • Killer Clowns from Outer Space: Exactly what it sounds like. It either tried to be good and ended up so-bad-it’s-good, or it tried to be so-bad-it’s-good and it ended up being so bad at being so-bad-it’s-good that it’s good. Also, it’s bad.

Any other recommendations?

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This is what I came here for. Thank you.

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I placed most of my best prospects here:

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Ghoulies

The Monster Squad

Once Bitten

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Transylvania 6-5000
Witches of Eastwick is only terrifying because it has Cher. That movie is just plain bad.
The Muppets Haunted Mansion.

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I like the vintage old school flavor of The Ghost and Mr. Chicken.

I mean, it’s Don Knotts, c’mon…

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Killer Crocodile and Killer Crocodile 2 which are both available on Tubi. Two Italian made films that manage to rip-off both Alligator and Jaws (Seriously, the music was probably 1 or 2 notes away from getting those producers a personal cease and desist letter written by Spielberg himself.) It’s got cheesy effects, horrible acting, and even worse dubbing.

Oh, and I swear most of the characters perish because they keep jumping out their friggin’ boats. It’s amazing.

I love those stupid movies

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Another cheesy choice is The Stuff. So bizarre. Goofy horror fun. If you haven’t seen it, imagine The Blob, but with yogurt.

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Well, the book is much, much—no, actually, the book is trash, too.

My personal faves, “Hausu” and “The Happiness of the Katakuris”

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Can’t get enough of that Stuff

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seconding ‘monster squad’ and ‘muppets haunted mansion’

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You could also watch the classic Attack of the Killer Tomatoes.

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Night of the Creeps!

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If you’re cool with “found footage” films and are old enough to remember things like Geraldo’s insipid TV specials and Satanic panic,…

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I’ve had this. It’s ok. But I’m not much of a hard cheese fan.

The Night That Dracula Saved The World
AKA The Halloween That Almost Wasn’t

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I assume everyone has seen this, it being one of the foundational horror comedies of all time, but maybe I shouldn’t. The sequel is pretty fun, too.

If you have a strong constitution, this is funny in a so-wrong kind of way. Not quite as mean spirited as Henenlotter’s other films.

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Basket Case (1982). Well-intentioned but cheesy.

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