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Theme: Urban Legends


Candyman Candyman (1992)
The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.


The Mothman Prophecies The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
John Klein is involved in a car accident with his wife, but while he is unharmed, his wife mentions a moth-shaped creature appearing. After her death, John begins to investigate the secrets behind...


Urban Legend Urban Legend (1998)
Urban Legend tells the story of a group of pretty college students at a remote New England university. The focus of the story is Natalie, a beautiful, academically-gifted student at the fictional...


The Curse Of La Llorona The Curse Of La Llorona (2019)
Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker and her own small kids are soon drawn into a frightening supernatural realm. Their only hope to...


When A Stranger Calls When A Stranger Calls (2006)
Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to...


Slender Man Slender Man (2018)
In a small town in Massachusetts, a group of friends, fascinated by the internet lore of the Slender Man, attempt to prove that he doesn't actually exist - until one of them mysteriously goes missing.


Boogeyman Boogeyman (2005)
Every culture has one - The horrible monster fueling young children's nightmares. But for Tim, the Boogeyman still lives in his memories as a creature that devoured his father 16 years earlier. Is...


Urban Legends: Final Cut Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Urban Legends: The Final Cut follows Amy Mayfield, a student at Alpine University who struggles to complete her thesis film on urban legends - only to have her crew members fall prey to fatal...


Candyman: Farewell To The Flesh Candyman: Farewell To The Flesh (1995)
The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly...


Alligator Alligator (1980)
A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded laboratory rats injected with growth hormones. The small reptile grows gigantic, escapes the city sewers, and goes...


When A Stranger Calls When A Stranger Calls (1979)
High school student Jill Johnson is traumatized over an evening of babysitting by a caller who repeatedly asks, "Have you checked the children lately?" After notifying the police, Jill is told that...


Urban Legends: Bloody Mary Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)
On Homecoming night, Samantha, Gina, and Mindy are having a slumber party at Sam's house due to being black-listed by the sexy football players. Since the dance and game are out of the question,...


Boogeyman 2 Boogeyman 2 (2007)
A young woman with a long-term phobia of the boogeyman voluntarily checks herself into a mental health facility with the hope of conquering her overwhelming fear. However, much to her horror, she...


Candyman 3: Day Of The Dead Candyman 3: Day Of The Dead (1999)
The Candyman returns to try to convince his female descendant, an artist, to join him as a legendary figure. To this end, he frames her for a series of hideous murders of her friends and associates...


Chain Letter Chain Letter (2009)


The Last Broadcast The Last Broadcast (1998)
Bristling with equipment, two enthusiastic local access cable TV producers recruit an assistant and venture into a forest in search of the mythical and horrifying Jersey Devil. Days later, only one...


Boogeyman 3 Boogeyman 3 (2008)
When a college student witnesses the alleged suicide of her roommate, it sets into motion a series of horrific events that cause her to fear the supernatural entity. As she tries to convince the...


Wendigo Wendigo (2001)
George is a high-strung professional photographer who is starting to unravel from the stress of his work with a Manhattan advertising agency. Needing some time away from the city, George, his wife...


Campfire Tales Campfire Tales (1997)
A group of teens, stranded in the woods after a car accident, entertain themselves by telling classic horror stories. What follows is a series of eerie tales that include monsters, psychopaths, and...


When A Stranger Calls Back When A Stranger Calls Back (1993)
Julia is babysitting two young kids while a doctor and his wife are out. During the evening, a stranger knocks on the door asking Julia if she can call the auto club so he can get a tow. The phone...


Dead Mary Dead Mary (2007)
A group of friends enjoying a weekend in the woods play a game of "Dead Mary" and summon an evil witch who begins possessing them one by one.


Blood Night: The Legend Of Mary Hatchet Blood Night: The Legend Of Mary Hatchet (2009)
A group of teenagers celebrating Blood Night, the anniversary of the death of a local axe murderer, Mary Hatchet, suddenly find themselves face to face with the realities of her haunting. As they...


The Willies The Willies (1990)
Two brothers camping with their cousin try to frighten each other by telling stories. There are two main narrations: one involves strange happenings at an elementary school; the other, a teenage...


Ghost Killers vs. Bloody Mary Ghost Killers vs. Bloody Mary (2018)
Looking for an easy way to internet stardom, a quartet of self-proclaimed ghost hunters take an assignment at a local school to rid its halls of the newly unleashed spirit of 'Bloody Mary'. But...


The Haunting Of La Llorona The Haunting Of La Llorona (2019)
The screams of the children echo throughout the night as a violent reminder of a demon of the past. La Llorona, a paranormal force has returned and seeks the blood of the innocent, proving that the...


Bloody Mary Bloody Mary (2007)
When a group of psychiatric hospital nurses invoke the spirit of Bloody Mary-a supposed urban myth-the slaughter begins. First, a young nursing assistant disappears, her body never found. Now,...


Mothman Mothman (2010)
A group of friends band together to hide the truth about a mutual friend's tragic death. They soon discover that an evil entity is in pursuit of them.


Lovers Lane Lovers Lane (2000)
A man with a hook for a hand escapes from a mental institution to go after the children of his previous victims.


The Legend Of Bloody Mary The Legend Of Bloody Mary (2008)
Ryan has been plagued with nightmares since the night his sister Amy went missing 8 years earlier after playing the game "Bloody Mary." Amy had stumbled onto a website on the Internet...


The Curse Of The Crying Woman The Curse Of The Crying Woman (1963)
They say the old woods are haunted. If anyone dares to go through them at night, they will be killed. At night you can hear the screams as if it is a woman crying. Could the one who is committing...


Bloody Mary Bloody Mary (2011)
While making a music video, a group of filmmakers accidentally waken the curse of Bloody Mary, a young woman who was brutally murdered over 100 years ago by her jealous husband who's distant...


When A Killer Calls When A Killer Calls (2006)
A babysitter begins receiving threatening phone calls from a man who has just killed an entire family.


The Cry The Cry (2007)
With help from his partner Sergio Perez, New York detective Alex Scott is investigating the mysterious disappearance of several missing children. They interview Gloria the Curandera who advises...


The Mothman Of Point Pleasant The Mothman Of Point Pleasant (2017)
Learn the terrifying, true story about thirteen months that changed history! In November of 1966 a car full of kids encountered a creature unlike anything they'd ever seen before. In the weeks and...


Tales Of Terror From Tokyo And All Over Japan: The Movie Tales Of Terror From Tokyo And All Over Japan: The Movie (2004)
Based on stories collected throughout Japan by writers Hirokatsu Kihara and Ichiro Nakayama, and Japanese horror TV show: "Kaidan Shin Mimibukuro". It compiled eight stories by seven directors:...


Campfire Tales Campfire Tales (1991)
Young people are approached by a creepy derelict who tells them a collection of grisly stories, each one more shocking than the last! You will meet a sadistic psychopath with a razor-sharp hook and...


Eyes Of The Mothman Eyes Of The Mothman (2011)
On November 15th 1966, four young adults come across a black, lurking, lumbering, 7 foot tall man with red eyes and wings! With rumors adrift of a haunting Indian curse, wild stories of men in...


The Crying Woman The Crying Woman (1933)
In modern day Mexico, a man on the street is supernaturally killed after hearing the eerie sound of a wailing woman. We then arrive at the manor of an upper class family, who are celebrating their...


The Wailer The Wailer (2006)
On their way to Mexico, six students are stranded in a small town where years before a tragedy took place. The students find accommodation in a small cabin where unexplainable things begin to...


The Mothman Legacy The Mothman Legacy (2020)
The documentary explores the origins of the legend of the Mothman, a creature that haunted rural West Virginia in the 1960s. The most famous event connected to the Mothman is the December 15, 1967...


J-ok'el J-ok'el (2007)
An unworldly and closed-minded American travels to a small village in exotic Chiapas, Mexico; at the behest of his estranged mother when his half-sister disappears during a local epidemic of...


The Sitter The Sitter (1977)
A retelling of the urban legend of "The Babysitter and the Man Upstairs" about a babysitter who is menaced by mysterious and frightening phone calls.


Tales Of Terror From Tokyo And All Over Japan: Season 1 Tales Of Terror From Tokyo And All Over Japan: Season 1 (2003)
An anthology series based on stories collected throughout Japan, mainly by writers Hirokatsu Kihara and Ichiro Nakayama. This series led to the film, Tales of Terror from Tokyo and All Over Japan:...


The Wailer 3 The Wailer 3 (2012)
Daniel and Alice take their two young children to Alice's mother's house after the tragic and mysterious death of her father. Once there, Daniel learns about several unresolved murder and missing...


Haunted From Within Haunted From Within (2004)
A modern day re-telling of the urban legend La Llorona. A beautiful woman who before committing suicide drowned her children because of her cheating husband. Now her curse is spreading and has...


La Llorona La Llorona (1960)
The Mexican horror film La Llorona begins with a very happy young woman named Margarita who is planning her wedding to the love of her life. Her uncle refuses to give his blessing to the union. She...


The Mothman Curse The Mothman Curse (2015)
A supernatural thriller based on the terrifying legend of The Mothman. Rachel and Katy work together in a large, empty museum. But lately, Katy notices slight, disturbing changes in her friend,...


Las Lloronas Las Lloronas (2004)
"Las Lloronas" is an adaptation of the legend of "La Llorona" (Weeping Woman). It's based on the story of three generations of women within a Mexican familiy. Cursed by la llorona, these women...


The Wailer 2 The Wailer 2 (2007)
Legend says that evil haunts the river where a woman drowned her children for the love of an undeserving man. Now she searches through the dark regions and black recesses of the damned possessing...


The La Llorona Curse The La Llorona Curse (2013)
The father of a missing teen contacts the creators of a reality show called "Paranormal Legends" to inquire about one of their episodes from a past season, claiming that show had something to do...


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