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'Fair films': Two-star (out of five) film ratings by 'The Motion Picture Guide' (Jay Robert Nash and Stanley Ralph Ross, Cinebooks, Inc.; 1927-1983)--Part I

As I've become more enthralled by cinema over the years, I have cherished reading all I possibly could about my favourite hobby. A fine resource I have discovered has been 'The Motion Picture Guide' which, in 1985, came out for films 1927-1983, then they put out annual guides till about 1999. I wish they kept on making them up to the present!

I stopped at 3200--Part II continues from there. This covers up to Page 1725 (in Volume V). Counting ones listed below, 405 (not listed in Letterboxd) the total is 3605.

This list is one of 12. There are 11, ranging by half-star increments from zero to five stars, and, inexplicably for one year, they refused to give an…

There are 185 horror films in this list.

  • Abbott and Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff
  • Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy
  • Abby
  • The Abominable Snowman
  • Alice Sweet Alice
  • The Amityville Horror
  • And Now the Screaming Starts!
  • The Asphyx
  • The Attic
  • Audrey Rose
  • The Bat
  • The Bat People
  • The Beast
  • The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms
  • The Beast of Hollow Mountain
  • Before I Hang
  • Behind Locked Doors
  • Behind the Mask
  • The Bells
  • Berserk!
  • Billy the Kid Versus Dracula
  • The Black Cat
  • Black Dragons
  • Black Friday
  • The Black Torment
  • Tombs of the Blind Dead
  • Blood and Black Lace
  • Blood and Lace
  • Blood and Roses
  • The Snake Pit and the Pendulum
  • Blood from the Mummy's Tomb
  • Dracula vs. Frankenstein
  • The Blood on Satan's Claw
  • The Blood Rose
  • The Boy Who Cried Werewolf
  • The Brain That Wouldn't Die
  • The House That Cried Murder
  • The Brides of Fu Manchu
  • The Brute Man
  • A Bucket of Blood
  • Night of the Eagle
  • The Cabinet of Caligari
  • Carry On Screaming
  • The Castle of the Living Dead
  • The Cat and the Canary
  • The Cat Creeps
  • Cat Girl
  • Cauldron of Blood
  • The Door with Seven Locks
  • Children of the Damned
  • Parts: The Clonus Horror
  • The Comeback
  • The Comedy of Terrors
  • Condemned to Death
  • Condemned to Live
  • Corruption
  • The Corruption of Chris Miller
  • Count Dracula
  • The Satanic Rites of Dracula
  • Count Yorga, Vampire
  • Creature with the Blue Hand
  • The Creeper
  • The Creeping Flesh
  • The Quatermass Xperiment
  • The Crime of Doctor Crespi
  • The Crimes of Stephen Hawke
  • Cry of the Werewolf
  • Cujo
  • Cult of the Cobra
  • The Curse of the Doll People
  • The Curse of the Living Corpse
  • The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb
  • Daddy's Gone A-Hunting
  • Dance of the Dwarfs
  • Dark Intruder
  • Daughter of Dr. Jekyll
  • Day the World Ended
  • Strange Behavior
  • Dead Men Walk
  • The Deadly Bees
  • Deadly Eyes
  • Death Is a Number
  • Dead of Night
  • Deep Red
  • Demented
  • The Demon
  • The Demons of Ludlow
  • Demons of the Mind
  • The Witches
  • The Devil's Partner
  • Diary of a Madman
  • Die Screaming Marianne
  • Django Kill... If You Live, Shoot!
  • Doctor Blood's Coffin
  • The Revived Monster
  • Doctor of Doom
  • Dr. Renault's Secret
  • The Mansion of Madness
  • Dominique
  • Doomwatch