Made for TV Horror Movies

by mcconmj | created - 17 Aug 2016 | updated - 19 Aug 2016 | Public

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1. The Norliss Tapes (1973 TV Movie)

72 min | Horror

An investigative reporter stumbles onto an artist that has made a pact to come back after his death to sculpt a statue of a demon using human blood and clay. Once the demon is awakened he will be granted immortality.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Roy Thinnes, Don Porter, Angie Dickinson, Claude Akins

Votes: 1,033

2. Bad Ronald (1974 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A perverted teenage boy who lives in the walls of a house finds the house sold to a family after his mother dies, and he falls for one of the new residents.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Scott Jacoby, Pippa Scott, John Larch, Dabney Coleman

Votes: 1,789

3. The Haunting Passion (1983 TV Movie)

98 min | Thriller, Drama

Dan was a successful football player, but when his contract expired recently, it wasn't renewed due to his age. Together with his wife Julie he decides to make a new start and they move ... See full summary »

Director: John Korty | Stars: Jane Seymour, Gerald McRaney, Millie Perkins, Ruth Nelson

Votes: 206

4. Summer of Fear (1978 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 100 min | Horror, Thriller

A teenage girl's life is turned upside down after her cousin moves into her house, and as time goes by, she begins to suspect that she may be a practitioner of witchcraft.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Linda Blair, Lee Purcell, Jeremy Slate, Jeff McCracken

Votes: 1,846

5. Spectre (1977 TV Movie)

Unrated | 98 min | Horror

Renowned criminologist and occult investigator William Sebastian recruits his old friend Dr. Hamilton to aid him in his current case. Anitra Cyon, the sister of prominent British ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Robert Culp, Gig Young, John Hurt, Gordon Jackson

Votes: 446

6. Midnight Offerings (1981 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Horror

Vivian has magic powers. She doesn't hesitate to save her boyfriend David from failing in school by murdering teachers. However, David has gotten tired of her and is putting his charm on a ... See full summary »

Director: Rod Holcomb | Stars: Melissa Sue Anderson, Mary Beth McDonough, Patrick Cassidy, Marion Ross

Votes: 475

7. Ritual of Evil (1970 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Horror

A psychiatrist investigates the death of one of his patients, a young heiress.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Louis Jourdan, Anne Baxter, Diana Hyland, John McMartin

Votes: 114

8. The Turn of the Screw (1974 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

An English governess is hired to take care of two adorable orphans, who turn out to be not exactly what they seem to be.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Lynn Redgrave, Megs Jenkins, John Barron, Anthony Langdon

Votes: 196

9. Moon of the Wolf (1972 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 75 min | Horror, Thriller

After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: David Janssen, Barbara Rush, Bradford Dillman, John Beradino

Votes: 1,218

10. Baffled! (1972 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

Race car driver suffers from visions where he sees people killed. An ESP expert believes that his visions will really happen.

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Leonard Nimoy, Susan Hampshire, Rachel Roberts, Vera Miles

Votes: 265

11. Something Evil (1972 TV Movie)

Unrated | 73 min | Horror

A young couple moves into a farmhouse in rural Pennsylvania. What they don't know is that there is an unseen presence in the house, and that it wants to take possession of the wife.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Darren McGavin, Sandy Dennis, Ralph Bellamy, Jeff Corey

Votes: 1,311

12. Dead Man's Island (1996 TV Movie)

120 min | Mystery, Thriller

A woman is asked to help an old lover discover his would-be murderer.

Director: Peter Roger Hunt | Stars: Barbara Eden, William Shatner, Roddy McDowall, Morgan Fairchild

Votes: 228

13. A Howling in the Woods (1971 TV Movie)

PG | 100 min | Thriller

A disillusioned housewife on a vacation in the woods is disturbed by her husband continually trying to get her to come home and, more ominously, a mysterious howling at night.

Director: Daniel Petrie | Stars: Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, John Rubinstein, Vera Miles

Votes: 323

14. Are You in the House Alone? (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A teenage girl is harassed by a stalker who torments her with threatening notes and phone calls.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Kathleen Beller, Blythe Danner, Tony Bill, Robin Mattson

Votes: 781

15. The Initiation of Sarah (1978 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Horror, Thriller

A withdrawn young girl joins an unpopular sorority in college. It turns out she has psychic and telekinetic powers, and she uses them against a rival sorority.

Director: Robert Day | Stars: Kay Lenz, Shelley Winters, Tony Bill, Kathryn Grant

Votes: 686

16. The Night Strangler (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

A reporter hunts down a 144-year old alchemist who is killing women for their blood.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Darren McGavin, Jo Ann Pflug, Simon Oakland, Scott Brady

Votes: 2,439

17. Deathmoon (1978 TV Movie)

Unrated | 90 min | Horror, Mystery

A manager is sent to vacation by his doctor due to symptoms of stress. He chooses Hawaii, because that's where his grandfather worked as a missionary. He doesn't know that his grandpa and ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Kessler | Stars: Robert Foxworth, Joe Penny, Barbara Trentham, Dolph Sweet

Votes: 191

18. Dark Mansions (1986 TV Movie)

120 min | Thriller

A woman hired to write the history of a wealthy family stays at the family's estate in Oregon. She discovers that she strongly resembles a long-dead ancestor in the family, and finds things... See full summary »

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Joan Fontaine, Michael York, Paul Shenar, Melissa Sue Anderson

Votes: 74

19. The Possessed (1977 TV Movie)

Unrated | 76 min | Horror

A former priest, now an exorcist, battles the Satanic forces that are threatening the students at a girls school.

Director: Jerry Thorpe | Stars: James Farentino, Harrison Ford, Claudette Nevins, Eugene Roche

Votes: 428

20. Haunted by Her Past (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Horror

The evil spirit of one of her ancestors possesses a young woman who inadvertently comes into possession of a haunted mirror.

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Susan Lucci, Marcia Strassman, Robin Thomas, Finola Hughes

Votes: 89

21. This House Possessed (1981 TV Movie)

96 min | Horror, Thriller

After having a nervous breakdown, a rock singer has to spend some time in hospital. A private nurse is hired, and with her he buys a new house, a fantastic house in the country. The nurse, ... See full summary »

Director: William Wiard | Stars: Parker Stevenson, Lisa Eilbacher, Joan Bennett, Slim Pickens

Votes: 361

22. Sweet, Sweet Rachel (1971 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 71 min | Horror, Thriller

An ESP expert uses his powers to try to track down a psychic who uses telepathy to commit murder.

Director: Sutton Roley | Stars: Alex Dreier, Pat Hingle, Louise Latham, Steve Ihnat

Votes: 145

23. Curse of the Black Widow (1977 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

A private detective named Mark Higbie is on the trail of a murderer whose mutilated and predominantly male victims are found encased in silken cocoons. He eventually tracks the killer's ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Anthony Franciosa, Donna Mills, Patty Duke, June Lockhart

Votes: 384

24. The Haunting of Helen Walker (1995 TV Movie)

Unrated | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

TV remake of the Henry James' classic tale "Turn of the Screw", with changes in location and character names. A live in nanny discovers two children haunted by the spirits and deeds of ... See full summary »

Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Valerie Bertinelli, Florence Hoath, Aled Roberts, Michael Gough

Votes: 287

25. Satan's School for Girls (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 78 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

A young woman investigating her sister's suicide at a private girls' school finds herself battling a Satanic cult.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Pamela Franklin, Kate Jackson, Lloyd Bochner, Jamie Smith-Jackson

Votes: 1,070

26. The Night Stalker (1972 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror, Mystery

An abrasive Las Vegas newspaper reporter investigates a series of murders committed by a vampire.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Darren McGavin, Carol Lynley, Simon Oakland, Ralph Meeker

Votes: 4,747

27. The Legend of Lizzie Borden (1975 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 96 min | Drama, History, Mystery

In Massachusetts in 1893, Lizzie Borden is put on trial for murdering her father and stepmother with an axe.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Fionnula Flanagan, Ed Flanders, Katherine Helmond

Votes: 1,269

28. Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (1973 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Horror

A young couple inherits an old mansion inhabited by small demon-like creatures who are determined to make the wife one of their own.

Director: John Newland | Stars: Kim Darby, Jim Hutton, Barbara Anderson, William Demarest

Votes: 3,041

29. Trilogy of Terror (1975 TV Movie)

Unrated | 72 min | Horror, Thriller

Three bizarre horror stories all of which star Karen Black in four different roles playing tormented women.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Karen Black, Robert Burton, John Karlen, George Gaynes

Votes: 5,336

30. Where Have All the People Gone (1974 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

A strange series of solar flares proves fatal for inhabitants of the Earth, except for the fortunate few who are somehow immune to the effects. Animals go insane and human beings turn to ... See full summary »

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Peter Graves, George O'Hanlon Jr., Kathleen Quinlan, Verna Bloom

Votes: 1,079

31. Crowhaven Farm (1970 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Drama, Horror

A young couple inherits a farm. Hoping that the rural location might help to patch up their strained marriage, they move into it, only to be confronted by the supernatural forces that inhabit it.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Hope Lange, Paul Burke, Lloyd Bochner, John Carradine

Votes: 676

32. Killer Bees (1974 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Horror

A strong-willed woman not only dominates her family of California winegrowers, but also has a strange hold on a colony of bees in her vineyard.

Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Edward Albert, Kate Jackson, Roger Davis, Don McGovern

Votes: 401

33. The Screaming Woman (1972 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 73 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

A wealthy former mental patient goes home to her estate to rest and recuperate. While walking the grounds one day she hears the screams of a woman coming from underneath the ground who has ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Smight | Stars: Olivia de Havilland, Ed Nelson, Laraine Stephens, Joseph Cotten

Votes: 450

34. When Michael Calls (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Horror, Thriller

A woman begins receiving ominous phone calls from her nephew who died 15 years earlier. With each phone call, a family member dies. Will she be the next in line?

Director: Philip Leacock | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Elizabeth Ashley, Michael Douglas, Al Waxman

Votes: 644

35. A Taste of Evil (1971 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 73 min | Horror, Thriller

On her way home from a stay at a mental institution after a traumatic rape, a woman realizes that someone is deliberately trying to drive her insane.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Barbara Parkins, Roddy McDowall, William Windom

Votes: 471

36. Home for the Holidays (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

An ailing man summons his four daughters home for Christmas and asks them to kill his new wife, who he suspects is poisoning him.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Jessica Walter, Sally Field, Eleanor Parker, Julie Harris

Votes: 760

37. The Stranger Within (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

An expectant mother begins acting strangely and doesn't know why. Gradually she starts to realize that her bizarre behavior is being controlled by her unborn baby.

Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Barbara Eden, George Grizzard, Joyce Van Patten, David Doyle

Votes: 308

38. The Victim (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A wealthy woman is trapped during a storm in a house with no electricity or phone. A killer has murdered her sister, stuffed the body in the basement, and is now after her.

Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Eileen Heckart, Sue Ane Langdon, George Maharis

Votes: 410

39. The House That Would Not Die (1970 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Horror

A woman and her niece move into an ancestral house in the Amish countryside haunted by two ghosts from the Revolutionary War.

Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Egan, Michael Anderson Jr., Kitty Winn

Votes: 580

40. Scream, Pretty Peggy (1973 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 74 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A sculptor hires young college girls to take care of his elderly mother and his supposedly insane sister, both of whom live in the old family mansion with him.

Director: Gordon Hessler | Stars: Ted Bessell, Bette Davis, Sian Barbara Allen, Charles Drake

Votes: 702

41. How Awful About Allan (1970 TV Movie)

PG | 73 min | Thriller

After an eight-month stay in a mental hospital, a tormented man comes home to live with his sister; but a mysterious boarder may be trying to kill him.

Director: Curtis Harrington | Stars: Anthony Perkins, Julie Harris, Joan Hackett, Kent Smith

Votes: 673

42. Night Slaves (1970 TV Movie)

72 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

A man and his wife find themselves stranded in a small western town. He discovers that a strange force has turned the residents into zombies, and runs into a beautiful woman who he believes is the key to the mystery.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: James Franciscus, Lee Grant, Scott Marlowe, Andrew Prine

Votes: 260

43. Death at Love House (1976 TV Movie)

Unrated | 74 min | Horror, Mystery

Donna and Joel Gregory are researching a book about long dead Hollywood goddess Lorna Love. They are staying at Lorna's estate while interviewing old "friends" of Lorna. Joel, whose father ... See full summary »

Director: E.W. Swackhamer | Stars: Robert Wagner, Kate Jackson, Sylvia Sidney, Marianna Hill

Votes: 280

44. Haunts of the Very Rich (1972 TV Movie)

75 min | Drama, Thriller

A group of wealthy but secretly very troubled people travel to an island resort but find themselves wondering about their existences after a while.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Cloris Leachman, Edward Asner, Anne Francis

Votes: 301

45. Five Desperate Women (1971 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama, Thriller

Five young women vacation together at a resort on an isolated island. They are the resort's only customers and, aside from the boat Captain who brought them there and the resort's handyman,... See full summary »

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Robert Conrad, Anjanette Comer, Bradford Dillman, Joan Hackett

Votes: 145

46. Daughter of the Mind (1969 TV Movie)

90 min | Thriller, Horror

A professor of cybernetics comes to believe that his dead daughter is communicating with him from the netherworld.

Director: Walter Grauman | Stars: Don Murray, Ray Milland, Gene Tierney, Barbara Dana

Votes: 288

47. Scream of the Wolf (1974 TV Movie)

74 min | Horror, Thriller

A big-game hunter comes out of retirement to help track down a killer wolf, and begins to suspect that it isn't a wolf but an animal that can take human form.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Peter Graves, Clint Walker, Jo Ann Pflug, Philip Carey

Votes: 516

48. Night of Terror (1972 TV Movie)

Unrated | 73 min | Thriller

A hired killer hunts down a schoolteacher to get something she has. She doesn't know what it is, but he's already killed twice to get it.

Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Martin Balsam, Catherine Burns, Chuck Connors, Donna Mills

Votes: 179