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Tom Savini
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Date of Birth: Nov 3, 1946

Country: USA

Biography: Inspired by the film Man of a Thousand Faces (1957), a young Tom Savini became fascinated with the magic and illusion of film. He spent his youth in his room creating characters by tirelessly practicing make-up. Later, as a combat photographer in Vietnam, Savini saw first-hand the gruesome carnage for which he later gained fame, simulating it on screen.

Total Titles at Criticker: 33 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated: Actor (32) | Director (2)
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Dead Meat Walking: A Zombie Walk Documentary (2012)
Visually horrific, and decadently delightful documentary that follows the growing international phenomenon known as the "zombie walk." Pineda uncovers its origins -- from the first "official" zombie walk (with a mere six participants), to walks attracting more than 15,000 undead zealots, made up to look their worst. (deadmeatwalkingmovie.com)
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Death from Above (2012)
An ancient Druid has returned to claim his prize - to rule the world through one thousand years of darkness. But with one man standing between him and his ultimate reign, the two brutal forces of good vs. evil collide in an epic battle.
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Redd Inc. (2012)
Six captive office workers are literally chained to their desks by a demented, escaped serial killer; former regional manager Thomas Reddmann (Redd). He assigns his 'human resources' the impossible task of proving his innocence or suffering gruesome consequences. (imdb)
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The Theatre Bizarre (2011)
Down a seedy city street in her neighborhood, young Enola Penny is obsessed with what appears to be a long abandoned theatre. One night, she impulsively decides to sneak inside. But there in the dark, decrepit auditorium, a show unlike any other unfolds before her eyes. Its host is an eerie human puppet named Peg Poett who will introduce Penny to six tales of the bizarre. As the stories unfold, something strange is happening. Something that awaits its next audience in THE THEATRE BIZARRE. (imdb)
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Nightmare Factory (2011)
An inside look at the world of Hollywood special effects and the company paving the way, KNB Effects. (imdb)
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The Dead Matter (2010)
Tells the story of a vampire relic with occult powers that falls into the hands of a grief-stricken young woman who will do anything to contact her dead brother. (imdb)
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Machete (2010)
After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.
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His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009)
The ultimate retrospective on the groundbreaking horror series. (DVD)
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He Who Made Monsters: The Life and Art of Jack Pierce (2008)
Nice tribute to Universal make-up legend Jack Pierce who created some of the studios most famous works including Frankenstein's monster, the wolf man, the mummy and countless other creatures. Rick Baker, Tom Savini, Howard Berger, Bob Burns, Scott Essman, Kim Newman and Gregory Nicotero are just a few of the faces who appear and discuss the work of Pierce and why his work has had such a lasting impression on people. (imdb)
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Lost Boys: The Tribe (2008)
A brother and a sister move to a city that's inhabited by vampires.
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Seventy years ago, Jacob Burkitt murdered and dismembered his entire family and cast a dark shadow over the small town of Monessen, Pennsylvania. Now Sara's friends have decided to make her 18th birthday a night to remember by throwing her a surprise party in the reputedly haunted Burkitt Manor. As her friends set up the party, the evil within the house awakens and begins killing off her friends one by one. (Tony Wash)
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Planet Terror (2007)
A small-town sheriffs' department has to deal with an outbreak of murderous, infected people called "sickos." A gun-legged woman named Cherry (Rose McGowan) and her martial arts-wielding partner (Freddy Rodriguez) take on the zombie army. (IMDB)
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Blood, Boobs & Beast (2007)
The story of Don Dohler, an independent sci-fi and horror icon.
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Beyond the Wall of Sleep (2006)
In this adapation of H.P. Lovecraft's short story of the same name, William Sanderson plays Joe Slaader - a mysterious mountain man being held in the Ulster County Asylum after the brutal murder of his family... (imdb)
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Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
A documentary on the history of the slasher film. (imdb)
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Death 4 Told (2004)
Four horror stories occur in sequence connected by time and space. The first deals with a writer and his wife who move into a large house only to find it is already occupied. The second follows three college couples on a weekend camping trip where tall tales and legends are more real than fiction ... (imdb)
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Children of the Living Dead (2001)
In 1987 serial murderer and rapist Abbot Hayes disappeared from the morgue. Shortly afterwards, a zombie plague swept his hometown and many lost their lives in the ensuing battle. Now, fourteen years later, the aging residents of the town are trying to erase all traces of their past. But the arrival of a businessman who relocates the bodies of the local cemetery into a mass grave so he can build a car dealership riles up Abbot, who sets out to create his own army of the undead and take over. (imdb)
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The American Nightmare (2000)
Horror films have often been more than simple scares. At their best, they reflect society's anxiety's and concerns. In this film, major horror film makers such as George Romero and Tobe Hooper discuss the creation of their films in the 1960s and '70s and how they related to contemporary events while interviewed intellectuals give their own opinions. (imdb)
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From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino star as the Gecko brothers -- two dangerous outlaws on a wild crime spree. After kidnapping a father (Keitel) and his two kids (Lewis), the Geckos head south to a seedy Mexican bar to hide out in safety. But when they face the bar's truly notorious clientele, they're forced to team up with their hostages in order to make it out alive. (Dimension)
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Mr. Stitch (1995)
In a secret underground lab, a team of scientists has created a patchwork man out of body parts from 88 different individuals.
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Dario Argento: Master of Horror (1991)
A documentary about the films of Italian horror director Dario Argento. Included are clips from many of his films and interviews with friends, actors and colleagues. (imdb)
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Heartstopper (1991)
A physician who was hanged during the American Revolution for being a vampire is resurrected. He confesses his crimes to a priest, but starts to kill again. His modern descendant turns out to be a serial killer who also wants to be a vampire. (imdb)
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Two Evil Eyes (1990)
Two horror tales based on short stories by Edgar Allan Poe directed by two famous horror directors, George A. Romero and Dario Argento. (imdb)
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Night of the Living Dead (1990)
The unburied dead return to life and seek human victims. (imdb)
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Creepshow 2 (1987)
George Romero and Stephen King return to bring three stories that include a vengeful wooden Native American, a monstrous blob in a lake, and a hitchhiker who wants revenge...and will not die! (imdb)
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Drive-In Madness! (1987)
A compilation of trailers and previews from classic low-budget sci-fi and horror films.
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Document of the Dead (1985)
A documentary about George A. Romero's films, with a behind scenes look at Dawn of the Dead. (imdb)
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Creepshow (1982)
Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A.Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen. (imdb)
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Knightriders (1981)
A travelling troupe of jousters and performers are slowly cracking under the pressure of hick cops, financial troubles and their failure to live up to their own ideals (imdb)
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Maniac (1980)
A schizoid, serial killer randomly stalks and kills various young women in New York which he sees as revenge for the mistreatment he got while being raised by his own abusive mother. (imdb)
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Effects (1980)
Horror movie about an insane film director who hopes his crowning achievement will be a "snuff" documentary about the actual demise of a film crew working on a horror-movie shoot. The director's real cast and crew aren't too pleased when they find out about his project though. (imdb)
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Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Following an epidemic of zombies two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter and his girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
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Martin (1978)
A young man, who believes himself to be a vampire, goes to live with his elderly and hostile cousin in a small Pennsylvania town where he tries to redeem his blood-craving urges. (imdb)
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