False Positive Tips: Favorite Schlock, Camp, + Kitsch Horror Movies –


Nostalgia tends to give me rose-colored glasses. So, I can’t trust my own judgment on all these.


These movies are flawed. They’re beautiful. They’re bonkers. They’re fun. And, they’re probably an acquired taste. But, I love them.


These crazy horror movies inspire me.


I tried to omit titles that I put on other lists.


There’s a similar, but different, list here: Top HORROR COMEDY Movies


Best Schlock Horror Flicks

In no particular order.


WARNING: Some of these trailers contain SPOILERS.


So Bad, They’re Awesome Horror Movies…


Chopping Mall (1986)



Death Spa (1982)



Ninja 3: The Domination (1984)

Not quite a horror flick, but wonderful.



Campy Fun Horror Films


They Live (1988)


Scanners (1981)



Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)



April Fool’s Day (1986)


Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)


Army of Darkness (1992)


More Favorite Campy/ Bonkers Horror Movies…


Wishmaster (1997)

Night of the Creeps (1986)

The Return of the Living Dead (1985) 

Creepshow (1982)

Creepshow 2 (1987)

Trick ‘r Treat (2007)


So Bad They Might Be Good Horror Movies…


The Stuff (1985)

Troll 2 (1990)

Basket Case (1982)




Do you have a Favorite Schlock, Camp, or Kitsch Horror Movie?