Krueger Library has a great movie collection. You can check any of them out using your WSU ID and keep them for a week. Here are some of our top picks for a fright-filled movie marathon:
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
When Melanie Daniels rolls into Bodega Bay in pursuit of eligible bachelor Mitch Brenner, the small California town is inexplicably attacked by thousands of birds. Based on a story by Daphne Du Maurier.
Call number: PN1995.9.H6 B5 2000
The Blair Witch Project
Directors: Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez
Three student filmmakers set out into the forest to film a documentary on a legend known as The Blair Witch. As they become lost in the woods, an unseen evil begins to stalk and harass them. They soon realize that what they are filming is not a legend, but their own descent into a horrifying encounter with the supernatural.
Call number: PN1995.9.H6 B535 1999
Friday the 13th
Director: Sean S. Cunningham
Camp Crystal Lake has been closed for over twenty years due to several vicious and unsolved murders. New owners reopen the camp, only to have each counselor stalked by a violent killer. This 24-hour nightmare of blood unfolds into a film which is widely acclaimed for its horrifying and creative murder sequences.
Call number: PN1995.9.H6 F753 1999
Director: John Carpenter
The residents of Haddonfield don’t know it yet, but death is coming to their small sleepy town. Sixteen years ago, Michael Myers, a ten year old boy, brutally kills his step father, his elder sister and her boyfriend. Sixteen years later, he escapes from the mental institution he has been placed in and makes his way back to his hometown intent on a murderous rampage. He is pursued by Dr. Sam Loomis who is Michael’s doctor and the only one who knows Michael’s true evil. Elsewhere a shy teenager by the name of Laurie Strode is babysitting on the night Michael comes home. She and her friends are now being stalked by Michael.
Call number: PN1995.9.H6 H3561 2007
Director: Eli Roth
Three post-college backpackers are in Amsterdam where they get locked out of their youth hostel. They are invited to stay at a guys house. He tells them of a hostel in eastern Europe where the women are all incredibly hot and have a taste for American men. When they get there everything is to good to be true, making this hostel a place “to die for.”
Call number: PN1995.9.H6 H67845 2006
Last House on the Left
Director: Wes Craven
Two young girls on their way to a Bloodlust concert end up as captives of three escaped convicts. Chilling drama of kidnap, torture and revenge. Director Wes Craven’s directorial debut.
Call number: PN1995.9.H6 L37 2002
Night of the Living Dead
Director: George Romero
Perhaps the last hope for humanity hide in a abandoned house from carnivorous walking corpses revived by radiation fallout.
Call number: PN1995.9.H6 N53 2001
Director: Wes Craven
A masked killer is on the loose and only the knowledge of low budget horror films can save the teenagers of the town.
Call number: PN1995.9.H6 S37 2011