List of eco-horror films

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This is a list of eco-horror films. These are documentaries dealing with the possible disastrous ecological consequences of human activity.[1][2]

Also included are some natural horror[a] films[3] and other horror films[4] whose plot includes mention of ecological issues.[2]




  1. ^ "Natural Horror". Allrovi. Archived from the original on 7 February 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2015. [Natural horror is a subgenre of horror films] featuring nature running amok in the form of mutated beasts, carnivorous insects, and normally harmless animals or plants turned into cold-blooded killers. 


  1. ^ Ford 2008. "Unlike most horror films these movies aren't fiction, they are serious documentaries tackling the big issues of our time. But the message is still: Be afraid."
  2. ^ a b Ulaby 2008.
  3. ^ Simpson 2010. "... this article examines how a number of exploitation horror films have dealt with environmental topics and issues of trespass. In particular ... animals ... in some key Australian eco-horror films from the last 30 years..."
  4. ^ Screen Daily 2011. "...Drought, [an] eco-horror tale about survivors of an apocalypse whose precious water source is threatened by a legion of bloodthirsty youths."
  5. ^ a b c Ford 2008.
  6. ^ Taubin, Amy (September 2006). "An Inconvenient Truth". BFI. Retrieved 4 September 2011. 
  7. ^ Simpson 2010.
  8. ^ Jordan, Bruce (20 June 2010). "Long Weekend (1978)". Retrieved 4 September 2011. 
  9. ^ Whitty, Stephen (18 September 2007). "Eco-horror tale short on horror but effectively unsettling". Retrieved 4 September 2011. 
  10. ^ Nayman, Adam (24 November 2008). "The Big Chill: Larry Fessenden’s The Last Winter". Cinema Scope: Issue 29. Retrieved 4 September 2011. 
  11. ^ Foy 2010, p. 168. "The Happening is a naturalist parable of what might occur if the earth began rejecting humanity as a virus."
  12. ^ Piepenburg, Erik (28 October 2012). "With 'The Bay,' Barry Levinson Makes Eco-Horror". Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  13. ^ Ramos, Steve (14 September 2012). "TIFF12 Review: THE BAY. Veteran filmmaker Barry Levinson tries his hand at found footage horror and comes up short". Retrieved 7 November 2012.