There are a ton of Horror Docs out there; many of them come in the form of shorter "Making of" and "Behind the Scenes" featurettes on Blu-ray & DVD releases, but the ones that we love the most usually tend to be full-length efforts that delve as deep as they can into their subject matter. Of course, some of them are no more than countdowns or celebrations of the years of Horror past. Some of them are even about real-life Horrors.
No matter their topic, most Horror Documentaries are enjoyable to watch, and they usually teach us something new.
If you're in the mood for a truly quality Horror Documentary, any of the movies in our Top Six will do you right. For us, Crystal Lake Memories, Never Sleep Again, and More Brains are the absolute best of them (because they are so jam-packed with content, and were every bit a fun to watch as the movies that inspired them), but they all bring their own unique and terrifying vision to the Horror Documentary Sub-Genre.
- Bravo’s 100 Scariest Movie Moments isn’t currently available to buy, but it usually pops up on TV in October, so keep your eyes out, and your DVR’s ready.
- Halloween: The Inside Story can be bought through Amazon.UK, or you can try to catch it if it airs on TV sometime this Fall. Same goes for the Jaws and Silence of the Lambs Docs below.
- Terror in the Aisles is available as a Special Feature on the Halloween II Blu-ray.
*Most of the links go to Amazon so that you can stream or grab yourself a copy of the movies; our review of the movie (when applicable); or in the case of some of the older & more obscure titles, IMDB, because they simply aren't available to stream or purchase.