Live Poll: Women of Horror

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If you were asked to think of all the horror movie directors you can, chances are more men than women would come to mind. With that being said, there have been many successful horror movies directed by females, some of which may come as a surprise to you.

Which of the following horror movies directed by female(s) is your favorite?

Please note: Only movies with at least 15,000 IMDb user ratings will be included.

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls029945731/
Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/43efMjxEETM/
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Posted 11 months ago

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Breumaster

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Hello, groovyvic.

The link is broken. The appendix
'edit?ref_=ttls_edt'
is from your edit-page.
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groovyvic,

I updated the link to your list from:
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls029945731/edit?ref_=ttls_edt
to
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls029945731/

With the original link, other people cannot edit your list and will receive a 403 (Access Denied) error.
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FYC:
The Voices - Marjane Satrapi
The Invitation - Karyn Kusama
American Psycho - Mary Harron
Pet Sematary II - Mary Lambert
Silent House - codirected by Laura Lau
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I didn't include american psycho because IMDB has denied my requests in the past to put horror as a genre, so I thought they wouldn't want to contradict themselves by posting my poll lol. Good suggestions adding some!!
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I am a big fan of Rachel Talalay so despite it's not my favorite of the franchise, her entry will probably have my vote.

Yet to see Near Dark, but I've heard a lot of praiseand hope it will live up to it.
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Near Dark is my vote for sure, amazing movie right on par with Lost Boys and Fright Night (all 9s to me)
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Wait no I love American Mary too
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Oh, and in my opinion 15,000 is too high of a bar from that subject, mostly because there are a lot of rather obscure but great horror movies directed by women, such as The Velvet Vampire (1971) and Blood Bath (1966) by pioneering exploitation director Stephanie Rothman first ever feamle member of DGA. Directors like Rothman need more exposure and acclaim they initally were declined of because both gender AND ghetto status of explotation and independent film. 
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Hm. If I add movies with 500 votes I'll have no way of narrowing to 35. Movies directed by both a man and a woman aren't being added, or Goodnight Mommy would forsure be on the list
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Kathryn Bigelow
When your married to James Cameron
OMG I never thought of these 2 together.
They are not just A List. They are A+!!
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Well, they're divorced now, but keep being friends. 
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These may be eligible:

Revenge (2017)
The Bad Batch (2016)
Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)
Red Riding Hood (2011)
After.Life (2009)
Blood and Chocolate (2007)
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Yes to all. I looked through at least 20 lists and eventually the only new ones I was discovering were unknowns with a few hundred votes, so I thought I'd found everything. IDK how u do it Peter, thank u for being u.

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NONE. They all stink.
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false
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Philip, can you tell me why?
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Congratulations groovy-vic on your 14th live poll! As of 3-Oct-2018 8:39 PM Pacific your polls have 3,894 or more votes, for an average of 278 votes per poll.

Women of Horror
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Shouldn't you also include "Silent Hill: Revelation" (2012)?  The director M. J. Bassett (formerly "Michael) identifies as a transgender woman. 





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Michael J Bassett is actually the name associated with the release of that film so it wouldn't work anyways, M.J. still publicly identified as a dude at the time
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groovyvic,

At your discretion, you can add Silent Hill: Revelation (2012) with M.J. Bassett at the end of your list and ask for a re-push.

FAQ: Poll Authors - Re-Push Requests

If you decide to add this choice be sure to include the date you added the choice. Please read the first post in the thread for instructions.
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you've missed out some of the best horror films that have female actresses in, so there's no point in asking for votes
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Groovyvic has not been an active participant for about 5 months now, so I don't think she will read your reply,  Craig Campbell.
Thanks
Cheers

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Oh and Craig, those are Directed by Women, not an actresses poll.