Folk Horror: A Study

Every film mentioned in the documentary "Woodlands Dark and Days Betwitched: A History of Folk Horror", organized in order of appearance/mention! Films included are only those spoken of directly by interviewees or films shown with onscreen mention of title/director/release year.

Part 1 - The Unholy Trinity (Witchfinder General, The Blood on Satan's Claw, The Wicker Man)
#1 - 8

Part 2 - Who is This, Who is Coming? - Signposts of British Folk Horror
#9 - 46
Discussed but not on Letterboxd: Escape into Night (Richard Bramall, 1972), Century Falls (1993), Bagpuss (1974)

Part 3 - We Don't Go Back - Paganism and Witchcraft
#47 - 58

Part 4 - Call Me From the Valley - American Folk Horror
#59…

  • Witchfinder General

    1

  • The Blood on Satan's Claw

    2

  • The Wicker Man

    3

  • Do You Remember Vietnam

    4

  • The Dirty Dozen

    5

  • The Wild Bunch

    6

  • Mark of the Devil

    7

  • Witchhammer

    8

  • Whistle and I'll Come to You

    9

  • The Stalls of Barchester

    10

  • Lost Hearts

    11

  • A Warning to the Curious

    12

  • The Ash Tree

    13

  • The Treasure of Abbot Thomas

    14

  • The Pledge

    15

  • The Moon and the Sledgehammer

    16

  • I Start Counting

    17

  • Requiem for a Village

    18

  • Psychomania

    19

  • Five Million Years To Earth

    20

  • The Year of the Sex Olympics

    21

  • Beasts

    22

  • The Stone Tape

    23

  • Red Shift

    24

  • The Woman in Black

    25

  • The Hungry Grass

    26

  • Quatermass

    27

  • Legend of the Witches

    28

  • Children of the Stones

    29

  • Stigma

    30

  • Rawhead Rex

    31

  • Robin Redbreast

    32

  • Penda's Fen

    33

  • The Living Grave

    34

  • Moondial

    35

  • The Owl Service

    36

  • The Company of Wolves

    37

  • The Lair of the White Worm

    38

  • Maurice

    39

  • A Room with a View

    40

  • Kill List

    41

  • Prevenge

    42

  • Anchoress

    43

  • A Field in England

    44

  • Murrain

    45

  • Eye of the Devil

    46

  • The Witch

    47

  • Transformations

    48

  • The Witches of Salem: The Horror and the Hope

    49

  • Night of the Eagle

    50

  • Black Sunday

    51

  • The Witches

    52

  • Vali

    53

  • Hagazussa

    54

  • Häxan

    55

  • The Witches of Eastwick

    56

  • The Craft

    57

  • Eyes of Fire

    58

  • Crowhaven Farm

    59

  • Burned at the Stake

    60

  • The City of the Dead

    61

  • Salem's Lot

    62

  • Pet Sematary

    63

  • Shadow of the Hawk

    64

  • Clearcut

    65

  • Grim Prairie Tales

    66

  • The Shining

    67

  • Creepshow 2

    68

  • You Are on Indian Land

    69

  • The Ballad of Crowfoot

    70

  • Hex

    71

  • The Amityville Horror

    72

  • Edge of the Knife

    73

  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    74

  • The Headless Horseman

    75

  • The Fog

    76

  • The Lighthouse

    77

  • All That Money Can Buy

    78

  • The Dunwich Horror

    79

  • Let's Scare Jessica to Death

    80

  • Backwoods

    81

  • The Lottery

    82

  • The Dark Secret of Harvest Home

    83

  • The Source Family

    84

  • Midsommar

    85

  • Marjoe

    86

  • Children of the Corn

    87

  • Deadly Blessing

    88

  • Manson

    89

  • The Reflecting Skin

    90

  • Wisconsin Death Trip

    91

  • The Wind

    92

  • The Legend of Hillbilly John

    93

  • The Fool Killer

    94

  • Jug Face

    95

  • Pumpkinhead

    96

  • Deliverance

    97

  • The Moonshiner

    98

  • Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural

    99

  • Two Thousand Maniacs!

    100