Celebrating a decade of dread, Frightfest reaches its tenth year in 2009. It will open at the Empire Cinema in London's Leicester Square with the world premiere of Triangle on August 27 and close on August 31 with The Descent: Part 2.

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An American Werewolf In London
An American Werewolf In London
Fully restored version of the werewolf classic.
Hierro
Hierro
A mother becomes convinced her missing son is still alive.
The Human Centipede (First Sequence)
The Human Centipede (First Sequence)
A mad doctor plans to graft people together so that they form a crawling monstrosity, and two unfortunate American girls fall into his clutches.
Heartless
Heartless
A photographer's son with an unusual birthmark comes to suspect that demons are murdering the people of London.
The Horseman
The Horseman
A grief-mad father tracks down the men responsible for his daughter’s death and discovers more about his daughter than a father should ever know.
Vampire Girl vs Frankenstein Girl
Vampire Girl vs Frankenstein Girl
Two schoolgirls fight over a boy - using supernatural powers and extreme violence.
Black
Black
After a bank heist goes south, the surviving robber tries to get rich quick in Senegal, only to fall foul of a millionaire who is morphing into a snake and gaggle of other weirdos vying for power.
The House Of The Devil
The House Of The Devil
Retro suspense thriller centers on a cash-strapped college girl who answers a babysitting ad only to gradually unravel the horrifying secret behind why she was truly hired.
The Descent: Part Two
The Descent: Part Two
The survivor of the first film is forced to lead a rescue party in search of her missing friends.
Best Worst Movie
Best Worst Movie
Documentary about Troll 2 - considered by many to be the worst film ever made.
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Resurrecting the past
FrightFest's Spring Awakening has an older gem but the modern films are stuck in a time warp.
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A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

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