The Film Flamers: A Horror Movie Podcast

Chris & Robert are The Film Flamers - a podcast covering the production, film history, and legacy of each horror film (or horror adjacent film) they cover, with a bit of comedy tossed in! Expect deep dives of both new and old favorites, hot takes and movie reviews of new releases, top ten lists, and the latest horror movie news. When it comes to horror movies, The Film Flamers podcast has you covered… in blood!

Top Ten Gateway Horror Movies

November 14th, 2022

Join us as we count down our picks for the Top Ten Gateway Horror Movies! We're focusing on films that got us into horror in the 80s and beyond, and some of these are representational of a whole lot more. Do you agree with our picks? Let us know! If you have anything to add to the discussion, please don't hesitate to do so by reaching out to us on social media @TheFilmFlamers, or call our hotline and leave us a message at 972-666-7733!


The List

  1. The Wizard of Oz
  2. The Neverending Story
  3. Legend
  4. Labyrinth
  5. Return to Oz
  6. The Dark Crystal
  7. Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
  8. Raiders of the Lost Ark
  9. Little Shop of Horrors
  10. The Last Unicorn


Special Mentions: 

  • Animated Movies: Sleeping Beauty, Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Anastasia, Land Before Time, The Black Cauldron, Coraline, Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Gateway Straight-Horror: Gremlins, The Witches, Tremors, The Gate, Beetlejuice, Ghostbusters
  • Other: Darby O'Gale and the Little People, Ten Commandments
  • On TV: Tales from the Crypt, Twilight Zone, Simpsons Treehouse of Horror
  • Kids TV: Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Goosebumps, Batman & X-Men the animated series


Out this Month:

  • Week 1: Shooting the Flames
  • Week 2: Top Ten Gateway Horror Movies
  • Week 3: The Neverending Story
  • Week 4: Legend
  • Patreon: Gateway Horror Poll!


Coming in December 2022:

  • Batman Returns
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas 


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Sweet dreams... 



"Welcome to Horrorland" by Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Includes music by Karl Casey @ White Bat Audio

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