This top list includes some really fun commentary and is a sure fire 5 best ‘Coming of Age’ horror movies to watch on Halloween list. The list includes Monster Squad (1987), Teen Wolf (1985), The Lost Boys (1987), Attack the Block (2011), and The Goonies (1985). Thanks to kreshjun for making this video for our entertainment. The video is below with full details on each movie.
The Monster Squad (1987)
Synopsis: Dracula is alive. In fact, he plans to rule the world and that is why he seeks the help of other legendary monsters. However, a bunch of kids regarded by their peers as losers uncover the devious plan and prepare for a counter strike.
Directors Fred Dekker
Genres Horror, Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy, Comedy, Family
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Writers: Shane Black, Fred Dekker
Producers: Keith Barish, Rob Cohen, Peter Hyams, Neil A. Machlis, Jonathan A. Zimbert
Musicians: Bruce Broughton
Editors: James Mitchell
Teen Wolf (1985)
Synopsis: Meet Scott Howard, a struggling high school student with problems. He is on a lackluster basketball team with a lame duck coach, he is having problems getting noticed by the prettiest girl in his school, Pamela Wells (who already has a boyfriend who wants to ruin Scott's life named Mick McAllister). But in the middle of it all, he feels an effects of a dog whistle and he itches everywhere and even discovers that his nails are longer and sharp. When he came home from a party, he discovers his new problem. He is a half human-wolf hybrid. He tries to keep this a secret, but during a basketball game the secret comes out and it helped Scott to turn his life around, the basketball team starts to become a contender for the state championships. He became very popular, and he was discovered by Pamela, and begin to go out with each other (despite that Pamela is still going out with Mick). However, Scott's father warns him about turning into the wolf out of anger. Scott must watch his anger as he can still win Pamela's heart and the High School Basketball State Championship game.
Directors Rod Daniel
Genres Fantasy, Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG
Writers: Jeph Loeb, Matthew Weisman
Producers: Thomas Coleman, Mark Levinson, Jeph Loeb, George W. Perkins, Michael Rosenblatt, Scott M. Rosenfelt, Matthew Weisman
Musicians: Miles Goodman
Editors: Lois Freeman-Fox
The Lost Boys (1987)
Synopsis: A mother and her two sons move to a small coast town in California. The town is plagued by bikers and some mysterious deaths. The younger boy makes friends with two other boys who claim to be vampire hunters while the older boy is drawn into the gang of bikers by a beautiful girl. The older boy starts sleeping days and staying out all night while the younger boy starts getting into trouble because of his friends' obsession.
Directors Joel Schumacher
Genres Horror, Fantasy, Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Writers: Jan Fischer, James Jeremias
Producers: Harvey Bernhard, Mark Damon, Richard Donner, John W. Hyde
Musicians: Thomas Newman
Editors: Robert Brown
Attack the Block (2011)
Synopsis: Attack the Block follows an unlucky young woman and a gang of tough inner city kids who make an unlikely alliance to try to defend their turf against an invasion of savage alien creatures, turning a South London apartment complex into an intergalactic war-zone.
Directors Joe Cornish
Genres Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Producers: James Biddle, Jenny Borgars, Will Clarke, Olivier Courson, Matthew Justice, Lucy Pardee, Nira Park, Tessa Ross, James Wilson, Edgar Wright
Musicians: Steven Price
Editors: Jonathan Amos
The Goonies (1985)
Synopsis: Mikey Walsh and Brandon Walsh are brothers whose family is preparing to move because developers want to build a golf course in the place of their neighborhood -- unless enough money is raised to stop the construction of the golf course, and that's quite doubtful. But when Mikey stumbles upon a treasure map of the famed "One-Eyed" Willy's hidden fortune, Mikey, Brandon, and their friends Lawrence "Chunk" Cohen, Clark "Mouth" Devereaux, Andrea "Andy" Carmichael, Stefanie "Stef" Steinbrenner, and Richard "Data" Wang, calling themselves The Goonies, set out on a quest to find the treasure in hopes of saving their neighborhood. The treasure is in a cavern, but the entrance to the cavern is under the restaurant of evil thief Mama Fratelli and her sons Jake Fratelli, Francis Fratelli, and the severely disfigured Lotney "Sloth" Fratelli. Sloth befriends the Goonies and decides to help them.
Directors Richard Donner
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Romance, Family
MPAA Rating: R
Writers: Steven Spielberg, Chris Columbus
Producers: Harvey Bernhard, Richard Donner, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Steven Spielberg
Musicians: Dave Grusin
Editors: Michael Kahn, Steven Spielberg