Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Freaks

WHEN MISCELLANEOUS ODDITIES ATTACK:
A FILMOGRAPHY



    All right, so anything can theoretically be a monster simply by crossing the borders of its categorization, but the films do favor the especially perverse or creepy; hence the preponderance of ambulatory body parts and cutesy characters gone horribly wrong.


    Freaks (1932)–armless, legless, pinheaded freaks.
    Fiend Without A Face (1958)–brains with tails.
    The Blob (1958)–goo.
    Wasp Woman (1960)
    Blood Beast Terror (1967)–moth woman.
    Blood Freak (1971)–turkey monster.
    Octaman (1971)
    Beware! The Blob (1972)–goo again.
    Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978)–nuclear produce.
    Basket Case (1982)–Siamese twins.
    Blood Link (1983)–Siamese twins.
    The Stuff (1985)–dessert.
    Evil Spawn (1987)–werebug.
    The Brain (1988)–brain with teeth.
    The Blob (1988)–goo re-do.
    Scarecrows (1988)
    Basket Case II (1990)
    Basket Case III (1992)
    Leprechaun (1993)
    Head of the Family (1996)–you guessed it.
    Killer Condom (1998)–German horror-comedy.
    SideShow (2000)–female runaways to the carnival.