43. Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966)
> IMDb average rating: 1.8/10 (35,663 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 20% (8,246 votes)
> Starring: Tom Neyman, John Reynolds, Diane Adelson, Harold P. Warren
A family on a road trip through the desert ends up in the clutches of a bizarre cult. The plot revolves around the father’s attempts to pry his wife and daughter from the cult’s master. Will he succeed? Because it’s a horror film and not a family movie, you can pretty much guess the ending.
42. Deep Core (2000)
> IMDb average rating: 3/10 (1,278 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 5% (763 votes)
> Starring: Craig Sheffer, Terry Farrell, Bruce McGill, Harry Van Gorkum
In this science fiction thriller, a drilling operation hits a bit too close to the earth’s core, setting off volcanic eruptions and earthquakes across the globe. The Chinese government and nuclear weapons also figure in the convoluted story.
41. Hangmen (1987)
> IMDb average rating: 3/10 (1,085 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 5% (1,617 votes)
> Starring: Rick Washburn, Dog Thomas, Keith Bogart, J. Christian Ingvordsen
“Hangmen” marks the screen debut of Sandra Bullock, who fortunately went on to better roles than this spy thriller about a rogue CIA assassination unit and a team of former Special Operations soldiers determined to bring them down. The film also features former boxer Jake LaMotta (immortalized in the Martin Scorsese film “Raging Bull).
40. Xtro II: The Second Encounter (1991)
> IMDb average rating: 3.4/10 (1,644 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 0% (448 votes)
> Starring: Jan-Michael Vincent, Paul Koslo, Tara Buckman, Jano Frandsen
In this mashup of science fiction and horror, government scientists find a portal to another dimension. Through this portal escapes a hungry alien creature. If the plot sounds familiar to the vastly superior “Alien” it’s probably because it is.
39. Alone in the Dark (2005)
> IMDb average rating: 2.4/10 (45,057 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 11% (57,801 votes)
> Starring: Christian Slater, Tara Reid, Stephen Dorff, Frank C. Turner
A supernatural detective played by Christian Slater learns that an ancient band of demons plan to return to life in the 21th century. The detective, his ex-girlfriend, and another friend stand at the gates of hell (you read that right) to stop them.