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* ''Film/ForeverEvil'' (1987), a DirectToVideo movie that sat unnoticed for many years, although it is notable for averting a few horror tropes (such as LetsSplitUpGang and ThrowAwayGuns) and because the writer [[http://www.stomptokyo.com/badmoviereport/making.html has since put up his own account of the movie's creation]]. The reference is through a demon named "Yog Kothag" ([[ItsPronouncedTroPay pronounced "Koh-thagg"]]).

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* ''Film/ForeverEvil'' (1987), a DirectToVideo movie that sat unnoticed for many years, although it is notable for averting a few horror tropes (such as LetsSplitUpGang and ThrowAwayGuns) and because the writer [[http://www.stomptokyo.com/badmoviereport/making.html has since put up his own account of the movie's creation]]. The reference is through a demon named "Yog Kothag" ([[ItsPronouncedTroPay ([[ItIsPronouncedTroPay pronounced "Koh-thagg"]]).


* ''Film/CurseOfTheCrimsonAltar'' (1968). Based on "The Dreams in the Witch-House." Also known as ''The Crimson Cult''. A middling effort, but enhanced by the presence of horror veterans Creator/ChristopherLee, Creator/BorisKarloff, and Michael Gough.

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* ''Film/CurseOfTheCrimsonAltar'' (1968). Based on "The Dreams in the Witch-House." Also known as ''The Crimson Cult''. A middling effort, but enhanced by the presence of horror veterans Creator/ChristopherLee, Creator/BorisKarloff, and Michael Gough.Creator/MichaelGough.

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* ''Film/{{Witchouse}}'' (1999): The film is set in Dunwich, Massachusetts and the villain owns a copy of the Necronomicon.


* ''The Valdemar Heritage'' (''La Herencia Valdemar'' - 2010). Featuring: Creator/AleisterCrowley, Creator/BramStoker and a few others. Based on CthulhuMythos. Info on [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1242744/ IMDB]]
* ''The Valdemar Heritage: The Forbidden Shadow'' (''La Herencia Valdemar: La Sombra Prohibida'' - 2011). Featuring: [[TomeOfEldritchLore The Necronomicon]], Creator/HPLovecraft, and [[spoiler:Cthulhu himself]]! Based on CthulhuMythos. Info on [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1727800/ IMDB]]

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* ''The Valdemar Heritage'' (''La Herencia Valdemar'' - 2010). Featuring: Creator/AleisterCrowley, Creator/BramStoker and a few others. Based on CthulhuMythos.Franchise/CthulhuMythos. Info on [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1242744/ IMDB]]
* ''The Valdemar Heritage: The Forbidden Shadow'' (''La Herencia Valdemar: La Sombra Prohibida'' - 2011). Featuring: [[TomeOfEldritchLore The Necronomicon]], Creator/HPLovecraft, and [[spoiler:Cthulhu himself]]! Based on CthulhuMythos.Franchise/CthulhuMythos. Info on [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1727800/ IMDB]]


* ''Film/CurseOfTheCrimsonAltar'' (1968). Based on "The Dreams in the Witch-House." Also known as ''The Crimson Cult''.

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* ''Film/CurseOfTheCrimsonAltar'' (1968). Based on "The Dreams in the Witch-House." Also known as ''The Crimson Cult''. A middling effort, but enhanced by the presence of horror veterans Creator/ChristopherLee, Creator/BorisKarloff, and Michael Gough.


* ''Film/CurseOfTheCrimsonCult'' (1968). Based on "The Dreams in the Witch-House." Also known as ''The Crimson Cult''.

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* ''Film/CurseOfTheCrimsonCult'' ''Film/CurseOfTheCrimsonAltar'' (1968). Based on "The Dreams in the Witch-House." Also known as ''The Crimson Cult''.


* ''Film/TheCrimsonCult'' (1968). Based on "The Dreams in the Witch-House." Also known as ''Curse of the Crimson Altar''.

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* ''Film/TheCrimsonCult'' ''Film/CurseOfTheCrimsonCult'' (1968). Based on "The Dreams in the Witch-House." Also known as ''Curse of the ''The Crimson Altar''.Cult''.


* ''The Shuttered Room'' (1967). Based on the August Derleth story of the same name. The action is moved to Britain, all supernatural elements are removed, and the result feels more like ''StrawDogs'' than anything Lovecraftian. Also known as ''Blood Island''.

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* ''The Shuttered Room'' (1967). Based on the August Derleth story of the same name. The action is moved to Britain, all supernatural elements are removed, and the result feels more like ''StrawDogs'' ''Film/StrawDogs'' than anything Lovecraftian. Also known as ''Blood Island''.


* ''Film/{{Cthulhu}}'' (2007). Actually based on ''Literature/TheShadowOverInnsmouth'', moved to the Pacific Northwest and making the main character gay. The director and writer [[WordOfGod stated]] that they were using the story as a metaphor for being gay, [[CreatorsApathy and later admitted not having much respect for horror, including Lovecraft, when they first started working on the film.]]

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* ''Film/{{Cthulhu}}'' (2007). Actually based on ''Literature/TheShadowOverInnsmouth'', moved to the Pacific Northwest and making the main character gay. The director and writer [[WordOfGod stated]] that they were using the story as a metaphor for being gay, [[CreatorsApathy and later admitted not having much respect for horror, including Lovecraft, when they first started working on the film.]]


* ''Film/{{Cthulhu}}'' (2007). Actually based on ''Literature/TheShadowOverInnsmouth'', moved to the Pacific Northwest and making the main character gay. The director and writer [[WordOfGod stated]] that they were using the story as a metaphor for being gay, and later admitted not having much respect for horror, including Lovecraft, when they first started working on the film.

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* ''Film/{{Cthulhu}}'' (2007). Actually based on ''Literature/TheShadowOverInnsmouth'', moved to the Pacific Northwest and making the main character gay. The director and writer [[WordOfGod stated]] that they were using the story as a metaphor for being gay, [[CreatorsApathy and later admitted not having much respect for horror, including Lovecraft, when they first started working on the film.]]


* ''Cthulhu Mansion'' (1990). Also known as ''Black Magic Mansion'', a much more appropriate title.
** No Lovecraftian elements at all; the title was merely chosen for marketing purposes.

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* ''Cthulhu Mansion'' (1990). Also known as ''Black Magic Mansion'', a much more appropriate title.
** No
title. The story has no Lovecraftian elements at all; elements; the title was merely chosen for marketing purposes.


* ''Film/{{Necronomicon}}'' (1993). Anthology with segments that are [[InNameOnly titled]] "The Rats in the Walls" (only with no rats or cannibalism), "Cool Air" (only with [[HotterAndSexier lots of sex]]), and "The Whisperer in Darkness" (only with neither Mi-Go, the hills of Vermont, nor much to do with Creator/HPLovecraft at all really). The frame story stars Jeffrey Combs, in heavy prosthetic makeup, as Lovecraft himself. The "Cool Air" segment stars a very [[MoneyDearBoy cash-strapped]] David Warner.

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* ''Film/{{Necronomicon}}'' (1993). Anthology with segments that are [[InNameOnly titled]] "The Rats in the Walls" (only with no rats or cannibalism), "Cool Air" (only with [[HotterAndSexier lots of sex]]), and "The Whisperer in Darkness" (only with neither Mi-Go, Mi-Go nor the hills of Vermont, nor much to do with Creator/HPLovecraft at all really).Vermont; some viewers have suggested that it is actually an adaptation of a different Lovecraft story, "The Nameless City"). The frame story stars Jeffrey Combs, in heavy prosthetic makeup, as Lovecraft himself. The "Cool Air" segment stars a very [[MoneyDearBoy cash-strapped]] David Warner.


* ''Film/ReAnimator'' (1985) and its sequels ''Film/BrideOfReAnimator'' (1989) and ''Film/BeyondReAnimator'' (2003). Based on "Herbert West -- Reanimator." Creator/JeffreyCombs's first Lovecraftian film by Stuart Gordon, two years after his entry into the horror genre. This is another comedy, but a fairly intelligent one; it doesn't skimp on either CharacterDevelopment or gore, and the subplot involving POV character Dan and his girlfriend is actually quite touching. The first sequel, ''Bride of Re-Animator'', brings in more of the original story's events and mythology; the second, ''Beyond Re-Animator'', takes the story in odd new directions. A fourth film, ''House of Re-Animator'', is currently languishing in DevelopmentHell.

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* ''Film/ReAnimator'' (1985) and its sequels ''Film/BrideOfReAnimator'' (1989) and ''Film/BeyondReAnimator'' (2003). Based on "Herbert West -- Reanimator." ''Literature/HerbertWestReanimator''. Creator/JeffreyCombs's first Lovecraftian film by Stuart Gordon, two years after his entry into the horror genre. This is another comedy, but a fairly intelligent one; it doesn't skimp on either CharacterDevelopment or gore, and the subplot involving POV character Dan and his girlfriend is actually quite touching. The first sequel, ''Bride of Re-Animator'', ''Film/BrideOfReAnimator'', brings in more of the original story's events and mythology; the second, ''Beyond Re-Animator'', ''Film/BeyondReAnimator'', takes the story in odd new directions. A fourth film, ''House of Re-Animator'', is currently languishing in DevelopmentHell.



* ''Out of Mind: The Stories of H.P. Lovecraft'' (1998). A 60-minute Canadian film that mixes many stories of Lovecraft in a new story about a late 20th century man called Randolph Carter (of course) who receives a book from a great-uncle who died before he was born and who starts visiting his great-uncle's memories in his dreams. While taking liberties with Lovecraft's stories, the movie tries to remain faithful to their themes and atmosphere. Includes elements from "Re-animator", "Literature/TheCaseOfCharlesDexterWard" and "The Statement of Randolph Carter". Christopher Heyerdahl as Lovecraft makes an appearance, being visited by a dreaming Randolph Carter, wearing a shirt with his face on it.

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* ''Out of Mind: The Stories of H.P. Lovecraft'' (1998). A 60-minute Canadian film that mixes many stories of Lovecraft in a new story about a late 20th century man called Randolph Carter (of course) who receives a book from a great-uncle who died before he was born and who starts visiting his great-uncle's memories in his dreams. While taking liberties with Lovecraft's stories, the movie tries to remain faithful to their themes and atmosphere. Includes elements from "Re-animator", ''Literature/HerbertWestReanimator'', "Literature/TheCaseOfCharlesDexterWard" and "The Statement of Randolph Carter". Christopher Heyerdahl as Lovecraft makes an appearance, being visited by a dreaming Randolph Carter, wearing a shirt with his face on it.


* ''[[http://www.cthulhulives.org/cocmovie/ The Call of Cthulhu]]'' (2005). Produced by the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society (nominally a ''Call of Cthulhu'' LARP organization). A period piece conceived as being the movie that ''would'' have been made if Lovecraft had signed a movie deal in 1927 when the story was written; a [[SilenceIsGolden silent film]], [[DeliberatelyMonochrome in black and white]], with cardboard backdrops and a stop-motion Cthulhu. A favourite at horror film festivals and quite possibly ''the best Lovecraft adaptation ever made''.

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* ''[[http://www.cthulhulives.org/cocmovie/ The Call of Cthulhu]]'' ''Film/TheCallOfCthulhu'' (2005). Produced by the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society Creator/HPLovecraftHistoricalSociety (nominally a ''Call of Cthulhu'' LARP organization). A period piece conceived as being the movie that ''would'' have been made if Lovecraft had signed a movie deal in 1927 when the story was written; a [[SilenceIsGolden silent film]], [[DeliberatelyMonochrome in black and white]], with cardboard backdrops and a stop-motion Cthulhu. A favourite at horror film festivals and quite possibly ''the best Lovecraft adaptation ever made''.



* ''Film/{{The Whisperer in Darkness}}'' (2011). The HPLHS's followup to the above-mentioned ''The Call of Cthulhu'', based on a similar conceit; however, rather than being a silent film, this movie, in fitting with the original story's publication date of 1931, is a talkie. Rather than a straight adaptation, like the previous film, this one is more of an [[AdaptationExpansion expanded adaptation]]. It depicts the events of the book, but where the book ends with the protagonists' flight from Akeley's farm and back home, the movie goes on to have him thwart a ritual preceding an AlienInvasion by the [[StarfishAliens Mi-Go]], and fight them in a mid-air combat scene. Since the ending is [[BittersweetEnding no less]] [[DownerEnding Lovecraftian]] for it, general consensus is that the movie is, again, a loyal adaptation of the Mythos to film. Available on DVD.

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* ''Film/{{The Whisperer in Darkness}}'' ''Film/TheWhispererInDarkness'' (2011). The HPLHS's Creator/HPLovecraftHistoricalSociety's followup to the above-mentioned ''The Call of Cthulhu'', based on a similar conceit; however, rather than being a silent film, this movie, in fitting with the original story's publication date of 1931, is a talkie. Rather than a straight adaptation, like the previous film, this one is more of an [[AdaptationExpansion expanded adaptation]]. It depicts the events of the book, but where the book ends with the protagonists' flight from Akeley's farm and back home, the movie goes on to have him thwart a ritual preceding an AlienInvasion by the [[StarfishAliens Mi-Go]], and fight them in a mid-air combat scene. Since the ending is [[BittersweetEnding no less]] [[DownerEnding Lovecraftian]] for it, general consensus is that the movie is, again, a loyal adaptation of the Mythos to film. Available on DVD.

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