Nightmares in Red, White and Blue
Nightmares in Red, White and Blue (2009)

Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film is a feature-length documentary based on the book of the same name by Joseph Maddrey. It examines the idea that horror films reflect the times and places in which… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 6, 2009
DVD Release Date: September 28, 2010
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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A fun and smart documentary for horror fans, filled with dozens of great clips.

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Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton
Dread Central

It delivers a film school semester's worth of knowledge in 1 tight & thoroughly entertaining feature and goes a long way toward validating horror as a respectable film genre.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
A relatively informative doc that discusses the birth and evolution of American horror movies in a generally entertaining way, but the problem is that a lot of… More
Randy Tippy
Nice, inclusive documentary on the evolution of the American Horror genre. Lots of insightful interviews and clips from known and lesser known films.
Alex roy
This is an awesome documentary on the appeal of horror film and the audience's obsession of being scared. Featuring in depth interviews from genre… More
Greg S
Lance Henriksen narrates this survey of a century of American anxieties and how they are reflected in our horror movies. The movie features clips from more than… More
Melvin White
Nightmares in Red, White, and Blue is a solid documentary that shows the evolution of the American horror film and how different political and social times… More
Reid Volk
Fantastic horror documentary about the evolution of the American horror film. Since the scope is limited to American cinema, the film really dives in to what… More