My Bloody Valentine (1981)

A bloody good time.

Catch this landmark ’80s slasher in its full uncut gory glory, and it’s the gold medal winner in its genre.

The tale of coal miners (and their dance dates) being terrorized by a heavy-breathing killer who’s out to avenge the dark history of a deceptively quaint hole-in-the-wall town, it’s a killer thriller.

It features a strong mystery, with a melancholy final reveal, a lot of Canadian accents, and (in the uncut edition), the most affecting death one of these films ever put on the screen.

All that, and the best WTF credits song ever crafted:

 

 

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