Part I

Don’t have In Search of Darkness yet? No problem. Purchase the ‘Trilogy’ tier to get the entire collection or add an individual copy of In Search of Darkness at checkout.

In Search of Darkness is the most complete retrospective documentary of the genre ever made. Featuring compelling critical takes, insider tales, and unheard anecdotes, this extraordinary documentary delivers a new perspective on the decade that gave rise to some of the horror genre’s greatest films and franchises.

Over its four-hour-plus runtime, In Search of Darkness features an incredible cast of 45+ contributors, including John Carpenter (Director – The Fog, The Thing, They Live, Prince of Darkness), Heather Langenkamp (Actor – A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise), Doug Bradley (Actor – Hellraiser franchise), Kane Hodder (Actor - Friday the 13th VII-X) and Barbara Crampton (Actor - Re-Animator, From Beyond).

Each of the contributors gives their unique take on the genre and the films they were a part of. This is your opportunity to go behind the scenes of your favorite horror movies with the largest cast of ‘80s horror legends ever assembled.

Together, In Search of Darkness, In Search of Darkness: Part II, and In Search of Darkness: Part III provide 14+ hours of incredible insights into ‘80s Horror. Offer ends at Midnight on Halloween.

Press for In Search of Darkness

In Search of Darkness received fantastic reviews from both critics and fans: 

"Compulsively watchable" - The Verge

"Absolutely captivating and everything I had been hoping for" - Nightmarish Conjurings

"An all-encompassing, delightfully spooky love letter to eighties horror" - Dread Central

"Guaranteed to be a documentary horror fans revisit time and time again" - Geeks of Doom

"A geeky and passionate tribute to American ‘80s horror films" - Sublime Horror

"Works great as a time-capsule film, cataloguing the best the decade had to offer and celebrating what made it such a special time in horror" - Film Pulse

"Thorough, affectionate, & endlessly entertaining" - The Spool

"A must-see, must-own documentary" - Saving Content

"A movie for the weirdos and misfits who have been obsessed with the darker side of things for as long as they can remember" - Goomba Stomp

"A towering testament to the love and passion inspired by ‘80s horror movies" - Boston Hassle

“A thoroughly entertaining documentary that provides a treasure trove of fun anecdotes and insightful analysis for hardened horror hounds” - New Horror Express

Full Cast for In Search of Darkness: Part I 

Tom Atkins (Actor – The Fog, Halloween III, Night of the Creeps)

Doug Bradley (Actor – Hellraiser Franchise)

Joe Bob Briggs (Film Critic/Writer, Host of The Last Drive-In With Joe Bob Briggs)

Darcy the Mail Girl (Cohost – The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs)

Lori Cardille (Actor – Day of the Dead)

John Carpenter (Director – The Fog, The Thing, They Live, Prince of Darkness)

Nick Castle (Actor – Halloween)

Larry Cohen (Writer/Director – It’s Alive, Q, The Stuff)

Jeffrey Combs (Actor – Re-Animator, From Beyond)

Barbara Crampton (Actor – Re-Animator, From Beyond, Chopping Mall)

Sean S. Cunningham (Director/Producer – Friday the 13th, House)

Joe Dante (Director – The Howling, Gremlins, The ‘Burbs)

Keith David (Actor – The Thing, They Live)

Katie Featherston (Actor – Paranormal Activity Franchise)

Mick Garris (Writer/Director – Critters 2, The Fly II)

Michael Gingold (Author and Former Editor-in-Chief of Fangoria)

Stuart Gordon (Director – Re-Animator, Dolls, From Beyond)

Andre Gower (Actor – The Monster Squad)

Spencer Hickman (Founder of Deathwaltz Records)

Kane Hodder (Actor/Stuntman – House I & II, Friday the 13th VII-X)

Tom Holland (Writer/Director – Psycho II, Fright Night, Child’s Play)

Graham Humphreys (Horror Poster Artist)

James A. Janisse (YouTube Creator/Host – Dead Meat)

Lloyd Kaufman (Producer/Director – The Toxic Avenger, Class of Nuke ‘Em High)

Eric Kurland (3-D Expert and Founder of 3-D Space)

Heather Langenkamp (Actor – A Nightmare on Elm Street Franchise)

Don Mancini (Writer/Director – Child’s Play, Cellar Dweller)

Harry Manfredini (Composer – Friday the 13th Franchise)

Kelli Maroney (Actor – Chopping Mall, Night of the Comet)

Robbi Morgan (Actor – Friday the 13th)

Bill Moseley (Actor – The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2)

Greg Nicotero (SFX – Creepshow, Day of the Dead, Evil Dead II)

Phil Nobile Jr. (Editor-in-Chief of Fangoria)

Cassandra Peterson (Actor – Elvira: Mistress of the Dark)

Mike Redman (Musician/Music Producer – Deformer)

James Rolfe (YouTube Creator/Host – AVGN/Cinemassacre)

Ken Sagoes (Actor – Nightmare on Elm Street 3&4)

Ben Scrivens (Founder of Fright-Rags

Mark Shostrom (Makeup Artist – Evil Dead II, Prince of Darkness, Phantasm II, Nightmare on Elm Street 2 & 3)

Corey Taylor (Musician/Lead Singer – Slipknot)

Cecil Trachenburg (YouTube Creator/Host – GoodBadFlicks)

Ryan Turek (VP of Film Development at Blumhouse Productions & Producer of Halloween 2018)

Caroline Williams (Actor – The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2)

Alex Winter (Actor – The Lost Boys)

Heather Wixson (Managing Editor – Daily Dead)

Tom Woodruff Jr. (Special Effects – Pumpkinhead, The Monster Squad)

Brian Yuzna (Director/Producer – Society, Re-Animator, From Beyond)