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New Horror/Suspense Releases in Theaters and on DVD: Week of May 20, 2012

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This week, Chernobyl Diaries hits theaters, while home video releases are led by The Woman in Black, The River and Mutant Girls Squad.

Chernobyl Diaries

Chernobyl Diaries poster
© Warner Bros.
A group of young tourists looking to go off the beaten path hire an "extreme tour" guide. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, deserted since the disaster more than 25 years ago. After a brief exploration of the abandoned city, the group soon finds themselves stranded, only to discover that they are not alone.

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The Dead Undead

The Dead Undead
© Phase 4
A group of humans on the run from zombies seek shelter amongst a town full of vampires.

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Deadly Detour: The Goat Man Murders

Deadly Detour: The Goat Man Murders
© Woldwide Multimedia
When a car full of vacationers breaks down in the middle of nowhere, they're attacked by a psycho killer...who presumably looks like a goat in some way.

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Evil Dead Inbred Rednecks

Evil Dead Inbred Rednecks
© SRS
In this horror spoof, a group of friends gathered in a remote cabin recite an incantation that resurrects a redneck serial killer.

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Hack Job

Hack Job
© Libra Verde
A pair of struggling horror filmmakers get a movie script from Satan and set out to make the greatest horror movie ever.

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Humans vs. Zombies

Humans vs. Zombies
© Hannover House
A security guard tries to lead a group of survivors to safety when a zombie outbreak strikes a college campus.

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Ilsa, the Wicked Warden

Ilsa, the Wicked Warden
© Cheezy Flicks
The fourth film in the Ilsa exploitation franchise, this entry from 1977 reinvents the sadistic title character as a warden in a female mental hospital who forces the patients to have sex in porn movies.
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Mutant Girls Squad

Mutant Girls Squad
© Well Go USA
Extreme Japanese directors Noboru Iguchi (The Machine Girl, RoboGeisha), Yoshihiro Nishimura (Tokyo Gore Police, Helldriver) and Tak Sakaguchi (Yakuza Weapon) team up for this blood-drenched take on The X-Men, as a group of young female mutants battle government officials out to eradicate them.

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Plot of Fear

Plot of Fear
© Raro Video
In this 1976 Italian giallo featuring recognizable American stars Eli Wallach and Tom Skeritt, a police detective investigates a series of murders at a high-class party.
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The River: The Complete First Season

The River: The Complete First Season
© ABC
This "found footage" TV show traces a search party's attempts to find a missing TV adventurer in a mysterious section of the Amazon where supernatural forces plague them at every turn.
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