Lovecraft’s works have been adapted numerous times for motion pictures and
television—and adapted badly. The pages below contain links to entries for these
films in the
Internet Movie Database. In addition, the
IMDB has an
H.P. Lovecraft filmography
page that lists Lovecraftian films. For more complete information on Lovecraft films, see Andrew
Migliore and John Strysik’s
Lurker in the Lobby: The Guide to Lovecraftian Cinema, Craig Mullins’s
Unfilmable.com, and Kevin A.
Ross’ “HPL on Film” in issue 11 of The Unspeakable Oath.
- Lovecraft Movies
- This includes commercial movies that are based directly on stories by Lovecraft.
- Independent Lovecraft Films
- This includes independent, amateur films that are based directly on stories by Lovecraft.
- Lovecraft Inspired Movies
- This contains movies that are not based on Lovecraft stories or ideas, but merely make
- Lovecraftian Movies
- This list includes movies that do not have explicit Lovecraft references, but have a
Lovecraftian feel to them. These films tend to be better than those that are intentionally
- Lovecraftian Television Shows
- Lovecraft’s influence has also crept into several television series and even cartoons.