Eric Red! The Hitcher, Near Dark, Bad Moon, 100 Feet (Horror Hall of Fame)

Last Updated on August 2, 2021

Eric Red has given us classic entries in several sub-genres of horror. As a screenwriter, he crafted layered stories involving homicidal maniacs (The Hitcher, Blue Steel) and vampires (Near Dark), and as a writer/director he has brought us the twisted serial killer movie Body Parts, the now iconic Bad Moon and the superior haunted house effort 100 Feet.  He even manage dto knock it ouyt of the book as a horror author with his novel Don't Stand so Close, Guns of Santa Sangre, It Waits Below and more!

Eric Red has definitely earned a place in our Horror Hall of Fame, and we officially induct him in the new episode of our video series. Check it out in the embed above!

Here's what the Horror Hall of Fame series is all about: 

What does it take to become a Horror icon? Whether it be the Filmmakers orchestrating the frights, the Artists crafting the gore, or the Actors engineering the scares, this series takes an in-depth look at the men and women who paved the way for an entire generation of horror fans, and made the genre what it is today.

This episode was edited by Ryan Brault, written by Benjamin Skinner, and narrated by Andrew Hatfield. Produced by John Fallon.

Some previous episodes of our Horror Hall of Fame video series can be seen below. To see more, head over to the JoBlo Horror Videos YouTube channel – and subscribe!

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Cody is a news editor and film critic, focused on the horror arm of, and writes scripts for videos that are released through the JoBlo Originals and JoBlo Horror Originals YouTube channels. In his spare time, he's a globe-trotting digital nomad, runs a personal blog called Life Between Frames, and writes novels and screenplays.