Lovecraft inspired movies
- The Haunted Palace (1963) Roger Corman adaptation of "Charles Dexter Ward", starring Vincent Price
- The Evil Dead series has the necronomicon as the primary source of evil in the films
- Re-Animator series (all starring Jeffrey Combs ) Re-Animator (1985) is a black-comedy retelling of the original story. Bride of Re-Animator (1989) starts off with the war chapter of the original story before veering off into The Bride of Frankenstein territory. Beyond Re-Animator (2003) follows Herbert West as he continues his experiments on prison inmates.
- From Beyond (1986) One of Stuart Gordon's Lovecraft adaptations, it faithfully recounts the short story in the prologue and then continues the story. Starring Jeffrey Combs.
- Forever Evil (1987) Evil-Dead inspired romp with some call outs to Yog Kothag and others.
- Transylvania Twist (1989) Roger Corman executive-produced this Jim Wynorski effort. Dexter Ward is sent to retrieve The Book of Ulthar from the Arkham Library to prevent the summoning of the Evil One.
- Resurrected The Resurrected (1991), an adaptation of "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward"
- Necromicon (1993) Short horror anthology with Lovecraft himself, played byJeffrey Combs, reading from the Necronomicon to provide the wraparound story.
- In the Mouth of Madness (1994) In director John Carpenter's homage to Lovecraft and Stephen King, an insurance investigator (Sam Neil) searches for a famed horror writer. He stumbles across the writer's fictional town and a plot to assist the Old Ones in reclaiming the world.
- Dagon (2001) Innsmouth is relocated from New England to Spain in this retelling of The Shadow over Innsmouth.
- The Call of Cthulhu (2005) (a silent movie)
Night Gallery (contains several direct adaptions of his work)
The Real Ghostbusters (had two Lovecraft based episodes)
- Its creator, J. Michael Straczynski, is fan of Lovecraft (and wrote one of the Lovecraft inspired Ghostbusters episodes)
- The show is littered with references to the "first ones", ancient and awesomely powerful aliens far beyond humanitie's understanding.
- He also introduced a Cthulhu like race called Pak'ma'ra
- He used the name Charles Dexter for a character who has both a good and evil side (the good side being called Charles)
The Justice League animated series had an episode called "The Terror Beyond" involving tentacled sea monsters breaching our dimension and the team must cross over to attack the other worldly beings where they live.
Macabre Massachusetts by comic artist Victor Laube contains many references to H. P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos.
The town wherein the events of the comic book series Locke & Key by Joe Hill take place is named "Lovecraft, Massachusetts."
The "Ogdru Jahad", antagonists from Mike Mignola's Hellboy comic book series, are partially inspired by Lovecraft's "Great Old Ones."
The Great Old Ones: Al Azif (2012)
Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth
An Xbox/PC game placing the player in the role of a police man investigating the strange occurrences involving Old Ones cults and mostly notable placing the player inside the Lovecraft short story the Shadow over Innsmouth.
The Lurking Horror (Infocom)
Interactive fiction in which the player investigates weird happenings at G.U.E. University.
Alone in the Dark (I Motion) The first game of this classic horror series is strongly based on Lovecraft. Several tomes mention Cthulhoid beings and places, as well as appearances by the Deep Ones.
Shadow of the Comet (Interplay)
The first of what was supposed to be a series of "Call of Cthulhu" games, the player investigates the influence a fallen comet has on a town.
Prisoner of Ice (I Motion)
The player is a government agennt during WWII, thrawting a Nazi plan to raise Cthulhu as their weapon.
Dr Floyd's Desktop Games (Micropose)
Released for Windows 3.1, a puzzle section includes Nyarlathotep, Elder Beings, and Old Ones.