As the pumpkin doors begin to adorn and the cold whispering winds feel like magic, you know it’s Halloween time. To make your October Eve scarier here we are recommending a terrific list of horror movies that you can watch during the spooky season. Let’s get ready to watch the frightening movies with your loved ones, then grab a popcorn tub with spiced pumpkin slices and some sweet candies n Say Trick ‘n’ Treat.
Now, more than ever is the moment to dive into a rebirth of good horror movies. You also need a heartbeat monitor if names such as Candyman, A Quiet Place, Insidious and Conjuring don’t terrify you. Here is a list of fantastic and horrifying films to watch tonight.
In Jordan Peele’s Oscar-winning modern masterpiece, a young black photographer (Daniel Kaluuya) joins his fiancée (Allison Williams) for a visit to her sceptical, Obama-supporting parents’ home and realises that they can’t be trusted. “The Best Movie Ever Made About American Slavery,” wrote Stephen Thrasher in Esquire.
His House is a well-designed and surprisingly innovative horror-thriller that defies expectations and provides a film unlike any other. The film follows a South Sudanese couple who manage to flee the ravages of war in their homeland, only to arrive in England to find themselves facing a new danger… of the supernatural type.
The scariest movies don’t always have to go for the otherworldly or the grandiose to elicit terror. Put a deep-woods lad on a bridge and give him a banjo, and you’ll send shivers up the spines of a lot of folks. This 1972 picture, starring Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, and Ronny Cox, describes itself as “an adventure drama,” although the sentence “Squeal like a pig!” begs to disagree.
Train to Busan
Action-horror film from South Korea. Train to Busan is a novel take on the zombie apocalypse, following a father and daughter as they travel across the country by train after learning that the country is being overrun by a pandemic.
The Hunt was one of the final films to be released in theatres before the pandemic hit in 2020, so if you don’t remember it, it’s because there was enough real-life terror to distract you. The political satire combines elements of The Hunger Games with liberal elitism and far-right extremism to create a muddled, yet deeply troubling, portrait of our times. It’s also genuinely horrifying, with plenty of gore and brutality thrown in for good measure.
Paranormal Activity series
The spooky supernatural thriller series depicts a young couple who are haunted by a nightly demonic presence in their home. Katie Featherston and Micah Sloat starred as a couple, who set up a camera to find out what is horrifying them. It is the most beneficial film ever and all the series have been critically acclaimed.
The conjuring series tells the real dreadful story of paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren who underwent through inadequate events in their farmhouse. It got positive reviews from critics, who applauded the performances of the cast, movie direction, story script, and soundtrack.
A Quiet Place series
A Quiet Place features a father and a mother who struggle to survive and raise their children in a post-apocalyptic world inhabited by blind supernatural demons with an intense sense of hearing. It is highly acclaimed by critics for its atmosphere, direction, acting, and musical score.
The insidious film franchise is a horrifying thriller which originally released in 2010, demonstrates a family that protects their child(Elise Rainier) from a comatose state in an astral realm known as ‘The Further’. Finally, she encounters her most frightening time, as she returns to her ghostly childhood home from where it all began.
The two-part TV miniseries is based on psychological horror drama, a monster that can transform itself to manipulate the phobias of its prey. It especially adapts the appearance of a darkly comedic clown as a humanoid called Pennywise. In the first part, the lucky seven confront Pennywise in their childhood in 1960. In the latter part, they returned as adults and defeated him in 1990. It was telecasted on ABC.
The woman in the Black
The second adaptation of Susan Hill’s 1983 novel “The Woman in the black”, which was formerly aired in 1989. The storyline is about a widowed lawyer who travels to a village where he observes that the avenging ghost of a spurned woman is threatening the villagers. The critics highly appreciated this movie and the most profitable movie.
In 1630, a farmer from New England leaves his estate, relocates his Puritan family to a remote place near a dark forest. As unusual and distressing things begin to happen with them and testing each family member’s trust and hope. This film hit the box office and received favorable reviews from critics.
The scariest movie tells about a Graham family disturbed by an unusual presence after the death of their mysterious grandmother. When she passed away, her daughter and grandson started to uncover the terrible secrets about their family. It achieved both commercial and critical success.
A psychological horror film follows a single mother afflicted by the brutal death of her husband, fights with her son’s terror of a demon in the house, but soon realizes a demonic existence all around her. Based on Kent’s 2005 short film monster. This movie didn’t get a favorable success.
The Saw movie franchise is about a dying cancer patient John Kramer known as Jigsaw Killer, who tortures people physically and mentally through his painful “Games” and tests their willpower by forcing them into brutal situations. The only way to survive is by extreme sacrifice. He never kills anyone on his own, but to show the value of their Life and Time on Earth. He implores his victims and assumes that if they survive, they will be rehabilitated.
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