The 15 best Hollywood’s Horror movies of all time:
The times people are going through is really unsettling and is no less than any fictional horror movie where every one is locked voluntarily inside of their homes, afraid of getting out of their houses, feels like some bad energy has taken over the world. But one thing which is common among people around the globe is that majority of millennial are turnings to artists, movies & cherishing what has been given to them by cinema. We are also here to help you in choosing what you should kill your time for, so that its worth your precious time. This article talks about some of the Cinematic masterpiece of “Horror” genre created by Hollywood. So lets Start.
15. THE MIST (2007)
Director – Frank Darabont
The film is actually based on 1980s novel The mist by Stephen King.
David Drayton, his young son Billy and other neighbours are all trapped in large grocery store. David is the first guy to realise that there are things, horrifying deadly things in the mist, which do not belongs to this world. The survival of each one is depend on how all the people pulls them together to get out of this mess. But is it possible in this horrifying times. David realises and question to himself what terrifies him more, the monster in the mist or the people in the store in human form who were his friends and family untill now.
14. THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE
The first sequence (2009)
Director – Tom six
The Human Centipede is a Dutch horror film. It was written, directed and Co produced by Tom Six. The film tells story of an insane German doctor, who kidnaps three tourists and joins them surgically, from mouth to anus, creating a Human Centipede.
The plot of the movie itself makes it one of the most horrifying Cinematic piece of all time.
13. REC (2007)
Director – Jaume Balaguero
This film focuses and keeps in centre a reporter and cameraman man who are covering a firefighter intervention of a building and revolves its story around it. As the movie and the situation escalates, some of the occupants of building show animalistic and murderous behaviors. Both cameraman and reporter find themshelves stucked inside a building which is full of danger and risk.
12. The CONJURING (2013)
Director – James Wan
The Conjuring is an American supernatural horror film. The movie stars Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga, as Ed and Lorraine warren, Paranormal Investigators and authors having association with prominent cases of haunting. The Warrens couple, on invitation, comes to assist the Perron family, who are experiencing some extremely disturbed events at their farmhouse in Rhode Island in 1971.
Director – Neil Marshall
One year later, after the death of husband Paul and daughter Jessica in a car accident, Sarah and her friends are reunited at mountains of North carolina for a speluking adventure. Post some tragic events on the adventure, the group find it impossible to get them rescued out if these unexplored caves. For what happens to the group eventually, you need to watch the movie.
10. THE RITUALS
Director – David Bruckner
The film is based on 2011 novel of the same name by Adam Nevill.
After the sudden death of one of their close friends, four friend sitting in a pub decides to go for a camp trip into the scandinavian wilderness. A wrong turn by the group puts them into the mysterious forests of Norse Legend, where exists an evil which is going to stalk the group, throughout their journey, at every turn the group make for survival.
9. EVIL DEAD (2013)
Director – Fede Álvarej
Evil dead (2013) is soft reboot and continuation of its original film which was released in 1981. The film goes as follows –
The character named David, his friend Eric, Olivia and Natalie, along with David’s drug addict sister Mia travel to a remote cabin to spend few days together. The cabin originally belonged to David’s parents. While exploring the area, they discover a basement with witchcraft and having a book of the dead also present there, Eric (one if the character) wrongly reads something from the book and inadvertently summons a devil force. Next, for how they all deal with the demon and how Eric read the book to learn to kill the demon, you need to watch this one of the best horror movie ever made.
8. Get out (2017)
Director – Jordan Peele
Get out (2017) is an American horror film. It was directorial debut of Jordan Peele.
The movie follows as a young Afro – American and his girlfriend go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, the black guy reads the family’s overly accommodating behaviour as a nervous attempt by her parents to digest their daughters interracial relationship but as the time goes, a series of disturbing discoveries happens in his life which leads the guy to the truth he otherwise never could have imagined. The film also talks about the identity politics of the contemporary America.
7. THE EXORCIST (1973)
Director – William friedkin
An actress Chris mcneil relocates to Washington with her 12 year old daughter Regan. Both mother and daughter sharing a good relationship, but after a while Regan starts to behave very strangely. After getting no solution from medical treatments, Chris resorts to a Catholic priest and a physiatrist to see whether an exorcism might be the true answer to her daughter’s problem. The story narrates the father’s face off with the devil.
6. I WILL TAKE YOUR DEAD(2018)
Director – Chad Archibald
The movie follows William, who disposes off dead bodies and makes them disappear for the gangsters. Although he doesn’t like to do the job, but due to circumstances out of his control, his farm house has eventually become a dumping ground for the casualties happening in Gang wars in the nearby city. Things takes a new turn, when a women’s body is dumped and in the process of disposing off William finds that she is actually not dead. To know, what William do to her, whether he saves her or does something else with her. You surely need to watch this horror movie.
Director – Gareth Evans
The story is set in the year 1905. In 1905, Thomas, a Christian missionary goes to a remote island to save his sister who is kidnapped by a cult. He goes to the island and find his way around the place. Thomas hides his real identity and tell his acquaintance as a lad who is seeing a girl, telling people of island that the girl’s parents are not approving their relationship. To know, how Thomas goes along his path in search of his sister, how he break the cult’s prophecy and save his sister. You must see this horror masterpiece.
4. A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (1984)
Director – Wes Craven
This movie shows a character who is a demon, monstrous spirit of slain child murderer, who is seeking revenge of his untimely death, through invading in the dreams of a teenager, whose parents are actually responsible for that. The film stars one of the scariest villain of all time- Freddy Krueger. The movie brought something new to to the horror genre and went down as one of the best horror movie in the history of cinema.
3. THE SHINING
Director – Stanley Kubrick
This surely is one of the best classic horror movie of all time. The character Jack Torrance played by Jack Nicholson, is a family man, who takes his wife and son to a hotel to take care of the hotel and overlook it. Jack took his family to keep their company during the long isolated nights. During their strange stay, Jack’s son Danny see gruesome images powered by a force called “The Shining” and Jack, the father gets heavily affected by this. Eventually, Jack has complete mental breakdown and situation takes a sinister turn for the worse.
2. HEREDITARY (2018)
Director – Ari Aster
A woman named Annie, her husband, son and daughter all mourning the loss of their Grandmother who was mentally ill and passed away recently. To handle their grief, the persons in the family turns to some very different means. The mother Annie and her daughter starts talking to some supernatural power, which is having some disturbing effects on them. The family starts to face some strange experiences which are linked to frightening secrets and trauma that have been passed in the family through generations.
This horror movie is must watch for all movie buffs.
Director – Jordan Peele
Adelaide Wilson, a woman, with her husband and two children returns to her beach side home,where she had spent her childhood. Adelaide, haunted by some unexplained, unresolved trauma from her past, compounded with some creepy coincidences, her paranoia elevates to high alert, and grows increasingly concerned that something bad is going to happen. To unveil what happens in the story, go watch it right now.
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