The guests slowly begin to turn on each other as the ghosts wreak havoc. It was also a tragedy with a victim who in no way deserved what happened to him. Who knew just the glimpse of a red raincoat could be so terrifying. Archived from on October 20, 2002. An indie horror flick, vaguely based on real-life serial killer Ed Gein, about a creepy family who butchers and sometimes eat anybody they can lure into their blood-soaked compound, and the main guy is a mute beast with a mask made of human skin who chases people with a chainsaw. It will make you think twice before acting adventurous around unknown places. In the '90s, Hollywood picked up on a new trend when they discovered the horror films coming out of Asia.
Kairo did well upon its release, received positive critical reviews, and has since gained cult status. You'll probably not want to sleep alone after this. Released in 2004, Shutter is an Asian horror movie from Thailand that focused on strange images found in developed photographs. The film opens up gruesomely with a metal fetishist, surrounded by pipes and smoke, violently cutting open his leg and inserting a steel rod inside of him. Horror Movies From stringy-haired ghost girls to spine-chilling urban legends, Asia is the world's biggest innovator and tastemaker in the horror genre, constantly on the cutting edge of what's going to make you shit-your-pants scared. But no staple of horror has lasted so long as the haunted house.
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Halloween 1978 For a film that inspired so many maniac-with-a-cleaver ripoffs, the original Halloween has very little blood. Later, he sees maggots festering his leg, and he runs into the streets screaming. There is plenty of zombie horror but there is also fantastic character building and social commentary to make this one of the in years. And yet, there are few things as enjoyable as sitting in a dark room or movie theater and watching our nightmares played out for us. A Tale Of Two Sisters South Korea , 2003 If you thought horror movies don't have great storylines, this film will prove you wrong. These dark movies can give the bravest of men goosebumps. This J-Horror film that did fairly well in theaters, but remains very underrated to to this day.
It was so convincing, many thought he was actually a cannibal. Remember the woman whose eyes get clawed off by the crow? However, the bad thing is that she can now see figures that foretell death and destruction. Watch it on , and. It was named the Best Horror Film award in 1978 and the burning of the wicker man scene features in the list of 100 Scariest Movie Moments. The film has a mysterious ethos reminiscent of something from H.
In Kairo, two storylines follow a central theme about malevolent spirits that are able to invade the world of the living through the Internet. Her boyfriend's father becomes obsessed with spiral shapes and crawls into a washing machine, effectively killing himself. It was popular enough to receive two sequels but couldn't compare to the horror of the original Japanese version, titled. Thinking about giving it a shot? In fact, The Hunger Games is considered by many fans to be. Several years later, Ayaka discovers an archive of newspapers that foreshadowed future events. This adaptation of the of the same name, tells the story of a group of volunteers contracted for a paranormal investigation of Hill House, a mansion with a dark past, feared by locals.
Also, this spookfest stars Jamie Lannister from Game of Thrones. The Wicker Man 1973 Christopher Lee may be better remembered for playing Dracula, but we loved him best in this creepy cult classic. The reunion with her stepmother is less joyful. The film is fascinating not only for its horror elements, but for its fantasy elements as well. From classic black and white ghostly tales to modern takes on digital and cultural curses, Japanese horror filmmakers add an imaginative and creative flair to their films that can be hard to find in Western horror filmmaking. Thankfully it has a backstory that isn't just Satan's-trying-to-say-something.
Watch it on , and. The Woman in Red is absolutely terrifying. The entire story, as seen through her eyes, could have been a chain of only superficially sinister coincidences, a product of her feverish fancies. But this is a pretty terrifying movie about crimes of passion and the rage that follows. Here are 40 movies, both classics you probably remember and newer films you may not have checked out yet, that are guaranteed to scare the bejesus out of you and leave you sleeping with the lights on for the next month. A list of released in. This film is gruesome to say the least, with everything from graphic tearing flesh to electric drill boners.
Audition is a 1999 horror film directed by Takashi Miike and based on a novel by Ryu Murakami. Suicide Circle is a great film for its complex plot and symbolic themes. It is likely that the film is a surreal exploration of how fads can influence the actions of people. As activity escalates in the house, it becomes clear malevolent spirits are responsible for the gruesome history and the present horrors. The autopsy on the girl's body results in the revelation that the girl's internal organs have been completely harvested as a victim of black market human organ racketeering. The film focuses on a paranormal investigator named Masafumi, who has become famous for his media work on the supernatural.
If you're a fan of horror manga artist Junji Ito, you're likely to be surprised that a film adaptation of any of his work could be made. Those who have seen the film are probably already cringing in discomfort. Like Ringu, Ju-on: The Grudge had an American remake called The Grudge in 2004, but the Westernized version was also directed by Takashi Shimizu. Ringu is the one that started it all when it comes to Hollywood remakes. It was a monster success and there have been nine Japanese movies in the series and a. With a somewhat unusual storyline, this flick is definitely worth a watch. Why is it so satisfying to watch a horror movie and have the wits scared out of us? The 2002 supernatural horror film Ju-on: The Grudge was directed by Takashi Shimizu.