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01 August 2017

15 Genuinely Scary Horror Movies You Have To Watch This Halloween

15 Genuinely Scary Horror Movies You Have To Watch This Halloween
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Written by Tanvi Sharma
It Follows has been my new favourite ever since I went to see it and was on the verge of escaping the cinema in terror the whole time. It was the definition of edge of your seat!"

It Follows has been my new favourite ever since I went to see it and was on the verge of escaping the cinema in terror the whole time. It was the definition of edge of your seat!"

1. It Follows (2015)

It follows

What it's about: A teenage girl picks up a curse that's passed on through sex. The only way to get rid of the curse is to have sex with somebody else.

"It Follows has been my new favourite ever since I went to see it and was on the verge of escaping the cinema in terror the whole time. It was the definition of edge of your seat!"

 

2. The Witch (2015)

The Witch

What it's about: Set in the 1630s, a family are exiled to a new home next to a forest. Witchy things start to happen, leading to paranoia and the family turning on one another.

"If you ever want to shit your pants, I suggest you watch this movie. It's made in such a way that you genuinely are spooked."

 

3. The Orphanage (2007)

Horror Movies

What it's about: A woman buys the old orphanage she was raised in and converts it into a home for sick children. When her adopted son goes missing, she starts to hear voices of the spirits that are still there.

"The scariest movie I have ever seen in my life. It still gives me chills just thinking about it."

Best Horror Movies

4. The Strangers (2008)

 

What it's about: A couple are staying in a house in the middle of nowhere. They're not banking on having guests, which is why it's a shock when there's a knock at the door.

"My husband and I had to shut it off the first time watching it. It could totally happen."

 

5. High Tension (2003)

High Tension (2003)

What it's about: Alex takes her friend out into the French countryside to visit her parents, but when her parents are killed by a psychotic truck driver, the horror really begins.

"It's still the best horror film I’ve seen to date. It’s creepy, unnerving, and will leave you saying 'What just happened'."

 

6. Trick 'r Treat (2007)

Trick 'r Treat

What it's about: The rules you should never break at Halloween: Wear a costume, hand out treats, never blow out a jack o’lantern, and always check your candy. A small town are about to find out what happens when these rules are broken.

"Trick 'r Treat is a definite must for Halloween. It's creepy and scary, but there is a certain delight you get from watching Halloween folklore come to life in the modern world. You get jump scares, twists and turns, creepy children, and some gore to bring it all together. One of my favourites to watch right before Halloween to get in the spirit of the holiday."

 

7. The Smiling Man (2015)

The Smiling Man

What it's about: A little girl is home alone and soon comes face to face with evil.
"YouTube short horror films are incredibly underrated. First, they’re scary as hell. And second, they can keep the attention of anyone who can’t sit through a full length movie. The Smiling Man still haunts me every time I think about it. It’s incredibly unsettling and just fucking creepy."

 

8. Them (2006)

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What it's about: A story based on actual events. A couple that lives in the middle of the woods are terrorised after receiving repeated phone calls.

"A few years ago a friend and I went to see Them, not realising that it's in French with subtitles. We almost walked out because we're too basic to watch a foreign movie, but decided to stay. It was one of the most frightening movies either of us had ever seen in our lives, and I have never been able to sit through it again since."

 

9. Dead Silence (2007)

9. Dead Silence (2007)

What it's about: When his wife dies, a man returns to their hometown determined to find answers. While searching, he uncovers the legend of Mary Shaw.

"Only horror movie to ever truly make me jump. It's a doll movie, but I promise its legend is one you’ve never heard of before. 'Beware the stare of Mary Shaw, she had no children, only dolls. And if you see her in your dreams, be sure you never, ever scream.'"

 

10. Hush (2016)

10. Hush (2016)

What it's about: A deaf writer, living alone in the middle of the woods, finds herself the victim of a masked man who’s determined to find his way in.

"Not as much a horror movie as it is a nerve-wracking thriller. It puts a spin on the classic slasher that will leave you locking your doors and windows after. Truly one of my most watched and loved scary movies."

 

11. The Descent (2005)

Best Horror Movies

What it's about: A group of friends go on an underground expedition to explore caves, but soon realise they are not alone.

"The Descent is terrifying. I was stupid enough to watch it on a plane, and I jumped around so much my seat-mate must have thought I was crazy. And that was after I'd already seen it once before."

 

12. As Above, So Below (2014)

Hollywood Movies

What it's about: An archaeologist is obsessed with finding the philosopher’s stone, and so assembles a team to help her find it underneath Paris. However, the group are unaware that they’ve just entered their personal hell.

"Super scary movie. The concept of being so close to hell totally tripped me out for days."

 

13. Lake Mungo (2008)

Lake Mungo

What it's about: A host of strange occurrences start happening to a family after their youngest daughter accidentally drowns while swimming in a lake.

"I’m a huuuuge horror fan, and not much aside from jump scares has ever really given me a major spook. That is, until Lake Mungo happened. It was so completely horrific that my heart was beating so hard I had to calm myself down. I had trouble getting to sleep that night, and that was absolutely a first for me. If you like horror movies that tell a truly disturbing tale, then definitely check out Lake Mungo."

 

14. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

What it's about: Clarice is a student training at an FBI academy. When she is asked to interview an imprisoned psychopathic therapist to try and solve a current murder case, she meets Hannibal Lecter.

"The Silence of the Lambs scared me so much as a young teen I actually had to go to therapy for trauma. It took me six months to open up to my therapist because of the fact Hannibal Lecter was technically a therapist too."

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