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The time of Halloween brings spookiness and horror all way back to us. No matter what the age, this occasion comes out to be a perfect time for everyone to watch some really epic horrors and thrillers. So this Halloween, make the vacation spookier than ever by adding the following movies to your bucket list:
The Exorcist (1973)
Directed by William Friedkin, The Exorcist is a R-film which still remains after approximately 40 years of its initial release, one of the top 5 horror movies of all time. Set in Georgetown, The Exorcist is a story of a 12-year-old girl named Regan, who gets possessed by a demon, and how her mother seeks help from two priests to perform an exorcism. Rated 85% rotten tomatoes, The Exorcist is famous for some particular scenes which will shake you to your core as well as for having such a powerful, creative and unique insight regarding cinematography in such early times.
Orphan is one of the most underrated horror movies of all time. If you haven’t watched it yet, this halloween is a perfect time to get ready for some really spooky horror. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, the story revolves around a couple who has recently lost their baby, decides to adopt a nine-year-old girl. The plot condenses when the girl’s past unfolds and secrets come to light, and when they come to know that she is not at all who she pretends to be. Orphan is a very unexpected story, and hence will make your blood run cold!
“Chris, an African-American man, decides to visit his Caucasian girlfriend’s parents during a weekend getaway. Although they seem normal at first, he is not prepared to experience the horrors ahead”. Being the tenth-most profitable film of 2017, Get Out is an American horror film written and directed by Jordan Peele. With 98% Rotten Tomatoes and 7.7 IMDb rating, Get Out is a much-preferred horror-thriller than any other. Get Out will give you heebie-jeebies that all you want for this Halloween!
Ouija: Origin Of Evil
‘It will give you spooky, homey and then spooky vibes again.’ Ouija: Origin of Evil is a perfect watch for halloween with your friends and family. Directed by Mike Flanagan, it is a prequel to the 2014 film Ouija and is a much improved and better direction than the first one. It is the story of a widow who earns by acting as a “spiritual medium”. She and her two daughters get themselves an Ouija Board to use for helping people meet their lost ones. But their nightmares come to life when the youngest daughter accidentally invites a spirit and gets possessed by the same.
Train To Busan
With 93% Rotten Tomatoes, Train To Busan is a 2016 South Korean zombie apocaypse action thriller film, directed by Yeon Sanh-ho. The movie takes place on a train going to Busan when a zombie apocalyse suddenly breaks out at an unexpected and alarming rate in the country. The story maily focusses on Seok-woo and his daughter who are travelling in that train which will get filled by zombies in no time. The story, cinemetography, acting, direction, almost everything is near to perfect. It will scare you out of your wits and then make you cry like a baby. If you haven’t watched it yet, open your laptop and get stuck to the screen!
Directed by Scott Derrickson, Sinister is a 2012 supernatural horror film that highlights the life of Ellison Oswalt, a fictional true-crime writer, who discovers a box full of tapes of true, grisly murders in the attic of his new house which will put his whole family in danger. The movie grosses $87.7 million against its budget of $3 million! This movie is a must-watch for horror lovers. It will extend your Halloween-vibes for eternity!
“Marion disappears after stealing money from her employer. Her lover and sister try to find her up reaching the infamous Bates Motel, where they meet Normal Bates.” Although the description doesn’t sound quite exciting or terrifying, the movie will leave you scared! Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Psycho is considered to be an excellent work of cinematic art by various international critics. It was selected for preservation by the Library of Congress in 1992. Psycho is one of the earliest and best slasher genre films ever made.
Directed by Andy Muschietti, Mama is a 2013 supernatural horror movie. The story circles around two young girls who are abandoned in a cabin situated in a forest, fostered by an unknown entity whom they fondly refer to as “Mama”. After their uncle retrieves them, “Mama” follows them to their new suburban home led by two adults. The reviews and responses were very positive and to date remains the same. The special effects will undoubtedly make you spring out of your bed and give you goosebumps that just won’t go down!
“Kevin, who is suffering from Dissociative Identity Disorder and has 23 alter egos, kidnaps three teenagers. They must figure out his friendly personas before he unleashes his 24th personality.” Split is an American psychological thriller directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Split is the first solo supervillain origin movie of Hollywood. If you haven’t heard about or seen this epic cinema art, then you are definitely missing out on a lot of good stuff.
This American-Canadian supernatural horror film is directed by James Wan and is the first of the Insidious series. The story follows the “the life of a couple whose boy inexplicably enters a comatose state and becomes a vessel for ghosts in astral dimension who want to inhabit his body”. Insidious, according to some critics, is said to be the most influential movie of 2010. If you still are strangers with any of the above-mentioned movies, then spare no time in watching that. Watch the best horror of all times and make this Halloween worthy of its essence!