Top 10 Scariest Movies

10: Hellraiser (1987) Scariest Movies

The film marked Barker’s directorial debut. Its plot involves a mystical puzzle box that summons the Cenobites, a group of extra-dimensional, sadomasochistic beings who cannot differentiate between pain and pleasure. The leader of the Cenobites is portrayed by Doug Bradley, and identified in the sequels as “Pinhead”.(Scariest Movies)

Director – Clive Barker
Writer – Clive Barker
Stars – Andrew RobinsonClare HigginsAshley Laurence

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Why is Hellraiser famous?

Based on Barker’s own novella The Hellbound Heart, the original film emerged on the 1980s horror scene and looked and felt like nothing else out there at the time, thanks to the sadomasochistic themes running through the narrative and, of course, Doug Bradley’s iconic performance as the Cenobite villain known popularly.(Scariest Horror Movies)

What is so scary about Hellraiser?(Scariest Movies)

Parents need to know that Hellraiser is extremely gory. Killing and mutilating befalls both humans and animals (rats), (Scariest Movies)with bloody death by knife, hammer, and hooks. Nightmare imagery includes a vampire-like man without skin cannibalizing others to regenerate, and the cyborg-like demons called cenobites.(Scariest Horror Movies)

9: 0.0 MHz

0.0 MHz is a 2019 South Korean supernatural horror film written and directed by Yoo Sun-dong and starring Choi Yoon-young, Shin Joo-hwan, and Jung Eun-ji. (Scariest Movies)The film is based on webcomic of the same name by Jang Jak initially published in 2012. Shudder released the film on 23 April 2020.

Director – Sun-Dong Yoo
Writers – Jak Jang, Sun-Dong Yoo
Stars – Yoon-young Choi, Shin Joo-Hwan, Eun-ji Jung

8: Veronica(Scariest Movies)

In 1991 Madrid, after holding a séance at school, a teen girl minding her younger siblings at home suspects an evil force has entered their apartment. (Best Hollywood Horror Movies)Watch all you want. Nominated for seven Goya Awards, including Best Film, Best New Actress (Sandra Escacena) and Best Director (Paco Plaza).(Scariest Movies)

Director – Paco Plaza
Writers – Paco Plaza, Fernando Navarro, Coral Cruz
Stars – Sandra Escacena, Bruna González, Claudia Placer

7: [REC] (2007)(Scariest Movies) 

REC revolves around a television reporter, Ángela Vidal (Manuela Velasco), and her cameraman, Pablo (only his trainers are shown, Pablo Rosso), (Scariest Movies)who cover the night shift in one of Barcelona’s local fire stations for the fictional documentary television series Mientras ustedes duermen (While You Sleep).

Directors – Jaume BalagueróPaco Plaza
Writers – Jaume BalagueróLuiso BerdejoPaco Plaza
Stars – Manuela VelascoFerran TerrazaJorge-Yamam Serrano

What is the movie REC based on?

This Spanish horror film from Paco Plaza, [REC], loosely adapts the unsolved mystery of Estefania Gutierrez Lazaro, who died in Madrid in 1991 after reportedly performing a seance at school.

Is REC a good horror movie?

[REC] (2007) Without a doubt, the original one, the one that started everything, remains the best REC horror movie of the whole saga.

6: Audition (1999) 

film directed by Takashi Miike, based on the 1997 novel by Ryu Murakami. Starring Ryo Ishibashi and Eihi Shiina, the film is about a widower, Shigeharu Aoyama (Ishibashi), who stages a phony audition to meet a potential new romantic partner. After interviewing several women, Aoyama becomes interested in Asami (Shiina), whose dark past affects their relationship.

Director – Takashi Miike
Writers – Ryû MurakamiDaisuke Tengan
Stars – Ryo IshibashiEihi ShiinaTetsu Sawaki

What is the movie The audition about?(Scariest Movies)

This disturbing Japanese thriller follows Aoyama (Ryo Ishibashi), a widower who decides to start dating again. Aided by a film-producer friend (Miyuki Matsuda), Aoyama uses auditions for a fake production to function as a dating service. (Scariest Movies)When Aoyama becomes intrigued by the withdrawn, gorgeous Asami (Eihi Shiina), they begin a relationship. However, he begins to realize that Asami isn’t as reserved as she appears to be, leading to gradually increased tension and a harrowing climax.

Is audition a good movie?

This is a great horror movie but definitely not for kids. It’s a slow burn, disturbing throughout, but the film does not become graphically violent until the end. Without spoiling the plot, the movie skewers traditional Japanese patriarchal culture, which values physically attractive but submissive women.

5: Jacob’s Ladder (1990)

Mourning his dead child, a haunted Vietnam War veteran attempts to uncover his past while suffering from a severe case of dissociation. To do so, he must decipher reality and life from his own dreams, delusions, and perceptions of death.

Director – Adrian Lyne
Writer – Bruce Joel Rubin
Stars – Tim RobbinsElizabeth PeñaDanny Aiello

Is Jacob’s Ladder based on true story?

Conception. According to screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin, the idea of Jacob’s Ladder was inspired by a dream he had during the early 1980s in which he was trapped in a subway. After years of struggling to get the script produced, the story was retooled as soon as Adrian Lyne boarded the project as director.

What is the story behind Jacob’s ladder movie?

Jacob’s Ladder follows Jacob Singer (Tim Robbins), who has been fighting in Vietnam. It’s 1971 and he runs into the jungle when his fellow soldiers are getting hurt and then someone attacks him. Then he opens his eyes and he’s on the New York City subway in 1975, trying to put the pieces of his life back together.

4: Videodrome (1983)

Videodrome is a 1983 Canadian science fiction body horror film written and directed by David Cronenberg and starring James Woods, Sonja Smits, and Debbie Harry. Set in Toronto during the early 1980s, it follows the CEO of a small UHF television station who stumbles upon a broadcast signal of snuff films.

Director – David Cronenberg
Writer – David Cronenberg
Stars – James WoodsDebbie HarrySonja Smits

What is the film Videodrome about?

As the president of a trashy TV channel, Max Renn (James Woods) is desperate for new programming to attract viewers. When he happens upon “Videodrome,” a TV show dedicated to gratuitous torture and punishment, Max sees a potential hit and broadcasts the show on his channel. However, after his girlfriend (Deborah Harry) auditions for the show and never returns, Max investigates the truth behind Videodrome and discovers that the graphic violence may not be as fake as he thought.

Is Videodrome body horror?

In addition to being a gloriously gory body horror flick, the film is a meditation on the intersection between technology, entertainment, and politics. These ever-important themes paired with its top-notch special effects have kept Videodrome fresh for four decades and counting.

3: The Ring (2002)

The Ring is a 2002 American psychological supernatural horror film directed by Gore Verbinski from a screenplay by Ehren Kruger, and starring Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson and Brian Cox. It is a remake of Hideo Nakata’s 1998 film Ring, based on Koji Suzuki’s 1991 novel of the same name.

Director – Gore Verbinski
Writers – Ehren KrugerKôji SuzukiHiroshi Takahashi
Stars – Naomi WattsMartin HendersonBrian Cox

What is the movie The Ring about?

It is a remake of the 1998 Japanese horror film Ring, which was based on the novel Ring by Kôji Suzuki (who also helped co-write both film versions). This film follows a journalist who investigates a nightmarish videotape which causes anyone who watches it to mysteriously die in seven days.

How is the ring a true story?

Plus, as it turns out, the 1991 novel was in fact inspired by a centuries-old legend that hailed from medieval Japan. And before anyone asks: Yes, the legend involves a very real well that exists to this day – and from which a murderous ghost girl is said to crawl, seeking vengeance and blood.

What makes the ring so scary?

Viewing the tape initiates a series of events, all of which are fed by fear. The tape itself with its disturbing imagery coupled with the immediate phone call announcing the date of your death is enough to start the blood pumping in even the most skeptical viewer.

2: Possession (1981) 

Plot. Mark is a spy who returns home to West Berlin from a mysterious espionage mission to find that his wife, Anna, wants a divorce. She will not say why but insists it is not because she found someone else. Mark reluctantly turns the apartment and custody of their young son, Bob, over to her.

Director – Andrzej Zulawski
Writers – Andrzej ZulawskiFrederic Tuten
Stars – Isabelle AdjaniSam NeillMargit Carstensen

Why is the movie Possession banned?

According to Far Out Magazine, the original cut of the film found itself “banned in the UK and the US” due to being labeled as one of the many video nasties. It did get a release in the US, though only after cutting out more than a third of its runtime.

1: The Exorcist (1973)

The film stars Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Jason Miller, and Linda Blair. The story follows the demonic possession of a young girl and her mother’s attempt to rescue her through an exorcism by two Catholic priests. Blatty, who also produced, and Friedkin, his choice as director, had difficulty casting the film.(Scariest Horror Movies)

Director – William Friedkin
WriterWilliam Peter Blatty
StarsEllen BurstynMax von SydowLinda Blair

What is the story of the movie The Exorcist?

One of the most profitable horror movies ever made, this tale of an exorcism is based loosely on actual events. When young Regan (Linda Blair) starts acting odd — levitating, speaking in tongues — her worried mother (Ellen Burstyn) seeks medical help, only to hit a dead end. A local priest (Jason Miller), (Scariest Horror Movies)however, thinks the girl may be seized by the devil. The priest makes a request to perform an exorcism, and the church sends in an expert (Max von Sydow) to help with the difficult job.(scariest horror movies)

Why is The Exorcist 1973 so scary?

The subliminal, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it nature of the images meant that audiences were unsure whether they saw the white-faced demon briefly flash on the screen at the film’s 45-minute mark (during Father Karras’ dream sequence), or elsewhere in the movie.(scariest horror movies)

Which horror movie was banned in India?

As the name suggests, all the the horrific tortures are happening at an hostel and on students. The movie was banned because of(scariest horror movies) having the potentiality to influence others to perform the same. Hell Nah!(scariest horror movies)

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