After meeting an isolated huntsman who claims to have indisputable proof, they find themselves stalked by, not one, but a gang of extremely strong, shadowy humanoids. What follows isn't a monster movie nor a slasher film; things don't frequently jump out of the shadows. I love horror and would love to see more of the smaller studio releases since big studio horror is often so disappointing. Kaare Andrews makes his feature-film debut with this supernatural tale about a brash, young pilot Jessica Lowndes who takes her friends Julianna Guill, Ryan Donowho, Landon Liboiron and Jake Weary for a small-plane joyride, only to get lost in a deadly storm. Now we have the reverse. This level of sensitivity to the subject begs me to believe that the prequel will seek to be as intelligent as the original.
Where to watch it: Shudder. As the investigation continues, new evidence comes to light that there may be more victims, and that the circumstances of the murders may be more bizarre than they could have imagined. The Babadook belongs firmly to a genre that understands the power of restraint and terror of the unseen. Pretty awesome to watch visually, too. The Appearance Release date: December 8 Cast: Jake Stormoen, Kristian Nairn, Adam Johnson Director: Kurt Knight We All Fall Down Why it's great: There's something irresistible about the idea of a horror story set in a medieval-ish setting -- provided the filmmakers have the talent to deliver a compelling story -- and that's certainly the case with this dark and gruesome tale of murder and inquisition inside a grim and uninviting monastery. Written and directed by brothers Howard and Jonathan Ford, this terrifying horror movie also stars Dan Morgan, Glenn Salvage and David Dontoh.
It's also one of several iconic werewolf movies that hit theaters in 1981. The Slenderman originated back in 2009 and is today one of the most popular villains in modern-day culture. Like it or not, as they reach the South, keeping together will be the only option. So there you have it. When Asian filmmakers get their Horror right, they tend to nail it, and South Korea seems to be especially good at making, gritty, visceral Thrillers that stop you dead in your tracks and make you catch your breath.
After a wild night of partying with friends, Terry Donald Faison awakens to discover that he's one of the few remaining people on Earth. An American Werewolf In London 1981 Director: John Landis Cast: David Naughton, Jenny Agutter, Griffin Dunne, John Woodvine A comedy-horror that skimps on neither, American Werewolf manages to be properly scary, blackly funny, and, in the relationship between lycanthrope Naughton and nurse Agutter, genuinely moving. Wan has re-teamed with his Saw writer and actor Leigh Whannell, who also manages to steal the show as one of the two geek paranormal investigators brought in by the family. They know exactly how to handle a decent ghost story, after all, and have a knack for weaving together the horrific and the beautiful. Editors note: A additional film you might want to check out is Refuge, you can see the trailer below:. This tense horror film from director Deon Taylor stars Nikki Reed and Keith David. This leads to stabbings, a hanging and, finally, impalement by stained glass for her and her friend.
Give something outside your comfort zone a shot! Those facts alone should give him credibility with anyone, and they are reason enough to check out this labor of love project. Josie Ho is a natural at playing a psychopathic, well, ho, and the things she does in this movie. And some of those monster moments are actually pretty cool! Director Rodrigo Cortés crafts a tense psychological thriller with sociopolitical undertones that doubles as an exercise in claustrophobic terror. Matt Osterman directs this ghostly sci-fi thriller that also stars Matthew Feeney. Maybe the best American Horror movie made in 2011, Stake Land is a flick that does Vampires right, and on the cheap.
Living with a housekeeper after his heartless father Peter Krause throws him out, he connects with an addict's daughter Vanessa Hudgens in this contemporary take on Beauty and the Beast. While the story was a bit weak, the payoffs were enormous. Also it has some kick-ass punk rock on the soundtrack. But its the gut-wrenching emotional horror that stays with you — the very worst possible thing happening, the guilt of it, the devastation that ripples out and effects everyone around you. Chapter 4 will be a prequel and take us back to the very beginning. Summer of '84 Release date: August 10 Cast: Graham Verchere, Judah Lewis, Caleb Emery Director: François Simard, Anouk Whissell. That's just about every supernatural domestic catastrophe in the handbook, short of finding the Dyson is haunted and the guinea pig is Satan.
Looking for the best 2011 horror movies? Every once in a while, we all want to feel the thrill, the suspense and the tension that only a great horror film can deliver. Notice how Kevin only shows his true colours when he and his mom are alone together. Final Destination — the silly but inventive gift that keeps on giving. Every movie on this list deserves to be seen because they genuinely affected us in one way or another, and more so than any others films that may have missed the cut. After their car breaks down while in Germany, Americans Lindsay Ashley C.
Still, the most glaring oddity is the addition of both a direct-to-disc release and a television series, which is also probably the first time in years that either has made my list. Shortly thereafter he hears screams and inexplicable movement within the mansion. Well, maybe not perfection, but damn it all if it didn't feel like it. High Lane 2009 High Lane is an excellent example of survival horror in the same vein as The Most Dangerous Game. Can we call this the American equivalent of Shaun of the Dead? It's easy to see where this board thriller, based on a true story, is headed early on, but it's still packed with numerous scary ideas, well-earned tension, and simple jolts.
These student project-types films can be shown as Syfy exclusives. But when the devil actually possesses a girl's body, Marcus must regain his faith and engage in the fight of his life. The tightrope between supernatural horror, badass action and genuine spooks has never been walked so confidently, and it forever cemented Campbell as a cult hero. But when Robert spies a gorgeous woman motoring down the highway, he decides to follow her and take a chance on love. There's nothing here you haven't seen before, but this one still makes for a serviceable scare flick if you're having a sleepover party or something like that. It's just a bunch of colorful characters chasing down -- and frequently getting killed by -- everyone's favorite interstellar big game hunter. Then came the full-bore shock of that brutal knifing, each stab driven home by Bernard Herrmann's jarring score, unexpected and almost entirely without precedent.
His inventive mise-en-scene is at once reminiscent of more familiar ironic depictions of underbelly of small town life but with moments of sincere and horrifying imagination. Director: R-Rated 96 mins When a plane crashes in a small town, a secret biological weapon is released. And it remains the definitive portrayal of this classic villain for many. It is easier to list a top 50 worst horror films of the year than it is to list a top 10 best. Fernando Barreda Luna directs this verité-style horror film. Not many movies truly give us a good scare these days, but this is one of the precious few that managed to.