Top 10 Horror Movies of All Time
Horror movies have an important role in our life, and it is a method of creating a nightmare in people’s mind. We know that people like to watch this kind of movies just due to its features. These horror movies will bring worst imaginable creatures jump out to the unconscious mind of the people. Horror films are entirely different from another kind of movies, and it will create different emotions in people’s mind. Some people don’t like to watch this kind of films because it will create problems in their mind. different techniques are using for making a good horror film. There are lots horror movies, and that gained attention from all over the world. Here is a list of top ten horror movies of all time.
10. The Thing (1982)
The Thing was American science fiction horror film in 1982. The film directed by John Carpenter and starring Kurt Russell. The film is based on a novel named ‘Who Goes There’ by John W. Campbell, Jr. John Carpenter turned the slasher film into a cottage industry with Halloween. The director, John Carpenter, put a dozen men and they led by brilliant Kurt Russell. The film’s title refers to its primary antagonist, a parasitic extraterrestrial lifeform that unites other organisms and also imitate them. The Thing taking the appearance of researchers that it absorbs. The Thing is a political film and masters Stan Winston and Rob Bottin’s model of genius practical effects.
9. Near Dark (1987)
Near Dark was an American Western horror film in 1987. The film directed by Kathryn Bigelow and starring Adrian Pasdar, Jenny Wright, Lance Henrikson. The main thing about this film is that this film was part of a revival of serious vampire movies of the late 1980s. The story is about a man in a small midwestern town forced to being a member of a nomadic American vampires family. The film is one of the greatest horror films in the list and got attention from all over the world.
8. The Blair Witch Project (1999)
The Blair Witch Project is American found footage horror film directed by Daniel Myrick. The film was released in 1999. The film is the story of three student filmmakers, and it is a fictional story. The film is based on a documentary of a local legend named Blair Witch. The film brought a new style into the film industry, and the film gained worldwide attention. The film was a box office hit and gained immense profit on a relatively minuscule investment. It succeeded in creating much fear among the masses. The story goes through the three student filmmakers were disappearing while hiking in the Black Hills near Burkittsville.
7. The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
The Hills Have Eyes is an American exploitation horror film written and directed by Wes Craven. The film was released in 1977 and starring Susan Lanier, Michael Berryman, and Dee Wallace. It is one of the greatest horror films in all times. The film is a mix of Black comedy and take-no-prisoners violence and degradation. The film is about the suburban family on a road trip that is targeted by a family of savages after being stranded in the Nevada desert. The story was going when the cannibals who are living in a radioactive desert and they interrupted the Carter family vacation, and the suburbanites fought for their survival.
6. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Night of the Living Dead (1968) is an American independent horror film directed by George A. Romero. The film was released in 1968 and starring Duane Jones and Judith O’Dea. The film has received attention from all over the world and became a financial success. The film is culturally and historically significant one. The story is going through when the characters trapped by unnamed living dead monsters which belong to the category named Zombie, in a rural farmhouse near western Pennsylvania. Night of the Living Dead’, a righteously angry, aggressive deconstruction of passive suburban aggression. The movie is one of the greatest horror films of all time.
5. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is an American horror film directed and produced by Tobe Hooper. The film was released in 1974 and starring Marilyn Burns, Paul A. Partain, Edwin Neal. The film is a work of precise craft and bountiful art. It is a complicated film and has gained worldwide attention. The film is about five kids who decided a trip, and unfortunately they trapped in a place near an abandoned house then they met Leatherface, but he doesn’t take kindly to the kids. The director put effort to create a realistic picture. The film is cited as one of the most disturbing films in the world history.
4. Kuroneko (1968)
Kuroneko is a black and white Japanese horror film directed by Kaneto Shindo. The film was released in 1968 and starring Kirche on Nakamura, Nobuko Otowa. The film is an adaptation of a supernatural story. The story line of the film is a woman and her daughter- in -law lost their lives by a brutal accident and they are taking revenge after losing their lives. This Japanese film includes many unclear images of ghostly apparitions and things twisted beyond our reach.
3. The Exorcist (1973)
The Exorcist is an American supernatural horror film directed by William Friedkin. The film was released in 1973, and it is an adaptation of the 1971 novel of the same name by William Peter Blatty. The film is about a 12 years old girl and her mother’s attempt to win back her child through an exorcism conducted by two priests. The film is one of the greatest horror movies of all time, and the film became a commercial success. The film employs unexpected techniques one after another. The director used a trick to making a real world through an impossible disorder.
2. The Shining (1980)
The Shining is a British- American psychological horror film directed by Stanely Kubrick. The film was released in 1980 and starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers. It is one of the greatest horror films in the world film history. The story is Jack Torrance is a writer looking for inspiration and got a job as a caretaker of the creepy ‘overlook hotel’ and his family trapped in the hotel by a snowstorm. The complicated events lead him to got mad and at last, he tries to murder his wife and son.
1. Psycho (1960)
No other movie can take the number one position among the greatest horror movies more than ‘Psycho’. Psycho is a 1960 American psychological horror thriller film. The film directed by Alfred Hitchcock starring Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh. The story is based on 1959 novel of the same name by Robert Bloch. The director experimented many things through this horror movie like the emotions and reactions of the audience. The film got attention from all over the world and was a commercial success of that time. The story going through a lead actress named Janet Leigh who steals a briefcase full of money and stays at the homey looking Bates Motel, run by nervous, awkward Norman. The film is showing complicated situations in which scenes are unclear to the audience. Thus, the film is difficult to understand. The film ending with no one was safe, no space, no character, or our traditional concept of good and evil.