I know it’s not spooky season yet, but here are some of my fav horror movies.
2005 ‧ Thriller/Drama ‧ 1h 40m
A year after a severe emotional trauma, Sarah (Shauna Macdonald) goes to North Carolina to spend some time exploring caves with her friends; after descending underground, the women find strange cave paintings and evidence of an earlier expedition, then learn they are not alone: Underground predators inhabit the crevasses, and they have a taste for human flesh.
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark
2010 ‧ Fantasy/Thriller ‧ 1h 40m
Lonely and introverted, young Sally (Bailee Madison) has just arrived at the 19th-century mansion that her father (Guy Pearce) and his girlfriend (Katie Holmes) are restoring. While exploring the sprawling estate, Sally discovers a hidden, long-undisturbed basement. Unwittingly, she unleashes a race of malevolent, dark-dwelling creatures who intend to drag her and her family down into the mansion’s bottomless depths. A remake of the 1973 made-for-TV movie.
The Taking of Deborah Logan
2014 ‧ Mystery/Thriller ‧ 1h 31m
Mia records the daily lives of Deborah and her daughter Sarah as part of her thesis. As the days progress, strange things happen around Deborah, and it becomes apparent something has taken control of her.
2015 ‧ Horror ‧ 1h 37m
After moving to a remote house in a forest in Ireland, a family notices increasingly strange sounds and occurrences. As the light falls, and with the warnings of the villagers ringing in their ears, they soon realise they have to fight to survive.
2016 ‧ Thriller/Horror ‧ 1h 21m
When Rebecca (Teresa Palmer) left home, she thought that her childhood fears were behind her. As a young girl growing up, she was never really sure of what was real when the lights went out at night. Now, her little brother Martin (Gabriel Bateman) is experiencing the same unexplained and terrifying events that jeopardized her safety and sanity. Holding a mysterious attachment to their mother (Maria Bello), a supernatural entity has returned with a vengeance to torment the entire family.
The Autopsy of Jane Doe
2016 ‧ Mystery/Thriller ‧ 1h 39m
When a man encounters a supernatural threat to his family many years after being released from jail, he must confront his violent past.
2016 ‧ Thriller/Horror ‧ 1h 29m
A young man and his friends venture into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland to uncover the mystery surrounding his missing sister. Many believe her disappearance 17 years earlier is connected to the legend of the Blair Witch. At first the group is hopeful, especially when two locals act as guides through the dark and winding woods. As the night wears on, a visit from a menacing presence soon makes them realize that the legend is all too real, and more sinister than they could have ever imagined.
2016 ‧ Thriller/Horror ‧ 1h 32m
Laura is a popular college student who graciously accepts an online friend request from Marina, a young social outcast. To everyone’s shock, Marina takes her own life after Laura decides to unfriend her. Soon, a disturbing and mysterious video appears on Laura’s profile and her contacts slowly dwindle. When her friends suddenly begin to die one by one, the frightened young woman must figure out a way to stop the carnage before it’s too late.
2017 ‧ Mystery/Thriller ‧ 1h 44m
Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.
2017 ‧ Drama/Thriller ‧ 1h 50m
A young man and his younger siblings who have concealed the death of their mother in order to remain together are plagued by a sinister presence in their home.
Truth or Dare
2018 ‧ Thriller/Drama‧ 1h 43m
Olivia, Lucas and a group of their college friends travel to Mexico for one last getaway before graduation. While there, a stranger convinces one of the students to play a seemingly harmless game of truth or dare with the others. Once the game starts, it awakens something evil — a demon which forces the friends to share dark secrets and confront their deepest fears. The rules are simple but wicked — tell the truth or die, do the dare or die, and if you stop playing, you die.
The First Purge
2018 ‧ Thriller/Fantasy ‧ 1h 52m
To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the others, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.
Insidious: The Last Key
2018 ‧ Mystery/Thriller ‧ 1h 43m
I didn’t watch other parts, but this one is pretty good.
Brilliant parapsychologist Elise Rainier receives a disturbing phone call from a man who claims that his house is haunted. Even more disturbing is the address — 413 Apple Tree Lane in Five Keys, N.M. — the home where Elise grew up as a child. Accompanied by her two investigative partners, Rainier travels to Five Keys to confront and destroy her greatest fear — the demon that she accidentally set free years earlier.