For Many of us, Movies are love, and Horror movies are like icing on the cake. Many of you may be afraid of watching horror movies and prefer family drama or romantic movies. But Friends! The level of excitement and eagerness that Haunted scenes create, Nothing else can. Watching Films are our Favorite part-time. Some Pictures are just for Timepass, Some are for Fun, Some are for motivation and some gives the lesson. But apart from all these Categories, Haunted Movies are Beat-taking and Mind-Blowing.
There are many Horror movies that Fiction Stories, But Most of the Films are not just fiction but are true stories. Yes, You heard me Right. Many Movies that took Away your Heart and left you shattered are real stories. If you are one of those who loves to know about Black Magic, Tona-Totka, Spirits, Haunted places, Evil and much more than these movies are for you. You need Bigger and Strong Heart to face the Fear and show guts to watch these top horror movies.
Here’s a list of top 13 Best horror movies of all time.
13. The Grudge
It is said that when someone dies with sorrow or rage the curse is born. Directed by Takaishi Shimizu, the grudge is well-known movie among horror fans. Based on a curse theory, This movie holds the story of a house which is possessed by an evil spirit. A housewife name Kayako Saeki fell in love with his college professor Peter Kirk.
Believing that his wife has an affair with Peter, Kayako’s husband kill her and his son in rage, which disposes of mysterious supernatural curse on the house.Takeo(Kayako’ husband) then hid the bodies in the house before Kayako’s ghost killed him, after few years when William’s family moved into the haunted house bad things begin to happen. Despite being a remake of Japanese horror flick JU-ON (the grudge in Japanese) the film was a smasher at the box office which earns $187 million over $10 million budget.
A rare gem from Bollywood and a masterpiece from Vikram Bhatt (Director). If you are looking for a stereotypical Indian horror movie then this is your stop. This is India’s first stereoscopic 3D horror film released in 2011.This film is a mixture of great visual effects, significant acting by MahaakshayChakrabortyy (Rehan), Tia Bajpai (Meera), Arif Zakaria(professor Iyer) and great directing by Vikram Bhatt.The story based on an evil-hearted piano teacher( Iyer) who fall madly for his students Meera. One day professor Iyer tried to rape Meera In order to escape Meera killed professor with the candlestick. Professor Iyer became evil spirit and return to haunt Meera forever. 80 years later when Rehan was sent by his Father to check on their mansion which they are gonna sold off in ten days. As soon as Rehan arrive at the mansion mysterious thing started to happen.
Rehan investigates and found about the past of the mansion by weed smoking baba. All thrill begins when Rehan go back in past to help Meera and to free his mansion from the evil spirit. This movie also did well at the box office earning 36cr rs against the budget of 13cr rs.
11. Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
Horror is not all about ghosts every time, sometimes human acts are also horrifying. This vintage human slaughtering movie was the best example of that.This movie was banned because of his violent content. Four friends ran out of gas while visiting sally’s grandfather grave.
Due to there extraordinary bad luck, they stumble into the slaughtering family house. Directed by ‘Tobe Hooper’ and written and co-produced by Hooper and Kim Henkel this film is not for weak hearts.
Nobody gets scared just by looking in the mirror, but you will, after watching this movie. Directed by Mike Flanagan which uses the concept of deception quite amazingly. Haunted by the death of their parents Kaylie and Tim 10 years earlier, blames an antique mirror for the tragedy.
Kaylie and Tim try to collect the evidence to prove that the mirror is haunted. But things don’t go as planned after all it is a horror movie. This movie is based on a 2005 horror short film also name ‘oculus’.
Based on True Story, This movie is the very horror film. It starts off well and you have very good characters. This is a terrifying movie which shows how a family must unite in order to survive the torture of an unspeakable and dangerous evil. This movie is about an antique wooden box, which the youngest daughter of the family has. The couple discovers that their daughter is behaving erratic and the box has the spirit inside as it was made to contain the dibbuk.
Overall the directing of the movie is excellent, all the pieces fit together well and you understand the story. It is a very well told story that develops into lots of thrills and scares. This is not a glory film which is very good. But it keeps you entertained all the way through The characters. They are excellent and interesting. It has everything perfect.
When the trailer posses the producers of ‘Paranormal Activity’ and ‘Insidious’ the idea of what tone this film would be reared its head. This movie is about a crime writer who desperately wants a hit. So when he found the film which shows the death of the family he vowed to solve the case.
Based on a series of jump scare sequences and slow character sections in order to attempt to make you feel for the characters while easing the tension of the situation. It’s a tired method that is becoming all the more clichéd and repetitive. However Sinister manages to find ways to break free of these chains that the horror genre is becoming tied down to.
07. THE NIGHTMARE OF THE ELM STREET (1984)
We all have nightmares and it’s quite common but you will think twice about sleeping after watching this amazing horror flick directed by ‘wes craven’. Nancy and her friends are having violent nightmares which all feature one common element, a disfigured serial killer with a glove made of razors on his right hand.
Freddy Krueger (Englund), returns to haunt the dreams of the teenage offspring of those that burned him to death years before. This movie is nothing less than Breath-taking Moment of life. It will leave you with goosebumps on your body.
6. The Ring
This movie came out with a knockout concept of unavoidable viral death. One of the most Horror movies of all time has an equal dose of style and technical precision. With series of 4 parts, The Ring is a story about a disturbing videotape that holds the power of life and death.
A handful of people have seen that videotape are have died the same night. When one of the aunts of died boy decided to investigate. This Movie holds your interest with all the things happens in the movie. If you are not afraid of watching out what happened to aunt while watching that tape, Than this movie, is perfect for you and must to add to your watch list.
5. The Exorcist (1973)
One Of the scariest films of all time, Exorcist rides its supernatural theme to magical effect, with remarkable special effects. This Movie is based in the Novelist William Peter Blatty. His one of the best seller on the last Known Catholic Sanctioned Exorcism over the world. The Young Girl Regan in the film was possessed by the Devil and so she was behaving prone to fits and bizarre.
When Exorcist was called, Namely Father Merrin, Both the priest and the girl suffers numerous horror. The demon was so strong that he took the Young girl completely out of hand. This movie is not just a horror story but consist of most scary scenes that can make you awake the whole night.
4. IT (2017)
IT is arguably one of the best horror movies ever made. Based on a popular novel by Stephen King and Directed by Andy muschietti this movie is the pure thriller with so many brain freezing scenes. A kid name Georgie disappears in the rain while sailing his paper boat. Kids in the town start to experience terrifying events of their own and notice that other kids in town are disappearing.
Ben (Jeremy Ray Taylor), the teens discover that the waves of evil things seem to happen in cycles of 27 years. Bill vows to stop whatever it is that killed his brother. IT entered the box office with the bang earning $694 million worldwide.
3. Drag Me To Hell
The Kinetic Ferocity, Spitball humor, and gross-out gags of Sam Raimi, Famous for its Spider-Man Trilogy, Made his evil dead undisputed classic. Drag Me To Hell is one of most terrifying gypsy curse story. It is wrapped with Carnival Fun and horror of evil dead.
This is a story of Alison Lohman(Christine Brown). She was tormented by the demon for 3 days before literally being dragged to hell. A Mysterious person Mr. Ganush cursed Lamia on her unfortunate target, Transforming Christine’s life into a waking nightmare. This movie will Scare you like anything and everything.
Insidious is a perfect example that how far a horror trendsetting can be reached. One of the Scariest and horror movies, This film is Epic. The story, characters, fun, Entertainment, Fear, Spirit etc everything is so perfect in this movie. Incideous is full of killer thriller scenes and a delightfully weird movie.
It is a tale of a family, which is moved in an old house which was sprayed by spirits. While the devil took their chile under his control, parents get to realize that they are dealing with supernatural powers beyond human comprehension. Directed by James Wan, This movie is complete Violence, Terror, and strong story. You really need guts to face the terror they created.
Well, this movie needs no introduction among horror fan. Directed by one of the best horror movie maker James wan This movie has everything that a horror movie demands. Based on a true story conjuring horrifies you to the core. Ed and Lorraine(paranormal detective) discover that the house they are investigating once belonged to an accused witch, Bathsheba (a relative of Mary Towne Eastey), who sacrificed her week-old child to the devil and killed herself in 1863 after cursing all who would take her land. You will not leave your seat while Watching this masterpiece of James Wan. It will definitely make you skip your Heartbeat.
For all Those who love to think out of the Box, these top 13 horror movies of all time are for You.