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50 best horror films of the XXI century

1. "Sinister". The protagonist of the film - the writer-detective. Together with his wife and two children, he moved to a small town and settled in a house where terrible events happened just a year ago - the murder of all tenants who were members of the same family.

Many dissuade the writer from such a thoughtless undertaking, but he wants to study the crime scene as best as possible, being right in the center of the events that happened here. Suddenly, the writer finds a box in which he finds amateur records. On one of the films, the hero sees footage of the murder that occurred in the house.

Other tapes also kept a lot of secrets, so, after reviewing them, the writer saw scenes of other murders that occurred at different times and in different places. The detective begins to investigate and build a chain of events, but something strange is starting to happen in the house.

The hero's son has nightmares, and his daughter draws on the school blackboard pictures of crimes from video recordings that the writer did not show to anyone. Can the main character defeat the evil that accidentally woke?

2. "Ghost House". All the events of this film unfold in the mansion Glen-Manor, which is located in the misty mountains and harbors a lot of mysterious and interesting. Last year, something happened here that in the present causes the ghosts to regularly visit this huge house.

The main character Rehan must complete the sale of the mansion, initiated by his father. He comes to the house to put things in order, but he understands that the estate is owned by some incomprehensible and mysterious force that can interfere with the deal. Rehan is determined and starts an investigation to find out all the secrets of an abandoned mansion.

He finally reveals the secret, but suddenly falls in love. Now the sale of the house fades into the background, and Rehan seeks to save the one that is no longer in the world. The mansion, from which quite recently the hero wanted to get rid of, turns into the biggest problem in his life. Will he be able to find a way out, or will the mysterious forces win?

3. "House at the end of the street". Listing the most interesting and terrible movies, you can not forget about this picture. In the story, the main character Sarah has just recently experienced a difficult break with her husband and decides to start a new life by moving with her daughter Elissa to a small provincial town.

It would seem that in this cozy and quiet place the family will be able to start a new life, because nothing foreshadows trouble. But suddenly Elissa and Sarah find out that a cruel and horrific crime was committed in the next house.

It turns out that a few years ago, a young girl Carrie Ann dealt with her parents, but for some reason left her brother Ryan alive, and he still continues to live in a house whose walls keep the secrets of murder. The killer herself disappeared without a trace and went unpunished.

It seems that everyone has forgotten about the story, and Ryan is quite a nice young man. He begins to communicate with Elissa, but the further this communication comes, the more the girl has doubts that all the worst things are already in the past.

4. “Kassadaga”. Kassadag is a small town in Florida. Its population is only 200 people, and most of the inhabitants have unique abilities that allow them to communicate with the souls of the dead and communicate with them. The main character Lily is in deep depression due to the death of her sister Michelle. The girl feels lonely, forgotten and useless.

She decides to move and settles in Kassadag. Soon, Lily meets a nice guy, Mike, and learns that the town residents can get in touch with the dead. The girl decides to call the spirit of his sister and goes to a seance.

But such jokes with the souls of the dead in most cases lead to serious consequences, because the inhabitants of the other world do not like being disturbed, even if they are loved and loved ones. But, unfortunately, Lily did not know about this and did not think about the consequences, for which she paid.

5. "Silent Hill 2". After the events of the first film, Rose Da Silva sends her adopted daughter Sharon to her husband, Christopher, but she herself remains in a hazy world. In the new film, Sharon and Christopher live under the names Heather and Harry. The girl is constantly tormented by nightmares, she and her dad constantly change their place of residence in order to try to forget what happened in the past.

On the eve of his eighteenth birthday, Heather realizes that he will finally be able to start a new and peaceful life. But suddenly the girl finds out that her father, Harry, has disappeared. She does not understand anything and does not know where to look for her father. But at home she finds a clue - the inscription on the wall "Go to Silent Hill."

And although this place is frightening and makes you feel a chilling fear, Heather is forced not only to forget about her fears, but also to save her father, and also to get rid of the demon who tormented her all these years.

6. «11-11-11» also included in the list, as it causes viewers to remain in suspense while watching. The protagonist is a writer of novels with famously twisted plots of Joseph Kron. The man loses the child and wife due to an accident and decides to go to Spain, where his dying father Richard and brother Samuel live.

Joseph suddenly begins to notice that all the events of his life are somehow connected with the number 11. In addition, people are dying all over the world under mysterious circumstances. Kron himself is an atheist who does not believe in God and everything connected with him.

But Joseph begins to be tormented by nightmares that make him turn to religion. It turns out that on November 11, 2011, that is, on November 11, 2011, events will occur, information about which is encoded in the sacred books of different religions. And the strange deaths are the work of the black sect. But Krona has yet to uncover many more secrets.

7. "Paranormal Activity 4". The film's actions unfold five years after the events of the second part. Five years ago, Katie killed her sister Christie and her husband Daniel. Son of Hunter’s sister, she kidnapped and called Robbie. Together with him, Kathy settled in a small town. A young girl, Alex, lives with her parents in the neighborhood.

Everything is calm and quiet in this family, but soon Alex notices that something strange is starting to happen. And she connects these mysterious and mysterious events with the arrival of Katie and Robbie. In the house rustles begin to be heard, objects move. Alex asks his friend Ben to place the cameras everywhere to find out what is going on. But how to find what is actually not in real life?

8. "Something". In the eternal ice of Antarctica, many secrets are kept, and some of them gradually begin to unfold. A group of polar explorers conducting a study of the Arctic ice, near the scientific station, find something. It looks like a spaceship whose origin is unknown.

In the ship, researchers find a creature that came to Earth presumably from space. Scientists are going to start an investigation and take a piece of cloth of the one who was found in the ship. But the heat does its job, and polar explorers understand that curiosity played a cruel joke on them.

9. "The Rite". Listing films that are worth seeing, attention should be paid to this picture, the plot of which, by the way, is based on real events. The self-confident and young student of the theological seminary, Michael Kovak, goes to the Vatican to study at the school of exorcism and refute the existence of otherworldly forces.

In Rome, he meets his father Lucas, who tells him what Michael simply cannot believe, because he is a skeptic. The guy is trying to understand the history of the woman, allegedly obsessed with evil spirits. He doubts obsession, but he soon learns that evil does exist.

10. "Hidden". According to the plot, a group of teenagers goes to a house where a rehabilitation center was once located, intended for people suffering from serious addictions.

Doctors conducted experiments on patients, as a result of which the vices did not disappear, but simply found new victims. All of them are filled with hatred and a desire to avenge the torment. And one of the adolescents is associated with the experiments that were once carried out on patients of the clinic.

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50. Do not breathe

  • Directed by: Federico Alvarez.
  • USA, 2016
  • Duration: 88 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.3.

The story of three young robbers who decide to rob the house of a blind war veteran in Iraq. Criminals are counting on easy money, but their sacrifice turns out to be much more dangerous than one can imagine.

49. Sinister

  • Directed by: Scott Derrickson.
  • United States, United Kingdom, 2012.
  • Duration: 105 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.8.

The author of detectives, together with his wife and children, moves into a house in which the family of previous owners was brutally murdered a year ago. The writer accidentally finds videotapes that are the key to unlocking the tragedy. But after that, terrible and inexplicable things start to happen in the house.

  • Directed by: Darren Lynn Bousman.
  • USA, Canada, 2005.
  • Duration: 93 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.6.

The decision about the filming of a sequel about a maniac, forcing his victims to participate in the game of survival, was made immediately after the start of the hire of the first "Saw". However, many critics agreed that the sequel was even more exciting than the beginning of the horror saga. In favor of this is evidenced at least by the fact that in “Peel 2 ″ players are no longer two, but eight people ...

  • Directed by: Lucky Mackie.
  • United States, 2002.
  • Duration: 93 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.7.

This film is a visual image of what a loneliness and love failures can bring to a girl. The main character named May from a lonely child grows into a weird veterinarian. She falls in love with handsome Adam, but he rejects her feelings. And then May decides to create the perfect friend on his own. With a scalpel.

46. ​​Good night mommy

  • Directed by: Severin Fiala, Veronica Franz.
  • Austria, 2014
  • Duration: 99 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.7.

A successful symbiosis of thriller and copyright cinema, which received five awards from the Austrian Film Academy and was nominated for an Oscar.

The film tells about two twin brothers and their mother, who returned home after a plastic surgery. The woman’s face is hidden by bandages, and she herself behaves unusually cold. This behavior makes the boys doubt that this is really their mother. And they decide to find out the truth in very unusual ways.

45. Reporting

  • Directed by: Jaume Balaguero, Paco Plas.
  • Spain, 2007.
  • Duration: 75 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.5.

This horror film mimics documentary shooting and begins with a young TV reporter arriving at the house where the police are on duty. Residents are infected with a terrible virus that turns them into zombies. But the girl, who still does not understand this and is thirsty for sensation, gets inside. And everything that happens becomes part of her report.

44. Destination

  • Directed by: James Wong.
  • United States, Canada, 2000.
  • Duration: 98 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.7.

The film is based on the script of the unwary episode of The X-Files and tells about a group of people who were able to avoid a plane crash, but then began to die due to ridiculous accidents. The supernatural component of the plot, the idea of ​​fatalism and the naturalism of the scenes made the "Destination" popular and allowed it to be the beginning of a whole series of films.

43. Dawn of the Dead

  • Directed by: Zack Snyder.
  • USA, Canada, Japan, France, 2004.
  • Duration: 109 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.4.

A remake of the same film in 1978, which tells about a group of people who are trying to survive in the mall after the start of a zombie apocalypse. Snyder tried to rethink the classics, and he succeeded: the audience and critics, in general, positively evaluated the film, highlighting its dynamism.

42. Paranormal Activity

  • Directed by: Oren Sang.
  • United States, 2007.
  • Duration: 86 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.3.

The picture gave rise to five sequels and many parodies. But neither time nor variations on the topic made this film telling about a seemingly ordinary couple in a seemingly ordinary house less terrible.

41. American psychopath

  • Directed by: Mary Harron.
  • United States, 2000.
  • Duration: 102 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.6.

A few years before becoming Batman, Christian Bale played the role of another hero who lives a double life. And I must say, did it masterly. The exemplary citizen Patrick Bateman, played by him, who secretly gives vent to his dark desires, is really terrifying and fearful.

40. Judgment Night 2

  • Directed by: James Demonako.
  • France, United States, 2014.
  • Duration: 103 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.5.

In the first "Judgment Night," the creators presented the audience with an extraordinary idea of ​​a society where violence was legalized once a year, and told the story of the survival of one family. In the second film, they went further: they greatly expanded the scale of the universe, showed the life of the whole city and made the action more dynamic. The result is an incredible commercial success and one more (at the moment) continuation.

  • Directed by: Gore Verbinski.
  • United States, Japan, 2002.
  • Duration: 115 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.1.

A cult film about a ghost girl and a murderous videotape, making people afraid of phone calls and long hair. And also gave us the immortal phrase "seven days left."

38. Ninth session

  • Directed by: Brad Anderson.
  • United States, 2001.
  • Duration: 97 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.5.

The film is about the power of someone else’s madness. In the story, a team of workers takes on the cleaning of asbestos from an old psychiatric hospital. But the eerie atmosphere of the hospital gradually affects the mental state of these men.

By the way, the filming of the thriller took place in a real psychiatric clinic in the city of Danvers.

37. Piranhas 3D

  • Directed by: Alexander Azh.
  • USA, 2010.
  • Duration: 85 minutes.
  • IMDb: 5.5.

Despite the fact that the genre of the film sounds like a “horror comedy”, there are a lot of reasons for fright in it. Still, a giant school of prehistoric piranhas is trying to kill 20 thousand carefree teens. And this is a lot of blood.

36. Expelled by the Devil

  • Directed by: Rob Zombie.
  • USA, Germany, 2005.
  • Duration: 107 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.9.

Continuation of the film “House of 1,000 corpses”, shot in the traditional style of horror films and stuffed with black humor. According to the plot, the sheriff decides to take revenge on the clan of maniacs for killing a brother, but applying not the law, but their own weapon - terrible torture.

35. Werewolf

  • Directed by: John Fouset.
  • Canada, United States, 2000.
  • Duration: 108 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.8.

Canadian horror film about two rogue sisters flirting with death. Games end when a werewolf attacks one of the girls and it begins to change rapidly. The second is to decide: stay close to your sister or leave her for your own safety.

34. Real ghouls

  • Directed by: Jemaine Clement, Taika Whiteity.
  • New Zealand, USA, 2014.
  • Duration: 85 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.6.

A pseudo-documentary film about three vampires who are trying to survive in modern society. They pay for rent, use the Internet and go to nightclubs. All this is more funny than scary, but it’s definitely worth a look.

33. The girl comes home alone at night

  • Directed by: Ana Lily Amirpur.
  • USA, 2014
  • Duration: 101 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.1.

The film was released under the slogan "The First Iranian Vampire Western." The plot really unfolds in the Iranian town, really fictional. It is inhabited by vampires, prostitutes, drug addicts, pimps and other unpleasant personalities. But, despite the terrible situation, there is a place for love.

  • Directed by: Helen Katte, Bruno Fortsani.
  • France, Belgium, 2009.
  • Duration: 90 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.3.

The picture is made in the Italian genre Jallo, combining elements of thriller and erotica. The plot is structurally divided into three time intervals, which is one heroine. The film consists of vivid images and fragments from which the viewer is invited to independently assemble the story.

31. Monstro

  • Directed by: Matt Reeves.
  • USA, 2008.
  • Duration: 81 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.1.

The film about the attack of a giant monster on New York until the very end keeps in suspense. Could it be otherwise if the producer of the film was JJ Abrams himself?

30. You end!

  • Directed by: Adam Wingard.
  • United States, United Kingdom, 2013.
  • Duration: 94 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.5.

A gang of maniacs in animal masks attacks the country house of the Davidson family. Relatives are trapped and become part of sophisticated hunting.

29. Antichrist

  • Directed by: Lars von Trier.
  • Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Poland, 2009.
  • Duration: 108 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.6.

The famous film director provocateur created a thriller in which cutting off the genitals and falling the child out of the window are not the most terrible scenes. The atmosphere of madness and despair, coupled with a magnificent setting of cadres - that's why you should watch “The Antichrist”.

28. Martyrs

  • Directed by: Pascal Loge.
  • France, Canada, 2008.
  • Duration: 99 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.1.

Can sophisticated torture lift the veil of the mystery of life? The answer to this question can be found in the film Pascal Loge. Just do not expect to see on the screen a quiet existential drama: “Martyrs” is not a sight for the faint of heart.

27. Strangers

  • Directed by: Brian Bertino.
  • USA, 2008.
  • Duration: 86 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.2.

The film tells about a young couple, who, alone in a forest house, is exposed to an unexpected invasion. Несмотря на расхожий сюжет, режиссёру удалось сделать действительно страшную картину, атмосфера в которой нагнетена до предела.

Кстати, фильм вышел с пометкой «Основано на реальных событиях», однако сюжет полностью вымышленный и содержит лишь некоторые отсылки к действиям банды Чарльза Мэнсона.

26. Проклятие

  • Режиссёр: Такаси Симидзу.
  • Япония, 2002 год.
  • Длительность: 92 минуты.
  • IMDb: 6,7.

Японцы очень любят духов и призраков. Вот и в фильме «Проклятие» речь идёт о них. The plot is based on the legend that if a person dies in a state of rage, a curse is born and the spirit of the deceased begins to take revenge.

25. Every day trouble

  • Directed by: Claire Denis.
  • France, Germany, Japan, 2001.
  • Duration: 97 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.1.

Unusual film about cannibalism and desire. The plot revolves around the newly married Shane Brown, who, because of experiments on sexual desire, wants to eat his spouse. But suddenly he meets the wife of the ill-fated experimenter, who is subject to a similar ailment.

24. I saw the devil

  • Directed by: Kim Ji-un.
  • South Korea, 2010.
  • Duration: 141 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.8.

South Korean thriller with a twisted plot. After the murder of his wife, the intelligence agent decides to take revenge on the maniac. But it is not easy to jail or kill, but to implant a bug in his body and torture him with constant attacks, trying to bring the killer to exhaustion.

23. Drag me to hell

  • Directed by: Sam Raimi.
  • United States, 2009.
  • Duration: 99 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.6.

The film is about how dangerous the work of a bank employee can be. Kristin Brown, an employee of the bank, refuses one of the clients to defer the payment of the loan. That in response imposes on the girl a terrible curse that threatens with eternal torments of hell.

22. Revenge of the Unborn

  • Directed by: Alexander Bustillo, Julien Mori.
  • France, 2007.
  • Duration: 75 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.9.

The film is considered one of the most daring, cruel and ruthless horror films ever made in France. Pregnant heroine Sarah loses her husband in a car accident. But on this misfortune women are just beginning. Now she will have to go through hell to save her life and the life of her child.

21. Death list

  • Directed by: Ben Wheatley.
  • United Kingdom, 2011.
  • Duration: 95 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.3.

The film begins as a drama and gradually develops into a thriller. The plot is built around a British soldier who, after being wounded, turns into an assassin. But it’s not so easy to complete an order for him ...

20. Dinosaur Invasion

  • Directed by: Pon Jun-ho.
  • South Korea, 2006.
  • Duration: 120 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.0.

A variation on the “Godzilla” theme, but with a smarter and more dramatic approach. In the story, a mutated river monster attacks the city and drags the grocery granddaughter with it. The family can not accept the loss and goes in search of the girl.

19. Crimson Peak

  • Directed by: Guillermo del Toro.
  • USA, Canada, 2015.
  • Duration: 120 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.6.

Very beautiful gothic thriller with an ancient castle, ghosts and liters of blood. And of course, with a modicum of fabulousness: he still shot the picture of Guillermo del Toro, the director of The Labyrinth of the Faun.

  • Directed by: Alejandro Amenabar.
  • USA, Spain, France, Italy, 2001.
  • Duration: 104 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.6.

Cult film with Nicole Kidman in the main role tells the story of a strange house and its strange inhabitants. Eight Goya awards and three Saturn awards.

17. Berberyan Recording Studio

  • Directed by: Peter Strickland.
  • United Kingdom, 2012.
  • Duration: 92 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.2.

Scoring a horror movie can be a truly intimidating process. It will have to experience the main character, a humble sound engineer named Gildera.

16. Bloody harvest

  • Directed by: Alexander Azh.
  • France, Italy, Romania, 2003.
  • Duration: 91 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.8.

A country house, two young girlfriends and a bloodthirsty killer. This picture begins as a standard American horror film, but gradually develops into a psychopathic thriller.

  • Directed by: Juan Antonio Bayona.
  • Spain, 2007.
  • Duration: 105 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.5.

To find the missing son, the main character Laura will have to reveal the secret of the old orphanage. But the truth may be too shocking ...

14. The Story of Two Sisters

  • Directed by: Kim Ji-un.
  • South Korea, 2003
  • Duration: 115 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.3.

Psychological horror film inspired by an ancient Korean fairy tale. In the story, two sisters return from a psychiatric hospital and begin to notice the oddities that are happening in their home and with their stepmother.

  • Directed by: David Robert Mitchell.
  • USA, 2014
  • Duration: 100 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.9.

Sexually transmitted diseases and unplanned pregnancies are not the worst consequences of casual sex. The main character Jay gets a curse through him: now she is pursued by a certain creature, and if It catches up, she will kill her.

12. House of the Devil

  • Directed by: Ty West.
  • United States, 2009.
  • Duration: 95 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.4.

A retro-story, shot in the spirit of the 80s, tells about a naive girl who got a job as a nanny. In the house of Satanists. In the full moon. And instead of the award, she is forced to participate in the devil’s ritual.

11. The Devil's Spine

  • Directed by: Guillermo del Toro.
  • Spain, Mexico, France, Argentina, 2001.
  • Duration: 106 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.5.

The script of this mystical drama del Toro wrote 15 years before the shooting, still in college, based on his own memories and experiences. The plot is built around the boy Carlos, falling into a shelter and facing there with strange phenomena. The film won many awards, and the director himself considers it his most personal creation.

10. Stay in my shoes

  • Directed by: Jonathan Glazer.
  • United Kingdom, United States, Switzerland, 2013.
  • Duration: 108 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.3.

Fantastic thriller with the inimitable Scarlett Johansson tells of a mysterious girl who drives a Scottish highway and seduces men. True, not at all for sexual pleasures.

  • Directed by: Neil Marshall.
  • United Kingdom, 2005.
  • Duration: 99 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.2.

Long before "Game of Thrones" British director Neil Marshall earned himself a place in the pantheon of horrors with this film. He talks about a group of girls trying to survive in a deep cave, where they are not the only inhabitants.

8. Zombie named Sean

  • Directed by: Edgar Wright.
  • United Kingdom, France, 2004.
  • Duration: 100 minutes.
  • IMDb: 8.0.

Hilarious comedic zombie horror about an ordinary seller, who, along with a friend, is satisfied with the hunt for the walking dead.

  • Directed by: Robert Eggers.
  • USA, UK, Canada, Brazil, 2015.
  • Duration: 92 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.7.

The action of the brilliant directorial debut of Robert Eggers unfolds in New England of the XVII century. A family of farmers driven out of the community lives alone on the edge of the forest. The measured course of events violates the loss of their child, still a baby, which is not at all the fault of an ordinary person or a wild beast.

  • Directed by: Kiyoshi Kurosawa.
  • Japan, 2001
  • Duration: 118 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.6.

Horror film about ghosts trying to take over the world with the help of modern technology. Something prophetic and, no doubt, frightening, beautiful and memorable.

5. Cabin in the woods

  • Directed by: Drew Goddard.
  • USA, 2012.
  • Duration: 95 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.0.

A group of young people are having a party in a forest hut and face a real nightmare. It sounds like a complication of a banal horror film, but it is this genre that makes fun of "Cabin in the Forest." In fact, everything in the picture is much more complicated.

4. The spell

  • Directed by: James Van.
  • United States, 2013
  • Duration: 112 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.5.

The film is based on real events and describes the worst case from the practice of researchers of paranormal phenomena Ed and Lorraine Warren. Spouses are trying to help the family whose home is inhabited by ghosts.

  • Directed by: Jennifer Kent.
  • Australia, Canada, 2014.
  • Duration: 93 minutes.
  • IMDb: 6.8.

The third place Rolling Stone gave Jennifer Kent to the director's debut, describing how scary fairy tales can be and how strong parental love and hate can be.

2. Let me in

  • Directed by: Thomas Alfredson.
  • Sweden, 2008.
  • Duration: 115 minutes.
  • IMDb: 8.0.

Second place - at the Swedish melodramatic thriller "Let me in." Child cruelty, Scandinavian melancholy and absolutely not “twilight” vampirism - all this is present in the film history about the friendship between a 12-year-old boy and a girl-vampire.

1. 28 days later

  • Directed by: Danny Boyle.
  • United Kingdom, 2002.
  • Duration: 113 minutes.
  • IMDb: 7.6.

The leader of the rating, the post-apocalyptic film “28 Days Later,” is at the same time a horror film, a thriller and a drama. The creators also consider it a tribute to the zombie genre, although there are no classic zombies in the film.

In the center of the plot - London, caught in an epidemic that turns people into insane killers, and four uninfected heroes trying to survive.

"28 days later" not only gives the viewer a storm of emotions, but also makes you think about the problem of increasing aggression in society. And also gives the opportunity to admire the view of the deserted London.

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10 place - Call / The Ring (2002)

Directed by: Gore Verbinski.

Cast: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, David Dorfman, Brian Cox, Jane Alexander, Lindsay Frost.

The film, which has become the standard of classic horror stories, is especially dangerous for the fragile mental health of untrained people. As a remake of the acclaimed Japanese horror film, this film received high reviews from viewers and critics.

At the center of the plot is a young journalist girl who suddenly finds herself in the midst of the most terrible and incredible events, trying to save herself and her son from a terrible death at the hands of Samara - a girl whose ghost literally tears the human heart and then drags her victims to the bottom of the well .

It all starts with watching a video clip, which shows things that seem trivial at first glance - a girl in a white nightgown sits on a chair and tells her story, and her mother jumps from a high cliff. After watching the video, the bell rings, which changes the lives of the characters in the film.

9th place - Mirrors / Mirrors (2008)

Directed by: Alexander Azh.

Cast: Kiefer Sutherland, Paula Patton, Cameron Boyes, Erica Gluck, Amy Smart, Mary Beth Pale.

Unreasonable fear of their own image on the other side of the mirror - this is what awaits anyone who dares to watch the film "Mirrors", which collected the signs of a detective and a thriller, but the main focus was on creating an atmosphere of horror and primitive sticky fear of the mysterious and unexplored creatures.

The plot develops around the story of former detective Ben Carson, who left the family and drags on a miserable existence, far from what it was in the past. Only the fear of losing her daughter forces him to get out of the deepest depression and start looking for work. Fate leads him to work as a security guard of a fashionable shopping center, which was burned under very mysterious circumstances. Ben decides to start work, but at night the mirrors open up to him a completely new, unexplored world of secrets and terrifying secrets.

8th place - Paranormal Activity / Paranormal Activity (2007)

Directed by: Oren Sang.

Cast: Katie Featherston, Mika Slot, Mark Fredericks, Amber Armstrong, Ashley Palmer.

In eighth place in the top of the worst horror films of the film, telling about the paranormal phenomena that can happen to everyone and absolutely in every corner of the globe. Having moved to a new home, a young couple wants to start a new life, but they are constantly hampered by the persecution of an unknown and invisible creature. The newly born husband makes desperate attempts to save his wife and family by installing hidden cameras in the house, but they record only extraneous steps, and the mysterious pursuer continues his atrocities.

7th place - Sinister / Sinister (2012)

Directed by: Scott Derrickson.

Cast: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Ryllance, Fred Dalton Thompson, James Ranson.

The scenes included in the frames of the film undoubtedly deserve a special place in the top 10 of the worst films shot in the history of cinema. The plot shows the life of an ordinary writer in the genre of detective novels - Ellison, who moves with his family to a new house on the outskirts of a small town. Not knowing the whole truth, the protagonist agrees to live in a place where the whole family had just recently been killed.

In one of the usual evenings, the head of the family finds videotapes in the attic room, which capture the details of the atrocious crimes that killed the whole family. From this point on, inexplicable events begin to occur in the family of the main character.

6th place - Dead Silence (2006)

Directed by: James Van.

Cast: Ryan Quantan, Amber Valletta, Donnie Wahlberg, Michael Fairman, Joan Heaney.

Since childhood, young people in love with each other have finally found a safe haven. But for complete happiness, they needed solitude and dead silence in the vicinity of a small provincial town, where they decided to move, leaving their lives in a big city boiling with passions.

But once there was a tragedy that took away the life of a young wife forever. Accusations of brutal murder are always put forward by a boy who loves her, who suspects in the whole doll, donated shortly before the crime. Desperate to prove his innocence, the young man begins his own investigation, and the closer he comes to the truth, the more horrifying it seems. Can a grieved husband prove that the body of his beloved girl was turned into a limp puppet with his hands, or was there a terrible and dangerous criminal behind the facade of his innocence? The film, which took sixth place in the top of the worst horror films, will keep the viewers nerves in suspense until the very end.

5th place - The Amityville Horror (2005)

Directed by: Andrew Douglas.

Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Melissa George, Jesse James, Jimmy Bennett, Chloe Grace Moretz.

The top five of the worst horror movies opens with a motion picture based on the events that took place back in 1974. In one of the November evenings of 1974, in a real city of Amityville, an entire family was shot, living in a mansion on the outskirts of the town. The punishment for the crime fell on the shoulders of the only surviving Ronald De Feo, who himself confessed to the crimes he committed. According to the youngest person, from early childhood he collected firearms, in particular guns and shotguns, but never tried to use them on living beings. However, on that unfortunate night, certain voices, which sounded not only in his head, but also in the depths of a mysterious house, began to order him to commit a crime.

After the trial, Ronald received a life sentence, and the house itself bought the Latsov family. The couple took the risk of acquiring a house with a terrifying past, seduced by the incredibly low cost of the mansion, but only crossing the threshold of their new home, Kate and George felt the full power of demonic evil that had settled in this unfortunate house forever. Now they have to make incredible efforts to not only save themselves, but also to protect the three children, who, like them, were under the influence of evil entities.

4 place - The Conjuring / The Conjuring (2013)

Directed by: James Van.

Cast: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Ron Livingston, Lily Taylor, Shanley Caswell.

The Perron family history, which took place in real life in the early 70s, formed the basis of this film. Roger and Carolyn are an American dream of marital union, they bring up exemplary daughters and are completely satisfied with their lives until they enter this ill-fated home, where the most incredible and frightening events begin to happen to them, thanks to which the film is filled with a sense of despair and primitive horror to the unknown.

A couple of professional exorcists are involved - Ed and Lorain Warren, who are horrified to realize what evil they are dealing with. Will the paranormal researchers be able to save the family and destroy the primitive evil that tormented the whole family?

This film is shrouded in not only the secrets of creation, but also there are many of the most interesting facts:

  1. Plans to start shooting the film have been going on for 20 long years. The idea belongs to the director Tony DeRosa-Grund, but due to financial problems shooting was constantly postponed.
  2. Ed and Lorain Warren took an active part in the filming process as consultants, who stated that the events reflected in the film bear undistorted informative load, accurately showing the events that happen to Perron during the 10 years of living on the farm.
  3. In real life, the exorcists engaged in the study of the house Perronov from 1973 to 1974.
  4. The director tried to recreate the atmosphere of classic horror films, typical for the 70-80s, when filming a movie.
  5. The real doll Annabelle was made from rags and didn’t look as scary as was shown in the film series.
  6. It is noteworthy that in the state of Rhode Island, the law does not oblige sellers of real estate to attract the attention of buyers to the paranormality that occurs in homes sold.
  7. It is known that more than 8 generations of different families lived and died on this farm, only after that the Perron family entered there.

3rd place - The Exorcist / The Exorcist (1973)

Directed by: William Friedkin.

Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb, Jason Miller.

A bright representative of horror films, which is not just remembered by the audience, but also became an example to follow during the filming of such. In the center of the plot shows the story of a fairly famous actress and her daughter. Suddenly, the girl begins to behave very strangely, while showing a considerable share of aggression. A desperate mother, not having received help in medical institutions, is forced to seek help from religious communities. Один из священников решает помочь отчаявшейся матери и выносит вердикт – в девушку вселился злой дух и она одержима. Для её спасения святой человек идет на немыслимые риски, но порой страх за свою жизнь мешает священнику думать объективно.

This film destroyed the long-standing stereotypes with which church servants were shrouded - here they are shown by real people, each with their own fears and experiences, the imperfection of their knowledge and the fears of the unknown.

2 place - Astral / Insidious (2010)

Directed by: James Van.

Cast: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, Lin Shay, Lee Wannell, Aengus Sampson.

Moving to a new home always becomes stressful, and an experienced teacher and head of the Josh family, along with his wife Rene, were ready for this. They expected rebellion and disobedience from their children, but not what was happening and destroying the peaceful existence of the family. However, soon after the move, tragedy occurs, after which the youngest son falls into a coma. Horrifying and inexplicable things continue to occur in the house, after which René convinces her husband of an urgent change of housing. But even having moved, the spouses do not get rid of the terrible persecution of the unknown ghost, and only hiring specialists to study the paranormal, Josh and Rene will learn about their son's relationship with the other world, and in order to get rid of inexplicable events they need to break the bond and wake up their child from coma. The film boasts memorable and creepy shots, viewing of which will leave an indelible impression of horror.

1st Place - Six Demons of Emily Rose / The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

Directed by: Scott Derrickson.

Cast: Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, Campbell Scott, Jennifer Carpenter, Colm Fior.

The story that became the basis for the creation of this cinematic masterpiece actually took place in Bavaria, where the believing Catholic family lived. But the filmmakers decided to transfer the film to a small provincial American town in which a young girl lived who managed to go to the college of her dream of a big city. Having left far from home, the girl was persecuted by the mysterious forces, after which she began to behave strangely, and in some places did not even remember the events happening to her.

Turning to the doctors, the parents received a verdict about the madness of Emily Rose, whom they did not want to put up with, and invited a priest who agreed to conduct the exorcism of the devil. As it turned out, 6 demonic creatures immediately infiltrated Emily Rose, who tormented her, trying to find a way out to our world.

But during the ceremony, something went wrong, and the girl died as a result of severe exhaustion from thirst and hunger. Priest Mohr was sent to the dock, and the most dangerous woman attorney undertook to defend him, who did not hope to reveal so many horrific details of the case. Watching this film leaves no room for indifference, from the first frames it raises a sea of ​​questions that believers have been looking for answers for thousands of years, but they have not found. The treatment of the film is such that evil is inside each of the people, but good always leaves hope for salvation.

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While his wife is busy repairing and arranging new housing, her husband is overtaken by a creative crisis, because over the past few years he has not written a line. But everything changes when a strange stranger appears on the threshold of the family nest, wanting to settle with the main characters under the same roof.

In the state of Maine in the Northeast United States for several years without a trace children disappear. The police knocked down, looking for the kidnappers, but the search was not successful. One of the missing is baby Georgie, who went out into the street one rainy day and has not returned home. A year later, George's older brother, not resigned to the loss, goes in search of his younger brother in the company of his best friends.

6. Pathology

So he gets into a strange company of his peers interns, pathologists, who dwell in their spare time for butchering corpses and flaunting each other with brilliant knowledge about the structure of the human body.

The plot of the film takes place during the Mexican-American War. 1847 Winner of numerous awards for the valor and courage of Captain John Boyd, sent into exile in a distant, secure garrison. It would seem that in this God-forgotten, quiet place John will manage to forget about the horrors of war, but then an unknown person appears in the garrison, telling horrible things going on nearby ...

8. Dawn of the Dead

In one moment, the empty streets of the city filled with terrible zombies, hunting for a few people who preserved the human appearance. The group of “lucky ones” among whom people of completely different ages, interests, professions are locked in a shopping center, while at the door they are waiting for starving creatures eager to tear them apart.

A dusty night watchman of the city’s central department store, which burnt down several years ago, is turning up. On one of the watches, while going around a protected object, Ben sees something eerie and sinister in the reflection of one of the old mirrors.

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