Halloween may have past, yet many are always in the mood for some spooky, bone-chilling, and heart-pumping movies. If you want to set the air, we have 10 horror movies that are guaranteed to make your heart jump a beat (not in a romantic way *wink*).
10 Horror Movies You Need to Start Watching Now
1. The Exorcist (1973)
Somewhere between our worlds is a mysterious realm, and it wants to creep into our world by entering our bodies and trying to take control of it. Watch this story about a young daughter of an actress who started experiencing strange changes in her body and personality. Her mother sought the help of medical doctors but proved no help. And now she comes to the only one who can help her… The Exorcist.
2. The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
Based on a true story, a family moved into a new house in Connecticut to be close to their son’s medical team, recently diagnosed with cancer. The offer seems too good to be true only that there was a catch. Something was with them in the house – one that is not leaving and hasn’t passed over yet, and it is determined to get the son. The chill begins as the house starts to reveal its secrets.
3. The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
Nighttime proves to be the scariest time of the day in this town in Texas/Arkansas, where a serial killer is on the loose. Identified by his white hood, the suspect dubbed as the “Phantom Killer” goes to orchestrate a series of murders that don’t allow this town to rest. Will the authorities get him? Will there be an end to these murders? Lock your doors before going to bed, or you might be his next victim.
4. Wolf Creek
Never accept help from strangers… because they might turn out to be a serial killer. It’s a lesson learned the hard way by a group of friends who accepted help from an unstable stranger. After their car broke down while on a road trip, they now find themselves struggling for survival after leaving with no choice but to accept the help.
5. The Amityville Horror (2005)
What they thought to be a deal of a lifetime turned out to be lifechanging, indeed. After moving into their “dream house,” the family realizes that they are not alone. Haunted by evil presences, the family struggled to figure out what took place in their home. Will history repeat itself? Will this family finally break the course? Or will they be another horror story to be told?
6. My Friend Dahmer (2017)
This story invites you to the mind of a serial killer. The movie follows the development of the infamous serial, Jeffrey Dahmer. What led him to make the gruesome killings? Take a peek into his home, and you will understand how his family life connects his murderous pieces.
7. The Conjuring (2013)
If you think that living with five daughters is complicated, wait until you realize that other people live with you too – one that you can’t see but only feel. The Conjuring follows the Perron family’s story and how they struggle against the demonic forces they live with.
8. The Quiet Ones (2014)
That was supposed to be an Oxford professor’s experiment, and his students turned out to be something they are all unprepared for. While trying to prove the supernatural’s existence, the team performed an investigation and attempted to summon the darkness in their subject – Jane possessed. Will they finish what they started? Watch to find out.
9. Winchester (2018)
The Winchester house outside of San Francisco, California, has 500 rooms, each with a story to tell. As spirits, souls, demons, entities, shadows, devils, and other presences begin its vengeful strike, Sarah Winchester (Helen Mirren) is determined to build a prison that will trap then in what is believed to be the most haunted house in history.
10. Child’s Play (2019)
Just when you thought your doll is here to play, it turned out it wanted another game – a game that involves killings. Childs’s Play is a story about a boy and his doll who has an insatiable desire to kill.