HORROR MAX

My favorite horror.If you like it add comments and suggestions please.
View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
The Birds (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the bizarre when birds of all kinds suddenly begin to attack people. (119 mins.)
“ Given the period,very good effects and an interesting idea.It should end with Golden Gate surrounded by birds,as the director wanted it to. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
2.
Psycho (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. (109 mins.)
“ Extremely realistic and perfectly explained story about a disturbed psycho killer. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
3.
Rear Window (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. (112 mins.)
“ More mystery than horror.It gives you the feeling that it is safe behind the window whereas outside the window everything can happen,like in cinema world. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
4.
M (1931)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
When the police in a German city are unable to catch a child-murderer, other criminals join in the manhunt. (117 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
“ A very good portrait of a child murderer,and also a police pursue which ends with a social message. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
5.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A young F.B.I. cadet must confide in an incarcerated and manipulative killer to receive his help on catching another serial killer who skins his victims. (118 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ Must.Too bad the sequel is far behind it. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
6.
The Shining (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future. (146 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ Must.Atmospheric,yet supernatural and with Jack's perfect acting. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
7.
Cube (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Six complete strangers of widely varying personality characteristics are involuntarily placed in an endless maze containing deadly traps. (90 mins.)
Director: Vincenzo Natali
“ One of the first films in which someone wakes up trapped, trying to find out clues of what's going on."Saw" and other movies were affected by this story.Nice effects.In my opinion the ending could be better.The sequel isn't worth to be seen. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
8.
Saw (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Two strangers awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there or why, and soon discover they are pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer. (103 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ For a low budget movie it has all the horror and mystery you should need.That is because the idea and the script are very clever.The sequels can be easily seen. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
9.
[Rec] (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying. (78 mins.)
“ I like that it combines religion with zombies.You see everything through the camera of one of the characters.Unlike othes movies using this technique,this one is by far a better one.The sequel is good. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
10.
28 Days Later... (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary. (113 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
“ Classic zombie story.It has very nice shots of an empty London,good effects and explanations.The sequel isn't worth to be seen. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
11.
The Others (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted. (101 mins.)
“ Atmospheric with a horrifying twist at the end. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
12.
Se7en (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives. (127 mins.)
Director: David Fincher
“ Must.You might not be afraid as much as you wanted while watching the movie ,but you are certainly going to appreciate it afterwards.I like the fact that John Doe has a very good motive and explanation for his crimes and also, that what he says can be metaphorically related to the movie itself. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
13.
Ringu (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A reporter and her ex-husband investigate a cursed video tape that is rumored to kill the viewer seven days after watching it. (96 mins.)
Director: Hideo Nakata
“ Much better than the american version.I think the technique for the horrifying shots was used in other films afterwards ,like in "ju-on". Sequels are not that good. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
14.
Shutter (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past. (97 mins.)
“ Proves that Asia can create good horror movies too. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
15.
Mirrors (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home. (110 mins.)
Director: Alexandre Aja
“ Nice effects,nice movie.You'll be scared.The Sequel,in my opinion,should begin where the original movie ended.Do not see it. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
16.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
“ Must.They will always try to copy it. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
17.
Jaws (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A giant great white shark arrives on the shores of a New England beach resort and wreaks havoc with bloody attacks on swimmers, until a local sheriff teams up with a marine biologist and an old seafarer to hunt the monster down. (124 mins.)
“ This movie marked me for a lifetime.When I'm in deep waters,I always think of the movie. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
18.
I Saw the Devil (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A secret agent exacts revenge on a serial killer through a series of captures and releases. (141 mins.)
Director: Kim Jee-woon
“ Disturbing.Too much blood and violence realistically given. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
19.
Funny Games (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two violent young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one another for their own amusement. (108 mins.)
Director: Michael Haneke
“ I won't bother seeing the American version.Very interesting plot with surreal moments.Great acting by Arno Frinch. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
20.
Misery (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After a famous author is rescued from a car crash by a fan of his novels, he comes to realize that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse. (107 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ Don't expect much blood.You'll see a great movie based on a very good story.It can make you move from your seat in some scenes. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
21.
Alien (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
After a space merchant vessel perceives an unknown transmission as a distress call, its landing on the source moon finds one of the crew attacked by a mysterious life-form, and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Must.My favorite alien horror.Gremlins are just dolls. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
22.
The Vanishing (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Rex and Saskia, a young couple in love, are on vacation. They stop at a busy service station and Saskia is abducted. After three years and no sign of Saskia, Rex begins receiving letters from the abductor. (107 mins.)
Director: George Sluizer
“ No blood,no effects,but still horrifying.Great presentation of a twisted mind. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
23.
Them (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise... they're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night. (77 mins.)
“ Realistically filmed,keeps the "suspens" all along,from the beginning. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
24.
Sleep Tight (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
You wake day after day to the comfort and security of your home. But how safe is it really? (102 mins.)
“ This one will make you feel uncomfortable even when you are at home,and shows you how far a pervert can go. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
25.
Alone (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Deceased Siamese twin returns to haunt surviving sister (105 mins.)
“ It deals with a special subject that we don't often meet in a movie.Nice effects and ending. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
26.
The Descent (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators. (99 mins.)
Director: Neil Marshall
“ Hunt of woman by supernatural creatures in deep caves.Nice effects.The sequel is nice too. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
27.
It (1990 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown. (192 mins.)
“ I think this one is a perfect film for the genre horror,except some things in the end..Great book Stephen. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
28.
Dead Silence (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A young widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist. (89 mins.)
Director: James Wan
“ Ventriloquist.Don't you know what it means?Very nice movie. ” - petrostsatsaris
 
29.
Devil (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A group of people are trapped in an elevator and the Devil is mysteriously amongst them. (80 mins.)
“ Claustrophobic.Guess who is the devil...guess again. ” - petrostsatsaris