Creative Horror Movies

Not the scariest. Not the best. Just the most interesting and original (for the time at least) that I've seen. If you disagree, leave a comment, but please, no hate.
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1.
Noriko's Dinner Table (2005)
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A teenager called Noriko Shimabara runs away from her family in Tokoyama, to meet Kumiko, the leader of an Internet BBS... (159 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
“ A horror movie with an almost total absence of horror movie tropes. While not the scariest movie, it is perhaps the most original I've ever seen, it really takes a risk and uses the scenario, rather than atmosphere, to carry the horror. Very interesting. It also has a very subtle anti-capitalist message, which I appreciated. ” - SirMoribund
 
2.
Let the Right One In (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl. (115 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
“ A vampire romance where the vampire is actually scary. ” - SirMoribund
 
3.
Parents (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A young boy living in 1950s suburbia suspects his parents are cannibalistic murderers. (81 mins.)
Director: Bob Balaban
“ A classic and a must-see. ” - SirMoribund
 
4.
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 metres deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up! This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus. (84 mins.)
“ A... shockingly good horror movie about Santa Claus. I love movies with a terrible premise that are actually really good. ” - SirMoribund
 
5.
Society (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Bill is worried that he is 'different' to his sister and parents. They mix with other 'upper class' people while Bill is more down to earth... (99 mins.)
Director: Brian Yuzna
“ While not a particularly good movie, it is at least creative and doesn't take itself too seriously. It is notable for its particularly bizarre body-modification horror and uh... WEIRD orgy scenes. I enjoyed the populist message. The death scene of the main bad guy has to be one of the funniest death scenes in horror movie history. ” - SirMoribund
 
6.
Suicide Club (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A detective is trying to find the cause of a string of suicides. (99 mins.)
Director: Sion Sono
“ While not nearly as creative, original, or ground-breaking as its sequel Noriko's Dinner Table (imho) it still is all of these things. I wish I'd seen Suicide Club first as, while it is an extremely interesting horror movie, it's kinda overshadowed by the sequel. ” - SirMoribund
 
7.
The Evil Dead (1981)
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Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons. (85 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ Sam Raimi is the master of "cheap scares". While I haven't seen any of the sequels (criminal, I know!) if its anything like the Evil Dead, I'm really missing out. Anyways, a classic, but you shouldn't need me to tell you that. ” - SirMoribund
 
8.
Pontypool (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A psychological thriller in which a deadly virus infects a small Ontario town. (93 mins.)
Director: Bruce McDonald
“ A really interesting zombie variant. Also, quite chilling. ” - SirMoribund
 
9.
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a disease turns all of humanity into the living dead, the last man on earth becomes a reluctant vampire hunter. (86 mins.)
“ Much better than its remake, "I Am Legend", which itself isn't a bad movie. The ending is very different... if you've only seen I Am Legend, you might wonder why they chose to ditch the original, and far superior, ending. ” - SirMoribund
 
10.
Hellraiser (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld. (94 mins.)
Director: Clive Barker
“ Hellraiser has some very cool imagery, and at parts, so does its sequel. Beyond those two, none of the other Hellraiser movies are worth watching. ” - SirMoribund
 
11.
The Host (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A monster emerges from Seoul's Han River and focuses its attention on attacking people. One victim's loving family does what it can to rescue her from its clutches. (120 mins.)
Director: Joon Ho Bong
“ Joon-ho Bong has turned the relatively tired monster movie genre and made an extremely personal, fascinating movie. I enjoyed it immensely. ” - SirMoribund
 
12.
Sinister (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s. (110 mins.)
“ As well as being scary as *beep* Sinister also blends well elements of both western and eastern horror. ” - SirMoribund