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What Lies Beneath (2000)
One of the most frightening thrillers of the new millennium
With this movie Mr. Zemeckis showed the world that he is not only capable of directing action adventures like "Back to the Future" or dramas like "Cast Away", but also decent and thoroughly creepy thrillers.
What makes this movie stand out for me is the fact that it gets into your head. There is a sense of foreboding throughout the entire playtime that grips you and won't let go until the credits roll. You start to question your own sanity instead of the protagonists'. It preys on your mind and plays with your senses.
True, there are jump scares, misdirections and several other typical instruments of horror film making in this movie. Fortunately though it never gets cheap and keeps the suspense coming in a spooky crescendo without showing any monsters, brutal blood sheds or slasher villains. The music works well and the cinematography is a feast for the eye.
In essence, this is a movie you don't want to miss if you're a fan of psychological horror films and/or the directing work of Robert Zemeckis. Enjoy it alone in a light-dimmed room with a good glass of wine and it will unfold its magic. You have my word.