There’s something about a scary movie that just makes you crave a good cuddle. It’s basically not even an argument that fall is the best time of the year to start watching scary movies. The nights are getting longer; and, is the moon always so bright & clear on a fall night? As leaves fall and die, there is just something in the air that sets the stage for some good scares. There are some horrors that will leave you completely unphased, but there are others that are must-sees. Check out our list below, and if you haven’t seen these, text your partner NOW to start your scary movie seasons today.
1. The Shining
Although made in 1980, The Shining is still one of the scariest movies of all time. This psychological thriller follows a writer & his family as they spend a winter “house-sitting” a hotel in a remote area of Colorado. Things start to get creepy when the writer begins to go crazy, and his wife and son have no way to leave…
2. The Ring
If you’re more into supernatural horrors The Ring will keep you awake for nights on end. Two girls decide to test an urban legend about a videotape that leads to phone calls and eventually death. Attempt to figure out this mystery with news reporter Rachel Keller before it’s too late.
Ever wondered where people’s fear of clowns come from? The movie It is about an evil clown that comes to terrorize the town of Derry, Maine. When people start disappearing, Mike Halon calls his friends from the Losers’ Club to defeat the clown.
4. Paranormal Activity
Paranormal Activity is a supernatural horror that comes right out of your nightmares. Katie and Micah move into a new home and notice disturbing activity that doesn’t add up. To figure things out, they set up video cameras to record nighttime activity and become terrified by what they see.
5. Shutter Island
Shutter Island is a psychological thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat the whole time. U.S. Marshal,Teddy Daniels starring Leonardo DiCaprio visits a remote insane asylum on an island to uncover a case of a missing woman who murdered her three children. Things get wild as Teddy begins to unravel and realize that there’s deeper horrors to the island then he first thought.
This scary movie is a classic for a reason. Secretary Marion Crane is on the run after stealing money from her employer. She and her boyfriend stop at a remote hotel and meet the owner, Norman Bates. Slowly terrifying events unfold that will blow your mind.
7. The Silence of the Lambs
Clarice Starling, a star in her FBI training academy begins interviewing the imprisoned psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer, Dr. Hannibal Lecter on her search for another serial killer on the loose, known as Buffalo Bill. Dr. Hannibal Lecter begins to give information on Buffalo Bill, a killer who skins his women after murdering them; but, only when Starling reveals personal information about herself. The movie takes a turn when Dr. Hannibal Lecter escapes prison and Starling now has to keep an eye out for both serial killers.
Watch this and you’ll never want to go swimming again. In a small New-England town, deaths begin to happen more and more frequently when a killer shark wreaks havoc at the beach. This story shows a realistic struggle between man versus nature and forces you to think about what happens underwater.
9. The Sixth Sense
This is a psychological suspense and thriller that is guaranteed to leave you with chills by the end. The Sixth Sense gives you the perfect mix of creepy, horrifying, and realistic. This movie follows a little boy, Cole Sear, struggles to reconcile with the horrifying reality that he sees dead people.
10. Bird Box
This movie came out on Netflix and was an instant hit. Bird Box is a compelling mix of end of the world action, supernatural horrors, and unnerving tension. Malorie suddenly finds herself in a post apocalyptic world when a zombie/demonic force causes people to commit suicide when they see the “thing”. Malorie to protect two children and get to safety & stay blind the whole time.
Enjoy your time snuggling up & getting scared. What’s your favorite thing about scary movies? What’s the most horrifying movie on the list?