Fav horror movie ???

dgold44

G.O.A.T.
Saw the 82 thing last night - very good !!!
Alien one of my fav
Halloween - orig
A quite place
Elm street orig

Seeing cabin in the woods now

What do you recommend ???
I don’t want anything from earlier than 70s
 

Raul_SJ

Legend
No spoilers !!! After 24 months in a ups store in Vegas I am immune to anything bad
I just saw "Buried". About a guy being buried alive in a coffin by Iraqi terrorists. The whole movie takes place inside the box .
Just one guy talking on the phone.

The premise had lots of potential but film fell short due to some plot holes and annoying camera angles... But I like those types of movies.

 
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Azure

Hall of Fame
Not a horror movie buff at all. I don't see why I would waste money and time to be **** scared lol. The movie I think I was terrified by the most was Poltergeist but that was ages ago.

I guess Sresh raiding AYCE buffets would be scarier and I haven't dared yet to watch it in action.
 

Lleytonstation

Hall of Fame
Not a horror movie buff at all. I don't see why I would waste money and time to be **** scared lol. The movie I think I was terrified by the most was Poltergeist but that was ages ago.

I guess Sresh raiding AYCE buffets would be scarier and I haven't dared yet to watch it in action.
Not into them because they are all the same and so unrealistic. They don't scare me, but the first one I remember getting close was the Ring.

That and Rebel Without A Cause. That thing is terrifying...
 
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Chadalina

Hall of Fame
Drag me to hell is probably my favorite recent one, had a really good story


Not into them because they are all the same and so unrealistic. They don't scare me
I couldnt watch this whole movie at night alone, had to shut it off. Took me a couple days. I havent been scared like this since i was kid watching the furniture move around in the exorsist. If you can watch it in one sitting ill give you a dollar :)

Check out the preview video, its really spooky

 

Lleytonstation

Hall of Fame
Drag me to hell is probably my favorite recent one, had a really good story




I couldnt watch this whole movie at night alone, had to shut it off. Took me a couple days. I havent been scared like this since i was kid watching the furniture move around in the exorsist. If you can watch it in one sitting ill give you a dollar :)

Check out the preview video, its really spooky

I will hold you to it. :p
 

Tennis_Hands

Talk Tennis Guru
There is too much graphical horror in the horror movies these days and too little storytelling. I am a fan of the latter that is why Hitchcock is one of my favourites.

From those not rated in the Horror genre "Seven" is pretty good at focusing on the build up towards the scenes of horror and the way it makes you think about what the spectator hasn't seen. "The silence of the lambs" is another one.

David Lynch with Eraserhead and MD is fascinating in the same way by infusing the horror in the storytelling and of course, Twin Peaks (the series, not the movie) have the dreamlike sense of threat.

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dgold44

G.O.A.T.
Cabin in woods was total trash
The drug addicts at RT gave that garbage movie a 95 percent ..more like a 5 percent
 

Azure

Hall of Fame
There is too much graphical horror in the horror movies these days and too little storytelling. I am a fan of the latter that is why Hitchcok is one of my favourites.

From those not rated in the Horror genre "Seven" is pretty good at focusing on the build up towards the scenes of horror and the way it makes you think about what the spectator hasn't seen. "The silence of the lambs" is another one.

David Lynch with Eraserhead and MD is fascinating in the same way by infusing the horror in the storytelling and of course, Twin Peaks (the series, not the movie) have the dreamlike sense of threat.

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Wouldn't silence of the lambs and Seven fit more of the thriller genre though? Horror I suppose veers towards the supernatural?

Hitchcock is a master of suspense, no question about that and I agree, horror or any suspense should stand on the script rather than effects.
 

Tennis_Hands

Talk Tennis Guru
Wouldn't silence of the lambs and Seven fit more of the thriller genre though? Horror I suppose veers towards the supernatural?

Hitchcock is a master of suspense, no question about that and I agree, horror or any suspense should stand on the script rather than effects.

I don't necessarily associate Horror with supernatural, and, as I said, both movies are not officially horror movies, but should be because of how they achieve some of their most striking impressions, IMO.

IT is another one that works very well in that regard and is, of course, just the thing that you reference.

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Raul_SJ

Legend
I love two classics.

Psycho (1960)
so much spooky

Rosemary's Baby (1968)
the most disturbing ever
That one was disturbing. "What have you done with its eyes?".
IIRC, that film never actually showed the baby's eyes. A masterpiece.

Nothing scares me today. Other than Trump's tweets and out of control spending. :(
 

Raul_SJ

Legend
The Thing
Never heard of The Thing... Which version?
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The Thing is the 2011 science fiction horror film about a team of Norwegian scientists who unearth a being buried deep beneath the Antarctica ice. The film is the prequel to John Carpenter's 1982 thriller of the same name. In 1982, a group of Norwegian scientists in Antarctica discover a space craft buried deep beneath the ice. Scientist Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) is recruited by Dr. Sandor Halvorson (Ulrich Thomsen) to assist with the dig. After flying to the
 

Mr.Lob

Legend
Never heard of The Thing... Which version?
:unsure:
The Thing is the 2011 science fiction horror film about a team of Norwegian scientists who unearth a being buried deep beneath the Antarctica ice. The film is the prequel to John Carpenter's 1982 thriller of the same name. In 1982, a group of Norwegian scientists in Antarctica discover a space craft buried deep beneath the ice. Scientist Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) is recruited by Dr. Sandor Halvorson (Ulrich Thomsen) to assist with the dig. After flying to the
The 1982 version . I've never seen the 2011 prequel. I heard it sucked.
 

dgold44

G.O.A.T.
Never heard of The Thing... Which version?
:unsure:
The Thing is the 2011 science fiction horror film about a team of Norwegian scientists who unearth a being buried deep beneath the Antarctica ice. The film is the prequel to John Carpenter's 1982 thriller of the same name. In 1982, a group of Norwegian scientists in Antarctica discover a space craft buried deep beneath the ice. Scientist Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) is recruited by Dr. Sandor Halvorson (Ulrich Thomsen) to assist with the dig. After flying to the
1982 one is classic
Alien
The Fly
 

Raul_SJ

Legend
1982 john carpenter, of course
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The Thing was released in 1982 to very negative reviews. It was described as "instant junk," "a wretched excess," and proposed as the most hated film of all time.[1] Reviews both praised the special effects achievements and criticized their visual repulsiveness, while others focused on poor characterization. The film earned $19.6 million during its theatrical run. Many reasons have been cited for its failure to impress audiences: competition from films such as E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, which offered an optimistic take on alien visitation; a summer that had been filled with successful science fiction and fantasy films; and an audience, living through a recession, diametrically opposed to The Thing's nihilistic tone.
 

T1000

Legend
Event Horizon
Halloween (carpenter original)
Hereditary
Inside (French version)
Poughkeepsie Tapes
Hush
Prisoners (more thriller than horror)
 
Not sure whether this fits under "horror," per se, but The Blair Witch Project was extremely eerie.

Getting goosebumps even at the memory of it.
 

jersey34tennis

Semi-Pro
So so many. Will give a short list
1 hereditary
2 the exorcist
3 halloween
4 jacob's ladder
5 the remake of the evil dead
6 28 days later
7 it follows
8 hard candy
9 the mist
10 insidious
11 sinister
 
:cautious:

The Thing was released in 1982 to very negative reviews. It was described as "instant junk," "a wretched excess," and proposed as the most hated film of all time.[1] Reviews both praised the special effects achievements and criticized their visual repulsiveness, while others focused on poor characterization. The film earned $19.6 million during its theatrical run. Many reasons have been cited for its failure to impress audiences: competition from films such as E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, which offered an optimistic take on alien visitation; a summer that had been filled with successful science fiction and fantasy films; and an audience, living through a recession, diametrically opposed to The Thing's nihilistic tone.
It had brainlet reception back then but now people realize it as GOAT
 
I've just reminded two more brilliant ones, this time from 1970s

The Wicker Man (1973)
truly unique, a great study of blind faith
(but keep away from poor 2006 remake!)




Omen (1976)
that small boy is REALLY scary

 
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