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Nine Horror Movies that will Completely Freak You Out

Below are nine horror movies which are ideal for a scary friends night out

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We may boast in front of our friends by expressing our unabashed love and thrill for horror movies, but the truth is that the spooky atmosphere and the sudden appearance of ghost do freak us out. Yet, we love to watch them. Our weekend is incomplete without a bucket of caramel popcorn and a bunch of friends accompanying us in watching horror movies. With the winter approaching, the breezy weather pokes you to buy a Horror DVD and make plans with your friends. Below are nine films which make up to an ideal scary night!

List of 9 Best Horror Movies of All Time:

  1. The Exorcist (1973)
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The Exorcist is an American supernatural horror film directed by William Friedkin. The movie is touted as the scariest motion picture ever. At the time of its release, it was received positively by the audience and the critics. The story revolves around a girl, who starts acting strangely. Her mother seeks some medical help; only, later is she informed that the girl might be seized by the devil. Exorcism is performed on her daughter.

2. Shutter (Thai) (2004)

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This movie has the capacity to frighten the hell out of you. It revolves around mysterious images being seen in developed pictures. The film was an immense box office success making it one of the greatest horror movies of Thailand. It was really well recognized worldwide. One of the best horror movies of all time.

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3. The Conjuring Series (2013-2016)

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The thing which makes a scary movie even scarier is the fact that the depiction is based on a real life story. Yes, that’s true! The recreation of the horrifying events the families go through in the haunted houses will give you goosebumps. The film depicts a fictional take on the real-life cases of the paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren which makes it one of the best horror movies of all time.. The franchise mainly consists of two films in the main series- The Conjuring and The Conjuring 2.

4. The Insidious Trilogy (2011-2015)

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You cannot sleep alone after watching this. The chilly and frightening atmosphere in all the three parts will not let you take off your blanket! The film is directed by James Wan and has been received very well by the audience and the critics.

5. The Silence of the lambs (1991)

The Silence of the Lambs
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Even if you’re not a big scary movie fan, you need to watch this one to credit Anthony Hopkins’ tremendous acting. Many people fell into it and started believing that he was a cannibal. To clear the rumors, he had to make a public announcement that he has really never eaten human flesh and will never do so in the future.

6. Sinister and Sinister 2 (2012 and 2015)

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The Sinister series is a real favorite for the horror film fans. The kids in the movie can give you nightmares with the spooky atmosphere they create. The series’ story was really well appreciated by the audience. This must definitely be added to your to-do list.

7. Dead silence (2007)

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Dead Silence
The film revolves around a young widower who has come to his hometown to seek answers for his wife’s murder which may be related to the ghost of a dead ventriloquist. The movie received mixed reviews. For its unusual turn of events, it must be added to your horror movies list.
8. Annabelle (2014)
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Annabelle is a supernatural horror movie, which is a prequel to The Conjuring. The depiction was inspired by the story of a doll, Annabelle told by Ed and Lorraine Warren. The movie can give you really thrills!
9. The Ju-On Series (1998-2015)
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We all have seen and appreciated The Grudge, and it can indeed be called a scary movie, but most of us are unaware of its original Japanese version, Ju-On. The story will definitely make you cry. It should be soon added to your horror movies list if not already.
-by Megha Acharya of NewsGram. Megha can be reached at @ImMeghaacharya.
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Top 10 Bollywood horror movies which will rob your sleep at night

Though many believe that Bollywood can't make good horror movies, it is absolutely not true. There are many horror movies which are so scary, they can give you a sleepless night or two.

Bollywood horror movies are some of the most scariest movies you'll ever see. Pixabay
Bollywood horror movies are some of the most scariest movies you'll ever see. Pixabay

Horror movies are thrilling and can give you an adrenaline rush like never before. No matter how much one denies but everyone loves a good horror flick at night to get scared out of their wits.

Bollywood is versatile, it experiments with all types of genres. one genre Bollywood loves to experiment with is, horror. Though many believe that Bollywood can’t make good horror movies, it is absolutely not true. There are many horror movies which are so scary, they can give you a sleepless night or two.

Here is the list of 10 such horror movies which will give you the scare of your life:

1920 (2008)

A royal deserted mansion, one strange caretaker and a newly wedded couple. This may sound like the most cliche of all the horror stories plot but the sheer artistic finesse with which Vikram Bhatt has directed the movie, easily makes it one of the most scary Bollywood movie.

 Raaz (2002)

Inspired by the Michelle Pfeiffer starrer ‘What Lies Beneath’and directed by Mukesh Bhatt, Raaz was  and still one of the scariest movies made in Bollywood. It has some spine chilling scene which can rob your night’s sleep.

Mahal (1949)

Darna Mana Hai (2003)

Who can make apples look scary? Trust director, Ram Gopal Verma to pull it off with precision. This horror flick by RGV may not exactly be overly scary but its innovative script definitely makes it stand out among other horror films of the Bollywood. There are 6 creative short stories in one movie, each with outrageous twists. It is definitely one very scary Bollywood movie.

13 B (2009)

13 B doesn’t need a spooky background score or weird camera angles to scare you. The strong script already comes packed with spine-tingling chills and scares. The ensemble cast that does its job to perfection, makes 13 B a movie you shouldn’t really miss.

Horror Story (2013)

The story line is rather unoriginal, a group of youngsters decide to spend the night at a haunted hotel where things get out of hand. However, there are some genuinely frightening scenes that maes it a complete scare fest. Those looking for chills won’t be disappointed at all.

Ek Thi Daayan (2013)

Ek Thi Daayan was certainly something new in the field of horror. It is a cross between a horror film and a paranormal thriller. The supernatural drama may seem unrealistic but the spine tingling scenes and the well developed  story line makes up for it And not to mention Konkona Sen’s portrayal of a ‘daayan’ which is eerie in all sense. This movie is spooky enough to give you a paranoia.