Out of all the emotions that a human body is capable of experiencing and displaying, fear is probably the most peculiar one. If you are afraid of some place or object then definitely you won’t go to that place again. But the same doesn’t stand true for horror movies. People know that they will feel scary inside out but still they go to watch horror movies.
The reason behind this strange behavior is that probably people watch horror movies to test their inner strength i.e. how much fear they can bear or withstand. And yes, they tend to enjoy the movie as well. So here let’s take a look at five of the most daunting movies ever released in cinemas all over the world.
This film, written and directed by John Carpenter, was one of the best and all original horror movies. The movie revolves around a babysitter, played by Jamie Lee Curtis and a psycho killer. This film was released in the year 1978 and went on to become a huge hit. It was a commendable commercial success since this film collected $47 million in the United States alone.
The film is based on the story of demonic possession and how it can create havoc in one’s life and people around. This film, directed by William Friedkin, is one of the best horror movies ever released in Hollywood. This film was released in year 1973 and is based on a novel written by William Peter Blatty.
A nightmare on Elm Street
The storyline of this movie is based on brutal killings that happen in dreams of innocent people. This movie, directed and written by Wes Craven, was released in year 1984 and starred Johnny Depp and John Saxon. This film was a huge hit when it was released and grossed at $25.5 million at the box office.
This film, which was released in year 1993, was directed by George Sluizer and was a big commercial success. The film, which stars Sandra Bullock and Kiefer Sutherland, is based on a story line where in a women vanishes from the gas station and his boyfriend is keen to find her. The movie apparently is a remake of a Franco-Dutch movie.
The story line of this film is based upon the series of investigations that are being done by a police officer from New York, who is working to solve the case of several murders, executed by a mystifying headless equestrian. The movie, directed by Tim Burton, was released in year 1999.