Suddenly, a window starts moving on its own, making weird noises when watching a horror movie. It is enough to scare us. It sends chills into our spines and gives goosebumps when that happens. And if you are looking for the best horror movies to experience the terrors of supernatural activities, then stay with us till the end. We have listed the top films that every man should watch.
People who watch horror movies love being scared. They do get terrified when suddenly a ghost appears on their screen out of nowhere. Still, they see it because they enjoy it. They get tempted to know the unknown. However, not everyone loves horror movies. Some people don’t even want to hear such a name. They freak out. And they get scared when something disturbing and eerie happens.
Some horror movies scare the hell out of us. They tap into our fears and leave a mark on us. We get terrified for several days imagining things when we are alone. So, are you ready to be petrified?
43 best horror movies to watch right now
A widow, Amelia Vanek, already challenging life, turns upside down when eerie events start occurring in her house. Everything begins when she reads a book, “Mister Babadook”, to her six-year-old son, Samuel. Initially, she thought it to be her imagination, but soon she realizes something is wrong. She believes that there is a sinister presence in her home.
This movie will send a cold chill down your spine. Definitely recommended.
This classic film, The Exorcist, is still one of the scariest horror movies of all time. Everyone remembers the demonic presence inside the body of a 12-year-old girl, Regan. The white face of Regan with cuts and bruises walking down the stairs backward abnormally isn’t a scene to forget. And the moment where Regan twists her head entirely is definitely not for a faint-hearted. Watch it at your own risk.
Paranormal Activity (Film Series)
Want to know what happens when you are sleeping at night? Watch Paranormal Activity. This movie tells you how supernatural presence in the house torments and scares the hell out of a couple and a family. It will make you tempted to watch every scene to learn what happens next. The demonic existence seems nothing out of the ordinary, but it becomes extreme as time passes.
It Chapter 1 & Chapter 2
The terrors of Pennywise, a demonic clown, continue since several children start disappearing. In the process, Bill’s brother Georgie goes missing suddenly one day. Then he gathers his friends to search for Georgie. Unknown to them, they soon face the clown. They are terrorized but decide to fight it. They become successful, and the clown retreats.
In Chapter 2, all the friends return to their hometown upon realizing that Pennywise is back again. And they decide to end it once and for all.
The Blair Witch Project
If you love the found-footage horror genre, then go for The Blair Witch Project. It will give you nightmares, and the scenes are spooky as hell. The movie starts with three friends on a journey to unveil a mystery about the local legend Blair Witch and film a documentary about it. Soon they disappear into the Maryland forest. However, their footage is found after a year, showing the aftermath.
This horror movie is about a doll, Annabelle. Don’t fall for its pretty name. A demon possesses it. The story starts when John gifts it to his wife, Mia. However, Mia soon finds something is wrong in her house. Mia feels the supernatural presence and asks for help.
Get ready to experience terrifying events that will make you jump out of your sofa.
Ever played with an Ouija board? Watch this movie to learn what happens when you play with it. Just joking.
The story begins when a group of buddies starts playing with the Ouija board to call their dead friend. However, unknown to them, she is not their friend but a demon who communicates with them, ready to awaken evil power. After that, each of them encounters disturbing events, making them uneasy.
The Evil Dead
This classic horror movie is a must-watch. The story is about five college friends who are in an isolated cabin in a remote area. Planning to hang out and have a nice vacation, their idea fails when they encounter an audiotape. They listen to it but don’t realize that they have released evil spirits. Soon, one by one, they are possessed, except one. Will that person be able to survive?
Note: You can also watch other sequels of the movie.
Get out is a horror movie that tells about the threat of racism. The story is about a guy who visits his white girlfriend’s parents in one weekend. Everything is normal, but he soon finds himself stuck in the middle of horrifying events. He tries to flee from the place but fails. Will he be able to escape? Watch this masterpiece to find out.
It Follows begins when a 19-year-old, Jay, realizes that someone or something is following her. After having sex with her boyfriend, she learns that a curse has been passed down to her. It will follow her in the form of anyone and kill her if she gets caught. Upon learning this, her friends decide to help her get out of this situation.
Get ready to embark on a journey of horrifying events that will make your eyes shut. The story begins when a couple moves into a house with their three children. Little do they know, the house is haunted by evil spirits. Late to realize this, their youngest daughter is taken by spirits. Now, the couple is trying to save their daughter. Will they be able to rescue her?
Have you ever seen your doppelganger?
There is a rumor that says your doppelganger will kill you when you meet them? Well, this is what exactly happens in the Us movie. Adelaide Wilson and her family get stuck in the middle of a conflict where their lookalikes try to kill them for real.
If you have watched A Quiet Place, then you won’t be disappointed with The Silence. This story starts with the world being terrorized by mysterious creatures that hunt by sound. However, there is a girl who lost her hearing. The movie is about how she survives all this successfully with people close to her. Who do you think will be victorious?
This horror movie is about a girl, Veronica, who summons an evil spirit while playing with an ouija board with her friends to call her dead father. However, she falls unconscious and wakes up later in the school’s nurse’s office. Unknown to her, the demon is close to her. She soon finds herself encountering paranormal occurrences and starts hurting her siblings.
The movie is about four friends who try to summon the Slender Man. But, things don’t go as they expect. The situation gets worse when one of them disappears suddenly. Now, they are on a mission to rescue their pal from the Slender Man.
The Turning starts when a young governess decides to take care of two orphans in a big mansion. Little does she know, evil spirits haunt the manor. She soon experiences paranormal activities. Then, she suggests everyone go to town. Will they safely get to the city?
Truth or Dare
Truth or Dare is an entertaining and fun game to play with friends. However, in this movie, this isn’t so exciting for a group of friends who play it. It turns into their worst nightmare. One by one, everyone starts dying unconventionally. Anyone who tells a lie or refuses to dare meets their demise. Now, the remaining friends have to find a way to get out of this life-threatening game and survive.
The normal life of Pallavi and Usha turns upside down when the former brings her boyfriend to her house. Upon meeting him, Usha is assured that he is the reincarnation of a man who tried to kill her in the past. Is it her imagination, or is he the one who she actually thinks him to be? What will happen to her and the daughter if he tries something unexpected? Watch to find out.
Eli follows a boy, Eli Miller, who suffers from a rare disease. He wears protective gear even in his own house since he is allergic to the outdoors. Soon, he is shifted to a quarantined medical facility by his parents to treat him. At first, Eli enjoys being there. But, as time passes, he starts experiencing paranormal events.
It is definitely worth watching.
Prequel to the Annabelle movie, Annabelle Creation shows how the doll became home to demonic presence. The story starts when a couple implants their dead daughter’s soul in it and seals it. Unfortunately, it came into possession of an orphan girl. Now, terrifying events start occurring.
It is entertaining to watch this creepy doll scaring the hell out of everyone in the house.
Annabelle Comes Home
Another successful film in The Conjuring franchise, Annabelle Comes Home is a sequel to Annabelle Creation and Annabelle. The story follows a couple, a famous demonologist who has to leave the house because of some case. They leave their daughter and babysitter alone in the home. However, unknown to them, Annabelle is set free accidentally. Now, a phenomenon of supernatural activities starts occurring. Will they arrive in time to save their daughter and babysitter?
The Nun is another film in the franchise of The Conjuring and a spin-off to The Conjuring 2. The story begins when a pair, including a priest and nun, is sent to investigate the suicide of a nun. Upon arriving at the monastery, they learn that a demonic nun haunts the place and confronts it. Will they be able to unveil the order’s unholy secret and survive the terror of it?
The Conjuring Part 1 & Part 2
These are the first two films in the franchise of The Conjuring. Based on real-life events, the first part follows two demonologists who are on a mission to save a family from evil spirits.
In the second part, the couple travels to North London to save a mother and her four children from the terror of supernatural phenomena.
The brilliant plot and spine-chilling scenes make them some of the best horror movies of all time. In each stage, these movies will give you a heart attack and goosebumps out of fear.
The Curse of La Llorona
The Curse of La Llorona is about a social worker and her kids who start experiencing the horror of La Llorona. Not taking the warning seriously of a troubled mother, they regret it later. Now, their only way to escape is a priest who knows how to keep evil spirits away.
The jump scares in this movie are not to be missed.
The Grudge is about a ghost, Kayako, who was murdered by her husband. Whoever enters this house is cursed by Kayako, haunting them and killing them. Years later, a family moves into the same house. Soon they are consumed by the curse. Now, a caretaker, Karen, comes home to take care of bed-ridden Emma. Will Karen be able to survive successfully?
The Ring Part 1 & Part 2
A videotape kills everyone who watches it. Sounds crazy, right. However, The Ring movie is all about a cursed video. Whoever sees it dies within a week. The film follows Rachel, who attends the funeral of her niece. Seeing unnatural death, she decides to investigate the cause of death. Unfortunately, she finds the same recording and views the content inside it. After that, she receives a phone call saying “seven days.” What will happen to her now?
In part 2, Rachel desperately tries to save her son from the same curse.
The great plot and the terrifying scenes will make you scream, and that’s for sure.
Don’t attend a zoom conference. You will die. Setting aside jokes, the Host follows six friends who are on a video call to stay in touch with each other. One day, they decide to contact the dead. However, their actions made them regret it later. Unfortunately, they invited an evil spirit and started experiencing strange events. One by one, it terrorizes them.
Watching this film will make you never take part in a zoom conference.
Child’s Play (1988)
Run away as quickly as possible. A doll with a knife is coming to kill you. If it happens in real life, anyone will have a heart attack and die of shock. Well, Child’s Play is about a doll, Chucky, who shelters the spirit of a serial killer. Sadly, it comes in possession of Andy, a gift from his mother, Karen. Unknown to them, a normal-looking toy starts moving on its own and killing people.
Watching this horror movie will make you think twice before buying such things.
You will inherit the characteristics of your ancestors. But, this doesn’t hold true for the Graham family. They inherit a curse, a sinister fate. Soon they encounter the terrors of a demon, something that they didn’t expect in their life. Now, they are trying their hardest to outrun the monster and be free from this chain once and for all.
When you are looking outside from your window, you see a masked man staring at you straight. Not a scene you want to imagine, right. However, for James Hoyt and Kristen McKay, their quality time is disrupted by three strangers. A knock at their door changes their lives forever. They invade their vacation home and start tormenting them.
This movie is definitely worth watching.
The Invisible Man
The Invisible Man is one of the finest horror movies to watch. Don’t expect some ghostly appearance to pop on your screen suddenly. The movie follows Cecilia, who her ex-boyfriend torments. One day, he fakes his death and becomes invisible to stalk her. After that, she starts experiencing bizarre events and decides to find the truth.
Insidious (Film Series)
Get ready to experience eerie events that will make you want to stop the movie immediately. The first two films center around a couple who is trying desperately to free their son from ghosts. The third one is about a psychic who is trying to help a young girl. And in the fourth, the psychic is giving her best to help her own family from demonic presence.
Sinister Part 1 & Part 2
Sinister is one of the most frightening horror movies. Get ready to experience lots of jump scares. The first part follows a crime writer, Ellison, who moves into the same house where a family was murdered. To unveil the mystery, he puts himself and his family in a grave danger. Upon realizing the presence of evil force, he tries to escape the house.
In the second part, a young mother and her twin sons move into a house. Soon, they start experiencing paranormal activities.
Definitely recommended watching.
Orphan is not your typical horror movie where evil spirits unleash their power in the real world. It is about a couple who adopts a 9-year-old girl, Esther, after their stillbirth child dies. However, strange events start occurring upon the arrival of her. Little do they know, Esther is not a normal girl. She is mentally ill and came from a mental hospital. She has a dark past. Will the couple be able to discover the truth before it is too late?
Scary or Die
If clowns scare you, then don’t watch this movie. It is not for faint-hearted people. The film revolves around five individuals who are desperately trying to save their lives from a flesh-eating clown. In the process, Emmet gets infected, and his body starts to change, making him thirsty for human flesh.
Are you ready to watch some gruesome scenes?
Saw (Film Series)
Get ready to watch some gore scenes from the Saw film series. If you love seeing the inside of the human body, then this one’s for you. These movies revolve around strangers who are kidnapped and forced to participate in a life-threatening survival game. The story shows the horrific physical and psychological torture. Till now, there are seven installments in the franchise of Saw.
Scary Movie (Film Series)
With five films in the franchise of Scary Movie, these are a must-watch. If you love watching horror movies with a twist of comedy, then this one’s for you. Scary Movies are mainly parody films focusing on horror films. The scenes in these films are hilarious and funny.
Watch to find out why these movies should be on your list.
The Hills Have Eyes (Film Series)
The Hills Have Eyes focuses on a group of strangers who are stranded in the middle of nowhere. However, their lives change when they encounter a clan that eats human flesh. Will they be able to escape from those cannibals and survive?
With four films in this franchise, you will not be disappointed with the plots.
Resident Evil (Film Series)
If you have already watched zombie movies like World War Z, you will definitely love Resident Evil. The story centers around Alice, who is on a mission to contain T-virus that turns people into zombies. One day suddenly, the virus outbreaks, causing panic in the city. Will she be able to control the virus first or gets affected in return?
There are currently six movies in the franchise of Resident Evil.
Get ready to experience action-packed scenes.
The frightening scenes make this movie scarier. The Others revolves around a mother and her two children. After moving into their new house, Grace started experiencing bizarre noise and piano playing itself. Encountering such events, she is convinced that evil spirits haunt the mansion.
The scenes in the film will give you goosebumps.
The Mist is a sci-fi horror movie that revolves around David, who is inside a supermarket. Suddenly, the place is covered in thick fog, bringing mysterious creatures with it. David, along with his son and other people, is trapped inside the store. Now, they must protect themselves from unworldly beings and survive this peculiar situation.
Oh boy, babysitting for a puppet sounds weird. Who in the world will take such a job? However, unknown about it, Greta takes the position of nanny. Shockingly, the child turns out to be a doll. Not taking the job seriously and following the owners’ instructions, she finds out that the toy is alive. She mishandles it. Then she starts experiencing bizarre phenomena one after another.
Scream (Film Series)
Scream is a crime-thriller horror movie that includes lots of scenes that will make you curious. With five films in the franchise, the story revolves around serial murders. In the disguise of a Ghostface, the killer starts killing people one by one. “Who is the next victim, and how will they die?”, such questions will continuously roam in your mind when watching these.
Phew, there you have it: the best horror movies that you should watch right now. If you have yet to see them, then add them to your playlist. You don’t want to miss them. These films are a great way to chill out with your friends. So, get ready with your popcorn to have a thrilling and spooky night.
Please comment below your favorite horror movie and the ones that we missed that are worth watching.