The month of February is an anticipated time for most couples. After all, Valentine’s week falls in the month. But with that over, many will be getting back to watching movies and TV shows. As evident from the article’s title, today, we are here to talk about some of the best horror movies to watch right now.
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To all the single people out there, you’ve just survived one of the scariest weeks of the year already. But for everyone else out there, the same cannot be said. With that being said, here are the spooky films that you can binge-watch with your significant other or alone as of now:
Top 10 Horror Movies (Least Scary To The Most)
10. The Exorcist (1973)
A 12-year-old girl cannot be scary, right? Well, that isn’t the case when the girl in question is possessed by something mysterious. Even decades after the film’s release, it remains a true masterpiece of horror. The movie has a solid rating of 8.0 on IMDb and can be streamed online on Netflix & Prime Video.
9. American Psycho (2000)
Christian Bale is a gem of an actor and he proved it with American Psycho. The movie focuses on banking executive Patrick Bateman. While Bateman might not look that scary at first, his alternate ego is a true maniac. Although most gore scenes in the movie take place off-screen, it is still enough to mess with your mind. You can watch the movie on Netflix & Prime Video.
8. What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? (1962)
Considering the film was released way back in 1962, many might not like it. But an 8.1 rating on IMDb should be more than enough to convince you otherwise. As for the movie’s plot, a former child star will torment her paraplegic sister throughout the film. Try giving it a watch on Amazon Prime Video today.
7. The Thing (1982)
The movie’s title might seem a bit vague at first, but believe us, the plot does justice to it. The movie is set in Antarctica, where a research team is hunted by a shape-shifting alien. A rating of 8.1 on IMDb should further increase the interest of the audience. As of now, the movie can be streamed online on Netflix.
6. Shaun Of The Dead (2004)
Unlike most films on the list, Shaun Of The Dead flaunts a pinch of comedy alongside the horror genre. After all, a zombie apocalypse can disrupt the lives of people in many ways. Now, some of them can also have a comedic touch. Feel free to watch the movie online by heading over to this page on Netflix.
5. Train To Busan (2016)
Speaking of horror movies featuring zombies, how can we leave Train To Busan off the list? The 2016 Korean movie is one of the most highly regarded films in the genre. As evident from the title, a zombie apocalypse breaks out on a train to Busan. The horror-thriller film can be watched online on Amazon Prime Video.
4. Tumbbad (2018)
There aren’t many great horror movies under the banner of Indian cinema. But Tumbbad stands out among the rest, and rightfully so. The film features a mythological story about how humans try to build a temple for the firstborn of a goddess. While it might have been done in good faith, the results differed drastically. You can watch the movie online via Prime Video.
3. Alien (1979)
Do aliens exist? The answer is yes per the 1979 horror movie “Alien.” In the film, the crew of a spacecraft comes in contact with an unidentified life form. Spoiler alert – The so-called alien is not friendly at all. With a rating of 8.4 on IMDb, the movie stands tall as one of the best films of the genre. Moreover, you can watch it easily by heading over to this page on Disney+.
2. The Shining (1980)
If you are a fan of horror movies, there is no way that you haven’t already watched The Shining. The 1980 horror film remains one of the scariest and most mind disturbing movies of all time. For instance, I once couldn’t sleep that night after watching the movie, so that’s a kind reminder before deciding to stream it on Netflix. It has a rating of 8.4 on IMDb as well.
1. Pyscho (1960)
Even though a half-century passed after Psycho’s release, the movie still remains a true gem in the horror category. In our list of the best horror movies of 2021, Psycho topped the list, and it has done the same once again. The Alfred Hitchcock classic follows the story of a woman who meets a charming young man. However, to her surprise, the man is a killer. You can watch the film online on Apple TV.
This concludes our list of the best horror movies for you to stream right now. If you have any suggestions for us, feel free to share them in the comments section below.