If you, too, fall under the category of people who have an impeccable interest in watching horror movies of all kinds and the ones who do not just stick to watching scary movies with repetitive storylines, patterns, and elements, then we do have a list of 9 scary horror movies you might have missed watching, which includes various types of horror aspects.
Where to watch: Apple TV+
Released in 2019, this gem of a horror movie by the genius Ari Aster is a folk horror tale. You cannot deny watching it after knowing that Florence Pugh is the lead character of the movie. The film is a 2-hour 51-minute watch. The story is of a couple ‘Dani & Christian’ who visit their friend’s hometown in Sweden for a renowned mid-summer festival, which is exactly not that but something you cannot predict. The film is a treat to cinematic freaks, with a pleasing use of lights and colors, making it yet more disturbing.
Where to watch: Netflix, Prime Video
This Ethan Hawke starring movie was released in 2012, directed by Derrickson. It’s a 1 hour 50-minute-long movie with a super duper scary antagonist. The film initiates with the story of a true crime writer, played by Hawke, who moves in with his family into this new house to write his new book, and there he finds documented films of the deaths of a family. The movie surely will leave you terrorized.
Where to watch: Netflix, Prime Video, Hotstar (depending on your country)
Another horror masterpiece by Ari Aster, released in 2018, is a psychological horror movie with a brilliant cast, including Toni Collette and Alex Wolff. A 2-hour 7-minute movie with a slow yet grasping plot will make you rethink your own thoughts and leave you with flashbacks of the strange, unsettled clips from the movie. The story is of a grieving family who lost their matriarch and is facing old and new traumas.
Where to watch: Amazon Prime Video
A film released in 2014, with a time run of 1hr 39 minutes, is also a psychological horror with Naomi Watts covered up in bandages on her face that will still make you feel uncomfortable in your skin. The movie starts off with two little twin brothers welcoming their mommy home after her surgery and slowly start being bothered by the thoughts that the person under the bandages is not their real mum.
The Black Phone
Where to watch: Prime Video, Apple TV, Google Play Movies
What if you, as a kid, get kidnapped by a sadistic killer who puts you in a basement from which there’s no escape, and you discover a way to communicate with the previous victims who are dead because of the killer? Black Phone is a movie with the same storyline, released in 2021 with Ethan Hawke as the antagonist.
Where to watch: Prime Video
A psychological horror released in 2009 starring Isabelle Fuhrman, it is a movie with a twist that will give you a turn you never expected. The story unfolds with a couple adopting a 9-year-old girl child after losing their own baby, and the girl child is definitely not what she looks like.
Where to watch: Prime Video (UK)
Howl is a monster horror film which was released in 2015. The movie has Ed Speleers and Holly Weston as starcast with a story about a passenger train stuck between a forest with monstrous creatures and a dead train driver. You might feel like you have watched a similar movie if you have seen Train to Busan.
Where to watch: Netflix
A Stephen Lang & Jane Levy starring horror movie released in 2016 with a time duration of 1hr 28 minutes is not a movie with all those ghosts or gruesome creatures but still a worthy watch to enjoy the sense of fear. The film follows three thieves trying to rob a blind man but ends up trying to escape that house alive.
Where to watch: Prime Video
A 2002 movie with Angela Bettis as cast with a time duration of 1 hour 33 minutes. The film revolves around a young and lonely woman who had a traumatic and difficult childhood and keeps trying desperately to become friends and connect to people around her in scary ways.