Halloween is here. That time of the year when you dress like creepy beings and set on a quest of trick or treats. For the sweet lovers, it is like hitting the jackpot.
Although, you may not believe but some people rather like to stay at home and stay cozy instead of going out. To be honest, I am among one of those people. Don’t get me wrong, I do love sweets and creepy stuffs, but the idea of going through making a costume that you will throw way the very next day doesn’t appeal to me that much.
So if you are just like me, here is a solution.
You can check out these spooky movies, they will keep you entertained and at the same time will give the atmosphere of a Halloween night.
Here is a list of 10 movies you should watch on the Halloween night.
1. Panic Room (2002)
Director: David Fincher
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Jodie Foster, Jared Leto, Dwight Yoakam
IMDB rating: 6.8
A woman and her daughter hide in a secret room when intruders break into their home. When they learn that what they are trying to find is with them in the room, they begin to fear for their lives.
2. The Amityville Horror (1979)
Director: Stuart Rosenberg
Cast: Margot Kidder, James Brolin, Rod Steiger
IMDB rating: 6.2
A newlywed couple move into a large house on the coast of Long Island. Soon they discover that the house is haunted. Going forward, anyone who tries to exorcise the house meets with devastation.
3. Corpse Bride (2005)
Directors: Tim Burton, Mike Johnson
Cast: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Watson, Christopher Lee
IMDB rating: 7.4
On the night before his wedding, Victor, betrothed to Victoria, accidentally ends up marrying a ghost who spirits him away to the land of the dead. He must now find a way to return to the real world.
4. Pet Sematary (1989)
Director: Mary Lambert
Cast: Stephen King, Miko Hughes, Dale Midkiff, Fred Gwynne, Denise Crosby
IMDB rating: 6.6
The Creeds move to a new house in the countryside. Their house is perfect, except for the mysterious cemetery in the woods behind the house.
5. Paranormal Activity (2007)
Director: Oren Peli
Cast: Katie Featherston, Micah Sloat, Mark Fredrichs, Amber Armstrong, Ashley Palmer
IMDB rating: 6.4
Katie and Micah, a young couple, move into a suburban residence and feel the presence of evil forces. They install cameras which capture all the incidents, noises and evil occurrences in the house.
6. Evil Dead (2013)
Director: Fede Alvarez
Cast: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci, Elizabeth Blackmore
IMDB rating: 6.5
Five friends spend a weekend in a remote cabin. They discover a book which forces them to encounter hellish situations when a demon from the nearby woods haunts them.
7. Poltergeist (1982)
Director: Tobe Hooper
Cast: Heather O’Rourke, Dominique Dunne, JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson,
IMDB rating: 7.4
Set in a California suburb, the plot focuses on a family whose home is invaded by malevolent ghosts that abduct the family’s younger daughter.
8. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)
Director: Tobe Hooper
Cast: Marilyn Burns, Gunnar Hansen, Jim Siedow, Edwin Neal, John Dugan
IMDB rating: 7.5
Sally, Franklin and their three friends run out of gas while driving to their grandfather’s house. One by one they are tormented and killed by a chainsaw-wielding killer and his psychopathic family.
9. Ghostbusters (1984)
Director: Ivan Reitman
Cast: Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Ernie Hudson
IMDB rating: 7.8
Peter Venkman, Raymond Stantz and Egon Spengler lose their jobs as parapsychologists and start an establishment called Ghostbusters to fight supernatural creatures in New York City.
10. Halloween Film Series
Directors: John Carpenter, Rob Zombie, Rick Rosenthal (notable names)
Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, Danielle Harris, Tony Moran
Halloween is an American horror franchise that consists of ten films, novels, comic books, merchandise, and a video game.