I love scary movies. It would be safe to assume that 9 times out of 10 when Adam and I don't know what to watch on Netflix, we pick a scary movie. Over our three years together we've found some good and some very not so good ones.
Here is a list of my top five recommendations to get you in the mood for Halloween.
Ok, this movie isn't necessarily scary. It is gory though. If supernatural scares and jump inducing scenes aren't your thing, this is a good place to start. The concept of a horror comedy is intriguing to me, and I think this movie is a great representation of that.
Expecting to relax at their "vacation" cabin, two backwoods boys see their trip turn into a nightmare when they're accused of being psychotic killers.
This one is interesting in the fact it is a compilation of "found footage". The first segment of the movie is easily my favorite. You could follow up with V/H/S 2 and V/H/S: Viral, but they aren't nearly as good.
When a group of petty crooks goes in search of a rare VHS tape, they come upon a corpse surrounded by stacks of horrific and bizarre videos.
We've already established that I love scary movies. Now let's establish that I love Mark Duplass. That being said, after watching this movie I turned to Adam and said "That was really f*cking weird, but I liked it!". I imagine you'll have the same reaction, but just watch it!
When a cash-strapped videographer takes a job in a remote mountain town, he finds that the client has some unsettling ideas in mind.
2. It Follows
The description of this movie seemed a little off-putting while we were on the movie hunt. We took a chance on this one and really enjoyed it. Definitely look past that and give it a chance.
After a sexual tryst, Jay learns that her date as passed on a lethal curse that can only be shed by sleeping with another unsuspecting partner.
This is one of the best scary movies I've seen. Ever. It's perfectly suspenseful and really draws you in. If you only have time for one movie in this list, make it this one!
Sam's frequent tantrums turn sinister when a creepy children's book mysteriously appears in his room, and he asks his mother, "Do you want to die?"
What's your favorite scary movie? Have you seen any of these?
*All movie images were found on IMDB.com.