Top 5 Horror Movies of the Last 10 Years
1.”Get Out” (2017)
The plot of “Get Out” is a horror-comedy film released in 2017. The director and screenwriter is Jordan Peele.
The story follows a young African-American man named Chris who goes to meet his white girlfriend Rose’s family. However, he discovers a secret involving the family kidnapping and replacing the brains of white and other non-black people into their bodies. Chris must struggle to escape from this strange and dangerous situation.
“Get Out” is a current and sharp film that addresses social and cultural issues and was well received by critics. The lead actors are Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams.
“Hereditary” is a horror film released in 2018, directed by Ari Aster.
The plot follows the story of Annie and her family who inherit their late mother’s estate. However, the family members start experiencing disturbing and nightmare-like dreams and strange events occur. Annie starts to uncover her family’s past and realizes they are under the influence of a bad inheritance. Annie tries to survive and save her family from this bad legacy.
“Hereditary” is a suspenseful and tragic film that deals with the impact of inheritance and family relationships. The lead actress is Toni Collette and the film was well received by critics.
3.”A Quiet Place” (2018)
“A Quiet Place” is a horror-thriller film released in 2018, directed, written and starred by John Krasinski.
The plot revolves around a family who lives in a world threatened by an aggressive entity, where they have to survive by following a strategy of making no noise. The family lives a quiet life without speaking, breathing or making any sounds. However, after an unexpected event, the family is challenged to test their strategies of surviving without making any noise.
“A Quiet Place” demonstrates how the use of silence can create an impactful experience in a horror film and was well received by critics. The lead actors are Emily Blunt and John Krasinski.
4.”It Follows” (2014)
“It Follows” is a horror film released in 2014, directed by David Robert Mitchell.
The plot centers around a young girl who discovers that she is being pursued by a frightening entity after a sexual encounter. This entity always follows her and approaches her in a dangerous manner. The girl tries to overcome the entity and pass it on to someone else with the help of her friends.
“It Follows” shows how a sexual encounter can result in a dangerous inheritance and was well received by critics. The lead actress is Maika Monroe.
5.”The Witch” (2015)
“The Witch” is a gothic-horror film released in 2015, directed and written by Robert Eggers.
The plot revolves around a puritan family who begins living on a farm in the countryside and soon witnesses dark and frightening events. The family, whose young son goes missing, discovers that the real cause of the dark and eerie events is a witch. The family tries to fight the witch, who they believe is weak.
“The Witch” presents a mysterious and frightening story within a historical atmosphere and was well received by critics. The lead actors are Anya Taylor-Joy and Ralph Ineson.