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The "thinking person's" "horror" films.

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People who added this item 5441 Average listal rating (3616 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
Yes, many don't consider this horror, but it has horrific elements. If you don't care for it, that's fine. I hope there are others here that may interest you if you were curious enough to click.

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People who added this item 27 Average listal rating (11 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 5.9
I loved this so much when I was about 9, but some scenes gave me chills to this day. It stayed in my head and I thought about the plot for a long time after.
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Carrie (1976)
Very little blood in the movie, very little gore, but it's the growing tension and the fear of being ostracized that makes this movie so frightening.

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People who added this item 147 Average listal rating (101 ratings) 5.2 IMDB Rating 5.4
Darkness (2002)
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People who added this item 134 Average listal rating (80 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.6
Dead & Buried (1981)
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People who added this item 32 Average listal rating (16 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
Dead Ringer (1964)
Brrr.

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People who added this item 90 Average listal rating (55 ratings) 5.1 IMDB Rating 6.1
Dorothy Mills (2008)
Disturbing and weird. Not typical horror.

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People who added this item 155 Average listal rating (65 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.2
Equus (1977)
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People who added this item 590 Average listal rating (390 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 7.3
Frailty (2001)
What's scarier than being a child and thinking your father is having a psychotic break down? Thinking that he is on a rampage to cleanse the world of "demons" and wants your help...

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People who added this item 376 Average listal rating (240 ratings) 4.6 IMDB Rating 4.8
Godsend (2004)
Interesting little tale...

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People who added this item 50 Average listal rating (30 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 5.8
Home Movie (2008)
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Joshua (2007)
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People who added this item 533 Average listal rating (340 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7
Eerie. If stuff related to ghosts creeps you out, prepared to get chills...

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People who added this item 570 Average listal rating (365 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.7
Kalifornia (1993)
More thriller than classic "horror", but what's creepier than being stuck on a road trip with a serial killer and his emotionally immature, disturbed "woman"?



Plus David Duchovny was so hot back in 1993. I miss 1993. Sort of.
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Lady in White (1988)
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Let Me In (2010)
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People who added this item 2055 Average listal rating (1335 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
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People who added this item 566 Average listal rating (370 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
Manhunter (1986)


Very 1986, love the music, love William Petersen in this role. VERY under-appreciated movie. The atmosphere in this, Petersen as Will Graham exudes angst and intelligence and I found myself thinking about the film for days after...
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People who added this item 491 Average listal rating (277 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.7
May (2002)
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Misery (1990)
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Paperhouse (1988)
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Pin (1988)
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Spider (2002)
Just. Creepy. If you have the patience to sit through a slow-moving Cronenberg film.

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People who added this item 50 Average listal rating (12 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.8


This is a clip not a trailer. This might not be technically classified as a horror, but I think it's pretty darn freaky!
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People who added this item 7 Average listal rating (2 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 6.4
Couldn't find a trailer for this, but I remember it being great. Don't get it confused with the new movie with the same name (2011 or 2012 movie). This is a foreign movie with subtitles.
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People who added this item 437 Average listal rating (271 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 6.7
The Eye (2002)
Much better than the remake. And very, very creepy.



I would not want to see this at night, alone, with the lights off....!
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People who added this item 282 Average listal rating (154 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.5
The Kingdom (1994)
Trailers for Season 1 and Season 2 of Lars Von Trier's The Kingdom (TV series)

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There is no trailer but here is the movie, parts 1 and 2



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People who added this item 1386 Average listal rating (882 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.5
The Orphanage (2007)
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People who added this item 5682 Average listal rating (3902 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
The Shining (1980)
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Just what it says. There is nothing wrong with loving slasher flicks, splatter punk, grade b movies, etc but these movies tend to be much "slower" paced and are perfect for people that like to analyze movies.

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Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Oct 9 12:17
I am not a fan of horror. But I like the ones on this list, that I have seen. I also liked the Fog. The old one.
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Posted: 4 years, 9 months ago at Oct 11 2:33
Horror doesn't just have to be gory slasher stuff. :)
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Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at Nov 30 1:26
Great list! I didn't like Home Movie or Eyes Wide Shut though, lol. But otherwise.. ;p
Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at Nov 30 7:58
Many good suggestions, I will definitely check out some of this movies.

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