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Old 10-21-23, 05:01 PM
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Horror movie for Halloween

I don't watch many horror films but I do like to watch one every Halloween. Last year I watched Hereditary and loved it. Blood and gore are fine, but I prefer a movie that messes with your mind and has you thinking about days later. Suggestions?
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Re: Horror movie for Halloween

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The Autopsy of Jane Doe

Saw this one two years ago. It was also good.
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Let's Scare Jessica to Death is fun
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Re: Horror movie for Halloween

I recently watched The Blackcoat's Daughter, which I found engaging. It's a gloomy, dour movie, with a reveal to the mystery that didn't disappoint me.

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I recently watched The Black Phone. It was surprisingly enjoyable.
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I recently watched The Black Phone. It was surprisingly enjoyable.
Second that.
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Re: Horror movie for Halloween

I just watched Freaky this past week and really enjoyed it. It's a slasher take on Freaky Friday and has several over the top gory kills. I know this might not be the recommendation you asked for but it was a new movie I watched this past week.
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Re: Horror movie for Halloween

Barbarian on Hulu


and the instant classic, maybe you’ve already seen - The Cabin in the Woods
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Re: Horror movie for Halloween

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I recently watched The Black Phone. It was surprisingly enjoyable.

I also enjoyed that one.
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Re: Horror movie for Halloween

Messes with you mind, huh? Okay then.

Martyrs (2008)

Be certain to watch the French version and not the American 2015 remake.

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and the instant classic, maybe you’ve already seen - The Cabin in the Woods
I'll second this one. Really unique and fun concept that it goes ALL IN on. I Fucking love this movie and can't say enough good things about it.
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Re: Horror movie for Halloween

The Witch (2015)
Dead And Buried (1981)
Prince Of Darkness (1987)

Another recommendation for Session 9 ...
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I'm not a fan of found footage movies but I found [•REC] very entertaining when I first saw it. Sadly, I hated the sequel,[•REC]˛, and never saw any of the subsequent films in the franchise (nor can I speak of the American remake of the first film, Quarantine).

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Re: Horror movie for Halloween

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I'm not a fan of found footage movies but I found [•REC] very entertaining when I first saw it. Sadly, I hated the sequel[•REC]˛ and never saw any of the subsequent films in the franchise.
[•REC] is another good choice. I didn't mind the sequel at all but agree that the first one is better.
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You should check out Japanese horror films

Cure
Pulse
One Missed Call

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Re: Horror movie for Halloween

Originally Posted by RocShemp
I'm not a fan of found footage movies but I found [•REC] very entertaining when I first saw it. Sadly, I hated the sequel[•REC]˛ and never saw any of the subsequent films in the franchise (nor can I speak of the American remake of the first film, Quarantine).
Quarantine was pretty good, IMO. I don't recall anything about the second and third sequels, but I do recall #4 being a pretty fun romp (it injects more humor into the series ... and somebody finally figures out armor might be a good idea in a zombie film).
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Re: Horror movie for Halloween

If you want something along Hereditary levels ... The Lodge. (Fuck that movie. But yes, The Lodge. It will mess with you.)

A second for Barbarian if you want another one that messes with you, but is more fun.

And hell yes for Cabin in the Woods.

If you are looking for something in smaller bites, I've been watching Two Sentence Horror Stories on Netflix. A couple have been really good, none have been outright duds. I also started to watch an anthology series on Hulu last year, then forgot to come back to it ... Monsterland.
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I'd like to cast a vote for I Saw The Devil. At first it seems like it's going to be a typical slasher flick with some revenge elements, but grows into something far more insidious.

And although not a horror film in the traditional sense, there is a subtle unease and creepiness (in a way that's atypical to conventional horror) to Parasite.

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Quarantine was pretty good, IMO. I don't recall anything about the second and third sequels, but I do recall #4 being a pretty fun romp (it injects more humor into the series ... and somebody finally figures out armor might be a good idea in a zombie film).
I probably should give the prequel (the third film) and the fourth film a shot. As for Quarantine, my comment wasn't meant as a diss. I simply have never watched it, thus having no opinion to share.
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Quarantine was really good, ending was creepy as hell (never saw REC).
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Quarantine was really good, ending was creepy as hell (never saw REC).
Based on the trailer to Quarantine,
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it seems it shares the same exact ending as [•REC].
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Re: Horror movie for Halloween

Was recently reminded of Lake Mungo. Tops. 'Found Footage'. Totally believable, incredibly convincing. A real creepy slow-burn with a J-horror-style big scare scene, and messes with your head too.
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Old 10-23-23, 12:14 AM
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Remembered another one:

Tucker & Dale vs. Evil

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