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Types of Horror Movies

Found Footage and Point of View
Found Footage and Point of View

Point-of-View (POV) and Found Footage Horror Movies First-Person Films and Mockumentaries That'll Make You Shake With Fear

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Ghost
Ghost

A good ghost film tends to be part murder mystery, part supernatural horror and all-terrifying, the sort of movie to watch at night tucked safely under the covers—next to your trusty baseball bat. Here is a list of spooky flicks worthy of taking a swing.

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Haunted House
Haunted House

The Amityville Horror, based on the book of the same title by Jay Anson, claims to be based on a true story. And while that seems like it probably isn’t actually true, at all, it’s still a brilliant haunted house film – it’s an obvious choice, but there’s a reason for that. It’s just great.

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Possession
Possession

Ever since "The Exorcist", movies about demonic possession have fascinated and stunned viewers. Here, a list of the scariest demon-themed movies. Ever since "The Exorcist", movies about demonic possession have fascinated and stunned viewers.

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Psychological
Psychological

Undoubtedly amongst Alfred Hitchcock’s most unfairly underrated films, Marnie saw the end of his era with Tippi Hedren and the pair barely spoke once filming wrapped. Whilst this is in parts a romance and a thriller, the psychological horror elements ring louder than any other.

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Slasher
Slasher

Although the term "slasher" is often used informally as a generic term for any horror movie involving murder, film analysts cite an established set of characteristics which set these films apart from other sub-genres, such as splatter films and psychological thrillers.

Urban Legend
Urban Legend

But what many might not know is that the movie was indeed based on an eighteenth century urban legend, specifically the legend of Elly Kedward. In the winter of 1875, Kedward was banished from the town of Blair after people accused her of witchcraft.

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Zombie
Zombie

List of zombie films. Jump to navigation Jump to search ... first-ever Argentine zombie horror film and part of the Plaga Zombie film series