Planning a spooky Friday movie party? Well so are we! Grab your popcorn, subscription and settle into your comfy place because things are about to get a bit scary. Might as well dim the lights if you are a horror fan and can’t wait to get goose bumps! Jump right in to this list of spooky tales ranging from latest to nostalgic, horror comedy to gothic, top-rated movies to cut the time searching for scary haunted movies:
1. Tumbbad (2018)
IMDb rating: 8.2/10
Available on: Prime Video
Greed and gluttony are sin in every religion and with a very good reason! And well, cursed wealth is definitely a big no-no! Visual effects, storytelling and stellar acting are all that you need to make the movie perfect and thrilling for every watch.
2. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
IMDb rating: 7.9/10
Available on: Netflix, Prime Video
A regular salesman simply living an ordinary life? Nah, that’s definitely not happening, not when an entire horde of zombies are about to attack! Watched Dawn of the Dead? Well, you are going to love this spoof of it. If you haven’t yet watched it, you’ll still find this to be equally funny and frightening.
3. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
IMDb rating: 7.8/10
Available on: Plex, Hulu
Ghouls that love to eat flesh are chasing out these Pennsylvanians! Get back to the 1960s and join the ragtag group in their spine chilling adventure as they try to prevent becoming a ghoul meal! This sci-fi horror movie will keep you awake all night with spooky reminders. Produced in 1950s, the effects of this movie have an exceptional effect in frightening the life out of the viewers!
4. Crimson Peak (2015)
IMDb rating: 6.5/10
Available on: Prime Video
Guillermo del Toro directed, this romantic gothic horror story is a must watch. Although make sure no kids are around cause this is definitely not a movie for children below 12! This creepy tale has all the aesthetics to enthral you and all the twists to keep you at the edge of your seat till the very end! Clad in clothes of the Victorian era, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain and Mia Wasikowska make this nightmare causing tale, a beautiful and glamorous affair!
5. Smile (2022)
IMDb rating: 6.6/10
Available on: Paramount Plus, Prime Video
Looking for a fresh psychological horror? Filled with jump scares, this movie left theatres dirty with all the popcorns lying on the floor that popped out of scared audiences’ hands. Make sure you are well seated as you watch the protagonist, Dr. Rose Cotter, smiling at all the moments you don’t want to! Will she be able to survive and get control of her life back in her hands? A traumatic incident is all that took to throw her life under the bridge? Or is it something entirely different that is escaping our eyes?
Well, that brings us to the end of this haunted movies list. Do let us know which movie scared you the most in the comments below and do not forget to share the list with your family and friends!