Horror Movies Research Paper

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Trick or treat!!! Halloween is fast approaching and you might want to scare yourself a little. Let’s prepare to SCREAM, HIDE and RUN OUT of the room as we give you the list you wouldn’t like to miss. These are the top 10 scariest horror movies of all time 1. THE EXORCIST, released in 1973. Directed by William Friedkin and written by William Peter Blatty. Casts included were Linda Blair, Ellen Burstyn and Max von Sydow. Based loosely on true events, this is story of a girl in her teens who was possessed by a bad spirit. The movie has won two Oscar Awards in 1974, Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium and Best Sound and was acknowledge as one of the most highest grossing horror film ever made. 2. POLTERGEIST, released…show more content…
THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT, released in 1999. Directed and written by Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez. Casts included were Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard and Michael Williams. A story of a three film students who went to Maryland to investigate and document a legendary local murderer, Blair Witch. Unfortunately, they got lost in the woods and the horrifying noises and events took place. The movie had earned several awards including Best Horror Movie in 1999 and 2000. 4. A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, released in 1984. Directed and written by Wes Craven. Casts included were Johnny Depp, Robert Englund and Heather Langenkamp. This is a story of two teenagers who had gone on investigation on the series of killings in their city. Apparently, other teenager was haunted and killed in their dreams and eventually in real life. 5. THE SIXTH SENSE, released in 1999. Directed and written by M. Night Shyamalan. Casts included were Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette and Bruce Willis. A story of a young boy who has a special power of seeing ghosts and a child psychologist who helped the boy unleash the truth of the boy’s supernatural…show more content…
HELLRAISER, released in 1987. Directed and written by Clive Barker. Casts included were Andrew Robinson, Ashley Laurence and Clare Higgins. This is a story of man who had brought a box abroad. When he died, his wife and brother had transferred into a new house bringing the said box with them. The box was used by the dead man to invite victim for his self-reconstruction. 7. THE SHINING, released in 1980. Directed by Stanley Kubrick and written by Stephen King. Casts included were Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd and Jack Nicholson. This is a story of a family who transfer to an isolated hotel. The father was possessed by a spirit and his son, who has a special psychic powers that can see the link between the past and the current events. 8. THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, released in 1974. Directed by Tobe Hooper and written by Kim Henkel. Cast included were Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger and Marilyn Burns. This is a story of five friends who had visited their friends, grandfather’s house. Apparently, the town was terrorized by a group of crazy, insane people who are attacking other people with a chainsaw. 9. IT, released in 1990. Directed by Tommy Lee Wallace. Based on Stephen King’s novel. A story of group of kids who had discovered the secrets of a clown, who called “Pennywise the Dancing Clown” and had bowed to destroy him by any means. They had become adult and had continue their
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