Horror: The Best Movies To Begin With In This Genre

If you’re chicken-hearted and avoid watching horror, then you’re missing out on some of the best horror movies that are a must-watch. Don’t worry, we’ve got this sorted for you. Hollywood has been generous enough to make movies that are a gateway to the horror genre. That is, these movies are horror, but not that crazy. They can be watched by people who want to start watching this genre. So basically, these are warm-up movies that will help you develop a taste for horror. There are many in the line, but we’ll discuss only 8 in this article. So, here’s a list of 8 horror movies to begin with if you’re wanting to enter this genre. Enjoy! Also, let us know in the comments your way of starting with the horror genre!

1. Halloween (1978)

1978- Halloween
1978- Halloween

This is a thrilling straightforward movie about a ruthless and unstoppable killer. His name is Michael Myers who escapes from a sanitarium. He returns to his hometown to wreak havoc on Halloween night. This is a good starter movie to enter this genre.

2. Get Out (2017)

2017- Get Out
2017- Get Out

In 2017, Get Out was released. It is a psychological thriller about a Black guy dating a white girl. He finally gets to meet his girlfriend’s family. However, he’s not feeling good about it. Do you know the gut feeling? Yes, that. He was right. Rest you got to find out yourself!

3. The Shining (1980)

1980- The Shining
1980- The Shining

It is a tense and thoughtful slow-burn psychological horror movie about a man who moves his family to a hotel. There they fall into a murderous madness and he tries to kill his family! It is an adaptation of Stephen King’s novel who is a master of horror.

4. Psycho (1960)

1960- Psycho
1960- Psycho

This movie is a master of suspense. The plot revolves around a shy hotel manager who has a complicated relationship with his over-protective mother and a woman who flees her hometown after robbing people. The movie can be a good start if you want to enter the world of horror.

5. It (2017)

2017- It
2017- It

2017’s It is a  great introductory movie to the world of horror. We all know who this joker-looking monster is. The movie is about a group of outcast kids who come together to beat this monster.

6. Night Of The Living Dead (1968)

1968- Night of the Living Dead Horror movie
1968- Night of the Living Dead

It is often cited as the first modern zombie film. Night of the Living Dead is aptly named as it’s about a group of people trying to survive a zombie apocalypse. Despite being over 5 decades old, this movie is full of scary and tense moments. You can start with this if you want to!

7. Gremlins (1984)

1984- Gremlins Horror movie
1984- Gremlins

This is the best movie for youngsters to begin with. It is a mixture of horror and comedy. So, it’ll be light on you. Also, it has the cutest movie monsters ever and balances the scares with a lighter tone!

8. A Quiet Place (2018)

2018- A Quiet Place Horror movie
2018- A Quiet Place

The movie is full of tense moments. It is about a family who is trying to survive in a world where they’re supposed to keep quiet. Otherwise, they’ll be hunted down by aliens and killed. Moreover, this movie is perfect for you to decide if horror is your thing or not!

Sukanya Kumar Vasisht
Sukanya Kumar Vasisht

I can never get myself to like any one of them more than the other: MCU or DC, that's why I put my love into both Universes. On that note, here I am, a Digital Marketer learning more about superheroes, and other celebrities in Hollywood.

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