How do you spend your weekends? The only time when you can stay away from work? Choosing an activity (other than sleeping), that helps you relax has to be special, correct?
Something that invigorates your mind and helps you get ready for the next week. There are a variety of things that you can do to escape the normal. And as some studies suggest, watching a horror movie can actually help you relax. So, if you are someone who doesn’t mind a good scare every now and then, we bring to you our list of Top 10 Horror Movies that you can stream on Amazon Prime Video this weekend!
This 2018 horror drama written and directed by Ari Aster is the real deal. Believe me, you need a lot of courage to finish this movie. It’s a horror movie in the real sense. No doubt the film is one of the most preferred ones to be watched. Hereditary is a story that revolves around a family that has a history with a cult without them knowing about it. Scary and concerning, right? The movie can be a total nightmare with how gruesomely the family deals with their supernatural problems. A movie perfect for the weekends that won’t let you sleep. This supernatural psychological horror definitely needs to be on your must-watch list!
2. The Cabin In The Woods
Nothing can ever be nice in the lonely woods. That is the universal truth, period. But still somehow if you do not believe us, this movie will prove you wrong. This 2011 horror/ mystery deals with five college kids who thought a vacation in the middle of the woods in an old cabin would be nice. Of course, they were gravely wrong and the movie shows that perfectly. The film is directed by Drew Goddard and is written by Drew and Joss Whedon. A sure watch for some spooky weekend!
3. The Neon Demon
The fashion industry can be a true horror to work in sometimes. And jealousy sure is one of the most negative traits of a human. The Neon Demon heavily deals with such elements making it the perfect scare watch. The 2016 horror /mystery is written by Mary Laws, Polly Stenham, and Nicolas Winding Refn. The plot deals with this 16yeras old teen in Los Angeles trying to make her modeling career. However, the path is scarier than she thought!
4. The Ring
The Ring was never off the best horror movie list, to be honest. A perfect movie that will scare you to ever go near a random well. A movie that singles handily can give you some fear of watching TV while thinking that a girl might come out of the screen. Directed by Gore Verbinkski, it is an entire movie series. The first one came out in 2005 and still dominates the horror genre. This must-watch is a perfect film for a scary movie marathon on a fine weekend.
5. The Village
This 2004 Psychological horror/drama is what makes people scared of the woods. The movie might be old but a perfect watch to make you scream. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan, The Village deals with a town near a mysterious and spooky forest. An unknown monster that rules those woods and a girl committed to finding a unique help! If the plot sounds spooky, then believe us, it really is! The movie should be on your list especially if you love some old classics!
Mental care institutions are always one of the scariest things in a horror movie. You know the spook is real if there is some stalking and a mental health institution involved. Unsane is one such 2018 psychological horror/ thriller. Directed by Steven Soderbergh, Unsane is a movie that deals with a girl trying to prove her sanity to the mental health institution. While also being stalked by a very creepy staff member! A must-watch in a nutshell.
The 2019 horror/disaster will give you some serious nightmares. The film is directed by Alexandre Aja and is a perfect depiction of how grave a disaster can be. The plot deals with a father and a daughter stuck in a hurricane in Florida. The spookiest part, however, is not the water but something else. The story is also about the survival struggle with the pinch of spook. A must-watch that will make you really anxious!
How can a list of good horror movies be complete without IT? The movie WILL make you scared of clowns. This movie has by itself made yellow raincoats look like a horror movie victim character getup. It is a film based on Stephen King’s work. Hence, the movie is bound to be good. This 2017 horror/thriller is directed by Andres Muschietti. A must-match that you need to stream right now if you haven’t already!
9. Paranormal Activity
It’s impossible that you haven’t heard about this movie series. Paranormal Activity will actually give you sleepless nights. The fact that the series is done in a way that looks so real is what scares the viewers the most. The Paranormal Activity franchise consists of 6 movies so you can do a movie marathon for your weekend, only if you have that kind of courage! The first movie came out in 2007 and was written and directed by Oren Peli.
The plot deals with a family that faces a supernatural presence in their hour that is caught on the camera!
10. Ready Or Not
This horror/thriller can give you some real anxiety while you root for the safety of the protagonist. The movie is a total nightmare especially for the people who are about to marry! The film is directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillet. The plot centres around a family which has a weird and dangerous tradition that takes place whenever someone is getting married. The latest victim to this ritual is our protagonist who will have to face some crazy heads in order to survive the night!
So, which one of these horror recommendations you’d be streaming over this weekend? Did we miss out on any good titles? Don’t forget to share your thoughts in comments.
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