Halloween is a much awaited yearly event that is celebrated with fun and frolic. Irrespective of the age groups, number of people celebrating the event is following northward trend. Some prefer to go for outdoor parties, meeting friends, playing outdoor games while some prefer to host indoor parties in a perfect spooky environment with scary decorations, new costumes, delicious food and a scary movie show. Such a huge involvement of people in any such single event has inspired many film makers to make the films on Halloween theme and thrill the audience with their work. So this Halloween have some serious fun! Sit down with friends, scream and enjoy some of the terrifying movies ever made. Considering the audience taste and the age group, one can select the best scary from the list. Below you will find briefs on some of the greatest Halloween movies that you will love to watch!
Night of living dead- This movie was released in 1968 and was among the initial zombie films that tasted success. The movie was heavily criticized because of explicit content but eventually garnered critical acclaims and even selected by library of congress for preservation. The story revolves around movie characters Ben, Barbra and five others who were trapped in a rural farmhouse in Pennsylvania and later attacked by unnamed "living dead" monsters, called as zombies. This movie is best suited for adults, who are looking for perfect Halloween action.
Phantasm- This movie was released in 1979 and is directed, written and edited by Don Coscarelli. It introduced the character Tall man, a supernatural and malevolent undertaker who has the ability to turn the dead into dwarf zombies for his bidding and taking over the world. He is opposed by a young boy- Mike, who tries to convince his older brother Jody and family friend Reggie of the threat. This movie became the bench mark for other upcoming horror movies. It is one of the must watch movie for Halloween.
Creepshow- It is a 1982 horror film written by Stephen King and directed by George A Romero. It is one of those movies that was played in theaters for longer period of time despite little promotion and a weak opening in initial days. The film revolves around story of a father and the son. Father stops the son from reading the comic “creepshow” and the son starts cursing his father for the same. Son hears a sound which appears out to be ghostly apparition in the form of the Creep from the comic book and thus the story begins.
The Strangers- This horror movie said to be inspired by true events was released in 2008 and is written and directed by Bryan Bertino. The story revolves around a young couple who were terrorized by three masked assailants, who broke into the remote summer home in which they were staying and damaged all means of escape. It is one of the must watch that could be enjoyed with the whole family.
Coraline- This movie is best suited for kids who don’t want to see much of the scary content. Coraline is based on the popular novel “Children’s horror” and in many ways similar to Alice in Wonderland except it is creepier. Unhappy about relocating to a new house and leaving all her friends behind, the gutsy heroine discovers a door to an alternative world. There she finds attentive, doting versions of her real parents and other exciting wonders. But this new world is more dangerous than it seems and Coraline must find a way to rescue her family and herself.
Trick ‘r Treat- This is considered to be one of the best horror movie released in 21 century. It is exhilarating when it has to be, hilarious when it's needed and clever throughout. This movie weaves together five different stories that take place in the small town of Warren Valley, Ohio. The individual stories themselves aren't totally original and involves the typical anthology format of wrong doers doing evil until a twist delivers their just desserts Thus this movie is a must watch for Halloween and is best enjoyed with family and friends.