Horror is a movie genre that tends to trigger an opposing emotional response from fans by playing on their rudimentary fears. They frequently encompass scary creatures to prey on the audiences’ nightmares, secret fears, and revulsions. Some people are diehards when it comes to horror movies; others find it too unbearable to the point where they have sleepless nights. Some of the main features include vampires, ghosts, werewolf, dragons, and demons. The 10 horror movies that will make you sleepless in 2016 reviews hold some of the most hair-raising horror films currently.
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10. Before I Wake
“Before I Wake” is a popular American horror thriller movie that was released on 8th May 2015. The film is directed by Mike Flanagan, who is the co-writer as well. Jeff Howard also co-writes it. The latter is set to feature Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane, Jacob Tremblay, Annabeth Gish and many more.
The independent post-apocalyptic horror movie is set to feature Arnold Schwarzenegger as the main actor. He is also the co-producer and will star alongside Abigail Breslin and Joely Richardson. The film is written by John Scott 3 and directed by Henry Hobson. The movie revolves around a young girl who is infected by a malignant disease which goes viral and transforms her into a zombie.
8. Victor Frankenstein
Victor Frankenstein is an American horror film that is centered on two characters Igor and Frankenstein. Igor, who is from the Dark world, befriends Frankenstein, a young medical student and witnesses his transformation into a legend. The film is directed by Paul McGuigan and written by Max Landis. It made an appearance on 2nd October 2015.
7. The Final Girls
The latter is not just an American horror movie but also a comedy. It is directed by Todd Strauss- Schulson and produced Michael London. The movie was released on 13th March 2015 at South by Southwest Film Festival. It features distinct stars including Taissa Farmiga, Malin Akerman, Alexander Ludwig and the gorgeous Nina Dobrev.
The movie revolves around a group of buddies who narrowly escapes an ancient burial site and eventually come to an abandoned house in which they take refuge. Unfortunately, they discover that the house harbors more evil than the burial site. Consequently, they are only left to fight for their freedom. The American horror film was released on 13th March 2015.
Poltergeist is an American horror thriller supernatural movie that was debuted on 22nd May 2015. It is an improvement of the 1982 film with a similar name. The movie is directed by Gil Kenan and is David Lindsley- Abaire. The cast members include Sam Rockwell, David Harris, Saxon Sharbino and much more.
4. AmityVille: The Awakening
The story is centered on a family who moves into a new and affordable domicile, only to find out that the house is marred by strange happenings. The film is directed by Franck Khalfoun and produced by Jason Blum. The cast members include Bella Thorn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Thomas Mann and Kurtwood Smith.
3. The Lazarus Effect
The Lazarus Effect is another American horror film which debuted on the 27th of January 2015. It can also be classified as science fantasy movie. With David Gelb as the director, you will undoubtedly experience the Lazarus effect. The movie stars Mark Dupluss, Donald Glover, Evan Peters, Olivia Wilde and Sarah Bolger.
2. Crimson Peak
The coveted horror film will be presented by Legendary Pictures and apportioned by Universal Pictures. The Guillermo Del Toro directed film stars Mia Wasikowska, Charlie Hunnam, Jim Beaver, Tom Hiddleston and Jessica Chastain. It made an official debut on 16th October 2015.
1. Insidious: Chapter 3
The latter is the third segment of the insidious series. The movie is written and directed by Leigh Whannell. The American supernatural horror film came into view on 5th June 2015. It houses some of the most revered cast members including Stephanie Scott, Dermot Mulroney, Lin Shaye and Angus Simpson.