2016 is one of those years that have seen some excellent movies with exhilarating horror plots. Every movie is unique in its own way with a story revolving around the nerve-racking scenes that could chill you to your spine. There is no ranking that could be done here, every movie mentioned deserves to be in the list of top most scary horror movies of this year. Grab your pillows and sit tight, here goes the list of bloodcurdling movies.
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8 Most Scary Horror Movies Of 2016!
The movie is about a young woman American woman Sara, who goes out looking for her missing twin sister in the Japanese forest known as Aokigahara. Despite receiving warnings Sara goes in the forest to find the truth but the forest is haunted with souls who prey on all those who lurk in the forest. Definitely one of the most scary horror movies of 2016.
The Conjuring 2
This is a sequel to the first movie with the same couple who are paranormal investigators – Ed and Lorraine Warren. The movie is set in London where the Hodgsons family are tormented by the hauntings of the house they are staying in. After the whole family witnesses paranormal activities in the house they contact Ed and Lorraine and ask them for their help. This movie is my pick for the scariest horror movies of 2016.
Story about three friends Alex, Rocky and Money who break in houses and steal items which they sell to a person who doesn’t pay them well for the stolen goods. The friends break into a blind man’s house who has a lot of money. The friends go through horror because the old man of the house is much more than just being old and blind. The only one to leave the house is Rocky who escapes with money and a lot of injuries.
Can’t avoid Lights Out in my most scary horror movies of 2016 list. It is the story of darkness and ghost that disappears as the lights are on. The movie features a young girl Rebecca who wishes to save her family from a ghost. Rebecca’s mother has a mental illness and she talks to an imaginary friend who also happens to be the ghost. Rebecca should keep the lights on and keep her family away from the dark!
Brutal murder and torturous deaths! The movie is set in 1976 Halloween where a group of carnival workers Panda, Charly, Roscoe, Levon and Venus are abducted and ordered by three people wearing make-up and wigs. The five are placed in a maze and have to defend themselves from clowns who torture and murder them. While they battle for life, the three aristocrats bet on their survival.
Ouija: Origin of Evil
Ouija is the story of a sad family who are still getting over with the death of their father. Alice and Roger had two kids Lina and Doris, Roger died but the family wants to connect to their dead father. Alice incorporates an Ouija board in her readings to speak to her husband but her youngest daughter Doris gets possessed because the game was left incomplete. The family battles this spirit only to discover in the basement that the house was on a graveyard. I would say this movie was one of the most scary horror movies of all time.
Blair Witch is a story about a boy James Donahue who goes looking for his sister Heather while she was investigating the legend of Blair Witch near Burkittsville. He is joined by friends, a student and locals. They are lost in the forest and can’t seem to find their way out. They are attacked by an unknown entity and are brutally murdered one at a time.
The Other Side of the Door
Maria has lost her son in an accident, she could save either her son Oliver or her younger daughter Lucy and she chose to save Lucy. She has guilt in her and takes help of her housekeeper to say goodbye to her son once. Her housekeeper warns her not to open the doors of the temple but hearing the pleas of her dead son’s spirits she opens the door. The family experiences paranormal activities and Maria has to give her life to save her family only to find out her husband performing the same ritual to bring her back. Hope you liked my list of most scary horror movies of 2016. Did I miss any? Please comment below.
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