6 Of The Most Unsettling And Scary Movies According To Critics

You probably have a list with your ultimate horror favorites but according to the critics, these are some of the best and most unsettling movies of the genre.

Hereditary (2018)

This film takes family dramas into another level. The pain of a family is transformed into something much more disturbing. It’s a captivating film but at the same time a supernatural nightmare and probably has one of the most shocking scenes in history.

Midsommar (2019)

This movie shows that the worst atrocities can happen on daylight and that they can transform people in a million different ways. This film is tragical and painfully fascinating with one of the most brutal summer festival ever, one that celebrates life through lost.

Raw (2016)

The story follows Justine, a new college student who is part of an initiation ritual that awakens a brutal instinct in her that she cannot control. Suddenly the vegetarian student is thirsty for blood and discovers that everything is part of a secret that her family tried to put on her.

We need to talk about Kevin (2011)

It tells the story of a desperate mother who cannot bond with her son. He is determined to make her suffer and who will increase his level of cruelty as he grows older. It focuses on the emotional and psychological consequences of a brutal tragedy, committed by a psychopathic child who enjoys causing pain to others, all this to make us reflect on what happens in the world every day.

The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)

A brilliant surgeon begins to develop a friendship with a mysterious teenager, who seeks revenge on him for an event that happened in the past. The family contracts a mysterious illness that leaves them paralyzed and he must sacrifice one of them in order to save the rest.

The Babadook (2014)

It’s a story about isolation, loneliness, trauma, survival, madness and despair through the relationship of a mother and her son who are chased by a dark creature from a tale. Even William Friedkin, the director of The Exorcist, said that this movie left him terrified.

Do you agree?

Author: Cece

Translator, proofreader, writer and alien believer.

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