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10 lesser known yet scary horror films
Horror: One intriguing genre
Whenever you hear the word "horror" in your vicinity, you get excited, your adrenaline levels pump up and you might even get goosebumps. Horror movies: some enjoy it, some are easily scared and the weak-hearted avoid to discuss about them altogether. Over the last few decades we've had some truly spectacular horror entertainment by the finest directors and we've enjoyed them to the fullest. The antagonist can be a monster or a ghost or just a figment of our imagination but they're down right scary.
What this lens is about 10 rare gems among horror films which are not as popular as the best are but they do succeed to scare the sh*t out of you. Some of you might have heard about them, some of you might have seen a few but I recently came by them and watched them all in a single month.
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Lost Highway - Released in: 1997
After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.
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The devil's backbone - Released in: 2001
The story is about the after effects of the 1939 civil war and a bloody orphanage run by a nasty head mistress and an evil caretaker. An explosion and the soldiers find that they're not the only one there.
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The tale of two sisters - Released in: 2003
A Japanese occult which managed to scare the hell out of me. The sisters' acting is so powerful, they literally draw you in the movie. Nothing melodramatic, pure fear. A haunting in their family causes more deaths.
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The Jacket - Released in: 2005
A Gulf war veteran is wrongly sent to a mental institution for insane criminals, where he becomes the object of a Doctor's experiments, and his life is completely affected by them where Adrien Brody plays a wonderful role as the protagonist and Kiera Knightly was as charming as ever.
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Jacob's Ladder - Released in: 1990
I thought The Shawshank Redemption was Tim Robbins' only good movie before I watched Jacob's Ladder. He's a Vietnam war survivor soldier in distress when he's attacked by some foul looking creatures in the subway and also gets a glimpse of his dead son.
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The Shining - Released in: 1980
If it's a Jack Nicholson movie, you'll expect some epic acting from the veteran star and yes he delivered a superb piece of drama. It's the story about a family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
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I saw the devil - Released in: 2010
This time a South Korean beauty in which the actors perform hard hitting roles. When his pregnant fiancee becomes the latest victim of a serial killer, a secret agent blurs the line between good and evil in his pursuit of revenge
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Vacancy - Released in: 2007
A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and finds hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film
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Shutter - Released in: 2004
A young photographer and his girlfriend discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after a tragic accident. They soon learn that you can not escape your past.
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Grindhouse - Released in: 2007
Planet Terror and Death Proof, two superb feature films which are under rated gems of the horror genre.