Happy Halloween everyone! It’s time to delve into the world of horror films and discover some hidden gems that often go unnoticed. While we all love the classics such as Psycho, Halloween, and The Exorcist, there is a whole realm of underrated horror movies waiting for you.
These lesser-known films possess a unique ability to captivate and terrify audiences in ways that are often overlooked. So, get ready to explore my top 8 picks of the most underrated horror films that will make your Halloween truly unforgettable.
8 Underrated Horror Movies
1) The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016) Rated: R
Where to watch: Shudder, Apple TV
A father and son, both coroners, are pulled into a complex mystery while attempting to identify the body of a young woman, who was apparently harboring dark secrets.
2) Host (2020) Rated: 16+
Where to watch: Shudder, Prime Video
Six friends hire a medium to hold a séance via Zoom during lockdown, but they get far more than they bargained for as things quickly go wrong.
3) Haunt (2019) Rated: R
Where to watch: Prime Video
On Halloween, a group of friends encounter an “extreme” haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly as they come to the horrifying realization that some nightmares are real.
4) Hush (2016) Rated: 14+
Where to watch: YouTube
A deaf and mute writer who retreated into the woods to live a solitary life must fight for her life in silence when a masked killer appears at her window.
5) Creep (2014) Rated: R
Where to watch: Netflix
A young videographer answers an online ad for a one-day job in a remote town to record the last messages of a dying man. When he notices the man’s odd behavior, he starts to question his intentions.
6) The Ritual (2017) Rated: R
Where to watch: Netflix
A group of old college friends reunite for a trip to a most dangerous country in Europe – Sweden, encountering a menacing presence there stalking them.
7) As Above, So Below (2014) Rated: 14A
Where to watch: Apple TV
When a team of explorers venture into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.
This Halloween, take a chance on these underrated gems and experience a new level of fear and excitement. Grab some popcorn, turn off the lights, and prepare for a night of spine-tingling terror. What’s your favorite underrated horror movie? I’d love to know! For similar posts, visit my holiday tag here. Happy Halloween everyone!
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