Every industry has its ups and downs, so is the horror movies industry. As the great films are releasing there is nothing to stop them. This year, original flicks such as Halloween and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre are releasing its sequels while others are releasing its prequels. Whatever be your taste, the classics or the modern, some innovative attempts in horror movies are on the way.
Making it the year of horror films, the fans can anticipate the best surprises. Well, here we present a list of the biggest titles hitting silver screens this year, so get ready to be scared. It is for those who cannot wait anymore, the 15 most horror movies of 2016:
THE CONJURING 2: THE ENFIELD POLTERGEIST (JUNE 10)
After the huge success of The Conjuring (2013), audience is ready for one more sequel. If rumours are to be believed, the director James wan (director of first part), is coming up with this sequel brining Wilson and Farmiga as the Warrens. Aren’t you excited?
Without the intention of unveiling the story cover of Leatherface, we would like to mention The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974). Yes, you heard it right. Being a fan of horror movies you might have got into many conversations for this. Finally, the story will be told in Leatherface.
RINGS (APRIL 1)
Sequel of Ring (2002) was about to release in November 2015 but it was then pushed to April. Rings is the third flick in this series with just one returning character of the original film. To find the suspense element, watch it.
AMITYVILLE: THE AWAKENING (APRIL 15)
The cover of this film says that it is going to repeat the same gimmicks as the first film. It is the story of a haunted house and it has been told many times in different ways. Let us see what is different this time. .
THE PURGE 3 (JULY 1)
Although the first two parts of this movie had mixed reviews but still the audience demands more. It is a conventional horror movie based on cleansing of evil spirits from society.
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES (FEBRUARY 5)
It is a romantic horror movie which is based on a parody novel. The title says it all that the iconic characters Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy are struggling for more than love.
THE BOY (JANUARY 22)
This movie has something different to say starring Lauren Cohan from The Walking Dead. However, it follows a conventional story of an English Nanny but with uniqueness. To find that uniqueness, you have to go and watch it.
THE DISAPPOINTMENTS ROOM (MARCH 25)
It is based on a true story starring Bones regular Michaela Conlin. It is anticipated that the director has done a tremendous job taking it to whole new levels.
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR (MARCH 4)
It is another old walking dead story that is followed by a once joyful family. A mother walks to an ancient temple, a gateway between the different worlds in the hope of talking to her son.
BEFORE I WAKE (APRIL 8)
It is directed and written by Mike Flanagan who is well known for Oculus (2013) and Absentia (2011). It is potentially great with great reviews. The horror fans can expect it to be a fast paced thriller drama.
31 (JANUARY 23)
This movie’s plot is based on the story of five abandoned carnies that are imposed to play the game ‘31’ against their will.
DEATH HOUSE (TBA)
This movie stars Robert Enguld, Gunnar Hansen, Kane Hodder, Doug Bradley and a long list of horror movies’ proven stars. Well, the star cast itself says all and crave us for more.
THE WITCH (FEBRUARY 26)
This flick is set in New England in 1630s. The slow start of film may make the content seem dry but it is truly a great movie for those who are interest to know the history of witch hysteria.
THE FOREST (JANUARY 8)
This movie can be said as the replica of The Blair Witch Project (1999) but it is beyond that. More eventful and jumpy sequences translate it into scarier version.
VIRAL (FEBRUARY 19)
It is a combination of sci-fi and drama. Viral is more focused on one family which is stuck in quarantine and is struggling for survival.