Top 10 Underrated Hollywood Horror Movies
Do you know that there are some horror movies that have been underrated by the critics due to some reasons but they are worth watching. Here is the list of those top 10 underrated Hollywood horror movies.
10. The Descent
The Descent is a British horror movie and has a sequel.
In the 1st Part, The film revolves around six women who went on hiking but got trapped in a cave. They ran out of food. How they struggle to survive while there was a creature inside?
In 2nd Part, Story continues as one woman survived. She tells survivor team about her worst experience of life. But they don’t believe her and go to the cave to find the truth.
Release date: 8 July 2006 (United Kingdom)
Directed by: Neil Marshall
Produced by: Christian Colson
Written by: Neil Marshall
Starring: Shauna Macdonald as Sarah Carter, Natalie Mendoza as Juno Kaplan, Alex Reid as Elizabeth “Beth” O’Brien, MyAnna Buring as Samantha “Sam” Vernet, Saskia Mulder as Rebecca Vernet, and Nora-Jane Noone as Holly
Release date: 2 December 2009 (UK)
Directed by: Jon Harris
Produced by: Christian Colson & Ivana MacKinnon
Starring: Shauna Macdonald as Sarah Carter, Natalie Mendoza as Juno Kaplan, Douglas Hodge as Dan, Krysten Cummings as Elen Rios, Gavan O’Herlihy as Sheriff Vaines, Josh Dallas as Greg, and Anna Skellern as Cath
9. The Babadook
It is an Australian supernatural psychological horror film. The origins of Babadook can be found in Monster, a short film by Jennifer Kent.
This story is of a mother whose husband is dead who is fighting with the fear of his son that there is a monster in the house.
She discovers an evil presence in her house. How she fights with that evil thing?
Release date: 28 November 2014 (US)
Directed by: Jennifer Kent
Produced by: Kristina Ceyton & Kristian Moliere
Written by: Jennifer Kent
Starring: Essie Davis as Amelia Vanek, Noah Wiseman as Samuel Vanek, Daniel Henshall as Robbie, Hayley McElhinney as Claire, Barbara West as Gracie Roach, and Benjamin Winspear as Oskar Vanek
8. The Loved Ones
The Loved Ones is the first feature film for short filmmaker Sean Byrne. It is an Australian horror film which revolves around a teenager whose name is Brent. Strange events began to happen to him after he turns down his classmate Lola’s invitation to the prom.
Release date: 1 June 2012 (US)
Directed by: Sean Byrne
Produced by: Michael Boughen & Mark Lazarus
Written by: Sean Byrne
Starring: Xavier Samuel as Brent Mitchell, Robin McLeavy as Lola “Princess” Stone, John Brumpton as Daddy Stone, Richard Wilson as Jamie, Victoria Thaine as Holly, and Jessica McNamee as Mia Valentine
7. The Witch
A New-England Folktale is a 2015 period supernatural horror film revolves around the family of William and Katherine. Their newborn son mysteriously disappeared and crops destroyed. Lots of mysterious things began in their house.
Will they get their son back? Will they get freedom from the terror??
Release date: February 19, 2016 (US)
Directed by: Robert Eggers
Produced by: Rodrigo Teixeira, Daniel Bekerman, Lars Knudsen, Jodi Redmond, and Jay Van Hoy
Written by: Robert Eggers
Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy as Thomasin, Ralph Ineson as William, Kate Dickie as Katherine, Harvey Scrimshaw as Caleb, Ellie Grainger as Mercy, and Lucas Dawson as Jonas.
6. Dead Silence
It is an American supernatural psychological horror film. Jamie returns to Ravens Fair for the funeral of his wife and to know the secret behind her death.
Has his wife killed by a ghost?
Release date: March 16, 2007
Directed by: James Wan
Produced by: Mark Burg, Oren Koules, and Gregg Hoffman
Story by: James Wan & Leigh Whannell
Starring: Ryan Kwanten as Jamie Ashen, Amber Valletta as Ella Ashen, Donnie Wahlberg as Detective Jim Lipton, Bob Gunton as Edward Ashen, Judith Roberts as Mary Shaw, Michael Fairman as Henry Walker, Keir Gilchrist as Young Henry, and Laura Regan as Lisa Ashen.
Annabelle is a 2014 American supernatural horror film. The tale of Annabelle started with The Conjuring where Ed and Lorraine Warren investigate a possessed doll named Annabelle.
How did the doll become a ghost? How it became a terror for everyone?
Release date: October 3, 2014 (US)
Directed by: John R. Leonetti
Produced by: Peter Safran, James Wan
Written by: Gary Dauberman
Starring: Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, and Alfre Woodard
Jeffrey Desange killed all of his business partners, his employees, and his wife. He took his children into an abandoned cabin. He held a gun to Victoria’s head, but a shadow killed him.
Five years later, a rescue party, sponsored by Jeffrey’s identical twin brother Lucas, finds Victoria and Lilly alive. They make reference to “Mama”, a maternal protector figure.
How the soul poses a threat to everyone? How will they get rid of it?
Release date: 18 January 2013 (US)
Directed by: Andy Muschietti
Produced by: J. Miles Dale & Barbara Muschietti
Story by: Andy Muschietti & Barbara Muschietti
Starring: Jessica Chastain as Annabel, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Lucas Desange / Jeffrey Desange, Megan Charpentier as Victoria Desange, Morgan McGarry as Young Victoria, Isabelle Nélisse as Lilly Desange, Maya, and Sierra Dawe as Young Lilly, Daniel Kash as Dr. Gerald Dreyfuss, and Javier Botet as Mama.
3. The Honeymoon
The honeymoon is an American science fiction horror movie. A newly married couple whose honeymoon ends up being ruined by some spiritual activities.
Release date: September 12, 2014 (US)
Directed by: Leigh Janiak
Produced by: Patrick Baker & Esme Howard
Written by: Phil Graziadei & Leigh Janiak
Starring: Rose Leslie as Bea, Harry Treadaway as Paul, Ben Huber as Will, and Hanna Brown as Annie
2. The Taking Of Deborah Logan
It is an American found footage supernatural horror film. This story is about a documentary film crew who is making a film of an old woman battling Alzheimer’s disease. But they find something sinister while documenting the woman.
Release date: October 21, 2014
Directed by: Adam Robitel
Produced by: Jeff RiceBryan Singer
Written by: Gavin HeffernanAdam Robitel
Starring: Jill Larson as Deborah Logan, Anne Ramsay as Sarah Logan, Michelle Ang as Mia Medina, Ryan Cutrona as Harris Sredl, and Anne Bedian as Dr. Analisa Nazir
Martyrs is a 2015 American horror film. It is a remake of Pascal Laugier’s 2008 film of the same name.
Lucy and her childhood friend Anna are going to take revenge on them who had trouble Lucy when she was young. But there they find some unusual aspects.
What were those? To find out you have to watch the movie.
Release date: January 22, 2016 (US)
Directed by: Kevin Goetz & Michael Goetz
Produced by: Peter Safran & Jason Blum
Written by: Mark L. Smith
Starring: Troian Bellisario as Lucie Jurin, Bailey Noble as Anna Assaoui, Caitlin Carmichael as Sam, Romy Rosemont as Mrs. Patterson, Toby Huss as Fenton, and Kate Burton as Eleanor