From Hereditary to The Witch, from Train to Busan to Get Out, the 50 best horror movies of the 21st century according to Empire!
Do you remember the first scene of the movie Scream? Our masked killer calls his victim and asks what his favorite horror movie is. After this interesting phone call, our victim is brutally murdered and we get immersed in scenes where horror movies are used a lot as references.
Empire, as if inspired by this scene, is here with a brand new list that will help you choose your favorite horror movie in these early days of Halloween. This time, turning its camera to the 21st century, Empire brings together 50 films selected from the horror cinema, which has always managed to maintain its popularity in cinema and which is positioned as a genre that the audience either loves or hates, under the same roof.
Directed by Jordan Peele, who marked the first place on the list with his structure that criticizes racism through horror-thriller films and was awarded the Oscar for the Best Original Screenplay. Get Out puts the movie.
Ari Aster, one of the most popular horror films of recent years, is on the list. hereditary and midsommar together with Robert Eggers’ production of A24, which made us tremble with fear. The WitchAlong with fast and agile zombies, there is plenty of action that compresses the tension into a single place like a train. Train to Busanis about the possession of the soul of a young woman named Emily Rose by the devil, telling the main issue with court scenes and putting a lived event on a more coherent plane with a scenario within the framework of logic. The Exorcism of Emily Rose and Samara, who made life a prison for us when she came out of television, spread terror and conveyed her curse to people through television. The Ring Including notable movies.
So, aren’t there any alternative horror movie suggestions on this list? Of course there is. A cult film that draws attention with its structure that tells the story of a young girl’s entry into puberty and the transformation she went through after the werewolf (lycanthrop) metaphor, presents a story of growth beyond time, is open to intellectual readings, and is among the unforgettable with its generic scene. Ginger Snapsdirected by Neil Marshall, who made a name for himself with the tension it created, about the liberation struggle committed by six women being trapped in a cave. The Descentis a 2016 film directed by Julia Ducournau, who made a name for herself with her technical success as well as its layered scenario, which focuses on the life of Justine, who spent her life in a vegetarian family and not eating meat until she started her veterinary school. Rawin which we watch a morgue-working father and his son examine the body of Jane Doe, who was the victim of a mysterious murder, and things get more and more complicated. The Autopsy of Jane Doeis a chilling and interesting vision of faith, madness, and salvation in a sinful world, deepening it with the conservative Maud character. Saint MaudAlthough it was shot with a low budget, it managed to win the hearts of the enthusiasts of the found movie genre, and the frightening situation that Paranormal Activity could not achieve. Lake Mungo and a 2016 film that skillfully combines different subgenres of horror cinema, turning our dreams into nightmares The Wailing important films such as these come to the fore as alternative productions of the list.
After looking at the list of 50 movies prepared by Empire, the last thing you need to do is left. of multitap “Popcorn, my coffee cup and horror movie. Do not let it come, the surprise name of the triple seat…” As he says in his song “My Blanket”, which includes the lyrics, go in front of the screen and start watching a horror movie you choose from this list. Have a good time already!
The 50 Best Horror Movies of the 21st Century, According to Empire
50. Freaky (2020)
49. The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
48. The Fear Street Trilogy (2021)
47. The Others (2001)
46. Sinister (2012)
45. Doctor Sleep (2019)
44. Berberian Sound Studio (2012)
43. Creep (2014)
42. Ready or Not (2019)
41. The Ring (2002)
40. Ginger Snaps (2000)
39. Dawn of the Dead (2004)
38. Wolf Creek (2005)
37. The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)
36. [.REC] (2007)
35. It (2017)
34. Let the Right One In (2008)
33. The Orphanage (2007)
32. Censor (2021)
31. The Invitation (2015)
30. Saint Maud (2020)
29. Oculus (2014)
28. The Conjuring (2013)
27. Relic (2020)
26. Saw (2004)
25. Kill List (2011)
24. The Devil’s Backbone (2001)
23. Martyrs (2008)
22. His House (2020)
21. It Follows (2014)
20. Lake Mungo (2009)
19. The Wailing…