Get ready to experience classic horror at its finest with these three masterpieces that have stood the test of time. A family discovers that their home is overrun by malevolent spirits in “Poltergeist” (1982), leading to a terrifying struggle to save their daughter. From being trapped in a spectral dimension. “The Shining” follows a writer and his family as they become caretakers of a remote hotel during winter. But the prolonged isolation takes a toll on their minds, leading to terrifying encounters with the hotel’s sinister past. “The Exorcist” (1973) recounts the legendary tale of a young girl possessed by a demonic entity and the two priests who undertake an exorcism to save her. These three films are iconic in the Classic horror Movies genre and will leave you with lasting chills and unforgettable scares.
Among the horror films that made history, we must include ‘ Poltergeist’, a film that did not succeed among critics or at the box office but managed to gain a foothold. Thanks to its innovative mix of haunted house, family drama, touches of comedy and spectacular special effects. We expected no less from Tobe Hooper, director of ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’. Keep an eye out for some of the chilling facts in “Poltergeist” as it’s rumored that some of the skeletons used in the pool scene were real.
It is one of the best horror movies in the history of cinema. And also one of the most fascinating, mysterious and controversial. At least it’s controversial to its author, Stephen King , who notoriously hated this very loose adaptation of Stanley Kubrick. Still, who could deny that Jack Nicholson with his ax smashing through a door. And Shelley Duvall screaming in terror on the other side isn’t one of the most iconic moments in celluloid history.
The Exorcist (1973)
One of the most emblematic titles of horror cinema. ‘The Exorcist’ reinvigorated the stories of diabolical possessions and left us with a bad body for a lifetime. Directed by William Friedkin, it was groundbreaking, and its story gave us some of the most popular catchphrases in movie history and also one of the most recognizable soundtracks
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