Welcome to the world of horror, where we explore the dark corners of our imagination Best Horror Classics Movies through the lens of cinema. In this collection of films, we delve into the genre’s rich history, starting with “Nosferatu” – a silent, German Expressionist classic that introduced the world to the iconic vampire Count Orlok. We then move on to “Dawn of the Living Dead”, a groundbreaking film that popularized the concept of the modern zombie, and set the standard for countless other works in the genre. Finally, we arrive at “The Conjuring”, a contemporary horror film that brings a fresh perspective to the classic haunted house story, and has been hailed as one of the scariest films of the modern era. Join us as we explore the chilling worlds of these three horror masterpieces.
Vampire, Silent, Mystery
Despite not bearing his name, we all know that it is the story of Dracula , an immortal classic of the seventh art that “invented” the horror genre. By the way, if you like the vampire subgenre, don’t miss our list of the 32 Best Vampire Movies Ever .
Scariest moment: Max Schreck and his vampire are still gloomy, but there is no more sublime fear in the seventh art than the moment when his shadow invades his victim’s body until it squeezes his heart.
Dawn of the Living Dead (1978)
George A. Romero, zombie horror
Here we also recommend the remake of Zack Snyder in 2004 but Romero will always win. After the night, came the day of a world invaded by zombies. The film follows the story of a small group sheltered in a shopping mall.
Scariest moment: We can’t choose between the baby zombie or the heartbreaking finale.
The Conjuring (2013)
Thriller, Supernatural horror
The most prolific horror saga of recent years had its peak in its first installment, the Warrens’ first job helping a family in a house that was more than possessed.
Scariest Moment: Most of the footage hovers at a high level, but the possessed mother moment is perhaps the hardest.
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