10 Best Horror Movies on Amazon Prime 2019 – Latest Update.
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Best Horror Movies on Amazon Prime
Amazon Prime’s selection of horror movies is as extensive as it is terrifying. What’s more, they have a significant selection of old/classic films for your scary pleasures. So we’ve compiled the top-notch best scary movies to watch on Halloween (or any other time) on Amazon Prime Video based on our review.
Two friends’ tour of Europe takes a dark turn when one of them contracts a mysterious illness. They race to find out what it is and how to cure it, before the sickness consumes him completely.
Initial release: 4 April 2014 (Canada)
Directors: Derek Lee, Clif Prowse
Casting director: Kara Eide
Box office: 121,200 USD
Producers: Zach Lipovsky, Chris Ferguson
2. American Psycho
In New York City in 1987, a handsome, young urban professional, Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale), lives a second life as a gruesome serial killer by night.
The cast is filled by the detective (Willem Dafoe), the fiance (Reese Witherspoon), the mistress (Samantha Mathis), the coworker (Jared Leto), and the secretary (Chloë Sevigny). This is a biting, wry comedy examining the elements that make a man a monster.
Initial release: 14 April 2000 (USA)
Director: Mary Harron
Box office: 34.3 million USD
Adapted from: American Psycho
Awards: Chlotrudis Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, Chlotrudis Award for Best Actor
WATCH AMERICAN PSYCHO.
3. The Blair Witch Project
Found video footage tells the tale of three film students (Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams) who’ve traveled to a small town to collect documentary footage about the Blair Witch, a legendary local murderer.
Over the course of several days, the students interview townspeople and gather clues to support the tale’s veracity. But the project takes a frightening turn when the students lose their way in the woods and begin hearing horrific noises.
Initial release: 16 July 1999 (USA)
Directors: Eduardo Sánchez, Daniel Myrick
Budget: 60,000 USD
Box office: 248.6 million USD
Screenplay: Eduardo Sánchez, Daniel Myrick
WATCH THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT.
4. Night of the Eagle
The dark magic of Sidney Hayers’ 1962 thriller (which is also known as ‘Night of The Eagle’) still bewitches us decades later with voodoo dolls, hypnotic spells and lightning no earthly force could have conjured. Psychology professor Norman Taylor (Peter Wyngarde) swears he is not superstitious until things mysteriously start levitating and vanishing.
He and his sorceress wife (Janet Blair) have ended up as the targets of another woman’s vengeful witchcraft. Her malicious cry of “Burn, witch, burn!” will echo in your ears for weeks.
Bonus cool factor: The screenplay was co-written by the great Richard Matheson.
Initial release: 25 April 1962 (USA)
Director: Sidney Hayers
Cinematography: Reginald Wyer
Story by: Fritz Leiber
Budget: 50,000 GBP
WATCH THE NIGHT OF THE EAGLE.
High school can be tough for many teenagers, but for Carrie White (Chloë Grace Moretz), it’s especially hellish. A shy and awkward teen being raised by a religious zealot (Julianne Moore), Carrie is frequently the target of bullies.
But Carrie has a secret talent: She can make things move with her mind. One fateful night, an especially cruel prank at her senior prom pushes her over the edge, and Carrie unleashes her telekinetic powers on all who get in her way.
Release date: 3 January 2014 (Nigeria)
Director: Kimberly Peirce
Box office: 85 million USD
Budget: 30 million USD
Story by: Stephen King
WATCH THE CARRIE.
When a virus threatens to wipe out humanity, Danny (Lou Taylor Pucci), his brother Brian (Chris Pine), and their friends Bobby (Piper Perabo) and Kate (Emily VanCamp) set out across the desert in the Southwest, trying to elude the pandemic. Over the course of several days, the four friends learn that the darkness within themselves may prove deadlier than any microbe.
Initial release: 4 September 2009 (USA)
Directors: Àlex Pastor, David Pastor
Box office: 5.802 million USD
Casting director: Jeanne McCarthy
Production companies: Likely Story, This Is That Productions
WATCH THE CARRIERS.
Ten years after a plague turns most of the world’s population into vampires, a critical blood shortage causes panic and gruesome mutations among the reanimated.
Edward (Ethan Hawke), a vampire hematologist, tries to develop a blood substitute when he meets Lionel (Willem Dafoe) and Audrey (Claudia Karvan), two fugitive humans who claim to have a possible cure. Edward casts his lot with them in the hope of perfecting the cure before it’s too late.
Initial release: 8 January 2010 (USA)
Directors: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig
Box office: 51.4 million USD
Producers: Sean Furst, Bryan Furst, Chris Brown
Production companies: Lionsgate, Screen Australia, Film Finance Corporation Australia, North Shore Studios
WATCH THE DAYBREAKERS.
8. The Devil Bat
Dr. Paul Carruthers (Bela Lugosi) is frustrated because he thinks his employers, Mary Heath (Suzanne Kaaren) and Henry Morton (Guy Usher), have cheated him out of the company’s profits. He decides to get revenge by altering bats to grow twice their normal size and training them to attack when they smell a perfume of his own making. He mixes the perfume into a lotion, which he offers as a gift to Mary and Henry. When they turn up dead, a newspaper reporter (Dave O’Brien) decides to investigate.
Initial release: 13 December 1940 (Usa)
Director: Jean Yarbrough
Screenplay: John T. Neville
Music composed by: David Chudnow
Story by: George Bricker
WATCH THE DEVIL BAT.
9. Event Horizon
When the Event Horizon, a spacecraft that vanished years earlier, suddenly reappears, a team is dispatched to investigate the ship. Accompanied by the Event Horizon’s creator, William Weir (Sam Neill), the crew of the Lewis and Clark, led by Capt. Miller (Laurence Fishburne), begins to explore the seemingly abandoned vessel.
However, it soon becomes evident that something sinister resides in its corridors, and that the horrors that befell the Event Horizon’s previous journey are still present.
Initial release: 15 August 1997 (USA)
Director: Paul W. S. Anderson
Screenplay: Philip Eisner
Budget: 60 million USD
Box office: 26.7 million USD (US)
WATCH THE EVENT HORIZON.
10. A Field in England
Two men capture a small group of deserters during England’s civil war. After the captives ingest some wild mushrooms, they fall victim to the powerful energies of a mystical field.
Initial release: 5 July 2013 (Republic of Ireland)
Director: Ben Wheatley
Box office: 64,349 USD
Budget: 300,000 GBP
Screenplay: Ben Wheatley, Amy Jump
WATCH THE A FIELD IN ENGLAND.
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