From big new releases to obscure cult classics, Hulu has horror movies for casual viewers and hardcore fans alike. Here are ten of the best horror movies to stream on Hulu.
Dear whites creator Justin Simien comes up with a different kind of satire Bad hair, a historic piece set in the world of cable television in 1989. It is a perfect reproduction of an ‘urban’ music video network, where the pressure to fit in prompts young employee Anna (Elle Lorraine) to buy hair extensions . Unfortunately, those hair extensions are demon possessed and hungry for blood (but they look great).
A hurricane provides the perfect conditions for alligators to swim into town and chew on people in the horror movie Animal Attack To crawlDirector Alexandre Aja creates impressive suspense through his crazy premise, and star Kaya Scodelario keeps the film grounded as the main protagonist, a college student determined to save her trapped father (Barry Pepper) from both the rising waters and the deadly alligators. .
The dead zone
At a time before Stephen King adaptations became ubiquitous, David Cronenberg brought a moody take on his film version of King’s novel The dead zoneChristopher Walken plays a man who falls into a coma after a car accident and then wakes up with insider information. His glimpse of the future allows him to solve a string of local murders, and they later force him to stop a politician (Martin Sheen) who he believes will become a ruthless dictator.
Frankenstein and the monster from hell
The last film in Hammer Productions’ Frankenstein series, Frankenstein and the monster from hell, has not much to do with Mary Shelley’s original novel. But it features another great performance by Peter Cushing as Hammer’s version of Frankenstein, presented here as both an inmate and an insane asylum doctor. Frankenstein teams up with another inmate / doctor to recreate life from dead tissue, which of course goes horribly wrong.
The last house on the left
Horror legend Wes Craven made his screen debut in 1972 The last house on the left, a low-budget grindhouse thriller about a pair of teenage girls who are kidnapped and tortured on their way to a concert. It’s vague and mean, with a sensitivity that shocked the audience at the time. However, the confronting tone is a response to the current social unrest, in which extreme circumstances justify an extreme reaction.
Let the right one in
Swedish vampire drama, Let the right one in, has a cold premise to coexist with its cold environment. Lina Leandersson fascinates as a supernaturally confident child who is actually an immortal leech whose friendship with another young outcast hides a more sinister agenda. The story of two misfits who find each other is surprisingly tender, even if it reveals a whole history of horrors.
The horror movie from the Second World War Supreme Lord takes the time to establish his characters and setting, creating an intense war drama before he even gets to the supernatural elements. A group of American soldiers come across a secret Nazi laboratory conducting gruesome experiments, and they are the only ones who can prevent these atrocities from being inflicted on the general population.
Filmmaker Brandon Cronenberg follows in his father’s footsteps with horror icon (David Cronenberg) with the graphic and disturbing OwnerAndrea Riseborough plays a corporate hitman who can take over other people’s bodies, with Christopher Abbott as her final victim. The film explores questions about identity and morality, while offering trippy images and lots of stomach-cramping violence.
Writer-director Neasa Hardiman draws from sci-fi horror classics such as Alien and John Carpenter’s The thing for her creature Sea feverThe crew of a fishing boat, with a graduate student (Hermione Corfield) hitchhiking, encounters a giant monster in the ocean. The threat becomes even more insidious when the beast leaves tiny infectious larvae on the boat (and in humans).
Horror anthology films are almost always inconsistent viewing experiences, and many are brought together from totally unrelated pieces. The filmmakers behind it Southbound solve that problem by having the different stories transition seamlessly from one to the other, with some continuous characters and locations, even from different creative teams. The result is a collection of stories that capture the eeriness of the empty desert in a variety of gruesome and thrilling ways.
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