Horror movies have always intrigued us to the very core. How images of death, torture, fantasy, and destruction bring out so easily us the innate fear we all posses. Whether it be supernatural, or a serial killer on the loose, scariest movies have always caused that bowl of popcorn to hit the roof at some stage. Everyone can safely say that they know what is waiting at the end of the turn in corridor, they just do not want to see it until they are prepared, and frankly you never can be prepared. So let’s take a look at the top 10 horror movies of 2011!
10 – Human Centipede 2
The title of this movie is not to be mistaken, it is very literal. Directed by Tom Six, this is a twisted movie how twelve humans form into a centipede of sorts all equipped with saws and other tools of destruction. Arguably one of the sickest most grotesque movies of all time, be sure to keep a trash can nearby in case you to need to throw up.
9 – The Dead
Yet another zombie apocalypse movie, however it is one that leaves a very satisfying taste in your mouth. Both scary and utterly disgusting, be prepared for bloody horror as you watch this movie. These zombies are fast, agile and they do not mess around.
8 – Apollo 18
Even though it’s a low budget movie, this thriller is certainly worth a watch. Apollo 18 is the story of how the first crew to land on the moon was ransacked by lunar creatures. Even though we weren’t scared to screaming like girls, we found that it was pleasantly full of mediocre horror.
7 – Stake Land
A world rampaged by a virus that turns humans into blood sucking zombies if you will, a group of survivors take the spot light in trying to rebuild society as it was. At the same time dealing with the menace that has befallen them. Whilst encountering these ravenous ghouls, the survivors must continue on with their endeavor in restoring some sort of society.
6 – Don’t Be Afraid the Dark
A very misleading title folks, do not go for it, definitely undoubtedly be afraid of the dark. This movie is a remake yet this time the haunted heroine is a ten year old girl. This adds spice to the movie in comparison to its predecessor in which a housewife was haunted. A must watch for any horror genre fan.
5 – Kidnapped
A story set in the house of a sub urban house of a normal family of two parents and a snobby little daughter. This family finds itself kidnapped by notorious thugs who put them through unbound torture and subject them to their every whim.
4 – Paranormal Activity 3
Something about this series has always had a very eerie and hopeless feel to it. Paranormal Activity 3 is a must watch for everybody. It pinpoints our emotions exactly to where we do not want them to go, as it suggests some of the most provocative of things. This movie will leave you asking more questions than one, and it just goes to show how horror movies can invade our very minds.
3 – I Saw the Devil
This Korean thriller is a gathered depiction of torture, mindless gore, rape, murder and brutality. An ex-cop goes on a bid to annihilate the man who raped and murdered his fiancée. Yet how he annihilates him is the kicker; slow torture. The amount of horror depicted in this movie is at times very mind boggling, it was certainly not made for the squeamish or the weak of heart. A must watch for every gore enthusiast.
2 – The Troll Hunter
Movies that are able to make you laugh and seconds later leave you terrified show how well the director has played his part. A Norwegian movie shot in a POV manner like Cloverfield and the Blair-Witch Project, this movie is an amazing portrayal of mythical beasts at their very best.
1 – Attack the Block
When an alien crash lands into a car in South London, a group of hoodlums found it necessary to kill it. Bad idea, very bad idea indeed, the killing of this alien life form lead to an invasion and the brethren of the murdered alien were out for revenge, in the form of blood. This movie can easily be called the scariest movie of 2011, if not the best horror movie.