Horror film is that seeks to elicit a negative emotional reaction from viewer. These are the 10 Best Hollywood Horror movies based on Real Stories.
1. The Exorcism of Emily Rose
The Exorcism of Emily Rose is a 2005 American legal drama horror film directed by Scott Derrickson and starring Laura Linney and Tom Wilkinson.
2. The Exorcist
The Exorcist is a 1973 American supernatural horror film directed by William Friedkin, adapted by William Peter Blatty from his 1971 novel of the same name, and starring Ellen Burstyn, Linda Blair, Max von Sydow, and Jason Miller.
Deranged is a Canadian-American horror film made in 1974 and directed by Alan Ormsby and Jeff Gillen. It is also known by the title Deranged: The Confessions of a Necrophile in the USA.
Annabelle is a 2014 American supernatural horror film directed by John R. Leonetti, produced by James Wan, and written by Gary Dauberman. The film was inspired by a story of a doll named Annabelle.
5. The Conjuring
The Conjuring is a 2013 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan and written by Chad Hayes and Carey Hayes. The film is the first installment in The Conjuring film series.
6. The Shining
The Shining is a 1980 British-American psychological horror film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick, co-written with novelist Diane Johnson, and starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, and Scatman Crothers. The film is based on Stephen King’s 1977 novel The Shining.
7. The Amityville Horror
The Amityville Horror is a 2005 American horror film directed by Andrew Douglas and written by Scott Kosar. It is a remake of the 1979 film of the same name which itself was based on the novel of the same name by Jay Anson.
8. The Entity
The Entity is a 1982 American horror film written by Frank De Felitta and based on his novel of the same name. It was directed by Sidney J. Furie, and stars Barbara Hershey as a woman tormented by an invisible assailant.
9. The Hills Have Eyes
The Hills Have Eyes is a 2006 American horror film and remake of Wes Craven’s 1977 film of the same name. Written by filmmaking partners Alexandre Aja and Grégory Levasseur of the French horror film Haute Tension, and directed by Aja, the film follows a family that is targeted by a group of murderous mutants after their car breaks down in the desert.
10. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is a 1974 American horror film directed and produced by Tobe Hooper, who cowrote it with Kim Henkel.