We’ve listed ten classic horror movies for you to meet and love. Below are options from different decades and themes, always using irresistible and, of course, scary stories. Some of the plots listed in this list deal with haunted houses, dark amulets, madness, scary tales, and so on. Let’s go to the list!
10º – The Uninvited (Lewis Allen, 1944)Two brothers decide to buy a huge house in a small town. However, shortly after the arrival of the two, strange events begin to happen in the house, linking the past and the present of the whole city. A masterpiece of horror cinema, ‘The Uninvited’ is a real cinema class, with natural scares, a story that is shaped in a dynamic and verisimilar way and concise performances.
9º – The Picture of Dorian Gray (Albert Lewin, 1945)After a strange request for a possible eternal youth, a handsome unscrupulous young man begins to see all his acquaintances grow old while he still remains the same. The film gains its substance by exploring the psychological downfall to the madness of the central character and his always extreme acts against the social environment. Based on a novel by Oscar Wilde, ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ is a pearl of the 1940s. A film that blends drama and terror in an exquisite way, providing a unique experience for the spectator.
8º – Carnival of Sinners (Maurice Tourneur, 1943)A man enters an isolated inn after a blizzard and decides to tell the tragic story of his life and his wrong choices. He will tell about his greed, his search for an impossible love and the discovery of a demonic amulet that has haunted humanity for a long time. A fabulous French terror, ‘Carnival of Sinners’ uses an agile rhythm to tell its gripping story, frightening those who watch for the intelligence of each scene transposed.
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