7º – Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock, 1960)After taking an enormous amount of money from the company where she works, a young woman starts an escape through the country. However, amidst moral and ethical doubts, the young woman decides to spend a night in a roadside hotel, without knowing that the place would be the place of her death. Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece, ‘Psycho’ completely subverts the traditional paths of the genre, delivering a plot that fragments into two distinct and irresistible strands, besides bringing one of the most upset characters of the seventh art.
6º – Kwaidan (Masaki Kobayashi, 1964)The film brings together a series of adaptations of classic horror stories from Japanese culture separated into several short stories, working with different and always scary themes. ‘Kwaidan’ has more than three hours of duration, bringing a collection of stories that scare by the creativity of the stories. A film that deserves to be watched not only by fans of the genre, but also by the cinephile in general.
5º – Night of the Living Dead (George A. Romero, 1968)After the unexplained outbreak of a virus that turns people into zombies, an unaffected group takes refuge in a small house trying to survive. A work responsible for revolutionizing part of the horror genre, ‘Night of the Living Dead’ uses the creativity of its creator, the legendary George A. Romero, to overcome eventual budget limitations, with a plot and a compendium of truly memorable scenes.
4º – The Omen (Richard Donner, 1976)After various mysteries about the birth of the child they are raising, a man and a woman live happy days until strange events erupt several years later. ‘The Omen’ is a terror permeated by ups and downs. The highest quality point of the work is in the strong theme proposed, scaring and entertaining the viewer without needing much.
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