We’ve approached the cinema of suspense in this article, listing ten great films of the genre that you’ve probably never seen. The films cited cover the most diverse themes, such as the always delicious “road thrillers”, the decline to a man’s madness, a weekend in a deadly isolated hotel, and life in a family that isn’t exactly what they seem socially. Let’s go to the list!
10º – Night Terror (E.W. Swackhamer, 1977)After a family emergency arises, an ordinary housewife decides to drive several miles alone at night to reach her family. However, after witnessing the murder of a policeman on a road, the woman will be pursued by a psychopath. Completely unknown, this pearl of the 1970s is that perfect film for those who like suspense road movies. Originally conceived for television, the film is worth a small budget, but extremely well used, knowing how to condense terror into small simple samples, like the iconic scene where the protagonist looks for gasoline and a telephone in a frightening abandoned post. ‘Night Terror’, you can be sure, will give you much more of a chill than most typical suspense and horror movies.
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