7º – The Sixth Sense (M. Night Shyamalan, 1999)A psychologist tries to help a boy who sees ghosts in his daily life. Directed by the king of plot twists, the good M. Night Shyamalan, ‘The Sixth Sense’, besides being, in fact, an excellent film, with an atmospheric load of suspense very comprehensive, brings one of the most unexpected twists of the seventh art.
6º – The Others (Alejandro Amenábar, 2001)A family with strange mania is increasingly uncomfortable with strange events in the house where they live. However, not everything is what it seems, and the family will have its reality placed against the wall. Owner of one of the greatest plot twists in the history of cinema, ‘The Others’ is an impeccable work. Blending suspense and terror, the film enchants for its rustic atmospheric construction, scaring its viewer without the need for “jump scares”.
5º – 1408 (Mikael Håfström, 2007)Used to unmasking false appearances and supernatural events, a writer decides to spend a day in a supposedly haunted hotel room. Inside the room, the man will be exposed to things that he had never seen before, coming to question everything that was right in his existence. 1408′ is a fun and scary film, working with a construction of terror that sounds irresistible in the eyes of fans of the genre.
4º – Jacob’s Ladder (Adrian Lyne, 1990)The film presents several random fragments of the life of Jacob, a troubled veteran of the Vietnam War, showing all the intensity of his life, along with events that may not be real. The plot will vary between hallucinations and real events, without ever informing the spectator about what each one is. The cold atmosphere, emanating a feeling of helplessness, whether in the character or in the spectator himself, manages to give all the necessary substance to the film.
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