Fun Scary Movies

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Fun Scary Movies

Many films have explored Fun Scary Movies. Here are 25 of the best ones.

Aliens (1986)

Aliens
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From James Cameron, starring Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser
Rated R

Aliens is a 1986 sci-fi action horror film directed by James Cameron and starring Sigourney Weaver. The film is a sequel to Ridley Scott's 1979 classic Alien. In the film, Ellen Ripley (Weaver) is rescued after being in suspended animation for 57 years. She is then recruited by a group of marines to help them on a mission to destroy a dangerous alien species that has infested a planetoid. After arriving, they discover that the aliens have laid waste to a terraforming colony and the surviving colonists are in danger of being wiped out. Ripley and the marines must battle the aliens, while also trying to escape the planetoid alive. Aliens is widely acclaimed and is considered one of the greatest action films ever made. It won an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects and was nominated for seven other Oscars. The film has also spawned multiple sequels and spin-offs, as well as inspiring a variety of different media, from comics to video games.

Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Shaun of the Dead
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Edgar Wright, starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis
Rated R

Shaun of the Dead is a 2004 British zombie comedy directed by Edgar Wright. The film follows Shaun, an electronics store employee, who is enduring a midlife crisis. After his girlfriend dumps him, and he is kicked out of his apartment, Shaun decides to turn his life around and make something of himself. However, his plan takes an unexpected turn when a zombie apocalypse breaks out and Shaun must battle for his life and the lives of his friends and family. With the help of his best friend Ed, Shaun embarks on a mission to save his mother and stepfather, Shaun's ex-girlfriend, and get to the safe haven of the local pub. Along the way, Shaun and Ed must battle hordes of zombies, dodge the local police and outwit Shaun's stepfather. The movie is filled with humor, outrageous moments, and an unforgettable cast of characters.

Saw (2004)

Saw
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From James Wan, starring Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover, Ken Leung
Rated R

Saw is a 2004 American psychological horror film directed by James Wan and co-written by Leigh Whannell. It follows two men, Adam Stanheight (Leigh Whannell) and Dr. Lawrence Gordon (Cary Elwes), who are chained in a large abandoned industrial bathroom and forced to play a game of life or death by a serial killer known as Jigsaw. The two men must work together to solve a series of deadly puzzles and riddles in order to survive. Meanwhile, Detective David Tapp (Danny Glover) and his partner, Detective Steven Sing (Ken Leung), investigate the case and are determined to stop Jigsaw's deadly game. As the plot unfolds, it becomes apparent that Jigsaw has a much larger agenda, with the lives of many more people hanging in the balance.

Zombieland (2009)

Zombieland
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Ruben Fleischer, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, Abigail Breslin
Rated R

Zombieland is a 2009 zombie comedy directed by Ruben Fleischer and starring Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, and Abigail Breslin. It follows a group of survivors in a post-apocalyptic United States who have joined forces in order to survive the zombie invasion. The group, consisting of Columbus (Eisenberg), Tallahassee (Harrelson), Wichita (Stone), and Little Rock (Breslin) travel across the country in search of a safe haven. Along the way, they encounter other survivors, as well as zombies and various other dangers. As the four make their way, they also learn important lessons about friendship and loyalty. Ultimately, the group must band together to face the zombie onslaught and survive.

Dead Alive (1992)

Dead Alive
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Peter Jackson, starring Timothy Balme, Diana Peñalver, Elizabeth Moody, Ian Watkin
Rated R

Dead Alive is a 1992 horror-comedy directed by Peter Jackson. The film follows Lionel, a young man living with his overbearing mother who finds himself in a bizarre and dangerous situation when his mother is bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey. Lionel discovers the bite has infected her with a horrifying virus that turns her into a zombie, and soon the zombie plague begins to spread to his neighbors and the local townspeople. In order to protect the town, Lionel must fight off hordes of the undead with a lawnmower and other various weapons. Along the way, he meets up with his love interest, Paquita, and together they must find a way to save the town and Lionel's mother from a fate worse than death.

The Conjuring (2013)

The Conjuring
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From James Wan, starring Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston, Lili Taylor
Rated R

The Conjuring is a 2013 supernatural horror film directed by James Wan. It tells the story of paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, who are called to help the Perron family, who are experiencing increasingly disturbing events in their home. The Warrens soon discover that the house is haunted by a malevolent spirit. In order to save the family, the Warrens must find out the spirit's connection to the family and how to expel it from the house. The film also touches on the true story of the Warrens' involvement in the infamous Amityville Horror case. The Conjuring is a suspenseful and terrifying horror film filled with jump scares and intense moments which will keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

A Nightmare on Elm Street
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Wes Craven, starring Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund, John Saxon
Rated R

Scream (1996)

Scream
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Wes Craven, starring Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Skeet Ulrich
Rated R

REC (2007)

REC
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza, starring Manuela Velasco, Ferran Terraza, Jorge-Yamam Serrano, Pablo Rosso
Rated R

The Descent (2005)

The Descent
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Neil Marshall, starring Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid, Saskia Mulder
Rated R

The Mist (2007)

The Mist
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Frank Darabont, starring Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden, Andre Braugher
Rated R

The Cabin in the Woods (2011)

The Cabin in the Woods
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Drew Goddard, starring Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz
Rated R

World War Z (2013)

World War Z
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Marc Forster, starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge Dale
Rated PG-13

Insidious (2010)

Insidious
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From James Wan, starring Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, Lin Shaye
Rated PG-13

Night of the Living Dead (1990)

Night of the Living Dead
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Tom Savini, starring Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles, McKee Anderson
Rated R

Resident Evil (2002)

Resident Evil
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Paul W.S. Anderson, starring Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez, Ryan McCluskey, Oscar Pearce
Rated R

The Loved Ones (2009)

The Loved Ones
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Sean Byrne, starring Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, John Brumpton, Richard Wilson
Rated R

You're Next (2011)

You're Next
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Adam Wingard, starring Sharni Vinson, Joe Swanberg, AJ Bowen, Nicholas Tucci
Rated R

Drag Me to Hell (2009)

Drag Me to Hell
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Sam Raimi, starring Alison Lohman, Justin Long, Ruth Livier, Lorna Raver
Rated PG-13

Evil Dead (2013)

Evil Dead
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Fede Alvarez, starring Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas, Lou Taylor Pucci
Rated R

Friday the 13th (1980)

Friday the 13th
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Sean S. Cunningham, starring Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Jeannine Taylor, Robbi Morgan
Rated R

The Hills Have Eyes (2006)

The Hills Have Eyes
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Alexandre Aja, starring Ted Levine, Kathleen Quinlan, Dan Byrd, Emilie de Ravin
Rated R

Dead Snow (2009)

Dead Snow
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Tommy Wirkola, starring Jeppe Beck Laursen, Charlotte Frogner, Jenny Skavlan, Geir Vegar Hoel
Rated Not Rated

Final Destination 2 (2003)

Final Destination 2
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From David R. Ellis, starring A.J. Cook, Ali Larter, Tony Todd, Michael Landes
Rated R

Frontier(s) (2007)

Frontier(s)
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Xavier Gens, starring Karina Testa, Aurélien Wiik, Patrick Ligardes, Samuel Le Bihan
Rated Unrated

 



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