Horror Movie Characters Female

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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 science fiction horror film written and directed by James Cameron, and released in 1986. It is the sequel to the 1979 film Alien. The film follows Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) as she returns to the planet where her crew encountered the hostile Alien creature, along with a unit of space marines. After reaching the desolate planet, they discover that the Aliens have overrun the planet and are now breeding in vast numbers. The marines and Ripley must battle for their lives against the Aliens, as well as a horrifying new creature born of the Alien Queen. The film is a thrilling and intense spectacle, and is considered one of the greatest films of all time.

The Exorcist (1973)

The Exorcist
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From William Friedkin, starring Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb
Rated R

The Exorcist tells the story of a 12-year-old girl named Regan MacNeil (Linda Blair) who lives in Washington D.C. with her mother, Chris (Ellen Burstyn). Regan begins to display strange behavior, such as speaking in tongues, levitating, and exhibiting an unnatural strength. After many medical tests fail to explain the bizarre behavior, Chris turns to Father Karras (Jason Miller) and Father Merrin (Max von Sydow), two priests who believe Regan is possessed by a malevolent entity. The two priests must now go through a terrifying spiritual battle to save Regan and defeat the evil forces that have taken over her body. The Exorcist is considered one of the most terrifying horror films of all time and has become an iconic classic of the genre. The movie is directed by William Friedkin and stars Linda Blair, Ellen Burstyn, Jason Miller, and Max von Sydow. The film is based on the novel of the same name by William Peter Blatty and was also adapted into a series of sequels and prequels.

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Robert Aldrich, starring Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy
Rated Passed

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? is a 1962 American psychological thriller-horror film directed by Robert Aldrich and starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. The plot follows an aging former child star, Baby Jane Hudson, who holds her paraplegic sister, Blanche Hudson, captive in their secluded Hollywood mansion. As the film progresses, the audience come to realize that Baby Jane is rapidly deteriorating mentally, while Blanche begins to gain the courage to fight back. The film culminates in a violent confrontation between the two sisters, and Baby Jane's terrifying descent into madness. The film was well-received upon release and has since become an iconic cult classic. It was nominated for five Academy Awards and is one of the earliest examples of the psychological thriller-horror subgenre.

Let the Right One In (2008)

Let the Right One In
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Tomas Alfredson, starring Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl
Rated R

Let the Right One In is a 2008 Swedish romantic horror film directed by Tomas Alfredson. It follows the story of Oskar, a 12-year-old boy living in a suburb of Stockholm who is constantly bullied at school and has no friends. Oskar finds solace in a mysterious girl named Eli who has recently moved in next door. As their relationship grows, Oskar discovers that Eli is a vampire who must drink human blood to survive. Despite the danger Eli poses, Oskar decides to protect her and keep her secret. Together, they must battle the bullies and a hidden vampire hunter who are out to get them. In the end, they must decide if they want to continue living as they are or risk their lives to find a new home.

Misery (1990)

Misery
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Rob Reiner, starring James Caan, Kathy Bates, Richard Farnsworth, Frances Sternhagen
Rated R

Misery is a 1990 American psychological horror film directed by Rob Reiner and based on Stephen King's 1987 novel of the same name. The film stars James Caan as Paul Sheldon, an author who survives a near-fatal car crash in a blizzard, only to be rescued by the psychopathic fan Annie Wilkes (Kathy Bates). Wilkes forces Sheldon to write a novel featuring the character based on her, while also holding him captive in her remote mountain home. As Sheldon struggles to stay alive, he realizes that his captor is more dangerous than she appears. Through a series of twisted mind games, Wilkes forces him to confront his own demons and prejudices, while also attempting to manipulate him into never leaving her side. The film was a critical and commercial success, earning Bates an Oscar for her performance.

Carrie (1976)

Carrie
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Brian De Palma, starring Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, Amy Irving, John Travolta
Rated R

The Bad Seed (1956)

The Bad Seed
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Mervyn LeRoy, starring Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Gage Clarke, Jesse White
Rated Approved

Suspiria (1977)

Suspiria
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Dario Argento, starring Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé
Rated R

Cat People (1942)

Cat People
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Jacques Tourneur, starring Simone Simon, Tom Conway, Kent Smith, Jane Randolph
Rated Not Rated

The Ring (2002)

The Ring
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Gore Verbinski, starring Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox, David Dorfman
Rated PG-13

Let Me In (2010)

Let Me In
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Matt Reeves, starring Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Cara Buono
Rated R

Orphan (2009)

Orphan
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Jaume Collet-Serra, starring Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman, CCH Pounder
Rated R

Play Misty for Me (1971)

Play Misty for Me
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Clint Eastwood, starring Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills, John Larch
Rated R

Hellraiser (1987)

Hellraiser
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Clive Barker, starring Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Sean Chapman
Rated R

Ginger Snaps (2000)

Ginger Snaps
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From John Fawcett, starring Emily Perkins, Katharine Isabelle, Kris Lemche, Mimi Rogers
Rated Not Rated

Spider Baby or, the Maddest Story Ever Told (1967)

Spider Baby or, the Maddest Story Ever Told
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Jack Hill, starring Lon Chaney Jr., Carol Ohmart, Quinn K. Redeker, Beverly Washburn
Rated Not Rated

The Devil's Rejects (2005)

The Devil's Rejects
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Rob Zombie, starring Sid Haig, Sheri Moon Zombie, Bill Moseley, William Forsythe
Rated R

The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

The Exorcism of Emily Rose
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Scott Derrickson, starring Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Campbell Scott
Rated PG-13

High Tension (2003)

High Tension
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Alexandre Aja, starring Cécile de France, Maïwenn, Philippe Nahon, Franck Khalfoun
Rated R

Twins of Evil (1971)

Twins of Evil
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From John Hough, starring Inigo Jackson, Judy Matheson, Peter Cushing, Harvey Hall
Rated R

Inferno (1980)

Inferno
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Dario Argento, starring Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Daria Nicolodi
Rated R

The Blair Witch Project (1999)

The Blair Witch Project
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez, starring Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard, Bob Griffin
Rated R

Daughters of Darkness (1971)

Daughters of Darkness
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Harry Kümel, starring Delphine Seyrig, John Karlen, Danielle Ouimet, Andrea Rau
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

Alice, Sweet Alice (1976)

Alice, Sweet Alice
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Alfred Sole, starring Linda Miller, Mildred Clinton, Paula E. Sheppard, Niles McMaster
Rated R

 



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