Horror Movies About Kids

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Horror Movies About Kids

For Horror Movies About Kids, there are so many films exploring this feeling. We wrote about 25 of the best ones.

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 is a supernatural horror film directed by William Friedkin and released in 1973. It tells the story of a 12-year-old girl named Regan MacNeil who is possessed by a powerful demonic entity. After a course of failed medical treatments, her desperate mother enlists two priests to perform an exorcism. The priests must battle the powerful forces of evil to save the young girl from a terrifying fate. With intense suspense and fear-inducing special effects, The Exorcist remains one of the most iconic horror films of all time.

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, based on the novel of the same name by John Ajvide Lindqvist. The film tells the story of a 12-year-old bullied boy, Oskar, who meets and forms an unusual bond with a vampire girl, Eli. As the two outcasts grow closer and their friendship develops into a romance, Eli helps Oskar deal with his tormenters and the two ultimately work together to fight off a horde of pursuers. With a unique blend of horror and romance, Let The Right One In is a touching and thought-provoking exploration of isolation, loyalty, and love.

The Innocents (1961)

The Innocents
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Jack Clayton, starring Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde, Megs Jenkins, Michael Redgrave
Rated Not Rated

The Innocents is a psychological horror film directed by Jack Clayton, based on the novella The Turn of the Screw by Henry James. The film follows Miss Giddens (played by Deborah Kerr), a governess who moves to a country estate to take care of two young children, Miles and Flora. However, she soon discovers that the estate is haunted and the children are being terrorized by the ghosts of the former valet and governess, who died in a secret love affair. Miss Giddens must confront the ghosts and protect the children from the terrifying supernatural forces that threaten them. The film is a psychological exploration of the dangers of repression and the power of the supernatural. Ultimately, Miss Giddens must ask herself whether the ghosts are real or a product of her imagination.

The Others (2001)

The Others
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Alejandro Amenábar, starring Nicole Kidman, Christopher Eccleston, Fionnula Flanagan, Alakina Mann
Rated PG-13

The Others is a 2001 psychological horror film written and directed by Alejandro Amenábar. The story centers around a woman named Grace, who lives in a remote English manor house with her two young children, Anne and Nicholas. The family is haunted by dark forces that threaten to tear them apart. As the story unfolds, it is revealed that the family is actually dead and living in limbo, where they must confront the secrets and lies of their past in order to find peace. The film ultimately poses the question of whether it is possible for love to transcend death.

Battle Royale (2000)

Battle Royale
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Kinji Fukasaku, starring Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tarô Yamamoto, Chiaki Kuriyama
Rated Not Rated

Battle Royale is a 2000 Japanese dystopian action thriller film directed by Kinji Fukasaku based on the 1999 novel of the same name by Koushun Takami. The film follows a group of junior high schoolers who are forced to fight each other to the death on an island as part of a government program. The program, known as the "Battle Royale" act, was designed to control the country's overpopulation by instilling fear and creating an environment of paranoia and bloodshed. The film follows Shuya Nanahara and his classmates as they struggle to survive the game and its deadly rules, while also attempting to figure out why they were chosen for the program in the first place. With the help of each other, the students must fight for their lives in order to survive.

The Omen (1976)

The Omen
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Richard Donner, starring Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Harvey Stephens, David Warner
Rated R

The Omen is a 1976 supernatural horror film directed by Richard Donner. The film follows Robert Thorn (Gregory Peck), an American diplomat who is told his adopted son, Damien, is actually the Antichrist. After his wife, Katherine (Lee Remick), has a miscarriage, Robert is approached by a priest at the hospital who suggests that he take a child whose mother has just died in childbirth. Unaware of the child's true origin, Robert and Katherine adopt the boy, naming him Damien. When strange and frightening events begin to occur, Robert soon discovers that Damien is the Antichrist and is responsible for a series of disasters and deaths. With the help of a photographer (David Warner) and an archaeologist (Billie Whitelaw), Robert desperately attempts to reveal the truth while trying to protect his family from Damien's evil influence. As the battle between good and evil comes to a head, it is up to Robert to save the world from the coming of the Devil.

Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)

Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Neil Jordan, starring Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Antonio Banderas, Kirsten Dunst
Rated R

Based on Anne Rice's novel of the same name, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles is a horror-romance directed by Neil Jordan in 1994. It stars Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Christian Slater, and Antonio Banderas. The film follows two vampires, Louis (Pitt) and Lestat (Cruise) as they recount their journey from mortal life to an immortal existence. Louis is a young plantation owner in Louisiana who is grieving for the death of his wife and child. He meets the vampire Lestat who turns him into an immortal. As they travel together, they encounter Claudia (Kirsten Dunst) an orphaned girl whom Lestat turns into a vampire as well. As years progress, the trio struggles to find a balance between the evil of their vampiric nature and their longing for a life of mortality. In the end, the vampires must face the consequences of their choices and come to terms with the reality of their existence.

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

The Devil's Backbone (2001)

The Devil's Backbone
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Guillermo del Toro, starring Marisa Paredes, Eduardo Noriega, Federico Luppi, Fernando Tielve
Rated R

The Orphanage (2007)

The Orphanage
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From J.A. Bayona, starring Belén Rueda, Fernando Cayo, Roger Príncep, Mabel Rivera
Rated R

Village of the Damned (1960)

Village of the Damned
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Wolf Rilla, starring George Sanders, Barbara Shelley, Michael Gwynn, Laurence Naismith
Rated Not Rated

Poltergeist (1982)

Poltergeist
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Tobe Hooper, starring JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight
Rated PG

The Lost Boys (1987)

The Lost Boys
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Joel Schumacher, starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Dianne Wiest, Barnard Hughes
Rated R

A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

A Tale of Two Sisters
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Jee-woon Kim, starring Lim Soo-jung, Yum Jung-ah, Kim Kap-su, Moon Geun-young
Rated R

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

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

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

Orphan (2009)

Orphan
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

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

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Nicolas Gessner, starring Jodie Foster, Martin Sheen, Alexis Smith, Mort Shuman
Rated PG

Insidious (2010)

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

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

Sinister (2012)

Sinister
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Scott Derrickson, starring Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, James Ransone, Fred Thompson
Rated R

Eden Lake (2008)

Eden Lake
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From James Watkins, starring Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender, Tara Ellis, Jack O'Connell
Rated R

Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)

Ju-on: The Grudge
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Takashi Shimizu, starring Megumi Okina, Misaki Itô, Misa Uehara, Yui Ichikawa
Rated R

The Eye (2002)

The Eye
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Danny Pang, Oxide Chun Pang, starring Angelica Lee, Chutcha Rujinanon, Lawrence Chou, Jinda Duangtoy
Rated R

Phenomena (1985)

Phenomena
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Dario Argento, starring Jennifer Connelly, Donald Pleasence, Daria Nicolodi, Dalila Di Lazzaro
Rated R

 



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