Pg Scary Movies

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Pg Scary Movies

So many creators have talked about Pg Scary Movies. Here are 25 of the best ones.

Jaws (1975)

Jaws
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Steven Spielberg, starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary
Rated PG

Jaws is a 1975 American thriller directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the 1974 novel of the same name by Peter Benchley. The film stars Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss and Lorraine Gary. The film follows the story of Police Chief Martin Brody (Scheider) of Amity Island as he attempts to protect his community from a great white shark terrorizing the town. The shark is depicted as a relentless, almost supernatural force of nature, making it more and more difficult for the townsfolk to keep their beaches open and their citizens safe. The film follows Brody as he teams up with a marine biologist (Dreyfuss) and a local shark hunter (Shaw) to hunt down the creature and put an end to its rampage. The film was a massive box office hit, earning over $470 million worldwide. It became the highest-grossing film of all time at the time of its release and won three Academy Awards, including Best Picture. The film also gave rise to the widely copied "Jaws Effect" which popularized the idea of watching a monster movie through the lens of a thriller. The film's legacy continues to this day, inspiring countless other films and inspiring a generation of filmmakers

Wait Until Dark (1967)

Wait Until Dark
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Terence Young, starring Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Rated Not Rated

Wait Until Dark is a 1967 suspense thriller directed by Terence Young and starring Audrey Hepburn as Susy Hendrix, a blind woman living in a New York City apartment. She is unaware that two criminals, played by Alan Arkin and Richard Crenna, are after a mysterious doll filled with drugs, which had been hidden in her apartment by a former tenant. As the criminals try to gain access to the apartment and find the doll, Susy must rely on her own wit and resourcefulness to outsmart them. The film builds suspense as Susy desperately attempts to stay one step ahead of the criminals, while also trying to protect her life and the lives of her husband and child. In the climax, Susy is able to outwit the criminals and turn the tables on them by using the darkness of her apartment to her advantage.

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 psychological horror film directed by Alejandro Amenábar, starring Nicole Kidman. It follows a woman, Grace, who is living in a remote, gothic mansion with her two children, Anne and Nicholas. After moving in, strange phenomena begin to occur, as if the house is haunted. But when three servants arrive to help with the house, Grace finds out that it is actually her family who is haunted by something even more sinister. Grace must find out the truth about her family’s dark past in order to save her children from the supernatural forces that have begun to haunt them. The film explores themes of faith, guilt, and the duality of good and evil.

The Birds (1963)

The Birds
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Alfred Hitchcock, starring Rod Taylor, Tippi Hedren, Jessica Tandy, Suzanne Pleshette
Rated PG-13

The Birds is a 1963 psychological horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. The plot follows Melanie Daniels (Tippi Hedren), a wealthy socialite who meets Mitch Brenner (Rod Taylor) in a San Francisco pet shop and decides to follow him home to the small coastal California town of Bodega Bay. As the two become romantically involved, a series of inexplicable and increasingly violent bird attacks occur. Melanie soon discovers that the birds are inexplicably angry and are attacking the people of the town. Despite attempts to drive the birds away, they continue to terrorize the town until the attack reaches its climax. In the end, Melanie and Mitch escape, but the birds remain and the mystery of their behavior is left unsolved.

A Quiet Place (2018)

A Quiet Place
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From John Krasinski, starring Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe
Rated PG-13

A Quiet Place is a 2018 horror/thriller film directed by John Krasinski, starring Emily Blunt, Krasinski himself, and child actors Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe. The film follows the Abbott family, who have been living in total silence in order to hide from unknown creatures that hunt by sound. If they make any noise, they risk attracting the creatures and putting their lives in danger. With the help of sign language, they are able to communicate. But when the youngest member of the family, Regan (Simmonds), accidentally makes a noise, the family must find a way to survive and protect each other. The film is a suspenseful and thrilling experience, with one of its main themes being the strength of family bonds to survive in a world of danger.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Philip Kaufman, starring Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright
Rated PG

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

Gremlins (1984)

Gremlins
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Joe Dante, starring Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Hoyt Axton, John Louie
Rated PG

Split (2016)

Split
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From M. Night Shyamalan, starring James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, Jessica Sula
Rated PG-13

10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

10 Cloverfield Lane
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Dan Trachtenberg, starring John Goodman, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, John Gallagher Jr., Douglas M. Griffin
Rated PG-13

King Kong (2005)

King Kong
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Peter Jackson, starring Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann
Rated PG-13

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

Tremors (1990)

Tremors
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Ron Underwood, starring Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross
Rated PG-13

The Mummy (1999)

The Mummy
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Stephen Sommers, starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Arnold Vosloo
Rated PG-13

Cloverfield (2008)

Cloverfield
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Matt Reeves, starring Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan, T.J. Miller
Rated PG-13

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

Trollhunter (2010)

Trollhunter
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From André Øvredal, starring Otto Jespersen, Robert Stoltenberg, Knut Nærum, Glenn Erland Tosterud
Rated PG-13

The Monster Squad (1987)

The Monster Squad
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Fred Dekker, starring Andre Gower, Robby Kiger, Stephen Macht, Duncan Regehr
Rated PG-13

1408 (2007)

1408
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Mikael Håfström, starring John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack, Tony Shalhoub
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

Warm Bodies (2013)

Warm Bodies
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Jonathan Levine, starring Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, John Malkovich, Lio Tipton
Rated PG-13

The Witches (1990)

The Witches
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Nicolas Roeg, starring Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson
Rated PG

Signs (2002)

Signs
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From M. Night Shyamalan, starring Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin, Abigail Breslin
Rated PG-13

Under the Shadow (2016)

Under the Shadow
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Babak Anvari, starring Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi, Arash Marandi
Rated PG-13

What Lies Beneath (2000)

What Lies Beneath
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Robert Zemeckis, starring Harrison Ford, Michelle Pfeiffer, Katharine Towne, Miranda Otto
Rated PG-13

 



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