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Horror films seek to elicit a negative emotional reaction from viewers by playing on the audience's most primal fears. They often feature scenes that startle the viewer through the means of macabre and the supernatural, thus frequently overlapping with the fantasy and science fiction genres. Horrors also frequently overlap with the thriller genre.
The term "horror movie" first appears in the writings of critics and film industry commentators in response to the release of Universal's Dracula (1931) and Frankenstein (1931), but has since been applied in retrospect to similar films from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Horror films deal with the viewer's nightmares, hidden worst fears, revulsions and terror of the unknown. Although a good deal of it is about the supernatural, if some films contain a plot about morbidity, serial killers, a disease/virus outbreak and surrealism, they may be termed "horror".
Plots written within the horror genre often involve the intrusion of an evil force, event, or personage, commonly of supernatural origin, into the everyday world. Themes or elements often prevalent in typical horror films include ghosts, torture, gore, werewolves, ancient curses, satanism, demons, vicious animals, vampires, cannibals, haunted houses, zombies and serial killers. Conversely, stories of the supernatural are not necessarily always a horror movie as well.
Early horror movies are largely based on classic literature of the gothic/horror genre, such as Dracula, Frankenstein, The Phantom of the Opera, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. More recent horror films continue to exploit the monsters of literature.

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Bride of Frankenstein more info & watch movie online...
Bride of Frankenstein
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Dawn Of The Dead more info & watch movie online...
Dawn Of The Dead
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Frankenstein more info & watch movie online...
Horror classic in which an obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.

Les Diaboliques more info & watch movie online...
Les Diaboliques
The wife of a cruel headmaster and his mistress conspire to kill him, but after the murder is committed, his body disappears, and strange events begin to plague the two women.

Needful Things more info & watch movie online...
Needful Things
A new shop opens in a small town which always seems to stock the deepest desires of each shopper, with a price far heavier than expected.

Nosferatu more info & watch movie online...
Vampire Count Orlok expresses interest in a new residence and real estate agent Hutter's wife...

Psycho more info & watch movie online...
A young woman steals $40,000 from her employer's client, and subsequently encounters a young motel proprietor too long under the domination of his mother

Rosemary's Baby more info & watch movie online...
Rosemary's Baby
A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins controlling her life.

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari more info & watch movie online...
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Dr. Caligari (Werner Krauss) is a hypnotist who travels with a carnival and displays a sleepwalker named Cesare (Conrad Veidt) as his attraction. While performing in a...

The Exorcist more info & watch movie online...
The Exorcist
When a child is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.

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