- The Amityville Horror (1979)
If you haven’t seen this film, you haven’t seen a true haunted house. When George Lutz and his wife Kathy find their dream house in the small town of Amityville, New York. The couple alludes to the fact that this place is definitely too good to be true. After they move into their new home with their children, they find that the price of the house was due to the house’s horrific history. The former tenant murder his family after he was supposedly possessed by the devil.
- The Sixth Sense (1999)
Throughout the movie, Cole Sear is haunted by his sixth sense. He is visited by ghosts, he is deeply frightened by these visions. However, the young boy is too afraid to express his agony to anyone but Dr. Malcolm Crowe. As Dr. Crowe tries to uncover Cole’s abilities and see the root of his problems, there is a twist that is never truly expected.
- Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
This 80s slasher film proves the idea that not even your dreams are safe. Especially not safe from Freddy Kruger– who appears as the spirit of a serial killer who uses a gloved hand with razors to murder his victims in their dreams. However, their deaths in their dreams also cause their deaths in the real world. If you’re planning on watching this film, make sure it’s the 1984 version– the 2010 reboot is definitely cannot compare to the original. The original version will give you nightmares.. Let’s hope you’re not on Elm Street.
- Clue (1985)
Have you ever heard of the iconic murder mystery game Clue? Well, this movie is based off of that exact board game! Six guests are anonymously invited to a strange mansion for dinner, but after their host is killed, they must cooperate with the staff to identify the murderer as the bodies pile up.
- The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
While this film has a similar title to Nightmare on Elm Street, The Nightmare Before Christmas definitely is not similar to the aforementioned film. In this lighthearted film, Jack Skellington, Halloweentown’s beloved pumpkin king, accidentally discovers Christmas Town. Jack’s first instinct is to bring Christmas to his home, but this sparks a lot of confusion throughout Halloweentown. He plots to bring Christmas under his control by kidnapping Santa Claus and taking over the role. However, this pumpkin king soon finds that even the best plans can go awry.