6 Best Psychological Horror Movies

Psychological horror movies are very helpful for an individual to overcome their fear. For all the fans, here are some horror movies as............

Do you like horror movies? If you like horror movies like me to overcome our fear then you can get a brief knowledge about some psychological horror movies…………

Can you tell me something about the psychological horror movies whatever you know?

Psychological horror is a combination of horror as well as psychological fiction with a special focus on mental, emotional and all psychological states just to frighten, disturb or unsettle its viewers. This combination overlaps with the related combination of psychological thriller and the mystery elements it often uses.


All the characters are used with unstable, unreliable and distributed states to lead the suspense action, drama and paranoia of the storyline and provide an overall unpleasant atmosphere………..

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Psychological Horror Movies

Psychological horror movies aim to create discomfort by exposing common and universal psychological and emotional fears and reveal the darkest parts of the human psyche that some people deny. This idea reveals the archetypal shadow characteristics like suspicion, distrust, self doubt and paranoia of the world.

The genre seeks to confuse the audience of the narrative by focusing on characters. These characters are unsure of their own perceptions of reality. The perception of characters of their surroundings may be distorted to delusions.

In so many cases, the overlapping genre of psychological thriller may deploy an unreliable narrator. All the elements of psychological horror mainly focus on mental conflicts. This is important as all the characters face serious situation with supernatural, immorality, murder and conspiracies.


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Let me tell you in brief about some horror movie that may help you to know how interesting the movies are………………

List of Some Psychological Horror Movies

1.The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

The Silence of the Lambs (1991) was not the 1st adaptation of the writer named Thomas Harris. His work features Hannibal Lecter but it is not the most notable. This movie is a perfect thriller from the beginning to the end with depraved crime and violence to land a pot on this list.

Anthony Hopkins takes on Lecter and he won the Academy Award for the Best Actor. Hopkins and Jodie Foster both are the headliners and its Ted Levine’s Buffalo Bill is the most scaring character. It puts the lotion on its skin smoothly……………..

2. The Shining (1980)

It is based on legendary 1977 novel of Stephen King. The differences like Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining is considered one of the best horror films. Each shot of the film is crafted; Jack Nicholson plays one of the best lead characters in the genre’s history. He loses his mind and embraces his worst tendencies for terror.

3. Doctor Sleep (2019)

Doctor Sleep is quite similar to Stephen King’s The Shining book than Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 masterpiece. It is one of the biggest scale horror films in which Ewan McGregor plays the version of Danny Torrance. He finds a young girl with same powers to himself.


All the things get wild. Mike Flanagan is becoming a horror master and HBO Max subscribers have the option of Doctor Sleep.

4. The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

The Cabin in the Woods starts like a typical slasher film. It is a good treat for any horror fan that features a young pre- Thor Chris Hemsworth and supports the role for Bradley Whitford and Richard Jenkins.

5. Get Out (2017)

Get Out is not only one of the best horror movies but also one of the demanding movies among the fans. It made Jordan Peele and also Peele himself considers the movie a “social thriller”. In this movie, here is everything that makes your skin crawl. Daniel Kaluuya carries the movie as the leading one but Bradley Whitford, Lil Rel Howery, Catherine Keener, Lakeith Stanfield and Allison Williams are perfect in their roles.

6. Us (2019)

US is the 2nd film of Jordan Peele. This film didn’t make the cultural impact like Get Out did. It is a masterpiece of the genre. Lupita Nyong’o carries the movie with a mother having a mysterious past.

Final Words

Psychological Horror Movies are the one that help an individual to overcome their fear and even help us to be strong. There are lots of horror movies that I will update as soon as the new horror movie premiere……………


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