Eff Your Review's TOP 10 HORROR FILMS
Here at Eff Your Review, we have looked through all our horror film reviews and come up with our top 10 horror films! We have seen hundreds of horror films and we thought it would only be right to share with you the ten highest rated horror films on our website, starting with number ten, all the way up to the best! We hope you enjoy them!
Mother! has been rated 91% by the Eff Your Review team
Mother! Is the first of our films on out top 10 horror films list. Mother! is a film about a couple who find their house becoming crowded, after allowing just one person into it originally. This causes the couple or argue quite a lot, as the man is incredibly welcoming to the strangers, however the female isn’t.
The film itself is a psychological horror and a movie to truly remember. The film is emotionally and psychologically distressing. We would definitely suggest to any horror film lover to watch this film, due to the incredible journey the film takes the audience on. Click here to read the full review of Mother! and here to watch Mother! online.
9. A Dark Song
A Dark Song has been rated 91% by the EFF Your Review Team.
The second film in our top 10 horror films list is A Dark Song. This film focuses on a devastated lady who wishes to partake in a spiritual ritual in order to bring her child back who passed away.
The film takes the audience on a journey in a slow-paced manner to make them understand the struggles of the Mother’s pain. The ritual involves the characters not being able to leave the house for a long time, which really gives us a sense of desperation in the need for the Mother to see her child again. Truly a masterpiece horror film and certainly deserved a place on our top 10 rated horror list. Click here to read the full review.
Midsommar has been rated 92% by the EFF Your Review Team.
MidSommar is a horror film that is Directed by Ari Aster (the same director as Hereditary). MidSommar is about four university friends who are invited to go to Sweden to visit a festival that happens every ninety years by one of the friends. One of the friends (named Christian) has a girlfriend (Dani) who is going through a lot of problems relating to her family passing away, and therefore, he reluctantly invites her to Sweden hoping that she’ll turn down the offer. What happens there though will truly blow you away …
Oh my gosh, this film is truly breath taking. The horror film leaves in you a complete head f*ck as the cinematography, story line, scriptwriting and directing takes you so successfully into this world, that you feel that you are experiencing the pain, happiness, paranoia, and confusion as all of the characters involved. Click here to read the full review.
7. The House that Jack Built
The House that Jack Built has been rated 92% by the EFF Your Review Team.
The House that Jack Built follows the life of a serial killer named Jack, and bases his life into five randomly selected murders.
This film is brilliantly filmed, edited, written and directed. The murders in this film are extremely graphic, and will make you feel uneasy. If you love serial killer films, then this film is for you. Be warned though, it is very gruesome! Click here to read the full review for The House That Jack Built.
6. The Exorcism of Emily Rose
The Exorcism of Emily Rose has been rated 92% by the EFF Your Review Team.
The Exorcism of Emily Rose is about a priest who is on trial for attempting to cure a girl named Emily Rose of the demons inside her. The trail examines both the facts and conclusions from this incident, as well as examining the possibility of the unsettling alternatives.
The film itself uses imagery and character behaviour to truly portray the fears that Emily Rose, and those around her went through. Any horror addict should (without a doubt) watch this film. It is petrifying! Click here to read the full review of The Exorcism of Emily Rose.
5. The Boy (2016)
The Boy has been rated 92% by the EFF Your Review Team.
The Boy is about an old couple who lost their 8-year-old son in a fire. Soon after, they receive a toy doll that looks like their son. They spend years trying to find a Nanny to look after the doll. The Nanny was set strict rules and routine to look after the doll, but the Nanny soon realises there is consequences for not following the rules.
We originally went into it thinking that it was a typical doll horror film, where a doll can talk and has powers to attack people, but hell no! We definitely didn’t expect this film to be as scary as it is. If you love horror, then it would be a humongous shame for you to miss out on this relatively unique story line! Click here to read the full review of The Boy.
4. The Descent
The Descent has been rated 93% by the EFF Your Review Team.
A group of women who have become friends over the love of being adrenaline junkies. Sometime after a tragic loss, Sarah decides to join her friends in an exploration of a cave. However, they soon realise that this is not the cave that they originally thought they were in.
The Descent is everything you want a horror film to be. The jump scares are petrifying, the creatures are brutally savage, and the gore is just perfect. This film defiantly deserves a spot on our top 10 rated horror films! Click here to read the full review of The Descent.
Hereditary has been rated 94% by the EFF Your Review Team.
Hereditary is about a Grandmother of the Graham family who passes away, and the rest of the family are slowly revealed to the unknown secrets of the family.
The story line is petrifying, the acting is brilliant and the suspend is intense. This is one of those horror films that will leave even the true horror fanatics creeped out! Click here to read the full review for Hereditary.
2. Incident in a Ghostland
Incident in a Ghostland has been rated 96% by the EFF Your Review Team.
Incident in a Ghostland is about two young girls and their Mother, who were involved in a horrific incident, involving two intruders. Sixteen years later, the film shows how one of the daughters (who is now a successful author with a vivid imagination) returns to the house to see unspeakable acts of horrors, including physical and emotional abuse.
This film truly shocked our team, as it blew all our expectations as to how petrifying it was. The film is brilliant at building suspense and confusion amongst the main character and the audience. This horror is a huge mistake to be missed! Click here to read the full review for Incident in a Ghostland.
Eff Your Review’s Top 10 horror films number one film is…
1. Martyrs (2008)
Martyrs (2008) has been rated 100% by the EFF Your Review Team.
Our number one, highest rated film on our top 10 horror films list is Martyrs (2008). Martyrs is a French film that focuses on a girl who had a horrific, abusive and torturous past, trying to make things right and understand the brutality that was thrust upon her.
Martyrs is the only film so far that EFF Your Review has rated 100%! This film is defiantly hard to beat. This is a true horror that will leave shivers down your spine and be too scared to move. Click here to read the full review for Martyrs (2008).