It feels frightening when you are watching a horror film all alone at night. Definitely, it gives you goosebumps. In 2016 there were super hit films of Hollywood and here I am sharing with you the list of best horror movies 2016. So let’s have a look at them.
It is the story of a young author after bacterial meningitis. She lost her ability to speak and hear permanently when she was 13 years old because of surgery that unfortunately went wrong. She lives in the middle of woods in an isolated house. The terrifying part is when her friend Sarah is chased by a killer who screamed at Maddie’s door but as Maddie is deaf so she is unable to help her friend. In this way, the mystery of the killer goes throughout this horror film.
Directed by: Mike Flanagan
Cast: Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr. Michael Trucco, Samantha Sloyan, Emilia Graves
Release Date: March 12, 2016
2. Lights Out
In this movie, the worker of the textile warehouse when turning the lights off sees a female shadow which is then disappears when the lights are turned on. Sophie who is the stepmother of Rebecca is suffering from mental illness in which she talks to imaginary figures. The brother of Rebecca gets horrified upon seeing Sophie and is sent to the school nurse as he slept in class from time to time. Rebecca takes Martin to her apartment to protect him. There she finds Diana who is then introduced to Martin as the story progresses.
Directed by: David Sandberg
Cast: Teresa Palmer, Maria Bello, Gabriel Bateman, Alexander DiPersia, Billy Burke, Alicia Vela-Bailey, Lotta Losten and others.
Release Date: July 21, 2016
3. The Conjuring 2
This movie is the 3rd installment of the conjuring series which is among the best horror movies 2016. In this horror film, Lorraine and Ed are investigating about the murders of Amityville. They are to investigate if demonic figure was really responsible for the murder of Ronald’s family. She goes into illusion and afterwards sees a figure of a demonic nun. When reaches to the basement sees Ed pierced before she comes back from illusion.
Directed by: James Wan
Cast: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Madison Wolfe, Bonnie Aarons, Frances O’Conner, Lauren Esposito, Javier Botet and others.
Release Date: June 8, 2016
Genre: Mystery Horror
4. Don’t Breathe
In this movie the three offenders who earn their living by breaking into people’s houses that have been secured by the security company of Alex’s father. They sell the stolen items and in return they not get the good price. Rokey among the three offenders dreams to go to California with her sister, whom he wants to save from the clutches of their alcoholic mother and Diddy’s boyfriend. The three enter the house of a blind man to search for money and from there the story advances.
Directed by: Fede Alvarez
Cast: Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto, Sergej Onopko, Katia Bokor, Emma Bercovici and others.
Release Date: August 25, 2016
5. The Autopsy of Jane Doe
This super horror film is about the appearance of a corpse which is seen by Tommy who is the father of Emma. Tommy who is a coroner is ordered to present the cause of death of that unidentified woman to the sheriff. Both Emma and Tommy were horrified during the post-mortem as strange things were found out. Various mysterious events happen afterwards meanwhile Tommy and Emma are busy in the examination.
Directed by: Andre Overdal
Cast: Emile Hirsch, Brian Cox, Olwen Catherine Kelly, Ophelia Lovibond, Michael McElhatton, Jane Perry, Parker Sawyers
Release Date: March 23, 2017
Genre: Mystery Horror
6. The Neon Demon
It is one of the best horror movies 2016. This movie is about a sixteen years old model, which is moved from her small town to Los Angeles. She is guided by makeup artist to the older models that are impressed by her. Jesse is then signed by a modeling agency that sends her for test photo-shoot. Sarah the older model is along with Jesse during the casting call when Jesse gets her hand cut and Sarah sucks her blood.
Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn
Cast: Keanu Reeves, Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, Abbey Lee, Bella Heathcote, Christina Hendricks, Karl Glusman and others.
Release Date: June 23, 2016
Genre: Psychological Horror
7. The Shallows
In this horror movie, Nancy is a medical student who after the death of her mother visits an isolated beach in Mexico. Her mother’s death was the reason for her leaving the medical studies. On the day of her last surfing, she is attacked by a shark. Nancy is there on the beach helpless and all alone.
Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra
Cast: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Sedona Legge, Brett Cullen, Chelsea Moody, Janelle Bailey, Pablo Calva and others.
Release Date: July 29, 2016
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