Evil Dead remains scary over thirty years later despite the huge constraints the filmmakers were working with. Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods, where they unknowingly release flesh-possessing demons.
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer’s client, goes on the run, she holds out in a secluded motel overseen by the disturbed owner-manager Norman Bates. But shortly after arriving, a shocking and legendary shower scene pushes the entire film into terrifying new directions.
Halloween is often seen as the precursor to the entire slasher-horror genre that is still going strong today. Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a psychiatric hospital hell-bent on doing the same to Laurie Strode, his younger sister and returns to the small town of Haddonfield to kill again.
Based on the novel of the same by Stephen King, The Shining follows writer Jack Torrance as he takes a job as the off-season caretaker at an isolated hotel with his wife and son for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.
This story of an innocent little girl possessed by an evil demon has been captivating audiences since the movie’s release in 1973. The Exorcist tells the story of a 12-year-old girl who becomes possessed by the demonic spirit Pazuzu and the attempts by her mother and two priests to win her back through an exorcism.