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10 Great Psychological Horror Movies Which You Shouldn't Want To Miss

Psychological horror is the horror of the psyche, the cinema of the unquiet mind. Grief, envy, loneliness, anguish, despair, rage, hatred, sorrow, loss: these are just some of the themes ripe for exploration. Here is the list of best Psychological Horror Movies which you shouldn't miss.


Black Christmas (1974)

Directed by Bob Clark
With Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.

Kill List (2011)

Directed by Ben Wheatley
With Neil Maskell, MyAnna Buring, Harry Simpson, Michael Smiley

Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness.

The Brood (1979)

Directed by David Cronenberg
With Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle, Henry Beckman

A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, amidst a series of brutal murders.

The Innkeepers (2011)

Directed by Ti West
With Sara Paxton, Pat Healy, Kelly McGillis, Alison Bartlett

During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as old guests check in for a stay.

Inland Empire (2006)

Directed by David Lynch
With Laura Dern, Jeremy Irons, Justin Theroux, Karolina Gruszka

As an actress starts to adopt the persona of her character in a film, her world starts to become nightmarish and surreal.

The Babadook (2014)

Directed by Jennifer Kent
With Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall, Hayley McElhinney

A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

Eraserhead (1977)

Directed by David Lynch
With Jack Nance, Charlotte Stewart, Allen Joseph, Jeanne Bates

Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.

Peeping Tom (1960)

Directed by Michael Powell
With Karlheinz Böhm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer, Maxine Audley

A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.

Antichrist (2009)

Directed by Lars von Trier
With Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm

A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.

The Haunting (1963)

Directed by Robert Wise
With Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn

A scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon starts losing her mind.