A List of The Best 2016 Horror Movies (Not For Faint Hearted)

We the movie buffs love to get scared and as the year of 2016 has ended, we would love to give you a list of the best 2016 horror movies . There have been quite a few horror movies to watch this year. Some did well and some fell far behind the expectations. In this list, you will get an idea about the best of this year.

Don’t Breathe

It is one of the most acclaimed horror movies of this year. The film has a great concept and some major twists to set the tone. The brilliance of Stephen Lang also makes this film worth your time. The interesting approach of the storytelling will give you chills as if you are there with the killer. The smart editing makes the films fast and gives us chilling experience in different scenes. This film surprised everyone and went on to make a $150 million that can be really termed as high if we consider the modest budget of $10 million.


The film is made with only $1 million and one of those small budget Netflix release. It has a small cast but does the job scaring you. Kate Siegel steals the show with a brilliant performance and makes every moment interesting. The movie is devoid of most of the horror movie clichés and the protagonist and the decisions give it a more realistic feel. With very less dialog the actions do the job of taking you to the edge of your seat. The film has a slow but steady way of getting on your nerves and the approach really works. We can assure you that you will find a hard time in the night while going to your bathroom.

Ouija- Origin of Evil

This is a sequel and surprisingly it is wonderful if you compare it with the first part. The film uses simple and used norms and styles of horror films, but those tricks work. The results are wonderful and it is mainly because of the wonderful writing and some great performances. The film is doing very well and earning a good amount of money. The reason behind this success is the believable character who strikes the right chords to keep the story engaging.

10 Cloverfield Lane

It is not only a great film in the horror genre but in any genre. This story of three people inside a bunker wondering if the world is there or it has ended is a treat for movie lovers. The great cast and surprising twists make this movie a piece example. The actors and their performances make every scene thrilling and emotionally engaging. It shows that every scene is well planned and hits goal. The film has earned a whooping $108 million and was made with a budget of only $15 million.

The Witch

This is not only one of the best 2016 horror movies, but it is one of the best horror films of the last decade. This is one of those rare horror films where the performances of the actors are worth Oscar nomination. Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ienson, Kate Dickie all gave one of their best performances ever. There are many things to praise in this film. All the aspects are very well executed and has made it one of the best horror movies of all time.

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