Top 10 Most Horror Films in 2018

Top 10 Most Horror Films in 2018

Horror films, motion pictures are considered to cause intense repugnance, fear, or dread. Horror films may incorporate incidents of physical violence and psychological terror. The genre often overlaps science-fiction films and film noir. Horror films often aim to evoke viewers’ nightmares, fears, revulsions and terror of the unknown. So, Horror Films are always actual, and we are going to introduce you Top 10 most horror films in 2018.

  1. Hellraiser: Judgment

Hellraiser: Judgment is a 2018 American horror film․ Detectives Sean and David Carter are on the case to hunt down a gruesome serial killer who is terrorizing the city. Joining forces with Detective Christine Egerton, they dig deeper into a maze of horror, which may lead them into the depths of hell.

Initial release: February 13, 2018

Director: Gary J. Tunnicliffe

Country: United States

Budget: 350,000 USD

Hellraiser: Judgment is a 2018 American horror film
Hellraiser: Judgment is a 2018 American horror film
  1. Annihilation

Annihilation is one of the most horror films of 2018 and directed by Alex Garland, based on the novel of the same name by Jeff VanderMeer. It stars Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, and Oscar Isaac. The story follows a group of military scientists who enter “The Shimmer”, a mysterious quarantined zone of mutating landscapes and transmogrifying creatures. The film was released in the United States by Paramount Pictures on February 23, 2018 and in China (the only other country to receive a theatrical release) on April 13, 2018.

Initial release: February 22, 2018 (Russia)

Director: Alex Garland

Country: United Kingdom, United States

Budget $40–55 million

Annihilation is one of the most horror films of 2018 and directed by Alex Garland
Annihilation is one of the most horror films of 2018 and directed by Alex Garland
  1. The Strangers: Prey at Night

The Strangers: Prey at Night is one of the most horror films of 2018 directed by Johannes Roberts and starring Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Bailee Madison etc. It is written by Bryan Bertino (who wrote and directed the first film) and Ben Ketai. Mike and his wife Cindy take their son and daughter on a road trip that becomes their worst nightmare. The family members soon find themselves in a desperate fight for survival when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park that’s mysteriously deserted — until three masked psychopaths show up to satisfy their thirst for blood. The film was released in the United States on March 9, 2018. It received mixed reviews, with some critics considering it more entertaining than the original and appreciating its satire of horror films, while others noted it as inferior and called it cliché.

Initial release: March 8, 2018 (Netherlands)

Director: Johannes Roberts

Country: United States

Budget: 5 million USD

The Strangers: Prey at Night is one of the most horror films of 2018 directed by Johannes Roberts
The Strangers: Prey at Night is one of the most horror films of 2018 directed by Johannes Roberts
  1. Unsane

Unsane is a 2018 American psychological horror film shot, edited, and directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Jonathan Bernstein and James Greer. The film stars Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple, Aimee Mullins, and Amy Irving. Film Festival known as Berlinale on February 21, 2018, and was theatrically released in the United States on March 23, 2018. Sawyer Valentini relocates from Boston to Pennsylvania to escape from the man who’s been stalking her for the last two years. While consulting with a therapist, Valentini unwittingly signs in for a voluntary 24-hour commitment to the Highland Creek Behavioral Center. Her stay at the facility soon gets extended when doctors and nurses begin to question her sanity. Sawyer now believes that one of the staffers is her stalker and she’ll do whatever it takes to stay alive and fight her way out.

Initial release: March 21, 2018 (Philippines)

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Country: United States

Budget: 1.5 million USD

Unsane is a 2018 American psychological horror film shot, edited, and directed by Steven Soderbergh
Unsane is a 2018 American psychological horror film shot, edited, and directed by Steven Soderbergh
  1. The Endless

The Endless is considered as one of the most horror films of 2018 directed by Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead and written by Justin Benson. The film stars Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead, Callie Hernandez, Tate Ellington, Lew Temple and James Jordan. The film was released on April 6, 2018, by Well Go USA Entertainment. The film follows two brothers who receive a cryptic video message inspiring them to revisit the UFO death cult they escaped a decade earlier. Hoping to find the closure that they couldn’t as young men, they’re forced to reconsider the cult’s beliefs when confronted with unexplainable phenomena surrounding the camp. As the members prepare for the coming of a mysterious event, the brothers race to unravel the seemingly impossible truth before their lives become permanently entangled with the cult.

Initial release: April 6, 2018 (USA)

Directors: Justin Benson, Aaron Scott Moorhead

Country: United States

Box office: $122,338

The Endless is considered as one of the most horror films of 2018 directed by Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead
The Endless is considered as one of the most horror films of 2018 directed by Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead
  1. A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place is a 2018 American horror film directed by John Krasinski, who stars alongside his real-life spouse Emily Blunt. A Quiet Place premiered at South by Southwest on March 9, 2018, and was released in the United States on April 6, 2018, by Paramount Pictures. It has grossed $270 million worldwide and received acclaim from critics, who called it a “smart, wickedly frightening good time.” A result is currently in development.

Plot: Over three months in 2020, most of Earth’s human population has been wiped out by sightless creatures with hypersensitive hearing and a seemingly impenetrable armored shell that attack anything that makes noise. The Abbott family silently scavenge for supplies in a deserted town. Though skilled in American Sign Language, the family must nonetheless be vigilant lest they make accidental noise. Four-year-old Beau is drawn to a battery-operated space shuttle toy, but his father takes it away. Regan returns the toy to Beau, who unbeknownst to her has also taken the batteries his father removed. Beau activates the shuttle when the family is walking home through the woods, near a bridge. Its noise makes him an instant target for a nearby creature, and he is swiftly killed.

Initial release: April 3, 2018 (Indonesia)

Director: John Krasinski

Country: United States

Budget: $17-21 million

A Quiet Place is a 2018 American horror film directed by John Krasinski,
A Quiet Place is a 2018 American horror film directed by John Krasinski,
  1. Truth or Dare

Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare, or simply Truth or Dare, is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by Jeff Wadlow and written by Michael Reisz, Jillian Jacobs, Chris Roach and Wadlow. It stars Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Hayden Szeto, and Landon Liboiron. Released in theaters on April 13, 2018, the film received negative reviews from critics, who said it was “neither inventive nor scary enough to set itself apart from the decades of dreary slashers that came before it”, but was a box office success, grossing $70 million on a $3.5 million budget. This film follows what happens when a game of truth or dare turns deadly

Initial release: April 13, 2018 (USA)

Director: Jeff Wadlow

Country: United States

Budget: 3.5 million USD

Blumhouse's Truth or Dare, or simply Truth or Dare, is a 2018 American supernatural horror film
Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare, or simply Truth or Dare, is a 2018 American supernatural horror film 
  1. The First Purge

The First Purge is an upcoming American dystopian action horror film directed by Gerard McMurray and written by James DeMonaco. The film stars Y’Lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Luna Lauren Velez, and Marisa Tomei. It is scheduled to be released on July 4, 2018 by Universal Pictures.

To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America (NFFA) test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of the oppressors meets the rage of the marginalized, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.

Initial release: July 4, 2018 (USA)

Director: Gerard McMurray

Country: United States

Production company: Blumhouse Productions

 

The First Purge is an upcoming American dystopian action horror film directed by Gerard McMurray
The First Purge is an upcoming American dystopian action horror film directed by Gerard McMurray
  1. The Nun

The Nun is also upcoming American supernatural horror film directed by Corin Hardy.  The screenplay by Gary Dauberman is from a story by Dauberman and James Wan. In 1952 at the Cârța Monastery in Romania, a nun, a Catholic priest and a novitiate, sent by the Vatican, investigate the mysterious suicidal death of a nun.

Initial release: September 7, 2018 (USA)

Director: Corin Hardy

Production companies: Atomic Monster Productions, New Line Cinema, The Safran Company

The Nun is also upcoming American supernatural horror film directed by Corin Hardy
The Nun is also upcoming American supernatural horror film directed by Corin Hardy
  1. The Meg

The Meg is an upcoming American-Chinese science fiction action horror film directed by Jon Turteltaub and written by Dean Georgaris, Jon and Erich Hoeber. In the film, set 200 miles off the Chinese coast a deep sea submarine is attacked by Megalodon, a giant 75-foot shark that was thought to be vanished for millions of years. With the ship disabled at the bottom of the sea, a rescue diver and oceanographer must quickly work to rescue the crew. It is based on the 1997 science fiction book Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror by Steve Alten. The film stars Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Winston Chao, and Cliff Curtis.

A massive creature attacks a deep-sea submersible, leaving it disabled and trapping the crew at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.

Initial release: August 10, 2018 (USA)

Director: Jon Turteltaub

Based on: Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror; by Steve Alten

Budget: 150 million USD

Country: United States, China

The Meg is an upcoming American-Chinese science fiction action horror film directed by Jon Turteltaub
The Meg is an upcoming American-Chinese science fiction action horror film directed by Jon Turteltaub