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Best Freaky Movies

  • The Ring

    The Ring (PG-13, 2002)

    Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, David Dorfman, Brian Cox, Jane Alexander
    A disturbing videotape appears to hold the power of life and death over those who view it in this of... read morefbeat thriller. A strange videotape begins making the rounds in a town in the Pacific Northwest; it is full of bizarre and haunting images, and after watching it, many viewers receive a telephone call in which they are warned they will die in seven days. A handful of teenagers who watched the tape while spending a weekend at a cabin in the mountains scoff at the threat, but as predicted, they all die suddenly on the same night. Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts), the aunt of one of the ill-fated teens, is a journalist who has decided to investigate the matter and travels West with her young son, Aidan (David Dorfman), a troubled child who has been drawing pictures of strange and ominous visions. Rachel managed to find the cabin in the woods and watches the video herself; afterward, she receives the same phone call, and realizes she must solve the puzzle of the video and the person or persons behind it within a week. Rachel turns to her ex, Noah (Martin Henderson), an expert in video technology, who at first is convinced the story is a hoax until he digs deeper into the mystery. The Ring was adapted from a 1996 Japanese film by Hideo Nakata, which became a massive box-office success in Asia and spawned two sequels. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
    • fb522092431
      fb522092431: Great suspense and freaky movie. Love these kinds of movies that keep you on the edge of your seat waiting for the next
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • fb1585956461
      fb1585956461: ir in my mouth (my hair's brown and blond) coincidence? i think not! it was fun and the bodies were freaky
      Reviewed 2 years days ago
    • lewiskendell
      lewiskendell: . We're talking some really freaky stuff. The characters come off as relatively normal human beings, instead of the annoying one
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
  • The Fourth Kind

    The Fourth Kind (PG-13, 2009)

    Milla Jovovich, Elias Koteas, Will Patton, Hakeem Kae-Kazim
    Set in the fall of 2000 and purportedly based on actual events, The Fourth Kind stars Milla Jovovich... read more as Dr. Abigail Tyler, a Nome, Alaska-based psychotherapist whose videotaped sessions with her patients offer the most compelling evidence of alien abduction ever documented. Elias Koteas and Will Patton co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • eiskrap
      eiskrap: . Really freaky, and scary interesting premise, makes you check the wiki, but to uncomfortable to be enjoyabl
      Reviewed 3 years days ago
    • fb1596455207
      fb1596455207: Weird weird weird weird freaky weird and freaky movie I ever saw in my life!watch it
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
    • flamefan
      flamefan: . I knew something was coming and I would still scream. The supposed actual footage was freaky. Since movies are very liberal with using the word based on a true story so I let it go with
      Reviewed 4 years days ago
  • The Silence of the Lambs

    The Silence of the Lambs (R, 1991)

    Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, Anthony Heald, Brooke Smith
    In this multiple Oscar-winning thriller, Jodie Foster stars as Clarice Starling, a top student at th... read moree FBI's training academy whose shrewd analyses of serial killers lands her a special assignment: the FBI is investigating a vicious murderer nicknamed Buffalo Bill, who kills young women and then removes the skin from their bodies. Jack Crawford (Scott Glenn) wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Anthony Hopkins), a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into this case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out. Lecter does indeed know something of Buffalo Bill, but his information comes with a price: in exchange for telling what he knows, he wants to be housed in a more comfortable facility. More important, he wants to speak with Clarice about her past. He skillfully digs into her psyche, forcing her to reveal her innermost traumas and putting her in a position of vulnerability when she can least afford to be weak. The film mingles the horrors of criminal acts with the psychological horrors of Lecter's slow-motion interrogation of Clarice and of her memories that emerge from it. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
    • hooty9460942
      hooty9460942: omg,, freaky movie, scarry and grabs your attention.
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • Puzzle1214
      Puzzle1214: ..i sat through the entire movie..freaky but kept my intrest
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
    • fb734631944
      fb734631944: Pretty freaky but nothing special. Think it was slightly over rated.
      Reviewed 5 years days ago
  • Gwoemul (The Host)

    Gwoemul (The Host) (R, 2007)

    Song Kang-ho, Byun Hee-bong, Park Hae-il, Du-na Bae, Ko A-sung
    When a young girl is snatched away from her father by a horrifying giant monster that emerges from t... read morehe River Han to wreak havoc on Seoul, her entire family sets out to locate the beast and bring their little girl back home to safety in South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's big-budget creature feature. Hee-bong is a man of modest means who runs a snack bar on the banks of the River Han. Along with his slow-witted eldest son, Gang-du; Gang-du's young daughter, Hyun-seo; archery champion daughter Nam-joo; and unemployed, shirker son, Nam-il, Hee-Bong has managed to maintain a close relationship with his family despite the hardships that come with being a single father. When a rampaging fiend erupts from the Han and throws the city of Seoul into a state of emergency, Gang-du is heartbroken to see his precious little girl scooped up by the scaly creature and spirited away to an unknown destination. This is one family that always sticks together, though, and as the rest of the city denizens scramble to take cover, Hee-bong, Gang-du, Nam-joo, and Nam-il set out to prove that they're not letting their little girl go without a fight. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
    • FlatlanderHank
      FlatlanderHank: I never did quite figure out why the movie is called "The Host", but with that said, it's a thoroug
      Reviewed 6 years days ago
    • pryde4747
      pryde4747: . It was completely silly, contrasting way too much with the genuinely freaky scenes containing the monster in question. There were obnoxious characters, and too much pol
      Reviewed 6 years days ago
    • staceyjane28
      staceyjane28: . I usually HATE scary movies, but I loved this one. The monster is freaky and has some mysterious behavios, but the monster IS NOT what is scary about this movie. Thi
      Reviewed 7 years days ago