Best Horror Movies of 2016

1.

The Conjuring 2

6.0
7.3/10

Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.

Starring: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Madison Wolfe, Frances O'Connor, Simon McBurney
Directed by: James Wan
Release date: 2016-05-13
2.

Don't Breathe

5.7
7.1/10

A group of teens break into a blind man's home thinking they'll get away with the perfect crime. They're wrong.

Starring: Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto, Stephen Lang, Franciska Töröcsik
Directed by: Fede Alvarez
Release date: 2016-06-08
3.

The Witch

5.5
6.8/10

In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and crops mysteriously fail, the family turns on one another.

Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Ellie Grainger
Directed by: Robert Eggers
Release date: 2016-02-19
4.

The Autopsy of Jane Doe

5.5
6.8/10

Father and son coroners receive a mysterious unidentified corpse with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to examine the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying secrets.

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Brian Cox, Ophelia Lovibond, Olwen Catherine Kelly, Michael McElhatton
Directed by: André Øvredal
Release date: 2016-12-21
5.

Hush

5.4
6.6/10

A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.

Starring: Kate Siegel, John Gallagher Jr., Samantha Sloyan, Michael Trucco, Emilia Graves
Directed by: Mike Flanagan
Release date: 2016-03-12
6.

The Neon Demon

5.3
6.2/10

When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her youth and vitality are devoured by a group of beauty-obsessed women who will take any means necessary to get what she has.

Starring: Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, Karl Glusman, Abbey Lee, Bella Heathcote
Directed by: Nicolas Winding Refn
Release date: 2016-06-08
7.

Lights Out

5.2
6.3/10

When Rebecca left home, she thought she left her childhood fears behind. Growing up, she was never really sure of what was and wasn’t real when the lights went out…and now her little brother, Martin, is experiencing the same unexplained and terrifying events that had once tested her sanity and threatened her safety. A frightening entity with a mysterious attachment to their mother, Sophie, has reemerged.

Starring: Teresa Palmer, Maria Bello, Gabriel Bateman, Alexander DiPersia, Alicia Vela-Bailey
Directed by: David F. Sandberg
Release date: 2016-07-21
8.

The Shallows

5.2
6.3/10

When Nancy is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the ultimate test of wills, requiring all of Nancy's ingenuity, resourcefulness, and fortitude.

Starring: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Angelo Josue Lozano Corzo, José Manuel Trujillo Salas, Brett Cullen
Directed by: Jaume Collet-Serra
Release date: 2016-06-24
9.

The Purge: Election Year

5.1
6.0/10

Two years after choosing not to kill the man who killed his son, former police sergeant Leo Barnes has become head of security for Senator Charlene Roan, the front runner in the next Presidential election due to her vow to eliminate the Purge. On the night of what should be the final Purge, a betrayal from within the government forces Barnes and Roan out onto the street where they must fight to survive the night.

Starring: Elizabeth Mitchell, Frank Grillo, Mykelti Williamson, Edwin Hodge, Raymond J. Barry
Directed by: James DeMonaco
Release date: 2016-06-29
10.

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

4.8
5.6/10

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.

Starring: Milla Jovovich, Iain Glen, Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts, Eoin Macken
Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson
Release date: 2016-12-23
11.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

4.8
5.8/10

A zombie outbreak has fallen upon the land in this reimagining of Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England. Feisty heroine Elizabeth Bennet (Lily James) is a master of martial arts and weaponry and the handsome Mr. Darcy (Sam Riley) is a fierce zombie killer, yet the epitome of upper class prejudice. As the zombie outbreak intensifies, they must swallow their pride and join forces on the blood-soaked battlefield in order to conquer the undead once and for all.

Starring: Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth
Directed by: Burr Steers
Release date: 2016-02-04
12.

The Girl with All the Gifts

4.7
6.7/10

In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.

Starring: Sennia Nanua, Gemma Arterton, Paddy Considine, Glenn Close, Fisayo Akinade
Directed by: Colm McCarthy
Release date: 2016-09-23
13.

Better Watch Out

4.7
6.5/10

On a quiet suburban street tucked within a 'safe neighborhood', a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from strangers breaking into the house, only to discover that this is far from a normal home invasion.

Starring: Olivia DeJonge, Levi Miller, Ed Oxenbould, Aleks Mikic, Dacre Montgomery
Directed by: Chris Peckover
Release date: 2016-09-22
14.

Underworld: Blood Wars

4.7
5.8/10

Vampire death dealer Selene fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David and his father Thomas, she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Tobias Menzies, Lara Pulver, Bradley James
Directed by: Anna Foerster
Release date: 2016-11-24
15.

Before I Wake

4.6
6.2/10

An orphaned child's dreams—and nightmares—manifest physically as he sleeps.

Starring: Kate Bosworth, Jacob Tremblay, Thomas Jane, Annabeth Gish, Lance E. Nichols
Directed by: Mike Flanagan
Release date: 2016-04-07
16.

The Limehouse Golem

4.5
6.3/10

A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times – the mythical Golem – must be responsible.

Starring: Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Douglas Booth, Daniel Mays, Sam Reid
Directed by: Juan Carlos Medina
Release date: 2016-10-18
17.

The Belko Experiment

4.5
6.1/10

A group of eighty American workers are locked in their office and ordered by an unknown voice to participate in a twisted game.

Starring: John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn, Adria Arjona, John C. McGinley, Melonie Diaz
Directed by: Greg McLean
Release date: 2016-03-17
18.

I Am Not a Serial Killer

4.4
6.2/10

Fifteen-year old John Cleaver is dangerous, and he knows it. He’s obsessed with serial killers, but really doesn’t want to become one. Terrible impulses constantly tempt him, so for his own sake, and the safety of those around, he lives by rigid rules to keep himself “good” and “normal”. However, when a real monster shows up in his town he has to let his dark side out in order to stop it – but without his rules to keep him in check, he might be more dangerous than the monster he’s trying to kill.

Starring: Christopher Lloyd, Laura Fraser, Max Records, James Gaulke, Tim Russell
Directed by: Billy O'Brien
Release date: 2016-08-26
19.

A Dark Song

4.4
6.1/10

A determined young woman and a damaged occultist risk their lives and souls to perform a dangerous ritual that will grant them what they want.

Starring: Catherine Walker, Steve Oram, Mark Huberman, Susan Loughnane, Nathan Vos
Directed by: Liam Gavin
Release date: 2016-10-14
20.

Don't Hug Me I'm Scared 6

4.3
8.6/10
Don't Hug Me I'm Scared 6
Starring: Baker Terry, Becky Sloan, Joseph Pelling, Kellen Goff, Thomas Ridgewell
Directed by: Becky Sloan, Joseph Pelling
Release date: 2016-06-19

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