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Top films based on the horror theme - List hai toh hit hai
Nikhil Kumar
Jan 20, 2022
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If you were to pick a movie which is a box office hit, what genre would you choose? It has the ability to scare, disgust, and thrill you. Here are a few nail-biting movies that are sure to give you a jumpscare. The winner always turns out to be - horror, this is List hai toh hit hai , horror theme special.   

Evil Dead

The 2013 film tells the story of five friends who head to a cabin in the woods where they discover a hidden basement and stumble upon the Book of the Dead. Terror strikes when one of the friends unintentionally reads the book summoning the evil force. Few among them get possessed by evil, while the others desperately try decoding the book in an attempt to destroy the demon. 

OTTplay Rating - 6.3

Available - Amazon Prime Video, Sony Liv, Tubi

Saw

Saw is a 2004 American horror-thriller film. This frightful film follows two men, who gain consciousness in a dilapidated bathtub next to a dead body. They get a recorder of a Jigsaw Killer who instructs them to kill each other if they want to save their family. The sadistic serial killer sets a closed-circuit video, forcing their families to witness the torture.

OTTplay Rating - 8

Available - Airtel Xstream, Vi

Scream

This 1996 American horror film is the highest-grossing slasher film of all time. The story is all about the masked killer who floods the calm Californian town in a bloodbath. He targets teenage high school kids using horror films and plays deadly games.

OTTplay Rating - 7.5

Available - Disney + Hotstar

The Exorcist

The Exorcist is one of the most successful and terrifying movies of all time. Released in 1973, the story is about a young girl who starts speaking in tongues, levitates and acts indifferent. When her worried mother seeks medical help but fails to cure her daughter, a priest suggests performing an exorcism to help her out of this.

OTTplay Rating - 8.3

Available - Hungama, Vi

Ezra

This is a Malayalam horror film starring Prithviraj Sukumaran and Priya Anand. The movie has taken the Indian horror genre to another level with its scary background score. The story revolves around a couple who buy a strange box from an antique shop, which results in paranormal activities happening around them. Once they discover that the box is a dybbuk, they set out to hire a rabbi to help free them from this evil.

OTTplay Rating - 6.9

Available - Disney + Hotstar, YouTube

Bhaagamathie

Bhaagamathie is a 2018 Telugu thriller film starring Anushka Shetty in the lead. The film was a commercial success and was simultaneously shot in Malayalam and Tamil. The movie follows Chanchala, an IPS officer who visits a haunted mansion for interrogation but is possessed by a spirit instead.

OTTplay Rating - 7.2

Available - Disney + Hotstar, Amazon Prime Video, Voot, Vi, Zee5

1920

1920 is a Hindi horror-romance film directed by Vikram Bhatt. The movie, released in 2008, tells the story of Arjun, who falls in love with Lisa, marries her, and abandons his family. Things take a sinister turn when he learns that his wife is possessed by an evil spirit.

OTTplay Rating - 6.8

Available - Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, MXplayer

That's the horror special on list hai toh hit hai, I shall be back soon with another brand new podcast and a new theme, until then its your host Nikhil outta here.

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