The 10 Best Horror Films Of 2017 you can’t watch Alone

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10 .The Devil’s Candy                                                                                                           

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Director: Sean Byrne
Writer: Sean Byrne

With his debut feature The Loved Ones, Sean Byrne established himself as an exciting new voice in horror, unafraid to balance thrills with the darkest of dark humor. The Devil’s Candy is slightly more sincere than its predecessor, but its familiar evocation of heavy-metal devil worship is delivered with a wink. The Hellman family — husband Jesse (Ethan Embry), wife Astrid (Shiri Appleby), and daughter Zooey (Kiara Glasco) — move into a new home that just happens to be where troubled Ray Smilie (Pruitt Taylor Vince) brutally murdered his mother. And Ray hasn’t gone far: Hiding out at a motel nearby, he’s still serving the Devil, and he has his eye on Zooey. While there aren’t many twists and turns to the plot, Byrne’s distinctive style and his actors’ strong performances elevate the story. That a film about a Devil-worshipping killer still feels this fresh makes The Devil’s Candy all the more impressive

9 . Cult of Chucky

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Director: Don Mancini
Writer: Don Mancini

Picking up four years after 2013’s Curse of ChuckyCult of Chucky sees Nica (Fiona Dourif) now confined to a mental institution where she struggles to convince her doctors and fellow patients that it really was an evil doll who murdered her entire family. It’s tough to say with a straight face, and Cult of Chucky wisely injects a little bit of humor back into the Child’s Playfranchise after the more straightforward horror of Curse. Over the course of nearly 30 years, Chucky’s creator Don Mancini has navigated the series from horror to comedy and back again — without ever resorting to an ill-advised reboot. The latest sequels are lower-budget than the theatrical releases that came before them, but they showcase Chucky’s endurance (he’s still voiced by the inimitable Brad Dourif) and Mancini’s ability to continue surprising his audience. The rewarding reappearance of Andy Barclay (Alex Vincent) makes the case for this kind of drawn-out storytelling, rare in slasher movies

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8 . Gerald’s Game

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Director: Mike Flanagan
Writers: Jeff Howard and Mike Flanagan

Stephen King’s 1992 novel Gerald’s Game has long been considered unfilmable, and for good reason: The plot is confined to a bedroom where Jessie is handcuffed to the bed following her husband Gerald’s untimely demise. Enter Mike Flanagan, who took King’s intimate, restrained psychological thriller and turned it into one of the most dynamic horror films of the year. Carla Gugino does a lot of the heavy lifting: As Jessie, she has to play both helpless victim and resourceful survivor — and sometimes both at once, as Jessie hallucinates a more assertive version of herself to help her out of her predicament. It’s hard to talk about Gerald’s Gamewithout talking about the scene, a moment of such shocking violence that you’re compelled to scream alongside Jessie. But it’s important to note that it works because of everything that comes before it: It’s astoundingly grotesque, but it’s also well-earned and cathartic.

7. The Lure

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Director: Agnieszka Smoczyńska
Writer: Robert Bolesto

What’s not to love about The Lure, a Polish comedy-horror musical about killer mermaids that’s inspired by the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale “The Little Mermaid”? OK, so maybe it isn’t for everyone, but if you’re willing to give yourself over to the madness of this bizarre little gem, you’re likely to fall hard for it. Silver (Marta Mazurek) and Golden (Michalina Olszańska) are two mermaids who emerge on land in 1980s Poland and join a rock band. When Silver develops feelings for her bandmate (Jakub Gierszal), Golden worries she will lose her sister forever. Oh, and Golden is also murdering people — just go with it. The Lure has so much to offer: an incredible ‘80s-inspired score, a unique take on the mermaid mythos, and some real body horror weirdness. As it reaches an ending that’s closer to the original fairy tale than Disney’s watered-down adaptation, The Lure proves equally interested in the poignant and the grotesque.

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6. It 

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Director: Andy Muschietti
Writers: Chase Palmer, Cary Fukunaga, and Gary Dauberman

Given how hit-or-miss Stephen King adaptations can be, it’s incredible that we got two great adaptations in one year — three if you count the TV series Mr. Mercedes. (And yes, there were some duds, but the less said about The Dark Tower and the TV show The Mist, the better.) Itsucceeds not just because it’s scary — there’s an ancient evil masquerading as an evil clown (Bill Skarsgård) murdering children, so duh, it’s frightening — but also because it’s a compelling coming-of-age story that features some of the finest child actor discoveries since, well, Stand By Me. Like that film, It raises the bar for Stephen King movies, and that’s a good thing. The film’s record-breaking box-office performance is also an encouraging reminder that there is a massive audience for these adaptations — and for well-made R-rated horror in general. So how about that sequel?

 5 The Girl With All the Gifts

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Director: Colm McCarthy
Writer: Mike Carey

Zombie fatigue is real, as anyone still trudging through The Walking Dead can tell you, but there are still unique spins on the genre. The Girl With All the Gifts, for example, is postapocalyptic zombie horror that also incorporates the very YA premise of one girl with special powers. Melanie (Sennia Nanua) is from the second generation of “hungries” (the movie’s term for zombies), which means she retains her humanity along with a desire for human flesh. At least, that’s what her teacher Helen (Gemma Arterton) thinks, pitting her against Dr. Caroline Caldwell (Glenn Close), who is experimenting on children like Melanie in the hope of finding a cure for the fungal infection that has already wiped out most of the world. The Girl With All the Gifts takes narrative turns that distinguish it from the typical zombie film and from the YA movies that share some of its DNA, culminating in a devastating ending that few will see coming.

4 Better Watch Out

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Director: Chris Peckover
Writers: Zack Kahn and Chris Peckover

Better Watch Out is not the movie you think it is: Few films are this able to completely shift course, but the major redirect that occurs a third of the way into the movie is just part of what makes it such a thrillingly subversive take on the Christmas slasher. On the surface, at least, this is your standard holiday horror: 12-year-old Luke (Levi Miller) and his babysitter, Ashley (Olivia DeJonge), are forced to defend themselves when home invaders descend on the house. There’s a lot more to the story, however, and with one big reveal, Better Watch Out transforms from a reasonably competent slasher to a truly terrifying horror film about toxic masculinity and male entitlement. Sure, it’s still a lot of fun at times — there’s one brilliant set piece that may ruin Home Alone forever — but the strength of Better Watch Out lies in its willingness to engage with horror’s beloved babysitter trope and the uncomfortable misogyny that comes with it.

3 Creep 2

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Director: Patrick Brice
Writers: Mark Duplass and Patrick Brice

Mark Duplass’s charismatic serial killer returns in a sequel that manages to evoke and then surpass the original. Josef is now going by Aaron, the name of his victim in Creep, and he’s looking for another videographer. This time he’s ready to tell his real story — well, maybe. Aaron is a consistently unreliable narrator, and Duplass always plays it so straight that you want to believe him, even though you know he’s completely psychotic. The documentarian this time is Sara (Desiree Akhavan), who barely flinches when Aaron confesses to being a serial killer and seems completely unfazed by his repeated attempts to scare the shit out of her. In the first Creep, it took a while to learn Josef’s true nature — here, the jig is up. But Creep 2 is just as compelling as its predecessor, if not more so. The dynamic between Aaron and Sara is fascinating, and the tension comes from never knowing who’s in control — and realizing they’re not sure either.

2 Conjuring

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Director: James Wan

In 1970, paranormal investigators and demonologists Lorraine (Vera Farmiga) and Ed (Patrick Wilson) Warren are summoned to the home of Carolyn (Lili Taylor) and Roger (Ron Livingston) Perron. The Perrons and their five daughters have recently moved into a secluded farmhouse, where a supernatural presence has made itself known. Though the manifestations are relatively benign at first, events soon escalate in horrifying fashion, especially after the Warrens discover the house’s macabre history.

1 Conjuring-2

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Director: James Wan

In 1977, paranormal investigators Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren come out of a self-imposed sabbatical to travel to Enfield, a borough in north London. There, they meet Peggy Hodgson, an overwhelmed single mother of four who tells the couple that something evil is in her home. Ed and Lorraine believe her story when the youngest daughter starts to show signs of demonic possession. As the Warrens try to help the besieged girl, they become the next targets of the malicious spirit.

 

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