If you love watching horror movies then you have landed up at a right place. There are plenty of horror movies that have made success with viewers. Here are five most poplar horror movies with a quick description.
1. Scream: It is one of the most popular horror movies that was released in 1996 . It is written by Kevin Williamson and directed by Wes Craven. The star cast includes Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Drew Barrymore and David Arquette. The movie includes character of Sidney Prescott (Campbell), a high school student in the town of woodsboro. Later on she becomes the target of a mysterious killer known as Ghost face. Along with Sidney Prescott (Campbell), there are many other main characters in the film and that include Sidney’s best friend Tatum Riley (Rose McGowan), her boyfriend Billy Loomis (Skeet Ulrich), Dewey Riley ( Arquette), Randy Meeks (Jamie Kennedy) and new reporter Gale Weathers (Courteney Cox). Scream movie is a combination of comedy, violence and horror.
2. The Exorcist: It is a 1973 horror film that was directed by William Friedkin. The story of this movie was adapted by William Peter Blatty novel of the same name. The Exorcist features Ellen Burstyn, Jason Miller Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb and Mercedes Mc Cambridge. This movie has become one of the highest-grossing films with over $ 441 million worldwide. The film was nominated for 10 total academy awards in 1973 and won two. In fact, it is the first horror movie to be nominated for the best picture.
3. The Ring: This 2002 released movies is directed by Gore verbinski. The movie features Naomi Watts, Daveigh Chase and Martin Henderson. The movie concept is quite simple and effective. It has won many awards like Saturn award for the best movie horror, MTV award for the best movie and Teen choice awards for the best movie horror.
4. SAW: This 2004 released movie is directed by James Wan. The story of the movie is based on a story by Wan and Whannell and its screenplay is written by Leigh Whannel. The star cast includes Cary Elwes, Monica Potter, Dannt Glover, Ken Leung, Michael Emerson, Tobin Bell and Whannell. The movie has won many different awards including best horror film, International Fantasy Film Award and more.
5. Dawn of the dead: It is a 1978 movie that is written and directed by George A. Romero. The star cast includes David Emge, Gaylen Ross, Ken Foree, Tom Savini and Scott Reiniger. It is successful movie that has won many awards.