Halloween: 5 movies to watch on platforms to get scared

Lovers of horror films, here are 5 films to spend a terrible evening in front of the television.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is a classic horror movie. The first film, released in 1974, follows a group of friends in rural Texas who stumble upon an abandoned home … and become the victims of a family of cannibals. The original film is available for rent on Amazon Prime Video.

In 2022 a new film was released, from the same universe: Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022), available on Netflix. In this version, a sequel to the first film, a group of teenage influencers want to bring a ghost girl from Texas back to life. No luck for them, they run into Leatherface, the city killer, and his human skin mask … and all is not well, as the serial killer starts raging again, armed with his chainsaw.

Chucky’s curse on Netflix

Everyone knows Chucky. Whether you are a fan of horror movies or not, the name of this (terrifying) doll will surely be familiar to you. Chucky is this doll possessed by the spirit of a serial killer, star of several films.

In Chucky’s curse, released in 2013 and available on Netflix, the famous doll is back. This time she hires a family living in a large mansion, consisting of Nica, a young woman in a wheelchair, and her mother. After her mother receives the Chucky doll, Nica finds her dead in her house … and spends the weekend with her family in her mansion awaiting her funeral. The family dies during the night and Nica suspects the evil doll.

It (2017), on Amazon Prime

In the city of Derry, in the United States, seven children who are molested at school gather in the “Club of Losers”. Everyone has already seen an atrocious creature they call “It”, which is actually a horrible clown, named Grippe-Sou, who comes out of the sewers every 27 years to feed on the terrors of children … and kill them. .

This is a terrifying film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name, released in 1986. This is the first part of the adaptation. A suite,
It: Chapter 2
came out in 2019 and takes place 27 years after the events of the first film … If you want even more thrills, it’s also visible on Amazon Prime Videos, for rent or purchase.

If you like this film very much, there is also Ça, il est retour, released in 1993 (in two episodes, for a total duration of 3h12), available on Salto.

Ouija board, on a somersault

Released in 2015, Ouija tells the story of Laine, who wishes to reconnect with her late best friend, Debbie, who is found hanged in an abandoned house. To do this, she uses a spiritualism board (or Ouija board) and tries to summon Debbie, accompanied by her friends Sarah, Trevor, Isabelle and Pete, who were quite reluctant.

Friends realize that Debbie herself had found and used the advice of spiritualism … and awakened supernatural power. Of course, as in any self-respecting horror movie … things escalate very quickly and the group of friends find themselves haunted.

Blair Witch, on Amazon Prime Video

The Blair Witch project, released in 1999, is also a must in the genre, and ideal for beginners: it is scary, but it is sustainable for those who quickly get a tantrum. The film is also available for purchase or rental on Amazon Prime Video. In this film, three college students travel to a forest in Maryland to produce a documentary about Blair’s witch … the group of friends eventually disappear. A year later, their movie is found … and what happened is terrifying.

In 2016 Blair Witch was released, sequel to the first opus (without taking into account Blair Witch 2: the book of shadows, released in the meantime), available to him in the Amazon Prime Video subscription. James, accompanied by a group of friends, ventures into the Black Hills forest, determined to clarify the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of his sister, Heather, in 1994, who was never found. Quickly, the group realizes that the Blair Witch legend is not just a legend and that terrifying things are happening in this forest.

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