What Horror Movies Have Genuine Rewatch-ability?

Article by The Editor
Posted: January 28, 2022  

We love horror movie because of the thrill they give us. A good horror movie will make you forget you have popcorn as you get immersed in their scary storylines.

Streaming platforms have not let their horror fans down and are well-stocked in that genre. So, you are assured of finding scary movies on Hulu and other streaming platforms.

Here are some of the movies that have genuine rewatch-ability:

The Thing (1982)

Director: John Carpenter

Writers: Bill Lancaster, John W. Campbell Jr

Cast: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

In Antarctica, a team of American scientists is disturbed by a being outside this world. They see themselves hunted by an alien that takes the appearance of its victims.  Dr. Copper (Richard Dysart) finds himself in a difficult situation as he leads the crew in this dangerous mission against a vicious creature.

The Thing is among the best horror films available.

Scream (1996)

Director: Wes Craven

Writer: Kevin Williamson

Cast: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

A year later, after her mother was murdered, Sidney (Neve Campbell) and her high school friends started noticing some weird phone calls from an unknown caller. They later realize that the caller is a serial killer who stalks high school students.

What’s your favorite scary movie? Well, that’s the question the killer always asks on the phone.

Scream is a film that is filled with tension, a movie that is worth your time.

Midsommar (2019)

Director: Ari Aster

Writer: Ari Aster

Cast: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Vilhelm Blomgren

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

A couple named Dani and Christian are having issues with their relationship so Christian invites Dani to join him on a trip to Sweden with his friends to a festival Dani has always wanted to attend. But everything is not what it seems then they discover that an evil cult had hosted them.

A film that has a perfect atmosphere to keep you engaged.

The Orphanage (2007)

Director: J.A. Bayona

Writer: Sergio G. Sánchez

Cast: Belén Rueda, Fernando Cayo, Roger Príncep

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

Laura (Belén Rueda) grew up in an orphanage and has great memories of her childhood in the home. The love she experienced in her childhood drives her to convince her husband to buy the old orphanage to make it a home for sick kids. It’s not long before her adopted son by the name of Simón tells her mother that she has an invisible new friend.

A Spanish gothic horror film.

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Director: Wes Craven

Writer: Wes Craven

Cast: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert Englund

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Several teenagers are hunted by a monster named Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund), who was burnt alive. He hunts them in their dreams and whatever happens to you in your dreams happens in reality, including death.

After some of the teenagers have mysteriously died, they realize the reasons behind it. They are hunted because of secrets they kept when they were young that caused the death of Freddy.

At the time, critics considered this movie one of the greatest horror films every made.

The Cabin in the Woods (2011)

Director: Drew Goddard

Writers: Joss Whedon, Drew Goddard

Cast: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison

IMDb Rating: 7.0/10

Five friends from college visit a cabin in the woods for a little vacation. They realize that they are quite isolated, for there is no way of getting into contact with the outside world. It starts to get a bit scary when the cellar door flings itself open and they realize they won’t be alone for long.

Host (2020)

Director: Rob Savage

Writers: Gemma Hurley, Rob Savage, Jed Shepherd

Cast: Haley Bishop, Jemma Moore, Emma Louise Webb

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

Six friends are excited to try a new mode of communication via Zoom. Everything is going well  until they discover a sinister presence during an online séance. Then strange things start happening in their homes and they fear they won’t make it through the night.

The Host is among the best horror movies that you can watch repeatedly and still get the thrill.

Saw (2004)

Director: James Wan

Writers: Leigh Whannell, James Wan

Cast: Cary Elwes, Leigh Whannell, Danny Glover

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

Strangers find themselves in a weird room with no memory of how they got there. They come to realize that they are playing a deadly game hosted by a serial killer by the name of Jigsaw. They must try to work together to escape or face the consequences.

This is a cheerfully gruesome, intense psychological thriller.


These horror movies never get old so watch them the first time of the 100th time and enjoy!

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