15 Best Psychological Horror Movies Of 2018

Feb 05, 2019, 10:03 AM

Horror is a very misunderstood genre. Over the years, along with the evolution in taste, style, and creative thinking... Horror as a genre has evolved by freeing itself from the shackles of the stereotype, more like the subversion of old genre clichés. And opening its gates to all various sub-genres, 2018 saw some amazing films depicting the artistic, literary and creepy side of one of the popular genres. Most of the movies mentioned in the list won't make you scream/jump out of fear but they surely would give you the heebie-jeebies and will leave you thinking for hours after you're done watching them! So yeah, in no particular order, we give you 15 best psychological horror movies of 2018. For the uninitiated, movies like, Psycho, The Shining, Rosemary's Baby, The Silence Of The Lambs, The Others, Get Out, Black Swan, Repulsion, Shutter Island, The Babadook, Sesssion 9, Misery, It, Split, Glass, Invitation, Candyman, Suspiria, Paranormal Activity, It Comes At Night, Gerald's Game, Fight Club, Pet Sematary, The Sixth Sense, Hannibal, The Ring, The Boy, etc. have already proven how a classic story coupled with equal measures of drama, suspense, thrill, horror affects a person's psyche and makes them think, in some cases, even nightmares occur.Directors like Wes Craven, Alfred Hitchcock, George A. Romero, David Lynch, David Argento, Mario Brava, John Carpenter, James Whale, and Terence Fisher, Roman Polanski have made some of the scariest, most frightening movies ever.Psychological horrors are more like living nightmares, whereas traditional horrors are more like nightmare scenarios or situations. The question of sanity, what’s real, who you can trust, or what choices are the right to make and their horrific consequences is where the real horror lies within this genre.