6 Scary Movies People Watch as Comfort Films, Would You?

In a world where comfort typically equates to warm blankets, familiar faces, and feel-good movies, some of us messed up our biological programming and are weirdly comforted by spooky ghoul stories, jump scares, and disturbing, downright messed-up horror films.

Scary Comforts

Join us, if you dare, on a journey through the dark side as we explore these ten scary movies horror buffs put on for comfort.

Directed by Wes Craven, Scream revolutionized the horror genre by blending self-awareness, humor, and suspense. The story follows a masked killer known as Ghostface, who terrorizes the town of Woodsboro.

1. Scream (1996)

Inspired by actual events, The Conjuring, directed by James Wan, introduces us to paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren. The film focuses on their terrifying encounter with an evil presence in a secluded farmhouse.

2. The Conjuring (2013)

M. Night Shyamalan’s Signs takes a unique approach to the alien invasion subgenre. The film follows a former reverend, Graham Hess, and his family as they navigate a world under attack by extraterrestrial beings.

3. Signs (2002)

Set in 17th-century New England, The Witch, directed by Robert Eggers, delves into the terrors of witchcraft and religious paranoia. After banishment from their Puritan community, a family settles near a dense forest where sinister forces lie in wait.

4. The Witch (2015)

The Shining is a masterclass in psychological horror based on Stephen King’s novel and directed by Stanley Kubrick. Jack Torrance, played by Jack Nicholson, becomes the caretaker of the isolated Overlook Hotel during its offseason.

5. The Shining (1980)

When aspiring FBI agent Clarice Starling is tasked with extracting valuable insights from the imprisoned cannibalistic serial killer, Dr. Lecter, she embarks on a chilling journey into the darkest corners of her mind and the twisted realm of serial murderers.

6. The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

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