Top 8 Horror Movies of 2018 That Will Blow Your Mind

Top 8 Horror Movies of 2018 That Will Blow Your Mind


While I am not a big fan of horror movies in general, there are days where I need to have my soul shocked and mind blown. And October is just the right month to embark on my horror-film-binge-watching journey.

I have been saving all the best horror movies for this month, actually. For no other reason than it syncs well with the Halloween vibe. I know, I know, I’m geeky that way sometimes.

So for those of you who are also looking for some good horror flicks to binge watch on, don’t just stand there. Come, hop on in on The Flying Dutchman and we shall plunge into the world of horror films. 





Top Horror Movies 2018

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1. A Quiet Place 


Starring : John Krasinski, Scott Beck, Bryan Woods

Director : John Krasinski 

Country : USA

Release Date : 6 April 2018





Two parents do what it takes to keep their children safe in a world full of creatures hunting every sound they can hear. Not a sound can be heard from the family hiding in silence, but all it takes is one noise and everything can go wrong.




Top Horror Movies 2018


2. Hereditary 


Starring : Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne 

Director : Ari Aster

Country : USA

Release Date : 7 June 2018





When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem to have inherited. Making his feature debut, writer-director Ari Aster unleashes a nightmare vision of a domestic breakdown that exhibits the craft and precision of a nascent auteur, transforming a familial tragedy into something ominous and deeply disquieting, and pushing the horror movie into chilling new terrain with its shattering portrait of heritage gone to hell.




Top Horror Movies 2018


3. Annihilation


Starring : Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson

Director : Alex Garland

Country : USA/ UK

Release Date : 23 February 2018





It’s been already twelve months since his last covert operation, and the rugged military, Kane, is still missing in action, presumed dead. With his wife–the successful academic biology professor, Lena–still grieving him, an unprecedented phenomenon in the swamplands of Florida will soon have her following in Kane’s footsteps, as a member of a strong all-women team.

So many theories try to explain the mysterious ever-expanding iridescent membrane which swallows the area; however, none was able to yield facts. What kind of startling biological transmutations lurk behind this bright and colourful kaleidoscope of horrors? In the end, what did Kane see?




Top Horror Movies 2018


4. Gonjiam : Haunted Asylum 


Starring : Lee Seung-Wook, Mun Ye-Won, Park Ji-Hyun

Director : Jung Bum-Sik

Country : South Korea

Release Date : 28 March 2018





In 1979, 42 patients at Gonjiam Psychiatric Hospital killed themselves and the hospital director went missing. Rumors and strange stories about the now abandoned Gonjiam Mental Hospital abound. An internet broadcaster and 6 other people decide to enter the abandoned hospital to experience unbridled fear. They begin to stream live video from inside the hospital.




Top Horror Movies 2018


5. Searching 


Starring : John Cho, Debra Messing, Joseph Lee

Director : Aneesh Chaganty

Country : USA

Release Date : 24 August 2018





After David Kim (John Cho)’s 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter’s laptop. In a hyper-modern thriller told via the technology devices we use every day to communicate, David must trace his daughter’s digital footprints before she disappears forever.




Top Horror Movies 2018


6. Climax 


Starring : Sofia Boutella, Romain Guillermic, Souheila Yacoub

Director : Gaspar Noé

Country : France

Release Date : 19 September 2018





In the mid 1990’s, 20 French urban dancers join together for a three-day rehearsal in a closed-down boarding school located at the heart of a forest to share one last dance. They then make one last party around a large sangria bowl. Quickly, the atmosphere becomes charged and a strange madness will seize them the whole night. If it seems obvious to them that they have been drugged, they neither know by who nor why. And it’s soon impossible for them to resist to their neuroses and psychoses, numbed by the hypnotic and the increasing electric rhythm of the music. While some feel in paradise, most of them plunge into hell.




Top Horror Movies 2018


7. The Little Stranger


Starring : Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Will Poulter

Director : Lenny Abrahamson

Country : Ireland / UK / France

Release Date : 30 August 2018





Dr Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants – mother, son and daughter – are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life. When he takes on his new patient, Faraday has no idea how closely, and how disturbingly, the family’s story is about to become entwined with his own.




Top Horror Movies 2018


8. Unsane 


Starring : Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah

Director : Steven Soderbergh 

Country : US

Release Date : 21 March 2018






A young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution, where she is confronted by her greatest fear–but is it real or a product of her delusion?





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