Horror: A Female Perspectiveby PDZombie | created - 10 Aug 2018 | updated - 4 days ago | Public
Best horror films directed by women
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1. The Velvet Vampire (1971)
R | 80 min | Horror
Sleepy-eyed nice guy Lee Ritter and his vapid, but pretty wife, Susan accept the invitation of mysterious vixen Diane LeFanu to visit her in her secluded desert estate. Tensions arise when ... See full summary »
4. Pet Sematary (1989)
R | 103 min | Horror, Thriller
After tragedy strikes, a grieving father discovers an ancient burial ground behind his home with the power to raise the dead.
Votes: 89,065 | Gross: $57.47M
5. Organ (1996)
110 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Two police detectives Numata and Tosaka infiltrate a group of underground black market human organ dealers. Things go haywire during a raid on the group's surgical headquarters. Numata ... See full summary »
7. Ravenous (1999)
R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror
In a remote military outpost in the 19th century, Captain John Boyd and his regiment embark on a rescue mission which takes a dark turn when they are ambushed by a sadistic cannibal.
Votes: 35,135 | Gross: $2.06M
9. Visible Secret (2001)
Unrated | 101 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
An unemployed hairdresser and a strange nurse, meet at a club and start a romance. Since meeting her, the young man encounters unexplained things which she says are spirits she can see. ... See full summary »
11. The Countess (2009)
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Drama, History
A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.
12. Welcome to My Darkside! (2009)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Horror
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13. Amer (2009)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
As a young girl Ana was a rebellious child. She was also tormented by images of death and a shadowy, ominous figure in black. Now an adult, she is once again tormented by shadowy, other-worldly forms.
14. Fugue (II) (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Thriller
After moving in with her boyfriend, a young woman comes to believe her new home is haunted. But when she discovers the last nine months have been wiped from her memory, she must unearth ... See full summary »
15. The Moth Diaries (2011)
R | 82 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Rebecca is suspicious of Ernessa, the new arrival at her boarding school. But is Rebecca just jealous of Ernessa's bond with Lucie, or does the new girl truly possess a dark secret?
Votes: 6,112 | Gross: $0.00M
16. Chained (I) (2012)
R | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
A young man held prisoner by a cab-driving serial killer must make a life or death choice between following in his captor's footsteps or breaking free.
17. Kiss of the Damned (2012)
R | 97 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
The vampire Djuna resists the advances of Paolo, but soon gives in to their passion. When her trouble-making sister unexpectedly comes to visit, Djuna's love is threatened, and the whole vampire community becomes endangered.
Votes: 4,461 | Gross: $0.01M
18. American Mary (2012)
R | 103 min | Drama, Horror
The allure of easy money sends Mary Mason, a medical student, into the world of underground surgeries which ends up leaving more marks on her than her so called "freakish" clients.
19. Dark Touch (2013)
Not Rated | 90 min | Horror
In a remote town in Ireland, eleven-year-old Niamh finds herself the sole survivor of a bloody massacre that killed her parents and younger brother. Suspecting a gang of homicidal vandals, ... See full summary »
20. Soulmate (I) (2013)
Not Rated | 104 min | Horror, Mystery
Widowed Audrey retreats to an isolated Welsh cabin after a failed suicide attempt, to recuperate. Still haunted by the tragic death of her husband and struggling with her psychosis, she begins to hear strange noises.
21. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Horror
In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.
22. The Babadook (2014)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Horror
A single mother and her child fall into a deep well of paranoia when an eerie children's book titled "Mister Babadook" manifests in their home.
Votes: 181,926 | Gross: $0.92M
23. The Voices (2014)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
A likable guy pursues his office crush with the help of his evil talking pets, but things turn sinister when she stands him up for a date.
24. Goodnight Mommy (2014)
R | 99 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Twin boys move to a new home with their mother after she has face changing cosmetic surgery, but under her bandages is someone the children don't recognize.
Votes: 38,522 | Gross: $1.17M
25. Honeymoon (2014)
R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A newlywed couple finds their lake-country honeymoon descend into chaos after Paul finds Bea wandering and disoriented in the middle of the night.
Votes: 23,468 | Gross: $0.01M
26. The Lure (2015)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
In Warsaw, a pair of mermaid sisters are adopted into a cabaret. While one seeks love with humans the other hungers to dine on the human population of the city.
Votes: 5,615 | Gross: $0.10M
27. Evolution (2015)
Not Rated | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The only residents of young Nicholas' sea-side town are women and boys. When he sees a corpse in the ocean one day, he begins to question his existence and surroundings. Why must he, and all the other boys, be hospitalised?
28. The Invitation (I) (2015)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A man accepts an invitation to a dinner party hosted by his ex-wife, an unsettling affair that reopens old wounds and creates new tensions.
Votes: 78,344 | Gross: $0.23M
29. The Love Witch (2016)
Unrated | 120 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance
A modern-day witch uses spells and magic to get men to fall in love with her, with deadly consequences.
Votes: 10,760 | Gross: $0.23M
32. Prevenge (2016)
TV-MA | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Widow Ruth is seven months pregnant when, believing herself to be guided by her unborn baby, she embarks on a homicidal rampage, dispatching anyone who stands in her way.
33. Revenge (II) (2017)
R | 108 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
Never take your mistress on an annual guys' getaway, especially one devoted to hunting - a violent lesson for three wealthy married men.
Votes: 30,675 | Gross: $0.10M
35. Tigers Are Not Afraid (2017)
Not Rated | 83 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A dark fairy tale about a gang of five children trying to survive the horrific violence of the cartels and the ghosts created every day by the drug war.
Votes: 2,949 | Gross: $0.13M
36. Darken (2017)
82 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
In a parallel universe made up of maze-like rooms, the inhabitants are protected by its altruistic overseer, Mother Darken. When an outsider accidentally finds her way in, she becomes entwined in a bloody revolutionary battle.
37. Most Beautiful Island (2017)
80 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Most Beautiful Island is a chilling portrait of an undocumented young woman's struggle for survival as she finds redemption from a tortured past in a dangerous game.
38. Good Manners (2017)
135 min | Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny for her unborn child. The two women develop a strong bond, but a fateful night changes their plans.
Votes: 2,024 | Gross: $0.03M
39. Berlin Syndrome (2017)
R | 116 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A passionate holiday romance leads to an obsessive relationship, when an Australian photojournalist wakes one morning in a Berlin apartment and is unable to leave.
Votes: 19,924 | Gross: $0.03M