A film genre seeking to elicit a negative emotional reaction from viewers by playing on the audience’s primal fears. Horror films often deal with viewers’ nightmares, fears, revulsions and terror of the unknown. Plots within the horror genre often involve the intrusion of an evil force, event, or personage into the everyday world. Prevalent elements include ghosts, extraterrestrials, vampires, werewolves, demons, gore, torture, vicious animals, evil witches, monsters, zombies, cannibals, psychopaths, and serial killers.
The English film title, original title, country of origin and production year are listed. Foreign-language films are subtitled in English.