A report on Horror film

Max Schreck as Count Orlok in the 1922 film Nosferatu. Critic and historian Kim Newman declared it as a film that set the template for the horror film.
Depiction of the usage of mirrors in horror films.
Bela Lugosi in Dracula (1931), a film noted as inspiring a wave of subsequent American horror films in the 1930s.
George A. Romero's Night of the Living Dead (1968) led to what Newman described as a "slow burning influence" in independent and thoughtful horror films in the 1970s.
Some cast and crew members of The Blair Witch Project (1999), one of the highest grossing horror films of the 1990s.
Park Chan-wook, the director of Thirst (2009), one of the many varied Korean horror films from the early 21st century.
French director Julia Ducournau (centre) won the Palme d'Or for horror film Titane. She is pictured with actors Agathe Rousselle and Vincent Lindon, who star in the film, at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.
Jörg Buttgereit in 2015. Buttgereit was described by Kai-Uwe Werbeck as "arguably the most visible German horror director of the 1980s and early 1990s"
Still from Dario Argento's Suspiria (1977). Curti described the film as developing an "artistic rebirth" and "irrational dimension" to the Italian gothic from its "set pieces to the color and the music."
Filmmaker and composer John Carpenter, who has directed and scored numerous horror films, performing in 2016.
Cannibal Holocaust (1980) uses a found footage style.
Still of Madhubala in Mahal (1949), considered one of the first Indian horror films.

Film genre that seeks to elicit fear or disgust in its audience for entertainment purposes.

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Max Schreck as Count Orlok in the 1922 film Nosferatu. Critic and historian Kim Newman declared it as a film that set the template for the horror film.

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Craven in 2010

Wes Craven

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American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and editor.

American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and editor.

Craven in 2010

Amongst his prolific filmography, Craven was best known for his pioneering work in the horror genre, particularly slasher films, where he mixed horror cliches with humor and satire.

Zombie

Body horror

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Zombie

Body horror or biological horror is a subgenre of horror that intentionally showcases grotesque or psychologically disturbing violations of the human body.

Producers Releasing Corporation

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The smallest and least prestigious of the Hollywood film studios of the 1940s.

The smallest and least prestigious of the Hollywood film studios of the 1940s.

They included westerns, action melodramas, and horror movies.

Supernatural horror film

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Supernatural horror film is a film genre that combines aspects of horror film and supernatural film.

Saw (franchise)

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The Saw series was placed in the Guinness World Records as the "Most Successful Horror Franchise". Pictured here is director Kevin Greutert receiving the award at the 2010 Comic-Con.
The 100° drop and Immelmann loop on Saw – The Ride at Thorpe Park

Saw is a horror franchise created by Australian film makers James Wan and Leigh Whannell, consisting of nine feature films and additional media.

Psychological horror

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Subgenre of horror and psychological fiction with a particular focus on mental, emotional, and psychological states to frighten, disturb, or unsettle its audience.

Subgenre of horror and psychological fiction with a particular focus on mental, emotional, and psychological states to frighten, disturb, or unsettle its audience.

Psychological horror films generally differ from traditional horror films, where the source of the fear is typically something material, such as grotesque or horrifying creatures, monsters, serial killers, or aliens, as well as the splatter and slasher film genres, which derives its frightening effects from gore and graphic violence, in that tension in psychological horror films is more frequently built through atmosphere, eerie sounds and exploitation of the viewer's and the character's psychological fears.

Theatrical release poster

The Haunting (1963 film)

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Theatrical release poster
Ettington Park (shown here in 2009) was used for exteriors of haunted Hill House.

The Haunting is a 1963 British horror film directed and produced by Robert Wise and adapted by Nelson Gidding from the 1959 novel The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson.

Tourneur on set of Canyon Passage.

Jacques Tourneur

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Tourneur on set of Canyon Passage.

Jacques Tourneur (November 12, 1904 – December 19, 1977) was a French film director known for the classic film noir Out of the Past and a series of low-budget horror films he made for RKO Studios, including Cat People, I Walked with a Zombie, and The Leopard Man.

Universal Pictures

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American film production and distribution company owned by Comcast through the NBCUniversal Film and Entertainment division of NBCUniversal.

American film production and distribution company owned by Comcast through the NBCUniversal Film and Entertainment division of NBCUniversal.

Poster for Ivanhoe (1913)
Universal advertisement touting the benefit of the studio's short films to theater operators
Bela Lugosi in Dracula (1931)
Boris Karloff in Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich in Destry Rides Again (1939)
Ceremonial gate to Universal Studios Hollywood (the theme park attached to the studio lot)
Logo used from 1997 to 2012, still used on some properties, such as Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Universal Music Group
Gate 2, Universal Studios (as it appears when closed on weekends)
Gate 3 with signs for KNBC and KVEA

Laemmle, Jr. created a niche for the studio, beginning a series of horror films which extended into the 1940s, affectionately dubbed Universal Horror.

List of natural horror films

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Natural horror is a subgenre of horror films that features natural forces, typically in the form of animals or plants, that pose a threat to human characters.