Friday, April 15, 2011

Horror movies of 2010

Top Horror movies of 2010

Horror themes are one of the most popular genres in movie making as it is likely to make the audience grip their seats with anticipating and suspense. There are many horror movies released each year but not all of them are of good quality. Actually there are bound to be more bad tasting horror movies than good ones because the horror movie genre is so difficult to get right. However, if done properly horror movies can be extremely successful and entertaining.

Although there have been a few classics like Saw, I Know What You Did Last Summer and Scream, the past decade have not been kind to the horror movie genre. Most of the movies have been substandard at the very best and does not compare with the classics of old. In 2010, the genre did not produce many memorable movies but here is a list of the better ones.

The Crazies

This is by far one of the top horror movies of 2010. A remake of the 1973 movie of the same name, it is both horror and science fiction movie. The plot revolves around the people of Odgen Marsh in Iowa show has been infected by a virus. The virus will turn people into zombies within 48 hours ultimately destroying most of the people in the town.

The Last Exorcism

This amazing movie is about a Reverend who is thinking about quitting the exorcism game. He allows himself one last exorcism to be captured on film. Unfortunately this last exercise turns out to be his most difficult one.

Piranha 3D

Another remake of an old movie, Piranha 3D updates the tale of the carnivorous creatures who are released into a river after an earthquake. The fishes end up in a town famous as a spring break destination and wreak havoc among the tourist.

Saw 3D

This horror genre classic is given the 3D treatment and focuses on a man claiming to have survived the Jigsaw. He writes a memoir regarding his experiences but is embroiled in a true Jigsaw came where he has to save his own wife. Besides being in 3D, the plot and beautifully shot scenes make it one of the top horror movies in 2010.

Let Me In

This is a Swedish movie about a 12 year old boy and his vampire girlfriend. The vampire finally falls in love with the boy but cannot resist the temptation of real human blood. Even though she has been warned of the consequences, the girl tempts fate by getting closer to the boy and harming every one they come in contact with.


This movie is about the alternate reality were vampires ruled the world and human are being hunted or farmed for their blood. As the number of human diminishes the blood thirsty vampires turn on themselves to devastating effect. The only release for the human is finding a cure of to vampirism. Ethan Hawke stars as the hero in the movie.

There are many movies of the horror genre which came out in 2010 but many did not make it to the cinemas as they were found not worthy of the screen time. Many of these went straight to DVD so you might want search through the racks for one that you might have missed.

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