It has been a crazy year – for movies and life in general. But that said, we’ve still been gifted a few killer horror movies. And today we just wanted to pass along the Top 10 Horror Movies of 2020 (So Far) According to Rotten Tomatoes.
Check them out below.
PLOT: After staging his own suicide, a crazed scientist uses his power to become invisible to stalk and terrorize his ex-girlfriend. When the police refuse to believe her story, she decides to take matters into her own hands and fight back. Horror movies don’t get much better than this.
CRITICS CONSENSUS: Smart, well-acted, and above all scary, The Invisible Man proves that sometimes, the classic source material for a fresh reboot can be hiding in plain sight.
PLOT: Tasya Vos, an elite, corporate assassin, takes control of other people’s bodies using brain-implant technology to execute high-profile targets.
CRITICS CONSENSUS: Further refining his provocative vision, writer-director Brandon Cronenberg uses Possessor’s potentially over-the-top premise as a delivery mechanism for stylishly disturbing thrills.
PLOT: A woman inherits a house in her ancestral village, but she’s unaware that members of the community have been trying to locate and kill her to remove the curse that has plagued them for years.
CRITICS CONSENSUS: Impetigore uses its folk horror setting as the brutally effective backdrop for a supernatural story that sinks its hooks into the viewer and refuses to let go.
PLOT: A young woman takes refuge in a strange house in the woods after escaping from a German colony in southern Chile.
CRITICS CONSENSUS: Surreal, unsettling, and finally haunting, The Wolf House is a stunning outpouring of creativity whose striking visuals queasily complement its disturbing story.
PLOT: Desperate for work, a drifter applies for a job at the local mortuary on the outskirts of town. There, she meets Montgomery Dark, an eccentric mortician with more than a few skeletons in his closet. Montgomery chronicles the strange history of the town through a series of twisted tales, each more terrifying than the last.
CRITICS CONSENSUS: The rare anthology that maintains a consistently high level of quality, The Mortuary Collection is a must-see undertaking for horror fans.
PLOT: In Guatemala, Alma is murdered with her children during a military attack. Thirty years later, the general who ordered the genocide is found not guilty, and Alma comes back to the world of the living to torment Gen. Enrique. Foreign horror movies can be some of the best.
CRITICS CONSENSUS: La Llorona puts a fresh spin on the familiar legend by blending the supernatural and the political to resolutely chilling effect
PLOT: A woman who has supernatural abilities must save a possessed girl. Though driving instructor Rose has a love-hate relationship with her abilities, she decides to help Martin and his daughter Sarah. Horror movies love a little levity.
CRITICS CONSENSUS: A horror/rom-com hybrid that somehow manages to blend its ingredients without losing their flavor, Extra Ordinary more than lives up to its title
PLOT: A punk band land their first tour, but the excitement quickly wears off when a man-eating demon joins them on the road. Who said horror movies can’t be funny?
CRITICS CONSENSUS: No consensus yet
PLOT: Six friends accidentally invite the attention of a demonic presence during an online séance and begin noticing strange occurrences in their homes. Dread’s own review dubbed it one of the scariest horror movies this decade.
CRITICS CONSENSUS: Lean, suspenseful, and scary, Host uses its timely premise to deliver a nastily effective treat for horror enthusiasts.
PLOT: A refugee couple makes a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, but then they struggle to adjust to their new life in an English town that has an evil lurking beneath the surface. Netflix sports good horror movies once in a while.
CRITICS CONSENSUS: Featuring genuine scares through every corridor, His House is a terrifying look at the specters of the refugee experience and a stunning feature debut for Remi Weekes.
What do you think of the list? Do you agree?