There are those horror movies that are so good you feel compelled to watch them again and again over the years. Then, there are those horror movies that are so good—you never want to see them again! As opposed to any other genre, a horror film can disgust, offend, and terrorize its audience and still be considered a rousing success.
Case in point: The movies featured on the list below from Looper: The Hardest Horror Movies to Watch More Than Once! Give it a spin and let us know what you think in the Comments section! Can you think of other horror films that are amazing, yet nearly impossible to watch more than once? Give them a shout-out!
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If you can’t stream, the 6 hardest horror movies to watch more than once are listed below the video, along with trailers and synopses. Enjoy!
Official Synopsis: Horror movies might be filled with frights, but they’re usually pretty fun to watch, too. Every now and again, however, there comes along a scary movie that’s so disturbing it’s hard to justify ever sitting through it again. From extreme gore to the true emotional torment of audiences, these are the movies you’ll want to opt out of re-visiting after the first run…
Official Synopsis: Found footage reveals the events surrounding an investigative team’s visit to a remote commune, led by a dangerous fanatic who maintains an iron grip on his followers.
Official Synopsis: A young woman’s quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Official Synopsis: An idyllic lakeside vacation home is terrorized by Paul (Arno Frisch) and Peter (Frank Giering), a pair of deeply disturbed young men. When the fearful Anna (Susanne Lothar) is home alone, the two men drop by for a visit that quickly turns violent and terrifying. Husband Georg (Ulrich Mühe) comes to her rescue, but Paul and Peter take the family hostage and subject them to nightmarish abuse and humiliation. From time to time, Paul talks to the film’s audience, making it complicit in the horror.
Official Synopsis: While attending a dinner party at his former house, a man (Logan Marshall-Green) starts to believe that his ex-wife (Tammy Blanchard) and her new husband (Michiel Huisman) have sinister plans for the guests.
Official Synopsis: Alice drowns while swimming and her family begins experiencing inexplicable events in their home. The family hires a parapsychologist whose investigation unveils Alice’s secret double life and leads them all to Lake Mungo.
Official Synopsis: This disturbing Japanese thriller follows Aoyama (Ryo Ishibashi), a widower who decides to start dating again. Aided by a film-producer friend (Jun Kunimura), Aoyama uses auditions for a fake production to function as a dating service. When Aoyama becomes intrigued by the withdrawn, gorgeous Asami (Eihi Shiina), they begin a relationship. However, he begins to realize that Asami isn’t as reserved as she appears to be, leading to gradually increased tension and a harrowing climax.
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