Year in and year out, horror fans are presented with dozens of productions focused on this very specific genre. Most cinephiles have no distinction and watch everything. But horror isn’t necessarily a genre that appeals to everyone – you have to have a taste for it. On the other hand, turning and moving a horror film manages to transcend the genre and even conquer a portion of the public that is not necessarily enthusiastic about it. In 2022, as usual, we received a veritable flood of films of the type, covering the most varied subgenres that encompass horror. In just the last few months, the releases have increased exponentially and the thing will not stop there with the promise of popular debuts like Halloween Ends, Do not worry, dear e O Menu – just to name a few that arrive in 2022.
Within this context, as the selection is very wide, we decided to facilitate and organize things for you who are a horror fan and don’t really know what to watch. Through an extensive research based on the opinion of critics and the general public, we have listed the 10 Best and also the 10 Worst horror movies of 2022 (so far – it is important to emphasize this well, because a lot still promises to come) for the fans write down on the agenda and get straight to the point already knowing what to watch and what to avoid. We now continue with the high point of the double story, with the movies you need to run to watch before you end up falling into some spoiler. Check it out below.
We start the list with a small horror movie with an independent cinema air, and that uses extreme creativity when creating its plot. We’re sure we’ll still hear a lot about the female duo. Lauryn Kahn (screenwriter) and Mimi Cave (director). Initially built as a romantic comedy, the feature features the protagonist played by the graceful Daisy Edgar-Jones and shows how hard it is to find someone nice these days. She finally meets the doctor lived by Sebastian Stan. What we can say from here is: the less you know about this disturbing movie, the better. A success at this year’s Sundance festival, the film is currently in the Star+ collection.
the young woman Maika Monroe marked her name in the pantheon of horror films as one of the best final girls of the past decade, thanks to the success of current of evil (It Follows), creative analogy for STDs in horror form. This year Monroe landed in another film of the genre that fell in the taste of the public and especially the critics. Like this It Follows, this is a more independent and non-commercial style of production. The plot shows a woman starting to suspect that her neighbor in the front building is watching her, after moving to a foreign country.
Speaking of commercial horror films, here we have a production by Universal in partnership with Blumhouse. And not only that, but it’s about the new film by Scott Derrickson (The entity), with a history of Joe Hillthe son of Stephen King. With so much pomp, there was no way it could go wrong. in the plot, Ethan Hawke lives a child abductor psychopath. His latest victim, a young boy, will have the help of the spirits of the maniac’s past victims to escape captivity, who communicate with him via a deactivated telephone at the scene.
In Jordan Peele we trust! After the Oscar nominee Run! (2017) e We (2019), the filmmaker makes it to the list with his third feature film, which not by chance was one of the most anticipated films of 2022. And it did not disappoint. Well, at least that’s what most say, thus guaranteeing a place as the seventh best of the year. Critics in particular embraced Peele’s proposal more, which continues to give prominence to a black cast, and here it addresses important historical facts, such as the presence of black professionals in the early days of the Hollywood film industry. All, of course, without forgetting the usual pop outfit, here focusing on a very different alien invasion.
One of the most recent copies of the list, this production of the A24 has not yet opened in Brazilian theaters (the film arrives on October 6th brought by Sony), but it has been making noise in the USA. The public may have been divided, but most critics bought the idea of this horror with a slasher air, which serves as social criticism, making fun of the current “milk with pear” generation – that is, the famous mimimi generation – of rich young people. and pampered. At a party during a hurricane (which already shows the empathy of this gang), the group decides to start a prank that goes terribly wrong and makes them fight for their lives.
This Finnish production was one of the great promises of horror 2022, especially for the most hardcore specialists of the genre, who do not stick to Hollywood cinema. On the contrary, there are those who say that true horror is produced outside the circuit of the big studios. We cannot disagree much. Here, in this trendy body horror, a young girl discovers a strange and curious egg. She decides to shock him. At the same time, the process begins to affect her, especially in her family relationship and with the strict matriarch.
taken as The Witch (2015) 2022, this terror brings the Swedish Noomi Rapace as a protagonist. Spoken entirely in the Macedonian language, the narrative takes place in an isolated country village in the 19th century, where a young woman is kidnapped and then turned into a witch by supernatural and ancient entities. The film also made its debut at this year’s popular Sundance festival.
The two items above may even be darker films and little talked about by most fans – but no less interesting, and yes, you should look for them. But in third position we have one of the most talked about horror films of the beginning of 2022. And it was so successful that it has already taken a prequel off the ground – to be released later this year. In the plot of this surprising horror, a film crew starts shooting a porn movie on a farm during the 1970s. Boogie Nightsif the film PTA invested in horror. That’s when things start to quickly and violently go off the rails, for a totally WTF reveal.
The fifth Panic (Scream) accomplished a feat that not even the late Wes Craven had achieved in his last foray into a film in the franchise with panic 4: start a new trilogy. panic 4 it was planned as a reboot, but its box office did not live up to expectations. Eleven years later and without Craven, the directors of Bloody Wedding (2019) were successful in introducing a new cast that inherited the franchise and introduced it to a whole new generation. So much so that the duo has already been confirmed in the immediate sequel, panic 6.
Newly released in American cinemas, Barbarian has been drawing praise from experts left and right, even managing to dethrone X – The Mark of Death e Panic, two of the most popular films of the genre in 2022. In fact, there is no lack of praise for this production, which has a brilliant marketing campaign, showing the public watching the film in the cinema with night vision cameras, and being completely astounded by the countless twists that the story brings. In fact, this is one of the most lauded points of this plot about a young woman who arrives at an Airbnb rented house and discovers that there is already a tenant there. We want for yesterday.
Okay, here we cheat a little. The latest in the franchise The predator It’s already one of the biggest hits of 2022, and it hasn’t even hit theaters, being released directly on streaming Star+. Many might argue that it’s not exactly a horror movie, although the 1987 original is described as part of that genre. If we think about it this way, The hunt it is the film in the franchise that most resembles the original and therefore retains its elements of horror and suspense.