Horror Movie History – Homage to Horror in theaters

From time to time, we see so many horror movies coming and going. Phantasmagoric houses, serial killed, brushcutters, maniacs, other mental, satanic and many were featured in the film. Many subgenres, lots of remakes, lots of variations, twist and everything that can be easy to find through the ages. Yes it is true. But have we ever thought of where it comes from?
Or how to change the genre of horror movies from time to time?

For you who share the same passion for horror movies, and want to know the way they have traveled horror movies, let me be the honor to be your guide. Buckle up your seat, we’re going.

Where it all began

The year was 1922, the place: German. I can say that it was the birth of horror movies. W Murnau began terror and fear by Nosferatu, nosferatuthe
History of vampire blood sucker. It was not the first vampire film, as in 1896 Georges Melies has The Devil’s Castle, but Nosferatu is the first film we saw vampire destroyed by sunlight. This makeup boasted remarkable bestial that has not been reproduced, even with modern
technology. After that, dozens of vampire movies followed. In 1931, Universal Studio launched two legendary horror films, Dracula with Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff Frankenstein. Both the film has become a classic and very successful. Boris Karloff itself has become a legendary name in the history of horror movies. Momie (1932) a silent image icon horror Boris Karloff in the lead role, remains a classic, memorable makeup and atmosphere. In 1935, the sequel to Frankenstein,
The Bride of Frankenstein was made. It is no longer silent.


Over the 40 in the world is at war, and changed the genre. The horror was almost forgotten that patriotic movies and war took place. He slowly lifted again around 50, where the comedy and music films lined. Was good that took place at that time, the wax house is one of the examples. 1960 was the time for Hitchcock to make a memorable movie: Psycho. Too bad, this is the only horror film Hitchcock, cuz so he did a lot of good things thriller suspension like the rear window, Vertigo, North by Northwest, Dial M for Murder a bit changed other times sex. And remember, Western movies in the late 60’s spaghetti also had their moment.


It is the most year of creating horror movies. Unlike before, horror movies have been a great exploration, where so many variations of history and evil have occurred. Note that there was a lot of controversy and protest happened here. The Exorcist (1973) Scenes that has never been imagined before, like green vomit in his face turned into evil. This film was controversial when the Catholic Church protested that the demon expelled in the film was against the code of conduct. The luminous, based on Stephen King’s novel is one of the best in the 70’s. Later in this decade at 80 and 90, many films were made based on his scary novel, such as Carrie, Christine, Cujo, he, the eye of the cat, receiver of dream, are an example. Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), it was a low-budget film that achieved an excellent result. This introduction “slasher” in the world that later followed by Halloween (say hello to Michael Myers), Friday 13, Scream the 80s and 90s and so on. Omen is a film that can still give bonechillin
You even nightmare with today’s technology to make the film. Simply unforgettable. Amityville Horror, based on the true story was the first film that took place at the actual location. The report said many strange and terrible things were experienced by the actors and the team on the spot.