There's nothing quite like a horror movie to make you feel alive. Getting your heart racing, raising your blood pressure, and having you covering your eyes to avoid looking at the screen, a skillfully made horror can be a full-body experience. And, once you catch the horror bug, it can almost become an addiction. Horror fans are constantly seeking their next hit - and the more terrifying, the better.
Netflix's latest horror-themed release is one movie that been proving extremely popular with horror fans. Based on the novel by Stephen King and his son Joe Hill, In The Tall Grass has opened to a huge reception on the streaming platform.
Keep scrolling to get all the details on the new release, as well as the strong reactions from viewers.
But first, let's look at the top 10 scariest films on Netflix right now.
via: IMDBThis 2017 supernatural horror is based on the 2011 novel of the same name by Adam Nevill.
It follows the story of five college friends on a hiking vacation reunion.
via: IMDBThe group reunite after a tragedy and are hoping to repair their friendship through an adventurous trip to the Swedish wilderness.
But things don't go as planned.
via: IMDBAs you probably guessed, the relaxing and restorative trip was not to be, and, after taking a wrong turn in the woods, things start to take a terrifying turn.
via: IMDBThis 2017 horror film is the eighth part of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise, acting as a prequel (and something of an origin story) to the 1974 classic.
It follows the story of a teenage Leatherface.
via: IMDBThe deeply disturbed, maniacal, and homicidal teen escapes from the mental institution that was holding him - and he's not alone.
He teams up with three other patients to go on a murderous rampage.
via: IMDBThe group are vengeful and are seeking to satisfy their appetite for violence. They kidnap a young nurse and take her on the trip of nightmares while being pursued by a haunted lawman.
via: IMDBThis 2018 movie took the internet by storm at the end of last year, even spawning a viral (and idiotic) Bird Box challenge.
It stars Sandra Bullock in a performance that received much acclaim.
via: IMDBSet in a dystopian universe wherein the majority of society has been wiped out by suicide, it plays into some of our darkest thoughts and fears.
A mother tries to save her two children by taking them on a terrifying journey.
via: IMDBAnd, to make matters worse, what keeps them safe is a set of blindfolds, making every feeling of fear all the more heightened.
The Cabin In The Woods
via: IMDBThis 2012 movie cleverly blends the genres of horror and comedy.
It tells the story of a group of friends visiting a cabin.
via: IMDBBut while they're there, their relaxing getaway goes horribly wrong, and they start to learn the secrets of this spooky location.
It's truly a horror fan's dream.
via: imdbThe movie uses some classic horror tropes to genius effect, producing a film in which there's truly something for every fear.
via: IMDBThis 2014 supernatural horror is directed by Eli Roth, who has brought us many horror classics in the past.
It starts with a pretty tame premise.
via: IMDBA devoted father chooses to dress up as a clown to surprise his children - but soon realizes that nothing is as it seems.
The clown suit is cursed.
via: IMDBAnd, as the father realizes that nobody in his family can recognize him, the movie becomes horrifyingly dark.
via: IMDBThis 2017 Jordan Peele-directed movie is part horror, part social commentary.
It stars Daniel Kaluuya, who goes to visit his white girlfriend's parents.
via: IMDBBut while on the trip, Kaluuya discovers that things aren't quite right - and her parents seem to have a particularly odd relationship with race.
He then discovers a truly disturbing secret.
via: IMDBAnd while there are all the conventional tropes of horror present, this movie actually goes a little deeper and makes us question what we should really be afraid of.
via: IMDBThis 2018 movie stars Allison Williams and Logan Browning as two professional cellists.
The pair quickly form a bond.
via: IMDBBut while taking a trip through rural China, things start to go badly wrong when Browning becomes violently (and horrifyingly) ill.
It's soon revealed that nothing is as it seems.
via: IMDBAnd this gross-out sequence precludes something even more horrific, as the dark side of the pair's pasts are revealed.
via: IMDBThis 2015 psychological thriller messes with the viewer's mind, making us question what is actually socially normal behavior.
It tells the story of a dinner party - with a dark side.
via: IMDBA man returns to his old home following the breakdown of his marriage and attends one of the most uncomfortable social interactions of all time.
The ex-couple unearth some tragic memories.
via: IMDBAnd the ex-husband begins to suspect some level of malevolence surrounding the new couple. Soon, things descend into absolute (and supremely frightening) chaos.
The Conjuring 2
via: IMDBThe 2016 follow-up to The Conjuring is even more scary than the first.
The supernatural horror tells the tale of a haunted house.
via: IMDBPatrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga reprise their roles as paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren.
The pair are called out to help with a possessed child.
via: IMDBAnd to make it all the more scary? The movie is based on a true story. Good luck getting to sleep after this one.
via: IMDBThis 2016 horror takes on the classic serial killer plot, but with a twist - the protagonist is completely deaf, making her feel all the more vulnerable.
She's in a remote cabin in the woods when she realizes that she's being watched.
via: IMDBThe masked killer doesn't just want her dead, though - he wants her terrified.
And to make matters even worse?
via: IMDBThe woman can't even scream for help, as she's mute - and she's surrounded by total wilderness, anyway.
But one of Netflix's most tantalizing horror releases just dropped...
via: imdbIn The Tall Grass, based on the novel by Stephen King and his son, Joe Hill, is a scary new horror spectacle.
It tells the story of brother and sister Cal and Becky, who hear a young boy shouting for help after becoming lost in a field of tall grass.
via: YouTubeSo, they venture into the seemingly harmless field in an attempt to rescue him.
Things quickly take a sinister turn...
via: YouTubeThe pair end up lost themselves and quickly realize that they are far from alone in the field - with something evil lurking within the grass.
Throughout the movie, the siblings come across other lost individuals in the creepy field...
via: imdbCut off from the normal world, the lost people are in the grips of the field as they try to find their way home.
It's a seemingly simple storyline...
via: YouTubeWith a strange Stephen King twist, and it seems to have gotten good reviews, on the whole.
After viewing, many were left shell-shocked from the spectacle.
via: Netflix"Ok but the movie, In The Tall Grass on Netflix... MIND F**KED ME... I'm laying in bed rn [right now] just thinking about what tf happened," wrote one viewer.
Many absolutely loved it.Although, as far as this user was concerned, the storyline was rather twisted.
Others described the movie as "disorientating."
IN THE TALL GRASS is good, but dang if this ain't for the normies. Folks expecting a low engagement, popcorn horror… https://t.co/wfqRq1RbUK— Drew Dietsch (@Drew Dietsch)1570196788.0
Some were left simply confused.
In the tall grass on Netflix rly fucked me up like idk wtf happened i don’t understand how why when what u mean wha… https://t.co/PRpZMW4WAd— PS SHEIN 🥸🛍 (@PS SHEIN 🥸🛍)1570274691.0