Bombay 60: Horror films you should never watch alone

Many horror films are meant to scare children but fail to frighten adults. That is why Bombay 60 strived to create a list of the scariest horror films you should never watch alone. Take a look at them below and see why they are hailed as the best by checking out their awards and nominations.

Host

Post-pandemic horror arrived in the shape of Zoom call in the movie Host. Here, a group of friends get together online only to be trapped with a supernatural force during a seance. The film is presented as a computer screen film. Take a look at some of the awards and nominations Host  has received by checking out the table below:

AwardCategoryResult
British Independent Film AwardsBreakthrough ProducerNominated
British Independent Film AwardsBest EditingNominated
British Independent Film AwardsBest SoundNominated
Hollywood Critics AssociationBest Horror FilmNominated
Rondo Hatton Classic Horror AwardsBest Independent FilmNominated

Saw

Saw started the so-called torture genre with its disturbing sequels full of gruesome and gore scenes. The film revolves around the puzzles of the Jigsaw Killer who tests his victims by putting them into deadly games. The victims need to inflict great pain to themselves or to others to survive. Check out the awards and nominations of this film by taking a look at the table below:

AwardCategoryResult
Brussels International Fantastic Film FestivalPegasus Audience AwardWon
FantasportoInternational Fantasy Film AwardWion
Golden Trailer AwardsBest HorrorWon
MTV Movie AwardsBest Frightened PerformanceNominated
San Sebastian International Film FestivalBest Feature FilmWon
Satellite AwardsOutstanding DVD ExtrasWon
Saturn AwardBest Horror FilmNominated
Saturn AwardBest DVD Special Edition ReleaseWon
Teen Choice AwardChoice Movie Scream SceneWon

Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity introduces the viewers into the lives of Katie and Micah who have been experiencing some odd events in their home in Los Angeles. Micah sets up a camera at the edge of their bed to keep track of what is going on throughout the evening while they sleep. Take a look at some of the awards and nominations Paranormal Activity has achieved below:

AwardCategoryResult
Fangoria Chainsaw AwardsBest Wide Release FilmNominee
Film Independent Spirit AwardsBest First FeatureNominee
Rondo Harron Classic Horror AwardsBest FilmNominee
Teen Choice AwardChoice MovieNominee
Empire Awards Best HorrorNominee
San Sebastian International Film FestivalBest Feature FilmWon
Brussels International Fantastic Film FestivalPegasus Audience AwardWon
British Independent Film AwardsBest EditingNominated
Hollywood Critics AssociationBest Horror FilmNominated

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