20 of the bloodiest horror films of recent years

Choose any movie from this selection and get ready for a real massacre, where a sea of ​​blood will flood your screen, the anatomy of the human body will appear in all its glory, and the screams of heroes will frighten the neighbors. Here is a list of the bloodiest horror films that embodied the fantasies of maniacs and directors who are not inferior to them in this. See for yourself by looking at the enchanting massacre they staged in front of the camera to tickle the nerves of the audience.

Evil (2021)

The novelty of the movie from the creator of the legendary horror “Saw” can really scare with a creepy mystical atmosphere and bloody scenes. The plot revolves around a pregnant Madison. More recently, something otherworldly invaded her house and brutally dealt with her husband, and then took up the woman. Miraculously, she managed to survive, but she lost her child. Now the unfortunate woman is tormented by nightmares, and ominous sounds are heard in the house every night. Soon, falling into a trance, Madi will begin to see how the creature kills people in different parts of the city and, as it turns out, these are not just visions.

What do you think, is it worth filming a sequel, and what should be in it?

Original title:  
Malignant

Genre:
Horror, detectives

Actors:  
Annabelle Wallis, Maddie Hasson, George Young…

Country:  
USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 6.2, IMDb – 6.3

Age restrictions:  
18+


Hell Hell (2020)

This gore-filled horror film is a must-see for viewers who love black comedies with dismemberment. Ex-serviceman Rex finds himself in a bank that has been taken over by robbers . He manages to get hold of the weapon and lay down the raiders, but an innocent person dies in the shootout. After serving 8 years in prison , the guy is released and finds out that he has become a celebrity. His face flaunts on the covers of magazines, and people are divided into two camps. Someone considers him a hero, and someone – a psycho. To avoid annoying attention, Rex leaves for Finland, where he is waiting for a meeting with a family of psychopaths.

Original title:
Bloody Hell

Genre:
Horror, comedy

Actors:
Ben O’Toole, Meg Fraser, Caroline Craig …

Country:
USA, Australia

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.7, IMDb – 6.6

Age restrictions:
18+


Funeral Tales (2019)

A young woman named Sam takes a job at a funeral home. She asks the undertaker to tell her the creepiest stories from his practice. The man begins the story of several dark, mystical and bloody incidents associated with the dead that took place in the 50s, 60s and 70s. However, none of them can truly scare Sam, then she tells her own story.

Original title:
The Mortuary Collection

Genre:
Horror, fantasy, comedy

Actors:
Clancy Brown, Caitlin Caster, Christine Kilmer …

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.3, IMDb – 6.4

Age restrictions:
16+


Mandy (2017)

The next one in our selection of the bloodiest horror films of recent years is an acid horror not for the faint of heart about retribution with a chainsaw at the ready. In a distant deep forest lived a woodcutter Red with his wife Mandy. One day, religious fanatics spotted the girl and decided to make her their sister. To do this, they kidnap the unfortunate woman, drug her and incline her to intimacy with the proclaimed prophet. Mandy resists this ending and ends up at the stake. A heartbroken lumberjack, armed with a chainsaw, goes to avenge his beloved.

Original title:
Mandy

Genre:
Horror, Action, Fantasy

Actors:
Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roach …

Country:
UK, Belgium, France, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.3, IMDb – 6.6

Age Limits :
18+


31: Feast of Death (2016)

Five people – employees of a traveling circus – are kidnapped on the eve of Halloween . Now they are members of a sadistic game codenamed “31”. The goal of the game is to survive exactly 12 hours and survive among a motley variety of psychopaths: sinister clowns , bloodthirsty Nazi dwarfs and other colorful characters. Previously, no one managed to reach the final, but the circus performers are determined and ready to fight back.

Original title:  
31

Genre:  
Horror, Thriller

Actors:  
Sheri Moon Zombie, Jeffrey Daniel Phillips, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs…

Country:  
UK, USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 5.1, IMDb – 5.1

Age Limits
18+


I am not a serial killer (2016)

Our top horror film will continue, where a lot of blood will be shed, the film adaptation of the mystical novel by Dan Wells. In the center of the plot, 15-year-old John is a sociopath, an outcast and a loser with a craving for violence. He visits a psychologist and studies the crimes of serial killers because he is afraid of becoming the same. In his free time, the guy helps his mother prepare the bodies for burial at the funeral home. Once their small provincial town is shaken by a series of brutal murders, and now John has the opportunity to understand how close he is to the mindset of a maniac.

Original title:
I Am Not a Serial Killer

Genre:
Horror, thriller, drama

Actors:
Max Records, Christopher Lloyd, Laura Fraser…

Country:
Ireland, UK, USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.2, IMDb – 6.3


Nobody Survived (2012)

A couple of young people are traveling in a van. At a road cafe, they encounter a gang of ruthless fugitives and are taken hostage by them . However, the thugs do not yet know what the man is hiding in the van and what a terrible end awaits them. After all, this time they captured not an ordinary office worker, but a real predator, and an angry maniac has already opened the hunt for them.

Original title:  
No One Lives

Genre:
Thriller, horror

Actors:  
Luke Evans, Adelaide Clemens, Lee Tergesen …

Country:  
USA, UK

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 6.1, IMDb – 6.0

Age restrictions:  
18+


I spit on your graves (2010)

A shocking and violent horror film with blood and meat, called obscene by film critics in the United States. A young writer comes to a secluded house in the province to write a book. The heroine spends several days calmly, but one night four local scumbags break into her. Having mocked and raped the girl enough, they leave her to die. However, Jennifer survived and decided to stay in the countryside for another couple of days in order to properly take revenge on the villains, shedding their blood and cutting off some limbs.

Original title:  
I Spit on Your Grave

Genre:
Horror, thriller

Actors:  
Sarah Butler, Jeff Branson, Andrew Howard…

Country:  
USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 6.3, IMDb – 6.3

Age restrictions:  
18+


Piranha 3D (2010)

In a resort town, gnawed human remains are found in a lake. It turns out that the earthquake released hundreds of thousands of bloodthirsty piranhas from underwater caves , just at the height of the season. At the same time, young people are preparing to celebrate the annual holiday of the beginning of summer on the shore of the lake. The local sheriff and her deputy must do everything to prevent the holiday party from turning into a bloody horror.

Original title:  
Piranha 3DD

Genre:
Horror, fantasy, melodrama

Actors:  
Daniel Panabaker, Matt Bush, David Koechner…

Country:  
USA, Japan

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 3.3, IMDb – 3.7

Age restrictions:  
18+


Last House on the Left (2009)

Parents and daughter go to a country house for the weekend. Mary goes to visit her friend in a nearby town, where, by a fatal accident, the girls run into an escaped criminal and his accomplices. The criminals decide to deal with their friends , but one raped girl manages to escape. And then the villains find themselves in the house of her unsuspecting parents and ask for an overnight stay. When the truth emerges and the heroes of the film find out who was sheltered under the roof, horror will begin for the guests with torture and blood – retribution for the violence committed.

Original title:  
The Last House on the Left

Genre:
Horror, thriller

Actors:  
Tony Goldwyn, Monica Potter, Sarah Paxton

Country:  
USA, UK

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 6.9, IMDb – 6.5

Age restrictions:  
18+


Friday the 13th (2009)

Clay searches for his missing sister near the abandoned Camp Crystal Lake, which has gained notoriety due to tragic accidents. Here, a group of guys arranges a party with alcohol and drugs away from the noisy city and the supervision of their parents. Contrary to the warnings of local law enforcement officers, Clay methodically explores the surroundings, not knowing that a huge two-meter maniac in a hockey mask and with a machete at the ready is operating here.

Original title:  
Friday the 13th

Genre:
Horror, thriller, detective

Actors:  
Jared Padalecki, Danielle Panabaker, Amanda Righetti…

Country:  
USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 5.9, IMDb – 5.5

Age restrictions:  
16+


Revenge on the Unborn (2007)

The horror film, where there is enough massacre and blood to be frightened, introduces us to the pregnant Sarah. A car accident takes her husband’s life, but the heroine herself and her unborn child manage to survive. A month later, severe physical wounds healed, but the woman cannot overcome the psychological trauma, suffering from depression and anxiety. On Christmas Eve , before the birth of a child, a stranger appears on the threshold of Sarah’s house, asking for help. From that moment on, the life of a woman turns into a terrible nightmare, full of blood and pain.

Original title:
À l’intérieur

Genre:
Horror

Actors:
Beatrice Dahl, Alison Paradis, Nathalie Roussel …

Country:
France

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.8, IMDb – 6.7

Age restrictions:
18+


Hills Have Eyes (2006)

The bloody horror film is set in the desert that the Carters traverse in their motorhome on their way to California. It is here that the family has to stop due to a car breakdown. In the territory of this hilly area, once upon a time there was a small town where the government conducted nuclear tests. The locals who refused to leave mutated. During the years of hermitage, they turned into savages and cannibals. The main characters will have to face these monsters.

Original title:  
The Hills Have Eyes

Genre:
Horror, thriller

Actors:  
Maxim Giffard, Michael Bailey Smith, Tom Bower…

Country:  
USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 6.6, IMDb – 6.4

Age restrictions:  
18+


Hostel (trilogy 2005, 2007, 2011)

Three friends travel across Europe to have fun and find partners for sex without commitment. From a fellow traveler, they learn that Bratislava is just the city where the girls are just crazy about Americans and other foreigners. Our heroes go straight there. However, the local hostel is nothing more than a hunting ground. Naive tourists are lured to an unusual form of entertainment, where they become victims of cruel amusements. What happens next with the tourists will be shown in detail by a meaty horror film – a slasher with massacre, blood and various tortures, from which the hair on the head moves.

Original title:  
Hostel

Genre:
Horror, thriller, detective

Actors:  
Jay Hernandez, Derek Richardson, Heitor Gudjonsson

Country:  
USA, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Iceland

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 6.2, IMDb – 5.9

Age restrictions:  
18+


Feast (trilogy, 2005, 2008, 2009)

A group of people from different walks of life dine peacefully at a roadside bar in the middle of the desert. Suddenly, a breathless and excited man bursts into the tavern. The stranger is covered in blood, and in his hands he holds the head of some monster. He reports bad news: bloodthirsty creatures of unknown origin are already ready to attack the visitors of the establishment – and the bloody mess will soon begin.

Original title:
Feast

Genre:
Horror, Action, Thriller

Actors:
Duane Whitaker, Balthazar Getty, Choney Davis…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 5.8, IMDb – 6.3

Age Limits :
18+


Saw (film series, 2004 – 2017)

The first film of the cult franchise is one of the bloodiest and highest-grossing horror films with a high rating and a lot of positive feedback from viewers. The plot of the legendary horror: two unfamiliar men chained, a corpse with a bullet through the head, a voice recorder with tasks and tips scattered around the room. The game starts! Strangers have only seven hours to understand how they got here and what the maniac expects from them, otherwise they will die.

Original title:
Saw

Genre:
Horror, thriller, detective

Actors:
Leigh Whannell, Cary Elwes, Danny Glover…

Country:
USA

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 7.8, IMDb – 7.6

Age restrictions:
18+


Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)

A group of young people are on their way to their favorite band’s concert in Dallas. On the way, they nearly run over a girl. The stranger looks strange, speaks incoherent phrases about dead people and is clearly in the deepest shock. Deciding to help the unfortunate, the guys are going to take her to the hospital , but on the way she takes out a revolver and blows her brains out right in their car. Travelers decide to find the sheriff, not knowing that he is a relative of a maniac operating in these places, nicknamed Leatherface.

Original title:  
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Genre:
Horror, crime

Actors:  
Jessica Biel, Jonathan Tucker, Erica Leersen …

Country:  
USA

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 6.6, IMDb – 6.2

Age restrictions:  
18+


Wrong Turn (film series, 2003 – 2014)

The plot of the popular horror film with streams of blood takes place in the forests of West Virginia. A medical college student turns onto a country road to avoid a traffic jam on a highway. In the wilderness, he, not noticing the car of a group of teenagers, crashes into it. Both cars are no longer suitable for movement and the guys will have to make a hike through the forest to find at least some settlement and call for help. However, the heroes do not yet know that the hut they find belongs to local psychopaths who are ready to shred intruders without stopping.

Original title:  
Wrong Turn

Genre:
Horror, thriller

Actors:  
Desmond Harrington, Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui

Country:  
USA, Germany

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 6.7, IMDb – 6.1

Age restrictions:  
16+


Blood Harvest (2003)

In the center of the plot of a dynamic horror film with an unexpected denouement are two students – Maria and Alexia. The friends go to Alexia’s parental home, located in the middle of nowhere. The girls do not know that a maniac is driving around in his van in search of new victims. The killer will turn the first night spent here by her friends into a bloody harvest, and the monster will not manage with one corpse.

Original title:
Haute tension

Genre:
Horror

Actors:
Cecile De France, Meiwenn, Philippe Naon …

Country:
France, Italy, Romania

Rating:
Myreleasedate – 6.6, IMDb – 6.8

Age restrictions:
18+


Royal Rumble (2000)

In the near future, Japan is overtaken by a crisis. Teenagers get out of hand and stop obeying adults, even teachers. To change the situation, the government decides to organize survival games every year. A randomly selected group of schoolchildren is sent to a remote island, where they are given various weapons. Within three days, the contestants must kill each other, and the one who survives will be able to return home.

Original title:  
Batoru rowaiaru

Genre:  
Fantasy, thriller, drama

Actors:  
Tatsuya Fujiwara, Takeshi Kitano, Aki Maeda …

Country:  
Japan

Rating:  
Myreleasedate – 7.5, IMDb – 7.6

Age Limits
18+


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Jared Lambert/ author of the article

I’ve been writing about movies, TV shows and anime for over 3 years, and you may have seen my reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic.

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