10 Horror Movies That Will Make You Think

Posted on July 18, 2023

by Morgan B

I’ll admit it, I’m a little pretentious when it comes to horror movies. I like to discuss and dissect the disgusting and disturbed. I’m an absolute sucker for heavy symbols, interesting music, and a hint of ambiguity. Some movies on this list will make you feel more confused and creeped out than scared, but I think there’s some value in that. So, without further ado, here’s a list of my favorite horror movies that offer some interesting themes under all the blood and guts.

The Lighthouse

Directed by Robert Eggers

DVD   |   Kanopy

What’s worse, total isolation or total isolation with one person you can’t trust?

The Endless

Directed by Justin Benson

DVD   |   hoopla   |   Kanopy

Again and again and again and again and again and again.


Directed by Alex Garland


Can you embrace change?


Directed by Alex Garland


I promise it’s not just #notallmen. Look deeper and there’s more to see.


Directed by Ari Aster

DVD Kanopy

What does family legacy mean to you?


Directed by Ari Aster

DVD  |  Kanopy

Grief and celebration is a powerful combination. (If you watch both Hereditary and Midsommar, stop by the Point Place branch and let us know which you liked better. We have a running tally going.)

Get Out

Directed by Jordan Peele


When the inside doesn’t match the outside….


Directed by Jordan Peele


Us vs them. Who is the other?


Directed by Jordan Peele


How do you like to be seen?

The Outwaters

Directed by Robbie Banfitch


The pinnacle of “Wait for it…wait for it…”

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