Vampire movies are an odd genre. They are categorised as horror, but often, I have to admit, I don't find them frightening, very entertaining, but not frightening. With October on the horizon and the inevitable Halloween celebrations, I began to wonder if there are any really scary vampire movies.
Many of us like a good scare every now and then, don't we?
Of course different things scare different people. :) For me, ghost stories scare the willies out of me, but monster movies, not so much.
I think the best I can do is the ones with the scariest, most dangerous vampires.
The vampires are very vicious and there is lots of blood and fighting.
Some of the peasant vampires are also rather freaky.
Definitely an action packed film for those who like their vampire films on the exciting side.
There is nothing soft and gentle about this beast of the night. In one part of the movie she literally does become a beast and there is a whole bloody massacre.
This is a late 80s movie, so all the effects are done with fake blood and makeup, which is so much scarier than all this CGI.
Someone kindly put the massacre scene on Youtube - not for the faint of heart.
Now none of us can deny that these vampires are freaky and a little bit scary. The Titty Twister is a gateway to hell for those who enter it.
The fact that the vampires seem to love the carnage as much as the blood is one thing that makes them so monstrous. The fact that their victims change so quickly as well. One bite and people change sides in minutes. No lying around in a coffin waiting for the next night for these vamps.
As the name of the movie may suggest, these vamps steal lifeforce. They leave their victims as husks who come back to life and immediately steal the lifeforce from others, turning them back into an imitation of human beings.
Unfortunately they need to feed repeatedly, turning back into living husks if they do not.
This is a vampire come zombie movie and zombies are always freaky.
So please, tell me which vampire movies you think are the scariest.
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Dead Before Dawn: The Vampire Curse
Will Max survive dawn or will the vampire infection take over?