In this article, we will give you horror movie recommendations in which the story use a group of friend as the center character. This formula is quite popular not only in an action movies but also in horror or thriller movie.
Usually, this movie starts with a group of friends or people in the same place with the same purpose. Such as a group of teenagers camping in a forest or in a remote island. In the beginning, their vacation seems to be very fun and happy, but behind that, death is lurking.
Group of friend themed-horror movies commonly use young actors and actresses, they show some sexy and seductive scenes in the beginning and give an ultimate horror scene for the rest of the movie.
This kind of horror movie can be used as an alternative to the horror genre. If you get bored with supernatural horror, you can watch these kinds of horror movies as a refreshment.
No need to linger, you can read the scary movie recommendations below;
The Cabin in the Wood (2011)
The Cabin in the Wood tells about a group of college student who want to spend their holiday in a wooden cabin deep in the forest. The wooden cabin is their friend’s niece. Without their knowledge, the wooden cabin is located near a secret underground laboratory.
The cult that runs the lab claimed that they want to save the world. At a certain time, they should sacrifice people to the giant who will destroy the world if the offering is not given. The group of college students becomes the target of the sacrifice.
This movie is directed by Drew Goddard in his directional debut. The story was written by Drew in a collaboration with Joss Whedon. The originality of the premise and how the movie adaptation of a popular monster character made this movie an old cult with fanatic fans.
The Cabin in the Wood starring, Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Jesse Williams, Richard Jenkins, and many more.
Cabin Fever (2002)
The second scary movie’s recommendation is entitled Cabin Fever. This movie suits you, who likes to watch a movie about a group of people going on vacation in the woods. The initial intention is to have a good, fun, and exciting camping, but it turns out to be a deadly vacation.
Cabin Fever is directed by Eli Roth. The story was also written by Eli and Randy Pearlstein. This movie starred Rider Strong, Jordan Ladd, James DeBello, Cerina Vincent, Joey Kern, and many more.
The story of Cabin Fever is focused on a group of teenagers who spend their holiday in an old cabin in a forest. They do not realize if there is a deadly virus in the area. One of the teenagers did a horrible mistake because accidentally hurts a stranger and choose not to help.
A holiday night that was supposed to be a fun night turns upside down and becomes the worst night. They are being hunted by stranger relatives, still, they are very vulnerable to becoming infected by the deadly virus.
House of Wax (2005)
The next scary movie recommendation is House of Wax. This is one of the Hollywood horror movies released in 2000’s which now become classics and deserve a re-watch.
House of Wax is directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, the same person who directed a thriller movie with a phenomenal twist, Orphan. His newest project is Black Adam, which is scheduled to release in 2022.
House of Wax conflict focused on a group of college students who took on a journey to watch a football match. Instead of directly going to the stadium, they decide to spend one night on a camping ground beside a beautiful lake.
On a silent night, they are visited by a stranger who is actually very polite and calm. On the other hand, one of the college students acted very harshly, he smacked the car of the stranger. They continue their picnic until the next day.
The next day, they want to continue their journey to the football match, but their plan was ruined after they found out one of the cars is broken. They must visit the nearest town to seek help. They do not know what horror lies beneath that town. Until they found the museum.
Unfriended is one of the most iconic modern horror movies. This movie is not only using the attractiveness of the friendship story, but also the popularity of social media. It combined those instruments and became a story that is very close to the viewer.
Unfriended tells about five school friends which routinely talk and chat online. They all have one same friend who commits suicide because of online bullying. Exactly one year after the tragedy, their face time is disturbed by an unknown account.
That unknown account claims to be their friend who commits suicide. After debates, that unknown account seems to have control over what he/she said. Five friends keep a dirty secret and are forced to confess it online.
Unfriended is one of the best horror movies on Netflix right now. You can stream legally with your Netflix account.
Fear Street Trilogy (2021)
Fear Street is a complete story of a tragedy. This is one of the best scary movies on Netflix. All three titles have a connection to a story, it’s like, the main story, prequel, and origin story. You should watch all three titles to have a comprehensive understanding of the story.
Fear Street tells about a city that mysteriously becomes a place of a mass murderer tragedy. It happens every couple of years. Every mass murderer ended their life after murdering innocent people.
A group of school friends unintentionally prevent the purpose of the mysterious being who started the massacre. Since then, they have to find a way to break the curse and destroy the seems-to-be- immortal monster.
Fear Street is directed by Leigh Janiak. The movie starred Maya Hawke, Sadie Sink, Kiana Madeira, Julia Rehwald, Fred Hechinger, Benjamin Flores Jr., and many more.