Psychological Horror Movie Reviews

Looking for a new Psychological horror movie to watch, but don't want to waste your time sitting through a movie you'll hate? You're in luck! We built AllHorror specifically to help you find the horror movies you're most likely to love. Check out our spoiler-free "Worth Watching" reviews below. All reviews are short and written to give you an idea of what kind of Psychological movie it is and what other Psychological movies it's similar to, just so you know what to expect. And nearly all Psychological movie reviews include videos from other reviewers, so you get multiple opinions from the horror community.

Doctor Sleep (2019) Review

It's about Danny Torrance, now all grown up, who is forced to weaponize his shine to help save a kid from some supernatural serial killers. Doctor Sleep was directed by Mike Flanagan (who also directed Gerald's Game and Before I Wake) and ...

March 06th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Baby (1973) Review

It's about a 20 year old dude who lives the life of a 1 year old, and a bunch of people are totally cool with it. The Baby was directed by Ted Post (who also directed Nightkill) and stars Anjanette Comer (from Netherworld), Ruth Roman (from Ec...

February 08th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Girl on the Third Floor (2019) Review

It’s about Don Koch, a man who tries to renovate a rundown house with a sordid history for his growing family, only to learn that the house has other plans... Girl on the Third Floor was directed by Travis Stevens, and stars Phillip Jack Brooks,...

January 14th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Strangers (2008) Review

It's about a couple who find themselves the random targets of a terrorizing home invasion. The Strangers was directed by Bryan Bertino (who also directed The Monster and Mockingbird) and stars Liv Tyler (from Wildling), Scott Speedman (from Ou...

January 14th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

I Trapped The Devil (2019) Review

It's about a guy who fervently believes he trapped Lucifer himself in his basement. I Trapped The Devil was directed by Josh Lobo and stars AJ Bowen (from Deathcember, Satanic Panic), Jocelin Donahue (from Dead Awake, Summer Camp) and Susan Bu...

January 14th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

This Is Our Home (2019) Review

It’s about a struggling couple’s weekend getaway that goes awry when a child arrives in the middle of the night claiming to be their son. This is Our Home was directed by Omri Dorani and stars Simone Policano, Jeff Ayars and Drew Beckas. ...

January 14th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: ,

Bliss (2019) Review

It's about a young artist who uses a new hardcore drug (and a lot of it) to break out of her creative funk. Bliss was directed by Joe Begos (who also directed The Mind's Eye and Almost Human) and stars Dora Madison (from Exists), Rhys Wake...

November 28th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Starry Eyes (2014) Review

Starry Eyes was directed by Kevin Kolsch (who also directed Pet Sematary) and Dennis Widmyer ; and stars Alex Essoe (from Midnighters, The Neighbor), Amanda Fuller (from Creature, Red White & Blue) and Noah Segan (from Mohawk, Follow). It's about...

November 28th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Apartment 212 (2017) Review

Apartment 212 was directed by Haylar Garcia (who also directed An American Terror) and stars Penelope Mitchell (from Hellboy, Look Away, Curve), Kyle Gass and Sally Kirkland (from Suburban Gothic, Fingerprints, The Haunted). It's about a woman wh...

November 28th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

It: Chapter 2 (2019) Review

It: Chapter 2 was directed by Andy Muschietti (who also directed It: Chapter 1 and Mama) and stars James McAvoy (from Split and Swimming Pool), Jessica Chastain (from Crimson Peak), James Ransone (from Sinister, Sinister 2 and Family Blood) and Bill ...

November 28th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

It (2017) Review

It was directed by Andy Muschietti (who also directed It: Chapter 2 and Mama) and stars Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise and a bunch of kids making their debut in horror. It's about a group of kids in a small town who have to band together to fight o...

November 28th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Midsommar (2019) Review

Midsommar was directed by Ari Aster (who also directed Hereditary) and stars Florence Pugh (from Malevolent and The Falling), Jack Reynor, Will Poulter (from The Little Stranger) and William Jackson Harper (from They Remain). It’s about a group of ...

November 25th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Frailty (2001) Review

Frailty was directed by Bill Paxton and stars Bill Paxton (from The Colony, Club Dread, The Vagrant), Matthew McConaughey (from The Dark Tower, T he Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation) and Powers Boothe (from Mutant Species). It's about...

November 25th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Manhunter (1986) Review

Manhunter was directed by Michael Mann (who also directed The Keep) and stars Kim Greist (from C.H.U.D.), Brian Cox (from Autopsy of Jane Doe, Exit Humanity) and Tom Noonan (from Late Phases, The Roost). It's about a burned out detective who once...

November 25th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Silence of the Lambs (1991) Review

The Silence of the Lambs was directed by Jonathan Demme and stars Jodie Foster (from Panic Room), Anthony Hopkins (from The Rite, The Wolfman) and Scott Glenn (from Into the Grizzly Maze, The Keep). It's about an FBI trainee who is tasked with so...

November 25th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Red Dragon (2002) Review

Red Dragon was directed by Brett Ratner and stars Anthony Hopkins (from The Rite, The Wolfman, Hannibal), Edward Norton and Harvey Keitel  (from From Dusk Till Dawn, Two Evil Eyes). It's about an FBI agent tasked with capturing an elusive serial...

November 25th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Hannibal Rising (2007) Review

Hannibal Rising was directed by Peter Webber and stars Dominic West (from The Awakening, The Forgotten), Richard Brake (from 3 From Hell, Mandy) and Kevin McKidd (from Dog Soldiers). It's about a kid whose family is killed during WWII. A kid who ...

November 25th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Still/Born Review (2017)

Still/Born was directed by  Brandon Christensen  and stars  Christie Burke (from Crowsnest),  Jesse Moss  (from Wolfcop and Tucker & Dale vs Evil) and Rebecca Olson . It’s about a young mom who loses one of her twins during childbirth and beco...

Before I Wake Review (2016)

Before I Wake was directed by  Mike Flanagan (who also directed Oculus, Hush and Gerald's Game) and stars  Kate Bosworth,  Thomas Jane  (from The Mist and Deep Blue Sea) and child actor Jacob Tremblay  who also stars in The Predator remake. ...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Hereditary Review (2018)

Hereditary was directed by  Ari Aster (who had previously only directed short films) and stars  Toni Collette (from The Sixth Sense),  Milly Shapiro and Alex Wolff. It’s about a family, seemingly cursed after the passing of their mysterious gran...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Audition Review (1999)

Audition was directed by Takashi Miike  and stars Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shiina  and  Jun Kunimura. It’s about a lonely Japanese widower being set up for a date by his friend, which goes horribly wrong when he meets a psycho. She always gets...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Eraserhead Review (1977)

Eraserhead was directed by David Lynch (who also directed Blue Velvet and Lost Highway) and stars Jack Nance (from Voodoo), Charlotte Stewart (from Tremors) and Allen Joseph. It’s about a young couple who start a family and come to regret it. ...

Satan's School For Girls (1973) Worth Watching?

Satan’s School For Girls was directed by David Lowell Rich (who also directed The Horror At 37,000 Feet) and stars Pamela Franklin (from The Food of the Gods), Kate Jackson (from Killer Bees) and Lloyd Bochner (from Bram Stoker’s Legend Of The Mu...

November 13th, 2019 | , , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Funny Games Review (2007)

Funny Games was directed by Michael Haneke (who also directed Benny's Video) and stars Naomi Watts (from The Ring), Tim Roth (from Dark Water) and Michael Pitt. It’s about a pair of sadistic home invaders tormenting a family, which meta-fiction...

Mulholland Drive Review (2001)

Mulholland Drive was directed by David Lynch (who also directed Lost Highway and Blue Velvet) and stars Naomi Watts (from Funny Games), Laura Harring (from Inside) and Justin Theroux (from The Legend of Lucy Keyes). It’s about a woman with amnesia ...

Mandy (2018) Worth Watching?

Mandy was directed by  Panos Cosmatos (who also directed Beyond the Black Rainbow) and stars Nicolas Cage (from The Wicker Man and Pay The Ghost), Andrea Riseborough (from Hidden), Richard Brake (from Hannibal Rising and Outpost) and Linus Roach...

Psycho Review (1960)

Psycho was directed by Alfred Hitchcock (who also directed The Birds and Frenzy) and stars Anthony Perkins (from I'm Dangerous Tonight), Vera Miles (from The Initiation) and John Gavin (from Jennifer). It’s about an encounter between an embezzl...

The Shining Review (1980)

The Shining was directed by Stanley Kubrick and stars Jack Nicholson (from Wolf), Shelley Duvall (from The 4th Floor) and Danny Lloyd. It’s about a man who brings his family to a haunted hotel while working as its winter caretaker. He came ...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Shocker (1989) Worth Watching?

Shocker was directed by Wes Craven (who also directed A Nightmare on Elm Street,  Scream 4 and My Soul to Take) and stars Michael Murphy (from Phase IV), Mitch Pileggi (from Night Visions),  Heather Langenkamp (from Dream Warriors, The Butterfly Ro...

November 13th, 2019 | , , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Society Review (1989)

Society was directed by Brian Yuzna (who also directed Progeny and Beyond Re-Animator) and stars Billy Warlock (from The Thing Below), Connie Danese and Ben Slack. It’s about a young man's life in Beverly Hills who is starting to feel like he d...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Stepford Wives Review (1975)

The Stepford Wives was directed by Bryan Forbes and stars Katharine Ross (from The Legacy), Paula Prentiss (from Saturday the 14th) and Nanette Newman. It’s about a family moving to an American east coast suburb that hides dark domestic secrets. ...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Barn of the Naked Dead Review (1974)

Barn of the Naked Dead was directed by Alan Rudolph (who also directed Endangered Species and Premonition) and stars Andrew Prine (from Sutures), Manuela Thiess and Sherry Alberoni (from Sisters of Death). It’s about a psychopath ringmaster in the ...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Triangle Review (2009)

Triangle was directed by Christopher Smith (who also directed Black Death and Severance) and stars Melissa George (from 30 Days of Night), Liam Hemsworth and Emma Lung. It’s about a group of friends taking an ill-fated boating excursion into a neve...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Wicker Man Review (1973)

The Wicker Man was directed by Robin Hardy (who also directed The Fantasist and The Wicker Tree) and stars Edward Woodward (from Incense for the Damned), Christopher Lee (from Extraordinary Tales) and Britt Ekland (from The Monster Club). It’s abou...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Apostle (2018) Review

Apostle was directed by Gareth Evans and stars Dan Stevens, Michael Sheen (from Underworld) and Lucy Boynton (from Don't Knock Twice). It's about a guy who travels to a remote island to rescue his sister from a cult. Your God Can&#39...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Bird Box (2018) Review

Bird Box was directed by Susanne Bier and stars Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, Sarah Paulson (from American Horror Story), John Malkovich (from Shadow of the Vampire), Jacki Weaver (from Haunt) and rapper Machine Gun Kelly (from Viral). It&#39...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Ms. 45 (1981) Review

Ms. 45 was directed by Abel Ferrara (who also directed The Addiction and Body Snatchers) and stars Zoë Lund (from Special Effects), Albert Sinkys and Darlene Stuto. It's about a mute woman who goes vigilante after being attacked twice in the sam...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Greta (2019) Review

Greta was directed by Neil Jordan (who also directed Byzantium, In Dreams, Interview With The Vampire and The Company Of Wolves) and stars Chloë Grace Moretz (from Suspiria, Carrie, Let Me In, Hallowed Ground, Room 6), Maika Monroe (from Tau, It F...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Devils (1971) Review

The Devils was directed by Ken Russell (who also directed Altered States, Trapped Ashes and the bizarre Lair of the White Worm) and stars Oliver Reed (from The Brood, The Damned, Burnt Offerings and The House of Usher),  Vanessa Redgrave (from The L...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Us (2019) Review

Us was directed by Jordan Peele (who also directed Get Out) and stars Lupita Nyong'o (from Little Monsters), Elisabeth Moss (from The Attic, Midnight's Child) and Anna Diop (from The Keeping Hours). It's about a family terrorized by a gro...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Get Out (2017) Review

Get Out was directed by Jordan Peele (who also directed Us) and stars Daniel Kaluuya (from Chatroom), Bradley Whitford (from Godzilla: King of the Monsters, The Cabin in the Woods,  Doorman) and Catherine Keener (from Trust). It's about a black ...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

The Wind (2019) Review

The Wind was directed by Emma Tammi and stars Caitlin Gerard (from Insidious: The Last Key, Smiley), Julia Goldani Telles (from Slender Man) and Dylan Mctee (from Midnighters). It's about a woman living a lonely life on the prairie who finds hers...

Psycho 2 (1983) Review

Psycho II was directed by Richard Franklin (who also directed Visitors, Roadgames and Patrick) and stars Anthony Perkins (from Psycho, Psycho III, Psycho IV: The Beginning), Vera Miles (from The Initiation, Brainwaves, The Spirit is Willing) and  M...

Psycho 3 (1986) Review

Psycho 3 was directed by Anthony Perkins and stars Anthony Perkins (from Psycho, Psycho III, Psycho IV: The Beginning), Diana Scarwid (from What Lies Beneath, The Ladies Club, Strange Invaders) and Jeff Fahey (from The Last Light, Planet Terror, Cor...

Psycho 4: The Beginning (1990) Review

Psycho 4: The Beginning was directed by Mick Garris (who also directed Valerie on the Stairs, Desperation, Sleepwalkers) and stars Anthony Perkins (from I'm Dangerous Tonight, Psycho III, Psycho II, Psycho), Henry Thomas (from Gerald's Game, ...

Psycho (1998) Review

Psycho was directed by Gus Van Sant and stars Vince Vaughn (from The Cell), Anne Heche (from Nothing Left To Fear) and Julianne Moore (from Carrie, Shelter, The Forgotten). It's the same exact movie as the original Psycho from 1960, virtually fra...

The House That Jack Built (2018) Review

The House That Jack Built was directed by Lars Von Trier (who also directed Antichrist) and stars Bruno Ganz (from Nosferatu The Vampyre), Uma Thurman (from Down A Dark Hall) and Siobhan Fallon Hogan (from We Need To Talk About Kevin). It's about...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Shuttle (2008) Review

Shuttle was directed by Edward Anderson and stars Tony Curran (from Calibre, Underworld: Evolution), Peyton List (from Bereavement) and Cameron Goodman. It's about a couple of girls who ride the wrong shuttle home from the airport. Never ...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Oregonian (2011) Review

The Oregonian was directed by Calvin Lee Reeder (who also directed The Field Guide to Evil) and stars Lindsay Pulsipher (from The Fair Haired Child), Robert Longstreet (from Mohawk, Show Yourself) and Matt Olsen. It's about a woman who wakes up i...

November 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

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