18 best horror films from female directors
There have been some fantastic female-directed horror movies over the years, and here are some of the best – and scary ones.
Halloween might only come once a year, but horror movies are forever – and we’re always trying to create new and better lists to help you make your terrifying viewing experiences even more intense. So rather than focusing on a specific subgenre or style of film this time around, we turn our gaze to the people behind the cameras. Here are 18 scary horror movies directed by women.
From brand new features like Nia DaCosta’s Candyman reboot to vintage cult classics you might have completely missed like Barbara Peeters’ Humanoids of The Deep, Women have produced some of the best and most memorable scary movies of decades. . There really is something here for everyone, whether you’re looking for border cannibals or psychological monsters – or maybe a bit of both (and everything in between) along with a series of anthologies.
Maybe you’ll even recognize some favorites on this list that you never knew belonged here! Take a look and let us know your favorite women behind the camera with horror in the comments below. And when you’re done here, be sure to check out our favorite woodland horror movies and our favorite monster movies.