History Horror Movies for Halloween

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Sometimes, the past can be just as frightening as a post apocalyptic future. Today, I offer a list of scary movies set in the days of yore. Some are gory, some are spooky and some are both. I hope this list helps you find a new favorite flick in time for Halloween!



Halloween, movies, scary movies, film, horror, historySnow White: A Tale of Terror
A medieval and creepy take on the Snow White story with a nasty wicked queen played by Sigourney Weaver and a gutsy, heroic Snow White.














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The Countess
A Renaissance story of Erzebet Bathory, the original lady Vampire who bathed in the blood of virgins. This is one wicked woman.











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Sleepy Hollow
Colonial America with a headless horseman, Johnny Depp and a good bit of gore.











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Brotherhood of the Wolf
Spine tingling chills, suspense and intrigue in 18th century France.














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The Mummy.
Ancient Egyptian curses and rotting corpses at their best. This movie straddles both the ancient world and the 1920s.
















The Victorian era is a popular one for horror films, so here are a few films set in the Victorian England to scare you.

Halloween, movies, scary movies, film, horror, historyBraham Stoker's Dracula
The creepiness of gothic Victorian England combined with the strange allure of a blood sucker.



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The Woman in Black
More spooky Victorian houses to keep you up all night.












Halloween, movies, scary movies, film, horror, historyGaslight
More mental thriller than horror film,
it will mess with your mind.



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3 comments:

Patrick weseman said...

Interesting list.

Joy said...

What a fun selection for Halloween. I'm not usually into scary movies, but maybe historical scary ones would work for me.

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April @ 100lb Countdown said...

Great list. I can't wait to see the new Dracula! It looks good! Thanks for linking up with Creative Style!