1. A Quiet Place (2018)

"I absolutely HATE scary movies but when A Quiet Place came out I was immediately intrigued. I would almost describe it as a sci-fi thriller, making it a great stepping stone into the horror genre for people who don’t necessarily like scary movies. It’s incredible!"

2. Scream (1996)

"It has everything viewers should expect from classic horror films; Suspense, jump scares, and a plot twist. Plus it sprinkles some good humour in there. It’s not too scary which is why I would show it to any horror newbies."

3. Hush (2016)

"I would recommend Hush. It’s on Netflix and it’s great! It’s on the border between a thriller and a horror, so it’s a good choice if you want to give horror movies a try."

4. Trick 'r Treat (2007)

"Trick 'r Treat is a great horror film, especially around Halloween."

5. It Follows (2014)

"I love scary movies. I’ve seen them all. However, I do feel they can get repetitive with the plot lines. It Follows had a new and interesting story I couldn’t compare to anything else. And the soundtrack is great too."

6. The Shining (1980)

"Probably The Shining because there’s no proper jump scares and it’s a classic. Best horror I’ve ever seen."

7. The Cabin in the Woods (2011)

"Such a new interesting idea and I loved seeing all the monsters. The film subverts all the horror conventions but there are still a lot of scary parts."

8. Get Out (2017)

"It has everything you could want. Flawed characters, a funny sidekick friend, twists and turns, and a dynamite original premise. It's the only film I immediately rewatched so I could see what I missed first time."

9. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

"It's a little more fantasy than horror, but the creature makeup will definitely stick with you. It's absolutely stunning, and the story is great!"

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