Horror films have become the audience’s favorite genre since its presence in the world of cinema. The thrilling and adrenaline-pumping story seems to be an addiction for the audience who wants a thrill while watching the film. In the modern era, horror is no longer focused on ghosts or supernatural stories by relying on jump scares.
In recent years, the horror genre has developed with the presence of mysterious monster stories that use voices and sights as the reason for victims to be hunted by these deadly monsters. Well, here are the 5 best films about the invisible monster that makes you heartbroken.
1. The Descent (2005)
For those of you who have claustrophobia aka fear of narrow spaces, then this film is not for you. The film follows the story of a group of friends who go on a journey to explore the remotest and deepest caves. What they found was beyond anything they could have ever imagined. Behind all the natural beauty, they are trapped in the cave and become the target of a terrible monster. With a narrow cave space, they must find a way out in order to survive.
2. Quarantine (2008)
A late-night emergency call led them to an apartment building in Los Angeles, where police were investigating reports of horrific screams.
The TV team and workers join in on the search, and find an old woman, who suddenly attacks them fiercely. Another terrible thing happened when they were trapped there with a horde of zombies, which turned out to be trapped in the hallway, and they had to survive without any reinforcements.
3. Bird Box (2018)
This Netflix original is a horror saga that was fresh when it arrived in 2018. Starring Sandra Bullock, the film focuses on a group of survivors of an apocalypse , and must hide from a mysterious monster who has the power to cause anyone who sees them to commit suicide.
Malorie Hayes (Sandra Bullock) must struggle to find a safe place for her and her two children by turning a blind eye to escape the monsters.
4. A Quiet Place (2018)
Starring husband and wife actors John Krasinski and Emily Blunt, this film follows a family who must survive after an alien invasion of Earth. The aliens in this film are blind and hunt based solely on sound, which causes the survivors to live their lives in silence so as not to become their prey.
The story is more tense because the wife is pregnant and has a small child in this terrible world.
5. The Silence (2019)
The Silence begins with an archeology team uncovering a hidden cave that releases a group of bat-like monsters that kill and eat anything in their path. This monster quickly spread throughout the world and forced people to hide and be silent, because they were attracted only to sound.
The film received criticism for following the same plot as A Quiet Place. However, this film still tries to have its own original story by presenting various different aspects in the middle of the story, such as the presence of a sect that wants to explore the main character’s sensory abilities to deal with monsters.
Those are the 5 scariest horror films with the theme of invisible monsters that hunt humans. With a fresh and quality story plot, the film above does not only prioritize jump scares to surprise the audience, but through the tension of the story that builds up. For you adrenaline junkies , the above series of films must be on your watch list.