What is a horror?
HORROR MEANS SCARY
Slasher horror Found footage horror Stalker horror (often overlaps with Slasher horror) Thriller/Action-Adventure horror Psychological horror/Suspense Paranormal horror Torture horror Exploitation horror Splatter horror Science Fiction Aliens (part of the larger Sci-Fi category) Monster movies (Cryptid/Creature horror) Vampire horror
The frightening movies in the 2000s are listed... Dead Silence (2007) Horror Mystery Saw (2004) Horror Paranormal Activity 3 (2011) Thriller Mystery The Devil Inside (2012) Horror House Of Wax (2005) Horror Mystery The Thing (2011) Horror Sci-Fi Thriller Drag Me To Hell (2009) Horror Thriller Mirrors (2008) Horror Mystery Thriller Stephen King's It (2002) Horror The Mist (2007) Horror Sci-Fi Friday The 13th (2009) Horror
Gothic horror is a movie or book that's unpleasant, painful, scary, intense and also the features of a Gothic horror like candles,chandeliers or lots of black creepy settings. Horror and Gothic Horror both have the scary and intense feelings that very much make them similar except Horror is not usually Gothic.
Horror fiction, horror literature and also horror fantasy is a genre of literature, which is intended to, or has the capacity to frighten its readers, scare or startle viewers/readers by inducing feelings of horror and terror. It creates an eerie and frightening atmosphere. Horror can be either supernatural or non-supernatural. Often the central menace of a work of Horror fiction can be interpreted as a metaphor for the larger fears of a society. The genre…
Adjectives for the noun horror are horrid, horrific, and horrible. Adjectives for the verb horrify are horrifying or horrified. *Some sources say that horror can be an adjective, but it is more likely an adjunct (attributive noun) in uses such as "horror story" or "horror movie" since it does not describe the movie.