Rated PG-13: Parents strongly cautioned – Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.
A horror film is a film that seeks to elicit fear for entertainment purposes. Initially inspired by literature from authors such as Howard Phillips Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker, and Mary Shelley, horror has existed as a film genre for more than a century. The macabre and the supernatural are frequent themes. Vampires. Werewolves. Boogey-man. Zombies. Witches. Paranormal phenomena.