Forests and woods are the perfect places to go hunting, fishing, or even hiking. But they also make great locations for horror movies. Some of the most iconic horror films featured a remote cabin in the woods. With Halloween around the corner, spooky season is in full swing.
Celebrate Halloween with these Top 10 horror films set in the woods, according to Ranker.
‘The Evil Dead’ features a cabin in the woods.
After they accidentally unleash a horde of demons and spirits, the teens must fight to stay alive and avoid demonic possession.
‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ is set in rural Texas.
Most of the action may take place at a secluded house. But the film is at its most heart-pounding when the main character is stalked by Leatherface through the woods with a chainsaw.
‘Friday the 13th’ is set at a summer camp in the woods.
Lingering shots of the woods and lake create a sense of unease in the film. Audiences realize someone is stalking an unfortunate group of camp counselors through their windows.
‘Wrong Turn’ follows travelers hunted in the woods by cannibals.
The finale of the film features a desperate climb through the trees as remaining survivors are cornered.
‘The Cabin in the Woods’ is a comedic take on the genre.
‘The Blair Witch Project’ is a found footage film.
The filmmakers become more and more unsettled as they draw closer to the source of the legend.
‘Predator’ stars Arnold Schwarzenegger in the height of his career.
During much of the film, the predator remains off-screen. The jungle itself becomes the threat, looming ominously over Schwarzenegger and the others.
‘Misery’ won Kathy Bates an Oscar for her role.
Due to his injuries and the wilderness surrounding him, the author must find a way to escape Wilkes before it’s too late.
‘The Ritual’ explores an ancient Swedish forest.
‘Cabin Fever’ focuses on a flesh-eating virus.