There are movies that you just can’t forget after watching them. That mostly happens either because you were impressed by what you saw or it connected emotionally to it. That also happens because one more reason: you start imagining what if you it happens to you. You start imagining yourself in the character’s place and that scares the hell out of you. Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece ‘The Shining’ is one such film. It crawls under your skin and doesn’t leave you for days. Add to it the natural spookiness of Jack Nicholson and we get a larger than life horror saga where past meets the present to unleash a mind-boggling scare fest. Cabin fever gets a new definition as the lead actor plunges into madness and becomes a nightmare for his own family. Majestically shot and inherently disturbing, ‘The Shining’ is your go-to horror movie irrespective your mood.
Now, if you are looking for recommended movies similar to The Shining, you are at the right place. Here’s the list of movies that I am sure you are going to love if are also The Shining fan. You can watch some of these movies like The Shining on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime.
Dario Argento handles the supernatural in his movies with the expertise of an occultist, in this case “Witches”. You get the feeling that the events are happening in your own backyard as he involves you so much in the narrative that the lines between the reel and real gets blurred. We all want to be a part of his ‘beyond-the-known’ adventures. He beautifully combines elements of the macabre and darkness with an ‘Alice-in-Wonderland’ kind of energy. With passing time his films are constantly acquiring cult status and ‘Suspiria’ definitely grabs the maximum eyeballs.
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