7 Great Horror Movies Where The Heroes Lose

Throughout a significant portion of its runtime, "An American Werewolf in London" centers on its protagonist, David, and his seemingly futile endeavors to find a cure for his lycanthropy.

An American Werewolf in London

The 1988 film "Spoorloos" (The Vanishing) is a mesmerizing and distinctly chilling horror movie that traces the story of Rex, a man consumed by obsession after his girlfriend's disappearance.

Spoorloos (The Vanishing)

In the 2007 film "Dead Silence," the protagonist returns to his small hometown to confront a curse that has endured for generations, claiming the life of his wife.

Dead Silence

In the 1998 film "Fallen," Denzel Washington portrays a beleaguered detective trying to decipher the connection between a series of seemingly unrelated murders.

Fallen

Prior to gaining fame for his ambitious Netflix horror series, writer/director Mike Flanagan crafted the haunted mirror horror film "Oculus" in 2013.

Oculus

Though the quality of the Child’s Play movies may differ, one consistent element in the franchise is its dark and twisted sense of humor.

Cult of Chucky

In the 2022 film "Smile," a troubled psychologist named Rose gradually discovers that she is becoming the target of a paranormal entity that thrives on pain and fear.

Smile