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FanSided is celebrating their 15th anniversary this month, and 1428 Elm is getting in on the action by giving props to 15 horror films that hit in 2007.
Not all of the films on this list were necessarily super-successful, but each is still talked about and watched to this very day. For the purpose of this list, they are presented in alphabetical order, not in the writer’s personal preference
30 Days of Night – What a great premise this film had! A small Alaskan town is attacked by vampires during its month long polar night, and the townspeople who stick around have to fight them off. These vamps were vicious and brutal, and Josh Hartnett’s town sheriff held his own.
1408 – Based on a Stephen King story included in Everything’s Eventual, this haunted hotel room story featured John Cusack as a writer who specializes in investigating alleged hauntings. Since the character is grieving the death of his daughter and the end of his marriage, Mike is especially vulnerable to the tricks the room plays on him.
Dead Silence – James Wan and Leigh Whannell’s follow-up to Saw was this creepy little film. Although you really can’t go wrong with horror involving a ventriloquist’s dummy, Dead Silence did not do well at the box office, but it has gained a bit of a cult following over the years.
Death Proof – Originally released as Grindhouse on a double bill with Planet Terror, this Quentin Tarantino film featured Kurt Russell as a stunt man who equipped himself with a “death proof” car in order to hunt and kill young women. That car crash scene scarred me for life.
was originally to be released as part of the
8 Films to Die For
at After Dark Horrorfest, but when it was saddled with an NC-17 rating, it was instead put into limited release as unrated. Since then, this dark, bloody and disturbing