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  1. _pi_

    _pi_ Peace, bitch

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    After having just watched Peter Weir's Picnic at Hanging Rock and Werner Herzog's Nosferatu: Der Phantom Der Nacht back to back, I started thinking - what are the most beautiful horror films ever made?

    Some of the most visually impressive films ever made have been horror films and often somewhere in between all the gore and scares there is real beauty.

    Some really nice films that pop into mind are Suspiria, Neil Jordan's In Dreams, Don't Look Now, Titus (boarderline horror) and countless others.

    So, what is the most beautiful horror film ever made in your opinion? :)
     
  2. bigdaddyhorse

    bigdaddyhorse Detroit Hi-on

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    You already mentioned Suspiria, that was my first thought.
    Raveness comes to mind.
    Although not horror, borderline at best, Lord Of The Rings.
     
  3. RyanPC

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    Carrie always comes to mind for me. The opening credits are beautiful and erotic, and I love the overall fuzzy look to the picture. Also another beautiful sequence is the ending... well, up until you know. ;)

    Yeah, I bet you guys are all thinking, yeah he's just saying that because it's his favorite movie, but that isn't true at all. Even if it wasn't, I would still choose it. :D
     
  4. satanservant

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    Suspiria easily is the most beautiful horror film:fire: :eek1:
     
  5. speanroc

    speanroc I WANNA BAN

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    my vote goes to zuwalski's "possession"
     
  6. Atmims

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    Deep Red
     
  7. Mattster

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    I prefer Opera to Suspiria actually. I just watched Sleepy Hollow the other day and I'd say that's a beautiful horror film. Others that come to mind are The Ring, Candyman, and Rosemary's Baby.
     
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  8. Grim

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    I second opera. No matter how corny or out of place
    those final scenes in the fields
    are absolutely beautiful. The Ring, despite me not liking the film too much, was quite nice as well. The cinematography was one of it's saving grace's for me. Battle Royale has some elements of horror and I love the island in that film.
     
  9. hell ya!

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    Suspiria followed by Deep Red, Martin, and Herzog's Nosferatu(all his movies are beautiful!). :banana:
     
  10. Tawny

    Tawny You guys got sour balls?

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    Friday the 13th, Sleepy Hollow, Inferno,even Texas Chainsaw Massacre had some beautiful shots.
     
  11. zombi3

    zombi3 Pure Evil

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    Rats: Night of Terror.:evil: :banana:
     
  12. Hellbilly

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    The Company Of Wolves most definitely :)
     
  13. Azmodan

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    Dellamorte Dellamore, no competition for me. This movie always gets to me.
     
  14. SaviniFan

    SaviniFan I Have A Fetish

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    I gotta agree with that. Dellamorte Dellamore is definitely an attractive film.

    I'm not sure if it can be considered horror, but it does contain horror elements....Legend. A very nice looking film.
     
  15. Eddie Quist

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    Halloween :D
     
  16. mcchrist

    mcchrist A new breed of pervert!

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    The Wicker Man
     
  17. Deaddevilman

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    The Brotherhood of The Wolf. Not really horror, but they tried marketing it as a werewolf type of picture.
     
  18. Jamm

    Jamm J'aime les cadavres

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    I agree with mcchrist. The Wicker Man has some damn great scenes, and scenery!!!
     
  19. "Profondo Rosso" is probably the most beautiful horror film of all time IMO. Another favorite, however, is "Cabinet of Dr. Caligari", as it has fantastic sets.
     
  20. BloodMan

    BloodMan Kill Time B4 It Kills You

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    Brotherhood of the Wolf is amazing to look at. In all its widescreen glory! Monica Belucci is in it too, so extra points there.
    The Beyond looks good too. I like some of the shots in that, especially when John shoots into the camera.
    Carpenter's Halloween, The Thing, The Fog and Prince of Darkness.

    :)
    Nick
     

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