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Recommended 70’s Horror Movies

Our inspiration for our graphics are deeply rooted in 70's horror movies. Today we'll be exploring some of the most iconic and terrifying horror movies from the 1970s. From slashers to supernatural thrillers, this decade produced some of the most memorable horror films of all time. So sit back, grab some popcorn, and get ready to be scared!

  1. The Exorcist (1973) - This classic horror film follows the demonic possession of a young girl and the priests who try to save her soul. The Exorcist is considered one of the scariest movies of all time, and it's not hard to see why. The special effects and makeup used to create the possessed girl are still impressive today, and the movie's tense atmosphere keeps viewers on edge from beginning to end.

  2. Halloween (1978) - This slasher film introduced audiences to the iconic killer Michael Myers, who terrorizes a small town on Halloween night. Halloween spawned numerous sequels and imitators, but none have been able to capture the same sense of terror and suspense as the original.

  3. Carrie (1976) - Based on Stephen King's novel, Carrie tells the story of a teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is pushed to the brink by her cruel classmates. The movie's climax, in which Carrie exacts her revenge on prom night, is one of the most memorable scenes in horror movie history.

  4. Jaws (1975) - While not strictly a horror movie, Jaws deserves a place on this list for its ability to scare audiences out of the water. The movie follows a group of people trying to hunt down a killer great white shark that's terrorizing a beach community. The film's iconic score and suspenseful pacing make it a must-watch for horror fans.

  5. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) - This low-budget slasher film about a group of friends who stumble upon a family of cannibals in rural Texas has become a cult classic. The movie's gritty, documentary-style filmmaking and intense violence shocked audiences at the time and still hold up today.

  6. Suspiria (1977) - This Italian horror film from director Dario Argento tells the story of a young ballet dancer who discovers her dance academy is run by a coven of witches. Suspiria is known for its vivid, dreamlike visuals and haunting score by Goblin.

  7. Dawn of the Dead (1978) - This zombie movie from director George A. Romero takes place in a shopping mall that's been overrun by the undead. Dawn of the Dead is known for its gore and social commentary on consumerism, and it's considered one of the best zombie movies ever made.

  8. The Omen (1976) - This supernatural thriller follows a couple who come to believe that their son is the Antichrist. The Omen is a classic horror movie that relies on tension and atmosphere to create scares rather than gore.

  9. Black Christmas (1974) - This Canadian slasher film takes place in a sorority house during the Christmas season, where the residents are being stalked by a mysterious killer. Black Christmas is considered one of the first slasher films and has influenced numerous horror movies that came after it.

  10. Phantasm (1979) - This surreal horror film tells the story of a teenage boy who discovers that a mortician in his town is stealing corpses and using them to create an army of killer dwarfs. Phantasm is known for its bizarre imagery and dreamlike storytelling, and it's a must-watch for horror fans looking for something a little different

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