Spanish horror movies are having a moment. With hits like “The Orphanage” and “The Conjuring 2” making waves in the international market, it’s no wonder that audiences are clamoring for more. And 2019 is shaping up to be a big year for the genre, with several highly anticipated releases on the horizon. So if you’re looking for some scares, be sure to check out these upcoming Spanish horror films.
The best Spanish horror movies of 2019
The following is a list of the best Spanish horror movies of 2019. These films were selected for their quality, originality, and contributions to the genre of Spanish horror.
- “The Night Eats the World”
- “The Lodgers”
- “Hagazussa: A Heathen’s Curse”
The scariest Spanish horror movies of 2019
From mind-bending psychological thrillers to gruesome slasher flicks, Spanish horror movies have something for everyone. Here are the scariest Spanish horror movies of 2019.
- The Requiem of the Rose King: This film tells the story of a cursed family that is haunted by a dark past.
- The Cave: A group of friends explore a network of caves that are home to a deadly creature.
- The Realm: A politician finds himself in the middle of a power struggle in a parallel world.
- Verónica: A teen girl must save her little brother from evil forces that are trying to possess him.
- Slasher House 2: A group of teens are terrorized by a masked killer in this sequel to the 2017 hit film.
The most underrated Spanish horror movies of 2019
While Hollywood has had a recent resurgence in horror films, Spain has been quietly churning out great horror movies for years. Here are some of the most underrated Spanish horror movies of 2019.
“The Curse of La Llorona”
“The Curse of La Llorona” is aMexican-American supernatural horror film directed by Michael Chaves. The movie is based on the Mexican legend of La Llorona, a woman who drowned her children and now wanders the earth looking for more victims.
While the movie was not well-received by critics, it was a huge box office success, grossing over $100 million worldwide. If you’re looking for a scary movie with a unique twist, “The Curse of La Llorona” is definitely worth checking out.
“The Night Eats the World”
“The Night Eats the World” is a French zombie horror film directed by Dominique Rocher. The movie follows Sam (Anders Danielsen Lie), a musician who wakes up to find that he may be the only human left alive in Paris after a zombie apocalypse.
While “The Night Eats the World” may not be as gore-filled as other zombie movies, it’s still a very suspenseful and atmospheric film that’s definitely worth watching.
The most overrated Spanish horror movies of 2019
The following is a list of the most overrated Spanish horror movies of 2019. These are the movies that received the most hype but failed to deliver on expectations.
- The Possession of Hannah Grace
- The Nun
- The Curse of La Llorona
- Slender Man
- A Quiet Place
- Bird Box
- The Purge
The most controversial Spanish horror movies of 2019
Spain has a long history of producing controversial horror films, and 2019 was no exception. From films that pushed the boundaries of good taste to those that simply divided audiences, these are the most controversial Spanish horror movies of 2019.
- El Hoyo (The Hole)
El Hoyo was one of the most talked-about Spanish horror films of 2019, and for good reason. The film tells the story of a group of people who are forced to live in a vertical prison, with each level containing a different horrifying element. The film was criticized by some for its graphic violence and sexual content, but others praised it for its originality and clever commentary on society.
- La Residencia (The Residence)
La Residencia tells the story of a group of people who move into a remote house only to find that it is haunted by an evil spirit. The film was criticized by some for its slow pacing and lack of scares, but others praised it for its atmospheric setting and creepy atmosphere.
- Muñeca Rotas (Broken Dolls)
Muñeca Rotas is a found footage film that follows a group of teenagers who break into a haunted house. The film was criticized by some for its cheap scares and lack of originality, but others praised it for its effective use of jump scares and creepy atmosphere.
- El Corazón del Diablo (The Devil’s Heart)
El Corazón del Diablo is a found footage film that tells the story of a group of friends who investigate a series of strange disappearances in their town. The film was criticized by some for its slow pacing and lack of scares, but others praised it for its effective use of suspense and creepy atmosphere.
The most influential Spanish horror movies of 2019
The following is a list of the most influential Spanish horror movies of 2019. These films have been selected for their ability to change the landscape of horror and push the genre in new and exciting directions.
-The Silent House
-The Witching Hour
The most underrated Spanish horror directors of 2019
2019 was a fantastic year for horror movies, and Spain had a lot to offer in this genre. While some Spanish directors are internationally known, there are many other talented filmmakers who are not as well known but deserve recognition. Here are some of the most underrated Spanish horror directors of 2019.
Juan Manuel Pombo is a relatively new director, but his debut film “The Last Girl” was one of the best Spanish horror movies of 2019. The movie is about a group of girls who are sent to a remote convent to be exorcised. However, they soon realize that the convent is actually a portal to Hell. Pombo expertly combines suspense, scares, and gore to create a truly unnerving experience.
Another debut director, Carlos disturbed the hell out of viewers with his film “The Valley of Ashes”. The movie is set in rural Spain in the early 20th century and follows a family who moves to a new home in the middle of nowhere. Soon, they realize that their new home is haunted by demonic entities. The movie is atmospheric, creepy, and thoroughly unsettling.
Laura Casabe also made her directorial debut in 2019 with “The Witch’s House”. The movie is about a group of friends who break into an abandoned house in the woods that is rumoured to be cursed. They soon realize that the curse is real and they are now being hunted by a murderous witch. Casabe skillfully creates an atmosphere of dread that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats.
All three of these directors are immensely talented and have promising careers ahead of them. If you’re looking for some great Spanish horror movies, be sure to check out their work.
The most overrated Spanish horror directors of 2019
The most overrated Spanish horror directors of 2019 are Nicolás López, who directed the movie “Psycho”, and Álex de la Iglesia, who directed the movie “The Witch”.
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