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It's creepy throughout but by the time you finally discover what's really going on it's not only terrifying but emotionally devastating too.

Films can be scary simply by using loud noises and sudden movements to make their audiences jump; they can play on primal fears and physical reactions to give you a thrill. To be effectively creepy, a film needs to establish a certain atmosphere; it needs to draw you in and make you care. I love most kinds of horror movies, but creepy films are probably my favourite.

It needs to give you something to think about when you’re trying to drop off to sleep at night; to make you wonder whether that creaking noise down the hallway was just the house settling, or something lurking in the shadows. Or rather, my least favourite, because they give me nightmares and make me paranoid and afraid to look into mirrors in the dark. Here are 81 genuinely creepy movies (in no particular order). Though the marketing material was somewhat misleading, featuring the above scary-looking dude (who really isn't a big part of the film at all), the movie itself, from director Trey Edward Shults is a claustrophobic slow-burner that ramps up the creep factor insidiously.

Well, except for the one about the golfers, but that one’s just there for light relief before the film hits you with the scariest ventriloquist’s dummy ever committed to film. Buy the DVD from Amazon for £6.99 One of the most truly harrowing movies of recent years is this feature debut from Ari Aster.

Toni Collette stars as a mother trying to hold together her family in the aftermath of a tragedy while around her supernatural goings on begin to escalate.

One of the most stylishly shot found footage movies you’ll ever see, the makers know the rules of the genre well enough that when they break them, it adds to the story rather than detracting from it. Watch online with i Tunes for £6.99 and Amazon Prime Video with Shudder for £12.98, or buy the DVD from Amazon for £7.64 sees a would-be doctor battling the forces of evil for her daughter (and her sanity) even as everyone around her flees to safer ground.

The juxtaposition of earthly and unearthly threats makes this a uniquely terrifying film, and Shideh (Narges Rashidi) is a wonderfully complex and sympathetic heroine.

The wrap-around sees a consultant arrive at a country home only to find that he recognises all of the guests at the house – he’s seen them all in a dream.

Spooked, the guests start recounting their own stories of the uncanny, each more unnerving than the last.

Joel Edgerton plays the patriarch of a family holed up in a cabin in the woods to escape an unnamed wide spread virus.

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