7 Must-Watch Underrated Horror Movies

Repulsion (1965)

Roman Polanski made his English-language debut with this film about Carole, an androphobic young woman alone in a flat who starts to hallucinate all of a sudden.

Don't Look Now (1973)

Nicholas Roeg delved into the grief of a couple who have recently lost their children in this atmospheric film.

The Changeling (1980)

George C. Scott starred as a bereaved composer who moves into a massive house in Seattle that may have a lingering presence he cannot see under Peter Medak's direction.

Possession (1981)

Andrzej Zutawski's film is triggered by a separation, after which the husband pursues his wife, determined to get to the bottom of what has caused her to have a change of heart.

Misery (1990)

This Rob Reiner film was adapted from a Stephen King novel, and delved into the horrors humans are capable of, brought through by James Caan and Kathy Bates.

Let the Right One In (2008)

Tomas Alfredson's unusual film follows a young introvert of a boy who is bullied at school and finds solace in the friendship of a neighbour who appears only at night.

The Babadook (2014)

Jennifer kent helmed this story of a single mother who must look after her child in the aftermath of her husband's distressing death only to find that her house may not be the safe space she'd want it to be.