For all the horror fans out there, these Irish horror films certainly give you the shivers.
Horror films aren’t everyone’s cup of tea – you either love them or refuse to watch them. There have been quite a few horror films produced in Ireland, many of which will definitely scare the daylights out of you. For all the horror fans out there, we have compiled a list of some of the scariest Irish horror films.
"Citadel" is dark, creepy, and definitely a competitor for scariest Irish film. The film has some influences from HP Lovecraft so if you’re into that sort of thing this movie is for you.
"Wake Wood" is a film that ties back to the classics of ’70s folk horror. If you aren’t a fan of a possessed little girl this may not be for you. The film had a stand-up cast, including Aidan Gillen and Timothy Spall.
The film follows a young man who is investigating the death of his late wife. This movie goes old school in terms of the storyline, but overall the film gives off a creepy and unnerving vibe.
"Byzantium" is a fantasy thriller about two vampires living in a small British seaside town. The film has Irish actor Saoirse Ronan and will be sure to give you chills.
"The Hallow" is a British/Irish horror movie filmed in Ireland. The story revolves around a family who moves to a remote Irish village surrounded by a large forest. The film is a dark fairytale that will be sure to give you a fright.
Let Us Prey
"Let Us Pray" is a morality tale, combining dark comedy and a lot of gore. The film follows a stranger who gets arrested in a small village where everything starts to go very wrong. If you can’t handle a lot of blood this may not be for you.
If you aren’t into straight-up horror fan you may be interested in some very dark and scary comedy. In "Grabbers," the creators found a way to produce a frightening film that was actually funny in the process.
What Irish horror movies are we missing from this list? Let us know in the comments.