Top 10 Monster Movies of 2016

Most horror movie fans were somewhat disappointed in 2015 but the monster movies for 2016 will for sure make up for last year’s let downs. Some of the monster movies and monster movies series that have already been released and those to be released in the course of 2016 will leave you sitting on the edge of your seat. Here are some of the most impressive monster movies of 2016.

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10. The Forest

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This movie is set in a Japanese forest, which is an actual real life forest named Aokigahara that is infamous for the numerous suicides recorded here. In this movie, a young American girl goes searching for her twin who had vanished in the forest and that is when the thrilling story unfolds as she comes face to face with haunted souls manifesting as monsters ready to prey on any intruder. One of the most fascinating monsters movies of 2016

9. Pride and Prejudice Zombies

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This movie is based on the bestselling parody novel by Seth G. Smith. What makes this one of the must watch movies of the 2016 monsters movies is how the storyline is a concoction of love and horror. The intricate plot revolves around soon to be married lovers, Elizabeth and Darcy, and how they have to face a zombie outbreak that threatens to bring the society to a collapse. This would be a great story to spin into monsters movie series but for now, we just have to be satisfied with the movie.

8. Viral

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Viral has earned a slot on the top ten monsters movies. It is a story of a virus outbreak that wipes out half of the earth population and a young girl that has to face the dilemma of abandoning her infected sister or risking to stick with her while facing the risk of being infected as well.

7. Friend Request

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If you watched unfriended, you will definitely enjoy this is one of the monsters movies. Friend request is the story of a popular college girl who gets obsessed with finding out the identity of someone that asked her to be a friend on Facebook. As she starts to investigate, people close to her start dying mysteriously and she realizes she has to unearth the identity of this creepy friend before it is too late.

6.The Wailing

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There aren’t many monsters movies or monsters movie series whose plot is about making a movie. This is one of those. A South Korean movie production crew suddenly realizes that people are dying mysteriously and they first suspect the mushrooms they were eating until they notice a queer stranger in their midst.

5. Neon Demon

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This is a rivetting story about a young upcoming model, whose youth is eaten up by some money hungry women and what ensues is an intricate display of horror and beauty all served on the same platter. Not even the best monsters movie series of all time have succeeded in striking such a balance.

4. The Shallows

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This is probably one of the scariest monster movies 2016 has to offer. Nancy Adams, who has just lost her mom, discovers paradise beach in Mexico and on reaching there, she figures out that the beach is nothing close to paradise but is ruled by a man-eating monster of a shark.

3. Train to Busan

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This is another one in the classic category of monster movies 2016 has given us. It is the story of a Korean man who is taking his ex-wife and kid for a surprise holiday on a speed train when a woman that has a strange bite on her leg boards. When on transit, the woman succumbs to the zombie virus and starts biting the other passengers.

2. Origin of Evil

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This is probably the only monster movies 2016 has that is a prequel to another movie. It is a prequel to Ouija and that is why it is also called Ouija 2. The director does an amazing job of setting the prequel a whole 50 years prior to Ouija 1. You might want to watch both movies together in case you hadn’t watched the other one. Think of the two as a series especially if you are into monsters movie series.


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We reserved this for number 1 on our top ten monster movies 2016 list because it is one of those movies that will make you not want to snack on popcorn. It is a story of a group of carnival workers who get kidnapped and lost in a maze and their struggle to escape alive.

So there you have it – 10 monster movies 2016 has to offer that will send a chill down your spine. There aren’t any many monsters movie series worth noting so far but in case any are released this year, we will for sure let you know. Stay tuned for that and more!

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