SHOCK looks at a pack of pulse-pounding pictures that bring horror to the home.
With the recent release of maverick director Mike Flanagan’s unforgettable, no-nonsense home invasion horror movie HUSH, SHOCK got to musing on other great films where the womb-like sanctity of ones house is violated by violent external forces.
It really is one of the core nightmares of our society, this illusion of safety we construct, our homes, something that, if we let our guard down can be so easily threatened and taken away from us. The world is a scary place, we know this. But surely a deadbolt on the door and a window closed would keep that scary stuff out, right?
Here’s a list of 9 remarkable motion pictures that savagely exploit the horror of home invasion.