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Movies Like Split: Mental Illness Made Terrifying

While depictions of mental illness in these horror movies may be unhelpful for removing stigmas around certain conditions, they still feature some unforgettable characters.

'Movies Like Shutter Island': Atrocities of the Asylum

These insane asylum movies do not paint a rosy picture of American mental-health treatment facilities. Make sure to check out 'Session 9' for one of the most terrifying found-footage flicks in the genre, as well as 'Stonehearst Asylum' for a recent psychological-horror based on the Poe short-story!

'Movies like Se7en': Modern Psychological Horror

A list crowned by recent Australian masterpiece, 'The Babadook' - which, for our money, is the best film of its ilk released in recent years. For those not in the know, psychological horror relies less on blood and guts and more on brains: playing on the audience's unconscious fears, toying with the uncanny, and making strategic use of silence.

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