Horror movies are great to watch and with winter coming along, it’s time that you stock up for those cosy nights in. YouTube offers a wonderful list of horror movies that you can stream for free. These movies are full length and they might even scare you more than those that are on circuit at the moment. They are made all over the world and they might even inspire you to make one of your own. Here is our list of top 20 free full length horror movies on YouTube.
The Last Monk
Director Sudipto Sen brings this English Bollywood movie to YouTube. It was initially released in 2008 and was shot in India. The movie is about a young newly wedded couple who find themselves on a journey from their corporate world to the spiritual environment of the Himalayas. It is a story about the superficialism in this middle-class Indian couple and how they are confronted with the cosmic beliefs of Buddhism. The Last Monk is the figure that speaks the truths that they do not want to hear, and it addresses prominent social issues in our global society.
Released in 2007 in India by director Shripal Morakhia, Naina brought lots of controversy to the country. The story is about a young girl who damages her eyes after viewing a solar eclipse. She receives a corneal transplant but her new set of eyes allows her to see ghosts. Follow her on her journey as she has to dodge the dead during her daily activities and deal with the supernatural.
You saw Godzilla; now get ready for Supercroc! This USA horror was released in 2007 and comes from the mastermind of director Scott Hall. It centres around the city of Los Angeles that has to fight a giant, killer reptile before it destroys the town. The security forces are useless and troops of soldiers are assigned to intercept the croc on its path to destruction. The stakes are high against the reptile but will it be enough for the citizens to be saved and the soldiers to save the day?
Wolf Girl is the perfect wolverine-like horror for you to settle into on a chilly night in. This Hindi-based movie was released in 2001 by director Thorn Fitzgerald. The story follows a young girl who has a rare disease in which she grows hair all over her face and body. As part of the freak show circus, she is often ridiculed by teens in the towns they perform in. She finds a friend whose mother is an experimental drug developer and slowly starts injecting herself with the mysterious drug in an attempt to be normal. However, she is unaware of the side effects.
The first instalment of the hit horror franchise, Wrong Turn, is now translated in Tamil for Indian viewers to enjoy. This American horror was directed by Rob Schmidt and was released in 2003. The film follows the story of a group of students who find themselves in the woods and start hearing and seeing strange things. Eventually they start to sense the danger as they are confronted with a group of mutilated cannibals who love to inflict pain on anyone who crosses them. It’s a race for these students to escape and go back home as fast as they can.
This Indian horror was directed by Rajeev Virani and was released in 2010. The story follows an unhappily married pregnant woman who has to unexpectedly travel back to her hometown of Mauritius in order to take care of her father. What she doesn’t know is that the house she has lived in is now possessed by her twin sister who died when they were just 5 years old. It is up to her husband to save his wife and unborn child from the malevolent spirit that poses a threat to their bodies and souls.
Ju-On: The Grudge
This horror is said to be the inspiration of the famous horror film, The Grudge. It was released in 2003 by Japanese director Takashi Shimizu and has been translated for Tamil audiences. The story follows a volunteer social assistant in Japan who is assigned to visit a family. Upon her visit she is cursed by two vengeful spirits, Kayako who was brutally murdered by her husband, and her son Toshio. Each person who lives or visits the house is horrifically murdered and killed.
Na Ka Inteqaam
The Bollywood-horror Na Ka Inteqaam was released in 2009 by director Kodanda Rami Reddy. The film stars Mumait Khan, Rajeev Kankala, Aditya Ohm, and Vinod Kumar. It brings you the best of the both worlds and allows you to see how these characters have to battle it out in terrifying circumstances in order to save their lives. Look forward to classical Bollywood songs and horrible jump scares as you are thrilled in your seat from beginning to end.
The 2008 English Horror film, The Sickhouse, has experienced a lot of success on YouTube. Director Curtis Radclyffe seems to have outdone himself when it comes to creating a suspenseful atmosphere online. It stars actors such as Gina Phillips, Alex Hassel, and Kelley Shirley. The story is about a young London archaeologist that hears about her research excavation site will be demolished in the morning. Stubbornly, she breaks into the site during the night to find evidence that will postpone the demolition. At the same time, 4 young drunks make their way into the building and are attacked by a ghost. The archaeologist arrives in the nick of time to tend to one of the guys but she soon finds out that they are trapped.
Zombie Apocalypse is always a good idea for a scary movie night. This English horror was released in 2010 by director Ryan Thompson. The movie follows the story of 2 college roommates who walk out of a bar and are confronted by the walking dead. Luckily, one of them has skills with an axe and the other is an avid video gamer. Along with a third member of their crew they are forced to survive until dawn. Along their journey they meet strangers who might or might not lead them into peril.
Another proud addition to the online Indian cinema is Six Telugu, a chilling horror that will send shivers down your spine. It was released in 2012 by director Srikanth Lingaad. It stars actors such as Jagapathibabu, Gayathri Iyer, Rajesh, and Surya. Join the main characters on a scary mission in which they must fight malevolence in order to survive. It is a story that is filled with deep twists and turns and it will leave you on the edge of your seat during the entire length.
Texas Roadside Massacre
Nothing is scarier than the Texan roadside. This 2012 horror was directed by Scott Kirkpatrick and deserves a special spot in our top 20 YouTube horror movies. It follows the story of 5 college students who decide to take a detour whilst travelling to their spring break destination. They end up in a town where one of them believes her sister went missing two years ago. After encountering a few locals they hit the road again, but their car malfunctions. They soon learn that this town is known for its missing person reputation and they soon discover the secrets that lie beneath.
3 Tunnels 2 Hell
An American horror that should be on your watch list is 3 Tunnels 2 Hell. It was released in 2014 and was directed by James Beckett. The film follows the story of a group of campers who visit a remote island in the Pacific Northwest that has been undisturbed for over 20 years. The tranquillity of the camp is broken when they discover an old bunker and tunnel complex and the diseased inhuman breeds that occupy them. An investigation then reveals that the warship was on its way to the US from Africa, but left unreturned after 40 years. Along with its secrets it was covered up.
This 2010 Hindi horror movie was released by director V. Samudra. It follows the story of a woman who gives birth to a baby girl who is the identified as a goddess. She grows up and is married to an orphan from the same village of her birth. An interesting ending to a wonderfully spiritual movie.