6 Must See French Horror Films

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Unless you’re a horror film fanatic, you might not know that the French have been putting out some amazing horror films over the last several years. They’re a nice change of pace from traditional American horror flicks.

Here is our list of must see French horror films.

Warning: Content in trailers is fairly graphic in nature.

1. À l’intérieur (Inside)

Vicious, brutal, engrossing, and at times, amusing. Get ready to cringe as you watch a psycho relentlessly pursue her goal of taking this woman’s baby.

2. Irréversible (Irreversible)

Watch as Alex’s boyfriend and friend seek revenge on a rapist. Be willing to suppress your emotions to make it through this film.

3. Ils (Them)

This French version of Strangers is a nice change of pace for our list. It wins more with suspense than gore.

4. Martyrs

I’m not sure if there is a good American comparison for this film. There is word they’re doing an American remake to star Kristen Stewart, talk about a horror film.

5. Frontière(s) (Frontiere(s))

Imagine a cross between Saw, The Hills Have Eyes, and Hostel, but instead of the desert mutants in The Hills Have Eyes, you have a family of neo-Nazis running an inn. If you want to see a well-done French survival horror, check out Frontière(s).

6. Haute Tension (High Tension)

Also known as Switchblade Romance, Haute Tension is a gritty French slasher. A nice French homage to classic slasher films.

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