The 10 Best Foreign Horror Movies On Amazon Instant Video (In 2017)

 

Are you a true fan of horror?

If so, you'll appreciate the great variety and the fresh outlook that the best foreign horror movies have to offer.

Whether you prefer creepy, psychological terror, gory blood and guts or supernatural thrills...

...you’re sure to find refreshingly frightening and terrifying movies in this multicultural top-ten list.

Get ready, because these scary movies will make you check under your bed.

Ten Greatest International Horror Films On Amazon Instant Video In 2017

10) Art of the Devil

Art of the Devil - English Subtitled

If you’re on the lookout for scary films you haven't seen, then check out this Thai horror film about a woman seeking revenge after suffering sexual abuse. Using black magic to inflict ghastly and gruesome terror on her ex-boyfriend and his unsuspecting family, you’ll appreciate her macabre way of getting even. A lot of people feel this is one of the best foreign horror films to watch in 2017. We agree.

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9) The Devil's Backbone

The Devil's Backbone

Looking for a scary Spanish movie? If you're a huge fan of Director Guillermo del Toro, then this darkly intelligent film will satisfy your desire for supernatural thrills. When a boy arrives at an isolated boarding school for war orphans he becomes entwined in a tragic ghost story filled with creepy characters.

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8) Eyes Without a Face

Eyes Without a Face

You’ll develop a refined taste for scary French movies with this exquisite tale, set in the French countryside. A doctor tries to fix the face of his beautiful daughter, but when it goes awry she’s left disfigured. Her father goes to terrifying extremes to try and bring her back to her original glory.

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7) Yakuza Apocalypse

Yakuza Apocalypse

This underrated Japanese horror movie involves a story about a bloodthirsty vampire who also happens to be a formidable Yakuza boss in an underworld where bizarre creatures battle for dominion. With a mix of campy humor and bloody violence, this film is entertaining and jam-packed with action and fight scenes.

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6) Human Lanterns

Human Lanterns

A list of foreign horror movies wouldn’t be complete without this infamous cult film from China. Considered a controversial story, it’s about two noblemen with a long-standing score to settle - battling to win the annual lantern contest. When women are kidnapped to use their skin for lanterns, it takes a surreal twist.

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5) Marianne

Marianne

This surreal Swedish film is considered among the best international horror movies, which includes native folklore and psychological horror. A man who has lost his wife now has to deal with his grief and his kids as well as the haunting nightmares that have started to plague him. Prepare for a slow-burning supernatural thriller.

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4) Anatomy

Anatomy

One of the most amazing horror flicks from Germany is this terrifying movie about a medical student who discovers a secret society of evil doctors, who treat their patients like guinea pigs and worse. This Gothic horror story will have you thinking twice about visiting the doctor next time you’re ill.

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3) From the Dark

From the Dark

When thinking about the scariest foreign movie, you’d be forgiven for overlooking this Irish gem, but don’t expect cute Leprechauns in this bloodthirsty movie. It’s about a couple who find themselves stranded in the countryside at night time, while an ancient creature who hates the light waits in the shadows.

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2) Francesca

Francesca

One of the best foreign horror movies on Amazon instant video in 2017 is this 1970’s style horror, about a girl who disappeared 15 years ago. She is somehow linked to recent murders in the shady parts of the city, where a psychopath inspired by Dante’s Divine Comedy is leaving coins on the corpse’s eyes.

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1) Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead

Wyrmwood - Road of the Dead

One of our all-time favorites, this is an epic and often hilarious Australian zombie movie. Follow a motley bunch of Aussie characters into the Outback where they go head to head with marauding flesh-eaters. This post-apocalyptic thriller will satisfy anyone who loves great bloodthirsty genres with a twist of humor.

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