Fear is a natural feeling that many of us experience over and over again throughout our lives. But sometimes the same natural feeling takes on a pathological aspect and the person overreacts to it. This condition is called phobia, but there are solutions to treat it, and by consulting a psychiatrist, the disorder can be effectively controlled. One of the most common types of phobias is agoraphobia or aphrodisiac. People with this type of phobia prefer to spend more time at home and are afraid of being outdoors in crowded spaces. They are frightened, they force the audience to experience their feelings. The horror of these films is not the kind that we encounter in the usual horror films, in fact, in many of these films, there is no news of boundless bloodshed and strange and multifaceted creatures, instead you will experience horror that has psychological aspects./p>
In this article, we review 10 films that cause fear and panic through agoraphobia; So if you have this mental disorder, we suggest you skip watching them.
* Note: The works in this list are sorted by IMDb rating.
10- ( The Wolf Hour )
- Release Year: 2019
- Director: Alistair Banks Griffin
- Cast: Naomi Watts, Jennifer Eli, Amory Coen, Kelvin Harrison Jr.
- Raton Tomitoz Score: 50 out of 100 >
- IMDb rating to movie: 4.9 out of 10
while many The options on this list use agoraphobia and its aftermath as a side story./p>
John (Naomi Watts) is a young writer with A.D. Suffers from goraphobia. He lives alone in an apartment in the South Bronx, while there is widespread street rioting outside the house and he has to deal with the anxiety caused by these incidents.
The wolf watch is a very threadbare idea. Uses exponential and, like many of the works in this list, introduces an author as an anti-popular figure. Raton Tomitoz has a score of 50 and indicates a dipole who either loves the movie or hates it. In any case, thanks to Naomi Watts' believable and good acting, people who have experienced agoraphobia in their lives can better understand her fears and validate her spectacular performance.
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9- Immigrants ( The Lodgers )
- Year of publication: 2017
- Director: Brian O'Malley
- Actors: Charlotte Vega, Bill Milner, Eugene Simon, David Bradley
- Raton Tomitoz movie rating: 56 out of 100
- IMDb rating for movie: 5.1 From 10
This Irish Gothic film takes place around the First World War and inspires a special kind of fear and horror in the viewer that is similar to it in films like "We Always Live in the Castle". You Have Always Lived In The Castle.
Story About is a twin brother and sister who live alone in isolation from all the villagers on their ancestral estates. They are confronted with a strange and ghostly creature that monitors all their movements and with its three strange laws restricts their presence in the outside world and somehow locks them in the mansion. Until an adventurous veteran approaches the children and tries to help them break out of isolation.
The film takes place during Ireland's emerging independence and, despite its relatively familiar story, uses elements that Distinguishes it from many works of the genus House. The rhythm of the film is good and balanced and the audience does not notice the passage of time while watching it. Of course, critics make objections to the ending of Immigrants, which is one of the reasons for the film's low ratings.
8- The Falling )
- Release year: 2014
- Director: Carol Morley
- Actors: Missy Williams, Maxine Peak, Monica Dolan, Greta Skaki, Matthew Benton, Florence Pew
- Raton Tomitoz Score for Movie: 73 out of 100
- Score IMDb strong> To the film: 5.4 out of 10
Agoraphobia is not the main theme in this mysterious English film, but it forms important parts of the story and serves as one of the side effects on the victims. Rape is known.
The story takes place in the 60's and is about a high school girl named Abby (Florence Pew) who suffers from unknown physical problems that cause her to suddenly faint. Unaware of her illness, Abby accidentally enters the life of her best friend Lydia (Macy Williams) and communicates with her strange brother and mother. Talks about death and rape and addresses the psychological damage caused by rape to victims; Experiences that stay with them even over the years and affect different aspects of their lives. Not with strangers. As the story progresses, we realize that under the guise of this elusive woman, there is an unpleasant experience of hidden aggression that has affected the lives of her children as well as herself.
7- We have always lived in a castle (</<strong>> We Have Always Lived In The Castle )
- Release Year: 2018
- Director: Stacy Pasen
- Actors : Tisa Farmiga, Alexandra Dadario, Crispin Glover, Sebastian Stan
- Raton Tomitoz Score: 87 out of 100
- Score IMDb to the movie: 5.6 out of 10
Shirley Jackson is a writer who also suffers from phobias. He suffers and for this reason the traces of agoraphobia can be seen in many of his works. We have always lived in a castle, and it is an adaptation of the book of the same name, and this disorder plays an important role in it.
The story is about two sisters named Mary Kate and Constance who live with their uncle in a strange mansion. they do. The family has been suffering from agoraphobia for six years due to the psychological damage caused by a family tragedy and suffers from agoraphobia. For this reason, the outdoor environment is not safe at all. The family's isolation continues until their cousin Charles enters the mansion and fights with his sister to get Constance out of the isolation.
We Always Live in a Castle Draw the line between fantasy and reality by blurring it. .
6- The Woman in the Window ( The Woman in the Window )
- Year of Release: 2020
- Director: 26 out of 100
- IMDb points per movie: 5.7 out of 10
Woman behind the window Is one of the most recent works in the field of agoraphobia, and despite a strong production team, failed to attract more positive reviews from critics and audiences; The reason for this is the unbelievability of the events of the story.
The story is about depressed psychology, which also develops agoraphobia. He spends his days in his apartment and almost loses track of time. Until he accidentally and casually starts watching the neighbors 'house and at the same time he witnesses strange things that happen in one of the neighbors' house.
This movie after its initial screening received strong feedback. Negative and has not yet been officially released.
- Release year: 2015
- Director: Adam Schindler
- Actors: Beth Riesgerf, Rory Kalkin, Martin Starr, Jack Casey
- Raton Tomitoz Score To the movie: 48 out of 100
- IMDb points to the movie: 5.7 out of 10 li>
An annoying horror film is a compact one and as it should be and maybe not noticed by the audience and critics, but the atmosphere of the film is such that it is worth watching once and the fans of the horror genre Keeps satisfied.
The story of a young woman named A. Na (Beth Riesergerf) suffers from agoraphobia and spends most of her time at home. Until one night, several robbers attack her house, which is also considered a safe haven, but the bad guys in our story do not know that in addition to agoraphobia, Anna suffers from other mental disorders that can make things very difficult for them.
Among the annoying strengths are the strong role-playing of actors such as Beth Risegraf and Rory Kalkin. Also, this horror film, in 90 minutes of its time, makes every effort to create fear and horror from the genre of saw films, and it is considered a relatively spectacular and surprising effect in this genre.
4- Shirley ( Shirley )
- Release Year: 2020
- Director: Josephine Decker
- Actors: Elizabeth Moss , Michael Stolberg, Odessa Young, Logan Lerman, Victoria Pedretti, Overlock Cassidy
- Raton Tomitoz Score: 87 out of 100
- Score </<strong> IMDb to the movie: 6.1 out of 10
just before the movie "We Always Lived in the Castle" We said (We Have Always Lived In The Castle) and referred to the author of the source, Shirley Jackson. Shirley is a semi-fictional story about parts of the author's life.
Shirley Jackson is the author of some of the most famous crime novels, including The Haunting of the Hill House. Suffers from agoraphobia disorder. The film examines the process of writing one of his stories, Hangsaman.
The story begins as a young couple enters the strange mansion of the famous author Shirley Jackson and his wife, Professor Stanley Edgar Hyman, as a tenant. Jackson is busy writing his latest novel, but his ideas have run out and he does not want to leave home because he has agoraphobia. Until she decides to use the young couple in the story as the source of inspiration for her book. Another agoraphobic has appeared in the role of Shirley Jackson. Moss cleverly distinguishes between the two characters; Here, Shirley, unlike Sylvia, is a cold, mysterious, and somewhat frightening woman who apparently has no problem with the disorder she is suffering from and is not trying to cure it.
3- The last days (> The Last Days )
- Release year: 2013
- Director: Diode Pasteur, Alex Pasteur
- Actors: Martha Atora, Kim Gutierrez, Jose Coronado, Ivan Massague
- Raton Tomitoz Score: 91 out of 100
- Score > IMDb to the movie: 6.1 out of 10
This Spanish trailer is more of a sci-fi work, but its closeness With what is happening in the world today, the last days are turning into a horror movie that is not unlike our circumstances.
The story takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where an acute form of agoraphobia has spread. And people who for whatever reason from They leave their shelters, suffer a severe shock and die. Meanwhile, a young boy named Mark (Kim Gauthier) has to look for his lost mistress without leaving the confines.
This Spanish film was made in 2013 and probably no one thought of it at the time. It did not occur to him that the world would one day be struck by a deadly virus called Covid-19, which is one way to prevent transmission through agoraphobia and home confinement!
That's why watching this movie is more scary these days. And it seems more terrifying than it should be, and in some flashbacks the audience is confronted with the bitter reality of an epidemic (which is a memory for us now!).
2- Monkey Adjective ( Copycat )
- Raton Tomitoz Score: 79 out of 100
- Score IMDb to the movie: 6.6 out of 10
Successful release of "Silence of the Lambs" and attention The critics' wave created a wave that saw more and more serial killer films. The adjective Monkey was created following this wave.
The story is about Dr. Helen Hudson (Sigourney Weaver), a crime psychologist who conducts extensive research on serial killers. He suffers from agoraphobia after being attacked by one of his former clients, and prefers to spend all his time in his tech house. He is confronted with committing his crimes by imitating famous serial killers like Jeffrey Damer. Despite his mental disorder, Dr. Hudson decides to enter the case.
Since Hudson is a housewife due to his agoraphobia, most of the scenes in his luxurious, well-equipped apartment in San Francisco take place, and the audience can see the effort of a character. Touch to solve problems that he has suddenly encountered.
1- The Invisible Man
- Year of publication: 2020/li>
- Director: Lee Venel
- Cast: Elizabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reed, Harriet Dyer, Michael Dorman
- Raton Tomitoz Score for Movie: 91 out of 100
- Score IMDb strong To the film: 7.1 out of 10
Elizabeth Moss in the latest adaptation of the novel Invisible Man by H. . Wells presents one of the best role-playing roles in his acting career. Many critics of her influential play consider her to be one of the reasons for the success of this horror film. His intimacy takes refuge. Sylvia's wife Adrian is a wealthy physicist who apparently commits suicide shortly after being rejected by Sylvia. But Adrian's death is not the end of Sylvia's nightmares. She is now back in the dictionary of an invisible creature to harass her husband as much as she can; From Sylvia's psychological torture to being portrayed as a murderer! he does. His fear of encountering strangers is so great that he does not want to leave the house.
One of the main problems for people with agoraphobia is the fear of being confronted by ordinary people. They have no idea with them. Now imagine that the person struggling with this disorder is on the side of an invisible being that no one sees and has no idea about his evil deeds.
In other words, Sylvia's invisible husband is an allegory of agoraphobia and emotion. It is unpleasant that occurs in patients with this disorder. The Invisible Man is a prime example of a work that emphasizes the creation of horror through psychological aspects and is very successful in doing so.