Nosferatu, eine Symphony of the Grauens (translated asNosferatu: A Symphony of Horror, or simplyNosferatu) is a 1922German Expressionist horror film, directed byFW Murnau, starringMax Schreckas thevampire Count Orlok. The film, shot in 1921 and released in 1922, was an unauthorized adaptation ofBram Stoker’sDracula(1897). Various names and other details were changed from the novel: for instance, “vampire” became “Nosferatu” and “Count Dracula” became “Count Orlok”.

Stoker’s heirs sued over the adaptation, and a court ruled that all copies of the film be destroyed. However, a few prints of Nosferatu survived, and the film came to be regarded as an influential masterpiece of cinema. [1] [2]

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Get Out

Get Out is a 2017 American horror film written and directed by Jordan Peele . It stars Daniel Kaluuya as Chris, a black man who visits the family of his girlfriend ( Allison Williams ); at their home, the servants are black and act strangely. Bradley Whitford , Caleb Landry Jones , Stephen Root , Lakeith Stanfield , and Catherine Keener Costa.

Get Out premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 24, 2017, and was theatrically released in the United States on February 24, 2017, by Universal Pictures . The film was well-received by critics and audiences, with particular praise for Peele’s screenplay and direction and Kaluuya’s performance, and was chosen by the National Board of Review , the American Film Institute , and Time magazine as one of the top 10 films of the year. The film was also a box office success, grossing $ 254 million worldwide on a $ 4.5 million budget. At the 75th Golden Globe Awards , Get Out Received Two Nominations:Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and Best Actor – Comedy or Musical for Kaluuya.

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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre [note 1] is a 1974 American horror film directed by Tobe Hooper and co-produced by Hooper and Kim Henkel . It stars Marilyn Burns , Paul A. Partain ,Edwin Neal , Jim Siedow and Gunnar Hansen , who are portray Sally Hardesty, Franklin Hardesty, the hitchhiker, the proprietor, and Leatherface. The film follows a group of friends who fall victim to a family of cannibals while on their way to visit an old homestead. Although it was marketed as a true story to a wider audience and a subtle commentary on the era’s political climate, its plot is entirely fictional; however, the character of Leatherface and minor plot details were inspired by the crimes of real-life murderer Ed Gein .

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The Exorcist (movie)

The Exorcist is a 1973 American supernatural horror film , adapted by William Peter Blatty from his 1971 novel of the same name , and starring Ellen Burstyn , Linda Blair , Max von Sydow , and Jason Miller . The film is part of The Exorcist franchise. The book, inspired by the 1949 exorcism of Roland Doe , [3] [4] deals with the demonic possessionof a 12-year-old girl and her mother’s attempts to win back her child through an exorcism conducted by two priests. The adaptation is relatively faithful to the book, which has been commercially successful (earning a place on the New York Times Best Seller list ). [5] [6] The film experienced a troubled production; Even In The Beginning, movie directors Including Several prestigious Stanley Kubrick and Arthur Pennturned it down. Incidents, such as the toddler of one of the main actors being hit by a motorbike and hospitalized, attracted claims that the set was cursed. The complex special effects used in the film also presented severe challenges. The film’s notable moral themes include the nature of faith and the boundaries of maternal love . [5]

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