This article reviews various award-winning short horror and psychological films that you can watch free on YouTube. Each film is under 20 minutes and you can watch all of them within a 7-hour movie marathon.
If you love the horror genre but like me are plagued by expensive OTT platforms and want something short and scary, then YouTube is the right way to go. You probably don’t know, but there are a plethora of short movies that can be watched within 20 minutes each. So if you plan a fun and spooky horror night marathon for seven hours and want some psychological horror to haunt you, you have come to the right place. Plan to have your hair raised and to run frantically through any obscured rooms you experience.
At under 10 minutes, this short film comes to the heart of the matter in building anticipation and dread. A man takes a gander at an image of his ex and feels remorseful when bizarre events leave him urgently attempting to unplug. With audio effects that create the strain and takes you forward with a leap, this short film is a delightful introduction to the goldmine of frightfulness on YouTube.
It Had Pale Skin
A little youngster is strolling down an obscured road in the suburbs. What might turn out badly? Horror fans know the response to this one. Many will likewise ask why the damnation anybody would stroll down a road that is completely dark.
Oversimplified, this short will leave you frightful, especially in case you’re coulrophobia. Don’t have the foggiest idea of what that is? Watch the short and you will.
A lady gets back to locate her front entryway opened and fears there’s an interloper.
From that point, the short rapidly tightens up the pressure and panics. It plays on a typical encounter when natural shapes in the day seem evil and satanic in the evening. This short film won a few honors and it’s anything but difficult to perceive any reason why. For additional fear, watch in a completely dark room. You’ll swear that heap of garments on the seat moved.
A man, sleeping in his condo, answers a knock at the entryway.
There’s nothing similar to bygone music, unpleasant puppets, and a faintly lit lobby. It brings to mind a scene from 1408 where John Cusack attempts to look for help from somebody in a structure across the road. In the event that you live in a structure with comparable foyers, you have my feelings.
An adolescent young lady is challenged by her sibling to play a game… in a storage room.
No good thing can emerge out of these games. However, now and then, voracious interest joined with a “don’t down” attitude can prompt bad dreams… in case you’re fortunate. It’s awkwardly appalling the number of harmless areas and items in a home can be changed from commonplace to frigid. A top proposal from this rundown. Attempt the game yourself in the event that you need. Tell me how it goes.
On My Way
A cop is en route to a Halloween party when he understands that everybody around has gone insane.
Individuals going insane is a certain something, yet individuals going insane on Halloween is more terrible. We question whether it’s certifiable or a gathering execution put on in the soul of the period. That prompts risk and conceivable passing. Recorded in one nonstop shot, the dread tightens up as you experience it close by the official continuously.
Two investigators research a vacant house and experience a frightened lady looking for her missing girl.
Frightening with a bend, The Passing could without much of a stretch be changed into a full-length film. There’s an additional layer of dread a lot when kids are in the blend, either as blameless people or just saw as guiltless. An environmental house that you’d just observe individuals enter on a challenge just includes the icing this iced dread cake.
Behind The Door
A little youngster covers up at home while something ruthless prowls outside, attempting to get in.
We are quickly thrown into the middle of this short thriller, and the heavenly utilization of shadows and camera points tightens up our dread. Furthermore, once more, unpleasant music from a handheld radio that changes stations completely on its own equitable builds our fear. In the event that you hear a thump on your entryway while watching this present, it’s an ensured bounce alarm.
A more established lady hears odd sounds coming from her storm cellar.
Truly, there’s little as unnerving as creaky sounds, especially when you’re home alone and the sounds are coming from another room. The audio cues for this one feel like they’re beating in time with your running heartbeat. At under three minutes in length, this one is short and scarily sweet.
A lovely, bad dream story of a young lady with a detestable stepmother.
While a customary gothic sleep time story, rhymes and all, this short is both frenzies prompting and fulfilling. The emotional opening and the startling voice portrayal suitably show that this sort of frightfulness actually has life. I can hear the Beach Boys singing, “Wouldn’t it be decent if Suckablood existed?” Another top proposal!
Penelope investigates her youth home and discovers something else.
Not to be mistaken for Creak, this one bears all the more comparability to Suckablood. There’s an extraordinary thing about getting to the meat of the repulsiveness, and as yet having the option to fabricate the dread. The music here deftly does it with a “sit tight for it” pressure that frequents as it climbs. Mr. Squeak is a completely chilling ride and one well worth taking.
A youngster heads to another rec center to work out and get buff.
Somewhat of a cheat as it’s more comedic than unnerving, Ripped is still definitely justified even despite your time. There is some dread and alarms however by and large this is only an agreeable outing with an incredible bend. Credit to displaying how irritating and dangerous excessively accommodating individuals can be. In no way enjoyable to be lucky.
Is That You?
Whitney is at home on Halloween night when she sees somebody outside her home.
Fear on Halloween might be a typical story; be that as it may, they never develop old. Watching individuals go around in outfits for Halloween when you abruptly notice somebody stopping is sufficiently unpleasant. What adds to it is that, because of the veil, you can’t tell on the off chance that they are basically confronting your heading or gazing at you. You can’t perceive what plan lies in the eyes. What’s more, how would we realize that it is surely an outfit? Add this to your watchlist and appreciate the spine-shivering introduction music.
Working late to complete a task, a lady acknowledges a person or thing is following her.
It might hit excessively near and dear for some who have worked late at particular employment, yet have been the last one out the entryway. The quiet in an unfilled structure builds your disquiet close by the hero. When there is sound, it’s much more terrible, vibrating, and beat destroying. Appreciate it and never work late grinding away again.
“What’s up brother?”
A man at home is taking a gander at speculation choices when he gets an instant message from an obscure number.
The style of this one, from the cinematography to the trick of yellow shades, is propelled. The camera points raise the hairs on your neck as the obscure texter rapidly goes from innocuous to code red. The amazement may not lighten every one of your feelings of trepidation since we as a whole understand what they state about karma.
I Love You, Jamie
Wes is working late when a presence stalks him through the work while his accomplice watches on the web.
There’s a voyeuristic thing about our dependence on viewing the genuine existences of individuals on the web. This story amps it up by making the woman an accidental purveyor of Wes’ up and coming risk. It’s additionally suggestive of the Scream establishment as it becomes ghastliness inside awfulness. In case you’re a devotee of movies like Host on Shudder, this might be right up your alley.
A man is having bad dreams.
The depiction does little to pass on how incredible this short film is, and it is frightening. The film happens in a room with a man amidst holding bad dreams. It has loathsomeness, misfortune, and injury, and eventually, you actually won’t be certain what was genuine. At under four minutes, it’s a fundamental watch.
A lady gets into contention with her beau in a public washroom. At the point when he leaves, she hears abnormal sounds coming from the slow down next to hers.
Another short film that manages misery and what that can cause or make when permitted to putrefy, it’s a superb utilization of lighting, environment, and cosmetics. Torment and distress is a bad dream in itself, yet maybe in some cases, it can cultivate something else.
A lady is snoozing in bed when her TV turns on in the lounge room.
A ton of short movies develops the dread, facilitating from zero to 100. Truly, large numbers of these short movies arrive at 100 quicker, yet Play Time begins at around 50, at that point jumps to 100, and everything you can do is shake and grip at whatever is close by a pad, a toy, an individual. Eminently done audio effects joined with cosmetics makes this is an all-around oiled ghastliness machine.
Try Not to Look Away
A woman is remaining at her sweetheart’s place while he’s away however sadly, she’s in good company.
Once more, we have a freezing combo of a telephone, home alone and for additional chills, the utilization of the camera. It’s never simple to fabricate and keep up the pressure when the film happens in one room, however, it’s finished easily here. Here, it’s the thing you’re not seeing that freezes your blood.