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“A clockwork orange” and 11 the most terrifying films about home invasion

Nice to see a movie about a not too sensible characters, as opposed to innocent attackers, sitting at home in a comfortable chair and knowing that within his apartment you are in no danger. But is this real security? Closed your door on all locks? Would you open to a stranger who will call himself by the representative of the housing office or the election agitator? If you really are in no danger when you cross the threshold of his fortress?

In Hollywood the subject of intrusion into his house often, and from watching similar films often becomes uncomfortable. Not so long ago in rolling out the horror film “the Strangers: Violent games”, and it’s a great excuse to remember the best of the paintings in which the characters had to face with evil and cruelty in your own home.

“In the case of the murder dial M” (1954) / Dial M for Murder

It would be strange in this thread to ignore the recognized king of suspense Alfred Hitchcock. We will not, and will offer to remember the classic master detective called “the case of the murder dial M”. In this picture, Hitchcock once again raises the question of the “perfect crime” — now the attacker finds the murder of the submissive performer: while the main character is going to establish an alibi, his assistant must break in and kill the mistress when she is talking on the phone.

Filigree adept at Hitchcock story, the action almost the whole picture was placed not even in the house, and in the same room, artificially causing the audience the claustrophobia, and the amazing tension of the scene of the attack and struggle even today to make the heart beat stronger.

“A clockwork orange” (1971) / A Clockwork Orange

Fear of penetration of the strangers in the house does not have to be associated with horror movies — it can tell and thrillers, and dramas, and even, as in the case of “a Clockwork orange” by Stanley Kubrick, fiction dystopia. Another important difference between the “Orange” from the following films — demonstration of the attack from the point of view of the attackers, not the victims. The viewer becomes like a member of the gang of “homies” that create “ultra violence” in landscapes and scenery of the Patriarchal rural England.

Cult scene of the attack on the mansion and rape the mistress of the house even today it is impossible to look without a shudder — the brutality with which young gangsters “Lord” covers the terror in even the most ferocious slasher.

“Last house on the left” (1972) / The Last House on the Left

About the debut picture of Wes Craven today I remember the very first, hand on heart, his later work was better. And second, a remake of the 2009 recaptured past desire to reconsider zashkalivalo brutal original “Last house on the left”. But in the context of today’s selection ribbon Craven fits perfectly — the characters in the film allowed themselves to his house murderers, pretending to be involved in an accident insurance agents.

Piquancy of the situation adds the fact that the villains stay in the house the couple, whose daughter was just raped and murdered them — Craven always knew how to maximally tighten the plot nodes. Special bloody movie (the film received an X rating rolling) just because the author was under the impression from the crimes of Charles Manson, flamewaverz in the house with great fury.

“Cape fear” (1991) / Cape Fear

Strictly speaking, the main villain of Martin Scorsese’s Thriller “Cape fear” does not break into the mansion of the main character, and encroach on a large boat, a real floating house, where the family pursued their counsel intends to escape from a former prisoner. The difference, however, is small, more of the boat down in the water, and the prisoners of a psychopath is not possible to go outside and run, happened the invasion of the land. Thus, Scorsese puts the characters in more severe conditions is certainly something will have to participate in the struggle for life and death, there is no turning back.

Movie scary the fact that the villain is a true psychopath, who is obsessed with the destruction of a particular family, the brutality of the character Robert De Niro at some point no longer depends on hurt or angry, she’s flooding the whole dark soul of a killer and rapist.

“Funny games” (1997) / Funny Games

It would seem that it may be the safer of the two polite teenagers in dazzling white robes at the door, disturbing your rest in the early morning? You never know what could happen — they get lost or may want to give leaflets and maybe they just neighborly need some sugar. But no, in the movie “Funny games” by Michael Haneke two young men, Peter and Paul, bring death to the masters who opened the door of the house.

Movie hurt the viewer — evil has never been so commonplace and even attractive, he has always needed some explanation, but the banal, but at the same time unthinkable, “because we want to”. Haneke broke the barriers that once seemed impenetrable wall, protecting us from the horrors.

“Panic room” (2002) / Panic Room

Undeservedly pushed to the third plan Thriller David Fincher’s “panic Room” and without our tips deserves repeated to him the return is brilliantly played out a tense story about two Housewives at home, mother and daughter trapped in their own shelter used as a last means of protection from unwanted intruders in the house.

Largely due to the impressive acting work — jodie foster and Kristen Stewart vs Jared Leto and forest Whitaker — the picture looks at one breath, well, about the fact that an impregnable fortress inside the house can be a death trap for its inhabitants, and should not be said, Fincher is a worthy successor to Hitchcock, in his films there is always a place of unexpected plot twists and surprising transformations of heroes and villains.

“The Strangers” (2008) / The Strangers

Don’t want to upset you, but to the original “Strangers” new movie “Strangers: the crying game” has a very distant relationship — the authors of the sequel just used the same mask that was ten years ago. So two films are very different, and the advantage, of course, on the side of the first tape. The main characters had, though very broken, but a curious backstory — Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman played quarreling and ready to breakup a couple, but their conflict is interrupted by the arrival of three actors wearing masks, brazenly entered the house.

The creators of “Strangers” in the credits indicate the reality of these stories, but to take those words literally it is not necessary — it’s just a frivolous warning to householders willing to open its doors to any visitor.

“You end!” (2011) / You’re Next

The slasher “You’re dead!” Director Adam Wingard’s main role is performed not by actors but by the mask — this time, unlike “Strangers”, the pursuers chose images of animals: foxes, tigers and sheep. Otherwise the plot is pretty standard — big, but not too friendly the family gathers at a gala dinner in the mansion on the outskirts of the city, and here they are waiting for the maniacs with crossbows, axes, sharp wire and a jammer of mobile communication.

Their murders sinister guests furnish theatrical poses and constant bloody message “You’re next!”, however, they are Board — some of those present at the dinner don’t want to die. Junction with a explanation of a few spoil the impression of the tape, but the spectator in any way alarming — keep doors shut.

“The purge” (2013) / The Purge

Not all the plot experiments with the history of the invasion are successful, but “the purge” is a real leap forward. The main characters in the film are the victims of the attack is no accident, moreover, they know that they can be attacked and even ready to repel it. Of course, not everything goes according to plan, and pre-prepared traps and containment system do not work, but the overall atmosphere in the story, you will agree, is quite different.

Before the lust to kill with impunity here are powerless locks and grates, the villains do not stop pleas for mercy and return fire — the cult of violence and passion of Americans to arms raised to the power, and the indulgence of legislators vices exposed. Oddly enough, the audience ultranasilie had to taste, and the film received two sequels.

“Who’s there?” (2015) / Knock Knock

The plot of the Thriller by Eli Roth, “Who’s there?” is similar to the embodiment of the hidden men’s dreams — the family of the protagonist left him in a huge house alone, and after dark in the mansion’s door knock two hot girls, drenched from head to toe.

Hero Keanu Reeves accepts strangers at home, allows them to freshen up and warm up until to home taxi rides, but suddenly (suddenly?) acquaintance turns to sex, and that man is held hostage by two brazen vymogatelnits threatening to tell the police about the rape, the girl satisfied the real Sabbath.

Eli Roth has never hesitated to experiment, ignoring the grumbling critics. So this time he made a film about the invasion for a generation of Facebook and instagram, where social networks become weapons as dangerous and effective as a gun or knife.

Silence (2016) / Hush

The lack of motives of the attacker — perhaps not the worst thing that distinguishes movies about invasions from other horror movies. These films show how we are vulnerable to Absolute evil doesn’t need reasons to attack.

The heroine of the Thriller “Silence” becomes the object of persecution by the unknown in the mask, who visited her country house. The situation is aggravated by the fact that the mansion is far away from other houses, and the heroine herself even as a child he lost his hearing and voice, and therefore can not call for help through traditional means. However, the habit of living in silence gives her and advantage over the sinister guest — she feels the movement of the stranger in other ways.

“Don’t breathe” (2016) / Don’t Breathe

To turn the hunter to the victim is not a new artistic technique, and in the context of an intruder on private property the villains should be the master punished, he does look fairly and sensibly, but not in the case with the Thriller “don’t breathe”.

His characters, three teenage break into the house of a blind war veteran living in a dilapidated house on the outskirts of the city. Would-be robbers all you need is to find where the old man is hiding his savings so quietly to escape, while the blind groping in search of his cane. But there it was — and the house is filled with secrets, and the grandfather may well still take care of myself, and most importantly — in the basement of the house the hidden secret, the disclosure of which the owner is not welcome, and hence, an intruder must be destroyed at any cost.

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