5 Highest-Grossing Home Invasion Movies

The Purge When the doorbell rings in the middle of the night or you hear a handle being jiggled in the dark, chances are that fear runs through your veins while you anxiously begin to fantasise about all the terrifying home invasion movies you've seen over the years. A home invasion, after all, is one of the most terrifying and violating things that can happen to a person or a family - their sense of safety, trust and peace of mind is completely shattered. It's genuinely something with the ability to scar a person for the rest of their lives. And it€™s also something you would only hope ever happens in the movies and never to yourself. Here are 5 of the most popular, most lucrative, and most terrifying (except one) home invasion movies ever made, all of which happen to be the highest-grossing in this particular sub-genre...

5. Fear (1996)


Budget: $6,312,240 Gross (Adjusted For Inflation): $30,096,290 This thriller, directed by James Foley and written by Christopher Crowe, stars Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen, Amy Brenneman, and Alyssa Milano. Young lovers Nicole Walker (Witherspoon) and David McCall (Wahlberg) start to have a tense relationship when Nicole's father begins to question David's past and his personality. He doesn't approve of Nicole dating David, leaving her with an ultimatum. At first, she continues to date David with full faith, but slowly starts to pick up on his Borderline Personality Disorder. David eventually loses it when Nicole refuses to see him, and tries to break into their home with some of his friends. They end up breaking in and tormenting the family, as well as (brace yourself, animal lovers) beheading the family dog.

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